Publications

Prior to UAlbany

28) Jialin Lei, Shanlin Hu, Christopher L Turner, Keyu Zeng, Michael T Yeung, Jinyuan Yan, Richard Kaner, Sarah H Tolbert “Synthesis and High Pressure Mechanical Properties of Superhard Rhenium/Tungsten Diborides Nanocrystals” ACS Nano, In Press Link

27) Oleksandr I Malyi, Michael T Yeung, Kenneth R Poeppelmeier, Clas Persson, Alex Zunger. “Spontaneous non-stoichiometry and ordering of metal vacancies in degenerate insulators” Matter, 2019, 1, 280-294 Link

26) Georgiy Akopov, Wai H Mak, Dimitrios Koumoulis, Hang Yin, Bryan Owens-Baird, Michael T Yeung, Mit H Muni, Shannon Lee, Inwhan Roh, Zachary C Sobell, Paula L Diaconescu, Reza Mohammadi, Kiril Kovnir, Richard B Kaner. “Synthesis and Characterization of Single Phase Metal Dodecaboride Solid Solutions: Zr1-xYxB12 and Zr1-xUxB12Journal of the American Chemical Society¸2019, 141, 9047-9062 Link

25) Jialin Lei, Georgiy Akopov, Michael T Yeung, Jinyuan Yan, Richard B Kaner, Sarah H Tolbert. “Radial X‐Ray Diffraction Study of Superhard Early Transition Metal Dodecaborides under High Pressure” Advanced Functional Materials, 2019, 29, 1900293- Link

24) Jialin Lei, Michael T Yeung, Reza Mohammadi, Christopher L Turner, Jinyuan Yan, Richard B Kaner, Sarah H Tolbert. “Understanding the mechanism of hardness enhancement in tantalum-substituted tungsten monoboride solid solutions” Journal of Applied Physics, 2019, 125, 082529 Link

23) Georgiy Akopov, Inwhan Roh, Zachary C. Sobell, Michael T. Yeung, Lisa Pangilinan, Saeed I. Khan, Richard Kaner “Effects of Dodecaboride Forming Metals on the Properties of Superhard Tungsten Tetraboride” Chemistry of Materials, 2018, 10, 3559-3570 Link

22) Jialin Lei, Michael T. Yeung, Paul J. Robinson, Reza Mohammadi, Christopher L. Turner, Anastasia Alexandrova, Richard B. Kaner, Abby Kavner, and Sarah H. Tolbert. “Understanding How Bonding Controls Strength Anisotropy in Hard Materials by Comparing the High Pressure Behavior of Orthorhombic and Tetragonal Tungsten Monoboride” JPCC, 2018, 122, 5647-5656 Link

21) Georgiy Akopov, Inwhan Roh, Zachary C. Sobell, Michael T. Yeung, Richard Kaner. “Investigation of ternary metal dodecaborides (M 1 M 2 M 3) B 12 (M 1, M 2 and M 3= Zr, Y, Hf and Gd)” Dalton Transactions, 2018, 47, 6683-6691 Link * Cover image here

20) Georgiy Akopov, Inwhan Roh, Zachary C. Sobell, Michael T. Yeung, Lisa Pangilinan, Richard Kaner “Effects of Variable Boron Concentration on the Properties of Superhard Tungsten Tetraboride” JACS, 2017, 139, 17120–17127 Link

19) Andrew C. Serino, Jesse S. Ko, Michael T. Yeung, Jeffrey J. Schwartz, Chris B. Kang, Sarah H. Tolbert, Richard B. Kaner, Bruce S. Dunn, Paul S. Weiss. “Lithium Ion Insertion Properties of Solution-Exfoliated Germanane” ACS Nano, 2017, 11, 7995 – 8001 Link

18) Cheng-Wei Lin, Rebecca L. Li, Shauna Robbennolt, Michael T. Yeung, Georgiy Akopov, and Richard B. Kaner; “Furthering Our Understanding of the Doping Mechanism in Conjugated Polymers Using Tetraaniline” Macromolecules, 2017, 50, 5892 – 5897 Link

17) Georgiy Akopov*, Michael T. Yeung*, Richard B, Kaner; “Rediscovering the Crystal Chemistry of Borides” Advanced Materials 2017, 29, 1604506 Link * These authors contributed equally

16) Georgiy Akopov*, Zachary C. Sobell*, Michael T. Yeung, Richard B. Kaner; “Stabilization of LnB12 (Ln = Gd, Sm, Nd and Pr) in Zr1-xLnxB12 Under Ambient Pressure” Inorganic Chemistry 2016, 55, 12419-12426 Link *these authors contributed equally

15) Rebecca L. Li, Cheng-Wei Lin, Yuanlong Shao, Che Wai Chang, Fu-Kai Yao, Matthew Kowal, Haosen Wang, Michael T. Yeung, Su-Chuan Huang, Richard B. Kaner; “Characterization of Aniline Tetramer by MALDI TOF Mass Spectrometry upon Oxidative and Reductive Cycling” Polymers 2016, 8, 401 Link

14) Michael T. Yeung, Georgiy Akopov, Cheng-Wei Lin, Danny King, Rebecca L. Li, Zachary C. Sobell, Reza Mohammadi, Richard B. Kaner; “Superhard W0.5Ta0.5B Nanowires Prepared at Ambient Pressure” Applied Physics Letters 2016, 109, 203107- 203110 Link * Cover image, Editor’s Pick, and featured by APL here

13) Georgiy Akopov, Michael T. Yeung, Zachary C. Sobell, Christopher L. Turner, Richard B. Kaner. “Superhard Mixed Transition Metal Dodecaborides” Chemistry of Materials 2016, 28, 6605-6612 Link

12) Robert S. Jordan, Yue Wang, Ryan D. McCurdy, Michael T. Yeung, Kristofer L. Marsh, Saeed I Khan, Richard B. Kaner, Yves Rubin. “Synthesis of Graphene Nanoribbons via the Topochemical Polymerization and Subsequent Aromatization of a Diacetylene Precursor” Chem 2016, 1, 78-90 Link * Previewed  by Chem here

11) Georgiy Akopov, Michael T. Yeung, Christopher L. Turner, Reza Mohammadi, and Richard B. Kaner. “Extrinsic Hardening of Superhard Tungsten Tetraboride Alloys with Group IV Transition Metals” Journal of the American Chemical Society 2016, 138, 5714-5721 Link * Spotlighted by JACS here

10) Georgiy Akopov, Michael T. Yeung, Christopher L. Turner, Rebecca L. Li, and Richard B. Kaner. “Stabilization of HfB12 in Y1-xHfxB12 Under Ambient Pressure” Inorganic Chemistry, 2016 Link

9) Michael T. Yeung, Jialin Lei, Reza Mohammadi, Christopher L. Turner, Yue Wang, Abby Kavner, Sarah H Tolbert, Richard B Kaner. “Superhard Monoborides: Hardness Enhancement Through Alloying in W(1-x)Ta(x)B” Advanced Materials 2016, 32, 6993 – 6998 Link * Very Important Paper (VIP) by Advanced Materials

8) Michael T. Yeung, Reza Mohammadi, Richard B. Kaner. “Ultraincompressible, Superhard Materials” Annual Reviews of Materials Research 2016, 46 (1), 465-485 Link

7) Reza Mohammadi, Christopher L. Turner, Miao Xie, Michael T. Yeung, Andrew T. Lech, Sarah H. Tolbert, Richard B. Kaner. “Enhancing the Hardness of Superhard Transition Metal Borides: Molybdenum-Doped Tungsten Tetraboride” Chemistry of Materials 2015, 632 – 637 Link

6) Yue Wang, Jaime A. Torres, Adam Z. Stieg, Shan Jiang, Michael T. Yeung, Yves Rubin, Santanu Chaudhuri, Xiangfeng Duan, Richard B. Kaner. “Graphene-Assisted Solution Growth of Vertically Oriented Organic Semiconducting Single Crystals” ACS Nano 2014, 9 (10), 9486-9496 Link

5) Wanmei Sun, Michael T. Yeung, Andrew T. Lech, Cheng-Wei Lin, Chain Lee, Tianqi Li, Xiangfeng Duan, Jun Zhou, Richard B. Kaner. “High Surface Area Tunnels in Hexagonal WO3Nano Letters 2015, 15 (7), 4834-4838 Link

4) Julio M D’Arcy, Maher F El-Kady, Pwint P Khine, Linghong Zhang, Sun Hwa Lee, Nicole R Davis, David S Liu, Michael T Yeung, Sung Yeol Kim, Christopher L Turner, Andrew T Lech, Paula T Hammond, Richard B Kaner. “Vapor-Phase Polymerization of Nanofibrillar Poly (3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) for Supercapacitors” ACS Nano 2014, 8 (2), 1500-1510 Link

3) Sabah K. Bux, Michael T. Yeung, Eric S. Toberer, G. Jeffrey Snyder, Richard B. Kaner, and Jean-Pierre Fleurial. “Mechanochemical Synthesis and Thermoelectric Properties of High Quality Magnesium Silicide” Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2011, 21, 12259-12266 Link

2) Reza Mohammadi, Andrew Lech, Miao Xie, Beth Weaver, Michael T. Yeung, Sarah Tolbert, Richard Kaner. “Tungsten tetraboride, an inexpensive superhard material” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 2011,108 ( 27) 10958-10962 Link

1) Sabah K. Bux, Marc Rodriguez, Michael T. Yeung, Crystal Yang, Adam Makhluf, Richard G. Blair, Jean-Pierre Fleurial, Richard B. Kaner. “Rapid Solid-State Synthesis of Nanostructured Silicon” Chemistry of Materials 2010, 22 (8), 2534-2540 Link

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