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Aqueous process for producing crystalline copper chalcogenide nanoparticles, the nanoparticles so-produced, and inks and coated substrates incorporating the nanoparticles (2013) Patent: US8470636B2


Prado-Rivera, R; Chang, C-Y; Liu, M; Lai, C-Y; Radu, D. Sulvanites: The Promise at the Nanoscale, 2021. Doi:


“Solution-Based Synthesis of Sulvanite Cu3TaS4 and Cu3TaSe4 Nanocrystals”, Liu, M; Lai, C-Y; Chang, C-Y, Radu, D. (2021). Doi:

”Cascade synthesis and optoelectronic applications of intermediate bandgap Cu3VSe4 nanosheets”, Liu, M., Lai C-Y., Meng, Z., Radu, D. (2020) DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-78649-921679

“Synthesis and optoelectronic properties of Cu3VSe4 nanocrystals” , Liu M, Lai CY, Selopal G, Radu DR. (2020) Doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0232184

‘Synthesis of highly efficient Cu2ZnSnSxSe4−x (CZTSSe) nanosheet electrocatalyst for dye-sensitized solar cells” Mohammadnezhad, M.; Liu, M.; Selopal, G.S.; Pardo, F.N.; Wang, Z.M.; Stansfield, B.; Zhao, H.; Lai, C-Y.; Radu, D.; Rosei, F. (2020) Doi: 10.1016/j.electacta.2020.135954

“The promise of solution-processed Fe2GeS4 thin films in iron chalcogenide photovoltaics” Liu, M.; Berg, D.; Hwang, P.-Y.; Lai, C.-Y.; Babbe, F.; Dobson, K.; Radu, D (2018) Doi:10.1007/s10853-018-2082-1

“Sulvanite (Cu 3 VS 4 ) Nanocrystals for Printable Thin Film Photovoltaics” C-C Chen, C-Y, Lai, K, Dobson (2017) Doi:10.1016/j.matlet.2017.09.063

“Stellate MSN-based Dual-enzyme Nano-Biocatalyst for the Cascade Conversion of Non-Food Feedstocks to Food Products” D, Radu; C-Y, Lai; M, Penney; G, Dezayas. (2017) Doi: 10.4172/2157-7544.1000185

“Chalcogenide nanoparticles precursor in thin-film photovoltaics—processing limitations”  D, Radu; D, Berg; M, Liu; K, Dobson; Po-Yu Hwang and Cheng-Yu Lai, (2017) Doi:10.1109/PVSC.2017.8366012

“Absorption and scattering cross-section extinction values of silver nanoparticles” Hlaing, M.; Gebear-Eigzabher, B.; Roa, A.; Marcano, A.; Radu, D.R.; Lai, C.-Y (2016) Doi: 10.1016/j.optmat.2016.06.013

“Functionalized stellate macroporous silica nanospheres for CO2 mitigation” Radu, D. R.; Pizzi, N. A.; Lai, C.-Y  (2016) Doi: 10.1007/s10853-016-0284-y

“Nanostructures Viewed through Low Voltage Electron Microscopy” D, Radu; Lai, C-Y. (2015) Doi:10.1017/S1431927615004213

“Mesoporous Materials-Based Catalysts for Chemical Hydrolysis of Polysaccharides” Lai, C-Y (2015) Doi: 10.4172/2157-7544.1000e134

Enzyme immobilization on mesoporous silica supports (2015)

“Novel Solution Process for Fabricating Ultra-Thin-Film Absorber Layers in Fe2SiS4 and Fe2GeS4 Photovoltaics” Orefuwa, S. A.; Lai, C.-Y.; Dobson, K.; Ni, C.; Radu, D (2014) Doi: 10.1557/opl.2014.507

“Mesoporous Silica Nanomaterials Applications in Catalysis” Lai, C-Y (2014) Doi: 10.4172/2157-7544.1000e124

“Vault Nanoparticles Containing an Adenovirus-Derived Membrane Lytic Protein Facilitate Toxin and Gene Transfer” Lai, C-Y; V, Kickhoefer; C, Wiethoff; L, Rome. (2009) Doi: 10.1021/nn8008504

“Reversible binding and fluorescence energy transfer between surface-derivatized CdS nanoparticles and multi-functionalized fluorescent mesoporous silica nanospheres” Lai, C.-Y.; Wu, C.-W.; Radu, D. R.; Trewyn, B. G.; Lin, V. S.-Y (2007) Doi: 10.1016/S0167-2991(07)81066-4

“Real-Time Imaging of Tunable Adenosine 5-Triphosphate Release from an MCM-41-Type Mesoporous Silica Nanosphere-Based Delivery System” Gruenhagen, J. A.; Lai, C.-Y.; Radu, D. R.; Lin, V. S. Y.; Yeung, E. S (2005) Doi: 10.1366/0003702053641513

“Fine-tuning the degree of organic functionalization of mesoporous silica nanosphere materials via an interfacially designed co-condensation method” Radu, D. R.; Lai C-Y; Huang J.; Shu X.; Lin, V. S.-Y. (2005) Doi: 10.1039/b412618a

“Gatekeeping Layer Effect: A Poly(lactic acid)-coated Mesoporous Silica Nanosphere-Based Fluorescence Probe for Detection of Amino-Containing Neurotransmitters” Radu, D. R.;, Lai C-Y; Wiench J.W.; Pruski M.; Lin, V. S.-Y. (2004) Doi: 10.1021/ja038222v

“Multifunctional mesoporous silica nanospheres for biosensor, stimuli-responsive controlled-release drug delivery carriers and gene transfection vectors” Lai, C-Y (2004)

“A Polyamidoamine Dendrimer-Capped Mesoporous Silica Nanosphere-Based Gene Transfection Reagent” Radu, D. R.; Lai, C.-Y.; Jeftinija, K.; Rowe, E. W.; Jeftinija, S.; Lin, V. S.-Y. (2004) Doi: 10.1021/ja046275m

“A Mesoporous Silica Nanosphere-Based Carrier System with Chemically Removable CdS Nanoparticle Caps for Stimuli-Responsive Controlled Release of Neurotransmitters and Drug Molecules” Lai, C-Y (2003) Doi: 10.1021/ja028650l