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C. Xu, J. Wu, U. V. Desai, and D. Gao, “High-efficiency Solid-state Dye-sensitized Solar Cells based on TiO2-coated ZnO Nanowire Arrays,” Nano Letters, 12 (5), 2420-2424 (2012).

J. Wu, L. Gao, and D. Gao, “Multistage Magnetic Separation of Microspheres Enabled by Temperature-Responsive Polymers,” ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 4 (6), 3041-3046 (2012).

U. V. Desai, C. Xu, J. Wu, and D. Gao, “Solid-State Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells based on Ordered ZnO Nanowire Arrays,” Nanotechnology, 23, 205401(2012).

C. Xu and D. Gao, “Two-stage Hydrothermal Growth of Long ZnO Nanowires for Efficient TiO2 Nanotube-based Dye-sensitized Solar Cells,” J.Phys. Chem. C, 116 (12), 7236-7241 (2012).

J. Wu, S. Zhao, L. Gao, J. Wu, and D. Gao, “Separation of single-stranded DNA fragments at a 10-nucleotide resolution by stretching in microfluidic channels,” Lab on a Chip, 11 (23), 4036-4040 (2011).

L. Gao, J. Wu, D. Gao, “Enzyme-Controlled Self-Assembly and Transformation of Nanostructures in a Tetramethylbenzidine/Horseradish Peroxidase/H2O2 System,” ACS Nano, 8, 6736-6742 (2011).

K. Kamalasanan, S. Jhunjunwala, J. Wu, A. Swanson, D. Gao, S. R. Little, “Patchy, Anisotropic Microspheres with Soft Protein Islets,” Angewandte Chemie Int. Ed., 50, 8706-8708(2011).

C. Xu, J. Wu, U. V. Desai, and D. Gao, “Multilayer Assembly of Nanowire Arrays for Dye-sensitized Solar Cells,” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 133, 8122-8125 (2011).

S. Zhao, J. Wu, D. Gao, and J. Wu, “Gaussian fluctuations in tethered DNA chains,” J. Chem. Phys., 134(6):065103 (2011).

L. Cao, and D. Gao, “Transparent Superhydrophobic and Highly Oleophobic Coatings,” Faraday Discussions, 146, 57-65 (2010).

C. Xu, P. Shin, L. Cao, J. Wu, and D. Gao, “Dye-sensitized Solar Cells based on Ordered TiO2 Nanotube Arrays on Transparent Conductive Oxide,” Chem. Mater., 22, 143-148 (2010).

A. Yeri, L. Gao, and D. Gao, “Mutation Screening Based on the Mechanical Properties of DNA Molecules Tethered to a Solid Surface,” J. Phys. Chem. B, 114(2), 1064-1068 (2010).

C. Xu, P. Shin, L. Cao, J. Wu, and D. Gao, “Preferential Growth of Long ZnO Nanowires and Its Application in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells,” J. Phys. Chem. C, 11, 125-129 (2010).

L. Cao, A. Jones, V. Sikka, J. Wu, and D. Gao, “Anti-icing superhydrophobic coatings,” Langmuir, 25 (21), 12444-12448 (2009).(This article has been highlighted by Chemical & Engineering News. Highlight pdf file "A coating that fights ice".)

L.-Z. Gao, J. Wu, S. Lyle, K. Zeihr, L.-L. Cao, and D. Gao, “Magnetite Nanoparticle-Linked Immunosorbent Assay,” J. Phys. Chem. C, 112, 17357-17367 (2008).

L.-Z. Gao, N. Mbonu, L.-L. Cao, and D. Gao, “Label-free colorimetric detection of gelatinases on nanoporous silicon photonic films,” Anal. Chem., 80, 1468-1473 (2008).

L.-L. Cao, T. Price, M. Weiss, and D. Gao, “Super water- and oil-repellent surfaces on intrinsically hydrophilic and oleophilic porous silicon films,” Langmuir, 24, 1640-1643 (2008).

K.A. Pestka, J.D. Maynard, D. Gao, and C. Carraro, “Measurement of the elastic constants of a columnar SiC thin film,” Phys. Rev. Lett., 100, 055503 (2008).

L.-Z. Gao, J.-M. Wu, J.-Z. Wu, and D. Gao, “Separation of long DNA molecules through cleavage of hydrogen bonds under a stretching force,” Appl. Phys. Lett., 91, 113902 (2007). (This article has been highlighted by Nature Nanotechnology. Link to the highlight, Highlight pdf file)

A.-M. Cao, J. D. Monnell, C. Matranga, J.-M. Wu, L.-L. Cao, and D. Gao, “Hierarchical Nanostructured copper oxide and its application in arsenic removal,” J. Phys. Chem. C, 111, 18624-18628 (2007).

A.-M. Cao, L.-L. Cao, and D. Gao, “Fabrication of non-aging superhydrophobic surfaces by packing flower-like hematite microparticles,” Appl. Phys. Lett., 91, 034102 (2007).

L.-L. Cao, H.-H. Hu, and D. Gao, “Design and fabrication of microtextures for inducing a super-hydrophobic behavior on hydrophilic materials,” Langmuir, 23, 4310-4314 (2007).

D. Gao, A. Mulchandani, W. Chen, J. S. Schultz, “Detection of tumor markers based on extinction spectra of visible light passing through gold nanoholes,” Appl. Phys. Lett., 90, 073901 (2007).

G. Jenikova, U. Lao, D. Gao, A. Mulchandani and W. Chen, “Elastin-Calmodulin Scaffold for Protein Microarray Fabrication”, Langmuir, 23(5), 2277 (2007).

V. Radmilovic, U. Dahmen, D. Gao, C.R. Stoldt, C. Carraro, and R. Maboudian, “Nucleation and Growth of 3C-SiC Films on Si(100) Substrate”, Diamond and Related Materials, 16, 74 (2007).

D. Gao, N. McBean, J. S. Schultz, Y. Yan, A. Mulchandani, and W. Chen, "Fabrication of Antibody Arrays Using Thermally Responsive Elastin Fusion Proteins," J. Am. Chem. Soc., 128, 676 (2006).

D. Gao, C. Carraro, R. T. Howe, R. Maboudian, “Polycrystalline Silicon Carbide as a Substrate Material for Reducing Adhesion in MEMS,” Tribology Lett., 21, 226 (2006).

D. Gao, R. He, C. Carraro, R. T. Howe, P. Yang, and R. Maboudian, "Selective Growth of Si Nanowire Arrays via Galvanic Displacement Processes in Water-in-Oil Microemulsions," J. Am. Chem. Soc., 127(13), 4574 (2005).

R. He, D. Gao, R. Fan, A. I. Hochbaum, C. Carraro, R. Maboudian, and P. Yang, "Si Nanowire Bridges in Trenches: Integration of Growth into Device Fabrication," Adv. Mater., 17, 2098 (2005).

A. San Paulo, J. Bokor, R. T. Howe, R. He, P. Yang, D. Gao, C. Carraro, and R. Maboudian, "Mechanical elasticity of single and double clampled silicon nanobeams fabricated by the vapor-liquid-solid method," Appl. Phys. Lett., 87(5), 0531111 (2005).

S. A. Bhave, D. Gao, R. Maboudian, and R. T. Howe, "Fully-Differential Poly-SiC Lame-Mode Resonator and Checkerboard Filter," Proc. MEMS 2005, 223.

D. Gao, M.B.J. Wijesundara, C. Carraro, R.T. Howe, and R. Maboudian, "Transformer Coupled Plasma Etching of 3C-SiC Films using Fluorinated Chemistry for MEMS Applications, " J. Vac. Sci. & Tech. B, 22(2), 513 (2004).

D. Gao, C. Carraro, R.T. Howe, and R. Maboudian, "Recent Progress Towards A Manufacturable SiC Surface Micromachining Technology," IEEE Sensors J., 4(4), 441 (2004).

D. Gao, C. Carraro, V. Radmilovic, R.T. Howe, and R. Maboudian, "Fracture of Polycrystalline SiC Films in Microelectromechanical systems," J. Microelectromechanical Systems, 13(6), 991 (2004).

D. Gao, W.R. Ashurst, C. Carraro, R.T. Howe, and R. Maboudian, "Silicon Carbide for Enhanced MEMS Reliability," Proc. of Solid-State Sensors and Actuators Workshop, Hilton Head 2004, 192.

D. Gao, R.T. Howe, and R. Maboudian, "High-selectivity Etching of Polycrystalline 3C-SiC Films using HBr-based Transformer Coupled Plasma," Appl. Phys. Lett., 82 (11), 1742 (2003).

D. Gao, M.B.J. Wijesundara, R.T. Howe, and R. Maboudian, "Characterization of Residual Strain in SiC Films Deposited using 1,3-Disilabutane for MEMS Applications," SPIE J. Microlithography, Microfabrication, & Microsystems, 2 (4), 259 (2003).

M.B.J. Wijesundara, D. Gao, C. Carraro, R.T. Howe, and R. Maboudian,"Nitrogen Doping of Polycrystalline 3C-SiC Films Grown using 1,3-Disilabutane in a Conventional LPCVD Reactor," J. Crystal Growth, 259, 18, (2003).

D. Gao, M.B.J. Wijesundara, C. Carraro, C.W. Low, R.T. Howe, and R. Maboudian,"High Modulus Polycrystalline 3C-SiC Technology For RF MEMS," Proc. Transducers '03, 1160 (2003).

M.B.J. Wijesundara, D.C. Walther, C.R. Stoldt, K. Fu, D. Gao, C. Carraro, A.P. Pisano, and R. Maboudian, "Low Temperature CVD SiC Coated Microcomponents for Reduced Scale Engines," Proc. IMECE 2003, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress.

C.R. Stoldt, C. Carraro, W.R. Ashurst, D. Gao, R.T. Howe and R. Maboudian, "A Low-Temperature CVD Process for Silicon Carbide MEMS," Sensors & Actuators A, 97, 410 (2002).