1.       Linli Tang, Yuhang Du, Chuncai Kong, Shaodong Sun and Zhimao Yang*, One-pot synthesis of etched Cu2O cubes with exposed {110} facets with enhanced visible-light-driven photocatalytic activity, PHYS. CHEM. CHEM. PHYS., 2015,17, 29479-29482

2.        Shaodong Sun, Yuexia Sun, Anran Chen, Xiaozhe Zhang, Zhimao Yang*, Nanoporous copper oxide ribbon assembly of free-standing nanoneedles as biosensors for glucose, ANALYST, 2015,140, 5205-5215

3.        Anran Chen, YuDing, ZhimaoYang, ShengchunYang, Constructing heterostructure on highly roughened caterpillar-like gold nanotubes with cuprous oxide grains fo rultrasensitive and stable nonenzymatic glucosesensor, BIOSENSORS AND BIOELECTRONICS, 74(2015): 967–973



 1.       Shaodong Sun, Hongjia Zhang, LinLi Tang, Xiaozhe Zhang and Zhimao Yang*, One-pot fabrication of novel cuboctahedral Cu2O crystals enclosed by anisotropic surfaces with enhancing catalytic performance, PHYS.CHEM.CHEM.PHYS., 2014, 16, 20424

2.       Linli Tang, Jian Lv, Shaodong Sun, Xiaozhe Zhang, Chuncai Kong, Xiaoping Song and Zhimao Yang*, Facile hydroxyl-assisted synthesis of morphological Cu2O architectures and their shape-dependent photocatalytic performances, NEW J. CHEM, 2014, 38, 4656-4660

3.       Yunxia Zhang, Shaodong Sun, Xiaozhe Zhang, Linli Tang, Xiaoping Song and Zhimao Yang*, Sulfate-ion-assisted galvanic replacement tuning of silver dendrites to highly branched chains for effective SERS, PHYS. CHEM. CHEM. PHYS., 2014, 16, 18918

4.       Yunxia Zhang, Shaodong Sun, Xiaozhe Zhang, Linli Tang, Xiaoping Song, Bingjun Ding, Zhimao Yang*, Magnetic field controlled particle-mediated growth inducing icker-like silver architectures, CHEMICAL ENGINEERING JOURNAL, 240 (2014) 494–502

5.       Xiaozhe Zhang, Shaodong Sun, Jian Lv, Linli Tang, Chuncai Kong, Xiaoping Song and Zhimao Yang*, Nanoparticle-aggregated CuO nanoellipsoids for high performance non-enzymatic glucose detection, JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY A, 2014, 2, 26: 10073-10080

6.       Shaodong Sun and Zhimao Yang*, Recent advances in tuning crystal facets of polyhedral cuprous oxide architectures, RSC ADV., 2014, 4, 3804–3822

7.       Chuncai Kong, Linli Tang, Xiaozhe Zhang, Shaodong Sun, Shengchun Yang, Xiaoping Song and Zhimao Yang*Templating synthesis of hollow CuO polyhedron and its application for nonenzymatic glucose detection, JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY A, 2014, 2, 20: 7306-7312

8.       Shaodong Sun and Zhimao Yang*, Cu2O-templated strategy for synthesis of definable hollow architectures, CHEM. COMMUN., 2014, 50, 56: 7403-7415

9.       Chuncai Kong, Jian Lv, Shaodong Sun, Xiaoping Song, Zhimao Yang*, Copper-templated synthesis of gold microcages for sensitive surface-enhanced Raman scattering activity, RSC ADVANCES, 2014, 4, 51: 27074-27077



1.      Shaodong Sun, Xiaozhe Zhang, Yuexia Sun, Jie Zhang, Shengchun Yang, Xiaoping Song and Zhimao Yang*, A facile strategy for the synthesis of hierarchical CuO nanourchins and their application as non-enzymatic glucose sensors, RSC ADV., 2013, 3, 13712–13719

2.      Shaodong Sun, Yuexia Sun, Xiaozhe Zhang, Hongjia Zhang, Xiaoping Song and Zhimao Yang*, A surfactant-free strategy for controllable growth of hierarchical copper oxide nanostructures, CRYSTENGCOMM, 2013, 15, 5275–5282

3.      Shaodong Sun, Dongchu Deng, Xiaoping Song and Zhimao Yang*, Elucidating a twin-dependent chemical activity of hierarchical copper sulfide nanocages, PHYS.CHEM. CHEM. PHYS., 2013, 15, 15964 -15970

4.      Shaodong Sun, Sarula Wang, Dongchu Deng and Zhimao Yang*, Formation of hierarchically polyhedral Cu7S4 cages from Cu2O templates and their structure-dependent photocatalytic performances, NEW J. CHEM., 2013, 37, 3679--3684

5.      Sun, SD; Zhang, XZ; Sun, YX; Yang, SC; Song, XP; Yang, ZM*, Hierarchical CuO nanoflowers: water-required synthesis and their application in a nonenzymatic glucose biosensor, PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY CHEMICAL PHYSICS, 15, 26: 10904-10913, 2013

6.      Kong, CC; Sun, SD; Zhang, XZ; Song, XP; Yang, ZM*, Nanoparticle-aggregated hollow copper microcages and their surface-enhanced Raman scattering activity, CRYSTENGCOMM, 15, 31: 6136-6139, 2013

7.      Guijing Li, Feifei Lu, Xin Wei, Xiaoping Song, Zhanbo Sun, Zhimao Yang and Shengchun Yang, Nanoporous Ag–CeO2 ribbons prepared by chemical dealloying and their electrocatalytic properties, JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY A, 2013,1, 4974-4981

8.      Shaodong Sun, Xiaozhe Zhang, Jie Zhang, Liqun Wang, Xiaoping Song and Zhimao Yang*, Surfactant-free CuO mesocrystals with controllable dimensions: green ordered- aggregation- driven synthesis, formation mechanism and their photochemical performances, CRYSTENGCOMM, 2013, 15, 867–877 (封面文章)

9.      Xiao Luo, Shaomin Lian, Liqun Wang, Shengchun Yang,* Zhimao Yang, Bingjun Ding and Xiaoping Song, Volume shrinkage induced formation of porous Ag submicrocubes via solid–liquid reaction for SERS, CRYSTENGCOMM, 2013, 15, 2588–2591

10.    Sun, SD; Zhang, XZ; Sun, YX; Yang, SC ; Song, XP; Yang, ZM*, Facile Water-Assisted Synthesis of Cupric Oxide Nanourchins and Their Application as Nonenzymatic Glucose Biosensor, ACS APPLIED MATERIALS & INTERFACES, 5, 10: 4429-4437, 2013



1.          Chuncai Kong, Shaodong Sun, Jie Zhang, Haidong Zhao, Xiaoping Song and Zhimao Yang*, Cauliflower-like copper hierarchical architectures with nanocube-aggregated behaviours, CRYSTENGCOMM, 2012, 14, 5737–5740

2.          Shaodong Sun, Xiaoping Song, Chuncai Kong, Dongchu Deng and Zhimao Yang*, Copper sulfide cages wholly exposed with nanotwinned building blocks, CRYSTENGCOMM, 2012, 14, 67

3.          Yunxia Zhang, Shaodong Sun, Dongchu Deng, Xiaoping Song, Bingjun Ding and Zhimao Yang*, Electrochemical deposition mediated growth of hierarchical Au architectures and the applications for SERS, CRYSTENGCOMM, 2012, 14, 656

4.          Sun SD; Deng DC; Kong CC; Song XP; Yang ZM*, Twins in polyhedral 26-facet Cu7S4 cages: Synthesis, characterization and their enhancing photochemical activities, DALTON TRANS., 2012, 41, 3214

5.          Sun SD; Zhang XZ; Song XP; Liang SH*; Wang LQ; Yang ZM*, Bottom-up assembly of hierarchical Cu2O nanospheres: controllable synthesis, formation mechanism and enhanced photochemical activities, CRYSTENGCOMM, 2012, 14, 3545

6.          Sun SD; Zhang XZ; Zhang J; Song XP; Yang ZM*, Unusual Designated-Tailoring on Zone-Axis Preferential Growth of Surfactant-Free ZnO Mesocrystals, CRYST. GROWTH DES. 2012

7.          董坤, 魏钊, 杨志懋*, 陈咏梅*,自愈合凝胶: 结构、性能及展望,中国科学: 化学, 第42 卷,第6 : 741 ~ 7562012

8.          Shaodong Sun, Xiaoping Song, Yuexia Sun, Dongchu Deng and Zhimao Yang*, The crystal-facet-dependent effect of polyhedral Cu2O microcrystals on photocatalytic activity, CATAL. SCI. TECHNOL., 2012, 2, 925–930

9.          Shaodong Sun, Xiaoping Song, Dongchu Deng, Xiaozhe Zhang and Zhimao Yang*, Nanotwins in polycrystalline Cu7S4 cages: highly active architectures for enhancing photocatalytic activities, CATAL. SCI. TECHNOL., 2012, 2, 1309-1314

10.      Liu, K; Takagi, H; Osugi, R; Yang, ZM, Effect of lumen size on the effective transverse thermal conductivity of unidirectional natural fiber composites, COMPOSITES SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 72, 633-639, 2012

11.     Shaodong Sun, Chuncai Kong, Hongjun You, Xiaoping Song, Bingjun Ding and Zhimao Yang*, Facet-selective growth of Cu–Cu2O heterogeneous architectures, CRYSTENGCOMM, 2012, 14, 40 (封面文章)

12.      Ke Liu, Hitoshi Takagi, Ryosuke Osugi, Zhimao Yang, Effect of physicochemical structure of natural fiber on transverse thermal conductivity of unidirectional abaca/bamboo fiber composites, COMPOSITES: PART A 43 (2012) 1234–1241


1.          Sun SD, You HJ, Kong CC, Song XP, Ding BJ, Yang ZM*, Etching-limited branching growth of cuprous oxide during ethanol-assisted solution synthesis, CRYSTENGCOMM, 13, 8: 2837-2840, 2011

2.          Sun SD; Kong CC; Yang SC; Wang LQ; Song XP, Ding BJ, Yang ZM*, Highly symmetric polyhedral Cu2O crystals with controllable-index planes, CRYSTENGCOMM, 13, 7: 2217-2221, 2011

3.          Sun SD; Deng DC; Kong CC; Yang G; Yang SC; Song XP; Ding BJ; Yang ZM*, Seed-mediated synthesis of polyhedral 50-facet Cu(2)O architectures , CRYSTENGCOMM, 13, 20: 5993-5997, 2011 (封面文章)

4.          Sun SD; Kong CC; Deng DC;  Yang SC; Song XP; Ding BJ; Yang ZM*, Nanoparticle-aggregated octahedral copper hierarchical nanostructures, CRYSTENGCOMM, 13, 1: 63-66, 2011

5.          Sun SD; Song XP; Kong CC; Yang ZM*, Selective-etching growth of urchin-like Cu(2)O architectures, CRYSTENGCOMM, 13, 22: 6616-6620, 2011

6.          Sun SD; Zhang H; Song XP; Liang SH; Kong CC; Yang ZM*, Polyhedron-aggregated multi-facet Cu(2)O homogeneous structures, CRYSTENGCOMM, 13, 20: 6040-6044, 2011

7.          Sun SD; Song XP; Kong CC; Liang SH; Ding BJ; Yang ZM*, Unique polyhedral 26-facet CuS hollow architectures decorated with nanotwinned, mesostructural and single crystalline shells, CRYSTENGCOMM, 13, 20: 6200-6205, 2011

8.          Sun SD; Deng DC; Kong CC; Zhang YX; Song XP; Ding BJ; Yang ZM*, Magnetic field driven assembly of 1D-aligned silver superstructures, CRYSTENGCOMM, 13, 15: 4827-4830, 2011

9.          Sun SD; Kong CC; Wang LQ; Yang SC; Song XP; Ding BJ; Yang ZM*, Nanoparticle-aggregated paddy-like copper dendritic nanostructures, CRYSTENGCOMM, 13, 6: 1916-1921, 2011

10.      Liu, Ke; Takagi, Hitoshi; Yang, Zhimao, Evaluation of transverse thermal conductivity of Manila hemp fiber in solid region using theoretical method and finite element method, MATERIALS & DESIGN, 32: 8-9, 4586-4589, 2011



1.          Sun SD, Zhou FY, Wang LQ, Song XP, Yang ZM*, Template-Free Synthesis of Well-Defined Truncated Edge Polyhedral Cu2O Architectures Crystal Growth & Design 2010; 10: 541–547.

2.          Zhimao Yang, Shaodong Sun, Chuncai Kong, Xiaoping Song, and Bingjun Ding, Designated-Tailoring on {100} Facets of Cu2O Nanostructures: From Octahedral to Its Different Truncated Forms, Journal of Nanomaterials, Volume 2010, Article ID 710584

3.          Yang SC, Hong F, Wang LQ, Guo SW, Song XP, Ding BJ, Yang ZM*Ultrathin pt-based alloy nanowires networks: Synthesized by ctab assistant two-phase water-chloroform micelles. Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2010; 114: 203-207.

4.          Sheng-Chun Yang, Xiao-Wen Wan, Yue-Tian Ji, Li-Qun Wang, Xiao-Ping Song, Bing-Jun Ding and Zhi-Mao Yang*, Sintering-assisted patterning of monolayer gold nanoparticle film to circular nanowire networks for surface enhanced Raman scattering, CrystEngComm, 2010

5.          Zhou Feiyu, Yang Zhimao*, Yang Shengchun, Atomic Contacts by Clock Movement, INEC: 2010 3RD International Nanoelectronics Conference, VOLS 1 AND 2: 234-235 2010

6.          Yu XJ, Zhuang LN, Yang SC, Yang ZM, Song XP, Ding BJ, Sintering improved porous palladium nanoparticle membrane self-assembled at water/pentanol interface for nonenzymatic glucose sensor, COLLOIDS AND SURFACES A, 372 ( 1-3): 22-27, 2010

7.          Ding, CH; Liu, CH; Yang, ZM, Wang YP, Sun ZB, Yu LEffect of size refinement and distribution of lubricants on friction coefficient of high temperature self-lubricating composites, COMPOSITES SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 70( 6): 1000-1005, 2010

8.          Liu Yiwen, Zhang Chengyu, Qiao Shengru, Yang Zhimao, Fabrication and Microstructure of C/Cu Composites, Advanced Engineering Materials, 12 (6): 493-496, 2010



1.          Zhu, C; Shi, M; Yang, SC, Zhang H, Yang ZM. Ding BJ, Growth of radial arranged TiO2 nanorods by direct oxidation of Al-coated In-738 superalloy, JOURNAL OF ALLOYS AND COMPOUNDS, 485( 1-2): 328-332, 2009

2.          Zhou Y, Wang SX, Guan W, Ding BJ, Yang ZM*, 1,3-dipolar cycloaddition as a general route for functionalization of Fe3O4 nanoparticles. Nanotechnology 19(17): 5, 2008.

3.          Cui SM, Yang ZM, Sun ZB, Ding CH, Microstructure and characteristics of rapid sintered low friction, wear resistant 80Ni20Cr-Cr2O3-Ag-BaF2/CaF2 coating, Materials Technology, 23(1): 9-12, 2008

4.          Zhou Y, Wang SX, Ding BJ, Yang ZM, Modification of magnetite nanoparticles via surface-initiated atom transfer radical polymerization (ATRP). Chemical Engineering Journal 138(1-3): 578-585, 2008.

5.          Zhou Y, Wang SX, Ding BJ, Yang ZM, Preparation of onion-like Pd-Bi-Au/C trimetallic catalyst and their application. Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology 47(2): 182-186, 2008.

6.          Zhang RL, Wang QF, Zhang L, Yang SC, Yang ZM, Ding BJ, The growth of uncoated gold nanoparticles on multiwalled carbon nanotubes. Colloids and Surfaces A-Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 312(2-3): 136-141, 2008

7.          Zhang, CY; Qiao, SR; Yang, ZM; Ding, BJ, Cathode spot movements along the carbon fibres in carbon/carbon composites, JOURNAL OF PHYSICS D-APPLIED PHYSICS, 40 (13): 3980-3984 JUL 7 2007

8.          Zhimao Yang, Qiuli Zhang, Chengyu Zhang, Qingfeng Wang, Bingjun Ding, Vacuum Arc Characteristics on Nanocrystalline CuCr Alloys, Vacuum, 81 (4): 545-549, 2006

9.          Zhimao Yang, Qiuli Zhang, Chengyu Zhang, Yue Sun, Bingjun Ding, Influence of microstructure of CuCr25 cathode on the motion of vacuum arc spots, Physics Letters A, 2006, 353, 1, 98-100

10.      Liang YR, Zhimao Yang, Ding, BJ, Progress in the applications and preparations of porous metals, Rare Metal Materials and Engineering, 35: 30-34, 2006

11.      Zhang CY, Zhimao Yang, Wang YP, Ding BJ, Guo Y, Preparation of CuCr25 contact materials by vacuum induction melting, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 178 (1-3): 283-286, 2006

12.      Yang, SC; Zhang, TW; Zhang, L; Wang, SX; Yang, ZM; Ding, BJ, Continuous synthesis of gold nanoparticles and nanoplates with controlled size and shape under UV irradiation, COLLOIDS AND SURFACES A, 296 (1-3): 37-44 MAR 15 2007

13.      Wang JB, Zhang Y, Yang MG, Ding BJ, Zhimao Yang, Observation of arc discharging process of nanocomposite Ag-SnO2 and La-doped Ag-SnO2 contact with a high-speed camera, MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING B, 131 (1-3): 230-234, 2006

14.      Chengyu Zhang, Zhimao Yang, Yaping Wang, Bingjun Ding, Properties of nanocrystalline CuCr50 contact material. Adv. Eng. Mater,7(12), 2005, 1113-1117

15.      Zhimao Yang, Wang W, Yoji O, Ding BJ, Effect of oxygen contamination on erosion of tungsten electrode in GTA welding, Rare Metal Materials and Engineering 34 (11):1806-1809, 2005

16.      Chengyu Zhang, Yaping Wang, Zhimao Yang, Yong Guo and Bingjun Ding, Microstructure and properties of vacuum induction melted CuCr25 alloys, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 2004, 366(1-2): 289~292.

17.      Chengyu Zhang, Zhimao Yang, Yaping Wang and Bingjun Ding, Cathode spot propagation on the surface of amorphous, nanocrystalline and crystalline Cu60Zr28Ti12 cathodes, Physics Letters A, 2003, 318: 435~439

18.      Chengyu Zhang, Zhimao Yang, Yaping Wang and Bingjun DingA worm-like trace of cathode spots on Cu–Zr–Ti amorphous ribbonsJ. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 36, 2276-2280, 2003

19.      C.Y.Zhang, Y.P.Wang, Zhimao Yang, B.J.Ding and Y.L.Li, Microstructure and properties of CuCr25 alloy with difference Ni content, ACTA Metallurgia Sinca, 16(2),151-154, 2003.4