Publications by authors named "Qingkun Liu"

39Publications

Plasmonic gold-cellulose nanofiber aerogels.

Opt Express 2020 Nov;28(23):34237-34245

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.399181DOI Listing
November 2020

Electronically integrated, mass-manufactured, microscopic robots.

Nature 2020 08 26;584(7822):557-561. Epub 2020 Aug 26.

Kavli Institute at Cornell for Nanoscale Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41586-020-2626-9DOI Listing
August 2020

Aerogel from Sustainably Grown Bacterial Cellulose Pellicles as a Thermally Insulative Film for Building Envelopes.

ACS Appl Mater Interfaces 2020 Jul 16;12(30):34115-34121. Epub 2020 Jul 16.

Department of Physics, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 80309, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsami.0c08879DOI Listing
July 2020

Plasmonic Metamaterial Gels with Spatially Patterned Orientational Order via 3D Printing.

ACS Omega 2019 Dec 15;4(24):20558-20563. Epub 2019 Nov 15.

Department of Physics, 390 UCB, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, Colorado 80309, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsomega.9b02418DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6906772PMC
December 2019

Programmable Ultralight Magnets via Orientational Arrangement of Ferromagnetic Nanoparticles within Aerogel Hosts.

ACS Nano 2019 Dec 4;13(12):13875-13883. Epub 2019 Dec 4.

Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute , National Renewable Energy Laboratory and University of Colorado , Boulder , Colorado 80309 , United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsnano.9b04818DOI Listing
December 2019

Elastic colloidal monopoles and reconfigurable self-assembly in liquid crystals.

Nature 2019 06 29;570(7760):214-218. Epub 2019 May 29.

Department of Physics, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41586-019-1247-7DOI Listing
June 2019

PGE signaling via the neuronal EP2 receptor increases injury in a model of cerebral ischemia.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2019 05 29;116(20):10019-10024. Epub 2019 Apr 29.

Department of Neurology & Neurological Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305;

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1818544116DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6525498PMC
May 2019

Self-assembled nematic colloidal motors powered by light.

Nat Commun 2018 11 28;9(1):5040. Epub 2018 Nov 28.

Department of Physics, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, 80309, USA.

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http://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-018-07518-x
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-018-07518-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6261955PMC
November 2018

Liquid Crystals under Confinement in Submicrometer Capsules.

Langmuir 2018 09 5;34(37):10955-10963. Epub 2018 Sep 5.

Department of Physics and Materials Science and Engineering Program , University of Colorado at Boulder (CUB) , Boulder , Colorado 80309 , United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.langmuir.8b01056DOI Listing
September 2018

A supramolecular hydrogel prepared from a thymine-containing artificial nucleolipid: study of assembly and lyotropic mesophases.

Soft Matter 2018 Aug;14(34):7045-7051

Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder, UCB 596, Colorado 80309, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c8sm01383gDOI Listing
August 2018

Liquid crystal self-assembly of upconversion nanorods enriched by depletion forces for mesostructured material preparation.

Nanoscale 2018 Mar;10(9):4218-4227

Department of Physics, Material Science and Engineering Program, Department of Electrical, Computer, & Energy Engineering, and Liquid Crystal Materials Research Center, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 80309, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c7nr06663eDOI Listing
March 2018

Liquid crystalline cellulose-based nematogels.

Sci Adv 2017 08 18;3(8):e1700981. Epub 2017 Aug 18.

Department of Physics, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.1700981DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5562421PMC
August 2017

Pharmacological activation of the neurotensin receptor 1 abrogates the methamphetamine-induced striatal apoptosis in the mouse brain.

Brain Res 2017 03 25;1659:148-155. Epub 2017 Jan 25.

Department of Biological Sciences, Hunter College, United States; Department of Biochemistry, The Graduate Center of The City University of New York, United States. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.brainres.2017.01.029DOI Listing
March 2017

Biaxial ferromagnetic liquid crystal colloids.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2016 09 6;113(38):10479-84. Epub 2016 Sep 6.

Department of Physics, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309; Department of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309; Materials Science and Engineering Program, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309; Soft Materials Research Center, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309; Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute, National Renewable Energy Laboratory and University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5035882PMC
http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1601235113DOI Listing
September 2016

Edge pinning and transformation of defect lines induced by faceted colloidal rings in nematic liquid crystals.

Phys Rev E 2016 Jun 13;93(6):062704. Epub 2016 Jun 13.

Department of Physics, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 80309, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.93.062704DOI Listing
June 2016

Electric Switching of Fluorescence Decay in Gold-Silica-Dye Nematic Nanocolloids Mediated by Surface Plasmons.

ACS Nano 2016 07 13;10(7):7064-72. Epub 2016 Jul 13.

Department of Physics and Soft Materials Research Center, University of Colorado , Boulder, Colorado 80309, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsnano.6b03216DOI Listing
July 2016

Ferromagnetic Switching of Knotted Vector Fields in Liquid Crystal Colloids.

Phys Rev Lett 2015 Aug 28;115(9):097802. Epub 2015 Aug 28.

Department of Physics, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 80309, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.115.097802DOI Listing
August 2015

Colloidal spirals in nematic liquid crystals.

Soft Matter 2015 Dec;11(45):8758-67

Department of Physics, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309, USA. and Department of Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c5sm01539aDOI Listing
December 2015

Geometry-guided colloidal interactions and self-tiling of elastic dipoles formed by truncated pyramid particles in liquid crystals.

Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys 2015 Apr 7;91(4):040501. Epub 2015 Apr 7.

Department of Physics, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, Colorado 80309, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevE.91.040501DOI Listing
April 2015

Metal nanoparticle dispersion, alignment, and assembly in nematic liquid crystals for applications in switchable plasmonic color filters and E-polarizers.

ACS Nano 2015 Mar 4;9(3):3097-108. Epub 2015 Mar 4.

†Department of Physics, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 80309, United States.

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http://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/nn5074644
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March 2015

Shape-dependent dispersion and alignment of nonaggregating plasmonic gold nanoparticles in lyotropic and thermotropic liquid crystals.

Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys 2014 May 15;89(5):052505. Epub 2014 May 15.

Department of Physics and Materials Science and Engineering Program, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, Colorado 80309, USA and Department of Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering and Liquid Crystals Materials Research Center, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, Colorado 80309, USA and Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute, National Renewable Energy Laboratory and University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 80309, USA.

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May 2014

Orientationally ordered colloidal co-dispersions of gold nanorods and cellulose nanocrystals.

Adv Mater 2014 Nov 28;26(42):7178-84. Epub 2014 Aug 28.

Department of Physics, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, 80309, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adma.201402699DOI Listing
November 2014

Towards template-assisted assembly of nematic colloids.

Phys Rev Lett 2014 Jun 2;112(22):225501. Epub 2014 Jun 2.

Max-Planck-Institut für Intelligente Systeme, Heisenbergstrasse 3, D-70569 Stuttgart, Germany and Institut für Theoretische Physik IV, Universität Stuttgart, Pfaffenwaldring 57, D-70569 Stuttgart, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.112.225501DOI Listing
June 2014

Electrically and optically tunable plasmonic guest-host liquid crystals with long-range ordered nanoparticles.

Nano Lett 2014 Jul 5;14(7):4071-7. Epub 2014 Jun 5.

Department of Physics and ‡Department of Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering Program, and Liquid Crystal Materials Research Center, University of Colorado , Boulder, Colorado 80309, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/nl501581yDOI Listing
July 2014

Nematic liquid crystal boojums with handles on colloidal handlebodies.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2013 Jun 20;110(23):9231-6. Epub 2013 May 20.

Department of Physics, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1301464110DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3677468PMC
June 2013

Topological colloids.

Nature 2013 Jan 23;493(7431):200-5. Epub 2012 Dec 23.

Department of Physics, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 80309, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature11710DOI Listing
January 2013

Plasmonic complex fluids of nematiclike and helicoidal self-assemblies of gold nanorods with a negative order parameter.

Phys Rev Lett 2012 Aug 20;109(8):088301. Epub 2012 Aug 20.

Department of Physics, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 80309, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.109.088301DOI Listing
August 2012

Measurement of viscosity of lyotropic liquid crystals by means of rotating laser-trapped microparticles.

Opt Express 2011 Dec;19(25):25134-43

Department of Physics, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.025134DOI Listing
December 2011

Self-alignment of dye molecules in micelles and lamellae for three-dimensional imaging of lyotropic liquid crystals.

Langmuir 2011 Jun 20;27(12):7446-52. Epub 2011 May 20.

Department of Physics, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 80309, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/la200842zDOI Listing
June 2011

Analysis and fabrication of corner cube array based on laser direct writing technology.

Appl Opt 2010 Oct;49(29):5567-74

Institute of Information Optical Engineering, Soochow University, Suzhou 215006, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.49.005567DOI Listing
October 2010

Rapid fabrication of an electrically switchable liquid crystal Fresnel zone lens.

Appl Opt 2010 Sep;49(26):4995-5000

Institute of Information Optical Engineering, Soochow University, Suzhou 215006, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.49.004995DOI Listing
September 2010

Self-alignment of plasmonic gold nanorods in reconfigurable anisotropic fluids for tunable bulk metamaterial applications.

Nano Lett 2010 Apr;10(4):1347-53

Department of Physics, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado 80309, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/nl9042104DOI Listing
April 2010

Transcriptome analysis and identification of genes related to immune function in skin of the Chinese brown frog.

Zoolog Sci 2009 Jan;26(1):80-6

Liaoning Provincial Key Laboratory of Biotechnology and Drug Discovery, Liaoning Normal University, Dalian 116029, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2108/zsj.26.80DOI Listing
January 2009