Submitted or under revision

(Updated at 2024.05.13)​​

  • Surim Yoo, Yechan Chang, Seonji Kim, Gi-Ra Yi*, Dong-Soo Hawng*, “Unraveling the Cellular Mechanisms of Tissue Regeneration based on Colloidal Supraball Bio-adhesives” Submitted to Biomaterials (2024).
  • Soo Kyeong Jang, Geonho Song, Asila Osman, Seong Hun Park, Enhui Lin, Eunhye Lee, Eun Jung Sim, Kichull Yoon, Seung Jin Lee, Dong-Soo Hwang*, Gi-Ra Yi*, “Monodisperse polyhydroxyalkanoate nanoparticles as self-sticky and bio-resorbable tissue adhesives” Submitted to Journal of Colloid and Interface Science (2024).
  • Ngoc Man Phan, Thanh Loc Nguyen, Youngjin Choi, Gi-Ra Yi*, Jaeyun Kim*, “High Cellular Internalization of Virus-like Silica Nanoparticles Enhances Adaptive Antigen-specific Immune Response Against Cancer” Submitted to ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces (2024).
  • Dong-In Shin,†, Jeongwon Kim,†, Seong-Gyun Im†, Taewoo Kang, Ke Wang, Gaehang Lee, Seok Joon Kwon*, Sungho Park*, Gi-Ra Yi*, “Proximal high-index metamaterials based on a superlattice of gold nanohexagons targeting the near-infrared band” Submitted to Advanced Materials (2024).
  • Uddhav Kulkarni, Jeong Hoon Yoon, Kiran P. Shejale, Minsoo P. Kim, Won-Jang Cho, Gi-Ra Yi*, “Tetrazolium-Crosslinked Gel Polymer Electrolytes with High Li+ Transference Number and Ionic Conductivity for Li Metal Batteries” Submitted to Chemical Engineering Journal (2024).
  • ​​​​Jae-Hyun Kim, Hyeon Gyun Nam, You-Jin Kim, Etienne Ducrot, Seung Min Han, Gi-Ra Yi* “Active Colloidal Matchsticks Toward Dynamic Self-assembly” Submitted to ACS Nano (2022).
  • In-Seong Jo+, Joon Suk Oh+, Etienne Ducrot, David J. Pine, Gi-Ra Yi*, “High-Density DNA-Coated Spherical and Snowman-like Janus Colloids by Selective Swelling” In Preparation (2024).​


  1. Jaeyeong Kwon, Minjee Kim, Youjin Kim, Heemuk Oh, Jun Bae Lee, Gi-Ra Yi, Hyomin Lee*,
    “Multipod Janus Nanoparticles with a Titanium Dioxide (TiO2) Core for UV-Protective Pickering Emulsifiers”
    Submitted to 
    Small (2024).
  2. Soomin Cheon, Won-Jang Cho, Gi-Ra Yi, Byoungwoo Kang*, Seung Soo Oh*
    “Ultrafast and Reversible Superwettability Switching of 3D Graphene Foams via Solvent-Exclusive Plasma Treatments”
     ACS Nano, in press (2024).
  3. Hwi Je Woo†, Jaewon Han†, Sangmin Ji, Bong Gyu Shin, Seong Hun Park, Sung-gyu Lee, Chang-Won Lee, Euyheon Hwang, Deok-Soo Kim, Soobong Choi, Mun Seok Jeong, Gi-Ra Yi, Junki Kim*, Young Jae Song*
    robing Inherent Optical Anisotropy in Substrates via Direct Nano-imaging of Mie Scattering”
    ​Accepted in 
    ACS Nano (2024). [link]
  4. ​In-Seong Jo, Joon Suk Oh,  Matthieu Soula, Manhee Lee, David Pine, Etienne Ducrot*Gi-Ra Yi*
    DNA-Coated Microspheres with Base Mismatches for Stepwise Programmed Assembly”
    Chemistry of  Materials, 36, 8, 3820–3828 (2024). [link]
  5. Uddhav Kulkarni, Won-Jang Cho, Seok-kyu Cho, Jeong-Jin Hong, Kiran P. Shejale* and Gi-Ra Yi*
    ​”Solid Polymer Electrolyte
    s-based Composite Cathodes for Advanced Solid-state Lithium Batteries”
     Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering, 41, 385–402 (2024). [link]
  6. Jihyun Lee,  Gui Won Hwang, Bum Soo Lee, No-June Park, Su-Nam Kim, Dohyun Lim, Da Wan Kim,  Yeon Soo Lee,  Hyoung-Ki Park, Seulgi Kim,  Jin Woong Kim, Gi-Ra Yi, Ki Hyun Kim*, Changhyun Pang*,
    “Artificial octopus-limb-like adhesive patches for cupping-driven transdermal delivery with nanoscale control of stratum corneum”

    ACS Nano18, 5311–5321 (2024). [link]
  7. Dong-In Shin, Jisung Lee, Mi Ri Kim, Sooyeol Jeong, Ji-In Park, Sangyul Baik, Gi-Ra Yi, Seung-Young Park*, Gaehang Lee*,
    “Effect of small-sized modifier on boron nitride for efficient heat transfer through thermal conductive epoxy composites”
    Ceramics International, 50(6), 8837-8844 (2024). [link]


  1. Jiin Eom, Arslan Sarwar, Gwang-Bum Im, Sung-Won Kim, Linh Thanh Nguyen, Jeong-Bin Moon, Soong Ho Um, Gi-Ra Yi, Eun Yeol Lee*, Suk Ho Bhang*, “Cytotoxic Effect and Mechanism of Nano-Sized Polystyrene Degraded by Rhodococcus ruber C208″ 
    Chemical Engineering Journal, 473, 145094 (2023). [link]
  2. Won-Jang Cho+, Seok-Kyu Cho+, Jun Hyuk Lee, Jeong Hoon Yoon, Sangwoo Kwon, Chanui Park, Won Bo Lee, Pil J. Yoo, Minjae Lee, Sungkyun, Park, Tae Hui Kang, Gi-Ra Yi*,
    “Solid polymer electrolyte of ionic liquids via a bicontinuous ion transport channel for lithium metal batteries”,
    ​​Journal of Materials Chemistry A 
    11, 1676-1683 (2023). [link]
  3. Yong-Young Noh*, Gi-Ra Yi*,
    ​”POSTECH as the Hub of Innovative Materials Research in South Korea over the last 35 Years”

    Advanced Materials (Guest Editorial) 35(4) 2208828 (2023). [link]
  4. ​​You-Jin Kim, Jeong-Bin Moon, Hyerim Hwang, Youn Soo Kim, Gi-Ra Yi*,
    ​”Advances in Colloidal Building Blocks: Toward Patchy Colloidal Clusters”

    Advanced Materials (Invited Review) 35(4) 2203045 (2023). [link]
  5. Jun Hyuk Lee, Jong Chan Shin, Jihoon Kim, Jeong-Won Ho, Won Jang Cho, Moon Jeong Park, Gi-Ra Yi, Minjae Lee, Pil J. Yoo*,
    “Zwitterionic Surfactant-Stabilized Ionogel Electrolytes with High Ionic Conductivity for Lithium-Ion Batteries”
    Journal of  Power Sources  557, 
    232565 (2023). [link]


  1. Miaomiao Li, Zhan-Wei Li, Quanqian Lyu, Bolun Peng, Rui Zhong, Meiru Zhao, Bijin Xiong, Gi-Ra Yi, Lianbin Zhang,* Jintao Zhu, 
    “Structure-Tunable Synthesis of Photonic Polymer Composites via Kinetically Controlled Supramolecular-Crosslinking”
    Macromolecules (2022).​ [link]
  2. Jeong-Bin Moon, Seung-Jea Lee, Seung-Hyun Kim, Yechan Chang, Hyerim Hwang, Gi-Ra Yi*
    “Mie-Resonant Rutile TiO2 Nanospheres for Unclonable Structural Colors”
    Chemistry of Materials 34, 7897- 7905(2022). [link]
  3. Dong-In Shin+, Seong Soo Yoo+, Seong Hun Park, Gaehang Lee, Wan Ki Bae, Pil J. Yoo*, S. Joon Kwon*, Gi-Ra Yi*,
    plasmonic superlattices of nanospheres with 1-nm-level gap as high-index metamaterials”
    Advanced Materials (2022). [link]
  4. Jihyun Lee†, Bum Soo Lee†, Sangyul Baik, Da Wan Kim, No-June Park, Jin Woo Lee, Sim-Kyu Bong, Sang Heon Lee, Su-Nam Kim, Jin Ho Song, Gi-Ra Yi, Ki Hyun Kim* and Changhyun Pang*,
    “Ultra-intimate hydrogel hybrid skin patch with asymmetric elastomeric spatula-like cylinders 
    Chemical Engineering Journal 444, 136581 (2022). [link]
  5. Gwang-Bum Im, Young Geon Kim, In-Seong Jo, Tae Yong Yoo, Sung-Won Kim, Hyun Su Park, Taeghwan Hyeon, ​Gi-Ra Yi*, Suk Ho Bhang*,
    “Effect of polystyrene nanoplastics and their chemically loosened models on stem cell fate”
     Journal of Hazadous Materials 430, 128411 (2022) [link]
  6. Yeongha Kim+, Stephan Wong+, Changwon Seo+, Jeong Hoon Yoon, Gwan Hyun Choi, Jan Olthaus, Doris E. Reiter, Jeongyong Kim, Pil J. Yoo, Teun-Teun Kim*, Sang Soon Oh*, Gi-Ra Yi*,
    “Two-dimensional Honeycomb Lattices of Dielectric Colloidal Nanospheres for Photonic Topological Insulators”,
    ACS Applied Nano Materials 5(3), 3386-3393 (2022) [link]
  7. Seong Soo Yoo, Jeong-Won Ho, Dong-In Shin, Minjun Kim, Sunghwan Hong, Jun Hyuk Lee, Hyeon Jun Jeong, Mun Seok Jeong, Gi-Ra Yi, S. Joon Kwon* and Pil J. Yoo*,
    “Simultaneously Intensified Plasmonic and Charge Transfer Effects in Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering Sensors Using MXene-Blanketed Au Nanoparticles Assembly”
     Journal of Materials Chemistry A 10, 2949-2956  (2022). [link]
  8. ​​Jae Seon Baik, Sanga Kim, Dae-Woong Jung, Weon-Sik Chae, Changhyun Pang, Suk Ho Bhang, Laurent Corte, Gi-Ra Yi*,
    Colloidal Supraballs of Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles as Bioresorbable Adhesives for Hydrogels
    Chemistry of Materials 34, 548-593 (2022).​​ [link]
  9. Jeong Hoon Yoon, Gwanghyun Lee, Ping Li, Hionsuck Baik,  Gi-Ra Yi*, Jong Hyeok Park*,
    “Expandable crosslinked polymer coatings on  silicon nanoparticle anode  toward high-rate and long-cycle-life lithium-ion battery”
    Applied Surface  Science, 571, 151294 (2022).  [link]


  1. Virendra Patil, Rashi Singh, Kaluram Kanade, Gi-Ra Yi
    “Copper Nanomaterials Derived Preventive Technologies for COVID-19 Pandemic: A Review”

    Advanced Journal of Chemistry
     A, Accepted (2021). [link]
  2. Phan Ngoc Man, Jae-Hyun Kim, Jaeyun Kim, Byung Mook Weon, Gi-Ra Yi*,
    “Tetra-scale superhydrophobic membranes  coated with virus-like silica nanoparticles for continuous oil-water separations” 

    Applied Surface  Science  570, 151080 (2021). [link​​​​​​
  3. Jun Min Kim, Seunghyun Song, Young Jin Hwang, Jae Young Jang, Sanggil Lee, Dong-In Shin, Sung Woo Lee, Sooyeol Jeong, Seung-Hyun Kim, Gi-Ra Yi, Yeon Suk Choi, Gaehang Lee*
    “Thermally conductive composites with hydroxylated boron nitrides for the efficient thermal management of superconducting coils”
    Composite B 225 (15), 109262 (2021). [link]
  4. You-Jin Kim, Jae-Hyun Kim, In-Seong Jo, David J. Pine, Stefano Sacanna, Gi-Ra Yi*,
    Self-assembled colloidal clusters with broken symmetry”
    Journal of the American Chemical Society  143, 33, 13175–13183 (2021).​ [link]
  5. Jeong Hoon Yoon, Won-Jang Cho, Minjae Lee, Gi-Ra Yi*, “Nanostructured polymers electrolytes for lithium-ion batteries”
    Macromolecular Research  29, 509-518 (2021) (Invited Review) [link]
  6. Nhat Tri Vo, Pil Jin Yoo, Gi-Ra Yi, Marc Schroeder, Dukjoon Kim*, “Transparent poly(ether sulfone) nanocomposite film with low thermal expansion coefficient for flexible display substrates”
    Composite B 224, 109164 (2021). [link]
  7. Kazem V. Edmond, Tess W. P. Jacobson, Joon Suk Oh, Gi-Ra Yi, Andrew D. Hollingsworth, Stefano Sacanna and David J. Pine
    Large-scale synthesis of colloidal bowl-shaped particles”, 
    Soft Matter 
     17, 6176-6181 (2021). [link]
  8. Eun Ji Kim, Jaeman J. Shin, Taeyang Do, Gue Seon Lee, Juhae Park, Vikarm Thapar, Jinwoong Choi, Joona Bang, Gi-Ra Yi, Su-Mi Hur*, Jeung Gon Kim* and Bumjoon J. Kim*,
    “Molecular-Weight-Dependent Morphological Transitions of Bottlebrush Block Copolymer Particles: Experiments and Simulations”
    ACS Nano 15(3), 5513-5522 (2021). [link]
  9. Min Su Yim, Yeon Sil Hwang,  Jeong Kyu Bang, Dae-Woong Jung, Jun Min Kim, Gi-Ra Yi, Gaehang Lee*, Eun Kyoung Ryu*,
    “Morphologically homogeneous, pH-responsive gold nanoparticles for non-invasive imaging of Hela cancer”
    Nanomedicine NBM 34, 102394 (2021). [link]​​
  10. Jun Min Kim, Dae-Woong Jung, Lee Su Kim, Myungsu Kim, Sooyeol Jeong, SangGap Lee, Sung-Jin Chang, Jung Young Cho, Sun Ha Kim, Joon Yong Park, Kyuseok Choi, Gi-Ra Yi*, Ki Min Nam*, Gaehang Lee*,
    “In-situ formation of continuously thermal conductive pathway of bidisperse boron ni
    tride fillers in epoxy composite for highly efficient heat dissipation” 
    Materials Today Communications 27, 102230 (2021). [link]
  11. Hyeonwoo Han, Jeong Hoon Yoon, Gi-Ra Yi, Won Il Choi*, and Jong-Min Lim,*
    “High-Speed Continuous Production of Polymeric Nanoparticles Using a Self-aligned Coaxial Turbulent Jet Mixer”,

    Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry 97, 411-416 (2021). [link]
  12. Nguyen Xuan Viet Lan, Jeongbin Moon, Tae Hui Kang, Ke Wang, Hong-Gyu Park, Gi-Ra Yi*,
    Index-Matched Composite Colloidal Crystals of Core-shell Particles for Strong Structural Colors and Optical Transparency”
    Chemistry of Materials 33(5), 1714-1722 (2021). [link]
  13. Ke Wang+, Seonghoon Park+, Jintao Zhu, Jung Kyu Kim, Lianbin Zhang* and Gi-Ra Yi*,
    “Self-assembled colloidal nanopatterns toward unnatural optical metamaterials”
    Advanced Functional Materials 31(21), 2008246 (2021) (Invited Review)​ [link]
  14. Renhua Deng, Jiangping Xu, Gi-Ra Yi, Jin Woong Kim* and Jintao Zhu*,
    “Responsive Colloidal Polymer Particles with Ordered Mesostructures”
    Advanced Functional Materials 31(12), 
    2008169 (2021) [link]


  1. Mingxin He, Johnathon P. Gales, Etienne Ducrot, Zhe Gong, Gi-Ra Yi, Stefano Sacanna, David J. Pine,
    “Colloidal Diamond”
    Nature 585, 524-529 (2020). (NRF-2017M3A7B8065528) [link]
    (News and Views by John Crocker, C&ENews, Fox News, eDailyCNRS News)​
  2. Jae-Hyun Kim, Nguyen Xuan Viet Lan, Uddhave Kulkarni, Chanho Kim, Sung Min Cho, Pil J. Yoo, Dukjoon Kim, Marc Schroeder, Gi-Ra. Yi*,
    “Optically transparent and low-CTE polyethersulfone-based nanocomposite films for flexible display”
    Advanced Materials Interfaces 7(24), 2001422 (2020). [Inside Front Cover] [link] (전자신문)
  3. ​Joon Suk Oh, Gi-Ra Yi*, David Pine*,
    “Reconfigurable transitions between one- and two-dimensional structures with bifunctional DNA-coated Janus colloids”
    ACS Nano 14(11), 15786–15792 (2020).​​ [link]​
  4. Raphaël Michel*, Maïlie Roquart, Elodie Llusar, Fabrice Gaslain, Sophie Norvez, Jae-Seon Baik, Gi-Ra Yi, Mathieu Manassero, Laurent Corté*,
    “Hydrogel-tissue adhesion using blood coagulation induced by silica nanoparticle coatings”
    ACS Applied Bio Materials ​ 3, 12, 8808-8819 (2020).​ (HP20C0078) [link] [Cover]
  5. Young Jin Hwang, Jun Min Kim, Lee Su Kim, Jae Young Jang, Myungsu Kim, Sooyeol Jeong, Jung Young Cho, Gi-Ra Yi*, Yeon Suk Choi*, Gaehang Lee*,
    “Epoxy-based thermally conductive adhesives with effective alumina and boron nitride for superconducting magnet”
    Composites Science and Technology 200, 108456 (2020). [link]​
  6. ​Jeongjin Lee,† Jae-Hyun Kim,† Dong Gil You, Sohyun Kim, Wooram Um, Jueun Jeon, Chanho Kim, Hyeyeon Joo, Gi-Ra Yi* and Jae Hyung Park*,
    “Cavitation‐inducible perfluorohexane-loaded mesoporous silica-titania nanoparticles for enhanced cancer sonotheranostics”,
    Advanced Healthcare Materials 9(19) 2000877 (2020).​ [link] ​ (HP20C0078)
  7. Myung-Goo Lee, Sung H. Lim*, Gi-Ra Yi*,
    “Inkjet-printed low-cost colorimetric tickets for the TNT detection in contaminated soil”
    Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering 37(12), 2171-2178 (2020).​​ [link]
    (NRF-2017R1A5A1070259 and 2018M3D1A1058624)
  8. Yi Yang, Tae-Hui Kang, Ke Wang, Senbin Chen, Bijin Xiong, Jiangping Xu, Lianbin Zhang, Gi-Ra Yi*, and Jintao Zhu*,
    “Tunable Photonic Microspheres of Comb-like Supramolecules”,
    Small 16(29) 2001315 (2020)​. [link]
  9. ​​Jairo A. Diaz, JoonSuk Oh, Gi-Ra Yi and David J. Pine*,
    “Photo-printing of Faceted DNA Patchy Particles”
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of USA 117 (20) 10645-10653 (2020). [link] [Commentary]
  10. Ke Wang, Fan Li, Seon-Mi Jin, Kui Wang, Di Tian, Mubashir Hussain, Jiangping Xu, Lianbin Zhang,* Yonggui Liao, Huamin Zhou, Eunji Lee, Gi-Ra Yi*, Xiaolin Xie and Jintao Zhu*,
    “Chain-Length Effect on Binary Superlattices of Polymer-coated Nanoparticles”,
    Materials Chemistry Frontiers 4,  2089-2095 (2020).​ [link]
  11. Young Moon Choi, Byoungwan Lee, Myung Sun Jung, Hyun Soo Han, Suk Hyun Kim, Kaifeng Chen, Dong Ha Kim, Tony F. Heinz, Shanhui Fan, Gi-Ra Yi, Jung Kyu Kim* and Jong Hyeok Park*,
    “Retarded Charge-Carrier Recombination in Photoelectrochemical Cells from Plasmon-induced Resonance Energy Transfer”
    Advanced Energy Materials 10(22), 2000570 (2020). [link]
  12. Joel M. Katzen, Christos Tserkezis, Qiran Cai, Lu Hua Li, Jun Min Kim, Gaehang Lee, Gi-Ra Yi, William R. Hendren, Elton J. G. Santos, Robert M. Bowman, Fumin Huang*,
    “Strong Coupling of Carbon Quantum Dots in Plasmonic Nanocavities”
    ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 12(17), 19866-19873 (2020).​​​ [link]
  13. Joon Suk Oh, Gi-R Yi*, and David Pine*,
    “Reconfigurable self-assembly and kinetic control of multi-programmed DNA-coated particles”
    ACS Nano 14(4), 4595-4600 (2020). [link] [Movie]
  14. ​Joon Suk Oh, Mingxin He, Gi-Ra Yi*, David J. Pine*,
    “High-density DNA coatings on carboxylated colloids by DMTMM- and Azide-mediated coupling reactions”
    Langmuir 36, 13, 3583-3589 (2020).​ [link]
  15. Yirang Lim +, Seung-Heon Lee+, Yan Li*, Seung-Hyun Kim, Tae Hui Kang, Yung Doug Suh, Soojin Lee, Yongjin Kim and Gi-Ra Yi*,
    “Transparent and UV-reflective Photonic Films and Supraballs of Hollow Silica Nanospheres”
    Particle & Particle Systems Characterization 37(4), 1900405  (2020).​​ [link] [Front Cover] [News]
  16. ​Virendra Patil, Swapnil Mahajan, Mohan Kulkarni, Kashinath Patil, Chandrashekhar Rode, Alberto Coronas, Gi-Ra Yi,
    “Synthesis of silver nanoparticles colloids in imidazolium halide ionic liquids and their antibacterial activities for gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria”
    Chemosphere 243, 125302 (2020). [link]
“Colloidal Diamond” Nature, 585-524 (2020)
Faceted DNA Patchy Particles in PNAS, 117, 10645 (2020)


  1. Dae-Woong Jung+, Hyun-Joo Ro+, Junmin Kim, Seung Il Kim, Gi-Ra Yi, Gaehang Lee* and Sangmi Jun*,
    “Biophysical restriction of growth area using a monodispersed gold sphere nanobarrier prolongs mitotic phase in HeLa cells”
    RSC Advances 9, 37497-37506 (2019). [link]
  2. Tae Hui Kang, Yeonho Ahn, Hyunho Chae, Dukjoon Kim, Minjae Lee and Gi-Ra Yi*,
    “Free-standing Ion-conductive Gels based on Polymerizable Imidazolium Ionic Liquids”
    Langmuir 35, 50, 16624-16629 (2019). [link]
  3. Chang-Yeol Cho, Seung-Hyun Kim, Jong-Wook Ha, Hong Suk Kang, Eun-Ho Sohn, In Jun Park, Gi-Ra Yi, Sang Goo Lee,
    “High dielectric constant and low percolation threshold in poly(vinylidene fluoride) composite films containing mechanochemically synthesized BaSnF4 nanowires”
    ACS Applied Electronic Materials 1, 11, 2355-2362 (2019). [link]
  4. Sohyun Kim, Tae Hui Kang*, Gi-Ra Yi*,
    “The effect of blob size in polymer networks on the nanoparticle-mediated adhesion of hydrogels”
    Soft Matter 15, 9942-9948 (2019). [link]
  5. Dae-Woong Jung, Jun Min Kim, Hyung Joong Yoon, Gi-Ra Yi, Jung Young Cho, Haeun Jung, Gaehang Lee*, Weon-Sik Chae*, Ki Min Nam*
    “Understanding Metal-Enhanced Fluorescence and Structural Properties in Au@Ag Core-shell Nanocubes”
    RSC Advances 9, 29232-29237 (2019). (NRF2014M3A9B8023471) [link]
  6. Gwang-Bum Im, Yeong Hwan Kim, Yu-Jin Kim, Sung-Won Kim, Euiyoung
    Jung, Gun-Jae Jeong, Ke Wang, Jinheung Kim, Dong-Ik Kim, Tae-Hyung Kim, Gi-Ra Yi, Taekyung Yu *, Suk Ho Bhang *
    “Enhancing the Wound Healing Effect of Conditioned Medium Collected from Mesenchymal Stem Cells with High Passage Number Using Bioreducible Nanoparticles”
    International Journal of Molecular Sciences 20, 4835 (2019). [link]
  7. Zuochen Wang, Zhisheng Wang, Jiahui Li,  Simon Tsz Hang Cheung, Shin-Hyun Kim, Gi-Ra Yi, Etienne Ducrot, Yufeng Wang,
    “Active Patchy Colloids with Shape-Tunable Dynamics”
    Journal of the American Chemical Society 141, 14853-14863 (2019). [link]
  8. Joon Suk Oh, Sangmin Lee, Sharon C. Glotzer*, Gi-Ra Yi*, David J. Pine*,
    “Colloidal fibers and rings by cooperative assembly”
    Nature Communications 10, 3936 (2019).  [link]
  9. Jeongbin Moon, In-Seong Jo, Jeong Hoon Yoon, Yeongha Kim, Joon Suk Oh, David J. Pine, and Gi-Ra Yi*,
    “DNA Functionalization of Colloidal Particles via Physisorption of Azide-functionalized Amphiphilic Block Copolymers”
    Soft Matter 15 6930-6933 (2019). [link] [Cover image]
  10. Tae Jin Kim+, Jeong Hoon Yoon+, Gi-Ra Yi*, Pil J. Yoo*,
    “Si Nanoparticle Clusters in Hollow Carbon Capsules (SNC@C) as Lithium Ion Battery Anodes: Toward High Initial Coulombic Efficiency”,
    Nanoscale 11, 13650-13658 (2019) . [link]
  11. Seung-Hyun Kim, Jong-Wook Ha, Sang Goo Lee, Eun-Ho Sohn, In Jun Park, Hong Suk Kang*, Gi-Ra Yi*,
    “Fluorinated Titania Nanoparticle-Induced Piezoelectric Phase Transition of Poly(vinylidene fluoride)”,
    Langmuir  35 (26), 8816-8822 (2019). [link]
  12. Ji Yong Bae+, Dae-Woong Jung+, Chan Bae Jeong, Hong-Seung Kim, Jung Dae Kim, Dong Uk Kim, Gi-Ra Yi*, Gaehang Lee*, Ki Soo Chang*,
    “Influences of Morphological Homogeneity of Super-Spherical Gold Nanoparticles on Plasmonic Photothermal Heat Generation”,
    Particle & Particle Systems Characterization 36(7), 1900131  (2019).  [link]
  13. Virendra Patil+, Woong Oh+, Jong Won Yoo, Lyong Sun Pu, Jong-Hyeok Park, Won-Sub Yoon*, and Gi-Ra Yi*,
    “Carbon-Coated Supraballs of Randomly Packed LiFePO4 Nanoplates for High-Rate and Stable Cycling of Li-ion Batteries”
    Particle & Particle Systems Characterization 36(7), 1900149 (2019) . [link]
  14. Seung-Hyun Kim, Victoria Hwang, Jong-Wook Ha, Vinothan N. Manoharan, Gi-Ra Yi*,
    “Solution-Processable Photonic Inks of Mie-Resonant Hollow Carbon-Silica Nanospheres”
    Small 15(23), 1900931 (2019) . [link]
  15. Siyeon Jang, Jisun Kim, Da Wan Kim, Ji Won Kim, Sungwoo Chun, Heon Joon Lee, Gi-Ra Yi*, Changhyun Pang*,
    “Carbon-based, Ultraelastic, Hierarchically Coated Fiber Strain Sensors with Crack-controllable Beads”
    ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 11(16), 15079-15087 (2019). [link]
  16. Dae-Woong Jung, Jun Min Kim, Gi-Ra Yi, Jung Young Cho, and Gaehang Lee,
    “Solution-processable thermally conductive polymer composite adhesives of benzyl alcohol-modified boron nitride 2D nanoplates”
    Chemical Engineering Journal 361, 783-791 (2019).  [link]
  17. Gaeul Park, Beomseok Son, Ji Hoon Kang, Sungmin Lee, Jaewan Jeon, Joo-Hyung Kim, Gi-Ra Yi, Hye Sook Youn, Changjong Moon, Seon Young Nam and Bu Hyun Youn*,
    “Managing adverse effects of radiotherapy through miR-30a and miR-30b-induced PAI-1 inhibition in non-small cell lung cancer”
    Molecular Therapy 27, 342-354 (2019). [link]


  1. Ji-Hoo Seok, Sung Hee Kim, Sung Min Cho, Gi-Ra Yi, Jun Young Lee*,
    “Crosslinked Organosilicon-Acrylate Copolymer Moisture Barrier Thin Film Fabricated by Initiated Chemical Vapor Deposition (iCVD)”
    Macromolecular Research 26, 1257-1264 (2018). [link]
  2. Jeongbin Moon, In-Seong Jo, Etienne Ducrot, Joon Suk Oh, David Pine, Gi-Ra Yi*,
    “Synthesis of DNA-coated microspheres and their colloidal superstructures”
    Macromolecular Research 26, 1085-1094 (2018).  (Review article)
  3. Hyungseok Kang, Gi-Ra Yi, Young Joon Kim, Jeong Ho Cho*,
    “Junction Welding Techniques for Metal Nanowire Network Electrodes”
     Macromolecular Research 26, 1066-1073(2018). (Review article)
  4. Etienne Ducrot, Johnathan Gales, Gi-Ra Yi, David J. Pine*,
    “Pyrochlore lattice, self-assembly and photonic band gap optimization”
    Optics Express 26(23), 30052-30060 (2018). [link]
  5. Zhuoquiang Jia, Jae-Hyun Kim, Gi-Ra Yi, Stephanie S. Lee*,
    “Transition of DEP-Assembled 2D Crystals to Interlocking Structures under a Magnetic Field”
    Langmuir 34(41), 12412-12418 (2018). [link]
  6. Virendra S. Patil, Myung-Goo Lee, Jaesub Yun, Jong-Seok Lee, Sung H. Lim* and Gi-Ra Yi*,
    “Chemically Resistant Perfluoroalkoxy Nanoparticle-Packed Porous Substrates and Their Use in Colorimetric Sensor Arrays”
    Langmuir 34(43),  13014-13024 (2018). [link]
  7. Mun-Bae Jang, Taewoo Moon, Jae-Hoon Choi, Sung Hee Chung, Jong-Wook Ha, Jong- Min Lim, Seung-Kon Lee, Seung-Man Yang, Kyung-Ho Youm, Kwanwoo Shin, and Gi-Ra Yi*,
    “On-demand microfluidic manipulation of thermally stable water-in-perfluorocarbon emulsions”,
    Macromolecular Research 26, 1160-1166 (2018) [link]
  8. Min-Sang Song, Geewoo Chang, Dae-Woong Jung, Moon-Seok Kwon, Jun-Hwan Ku, Jai-Man Choi, Gi-Ra Yi, Yi Cui, and Jong Hyeok Park
    A Strategy for Boosting Li-ion Current in Silicon Nanoparticles”
    ACS Energy Letters 3(9), 2522-2258 (2018). [link]
  9. Saerom Lee+, Jeong Hoon Yoon+, Inseong Jo, Joon Suk Oh, David J. Pine, Tae Soup Shim*, Gi-Ra Yi*,
    “DNA-Coated 100-nm Polymer Nanoparticles from Block Copolymer Micelles”
    Langmuir 34(37), 11042-11048 (2018). [link]
  10. Jae Man Shin, Yong Joo Kim, Kanghee Ku, Gi-Ra Yi* and Bumjoon J. Kim*,
    “Aspect-Ratio-Controlled Synthesis of Uniform Colloidal Ellipsoids of Block-Copolymers from Evaporative Emulsions” 
    Chemistry of Materials 30(18) 6277-6288 (2018). [link] [Cover Art]
  11. Kang Hee Ku, Jae Man Shin, Hongseok Yun, Gi-Ra Yi, Se Gyu Jang*, Bumjoon J. Kim*,
    “Multi-Dimensional Design of Anisotropic Soft Particles from Solvent-Evaporative Emulsion”
    Advanced Functional Materials 42, 1802961 (2018). (Review)  [link]
  12. Jae-Hyun Kim, Hye Jeong Hwang, Joon Suk Oh, Stefano Sacanna, Gi-Ra Yi*,
    “Monodisperse Magnetic Silica Hexapods”
    Journal of the American Chemical Society 140, 9230-9235 (2018). [link]
  13. Dae-Woong Jung, Kyung Jin Park, Seungwoo Lee, Jaeyun Kim, Gaehang Lee, Gi-Ra Yi*,
    Scalable Synthesis of Carbon-Embedded Ordered Macroporous Titania Spheres with Structural Colors”,
    Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering 35, 2138-2144 (2018) .  [link]
  14. In-Seong Jo, Joon Suk Oh, Shin-Hyun Kim, David J. Pine and Gi-Ra Yi*,
    “Compressible Colloidal Clusters from Pickering Emulsions and Their DNA Functionalization”,
    Chemical Communications 54, 8328-8331 (2018). [link] (Correction)
  15. Vijayakameswara Rao N, Hwa Seung Han,  Hansang Lee, Van Quy Nguyen, Sangmin Jeon, Dae-Woong Jung, Jeongjin Lee, Gi-Ra Yi, Jae Hyung  Park,
    “ROS-Responsive Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles for MR Imaging-Guided Photodynamically Maneuvered Chemotherapy”,
    Nanoscale 10, 9616-9627 (2018)[link]
  16. Yeontae Kim , Yeong Eun Sul, Hyungseok Kang, Yongsuk Choi, Gi-Ra Yi, Sung Min Cho*, Jeong Ho Cho *,
    “Roll-to-Roll Redox-Welding and Embedding for Silver Nanowire Network Electrodes” ,
    Nanoscale 10, 18627-18634 (2018). (NRF-2014M3A9B8023471) [link]
  17. Jong Won Yoo, Kan Zhang, Virendra Patil, Jeong Taik Lee, Dae-Woong Jung, Lyong Sun Pu, Woong Oh, Won-Sub Yoon, Jong Hyeok Park* and Gi-Ra Yi,*
    “Porous supraparticles of LiFePO4 nanorods with carbon for high rate Li-ion batteries”
    Materials Express 8, 316-324 (2018).  [link(Cover Art)
  18. Shakera Khatoon, Hwa Seung Han, Jueun Jeon, N.Vijayakameswara Rao, Dae-Woong Jeong, lkram M., Yasin T., Gi-Ra Yi, Jae Hyung Park
    “Hypoxia-responsive mesoporous nanoparticles for doxorubicin delivery”
    Polymers 10(4), 390 (2018). [link]
  19. Myung-Goo Lee, Virendra Patil, Doo Sung Lee, Sung H. Lim*, Gi-Ra Yi*,
    “Highly stable, rapid colorimetric detection of carbaryl pesticides by azo coupling reaction with chemical pre-treatment”,
    Sensors and Actuators B 261, 489-496 (2010-002940, 10062694) [link]
  20. Jun-Min Kim, Dae-Woong Jung, Gaehang Lee*, Gi-Ra Yi*,
    “Close-Packed Colloidal Monolayers of Ultra-Smooth Gold Nanospheres”,
    Macromolecular Research 26, 539-543 (2017). [link] [Erratum]
  21. Yi Yang, Hodae Kim, Jiangping Xu, Min-Soo Hwang, Di Tian, Ke Wang, Lianbin Zhang, Yonggui Liao, Hong-Gyu Park, Gi-Ra Yi, Xiaolin Xie, and Jintao Zhu*,
    “Responsive Block Copolymer Photonic Microspheres”
    Advanced Materials 30(21), 1707344 (2018). [link]
  22. Seong Soo Yoo, Gwan H. Choi, Wooseop Lee, Juhyun Park, Gi-Ra Yi, Du Yeol Ryu, Pil J. Yoo*,
    “Cumulative energy analysis of thermally-induced surface wrinkling of heterogeneously multilayered thin films”
    Soft Matter, 14, 704-710 (2018) [Link]


  1. Etienne Ducrot, Mingxin He, Gi-Ra Yi*, David J. Pine*,
    “Colloidal alloys with preassembled clusters and spheres”
    Nature Materials, 16(6), 652-657 (2017). [link]  (Youtube Video)
    – Featured in Yonhap News
    – Featured in FuturityAzoopticstechfragments
  2. Zhe Gong, Theodore Hueckel, Gi-Ra Yi, Stefano Sacanna*,
    “Patchy particles made by colloidal fusion”
    Nature, 550, 234-238 (2017). (2010-002940 and 2014S1A2A2028608) [link]
    – Featured in Yonhap News
    – Featured in Phys.Org3Dprintingindustry,  Futurity
  3. Youngjin Park, Jongwon Shim, Suyeon Jeong, Gi-Ra Yi, Heeyeop Chae, Jong Wook Bae, Sang Ouk Kim*, Changhyun Pang*,
    “Microtopography-Guided Conductive Patterns of Liquid-Driven Graphene Nanoplatelet Networks for Stretchable and Skin-Conformal Sensor Array”
    Advanced Materials26, 1606453 (2017) [link]  [Featured as Frontispiece]
  4. Jae Man Shin, YongJoo Kim, Se Gyu Jang, Gi-Ra Yi, and Bumjoon J. Kim*,
    “Morphological Evolution of Block Copolymer Particles: Effect of Solvent Evaporation Rate on Particle Shape and Morphology”
    ACS Nano 11, 2133-2142 (2017). [link]
  5. Seung-Hyun Kim, Sofia Magkiriadou, Do Kyung Rhee, Doo Sung Lee, Pil Jin Yoo, Vinothan N. Manoharan, Gi-Ra Yi*,
    “Inverse Photonic Glasses by Packing Bidisperse Hollow Microspheres with Uniform Cores”
    ACS Applied Materials & Interface9, 24155-24160 (2017)  [link]
  6. Junhyuk Lee, Kang Hee Ku, Mingoo Kim, Jae Man Shin, Junghun Han, Chan Ho Park, Gi-Ra Yi, Se Gyu Jang, and Bumjoon J. Kim*,
    “Stimuli-Responsive, Shape Transforming Nanostructured  Particles”
    Advanced Materials, 29, 1700608 (2017) . [link]
  7. Kyung Jin Park+, Ji-Hyeok Huh+, Dae-Woong Jung, Jin-Sung Park, Gwan H. Choi, Gaehang Lee, Pil J. Yoo, Hong-Gyu Park, Gi-Ra Yi, and Seungwoo Lee*,
    “Assembly of “3D” plasmonic clusters by “2D” AFM nanomanipulation of highly uniform and smooth gold nanospheres”
    Scientific Reports, 7, 6045 (2017). [link]
  8. In-Seong Jo, Saerom Lee,  Jintao Zhu, Tae Soup Shim, Gi-Ra Yi*,
    “Soft Patchy Micelles”,
    Current Opinion in Colloid and Interface Science, 30, 97-105 (2017). (Review)[link]
  9. Joo-Hyung Kim, Hodae Kim, Youngjin Choi, Doo Sung Lee, Jaeyun Kim and Gi-Ra Yi*,
    “Colloidal Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles as Strong Adhesives for Hydrogels and Biological Tissues”
    ACS Applied Materials & Interface, 9 (37), pp 31469–31477
    (2010-002940 and NRF-2014M3A9B8023471) [link]
  10. Sang-Hyuk Lee, Seung-Young Park, You-Jin Lee, Gi-Ra Yi*, Stefano Sacanna, and Dong-Hyun Kim*,
    “Diffusivity Control of Ferromagnetic Cube-Particle Chain by External Magnetic Field”
    Applied Physics Letters 111 (13), 132401 (2017). [link]
  11. Minwoo Kim,  Ji-Hyeok Huh, Joohyun Lee, Hwi Je Woo, Kwangjin Kim, Dae-Woong Jung, Gi-Ra Yi,  Mun Seok Jeong, Seungwoo Lee*,  Young Jae Song*,
    “Photofluidic Near-field Mapping of Electric Field Resonance in Plasmonic Meta Surface Assembled with Gold Nano Particles”
    Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 8, 3745-3751 (2017). [link]
  12. Hyungseok Kang, Yeon Tae Kim, Siuk Cheon, Gi-Ra Yi, Jeong Ho Cho*
    “Halide Welding for Silver Nanowires Network Electrode”,
    ACS Applied Materials & Interface 9 (36), 30779–30785 (2017). [link]
  13. Sung E. Song, Gwan H. Choi, Gi-Ra Yi and Pil J. Yoo*, “Competitive concurrence of surface wrinkling and dewetting of liquid crystalline polymer films on non-wettable substrates”, Soft Matter 13, 7753-7759 (2017). [link]
  14. Kang Hee Ku, Young Jun Lee, Daniel Klinger, Gi-Ra Yi, Se Gyu Jang, Craig J. Hawker*, Bumjoon J. Kim*, “Shape-Tunable Biphasic Janus Particles as pH-Responsive Switchable Surfactants” Macromolecules 50, 9276-9285 (2017). (kitech IZ-17-0039)
  15. Joon-Suk Oh, Minsoo P. Kim, Hyunjong Son, Kyung-Heum Kim, Sang-Hoon Kim, Ji-Beom Yoo,  Youngkwan Lee, Gi-Ra Yi*, and Jae-Do Nam*, “Diffusion-Assisted Post-Crosslinking of Polymer Microspheres Containing Epoxy Functional Groups” Polymer 113, 110-118 (2017).


  1. Hye-Young Lee, Seung-Hyun Kim, Hye-Nyung Lee, Young-Seok Kim*, Gi-Ra Yi*,
    “Highly Stable Electrical Manipulation of Reflective Colors in Colloidal Crystals of Sulfate Iron Oxide Particles in Organic Media”
    RSC Advances 6, 100167 – 100173 (2016). [link]
  2. Deepagan Veerasikku Gopal, Dong Gil You, Wooram Um, Hyewon Ko, Seunglee Kwon, Gi-Ra Yi, Jun Young Lee; Doo Sung Lee, Kwangmeyung Kim, Ick Chan Kwon, Jae Hyung Park*,
    “Long-Circulating Au-TiO2 Nanocomposite as a Sonosensitizer for ROS-Mediated Eradication of Cancer”
    Nano letters 16, 6257−6264 (2016). [link]
  3. Mena Youssef, Theodore Hueckel, Gi-Ra Yi, Stefano Sacanna*,
    “Shape-shifting colloids via stimulated dewetting”
    Nature Communications 7, 12216 (2016). [link] [news]
  4. Liuyang Sun, Tzuhsuan Ma, Seungcheol Yang, Dong-Kwan Kim, Gaehang Lee, Jinwei Shi, Gi-Ra Yi, Gennady Shvets, Xiaoqin Li,
    “The interplay bewteen optical bianisotropy and magnetism in plasmonic metamolecules”
    Nano Letter, 16 (7), 4322–4328 (2016) [link].
  5. Seong H. Park, Autumn Maruniak, Jisun Kim, Gi-Ra Yi* and Sung H. Lim*,
    “Disposable microfluidic sensor arrays for discrimination of antioxidants”
    Talanta 153 (2016) 163–169. (2010-0029409 and NRF-2014M3A9B8023471) [link]
  6. Shakera Khatoon, Hwa Seung Han, Minchang Lee, Hansang Lee, Dae-Woong Jung, Thavasyappan Thambi, M. Ikram, Young Mo Kang, Gi-Ra Yi, Jae Hyung Park*
    “Zwitterionic Mesoporous Nanoparticles with a Bioresponsive Gatekeeper for Targeted Cancer Therapy”
    Acta Biomaterialia, 40, 282-292 (2016) [link].
  7. Hyewon Ko,  Soyoung Son,  Seonghwan Bae, Joo-Hyung Kim, Gi-Ra Yi, Jae Hyung Park*,
    “Near-infrared light-triggered thermochemotherapy of cancer using polymer-gold nanorod conjugate”
    Nanotechnology, 27, 175102 (2016). [link]
  8. Eun Sook Lee, Deepagan veerasikku gopal, Dong Gil You, Jueun Jeon, Gi-Ra Yi, Jun Young Lee, Doo Sung Lee, Yung Doug Suh and Jae Hyung Park,
    “Nanoparticles Based on Quantum Dots and a Luminol Derivative: Implications for in vivo Imaging of Hydrogen Peroxide by Chemiluminescence Resonance Energy Transfer”
    Chem. Commun. 52 (22), 4132-4135 (2016) [link]
  9. Ming Ma, Xinjian Shi, Kan Zhang, Soonwoo Kwon, Ping Li, Jung Kyu Kim, Thanh Tran Phu, Gi-Ra Yi and Jong Hyeok Park*,
    “A 3D triple-deck photoanode with a strengthened structure integrality: enhanced photoelectrochemical water oxidation”
    Nanoscale, 8, 3474-3481 (2016) [link]
  10. Hyun Mo Koo, Thanh Tran-Phu, Gi-Ra Yi*, Chae-Ho Shin , Jong-Wook Bae*,
    “Effect of ordered meso-macroporous structure of Co/SiO2 for an enhanced activity of CO hydrogenation to hydrocarbons”
    Catalysis Science & Technology6, 4221-4231 (2016). [link] (NRF-2014M3A9B8023471)
  11. Shin-Hyun Kim, Gi-Ra Yi
    “Colloidal Photonic Crystals for Sensor Applications”
    in Photonic Materials for Sensing, Biosensing and Display Devices edited by  Michael Serpe, Youngjong Kang,  Qiang Matthew Zhang (Springer, 2016) [link]
  12. Tae Youl Kim, Joo-Hyung Kim, Minsoo P. Kim a and Gi-Ra Yi*,
    “Anion-Mediated End-Shape Control in Seed-Mediated Growth of Gold Nanorods”
    Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology,
     16 (6), 6327-6331 (2016).


  1. Joon Suk Oh, Yufeng Wang, David J. Pine*, Gi-Ra Yi*
    “High-Density PEO-b-DNA Brushes on Polymer Particles for Colloidal Superstructures”
    Chemistry of Materials 27, 8337–8344 (2015).  [link]
  2. Kang Hee Ku, YongJoo Kim, Gi-Ra Yi, Yeon Sik Jung*, Bumjoon J. Kim*,
    “Soft Patchy Particles of Block Copolymers from Interface-Engineered Emulsions”
    ACS Nano 9, 11333–11341 (2015) [link].
  3. Kan Zhang, Jeong-Taik Lee, Ping Li, Byoungwoo Kang, Gi-Ra Yi* , and Jong Hyeok Park*,
    “Conformal Coating Strategy Comprising N-doped Carbon and Conventional Graphene for Achieving Ultra-high Power and Cyclability of LiFePO4”
    Nano letters  15, 6756-6763 (2015) [link]
  4. Jae Man Shin, Minsoo P. Kim, Hyunseung Yang, Kang Hee Ku, Se Gyu Jang, Kyung Ho Youm, Gi-Ra Yi*, and Bumjoon J. Kim*
    “Monodisperse Microspheres of Block Copolymer-Nanoparticle Hybrids via Cross-flow Membrane Emulsification”
    Chemistry of Materials 27, 6314–6321 (2015). (2014R1A2A2A01006628) [link]
  5. Yufeng Wang, Yu Wang, Xiaolong Zheng, Étienne Ducrot, Myung-Goo Lee, Gi-Ra Yi, Marcus Weck, David J. Pine,
    “Synthetic Strategies Toward DNA-Coated Colloids that Crystallize”
    Journal of American Chemical Society  137, 10760–10766 (2015). [link] (Selected as Editor’s Choice) (Supported by GRN)
  6. Dong-Kwan Kim, Yoon Jo Hwang, Cheolho Yoon, Hye-On Yoon, Ki Soo Chang, Gaehang Lee*, Seungwoo Lee*, Gi -Ra Yi*,
    “Experimental approach to the fundamental limit on the extinction coefficients of the ultra-smooth and highly spherical gold nanoparticles”
    Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 17, 20786 – 20794 (2015). [link] (Supported by Samsungftf))
  7. Minsoo P. Kim, Gi-Ra Yi*,
    “Nanostructured Colloidal Particles by Confined Self-Assembly of Block Copolymers in Evaporative Droplets”
    Frontiers in Materials 2, 45 (2015). [Invited Review] [doi: 10.3389/fmats.2015.00045]
  8. Moonseok Kim, Wonjun Choi, Changhyeong Yoon, Guang Hoon Kim, Seung-Hyun Kim, Gi-Ra Yi, Q-Han Park and Wonshik Choi*
    “Exploring anti-reflection modes in disordered media”
    Optics Express, 23,12740-12749 (2015). [link]
  9. Minwoo Kim, Seungwoo Lee*, Joohyun Lee, Dong Kwan Kim, Yoon Jo Hwang, Gaehang Lee, Gi-Ra Yi, Young Jae Song*,
    “Deterministic Assembly of Metamolecules by Atomic Force Microscope-Enabled Manipulation of Ultra-Smooth, Super-Spherical Gold Nanoparticles”
    Optics Express, 23, 12766-12776 (2015). [link]
  10. Sungjun Park†, Kwang-Ho Kim†, Jeong-Wan Cho†, Sujin Sung, Kyung-Tae Kim, Won-June Lee, Jaekyun Kim, Ji-Wan Kim, Hyun-Jae Kim, Yong-Young Noh, Gi-Ra Yi, Yong-Hoon Kim, Myung-Han Yoon*, and Sung Kyu Park*,
    “In-depth Studies on Rapid Photochemical Activation of Various Sol-Gel Metal Oxide Films for Flexible Transparent Electronics”
    Advaned Functional Materials, 25, 2785-2785 (2015).  (†equal contribution) [link]
  11. Yongsuk Choi, Won-Yeong Park, Moon Sung Kang, Gi-Ra Yi, Jun Young Lee, Yong-Hoon Kim, Jeong Ho Cho,
    “Monolithic Metal Oxide Transistors”
    ACS Nano, 9, 4288-4295 (2015). [link]
  12. Hyunchul Kim, Changdeuck Bae*, Josep Montero Moreno, Gi-Ra Yi, Hyunjung Shin*,
    “Toward Coordinated Colloids: Uniform Site-Selective Growth of Titania on Patchy Silica Particles”
    Scientific Report 9, 9339 (2015). [link]
  13. Minsoo P. Kim, Hyeong Jun Kim, Bumjoon Kim*, Gi-Ra Yi*
    “Structured Nanoporous Surfaces from Hybrid Block Copolymer Micelle Films with Metal Ions”
    Nanotechnology 26, 095302 (2015). [link].
  14. Young Bum Kim+, Thanh Tran-Phu+, Min Kim, Dae-Woong Jung, Gi-Ra Yi*, Jong Hyeok Park*
    “Facilitated Ion Diffusion in Multi-Scale Porous Particles: Application in Battery Separators”
    ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 7, 4511-4517 (2015). (+ equal contribution) [link]
  15. Seon Ju Yeo, Fuquan Tu, Seung-Hyun Kim, Gi-Ra Yi, Pil J. Yoo* and Daeyeon Lee*,
    “Angle- and Strain-Independent Flexible Structural Colour Films Incorporating Non-spherical Colloidal Photonic Crystals”
    Soft Matter 11, 1582 – 1588 (2015). [link]


  1. Jeremie Palacci*, Stefano Sacanna, Seung-Hyun Kim, Gi-Ra Yi, David J. Pine and Paul M. Chaikin,
    “Light-Activated Self-Propelled Colloids”
    Philosophical Transaction of the Royal Society A 372, 20130372 (2014). [link]
  2. Seong Jun Lee, Soo Hun Jung, Hionsuck Baik, Tae-Woo Lee, Jong Hyeok Park, Jaewook Nam, Gi-Ra Yi,* Jeong Ho Cho*,
    “Roll-to-roll Welding Process for Planarized Silver Nanowire Electrodes”
    Nanoscale 6, 11828-11834 (2014). [link]
  3. Thavasyappan Thambi, Veerasikku Gopal Deepagan, Yung Suh, Gi-Ra Yi, Jun Young Lee, Doo Sung Lee, Jae Hyung Park,
    “Biostable and bioreducible polymersomes for intracellular delivery of doxorubicin”
    Polymer Chemistry 5, 4627-4634 (2014)  [link]
  4. Doo Ri Bae, You-Jin Lee, Dong Kwan Kim, Sung Woo Lee, Ki Soo Chang, Gi-Ra Yi*, Gaehang Lee*
    “Nonhydrolytic Sol-Gel and gram-scale synthesis of surfactant-free maghemite nanoparticles with high surface area”
    Journal of Sol-gel Science and Technology 71(3) 606-610 (2014). [link]
  5. Do Kyung Rhee, Bokyung Jung, Young Hun Kim, Seon Ju Yeo, Se-Jin Choi, Ali Rauf, Sungsoo Han, Gi-Ra Yi and Pil J. Yoo*,
    “Particle-Nested Inverse Opal Structures as Hierarchically Structured Large-Scale Membranes with Tunable Separation Properties”
    ACS Applied Materials and Interface, 6(13), 9950-9954 (2014). [link]
  6. Sanghoon Kim, Ji-Beom Yoo, Gi-Ra Yi, Youngkwan Lee, Hyouk Ryeol Choi, Ja Choon Koo, Joon-Suk Oh* and Jae-Do Nam*,
    “Aggregation-mediated assembly of graphene oxide on amine-functionalized poly(glycidyl methacrylate) microspheres for core-shell structures with controlled electrical conductivity”
    Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 2, 6462-6466 (2014) [link]
  7. Doo Ri Bae, You-Jin Lee, Sung Woo Lee, Young-Kyu Han, Jae-Sik Yoon, Ji-Hyun Lee, Sang-Gil Lee, Ki Soo Chang, Gi-Ra Yi,* and Gaehang Lee*
    “Low-ppm-level colorimetric acid detection using gold nanoparticles with electro-steric stabilization”
    Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 14, 9477-9484 (2014). [link]
  8. Kang Hee Ku, Jae Man Shin, Minsoo P. Kim, Chun-Ho Lee, Min-Kyo Seo, Gi-Ra Yi, Se Gyu Jang*, and Bumjoon J. Kim*,
    “Size-controlled Nanoparticle-Guided Assembly of Block Copolymers for Convex Lens-Shaped Particles”
    Journal of the American Chemical Society 136(28) 9982-9989 (2014). [link] Correction [link]
  9. Yu Wang, Yufeng Wang, Xiaolong Zheng, Gi-Ra Yi, Stefano Sacanna*, David J. Pine*, Marcus Weck*,
    “Three-Dimensional Lock and Key Colloids”
    Journal of the American Chemical Society, 136, 6866-6869 (2014). [link](KCRC)
  10. Thavasyappan Thambi, Dong Gil You, Hwa Seung Han, V.G. Deepagan, Sang Min Jeon, Yung Doug Suh, Ki Young Choi, Kwangmeyung Kim, Ick Chan Kwon, Gi-Ra Yi, Jun Young Lee, Doo Sung Lee and Jae Hyung Park*,
    “Bioreducible Carboxymethyl Dextran Nanoparticles for Tumor-Targeted Drug Delivery”
    Advanced Healthcare Materials 3, 1829-1838 (2014). [link]
  11. Ganapathy Veerappan, Dae-Woong Jung, Jeong Kwon, Nansra Heo,Gi-Ra Yi*,  Jong Hyeok Park*,
    “Multi Functionality of Macroporous TiO2 Spheres in Dye-sensitized and Hybrid Heterojunction Solar Cells”
    , 30(11), 3010-3018 (2014). (KCRC) [link]
  12. Anders Berliner, Myung-Goo Lee,  Yagang Zhang, Seong H. Park, Raymond Martino, Paul A. Rhodes, Gi-Ra Yi*, Sung H. Lim*,
    “A patterned colorimetric sensor array for rapid detection of TNT at ppt level”
    RSC Advances, 4, 10672-10675 (2014). (DOI:10.1039/C3RA47152G) (2010-0029409, KCRC)
  13. Jongwon Shim, Je Moon Yun, Pilnam Kim, Kyung Eun Lee, Won Jun Lee, Ryong Ryoo, David J. Pine*, Gi-Ra Yi*, Sang Ouk Kim*,
    “Two-minute assembly of pristine large-area graphene based films”,
    Nano Letter 14(3) 1388–1393 (2014). (2010-0029409) [link]
  14. Young-Sang Cho, Seung-Hyun Kim, Jung-Goo Lee, Dong Chan Lim, Young-Kuk Kim, Youn-Kyoung Baek, and Gi-Ra Yi*,
    “Spherical meso-macroporous silica particles by emulsion-assisted dual-templating”
    Materials Express 4(2), 91-104 (2014). [link] (KCRC)
  15. Manhee Lee, Jesse W. Collins, Donald Aubrecht, Ralph Sperling, Laura Solomon, Jong-Wook Ha, Gi-Ra Yi, David A. Weitz and Vinothan N. Manoharan*,
    “Synchronized reinjection and coalescence of droplets in microfluidics”
    Lab on a Chip 14, 509-513 (2014). (2010-0029409) [link] [hot article]


  1. You-Jin Lee+, Nicholas B. Schade+, Li Sun+, Jonathan A. Fan, Doo Ri Bae, Marcelo M. Mariscal, Gaehang Lee*, Federico Capasso, Stefano Sacanna, Vinothan N. Manoharan, Gi-Ra Yi*
    “Ultrasmooth, highly spherical monocrystalline gold particles for precision plasmonics”
    ACS Nano 7(12), 11064- 11070 (2013). (+ equal contribution) [link] (2010-0029409)
  2. Minsoo P. Kim, Kang Hee Ku, Hyeong Jun Kim, Se Gyu Jang, Gi-Ra Yi*, Bumjoon J. Kim*,
    “Surface Intaglio Nanostructures on Microspheres of Gold-Cored Block Copolymer Spheres”
    Chemistry of Materials  25(21) 4416-4422 (2013). (2010-0029409, Sunjin-002) [link]
  3. Young-Sang Cho, Young-Kuk Kim, Se-Jung Kim and Gi-Ra Yi*,
    “Quantum-dot-embedded Colloidal Polymeric Particles for White Light-emitting-diode with High Color Rendering Index”
    Materials Express 3, 217-230 (2013). (2010-0029409) (Featured as Cover Article) [SCIE] [link]
  4. Stefano Sacanna*, David J. Pine, Gi-Ra Yi*
    “Engineering Shape: the novel geometries of colloidal self-assembly”,
    Soft Matter 9 (34), 8096 – 8106 (2013). (2010-0029409, Sunjin-002) [link] [most accessed article 2013]
  5. Dong-Youn Shin, Gi-Ra Yi, Dongwook Lee, Jungwon Park, Young-Boo Lee, Inseok Hwang and Sangki Chun*,
    “Rapid Two-Step Metallization through the Physicochemical Nano-conversion of Ag2O for Roll-to-Roll Printed “Black” Transparent Conductive Film”,
    Nanoscale 5, 5045-5052 (2013). [link]
  6. Gi-Ra Yi*, David J. Pine, Stefano Sacanna*,
    “Recent progress on patchy colloids and their self-assembly”,
    Journal of Physics Condensed Matter. 25, 193101 (2013). (2010-0029409, Sunjin-002) [link]
  7. Stefano Sacanna*, Mark Korpics, Kelvin Rodriguez, Laura Colon-Melendez, Seung-Hyun Kim, David J. Pine, Gi-Ra Yi*,
    “Shaping Colloids for Self-Assembly”
    Nature Communications 4, 1688 (2013). [link]
  8. Doo Ri Bae, Sung-Jin Chang, Yun Suk Huh, Young-Kyu Han, You-Jin Lee, Gi-Ra Yi, Gaehang Lee and Soohyun Kim
    “Surfactant size effect on surface-enhanced Raman scattering intensity from silver nanoparticles,”
    Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology13, 5840-5843 (2013). [link]
  9. Kang Hee Ku, Minsoo P. Kim, Kwanyeol Paek, Jae Man Shin, Sunhaeng Chung, Se Gyu Jang, Weon-Sik Chae, Gi-Ra Yi and Bumjoon J. Kim*,
    “Multi-Color Emission of Hybrid Block Copolymer-Quantum Dot Microspheres by Controlled Spatial Isolation of Quantum Dots”
    Small92667-2672 (2013). [link]
  10. Sung-Hyun Ahn, Deok-Soo Kim, Dea-Ha Seo, Won-Jun Choi, Gi-Ra Yi,  Hyeon Jun Song, Q-Han Park and Zee Hwan Kim*,
    “Localized plasmon resonances of bimetallic AgAuAg nanorods”,
    Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics15, 4190-4194 (2013). [link] [PCCP Blog]
  11. Youngjun Woo, Youhee Heo, Kwanwoo Shin*, Gi-Ra Yi*,
    “Hydrodynamic Filtration in Microfluidic Channels as Size-Selection Process for Giant Unilamellar Vesicles”
    Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology, 9, 610-614 (2013). [SCIE] [link]
  12. Jung Min Kim, Gi-Ra Yi, Soon Chang Lee, Sang Moon Lee, Younghun Jo, Gaehang Lee*, Haejin Kim*,
    “Surfactant-assisted synthesis of hybrid lithium iron phosphate nanoparticles for enhancing electrochemical performance”
    Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 197, 53-59 (2013). [link]


  1. Young-Sang Cho, Si-Young Choi, Young-Kuk Kim, Gi-Ra Yi,
    “Bulk synthesis of ordered macroporous silica particles for superhydrophobic coatings”,
    Journal of colloid and interface science 386 (1), 88-98 (2012).
  2. Seung-Hyun Kim, Andrew D Hollingsworth, Stefano Sacanna, Sung-Jin Chang, Gaehang Lee, David J Pine,Gi-Ra Yi,
    “Synthesis and assembly of colloidal particles with sticky dimples”,
    Journal of the American Chemical Society,
     134 (39), 16115-16118 (2012)
  3. Yong-Hoon Kim, Jae-Sang Heo, Tae-Hyeong Kim, Sungjun Park, Myung-Han Yoon, Jiwan Kim, Min Suk Oh,Gi-Ra Yi, Yong-Young Noh, Sung Kyu Park,
    “Flexible metal-oxide devices made by room-temperature photochemical activation of sol-gel films”,
    Nature 489 (7414), 128-132 (2012).
  4. Minsoo P Kim, Dong Jin Kang, Dae-Woong Jung, Aravindaraj G Kannan, Ki-Hyun Kim, Kang Hee Ku, Se Gyu Jang, Weon-Sik Chae, Gi-Ra Yi, Bumjoon J Kim,
    “Gold-decorated block copolymer microspheres with controlled surface nanostructures”,
    ACS Nano 6 (3), 2750-2757 (2012).
  5. Young-Sang Cho, Tae-Yeol Kim, Gi-Ra Yi, Young Kuk Kim, Chul Jin Choi,
    “Fabrication of Colloidal Clusters of Polymer Microspheres and Nonspherical Hollow Micro-particles from Pickering Emulsions”
    Bull. Korean Chem. Soc., 33 (1), 159 (2012).
  6. Woong-Chan Jeong, Jong-Min Lim, Jae-Hoon Choi, Jong-Hoon Kim, You-Jin Lee, Seung-Hyun Kim, Gaehang Lee, Jong-Duk Kim, Gi-Ra Yi, Seung-Man Yang,
    “Controlled generation of submicron emulsion droplets via highly stable tip-streaming mode in microfluidic devices”,
    Lab on a Chip 12 (8), 1446-1453 (2012).


  1. Gaehang Lee, Young-Sang Cho, Sungkyun Park, Gi-Ra Yi
    “Synthesis and assembly of anisotropic nanoparticles”,
    Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering
     28 (8), 1641-1650 (2011).
  2. Shin-Hyun Kim, Su Yeon Lee, Seung-Man Yang, Gi-Ra Yi,
    “Self-assembled colloidal structures for photonics”,
    NPG Asia Materials 3 (1), 25-33 (2011)