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Publications

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Selected Peer-reviewed Journal Papers in Last Six Years

Jisu Song, Jin Zhang*, “Self-illumination of carbon dots through protein conjugation” Scientific Reports- Nature, 9, Article number: 13796 (2019)

Eugene Hwang, Ji su Song, Jin Zhang*, “Integration of Nanomaterials and Bioluminescence Resonance Energy Transfer Techniques for Sensing Biomolecules", Biosensors, 9, 42-58 (2019).

Songlin Yang, Wai Hei Tse, Jin Zhang*, “Deposition of Antibody Modified Upconversion Nanoparticles on Glass by a Laser-Assisted Method to Improve the Performance of Cell Culture”, Nanoscale Research Letters, 14:101-113 (2019).

Songlin Yang, Jin Zhang*, “Deposition of YBCO nanoparticles on graphene nanosheets by using matrix-assisted pulsed laser evaporation”, Optics & Laser Technology, 109, 465-469 (2019)

Wai Hei Tse, Longyi Chen, Colin M. McCurdy, Christine M. Tarapacki, Blaine A. Chronik, Jin Zhang*,"Development of Biocompatible NaGdF4: Er3+, Yb3+ Upconversion Nanoparticles Used as Contrast Agents for Bio-imaging", Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 97, 2678-2684 (2019)

Aditya Balaji, Songlin Yang, Jeslyn Wang, Jin Zhang*, “Graphene-based DNA sensor by using FRET mechanism”, Biosensor, invited (2018).

Longyi Chen, Eugene Hwang, Jin Zhang*, “Fluorescent Nanobiosensors for Sensing Glucose”, Sensors, 18(5), 1440, (2018)

Aditya Balaji and Jin Zhang*, “Electrochemical and optical biosensors for early-stage cancer diagnosis by using graphene and graphene oxide”. Cancer Nanotechnology. 8:10 (2017) (invited).

Longyan Chen, Longyi Chen, and Jin Zhang*, “Nanostructured Biosensor Using Bioluminescence Quenching technique for Non-invasive Detection of Glucose”, Journal of Nanobiotechnology, 15:59, (2017).

Longyi Chen, Wai Hei Tse, Alex Siemiarczuk, and Jin Zhang*, “Special Properties of Luminescent Magnetic NaGdF4: Yb3+, Er3+ Upconversion Nanocubes with Surface Modification”. RSC Advances, 7, 26770-26775 (2017)

Songlin Yang, and Jin Zhang*, “Matrix-Assisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation (MAPLE) Technique for Deposition of Hybrid Nanostructures”, Frontiers in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. Volume 3(1): 1-9 (2017).

Wai Hei Tse, Laszlo Gyenis, David W. Litchfield, and Jin Zhang*, “Cellular Interaction Influenced by Surface Modification Strategies of Gelatin-based Nanoparticles”, Journal of Biomaterials Applications. 31(7), 1087–1096 (2017).

Longyi Chen, Wai Hei Tse, Yi Chen, Matthew W. McDonald, James Melling, Jin Zhang*, “Patterned nanosensor for quick detecting glucose in tears”. Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 91, 393–399 (2017).

Jerzy Leszek, Wai Hei Tse, Kazimierz Gąsiorowski, Euphrosyni Koutsouraki, and Jin Zhang, “Nanotechnology for Alzheimer Disease”, Current Alzheimer Research, 14 (11), 1182-1189 (2017).

Guobang Huang, Wai Hei Tse, Jin Zhang*, “Deposition of Hydrophilic Nanocomposite-based Coating on Silicone Hydrogel through a Laser Process to Minimize UV Exposure and Bacterial Contamination”, RSC Advances, 6, 67166-67172, (2016).

Guobang Huang, Yi Chen, and Jin Zhang*. “Nanocomposited Coatings Produced by Laser-assisted Process to Prevent Silicone Hydogels from Protein Fouling and Bacterial Contamination”. Applied Surface Science. 360, 3838-388, (2016)

Longyan Chen, Yige Bao, John Denstedt, Jin Zhang*. “Nanostructured Bioluminescent Sensor for Rapidly Detecting Thrombin”. Biosensors and Bioelectronics. 77, 83-89 (2016).

Yi Chen, Longyi Chen, Longyan Chen, and Jin Zhang*, “Deposition of ZnO Nanocrystals on Fe3O4 Nanocubes and Their Special Luminescent and Magnetic Properties”. Particle & Particle Systems Characterization. (2015).

Pei Yin, Guobang Huang, Wai Hei Tse, Yige Bao, John Denstedt, and Jin Zhang*, “Laser-assisted Surface Modification of Nanocomposited Silicone Hydrogels for Inhibiting the Growth of Biofilm”,  Journal of Materials Chemistry B. (2015)

Yi Chen, Wai Hei Tse, Longyan Chen, and Jin Zhang*, “Ag Nanoparticles-decorated ZnO Nanorod Array on a Mechanical Flexible Substrate with Enhanced Optical and Antimicrobial Properties”, Nanoscale Research Letters. 10:106 (2015).

Yi Chen, Xiaoxuan Guo, Wai Hei Tse, Tsun-Kong Sham, and Jin Zhang*,”Magnetic Anisotropy Induced in NiCo Granular Nanostructures By ZnO Nanorods Deposited on a Polymer Substrate”. RSC Advances. 4 (89), 47987 – 47991, (2014).

Jin Zhang* Longyan Chen, Wai Hei Tse, Robert Bi, Longyi Chen, “Protein-conjugated Nanoparticles used for Biomedical Devices” IEEE Nano-mag. (2014) (invited).

Longyan Chen, Alex Siemiarczuk, Hong Hai, Yi Chen, and Jin Zhang*, “Development of Biocompatible and Proton-resistant Quantum Dots Assembled on Gelatin Nanospheres”, Langmuir, 30 (7), pp 1893–1899 (2014).

Longyan Chen, Adrienne Willoughby, and Jin Zhang*, “Luminescent Gelatin Nanospheres by Encapsulating CdSe Quantum Dots”, Luminescence-the Journal of Biological and Chemical Luminescence, 29, 74–78 (2014).

Jin Zhang*, Robert Bi, William Hodge, Pei Yin, Wai Hei Tse, “Nanocomposite-based Contact Lens for Delivery of Hydrophilic Protein Drug”, Journal of Materials Chemistry B. 1, 4388-4395, (2013).

Longyan Chen, Fereidoon S. Razavi, Abdul Mumin, Xiaoxuan Guo, Tsun-Kong Sham, and Jin Zhang*, “Multifunctional Nano  particles for Rapid Bacterial Capture, Detection, and Decontamination” RSC Advances. 3, 2390-2397 (2013).

Jin Zhang*, Xianbin Wang, Longyan Chen, Jiaxin Li, and Kevin Luzak, “Harnessing a Nanostructured Fluorescence Energy Transfer Sensor for Quick Detection of Extremely Small Amounts of Glucose”, J. Diabetes Sci. Tech. 7(1), 45–52, (2013). (invited)

Longyan Chen and Jin Zhang*, “Bioconjugated Magnetic Nanoparticles for Rapid Capture of Gram-positive Bacteria”, J. Biosensor & Bioelectronics. S11:005. (2012).

Farida Akhter, Jesse Zhu, Jin Zhang*, “Nanoencapsulation of Protein Drug for Controlled Release”. J Physic Chem Biophysic. S11-001 (2012).

Drew Kuraitis, Zahra Arzhangi, Alex J. Hyatt, Branka Vulesevic, Kimberley Merrett, Jin Zhang, Erik J. Suuronen, and May Griffith, “Tertiary Biomaterial Encapsulation Controls the Release of FGF-2 without Impacting Bioactivity”, The Open Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Journal, 5, 43-49 (2012).

Longyan Chen and Jin Zhang*, “Development of Hydrophilic Iron Oxide Nanocubes”, Sci. Adv. Mater., 4, 859-862 (2012).