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Systematic Selection of High Affinity ssDNA Sequences to Carbon Nanotubes, Advanced Science (accepted)


Self-assembly prediction of architecture-controlled bottlebrush copolymers in solution using graph convolutional networks

W. Hwang, S. Kwon, W. B. Lee*, and Y. Kim* (* co-corresponding author)

Soft Matter (2024)


Icosahedral supracrystal assembly from polymer-grafted nanoparticles via interplay of interfacial energy and confinement effect

M. Xu, E. J. Kim, Y. J. Lee, H. Lee, K. Jung, J. Choi, S.-H. Kim, Y. Kim, H. Yun*, and B. J. Kim*

Science Advnaces (2024)


Rational Design of 3D Polymer Corona Interfaces of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes for Receptor-Free Virus Recognition

Y. Lee, W. Kim, Y. Cho, M. Yoon, S. Lee, J. Lee, S. Oh, Y. Song, B. J. Lee, Y. Kim*, and S.-Y. Cho* (* co-corresponding author)

ACS Nano (2024)


Probing Local pH Change during Electrode Oxidation of TEMPO Derivative: Implication of Redox-Induced Acidity Alternation by Imidazolium-Linker Functional Groups

J. Yeo, K. Kim, S. J. Kwak, M. S. Kim, J. H. Yang, W. B. Lee, Y. Kim*, J, Chae*, and J. Chang* (* co-corresponding author)

Analytical Chemistry (2024)


Area-selective atomic layer deposition on 2D monolayer lateral superlattices

J. Park, S. J. Kwak, S. Kang, S. Oh, B. Shin, G. Noh, T. S. Kim, C. Kim, H. Park, S. H. Oh, W. Kang, N. Hur, H-J. Chai, M. Kang, S. Kwon, J. Lee, Y. Lee, E. Moon, C. Shi, J. Lou, W. B. Lee, J. Y. Kwak, H. Yang, T-M. Chung, T. Eom, J. Suh, Y. Han, H. Y. Jeong, Y. Kim*, and K. Kang*

(* co-corresponding author)

Nature Communications (2024)


Threading Subunits for Polymers to Predict the Equilibrium Ensemble of Solid Polymer Electrolytes

J. Park, W. J. Kim, Y. Kim*, E. K. Lee*, and H. Kim*

(* co-corresponding author)

The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters (2024)


Redox-driven confinement of quinone with imidazole in sub-nanometer sized porous carbon space mitigating chemical degradation for aqueous energy storage

J. Yang, A. Park, T. Kwon, Y. Lee, W. B. Lee, K. M. Nam*, Y. Kim*, and J. Chang* (* co-corresponding author)

Journal of Materials Chemistry A (2024)


Precise and selective macroscopic assembly of a dual lock-and-key structured hydrogel

E. Heo, W. Hwang, H. B. Koo, S. Park, D-N. kim, H-Y. Kim, Y. Kim, and J-B. Chang

Materials Horizons (2024)


Covalent conjugation of a ‘hydroxide-philic’ functional group achieving ‘hydroxide-phobic’ TEMPO with superior stability in all-organic aqueous redox flow batteries

N-U Seo, K. Kim, J. Yeo, S. J. Kwak, Y. Kim, H. Kim, M. S. Kim, J. Choi, Y. S. Jung, H. Chae, J. Chang, and J. H. Yang

Journal of Materials Chemistry A (2023)



Determination of Glass Transition Temperatures in Bulk and Micellar Nanoconfined Polymers by Using Fluorescent Molecular Rotors as Probes for Changes in Free Volume

S. Kim, M. Lee, H. C. Kim, Y. Kim*, W. B. Lee*,  and Y-Y. Won* 

(* co-corresponding author)

Macromolecules (2023)



Overlimiting current by iodide electrode oxidation in aqueous media: an electrogenerated iodine interphase with positively charged channels stimulating in situ electrokinetic iodide transport

S. Ki, A. Park, W. B. Lee, Y. Kim*, and J. Chang* 

(* co-corresponding author)

Journal of Materials Chemistry A (2023)



Molecular dynamics study of shear-induced lamellar alignment of ABA triblock copolymer thin films

C. Nam, J. G. Son, Y. Kim*, and W. B. Lee* (* co-corresponding author)

Soft Matter (2023)



Crystallization behavior of polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) in NMP/DMF solvents:

a molecular dynamics study

A. Park, J. Jung, S. Kim, W. Kim, M. Y. Seo, S. Kim, Y. Kim*, and W. B. Lee*

 (* co-corresponding author)

RSC Advances (2023)



Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Silicon Dioxide Etching by Hydrogen Fluoride Using the Reactive Force Field

D. H. Kim, S. J. Kwak, J. H. Jeong, S. Yoo, S. K. Nam, Y. Kim* and W. B. Lee*

(* co-corresponding author) 

ACS Omega (2021)



Shear-Rolling Process for Unidirectionally and Perpendicularly Oriented Sub-10-nm Block Copolymer Patterns on the 4 in Scale

J. Oh, M. Shin, I. S. Kim, H. S. Kim, Y. Kim, J. K. Kim, J. Bang, B. Yeom, and J. G. Son 

ACS Nano (2021)



Self-assembly of rod-coil diblock copolymer-nanoparticle composites in thin films: dissipative particle dynamics

C. Nam, W. B. Lee*, and Y. Kim*  (* co-corresponding author)

Soft Matter (2021)



Simulation and Fabrication of Nanoscale Spirals Based on Dual-Scale Self-Assemblies

G. H. Lee, S. Kim, Y. Kim*, M. S. Jang*, and Y. S. Jung*  

(* co-corresponding author)

ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces (2020)



Self-Assembly of Monolayer Vesicles via Backbone-Shiftable Synthesis of Janus Core-Shell Bottlebrush Polymer

J. Nam, Y. Kim, J. G. Kim, and M. Seo

Macromolecules (2019) (selected as cover)



Phase behavior of disk-coil block copolymers under cylindrical confinement: Curvature-induced structural frustrations

M. Y. Ha, J. H. Ryu, E. N. Cho, J. Choi, Y. Kim*, and W. B. Lee*

(* co-corresponding author)

Physical Review E (2019)



Regioregularity controlled phase behavior for Poly(3-hexylthiophene):

A combined study of simple coarse-grained simulation and experiment

H. J. Kim, J.-S. Kim, Y. Kim, Y. S. Jung, B. J. Kim*, and Y. Kim*

(* co-corresponding author)

Polymer (2019)



Tuning Solute-Redistribution Dynamics for Scalable Fabrication of Colloidal Quantum-Dot Optoelectronics

M.-J. Choi*, Y. Kim*, H. Lim, E. Alarousu, A. Adhikari, B. S. Shaheen, Y. H. Kim, O. F. Mohammed, E. H. Sargent, J. Y. Kim, and Y. S. Jung (* co-first author)

Advanced Materials (2019) (selected as cover)



Shape control of nanostructured cone-shaped particles by tuning the blend morphology of A-b-B diblock copolymers and C-type copolymers within emulsion droplets

E. J. Kim, J. M. Shin, Y. Kim, K. H. Ku, H. Yun, and B. J. Kim

Polymer Chemistry (2019)



Shape-Anisotropic Diblock Copolymer Particles from Evaporative Emulsions: Experiment and Theory

K. H. Ku, Y. J. Lee, Y. Kim*, and B. J. Kim* (* co-corresponding author)

Macromolecules (2019)



Development of Shape-Tuned, Monodisperse Block Copolymer Particles through Solvent-Mediated Particle Restructuring

J. M. Shin, Y. J. Lee, M. Kim, K. H. Ku, J. Lee, Y. Kim, H. Yun, K. Kiao,

C. J. Hawker, and B. J. Kim

Chemistry of Materials (2019)



Individual Confinement of Block Copolymer Microdomains in Nanoscale Crossbar Templates

W. I. Park, Y. K. Jung, Y. Kim, W. H. Shin, Y. J. Choi, T. W. Park, J. H. Shin, Y. H. Jeong, J. H. Cho, H.-S. Shin, S.-H. Kwon, Y. S. Jung, and K. H. Kim

Advanced Functional Materials (2019)



Aspect Ratio-Controlled Synthesis of Uniform Colloidal Block Copolymer Ellipsoid from Evaporative Emulsions

J. M. Shin, Y. Kim, K. H. Ku, Y. J. Lee, E. J. Kim, G.-R. Yi, and B. J. Kim

Chemistry of Materials (2018) (selected as cover)



Thermodynamic and Kinetic Tuning of Block Copolymer Based on Random Copolymerization for High-Quality Sub-6nm Pattern Formation

Y. H. Hur, S. W. Song, J. M. Kim, W. I. Park, K. H. Kim, Y. Kim*, and Y. S. Jung* 

(* co-corresponding author)

Advanced Functional Materials (2018)



Inhomo​geneity of block copolymers at the interface of an immicible polymer blend

J. H. Ryu, Y. Kim, and W. B. Lee

Physical Review E (2018)



Synthesis of poly(styrene-b-4-(tertbutyldimethysiloxy)styrene) block copolymers and characterization of their self-assembled patterns

Y. H. Hur, S. W. Song, J. Mays, Y. Kim*, B.-G. Kang*, and Y. S. Jung*

(* co-corresponding author)

Molecular Systems Deisgn & Engineering (2017)



Interfacial Energy-Controlled Top Coats for Gyroid/Cylinder Phase Transitions of Polystyrene-block-polydimethylsiloxane Block Copolymer Thin Films

I. H. Ryu*, Y. Kim*, Y. S. Jung, J. S. Lim, C. A. Ross, and J. G. Son

(* co-first author)

ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces (2017)



Regioregularity-Driven Morphological Transition of  Poly(3-hexylthiophene)-Based Block Copolymers

J.-S. Kim, Y. Kim, H.-J. Kim, H. J. Kim, H. Yang, Y. S. Jung, G. E. Stein, and B. J. Kim

Macromolecules (2017)



Morphological Evolution of Block Copolymer Particles: Effect of Solvent Evaporation Rate on Particle Shape and Morphology

J. M. Shin*, Y. Kim*, H. Yun, G.-R. Yi, and B. J. Kim (* co-first author)

ACS Nano (2017)



Block Copolymer with an Extremely High Block-to-Block Interaction for a Significant Reduction of Line-Edge Fluctuations in Self-Assembled Patterns

J. M. Kim, Y. H. Hur, J. W. Jeong, T. W. Nam, J. H. Lee, K. Jeon, Y. Kim*

and Y. S. Jung* (* co-corresponding author)

Chemistry of Materials (2016)



Soft Patchy Particles of Block Copolymers from Interface-Engineered Emulsions

K. H. Ku*, Y. Kim*, Y. S. Jung, and B. J. Kim (* co-first author)

ACS Nano (2015)



Single Nanoparticle Localization in the Perforated Lamellar Phase of Self-Assembled Block Copolymer Driven by Entropy Minimization


T. W. Nam, J. W. Jeong, M.-J. Choi, K. M. Baek, J. M. Kim, Y. H. Hur,

Y. Kim*, and Y. S. Jung* (* co-corresponding author)

Macromolecules (2015)



In Situ Nanolithography with Sub-10 nm Resolution Realized by Thermally Assisted Spin-Casting of a Self-Assembling Polymer


J. H. Lee*, Y. Kim*, J.-Y. Cho, S. R. Yang, J. M. Kim, S. Yim, H. Lee,

and Y. S. Jung (* co-first author)

Advanced Materials (2015)



Eliminating the Trade-Off between the Throughput and Pattern Quality of Sub-15 nm Directed Self-Assembly via Warm Solvent Annealing

J. M. Kim, Y. Kim, W. I. Park, Y. H. Hur, J. W. Jeong, D. M. Sim, K. M. Baek, J. H. Lee, M.-J. Kim and Y. S. Jung

Advanced Functional Materials (2015)



Free energy landscape and localization of nanoparticles at block copolymer model defects

Y. Kim, H. Chen, and A. Alexander-Katz

Soft Matter (2014)



Host-Guest Self-assembly in Block Copolymer Blends

W. I. Park, Y. Kim, J. W. Jeong, K. Kim, J.-K. Yoo, Y. H. Hur, J. M. Kim, E. L. Thomas, A. Alexander-Katz, and Y. S. Jung

Scientific reports (2013)


Lattice Boltzmann method for multiscale self-consistent field theory simulations of block copolymers

H. Chen, Y. Kim, and A. Alexander-Katz

The Journal of Chemical Physics (2013)



Phase Behavior of Disk-Coil Macromolecules

Y. Kim, E. Ha, and A. Alexander-Katz

Macromolecules (2011)




Phase behavior of symmetric disk-coil macromolecules with stacking interactions

Y. Kim and A. Alexander-Katz

The Journal of Chemical Physics (2011)



Phase behavior of symmetric disk-coil molecules

Y. Kim and A. Alexander-Katz

The Journal of Chemical Physics (2010)



Exploring Optimal Water Splitting Bifunctional Alloy Catalyst by Pareto Active Learning

M. Kim, Y. Kim, M. Y. Ha, E. Shin, S. J. Kwak, M. Park, I-D. Kim, W-B. Jung*, W. B. Lee*, Y. Kim*, and H-T. Jung* (* co-corresponding author)

Advanced Materials (2023)


Two-Dimensional Demixing within Multilayered Nanoemulsion Films

H. M. Seo, S. Kim, S. Kwon, Y. Kim, M. Sung, J. Sung, M. Kang, J. Park, K. Shin, W. B. Lee, and J. W. Kim

Science Advances (2022)


High β-phase Poly(vinylidene fluoride) Using A Thermally Decomposable Molecular Splint

J. Choi, K. Lee, M. Lee, T. Kim, S. Eom, J. H. Shim, W. B. Lee, Y. Kim*,

C. Park*, and Y. Kang* (* co-corresponding author) 

Advanced Electronic Materials (2022)


Redox-Transition from Irreversible to Reversible Vitamin C by Pore Confinement in Microporous Carbon Network

S. Choi, A. Park, D. Seo, W. B. Lee, K. M. Nam*, Y. Kim*, and J. Chang*

(* co-corresponding author) 

ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces (2022)



Searching for an Optimal Multi-Metallic Alloy Catalyst by Active Learning Combined with Experiments

M. Kim, M. Y. Ha, W-B. Jung, J. Yoon, E. Shin, I-D. Kim, W. B. Lee*,

Y. Kim*, and H-T. Jung* (* co-corresponding author) (selected as cover)

Advanced Materials (2022)



In Situ Supramolecular Polymerization of Micellar Nanoobjects Induced by Polymerization

N. Y. Ahn, S. Kwon, S. Cho, C. Kang, J. Jeon, W. B. Lee, E. Lee*, Y. Kim*, and M. Seo* (* co-corresponding author) 

ACS Macro Letter (2022)



Alcohol-sensing microfiber: Dependence of conductance of a hydrated composite fiber on normal aliphatic alcohol

Y-J. Park*, J-H. So*, Y. Kim*, J-H. Kim, S. Kim, W. Choi, S. T. Chang,  and H-J. Koo (* co-first author) 

Chemical Engineering Journal (2022)


Folding of Sequence-Controlled Graft Copolymers to Subdomain-Defined Single-Chain Nanoparticles

J. Nam, S. Kwon, Y-G. Yu, H-B. Seo, J-S. Lee*, W. B. Lee, Y. Kim*, and M. Seo* (* co-corresponding author) 

Macromolecules (2021)


Universal vertical standing of block copolymer microdomains enabled by a gradient block

S. W. Song, Y. H. Hur, Y. Park, E. N. Cho, H. J. Han, H. Jung, J. Oh, G. Yeom, J. Lee, K-S. Yoon, C-M. Park, I. Kim, Y. Kim*, and Y. S. Jung*

(* co-corresponding author) 

Journal of Materials Chemistry C (2021)

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