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Publications: Dr Yao Lu

Chen Y, Yan D, Liu R, Lu Y, Zhao D, Deng X, Song J ( 2022 ) . Green self-propelling swimmer driven by rain droplets . Nano Energy vol. 101 , 107543 - 107543 .
Gao P, Wang Y, Wang J, Wang F, Ma W, Zhang Z, Men X, Lu Y ( 2022 ) . Rational Design of Durable Anti-fouling Coatings with High Transparency, Hardness, and Flexibility . ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces vol. 14 , ( 25 ) 29156 - 29166 .
Yang X, Li Y, Zheng H, Lu Y ( 2022 ) . Saturated Surface Charging on Micro/Nanoporous Polytetrafluoroethylene for Droplet Manipulation . ACS Applied Nano Materials
Zhuang K, Lu Y, Wang X, Yang X ( 2021 ) . Architecture-Driven Fast Droplet Transport without Mass Loss . Langmuir: the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids vol. 37 , ( 43 ) 12519 - 12528 .
Zhang B, Xu W, Xia DH, Fan X, Duan J, Lu Y ( 2021 ) . Comparison Study of Self-Cleaning, Anti-Icing, and Durable Corrosion Resistance of Superhydrophobic and Lubricant-Infused Ultraslippery Surfaces . Langmuir vol. 37 , ( 37 ) 11061 - 11071 .
Lu Y ( 2021 ) . Liquid-like Transparent and Flexible Coatings for Anti-graffiti Applications . Progress in Organic Coatings
Tang Y, Yang X, Li Y, Lu Y, Zhu D ( 2021 ) . Robust Micro-Nanostructured Superhydrophobic Surfaces for Long-Term Dropwise Condensation . Nano Letters
Mehanna YA, Sadler E, Upton RL, Kempchinsky AG, Lu Y, Crick CR ( 2021 ) . The challenges, achievements and applications of submersible superhydrophobic materials . Chemical Society Reviews vol. 50 , ( 11 ) 6569 - 6612 .
Lu Y ( 2021 ) . Design Robust, Degradable and Recyclable Superhydrophobic Materials . Chemical Engineering Journal
Lu Y ( 2021 ) . Photolithography-Assisted Precise Patterning of Nanocracks for Ultrasensitive Strain Sensors . Journal of Materials Chemistry A
Lu Y ( 2021 ) . A coating-free superhydrophobic sensing material for full-range human motion and microliter droplet impact detection . Chemical Engineering Journal
Lu Y ( 2020 ) . Unprecedented enhancement of wear resistance for epoxy-resin graphene composites . Nanoscale
Liu J, Pang B, Xue R, Li R, Song J, Zhao X, Wang D, Hu X et al. ( 2020 ) . Sacrificial layer-assisted nanoscale transfer printing . Microsystems and Nanoengineering vol. 6 , ( 1 )
Lu Y ( 2020 ) . Creation of Topological Ultra-Slippery Surfaces for Droplet Motion Control . ACS Nano
Lu Y ( 2020 ) . Nanocrack-based strain sensors . Journal of Materials Chemistry C
Lu Y ( 2020 ) . Energy Conversion Based on Superhydrophobic Surfaces . Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics
Lu Y ( 2020 ) . Durable Fire Retardant, Superhydrophobic, Abrasive Resistant and Air/UV Stable Coatings . Journal of Colloid and Interface Science
Lu Y ( 2020 ) . A simple, inexpensive and environmental-friendly electrochemical etching method to fabricate superhydrophobic GH4169 surfaces . Surface and Coatings Technology
Lu Y ( 2020 ) . Nanoscale SiO2-coated superhydrophobic meshes via electro-spray deposition for oil-water separation . Powder Technology
Lu Y ( 2020 ) . Self-healing on mismatched fractured composite surfaces of SiC with a diameter of 180 nm . Nanoscale
Lu Y ( 2020 ) . Bamboo-joint-like platforms for fast, long-distance, directional and spontaneous transport of fluids . Biomicrofluidics
Zhang Z, Du Y, Huang S, Meng F, Chen L, Xie W, Chang K, Zhang C et al. ( 2020 ) . Macroscale Superlubricity: Macroscale Superlubricity Enabled by Graphene‐Coated Surfaces (Adv. Sci. 4/2020) . Advanced Science vol. 7 , ( 4 ) 2070023 - 2070023 .
Lu Y ( 2020 ) . Macroscale superlubricity enabled by graphene coated surfaces . Advanced Science
Song J, Huang L, Zhao C, Wu S, Liu H, Lu Y, Deng X, Carmalt CJ et al. ( 2019 ) . Robust Superhydrophobic Conical Pillars from Syringe Needle Shape to Straight Conical Pillar Shape for Droplet Pancake Bouncing . ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces
Huang J, Shen J, Li S, Cai J, Wang S, Lu Y, He J, Carmalt CJ et al. ( 2019 ) . TiO2 nanotube arrays decorated with Au and Bi2S3 nanoparticles for efficient Fe3+ ions detection and dye photocatalytic degradation . Journal of Materials Science and Technology vol. 39 , 28 - 38 .
Lu Y ( 2019 ) . Superhydrophilic-Superhydrophobic Patterned Surfaces on Glass Substrate for Water Harvesting . Journal of Materials Science
Jiamprasertboon A, Kafizas A, Sachs M, Ling M, Alotaibi AM, Lu Y, Siritanon T, Parkin IP et al. ( 2019 ) . Heterojunction α-Fe2 O3 /ZnO Films with Enhanced Photocatalytic Properties Grown by Aerosol-Assisted Chemical Vapour Deposition . Chemistry vol. 25 , ( 48 ) 11337 - 11345 .
Jiamprasertboon A, Dixon SC, Sathasivam S, Powell MJ, Lu Y, Siritanon T, Carmalt CJ ( 2019 ) . Low-Cost One-Step Fabrication of Highly Conductive ZnO:Cl Transparent Thin Films with Tunable Photocatalytic Properties via Aerosol-Assisted Chemical Vapor Deposition . ACS Appl Electron Mater vol. 1 , ( 8 ) 1408 - 1417 .
Cui J, Zhang Z, Liu D, Zhang D, Hu W, Zou L, Lu Y, Zhang C et al. ( 2019 ) . Unprecedented piezoresistance coefficient in strained silicon carbide . Nano Lett
Song J, Liu Z, Wang X, Liu H, Lu Y, Deng X, Carmalt CJ, Parkin IP ( 2019 ) . High-efficiency bubble transportation in an aqueous environment on a serial wedge-shaped wettability pattern . Journal of Materials Chemistry A vol. 7 , ( 22 ) 13567 - 13576 .
Cui J, Zhang Z, Jiang H, Liu D, Zou L, Guo X, Lu Y, Parkin IP et al. ( 2019 ) . Ultrahigh Recovery of Fracture Strength on Mismatched Fractured Amorphous Surfaces of Silicon Carbide . ACS Nano vol. 13 , ( 7 ) 7483 - 7492 .
Jia S, Lu Y, Luo S, Qing Y, Wu Y, Parkin IP ( 2019 ) . Thermally-induced all-damage-healable superhydrophobic surface with photocatalytic performance from hierarchical BiOCl . Chemical Engineering Journal vol. 366 , 439 - 448 .
Song J, Li Y, Xu W, Liu H, Lu Y ( 2019 ) . Inexpensive and non-fluorinated superhydrophobic concrete coating for anti-icing and anti-corrosion . J Colloid Interface Sci vol. 541 , 86 - 92 .
Hu X, Zhang Z, Lu Y, Liu R, Sun L, Parkin IP, Zhang X ( 2019 ) . One-step synthesis of Ag@PS nanospheres via flash nanoprecipitation . Applied Organometallic Chemistry vol. 33 , ( 3 )
Sun J, Chen C, Song J, Liu J, Yang X, Liu J, Liu X, Lu Y ( 2019 ) . A universal method to create surface patterns with extreme wettability on metal substrates . J Colloid Interface Sci vol. 535 , 100 - 110 .
Wang X, Lu Y, Carmalt CJ, Parkin IP, Zhang X ( 2018 ) . Multifunctional Porous and Magnetic Silicone with High Elasticity, Durability, and Oil-Water Separation Properties . Langmuir vol. 34 , ( 44 ) 13305 - 13311 .
Sun J, Cheng W, Song J-L, Lu Y, Sun Y-K, Huang L, Liu X, Jin Z-J et al. ( 2018 ) . Fabrication of Superhydrophobic Micro Post Array on Aluminum Substrates Using Mask Electrochemical Machining . Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering vol. 31 , ( 1 )
Song J, Huang W, Liu J, Huang L, Lu Y ( 2018 ) . Electrochemical machining of superhydrophobic surfaces on mold steel substrates . Surface and Coatings Technology vol. 344 , 499 - 506 .
Li S, Page K, Sathasivam S, Heale F, He G, Lu Y, Lai Y, Chen G et al. ( 2018 ) . Efficiently texturing hierarchical superhydrophobic fluoride-free translucent films by AACVD with excellent durability and self-cleaning ability . Journal of Materials Chemistry A vol. 6 , ( 36 ) 17633 - 17641 .
Jiamprasertboon A, Powell MJ, Dixon SC, Quesada-Cabrera R, Alotaibi AM, Lu Y, Zhuang A, Sathasivam S et al. ( 2018 ) . Photocatalytic and electrically conductive transparent Cl-doped ZnO thin films via aerosol-assisted chemical vapour deposition . Journal of Materials Chemistry A vol. 6 , ( 26 ) 12682 - 12692 .
Luo H, Lu Y, Yin S, Huang S, Song J, Chen F, Chen F, Carmalt CJ et al. ( 2018 ) . Robust platform for water harvesting and directional transport . Journal of Materials Chemistry A vol. 6 , ( 14 ) 5635 - 5643 .
Zhang X, Ding B, Cheng R, Dixon SC, Lu Y ( 2017 ) . Computational Intelligence-Assisted Understanding of Nature-Inspired Superhydrophobic Behavior . Advanced Science vol. 5 , ( 1 )
He G, Qiao M, Li W, Lu Y, Zhao T, Zou R, Li B, Darr JA et al. ( 2017 ) . S, N-Co-Doped Graphene-Nickel Cobalt Sulfide Aerogel: Improved Energy Storage and Electrocatalytic Performance . Adv Sci (Weinh) vol. 4 , ( 1 ) 1600214 - 1600214 .
Chen F, Lu Y, Liu X, Song J, He G, Tiwari MK, Carmalt CJ, Parkin IP ( 2017 ) . Table Salt as a Template to Prepare Reusable Porous PVDF–MWCNT Foam for Separation of Immiscible Oils/Organic Solvents and Corrosive Aqueous Solutions . Advanced Functional Materials vol. 27 , ( 41 )
Song J, Gao M, Zhao C, Lu Y, Huang L, Liu X, Carmalt CJ, Deng X et al. ( 2017 ) . Large-Area Fabrication of Droplet Pancake Bouncing Surface and Control of Bouncing State . ACS Nano vol. 11 , ( 9 ) 9259 - 9267 .
He G, Ling M, Han X, El Amaiem DIA, Shao Y, Li Y, Li W, Ji S et al. ( 2017 ) . Self-standing electrodes with core-shell structures for high-performance supercapacitors . Energy Storage Materials vol. 9 , 119 - 125 .
Lu Y, Sathasivam S, Song J, Crick CR, Carmalt CJ, Parkin IP ( 2015 ) . Robust self-cleaning surfaces that function when exposed to either air or oil . Science vol. 347 , ( 6226 ) 1132 - 1135 .
Chen F, Song J, Lu Y, Huang S, Liu X, Sun J, Carmalt CJ, Parkin IP et al. ( 2015 ) . Creating robust superamphiphobic coatings for both hard and soft materials . Journal of Materials Chemistry A vol. 3 , ( 42 ) 20999 - 21008 .