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G. Stemo, J. Nishiuchi, H. Bhakta, H. Mao, G. Wiesehan, W. Xiong, and H. Katsuki. “Ultrafast Spectroscopy under Vibrational Strong Coupling in Diphenylphosphoryl Azide” The Journal of Physical Chemistry A (2024). View more

B. Xiang and W. Xiong. “Molecular Polaritons for Chemistry, Photonics and Quantum Technologies.” Chemical Reviews (2024). View more

O. Hirschmann, H. H. Bhakta, and W. Xiong. “The role of IR inactive mode in W(CO)6 polariton relaxation process” Nanophotonics (2023). View more

W. Xiong. “Molecular Vibrational Polariton Dynamics: What Can Polaritons Do?” Accounts of Chemical Research (2023). View more

B. S. Simpkins, Z. Yang, A. D. Dunkelberger, I. Vurgaftman, J. C. Owrutsky, and W. Xiong. ‘Comment on “Isolating Polaritonic 2D-IR Transmission Spectra”’ Journal of Chemical Physics Letters (2023). View more

Yang, Zimo, Harsh H. Bhakta, and Wei Xiong. “Enabling multiple intercavity polariton coherences by adding quantum confinement to cavity molecular polaritons.” PNAS(2022). View more (Commentary by Vladimir Chernyak can be found in here)

Chen, Tengteng, Matthew Du, Zimo Yang, Joel Yuen-Zhou, and Wei Xiong. “Cavity-enabled enhancement of ultrafast intramolecular vibrational redistribution over pseudorotation.” Science(2022). View more (Perspective on the paper written by Lev Chuntonov can be found here)

Yang, Zimo, and Wei Xiong. “Molecular Vibrational Polaritons Towards Quantum Technologies.” Advanced Quantum Technologies5.8 (2022): 2100163.  View more

Wiesehan, Garret D., and Wei Xiong. “Negligible rate enhancement from reported cooperative vibrational strong coupling catalysis.” The Journal of Chemical Physics155.24 (2021): 241103.  View More

Xiong, Wei. “Ultrafast Multidimensional Spectroscopy to Probe Molecular Vibrational Polariton Dynamics.” Emerging Trends in Chemical Applications of Lasers. American Chemical Society, 2021. 89-107.  View More

Xiang, Bo, and Wei Xiong. “Molecular vibrational polariton: Its dynamics and potentials in novel chemistry and quantum technology.” The Journal of Chemical Physics155.5 (2021): 050901.  View More

Ribeiro, Raphael F., et al. “Enhanced optical nonlinearities under collective strong light-matter coupling.” Physical Review A103.6 (2021): 063111.  View More

Xiang, Bo, et al. “Nonlinear infrared polaritonic interaction between cavities mediated by molecular vibrations at ultrafast time scale.” Science Advances7.19 (2021): abf6397.  View More

B. Xiang, R.F. Ribeiro, M. Du, L. Chen, Z. Yang, J. Wang, J. Yuen-Zhou, W. Xiong, “Intermolecular vibrational energy transfer enabled by microcavity strong light-matter coupling“, Science, 2020, 368, 6491, 665-667  View MorePress Release

Z. Yang, B. Xiang, W. Xiong, “Controlling Quantum Pathways in Molecular Vibrational Polaritons”, ACS Photonics2020, 7, 4, 919-924  View More

B. Xiang, R. F. Florentino, L. Chen, J. Wang, M. Du, Y. Z. Joel, W. Xiong, “State-selective Polariton to Dark State Relaxation Dynamics”, Journal of Physical Chemistry A,2019, 123, 28, 5918-5927  View More

B. Xiang , R. F. Ribeiro , Y. Li , A. D. Dunkelberger , B.S. Simpkins , J. Yuen-Zhou, W.Xiong, “Manipulating Optical Nonlinearities of Molecular Polaritons by Delocalization”, Science Advances, Vol. 5, no. 9, eaax5196.  View More

R. F. Ribeiro, A. D. Dunkelberger, B. Xiang, W. Xiong, B. S. Simpkins, J. C. Owrutsky, J. Yuen-Zhou, “Theory for Nonlinear Spectroscopy of Vibrational Polaritons”, JPCL, 9,3766-3771, 2018  View More

B. Xiang, R. F. Ribeiro, A. D. Dunkelberger, J. Wang, Y. Li, B. S. Simpkins, J. C. Owrutsky, J. Yuen-Zhou, W. Xiong, “Two-dimensional Infrared Spectroscopy of Vibrational Polaritons”, PNAS115 (19) 4845-4850  View More

Hyperspectral Chemical Imaging for Soft Materials

C. Yan, C. Wang, J. C. Wagner, J. Ren, C. Lee, Y. Wan, S. E. Wang, and W. Xiong. “Multidimensional Widefield Infrared-Encoded Spontaneous Emission Microscopy: Distinguishing Chromophores by Ultrashort Infrared Pulses” Journal of The American Chemical Society (2023). View more

J. C. Wagner, B. Yang, Z. Wu, and W. Xiong. “Multimodal Nonlinear Hyperspectral Chemical Imaging Using Line-Scanning Vibrational Sum-Frequency Generation Microscopy” Journal of Visualized Experiments (2023). View more

Wagner, Jackson, Zishan Wu, and Wei Xiong. “Imaging Orientation of a Single Molecular Hierarchical Self-Assembled Sheet: The Combined Power of a Vibrational Sum Frequency Generation Microscopy and Neural Network.” The Journal of Physical Chemistry B (2022). View more

Wu, Zishan, and Wei Xiong. “Neumann’s Principle Based Eigenvector Approach for Deriving Non-Vanishing Tensor Elements for Nonlinear Optics.” The Journal of Chemical Physics, (2022).  View more

Wang, Haoyuan, and Wei Xiong. “Revealing the Molecular Physics of Lattice Self-Assembly by Vibrational Hyperspectral Imaging.” Langmuir (2022).  View more

Wang, Haoyuan, and Wei Xiong. “Vibrational Sum-Frequency Generation Hyperspectral Microscopy for Molecular Self-Assembled Systems.” Annual Review of Physical Chemistry 72 (2021): 279-306.  View More

Ault, Andrew P., et al. “Indoor surface chemistry: developing a molecular picture of reactions on indoor interfaces.” Chem6.12 (2020): 3203-3218.  View More

H. Wang, J. Wagner, W. Chen, C. Wang, W. Xiong, “Spatially dependent H-bond dynamics at interfaces of water/biomimetic self-assembled lattice materials”, PNAS2020, Vol. 117, no.38, 23385-23392  View More

H. Wang, W. Chen, J.C. Wagner, W. Xiong, “Local Ordering of Lattice Self-Assembled SDS@2ß-CD Materials and Its Adsorbed Water Revealed by VSFG Microscope”, Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2019, 123, 29, 6212-6221  View More

H. Wang, T. Gao, W. Xiong, “Self Phase-Stablized Heterodyne Vibrational Sum Frequency Generation Microscopy”, ACS Photonics, 2017, 4 (7), pp 1839–1845, 2017  View More

Interfacial Dynamics of Photoelectro and Electrochemical Systems

Wagner, Jackson, Zishan Wu, and Wei Xiong. “Imaging Orientation of a Single Molecular Hierarchical Self-Assembled Sheet: The Combined Power of a Vibrational Sum Frequency Generation Microscopy and Neural Network.” The Journal of Physical Chemistry B (2022). View more

C. Wang, Y. Li, W. Xiong, “Extracting molecular responses from ultrafast charge dynamics at material interfaces”, J. Mater. Chem. C, 2020,8, 12062-12067  View More

V.O. Özçelik, Y. Li, W. Xiong, F. Paesani, “Modeling Spontaneous Charge Transfer at Metal/Organic Hybrid Heterostructures“, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2020, 124, 8, 4802-4809  View More

Y. Li, B. Xiang, W. Xiong, “Heterodyne Transient Vibrational SFG to Reveal Molecular Responses to Interfacial Charge Transfer”, Journal of Chemical Physics, 150, 114706 (2019), Special Topic on Nonlinear Spectroscopy and Interfacial Structure and Dynamics.  View More

B. Xiang*, Y. Li*, C.H. Pham, F. Paesani, W. Xiong, “Ultrafast Direct Electron Transfer at Organic Semiconductor and Metal Interfaces”, Science Advances, 3: e1701508, 2017, *equal contribution.  View MorePress Release

Z.Li, J. Wang, Y. Li, W. Xiong, “Solving the “Magic Angle” Challenge in Determining Molecular Orientation Heterogeneity at Interfaces”, JPCC, 120, 20239, 2016  View More

Y. Li, J. Wang, M. L. Clark, C. P. Kubiak, W. Xiong, “Characterizing interstate vibrational coherent dynamics of surface adsorbed catalysts by fourth-order 3D SFG spectroscopy” Chem.Phys. Lett (Frontier Article), 650,1,2016  View More

Y. Li, J. Wang, W. Xiong, “Probing electronic Structures of Organic Semiconducotors at Buried Interfaces by Electronic Sum Frequency Generation Spectroscopy”, JPCC, 199, 28083, 2015  View More

J.Wang, M.L. Clark, Y.Li, C.L.Kaslan, C.P.Kubiak, W.Xiong, “Short-Range Catalyst-Surface Interactions Revealed by Heterodyne Two-Dimensional Sum Frequency Generation Spectroscopy”, JPCL, 6, 4204, 2015  View More

Water-host Interactions in MOFs

M. L. Valentine, G. Yin, J. J. Oppenheim, M. Dincǎ, and W. Xiong. “Ultrafast Water H-Bond Rearrangement in a Metal–Organic Framework Probed by Femtosecond Time-Resolved Infrared Spectroscopy” Journal of The American Chemical Society (2023). View more

C.-H. Ho, M. L. Valentine, Z. Chen, H. Xie, O. Farha, W. Xiong & F. Paesani. “Structure and thermodynamics of water adsorption in NU-1500-Cr” Communications Chemistry (2023). View more

Wagner, Jackson C., et al. “Water Capture Mechanisms at Zeolitic Imidazolate Framework Interfaces.” Journal of the American Chemical Society143.50 (2021): 21189-21194.  View More

Hunter, Kelly M., et al. “Simulation Meets Experiment: Unraveling the Properties of Water in Metal-Organic Frameworks through Vibrational Spectroscopy.” The Journal of Physical Chemistry C125.22 (2021): 12451-12460.  View More

Element Specific Charge Dynamics at Surfaces

Chen, Wenfan, and Wei Xiong. “Polaron-formation revealed by transient XUV imaginary refractive index changes in different iron compounds.” Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 23.8 (2021): 4486-4490. View More


Valentine, Mason L., Garret Wiesehan, and Wei Xiong. “An Evaluation of Maximum Determination Methods for Center Line Slope Analysis” The Journal of Physical Chemistry B (2023): 4268–4276. View more

Kim, Pyeongeun, Wei Xiong, and Robert E. Continetti. “Evolution of Hydrogen-Bond Interactions within Single Levitated Metastable Aerosols Studied by In Situ Raman Spectroscopy.” The Journal of Physical Chemistry B124.42 (2020): 9385-9395.  View More

Y. Li, M. Shrestha, M. Luo, I. Sit, M. Song, V.H. Grassian, W. Xiong, “Salting Up of Proteins at the Air/Water Interface”, Langmuir2019, 35, 43, 13815-13820  View More

K. Nadler, P. Kim, D. Huang, W. Xiong, R.E. Continetti, “Water diffusion measurements of single charged aerosols using H2O/D2O isotope exchange and Raman spectroscopy in an electrodynamic balance”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2019, 21, 15062-15071, Advance Article  View More

H. Qian, S. Li, Y. Li, C. Chen, W. Chen, S.E. Bopp, Y.U. Lee, W. Xiong, Z. Liu, “Nanoscale optical pulse limiter enabled by refractory metallic quantum wells“, Science Advances, Vol. 6, no. 20, eaay3456.  View More

YS. Wang, Z. Huang, X. Wang, Y. Li, M. Gunther, S. Valenzuela, P. Parikh, A. Cabreos, W. Xiong, Y. S. Meng, “Unveiling the Role of tBP–LiTFSI Complexes in Perovskite Solar Cells”, Jounral of the American Chemical Society, 2018 140 (48), 16720-16730.  View More

T. Porter, J. Wang, Y. Li, B. Xiang, J. Salsman, J. Miller, W*. Xiong, C* Kubiak, “Direct observation of the intermediate in an ultrafast isomerization”, Chem. Sci., 2019, 10, 113  View MorePress Release

L. E. Buchanan, W. Xiong, “Two-Dimensional Infrared (2D IR) spectroscopy”, Encyclopedia of Modern Optics, second edition. Volume 2, 2018, pp164-183.  View More

BM. Shrestha, M. Luo, Y. Li, B. Xiang, W. Xiong, and V. H. Grassian, “Let There be Light: Stability of Palmitic Acid Monolayers at the Air/Salt Water Interface in the Presence and Absence of Simulated Solar Light and a Photosensitizer”, Chemical Science, 9, 5716-5723, 2018.  View More

J. L. Ellis, D. D. Hickstein, W. Xiong, F. Dollar, B. B. Palm, K. E. Keister, K. M. Dorney†, C. Ding, T. Fan†, M. B. Wilker, K. J. Schnitzenbaumer, G. Dukovic, J. L. Jimenez, H. C. Kapteyn, M. M. Murnane, “Materials Properties and Solvated Electron Dynamics of Isolated Nanoparticles and Nanodroplets Probed with Ultrafast Extreme Ultraviolet Beams” JPCL, 7, 609, 2016  View More