Publications

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71. 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

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

69. 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

68. 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

67. 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

66. M. L. Valentine, G. Wiesehan, and W. Xiong. “An Evaluation of Maximum Determination Methods for Center Line Slope Analysis” The Journal of Physical Chemistry B (2023). View more

65. 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

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

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

62. 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

61. Z. Yang, H. H. Bhakta, and W. 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)

60. T. Chen, M. Du, Z. Yang, J. Yuen-Zhou, and W. 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)

59. J. Wagner, Z. Wu, and W. 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

58. C. Wang, Y. Jing, L. Chen, and W. Xiong. “Direct Interfacial Charge Transfer in All-Polymer Donor–Acceptor Heterojunctions.” The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters (2022). View more

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

56. Z. Yang, and W. Xiong. “Molecular Vibrational Polaritons Towards Quantum Technologies.” Advanced Quantum Technologies 5.8 (2022): 2100163.  View more

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

54. G. D. Wiesehan, and W. Xiong. “Negligible rate enhancement from reported cooperative vibrational strong coupling catalysis.” The Journal of Chemical Physics 155.24 (2021): 241103.  View More

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

52. B. Xiang, Z. Yang, Y.-Z. You, and W. Xiong. “Ultrafast Coherence Delocalization in Real Space Simulated by Polaritons.” Advanced Optical Materials (2022): 2102237.  View More

51. J. C. Wagner, K. M. Hunter, F. Paesani, and W. Xiong. “Water Capture Mechanisms at Zeolitic Imidazolate Framework Interfaces.” Journal of the American Chemical Society 143.50 (2021): 21189-21194. View More

50. B. Xiang, and W. Xiong. “Molecular vibrational polariton: Its dynamics and potentials in novel chemistry and quantum technology.” The Journal of Chemical Physics 155.5 (2021): 050901.  View More

49. R. F. Ribeiro, J, A. Campos-Gonzalez-Angulo, N. C. Giebink, W. Xiong, and J. Yuen-Zhou
. “Enhanced optical nonlinearities under collective strong light-matter coupling.” Physical Review A 103.6 (2021): 063111.  View More

48. K. M. Hunter, J. C. Wagner, M. Kalaj, S. M. Cohen, W. Xiong, and F. Paesani. “Simulation Meets Experiment: Unraveling the Properties of Water in Metal-Organic Frameworks through Vibrational Spectroscopy.” The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 125.22 (2021): 12451-12460.  View More

47. B. Xiang, J. Wang, Z. Yang, and W. Xiong. “Nonlinear infrared polaritonic interaction between cavities mediated by molecular vibrations at ultrafast time scale.” Science Advances 7.19 (2021): abf6397.  View More

46. W. Chen, and W. 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

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

44 A. P. Ault,V. H. Grassian, N. Carslaw, D. B. Collins, H. Destaillats, D. J. Donaldson, D. K. Farmer, J. L. Jimenez, V. Faye McNeill, G. C. Morrison, R. E. O’Brien, M. Shiraiwa, M. E. Vance, J.R. Wells, W. Xiong. “Indoor surface chemistry: developing a molecular picture of reactions on indoor interfaces.” Chem 6.12 (2020): 3203-3218.  View More

43. P. Kim, W. Xiong, and R. E. Continetti. “Evolution of Hydrogen-Bond Interactions within Single Levitated Metastable Aerosols Studied by In Situ Raman Spectroscopy.” The Journal of Physical Chemistry B 124.42 (2020): 9385-9395.  View More

42H. Wang, J. Wagner, W. Chen, C. Wang, W. Xiong, “Spatially dependent H-bond dynamics at interfaces of water/biomimetic self-assembled lattice materials”, PNAS 2020, Vol. 117, no.38, 23385-23392  View More

41C. 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

40B. 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 More | Press Release

39Z. Yang, B. Xiang, W. Xiong, “Controlling Quantum Pathways in Molecular Vibrational Polaritons”, ACS Photonics 2020, 7, 4, 919-924  View More

38V.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

37Y. Li, M. Shrestha, M. Luo, I. Sit, M. Song, V.H. Grassian, W. Xiong, “Salting Up of Proteins at the Air/Water Interface”, Langmuir 2019, 35, 43, 13815-13820  View More

36K. 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

35B. 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

34H. 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

33B. 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

32H. 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

31Y. 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

30YS. 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

29T. 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 More | Press Release

28L. E. Buchanan, W. Xiong, “Two-Dimensional Infrared (2D IR) spectroscopy”, Encyclopedia of Modern Optics, second edition. Volume 2,2018, pp164-183.  View More

27BM. 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

26R. 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

25B. 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”, PNAS 115 (19) 4845-4850  View More

24B. 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 More | Press Release

23H. 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

22Z.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

21Y. 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

20J. 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

19Y. 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

18J.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

BEFORE UCSD:

17. Jennifer L Ellis, Daniel D Hickstein, Kyle J Schnitzenbaumer, Molly B Wilker, Brett B Palm, Jose L Jimenez, Gordana Dukovic, Henry C Kapteyn, Margaret M Murnane, Wei Xiong, “Solvents effects on charge transfer from quantum dots”, JACS, 137, 3759, 2015   View More

16. D.D. Hickstein, F. Dollar, J.L. Ellis, K.J. Schnitzenbaumer, K. E. Keister, G. M. Petrov, C. Ding, B. B. Palm, J. A. Gaffney, M. E. Foord, S.B. Libby, G.Dukovic, J.L. Jimenez, H.C. Kapteyn, M.M. Murnane, and W. Xiong, “Mapping nanoscale absorption of intense femtosecond laser pulses using plasma explosion imaging” , ACS Nano, 8, 8810. 2014   View More

15. C. Ding, W. Xiong, T. Fan, H.C. Kapteyn, M.M. Murnane, “High flux coherent super-continuum soft X-ray source driven by a single-stage, 10mJ, Ti:sapphire amplifier-pumped OPA ”, Optical Express, 22, 6194. 2014  View More

14. D.D. Hickstein, F. Dollar, J. Gaffney, M. Foord, G. Petrov, B.E. Palm, K.E. Keister, J.L. Ellis, C. Ding, S. Libby, J.L. Jimenez, H.C. Kapteyn, M.M. Murnane, W. Xiong “Observation and control of shock waves in individual nanoplasmas”, published online PRL, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.112.115004.  View More | Highlighted in Physics Focus

13. W. Xiong*, D. D. Hickstein, K.J. Schnitzenbaumer, J.L. Ellis, B.B. Palm, K.E. Keister, C. Ding, L. Miaja-Avila, G. Dukovic, J.L. Jimenez, M. M. Murnane, H.C. Kapteyn, “ Photoelectron spectroscopy of CdSe nanocrystals in the gas phase: a direct measure of the evanescent electron wavefunction of quantum dots”, Nano Lett, 13, 2924, 2013.  View More

12. W.Xiong, J.E. Laaser, R.D. Mehlenbacher, M.T. Zanni, “Adding a dimension to the infrared spectra of interfaces using heterodyne detected 2D sum-frequency generation (HD 2D SFG) spectroscopy,” PNAS 108, 20902 (2011).  View More

11. J.E. Laaser, W. Xiong, M.T. Zanni, “Time-domain SFG spectroscopy using mid-IR pulse shaping: Practical and intrinsic advantages,” J. Phys. Chem, B. 115, 25 (2011).  View More

10. A.M. Woys, Y.S. Lin, A.S. Reddy, W. Xiong, J.J de Pablo, J.L. Skinner and M. T. Zanni, “2D IR Line Shapes Probe Ovispirin Peptide Conformation and Depth in Lipid Bilayers,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 132, 2832 (2010).  View More

9. P. Paopresert, J.E. Laaser, W. Xiong, R.A. Franking, R.J. Hamers, M.T. Zanni, J.R. Schimidt, P. Gopalan, “Bridge-Dependent Interfacial Electron Transfer from Rhenium-Bipyridine Complexes to TiO2 Nanocrystalline Thin Films,” J. Phys. Chem. C 114, 9898 (2010).  View More

8. W. Xiong, J.E. Laaser, P. Paoprasert, R. Franking, R. J. Hamers, P. Gopalan, and M.T. Zanni, “Transient 2D IR spectroscopy of charge injection in dye-sensitized nanocrystalline thin films,” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 131, 18040 (2009).  View More

7. W. Xiong, D.B. Strasfeld, S.H. Shim, M.T. Zanni, “Automated 2D IR spectrometer mitigates the influence of high optical densities”, Vib. Spectrosc. 50,135 (2009). **Special Issue for Young Investigators.  View More

6. W. Xiong and M.T. Zanni, “Signal enhancement and background cancellation in collinear 2D spectroscopies”, Opt. Lett.. 33, 1371 (2008).  View More

5. S.C. Hou, Y. Cao, W. Xiong, H.C. Liu, Y. Kou, “Site requirements for the oxidative coupling of methane on SiO2-supported Mn catalysts,” Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 45, 7077 (2006).  View More

4. S.C. Hou, W. Xiong, L.T. Liu, Y. Cao, H.C. Liu, Y. Kou, “Effect of Na2SO4 on structure and catalytic properties of Mn/SiO2 for oxidative coupling of methane”, Chin.J. Catal. 27, 678 (2006).  View More

3. S.C. Hou, Y. Cao, W. Xiong, L.T. Liu, Y. Kou, “In situ XRD study on sodium salt-modified Mn/SiO2 catalysts for the oxidative coupling of methane,” Chin. J. Catal. 27, 553 (2006)  View More

2. H. Tao, L. He, W.S. Liu, L. Xu, W. Xiong, T. Wang, Y. Kou, “Preparation, characterization and application of amino acid-based green ionic liquids,” Green Chem. 7, 639 (2006) + View More

1. L. He, G.H. Tao, W.S. Liu, W. Xiong, T. Wang, Y. Kou, “One-pot synthesis of Lewis acidic ionic liquids for Friedel-Crafts alkylation,” Chin. Chem. Lett. 17321 (2006)  View More