Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

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Ph.D. Chemistry
University of California at Santa Barbara
B.S. Chemistry
Penn State University

Research Interests

Areas of interests include, solution crystallization, nanomaterials synthesis and characterization, inorganic-organic hybrid materials, directed assembly, biomaterials and biomimetic systems, synthesis, and applications of porous solids.

Selected Publications

M.H. Nielsen, D. Li, H. Zhang, S. Aloni, T Y.J. Han, C. Frandsen, J. Seto, J.F. Banfield, H. Cölfen, J.J. De Yoreo, Investigating Processes of Nanocrystal Formation and Transformation via Liquid Cell TEM, Microscopy and Microanalysis, 2014, 1.

T. Y. Olson, A. A. Chernov, B. A. Drabek, J. H. Satcher, T. Y. J. Han, Experimental validation of the geometrical selection model for hydrothermally grown zinc oxide nanowire arrays, Chem. Mat. 2013, 25, 1363.

J. R.I. Lee, T. Y.J. Han, T. M. Willey, M. H. Nielsen, L. M. Kilvansky, Y. Liu, S. Chung, L. J. Terminello, T. van Buuren, J. J. De Yoreo, Cooperative reorganization of mineral and template during directed nucleation of calcium carbonate, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2013, 117, 11076.

T. Y. Olson, C. A. Orme, T. Y. J. Han, M. A. Worsley, K. A. Rose, J. H. Satcher, J. D. Kuntz, Shape control synthesis of fluorapatite structures based on supersaturation: prismatic nanowires, ellipsoids, star, and aggregate formation, Crystengcomm 2012, 14, 6384.

M. H. Nielsen, J. R. I. Lee, Q. N. Hu, T. Y. J. Han, J. J. De Yoreo, Structural evolution, formation pathways and energetic controls during template-directed nucleation of CaCO3, Faraday Discussions 2012, 159, 105.

S. H. Kim, T. Y. Olson, J. H. Satcher, T. Y. J. Han, Hierarchical ZnO structures templated with amino acid based surfactants, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 2012, 151, 64.

Q. Hu, M. H. Nielsen, C. L. Freeman, L. M. Hamm, J. Tao, J. R. I. Lee, T. Y. J. Han, U. Becker, J. H. Harding, P. M. Dove, J. J. De Yoreo, The thermodynamics of calcite nucleation at organic interfaces: Classical vs. non-classical pathways, Faraday Discussions 2012, 159, 509.

M. A. Worsley, S. O. Kucheyev, J. D. Kuntz, T. Y. Olson, T. Y. J. Han, A. V. Hamza, J. H. Satcher, T. F. Baumann, Carbon Scaffolds for Stiff and Highly Conductive Monolithic Oxide–Carbon Nanotube Composites, Chem. Mat. 2011, 23, 3054.

T. Y. J. Han, M. A. Worsley, T. F. Baumann, J. H. Satcher, Synthesis of ZnO coated activated carbon aerogel by simple sol–gel route, Journal of Materials Chemistry 2011, 21, 330.

T. Y. J. Han, M. Stadermann, T. F. Baumann, K. E. Murphy, J. H. Satcher, Template directed formation of nanoparticle decorated multi-walled carbon nanotube bundles with uniform diameter Nanotechnology 2011, 22.

M. A. Worsley, J. D. Kuntz, O. Cervantes, T. Y. J. Han, P. J. Pauzauskie, J. H. Satcher, T. F. Baumann, in Functional Metal-Oxide Nanostructures, Vol. 1174, 2009, pp. 9.

M. A. Worsley, J. D. Kuntz, O. Cervantes, T. Y. J. Han, A. E. Gash, J. H. Satcher, T. F. Baumann, Route to high surface area TiO 2/C and TiCN/C composites, Journal of Materials Chemistry 2009, 19, 7146.

T. Y. J. Han, P. F. Pagoria, A. E. Gash, A. Maiti, C. A. Orme, A. R. Mitchell, L. E. Fried, The solubility and recrystallization of 1, 3, 5-triamino-2, 4, 6-trinitrobenzene in a 3-ethyl-1-methylimidazolium acetate–DMSO co-solvent system, New J. Chem. 2009, 33, 50.

A. Maiti, P. F. Pagoria, A. E. Gash, T. Y. Han, C. A. Orme, R. H. Gee, L. E. Fried, Solvent screening for a hard-to-dissolve molecular crystal Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2008, 10, 5050.

Han, T. Y. J., and J. Aizenberg, "Calcium Carbonate Storage in Amorphous Form and Its Template-Induced Crystallization," invited paper, Chemistry of Materials 20, 1064 (2008).

Lee J. R. I., T. Y. J. Han, T. M. Willey, D. Wang, R. W. Meulenberg, J. Nilsson, P. M. Dove, L. J. Terminello, T. van Buuren, and J. J. De Yoreo, "Structural Development of Mercaptophenol Self-Assembled Monolayers and the Overlying Mineral Phase during Templated CaCO3 Crystallization from a Transient Amorphous Film," Journal of the American Chemical Society 129, 34 (2007).

Hirschey, M. D., T. Y. J. Han, G. D. Stucky, and A. Butler, "Imaging Escherichia coli Using Functionalized Core/Shell CdSe/CdS Quantum Dots," Journal of Biological Inorganic Chemistry 11 (5): 663-669 (2006).

Lubeck, C., T. Y. J. Han, A. E. Gash, J. H. Satcher, and F. M. Doyle, "Synthesis of Mesostructured Copper Sulfide by Cation Exchange and Liquid Crystal Templating," Advanced Materials 18, 781 (2006).

Kwak, S. Y., E. DiMasi, Y. J. Han, J. Aizenberg, and I. Kuzmenko, "Orientation and Mg Incorporation of Calcite Grown on Functionalized Self-Assembled Monolayers: A Synchrotron X-ray Study," Crystal Gowth & Design 5, 2139 (2005).

Briseno, A. L., J. Aizenberg, Y. J. Han, R. A. Penkala, H. Moon, A. J. Lovinger, C. Kloc, and Z. A. Bao, "Patterned Growth of Large Oriented Organic Semiconductor Single Crystals on Self-Assembled Monolayer Templates," Journal of the American Chemical Society 127, 12164 (2005).

Han, Y. J., L. M. Wysocki, M. S. Thanawala, T. Siegrist, and J. Aizenberg, "Template-Dependent Morphogenesis of Oriented Calcite Crystals in the Presence of Magnesium Ions," Angewandte Chemie-International Edition 44, 2386 (2005).

Yang, S., G. Chen, M. Megens, C. K. Ullal, Y. J. Han, R. Rapaport, E. L. Thomas, and J. Aizenberg, "Functional Biomimetic Microlens Arrays with Integrated Pores," Advanced Materials 17, 435 (2005).

Ullal, C. K., M. Maldovan, E. L. Thomas, G. Chen, Y. J. Han, and S. Yang, "Photonic Crystals through Holographic Lithography: Simple Cubic, Diamond-like, and Gyroid-like Structures," Applied Physics Letters 84, 5434 (2004).

Han, Y. J., and J. Aizenberg, "Shape, Size and Morphology Control of Inorganic Crystals with Self-Assembled Monolayers," Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 823, 115-119 (2004).

Han, Y. J., and J. Aizenberg, "Face-Selective Nucleation of Calcite on Self-Assembled Monolayers of Alkanethiols: Effect of the Parity of the Alkyl Chain," Angewandte Chemie-International Edition 42, 3668-3670 (2003).

Han, Y. J., J. Aizenberg, "Effect of Magnesium Ions on Oriented Growth of Calcite on Carboxylic Acid Functionalized Self-Assembled Monolayer," Journal of the American Chemical Society 125 (14), 4032-4033 (2003).

Han, Y. J., J. T. Watson, G. D. Stucky, and A. Butler, "Catalytic Activity of Mesoporous Silicate-Immobilized Chloroperoxidease," J. Mol. Cat. B- Enzymatic 17, 1-8 (2002).

Han, Y. J., J. M. Kim, and G. D. Stucky, "Preparation of Noble Metal Nanowires Using Hexagonal Mesoporous Silica SBA-15," Chemistry of Materials 12(8), 2068-2069 (2000).

Lettow, J. S., Y. J. Han, P. Schmidt-Winkel, P. Yang, D. Zhao, G. D. Stucky, and J. Y. Ying, "Hexagonal to Mesocellular Foam Phase Transition in Polymer-Templated Mesoporous Silicas," Langmuir 16(22), 8291-8295 (2000).

Han, Y. J., G. D. Stucky, and A. Butler, Mesoporous Silicate Sequestration and Release of Proteins," Journal of the American Chemical Society 121(42); 9897-9898 (1999).

Zhao, D., Q. Huo, J. Feng, J. Kim, Y. J. Han, and G. D. Stucky, "Novel Mesoporous Silicates with Two-Dimensional Mesostructure Direction Using Rigid Bolaform Surfactants," Chemistry of Materials 11(10); 2668-2672 (1999).

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