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128. Exfoliated magnesium diboride nanosheets as solid fuels, Y. Jiang#, D. Ka#, A. Huynh, J. Baek, R. Ning, S.-J. Yu, and X. L. Zheng*, Nano Lett. 23, 17, 7968–7974 (2023)

124. Data-Driven Approach to Tailoring Mechanical Properties of a Soft Material, J. Leem, Y. Jiang, A. Robinson, Y. Xia, and X. L. Zheng, Adv. Funct. Mater. 2304451 (2023)

122. Do we need perfect mixing between fuel and oxidizer to maximize the energy release rate of energetic nanocomposites?, H. Wang, Y. Jiang, Y. Wang, D. J. Kline, X. L. Zheng, and M. R. Zachariah, Appl. Phys. Lett. 122, 011901 (2023)

118. Perfluoroalkyl-Functionalized Graphene Oxide as a Multifunctional Additive for Promoting the Energetic Performance of Aluminum, Y. Jiang, H. Wang, J. Baek, D. Ka, A. H. Huynh, Y. Wang, M. R. Zachariah, and X. L. Zheng*, ACS Nano 16, 9, 14658–14665 (2022) 

115. Ignition and combustion of Perfluoroalkyl-functionalized aluminum nanoparticles and nanothermite, Y. Jiang, Y. Wang, J. Baek, H. Wang, J. L. Gottfried, C. Wu, X. Shi, M. R. Zachariah, X. L. Zheng, Combust. Flame 242, 112170 (2022)

114. Effect of Fluoroalkylsilane Surface Functionalization on Boron Combustion, J. Baek*, Y. Jiang*, A. R. Demko*, A. R. Jimenez-Thomas, L. Vallez, D. Ka, Y. Xia, and X. L. Zheng, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 14, 17, 20190–20196 (2022)

108. Enhancing Mechanical and Combustion Performance of Boron/Polymer Composites via Boron Particle Functionalization, Y. Jiang, N. E. Dincer Yilmaz, K. P. Barker, J. H. Baek, Y. Xia and X. L. Zheng, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 13, 24, 28908–28915 (2021)

107. Probing Boron Thermite Energy Release at Rapid Heating Rates, J. L. Gottfried, E. R. Wainwright, S. Huang, Y. Jiang and X. L. Zheng, Combust. Flame 231 111491 (2021)

104. Facilitating Laser Ignition and Combustion of Boron with a Mixture of Graphene Oxide and Graphite Fluoride, Y. Jiang, A. R. Demko, J. H. Baek, X. Shi, L. Vallez, R. Ning and X. L. Zheng, Appl. Energy Combust. Sci. 1–4, 100013 (2020)

99. Enhancing Combustion Performance of Nano-Al/PVDF Composites with β-PVDF, S. Huang, S. Hong, Y. Su, Y. Jiang, S. Fukushima, T. M. Gill, N. E. D. Yilmaz, S. Tiwari, K. Nomura, R. K. Kalia, A. Nakano, F. Shimojo, P. Vashishta, M. Chen and X. L. Zheng, Combust. Flame 219 467–477 (2020)

97. Synergistically Chemical and Thermal Coupling between Graphene Oxide and Graphene Fluoride for Enhancing Aluminum Combustion, Y. Jiang*, S. Deng*, S. Hong*, S. Tiwari, H. Chen, K. Nomura, R. K. Kalia, A. Nakano, P. Vashishta, M. R. Zachariah and X. L. Zheng, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 12, 6, 7451–7458 (2020)

95. Experimental Effective Metal Oxides to Enhance Boron Combustion, S. Huang, S. Deng, Y. Jiang and X. L. Zheng, Combust. Flame 205, 278–285 (2019)

90. Modified Micro-Emulsion Synthesis of Highly Dispersed Al/PVDF Composites with Enhanced Combustion Properties, S. Huang, M. Pan, S. Deng, Y. Jiang, J. Zhao, B. Levy-Wendt, S. K.Y. Tang and X. L. Zheng, Adv. Eng. Mater. 21, 1801330 (2019)

88. Energetic Performance of Optically Activated Aluminum/Graphene Oxide Composites, Y. Jiang*, S. Deng*, S. Hong*, J. Zhao, S. Huang, C. Wu, J. L. Gottfried, K. Nomura, Y. Li, S. Tiwari, R. Kalia, P. Vashishta, A. Nakano and X. L. Zheng, ACS Nano 12, 11, 11366–11375 (2018)

77. Tuning the Morphological, Ignition and Combustion Properties of Micron-Al/CuO Thermites through Different Synthesis Approaches, S. Deng*, Y. Jiang*, S. Huang, X. Shi, J. Zhao, and X. L. Zheng, Combust. Flame 195, 303–310 (2018)

75. Thermoplasmonic Ignition of Metal Nanoparticles, M. Mutlu, J. Kang, S. Raza, D. Schoen, X. L. Zheng, P. G. Kik and M. Brongersma, Nano Lett. 18, 3, 1699–1706 (2018)

 70. Facile Thermal and Optical Ignition of Silicon Nanoparticles and Micron Particles, S. Huang, V. Parimi, S. Deng, S. Lingamneni and X. L. Zheng, Nano Lett. 17, 10, 5925–5930 (2017)

59. Enhancing Ignition and Combustion of Micron-sized Aluminum by Adding Porous Silicon, V. Parimi, S. Huang, and X. L. Zheng, Proc. Combust. Inst. 36, 2317–2324 (2016)

46. Laminar Flame Speeds, Counterflow Ignition, and Kinetic Modeling of the Butene Isomers, P. Zhao*, W. H. Yuan*, H. Y. Sun, Y. Y. Li, A. P. Kelley, X. L. Zheng and C. K. Law, accepted by Proc. Combust. Inst. 35 309–316 (2014)

42. Flash Ignition of Freestanding Porous Silicon Films: Effects of Film Thickness and Porosity, Y. Ohkura, J. M. Weisse, L. L. Cai and X. L. Zheng, Nano Lett., 13 (11) 5528–5533 (2013)

36. Reducing minimum flash ignition energy of Al microparticles by addition of WO3 nanoparticles, Y. Ohkura, P. M. Rao, I. S. Cho, X. L. Zheng, Appl. Phys. Lett. 102 (2013)

25. Flash ignition of Al nanoparticles: Mechanism and applications, Y. Ohkura, P. M. Rao, and X. L. Zheng, Combust. Flame 158, 2544–2548 (2011)

18. Synthesis and ignition of energetic CuO/Al core/shell nanowires, Y. Ohkura, S.-Y. Liu, P.M. Rao, and X. L. Zheng, Proc. Combust. Inst. 33, 1909–1915 (2011)

7. Experimental Counterflow Ignition Temperatures and Reaction Mechanisms of 1, 3-Butadiene, X. L. Zheng, T. L. Lu and C. K. Law, Proc. Combust. Inst. 31, 367–375 (2007)

6. Thermochemical and Kinetic Analyses on Oxidation of Isobutenyl Radical and 2-Hydroperoxymethyl-2-Propenyl Radical, X. L. Zheng, H. J. Sun and C. K. Law, J. Phys. Chem. A 109, 9044–9054 (2005)

5. Non-premixed Ignition of H2/Air in a Mixing Layer with a Vortex, X. L. Zheng, J. Yuan and C. K. Law, Proc. Combust. Inst. 30, 415–421 (2005)

4. Experimental Determination of Counterflow Ignition Temperatures and Laminar Flame Speeds of C2-C3 Hydrocarbons at Atmospheric and Elevated pressures, G. Jomaas, X. L. Zheng, D. L. Zhu and C. K. Law, Proc. Combust. Inst. 30, 193–200 (2005)

3. Experimental and Computational Study of Non-premixed Ignition of Dimethyl Ether in Counterflow, X. L. Zheng, T. F. Lu, C. K. Law, C. K. Westbrook and H. J. Curran, Proc. Combust. Inst. 30, 1101–1109 (2005)

2. Ignition of Premixed Hydrogen/Air by Heated Counterflow under Reduced and Elevated Pressures, X. L. Zheng and C. K. Law, Combust. Flame 136 (1-2), 168–179 (2004)

1. Ignition of Premixed Hydrogen/Air by Heated Counterflow, X. L. Zheng, J. D. Blouch, D. L. Zhu, T. G. Kreutz and C. K. Law, Proc. Combust. Inst. 29, 1637–1644 (2002)