Journal Articles


  1. A Surface Interaction Model for Self-assembly of Block Copolymers under Soft Confinement
    Song, J. Q.; Liu, Y. X.*; Zhang, H. D.;
    J. Chem. Phys. 2016, 145, 214902.
  2. On the Teaching of Modern Polymer Physics: I. Ginzburg Criterion
    Liu, Y. X.*; Zhang, H. D.;
    Polymer Bulletin 2015, 1, 73-79. (In chinese)
  3. Exponential time differencing methods with Chebyshev collocation for polymers confined by interacting surfaces
    Liu, Y. X.*; Zhang, H. D.;
    J. Chem. Phys. 2014, 140, 224101.
  4. Phase Selection Pathways in Ultrathin Film Crystallization of a Low Molecular Weight Poly(ethylene oxide) Fraction on Mica Surfaces
    Liu, Y. X.; Zhong, L. W.; Su, S. Z.; Chen, E. Q.*;
    Macromolecules 2011, 44, 8819-8828.
  5. Combined Main-Chain/Side-Chain Liquid Crystalline Polymer with Main-Chain On the basis of Jacketing Effect and Side-Chain Containing Azobenzene Groups
    Xie, H. L.; Wang, S. J.; Zhong, G. Q.; Liu, Y. X.; Zhang, H. L.*; Chen, E. Q.*;
    Macromolecules 2011, 44, 7600-7609.
  6. Microphase Separation and Phase Diagram of Concentrated Diblock Copolyelectrolyte Solutions Studied by Self-Consistent Field Theory Calculations in Two-Dimensional Space
    Liu, Y. X.*; Zhang, H. D.*; Tong, C. H.; Yang, Y. L.;
    Macromolecules 2011, 44, 8261-8269.
  7. Polymer crystallization of ultrathin films on solid substrates
    Liu, Y. X.; Chen, E. Q.*;
    Coord. Chem. Rev. 2010, 254, 1011-1037.
  8. Design, Synthesis, and Multiple Hierarchical Ordering of a Novel Side-Chain Liquid Crystalline-Rod Diblock Copolymer
    Xie, H. L.; Liu, Y. X.; Zhong, G. Q.; Zhang, H. L.*; Chen, E. Q.*; Zhou, Q. F.;
    Macromolecules 2009, 42, 8774-8780.
  9. Direct Observation and Modeling of Transient Nucleation in Isothermal Thickening of Polymer Lamellar Crystal Monolayers
    Liu, Y. X.; Li, J. F.; Zhu, D. S.; Chen, E. Q.*; Zhang, H. D.*;
    Macromolecules 2009, 42, 2886-2890.
  10. Molecular packing and phase transitions of side-chain liquid crystalline polymethacrylates based on p-methoxyazobenzene
    Zhu, X. Q.; Liu, J. H.; Liu, Y. X.; Chen, E. Q.*;
    Polymer 2008, 49, 3103-3110.
  11. AFM-tip-induced crystallization of poly(ethylene oxide) melt droplets
    Zhu, D. S.; Shou, X. X.; Liu, Y. X.; Chen, E. Q.*; Cheng, S. Z. D.;
    Front. Chem. China 2007, 2, 174-177.
  12. Crystal Growth Mechanism Changes in Pseudo-Dewetted Poly(ethylene oxide) Thin Layers
    Zhu, D. S.; Liu, Y. X.; Chen, E. Q.*; Li, M.; Chen, C.; Sun, Y. H.; Shi, A. C.*; Van Horn, R. M.; Cheng, S. Z. D.*;
    Macromolecules 2007, 40, 1570-1578.
  13. Morphology evolution in superheated crystal monolayer of low molecular weight poly(ethylene oxide) on mica surface
    Zhu, D. S.; Liu, Y. X.; Shi, A. C.; Chen, E. Q.*;
    Polymer 2006, 47, 5239-5242.
  14. AFM-tip-induced crystallization of poly(ethylene oxide) melt droplets
    Zhu, D. S.; Shou, X. X.; Liu, Y. X.; Chen, E. Q.*; Cheng, S. Z. D.;
    Acta Polym. Sin. 2006, 1, 553-556. (In chinese)
  15. Pseudo-dewetting behavior of low molecular weight poly(ethylene oxide) melts on mica surface
    Zhu, D. S.; Liu, Y. X.; Chen, E. Q.*; Li, M.; Cheng, S. Z. D.;
    Acta Polym. Sin. 2006, , 1125-1128. (In chinese)

Presentations and Posters


  1. Density Functional Model for Fluctuating Polymer Solutions
    Liu, Y. X.; Delaney, K. T.; Fredrickson, G. H.;
    Complex Fluid Design Consortium (CFDC) Annual Meeting Santa Barbara, CA, USA, 2015.
  2. Polymer Self-Consistent Field Theory in Bulk and under Confinement
    Liu, Y. X.;
    ASML San Jose, CA, USA, 2014.
  3. Exponential Time Differencing Methods for Numerical Self-Consistent Field Theory
    Liu, Y. X.; Zhang, H. D.;
    APS March Meeting Denver, CO, USA, 2014.
  4. Logarithmic-Normal Size Distribution in Crystallization of Polymeric Ultrathin Films Preceded by A Metastable Phase
    Liu, Y. X.;
    The 10th International Symposium on Polymer Physics Chengdu, China, 2012.
  5. A Unified Computing Framework for Self-Consistent Field Theory: Applications in Charged Polymers
    Liu, Y. X.; Zhang, H. D.;
    Theory and Simulation on the Structure and Property of Macromolecular Systems Symposium Nanjing, China, 2012.
  6. Phase Selection in Crystal Monolayer of Low Molecular Weight Poly(Ethylene Oxide) On Mica Surface
    Liu, Y. X.; Zhu, D. S.; Chen, E. Q.;
    The 8th International Symposium on Polymer Physics Xiamen, China, 2008.
  7. Isothermal Thickening of PEO Lamellar Crystals On Mica Surface
    Liu, Y. X.; Chen, E. Q.;
    Polymer Symposium of China Chengdu, China, 2007.

Thesis


  1. Microphase Separation of Weakly Charged Polymers and Phase Transition Kinetics of Lamellar Crystal Monolayers
    Liu, Y. X.
    Supervisor: Zhang, H. D.
    Postdoctoral Research Report Fudan University, 2012.
  2. Phase Selection Pathways and Morphological evolution in Polymer Crystallization: An Experimental and Theoretical Study on Low Molecular Weight Poly(ethylene oxide) Fractions
    Liu, Y. X.
    Advisor: Chen, E. Q.
    Doctoral Disertation Peking University, 2009.