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Dynamics in 20 - 250 nm thick flat ionic liquid thin films
Study the structures of bulk ionic liquids or ionic liquid mixtures using X-ray diffraction and MD Simulations
Photo-induced electron transfer in ionic liquids
★ Boning Wu, John P. Breen, Xiangyu Xing, and Michael D. Fayer, "Controlling the Dynamics of Ionic Liquid Thin Films via Multilayer Surface Functionalization.", J. Am. Chem. Soc. accepted, doi: 10.1021/jacs.0c03044 .
 Boning Wu, John P. Breen, and Michael D. Fayer, "Structural Dynamics in Ionic Liquid Thin Films: The Effect of Cation Chain Length.", J. Phys. Chem. C., 2020, 124, 4179-4189, doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.9b11871.
 Man Zhao, Boning Wu, Sharon I. Lall-Ramnarine, Jasodra D. Ramdihal,Kristina A. Papacostas, Eddie D. Fernandez, Rawlric A. Sumner, Claudio J. Margulis, James F. Wishart, and Edward W. Castner Jr., "Structural analysis of ionic liquids with symmetric and asymmetric fluorinated anions.", J. Chem. Phys. 2019, 151, 074504, doi: 10.1063/1.5111643.
★ Jun Nishida, John P. Breen, Boning Wu, and Michael D. Fayer, "Extraordinary Slowing of Structural Dynamics in Thin Films of a Room Temperature Ionic Liquid.", ACS Cent Sci, 2018, 4, 1065 - 1073, doi: 10.1021/acscentsci.8b00353.
 Marco Campetella, Alessandro Mariani, Claudia Sadun, Boning Wu, Edward W. Castner, Jr. and Lorenzo Gontrani, "Structure and dynamics of propylammonium nitrate-acetonitrile mixtures: an intricate multi-scale system probed with experimental and theoretical techniques.", J. Chem. Phys., 2018, 148, 134507, doi: 10.1063/1.5021868.
 Boning Wu, Min Liang, Nicole Zmich, Jasmine Hatcher, Sharon I. Lall-Ramnarine, James F. Wishart, Mark Maroncelli and Edward W. Castner, Jr., "Photo-Induced Bimolecular Electron Transfer in Ionic Liquids: Cationic Electron Donors", J. Phys. Chem. B, 2018, 122, 2379 – 2388, doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.7b12542.
★ Boning Wu, Kosuke Kuroda, Kenji Takahashi, and Edward W. Castner, Jr., “Structural Analysis of Zwitterionic Liquids vs. Homologous Ionic Liquids.”, J. Chem. Phys., 2018, 148, 193807, doi: 10.1063/1.5010983.
★ Boning Wu, Mark Maroncelli and Edward W. Castner, Jr., “Photoinduced Bimolecular Electron Transfer in Ionic Liquids.”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139, 14568–14585, doi: 10.1021/jacs.7b07611.
 Alessandro Mariani, Matteo Bonomo, Boning Wu, Barbara Centrella, Danilo Dini, Edward W. Castner, Jr. and Lorenzo Gontrani, “Intriguing transport dynamics of ethylammonium nitrate–acetonitrile binary mixtures arising from nano-inhomogeneity”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2017, 19, 27212–27220, doi:10.1039/C7CP04592A.
 Boning Wu, Yuki Yamashita, Takatsugu Endo, Kenji Takahashi and Edward W. Castner, Jr., “Structure and Dynamics of Ionic Liquids: Trimethylsilylpropyl-Substituted Cations and Bis(sulfonyl)amide Anions.”, J. Chem. Phys., 2016, 145, 244506, doi: 10.1063/1.4972410.
 Boning Wu, Hideaki Shirota, Sharon Lall-Ramnarine and Edward W. Castner, Jr., “Structure of ionic liquids with cationic silicon-substitutions.”, J. Chem. Phys., 2016, 145, 114501, doi: 10.1063/1.4962257.
 Kamal B. Dhungana, Luiz F. O. Faria, Boning Wu, Min Liang, Mauro C. C. Ribeiro, Claudio J. Margulis, Edward W. Castner, Jr., “Structure of cyano-anion ionic liquids: X-ray scattering and simulations.”, J. Chem. Phys., 2016, 145, 024503, doi: 10.1063/1.4955186.
 Boning Wu, Min Liang, Mark Maroncelli and Edward W. Castner, Jr., “Photo-Induced Bimolecular Electron Transfer from Cyano-Anions in Ionic Liquids.”, J. Phys. Chem. B, 2015, 119, 14790–14799, doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.5b09216.
 Oral –“Structural comparisons of homologous zwitterionic and ionic liquids ” at ACS Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting, June 2017, Hershey, PA.
 Oral– “Photo-induced electron transfer by ions in ionic liquids” at ACS 253rd National Meeting, April 2017, San Francisco, CA. (Talk given by Prof. Ed Castner since I missed the conference due to illness)
 Poster– “Structures of Ionic Liquids with Silicon-substituted Cations” at Gordon Research Conferences: Ionic Liquids, August 2016, Newry, ME.
 Oral– “Structure of Silicon-substituted Ionic Liquids” at ACS Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting, June 2016, College of Mount Saint Vincent, Riverdale, NY.
 Poster– “Ionic Liquids with Electron Donating Cations” at Gordon Research Conferences: Ionic Liquids, August 2014, Newry, ME.
 Oral– “Photo-induced Bimolecular Electron Transfer in Ionic Liquids: Anions and Cations as Electron Donors” at ACS 248th National Meeting, August 2014, San Francisco, CA.
 Poster– “Structure Functions of Electron Donating Ionic Liquids from X-ray Scattering and Molecular Dynamics Simulations” at Gordon Research Conferences: Chemistry and Physics of Liquids, August 2013, Holderness, NH.