Jie Liu, Professor of Chemistry

Jie Liu
Office Location:  3218 French Science Building
Office Phone:  (919) 660-1549
Email Address: send me a message
Web Page:  http://www.chem.duke.edu/~jliu/labgroup/

Teaching (Spring 2015):


B.S. '87, Shandong University Ph.D. '96 Harvard University Postdoctoral Fellow '96-'99, Rice University Assistant Professor '99-'05, Duke University. Associate Professor '05- Duke University

Nanoscience and Materials
Research Interests:

Dr. Liu’s research interests are focusing on the chemistry and material science of nanoscale materials. Specific topics in his current research program include: Self-assembly of nanostructures; Preparation and chemical functionalization of single walled carbon nanotubes; Developing carbon nanotube based chemical and biological sensors; SPM based fabrication and modification of functional nanostructures.


Carbon nanotubes • Nanoscale Devices • Nanoscale Materials

Current Ph.D. Students  

Postdocs Mentored

Representative Publications   (search)

  1. Jia Chen, Vasili Perebeinos, Marcus Freitag, James Tsang, Qiang Fu, Jie Liu, Phaedon Avouris, Bright Infrared Emission from Electrically Induced Excitons in Carbon Nanotubes, Science, vol. 310 no. 5751 (November, 2005), pp. 1171-1174
  2. Xinjian Zhou, Ji-Yong Park, Shaoming Huang, Jie Liu, and Paul L. McEuen, Band Structure, Phonon Scattering, and the Performance Limit of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Transistor, Physics Review Letters, vol. 95 no. 14 (September, 2005), pp. Art. No. 146805
  3. Q. Fu and J. Liu, Integrated single-walled carbon nanotube/microfluidic devices for the study of the sensing mechanism of nanotube sensors, Journal of Physical Chemistry B, vol. 109 no. 28 (2005), pp. 2813406-13408
  4. J. Q. Lu, T. E. Kopley, N. Moll, D. Roitman, D. Chamberlin, Q. Fu, J. Liu, T. P. Russell, D. A. Rider, I. Manners, and M. A. Winnik, High-quality single-walled carbon nanotubes with small diameter, controlled density, and ordered locations using a polyferrocenylsilane block copolymer catalyst precursor, Chemistry of Materials, vol. 17 no. 9 (2005), pp. 2227-+
  5. Qiang Fu and Jie Liu, "Effects of Ionic Surfactant Absorptions on Single-walled Carbon Nanotube Thin Film Devices in Aqueous Solutions", Langmuir, vol. 21 no. 4 (2005), pp. 1162-1165