Book and Book Chapter

Xu Hou.

"Anti-fouling, Smart, Portable and Wearable Microfluidic Devices". Development Strategy of Chinese Discipline: Soft Condensed Matter Physics (Volume III), Science Press, Beijing, China, Page, 1279-1285. 
Xu Hou.

"Design, Fabrication, Properties and Applications of Smart and Advanced Materials". SCIENCE PUBLISHERS, Imprint of CRC Press/ Taylor & Francis Group. 
Xu Hou.

"Bio-inspired Asymmetric Design and Building of Biomimetic Smart Single Nanochannels". Springer Theses, Springer Berlin Heidelberg. 

Journal Publications

Yaqi Hou, Yixin Ling, Yanqiong Wang, Miao Wang, Yeyun Chen, Xipeng Li, Xu Hou.
"Learning from the Brain: Bioinspired Nanofluidics”.
The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters,   2023, DOI:10.1021/acs.jpclett.2c03930 (Invited Paper)
Yaqi Hou, Miao Wang, Wen He, Yixin Ling, Jing Zheng, Xu Hou.
"Virtual Simulation Experiments: A Teaching Option for Complex and Hazardous Chemistry Experiments".
Journal of Chemical Education,   2023, DOI:10.1021/acs.jchemed.2c00594
Miao Wang, Xu Hou.
"Building artificial aligned nanochannels for highly efficient ion transport".
Joule,   2023, 7: 251–253 (Invited Paper)
Miao Wang, Wen He, Yuhui Hua, Xinwen Xie, Lei Zhou, Yunmao Zhang, Yaqi Hou, Shihong Lin, Haiping Xia, Jing Zheng, Xu Hou.
"Alternative photothermal/electrothermal hierarchical membrane for hypersaline water treatment".
SusMat,   2022, 2: 679-688
Jing Liu, Zhizhi Sheng, Mengchuang Zhang, Jianyu Li, Yunmao Zhang, Xue Xu, Shijie Yu, Min Cao, Xu Hou.
"Non-Newtonian fluid gating membranes with acoustically responsive and self-protective gas transport control".
Materials Horizons,   2023, 10: 899-907 (Invited Paper)
Yunmao Zhang, Xu Hou.
"Liquid-based materials".
National Science Open,   2022, 1: 20220035
Chunyan Wang, Yaqi Hou, Xingyi Wang, Weijun Li, Yunmao Zhang, Shuli Wang, Jing Zheng, Xu Hou.
"Structural and interfacial effects on drug release kinetics of liquid-based fibrous catheter".
Advanced Fiber Materials,   2022, 4, 1645-1655
Yunmao Zhang, Yuhang Han, Xiaoliang Ji, Duyang Zang, Long Qiao, Zhizhi Sheng, Chunyan Wang, Shuli Wang, Miao Wang, Yaqi Hou, Xinyu Chen, Xu Hou.
"Continuous air purification by aqueous interface filtration and absorption".
Nature,   2022, 610: 74-80
Lejian Yu, Miao Wang, Xipeng Li, Xu Hou.
"Thermally responsive ionic transport system reinforced by aligned functional carbon nanotubes backbone".
Chinese Chemical Letters,   2022, DOI: 10.1016/j.cclet.2022.107785
Jian Zhang, Kan Zhan, Shusong Zhang, Yigang Shen, Yaqi Hou, Jing Liu, Yi Fan, Yunmao Zhang, Shuli Wang, Yanbo Xie, Xinyu Chen, Xu Hou.
"Discontinuous streaming potential via liquid gate".
eScience,   2022, 615-622 (Invited Paper)
Shijie Yu, Yuan Jing, Yi Fan, Linghu Xiong, Huimeng Wang, Jinmei Lei, Yunmao Zhang, Jing Liu, Shuli Wang, Xinyu Chen, Hao Sun, Xu Hou.
"Ultrahigh efficient emulsification with drag-reducing liquid gating interfacial behavior".
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America,   2022, 119 (29): e2206462119
Xue Xu, Jing Liu, Min Cao, Jian Zhang, Xinlu Huang, Xu Hou.
"Self-Oscillating Liquid Gating Membranes with Periodic Gas Transport".
Membranes,   2022, 12(7), 642 (Invited Paper)
Rongrong Zhang, Jinmei Lei, Jiadai Xu, Hexuan Fu, Yuan Jing, Baiyi Chen, Xu Hou.
"Bioinspired Photo-Responsive Liquid Gating Membrane".
Biomimetics,   2022, 7(2): 47 (Invited Paper)
Jing Liu, Min Cao, Long Li, Xue Xu, Jing Zheng, Wei Yao, Xu Hou.
"Bioinspired interfacial design for gravity-independent fluid transport control".
Giant,   2022, 10: 100100 (Invited Paper)
Huimeng Wang, Yi Fan, Yaqi Hou, Baiyi Chen, Jinmei Lei, Shijie Yu, Xinyu Chen, Xu Hou.
"Host-Guest Liquid Gating Mechanism with Specific Recognition Interface Behavior for Universal Quantitative Chemical Detection".
Nature Communications,   2022, 13: 1906
Baiyi Chen, Mengchuang Zhang, Yaqi Hou, Huimeng Wang, Rongrong Zhang, Yi Fan, Xinyu Chen, Xu Hou.
"Energy saving thermal adaptive liquid gating system".
The Innovation,   2022, 3(3): 100231 (Invited paper)
Yi Fan, Yaqi Hou, Miao Wang, Jing Zheng, Xu Hou.
"Bioinspired carbon nanotube-based materials".
Materials Advances,   2022, 3: 3070-3088 (Invited Paper)
Yigang Shen, Xin Wang, Jinmei Lei, Shuli Wang, Yaqi Hou, Xu Hou.
"Catalytic Confinement Effects in Nanochannels: From Biological Synthesis to Chemical Engineering".
Nanoscale Advances,   2022, DOI: 10.1039/D2NA00021K(Invited Paper)
Jinmei Lei, Yaqi Hou, Huimeng Wang, Yi Fan, Yunmao Zhang, Baiyi Chen, Shijie Yu, Xu Hou.
"Carbon Dioxide Chemically Responsive Switchable Gas Valves with Protonation-Induced Liquid Gating Self-Adaptive Systems".
Angewandte Chemie International Edition,   2022, 61(17): e202201109
Lei Zhou, Wen He, Miao Wang, Xu Hou.
"Enhanced phase change heat transfer by surface wettability control".
ChemSusChem,   2022, DOI:10.1002/cssc.202102531(Invited paper)
Miao Wang, Lei Zhou, Wenyan Deng, Yaqi Hou, Wen He, Lejian Yu, Hao Sun, Lei Ren, Xu Hou.
"Ultrafast response and programmable locomotion of liquid/vapor/light-driven soft multi-functional actuators".
ACS Nano,   2022, DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.1c09477
Xuetao Xu, Xizi Wan, Haonan Li, Yikai Zhang, Wen He, Shuli Wang, Miao Wang, Xu Hou, Shutao Wang.
"Oil-polluted water purification via the carbonnanotubes-doped organohydrogel platform".
Nano Research,   2022, DOI:10.1007/s12274-022-4118-8
Mengru Zhang, Fan Xu, Wenjie Liu, Yaqi Hou, Liyun Su, Xin Zhang, Ruihua Zhang, Lijun Zhou, Xiaomei Yan, Miao Wang, Xu Hou, Yang Cao.
"Antibacterial evaporator based on reduced graphene oxide/polypyrrole aerogel for solar-driven desalination".
Nano Research,   2022, DOI:10.1007/s12274-021-4041-4
Mengchuang Zhang, Yuan Jing, Jian Zhang, Zhizhi Sheng, Yaqi Hou, Jiadai Xu, Baiyi Chen, Jing Liu, Miao Wang, Xu Hou.
"Performance prediction of magnetorheological fluid-based liquid gating membrane by kriging machine learning method".
Interdisciplinary Materials,   2022, 1(1): 157-169 (Invited paper, Front Cover of the Inaugural Issue)
Jing Liu, Xue Xu, Yi Lei, Mengchuang Zhang, Zhizhi Sheng, Huimeng Wang, Min Cao, Jian Zhang, Xu Hou.
"Liquid gating meniscus-shaped deformable magnetoelastic membranes with self-driven regulation of gas/liquid release".
Advanced Materials,   2022, 34: 2107327
Shuli Wang, Ruimin Zhou, Yaqi Hou, Miao Wang, Xu Hou.
"Photochemical effect driven fluid behavior control in microscale pores and channels".
Chinese Chemical Letters,   2022, 33: 3650-3656
Xu Hou, Bin Ren.
"Materials Science at Xiamen University: A Special Issue Dedicated to the 100th Anniversary of Xiamen University".
Advanced Materials,   2021, 33: 2102756
Yaqi Hou, Qianxiao Wang, Shuli Wang, Miao Wang, Xuemei Chen, Xu Hou.
"Hydrophilic Carbon Nanotube Membrane Enhanced Interfacial Evaporation for Desalination".
Chinese Chemical Letters,   2022, 33(4): 2155-2158.
Shijie Yu, Liting Pan, Yunmao Zhang, Xinyu Chen, Xu Hou.
"Liquid gating technology".
Pure and Applied Chemistry,   2021, 93(12): 1353–1370(Invited paper)
Yuhang Han, Yunmao Zhang, Mengchuang Zhang, Baiyi Chen, Xinyu Chen, Xu Hou.
"Photothermally Induced Liquid Gate with Navigation Control of the Fluid Transport".
Fundamental Research,   2021, 1:800-806 (Invited paper)
Yaqi Hou, Xu Hou.
"Bioinspired Nanofluidic Iontronics".
Science,   2021, 373: 628-629 (Invited paper)
Baiyi Chen, Rongrong Zhang, Yaqi Hou, Jian Zhang, Shiyan Chen, Yuhang Han, Xinyu Chen, Xu Hou.
"Light-Responsive and Corrosion Resistant Gas Valve with Non-Thermal Effective Liquid Gating Positional Flow Control".
Light: Science & Applications,   2021, 10: 127 (Invited paper)
Shuli Wang, Yunmao Zhang, Yuhang Han, Yaqi Hou, Yi Fan, Xu Hou.
"Design of Porous Membranes by Liquid Gating Technology".
Accounts of Materials Research,   2021, 2: 407−419 (Invited paper)
Wen He, Lei Zhou, Miao Wang, Yang Cao, Xuemei Chen, Xu Hou.
"Structure Development of Carbon-based Solar-driven Water Evaporation Systems".
Science Bulletin,   2021, 66: 1472-1483
Zhizhi Sheng, Mengchuang Zhang, Jing Liu, Paolo Malgaretti, Jianyu Li, Shuli Wang, Wei Lv, Rongrong Zhang, Yi Fan, Yunmao Zhang, Xinyu Chen, Xu Hou.
"Reconfiguring confined magnetic colloids with tunable fluid transport behavior".
National Science Review,   2021, 8: nwaa301
Jian Zhang, Baiyi Chen, Xinyu Chen, Xu Hou.
"Liquid-Based Adaptive Structural Materials".
Advanced Materials,   2021, 33: 2005664
Xipeng Li, Shuli Wang, Jian Zhang, Xu Hou.
"Progress in bio-inspired porous membrane".
Chinese Science Bulletin,   2021, 66: 1220–1232
Xiaoyun Li, Yi-Chen Li, Shanshan Li, Renhua Xiao, Yingchen Ling, Quhuan Li, Xu Hou, Xiaoying Wang.
"One-Step Exfoliation/Etching Method to Produce Chitosan-Stabilized Holey Graphene Nanosheets for Superior DNA Adsorption".
ACS Applied Bio Materials,   2020, 3: 8542-8550
Yaqi Hou, Miao Wang, Xinyu Chen Xu Hou.
"Continuous Water-Water Hydrogen Bonding Network across the Rim of Carbon Nanotubes Facilitating Water Transport for Desalination".
Nano Research,   2020, 14: 2171–2178
Miao Wang, Yaqi Hou, Lejian Yu, Xu Hou.
"Anomalies of Ionic/Molecular Transport in Nano and Sub-Nano Confinement".
Nano Letters,   2020, 20: 6937–6946
Chunyan Wang, Shuli Wang, Hong Pan, Lingli Min, Huili Zheng, Huang Zhu, Gang Liu, Weizhong Yang, Xinyu Chen, Xu Hou.
"Bio-inspired Liquid Gating Membrane-based Catheter with Anti-coagulation and Positionally Drug Release Properties".
Science Advances,   2020, 6: eabb4700
Hao Hou, XinJing Zhao, Chun Tang, YangYang Ju, ZeYing Deng, XinRong Wang, LiuBin Feng, DongHai Lin, Xu Hou, Akimitsu Narita, Klaus Müllen, YuanZhi Tan.
"Synthesis and Assembly of Extended Quintulene".
Nature Communications,   2020, 11: 3976
Yi Lei, Zhizhi Sheng, Jian Zhang, Jing Liu, Wei Lv, Xu Hou.
"Building Magnetoresponsive Composite Elastomers for Bionic Locomotion Applications".
Journal of Bionic Engineering,   2020, 17: 405-420
Zhizhi Sheng, Jian Zhang, Jing Liu, Yunmao Zhang, Xinyu Chen, Xu Hou.
"Liquid-Based Porous Membranes".
Chemical Society Reviews,   2020, 49: 7907-7928 (Invited, selected as the 2020 Emerging Investigators Issue)
Miao Wang, Lei Zhou, Yaqi Hou, Wen He, Wei Liu, Feng Wu, Xu Hou.
"Dynamic and Reversible Electrowetting with Low Voltage on the Dimethicone Infused Carbon Nanotube Array in Air".
Chinese Chemical Letters,   2020, 31: 1914-1918
Lejian Yu, Miao Wang, Xu Hou.
"Advances in Carbon-Based Nanogenerators".
Chemistry (Huaxue Tongbao),   2020, 83: 482-487
Hui Xiong, Xinwen Xie, Miao Wang, Yaqi Hou, Xu Hou.
"CVD Grown Carbon Nanotubes on Reticulated Skeleton for Brine Desalination".
Acta Physico-Chimica Sinica,   2020, 1912008
Kan Zhan, Ziyi Li, Jun Chen, Yaqi Hou, Jian Zhang, Runqing Sun, Zhengxiang Bu, Lingyun Wang, Miao Wang, Xinyu Chen, Xu Hou.
"Tannic Acid Modified Single Nanopore with Multivalent Metal Ions Recognition and Ultra-Trace Level Detection".
Nano Today,   2020, 33: 100868
Jian Zhang, Kan Zhan, Shuli Wang, Xu Hou.
"Soft Interface Design for Electrokinetic Energy Conversion".
Soft Matter,   2020, 16: 2915-2927 (Invited paper)
Wei Lv, Zhizhi Sheng, Yinglin Zhu, Jing Liu, Yi Lei, Rongrong Zhang, Xinyu Chen, Xu Hou.
"Highly Stretchable and Reliable Graphene Oxide-Reinforced Liquid Gating Membranes for Tunable Gas/Liquid Transport".
Microsystems & Nanoengineering,   2020, 6: 43 (Invited paper)
Alexander B. Tesler, Zhizhi Sheng, Wei Lv, Yi Fan, David Fricke, Kyoo-Chul Park, Jack Alvarenga, Joanna Aizenberg, Xu Hou.
"Metallic Liquid Gating Membranes".
ACS Nano,   2020, 14: 2465-2474
Lin Wang, Miao Wang, Guangchao Wan, Xing Guo, Xinwen Xie, Wei Liu, Yunmao Zhang, Jing Fan, Xu Hou, Zi Chen.
"Porosity-Tunable Structures with “Fossilized” Bubbles".
ACS Applied Polymer Materials,   2020, 2: 497-504
Xu Hou.
"Liquid Gating Membrane".
National Science Review,   2020, 7: 9–11
Shuli Wang, Xian Yang, Feng Wu, Lingli Min, Xinyu Chen, Xu Hou.
"Inner Surface Design of Functional Microchannels for Microscale Flow Control".
Small,   2020, 16: 1905318 (Invited paper)
Yaqi Hou, Yi Ye, Zhongjie Du, Chen Zhang, Jianguo Mi, Xu Hou.
"Different Defect Morphologies in Polyethylene Crystal Induced by Surface Physicochemical Properties".
Chinese Chemical Letters,   2020, 31: 1640-1643
Kan Zhan, Ping Lu, Jian Dong, Xu Hou.
"Polymer Hydrogel Confined Palladium Nanoparticles as Recyclable Catalysts for Suzuki and Heck Cross-Coupling Reactions".
Chinese Chemical Letters,   2020, 31: 1630-1634
Lingli Min, Haohui Zhang, Hong Pan, Feng Wu, Yuhang Hu, Zhizhi Sheng, Miao Wang, Mengchuang Zhang, Shuli Wang, Xinyu Chen, Xu Hou.
"Controllable Liquid-Liquid Printing with Defect-Free, Corrosion Resistance, Unrestricted Wetting Condition".
iScience,   2019, 19: 93–100
Wei Liu, Miao Wang, Zhizhi Sheng, Yunmao Zhang, Shuli Wang, Long Qiao, Yaqi Hou, Mengchuang Zhang, Xinyu Chen, Xu Hou.
"Mobile Liquid Gating Membrane System for Smart Piston and Valve Applications".
Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research,   2019, 58: 11976-11984 (Invited paper)
Jian Zhang, Ziyi Li, Kan Zhan, Runqing Sun, Zhizhi Sheng, Miao Wang, Shuli Wang, Xu Hou.
"Two Dimensional Nanomaterial-based Separation Membranes".
Electrophoresis,   2019, 40: 2029–2040 (Invited paper)
Yongliang Tang, Liuxuan Cao, Kan Zhan, YuXie, Daoheng Sun, Xu Hou, Songyue Chen.
"Performance Analysis of Solid-State Nanopore Chemical Sensor".
Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical,   2019, 286: 315-320
Yi Fan, Zhizhi Sheng, Jun Chen, Hong Pan, Baiyi Chen, Feng Wu, Shuli Wang, Xinyu Chen, Xu Hou.
"Visual Chemical Detection Mechanism by Liquid Gating System with Dipole-Induced Interfacial Molecular Reconfiguration".
Angewandte Chemie International Edition,   2019, 58: 3967-3971
Miao Wang, Haiqiang Meng, Dan Wang, Yajun Yin, Peter Stroeve, Yunmao Zhang, Zhizhi Sheng, Baiyi Chen, Kan Zhan, Xu Hou.
"Dynamic Curvature Nanochannel-based Membrane with Anomalous Ionic Transport Behaviors and Reversible Rectification Switch".
Advanced Materials,   2019, 31: 1805130
Lingli Min, Hong Pan, Songyue Chen, Chunyan Wang, Nv Wang, Jian Zhang, Yang Cao, Xinyu Chen, Xu Hou.
"Recent Progress in Bio-Inspired Electrospun Materials".
Composites Communications,   2019, 11: 12-20 (Invited paper)
Qingmeng Pi, Sushila Maharjan, Xiang Yan, Xiao Liu, Bijay Singh, Anne Metje van Genderen, Felipe Robledo-Padilla, Roberto Parra-Saldivar, Ning Hu, Weitao Jia, Changliang Xu, Jian Kang, Shabir Hassan, Haibo Cheng, Xu Hou, Ali Khademhosseini, Yu Shrike Zhang.
"Digitally Tunable Microflidic Bioprinting of Multilayered Cannular Tissues".
Advanced Materials,  2018, 30: 1706913
Lingli Min, Songyue Chen, XinwenXie, Hepeng Dong, Hong Pan, Zhizhi Sheng, Honglong Wang, Feng Wu, Miao Wang, Xu Hou.
"Development and Application of Bio-Inspired Microfluidics".
International Journal of Modern Physics B  2018, 32 (18): 1840013 (Invited and Translated in English from Acta Physica Sinica, 2016, 65 (17): 178301)
Ning Hu, Tianxing Wang, Hao Wan, Liujing Zhuang, Ralf Kettenhofen, XiaoyuZhang, Yu Shrike Zhang, Wanhong Xu, Matthias Gossmann, Heribert Bohlen, Xu Hou, Ping Wang.
"Synchronized Electromechanical Integration Recording of Cardiomyocytes".
Biosensors and Bioelectronics  2018, 117: 354-365
Xian Yang, Lingli Min, Yinglin Zhu, Liuxuan Cao, Yanbo Xie, Xu Hou.
"Recent Research Progress on Nanopores and Nanochannels Based Electrokinetical Energy Conversion Systems".
Chinese Journal of Applied Chemistry  2018, 35 (6): 613–624
Xu Hou, Zuzanna S. Siwy, Mathias Ulbricht.
"Advances in Multi‐Scale Pores and Channels Systems".
Small  2018, 14: 1800908
Guangliang Zhou, Guang Yang, Xilin Li, Baiyi Chen, Jing Fan, Xu Hou, Shaobing Zhou.
"Flexible Polymer Ultra-Fine Fiber with Extreme Toughness".
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces  2018, 10 (17): 14276–14280
Songyue Chen, Yongliang Tang, Kan Zhan, Daoheng Sun, Xu Hou.
"Chemiresistive Nanosensors with Convex/Concave Structures".
Nano Today  2018, 20: 84-100
Yinglin Zhu, Kan Zhan, Xu Hou.
"Interface Design of Nanochannels for Energy Utilization".
ACS Nano  2018, 12 (2): 908-911
Xu Hou, Jianyu Li, Alexander B. Tesler, Yuxing Yao, Miao Wang, Lingli Min, Zhizhi Sheng, Joanna Aizenberg.
"Dynamic Air/Liquid Pockets for Guiding Microscale Flow".
Nature Communications  2018, 9 (1): 733
Zhizhi Sheng, Honglong Wang, Yongliang Tang, Miao Wang, Lizhi Huang, Lingli Min, Haiqiang Meng, Songyue Chen, Lei Jiang, Xu Hou.
"Liquid Gating Elastomeric Porous System with Dynamically Controllable Gas/Liquid Transport".
Science Advances  2018, 4 (2): eaao6724
Kan Zhan, Xu Hou.
"Tunable Microscale Porous Systems with Dynamic Liquid Interfaces".
Small  2018, 14: 1703283
Heetak Han, Jung Seung Lee, Hyunchul Kim, Sera Shin, Jaehong Lee, Jongchan Kim, Xu Hou, Seung-Woo Cho, Jungmok Seo, Taeyoon Lee.
"Single-Droplet Multiplex Bioassay on a Robust and Stretchable Extreme Wetting Substrate through Vacuum-Based Droplet Manipulation".
ACS Nano  2018, 12 (2): 932–941
Feng Wu, Songyue Chen, Baiyi Chen, Miao Wang, Lingli Min, Jack Alvarenga, Jie Ju, Ali Khademhosseini, Yuxing Yao, Yu Shrike Zhang, Joanna Aizenberg, Xu Hou.
"Bioinspired Universal Flexible Elastomer-Based Microchannels".
Small  2018, 14: 1702170
Yijun Zheng, Xiao Liu, Jiajia Xu, Huaixia Zhao, Xinhong Xiong, Xu Hou, Jiaxi Cui.
"Thermoresponsive Mobile Interfaces with Switchable Wettability, Optical Properties, and Penetrability".
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces  2017, 9 (40): 35483–35491
Amir Nasajpour, Serena Mandla, Sindu Shree, Ebrahim Mostafavi, Roholah Sharifi, Akbar Khalilpour, Saghi Saghazadeh, Shabir Hassan, Michael J. Mitchell, Jeroen Leijten, Xu Hou, Alireza Moshaverinia, Nasim Annabi, Rainer Adelung, Yogendra Kumar Mishra, SuRyon Shin, Ali Tamayol, Ali Khademhosseini.
"Nanostructured Fibrous Membranes with Rose Spike-like Architecture".
Nano Letter  2017, 17 (10): 6235–6240
Xinwen Xie, Lizhi Huang, Songyue Chen, Xu Hou.
"Bionic Design: A bridge between creatures and new materials".
Zhangjiang Science and Technology Review  2017, 3: 35-38
Miao Wang, Lingli Min, Xu Hou .
"‘Liquid Gate’— Close the Door from a New View".
Science  2017, 69 (5): 18-20 (Chinese)
Yinglin Zhu, Feng Wu, Lingli Min, Zhizhi Sheng, Lizhi Huang, Miao Wang, Xu Hou.
"Bio-Inspired Multi-Scale Pores and Channels".
ISBE Newsletter  2017, Issue 1, Page 12
Jie Ju, Xi Yao, Xu Hou, Qihan Liu, Yu Shrike Zhang, Ali Khademhosseini.
"A Highly Stretchable and Robust Non-fluorinated Superhydrophobic Surface".
Journal of Materials Chemistry A  2017, 5: 16273–16280
Yanzhe Qin, Yongyou Hu, Stephan Koehler, Liheng Cai, Junjie Wen, Xiaojun Tan, Weiwei L. Xu, Qian Sheng, Xu Hou, Jianming Xue, Miao Yu, David Weitz.
"Ultrafast Nanofiltration through Large-scale Single-layered Graphene Membranes".
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces  2017, 9 (11): 9239–9244
Xu Hou, Yu Shrike Zhang, Grissel Trujillo-de Santiago, Mario Moisés Alvarez, João Ribas, Steven J. Jonas, Paul S. Weiss, Anne M. Andrews, Joanna Aizenberg, Ali Khademhosseini.
"Interplay between Materials and Microfluidics".
Nature Reviews Materials  2017, 2: 17016 
Zhizhi Sheng, Xiao Liu, Linli Min, Honglong Wang, Wei Liu, Miao Wang, Lizhi Huang, Feng Wu, Xu Hou.
"Bioinspired Approaches for Medical Devices".
Chinese Chemical Letters  2017, 28: 1131-1134
Lingli Min, Songyue Chen, Zhizhi Sheng, Honglong Wang, Feng Wu, Miao Wang, Xu Hou.
"Development and Application of Bio-Inspired and Biomimetic Microfluidics".
Acta Physica Sinica  2016, 65 (17): 178301 (In Chinese)
Xu Hou.
"Smart Gating Multi-Scale Pore/Channel-Based Membranes".
Advanced Materials  2016, 28: 7049-7064
Huacheng Zhang, Ye Tian, Jue Hou, Xu Hou,Guanglei Hou, Ranwen Ou, Huangting Wang, Lei Jiang.
"Bioinspired Smart Gate-Location-Controllable Single Nanochannels: Experiment and Theoretical Simulation".
ACS Nano  2015, 9 (12): 12264-12273
Xu Hou, Yuhang Hu, Alison Grinthal, Mughees Khan, Joanna Aizenberg.
“Liquid-based Gating Mechanism with Tunable Multiphase Selectivity and Antifouling Behaviour”.
Nature  2015, 519 (7541): 70-73
Caitlin Howell, Thy L. Vu, Christopher P. Johnson, Xu Hou,Onye Ahanotu, Jack Alvarenga, Daniel C Leslie, Oktay Uzun, Anna Waterhouse, Philseok Kim, Michael Super, Michael Aizenberg, Donald E Ingber, Joanna Aizenberg.
"Stability of Surface-Immobilized Lubricant Interfaces under Flow".
Chemistry of Materials  2015, 27 (5): 1792-1800
Huacheng Zhang, Xu Hou,Jue Hou, Lu Zeng, Ye Tian, Lin Li, Lei Jiang.
"Synthetic Asymmetric‐Shaped Nanodevices with Symmetric pH‐Gating Characteristics".
Advanced Functional Materials  2015, 25 (7): 1102-1110
Huacheng Zhang, Xu Hou,Zhe Yang, Dadong Yan, Lin Li, Ye Tian, Huanting Wang, Lei Jiang.
"Bio‐inspired Smart Single Asymmetric Hourglass Nanochannels for Continuous Shape and Ion Transport Control".
Small  2015, 11 (7): 786-791
Lu Zeng, Zhe Yang, Huacheng Zhang, Xu Hou,Ye Tian, Fu Yang, Jianjun Zhou, Lin Li, Lei Jiang.
"Tunable Ionic Transport Control inside a Bio‐Inspired Constructive Bi‐Channel Nanofluidic Device".
Small  2014, 10 (4): 793-801
Xu Hou.
"Bionic Asymmetrical Design and Preparation of Micro and Nano Pores/Channels".
Materials China  2013, 12 (32): 766
Yan Kong, Xia Fan, MingHui Zhang, Xu Hou,ZhaoYue Liu, Jin Zhai, Lei Jiang.
"Nanofluidic Diode Based on Branched Alumina Nanochannels with Tunable Ionic Rectification".
ACS applied materials & interfaces  2013, 5 (16): 7931-7936
Huacheng Zhang, Xu Hou,Lu Zeng, Fu Yang, Lin Li, Dadong Yan, Ye Tian, Lei Jiang.
"Bioinspired Artificial Single Ion Pump".
Journal of the American Chemical Society  2013, 135 (43): 16102-16110
Ye Tian, Liping Wen, Xu Hou,Guanglei Hou, Lei Jiang.
"Bioinspired Ion‐Transport Properties of Solid‐State Single Nanochannels and Their Applications in Sensing".
ChemPhysChem  2012, 13 (10): 2455-2470
Minghui Zhang, Xu Hou,Jingtao Wang, Ye Tian, Xia Fan, Jin Zhai, Lei Jiang.
"Light and pH Cooperative Nanofluidic Diode Using a Spiropyran‐Functionalized Single Nanochannel".
Advanced Materials  2012, 24 (18): 2424-2428
Xu Hou, Huacheng Zhang, Lei Jiang.
"Building Bio-Inspired Artificial Functional Nanochannels: From Symmetric to Asymmetric Modification".
Angewandte Chemie International Edition  2012, 51 (22): 5296-5307
Jun Gao, Wei Guo, Hua Geng, Xu Hou,Zhigang Shuai, Lei Jiang.
"Layer-by-layer Removal of Insulating Few-Layer Mica Flakes for Asymmetric Ultra-Thin Nanopore Fabrication".
Nano Research  2012, 5 (2): 99-108
Qianqian Zhang, Zhaoyue Liu, Xu Hou,Xia Fan, Jin Zhai, Lei Jiang.
"Light-regulated Ion Transport through Artificial Ion Channels Based on TiO 2 Nanotubular Arrays".
Chemical Communications  2012, 48 (47): 5901-5903
Ye Tian, Xu Hou, Lei Jiang.
"Biomimetic Ionic Rectifier Systems: Asymmetric Modification of Single Nanochannels by Ion Sputtering Technology".
Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry  2011, 656 (1): 231-236
Cuiping Han, Xu Hou, Huacheng Zhang, Wei Guo, Haibing Li, Lei Jiang.
"Enantioselective Recognition in Biomimetic Single Artificial Nanochannels".
Journal of the American Chemical Society  2011, 133 (20): 7644-7647
Hua Dong, Rongxin Nie, Xu Hou, Peirong Wang, Jiachang Yue, Lei Jiang.
"Assembly of F 0 F 1-ATPase into Solid State Nanoporous Membrane".
Chemical Communications  2011, 47 (11): 3102-3104
Hongwei Xia, Fan Xia, Yecang Tang, Wei Guo, Xu Hou, Li Chen, Yi Hou, Guangzhao Zhang, Lei Jiang.
"Tuning Surface Wettability through Supramolecular Interactions".
Soft Matter  2011, 7 (5): 1638-1640
Xu Hou, Wei Guo, Lei Jiang.
"Biomimetic Smart Nanopores and Nanochannels".
Chemical Society Review  2011, 40 (5):2385-2401
Liping Wen, Xu Hou, Ye Tian, Jin Zhai, Lei Jiang.
"Bio‐inspired Photoelectric Conversion Based on Smart‐Gating Nanochannels".
Advanced Functional Materials  2010, 20 (16): 2636-2642
Xu Hou, Fu Yang, Lin Li, Yanlin Song, Lei Jiang, Daoben Zhu.
"A Biomimetic Asymmetric Responsive Single Nanochannel".
Journal of the American Chemical Society  2010, 132 (33): 11736-11742
Xu Hou, Yujie Liu, Hua Dong, Fu Yang, Lin Li, Lei Jiang.
"A pH-Gating Ionic Transport Nanodevice: Asymmetric Chemical Modification of Single Nanochannels".
Advanced Materials  2010, 22 (22):2440-2443
Ye Tian, Xu Hou, Liping Wen, Wei Guo, Yanlin Song, Hongzhe Sun, Yugang Wang, Lei Jiang, Daoben Zhu.
"A Biomimetic Zinc Activated Ion Channel".
Chemical Communications  2010, 46 (10): 1682-1684
Liping Wen, Xu Hou, Ye Tian, Fu‐Qiang Nie, Yanlin Song, Jin Zhai, Lei Jiang.
"Bioinspired Smart Gating of Nanochannels Toward Photoelectric‐Conversion Systems".
Advanced Materials  2010, 22 (9): 1021-1024
Xu Hou, Hua Dong, Daoben Zhu, Lei Jiang.
"Fabrication of Stable Single Nanochannels with Controllable Ionic Rectification".
Small  2010, 6 (3): 361-365
Wei Guo, Hongwei Xia, Fan Xia, Xu Hou, Liuxuan Cao, Lin Wang, Jianming Xue, Guangzhao Zhang, Yanlin Song, Daoben Zhu, Yugang Wang, Lei Jiang.
"Current Rectification in Temperature‐Responsive Single Nanopores".
ChemPhysChem  2010, 11 (4): 859-864
Xu Hou, Lei Jiang.
"Learning from Nature: Building Bio-Inspired Smart Nanochannels".
ACS Nano  2009, 3 (11): 3339-3342
Xu Hou, Wei Guo, Fan Xia, Fu-Qiang Nie, Hua Dong, Ye Tian, Liping Wen, Lin Wang, Liuxuan Cao, Yang Yang, Jianming Xue, Yanlin Song, Yugang Wang, Dongsheng Liu, Lei Jiang.
"A Biomimetic Potassium Responsive Nanochannel: G-Quadruplex DNA Conformational Switching in A Synthetic Nanopore".
Journal of the American Chemical Society  2009, 131 (22): 7800-7805
Fan Xia, Wei Guo, Youdong Mao, Xu Hou, Jianming Xue, Hongwei Xia, Lin Wang, Yanling Song, Hang Ji, Qi Ouyang, Yugang Wang, Lei Jiang.
"Gating of Single Synthetic Nanopores by Proton-Driven DNA Molecular Motors".
Journal of the American Chemical Society  2008, 130 (26): 8345-8350