83. J. X. Li, P. Yu, S. Zhang, and N. Liu
      A reusable metasurface template
      Nano Letters,

82. X. Y. Duan, S. T. White, Y. Y. Cui, F. Neubrech, Y. F. Gao, R. F. Haglund, and N. Liu
      Reconfigurable multi-state optical systems enabled by VO2 phase transitions


81. J. X. Li, P. Yu, S. Zhang, and N. Liu
      Electrically-controlled digital metasurface device for light projection displays
      Nature Communications 11, 3574 (2020).


80. F. Neubrech, X. Y. Duan, and N. Liu
      Dynamic plasmonic color generation enabled by functional materials
      Science Advances 6,eabc2709 (2020).


79. C. Y. Zhou, Y. J. Yang, H. F. Li, F. Gao, C. Y. Song, D. L. Yang, F. Xu, N. Liu, Y. G. Ke, and P. F. Wang
      Programming surface-enhanced Raman Scattering of DNA origami-templated metamolecules
      Nano Letters 20, 3155 (2020).


78. J. X. Li, Y. Q. Chen, Y. Q. Hu, H. G. Duan, and N. Liu
      Magnesium-based metasurfaces for dual-function switching between dynamic holography and dynamic color display
      ACS Nano 14, 7892 (2020).


77. K. Göpfrich, M. Urban, C. Frey, L. Platman, J. Spatz, and N. Liu
      Dynamic actuation of DNA-assembled plasmonic nanostructures in microfluidic cell-sized compartments
      Nano Letters 20, 1571 (2020).


76. F. Neubrech, M. Hentschel, and N. Liu
      Reconfigurable plasmonic chirality: fundamentals and applications
      Invited review
      Advanced Materials 32, 1905640 (2020).


75. A. Peil, P. F. Zhan, and N. Liu
      DNA origami catenanes templated by gold nanoparticles
      Cover Article
      Small 16, 1905987 (2020).


74. W. Fang, S. Jia, J. Chao, L. Wang, X. Y. Duan, H. Liu, Q. Li, X. Zuo, Li. Wang, N. Liu, and C. H. Fan
      Quantizing single-molecule surface-enhanced Raman scattering with DNA origami metamolecules
      Science Advances 5, eaau4506 (2019).


73. P. F. Zhan, S. Both, T. Weiss, and N. Liu
      DNA-assembled multilayer sliding nanosystems
      Nano Letters 19, 6385 (2019).


72. L. Xin, C. Zhou, X. Y. Duan, and N. Liu
      A rotary plasmonic nanoclock
      Nature Communications 10, 5394 (2019).
Top 50 Physics Articles in Nature Communications in 2019

71. Y. Q. Hu, X. H. Luo, Y. Q. Chen, Q. Liu, X. Li, Y. S. Wang, N. Liu, and H. G. Duan
      3D-integrated metasurfaces for full-color holography
      Light: Science & Applications 8, 86 (2019).


70. P. F. Zhan, M. J. Urban, S. Both, X. Y. Duan, A. Kuzyk, T. Weiss, and N. Liu
      DNA-assembled nanoarchitectures with multiple components in regulated and coordinated motion
      Science Advances 5, eaax6023 (2019).


69. P. Yu, J. X. Li, X. Li, G. Schütz, M. Hirscher, S. Zhang, and N. Liu
      Generation of switchable singular beams with dynamic metasurfaces
      ACS Nano 13, 7100 (2019).


68. X. Y. Duan and N. Liu
      Magnesium for dynamic nanoplasmonics
      Invited review
      Accounts of Chemical Research 52, 1979 (2019).


67. N. Liu
      DNA nanotechnology for building artificial dynamic systems
      Invited perspective
      MRS Bulletin 44, 576 (2019).


66. M. Urban, C. Shen, X. Kong, C. Zhu, A. O. Govorov, Q. B. Wang, M. Hentschel, and N. Liu
      Chiral plasmonic nanostructures enabled by bottom-up approaches
Invited review
      Annual Review of Physical Chemistry 70, 275 (2019).


65. L. Xin, M. Lu, S. Both, M. Pfeiffer, M. J. Urban, C. Zhou, H. Yan, T. Weiss, N. Liu, and K. Lindfors
      Watching a single fluorophore molecule walk into a plasmonic hotspot
'ACS Editor's Choice'
      ACS Photonics 6, 985 (2019).



 64. C. Zhou, L. Xin, X. Y. Duan, M. Urban, and N. Liu
       A dynamic plasmonic system that responds to thermal and aptamer-target regulations
Nano Letters 18, 7395 (2018).


 63. X. Y. Duan and N. Liu
       Scanning plasmonic color display
       ACS Nano 12, 8817 (2018).


 62. X. Y. Duan, R. Griessen, R. J. Wijngaarden, S. Kamin, and N. Liu
       Self-recording and manipulation of fast long-range hydrogen diffusion in quasi-free magnesium
       Physical Review Materials 2, 085802 (2018).

 61. P. Yu, J. X. Li, S. Zhang, Z. W. Jin, G. Schütz, C. W. Qiu, M. Hirscher, and N. Liu
       Dynamic Janus metasurfaces in the visible spectral region
Nano Letters 18, 4584 (2018).


  1. J. X. Li, S. Kamin, G. X. Zheng, F. Neubrech, S. Zhang, and N. Liu
    Addressable metasurfaces for dynamic holography and optical information encryption
    Science Advances 4, eaar6768 (2018).
  1. A. Kuzyk, R. Jungmann, G. Acuna, and N. Liu
    DNA origami route for nanophotonics
    Cover article, Invited perspective
    ACS Photonics 5, 1151 (2018).
  1. M. J. Urban, S. Both, C. Zhou, A. Kuzyk, K. Lindfors, T. Weiss, and N. Liu
    Gold nanocrystal-mediated sliding of doublet DNA origami filaments
    Nature Communications 9, 1454 (2018).
  1. N. Liu and T. Liedl
    DNA-assembled advanced plasmonic architectures
    Cover article, Invited review
    Chemical Reviews 118, 3032 (2018).
  1. M. Matuschek, D. Singh, H. Jeong, M. Nesterov, T. Weiss, P. Fischer, F. Neubrech, and N. Liu
    Chiral plasmonic hydrogen sensors
    Cover article
    Small 14, 1702990 (2018).


  1. X. Lan, Z. M. Su, Y. D. Zhou, T. Meyer, Y. G. Ke, Q. B. Wang, W. Chiu, N. Liu, S. L. Zou, H. Yan, and Y. Liu
    Programmable supra-assembly of DNA surface adapter for tunable chiral directional self-assembly of gold nanorods
    Angewandte Chemie International Edition 56, 14632 (2017).
  1. C. Zhou, X. Y. Duan, and N. Liu
    DNA nanotechnology-enabled chiral plasmonics: from static to dynamic
    Invited review, Cover article
    Accounts of Chemical Research 50, 2906 (2017).
    News article at HEISE 'Physiker Basteln Nano-Systeme aus DNA'
  1. Y. Chen, X. Duan, M. Matuschek, Y. Zhou, F. Neubrech, H. Duan, and N. Liu
    Dynamic Color Displays Using Stepwise Cavity Resonators
    Nano Letters 17, 5555 (2017).
  1. M. Hentschel, M. Schäferling, X. Y. Duan, H. Giessen, and N. Liu
    Chiral plasmonics
    Invited review
    Science Advances 3, e1602735 (2017).
  1. A. Kuzyk, M. Urban, A. Idili, F. Ricci, and N. Liu
    Selective control of reconfigurable chiral plasmonic metamolecules
    Science Advances 3, e1602803 (2017).
    News article at Aalto University: "Self-assembled nanostructures can be selectively controlled".
  1. X. Y. Duan, S. Kamin, and N. Liu
    Dynamic plasmonic colour display
    Nature Communications 8, 14606 (2017).
    News article at MPG 'Magic ink from the nanoworld".
    News article at the EU Research & Innovation Magazine 'Fireworks on a pinhead as electrons enable colours in 100 000 pixels per inch'.



  1. M. Urban, P. Dutta, P. Wang, X. Y. Duan, X. B. Shen, B. Ding, Y. G. Ke, and N. Liu
    Plasmonic toroidal metamolecules assembled by DNA origami
    JACS 138, 5495 (2016).

  2. X. Y. Duan, S. Kamin, F. Sterl, H. Giessen, and N. Liu
    Hydrogen-regulated chiral nanoplasmonics
    Nano Lett. 16, 1462 (2016).

  3. A. Kuzyk, Y. Y. Yang, X. Y. Duan, S. Stoll, A. O. Govorov, H. Sugiyama, M. Endo, and N. Liu
    A light-driven 3D plasmonic nanosystem that translates molecular motion into reversible chiroptical function
    Nature Communications 7, 10591 (2016).
    News article at MPG 'Nanoscharnier – mit Licht geschmiert'.
    Featured highlight in perspective article 'Applying plasmonics to a sustainable future' by Mark Brongersma in Science.


  1. M. Urban, C. Zhou, X. Y. Duan, and N. Liu
    Optically resolving the dynamic walking of a plasmonic walker couple
    Nano Lett. 15, 8392 (2015).

  2. X. Y. Duan, S. Yue, and N. Liu
    Understanding complex chiral plasmonics
    Nanoscale 7, 17237 (2015).

  3. C. Zhou, X. Y. Duan, and N. Liu
    A plasmonic nanorod that walks on DNA origami
    Nature Communications 6, 8102 (2015).
    News article at MPG 'Nanotechnologie: Nanoläufer im Laserblick'.


  1. A. Tittl, M. G. Harats, R. Walter, X. Y. Yin, M. Schäferling, N. Liu, R. Rapaport, and H. Giessen
    Quantitative angle-resolved small-spot reflectance measurements on plasmonic perfect absorbers: impedance matching and disorder effects
    ACS Nano 8, 10885 (2014)

  2. N. Li, A. Tittl, S. Yue, H. Giessen, C. Song, B. Ding, and N. Liu
    DNA-assembled bimetallic plasmonic nanosensors
    Nature Light Science and Applications 3, e226 (2014).
    Featured highlight in perspective article ‘Nanoplasmonic sensing and detection’ by Mark Stockman in Science

  3. A. Kuzyk, R. Schreiber, H. Zhang, A. Govorov, T. Liedl, and N. Liu
    3D reconfigurable plasmonic metamolecules
    Nature Materials 13, 862 (2014).
    News and Views by Andrea Di Falco in Nature Materials, ‘Chiral plasmonic nanostructures: Twisted by DNA
    News article at MPG 'DNA als Lichtschalter'.
    News article in Nanowerk 'DNA used as a nano-gold lightswitch'.
  4. A. Tittl, H. Giessen, and N. Liu
    Plasmonic gas and chemical sensing
    Invited review
    Nanophotonics 3, 157 (2014).


  1. X. B. Shen, P. F. Zhan, A. Kuzyk, Q. Liu, A. Asenjo-Garcia, H. Zhang, F. J. García de Abajo, A. Govorov, B. Q. Ding, and N. Liu
    3D plasmonic chiral colloids
    Nanoscale 6, 2077 (2013).

  2. X. b. Shen, A. Asenjo-Garcia, Q. Liu, Q. Jiang, J. García de Abajo, N. Liu*, and B. Q. Ding*
    3D plasmonic chiral tetramers assembled by DNA origami
    Nano Lett. 13, 2128 (2013).

  3. A. Tittl, X. Yin, H. Giessen, X. D. Tian, Z. Q. Tian, C. Kremers, D. N. Chigrin, and N. Liu
    Plasmonic smart dust for probing local chemical reactions
    Nano Lett. 13, 1816 (2013).
    News article in Chemistry World ‘Plasmonic smart dust conjures kinetics clues’.
    News article in Nanowerk ‘Plasmonic smart dust to probe local chemical reactions’.

  4. N. Liu*, F. Wen*, Y. Zhao*, Y. M. Wang, P. Nordlander, N. J. Halas, and A. Alu          
    Individual nanoantennas loaded with three-dimensional optical nanocircuits
    Nano Lett. 13, 142 (2013).
    Featured highlight ‘Optical nanocircuits’ in Nature Materials 12, 178 (2013).


  1. F. Wen*, J. Ye*, N. Liu*, P. Nordlander, and N. J. Halas                                                              
    Plasmonic transmutation: introducing new modes in nanoclusters by adding dielectric nanoparticles
    Nano Lett. 12, 5020 (2012).

  2. N. Liu*, S. Mukherjee*, K. Bao*, Y. Li, L. Brown, P. Nordlander, and N. J. Halas                     
    Manipulating magnetic plasmon propagation in metallic nanocluster networks                               
    ACS Nano 6, 5482 (2012).
    News article in ‘Fused molecules guide magnetic plasmons’.

  3. M. Hentschel, M. Schäferling, Th. Weiss, N. Liu, and H. Giessen                                           
    Three-dimensional chiral plasmonic oligomers                                                 
    Nano Lett. 12, 2542 (2012).

  4. T. J. Davis, M. Hentschel, N. Liu, and H. Giessen                                                                
    Analytical model of the three-dimensional plasmonic ruler                                                         
    ACS Nano 6, 1291 (2012).
    Featured highlight ‘How 3D Plasmonic rulers measure up?’ in ACS Nano 6, 990 (2012).

  5. N. Liu and A. Pucci,                                                                                                            
    Know your molecules                                                                                                 
    Nature Materials 11, 9 (2012).

  6. X. B. Shen, C. Song, J. Y. Wang, D. W. Shi, Z. G. Wang, N. Liu*, B. Q. Ding*                
    Rolling up gold nanoparticle-dressed DNA origami into three-dimensional plasmonic chiral nanostructures                  
    JACS 134, 146 (2012).

  7. N. Liu*, S. Mukherjee*, K. Bao*, L. Brown, J. Dorfmüller, P. Nordlander, and N. J. Halas              
    Magnetic plasmon formation and propagation in artificial aromatic molecules                      &n