Book/Book Chapters

1.  S. Agarwala and G. W. Ho, “Quasi-3D Architecture for Iron Oxide and Its Influence on Solar Cell Performance”.

Handbook of Functional Nanomaterials, 37-48. Part 1 Synthesis and modification. Nova Science Publishers, Ltd. New York, 2012.

2.  G. W. Ho, ”Semiconductor oxide nanostructures for field effect transistor applications”.

Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, American Scientific Publishers, 2011.

3. G. W. Ho, “Synthesis and characterization of metal oxide nanostructures for gas sensing applications”.

Metal oxide nanostructures and their applications, American Scientific Publishers, 2010.

4. J. Wang, W. L. Ong, L. Zhu, M. Gao, G. W. Ho “TiO2-based Heterogeneous Catalysis for Photocatalytic Hydrogen Generation and Photodegradation”.  Sustainable Inorganic Chemistry, Wiley publisher, 2016.


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Recent Publications

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133. Meng F-L, Yilmaz G., Ding T. P., Gao M., Ho G. W. “Hybrid solar absorber electrocatalytic N doped carbon/alloy/semiconductor electrode for localized photothermic electrocatalysis” Advanced Materials, (2019)
132. Liow C.H., Lu X., Zeng K., Li S., Ho G. W. “Optically governed dynamic surface charge redistribution of hybrid plasmo-pyroelectric nanosystem” Small, (2019).  
131. Yilmaz G., Peh S. B., Zhao D., Ho G. W. “Atomic and molecular-level design of functional metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) and derivatives for energy and environmental applications.” Advanced Science, (2019).  
130. Zhu L., Ding T., Gao M., Peh K. N. C., Ho G. W. “Shape conformal and thermal insulative organic solar absorber sponge for photothermal water evaporation and thermoelectric power generation” Advanced Energy Materials, 9, 1900250 (2019). [PDF]
129. Yilmaz G., Yang T., Du. Y., Yu X., Feng Y. P., Shen L., Ho G. W. ” Simulated electrocatalytic hydrogen evolution activity of MOF-derived MoS2 basal domains via charge injection through surface functionalization and heteroatom doping” Advanced Science, 1900140, (2019). [PDF]
 128. Gao M., Peh K. N. C., Zhu L., Ho G. W. “Solar absorber material and system designs for photothermal water vaporization towards clean water and energy production” Energy & Environmental Science, 12, 841 (2019). [PDF]  
 127. Yang M-Q, Shen L., Lu Y., Chee S. W., Lu X., Chi X., Chen Z., Xu Q-H., Mirsaidov U., Ho G. W. “Disorder engineering in monolayer nanosheets enabling photothermic catalysis for full solar spectrum (250-2500 nm) harvesting” Angewandte Chemie, 58, 3077 (2019). [PDF]
126. Zhu L., Gao M. Peh C. K. N., Ho G. W. “Recent progress in solar-driven interfacial water evaporation: Advanced designs and applications” Nano Energy, 57, 507 (2019). [pdf]  
125. Yilmaz G., Tan C. F., Lim Y-F., Ho G. W. “Pseudomorphic Transformation of Interpenetrated Prussian Blue Analogues into Defective Nickel Iron Selenides for Enhanced Electrochemical and Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting” Advanced Energy Materials, 9, 1802983 (2019). [PDF]  
 124. Wu H., Yang T., Du Y., Shen L., Ho G. W. “Identification of facet-governing-reactivity in haematite for oxygen evolution” Advanced Materials, 30, 1804341 (2018). [PDF]
123. Lim K. J. H., Yilmaz G., Lim Y-F., Ho G. W. “Multi-compositional hierarchical nanostructured Ni3S2@MoSx/NiO electrode for enhanced electrocatalytic hydrogen generation and energy storage” Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 6, 20491 (2018). [PDF]  
 122. Ding T., Zhu L., Wang X-Q, Chan K. H., Lu X., Cheng Y. and Ho G. W. “Hybrid photothermal pyroelectric and thermoelectric generator for multi-situation low grade heat harvesting” Advanced Energy Materials 8, 1802397 (2018). [PDF]  
121. Wang X-Q., Tan C. F., Chan K. H., Lu X., Zhu L., Kim S-W. and Ho G. W. “In built thermo-mechanical cooperative feedback mechanism for self-propelled multimodal locomotion and electricity generation” Nature Communications, 9, 3438 (2018). [PDF]  
120. Ng S. W. L., Gao M., Ong W. L., Lim K. J. H., Peh C.K. N., Ho G. W. “Simultaneous In-situ Reduction and Embedment of Cu Nanoparticles into TiO2 for the Design of Exceptionally Active and Stable Photocatalyst” Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 6, 16213 (2018). [PDF]
119. Gao M., Peh K. N. C., Zhu L., Ho G. W. “Solar absorber gel: Localized macro-nano heat channeling for efficient plasmonic Au nanoflowers photothermic vaporization and triboelectric generation” Advanced Energy Materials, 8, 1800711 (2018). [PDF]  
118. Yang M-Q., Gao M., Hong M., Ho G. W. “Visible-to-NIR photon harvesting: progressive engineering of catalysts for solar powered environmental purification and fuels production” Advanced Materials 30, 1802894 (2018). [PDF]  
117. Cheng Y., Wang R., Chan K. H., Lu X, Sun J., Ho G. W. “A biomimetic conductive tendril for ultrastretchable and integratable electronics, muscles and sensors” ACS Nano, 12, 3898 (2018). [PDF]
116. Lim W. Y., Wu H., Lim Y. F., Ho G. W. “Facilitating the charge transfer of ZnMoS4/CuS p-n heterojunctions through ZnO intercalation for efficient photocatalytic hydrogen generation” Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 6, 11416 (2018). [PDF]  
115. Tan C. F., Zin A. K. S., Phan H. T., Liow C. H., Chen Z., Xu Q-H, Ho G. W. “Inverse Stellation of CuAu-ZnO multimetallic-semiconductor nanostartube for plasmon enhanced catalysis” ACS Nano, 12, 4512 (2018). [PDF]
 114.  Zhu L., Gao M., Peh K. N. C., Ho G. W. “Solar-driven photothermal nanostructured materials designs and prerequisites for evaporation and catalysis applications” Materials Horizon, 5, 323 (2018). [PDF]
113. Zhu L., Gao M., Peh K. N. C., Wang X. Q., Ho G. W. “Self-contained monolithic carbon sponges for solar-driven interfacial water evaporation distillation and electricity generation” Advanced Energy Materials, 8, 1702149 (2018). [PDF]  
112. Yilmaz G., Tan C. F., Hong M. and Ho G. W. “Functional defective metal-organic coordinated network of mesostructured nanoframes for enhanced electrocatalysis” Advanced Functional Materials, 28, 1704177 (2018) [PDF]
111. Wu H., Lu X., Zheng G., and Ho G. W. “Topotactic Engineering of ultrathin two dimensional nonlayered nickel selenides for full water electrolysis”  Advanced Energy Materials, 8, 1702704 (2018). [PDF]
110. Yang M-Q., Wang J., Wu H., and Ho G. W. “Noble metal-free nanocatalysts with vacancies for electrochemical water splitting” Small, 14, 1703323  (2018). [PDF]
109. Fang Z., Chan K. H., Lu X., Tan C. F., and Ho G. W. “Surface texturing and dielectric property tuning toward boosting of triboelectric nanogenerator performance”  Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 6, 52-57 (2018) [PDF]
108. Liow C. H., Lu X., Tan C. F., Chan K. H., Zeng K., Li S., and Ho G. W. “Spatially probed plasmonic photothermic nanoheater enhanced hybrid polymeric-metallic nanogenerator” Small, 14, 1702268 (2018). [PDF]
107. Ng S. W. L., Yilmaz G., Ong W. L., Ho G. W. “One-step activation towards spontaneous etching of hollow and hierarchical porous carbon nanospheres for enhanced pollutant adsorption and energy storage” Applied Catalysis B, 220, 533-541 (2018). [PDF]
 106. Yang M-Q, Xu Y-J, Lu W, Zeng K, Zhu H, Xu Q-H, Ho G. W. “Self-surface charge exfoliation and electrostatic coordinated 2D hetero-layered hybrids” Nature Communications, 8, 14224  (2017). [PDF]
105. Tan C. F., Azmansah S. A. B., Zhu H., Xu Q-H, Ho G. W. “Spontaneous Electroless Galvanic Cell Deposition of 3D Hierarchical and Interlaced S-M-S Heterostructures” Advanced Materials, 29, 1604417-1604417 (2017). [PDF]  
104. Zhang N., Li M., Tan C. F., Peh C. K. N., Sum T. C., and Ho G. W. “Plasmonic enhanced photochemical and photocatalytic performances of 1D coaxial Ag@Ag2S hybrids”  Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 5, 21570 (2017). [PDF]  
103. Cheng Y., Lu X., Chan K. H., Wang R., Cao Z., Sun J., and Ho G. W. “A stretchable fiber nanogenerator for versatile mechanical energy harvesting and self-powered full range personal healthcare monitoring” Nano Energy, 41, 511 (2017). [PDF]
102. Wang X-Q., Tan C. F., Chan K. H., Xu K., Hong M., Kim S-W, and Ho G. W. “Nanophotonic-engineered photothermal harnessing for waste heat management and pyroelectric generation” ACS Nano, 11, 10568-10574 (2017). [PDF]
101. Wang J., Zhu L., Dharan G., Ho G. W. “Electrodeposited Cobalt Phosphide Superstructures for Solar-driven Thermoelectrocatalytic Overall Water Splitting” Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 5, 16580 (2017). [PDF]Themed collection of 2017 JMCA hot papers  
 100. Yilmaz G., Yam K. M., Zhang C., Fan H. J., Ho G. W. “In situ transformation of MOFs into layered double hydroxide embedded metal sulphides for improved electrocatalytic and Supercapacitive Performance” Advanced Materials, 29, 1606814 (2017). [PDF]
99. Yang M-Q, Dan J., Pennycook S. J., Lu X., Zhu H., Xu Q. H., Fan H. J.,  Ho G. W. “Ultrathin nickel boron oxide nanosheets vertically assembled on graphene: A new hybrid  2D materials for enhanced photo/electrocatalysis”  Materials Horizons, 4, 885 (2017). [PDF]  
98. Gao M., Ng S. W. L., Chen L., Hong M., Ho G. W. “Self-regulating reversible photocatalytic-driven chromism of a cavity enhanced optical field TiO2/CuO nanocomposite”  Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 5, 10909 (2017). [PDF]Themed collection of 2017 JMCA hot papers  
97. Zhu L., Peh C. K. N., Zhu T., Lim Y-F, Ho G. W. “Bifunctional 2D-on-2D MoO3 nanobelt Ni(OH)2 nanosheets for supercapacitor-driven electrochromic energy storage”  Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 5, 8343-8351 (2017). [PDF]Themed collection of 2017 JMCA hot papers  
96. Zhu L., Ong W. L., Lu X., Zeng K., Fan H. J. and Ho G. W. “Substrate Friendly Growth of Large-Sized Ni(OH)2 Nanosheets for Flexible Electrochromic Films” Small, 13, 1700084 (2017). [PDF]
95.  Wu H., Zhu T., Lu X., and Ho G. W. “High-efficient electrocatalysts by unconventional acid-etching for overall water splitting” Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 5, 24153 (2017). [PDF]Themed collection of 2017 JMCA hot papers  
94. Lim W. Y., Lim Y.-F., Ho G. W. “Pseudomorphic-phase transformation of NiCo based ternary hierarchical 2D-1D nanostructures for enhanced electrocatalysis” Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 5, 919-924 (2017). [PDF]  
Selected Publications
12. Wang J., Tan C. F., Zhu T., Ho G. W. “Topotactic Consolidation of Monocrystalline CoZn Hydroxides Towards Advanced Oxygen Evolution Electrodes” Angewandte Chemie, 55, 10326–10330 (2016).  [PDF]  
11. Gao M., Peh K. N. C., Ho G. W. “Plasmonic Photothermic Directed Broadband Sunlight Harnessing for Seawater Catalysis and Desalination” Energy & Environmental Science, 9, 3151-3160 (2016). [PDF]  
10. Wang J., Ho G. W. “Corrosion-Mediated Self-Assembly (CMSA): Direct Writing Towards Sculpturing of 3D Tunable Functional Nanostructures” Angewandte Chemie, 54, 15804-15808 (2015). [PDF]
9. Zhu T., Wang J., Ho G. W. “Self-supported yolk-shell nanocolloids towards high capacitance and excellent cycling performance” Nano Energy, 18, 273-282 (2015). [PDF]
8. Zhu L., Tan C. F., Gao M., Ho G. W.  ”Design of metal oxide-organic framework (MoOF) foam microreactor; solar-induced direct pollutant degradation and hydrogen generation” Advanced Materials, 27, 7713–7719 (2015). [PDF]
7. Tan C. F, Ong W. L., Ho G. W. “Self-biased hybrid piezoelectric-photoelectrochemical cell with photocatalytic functionalities” ACS Nano, 9, 7661-7670 (2015). [PDF]
6. Kevin M., Lim Y. R., Ho G. W. “Facile control of copper nanowire via the Maillard reaction using food chemistry for large scale transparent flexible conductors” Green Chemistry, 17, 1120-1126 (2015). [PDF]
5. Zhu L., Hong M., Ho G. W. “Fabrication of wheat grain textured TiO2/CuO composite nanofibers for enhanced solar H2 generation and degradation performance” Nano Energy, 11, 28–37 (2015). [PDF]
4. Yang J., Luo F. F., Kao T. S., Li X., Ho G. W., Teng J. H. , Luo X. G., Hong M.H (2014) “Design and Fabrication of Broadband Ultralow Reflectivity Black Si Surfaces by Laser Micro/nano Processing”, Light: Science & Applications, 3, 185. [PDF]
3. Low Q. X., Ho G. W. (2014) “Facile structural tuning and compositing of iron oxide-graphene anode towards enhanced supacapacitive performance” Nano Energy, 5, 28-35. [PDF]  
2. Kevin, M., Lee, G. H. and Ho, G.W. (2012). “Non-planar geometries of solution processable transparent conducting oxide: From film characterization to architectured electrodes”, Energy & Environmental Science 5, 7196. [PDF]
 1.  Ho, G.W., Wong, A.S.W., Wee, A.T.S., Welland, M.E. (2004). “Self-assembled growth of coaxial crystalline nanowires”, Nano Letters 4 (10), pp. 2023-2026. [PDF]