Publications

undergraduate authors are in bold

Articles Prior to Rutgers University

  1. Cheng-Wei Lin, Logan A. Stewart, Sichen Zhao, Georgiy Akopov, Reza Mohammadi, Michael T. Yeung, Paul S. Weiss, Richard B. Kaner Effective Liquid Metal Seeds for Silver Nanovines Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2022, e202200067
  1. Georgiy Akopov, Nethmi W Hewage, Gayatri Viswanathan, Philip Yox, Kui Wu, Kirill Kovnir Non-Linear Optical Properties of the (RE)3CuGeS7 Family of Compounds Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2022, e202200096
  1. Georgiy Akopov, Gayatri Viswanathan, Nethmi W. Hewage, Philip Yox, Kui Wu, Kirill Kovnir Pd and octahedra do not get along: Square planar [PdS4] units in non-centrosymmetric La6PdSi2S14 J. Alloys Compd. 2022, 902, 163756
  1. Shannon J. Lee, Gayatri Viswanathan, Scott L. Carnahan, Colin P. Harmer, Georgiy Akopov, Aaron J. Rossini, Gordon J. Miller, and Kirill Kovnir Add a Pinch of Tetrel: The Transformation of Centrosymmetric RhP3 into a Nonsymmorphic, Chiral Narrow Gap Semiconductor Chem. Eur. J. 2022, e202104319
  1. Georgiy Akopov, Nethmi W. Hewage, Philip Yox, Gayatri Viswanathan, Shannon J. Lee, Liam P. Hulsebosch, Sarah D. Cady, Alexander L. Paterson, Frédéric A. Perras, Wenqian Xu, Kui Wu, Yaroslav Mudryk, Kirill Kovnir Synthesis-Enabled Exploration of Chiral and Polar Multivalent Quaternary Sulfides Chem. Sci. 2021, 12, 14718-14730 (Cover Image)
  1. Georgiy Akopov, Justin Mark, Gayatri Viswanathan, Shannon J. Lee, Brennan C. McBride, Juyeon Won, Frédéric A. Perras, Alexander L. Paterson, Adedoyin N. Adeyemi, Feng Zhang, Cai-Zhuang Wang, Kai-Ming Ho, Gordon J. Miller, Kirill Kovnir Third time’s the charm: Intricate non-centrosymmetric polymorphism in LnSiP3 (Ln = La and Ce) induced by distortions of phosphorus square layers Dalton Trans. 2021, 50, 6463-6476 (Cover Image)
  1. Shannon Lee, Scott Carnahan, Georgiy Akopov, Philip Yox, Lin-Lin Wang, Aaron Rossini, Kui Wu, Kirill Kovnir Noncentrosymmetric Tetrel Pnictides RuSi4P4 and IrSi3P3: Nonlinear Optical Materials with Outstanding Laser Damage Threshold Adv. Funct. Mater. 2021, 31, 2010293
  1. Shannon J Lee, Juyeon Won, Lin-Lin Wang, Dapeng Jing, Colin P Harmer, Justin Mark, Georgiy Akopov, Kirill Kovnir New Noncentrosymmetric Tetrel Pnictides composed of Square‐Planar Au (I) with Peculiar Bonding Chem. Eur. J. 2021, 27, 7383-7390 (Cover Image)
  1. Georgiy Akopov, Gayatri Viswanathan, Kirill Kovnir Synthesis, Crystal and Electronic Structure of La2SiP4 Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem. 2021 647, 91-97
  1. Georgiy Akopov, Wai H. Mak, Dimitrios Koumoulis, Hang Yin, Bryan Owens-Baird, Michael T. Yeung, Mit H. Muni, Shannon Lee, Inwhan Roh, Zachary C. Sobell, Paula L. Diaconescu, Reza Mohammadi, Kirill A. Kovnir and Richard B. Kaner Synthesis and Characterization of Single Phase Metal Dodecaboride Solid Solutions: Zr1-xYxB12 and Zr1-xUxB12 J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019 141, 22, 9047-9062
  1. Jialin Lei, Georgiy Akopov, Michael T. Yeung, Jinyuan Yan, Abby Kavner, Richard B. Kaner, and Sarah H. Tolbert Radial X-Ray Diffraction Study of Superhard Early Transition Metal Dodecaborides under High Pressure Adv. Funct. Mater. 2019, 1900293
  1. Lisa E. Pangilinan, Christopher L. Turner, Georgiy Akopov, Mackenzie Anderson, and Richard B. Kaner Superhard Tungsten Diboride-Based Solid Solutions Inorg. Chem. 2018, 57 (24), 15305–15313
  1. Georgiy Akopov, Hang Yin, Inwhan Roh, Lisa E. Pangilinan, Michael T. Yeung, and Richard B. Kaner Investigation of Hardness of Ternary Borides of the YCrB4, Y2ReB6, Y3ReB7 and YMo3B7 Types Chem. Mater. 2018,30 (18), 6494–6502
  1. Georgiy Akopov, Lisa E. Pangilinan, Reza Mohammadi, Richard B. Kaner Invited Perspective: Superhard Metal Borides – A Look Forward APL Materials 2018, 6, 070901 (Featured Article APL Materials; Highlight in Scilight 16 July 2018)
  1. Georgiy Akopov, Inwhan Roh, Zachary C. Sobell, Michael T. Yeung, and Richard B. Kaner Investigation of Ternary Metal Dodecaborides (M1M2M3)B12 (M1, M2 and M3 = Zr, Y, Hf and Gd) Dalton Trans. 2018, 47, 6683-6691(Cover Image)
  1. Georgiy Akopov, Michael T. Yeung, Inwhan Roh, Zachary C. Sobell, Hang Yin, Wai H. Mak, Saeed I. Khan, and Richard B. Kaner Effects of Dodecaboride Forming Metals on the Properties of Superhard Tungsten Tetraboride Chem. Mater. 2018, 30(10), 3559–3570
  1. Georgiy Akopov, Michael T. Yeung, Inwhan Roh, Zachary C. Sobell, Lisa Pangilinan, Christopher L. Turner, and Richard B. Kaner Effects of Variable Boron Concentration on the Properties of Superhard Tungsten Tetraboride J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017 139 (47), 17120–17127
  1. Cheng-Wei Lin, Rebecca L. Li, Shauna Robbennolt, Michael T. Yeung, Georgiy Akopov, Richard B. Kaner Furthering Our Understanding of the Doping Mechanism in Conjugated Polymers Using Tetraaniline Macromolecules 2017, 50 (15), 5892-5897
  1. Georgiy Akopov, Michael T. Yeung, Richard B. Kaner Review Article: Rediscovering the Crystal Chemistry of Borides Adv. Mater. 2017, 29(21), 1604506
  1. Michael T. Yeung, Georgiy Akopov, Cheng-Wei Lin, Daniel J. King, Rebecca L. Li, Zachary C. Sobell, Reza Mohammadi, Richard B. Kaner Superhard W0.5Ta0.5B nanowires prepared at ambient pressure Appl. Phys. Lett. 2016, 109 (20), 203107 (Cover image 14 November 2016, Editor’s Pick, and featured by APL)
  1. Georgiy Akopov, Zachary C. Sobell, Michael T. Yeung, Richard B. Kaner Stabilization of LnB12 (Ln = Gd, Sm, Nd, and Pr) in Zr1–xLnxB12 under Ambient Pressure Inorg. Chem. 2016, 55 (23), 12419–12426
  1. Georgiy Akopov, Michael T. Yeung, Zachary C. Sobell, Christopher L. Turner, Cheng-Wei Lin, Richard B. Kaner Superhard Mixed Metal Dodecaborides Chem. Mater. 2016, 28 (18), 6605-6612
  1. Georgiy Akopov, Michael T. Yeung, Christopher L. Turner, Rebecca L. Li, and Richard B. Kaner Stabilization of HfB12 in Y1-xHfxB12 Under Ambient Pressure Inorg. Chem. 2016, 55 (10), 5051-5055 
  1. Georgiy Akopov, Michael T. Yeung, Christopher L. Turner, Reza Mohammadi, and Richard B. Kaner Extrinsic Hardening of Superhard Tungsten Tetraboride Alloys with Group 4 Transition Metals J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138 (17), 5714–5721 (Highlight)

Book Chapters

Lisa E. Pangilinan, Shanlin Hu, Georgiy Akopov, Sabina C. Cabrera, Michael T. Yeung, Reza Mohammadi, Sarah H. Tolbert, and Richard B. Kaner (2021). Superhard Materials: Advances in the Search and Synthesis of New Materials In Encyclopedia of Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry, R.A. Scott (Ed.)

Patents

  1. Binder composition of tungsten tetraboride and abrasive methods thereof Pat. No.: US11,033,998 B2, Pub. Date: 06/15/2021.
  2. Metal borides and uses thereof Pat. No.: US 2019/0135646A1. Pub. Date: 05/09/2019.
  3. Mixed metal dodecaborides and uses thereof Pat. No.: US2019/0071318A1, Pub. Date: 03/07/2019.