Faculty Profiles

Benjamin J. Wiley
Professor of Chemistry
2214 French Family Science Cen, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 668-3066
(919) 660-1605



Ph.D., University of Washington 2007

B.S., University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 2003

Research Areas:
Physical, Nanoscience and Materials

Kim, Myung Jun, et al. “Ethylenediamine Promotes Cu Nanowire Growth by Inhibiting Oxidation of Cu(111).Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 139, no. 1, Jan. 2017, pp. 277–84. Epmc, doi:10.1021/jacs.6b10653. Full Text

Zhang, J., et al. “Carbamide promoted polyol synthesis and transmittance properties of silver nanocubes.” Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers, vol. 3, no. 4, Apr. 2016, pp. 547–55. Scopus, doi:10.1039/c5qi00256g. Full Text

Ye, Shengrong, et al. “How Copper Nanowires Grow and How To Control Their Properties.Accounts of Chemical Research, vol. 49, no. 3, Mar. 2016, pp. 442–51. Epmc, doi:10.1021/acs.accounts.5b00506. Full Text

Stewart, I. E., et al. “Synthesis of Cu-Ag, Cu-Au, and Cu-Pt Core-Shell Nanowires and Their Use in Transparent Conducting Films.” Chemistry of Materials, vol. 27, no. 22, Nov. 2015, pp. 7788–94. Scopus, doi:10.1021/acs.chemmater.5b03709. Full Text

Prasai, Binay, et al. “On the road to metallic nanoparticles by rational design: bridging the gap between atomic-level theoretical modeling and reality by total scattering experiments.Nanoscale, vol. 7, no. 42, Nov. 2015, pp. 17902–22. Epmc, doi:10.1039/c5nr04678e. Full Text

Li, Bo, et al. “Synthesis and Purification of Silver Nanowires To Make Conducting Films with a Transmittance of 99%.Nano Letters, vol. 15, no. 10, Oct. 2015, pp. 6722–26. Epmc, doi:10.1021/acs.nanolett.5b02582. Full Text

Borchert, James W., et al. “Effects of length dispersity and film fabrication on the sheet resistance of copper nanowire transparent conductors.Nanoscale, vol. 7, no. 34, Sept. 2015, pp. 14496–504. Epmc, doi:10.1039/c5nr03671b. Full Text

Yang, Ye, et al. “Assembly of colloidal molecules, polymers, and crystals in acoustic and magnetic fields.Advanced Materials (Deerfield Beach, Fla.), vol. 27, no. 32, Aug. 2015, pp. 4725–31. Epmc, doi:10.1002/adma.201500462. Full Text

Du, Jialei, et al. “Copper as a robust and transparent electrocatalyst for water oxidation.Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English), vol. 54, no. 7, Feb. 2015, pp. 2073–78. Epmc, doi:10.1002/anie.201408854. Full Text

Alvarez, S., et al. “Photocatalytic growth of copper nanowires from Cu2O seeds.” Chemistry of Materials, vol. 27, no. 2, Jan. 2015, pp. 570–73. Scopus, doi:10.1021/cm504026w. Full Text