ORCID (King Hang Aaron Lau): 0000-0003-3676-9228

Scopus ID (King Hang Aaron Lau): 55729134700

Google Scholar: King Hang Aaron Lau

Researcher ID (King Hang Aaron Lau): D-2061-2010

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Refereed Journal Papers

• V. Castelletto, J. Seitsonen, K. Tewari, A. Hasan, E.R. Edkins, J. Ruokolainen, I.W. Hamley, K.H.A. Lau, "Self-Assembly of Minimal Peptoid Sequences" (Submitted).

• Y. Cai, Z. Xu, H. Wang, K.H.A. Lau, F. Ding, J. Sun, Y. Qin, X. Luo, “A Sequential Process for Manufacturing Nature-Inspired Anisotropic Superhydrophobic Structures on AISI 316L Stainless Steel”, Nanomanuf. Metrol., in press (2019). DOI: 10.1007/s41871-019-00046-2

• V. Castelletto, A. M. Chippindale, I. W. Hamley, S. Barnett, A. Hasan, , K. H. A. Lau, “Crystallization and lamellar nanosheet formation of an aromatic dipeptoid”, Chem. Commun., 55, 5867-5869 (2019). DOI: 10.1039/C9CC02335F

• A. M. L. Sousa, T.-D. Li, S. Varghese, P. J. Halling, K. H. A. Lau, “Plant-Based Polyphenol Coatings for Enabling Active Protein Surfaces”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 10, 39353–39362 (2018). DOI: 10.1021/acsami.8b13793

• D. L. Cheung, K. H. A. Lau, “Atomistic Study of Zwitterionic Peptoid Antifouling Brushes”, accepted in Langmuir (2018). DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.8b01939

• M.P. Conte, J. Sahoo, K. H. A. Lau, R.V. Ulijn, “Biocatalytic Self-Assembly on Magnetic Nanoparticles”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 10, 3069 (2018). DOI: 10.1021/acsami.7b15456

• Y. Cai, W. Chang, X. Luo, A. M. L. Sousa, K. H. A. Lau, Y. Qin, “Superhydrophobic Structures on 316L Stainless Steel Surfaces Machined by Nanosecond Pulsed Laser”, Precision Engineering, 52, 266 (2018). DOI: 10.1016/j.precisioneng.2018.01.004

• D. R. Amin, C. Sugnaux, K. H. A. Lau, P. B. Messersmith, “Size Control and Fluorescence Labelling of Polydopamine Melanin-Mimetic Nanoparticles for Intracellular Imaging”, Biomimetics, 2, 17 (2017). DOI: 10.3390/biomimetics2030017

• K.H.A. Lau, V. Castelletto, I.W. Hamley, T. Kendall, J. Sefcik, M. Reza, J. Ruokolainen, "Self-assembly of ultra-small micelles from amphiphilic lipopeptoids", Chem. Commun. 53, 2178 (2017). DOI: 10.1039/C6CC09888F

• M.P. Conte, K.H.A. Lau, R.V. Ulijn, "Biocatalytic self-assembly using reversible and irreversible enzyme immobilization", ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 9, 3266 (2017). DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b13162

• O-J. Lee, V. Maraval, A-M. Caminade, K. Chung, K. H. A. Lau, K. Shin, J-P. Majoral, W. Knoll, D. H. Kim. "Layer-by-layer self-assembly of bisdendrons: an unprecedented route to multilayer thin films", Macromolecular Res., 24, 851 (2016). DOI: 10.1007/s13233-016-4128-z

• K. H. A. Lau, T. S. Sileika, S. H. Park, A. M. L. Sousa, P. Burch, I. Szleifer, P. B. Messersmith, “Molecular Design of Antifouling Polymer Brushes using Sequence-Specific Peptoids”, Adv. Mater. Interf., 2, 1400225 (2015). DOI: 10.1002/admi.201400225

• K. H. A. Lau, “Peptoids for Biomaterials Science”, Biomaterials Sci., 2, 627-633 (2014). DOI: 10.1039/C3BM60269A

• J. Y. Ryu, I. T. Song, K. H. A. Lau, P. B. Messersmith, T.-Y. Yoon, H. Lee, “New antifouling platform characterized by single-molecule imaging”. ACS Appl. Mater. Interf., 6, 3553, (2014). DOI: 10.1021/am4057387

• T. S. Sileika, D. G. Barrett, R. Zhang, K. H. A. Lau, P. B. Messersmith, “Colorless Multifunctional Coatings Inspired by Polyphenols Found in Tea, Chocolate and Wine”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 52, 10766-10770 (2013). DOI: 10.1002/anie.201304922

• K. Chung, J. Lee, J.-E. Lee, J.-Y. Lee, S. Y. Moon, K. H. A. Lau, D. Kim, D. H. Kim, “A Simple and Efficient Strategy for the Sensitivity Enhancement of DNA Hybridization Based on the Coupling between Propagating and Localized Surface Plasmons”, Sensor Actuat. B-Chem., 176, 1074-1080 (2013). DOI: 10.1016/j.snb.2012.10.025

• K. H. A. Lau, C. Ren, T. S. Sileika, S. H. Park, I. Szleifer, P. B. Messersmith, "Surface Grafted Polysarcosine as a Peptoid Antifouling Polymer Brush". Langmuir, 28, 16099-16107 (2012). PMID: 23101930; PMCID PMC3530414. DOI: 10.1021/la302131n

• Lazzara, T.D., K.H.A. Lau, W. Knoll, A. Janshoff, and C. Steinem, “Macromolecular shape and interactions in layer-by-layer assemblies within cylindrical nanopores”. Beilstein J. Nanotech., 3, 475-484 (2012).

• D. E. Fullenkamp, J. G. Rivera, Y.-K. Gong, K. H. A. Lau, L. He, R. Varshney, P. B. Messersmith, "Mussel-Inspired Silver-Releasing Antibacterial Hydrogels". Biomaterials, 33, 3783-3791 (2012). PMID: 22374454; PMCID: PMC3367767.

• K. H. A. Lau, C. Ren, S. H. Park, I. Szleifer, P. B. Messersmith, "An Experimental-Theoretical Analysis of Protein Adsorption on Peptidomimetic Polymer Brushes". Langmuir, 28, 2288-2298 (2012). PMID: 22107438; PMCID: PMC3269508.

• O. Azzaroni, K. H. A. Lau, Review: "Layer-by-layer Assemblies in Nanoporous Templates: Nano-Organized Design and Applications of Soft Nanotechnology". Soft Matter, 7, 8709-8724 (2011). PMID: 22216060; PMCID: PMC3247160.

• H. O. Ham, Z. Q. Liu, K. H. A. Lau, H. Lee, P. B. Messersmith, "Facile DNA Immobilization on Surfaces through a Catecholamine Polymer". Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 50, 732-736 (2011).

• W. Knoll, A.-M. Caminade, K. Char, H. Duran, C. L. Feng, A. Gitsas, D. H. Kim, A. Lau, T. D. Lazzara, J.-P. Majoral, M. Steinhart, B. Yameen, X. H. Zhong, “Nanostructuring Polymeric Materials by Templating Strategies”. Small, 7, 1384–1391, (2011).

• T.D. Lazzara, K.H.A. Lau, A.I. Abou-Kandil, A.M. Caminade, P. Majoral, W. Knoll, "Polyelectrolyte Layer-by-Layer Deposition in Cylindrical Nanopores", ACS Nano, 4, 3909-3920 (2010).

• T.D. Lazzara, K.H.A. Lau, W. Knoll, "Mounted Nanoporous Anodic Alumina Thin Films as Planar Optical Waveguides", J. Nanosci. Nanotech., 10, 4293-4299 (2010).

• Q. Li, K.H.A. Lau, E.K. Sinner, D.H. Kim, W. Knoll, "The Effect of Fluid Flow on Selective Protein Adsorption on Polystyrene-block-Poly(methyl methacrylate) Copolymers", Langmuir, 25, 12144-12150 (2009).

• K.H.A. Lau, J. Bang, C.J. Hawker, D.H. Kim, W. Knoll, "Modulation of Protein-Surface Interactions on Nanopatterned Polymer Films", Biomacromolecules, 10, 1061-1066 (2009).

• K.H.A. Lau, H. Duran, W. Knoll, "In situ Characterization of N-Carboxy Anhydride Polymerization in Nanoporous Anodic Alumina", J. Phys. Chem. B, 113, 3179-3189 (2009).

• K.H.A. Lau, J. Bang, D.H. Kim, W. Knoll, "Self-assembly of Protein Nanoarrays on Block Copolymer Templates", Adv. Funct. Mater., 18, 3148-3157 (2008).

• K.H.A. Lau, W. Knoll, D.H. Kim, "Theoretical optical waveguide investigation of self-organized polymer thin film nanostructures with nanoparticle incorporation", Macromol. Res., 15, 211-215 (2007).

• M. Ito, F. Nakamura, A. Baba, K. Tamada, H. Ushijima, K.H.A. Lau, A. Manna, W. Knoll, "Enhancement of surface plasmon resonance signals by gold nanoparticles on high-density DNA microarrays", J. Phys. Chem. C, 111, 11653-11662 (2007).

• R.Y.H. Lim, N.P. Huang, J. Koser, J. Deng, K.H.A. Lau, K. Schwarz-Herion, B. Fahrenkrog, U. Aebi, "Flexible phenylalanine-glycine nucleoporins as entropic barriers to nucleocytoplasmic transport", Proc. Natl. Ac. Sci. USA, 103, 9512-9517 (2006).

• K.H.A. Lau, C. Huang, N. Yakovlev, Z.K. Chen, S.J. O'Shea, "Direct adsorption and monolayer self-assembly of acetyl-protected dithiols", Langmuir, 22, 2968-2971 (2006).

• D.H. Kim, K.H.A. Lau, W. Joo, J. Peng, U. Jeong, C.J. Hawker, J.K. Kim, T.P. Russell, W. Knoll, "An optical waveguide study on the nanopore formation in block copolymer/homopolymer thin films by selective solvent swelling", J. Phys. Chem. B, 110, 15381-15388 (2006).

• N. Gosvami, K.H.A. Lau, S.K. Sinha, S.J. O'Shea, "Effect of end groups on contact resistance of alkanethiol based metal-molecule-metal junctions using current sensing AFM", Applied Surface Science, 252, 3956-3960 (2006).

• D.H. Kim, K.H.A. Lau, J.W.F. Robertson, O.J. Lee, U. Jeong, J.I. Lee, C.J. Hawker, T.P. Russell, J.K. Kim, W. Knoll, "Thin films of block copolymers as planar optical waveguides", Adv. Mater., 17, 2442 (2005).

• X. Li, K.H.A. Lau, D.H. Kim , W. Knoll, "High-density arrays of titania nanoparticles using monolayer micellar films of diblock copolymers as templates", Langmuir, 21, 5212-5217 (2005).

• Y.F. Xing, S.F.Y. Li, A.K.H. Lau, S.J. O'Shea, "Electrochemical impedance spectroscopy study of mixed thiol monolayers on gold", J. Electroanal. Chem., 583, 124-132 (2005).

• K.H.A. Lau, L.S. Tan, K. Tamada, M.S. Sander, W. Knoll, "Highly sensitive detection of processes occurring inside nanoporous anodic alumina templates: A waveguide optical study", J. Phys. Chem. B, 108, 10812-10818 (2004).

• B.W. Sheldon, K.H.A. Lau, A. Rajamani, "Intrinsic stress, island coalescence, and surface roughness during the growth of polycrystalline films", J. Appl. Phys., 90, 5097-5103 (2001).

• S.K. Mathis, K.H.A. Lau, A.M. Andrews, E.M. Hall, G. Almuneau, E.L. Hu, J.S. Speck, "Lateral oxidation kinetics of AlAsSb and related alloys lattice matched to InP", J. Appl. Phys., 89, 2458-2464 (2001).

Invited Book Chapters

• M. El yaagoubi, K. Tewari, K. H. A. Lau, “Peptoid self-assembly and opportunities for creating protein-mimetic biomaterials and biointerfaces”, in Self-assembling Biomaterials (Ed. H. S. Azevedo, R. M. P. da Silva), Woodhead Publishing, Elsevier, pp. 95-112 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1016/C2016-0-00524-7

• K. H. A. Lau, P. B. Messersmith, "Wet Performance of Biomimetic Fibrillar Adhesives", in Biological Adhesive Systems (Eds.: J. v. Byern, I. Grunwald), Springer, Vienna, pp. 285-294 (2011).

• H. Duran, K. H. A. Lau, P. J. Cameron, A. Gitsas, M. Steinhart, W. Knoll, "Nanostructured Optical Waveguides for Thin-Film Characterization", in Functional Polymer Films, Vol. 2 (Eds.: W. Knoll, R. C. Advincula), Wiley-VCH Verlag, Weinheim, pp. 695-721 (2011).

• K. H. A. Lau, P. J. Cameron, H. Duran, A. I. Abou-Kandil, W. Knoll, "Nanoporous Waveguides as Versatile, High-Sensitivity Biosensors", in Surface Design: Applications in Bioscience and Nanotechnology (Eds.: R. Foerch, H. Schoenherr, A. T. A. Jenkins), Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, pp. 383-401 (2009).

• H. Duran, K. H. A. Lau, A. Luebbert, U. Jonas, M. Steinhart, W. Knoll, "Biopolymers for Biosensors: Polypeptide Nanotubes for Optical Biosensing", in Polymers for Biomedical Applications (Eds.: A. Mahapatro, A. S. Kulshrestha), American Chemical Society, San Francisco, pp. 371-390 (2007).