1. Publications

For interested parties, please feel free to contact Dr. Tong if you have any specific questions and/or think additional information may be helpful to your research regarding the following published work. Properly citing the published work and information provided is expected and will be highly appreciated. Also see Dr. Tong's Google Scholar Profile.

"✝" indicates undergraduate co-authors.


111. Dejun Chen and YuYe J. Tong, "An In-situ Electrochemical IR investigation of Solution CO Electro-oxidation on a Polycrystalline Au Surface in an Alkaline Electrolyte: Identification of Active Reaction Intermediates", 2016, submitted.
110. Long Huang, Jia-Yu Sun,  Shuo-Hui Cao, Mei Zhan, Zu-Rong Ni, Hui-Jun Sun, Zhong Chen, Zhi-You Zhou, Eric G. Sorte, YuYe J. Tong, Shi-Gang Sun, "Combined EC-NMR and in situ FTIR spectroscopic studies of glycerol electrooxidation on Pt/C, PtRu/C and PtRh/C", ACS Catal. 2016, 67686–7695; DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.6b02097.
109. Yan-Yan Wang, De-Jun Chen, YuYe J. Tong, "Mechanistic Insightinto Sulfide-Enhanced Oxygen Reduction Reaction Activity and Stability of Commercial Pt Black: an in situ RamanSpectroscopic Study", ACS Catal.2016, 6, 5000-5004; DOI:10.1021/acscatal.6b00907.
108. Eric G. Sorte, Safia Jilani, YuYe J. Tong, "Methanol and Ethanol Electrooxidation on PtRu and PtNiCu as Studied by High-Resolution In situ Electrochemical NMR with Interdigitated Electrodes", Electrocatal. 2016DOI: 10.1007/s12678-016-0344-8.
107. De-Jun Chen, Thomas C. Allison,  YuYe J. Tong, "Mechanistic Insights into Electro-oxidation of Solution CO on Polycrystalline Gold Surface as Seen by in situ IR Spectroscopy", J. Phys. Chem. C. 2016, 12016132–16139; DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b00024.
106. Eric G. Sorte, De-Jun Chen, YuYe J. Tong, "Dual-Electrode in situ IR Spectroscopy for Fuel Cells", J. Electrochem. Soc.  2016, 163, H3038-H3042. DOI: 10.1149/2.0121604jes.
105. Eric G. Sorte, YuYe J. Tong, "High-Resolution in situ NMR Spectroscopy System with Simple Constructs for Electrochemically-Driven Reactions",  J. Electroanal. Chem. 2016, 769, 1-4; DOI:10.1016/j.jelechem.2016.03.003.
104. De-Jun Chen, YuYe J. Tong, "Unraveling the Mystery of Formic Acid Electro-oxidation: the Mechanistic Role of Water", 2016, in revision.
103.   YuYe J. Tong, "Electrochemical Energy Generation and Storage as Seen by In Situ NMR", Springer Handbook of Electrochemical Energy, 331-363, 2016, ©Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg; DOI: 10.1007/978-3-662-46657-5_12.


102. Dianne O. Atienza, De-Jun Chen, YuYe J. Tong, "Integrated Studies of Au@Pt and Ru@Pt Core-Shell Nanoparticles by in situ Electrochemical NMR, ATR-SEIRAS, and SERS", 2015, in press; an invited book chapter in Nanomaterials in Electrochemical Energy Systems: Fuel Cell, Springer; Eds. Shaowei Chen and  Kenneth I. Ozoemena. 
101. De-Jun Chen, YuYe J. Tong, "Irrelevance of CO Poisoning in Methanol Oxidation Reaction on a PtRu Electrocatalyst", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 549394 –9398.
98. Ying Li, Brian S. Zelakiewicz, Thomas C. Allison, YuYe J. Tong, "Measuring Level Alignment at the Metal-Molecule Interface by in situ Electrochemical 13C NMR", ChemPhysChem 2015, 16, 747-751.


97.   De-Jun Chen, Shi-Gang Sun, YuYe J. Tong, "On the chemistry of activating commercial carbon-supported PtRu electrocatalyst for methanol oxidation reaction", ChemComm. 2014, 50, 12963-12965.
96.   Augusta M. Levendorf, De-Jun Chen, Christopher L. Rom, Yangwei Liu, and YuYe J. Tong, "Electrochemical and in situ ATR-SEIRAS Investigation of Methanol and CO Electrooxidation on PVP-Free Cubic and Octahedral/Tetrahedral Pt Nanoparticles", RSC Adv20144, 21284 - 21293.
95.   Augusta M. Levendorf, Shi-Gang Sun and YuYe J. Tong, "In situ FT-IR Investigation of Methanol and CO Electro-oxidation on Cubic and Octahedral/ Tetrahedral Pt Nanoparticles Having Residual PVP", Electrocatal.2014, 5248-255.
94.   Yuan Gao, Yangwei Liu, Ying Li, Oksana, Zaluzhna, YuYe J. Tong, "Mechanistic Insights into the Brust–Schiffrin Synthesis of Organochalcogenolate-Stabilized Metal Nanoparticles", in  "Functional Nanometer-Sized Clusters of Transition Metals: Synthesis, Properties and Applications", Eds. Wei Chen and Shaowei Chen, the RSC Smart Materials Series, RCS, 2014, 1-24 


93.   Ying Li, Oksana Zaluzhna, YuYe J. Tong, "Organotellurolate-Protected Small Gold Nanoparticles", Nano Bulletin20132, 130221.
92.   In-Su Park and YuYe J. Tong, "Sulfide-Adsorption-Enhanced Oxygen Reduction Reaction on Carbon-Supported Pt Electrocatalyst ",Electrocatal.20134, 117-122. (Issue Cover Lett.)
91.   Thomas C. Allision, YuYe J. Tong, "Application of the Condensed Fukui Function to Predict Reactivity in Core-Shell Transition Metal Nanoparticles", Electrochim. Acta2013101, 334-340. 
90.   Georgeta C. Lica and YuYe J. Tong, "Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopic Measurement of Potential of Zero Charge of Octanethiolate-Protected Au and Pd Nanoparticles", J. Electroanal. Chem.2013688, 349-353. 
89.   In-Su Park, Den-Jun Chen, Dianne O. Atienza, YuYe J. Tong, "Electro-Oxidation of CO Monolayer on Sulfide-Adsorbed Pt Nanoparticles: A Combined Electrochemical and in situ ATR-IR Study", Catal. Today2013202, 175-182.


88.   Dianne O. Atienza, Thomas C. Allison, YuYe J. Tong, "Spatially-Resolved Electronic Alterations as Seen by in situ 195Pt and 13C NMR in Ru@Pt and Au@Pt Core-Shell Nanoparticles", J. Phys. Chem. C 2012, 116, 26480-26486.
87.   YuYe J. Tong, "Unconventional Promoters of Catalytic Activity in Fuel Cell Electrocatalysis", Chem. Soc. Rev., 201241, 8195-8209.
86.   Oksana Zaluzhna, Ying Li, Thomas C. Allison, YuYe J. Tong, "Inverse-Micelle-Encapsulated Water-Enabled Bond Breaking of Dialkye-Diselenide/Disulfide: a Critical Step for Synthesizing High-Quality Au Nanoparticles"J. Am. Chem. Soc.2012, 134, 17991-17996.  
85.   Oksana Zaluzhna, Chris Zangmeister, YuYe J. Tong, "Synthesis of Au and Ag nanoparticles with alkylselenocyanates", RSC Advances.,2012,2, 7396-7399. 
84.   Augusta M. Hofstead0Duffy, De-Jun Chen, YuYe J. Tong, "An in situ ATR-SEIRAS Study of Electrocatalytic Activity on Carbon-Supported Pt Nanoparticles Affected by PVP of Different Weight", Electrochim. Acta201282, 543-549.
83.   Ying Li, Oksana Zaluzhna, Chris Zangmeister, Thomas C. Allison, YuYe J. Tong"Different Mechanisms Govern the Two-Phase Brust-Schiffrin Dialkyl-Ditelluride Syntheses of Ag and Au Nanoparticles", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012134, 1990-1992. 
82.   Augusta M. Hofstead-Duffy, De-Jun Chen, Shi-Gang Sun, YuYe J. Tong, "Origin of the current peak of negative scan in the cyclic voltammetry of methanol electro-oxidation on Pt-based electrocatalysts: a revisit to the current ratio criterion", J. Mater. Chem. 201222, 5205-5208
81.   De-Jun Chen, Bolian Xu, Shi-Gang Sun, and YuYe J. Tong, "Electroless Deposition of Ultrathin Au film for Surface Enhanced in situ Spectroelectrochemisrty and Reaction-Driven Surface Reconstruction for Oxygen Reduction Reaction", Catal. Today2012182, 46-53.
80.   In-Su Park, Dianne O. Atienza, Augusta M. Hofstead-Duffy, De-Jun Chen, YuYe J. Tong, "Mechanistic insights on sulfide-adsorption enhanced activity of methanol electro-oxidation on Pt nanoparticles", ACS Catalysis 20122, 168-174. 
79.   Oksana Zaluzhna, Ying Li, Chris Zangmeister, Thomas C. Allison, YuYe J. Tong, "Mechanistic insights on the one-phase vs. two-phase Brust-Schiffrin method synthesis of Au nanoparticles with diactyl-diselenide", Chem. Comm. 201248, 362-364. 


78.   Thomas C. Allison* and YuYe J. Tong, "Evaluation of Methods to Predict Reactivity of Gold Nanoclusters", Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.,201113, 12858-12864
77.   Ying Li, Oksana Zaluzhna, YuYe J. Tong, "Critical Role of Water and Structure of Inverse Micelles in the Brust-Schiffrin Synthesis of Metal Nanoparticles", Langmuir  2011, 27, 7366-7370.
76.   Bingchen Du, Oksana Zaluzhna, YuYe J. Tong, "Electrocatalytic properties of Au@Pt nanoparticles: effects of Pt shell packing density and Au core size", Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.201113, 11568-11574.
Ying Li, Oksana Zaluzhna, YuYe J. Tong, "Identification of a source of size polydispersity and its solution in Brust-Schiffrin metal nanoparticle synthesis", Chem. Comm. 201147, 6033 - 6035.
74.   Oksana Zaluzhna, Lyndsey Brightful
 , Thomas C. Allison, and YuYe J. Tong, "Spectroscopic evidence of a bidentate-binding of meso-2,3-dimercaptosuccinic acid on silver nanoclusters", Chem. Phys. Lett.2011509, 148-151.
73.   De-Jun Chen, Augusta M. Hofstead-Duffy, In-Su Park, Dianne O. Atienza, Ceren Susut, Shi-Gang Sun, and YuYe J. Tong, "Identification of the most active sites and surface water species: A comparative study of CO and methanol oxidation reactions on core-shell M@Pt (M=Ru, Au) nanoparticles by in situ IR spectroscopy", J. Phys. Chem. C2011115, 8735–8743.
72.   Ceren Susut, De-Jun Chen, Shi-Gang Sun, YuYe J. Tong, "Capping Polymer-Enhanced Electrocatalytic Activity on Pt Nanoparticles: A Combined Electrochemical and in situ IR Spectroelectrochemical Study", Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.201113, 7467-7474.
71.   Ceren Susut, YuYe J. Tong, "Size Dependent Methanol Electro-oxidation Activity of Pt Nanoparticles with Different Shapes",Electrocatalysis20112, 75-81.

Bolian Xu, In-Su Park, Ying Li, De-Jun Chen, YuYe J. Tong, "An in situ SERS Investigation of the Chemical States of Sulfur Species Adsorbed onto Pt from Different Sulfur Sources", J. Electroanal. Chem.2011662, 52-56
69.   Ying Li, Oksana Zaluzhna, Bolian Xu, Yuan Gao
 , Jacob M. ModestYuYe J. Tong, "Mechanistic insights into the Brust-Schiffrin two-phase synthesis of organo-chalcogenate-protected metal nanoparticles", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011, 133, 2092-2095.
68.   Thomas Hsu-Yao
, Kevin P. Browne , Nicole HonestyYuYe J. Tong, "Polyoxometalate-Stabilized Pt Nanoparticles and Their Electrocatalytic Activities", Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 201113; 7433-7438.
67.   In-Su Park, Bolian Xu, Dianne O. Atienza, Augusta M. Hofstead-Duffy, Thomas C. Allison, and YuYe J. Tong, "Chemical State of Adsorbed Sulfur on Pt Nanoparticles", (Inside Cover  Commun.) ChemPhysChem2011, 12, 747-752. Also see the highlights by the ChemistryViews: "Prevent Poisoning of Catalysts".

2006 to 2010

66.   Bolian Xu, In-Su Park, Ying Li, De-Jun Chen, YuYe J. Tong, "In situ Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering Spectroscopic Study of Sulfur Adsorption on Polycrystalline Platinum Electrode Surface", J. Electrochem. (Chinese Chemical Society), 201016, 255-262.
65.    Bingchen Du, S. A. Rabb, C. Zangmeister, YuYe Tong, "A Volcano Curve: Optimizing Methanol Electro-oxidation on Pt-decorated Ru Nanoparticles", Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 200911, 8231 - 8239.
64.   Julie E. Mertzman, Srotowini Kar, Samuel Lofland, Travis Fleming, Edward Van Keuren, YuYe Tong, Sarah L.Stoll, "Surface attached manganese–oxo clusters as potential contrast agents", Chem. Commun., 2009, 788-790.
63.   Kefeng Ma, Astghik A. Shahkhatuni, B. S. Somashekhar, G. A. Nagana Gowda, YuYe Tong, C. L. Khetrapal, and Richard G. Weisse, "Room-Temperature and Low-Ordered, Amphotropic-Lyotropic Ionic Liquid Crystal Phases Induced by Alcohols in Phosphonium Halides", Langmuir,2008, 24, 9843–9854.
Fatang Tan, Bingchen Du, 
Aaron L. Danberry
In-Su Park, Yung-Eun Sung, YuYe Tong, "A comparative in situ electrochemical-NMR investigating of PtRu nanoparticles supported on diverse carbon nonomaterials", Faraday Discussion2008, 140, 139-153. 
Ying Li, Latoya C. Silverton
, Richard Haasch, and Y. Y. Tong, "Alkanetelluroxide-Protected Gold Nanoparticles", Langmuir200824, 7048-7053.
60.   Ceren Susut, George B. Chapman, Gabor SamjeskÃ, Masatoshi Osawa, and YuYe Tong, "An Unexpected Enhancement in Methanol Electro-Oxidation on an Ensemble of Pt(111) Nanofacets: A Case of Nanoscale Single Crystal Ensemble Electrocatalysis", Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2008103712 - 3721.
59.   Ceren Susut, Thuy D. Nguyen
, George B. Chapman, YuYe Tong, "Shape and Size Stability of Pt Nanoparticles for Methanol Electro-oxidation", Electrochim. Acta, 200853, 6135-6142.
Bingchen Du, Aaron L. Danberry
, In-Su Park, Yung-Eun Sung, YuYe Tong, "Spatially-Resolved 195Pt NMR of Carbon-Supported PtRu Electrocatalysts: Local Electronic Properties, Elemental Composition, and Catalytic Activity", J. Chem. Phys.2008128, 052311.
57.   Aaron L. Danberry
, Bingchen Du, In-Su Park, Yung-Eun Sung, YuYe Tong, "Probing Spatially-Resolved Pt Distribution in PtRu Nanoparticles with 195Pt EC-NMR", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007192, 13806 -13807.
.      Ceren Susut, Thuy D. Nguyen
, George B. Chapman, Y. Y. Tong, "Particle Size Limit for Concomitant Tuning of Size and Shape of Platinum Nanoparticles", J. Cluster Sci., 200718, 773-780.
55.   Y. Y. Tong; "Coupling Interfacial Electrochemistry with Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy: An Electronic Perspective", chapter in In-Situ Spectroscopic Studies of Adsorption at Electrode and Electrocatalysis, S.-G. Sun, P. A. Christensen, A. Wieckowski, Eds.,2007, Elsevier Science, 441-469.
54.    G. L. Lica, K. P. Brown
, Y. Y. Tong, "Interactions between Keggin-Type Lacunary Polyoxometalates and Ag Nanoparticles: A Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering Spectroscopic Investigation", J. Cluster Sci., 2006, 17, 349-359.
53.   Y. Y. TongEric Oldfield, Andrzej Wieckowski, "Platinum Nanoparticle Electrode Surfaces: Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy", Encyclopedia of Surface and Colloid Science, 2nd Edition; P. Somasundaran, Ed., Taylor & Francis, New York, 2006; 6, pp. 4698 - 4709.

2001 to 2005

52.      B. Du and Y. Y. Tong, "A Coverage Dependent Study of Pt Spontaneously-Deposited onto Au and Ru Surfaces: Direct Experimental Evidence of the Ensemble Effect for Methanol Electro-oxidation on Pt", J. Phys. Chem. B2005, 109, 17775-17778.
51.    Morgan L. Deacon
, Brian S. Zelakiewicz, Y. Y. Tong, "A Fast and Convenient One-Pot Synthesis of Dioctyl Diselenide at Ambient Temperature and Atmosphere", Synlett.2005, 1618-1620.
50.    Y. Y. Tong, Brian S. Zelakiewicz, Benzon M. Dy
, Andrew R. Pogozelski, "Local Quantum Size Effect as Seen by Room-Temperature 195Pt NMR in Octanethiol-Protected Pt Nanoparticles", Chem. Phys. Lett., 2005, 406, 137-142.
49.    Georgeta C. Lica, Brian S. Zelakiewicz, Mariana Constantinescu,  Y. Y. Tong, "Charge Dependence of Surface Plasma Resonance in 2 nm Octanethiol-Protected Au Nanoparticles: Evidence of a Free-Electron System", J. Phys. Chem. B., 2004108, 19896-19900.
48.    B. S. Zelakiewicz, G. C. Lica, M. Deacon
Y. Y. Tong; "NMR and Infrared Evidence of a Disulfide Structure on Octanethiol-Protected Palladium Nanoparticle Surfaces", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004126, 10053-10058.
47.    B.S. Zelakiewicz, T. Yonezawa, Y. Y. Tong; "The Observation of Se-77 Nuclear Magnetic Resonance in Octaneselenol-Protected Gold Nanoparticles", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004126, 8112-8113.
46.    Georgeta C. Lica, Brian S. Zelakiewicz, YuYe Tong, "Electrochemical and NMR Characterization of Octanethiol-Protected Au Nanoparticles", J. Electroanal. Chem.2003554-555, 127-132.
45.    Brian S. Zelakiewicz, Y. Y. Tong, "Advanced 13C Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Investigation of Metal-Ligand Interactions in Monolayer-Protected Gold Nanoparticles: NMR Shifts and Relaxations", in Spatially Resolved Characterization of Local Phenomena in Materials & Nanostructures, Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc., 2003738, G8.2.1-5.
44.    Brian S. Zelakiewicz, Angel C. de Dios, YuYe Tong; "13C NMR Spectroscopy of 13C1-Labeled Octanethiol-Protected Au Nanoparticles: Shifts, Relaxation, and Particles Size Effect", J. Am. Chem. Soc.2003,125, 18-19.
43.    Y. Y. Tong, J. J. van der Klink; "NMR Investigation of supported metal catalysts", in Catalysis and Electrocatalysis at Nanoparticle Surfaces, A. Wieckowski, E.R. Savinova, C. G. Vayenas, Eds.; Marcel Dekker, New York. 2003, pp455-500.
42.    Y. Y. Tong, E. Oldfield, A. Wieckowski, "Diffusion on a Nanoparticle Surface as Revealed by Electrochemical NMR"Faraday Discussions2002121, 323-330.
41.    Y. Y. Tong, E. Oldfield, A. Wieckowski; "NMR Spectroscopy in Electrochemistry", in Interfacial Kinetics and Mass Transport, E. J. Calvo, Ed., Wiley-VCH, New York, 2002; Vol. II, in Encyclopedia of Electrochemistry, A. J. Bard, M. Stratmann, Eds. pp.147-169.

Prior to Georgetown:

40.    Y. Y. Tong, P. K. Babu, A. Wieckowski, and E. Oldfield; "NMR Evidence of a Spatially-Resolved Bardeen-Friedel Oscillation in a Nanoscale Platinum Electrocatalys", Chem. Phys. Lett2002361, 183-188.
39.    P. K. Babu, Y. Y. Tong, H. S. Kim and A. Wieckowski; "Nanostructured electrode surfaces studied by electrochemical NMR"J. Electroanal.Chem.2002524, 157-167.
38.    S. H. Park, Y. Y. Tong, A. wieckowski, M. J. Weaver, "Infrared Spectral Comparison of Electrochemical Carbon Monoxide Adlayers Formed by Direct Chemisorption and Methanol Dissociation on Carbon-Supported Platinum Nanoparticles"Langmuir200218, 3233-3240.
37.    Y. Y. Tong, A. Wieckowski, E. Oldfield; "NMR of Electrocatalysts", J. Phys. Chem. B,  Feature Article, 2002106, 2434-2446.
36.    Y. Y. Tong, H. S. Kim, B. Panakkattu, P. WaszczukA. Wieckowski, and E. Oldfield; "An NMR Investigation of CO-Tolerance in a Pt/Ru Fuel Cell Catalyst", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2002124, 468-473.
35.    S. H. Park, Y. Y. Tong, A. wieckowski, M. J. Weaver; "Infrared Absorption-Reflection Properties of Platinum Nanoparticle Film on Metal Electrode Substrates: Control of Anomalous Optical Effects", Electrochem. Comm.20013, 509-513.
34.    P. Waszczuk, J. Solla-Gullon, H. S. Kim, Y. Y. Tong, V. Montiel, A. Aldaz, A. Wieckowski; "Methanol Electrooxidation on Platinum/Ruthenium Nanoparticle Catalysts", J. Catal.2001203, 1-6.
33.    Y. Y. Tong, C. Rice, E. Oldfield, A. Wieckowski; "Electronic Properties at a Metal/Solution Interface as Viewed by Solid-State NMR", in Theoretical Modeling of the Solid/Liquid Interface: Electronic Perspective and Comparison with Experiment; ACS Book Series,2001789, 26-39.
32.    Y. Y. Tong, E. Oldfield, A. Wieckowski; "Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy of Platinum Nanoparticle Electrode Surfaces", in Encyclopedia of Surface and Colloid Science, A. T. Hubbard, Ed., 2001, Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York; pp3713-3725.

1996 to 2000

31.    Y. Y. Tong, C. Rice., A. Wieckowski, E. Oldfield; "195Pt NMR of Platinum Electrocatalysts: Friedel-Heine Invariance and Correlations between Platinum Knight Shifts, Healing Length and Adsorbate Electronegativity", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2000122, 11921-11924.  
30.    C. Rice, Y. Y. Tong, E. Oldfield, A. Wieckowski, F. Hahn, F. Gloaguen,  J.-M. Leger, and C. Lamy; "An in-situ Infrared Study of Monoxide Adsorbed onto Commercial Fuel-Cell-Grade Carbon-Supported Platinum Nanoparticles: Correlation with 13C NMR Resutls"J. Phys. Chem. B., 2000104, 5803-5807.
29.    Y. Y. Tong, C. Rice, A. Wieckowski, and E. Oldfield; "A Detailed NMR-Based Model for CO on Pt Catalysts in an Electrochemical Environment: Shifts, Relaxation, Back-Bonding and the Fermi-level Local Density of States", J. Am. Chem. Soc2000122; 1123-1129.
28.    N. Essayem, Y. Y. Tong, H. Jobic, and J. C. Vedrine; "Protonic Sites in H3PW12O40 and Cs2HPW12O40: A Solid-State 1H, 2H, 31P, 133Cs MAS-NMR and Inelastic Neutron Scattering Study on Samples Prepared under Standard Reaction Condition", Applied Catalysis A:General2000194, 109-122
27.    Y. Y. Tong, C. Rice, N. Godbout, A. Wieckowski, and E. Oldfield; "Correlation between the Knight Shift of Chemisorbed CO and the Fermi Level Local Density of States at Clean Platinum Catalyst Surfaces", J. Am. Chem. Soc1999121, 2996-3003.
26.    Y. Y. Tong, E. Oldfield, and A. Wieckowski; "Exploring Electrochemical Interfaces with Solid-State NMR", A-page article; Anal. Chem., 199870, 518A-527A.
25.    C. Rice, Y. Y. Tong, E. Oldfield, and A. Wieckowski; "Cyclic Voltammetry and 195Pt Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Characterization of Graphite-supported Commercial Fuel Cell Grade Platinum Electrocatalysts", Electrochimica Acta199843, 2825 - 2830.
23.    S. Dos Santos, Y. Y. Tong, F. Quignard, A. Choplin, D. Sinou, and J. P. Dutasta; "Supported Aqueous Phase Palladium Catalysts for the Reaction of Allylic Substitution: Towards and Understanding of the Catalytic System", Orgamometallics199817, 78 - 89.
23.    Y. Y. Tong*, P. Meriaudeau,  A. J. Renouprez, and J. J. van der Klink; "Tailoring the Frontier Orbitals at the Surfaces of Platinum Catalysts", J Phys. Chem. B1997101, 10155 - 10158.
22.    Y. Y. Tong, C. Belrose, A. Wieckowski, E. Oldfield,; "First Observation of Platinum-195 Nuclear Magnetic Resonance in Commercial Graphite-Supported Platinum Electrodes in an Electrochemical Environment"J. Am. Chem. Soc1997119,  11709 - 11710.
21.    Y. Y. Tong*, J. Billy, A. J. Renouprez, and J. J. van der Klink,; "Correlation between the Stretching Frequency of Adsorbed Carbon Monoxide and the Fermi Level Local Density of States at Surfaces of Platinum Catalysts", J. Am. Chem. Soc1997119, 3929 - 3934.
20.    Y. Y. Tong; "Inadequacy of a Simple Curie-Weiss Approximation for Nuclear Magnetic Resonance in Paramagnetic Transition Metal Oxides", J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun1996, 2317.
19.    Y. Y. Tong; "Nuclear Spin-Echo Fourier-Transform Mapping Spectroscopy for Broad NMR lines in Solids", J. Magn. Res., Series A1996119, 22 - 28.
18.    Y. Y. Tong*, A. J. Renouprez, G. A. Martin, and J. J. van der Klink; "Electron Availability and the Surface Fermi Level Local Density of States: an Alternative Way to See Catalytic Activity of Metals", Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis1996101, 901 - 910. 
17.    Y. Y. Tong, J. J. Bercier, and J. J. van der Klink; "Loss of Metallic Character in Zeolite-Encaged Platinum Particles at Low Temperatures", in the Proceedings of the International Symposium on the Science and Technology of Atomically Engineered Materials, P. Jena, S.N. Khanna, B.K. Rao, Editors, World Scientific, Singapore, 1996.
16.    Y. Y. Tong, T. Yonezawa, N. Toshima and J. J. van der Klink; "195Pt NMR of polymer-protected Pt/Pd bimetallic catalysts", J. Phys. Chem.1996100, 730 -733.

Before 1995

15.    Y. Y. Tong, D. Laub, G. Schulz-Ekloff, A. J. Renouprez, and J. J. van der Klink; "Indications from 195Pt NMR for a Temperature-dependent Metal-nonmetal Transition of Small Platinum Particles in Zeolites", Phys. Rev. B199552, 8407 - 8413.
14.    Y. Y. Tong and J. J. van der Klink; "Local metal-nonmetal transition on oxygen-covered platinum particles from 195Pt NMR", J. Phys. C: Condens. Matter,  19957, 2447 - 2459.
13.    Y. Y. Tong and J. J. van der Klink; "Hydrogen adsorption on Platinum Particles studied by 195Pt NMR", J. Phys. Chem199498, 11011 - 11014.
12.    Y. Y. Tong, G. A. Martin and J. J. van der Klink; "195Pt NMR Observation of Local Density of States Enhancement on Alkali-Promoted Platinum Catalyst Surfaces", J. Phys. C: Condens Matter19946, L533 - L.538.
11.    Y. Y. Tong, J. J. van der Klink, G. Clugnet, A. J. Renouprez, D. Laub and Ph. Buffat; "Electron Microscopy and 195Pt Nuclear Magnetic Resonance of Platinum Particles in a Zeolite-Y Matrix", Surface Science,  1993292, 276 - 288.
10.    Y. Y. Tong*, H. Du and L. Fei; "Comparison Between the Hydration Processes of Tricalcium Silicate and Beta-Dicalcium Silicate",Cement and Concrete Research199121,  509-514.
9.    Y. Y.  Tong*, H. Du and L. Fei; "Hydration Process of Beta-Dicalcium Silicate Followed by MAS and CP/MAS Nuclear Magnetic Resonance", Cement and Concrete Research199121, 355 - 358.
8.    Y. Y. Tong*, H. Du and L. Fei; "CP/MAS NMR Studies of the Initial Hydration Processes of Activated and Ordinary Beta-Dicalcium Silicates", Cement and Concrete Research199020, 986 - 991.
7.   W.-W. Dai, Y. Y. Tong, L. Fei and P. Lu; "A Mechanistic Study of C3S Hydration Reaction Influenced by VTES", J. Chinese Ceramic Soc.,199018, 547-550.
6.   W.-W. Dai, Y. Y. Tong,  and L. Fei; "Hydration Reaction of CH2CHSi(OEt)3 Studied by NMR", Chinese J. Appl. Chem.19907, 76-78.
5.    W.-W. Dai, Y. Y. Tong, L. Fei and P. Lu; "The Influence of VTES on the Hydration Process of C3S", the Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Cement & Concrete, Beijing, China, 1989Vol. 1, 238 - 243.
4.    Q.-F. Shao, Y. Y. Tong, Y.-M Shen, J.-G Hu and X.-L. Xu; "An NMR Study on the 63Cu in High Tc Superconductor Y1Ba2Cu3O7-d", J. of Fudan University (Nature Science), 199130, 235 -238.
3.    Y. Y Tong; "Theoretical Calculation and Computer Simulation of Powder Pattern of Solid State NMR under Anisotropic Chemical Shift and Quadrupolar Interactions", J. of Fudan University (Nature Science), 198726, 428.
2.    Y. Y. Tong, Y.-Z. Gu and L. Fei; "NMR Powder Pattern of Solid under Anisotropic Chemical Shift and Quadrupolar Interactions: a Computer Simulation", J. Spectroscopy (China), 19864, 34.
1.   Y. Y. Tong, Y.-Z Gu and L. Fei; "Zero Field NMR of 209Bi in Bismuth Germanite (Bi4Ge3O12)", J. Spectroscopy (China), 19864, 20.