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  • Q. Wang, Q. Dong, Da-Wen Sun, Q. Zeng, L. Zhang and Z. Wang, Effects of High Voltage Electrostatic Field Assisted Freezing Enhanced with Ultrahigh Permittivity Ceramic on Quality Attributes of Grass Carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella) Fillets During Frozen Storage, LWT - Food Science and Technology, (2024).
  • Y. Fu, Y. Ren and Da-Wen Sun, Novel Analysis of Food Processes by Terahertz Spectral Imaging: A Review of Recent Research Findings, Trends in Food Science & Technology, (2024).
  • O. I. Obajemihi, J.-H. Cheng and Da-Wen Sun, Novel Cold Plasma Functionalized Water Pretreatment for Improving Drying Performance and Physicochemical Properties of Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) Fruits During Infrared-Accelerated Pulsed Vacuum Drying, Journal of Food Engineering, (2024).
  • Z. Zhu, J. Mai, T. Li, Da-Wen Sun, Q. Zeng, X. Liu and Z. Wang, In-Situ Investigation of Supercooling Behaviour During High-Pressure Shift Freezing of Pure Water and Sucrose Solution, Food Chemistry, (2024).
  • H. Pu, Q. Ouyang and Da-Wen Sun, Special Chemical Reactions Combined with SERS Techniques for Improving Detection of Trace and Raman-Inactive Food Contaminants: Principles and Applications, Trends in Food Science & Technology, (2024).
  • Da-Wen Sun, H. Pu and J. Yu, Applications of Hyperspectral Imaging Technology in the Food Industry, Nature Reviews Electrical Engineering, (2024).
  • J.-H. Cheng, R. Du and Da-Wen Sun, Regulating Bacterial Biofilms in Food and Biomedicine: Unraveling Mechanisms and Innovating Strategies, Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, (2024).
  • Q. Wei, L. Shao, H. Pu and Da-Wen Sun, Covalent Organic Frameworks Modified with Silver Nanoparticles as Substrates for Label-Free SERS Detection of Fungicides, Journal of Food Measurement and Characterization, (2024).
  • C. Zhou, Da-Wen Sun, J. Ma, A. Qin, B. Z. Tang, X.-R. Lin and S.-L. Cao, Assembly-Induced Emission of Copper Nanoclusters: Revealing the Sensing Mechanism for Detection of Volatile Basic Nitrogen in Seafood Freshness On-Site Monitoring, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, (2024)
  • X. Yu, H. Pu and Da-Wen Sun, Developments in Food Neonicotinoids Detection: Novel Recognition Strategies, Advanced Chemical Sensing Techniques and Recent Applications, Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, (2024).   
  • Q. Wei, Q. Dong, H. Pu and Da-Wen Sun, Fabrication of a MoS2/g-C3N4@Au Heterojunction-Based Recyclable SERS Substrate for Detecting Fungicides, Journal of Food Measurement and Characterization, (2024).
  • J. Tang, X. Zhu, A. R. Jambrak, Da-Wen Sun and B. K. Tiwari, Mechanistic and Synergistic Aspects of Ultrasonics and Hydrodynamic Cavitation for Food Processing, Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, (2024).     
  • Y. Lin, J. Ma, Da-Wen Sun, J.-H. Cheng and C. Zhou, Fast Real-Time Monitoring of Meat Freshness Based on Fluorescent Sensing Array and Deep Learning: From Development to Deployment, Food Chemistry, 448 (2024) 139078.
  • T. G. Rinwi, Da-Wen Sun, J. Ma and Q.-J. Wang, Effects of Different Isochoric Freeze-thaw Cycles on the Physicochemical Quality Attributes of Chicken Breast Meat, Food Bioscience, 59 (2024) 103641.
  • X. Zhang, H. Pu and Da-Wen Sun, Photothermal Detection of Food Hazards Using Temperature as an Indicator: Principles, Sensor Developments and Applications, Trends in Food Science & Technology, 146 (2024) 104393.
  • N. Yang, H. Pu and Da-Wen Sun, Developing a Magnetic SERS Nanosensor Utilizing Aminated Fe-Based MOF for Ultrasensitive Trace Detection of Organophosphorus Pesticides in Apple Juice, Food Chemistry, 446 (2024) 138846.
  • H. Pu, J. Yu, J. Luo, J. Paliwal and Da-Wen Sun, Terahertz Spectra Reconstructed Using Convolutional Denoising Autoencoder for Identification of Rice Grains Infested with Sitophilus oryzae at Different Growth Stages, Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy311 (2024) 124015.
  • Y. Lin, J. Ma, J.-H. Cheng and Da-Wen Sun, Visible Detection of Chilled Beef Freshness Using a Paper-Based Colourimetric Sensor Array Combining with Deep Learning Algorithms, Food Chemistry, 441 (2024) 138344.
  • F. Lian,  J.-H. Cheng, J. Ma and Da-Wen Sun, Unveiling Microwave and Roasting-Steam Heating Mechanisms in Regulating Fat Changes in Pork Using Cell Membrane Simulation, Food Chemistry, 441 (2024) 138397.
  • T. Gao, Da-Wen Sun, Y. Tian, J. Ma and J.-H. Cheng, Multiphysics Modelling of Constant Power Microwave Heating of Model Juice, International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 198 (2024) 108888.
  • E. J. Bassey, J.-H. Cheng and Da-Wen Sun, Comparative Elucidation of Bioactive and Antioxidant Properties of Red Dragon Fruit Peel as Affected by Electromagnetic and Conventional Drying Approaches, Food Chemistry, 439 (2024) 138118.
  • H. Wan, Z. Zhu and Da-Wen Sun, Deep Eutectic Solvents (DESs) Films Based on Gelatin as Active Packaging for Moisture Regulation in Fruit Preservation, Food Chemistry, 439 (2024) 138114.
  • L. Xu, Da-Wen Sun, Y. Tian, L. Sun and Z. Zhu, Self-Rehydrating and Highly Entangled Hydrogel for Sustainable Daytime Passive Cooling, Chemical Engineering Journal479 (2024) 147795. 
  • S. Wang, S. Miao and Da-Wen Sun, Modifying Structural and Techno-Functional Properties of Quinoa Proteins Through Extraction Techniques and Modification Methods, Trends in Food Science & Technology, 143 (2024) 104285.
  • H. Wan, Da-Wen Sun, Z. Zhu and L. Zeng, Fabrication and Characterization of Biomimetic Plant Cuticles from Pullulan - Graphene Oxide (PU-GO) and Beeswax - Stearic Acid (BW-SA) for Citrus Limon Rosso Preservation, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules254 (2024) 127776.
  • L. Xu, Da-Wen Sun, Y Tian and Z. Zhu, Minimizing Polyphenols and Enzymes Degradation Using Hydrogel Packaging with Combined Evaporative and Daytime Radiative Cooling Functions During Ambient Transportation, Food Chemistry, 437 (2024) 137804.
  • X. Yang, J.-H. Cheng and Da-Wen Sun, Enhancing Microorganism Inactivation Performance Through Optimization of Plate-to-Plate Dielectric Barrier Discharge Cold Plasma Reactors, Food Control157 (2024) 110164.
  • Q. Wei, C. Pan, T. Wang, H. Pu and Da-Wen Sun, A Three-Dimensional Gold Nanoparticles Spherical Liquid Array for SERS Sensitive Detection of Pesticide Residues in Apple, Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy304 (2024) 123357.
  • J.-H. Cheng, X. Zhang, J. Ma and Da-Wen Sun, Fluorescent Polythymidine-Templated Copper Nanoclusters Aptasensor for Sensitive Detection of Tropomyosin in Processed Shrimp Products, Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy304 (2024) 123271.
  • M. Lv, H. Pu and Da-Wen Sun, A Durian-Shaped Multilayer Core-Shell SERS Substrate for Flow Magnetic Detection of Pesticide Residues on Foods, Food Chemistry, 433 (2024) 137389.
  • Q. Li, T. Lei, Y. Cheng, X. Wei and Da-Wen Sun, Predicting Wheat Gluten Concentrations in Potato Starch Using GPR and SVM Models Built by Terahertz Time-Domain Spectroscopy, Food Chemistry, 432 (2024) 137235.
  • J.-H. Cheng, J. Li and Da-Wen Sun, In Vivo Biological Analysis of Cold Plasma on Allergenicity Reduction of Tropomyosin in Shrimp, Food Chemistry, 432 (2024) 137210.

For a complete list of publications, please visit: https://www.ucd.ie/sun/scholarpublications/




Results (as of 30 March 2024) in the Web of Science Core Collection for journal papers published by Professor Sun are as follows:

  • Publications in Web of Science: 870 
  • Sum of the Times Cited: 50,874
  • Average Citations per Item: 58.5
  • h-index: 121

For up-to-date h-index, please visit Publons at (opens in a new window)https://www.webofscience.com/wos/author/record/1290658

Prof. Da-Wen Sun CIGR Honorary President

University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.
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