Advanced Nanomaterials for Clean Energy GroupWestern Engineering


pdf263. N. Cheng, S. Stambula, D. Wang, M. Banis, J. Liu, A. Riese, B. Xiao, R. Li, T.-K. ShamL. Liu, G. Botton and X. Sun, Platinum Single-atom and Cluster Catalysis of the Hydrogen Evolution ReactionNat. Commun., 7 (2016) 13638.

pdf262. N. Dasgupta, L. Li and X. Sun, Atomic Layer Deposition for Energy and Environmental Applications.Adv. Mater. Inter., 3, 21 (2016) 1600914. (Special issue in Materials Interfaces focused on Atomic Layer Deposition. Read More)

pdf261. X. Li, A. Lushington, Q. Sun, W. Xiao, J. Liu, B. Wang, Y. He, K. Nie, Y. Hu, Q. Xiao, R. Li, J. Guo, T.-K. Sham and X. Sun, Safe and Durable High-Temperature Lithium-sulfur Batteries via Molecular Layer Deposited Coating. Nano Lett., 16 (2016) 3545-3549

pdf260. H. Yadegari, Q. Sun and X. Sun, Sodium-Oxygen Batteries: A Comparative Review from Chemical and Electrochemical Fundamentals to Future Perspective. Adv. Mater., 28 (2016) 7065-7093..

pdf259. N. Cheng, Y. Shao, J. Liu and X. Sun, Electrocatalysts by Atomic Layer Deposition for Fuel Cell Applications. Nano Energy 29 (2016) 220-242 (Invited review).

pdf258. D. Geng, N. Ding, T. S. Hor, S.-W. Chien, Z. Liu, D. Wu, X. Sun and Y. Zong, From Lithium-Oxygen to Lithium-Air Batteries: Challenges and OpportunitiesAdv. Energy Mater., 6 (2016) 152164. (Invited review)

pdf257. Y. Zhao, Z. Song, X. Li, Q. Sun, N. Cheng, S. Lawes and X. Sun, Metal Organic Frameworks for Energy Storage and ConversionEnergy Storage Materials 2 (2016) 35-62 (Invited review)

pdf256. Y. Zhao, X. Li, D. Xiong, D. Li, S. Lawes and X. Sun, Recent Development and Understanding of Novel Mixed Transition-Metal Oxides as Anodes in Lithium Ion BatteriesAdv. Energy Mater., 6 (2016) 1502175.(Invited review)

pdf255. L. Fan, X. Li, B. Yan, J. Feng, D. Xiong, D. Li, L. Gu, Y. Wen, S. Lawes and X. Sun, Controlled SnO2 Crystallinity Effectively Dominating Sodium Storage PerformanceAdv. Energy Mater., 6 (2016) 1502057.

pdf254. J. Li, C. Liu, X. Li, Z. Wang, Y. Shao, S. Wang, X. Sun, W. Pong, J. Guo and T.-K Sham, Unraveling the Origin of Visible Light Capture by Core-Shell TiO2 NanotubesChem. Mater., 28 (2016) 4467.

pdf253. B. Wang, J. Liu, Q. Sun, B. Xiao, R. Li, T.-K Sham and X. Sun, Titanium Dioxide/Lithium Phosphate Nanocomposite Derived from Atomic Layer Deposition as a High-Performance Anode for Lithium Ion Batteries. Adv. Mater. Inter.,3 (2016) 1600369

pdf252. M. Dolle, M. Talebi-Esfandarani, S. Gauthier, P. Sauriol, M. Duttine, A. Wattiaux, Y. Liu, X. Sun and G. Liang, Control of the LiFePO4 Electrochemical Properties Using Low Cost Iron Precursor in a Melt-Process. J. Solid State Electrochem. 20 (2016) 3481-3490.

pdf251. J. Liu, B. Wang, Q. Sun, R. Li, T.-K Sham and X. Sun, Atomic Layer Deposition of Hierarchical CNTs@FePO4 Architecture as a 3D Electrode for Lithium-Ion and Sodium-Ion Batteries. Adv. Mater. Inter., (2016) 1600468

pdf250. Z. Song, N. Cheng, A. Lushington and X. Sun, Recent Progress on MOF-derived Nanomaterials as Advanced Electrocatalysts in Fuel Cells. Catalysts 6 (2016) 116.

pdf249. X. Li and X. Sun, Nanostructured Materials for Li-Ion Batteries and BeyondNanomaterials, 6 (2016) 63.

pdf248. J. Wang, C. Liu, B. Xiao, N. Cheng, A. Riese, M. Banis and X. Sun, Anti-poisoning Performance of Pt Catalysts Varying with Carbon Nanotubes Properties: Electrochemically Revealing the Importance of Defects.Chem. Electro. Chem. 4 (2017) 296 –303.

247. G. Zhang, M. Banis, Q. Wei, M. Cai, Y. Zhang, R. Li, S. Sun and X. Sun, Design of Pt/TiSix-NCNT Janus Nanostructures for Highly Stable and CO-Tolerant Electrocatalyst for PEM Fuel call Energy Application. (2016) Submitted.

246. X. Zhang, Q. Li, Q. Sun, X. Sun and H. Wang, Three-dimension Ultrathin Graphite Nanosheets Modified Porous  Carbon Microspheres for High-rate Performance Supercapacitors. (2016) Submitted.

pdf245. X. Song, X. Li, Z. Bai, B. Yan, D. Li and X. Sun, Morphology-dependent Performance of Nanostructured Ni3S2/Ni Anode Electrodes for High Performance Sodium-Ion Batteries.  Nano Energy 26(2016) 533.

pdf244. J. Wang, C. Liu, A. Lushington, N. Cheng, M. Banis, A. Riese and X. Sun, Pd on Carbon Nanotube-supported Ag for Formate Oxidation: the Effect of Ag on Anti-poisoning Performance. Electrochim. Acta 210 (2016) 285.

243. X. Zhang, Y. Wu, Z. Li, Q. Sun, Q. Li, F. Zheng and X. Sun, One-Step Fabrication of Graphite Nanosheets Modified Porous Carbon Microsphere for High-Rate Performance Supercapacitors. (2016) Submitted.

242. C. Yan, C. Wu, Q. Zhuang, L. Tian, Y. Cui, X. Zhao, Z. Ju and X. Sun, Investigation of the Lithiation Mechanism of Fe3O4-based Composite Anode: the Effect of the Carbon Matrix. Chemistry Select 1 (2016) 3979.

241. H. Kou, X. Li, L. Fan, B. Yan, D. Li and X. Sun, Binder-fee Porous NiCo2O4 Nanosheet Electrodes Enhancing Sodium Storage Performance. (2016) Submitted.

pdf240. Y. Bi, D. Wang and X. Sun, Stability of Li2CO3 in Cathode of Lithium Ion Battery and Its Influence on Electrochemical PerformanceRSC Adv. 6 (2016) 19233.

pdf239. L. Fan, X. Li, B. Yan, X. Li, D. Xiong, D. Li, H. Xu, X. Zhang and X. Sun, Amorphous SnO2/Graphene Aerogels Nanocomposites Harvesting Superior Anode Performance for Lithium Energy StorageApplied Enregy,175 (2016) 529

238. M. Talebi-Esfandarani, S. Rousselot, M. Gauthier, P. Sauriol, M. Duttine, A. Wattiaux, Y. Liu, X. Sun, G. Liang, M. Dollé, Evaluation of Melt Composition for Preparing LiFePO4 Using Non-Expensive Iron Source. (2016) Submitted.

pdf237. B. Yan, X. Li, Z. Bai, Y. Zhao, L. Dong, X. Song, C. Langford, D. Li and X. Sun, Crumpled Reduced Graphene Oxide Conformally Encapsulated Hollow V2O5 Nano/microsphere Achieving Brilliant Lithium Storage PerformanceNano Energy 24 (2016) 32.

pdf236. D. Xiong, X. Li, H. Shan, B. Yan, D. Li, C. Langford and X. Sun, Scalable Synthesis of Functionalized Graphene as Cathodes in Li-ion Electrochemical Energy Storage DevicesAppl. Energy 175 (2016) 512.

pdf235. H. Shan, D. Xiong, X. Li, Y. Sun, B. Yan, D. Li, S. Lawes, Y. Cui and X. Sun, Tailored Lithium Storage Performance of Graphene Aerogel Anodes with Controlled Srurface Defects for Lithium-Ion Batteries. App. Surf. Sci., 364 (2016) 651-659.

234. L. Wang, Q.-C. Zhuang, X. Zhao, K. Wu, J.-M. Xu and X. Sun, Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopic Investigation of the LiFePO4 Cathode for Lithium-ion Batteries. (2016) Submitted.

pdf233. X. Li, Q. Sun, J. Liu, B. Xiao and X. Sun, Tunable Porous Structure of Metal Organic Framework Derived Carbon and the Application in Lithium-sulfur BatteriesJ. Power Sources 302 (2016) 174-179

pdf232. H. Shan, Y. Zhao, X. Li, D. Xiong, L. Dong, B. Yan, D. Li and X. Sun, Carbon Nanotubes Cross-linked Zn2SnO4 Nanoparticles/Graphene Networks as High Capacities, Long Life Anode Materials for Lithium Ion BatteriesJ. Appl. Electrochem., 46 (2016) 851.

pdf231. C. Liu, X. Cai, J. Wang, J. Liu, A. Riese, Z. Chen, X. Sun and S. Wang, One-step Synthesis of AuPd Alloy Nanoparticles on Graphene as Stable Catalyst for Ethanol Electro-oxidationInt. J. Hydrogen Energy 41 (2016) 13476.

pdf230. Y. Hao, X. Li, X. Sun and C. Wang. Sulfur Coated Nitrogen-doped Graphene Nanosheets as Lithium-sulfur Battery Cathode. Mater. Sci. Eng. B, 213 (2016) 83-89.

pdf229. R. Thangavel, K. Kaliyappan, X. Sun and Y.-S. Lee, Going Beyond Lithium Hybrid Capacitors: Proposing a New High-Performing Sodium Hybrid Capacitor System for Next-Generation Hybrid Vehicles Made with Bio-Inspired Activated CarbonAdv. Energy Mater., 6 (2016) 1502199.

pdf228. F. Xiao, Z. Dong, H. Mao, J. Liu, X. Sun, Y. Song, Morphology and Lattice Stability Dependent Performance of Nanostructured Li4Ti5O12 Probed by in-situ High-Pressure Raman Spectroscopy and Synchrotron X-ray DiffractionCryst. Eng. Comm., 18 (2016) 736.

pdf227. H. Shan, X. Li, Y. Cui, D. Xiong, B. Yan, D. Li, A. Lushington and X. Sun, Sulfur/Nitrogen Dual-doped Porous Graphene Aerogel Enhancing Anode Performance of Lithium Ion BatteriesElectrochim. Acta 205, (2016) 188-197