Advanced Nanomaterials for Clean Energy GroupWestern Engineering


pdf133. X. Meng, X.-Q. Yang, X. Sun, Emerging Applications of Atomic Layer Dposition for Lithium-ion Battery Studies. Adv. Mater. 24 (2012) 3589-3615. (Ten most downloaded articles in June)

pdf132. J. Wang, R. Li, X. Sun, Understanding and Recent Development of Carbon Coating on LiFePO4Cathode Material for Lithium-ion Batteries. Energy Environ. Sci. 5 (2012) 5163-5185. (Top 25 most-read Energy & Environmental Science articles from Q2 2012)

pdf131. X. Li, X. Meng, J. Liu, D. Geng, Y. Zhang, M. Banis, Y. Li, R. Li, X. Sun, M. Cai, M. Verbrugge, Tin Oxide with Controlled Morphology and Crystallinity by Atomic Layer Deposition onto Graphene Nanosheets for Enhanced Lithium Storage. Adv. Funct. Mater. 22 (2012) 1647-1654. (Highlighted as "Frontispiece", Most Accessed from 12/2011~11/2012)

pdf130. S. Yang, D. Wang, G. Liang, Y. Yiu, J. Wang, L. Liu, X. Sun, T.-K. Sham, Soft X-ray XANES Studies of Various Phases Related to LiFePO4 Based Cathode Materials. Energy Environ. Sci. 5 (2012) 7007-7016.

pdf129.Y. Zhong, Y. Zhang, R. Li, M. Cai, X. Sun, Facile Synthesis of Crystalline SnO2 Nanowires on Various Current Collector Substrates. J. Chin. Chem. Soc. 59 (2012) 1288-1293.

pdf128. M. Mahdavi, L. Jiang, X. Sun, Nonlinear Free Vibration Analysis of An Embedded Double Layer Graphene Sheet in Polymer Medium. Inter. J. Appl. Mech. 04,  (2012) 1250039. (DOI: 10.1142/S1758825112500391).

pdf127. X. Li, J. Yang, Y. Hu, J. Wang, Y. Li, M. Cai, R. Li, X. Sun, Novel Approach toward Binder-free and Current Collector-free Anode Configuration: Highly Flexible Nanoporous Carbon Nanotube Electrodes with Excellent Mechanical Strength Harvesting Improved Lithium Storage. J. Mater. Chem. 22 (2012) 18847-18853.

pdf126. J. Yang, J. Wang, X. Li, D. Wang, J. Liu, G. Liang, M. Gauthier, Y. Li, R. Li, X. Sun, Hierarchically Porous LiFePO4/Nitrogen-doped Carbon Nanotube Composite for Lithium Ion Batteries Cathodes. J. Mater. Chem. 22(2012) 7537-7543.

pdf125. Y. Li, J. Wang, X. Li, D. Geng, M. N. Banis, Y. Tang, D. Wang, R. Li, T.-K. Sham, X. Sun, Discharge Product Morphology and Increased Charge Performance of Lithium-oxygen Batteries with Graphene Nanosheet Electrodes: The Effect of Sulphur DopingJ. Mater. Chem. 22 (2012) 20170-20174.

pdf124. J. Liu, X. Meng, M. Banis, M. Cai, R. Li, X. Sun, Crystallinity-Controlled Synthesis of Zirconium Oxide Thin Films on Nitrogen-doped Carbon Nanotubes by Atomic Layer Deposition. J. Phys. Chem. C 116 (2012) 14656-14664.

pdf123. Y. Li, J. Wang, X. Li, D. Geng, M. Banis, R. Li, X. Sun, Nitrogen-doped Graphene Nanosheets as Cathode Materials with Excellent Electrocatalytic Activity for High Capacity Lithium-oxygen Batteries.Electrochem. Commun. 18 (2012) 12-15. (Highlighted by "Green Car Congress","New Energy and Fuel"  and "Materials Today",  ten most downloaded articles from Feb. to May. in 2012

pdf122. X. Li, J. Liu, Y, Zhang, Y. Li, H. Liu, X. Meng, J. Yang, D. Geng, D. Wang, R. Li, X. Sun, High Concentration Nitrogen Doped Carbon Nanotube Anodes with Superior Li+ Storage Performance for Lithium Rechargeable Battery Application. J. Power Sources 197 (2012) 238-245.

pdf121. D. Geng, Y. Hu, Y. Li, R. Li, X. Sun, One-pot Solvothermal Synthesis of Doped Graphene with the Designed Nitrogen Type Used as a Pt Support for Fuel Cells. Electrochem. Commun. 22 (2012) 65-68.

pdf120. J. Yang, J. Wang, D. Wang, X. Li, D. Geng, G. Liang, M. Gauthier, R. Li, X. Sun, 3D Porous LiFePO4-graphene Hybrid Electrodes with Enhanced Performance for Li-ion Batteries. J. Power Sources 208 (2012) 340-344.

pdf119. D. Wang, J. Yang, X. Li, J. Wang, R. Li, M. Cai, T. K. Sham, X. Sun. Observation of Surface/Defect States of SnO2 Nanowires on Different Substrates from X-ray Excited Optical Luminescence. Cryst. Growth Des. 12(2012) 397-402.

pdf118. D. Wang, X. Li, J. Wang, J. Yang, D. Geng, R. Li, M. Cai, T.-K. Sham, X. Sun, Defect-Rich Crystalline SnO2 Immobilized on Graphene Nanosheets with Enhanced Cycle Performance. J. Phys. Chem. C 116 (2012) 22149-22156.

pdf117. J. Liu, X. Li, J. Yang, D. Geng, Y. Li, D. Wang, R. Li, X. Sun, Microwave-assisted Hydrothermal Synthesis of Nanostructured Spinel Li4Ti5O12 as Anode Materials for Lithium Ion Batteries. Electrochim. Acta 63 (2012) 100-104.

pdf116. Y. Zhong, Y. Zhang, G. Zhang, R. Li, X. Sun, Site-controlled Synthesis and Mechanism of Three-dimensional Mo2S3 Flowers. Appl. Surf. Sci. 263 (2012) 410-415.

pdf115. M. Ionescu, Y. Zhang, R. Li, H. Abou-Rachid, X. Sun, Nitrogen-doping Effects on the Growth, Structure and Electrical Performance of Carbon Nanotubes Obtained by Spray Pyrolysis Method. Appl. Surf. Sci. 258 (2012) 4563-4568.

pdf114. H. Liu, Y. Zhang, R. Li, X. Sun, H. Abou-Rachid, Thermal and Chemical Durability of Nitrogen-doped Carbon NanotubesJ. Nanopart. Res. 14 (2012) 1016.

pdf113. M. Mahdavi, L. Jiang, X. Sun, Nonlinear Vibration and Postbuckling Analysis of A Single Layer Graphene Sheet Embedded in A Polymer Matrix. Physica E 44 (2012) 1708-1715. 

pdf112. X. Li, A. Dhanabalan, X. Meng, L. Gu, X. Sun, C. Wang, Nanoporous tree-like SiO2 Films Fabricated by Sol-gel Assisted Electrostatic Spray Deposition. Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 15 (2012) 488-494.

pdf111. M. M. Barsan, R. C. Carvalho, Y. Zhong, X. Sun, C. M. A. Brett, Carbon Nanotube Modified Carbon Cloth Electrodes: Characterisation and Application as Biosensors. Electrochim. Acta 85 (2012) 203-209.

pdf110. Y. Li, J. Wang, Y. Zhang, M. Banis, J. Liu, D. Geng, R. Li, X. Sun, Facile Controlled Synthesis and Growth Mechanisms of Flower-like and Tubular MnO2 Nanostructres by Microwave-assisted Hydrothermal Method. J. Colloid Interface Sci. 369 (2012) 123-128.

pdf109. M. Saha, M. Cai, X. Sun, Carbon-coated Tungsten Oxide Nanowires Supported Pt Nanoparticles for Oxygen Reduction. Int. J Hydrogen Energy 37 (2012) 4633-4638.

pdf108. H. Liu, Y. Zhang, R. Li, M. Cai, X. Sun, Synthesis and Characterization of TiO2@C Core-shell Nanowires and Nanowalls via Chemical Vapor Deposition for Potential Large-scale Product. J. Colloid Interface Sci. 367 (2012) 115-119.