Advanced Nanomaterials for Clean Energy GroupWestern Engineering


pdf226. N. Cheng, M. Banis, J. Liu, A. Riese, X. Li, R. Li S. Ye, S. Knights and X. Sun, Extremely stable platinum nanoparticles encapsulated in zirconia nanocages by area-selective atomic layer deposition for oxygen reduction reactionAdv. Mater., 27 2 (2015) 277

pdf225. J. Wang and X. Sun, Olivine LiFePO4: the Remaining Challenges for Future Energy StorageEnergy Environ. Sci. 8 (2015) 1110-1138 (Invited review)

pdf224. H. Yadegari, M. Banis, B. Xiao, Q. Sun, X. Li, A. Lushington, B. Wang, R. Li, T.-K. Sham, X. Cui and X. Sun, Three-dimensional air electrode for sodium-oxygen battery: a mechanism study toward the cyclability of the cell Chem. Mater., 27 (2015) 3040-3047

pdf223. J. Liu and X. Sun, Elegant Design of Electrode and Electrode/Electrolyte Interface in Lithium-Ion Batteries by Atomic Layer DepositionNanotechnology 26 (2015) 024001 (Invited review)

pdf222. N. Cheng, M. Banis, J. Liu, A. Riese, S. Mu, R. Li, T.-K. Sham and X. Sun, Atomic scale enhancement of metal-support interactions between Pt and ZrC for highly stable electrocatalystsEnergy Environ. Sci. 8(2015) 1450

pdf221. K. Kaliyappan, J. Liu, A. Lushington, R. Li and X. Sun, Highyly Stable Na3/2(Mn0.54Ni0.13Co0.13)O2 Cathode Modified by Atomic Layer Deposition for Sodium-Ion BatteriesChem. Sus. Chem 8 (2015) 2537

pdf220. J. Liu, M. Banis, B. Xiao, Q. Sun, A. Lushington, R. Li, J. Guo, T.-K. Sham and X. Sun, Atomically Precise Growth of Sodium Titanates as Anode Materials for High-Rate and Ultralong Cycle-Life Sodium-Ion BatteriesJ. Mater. Chem. A 3 (2015) 24281-24288

pdf219. J. Wang, C. Liu, M. Banis, N. Cheng, A. Riese, S. Wang and X. Sun, Superior Anti-poisoning Performance of Graphenes versurs Carbon Nanotubes as Pt Catalysts Supports for Formate OxidationInt. J Hydrogen Energy 41 2 (2015) 936-943.

pdf218. J. Pan, M. Yang, Y. Sun, T. Ma, X. Yue, W. Li and X. Sun, Totally Atom-economical synthesis of nano/micro structured nickel hydroxide realized by an Ni-O2 fuel cellGreen Chemistry 17 (2015) 1446-1452

pdf217. Q. Sun, H. Yadegari, J. Liu, B. Xiao, X. Li, C. Langford, R. Li and X. Sun, Towards Sodium-"Air" Battery: Revealing the Critical Role of Humidity. J. Phys. Chem. C 119 24 (201413433-13441

pdf216. B. Xiao, J. Liu, Q. Sun, B. Wang, M. Banis, D. Zhao, Z. Wang, R. Li, X. Cui, T.-K. Sham and X. Sun,  Unravelling the role of electrochemically active FePO4 coating by atomic layer deposition for increased high-voltage stability of LiNi0.5Mn1.5O4 cathode materialAdv. Sci. (2015) 1500022 (Highlighted by "MaterialsView China" and "MaterialsView")

pdf215. Q. Sun, H. Yadegari, M. N. Banis, J. Liu, B. Xiao, B. Wang, S. Lawes, R. Li and X. Sun, Self-stacked Nitrogen-Doped Carbon Nanotubes and Long-life Air Electrode for Sodium-Air Batteries: Elucidating the Evolution of Discharge Product Morphology. Nano Energy 12 (2015) 698-708

pdf214. D. Geng, N. Ding, T. S. Andy Hor, Z. Liu, X. Sun, Y. Zhong,  Potential of metal-free "graphene alloy" as electrocatalysts for oxygen reduction reactionJ. Mater. Chem. A 3 (2015) 1795-1810

pdf213. A. Riese, D. Banham, S. Ye and X. Sun, Accelerated Stress Testing by Rotating Disk Electrode for Carbon Corrosion in Fuel Cell Catalyst Supports.  J. Electrochem. Soc., 162 7 (2015) F783-F788

pdf212. J. Wang, N. Cheng, B. Xiao, A. Riese and X. Sun, Comparative study to understand the intrinsic properties of Pt and Pd catalysts for methanol and ethanol oxidation in alkaline media.  Electrochim. Acta 185, (2015) 267-275

pdf211. N.-W. Pu, G.-N. Shi, Y.-M Liu, X. Sun, J.-K Chang, C.-L. Sun, M.-D. Ger, C.-Y. Chen, P.-C. Wang, Y.-Y. Peng, C.-H. Wu and S. Lawes, Graphene grown on stainless steel as a high-performance and ecofriendly anti-corosion coating for polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell bipolar plates.  J. Power Sources 282 (2015) 248-256

pdf210. K. Harris, Z. Reeve, D. Wang, X. Li, X. Sun and G. Goward, Electrochemical Changes in Lithium-Battery Electrodes Studied Using 7Li NMR and Enhanced 13C NMR of Graphene and Graphitic CarbonsChem. Mater., 27 9 (2015) 3299

pdf209. S. Lawes, A. Riese, Q. Sun, N. Cheng and X. Sun, Printing nanostructured carbon for energy storage and conversion applicationsCarbon 92 (2015) 150-176 (Invited review)

pdf208. M. Li, X. Li, W. Li, X. Meng, Y. Yu and X. Sun, Atomic Layer Deposition Derived Graphene Nanosheets Decorated with Amorphous TiO2 Thin Film with Superior Rate CapabilityElectrochem. Commu., 57 (2015) 3040-3047

pdf207. A. Lushington, J. Liu, M. Banis, B. Xiao and X. Sun, A Novel Approach in Controlling the Conductivity of Thin Films using Molecular Layer DepositionAppl. Surf. Sci., 357 (2015) 1319-1324

pdf206. Y. Zhao, X. Li, D. Li, S. Lawes, X. Sun, Significant Impact of 2D Graphene Nanosheets on Large Volume Change in Tin-Based Anodes: A Review. J. Power Sources 274 (2015) 869

pdf205. Y. Zhao, X. Li, L. Dong, B. Yan, H. Shan, D. Li and X. Sun, Electrospun SnO2-ZnO Nanofibers with Improved Electrochemical Performance as Anode Materials for Lithium-Ion BatteriesInt. J Hydrogen Energy40 (2015) 14338.

pdf204. M. Ionescu, X. Sun and B. Luan, Multilayer Graphene Synthesized Using Magnetron Sputtering for Planar Supercapacitor ApplicationCanadian Journal of Chemistry 93 (2015) 160-164

pdf203. D. Wang, L. Liu, X. Sun, T.-K. Sham, Observation of lithiation induced structural variations in TiO2 nanotube arrays by X-ray absorption fine structuresJ. Mater. Chem. A 3 (2015) 412-419

pdf202. H. Song, X. Li, Y. Cui, D. Xiong, Y. Wang, J. Zeng, L. Dong, D. Li, X. Sun, Controllable Lithium Storage Performance of Tin Oxide Anodes with Various Particle SizesInt. J Hydrogen Energy (2015) Accepted

pdf201. D. Xiong, X. Li, H. Shan, Y. Zhao, L. Dong, H. Xu, X. Zhang, D. Li, X. Sun, Oxygen-containing Functional Groups Enhancing Electrochemical Performance of Porous Reduced Graphene Oxide Cathode in Lithium Ion BatteriesElectrochim. Acta 174 (2015) 762-769