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Shuhui Sun

Areas of expertise

Nanomaterials for Energy Conversion and Storage , Fuel cells , Nanomaterials

  • Full Professor

Phone
514-228-6919

Fax
450-929-8102

Email
shuhui.sun@inrs.ca

Énergie Matériaux Télécommunications Research Centre

1650 Lionel-Boulet Blvd.
Varennes, Quebec J3X 1P7
Canada

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Research interests

The SUN Group focuses primarily on the design of multi-functional Nanostructured Materials for Clean, Renewable Energy and Environmental applications. Specifically, our research interests are mainly centered on five topics :

  • Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology : Graphene, N-doped graphene, Carbon nanotubes (CNTs), N-doped CNTs, Metal and Metal oxide nanostructures, and Nanocomposites from particles to wires, tubes, and films.
  • Clean Energy Conversion and Storage : Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells (PEMFC) (Low-Pt and Non-precious metal catalysts), Metal-air Batteries, Lithium Batteries, Na/K/Zn-ion Batteries, COReduction, Solar H2 Production.
  • Environmental applications : Electro-Fenton process, Wastewater Treatment.
  • Fundamental electrochemistry & chemistry of surfaces and interfaces.
  • Structure-property relationships of nanostructured materials.

Education

  • PhD, Mechanical and Materials Engineering, the University of Western Ontario, Canada
  • MSc/PhD, Institute of Solid State Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China


Professional career

Awards

  • Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE), 2022.
  • Research Award, International Association for Hydrogen Energy (Fuel cell division), 2021.
  • Member of the Royal Society of Canada (College of New Scholars), 2020.
  • Canadian Catalysis Lectureship Award, 2020.
  • Member of Global Young Academy (GYA), 2017.
  • ECS-Toyota Young Investigator Fellow, 2017.
  • IUPAC I Prof. Jiang Novel Materials Youth Prize, 2017.
  • Governor General’s Gold Medal, Canada, June 2012.
  • Graduate Thesis Research Travel Award, the University of Western Ontario, Canada, May 2011.
  • Electrochimica Acta Travel Award for Young Electrochemists (1 of the 5 holders worldwide), September 2010.
  • Graduate Thesis Research Travel Award, the University of Western Ontario, Canada, May 2009.
  • Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarships (CGS D3) (NSERC) Scholarship, Canada, 2009-2011.
  • Quebec Merit Scholarship Program (ranked #1), FQRNT, Canada, 2006-2007.

Member

  • International Society of Electrochemistry (ISE),
  • Electrochemical Society (ECS),
  • Canada Society of Chemistry (CSC), 
  • Centre québécois sur les matériaux fonctionnels (CQMF),
  • Plasma Quebec,
  • Sigma Xi .
  • Global Young Academy (GYA). 2017-
  • UNESCO Chair for Materials and Technology for Energy Conversion, Saving and Storage (MATECSS), 2013-
  • Board Committee of the International Academy of Electrochemical Energy Science (IAOEES), 2014
  • Vice President of The International Academy of Electrochemical Energy Science (IAOEES), 2014-

Editorial and reviewer activities

  • Executive Editor-in-Chief, Electrochemical Energy Reviews (EER, IF=32.8), 2018-
  • Associate Editor, SusMat (Wiley), 2021-
  • Editorial board, Carbon Neutralization (Wiley), 2022-
  • Editor, Catalysts, 2018-
  • Editor, Nanotechnology and Precision Engineering, 2018-
  • Editor, Nano Advances, 2016-
  • Review editor, Fontiers in Energy Storage, 2013-
  • Editorial board,  ISRN Nanomaterials, 2012-
  • Editorial board,  the Scientific World Journal: Nanotechnology, 2012-
  • Guest Editor, EEST2015 Conference Special Issue of Advanced Energy, 2015
  • Guest Editor, EEST2015 Conference Special Issue of Energy Procedia, 2015
  • Leading Editor, Book “Carbon Nanomaterials for Electrochemical Energy Technologies – Fundamentals and Applications”, CRC Press, 2016
  • Guest Editor,EEST2014 Conference Special Issue of Electrochimica Acta, 2014
  • Guest Editor,EEST2014 Conference Special Issue of International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 2014
  • Active Reviewer for ~ 20 peer-reviewed journals such as :
    • Science, Nature,  Nature Materials, Nature Energy, Nature Communications, Advanced Energy Materials, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., J. Am. Chem. Soc, Advanced Materials, Advanced Functional Materials, Small, Chem. Mater., Journal of Chemical Physical Chemistry B, Journal of Chemical Physical Chemistry C, Applied Physics A, Crystal Growth & Design, Chemical Physical Letters, Applied Surface Science, J. Crystal Growth, Nanotechnology, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Polymers, Environmental Science & Technology (ES&T), etc.

Publications

A) List of Papers in Peer-reviewed Journals (Total citation >16,800 times; H-index =70)

The Sustainable Nanotechnology (SUN) group focuses on Multi-functional Nanomaterials for Clean Energy and Environmental applications, including PEM fuel cells (low-Pt and Pt-free catalysts), Green hydrogen production, Metal-ion (Li-/Na-/Zn-ion) batteries, Metal-air batteries, CO2 reduction, and Wastewater treatment.

Publications: >260 articles [>140 articles in journals with IF>10, including Nature Communications (IF=17.694), Science Advances (IF=14.14), Energy Environmental Science (IF=39.714), Advanced Materials (IF=32.086), Advanced Energy Materials (IF=29.698), J. Am. Chem. Soc. (IF= 16.368), Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. (IF=16.863), ACS Energy Letters (IF= 23.991), Chem (IF=25.832), InfoMat (IF=24.798), Applied Catalysis B (IF=24.319), Carbon Energy (IF=21.556), Nano Energy (IF=19.069), Advanced Science (IF=17.521), Advanced Functional Materials (IF=19.942), Energy Storage Materials (IF=20.831), ACS Nano (IF=18.027), Small methods (IF=15.367), Nano-Micro Letter (IF=23.655), Chemical Engineering Journal (IF=14.66), Journal of Materials Chemistry A (IF=14.511), Small (IF=15.153), Chemistry Materials (IF=10.508), Nanoscale Horizons (IF=11.684), Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (IF=14.982), Carbon (IF=11.307), Small Structures (IF=11.343), Journal of Magnesium and Alloys, (IF=11.813), Applied Energy (IF=11.446), ACS Applied Energy Materials (IF=10.383), Desalination (IF=11.211), ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces (IF=10.383), etc.]

 

2022

268. Y. Wang, W. Huang, L. Wan, J. Yang, R. Xie, Y. Zheng, Y. Tang, Y. Wang, K. Zaghib, L. Zheng, S. Sun, Z. Zhou, S. Sun, “Identification of the Active Triple-Phase Boundary of a Non-Pt Catalyst Layer in Fuel Cells Active Triple-Phase Boundary in Fuel Cells”.
Science Advances, 2022, in press.

267. Z. Pu, T. Liu, G. Zhang, Z. Chen, D. Li, N. Chen, W. Chen, Z. X. Chen, S. Sun, “General Synthesis of Transition-metal-based Carbon-group Intermetallic Catalysts for Efficient Electrocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution in Wide pH Range”.
Advanced Energy Materials, 2022, 12, 2200293.

266. Z. Li, S. Ning, J. Xu, J. Zhu, Z. Yuan, Y. Wu, J. Chen, F. Xie, Y. Jin, N. Wang, H. Meng, S. Sun, “In-Situ Electrochemical Activation of Co(OH)2@Ni(OH)2 Heterostructure for Efficient Ethanol Electrooxidation Reforming and Innovative Zinc-Ethanol-Air Battery”.
Energy & Environmental Science. 2022, in press.

265. M. Wu, G. Zhang, H. Yang, X. Liu, M. Dubois, M. A Gauthier, S. Sun, “Aqueous Zn-based Rechargeable Batteries: Recent Progress and Future Perspectives”.
InfoMat, 2022, 12, 2200293.

264. G. Zhang, G. Li, J. Wang, H. Tong, J. Wang, Y. Du, S. Sun, F. Dang, “Two-dimensional SnSe cathode catalyst featuring an efficient facet-dependent selective Li2O2 growth/decomposition for Li-oxygen batteries”.
Advanced Energy Materials, 2022, 12, 2103910.

263. P. Wang, Y. Luo, G. Zhang, Z. Chen, H. Ranganathan, S. Sun, Z. Shi, “Interface Engineering of NixSy@MnOxHy Nanorods to Efficiently Enhance Overall Water Splitting Activity and Stability”.
Nano-Micro Letters, 2022, 14, 120.

262. B. Chang, H. Yuan, L. Li, J. Yu, X. Liu, W. Yu, B. Wang, L. Zhao, Xi. Liu, S. Sun, H. Liu, W. Zhou, “Enhancing electrochemical nitrogen fixation by mimicking π back-donation on laser-tuned Lewis acid sites in noble-metal-molybdenum carbide”.
Applied Catalysis B: Environmental. 2023, 320, 121777.

261. Z. Chen, G. Zhang, H, Chen, J, Prakash, Y, Zheng, S, Sun. “Multi-metallic catalysts for the electroreduction of CO2: Recent advances and perspectives”.
Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews. 2022, 155, 111922.

260. F. Dong, M. Wu, Z, Chen, X. Liu, G. Zhang, J. Qiao, S. Sun, “Atomically Dispersed Transition Metal-Nitrogen-Carbon Bifunctional Oxygen Electrocatalysts for Zinc-air Batteries: Recent Advances and Future Perspectives”.
Nano-Micro Letters, 2022, 14, 36.

259. P. Wang, Y. Luo, G. Zhang, M. Wu, Z. Chen, S. Sun, Z. Shi, “MnOx-Decorated Nickel-Iron Phosphides Nanosheets: Interface Modifications for Robust Overall Water Splitting at Ultra-High Current Densities”.
Small, 2022, 18, 2105803.

258. Z. Chen, G. Zhang, Y. Wen, N. Chen, W. Chen, T. Regier, J. Dynes, Y. Zheng*, S. Sun*, “Atomically dispersed Fe-Co bimetallic catalysts for the promoted electroreduction of carbon dioxide”.
Nano-Micro Letters, 2022, 14, 25.

257. J. Liu, J. Wang, L. Zhang, C. Fan, X. Zhou, B. Zhang, X. Cui, J. Wang, Y. Cheng, S. Sun, L. Jiang, “Axial Ligand Promoted Phosphate Tolerance of Atomically Dispersed Fe Catalyst towards Oxygen Reduction Reaction”.
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2022, 10, 16722.

256. Q. Hu, C. Wu, Z. Dong, G. Zhang, Z. Ma, X. Wang, S. Sun, J. Xu, “Direct confirmation of confinement effects by NiO confined in helical SnO2 nanocoils and its application in sensors”.
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2022, 10, 2786-2794.

255. Y. Luo, P. Wang, G. Zhang*, S. Wu, Z. Chen, H. Ranganathan, S. Sun, Z. Shi, “Mn-doped nickel-iron phosphide heterointerface nanoflowers for efficient alkaline freshwater/seawater splitting at high current densities”.
Chemical Engineering Journal, 2022, accepted.

254.Z. Liu, J. Liu, S. Wei, Y. Xia, R. Cheng, L. Sun, F. Xu, P. Huang, Y. Bu, J. Cheng, T. Zhou, H. Pan, Z. Cao, J. Zeng, H. Seifert, S. Sun, G. Zhang, “Improved hydrogen storage properties and mechanisms of LiAlH4 doped with Ni/C nanoparticles anchored on large-size Ti3C2Tx”.
Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 2023, 931,167353.

253. M. Wu, G. Zhang, W. Wang, H. Yang, D. Rawach, M. Chen, S. Sun, “Electronic Metal-support Interaction Modulation of Single-Atom Electrocatalysts for Zn-air Batteries”.
Small Methods, 2022, 6, 2100947.

252. K. Lin, J. Chen, C. Lin, L. Liu, G. Zhang, S. Sun, Z. Shi, “Ag Nanoparticles Embedded in Sodiophilic Carbon Host Achieving High-power Na Metal Batteries”.
Chemical Engineering Journal, 2023, 452, 138904.

251. Z. Liu, D. He, B. Wang, T. Wu, S. Zhao, X. Li, S. He, Y. Liang, Y. Zhou, S. Sun, H. Yu, “A Low-Voltage Layered Na2TiGeO5 Anode for Lithium-Ion Battery”.
Small, 2022, 18, 2107608.

250. X. Zhou. E. Song, Z. Kuang, Z. Gao, H. Zhao, J. Liu, S. Sun, C. Mou, H. Chen, “Tuning selectivity of electrochemical reduction reaction of CO2 by atomically dispersed Pt into SnO2 nanoparticles”.
Chemical Engineering Journal, 2022, 430, 133035.

249. M. Liu, L. Wang, L. Zhang, Y. Zhao, K. Chen, Y. Li, Xi. Yang, L. Zhao, S. Sun, J. Zhang, “In‐Situ Silica Xerogel Assisted Facile Synthesis of Fe‐N‐C Catalysts with Dense Fe‐Nx Active Sites for Efficient Oxygen Reduction”.
Small, 2022, 18, 2270029.

248. P. Zhang, X. Yang, Q. Jiang, P. Cui, Z. Zhou, S. Sun, Y. Wang, S. G. Sun, “General Carbon-Supporting Strategy to Boost the Oxygen Reduction Activity of Zeolitic-Imidazolate-Framework-Derived Fe/N/Carbon Catalysts in Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells”.
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. 2022, 14, 27, 30724–30734.

247. Z. Shen, J. Zhong, S. Jiang, W. Xie, S. Zhan, K. Lin, L. Zeng, H. Hu, G. Lin, Y. Lin, S. Sun, Z. Shi, “Polyacrylonitrile Porous Membrane-based Gel Polymer Electrolyte by In-situ Free-radical Polymerization for Stable Li Metal Batteries”.
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2022,14, 36, 41022–41036.

246. G. Zhang, M. Colin, X. Yang, S. Sun, JP. Dodelet, M. Dubois, “C-F bonding in fluorinated N-Doped carbons”.
Applied Surface Science, 2022, 577, 151721.

245. L. Zhu, K. Yuan, Z. Li, X. Miao, J. Wang, S. Sun, A. Devi, H. Lu, Highly Sensitive and Stable MEMS Acetone Sensors based on Well-designed a-Fe2O3/C Mesoporous Nanorods”.
Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 2022, 622, 156-168.

244. Z. Chen, G. Zhang, Q. Hu, Y. Zheng, S. Cao, G. Chen, C. Li, T. Boyko, N. Chen, W. Chen, T. Regier, J. Dynes, J. Wang, H.T. Wang, J. Zhou, S. Sun, “The deep understanding into the promoted carbon dioxide electroreduction of ZIF-8 derived single-atom catalysts by the simple grinding process”.
Small Structures, 2022, 3, 2200031.

243. Y. Luo, P. Wang, S. Wu, G. Zhang, S. Sun. H. Ranganathan, Z. Shi. “Simultaneous heterostructure engineering and Mn doping modulation of Ni2P nanosheet arrays for enhanced electrocatalytic water splitting”.
Science China Mater. 2022, 65, 1814–1824.

242. X. Tong, X. Zhan, Z. Gao, G. Zhang, Y. Xie, J. Tian, H. Ranganathan, J. P. Claverie, S. Sun, “Effect of the metal–support interaction in platinum anchoring on heteroatom doped graphene for the enhanced oxygen reduction reaction”.
Chemical Communications, 2022, 58, 11519-11522.

241. M. Fan, Y. Chen, Y. Chen, Z. Huang, W. Wu, P. Wang, X. Ke, S. Sun, Z. Shi, “NiS2 nanosheet arrays on stainless steel foil as binder-free anode for high-power sodium-ion batteries”.
Rare Metals, 2022, 41, 1294-1303.

240. L. Du, D. Feng, X. Xing, C. Wang, Y. Gao, S. Sun, G. Meng, D. Yang, “Nanocomposite-Decorated Filter-Paper as Twistable and Water-Tolerant Sensors for Selective Detection of 5 ppb – 60 v/v % Ammonia”.
ACS Sensors, 2022, 7, 3, 874-883.

239. X. Zhan, X. Tong, M. Gu, J. Tian, Z. Gao, L. Ma, Y. Xie, Z. Chen, H. Ranganathan, G. Zhang, S. Sun, “Phosphorus doped graphene electrocatalysts for oxygen reduction reaction”.
Nanomaterials, 2022, 12(7), 1141.

238. M. Cherif, G. Zhang, Y. Gao, S. Sun, F. Vidal, “Towards Predicting the Sequential Appearance of Zeolitic Imidazolate Frameworks Synthesized by Mechanochemistry”.
Molecules, 2022, 27, 1946.

237. Samriti,  Manisha, Z. Chen, S. Sun, J. Prakash, “Design and engineering of graphene nanostructures as independent solar-driven photocatalysts for emerging applications in field of energy and environment”,
Molecular Systems Design & Engineering, 2022, 7, 213-238.

236. S. Sun, “Multi-factor Principle for Electrolyte Additive Molecule Design for Facilitating the Development of Electrolyte Chemistry”.
Green Energy & Environment, 2022, 7, 1-2.

 

2021

235. H. Dai, J. Dong, M. Wu, Q. Hu, D. Wang, L. Zuin, N. Chen, C. Lai, G. Zhang, S. Sun, “Cobalt Phthalocyanine Derived Molecular Isolation Layer for Highly Stable Lithium Anode”.
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, 60, 19852-19859.

234. M. Wu, G. Zhang, N. Chen, Y. Hu, T. Regier, D. Rawach, S. Sun, “Self-reconstruction of Co/Co2P heterojunction confined in N-doped carbon nanotubes for rechargeable zinc-air flow battery”.
ACS Energy Letters, 2021, 6, 1153–1161.

233. M. Wu, G. Zhang, H. Tong, X. Liu, L. Du, N. Chen, J. Wang, T. Sun, T. Regier, S. Sun, “Cobalt (II) oxide nanosheets with rich oxygen vacancies for efficient and stable rechargeable Zn-air flow battery”.
Nano Energy 2021, 79, 105409.

232. B. He, G. Li, J. Li, J. Wang, H. Tong, Y. Fan, W. Wang, S. Sun, F. Dang, “MoSe2@CNT core-shell nanostructures as grain promoters featuring a direct Li2O2 formation/decomposition catalytic capability in lithium-oxygen batteries”.
Advanced Energy Materials, 2021, 2003263.

231. D. Luo, X. Ding, X. Hao, H. Xie, J. Cui, P. Liu, X. Yang, Z. Zhang, J. Guo, S. Sun, Z. Lin, “Ni/Mn and Al dual concentration-gradients to mitigate voltage decay and capacity fading of Li-rich layered cathodes”.
ACS Energy Letters, 2021, 6, 8, 2755-2764.

230. K. Song, J. Liu, H. Dai, Y. Zhao, S. Sun, J. Zhang, C. Qin, P. Yan, F. Guo, C. Wang, Y. Cao, S. Li, W. Chen, “Atomically dispersed Ni induced by ultrahigh N-doped carbon enables stable sodium storage”.
Chem, 2021, 7, 2684-2694.

229. Y. Wan, K. Song, W. Chen, C. Qin, X. Zhang, J. Zhang, H. Dai, Z. Hu, P. Yan, C. Liu, S. Sun, S. Chou, C. Shen, “Ultra-high initial coulombic efficiency induced by interface engineering enables high-stability high-rate sodium storage”.
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, 60, 11481-11486.

229. H. Zhang, G. Selopal, B. Vazquez, L. Besteiro, J. Liu, C. Wang, D. Barba, Z. Wang, H. Zhao, S. Sun, Z. Chen, F. Rosei, “Efficient and stable photoelectrochemical hydrogen generation using optimized colloidal heterostructured quantum dots”.
Nano Energy 2021, 79, 105416.

228. Z. Liu, H. Su, Y. Yang, T. Wu, S. Sun, H. Yu, “Advances and perspectives on transitional metal layered oxides for potassium-ion battery”.
Energy Storage Materials, 2021, 34, 211-228.

226. J. Dodelet, V. Glibin, G. Zhang, U. Kramm, R. Chenitz, F. Vidal, S. Sun, M. Dubois, “Reply to the Comment on “Kinetic Degradation Models of PGM free Fe-N-C Electrocatalysts and Mechanistic Implications”.
Energy & Environmental Science. 2021, 14, 1034-1041.

225. M. Wu, G. Zhang,* L. Du, D. Yang,* H. Yang, S. Sun*, “Defect Electrocatalysts and Alkaline Electrolyte Membranes in Solid-State Zinc-Air Batteries: Recent Advances, Challenges, and Future Perspectives”.
Small Methods, 2021, 5, 2000868.

224. Z. Pu, T. Liu, G. Zhang*, X. Liu, M. A. Gauthier, Z Chen, S. Sun, “Nanostructured Metal Borides for Energy-Related Electrocatalysis: Recent Progress, Challenges, Perspectives”.
Small Methods, 2021, 2100699.

223. Y. Li, P. Zhang, L. Wan, Y. Zheng, X. Qu, H. Zhang, Y. Wang, K. Zaghib, J. Yuan, S. Sun, Y. Wang, Z. Zhou, S. Sun, “A general carboxylate-assisted approach to boost the ORR performance of ZIF-derived Fe/N/C catalysts for proton exchange membrane fuel cells”.
Advanced Functional Materials, 2021, 31, 2009645.

222. X. Huang, C. Zhou, W. He, S. Su, Y. Chueh, Z. Wang, H. Liu, S. Dou, “An Emerging Energy Storage System: Advanced Na-Se Batteries”.
ACS Nano, 2021, 15, 4, 5876–5903.

221. M. Wu, G. Zhang, Y. Hu, J. Wang, T. Sun,T. Regier, J. Qiao, S. Sun, “Graphitic‐shell encapsulated FeNi alloy/nitride nanocrystals on biomass‐derived N‐doped carbon as an efficient electrocatalyst for rechargeable Zn‐air battery”.
Carbon Energy, 2021, 3, 176-187.

220. C. Peng, W. Zhao, Z. Li, Z. Kuang, G. Cheng, J. T. Miller, S. Sun, H. Chen, “Eutectic molten salt assisted synthesis of highly defective and flexible ruthenium oxide for efficient overall water splitting”.
Chemical Engineering Journal, 2021, 425, 131707.

219. Z. Shen, Y. Cheng, S. Sun, X. Ke, L. Liu, Z. Shi. “The critical role of inorganic nanofillers in solid polymer composite electrolyte for Li+ transportation”.
Carbon Energy. 2021, 3,482-508.

218. Q. Li, Y. Lu, Q. Luo, X. Yang, Y. Yang, J. Tan, Z. Dong, J. Dang, J. Li, Y. Chen, B. Jiang, S. Sun, F. Pan, “Thermodynamics and kinetics of hydriding and dehydriding reactions in Mg-based hydrogen storage materials”.
Journal of Magnesium and Alloys, 2021, 9, 1922-1941.

217. Z. Pu, G. Zhang, A. Hassanpour, D. Zheng, S. Wang, S. Liao, Z. Chen, S. Sun, “Regenerative fuel cells for space energy system: Recent progress, challenges and perspectives“.
Applied Energy, 2021, 283, 116376.

216. Z. Pu, T. Liu, G. Zhang, H. Ranganathan, Z Chen, S. Sun, “Electrocatalytic Oxygen Evolution Reaction in Acidic Conditions-Recent Progress and Perspectives”.
ChemSusChem, 2021, 14, 4636-4657.

215. I. Amaechi, A. Hadj Youssef, G. Kolhatkar, D.Rawach, C. Gomez-Yañez, J. P. Claverie, S. Sun, A. Ruediger, “Ultrafast microwave-assisted hydrothermal synthesis and photocatalytic behaviour of ferroelectric Fe3+-doped BaTiO3 nanoparticles under simulated sunlight”.
Catalysis Today, 2021, 360, 90-98.

214. S. Sarkar, S. Roy, Y. Hou, S. Sun, J. Zhang, Y. Zhao, “Recent Progress in Amorphous Carbon-based Materials for Anodes of Sodium-ion Batteries: From Synthesis Strategies, Mechanisms to Performance”.
ChemSusChem, 2021, 14, 3693-3723.

213. Y. Wu, G. Liang, D. Chen, Z. Li, J. Xu, G. Huang, M. Yang, H. Zhang, J. Chen, F. Xie, Y. Jin, N. Wang, S. Sun, H. Meng, “Fe-N4 Doped Carbon Nanotube Cathode Catalyst for PEM Fuel Cells”.
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2021, 13, 41, 48923–48933.

212. X. Tong, M. Cherif, G. Zhang, J. Ma, A. Almesrati, F. Vidal, Y. Song, J. Claverie, S Sun, “N, P co-doped graphene dots supported on N-doped 3D graphene as metal-free catalyst for oxygen reduction”.
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. 2021, 2021, 13, 26, 30512–30523.

211. M. Cherif, J. Dodelet, G. Zhang, V. P Glibin, S. Sun, F. Vidal, “Non-PGM Electrocatalysts for PEM Fuel Cells: A DFT Study on the Effects of Fluorination of FeN x-Doped and N-Doped Carbon Catalysts”.
Molecules, 2021, 26, 7370.

210. J. Prakash, S. Samriti, A. Kumar, H. Dai, V. Krishnan, H. Swart, S. Sun, “Novel rare earth metal doped one dimensional TiO2 nanostructures: Fundamentals and multifunctional applications”.
Materials Today Sustainability, 2021, 13, 100066.

209. K. Burdonov, A. Fazzini, V. Lelasseux, J. Albrecht, P. Antici, S. Sun, J. Fuchs, et al, “Characterization and performance of the Apollon Short-Focal-Area facility following its commissioning at 1 PW level”.
Matter and Radiation at Extremes, 2021, 6, 064402.

208. M. Wu, J. Cui, F. Lu, W. Yang, H. Dong, Y. Cheng, Z. Hong, W. Wang, H. Liu, S. Sun, W. Wang, “Two-dimensional protective layers of MX3 to stabilize lithium and sodium metal anodes”.
ACS Applied Energy Materials, 2021, 4, 8653-8659.

207. J. Wang, Q. Kuang, X. Su, X. Lu, L. Leng, M. Zhang, C. Guo, T. Li, Q. Xu, S. Sun, J. Horton, W. Wu, Z. Li, “Isolated Palladium Atoms Dispersed on Silicoaluminophosphate-31 (SAPO-31) for Semi-Hydrogenation of Alkynes”.
ACS Applied Nano Materials, 2021, 4, 861-868.

206. V. Glibin, G. Zhang, JP Dodelet, S. Sun, “Non-PGM Electrocatalysts for PEM Fuel Cells: Thermodynamic Stability of Potential ORR CoNx-C Electrocatalytic Sites”.
J. Electrochem. Soc., 2021, 168, 094502.

205. L. Du, L. Xing, G. Zhang, X. Liu, D. Rawach, S. Sun, “Engineering of Electrocatalyst/Electrolyte Interface for Ambient Ammonia Synthesis”.
SusMat, 2021, 1, 150-173.

204. X. Peng, M. Jiang, X. Wang, D. Li, S. Sun, Y. Shao, Y. Zheng, “Photocatalytic purification of contaminated air in intensive care units by ZnSn(OH)6 nanoparticles”.
Environ Sci Pollut Res, 2021, 28, 31770-31777.

203. L. Du, G. Zhang, S. Sun, “Proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cells with platinum group metal (PGM)-free cathode”.
Automotive Innovation, 2021, 4, 131-143.

202. J. Wang, Z. Huang, D. Yang, X. Zeng, M. Chen, J. Shu, Z. Sun, S. Sun, Z. Xiao, “A semi-scaled experiment for metals separating and recovering from waste printed circuit boards by slurry electrolysis”.
Process Safety and Environmental Protection, 2021, 147, 37-44.

201. H. Wang, S. Sun, M. Mohamedi, “Plasma Synthesized Trilayered Rhodium− Platinum− Tin Oxide Nanostructures with Enhanced Tolerance to CO Poisoning and High Electroactivity for Ethanol Oxidation”.
Energy Technology, 2021, 9, 2000949.

200. H. Dai, G. Zhang, D. Rawach, C. Fu, C. Wang, X. Liu, M. Dubois, C. Lai, S. Sun, “Polymer gel electrolytes for flexible supercapacitors: Recent progress, challenges, and perspectives”.
Energy Storage Materials, 2021, 34, 320-355.

199. X. Qin, S. Zhu, L. Zhang, S. Sun, M. Shao, “Theoretical Studies of Metal−N−C for Oxygen Reduction and Hydrogen Evolution Reactions at Universal pHs”.
Journal of Electrochemistry, 2021, 27, 185-194.

198. S. Vallières, M. Salvadori, A. Permogorov, G. Cantono, K. Svendsen, Z. Chen, S. Sun, F. Consoli, E. d’Humières, C-G. Wahlström, P. Antici, “Enhanced Laser-Driven Proton Acceleration Using Nanowire Targets”.
Scientific Reports, 2021, 1, 1-11.

 

2020

197. H. Dai, X. Gu, J. Dong, C. Wang, C. Lai, S. Sun, “Stabilizing Metal Lithium Anode by Dual-Functional Octaphenyl Polyoxyethylene/Lithium Complexation”.
Nature Communications, 2020, 11, 643.

196. G. Zhang, D. Sebastián, X. Zhang, Q. Wei, C. Lo Vecchio, V. Baglio, W. Wang, S. Sun, A. Aricò, A. Tavares, “Engineering of a Low Cost, Highly Active and Durable Tantalate-Graphene Hybrid Electrocatalyst for Oxygen Reduction”.
Advanced Energy Materials, 2020, 10, 2000075. Inside Front Cover.

195. R. Xu, L. Du, D. Adekoya, G. Zhang, S. Zhang, S. Sun, Y. Lei, “Well-defined nanostructures for electrochemical energy conversion and storage”.
Advanced Energy Materials, 2020, 2001537.

194. J. Zhang, T. Zhou, G. Zhang, S. Sun, “Recent Developments of In-Planar Micro-Supercapacitors: Fabrication, Properties, and Applications”.
Advanced Functional Materials, 2020, 1910000.

193. F. Yu, L. Du, G. Zhang, W. Wang, S. Sun, “Electrode Engineering by Atomic Layer Deposition for Sodium-ion Batteries: from Traditional to Advanced Batteries”.
Advanced Functional Materials, 2020, 30,1906890.

192. M. Wu, G. Zhang, N. Chen, W. Chen, J. Qiao, S. Sun, “A Self-supported Electrode as a High-Performance Binder- and Carbon-Free Cathode for Rechargeable Hybrid Zinc Batteries”.
Energy Storage Materials, 2020, 24, 272-280.

191. J. Zhang, G. Zhang, Z. Chen, H. Dai, Q. Hu, S. Liao, S. Sun. “Emerging applications of atomic layer deposition for lithium-sulfur and sodium-sulfur batteries”.
Energy Storage Materials, 2020, 26, 513-533.

190. X. Yang, Y. Wang, G. Zhang, L. Du, L. Yang, M. Markiewicz, J. Choi, C. Regis, S. Sun, “SiO2-Fe/N/C catalyst with enhanced mass transport in PEM Fuel Cells”.
Applied Catalysis B: Environmental. 2020, 264, 118523.

189. N. Xu, J. Wilson, Y. Wang, T. Su, Y. Wei, J. Qiao, X. Zhou, Y. Zhang, S. Sun, “Flexible self-supported bi-metal electrode as a highly stable carbon- and binder-free cathode for large-scale solid-state zinc-air batteries”.
Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2020, 272, 118953.

188. G. Fang, J. Gao, J. Lv, H. Jia, H. Li, W. Liu, G. Xie, Z. Chen, Y. Huang, Q. Yuan, X. Liu, X. Lin, S. Sun, H. Qiu. “Multi-component nanoporous alloy/(oxy)hydroxide for bifunctional oxygen electrocatalysis and rechargeable Zn-air battery”.
Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2020, 268, 118431.

187. X. Zheng, X. Cao, Z. Sun, K. Zeng, J. Yan, P. Strasser, X. Chen, S. Sun, R. Yang, “Indiscrete metal/metal-N-C synergic active sites for efficient and durable oxygen electrocatalysis toward advanced Zn-air batteries”.
Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2020, 272,1189672.

186. F. Li, M. Zhang, D. Benetti, L. Shi, L. V Besteiro, H. Zhang, J. Liu, G. Selopal, S. Sun, Z. Wang, Q. Wei, F. Rosei, “Green”, Gradient Multi-Shell CuInSe2/(CuInSexS1-x) 5/CuInS2 Quantum Dots for Photo-electrochemical Hydrogen Generation”.
Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2020, 280, 119402.

185. D. Luo, X. Ding, J. Fan, Z. Zhang, P. Liu, X. Yang, J. Guo, S. Sun, Z. Lin, “Accurate control of initial Coulombic efficiency for Li‐rich Mn‐based layered oxides by surface multicomponent integration”.
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, 59, 23061-23066.

184. J. Liu, H. Liu, H. Chen, X. Du, B. Zhang, Z. Hong, S. Sun, W. Wang, “Progress and Challenges Towards the Rational Design of Oxygen Electrocatalysts Based on Descriptor Approach”.
Advanced Science, 2020, 7, 1901614.

183. G. Selopal, M. Mohammadnezhad, L. V. Besteiro, O. Cavuslar, J. Liu, H. Zhang, F. Navarro-Pardo, G. Liu, M. Wang, E. G. Durmusoglu, H. Yagci Acar, S. Sun, H. Zhao, Z. M. Wang, F. Rosei, “Synergistic Effect of Plasmonic Gold Nanoparticles Decorated Carbon Nanotubes in Quantum Dots/TiO2 for Optoelectronic Devices”.
Advanced Science. 2020, 7, 2001864.

182. L. Du, L. Xing, G. Zhang, M. Dubois, S. Sun, “Strategies for engineering high-performance PGM-free catalysts toward oxygen reduction and evolution reactions”.
Small Methods, 2020, 2000016.

181. Z. Chen, G. Zhang, L. Du, Y. Zheng, L. Sun, S. Sun, “Nanostructured cobalt-based electrocatalysts for CO2 reduction: Recent progress, challenges, and perspectives”.
Small, 2020, 28, 2004158.

180. Y. Wang, L. Wan, P. Cui, L. Tong, Y. Ke, T. Sheng, M. Zhang, S. Sun, H. Liang, Y. Wang, K. Zaghib, H. Wang, Z. Zhou, J. Yuan, “Porous Carbon Membrane-Supported Atomically Dispersed Pyrrole-Type Fe-N4 as Active Sites for Electrochemical Hydrazine Oxidation Reaction”.
Small, 2020, 2002203. Inside cover.

179. Z. Pu, I. S. Amiinu, R. Cheng, P. Wang, C. Zhang, S. Mu, W. Zhao, G. Zhang, S. Liao, S. Sun. “Single-Atom Catalysts for Electrochemical Hydrogen Evolution Reaction: Recent Advances and Future Perspectives”.
Nano-Micro Letters, 2020, 12 (1) 1-29.

178. G. Li, Z. Huang, J. Chen, F. Yao, J. Liu, O. Li, S. Sun, Z. Shi. “Rechargeable Zn-ion Batteries with High Power and Energy Density: a Two-Electron Reaction Pathway in Birnessite MnO2 Cathode Materials”.
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2020, 8, 1975-1985.

177. A. Moreno, J. Abrego, S. Sun, M. Mohamed, “Prospects of membraneless mixed-reactant microfluidic fuel cells: evolution through numerical simulation”.
Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 2020, 134, 110045.

176. L. Xu, Y. Tian, D. Deng, H. Li, D. Zhang, J. Qian, S. Wang, J. Zhang, H. Li, S. Sun, “Cu nanoclusters/FeN4 Amorphous Composites with Dual Active Sites in N-doped Graphene for High-Performance Zn–air Batteries”.
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. 2020, 12, 31340–31350.

175. X. Sun, Q. Gong, Y. Liang, M. Wu, N. Xu, P. Gong, S. Sun, J. Qiao, “Exploiting a High-Performance “Double-Carbon” Structure Co9S8/GN Bifunctional Catalysts for Rechargeable Zn–Air Batteries”.
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2020, 12, 34, 38202–38210.

174. Z. Pu, T. Liu, W. Zhao, X. Shi, Y. Liu, G. Zhang, W. Hu, S. Sun, S. Liao. “A Versatile Route to Fabricate Precious Metal Phosphides Electrocatalyst for Acid-stable Hydrogen Oxidation and Evolution Reactions”.
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. 2020, 12, 11737–11744.

173. X. Yang, G. Zhang, J. Zhang, F. Chiang, W. Wen, X. Wang, Y. Wu, N. Chen, S. Sun, “PGM-free Fe/N/C and ultra-low loading Pt/C hybrid cathode catalysts with enhanced stability and activity in PEM Fuel Cells”.
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. 2020, 12, 13739–13749.

172. E. G. Durmusoglu, G. S. Selopal, M. Mohammadnezhad, H. Zhang, P. Dagtepe, D. Barba, S. Sun, H. Zhao, H. Y. Acar, Z. Wang, F. Rosei, “Low-Cost, Air-Processed Quantum Dot Solar Cells via Diffusion-Controlled Synthesis”.
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2020, 12, 32.

171. L. Du, L. Xing, G. Zhang, S. Sun. “Metal-organic framework derived carbon materials for electrocatalytic oxygen reactions: recent progress and future perspectives”.
Carbon, 2020, 156, 77-92.

170. X. Wang, L. Peng, N. Xu, M. Wu, Y. Wang, J. Guo, S. Sun, J. Qiao, “Cu/S-Occupation Bifunctional Oxygen Catalysts for Advanced Rechargeable Zinc-Air Batteries”.
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2020, 12, 52836-52844.

169. H. Wang, S. Sun, M. Mohamedi, “Study on the influence of the thickness of nanostructured rhodium films toward electrooxidation of adsorbed carbon monoxide”.
SN Applied Sciences, 2020, 2, 1-9.

168. Y. Han, X. Yi, R. Wang, J. Huang, M. Chen, Z. Sun, S. Sun, J. Shu, “Copper Extraction from Waste Printed Circuit Boards by Glycine”.
Separation and Purification Technology, 2020, 253, 117463.

167. H. Wang, X. Tong, S. Sun, M. Mohamedi, “Nanostructured shrub-like bimetallic PtxRh100-x alloys grown on carbon paper for the oxidative removal of adsorbed carbon monoxide for ethanol fuel cells reaction”.
Electrochimica Acta, 2020, 355, 136823.

166. J. Liu, H. Zhang, F. Navarro-Pardo, G.S. Selopal, S. Sun, Z. Wang, H. Zhao, F. Rosei, “Hybrid surface passivation of PbS/CdS quantum dots for efficient photoelectrochemical hydrogen generation”.
Applied Surface Science, 2020, 530, 147252.

165. L. Du, G. Zhang, X. Liu, A. Hassanpour, M. Dubois, A. C. Tavares, S. Sun, “Biomass‐derived nonprecious metal catalysts for oxygen reduction reaction: The demand‐oriented engineering of active sites and structures”.
Carbon Energy. 2020, 2, 561-581.

164. X. Tong, X. Zhan, D. Rawach, Z. Chen, G. Zhang, S. Sun, “Low-dimensional Catalysts for Oxygen Reduction Reaction”.
Progress in Natural Science: Materials International, 2020, 30, 787-795. invited. Link

163. I. C. Amaechi, R. Katoch,  G. Kolhatkar, S. Sun, A. Ruediger, “Particle size effect on the photocatalytic kinetics of barium titanate powders”.
Catal. Sci. Technol., 2020, 10, 6274–6284.

162. M. Wang, W. Fu, L. Du, Y. Wei, P. Rao, L. Wei, X. Zhao, Y. Wang, S. Sun, “Surface engineering by doping manganese into cobalt phosphide towards highly efficient bifunctional HER and OER electrocatalysis”.
Applied Surface Science, 2020, 515, 146059.

161. R. Bartali, G. Zhang, X. Tong, G. Speranza, V. Micheli, G. Gottardi, M. Fedrizzi, F. Pierini,  S. Sun, N. Laidani, A.C. Tavares, “Graphene oxide/reduced graphene oxide films as protective barriers on lead against differential aeration corrosion induced by water drops”.
Nanoscale Advances, 2020, 2, 5412-5420.

160. F. Dong, M. Wu, G. Zhang, X. Liu, D. Rawach, A. C. Tavares, S. Sun, “Defect Engineering of Carbon-based Electrocatalysts for Rechargeable Zinc-air Batteries”.
Chemistry – An Asian Journal, 2020, 15, 3737-3751. Invited paper.

159. H. Wang, S. Sun, M. Mohamedi, “Synthesis of free-standing ternary Rh-Pt-SnO2-carbon nanotubes nanostructures as highly active and robust catalyst for ethanol oxidation”.
RSC Advances, 2020, 10, 45149-45158.

158. Y. Zhang, B. Liu, H. Guo, T. Borjigin, S. Xia, X. Yang, S. Sun. “Red phosphorus confined in N-doped multi-cavity mesoporous carbon for ultrahigh-performance sodium-ion batteries”.
Journal of Power Sources, 2020, 450, 227696.

157. M. Shen, K. Gao, F. Xiang, B. Wang, L. Dai, L. Zheng, F. Baker, C. Duan, Y. Zhang, S. Sun, Y. Ni. “Nanocellulose-assisted synthesis of ultrafine Co nanoparticles-loaded bimodal micro-mesoporous N-rich carbon as bifunctional oxygen electrode for Zn-air batteries”.
Journal of Power Sources, 2020, 450, 227640.

156. A. Hassanpour, S. Nahar, X. Tong, G. Zhang, M. A. Gauthier, S. Sun. “Photocatalytic interlayer spacing adjustment of a graphene oxide/zinc oxide hybrid membrane for efficient water filtration”.
Desalination, 2020, 475, 114174.

155. S. Mondal, Q. Wei, M. Fareed, H. Hafez, X. Ropagnol, S. Sun, S. Kahaly, T. Ozaki, “Ultrafast plasma electron dynamics: A route to THz pulse shaping”.
Physical Review Applied, 2020, 13, 034044.

154. Y. Qi, F. Meng, X. Yi, J. Shu, M. Chen, Z. Sun, S. Sun, F. Xiu. “A novel and efficient ammonia leaching method for recycling waste lithium ion batteries”.
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2020, 251,119665.

153. N. Komba, G.Zhang, Z. Pu, M. Wu, F.Rosei, S.Sun. “MoS2-supported on free-standing TiO2-nanotubes for efficient hydrogen evolution reaction”.
International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 2020, 45, 4468-4480.

 

2019

152. G. Zhang, X. Yang, M. Dubois, M. Herraiz, R. Chenitz, M. Lefevre, M. Cherif, F. Vidal, V. Glibinc, S. Sun, J. P. Dodelet, “Non-PGM electrocatalysts for PEM fuel cells: Effect of fluorination on the activity and the stability of a highly active NC_Ar+NH3 catalyst”.
Energy & Environmental Science. 2019, 12, 3015-303. (Back Cover)

151. Z. Chen, G. Zhang, J. Prakash, Y. Zheng, S. Sun, “Rational Design of Novel Catalysts with Atomic Layer Deposition for the Reduction of Carbon Dioxide”.
Advanced Energy Materials, 2019, 1900889.

150. C. Wang, D. Barba, G. Selopal, H. Zhao, J. Liu, H. Zhang, S. Sun, F. Rosei, “Enhanced Photocurrent Generation in Proton Irradiated ‘Giant’ CdSe/CdS Core/Shell Quantum Dots”.
Advanced Functional Materials, 2019, 1904501.

149. Q. Wei, M. Cherif, G. Zhang, A. Almesrati, J. Chen, M. Wu, Y. Hu, T. Regier, T. K. Sham, F. Vidal, S. Sun, “Transforming Reed Waste into A Highly Active Metal-Free Catalyst for Oxygen Reduction Reaction”.
Nano Energy, 2019, 62, 700-708.

148. M. Wu, G. Zhang, J. Qiao, N. Chen, W. Chen, S. Sun,“Ultra-long life rechargeable zinc–air battery based on high-performance trimetallic nitride and NCNT hybrid bifunctional electrocatalysts”.
Nano Energy. 2019, 61, 86-95.

147. M. Wu, G.Zhang, M.Wu, J.Prakash, S.Sun,“Rational Design of Multifuctional Air Electrodes for Rechargeable Zn–Air Batteries: Recent Progress and Future Perspectives”.
Energy Storage Materials, 2019, 21, 253-286.

146. Q. Wei, Y. Fu, G. Zhang, D. Yang, G. Meng, S. Sun. “Rational design of novel nanostructured arrays based on porous AAO templates for electrochemical energy storage and conversion”.
Nano Energy. 2019, 55, 234-259.

145. Z. Jin, J. Lv, H. Jia, W. Liu, H. Li, Z.Chen, X. Lin, G. Xie, X. Liu, S. Sun, H.Qiu, “Nanoporous Al‐Ni‐Co‐Ir‐Mo High‐Entropy Alloy for Record‐High Water Splitting Activity in Acidic Environments”.
Small, 2019, 15, 1904180.

144. Z. Liu, X. Yang, B. Lu, Z. Shi, D. Sun, L. Xu, Y. Tang, S. Sun, “Delicate topotactic conversion of coordination polymers to Pd porous nanosheets for high-efficiency electrocatalysis”.
Applied Catalysis B: Environmental. 2019, 243, 86-93.

143. H. Qiu, G. Fang, Y. Wen, P. Liu, G. Xie, X. Liu, S. Sun. “Nanoporous high-entropy alloys for highly stable and efficient catalysts”.
Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2019, 7 (11), 6499-6506.

142. H. Zhao, H. Zhang, G. Liu, X. Tong⁠, ⁠J. Liu, G. S. Selopal, Y. Wang, Z. M. Wang, S. Sun, F. Rosei. “Ultra-small colloidal heavy-metal-free nanoplatelets for efficient hydrogen generation”.
Applied Catalysis B: Environmental. 2019, 250, 234-241.

141. N. Komba, Q. Wei, G. Zhang, F. Rosei, S. Sun, “Controlled synthesis of graphene via electrochemical route and its use as efficient metal-free catalyst for oxygen reduction”.
Applied Catalysis B: Environmental. 2019, 243, 373-380.

140. G. Selopal, H. Zhao, G. Liu, H. Zhang, X. Tong, K. Wang, J. Tang, X. Sun, S. Sun, F. Vidal, Y. Wang, Z. Wang, F. Rosei. “Interfacial engineering in colloidal “giant” quantum dots for high-performance photovoltaics”.
Nano Energy. 2019,55, 377-388.

139. G. Fang, J. Gao, H. Lv, X. Lin, G. Xie, Z. Chen, W. Liu, H. Li, X. Liu, H. Jia, S. Sun, H. Qiu, “Multi-component nanoporous alloy/(oxy)hydroxide for bifunctional oxygen electrocatalysis and rechargeable Zn-air batteries”.
Applied Catalysis B: Environmental. 2019, 118431.

138. F. Navarro-Pardo, X. Tong, X. Tong, G. S. Selopal, S. G. Cloutier, S. Sun, A. C. Tavares, H. Zhao, Z. M. Wang, F. Rosei. “Graphene oxide/cobalt-based nanohybrid electrodes for robust hydrogen generation”.
Applied Catalysis B: Environmental. 2019, 245, 167-176.

137. X. Yang, G. Zhang, J. Prakash, M.  Gauthier, S. Sun, “Recent progress in chemical vapor deposition of graphene: The layer control, transfer process, characterization and related applications”.
International Reviews in Physical Chemistry, 2019, 38, 149-199.

136. K. Wang, X. Tong, Y. Zhou, Hui Zhang, F. Navarro-Pardo, G. S. Selopal, G. Liu, J. Tang, Y. Wang,  S. Sun, D. Ma, Z. M. Wang, F. Vidal, H. Zhao, X. Sun, F. Rosei, “Eficient solar-driven hydrogen generation using colloidal heterostructured quantum dots”.
Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2019, 7, 14079–14088.

135. Y. Zhang, Z. Shang, M. Shen, S. Chowdhury, A. Ignaszak, S. Sun, Y. Ni. “Cellulose nanofibers/reduced graphene oxide/polypyrrole aerogel electrodes for high-capacitance all-solid-state flexible supercapacitors”.
ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. 2019, 7, 13, 11175-11185.

134. J. Zhang, Y. Huang, X. Jin, A. Nazartchouk, M. Liu, X. Tong, Y. Jiang, L. Ni, S. Sun, Y. Sang, H. Liu, L. Razzari, F. Vetrone, J. Claverie, “Plasmon Enhanced Upconverting Core@Triple-Shell Nanoparticles as Recyclable Panchromatic Initiator (Blue to Infrared) for Radical Polymerization”.
Nanoscale Horizons, 2019, 4, 907-917.

133. H. Qiu, G. Fang, Y. Wen, P. Liu, G. Xie, X. Liu, S. Sun, “Nanoporous high-entropy alloys for highly stable and efficient catalysts”.
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2019,7 (11), 6499-6506.

132. W. Huang, C. Harnagea, X. Tong, D. Benetti, S. Sun, M. Chaker, F. Rosei, R. Nechache, “Epitaxial Bi2FeCrO6 Multiferroic Thin Film Photoanodes with Ultrathin p-Type NiO layers for Improved Solar Water Oxidation”.
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. 2019, 14, 13185-13193.

131. Y. Xia, H.Zhang, Y.Sun, L.Sun, F.Xu, S.Sun, G.Zhang, P. Huang, Y.Du, J.Wang, S.P.Verevkin, A.A.Pimerzin, “Dehybridization effect in improved dehydrogenation of LiAlH4 by doping with two-dimensional Ti3C2”.
Materials Today Nano, 2019, 8, 100054.

130. N. Komba, G.Zhang, Q.Wei, J.Prakash, R.Chenitz, F.Rosei, S.Sun,“Iron (II) Phthalocyanine/N-doped graphene: A Highly Efficient Non-Precious Metal Catalyst for Oxygen Reduction”.
International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 2019, 44, 8103-18114.

129. J. Zhang, J. Feng, L. Jia, H. Zhang, G. Zhang, S. Sun, T. Zhou, “Laser-Induced Selective Metallization on Polymer Substrates using Organocopper for Portable Electronics”.
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. 2019, 11, 14, 13714-13723.

128. K. Wang, L. Du, Q. Wei, J. Zhang, G. Zhang, W. Xing, S. Sun, “A Lactate/Oxygen Biofuel Cell: The Coupled Direct-Electron-Transfer Lactate Oxidase Anode and PGM-Free Fe-N-C Cathode”.
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. 2019, 11, 45.

127. H. Zhang, J. Liu, C. Wang, G. Selopal, D. Barba, Z.Wang, S. Sun, H. Zhao, F. Rosei, “Near-infrared Colloidal Manganese Doped Quantum Dots: Photoluminescence mechanism and Temperature Response”.
ACS Photonics, 2019, 6, 2421-2431.

126. J. Liu, H. Zhang, G. Selopal, S. Sun, H. Zhao, F. Rosei,“Visible and Near-Infrared, Multiparametric, UltrasensitiveNanothermometer Based on Dual-Emission Colloidal Quantum Dots”.
ACS Photonics, 2019, 6, 2479-2486.

125. I. Amaechi, A. Hadj Youssef, D. Rawach, J. Claverie, S. Sun, A. Ruediger. “Ferroelectric Fe-Cr Co-Doped BaTiO3Nanoparticles for the Photocatalytic Oxidation of Azo Dyes”.
ACS Applied Nano Materials 2019, 2, 5, 2890-2901.

124. J. Prakash, H. C. Swart, G. Zhang, S. Sun. “Emerging Applications of Atomic Layer Deposition for the Rational Design of Novel Nanostructures for Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering”.
J. Mater. Chem. C, 2019, 7, 1447 – 1471.

123. J. Ma, X. Tong, J. Wang, G. Zhang, Y. Lv, Y. Zhu, S. Sun, Y. Yang, Y. Song, “Rare-earth metal oxide hybridized PtFe nanocrystals synthesized via microfluidic process for enhanced electrochemical catalytic performance”.
Electrochimica Acta. 2019, 299, 80-88.

122. J. C. Abrego-Martinez, Y. Wang, A. Moreno-Zuria, Q. Wei, F. M. Cuevas-Muñiz, L. G. Arriaga, S. Sun, M. Mohamed. “Nanostructured Mn2O3/Pt/CNTs selective electrode for oxygen reduction reaction and methanol tolerance in mixed-reactant membraneless micro-DMFC”.
Electrochimica Acta. 2019, 297, 230-239.

121. L. Du, S. Lou, G. Chen, G. Zhang, F. Kong, Z. Qian, C. Du, Y. Gao, S. Sun, G. Yin, “Direct dimethyl ether fuel cells with low platinum-group-metal loading at anode: Investigations of operating temperatures and anode Pt/Ru ratios”.
Journal of Power Sources, 2019, 433, 126690.

120. G. Yang, X. Li, Y. Wang, Q. Li, Z. Yan, L. Cui, S. Sun, Y. Qu, H. Wang, “Three-dimensional interconnected network few-layered MoS2/N, S co-doped graphene as anodes for enhanced reversible lithium and sodium storage”.
Electrochimica Acta, 2019, 293, 47-59.

119. J. Yu, Z. Jiang, J. Wang, H. Fang, T. Huang, S. Sun, “Synthesis of high performing Cu0. 31Ni0. 69O/rGO hybrid for oxygen reduction reaction in alkaline medium”.
International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 2019, 44, 13345-13353.

118. Y. Qi, X. Yi, Y. Zhang, F. Meng, J. Shu, F. Xiu, Z. Sun, S. Sun, M. Chen, “Effect of ionic liquid MIm H2SO4 on WPCB metal-enriched scraps refined by slurry electrolysis”.
Environmental science and pollution research, 2019, 1-9.

117. J. Prakash, B. Kaith, S. Sun, S. Bellucci, H.C. Swart, “Recent Progress on Novel Ag–TiO2 Nanocomposites for Antibacterial Applications”.
Microbial Nanobionics, 2019, 121-143.

116. X. Yi, Y. Qi, F. Li, J. Shu, Z. Sun, S. Sun, M. Chen, S. Pu, “Effect of electrolyte reuse on metal recovery from waste CPU slots by slurry electrolysis”.
Waste management, 2019, 95, 370-376.

115. X. Yin, W. Utetiwabo, S. Sun, Y. Lian, R. Chen, W. Yang. “Incorporation of CeF3 on single-atom dispersed Fe/N/C with oxophilic interface as highly durable electrocatalyst for proton exchange membrane fuel cell”.
Journal of Catalysis, 2019, 374, 43-50.

114. F. Li, M. Chen, J. Shu, M. Shirvani, Y. Li, Z. Sun, S. Sun, Z. Xu, K. Fu, S. Chen, “Copper and gold recovery from CPU sockets by one-step slurry electrolysis”.
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2019, 213, 673-679.

113. H. Qiu, G. Fang, J. Gao, Y. Wen, J. Lv, H. Li, G. Xie, X. Liu, S. Sun. “Noble Metal-Free Nanoporous High-Entropy Alloys as High Efficient Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Evolution Reaction”.
ACS Materials Letters, 2019, 1, 526-533.

112. H. Li, L.Bian, F.Dong, W.Li, M.Song, J.Nie, X.Liu, T.Huo, H.Zhang, B. Xu, F.Riehle, S. Sun. “DFT and 2D-CA methods unravelling the mechanism of interfacial interaction between amino acids and Ca-montmorillonite”.
Applied Clay Science, 2019, 183,105356.

111. I. Amaechi, G.Kolhatkar, A. Hadj Youssef, D.Rawach, S.Sun, A.Ruediger, “B-site modified photoferroic Cr3+-doped barium titanate nanoparticles: microwave-assisted hydrothermal synthesis, photocatalytic and electrochemical properties”.
RSC Advances, 2019, 9, 20806-20817.

110. V. P. Glibin, M. Cherif, F. Vidal, J. P. Dodelet, G. Zhang, S. Sun, “Non-PGM Electrocatalysts for PEM Fuel Cells: Thermodynamic stability and DFT evaluation of fluorinated FeN4-based ORR catalysts”.
J. Electrochem. Soc., 2019, 166(7) F3277-F3286.

109. E. Yan, R. Min, H. Huang, P. Zhao, P. Huang, Y. Zou, H. Chu, S. Sun, L. Sun. “Multiphase Nb–TiCo alloys: The significant impact of surface corrosion on the structural stability and hydrogen permeation behaviour”.
International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 2019, 44,16684-16697.

108. Y. Fu, Q. Wei, G. Zhang, Y. Zhong, N. Moghimian, X. Tong, S. Sun. “LiFePO4-Graphene Composites as High-Performance Cathodes for Lithium-Ion Batteries: The Impact of Size and Morphology of Graphene”.
Materials, 2019, 12, 842.

107. M. J. Estrada-Solís, J.C. Abrego-Martínez, A. Moreno-Zuria, L.G. Arriaga, S. Sun, F.M. Cuevas-Muñiz1, Mohamed Mohamedi. “Use of a bilayer platinum-silver cathode to selectively perform the oxygen reduction reaction in a high concentration mixed-reactant microfluidic direct ethanol fuel cell”.
International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 2019, 4, 18372-18381.

 

2018

106. R. Chenitz, U. I. Kramm, M. Lefèvre, V. Glibin, G. Zhang, S. Sun, J.P. Dodelet. “A specific demetalation of Fe-N4 catalytic sites in the micropores of NC_Ar+NH3 is at the origin of the initial activity loss of this highly active Fe/N/C catalyst used for the reduction of oxygen in PEM fuel cell”.
Energy & Environmental Science. 2018, 11, 365-382.

105. Y. Fu, Q. Wei, G. Zhang, X. Wang, J. Zhang, Y. Hu, D. Wang, L. Zuin, T. Zhou, Y. Wu, S. Sun. “High-Performance Reversible Aqueous Zn-Ion Battery Based On Porous MnOx Nanorods Coated By MOF-Derived N-Doped Carbon”.
Advanced Energy Materials, 2018, 1801445.

104. J. Zhang, J. Liu, L. Xi, Y. Yu, N. Chen, S. Sun, W. Wang, K. Lange, B. Zhang. “Single-Atom Au/NiFe Layered Double Hydroxide Electrocatalyst: Probing the Origin of Activity for Oxygen Evolution Reaction”.
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018. 140 (11), 3876.

103. Y. Fu, Q. Wei, G. Zhang, S. Sun. “Advanced Phosphorus-Based Materials for Lithium/Sodium-Ion Batteries: Recent Developments and Future Perspectives”.
Advanced Energy Materials. 2018, 8, 1702849. [Cover Page]

102. Q. Wei, G. Zhang,X. Yang, Y. Fu, G. Yang, N. Chen, W. Chen, S. Sun. “Litchi-like porous Fe/N/C spheres with atomically dispersed FeNx promoted by sulfur as high-efficient oxygen electrocatalysts for Zn–air batteries.”
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2018, 6, 4605-4610. [Cover Page]

101. X. Tong⁠, X. Kong, Y. Zhou, F. Navarro-Pardo, G. Selopal⁠⁠, ⁠S. Sun, A. Govorov, H. Zhao, Z. Wang⁠, F. Rosei. “Near-infrared, Heavy Metal-free Colloidal “Giant” Core/shell Quantum Dots”.
Advanced Energy Materials. 2018, 8(2), 1701432. [Back Cover]

100. M. Wu, Q. Wei, G. Zhang, J. Qiao, M. Wu, J. Zhang, Q. Gong, S. Sun. “Fe/Co Double Hydroxide/Oxide Nanoparticles on N-Doped CNTs as Highly Efficient Electrocatalyst for Rechargeable Liquid and Quasi-Solid-State Zinc-Air Batteries”.
Advanced Energy Materials, 2018, 1801836.

99. H. Zhao⁠, D. Benetti⁠, X. Tong, H. Zhang⁠, Y. Zhou, G.Liu⁠, D. Ma, S. Sun, Z. M. Wang, Y. Wang⁠, F. Rosei. “Efficient and stable tandem luminescent solar concentrators based on carbon dots and perovskite quantum dots”.
Nano Energy, 2018, 50, 756-765.

98. H. Zhao, H. Zhang, X. Tong, J. Liu, G. Sepal, Z. M. Wang, S. Sun, F. Rosei. “Optoelectronic Properties in Near-infrared Colloidal Heterostructured Pyramidal “Giant” Core/shell Quantum Dots”.
Advanced Science, 2018, 5, 1800656.

97. Q. Wei, X. Yang, G. Zhang, D. Wang, L. Zuin, D. Banham, L. Yang, S. Ye, Y. Wang, M. Mohamedi, S. Sun. “An active and robust Si-Fe/N/C catalyst derived from waste reed for oxygen reduction”.
Applied Catalysis B:  Environmental. 2018, 237, 85-93.

96. J. Prakash, H. Swart, S. Sun, R. Gupta, “Noble Metals-TiO2 Nanocomposites: From Fundamental Mechanisms to Photocatalysis, Surface Enhanced Raman Scattering and Antibacterial. Applications”.
Applied Materials Today 2018, 11, 82-135.

95. M. Yu, Q. Wei, M. Wu, J. Wu, J. Liu, G. Zhang, S. Sun, W. Wang. “Morphology controlled synthesis of SmMn2O5 nanocrystals via a surfactant-free route for Zn-air batteries”.
Journal of Power Sources, 2018, 396, 754-763.

94. R. Adhikari, K. Basu, Y. Zhou, F. Vetrone, D. Ma, F. Vidal, S. Sun, H. Zhao, F. Rosei, “Heterostructured Quantum Dot Architectures for Efficient and Stable Photoelectrochemical Hydrogen Production”.
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2018, 6, 6822-6829.

93. G. Zhang, M. N. Banis, Q. Wei, M. Cai, Y. Zhang, R., S. Sun, X. Sun. “Pt/TiSix-NCNT Novel Janus Nanostructures: A New Type of High-Performance Electrocatalyst”.
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. 2018, 10, 10771.

92. L. Zheng, S. Zheng, Z. Zhu, Z. Huang, G. Zhang, S. Sun,  D. Yang. “Radiate Titanium Oxide Micro-Rods Arrays Supporting Platinum Nanoparticles for Photo-Assisted Electrooxidation of Methanol”.
Advanced Materials Interfaces. 2018, 1800748.

91. J. Prakash,V. Kumar, L. Erasmus, M. Duvenhage, G. Sathiyan, S. Bellucci, S. Sun, H. Swart “Phosphor Polymer Nanocomposite: ZnO:Tb3+ Embedded Polystyrene Nanocomposite Thin Films for Solid-State Lighting Applications”.
ACS Applied Nano Materials, 2018, 1 (2), 977–988.

90. C. Melero, R. Rincon, J. Muñoz, G. Zhang, S. Sun, A. Perez, O. Royuela, C. Gonzalez, M. Calzada, “Scalable graphene production from ethanol decomposition by microwave argon plasma torch”.
Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion. 2018, 60, 014009.

89. E. Yan, H. Huang, S. Sun, Y. Zou, H. Chu, L. Sun “Development of Nb-Ti-Co alloy for high-performance hydrogen separating membrane”.
Journal of Membrane Science, 2018, 565, 411-424.

88. J. Nie, L. Bian, X. Gu, X. Jiang, H. Dong, M. Song, F. Dong, L. Zhang, H. He, P. He, N. Belzile, Y. Chen, S. Sun. “Biosynthesized magnetite-perovskite (XFe2O4-BiFeO3) interfaces for toxic trace metal removal from aqueous solution”.
Ceramics International, 2018, 44, 21210-21220.

87. D. Yang, Y. Chu, J. Wang, M. Chen, J. Shu, F. Xiu, Z. Xu, S. Sun, S. Chen. “Completely separating metals and nonmetals from waste printed circuit boards by slurry electrolysis”.
Separation and PurificationTechnology, 2018, 205, 302-307.

86. J. Chen, Y. Zhang, Y. Wang, F. Kong, Y. Jin, P. Chen, J. Xu, S. Sun, J, Shao. “Polarization-independent two-dimensional diffraction metal-dielectric grating”.
Applied Physics Letters, 2018,113(4), 041905.

85. K. Basu, H. Zhang, H. Zhao, N. Pardo, F. Navarro, P. Iitkgp, L. Jin, S. Sun, F. Vetrone, F. Rosei, “Highly stable Photoelectrochemical Cells for Hydrogen Production using SnO2-TiO2/Quantum Dots Heterostructured Photoanode”.
Nanoscale, 2018, 10 ,15273–15284.

 

2017

84. J. Li, Y. Song, G. Zhang, H. Liu, Y. Wang, X. Guo, S. Sun. “Pyrolysis of Self-assembled Iron Porphyrin on Carbon Black as Core/Shell Structured Electrocatalysts for Highly Efficient Oxygen Reduction in both Alkaline and Acidic Medium”.
Advanced Functional Materials. 2017,27, 1604356. [Cover Page]

83. Y. Zhou, M. Celikin, A. Camellini, G. Sirigu, X. Tong, L. Jin, K. Basu, X, Tong, D. Barba, H. Zhao, D. Ma, S. Sun, F. Vidal, M. Rossi, A. Vomiero, F. Rosei, “Ultra-Small Nanoplatelets: the Ultimate Tuning of Optoelectronic Properties”.
Advanced Energy Materials. 2017, 1602728.

82. G. Zhang, Q. Wei, X. Yang, A. Tavares, S. Sun. “RRDE experiments on noble-metal and noble-metal-free catalysts: Impact of loading on the activity and selectivity of oxygen reduction reaction in alkaline solution”.
Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2017, 206, 115-126.

81. C. Melero, R. Rincon, L. Aguilar-Vazquez, G. Zhang, S. Sun, M. Calzada. “Fast, Efficient and Simple Method for the Production of Large-Scale and Substrate-Free Graphene by Microwave Plasma Torch”.
2D Materials, 2017, 4,042004.

80. X. Tong⁠, Y. Zhou, L. Jin⁠, K. Basu, R. Adhikari⁠, G. Selopal⁠⁠, ⁠X. Tong, H. Zhao, S. Sun, A. Vomiero, Z. Wang⁠, F. Rosei. “Heavy metal-free, near-infrared colloidal quantum dots for efficient photoelectrochemical hydrogen generation”.
Nano Energy, 2017, 31, 441–449.

79. R. Chang, D. Yang, L. Zheng, C. Wang, G. Zhang, S. Sun, “Synthesis of Hierarchical Platinum-Palladium-Copper Nanodendrites for Efficient Methanol Oxidation”.
Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2017, 211, 2015-211.

78. X. Tong, J. Zhang, G. Zhang, Q. Wei, R. Chenitz, J. Claverie, S. Sun, “Ultra-thin carbon coated Pt/CNTs: a highly durable electro-catalyst for oxygen reduction”.
Chem. Mater, 2017, 29, 9579-9587.

77. L. Zheng, D. Yang, R. Chang, C. Wang, G. Zhang,S. Sun, “Crack-Tips Enriched Platinum-Copper Superlattice Nanoflakes as Highly Efficient Anode Electrocatalyst for Direct Methanol Fuel Cells”.
Nanoscale. 2017, 9, 8918-8924.

76. Q. Wei, G. Zhang, X. Yang, R. Chenitz, D. Banham, L. Yang, S. Ye, S. Knights, S. Sun, “3D porous Fe/N/C spherical nanostructures as high-performance electrocatalysts for oxygen reduction in both alkaline and acidic media”.
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. 2017, 9, 36944-36954.

75. J. C. Abrego-Martínez, A. Moreno-Zuria, F.M. Cuevas-Muñiz, L.G. Arriaga, S. Sun, M. Mohamedi. “Design, fabrication and performance of a mixed-reactant membraneless micro direct methanol fuel cell stack”.
Journal of Power Sources. 2017, 371, 10–17.

74. H. Zhang,  G. S. Selopal, Y. Zhou, X. Tong, D. Benetti, L.Jin, F. Navarro-Pardo, Z. Wang, S. Sun, H. Zhao, F. Rosei. “Controlled Synthesis of Near-infrared Quantum Dots for Optoelectronic Devices”.
Nanoscale, 2017, 9, 16843-16851.

73. J. C. Abrego-Martínez, Y. Wang, F. M. Cuevas-Muñiz, L. G. Arriaga, S Sun, M. Mohamedi, “Fabrication and evaluation of passive alkaline membraneless microfluidic DMFC”.
International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 2017, 42, 21969-21975.

72. R. Bavand, Q. Wei, G. Zhang, S. Sun, A. Yelon, E. Sacher, “PtRu Alloy Nanoparticles II. Chemical and Electrochemical Surface Characterization for Methanol Oxidation”.
The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2017, 121, 23120–23128.

71. L. Bian, J. Nie, H. Dong, L. Zhang, W. Li, H. Zou, T. Huo, F. Dong, M. Song, P. He, X. Nie, M. Chen, S. Chen, S. Sun, H. He, L. Feng. “Self-Assembly of Water-Soluble Glutathione Thiol-Capped n-Hematite–p–XZn-Ferrites (X = Mg, Mn, or Ni): Experiment and Theory”.
J. Phys. Chem. C (2017), 121, 24046-24059.

70. Q. Wei, Y. Fu, G. Zhang, S. Sun. “Rational design of carbon-based oxygen electrocatalysts for zinc–air batteries”.
Current Opinion in Electrochemistry, 2017, 4 (1) 45-59.

69. S. Mondal, Q. Wei, W. J. Ding, H. A. Hafez, M. A. Fareed, A. Laramée, X. Ropagnol, G. Zhang, S. Sun, Z. M. Sheng, J. Zhang, T. Ozaki. “Aligned copper nanorod arrays for highly efficient generation of intense ultra-broadband THz pulses”.
Scientific Reports, 2017,6:40058.

68. X. Tong, Q. Wei, X. Zhan, G. Zhang, S. Sun. “The New Graphene Family Materials: Synthesis and Applications in Oxygen Reduction Reaction”.
Catalysts, 2017, 7, 1. Invited paper.

67. F. Navarro-Pardo, L. Jin, R. Adhikari, X. Tong, D. Benetti, K. Basu, S. Vanka, H.G. Zhao, Z.T. Mi, S.H. Sun, V.M. Castano, A. Vomiero, F. Rosei. “Nanofiber-supported CuS nanoplatelets as a high efficiency counter electrode for quantum dot-based photoelectrochemical hydrogen production”.
Mater. Chem. Front., 2017, 1, 65-72.

66. E. Zhang, M. Wu, Q. Tang, Q. Gong, S. Sun, J. Qiao, L. Zhang. “Using aminopyrine as a nitrogen-enriched smallmolecule precursor to synthesize high-performingnitrogen doped mesoporous carbon for catalyzingoxygen reduction reaction”.
RSC Adv., 2017, 7, 669–677.

 

Before 2017

65. G. Zhang, R. Chenitz, M. Lefèvre, S. Sun, J. P. Dodelet. “Is iron involved in the lack of stability of Fe/N/C electrocatalysts used to reduce oxygen at the cathode of PEM fuel cells?”
Nano Energy, 2016, 29, 111–125. Invited paper.

64. L. Jin, G. Sirigu, X. Tong, A. Camellini, A. Parisini, G. Nicotra, H. Zhao, S. Sun, V. Morandi, M. Zavelani-Rossi, F. Rosei, A. Vomiero. “Engineering Interfacial Structure in “Giant” Quantum Dots for Photoelectrochemical Solar Energy Conversion”.
Nano Energy, 2016, 30, 531–541.

63. Q. Wei, Y. Fu, G. Zhang, Y. Wang, X. Wang, M. Mohamedi, S. Sun. “Highly-ordered microporous carbon nanospheres: a promising anode for high-performance sodium-ion batteries”.
RSC Adv. 2016 , 6, 84149-84154.

62. Y. Fu, Q. Wei, X. Wang, S. Sun. “Stem-like nano-heterostructural MWCNTs/α-Fe2O3@TiO2 composite with high lithium storage capability”.
Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 2016, 684, 419–427.

61. H. Zhao, L. Jin, Y. Zhou, B. Alotaibi, Z. Fan, A. Govorov, Z. Mi, S. Sun, F. Rosei, A. Vomiero. “Green Synthesis of Near Infrared Core/shell Quantum Dots for Photocatalytic Hydrogen Production”.
Nanotechnology, 2016, 27, 495405 (9pp).

60. X. Zhou, S. Tang, Y. Yin, S. Sun, J. Qiao. “Hierarchical porous N-doped graphene foams with superior oxygen reduction reactivity for polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells”.
Applied Energy. 2016, 175, 459–467.

59. Y. Yao, Y. You, G. Zhang, J. Liu, H. Sun, Z. Zou, S. Sun, “Highly Functional Bioinspired Fe/N/C ORR Catalysts: Structure Regulating Oxygen Sorption”.
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2016, 8 (10), 6464–6471.

58. S. An, S. Sun, J. Oh. “Reduction-responsive sheddable carbon nanotubes dispersed in aqueous solution.”
Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2016, 37, 705-710.

57. Y. Fu, Q. Wei, X. Wang, G. Zhang, H. Shu, X. Yang, A. Tavares, S. Sun. “Fe3O4 Nanoparticles/Graphene for High-Performance Lithium-ion and Sodium-ion Batteries.”
RSC Adv., 2016, 6, 16624.

56. H. Li, W. Wang, Y. Cheng, X. Xie, S. Sun, J. Zhou, Y. Hu, L. Li, X. Du, K. Gao, Z. Li, Z. Cui, S. Wang, T. Xue, H, Chen, Y. Zhao, F. Lu, W. Wang, H. Liu, “Identifying Descriptor of Governing NO Oxidation on Mullite Sm(Y, Tb, Gd, Lu)Mn2O5 for Diesel Exhaust Cleaning”.
Catalysis Science & Technology  2016, 6, 3971-3975.

55. Q. Wei, X. Tong, G. Zhang, J. Qiao, Q. Gong, S. Sun, “Nitrogen-doped carbon nanotube & graphene materials for oxygen reduction reactions”.
Catalysis (2015) 5 (3): 1574-1602. Invited paper.

54. Y. Fu, Q. Wei, Xi. Wang, H. Shu, X. Yang, S. Sun. “Porous hollow α-Fe2O3@TiO2 core–shell nanospheres for superior lithium/sodium storage capability”.
J. Mater. Chem. A, (2015) 3, 13807-13818.

53. Q. Zhang, T. Zhu, X. Qing, J. Qiao, S. Sun. “Effect of acid-leaching on carbon-supported copper phthalocyanine tetrasulfonic acid tetrasodium salt (CuTSPc/C) for oxygen reduction reaction in alkaline electrolyte: active site studies”.
RSC Adv., (2015) 5, 50344.

52. S. Wang, S. Chen, X. Zhang, S. Wong, Q. Wei, S. Sun, X. Li, “Bioinspired synthesis of hierarchically porous graphitic carbon spheres with outstanding high-rate performance in lithium-ion batteries”.
Chem. Mater. (2015), 27, 336–342.

51. W. Barros, Q. Wei, G. Zhang, S. Sun, M. Lanza, A. Tavares, “Oxygen reduction to hydrogen peroxide on Fe3O4 nanoparticles supported on Printex carbon and Graphene”.
Electrochimica Acta, (2015), 162, 263–270, Invited paper.

50. D. Sebastián, V. Baglio, S. Sun, A. C. Tavares, A. Aricò, “Facile synthesis of Zr and Ta-based catalysts for the oxygen reduction reaction”.
Chinese Journal of Catalysis, (2015),36, 484-489. Invited paper.

49. D. Sebastián, V. Baglio, S. Sun, A. C. Tavares, A. S. Aricò, “Graphene-supported substoichiometric sodium tantalate as methanol tolerant non-noble metal catalyst for the electro-reduction of oxygen”.
ChemCatChem, (2015), 7, 911–915.

48. S. Du, K. Lin, S. Malladi, Y. Lu, S. Sun, Q. Xu, R. Steinberger-Wilckens, H. Dong. “Plasma nitriding induced growth of Pt-nanowire arrays as high performance electrocatalyst for fuel cells”.
Scientific Reports, (2014), 4, 6439; DOI:10.1038/srep06439.

47. S. Stabula, N. Gauquelin, M. Bugnet, S. Gorantla, S. Turner, Shuhui Sun, J. Liu, G. Zhang, X. Sun, G. Botton. “Chemical Structure of Nitrogen-Doped Graphene with Single Platinum Atoms and Atomic Clusters as a Platform for the PEMFC Electrode”.
J. Phys. Chem. C. (2014), 118(8), 3890–3900.

46. G. Zhang, S. Sun, M. Cai, Y. Zhang, R. Li and X. Sun, “Porous dendritic platinum nanotubes with extremely high activity and stability for oxygen reduction reaction”.
Scientific Reports, (2013), 3: 526 | DOI: 10.1038/srep01526.

45. S. Sun, G. Zhang, N. Gauquelin, N. Chen, J. Zhou, S. Yang, W. Chen, X. Meng, D. Geng, M. Banis, R. Li, S. Ye, S. Knights, G. Botton, T. Sham, “Single-atom catalysis of methanol oxidation using Pt/graphene achieved through atomic layer deposition”.
Scientific Reports, (2013), 3: 1775| DOI: 10.1038/srep01775.

44. M. Banis, S. Sun, X. Meng, Y. Zhang, Z. Wang, R. Li, M. Cai, T.K. Sham, X. Sun. “TiSi2Ox coated N-doped Carbon Nanotubes as Pt Catalyst Support for the Oxygen Reduction Reaction in PEMFCs”.
Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 117, (2013), 15457-15467.

43. S. Sun, G. X. Zhang, X. L. Sun, M. Cai, M. Ruthkosky. “Highly Stable and Active Pt/Nb-TiO2 Carbon-free Electrocatalyst for Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells”.
Nanotechnology (2012), doi:10.1155/2012/389505.

42. S. Sun, G. X. Zhang, D. S. Geng, Y. G. Chen, R. Y. Li, M. Cai, X. Sun, “A New Highly Durable Pt Nanocatalyst for PEM Fuel Cells: the Multiarmed Star-like Nanowire Single Crystal”.
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 50 (2011) 422–426. [VIP Paper & Cover Page]
Highlighted by Nature Nanotechnology, with a title of “Fuel cells: A star catalyst”, http://www.nature.com/nnano/journal/v6/n1/full/nnano.2010.269.html] Link

41. S. Sun, X. L. Sun. “A Nanostar is born: Energy”.
Materials Today. 14 (2011) 132.

40. G. Zhang, S. H. Sun, M. N. Banis, R. Y. Li, M. Cai, X. L. Sun. “Morphology-Controlled Green Synthesis of Single Crystalline Silver Dendrites, Dendritic Flowers and Rods, and their Growth Mechanism”.
Crystal Growth & Design, 11 (2011) 2493–2499.

39. X. Meng, Y. Zhang, S. H. Sun, R. Y. Li, X. L. Sun. “Highly Structure-tunable SnO2 Nanotube Arrays by Template-directed Atomic Layer Deposition”.
J. Mater. Chem., 21 (2011) 12321-12330.

38. H. Meng, F. Y. Xie, J. Chen, S. H. Sun, P. K. Shen. “Controllable Growth of Single Crystal Pt Nanowires on Carbon Particles and Its Application as Novel Electrocatalyst for Methanol Electro-oxidation”.
Nanoscale, 12, (2011) 5041–5048.

37. X. Meng, M. Ionescu, M. Banis, Y. Zhong, H. Liu, Y. Zhang, S. Sun, R. Li, X. Sun,  “Heterostructural Coaxial Nanotubes of CNT@Fe2O3 via Atomic Layer Deposition: Effects of Surface Functionalization and Nitrogen-doping”.
Nanopart. Res. 13 (2011) 1207–1218.

36. G. Zhang, S. H. Sun, R. Y. Li, X. L. Sun. “New Insight into Conventional Replacement Reaction for the Large-Scale Synthesis of Various Metal Nanostructures and their Formation Mechanism”. Chemistry-A European Journal, 16 (2010) 10630–10634. [VIP Paper & Cover Page]

35. S. Sun, G. X. Zhang, D. S. Geng, Y. G. Chen, R. Y. Li, M. Cai, M. N. Banis, X. L. Sun. “Direct Growth of Single Crystal Pt Nanowires on Sn@CNT Nanocable 3D Supports for Highly Active Electrocatalysts”.
Chemistry-A European Journal. 16 (2010) 829–835. [Inside Cover Page]

34. G. Zhang, S. H. Sun, M. I. Ionescu, H. Liu, Y. Zhong, R. Y. Li, X. L. Sun. “Controlled Growth/Patterning of Ni Nanohoneycombs on Various Desired Substrates”.
Langmuir, 26, (2010) 4346–4350.

33. G. Zhang, S. H. Sun, Y. Zhang, R. Y. Li, X. L. Sun. “Room Temperature Large-Scale Aqueous Synthesis of Single-Crystalline Nanoscrolls: the Case of Nickel”.
Chem. Mater., 22 (2010) 4721–4727.

32. G. Zhang, S. H. Sun, M. Bostetter, S. Poulin, E. Sacher, “Chemical and morphological characterizations of Ni/Co alloy nanoparticles by co-evaporation onto highly oriented pyrolytic graphite”.
Colloid Interface Sci., 350 (2010) 16–21.

31. S. Sun, G. X. Zhang, Y. Zhong, H. Liu, R. Y. Li, X. R. Zhou, X. L. Sun. “Ultrathin single crystal Pt nanowires grown on N-doped carbon nanotubes”.
Chem. Commun. 45 (2009) 7048–7050.

30. S. Sun, D. Q. Yang, D. Villers, G. X. Zhang, E. Sacher, J. P. Dodelet. “Template-free, Surfactant-free Room Temperature Synthesis of Self-Assembled 3D Pt Nanoflowers from Single-Crystal Nanowires”.
Adv. Mater., 20 (2008) 571–574. Link

29. D. Yang, S. H. Sun, J. P. Dodelet, E. Sacher. “A facile route for the self-organized high-density decoration of Pt nanoparticles on carbon nanotubes.”
J. Phys. Chem. C., 112 (2008) 11717–11721.

28. S. Sun, F. Jaouen, J. P. Dodelet, “Controlled Growth of Pt Nanowires on Carbon Nanospheres and Their Enhanced Performance as Electrocatalysts in PEM Fuel Cells”.
Adv. Mater., 20 (2008) 3900–3904.
[Also reported in Nanowerk Spotlight http://www.nanowerk.com/spotlight/spotid=7993.php, with a title of “Nanotechnology is key to improving fuel cell performance”] Link

27. D. Yang, S. H. Sun, H. Meng, J. P. Dodelet, E. Sacher. “Formation of a Porous Platinum Nanoparticle Froth for Electrochemical Applications, Produced without Templates, Surfactants, or Stabilizers”.
Chem. Mater., 20 (2008) 4677–4681.

26. H. Meng, S. H. Sun, J. P. Dodelet. “Electro-synthesis of Pd single crystal nanothorns and their application in the oxidation of formic acid”.
Chem. Mater., 20, (2008) 6998–7002.

25. G. Zhang, S. H. Sun, D. Q. Yang, E. Sacher, J. P. Dodelet. “The surface analytical characterization of carbon fibers functionalized by H2SO4/HNO3 treatment”.
Carbon, 46 (2008) 196–205.

24. S. Sun, G. W. Meng, G. X. Zhang, J. P. Masse, L. D. Zhang. “Controlled Growth of SnO2 Hierarchical Nanostructures by Using a Multi-Step Thermal Vapor Deposition Process”.
Chemistry ─A European Journal, 13 (2007) 9087–9092.

23. S. Sun, G. W. Meng, G. X. Zhang, L. D. Zhang. “Controlled Growth and Optical (D39). Properties of One-Dimensional ZnO Nanostructures on SnO2 Nanobelts”.
Crystal Growth & Design, 7 (2007) 1988–1991.

22. S. Sun, D. Q. Yang, G. X. Zhang, E. Sacher, J. P. Dodelet. “Synthesis and Characterization of Carbon Nanotube–Platinum Nanowire Heterostructures”.
Chem. Mater., 19 (2007) 6376–6378.

21. J. Gao, S. Sun, D. Li, L. Yang, “Synthesis, rheological behavior, and mechanical properties of graft-type ACS resin”.
Polymer-Plastics Technology and Engineering, 2007, 863-876

20. D. Villers, S. H. Sun, A. M. Serventi, J. P. Dodelet, S. Désilets. “Characterization of Pt Nanoparticles Deposited onto Carbon Nanotubes Grown on Carbon Paper and Evaluation of This Electrode for the Reduction of Oxygen”.
J. Phys. Chem. B 110 (2006) 25916–25925.

19. X. An, G. W. Meng, M. G. Zhang, Y. T. Tian, S. H. Sun, L. D. Zhang. “Synthesis and optical absorption property of ordered macroporous titania film doped with Ag nanoparticles”.
Materials Letters 60 (2006) 2586–2589.

18. Y. T. Tian, G. M. Meng, G. Z. Wang, F. Phillipp, S. H. Sun, L. D. Zhang “Step-shaped bismuth nanowires with metal–semiconductor junction characteristics”.
Nanotechnology 17 (2006) 1041.

17. S. Sun, D. Villers, A. M. Serventi, R. Li, J. P. Dodelet, S.Désilets. “Pt loading on multiwalled carbon nanotubes obtained by CVD on fuel cell backings”.Proceedings on Electrocatalysis, Edited by R. Adzic, V. Birss, G. Brisard, A. Wieckowski.
The Electrochemical Society, 2005, p113

16. Y. Tian, G. W. Meng, S. K. Biswas, P. M. Ajayan, S. H. Sun, L. D. Zhang. “Y-branched Bi nanowires with metal-semiconductor junction behavior”.
Appl. Phys. Lett. 85 (2004) 967–969.

15. S. Sun, G. W. Meng, M. G. Zhang, X. H. An, G. S. Wu, L. D. Zhang. “Synthesis of SnO2 nanostructures by carbothermal reduction of SnO2 powders”.
J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 37(2004) 409–412.

14. Y. Tian, G. W. Meng, T. Gao, S. H. Sun, T. Xie, X. S. Peng, C. H. Ye, L. D. Zhang. “Alumina nanowire arrays standing on a porous anodic alumina membrane.”
Nanotechnology 15 (2004) 189–191.

13. S. Sun, G. W. Meng, M. G. Zhang, Y. F. Hao, X. R. Zhang, L. D. Zhang. “Microscopy Study of the Growth Process and Structural Features of Closely Packed Silica Nanowires”.
J. Phys. Chem. B. 107 (2003) 13029–13032.

12. A. Zhao, G. W. Meng, L. D. Zhang, T. Gao, S. H. Sun, Y. T. Pang. “Electrochemical synthesis of ordered CdTe nanowire arrays”.
Appl. Phys. A 76 (2003) 537–539.

11. S. Sun, G.W. Meng, G.X. Zhang, T. Gao, B.Y. Geng, L.D. Zhang, J. Zuo. “Raman scattering study of rutile SnO2 nanobelts synthesized by thermal evaporation of Sn powders”.
Chem. Phys. Lett. 376 (2003) 103–107.

10. S. Sun, G. W. Meng, Y.W. Wang, T. Gao, M.G. Zhang, Y.T. Tian, X.S. Peng, L. D. Zhang. “Large-scale synthesis of SnO2 nanobelts”.
Appl. Phys. A 76 (2003) 287–289.

9. X. Peng, L. D. Zhang, G. W. Meng, Y. T. Tian, Y. Lin, B. Y. Geng, S. H. Sun. “Micro-Raman and infrared properties of SnO2 nanobelts synthesized from Sn and SiO2 powders”.
J. Appl. Phys. 93 (2003) 1760–1763.

8. S. Sun, G. W. Meng, T. Gao, M. G. Zhang, Y. T. Tian, X. S. Peng, Y. X. Jin, L. D. Zhang. “Micrometer-sized Si-Sn-O novel structures with SiOx nanowires on their surfaces”.
Appl. Phys. A 76 (2003) 999–1002.

7. B. Geng, G. Z. Wang, Z. Jiang, T. Xie, S. H. Sun, G. W. Meng, L. D. Zhang. “Synthesis and optical properties of S-doped ZnO nanowires”.
Appl. Phys. Lett. 82 (2003) 4791–4793.

6. S. Sun, G. W. Meng, M. G. Zhang, Y. T. Tian, T. Xie, L. D. Zhang. “Preparation and characterization of oriented silica nanowires”.
Solid State Commun. 128 (2003) 287–290.

5. T. Gao, G. W. Meng, Y. W. Wang, S. H. Sun, L. D. Zhang, “Electrochemical synthesis of copper nanowires”.
J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 14 (2002) 355–363.

4. T. Gao, G. W. Meng, J. Zhang, S. H. Sun, L. D. Zhang. “Template Synthesis of Y-Junction Metal Nanowires”.
Appl. Phys. A 74 (2002) 403–406.

3. X. Peng, X. F. Wang, J. Zhang, Y. W. Wang, S. H. Sun, G. W. Meng, L. D. Zhang. “Blue-light emission from amorphous SiOx nanoropes”.
Appl. Phys. A 74 (2002) 831–833.

2. T. Gao, G. W. Meng, Y. T. Tian, S. H. Sun, X. Liu, L. D. Zhang, “Photoluminescence of ZnO nanoparticles loaded into porous anodic alumina hosts”.
J. Phys.: Condens. Matter. 14 (2002) 12651–12656.

1.Y. Wang, L. D. Zhang, G.W. Meng, C. H. Liang, G. Z. Wang, S. H. Sun, “Zn Nanobelts: A New Quasi One-dimensional Metal Nanostructure”.
Chem. Comm. 24 (2001) 2632–2633.

 

B) Papers highlighted by Journal Cover Pages and News

14. B. He, G. Li, J. Li, J. Wang, F. Dang*, H. Tong*, Y. Fan, W. Wang, S. Sun, “MoSe2@CNT core-shell nanostructures as grain promoters featuring a direct Li2O2 formation/decomposition catalytic capability in lithium-oxygen batteries”.
Advanced Energy Materials, 2021, 2003263. [Inside Cover Page]

13. G. Zhang, D. Sebastián, X. Zhang, Q. Wei, C. Lo Vecchio, V. Baglio, W. Wang, S. Sun, A. Aricò, A. Tavares, “Engineering of a Low Cost, Highly Active and Durable Tantalate-Graphene Hybrid Electrocatalyst for Oxygen Reduction”.
Advanced Energy Materials, 2020, 10, 2000075. [Inside Cover Page].

12. Y. Wang, L. Wan, P. Cui, L. Tong, Y. Ke, T. Sheng, M. Zhang, S. Sun, H. Liang, Y. Wang, K. Zaghib, H. Wang, Z. Zhou, J. Yuan, “Porous Carbon Membrane-Supported Atomically Dispersed Pyrrole-Type Fe-N4 as Active Sites for Electrochemical Hydrazine Oxidation Reaction”.
Small, 2020, 16, 2002203. [Inside Cover Page].

11. G. Zhang, X. Yang, M. Dubois, M. Herraiz, R. Chenitz, M. Lefevre, M. Cherif, F. Vidal, V. Glibinc, S. Sun, J. P. Dodelet, Non-PGM electrocatalysts for PEM fuel cells: Effect of fluorination on the activity and the stability of a highly active NC_Ar+NH3 catalyst.
Energy & Environmental Science. 2019, 12, 3015-303. [Back Cover]

10. Q. Wei, M. Cherif, G. Zhang, A. Almesrati, J. Chen, M. Wu, Y. Hu, T. Regier, T. K. Sham, F. Vidal, S. Sun, “Transforming Reed Waste into A Highly Active Metal-Free Catalyst for Oxygen Reduction Reaction”.
Nano Energy, 2019, 62, 700-708.
Highlighted by Lightsources.org: https://www.lightsource.ca/news/details/using_reed_waste_for_sustainable_batteries.html

9. Y. Fu, Q. Wei, G. Zhang, S. Sun, “Advanced Phosphorus-Based Materials for Lithium/Sodium-Ion Batteries: Recent Developments and Future Perspectives”.
Advanced Energy Materials. 2018, 8, 1702849. [Cover Page]
Highlighted by Materials Views China: http://www.sztspi.com/archives/39280.html

8. Q. Wei, G. Zhang, X. Yang, Y. Fu, G. Yang, N. Chen, W. Chen, S. Sun. “Litchi-like porous Fe/N/C spheres with atomically dispersed FeNx promoted by sulfur as high-efficient oxygen electrocatalysts for Zn–air batteries”.
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2018 6, 4605-4610. [Cover Page]

7. X. Tong⁠, X. Kong, Y. Zhou, F. Navarro-Pardo, G. Selopal⁠⁠, ⁠S. Sun, A. Govorov, H. Zhao, Z. Wang⁠, F. Rosei. “Near-infrared, Heavy Metal-free Colloidal “Giant” Core/shell Quantum Dots”.
Advanced Energy Materials. 2018, 8(2) 1701432. [Back Cover]

6. Q. Wei, X. Yang, G. Zhang, D. Wang, L. Zuin, D. Banham, L. Yang, S. Ye, Y. Wang, M. Mohamedi, S. Sun. “An active and robust Si-Fe/N/C catalyst derived from waste reed for oxygen reduction”.
Applied Catalysis B:  Environmental. 2018, 237, 85-93.
Highliged by Lightsources.org, hydrogenfuelnews, phys.org

https://lightsources.org/2018/07/18/fuel-cells-from-plants/
http://www.hydrogenfuelnews.com/new-research-finds-that-reeds-could-help-make-cheaper-high-performance-fuel-cells/8535519/
https://phys.org/news/2018-07-elements-fuel-cell-efficiency.html

5. J. Li, Y. Song, G. Zhang, H. Liu, Y. Wang, X. Guo, S. Sun. “Pyrolysis of Self-assembled Iron Porphyrin on Carbon Black as Core/Shell Structured Electrocatalysts for Highly Efficient Oxygen Reduction in both Alkaline and Acidic Medium”.
Advanced Functional Materials. 2017,27, 1604356. [Cover Page]

4. S. Sun, G. X. Zhang, D. S. Geng, Y. G. Chen, R. Y. Li, M. Cai, X. Sun. “A New Highly Durable Pt Nanocatalyst for PEM Fuel Cells: the Multiarmed Star-like Nanowire Single Crystal”.
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 50 (2011) 422. [VIP Paper & Cover Page]
Highlighted by Nature Nanotechnology http://www.nature.com/nnano/journal/v6/n1/pdf/nnano.2010.269.pdf

3. S. Sun, G. X. Zhang, D. S. Geng, Y. G. Chen, R. Y. Li, M. Cai, M. N. Banis, X. L. Sun. “Direct Growth of Single Crystal Pt Nanowires on Sn@CNT Nanocable 3D Supports for Highly Active Electrocatalysts”.
Chemistry-A European Journal. 16 (2010) 829.  [Inside Cover Page]
highlighted by greencarcongress: http://www.greencarcongress.com/2010/05/ptnws-20100505.html

2. G. Zhang, S. H. Sun, R. Y. Li, X. L. Sun. “New Insight into Conventional Replacement Reaction for the Large-Scale Synthesis of Various Metal Nanostructures and their Formation Mechanism”.
Chemistry-A European Journal, 16 (2010) 10630. [VIP Paper & Cover Page]

1.S. Sun, F. Jaouen, J. P. Dodelet. “Controlled Growth of Pt Nanowires on Carbon Nanospheres and Their Enhanced Performance as Electrocatalysts in PEM Fuel Cells”.
Adv. Mater., 20 (2008) 3900.
[Highlighted by News in Nanowerk Spotlight] http://www.nanowerk.com/spotlight/spotid=7993.php

 

C) Book and Book Chapters

16. [BOOK EDITING]: Atomically Dispersed Metallic Materials for Electrochemical Energy Technologies, edited by W. Yan, X. Li, S. Sun, X. Sun, J. Zhang.
CRC Press (Taylor & Francis Group), 2022, 388 pages, eBook ISBN 9781003153436.

15. [BOOK EDITING]: Carbon Nanomaterials for Electrochemical Energy Technologies– Fundamentals and Applications, edited by S. Sun, X. Sun, Z. Chen, Y. Liu, D. Wilkinson, J. Zhang.
CRC Press (Taylor & Francis Group), 2018, 313 pages, ISBN-10: 1498746020, ISBN-13: 978-1498746021.

14. [BOOK EDITING]: One-dimensional Nanostructures for PEM Fuel Cell Applications, edited by S. Du, C. Koenigsmann, S. Sun.
Academic Press (Elsevier), 2017, ISBN-10: 1498746020, ISBN: 978-01-12-811112-3.

13. M. Wu, G. Zhang, S. Sun, “Metal-Air batteries application of Atomically Dispersed Metallic Materials” to our book “Atomically Dispersed Metallic Materials for Electrochemical Energy Technologies”.
CRC Press (Taylor & Francis Group), 2021.

12. Prakash, J., Kaith, B. S., Sun, S., Bellucci, S., & Swart, H. C. (2019). Recent Progress on Novel Ag–TiO2 Nanocomposites for Antibacterial Applications. In R. Prasad (Ed.), Microbial Nanobionics: Volume 2, Basic Research and Applications (pp. 121-143).
Cham: Springer International Publishing.

11. X. Tong, G. Zhang, J. Prakash*, S. Sun*, “3D graphene and its nanocomposites: from Synthesis to multifuctional applications” in the book of Graphene Functionalization Strategies: From Synthesis to Applications.
Springer, 2019.

10. J. Prakash, S. Badilescu, R. Gupta, H. Swart, M. Packirisamy, S. Sun, “Synthesis, optical properties and surface enhanced Raman scattering applications of noble metal nanoparticles embedded in polymers” in the book of “Metal Nanoparticles: Properties, Synthesis, and Applications”.
Nova Science Publisher, 2018.

9. Q. Wei, G. Zhang, S. Sun*, “Rational design of highly efficient non-precious metal catalysts for oxygen reduction in fuel cells and metal-air batteries”, in the book of Advanced Materials,
De Gruyter group publisher, 2018.

8. Q. Wei, X. Tong, G. Zhang, S. Sun*, “Nitrogen-doped Carbon materials for proton exchange membrane fuel cells”, in the book of Carbon Nanomaterials for Electrochemical Energy Technologies – Fundamentals and Applications.
CRC Press (Taylor & Francis Group), 2017.

7. X. Tong, Q. Wei, G. Zhang, S. Sun*, “New graphene carbon materials for proton exchange membrane fuel cells”, in the book of Carbon Nanomaterials for Electrochemical Energy Technologies – Fundamentals and Applications.
CRC Press (Taylor & Francis Group), 2017.

6. X. Tong, Q. Wei, G. Zhang, S. Sun*, “New graphene family materials for Li-ion batteries”, in the book of Carbon Nanomaterials for Electrochemical Energy Technologies – Fundamentals and Applications.
CRC Press (Taylor & Francis Group), 2017.

5. G. Zhang, S. Sun*, “Advantages and challenges of 1D nanostructures for fuel cell applications”, in the book of One-Dimensional Nanostructures for PEM Fuel Cell Applications.
Elsevier, 2017.

4. G. Zhang, S. Sun*, “Preparation of 1D Catalysts for fuel cell applications Advantages and challenges of 1D nanostructures for fuel cell applications”, in the book of One-Dimensional Nanostructures for PEM Fuel Cell Applications.
Elsevier, 2017.

3. S. Sun and X. L. Sun “Shape-Controlled Synthesis of Platinum-Based Nanostructures as Electrocatalyst for PEM Fuel Cell Applications” in the book of “Controlled Nanofabrication: Advances and Applications”.
Pan Stanford Publishing, Ru-Shi Liu Ed (2012),395-472.

2. G. Zhang, S. H. Sun, and X. L. Sun “Atomic Layer Deposition of Metals and Metal Oxides for Fuel Cells Applications” in the book of “Advances in Materials Science And Engineering”.
CRC Press, Sanping Jiang and Peikang Sheng Ed (2013), 249-289.

1. G. Zhang, S. Sun* “Chapter 11: One dimensional Pt nanostructures for polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells, in the book “Nanopatterned and Nanoparticle modified electrodes”.
Wiley-VCH Publisher, 2016.

 

D) US Patents

5. H. Dai, G. Zhang, S. Sun. “Additive combination for secondary battery electrolytes”, US patent, 2022. Patent application no. 63/268,898

4. Z. Pu, G. Zhang, S. Sun. “Single-atom catalysts and method of manufacture”, US patent, 2022, Patent application no. 63/364,662.

3. A. Hassanpour, M. A. Gauthier, S. Sun, M. Groleau, E. Déziel. “Zinc oxide nano-porcupine surface coating for bacterial growth inhibition”, US patent, 2022, application no. 63/364,669

2. X. Sun, G. Zhang, S. Sun, R. Li, M. Cai. “Porous Dendritic Platinum Nanotubes as Electro-catalysts for Fuel Cell Applications”. US patent, granted, 2012, Publication Number 20120003563.

1. X. Sun, G. Zhang, S. Sun, R. Li, M. Cai. “A General Strategy for the Mass Production of Various  Morphology-Controlled Metal and Bimetallic-Composite Nanostructures”. US patent, granted, 2011. Publication Number: 20110197710.