Shuhui Sun

Shuhui Sun, professeur en Nanomatériaux (énergie, environnement) à l’Institut national de la recherche scientifique

Expertises

Nanomatériaux (énergie, environnement) , Piles à combustible

  • Professeur à l’INRS

Téléphone
514 228-6919

Télécopieur
450 929-8102

Courriel
shuhui@emt.inrs.ca

Centre Énergie Matériaux Télécommunications

1650, boulevard Lionel-Boulet
Varennes (Québec)  J3X 1S2
CANADA

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Intérêts de recherche

Les recherches du professeur Shuhui Sun sont orientées sur la conception des matériaux nanostructurés et multifonctionnels, consacrés aux technologies de l’énergie non polluante et renouvelable. Plus précisément, ses intérêts de recherche sont principalement axés sur quatre thèmes :

  • Nanomatériaux et nanotechnologie : synthèse, caractérisation et propriétés des nanotubes de carbone (NTC) et NTC dopées de N, graphène et graphène dopée de N, nanostructures de métaux et leurs oxydes, et nanocomposites à travers la gamme de particules à fils, tubes et couches.
  • Production et stockage de l’énergie non polluante : piles à combustible de type PEM (PEMFC), piles à lithium, cellules solaires.
  • Électrochimie fondamentale et chimie de surfaces et interfaces.
  • Interrelations structure-propriétés des matériaux nanostructurés.

Fonctions et formation universitaire

  • M. Sc. et Ph. D. de l’Institute of Solid State Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
  • Ph. D., Mechanical and Materials Engineering, University of Western Ontario, Canada

Shuhui Sun est professeur au Centre Énergie Matériaux Télécommunications de l’INRS depuis 2012.

Groupes et réseaux

  • The University of Western Ontario
  • McMaster University
  • Canadian Light Source
  • École Polytechnique de Montréal
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • General Motor (US)
  • Ballard Power Systems, Inc.

Activités scientifiques

  • Executive Editor-in-Chief, Electrochemical Energy Reviews (EER), 2017-
  • Editor, Catalysts, 2018-
  • Editor, Nanotechnology and Precision Engineering, 2018-
  • Editor, Nano Advances, 2016-
  • Guest Associate 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

 

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

Publications

A) Book and Book Chapters

[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.

[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.

S. H. 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.

G. X. 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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, the De Gruyter group publisher, 2018.

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 » by Nova Science Publisher, 2018.

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.

B) Papers highlighted by Journal Cover Pages and News

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. (IF=33.25) [Back Cover]

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

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. (IF=24.884) [Cover Page]

Highlighted by Materials Views China: http://www.sztspi.com/archives/39280.html

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. (IF=10.733) [Cover Page]

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. (IF:24.884) [Back Cover]

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

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. (IF=15.651) [Cover Page]

S. H. 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. (IF=12.257) [VIP Paper & Cover Page]
Highlighted by Nature Nanotechnology http://www.nature.com/nnano/journal/v6/n1/pdf/nnano.2010.269.pdf

S. H. 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. (IF=5.16) [Inside Cover Page]

highlighted by greencarcongress: http://www.greencarcongress.com/2010/05/ptnws-20100505.html

G. X. 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. (IF=5.16) [VIP Paper & Cover Page]

S. H. 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. (IF=25.809) [Highlighted by News in Nanowerk Spotlight] http://www.nanowerk.com/spotlight/spotid=7993.php

C) List of Papers in Peer-reviewed Journals (Total citation >8700 times; H-index =52)

The SUN group focuses on the development of Multi-functional Nanomaterials (graphene, single atoms, CNTs, MOF, metal and oxides) for Clean Energy and Environmental applications, including PEM fuel cells (low-Pt and Pt-free catalysts), Metal-ion (Li-/Na-/Zn-ion) batteries, Metal-air batteries, CO2 reduction, Water splitting, and Wastewater treatment.

Publications: >170 articles [>56 articles in journals with IF>10, such as Nature Communications (IF=11.88), Energy Environmental Science (IF=33.25), Adv. Mater. (IF=25.809), Adv. Energy Mater. (IF=24.884), Materials Today (IF=24.372), Advanced Science (IF=15.804), Adv. Funct. Mater. (IF=15.621), Nano Energy (IF=15.548), Energy Storage Materials (IF=15.09), J. Am. Chem. Soc. (IF=14.695), Applied Catalysis B (IF=14.229), Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. (IF=12.257), Small (IF=10.856), J. Mater. Chem. A (IF=10.733), Chem. Mater (IF=10.159), etc.].

2020


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.

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

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, DOI: 10.1002/aenm.202000075.

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.

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.

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

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, in press.

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, in press.

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. 2020, accepted.

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, 2020, 1-12.

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, 2020, in press.

J. Zhang, T. Zhou, G. Zhang, S. Sun, « Recent Developments of In-Planar Micro-Supercapacitors: Fabrication, Properties, and Applications« .

Advanced Functional Materials, 2020, 1910000.

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.

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.

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

Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2020, in press.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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, in press.

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.

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, accepted.

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, accepted.

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.

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.

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.

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, in press

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.

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.

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, 2020, in press.

2019


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)

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.

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.

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, 2019, 1906890.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

H. Qiu, J. Gao, G. Fang, H. Lv, X. Lin, G. Xie, Z. Chen, W. Liu, H. Li, X. Liu, H. Jia, S. Sun. « Multi-component nanoporous alloy/(oxy)hydroxide for bifunctional oxygen electrocatalysis and rechargeable Zn-air batteries« .

Applied Catalysis B: Environmental. 2019, 118431.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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.

V. P. Glibin1, 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.

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.

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.

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


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.

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.

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.

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.

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]

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]

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]

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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


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]

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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; doi:10.3390/catal7010001.Invited paper.

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.

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.

2016


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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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.

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.

S. An, S. Sun, J. Oh. “Reduction-responsive sheddable carbon nanotubes dispersed in aqueous solution.”

Macromol. Rapid Commun. (2016), DOI: 10.1002/marc. 201500725.

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.

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) DOI: 10.1039/C5CY01798J

2015


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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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, DOI: 10.1002/cctc.201403026.

Before 2015


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.

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.

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 (from the publishers of Nature), (2013), 3: 526 | DOI: 10.1038/srep01526.

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 (from the publishers of Nature), (2013), 3: 1775| DOI: 10.1038/srep01775.

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.

S. H. 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”.

J. Nanotechnology (2012), doi:10.1155/2012/389505.

S. H. 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]

S. H. Sun, X. L. Sun. “A Nanostar is born: Energy”.

Materials Today. 14 (2011) 132.

G. X. 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.

X. B. 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.

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.

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”.

J. Nanopart. Res. 13 (2011) 1207–1218.

G. X. 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]

S. H. 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]

G. X. 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.

G. X. 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.

G. X. 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”.

J. Colloid Interface Sci., 350 (2010) 16–21.

S. H. 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.

S. H. 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.

D. Q. 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.

S. H. 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”]

D. Q. 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.

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.

G. X. 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.

S. H. 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.

S. H. 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.

S. H. 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.

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.

X. H. 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.

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.

S. H. 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

Y. T. 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.

S. H. 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.

Y. T. 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.

S. H. 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.

A. W. 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.

S. H. 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.

S. H. 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.

X. S. 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.

S. H. 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.

B. Y. 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.

S. H. 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.

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.

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.

X. S. 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.

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.

Y. W. 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.

D) Conference Presentations and Invited Talks

S. Sun, Novel Nanostructured Electrocatalysts for PEM Fuel Cells”,ICMAT2015 & IUMRS-ICA2015, Singapore, June 28-July 3, 2015, (Invited talk).

Gaixia Zhang, Qiliang Wei, Shuhui Sun, “Novel Nanostructured Electrocatalysts for Polymer Electrolyte Membrane (PEM) Fuel Cells” 98th Canadian Chemistry Conference. June 2015, Ottawa, Canada.

Qiliang Wei, Willyam. Barros, Gaixia Zhang, Marcos. Lanza, Ana C. Tavares, Shuhui Sun, “Graphene supported Fe3O4 nanoparticles as efficient electrocatalysts for H2O2 production in wastewater treatment”. 98th Canadian Chemistry Conference. June 2015, Ottawa, Canada.

Qiliang Wei, Gaixia Zhang, Yanqing Fu, Xianyou Wang,Ana C. Tavares,Shuhui Sun, “Graphene supported Fe3O4 nanoparticles as efficient electrocatalyst for H2O2 production and high-performance anode for lithium ion batteries”. ECS Canada. June 2015, Montreal, Canada.

Nathanael Komba, Qiliang Wei, Gaixia Zhang, Federico Rosei, Shuhui Sun, “Fabrication of Free-Standing TiO2 Nanotube Array Membranes with Controllable Morphology”. ECS Canada. June 2015, Montreal, Canada.

S. Sun Novel Nanostructured Electrocatalysts for Polymer Electrolyte Membrane (PEM) Fuel Cells”,EMN East and UNESCO Chair MATECSS joint Meeting, Beijing, China, April 2015, (Invited talk).

Qiliang Wei, Gaixia Zhang, Ana Tavares, Shuhui Sun, “AAO Template Directed Nanomaterials for Fuel cells”, 17th chemistry and biochemistry graduate research conference, Montreal, Canada, November 28, 2014.

Qiliang Wei, Gaixia Zhang, Ana Tavares, Shuhui Sun, “Nanomaterials Based on Anodic Aluminum Oxides (AAO) Template for Energy Storage and Conversion”, 2014 CQMF annual symposium, Shawinigan, Canada, November 6-7, 2014.

Shuhui Sun, Green Chemistry Synthesis of Highly Active and Stable Nanocatalysts for H2/O2 Fuel Cells, The International Conference on Electrochemical Energy Science and Technology (EEST2014) – Shanghai, China, October 31-November 4, 2014. (Keynote).

S. Stambula, M. Bugnet, S. Sun, X. Sunand G.A. Botton,Material Characterization of N-doped Graphene with Pt atoms and Clusters for the PEM Fuel Cell Electrode, 2014 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit,November 30 – December 5, 2014 Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

S. Sun, “Highly Active and Stable 1D Nanostructured Platinum Electrocatalysts for Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells”, 97th Canadian Chemistry Conference. June 2014, Vancouver, Canada. (Invited)

S. Sun Novel Nanostructured Electrocatalysts for Hydrogen Fuel Cells”, EMN East Meeting-Energy Materials Nanotechnology, Beijing, China, May 2014, (Invited)

S. Sun, “Hydrogen Fuel Cells: Just a Dream— or Future Reality”, UNESCO Chair « Materials and Technologies for Energy Conversion, Saving and Storage. April 2014, Montreal, Canada. (Invited)

S. Sun, “One-dimensional Pt Nanostructured Electrocatalysts for PEM Fuel Cell Applications”, 15th Topical Meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry, April 2014, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada (Invited).

S. Sun. “Designing Novel Nanostructured Materials for High-Performance and Low-Cost Fuel Cells”, 38th International Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites. Jan 26-31, 2014, Daytona Beach, USA. (Invited)

S. Sun. “Novel Nanostructured Materials for PEM Fuel Cells,” Africa-MRS meeting. December 8-13,2013, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. (Invited)

S. Sun. “Novel Nanostructured Materials for PEM Fuel Cells,” CQMF Annual meeting. November 7-8, 2013, Shawinigan, Qc, Canada (Invited)

S. Sun, G. Zhang, M. Cai, R. Li, J.P. Dodelet, X. Sun. “Novel Pt Nanostructures as Highly Active and Stable Electrocatalysts for PEM Fuel Cells”. International Conference on Electrochemical Materials and Technologies for Clean Sustainable Energy. July 2013, Guangzhou, China.(Keynote)

S. Sun, G. Zhang, M. Cai, R. Li, J.P. Dodelet, X. Sun. “One-dimensional Pt NanostructuredElectrocatalysts for High-Performance and Low-Cost Fuel Cell Applications”. 96th Canadian Chemistry Conference. May 2013, Quebec, Canada.(Invited)

S. Stambula, N. Gauquelin, M. Bugnet, S. Gorantla, S. Turner, S. Sun, X. Sun, G. Botton. “Structural and Chemical Characterization of ALD Pt on N-Doped Graphene Using Atomic Resolution Transmission Electron Microscopy”. 223rd Meeting of the Electrochemical Society, May 2013, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

S. Stambula, N. Gauquelin, S. H. Sun, S. Gorantla, X. L. Sun, G. A. Botton. “Atomic resolution characterization of platinum on doped graphene”. Canadian Microscopy Society Annual Meeting. 2012, Halifax, Canada.

S. Stambula, N. Gauquelin, S. Gorantla, S. H. Sun, X. L. Sun, G. A. Botton. “Atomic resolution characterization of sub-nanometer Pt clusters on nitrogen-doped graphene” 221st ECS meeting. 2012, Seattle, USA.

S. H. Sun, G. X. Zhang, X. B. Meng, D. S. Geng, R. Y. Li, A. X. Sun. “Atomic Layer Deposition of Pt Nanocatalyst on Graphene Nanosheet for PEM Fuel Cell Applications”. 219th Meeting of the Electrochemical Society. 2011, Montreal, Canada.

S. H. Sun, G. X. Zhang, R. Y. Li, A. X. Sun. “Platinum Nanowire-based Highly Active and Durable Electrocatalyst for PEM Fuel Cells”. 219th Meeting of the Electrochemical Society. 2011, Montreal, Canada.

S. H. Sun, G. X. Zhang, R. Y. Li, M. Cai, X. L. Sun. “A Star Catalyst: New Pt Nanostructure for Cheap and Stable PEM Fuel Cells”. International Conference on Frontier Topics in Nanostructures and Condensed Matter Theory (NCMT-2011), 2011, London, Canada.

S. H. Sun, N. Gauquelin, G. X. Zhang, X. B. Meng, D. S. Geng, R. Li, G. Botton, S. Y. Ye, S. Knights, X. L. Sun. “Atomic Layer Deposition of Pt Nanocatalyst on Graphene and N-doped Graphene for PEM Fuel Cells”. 61st Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, 2011, London, Canada.

D. Geng, S. Sun, Y. Hu, R. Li, X. Sun, S. Ye, S. Knights. “Synthesis and Application of Doped-graphene as Non-noble Electrocatalysts for Fuel Cells”. 61st Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference. 2011, London, Canada.

N. Gauquelin, S. H. Sun, H. Zhang, A. Sun, J. Y.T. Wei, G.A. Botton, “Applications of aberration-corrected STEM in the study of physical and chemical phenomena”. Canadian Microscopy Society Annual Meeting. 2011, Ottawa, Canada.

M. Banis, Y. Zhang, S. Sun, X. Meng, R. Li, X. Sun. “Synthesis of Novel Metal Silicide Nanostructures as Catalyst Support for PEMFCs”. 61st Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference. 2011, London, Canada.

S. H. Sun, G. X. Zhang, R. Y. Li, X. L. Sun. “Ultrathin Single-Crystal Pt Nanowire-based 3D Electrodes for Fuel Cell Application”. The 61st Annual Meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry. 2010, Nice, France. (Invited)

S. H. Sun, G. X. Zhang, R. Y. Li, X. L. Sun. “Development of Ultrathin Pt Nanowire-based Electrocatalyst for High-Performance and Low-Cost Fuel Cell Applications”. Symposium of Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology for Environment. 2010, Hefei, China. (Invited)

S. H. Sun, G. X. Zhang, R. Y. Li, D. S. Geng, Y. Zhong, X. L. Sun. “Single-Crystal Pt Nanowire-based 3D Electrodes for PEM Fuel Cell Applications”. The International Green Energy Conference (IGEC). 2010, Waterloo, Canada.

S. H. Sun, G. X. Zhang, R. Y. Li, D. S. Geng, Y. Zhong, X. L. Sun. “Synthesis of Ultrathin Pt Nanowire-based 3D Hierarchical Nanostructures and Their Enhanced Performance as Electrocatalysts in Fuel Cells”. Ontario Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Workshop. 2010, London, Canada.

S. H. Sun, G. X. Zhang, R. Y. Li, X. L. Sun. “Development of Novel Nanomaterials for High-Performance and Low-Cost Fuel Cell Applications– Nanowire-Based Electrodes for Fuel Cells”. Particle Technology Research Center Conference. 2009, London, Canada.

S. H. Sun, J. P. Dodelet, D. Q. Yang, G. X. Zhang, F. Jaouen, E. Sacher. “Platinum Nanowires: Growth on Various Carbon Supports and Electrocatalysts for PEMFCs”. 212th Meeting of the Electrochemical Society. 2007, Washington DC, US.

S. H. Sun, D. Villers, A. M. Serventi, J. P. Dodelet. “Various Loadings of Pt Nanoparticles on MWCNTs for Fuel Cell Applications”. NanoForum Canada. 2006, Edmonton, Canada.

J. P. Dodelet, D. Villers, S. H. Sun, A. M. Serventi, Sylvain Désilets. “Pt 3D electrodes for fuel cells”. 89th Canadian Chemistry Conference, 2006, Halifax, Canada.

A. M. Serventi, D. Villers, S. H. Sun, J. P. Dodelet. “Deposition of Pt Nanoparticles onto Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes Grown on Fuel Cell Backings for Fuel Cell Applications”. 1st Canadian Workshop on NanoCarbon. 2005, Montreal, Canada.

D. Villers, S. H. Sun, A. M. Serventi, J. P. Dodelet. “Loading Platinum nanoparticles on Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes for Fuel Cell Applications”. NanoForum Canada. 2005, Montreal, Canada.

J. P. Dodelet, X. Sun, R. Li, D. Villers, S. H. Sun, A. M. Serventi. “Innovative use of carbon nanotubes in PEM fuel cell electrocatalysis”. 207th Meeting of the Electrochemical Society. 2005, Quebec City, Canada.

S. H. Sun, G. W. Meng, L. D. Zhang. “Preparation and growth mechanism of silica novel nanostructures”. 1st Academic Forum for Chinese Doctoral Candidates, 2003, Beijing, China.

S. H. Sun, G. W. Meng, M. G. Zhang, L. D. Zhang. “Synthesis and Raman Property of Single-Crystalline SnO2 Nanobelts”, C-MRS 2002 Fall Meeting, 2002, Beijing, China.

E) US Patents

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.

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.