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Journal articles

245. Elmakki, T; Zavahir, S; Hafsa, U; Al-Sulaiti, L; Ahmad, Z; Chen, Y; Park, H; Shon, H; Ho, Y; Han, D*; Novel LiAlO2 material for scalable and facile lithium recovery by electrochemical ion pumping; Nanomaterials, 2023, 13, 895. Link
244. Wang, Z; Wang, C; Chen, Y*; Wei, L*; Covalent organic frameworks for capacitive energy storage: recent progress and technological challenges; Advanced Materials Technologies, 2023, 2201828. Link
243. Tian, S; Pan, Q; Li, H; Sui, X*; Chen, Y*; 2D material membrane fabrication: progress and challenges; Current Opinion in Chemical Engineering, 2023, 39, 100900. Link
242. Liu, C; Yu, Z; She, F; Chen, J; Liu, F; Qu, J; Cairney, JM; Wu, C; Liu, K; Yang, W; Zheng, H; Chen, Y*; Li, H*; Wei, L*; Heterogeneous molecular Co-N-C catalysts for efficient electrochemical H2O2 synthesis; Energy & Environmental Science, 2023, 16, 446-459. Link
241. Li, J; Zheng, Z; Yu, Z; She, F; Lai, L; Prabowo, J; Lv, W*; Wei, L*; Chen, Y*; Stable Zn electrodes enabled by ultra-thin Zn phosphate protective layer; Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2023, 11, 3051-3059. Link
240. Afroze, J D; Tong, L*; Abden, M J; Chen, Y*; Multifunctional hierarchical graphene-carbon fiber hybrid aerogels for strain sensing and energy storage; Advanced Composites and Hybrid Materials, 2023, 6, 18. Link

239. Lai, L; Li, J; Deng, Y; Yu, Z; Wei, L*; Chen, Y*; Carbon and carbon/metal hybrid structures enabled by ultrafast heating methods; Small Structures, 2022, 3, 2200112. Link
238. Wei, L; Chen, Y*; Degradation of carbon materials in electrocatalysis; Current Opinion in Electrochemistry, 2022, 36, 101159. Link
237. Yu, Y; Yuan, Z*; Yu, Z; Wang, C; Zhong, X; Wei, L; Yao, Y; Sui, X; Han, D; Chen, Y*; Thermally assisted efficient electrochemical lithium extraction from simulated seawater; Water Research, 2022, 223, 118969. Link
236. Zhai, S*; Chen, Y*; Graphene-based fiber supercapacitors, Accounts of Materials Research, 2022, 3, 9, 922–934. Link
235. Ouyang, J; Shin, H; Finnie, P; Ding, J; Guo, C; Li, Z; Chen, Y; Wei, L; Wu, A J; Moisa, S; Lapointe, F; Malenfant, P R L; Impact of conjugated polymer characteristics on the enrichment of single-chirality single-walled carbon nanotubes; ACS Applied Polymer Materials, 2022, 4, 8, 6239–6254. Link
234. Yao, Y; Lai, L; Yu, Z; Pan, Y; Yu, Y; Lo, V; Roy, A; Chivers, B; Zhong, X; Wei, L; Chen, Y*; Carbon/iron by-product from catalytic methane decomposition as recyclable Fenton catalyst for pollutant degradation, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 2022, 437, 129328. Link
233. Yao, Y; Pan, Y; Yu, Y; Yu, Z; Lai, L; Liu, F; Wei, L; Chen, Y*; Recent advances of bifunctional catalysts for heterogeneous electro-Fenton processes, Environmental Chemistry Letters, 2022, 20, 3837–3859. Link
232. Meunier, V; Ania, C; Bianco, A; Chen, Y; Choi, G; Kim, Y; Koratkar, N; Liu, C; Tascon, J; Terrones, M; Carbon science perspective in 2022: Current research and future challenges, Carbon, 2022, 195, 272-291. Link
231. Riaz, MA; Chen, Y*; Electrodes and electrocatalysts for electrochemical hydrogen peroxide sensors: A review of design strategies, Nanoscale Horizons, 2022, 7, 463–479. Link
230. Li, J; Lin, Q; Zheng, Z; Cao, L; Lv, W; Chen, Y*; How cycle life of 3D zinc metal anodes with carbon fiber backbones affected by depth-of-discharge and current density in zinc-ion batteries? ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2022, 14, 12323–12330. Link
229. Xu, W; Li, M; Tange, M; Li, L; Ye, J*; Hou, J; Wei, L; Chen, Y*; Zhao, J*; Printed thin film transistors with 108 on/off ratios and photoelectrical synergistic characteristics using isoindigo-based polymers-enriched (9,8) carbon nanotubes, Nano Research, 2022, 15, 5517–5526. Link
228. Pan, Y; Lo, V; Cao, L; Roy, A; Chivers, B; Noorbehesht, N; Yao, Y; Wang, J; Wei, L; Chen, Y*; Graphitic carbon from catalytic methane decomposition as efficient conductive additives for zinc-carbon batteries, Carbon, 2022, 192, 84-92. Link
227. Wang, C; Liu, F*; Yan, S; Liu, C; Yu, Z; Chen, J; Lyu, R; Wang, Z; Xu, M; Dai, S; Chen, Y*; Wei, L*; Assemble 2D redox-active covalent organic framework/graphene hybrids as high-performance capacitive materials, Carbon, 2022, 190, 412-421. Link
226. Li, Z; Wu, R*; Xiao, S; Yang, Y; Lai, L; Chen, J*; Chen, Y*; Axial chlorine coordinated iron-nitrogen-carbon single-atom catalysts for efficient electrochemical CO2 reduction, Chemical Engineering Journal, 2022, 430, 132882. Link
225. Yu, Z; Liu, C; Deng, Y; Li, M; She, F; Lai, L; Chen, Y*; Wei, L*; Interfacial engineering of heterogeneous molecular electrocatalysts using ionic liquids towards efficient hydrogen peroxide production, Chinese Journal of Catalysis, 2022, 43, 1238-1246. Link

224. Yang, Y; Lai, L; Wei, L; Chen, Y*; Degradation: A critical challenge for M–N–C electrocatalysts, Journal of Energy Chemistry, 2021, 63, 667-674. Link
223. Yu, Z; Liu, C; Chen, J; Yuan, Z; Chen, Y*; Wei, L*; High-performance Fe-N-C electrocatalysts with a “chain mail” protective shield, Nano Materials Science, 2021, 3, 420-428. Link
222. Liu, F; Wang, C; Liu, C; Yu, Z; Xu, M*; Chen, Y*; Wei, L*; One-dimensional covalent organic framework–carbon nanotube heterostructures for efficient capacitive energy storage, Applied Physics Letters, 2021, 119, 211905. Link
221. Ozdemir, A D; Barua, P; Pyatkov, F; Hennrich, F; Chen, Y; Wenzel, W; Krupke, R; Fediai, A; Contact spacing controls the on-current for all-carbon field effect transistors, Communications Physics, 2021, 4, 246. Link
220. Pei, Z*; Ding, L; Wang, C; Meng, Q; Yuan, Z; Zou, Z; Zhao, S*; Chen, Y*; Make it stereoscopic: interfacial design for full-temperature adaptive flexible zinc–air batteries, Energy & Environmental Science, 2021, 14, 4926-4935. Link
219. Sui, X; Wang, Y; Liu, F; Yuan, Z; Wang, C; Yu, Y; Zhou, K*; Goh, K*; Chen, Y*; The tripartite role of 2D covalent organic frameworks in graphene-based organic solvent nanofiltration membranes, Matter, 2021, 4, 2953–2969. Link
218. Wang, P; Ma, W; Xue, S; Wang, L; Chen, Y*; Wang, Y*; N-doped carbon nanosheets assembled microspheres for more effective capacitive deionization, Separation and Purification Technology, 2021, 276, 119336. Link
217. Mahmood, A; Yuan, Z; Sui, X; Riaz, MA; Yu, Z; Liu, C; Chen, J; Wang, C; Zhao, S; Mahmood, N; Pei, Z; Wei, L; Chen, Y*; Foldable and scrollable graphene paper with tuned interlayer spacing as high areal capacity anodes for sodium-ion batteries, Energy Storage Materials, 2021, 41, 395-403. Link
216. Zhu, S; Sheng, J; Chen, Y*; Ni, J; Li, Y*; Carbon nanotubes for flexible batteries: recent progress and future perspective, National Science Review, 2021, 8, nwaa261. Link
215. Ma, W; Xue, S; Chen, Y; Wang, Y*; Capacitive deionization of carbon spheres with a carbon shell derived from the quantum dots of urea-citric acid grown in situ, Diamond & Related Materials, 2021, 116, 108444. Link
214. Yuan, Z; Yu, Y; Sui, X; Yao, Y; Chen, Y;* Carbon composite membranes for thermal-driven membrane processes, Carbon, 2021, 179, 600-626. Link
213. Wang, C; Li, J; Zhou, Z;* Pan, Y; Yu, Z; Pei, Z; Zhao, S; Wei, L; Chen, Y*; Rechargeable zinc-air batteries with neutral electrolytes: recent advances, challenges, and prospects, EnergyChem, 2021, 3, 100055. Link
212. Liu, C; Li, H; Chen, J; Yu, Z; Ru, Q; Li, S; Henkelman, G; Wei, L*, Chen, Y*; 3d transition-metal-mediated columbite nanocatalysts for decentralized electrosynthesis of hydrogen peroxide, Small, 2021, 17, 2007249. Link
211. Chen, J; Li, H; Chen, S; Fei, J; Liu, C; Yu, Z; Shin, K; Liu, Z; Song, L; Henkelman, G; Wei, L*; Chen, Y*; Co-Fe-Cr (oxy)hydroxides as efficient oxygen evolution reaction catalysts, Advanced Energy Materials, 2021, 11, 2003412. Link
210. Liu, C; Liu, F; Li, H; Chen, J; Fei, J; Yu, Z; Yuan, Z; Wang, C; Zheng, H; Liu, Z; Xu, M; Henkelman, G*; Wei, L*; Chen, Y*; One-dimensional van der Waals heterostructures as efficient metal-free oxygen, ACS Nano, 2021, 15, 3309-3319. Link
209. Chen, J; Liu, C; Yu, Z; Qu, J; Wang, C; Lai, L; Wei, L*; Chen, Y*; High-energy-density aqueous sodium-ion batteries enabled by chromium hexacycnochromate anodes, Chemical Engineering Journal, 2021, 415, 129003. Link
208. Yuan, Z; Yu, Y; Wei, L; Wang, C; Zhong, X; Sui, X; Yu, Z; Han, D S; Shon, H; Chen, Y*; A thermo-osmosis coupled thermally regenerative electrochemical cycle for efficient lithium extraction, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2021, 13, 6276-6285. Link
207. Wang, H*; Gu, G; Chen, Q; Feng, X; Chen, Y*; Cobalt sulfide catalysts for single-walled carbon nanotube synthesis, Diamond and Related Materials, 2021, 114, 108288. Link
206. Janissek, A; Lenz, J; Giudice, F; Gaulke, M; Pyatkov, F; Dehm, S; Hennrich, F; Wei, L; Chen, Y; Fediai, A*; Kappes, M; Wenzel, W; Krupke, R*; Thomas R T*; Ionic liquid gating of single-walled carbon nanotube devices with ultra-short channel length down to 10 nm, Applied Physics Letters, 2021, 118, 063101. Link
205. Luo, Q; Wu, R; Ma, L; Wang, C; Lin, H; Wang, N*; Chen, Y*; Guo, Z*; Recent advances on carbon nanotube utilizations in perovskite solar cells, Advanced Functional Materials, 2021, 31, 2004765 Link
204. Afroze, J D; Tong, L*; Abden, M J; Yuan, Z; Chen, Y*; Hierarchical honeycomb graphene aerogels reinformed by carbon nanotubes with multifunctional mechanical and electrical properties, Carbon, 2021, 175, 312-321. Link
203. Zhao, L; Wu, Ru*; Wang, J; Li, Z; Wei, X; Chen, JS*; Chen, Y*; Synthesis of noble metal-based intermetallic electrocatalysts by space-confined pyrolysis: recent progress and future perspective, Journal of Energy Chemistry, 2021, 60, 61-74 Link
202. Wang, C; Pei, Z*; Meng, Q*; Zhang, C; Sui, X; Yuan, Z; Wang, S; Chen, Y*; Toward flexible zinc-ion hybrid capacitors with superhigh energy density and ultralong cycling life: the pivotal role of ZnCl2 salt-based electrolytes, Angewandte Chemie, 2021, 60, 990-997. Link
201. Zavahir, S; Elmakki, T; Gulied, M; Ahmad, Z; Al-Sulaiti, L; Shon, H; Chen, Y; Park, H; Batchelor, B; Han, D. S.*; A review on lithium recovery using electrochemical capturing systems, Desalination, 2021, 500, 114883. Link

200. Liu, C; Li, H; Liu, F; Chen, J; Yu, Z; Yuan, Z; Wang, C; Zheng, H; Henkelman, G*; Wei, L*, Chen, Y*; The intrinsic activity of metal centers in metal–nitrogen–carbon single-atom catalysts for hydrogen peroxide synthesis, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2020, 142, 52, 21861–21871. Link
199. Sui, X; Yuan, Z; Yu, Y; Goh, K*; Chen, Y*; 2D material based advanced membranes for separations in organic solvents, Small, 2020, 16, 2003400 Link
198. Chen, J; Li, H; Yu, Z; Liu, C; Yuan, Z; Wang, C; Zhao, S; Henkelman, G; Li, S; Wei, L*; Chen, Y*; Octahedral coordinated trivalent cobalt enriched multimetal oxygen-evolution catalysts, Advanced Energy Materials, 2020, 17, 2002593. Link
197. Zhao, S; Tan, C; He, C; An, Pei; Xie, F; Jiang, S; Zhu, Y; Wu, K; Zhang, B; Li, H; Zhang, J; Chen, Y; Liu, S*; Dong, J*; Tang, Z*; Structural transformation of highly active metal-organic framework electrocatalysts during the oxygen evolution reaction, Nature Energy, 2020, 5, 881–890. Link
196. Karahan, H.E.*; Ji, M; Pinilla, J.L.; Han, X; Mohamed, A; Wang, L; Wang, Y; Zhai, S; Montoya, A; Beyenal, H; Chen, Y*; Biomass-derived nanocarbons for biological applications: challenges and prospects, Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 2020, 8, 9668-9678. Link
195. Yang, Y; Yang, Y; Pei, Z; Wu, K; Tan, C; Wang, H; Wei, L; Mahmood, A; Yan, C; Dong, J; Zhao, S*; Chen, Y*;  Recent progress of carbon-supported single-atom catalysts for energy conversion and storage, Matter2020, 3, 1442-1476. Link
194. Zhou, Z; Pei, Z*; Wei, L; Zhao, S; Jian, X;  Chen, Y*; Electrocatalytic hydrogen evolution under neutral pH conditions: current understandings, recent advances, and future prospects, Energy & Environmental Science, 2020, ​13, 3185-3206. Link
193. Wang, H*; Gu, G; Zhu, S; Yang, L; Chen, Y*; Synthesis of (9,8) single-walled carbon nanotubes on CoSO4/SiO2 catalysts: the effect of Co mass loadings, Carbon2020, ​169, 288-296. Link
192. Wang, C; Lui, F; Chen, J; Yuan, Z; Liu, C; Zhang, X; Xu, M; Wei, L*; Chen, Y*; A graphene-covalent organic framework hybrid for high-performance supercapacitors, Energy Storage Materials2020, 32, 448-457. ​Link
191. Kumar, S; Dagli, D; Dehm, S; Das, C; Wei, L, Chen, Y; Hennrich, F; Krupke, R*; Vanishing hysteresis in carbon nanotube transistors embedded in boron nitride/polytetrafluoroethylene heterolayers, physica status solidi (RRL) – Rapid Research Letters​, 2020, 14, 2000193. Link
190. Chen, J; Li, H; Pei, Z; Huang, Q; Yuan, Z; Wang, C; Liao, X; Henkelman, G; Chen, Y*; Wei, Li*; Catalytic activity atlas of ternary Co-Fe-V metal oxides for oxygen evolution reaction, ​Journal of Materials Chemistry A2020, 8, 15951-15961. Link
189. Liu, F; Yuan, Z; Sui, X; Wang, C; Xu, M*; Wei, L*; Chen, Y*;  Viscosity sensitive near-infrared fluorescent probes based on
functionalized single-walled carbon nanotubes, Chemical Communications2020, 56, 8301-8304. Link
188. Karahan, HE; Goh, K; Zhang, C; Yang, E;  Yıldırım, C; Chuah, CY; Ahunbay, MG; Lee, J; Tantekin-Ersolmaz, SB; Chen, Y; Bae, T*; MXene materials for designing advanced separation membranes, Advanced Materials,2020​32, 1906697.  Link
187. Velioğlu, S; Karahan, HE;  Goh, K; Bae, TH; Chen, Y*; Chew, J*; Metallicity dependent ultrafast water transport in carbon nanotubes, Small2020, 16, 1907575. Link
186. Yan, S; Yu,Z; Liu,C; Yuan, Z; Wang, C; Chen, J; Wei, L;* Chen, Y*; Dual-template pore engineering of whey powder derived carbon as an efficient oxygen reduction reaction electrocatalyst for primary zinc-air battery, Chemistry – An Asian Journal2020, 15, 1881-1889. Link
185. Dai, J; Pyae, N; Chen, F*; Liang, M; Wang, S; Ramalingam, K; Zhai, S; Su, C; Shi, Y; Tan, SC; Zhang, L*; Chen, Y*; A zinc-air battery based desalination device, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2020, 12, 25728-25735. Link
184. Riaz, M.A.; Yuan, Z; Mahmood, A; Liu, F; Sui, X; Chen, J; Huang, Q; Liao, X; Wei, L; Chen, Y*; Hierarchically porous carbon nanofibers embedded with cobalt nanoparticles for efficient H2O2 detection on multiple sensor platforms; Sensors & Actuators: B. Chemical, 2020, 319, 128243. Link
183. Sui, X; Yuan, Z; Liu, C; Wei, L; Xu, M; Liu, F*; Montoya, A*; Goh, K*; Chen, Y*; Graphene oxide laminates intercalated with 2D covalent-organic frameworks as a robust nanofiltration membrane; Journal of Materials Chemistry A20208, 9713–9725Link
182. Dihn, KN; Sun, Y; Pei, Z; Yuan, Z; Suwardi, A; Huang, Q; Liao, X; Wang, Z*; Chen, Y*; Yan, Q*; Electronic modulation of nickel disulfide toward efficient water electrolysis, Small2020, 16, 1905885Link
181. Dinh, KN; Pei, Z*; Yuan, Z; Hoang VC; Wei, L; Huang, Q; Liao, X; Liu, C; Chen, Y*; Yan, Q*; The on-demand engineering of metal-doped porous carbon nanofibers as efficient bifunctional oxygen catalysts for high-performance flexible Zn-air batteries, Journal of Materials Chemistry A2020, 8, 7297-7308. Link
​180. Luo, Y; Wang, L; Ma, W; Wang, P; Zhu, T; Xue, S; Yuan, Z; Gao, H; Chen, Y*; Wang, Y*; Cardanol-derived cationic surfactants enabling the superior antibacterial activity of single-walled carbon nanotubes, Nanotechnology2020, 31, 265603. Link
179. Wang, C; Zhai, S; Yuan, Z; Chen, J; Zhang, X; Pei, Z; Liu, F; Li, X; Wei, L*; Chen, Y*; Drying graphene hydrogel fibers for capacitive energy storage, Carbon2020164, 100-110. Link
178. Gaulke, M; Janissek, A; Peyyety, N A; Alamgir, I; Riaz, A, Dehm, S; Li, H; Lemmer, U.; Flavel, B S, Kappes, M M; Hennrich, F; Wei, L; Chen, Y; Pyatkov, F; Krupke, R*; Low-temperature electroluminescence excitation mapping of excitons and trions in short-channel monochiral carbon nanotube devices, ACS Nano2020, 14, 3, 2709-2717. Link
177. Pei, Z; Yuan, Z; Wang, C; Zhao, S; Fei, J; Wei, L; Chen, J; Wang, C; Qi, R; Liu, Z; Chen, Y*; Flexible rechargeable zinc-air battery with excellent low-temperature adaptability, Angewandte Chemie, 2020, 132, 4823–4829. Link
176. Akther, N; Yuan, Z; Chen, Y;  Lim, Sungil; Phuntsho, S; Ghaffour, N; Matsuyama, Hideto; Shon, H*; Influence of graphene oxide lateral size on the properties and performances of forward osmosis membrane, Desalination2020​484, 114421. Link
175. Pei, Z; Meng, Q; Wei, L; Fan, J; Chen, Y*; Zhi, C*; Toward efficient and high rate sodium-ion storage: a new insight from dopant-defect interplay in textured carbon anode materials, Energy Storage Materials2020, 28, 55-63. Link
174. Afroze, J D; Abden, M J; Yuan, Z; Wang, C; Wei, L; Chen, Y*; Tong, L*; Core-shell structured graphene aerogels with multifunctional mechanical, thermal, and electromechanical properties, Carbon2020, 162, 365-374. Link
173. Liu, J; Xiao, S; Zhang, Z; Chen, Y; Xiang, Y; Liu, X*; Chen, J*; Chen, P*; Naturally-derived honeycomb-like N, S-codoped hierarchical porous carbon with MS2 (M=Co, Ni) decoration for high-performance Li-S battery, Nanoscale2020, 12, 5114-5124 ​Link
172. Bianco, A*; Chen, Y; Frackowiak, E; Holzinger, M; Koratkar, N; Meunier, V; Mikhailovsky, S; Strano, M; Tascon, J; Terrones, M; Carbon science perspective in 2020: current research and future challenges, Carbon2020, 161, 373-391. Link
171. Chen, J; Wei, L*; Mahmood, A*; Pei, Z; Zhou, Z; Chen, X; Chen, Y*; Prussian blue, its analogues and their derived materials for electrochemical energy storage and conversion, Energy Storage Materials2020, 25, 585-612. ​Link
170. Wei, L; Li, H; Chen, J; Yuan, Z; Huang, Qi; Liao, X; Henkelman, G; Chen, Y*; Thiocyanate modified silver nanofoam for efficient CO2 reduction to CO, ACS Catalysis2020, 10, 1444-1453. Link
169. Yuan, Z; Yu, Y; Wei, L; Sui, X; She, Q*; Chen, Y*; Pressure-retarded membrane distillation for simultaneous hypersaline brine desalination and low-grade heat harvesting, Journal of Membrane Science2020597, 117765Link
168. Zhu, L; Wang, L*; Zhang, X; Li, T; Wang, Y; Riaz M.A.; Sui, X; Yuan, Z; Chen, Y*; Interfacial engineering of graphenic carbon electrodes by antimicrobial polyhexamethylene guanidine hydrochloride for ultrasensitive bacterial detection, Carbon2020, 159, 185-194. Link
167. Zhai, S; Karahan, H E; Wang, C; Pei, Z; Wei, L; Chen, Y*; 1D supercapacitors for emerging electronics: current status and future directions, Advanced Materials,2020, 32, 1902387Link

166. Liu, F; Wang, C; Sui, X; Riaz, M. A; Xu, M*; Wei, L*; Chen, Y*; Synthesis of graphene materials by electrochemical exfoliation: recent progress and future potential, Carbon Energy2019, 1, 173-199. Link
165. Zhang, X; Pei, Z*; Wang, C; Yuan, Z; Wei, L; Pan, Y; Mahmmod, A; Shao, Q; Chen, Y*; Flexible zinc-ion hybrid fiber capacitors with ultrahigh energy density and long cycling life for wearable electronics, Small2019, 15, 1903817. Link
164. Gao, Y; Wang, Q; He, T; Zhang, J; Sun, H; Zhao, B; Xia, B; Yan, Y*; Chen, Y*; Defective crystalline molybdenum phosphides as bifunctional catalysts for hydrogen evolution and hydrazine oxidation reactions in water splitting, Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers2019​6, 2686-2695Link
163. Ng, C K; Karahan, H E; Loo, S C J; Chen, Y; Cao, B*;  Biofilm-templated heteroatom-doped carbon-palladium nanocomposite catalyst for hexavalent chromium reduction, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 201911, 24018-24026.​ Link
162. Pei, Z; Huang, Y; Tang, Z; Ma, L; Liu, Z; Xue, Q; Wang, Z; Li, H; Chen, Y; Zhi, C*; Enabling highly efficient, flexible and rechargeable quasi-solid-state Zn-air batteries via catalyst engineering and electrolyte functionalization, Energy Storage Materials201920, 234-242. Link
161. Wang, L; Yuan, Z; Karahan, H E; Wang, Y; Sui, X; Liu, F; Chen, Y*; Nanocarbon materials in water disinfection: state-of-the-art and future directions, Nanoscale201911, 9819-9839. Link
160. Zhai, S; Wei, L; Karahan, HE; Chen, X; Wang, C; Zhang X; Chen, J; Wang, X; Chen, Y*; ​2D materials for 1D electrochemical energy storage devices, Energy Storage Materials2019, 19, 102-123.Link
159. Lui, H; Wei, L; Liu, F; Pei, Z; Shi, J; Wang, ZJ*; He, DH*; Chen, Y*; Homogeneous, heterogeneous and biological catalysts for electrochemical N2 reduction towards NH3 under ambient conditions, ACS Catalysis20199, 5245-5267. Link
158. Akther, N; Phuntsho, S; Chen, Y; Ghaffour, N; Shon, HK*; Recent advances in nanomaterial-modified polyamide thin-film composite membranes for forward osmosis processes, Journal of Membrane Science2019584, 20-45. Link
157. X, Chen; Z. Yu; L. Wei; Z. Yuan; X. Sui; Y. Wang; Q. Huang; X. Liao; Chen, Y*;  Cobalt nanoparticles confined in carbon cages derived from zeolitic imidazolate frameworks as efficient oxygen electrocatalysts for zinc-air battery, Batteries & Supercaps, 2019, 2, 355-363. Link
156. Luo, M; Xie, H; Wei, M; Liang, K; Shao, S; Zhao, J*; Gao, T; Mo, L;  Chen, Y*; Chen, S; Lee, C; Cui, Z*; High-performance partially-
printed hybrid CMOS inverters based on indium-zinc-oxide and chirality enriched carbon nanotube thin film transistors, Advanced Electronic Materials2019, 5, 1900034. Link
155. Sui, X; Ding, H; Yuan, Z; Leong, C F; Goh, K; Wei, L; Yang, N; D’Alessandro, M D; Chen, Y*; The roles of metal-organic frameworks in modulating water permeability of graphene oxide-based carbon membranes, Carbon2019, 148, 277-289. Link
154. Liang, Y; Zhao, C; Yuan, H; Chen, Y*; Zhang, W; Huang, J*; Yu, D; Liu, Y*; Titirici, M; Chueh, Y; Yu, H; Zhang, Q*;  A review of rechargeable batteries for portable electronic devices, InfoMat2019, 1, 6-32. Link
153. Yang, T; Oliver, S; Chen, Y; Boyer, C; Chandrawati, R*; Tuning crystallization and morphology of zinc oxide with polyvinylpyrrolidone: formation mechanisms and antimicrobial activities, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science2019, 546, 43-52. Link
152. Wang, C; Zhai, S; Yuan, Z; Chen, J; Zhang, X; Huang, Q; Wang, Y; Liao, X; Wei, L; Chen, Y*; A core-sheath holey graphene/graphite composite fiber intercalated with MoS2 nanosheets for high-performance fiber supercapacitors, Electrochimica Acta, 2019, 305, 493-501. Link
151. Yuan, Z; Wei, L; Afroze, JD; Goh, K; Chen, Y; Yu, Y; She, Q*; Chen, Y*; Pressure-retarded membrane distillation for low-grade heat recovery: the critical roles of pressure-induced membrane deformation, Journal of Membrane Science2019, 579, 90-101. Link
150. Zhou, Z; Yuan, Z; Li, S; Li, H; Chen, J; Wang, Y; Huang, Q; Wang, C; Karahan, H. E.; Henkelman, G; Liao, X; Wei, L*; Chen, Y*;  Big to small: ultrafine Mo2C particles derived from giant polyoxomolybdate clusters for hydrogen evolution reaction, Small2019, 15, 1900358Link
149. Chen, X; Yu, Z; Wei, L; Zhou, Z; Zhai, S; Chen, J; Wang, Y; Huang, Q; Karahan, H E; Liao, X; Chen, Y*;  Ultrathin nickel boride nanosheets anchored on functionalized carbon nanotubes as bifunctional electrocatalysts for overall water splitting, Journal of Materials Chemistry A2019, 7, 764-774. Link
148. Riaz, A M; Zhai, S; Wei, L; Zhou, Z; Yuan, Z; Wang, Y; Huang, Q; Liao, X; Chen, Y*; Ultralow-platinum-loading nanocarbon hybrids for highly sensitive hydrogen peroxide detection, Sensors & Actuators: B. Chemical​, 2019, 283, 304311 Link
147. Wang, L*; He, J; Zhu, L; Wang, Y; Feng, X; Chang, B; Karahan, HE*; Chen, Y*;  Assembly of pi-functionalized quaternary ammonium compounds with graphene hydrogel for efficient water disinfection, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science2019535, 149-158 Link

146. Chen, X; Zhou, Z; Karahan, HE; Shao, Q; Wei, L*; Chen, Y*; Recent advances in materials and design of electrochemically rechargeable zinc-air batteries, Small2018, 14, 1801929 ​Link
145. Zhai, S; Wang, C; Karahan, HE; Wang, Y; Chen, X; Sui, X; Huang, Q; Liao, X; Wang, X; Chen, Y*; Nano-RuO2-decorated holey graphene composite fibers for micro-supercapacitors with ultrahigh energy density, Small2018, 14, 1800582Link
144. He, J; Chen, H; Guo, Y; Wang, L*; Zhu, L; Karahan, HE; Chen, Y; Polycondensation of a perylene bisimide derivative and L-malic acid as water-soluble conjugates for fluorescent labeling of live mammalian cells, Polymers201810, 559 Link
143. Karahan, HE; Wang, Y; Wei, L; Liu, F; Wang, L; Sui, X; Riaz, A. M.; Chen, Y*; ​Antimicrobial graphene materials: the interplay of  complex material characteristics and competing mechanisms, Biomaterials Science20186, 766-773Link
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38. Sun, H; Tang, QH; Du, Y; Liu, XB; Chen, Y; Yang, YH*; Mesostructured SBA-16 with excellent hydrothermal, thermal and mechanical stabilities: modified synthesis and its catalytic application. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science2009333,317–323
37. Liu, XB; Sun, H; Chen, Y; Yang, YH; Borgna, A*; Preparation of spherical large-particle MCM-41 with broad particle-size distribution by a modified pseudomorphic transformation. Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 2009, 121, 73–78

36. Wei, L; Lee, CW; Li, LJ; Sudibya, HG; Wang, B; Chen, LQ; Chen, P; Yang, YH; Chan-Park, MB; Chen, Y*; Assessment of (n,m) selectively enriched small diameter single-walled carbon nanotubes by density differentiation from cobalt-incorporated MCM-41 for macroelectronics. Chemistry of Materials 200820, 7417–7424
35. Yuan, W; Jiang, GH; Che, JF; Qi, XB; Xu, R; Chang, MW; Chen, Y; Lim, SY; Dai, J; Chan-Park, MB*; Deposition of silver nanoparticles on multi-walled carbon nanotubes grafted with hyperbranched poly(amidoamine) and their antimicrobial effects.Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2008, 112, 18754–18759
34. Shi, YM; Dong, XC; Tantang, H; Chen, FM; Lee, CW; Zhang, KK; Chen, Y; Wang, JL; Li, LJ*; Photoconductivity from carbon nanotube transistors activated by photosensitive polymers. Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2008, 112, 18201–18206 
33. Wei, L; Wang, B; Wang, Q; Li, LJ; Yang, YH; Chen, Y*; Effect of centrifugation on the purity of single-walled carbon nanotubes from MCM-41 containing cobalt. Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2008112, 17567–17575
32. Liu, XB; Sun, H; Chen, Y; Lau, R; Yang, YH*; Preparation of large particle MCM-41 and investigation on its fluidization behavior and application in single walled carbon nanotube production in a fluidized-bed reactor. Chemical Engineering Journal2008142, 331–336
31. Lee, CW; Weng, CH; Wei, L; Chen, Y; Chan-Park, MB; Tsai, CH; Leou, KC; Poa, P; Wang, JL; Li, LJ*; Towards high performance solution-processed carbon nanotube network transistors by removing nanotube bundles. Journal of Physical Chemistry C2008112, 12089–12091
30. Yan, LY; Poon, YF; Chan-Park, MB; Chen, Y; Zhang, Q*; Individually dispersing single-walled carbon nanotubes with novel neutral pH water-soluble chitosan derivatives, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2008,112, 7579–7587
29. Lou, Z; Wang, R; Sun, H; Chen, Y* and Yang YH*; Direct synthesis of highly ordered Co-SBA-15 mesoporous materials by the pH-adjusting approach. Microporous and Mesoporous Materials2008, 15, 347-354
28. Wei, L; Wang, B; Goh TH; Li, LJ; Yang, YH; Chan-Park, MB; Chen, Y*; Selective enrichment of (6,5) and (8,3) single-walled carbon nanotubes via co-surfactant extraction from narrow (n,m) distribution samples. Journal of Physical Chemistry B,2008, 112, 2771 -2774.
27. Fu, DL; Lim, HL; Shi, YM; Dong, XC; Mhaisalkar, SG; Chen, Y; Moochhala, S; Li, LJ*; Differentiation of gas molecules using flexible and all-carbon nanotube devices; Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2008, 112, 650-653.

26. Chen, Y*, Wei, L, Lim, S, Ciuparu, D; Zheng, M, Chen, J, Wang, B, Yang, YH, Haller, GL, Pfefferle, L; Low defect, purified, narrowly (n, m)-dispersed single walled carbon nanotubes growing from cobalt incorporated MCM-41 for electronic device applications; ACS Nano20071, 327-336
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16. Yang, YH, York, JD; Xu, J; Lim, S; Chen, Y; Haller, GL*; Statistical design of C10-Co-MCM-41 catalytic template for synthesizing smaller-diameter single-wall carbon nanotubes; Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 200586, 303-313.
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8. Lim, S; Ciuparu, D; Chen, Y; Pfefferle, L; Haller, GL*; Effect of Co-MCM-41 conversion to cobalt silicate for catalytic growth of single wall carbon; Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 2004108, 20095-20101
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Edited Book

1. Guo, Z; Chen, Y; Lu, L; Multifunctional Nanocomposites for Energy and Environmental Applications, Wiley, 2018. (ISBN: 978-3-527-34213-6)

Book chapters

1. Liu, L; Kong, LB; Yin, WY; Chen, Y; Matitsiner, S; Microwave Dielectric Properties of Carbon Nanotube Composites, in “Carbon Nanotubes”, published by ln-Tech, 2010. (ISBN 9789533070544)
2. Chen, Y*Ng, KA; Bai, SH; Si, RM; Wei, L; Wang, Q; Separation of Metallic and Semiconducting Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes, in “Carbon Nanotubes and their Applications”, published by Pan–Stanford Publishing, 2011. (ISBN: 9789814241908)
3. Liu, SB; Chen, Y*; Antimicrobial Activity of Carbon Nanotubes, in “Emerging Strategies for Antimicrobial Drug Discovery”, published by CABI, 2012 (ISBN: 9781845939434)
4. Chen, Y*; Wang, B; Yang, YH; Wang, Q; Developments in Catalytic Methodology for (n,m) Selective Synthesis of SWNTs, in “Luminescence: the Instrumental Key to the Future of Nanotechnology”, published by Pan–Stanford Publishing, 2013 (ISBN: 9789814241953)


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