Publications

Y. Hou, Z. H. Wen, S. M. Cui, X. R. Guo, and J. H. Chen*, "Constructing 2D Porous Graphitic C3N4 Nanosheets/Nitrogen-Doped Graphene/Layered MoS2 Ternary Nanojunction with Enhanced Photoelectrochemical Activity," Advanced Materials 25(43), 6291-6297, 2013. (VIP paper)

 

Z. Bo*, W. G. Zhu, W. Ma, Z. H. Wen*, X. R. Shuai, J. H. Chen, X. L. Feng*, J. H. Yan, K. F. Cen, "Vertically-oriented Graphene as a Nanoscale Electrical Brush to Significantly Improve Electrical Contact between Active Material and Current Collector in a Graphene-based Supercapacitor," Advanced Materials 25(40), 5799-5806, 2013. (Featured as Frontispiece)

 

S. Yun, H. Zhang, H. H. Pu, J. H. Chen, A. Hagfeldt, and T. L. Ma*, "Metal Oxide/Carbide/Carbon Nanocomposites: In Situ Synthesis, Characterization, Calculation, and Its Applications as Efficient Counter Electrode Catalyst for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells," Advanced Energy Materials 3(11), 1407-1412, 2013.

 

E. C. Mattson, J. E. Johns, K. Pande, B. Bosch, S. M. Cui, M. Gajdardziska-Josifovska, M. Weinert, J. H. Chen, M. C. Hersam, and C. J. Hirschmugl*, "Vibrational Excitations and Low-energy Electronic Structure of Epoxide-decorated Graphene," The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 4(15), 2441-2454, 2013.

 

H. H. Pu, E. Mattson, S. S. Rhim, M. Gajdardziksa-Josifovska, C. J. Hirschmugl*, M. Weinert*, and J. H. Chen*, "First-principles Study on Infrared Properties of Semiconducting Graphene Monoxide," Journal of Applied Physics 114, 164313, 2013.

 

Z. H. Wen, S. Q. Ci, S. Mao, S. M. Cui, Z. He*, and J. H. Chen*, "TiO2/CNT Nanohybrids for High-performance Anode of Lithium-Ion Batteries," Nanoscale Research Letters 8:499, 2013.

 

X. K. Huang, J. B. Chang, S. M. Cui, P. B. Hallac, J. W. Jiang, P. T. Hurley, and J. H. Chen*, "A General Strategy to Improve Cyclic Performance of Si Anodes for Lithium-Ion Batteries: Forming Intermetallic Interphases between Si and Metals," ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 5(22), 11965-11970, 2013.

 

T. Z. Huang*, S. Mao, H. H. Pu, Z. H. Wen, X. K. Huang, S. Q. Ci, and J. H. Chen*, "Nitrogen-doped Graphene-Vanadium Carbide Hybrids as High-performance Oxygen Reduction Reaction Electrocatalyst Support in Alkaline Media," Journal of Materials Chemistry A 1(43), 13404-13410, 2013.

 

J. Ma, L. Zhou, C. Li, J. H. Yang, T. Meng, H. M. Zhou, M. X. Yang, F. Yu, and J. H. Chen*, "Surfactant-free Synthesis of Graphene-functionalized Carbon Nanotube Film as a Catalytic Counter Electrode in Dye-sensitized Solar Cells," Journal of Power Sources 247, 999-1004, 2013.

 

X. F. Gao, D. S. Guan, J. W. Huo, J. H. Chen, and C. Yuan*, "Free Standing TiO2 Nanotube Array Electrodes with Ultra-Thin Al2O3 Barrier Layer and TiCl4 Surface Modification for High Efficiency Dye Sensitized Solar Cells," Nanoscale 5(21), 10438-10446, 2013.

 

B. Chen, Z. L. Zhu*, J. Ma*, Y. L. Qiu, and J. H. Chen, "Surfactant Assisted Ce-Fe Mixed Oxide Decorated Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes and Their Arsenic Adsorption Performance," Journal of Materials Chemistry A 1(37), 11355-11367, 2013.

 

K. Yanallah, F. Pontiga, and J. H. Chen*, "Positive Corona Discharge in Wire-plane Geometry: A Semi-analytical Approach," Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 46(34), 345202, 2013.

 

S. M. Cui, S. Mao, G. H. Lu, and J. H. Chen*, "Graphene Coupled with Nanocrystals: Opportunities and Challenges for Energy and Sensing Applications," The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 4(15), 2441-2454, 2013.

 

T. Z. Huang*, J. M. Yu, Z. M. Liu, S. Mao, Y. H. Zhang, G. X. Sun, J. T. Han, H. Ren, and J. H. Chen*, "Influence of Partial Substitution of Mo for Cr on Structure and Hydrogen Storage Characteristics of Non-stoichiometric Laves Phase TiCrB0.9B Alloy," International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 38(27), 11955-11963, 2013.

 

T. Z. Huang*, S. Mao, J. M. Yu, Z. H. Wen, and J. H. Chen*, "Effects of N and F Elemental Doping on Structure and Photocatalytic Properties of Anatase TiO2," RSC Advances 3(37), 16657-16664, 2013.

 

H. H. Pu, S. S. Rhim, C. J. Hirschmugl, M. Gajdardziksa-Josifovska, M. Weinert*, and J. H. Chen*, "Anisotropic Thermal Conductivity of Semiconducting Graphene Monoxide," Applied Physics Letters 102(22), 223101, 2013.

 

X. K. Huang, H. Kim, S. M. Cui, P. T. Hurley, and J. H. Chen*, "High Initial Coulombic Efficiency Si Composite Anode for Lithium-ion Batteries," Energy Technology 1(5-6), 305-308, 2013.

 

E. C. Mattson, K. Pande, S. M. Cui, M. Unger, H. H. Pu, G. H. Lu, M. A. Schofield, M. Gajdardziska-Josifovska, M. Weinert, J. H. Chen, and C. J. Hirschmugl*, "Exploring Adsorption and Reactivity of NH3 on Reduced Graphene Oxide," Journal of Physical Chemistry C 117(20), 10698–10707, 2013.

 

X. F. Gao, J. H. Chen, and C. Yuan*, "Free-Standing TiO2 Nanotube Arrays with Ultraprecise Control of Wall Thickness for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells," Journal of Power Sources 240, 503-509, 2013. 

 

S. Mao, K. H. Yu, J. B. Chang, D. A. Steeber, L. Ocola, and J. H. Chen*, "Direct Growth of Vertically-aligned Graphene for Field-Effect Transistor Biosensor," Scientific Reports 3, No. 1696, 2013.

 

Z. Bo*, Y. Yang, K. H. Yu, J. H. Chen, J. H. Yan, and K. F. Cen, "Plasma-Enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposition Synthesis of Vertically-oriented Graphene Nanosheets: A Review," Nanoscale 5(12), 5180-5204, 2013.

 

Z. H. Wen, W. Wu, H. Zhang, Y. M. Wu, S. M. Cui, S. Mao, T. Z. Huang, J. H. Li*, and J. H. Chen*, "Ultrahigh-Efficiency Photocatalysts Based on Mesoporous Pt-WO3 Nanohybrids," Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 15(18), 6773-6778, 2013.

 

S. M. Cui, S. Mao, Z. H. Wen, J. B. Chang, Y. Zhang, and J. H. Chen*, "Controllable Synthesis of Silver Nanoparticles Functionalized-Reduced Graphene Oxide Hybrids for Ammonia Detection," Analyst 138(10), 2877-2882, 2013.

 

J. B. Chang, S. Mao, Y. Zhang, S. M. Cui, G. H. Zhou, X. G. Wu, C. H. Yang, and J. H. Chen*, "Ultrasonic-assisted Self-assembly of Mono-layer Graphene Oxide for Detection of Escherichia Coli," Nanoscale 5(9), 3620-3626, 2013.

 

J. Ma, Z. L. Zhu, B. Chen, M. X. Yang, H. M. Zhou, C. Li, F. Yu*, and J. H. Chen*, "One-pot, Large-scale Synthesis of Magnetic Activated Carbon Nanotubes and Their Applications for Arsenate Removal," Journal of Materials Chemistry A 1(15), 4662-4666, 2013.

 

S. M. Cui, Z. H. Wen, E. C. Mattson, S. Mao, J. B. Chang, C. J. Hirschmugl, M. Gajdardziksa-Josifovska, M. Weinert, and J. H. Chen*, "Indium-Doped SnO2-Graphene Nanohybrids: Simple One-Pot Synthesis and Their Selective Detection of NO2," Journal of Materials Chemistry A 1(14), 4462-4467, 2013.

 

H. H. Pu, S. S. Rhim, C. J. Hirschmugl, M. Gajdardziksa-Josifovska, M. Weinert*, and J. H. Chen*, "Strain-Induced Sensitive Band Gap Engineering of Graphene Monoxide and Its Effect on Graphene," Physical Review B 87(8), 085417 2013.

 

Z. H. Wen, S. Q. Ci, S. Mao, S. M. Cui, G. H. Lu, K. H. Yu, S. L. Luo, Z. He*, and J. H. Chen*, "TiO2 Nanoparticles-decorated Carbon Nanotubes for Significantly Improved Bioelectricity Generation in Microbial Fuel Cells," Journal of Power Sources 234, 100-106, 2013. 

 

Z. H. Wen, G. H. Lu, S. Mao, H. Kim, S. M. Cui, K. H. Yu, X. K. Huang, P. T. Hurley, O. Mao, and J. H. Chen*, "Silicon Nanotube Anode for Lithium-ion Batteries," Electrochemistry Communications 29(1), 67-70, 2013.

 

G. H. Lu and J. H. Chen*, "Enhancing Undergraduate Student Learning and Research Experience through Hands-on Experiments on Novel Nanohybrid Devices and Systems," Journal of Nano Education 5(1), 61-69, 2013.

 

G. H. Lu, K. H. Yu, Z. H. Wen, and J. H. Chen*, "Semiconducting Graphene: Converting Graphene from Semimetal to Semiconductor," Nanoscale 5(4), 1353-1368, 2013.

 

Y. Zhang, S. M. Cui, J. B. Chang, L. E. Ocola, and J. H. Chen*, "Highly Sensitive Room Temperature Carbon Monoxide Detection Using SnO2 Nanoparticle-Decorated Semiconducting Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes," Nanotechnology 24(2), 025503, 2013.

J. Ma*, F. Yu, Z. H. Wen, M. X. Yang, H. M. Zhou, C. Li, L. Jin, L. Zhou, L. Chen, Z. W. Yuan, and J. H. Chen*, "A Facile One-pot Method for Synthesis of Low-cost Iron Oxide/Activated Carbon Nanotube Electrode Materials for Lithium-ion Batteries," Dalton Transactions 42(5), 1356-1359, 2013.

 

X. Lin, K. H. Yu, G. H. Lu, J. H. Chen*, and C. Yuan*, "Improving Conversion Efficiency of Quantum Dot and Dye Co-Sensitized Solar Cells through Atomic Layer Deposition of TiO2 Interfacial Layer," Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 46(2), 024004, 2013. (Invited Paper)

 

Z. Bo, G. H. Lu, P. X. Wang, and J. H. Chen*, "Dimensional analysis of detrimental ozone generation by negative wire-to-plate corona discharge in both dry and humid air," Ozone: Science & Engineering 35(1), 31-37, 2013.

 

J. B. Chang, S. Mao, Y. Zhang, S. M. Cui, D. A. Steeber, and J. H. Chen*, "Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Field-Effect Transistors with Graphene Oxide Passivation for Fast, Selective Detection of Proteins," Biosensors & Bioelectronics 42, 186-192, 2013.

 

K. H. Yu, G. H. Lu, Z. H. Wen, H. J. Kim, Y. Y. Qian, E. Andrew, S. Mao, and J. H. Chen*, "Hierarchical Vertically-Oriented Graphene as a Catalytic Counter Electrode in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells," Journal of Materials Chemistry A 1(2), 188-193, 2013.