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    • A SnS2 molecular precursor for conformal nanostructured coatings 

      Zuo, Yong; Li, Junshan; Yu, Xiaoting; Du, Ruifeng; Zhang, Ting; Wang, Xiang; Arbiol, Jordi; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Cabot, Andreu (American Chemical Society (ACS), 2020-02-11)
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      We present a simple, versatile, and scalable procedure to produce SnS2 nanostructured layers based on an amine/thiol-based molecular ink. The ratios amine/thiol and Sn/S, and the reaction conditions, are systematically ...
    • Atomically dispersed Fe in a C2N based catalyst as a sulfur host for efficient lithium–sulfur batteries 

      Liang, Zhifu; Yang, Dawei; Tang, Pengyi; Zhang, Chaoqi; Jacas Biendicho, Jordi; Zhang, Yi; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Wang, Xiang; Li, Junshan; Morante Lleonart, Joan Ramon; Cabot, Andreu; Arbiol, Jordi (2021-02-04)
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      Lithium–sulfur batteries (LSBs) are considered to be one of the most promising next generation energy storage systems due to their high energy density and low material cost. However, there are still some challenges for the ...
    • Colloidal Ni-Co-Sn nanoparticles as efficient electrocatalysts for the methanol oxidation reaction 

      Li, Junshan; Luo, Zhishan; He, Feng; Zuo, Yong; Zang, Chaoqui; Liu, Junfeng; Yu, Xiaoting; Du, Ruifeng; Zhang, Ting; Infante Carrió, Maria F.; Tang, Pengyi; Arbiol, Jordi; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Cabot Codina, Andreu (Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), 2018-01-01)
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      The deployment of direct methanol fuel cells requires engineering cost-effective and durable electrocatalysts for the methanol oxidation reaction (MOR). As an alternative to noble metals, Ni-based alloys have shown excellent ...
    • Compositionally tuned Ni x Sn alloys as anode materials for lithium-ion and sodium-ion batteries with a high pseudocapacitive contribution 

      Li, Junshan; Xu, Xijun; Luo, Zhishan; Zhang, Chaoqi; Yu, Xiaoting; Zuo, Yong; Albiol, Jordi; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Cabot, Andreu (2019-05-01)
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      Nickel tin alloy nanoparticles (NPs) with tuned composition NixSn (0.6¿=¿x¿=¿1.9) were synthesized by a solution-based procedure and used as anode materials for Li-ion batteries (LIBs) and Na-ion batteries (SIBs). Among ...
    • Co–Sn nanocrystalline solid solutions as anode materials in lithium-ion batteries with high pseudocapacitive contribution 

      Li, Junshan; Xu, Xijun; Luo, Zhishan; Zhang, Chaoqi; Zuo, Yong; Zhang, Ting; Tang, Pengyi; Infante Carrió, Maria F.; Arbiol, Jordi; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Liu, Jun; Cabot, Andreu (2019-04-05)
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      Co–Sn solid-solution nanoparticles with Sn crystal structure and tuned metal ratios were synthesized by a facile one pot solution-based procedure involving the initial reduction of a Sn precursor followed by incorporation ...
    • In situ electrochemical oxidation of Cu2S into CuO nanowires as a durable and efficient electrocatalyst for oxygen evolution reaction 

      Zuo, Yong; Liu, Yongpeng; Li, Junshan; Du, Ruifeng; Han, Xu; Zhang, Ting; Arbiol, Jordi; Jiménez Divins, Nuria; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Guijarro, Néstor; Sivula, Kevin; Cabot Codina, Andreu (2019-08-15)
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      Development of cost-effective oxygen evolution catalysts is of capital importance for the deployment of large-scale energy-storage systems based on metal–air batteries and reversible fuel cells. In this direction, a wide ...
    • Monodisperse CoSn and NiSn nanoparticles supported on commercial carbon as anode for lithium- and potassium-ion batteries 

      Li, Junshan; Xu, Xijun; Yu, Xiaoting; Han, Xu; Zhang, Ting; Zuo, Yong; Zhang, Chaoqi; Yang, Dawei; Wang, Xiang; Luo, Zhishan; Arbiol, Jordi; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Liu, Jun; Cabot Codina, Andreu (2020-01-07)
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      Monodisperse CoSn and NiSn nanoparticles were prepared in solution and supported on commercial carbon black. The obtained nanocomposites were applied as anodes for Li- and K-ion batteries. CoSn@C delivered stable average ...
    • Nickel iron diselenide for highly efficient and selective electrocatalytic conversion of methanol to formate 

      Li, Junshan; Xing, Congcong; Zhang, Yu; Zhang, Ting; Spadaro, Maria Chiara; Wu, Qianbao; Yi, Yunan; He, Shenglan; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Arbiol, Jordi; Cabot, Andreu; Cui, Chunhua (2021-02-01)
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      The electro-oxidation of methanol to formate is an interesting example of the potential use of renewable energies to add value to a biosourced chemical commodity. Additionally, methanol electro-oxidation can replace the ...
    • NiSn bimetallic nanoparticles as stable electrocatalysts for methanol oxidation reaction 

      Li, Junshan; Luo, Zhishan; Zuo, Yong; Liu, Junfeng; Zhang, Ting; Tang, Pengyi; Arbiol, Jordi; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Cabot Codina, Andreu (2018-10-15)
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      Nickel is an excellent alternative catalyst to high cost Pt and Pt-group metals as anode material in direct methanol fuel cells. However, nickel presents a relatively low stability under operation conditions, even in ...
    • Phosphorous incorporation in Pd2Sn alloys for electrocatalytic ethanol oxidation 

      Yu, Xiaoting; Liu, Junfeng; Li, Junshan; Luo, Zhishan; Zuo, Yong; Xing, Congcong; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Nasiou, Despina; Arbiol, Jordi; Cabot, Andreu (2020-11-01)
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      Direct ethanol fuel cells (DEFCs) show a huge potential to power future electric vehicles and portable electronics, but their deployment is currently limited by the unavailability of proper electrocatalysis for the ethanol ...
    • Photodehydrogenation of ethanol over cu2o/tio2 heterostructures 

      Xing, Congcong; Zhang, Yu; Liu, Yongpeng; Wang, Xiang; Li, Junshan; Spadaro, Maria Chiara; Guardia, Pablo; Arbiol, Jordi; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Cabot, Andreu (2021-05-25)
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      The photodehydrogenation of ethanol is a sustainable and potentially cost-effective strategy to produce hydrogen and acetaldehyde from renewable resources. The optimization of this process requires the use of highly active, ...
    • SnS2/g-C3N4/graphite nanocomposites as durable lithium-ion battery anode with high pseudocapacitance contribution 

      Zuo, Yong; Xu, Xijun; Zhang, Chaoqi; Li, Junshan; Du, Ruifeng; Wang, Xiang; Han, Xu; Arbiol, Jordi; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Liu, Jun; Cabot, Andreu (2020-07-20)
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      Tin disulfide is a promising anode material for Li-ion batteries (LIB) owing to its high theoretical capacity and the abundance of its composing elements. However, bare SnS2 suffers from low electrical conductivity and ...
    • Solution-processed ultrathin SnS 2 -Pt nanoplates for photoelectrochemical water oxidation 

      Zuo, Yong; Liu, Yongpeng; Li, Junshan; Du, Ruifeng; Yu, Xiaoting; Xing, Congcong; Zhang, Ting; Yao, Liang; Arbiol, Jordi; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Sivula, Kevin; Guijarro, Néstor; Cabot Codina, Andreu (2019-02-20)
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      Tin disulfide (SnS2) is attracting significant interest due to the abundance of its elements and its excellent optoelectronic properties in part related to its layered structure. In this work, we detail the preparation of ...
    • Stability of Pd3Pb nanocubes during electrocatalytic ethanol oxidation 

      Yu, Xiaoting; Luo, Zhishan; Zhang, Ting; Tang, Pengyi; Li, Junshan; Wang, Xiang; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Arbiol, Jordi; Liu, Junfeng; Cabot, Andreu (American Chemical Society (ACS), 2020-02-07)
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      Intermetallic Pd3Pb nanocrystals with controlled size and cubic geometry exposing (100) facets are synthesized and tested as electrocatalysts for ethanol oxidation in alkaline media. We observe the ethanol oxidation activity ...
    • Superior methanol electrooxidation performance of (110)-faceted nickel polyhedral nanocrystals 

      Li, Junshan; Zuo, Yong; Liu, Junfeng; Du, Ruifeng; Infante Carrió, Maria F.; Tang, Pengyi; Arbiol, Jordi; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Cabot Codina, Andreu (Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), 2019-10-14)
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      We present the synthesis of (110)-faceted nickel polyhedral nanocrystals (NCs) and their characterization as electrocatalysts for the methanol oxidation reaction (MOR). Ni NCs were produced at 180 °C through the reduction ...