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    • A low temperature solid state reaction to produce hollow MnxFe3-xO4 nanoparticles as anode for lithium-ion batteries 

      Yu, Xiaoting; Zhang, C.; Luo, Zhishan; Liu, Junshan; Zuo, Yong; Jacas Biendicho, Jordi; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Arbiol, Jordi; Morante Lleonart, Joan Ramon; Cabot, Andreu (2019-12-01)
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      Hollow MnxFe3-xO4 nanoparticles (NPs) with an average size of 15¿nm are produced from the solid state reaction of Fe3O4–Mn3O4 heterostructures. These heterostructures are synthesized through the seeded-growth of Mn3O4 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Effect of the annealing atmosphere on crystal phase and thermoelectric properties of copper sulfide 

      Li, Mengyao; Liu, Yu; Zhang, Yu; Han, Xu; Zhang, Ting; Zuo, Yong; Xie, Chenyang; Arbiol, Jordi; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Liu, Junfeng; Cabot, Andreu (American Chemical Society, 2021-03-01)
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      Cu2–xS has become one of the most promising thermoelectric materials for application in the middle-high temperature range. Its advantages include the abundance, low cost, and safety of its elements and a high performance ...
    • Enhanced thermoelectric performance of n-type bi2se3 nanosheets through sn doping 

      Li, Mengyao; Zhang, Yu; Zhang, Ting; Zuo, Yong; Xiao, Ke; Arbiol, Jordi; Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Liu, Yu; Cabot, Andreu (2021-07-14)
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      The cost-effective conversion of low-grade heat into electricity using thermoelectric devices requires developing alternative materials and material processing technologies able to reduce the currently high device manufacturing ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...