Academic Profile : Faculty

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Prof Jason Xu Zhichuan
Professor, School of Materials Science & Engineering
Deputy Director, CN Yang Scholars Programme
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Highly Cited:
Hao, R., Xing, R., Xu, Z., Hou, Y., Gao, S., & Sun, S. (2010). Synthesis, functionalization, and biomedical applications of multifunctional magnetic nanoparticles. Advanced Materials, 22(25), 2729-2742. doi: 10.1002/ADMA.201000260

Lu, Y. C., Xu, Z., Gasteiger, H. A., Chen, S., Hamad-Schifferli, K., & Shao-Horn, Y. (2010). Platinum−gold nanoparticles : a highly active bifunctional electrocatalyst for rechargeable lithium−air batteries. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 132(35), 12170-12171. doi: 10.1021/JA1036572

Xu, Z., Hou, Y., & Sun, S. (2007). Magnetic core/shell Fe3O4/Au and Fe3O4/Au/Ag nanoparticles with tunable plasmonic properties. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 129(28), 8698-8699. doi: 10.1021/ja073057v

Yan, Y., Xia, B., Xu, Z., & Wang, X. (2014). Recent development of molybdenum sulfides as advanced electrocatalysts for hydrogen evolution reaction. ACS Catalysis, 4(6), 1693-1705. doi: 10.1021/CS500070X

Song, J., Wei, C., Huang, Z. F., Liu, C., Zeng, L., Wang, X., & Xu, Z. J. (2020). A review on fundamentals for designing oxygen evolution electrocatalysts. Chemical Society Reviews, 49(7), 2196-2214. doi: 10.1039/C9CS00607A

Lv, H., Yang, Z., Wang, P. L., Ji, G., Song, J., Zheng, L., ... & Xu, Z. J. (2018). A voltage‐boosting strategy enabling a low‐frequency, flexible electromagnetic wave absorption device. Advanced Materials, 30(15), 1706343. doi: 10.1002/ADMA.201706343

Zhang, X., Xie, H., Liu, Z., Tan, C., Luo, Z., Li, H., ... & Zhang, H. (2015). Black phosphorus quantum dots. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 54(12), 3653-3657. doi: 10.1002/ANIE.201409400

Huang, Z. F., Song, J., Du, Y., Xi, S., Dou, S., Nsanzimana, J. M. V., ... & Wang, X. (2019). Chemical and structural origin of lattice oxygen oxidation in Co–Zn doi: 10.1038/S41560-019-0355-9

Ng, V. M. H., Huang, H., Zhou, K., Lee, P. S., Que, W., Xu, J. Z., & Kong, L. B. (2017). Recent progress in layered transition metal carbides and/or nitrides (MXenes) and their composites : synthesis and applications. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 5(7), 3039-3068. doi: 10.1039/C6TA06772G

Xu, Z., Shen, C., Hou, Y., Gao, H., & Sun, S. (2009). Oleylamine as both reducing agent and stabilizer in a facile synthesis of magnetite nanoparticles. Chemistry of Materials, 21(9), 1778-1780. doi: 10.1021/CM802978Z

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Recent Publication:
Wu, T., & Xu, Z. J. (2021). Oxygen evolution in spin-sensitive pathways. Current Opinion in Electrochemistry, 30, 100804. doi: 10.1016/j.coelec.2021.100804

Chen, R. R., Chen, G., Ren, X., Ge, J., Ong, S. J. H., Xi, S., ... & Xu, Z. J. (2021). SmCo5 with a reconstructed oxyhydroxide surface for spin‐selective water oxidation at elevated temperature. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 60(49), 25884-25890. doi: 10.1002/ANIE.202109065

Ge, J., Chen, R. R., Ren, X., Liu, J., Ong, S. J. H., & Xu, Z. J. (2021). Ferromagnetic–antiferromagnetic coupling core–shell nanoparticles with spin conservation for water oxidation. Advanced Materials, 33(42), 2101091. doi: 10.1002/adma.202101091

Yu, L., Ong, S. J. H., Liu, X., Mandler, D., & Xu, Z. J. (2021). The importance of the dissolution of polysulfides in lithium-sulfur batteries and a perspective on high-energy electrolyte/cathode design. Electrochimica Acta, 392, 139013. doi: 10.1016/j.electacta.2021.139013

Ong, S. J. H., Yu, L., Chen, R. R., Wang, J., Liu, C., & Xu, Z. J. (2021). Interference effect between lithium nitrate additive and the polysulfide adsorber magnesium ferrite in lithium-sulfur cells. Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 168(9), 090556. doi: 10.1149/1945-7111/AC285A

Yuanmiao Sun, Hanbin Liao, Jiarui Wang, Bo Chen, Shengnan Sun, Samuel Jun Hoong Ong, Shibo Xi, Caozheng Diao, Yonghua Du, Jiaou Wang, Mark B.H. Breese, Shuzhou Li, Hua Zhang, Zhichuan J. Xu, Covalency Competition Dominates the Water Oxidation Structure-Activity Relationship on Spinel Oxides, Nature Catalysis, 2020, 3, 554–563

Tianze Wu, Shengnan Sun, Jiajia Song, Shibo Xi, Yonghua Du, Bo Chen, Wardhana Aji Sasangka, Hanbin Liao, Chee Lip Gan, Günther G. Scherer, Lin Zeng, Haijiang Wang, Hui Li, Alexis Grimaud, Zhichuan J. Xu, Iron-facilitated dynamic active-site generation on spinel CoAl2O4 with self-termination of surface reconstruction for water oxidation, Nature Catalysis, 2019, 2, 763–772

Yubo Chen, Haiyan Li, Jingxian Wang, Yonghua Du, Shibo Xi, Yuanmiao Sun, Matthew Sherburne, Joel W. Ager III, Adrian C. Fisher, Zhichuan J. Xu, Exceptionally Active Iridium Evolved from A Pseudo-cubic Perovskite for Oxygen Evolution in Acid, Nature Communications, 2019, 10, 572

Chao Wei, Yuanmiao Sun, Guenther G. Scherer, Adrian C. Fisher, Matthew P. Sherburne, Joel W. Ager, Zhichuan J. Xu, Surface Composition Dependent Ligand Effect in Tuning the Activity of Nickel-copper Bimetallic Electrocatalysts towards Hydrogen Evolution in Alkaline, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2020, 142, 7765-7775

Zhichuan J. Xu, From Two-Phase to Three-Phase: The New Electrochemical Interface by Oxide Electrocatalysts, Nano-Micro Letters, 2018, 10, 8

Yuanmiao Sun, Shengnan Sun, Haitao Yang, Shibo Xi, Jose Gracia, Zhichuan J. Xu, Spin-Related Electron Transfer and Orbital Interactions in Oxygen Electrocatalysis, Advanced Materials, 2020, 32, 202003297

Shengnan Sun, Yuanmiao Sun, Ye Zhou, Shibo Xi, Xiao Ren, Bicheng Huang, Hanbin Liao, Luyuan Paul Wang, Yonghua Du, Zhichuan J. Xu, Shifting Oxygen Charge Towards Octahedral Metal: A Way to Promote Water Oxidation on Cobalt Spinel Oxides, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2019, 58, 6042-6047
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