Publications   

2020

139 Electrochemical CO2 reduction. Z. Y. Sun,* et al. ChemSusChem (2020). To be submitted.

138 L. H. Yang, S. Hong, M. M. Yang, H. D. Shen, A. W. Robertson and Z. Y. Sun,* et al. Chem. Commun. (2020). Submitted.

137 Earth-abundant coal-derived carbon nanotube/carbon composites as efficient bifunctional oxygen electrocatalysts for rechargeable zinc-air batteries; Z. J. Lu, S. D. Yao, Y. Z. Dong, T. Wang, H. R. Pan, X. N. Huang, D. L. Wu,* Z. Y. Sun* and X. X. Chen,* J. Energy Chem. (2020). Under review.

136 A miracle metal@zeolite for selective conversion of syngas to ethanol; H. D. Shen and Z. Y. Sun,* Chem (2020). In press.

135 Dramatically boost oxygen electrocatalysis of N-doped carbon for zinc-air battery; H. M. Liu, X. N. Huang, Z. J. Lu, T. Wang, Y. M. Zhu, J. X. Cheng, Y. Wang, D. L. Wu*, Z. Y. Sun* and X. X. Chen,* Nanoscale (2020). Under revision.

134 Z. Q. Zhao, C. Choi, S. Hong, H. D. Shen, C. Yan,* J. Masa, Y. Jung,J. S. Qiu, and Z. Y. Sun,* Adv. Funct. Mater. (2020). Submitted.

133 Enhancing electrochemical CO2 reduction to ethylene; S. L. Chu, X. P. Yan, S. Hong, B. X. Han and Z. Y. Sun,* Appl. Catal. B Environ. (2020). To be submitted.

132 Metal-tuned W18O49 for efficient electrocatalytic N2 reductionM. M. Yang, R. P. Huo, H. D. Shen, Q. N. Xia,* A. W. Robertson, J. S. Qiu and Z. Y. Sun,* ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. (2020). DOI : 10.1021/acssuschemeng.9b07526.

131 Achieving highly selective electrochemical CO2 reduction by tuning CuO-Sb2O3 nanocomposites; Y. M. Li, S. L. Chu, H. D. Shen, Q. N. Xia,* A. W. Robertson,* J. Masa, U. Siddiqui and Z. Y. Sun,* ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. (2020). Under revision.

130 Photocatalytic reduction of CO2 by metal-free based materials: Recent advances and future perspectiveH. D. Shen, T. Peppel,* J. Stunk and Z. Y. Sun,* Solar RRL  (2020). DOI: doi.org/10.1002/solr.201900546.

129 Electrocatalytic CO2 reduction to formic acid; F. Li, G. H. Gu, C. Choi, P. Kolla*, S. Hong, T. -S. Wu, Y. -L. Soo, J. Masa, S. Mukerjee,  Y. Jung,* S. Q. Jie and Z. Y. Sun,* Nano Energy (2020). Submitted.

128 Two-dimensional materials for energy conversion and storage; H. C. Tao, Q. Fan, T. Ma, H. Z. Liu, H. Gysling, J. Texter,* F. Guo and Z. Y. Sun,* Prog. Mater. Sci. (2020). DOI: 10.1016/j.pmatsci.2020.100637.

127 Activation of Ni particles into single Ni-N atoms for efficient electrochemical reduction of CO2Q. Fan, P. F. Hou, C. Choi, S. Hong, Y. L. Su, T. Wu, P. Kang,* Y. S. Jung* and  Z. Y. Sun,* Adv. Energy Mater. 10, 1903068 (2020). DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201903068.

126 Reduced graphene oxides with engineered defects enable efficient electrochemical reduction of dinitrogen to ammonia in wide pH rangeM. L. Zhang, C. Choi, R. P. Huo, G. H. Gu, S. Hong, C. Yan, S. Y. Xu, A. W. Robertson, J. S. Qiu,* Y. Jung* and Z. Y. Sun,* Nano Energy 68, 104323 (2020). DOI: 10.1016/j.nanoen.2019.104323.

2019

125 Atomically dispersed Ni sites for selective electrocatalytic CO2 reduction; F. Li, S. Hong, X. Li, J. Masa and Z. Y. Sun,* ACS Appl. Energy Mater. 2, 8836-8842 (2019). DOI: 10.1021/acsaem.9b01828.

124 Application of two-dimensional materials for electrochemical carbon dioxide reductionX. Li and Z. Y. Sun,* Book chapter in "2D Nanomaterials for Energy Applications, 1st Edition. Graphene and Beyond", edited by Spyridon Zafeiratos, Elsevier Publishers Paperback ISBN: 9780128167236 (2019).  

123 Single Sb sitesfor efficient electrochemical COreductionM. W. Jia,  S. Hong, T. -S. Wu, Xin Li, Y. L. Soo and Z. Y. Sun,* Chem. Commun. 55, 12024-12027 (2019). DOI: 10.1039/C9CC06178A.

122 Efficient electrochemical reduction of CO2 by Ni-N catalysts with tunable performanceM. L. Zhang, T. -S. Wu, S. Hong, Q. Fan, Y. L. Soo, J. Masa, J. S. Qiu and Z. Y. Sun,* ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 7, 15030-15035 (2019). DOI:10.1021/acssuschemeng.9b03502.

121 Synergistic catalysis of CuO/In2O3 composites for highly selective electrochemical CO2 reduction to CO; S. L. Chu, S. Hong, J. Masa, X. Li and Z. Y. Sun,* Chem. Commun. 55, 12380-12383 (2019). DOI: 10.1039/C9CC05435A.

120 Efficient bifunctional Co/N-dual-doped carbon electrocatalysts for oxygen reduction and evolution reactionM. N. Han, M. J. Shi, J. Wang, M. L. Zhang, C. Yan,* J. T. Jiang, S. H. Guo, Z. Y. Sun*  and Z. H. Guo, Carbon 153, 575-584 (2019). DOI: 10.1016/j.carbon.2019.07.075.

119 离子液体自模板合成多孔碳氮 材料及其对CO2的吸附性能; J. H. Liu, H. T. Liu, G. Y. Zhao* and Z. Y. Sun,* 过程工程学报 The Chinese Journal of Process Engineering (2019). DOI: 10.12034/j.issn.1009-606X.219164.

118 ZIF 67 derived cobalt/nitrogen-doped carbon composites for efficient electrocatalytic N2 reductionY. N. Gao, Z. S. Han, S. Hong,* T. B. Wu, X. Li, J. S. Qiu and Z. Y. Sun,* ACS Appl. Energy Mater. 2, 6071-6077 (2019). DOI: 10.1021/acsaem.9b01135.

117 Understanding the antifouling mechanism of zwitterionic monomer grafted PVDF membranes: A comparative experimental and molecular dynamics simulation studyZ. Y. Liu,* Q. Jiang, Z. Q. Jin, Z. Y. Sun, W. J. Ma and Y. L. Wang,*ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 11, 14408-14417 (2019). DOI: 10.1021/acsami.8b22059.

116 Oxygen vacancy enables electrochemical N2 fixation over WO3 with tailored structure; Z. Y. Sun,* R. P. Huo, C. Choi, S. Hong, T. S. Wu, Z. S. Han, Y. C. Liu, C. Yan, J. S. Qiu,* Y. L. Soo and Y. S. Jung,* Nano Energy 62, 869-875 (2019). 10.1016/j.nanoen.2019.06.019.

115 Highly porous metalloporphyrin covalent ionic frameworks with well defined functional groups as excellent catalysts for CO2 cycloadditionJ. H. Liu, G. Y. Zhao, O. Cheung, L. N. Jia, Z. Y. Sun*  and S. J. Zhang,* Chem. Eur. J. 25, 9052-9059 (2019). DOI: 10.1002/chem.201900992.

114 Boosting ion dynamics through superwettable leaf-like film based on porous g-C3N4 nanosheets for ionogel supercapacitors; M. J. Shi, C. Yang, C. Yan*, J. T. Jiang, Y. C. Liu, Z. Y. Sun,* W. L. Shi, J. Gao, Z. H. Guo and J. H. Ahn,* NPG Asian Mater. 11, 61 (2019). DOI: 10.1038/s41427-019-0161-7.

113 A N, P dual-doped carbon with high porosity as an advanced metal-free oxygen reduction catalystY. N. Sun, M. L. Zhan, L. Zhao, Z. Y. Sui, Z. Y. Sun* and B. H. Han,* Adv. Mater. Interf. 6, 1900592 (2019). DOI: doi.org/10.1002/admi.201900592. 

112 Synthesis of Fe2O3  loaded porous g-C3N4 photocatalyst for photocatalytic reduction of dinitrogen to ammoniaS. Z. Liu, S. B. Wang, Y. Jiang, Z. Q. Zhao, G. Y. Jiang* and Z. Y. Sun,* Chem. Eng. J. 373, 572-579 (2019). 

111 Graphene-based materials for electrochemical CO2 reductionT. Ma, Q. Fan, X. Li, T. B. Wu,* J. S. Qiu and Z. Y. Sun,* J. CO2 Util.  30, 168-182 (2019).

110 Nitrogen fixation by Ru single-atom electrocatalytic reduction; H. C. Tao, C. Choi, L. X. Ding, Z. Jiang, Z. S. Han, M. W. Jia, Q. Fan, Y. N. Gao, H. H. Wang,* A. W. Robertson, S. Hong, Y. Jung* and Z. Y. Sun,* Chem 5, 204-214 (2019). DOI: 10.1016/j.chempr.2018.10.007 (EIS).

109 Activated TiO2 with tuned vacancy for efficient electrochemical nitrogen reduction; Z. S. Han, C. Choi, S. Hong, Q. Fan, Y. Jung,* J. S. Qiu and Z. Y. Sun,* Appl. Catal. B Environ. 257, 117896 (2019). DOI:10.1016/j.apcatb.2019.117896.

108 High-yield production of few-layer boron nanosheets for efficient electrocatalytic N2 reductionQ. Fan, C. Choi, C. Yan, Y. C. Liu, J. S. Qiu, S. Hong,* Y. Jung* and Z. Y. Sun,* Chem. Commun. 55, 4246-4249 (2019). DOI:   10.1039/C9CC00985J. 

107 Liquid exfoliation of two-dimensional PbI2 nanosheets for ultrafast photonicsQ. Fan, J. W. Huang, N. N. Dong, Y. C. Liu, C. Yan, X. Li, S. Z. Liu, J. Wang,* J. S. Qiu and Z. Y. Sun,* ACS Photonics 6, 1051-1057 (2019). DOI: 10.1021/acsphotonics.9b00122.

106 Efficient visible-light driven N2 fixation over two-dimensional Sb/TiOcompositesZ. Q. Zhao, S. Hong, C. Yan,* C. Choi, Y. Jung,* Y. C. Liu,  X. Li, S. Z. Liu, J. S. Qiu and Z. Y. Sun,* Chem. Commun. 55, 7171-7174 (2019) DOI: 10.1039/C9CC02291K.

105 Single-atom catalysis of electrochemicalCO2 reductionM. W. Jia, Q. Fan, M. L. Zhang, S. Z. Liu, J. S. Qiu and Z. Y. Sun,*Curr. Opin. Green Sustainable Chem. 16, 1-6 (2019). DOI: 10.1016/j.cogsc.2018.11.002.

104 Photocatalytic fixation of nitrogen to ammonia by single Ru atom decorated TiO2 nanosheetsS. Z. Liu, H. B. Wang, M. M. You, Z. Q. Zhao, G. Y. Jiang,* J. S. Qiu, B. J. Wang* and Z. Y. Sun,* ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 7, 6813-6820 (2019). DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.8b06134.

103 Supercritical fluid facilitated exfoliation and processing of two-dimensional materialsZ. Y. Sun,* Q. Fan, M. L. Zhang, S. Z. Liu, H. C. Tao, J. Texter,* Adv. Sci. 6, 1901084 (2019). DOI: 10.1002/advs.201901084.

102 Ethylene/2-butene cross-metathesis over a WO3/[SiO2+Y] catalyst mixture for propylene production: the dramatic multifunctional roles of zeolite Y; P. Zhao, Z. Y. Sun, L. Ye, S. Wu, S. C. Edman Tsang,* et al. ACS Catal. (2019). Submitted.

101 Ultrasound-assisted nitrogen and boron co-doping of graphene oxide for efficient oxygen reduction reactionM. L. Zhang, H. C. Tao, Y. C. Liu, C. Yan, A. W. Robertson, S. Z. Liu, J. Masa,* J. S. Qiu and Z. Y. Sun,* ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 7, 3434-3442 (2019). 

2018

100 Carbon supported Ni for electrochemical CO2 reductionM. W. Jia, C. Choi, T. S. Wu, Chen Ma, Peng Kang, H. C. Tao, Q. Fan, S. Hong, Y. L. Soo, Y. Jung,* S. Z. Liu and Z. Y. Sun,*  Chem. Sci. 9, 8775-8780 (2018). (Selected as 2018 Chemical Science HOT Article Collection; outside front cover; highlighted by RSC).

99 Simple synthesis of two-dimensional MoP2 nanosheets for efficient electrocatalytic hydrogen evolutionY. N. Gao, M. L. Zhang, J. J. Ding, J. Masa,* S. Z. Liu, Z. Y. Sun,* Electrochem. Commun. 97, 27-31 (2018).

98 Graphene and its hybrids in photocatalysisS. Z. Liu, Z. Q. Zhao, Y. N. Gao and Z. Y. Sun,* Current Graphene Science 279-96 (2018). 

97 Electrochemical CO2 reduction to C2+ species: Heterogeneous electrocatalysts, reaction pathways, and optimization strategiesQ. Fan, M. L. Zhang, M. W. Jia, S. Z. Liu, J. S. Qiu and Z. Y. Sun,* Mater. Today Energy 10, 280-301 (2018).

96 Tuning the surface properties of Pd to facilitate electrocatalytic CO2 reduction to CO with reduced overpotentialZ. S. Han,C. Choi, H. C. Tao, A. W. Robertson, Q. Fan, Y. Jung,* S. Z. Liu and Z. Y. Sun,*  Catal. Sci. Techn. 8, 3894-3900 (2018).

95 Lignosulfonate biomass derived N and S co-doped porous carbon for efficient oxygen reduction reaction; M. L. Zhang, Y. L. Song, H. C. Tao, C. Yan, Y. C. Liu, S. Z. Liu, R. T. Tao, X. Zhang,* and Z. Y. Sun,* Sustainable Energy Fuels 2, 1820-1827 (2018).

9New solvent-stabilized few-layer black phosphorus for antibacterial applicationsZ. Y. Sun,* Y. Q. Zhang, H. Yu, C. Yan, Y. C. Liu, S. Hong, H. C. Tao, A. W. Robertson, Z. Wang,* A. A. H. Pádua, Nanoscale 10, 12543-12553 (2018).

93 Entrapped single tungstate site in zeolite for cooperative catalysis of olefin metathesis with Brønsted acid siteP. Zhao, L. Ye, Z. Y. Sun, B. T. W. Lo, H. Woodcock, C. Huang, A. Kirkland, C. Tang, K. Suriyi and S. C. Edman Tsang,* J. Am. Chem. Soc. 140, 6661-6667 (2018). 

92 Heterogeneous catalysis of COhydrogenation to C2+ products; Y. N. Gao, S. Z. Liu, Z. Q. Zhao, H. C. Tao, and Z. Y. Sun,* Acta Phys. -Chim. Sin. 34, 858-872  (2018). (Invited)

91 Nanosheet catalysis of carbon dioxide photoreduction: Fundamentals and challenges; Z. Y. Sun, N. Talreja, H. C. Tao, J. Texter, M. Muhler,* J. Strunk and J. F. Chen,* Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 57, 7610-7627 (2018).

90 Supercritical diethylamine facilitated loading of ultrafine Ru particles on few-layer graphene for solvent-free hydrogenation of levulinic acid to γ-valerolactoneH. C. Tao, J. J. Ding, C. Xie, J. l. Song* and Z. Y. Sun,* Nanotechnology 29, 075708 (2018).

89 Doping palladium with tellurium for highly selective electrocatalytic reduction of aqueous CO2 to COH. C. Tao, X. F. Sun, Z. S. Han, Q. G. Zhu, A. W. Robertson, T. Ma, Q. Fan, B. X. Han,* Y. Jung* and Z. Y. Sun,* Chem. Sci. 9, 483-487 (2018). This article is part of the themed collection: In celebration of Chinese New Year.

88 Nitrogen-doped and nanostructured carbons withhigh surface area for enhanced oxygen reduction reactionZ. Y. Sui, X. Li, Z. Y. Sun,* H. C. Tao, P. Y. Zhang, L. Zhao and B. H. Han,* Carbon 126, 111-118 (2018).

2017

87 Nonliear absorption induced transparency and optical limiting of black phosphorus nanosheetsJ. W. Huang, N. N. Dong, S. F. Zhang, Z. Y. Sun* and J. Wang,* ACS Photonics 4, 3063-3070 (2017).

86 Heterogeneous electrochemical CO2 reduction using nonmetallic carbon-based catalysts: Current status and future challenges; T. Ma, Q. Fan, H. C. Tao, Z. S. Han, M. W. Jia, Y. N. Gao, W. J. Ma* and Z. Y. Sun,* Nanotechnology 28, 472001 (2017). 

85 Fundamentals and Challenges in Electrochemical Reduction of CO2 Using Two-Dimensional Materials; Z. Y. Sun,* T. Ma, H. C. Tao, B. X. Han,* Chem 3, 560-587 (2017).

84 Exfoliation of stable 2D black phosphorus for device fabrication; Y. Q. Zhang, N. N. Dong, H. C. Tao, C. Yan, J. W. Huang, T. F. Liu, A. W. Robertson, J. Texter, J. Wang* and Z. Y. Sun,* Chem. Mater. 29, 6445-6456 (2017).

83 Two-dimensional nanosheets for electrocatalysis in energy generation and conversion; H. C. Tao, Y. N. Gao, N. Talreja, F. Guo, J. Texter,* C. Yan and Z. Y. Sun,* J. Mater. Chem. A 5, 7257-7284 (2017). This article is part of the themed collections: Recent Review ArticlesJMC A Editor’s choice collection: Recent advances in solar fuels and photocatalysis research and 2017 Journal of Materials Chemistry A Most Accessed Manuscripts. (ESI论文).

82 High-efficiency mixing process in secondary rotating stream; D. G. Wang, Y. H. Wang, Z. Y. Sun, R. T. Zhou, B. K. Zhu and R. K. Zhang, Chem. Eng. J. 313, 807-814 (2017).

81 N-doping of graphene oxide at low temperature for oxygen reduction reaction; H. C. Tao, C. Yan, A. W. Robertson, Y. N. Gao, J. J. Ding, Y. Q. Zhang, T. Ma and Z. Y. Sun,* Chem. Commun. 53,873-876(2017). (ESI论文)

80 Scalable exfoliation and dispersion of two-dimensional materials - An update; H. C. Tao, Y. Q. Zhang, Y. N. Gao, Z. Y. Sun* and J. Texter,* Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 19, 921-960(2017). 2017 PCCP HOT Articles. (ESI论文)

79 Graphene/porous beta TiO2 nanocomposites prepared through a simple hydrothermal method; Y. Q. Zhang, H. C. Tao, Y. N. Gao, T. Ma, J. J. Ding and Z. Y. Sun,* Curr. Graphene Sci. 1, 64-70 (2017).

2016

78 Few-layer graphene modified with nitrogen-rich metallomacrocyclic complexes as precursor for bifunctional oxygen electrocatalysts; D. M. Morales, J. Masa, C. Andronescu, Y. U. Kayran, Z. Y. Sun and W. Schuhmann, Electrochimica Acta 222, 1191-1199 (2016).

77 Oxygen electrochemistry on two dimensional nanosheets; H. C. Tao and Z. Y. Sun,* in Nanosheets and nanospheres: Types, applications and research insights, Nova Science  Publishers, in press.

76 Preparation method of two-dimensional materialZ. Y. Sun, H. C. Tao, Y. Wei, J. J. Ding, Y. Q. Zhang and T. Ma, China Patent CN 105895913 A 20160824 (2016).

75 Demonstrating the steady performance of iron oxide composites over 2000 cycles at fast charge-rates for Li-ion batteries; Z. Y. Sun,* E. Madej, A. Genc, M. Muhler, J. Arbiol, W. Schuhmann and E. Ventos,* Chem. Commun. 52, 7348-7351 (2016).

74 Hydrazine-assisted Liquid Exfoliation of MoS2 for Catalytic Hydrode oxygenation of 4-MethylphenolG. L. Liu, H. L. Ma, I. Teixeira, Z. Y. Sun, Q. N. Xia, X. L. Hong and S. C. E. Tsang,* Chem. Eur. J. 22, 2910-2914 (2016).

73 Amorphous cobalt boride (Co2B) as a highly efficient nonprecious catalyst for electrochemical water splitting: Oxygen and hydrogen evolutionJ. Masa,* P. Weide, D. Peeters, I. Sinev, W. Xia, Z. Y. Sun, C. Somsen, M. Muhler and W. Schuhmann,* Adv. Energy Mater. 6, 1670072 (2016).

2015

72 High-quality functionalized few-layer graphene: Facile fabrication and doping with nitrogen as a metal-free catalyst for the oxygen reduction reaction; Z. Y. Sun,* J. Masa, P. Weide, S. M. Fairclough, A. W. Robertson, P. Ebbinghaus, J. H. Warner, S. C. E. Tsang, M. Muhler and W. Schuhmann, J. Mater. Chem. A. 3, 15444-15450 (2015).

71 Liquid-phase exfoliation of graphite for mass production of pristine few-layer graphene; Y. Wei and Z. Y. Sun,* Curr. Opin. Colloid Interface Sci. 20, 311-321 (2015).

70 One-pot synthesis of carbon-coated nanostructured iron oxide on few-layer graphene for lithium-ion batteries; Z. Y. Sun,* E. Madej, C. Wiktor, I. Sinev, R. A. Fischer, T. G. van, M. Muhler, W. Schuhmann and E. Ventosa,* Chem. Eur. J. 21, 16154-16161 (2015).

2014

69 A carbon-coated TiO2 (B) nanosheet composite for lithium ion batteries; Z. Y. Sun,* X. Huang, M. Muhler, W. Schuhmann and E. Ventosa,* Chem. Commun. 50, 5506-5509 (2014).

68 Amine-based solvents for exfoliating graphite to graphene outperform the dispersing capacity of N-methylpyrrolidone and surfactants; Z. Y. Sun,* X.Huang, F. Liu, X. N. Yang,* C. Roesler, R. A. Fischer, M. Muhler and W. Schuhmann, Chem. Commun. 50, 10382-10385 (2014).

67 High-concentration graphene dispersions with minimal stabilizer: A scaffold for enzyme immobilization for glucose oxidation; Z. Y. Sun,* J. Vivekananthan, D. A. Guschin, X. Huang, V. Kuznetsov, P. Ebbinghaus, A. Sarfraz, M. Muhler and W. Schuhmann,* Chem. Eur. J. 20, 5752-5761 (2014).

66 Hollow and yolk-shell iron oxide nanostructures on few-layer graphene in Li-ion batteries; Z. Y. Sun,* K. P. Xie, Z. A. Li, I. Sinev, P. Ebbinghaus, A. Erbe, M. Farle, W. Schuhmann, M. Muhler and E. Ventosa,* Chem. Eur. J. 20, 2022-2030 (2014).

65 MnxOy/NC and CoxOy/NC nanoparticles embedded in a nitrogen-doped carbon matrix for high performance bifunctional oxygen electrodes; J. Masa, W. Xia, I. Sinev, A. Zhao, Z. Y. Sun, S. Gruetzke, P. Weide, M. Muhler* and W. Schuhmann,* Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 53, 8508-8512 (2014).

2013

64 Ag-stabilized few-layer graphene dispersions in low boiling point solvents for versatile nonlinear optical applications; Z. Y. Sun, N. N. Dong, K. P. Wang, D. König, T. C. Nagaiah, M. D. Sanchez, A. Ludwig, X. Cheng, W. Schuhmann, J. Wang* and M. Muhler*, Carbon 62, 182-192 (2013).

63 High-yield exfoliation of graphite in acrylate polymers: A stable few-layer graphene nanofluid with enhanced thermal conductivity; Z. Y. Sun,* S. Poller, X. Huang, D. Guschin, C. Taetz, P. Ebbinghaus, J. Masa, A. Erbe, A. Kilzer, W. Schuhmann and M. Muhler, Carbon 64, 288-294 (2013).

62 Nanostructured few-layer graphene with superior optical limiting properties fabricated by a catalytic steam etching process; Z. Y. Sun, N. N. Dong, K. P. Xie, W. Xia, D. König, T. C. Nagaiah, M. D. Sanchez, P. Ebbinghaus, A. Erbe, X. Y. Zhang, A. Ludwig, W. Schuhmann, J. Wang* and M. Muhler,* J. Phys. Chem. C 117, 11811-11817 (2013).

61 Trace metal residues promote the activity of supposedly metal-free nitrogen-modified carbon catalysts for the oxygen reduction reaction; J. Masa, A. Zhao, W. Xia, Z. Y. Sun, B. Mei, M. Muhler and W. Schuhmann,* Electrochem. Commun. 34, 113-116 (2013).

2012

60 Rapid and surfactant-free synthesis of bimetallic Pt-Cu nanoparticles simply via ultrasound-assisted redox replacement; Z. Y. Sun, J. Masa, W. Xia, D. König, A. Ludwig, Z. A. Li, M. Farle, W. Schuhmann and M. Muhler,* ACS Catal. 2, 1647-1653 (2012).

59 Highly concentrated aqueous dispersions of graphene exfoliated by sodium taurodeoxycholate: Dispersion behavior and potential application as a catalyst support for the oxygen-reduction reaction; Z. Y. Sun, J. Masa, Z. M. Liu,* W. Schuhmann and M. Muhler,* Chem. Eur. J. 18, 6972-6978 (2012).

58 Ionic liquid-stabilized graphene and its use in immobilizing a metal nanocatalyst; W. J. Xiao, Z. Y. Sun, S. Chen, H. Y. Zhang, Y. H. Zhao, C. L. Huang, Z. M. Liu,* RSC Adv. 2, 8189-8193 (2012).

57 One-pot solvothermal method to synthesize platinum/W18O49 ultrafine nanowires and their catalytic performance; H. Y. Zhang, C. L. Huang, R. Tao, Y. F. Zhao, S. Chen, Z. Y. Sun, Z. M. Liu,* J. Mater. Chem. 22, 3354-3359 (2012).

56 Controllable synthesis of titania/reduced graphite oxide nanocomposites with various titania phase compositions and their photocatalytic performance; Y. F. Zhao, Y. Xie, Z. Y. Sun, H. Y. Zhang, R. T. Tao, C. L. Huang and Z. M. Liu,* Sci. China Chem. 55, 1294-1302 (2012).

2011

55 CO2-mediated synthesis of ZnO nanorods and their application in sensing ethanol vapor; G. M. An, Z. Y. Sun, Y. Zhang, K. L. Ding, Y. Xie, R. T. Tao, H. Y. Zhang and Z. M. Liu,* J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 11, 1252-1258 (2011).

54 Porous Fe3O4 nanoparticles: Synthesis and application in catalyzing epoxidation of styrene; C. L. Huang, H. Y. Zhang, Z. Y. Sun, Y. F. Zhao, S. Chen, R. T. Tao, Z. M. Liu,* J. Colloid Interface Sci. 364, 298-303 (2011).

53 Thermal-stable carbon nanotube-supported metal nanocatalysts by mesoporous silica coating; Z. Y. Sun, H. Y. Zhang, Y. F. Zhao, C. L. Huang, R. T. Tao, Z. M. Liu* and Z. D. Wu, Langmuir 27, 6244-6251 (2011).

52 Ultrasonication-assisted uniform decoration of carbon nanotubes by various particles with controlled size and loading; Z. Y. Sun, Z. Li, C. L. Huang, Y. F. Zhao, H. Y. Zhang, R. T. Tao, Z. M. Liu,* Carbon 49, 4376-4384 (2011).

51 In-situ loading ultrafine AuPd particles on ceria: highly active catalyst for solvent-free selective oxidation of benzyl alcohol; H. Y. Zhang, Y. Xie, Z. Y. Sun, R. T. Tao, C. L. Huang, Y. F. Zhao and Z. M. Liu,* Langmuir 27, 1152-1157 (2011).

50 High-intensity sonication-assisted synthesis of supported noble metal nanocatalysts; Z. Y. Sun, S. Chen, C. L. Huang, Y. F. Zhao, H. Y. Zhang, Z. Li and Z. M. Liu,* Scientia. Sinica. Chimica. 41, 1366-1371 (2011).

2010

49 In situ loading of palladium nanoparticles on mica and their catalytic applications; R. T. Tao, Z. Y. Sun, Y. Xie, H. Y. Zhang, C. L. Huang, Y. F. Zhao and Z. M. Liu,* J. Colloid Interface Sci. 353, 269-274 (2010).

48 Arginine-mediated synthesis of highly efficient catalysts for transfer hydrogenations of ketones; R. T. Tao, Y. Xie, G. An, K. L. Ding, H. Y. Zhang, Z. Y. Sun and Z. M. Liu,* J. Colloid Interface Sci. 351, 501-506 (2010).

47 Pt-Ru/CeO2/carbon nanotube nanocomposites: an efficient electrocatalyst for direct methanol fuel cells; Z. Y. Sun, X. Wang, Z. M. Liu,* H. Y. Zhang, P. Yu and L. Q. Mao,* Langmuir 26, 12383-12389 (2010).

46 Chitosan-mediated synthesis of mesoporous alpha-Fe2O3 nanoparticles and their applications in catalyzing selective oxidation of cyclohexane; C. L. Huang, H. Y. Zhang, Z. Y. Sun and Z. M. Liu,* Sci. China Chem. 53, 1502-1508 (2010).

45 Control of optical limiting of carbon nanotube dispersions by changing solvent parameters; J. Wang,* D. Fruchtl, Z. Y. Sun, J. N. Coleman and W. J. Blau, J. Phys. Chem. C. 114, 6148-6156 (2010).

44 Method for preparing composite composed of carbon nanotubes and metal, metal oxide, or metal hydroxideZ. Y. Sun, Z. M. Liu, G. Y. Yang, Y. F. Zhao, Y. Xie, H. Y. Zhang, R. T. Tao and C. J. Huang, China Patent CN 101787502 A 20100728 (2010).

43 Shape and size controlled synthesis of anatase nanocrystals with the assistance of ionic liquid; K. L. Ding, Z. J. Miao, B. J. Hu, G. M. An, Z. Y. Sun, B. X. Han and Z. M. Liu,* Langmuir 26, 5129-5134 (2010).

42 Study on the anatase to rutile phase transformation and controlled synthesis of rutile nanocrystals with the assistance of ionic liquid; K. L. Ding, Z. J. Miao, B. J. Hu, G. M. An, Z. Y. Sun, B. X. Han and Z. M. Liu,* Langmuir 26, 10294-10302 (2010).

41 Supercritical CO2-facilitating large-scale synthesis of CeO2 nanowires and their application for solvent-free selective hydrogenation of nitroarenes; Z. Y. Sun, H. Y. Zhang, G. M. An, G. Y. Yang and Z. M. Liu,* J. Mater. Chem. 20, 1947-1952 (2010).

40 The immobilization of glycidyl-group-containing ionic liquids and its application in CO2 cycloaddition reactions; Y. Xie, K. L. Ding, Z. M. Liu,* J. J. Li, G. M. An, R. T. Tao, Z. Y. Sun and Z. Z. Yang,* Chem. Eur. J. 16, 6687-6692 (2010).

39 The solvent-free selective hydrogenation of nitrobenzene to aniline: an unexpected catalytic activity of ultrafine Pt nanoparticles deposited on carbon nanotubes; Z. Y. Sun, Y. F. Zhao, Y. Xie, R. T. Tao, H. Y. Hong, C. L. Huang and Z. M. Liu,* Green Chem. 12, 1007-1011 (2010).

38 Green solvent-based approaches for synthesis of nanomaterialsZ. M. Liu* and Z. Y. Sun, Sci. China Chem. 53, 372-382 (2010).

37 New solvents for nanotubes: Approaching the dispersibility of surfactants;  S. D. Bergin, Z. Y. Sun, P. Streich, J. Hamilton and J. N. Coleman,* J. Phys. Chem. C. 114, 231-237 (2010).

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36 Effects of ambient conditions on solvent-nanotube dispersions: Exposure to water and temperature variation; Z. Y. Sun,* I. O'Connor, S. Bergin and J. Coleman, J. Phys. Chem. C. 113, 1260-1266 (2009).

35 In situ controllable loading of ultrafine noble metal particles on titania; Y. Xie, K. L. Ding, Z. M. Liu,* R. T. Tao, Z. Y. Sun, H. Y. Zhang and G. M. An, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 131, 6648-6649 (2009).

34 Multicomponent solubility parameters for single-walled carbon nanotube-solvent mixtures; S. Bergin, Z. Y. Sun, D. Rickard, P. Streich, J. Hamilton and J. Coleman,* ACS Nano 3, 2340-2350 (2009).

33 p-Aminophenylacetic acid-mediated synthesis of monodispersed titanium oxide hybrid microspheres in ethanol solution; H. Y. Zhang, Y. Xie, Z. M. Liu,* R. T. Tao, Z. Y. Sun, K. L. Ding, and G. M. An, J. Colloid. Interf. Sci., 338, 468-473 (2009).

32 Efficient dispersion and exfoliation of single-walled nanotubes in 3-aminopropyltriethoxysilane and its derivatives; Z. Y. Sun,* V. Nicolosi, S. Bergin and J. Coleman,* Nanotechnology 19, 485702/1-485702/9 (2008).

31 High-yield production of graphene by liquid-phase exfoliation of graphite; Y. Hernandez, V. Nicolosi, M. Lotya, F. Blighe, Z. Y. Sun, S. De, I. T. Mc Govern, B. Holland, M. Byrne, Y. K. Gun’KO, J. J. Boland, P. Niraj, G. Duesberg, S. Krishnamurthy, R. Goodhue, J. Hutchison, V. Scardaci, A. C. Ferrari and J. N. Coleman,* Nat. Nanotech. 3, 563-568 (2008).

30 Large populations of individual nanotubes in surfactant-based dispersions without the need for ultracentrifugation; S. Bergin, V. Nicolosi, H. Cathcart, M. Lotya, D. Rickard, Z. Y. Sun, W. Blau and J. N. Coleman,* J. Phys. Chem. C. 112, 972-977 (2008).

29 Quantitative evaluation of surfactant-stabilized single-walled carbon Nanotubes: Dispersion quality and its correlation with zeta potential; Z. Y. Sun, V. Nicolosi, D. Rickard, S. Bergin, D. Aherne and J. N. Coleman,* J. Phys. Chem. C. 112, 10692-10699 (2008).

28 Towards solutions of single-walled carbon nanotubes in common solvents; S. Bergin, V. Nicolosi, P. Streich, S. Giordani, Z. Y. Sun, A. Windle, P. Ryan, N. Niraj, Z. T. Wang, L. Carpenter, W. J. Blau, J. J. Boland, J. P. Hamilton,* J. N. Coleman,* Adv. Mater. 20, 1876-1881 (2008).

27 Coating carbon nanotubes with metal oxides in a supercritical carbon dioxide-ethanol solution; Z. Y. Sun, X. R. Zhang, B. X. Han, Y. Y. Wu, G. M. An, Z. M. Liu,* S. D. Miao, and Z. J. Miao, Carbon, 45, 2589-2596 (2007).

26 Preparation of titania/carbon nanotube composites using supercritical ethanol and their photocatalytic activity for phenol degradation under visible light irradiation; G. M. An, W. H. Ma, Z. Y. Sun, Z. M. Liu,* B. X. Han, S. D. Miao, Z. J. Miao and K. L. Ding, Carbon 45, 1795-1801 (2007).

25 Supercritical carbon dioxide-assisted deposition of tin oxide on carbon nanotubes; Z. Y. Sun, Z. M. Liu,* B. X. Han and G. M. An, Mater. Lett. 61, 4565-4568 (2007).

24 Synthesis of PtRu/carbon nanotube composites in supercritical fluid and their application as an electrocatalyst for direct methanol fuel cells; G. M. An, P. Yu, L. Q. Mao, Z. Y. Sun, Z. M. Liu,* S. D. Miao, Z. J. Miao and K. L. Ding, Carbon 45, 536-542 (2007).

23 Decoration carbon nanotubes with Pd and Ru nanocrystals via an inorganic reaction route in supercritical carbon dioxide-methanol solution; Z. Y. Sun, Z. M. Liu,* B. X. Han, S. D. Miao, Z. J. Miao and G. M. An, J. Colloid. Interf. Sci. 304, 323-328 (2006).

22 Microstructural and electrochemical characterization of RuO2/CNT composites synthesized in supercritical diethylamine; Z. Y. Sun, Z. M. Liu,* B. X. Han, S. D. Miao, J. M. Du and Z. J. Miao, Carbon 44, 888-893(2006).

21 Synthesis of ZrO2-carbon nanotube composites and their application as chemiluminescent sensor material for ethanol; Z. Y. Sun, X. R. Zhang, N. Na, Z. M. Liu,* B. X. Han and G. M. An, J. Phys. Chem. B, 110, 13410-13414 (2006).

20 Microwave-assisted synthesis of Pt nanocrystals and deposition on carbon nanotubes in ionic liquids; Z. M. Liu,* Z. Y. Sun, B. X. Han, J. L. Zhang, J. Huang, J. M. Du and S. D. Miao, J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 6, 175-9 (2006).

19 Ru nanoparticles immobilized on montmorillonite by ionic liquids: A highly efficient heterogeneous catalyst for the hydrogenation of benzene; S. D. Miao, Z. M. Liu,* B. X. Han, J. Huang, Z. Y. Sun, J. L. Zhang and T. Jiang, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 45, 266-269 (2006).

18 Synthesis of noble metal/carbon nanotube composites in supercritical methanol; Z. Y. Sun, L. Fu, Z. M. Liu,* B. X. Han, Y. Q. Liu and J. M. Du, J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 6, 691-697 (2006).

17 Synthesis and characterization of TiO2-montmorillonite nanocomposites and their application for removal of methylene blue; S. D. Miao, Z. M. Liu,* B. X. Han, J. L. Zhang, X. Yu, J. M. Du and Z. Y. Sun, J. Mater. Chem. 16, 579-584 (2006).

16 Synthesis of polyaniline nanofibrous networks with the aid of an amphiphilic ionic liquid; Z. J. Miao, Y. Wang, Z. M. Liu,* J. Huang, B. X. Han, Z. Y. Sun and J. M. Du, J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 6, 227-230 (2006).

15 Synthesis and characterization of ZnS-montmorillonite nanocomposites and their application for degrading eosin B; S. D. Miao, Z. M. Liu,* B. X. Han, H. W. Yang, Z. J. Miao and Z. Y. Sun, J. Colloid. Interf. Sci. 301, 116-122 (2006).

14 A highly efficient chemical sensor material for H2S: alpha-Fe2O3 nanotubes fabricated using carbon nanotube templates; Z. Y. Sun, H. Q. Yuan, Z. M. Liu, B. X. Han and X. R. Zhang,* Adv. Mater. 17, 2993-2997 (2005).

13 Carbon onions synthesized via thermal reduction of glycerin with magnesium; J. M. Du, Z. M. Liu,* Z. H. Li, B. X. Han,* Z. Y. Sun and Y. Huang, Mater. Chem. Phys. 93, 178-180 (2005).

12 Synthesis and characterization of mesoporous aluminosilicate molecular sieve from K-feldspar; S. D. Miao, Z. M. Liu,* H. W. Ma, B. X. Han, J. M. Du, Z. Y. Sun and Z. J. Miao, Micropor. Mesopor. Mat. 83, 277-282 (2005).

11 Facile route to synthesize multiwalled carbon nanotube/zinc sulfide heterostructures: Optical and electrical properties; J. M. Du, L. Fu, Z. M. Liu, B. X. Han,* Z. H. Li, Y. Q. Liu,* Z. Y. Sun and D. B. Zhu, J. Phys. Chem. B 109, 12772-12776 (2005).

10 Solvothermal synthesis of mesoporous Eu2O3-TiO2 composites; Z. M. Liu,* J. L. Zhang, B. X. Han, J. M. Du, T. C. Mu, Y. Wang and Z. Y. Sun, Micropor. Mesopor. Mat. 81, 169-174 (2005).

9 Fabrication of ruthenium-carbon nanotube nanocomposites in supercritical water; Z. Y. Sun, Z. M. Liu,* B. X. Han,* Y. Wang, J. M. Du, Z. L. Xie, G. J. Han, Adv. Mater. 17, 928-932 (2005).

8 Phase-separation-induced micropatterned polymer surfaces and their applications; Y. Wang, Z. M. Liu,* B. X. Han,* Z. Y. Sun, J. L. Zhang and D. H. Sun, Adv. Funct. Mater. 15, 655-663 (2005).

7 Facile synthesis of polyaniline nanofibers using chloroaurate acid as the oxidantY. Wang, Z. M. Liu,* B. X. Han,* Z. Y. Sun, Y. Huang, G. Y. Yang, Langmuir 21, 833-836 (2005).

6 Carbon nanoflowers synthesized by a reduction-pyrolysis-catalysis route; J. M. Du, Z. M. Liu,* Z. H. Li, B. X. Han, Z. Y. Sun and Y. Huang, Mater. Lett. 59, 456-458 (2005).

5 Replication of biological organizations through a supercritical fluid route; Y. Wang, Z. M. Liu,* B. X. Han,* Z. Y. Sun, J. M. Du, J. L. Zhang, T. Jiang, W. Z. Wu and Z. J. Miao, Chem. Commun. 23, 2948-2950 (2005).

4 Fabrication and characterization of magnetic carbon nanotube compositesZ. Y. Sun, Z. M. Liu,* Y. Wang, B. X. Han, J. M. Du and J. L. Zhang, J. Mater. Chem. 15, 4497-4501 (2005).

3 In situ Eu2O3 coating on the walls of mesoporous silica SBA-15 in supercritical ethane plus ethanol mixture; Z. M. Liu,* J. Q. Wang, J. L. Zhang, B. X. Han,* Y. Wang and Z. Y. Sun, Micropor. Mesopor. Mat. 75, 101-105 (2005).

2 Synthesis of tubular graphite cones through a catalytically thermal reduction route; Z. Y. Sun, Z. M. Liu,* J. M. Du, Y. Wang, B. X. Han, T. C. Mu, J. Phys. Chem. B 108, 9811-9814 (2004).

Carbon nanotube/poly(2,4-hexadiyne-1,6-diol) nanocomposites prepared with the aid of supercritical CO2; X. H. Dai, Z. M. Liu,* B. X. Han, Z. Y. Sun, Y. Wang, J. Xu,* X. L. Guo, N. Zhao and J. Chen, Chem. Commun. 19, 2190-2191 (2004).

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