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Yuyan Shao

Yuyan Shao

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352

Biography

Dr. Yuyan Shao is an electrochemist and materials scientist with a focus on electrochemical energy storage and conversion for both transportation and stationary applications. He is active in fundamental study and high-performance electrode and electrolyte materials for batteries, fuel cells, supercapacitors, etc. His research also includes new electrochemical energy system design and development.

Research Interests

  • Technologies: lithium batteries, magnesium batteries, sodium ion batteries, PEM fuel cells, flow batteries, etc.

Education and Credentials

  • Ph.D., Chemical Engineering/Electrochemistry, Harbin Institute of Technology in Harbin, China
  • B.S., Chemical Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology in Harbin, China

Affiliations and Professional Service

  • Member of American Chemical Society
  • Member of the Electrochemical Society
  • Member of Materials Research Society
  • Member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
  • Lead organizer for symposia:
    2017 MRS Spring Meeting - Interfaces and Interphases in Electrochemical Energy Storage and Conversion
    2016 MRS Spring Meeting — Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies for Transportation: Materials, Systems and Infrastructure
    2016 ACS Fall Meeting — Innovative chemistry and materials for electric energy storage
    2015 ACS Fall Meeting — Innovative chemistry and electrocatalysis for low-carbon energy and fuels: discovery to application;
    2015 ACS Spring Meeting — Materials and interfaces in lithium batteries and beyond
  • Guest Editor for Nano Energy Electrocatalysis Theme Issue.
  • Editorial Board Member for Scientific Reports.

Awards and Recognitions

  • Thomson Reuters 2014 Highly Cited Researchers List

Selected Publications

2017

  • Lu D, J Tao, P Yan, WA Henderson, Q Li, Y Shao, ML Helm, O Borodin, GL Graff, B Polzin, CM Wang, MH Engelhard, J Zhang, JJ De Yoreo, J Liu, and J Xiao. 2017. "Formation of Reversible Solid Electrolyte Interface on Graphite Surface from Concentrated Electrolytes." Nano Letters 17(3):1602-1609.  doi:10.1021/acs.nanolett.6b04766
  • Pan H, KS Han, M Vijayakumar, J Xiao, R Cao, J Chen, J Zhang, KT Mueller, Y Shao, and J Liu. 2017. "Ammonium additives to dissolve lithium sulfide through hydrogen binding for high energy lithium-sulfur batteries." ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 9(5):4290-4295.  doi:10.1021/acsami.6b04158

2016

  • Chen J, KS Han, WA Henderson, KC Lau, M Vijayakumar, T Dzwiniel, H Pan, LA Curtiss, J Xiao, KT Mueller, Y Shao, and J Liu. 2016. "Restricting the Solubility of Polysulfides in Li-S Batteries Via Electrolyte Salt Selection." Advanced Energy Materials 6(11):Article No. 1600160.  doi:10.1002/aenm.201600160
  • Cheng L, LA Curtiss, KR Zavadil, AA Gewirth, Y Shao, and K Gallagher. 2016. "Sparingly Solvating Electrolytes for High Energy Density Lithium-Sulfur Batteries." ACS Energy Letters 1(3):503-509.  doi:10.1021/acsenergylett.6b00194
  • Cheng Y, Y Shao, V Raju, X Ji, BL Mehdi, KS Han, MH Engelhard, G Li, ND Browning, KT Mueller, and J Liu. 2016. "Molecular Storage of Mg Ions with Vanadium Oxide Nanoclusters." Advanced Functional Materials 26(20):3446-3453.  doi:10.1002/adfm.201505501
  • Du L, Y Shao, J Sun, G Yin, J Liu, and Y Wang. 2016. "Advanced catalyst supports for PEM fuel cell cathodes." Nano Energy 29:314-322.  doi:10.1016/j.nanoen.2016.03.016
  • He Y, M Gu, HY Xiao, L Luo, Y Shao, F Gao, Y Du, SX Mao, and CM Wang. 2016. "Atomistic Conversion Reaction Mechanism of WO3 in Secondary Ion Batteries of Li, Na, and Ca." Angewandte Chemie International Edition 55(21):6244-6247.  doi:10.1002/anie.201601542
  • Pan H, Y Shao, P Yan, Y Cheng, KS Han, Z Nie, CM Wang, J Yang, X Li, P Bhattacharya, KT Mueller, and J Liu. 2016. "Reversible aqueous zinc/manganese oxide energy storage from conversion reactions." Nature Energy 1(5):Article No. 16039.  doi:10.1038/nenergy.2016.39
  • Park SK, Y Shao, VV Viswanathan, J Liu, and Y Wang. 2016. "Electrochemical study of highly durable cathode with Pt supported on ITO-CNT composite for proton exchange membrane fuel cells." Journal of Industrial & Engineering Chemistry 42:81-86.  doi:10.1016/j.jiec.2016.07.039
  • Vissers DR, Z Chen, Y Shao, MH Engelhard, U Das, PC Redfern, LA Curtiss, B Pan, J Liu, and K Amine. 2016. "Role of Manganese Deposition on Graphite in the Capacity Fading of Lithium Ion Batteries." ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 8(22):1424414251.  doi:10.1021/acsami.6b02061
  • Xiao L, Y Cao, WA Henderson, ML Sushko, Y Shao, J Xiao, W Wang, MH Engelhard, Z Nie, and J Liu. 2016. "Hard carbon nanoparticles as high-capacity, high-stability anodic materials for Na-ion batteries." Nano Energy 19:279-288.  doi:10.1016/j.nanoen.2015.10.034

2015

  • Chen J, D Wu, ED Walter, MH Engelhard, P Bhattacharya, H Pan, Y Shao, F Gao, J Xiao, and J Liu. 2015. "Molecular-Confinement of Polysulfide within Mesoscale Electrodes for the Practical Application of Lithium Sulfur Batteries." Nano Energy 13:267-274.  doi:10.1016/j.nanoen.2015.01.031
  • Cheng Y, RM Stolley, KS Han, Y Shao, BW Arey, NM Washton, KT Mueller, ML Helm, VL Sprenkle, J Liu, and G Li. 2015. "Highly Active Electrolytes for Rechargeable Mg Batteries Based on [Mg2(-Cl)2]2+ Cation Complex in Dimethoxyethane." Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. PCCP 17(20):13307-13314.  doi:10.1039/C5CP00859J
  • Cheng Y, Y Shao, LR Parent, ML Sushko, G Li, P Sushko, ND Browning, CM Wang, and J Liu. 2015. "Interface Promoted Reversible Mg Insertion in Nanostructured Tin-Antimony Alloys." Advanced Materials 27(42):6598-6605.  doi:10.1002/adma.201502378
  • Liu TL, JT Cox, D Hu, X Deng, JZ Hu, MY Hu, J Xiao, Y Shao, K Tang, and J Liu. 2015. "A Fundamental Study on the [(-Cl)3Mg2(THF)6]+ Dimer Electrolytes for Rechargeable Mg Batteries." Chemical Communications 51(12):2312-2315.  doi:10.1039/c4cc07621d
  • Lu D, P Yan, Y Shao, Q Li, SA Ferrara, H Pan, GL Graff, B Polzin, CM Wang, J Zhang, J Liu, and J Xiao. 2015. "High Performance Li-ion Sulfur Batteries Enabled by Intercalation Chemistry." Chemical Communications 51(70):13454-13457.  doi:10.1039/C5CC05171A
  • Lu D, Y Shao, TJ Lozano, WD Bennett, GL Graff, B Polzin, J Zhang, MH Engelhard, NT Saenz, WA Henderson, P Bhattacharya, J Liu, and J Xiao. 2015. "Failure Mechanism of Fast-Charged Lithium Metal Batteries in Liquid Electrolyte." Advanced Energy Materials 5(3):Article No. 1400993.  doi:10.1002/AENM.201400993
  • Pan H, X Wei, WA Henderson, Y Shao, J Chen, P Bhattacharya, J Xiao, and J Liu. 2015. "On the way toward understanding solution chemistry of lithium polysulfides for high energy Li-S redox flow batteries." Advanced Energy Materials 5(16):Article No. 1500113.  doi:10.1002/aenm.201500113
  • Parent LR, Y Cheng, P Sushko, Y Shao, J Liu, CM Wang, and ND Browning. 2015. "Realizing the Full Potential of Insertion Anodes for Mg-ion Batteries Through the Nano-Structuring of Sn." Nano Letters 15(2):1177-1182.  doi:10.1021/nl5042534
  • Shao Y, Y Cheng, W Duan, W Wang, Y Lin, Y Wang, and J Liu. 2015. "Nanostructured Electrocatalysts for PEM Fuel Cells and Redox Flow Batteries: a Selected Review." ACS Catalysis 5(12):7288-7298.  doi:10.1021/acscatal.5b01737

2014

  • Cheng Y, LR Parent, Y Shao, CM Wang, VL Sprenkle, G Li, and J Liu. 2014. "Facile Synthesis of Chevrel Phase Nanocubes and their Applications for Multivalent Energy Storage." Chemistry of Materials 26(17):4904-4907.  doi:10.1021/cm502306c
  • Cheng Y, TL Liu, Y Shao, MH Engelhard, J Liu, and G Li. 2014. "Electrochemically Stable Cathode Current Collectors for Rechargeable Magnesium Batteries ." Journal of Materials Chemistry A 2(8):2473 - 2477.  doi:10.1039/C3TA15113A
  • Cheng Y, Y Shao, J Zhang, VL Sprenkle, J Liu, and G Li. 2014. "High Performance Batteries Based on Hybrid Magnesium and Lithium Chemistry." Chemical Communications 50(68):9644-9646.  doi:10.1039/C4CC03620D
  • Ding F, W Xu, X Chen, J Zhang, Y Shao, MH Engelhard, Y Zhang, TA Blake, GL Graff, X Liu, and J Zhang. 2014. "Effects of Cesium Cations in Lithium Deposition via Self-Healing Electrostatic Shield Mechanism." Journal of Physical Chemistry C 118(8):4043-4049.  doi:10.1021/jp4127754
  • Huang C, J Xiao, Y Shao, J Zheng, WD Bennett, D Lu, LV Saraf, MH Engelhard, L Ji, J Zhang, X Li, GL Graff, and J Liu. 2014. "Manipulating the Surface Reactions in Lithium Sulfur Batteries Using Hybrid Anode Structures." Nature Communications 5:Article No. 3015.  doi:10.1038/ncomms4015
  • Ji L, M Gu, Y Shao, X Li, MH Engelhard, BW Arey, W Wang, Z Nie, J Xiao, CM Wang, J Zhang, and J Liu. 2014. "Controlling SEI Formation on SnSb-Porous Carbon Nanofibers for Improved Na Ion Storage." Advanced Materials 26(18):2901-2908.  doi:10.1002/adma.201304962
  • Liu TL, Y Shao, G Li, M Gu, JZ Hu, S Xu, Z Nie, X Chen, CM Wang, and J Liu. 2014. "A Facile Approach Using MgCl2 to Formulate High Performance Mg2+ Electrolytes for Rechargeable Mg Batteries." Journal of Materials Chemistry A 2(10):3430 - 3438.  doi:10.1039/c3ta14825d
  • Shao Y, M Gu, X Li, Z Nie, P Zuo, G Li, TL Liu, J Xiao, Y Cheng, CM Wang, J Zhang, and J Liu. 2014. "Highly Reversible Mg Insertion in Nanostructured Bi for Mg Ion Batteries." Nano Letters 14(1):255-260.  doi:10.1021/nl403874y
  • Shao Y, NN Rajput, JZ Hu, MY Hu, TL Liu, Z Wei, M Gu, X Deng, S Xu, KS Han, J Wang, Z Nie, G Li, K Zavadil, J Xiao, CM Wang, WA Henderson, J Zhang, Y Wang, KT Mueller, KA Persson, and J Liu. 2014. "Nanocomposite polymer electrolyte for rechargeable magnesium batteries." Nano Energy 2015(12):750-759.  doi:10.1016/j.nanoen.2014.12.028

2013

  • Ding F, W Xu, GL Graff, J Zhang, ML Sushko, X Chen, Y Shao, MH Engelhard, Z Nie, J Xiao, X Liu, PV Sushko, J Liu, and J Zhang. 2013. "Dendrite-Free Lithium Deposition via Self-Healing Electrostatic Shield Mechanism ." Journal of the American Chemical Society 135(11):4450-4456.  doi:10.1021/ja312241y
  • Gu M, A Kushima, Y Shao, J Zhang, J Liu, ND Browning, J Li, and CM Wang. 2013. "Probing the Failure Mechanism of SnO2 Nanowires for Sodium-ion Batteries." Nano Letters 13(11):5203-5211.  doi:10.1021/nl402633n
  • Li B, M Gu, Z Nie, Y Shao, Q Luo, X Wei, X Li, J Xiao, CM Wang, VL Sprenkle, and W Wang. 2013. "Bismuth Nanoparticle Decorating Graphite Felt as a High-Performance Electrode for an All-Vanadium Redox Flow Battery." Nano Letters 13(3):1330-1335.  doi:10.1021/nl400223v
  • Liu J, J Zhang, Z Yang, JP Lemmon, CH Imhoff, GL Graff, L Li, JZ Hu, CM Wang, J Xiao, G Xia, VV Viswanathan, S Baskaran, VL Sprenkle, X Li, Y Shao, and B Schwenzer. 2013. "Materials Science and Materials Chemistry for Large Scale Electrochemical Energy Storage: From Transportation to Electrical Grid." Advanced Functional Materials 23(8):929-946.  doi:10.1002/adfm.201200690
  • Shao Y, F Ding, J Xiao, J Zhang, W Xu, SK Park, J Zhang, Y Wang, and J Liu. 2013. "Making Li-air batteries rechargeable: material challenges." Advanced Functional Materials 23(8):987-1004.  doi:10.1002/adfm.201200688
  • Shao Y, J Xiao, W Wang, MH Engelhard, X Chen, Z Nie, M Gu, LV Saraf, GJ Exarhos, J Zhang, and J Liu. 2013. "Surface-Driven Sodium Ion Energy Storage in Nanocellular Carbon Foams." Nano Letters 13(8):3909-3914.  doi:10.1021/nl401995a
  • Shao Y, TL Liu, G Li, M Gu, Z Nie, MH Engelhard, J Xiao, D Lu, CM Wang, J Zhang, and J Liu. 2013. "Coordination Chemistry in magnesium battery electrolytes: how ligands affect their performance." Scientific Reports 3:Article No. 3130.  doi:10.1038/srep03130
  • Xiao J, J Zheng, X Li, Y Shao, and J Zhang. 2013. "Hierarchically Structured Materials for Lithium Batteries." Nanotechnology 24(42):Article No. 424004.  doi:10.1088/0957-4484/24/42/424004
  • Zhang S, Y Shao, G Yin, and Y Lin. 2013. "Recent Progress in Nanostructured Electrocatalysts for PEM Fuel Cells." Journal of Materials Chemistry A 1(15):4631-4641.  doi:10.1039/C3TA01161E

2012

  • Ding F, W Xu, Y Shao, X Chen, Z Wang, F Gao, X Liu, and J Zhang. 2012. "H+ diffusion and electrochemical stability of Li1+x+yAlxTi2-xSiyP3-yO12 glass in aqueous Li/air battery electrolytes." Journal of Power Sources 214:292-297.  doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2012.04.058
  • Park SK, Y Shao, VV Viswanathan, J Liu, and Y Wang. 2012. "Non-Kinetic Losses Caused by Electrochemical Carbon Corrosion in PEM Fuel Cells." International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 37(10):8451-8458.  doi:10.1016/j.ijhydene.2012.02.097
  • Park SK, Y Shao, J Liu, and Y Wang. 2012. "Oxygen Electrocatalysts for Water Electrolyzers and Reversible Fuel Cells: Status and Perspective." Energy & Environmental Science 5(11):9331-9344.  doi:10.1039/c2ee22554a
  • Shao Y, SK Park, J Xiao, J Zhang, Y Wang, and J Liu. 2012. "Electrocatalysts for Nonaqueous LithiumAir Batteries: Status, Challenges, and Perspective." ACS Catalysis 2(5):844857.  doi:10.1021/cs300036v
  • Wang W, L Li, Z Nie, B Chen, Q Luo, Y Shao, X Wei, F Chen, G Xia, and Z Yang. 2012. "A New Hybrid Redox Flow Battery with Multiple Redox Couples." Journal of Power Sources 216:99-103.  doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2012.05.032

2011

  • Du D, L Wang, Y Shao, J Wang, MH Engelhard, and Y Lin. 2011. "Functionalized Graphene Oxide as a Nanocarrier in a Multienzyme Labeling Amplification Strategy for Ultrasensitive Electrochemical Immunoassay of Phosphorylated p53 (S392)." Analytical Chemistry 83(3):746-752.  doi:10.1021/ac101715s
  • Hou J, Y Shao, MA Ellis, R Moore, and B Yi. 2011. "Graphene-based Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage: Fuel cells, Supercapacitors and Lithium Ion Batteries." Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. PCCP 13(34):15384-15402.  doi:10.1039/C1CP21915D
  • Kou R, Y Shao, D Mei, Z Nie, D Wang, CM Wang, VV Viswanathan, SK Park, IA Aksay, Y Lin, Y Wang, and J Liu. 2011. "Stabilization of Electrocatalytic Metal Nanoparticles at Metal-Metal Oxide-Graphene Triple Junction Points." Journal of the American Chemical Society 133(8):2541-2547.  doi:10.1021/ja107719u
  • Park SK, Y Shao, H Wan, PC Rieke, VV Viswanathan, SA Towne, LV Saraf, J Liu, Y Lin, and Y Wang. 2011. "Design of graphene sheets-supported Pt catalyst layer in PEM fuel cells." Electrochemistry Communications 13(3):258-261.  doi:10.1016/j.elecom.2010.12.028
  • Park SK, Y Shao, H Wan, VV Viswanathan, SA Towne, PC Rieke, J Liu, and Y Wang. 2011. "Degradation of Ionic Pathway in PEM Fuel Cell Cathode." Journal of Physical Chemistry C 115(45):22633-22639.  doi:10.1021/jp2068599
  • Park SK, Y Shao, R Kou, VV Viswanathan, SA Towne, PC Rieke, J Liu, Y Lin, and Y Wang. 2011. "Polarization Losses under Accelerated Stress Test Using Multiwalled Carbon Nanotube Supported Pt Catalyst in PEM Fuel Cells." Journal of the Electrochemical Society 158(3):B297-302.  doi:10.1149/1.3530843
  • Wang Y, S Zhang, D Du, Y Shao, Z Li, J Wang, MH Engelhard, J Li, and Y Lin. 2011. "Self assembly of acetylcholinesterase on a gold nanoparticlesgraphene nanosheet hybrid for organophosphate pesticide detection using polyelectrolyte as a linker ." Journal of Materials Chemistry 21(14):5319-5325.  doi:10.1039/C0JM03441J
  • Zhang S, Y Shao, G Yin, and Y Lin. 2011. "Self-assembly of Pt nanoparticles on highly graphitized carbon nanotubes as an excellent oxygen-reduction catalyst." Applied Catalysis. B, Environmental 102(3-4):372-377.  doi:10.1016/j.apcatb.2010.11.029
  • Zhang S, Y Shao, H Liao, MH Engelhard, G Yin, and Y Lin. 2011. "Polyelectrolyte-Induced Reduction of Exfoliated Graphite Oxide: A Facile Route to Synthesis of Soluble Graphene Nanosheets." ACS Nano 5(3):1785-1791.  doi:10.1021/nn102467s
  • Zhang S, Y Shao, Y Gao, G Chen, Y Lin, and G Yin. 2011. "In situ ion exchange preparation of Pt/carbon nanotubes electrode: Effect of two-step oxidation of carbon nanotubes." Journal of Power Sources 196(23):9955-9960.  doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2011.08.087
  • Zhang S, Y Shao, J Liu, IA Aksay, and Y Lin. 2011. "Graphene-Polypyrrole Nanocomposite as a Highly Efficient and Low Cost Electrically Switched Ion Exchanger for Removing ClO4- from Wastewater." ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 3(9):3633-3637.  doi:10.1021/am200839m
  • Zhang S, Y Shao, H Liao, J Liu, IA Aksay, G Yin, and Y Lin. 2011. "Graphene decorated with PtAu alloy nanoparticles: facile synthesis and promising application for formic acid oxidation." Chemistry of Materials 23(5):1079-1081. 

2010

  • Shao Y, J Wang, MH Engelhard, CM Wang, and Y Lin. 2010. "Facile and controllable electrochemical reduction of graphene oxide and its applications." Journal of Materials Chemistry 20(4):743-748. 
  • Shao Y, J Wang, H Wu, J Liu, IA Aksay, and Y Lin. 2010. "Graphene Based Electrochemical Sensors and Biosensors: A Review." Electroanalysis 22(10):1027-1036.  doi:10.1002/elan.200900571
  • Shao Y, S Zhang, CM Wang, Z Nie, J Liu, Y Wang, and Y Lin. 2010. "Highly durable graphene nanoplatelets supported Pt nanocatalysts for oxygen reduction ." Journal of Power Sources 195(15):4600-4605. 
  • Shao Y, S Zhang, MH Engelhard, G Li, G Shao, Y Wang, J Liu, IA Aksay, and Y Lin. 2010. "Nitrogen-doped Graphene and Its Electrochemical Applications." Journal of Materials Chemistry 20(35):7491-7496.  doi:10.1039/c0jm00782j
  • Shao Y, S Zhang, R Kou, X Wang, CM Wang, S Dai, VV Viswanathan, J Liu, Y Wang, and Y Lin. 2010. "Noncovalently functionalized graphitic mesoporous carbon as a stable support of Pt nanoparticles for oxygen reduction." Journal of Power Sources 195(7 SP ISS):1805-1811. 
  • Shao Y, X Wang, MH Engelhard, CM Wang, S Dai, J Liu, Z Yang, and Y Lin. 2010. "Nitrogen-doped mesoporous carbon for energy storage in vanadium redox flow batteries." Journal of Power Sources 195(13):4375-4379. 
  • Tang Z, H Wu, JR Cort, GW Buchko, Y Zhang, Y Shao, IA Aksay, J Liu, and Y Lin. 2010. "Constraint of DNA on Functionalized Graphene Improves Its Biostability and Specificity." Small 6(11):1205-1209.  doi:10.1002/smll.201000024
  • Wang Y, Y Shao, DW Matson, J Li, and Y Lin. 2010. "Nitrogen-Doped Graphene and its Application in Electrochemical Biosensing." ACS Nano 4(4):1790-1798. 
  • Zhang S, Y Shao, G Yin, and Y Lin. 2010. "Carbon nanotubes decorated with Pt nanoparticles via electrostatic self-assembly: a highly active oxygen reduction electrocatalyst ." Journal of Materials Chemistry 20(15):2826-2830.  doi:10.1039/b919494k
  • Zhang S, Y Shao, G Yin, and Y Lin. 2010. "Electrostatic Self-Assembly of Pt-around-Au Nanocomposite with High Activity towards Formic Acid Oxidation." Angewandte Chemie International Edition 49(12):2211-2214.  doi:10.1002/anie.200906987
  • Zhang S, Y Shao, G Yin, and Y Lin. 2010. "Facile synthesis of PtAu alloy nanoparticles with high activity for formic acid oxidation." Journal of Power Sources 195(4):1103-1106 .  doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2009.08.054
  • Zhang S, Y Shao, X Li, Z Nie, Y Wang, J Liu, G Yin, and Y Lin. 2010. "Low-cost and durable catalyst support for fuel cells: graphite submicronparticles." Journal of Power Sources 195(2):457-460.  doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2009.08.012

2009

  • Shao Y, MH Engelhard, and Y Lin. 2009. "Electrochemical investigation of polyhalide ion oxidation-reduction on carbon nanotube electrodes for redox flow batteries." Electrochemistry Communications 11(10):2064-2067.  doi:10.1016/j.elecom.2009.08.053
  • Kou R, Y Shao, D Wang, MH Engelhard, JH Kwak, J Wang, VV Viswanathan, CM Wang, Y Lin, Y Wang, IA Aksay, and J Liu. 2009. "Enhanced Activity and Stability of Pt catalysts on Functionalized Graphene Sheets for Electrocatalytic Oxygen Reduction ." Electrochemistry Communications 11(5):954-957. 
  • Li Z, X Cui, X Zhang, Q Wang, Y Shao, and Y Lin. 2009. " Pt/Carbon Nanofiber Nanocomposites as Electrocatalysts for Direct Methanol Fuel Cells: Prominent Effects of Carbon Nanofiber Nanostructures ." Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 9(4):2316-2323. 
  • Miao Y, H Wang, Y Shao, Z Tang, J Wang, and Y Lin. 2009. "Layer-By-Layer Assembled Hybrid Film of Carbon Nanotubes/Iron Oxide Nanocrystals for Reagentless Electrochemical Detection of H2O2." Sensors and Actuators. B, Chemical 138(1):182-188. 
  • Shao Y, J Wang, R Kou, MH Engelhard, J Liu, Y Wang, and Y Lin. 2009. "The Corrosion of PEM Fuel Cell Catalyst Supports and Its Implications for Developing Durable Catalysts." Electrochimica Acta 54:3109-3114. 
  • Shao Y, R Kou, J Wang, CM Wang, VV Vishwanathan, J Liu, Y Wang, and Y Lin. 2009. "The durability dependence of Pt/CNT electrocatalysts on the nanostructures of carbon nanotubes: hollow- and bamboo-CNTs." Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 9(10):5811-5815. 
  • Zhang S, Y Shao, G Yin, and Y Lin. 2009. "Stabilization of Platinum Nanoparticle Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Reduction Using Poly(diallyldimethylammonium chloride)." Journal of Materials Chemistry 19(42):7995 - 8001.  doi:10.1039/b912104h

2008

  • Shao Y, J Liu, Y Wang, and Y Lin. 2008. "Novel Catalyst Support Materials for PEM Fuel Cells: Current Status and Future Prospects." Journal of Materials Chemistry 19(1):46-59.  doi:10.1039/b808370c
  • Shao Y, R Kou, J Wang, VV Viswanathan, JH Kwak, J Liu, Y Wang, and Y Lin. 2008. "The influence of the electrochemical stressing (potential step and potential-static holding) on the degradation of polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell electrocatalysts." Journal of Power Sources 185(1):280-286.  doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2008.07.008
  • Shao Y, R Kou, J Wang, JH Kwak, VV Viswanathan, Y Wang, J Liu, and Y Lin. 2008. "Fast test for the durability of PEM fuel cell catalysts." In Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells 8. ECS Transactions, vol. 16, no. 2, ed. T. Fuller, et al, pp. 361-366.  The Electrochemical Society, Pennington, NJ.  doi:10.1149/1.2981870

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