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Leo Liu

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352

Selected Publications

2015

  • 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

2014

  • Liu TL, M Rakowski DuBois, DL DuBois, and RM Bullock. 2014. "Electrochemical Oxidation of H2 Catalyzed by Ruthenium Hydride Complexes Bearing P2N2 Ligands With Pendant Amines as Proton Relays." Energy and Environmental Science 7(11):3630-3639.  doi:10.1039/C4EE01262C
  • Liu TL, X Wang, C Hoffmann, DL DuBois, and RM Bullock. 2014. "Heterolytic Cleavage of Hydrogen by an Iron Hydrogenase Model: An Fe-H - - - H-N Dihydorgen Bond Characterized by Neutron Diffraction." Angewandte Chemie International Edition 53(21):5300-5304.  doi:10.1002/anie.201402090
  • Wei X, W Xu, M Vijayakumar, L Cosimbescu, TL Liu, VL Sprenkle, and W Wang. 2014. "TEMPO-based Catholyte for High Energy Density Nonaqueous Redox Flow Batteries." Advanced Materials 26(45):7649-7653.  doi: 10.1002/adma.201403746
  • 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
  • Darmon JM, S Raugei, TL Liu, EB Hulley, CJ Weiss, RM Bullock, and ML Helm. 2014. "Iron Complexes for the Electrocatalytic Oxidation of Hydrogen: Tuning Primary and Secondary Coordination Spheres." ACS Catalysis 4(4):1246-1260.  doi:10.1021/cs500290w
  • Fang M, ES Wiedner, WG Dougherty, WS Kassel, TL Liu, DL DuBois, and RM Bullock. 2014. "Cobalt Complexes Containing Pendant Amines in the Second Coordination Sphere as Electrocatalysts for H2 Production." Organometallics 33(20):5820-5833.  doi:10.1021/om5004607
  • 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

  • Liu TL, DL DuBois, and RM Bullock. 2013. "An iron complex with pendant amines as a molecular electrocatalyst for oxidation of hydrogen." Nature Chemistry 5(3):228-233.  doi:10.1038/NCHEM.1571
  • Franz JA, MJ O'Hagan, MH Ho, TL Liu, ML Helm, S Lense, DL DuBois, WJ Shaw, AM Appel, S Raugei, and RM Bullock. 2013. "Conformational Dynamics and Proton Relay Positioning in Nickel Catalysts for Hydrogen Production and Oxidation." Organometallics 32(23):7034-7042.  doi:10.1021/om400695w
  • 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
  • Yang JY, SE Smith, TL Liu, WG Dougherty, WA Hoffert, WS Kassel, M Rakowski DuBois, DL DuBois, and RM Bullock. 2013. "Two Pathways for Electrocatalytic Oxidation of Hydrogen by a Nickel Bis(diphosphine) Complex with Pendant Amines in the Second Coordination Sphere." Journal of the American Chemical Society 135(26):9700-9712.  doi:10.1021/ja400705a

2012

  • Liu TL, S Chen, MJ O'Hagan, M Rakowski DuBois, RM Bullock, and DL DuBois. 2012. "Synthesis, Characterization and Reactivity of Fe Complexes Containing Cyclic Diazadiphosphine Ligands: The Role of the Pendant Base in Heterolytic Cleavage of H2 ." Journal of the American Chemical Society 134(14):6257-6272.  doi:10.1021/ja211193j
  • van der Eide EF, TL Liu, DM Camaioni, ED Walter, and RM Bullock. 2012. "Facile Thermal W-W Bond Homolysis in the N-Heterocyclic Carbene-Containing Tungsten Dimer [CpW(CO)2(IMe)]2." Organometallics 31(5):1775-1789.  doi:10.1021/om201162g
  • van der Eide EF, P Yang, ED Walter, TL Liu, and RM Bullock. 2012. "Dinuclear Metalloradicals Featuring Unsupported Metal-Metal Bonds." Angewandte Chemie International Edition 51(33):8361-8364.  doi:10.1002/anie.201203531

2011

  • Tronic TA, M Rakowski DuBois, W Kaminsky, MK Coggins, TL Liu, and JM Mayer. 2011. "Directing Protons to the Dioxygen Ligand of a Ruthenium(II) Complex with Pendent Amines in the Second Coordination Sphere." Angewandte Chemie International Edition 50(46):10936-10939.  doi:10.1002/anie.201105266

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