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Wang Z; Xu J; Yang J; Xue Y; Dai L, 2022, 'Ultraviolet/ozone treatment for boosting OER activity of MOF nanoneedle arrays', Chemical Engineering Journal, vol. 427, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2021.131498

Qi L; Pan T; Ou L; Ye Z; Yu C; Bao B; Wu Z; Cao D; Dai L, 2021, 'Biocompatible nucleus-targeted graphene quantum dots for selective killing of cancer cells via DNA damage', Communications Biology, vol. 4, pp. 214, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s42003-021-01713-1

Hu C; Paul R; Dai Q; Dai L, 2021, 'Carbon-based metal-free electrocatalysts: from oxygen reduction to multifunctional electrocatalysis.', Chem Soc Rev, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d1cs00219h

Zhao S; Zhang D; Jiang S; Cui Y; Li H; Dong J; Xie Z; Wang DW; Amal R; Xia Z; Dai L, 2021, 'Carbon-supported layered double hydroxide nanodots for efficient oxygen evolution: Active site identification and activity enhancement', Nano Research, vol. 14, pp. 3329 - 3336, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12274-021-3358-3

Zhou Y; Cheng X; Tynan B; Sha Z; Huang F; Islam MS; Zhang J; Rider AN; Dai L; Chu D; Wang D; Han Z; Wang CH, 2021, 'High-Performance Hierarchical MnO2/CNT Electrode for Multifunctional Supercapacitors', Carbon, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.carbon.2021.08.051

Ye F; Gong LL; Long Y; Talapaneni SN; Zhang L; Xiao Y; Liu D; Hu C; Dai L, 2021, 'Topological Defect-Rich Carbon as a Metal-Free Cathode Catalyst for High-Performance Li-CO2 Batteries', Advanced Energy Materials, vol. 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/aenm.202101390

Leverett J; Daiyan R; Gong L; Iputera K; Tong Z; Qu J; Ma Z; Zhang Q; Cheong S; Cairney J; Liu RS; Lu X; Xia Z; Dai L; Amal R, 2021, 'Designing Undercoordinated Ni-Nxand Fe-Nxon Holey Graphene for Electrochemical CO2Conversion to Syngas', ACS Nano, vol. 15, pp. 12006 - 12018, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsnano.1c03293

Wang K; Dai Q; Hu C; Tong Y; Wang Y; Song S; Dai L, 2021, 'Earth-abundant metal-free carbon-based electrocatalysts for Zn-air batteries to power electrochemical generation of H2O2 for in-situ wastewater treatment', Chemical Engineering Journal, vol. 416, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2020.128338

Han X; Li N; Kang YB; Dou Q; Xiong P; Liu Q; Lee JY; Dai L; Park HS, 2021, 'Unveiling Trifunctional Active Sites of a Heteronanosheet Electrocatalyst for Integrated Cascade Battery/Electrolyzer Systems', ACS Energy Letters, vol. 6, pp. 2460 - 2468, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsenergylett.1c00936

Wang C; Tian Y; Gu Y; Xue KH; Sun H; Miao X; Dai L, 2021, 'Plasma-induced moieties impart super-efficient activity to hydrogen evolution electrocatalysts', Nano Energy, vol. 85, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nanoen.2021.106030

Pugno NM; Provis JL; Dai L; Pegoretti A; Cannillo V; Li W, 2021, 'Editorial: Covid-19: Materials Science and Engineering Challenges', Frontiers in Materials, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmats.2021.708684

Wang X; Sang X; Dong C; Yao S; Shuai L; Lu J; Yang B; Li Z; Lei L; Qiu M; Dai L; Hou Y, 2021, 'Proton Capture Strategy for Enhancing Electrochemical CO 2 Reduction on Atomically Dispersed Metal–Nitrogen Active Sites**', Angewandte Chemie, vol. 133, pp. 12066 - 12072, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ange.202100011

Wang X; Sang X; Dong CL; Yao S; Shuai L; Lu J; Yang B; Li Z; Lei L; Qiu M; Dai L; Hou Y, 2021, 'Proton Capture Strategy for Enhancing Electrochemical CO2 Reduction on Atomically Dispersed Metal–Nitrogen Active Sites**', Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, vol. 60, pp. 11959 - 11965, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/anie.202100011

Liu X; Li Y; Sun X; Tang W; Deng G; Liu Y; Song Z; Yu Y; Yu R; Dai L; Shui J, 2021, 'Off/on switchable smart electromagnetic interference shielding aerogel', Matter, vol. 4, pp. 1735 - 1747, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.matt.2021.02.022

Wang G; Chen J; Ding Y; Cai P; Yi L; Li Y; Tu C; Hou Y; Wen Z; Dai L, 2021, 'Electrocatalysis for CO2conversion: From fundamentals to value-added products', Chemical Society Reviews, vol. 50, pp. 4993 - 5061, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d0cs00071j

Li Y; Li J; Huang J; Chen J; Kong Y; Yang B; Li Z; Lei L; Chai G; Wen Z; Dai L; Hou Y, 2021, 'Boosting Electroreduction Kinetics of Nitrogen to Ammonia via Tuning Electron Distribution of Single-Atomic Iron Sites', Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, vol. 60, pp. 9078 - 9085, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/anie.202100526

Li Y; Li J; Huang J; Chen J; Kong Y; Yang B; Li Z; Lei L; Chai G; Wen Z; Dai L; Hou Y, 2021, 'Boosting Electroreduction Kinetics of Nitrogen to Ammonia via Tuning Electron Distribution of Single‐Atomic Iron Sites', Angewandte Chemie, vol. 133, pp. 9160 - 9167, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ange.202100526

Kim J; Seong A; Yang Y; Joo S; Kim C; Jeon DH; Dai L; Kim G, 2021, 'Indirect surpassing CO2 utilization in membrane-free CO2 battery', Nano Energy, vol. 82, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nanoen.2020.105741

Zhou Y; Qi H; Yang J; Bo Z; Huang F; Islam MS; Lu X; Dai L; Amal R; Wang CH; Han Z, 2021, 'Two-birds-one-stone: Multifunctional supercapacitors beyond traditional energy storage', Energy and Environmental Science, vol. 14, pp. 1854 - 1896, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d0ee03167d

Wang X; Ding S; Yue T; Zhu Y; Fang M; Li X; Xiao G; Dai L, 2021, 'Universal domino reaction strategy for mass production of single-atom metal-nitrogen catalysts for boosting CO2 electroreduction', Nano Energy, vol. 82, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nanoen.2020.105689

Kang YB; Han X; Kim S; Yuan H; Ling N; Ham HC; Dai L; Park HS, 2021, 'Structural Engineering of Ultrathin ReS2on Hierarchically Architectured Graphene for Enhanced Oxygen Reduction', ACS Nano, vol. 15, pp. 5560 - 5566, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsnano.1c00420

Hu C; Dai Q; Dai L, 2021, 'Multifunctional carbon-based metal-free catalysts for advanced energy conversion and storage', Cell Reports Physical Science, vol. 2, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.xcrp.2021.100328

Zhou Y; Cheng X; Huang F; Sha Z; Han Z; Chen J; Yang W; Yu Y; Zhang J; Peng S; Wu S; Rider A; Dai L; Wang CH, 2021, 'Hierarchically structured electrodes for moldable supercapacitors by synergistically hybridizing vertical graphene nanosheets and MnO2', Carbon, vol. 172, pp. 272 - 282, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.carbon.2020.10.025

Yu D; Liu D; Shi L; Qiu J; Dai L, 2021, 'High-performance metal-iodine batteries enabled by a bifunctional dendrite-free Li-Na alloy anode', Journal of Materials Chemistry A, vol. 9, pp. 538 - 545, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d0ta08072a

Wang B; Liu B; Dai L, 2021, 'Non-N-Doped Carbons as Metal-Free Electrocatalysts', Advanced Sustainable Systems, vol. 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adsu.202000134

Xu X; Yu L; Meng H; Dai L; Yan H; Li R; Peng Q, 2021, 'Polymer Solar Cells with 18.74% Efficiency: From Bulk Heterojunction to Interdigitated Bulk Heterojunction', Advanced Functional Materials, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adfm.202108797

Xiang F; Cheng F; Sun Y; Yang X; Lu W; Amal R; Dai L, 2021, 'Recent advances in flexible batteries: From materials to applications', Nano Research, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12274-021-3820-2

Ye F; Gong L; Long Y; Talapaneni SN; Zhang L; Xiao Y; Liu D; Hu C; Dai L, 2021, 'Topological Defect‐Rich Carbon as a Metal‐Free Cathode Catalyst for High‐Performance Li‐CO 2 Batteries (Adv. Energy Mater. 30/2021)', Advanced Energy Materials, vol. 11, pp. 2170120 - 2170120, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/aenm.202170120

Cheng R; Colombo RNP; Zhang L; Nguyen DHT; Tilley R; Cordoba De Torresi SI; Dai L; Gooding JJ; Gonçales VR, 2020, 'Porous Graphene Oxide Films Prepared via the Breath-Figure Method: A Simple Strategy for Switching Access of Redox Species to an Electrode Surface', ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, vol. 12, pp. 55181 - 55188, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsami.0c16811

Li T; Hu T; Dai L; Li CM, 2020, 'Metal-free photo- And electro-catalysts for hydrogen evolution reaction', Journal of Materials Chemistry A, vol. 8, pp. 23674 - 23698, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d0ta08704a

Ke X; Wang Y; Dai L; Yuan C, 2020, 'Cell failures of all-solid-state lithium metal batteries with inorganic solid electrolytes: Lithium dendrites', Energy Storage Materials, vol. 33, pp. 309 - 328, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ensm.2020.07.024

Zhu X; Hu C; Amal R; Dai L; Lu X, 2020, 'Heteroatom-doped carbon catalysts for zinc-air batteries: Progress, mechanism, and opportunities', Energy and Environmental Science, vol. 13, pp. 4536 - 4563, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d0ee02800b

Zhai Q; Xiang F; Cheng F; Sun Y; Yang X; Lu W; Dai L, 2020, 'Recent advances in flexible/stretchable batteries and integrated devices', Energy Storage Materials, vol. 33, pp. 116 - 138, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ensm.2020.07.003

Daiyan R; Zhu X; Tong Z; Gong L; Razmjou A; Liu RS; Xia Z; Lu X; Dai L; Amal R, 2020, 'Transforming active sites in nickel–nitrogen–carbon catalysts for efficient electrochemical CO2 reduction to CO', Nano Energy, vol. 78, pp. 105213 - 105213, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nanoen.2020.105213

Cui Y; Tan X; Xiao K; Zhao S; Bedford NM; Liu Y; Wang Z; Wu KH; Pan J; Saputera WH; Cheong S; Tilley RD; Smith SC; Yun J; Dai L; Amal R; Wang DW, 2020, 'Tungsten Oxide/Carbide Surface Heterojunction Catalyst with High Hydrogen Evolution Activity', ACS Energy Letters, vol. 5, pp. 3560 - 3568, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsenergylett.0c01858

Yu D; Goh K; Wang H; Wei L; Jiang W; Zhang Q; Dai L; Chen Y, 2020, 'Author Correction: Scalable synthesis of hierarchically structured carbon nanotube–graphene fibres for capacitive energy storage (Nature Nanotechnology, (2014), 9, 7, (555-562), 10.1038/nnano.2014.93)', Nature Nanotechnology, vol. 15, pp. 811, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41565-020-0718-1

Liu Q; Wang Q; Wang J; Li Z; Liu J; Sun X; Li J; Lei Y; Dai L; Wang P, 2020, 'TpyCo2+-Based Coordination Polymers by Water-Induced Gelling Trigged Efficient Oxygen Evolution Reaction', Advanced Functional Materials, vol. 30, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adfm.202000593

Gao Y; Zhang L; Xia Z; Li CM; Dai L, 2020, 'Hole-punching for enhancing electrocatalytic activities of 2D graphene electrodes: Less is more', Journal of Chemical Physics, vol. 153, pp. 074701, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/5.0012709

Zhang C; Dai L, 2020, 'Targeted Defect Synthesis for Improved Electrocatalytic Performance', Chem, vol. 6, pp. 1849 - 1851, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chempr.2020.07.018

Bian Y; Wang H; Gao Z; Hu J; Liu D; Dai L, 2020, 'A facile approach to high-performance trifunctional electrocatalysts by substrate-enhanced electroless deposition of Pt/NiO/Ni on carbon nanotubes', Nanoscale, vol. 12, pp. 14615 - 14625, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d0nr03378b

Wang T; Sang X; Zheng W; Yang B; Yao S; Lei C; Li Z; He Q; Lu J; Lei L; Dai L; Hou Y, 2020, 'Gas Diffusion Strategy for Inserting Atomic Iron Sites into Graphitized Carbon Supports for Unusually High-Efficient CO2 Electroreduction and High-Performance Zn–CO2 Batteries', Advanced Materials, vol. 32, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adma.202002430

Chen Z; An X; Dai L; Xu Y, 2020, 'Holey graphene-based nanocomposites for efficient electrochemical energy storage', Nano Energy, vol. 73, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nanoen.2020.104762

Wang Z; Zhao Z; Baucom J; Wang D; Dai L; Chen JF, 2020, 'Nitrogen-Doped Graphene Foam as a Metal-Free Catalyst for Reduction Reactions under a High Gravity Field', Engineering, vol. 6, pp. 680 - 687, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eng.2019.12.018

Bian Y; Wang H; Hu J; Liu B; Liu D; Dai L, 2020, 'Nitrogen-rich holey graphene for efficient oxygen reduction reaction', Carbon, vol. 162, pp. 66 - 73, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.carbon.2020.01.110

Cui C; Gao Y; Li J; Yang C; Liu M; Jin H; Xia Z; Dai L; Lei Y; Wang J; Wang S, 2020, 'Origins of Boosted Charge Storage on Heteroatom-Doped Carbons', Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, vol. 59, pp. 7928 - 7933, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/anie.202000319

Cui C; Gao Y; Li J; Yang C; Liu M; Jin H; Xia Z; Dai L; Lei Y; Wang J; Wang S, 2020, 'Origins of Boosted Charge Storage on Heteroatom‐Doped Carbons', Angewandte Chemie, vol. 132, pp. 8002 - 8007, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ange.202000319

Song L; Hu C; Xiao Y; He J; Lin Y; Connell JW; Dai L, 2020, 'An ultra-long life, high-performance, flexible Li–CO2 battery based on multifunctional carbon electrocatalysts', Nano Energy, vol. 71, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nanoen.2020.104595

Zhu X; Zhang D; Chen CJ; Zhang Q; Liu RS; Xia Z; Dai L; Amal R; Lu X, 2020, 'Harnessing the interplay of Fe–Ni atom pairs embedded in nitrogen-doped carbon for bifunctional oxygen electrocatalysis', Nano Energy, vol. 71, pp. 104597 - 104597, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nanoen.2020.104597

Hu C; Gong L; Xiao Y; Yuan Y; Bedford NM; Xia Z; Ma L; Wu T; Lin Y; Connell JW; Shahbazian-Yassar R; Lu J; Amine K; Dai L, 2020, 'High-Performance, Long-Life, Rechargeable Li–CO2 Batteries based on a 3D Holey Graphene Cathode Implanted with Single Iron Atoms', Advanced Materials, vol. 32, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adma.201907436

Cheng Q; Hu C; Wang G; Zou Z; Yang H; Dai L, 2020, 'Carbon-Defect-Driven Electroless Deposition of Pt Atomic Clusters for Highly Efficient Hydrogen Evolution', Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 142, pp. 5594 - 5601, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jacs.9b11524


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