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  1. M Yue, S Azam, N Zhang, JR Dahn, C Yang*, Residual NMP and Its Impacts on Performance of Lithium-Ion Cells, Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 171, 050515.

  2. A Dutta, S Beniwal, A Van Der Est, W Song, S Yu, M Johnson, P Xiao, JR Dahn*, and C Yang*, Evolution of Spinel LiMn2O4 Single Crystal Morphology Induced by the Li2MnO3 Phase during Sintering, ACS Energy Letter, 9, 888−895.

  3. M Ball, M Cormier, E Zsoldos, I Haman, S Yu, N Zhang, N Phattharasupakun, MB Johnson, M Metzger, C Yang, JR Dahn*, Method—AMIDR: A Complete Pulse Method for Measuring Cathode Solid-State Diffusivity, Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 171, 020552.



  1. M Yue, C Aiken, J Deshmukh, M Garayt, M Johnson, JR Dahn, C Yang*, Improved Elevated Temperature Performance of LiFePO4/Graphite Cell by Blending NMC640 in Cathode, Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 170, 110532.

  2. M Garayt, M Johnson, L Laidlaw, MA McArthur, S Trussler, J Harlow, JR Dahn, C Yang*, A Guide to Making Highly Reproducible Li-Ion Single-Layer Pouch Cells for Academic Researchers, Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 170, 080516.

  3. S Yu, N Zhang, M Garayt, K Leslie, C Yang, JR Dahn*, All dry in one step (ADIOS to water) synthesis of W-coated Li1+x(Ni0·7Mn0.3)1-xO2, Journal of Power Sources, 581, 233432.

  4. M Garayt, N Zhang, S Yu, JJ Abraham, A Murphy, R Omessi, Z Ye, S Azam, M Johnson, C Yang, JR Dahn*, Single Crystal Li1+x[Ni0.6Mn0.4]1-xO2 Made by All-Dry Synthesis, Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 170, 060529.

  5. D Rathore, C Liang, E Zsoldos, M Ball, S Yu, C Yang, Q Wang*, JR Dahn*, Elucidating the Role of Excess Li in the Electrochemical Performance of Li1+x [Ni0. 5Mn0. 5]1−xO2 Layered Oxides, Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 170, 020520.

  6. C Yang, J Xia, C Cui, TP Pollard, J Vatamanu, A Faraone, JA Dura, M Tyagi, A Kattan, E Thimsen, J Xu, W Song, E Hu, X Ji, S Hou, X Zhang, MS Ding, S Hwang, D Su, Y Ren, X-Q Yang, H Wang, O Borodin*, Chunsheng Wang*, All-Temperature Zinc Batteries with High-Entropy Aqueous Electrolyte, Nature Sustainability, 6, 325–335.      News and Views

  7. N Zaker*, C Geng, D Rathore, I Hamam, N Chen, P Xiao, C Yang, JR Dahn, GA Botton*, Probing the Mysterious Behavior of Tungsten as a Dopant Inside Pristine Cobalt‐Free Nickel‐Rich Cathode Materials, Advanced Functional Materials, 2211178.

  8. J Xu, TP Pollard, C Yang (equally contributed), NK Dandu, S Tan, J Zhou, J Wang, X He, X Zhang, A-M Li, E Hu, X-Q Yang, O Borodin, C Wang*, Lithium Halide Cathodes for Li Metal Batteries, Joule, 7, 83 - 94.


  1. Q Li, C Yang, J Zhang, X Ji, J Xu, X He, L Chen, S Hou, J Uddin, D Addison, D Sun, C Wang*, F Wang, Controlling Intermolecular Interaction and Interphase Chemistry Enabled Sustainable Water-tolerance, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 61, e202214126.

  2. J Xia, Z Wang, ND Rodrig, B Nan, J Zhang, W Zhang, BL Lucht, C Yang*, C Wang*, Super-reversible CuF2 cathodes enabled by Cu2+ coordinated alginate, Advanced Materials, 34, 2205229.

  3. D Rathore, M Garayt, Y Liu, C Geng, M Johnson, JR Dahn*, C Yang*, Preventing Interdiffusion during Synthesis of Ni-rich Core-shell Cathode Materials, ACS Energy Letter, 7, 2189–2195.

  4. S Hou, L Chen, X Fan, X Fan, X Ji, B Wang, C Cui, J Chen, C Yang, W Wang, C Li, C Wang*, High-energy and low-cost membrane-free chlorine flow battery, Nature Communications, 13, 1281.

  5. J Xu, X Ji, J Zhang, C Yang, P Wang, S Liu, K Ludwig, F Chen, P Kofinas, C Wang*, Aqueous electrolyte design for super-stable 2.5 V LiMn2O4 || Li4Ti5O12 pouch cells, Nature Energy, 7, 186–193.


  1. I Hamam, O Roee, D Rathore, C Geng, R Cooke, K Plucknett, DP Bishop, N Zaker, GA Botton, C Yang, JR Dahn*, Correlating the mechanical strength of positive electrode material particles to their capacity retention, Cell Reports Physical Science, 3, 100714.

  2. C Geng, D Rathore, D Heino, N Zhang, I Hamam, N Zaker, GA Botton, R Omessi, N Phattharasupakun, T Bond, C Yang*, JR Dahn*, Mechanism of Action of the Tungsten Dopant in LiNiO2 Positive Electrode Materials, Advanced Energy Materials, 2103067.

  3. D Rathore, C Geng, N Zaker, I Hamam, Y Liu, P Xiao, G Botton, JR Dahn*, C Yang*, Tungsten Infused Grain Boundaries Enabling Universal Performance Enhancement of Co-Free Ni-Rich Cathode Materials, Journal of The Electrochemical Society 168, 120514.

  4. L Cao, D Li, T Pollard, T Deng, B Zhang, C Yang, L Chen, J Vatamanu, E Hu, MJ Hourwitz, L Ma, M Ding, Q Li, S Hou, K Gaskell, JT Fourkas, X-Q Yang, K Xu*, O Borodin*, C Wang*, Fluorinated interphase enables reversible aqueous zinc battery chemistries, Nature Nanotechnology 16, 902–910.


  1. A Cresce*, N Eidson, M Schroeder, L Ma, Y Howarth, C Yang, J Ho, R Dillon, M Ding, A Bassett, J Stanzione, R Tom, T Soundappan, C Wang, K Xu, Gel electrolyte for a 4V flexible aqueous lithium-ion battery, Journal of Power Sources 469, 228378

  2. L Chen, L Cao, X Ji, S Hou, Q Li, J Chen, C Yang, N Eidson, C Wang*, Enabling safe aqueous lithium ion open batteries by suppressing oxygen reduction reaction, Nature communications 11 (1), 1-8

  3. J Chen, X Fan, Q Li, H Yang, MR Khoshi, Y Xu, S Hwang, L Chen, X Ji, C Yang, H He, C Wang, E Garfunkel, D Su, O Borodin*, C Wang*, Electrolyte design for LiF-rich solid–electrolyte interfaces to enable high-performance microsized alloy anodes for batteries, Nature Energy 5 (5), 386-397

  4. C Cui, X Fan, X Zhou, J Chen, Q Wang, L Ma, C Yang, E Hu, XQ Yang, C Wang*, Structure and Interface Design Enable Stable Li-Rich Cathode, Journal of the American Chemical Society 142 (19), 8918-8927

  5. C Cui, C Yang*, N Eidson, J Chen, F Han, L Chen, C Luo, PF Wang, X Fan, C Wang*, A Highly Reversible, Dendrite‐Free Lithium Metal Anode Enabled by a Lithium‐Fluoride‐Enriched Interphase, Advanced Materials 32 (12), 1906427

  6. L Chen, J Zhang, Q Li, J Vatamanu, X Ji, TP Pollard, C Cui, S Hou, J Chen, C Yang, L Ma, MS Ding, M Garaga, S Greenbaum, H-S Lee, O Borodin, K Xu, C Wang*, A 63 m Superconcentrated Aqueous Electrolyte for High-Energy Li-Ion Batteries, ACS Energy Letters 5 (3), 968-974

  7. J Zhang, C Cui, PF Wang, Q Li, L Chen, F Han, T Jin, S Liu, H Choudhary, SR Raghavan, N Eidson, A von Cresce, L Ma, J Uddin, D Addison, C Yang*, C Wang*, “Water-in-salt” polymer electrolyte for Li-ion batteries, Energy & Environmental Science, 13, 2878-2887

  8. C Yang, X Wang, W Dong, IW Chen, Z Wang, J Xu, T Lin, H Gu, F Huang*,  Nitrogen-doped black titania for high performance supercapacitors, Science China Materials 63 (7), 1227-1234


  1. C Yang, J Chen, X Ji, TP Pollard, X Lü, CJ Sun, S Hou, Q Liu, C Liu, T Qing, Y Wang, O Borodin, Y Ren, K Xu, C Wang*, Aqueous Li-ion battery enabled by halogen conversion–intercalation chemistry in graphite, Nature 569 (7755), 245-250  Nature Chemistry  Science   Eurekalert   C&EN

  2. C Cui, X Ji, PF Wang, GL Xu, L Chen, J Chen, H Kim, Y Ren, F Chen, C Yang, X Fan, C Luo, K Amine, C Wang*, Integrating Multiredox Centers into One Framework for High-Performance Organic Li-Ion Battery Cathodes, ACS Energy Letters 5 (1), 224-231


  1. C Cui, J Xu, Y Zhang, Z Wei, M Mao, X Lian, S Wang, C Yang, X Fan, J Ma, C Wang*, Antimony nanorod encapsulated in cross-linked carbon for high-performance sodium ion battery anodes, Nano letters 19 (1), 538-544

  2. X Fan, L Chen, O Borodin, X Ji, J Chen, S Hou, T Deng, J Zheng, C Yang, S-C Liou, K Amine, K Xu, C Wang*, Non-flammable electrolyte enables Li-metal batteries with aggressive cathode chemistries, Nature nanotechnology 13 (8), 715-722

  3. Y Yao, F Jiang, C Yang, KK Fu, J Hayden, CF Lin, H Xie, M Jiao, C Yang, Y Wang, S He, F Xu, E Hitz, T Gao, J Dai, W Luo, G Rubloff, C Wang, L Hu*, Epitaxial welding of carbon nanotube networks for aqueous battery current collectors, ACS nano 12 (6), 5266-5273

  4. J Chen, X Fan, X Ji, T Gao, S Hou, X Zhou, L Wang, F Wang, C Yang, L Chen, C Wang*, Intercalation of Bi nanoparticles into graphite results in an ultra-fast and ultra-stable anode material for sodium-ion batteries, Energy & Environmental Science 11 (5), 1218-1225

  5. T Gao, X Ji, S Hou, X Fan, X Li, C Yang, F Han, F Wang, J Jiang, K Xu, C Wang*, Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Sulfur Cathode during Discharge in MgTFSI2–DME Electrolyte, Advanced Materials 30 (3), 1704313


  1. C Yang, X Ji, X Fan, T Gao, L Suo, F Wang, W Sun, J Chen, L Chen, F Han, L Miao, K Xu, K Gerasopoulos, C Wang*, Flexible aqueous Li‐ion battery with high energy and power densities, Advanced Materials 29 (44), 1701972  Video

  2. C Yang, J Chen, T Qing, X Fan, W Sun, A von Cresce, MS Ding, O Borodin, J Vatamanu, M A Schroeder, N Eidson, C Wang*, K Xu*, 4.0 V aqueous Li-ion batteries, Joule 1 (1), 122-132  BBC  Verge  Eurekalert

  3. C Yang, L Suo, O Borodin, F Wang, W Sun, T Gao, X Fan, S Hou, Z Ma, K Amine, K Xu, C Wang*, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 114 (24), 6197-6202

  4. L Suo, O Borodin, Y Wang, X Rong, W Sun, X Fan, S Xu, MA Schroeder, A V Cresce, F Wang, C Yang, Y-S Hu, K Xu, C Wang*, “Water‐in‐salt” electrolyte makes aqueous sodium‐ion battery safe, green, and long‐lasting, Advanced Energy Materials 7 (21), 1701189

  5. F Wang, X Fan, T Gao, W Sun, Z Ma, C Yang, F Han, K Xu, C Wang*, High-voltage aqueous magnesium ion batteries, ACS central science 3 (10), 1121-1128

  6. W Sun, L Suo, F Wang, N Eidson, C Yang, F Han, Z Ma, T Gao, M Zhu, C Wang*, Electrochemistry Communications 82, 71-74

  7. W Sun, F Wang, S Hou, C Yang, X Fan, Z Ma, T Gao, F Han, R Hu, M Zhu, T Gao, F Han, R Hu, M Zhu, C Wang*, Zn/MnO2 Battery Chemistry With H+ and Zn2+ Coinsertion, Journal of the American Chemical Society 139 (29), 9775-9778

  8. F Wang, L Suo, Y Liang, C Yang, F Han, T Gao, W Sun, C Wang*, Spinel LiNi0.5Mn1.5O4 Cathode for High‐Energy Aqueous Lithium‐Ion Batteries, Advanced Energy Materials 7 (8), 1600922

  9. H Tian, T Gao, X Li, X Wang, C Luo, X Fan, C Yang, L Suo, Z Ma, W Han, C Wang*, High power rechargeable magnesium/iodine battery chemistry, Nature communications 8 (1), 1-8


  1. X Zhang, C Yang, J Zhou*, M Huo*, Somatostatin Receptor-Mediated Tumor-Targeting Nanocarriers Based on Octreotide-PEG Conjugated Nanographene Oxide for Combined Chemo and Photothermal Therapy, Small 12 (26), 3578–3590

  2. L Suo, O Borodin, W Sun, X Fan, C Yang, F Wang, T Gao, Z Ma, M. Schroeder, A. Cresce, S. M Russell, M. Armand, A. Angell, K. Xu, C. Wang*, Advanced high‐voltage aqueous lithium‐ion battery enabled by “water‐in‐bisalt” electrolyte, Angewandte Chemie 128 (25), 7252-7257

  3. C Guo, C Yang, Y Xie, P Chen, M Qin, R Huang, F Huang*, Preparation of Sn-doped CuAlS2 films with an intermediate band and wide-spectrum solar response, RSC advances 6 (47), 40806-40810

  4. F Wang, Y Lin, L Suo, X Fan, T Gao, C Yang, F Han, Y Qi, K Xu, C Wang*, Stabilizing high voltage LiCoO2 cathode in aqueous electrolyte with interphase-forming additive, Energy & Environmental Science 9 (12), 3666-3673

  5. J Zhi, C Yang, T Lin, H Cui, Z Wang, H Zhang, F Huang*, Flexible all solid state supercapacitor with high energy density employing black titania nanoparticles as a conductive agent, Nanoscale 8 (7), 4054-4062


  1. T Lin, IW Chen, F Liu, C Yang, H Bi, F Xu, F Huang*, Nitrogen-doped mesoporous carbon of extraordinary capacitance for electrochemical energy storage, Science 350 (6267), 1508-1513

  2. H Cui, G Zhu, X Liu, F Liu, Y Xie, C Yang, T Lin, H Gu, F Huang*, Niobium Nitride Nb4N5 as a New High‐Performance Electrode Material for Supercapacitors, Advanced Science 2 (12), 1500126

  3. G Zhu, H Yin, C Yang, H Cui, Z Wang, J Xu, T Lin, F Huang*, Black titania for superior photocatalytic hydrogen production and photoelectrochemical water splitting, ChemCatChem 7 (17), 2614-2619

  4. H Cui, G Zhu, Y Xie, W Zhao, C Yang, T Lin, H Gu, F Huang*, Black nanostructured Nb2O5 with improved solar absorption and enhanced photoelectrochemical water splitting, Journal of Materials Chemistry A 3 (22), 11830-11837

Before 2015

  1. Y Xie, Y Liu, H Cui, W Zhao, C Yang, F Huang*, Facile solution-based fabrication of ZnIn2S4 nanocrystalline thin films and their photoelectrochemical properties, Journal of Power Sources 265, 62-66

  2. H Cui, W Zhao, C Yang, H Yin, T Lin, Y Shan, Y Xie, H Gu, F Huang*, Black TiO2 nanotube arrays for high-efficiency photoelectrochemical water-splitting, Journal of Materials Chemistry A 2 (23), 8612-8616

  3. T Lin, C Yang (equally contributed), Z Wang, H Yin, X Lü, F Huang*, J Lin, X Xie, M Jiang, Effective nonmetal incorporation in black titania with enhanced solar energy utilization, Energy & Environmental Science 7 (3), 967-972

  4. C Yang, Z Wang, T Lin, H Yin, X Lü, D Wan, T Xu, C Zheng, J Lin, F Huang*, X Xie, M Jiang, Core-shell nanostructured “black” rutile titania as excellent catalyst for hydrogen production enhanced by sulfur doping, Journal of the American Chemical Society 135 (47), 17831-17838

  5. Z Wang, C Yang (equally contributed), T Lin, H Yin, P Chen, D Wan, F Xu, F Huang*, J Lin, X Xie, M Jiang, H‐doped black titania with very high solar absorption and excellent photocatalysis enhanced by localized surface plasmon resonance, Advanced Functional Materials 23 (43), 5444-5450

  6. H Yin, T Lin, C Yang, Z Wang, G Zhu, T Xu, X Xie, F Huang*, M Jiang, Gray TiO2 nanowires synthesized by aluminum-mediated reduction and their excellent photocatalytic activity for water cleaning, Chem. Eur. J 19, 13313-6

  7. Z Wang, C Yang (equally contributed), T Lin, H Yin, P Chen, D Wan, F Xu, F Huang*, J Lin, X Xie, M Jiang, Visible-light Photocatalytic, Solar Thermal and Photoelectrochemical Properties of Aluminium-reduced Black Titania, Energy Environ. Sci. 6, 3007-3014   Chemistryviews

  8. P Chen, H Chen, M Qin, C Yang, W Zhao, Y Liu, W Zhang, F Huang*, Fe-substituted indium thiospinels: New intermediate band semiconductors with better absorption of solar energy, Journal of Applied Physics 113 (21), 213509

  9. P Chen, M Qin, H Chen, C Yang, Y Wang, F Huang*, Cr incorporation in CuGaS2 chalcopyrite: A new intermediate‐band photovoltaic material with wide‐spectrum solar absorption, physica status solidi (a) 210 (6), 1098-1102

  10. Y Liu, F Huang*, Y Xie, H Cui, W Zhao, C Yang, N Dai, Controllable Synthesis of Cu2In2ZnS5 Nano/Microcrystals and Hierarchical Films and Applications in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 117 (20), 10296-10301

  11. C Yang, M Qin, Y Wang, D Wan, F Huang*, J Lin, Observation of an intermediate band in Sn-doped chalcopyrites with wide-spectrum solar response, Scientific reports 3 (1), 1-7

  12. G Zhang, H Wu, G Li, Q Huang, C Yang, F Huang*, F Liao, J Lin, New high Tc multiferroics KBiFe2O5 with narrow band gap and promising photovoltaic effect, Scientific reports 3, 1265

  13. H Chen, C Yang, H Liu, G Zhang, D Wan, F Huang*, Thermoelectric properties of CuInTe2/graphene composites, CrystEngComm 15 (34), 6648-6651

  14. G Zhu, T Lin, X Lü, W Zhao, C Yang, Z Wang, H Yin, Z Liu, F Huang*, J Lin, Black brookite titania with high solar absorption and excellent photocatalytic performance, Journal of Materials Chemistry A 1 (34), 9650-9653

  15. Y Liu, Y Xie, H Cui, W Zhao, C Yang, Y Wang, F Huang*, N Dai, Preparation of monodispersed CuInS2 nanopompons and nanoflake films and application in dye-sensitized solar cells, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 15 (13), 4496-4499

  16. C Yang, H Bi, D Wan, F Huang*, X Xie, M Jiang, Direct PECVD growth of vertically erected graphene walls on dielectric substrates as excellent multifunctional electrodes, Journal of Materials Chemistry A 1 (3), 770-775

  17. MS Qin, CY Yang, YM Wang, LD Chen, FQ Huang*, Temperature dependence of microstructure and physical properties of CuInSe2 prepared by rapid synthesis reaction, Materials Research Bulletin 47 (11), 3908-3911

  18. D Wan, C Yang (equally contributed), T Lin, Y Tang, M Zhou, Y Zhong, F Huang, J Lin, Low-temperature aluminum reduction of graphene oxide, electrical properties, surface wettability, and energy storage applications, ACS nano 6 (10), 9068-9078

  19. C Yang, Y Wang, S Li, D Wan, F Huang*, CuSbSe2-assisted sintering of CuInSe2 at low temperature, Journal of Materials Science 47 (20), 7085-7089

  20. Y Wang, J Wu, Y Tang, X Lü, C Yang, M Qin, F Huang*, X Li, X Zhang*, Phase-controlled synthesis of cobalt sulfides for lithium ion batteries, ACS applied materials & interfaces 4 (8), 4246-4250

  21. M Qin, C Yang, Y Wang, Z Yang, P Chen, F Huang*, Synthesis, physical properties and electronic structure of Sr1-xLaxCu2Pn2 (Pn= P, As, Sb), Journal of Solid State Chemistry 187, 323-327

  22. C Yang, D Wan, Z Wang, F Huang*, Intrinsic ZnO films fabricated by DC sputtering from oxygen-deficient targets for Cu(In, Ga)Se2 solar cell application, Chinese Optics Letters 9 (10), 103102

  23. FQ Huang*, ML Liu, C Yang, Highly enhanced p-type electrical conduction in wide band gap Cu1-xAl1-xS2 polycrystals, Solar energy materials and solar cells 95 (10), 2924-2927

  24. C Yang, F Huang*, L Wu, K Xu, New stannite-like p-type thermoelectric material Cu3SbSe4, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 44 (29), 295404

  25. F Huang*, C Yang, D Wan, Advanced solar materials for thin-film photovoltaic cells, Frontiers of Physics 6 (2), 177-196

  26. C Yang, W Wang, Z Shan, F Huang*, Preparation and photocatalytic activity of high-efficiency visible-light-responsive photocatalyst SnSx/TiO2, Journal of Solid State Chemistry 182 (4), 807-812

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