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Prof Ying (Ian) Chen

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Position

Alfred Deakin Professor And Chair In Nanotechnology

Faculty

Instit for Frontier Materials

Department

Instit for Frontier Materials

Campus

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Contact

ian.chen@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 522 73243

Biography

Professor Chen is well-known and respected internationally for his work in nanomaterials and nanotechnology.  His invention of a ball-milling and annealing method for the mass production of nanotubes and nanowires has made a significant impact on the emerging nanotube industry.  The team he has put together is a world leader in nanomaterials production and commercialisation.  His current research is focused on  developing different synthetic methods (ball milling and annealing method, chemical/physical vapour deposition, and mechanical alloying) and new applications (energy storage in batteries, capacitors, solar cells and drug delivery) for a variety of nanomaterials including nanotubes (C and BN), nanosheets, nanowires, nanorods, nanoparticles, and nano thin films(graphene). Professor Chen is the Director of the Deakin node of the ARC Centre of Excellence in Functional Nanomaterials.

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Career highlights

2009-present: Chair in Nanotechnology, Institute for Technology Research and Innovation, Deakin University, Victoria
1993-2009: Associate Professor/Fellow, Research School of Physical Sciences and Engineering, the Australian National University, Canberra

Research interests

Professor Chen is the Node Head and Program leader of ARC Centre of Excellence for Functional Nanomaterials. His invention of the ball-milling and annealing method for the mass production of nanotubes and nanowires has made a significant impact on various applications. His current research interests include:

  • Nanomaterials synthesis using ball milling, high-temperature annealing, CVD and other methods
  • Structures and properties of nanotubes, nanosheets, nanowires, nanorods, nanoparticles and graphene
  • Boron nitride nanotubes for advanced composite, DUV light emission, and desalination applications
  • Energy storage in batteries, super-capacitors and solar cells
  • Bio and medical applications of nanomaterials

Affiliations

Chair in Nanotechnology
Institute for Frontier Materials
Deakin University, Waurn Ponds, Victoria 3216, Australia
Ph: 61 3 52273243; Fax: 61 3 52271103
E-mail: ian.chen@deakin.edu.au
http://www.deakin.edu.au/itri/coe-crc/arccfn.php

Knowledge areas

• Nanomaterials synthesis using ball milling, CVD, and PVD methods
• Structures and properties of nanotubes, nanowires, nanorods, nanoparticles and graphene
• Boron nitride nanotubes and nanosheets for advanced composite, DUV light emission, and desalination application
• Energy storage in batteries, super-capacitors and solar cells
• Bio and medical applications of nanomaterials

Research groups

http://www.deakin.edu.au/itri/coe-crc/arccfn.php

Projects

  • Nanomaterials for high-performance batteries and supercapacitors
  • Nanotubes and nanosheets from synthesis and applications
  • Advanced composite materials 
  • Solid-state chemistry and phase transformations
  • Two-dimensional nanomaterials 

Publications

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2017

Interfacial reactions between titanium and boron nitride nanotubes

M Bhuiyan, L Li, J Wang, P Hodgson, Y Chen

(2017), Vol. 127, pp. 108-112, Scripta materialia, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Synthesis of porous polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) microspheres and their application in lithium sulfur batteries

T Tao, Y Deng, Z Liang, B Liang, Y Yao, P Li, S Lu, Y Chen

(2017), Vol. 188, pp. 180-183, Materials letters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Hierarchical porous yolk-shell carbon nanosphere for high-performance lithium-sulfur batteries

T Yang, Y Zhong, J Liang, M Rahman, W Lei, Y Chen, M Monteiro, Z Shao, J Liu

(2017), Vol. 34, pp. 1-7, Particle and particle systems characterization, London, Eng., C1

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Porous boron carbon nitride nanosheets as efficient metal-free catalysts for the oxygen reduction reaction in both alkaline and acidic solutions

J Wang, J Hao, D Liu, S Qin, D Portehault, Y Li, Y Chen, W Lei

(2017), Vol. 2, pp. 306-312, ACS energy letters, Washington, D.C., C1

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Raman signature and phonon dispersion of atomically thin boron nitride

Q Cai, D Scullion, A Falin, K Watanabe, T Taniguchi, Y Chen, E Santos, L Li

(2017), Vol. 9, pp. 3059-3067, Nanoscale, Cambridge, Eng., C1

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Porous BN/TiO? hybrid nanosheets as highly efficient visible-light-driven photocatalysts

D Liu, M Zhang, W Xie, L Sun, Y Chen, W Lei

(2017), Vol. 207, pp. 72-78, Applied catalysis B: environmental, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Molecule-level g-C3N4 coordinated transition metals as a new class of electrocatalysts for oxygen electrode reactions

Y Zheng, Y Jiao, Y Zhu, Q Cai, A Vasileff, L Li, Y Han, Y Chen, S-Z Qiao

(2017), Vol. 139, pp. 3336-3339, Journal of the American Chemical Society, Washington D.C., C1

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Two-dimensional metal oxide nanoflower-like architectures: a general growth method and their applications in energy storage and as model materials for nanofabrication

T Tao, Y Chen, Y Chen, D Fox, H Zhang, M Zhou, M Raveggi, A Barlow, A Glushenkov

(2017), Vol. 82, pp. 295-302, ChemPlusChem, Chichester, Eng., C1

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K-ion and Na-ion storage performances of Co3O4-Fe2O3 nanoparticle-decorated super P carbon black prepared by a ball milling process

I Sultana, M Rahman, S Mateti, V Ghanooni Ahmadabadi, A Glushenkov, Y Chen

(2017), Vol. 9, pp. 3646-3654, Nanoscale, London, Eng., C1

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High-performance lithium ion batteries using SiO2-coated LiNi0.5Co0.2Mn0.3O2 microspheres as cathodes

C Chen, T Tao, W Qi, H Zeng, Y Wu, B Liang, Y Yao, S Lu, Y Chen

(2017), Vol. 709, pp. 708-716, Journal of alloys and compounds, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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High and stable ionic conductivity in 2D nanofluidic ion channels between boron nitride layers

S Qin, D Liu, G Wang, D Portehault, C Garvey, Y Gogotsi, W Lei, Y Chen

(2017), Vol. 139, pp. 6314-6320, Journal of the American Chemical Society, Washington, D.C., C1

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Dumbbell-shaped bi-component mesoporous Janus solid nanoparticles for biphasic interface catalysis

T Yang, L Wei, L Jing, J Liang, X Zhang, M Tang, M Monteiro, Y Chen, Y Wang, S Gu, D Zhao, H Yang, J Liu, G Lu

(2017), Vol. 56, pp. 8459-8463, Angewandte chemie international edition, London, Eng., C1

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Highly efficient oxygen evolution from CoS2/CNT nanocomposites via a one-step electrochemical deposition and dissolution method

J Yang, Z Yang, L Li, Q Cai, H Nie, M Ge, X Chen, Y Chen, S Huang

(2017), Vol. 9, pp. 6886-6894, Nanoscale, Cambridge, Eng., C1

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Programmable graphene doping via electron beam irradiation

Y Zhou, J Jadwiszczak, D Keane, Y Chen, D Yu, H Zhang

(2017), Vol. 9, pp. 8657-8664, Nanoscale, Cambridge, Eng., C1

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Biocompatibility of boron nitride nanosheets

S Mateti, C Wong, Z Liu, W Yang, Y Li, L Li, Y Chen

(2017), pp. 1-9, Nano research, Beijing, China, C1

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Mechanical properties of atomically thin boron nitride and the role of interlayer interactions

A Falin, Q Cai, E Santos, D Scullion, D Qian, R Zhang, Z Yang, S Huang, K Watanabe, T Taniguchi, M Barnett, Y Chen, R Ruoff, L Li

(2017), Vol. 8, pp. 1-9, Nature communications, London, Eng., C1

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2016

Superior adsorption of pharmaceutical molecules by highly porous BN

D Liu, W Lei, S Qin, K Klika, Y Chen

(2016), Vol. 18, pp. 84-88, Physical chemistry chemical physics, Cambridge, Eng., C1

journal

Identification and topographical characterisation of microbial nanowires in Nostoc punctiforme

S Sure, A Torriero, A Gaur, L Li, Y Chen, C Tripathi, A Adholeya, M Ackland, M Kochar

(2016), Vol. 109, pp. 475-480, Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek, Cham, Switzerland, C1

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Subnanometer molybdenum sulfide on carbon nanotubes as a highly active and stable electrocatalyst for hydrogen evolution reaction

P Li, Z Yang, J Shen, H Nie, Q Cai, L Li, M Ge, C Gu, X Chen, K Yang, L Zhang, Y Chen, S Huang

(2016), Vol. 8, pp. 3543-3550, ACS applied materials and interfaces, Washington, D.C., C1

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Advanced N-doped mesoporous molybdenum disulfide nanosheets and the enhanced lithium-ion storage performance

S Qin, W Lei, D Liu, Y Chen

(2016), Vol. 4, pp. 1440-1445, Journal of materials chemistry a, Cambridge, Eng., C1

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Quantitative secondary electron imaging for work function extraction at atomic level and layer identification of graphene

Y Zhou, D Fox, P Maguire, R O'Connell, R Masters, C Rodenburg, H Wu, M Dapor, Y Chen, H Zhang

(2016), Vol. 6, pp. 1-8, Scientific reports, London, Eng., C1

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Boron nitride nanosheets improve sensitivity and reusability of surface-enhanced raman spectroscopy

Q Cai, S Mateti, W Yang, R Jones, K Watanabe, T Taniguchi, S Huang, Y Chen, L Li

(2016), Vol. 55, pp. 8405-8409, Angewandte chemie international edition, Chichester, Eng., C1

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Atomically thin boron nitride: unique properties and applications

L Li, Y Chen

(2016), Vol. 26, pp. 2594-2608, Advanced functional materials, Londond, Eng., C1

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Lithium-ion capacitors with 2D Nb2CTx (MXene) - carbon nanotube electrodes

A Byeon, A Glushenkov, B Anasori, P Urbankowski, J Li, B Byles, B Blake, K Van Aken, S Kota, E Pomerantseva, J Lee, Y Chen, Y Gogotsi

(2016), Vol. 326, pp. 686-694, Journal of power sources, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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In situ prepared V2O5/graphene hybrid as a superior cathode material for lithium-ion batteries

S Mateti, M Rahman, L Li, Q Cai, Y Chen

(2016), Vol. 6, pp. 35287-35294, RSC advances, Cambridge, Eng., C1

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Boron nitride nanosheet-veiled gold nanoparticles for surface-enhanced raman scattering

Q Cai, S Mateti, K Watanabe, T Taniguchi, S Huang, Y Chen, L Li

(2016), Vol. 8, pp. 15630-15636, ACS applied materials and interfaces, Washington, D.C., C1

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Tin-based composite anodes for potassium-ion batteries

I Sultana, T Ramireddy, M Rahman, Y Chen, A Glushenkov

(2016), Vol. 52, pp. 9279-9282, Chemical communications, Cambridge, Eng., C1

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Inside back cover: boron nitride nanosheets improve sensitivity and reusability of surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 29/2016)

Q Cai, S Mateti, W Yang, R Jones, K Watanabe, T Taniguchi, S Huang, Y Chen, L Li

(2016), Vol. 55, pp. 8457-8457, Angewandte chemie: international edition, London, Eng., J2

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Boron nitride nanotube films: preparation, properties, and implications for biology applications

L Li, Y Chen

(2016), pp. 165-181, Boron nitride nanotubes in nanomedicine : a volume in micro and nano technologies, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, B1

chapter

Molecule-induced conformational change in boron nitride nanosheets with enhanced surface adsorption

Q Cai, A Du, G Gao, S Mateti, B Cowie, D Qian, S Zhang, Y Lu, L Fu, T Taniguchi, S Huang, Y Chen, R Ruoff, L Li

(2016), Vol. 26, pp. 8202-8210, Advanced functional materials, Weinheim, Germany, C1

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Anomalous enhancement of mechanical properties in the ammonia adsorbed defective graphene

F Ma, Y Jiao, Y Gu, A Bilic, Y Chen, Z Chen, A Du

(2016), Vol. 6, pp. 1-6, Scientific reports, London, Eng., C1

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Gas protection of two-dimensional nanomaterials from high-energy impacts

T Xing, S Mateti, L Li, F Ma, A Du, Y Gogotsi, Y Chen

(2016), Vol. 6, pp. 1-9, Scientific reports, London, Eng., C1

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A lightweight multifunctional interlayer of sulfur-nitrogen dual-doped graphene for ultrafast, long-life lithium-sulfur batteries

L Wang, Z Yang, H Nie, C Gu, W Hua, X Xu, X Chen, Y Chen, S Huang

(2016), Vol. 4, pp. 15343-15352, Journal of materials chemistry a, London, Eng., C1

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Size and composition effects in Sb-carbon nanocomposites for sodium-ion batteries

T Ramireddy, N Sharma, T Xing, Y Chen, J Leforestier, A Glushenkov

(2016), Vol. 8, pp. 30152-30164, ACS applied materials and interfaces, Washington, D.C., C1

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Efficient photocatalytic reduction of aqueous Cr(VI) over porous BNNSs/TiO2 nanocomposites under visible light irradiation

D Liu, M Zhang, W Xie, L Sun, Y Chen, W Lei

(2016), Vol. 6, pp. 8309-8313, Catalysis science & technology, Cambridge, Eng., C1

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Lithium germanate (Li2GeO3): a high-performance anode material for lithium-ion batteries

M Rahman, I Sultana, T Yang, Z Chen, N Sharma, A Glushenkov, Y Chen

(2016), Vol. 55, pp. 16059-16063, Angewandte chemie - international edition, Weinheim, Germany, C1

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High electrocatalytic hydrogen evolution activity of an anomalous ruthenium catalyst

Y Zheng, Y Jiao, Y Zhu, L Li, Y Han, Y Chen, M Jaroniec, S-Z Qiao

(2016), Vol. 138, pp. 16174-16181, Journal of the American chemical society, Washington, D.C., C1

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2015

Dielectric screening in atomically thin boron nitride nanosheets.

L Li, E Santos, T Xing, E Cappelluti, R Roldán, Y Chen, K Watanabe, T Taniguchi

(2015), Vol. 15, pp. 218-223, Nano Letters: a journal dedicated to nanoscience and nanotechnology, United States, C1

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High N-content holey few-layered graphene electrocatalysts: Scalable solvent-less production

D Liu, W Lei, D Portehault, S Qin, Y Chen

(2015), Vol. 3, pp. 1682-1687, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, C1

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Lithium storage in disordered graphitic materials: a semi-quantitative study of the relationship between structure disordering and capacity.

T Xing, T Ramireddy, L Li, D Gunzelmann, H Zeng, W Qi, S Zhou, Y Chen

(2015), Vol. 17, pp. 5084-5089, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, England, C1

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Scalable production of wrinkled and few-layered graphene sheets and their use for oil and organic solvent absorption

D Liu, W Lei, Y Chen

(2015), Vol. 17, pp. 6913-6918, Physical chemistry chemical physics, London, Eng., C1

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Enhanced lithium storage in ZnFe2O4-C nanocomposite produced by a low-energy ball milling

R Thankachan, M Rahman, I Sultana, A Glushenkov, S Thomas, N Kalarikkal, Y Chen

(2015), Vol. 282, pp. 462-470, Journal of power sources, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Superhydrophobic and Superoleophilic Porous Boron Nitride Nanosheet/Polyvinylidene Fluoride Composite Material for Oil-Polluted Water Cleanup

Y Yu, H Chen, Y Liu, V Craig, C Wang, L Li, Y Chen

(2015), Vol. 2, Advanced Materials Interfaces, C1

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Boron nitride nanosheets as improved and reusable substrates for gold nanoparticles enabled surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy.

Q Cai, L Li, Y Yu, Y Liu, S Huang, Y Chen, K Watanabe, T Taniguchi

(2015), Vol. 17, pp. 7761-7766, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, England, C1

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Phosphorus-carbon nanocomposite anodes for lithium-ion and sodium-ion batteries

T Ramireddy, T Xing, M Rahman, Y Chen, Q Dutercq, D Gunzelmann, A Glushenkov

(2015), Vol. 3, pp. 5572-5584, Journal of materials chemistry A, Cambridge, Eng., C1

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Titanium dioxide nanotube films for electrochemical supercapacitors: Biocompatibility and operation in an electrolyte based on a physiological fluid

M Zhou, A Glushenkov, O Kartachova, Y Li, Y Chen

(2015), Vol. 162, pp. A5065-A5069, Journal of the electrochemical society, New York, N.Y, C1

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Highly crumpled boron nitride nanosheets as adsorbents: scalable solvent-less production

W Lei, D Liu, Y Chen

(2015), Vol. 2, pp. 1-6, Advanced materials interfaces, London, Eng., C1

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Growth of single-walled carbon nanotubes from well-defined POSS nanoclusters structure

Y Liu, Y Hu, Q Cai, X Xu, Y Chen, S Huang

(2015), Vol. 10, pp. 1-7, Nano, Singapore, C1

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Nanopatterning and electrical tuning of MoS2 layers with a subnanometer helium ion beam

D Fox, Y Zhou, P Maguire, A O'Neill, C Ó'Coileáin, R Gatensby, A Glushenkov, T Tao, G Duesberg, I Shvets, M Abid, M Abid, H Wu, Y Chen, J Coleman, J Donegan, H Zhang

(2015), Vol. 15, pp. 5307-5313, Nano letters, Washington, D. C., C1

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Ex situ electrochemical sodiation/desodiation observation of Co?O? anchored carbon nanotubes: a high performance sodium-ion battery anode produced by pulsed plasma in a liquid

M Rahman, I Sultana, Z Chen, M Srikanth, L Li, X Dai, Y Chen

(2015), Vol. 7, pp. 13088-13095, Nanoscale, Cambridge, Eng., C1

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Plasma functionalization of nanotubes

Z Chen, L Li, X Dai, Y Chen, X Wang

(2015), pp. 465-492, Nanotubes and Nanosheets: functionalization and applications of boron nitride and other nanomaterials, Boca Raton, Fla., B1

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Multifunctional polymer/porous boron nitride nanosheet membranes for superior trapping emulsified oils and organic molecules

D Liu, L He, W Lei, K Klika, L Kong, Y Chen

(2015), Vol. 2, pp. 1-6, Advanced materials interfaces, London, Eng., C1

journal

Inquisition of Microcystis aeruginosa and Synechocystis nanowires: characterization and modelling

S Sure, A Torriero, A Gaur, L Li, Y Chen, C Tripathi, A Adholeya, M Ackland, M Kochar

(2015), Vol. 108, pp. 1213-1225, Antonie van Leeuwenhoek: international journal of general and molecular microbiology, New York, N.Y., C1

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Synthesis of an indium oxide nanoparticle embedded graphene three-dimensional architecture for enhanced lithium-ion storage

S Qin, D Liu, W Lei, Y Chen

(2015), Vol. 3, pp. 18238-18243, Journal of materials chemistry a, Cambridge, Eng., C1

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Self-assembled V2O5 interconnected microspheres produced in a fish-water electrolyte medium as a high-performance lithium-ion-battery cathode

M Rahman, A Sadek, I Sultana, M Srikanth, X Dai, M Field, D McCulloch, S Ponraj, Y Chen

(2015), Vol. 8, pp. 3591-3603, Nano research, New York, N.Y., C1

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Single layer lead iodide : computational exploration of structural, electronic and optical properties, strain induced band modulation and the role of spin-orbital-coupling

M Zhou, W Duan, Y Chen, A Du

(2015), Vol. 7, pp. 15168-15174, Nanoscale, Cambridge, Eng., C1

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Understanding structure-function relationship in hybrid Co3O4-Fe2O3/C lithium-ion battery electrodes

I Sultana, M Rahman, T Ramireddy, N Sharma, D Poddar, A Khalid, H Zhang, Y Chen, A Glushenkov

(2015), Vol. 7, pp. 20736-20744, ACS applied materials and interfaces, Washington, DC., C1

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Hydrangea-like multi-scale carbon hollow submicron spheres with hierarchical pores for high performance supercapacitor electrodes

D Guo, X Chen, Z Fang, Y He, C Zheng, Z Yang, K Yang, Y Chen, S Huang

(2015), Vol. 176, pp. 207-214, Electrochimica acta, Oxford, Eng., C1

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Boron nitride colloidal solutions, ultralight aerogels and freestanding membranes through one-step exfoliation and functionalization

W Lei, V Mochalin, D Liu, S Qin, Y Gogotsi, Y Chen

(2015), Vol. 6, pp. 1-8, Nature communications, London, Eng., C1

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2014

Non-covalent surface modification of boron nitride nanotubes for enhanced catalysis

R Li, J Liu, L Li, H Wang, Z Weng, S Lam, A Du, Y Chen, C Barrow, W Yang

(2014), Vol. 50, pp. 225-227, Chemical communications, Cambridge, England, C1

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Stable anode performance of an Sb-carbon nanocomposite in lithium-ion batteries and the effect of ball milling mode in the course of its preparation

T Ramireddy, M Rahman, T Xing, Y Chen, A Glushenkov

(2014), Vol. 2, pp. 4282-4291, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, London, England, C1

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Electrochemical investigation of sodium reactivity with nanostructured Co3O4 for sodium-ion batteries

M Rahman, A Glushenkov, T Ramireddy, Y Chen

(2014), Vol. 50, pp. 5057-5060, Chemical communications, London, England, C1

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Mechanical property and structure of covalent functionalised graphene / epoxy nanocomposites

M Naebe, J Wang, A Amini, H Khayyam, N Hameed, L Li, Y Chen, B Fox

(2014), Vol. 4, pp. 1-7, Scientific reports, London, England, C1

journal

Fabrication of boron nitride nanotube-gold nanoparticle hybrids using pulsed plasma in liquid

S Ponraj, Z Chen, L Li, J Shankaranarayanan, G Rajmohan, J du Plessis, A Sinclair, Y Chen, X Wang, J Kanwar, X Dai

(2014), Vol. 30, pp. 10712-10720, Langmuir, Washington, DC, C1

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Preparation of composite electrodes with carbon nanotubes for lithium-ion batteries by low-energy ball milling

T Tao, M Rahman, T Ramireddy, J Sunarso, Y Chen, A Glushenkov

(2014), Vol. 4, pp. 36649-36655, RSC Advances, Cambridge, England, C1

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Sulfur-impregnated, sandwich-type, hybrid carbon nanosheets with hierarchical porous structure for high-performance lithium-sulfur batteries

X Chen, Z Xiao, X Ning, Z Liu, Z Yang, C Zou, S Wang, X Chen, Y Chen, S Huang

(2014), Vol. 4, pp. 1-8, Advanced energy materials, Weinheim, Germany, C1

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Temperature-dependent Raman spectra of bamboo-like boron nitride nanotubes

J Lu, Q Ren, L Sun, J Yu, Y Chen, X Shen, Z Chen

(2014), Vol. 7, pp. 1-4, Applied Physics Express, Tokyo, Japan, C1

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Pd embedded in porous carbon (Pd@CMK-3) as an active catalyst for Suzuki reactions: accelerating mass transfer to enhance the reaction rate

Z Wang, W Chen, Z Han, J Zhu, N Lu, Y Yang, D Ma, Y Chen, S Huang

(2014), Vol. 7, pp. 1254-1262, Nano Research, Berlin, Germany, C1

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Oxygen-doped boron nitride nanosheets with excellent performance in hydrogen storage

W Lei, H Zhang, Y Wu, B Zhang, D Liu, S Qin, Z Liu, L Liu, Y Ma, Y Chen

(2014), Vol. 6, pp. 219-224, Nano Energy, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Toward design of synergistically active carbon-based catalysts for electrocatalytic hydrogen evolution

Y Zheng, Y Jiao, L Li, T Xing, Y Chen, M Jaroniec, S Qiao

(2014), Vol. 8, pp. 5290-5296, ACS Nano, Washington, D.C., C1

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Evolution of the electrochemical capacitance of transition metal oxynitrides with time: the effect of ageing and passivation

O Kartachova, Y Chen, R Jones, Y Chen, H Zhang, A Glushenkov

(2014), Vol. 2, pp. 12940-12951, Journal of materials chemistry A, London, Eng., C1

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Observation of active sites for oxygen reduction reaction on nitrogen-doped multilayer graphene

T Xing, Y Zheng, L Li, B Cowie, D Gunzelmann, S Qiao, S Huang, Y Chen

(2014), Vol. 8, pp. 6856-6862, ACS Nano, Washington DC, C1

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Lithium ferrite (Li0.5Fe2.5O4) nanoparticles as anodes for lithium ion batteries

H Zeng, T Tao, Y Wu, W Qi, C Kuang, S Zhou, Y Chen

(2014), Vol. 4, pp. 23145-23148, RSC Advances, Cambridge, Eng., C1

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Large-scale production of h-In2O3/carbon nanocomposites with enhanced lithium storage properties

D Liu, W Lei, S Qin, Y Chen

(2014), Vol. 135, pp. 128-132, Electrochimica Acta, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Carbon coated Na7Fe7(PO4)6F3: A novel intercalation cathode for sodium-ion batteries

T Ramireddy, M Rahman, N Sharma, A Glushenkov, Y Chen

(2014), Vol. 271, pp. 497-503, Journal of power sources, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Supplementing cold plasma with heat enables doping and nano-structuring of metal oxides

D De Celis, Z Chen, M Rahman, T Tao, D McCulloch, M Field, P Lamb, Y Chen, X Dai

(2014), Vol. 11, pp. 897-902, Plasma processes and polymers, London, Eng., C1

journal

Template-free synthesis of functional 3D BN architecture for removal of dyes from water.

D Liu, W Lei, S Qin, Y Chen

(2014), Vol. 4, pp. 4453-, Scientific Reports, England, C1

journal

Hydrogen evolution by a metal-free electrocatalyst

Y Zheng, Y Jiao, Y Zhu, L Li, Y Han, Y Chen, A Du, M Jaroniec, S Qiao

(2014), Vol. 5, pp. 1-22, Nature communications, London, England, C1

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Strong oxidation resistance of atomically thin boron nitride nanosheets

L Li, J Cervenka, K Watanabe, T Taniguchi, Y Chen

(2014), Vol. 8, pp. 1457-1462, ACS Nano, Washington, D.C., C1

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Porous carbon nanotube/polyvinylidene fluoride composite material: Superhydrophobicity/superoleophilicity and tunability of electrical conductivity

Y Yu, H Chen, Y Liu, V Craig, L Li, Y Chen, A Tricoli

(2014), Vol. 55, pp. 5616-5622, Polymer, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Excellent electrochemical performance of LiFe0.4Mn0.6PO4 microspheres produced using a double carbon coating process

Y Huang, T Tao, Z Chen, W Han, Y Wu, C Kuang, S Zhou, Y Chen

(2014), Vol. 2, pp. 18831-18837, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, Cambridge, United Kingdom, C1

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Effect of different carbon-coating ways on the microstructure and electrochemical performance of LiFePO4/C cathodes

Y Huang, Z Chen, D Yan, J Wu, Y Wu, C Kuang, S Zhou, Y Chen, W Han

(2014), Vol. 77, pp. 527-533, Chemistry Bulletin / Huaxue Tongbao, Amsterdam, Netherlands, C1

journal

Boron nitride nanosheets for metal protection

Lu Li, Tan Xing, Ying Chen, Rob Jones

(2014), Vol. 1, pp. 1-6, Advanced materials interfaces, England, London, C1

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Superhydrophobic and Superoleophilic Boron Nitride Nanotube-Coated Stainless Steel Meshes for Oil and Water Separation

Y Yu, H Chen, Y Liu, V Craig, L Li, Y Chen

(2014), Vol. 1, pp. 1-5, Advanced Materials Interfaces, London, Eng., C1

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Advancement in liquid exfoliation of graphite through simultaneously oxidizing and ultrasonicating

G Shi, A Michelmore, J Jin, L Li, Y Chen, L Wang, H Yu, G Wallace, S Gambhir, S Zhu, P Hojati-Talemi, J Ma

(2014), Vol. 2, pp. 20382-20392, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, Cambridge, England, C1

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Effect of sintering temperature on electrochemical performance of LiFe0·4Mn0·6PO4/C cathode materials

Y Huang, X Li, Z Chen, Y Wu, Y Chen, C Kuang, S Zhou

(2014), Vol. 18, pp. S42-S45, Materials Research Innovations, West Yorks, England, C1

journal

Study on the influence of li-grease EP and AW performance by exfoliated MoS2 nanosheet additive

Deepika, S Hait, Y Chen

(2014), Vol. 20, pp. 1387-1395, Advanced science letters, Valencia, Calif., C1-1

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Electrochemical performance of LiFe1-xMnxPO4/C materials prepared by ball milling

Y Huang, Z Chen, Y Wu, C Kuang, Y Chen, S Zhou

(2014), Vol. 18, pp. 46-49, Materials Research Innovations, Leeds, United Kingdom, C1

journal

Optimization of milling parameters on the synthesis of stearic acid coated CaCO3 nanoparticles

Deepika, S Hait, Y Chen

(2014), Vol. 11, pp. 273-282, Journal of coatings technology research, New York, NY, C1

journal

Sulfur-doped porous reduced graphene oxide hollow nanosphere frameworks as metal-free electrocatalysts for oxygen reduction reaction and as supercapacitor electrode materials.

X Chen, X Chen, X Xu, Z Yang, Z Liu, L Zhang, X Xu, Y Chen, S Huang

(2014), Vol. 6, pp. 13740-13747, Nanoscale, London, Eng., C1

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High-efficient production of boron nitride nanosheets via an optimized ball milling process for lubrication in oil

Deepika, L Li, A Glushenkov, S Hait, P Hodgson, Y Chen

(2014), Vol. 4, pp. 1-6, Scientific reports, London, Eng., C1

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Electric contributions to magnetic force microscopy response from graphene and MoS2 nanosheets

L Li, Y Chen

(2014), Vol. 116, pp. 2-7, Journal of Applied Physics, College Park, MD, C1

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In-situ and tunable nitrogen-doping of MoS2 nanosheets

S Qin, W Lei, D Liu, Y Chen

(2014), Vol. 4, pp. 1-5, Scientific reports, London, Eng., C1

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Long-range topological correlations of real polycrystalline grains in two dimensions

H Wang, G Liu, Y Chen, A Saengdeejing, H Miura, K Suzuki

(2014), Vol. 97, pp. 178-182, Materials characterization, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal

Formation of the face-centered cubic (FCC)-NdOx phase at Nd/Nd-Fe-B interface: a first-principles modeling

Y Chen, A Saengdeejing, M Matsuura, S Sugimoto

(2014), Vol. 66, pp. 1133-1137, JOM, New York, N.Y., C1-1

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2013

Expanding the applications of the ilmenite mineral to the preparation of nanostructures : TiO2 nanorods and their photocatalytic properties in the degradation of oxalic acid

T Tao, Y Chen, D Zhou, H Zhang, S Liu, R Amal, N Sharma, A Glushenkov

(2013), Vol. 19, pp. 1091-1096, Chemistry : a European journal, London, England, C1

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Preparation and evaluation of hydrophobically modified core shell calcium carbonate structure by different capping agents

Deepika, S Hait, J Christopher, Y Chen, P Hodgson, D Tuli

(2013), Vol. 235, pp. 581-589, Powder technology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Bi-functional water/oxygen electrocatalyst based on PdO-RuO2 composites

J Sunarso, A Glushenkov, A Torriero, P Howlett, Y Chen, D Macfarlane, M Forsyth

(2013), Vol. 160, Journal of the electrochemical society, Pennington, N. J., C1

journal

Atomically thin boron nitride nanodisks

L Li, L Li, X Dai, Y Chen

(2013), Vol. 106, pp. 409-412, Materials letters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Boron nitride nanotube reinforced polyurethane composites

L Li, Y Chen, Z Stachurski

(2013), Vol. 23, pp. 170-173, Progress in natural science : Materials International, Beijing, China, C1

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High-quality boron nitride nanoribbons - unzipping during nanotube synthesis

L Li, L Li, Y Chen, X Dai, P Lamb, B Cheng, M Lin, X Liu

(2013), Vol. 125, pp. 4306-4310, Angewandte chemie, Weinheim, Germany, C1

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Vibronic fine structure in high-resolution x-ray absorption spectra from ion-bombarded boron nitride nanotubes

M Petravic, R Peter, M Varasanec, L Li, Y Chen, B Cowie

(2013), Vol. 31, pp. 1-5, Journal of vacuum science and technology A, New York, N. Y., C1

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Disorder in ball-milled graphite revealed by Raman spectroscopy

T Xing, L Li, L Hou, X Hu, S Zhou, R Peter, M Petravic, Y Chen

(2013), Vol. 57, pp. 515-519, Carbon, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Humidity sensing properties of single Au-decorated boron nitride nanotubes

Y Yu, H Chen, Y Liu, L Li, Y Chen

(2013), Vol. 30, pp. 29-33, Electrochemistry communications, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Bimetallic molybdenum tungsten oxynitride : structure and electrochemical properties

O Kartachova, A Glushenkov, Y Chen, H Zhang, Y Chen

(2013), Vol. 1, pp. 7889-7895, Journal of materials chemistry A, Cambridge, England, C1

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Crystal phase engineered quantum wells in ZnO nanowires

V Khranovskyy, A Glushenkov, Y Chen, A Khalid, H Zhang, L Hultman, B Monemar, R Yakimova

(2013), Vol. 24, pp. 1-7, Nanotechnology, Bristol, England, C1

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Nanoporous transition metal oxynitrides as catalysts for the oxygen reduction reaction

C Pozo-Gonzalo, O Kartachova, A Torriero, P Howlett, A Glushenkov, D Fabijanic, Y Chen, S Poissonnet, M Forsyth

(2013), Vol. 103, pp. 151-160, Electrochimica acta, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Enhanced lithium storage in Fe2O3-SnO2-C nanocomposite anode with a breathable structure

M Rahman, A Glushenkov, T Ramireddy, T Tao, Y Chen

(2013), Vol. 5, pp. 4910-4916, Nanoscale, Cambridge, England, C1

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Large-scale synthesis of hexagonal corundum-type In2O 3 by ball milling with enhanced lithium storage capabilities

D Liu, W Lei, S Qin, L Hou, Z Liu, Q Cui, Y Chen

(2013), Vol. 1, pp. 5274-5278, Journal of materials chemistry A, Cambridge, England, C1

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Charge-controlled switchable CO2 capture on boron nitride nanomaterials

Q Sun, Z Li, D Searles, Y Chen, G Lu, A Du

(2013), Vol. 135, pp. 8246-8253, Journal of the American Chemical Society, Washington, D.C., C1

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Synthesis of single-crystal nanoparticles of indium oxide by 'urea glass' method and their electrochemical properties

S Qin, W Lei, D Liu, P Lamb, Y Chen

(2013), Vol. 91, pp. 5-8, Materials letters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Direct synthesis of rutile TiO2 nanorods with improved electrochemical lithium ion storage properties

T Tao, Y Chen

(2013), Vol. 98, pp. 112-115, Materials letters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Boron nitride nanotubes reinforced aluminum composites prepared by spark plasma sintering : microstructure, mechanical properties and deformation behavior

D Lahiri, A Hadjikhani, C Zhang, T Xing, L Li, Y Chen, A Agarwal

(2013), Vol. 574, pp. 149-156, Materials science and engineering A, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

High yield BNNTs synthesis by promotion effect of milling-assisted precursor

L Li, X Liu, L Li, Y Chen

(2013), Vol. 110, pp. 256-259, Microelectronic engineering, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Ball milling : a green mechanochemical approach for synthesis of nitrogen doped carbon nanoparticles

T Xing, J Sunarso, W Yang, Y Yin, A Glushenkov, L Li, P Howlett, Y Chen

(2013), Vol. 5, pp. 7970-7976, Nanoscale, Cambridge, England, C1

journal

Porous boron nitride nanosheets for effective water cleaning

W Lei, D Portehault, D Liu, S Qin, Y Chen

(2013), Vol. 4, pp. 1-7, Nature communications, London, England, C1

journal

Large scale boron carbon nitride nanosheets with enhanced lithium storage capabilities

W Lei, S Qin, D Liu, D Portehault, Z Liu, Y Chen

(2013), Vol. 49, pp. 352-354, Chemical communications, Cambridge, England, C1

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Synthesis of high density boron nitride nanotube film

X Liu, L Li, J Dai, L Li, Y Chen

(2013), Vol. 562-565, pp. 926-929, Key engineering materials, Stafa-Zurich, Switzerland, C1

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Electrochemical reactivity of ilmenite FeTiO3, its nanostructures and oxide-carbon nanocomposites with lithium

T Tao, A Glushenkov, M Rahman, Y Chen

(2013), Vol. 108, pp. 127-134, Electrochimica acta, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Self-assembly of core-satellite gold nanoparticles for colorimetric detection of copper ions

Z Weng, H Wang, J Vongsvivut, R Li, A Glushenkov, J He, Y Chen, C Barrow, W Yang

(2013), Vol. 803, pp. 128-134, Analytica chimica acta, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

A vein-like nanoporous network of Nb2O5 with a higher lithium intercalation discharge cut-off voltage

M Rahman, R Rani, A Sadek, A Zoolfakar, M Field, T Ramireddy, K Kalantar-Zadeh, Y Chen

(2013), Vol. 1, pp. 11019-11025, Journal of materials chemistry A, Cambridge, England, C1

journal

Surface wetting processing on BNNT films by selective plasma modes

L Li, X Liu, X Dai, L Li, Y Chen

(2013), Vol. 58, pp. 3403-3408, Chinese science bulletin, Beijing, China, C1

journal

Clusters of ?-LiFeO2 nanoparticles incorporated into multi-walled carbon nanotubes: a lithium-ion battery cathode with enhanced lithium storage properties

M Rahman, A Glushenkov, Z Chen, X Dai, T Ramireddy, Y Chen

(2013), Vol. 15, pp. 20371-20378, Physical chemistry chemical physics, United Kingdom, C1

journal

High-quality boron nitride nanoribbons : unzipping during nanotube synthesis

L Li, L Li, Y Chen, X Dai, P Lamb, B-M Cheng, M-Y Lin, X Liu

(2013), Vol. 52, pp. 4212-4216, Angewandte chemie international edition, Weinheim, Germany., C1-1

journal
2012

Practical amine functionalization of multi-walled carbon nanotubes for effective interfacial bonding

Z Chen, X Dai, P Lamb, D de Celis Leal, B Fox, Y Chen, J du Plessis, M Field, X Wang

(2012), Vol. 9, pp. 733-741, Plasma processes and polymers, Weinheim, Germany, C1

journal

Photoluminescence of boron nitride nanosheets exfoliated by ball milling

L Li, Y Chen, B Cheng, M Lin, S Chou, Y Peng

(2012), Vol. 100, pp. 1-4, Applied physics letters, College Park, Md., C1

journal

MoO3 nanoparticles distributed uniformly in carbon matrix for supercapacitor applications

T Tao, Q Chen, H Hu, Y Chen

(2012), Vol. 66, pp. 102-105, Materials letters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Electrochemical capacitance of mesoporous tungsten oxynitride in aqueous electrolytes

O Kartachova, A Glushenkov, Y Chen, H Zhang, X Dai, Y Chen

(2012), Vol. 220, pp. 298-305, Journal of power sources, Lausanne, Switzerland, C1

journal

Controlling wettability of boron nitride nanotube films and improved cell proliferation

L Li, L Li, S Ramakrishnan, X Dai, K Nicholas, Y Chen, Z Chen, X Liu

(2012), Vol. 116, pp. 18334-18339, Journal of physical chemistry C, Washington, D. C., C1

journal

Mechanically activated catalyst mixing for high-yield boron nitride nanotube growth

L Li, L Li, Y Chen, X Dai, T Xing, M Petravic, X Liu

(2012), Vol. 7, pp. 1-8, Nanoscale research letters, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal

TiO2 nanoparticles prepared by hydrochloric acid leaching of mechanically activated and carbothermic reduced ilmenite

T Tao, Q Chen, H Hu, Z Yin, Y Chen

(2012), Vol. 22, pp. 1232-1238, Transactions of nonferrous metals society of China, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

High-resolution x-ray absorption studies of core excitons in hexagonal boron nitride

L Li, M Petrovic, B Cowie, T Xing, R Peter, Y Chen, C Si, W Duan

(2012), Vol. 101, pp. 1-4, Applied physics letters, College Park, Md., C1

journal

Preparation and potential application of boron nitride nanocups

Y Yu, H Chen, Y Liu, T White, Y Chen

(2012), Vol. 80, pp. 148-151, Materials letters, Netherlands, C1

journal

Insight into reactions and interface between boron nitride nanotube and aluminium

D Lahiri, V Singh, L Li, X Tan, S Seal, Y Chen, A Agarwal

(2012), Vol. 27, pp. 2760-2770, Journal of materials research, Cambridge, England, C1

journal
2011

Large-scale mechanical peeling of boron nitride nanosheets by low-energy ball milling

L Li, Y Chen, G Behan, H Zhang, M Petravic, A Glushenkov

(2011), Vol. 21, pp. 11862-11866, Journal of materials chemistry, Cambridge, England, C1

journal

MoO3 nanoparticles dispersed uniformly in carbon matrix : a high capacity composite anode for Li-ion batteries

T Tao, A Glushenkov, C Zhang, H Zhang, D Zhou, Z Guo, H Liu, Q Chen, H Hu, Y Chen

(2011), Vol. 21, pp. 9350-9355, Journal of materials chemistry, Cambridge, U. K., C1

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Porous TiO2 with a controllable bimodal pore size distribution from natural ilmenite

T Tao, A Glushenkov, Q Chen, H Hu, D Zhou, H Zhang, M Boese, S Liu, R Amal, Y Chen

(2011), Vol. 13, pp. 1322-1327, CrystEngComm, Cambridge, U. K., C1

journal

Tree-like SnO2 nanowires and optical properties

T Tao, Q Chen, H Hu, Y Chen

(2011), Vol. 126, pp. 128-132, Materials chemistry and physics, Lausanne, Switzerland, C1

journal

Ilmenite FeTiO3 nanoflowers and their pseudocapacitance

T Tao, A Glushenkov, H Liu, Z Liu, X Dai, H Chen, S Ringer, Y Chen

(2011), Vol. 115, pp. 17297-17302, Journal of physical chemistry C, Washington, D. C., C1

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Controlled surface modification of boron nitride nanotubes

X Dai, Y Chen, Z Chen, P Lamb, L Li, J du Plessis, D McCulloch, X Wang

(2011), Vol. 22, pp. 1-7, Nanotechnology, Bristol, U. K., C1

journal

Nanorods of vanadium compounds: synthesis, characterisation, and application in electrochemical energy storage

A Glushenkov, M Hassan, D Hulicova-Jurcakova, Y Chen

(2011), pp. 151-187, Nanotechnology in Australia : showcase of early career research, Singapore, B1

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2010

Cathodoluminescence of boron nitride nanotubes doped by ytterbium

H Chen, Y Chen, Y Liu

(2010), Vol. 504, Journal of alloys and compounds, Amsterdam, Netherlands, C1

journal

Decoration of nitrogen vacancies by oxygen atoms in boron nitride nanotubes

M Petravic, R Peter, I Kavre, L Li, Y Chen, L Fan, Y Yang

(2010), Vol. 12, pp. 15349-15353, Physical chemistry chemical physics, Cambridge, England, C1

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Direct observation of defects in hexagonal boron nitride by near-edge X-ray absorption fine structure and X-ray photo emission spectroscopy

M Petravic, R Peter, L Fan, Y Yang, Y Chen

(2010), Vol. 619, pp. 94-97, Nuclear instruments and methods in physics research section A, Amsterdam, Netherlands, C1

journal

One-dimensional growth of TiO2 nanorods from ilmenite sands

J Yu, Y Chen

(2010), Vol. 504, pp. 364-367, Journal of alloys and compounds, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Superhydrophobic properties of nonaligned boron nitride nanotube films

L Li, Y Chen

(2010), Vol. 26, pp. 5135-5140, Langmuir, Washington, D.C., C1

journal

Air-assisted growth of tin dioxide nanoribbons

T Tao, A Glushenkov, Q Chen, Y Chen

(2010), Vol. 10, pp. 5015-5019, Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology, Valencia, Calif., C1

journal

Ball milled SnO2 : a modified vapor source for growing nanostructures

T Tao, A Glushenkov, H Hu, Q Chen, Y Chen

(2010), Vol. 504, Journal of alloys and compounds, Amsterdam, Netherlands, C1

journal

Boron nitride nanotube films grown from boron ink painting

L Li, Y Chen, A Glushenkov

(2010), Vol. 20, pp. 9679-9683, Journal of materials chemistry, Cambridge, England, C1

journal

Growth of V2O5 nanorods from ball-milled powders and their performance in cathodes and anodes of lithium-ion batteries

A Glushenkov, M Hassan, V Stukachev, Z Guo, H Liu, G Kuvshinov, Y Chen

(2010), Vol. 14, pp. 1841-1846, Journal of solid state electrochemistry, Heidelberg, Germany, C1

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Single deep ultraviolet light emission from boron nitride nanotube film

L Li, Y Chen, M Lin, A Glushenkov, B Cheng, J Yu

(2010), Vol. 97, pp. 1-3, Applied physics letters, St Louis, Mo., C1

journal

Structure and capacitive properties of porous nanocrystalline VN produced by NH3 reduction of V2O5

A Glushenkov, D Hulicova-Jurcakova, D Llewellyn, G Lu, Y Chen

(2010), Vol. 22, pp. 914-921, Chemistry of materials, Washington D.C., C1

journal

Synthesis of boron nitride nanotubes by boron ink annealing

L Li, Y Chen, A Glushenkov

(2010), Vol. 21, pp. 1-5, Nanotechnology, Bristol, England, C1

journal
2009

C-BN single-walled nanotubes from hybrid connection of BN/C nanoribbons : prediction by ab initio density functional calculations

A Du, Y Chen, Z Zhu, G Lu, S Smith

(2009), Vol. 131, pp. 1682-1683, Journal of the American chemical society, Washington, D.C., C1-1

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Half metallicity in a zigzag double-walled nanotube nanodot : an ab initio prediction

A Du, Z Zhu, C Sun, Y Chen, G Lu, S Smith

(2009), Vol. 468, pp. 257-259, Chemical physics letters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal

Narrowed bandgaps and stronger excitonic effects from small boron nitride nanotubes

J Yu, D Yu, Y Chen, M Lin, B Cheng, J Li, W Duan

(2009), Vol. 476, pp. 240-243, Chemical physics letters, Amsterdam, Netherlands, C1

journal

Dispersion of boron nitride nanotubes in aqueous solution with the help of ionic surfactants

J Yu, Y Chen, B Cheng

(2009), Vol. 149, pp. 763-766, Solid state communications, Kidlington, England, C1

journal

Direct observation of defect levels in hexagonal BN by soft X-ray absorption spectroscopy

A Bozanic, M Petravic, L Fan, Y Yang, Y Chen

(2009), Vol. 472, pp. 190-193, Chemical physics letters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Dots versus antidots : computational exploration of structure, magnetism, and half-metallicity in boron-nitride nanostructures

A Du, Y Chen, Z Zhu, R Amal, G Qing (Max) Lu, S Smith

(2009), Vol. 131, pp. 17354-17359, Journal of the American Chemical Society, Washington, D.C., C1

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Formation of defects in boron nitride by low energy ion bombardment

R Peter, A Bozanic, M Petravic, Y Chen, L Fan, Y Yang

(2009), Vol. 106, Journal of applied physics, New York, N. Y., C1

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Magnetism of C adatoms on BN nanostructures : implications for functional nanodevices

J Li, G Zhou, Y Chen, B Gu, W Duan

(2009), Vol. 131, pp. 1796-1801, Journal of the american chemical society, Washington, DC, C1-1

journal

Boron nitride nanotubes : a novel vector for targeted magnetic drug delivery

G Ciofani, V Raffa, J Yu, Y Chen, Y Obata, S Takeoka, A Menciassi, A Cuschieri

(2009), Vol. 5, pp. 33-38, Current nanoscience, Bussum, Netherlands, C1-1

journal

Titanium oxide nanorods extracted from ilmenite sands

J Yu, Y Chen, A Glushenkov

(2009), Vol. 9, pp. 1240-1244, Cystal growth & design, Washington, DC, C1-1

journal

First principle studies of zigzag AlN nanoribbon

A Du, Z Zhu, Y Chen, G Lu, S Smith

(2009), Vol. 469, pp. 183-185, Chemical physics letters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal
2008

Fluorination-induced magnetism in boron nitride nanotubes from ab initio calculations

F Li, Z Zhu, X Yao, G Lu, M Zhao, Y Xia, Y Chen

(2008), Vol. 92, pp. 102515-, Applied physics letters, New York, N. Y., C1-1

journal

Latex-based nanocomposites

L Kong, Y Chen, Z Peng, P Li

(2008), pp. 83-104, Progress in polymer nanocomposite research, Hauppauge, N.Y., B1

chapter

Natural rubber nanocomposite reinforced with nano silica

Y Chen, Z Peng, L Kong, M Huang, P Li

(2008), Vol. 48, pp. 1674-1677, Polymer engineering and science, Stamford, Conn., C1

journal

A novel approach for real mass transformation from V2O5 particles to nanorods

A Glushenkov, V Stukachev, M Hassan, G Kuvshinov, H Liu, Y Chen

(2008), Vol. 8, pp. 3661-3665, Crystal growth & design, Washington, D.C., C1-1

journal

Reactive ball milling to produce nanocrystalline ZnO

A Glushenkov, H Zhang, Y Chen

(2008), Vol. 62, pp. 4047-4049, Materials letters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal

Anomalous evaporation behavior of ZnO powder milled mechanically under high-energy conditions

A Glushenkov, H Zhang, Y Chen

(2008), Vol. 62, pp. 715-718, Materials letters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal

Unusual corrugated nanowires of zinc oxide

A Glushenkov, H Zhang, J Zou, G Lu, Y Chen

(2008), Vol. 310, pp. 3139-3143, Journal of crystal growth, Amsterdam, Netherlands, C1-1

journal

Synthesis of boron nitride nanotubes, bamboos and nanowires

L Li, C Li, Y Chen

(2008), Vol. 40, pp. 2513-2516, Physica e: low-dimensional systems and nanostructures, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal

Over 1.0 mm-long boron nitride nanotubes

H Chen, Y Chen, Y Liu, L Fu, C Huang, D Llewellyn

(2008), Vol. 463, pp. 130-133, Chemical physics letters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal

Nano Au-decorated boron nitride nanotubes: Conductance modification and field-emission enhancement

H Chen, H Zhang, L Fu, Y Chen, J Williams, C Yu, D Yu

(2008), Vol. 92, pp. 2-4, Applied physics letters, Melville, United States, C1-1

journal

Half metallicty in finite-length zigzag single walled carbon nanotube: a first-principle prediction

A Du, Y Chen, G Lu, S Smith

(2008), Vol. 93, pp. 2-4, Applied physics letters, Melville, United States, C1-1

journal

Rare-earth doped boron nitride nanotubes

H Chen, Y Chen, Y Liu, H Zhang, C Li, Z Liu, S Ringer, J Williams

(2008), Vol. 146, pp. 189-192, Materials science and engineering B, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal

Cathodoluminescence of boron nitride nanotubes doped by europium

H Chen, H Zhang, Y Chen, Y Liu, C Li, J Williams

(2008), Vol. 44, pp. 68-70, Journal of the Australian ceramic society, Sydney, N.S.W., C1-1

journal
2007

Focused ion beam milling as a universal template technique for patterned growth of carbon nanotubes

Y Chen, H Chen, J Yu, J Williams, V Craig

(2007), Vol. 90, pp. 1-3, Applied physics letters, New York, N.Y., C1-1

journal

Light emission and excitonic effect of boron nitride nanotubes observed by photoluminescent spectra

H Chen, Y Chen, Y Liu, C Xu, J Williams

(2007), Vol. 29, pp. 1295-1298, Optical materials, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal

Controlled growth of zinc nanowires

Y Chen, B Chi, H Zhang, H Chen, Y Chen

(2007), Vol. 61, pp. 144-147, Materials letters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal

Transmission electron microscopy investigation of substitution reactions from carbon nanotube template to silicon carbide nanowires

C Li, J Fitz Gerald, J Zou, Y Chen

(2007), Vol. 9, pp. 1-6, New journal of physics, London, England, C1-1

journal

Influence of nitriding gases on the growth of boron nitride nanotubes

J Yu, B Li, J Zou, Y Chen

(2007), Vol. 42, pp. 4025-4030, Journal of materials science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal

Boron carbide nanowires with uniform CN? coatings

H Zhang, R Wang, L You, J Yu, H Chen, D Yu, Y Chen

(2007), Vol. 9, pp. 1-9, New journal of physics, London, England, C1-1

journal

Field-emission characteristics of conical boron nitride nanorods

H Zhang, Q Zhao, J Yu, D Yu, Y Chen

(2007), Vol. 40, pp. 144-147, Journal of applied physics D : applied physics, London, England, C1-1

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Eu-doped boron nitride nanotubes as a nanometer-sized visible-light source

H Chen, Y Chen, C Li, H Zhang, J Williams, Y Liu, Z Liu, S Ringer

(2007), Vol. 19, pp. 1845-1848, Advanced materials, New York, N.Y., C1-1

journal

Efficient production of ZnO nanowires by a ball milling and annealing method

A Glushenkov, H Zhang, J Zou, G Lu, Y Chen

(2007), Vol. 18, pp. 1-6, Nanotechnology, London, England, C1-1

journal

Boron nitride nanotubes

Y Chen, J Williams

(2007), pp. 42-53, Solution manual for nanoengineering of structural, functional and smart materials, Boca Raton, Fla., B1-1

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Self-assembled natural rubber/silica nanocomposites : its preparation and characterization

Z Peng, L Kong, S Li, Y Chen, M Huang

(2007), Vol. 67, pp. 3130-3139, Composites science and technology, Oxford, England, C1-1

journal
2006

Substitution reactions of carbon nanotube template

C Li, Y Chen, J Fitzgerald

(2006), Vol. 88, pp. 1-4, Applied physics letters, New York, N.Y., C1-1

journal

Patterned growth and cathodoluminescence of conical boron nitride nanorods

H Zhang, M Phillips, J Fitzgerald, J Yu, Y Chen

(2006), Vol. 88, pp. 1-4, Applied physics letters, New York, N.Y., C1-1

journal

Purification of boron nitride nanotubes

H Chen, Y Chen, J Yu, J Williams

(2006), Vol. 425, pp. 315-319, Chemical physics letters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal

An effective approach to grow boron nitride nanowires directly on stainless-steel substrates

Y Chen, B Chi, D Mahon, Y Chen

(2006), Vol. 17, pp. 2942-2946, Nanotechnology, London, England, C1-1

journal

Pure boron nitride nanowires produced from boron triiodide

Y Chen, H Zhang, Y Chen

(2006), Vol. 17, pp. 786-789, Nanotechnology, London, England, C1-1

journal

Isotopically enriched 10BN nanotubes

J Yu, Y Chen, R Elliman, M Petravic

(2006), Vol. 18, pp. 2157-2160, Advanced materials, New York, N.Y., C1-1

journal

Conical boron nitride nanorods synthesized via the ball-milling and annealing method

H Zhang, J Yu, Y Chen, J Fitz Gerald

(2006), Vol. 89, pp. 675-679, Journal of the American ceramic society, New York, N.Y., C1-1

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Fluoride-assisted synthesis of mullite (Al5.65 Si0.35 O9.175) nanowires

Y Chen, B Chi, Q Liu, D Mahon, Y Chen

(2006), pp. 2780-2782, Chemical communications, London, England, C1-1

journal

Growth and structure of prismatic boron nitride nanorods

H Zhang, J FitzGerald, L Chadderton, J Yu, Y Chen

(2006), Vol. 74, pp. 1-9, Physical review B, Woodbury, N.Y., C1-1

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Synthesis of boron nitride nanotubes using ball milling and annealing method

Y Chen, J Williams

(2006), pp. 169-195, Nanoengineering of structural, functional, and smart materials, Boca Raton, Fla., B1-1

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Solid-state formation of carbon nanotubes

Y Chen

(2006), pp. 53-80, Carbon nanotechnology : recent developments in chemistry, physics, materials science and applications, Amsterdam , The Netherlands, B1-1

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Boron nitride nanotubes : synthesis and structure

H Zhang, Y Chen

(2006), pp. 337-359, Nanomaterials handbook, Boca Raton, Fla., B1-1

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One-dimensional nanomaterials synthesized using high-energy ball milling and annealing process

Y Chen, C Li, H Chen, Y Chen

(2006), Vol. 7, pp. 839-846, Science and technology of advanced materials, London, England, C1-1

journal
2005

Patterned growth of carbon nanotubes on Si substrates without predeposition of metal catalysts

Y Chen, J Yu

(2005), Vol. 87, pp. 1-3, Applied physics letters, New York, N.Y., C1-1

journal

Growth direction control of aligned carbon nanotubes

Y Chen, J Yu

(2005), Vol. 43, pp. 3183-3186, Carbon, New York, N.Y., C1-1

journal

Luminescence and microstructure of Sr2Mg(BO3)2 doped with Eu

C Lin, X Liu, X Jing, Y Liu, Y Chen

(2005), Vol. 23, pp. 48-50, Journal of rare earths, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal

Demonstration of the advantages of using bamboo-like nanotubes for electrochemical biosensor applications compared with single walled carbon nanotubes

L Heng, A Chou, J Yu, Y Chen, J Gooding

(2005), Vol. 7, pp. 1457-1462, Electrochemistry communications, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal

11B nuclear magnetic resonance study of boron nitride nanotubes prepared by mechano-thermal method

C Lee, S Park, J Jung, K Ryu, S Nahm, J Kim, Y Chen

(2005), Vol. 134, pp. 419-423, Solid state communications, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal

In situ formation of BN nanotubes during nitriding reactions

J Yu, Y Chen, R Wuhrer, Z Liu, S Ringer

(2005), Vol. 17, pp. 5172-5176, Chemistry of materials, Washington D.C., C1-1

journal
2004

Boron nitride nanotubes : pronounced resistance to oxidation

Y Chen, J Zou, S Campbell, G La Caer

(2004), Vol. 84, pp. 2430-2432, Applied physics letters, New York, N.Y., C1-1

journal

Nucleation and growth of carbon nanotubes in a mechano-thermal process

Y Chen, M Conway, J Fitzgerald, J Williams, L Chadderton

(2004), Vol. 42, pp. 1543-1548, Carbon, New York, N.Y., C1-1

journal

New synthesis method of nanotubes : mechano-thermal process

Y Chen

(2004), pp. 253-279, Advances in nanoscience and nanotechnology, New Delhi, India, B1-1

chapter
2003

Carbon nanotubes formed in graphite after mechanical grinding and thermal annealing

Y Chen, M Conway, J Fitzgerald

(2003), Vol. 76, pp. 633-636, Applied physics A : materials science & processing, Heidelberg, Germany, C1-1

journal

Nanotube growth during annealing of mechanically milled Boron

J Fitz Gerald, Y Chen, M Conway

(2003), Vol. 76, pp. 107-110, Applied physics A: materials science and processing, Heidelberg, Germany, C1-1

journal
2002

A model for the growth of bamboo and skeletal nanotubes: catalytic capillarity

L Chadderton, Y Chen

(2002), Vol. 240, pp. 164-169, Journal of crystal growth, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal

First-principles study for ordering and phase separation in the Fe-Pd system

Y Chen, T Atago, T Mohri

(2002), Vol. 14, pp. 1903-1913, Journal of physics: condensed matter, London, Eng., C1-1

journal

Large-quantity production of high-yield boron nitride nanotubes

Y Chen, M Conway, J Williams, J Zou

(2002), Vol. 17, pp. 1896-1899, Journal of materials research, Cambridge, Eng., C1-1

journal
1999

Ultra-micro-indentation of silicon and compound semiconductors with spherical indenters

J Williams, Y Chen, J Wong-Leung, A Kerr, M Swain

(1999), Vol. 14, pp. 2338-2343, Journal of materials research, New York, N.Y., C1-1

journal

Nanotube growth by surface diffusion

L Chadderton, Y Chen

(1999), Vol. 263, pp. 401-405, Physics letters A, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal

Increased dissolution of ilmenite induced by high-energy ball milling

Y Chen, J Williams, S Campbell, G Wang

(1999), Vol. 271, pp. 485-490, Materials science and engineering A, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal

Synthesis of boron nitride nanotubes at low temperatures using reactive ball milling

Y Chen, J Fitz Gerald, J Williams, S Bulcock

(1999), Vol. 299, pp. 260-264, Chemical physics letters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal
1998

Different oxidation reactions of ilmenite induced by high energy ball milling

Y Chen

(1998), Vol. 266, pp. 150-154, Journal of alloys and compounds, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal

Mechanochemical reactions in the system FeTiO3-Si

Y Chen, J Williams

(1998), Vol. 13, pp. 3499-3503, Journal of materials research, Cambridge, Eng., C1-1

journal

Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

Boron nitride nanotubes for tunable conductivity

Prof Ying (Ian) Chen, Prof Wenhui Duan

ARC Linkage - International

  • 2009: $29,929

Centre of Excellence for Functional Nanomaterials - University of Qld

Prof Max Lu, Prof Ying (Ian) Chen, Celestien Warnaar-Notschaele

ARC CRE - Centres of Excellence

  • 2010: $124,314
  • 2009: $223,170

Ultra-fine Boron Nitride nanotubes

Prof Ying (Ian) Chen, Prof Wenhui Duan

ARC - Discovery Projects

  • 2013: $137,242
  • 2012: $126,580
  • 2011: $121,890

Nanoporous Nanorods with Improved Electrochemical Properties

Prof Ying (Ian) Chen, Prof Yury Gogotsi

ARC - Discovery Projects

  • 2015: $119,792
  • 2014: $117,684
  • 2013: $114,232

A transformational approach to enabling the low cost fabrication of intricate titanium components

A/Prof Qian Ma, Prof Ying (Ian) Chen

ARC Linkage - Projects

  • 2017: $70,000
  • 2016: $70,000
  • 2015: $70,000

Porous Nanosheets

Prof Ying (Ian) Chen

ARC - Discovery Projects

  • 2017: $97,088
  • 2016: $109,215
  • 2015: $111,970

Superior Adsorption Capability of Nanosheets for Surface Enhanced Raman

Dr Luhua Li, Prof Ying (Ian) Chen

ARC DECRA - Discovery Early Career Researcher Award

  • 2017: $110,328
  • 2016: $129,401

New materials for large scale, high stability, high energy density batteries: from material design to prototype development

Prof Maria Forsyth, A/Prof Patrick Howlett, Prof Douglas MacFarlane, Prof Ying (Ian) Chen

DIISR/AISRF Grant - AISRF/India-Australian Strategic Research Fund - Department of Innovation, Industry, Science & Research

  • 2017: $246,703
  • 2016: $400,000

Industry and Other Funding

Investigating materials on the atomic scale using 3-dimensional atom probe tomography

A/Prof Nicole Stanford, Prof Peter Hodgson, Dr Cui'E Wen, Prof John Beynon, Prof Ying (Ian) Chen, Prof Elena Pereloma, Dr Hossein Beladi, A/Prof Christopher Hutchinson, Dr Ilana Timokhina, Prof Rian Dippenaar, A/Prof Paul Pigram, Prof Christopher Davies, Dr Jian-Feng Nie

  • 2012: $450,000

A transformational approach to enabling the low cost fabrication of intricate titanium components

A/Prof Qian Ma, Prof Ying (Ian) Chen

  • 2016: $40,000

Other Funding Sources

Field-emission gun transmission electron microscope for the research in nanomaterials, metal alloys and biological sciences

Prof Ying (Ian) Chen, Prof Matthew Barnett, Prof Peter Hodgson, Prof Xungai Wang, Dr Takuya Tsuzuki, Dr Cui'E Wen, Dr Alexey Glushenkov, Prof Lingxue Kong, Prof Charles Sorrell, Dr Yuebin Zhang, Prof Vicki Chen, Dr Dominic Phelan, Prof Ken Walder, Dr Germanas Peleckis, A/Prof Simon Moulton, Prof John Beynon, Dr Xiaolin Wang, Prof David Cahill, Dr Pavel Cizek, Prof Neil Barnett, A/Prof Nicole Stanford, Prof Qipeng Guo

  • 2011: $230,000

Facility for in-situ NMR of advanced materials and devices

Prof Maria Forsyth, Dr Nolene Byrne, Dr Timothy Bastow, A/Prof Jenny Pringle, Dr Adam Best, Dr Anthony Hollenkamp, Dr Bradley Ladewig, Prof Huanting Wang, Prof Peter Hodgson, Prof Junichi Kawamura, Prof Douglas MacFarlane, Dr Anita Hill, Prof Ying (Ian) Chen, Dr Kate Nairn, Prof David Officer, Dr Jia Wang, Prof Colin Barrow

  • 2013: $164,000

In-situ elevated temperature nano-indentation

Prof Matthew Barnett, Prof Peter Hodgson, Prof Ying (Ian) Chen, Prof Qipeng Guo, Kevin Laws, A/Prof Carlos Caceres, Dr Dong Qiu, Prof Kiet Tieu, Prof Elena Pereloma, Dr Daniel Liang

  • 2014: $294,300

Advanced Synthesis System for Two-Dimensional Nanomaterials

Prof Ying (Ian) Chen, Dr Luhua Li, Prof Kourosh Kalantar-zadeh, Prof Dan Li, Dr Qiaoliang Bao, Prof Huanting Wang, A/Prof Wenlong Cheng, A/Prof Jung Ho Kim, Prof Sean Li, A/Prof Joselito Razal, Dr Wenrong Yang

  • 2016: $437,900

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2017

Mengqi Zhou

Thesis entitled: Electrode Materials For Supercapacitors Operating With Electrolytes Containing Potassium Ions

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), Institute for Frontier Materials

Si Qin

Thesis entitled: Development of Two-Dimensional Nanomaterials for Energy Storage and Conversion

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), Institute for Frontier Materials

Qiran Cai

Thesis entitled: Special Adsorption Behaviour of Boron Nitride Nanosheets for Improved Sensing

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), Institute for Frontier Materials

2016

Md Mahedi Hasan Bhuiyan

Thesis entitled: Boron Nitride Nanotube Reinforced Titanium Matrix Composite

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), Institute for Frontier Materials

2015

Thrinath Ramireddy

Thesis entitled: Nanostructured composite anodes and cathodes for lithium-ion and sodium-ion batteries

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), Institute for Frontier Materials

2014

Tan Xing

Thesis entitled: Nanostructured Carbon Materials: Fabrication and Applications

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), Institute for Frontier Materials

Olga Kartachova

Thesis entitled: Nanostructured transition metal oxynitrides for energy storage devices

Doctor of Philosophy (Information Technology), Institute for Frontier Materials

Executive Supervisor
2014

Deepika Deepika

Thesis entitled: Study and exploration on inorganic nanomaterials as additive in lubricant application

Doctor of Philosophy (Biol & Chem), Institute for Frontier Materials

Associate Supervisor
2016

David Rubin De Celis Leal

Thesis entitled: Doped Nanostructured Semiconductors Produced by Cold Plasma Combined with Heat

Doctor of Philosophy (Biol & Chem), Institute for Frontier Materials