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Dr Fangfang Chen

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Senior Research Fellow

Faculty

Instit for Frontier Materials

Department

Instit for Frontier Materials

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Contact

fangfang.chen@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 45114

Publications

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2022

Modelling cetrimonium micelles as 4-OH cinnamate carriers targeting a hydrated iron oxide surface

J Soto Puelles, Mahdi Ghorbani, S Crawford, M Ackland, F Chen, M Forsyth, A Somers

(2022), Vol. 610, pp. 785-795, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Stable and Efficient Lithium Metal Anode Cycling through Understanding the Effects of Electrolyte Composition and Electrode Preconditioning

D Rakov, M Hasanpoor, A Baskin, J Lawson, F Chen, P Cherepanov, A Simonov, P Howlett, M Forsyth

(2022), Vol. 34, pp. 165-177, Chemistry of Materials, C1

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Factors controlling the physical properties of an organic ionic plastic crystal

N Sirigiri, F Chen, C Forsyth, R Yunis, L O'Dell, J Pringle, M Forsyth

(2022), Vol. 22, Materials Today Physics, C1

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Interphase control for high performance lithium metal batteries using ether aided ionic liquid electrolyte

Urbi Pal, Dmitrii Rakov, Bingyu Lu, Baharak Sayahpour, Fangfang Chen, Binayak Roy, Douglas MacFarlane, Michel Armand, Patrick Howlett, Ying Meng, Maria Forsyth

(2022), ENERGY & ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE, C1

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Engineering Advanced Environmentally Friendly Corrosion Inhibitors, Their Mechanisms, and Biological Effects in Live Zebrafish Embryos

M Ghorbani, J Soto Puelles, M Forsyth, H Zhu, S Crawford, F Chen, P Cáceres-Vélez, P Jusuf, A Somers

(2022), Vol. 10, pp. 2960-2970, ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, Washington, D.C., C1

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2021

Unravelling the Role of Speciation in Glyme:Ionic Liquid Hybrid Electrolytes for Na-O-2 Batteries

Laura Garcia-Quintana, Fangfang Chen, Nagore Ortiz-Vitoriano, Yafei Zhang, Luke O'Dell, Douglas MacFarlane, Maria Forsyth, Alan Bond, Patrick Howlett, Cristina Pozo-Gonzalo

(2021), Vol. 4, pp. 513-521, Batteries and Supercaps, London, Eng., C1

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Anion-cation interactions in novel ionic liquids based on an asymmetric sulfonimide anion observed by NMR and MD simulations

D Gyabeng, L Qiao, H Zhang, U Oteo, M Armand, M Forsyth, F Chen, L O'Dell

(2021), Vol. 327, pp. 1-9, Journal of molecular liquids, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Nanoscale modelling of polymer electrolytes for rechargeable batteries

H Zhang, F Chen, J Carrasco

(2021), Vol. 36, pp. 77-90, Energy Storage Materials, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Predicting gas selectivity in organic ionic plastic crystals by free energy calculations

V Kandagal, J Pringle, M Forsyth, F Chen

(2021), Vol. 11, pp. 19623-19629, RSC advances, Cambridge, Eng., C1

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Tuning the Formation and Structure of the Silicon Electrode/Ionic Liquid Electrolyte Interphase in Superconcentrated Ionic Liquids

K Arano, S Begic, F Chen, D Rakov, D Mazouzi, N Gautier, R Kerr, B Lestriez, J Le Bideau, P Howlett, D Guyomard, M Forsyth, N Dupre

(2021), Vol. 13, pp. 28281-28294, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, Washington, DC, C1

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Unraveling Ion Dynamics and Interactions in an Ionic Liquid Electrolyte with a Protonated Anion for Lithium Batteries

D Gyabeng, L Qiao, H Zhang, U Oteo, M Armand, M Forsyth, F Chen, L O'Dell

(2021), Vol. 125, pp. 14818-14826, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, Washington, D.C., C1

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Improving Cycle Life through Fast Formation Using a Superconcentrated Phosphonium Based Ionic Liquid Electrolyte for Anode-Free and Lithium Metal Batteries

T Pathirana, D Rakov, F Chen, M Forsyth, R Kerr, P Howlett

(2021), Vol. 4, pp. 6399-6407, ACS Applied Energy Materials, Washington, D.C., C1

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2020

Toward high-energy-density lithium metal batteries: opportunities and challenges for solid organic electrolytes

X Wang, R Kerr, F Chen, N Goujon, J Pringle, D Mecerreyes, M Forsyth, P Howlett

(2020), pp. 1-21, Advanced materials, Chichester, Eng., C1

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Water as a catalyst for ion transport across the electrical double layer in ionic liquids

Srdan Begic, Fangfang Chen, Erlendur Jonsson, Maria Forsyth

(2020), Vol. 4, pp. 045801-1-045801-16, Physical review materials, College Park, Md., C1

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Highly Homogeneous Sodium Superoxide Growth in Na-O2 Batteries Enabled by a Hybrid Electrolyte

N Ortiz-Vitoriano, I Monterrubio, L Garcia-Quintana, J López Del Amo, F Chen, T Rojo, P Howlett, M Forsyth, C Pozo-Gonzalo

(2020), Vol. 5, pp. 903-909, ACS Energy Letters, Washington, DC., C1

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Engineering high-energy-density sodium battery anodes for improved cycling with superconcentrated ionic-liquid electrolytes

Dmitrii Rakov, Fangfang Chen, Shammi Ferdousi, Hua Li, Thushan Pathirana, Alexandr Simonov, Patrick Howlett, Rob Atkin, Maria Forsyth

(2020), Vol. 19, pp. 1096-1101, Nature materials, London, Eng., C1

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Quantitative Investigation of Ion Clusters in a Double Salt Ionic Liquid by Both Vibrational Spectroscopy and Molecular Dynamics Simulation

T Young, F Chen, C Burba

(2020), Vol. 124, pp. 3984-3991, Journal of Physical Chemistry B, Washington, D.C., C1

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Enhanced ion transport in an ether aided super concentrated ionic liquid electrolyte for long-life practical lithium metal battery applications

U Pal, F Chen, D Gyabang, T Pathirana, B Roy, R Kerr, D MacFarlane, M Armand, P Howlett, M Forsyth

(2020), Vol. 8, pp. 18826-18839, Journal of materials chemistry A, Cambridge, Eng., C1

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2019

Suppressed mobility of negative charges in polymer electrolytes with an ether-functionalized anion

H Zhang, F Chen, O Lakuntza, U Oteo, L Qiao, M Martinez-Ibañez, H Zhu, J Carrasco, M Forsyth, M Armand

(2019), Vol. 58, pp. 12070-12075, Angewandte chemie - international edition, Chichester, Eng., C1

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Poly(ionic liquid)s-in-salt electrolytes with co-coordination-assisted lithium-ion transport for safe batteries

Xiaoen Wang, Fangfang Chen, Gaetan Girard, Haijin Zhu, Douglas MacFarlane, David Mecerreyes, Michel Armand, Patrick Howlett, Maria Forsyth

(2019), Vol. 3, pp. 2687-2702, Joule, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Overscreening and crowding in electrochemical ionic liquid systems

S Begić, F Chen, E Jónsson, M Forsyth

(2019), Vol. 3, pp. 1-8, Physical Review Materials, College Park, Md., C1

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Tuning sodium interfacial chemistry with mixed-anion ionic liquid electrolytes

M Forsyth, M Hilder, Y Zhang, F Chen, L Carre, D Rakov, M Armand, D Macfarlane, C Pozo-Gonzalo, P Howlett

(2019), Vol. 11, pp. 43093-43106, ACS applied materials and interfaces, Washington, D.C., C1

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Computational Investigation of Mixed Anion Effect on Lithium Coordination and Transport in Salt Concentrated Ionic Liquid Electrolytes

F Chen, M Forsyth

(2019), Vol. 10, pp. 7414-7420, Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, Washington, D.C., C1

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Inside Cover: Suppressed Mobility of Negative Charges in Polymer Electrolytes with an Ether‐Functionalized Anion (Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 35/2019)

Heng Zhang, Fangfang Chen, Oier Lakuntza, Uxue Oteo, Lixin Qiao, Maria Martinez‐Ibañez, Haijin Zhu, Javier Carrasco, Maria Forsyth, Michel Armand

(2019), Vol. 58, pp. 11926-11926, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, Chichester, Eng., C1

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2018

Molecular dynamics study of ammonium based co-cation plasticizer effect on lithium ion dynamics in ionomer electrolytes

X Chen, M Forsyth, F Chen

(2018), Vol. 316, pp. 47-52, Solid state ionics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Na-ion solvation and high transference number in superconcentrated ionic liquid electrolytes: a theoretical approach

F Chen, P Howlett, M Forsyth

(2018), Vol. 122, pp. 105-114, Journal of physical chemistry C, Washington, D.C., C1

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Probing ionic liquid electrolyte structure via the glassy state by dynamic nuclear polarization NMR spectroscopy

Marc-Antoine Sani, Pierre-Alexandre Martin, Ruhamah Yunis, Fangfang Chen, Maria Forsyth, Michaël Deschamps, Luke O'Dell

(2018), Vol. 9, pp. 1007-1011, Journal of physical chemistry letters, Washington, D.C., C1

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Cation effect on small phosphonium based ionic liquid electrolytes with high concentrations of lithium salt

F Chen, R Kerr, M Forsyth

(2018), Vol. 148, pp. 1-9, Journal of chemical physics, Melville, N.Y., C1

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Atomistic simulation of gas uptake and interface-induced disordering in solid phases of an organic ionic plastic crystal

Vinay Kandagal, Fangfang Chen, Jennifer Pringle, Maria Forsyth

(2018), Vol. 122, pp. 8274-8283, Journal of physical chemistry B, Washington, D.C., C1

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Correlating intermolecular cross-relaxation rates with distances and coordination numbers in ionic liquids

Pierre Martin, Fangfang Chen, Maria Forsyth, Michaël Deschamps, Luke O'Dell

(2018), Vol. 9, pp. 7072-7078, Journal of physical chemistry letters, Washington, D.C., C1

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2017

Molecular dynamics study of a dual-cation ionomer electrolyte

X Chen, F Chen, E Jónsson, M Forsyth

(2017), Vol. 18, pp. 230-237, Chemphyschem, Weinheim, Germany, C1

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Conformational dynamics in an organic ionic plastic crystal

L Jin, K Nairn, C Ling, H Zhu, L O'Dell, J Li, F Chen, A Pavan, L Madsen, P Howlett, D MacFarlane, M Forsyth, J Pringle

(2017), Vol. 121, pp. 5439-5446, Journal of physical chemistry B, Washington, D.C., C1

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Molecular dynamics study of the effect of tetraglyme plasticizer on dual-cation ionomer electrolytes

X Chen, F Chen, M Forsyth

(2017), Vol. 19, pp. 16426-16432, Physical chemistry chemical physics, London, Eng., C1

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Molecular simulation study of CO2 and N2 absorption in a phosphonium based organic ionic plastic crystal

Vinay Kandagal, Fangfang Chen, Erlendur Jónsson, Jennifer Pringle, Maria Forsyth

(2017), Vol. 147, Journal of chemical physics, Melville, N.Y., C1-1

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Molecular dynamics simulations of pyrrolidinium and imidazolium ionic liquids at graphene interfaces

Srđan Begić, Erlendur Jónsson, Fangfang Chen, Maria Forsyth

(2017), Vol. 19, pp. 30010-30020, Physical chemistry chemical physics, Cambridge, Eng., C1

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2016

New insights into ordering and dynamics in organic ionic plastic crystal electrolytes

M Forsyth, F Chen, L O'Dell, K Romanenko

(2016), Vol. 288, pp. 160-166, Solid state ionics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Novel Na+ Ion diffusion mechanism in mixed organic-inorganic ionic liquid electrolyte leading to high Na+ transference number and stable, high rate electrochemical cycling of sodium cells

M Forsyth, H Yoon, F Chen, H Zhu, D MacFarlane, M Armand, P Howlett

(2016), Vol. 120, pp. 4276-4286, Journal of physical chemistry C, Washington, D.C., C1

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Polymer architecture effect on sodium ion transport in PSTFSI-based ionomers: a molecular dynamics study

X Chen, F Chen, M Liu, M Forsyth

(2016), Vol. 288, pp. 271-276, Solid state ionics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Elucidation of transport mechanism and enhanced alkali ion transference numbers in mixed alkali metal-organic ionic molten salts

F Chen, M Forsyth

(2016), Vol. 18, pp. 19336-19344, Physical chemistry chemical physics, Cambridge, Eng., C1

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Protic organic ionic plastic crystals based on a difunctional cation and the triflate anion: a new solid-state proton conductor

J Rao, R Vijayaraghavan, F Chen, H Zhu, P Howlett, D MacFarlane, M Forsyth

(2016), Vol. 52, pp. 14097-14100, Chemical communications, London, Eng., C1

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Inorganic-organic ionic liquid electrolytes enabling high energy-density metal electrodes for energy storage

M Forsyth, G Girard, A Basile, M Hilder, D MacFarlane, F Chen, P Howlett

(2016), Vol. 220, pp. 609-617, Electrochimica acta, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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2015

Insights into the transport of alkali metal ions doped into a plastic crystal electrolyte

F Chen, J Pringle, M Forsyth

(2015), Vol. 27, pp. 2666-2672, Chemistry of materials, Washington, D.C, C1

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2014

Insight into local structure and molecular dynamics in organic solid-state ionic conductors

H Zhu, F Chen, L Jin, L O'Dell, M Forsyth

(2014), Vol. 15, pp. 3720-3724, Chemphyschem, Weinheim, Germany, C1

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Modelling ion-pair geometries and dynamics in a 1-ethyl-1-methylpyrrolidinium-based ion-conductive crystal

F Chen, H Zhu, M Forsyth

(2014), Vol. 15, pp. 3530-3535, Chemphyschem, Weinheim, Germany, C1

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2013

Dynamic heterogeneity and ionic conduction in an organic ionic plastic crystal and the role of vacancies

F Chen, L De, M Forsyth

(2013), Vol. 4, pp. 4085-4089, Journal of physical chemistry letters, Washington, D.C., C1

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Molecular insights : structure and dynamics of a Li ion doped organic ionic plastic crystal

L Jin, S De Leeuw, M Koudriachova, J Pringle, P Howlett, F Chen, M Forsyth

(2013), Vol. 15, pp. 19570-19574, Physical chemistry chemical physics, London, England, C1

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Atomistic simulation of the structure and dynamics of the plastic crystal diethyl(methyl)(isobutyl) phosphonium hexafluorophosphate

F Chen, L Jin, S de Leeuw, J Pringle, M Forsyth

(2013), Vol. 138, pp. 1-12, Journal of chemical physics, College Park, Md., C1

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2011

Methylation of zebularine investigated using density functional theory calculations

L Selvam, F Chen, F Wang

(2011), Vol. 32, pp. 2077-2083, Journal of computational chemistry, Hoboken, N. J., C1-1

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2010

Blue shifted intramolecular C-H···O improper hydrogen bonds in conformers of zidovudine

F Chen, L Selvam, F Wang

(2010), Vol. 493, pp. 358-363, Chemical physics letters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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Solvent effects on blue shifted improper hydrogen bond of C-H···O in deoxycytidine isomers

L Selvam, F Chen, F Wang

(2010), Vol. 500, pp. 327-333, Chemical physics letters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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2009

Electronic structure of the azide group in 3′-Azido-3′- deoxythymidine (AZT) compared to small azide compounds

F Chen, F Wang

(2009), Vol. 14, pp. 2656-2668, Molecules, Basel, Switzerland, C1-1

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2004

Corrosion behavior of bulk amorphous Zr 55 A1 10 Cu 30 Ni 5-x Pdx alloys

F Qin, H Zhang, P Chen, F Chen, D Qiao, Z Hu

(2004), Vol. 58, pp. 1246-1250, Materials letters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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Molecular dynamics study of atomic transport properties in rapidly cooling liquid copper

F Chen, H Zhang, F Qin, Z Hu

(2004), Vol. 120, pp. 1826-1831, Journal of chemical physics, College Park, Md., C1-1

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Molecular dynamics simulations of diffusion properties of Cu in supercooled liquid and amorphous state

F Chen, H Zhang, Z Hu

(2004), Vol. 40, pp. 731-735, Jin shu xue bao = Acta metallurgica sinica, Beijing, China, C1-1

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Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

Sustainable high energy sodium batteries with enhanced safety & cycle life

Prof Maria Forsyth, A/Prof Luke O'Dell, Prof Patrick Howlett, Dr Fangfang Chen, Prof Agilio Padua, Prof Michel Armand

ARC - Discovery Projects

  • 2022: $104,428
  • 2021: $193,018

Other Funding Sources

Future Electrolyte Systems

Prof Maria Forsyth, Prof Patrick Howlett, Dr Robert Kerr, A/Prof Luke O'Dell, Dr Fangfang Chen, Dr Xiaoen Wang

  • 2022: $206,149
  • 2021: $79,372
  • 2020: $83,000

Supervisions

Associate Supervisor
2019

Vinay Shekhar Kandagal

Thesis entitled: Molecular Modelling Studies of an Organic Ionic Plastic Crystal for Gas Absorption and Electrolyte Applications

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), Institute for Frontier Materials

Srdan Begic

Thesis entitled: The Physics of the Electrode-Electrolyte Interface in Ionic Liquids

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), Institute for Frontier Materials

2017

Xingyu Chen

Thesis entitled: Molecular Dynamics Study of Ion Dynamics in Ionomer Electrolytes

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), Institute for Frontier Materials