Dr Qiran Cai

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Research Fellow - DECRA

Faculty

Instit for Frontier Materials

Department

Instit for Frontier Materials

Campus

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Publications

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2024

A comparative study on morphology dependent performance of neodymium - graphene as an anode material in lithium-ion batteries

R Sagar, M Rahman, Q Cai, T Liang, Y Chen

(2024), Vol. 77, pp. 109854-109854, Journal of Energy Storage, C1

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Electrosprayed boron nitride nanosheet aggregates for enhanced acoustic energy harvesting with poly(vinylidene fluoride) nanofiber membranes

H Shao, Q Cai, H Jiang, R Sagar, S Mateti, G Sathikumar, B Yu, S Huang, Y Chen

(2024), Vol. 121, pp. 1-12, Nano Energy, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article
2023

Hexagonal boron nitride nanosheets: Preparation, heat transport property and application as thermally conductive fillers

Lulu An, Yuanlie Yu, Qiran Cai, Srikanth Mateti, Lu Li, Ying Chen

(2023), Vol. 138, pp. 1-37, Progress in Materials Science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Anomalous isotope effect on mechanical properties of single atomic layer Boron Nitride

Alexey Falin, Haifeng Lv, Eli Janzen, James Edgar, Rui Zhang, Dong Qian, Hwo-Shuenn Sheu, Qiran Cai, Wei Gan, Xiaojun Wu, Elton Santos, Lu Li

(2023), Vol. 14, pp. 1-9, Nature Communications, London, Eng., C1

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Inorganic-gel hybrid electrolyte and in-situ artificial interlayer: A void-free design for high-performance solid-state Li batteries

D Kim, Y Fan, S Mateti, Y Chen, X Hu, Q Cai, B Yu, Y Chen

(2023), Vol. 117, pp. 1-9, Nano Energy, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article
2022

Boron nitride nanosheets for surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy

Q Cai, S Mateti, H Jiang, L Li, S Huang, Y Chen

(2022), Vol. 22, pp. 1-9, Materials Today Physics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Advances in synthesis and applications of boron nitride nanotubes: A review

T Xu, K Zhang, Q Cai, N Wang, L Wu, Q He, H Wang, Y Zhang, Y Xie, Y Yao, Y Chen

(2022), Vol. 431, pp. 1-15, Chemical Engineering Journal, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Nanomaterials enhancing the solid-state storage and decomposition of ammonia

S Mateti, L Saranya, G Sathikumar, Q Cai, Y Yao, Y Chen

(2022), Vol. 33, pp. 1-14, Nanotechnology, Bristol, Eng., C1

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Quasi-isotropic thermal conductivity of polymer films enhanced by binder-free boron nitride spheres

H Jiang, S Mateti, Q Cai, H Shao, S Huang, Z Wu, C Zhi, Y Chen

(2022), Vol. 230, Composites Science and Technology, C1

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Hybrid Artificial Solid Electrolyte Interphase with Dendrite-Free Lithium Deposition and High Ion Transport Kinetics

D Kim, S Mateti, B Yu, K Tanwar, Q Cai, H Jiang, Y Fan, L O'dell, Y Chen

(2022), Vol. 14, pp. 52993-53006, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, United States, C1

journal article
2021

Isotope Effect on the Thermal Expansion Coefficient of Atomically Thin Boron Nitride

Qiran Cai, Eli Janzen, J Edgar, Wei Gan, Shunying Zhang, Elton Santos, Luhua Li

(2021), Vol. 8, pp. 1-8, 2D Materials, Bristol, Eng., C1

journal article

Nanoparticle-mediated ultra grain refinement and reinforcement in additively manufactured titanium alloys

Q Chao, S Mateti, M Annasamy, M Imran, J Joseph, Q Cai, L Li, P Cizek, P Hodgson, Y Chen, D Fabijanic, W Xu

(2021), Vol. 46, Additive Manufacturing, C1

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Boron Nitride Nanosheet Dispersion at High Concentrations

H Jiang, Q Cai, S Mateti, Y Yu, C Zhi, Y Chen

(2021), Vol. 13, pp. 44751-44759, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, United States, C1

journal article
2020

Strong coupling of carbon quantum dots in plasmonic nanocavities

J Katzen, C Tserkezis, Q Cai, L Li, J Kim, G Lee, G Yi, W Hendren, E Santos, R Bowman, F Huang

(2020), Vol. 12, pp. 19866-19873, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, Washington, D.C., C1

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Two-Dimensional Van der Waals Heterostructures for Synergistically Improved Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy

Q Cai, W Gan, A Falin, K Watanabe, T Taniguchi, J Zhuang, W Hao, S Huang, T Tao, Y Chen, L Li

(2020), Vol. 12, pp. 21985-21991, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, Washington, D.C., C1

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Outstanding Thermal Conductivity of Single Atomic Layer Isotope-Modified Boron Nitride

Q Cai, D Scullion, W Gan, A Falin, P Cizek, S Liu, J Edgar, R Liu, B Cowie, E Santos, L Li

(2020), Vol. 125, Physical Review Letters, United States, C1

journal article
2019

High temperature and high rate lithium-ion batteries with boron nitride nanotubes coated polypropylene separators

M Rahman, S Mateti, Q Cai, I Sultana, Y Fan, X Wang, C Hou, Y Chen

(2019), Vol. 19, pp. 352-359, Energy Storage Materials, C1

journal article

High thermal conductivity of high-quality monolayer boron nitride and its thermal expansion

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

(2019), Vol. 5, Science Advances, United States, C1

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Highly compressive boron nitride nanotube aerogels reinforced with reduced graphene oxide

M Wang, T Zhang, D Mao, Y Yao, X Zeng, L Ren, Q Cai, S Mateti, L Li, X Zeng, G Du, R Sun, Y Chen, J Xu, C Wong

(2019), Vol. 13, pp. 7402-7409, ACS Nano, Washington, D.C., C1

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Atomically thin boron nitride as an ideal spacer for metal-enhanced fluorescence

W Gan, C Tserkezis, Q Cai, A Falin, S Mateti, M Nguyen, I Aharonovich, K Watanabe, T Taniguchi, F Huang, L Song, L Kong, Y Chen, L Li

(2019), Vol. 13, pp. 12184-12191, ACS Nano, United States, C1

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Ceria/cobalt borate hybrids as efficient electrocatalysts for water oxidation under neutral conditions

X Zhou, S Guo, Q Cai, S Huang

(2019), Vol. 1, pp. 3686-3692, Nanoscale Advances, C1

journal article
2018

Asymmetric electric field screening in van der Waals heterostructures

L Li, T Tian, Q Cai, C Shih, E Santos

(2018), Vol. 9, Nature Communications, England, C1

journal article

Rigorous and Accurate Contrast Spectroscopy for Ultimate Thickness Determination of Micrometer-Sized Graphene on Gold and Molecular Sensing

J Katzen, M Velický, Y Huang, S Drakeley, W Hendren, R Bowman, Q Cai, Y Chen, L Li, F Huang

(2018), Vol. 10, pp. 22520-22528, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, United States, C1

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Improving thermal conductivity of polymer composites by reducing interfacial thermal resistance between boron nitride nanotubes

C Fu, Q Li, J Lu, S Mateti, Q Cai, X Zeng, G Du, R Sun, Y Chen, J Xu, C Wong

(2018), Vol. 165, pp. 322-330, Composites science and technology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article
2017

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, England, C1

journal article

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 Qiao

(2017), Vol. 139, pp. 3336-3339, Journal of the American Chemical Society, United States, 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, England, 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, Nature Communications, England, C1

journal article
2016

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, United States, 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, 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, United States, C1

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Neuron-inspired interpenetrative network composed of cobalt-phosphorus-derived nanoparticles embedded within porous carbon nanotubes for efficient hydrogen production

J Shen, Z Yang, M Ge, P Li, H Nie, Q Cai, C Gu, K Yang, S Huang

(2016), Vol. 8, pp. 17284-17291, ACS applied materials and interfaces, Washington, D.C., C1

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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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Electron beam directed etching of hexagonal boron nitride

C Elbadawi, T Tran, M Kolíbal, T Šikola, J Scott, Q Cai, L Li, T Taniguchi, K Watanabe, M Toth, I Aharonovich, C Lobo

(2016), Vol. 8, pp. 16182-16186, Nanoscale, England, 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

Non-Traditional Research Output
2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

journal article
2012

Growth of carbon nanotubes from titanium dioxide nanoparticles

Q Cai, Y Hu, Y Liu, S Huang

(2012), Vol. 258, pp. 8019-8025, Applied Surface Science, C1-1

journal article
2009

Superlong-oriented single-walled carbon nanotube arrays on substrate with low percentage of metallic structure

Y Qian, S Huang, F Gao, Q Cai, L Zhang, W Hu

(2009), Vol. 113, pp. 6983-6988, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, C1

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Metal-catalyst-free growth of single-walled carbon nanotubes on substrates

S Huang, Q Cai, J Chen, Y Qian, L Zhang

(2009), Vol. 131, pp. 2094-2095, Journal of the American Chemical Society, Washington, D.C., C1-1

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Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

Hydrogen storage materials as fueld for proton-boron nuclear fusion reactions

Prof Ying (Ian) Chen, Dr Srikanth Mateti, Dr Qiran Cai

ARC Linkage - Projects

  • 2024: $12,339
  • 2023: $205,568
  • 2022: $205,313
  • 2021: $97,976

Boron nitride nanosheets for low energy consumption self-cooling devices

Dr Qiran Cai, Prof Ying (Ian) Chen

ARC DECRA - Discovery Early Career Researcher Award

  • 2024: $20,728
  • 2023: $157,696

Unlocking exceptional properties through pressure-induced phase transitions

Prof Ying (Ian) Chen, Prof Jodie Bradby, Dr Qiran Cai, Dr Srikanth Mateti

ARC - Discovery Projects

  • 2024: $23,257

Industry and Other Funding

Hydrogen storage materials as fueld for proton-boron nuclear fusion reactions

Prof Ying (Ian) Chen, Dr Srikanth Mateti, Dr Qiran Cai

HB11 Energy Holdings

  • 2022: $112,308

Supervisions

Associate Supervisor
2023

Hongbo Jiang

Thesis entitled: Thermal Conductive Materials Based on Nano-scaled Boron Nitride Materials

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), Institute for Frontier Materials