Publications

Book Chapters

C1: Shenqiang Ren*, Yan Wang*, Energy Conversion and Storage Through Nanoparticles.” RSC Handbook on Nanomaterials. Edited by Dr. Rafael Luque and Rajenda Varma, RSC Green Chemistry Book Series, 2012, chapter 4.

C2: Yan Wang, Derek O. Northwood, The Development of Bipolar Plate Materials for Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells (PEMFCs), in Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells and Electrocatalysts, Nova Science Publishers, Inc, New York, 2009, ISBN: 978-1-60692-773-1.

Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications

2019

  1. Jiayu Cao, Adam Tornheim, Tobias Glossmann, Andreas Hintennach, Tomas Rojas, Quinton Meisner, Yan Wang, Anh Ngo, Larry Curtiss, and Zhengcheng Zhang, Understanding the Impact of a Nonafluorinated Ether-Based Electrolyte on Li-S Battery, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, Accepted

 

  1. Bin Chen, Xiaotu Ma, Mengyuan Chen, Dennis Bullen, Jun Wang, Renata Arsenault, Yan Wang, Systematic Comparison of Al3+ Modified NMC 622 from Recycling Process, ACS Applied Energy Materials. Accepted, DOI:10.1021/acsaem.9b01814

 

  1. Xiaotu Ma, Mengyuan Chen, Bin Chen, Zifei Meng, and Yan Wang*, High-Performance Graphite Recovered from Spent Lithium-Ion Batteries, ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, Accepted

 

  1. Qiang Wang, Yan Wang, Fundamental Electrochemical Behavior of Antimony in Alkaline Solution, Journal of Sustainable Metallurgy, Accepted

 

  1. Panawan Vanaphuti, Jiajun Chen, Jiayu Cao, Karly Bigham, Bin Chen, Lufeng Yang, Hailong Chen, Yan Wang, Enhanced Electrochemical Performance of Lithium, Manganese-Rich Cathode for Li-ion Batteries with Na and F Co-Doping, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2019 11(41), 37842-37849., DOI:10.1021/acsami.9b13838

 

  1. Mengyuan Chen, Xiaotu Ma, Bin Chen1, Renata Arsenault, Peter Karlson, Nakia Simon, Yan Wang, Recycling End-of-Life Electric Vehicle Lithium-Ion Batteries, Joule, 2019., DOI:10.1016/j.joule.2019.09.014

 

  1. Xiaowei Yu, Yangtao Liu, Hiep Pham, Susmita Sarkar, Brandon Ludwig, I-Meng Chen, Wesley Everhart, Jonghyun Park, Yan Wang, and Heng Pan, Customizable Non-Planar Printing of Lithium-Ion Batteries, Advanced Materials Technologies, 2019., DOI:10.1002/admt.201900645

 

  1. Daxian Cao, Yubin Zhang, Adelaide M. Nolan, Xiao Sun, Chao Liu, Jinzhi Sheng, Yifei Mo*, Yan Wang* and Hongli Zhu*, Stable Thiophosphate-Based All-Solid-State Lithium Batteries through Conformally Interfacial Nanocoating, Nano Letters. 2019., DIO:10.1021/acs.nanolett.9b02678

 

  1. Jin Liu, Brandon Ludwig, Yangtao Liu, Heng Pan, Yan Wang, Strengthening the Electrodes for Li-ion Batteries with a Porous Adhesive Interlayer through Dry Spraying Manufacturing, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 11 (28) (2019) 25081–25089.

 

 

  1. Mengyuan Chen, Zhangfeng Zheng, Qiang Wang, Yubin Zhang, Xiaotu Ma, Chao Shen, Dapeng Xu, Jin Liu, Yangtao Liu, Paul Gionet, Ian O’Connor, Leslie Pinnell, Jun Wang, Eric Gratz, Renata Arsenault, Yan Wang*, Closed Loop Recycling of Electric Vehicle Batteries to Enable Ultra-high Quality Cathode Powder, Scientific Reports, 9 (2019) 1654

 

2018

 

  1. Zhangfeng Zheng, Mengyuan Chen, Qiang Wang, Yubin Zhang, Xiaotu Ma, Chao Shen, Dapeng Xu, Jin Liu, Yangtao Liu, Paul Gionet, Ian O’Connor, Leslie Pinnell, Jun Wang, Eric Gratz, Renata Arsenault, Yan Wang*, High Performance Cathode Recovery from Different Electric Vehicle Recycling Streams, ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 6 (2018) 13977-13982.

 

 

  1. Qiang Wang, Yan Wang*, Re-examination of CuO Reduction Steps and Understanding of the Factors Influencing the Cyclic Voltammetry Profile of CuO, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 165 (11) (2018) A2439-A2445.

 

  1. Shidong Song, Butian Chen, Yanli Ruan, Jian Sun, Limei Yu, Yan Wang, Joykumar Thokchom, Gd-Doped Li7La3Zr2O12 Garnet-type Solid Electrolytes for All-solid-state Li-Ion Batteries, Electrochimica Acta, 270 (2018) 501-508.

 

  1. Qiang Wang, Mingchao Shang, Yong Zhang, Yuan Yang, Yan Wang*, Rate-Limiting Step in the Batteries with Metal Oxides as the Energy Material, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 10 (8), (2018) 7162–7170.

 

 

 

2017

 

  1. Qiang Wang, Bobin Fu, Yan Wang*, Iron Shell Formation by Electrolyzing Self-Assembled Nano-Particles, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 64(13) (2017) E428-E433.

 

  1. Qiang Wang, Bobin Fu, Yan Wang*, The Factors Determining Charge Rate of Magnetite Electrode and the Function Mechanism of Sulfide on the Magnetite Reduction Reaction, Electrochimica Acta, 258 (2017) 143-152.

 

  1. Brandon Ludwig, Jin Liu, Yangtao Liu, Zhangfeng Zheng, Yan Wang* and Heng Pan, Simulation of Micro/Nano-powder Mixing Characteristics for Dry Spray Additive Manufacturing of Li-ion Battery Electrodes, Journal of Micro- and Nano-Manufacturing, 5(4), (2017) 040902.

 

  1. Su, Chicheung; He, Meinan; Peebles, Cameron; Zeng, Li; Tornheim, Adam; Liao, Chen; Zhang, Lu; Wang, Jie; Wang, Yan; Zhang, Zhengcheng, Functionality Selection Principle for High Voltage Lithium-ion Batteries Electrolyte Additives, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 9 (36) (2017) 30686–30695.

 

  1. Brandon Ludwig, Jin Liu, I-Meng Chen, Yangtao Liu, Wan Shou, Yan Wang*, and Heng Pan*, Understanding Interfacial-energy-driven Dry Powder Mixing for Solvent-Free Additive Manufacturing of Li-ion Battery Electrodes, Advanced Materials Interfaces, 4 (2017) 1700570.

 

  1. Jin Liu, Brandon Ludwig, Yangtao Liu, Zhangfeng Zheng, Fan Wang, Ming Tang, Jiajun Wang, Jun Wang, Heng Pan*, Yan Wang*, Scalable Dry Printing Manufacturing to Enable Long Life and High Energy Lithium-Ion Batteries, Advanced Materials Technologies, 2 (2017) 1700106. (back cover of the journal)

 

  1. Zhangfeng Zheng, Yubin Zhang, Shidong Song, Yan Wang, Sol–gel-processed amorphous inorganic lithium-ion electrolyte thin films: sol chemistry, RSC Advance, 7 (2017) 30160-30165.

 

  1. Mikaela DeRousseau, Benjamin Gully, Christopher Taylor, Diran Apelian, Yan Wang*, Repurposing Used Electric Car Batteries: A Review of Options, JOM, 69(9), 1575-1582.

 

  1. Meinan He, Chi-Cheung Su, Zhenxing Feng, Li Zeng, Tianping Li, Michael J. Bedzyk, Paul Fenter, Yan Wang, Zhengcheng Zhang, High Voltage LiNi0.5Mn0.3Co0.2O2/Graphite Cell Cycled at 4.6 V with A FEC/HFDEC-Based Electrolyte, Advanced Energy Materials, 7 (2017) 1700109.

 

  1. Cameron Peebles, Meinan He, Zhenxing Feng, Chi-Cheung Su, Li Zeng, Michael J. Bedzyk, Paul Fenter, Yan Wang, Zhengcheng Zhang, and Chen Liao, Investigation of Glutaric Anhydride as an Electrolyte Additive for Graphite/LiNi0.5Mn0.3Co0.2O2 Full Cells, Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 164 (2) (2017) A1-A7.

 

2016

 

  1. Joseph Heelan, Eric Gratz, Zhangfeng Zheng, Qiang Wang, Mengyuan Chen, Diran Apelian, Yan Wang*, Current and Prospective Li-ion Battery Recycling and Recovery Processes, JOM, 68 (2016) 2632-2638. (JOM Editor’s Choice Article)

 

  1. Meinan He, Chicheung Su, Cameron Peebles, Zhenxing Feng, Justin Connell, Chen Liao, Yan Wang, Ilya Shkrob, Zhengcheng Zhang, Mechanistic Insight in the Function of Phosphite Additives for Protection of LiNi0.5Co0.2Mn0.3O2 Cathode in High Voltage Li-ion Cells, ACS Applied Materials& Interfaces, 8(18) (2016) 11450-11458.

 

  1. Qiang Wang, Yan Wang*, Overcome the Limiting Step of Fe2O3 Reduction via in-situ Sulfide Modification, ACS Applied Materials& Interfaces, 8(16) (2016) 10334-10342.

 

  1. Ludwig, Brandon, Zhangfeng Zheng, Yan Wang*, Heng Pan*, Solvent-Free Manufacturing of Electrodes for Lithium-ion Batteries, Scientific Reports, 6 (2016) 23150.

 

  1. Qinhong Xu, Shidong Song, Yining Zhang, Yan Wang, Jimei Zhang, Yanli Ruan, Minfang Han, Ba0.9Co0.7Fe0.2Nb0.1O3-δ Perovskite as Oxygen Electrode Catalyst for Rechargeable Li-Oxygen Batteries, Electrochimica Acta, 191 (2016) 577–585.

 

  1. Qina Sa, Eric Gratz, Joseph Heelan, Jessica Ma, Diran Apelian, Yan Wang*, Synthesis of Diverse LiNixMnyCozO2 Cathode Materials from Lithium Ion Battery Recovery Stream, Journal of Sustainable Metallurgy, 2 (2016) 248-256.

 

  1. Zhangfeng Zheng, Shidong Song, Yan Wang*, Sol-gel Processed Amorphous LiLaTiO3 thin films: Structural Evolution, Theoretical Considerations, and Ion Transport Processes, Solid State Ionics, 287 (2016) 60-70.

 

2015

  1. Qina Sa, Joseph Heelan, Yuan Lu, Diran Apelian, Yan Wang*, Copper Impurity Effects on LiNi1/3Mn1/3Co1/3O2 Cathode Material, ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 7(37) (2015) 20585-90.

 

 

  1. Jin Liu, Yan Wang*, Preliminary study of high energy density Zn/Ni flow batteries, Journal of Power Sources, Journal of Power Sources, 294 (2015) 574-579.

 

  1. Qina Sa, Eric Gratz, Diran Apelian, Yan Wang*, Synthesis of High-Performance LiNi1/3Mn1/3Co1/3O2 from Lithium-Ion Battery Recovery Stream, Journal of Power Sources, 182 (2015) 140-145.

 

  1. Qiang Wang, Yi Zhu, Qiuyang Wu, Eric Gratz, Yan Wang*, Low-Temperature Electrolysis for Iron Production via Conductive Colloidal Electrode, RSC Advances, 5 (2015) 5501-5507.

 

  1. Meinan He, Xinjie Zhang, Joe Wang, Kuiyang Jiang, Yan Wang*, Bendable Pure Inorganic Separator for Lithium-Ion Batteries, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 7 (1) 2015 738–742.

 

  1. Zhangfeng Zheng, Huazhi Fang, Zi-Kui Liu and Yan Wang*, A Fundamental Stability Study for Amorphous LiLaTiO3 Solid Electrolyte, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 162 (3) (2015) B1-B5.

 

 

2014

33. Eric Gratz, Qina Sa, Diran Apelian and Yan Wang*, A Closed-Loop Process for Recycling Spent Lithium-Ion Batteries,

J.Power Sources, 262 (2014) 255-262.

 

  1. Zhangfeng Zheng, Huazhi Fang, Fan Yang, Zi-Kui Liu and Yan Wang*, Amorphous LiLaTiO3 as Solid Electrolyte, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 161 (4) (2014) A473-A479.

 

2013

  1. Meinan He, Qina Sa, Gao Liu, and Yan Wang*, Caramel Popcorn Shaped Silicon Particle with Carbon Coating as a High-Performance Anode Material for Li-Ion Batteries, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 5 (2013) (21) 11152–11158.

 

  1. Paul Gasper, Joshua Hines, Jean-Paul Miralda, Ricardo Bonhomme, Jerome Schaufeld, Diran Apelian and Yan Wang*, Economic Feasibility of a Mechanical Separation Process for Recycling Alkaline Batteries, Journal of New Materials for Electrochemical Systems, 16 (2013) 297-304.

 

  1. Wenshou Wang, Qina Sa, Jihua Chen, Yan Wang, Heejung Jung, and Yadong Yin, Porous TiO2/C Nanocomposite Shells As a High-Performance Anode Material for Lithium-Ion Batteries. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 5 (2013) 6478-6483.

 

  1. Haiyang Zou, Eric Gratz, Diran Apelian and Yan Wang*, A Novel Method to Recycle Mixed Cathode Materials for Lithium-Ion Batteries. Green Chemistry, 15 (2013) 1183-1191.

 

2012

  1. Zhangfeng Zheng, Yan Wang*, 3D Structure of Electrode with Inorganic Solid Electrolyte. Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 159 (8) (2012) A1-A5.

 

  1. Qina Sa, Yan Wang*, Ni Foam as the Current Collector for High Capacity C-Si Composite Electrode. J. Power Sources, 208 (2012) 46-51.

 

  1. Lianna Dang, Qina Sa, Zhangfeng Zhen, Yan Wang*, Shenqiang Ren*, Nanoporous Carbon Sponge as the Anode Materials for Lithium-Ion Batteries. Journal of New Materials for Electrochemical Systems, 15 (2012) 233-236.

 

2011

  1. Yan Wang*, Shorting effects of LiFePO4 cathode in lithium-ion batteries, Journal of New Materials for Electrochemical Systems, 14 (2011) 209-212.

 

  1. Yan Wang, Diran Apelian, Brashendra Mishra and Bart Blanpain, Lithium-ion battery recycling – a CR3 communication, Journal of The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society, 63 (2011) 10.

 

2010

  1. 22. Yan Wang and Derek O. Northwood, An Electrochemical Investigation of Potential Metallic Bipolar Plate Materials for PEM Fuel Cells, Journal of New Materials for Electrochemical Systems, 13(2010)57-67.

 

2009

  1. Yan Wang and Derek O. Northwood, Effect of substrate material on the corrosion of TiN-coated stainless steels in simulated anode and cathode environments of Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells (PEMFCs), Journal of Power Sources, 191(2009)483-488.

 

2008

  1. Yan Wang and Derek O.Northwood, An investigation into the effects of a nano-thick gold interlayer on polypyrrole coatings on 316L stainless steel for the bipolar plates of PEM, Journal of Power Sources, 175(2008)40-48.

 

  1. Yan Wang and Derek O.Northwood, An investigation into the nucleation and growth of an electropolymerized polypyrrole coating on a 316L stainless steel surface, Thin Solid Films, 516(2008)7427-7432.

 

  1. Yan Wang and Derek O. Northwood, Optimization of the Polypyrrole-coating Parameters for Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell (PEMFC) Bipolar Plates using the Taguchi Method, Journal of Power Sources, 185(2008)226-232.

 

  1. Yan Wang and Derek O. Northwood, life-limiting Aspects of the Corrosion of Metallic Bipolar Plates for PEM Fuel Cells, Advanced Materials Research, 41-42(2008)469-475.

 

  1. Yan Wang and Derek O. Northwood, An Investigation of Commercial Grade 2 Titanium As A Bipolar Plate Material for PEM Fuel Cells, ECS Transactions, 11(2008)53-60.

 

  1. Xuezeng Zhang, Zhixin Gong, Shumei Zhao, Mingming Geng, Yan Wang and Derek O. Northwood, High-temperature characteristics of advanced Ni-MH batteries using electrodes containing CaF2, Journal of Power Sources, 175(2008)630-634.

 

2007

  1. Yan Wang and Derek O. Northwood, Effects of O2 and H2 on the corrosion of SS316L metallic bipolar plate materials in simulated anode and cathode environments of PEM fuel cells, Electrochimica Acta, 52(2007)6793-6798.

 

  1. Yan Wang and Derek O. Northwood, An investigation of the electrochemical properties of PVD TiN-coated SS410 in simulated PEM fuel cell environments, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 32(2007)895-902.

 

  1. Yan Wang and Derek O. Northwood, An investigation into TiN-coated 316L stainless steel as a bipolar plate material for PEM Fuel Cells, Journal of Power Sources, 165(2007)293-298.

 

2006

  1. Yan Wang and Derek O. Northwood, An investigation into polypyrrole coated 316L stainless steel as a bipolar plate material for PEM fuel cells, Journal of Power Sources, 163(2006)500-508.

 

  1. Yan Wang, Derek O. Northwood, An investigation on metallic bipolar plate corrosion in simulated anode and cathode environments of PEM fuel cells using potential-PH diagrams, International Journal of Electrochemical Science, 1(2006)447-455.

 

2004

  1. YanWang, Z.Gong,M.Geng, J.Yan, and D.O.Northwood, Improved high-temperature performance of advanced nickel-metal hydride batteries through materials development, Materials Science Forum, 27(2004)28-32.

 

  1. Zhijiang Cai, Mingming Geng, Zhiyuan Tang, Yan Wang, Possible application of novel solid polymer membrane gel separator in nickel/metal hydride battery, Journal of Materials Science, 39(2004)703-705.

 

  1. Zhiyuan Tang, Yan Wang, Mingming Geng, Zhengrong Xu, Qiang Rong, Characteristics of pasted nickel hydroxide electrode using Co(OH)2- and CoOOH-coated spherical nickel hydroxide powders, Chinese Journal of Power Sources, 28(2004)273-275 (In Chinese).

 

  1. Zhiyuan Tang Yan Wang, Study on high-temperature characteristics of Ni/MH batteries, Battery Bimonthly, 34(2004)33-35 (In Chinese).

 

  1. Zhiyuan Tang, Zhengrong Xu, Qiang Rong, Yan Wang, Characteristics of Chemical-Coated Cobalt Oxyhydroxide, Journal of Tianjin University, 37(2004)949-952 (In Chinese).

 

  1. Zhiyuan Tang, Qiang Rong, Mingming Geng, Zhengrong Xu, Yan Wang, Electrochemical Characteristics of Co, CoO and Co(OH)2-Added Metal Hydride Electrode, Journal of Tianjin University, 37(2004)868-871 (In Chinese).

2003

  1. Yan Wang, Zhiyuan Tang, Zhengrong Xu, Qiang Rong, Mingming Geng, Positive Electrode Density Affects Positive Electrode Features, Chemical Industry, and Engineering, 20(2003)464-467 (In Chinese).

 

  1. Zhiyuan Tang, Qiang Rong, Shidong Song, Zhengrong Xu, Yan Wang, Membrane Development of Metal Hydride Nickel Batteries, Modern Chemical Industry, 23(2003)52-54 (In Chinese).

 

2001

  1. Youye Chen, Weiguo Zhang, Suwei Yao, Yan Wang, Property Evaluation of Rust Preventive Oil by Expanding Re Peated Cyclic Voltammetry Method, Materials Protection, 34(2001)16-17 (In Chinese).