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

2017

J1: 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

J1: 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, DOI: 10.1007/s11837-016-1994-y. (JOM Editor’s Choice Article)

J2: 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.

J3: 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.

J4: Ludwig, Brandon, Zhangfeng Zheng, Yan Wang*, Heng Pan*, Dry Battery Electrode Manufacturing, Scientific Reports, 6 (2016) 23150.

J5: 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.

J6: 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, DOI 10.1007/s40831-016-0052-x.

J7: 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

J1: 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.

J2: Jin Liu, Yan Wang*, Universal Unit Cell Mode and High Energy Density Ni/Zn Flow Battery, Journal of Power Sources, Journal of Power Sources, 294 (2015) 574-579.

J3: 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.

J4: 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.

J5: 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.

J6: 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

J1: 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.

J2: 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

J1: 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.

J2: 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.

J3: 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.

J4: 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

J1: Zhangfeng Zheng, Yan Wang*, 3D Structure of Electrode with Inorganic Solid Electrolyte. Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 159 (8) (2012) A1-A5.

J2: Qina Sa, Yan Wang*, Ni Foam as the Current Collector for High Capacity C-Si Composite Electrode. J. Power Sources, 208 (2012) 46-51.

J3: 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

J1: Yan Wang*, Shorting effects of LiFePO4 cathode in lithium ion batteries, Journal of New Materials for Electrochemical Systems, 14 (2011) 209-212.

J2: 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.

2011

J1: 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

J1: 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

J1: 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.

J2: 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.

J3: 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.

J4: 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.

J5: 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.

J6: 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

J1: 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.

J2: 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.

J3: 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

J1: 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.

J2: 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

J1: 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.

J2: 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.

J3: 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.

J4: Zhiyuan Tang Yan Wang, Study on high temperature characteristics of Ni/MH batteries, Battery Bimonthly, 34(2004)33-35.

J5: Zhiyuan Tang, Zhengrong Xu, Qiang Rong, Yan Wang, Characteristics of Chemical-Coated Cobalt Oxyhydroxide, Journal of Tianjin University, 37(2004)949-952.

J6: 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.

2003

J1: 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.

J2: Zhiyuan Tang, Qiang Rong, Shidong Song, Zhengrong Xu, Yan Wang, Membrane Development of Metal Hydride Nickel Batteries, Modern Chemical Industry, 23(2003)52-54.

2001

J1: 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.