So far I have authored 298 papers in SCI-indexed (Web of Science) journals, 1 paper in collective volumes, more than 100 contributions in conferences, and 2 patents. All the papers have received 20798 citations (H-index 77) according to the Google Scholar.

Many of the SCI-indexed papers are published in first-class scientific journals in physics, chemistry and materials science, including 8 papers published in Nature-series journals (1 in Nature Nanotechnology, 6 in Nature Communications, 1 in NPG Asia Materials), 32 papers published in journals with impact factor higher than 20, 121 papers in journals with impact factor between 9-20, 60 papers in journals with impact factor between 5-9.

2024

Qiu J., Duan Y., Li S., Zhao H., Ma W.*, Shi W.*, Lei Y.*,
'Insights into nano- and micro-structured scaffolds for advanced electrochemical energy storage'
Nano-Micro Letters (Impact factor 26.6), accepted and in press, 2024

Ran Y., Xu C., Ji D., Zhao H., Li L., Lei Y.*,
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Research progress of transition metal compounds as bifunctional catalysts for zinc-air batteries'

Nano Research Energy, 3 (1), e9120092, 2024

Li Q., Yue S., Huang Z., Li C., Sun J., Dong K., Wang Z.*, Liu K.*, Qu S.*, Lei Y.*,
'Dissociation of singlet excitons dominates photocurrent improvement in high-efficiency non-fullerene organic solar cells'
Nano Research Energy, 3 (1), e9120099, 2024

He S., Wang Z., Qiu W., Zhao H., Lei Y.*,
'Effect of partial cation replacement on anode performance of sodium-ion batteries'
Batteries (
Impact factor 4.0), accepted and in press, 2024

Wu Z., M. Sha, Ji D., Zhao H., Li L., Lei Y.*,
'Ordered AAO-based nanostructures for surface-enhanced Raman scattering: a Review'

ACS Applied Nano Materials (Impact factor 5.9), accepted and in press, 2024

Zhang D., Zhang K., Xie Z., Xu B., Hou M., Lei Y., Watanabe T., Yang B., Liang F.*,
'Intrinsic properties affecting the catalytic activity toward ORR of nanostructured transition metal nitrides as catalysts for hybrid Na-air batteries'
Materials (Impact factor 3.4), 16 (23)
, 7469, 2024

2023

Dong Y.L., Xu C., Li Y., Zhang C., Zhao H., Kaiser U., Lei Y.*,
‘Ultrahigh-rate and ultralong-duration sodium storage enabled by sodiation-driven reconfiguration’
Advanced Energy Materials (Impact factor 27.8), 13 (16), 2204324, 2023

Zhang C., Yan C., Jin R., Hao J., Xing Z., Zhang P., Wu, Y. Li L., Zhao H., Wang S.*, Shi W.D.*, Lei Y.*,
‘Weak interaction between cations and anions in electrolyte enabling fast dual-ion storage for potassium-Ion hybrid capacitors’
Advanced Functional Materials (Impact factor 19.0), accepted and in press, 2023

Xu B., Zhang D., Peng C., Liang F.*, Zhao H., Yang B., Xue D., Lei Y.*,
‘Gel adsorbed redox mediators tempo as integrated solid-state cathode for ultra-long life Quasi-solid-state Na–air battery’
Advanced Energy Materials (Impact factor 27.8), 13(42), 2302325, 2023

Xu C., Dong Y., Zhao H., Lei Y.*,
‘CO2 Conversion Towards Real-World Applications: Electrocatalysis versus CO2 Batteries’
Advanced Functional Materials (Impact factor 19.0), 33 (32), 2300926, 2023

Ma M.M., Liu J., Zhao H.P., Yue S.Z., Zhong L., Huang Y.B., Jia X.H., Liu K., Li X.B.*, Wang Z.J.*, Qu S.C.*, Lei Y.*, ‘Broadened photocatalytic capability to near-infrared for CdS hybrids and positioning hydrogen evolution sites’Applied Catalysis B: Environmental (IF 22.1), 325, 122327, 2023

Jiang T., Wang Y., Zheng Y., Wang L., He X., Li L.Q., Deng Y., Dong H., Tian H.*, Geng Y., Xie L., Lei Y., Ling H.F.*, Ji D.Y.*, Hu W.P.,
‘Tetrachromatic vision-inspired neuromorphic sensors with ultraweak ultraviolet detection’
Nature Communications (Impact factor 16.6), 14, 2281, 2023

Ran Y., Ren J., Yang Z., Zhao H., Wang Y.*, Lei Y.*,
‘3D flower-like MnV12O31·10H2O as a high-capacity and long-lifespan cathode material for aqueous zinc-ion batteries’
Small Structures (Impact factor15.9), 4 (11), 2300136, 2023

Ren J., Ran Y., Yang Z., Zhao H., Wang Y.*, Lei Y.*,
‘Boosting material utilization via direct growth of Zn2(V3O8)2 on the carbon cloth as a cathode to achieve a high-capacity aqueous zinc ion battery’
Small (Impact factor 13.3), 19 (46), 2303307, 2023

Zheng Y., Li H., Jiang T., Jiao F., Li J., Lei Y., Tian G.*, Bi J., Xuan Y. Li L.*, Ji D.*, Hu W.,
‘Interfacial molecular screening of polyimide dielectric towards high-performance organic field-effect transistors’
Chinese Chemical Letters (IF 9.1), accepted and in press, 2023

Xu C., Qiu J., Dong Y., Li Y., Shen Y., Zhao H., Kaiser U., Shao G.*, Lei Y.*,
‘Dual-functional electrode promoting dendrite-free and CO2 utilization enabled high reversible symmetric Na-CO2 batteries’
Energy & Environmental Materials (Impact factor 15.0), accepted and in press, 2023

Zhang C., Pankaj Chandan Solanki, Cao D., Zhao H., Lei Y*,
‘Integration of cointercalation and adsorption enabling superior rate performance of carbon anodes for symmetric sodium-ion capacitors’
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces (Impact factor 9.5), 15 (20), 24459–24469, 2023

Qiao Y., Zhao H.P., Shen Y.L., Li L.Q., Rao Z.H.*, Shao G.S.*, Lei Y.*,
‘Recycling of graphite anode from spent lithium-ion batteries: advances and perspectives’
EcoMat (Impact factor 14.6), 5 (4),e12321, 2023

Hu P., Dong Y., Yang G., Chao X., He S., Zhao H., Fu Q., Lei Y.*,
‘Hollow CuSbSy coated by nitrogen-doped carbon as anode electrode for high-performance potassium-ion storage’
Batteries (IF 4.0), 9 (5), 238, 2023

Wang C., Zheng C.F., Zhao H.P., FuQ.*, LeiY.*, ‘TiO2 Thickness-dependent charge transfer effect in p-aminothiophenol molecules chemisorbed on TiO2/Ni substrates’Applied Surface Science (Impact factor6.7), 610, 155573, 2023

Ma M., Wang Z.J.*, Lei Y.*, ‘An in-depth understanding of photophysics in organic photocatalysts’Journal of Semiconductors (Impact factor5.1), 44 (3), 030401, 2023

Xu C., Dong Y., Shen Y., Zhao H., Li L., Shao G.*, Lei Y.*, ‘Fundamental understanding of nonaqueous and hybrid Na-CO2 batteries: challenges and perspectives’Small (Impact factor 13.3), 19 (15), 2206445, 2023

Zhao J.P., Wang Y.H., Qian Y.D., Jin H.L., Tang X.Y., Huang Z.M., Lou J.Y.,Zhang Q.C.*, Lei Y.*, Wang S.*,
‘Hierarchical Design of Cross-linked NiCo2S4 Nanowires Bridged NiCo-Hydrocarbonate Polyhedrons for High-Performance Asymmetric Supercapacitor’
Advanced Functional Materials (Impact factor 19.0), 33 (4), 2210238,2023

Niu W., Xu B., Li F., Hou M., Ren K., Zhang D.*, Lei Y.*, Yang B., Liang F.*,
‘Hierarchical mesoporous NiO nanosheet arrays as integrated electrode for hybrid sodium-air batteries’
Ceramics International (Impact factor 5.2), 49 (13), 21355-21362, 2023

Ma M., Zhao H., Wang Z.*, Lei Y.*,
‘Designing atomic interfaces in chalcogenides for boosting photocatalysis’
Solar RRL (Impact factor 7.9), 7 (9), 2300025, 2023
(This paper is selected into the Hall of Fame series of Solar RRL: onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/toc/10.1002/(ISSN)2367-198X.HallofFame)

Hu Y., Wang Z., Huang Y., Shi R., Wang S., Chen X., Bi J., Xuan Y., Lei Y., Li L.Q.*, Yang C.L.*, Hu W.P.,
‘Deep ultraviolet phototransistor based on Thiophene-Fluoro-benzene oligomer with high mobility and performance’
Chinese Journal of Chemistry (Impact factor 5.4), 41 (13), 1539-1544, 2023

He S., Wang Z., Wang Z.J.*, Lei Y.*,
‘Recent progress and future prospect of novel multi-ion storage devices’
Journal of Semiconductors (Impact factor5.1), 44 (4), 040201, 2023

Chao X., Yan C., Zhao H., Wang Z.J.*, Lei Y.*,
‘Micro-nano structural electrode architecture for high power energy storage’
Journal of Semiconductors (Impact factor5.1), 44 (5), 050201, 2023

Hu Y., Zheng L., Li J., Huang Y., Wang Z.*, Lu X., Yu L., Wang S., Sun Y., Ding S., Ji D. Lei Y., Chen X.*, Li L.Q.*, Hu W.P.,
‘Organic phase change memory transistor based on an organic semiconductor with reversible molecular conformation transition’
Advanced Science (IF 15.1), 10 (4), 2205694, 2022

Wang Z., Ma Y., Guo S., Yuan L., Hu Y., Huang Y., Chen X., Ji D., Bi J., Lei Y., Han C.*, Li L.*, Hu W.,
‘Suppressing the intrinsic photoelectric response of organic semiconductors for highly-photostable organic transistors’
Small (Impact factor 13.3), accepted and in press, 2304634, 2023

Li H., Geng D., Lei Y., Jiao F.*, Li L.Q.*, Ji D.Y.*, Hu W.P.,
‘Recent progress in fluorinated dielectric-based organic field-effect transistors and applications’
Advanced Sensor Research, 2 (10), 2300034, 2023

Wang Z., Hong P., Zhao H., Lei Y.*,
‘Recent developments and future prospects of transition metal compounds as electrode materials for potassium-ion hybrid capacitors’
Advanced Materials Technologies (Impact factor 6.8), 8 (3), 2200515, 2023

Xu D., Zhang S., Yu Y., Zhang S., Ding Q., Lei Y., Shi W.D.*,
‘Ultrathin metal Ni layer on ZnO/TiO2 photoelectrodes with excellent photoeletrochemical performance in multiple electrolyte solutions’
Fuel (Impact factor 7.4), 351, 128774, 2023

Hu P., Dong Y., Wu Z., Fu Q., Zhao H., Lei Y.*,
‘Bimetallic-based composites for potassium-ion storage: challenges and perspectives’
Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers (Impact factor 7.0), 10, 4668-4694, 2023

Bai Y., Fang Z., Lei Y., Liu L., Zhao H., Bai H.*, Fan W.*, Shi W.*,
‘FCF-LDH/BiVO4 with synergistic effect of physical enrichment and chemical adsorption for efficient reduction of nitrate’
Green Energy & Environment (Impact factor 13.3), in press (https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gee.2023.05.011), 2023

Yu Y., He G., Zhu X., Yu J., Shi Y., Lei Y.*, Sun F.*,
‘A flexible humidity sensor constructed by ordered-pore-array of slightly reduced graphene oxide with much enhanced sensing response’
Surfaces and Interfaces (Impact factor 6.2), 41, 103204, 2023

Xu H.,Xu D.*,Deng S., Li D.,Jiang T.,Li L., Fan W.,  Lei Y., Shi W.*,
‘Photochemical and electrochemical co-regulation of the BiVO4 photoanode for water splitting’
Chemical Communications (Impact factor 4.9), 59 (23), 3435-3438, 2023

Hou M., Zhou Y., Liang F., Zhao H., Ji D., Zhang D.*, Li L., Lei Y.*,
‘Research progress of solid electrolyte interphase for sodium metal anodes’
Chemical Engineering Journal (Impact factor 15.1), 475, 146227, 2023

Tang X., Lv X., Lou J., Fan T., Chen H., Wang W., Zhang S.*, Zhao H., Zhang Q.*, Wang S., Lei Y.*,
‘Rational design of hierarchical candied-haws-like NiCo2O4@Ni,Co-(HCO3)heterostructure for the electrochemical performance enhancement of supercapacitor’
ACS Applied Energy Materials (Impact factor 6.4), accepted and in press, 2023

Huang Z., Ma F., Dong K., Yue S., Li C., Wu Y., Huang J., Han X., Shun J., Li Z., Liu K., Wang Z., Lei Y., Qu S., Wang Z.,
‘Submicron optical frequency combs based on surface plasmon polaritons metallic multi-ring resonator’
Photonics Research (Impact Factor 7.6), 11 (12), 2105-2112, 2023

Hou S., Xie Z., Zhang D.*, Yang B., Lei Y., Liang F.*,
‘High-purity graphene and carbon nanohorns prepared by base-acid treated waste tires carbon via direct current arc plasma’Environmental Research (Impact factor 8.3), accepted and in press, 117071, 2023

Zhao Z., Yang X., Xu B., Niu W., Ren K., Hou M., Zhang D.*, Lei Y.*, Liang F.*,
‘A quasi-solid-state sodium-air battery fabricated by gelatinous Na-BP-DME@C anode and succinonitrile plastic crystal cathode electrolyte’
International Journal of Minerals, Metallurgy and Materials (Impact factor 4.8), accepted and in press, 2023

Yang H., Huang Y., Luo B., Xie Z., Li D., Xu D., Lei Y., Shi W*,
Infrared light dual-excitation of Ni-phytate-sensitized ZnIn2S4 with sulfur vacancies for enhanced NIR-driven photocatalysis’
Chemical Communications
 (Impactor factor 4.9), in press, 2023

2022

Xu R., Zeng Z.Q.,Lei Y.*
‘Well-defined nanostructuring with designable anodic aluminium oxide template'Nature Communications (Impact factor 16.6), 13 (1), 2435, 2022

Zhang J.X.*, Zhao H.P., Gong M., Zhang L.D., Yan Z.J, Xie K.,Fei G.T., Zhu X.G., Kong M.G., Zhang S.Y., Zhang L., Lei Y.*
‘Revealing truncated conical geometry of nanochannels in anodic aluminium oxide membranes’ Nanoscale (Impact factor 6.7), 14, 5356–5368, 2022

Dong Y.L., Yan C.Z., Zhao H.P., Lei Y.*
‘Recent advances in two-dimensional heterostructures as advanced electrode materials for potassium-ion batteries’
Small Structures (Impact factor 15.9), 3(3), 2100221, 2022

Qiu J.J., Zhao H.P., Lei Y.*
‘Emerging smart design of electrodes for micro-supercapacitors: a review’SmartMat (Impact factor 20.4), 3 (3), 447-473, 2022

Liu J., Zhao H., Wang Z.*, Hannappel T., Kramm U., Etzold B., Lei Y.*
‘Tandem nanostructures: a prospective platform for photoelectrochemical water splitting’Solar RRL (Impact factor 7.9), 6 (9), 2200181, 2022

Yang X.C., Peng C., Hou M.J., Zhang D., Yang B., Xue D.F.,Lei Y.,Liang F.*
‘Rational design of electrolyte solvation structures for modulating 2e/4e transfer in sodium–air batteries’
Advanced Functional Materials (Impact factor 19.0), 32 (23), 2201258, 2022

Yang G.W., Wu Y.H., Fu Q., Zhao H.P., Lei Y.*
‘Nanostructured metal selenides as anodes for potassium-ion batteries’
Sustainable Energy & Fuels (Impact factor 5.6), 6, 2087-2112, 2022

Gao Y.Y., Cui M.H., Qu S.C., Zhao H.P., Shen Z.T., Tan F.R.*, Dong Y.L., Qin C.C.*, Wang Z.J.*, Zhang W.F., Wang Z.G., Lei Y.*
‘Efficient organic solar cells enabled by simple non-fused electron donors with low synthetic complexity’
Small (Impact factor 13.3), 18 (3), 2104623, 2022

Li Y.G., Yan C.Z., Chen X., Lei Y.*, Ye B.C.*
‘A highly robust self-supporting nickel nanoarray based on anodic alumina oxide template for determination of dopamine’
Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical (Impact factor 8.4), 350, 130835, 2022

Zhang Y., Sha M., Fu Q., Zhao H.P., Lei Y*
‘An overview of metal-organic frameworks derived carbon as anode materials for sodium- and potassium-ion batteries’
Materials Today Sustainability (Impact factor 7.8), 18, 100156, 2022

Zhou Y.J., Wang Z.D., Zheng C.F., Fu Q., Wu M.H., Zhao H.P., Lei Y.*
‘Construction of Co0.85Se@nickel nanopores array hybrid electrode for high-performance asymmetric supercapacitors’
Chemical Engineering Science (Impact factor 4.7), 247, 117081, 2022

Zhang Y., Tao J., Zhang C.L., Zhao H.P., Lei Y.*
‘KOH activated nitrogen and oxygen co-doped tubular carbon clusters as anode material for boosted potassium-ion storage capability’
Nanotechnology (Impact factor 3.5), 33 (29), 295403, 2022

Hou S., Zhang D., Xie Z., Kang Y., Tang Z., Dai Y., Lei Y., Chen J.*, Liang F.*
‘Activated carbon prepared from waste tire pyrolysis carbon black via CO2/KOH activation used as supercapacitor electrode’
Science China Technological Sciences (Impact factor 4.6), accepted and in press (doi: 10.1007/s11431-021-2032-3), 2022

Xu B., Zhang D., Chang S., Hou M., Peng C., Xue D., Yang B., Lei Y., Liang F.*
‘Fabrication of Long-Life Quasi-Solid-State Na-CO2 Battery by Formation of Na2C2O4 Discharge Product’
Cell Reports Physical Science (Impact factor 8.9), 3 (7), 100973, 2022

Yang G., Yan C., Hu P., Fu Q., Zhao H., Lei Y.*
‘Synthesis of CoSe2 reinforced nitrogen-doped carbon composites as advanced anode for potassium-ion batteries’
Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers (Impact factor 7.0),9, 3719-3727, 2022

Zhang Y., Zhang C., Fu Q., Zhao H.P., Lei Y.*
‘Modified polydopamine derivatives as high-performance organic anode for potassium-ion batteries’
Sustainable Energy & Fuels (Impact factor 5.6), 6, 3527-3535, 2022

Meng C., He W., Kong Z., Liang Z., Zhao H., Lei Y., Wu Y*, Hao X.*
‘Multifunctional water-organic hybrid electrolyte for rechargeable zinc ions batteries’

Chemical Engineering Journal (Impact factor 15.1), 450 (3), 138265, 2022

Qiao Y., Zhao H.P., Rao Z.H., Lei Y.*
‘High adsorption graphene oxide prepared by graphite anode from spent lithium-ion batteries for methylene blue removal’
Batteries (IF 4.0), 8 (11), 249, 2022

2021

Xu R., Du L., Adekoya D., Zhang G.X., Zhang S.Q.*, Sun S.H.*, Lei Y.*
‘Well-defined nanostructures for electrochemical energy conversion and storage'Advanced Energy Materials (Impact factor 27.8), 11 (15) (Special Issue: 10th Anniversary Edition, International Collaborations in Energy Research), 2001537, 2021

Sha M., Zhao H.P., Lei Y.*
‘Updated insights into 3D architected electrodes for micro-power sources’
Advanced Materials (Impact factor 29.4), 33 (45), 2103304, 2021

Yao J., Zhang C.L., Yang G.W., Sha M., Dong Y.N., Fu Q., Wu Y.H., Zhao H.P., Wu M.H., Lei Y.*
‘Bismuth nanoparticles confined in carbonaceous nanosphere as anode for high-performance potassium-ion batteries’
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces (Impact factor 9.5), 13 (27), 31766-31774, 2021

Wu Y.H., Xu R., Wang Z.J., Hao X.R., Zhang C.L., Zhao H.P., Li W., Wang S.Z., Dong Y.L., Zhitao Huang Z.T., Lei Y.*
‘Carbon-free crystal-like Fe1xS as an anode for potassium-ion batteries’
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces (Impact factor 9.5), 13 (46), 55218–55226, 2021

Lu Z.X., Mu K.W., Zhang Z.Y., Luo Q., Yin Y.H., Liu X.B., Li Y.S., Lei Y.*, Wu Z.P.*
‘A porous current collector cleaner enables thin cathode electrolyte interphase on LiCoO2 for stable high-voltage cycling’
Journal of Materials Chemistry A (Impact factor 11.9), 9 (47), 26989-26998, 2021

Zheng Y., Yi J.M., Wang W.X.*, Silies M., Zhang Y.F., Lienau C., Lei Y.*
‘Centimeter-Scale Gold Nanoparticle Arrays for Spatial Mapping of the Second Harmonic and Two-Photon Luminescence’
ACS Applied Nano Materials (Impact factor 5.9), 4(11), 11563–11572, 2021

Zhang K.Y., Cui D.F., Huang X.P., Liang F., Gao G., Song T.Y., Zhang L.B., Yao Y.C.*, Lei Y.
‘Insights into the electrochemical reaction mechanism of iron oxalate toward the reduction by lithium’
Chemical Engineering Journal (Impact factor 15.1), 426, 131446, 2021

Zhao X.X., Zhang C.L., Yang G.W., Wu Y.H., Fu Q., Zhao H.P., Lei Y.*
‘Bismuth selenide nanosheets confined in thin carbon layers as anode material for advanced potassium-ion batteries’
Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers (Impact factor 7.0), 8, 4267-4275, 2021

Zhang H.M., Zhou M., Guo Y.Q., Yu Z.J., Xu R., Wen L.Y., Wang Y., Zhao H.P., Lei Y.*
‘Gas flow-assisted wrinkle-free transfer of centimeter-scale ultrathin alumina membrane onto arbitrary substrates’
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces (Impact factor 9.5), 13 (29), 35124-35132, 2021

Zhang H.M., Zhou M., Zhao H.P., Lei Y.*
‘Ordered nanostructures arrays fabricated by anodic aluminum oxide (AAO) template-directed methods for energy conversion’
Nanotechnology (Impact factor 3.5), 32 (50), 502006, 2021

Wang S.Z., Zhao H.P., Lv S.Y., Jiang H.H., Shao Y.L., Wu Y.Z., Hao X.P.*, Lei Y.*
‘Insight into nickel-cobalt oxysulfide nanowires as advanced anode for sodium-ion capacitors’
Advanced Energy Materials (Impact factor 27.8), 11 (18), 2100408, 2021

Liang F.*, Zhang K., Zhang L.*, Zhang Y.J.*, Lei Y., Sun X.*
‘Recent development of electrocatalytic CO2 reduction application to energy conversion’
Small (Impact factor 13.3), 17 (44), 2100323, 2021

Li Q.W., Wang H., Tang X.F., Zhou M.*, Zhao H.P., Xu Y., Xiao W., Lei Y.*
‘Electrical conductivity adjustment for interface capacitive-like storage in sodium-ion battery’
Advanced Functional Materials (Impact factor 19.0), 31 (24), 2101081, 2021

Chang S., Hou M., Xu B., Liang F.*, Qiu X., Yao Y., Qu T., Ma W., Yang B., Dai Y., Chen K., Xue D., Zhao H., Lin X., Poon F., Lei Y.*, Sun X.*
‘High-performance quasi-solid-state Na-air battery via gel cathode by confining moisture’
Advanced Functional Materials (Impact factor 19.0), 31 (22), 2011151, 2021

Wu Y.H., Zhang C.L., Zhao H.P., Lei Y.*
‘Recent advances in ferromagnetic metal (Fe, Co, and Ni) chalcogenides as anodes for sodium- and potassium-ion batteries’
Journal of Materials Chemistry A (Impact factor 11.9), 9 (15), 9506-9534, 2021

Wu Y.H., Zhang Q.C., Xu Y., Xu R., Li L., Li Y.L., Zhang C.L., Zhao H.P., Wang S.*, Kaiser U., Lei Y.*
‘Enhanced potassium storage capability of two-dimensional transition metal chalcogenides enabled by a collective strategy’
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces(Impact factor 9.5), 13 (16), 18838–18848, 2021

Zhang D., Zhao H.P., Liang F.*, Ma W.H.*, Lei Y.*
‘Nanostructured arrays for metal–ion battery and metal–air battery applications’
Journal of Power Sources (Impact factor 9.2), 493, 229722, 2021

Xu C.F., Zhan J.*, Wang Z.J., Fang X., Chen J., Liang F.*,Zhao H.P., Lei Y.*
‘Biomass-derived highly dispersed Co/Co9S8 nanoparticles encapsulated in S, N-codoped hierarchically porous carbon as an efficient catalyst for hybrid Na-CO2 batteries’
Materials Today Energy (Impact factor 9.3), 19, 100594, 2021

Huo D.X., Chen B., Li M.T., Meng G.W.*, Lei Y.*, Zhu C.H.*
‘Template-assisted fabrication of Ag-nanoparticles@ZnO-nanorods array as recyclable 3D surface enhanced Raman scattering substrate for rapid detection of trace pesticides’
Nanotechnology (Impact factor 3.5), 32 (14), 145302, 2021

Liang Z.Y., Yang M.Z., Wang S.Z., Chang B., Tu H.Y., Shao Y.L., Zhang B.G.*, Zhao H.P., Lei Y., Shen J.X., Wu Y.Z.*, Hao X.P.
‘Hollow submicrospheres of trimetallic selenides for high–capacity lithium and sodium ion batteries’
Chemical Engineering Journal (Impact factor 15.1), 405, 126724, 2021

Wei H.F., Wang J.H., Lin Q., Zou Y.W., Chen X.A.*, Zhao H.P., Li J., Jin H.L., Lei Y.*, Wang S.*
‘Incorporating ultra-small N-dopedMo2C nanoparticlesonto 3D N-doped flower-like carbon nanospheres for robust electrocatalytic hydrogen evolution’
Nano Energy (Impact factor 17.6), 86, 106047, 2021

Nasori N.*, Cao D., Wang Z., Farahdina U., Rubiyanto A., Lei Y.*
‘In-between gap separation effect of CuWO4 nanocore arrays to improve photoanode water splitting’
Molecules (Impact factor 4.6), 26 (10), 2900, 2021

Zhang D., Xie Z., Zhang K., Wang H., Qu T., Ma W., Yang B., Dai Y., Liang F.*, Lei Y., Watanabe T.
‘Controlled regulation of the transformation of carbon nanomaterials under H2 mixture atmosphere by arc plasma’
Chemical Engineering Science (Impact factor 4.7), 241, 116695, 2021

2020

Lei Z.D., Liu L., Zhao H.P.*, Liang F.*, Chang S.L., Li L., Zhang Y., Lin Z.*, Kröger J., Lei Y.*
‘Nanoelectrode design from microminiaturized honeycomb monolith with ultrathin and stiff nanoscaffold for high-energy micro-supercapacitors’
Nature Communications (Impact factor 16.6), 11 (1), 299 (doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-14170-6), 2020

Zhao H.P., Lei Y.*
‘3D nanostructures for the next generation of high-performance nano-devices for electrochemical energy conversion and storage’
Advanced Energy Materials(Impact factor 27.8), 10 (28), 2001460, 2020

Zhang C.L., Xu Y., Du G.Y., Wu Y.H., Li Y.L., Zhao H.P., Kaiser U., Lei Y.*
‘Oxygen-functionalized soft carbon nanofibers as high-performance cathode of K-ion hybrid capacitor’
Nano Energy (Impact factor 17.6), 70, 104661,2020

Cui C.X., Gao Y., Li J. Yang C., Liu M., Jin H.L., Xia Z.H., Dai L.M., Lei Y., Wang J.C., Wang S.*
"Origins of boosted charge storage on heteroatom-doped carbons"
Angewandte Chemie International Edition(Impact factor 16.6), 132 (20), 8002-8007, 2020

Yan C.Z, Zhao H.P., Li J., Jin H.L., Liu L., Wu W.Y., Wang J.C., Lei Y.*, Wang S.*
‘Mild-temperature solution-assisted encapsulation of phosphorus into ZIF-8 derived porous carbon as lithium-ion battery anode’
Small (Impact factor 15.153), 16 (11), 1907141, 2020

Jin H.L., Lu H., Wu W.Y., Chen S.Q., Liu T.C., Bi X.X., Xie W.N., Chen X., Yang K.Q., Li J., Liu, A.L., Lei Y., Wang J.C., Wang S., Lu J.*
‘Tailoring conductive networks within hollow carbon nanospheres to host phosphorus for advanced sodium ion batteries’
Nano Energy (Impact factor 19.069), 70, 104546, 2020

Zhang C.L., Xu Y., He K.M., Dong Y.L., Zhao H.P., Medenbach L., Wu Y.H., Balducci A., Hannappel T., LeiY.*
‘Polyimide@Ketjenblack composite: a porous organic cathode for fast rechargeable potassium-ion batteries’
Small (Impact factor 13.3), 16 (38), 2002953, 2020

Zhang Q.C., Zhao J.P., Wu Y.C., Li J.,Jin H.L., Zhao S.Q., Chai L.L., Wang Y.H., Lei Y.*, Wang S.*
‘Rapid and controllable synthesis of nanocrystallized nickel-cobalt boride electrode materials via a mircoimpinging stream reaction for high performance supercapacitors’
Small (Impact factor 13.3), 16 (39), 2003342, 2020

Azam M., Yue S.Z., Xu R., Yang S.J., Liu K., Huang Y.B., Sun Y., Hassan A., Ren K.K., Tan F.R., Wang Z.J.*, Lei Y.*, Qu S.C.*, Wang Z.G.
‘Realization of moisture resistive perovskite film for high efficient solar cells using molecule incorporation’
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces(Impact factor 9.5), 12 (35), 39063-39073, 2020

Xu R., Wen L.Y.,Wang Z.J.,Zhao H.P., Mu G.N.,Zeng Z.Q., Zhou M., Bohm S., Zhang H.M., Wu Y.H., Runge E., Lei Y.*
‘Programmable multiple plasmonic resonances of nanoparticle superlattice for enhancing photoelectrochemical activity’
Advanced Functional Materials (Impact factor 19.0), 30 (48), 2005170, 2020

Jiang H.H., Wang S.Z., Zhang B.G.*, Shao Y.L., Wu Y.Z., Zhao H.P., Lei Y., Hao X.P.*
‘High performance lithium-ion capacitors based on LiNbO3-arched 3D graphene aerogel anode and BCNNT cathode with enhanced kinetics match’
Chemical Engineering Journal (Impact factor 15.1), 396, 125207, 2020

Huo D.X., Chen B.*, Meng G.W.*, Huang Z.L., Li M.T., Lei Y.*
‘Ag nanoparticles@bacterial nanocellulose as 3D flexible and robust surface-enhanced Raman scattering substrate’
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces(Impact factor 9.5), 12 (45), 50713-50720, 2020

Sha M., Liu L., Zhao H.P., Lei Y.*
‘Review on recent advances of cathode materials for potassium-ion batteries’
Energy & Environmental Materials(Impact factor 15.0), 3 (1), 56-66, 2020

Zhang C.L., Zhao H.P., Lei Y.*
‘Recent research progress of anode materials for potassium-ion batteries’
Energy & Environmental Materials(Impact factor 15.0), 3 (2), 105-120, 2020

Mohamed S.H., Zhao H.P., Romanus H., El-Hossary F.M., EL-Kassem M.A., Awad M.A., Rabia M., Lei Y.
‘Optical, water splitting and wettability of titanium nitride/titanium oxynitride bilayer films for hydrogen generation and solar cells applications’
Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing (Impact factor 4.1), 105, 104704, 2020

Zhu C.H., Zhao Q.S., Meng G.W.*, Wang X.J., Hu X.Y., Han F.M., Lei Y.*
‘Silver nanoparticle-assembled micro-bowl arrays for sensitive SERS detection of pesticide residue’
Nanotechnology (Impact factor 3.5), 31 (20), 205303, 2020

Yuan N., Zhao H.P., Zheng C.F., Zheng X.Z., Fu Q.*, Wu M.H.*, Lei Y.*
‘An efficient nanopatterning strategy for controllably fabricating ultrasmall gaps as highly sensitive SERS platform’
Nanotechnology (Impact factor 3.5), 31 (4), 045301, 2020

Li Q.W., Zhang H.M., Zhang L.J., Zhou M.*, Lei Y.*
‘Ultrathin Na2Ti2O4(OH)2 nanowall for boosting sodium storage’
Materials Letters (Impact factor 3.0), 269, 127649, 2020

Cheng M., Qu T., Zi J., Yao Y.C., Liang F.*, Ma W.H., Yang B., Dai Y.N., Lei Y.*
‘A hybrid solid electrolyte for solid-state sodium ion batteries with good cycle performance’
Nanotechnology (Impact factor 3.5), 31 (42), 425401, 2020

Yang Q.J., Wang Q.S., Long Y., Wang F., Wu L.L., Pan J., Han J., Lei Y., Shi W.D.*, Song S.Y.*
‘In Situ Formation of Co9S8 Quantum Dots in MOF-Derived Ternary Metal Layered Double Hydroxide Nanoarrays for High-Performance Hybrid Supercapacitors’
Advanced Energy Materials(Impact factor 27.8), 10 (7), 1903193, 2020

Omidiana* M., Neel N., Manske M., Pezoldt J., Lei Y., Kröger J.
‘Structural and local electronic properties of clean and Li-intercalated graphene on SiC(0001)’
Surface Science(Impact factor 1.9), 699, 121638, 2020

Rabia M., AboLaila S., Zhao H.P., Shaban M., Lei Y.*, Ahmed A.
‘TiO2/TiOxNY hollow mushrooms-like nanocomposite photoanode for hydrogen electrogeneration’
Journal of Porous Materials (Impact factor 2.6), 27 (1), 133-139, 2020

Liu J., Zhu C.H., Pan Q.J., Meng G.W.*, Lei Y.*
‘Ag-nanoparticles-decorated Ge-nanowhisker grafted on carbon fiber cloth as flexible and effective SERS substrates’
ChemistrySelect(Impact factor 2.1), 5 (27), 8338-8343, 2020

Sha M., Liu L., Zhao H.P., Lei Y.*
‘Anode materials for potassium-ion batteries: current status and prospects’
Carbon Energy (Impact factor 20.5), 2 (3), 350-369, 2020

Yu Y.*, Guo Z.P., Mo Y.F., Lei Y.
‘Post lithium battery materials and technology’
EcoMat (Impact factor 14.6), 2 (4), e12048, 2020. 12.213

Zhu H.F., Sha M., Zhao H.P., Nie Y.T., Sun X.H.*, Lei Y.*
‘Highly- rough surface carbon nanofibers film as an effective interlayer for lithium-sulfur batteries’
Journal of Semiconductors, 41 (9), 092701, 2020

Liu J., Wang Z.J.*, Lei Y.*
‘A close step towards industrialized application of solar water splitting’
Journal of Semiconductors (Impact factor 5.1), 41(9), 090401, 2020

Zhao C.*, Wang Z.J.*, Shu D.J.*, Lei Y.*
‘Preface to the special issue on challenges and possibilities ofenergy storage’
Journal of Semiconductors (Impact factor 5.1), 41(9), 090101, 2020

2019

Xu R., Zhao H.P., Jin H.L., Wang Z.J., Zhang Z.L., Xu S.P., Zeng Z.Q., Wang S.*, Lei Y.*
‘Scalable fabrication of geometry-tunable self-aligned superlattice photonic crystals for spectrum-programmable light trapping’
Nano Energy (Impact factor 17.6), 58, 543-551, 2019

Zhang J.J., Zhao H.P., Li J.,Jin H.L.*, Yu X.C., LeiY.*, Wang S.*
‘In-situ encapsulation of iron complex nanoparticles into biomass-derived heteroatom-enriched carbon nanotubes for high-performance supercapacitors’
Advanced Energy Materials (Impact factor 27.8), 9 (4), 1803221, 2019

Liu L., Li D., Zhao H.P.*, Dimitrova A., Li L.H., Fang Y.G., Krischok S., Shi W.D.*, Lei Y.*
‘Optimizing hydrogen evolution activity of nanoporous electrodes by dual-step surface engineering’
Applied Catalysis B: Environmental (Impact factor 22.1), 244, 87-95, 2019

Brand J., Leitherer S., Papior N.R., Neel N.*, Lei Y.
Brandbyge M., Kroeger J., ‘Nonequilibrium bond forces in single-molecule junctions’
Nano Letters (Impact factor 10.8), 19, 7845-7851, 2019

Wu Y.H., Xu Y.*, Li Y.L., Lyu P.B., Wen J., Zhang C.L, Zhou M., Fang Y.G., Zhao H.P., Kaiser U., Lei Y.*
‘Unexpected intercalation-dominated potassium storage in WS2 as a potassium-ion battery anode’
Nano Research (Impact factor 9.9), 12 (12), 2997-3002, 2019

Sun Y., Lu S.D., Xu R., Liu K., Zhou Z.Q., Yue S.Z., Azam M., Ren K.K., Wei Z.M., Wang Z.J.*, Qu S.C.*, Lei Y.*, Wang Z.G.
‘Collection optimization of photo-generated charge carriers for efficient organic solar cells’
Journal of Power Sources (Impact factor 9.2), 412, 465-471, 2019

Wu Y.Q., Qiu X.C., Liang F.*, Zhang Q.K., Koo A., Dai Y.N., Lei Y., Sun X.L.
‘A metal-organic framework-derived bifunctional catalyst for hybrid sodium-air batteries’
Applied Catalysis B: Environmental (Impact factor 22.1), 241, 407-414, 2019

Xu Y.*, Bahmani F., Zhou M., Li Y.L., Zhang C.L., Liang F., Kazemi S.H., Kaiser U., Meng G.W.*, Lei Y.*
‘Enhancing potassium-ion battery performance by defect and interlayer engineering’
Nanoscale Horizons (Impact factor 9.7), 4, 202-207, 2019

Li W., Xu Y.*, Dong Y.L., Wu Y.H., Zhang C.L., Zhou M., Fu Q., Wu M.H.*, Lei Y.*
‘Bismuth oxychloride nanoflake assemblies as a new anode for potassium ion batteries’
Chemical Communications (Impact factor 4.9), 55, 6507-6510, 2019

Yang Q.J., Liu Y., Yan M., Lei Y., Shi W.D.*
‘MOF-derived hierarchical nanosheet arrays constructed by interconnected NiCo-alloy@NiCo-sulfide core-shell nanoparticles for high-performance asymmetric supercapacitors’
Chemical Engineering Journal (Impact factor 15.1), 370, 666-676, 2019

Dong Y.L., Xu Y.*, Li W., Fu Q., Wu M.H.*, Manske E. Kroeger J., Lei Y.*
‘Insights into the crystallinity of layer-structured transition metal dichalcogenides on potassium ion battery performance: a case study of molybdenum disulfide’
Small (Impact factor 13.3), 15, 1900497 (doi: 10.1002/smll.201900497), 2019

Bahmani F., Kazemia S.H.*, Wu Y.H., Liu L., Xu Y.*, Lei Y.*
‘CuMnO2-reduced graphene oxide nanocomposite as a free-standing electrode for high-performance supercapacitors’
Chemical Engineering Journal (Impact factor 15.1), 375, 121966, 2019

Wang X.J., Zhu C.H., Hu X.Y., Xu Q.L., Zhao H.P., Meng G.W.*, Lei Y.*
‘Highly sensitive surface-enhanced Raman scattering detection of organic pesticides based on Ag-nanoplate decorated graphene-sheets’
Applied Surface Science (Impact factor 6.7), 486, 405-410, 2019

Duan X.Y., Wang J., Zhao Z., Zhao H.F., Cheng M., Wang C.W., Lei Y., Wang J.Y.*, Wang J.Z.
‘Poly-melamine sponge derived N-doped carbon/Fe3O4/graphene synthesized for lithium-ion anode’
Materials Letters (Impact factor 3.0), 251, 57-60, 2019

Lei M.Y., Liu J., Huang Y.B., Dong Y.L., Zhou S.Y., Zhao H.P., Wang Z.J.*, Wu M.H.*, Lei Y.*, Wang Z.G.
‘The optimization of optical modes in Ni-BiVO4 nanoarrays for boosting photoelectrochemical water splitting’
Nanotechnology (Impact factor 3.5), 30 (44), 445403, 2019

Liu L., Zhao H.P.*, Lei Y.*
‘Review on nanoarchitectured current collectors for pseudocapacitors’
Small Methods (Impact factor 12.4) (invited review article and cover picture), 3 (8), 1800341, 2019

Xu Y.,Dong H.S.,Zhou M.,Zhang C.L., Wu Y.H., Li W., Dong Y.L., Lei Y.*
‘Ammonium vanadium bronze as potassium ion battery cathode with high rate capability and cyclability’
Small Methods (Impact factor 12.4), 3 (8), 1800349, 2019

Zhao H.P., Wilde G., Lei Y.*
‘Recent research progress for electrochemical energy conversion and storage in Europe’
Small Methods (Impact factor 12.4) (invited editorial), 3 (8), 1900283, 2019

Liu L., Zhao H.P., Lei Y.*
‘Advances on three-dimensional electrodes for micro-supercapacitors: a mini-review’
InfoMat (Impact factor 22.7), 1 (1), 74-84, 2019

Zhang D., Chen L.M., Yao Y.C., Liang F.*, Qu T., Ma W.H., Yang B., Dai Y.N., Lei Y.
‘A novel approach to synthesize porous graphene by the transformation and deoxidation of oxygen-containing functional groups’
Chinese Chemical Letters (Impact factor 9.1), 30 (12), 2313-2317, 2019

Nasori N., Dai T.Y., Jia X.H., Rubiyanto A., Cao D.W., Qu S.C., Wang Z.G., Wang Z.J.*, Lei Y.*
‘Realizing super-long Cu2O nanowires arrays for high-efficient water splitting applications with a convenient approach’
Journal of Semiconductors (Impact factor 5.1), 40 (5), 052701, 2019

Zhang D., Zhang K.Y., Yao Y.C., Liang F.*, Qu T., Ma W.H., Yang B., Dai Y.N., Lei Y.
‘Intercalation and exfoliation syntheses of high specific surface area graphene and FeC2O4/graphene composite for anode material of lithium ion battery’
Fullerenes, Nanotubes and Carbon Nanostructures (Impact factor 2.3), 27 (9), 746-754, 2019

2018

Xu Y., Zhang C.C., Zhou M., Fu Q., Zhao C.X., Wu M.H.*, Lei Y.*
‘Highly nitrogen doped carbon nanofibers with superior rate capability and cyclability for potassium ion batteries’
Nature Communications (Impact factor 16.6), 9 (1), 1720 (doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-04190-z), 2018

Zhou M., Xu Y., Lei Y.*
‘Heterogeneous nanostructure array for electrochemical energy conversion and storage’
Nano Today (Impact factor 17.4) (invited review article), 20, 33-57, 2018

Xu Y., Zhou M., Lei Y.*
‘Organic materials for rechargeable sodium-ion batteries’
Materials Today (Impact factor 24.2) (invited review article), 21 (1), 60-78, 2018

Wen L.Y., Xu R., Cui C., Tang W.X., Mi Y., Lu X.X., Zeng Z.Q., Sui S.L., Gao P.X.*, Lei Y.*
‘Template-guided programmable Janus hetero-nanostructure arrays for efficient plasmonic photocatalysis’
Nano Letters (Impact factor 10.8), 18 (8), 4914-4921, 2018

Azam M., Yue S.Z., XuR., Liu K., Ren K.K., Sun Y., Liu J., Wang Z.J.*, Qu S.C.,* Lei Y.*, Wang Z.G.
‘Highly efficient solar cells based on Cl incorporated tri-cation perovskite materials’
Journal of Materials Chemistry A (Impact factor 11.9), 6 (28), 13725-13734, 2018

Xu S.P., Zhao H.P., Xu Y., Xu R., Lei Y.*
‘Carrier mobility dominated gas-sensing: a room-temperature gas-sensing mode for SnO2 nanorod array sensors’
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces (Impact factor 9.5), 10 (16), 13895–13902, 2018

Liu L., Zhao H.P.*, Wang Y., Fang Y.G., Xie J.L., Lei Y.*
‘Evaluating the role of nanostructured current collectors in energy storage capability of supercapacitor electrodes with thick electroactive materials layer’
Advanced Functional Materials (Impact factor 19.0), 28 (6), 1705107, 2018

Zhang Y.K.*, Simon C., Volkmann T., Kolbe M., Lei Y., Li L.W.*, Wilde G.*
‘Continuous transformations of the nucleation mechanism in the undercooled state’
Crystal Growth & Design (Impact factor 3.8), 18 (5), 2905–2911, 2018

Geng F., Zhao H.P., Fu Q., Mi Y., Miao L.K., Li W., Dong Y. L., Wu M.H., Lei Y.*
‘Gold nanochestnut arrays as ultra-sensitive SERS substrate for detecting trace pesticide residue’
Nanotechnology (Impact factor 3.5), 29 (29), 295502, 2018

Xu S.P., Xu Y., Zhao H.P., Xu R., Lei Y.*
‘Sensitive gas-sensing by creating adsorption active sites: coating a SnO2 layer on triangle arrays’
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces (Impact factor 9.5), 10 (34), 29092-29099, 2018

Xu S.P. Lei Y.*
‘Template-assisted fabrications of nanostructure arrays for sensing applications’
ChemPlusChem (Impact factor 3.4) (invited review article), 83 (8), 741-755, 2018

Zhao H.P., Liu L., Fang Y.G., Vellacheri R., Lei Y.*
‘Nickel nanopore arrays as promising current collectors for constructing solid-state supercapacitors with ultrahigh rate performance’
Chemical Science and Engineering (Impact factor 4.5), 12 (3), 481–493, 2018

Zhao H.P., Liu L., Lei Y.*
‘A mini review: Functional nanostructuring based on perfectly-ordered AAO template for energy conversion and storage’
Frontiers of Chemical Science and Engineering (Impact factor 4.5) (invited review article), 12 (3), 339–345, 2018

Yang Y., Fu Q., Zhao H.P., Mi Y., Li W., Dong Y.L., Wu M.H.*, Lei Y.*
‘MOF-assisted three-dimensional TiO2@C core/shell nanobelt arrays as superior sodium ion battery anodes’
Journal of Alloys and Compounds (Impact factor 6.2), 769, 257-263, 2018

Singh S.*, Mai P., Borowiec J., Zhang Y.X., Lei Y., Schober A.
‘Donor–acceptor stenhouse adducts grafted polycarbonate surfaces: selectivity of the reaction for secondary amine on surface’
Royal Society Open Science (Impact factor 3.5), 5 (7), 180207, 2018

Liu L., Chen N., Lei Y., Xue X.Y., Li L., Wang J.C., Komarneni S., Zhu H.Y.*, Yang D.J.*
‘Micro-nanostructured δ-Bi2O3 with surface oxygen vacancies as superior adsorbents for SeOx2-ions’
Journal of Hazardous Materials (Impact factor 13.6), 360, 279-287, 2018

Xie J.L., Yang P.P., Wang Y., Qi T., Lei Y., Li C.M.*
‘Puzzles and confusions in supercapacitor and battery: theory and solutions’
Journal of Power Sources (Impact factor 9.2), 401, 213–223, 2018

Li D., Zhao H.P., Li L.H., Mao B.D., Chen M., Shen H., Shi W.D.*, Jiang D.L.*, Lei Y.*
‘Graphene-sensitized perovskite oxide monolayer nanosheets for efficient photocatalytic reaction’
Advanced Functional Materials (Impact factor 19.0), 28 (52), 1806284, 2018

Yang Q.J., Liu Y., Xiao L.S., Yan M., Bai H.Y., Zhu F.F., Lei Y., Shi W.D.*
‘Self-templated transformation of MOFs into layered double hydroxide nanoarrays with selectively formed Co9S8 for high-performance asymmetric supercapacitors’
Chemical Engineering Journal (Impact factor 15.1), 354, 716-726, 2018

Dong H.S., Xu Y*, Zhang C.L., Wu Y.H., Zhou M., Liu L., Li W., Dong Y.L., Fu Q., Wu M.H., Lei Y.*
‘MoS2 nanosheets with an expanded interlayer spacing for enhanced sodium storage’
Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers (Impact factor 7.0), 5 (12), 3099-3105, 2018

Zeng Z.Q., Xu R., Zhao H.P., Zhang H.M., Liu L., Xu S.P., LeiY.*
‘Exploration of nanowire- and nanotube-based electrocatalysts for oxygen reduction and oxygen evolution reaction’
Materials Today Nano (Impact factor 10.3), 3, 54-68, 2018

Eckstein M., Koppka C., Thiele S., Mi Y., Xu R., Lei Y., Hähnlein B., Schwierz F., Pezoldt J.*
‘MOCVD compatible atomic layer deposition process of Al2O3 on SiC and graphene/SiC heterostructures’
Materials Science Forum, 924, 506-510, 2018

2017

Wen L.Y., Xu R., Mi Y., Lei Y.*
‘Multiple nanostructures based on anodized aluminium oxide templates’
Nature Nanotechnology (Impact factor 38.3), 12 (3), 244-250, 2017

Yue S.Z., Liu K., Xu R., Li M.C., Azam M., Ren K.K., Liu J., Sun Y., Wang Z.J.*, Cao D.W., Yan X.H., Qu S.C.*, Lei Y.*, Wang Z.G.
‘Efficacious engineering on charge extraction for realizing high-efficient perovskite solar cells’
Energy & Environmental Science (Impact factor 32.5), 10, 2570-2578, 2017

Zhu F.F., Yan M., Liu Y.*, Shen H., Lei Y., Shi W.D.*
‘Hexagonal prism-like hierarchical Co9S8@Ni(OH)2 core-shell nanotubes on carbon fibers for high-performance asymmetric supercapacitors’
Journal of Materials Chemistry A (Impact factor 11.9), 5, 22782-22789, 2017

Xu R., Wen L.Y., Wang Z.J., Zhao H.P., Xu S.P., Mi Y., Xu Y., Sommerfeld M., Fang Y.G., Lei Y.*
‘Three-dimensional plasmonic nanostructure design for boosting photoelectrochemical activity’
ACS Nano (Impact factor 17.1), 11 (7), 7382–7389, 2017

Liu L., Hou H.L., Wang L., Xu R., Lei Y., Shen S.H., Yang D.J.*, Yang W.Y.*
‘A transparent CdS@TiO2 nanotextile photoanode with boosted photoelectrocatalytic efficiency and stability’
Nanoscale (Impact factor6.7), 9, 15650-15657, 2017

Xu Y., Zhou M., Zhang C.L., Wang C.L., Liang L.Y., Fang Y.G., Wu M.H., Cheng L., Lei Y.*
‘Oxygen vacancies: effective strategy to boost sodium storage of amorphous electrode materials’
Nano Energy (Impact factor 17.6), 38, 304-312, 2017

Zhao H.P., Liu L., Vellacheri R., Lei Y.*
‘Recent advances in designing and fabricating self-supported nanoelectrodes for supercapacitors’
Advanced Science (Impact factor 15.1) (invited review article), 4 (10), 1700188, 2017

Yue S.Z., Lu S.D., Ren K., Liu K., Azam M., Cao D.W., Wang Z.J.*, Lei Y.*, Qu S.C.*, Wang Z.G.
‘Insights into the influence of work functions of cathodes on efficiencies of perovskite solar cells’
Small (Impact factor 13.3), 13 (19), 1700007, 2017

Vellacheri R., Zhao H.P., Mühlstädt M., Al-Haddad A., Jandt K.D., Lei Y.*
‘Rationally engineered electrodes for high-performance solid-state cable-type supercapacitor’
Advanced Functional Materials (Impact factor 19.0), 27 (18), 1606696, 2017

Liang L.Y., Xu Y., Wen L.Y., Li Y.L., Zhou M., Wang C.L., Zhao H.P., Kaiser U., Lei Y.*
‘Hierarchical Sb-Ni nanoarrays as robust binder-free anodes for high-performance sodium-ion half cells and full Cells’
Nano Research (Impact factor 9.9), 10 (9), 3189-3201, 2017

Zhou M., Xu Y., Wang C.L., Li Q.W., Xiang J.X., Liang L.Y., Zhao H.P., Wu M.H., Lei Y.*
‘Amorphous TiO2 inverse opal anode for high-rate sodium ion batteries’
Nano Energy (Impact factor 17.6), 31, 514-524, 2017

Zhang C.L., Xu Y., Zhou M., Liang L.Y., Dong H.S., Wu M.H., Yang Y., Lei Y.*
‘Potassium Prussian blue nanoparticles: a low-cost cathode material for potassium-ion batteries’
Advanced Functional Materials (Impact factor 19.0) (back cover), 27 (4), 1604307, 2017

Liang L.Y., Xu Y., Li Y.L., Dong H.S., Zhou M., Zhao H.P., Kasier U., Lei Y.*
‘Facile synthesis of hierarchical fern leaf-like Sb and its application as additive-free anode for fast reversible Na-ion storage’
Journal of Materials Chemistry A (Impact factor 11.9), 5, 1749-1755, 2017

Gu Y., Jiao Z., Wu M.H., Luo B., Lei Y., Wang Y., Wang L.Z.*, Zhang H.J.*
‘Construction of point-line-plane (0-1-2 dimensional) Fe2O3-SnO2/graphene hybrids as the anodes with excellent lithium storage capability’
Nano Research (Impact factor 9.9), 10 (1), 121-133, 2017

Wu M.H.,Wang Y.X.,Xu Y., Ming J.,Zhou M.*, Xu R., Fu Q., Lei Y.*
‘Self-supported Bi2MoO6 nanowall for photoelectrochemical water splitting’
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces (Impact factor 9.5), 9 (28), 23647–23653, 2017

Wang Y.L., Yao C.J., Ding L., Li C.C., Wang J., Wu M.H.*, Lei Y.
‘Enhancement of the Immune Function by Titanium Dioxide Nanorods and Their Application in Cancer Immunotherapy’
Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology (Impact factor 2.9), 13 (4), 367-380, 2017

Tarish S., Xu Y., Wang Z.J., Mate F., Al-haddad A., Wang W.X., Lei Y.*
‘Highly efficient biosensors by using well-ordered ZnO/ZnS core/shell nanotube arrays’
Nanotechnology (Impact factor 3.5), 28 (40), 405501, 2017

Wang H., Wang S.G., Kan J.J., Deng X.Y., Wang W.C.*, Wu M.H.*, Lei Y.*
‘Low voltage driven surface micro-flow by Joule heating’
RSC Advances (Impact factor 3.9), 7, 29464-29468, 2017

Fu Q., Miao L.K., Lei Y.*
‘Efficient SERS substrate fabricated by simple aluminum pits template’
Materials Science Forum, 896, 26-31, 2017

2016

Lei Y.*
‘Functional nanostructuring for efficient energy conversion and storage’
Advanced Energy Materials (impact factor 27.8) (invited editorial), 6 (23), 1600461, 2016

Wang Z.J., Cao D.W., Wen L.Y., Xu R., Obergfell M., Mi Y., Zhan Z.B., Nasori, Demsar J., Lei Y.*
‘Manipulation of charge transfer and transport in nano-Au/PZT hybrids for photoelectrochemical applications’
Nature Communications (Impact factor 16.6), 7, 10348 (doi:10.1038/ncomms10348), 2016

Mi Y., Wen L.Y., Wang Z.J., Cao D.W., Xu R., Fang Y.G., Zhou Y.L., Lei Y.*
‘Fe(III) modified mof ultrathin nanosheet towards high-efficient visible-light photocatalyst’
Nano Energy (Impact factor 17.6), 30, 109-117, 2016

Li H.H., Xie M.L., Cui C.H., He D., Gong M., Jiang J., Zheng Y.R., Chen G., Lei Y., Yu S.H.*
‘Surface charge polarization at the interface: enhancing the oxygen reduction via precise synthesis of heterogeneous ultrathin Pt/PtTe nanowire’
Chemistry of Materials (Impact factor 8.6), 28 (24), 8890–8898, 2016

Al-Haddad A., Wang C.L.,Qi H.Y., Grote F., Wen L.Y., Bernhard J., Vellacheri R., Tarish S., Nabi G., Kaiser U., Lei Y.*
‘Highly-ordered 3D vertical resistive switching memory arrays with ultralow power consumption and ultrahigh density’
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces (Impact factor 9.5), 8 (35), 23348–23355, 2016

Wang C.L., Jiang C., Xu Y., Liang L.Y., Zhou M., Jiang J.J., Singh S., Zhao H.P., Schober A., Lei Y.*
‘A selectively permeable membrane for enhancing cyclability of organic sodium-ion batteries’
Advanced Materials (Impact factor 29.4), 28 (41), 9182–9187, 2016

Wen L.Y., Zhou M., Wang. C.L., Mi Y., Lei Y.*
‘Nanoengineering energy conversion and storage devices via atomic layer deposition’
Advanced Energy Materials (Impact factor 27.8) (invited review article and front cover), 6 (23), 1600468, 2016

Al-Haddad A., Wang Z.J., Zhou M., Tarish S., Vellacheri R., Lei Y.*
‘Constructing well-ordered CdTe/TiO2 core/shell nanowire arrays for solar energy conversion’
Small (Impact factor 13.3), 12 (40), 5538–5542, 2016
(The paper has been highlighted by Renewable Energy Global Innovations: https://reginnovations.org/product/key-scientific-article)

Zhan Z.B., Xu R., Zheng X.Z., Fu Q., Wu M.H., Lei Y.*
‘Effective approach to strengthen plasmon resonance localized on top surfaces of Ag nanoparticles and application in surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy’
Nanotechnology (Impact factor 3.5), 27 (44), 445301, 2016

Cao D.W., Nasori N., Wang Z.J., Wen L.Y., XuR., MiY., Lei Y.*
‘Facile surface treatment on Cu2O photocathodes for enhancing the photoelectrochemical response’
Applied Catalysis B: Environmental (Impact factor 22.1), 198, 398-403, 2016

Zhou M., Xu Y., Xiang J.X., Wang C.L., Liang L.Y., Fang Y.G., Wen L.Y., Mi Y., Lei Y.*
‘Understanding the orderliness of atomic arrangement towards enhanced sodium storage’
Advanced Energy Materials (Impact factor 27.8) (back cover), 6 (23), 1600448, 2016

Xiong X.H., Zhao B.T., Ding D., Chen D.C., Yang C.H.*, Lei Y., Liu M.L.*
‘One-step synthesis of architectural Ni3S2 nanosheet-on-nanorods array as high-performance electrodes for supercapacitors’
NPG Asia Materials (Impact factor 9.7), 8, e300 (doi:10.1038/am.2016.126), 2016

Xu J., Xin S., Liu J.W.*, Wang J.L., Lei Y., Yu S.H.*
Elastic carbon nanotube aerogel meets tellurium nanowires: a binder and collector free electrode for Li–Te batteries’
Advanced Functional Materials (Impact factor 19.0) (inside back cover), 26 (21), 3580–3588, 2016

Xu Y., Zhou M., Lei Y.*
‘Nanoarchitectured array electrodes for rechargeable lithium- and sodium-ion batteries’
Advanced Energy Materials (Impact factor 27.8) (invited review article and front cover), 6 (10), 1502514, 2016

Wang Z.J., Cao D.W., Xu R., Qu S.C., Wang Z.G., Lei Y.*
‘Realizing ordered arrays of nanostructures: a versatile platform for converting and storing energy efficiently’
Nano Energy (Impact factor 17.6) (invited review article), 19, 328–362, 2016

Wang C.L., Fang Y.G., Xu Y., Liang L.Y., Zhou M. , Zhao H.P., Lei Y.*
‘Manipulation of disodium rhodizonate: factors for fast-charge and -discharge sodium-ion batteries with long-term cyclability’
Advanced Functional Materials (Impact factor 19.0), 26, 1777-1786, 2016

Mi Y., Wen L.Y., Xu R., Wang Z.J., Cao D.W., Fang Y.G., Lei Y.*
'Constructing a AZO/TiO2 core/shell nanocones with uniformly dispersed Au NPs for enhancing photoelectrochemical water splitting'
Advanced Energy Materials (Impact factor 27.8) (back cover), 6 (1), 1501496, 2016

Tan F.R., Wang Z.J., Qu S.C., Cao D.W., Liu K., Jiang Q.W., Pang S.*, Zhang W.F.*, Lei Y.*, Wang Z.G.
‘CdSe thin film: a versatile buffer layer for improving performance of TiO<sub>2</sub> nanorod array: PbS quantum dot solar cells’
Nanoscale (Impact factor6.7), 8, 10198-10204, 2016

Cao D.W., Nasori N., Wang Z.J.*, Mi Y., Wen L.Y., Yang Y., Qu S.C., WangZ.G., Lei Y.*
‘P-type CuBi2O4: an easily accessible photocathodic material for high-efficient water splitting’
Journal of Materials Chemistry A (Impact factor 11.9), 4, 8995-9001, 2016

Gu L.B., Zhang H.J.*, Jiao Z., Li M.J.,Wu M.H., Lei Y.*
‘Glucosamine-induced growth of highly distributed TiO2nanoparticles on graphene nanosheets as high-performance photocatalysts’
RSC Advances (Impact factor 3.9), 6, 67039-67048, 2016

Zhang K., Deng X.Y., Fu Q., Meng Y., Zhao H.P., Wang W.C.*, Wu M.H.*, Lei Y.*
‘Photolithography compatible templated patterning of functional organic materials in emulsion’
Advanced Science (Impact factor 15.1), 3 (5), doi: 10.1002/advs.201500304, 2016

Vellacheri R., Zhao H.P., Mühlstädt M., Ming J., Al-Haddad A., Wu M.H., Jandt K.D., Lei Y.*
‘All-solid-state cable-type supercapacitors with ultra-high rate capability’
Advanced Materials Technologies (Impact factor 6.8),1 (1), doi: 10.1002/admt.201600012, 2016

Tarish S., Al-Haddad A., Xu R., Cao D.W., Wang Z.J.*, Qu S., Nabi G., Lei Y.*
‘The shift of optical absorption band edge of ZnO/ZnS core/shell nanotube arrays beyond quantum effects’
Journal of Materials Chemistry C (Impact factor 6.4), 4, 1369-1374, 2016

Mi Y., Wen L.Y., Zhao H.P., Zhou Y.L., Grote F., Lei Y.*
‘Ultra-low mass loading of platinum nanoparticles on bacterial cellulose derived carbon nanofibers for efficient hydrogen evolution’
Catalysis Today (Impact factor 5.3), 262, 141-145, 2016

Molinari A., D’Amico F., Calizzi M., Zheng Y., Boelsma C., Mooij L., Lei Y., Hahn H., Dam B., Pasquini L.*
'Interface and strain effects on the H-sorption thermodynamics of size-selected Mg nanodots'
International Journal of Hydrogen Energy (Impact factor 7.2), 41(23), 9841–9851, 2016

Zheng X.Z. Fu Q., Guo H.S., Wu M.H.*, Lei Y.*
‘Sensitive and reproducible nanogap SERS substrates for glucose biosensing’
Nanomedicine-Nanotechnology Biology and Medicine (Impact factor 5.4), 12 (2), 552, 2016

Muller J., Hannappel T., Hoffmann M., Jacobs H.O., Lei Y., Rangelow I.W., Schaaf P.
‘Application of nanostructuring, nanomaterials and micro-nano-integration for improved components and system's performance’
2016 Pan Pacific Microelectronics Symposium (Pan Pacific), Pages: 10 pp., doi: 10.1109/PanPacific.2016.7428387, 2016

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Zhan Z.B., Grote F., Wang Z.J., Xu R., Lei Y.*
'Degenerating plasmonic modes to enhance the performance of surface plasmon resonance for application in solar energy conversion'
Advanced Energy Materials (Impact factor 27.8), 5 (24), 1501654, 2015

Singh S., Friedel K., Himmerlich M., Lei Y., Schlingloff G., Schober A.*
‘Spatiotemporal photopatterning on polycarbonate surface through visible light photoswitchable DASA compounds’
ACS Macro Letters (Impact factor 5.8), 4 (11), 1273-1277, 2015

Chi D., Lu S.D., Xu R.,Liu K., Cao D.W., Wen L.Y., Mi Y., Wang Z.J.*, Lei Y.*, Qu S.C.*, Wang Z.G.
‘Fully understanding the positive roles of plasmonic nanoparticles in ameliorating the efficiency of organic solar cells’
Nanoscale (Impact factor6.7), 7, 15251-15257, 2015

Liang L.Y., Xu Y., Wang C.L., Wen L.Y., Fang Y.G., Mi Y., Zhou M., Zhao H.P., Lei Y.*
‘Large-scale highly ordered Sb nanorod arrays anode with high capacity and rate capability for sodium-ion batteries’
Energy & Environmental Science (Impact factor 32.5) (back cover), 8, 2954-2962, 2015

Al-Haddad A., Zhan Z.B., Wang C.L., Tarish S., Vellacheria R., Lei Y.*
‘Facile transferring of wafer-scale ultrathin alumina membranes onto substrates for nanostructure patterning’
ACS Nano (Impact factor 17.1), 9 (8), 8584-8591, 2015

Grote F., Yu Z.Y., Wang J.L., Yu S.H.*, Lei Y.*
‘Self-stacked reduced graphene oxide nanosheets coated with cobalt-nickel hydroxide by one-step electrochemical deposition towards flexible electrochromic supercapacitors’
Small (Impact factor 13.3), 11 (36), 4666–4672, 2015

Xu Y., Zhou M., Wang X., Wang C.L., Liang L.Y., Grote F., Wu M.H., Mi Y., Lei Y.*
‘Enhancement of sodium ion battery performance enabled by oxygen vacancies’
Angewandte Chemie International Edition (Impact factor 16.6), 54 (30), 8768-8771, 2015

Wen L.Y., Wang Z.J., Mi Y., Xu R., Yu S.H.*, Lei Y.*
‘Designing heterogeneous 1D nanostructure arrays based on AAO templates for energy applications’
Small (Impact factor 13.3) (invited review article and frontispiece cover), 11 (28), 3408–3428, 2015

Al-Haddad A., Wang Z.J., Xu R., Qi H.Y., Vellacheri R., Kaiser U., Lei Y.*
‘Dimensional dependence of optical absorption band edge of TiO2 nanotube arrays beyond quantum effect’
Journal of Physical Chemistry C (Impact factor 3.7), 119 (28), 16331–16337, 2015

Zhao H.P., ZhouM., Wen L.Y., Lei Y.*
‘Template-directed construction of nanostructure arrays for highly-efficient energy storage and conversion nano energy’
Nano Energy (Impact factor 17.6) (invited review article), 13, 790–813, 2015

Liang L.Y., Xu Y., Wang X., Wang C.H., Zhou M., Fu Q., Wu M.H., Lei Y.*
‘Intertwined Cu3V2O7(OH)2*2H2O nanowires/carbon fibers composite: a new anode with high rate capability for sodium-ion batteries’
Journal of Power Sources (Impact factor 9.2), 294, 193–200, 2015

Xu Y., Zhou M., Wen L.Y., Wang C.L., Zhao H.P., Mi Y., Liang L.Y., Fu Q., Wu M.H., Lei Y.*
‘Highly ordered three-dimensional Ni-TiO2 nanoarrays as sodium ion battery anodes’
Chemistry of Materials (Impact factor 8.6), 27 (12), 4274-4280, 2015

Mi Y., Wen L.Y., Wang Z.J., Cao D.W., Fang Y.G., Lei Y.*
‘Building of anti-Restack 3D BiOCl hierarchitecture by ultrathin nanosheets towards enhanced photocatalytic activity’
Applied Catalysis B: Environmental (Impact factor 22.1), 176-177, 331-337, 2015

Fu Q., Zhan Z.B., Dou J.X., Zheng X.Z., Xu R., Wu M.H.*, Lei Y.*
‘Highly reproducible and sensitive SERS substrates with Ag inter-nanoparticle gaps of 5 nm fabricated by ultrathin aluminium mask technique’
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces (Impact factor 9.5), 7 (24), 13322–13328, 2015

Zhan Z.B., Xu R., Mi Y., Zhao H.P., Lei Y.*
‘Highly controllable surface plasmon resonance property by heights of ordered nanoparticle arrays fabricated via a nonlithographic route’
ACS Nano (Impact factor 17.1), 9 (4), 4583-4590, 2015

Liu X.J., Cui C.H., Li H.H., Lei Y., Zhuang T.T., Sun M., Arshad M.N., Albar H.A., Sobahi T.R., Yu S.H.*
‘Hollow ternary PtPdCu nanoparticles: a superior and durable cathodic electrocatalyst’
Chemical Science (Impact factor 8.4), 6 (5), 3038-3043, 2015

Wang C.L., Xu Y., Fang Y.G., Zhou M., Liang L.Y., Singh S., Zhao H.P., Schober A., Lei Y.*
‘Extended π-conjugated system for fast-charge and -discharge sodium-ion batteries’
Journal of the American ChemicalSociety (Impact factor 15.0), 137 (8), 3124–3130, 2015

Grote F., Zhao H.P., Lei Y.*
‘Self-supported carbon coated TiN nanotube arrays: Innovative carbon coating leads to improved cycling ability for supercapacitor applications’
Journal of Materials Chemistry A (Impact factor 11.9), 3, 3465-3470, 2015

Tarish S., Wang Z.J., Al-Haddad A., Wang C.L., Ispas A., Romanus H., Schaaf P., Lei Y.*
‘Synchronous formation of ZnO/ZnS core/shell nanotube arrays with removal of template for meliorating photoelectronic performance’
Journal of Physical Chemistry C (Impact factor 3.7), 119 (3), 1575-1582, 2015

Fu Q., Wong K.M., Zhou Y., Wu M.H., Lei Y.*
‘Ni/Au hybrid nanoparticle arrays as a highly efficient, cost-effective and stable SERS substrate’
RSC Advances (Impact factor 3.9), 5 (8), 6172-6180, 2015

Singh S.*, Lei Y., Schober A.
‘Direct extraction of carbonyl from waste polycarbonate with amines under environment friendly conditions: scope of waste polycarbonate as carbonylating agent in organic synthesis’
RSC Advances (Impact factor 3.9), 5, 3454-3460, 2015

Zhao H.P., Wang C.L., Vellacheri R., Zhou M., Xu Y., Fu Q., Wu M.H., Grote F., Lei Y.*
‘Self-supported metallic nanopore arrays with highly-oriented nanoporous structure as ideally nanostructured electrode for supercapacitor application’
Advanced Materials (Impact factor 29.4), 26 (45), 7654-7659, 2014

Grote F., Lei Y.*
‘A complete three-dimensionally nanostructured asymmetric supercapacitor with high operating voltage window based on PPy and MnO2
Nano Energy (Impact factor 17.6) (front cover), 10, 63-70, 2014

Cao D.W.,Wang Z.J.,Nasori, Wen L.Y., Mi Y., Lei Y.*
‘Switchable charge transfer in the photoelectrochemical energy conversion process of ferroelectric BiFeO3 photoelectrodes’
Angewandte Chemie International Edition (Impact factor 16.6), 53 (41), 11027–11031, 2014

Yang S.K.*, Slotcavage D., Mai J.D., Guo F., Li S.X., Zhao Y.H., Lei Y., Cameron C.E., Huang T.J.*
‘Electrochemically created highly surface roughened Ag nanoplate arrays for SERS biosensing applications’
Journal of Materials Chemistry C (Impact factor 6.4), 2, 8350-8356, 2014

Zheng Y., Wang W.X., Fu. Q., Wu M.H., Shayan K., Wong K.M., Singh S., Schober A., Schaaf P., Lei Y.*
‘SERS substrate based on large-area well-defined gold nanoparticle arrays with high SERS uniformity and stability’
ChemPlusChem (Impact factor 3.4), 79 (11), 1622–1630, 2014

Zhou M., Bao J., Xu Y., Zhang J.J., Xie J.F., Guan M.L., Wang C.L., Wen L.Y., Lei Y.*, Xie Y.*
‘Nanoengineered three-dimensional ordered macro-mesoporous Mo:BiVO4 photoelectrode toward efficient photoelectrochemical water splitting’
ACS Nano (Impact factor 17.1), 8 (7), 7088–7098, 2014

Wang C.L., Fang Y.G., Wen L.Y., Zhou M., Xu Y., Zhao H.P., De Cola L.*, Hu W.P.*, Lei Y.*
‘Vectorial diffusion for facial solution-processed self-assembly of insoluble semiconductors: a case study on metal phthalocyanines’
Chemistry - A European Journal (Impact factor 4.3), 20 (35), 10990-10995, 2014

Vellacheri R., Al-Haddad A., Zhao H.P., Wang W.X., Wang C.L., Lei Y.*
‘High performance supercapacitor for efficient energy storage under extreme environmental temperatures’
Nano Energy (Impact factor 17.6), 8, 231-237, 2014

Zhang H.C., Zhou M., Fu Q., Lei B., Lin W., Guo H.S., Wu M.H., Lei Y.*
‘Observation of defect state in highly ordered titanium dioxide nanotube arrays’
Nanotechnology (Impact factor 3.5), 25 (27), 275603, 2014

Zhu H.O., Xiao C., Cheng H., Grote F., Zhang X.D., Yao T., Li, Z., Wang C.M., Wei S.Q., Lei Y., Xie Y.*
‘Magnetocaloric effects in a freestanding and flexible graphene-based superlattice synthesized with a spatially confined reaction’
Nature Communications (Impact factor 16.6), 5, 3960 (doi:10.1038/ncomms4960), 2014

Mi Y., Zhou M., Wen L.Y., H.P. Zhao, Lei Y.*
‘A highly efficient visible-light driven photocatalyst: two dimensional square-like bismuth oxyiodine nanosheets’
Dalton Transactions (Impact factor 4.0), 43, 9549-9556, 2014

Zhan Z.B., Lei Y.*
‘Sub-100-nm nanoparticle arrays with perfect ordering, tunable and uniform dimensions fabricated by combining nanoimprinting with ultrathin alumina membrane technique’
ACS Nano (Impact factor 17.1), 8 (4), 3862–3868, 2014

Wen L.Y., Mi Y., Wang C.L., Zhao H.P., Grote F., Zhan Z.B., Zhou M., Lei Y.*
‘Cost-effective atomic layer deposition synthesis of Pt nanotube arrays: application for high performance supercapacitor’
Small (Impact factor 13.3), 10 (15), 3162-3168, 2014

Wang H., Wang W.C.*, Li L.Q., Zhu J., Wang W.X., Xie Z.X., Fuchs H., Lei Y., Chi L.F.*
‘Surface microfluidic patterning and transporting organic small molecules’
Small (Impact factor 13.3), 10 (13), 2549-2552, 2014

Liang L.Y., Xu Y. M., Lei Y.*, Liu H.M.*
‘1-dimensional AgVO3 nanowires hybrid with 2-dimensional graphene nanosheets to create 3-dimensional composite aerogels and its improved electrochemical property’
Nanoscale (Impact factor 6.7), 6, 3536-3539, 2014

Grote F., Kühnel R., Balducci A., Lei Y.*
‘Template assisted fabrication of free-standing MnO2 nanowire and nanotube arrays and their application in supercapacitors’
Applied Physics letters (Impact factor 4.0), 104, 053904, 2014

Grote F., Wen L.Y., Lei Y.*
‘Nano-engineering of three-dimensional core/shell nanotube arrays for high performance supercapacitors’
Journal of Power Sources (Impact factor 9.2), 256, 37-42, 2014

Xie J.F., Zhang J.J., Li S., Grote F., Zhang. X.D., Zhang H., Wang R.X., Lei Y., Pan B.C., Xie Y.*
‘Controllable disorder engineering in oxygen-incorporated MoS2 ultrathin nanosheets for efficient hydrogen evolution’
Journal of the American ChemicalSociety (Impact factor 15.0), 135 (47), 17881-17888, 2013

Wang C.L., Wen L.Y., Kups T., Mi Y., Vellacheri R., Fang Y.G., Schaaf P., Zhao H.P., Lei Y.*
‘Growth control of AgTCNQ nanowire arrays by using template-assisted electro-deposition method’
Journal of Materials Chemistry C (Impact factor 6.4) (backside cover), 1, 8003-8006, 2013

Tian X.K.*, Wu Q.Y., Wong K.M., Yang C., Wang W.W., Wu X.N., Wang Y.X., Zhang S.X., Lei Y.*
‘A simple technique for the facile synthesis of novel crystalline mesoporous ZrO2–Al2O3 hierarchical nanostructures with high lead (II) ion absorption ability’
Applied Surface Science (Impact factor 6.7), 284, 412-418, 2013

Yang S.K., Lapsley M.I., Cao B.Q., Zhao C.L., Zhao Y.H., Hao Q.Z., Kiraly B., Scott J., Li W.Z., Wang L., Lei Y.*, Huang T.J.*
‘Large-Scale fabrication of three-dimensional surface patterns using template-defined electrochemical deposition’
Advanced Functional Materials (Impact factor 19.0), 23 (6), 720, 2013

Wong K.M.*, Alay-e-Abbas S.M., Fang Y.G., Shaukat A., Lei Y.*
‘Spatial distribution of neutral oxygen vacancies on ZnO nanowire surfaces: An investigation combining confocal microscopy and first principles calculations’
Journal of Applied Physics (Impact factor 3.2), 114 (3), 034901, 2013

Wong K.M.*, Alay-e-Abbas S.M., Shaukat A., Fang Y.G., Lei Y.*
‘First-principles investigation of the size-dependent structural stability and electronic properties of O-vacancies at the ZnO polar and non-polar surfaces’
Journal of Applied Physics (Impact factor 3.2), 113 (1), 014304, 2013

Wong K.M., Alay-e-Abbas S.M., Shaukat A., Lei Y.*
‘DFT+U study of the structural and electronic properties of the ferromagnetic and antiferromagnetic ordering in the PbS-based ternary alloys Pb1-xEuxS (x=0.25, 0.50, 0.75 and 1)’
Solid State Sciences (Impact factor 3.5), 18, 24, 2013

Winkler N.,Leuthold J., Lei Y.*, Wilde G.
‘Large-scale highly ordered arrays of freestanding magnetic nanowires’
Journal of Materials Chemistry (Impact factor 6.626), 22 (32), 16627-16632, 2012

Alay-e-Abbas S.M., Wong K.M., Noor N.A., Shaukat A., Lei Y.*
‘An ab-initio study of the structural, electronic and magnetic properties of half-metallic ferromagnetism in Cr-doped BeSe and BeTe’
Solid State Sciences (Impact factor 3.5), 14, 1525-1535, 2012

Ellrich J., Kruk R., Brand R.A., Hahn H., Hütten A., Lei Y.
‘Mössbauer spectroscopy and magnetization of ordered arrays of ultrathin FePt nanodisks with Perpendicular magnetization’
Hyperfine Interactions, 211, 135-145, 2012

Fang Y.G., Wong K.M., Lei Y.*
‘Synthesis and field emission properties of different ZnO nanostructure arrays’
Nanoscale Research Letters (Impact factor 5.418), 7, 197, 2012

Lei Y.*, Yang S.H., Wu M.H., Wilde G.
‘Surface patterning using templates: concept, properties and device applications’
Chemical Society Reviews (Impact factor 46.2), 40 (3), 1247-1258, 2011

Wong K.M., Fang Y.G., Devaux A., Wen L.Y., Huang J., De Cola L., Lei Y.*
‘Assorted analytical and spectroscopic techniques for the optimization of the defects related properties in size-controlled ZnO nanowires’
Nanoscale (Impact factor 6.7), 3 (11), 4830-4839, 2011

Wen L.Y., Wong K.M., Fang Y.G., Wu M.H., Lei Y.*
‘Fabrication and characterization of well-aligned, high density ZnO nanowires arrays and their realizations in Schottky device napplications using a two step approach’
Journal of Materials Chemistry (Impact factor 6.626), 21 (20), 7090-7097, 2011

Ostendorp S., Lei Y.*, Wilde G.
‘Two-step synthesis method for regular arrays of nano-particles embedded in oxide layers’
Chemical Physics Letters (Impact factor 2.8), 513 (1-3), 99-102, 2011

Yang S.K., Xu F., Ostendorp S., Wilde G., Zhao H. P., Lei Y.*
‘Template-confined dewetting process to surface nano-patterns: fabrication, structural tunability and structure related properties’
Advanced Functional Materials (Impact factor 19.0), 21 (13), 2446-2455, 2011

Yang S.K.*, Xu J.J., Wang Z.Y., Zeng H.B.*, Lei Y.*
‘Janus particle arrays with multiple structural controlling abilities synthesized by seed-directed deposition’
Journal of Materials Chemistry (Impact factor 6.626), 21 (32), 11930-11935, 2011

Yang S.K., Cai W.P.*, Zhang H.W., Zeng H.B., Lei Y.*
‘A general strategy for fabricating unique carbide nanostructures with excitation wavelength-dependent light emissions’
Journal of PhysicalChemistry C (Impact factor 3.7), 115 (15), 7279-7284, 2011

Yang S.K., Lei Y.*
‘Recent progress on surface pattern fabrications based on monolayer colloidal crystal templates and related applications’
Nanoscale (Impact factor6.7), 3 (7), 2768-2782, 2011

Zhang J., Wang S.S., Zhang S.D., Tao Q.H., Pan L., Wang Z.Y.*, Zhang Z.P.*, Lei Y., Yang S.K., Zhao H.P.
‘In Situ synthesis and phase change properties of Na(2)SO(4)center dot 10H(2)O@SiO(2) solid nanobowls toward smart heat storage’
Journal of Physical Chemistry C (Impact factor 3.7), 115 (41), 20061-20066, 2011

Yang S.K., Cai W.P.*, Kong L.C., Lei Y.*
‘Surface nano-patterning in realizing large-scale ordered arrays of metallic nanoshells with well-defined structures and controllable properties’
Advanced Functional Materials (Impact factor 19.0), 20 (15), 2527-2533, 2010

Li L.Q., Gao P., Schuermann K.C., Ostendorp S., Wang W.C., Du C., Lei Y., Fuchs H., De Cola L., Muellen K.*, Chi L.F.*
‘Controllable growth and field-effect property of monolayer to multilayer microstripes of an organic semiconductor’
Journal of the American ChemicalSociety (Impact factor 15.0), 132 (26), 8807, 2010

Wu M.H., Wen L.Y., Lei Y.*, Ostendorp S., Chen K., Wilde G.
‘UTAM surface nano-patterning in fabricating quantum-sized nanodots’
Small (Impact factor 13.3) (inside cover), 6 (5), 695-699, 2010

Wen L.Y., Shao Z.Z., Fang Y.G., Wong K.M., Lei Y.*, Bian L.F.*, Wilde G.
‘Selective growth and piezoelectric properties of highly ordered arrays of vertical ZnO nanowires on ultra-thin alumina membranes’
Applied Physics Letters (Impact factor 4.0), 97 (5), 053106, 2010

Lei Y.*, Cai W. P., Wilde G.
‘Highly ordered nanostructures with tunable size, shape and properties: A new way to surface nano-patterning using ultra-thin alumina masks’
Progress in Materials Science (Impact factor 37.4), 52 (4), 465-539, 2007

Lei Y.*, Jiao Z., Wu M.H., Wilde G.
‘Ordered arrays of nanostructures and applications in high-efficient nano-generators’
Advanced Engineering Materials (Impact factor 3.6), 9 (5), 343-348, 2007

Duan G.T., Cai W.P.*, Luo Y.Y., Li Z., Lei Y.
‘Hierarchical structured Ni nanoring and hollow sphere arrays by morphology inheritance based on ordered through-pore template and electrodeposition’
Journal of Physical Chemistry B (Impact factor 3.3), 110 (32), 15729-15733, 2006

Duan G.T., Cai W.P.*, Luo Y.Y., Li Y., Lei Y.
‘Hierarchical surface rough ordered Au particle arrays and their surface enhanced Raman scatting’
Applied Physics Letters (Impact factor 3.3), 89 (18), 181918, 2006

Wilde G., Bunzel P., Lei Y., Roesner H., Weissmueller J.
‘Synthesis and properties of nanoscale alloy structures’
Nachrichten Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, 37 (1-2), 35-39, 2005

Sun F.Q., Cai W.P.*, Li. Y., Cao B.Q., Lei Y., Zhang L.D.
‘Morphology controlled growth of large area ordered porous film’
Materials Science and Technology (Impact factor 1.8), 21 (4), 500-504, 2005

Lei Y.*, Chim W. K.
‘Highly ordered arrays of metal/semiconductor core-shell nanoparticles with tunable nanostructures and photoluminescence’
Journal of the American Chemical Society (Impact factor 15.0), 127 (5), 1487-1492, 2005

Lei Y.*, Chim W. K.
‘Shape and size control of regularly arrayed nanodots fabricated using ultra-thin alumina masks’
Chemistry of Materials (Impact factor 8.6), 17 (3), 580-585, 2005

Lei Y.*, Chim W.K., Sun H.P., Wilde G.
‘Highly ordered CdS nanoparticle arrays on silicon substrates and photoluminescence properties’
Applied Physics Letters (Impact factor 4.0), 86 (10), 103106, 2005

Lei Y.*, Chim W.K., Weissmuller J., Wilde G., Sun H.P., Pan, X.Q.
‘Ordered arrays of highly oriented single-crystal semiconductor nanoparticles on silicon substrates’
Nanotechnology (Impact factor 3.5), 16 (9), 1892-1898, 2005

Lei Y.*, Yeong K.S., Thong J.T.L., Chim W.K.
‘Large-scale ordered carbon nanotube arrays initiated from highly ordered catalyst arrays on silicon substrates’
Chemistry of Materials (Impact factor 8.6), 16 (14), 2757-2761, 2004

Sun F.Q., Cai W.P.*, Li Y., Cao B.Q., Lei Y., Zhang L.D.
‘Morphology-controlled growth of large-area two-dimensional ordered pore arrays’
Advanced Functional Materials (Impact factor 19.0), 14 (3), 283-288, 2004

Cao B.Q., Cai W.P.*, Sun F.Q. Li Y., Lei Y., Zhang L.D.
‘Fabrication of large-scale zinc oxide pore arrays with controllable morphology’
Chemical Communications (Impact factor 4.9), 14, 1604-1605, 2004

Chen Z., Lei Y., Chew H.G., Teo L.W., Choi W.K*, Chim W.K.
‘Synthesis of germanium nanodots on silicon using an anodic alumina membrane mask’
Journal of Crystal Growth (Impact factor 1.83), 268 (3-4), 560-563, 2004

Lei Y.*, Cai W.P. Zhang L.
‘Fabrication, Characterization and Physical Properties of Nanostructured Metal Replicated Membranes’
Nano Science and Technology: Novel StructuresBand Phenomena, Part 1. Novel Nanostructures and Devices, No. 8, Pages 94-97, first published 2003 by Taylor & Francis (UK), simultaneously published in the USA and Canada by Taylor &Francis Inc. (ISBN: 0415308321)

Lei Y.*, Chim W.K., Zhang Z.P., Zhou T.J., Zhang L.D., Meng G.W., Phillipp F.
‘Ordered nanoporous nickel films and their magnetic properties’
Chemical Physics Letters (Impact factor 2.8), 380 (3-4), 313-318, 2003

Chim W.K.*, Wong K.M., Yeon Y.T., Hong Y.D., Lei Y., Teo L.W., Choi W.K.
‘Monitoring oxide quality using the spread of the dC/dV peak in scanning capacitance microscopy measurements’
IEEE Electron Device Letters (Impact factor 4.9), 24 (10), 667-670, 2003

Ho V., Tay M.S., Moey C.H., Teo L.W., Choi W.K.*, Chim W.K., Heng C.L., Lei Y.
‘Electrical characterization of a trilayer germanium nanocrystal memory device’
MicroelectronicEngineering (Impact factor 2.3), 66 (1-4), 33-38, 2003

Heng C.L., Teo L.W., Ho V., Tay M.S., Lei Y., Choi W.K.*, Chim W.K.
‘Effects of rapid thermal annealing time and ambient temperature on the charge storage capability of SiO2/pure Ge/rapid thermal oxide memory structure’
Microelectronic Engineering (Impact factor 2.3), 66 (1-4), 218-223, 2003

Chim W.K.*, Wong K.M., Teo Y.L., Lei Y., Yeow Y.T.
‘Dopant extraction from scanning capacitance microscopy measurements of p-n junctions using combined inverse modeling and forward simulation’
Applied Physics Letters (Impact factor 4.0), 80 (25), 4837-4839, 2002

Teo L.W.*, Choi W.K., Chim W.K., Ho V., Tay M. S., Moey C.M., Heng C.L., Lei Y., Antoniadis D.A. Fitzgerald E.A.
‘Size control and charge storage mechanism of germanium nanocrystals in a metal-insulator-semiconductor structure’
Applied Physics Letters (Impact factor 4.0), 81 (19), 3639-3641, 2002

Oon C.H.*, Thong J.T.L., Lei Y., Chim W.K.
‘High-resolution atomic force microscope nanotip grown by self-field emission’
Applied Physics Letters (Impact factor 4.0), 81 (16), 3037-3039, 2002

Lei Y.*, Zhang L.D., Fan J.C.
‘Fabrication, characterization and Raman study of TiO2 nanowire arrays prepared by anodic oxidative hydrolysis of TiCl3
Chemical Physics Letters (Impact factor 2.8), 338 (4-6), 231-236, 2001

Lei Y.*, Zhang L.D.
‘Fabrication, characterization and photoluminescence mechanism study of highly ordered TiO2 nanowire arrays’
Journal of Materials Research (Impact factor 2.7), 16 (4), 1138-1144, 2001

Lei Y.*, Liang C.H., Wu Y.C., Zhang L.D., Mao Y.Q.
‘Preparation of highly ordered nanoporous Co membranes assembled by small quantum-sized Co particles’
Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B (Impact factor 1.4), 19 (4), 1109-1114, 2001

Liang C.H.*, Meng G.W., Lei Y., Phillipp F. Zhang L.D.
‘Catalytic Growth of In2O3 Semiconductor Nanofibers’
Advanced Materials (Impact factor 29.4), 13 (17), 1330-1333, 2001

Zheng M.J.*, Li G.H., Zhang X.Y., Huang S.Y., Lei Y., Zhang L.D.
‘Fabrication and structural characterization of large-scale uniform SnO2 nanowire arrays embedded in anodic alumina membrane’
Chemistry of Materials (Impact factor 8.6), 13 (11), 3859-3861, 2001

Zhang X.Y.*, Zhang L.D., Lei Y., Zhao L.X., Mao Y.Q.
‘Fabrication and characterization of highly ordered Au nanowire arrays’
Journal of Materials Chemistry (Impact factor 6.626), 11 (6), 1732-1734, 2001

Zhang Z.P.*, Zhang L.D., Wang S.X., Chen W., Lei Y.
‘A convenient route to Polyacrylonitrile/Silver nanoparticle composite by simultaneous Polymerization-reduction approach’
Polymer (Impact factor 5.0), 42 (19), 8315-8318, 2001

Lei Y.*, Zhang L.D., Meng G.W., Li G.H., Zhang X.Y., Liang C.H., Chen W., Wang S.X.
‘Preparation and photoluminescence of highly ordered TiO2 nanowire arrays’
Applied PhysicsLetters (Impact factor 4.0), 78 (8), 1125-1127, 2001

Chen W., Cai W.P., Lei Y., Zhang L.D.
‘A sonochemical approach to the confined synthesis of palladium nanocrystalline within mesoporous silica’
Materials Letters (Impact factor 3.0), 50 (2-3), 53-56, 2001

Wang S.X.*, Wang M.T., Lei Y., Zhang L.D.
‘Mesoscopic self-assembling morphology of polymer based on emulsification’
Materials Research Bulletin (Impact factor 5.4). 35 (10), 1625-1630, 2000

Wang S.X.*, Wang M.T., Lei Y., Li G.H. Zhang L.D.
‘Anchor wrapping’ of polymer up nanometer-sized TiO2
Journal of Inorganic Materials (Impact factor 1.7), 15 (1), 45-49, 2000

Wang S.X.*, Wang M.T., Lei Y., Zhang L.D.
‘Anchor effect in poly (styrene maleic anhydride)/TiO2 nanocomposites’
Journal of Materials Science Letters18 (24), 2009-2012, 1999

Patent

'Method for the production of an element comprising a multitude of nanocylinders on a substrate’
Inventor(s): Ellrich Jens, Yong Lei, Hahn Horst
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‘The fabrication setup for the ordered arrayed nano-membranes’
Chinese Patent, Patent No.: 2356043, Issued on 11/27/1999

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