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A list of the most recent peer-reviewed publications from the CABES team.  Please contact us for more information.


H-Y. Ko, L. Zhang, B. Santra, H. Wang, W. E, R. A. DiStasio Jr., and R. Car, Isotope effects in liquid water via deep potential molecular dynamics, Mol. Phys.  15 Oct 2019

DOI: 10.1080/00268976.2019.1652366


You, W.; Padgett, E. S.; MacMillan, S. N.; Muller, D. A.; Coates, G. W. Highly Conductive and Chemically Stable Alkaline Anion Exchange Membranes via ROMP of trans-Cyclooctene Derivatives. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 2019, 116, 9729-9734.



Hugar, K.; You, W.; Coates, G. W. Protocol for the Quantitative Assessment of Organic Cation Stability for Polymer Electrolytes. ACS Energy Lett. 20194, 1681-1686.


Ying Wang, Yao Yang, Shuangfeng Jia, Xiaoming Wang, Kangjie Lyu, Yanqiu Peng, He Zheng, Xing Wei, Huan Ren, Li Xiao, Jianbo Wang, David A. Muller, Héctor D. Abruña, Bing Joe Hwang, Juntao Lu & Lin Zhuang “Synergistic Mn-Co catalyst outperforms Pt on high-rate oxygen reduction for alkaline polymer electrolyte fuel cells” Nature Communications, 10,(1), 1506 (2019)

DOI: 10.1038/s41467-019-09503-4


Yao Yang, Ying Wang, Yin Xiong, Xin Huang, Luxi Shen, Rong Huang, Hongsen Wang, James P. Pastore, Seung-Ho Yu, Li Xiao, Joel D. Brock, Lin Zhuang, Héctor D. Abruña; “In Situ X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy of a Synergistic Co-Mn Oxide Catalyst for the Oxygen Reduction Reaction”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. (2019), 141(4), 1463-1466



Xiong, Yin; Yang, Yao; Feng, Xinran; DiSalvo, Francis J.; Abruna, Hector D. “A Strategy for Increasing the Efficiency of the Oxygen Reduction Reaction in Mn-Doped Cobalt Ferrites” Journal of the American Chemical Society (2019), 141(10), 4412-4421




Yao Yang, Yin Xiong, Francis J. DiSalvo, Héctor D. Abruña “Rock-salt-type MnCo2O3/C as Efficient Oxygen Reduction Electrocatalysts for Alkaline Fuel Cells” Chem. Materials; 2019 



Yao Yang, Hanqing Peng, Yin Xiong, Qihao Li, Juntao Lu, Li Xiao, Francis J. DiSalvo, Lin Zhuang, and Héctor D. Abruña “High-Loading Composition-Tolerant Co-Mn Spinel Oxides with Performance beyond 1 W/cm2 in Alkaline Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells” ACS Energy Lett. 2019, 4, 1251−1257



Yin Xiong, Yao Yang, Francis J. DiSalvo and Héctor D. Abruña; “Metal−Organic-Framework-Derived Co−Fe Bimetallic Oxygen Reduction Electrocatalysts for Alkaline Fuel Cells” Journal of the American Chemical Society (2019), 141(27):10744-10750

DOI: 10.1021/jacs.9b03561


Hongsen Wang, Héctor D. Abruña “Rh and Rh Alloy Nanoparticles as Highly Active H2 Oxidation Catalysts for Alkaline Fuel Cells” ACS Catalysis, 2019, ACS Catalysis (2019), 9(6), 5057-5062



 Yao Yang, Yin Xiong, Megan E. Holtz, Xinran Feng, Rui Zeng, Francis J. DiSalvo, David Muller, Héctor Abruña. Octahedral Spinel Electrocatalysts for Alkaline Fuel Cells. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci2019, 116, 24425-24432.  DOI:10.1073/pnas.1906570116


Yao Yang, Rui Zeng, Yin Xiong, Francis J. DiSalvo, Héctor Abruña, Cobalt-Based Nitride-Core Oxide-Shell Oxygen Reduction Electrocatalysts. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 19241-19245

DOI: 10.1021/jacs.9b10809


Wei You, Kevin J.T. Noonan, Geoffrey W. Coates, “Alkaline-stable anion exchange membranes: A review of synthetic approaches”,

Progress in Polymer Science, Volume 100, 2020, 101177

DOI: 10.1016/j.progpolymsci.2019.101177


Eom, C.J. and Suntivich, J., In Situ Stimulated Raman Spectroscopy Reveals the Phosphate Network in the Amorphous Cobalt Oxide Catalyst and its Role in the Catalyst Formation. J. Phys. Chem. C, 2019, 123, 48, 29284-29290

DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.9b10308


Yunxiang Xie, Can Li, Sara A Razek, Jiye Fang, and Nikolay Dimitrov, Facile Synthesis of Nanoporous Au-Cu-Pt Alloy as Superior Catalyst for Methanol Oxidation Reaction, ChemElectroChem, 2020, xx, xxxx-xxxx.

DOI: 10.1002/celc.201901932


Can Li, Yiliang Luan, Bo Zhao, Amar Kumbhar, Xiaobo Chen, David Collins, Guangwen Zhou, Jiye Fang, Facet-dependent Catalysis of CuNi Nanocatalysts toward 4–Nitrophenol Reduction Reaction, MRS. Adv., 2020, xx, xxxx-xxxx.

DOI: 10.1557/adv.2020.5