Lab Fellow, Materials Scientist
Lab Fellow, Materials Scientist

Biography

Dr. Xiao’s research interest spans from materials synthesis, electrochemical catalysis/kinetics to advanced characterizations with the goal to understand the synthesis-structure-performance relationship in energy-related materials and their underlying reaction mechanisms. Of particular interest is the identification of new materials and novel technologies for energy storage and conversion. She has been leading research thrusts in both practical applications and fundamental study of energy-related materials and systems, spanning from micro-battery for acoustic fish tags to advanced battery and flow battery technologies for vehicle electrification and stationary applications, respectively. She is an affiliated professor and a UW-PNNL Distinguished Faculty Fellow in the Materials Science & Engineering Department at University of Washington.

Dr. Xiao's work has been widely reported by many media including a featured story on the Office of Science website, C&EN, R&D magazine, U.S. Department of State, Scientific American etc. She has published more than 100 peer-reviewed journal papers (Google H-index= 72; citation: 21,225) and 2 book chapters. She has been named continuously as the top 1% highly cited research by Clarivate Analytics in the field of materials chemistry since 2017. Jie also holds 12 patents in the field of energy storage with another 11 patents application pending. 3 of her patents have been licensed to industry companies.

Education

Ph. D in Materials Chemistry, State University of New York (SUNY) at Binghamton, NY

M.S. in Physical Chemistry, Wuhan University, China

B.Sc. in Chemistry, Wuhan University, China

Awards and Recognitions

  • The Electrochemical Society (ECS) Battery Division Technology Award (2020)
  • Fellow of The Electrochemical Society (2020)
  • Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC) Award for Excellence in Technology Transfer of the Suite of Fish and Wildlife Technologies to Advanced Telemetry Systems (2020)
  • Young Researcher Award from International Automotive Lithium Battery Association (Ulm, Germany, 2019)
  • Distinguished Inventor of Battelle (2019)
  • Exceptional Contribution Award from DOE innovation Center for Battery500 Consortium (2018)
  • Top 1% Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researcher (formerly part of Thomson Reuters) (2019,2018, 2017) 
  • Arkansas Research Alliance Scholar (2015)
  • Ronald L. Brodzinski Early Career Exceptional Achievement Award (2013)
  • Project of The Year Award from PNNL (2013, 2014, 2017, 2018)
  • Publication of The Year Award from PNNL (2013)
  • R&D 100 Award: "Graphene Nanostructures for Lithium Batteries" (2012)
  • Zappert Award from the American Chemical Society (ACS) (2008)
  • Clifford E. Myers Award from SUNY Binghamton (2008)

Advisory Board Roles

  • The external advisory board member for Energy Frontier Research Center (EFRC) on Synthetic Control Across Length-scales for Advancing Rechargeables (SCALAR)  (Lead: UCLA)
  • Editor for Journal of Power Source
  • Editorial Board Member for Communications Materials

  • Editorial Advisory Board for Journal of Power Sources Advances 
  • Editorial Board Member for Scientific Report

Publications

* indicates corresponding author

  1. J. Xiao*, Q. Li, Y. Bi, M. Cai, B. Dunn, T. Glossmann, J. Liu, T. Osaka, R. Sugiura, B. Wu, J. Yang, J.-G. Zhang, M S. Whittingham, “Understanding and Applying Coulombic Efficiency in Lithium Metal Batteries”, Nature Energy, 2020, 561-568.
  2. J.Hu, B.Wu, X.Cao, Y.Bi, S.Chae, C.Niu, B.Xiao, J.Tao, J-G. Zhang, J. Xiao*, “Evolution of the rate-limiting step: From thin film to thick Ni-rich cathodes”, J. Power Sources, 2020, 454, 227966.
  3. L. Shi, S.-M. Bak, Z. Shadike, C. Wang, C. Niu, P. Northrup, H. Lee, A. Y. Baranovskiy, C. S. Anderson, J. Qin, S. Feng, X. Ren, D. Liu, X.-Q. Yang,  F. Gao, D. Lu, J. Xiao,*, J. Liu, “Reaction Heterogeneity in Practical High-Energy Lithium-Sulfur Pouch Cells”, Energy & Environmental Science, 2020, DOI: 10.1039/D0EE02088E.
  4. X. Wang, G. Pawar, Y. Li, X. Ren, M. Zhang, B.Lu, A. Banerjee, P. Liu, E. J Dufek, J.-G. Zhang, J. Xiao, J. Liu, Y. S. Meng, B. Liaw, “Glassy Li Metal Anode for High-Performance Rechargeable Li Batteries”, Nature Materials, 2020, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41563-020-0729-1
  5. B. Wu, Y. Yang, D. Liu, C.Niu, M. Gross, L. Seymoure, H. Lee, P.M. L.Le, T.D Vo, Z.D.Deng, E.J. Dufek, M.S. Whittingham, J.Liu, J. Xiao*, “Good Practices for Rechargeable Lithium Metal Batteries”, Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 2019, A414-A4149.
  6. J. Xiao*, “How Lithium Dendrites Form in Liquid Batteries”, Science, 2019, 366, 426.
  7. S. Chen, C. Niu, H.Lee,Q.Li,L.Yu,W.Xu,J.-G.Zhang,E.J.Dufek,M.S.Whittingham,S.Meng, J. Xiao*, J.Liu, “Critical Parameters for Evaluating Coin Cells and Pouch Cells of Rechargeable Li Metal Batteries”, Joule, 2019, 3,1-12.
  8. C. Niu, H. Lee, S. Chen, Q. Li, W.Xu, J.Zhang, M.S. Whittingham, J. Xiao*, J. Liu, “Fundamental Challenges in Developing High-Energy Lithium Metal Pouch Cell with Stable Cycle Life”, Nature Energy, 2019, 4, 551-559.
  9. C. Niu, H. Pan, W. Xu, J. Xiao, J.-G. Zhang, L. Luo, C. Wang, D. Mei, J. Meng, X. Wang, Z.Liu, L Mai and J. Liu, “Self-smoothing anode for achieving high-energy lithium metal batteries under realistic conditions”, Nature Nanotechnology, 2019, 14,594-601.
  10. B. Wu, S. Wang, J. Lochala, D. Destrochers, D. Liu, B. Zhang, W. Yang, J. Xiao*, “The role of the solid electrolyte interphase in preventing Li dendrite growth in solid-state batteries”, Energy & Environmental Science, 2018, 11, 1803.
  11. Y. Wang, Q.Li, S. Cartmell, H.Li, S. Mendoza, J.-G. Zhang, Z. D. Deng, J. Xiao*, “Fundamental understanding and rational design of high energy structural microbatteries”, Nano Energy, 2018, 43, 310.
  12. S. Chen, J.Zheng, L.Yu, X.Ren, M.H.Engelhard, C.Niu, H.Lee, W.Xu, J. Xiao, J.Liu, J.Zhang, “High-Efficiency Lithium Metal Batteries with Fire-Retardant Electrolytes”, Joule, 2018, 2, 1548-1558.
  13. S.C. Nagpure, T.R. Tanim, E.J.Dufek, V.V.Viswanathan, A.J.Crawford, S.M.Wood, J.Xiao, C.C. Dickerson, B. Liaw, “Impacts of lean electrolyte on cycle life for rechargeable Li metal batteries”, Journal of Power Sources, 2018, 407, 53-62.
  14. E. Zhao, K.Nie, X.Yu, Y.Hu, F.Wang, J.Xiao, H.Li, X.Huang, “Advanced characterization technique in promoting mechanism understanding for lithium-sulfur batteries”, Advanced Functional Materials, 2018, 28, 1707543.
  15. B. Wu, J.A. Lochala, T. Taverne, J. Xiao*, “The Interplay between Solid Electrolyte Interface (SEI) and Dendritic Lithium Growth”, Nano Energy, 2017, 40, 34-41.
  16. J. Lochala, D. Liu, B.Wu, C. Robinson and J. Xiao*, “Research Progress Towards the Practical Applications of Lithium Sulfur (Li-S) Batteries” (invited), ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2017, 9, 24407-24421.
  17. J. Zheng, J. Lochala, A. Kwok, Z. Z. Deng and J. Xiao*, “Research Progress towards Understanding the Unique Interfaces between Concentrated Electrolytes and Electrodes for Energy Storage Applications” (invited), Advanced Science, 2017, 1700032.
  18. J. Lochala, H.Zhang, Y.Wang, O.Okolo, X.Li, J.Xiao*, “Practical challenges in employing graphene for lithium-ion batteries and beyond”, (invited), Small Methods, 2017, 1, 1700099.
  19. D. Lu, J. Tao, P. Yan, W.A. Henderson, Q.Li, Y.Shao, M. L. Helm, O. Borodin, G. L. Graff, B. Polzin, C.-M. Wang, M. Engelhard, J.-G. Zhang, J. J. De Yoreo, J. Liu, and J. Xiao*, “Formation of Reversible Solid Electrolyte Interface on Graphite Surface from Concentrated Electrolytes”, Nano Letters, 2017, DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.6b04766.
  20. Y. Wang, S. Cartmell. Q.Li, J.Xiao, H. Li, Z.D. Deng, J. Zhang, “A reliable sealing method for microbatteries”, J. Power Sources, 2017, 341, 443-447.
  21. J. Zheng, P. Yan, J. Zhang, M.H. Engelhard, Z. Zhu, B.J. Polzin, S. Trask, J. Xiao, C. Wang, J. Zhang, “Suppressed oxygen extraction and degradation of LiNixMnyCozO2 cathodes at high charge cut-off voltages”, Nano Research, 2017, 19, 4221-4231.
  22. X. Wang, M. Zhang, J. Alvarado, S.Wang, M.Sina, B.Lu, J.Bouwer, W. Xu, J. Xiao, J.Zhang, J.Liu, Y.S. Meng, “New insights on the structure of electrochemically deposited lithium metal and its solid electrolyte interphase via cryogenic TEM”, Nano Letters, 2017,17,7606-7612.
  23. P. Yan, J. Zheng, M. Gu, J. Xiao, J.Zhang, C.M. Wang, “Intragranular cracking as a critical barrier for high-voltage usage of layer-structured cathode for lithium-ion batteries”, Nature Communications, 2017, 8, 14101.
  24. J. Zheng, S. Myeong, W. Cho, P.Yan, J. Xiao, C. Wang, J. Cho, J.Zhang, “Li and Mn Rich Cathode Materials: Challenges to Commercialization”, Advanced Energy Materials, 2017, 7, 1601284.
  25. B. Wu, S. Wang, W. J. Evans IV, D. Z. Deng, J. Yang and J. Xiao*, “Interfacial Behaviours Between Lithium Ion Conductors and Electrode Materials in Various Battery Systems”, (invited), Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2016,4,15266-15280. DOI: 10.1039/C6TA05439K.
  26. P. Bhattacharya, M.I. Nandasiri, D.Lv, A.M. Schwarz, J.T. Darsell, W.A. Henderson, D.A.Tomalia, J.Liu, J.Zhang, J.Xiao*, “Polyamidoamine dendrimer-based binders for high-loading lithium sulfur battery cathodes”, Nano Energy, 2016, 19, 176-186.
  27. J. Zheng, J. Xiao, J. Zhang, “The roles of oxygen non-stoichiometry on the electrochemical properties of oxide-based cathode materails”, Nano Today, 2016, 11, 678-694.
  28. H. Pan, K. Sung Han, M Vijayakumar, J. Xiao, R. Cao, J. Chen, J. Zhang, K. T Mueller, Y. Shao, J. Liu, “Ammonium additives to dissolve lithium sulfide through hydrogen binding for high-energy lithium-sulfur batteries”, ACA Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2016, 9, 4290-4295.
  29. P.Yan, J.Zheng, J.Zheng, Z.Wang, G.Teng,S.Kuppan, J.Xiao, G.Chen, F.Pan, J.Zhang, C.Wang, “Ni and Co segregations on selective facets and rational design of layered lithium transition metal oxide cathodes”, Advanced Energy Materials, 2016, 6, 1502455.
  30. D. Lv, P. Yan, Y. Shao, Q. Li, S. Ferrara, H. Pan, G. L. Graff, B. Polzinc, C. Wang, J.-G. Zhang, J. Liu and J. Xiao*, “High Performance Li-ion sulfur batteries enabled by intercalation chemistry”, Chemical Communications, 2015, 51,13454-13457.
  1. D. Lv, J. Zheng, Q. Li, X. Xie, S. Ferrara, Z.Nie, L. B. Mehdi, N. D. Browning,J.-G. Zhang, G.L. Graff, J. Liu and J. Xiao*, “High Energy Density Lithium-Sulfur Batteries: Challenges of Thick Sulfur Cathode” Advanced Energy Materials, 2015, 5, 1402290.
  2. Y. Wang, B. Liu, Q. Li, S. Cartmell, S. Ferrara, Z. D. Deng, J. Xiao*, “Lithium and lithium ion batteries for applications in microelectronic devices: A review”, J. Power Sources, 2015, 286, 330-345.
  3. Q. Wang, J. Zheng, E.Walter, H.Pan, D.Lv, P.Zuo, H.Chen, Z.D.Deng, B.Y. Liaw, X.Yu, X.-Q. Yang,J.-G.Zhang, J.Liu and J. Xiao* “Direct Observation of Sulfur Radicals as Reaction Media in Lithium Sulfur Batteries”, Journal of Electrochemical Society, 2015, 162, A474-A478.
  4. J. Xiao*, “Understanding the lithium sulfur battery system at relevant scales”, Advanced Energy Materials, 2015, 5,1501102.
  5. J. Xiao*, J. Hu, H. Chen, M.Vijayakumar, J. Zheng, H. Pan,E.D.Walter,M.Hu, X. Deng, J. Feng, B.Y. Liaw, M. Gu, Z.D. Deng, D.Lu, S. Xu, C. Wang, J. Liu, “Following the transient reactions in lithium-sulfur batteries using an in situ nuclear magnetic resonance technique”, Nano Letters, 2015, 15, 3309-3316.
  6. H. Pan, X. Wei, W.A. Henderson, Y. Shao, J. Chen, P. Bhattacharya, J. Xiao*, J.Liu, “On the way toward understanding solution chemistry of lithium polysulfides for high energy Li-S redox flow batteries”, Advanced, Energy Materials, 2015, 5, 1500113.
  7. T.Liu, J.T. Cox, D.Hu, X. Deng, J.Hu, M.Hu, J.Xiao, Y.Shao, K.Tang, J.Liu, “A fundamental study on the [(u-Cl)3Mg2(THF)6]+ dimer electrolytes for rechargeable Mg batteries”, Chemical Communications, 2015, 51, 2312-1215.
  8. D. Lv, Y. Shao, T. Lozano, W. D. Bennett, G. L. Graff, B. Polzin, J. Zhang, M. H. Engelhard, N. T. Saenz, W. A. Henderson, J. Liu and J. Xiao*, “Failure Mechanism of Fast-Charge Lithium Metal Electrodes in Liquid Electrolytes”, Advanced Energy Materials, 2014, 5, 1400993.
  9. J. Zheng, J. Tian, D. Wu, M.Gu, W. Xu, C. Wang, F. Gao,J.-G. Zhang, J. Liu,and J. Xiao*, “Lewis Acid-Base Interactions between Polysulfides and Metal Organic Framework in Lithium Sulfur Batteries”, Nano Letters, 2014, 14, 2345-2352.  
  10. J. Xiao*, P. Meduri, H. Chen, Z. Wang, F. Gao, J. Hu, J. Feng, M. Hu, S. Dai, S. Brown, J. L. Adcock, Z. Deng, J. Liu, G. L. Graff, I. A. Aksay, and J.-G. Zhang,” Energetics of Defects on Graphene through Fluorination”, ChemSusChem, 2014, 7, 1295-1300.
  11. J. Zheng, J. Xiao*, M. Gu, P. Zuo, C. Wang, and J.-G. Zhang, “Interface modifications by anion receptors for high energy lithium ion batteries”, J. Power Sources, 2014, 250, 313-318.
  12. H. Chen, S. Cartmell, Q.Wang, T.Lozano, Z.Deng, H.Li, X.Chen, Y.Yuan, M.E. Gross, T. J. Carlson and J. Xiao*, “Micro-battery Development for Juvenile Salmon Acoustic Telemetry System Applications”, Scientific Reports, 2014, 4: 3790 | DOI: 10.1038/srep03790  
  13. L. Ji, M. Gu, Y. Shao, X.Li, M.H. Engelhard, B.W. Arey, W. Wang, Z. Nie, J. Xiao, C. Wang, J. Zhang, J. Liu, “Controlling SEI formation on SnSb-porous carbon nanofibers for improved Na ion storage”, Advanced Materials, 2014, 26, 2901-2908.
  14. C. Huang, J. Xiao, Y. Shao, J. Zheng, W. D. Bennett, D. Lu, S. V. Laxmikant, M. Engelhard, L. Ji, J. Zhang, X. Li, G. L. Graff and J. Liu, “Manipulating the Surface Reactions in Lithium Sulfur Batteries Using Hybrid Anode Structures”, Nature Communications, 2014, 5:3015.
  15. X. Chen, X. Li, D. Mei, J. Feng, M.Y.Hu,J.Hu, M. Engelhard, J. Zheng, W. Xu, J. Xiao, J. Liu, J. Zhang, “Reduction mechanism of fluoroethylene carbonate for stable solid-electrolyte interphase film on silicon anode”, ChemSusChem, 2014, 7, 549-554.
  16. J. Zheng, M.Gu, J.Xiao, B.J. Polzin, P.Yan, X.Chen, C.Wang, J.Zhang, “Functioninng mechanism of AlF3 coating on the Li-and Mn-rich cathode materials”, Chemistry of Materials, 2014, 26, 6320-6327.
  17. P. Yan, A.Nie, J.Zheng,Y.Zhou, D.Lv,X.Zhang, R.Xui, I.Belharouak, X.Zu, J.Xiao, K.Amine, J.Liu, F. Gao, R. Yassar, J.Zhang, C.Wang, “Evolution of lattice structure and chemical composition of the surface reconstruction layer in Li1.2Ni0.2Mn0.6O2 cathode material for lithium ion batteries”, Nano Letters, 2014, 15, 5114-522.
  18. J. Zheng, D. Lu, M.Gu, C.Wang, J.-G. Zhang, J. Liu and J. Xiao*, “How to Obtain Reproducible Results for Lithium Sulfur Batteries?”, J. Electrochem. Soc., 2013, 160, A2288-2292.
  19. J. Zheng, M.Gu, H.Chen, P. Meduri, M.H. Engelhard, J.-G. Zhang, J. Liu and J. Xiao*, “Ionic liquid-enhanced solid state electrolyte interface (SEI) for lithium-sulfur batteries”, Journal of Material Chemistry A, 2013, 1, 8464-8470.
  20. J. Zheng, Me. Gu, C. Wang, P.Zuo, P.K. Koech,J.-G. Zhang, J. Liu and J. Xiao*, “Controlled Nucleation and Growth Process of Li2S2/Li2S in Lithium-Sulfur Batteries”, J. Electrochem. Soc., 2013,160, A1992-A1996.
  21. J. Zheng, M. Gu, M. J. Wagner, K. A. Hays, X. Li, P. Zuo, C. Wang, J.-G. Zhang, J. Liu, and J Xiao*, “Revisit Carbon/Sulfur Composite for Li-S Batteries”, J. Electrochem. Soc., 2013, 160, A1624-A1628.
  22. J. Xiao, J. Zheng, X. Li, Y. Shao and J.-G. Zhang, “Hierarchically structured materials for

lithium batteries”, Nanotechnology, 2013, 24, 424004: 1-7.

  1. P. Meduri, Honghao Chen, Jie Xiao*, J. J. Martinez, T. Carlson, J.-G. Zhang and Z. D. Deng, “Tunable electrochemical properties of fluorinated graphene”, J. Mater. Chem., 2013, 1,7866-7869.
  2. J. Xiao*, X. Yu, J. Zheng, Y. Zhou, F.Gao, X. Chen, J. Bai, X.-Q. Yang, J.-G. Zhang, “Interplay between Two-Phase and Solid Solution Reactions in High Voltage Spinel Cathode Material for Lithium Ion Batteries”, J. Power Sources, 2013, 242,736-741.
  3. J. Zheng, W. Shi, M. Gu, J. Xiao*, P. Zuo, C. Wang, and J.-G. Zhang, “Electrochemical Kinetics and Performance of Layered Composite Cathode Li[Li0.2Ni0.2Mn0.6]O2”, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 2013,160, A2212-2219.
  4. J. Zheng, J. Xiao*, Z. Nie and J.-G. Zhang, “Lattice Mn3+ Behaviors in Li4TiO12/LiNi0.5Mn1.5O4 Full Cells” Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 2013,160, A1264-A1268.
  5. J. Zheng, J. Xiao*, W. Xu, X. Chen, M. Gu, X. Li, J.-G. Zhang, “Surface and Structural Stabilities of Carbon Additives in High Voltage Lithium Ion Batteries”, Journal of Power Sources, 2013, 227, 211-217.
  6. J. Zheng, M. Gu, J. Xiao, P. Zuo, C. Wang, and J.-G. Zhang, “Corrosion/Fragmentation of Layered Composite Cathode and Related Capacity/Voltage Fading during Cycling Process”, Nano Letters, 2013,13, 3824-3830.
  7. Y. Shao, J. Xiao, W. Wang, M. Engelhard, X.Chen, Z.Nie, M.Gu, L.V. Saraf, G. Exarhos, J.-G. Zhang and J. Liu, “Surface-driven sodium ion energy storage in nanocellular carbon foams”, Nano Letters 2013, 13, 3909-3914.
  8. F. Ding, W. Xu, G. L. Graff, J. Zhang, M.L. Sushko, X. Chen, Y. Shao, M. H. Engelhard, Zimin Nie, J. Xiao, X. Liu, P.V. Sushko, J. Liu and J.-G.Zhang, “Dendrite-Free Lithium Deposition via Self-Healing Electrostatic Shield Mechanism.” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2013, 135, 4450-4456.
  9. J. Cabana, N. A. Chernova, J. Xiao, M. Roppolo, K. A. Aldi, M. S. Whittingham, and C. P. Grey, “Study of the Transition Metal Ordering in Layered NaxNix/2Mn1–x/2O2 (2/3 ≤ x ≤ 1) and Consequences of Na/Li Exchange”, Inorganic Chemistry, 2013, DOI: 10.1021/ic400579w.
  10. B. Li, M. Gu, Z. Nie, Y.Shao, Q. Luo, X. Wei, X. Li, J. Xiao, C.Wang, V. Sprenlde, W.Wang, Bismuth Nanoparticle Decorating Graphite Felt as a High-Performance Electrode for an All-Vanadium Redox Flow Battery”, Nano Lett., 2013,13,1330-1335.
  11. Y. Shao, F. Ding, J. Xiao, J. Zhang, W. Xu, S. Park, J. Zhang, Y. Wang, J. Liu, “Making Li-air Batteries Rechargeable: Materials Challenge”, Advanced Functional Materials, 2013, 23, 987-1004.
  12. M. Gu, I. Belharouak, J.Zheng, H.Wu, J. Xiao, A. Genc, K. Amine, S. Thevuthasan, D.R. Baer, J.-G. Zhang, N.D. Browning, J.Liu, C. Wang, “Formation of the Spinel Phase in the Layered Composite Cathode Used in Li-Ion Batteries”, ACS Nano, 2013, 7, 760-767.
  13. Z. Wang, X. Niu, J. Xiao, C. Wang, J. Liu and F. Gao “First Principles Prediction of Nitrogen-doped Carbon Nanotubes as a High-Performance Cathode for Li-S Batteries”, RSC Advance, 2013, DOI: 10.1039/C3RA41333K.
  14. L. Xiao, Y. Cao, J. Xiao, B. Schwenzer,  M. H. Engelhard, L. V. Saraf,c  Z. Nie,  G. J. Exarhos  and J. Liu, “Molecular structures of polymer/sulfur composites for lithium–sulfur batteries with long cycle life”, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2013, DOI: 10.1039/c3ta10865a
  15. Y. Shao, M. Gu, X. Li, Z. Nie, P. Zuo, G. Li, T. Liu, J. Xiao, Y. Cheng, C.Wang, J. Zhang, J. Liu, “Highly reversible Mg insertion in nanostructured Bi for Mg ion batteries”, Nano Letters, 2013, 14, 255-260.
  16. J. Xiao*, X. Chen, P. V. Sushko, M. L. Sushko, L. Kovarik, J. Feng, Z. Deng, J. Zheng, G. L. Graff, Z. Nie, D. Choi, J. Liu, J-G. Zhang and M. S. Whittingham, “High Performance LiNi0.5Mn1.5O4 Spinel Controlled by Mn3+ Concentration and Site Disorder”, Advanced Materials, 2012, 24, 2190-2116.
  17. J. Zheng, Jie Xiao*, X. Yu, L. Kovarik, M. Gu, F. Omenya, X. Chen,a X.-Q. Yang, J. Liu, G. L. Graff, M. S. Whittingham and J.-G. Zhang, “Enhanced Li+ ion transport in LiNi0.5Mn1.5O4 through control of site Disorder”, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2012, 14, 13515-13521.
  18. Y. Shao, S.K. Park, J. Xiao, J. Zhang, Y. Wang, and J. Liu.  "Electrocatalysts for Nonaqueous Lithium-Air Batteries: Status, Challenges, and Perspective." ACS Catalysis, 2012, 2, 844-857.
  19. L. Xiao, Y. Cao, J. Xiao, B. Schwenzer, M.H. Engelhard, L.V. Saraf, Z. Nie, G.J. Exarhos, and J. Liu. . "A Soft Approach to Encapsulate Sulfur: Polyaniline Nanotubes for Lithium-Sulfur Batteries with Long Cycle Life." Advanced Materials, 2012, 24, 1176-1181.
  20. X. Chen, W. Xu, J. Xiao, M.H. Engelhard, F. Ding, D. Mei, D. Hu, J. Zhang, and J. Zhang.  "Effects of cell positive cans and separators on the performance of high-voltage Li-ion batteries." Journal of Power Sources, 2012, 213,160-168.
  21. J. Liu, J.-G. Zhang , Z. Yang , J. P. Lemmon , C. Imhoff, G. L. Graff , L. Li , J. Hu , C. Wang , J. Xiao , G.Xia ,V.V. Viswanathan , S. Baskaran , V. Sprenkle , X. Li, Y. Shao and B. Schwenzer. “Materials Science and Materials Chemistry for Large Scale Electrochemical Energy Storage: From Transportation to Electrical Grid”, Advanced Functional Materials, 2012, DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201200690.
  22. W Xu, A.L. Read, P.K. Koech, D. Hu, C.M. Wang, J. Xiao, A.B. Padmaperuma, G.L. Graff, J. Liu, and J. Zhang.  "Factors Affecting the Battery Performance of Anthraquinone-based Organic Cathode Materials." Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2012, 22, 4032-4039.
  23. X. Chen, X. Li, F.Ding, W. Xu, J. Xiao, Y. Cao, P. Meduri,Jun Liu, G. L. Graff, and J.-G. Zhang, “Conductive Rigid Skeleton Supported Silicon as High-Performance Li-Ion Battery Anodes”, Nano Letters, 2012,12, 4124-4130.
  24. W. Xu, X. Chen, F. Ding, J. Xiao, D. Wang, A. Pan, J. Zheng, X.S. Li, A.B. Padmaperuma, and J. Zhang.  "Reinvestigation on the state-of-the-art nonaqueous carbonate electrolytes for 5 V Li-ion battery applications." Journal of Power Sources, 2012, 213, 304-316.  
  25. X. Li, P. Meduri, X. Chen, W. Qi, M.H. Engelhard, W. Xu, F. Ding, J. Xiao, W. Wang, C.M. Wang, J. Zhang, and J. Liu.  "Hollow Core-Shell Structured Porous Si-C Nanocomposites for Li-Ion Battery Anodes." Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2012, 22,11014-11017.  
  26. L. Xiao, Y Cao, J. Xiao, W Wang, L Kovarik, Z Nie, and J Liu. 2012. "High capacity, reversible alloying reactions in SnSb/C nanocomposites for Na-ion battery applications." Chemical Communications, 2012, 48, 3321-3323.  
  27. W. Xu, J.Z. Hu, M.H. Engelhard, S.A. Towne, J.S. Hardy, J. Xiao, J. Feng, M.Y. Hu, J. Zhang, F. Ding, M.E. Gross, and J. Zhang.  "The Stability of Organic Solvents and Carbon Electrode in Nonaqueous Li-O2 Batteries." J. Power Sources, 2012, 215, 240-247.  
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  29. J. Xiao, X. Wang, X.-Q. Yang, S. Xun, G. Li, P. K. Koech, J. Liu, and J. P. Lemmon, “Electrochemically Induced High Capacity Displacement Reaction of PEO/MoS2 /Graphene Nanocomposites with Lithium”, Advanced Functional Materials, 2011, 21, 2840-2846.  
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