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ENERGY RELATED  PAPERS

Pradip Basnet and Yiping Zhao, "Tuning the CuxO Nanorod Composition for Efficient Visible light induced Photocatalysis," Catalysis Science & Technology, DOI: 10.1039/C5CY01464F.

Kun Yao, Pradip Basnet, Henry Sessions, Simona E. Hunyadi Murph, and Yiping Zhao, "Fe2O3-TiO2 core-shell nanorod arrays for visible light," Catalysis Today, DOI:10.1016/j.

S. C. DeCaluwe, B. M. Dhar, L. Huang, Y. He, K. Yang, J. P. Owejan, Y. P. Zhao, A. A. Talin, J. A. Dura and H. Wang, “Pore collapse and regrowth in silicon electrodes for rechargeable batteries,” Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 17, 11301-11312 (2015).

Yiping Zhao, "Dynamic shadowing growth and its energy applications," Frontiers in Energy Research, doi: 10.3389/fenrg.2014.00038 (2014).

Pradip Basnet and Yiping Zhao,"Superior dye adsorption capacity of amorphous WO3 sub-micrometer rods fabricated by glancing angle deposition," Journal of Materials Chemistry A 2, 911–914 (2014).

Yizhuo He, Pradip Basnet, Simona Murph, and Yiping Zhao, "Ag nanoparticle embedded TiO2 composite nanorod arrays fabricated by oblique angle deposition: toward plasmonic photocatalysis," ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 5, 11818-11827 (2013).

Bingyun Ao, Zhengjun Zhang, Yuping. He, and Yiping Zhao, "Semiconducting ground-state of three polymorphs of Mg2NiH4 from first-principles calculations," International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 38, 16471-16476 (2013).

Pradip Basneta, George K. Larsen, Ravirajsinh P. Jadeja, Yen-Con Hung, and Yiping Zhao, "α-Fe2O3 Nanocolumns and Nanorods Fabricated by Electron Beam Evaporation for Visible Light Photocatalytic and Antimicrobial Applications," ACS App. Mater. Interfaces 5, 2085–2095(2013).

Yingchao Yang, Yuping He, Yiping Zhao, and Xiaodong Li, "Mechanically robust Si nanorod arrays on Cu/Ti bilayer film coated Si substrate for high performance lithium-ion battery anodes," J. Appl. Phys. 112, 103502 (2012).

George K. Larsen, Bob C. Fitzmorris, Claudia Longo, Jin Z. Zhang, and Yiping Zhao, "Nanostructured Homogenous CdSe/TiO2 Composite Visible Light Photoanodes Fabricated by Oblique Angle Codeposition," Journal of Materials Chemistry 22, 14205-14218 (2012).

Bo Yang, Juraj Irsa, Yuping He, Cynthia Lundgren, and Yiping Zhao, “A chemoelastoplastic analysis of anisotropic swelling in a SnO2 nanowire under lithiation,” Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology 134, 031013 (2012).

Yuping He, Bo Yang, Kaikun Yang,Cameron Brown,Ramaraja Ramasamy,Howard Wang,Cynthia Lundgren,and Yiping Zhao, "Designing Si-based nanowall arrays by dynamic shadowing growth to tailor the performance of Li-ion battery anodes," Journal of Materials Chemistry 22, 8294-8303 (2012).

R. Fitzmorris, G. Larsen, D. Wheeler, Y.-P. Zhao, and J. Zhang, "Ultrafast charge transfer dynamics in polycrystalline CdSe/TiO2 nanorods prepared by oblique angle co-deposition," J. Phys. Chem. C 116, 5033-5041 (2012).

Bo Yang, Yuping He, Juraj Irsa, Cynthia Lundgren, Joshua Ratchford, and Yiping Zhao, "Effects of composition-dependent modulus, finite concentration and boundary constraint on Li-ion diffusion and stresses in a bilayer Cu-coated Si nano-anode," Journal of Power Sources 204, 168-176 (2012).

George Larsen, Robert Carl Fitzmorris, Jin Z. Zhang, and Yiping Zhao, "Structural, optical, and photocatalytic properties of Cr:TiO2 nanorod array fabricated by oblique angle co-deposition," J. Phys. Chem. C 115, 16892 - 16903 (2011).

Bo Yang, Yuping He, and Yiping Zhao, "Concentration-dependent hydrogen diffusion in hydrogenation and dehydrogenation of vanadium-coated magnesium nanoblades," International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 36, 15642-15651 (2011).

Ming Au, Yuping He, Yiping Zhao, Hessam Ghassemi, Reza Shahbazian Yassar, Brenda Garcia-Diaz, and Thad Adams, "Silicon and silicon–copper composite nanorods for anodes of Li-ion rechargeable batteries," J. Power Sources 196, 9640 - 9647 (2011).

Wilson Smith, Abraham Wolcott, Robert Carl FitzmorrisJin Z. Zhang, and Yiping Zhao"Quasi-core-shell TiO2/WO3 and WO3/TiO2 nanorod arrays fabricated by glancing angle deposition for solar water splitting," Journal of Materials Chemistry 21, 10792-10800 (2011).

Bo Yang, Y.-P. He, and Y.-P. Zhao, "Hydrogenation of magnesium nanoblades: the effect of concentration dependent hydrogen diffusion," Appl. Phys. Lett. 98, 081905 (2011).

Y.-P. He, J. G. Fan, and Y.-P. Zhao, "The role of differently distributed vanadium nanocatalyst in the hydrogen storage of magnesium nanostructures," International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 35, 4162–4170 (2010).

Xiangwen Chen, Yuping He, Yiping Zhao, and Xinwei Wang, ‘‘Thermophysical properties of hydrogenated vanadium-doped magnesium porous nanostructures,” Nanotechnology 21, 055707 (2010).

Ming Au, Scott McWhorter, Thad Adams, John Gibbs, and Yiping Zhao,“Free standing aluminum nanostructures as anodes of Li-Ion rechargeable batteries,” J. Power Sources 195, 3333–3337 (2010).

Y.-P. He and Y.-P. Zhao, "The role of Mg2Si formation in the hydrogenation of Mg film and Mg nanoblade array on Si substrates," Journal of Alloys and Compounds 482, 173–186 (2009).

A. Wolcott, W. A. Smith, T. R. Kuykendall, Y.-P. Zhao, and J. Z. Zhang, “Photoelectrochemical study of nanostructured ZnO thin films for hydrogen generation from water splitting,” Advanced Functional Materials 19, 1–8 (2009).

Y.-P. He and Y.-P. Zhao, “Hydrogen storage and cycling properties of Vanadium decorated Mg nanoblade array on Ti coated Si substrate,” Nanotechnology 20, 204008 (2009).

Y.-P. He and Y.-P. Zhao, “Improved hydrogen storage properties of V decorated Mg nanoblade array,” Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 11, 255–258 (2009).

A. Wolcott , W. A. Smith,  T. R.. Kuykendall, Y.-P. Zhao, and J. Z. Zhang, “Photoelectrochemical water splitting using dense and aligned TiO2 nanorod arrays,” Small 5, 104–111 (2009).

Y.-P. He, Y.-P. Zhao, L. Huang, H. Wang, and R. J. Composto, “Hydrogenation of Mg film and Mg nanoblade array on Ti coated Si substrates,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 93, 163114 (2008).

Y.-P. He, Y.-J. Liu, and Y.-P. Zhao, “Formation of sub-micro MgH2 whiskers during the hydrogenation of Ti doped Mg film,” Nanotechnology 19, 465602 (2008).