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Cheng Chao Li is currently a professor at the School of Chemical Engineering and Light Industry, Guangdong University of Technology. He received his PhD from the School of Materials Science & Engineering, Hunan University in 2013 under the supervision of Prof. Taihong Wang. From 2008 to 2012, he was supported by CSC to conduct his research on nanomaterials synthesis and self-assembly as an exchange PhD student in Prof. Hua Chun Zeng’s group at the National University of Singapore. His research interests include the design and preparation of inorganic micro/nanostructures and their applications in energy storage such as lithium/sodium/zinc ion batteries, supercapacitors, and Li–oxygen batteries.

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Education and work experience

2002.09─2006.06 Hunan University, B.S. degree

2006.09─2008.06 Hunan University, M.S degree

2008.09─2012.10 Hunan University/National University of Singapore, PhD

2013.02─2016.06 School of Materials Science and Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Post-doc


1. Yufei Zhang, Edison Huixiang Ang, Yang Yang, Minghui Ye, Wencheng Du andC. C. Li*,Interlayer Chemistry of Layered Electrode Materials in Energy Storage Devices,Adv. Funct. Mater., 2020, DOI: 10.1002/ adfm.202007358.

2. Yang Yang, Jinfei Xiao, Jinyan Cai, Gongming Wang, Wencheng Du, Yufei Zhang, Xihong Lu andC. C. Li*,Mixed-valence copper selenide as an anode for ultra-long lifespan rocking-chair Zn-ion batteries: an insight into its intercalation/extraction kinetics and charge storage mechanism,Adv. Funct. Mater., 2020,DOI: 10.1002/adfm.202005092.

3. Wencheng Du, Edison Huixiang Ang, Yang Yang, Yufei Zhang, Minghui Ye andC. C. Li*, Challenges in Material and Structure Design of Zinc Anode toward High Performance Aqueous Zinc-Ion Batteries,Energy Environ. Sci., 2020, DOI: 10.1039/D0EE02079F.

4. Sucheng Liu, He Zhu, Binghao Zhang, Gen Li, Hekang Zhu, Yang Ren, Hongbo Geng, Yang Yang, Qi Liu andC. C. Li*,Tuning Kinetics of Zinc-ion Insertion/Extraction in V2O5 by in-situ Polyaniline Intercalation Enables Improved Aqueous Zinc-Ion Storage Performance, Adv. Mater.,2020,

5. Yang Yang, He Zhu, Jinfei Xiao, Hongbo Geng, Yufei Zhang, Jinbao Zhao, C. C. Li*, Qi Liu,* Achieving ultrahigh-rate and high-safety Li+storage based on interconnected tunnel structure in micro-size niobium tungsten oxides, Adv. Mater., 2020, 32, 1905295.

6. Bo Wang, Edison Huixiang Ang, Yang Yang, Yufei Zhang, Hongbo Geng, Minghui Ye, C. C. Li*, Interlayer Engineering of Molybdenum Oxide toward High-Capacity and Stable Sodium ion Half/Full Batteries, Adv. Funct. Mater.,2020,

7. Hongbo Geng, Min Cheng, Bo Wang, Yang Yang, Yufei Zhang,C. C. Li*,Electronic Structure Regulation of Layered Vanadium Oxide via interlayer doping strategy towards Superior High-Rate and Low-Temperature Zinc-Ion Batteries, Adv. Funct. Mater.,2020, 30, 1907684.

8. C. C. Li*, Bo Wang, Dong Chen, Li-Yong Gan, Yufei Zhang, Yang Yang, Hongbo Geng*, Xianhong Rui*, and Yan Yu*, Topotactic Transformation Synthesis of 2D Ultrathin GeS2 Nanosheets towards High-Rate and High-Energy Density Sodium-Ion Half/Full Batteries, ACS Nano, 2020, 14, 1, 531-540.

9. G. Zhang, Hou, H. Zhang, W. Zeng, F. Yan, C. C. Li*, H. G. Duan*, High-Performance and Ultra-Stable Lithium-Ion Batteries Based on MOF-Derived ZnO@ZnO Quantum Dots/C Core–Shell Nanorod Arrays on a Carbon Cloth Anode, Adv. Mater., 2015, 27, 2400-2405.

10. C. C. Li, H. C. Zeng, Coordination Chemistry and Antisolvent Strategy to Rare-Earth Solid-solution Colloidal Spheres, J. Am. Chem. Soc.,2012, 134, 19084-19091.

11. Yi Luo, Licheng Wei, Hongbo Geng, Yufei Zhang, Yang Yang,* C. C. Li*, Amorphous Fe-V-O bimetallic oxides with tunable compositions towards rechargeable Zn-ion batteries with excellent low-temperature performance, ACS Applied Materials & interfaces,2020, 12, 10, 11753-11760.

12. Wencheng Du, Hongbo Geng, Yang Yang, Yufei Zhang, Huixiang Ang, Minghui Ye, C. C. Li*, Rational-Design of Polyaniline Cathode using Proton Doping Strategy by Graphene Oxide for Enhanced Aqueous Zinc-Ion Batteries Performance, Journal of Power sources, 2020, 450,227716

13. Dao-Sheng Liu, Feng Jin, Aijian Huang, Xiaoli Sun, Hao Su, Yang Yang, Yufei Zhang, Xianhong Rui, Hongbo Geng,* C. C. Li*,Phosphorus-Doping-Induced Surface Vacancies of 3D Na2Ti3O7 Nanowire Arrays Enabling High-Rate and Long-Life Sodium Storage, Chem-Eur. J., 2019, 25,14881 –14889

14. Shufeng Chen, Yufei Zhang*, Hongbo Geng, Yang Yanga, Xianhong Rui, C. C. Li*, Zinc ions pillared vanadate cathodes by chemical pre-intercalation towards long cycling life and low-temperature zinc ion batteries, Journal of Power sources, 2019, 441, 227192.

15. Bo Wang; Wencheng Du; Yang Yang; Yufei Zhang; Qi Zhang; Xianhong Rui; Hongbo Geng, C. C. Li*, Two-dimensional germanium sulfide nanosheets as an ultra-stable and high capacity anode for lithium ion batteries, Chem-Eur. J., 2020, 26, 6554-6560.

16. Wencheng Du, Hongbo Geng, Yang Yang, Yufei Zhang, Xianhong Rui, C. C. Li*, Pristine graphene for advanced electrochemical energy applications, Journal of Power sources, 2019, 437, 226899.

17. Min Cheng, Hongbo Geng, Yang Yang, Yufei Zhang*, C. C. Li*, Optimization of hydrogen adsorption free energy of Ru-based catalysts towards high efficiency hydrogen evolution reaction at all pH, Chem-Eur. J., 2019, 25, 8579-8584.

18. Yufei Zhang, Hongbo Geng,Weifeng Wei, Jianmin Ma, Libao Chen, C. C. Li*, Challenges and Recent Progress in the Design of Advanced Electrode Materials for Rechargeable Mg batteries, Energy Storage Materials, 2019, 20,118-138.

19. Yang Yang, Hongbo Geng,Yufei Zhang, C. C. Li*, Jinbao Zhao, Three-Dimensional Graphene/Ag Aerogel for Durable and Stable Li Metal Anode in Carbonate-Based Electrolyte, Chem-Eur. J., 2019, 25,5036-5042.

20. Yang Yang, Jian Xiong, Shaobo Lai, Rong Zhou, Min Zhao, Hongbo Geng, Yufei Zhang, Yanxiong Fang, C. C. Li*, Jinbao Zhao, Vinyl Ethylene Carbonate as an Effective SEI-Forming Additive in Carbonate-based electrolyte for Lithium Metal Anodes, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2019, 11, 6118–6125.

21. Yufei Zhang, Jun Yang, Qiuchun Dong, Hongbo Geng, Yun Zheng, Yunlong Liu, Wenjun Wang, C. C. Li*, Xiaochen Dong*, Highly Dispersive MoP Nanoparticles Anchored on rGO Nanosheets for Efficient Hydrogen Evolution Reaction Electrocatalyst, ACS Applied Materials &Interfaces, 2018, 10, 26258-26263.

22. Hongbo Geng, Hao Su, Chaohui Lin, Yufei Ma, Yufei Zhang, Dong Chen, Huiteng Tan, Xianhong Rui, Yan-Xiong Fang, C. C. Li*, Double-layer N,S-codoped carbon protection of MnS nanoparticles enabling ultralong-life and high-rate lithium ion storage, ACS Applied Energy Materials, 2018, 1, 4867-4873.

23. Yun Zheng, Hongbo Geng, Yufei Zhang, Libao Chen*, C. C. Li*, Precursor-based synthesis of porous colloidal particles towards highly efficient catalysts, Chem-Eur. J., 2018, 24, 10280-10290.

24. Chao Cui, Libao Chen*, Jianming Ma, C. C. Li*, Qusi-reversible conversion reaction of CoSe2/nitrogen-doped carbon nanofibers towards long lifetime anode materials for sodium-ion batteries, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2018, 6, 7088-7098.

25. Hui Ting Tan, Hongbo Geng, Xianhong Rui*, C. C. Li*, Shaoming Huang*, Nanostructured Li3V2(PO4)3 Cathodes, Small, 2018, 14, 1800567.

26. G. H. Zhang, J. Zhu, W. Zeng, S. Hou, F. Gong, F. Li, C. C. Li*, H. G. Duan, Tin Quantum Dots Embedded in Nitrogen-Doped Carbon Nanofibers As Excellent Anode for Lithium-Ion Batteries, Nano Energy, 2014, 9, 61-70.

27. Qingwang Lian, Gang Zhou, Jiatu Liu, Chen Wu, Weifeng Wei, Libao Chen*, C. C. Li*, Extrinsic pseudocapacitve Li-ion storage of SnS anode via lithiation induced structural optimization on cycling,Journal of Power sources, 2017, 366, 1-8.

28. Chen Wu, Yuehua Wei, Qingwang Lian, Chao Cui, Weifeng Wei, Libao Chen*, C. C. Li*, Intrinsic conductivity optimization of bi-metallic nickel cobalt selenides toward superior-rate Na-ion storage, Materials Chemistry Frontiers, 2017,1, 1435-1440.

29. C. C. Li, R. X. H. Rui, L. B. Chen, Component-Customizable Porous Rare Earth-based Colloidal Spheres towards Highly Effective Catalysts and Bioimaging Applications, Chem-Eur. J., 2017, 23, 16242-16248.

30. H. Geng, J. Yang, H. Yu, C. C. Li*, Carbon intercalated porous NaTi2(PO4)3spheres as anodes for high-rate and ultralong-life sodium ion batteries, Materials Chemistry Frontiers, 2017, 1, 1435-1440.

31. Dalei Sun, Hong Yu, Hao Su, Feng Jin, Jincheng Liu, C. C. Li*, A general synthetic protocol for the synthesis of Ru-X (X = Rh, Pd, Ag) heterogeneous ultrathin nanowires with tunable composition, ChemCatChem, 2017, 9, 347-353.

32. C. C. Li, W. Zhang, H. Ang, H. Yu, B. Y. Xia, X. Wang, Y. H. Yang, Y. Zhao, H. H. Hng, Q. Y. Yan, Compressed hydrogen gas-induced synthesis of Au–Pt core–shell nanoparticle chains towards high-performance catalysts for Li-O2batteries, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2014, 2, 10676-10681.

33. C. C. Li, H. Yu, Q. Y. Yan, H. H. Hng, Green synthesis of highly reduced graphene oxide by compressed hydrogen gas towards energy storage devices,Journal of Power sources, 2015, 274, 310-317.

Yang Yang received his Bachelor of Science degree from Northeastern University in 2009 and his Ph.D. degree in Applied Chemistry from Xiamen University in 2018 under the supervision of Prof. Jinbao Zhao. He is currently an associate professor at the Guangdong University of Technology. His research focuses on advanced electrode materials, high-safety lithium-ion batteries, and in situ characterization techniques.

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Education and work experience

2005.09 ─ 2009.07 Northeastern University, Applied Chemistry, B.S. degree.

2009.08 ─ 2013.06 State Key Laboratory of Comprehensive Utilization of Vanadium and Titanium Resources, Assistant researcher.

2013.09 ─ 2018.07 Xiamen University, Applied Chemistry, Ph.D. degree.


1.Yang, Y.; Zhu, H.; Xiao, J.; Geng, H.; Zhang, Y.; Zhao, J.; Li, G.; Wang, X.-L.; Li, C. C.*; Liu, Q.*, Achieving Ultrahigh-Rate and High-Safety Li+ Storage Based on Interconnected Tunnel Structure in Micro-Size Niobium Tungsten Oxides.Adv. Mater. 2020, 1905295, DOI: 10.1002/adma.201905295. (IF: 25.809)

2.Yang, Y.; Xiong, J.; Zeng, J.; Huang, J.; Zhao*, J., VGCF 3D conducting host coating on glass fiber filters for lithium metal anodes.Chem. Commun. 2018,54 (10), 1178-1181. (IF: 6.164, cover article)

3.Yang, Y.; Li, J.; He, X.; Wang, J.; Sun, D.; Zhao, J.*, A facile spray drying route for mesoporous Li3VO4/C hollow spheres as an anode for long life lithium ion batteries.J. Mater. Chem. A 2016,4 (19), 7165-7168. (IF: 10.733)

4.Wu, D.; Zeng, J.; Hua, H.; Wu, J.;Yang, Y.*; Zhao, J.*, NaV6O15: a promising cathode material for insertion/extraction of Mg2+ with excellent cycling performance.Nano Research 2020, DOI: 10.1007/s12274-019-2602-6.(IF: 8.515)

5.Luo, Y.; Wei, L.; Geng, H.; Zhang,Y.; Yang*, Y.; Li, C. C.*, Amorphous Fe-V-O bimetallic oxides with tunable compositions towards rechargeable Zn-ion batteries with excellent low-temperature performance.ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2020, DOI: 10.1021/acsami.0c00057.(IF: 8.456)

6.Yang, Y.; Chen, D.; Liu, B.; Zhao, J.*, Binder-Free Si Nanoparticle Electrode with 3D Porous Structure Prepared by Electrophoretic Deposition for Lithium-Ion Batteries.ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2015,7 (14), 7497-7504. (IF: 8.456)

7.Yang, Y.; Huang, J.; Zeng, J.; Xiong, J.; Zhao, J.*, Direct Electrophoretic Deposition of Binder-Free Co3O4/Graphene Sandwich-Like Hybrid Electrode as Remarkable Lithium Ion Battery Anode.ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2017,9 (38), 32801-32811. (IF: 8.456)

8.Yang, Y.; Li, J.; Chen, D.; Zhao, J.*, A Facile Electrophoretic Deposition Route to the Fe3O4/CNTs/rGO Composite Electrode as a Binder-Free Anode for Lithium Ion Battery.ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2016,8 (40), 26730-26739. (IF: 8.456)

9.Yang, Y.; Xiong, J.; Lai, S.; Zhou, R.; Zhao, M.; Geng, H.; Zhang, Y.; Fang, Y.; Li, C.*; Zhao, J.*, Vinyl Ethylene Carbonate as an Effective SEI-Forming Additive in Carbonate-Based Electrolyte for Lithium-Metal Anodes.ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces2019,11 (6), 6118-6125. (IF: 8.456)

10.Yang, Y.; Li, J.; Chen, D.; Fu, T.; Sun, D.; Zhao, J.*, Binder-Free Carbon-Coated Silicon–Reduced Graphene Oxide Nanocomposite Electrode Prepared by Electrophoretic Deposition as a High-Performance Anode for Lithium-Ion Batteries.ChemElectroChem 2016,3 (5), 757-763. (IF: 3.975)

11.Yang, Y.; Zhao, M.; Xiong, J.; Geng, H.; Zhang, Y.; Li, C. C.; Zhao, J., Deep Insight into Electrochemical Kinetics of Cowpea-Like Li3VO4@C Nanowires as High-Rate Anode Materials for Lithium-Ion Batteries.ChemElectroChem2019, 6 (15), 3920-3927. (IF: 3.975)

12. Zhao, M.; Xiong, J.;Yang, Y.*; Zhao, J.*, Template-Assisted Synthesis of Honeycomb-Like CoFe2O4/CNTs/rGO Composite as Anode Material for Li/Na-Ion Batteries.ChemElectroChem2019, 6 (13), 3468-3477. (IF: 3.975)

13.Yang, Y.; Zhao, M.; Geng, H.; Zhang, Y.; Fang, Y.; Li, C. C.*; Zhao, J.*, Three-Dimensional Graphene/Ag Aerogel for Durable and Stable Li Metal Anode in Carbonate-Based Electrolyte.Chem. Eur. J. 2019, doi:10.1002/chem.201805941. (IF: 5.160)

14.Yang, Y.; Li, J.; Huang, J.; Huang, J.; Zeng, J.; Zhao, J.*, Polystyrene-template-assisted synthesis of Li3VO4/C/rGO ternary composite with honeycomb-like structure for durable high-rate lithium ion battery anode materials.Electrochim. Acta 2017,247, 771-778. (IF: 5.383)

15.Yang, Y.; Sun, G.; Lin, J.; Chen, D.; Zhang, Y.; Zhao, J.*, Importance of constructing synergistic protective layers in Si-reduced graphene oxide-amorphous carbon ternary composite as anode for lithium-ion batteries.J. Alloys Compd. 2017,725, 899-905. (IF: 4.175)

16.Yang, Y.; Li, J.; Chen, D.; Zhao, J.*, Spray Drying-Assisted Synthesis of Li3VO4/C/CNTs Composites for High-Performance Lithium Ion Battery Anodes.J. Electrochem. Soc. 2017,164 (1), A6001-A6006. (IF: 3.120)

Minghui Ye is currently a lecturer at the School of Chemical Engineering and Light Industry, Guangdong University of Technology. He received his PhD (2018) at the Beijing Institute of Technology and then engaged in post-doctoral research from 2018–2019 at Hanyang University, Korea. His research interests focus on exploring advanced energy storage materials (e.g., carbonous materials, alloy nanocomposite anodes, transition metal oxide cathodes) for high-voltage and high-energy-density lithium/sodium/potassium batteries.

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Education and work experience

2008.09 ─ 2012.07 Henan Normal University, B.S. degree

2012.09 ─ 2018.07 Beijing Institute of Technology, Ph.D degree

2018.08 ─ 2019.08 Hanyang University (Korea), Post-doc

2019.09 ─ Up to now Guangdong University of Technology, lecturer


1.Minghui Ye, Zhipan Zhang,* Yang Zhao, Liangti Qu,* Graphene platforms for smart energy generation and storage.Joule,2018, 2, 245−268. (IF=27.054)

2.Minghui Ye, Jang-Yeon Hwang, Yang-Kook Sun*, A 4 V class potassium metal battery with extremely low overpotential.ACS Nano,2019, 13, 9306−9314. (IF=14.588)

3.Minghui Ye,# Xuting Jin,# Xuanxu Nan, Jian Gao, Liangti Qu,* Paraffin wax protecting 3D non-dendritic lithium for backside plated lithium metal anode.Energy Storage Materials,2020, 24, 153−159. (IF=16.28)

4.Minghui Ye, Yukun Xiao, Zhihua Cheng, Linfan Cui, Lan Jiang, Liangti Qu,* A smart, anti-piercing and eliminating-dendrite lithium metal battery.Nano Energy,2018, 49, 403−410. (IF =16.602)

5.Minghui Ye, Huhu Cheng, Jian Gao, Changxia Li, Liangti Qu,* A respiration-detective graphene oxide/lithium battery.Journal of Materials Chemistry A,2016, 4, 19154−19159. (IF=11.301)

6.Minghui Ye, Zelin Dong, Chuangang Hu, Huhu Cheng, Huibo Shao, Nan Chen, Liangti Qu,* Uniquely arranged graphene-on-graphene structure as a binder-free anode for high performance lithium-ion batteries.Small,2014, 10, 5035−5041. (IF=11.459)

7.Minghui Ye, Changxia Li, Yang Zhao, Liangti Qu,* Graphene decorated with bimodal size of carbon polyhedrons for enhanced lithium storage.Carbon,2016, 106, 9−19. (IF=8.821)

8.Minghui Ye, Jian Gao, Yukun Xiao, Tong Xu, Yang Zhao, Liangti Qu,* Metal/graphene oxide batteries.Carbon,2017, 125, 299−307. (IF=8.821)

9.Minghui Ye, Chuangang Hu, Lingxiao Lv, Liangti Qu,* Graphene-winged carbon nanotubes as high-performance lithium-ion batteries anode with super-long cycle life.Journal of Power Sources,2016, 305, 106−114. (IF=8.247)

10. Huhu Cheng,Minghui Ye, Fei Zhao, Chuangang Hu, Yang Zhao, Yuan Liang, Nan Chen, Shilv Chen, Lan Jiang, Liangti Qu,* A general and extremely simple remote approach toward graphene bulks with in situ multifunctionalization.Advanced Materials,2016, 28, 3305–3312. (IF=27.398)

11. Wencheng Du, Edison Huixiang Ang, Yang Yang, Yufei Zhang,Minghui Ye, Cheng Chao Li,* Challenges in material and structure design of zinc anode toward high performance aqueous zinc-ion batteries.Energy & Environmental Science,2020, DOI: 10.1039/d0ee02079f. (IF=30.289)

12. Bo Wang, Edison Huixiang Ang, Yang Yang, Yufei Zhang, Hongbo Geng,Minghui Ye, Cheng Chao Li,* Interlayer engineering of molybdenum trioxide toward high-capacity and stable sodium ion half/full batteries.Advanced Functional Materials,2020, 30, 2001708. (IF=16.836)

Yufei Zhangreceived her Ph.D. degree as a cocultivation student by Inner Mongolia University and Nanjing Tech University under the supervision of Prof. Wei Huang and Prof. Xiaochen Dong. During 2015-2017, she studied in at Nanyang Technological University as an exchange student. She works as a lecturer in Guangdong University of Technology since the end of 2017. Her research focuses on the novel synthesis of functional nanostructures materials for energy-related applications.

Education experience

201209-201707 Nanjing Tech University, Inner Mongolia university Ph.D. degree; Supervisor: Prof. Huang Wei, Prof. Dong xiaochen

201509-201704 Nanyang Technology University, CSC sponsored cultivated PhD; Supervisor: Prof. Qingyu(Alex) Yan

201609-201502 Exchange student, Singapore University of Technology and Design

200809-201206 Bachelor, Hainan Normal University


(1) H. Liang, J. Wu, M. Wang, H. Fan,*,H. B. Geng, Y.Yang, Pseudocapacitance-dominated high-performance and stable lithium-ion batteries from MOF-derived spinel ZnCo2O4/ZnO/C heterostructure anode, Dalton Trans., 2020, 49, 13311-13316.

(2) S. F. Chen,Y. F. Zhang,* H. B. Geng, Y.Yang, X. H. Rui, C. C. Li,* Zinc ions pillared vanadate cathodes by chemical pre-intercalationtowards long cycling life and low-temperature zinc ion batteries, Journal of Power Sources, 2019, 441, 227192.

(3) M. Cheng,H. B. Geng, Y.Yang, Y. F. Zhang*C. C. Li*,Optimization of the hydrogen-adsorption free energy of Ru-Based catalysts towards high-efficiency hydrogen evolution reaction at all pH, Chemistry-a European Journal, 2019, 36, 8579-8584.

(4) Y. F. Zhang, J. Yang, Y. Z. Zhang, C. C. Li, W. Huang,* Q. Y. Yan,* X. C. Dong*, Fe2O3/SnSSe hexagonal nanoplates as lithium-ion batteries anode, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2018, 10, 12722-12730

(5) Y. F. Zhang, J. Yang, Q. C. Dong, H. B. Geng*, Y. Zheng, Y. L. Liu, W. J. Wang, C. C. Li*, X. C. Dong*, Highly dispersive MoP nanoparticles anchored on reduced graphene oxide nanosheets for an efficient hydrogen evolution reaction electrocatalyst, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2018, 10, 26258-26263.

(6) Y. F. Zhang, H. B. Geng, W. F. Wei, J. M. Ma, L. B. Chen*, C. C. Li*, Challenges and recent progress in the design of advanced electrode materials for rechargeable Mg batteries,Energy Storage Materials, 2019, 20,118-138.

(7) Y. F. Zhang, H. W. Wang, J. Yang, H. S. Fan, Y. Zhang, Z. F. Dai, Y. Zheng, W. Huang*, X. C. Dong*, Q. Y. Yan*, Hydrogenated vanadium oxides for advanced anode material in lithium ion batteries, Nano research, 2017, 10, 4266-4273.

(8) Yufei Zhang, Y. Wang, J. Yang, W. H. Shi, H. Y. Yang*, W. Huang*, X. C. Dong*, MoS2 coated hollow carbon spheres for anodes of lithium ion batteries, 2D Material, 2016, 3, 024001.

(9) Y. F. Zhang, C. C. Sun, H. Q. Su, W.Huang* and X. C. Dong*, N-doped carbon coated hollow Ni2Co9−2S8 urchins for a high performance supercapacitor, Nanoscale, 2015, 7, 3155-3163.

(10) Y. F. Zhang, L. Q. Li, H. Q. Su, W.Huang* and X. C. Dong*, Binary metal oxide: advanced energy storage materials in supercapacitors, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2015, 3, 43-59.

(11) Huaping Chen#,Y. F. Zhang #, J. Yang, Z. Y Dai, N. N. Fu, W.Huang* and X. C. Dong*, Ni0.33Co0.66(OH)F hollow hexagons woven by MWCNTs for high-performance lithium-ion batteries, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2015, 3, 20690-20697.

(12) Y. F. Zhang, M. Z. Ma, J. Yang, C. C. Sun, H. Q. Su, W.Huang* and X. C. Dong*, Shape-controlled synthesis of NiCo2S4 and their charge storage characteristics in supercapacitors, Nanoscale, 2014, 6, 9824-8430.

(13) Y. F. Zhang, M. Z. Ma, J. Yang, H. Q. Su, W.Huang* and X. C. Dong*, Selective synthesis of hierarchical mesoporous spinel NiCo2O4 for high-performance supercapacitors, Nanoscale, 2014, 6, 4303-4308.

(14) Y. F. Zhang, M. Z. Ma, J. Yang, W.Huang* and X. C. Dong*, Graphene-based three-dimensional hierarchical sandwich-type architecture for high performance supercapacitors, RSC Adv., 2014, 4, 8466-8471.