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Photo-Electrochemically Rechargeable Zinc-Air Batteries

Start Date: September 2013
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Hongjie Dai, Department of Chemistry, Stanford University

Annual Reports


  • Ming Gong, Di-Yan Wang, Chia-Chun Chen, Bing-Joe Hwang, and Hongjie Dai, "A mini review on nickel-based electrocatalysts for alkaline hydrogen evolution reaction", Nano Research 2016, 9(1):28–46
  • Meng-Chang Lin, Ming Gong, Bingan Lu, Yingpeng Wu, Di-Yan Wang, Mingyun Guan, Michael Angell, Changxin Chen, Jiang Yang, Bing-Joe Hwang, and Dai. "An ultrafast rechargeable aluminium-ion battery", Nature, 520, 324-328, 2015.
  • Di-Yan Wang, Ming Gong, Hung-Lung Chou, Chun-Jern Pan, Hsin-An Chen, Yingpeng Wu, Meng-Chang Lin, Mingyun Guan, Jiang Yang, Chun-Wei Chen, Yuh-Lin Wang, Bing-Joe Hwang, Chia-Chun Chen, and Dai. "Highly Active and Stable Hybrid Catalyst of Cobalt-Doped FeS2 Nanosheets Carbon Nanotubes for Hydrogen Evolution Reaction" JACS, 137, 1587-1592, 2015.
  • Ming Gong and Dai. "A mini review of NiFe-based materials as highly active oxygen evolution reaction electrocatalysts" Nano Research, 8, 23-39, 2015.
  • Ming Gong, WuZhou, Michael James Kenney, Rich Kapusta, Sam Cowley, Yingpeng Wu, Bingan Lu, Meng-Chang Lin, Di-Yan Wang, Jiang Yang, Bing-Joe Hwang, and Dai. "Blending Cr2O3 into a NiO Ni Electrocatalyst for Sustained Water Splitting", Angewandte Chemie, 127, 12157-12161, 2015
  • J Feng, M Gong, MJ Kenney, JZ Wu, B Zhang, Y Li, H Dai, "Nickel-coated silicon photocathode for water splitting in alkaline electrolytes", Nano Research 8 (5), 1577- 1583, 2015
  • M Gong, Y Li, H Zhang, B Zhang, W Zhou, J Feng, H Wang, Y Liang, H Dai, "Ultrafast high-capacity NiZn battery with NiAlCo-layered double hydroxide", Energy & Environmental Science 7 (6), 2025-2032, 2014.
  • Ming Gong, Wu Zhou, Mon-Che Tsai, Jigang Zhou, Mingyun Guan, Meng-Chang Lin, Bo Zhang, Yongfeng Hu, Di-Yan Wang, Jiang Yang, Stephen J. Pennycook, Bing-Joe Hwang, and Dai. "Nanoscale nickel oxide/nickel heterostructures for active hydrogen evolution electrocatalysis" Nature Communications, 5 4695, 2014.
  • Gong, M., Y. G. Li, H. B. Zhang, Y. Y. Liang, H. L. Wang, B. Zhang, J. Feng, and H. J. Dai. "Layered double hydroxide-carbon nanotube complex for ultrafast NiZn battery with." In preparation.
  • Liang, Y., Y. Li, H. Wang, and H. Dai. "Strongly coupled lnorganic/Nanocarbon hybrid materials for advanced electrocatalysis. Journal of the American Chemical Society 135, No. 6, 2013-36 (2013).
  • Wang, H. and H. Dai. "Strongly coupled inorganic-nano-carbon hybrid materials for energy storage." Chemical Society Reviews 42, No. 7, 3088-113 (2013).
  • Michael J. Kenney, Ming Gong, Yanguang Li, Justin Z. Wu, Ju Feng, Mario Lanza, and Dai. "High-Performance Silicon Photoanodes Passivated with Ultrathin Nickel Films for Water Oxidation" Science, 342 (6160) 836-840, 2013.
  • Ming Gong, Yanguang Li, Hailiang Wang, Yongye Liang, Justin Z. Wu, Jigang Zhou, Jian Wang, Tom Regier, Fei Wei, and Dai. "An Advanced Ni Fe Layered Double Hydroxide Electrocatalyst for Water Oxidation" JACS, 135 (23) 8452-8455, 2013.


  • H. Dai, keynote speech 'Nanoscience for renewable energy' in 2016 ISE meeting, Taipei, Taiwan.

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