Selected Publications (100+ total publications, 30,000+ total citations, H-index 66. Latest list is available on Google Scholar)

After joining Georgia Institute of Technology (* corresponding author)

111. Wu, Y.; Zhang, F.; Wang, T.; Huang, P.; Filippas, A.; Yang, H.; Huang, Y.; Wang, C.; Liu, H.; Xie,Y.*; Lively, P*.; Liu, N.* A submillimeter bundled microtubular flow battery cell with ultrahigh volumetric power density Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (2023) DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2213528120

110. Gao, S.; Li, Z.; Liu, N.; Liu, G.; Yang, H.*; Cao, P.* Are Porous Polymers Practical to Protect Li-Metal Anodes? - Current Strategies and Future Opportunities Advnaced Functional Materials (2022) DOI: 10.1002/adfm.202202013

109. Wong, H.; Liu, N.*; Reichmanis. E.* Single-Pot Fabrication of Cellulose-Reinforced Solid Polymer Lithium-Ion Conductors ACS Applied Polymer Materials (2022) DOI: 10.1021/acsapm.1c01789

108. Prausnitz, M.*; Cuba-Torres, C.*; Liu, N.*; Lee. Y.* HOW CHEMICAL ENGINEERING STUDENTS HAVE CHANGED OVER TWO DECADES: A PERSPECTIVE FROM GEORGIA TECH Chemical Engineering Education (2022) DOI: 10.18260/2-1-370.660-128734%20

107. Jeon, Y.; Kim, J.; Jang. H.; Lee, J.; Kim. M.; Liu, N.*; Song. H.* Argentophilic pyridinic nitrogen for embedding lithiophilic silver nanoparticles in a threedimensional carbon scaffold for reversible lithium plating/stripping† Journal of Materials Chemistry A (2022) DOI: 10.1039/d1tao73o6k

106. Zhang, Y.; Zhang, Y.; Aldama. E.; Liu, H.; Sun. Z.; Mao. Y.; Liu, N.*; Zhang. Z.* Rational design of walnut-like ZnO/Co3O4 porous nanospheres with substantially enhanced lithium storage performance† Nanoscale (2021) DOI: 10.1039/d1nr07890a

105. Liu, L.*; Li, Y.; He, X.; Yang, J.; Liu, N.* In Situ/Operando Insights into the Stability and Degradation Mechanisms of Heterogeneous Electrocatalysts Small (2021) DOI: 10.1002/smll.202104205

104. Wu, T.; Lin, Y.; Althouse, Z.; Liu, N.* Dissolution-redeposition Mechanism of the MnO2 Cathode in Aqueous Zinc-Ion Batteries ACS Applied Energy Materials (2021) DOI: 10.1021/acsaem.1c02064

103. Gao, S.; Cannon, A.; Sun, F.; Pan, Y.; Yang, D.; Ge, S.; Liu, N.; Sokolov, A. P.; Ryan, E.; Yang, H.*; Cao, P.-F.* Glass-fiber-reinforced polymeric film as an efficient protecting layer for stable Li metal electrodes Cell Rep. Phys. Sci. (2021) DOI: 10.1016/j.xcrp.2021.100534

102. Park, J. H.; Kwak, M.-J.; Hwang, C.; Kang, K.-N.; Liu, N.; Jang, J.H.*; Grzybowski, B. A.* Self-Assembling Films of Covalent Organic Frameworks Enable Long-Term, Efficient Cycling of Zinc-Ion Batteries Advanced Materials (2021) DOI: 10.1002/adma.202101726

101. Liu, H.; Zhang, Y.; Wang, C.; Glazer, J. N.; Shan, Z.; Liu, N.* Understanding and Controlling the Nucleation and Growth of Zn Electrodeposits for Aqueous Zinc-Ion Batteries ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces (2021) DOI: 10.1021/acsami.1c06131

100. Jeon, Y.; Wu, Y.; Zhang, Y.; Hwang, C.; Lee, H.-W.; Song, H.-K.*; Liu, N.* In situ visualization of zinc plating in gel polymer electrolyte Electrochim. Acta (2021) DOI: 10.1016/j.electacta.2021.138877

99. Zhang, Y.; Zhang, Y.; Cao, Y.; Xie, M.; Li, J.; Liu, N.*; Zhang, Z. J.*Calcination-Free Synthesis of Well-Dispersed and Sub-10 nm Spinel Ferrite Nanoparticles as High-Performance Anode Materials for Lithium-Ion Batteries: A Case Study of CoFe2O4 Chem. Eur. J. (2021) DOI: 10.1002/chem.202102098

98. Zhang, Y.; Xie, M.; He, Y.; Zhang, Y.; Liu, L.; Hao, T.; Ma, Y.; Shi, Y.; Sun, Z.; Liu, N.*; Zhang, Z. J.* Hybrid NiO/ Co3O4 nanoflowers as high-performance anode materials for lithium-ion batteries Chem. Eng. J. (2021) DOI: 10.1016/j.cej.2021.130469

97. Zhang, Y.; Zhang, Y.; Mathur, A.; Ben-Yoseph, S.; Xia, S.; Wu, Y.; Liu, N.* An effective and accessible cell configuration for testing rechargeable zinc-based alkaline batteries J. Power Sources (2021) DOI: 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2021.229547

96. He, Y.; Liu, N.*; Kohl, P.* Lithium Ion Conduction in Diblock Polymer Electrolyte with Tethered Anion ChemistrySelect (2021) DOI: 10.1002/slct.202004595

95. Song, J.; Xu, K.*; Liu, N.*; Reed, D.;Li, X.* Crossroads in the renaissance of rechargeable aqueous zinc batteries Mater. Today (2021) DOI: 10.1016/j.mattod.2020.12.003

94. Zhang, Y.; Howe, J. D.; Ben-Yoseph, S.; Wu, Y.; Liu, N.* Unveiling the Origin of Alloy-Seeded and Nondendritic Growth of Zn for Rechargeable Aqueous Zn Batteries ACS Energy Lett. (2021) DOI: 10.1021/acsenergylett.0c02343

93. Zhang, Y.; Wang, Z.; Hu, K.; Ren, J.; Yu, N.; Liu, X.*; Wu, G.*;Liu, N.* Anchoring silicon on the basal plane of graphite via a three-phase heterostructure for highly reversible lithium storage Energy Stor. Mater. (2021) DOI: 10.1016/j.ensm.2020.10.002

92. He, Y.; Liu, N.*; Kohl, P.* Difunctional block copolymer with ion solvating and crosslinking sites as solid polymer electrolyte for lithium batteries J. Power Sources (2021) DOI: 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2020.228832

91. Wang, C.; Huang, D.; Li, S.; Yu, J.; Zhu, M.; Liu, N.*; Lu, Z.* Three-Dimensional-Percolated Ceramic Nanoparticles along Natural-Cellulose-Derived Hierarchical Networks for High Li+ Conductivity and Mechanical Strength Nano Lett. (2020) DOI: : 10.1021/acs.nanolett.0c02721.

90. Gao, S.; Sun, F.; Liu, N.; Yang, H.*; Cao, P.-F.* Ionic conductive polymers as artificial solid electrolyte interphase films in Li metal batteries–A review Mater. Today (2020) DOI: : 10.1016/j.mattod.2020.06.011.

89. Jeon, Y.; Kang, S; Joo, S. H.; Cho, M.; Park, S. O.; Liu, N.*; Kwak, S. K.*; Lee, H.-W.*; Song, H.-K.* Pyridinic-to-graphitic conformational change of nitrogen in graphitic carbon nitride by lithium coordination during lithium plating Energy Stor. Mater. (2020) DOI: : 10.1016/j.ensm.2020.06.041.

88. He, Y.; Liu, N.*; Kohl, P.* High Conductivity, Lithium Ion Conducting Polymer Electrolyte Based on Hydrocarbon Backbone with Pendent Carbonate J. Electrochem. Soc. (2020) DOI: : 10.1149/1945-7111/ab9759.

87. Hwang, C; Song, W.-J.; Song, G.; Wu, Y.; Lee, S.; Son, H. B.; Kim, J.; Liu, N.*; Park, S.*; Song, H.-K.* A Three-Dimensional Nano-web Scaffold of Ferroelectric Beta-PVDF Fibers for Lithium Metal Plating and Stripping ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces (2020) DOI: : 10.1021/acsami.0c05065.

86. Zhang, Y.; Wu, Y.; You, W.; Tian, M. Huang, P.-W.; Zhang, Y.; Sun, Z.; Ma, Y.; Hao, T.; Liu, N.* Deeply Rechargeable and Hydrogen-Evolution-Suppressing Zinc Anode in Alkaline Aqueous Electrolyte Nano Lett. (2020) DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.0c01776.

85. Zhou, G.; Yang, A.; Wang, Y.; Gao, G.; Pei, A.; Yu, X. Zhu, Y.; Zong, L.; Liu, B.; Xu, J.; Liu, N.; Zhang, J.; Li, Y.; Wang, L.-W.; Hwang, H. Y.; Brongersma, M. L.; Chu, S.; Ciu, Y.* Electrotunable liquid sulfur microdroplets Nat. Commun. (2020) DOI: 10.1038/s41467-020-14438-2.

84. Sancho, H.; Zhang, Y.; Liu, L.; Barevadia, V. G.; Wu, S.; Zhang, Y.; Huang, P.-W.; Zhang, Y.; Wu, T.-H.; You, W.; Liu, N.* NiCo2Se4 Nanowires as a High-Performance Bifunctional Oxygen Electrocatalyst. J. Electrochem. Soc. (2020) DOI: 10.1149/1945-7111/ab69f9.

83. Chang, Z.; Yu, F.; Liu, Z.; Peng, S.; Guan, M.; Shen, X.; Zhao, S.; Liu, N.; Wu, Y.*; Chen, Y.* Co−Ni Alloy Encapsulated by N‑doped Graphene as a Cathode Catalyst for Rechargeable Hybrid Li−Air Batteries. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. (2019) DOI: 10.1021/acsami.9b12213.

82. Meng, X.*; Chen, Z.*; Wang, C.; Zhang, W.; Zhang, K.; Zhou, S.; Luo, J.;Liu, N.; Zhou, D.; Li, D.; Crittenden, J. Development of a Three-Dimensional Electrochemical System Using a Blue TiO2/SnO2−Sb2O3 Anode for Treating Low-Ionic-Strength Wastewater. Environ. Sci. Technol. (2019) DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.9b05488.

81. Yu, J.; Wang, C.; Li, S.;Liu, N.*;Zhu, J.*; Lu, Z.*Li+‐Containing, Continuous Silica Nanofibers for High Li+ Conductivity in Composite Polymer Electrolyte. Small (2019) DOI: 10.1002/smll.201902729.

80. Wu, Y.; Huang, P-W.; Howe, J.; Yan, Y.; Martinez, J.; Marianchuk, A.; Zhang, Y.; Chen, H.; Liu, N.* In operando visualization of the electrochemical formation of liquid polybromide microdroplets. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. (2019) DOI: 10.1002/anie.201906980.


79. Yang, H.; Zhang, Y.; Tennenbaum, M.; Althouse, Z.; Ma, Y.; He, Y.; Wu, Y.; Wu, T-H.; Mathur, A.; Chen, P.; Huang, Y.; Fernandez-Nieves, A.; Kohl, P.*; Liu, N.* Polypropylene Carbonate-Based Adaptive Buffer Layer for Stable Interfaces of Solid Polymer Lithium Metal Batteries. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. (2019) DOI: 10.1021/acsami.9b08285.

78. Liu, L.*; Liu, Q.; Wang, Y.; Huang, J.; Wang, W.; Duan, L.; Yang, X.; Yu, X.; Han, X.; Liu, N. Nonradical activation of peroxydisulfate promoted by oxygen vacancy-laden NiO for catalytic phenol oxidative polymerization. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental (2019) DOI: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2019.04.094.

77. Wu, T.-H.; Zhang, Y.; Althouse, Z. D.; Liu, N.* Nanoscale Design of Zinc Anodes for High-Energy Aqueous Rechargeable Batteries. Materials Today Nano (2019) DOI: 10.1016/j.mtnano.2019.100032.

76. Huang, Y.; Yang, H.; Zhang, Y.; Zhang, Y.*; Wu, Y.; Tian, M.; Chen, P.; Trout, R.; Ma, Y.; Wu, T.-H.; Wu, Y.*; Liu, N.* A safe and fast-charging lithium-ion battery anode using MXene supported Li3VO4. Journal of Materials Chemistry A (2019) DOI: 10.1039/C9TA02037C.

75. Prigozhin, M. B.; Maurer, P. C.; Courtis, A. M.; Liu, N.; Wisser, M. D.; Siefe, C.; Tian, B.; Chan, E.; Song, G.; Fischer, S.; Aloni, S.; Ogletree, D. F.; Barnard, E. S.; Joubert, L.-M.; Rao, J.; Alivisatos, A. P.; Macfarlane, R. M.; Cohen, B. E.; Cui, Y.; Dionne, J. A.; Chu, S.* Bright sub-20-nm cathodoluminescent nanoprobes for electron microscopy. Nature Nanotechnology (2019) DOI: 10.1038/s41565-019-0395-0.

74. Liu, N.*; Zhou, G.; Yang, A.; Yu, X.; Shi, F.; Sun, J.; Zhang, J.; Liu, B.; Wu, C.-L.; Tao, X.; Sun, Y.; Cui, Y.*; Chu, S.* Direct electrochemical generation of supercooled sulfur microdroplets well below their melting temperature. PNAS (2019) DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1817286116.

73. Wu, Y.; Zhang, Y.; Ma, Y.; Howe, J.; Chen, P.; Aluri, S.; Liu, N.* Ion-Sieving Carbon Nanoshells for Deeply Rechargeable Zn-Based Aqueous Batteries. Advanced Energy Materials (2018) DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201802470.

72. Chen, W.; Jin, Y; Zhao, J.; Liu, N.; Cui, Y.* A Nickel-hydrogen batteries for large-scale energy storage. PNAS (2018) DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1809344115.

71. Chen, P.; Wu, Y; Zhang, Y.; Wu, T.; Ma, Y.; Pelkowski, C.; Yang, H.; Zhang Y.; Hu, X.; Liu, N.* A deeply-rechargeable zinc anode with pomegranate-inspired nanostructure for high-energy aqueous batteries. Journal of Materials Chemistry A (2018) DOI: 10.1039/C8TA07809B.

70. Yan, Y.; Zhang, Y.; Wu, Y.; Wang, Z.; Mathur, A.; Yang, H.; Chen, P.; Nair, S.; Liu, N.* A Lasagna-Inspired Nanoscale ZnO Anode Design for High-Energy Rechargeable Aqueous Batteries. ACS Applied Energy Materials (2018) DOI: 10.1021/acsaem.8b01321.

69. Zhang, Y.; Wu, Y; Ding, H.; Yu, Y.; Zhou, Z.; Ding, Y.; Liu, N.* Sealing ZnO nanorods for deeply rechargeable high-energy aqueous battery anodes. Nano Energy (2018) DOI: 10.1016/j.nanoen.2018.09.021.

68. Huo, Z.; Zhou, J; Wu, Y.; Wu, Y.; Liu, H.; Liu, N.; Hu, H.*; Xie, X.* Cu3P nanowire enabling high-efficiency, reliable, and energy-efficient low-voltage electroporation-inactivation of pathogens in water. Journal of Materials Chemistry A(2018) DOI: 10.1039/C8TA06304D.

67. Lin, D.; Yuen, P. Y.; Liu, Y.; Liu, W.; Liu, N.; Dauskardt, R. H.; Cui, Y.* A Silica-Aerogel-Reinforced Composite Polymer Electrolyte with High Ionic Conductivity and High Modulus. Advanced Materials (2018) DOI: 10.1002/adma.201802661.

66. Zhou, Z.; Zhang, Y.; Chen, P.; Wu, Y.; Yang, H.; Ding, H.; Zhang, Y.; Wang, Z.; Du, X.; Liu, N.* Graphene oxide-modified zinc anode for rechargeable aqueous batteries. Chemical Engineering Science (2018) DOI: 10.1016/j.ces.2018.06.048.


65. Wu, Y.; Liu, N.* Visualizing Battery Reactions and Processes by Using In Situ and In Operando Microscopies. Chem (2018) DOI: 10.1016/j.chempr.2017.12.022.

64. Zhang, Y.; Liu, N.* Nanostructured Electrode Materials for High-Energy Rechargeable Li, Na and Zn Batteries. Chemistry of Materials (2017) DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.7b03839.

63. Jin, Y.; Zhu, B.; Lu, Z.; Liu, N.*; Zhu, J.* Challenges and recent progress in the development of Si anodes for lithium-ion battery. Advanced Energy Materials (2017) DOI: 10.1002/aenm.20170071.5.

Before joining Georgia Institute of Technology

62. Chu, S.; Cui, Y.; Liu, N. The Path towards Sustainable Energy. Nat. Mater. 2017, 16 (1), 16–22.

61. Liu, K.; Pei, A.; Lee, H. R.; Kong, B.; Liu, N.; Lin, D.; Liu, Y.; Liu, C.; Hsu, P. chun; Bao, Z.; Cui, Y. Lithium Metal Anodes with an Adaptive “Solid-Liquid” Interfacial Protective Layer. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139 (13), 4815–4820.

60. Li, Y.; Yan, K.; Lee, H.-W.; Lu, Z.; Liu, N.; Cui, Y. Growth of Conformal Graphene Cages on Micrometre-Sized Silicon Particles as Stable Battery Anodes. Nat. Energy 2016, 1, 15029.

59. Sun, J.; Lee, H.-W.; Pasta, M.; Sun, Y.; Liu, W.; Li, Y.; Lee, H. R.; Liu, N.; Cui, Y. Carbothermic Reduction Synthesis of Red Phosphorus-Filled 3D Carbon Material as a High-Capacity Anode for Sodium Ion Batteries. Energy Storage Mater. 2016, 4, 130–136.

58. Sun, Y.; Lee, H.-W.; Seh, Z. W.; Liu, N.; Sun, J.; Li, Y.; Cui, Y. High-Capacity Battery Cathode Prelithiation to Offset Initial Lithium Loss. Nat. Energy 2016, 1, 15008.

57. Sun, Y.; Liu, N.; Cui, Y. Promises and Challenges of Nanomaterials for Lithium-Based Rechargeable Batteries. Nat. Energy 2016, 1, 16071.

56. Sun, Y.; Lopez, J.; Lee, H.; Liu, N.; Zheng, G.; Wu, C.; Sun, J.; Liu, W.; Chung, J. W.; Bao, Z. A Stretchable Graphitic Carbon/Si Anode Enabled by Conformal Coating of a Self‐Healing Elastic Polymer. Adv. Mater. 2016.

55. Sun, Y.; Zheng, G.; Seh, Z. W.; Liu, N.; Wang, S.; Sun, J.; Lee, H. R.; Cui, Y. Graphite-Encapsulated Li-Metal Hybrid Anodes for High-Capacity Li Batteries. Chem 2016, 1 (2), 287–297.

54. Zeng, Z.; Liu, N.; Zeng, Q.; Lee, S. W.; Mao, W. L.; Cui, Y. In Situ Measurement of Lithiation-Induced Stress in Silicon Nanoparticles Using Micro-Raman Spectroscopy. Nano Energy 2016, 22, 105–110.

53. Zhang, R.; Liu, C.; Hsu, P.-C.; Zhang, C.; Liu, N.; Zhang, J.; Lee, H. R.; Lu, Y.; Qiu, Y.; Chu, S. Nanofiber Air Filters with High-Temperature Stability for Efficient PM2. 5 Removal from the Pollution Sources. Nano Lett. 2016, 16 (6), 3642–3649.

52. Liang, Z.; Zheng, G.; Liu, C.; Liu, N.; Li, W.; Yan, K.; Yao, H.; Hsu, P.-C.; Chu, S.; Cui, Y. Polymer Nanofiber-Guided Uniform Lithium Deposition for Battery Electrodes. Nano Lett. 2015, 15 (5), 2910–2916.

51. Lin, D.; Lu, Z.; Hsu, P.-C.; Lee, H. R.; Liu, N.; Zhao, J.; Wang, H.; Liu, C.; Cui, Y. A High Tap Density Secondary Silicon Particle Anode Fabricated by Scalable Mechanical Pressing for Lithium-Ion Batteries. Energy Environ. Sci. 2015, 8 (8), 2371–2376.

50. Liu, C.; Hsu, P.-C.; Lee, H.-W.; Ye, M.; Zheng, G.; Liu, N.; Li, W.; Cui, Y. Transparent Air Filter for High-Efficiency PM2. 5 Capture. Nat. Commun. 2015, 6.

49. Liu, W.; Liu, N.; Sun, J.; Hsu, P.-C.; Li, Y.; Lee, H.-W.; Cui, Y. Ionic Conductivity Enhancement of Polymer Electrolytes with Ceramic Nanowire Fillers. Nano Lett. 2015, 15 (4), 2740–2745.

48. Lu, Z.; Liu, N.; Lee, H.-W.; Zhao, J.; Li, W.; Li, Y.; Cui, Y. Nonfilling Carbon Coating of Porous Silicon Micrometer-Sized Particles for High-Performance Lithium Battery Anodes. ACS Nano 2015, 9 (3), 2540–2547.

47. Luo, L.; Yang, H.; Yan, P.; Travis, J. J.; Lee, Y.; Liu, N.; Molina Piper, D.; Lee, S.-H.; Zhao, P.; George, S. M. Surface-Coating Regulated Lithiation Kinetics and Degradation in Silicon Nanowires for Lithium Ion Battery. ACS Nano 2015.

46. Qiu, Y.; Rong, G.; Yang, J.; Li, G.; Ma, S.; Wang, X.; Pan, Z.; Hou, Y.; Liu, M.; Ye, F. Highly Nitridated graphene–Li2S Cathodes with Stable Modulated Cycles. Adv. Energy Mater. 2015, 5 (23).

45. Zeng, Z.; Zeng, Q.; Liu, N.; Oganov, A. R.; Zeng, Q.; Cui, Y.; Mao, W. L. A Novel Phase of Li15Si4 Synthesized under Pressure. Adv. Energy Mater. 2015.

44. Zhao, J.; Lu, Z.; Wang, H.; Liu, W.; Lee, H.-W.; Yan, K.; Zhuo, D.; Lin, D.; Liu, N.; Cui, Y. Artificial Solid Electrolyte Interphase-Protected Li X Si Nanoparticles: An Efficient and Stable Prelithiation Reagent for Lithium-Ion Batteries. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137 (26), 8372–8375.

43. Zhu, B.; Liu, N.; McDowell, M.; Jin, Y.; Cui, Y.; Zhu, J. Interfacial Stabilizing Effect of ZnO on Si Anodes for Lithium Ion Battery. Nano Energy 2015, 13, 620–625.

42. Zong, L.; Zhu, B.; Lu, Z.; Tan, Y.; Jin, Y.; Liu, N.; Hu, Y.; Gu, S.; Zhu, J.; Cui, Y. Nanopurification of Silicon from 84% to 99.999% Purity with a Simple and Scalable Process. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 2015, 112 (44), 13473–13477.

41. Lee, H.-W.; Wang, R. Y.; Pasta, M.; Woo Lee, S.; Liu, N.; Cui, Y. Manganese Hexacyanomanganate Open Framework as a High-Capacity Positive Electrode Material for Sodium-Ion Batteries. Nat. Commun. 2014, 5, 5280.

40. Lim, L. Y.; Liu, N.; Cui, Y.; Toney, M. F. Understanding Phase Transformation in Crystalline Ge Anodes for Li-Ion Batteries. Chem. Mater. 2014, 26 (12), 3739–3746.

39. Liu, N.; Li, W.; Pasta, M.; Cui, Y. Nanomaterials for Electrochemical Energy Storage. Front. Phys. 2014, 9 (3), 323–350.

38. Liu, N.; Lu, Z.; Zhao, J.; McDowell, M. T.; Lee, H.-W.; Zhao, W.; Cui, Y. A Pomegranate-Inspired Nanoscale Design for Large-Volume-Change Lithium Battery Anodes. Nat. Nanotechnol. 2014, 9 (3), 187–192.


37. Pasta, M.; Wessells, C. D.; Liu, N.; Nelson, J.; McDowell, M. T.; Huggins, R. A.; Toney, M. F.; Cui, Y. Full Open-Framework Batteries for Stationary Energy Storage. Nat. Commun. 2014, 5, 3007.

36. Seh, Z. W.; Wang, H.; Liu, N.; Zheng, G.; Li, W.; Yao, H.; Cui, Y. High-Capacity Li2S-Graphene Oxide Composite Cathodes with Stable Cycling Performance. Chem. Sci. 2014, 5 (4), 1396–1400.

35. Sun, J.; Zheng, G.; Lee, H.-W.; Liu, N.; Wang, H.; Yao, H.; Yang, W.; Cui, Y. Formation of Stable Phosphorus–Carbon Bond for Enhanced Performance in Black Phosphorus Nanoparticle–Graphite Composite Battery Anodes. Nano Lett. 2014, 14 (8), 4573–4580.

34. Weker, J. N.; Liu, N.; Misra, S.; Andrews, J. C.; Cui, Y.; Toney, M. F. In Situ Nanotomography and Operando Transmission X-Ray Microscopy of Micron-Sized Ge Particles. Energy Environ. Sci. 2014, 7 (8), 2771–2777.

33. Zhao, J.; Lu, Z.; Liu, N.; Lee, H.-W.; McDowell, M. T.; Cui, Y. Dry-Air-Stable Lithium Silicide–lithium Oxide Core–shell Nanoparticles as High-Capacity Prelithiation Reagents. Nat. Commun. 2014, 5, 5088.

32. Hu, L.; Liu, N.; Eskilsson, M.; Zheng, G.; McDonough, J.; Wågberg, L.; Cui, Y. Silicon-Conductive Nanopaper for Li-Ion Batteries. Nano Energy 2013, 2 (1), 138–145.

31. Hu, L.; Zheng, G.; Yao, J.; Liu, N.; Weil, B.; Eskilsson, M.; Karabulut, E.; Ruan, Z.; Fan, S.; Bloking, J. T.; McGehee, M. D.; Wagberg, L.; Cui, Y. Transparent and Conductive Paper from Nanocellulose Fibers. Energy Environ. Sci. 2013, 6 (2), 513–518.

30. Li, W.; Zheng, G.; Yang, Y.; Seh, Z. W.; Liu, N.; Cui, Y. High-Performance Hollow Sulfur Nanostructured Battery Cathode through a Scalable, Room Temperature, One-Step, Bottom-up Approach. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 2013, 110 (18), 7148–7153.

29. Liu, C.; Xie, X.; Zhao, W.; Liu, N.; Maraccini, P. A.; Sassoubre, L. M.; Boehm, A. B.; Cui, Y. Conducting Nanosponge Electroporation for Affordable and High-Efficiency Disinfection of Bacteria and Viruses in Water. Nano Lett. 2013, 13 (9), 4288–4293.

28. Liu, N.; Huo, K.; McDowell, M. T.; Zhao, J.; Cui, Y. Rice Husks as a Sustainable Source of Nanostructured Silicon for High Performance Li-Ion Battery Anodes. Sci. Rep. 2013, 3, 1919.

27. Wang, H.; Kong, D.; Johanes, P.; Cha, J. J.; Zheng, G.; Yan, K.; Liu, N.; Cui, Y. MoSe2 and WSe2 Nanofilms with Vertically Aligned Molecular Layers on Curved and Rough Surfaces. Nano Lett. 2013, 13 (7), 3426–3433.

26. Wu, H.; Yu, G.; Pan, L.; Liu, N.; McDowell, M. T.; Bao, Z.; Cui, Y. Stable Li-Ion Battery Anodes by in-Situ Polymerization of Conducting Hydrogel to Conformally Coat Silicon Nanoparticles. Nat. Commun. 2013, 4, 1943.

25. Xie, X.; Ye, M.; Hsu, P.-C.; Liu, N.; Criddle, C. S.; Cui, Y. Microbial Battery for Efficient Energy Recovery. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 2013, 110 (40), 15925–15930.

24. Yao, H.; Zheng, G.; Li, W.; McDowell, M. T.; Seh, Z.; Liu, N.; Lu, Z.; Cui, Y. Crab Shells as Sustainable Templates from Nature for Nanostructured Battery Electrodes. Nano Lett. 2013, 13 (7), 3385–3390.

23. Zeng, Z.; Liu, N.; Zeng, Q.; Ding, Y.; Qu, S.; Cui, Y.; Mao, W. L. Elastic Moduli of Polycrystalline Li15Si4 Produced in Lithium Ion Batteries. J. Power Sources 2013, 242 (0), 732–735.

22. Zhu, J.; Gladden, C.; Liu, N.; Cui, Y.; Zhang, X. Nanoporous Silicon Networks as Anodes for Lithium Ion Batteries. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2013, 15 (2), 440–443.

21. Liu, N.; Wu, H.; McDowell, M. T.; Yao, Y.; Wang, C.; Cui, Y. A Yolk-Shell Design for Stabilized and Scalable Li-Ion Battery Alloy Anodes. Nano Lett. 2012, 12, 3315–3321.

20. Liu, N.; Yao, Y.; Cha, J.; McDowell, M.; Han, Y.; Cui, Y. Functionalization of Silicon Nanowire Surfaces with Metal-Organic Frameworks. Nano Res. 2012, 5 (2), 109–116.

19. Misra, S.; Liu, N.; Nelson, J.; Hong, S. S.; Cui, Y.; Toney, M. F. In Situ X-Ray Diffraction Studies of (De)lithiation Mechanism in Silicon Nanowire Anodes. ACS Nano 2012, 6, 5465–5473.

18. Pan, L.; Yu, G.; Zhai, D.; Lee, H. R.; Zhao, W.; Liu, N.; Wang, H.; Tee, B. C.-K.; Shi, Y.; Cui, Y.; Bao, Z. Hierarchical Nanostructured Conducting Polymer Hydrogel with High Electrochemical Activity. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 2012, 109 (24), 9287–9292.

17. Wu, H.; Zheng, G.; Liu, N.; Carney, T.; Yang, Y. Engineering Empty Space between Si Nanoparticles for Lithium-Ion Battery Anodes. Nano Lett. 2012.

16. Xie, X.; Ye, M.; Hu, L.; Liu, N.; McDonough, J. R.; Chen, W.; Alshareef, H. N.; Criddle, C. S.; Cui, Y. Carbon Nanotube-Coated Macroporous Sponge for Microbial Fuel Cell Electrodes. Energy Environ. Sci. 2012, 5, 5265–5270.

15. Xie, X.; Yu, G.; Liu, N.; Bao, Z.; Criddle, C. S.; Cui, Y. Graphene-Sponges as High-Performance Low-Cost Anodes for Microbial Fuel Cells. Energy Environ. Sci. 2012, 5, 6862–6866.

14. Yao, Y.; Liu, N.; McDowell, M. T.; Pasta, M.; Cui, Y. Improving the Cycling Stability of Silicon Nanowire Anodes with Conducting Polymer Coatings. Energy Environ. Sci. 2012, 5, 7927–7930.

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