A/Pr Min Hong


A/Pr Min Hong
NameA/Pr Min Hong
Email Addressmin.hong@unisq.edu.au
Job TitleAssociate Professor (Thermoelectric Materials)
QualificationsPhD Qld
DepartmentSchool of Engineering
AffiliationsCentre for Future Materials
ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-6469-9194
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Biography

Dr Min Hong’s research focuses on thermoelectric technology, including semiconductor thermoelectric materials, organic/inorganic flexible thermoelectrics, physical/chemical principles of transport properties, and thermoelectric devices for refrigeration and power generation. In 2016, he obtained his PhD degree from the University of Queensland. With extra four-year postdoctoral training, he is experienced in SEM/TEM characterizations, MATLAB modelling, first-principle calculations, and finite element analysis simulations. As the leading author, he has secured publications in Joule, Energy & Environmental Science, Advanced Materials, Advanced Energy Materials, Journal of the American Chemical Society, Accounts of Chemical Research, etc. He has also obtained funding of ARC DECRA and Discovery Project as the chief investigator (CI), as well as participating in an ARC Research Hub as a node CI.

Employment

PositionOrganisationFromTo
Associate ProfessorUniversity of Southern Queensland2023
LecturerUniversity of Southern Queensland20202022
Research fellowUniversity of Southern Queensland20172020
Research fellowUniversity of Queensland20162017

Expertise

Thermoelectric semiconductors, Flexible thermoelectric materials, Thermoelectric power generation and refrigeration, First-principle calculations and modelling, Nanostructuring and electron microscopy

Fields of Research

  • 401605. Functional materials
  • 401807. Nanomaterials
  • 510403. Condensed matter modelling and density functional theory

Professional Membership

Professional MembershipYear
Materials Research Society
Engineers Australia
International Thermoelectric Society
Australian Nanotechnology Network
Royal Australian Chemical Institute
Australian Materials Research Society
PhD
Qld
2016

Current Supervisions

Research TitleSupervisor TypeLevel of StudyCommenced
Flexible thermoelectric materials and devices at UniSQAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2019
Enhance thermoelectric performance by machine learning at UQAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2022
A battery thermal management system based on thermoelectric coolerPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2024
Development of a Sodium Ion Secondary BatteryAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2022

Completed Supervisions

Research TitleSupervisor TypeLevel of StudyCompleted
GeTe-based thermoelectric materials at UniSQAssociateDoctoral2023
Project titleDetailsYear
Robust Bulk Thermoelectric Technology for Harvesting Waste EnergyARC Future Fellowships, FT2301003162024
High-performance alloys as radioisotope thermoelectric generatorThe Innovative Launch, Automation, Novel Materials, Communications, and Hypersonics Hub (iLAuNCH) Trailblazer2023
ARC Research Hub in New Safe and Reliable Energy Storage and Conversion TechnologiesARC Research Hub in New Safe and Reliable Energy Storage and Conversion Technologies, IH2001000352021
Cost-effective metal selenide materials for solid-state devicesARC Discovery Project (DP), DP210101220, Cost-effective metal selenide materials for solid-state devices.2021
Developing high-performance GeTe-based thermoelectric materialsARC Discovery Early Career Research Award (DECRA), DE200100448, Developing high-performance GeTe-based thermoelectric materials.2020
DateNameAwarding organisationUnderpinning research
2022Excellence Award for Early Career ResearchUniversity of Southern Queensland
2021The most influential paper for 2021Chinese Physical Society
Publication Excellence Awards University of Southern Queensland
Top 2% Highly Cited Researcher worldwide in 2019, 2020, and 2021Elsevier
2016Dean’s Award for Outstanding Higher Degree by Research ThesesUniversity of Queensland

Engineering the p-n switch: Mastering intrinsic point defects in Sb2Te3-dominant alloys

Wang, Moran, Hong, Min, Fang, Xingce, Cheng, Jiahui, Lyu, Tu, Zhou, Yuwei, Luo, Xiaohuan, Zhang, Chaohua, Ao, Weiqin, Liu, Fusheng and Hu, Lipeng. 2024. "Engineering the p-n switch: Mastering intrinsic point defects in Sb2Te3-dominant alloys." Acta Materialia. 266. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actamat.2024.119675

Machine learning for expediting next-generation of fire-retardant polymer composites

Jafari, Pooya, Zhang, Ruoran, Huo, Siqi, Wang, Qingsheng, Yong, Jianming, Hong, Min, Deo, Ravinesh, Wang, Hao and Song, Pingan. 2024. "Machine learning for expediting next-generation of fire-retardant polymer composites." Composites Communications. 45. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.coco.2023.101806

Two-step phase manipulation by tailoring chemical bonds results in high-performance GeSe thermoelectrics

Yao, Wenqing, Zha, Yihua, Lyu, Tu, Huang, Weibo, Huang, Nuoxian, Li, Xiang, Zhang, Chaohua, Liu, Fusheng, Wuttig, Matthias, Yu, Yuan, Hong, Min and Hu, Lipeng. 2023. "Two-step phase manipulation by tailoring chemical bonds results in high-performance GeSe thermoelectrics." The Innovation. 4 (6).

Photocatalytic CO2 reduction integrated with biomass selective oxidation via single-atom Ru and P dual sites on carbon nitride

Liu, Zhendong, Ma, Jiliang, Guo, Yanzhu, Hong, Min and Sun, Runcang. 2024. "Photocatalytic CO2 reduction integrated with biomass selective oxidation via single-atom Ru and P dual sites on carbon nitride." Applied Catalysis B: Environmental. 342. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apcatb.2023.123429

Exploring the Epitaxial Growth Kinetics and Anomalous Hall Effect in Magnetic Topological Insulator MnBi2Te4 Films

Luo, Jiangfan, Tong, Qiwei, Jiang, Zhicheng, Bai, Hui, Wu, Jinsong, Liu, Xiaolin, Xie, Sen, Ge, Haoran, Zhao, Yan, Liu, Yong, Hong, Min, Shen, Dawei, Zhang, Qingjie, Liu, Wei and Tang, Xinfeng. 2023. "Exploring the Epitaxial Growth Kinetics and Anomalous Hall Effect in Magnetic Topological Insulator MnBi2Te4 Films." ACS Nano. 17 (19), pp. 19022-19032. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsnano.3c04626

Enhancing biomass oxidation with carbon nitride nanosheets ring inserted on C. I. Pigment Yellow 53 photocatalysts for simultaneous CO and lactic acid production

Ling, Weikang, Ma, Jiliang, Liu, Zhendong, Cui, Rui, Zhang, Junqiang, Li, Xinze, Hong, Min and Sun, Runcang. 2023. "Enhancing biomass oxidation with carbon nitride nanosheets ring inserted on C. I. Pigment Yellow 53 photocatalysts for simultaneous CO and lactic acid production." Chemical Engineering Journal. 475. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2023.146117

Hyperelastic, Robust, Fire-Safe Multifunctional MXene Aerogels with Unprecedented Electromagnetic Interference Shielding Efficiency

Wang, Hengrui, Jiang, Yue, Ma, Zhewen, Shi, Yongqian, Zhu, Yanjun, Huang, Ruizhe, Feng, Yuezhan, Wang, Zubin, Hong, Min, Gao, Jiefeng, Tang, Long-Cheng and Song, Pingan. 2023. "Hyperelastic, Robust, Fire-Safe Multifunctional MXene Aerogels with Unprecedented Electromagnetic Interference Shielding Efficiency." Advanced Functional Materials. 33 (49). https://doi.org/10.1002/adfm.202306884

Photocatalytic selective C-C bond cleavage of biomass-based monosaccharides and xylan to co-produce lactic acid and CO over an Fe-doped GaN catalyst

Sun, Shaochao, Zhang, Junqiang, Hong, Min, Wen, Jialong, Ma, Jiliang and Sun, Runcang. 2023. "Photocatalytic selective C-C bond cleavage of biomass-based monosaccharides and xylan to co-produce lactic acid and CO over an Fe-doped GaN catalyst." Industrial Crops and Products. 204 (Part B). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.indcrop.2023.117361

Advances in biodegradable piezoelectrics for medical implants

Liu, Ting, Wang, Yuan, Hong, Min, Venezuela, Jeffrey, Shi, Wei and Dargusch, Matthew. 2023. "Advances in biodegradable piezoelectrics for medical implants." Nano Today: an international rapid reviews journal. 52. https://doi.org/1016/j.nantod.2023.101945

Advances in printing techniques for thermoelectric materials and devices

Hong, Min, Sun, Shuai, Lyu, Wanyu, Li, Meng, Liu, Weidi, Shi, Xiao-Lei and Chen, Zhi-Gang. 2023. "Advances in printing techniques for thermoelectric materials and devices." Soft Science. 3 (3).

Engineering phosphorus-containing lignin for epoxy biocomposites with enhanced thermal stability, fire retardancy and mechanical properties

Zhang, Anlin, Zhang, Jianzhong, Liu, Lina, Dai, Jinfeng, Lu, Xinyu, Huo, Siqi, Hong, Min, Liu, Xiaohuan, Lynch, Mark, Zeng, Xuesen, Burey, Paulomi and Song, Pingan. 2023. "Engineering phosphorus-containing lignin for epoxy biocomposites with enhanced thermal stability, fire retardancy and mechanical properties." Journal of Materials Science and Technology. 167, pp. 82-93. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmst.2023.06.004

Surface Chemistry and Band Engineering in AgSbSe2: Toward High Thermoelectric Performance

Liu, Yu, Li, Mingquan, Wan, Shanhong, Lim, Khak Ho, Zhang, Yu, Li, Mengyao, Li, Junshan, Ibanez, Maria, Hong, Min and Cabot, Andreu. 2023. "Surface Chemistry and Band Engineering in AgSbSe2: Toward High Thermoelectric Performance." ACS Nano. 17 (12), pp. 11923-11934. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsnano.3c03541

Condensed point defects enhance thermoelectric performance of rare-earth Lu-doped GeTe

Lyu, Wan-Yu, Liu, Wei-Di, Li, Meng, Shi, Xiao-Lei, Hong, Min, Cao, Tianyi, Guo, Kai, Luo, Jun, Zou, Jin and Chen, Zhi-Gang. 2023. "Condensed point defects enhance thermoelectric performance of rare-earth Lu-doped GeTe." Journal of Materials Science and Technology. 151, pp. 227-233. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmst.2023.01.004

The effect of rare earth element doping on thermoelectric properties of GeTe

Lyu, Wan-Yu, Liu, Wei-Di, Li, Meng, Hong, Min, Guo, Kai, Luo, Jun, Xing, Juanjuan, Sun, Qiang, Xu, Shengduo, Zou, Jin and Chen, Zhi-Gang. 2022. "The effect of rare earth element doping on thermoelectric properties of GeTe." Chemical Engineering Journal. 446 (Part 1), pp. 1-6. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2022.137278

Optimal array alignment to deliver high performance in flexible conducting polymer-based thermoelectric devices

Xu, Shengduo, Li, Meng, Hong, Min, Yang, Lei, Sun, Qiang, Sun, Shuai, Lyu, Wanyu, Dargusch, Matthew, Zou, Jin and Chen, Zhi-Gang. 2022. "Optimal array alignment to deliver high performance in flexible conducting polymer-based thermoelectric devices." Journal of Materials Science and Technology. 124, pp. 252-259. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmst.2022.03.007

Thermoelectric performance of p-type (Bi,Sb)2Te3 incorporating amorphous Sb2S3 nanospheres

Bao, Deyue, Sun, Qiang, Huang, Linsen, Chen, Jie, Tang, Jun, Zhou, Dali, Hong, Min, Yang, Lei and Chen, Zhi-Gang. 2022. "Thermoelectric performance of p-type (Bi,Sb)2Te3 incorporating amorphous Sb2S3 nanospheres." Chemical Engineering Journal. 430 (Part 1), pp. 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2021.132738

Achieving High-Performance Ge0.92Bi0.08Te Thermoelectrics via LaB6-Alloying-Induced Band Engineering and Multi-Scale Structure Manipulation

Sun, Qiang, Shi, Xiao-Lei, Hong, Min, Yin, Yu, Xu, Sheng-Duo, Chen, Jie, Yang, Lei, Zou, Jin and Chen, Zhi-Gang. 2022. "Achieving High-Performance Ge0.92Bi0.08Te Thermoelectrics via LaB6-Alloying-Induced Band Engineering and Multi-Scale Structure Manipulation." Small. 18 (6). https://doi.org/10.1002/smll.202105923

Native Atomic Defects Manipulation for Enhancing the Electronic Transport Properties of Epitaxial SnTe Films

Hua, Fuqiang, Lv, Pengfei, Hong, Min, Xie, Sen, Zhang, Min, Zhang, Cheng, Wang, Wei, Wang, Zhaohui, Liu, Yong, Yan, Yonggao, Yuan, Shengjun, Liu, Wei and Tang, Xinfeng. 2021. "Native Atomic Defects Manipulation for Enhancing the Electronic Transport Properties of Epitaxial SnTe Films." ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 13 (47), pp. 56446-56455. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.1c15447

Two-dimensional flexible thermoelectric devices: using modeling to deliver optimal capability

Xu, Shengduo, Hong, Min, Li, Meng, Sun, Qiang, Yin, Yu, Liu, Weidi, Shi, Xiaolei, Dargusch, Matthew S., Zou, Jin and Chen, Zhi-Gang. 2021. "Two-dimensional flexible thermoelectric devices: using modeling to deliver optimal capability." Applied Physics Reviews. 8 (4), pp. 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0067930

Optimizing Electronic Quality Factor toward High Performance Ge1−x−yTaxSbyTe Thermoelectrics: The Role of Transition Metal Doping

Li, Meng, Sun, Qiang, Xu, Sheng-Duo, Hong, Min, Lyu, Wan-Yu, Liu, Ji-Xing, Wang, Yuan, Dargusch, Matthew, Zou, Jin and Chen, Zhi-Gang. 2021. "Optimizing Electronic Quality Factor toward High Performance Ge1−x−yTaxSbyTe Thermoelectrics: The Role of Transition Metal Doping." Advanced Materials. 33 (40), pp. 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1002/adma.202102575

High-Efficiency Thermocells Driven byThermo-Electrochemical Processes

Li, Meng, Hong, Min, Dargusch, Matthew, Zou, Jin and Chen, Zhi-Gang. 2021. "High-Efficiency Thermocells Driven byThermo-Electrochemical Processes." Trends in Chemistry. 3 (7), pp. 561-574. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trechm.2020.11.001

Versatile Vanadium Doping Induces High Thermoelectric Performance in GeTe via Band Alignment and Structural Modulation

Sun, Qiang, Li, Meng, Shi, Xiao-Lei, Xu, Sheng-Duo, Liu, Wei-Di, Hong, Min, Lyu, Wan‐yu, Yin, Yu, Dargusch, Matthew, Zou, Jin and Chen, Zhi-Gang. 2021. "Versatile Vanadium Doping Induces High Thermoelectric Performance in GeTe via Band Alignment and Structural Modulation." Advanced Energy Materials. 11 (20), pp. 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1002/aenm.202100544

Rare-Earth Nd Inducing Record-High Thermoelectric Performance of (GeTe)85(AgSbTe2)15

Lyu, Wan Yu, Hong, Min, Liu, Wei Di, Li, Meng, Sun, Qiang, Xu, Sheng Duo, Zou, Jin and Chen, Zhi-Gang. 2021. "Rare-Earth Nd Inducing Record-High Thermoelectric Performance of (GeTe)85(AgSbTe2)15." Energy Material Advances. 2021, pp. 1-8. https://doi.org/10.34133/2021/2414286

Synthesis of thermoelectric materials

Hong, Min, Zou, Jin and Chen, Zhi-Gang. 2021. "Synthesis of thermoelectric materials." Kumar, Ranjan and Singh, Ranber (ed.) Thermoelectricity and Advanced Thermoelectric Materials. Duxford, United Kingdom. Woodhead Publishing Limited. pp. 73-103

Bi0.5Sb1.5Te3/PEDOT:PSS-based flexible thermoelectric film and device

Wang, Yuan, Hong, Min, Liu, Wei-Di, Shi, Xiao-Lei, Xu, Sheng-Duo, Sun, Qiang, Gao, Han, Lu, Siyu, Zou, Jin and Chen, Zhi-Gang. 2020. "Bi0.5Sb1.5Te3/PEDOT:PSS-based flexible thermoelectric film and device." Chemical Engineering Journal. 397, pp. 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2020.125360

Rashba effect maximizes thermoelectric performance of GeTe derivatives

Hong, Min, Lyv, Wanyu, Li, Meng, Xu, Shengduo, Sun, Qiang, Zou, Jin and Chen, Zhi-Gang. 2020. "Rashba effect maximizes thermoelectric performance of GeTe derivatives." Joule. 4 (9), pp. 2030-2043. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.joule.2020.07.021

Crowding-out effect strategy using AgCl for realizing a super low lattice thermal conductivity of SnTe

Wang, Lijun, Hong, Min, Kawami, Youichirou, Sun, Qiang, Nguyen, Van Thuong, Wang, Yuan, Yue, Luo, Zheng, Shuqi, Zhu, Zhonghua, Zou, Jin and Chen, Zhi-Gang. 2020. "Crowding-out effect strategy using AgCl for realizing a super low lattice thermal conductivity of SnTe." Sustainable Materials and Technologies. 25, pp. 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.susmat.2020.e00183

Crystal symmetry induced structure and bonding manipulation boosting thermoelectric performance of GeTe

Li, Meng, Hong, Min, Tang, Xiao, Sun, Qiang, Lyu, Wan-Yu, Xu, Sheng-Duo, Kou, Liang-Zhi, Dargusch, Matthew, Zou, Jin and Chen, Zhi-Gang. 2020. "Crystal symmetry induced structure and bonding manipulation boosting thermoelectric performance of GeTe." Nano Energy. 73, pp. 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nanoen.2020.104740

Hierarchical Structuring to Break the Amorphous Limit of Lattice Thermal Conductivity in High-Performance SnTe-Based Thermoelectrics

Wang, Lijun, Hong, Min, Sun, Qiang, Wang, Yuan, Yue, Luo, Zheng, Shuqi, Zou, Jin and Chen, Zhi-Gang. 2020. "Hierarchical Structuring to Break the Amorphous Limit of Lattice Thermal Conductivity in High-Performance SnTe-Based Thermoelectrics." ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 12 (32), pp. 36370-36379. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.0c09781

Correction: Computer-aided design of high-efficiency GeTe-based thermoelectric devices

Hong, Min, Zheng, Kun, Lyv, Wanyu, Li, Meng, Qu, Xianlin, Sun, Qiang, Xu, Shengduo, Zou, Jin and Chen, Zhi-Gang. 2020. "Correction: Computer-aided design of high-efficiency GeTe-based thermoelectric devices." Energy and Environmental Science. 13 (6), pp. 1896-1896. https://doi.org/10.1039/D0EE90029J

Establishing the Golden Range of Seebeck Coefficient for Maximizing Thermoelectric Performance

Hong, Min, Lyu, Wangyu, Wang, Yuan, Zou, Jin and Chen, Zhi-Gang. 2020. "Establishing the Golden Range of Seebeck Coefficient for Maximizing Thermoelectric Performance." Journal of the American Chemical Society. 142 (5), pp. 2672-2681. https://doi.org/10.1021/jacs.9b13272

Computer-aided design of high-efficiency GeTe-based thermoelectric devices

Hong, Min, Zheng, Kun, Lyv, Wanyu, Li, Meng, Qu, Xianlin, Sun, Qiang, Xu, Shengduo, Zou, Jin and Chen, Zhi-Gang. 2020. "Computer-aided design of high-efficiency GeTe-based thermoelectric devices." Energy and Environmental Science. 13 (6), pp. 1856-1864. https://doi.org/10.1039/D0EE01004A

Computation-guided design of high-performance flexible thermoelectric modules for sunlight-to-electricity conversion

Xu, Shengduo, Hong, Min, Shi, Xiaolei, Li, Meng, Sun, Qiang, Chen, Qixiang, Dargusch, Matthew, Zou, Jin and Chen, Zhigang. 2020. "Computation-guided design of high-performance flexible thermoelectric modules for sunlight-to-electricity conversion." Energy and Environmental Science. 13 (10), pp. 3480-3488. https://doi.org/10.1039/D0EE01895C

Enhanced thermoelectric properties of nanostructured n-type Bi2Te3 by suppressing Te vacancy through non-equilibrium fast reaction

Wang, Yuan, Liu, Wei-Di, Shi, XIao-Lei, Hong, Min, Wang, Li-Jun, Li, Meng, Wang, Hao, Zou, Jin and Chen, Zhi-Gang. 2020. "Enhanced thermoelectric properties of nanostructured n-type Bi2Te3 by suppressing Te vacancy through non-equilibrium fast reaction." Chemical Engineering Journal. 391. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2019.123513

Realizing Bi-doped α-Cu2Se as a promising near-room- temperature thermoelectric material

Liao, Wang-Wei, Yang, Lei, Chen, Jie, Zhou, Da-Li, Qu, Xian-Lin, Zheng, Kun, Han, Guang, Zhou, Jia-Bei, Hong, Min and Chen, Zhi-Gang. 2019. "Realizing Bi-doped α-Cu2Se as a promising near-room- temperature thermoelectric material." Chemical Engineering Journal. 371, pp. 593-599. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cej.2019.04.081

Separable and recyclable meso-carbon@TiO2/carbon fiber composites for visible-light photocatalysis and photoelectrocatalysis

Chen, Hua-Jun, Yang, Yan-Ling, Hong, Min, Chen, Jin-Geng, Suo, Guo-Quan, Hou, Xiao-Jiang, Feng, Lei and Chen, Zhi-Gang. 2019. "Separable and recyclable meso-carbon@TiO2/carbon fiber composites for visible-light photocatalysis and photoelectrocatalysis." Sustainable Materials and Technologies. 21, pp. 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.susmat.2019.e00105

High Porosity in Nanostructured n-Type Bi2Te3 Obtaining Ultralow Lattice Thermal Conductivity

Wang, Yuan, Liu, Wei-Di, Gao, Han, Wang, Li-Jun, Li, Meng, Shi, Xiao-Lei, Hong, Min, Wang, Hao, Zou, Jin and Chen, Zhi-Gang. 2019. "High Porosity in Nanostructured n-Type Bi2Te3 Obtaining Ultralow Lattice Thermal Conductivity ." ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 11 (34), pp. 31237-31244. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.9b12079

High-Performance PEDOT: PSS Flexible Thermoelectric Materials and Their Devices by Triple Post-Treatments

Xu, Shengduo, Hong, Min, Shi, Xiao-Lei, Wang, Yuan, Ge, Lei, Bai, Yang, Wang, Lianzhou, Dargusch, Matthew, Zou, Jin and Chen, Zhi-Gang. 2019. "High-Performance PEDOT: PSS Flexible Thermoelectric Materials and Their Devices by Triple Post-Treatments." Chemisty of Materials. 31 (14), pp. 5238-5244. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.chemmater.9b01500

Nanoscale pores plus precipitates rendering high-performance thermoelectric SnTe1-xSex with refined band structures

Hong, Min, Wang, Yuan, Xu, Shengduo, Shi, Xun, Chen, Lidong, Zou, Jin and Chen, Zhi-Gang. 2019. "Nanoscale pores plus precipitates rendering high-performance thermoelectric SnTe1-xSex with refined band structures." Nano Energy. 60, pp. 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nanoen.2019.03.031

Thermoelectric GeTe with Diverse Degrees of Freedom Having Secured Superhigh Performance

Hong, Min, Zou, Jin and Chen, Zhi-Gang. 2019. "Thermoelectric GeTe with Diverse Degrees of Freedom Having Secured Superhigh Performance." Advanced Materials. 31 (14), pp. 1-23. https://doi.org/10.1002/adma.201807071

Real-time observation of the thermally-induced phase transformation in GeTe and its thermal expansion properties

Tran, Xuan Quy, Hong, Min, Maeno, Hiroshi, Kawami, Youichirou, Toriyama, Takaaki, Jack, Kevin, Chen, Zhi-Gang, Zou, Jin, Matsumura, Syo and Dargusch, Matthew S.. 2019. "Real-time observation of the thermally-induced phase transformation in GeTe and its thermal expansion properties." Acta Materialia. 165, pp. 327-335. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actamat.2018.11.059

Strong phonon–phonon interactions securing extraordinary thermoelectric Ge1–xSbxTe with Zn-alloying-induced band alignment

Hong, Min, Wang, Yuan, Feng, Tianli, Sun, Qiang, Xu, Shengduo, Matsumura, Syo, Pantelides, Sokrates T., Zou, Jin and Chen, Zhi-Gang. 2019. "Strong phonon–phonon interactions securing extraordinary thermoelectric Ge1–xSbxTe with Zn-alloying-induced band alignment." Journal of the American Chemical Society. 141 (4), pp. 1742-1748. https://doi.org/10.1021/jacs.8b12624

High Thermoelectric Performance in p-type Polycrystalline Cd-doped SnSe Achieved by a Combination of Cation Vacancies and Localized Lattice Engineering

Shi, Xiaolei, Wu, Angyin, Feng, Tianli, Zheng, Kun, Liu, Weidi, Sun, Qiang, Hong, Min, Pantelides, Sokrates T., Chen, Zhi-Gang and Zou, Jin. 2019. "High Thermoelectric Performance in p-type Polycrystalline Cd-doped SnSe Achieved by a Combination of Cation Vacancies and Localized Lattice Engineering." Advanced Energy Materials. 9 (11), pp. 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1002/aenm.201803242

Exploring the underlying mechanisms behind the increased far infrared radiation properties of perovskite-type Ce/Mn co-doped ceramics

Deng, Yi, Zhang, Kewei, Shi, Xiuyuan, Dong, Taosheng, Yang, Lei, Yang, Weizhong, Hong, Min, Wang, Yuan, Dargusch, Matthew and Chen, Zhi-Gang. 2019. "Exploring the underlying mechanisms behind the increased far infrared radiation properties of perovskite-type Ce/Mn co-doped ceramics." Materials Research Bulletin. 109, pp. 233-239. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.materresbull.2018.09.042

Ag doping induced abnormal lattice thermal conductivity in Cu2Se

Liu, Weidi, Shi, Xiaolei, Hong, Min, Yang, Lei, Moshwan, Raza, Chen, Zhi-Gang and Zou, Jin. 2018. "Ag doping induced abnormal lattice thermal conductivity in Cu2Se." Journal of Materials Chemistry C. 6 (48), pp. 13225-13231. https://doi.org/10.1039/c8tc04129f

Sustainable utilization of municipal solid waste i incineration fly ash for ceramic bricks with eco-friendly biosafety

Deng, Yi, Gong, B., Chao, Y., Dong, T., Yang, W., Hong, Min, Shi, X., Wang, G., Jin, Y. and Chen, Z.-G.. 2018. "Sustainable utilization of municipal solid waste i incineration fly ash for ceramic bricks with eco-friendly biosafety." Materials Today Sustainability. 1-2, pp. 32-38. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mtsust.2018.11.002

High thermoelectric performance in sintered octahedron-shaped Sn(CdIn)xTe1+2x microcrystals

Moshwan, Raza, Shi, Xiao-Lei, Liu, Wei-Di, Yang, Lei, Wang, Yuan, Hong, Min, Auchterlonie, Graeme, Zou, Jin and Chen, Zhi-Gang. 2018. "High thermoelectric performance in sintered octahedron-shaped Sn(CdIn)xTe1+2x microcrystals." ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 10 (45), pp. 38944-38952. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.8b14233

Boosting the thermoelectric performance of p-type heavily Cu-doped polycrystalline SnSe via inducing intensive crystal imperfections and defect phonon scattering

Shi, Xiaolei, Zheng, Kun, Hong, Min, Liu, Weidi, Moshwan, Raza, Wang, Yuan, Qu, Xianlin, Chen, Zhi-Gang and Zou, Jin. 2018. "Boosting the thermoelectric performance of p-type heavily Cu-doped polycrystalline SnSe via inducing intensive crystal imperfections and defect phonon scattering." Chemical Science. 9 (37), pp. 7376-7389. https://doi.org/10.1039/C8SC02397b

Arrays of planar vacancies in superior thermoelectric Ge1−x−yCdxBiyTe with band convergence

Hong, Min, Wang, Yuan, Liu, Weidi, Matsumura, Syo, Wang, Hao, Zou, Jin and Chen, Zhi-Gang. 2018. "Arrays of planar vacancies in superior thermoelectric Ge1−x−yCdxBiyTe with band convergence." Advanced Energy Materials. 8 (30), pp. 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1002/aenm.201801837

Achieving high thermoelectric performance of Ni/Cu modified Bi0.5Sb1.5Te3 composites by a facile electroless plating

Huang, Zhong-Yue, Zhang, He, Yang, Lei, Zhu, Bin, Zheng, Kun, Hong, Min, Yu, Yuan, Zu, Fang-Qiu, Zou, Jin and Chen, Zhi-Gang. 2018. "Achieving high thermoelectric performance of Ni/Cu modified Bi0.5Sb1.5Te3 composites by a facile electroless plating." Materials Today Energy. 9, pp. 383-390. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mtener.2018.06.011

Enhancing thermoelectric performance of (Cu1-xAgx)2Se via CuAgSe secondary phase and porous design

Liu, Weidi, Shi, Xiaolei, Moshwan, Raza, Hong, Min, Yang, Lei, Chen, Zhi-Gang and Zou, Jin. 2018. "Enhancing thermoelectric performance of (Cu1-xAgx)2Se via CuAgSe secondary phase and porous design." Sustainable Materials and Technologies. 17, pp. 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.susmat.2018.e00076

Nano-scale dislocations induced by self-vacancy engineering yielding extraordinary n-type thermoelectric Pb0.96-yInySe

Hong, Min, Chen, Zhi-Gang, Matsumura, Syo and Zou, Jin. 2018. "Nano-scale dislocations induced by self-vacancy engineering yielding extraordinary n-type thermoelectric Pb0.96-yInySe." Nano Energy. 50, pp. 785-793. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nanoen.2018.06.030

Dual Ag/ZnO-decorated micro-/nanoporous sulfonated polyetheretherketone with superior antibacterial capability and biocompatibility via layer-by-layer self-assembly strategy

Deng, Yi, Yang, Lei, Huang, Xiaobing, Chen, Junhong, Shi, Xiuyuan, Yang, Weizhong, Hong, Min, Wang, Yuan, Dargusch, Matthew and Chen, Zhi-Gang. 2018. "Dual Ag/ZnO-decorated micro-/nanoporous sulfonated polyetheretherketone with superior antibacterial capability and biocompatibility via layer-by-layer self-assembly strategy." Macromolecular Bioscience. 18 (7), pp. 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1002/mabi.201800028

Self-assembled 3D flower-like hierarchical Ti-doped Cu3SbSe4 microspheres with ultralow thermal conductivity and high zT

Zhou, Tian, Wang, Lijun, Zheng, Shuqi, Hong, Min, Fang, Teng, Bai, Peng-Peng, Chang, Siyi, Cui, Wenlin, Shi, Xiaolei, Zhao, Huaizhou and Chen, Zhi-Gang. 2018. "Self-assembled 3D flower-like hierarchical Ti-doped Cu3SbSe4 microspheres with ultralow thermal conductivity and high zT." Nano Energy. 49, pp. 221-229. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nanoen.2018.04.035

Atomic Insights into Phase Evolution in Ternary Transition-Metal Dichalcogenides Nanostructures

Zou, Yi-Chao, Chen, Zhi-Gang, Aso, Kohei, Zhang, Chenxi, Kong, Fantai, Hong, Min, Matsumura, Syo, Cho, Kyeongjae and Zou, Jin. 2018. "Atomic Insights into Phase Evolution in Ternary Transition-Metal Dichalcogenides Nanostructures." Small. 14 (22), pp. 1-6. https://doi.org/10.1002/smll.201800780

Fundamental and progress of Bi2Te3-based thermoelectric materials

Hong, Min, Chen, Zhigang and Zou, Jin. 2018. "Fundamental and progress of Bi2Te3-based thermoelectric materials." Chinese Physics B. 27 (4), pp. 1-25. https://doi.org/10.1088/1674-1056/27/4/048403

Achieving zT > 2 in p-Type AgSbTe2−xSex alloys via exploring the extra light valence band and introducing dense stacking faults

Hong, Min, Chen, Zhi-Gang, Yang, Lei, Liao, Zhi-Ming, Zou, Yi-Chao, Chen, Yan-Hui, Matsumura, Syo and Zou, Jin. 2018. "Achieving zT > 2 in p-Type AgSbTe2−xSex alloys via exploring the extra light valence band and introducing dense stacking faults." Advanced Energy Materials. 8 (9), pp. 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1002/aenm.201702333

Realizing zT of 2.3 in Ge1−x−ySbxInyTe via Reducing the Phase-Transition Temperature and Introducing Resonant Energy Doping

Hong, Min, Chen, Zhi-Gang, Yang, Lei, Zou, Yi-Chao, Dargusch, Matthew, Wang, Hao and Zou, Jin. 2018. "Realizing zT of 2.3 in Ge1−x−ySbxInyTe via Reducing the Phase-Transition Temperature and Introducing Resonant Energy Doping." Advanced Materials. 30 (11), pp. 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1002/adma.201705942

Achieving high Figure of Merit in p-type polycrystalline Sn0.98Se via self-doping and anisotropy-strengthening

Shi, Xiaolei, Chen, Zhi-Gang, Liu, Weidi, Yang, Lei, Hong, Min, Moshwan, Raza, Huang, Liqing and Zou, Jin. 2018. "Achieving high Figure of Merit in p-type polycrystalline Sn0.98Se via self-doping and anisotropy-strengthening." Energy Storage Materials. 10, pp. 130-138. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ensm.2017.08.014

Superconductivity and magnetotransport of single-crystalline NbSe2 nanoplates grown by chemical vapour deposition

Zou, Yi-Chao, Chen, Zhi-Gang, Zhang, Enze, Xiu, Faxian, Matsumura, Syo, Yang, Lei, Hong, Min and Zou, Jin. 2017. "Superconductivity and magnetotransport of single-crystalline NbSe2 nanoplates grown by chemical vapour deposition." Nanoscale. 9 (43), pp. 16591-16595. https://doi.org/10.1039/C7NR06617A

A Heterostructure Coupling of Exfoliated Ni–Fe Hydroxide Nanosheet and Defective Graphene as a Bifunctional Electrocatalyst for Overall Water Splitting

Jia, Yi, Zhang, Longzhou, Gao, Guoping, Chen, Hua, Wang, Bei, Zhou, Jizhi, Soo, Mun Teng, Hong, Min, Yan, Xuecheng, Qian, Guangren, Zou, Jin, Du, Aijun and Yao, Xiangdong. 2017. "A Heterostructure Coupling of Exfoliated Ni–Fe Hydroxide Nanosheet and Defective Graphene as a Bifunctional Electrocatalyst for Overall Water Splitting." Advanced Materials. 29 (17), pp. 1-8. https://doi.org/10.1002/adma.201700017

Enhancing the thermoelectric performance of SnSe1-xTex nanoplates through band engineering

Hong, Min, Chen, Zhi-Gang, Yang, Lei, Chasapis, Thomas C., Kang, Stephen Dongmin, Zou, Yichao, Auchterlonie, Graeme John, Kanatzidis, Mercouri G., Snyder, G. Jeffrey and Zou, Jin. 2017. "Enhancing the thermoelectric performance of SnSe1-xTex nanoplates through band engineering." Journal of Materials Chemistry A. 5 (21), pp. 10713-10721. https://doi.org/10.1039/c7ta02677c

n-type Bi-doped PbTe nanocubes with enhanced thermoelectric performance

Yang, Lei, Chen, Zhi-Gang, Hong, Min, Wang, Lihua, Kong, Deli, Huang, Liqing, Han, Guang, Zou, Yichao, Dargusch, Matthew and Zou, Jin. 2017. "n-type Bi-doped PbTe nanocubes with enhanced thermoelectric performance." Nano Energy. 31, pp. 105-112. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nanoen.2016.11.027

Limit of zT enhancement in rocksalt structured chalcogenides by band convergence

Hong, Min, Chen, Zhi-Gang, Pei, Yanzhong, Yang, Lei and Zou, Jin. 2016. "Limit of zT enhancement in rocksalt structured chalcogenides by band convergence." Physical Review B: Covering condensed matter and materials physics. 94 (16). https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevB.94.161201

Impacts of Cu deficiency on the thermoelectric properties of Cu2-XSe nanoplates

Yang, Lei, Chen, Zhi-Gang, Han, Guang, Hong, Min and Zou, Jin. 2016. "Impacts of Cu deficiency on the thermoelectric properties of Cu2-XSe nanoplates." Acta Materialia. 113, pp. 140-146. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actamat.2016.04.050

Enhancing thermoelectric performance of Bi2Te3-based nanostructures through rational structure design

Hong, Min, Chen, Zhi-Gang, Yang, Lei and Zou, Jin. 2016. "Enhancing thermoelectric performance of Bi2Te3-based nanostructures through rational structure design." Nanoscale. 8 (16), pp. 8681-8686. https://doi.org/10.1039/c6nr00719h

n-type Bi2Te3-xSex nanoplates with enhanced thermoelectric efficiency driven by wide-frequency phonon scatterings and synergistic carrier scatterings

Hong, Min, Chasapis, Thomas C., Chen, Zhi Gang, Yang, Lei, Kanatzidis, Mercouri G., Snyder, G. Jeffrey and Zou, Jin. 2016. "n-type Bi2Te3-xSex nanoplates with enhanced thermoelectric efficiency driven by wide-frequency phonon scatterings and synergistic carrier scatterings." ACS Nano. 10 (4), pp. 4719-4727. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsnano.6b01156

BixSb2_xTe3 nanoplates with enhanced thermoelectric performance due to sufficiently decoupled electronic transport properties and strong wide-frequency phonon scatterings

Hong, Min, Chen, Zhi G., Yang, Lei and Zou, Jin. 2016. "BixSb2_xTe3 nanoplates with enhanced thermoelectric performance due to sufficiently decoupled electronic transport properties and strong wide-frequency phonon scatterings." Nano Energy. 20, pp. 144-155. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nanoen.2015.12.009

Co-doped Sb2Te3 paramagnetic nanoplates

Yang, Lei, Chen, Zhi-Gang, Nie, Tianxiao, Han, Guang, Zhang, Zhi, Hong, Min, Wang, Kang L. and Zou, Jin. 2016. "Co-doped Sb2Te3 paramagnetic nanoplates." Journal of Materials Chemistry C. 4 (3), pp. 521-525. https://doi.org/10.1039/c5tc03767k

Te-Doped Cu2Se nanoplates with a high average thermoelectric figure of merit

Yang, Lei, Chen, Zhi-Gang, Han, Guang, Hong, Min, Huang, Liqing and Zou, Jin. 2016. "Te-Doped Cu2Se nanoplates with a high average thermoelectric figure of merit." Journal of Materials Chemistry A. 4 (23), pp. 9213-9219. https://doi.org/10.1039/c6ta02998a

Enhanced Thermoelectric Performance of Nanostructured Bi2Te3 through Significant Phonon Scattering

Yang, Lei, Chen, Zhi Gang, Hong, Min, Han, Guang and Zou, Jin. 2015. "Enhanced Thermoelectric Performance of Nanostructured Bi2Te3 through Significant Phonon Scattering." ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 7 (42), pp. 23694-23699. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.5b07596

Scalable growth of high mobility dirac semimetal Cd3As2 microbelts

Chen, Zhi Gang, Zhang, Cheng, Zou, Yichao, Zhang, Enze, Yang, Lei, Hong, Min, Xiu, Faxian and Zou, Jin. 2015. "Scalable growth of high mobility dirac semimetal Cd3As2 microbelts." Nano Letters: a journal dedicated to nanoscience and nanotechnology. 15 (9), pp. 5830-5834. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.nanolett.5b01885

High-performance thermoelectric Cu2Se nanoplates through nanostructure engineering

Yang, Lei, Chen, Zhi-Gang, Han, Guang, Hong, Min, Zou, Yichao and Zou, Jin. 2015. "High-performance thermoelectric Cu2Se nanoplates through nanostructure engineering." Nano Energy. 16, pp. 367-374. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nanoen.2015.07.012

Rational design of Bi2Te3 polycrystalline whiskers for thermoelectric applications

Han, Guang, Chen, Zhi Gang, Yang, Lei, Hong, Min, Drennan, John and Zou, Jin. 2015. "Rational design of Bi2Te3 polycrystalline whiskers for thermoelectric applications." ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 7 (1), pp. 989-995. https://doi.org/10.1021/am5078528

Enhanced thermoelectric performance of ultrathin Bi2Se3 nanosheets through thickness control

Hong, Min, Chen, Zhi-Gang, Yang, Lei, Han, Guang and Zou, Jin. 2015. "Enhanced thermoelectric performance of ultrathin Bi2Se3 nanosheets through thickness control." Advanced Electronic Materials. 1 (6). https://doi.org/10.1002/aelm.201500025