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  1. Understanding intercalation chemistry for sustainable aqueous zinc–manganese dioxide batteries. Yifei Yuan, Ryan Sharpe, Kun He, Chenghang Li, Mahmoud Tamadoni Saray, Tongchao Liu, Wentao Yao, Meng Cheng, Huile Jin, Shun Wang, Khalil Amine, Reza Shahbazian-Yassar, M Saiful Islam, Jun Lu. Nat Sustain (2022). https: DOI:10.1038/s41893-022-00919-3
  2. An efficient gel polymer electrolyte for dendrite-free and long cycle life lithium metal batteries. Vahid Jabbari, Vitaliy Yurkiv, Md Golam Rasul, Mahmoud Tamadoni Saray, Ramin Rojaee, Farzad Mashayek, Reza Shahbazian-Yassar. Energy Storage Materials, Volume 46, 2022. DOI: 10.1016/j.ensm.2022.01.031
  3. Oxo dicopper anchored on carbon nitride for selective oxidation of methane. Pengfei Xie, Jing Ding, Zihao Yao, Tiancheng Pu, Peng Zhang, Zhennan Huang, Canhui Wang, Junlei Zhang, Noah Zecher-Freeman, Han Zong, Dashui Yuan, Shengwei Deng, Reza Shahbazian-Yassar, Chao Wang. Nat Commun 13, 1375 (2022). 10.1038/s41467-022-28987-1
  4. Ta–TiOx nanoparticles as radical scavengers to improve the durability of Fe–N–C oxygen reduction catalysts. Hua Xie, Xiaohong Xie, Guoxiang Hu, Venkateshkumar Prabhakaran, Sulay Saha, Lorelis Gonzalez-Lopez, Abhijit H Phakatkar, Min Hong, Meiling Wu, Reza Shahbazian-Yassar, Vijay Ramani, Mohamad I Al-Sheikhly, De-en Jiang, Yuyan Shao, Liangbing Hu. Nat Energy 7, 281–289 (2022). DOI: 10.1038/s41560-022-00988-w
  5. Interface engineering between multi‐elemental alloy nanoparticles and a carbon support toward stable catalysts. Tangyuan Li, Qi Dong, Zhennan Huang, Lianping Wu, Yonggang Yao, Jinlong Gao, Xizheng Wang, Haochuan Zhang, Dunwei Wang, Teng Li, Reza Shahbazian‐Yassar, Liangbing Hu. Advanced Materials, Volume 34, 2022. 10.1002/adma.202106436
  6. Revealing sintering kinetics of  MoS2-supported metal nanocatalysts in atmospheric gas environments via operando transmission electron microscopy. B. Song, T. T. Yang, Y. Yuan, S. Sharifi-Asl, M. Cheng, W. A. Saidi, Y. Liu, R. Shahbazian-Yassar. ACS Nano 2020 (Just accepted). DOI: 10.1021/acsnano.9b08757
  7. Mechanistic understanding of Li dendrites growth by in-situ/operando imaging techniques. T. Foroozan, S. Sharifi-Asl, R. Shahbazian-Yassar. J. Power Sources 2020, 461, 228135.
  8. Solution blowing synthesis of Li-conductive ceramic nanofibers. Z. Huang, A. Kolbasov, Y. Yuan, M. Cheng, Y. Xu, R. Rojaee, R. Deivanayagam, T. Foroozan, Y. Liu, K. Amine, J. Lu, A. L. Yarin, R. Shahbazian-Yassar. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2020, 12, 14, 16200-16208.
  9. Two Dimensional Materials to Address the Li-Based Battery Challenges. R. Rojaee, and R. Shahbazian-Yassar. ACS Nano 2020 2020, 14, 3, 2628-2658.
  10. 3D Printing of Electrochemical Energy Storage Devices: A Review of Printing Techniques and Electrode/Electrolyte Architectures. M. Cheng, R. Deivanayagam, and R. Shahbazian-Yassar. Batteries & Supercaps 2020, 3, 130-146.
  11. Non-Dendritic Zn Electrodeposition Enabled by Zincophilic Graphene Substrates. T. Foroozan, V. Yurkiv, S. Sharifi-Asl, R. Rojaee, F. Mashayek, and R. Shahbazian-Yassar. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2019, 11, 47, 44077-44089.
  12. Composite Polymer Electrolyte for Highly Cyclable Room-Temperature Solid-State Magnesium Batteries. R. Deivanayagam, M. Cheng, M. Wang, V. Vasudevan, T. Foroozan, N. V. Medhekar, and R. Shahbazian-Yassar. ACS Appl. Energy Mater. 2019, 2, 11, 7980-7990.
  13. High temperature shockwave stabilized single atoms. Y. Yao, Z. Huang, P. Xie, L. Wu, L. Ma, T. Li, Z. Pang, M. Jiao, Z. Liang, J. Gao, Y. He, D. J. Kline, M. R. Zachariah, C. Wang, J. Lu, T. Wu, T. Li, C. Wang, R. Shahbazian-Yassar, and L. Hu. Nat. Nanotech. 2019, 14, 851-857.
  14. Highly efficient decomposition of ammonia using high-entropy alloy catalysts. P. Xie, Y. Yao, Z. Huang, Z. Liu, J. Zhang, T. Li, G. Wang, R. Shahbazian-Yassar, L. Hu, and C. Wang. Nat. Commun. 2019, 10, 4011.
  15. Tuning Li2O2 formation routes by facet-engineering of MnO2 cathode catalysts. W. Yao, Y. Yuan, G. Tan, C. Liu, M. Cheng, V. Yurkiv, X. Bi, F. Long, C. R. Friedrich, F. Mashayek, K. Amine, J. Lu, and R. Shahbazian-Yassar. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 32, 12832-12838.
  16. Progress in development of electrolytes for magnesium batteries. R. Deivanayagam, B. J. Ingram, and R. Shahbazian-Yassar. Ener. Stor. Mater. 21 (2019) 136-153.
  17. Oxygen Release Degradation in Li-ion Battery Cathode Materials: Mechanisms and Mitigating Approaches. S. Sharifi-Asl, J. Lu, K. Amine, and R. Shahbazian-Yassar. Adv. Ener. Mater. 2019, 9, 1900551.
  18. Anti-Oxygen Leaking LiCoO2. S. Sharifi-Asl, F. A. Soto, T. Foroozan, M. Asadi, Y. Yuan, R. Deivanayagam, R. Rojaee, B. Song, X. Bi, K. Amine, J. Lu, A. Salehi-Khojin, P. B. Balbuena, and R. Shahbazian-Yassar. Adv. Funct. Mater. 2019, 29, 1901110.
  19. Elevated-temperature 3D printing of hybrid solid-state electrolyte for Li-ion batteries. M. Cheng, Y. Jiang, W. Yao, Y. Yuan, R. Deivanayagam, T. Foroozan, Z. Huang, B. Song, R. Rojaee, T. Shokuhfar, Y. Pan, J. Lu, and R. Shahbazian-Yassar. Adv. Mater. 2018, 1800615.
  20. In situ study of nucleation and growth dynamics of Au nanoparticles on MoS2 nanoflakes. B. Song, K. He, Y. Yuan, S. Sharifi-Asl, M. Cheng, J. Lu, W. A. Saidi, and R. Shahbazian-Yassar. Nanoscale, 2018, Advance Article. DOI: 10.1039/C8NR03519A
  21. Operando liquid cell electron microscopy of discharge and charge kinetics in lithium-oxygen batteries. K. He, X. Bi, Y. Yuan, T. Foroozan, B. Song, K. Amine, J. Lu, and R. Shahbazian-Yassar. Nano Energy 2018, 49, 338-345.
  22. Carbothermal shock synthesis of high-entropy-alloy nanoparticles. Y. Yao, Z. Huang, P. Xie, S. D. Lacey, R. J. Jacob, H. Xie, F. Chen, A. Nie, T. Pu, M. Rehwoldt, D. Yu, M. R. Zachariah, C. Wang, R. Shahbazian-Yassar, J. Li, and L. Hu. Science 359 (6383), 1489-1494.
  23. Cations controlled growth of β-MnO2 crystals with tunable facets for electrochemical energy storage. W. Yao, G. M. Odegard, Z. Huang, Y. Yuan, H. Asayesh-Ardakani, S. Sharifi-Asl, M. Cheng, B. Song, R. Deivanayagam, F. Long, C. R. Friedrich, K. Amine, J. Lu, and R. Shahbazian-Yassar. Nano Energy 2018, 48, 301-311.
  24. Synergistic Effect of Graphene Oxide for Impeding the Dendritic Plating of Li. T. Foroozan, F. A. Soto, V. Yurkiv, S. Sharifi-Asl, R. Deivanayagam, Z. Huang, R. Rojaee, F. Mashayek, P. B. Balbuena, and R. Shahbazian-Yassar, Adv. Funct. Mater. 2018, 1705917.
  25. Understanding Materials Challenges for Rechargeable Ion Batteries with in Situ Transmission Electron Microscopy. Y. Yuan, K. Amine, J. Lu, and R. Shahbazian-Yassar. Nat. Commun. 2017, 8, 15806.
  26. Burning lithium in CS2 for high-performing compact Li2S–graphene nanocapsules for Li–S batteries. G. Tan, R. Xu, Z. Xing, Y. Yuan, J. Lu, J. Wen, C. Liu, L. Ma, C. Zhan, Q. Liu, T. Wu, Z. Jian, R. Shahbazian-Yassar, Y. Ren, D. J. Miller, L. A. Curtiss, X. Ji, and K. Amine. Nat. Energy 2017, 2, 17090
  27. In Situ TEM Investigation of ZnO Nanowires during Sodiation and Lithiation Cycling. H. Asayesh-Ardakani, W. Yao, Y. Yuan, A. Nie, K. Amine, J. Lu, and R. Shahbazian-Yassar. Small Methods 2017, 1700202.
  28. Facet-Dependent Thermal Instability in LiCoO2. S. Sharifi-Asl, F. A. Soto, A. Nie, Y. Yuan, H. Asayesh-Ardakani, T. Foroozan, V. Yurkiv, B. Song, F. Mashayek, R. F. Klie, K. Amine, J. Lu, P. B. Balbuena, and R. Shahbazian-Yassar. Nano Lett. 2017, 17, 2165–2171.
  29. Ultrafast and Highly Reversible Sodium Storage in Zinc-Antimony Intermetallic Nanomaterials. A. Nie, L. Gan, Y. Cheng, X. Tao, Y. Yuan, S. Sharifi-Asl, K. He, H. Asayesh-Ardakani, V. Vasiraju, J. Lu, F. Mashayek, R. Klie, S. Vaddiraju, U. Schwingenschlögl, and R. Shahbazian-Yassar. Adv. Funct. Mater. 2016, 26, 543–552.
  30. The Influence of Large Cations on the Electrochemical Properties of Tunnel-Structured Metal Oxides. Y. Yuan, C. Zhan, K. He, H. Chen, W. Yao, S. Sharifi-Asl, B. Song, Z. Yang, A. Nie, X. Luo, H. Wang, S. M. Wood, K. Amine, M. S. Islam, J. Lu, and R. Shahbazian-Yassar. Nat. Commun. 2016, 7, 13374.
  31. Selective Ionic Transport Pathways in Phosphorene. A. Nie, Y. Cheng, S. Ning, T. Foroozan, P. Yasaei, W. Li, B. Song, Y. Yuan, L. Chen, A. Salehi-Khojin, F. Mashayek, R. Shahbazian-Yassar. Nano Lett. 2016, 16, 2240–2247.
  32. Localized Mechanical Stress Induced Ionic Redistribution in a Layered LiCoO2 Cathode. W. Yao, F. Long, R. Shahbazian-Yassar. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2016, 8, 29391–29399.
  33. Dynamic Study of (De)sodiation in Alpha-MnO2 Nanowires. Y. Yuan, L. Ma, K. He, W. Yao, A. Nie, X. Bi, K. Amine, T. Wu, J. Lu, R. Shahbazian-Yassar. Nano Energy 2016, 19, 382–390.
  34. Atomistic Insights into the Oriented Attachment of Tunnel-Based Oxide Nanostructures. Y. Yuan, S. M. Wood, K. He, W. Yao, D. Tompsett, J. Lu, A. Nie, M. S. Islam, R. Shahbazian-Yassar. ACS Nano 2016, 10, 539–548.
  35. Asynchronous Crystal Cell Expansion during Lithiation of K  Stabilized α-MnO2. Y. Yuan, A. Nie, G. M. Odegard, R. Xu, D. Zhou, S. Santhanagopalan, K. He, H. Asayesh-Ardakani, D. D. Meng, R. F. Klie, C. Johnson, J. Lu, R. Shahbazian-Yassar.  Nano Lett. 2015, 15, 2998–3007.
  36. Direct Evidence of Lithium-Induced Atomic Ordering in Amorphous TiO2 Nanotubes. Q. Gao, G. Meng, A. Nie, F. Mashayek, C. Wang, G. M.  Odegard, R. Shahbazian-Yassar. Chem. Mater. 2014, 26, 1660-1669.
  37. Atomic-Scale Observation of Lithiation Reaction Front in Nanoscale SnO2 Materials. A. Nie, L. Y. Gan, Y. Cheng, H. Asayesh-Ardakani, Q. Li, C. Dong, R. Tao, F. Mashayek, H. T.  Wang, U. Schwingenschlögl, R. F. Klie, R. S. Yassar. ACS Nano 2013, 7, 6203–6211.
  38. In Situ Electrochemical Lithiation/Delithiation Observation of Individual Amorphous Si Nanorods. H. Ghassemi, M. Au, N. Chen, P. A. Heiden, R. Shahbazian-Yassar. ACS Nano 2011, 7805–7811.