Jiawei Zhu


Affiliation: Wuhan University of Technology
Country: China


  1. Zhou H, He D, Saana A, Yang J, Wang Z, Zhang J, et al. Mesoporous-silica induced doped carbon nanotube growth from metal-organic frameworks. Nanoscale. 2018;10:6147-6154 pubmed publisher
    ..This novel strategy opens a new avenue for the synthesis of Co/N-CNTs with great promise for developing high performance and cheap electrocatalysts. ..
  2. Pu Z, Amiinu I, Zhang C, Wang M, Kou Z, Mu S. Phytic acid-derivative transition metal phosphides encapsulated in N,P-codoped carbon: an efficient and durable hydrogen evolution electrocatalyst in a wide pH range. Nanoscale. 2017;9:3555-3560 pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore, this generic synthesis strategy opens a door for unprecedented design and fabrication of novel low-cost TMP based electrocatalysts for HER and other electrochemical applications. ..
  3. Pu Z, Saana Amiinu I, Wang M, Yang Y, Mu S. Semimetallic MoP2: an active and stable hydrogen evolution electrocatalyst over the whole pH range. Nanoscale. 2016;8:8500-4 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, this in situ route opens up a new avenue for the fabrication of highly efficient, cost-effective and binder-free non-precious catalysts for water splitting and other electrochemical devices. ..
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    Pu Z, Amiinu I, Liu X, Wang M, Mu S. Ultrastable nitrogen-doped carbon encapsulating molybdenum phosphide nanoparticles as highly efficient electrocatalyst for hydrogen generation. Nanoscale. 2016;8:17256-17261 pubmed
    ..5 M H2SO4. Thus, our work could pave a new avenue for unprecedented design and fabrication of novel low-cost metal phosphide electrocatalysts encapsulated by N-doped carbon. ..
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    Pu Z, Wang M, Kou Z, Amiinu I, Mu S. Mo2C quantum dot embedded chitosan-derived nitrogen-doped carbon for efficient hydrogen evolution in a broad pH range. Chem Commun (Camb). 2016;52:12753-12756 pubmed
    ..This material exhibits remarkable hydrogen evolution reaction (HER) catalytic activity and durability at all pH values owing to the synergistic effect between Mo2C QDs and NGCLs. ..
  6. Xue X, Zhang J, Saana I, Sun J, Xu Q, Mu S. Rational inert-basal-plane activating design of ultrathin 1T' phase MoS2 with a MoO3 heterostructure for enhancing hydrogen evolution performances. Nanoscale. 2018;10:16531-16538 pubmed publisher
  7. Pu Z, Amiinu I, He D, Wang M, Li G, Mu S. Activating rhodium phosphide-based catalysts for the pH-universal hydrogen evolution reaction. Nanoscale. 2018;10:12407-12412 pubmed publisher
    ..Moreover, this synthetic strategy for Rh2P@NC is also applied to other transition metal phosphides (TMPs)/nitrogen-doped carbon heterostructures (such as Ru2P@NC, Fe2P@NC, WP@NC etc.) with advanced performance toward HER and beyond. ..
  8. Zhou H, Zhang J, Amiinu I, Zhang C, Liu X, Tu W, et al. Transforming waste biomass with an intrinsically porous network structure into porous nitrogen-doped graphene for highly efficient oxygen reduction. Phys Chem Chem Phys. 2016;18:10392-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Moreover, our catalyst has a higher ORR stability and stronger CO and CH3OH tolerance than Pt/C in alkaline media. Importantly, in acidic media, the catalyst also exhibits good ORR performance and higher ORR stability compared to Pt/C. ..
  9. Liu X, Amiinu I, Liu S, Cheng K, Mu S. Transition metal/nitrogen dual-doped mesoporous graphene-like carbon nanosheets for the oxygen reduction and evolution reactions. Nanoscale. 2016;8:13311-20 pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore, it also displays considerable OER properties compared with commercial IrO2. The effective catalytic activity could originate from the introduction of transition metal species and few-layer mesoporous carbon structures. ..


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  1. Zhang C, Pu Z, Amiinu I, Zhao Y, Zhu J, Tang Y, et al. Co2P quantum dot embedded N, P dual-doped carbon self-supported electrodes with flexible and binder-free properties for efficient hydrogen evolution reactions. Nanoscale. 2018;10:2902-2907 pubmed publisher
    ..Meanwhile, it also shows very low overpotentials of only 116 and 129 mV at 10 mA cm-2 with robust stability in acidic and alkaline media, respectively. ..
  2. Wang M, Yang Y, Liu X, Pu Z, Kou Z, Zhu P, et al. The role of iron nitrides in the Fe-N-C catalysis system towards the oxygen reduction reaction. Nanoscale. 2017;9:7641-7649 pubmed publisher
    ..1) is more active than ΞΆ-Fe2N. In addition, we find that there exists an obvious synergistic effect between Fe2N NPs and N-doped carbon, leading to the greatly enhanced ORR catalytic activity. ..
  3. Zhu J, Zhou H, Zhang C, Zhang J, Mu S. Dual active nitrogen doped hierarchical porous hollow carbon nanospheres as an oxygen reduction electrocatalyst for zinc-air batteries. Nanoscale. 2017;9:13257-13263 pubmed publisher
    ..It is noteworthy that when used as the catalyst for the air electrode of zinc-air batteries, N-HCNs present a higher power density and a larger operating voltage than Pt/C at the same discharge current density. ..