Journal Articles from ASU


Cheng, Q.; Yang, T.; Li, M.; Chan, C.K.* Exfoliation of LiNi1/3Mn1/3Co1/3O2 into nanosheets using electrochemical oxidation and reassembly with dialysis or flocculation. Langmuir (2017). doi: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.7b00621

Zywitzki, D.; Tüysüz, H.*; Chan, C.K.*. High surface area, amorphous titania with reactive Ti3+ through photo-assisted synthesis method for photocatalytic H2 generation. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 5, 10957 – 10967 (2017) doi: 10.1039/C7TA01614J.

Yang, T.; Zheng, J.; Hu, Y.Y.; Cheng, Q.; Chan, C.K.*. Composite polymer electrolytes with Li7La3Zr2O12 garnet nanowires as ceramic fillers: mechanism of conductivity enhancement and role of doping and morphology. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 9, 21773 – 21780 (2017). doi: 10.1021/acsami.7b03806

Cheng, Q.; Kaur, M.K.; Liu, Q.; Wang, X.; Crozier, P.A.*; Chan, C.K.*; Nemanich, R*. Al2O3 and SiO2 atomic-layer deposition layers on ZnO photoanodes and degradation mechanisms. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 9, 16138 – 16147 (2017). doi: 10.1021/acsami.7b01274

Li, M.; Farmen, L.M.; Chan, C.K.* Selenium removal from sulfate-containing groundwater using granular layered double hydroxide materials. Industrial Engineering & Chemistry Research, 56 (9), 2458-2465 (2017). doi: 10.1021/acs.iecr.6b04461 (Featured on Front Cover)

Zhao, R.; Mieritz, D.; Seo, D.K.; Chan, C.K.*New NASCION-type hydrogen titanium phosphate sulfate electrodes for Li-ion batteries. Journal of Power Sources, 343, 197-206 (2017). doi: 10.1016/j.powsour.2017.01.057


Chan, K.S.*; Miller, M.A.; Liang, W.; Ellis-Terrell, C.; Chan, C.K. First principles and experimental studies of empty Si46 as anode materials for Li-ion batteries. Journal of Materials Research, 31, 3657 – 3665 (2016). doi: 10.1557/jmr.2016.408

Deng, X.; Chan, C.K., Tüysüz, H*. Spent tea leaf templating of cobalt-based mixed oxide nanocrystals for water oxidation. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 8, 32488-32495 (2016). doi: 10.1021/acsami.6b12005

Gordon, Z.D.; Yang, T.; Gomes Morgado, G.B.; Chan, C.K.* Preparation of nanostructured Li7La3Zr2O12 solid electrolyte via templating on nanocellulose fibrils and size dependent phase stability. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 4, 6391-6398 (2016). doi: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.6b01032

Zhao, R.; Li, Y.; Chan, C.K.* Synthesis of jarosite and vanadium jarosite analogoues using microwave hydrothermal reaction and evaluation of composition-dependent electrochemical properties. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 120 (18), 9702-9712 (2016). doi: 10.1021/acs/jpcc.6b03195

Wang, C.; Chan, C.K.* Carbon nanotube-based electrodes for detection of low-ppb level hexavalent chromium using amperometry. ECS Journal of Solid State Science and Technology, 5 (8), M3026 – M3031 (2016). doi:10.1149/2.0051608jss

Cheng, Q.; Yang, T.; Li, Y.; Chan, C.K. Oxidation-reduction assisted exfoliation of LiCoO2 into nanosheets and reassembly into functional Li-ion battery cathodes. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 4, 6902 – 6910 (2016) doi: 10.1039/C5TA09069E.

Grewe, T.; Yang, T.; Tüysüz, H.*; Chan, C.K.* Hyperbranched potassium lanthanum titanate perovskite photocatalysts for hydrogen generation. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 4, 2837 – 2841 (2016) DOI: 10.1039/c5ta07424j.

Deng, X.; Bongard, H.-J.; Chan, C.K.; Tüyüz, H. Dual templated cobalt oxide for photochemical water oxidation, ChemSusChem, 9 (4) 409 – 415 (2016), doi: 10.1002/cssc.201500872.


Peng, X.; Wei, Q.; Li, Y.; Chan, C.K. First principles study of lithiation of type I Ba-doped silicon clathrates, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 119, 28247 – 28257 (2015).

Yang, T.; Gordon, Z.D.; Li, Y.; Chan, C.K. Nanostructured garnet-type solid electrolytes for lithium batteries: electrospinning synthesis of Li7La3Zr2O12 nanowires and particle size-dependent phase transformation, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 287(1), 164-169, (2015).

Li, Y.; Raghavan, R.; Wagner, N.A.; Davidowski, S.; Baggetto, L.; Zhao, R.; Cheng, Q.; Yarger, J.L.; Veith, G.M.; Ellis-Terrell, C.; Miller, M.A.; Chan, K.S.; Chan, C.K. Type I clathrates as novel silicon anodes: An electrochemical and structural investigation, Advanced Science, 2 (6) 1500057 (2015);

Li, M.; Wang, C.; O’Connell, M.J.; Chan, C.K. Carbon nanosphere adsorbents for removal of arsenate and selenate from water, Environmental Science: Nano, 2, 245 – 250 (2015), doi: 10.1039/C4EN00204K.

Cheng, Q.; Wang, C.; Doudrick, K.; Chan, C.K. Hexavalent chromium removal using metal oxide photocatalysts, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 176-177, 740-748 (2015); DOI: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2015.04.07.

Wang, C.; O’Connell, M.J.; Chan, C.K. Facile one-pot synthesis of highly porous carbon foams for high performance supercapacitors using template-free direct pyrolysis, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2015, 7 (16), 8952–8960 (2015); DOI: 10.1021/acsami.5b02453.

Yang, T.; Li, Y.; Chan, C.K. Enhanced lithium ion conductivity in lithium lanthanum titanate solid electrolyte nanowires prepared by electrospinning, Journal of Power Sources, 287, 164-169 (2015); DOI: 10.1016/j.powsour.2015.04.044.

Etacheri, V.; Wang, C.; O’Connell, M.J.; Chan, C.K.; Pol, V.G. Porous carbon sphere anodes for enhanced lithium-ion storage, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 3, 9861 (2015); DOI: 10.1039/C5TA01360G.

Peng, X.; Li, M.; Chan, C.K. Investigation of the optical absorbance, electronic, and photocatalytic properties of (Cu1-xCox)2(OH)PO4 solid solutions, J. Phys. Chem. C, 119 (9), 4694 – 4693 (2015).


Song, Zeming; Ma, Teng; Tang, Rui; Cheng, Qian; Wang, Xu; Krishnaraju, Deepakshyam; Panat, Rahul; Chan, Candace K.; Yu, Hongyu; Jiang, Hanqing. Origami lithium-ion batteries. Nature Communications, 5, 3140,(2014), doi:10.1038/ncomms4140. pdf

Supporting videos:

Wagner, Nicholas A.; Raghavan, Rahul; Zhao, Ran; Wei, Qun; Peng, Xihong; Chan, Candace K. Electrochemical cycling of sodium-filled silicon clathrate. ChemElectroChem, 1 (2), 347 – 353 (2014), doi: 10.1002/celc.201300104. pdf

Li, Man; Cheng, Qian; Wittman, Reed M.; Peng, Xihong; Chan, Candace K. Electrochemical and photoelectrochemical properties of the copper hydroxyphosphate mineral libethenite. ChemElectroChem, 1 (3) 663 – 672 (2014), doi: 10.1002/celc.201300046  pdf


Cheng, Qian; Song, Zeming; Ma, Teng; Smith, Bethany B.; Tang, Rui; Yu, Hongyu; Jiang, Hanqing; Chan, Candace K. 3D paper-based lithium-ion batteries using folding. Nano Letters, 13 (10), 4969-4974 (2013). pdf

Other press:

“Folded batteries pack power”, Nature, 502, 145 (2013); pdf

“Nanotechnology researchers fabricate foldable Li-ion batteries”, Nanowerk

“Folded paper lithium-ion battery increases energy density by 14 times”, ExtremeTech

“Folding batteries increases their areal energy density by up to 14 times”, PhysOrg

Yang, Ting; Gordon, Zachary D.; Chan, Candace K. Synthesis of hyperbranched perovskite nanostructures. Crystal Growth & Design, 13 (9), 3901-3907 (2013). pdf

Zhao, Ran; Yang, Ting; Miller, Michael A.; Chan, Candace K. Electrochemical properties of nanostructured copper hydroxysulfate mineral brochantite upon reaction with lithium. Nano Letters, 13 (12) 6055 – 6063, (2013) doi: 10.1021/nl403286m. pdf

Cheng, Qian; Peng, Xihong; Chan, Candace K. Chan. Structural and photoelectrochemical evaluation of nanotextured Sn-doped AgInS2 films prepared by spray pyrolysis. ChemSusChem, 6, 102-109 (2013), DOI:10.1002/cssc.201200588 . pdf

Wang, Chengwei; Nosaka, Takayuki; Yost, Brett; Zimmerman, Benjamin; Sutton, Emily D.; Kincaid, Eric; Keberle, Katelyn; Iqbal, Qazi Aied; Mendez, Rodrigo; Markowitz, Sivan; Liu, Pai; Alford, Terry L.; Chan, Candace K.; Chan, Kwai S.; O’Connell, Michael J. Printed carbon nanotubes on polymer films for active origami. Materials Research Letters, 1, 13-18 (2013), DOI:10.1080/21663831.2012.727105 . pdf

Tüysüz, Harun; Chan, Candace K. Preparation of amorphous and nanocrystalline sodium tantalum oxide photocatalysts with porous matrix structure for overall water splitting. Nano Energy, 2, 116-123 (2013), DOI:/10.1016/j.nanoen.2012.08.003 . pdf

Journal Articles Prior to ASU

Chan, Candace K.; Patel, Reken N.; O’Connell, Michael J.; Korgel, Brian A.; Cui, Yi. Solution-grown silicon nanowires for lithium-battery anodes. ACS Nano, 4, 1443-1450, (2010). pdf

Choi, Jang Wook; McDonough, James; Jeong, Sangmoo; Yoo, Jee Soo; Chan, Candace K.; Cui, Yi. Stepwise nanopore evolution in one-dimensional nanostructures. Nano Lett. 10, 1409-1413, (2010). pdf

Schoen, David T.; Meister, Stefan; Peng, Hailin; Chan, Candace K.; Cui, Yi. Phase transformations in one-dimensional materials: Applications in Electronics and Energy Sciences. J. Mater. Chem., 19, 5879-5890, (2009). pdf

Ruffo, Riccardo; Hong, Seung Sae; Chan, Candace K.; Huggins, Robert A.; Cui, Yi. Impedance analysis of silicon nanowire lithium-ion battery anodes. J. Phys. Chem. C, 113 (26), 11390-11398 (2009). pdf

Chan, Kwai S.; Chan, Candace K.; Nicolella, Daniel P. Relating Crack-tip deformation to mineralization and fracture resistance in human femur cortical bone. Bone,  45, 427-434 (2009). pdf

Kaempgen, Martti; Chan,Candace K.; Ma, J.; Kiebele, Andreas; Cui, Yi; Gruner, George. Printable supercapacitors using single-walled carbon nanotubes. Nano Lett., 9 (5) 1872-1876 (2009) . pdf

Chan, Candace K.; Ruffo, Riccardo; Hong, Seung Sae; Huggins, Robert A.; Cui, Yi. Surface chemistry and solid electrolyte interphase of silicon nanowire anodes in lithium-ion batteries. Journal of Power Sources, 189 (2), 1132-1140 (2009). pdf

Chan, Candace K.; Ruffo, Riccardo; Hong, Seung Sae; Huggins, Robert A.; Cui, Yi. Structural and electrochemical study of the reaction of lithium with silicon nanowires. Journal of Power Sources, 189 (1), 34-39 (2009). pdf

Cui, Li-feng; Ruffo, Riccardo; Chan, Candace K., Peng, Hailin; Cui, Yi. Crystalline-amorphous core-shell silicon nanowires for high capacity and high current battery electrodes. Nano Lett., 9, 491-495 (2009). pdf

Peng, Hailin; Chan, Candace K.; Meister, Stefan; Zhang, Xiao Feng; Cui, Yi. Shape evolution of layer-structured bismuth oxychloride nanostructures via low-temperature chemical vapor transport. Chem. Mater., 21, 247-252 (2009). pdf

Kim, Do Kyung; Muralidharan, P.; Lee, Hyun-Wook; Ruffo, Riccardo; Yang, Yuan; Chan, Candace K.; Peng, Hailin; Huggins, Robert A., Cui, Yi. Spinel LiMn2O4 nanorods as Li-ion battery cathodes. Nano Lett., 8 (11), 3948-3952 (2008). pdf

Chan, Candace K.; Peng, Hailin; Liu, Gao; McIlwrath, Kevin; Zhang, Xiao Feng; Huggins, Robert A.; Cui, Yi. High-performance lithium battery anodes using silicon nanowires. Nature Nanotechnology, 3, 31-35 (2008). pdf

Chan, Candace K.; Zhang, Xiao Feng; Cui, Yi. High capacity Li ion battery anodes using Ge nanowires. Nano Lett., 8 (1), 307-309 (2008). pdf

O’Connell, Michael J.; Chan, Candace K.; Li, Wenguang; Hicks, Raea K.; Doorn, Stephen K., Wang, Hsing-Lin. Polyelectrolyte platform for sensitive detection of biological analytes via reversible fluorescence quenching.  Polymer, 48, 7582-7589 (2007). pdf

Zhu, Jia; Peng, Hailin; Chan, Candace K.; Jarausch, Konrad; Zhang, Xiao Feng; Cui, Yi. Hyperbranched lead selenide nanowire networks. Nano Lett., 7(4), 1095-1099 (2007). pdf

Chan, Candace K., Peng, Hailin; Twesten, Ray D., Jarausch, Konrad, Zhang, Xiao Feng; Cui, Yi. Fast, completely reversible Li insertion in vanadium pentoxide nanoribbons. Nano Lett., 7 (2), 490-495 (2007). pdf

Peng, Hailin; Meister, Stefan; Chan, Candace K.; Zhang, Xiao Feng; Cui, Yi.   Morphology control of layer-structured gallium selenide nanowires. Nano Lett., 7(1),  199-203 (2007). pdf

Ziegler, Kirk J.; Gu, Zhenning; Shaver, Jonah; Chen, Zheyi; Flor, Erica L.; Schmidt, Daniel J.; Chan, Candace; Hauge, Robert H.; Smalley, Richard E. Cutting single-walled carbon nanotubes. Nanotechnology, 16, S539-S544 (2005). pdf


Kwai S. Chan; Candace K. Chan; Wuwei Liang. Silicon clathrate anodes for lithium ion batteries. U.S. Patent No. US 8,968,929 BS. Published Mar. 3, 2015.

Candace K. Chan, Michael A. Miller, Kwai S. Chan. Alloys of clathrate allotropes for rechargeable batteries. U.S. Patent No. US 8,906,551. Published Dec. 9, 2014.

Michael A. Miller; Kwai S. Chan; Wuwei Liang; Candace K. Chan. Clathrate allotropes for rechargeable batteries. U.S. Patent No. US 8,722,247. Published May 13, 2014.

Yi Cui and Candace K. Chan. Nanowire battery methods and arrangements. U.S. Patent No. US7,816,031. Published Oct. 19, 2009.



Solar Energy for Fuels; Harun Tüysüz, Candace K. Chan, Eds.; Topics in Current Chemistry 371; Springer International Publishing: Cham, Switzerland, (2015).


Candace K. Chan, Harun Tüysüz, Artur Braun, Chinmoy Ranjan, Fabio La Mantia, Benjamin K. Miller, Liuxian Zhang, Peter A. Crozier, Joel A. Haber, John M. Gregoire, Hyun S. Park, Adam S. Batchellor, Lena Trotochaud, Shannon W. Boettcher. “Advanced and in situ Characterization Techniques for Solar Fuel Materials” In Solar Energy for Fuels; Harun Tüysüz, Candace K. Chan, Eds.; Topics in Current Chemistry 371; Springer International Publishing: Cham, Switzerland, (2015).

Chan, C.K.; McDowell, M.T.; Cui, Y. “Silicon nanowire electrodes for Li-ion battery negative electrodes” In Nanomaterials for Lithium Ion Batteries: Fundamentals and Applications. Yazami, R., Ed. Pan Stanford Publishing Pte. Ltd., Singapore, (2014), pp. 1-68.

Chan, C.K. and Cui, Y. “One-dimensional nanostructured electrodes for high capacity lithium-ion batteries” In Chemistry of Nanostructured Materials, Vol. 2. Yang, P., Ed. World Scientific, (2011), pp. 175-218.

Chan, C.K.; Connor, S.T.; Yang, Y.; Hsu, C.M.; Huggins, R.A.; Cui, Y. “Nanowire batteries for next generation electronics” In Electron Devices Meeting, IEDM 2008, IEEE International, (2008), pp. 1-4.

Hennrich, F.; Chan, C.K., Moore, V., Rolandi, M.; O’Connell, M.J. “The element carbon” In Carbon Nanotubes: Properties and Applications. O’Connell, M.J., Ed. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, Fla: (2006), pp. 1-18.


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