The Cao Group

Molecular Simulation & Solar Energy Conversion
46. Zhao, X.; Zhang, W.*; Cao, R.*, PVP-assisted synthesis of porous CoO prisms with enhanced electrocatalytic oxygen evolution properties. J. Energy Chem. 2017, 26, 1210-1216.
45. Wu, Y.; Wang, L.; Chen, M.; Jin, Z.; Zhang, W.*; Cao, R.*, Preparation of cobalt-based electrodes by physical vapor deposition on various nonconductive substrates for electrocatalytic water oxidation. ChemSusChem 2017, 10, 4699-4703.
44. Li, X.; Lei, H.; Guo, X.; Zhao, X.; Ding, S.; Gao, X.; Zhang, W.; Cao, R.*, Graphene-supported pyrene-modified cobalt corrole with axial triphenylphosphine for enhanced hydrogen evolution in pH 0-14 aqueous solutions. ChemSusChem 2017, 10, 4632-4641. (Special Issue)
43. Chen, F.; Wang, N.; Lei, H.; Guo, D.; Liu, H.; Zhang, Z.; Zhang, W.; Lai, W.*; Cao, R.*, Electrocatalytic water oxidation by a water-soluble copper(II) complex with a copper-bound carbonate group acting as a potential proton shuttle. Inorg. Chem. 2017, 56, 13368-13375.
42. Chen, M.; Qi, J.; Guo, D.; Lei, H.; Zhang, W.*; Cao, R.*, Facile synthesis of sponge-like Ni3N/NC for electrocatalytic water oxidation. Chem. Commun. 2017, 53, 9566-9569.
41. Qi, J.; Zhang, W.*; Cao, R.*, Aligned cobalt-based Co@CoOx nanostructures for efficient electrocatalytic water oxidation. Chem. Commun. 2017, 53, 9277-9280.
40. Wan, S.; Qi, J.; Zhang, W.*; Wang, W.; Zhang, S.; Liu, K.; Zheng, H.; Sun, J.; Wang, S.; Cao, R.*, Hierarchical Co(OH)F superstructure built by low-dimensional substructures for electrocatalytic water oxidation. Adv. Mater. 2017, 29, 1700286.
39. Guo, D.; Chen, F.; Zhang, W.*; Cao, R.*, Phase-transfer synthesis of α-Co(OH)2 and its conversion to CoO for electrocatalytic water oxidation. Sci. Bull. 2017, 62, 626-632.
38. Sun, H.; Han, Y.; Lei, H.; Chen, M.; Cao, R.*, Cobalt corroles with phosphonic acid pendants as catalysts for oxygen and hydrogen evolution from neutral aqueous solution. Chem. Commun. 2017, 53, 6195-6198.
37. Chen, M.; Qi, J.; Zhang, W.*; Cao, R.*, Electrosynthesis of NiPx nanospheres for electrocatalytic hydrogen evolution from a neutral aqueous solution. Chem. Commun. 2017, 53, 5507-5510.
36. Xu, L.; Lei, H.; Zhang, Z.; Yao, Z.; Li, J.; Yu, Z.; Cao, R.*, The effect of the trans axial ligand of cobalt corroles on water oxidation activity in neutral aqueous solutions. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2017, 19, 9755-9761.
35. Zhang, S.; Zhang, Z.; Cao, R.*, Two-and three-dimensional silver acetylide frameworks with high-nuclearity silver cluster building blocks assembled using a bifunctional (4-ethynylphenyl)diphenyl phosphine ligand. Inorg. Chim. Acta 2017, 461, 57-63.
34. Liu, C.; Lei, H.; Zhang, Z.; Chen, F.; Cao, R.*, Oxygen reduction catalyzed by a water-soluble binuclear copper (II) complex from a neutral aqueous solution. Chem. Commun. 2017, 53, 3189-3192.
33. Zhang, W.; Lai, W.; Cao, R.*, Energy-related small molecule activation reactions: oxygen reduction and hydrogen and oxygen evolution reactions catalyzed by porphyrin- and corrole-based systems. Chem. Rev. 2017, 117, 3717-3797.
32. Guo, D.; Qi, J.; Zhang, W.*Cao, R.*, Surface electrochemical modification of a nickel substrate to prepare a NiFe-based electrode for water oxidation. ChemSusChem 2017, 10, 394-400.
31. Zhang, W.; Wu, Y.; Qi, J.; Chen, M.; Cao, R.*, A thin NiFe hydroxide film formed by stepwise electrodeposition strategy with significantly improved catalytic water oxidation efficiency. Adv. Energy Mater. 2017, 7, 1602547.

30. Gao, Z.; Qi, J.; Chen, M.; Zhang, W.*Cao, R.*, An electrodeposited NiSe for electrocatalytic hydrogen and oxygen evolution reactions in alkaline solutionElectrochim. Acta 2017, 224, 412-418.