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Peer-review articles
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T. Xia, Z. Wang, F. Li*, Curr. Opin. Electrochem., 2021, 31, 100846.
**Invited contribution to the “Electrochemical Materials and Engineering 2022” theme.
Y. Liang†, J. Zhao†, H. Zhang†, A. Zhang, S. Wang, J. Li, M. Shakouri, Q. Xiao, Y. Hu, Z. Liu, Z. Geng*, F. Li*, J. Zeng*, Nano Lett., 2021, 21, 8924-8932. PDF link
**Featured on cover.
S. Zhang†, C. Chen†, K. Li, H. Yu, F. Li*, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2021, DOI: 10.1039/d1ta02751d. PDF link
T. N. Nguyen†, J. Guo†, A. Sachindran†, F. Li*, A. Seifitokaldani*, C. T. Dinh*, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2021, 9, 12474-12494. PDF link
J. E. Huang†, F. Li†*, A. Ozden†, A. S. Rasouli, F. G. de Arquer, S. Liu, S. Zhang, M. Luo, X. Wang, Y. Lum, Y. Xu, K. Bertens, R. K. Miao, C.-T. Dinh, D. Sinton*, E. H. Sargent*, Science, 2021, 372, 1074-1078. PDF link
Y. Xu†, F. Li†, A. Xu, J Edwards, S.-F. Hung, C. Gabardo, C. O'Brien, S. Liu, X. Wang, Y. Li, J. Wicks, R. K. Miao, Y. Liu, J. Li, J. E. Huang, J. Abed, Y. Wang, E. H. Sargent*, D. Sinton*, Nat. Commun., 2021, 12, 2932.
J. Li†, A. Ozden†, M. Wan†, Y. Hu, F. Li, Y. Wang, R. R. Zamani, D. Ren, Z. Wang, Y. Xu, D.-H. Nam, J. Wicks, B. Chen, X. Wang, M. Luo, M. Graetzel, F. Che*, E. H. Sargent*, D. Sinton*, Nat. Commun., 2021, 12, 2808.
D. Wang†, C. Liu†, Y. Zhang, Y. Wang, Z. Wang, D. Ding, Y. Cui, X. Zhu, C. Pan, Y. Lou, F. Li*, Y. Zhu*, Y. Zhang*, Small, 2021, DOI: 10.1002/smll.202100602. PDF link
**Hot Topic: Carbon Dioxide
S. Zhang†, X. Jing†, Y. Wang*, F. Li*, Towards carbon-neutral methanol production from carbon dioxide electroreduction, ChemNanoMat, 2021, 7, 728-736. PDF link
**Invited contribution to the special collection on “Carbon Dioxide Conversion”.
A. Ozden†, Y. Wang†, F. Li†, M. Luo, J. Sisler, A. Thevenon, A. Rosas-Hernández, T. Burdyny, Y. Lum, H. Yadegari, T. Agapie, J. C. Peters, E. H. Sargent*, D. Sinton*, Joule, 2021, 5, 706-719.
**Highlighted at Science In Depth: “Hunt for renewable plastics clears a hurdle”.
Y. Yang, F. Li*, Curr. Opin. Green Sustain. Chem., 2021, 27, 100419​​​​​​​.
**Invited contribution to Current Opinion in Green and Sustainable Chemistry special section "Young Ideas in Green and Sustainable Catalysis (2022)".
D.-H. Nam†, O. Shekhah†, G. Lee†, A. Mallick, H. Jiang, F. Li, B. Chen, J. Wicks, M. Eddaoudi*, E. H. Sargent*, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2020, 142, 51, 21513-21521.
G. Lee†, Y. Li†, J. Kim, T. Peng, D.-H. Nam, A. S. Rasouli, F. Li, M. Luo, A. Ip, Y.-C. Joo, E. H. Sargent*, Nat. Energy, 2020, 6, 46-53.
**Highlighted at Nature Energy News & Views: Breaking down hidden barriers.
**"Behind the paper" story at Nature Research Chemistry Community.
Y Li†, A. Xu†, Y. Lum†, X. Wang, S.-F. Hung, B. Chen, Z. Wang, Y. Xu, F. Li, J. Abed, J. E. Huang, A. S. Rasouli, J. Wicks, L. K. Sagar, T. Peng, A. H. Ip, D. Sinton, H. Jiang, C. Li*, E. H. Sargent*, Nat. Commun., 2020, 11, 6190.
A. S. Rasouli, X. Wang, J. Wicks, G. Lee, T. Peng, F. Li, C. McCallum, C.-T. Dinh, A. H. Ip, D. Sinton, E. H. Sargent*, ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng.2020, 8, 14668-14673.
A. Ozden, F. Li, F. P. G. de Arquer, A. Rosas-Hernández, A. Thevenon, Y. Wang, S.-F. Hung, X. Wang, B. Chen, J. Li, J. Wicks, M. Luo, Z. Wang, T. Agapie*, J. C. Peters*, E. H. Sargent*, D. Sinton*, ACS Energy Lett., 2020, 5, 2811-2818.
J. Li†, A. Xu†, F. Li, Z. Wang, C. Zou, C. M. Gabardo, Y. Wang, A. Ozden, Y. Xu, D. -H. Nam, Y. Lum, J. Wicks, B. Chen, Z. Wang, J. Chen, Y. Wen, T. Zhuang, M. Luo, X. Du, T. -K. Sham, B. Zhang, E. H. Sargent*, D. Sinton*, Nat. Commun., 2020, 11, 3685.
W. R. Leow†, Y. Lum†, A. Ozden, Y. Wang, D. -H. Nam, B. Chen, J. Wicks, T. Zhuang, F. Li, D. Sinton, E. H. Sargent*, Science, 2020, 368, 1228-1233.
**Perspective at Science: "Electrification of the chemical industry".
X. Wang†, Z. Wang†, F. P. G. Arquer, C. -T. Dinh, A. Ozden, Y. C. Li, D. -H. Nam, J. Li, Y. -S. Liu, J. Wicks, Z. Chen, M. Chi, B. Chen, Y. Wang, J. Tam, J. Howe, A. Proppe, P. Todorovic, F. Li, T. Zhuang, C. M. Gabardo, A. Krimani, C. McCallum, Y. Lum, M. Luo, Y. Min, A. Xu, C. O’Brien, B. Stephen, B. Sun, A. H. Ip, L. Richter, S. Kelley, D. Sinton, E. H. Sargent*, Nat. Energy, 2020, 5, 478-486.
**"Behind the paper" story at Nature Research Chemistry Community.
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**'Hot Paper' (Web of Science)
Y. Wang†, A. Xu†, Z. Wang†, L. Huang, J. Li, F. Li, J. Wicks, M. Luo, D. -H. Nam, C. -S. Tan, Y. Ding, J. Wu, Y. Lum, C. -T. Dinh, D. Sinton, G. Zheng, E. H. Sargent*, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2020, 142, 5702-5708.
**‘Highly Cited Paper’ (Web of Science)
D. -H. Nam, P. D. Luna, A. Rosas-Hernández, A. Thevenon, F. Li, T. Agapie, J. C. Peters, O. Shekhah, M. Eddaoudi, Edward H. Sargent*, Nat. Mater., 2020, 19, 266-276.
**‘Highly Cited Paper’ (Web of Science)
F. P. G. Arquer†, C. -T. Dinh†, A. Ozden†, J. Wicks†, C. McCallum, A. R. Kirmani, D. -H. Nam, C. M. Gabardo, A. Seifitokaldani, X. Wang, Y. C. Li, F. Li, J. Edwards, L. J. Richter, S. J. Thorpe, D. Sinton*, E. H. Sargent*, Science, 2020, 367, 661-666.
**‘Highly Cited Paper’ (Web of Science)
**'Hot Paper' (Web of Science)
X. Wang†, A. Xu†, F. Li, S.-F. Hung, D.-H. Nam, C. M. Gabardo, Z. Wang, Y. Xu, A. Ozden, A. S. Rasouli, A. H. Ip, D. Sinton, E. H. Sargent*, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2020, 142, 3525-3531.
Y. Lum†, J. E. Huang†, Z. Wang, M. Luo, D. -H. Nam, W. R. Leow, B. Chen, J. Wicks, Y. C. Li, Y. Wang, C. -T. Dinh, J. Li, T. Zhuang, F. Li, T. -K. Sham, D. Sinton, E. H. Sargent*, Nat. Catal., 2020, 3, 14-22.
**"Behind the paper" story at Nature Research Chemistry Community
**Highlighted at Nature Catalysis News & Views: Towards the sustainable synthesis of ethylene glycol
F. Li†, Y. C. Li†, Z. Wang†, J. Li, D-H Nam, Y. Lum, M. Luo, X. Wang, A. Ozden, S.-F. Hung, B. Chen, Y. Wang, J. Wicks, Y. Xu, Y. Li, C. M. Gabardo, C.-T. Dinh, Y. Wang, T.-T. Zhuang, D. Sinton, E. H. Sargent*, Nat. Catal., 2020, 3, 75-82.
**"Behind the paper" story at Nature Research Chemistry Community
**‘Highly Cited Paper’ (Web of Science)
Y. Wang†, Z. Wang†, C. -T. Dinh†, J. Li†, A. Ozden, M. G. Kibria, A. Seifitokaldani, C. -S. Tan, C. M. Gabardo, M. Luo, H. Zhou, F. Li, Y. Lum, C. McCallum, Y. Xu, M. Liu, A. Proppe, A. Johnston, P. Todorovic, T. -T. Zhuang, D. Sinton, S. O. Kelley, E. H. Sargent*, Nat. Catal., 2020, 3, 98-106.
**"Behind the paper" story at Nature Research Chemistry Community
**‘Highly Cited Paper’ (Web of Science)
Y. Zhang†, L. Li†, S. -X. Guo, X. Zhang, F. Li, A. Bond, J. Zhang*, ChemSusChem, 2020, 13, 59-77.
**Among top 10% most downloaded papers in the 12 months following online publication in ChemSusChem.
F. Li†, A. Thevenon†, A. Rosas‐Hernández†, Z. Wang†, Y. Li†, C. M. Gabardo, A. Ozden, C. -T. Dinh, J. Li, Y. Wang, J. P. Edwards, Y. Xu, C. McCallum, L. Tao, Z. -Q. Liang, M. Luo, X. Wang, H. Li, C. P. O’Brien, C. -S. Tan, D. -H. Nam, R. Quintero-Bermudez, T. -T. Zhuang, Y. C. Li, Z. Han, R. D. Britt, D. Sinton, J. C. Peters*, T. Agapie*, E. H. Sargent*, Nature, 2020, 577, 509-513.
**Prof. Sargent’s interview at the Naked Scientists: “Turning carbon dioxide into ethylene”
**Prof. Sargent’s interview at CTV: Your Morning: “U of T researchers have found a way to transform human waste into renewable energy”
**"Behind the paper" story at Nature Research Chemistry Community
**Preview article at Joule: C. Hahn & T. F. Jaramillo, Using Microenvironments to Control Reactivity in CO2 Electrocatalysis, Joule, 2020, 4, 292-294.
**‘Highly Cited Paper’ (Web of Science)
**'Hot Paper' (Web of Science)
M. Luo†, Y. C. Li†, Z. Wang†, J. Li, F. Li, Y. Lum, D. -H. Nam, B. Chen, J. Wicks, A. Xu, T. Zhuang, W. R. Leow, X. Wang, C. -T. Dinh, Y. Wang, Y. Wang, D. Sinton, E. H. Sargent*, Nat. Commun., 2019, 10, 5814.
X. Wang†, Z. Wang†, T. -T. Zhuang, C. -T. Dinh, J. Li, D. -H. Nam, F. Li, C. -W. Huang, C. -S. Tan, Z. Chen, M. Chi, C. M. Gabardo, A. Seifitokaldani, P. Todorović, A. Proppe, Y. Pang, A. R. Kirmani, Y. Wang, A. H. Ip, L. J. Richter, B. Scheffel, A. Xu, S. -C. Lo, S. Kelley, D. Sinton, E. H. Sargent*, Nat. Commun., 2019, 10, 5186.
J. Li†, Z. Wang†, C. McCallum†, Y. Xu, F. Li, Y. Wang, C. Gabardo, C. -T. Dinh, T. -T. Zhuang, L. Wang, J. Y. Howe, Y. Ren, E. H. Sargent*, D. Sinton*, Nat. Catal., 2019, 2, 1124-1131.
T. Zhuang†, D. -H. Nam†, Z. Wang†, H. -H. Li, C. Gabardo, Y. Li, Z. -Q. Liang, J. Li, X. -J. Liu, B. Chen, W. R. Leow, R. Wu, X. Wang, F. Li, Y. Lum, J. Wicks, C. O’Brien, T. Peng, A. Ip, T. -K. Sham, S. -H. Yu, D. Sinton, E. H. Sargent*, Nat. Commun., 2019, 10, 4807.
J. Li†, S. Guo†, F. Li, F. Li, X. Zhang, J. Ma*, D. R. Macfarlane, A. M. Bond, J. Zhang*, ChemSusChem, 2019, 12, 4471-4479.
Y. C. Li†, Z. Wang†, T. Yuan, D.-H. Nam, M. Luo, J. Wicks, B. Chen, J. Li, F. Li, F. P. G. Arquer, Y. Wang, C.-T. Dinh, O. Voznyy, D. Sinton, E. H. Sargent*, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2019, 141, 8584-8591.
**‘Highly Cited Paper’ (Web of Science)
Y. Pang†, J. Li†, C. -S. Tan, P. -L. Hsieh, T. -T. Zhuang, Z. Liang, C. Zou, X. Wang, P. D. Luna, J. P. Edwards, Y. Xu, F. Li, C. -T. Dinh, M. Zhong, L. -J. Chen, E. H. Sargent*, D. Sinton*, Nat. Catal., 2019, 2, 251-258.
**‘Highly Cited Paper’ (Web of Science)
X. Zhang, Y. Zhang, F. Li, C. Easton, A. Bond, J. Zhang*, Appl. Catal. B Environ., 2019, 249, 227.
T. -T Zhuang†, Y. Pang†, Z. -Q. Liang, Y. Li, C. -S. Tan, H. Yuan, J. Li, C. -T. Dinh, P. D. Luna, P. -L. Hsieh, T. Burdyny, H. -H. Li, M. Liu, Y. Wang, F. Li, A. Proppe, A. Johnston, Z. -Y. Wu, Y. -R. Zheng, E. Bladt, A. Ip, H. Tan, L. -J. Chen, S. Bals, J. Hofkens, S. -H. Yu, S. O. Kelley, D. Sinton*, E. H. Sargent*, Nat. Catal., 2018, 1, 946.
**Featured as cover
**Highlighted at Nature Catalysis News & Views: Geometry aids green carbon electrochemistry
**‘Highly Cited Paper’ (Web of Science)
J. Li†, F. Che†, Y. Pang†, C. Zou†, J. Howe, T. Burdyny, J. P. Edwards, Y. Wang, F. Li, P. D. Luna, C. -T Dinh, T. Zhuang, M. I. Saidaminov, S. Cheng, T. Wu, Z. Finfrock, L. Ma, Z. Xie, Y. Liu, G. Botton, X. Du, J. Guo, T. -K. Sham, E. H. Sargent*, D. Sinton*, Nat. Commun., 2018, 9, 4614.
**"Behind the paper" story at Nature Research Chemistry Community
Z. -Q. Liang†, T. -T. Zhuang†, A. Seifitokaldani†, J. Li, C. -W. Huang, C. -S. Tan, Y. Li, P. D. Luna, C. T. Dinh, Y. Hu, Q. Xiao, P. -L. Hsieh, Y. Wang, F. Li, R. Quintero-Bermudez, Y. Zhou, P. Chen, Y. Pang, S. -C. Lo, L. -J. Chen, H. Tan, Z. Xu, S. Zhao, D. Sinton, E. H. Sargent*, Nat. Commun., 2018, 9, 3828.
Y. Zhang, X. Zhang, Y. Ling, F. Li, A. Bond, J. Zhang*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2018, 57, 13283-13287
**Highlighted at Monash News
F. Li, J. Li, F. Li, L. Gao, X. Long, Y. Hu, C. Wang, S. Wei, J. Jin, J. Ma*, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2018, 6, 13412-13418.
F. Li, D. R. MacFarlane*, J. Zhang*, Nanoscale, 2018,10, 6235-6260.
**‘Highly Cited Paper’ (Web of Science)
**Featured in the themed collection “Nanoscale Most Popular Articles, 2018”, in which the papers were chosen based on citations, the number of full-text downloads, and the articles presence online through social media or on news outlets.
X. Zhang, F. Li, Y. Zhang, A. M. Bond, J. Zhang*, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2018, 6, 7851-7858.
Y. Zhang, F. Li, X. Zhang, T. Williams, C. Easton, A. M. Bond, J. Zhang*, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2018, 6, 4714-4720.
S. Guo, F. Li, D. R. MacFarlane, J. Zhang*, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2018, 10, 12690-12697.
F. Li, M. Xue, X. Zhang, L. Chen, G. P. Knowles, D. R. MacFarlane*, J. Zhang*, Adv. Energy Mater., 2018, 8, 1702794.
X. Zhang, Y. Zhang, F. Li, C. D. Easton, A. M. Bond, J. Zhang*, Nano Res., 2018, 11, 3678-3690.
F. Li, M. Xue, J. Li, X. Ma, L. Chen, X, Zhang, D. R. MacFarlane*, J. Zhang*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2017, 56, 14718-14722.
**Highlighted at Chemistry in Australia
**Highlighted at X-mol.com (Chinese)
L. Chen, F. Li, Y. Zhang, C. L. Bentley, M. Horne, A. M. Bond, J. Zhang*, ChemSusChem, 2017, 10, 4109-4118.
C. Bentley*, M. Kang, F. Maddar, F. Li, M. Walker, J. Zhang, P. Unwin*, Chem. Sci., 2017, 8, 6583-6593.
X. Ma, F. Li, Z. Xie, M. Xue, Z. Zheng, X. Zhang*, Soft Matter, 2017, 13, 3685-3689.
F. Li, M. Xue, G. P. Knowles, L. Chen, D. R. MacFarlane*, J. Zhang*, Electrochim. Acta, 2017, 245, 561-568.
L. Chen, F. Li, C. L. Bentley, M. Horne, A. M. Bond, J. Zhang*, ChemElectroChem, 2017, 4, 1402-1410.
F. Li, L. Chen, G. P. Knowles, D. R. MacFarlane*, J. Zhang*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2017, 56, 505-509.
**Highlighted at Chemistry in Australia
**‘Highly Cited Paper’ (Web of Science)
F. Li, L. Chen, M. Xue, T. Williams, Y. Zhang, D. R. MacFarlane*, J. Zhang*, Nano Energy, 2017, 31, 270-277.
M. Xue*, F. Li, D. Chen, Z. Yang, X. Wang, J. Ji, Adv. Mater., 2016, 28, 8265-8270.
D. Cooray, S. Sandanayake, F. Li, S. J. Langford, A. M. Bond, J. Zhang*, Electroanalysis, 2016, 28, 2728-2736.
L. Chen, S. Guo, F. Li, C. Bentley, M. Horne, A. M. Bond, J. Zhang*, ChemSusChem, 2016, 9, 1271-1278.
F. Li, S. Zhao, L. Chen, A. Khan, D. R. MacFarlane*, J. Zhang*, Energy Environ. Sci., 2016, 9, 216-223.
**Highlighted at Phys.org
**Highlighted at Chemistry in Australia
**Highlighted at Monash News
F. Li, J. Chen, X. Wang, M. Xue*, G. F. Chen, Adv. Funct. Mater., 2015, 25, 4601-4606.
**Featured as Inside Front Cover
X. Ma, M. Xue*, F. Li, J. Chen, D. Chen, X. Wang, F. Pan, G. F. Chen, Nanoscale, 2015, 7, 8715-8719.
H. Lei†, A. Han†, F. Li, M. Zhang, Y. Han, P. Du*, W. Lai*, R. Cao*, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2014, 16, 1883-1893.
J. He, X. Ma, Y. Zhu, F. Li, X. Tang, X. Zhang*, M. Zhang*, Electrochem. Commun., 2013, 30, 67-70.
M. Xue*, F. Li, Y. Wang, X. Cai, F. Pan, J. Chen*, Nanoscale, 2013, 5, 1803-1805.
M. Xue, T. Cao*, D. Wang, Y. Wu, H. Yang, X. Dong, J. He, F. Li, G. F. Chen*, Sci. Rep., 2012, 2, 389-392.
M. Xue, F. Li, J. Zhu, H. Song, M. Zhang, T. Cao*, Adv. Funct. Mater., 2012, 22, 1284-1290.
**‘Highly Cited Paper’ (Web of Science)
M. Xue†, F. Li†, T. Cao*, Nanoscale, 2012, 4, 1939-1947.
F. Li, M. Xue, X. Ma, T. Cao*, M. Zhang*, Anal. Chem., 2011, 83, 6426-6430.
Book chapter
F. Li, J. Zhang* in Encyclopedia of Ionic Liquids – Ionic Liquids in Green Chemistry, Springer, Singapore, 2019, DOI: 10.1007/978-981-10-6739-6_85-1.
F. Li, M. Xue* in Two-dimensional Materials – Synthesis, Characterization and Potential Applications, IntechOpen, 2016, DOI: 10.5772/63947.
Patents and patent applications
(3) J. E. Huang, F. Li, A. Ozden, D. Sinton, E. H. Sargent, CO2 Electroreduction to Multi-carbon Products in Strong Acid. Provisional application number: US 63/200,393. Filed date: 04/Mar/2021.​​​​​​​
(2) A. Ozden, Y. Wang, F. Li, D. Sinton, E. H. Sargent, Cascade CO2 Electroreduction System and Related Methods for Enhanced Production of Ethylene. Provisional application number: US 63/135,277. Filed date: 08/Jan/2021.
(1) T. Agapie, A. R. Hernandez, F. Li, J. C. Peters, E. H. Sargent, A. Thevenon, Stabilization of a CO-Bound Intermediate via Molecular Tuning Promotes CO2-to-Ethylene Conversion. Publication number: US 2021/0062349. Published date: 04/Mar/2021.
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