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2017

1.      Ying-Jie Zhu, Xiaoxuan Guo and Tsun-Kong Sham. Calcium silicate-based drug delivery systems. Expert Opinion On Drug Delivery 2017, 14, 215-228. DOI: 10.1080/17425247.2016.1214566

2.      T. I. Sutherland, C. J. Sparks, J. M. Joseph, Z. Wang, G. Whitaker, T. K. Sham and J. C. Wren. Effect of ferrous ion concentration on the kinetics of radiation-induced iron-oxide nanoparticle formation and growth. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2017, 19, 695-708. DOI: 10.1039/C6CP05456K

3.      Yi Liu, Sun Kim, John A. Mcleod, Jun Li, Xiaoxuan Guo, Tsun-Kong Sham, Lijia Liu. The effect of crystal structure of TiO2 nanotubes on the formation of calcium phosphate coatings during biomimetic deposition. Appl. Surf. Sci. 2017, 396, 1212-1219. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apsusc.2016.11.114

4.      Olga Lobacheva, You Yiu, Ning Chen, Tsun-Kong Sham, Lyudmila Goncharova. Changes in local surface structure and Sr depletion in Fe-inplanted SrTiO3 (001). Appl. Surf. Sci. 2017, 393, 74-81 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apsusc.2016.09.131

5.      Hossein Yadegari, Mohammad Norouzi Banis, Andrew Lushington, Qian Sun, Ruying Li, Tsun-Kong Sham, and Xueliang Sun. A bifunctional solid state catalyst with enhanced cycling stability for Na and Li-O2 cells: revealing the role of solid state catalysts. Energy Environ. Sci. 2017, 10, 286-295. DOI: 10.1039/C6EE03132C

6.      Q. Xiao, A. Maclennan, Y. Hu, M. Hackett, P. Leinweber and T.K. Sham. Medium-energy microprobe station at the SXRMB of the CLS. J. Synchrotron Radiat. 2017, 24, 333-337. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1107/S1600577516017604

7.      Xiaoxuan Guo, Jin Wu, Yun Yiu, Yongfeng Hu, Ying-Jie Zhu, Tsun-Kong Sham. Effects of polymer intercalation in calcium silicate hydrates on drug loading capacities and drug release kinetics: an X-ray absorption near edge structure study. Can. J. Chem. 2017, Accepted. DOI: 10.1139/cjc-2016-0660

8.      Biwei Xiao, Biqiong Wang, Jian Liu, Karthikeyan Kaliyappan, Qian Sun, Yulong Liu, Gayatri Dadheech, Michael P. Balogh, Li Yang, Tsun-Kong Sham, Ruying Li, Mei Cai, Xueliang Sun. Highly stable Li1.2Mn0.54Co0.13Ni0.13O2 enabled by novel atomic layer deposited AlPO4 coating. Nano Energy 2017, 34, 120-130. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nanoen.2017.02.015

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2016

1.         Sunil Sahi, Zhiqiang Wang, Junming Luo, Michael Groza, Jiang Li, Junying Zhang, Wei Chen, Yubai Pan, Arnold Burger, Tsun-Kong Sham. Investigation of luminescence mechanism in La0.2Y1.8O3 scintillator. J. Lumin. 2016, 173, 99-104. DOI: 10.1016/j.jlumin.2016.01.005

2.      Matthew J. Turnbull, Saghar Khoshmashrab, Zhiqiang Wang, Robert Harbottle, Tsun-Kong Sham, Zhifeng Ding. Controlling Cu2ZnSnS4 photocatalytic ability   through alterations in sulfur availability. Catal. Today 2016, 260, 119-125. DOI: 10.1016/j.cattod.2015.05.028

3.      Dongniu Wang, Huixin Wang, Jinli Yang, Jigang Zhou, Yongfeng Hu, Qunfeng Xiao, Haitao Fang, Tsun-Kong Sham. Dynamic study of sub-micro sized LiFePO4 cathodes by in-situ tender X-ray absorption near edge structure. J. Power Sources 2016, 302, 223-232. DOI: 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2015.10.041

4.      Xinmei Yang, Min Liu, Yantao Gao, Dongsheng Zhang, Shanglei Feng, Huajian Liu, Guojun Yu, Guozhong Wu, Mouhua Wang, XIngtai Zhou, Huihao Xia, Ping Huai, Tsun-Kong Sham, Jianqiang Wang, Jinghua Guo. Effect of oxygen on the corrosion of SiC in LiF-NaF-KF molten salt. Corros. Sci. 2016, 103, 165-172. DOI: 10.1016/j.corsci.2015.11.014

5.      Jun Li, Changhai Liu, Yifan Ye, Junfa Zhu, Sui-Dong Wang, Jinghua Guo, Tsun-Kong Sham. Tracking the local effect of fluorine self-doping in anodic TiO2 Nanotubes. J. Phys. Chem. C 2016, 120, 4623-4628. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.5b11445

6.      Duo Zhang, Hui Zhang, Xiaohong Zhang, Tsun-Kong Sham, Yongfeng Hu, and Xuhui Sun. The origin of luminescence from di[4-(4-diphenylaminophenyl)phenyl]sulfone (DAPSF), a blue light emitter: an X-ray excited optical luminescence (XEOL) and X-ray absorption near edge structure (XANES) study. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2016, 18, 6406-6410. DOI: 10.1039/C5CP05764G

7.      Jun Li, Changhai Liu, Xia Li, Zhiqiang Wang, Yucheng Shao, Suidong Wang, Xueliang Sun, Way-Faung Pong, Jinghua Guo, and Tsun-Kong Sham. Unraveling the origin of visible light capture by core-shell TiO2 nanotubes. Chem. Mater. 2016, 28, 4467-4475. DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.6b01673

8.      Xia Li, Andrew Lushington, Qian Sun, Wei Xiao, Jian Liu, Biqiong Wang, Yifan Ye, Kaiqi Nie, Yongfeng Hu, Qunfeng Xiao, Ruying Li, Jinghua Guo, Tsun-Kong Sham, and Xueliang Sun. Safe and durable high-temperature lithium-sulfur batteries via molecular layer deposited coating. Nano Lett. 2016, 16, 3545-3549. DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.6b00577

9.      Junming Luo, Sunil Sahi, Michael Groza, Zhiqiang Wang, Lun Ma, Wei Chen, Arnold Burger, Rasool Kenarangui, Tsun-Kong Sham, Farida A. Selim. Luminescence and scintillation properties of BaF2-Ce transparent ceramic. Opt. Mater. 2016, 58, 353-356. DOI: 10.1016/j.optmat.2016.05.059

10.  Mehrnaz Salarian, Raziye Samimi, William Z. Xu, Zhiqiang Wang, Tsun-Kong Sham, Edmund M. K. Lui, and Paul A. Charpentier. Microfluidic synthesis and angiogenic activity of ginsenoside Rg1-loaded PPF microspheres. ACS Biomater. Sci. Eng 2016, 2, 1872-1882. DOI: 10.1021/acsbiomaterials.6b00222

11.  Biqiong Wang, Jian Liu, Qian Sun, Biwei Xiao, Ruying Li, Tsun-Kong Sham, Xueliang Sun. Titanium dioxide/lithium phosphate nanocomposite derived from atomic layer deposition as a high-performance anode for lithium ion batteries. Adv. Mater. Interfaces 2016, 3, 1600369. DOI: 10.1002/admi.201600369 

12.  Jian Liu, Biqiong Wang, Qian Sun, Ruying Li, Tsun-Kong Sham, Xueliang Sun. Atomic layer deposition of hierarchical CNTs@FePO4 architecture as a 3D electrode for lithium-ion and sodium-ion batteries. Adv. Mater. Interfaces 2016, 3, 1600468. DOI: 10.1002/admi.201600468  

13.  Jun Li, Zhiqiang Wang, Jian Wang, Tsun-Kong Sham. Unfolding the anatase-to-rutile phase transition in TiO2 nanotube using X-ray spectroscopy and spectromicroscopy. J. Phys. Chem. C 2016, 120, 22079-22087. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b07613.

14.  Zhaohui Dong, Fengping Xiao, Ankang Zhao, Lijia Liu, Tsun-Kong Sham, Yang Song. Pressure induced structural transformations of anatase TiO2 nanotubes probed by Raman spectroscopy and synchrotron X-ray diffraction. RSC Adv. 2016, 6, 76142-76150 DOI: 10.1039/C6RA15614B

15.  Jun Li, Aditya Balaji, Tsun-Kong Sham. Tracking the morphology and phase transformations of anodic iron oxide nanotubes using X-ray spectroscopy. J. Electron Spectrosc. Relat. Phenom. Accepted. DOI: 10.1016/j.elspec.2016.11.009

16.  Niancai Cheng, Samantha Stambula, Da Wang, Mohammad Norouzi Banis, Jian Liu, Adam Riese, Biwei Xiao, Ruying Li, Tsun-Kong Sham, Limin Liu, Gianluigi A. Bottom, and Xueliang Sun. Platinum single-atom and cluster catalysis of the hydrogen evolution reaction. Nat. Commun. 2016, 7, 13638. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms13638

17.  Matthew J. Turnbull, Daniel Vaccarello, Yun Mui Yiu, Tsun-Kong Sham and Zhifeng Ding. Identifying barriers to charge-carriers in the bulk and surface regions of Cu2ZnSnS4 nanocrystal films by X-ray absorption fine structures (XAFSs). J. Chem. Phys. 2016, 145, 204702. DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4967863 

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2015

1.      Xuhui Sun, Tsun-Kong Sham Group IV Nanowires X-Ray Absorption Spectroscopy of Semiconductors Springer Series in Optical Sciences Volume 190, 2015, pp 223-246 Link

2.      Amy Tapley, Lijia Liu, Xiaoyu Cui, Lucia Zuin, David A. Love, Jigang Zhou, Tsun-Kong Sham, and Zhifeng Ding Assessing the Band Structure of CuInS2 Nanocrystals and Their Bonding with the Capping Ligand J. Phys. Chem. C, Article ASAP DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.5b05940

3.      Yongfeng Hu, Aimee Maclennana, T.K. Sham, Electronic structure and optical luminescence studies of Ru based OLED compounds J. Lumin. 166 (2015) 143每147 DOI: 10.1016/j.jlumin.2015.05.011

4.      Dongniu Wang, Jigang Zhou, Yongfeng Hu, Jinli Yang, Na Han, Yanguang Li, and Tsun-Kong Sham In Situ X-ray Absorption Near-Edge Structure Study of Advanced NiFe(OH)x Electrocatalyst on Carbon Paper for Water Oxidation J. Phys. Chem. C, 2015, 119 (34), pp 19573每19583 DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.5b02685

5.      Jun Li , Zhiqiang Wang , Ankang Zhao , Jian Wang , Yang Song , and Tsun-Kong Sham Nanoscale Clarification of the Electronic Structure and Optical Properties of TiO2 Nanowire with an Impurity Phase upon Sodium Intercalation J. Phys. Chem. C 2015, 119 (31), pp 17848每17856 DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.5b04276

6.      Xiaoxuan Guo, Zhiqiang Wang, Jin Wu, Yun-Mui Yiu, Yongfeng Hu, Ying-Jie Zhu, and Tsun-Kong Sham Tracking Drug Loading Capacities of Calcium Silicate Hydrate Carrier: A Comparative X-ray Absorption Near Edge Structures Study J. Phys. Chem. B 2015, 119 (31), pp 10052每10059, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.5b04115

7.      W Chen, L Ma, R Schaeffer, R Hoffmeyer, T Sham, G Belev, S Kasap and R Sammynaiken X-ray excited optical luminescence of CaF2: A candidate for UV water treatment J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 2015, 619 012047 DOI: 10.1088/1742-6596/619/1/012047

8.      T.K. Sham Soft X-ray excited optical luminescence from functional organic materials J. Electron Spectrosc. Relat. Phenom. 2015,  In Press DOI: 10.1016/j.elspec.2015.04.004

9.      Dejian Hou, Xiaoxuan Guo, Chunmeng Liu, Tsun-Kong Sham, Hongbin Liang, Jing Gao, Xuhui Sun, Bingbing Zhang, Fei Zhan, Yan Huan, Ye Tao Hydrothermal synthesis, X-ray absorption and luminescence properties of Tb3+ doped LaPO4 J. Lumin. 2015, 165, 23-29 DOI: 10.1016/j.jlumin.2015.04.013

10.  Guanqi Zhao, Jun Zhong, Jian Wang, Tsun-Kong Sham, Xuhui Sun and Shuit-Tong Lee Revealing the synergetic effects in Ni nanoparticle-carbon nanotube hybrids by scanning transmission X-ray microscopy and their application in the hydrolysis of ammonia borane Nanoscale 2015, 7, 9715-9722 DOI: 10.1039/C5NR01168J

11.  Jian Liu, Biwei Xiao, Mohammad N. Banis, Ruying Li, Tsun-Kong Sham, Xueliang Sun Atomic layer deposition of amorphous iron phosphates on carbon nanotubes as cathode materials for lithium-ion batteries Electrochim. Acta 2015, 162, 20, 275-281 DOI: 10.1016/j.electacta.2014.12.158

12.  Daniel Vaccarello, Lijia Liu, Jigang Zhou, Tsun-Kong Sham, and Zhifeng Ding Photoelectrochemical and Physical Insight into Cu2ZnSnS4 Nanocrystals Using Synchrotron Radiation J. Phys. Chem. C 2015, 119 (21), pp 11922每11928 DOI: 0.1021/acs.jpcc.5b01049

13.  Xiaoxuan Guo, Zhiqiang Wang, Jin Wu, Yongfeng Hu, Jian Wang, Ying-Jie Zhu and Tsun-Kong Sham  Tracking the Transformations of Mesoporous Microspheres of Calcium Silicate Hydrate in Nanoscale upon Ibuprofen Release: An XANES and STXM Study  CrystEngComm., 2015, 17, 4117-4124 DOI: 10.1039/C5CE00500K

14.  Jun Li, Lijia Liu, and Tsun-Kong Sham 2D XANES每XEOL Spectroscopy Studies of Morphology-Dependent Phase Transformation and Corresponding Luminescence from Hierarchical TiO2 Nanostructures Chem. Mater., 27 (8), pp 3021每3029 DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.5b00363

15.  Biwei Xiao, Jian Liu, Qian Sun, Biqiong Wang, Mohammad Norouzi Banis, Dong Zhao2 Zhiqiang Wang, Ruying Li, Xiaoyu Cui, Tsun-Kong Sham and Xueliang Sun Unravelling the Role of Electrochemically Active FePO4 Coating by Atomic Layer Deposition for Increased High-Voltage Stability of LiNi0.5Mn1.5O4 Cathode Material Adv. Sci., 2015, 2, 1500022 DOI: 10.1002/advs.201500022

16.  Xiaoxuan Guo,  Zhiqiang Wang, Jin Wu, Jian Wang, Ying-Jie Zhu and Tsun-Kong Sham  Imaging of drug loading distributions in individual microspheres of calcium silicate hydrate 每 an X-ray spectromicroscopy study Nanoscale 2015, 7, 6767-6773 DOI: 10.1039/C4NR07471H

17.  Jun Li, Tsun-Kong Sham, Yifan Ye, Junfa Zhu, and Jinghua Guo Structural and Optical Interplay of Palladium-Modified TiO2 Nanoheterostructure J. Phys. Chem. C2015119 (4), pp 2222每2230 DOI: 10.1021/jp511080q

18.  Niancai Cheng, Mohammad Norouzi Banis, Jian Liu, Adam Riese, Shichun Mu, Ruying Li, Tsun-Kong Sham and Xueliang Sun Atomic scale enhancement of metal每support interactions between Pt and ZrC for highly stable electrocatalysts Energy Environ. Sci., 2015, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C4EE04086D

19.  Jian Wang, Zhiqiang Wang, Hyunjin Cho, Myung Jong Kim, T. K. Sham and Xuhui Sun Layer speciation and electronic structure investigation of freestanding hexagonal boron nitride nanosheets Nanoscale, 2015, Advance Article DOI: 10.1039/C4NR04445B

20.  Dongniu Wang, Lijia Liu,  Xueliang Sun  and  Tsun-Kong Sham Observation of lithiation-induced structural variations in TiO2 nanotube arrays by X-ray absorption fine structure J. Mater. Chem. A, 2015,3, 412-419 DOI: 10.1039/C4TA04873C

21.  Dong Zhao, Masoud Kasrai, Tsun-Kong Sham, Zhimin Bai, Fuyan Zhao, Shuo Li Preparation of platy Co/Al hydrotalcites using aluminum hydroxide and investigation of their tribological properties in base oil Can. J. Chem, 2015, 93(2): 151-159 DOI: 10.1139/cjc-2014-0231

22.  Lijia Liu, Jun Li, Tsun-Kong Sham Near-band-gap luminescence from TiO2 nanograss每nanotube hierarchical membranes Can. J. Chem. 93: 1每7 (2015) DOI: 10.1139/cjc-2014-0254

23.  Qunfeng Xiao, Xiaoyu Cui, Yinbo Shi, Yongfeng Hu, Tsun-Kong Sham, Hong Piao, James McMahond Can. J. Chem. 93: 1每5 (2015) DOI: 10.1139/cjc-2014-0267

24.  T.K. Sham, R.A. Gordon RIXS at the cerium L3-edge of Ce(III) and Ce(IV) systems: some observations Can. J. Chem. 93: 1每9 (2015) DOI: 10.1139/cjc-2014-0261

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2014

1.      Xia Li, Jian Liu,  Biqiong Wang, Mohammad N. Banis, Biwei Xiao, Ruying Li, Tsun-Kong Sham and Xueliang Sun   Nanoscale stabilization of Li每sulfur batteries by atomic layer deposited Al2O3 RSC Adv., 2014,4, 27126-27129 DOI: 10.1039/C4RA04015E

2.      Biqiong Wang, Jian Liu, Qian Sun, Ruying Li, Tsun-Kong Sham and Xueliang Sun Atomic layer deposition of lithium phosphates as solid-state electrolytes for all-solid-state microbatteries Nanotechnology 25 (2014) 504007 DOI: 10.1088/0957-4484/25/50/504007

3.      Xia Li, Xifei Li, Mohammad N. Banis, Biqiong Wang, Andrew Lushington, Xiaoyu Cui, Ruying Li, Tsun-Kong Sham and Xueliang Sun Tailoring interactions of carbon and sulfur in Li每S battery cathodes: significant effects of carbon每heteroatom bonds  J. Mater. Chem. A, 2014,2, 12866-12872 DOI: 10.1039/C4TA02007C

4.      Hossein Yadegari, Yongliang Li, Mohammad Norouzi Banis, Xifei Li, Biqiong Wang, Qian Sun, Ruying Li, Tsun-Kong Sham, Xiaoyu Cui and Xueliang Sun On rechargeability and reaction kinetics of sodium每air batteries   Energy Environ. Sci., 2014,7, 3747-3757 DOI: 10.1039/C4EE01654H

5.      Jian Liu, Mohammad N. Banis, Qian Sun, Andrew Lushington, Ruying Li, Tsun-Kong Sham and Xueliang Sun Lithium-Ion Batteries: Rational Design of Atomic-Layer-Deposited LiFePO4 as a High-Performance Cathode for Lithium-Ion Batteries Adv. Mater., 2014, 26: 6472每6477. (Inside Front Cover) DOI: 10.1002/adma.201470252 (Full Text) DOI: 10.1002/adma.201401805

6.      Mehrnaz Salarian, William Z. Xu, Zhiqiang Wang, Tsun-Kong Sham, and Paul A. Charpentier Hydroxyapatite每TiO2-based Nanocomposites Synthesized in Supercritical CO2 for Bone Tissue Engineering: Physical and Mechanical Properties ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces20146 (19), 16918每16931 DOI: 10.1021/am5044888

7.      M. W. Murphy, Y. M. Yiu, M. J. Ward, L. Liu, Y. Hu, J. A. Zapien, Yingkai Liu and T. K. Sham Electronic structure and optical properties of CdSxSe1−x solid solution nanostructures from X-ray absorption near edge structure, X-ray excited optical luminescence, and density functional theory investigations J. Appl. Phys. 116, 193709 (2014) DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4902390

8.      D. Zhao; T-K. Sham; M. Kasrai; Z. Bai; F. Zhao Tribological properties of Mg/Al每CO3 layered double hydroxide as additive in base oil Tribology Volume 8, Issue 4 (December 2014), 222-234 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1179/1751584X14Y.0000000081

9.      Yi Chen, Xiaoxuan Guo, Wai Hei Tse, Tsun-Kong Sham and Jin Zhang  Magnetic anisotropy induced in NiCo granular nanostructures by ZnO nanorods deposited on a polymer substrate  RSC Adv., 2014,4, 47987-47991 DOI: 10.1039/C4RA07210C

10.  Lobacheva, M. Chavarha, Y. M. Yiu, T. K. Sham and L. V. Goncharova The local structure and ferromagnetism in Fe-implanted SrTiO3 single crystals J. Appl. Phys. 116, 013901 (2014) DOI:10.1063/1.4886875

11.  Ying-Jie Zhu & Tsun-Kong Sham The potential of calcium silicate hydrate as a carrier of ibuprofen Expert Opinion on Drug Delivery Editorial (2014) 11(9) DOI: 10.1517/17425247.2014.923399

12.  Shashi B. Singh, Yu-Fu Wang, Yu-Cheng Shao, Hsuan-Yu Lai, Shang-Hsien Hsieh, Mukta V. Limaye, Chen-Hao Chuang, Hung-Chung Hsueh,  Hsaiotsu Wang,  Jau-Wern Chiou,  Hung-Ming Tsai, Chih-Wen Pao, Chia-Hao Chen, Hong-Ji Lin, Jyh-Fu Lee, Chun-Te Wu, Jih-Jen Wu, Way-Faung Pong, Takuji Ohigashi, Nobuhiro Kosugi, Jian Wang, Jigang Zhou, Tom Regier and Tsun-Kong Sham   Observation of the origin of d0 magnetism in ZnO nanostructures using X-ray-based microscopic and spectroscopic techniques Nanoscale, 2014,6, 9166-9176 DOI: 10.1039/C4NR01961J

13.  Zhiqiang Wang, Jian Wang, Tsun-Kong Sham and Shaoguang Yang  Origin of luminescence from ZnO/CdS core/shell nanowire arrays Nanoscale 2014 DOI: 10.1039/C4NR02231A

14.  Tsun-Kong Sham Photon-In/Photon-Out Spectroscopic Techniques for Materials Analysis: Some Recent Developments Advance Materials 2014 DOI: 10.1002/adma.201304349

15.  Zhiqiang Wang, Xiaoxuan Guo and Tsun-Kong Sham 2D XANES-XEOL mapping: observation of enhanced band gap emission from ZnO nanowire arrays Nanoscale 2014,6, 6531-6536 DOI: 10.1039/c4nr01049c

16.  Y. M. Yiu, M. W. Murphy, L. Liu, Y. Hu and T. K. Sham Experimental and theoretical XANES of CdSxSe1−x nanostructures AIP Conf. Proc1590, 26 (2014) DOI: 10.1063/1.4870191

17.  Lobacheva, L. V. Goncharova, M. Chavarha and T. K. Sham XANES study of Fe-implanted strontium titanate, AIP Conf. Proc1590, 82 (2014) DOI: 10.1063/1.4870200

18.  Jiajun Wang, Jinli Yang, Yongji Tang, Jian Liu, Yong Zhang, Guoxian Liang, Michel Gauthier, Yu-chen Karen Chen-Wiegart, Mohammad Norouzi Banis, Xifei Li, Ruying, Li, Jun Wang, T.K. Sham and Xueliang Sun Size-dependent surface phase change of lithium iron phosphate during carbon coating Nature Commun. 5 2014 3415 DOI: 10.1038/ncomms4415

19.  Fuyan Zhao, Masoud Kasrai, Tsun-Kong Sham, Zhimin Bai, Dong Zhao Characterization of tribofilms derived from zinc dialkyl dithiophosphate and serpentine by X-ray absorption spectroscopy, Tribology International 73 (2014) 167-176 DOI: 10.1016/j.triboint.2014.01.015

20.  Dongniu Wang, Jinli Yang, Jian Liu, Xifei Li, Ruying Li, Mei Cai, Tsun-Kong Sham and Xueliang Sun, Atomic layer deposited coatings to significantly stabilize anodes for Li ion batteries: effects of coating thickness and the size of anode particles, J. Mater. Chem. A 2014, 2, 2306-2312 DOI:10.1039/C3TA13677A

21.  Shanglei Feng, Li Li, Xinmei Yang, Xingtai Zhou, Shuo Bai, Tsun-Kong Sham, Effect of Defects Induced by 12C+ Ion Irradiation on the Fluorination of Pyrolytic Carbon Coating in Flinak Salt, Adv. Engineering Mater. 2014 DOI: 10.1002/adem.201300479

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2013

1.      Jian Liu, Mohammad N. Banis, Xifei Li, Andrew Lushington, Mei Cai, Ruying Li, Tsun-Kong Sham, and Xueliang Sun, Atomic Layer Deposition of Lithium Tantalate Solid-State Electrolytes J. Phys. Chem. C, 2013, 117 (39), pp 20260每20267 DOI: 10.1021/jp4063302

2.      Masashi Ishii, Iain F. Crowe, Matthew P. Halsall, Bruce Hamilton, Yongfeng Hu, Tsun-Kong Sham, Susumu Harako, Xin-Wei Zhao and Shuji Komuro Atomic-scale distortion of optically activated Sm dopants identified with site-selective X-ray absorption spectroscopy J. Appl. Phys. 114, 133505 (2013) DOI: 10.1063/1.4824375

3.      Nastaran Kazemi-Zanjani, Erwan Kergrene, Lijia Liu, Tsun-Kong Sham and François Lagugn谷-Labarthet, Tip-Enhanced Raman Imaging and Nano Spectroscopy of Etched Silicon Nanowires, Sensors 2013, 13, 12744-12759 DOI: 10.3390/s131012744

4.      Matthew James Ward, Wei-Qiang Han, and Tsun-Kong Sham Nitridation Temperature Effects on Electronic and Chemical Properties of (Ga1每xZnx)(N1每xOx) Solid Solution Nanocrystals J. Phys. Chem. C, Article ASAP DOI: 10.1021/jp406990n

5.      Dongniu Wang, Jinli Yang, Xifei Li, Dongsheng Geng, Ruying Li, Mei Cai, Tsun-Kong Sham and Xueliang Sun Layer by layer assembly of sandwiched graphene/SnO2 nanorod/carbon nanostructures with ultrahigh lithium ion storage properties Energy Environ. Sci., 2013,6, 2900-2906 DOI: 10.1039/C3EE40829A

6.      Katherine R. Ball, Francesca Sampieri, Manuel Chirino, Don L. Hamilton, Robert I.R. Blyth, Tsun-Kong Sham, Patricia M. Dowling and Julie Thompson Synchrotron x-ray fluorescence microscopy of gallium in bladder following gallium maltolate administration during urinary tract infection Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. Advance Article DOI: 10.1128/AAC.00616-13

7.      Xiaoxuan Guo,  Jin Wu,  Yun-Mui Yiu,  Yongfeng Hu,  Ying-Jie Zhu and  Tsun-Kong Sham Drug每nanocarrier interaction〞tracking the local structure of calcium silicate upon ibuprofen loading with X-ray absorption near edge structure (XANES)  Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2013, 15, 15033-15040 DOI: 10.1039/C3CP50699A

8.      Jinli Yang, Jiajun Wang, Yongji Tang, Dongniu Wang, Biwei Xiao, Xifei Li, Ruying Li, Guoxian Liang, Tsun-Kong Sham and Xueliang Sun In situ self-catalyzed formation of core每shell LiFePO4@CNT nanowires for high rate performance lithium-ion batteries J. Mater. Chem. A, 2013,1, 7306-7311 DOI: 10.1039/C3TA11262D

9.      Mohammad Norouzi Banis, Shuhui Sun, Xiangbo Meng, Yong Zhang, Zhiqiang Wang, Ruying Li, Mei Cai, Tsun-Kong Sham, and Xueliang Sun TiSi2Ox Coated N-Doped Carbon Nanotubes as Pt Catalyst Support for the Oxygen Reduction Reaction in PEMFCs J. Phys. Chem. C, 2013, 117 (30), pp 15457每15467 DOI: 10.1021/jp3118874

10.  Chang-Hai Liu, Xiao-Qi Chen, Yong-Feng Hu, Tsun-Kong Sham, Qi-Jun Sun, Jian-Bing Chang, Xu Gao, Xu-Hui Sun, and Sui-Dong Wang One-Pot Environmentally Friendly Approach toward Highly Catalytically Active Bimetal-Nanoparticle-Graphene Hybrids ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2013, 5, 11, 5072-5079 DOI: 10.1021/am4008853

11.  Shuhui Sun, Gaixia Zhang, Nicolas Gauquelin, Ning Chen, Jigang Zhou, Songlan Yang, Weifeng Chen, Xiangbo Meng, Dongsheng Geng, Mohammad N. Banis, Ruying Li, Siyu Ye, Shanna Knights, Gianluigi A. Botton, Tsun-Kong Sham & Xueliang Sun Single-atom Catalysis Using Pt/Graphene Achieved through Atomic Layer Deposition Scientific Reports 3 1775 DOI: 10.1038/srep01775

12.  Jun Zhong, Jian Wang, Ji-Gang Zhou, Bao-Hua Mao, Chang-Hai Liu, Hui-Biao Liu, Yu-Liang Li, Tsun-Kong Sham, Xu-Hui Sun, and Sui-Dong Wang Electronic Structure of Graphdiyne Probed by X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy and Scanning Transmission X-ray Microscopy J. Phys. Chem. C, 2013, 117 (11), pp 5931每5936 DOI: 10.1021/jp310013z

13.  D M Chevrier, A Chatt, T K Sham and P Zhang  A Comparative XAFS Study of Gold-thiolate Nanoparticles and Nanoclusters 15th International Conference on X-ray Absorption Fine Structure (XAFS15) Journal of Physics: Conference Series 430 (2013) 012029 DOI: 10.1088/1742-6596/430/1/012029

14.  Matthew J Ward, Paul A Rupar, Michael W Murphy, Yun-Mui Yiu, Kim M Baines and Tsun-Kong Sham XAFS and XEOL of tetramesityldigermene 每 An electronic structure study of a heavy group 14 ethylene analogue 15th International Conference on X-ray Absorption Fine Structure (XAFS15) Journal of Physics: Conference Series 430 (2013) 012046 DOI: 10.1088/1742-6596/430/1/012046

15.  T K Sham, M J Ward, M W Murphy, L J Liu and W Q Han  Pt L3,2-edge whiteline anomaly and its implications for the chemical behaviour of Pt 5d5/2 and 5d3/2 electronic states 每 a study of Pt-Au nanowires and nanoparticles 15th International Conference on X-ray Absorption Fine Structure (XAFS15) Journal of Physics: Conference Series 430 (2013) 012018 DOI:10.1088/1742-6596/430/1/012018

16.  Zhiqiang Wang, Chunlei Li, Lijia Liu and Tsun-Kong Sham Electronic Structures and Optical Properties of 汐-Al2O3Nanowires 15th International Conference on X-ray Absorption Fine Structure (XAFS15) Journal of Physics: Conference Series 430 (2013) 012065 DOI: 10.1088/1742-6596/430/1/012065

17.  Y M Yiu, Songlan Yang, Dongniu Wang, Xueliang Sun and T K Sham Ab-initio Calculation of the XANES of Lithium Phosphates and LiFePO4 15th International Conference on X-ray Absorption Fine Structure (XAFS15) Journal of Physics: Conference Series 430 (2013) 012014 DOI: 10.1088/1742-6596/430/1/012014

18.  X X Guo, T K Sham, Y J Zhu and Y F Hu  Interaction of Nanostructured Calcium Silicate Hydrate with Ibuprofen Drug Molecules: X-ray Absorption Near Edge Structure (XANES) Study at the Ca, Si and O K-edge Phys. 15th International Conference on X-ray Absorption Fine Structure (XAFS15) Journal of Physics: Conference Series 430 (2013) 012064 DOI: 10.1088/1742-6596/430/1/012064

19.  Jigang Zhou, Hao Liu, Fengping Wang, Todd Simpson, Tsun-Kong Sham, Xueliang Sun, Zhifeng Ding An electrochemical approach to fabricating honeycomb

assemblies from multiwall carbon nanotubes Carbon 59 130-139 2013, DOI: 10.1016/j.carbon.2013.03.001

20.  Lijia Liu ,  Tsun-Kong Sham and Weiqiang Han Investigation on the electronic structure of BN nanosheets synthesized via carbon-substitution reaction: the arrangement of B, N, C and O atoms Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2013, 15, 6929-6934 DOI:10.1039/C3CP50498K

21.  M J Ward, T Z Regier, J MVogt, R A Gordon, W-Q Han and T K Sham Time-resolved X-ray excited optical luminescence using an optical streak camera 11th International Conference on Synchrotron Radiation Instrumentation (SRI 2012) Journal of Physics: Conference Series 425 (2013) 092006 DOI: 10.1088/1742-6596/425/9/092006

22.  M J Ward, J G Smith, T Z Regier, T K Sham 2D XAFS XEOL Spectroscopy 每 Some recent developments 11th International Conference on Synchrotron Radiation Instrumentation (SRI 2012) Journal of Physics: Conference Series 425 (2013) 13200 DOI: 10.1088/1742-6596/425/13/132009

23.  Fuyan Zhao, Masoud Kasrai,  Tsun-Kong Sham, Zhimin Bai Characterization of Tribofilms Generated from Serpentine and Commercial Oil Using X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy Tribology Letters, 1-11 DOI: 10.1007/s11249-013-0123-0

24.  Jeremy Smith, Arash Akbari-Sharbaf, Matthew J. Ward, Michael W. Murphy, Giovanni Fanchini, and Tsun Kong Sham Luminescence properties of defects in nanocrystalline ZnO J. Appl. Phys. 113, 093104 (2013) DOI: 10.1063/1.4794001

25.  Jinli Yang ,  Jiajun Wang ,  Yongji Tang ,  Dongniu Wang ,  Xifei Li ,  Yuhai Hu ,  Ruying Li ,  Guoxian Liang ,  Tsun-Kong Sham and Xueliang Sun LiFePO4每graphene as a superior cathode material for rechargeable lithium batteries: impact of stacked graphene and unfolded grapheme Energy Environ. Sci., 2013, 6 1521-1528 DOI: 10.1039/C3EE24163G

26.  F. Heigl, A. J邦rgensen, X.-T. Zhou, Y.-F. Hu, L. Zuin, and T. K. Sham X-ray excited optical luminescence from TbCl3 at the giant resonance of terbium J. Chem. Phys. 138, 061104 (2013) DOI: 10.1063/1.4792043

27.  Zhiqiang Wang, Chunlei Li, Lijia Liu, and Tsun-Kong Sham Probing defect emissions in bulk, micro- and nano-sized 汐-Al2O3 via X-ray excited optical luminescence J. Chem. Phys. 138, 084706 (2013) DOI: 10.1063/1.4793473

28.  Dongniu Wang ,  Xifei Li ,  Jinli Yang ,  Jiajun Wang ,  Dongsheng Geng ,  Ruying Li ,  Mei Cai ,  Tsun-Kong Sham and Xueliang Sun Hierarchical nanostructured core每shell Sn@C nanoparticles embedded in graphene nanosheets: spectroscopic view and their application in lithium ion batteries Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2013,15, 3535-3542 DOI: 10.1039/C3CP44172E

29.  Jian Liu ,  Yongji Tang ,  Biwei Xiao ,  Tsun-Kong Sham ,  Ruying Li and Xueliang Sun Atomic layer deposited aluminium phosphate thin films on N-doped CNTs RSC Adv., 2013,3, 4492-4495 DOI: 10.1039/C3RA23320K

30.  Longyan Chen,  Fereidoon S. Razavi,  Abdul Mumin,  Xiaoxuan Guo,  Tsun-Kong Sham and Jin Zhang Multifunctional nanoparticles for rapid bacterial capture, detection, and decontamination  RSC Adv., 2013, 3, 23902397 DOI: 10.1039/C2RA22286H

31.  Yun Mui Yiu, Gurinder Kaur, Qunfeng Xiao, Tsun Kong Sham Ab-initio calculation of the As and Se L3,2-edge XANES of As2Se3 and Zn-doped As2Se3 and comparison to the experiments Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 364 (2013) 1319 DOI: 10.1016/j.jnoncrysol.2012.12.038,

32.  Penelope L. King, Tsun-Kong Sham, Robert A. Gordon, and M. Darby Dyar Microbeam X-ray analysis of Ce3+/Ce4+ in Ti-rich minerals: A case study with titanite (sphene) with implications for multivalent trace element substitution in minerals American Mineralogist 2013, 98, 1, 110每119 DOI: 10.2138/​am.2013.3959

33.  JiajunWang, Jinli Yang, Yongji Tang, Ruying Li, Guoxian Liang, Tsun-Kong Sham and Xueliang Sun Surface aging at olivine LiFePO4: a direct visual observation of iron dissolution and the protection role of nano-carbon coating J. Mater. Chem. A 2013, 1, 1579-1586 DOI: 10.1039/C2TA00521B

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2012

1.      Dongniu Wang, Xifei Li, Jiajun Wang, Jinli Yang, Dongsheng Geng, Ruying Li, Mei Cai, Tsun-Kong Sham, and Xueliang Sun Defect-Rich Crystalline SnO2 Immobilized on Graphene Nanosheets with Enhanced Cycle Performance for Li Ion Batteries J Phys Chem C 2012, 116, 22149-22156 DOI: 10.1021/jp306041y

2.      Wei-Qiang Han, Lijia Liu, T. K. Sham and Zhenxian Liu Structure and luminescence properties of 10-BN sheets Nanoscale, 2012, 4, 6951-6954 DOI: 10.1039/C2NR31757E

3.      Yongliang Li ,  Jiajun Wang ,  Xifei Li ,  Dongsheng Geng ,  Mohammad N. Banis ,  Yongji Tang ,  Dongniu Wang ,  Ruying Li ,  Tsun-Kong Sham and Xueliang Sun Discharge product morphology and increased charge performance of lithium每oxygen batteries with graphene nanosheet electrodes: the effect of sulphur doping J. Mater. Chem., 2012, 22, 20170每20174 DOI:10.1039/C2JM34718K

4.      Chiou, J. W.; Ray, Sekhar C.; Peng, S. I.; Chuang, C. H.; Wang, B. Y.; Tsai, H. M.; Pao, C. W.; Lin, H.-J.; Shao, Y. C.; Wang, Y. F.; Chen, S. C.; Pong, W. F.; Yeh, Y. C.; Chen, C. W.; Chen, L.-C.; Chen, K.-H.; Tsai, M.-H.; Kumar, A.; Ganguly, A.; Papakonstantinou, P.; Yamane, H.; Kosugi, N.; Regier, T.; Liu, L.; Sham, T. K. Nitrogen-Functionalized Graphene Nanoflakes (GNFs:N): Tunable Photoluminescence and Electronic Structures J Phys Chem C 116, 30, 16251-16258 DOI: 10.1021/jp303465u

5.      Lijia Liu, Tsun-Kong Sham The Effect of Thermal Oxidation on the Luminescence Properties of Nanostructured Silicon Small 8, 15, 2371-2380 DOI: 10.1002/smll.201200175

6.      Armelao, L. Heigl, F. Kim, P.S.G. Rosenberg, R.A. Regier, T.Z. Sham, T.K. Visible Emission from GeO2 Nanowires: Site-Specific Insights via X-ray Excited Optical Luminescence J Phys Chem C 116, 26, 14163-14169 DOI: 10.1021/jp3040743

7.      Liu, L.J. Sham, T.K. Hayashi, H. Kanai, N. Takehara, Y. Kawamura, N. Mizumaki, M. Gordon, R.A. Resonant inelastic x-ray scattering of CeB6 at the Ce L-1- and L-3-edges J Chem Phys 136, 19 DOI: 10.1063/1.4716180

8.      Wang, Z.Q. Wang, J. Sham, T.K. Yang, S.G. Tracking the Interface of an Individual ZnS/ZnO Nano-Heterostructure J Phys Chem C 116, 18, 10375-10381 DOI: 10.1021/jp301289x

9.      Yang, S.L. Wang, D N .Liang, G X. Yiu, Y.M. Wang, J J. Liu, L J. Sun, X L. Sham, T.K. Soft X-ray XANES studies of various phases related to LiFePO4 based cathode materials Energy & Environmental Science 5, 5, 7007-7016 DOI: 10.1039/C2EE03445J 10.1039/C2EE03445J

10.  He, Z.T. Yang, X.M. Xia, H H. Regier, T.Z. Chevrier, D K. Zhou, X.T. Sham, T.K.  Role of defect electronic states in the ferromagnetism in graphite Phys Rev B 85, 14 DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.85.144406

11.  Lobacheva, O. Corcoran, P.L. Murphy, M.W. Ko, J.Y.P. Sham, T.K. Cathodoluminescence, X-ray excited optical luminescence, and X-ray absorption near-edge structure studies of ZnO nanostructures Can J Chem 90, 3, 298-305 DOI: 10.1139/V2012-006

12.  Yang, X.M. Feng, S.L. Zhou, X.T. Xu, H J. Sham, T.K.  Interaction between Nuclear Graphite and Molten Fluoride Salts: A Synchrotron Radiation Study of the Substitution of Graphitic Hydrogen by Fluoride Ion J Phys Chem A 116, 3, 985-989 DOI: 10.1021/jp208990y

13.  Wang, D.N. Yang, J.L. Li, X.F. Wang, J.J. Li, R Y. Cai, M. Sham, T K. Sun, X. L. Observation of Surface/Defect States of SnO2 Nanowires on Different Substrates from X-ray Excited Optical Luminescence Cryst Growth Des 12, 1, 397-402 DOI: 10.1021/cg2011919

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2011

1.      D. Geng, S. Yang, Y. Zhang, J. Yang, J. Liu, R. Li, T. K. Sham, X. Sun, S. Ye, S. Knights Nitrogen doping effects on the structure of grapheme. Appl. Surf. Sci. 257(21) 9193-9198 DOI: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2011.05.131

2.      J. Lv, J. Y. P. Ko, Y. Zhang, L. Liu, X. Zhang, X. Zhang, X. Sun, T. K. Sham Electronic structure and optical properties of 2,5,8,11-tetra-tert-butylperylene polyhedral crystals from X-ray absorption near-edge structure and X-ray excited optical luminescence studies. Appl. Phys. Lett. 98(24) 243106 DOI: 10.1063/1.3599607

3.      J. Wang, J.-G. Zhou, H.-T. Fang, T. K. Sham, C. Karunakaran, Y.-S. Lu, G. Cooper, A. P. Hitchcock Effect of humidity on individual SnO2 coated carbon nanotubes studies by in-situ STXM J. Electron. Spectrosc. Relat. Phenom. 184(3-6) 296-300 DOI: 10-1016/j.elspec.2010.12.014

4.      L. Liu, Y. M. Yiu, T. K. Sham Electronic structures of LaB6 and CeB6 single crystals: X-ray absorption near-edge structure studies at the B K-edge and the La and Ce giant resonance. J. Electron. Spectrosc. Relat. Phenom. 184(3-6) 188-191 DOI: 10.1016/j.elspec.2011.03.002

5.      J. Zhou, J. Wang, H. Fang, T. K. Sham, Structural variation and water adsorption of a SnO2 coated carbon nanotube: a nanoscale chemical imaging study J. Mater. Chem. 21(16) 5944-5949 DOI: 10.1039/c1jm00041a

6.      C. Yogi, K. Kojima, T. Hashishin, N. Wada, Y. Inada,E. Della Gaspera, M. Bersani, A. Martucci, L. Liu, T. K. Sham Size affect of Au nanoparticles on TiO2 crystalline phase of nanocomposite thin films and their photocatalytic properties J. Phys. Chem. C 115(14) 6554-6560 DOI: 10.1021/jp110581j

7.      Y. Chen, J. Wang, H. Liu, M. N. Banis, R. Li, X. Sun, T. K. Sham, S. Ye, S. Knights Nitrogen doping effects on carbon nanotubes and the origin of the enhanced electrocatalytic activity of supported Pt for proton-exchange membrane fuel cells J. Phys. Chem C 115(9) 3769-3776 DOI: 10.1021/jp108864y

8.      L. Liu, T. K. Sham, W. Han, C. Zhi, Y. Bando X-ray excited optical luminescence from hexagonal boron nitride nanotubes: electronic structures and the role of oxygen impurities ACS Nano 5(1) 631-639 DOI: 10.1021/nn102881j

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