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Brief Introduction
  • B.Sc., Xiamen University
  • Ph.D., Xiamen University & Univ. Essex (1992)
  • Professor, Xiamen University (1997-)
  • Academic Visitor, Physical & Theoretical Chemsitry Lab Oxford Univ., UK(1997-1998)


Research Interests
  • Electrochemical power sources, physical chemistry of new materials, surface physical chemistry.


Representative Publications
  1. Z.R. Zhang, H.S. Liu, Z.L. Gong and Y Yang*. A comparative study of electrochemical and surface properties of bare and TiO2-coated LiNi0.8Co0.2O2 electrodes, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 151(4), A. 599-603 (2004).
  2. H.S. Liu, Z.L. Gong, Z.R. Zhang and Y Yang*. On the origin of deterioration for LiNiO2 cathode material during storage in air, Electrochemical and Solid State Letters, in press.
  3. H.S. Liu, J. Li, Z.L. Gong, Z.R. Zhang, Y. Yang*, Structural, electrochemical and thermal properties of LiNi0.8-yCo0.2TiyO2 as cathode materials, Electrochimica Acta, 49, 1151-1159 (2004).
  4. H.S. Liu, J. Li, Z.R. Zhang, Z.L. Gong, Y. Yang, The effects sintering temperature and time on structure and electrochemical properties of LiNi0.8Co0.2 cathode materials, J. Solid State Electrochemistry., 7, 456-462 (2003).
  5. Z.F. Hou, Z.Z. Zhu*, M.C. Huang, Y. Yang*, Formation energy of lithium intercalations in AlSb, GaSb, and InSb, PhysChemComm, 6(12), 47-50 (2003).
  6. Z.R. Zhang, Y. Yang, H.S. Liu, Progress in Solid-State NMR Studies of Electrode Materials for Lithium Ion Batteries, Progress in Chemistry., 15(1) 18-24 (2003).
  7. J. Zhao, Q.Y. Gao, C. Gu, Y. Yang*, Preparation of multi-walled carbon nanotube array electrodes and its electrochemical intercalation behavior of Li ions, Chemical Physics Letters, 358, 77-82 (2002).
  8. J.M. Nan, Y. Yang*, Z.G. Lin, The effects of surface treatment on metal hydride electrodes using a weak acid solution containing Ni(II), J Alloys and Compounds, 316, 131-136 (2001).
  9. J.M. Nan, Y. Yang, Z.G. Lin, Raman spectroscopic study on the surface oxide layer of AB5-type metal hydride electrodes, Electrochimica Acta, 46, 1747 (2001).
  10. C.T. Williams, Y. Yang, C.D. Bain*, Total internal reflection Sum-Frequency Spectroscopy: A Strategy for studying molecular adsorption on Metal Surfaces, Langmuir, 16, 2343-2350 (2000).
  11. J.M. Nan, Y. Yang*, J.K. You, X.Q. Li, Z.G. Lin, In-situ and ex-situ characterization of surface oxide films on AB5-type metal-hydride electrodes, J. Alloys and Compounds, V.293-295, 747-750 (1999).
  12. C.T. Williams , Y. Yang, C.D. Bain, Prospects for detecting metal-adsorbate vibrations by Sum-Frequency Spectroscopy, Catalysis Letter, V.61, 7-13 (1999).
  13. Y. Yang, D. Shu, J.K. You, Z.G. Lin, Performance and characterization of Lithium-manganese-oxide cathode materials with large tunnel structure for Li batteries, J. Power Sources, V.81-82, 637-641 (1999).
  14. J.M. Nan, Y. Yang, J.K. You, Z.G. Lin, Influence of surface pretreatment and charge-discharge mode on cycle performance of metal hydride electrodes, J. Power Sources, V.79, 64-68 (1999).
  15. Y.Yang*, D.Shu, H.Yu, X.Xia, Z.G.Lin, Investigations of Lithium-manganese-oxides for Lithium-ions batteries, J. Power Sources, 65, 227-230 (1997).
  16. Y.Yang*, J.Li, J.M. Nan, Z.G.Lin, Performance and Charactreization of metal-hydride electrodes in Ni/MH batteries, J. Power Sources, 65, 15-21 (1997).
  17. Y.Yang*, X.G. Chen, Z.G. Lin, Distribution and laser-induced behavior of lead mono-oxide on lead electrodes in acid solution, Electrochimica Acta, 41, 321-327 (1996).
  18. Y.Yang*, Z.G.Lin, Effects of surface oxide species on elevctropolymerization of o-aminophenol on pretreated glassy carbon electrodes, Synthetic Metals, 78, 111-115(1996).
  19. X.G. Chen, Y. Yang*, Z.G. Lin, W.Chu, Y.X. Shi, B.M. Wei, Investigations of the pitting corrosion behavior of passive film on Rebar electrode containing artificial pit in simulated cement solutions, Applied Surface Science, 103, 189-197 (1996).
  20. Y. Yang*, X.G. Chen, Z.G. Lin, Local photocurrent behavior of lead oxide electrodes and an optical storage phenomenon, J.Electrochem.Soc., 137, L52-L54 (1995).
  21. Y. Yang, Z.G. Lin*, In-situ FTIR characterization of the electro-oxidation of glassy carbon electrodes, J. Applied Electrochem., 25, 259-266 (1995).
  22. Y. Yang, Z.G. Lin*, In-situ Infrared spectroscopic characterization of surface oxide species on glassy carbon electrodes, J. Electroanal. Chem., 364,23-30 (1994).
  23. Y. Yang*, X.G. Chen X.D. Zhuo and Z.G. Lin, In-situ photoelectro-chemical microscopic study of Pb/PbO/PbSO4 multi-interface system, J. Electroanal. Chem., 367, 255-258 (1994).
  24. Y. Yang and Z.G. Lin*, The photoelectrochemical behavior of polypyrrole films in non-aqueous solution, Synthetic Metals, 64, 43-48, (1994).