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Shan, X.; Pidathala, R.; Kim, S.; Xu, W.; Abeykoon, M. ; Kwon, G.; Olds, D.; Narayanan, B.; Teng, X.W. “Exemption of Lattice Collapse in Ni-MnO2 Birnessite Regulated by
the Structural Water Mobility”, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2021, 9, 23459-23466.
Charles, D. S.; Guo, F.; Shan, X.; Kim, S.; Lebens-Higgins, Z. W.; Xu, W.; Su, D.; Piper, L. F. J.; Teng, X., “Dual-stage K+ ion intercalation in V2O5-conductive polymer
composites”. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2021; 9, 15629-15636 (Back Cover)
Kim, S.; Shan, X.; Abeykoon, M.; Kwon, G.; Olds, D.; Teng, X., “High-Capacity Aqueous Storage in Vanadate Cathodes Promoted by the Zn-Ion and Proton Intercalation
and Conversion–Intercalation of Vanadyl Ions.” ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2021, 13, 25993-26000 (Supplementary Cover)
Shan, X.; Kim, S.; Abeykoon, A. M. M.; Kwon, G.; Olds, D.; Teng, X., “Potentiodynamics of the Zinc and Proton Storage in Disordered Sodium Vanadate for Aqueous Zn-
Ion Batteries”. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces 2020, 12, 54627-54636. (Front Cover)
Shan, X., Guo, F., Page, K., Neuefeind, J., Ravel, B., Milinda, A.M., Kwon, G., Olds, D., Su, D., Teng, X.W. “Framework Doping of Ni Enhances Pseudocapacitive Na-Ion
Storage of (Ni)MnO2 Layered Birnessite”. Chemistry of Materials, 2019, 31, 21, 8774 (Supplementary Cover)
Yang, G. X.; Farsi, L.; Mei, Y., Xu, X., Li, A., Deskins, N. A.; Teng, X. W., “Conversion of Ethanol via C–C Splitting on Noble Metal Surfaces in Room-Temperature Liquid-
Phase”. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2019, 141, 9444-9447
Shan, X., Guo, F., Charles, D., Lebens-Higgins, Z.,  Razekb, S.A., Wu, J., Xu, W.,  Yang, W.L.,  Page, K., Neuefeind, J.,  Mikhail Feygensone, M., Piper, L.F.J., Teng, X.W. 
“Structural Water and Disordered Structure Promote Aqueous Sodium-Ion Energy Storage in Sodium-Birnessite”. Nature Communications, 2019, 10, 4975 (Editor’s Pick)
Shan, X., Charles, D.S., Xu, W., Feygenson, M., Su, D., Teng, X.W. Bi-phase Cobalt-Manganese Oxide with High Capacity and Rate Performance for Aqueous Sodium-ion
Electrochemical Energy Storage. Advanced Functional Materials, 2017, 1703266
Yang, G, Namin, L.M., Deskins, N.A., Teng, X.W. Influence of OH adsorbates on the potentiodynamics of the CO2 generation during the electro-oxidation of ethanol,
Journal of Catalysis, 2017, 353, 335-348
Shan, X., Guo, F., Xu, W., Teng, X.W., High purity Mn5O8 nanoparticles with a high overpotential to gas evolution reactions for high voltage aqueous sodium-ion
electrochemical storage.  Frontiers in Energy, 2017, 11, 383-400
Charles, D.S., Feygenson, M., Page, K., Neuefeind,J., Teng, X.W. Structural Water Engaged Disordered Vanadium Oxide Nanosheets for High Capacity Aqueous K-ion
Storage. Nature Communications 2017, 7, 15520
Shan, X., Charles, D.S., Lei, Y., Qiao, R., Wang, G., Yang, W., Feygenson, M., Su, D., Xu, W., Teng, X.W. Bivalence Mn5O8 with hydroxylated interphase for high-voltage
aqueous sodium-ion storage. Nature Communications 2016, 7, 13370
Yang, G.X., Frenkel, A.I., Su, D., Teng, X.W.  Enhanced Electro-Kinetics of C‒C Bond-Splitting during Ethanol Oxidation Reaction using Pt/Rh/Sn Catalyst with a Partially
Oxidized Pt and Rh Core and a SnO2 Shell. ChemCatChem 2016, 8, 2876-2880 (Inside Cover)
Zhang, Z.; Zhong, C.; Liu, L.; Teng, X. W.; Wu, Y. T.; Hu, W. B., Electrochemically prepared cuprous oxide film for photo-catalytic oxygen evolution from water oxidation
under visible light. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells 2015, 132, 275-281.
Feygenson, M.; Bauer, J. C.; Gai, Z.; Marques, C.; Aronson, M. C.; Teng, X. W.; Su, D.; Stanic, V.; Urban, V. S.; Beyer, K. A.; Dai, S., Exchange bias effect in Au-Fe3O4
dumbbell nanoparticles induced by the charge transfer from gold. Physical Review B 2015, 92 (5), 13.
Du, W. X.; Yang, G. X.; Wong, E.; Deskins, N. A.; Frenkel, A. I.; Su, D.; Teng, X. W., Platinum-Tin Oxide Core-Shell Catalysts for Efficient Electro-Oxidation of Ethanol.
Journal of the American Chemical Society 2014, 136, 10862-10865.
Courtois, J.; Du, W. X.; Wong, E.; Teng, X. W.; Deskins, N. A., Screening iridium-based bimetallic alloys as catalysts for direct ethanol fuel cells. Applied Catalysis A-General
2014, 483, 85-96.
Yeager, M. P.; Du, W. X.; Wang, Q.; Deskins, N. A.; Sullivan, M.; Bishop, B.; Su, D.; Xu, W. Q.; Senanayake, S. D.; Si, R.; Hanson, J.; Teng, X. W., Pseudocapacitive
Hausmannite Nanoparticles with (101) Facets: Synthesis, Characterization, and Charge-Transfer Mechanism. Chemsuschem 2013, 6, 1983-1992.
Yeager, M. P.; Du, W. X.; Bishop, B.; Sullivan, M.; Xu, W. Q.; Su, D.; Senanayake, S. D.; Hanson, J.; Teng, X. W., Storage of Potassium Ions in Layered Vanadium Pentoxide
Nanofiber Electrodes for Aqueous Pseudocapacitors. Chemsuschem 2013, 6, 2231-2235.
Yeager, M. P.; Su, D.; Marinkovic, N. S.; Teng, X. W., Pseudocapacitive NiO Fine Nanoparticles for Supercapacitor Reactions. Journal of the Electrochemical Society 2012, 159,
Yeager, M.; Du, W. X.; Si, R.; Su, D.; Marinkovic, N.; Teng, X. W., Highly Efficient K0.15MnO2 Birnessite Nanosheets for Stable Pseudocapacitive Cathodes. Journal of Physical
Chemistry C 2012, 116, 20173-20181.
Du, W. X.; Mackenzie, K. E.; Milano, D. F.; Deskins, N. A.; Su, D.; Teng, X. W., Palladium-Tin Alloyed Catalysts for the Ethanol Oxidation Reaction in an Alkaline Medium.
ACS Catalysis 2012, 2, 287-297.
Du, W. X.; Deskins, N. A.; Su, D.; Teng, X. W., Iridium-Ruthenium Alloyed Nanoparticles for the Ethanol Oxidation Fuel Cell Reactions. ACS Catalysis 2012, 2, 1226-1231.
Feygenson, M.; Teng, X.; Inderhees, S. E.; Yiu, Y.; Du, W.; Han, W.; Wen, J.; Xu, Z.; Podlesnyak, A. A.; Niedziela, J. L.; Hagen, M.; Qiu, Y.; Brown, C. M.; Zhang, L.; Aronson,
M. C., Low-energy magnetic excitations in Co/CoO core/shell nanoparticles. Physical Review B 2011, 83, 10.
Du, W. X.; Wang, Q.; Saxner, D.; Deskins, N. A.; Su, D.; Krzanowski, J. E.; Frenkel, A. I.; Teng, X. W., Highly Active Iridium/Iridium-Tin/Tin Oxide Heterogeneous
Nanoparticles as Alternative Electrocatalysts for the Ethanol Oxidation Reaction. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2011, 133, 15172-15183.
Du, W. X.; Wang, Q.; LaScala, C. A.; Zhang, L. H.; Su, D.; Frenkel, A. I.; Mathur, V. K.; Teng, X. W., Ternary PtSnRh-SnO2 nanoclusters: synthesis and electroactivity for
ethanol oxidation fuel cell reaction. Journal of Materials Chemistry 2011, 21, 8887-8892.
Du, W. X.; Su, D.; Wang, Q.; Frenkel, A. I.; Teng, X. W., Promotional Effects of Bismuth on the Formation of Platinum-Bismuth Nanowires Network and the Electrocatalytic
Activity toward Ethanol Oxidation. Crystal Growth & Design 2011, 11, 594-599.
Teng, X. W.; Feygenson, M.; Wang, Q.; He, J. Q.; Du, W. X.; Frenkel, A. I.; Han, W. Q.; Aronson, M., Electronic and Magnetic Properties of Ultrathin Au/Pt Nanowires. Nano
Letters 2009, 9 (9), 3177-3184.
Menard, L. D.; Wang, Q.; Kang, J. H.; Sealey, A. J.; Girolami, G. S.; Teng, X. W.; Frenkel, A. I.; Nuzzo, R. G., Structural characterization of bimetallic nanomaterials with
overlapping x-ray absorption edges. Physical Review B 2009, 80 (6), 11.
30) Han, W. Q.; Wen, W.; Hanson, J. C.; Teng, X. W.; Marinkovic, N.; Rodriguez, J. A., One-Dimensional Ceria as Catalyst for the Low-Temperature Water-Gas Shift Reaction.
Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2009, 113 (52), 21949-21955.
31) Teng, X. W.; Wang, Q.; Liu, P.; Han, W.; Frenkel, A.; Wen, W.; Marinkovic, N.; Hanson, J. C.; Rodriguez, J. A., Formation of Pd/Au nanostructures from Pd nanowires via
galvanic replacement reaction. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2008, 130 (3), 1093-1101.
32) Teng, X. W.; Han, W. Q.; Wang, Q.; Li, L.; Frenkel, A. I.; Yang, J. C., Hybrid Pt/Au nanowires: Synthesis and electronic structure. Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2008, 112
(38), 14696-14701.
33) Teng, X. W.; Han, W. Q.; Ku, W.; Hucker, M., Synthesis of ultrathin palladium and platinum nanowires and a study of their magnetic properties. Angewandte Chemie-
International Edition 2008, 47 (11), 2055-2058.
34) Teng, X. W.; Yang, H., Iron oxide shell as the oxidation-resistant layer in SmCo5@Fe2O3 core-shell magnetic nanoparticles. Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 2007, 7
(1), 356-361.
35) Teng, X. W.; Maksimuk, S.; Frommer, S.; Yang, H., Three-dimensional PtRu nanostructures. Chemistry of Materials 2007, 19 (1), 36-41.
36) Jeong, U.; Teng, X. W.; Wang, Y.; Yang, H.; Xia, Y. N., Superparamagnetic colloids: Controlled synthesis and niche applications. Advanced Materials 2007, 19 (1), 33-60.
37) (Cover) Elder, A.; Yang, H.; Gwiazda, R.; Teng, X.; Thurston, S.; He, H.; Oberdorster, G., Testing nanomaterials of unknown toxicity: An example based on platinum
nanoparticles of different shapes. Advanced Materials 2007, 19 (20), 3124.
38) Teng, X. W.; Liang, X. Y.; Maksimuk, S.; Yang, H., Synthesis of porous platinum nanoparticles. Small 2006, 2 (2), 249-253.
39) Maksimuk, S.; Teng, X. W.; Yang, H., Planar tripods of platinum: formation and self-assembly. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 2006, 8 (40), 4660-4663.
40) Guo, L.; Krauss, T. D.; Poitras, C. B.; Lipson, M.; Teng, X. W.; Yang, H., Energy transfer between colloidal semiconductor nanocrystals in an optical microcavity. Applied
Physics Letters 2006, 89 (6), 3.
41) Teng, X. W.; Yang, H., Synthesis of platinum multipods: An induced anisotropic growth. Nano Letters 2005, 5 (5), 885-891.
42) Teng, X. W.; Yang, H., Synthesis of magnetic nanocomposites and alloys from platinum-iron oxide core-shell nanoparticles. Nanotechnology 2005, 16 (7), S554-S561.
43) Teng, X. W.; Liang, X. Y.; Rahman, S.; Yang, H., Porous nanoparticle membranes: Synthesis and application as fuel-cell catalysts. Advanced Materials 2005, 17 (18), 2237-2241.
44) Teng, X. W.; Yang, H., Effects of surfactants and synthetic conditions on the sizes and self-assembly of monodisperse iron oxide nanoparticles. Journal of Materials Chemistry
2004, 14 (4), 774-779.
45) Guo, Q. J.; Teng, X. W.; Yang, H., Fabrication of magnetic FePt patterns from Langmuir-Blodgett films of platinum-iron oxide core-shell nanoparticles. Advanced Materials
2004, 16 (15), 1337.
46) Guo, Q. J.; Teng, X. W.; Yang, H., Overpressure contact printing. Nano Letters 2004, 4 (9), 1657-1662.
47) Wang, Y.; Wong, J. F.; Teng, X. W.; Lin, X. Z.; Yang, H., "Pulling" nanoparticles into water: Phase transfer of oleic acid stabilized monodisperse nanoparticles into aqueous
solutions of alpha-cyclodextrin. Nano Letters 2003, 3 (11), 1555-1559.
48) Wang, Y.; Teng, X. W.; Wang, J. S.; Yang, H., Solvent-free atom transfer radical polymerization in the synthesis of Fe2O3 @ polystyrene core-shell nanoparticles. Nano Letters
2003, 3 (6), 789-793.
49) Teng, X. W.; Yang, H., Synthesis of face-centered tetragonal FePt nanoparticles and granular films from Pt@Fe2O3 core-shell nanoparticles. Journal of the American Chemical
Society 2003, 125 (47), 14559-14563.
50) Teng, X. W.; Black, D.; Watkins, N. J.; Gao, Y. L.; Yang, H., Platinum-maghemite core-shell nanoparticles using a sequential synthesis. Nano Letters 2003, 3 (2), 261-264.
51) Lin, X. Z.; Teng, X. W.; Yang, H., Direct synthesis of narrowly dispersed silver nanoparticles using a single-source precursor. Langmuir 2003, 19 (24), 10081-10085.
52) Guo, Q. J.; Teng, X. W.; Rahman, S.; Yang, H., Patterned Langmuir-Blodgett films of monodisperse nanoparticles of iron oxide using soft lithography. Journal of the American
Chemical Society 2003, 125, 630-631.
53) Wen, Z.Y., Teng, X.W., Chen, F., A novel perfusion system for animal cell cultures by two step sequential sedimentation. Journal of Biotechnology 2000, 79, 1-6.