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Publications - Articles, Book Chapters



Single-Atom Materials as Electrochemical Sensors: Sensitivity, Selectivity, and Stability

W. Zheng
Analysis & Sensing, 2022, e202200070


(Book Chapter) Functionalized Covalent Organic Frameworks for Improved Energy Application

Y. Li, W. Zheng, L.Y.S. Lee
Chapter 5 in "Covalent Organic Frameworks: Chemistry, Properties, and Energy Applications for Sustainable Future”, CRC Press, 2022


(Book Chapter) Earth-Abundant Metal-Based Nanomaterials for Electrochemical Water Splitting

W. Zheng, Y. Li, L.Y.S. Lee
Chapter 1 in "Functional Nanomaterials: Synthesis, Properties and Applications”, Wiley-VCH, 2022


Observing Electrocatalytic Processes via In Situ Electrochemical Scanning Tunneling Microscopy: Latest Advances

W. Zheng,* L.Y.S. Lee*
Chemistry - An Asian Journal, 2022, e202200384
featured as front cover of Chemistry - An Asian Journal


Beyond Sonication: Advanced Exfoliation Methods for Scalable Production of 2D Materials

W. Zheng,* L.Y.S. Lee*
Matter, 2022, 5, 515-545


Bismuth and Metal-Doped Bismuth Nanoparticles Produced by Laser Ablation for Electrochemical Glucose Sensing

W. Zheng, Y. Li, L.Y.S. Lee*
Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 2022, 357, 131334



Improving the Performance Stability of Direct Seawater Electrolysis: From Catalyst Design to Electrode Engineering

W. Zheng, L.Y.S. Lee,* K. Y. Wong*
Nanoscale, 2021, 13, 15177–15187


Metal-Organic Frameworks for Electrocatalysis: Catalyst or Precatalyst?

W. Zheng, L.Y.S. Lee*
ACS Energy Letters, 2021, 6, 2838–2843
most read paper of the month in ACS Energy Letters
media covered by: 能源学人

Interface Engineering of 2D-C3N4/NiFe-LDH Heterostructure for Highly Efficient Photocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution

J. Yan, X. Zhang, W. Zheng, L.Y.S. Lee*
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2021, 21, 24723


Stabilizer-Free Bismuth Nanoparticle for Selective Polyol Electrooxidation

W. Zheng, Y. Li, C.-S. Tsang, P.-K. So, L.Y.S. Lee*
iScience, 2021, 24, 102342
part of special issue: Emerging pathways to electrochemical synthesis


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Few-Layer Tellurium: Cathodic Exfoliation and Doping for Collaborative Hydrogen Evolution

W. Zheng, Y. Li, M. Liu, L.Y.S. Lee*
Small, 2021, 17, 2007768
featured as front cover of Small
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Interface Engineered NiFe2O4-x/NiMoO4 Nanowire Arrays for Electrochemical Oxygen Evolution

J. Choi, D. Kim, W. Zheng, B. Yan, Y. Li, L.Y.S. Lee,* Y. Piao*
Applied Catalysis B: Enviromental, 2021, 286, 119857
highly cited paper (top 1% of Chemistry), Web of Science, 2021


TiO2 Film Supported by Vertically Aligned Gold Nanorod Superlattice Array for Enhanced Photocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution

L. Hu, Y. Li, X. Peng, W. Zheng, L.Y.S. Lee,* P.K. Chu,* K.-Y. Wong*
Chemical Engineering Journal, 2021, 417, 127900



Best Practices in Using Foam-Type Electrodes for Electrocatalytic Performance Benchmark

W. Zheng, M. Liu, L.Y.S. Lee*
ACS Energy Letters, 2020, 5, 3260
most read paper of the month in ACS Energy Letters
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Blue Order/Disorder Janus- Type TiO2 Nanoparticles for Enhanced Photocatalytic Hydrogen Generation

L. Hu, Y. Li, W. Zheng, Y.-K. Peng, S.C.E. Tsang,* L.Y.S. Lee,* K.-Y. Wong*
Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2020, 8, 22828


Laser-assisted Ultrafast Exfoliation of Black Phosphorus in Liquid with Tunable Thickness for Li-ion Batteries

W. Zheng,# J. Lee,# Z. Gao, Y. Li, S. Lin, S. P. Lau, L.Y.S. Lee*
Advanced Energy Materials, 2020, 10, 1903490
featured as front cover of Advanced Energy Materials
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Copper Phosphosulfides as a Highly Active and Stable Photocatalyst for Hydrogen Evolution Reaction

X. Zhang,# K.-A Min,# W. Zheng, J. Hwang, B. Han,* L.Y.S. Lee*
Applied Catalysis B: Enviromental, 2020, 273, 118927


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Electrochemical Instability of Metal-Organic Frameworks: In Situ Spectroelectrochemical Investigation of the Real Active Sites

W. Zheng, M. Liu, L.Y.S. Lee*
ACS Catalysis, 2020, 20, 81–92
highly cited paper (top 1% of Chemistry), Web of Science, 2021
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2019 and before

Highly Efficient Stepwise Electro- chemical Degradation of Antibiotics in Water by in situ Formed Cu(OH)2 Nanorods

W. Zheng, C.-S. Tsang, M. Liu, L.Y. So, L.-C. Leung, L.Y.S. Lee*
Applied Catalysis B: Enviromental, 2019, 256, 117824


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Surface Engineering of MoS2 via Laser-induced Exfoliation in Protic Solvents

Z. Gao, M. Liu, W. Zheng, X. Zhang, L.Y.S. Lee*
Small, 2019, 15, 1903791


Highly Enhanced Pseudocapacitive Performance of Vanadium-doped MXenes in Neutral Electrolytes

Z. Gao, W. Zheng, L.Y.S. Lee*
Small, 2019, 15, 1902649


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Insights into the Transition Metal Ion-mediated Electrooxidation of Glucose in Alkaline Electrolyte

W. Zheng, Y. Li, L.Y.S. Lee*
Electrochimica Acta, 2019, 308, 9–19


Two-Dimensional Metal-Organic Framework and Covalent-Organic Framework: Synthesis and their Energy-Related Applications

W. Zheng, C.-S. Tsang, L.Y.S. Lee,* K.-Y. Wong*
Materials Today Chemistry, 2019, 12, 34—60


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Use of Carbon Supports with Copper Ion as a Highly Sensitive Non-Enzymatic Glucose Sensor

W. Zheng, Y. Li, L. Hu, L.Y.S. Lee*
Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 2019, 282, 187–196


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Overall Water Splitting Electrocatalysts based on 2D CoNi Metal-Organic Frameworks and Its Derivative

M. Liu, W. Zheng, S. Ran, S.T. Boles, L.Y.S. Lee*
Advanced Materials Interfaces, 2018, 5, 1800849
featured as back cover of Advanced Materials Interfaces


Ni/Co-Based Nanosheet Arrays for Efficient Oxygen Evolution Reaction

Y. Li, L. Hu, W. Zheng, X. Peng, M. Liu, P. K. Chu,* L. Y. S. Lee*
Nano Energy, 2018, 52, 360—368


Cu2+-doped Carbon Nitride/MWCNT as an Electrochemical Glucose Sensor

W. Zheng, Y. Li, M. Liu, C.-S. Tsang, L.Y.S. Lee,* K.-Y. Wong*
Electroanalysis, 2018, 30, 1446—1454


CuII-mediated Ultra-efficient Electrooxidation of Glucose

W. Zheng, Y. Li, C.-S. Tsang, L. Hu, M. Liu, B. Huang, L.Y.S. Lee,* K.-Y. Wong*
ChemElectroChem, 2017, 4, 2788—2792


Electroreduction of Carbon Dioxide to Formic Acid and Methanol over a Palladium/Polyaniline Catalyst in Acidic Solution: A Study of the Palladium Size Effect

W. Zheng, H.W. Man, L. Ye,* S.C.E. Tsang*
Energy Technology, 2017, 5, 937—944


Quantitative Differences in Sulfur Poisoning Phenomena over Ruthenium and Palladium: An Attempt to Deconvolute Geometric and Electronic Poisoning Effects Using Model Catalysts

A. Kolpin, G. Jones, S. Jones, W. Zheng, J. Cookson, A. PE York, P. J Collier, S.C.E. Tsang*
ACS Catalysis, 2017, 7, 592—605


A Tunable Metal-polyaniline Interface for Efficient Carbon Dioxide Electro-Reduction to Formic Acid and Methanol in Aqueous Solution

W. Zheng, S. Nayak, W. Yuan, Z. Zeng, X. Hong, K.A. Vincent, S.C.E. Tsang*
Chemical Communications, 2016, 52, 13901—13904


Copper Nanoparticles/Polyaniline/Graphene Composite as a Highly Sensitive Electrochemical Glucose Sensor

W. Zheng, L. Hu, L.Y.S. Lee, K.-Y. Wong*
Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 2016, 781, 155—160


Probing the Size and Shape Effects of Cubic- and Spherical-Shaped Palladium Nanoparticles in the Electrooxidation of Formic Acid

W. Zheng, J. Qu, X. Hong, K. Tedsree, S.C.E. Tsang*
ChemCatChem, 2015, 7, 3826—3831


Dual Doping Effects (Site Blockage and Electronic Promotion) Imposed by Adatoms on Pd Nanocrystals for Catalytic Hydrogen Production

S. Jones, S.M. Fairclough, M. Gordon-Brown, W. Zheng, A. Kolpin, B. Pang, W.C.H. Kuo, J.M. Smith, S.C.E. Tsang*
Chemical Communications, 2015, 51, 46—49


Enhanced Photocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution from Water by Niobate Single Molecular Sheets and Ensembles

K. Nakagawa, T. Jia, W. Zheng, S. M. Fairclough, M. Katoh, S. Sugiyama, S.C.E. Tsang*
Chemical Communications, 2014, 50, 13702—13705


Photo and Electronic Excitation for Low Temperature Catalysis Over Metal Nanoparticles Using an Organic Semiconductor

W. Zheng, S. Jones, X. Hong,* S.C.E. Tsang*
RSC Advances, 2014, 4, 47488—47496


Palladium on Iron Oxide Nanoparticles: the Morphological Effect of the Support in Glycerol Hydrogenolysis

J. Ge, Z. Zeng, F. Liao, W. Zheng, X. Hong,* S.C.E. Tsang*
Green Chemistry, 2013, 15, 2064—2069


Morphology-dependent Interactions of ZnO with Cu Nanoparticles at the Materials’ Interface in Selective Hydrogenation of CO2 to CH3OH

F. Liao, Y. Huang, J. Ge, W. Zheng, K. Tedsree, P. Collier, X. Hong,* S.C.E. Tsang*
Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2011, 50, 2162—2165



Temperature and Solvent- dependent Morphological Sol-Gel Transformation: an in-situ Microscopic Observation

Y. Huang, F. Liao, W. Zheng, X. Liu, X. Wu, X. Hong,* S.C.E. Tsang*
Langmuir, 2010, 26, 3106—3114

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