Research Associate Professor Academy for Advanced Interdisciplinary Sciences   Research Group

Dr. Jun Wang has worked in the field of energy storage devices for 10 years. His research interest focuses on high-voltage cathodes, sodium ion batteries, electrolytes and solid-state batteries. Till now, He has publicated more than 40 peer-reviewed journal papers, which have been cited more than 1200 times by google citation reports. He has filed 17 Chinese patents application, and 3 PCT patents application. Now, he is in charge of two joint projects between University and Companies.

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1. Active materials and electrolytes for lithium ion batteries;

2. Sodium ion batteries for energy storage systems;

3. Solid-state batteries;

4. Electrochemical ionic-transportion mechanisms.



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1 T. Risthaus, L. F. Chen, J. Wang*, J. K. Li, D. Zhou, L. Zhang, D. Ning, X. Cao, X. Zhang*, G. Schumacher, M. Winter, E. Paillard, J. Li* P3 Na0.9Ni0.5Mn0.5O2 cathode material for sodium ion batteries Chem. Mater. 2019, 31, 5376-5383

2 T. Risthaus, D. Zhou, X. Cao, X. He, B. Qiu, J. Wang*, L. Zhang, Z. Liu, E. Paillard, G. Schumacher, M. Winter and J. Li* A high-capacity P2 Na2/3Ni1/3Mn2/3O2 cathode material for sodium ion batteries with oxygen activity J. Power Sources 2018, 395, 16-24

3 T. Risthaus, J. Wang*, A. Friesen, R. Krafft, M. Kolek, J. Li* Synthesis of LiNi0.5Mn1.5O4 cathode materials with different additives: effects on structural, morphological and electrochemical properties J. Electrochem. Soc. 2016, 163, A2103-A2108

4 T. Risthaus, J. Wang*, A. Friesen, A. Wilken, D. Berghus, M. Winter, J. Li* Synthesis of spinel LiNi0.5Mn1.5O4 with secondary plate morphology as cathode material for lithium ion batteries J. Power Sources 2015, 293, 137-142

1st Author

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1 J. Wang, X. He, E. Paillard, N. Laszczynski, J. Li*, S. Passerini* Lithium- and manganese-rich oxide cathode materials for high-energy lithium ion batteries Adv. Energy Mater. 2016, 6, 1600906

2 J. Wang, X. He, D. Zhou, F. Schappacher, X. Zhang, H. Liu, M. C. Stan, X. Cao, R. Kloepsch, M. S. Sofy, G. Shumacher, J. Li* O3-type Na[Fe1/3Ni1/3Ti1/3]O2 cathode material for rechargeable sodium ion batteries J. Mater. Chem. A 2016, 4, 3431-3437

3 J. Wang, B. Qiu, X. He, T. Risthaus, H. Liu, M. C. Stan, S. Schulze, Y. Xia, Z. Liu, M. Winter, J. Li* Low-cost orthorhombic Nax[FeTi]O4 (x = 1 and 4/3) compounds as anode materials for sodium-ion batteries Chem. Mater. 2015, 27, 4374-4379

4 J. Wang, X. He, R. Kloepsch, S. Wang, B. Hoffmann, S. Jeong, Y. Yang, J. Li* Increased capacity of LiNi1/3Co1/3Mn1/3O2–Li[Li1/3Mn2/3]O2 cathodes by MnOx-surface modification for lithium-ion batteries Energy Technol. 2014, 2, 188-193

5 J. Wang, X. He, E. Paillard, H. Liu, S. Passerini, M. Winter, J. Li* Improved rate capability of layered Li-rich cathode for lithium ion battery by electrochemical treatment ECS Electrochem. Lett. 2013, 2, A78-A80

6 J. Wang, B. Qiu, H. Cao, Y. Xia, Z. Liu* Electrochemical properties of 0.6Li[Li1/3Mn2/3]O2–0.4LiNixMnyCo1−x−yO2 cathode materials for lithium-ion batteries J. Power Sources 2012, 218, 128-133

7 J. Wang, M. Zhang, C. Tang, Y. Xia, Z. Liu* Microwave-irradiation synthesis of Li1.3NixCoyMn1−x−yO2.4 cathode materials for lithium ion batteries Electrochim. Acta 2012, 80, 15-21

8 J. Wang, G. Yuan, M. Zhang, B. Qiu, Y. Xia, Z. Liu* The structure, morphology, and electrochemical properties of Li1+xNi1/6Co1/6Mn4/6O2.25+x/2 (0.1 <= x <= 0.7) cathode materials Electrochim. Acta 2012, 66, 61-66

9 J. Wang, X. Yao, X. Zhou, Z. Liu* Synthesis and electrochemical properties of layered lithium transition metal oxides J. Mater. Chem. 2011, 21, 2544-2549

10 J. Wang, W. Wang, B. Song, R. Wu, J. Li, Y. Sun, Y. Zheng, J. Jian* One-step route to wurtzite-structured ZnS thin nanorods in pure ethylenediamine or mixed solvent J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 2010, 10, 3131-3137

11 J. Wang, S. Bo, W. Wen-Jun, W. Rong, S. Yan-Fei, Z. Yu-Feng, J. Ji-Kang* Synthesis and characterization of zinc sulfide hollow microspheres Powder Diffract. 2009, 24, 24-28

2nd Author

No. Author List Title Journal Name Volume No.

1 D. Xu#, Y. Kang#, J. Wang, S. Hu, Q. Shi, Z. Lu, D. He, Y. Zhao, Y. Qian*, H. Lou*, Y. Deng* Exploring synergetic effects of vinylene carbonate and 1,3-propane sultone on LiNi0.6Mn0.2Co0.2O2/graphite cells with excellent high-temperature performance J. Power Sources 2019, 437, 226929

2 J. Li, J. Wang, X. He*, L. Zhang, A. Senyshyn, B. Yan, M. Muehlbauer, X. Cao, B. Vortmann-Westhoven, V. Kraft, and J. Li* P2–type Na0.67Mn0.8Cu0.1Mg0.1O2 as a new cathode material for sodium-ion batteries: Insights of the synergetic effects of multi-metal substitution and electrolyte optimization J. Power Sources 2019, 416, 184-192

3 B. Qiu et al., J. Wang, Y. Xia*, D. Qian, H. Liu, S. Hy, Y. Chen, K. An, Y. Zhu, Z. Liu*, Y. S. Meng* Gas-solid interfacial modification of oxygen activity in layered oxide cathodes for lithium-ion batteries Nat. Comm. 2016, 7, 12108

4 X. He, J. Wang, B. Qiu, E. Paillard, C. Ma, X. Cao, H. Liu, M. C. Stan, H. Liu, T. Gallash, Y. S. Meng*, J. Li* Durable high-rate capability Na0.44MnO2 cathode material for sodium-ion batteries Nano Energy 2016, 27, 602-610

5 H. Liu, J. Wang, X. Zhang, D. Zhou, X. Qi, B. Qiu, J. Fang, R. Kloepsch, G. Schumacher, Z. Liu, J. Li* Morphological evolution of high-voltage spinel LiNi0.5Mn1.5O4 cathode materials for lithium-ion batteries: the critical effects of surface orientations and particle size ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2016, 8, 4661-4675

6 X. He, J. Wang, R. Wang, B. Qiu, H. Frielinghaus, P. Niehoff, H. Liu, M. C. Stan, E. Paillard, M. Winter, J. Li* A 3D porous Li-rich cathode material with an in situ modified surface for high performance lithium ion batteries with reduced voltage decay J. Mater. Chem. A 2016, 4, 7230-7237

7 X. He, J. Wang, H. Jia, R. Kloepsch, H. Liu, K. Beltrop, J. Li* Ionic liquid-assisted solvothermal synthesis of hollow Mn2O3 anode and LiMn2O4 cathode materials for Li-ion batteries J. Power Sources 2015, 293, 306-311

8 G. A. Elia, J. Wang, D. Bresser, J. Li, B. Scrosati, S. Passerini*, J. Hassoun* A New, High Energy Sn–C/Li[Li0.2Ni0.4/3Co0.4/3Mn1.6/3]O2 Lithium-Ion Battery ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2014, 6, 12956-12961

9 B. Qiu, J. Wang, Y. Xia*, Y. Liu, L. Qin, X. Yao, Z. Liu* Effects of Na+ contents on electrochemical properties of Li1.2Ni0.13Co0.13Mn0.54O2 cathode materials J. Power Sources 2013, 240, 530-535

10 M. Zhang, J. Wang, Y. Xia*, Z. Liu* Microwave synthesis of spherical spinel LiNi0.5Mn1.5O4 as cathode material for lithium-ion batteries J. Alloys Compd. 2012, 518, 68-73

11 J. Liu, J. Wang, Y. Xia*, X. Zhou, Y. Saixi, Z. Liu* Synthesis and electrochemical performance of Li1+xNi0.5Mn0.3Co0.2O2+δ (0 <= x <= 0.15) cathode materials for lithium-ion batteries Mater. Res. Bull. 2012, 47, 807-812

12 B. Qiu, J. Wang, Y. Xia*, Z. Wei, S. Han, Z. Liu* Temperature dependence of the initial coulombic efficiency in Li-rich layered Li[Li0.144Ni0.136Co0.136Mn0.544]O2 oxide for lithium-ions batteries J. Power Sources 2014, 268, 517-521

13 X. He, J. Wang, R. Kloepsch, S. Krueger, H. Jia, H. Liu, B. Vortmann, J. Li* Enhanced electrochemical performance in lithium ion batteries of a hollow spherical lithium-rich cathode material synthesized by a molten salt method Nano Research 2014, 7, 110-118


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1 X. He, Y. Yang, M.S. Cristian, J. Wang, X. Hou, B. Yan, J. Li, T. Zhang, E. Paillard*, M. Swietoslawski, R. Kostecki*, M. Winter, J. Li* Uniform lithium electrodeposition for stable lithium-metal batteries Nano Energy In press

2 X. Wu, C. Luo, L. Du, Y. Xiao, S. Li, J. Wang, C. Wang, and Y. Deng* Exploiting Pulping Waste as an Ecofriendly Multifunctional Binder for Lithium Sulfur Batteries ACS Sustain. Chem. Engineer. 2019, 7, 8413-8418

3 L. Du, W. Wu, C. Luo, D. Xu, H. Guo, R. Wang, T. Zhang, J. Wang and Y. Deng* Lignin-derived nitrogen-doped porous carbon as a high-rate anode material for sodium ion batteries J. Electrochem. Soc. 2019, 166, A423-A428

4 H. Liu, X. Zhang, X. He, A. Senyshyn, A. Wilken, D. Zhou, O. Fromm, P. Niehoff, B. Yan, J. Wang, G. Schumacher, E. Paillard, M. Winter, J. Li* Truncated octahedral high-voltage spinel LiNi0.5Mn1.5O4 cathode materials for lithium ion batteries: Positive influences of Ni/Mn disordering and oxygen vacancies J. Electrochem. Soc. 2018, 165, A1886-A1896

5 J. Zhao*, Q. Hu, J. Wang, P. Zhang, Y. Zhu, G. Wu, Y. Lv, L. Lv, Y. Zhao and M. Yang Effects of island-coated PVdF-HFP composite separator on the performance of commercial lithium-ion batteries Coatings 2018, 8, 437

6 X. He, B. Yan, X. Zhang, Z. Liu, D. Bresser, J. Wang, R. Wang, X. Cao, Y. Su, H. Jia, C. P. Grey, H. Frielinghaus*, D. G. Truhlar, M. Winter, J. Li* and E. Paillard* Fluorine-free water-in-ionomer electrolytes for sustainable lithium-ion batteries Nat. Comm. 2018, 9, 5320

7 X. He, R. Wang, M. C. Stan, E. Paillard, J. Wang, H. Frielinghaus, J. Li* In situ investigations on the structural and morphological changes of metal phosphides as anode materials in lithium-ion batteries Adv. Mater. Interfaces 2017, 1601047

8 H. Liu, H. Hu, J. Wang, P. Niehoff, X. He, E. Paillard, D. Eder, M. Winter, J. Li* Hierarchical ternary MoO2/MoS2/heteroatom-doped carbon hybrid materials for high-performance lithium-ion storage ChemElectroChem 2016, 3, 922-932

9 X. Cao*, X. He, J. Wang, H. Liu, S. Röser, B. R. Rad, M. Evertz, B. Streipert, J. Li, R. Wagner* High voltage LiNi0.5Mn1.5O4/Li4Ti5O12 lithium ion cells at elevated temperatures: carbonate-versus ionic liquid-based electrolytes ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2016, 8, 25971-25978

10 H. Liu, R. Kloepsch, J. Wang, M. Winter, J. Li* Truncated octahedral LiNi0.5Mn1.5O4 cathode material for ultralong-life lithium-ion battery: positive (100) surfaces in high-voltage spinel system J. Power Sources 2015, 300, 430-437

11 M. Zhang, Y. Z. Liu, Y. Xia*, B. Qiu, J. Wang, Z. Liu* Simplified co-precipitation synthesis of spinel LiNi0.5Mn1.5O4 with improved physical and electrochemical performance J. Alloys Compd. 2014, 598, 73-78

12 X. Y. Yao, X. Xin, Y. M. Zhang, J. Wang, Z. Liu*, X. X. Xu* Co3O4 nanowires as high capacity anode materials for lithium ion batteries J. Alloys Compd. 2012, 521, 95-100

13 J. W. Hou, X. C. Yang*, X. Y. Lv, M. Huang, Q. Y. Wang, J. Wang Controlled synthesis of TiO2 mesoporous microspheres via chemical vapor deposition J. Alloys Compd. 2012, 511, 202-208

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