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Linjie Zhi
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No.11,Beiyitiao Zhongguancun Beijing,china

Linjie Zhi received his PhD in 2000 at the Institute of Coal Chemistry, CAS. Since 2003 he had been working with Prof. Müllen at the Max-Planck Institute for Polymer Research for two years before assuming the position of project leader there until the end of 2007. He is currently a professor in the National Center for Nanoscience and Technology of China. His research interests focus on carbon-rich materials and their application in energy-related areas.

Nanomaterials for Clean Energy Applications



1. Xuan Wang, Linjie Zhi,* Nok Tsao, Žejko Tomović,Jiaoli Li, Klaus Müllen,* “Transparent Carbon Films as Electrodes in Organic Solar Cells”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2008, 47,2990.

2. Linjie Zhi,* Klaus Müllen*, “A Bottom-Up Approach from Molecular Nanographenes to Unconventional Carbon Materials”, J. Mater. Chem. 2008, 18, 1472-1484. (invited review)

3. Linjie Zhi,* Yongsheng Hu, Bassem El Hamaoui, Xuan Wang, Ingo Lieberwirth, Ute Kolb, Joachim Maier, Klaus Müllen,* “Precursor-controlled Formation of Novel Carbon/Metal and Carbon/Metal Oxide Nanocomposites”, Adv. Mater. 2008, in press.

4. Xuan Wang, Linjie Zhi,* Klaus Müllen,* “Transparent, Conductive graphene electrode for dye-sensitized solar cells”, Nano Lett. 2008, 8, 323.

5. Guanglei Cui, Yongsheng Hu, Linjie Zhi,* Dongqing Wu, Ingo Lieberwirth, Joachim Maier, Klaus Müllen,* “A one-step approach Towards Carbon-encapsulated Hollow Tin Nanoparticles and Their Application in Lithium Batteries”, Small, 2007, 3, 2066.

6. Dongqing Wu, Linjie Zhi,* Graham J. Bodwell, Guanglei Cui, Nok Tsao, Klaus Müllen* “Self-assembly of Positively Charged Discotic PAHs: From Nanofibers to Nanotubes”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2007, 46, 5417.

7. Linjie Zhi,* Jianjun Wang, Guanglei Cui, Marcel Kastler, Bruno Schmaltz, Ute Kolb, Ulrich Jonas, Klaus Müllen* “From Well-defined Carbon-rich Precursors to Monodisperse Carbon Particles with Hierarchic Structures”, Adv. Mater., 2007, 19, 1849.

8. Guanglei Cui, Linjie Zhi,* Arne Thomas, Ute Kolb, Ingo Lieberwirth, Klaus Müllen* “One-Dimensional Porous Carbon/Platinum Composites for Nanoscale Electrodes”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2007, 46, 3464-3467.

9. Linjie Zhi, Jishan Wu, Jixue Li, Ute Kolb, and Klaus Müllen “Carbonization of Disc-like Molecules in Porous Alumina Membranes: Toward Carbon Nanotubes with controlled Graphene Layer Orientation”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2005, 44, 2120.

10. Linjie Zhi, Jishan Wu, Jixue Li, Michael Stepputat, Ute Kolb, Klaus Müllen “Diels-Alder Reactions of Tetraphenylcyclopentadienones in Nanochannels: Fabrication of Nanotubes from Hyperbranched Polyphenylenes” Adv. Mater., 2005, 17, 1492.

11. Linjie Zhi, Tatiana Gorelik, Jishan Wu, Ute Kolb, Klaus Müllen “Nanotubes Fabricated from Ni-Naphthalocyanine by a Template Method” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2005, 127, 12792.

12. Linjie Zhi, Tatiana Gorelik, Rainer Friedlein, Jishan Wu, Ute Kolb, William R. Salaneck, Klaus Müllen “Solid-State Pyrolyses of Metal Phthalocyanines: A Simple Approach towards Nitrogen-Doped CNTs and Metal Core/Carbon Sheath Nanocables” Small, 2005, 1, 798.

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