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Publications

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Archival Journal Publications

52. L. Wang, E. Magliocca, E.L. Cunningham, W. Mustain, S.D. Poynton, R. Escudero-Cid, M.M. Nasef, J. Ponce-Gonzalez, R. Bance-Souahli, R.C.T. Slade, D.K. Whelligan and J.R. Varcoe, “An optimised synthesis of high performance radiation-grafted anion-exchange membranes”, Green. Chem., Accepted. DOI: 10.1039/C6GC02526A.

51. X. Peng, T.J. Omasta, W. Rigdon and W.E. Mustain, “Fabrication of high performing PEMFC catalyst-coated membranes with a low cost air-assisted cylindrical liquid jets spraying system”, J. Electrochem. Soc., 163 (2016) E407-E413. Open Access.

50. X. Peng, S. Zhao, T. Omasta, J.M. Roller and WE. Mustain, “Activity and durability of Pt-Ni nanocage electocatalysts in proton exchange membrane fuel cells”, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, DOI: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2016.10.081.

49. A. Palmieri, R. Kashfi-Sadabad, S. Yazdani, M. Pettes and W.E. Mustain, “High Performance Bi-Metallic Manganese Cobalt Oxide/Carbon Nanotube Li-ion Battery Anodes”, Electrochimica Acta, 213 (2016) 620-625.

48. J. He, Y. Liu, Y. Meng, X. Sun, S. Biswas, M. Shen, Z. Luo, R. Miao, L. Zhang, W.E. Mustain and S.L. Suib, “High-rate and long-life of Li-ion batteries using reduced graphene oxide/Co3O4 as anode materials”, RSC Advances, 6 (2016) 24320-24330.

47. Y. Liu, A. Palmieri, J. He, Y. Meng, N. Beauregard, S.L. Suib and W.E. Mustain, “Highly Conductive In-SnO2/RGO Nano-Heterostructures with Improved Lithium-Ion Battery Performance”, Scientific Reports, 6 (2016) 25860; doi: 10.1038/srep25860. Open Access

46. W.A. Rigdon, T.J. Omasta, C. Lewis, M. Hickner, J.R. Varcoe, J.N. Renner, K.A. Ayers and W.E. Mustain, “Carbonate dynamics and opportunities with low temperature, AEM-based electrochemical CO2 separators”, J. Electrochem. En. Conv. Stor., Accepted, DOI: 10.1115/1.4033411.

45.  T. Myles, S. Kim, R. Maric and W.E. Mustain, “Application of a Coated Film Catalyst Layer Model to a High Temperature Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell with Low Catalyst Loading Produced by Reactive Spray Deposition Technology”, Catalysts, Accepted (Invited Contribution).

44.  S. Zhao, H. Yu, R. Maric, N. Danilovic, C.B. Capuano, K.E. Ayers and W.E. Mustain, “Calculating the Electrochemically Active Surface Area of Iridium Oxide in the Application of Proton Exchange Membrane Electrolyzers”, J. Electrochem. Soc., 162 (2015) F1292-F1298.

43.  H. Yu, J.M. Roller, W.E. Mustain and R. Maric, “Influence of the ionomer/carbon ratio for low-Pt loading catalyst layer prepared by reactive spray deposition technology”, J. Power Sources, 283 (2015) 84-94.

42.  Y. Liu, L. Zhang, B.G. Willis and W.E. Mustain, “Importance of Particle Size and Distribution in Achieving High-Activity, High-Stability Oxygen Reduction Catalysts”, ACS Catalysis, 5 (2015) 1560-1567.

41.  S. Zhao, A. Wangstrom, Y. Liu, W.A. Rigdon and W.E. Mustain, “Stability and Activity of Pt/ITO Electrocatalyst for Oxygen Reduction Reaction in Alkaline Media”, Electrochim. Acta, 157 (2015) 175-182.

40.  N.S. Spinner, A. Palmieri, N. Beauregard, L. Zhang, J. Campanella and W.E. Mustain, “Influence of Conductivity on the Capacity Retention of NiO Anodes in Li-ion Batteries”, J. Power Sources, 276 (2015) 46-53.

39.  S. Shrestha, N. Morse and W.E. Mustain, “Effect of Surface Chemistry on the Double Layer Capacitance of Polypyrrole-Derived Ordered Mesoporous Carbon”, RSC Advances, 4 (2014) 47039-47036.

38.  J.R. Varcoe, P. Atanassov, D.R. Dekel, A.M. Herring, M.A. Hickner, P.A. Kohl, A.R. Kucernak, W.E. Mustain, K. Nijmeijer, K. Scott, T. Wu and L. Zhang, “Anion-exchange membranes in electrochemical energy systems”, Energy Environ. Sci., 7 (2014) 3135-3191.  Invited Contribution

37.  J.M. Roller, J. Renner, H. Yu, C. Capuano, T. Kwak, Y. Wang C.B. Carter, K. Ayers, W.E. Mustain, and R Maric, “Flame-based processing as a practical approach for manufacturing hydrogen evolution electrodes”, J. Power Sources, 271 (2014) 366-376..

36.  A. Kadilak, Y. Liu, S. Shrestha, J.R. Bernard, W.E. Mustain and L.M. Shor, “Selective deposition of chemically-bonded gold electrodes onto PDMS microchannel side walls”, J. Electroanal. Chem., 727 (2014) 141-147.

35.  S.D. Poynton, R.C.T. Slade, T. Omasta, W.E. Mustain, R.E. Cid, O. Pilar and J.R. Varcoe, “Preparation of radiation-grafted powders for use as anion exchange ionomers in alkaline polymer electrolyte fuel cells”, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2 (2014) 5124-5130.

34.  N. Spinner, L. Zhang and W.E. Mustain, “Investigation of Nickel Oxide Anode Degradation in Lithium-ion Batteries via Identical-Location TEM”, J. Mat. Chem. A, 2(6) (2014) 1627-1630.  Inside cover feature article.

33.  Y. Liu and W.E. Mustain, “Stability limitations for Pt/Sn–In2O3 and Pt/In–SnO2 in acidic electrochemical systems”, Electrochimica Acta, 115 (2014) 116-125.

32.  N. Spinner and W.E. Mustain, “Electrochemical Methane Activation and Conversion to Oxygenates at Room Temperature”, J. Electrochem. Soc., 160(11) (2013) F1275-1281.

31. N. Spinner and W.E. Mustain, “Nanostructural Effects on the Cycle Life and Li+ Diffusion Coefficient of Nickel Oxide Anodes”, J. Electroanal. Chem., 711 (2013) 8-16.

30. L. Su, S. Shrestha, Z. Zhang, W.E. Mustain, and Y. Lei, “Platinum-Copper Nanotube Electrocatalyst with Enhanced Activity for Oxygen Reduction Reactions”, J. Mater. Chem. A, 1 (2013) 12293-12301.

29. S. Shrestha, S. Asheghi, J. Timbro and W.E. Mustain., “Temperature Controlled Surface Chemistry of Nitrogen Doped Mesoporous Carbon and Its Influence on Pt ORR Activity”, Applied Catalysis A: General, 464-465 (2013) 233-242.

28. Y. Liu, T.G. Kelley, J.G. Chen and W.E. Mustain, “Metal Carbides as Alternative Electrocatalyst Supports”, ACS Catalysis, 3 (2013) 1184.

27. S. Shrestha, S. Asheghi, J. Timbro and W.E. Mustain, “Effects of pore structure in nitrogen functionalized mesoporous carbon on oxygen reduction reaction activity of platinum nanoparticles”, Carbon, 60 (2013) 28-40.

26.  Y. Liu and W.E. Mustain, “High stability, high activity Pt/ITO oxygen reduction electrocatalysts”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 135 (2013) 530.

25. N. Spinner and W.E. Mustain, “Influence of non-conducting zirconia on the electrochemical performance of nickel oxide in alkaline media at room temperature”, J. Electrochem. Soc., 159 (2012) E187.

24.  Y. Liu, and W.E. Mustain, “Evaluation of Tungsten Carbide as the Electrocatalyst Support for Platinum Hydrogen Evolution/Oxidation Catalysts”, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, 37 (2012) 8929.

23.  Y. Liu, Sujan Shrestha and W.E. Mustain, “Synthesis of nano-size tungsten oxide and its evaluation as an electrocatalyst support for oxygen reduction in acid media”, ACS Catalysis, 2 (2012) 456.

22.  N.S. Spinner, J.A. Vega and W.E. Mustain, “Recent progress in the electrochemical conversion and utilization of CO2”, Catal. Sci. Technol., 2 (2012) 19-28.  Invited Contribution.

21.  J.A. Vega, S. Shrestha, M. Ignatowich and W.E. Mustain, “Carbonate Selective Ca2Ru2O7-y Pyrochlore Enabling Room Temperature Carbonate Fuel Cells – Part I. Synthesis and Physical Characterization”, J. Electrochem. Soc., 159 (2012) B12-B17.

20.  J.A. Vega, N. Spinner, M. Catanese and W.E. Mustain, “Carbonate Selective Ca2Ru2O7-y Pyrochlore Enabling Room Temperature Carbonate Fuel Cells – Part II. Verification of Carbonate Cycle and Electrochemical Performance”, J. Electrochem. Soc., 159 (2012) B19-B24.

19.  N. Spinner and W.E. Mustain, “Effect of Nickel Oxide Synthesis Conditions on its Physical Properties and Electrocatalytic Oxidation of Methanol”, Electrochimica Acta, 56 (2011) 5656.

18.  S. Shrestha, Y. Liu and W.E. Mustain, “Electrocatalytic Activity and Stability of Pt clusters on State-of-the-Art Supports: A Review”, Catalysis Reviews, 53 (2011) 256-336.  Invited Contribution.

17.  J.A. Vega, S. Smith and W.E. Mustain, “Hydrogen and Methanol Oxidation Reaction in Hydroxide and Carbonate Alkaline Media”, J. Electrochem. Soc., 158 (2011) B349.

16.  Y. Liu and W.E. Mustain, “Structural and Electrochemical Studies of Pt Clusters Supported on High Surface Area Tungsten Carbide for Oxygen Reduction”, ACS Catalysis, 1 (2011) 212.

15.  S. Shrestha and W.E. Mustain, “Properties of Nitrogen-Functionalized Ordered Mesoporous Carbon Prepared Using Polypyrrole Precursor”, J. Electrochem. Soc., 157 (2010) B1665.

14.  J.A. Vega, C. Chartier and W.E. Mustain, “Effect of Hydroxide and Carbonate Alkaline Media on Anion Exchange Membranes”, J. Power Sources, 195 (2010) 7176.

13.  J.A. Vega and W.E. Mustain, “Effect of CO2, HCO3 and CO3-2 on Oxygen Reduction in Anion Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells”, Electrochimica Acta, 55 (2010) 1638.

12.  W. Mustain, H. Kim, V. Narayanan, T. Osborn and P.A. Kohl, “Electroless Deposition and Characterization of PtxRu1-x Catalysts on Pt/C Nanoparticles for Methanol Oxidation”, Journal of Fuel Cell Science and Technology, 7 (2010) 041013.

11.  H.Kim, S. Prakash, W.E. Mustain and P.A. Kohl, “Sol-Gel Based Sulfonic acid-functionalized Silica Proton Conductive Membrane”, J. Power Sources, 193 (2009) 562. 

10.  S. Prakash, W.E. Mustain and P.A. Kohl, “Performance of Li-ion secondary batteries in low power, hybrid power supplies”, J. Power Sources, 189 (2009) 1184.

9.  W.E. Mustain, H. Kim, T. Osborn and P.A. Kohl, “Deposition of PtxRu1-x Catalysts for Methanol Oxidation in Micro Direct Methanol Fuel Cells”, Israel J. Chem., 48 (2008) 251.

8.  S. Prakash, W.E. Mustain and P.A. Kohl, “Carbon Dioxide Vent for Direct Methanol Fuel Cells”, J. Power Sources, 185 (2008) 392.

7.  S. Prakash, W.E. Mustain, S. Park and P.A. Kohl, “Phosphorus-Doped Glass Proton Exchange Membranes for Low Temperature Direct Methanol Fuel Cells”, J. Power Sources, 175 (2008) 91.

6.  W.E. Mustain, H. Kim, S. Prakash, J. Stark, T. Osborn and P.A. Kohl, “Platinum-Glass Composite Electrode for Fuel Cell Applications”, Electrochem. Solid-State Lett., 10 (2007) B210.

5.  W.E. Mustain and J. Prakash, “A Model for the Electroreduction of Molecular Oxygen”, J. Electrochem. Soc, 154 (2007) A668.

4.  W.E. Mustain and J. Prakash, “Kinetics and Mechanism for the Oxygen Reduction Reaction on Polycrystalline Cobalt-Palladium Electrocatalysts in Acid Media”, J. Power Sources, 170 (2007) 28.

3.  W.E. Mustain, K. Kepler and J. Prakash, “CoPdx Oxygen Reduction Electrocatalysts for Polymer Electrolyte Membrane and Direct Methanol Fuel Cells”, Electrochim. Acta, 52 (2006) 2102.

2. W.E. Mustain, K. Kepler and J. Prakash, “Investigations of Carbon- -Supported CoPd3 Catalysts as Oxygen Cathodes in PEM Fuel Cells”, Electrochem. Comm., 8 (2006) 406.

1.  N.A. Tapan, W.E. Mustain. B. Gurau, G. Sandi and J. Prakash, “Investigation of Methanol Oxidation Electrokinetics on Pt Using the Asymmetric Electrode Technique”, J. New Nat. Electrochem. Systems, 7 (2004) 281.

Conference Proceedings Publications

20. W.A. Rigdon, T.A. Omasta, C.A. Lewis and W.E. Mustain, “Reaction Dependent Transport of Carbonate and Bicarbonate through Anion Exchange Membranes in Electrolysis and Fuel Cell Operations”, ECS Trans. 69(33) (2015) 1-9.

19. S. Zhao, H. Yu, R. Maric, N. Danilovic, C. Capuano, K.E. Ayers and W.E. Mustain, “Determining the Electrochemically Active Area of IrOx Powder Catalysts in an Operating Proton Exchange Membrane Electrolyzer”, ECS Trans. 69(17) (2015) 877-881.

18. H. Yu, A. Baricci, J. Roller, Y. Wang, A. Casalegno, W.E. Mustain and R. Maric, “Ultra-Low Pt Loading Catalyst Layers for PEMFC Using Reactive Spray Deposition Technology”, ECS Trans., 69(17) (2015) 487-496.

17.  A. Palmieri, Y. Liu, J. He, Y. Meng, S.L. Suib and W.E. Mustain, “Metal Oxide/Reduced Graphene Oxide Anodes for Lithium-Ion Batteries”, ECS Trans., 66(9) (2015) 47-55.

16.  A. Kadilak, Y. Liu, L.M. Shor, W.E. Mustain, “In Situ Oxygen Gradient Generation Inside a Termite-Inspired Microfluidic Habitat”, ECS Trans., 66(42) (2015) 1-5.

15.  T.J. Omasta, W.A. Rigdon, C.A. Lewis, R.J. Stanis, R. Liu. C.Q. Fan and W.E. Mustain, “Two Pathways for Near Room Temperature Electrochemical Conversion of Methane to Methanol”, ECS Trans., 66(8) (2015) 129-136.

14.  Y. Liu, S. Zhao and W.E. Mustain, “Understanding the Growth of Pt Nanoparticles by Galvanic Displacement on ITO Nanocubes for ORR”, ECS Trans., 64(3) (2014) 191-198.

13.  Y. Liu and W.E.  Mustain, “Pt/ITO Electrocatalysts with Excellent ORR Activity and Stability”, ECS Trans., 53(22) (2013) 1-6.

12.  N. Spinner and W.E. Mustain, “Electrochemical Methane Activation and Conversion to Oxygenates at Room Temperature”, ECS Trans., 53(23) (2013) 1-20.

11.  S. Shrestha, S. Asheghi, J. Timbro and W.E. Mustain, “Influence of Pore Structure of N-Doped Mesoporous Carbon in PEM Fuel Cells”, ECS Trans., 50(2) (2013) 1287-1299

10.  J.A. Vega, M. Ignatowich, M. Catanese and W.E. Mustain, “New Cathode Catalysts for Room Temperature Carbonate Fuel Cells”, ECS Trans., 35(32) (2011) 193.

9.  S. Shrestha, S. Asheghi, J. Timbro, C.M. Lang and W.E. Mustain, “ORR and Fuel Cell Performance of Pt Supported on N-Functionalized Mesoporous Carbon”, ECS Trans., 41(1) (2011) 1183.

8.  N.S. Spinner and W.E. Mustain, “Effect of Nickel Oxide Synthesis Conditions on its Electrochemical Behavior in Alkaline Media”, ECS Trans., 35(31) (2011) 43.

7.  S. Shrestha and W.E. Mustain, “Platinum Nanoparticles Supported on Nitrogen Functionalized Ordered Mesoporous Carbon”, ECS Transactions, 33(1) (2010) 293.

6.  J.A. Vega, C. Chartier, S. Smith and W.E. Mustain, “Effect of Carbonate on Anion Exchange Membrane Conductivity and Hydrogen Oxidation for AEMFCs”, ECS Transactions, 28(21) (2010) 103.

5.  S. Shrestha and W.E. Mustain, “Electrochemical Studies of N-functionalized Mesoporous Carbon”, ECS Transactions, 28(23) (2010) 27.

4. J. Vega, C. Chartier, S. Smith and W.E. Mustain, “Effect of carbonate on oxygen reduction, hydrogen oxidation and anion exchange membrane chemical stability”, ECS Transactions, 33(1) 2010 1735.

3.  S. Towne, M. Carella, W. Mustain, V. Viswanathan, P. Rieke, U. Pasaogullari and P. Singh, “Performance of a Direct Borohydride Fuel Cell Stack”, ECS Transactions, 25(1) (2009) 1951.

2.  W.E. Mustain, H. Kim, S. Prakash, J. Stark, T. Osborn and P.A. Kohl, “Characterization of Thin-Film Electrodes on Proton Conducting Glass Membranes for Micro DMFC Applications”, ECS Transactions, 6(25) (2008) 361.

1.  W.E. Mustain and J. Prakash, “One Dimensional Diffusion-Controlled Kinetic Model for Oxygen Reduction” in: Fundamental Understanding of Electrode Processes, in Memory of Professor Ernest B. Yeager, Electrochemical Society Proceedings, 2003-30, page 71 (2003).

Patents

W.E. Mustain, J.A. Vega and N.S. Spinner, “Electrochemical Reactor for CO2 Conversion, Utilization and Associated Carbonate Electrocatalyst, Submitted November 2011, UConn Reference #10-054.

W.E. Mustain and P.A. Kohl, “Fuel Cell with an Ion Wick”, USPTO #20090104479.

W.E. Mustain, P.A. Kohl, S. Prakash and H. Kim, “Thin-Film Glass Composite Catalyst Electrode Pt”, USPTO # 20090142648.

Books Edited

Electrochemical Synthesis of Fuels 3, ECS Transactions Vol. 66, no. 3, Eds: X. D. Zhou, G. Brisard, M. B. Mogensen, W. E. Mustain, J. A. Staser, T. M. Gur, M. C. Williams, 2015.

Oxygen Reduction Reactions, ECS Transactions Vol. 64, no. 36. Eds: P. J. Kulesza, R. A. Mantz, V. Di Noto, W. E. Mustain, S. Mukerjee, P. E. Gannon, X. D. Zhou, H. Xu, Y. Shao-Horn, M. Shao, 2014

Nanotechnology (General), ECS Transactions Vol. 64, no. 47. Eds: O.M. Leonte and W.E. Mustain, 2014.

Energy-Water Nexus 2, ECS Transactions Vol. 64, no. 46.  Eds: E. D. Wachsman, C. Hensman, S. P. Nunes, R. Kostecki, G. G. Botte, P. M. Natishan, B. R. Stoner, S. D. Minteer, W. E. Mustain, N. Wu, 2014.

Nanotechnology (General), ECS Transactions Vol. 63, no. 36.  Eds: W.E. Mustain, O.M. Leonte and J.W. Fergus, 2014.

The Energy-Water Nexus, ECS Transactions Vol. 58, no. 35. Eds: E. D. Wachsman, J. Burgess, M. T. Carter, C. Hensman, B. Y. Liaw, S. D. Minteer, W. E. Mustain, P. M. Natishan, B. R. Stoner 2013.

Nanotechnology (General), ECS Transactions Vol. 58, no. 47.  Eds: O.M. Leonte and W.E. Mustain, 2013.

Electrochemical Synthesis of Fuels 2, ECS Transactions Vol. 58, no. 2, Eds: X. D. Zhou, G. Brisard, M. Mogensen, W. E. Mustain, J. Staser, M. C. Williams, 2013.

Nanotechnology (General), ECS Transactions Vol 53, no. 22.  Eds: W.E. Mustain, F. Chen and O.M. Leonte, 2013.

Nanotechnology (General), ECS Transactions Vol. 50, no. 22.  Eds: O.M.. Leonte, W.E. Mustain, 2012.

Nanotechnology (General) ECS Transactions Vol. 45, no. 25, Eds: F. Chem, O.M. Leonte, W.E. Mustain, 2012.

Nanostructured Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage, ECS Transaction Vol. 35, no. 34.  Eds: K. Zaghib, C. Julien, W. Chiu, W. Mustain, V. Ramani, W. Van Schalkwijk, B. Liaw.  Electrochemical Society, 2011.

Nanotechnology (General), ECS Transaction Vol 35, no. 10.  Eds: W. Mustain and E. Traversa.  Electrochemical Society, 2011.

Electrode Processes Relevant to Fuel Cell Technology, ECS Transactions Vol. 28, no. 23.  Eds:  V. Birss, P. Kulesza, W. Mustain, K. Ota and D. Wilkinson.  Electrochemical Society, 2010

Book Chapters Contributed

S. Shrestha and W.E. Mustain, “Promises and Challenges of Unconventinal Electrocatalyst Supports” in: Electrocatalysis and Fuel Cells: A Non and Low Platinum Approach, M. Shao (editor), Springer, 2013.

S. Prakash, W.E. Mustain and P.A. Kohl, “Electrolytes for Long-Life, Ultra-Low-Power Direct Methanol Fuel Cells” in: Micro Fuel Cells: Principles and Applications, T.S. Zhao (editor), Elsevier, 2009.