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Faculty

Ya-Fei Li Professor

Research Interests: 
  • Two dimensional materials in energy storage and catalysis
  • Novel weak interactions in two-dimensional materials
  • Design of two-dimensional materials with rule-breaking chemical bonding
Bio: 

Educational Background:

PhD, Inorganic Chemistry, Nankai University (2011)

BS, Materials Chemistry, Chongqing University (2006)

Research Interest:

• Two dimensional materials in energy storage and catalysis

• Novel weak interactions in two-dimensional materials

• Design of two-dimensional materials with rule-breaking chemical bonding

• Anything interesting

Recent Publications:

1.   Wang Y, Li F, Li Y F*,Chen ZF.*  Semi-metallic Be5C2 Monolayer Global Minimum with Quasi-Pentacoordinate Carbons and Negative Possion's Ratio. Nat. Commun, 2016, 7, 11488. 
2.   Li YF*, Liao Y L, Chen Z F.*  Be2C Monolayer with Quasi-planar Hexacoordinate Carbons:   A Global Minima Structure. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2014, 53:7248~7252. (Cover Story)
3.  Li Y F, Li F Y, Chen Z F*.Graphane/Fluorographene Bilayer: Considerable C−H…F−C Hydrogen Bonding and Effective Band Structure Engineering.  J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134: 11269~11275. (Highlighted by Nanowerk)
4.  Li Y F, Li F Y, Zhou Z*, Chen Z F*. Silagraphene and Its One Dimensional Derivatives: Where Planar Tetra-coordinate Silicon Happens. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2011, 133: 900~908. (Highlighted by Nature China and ACS Homepage)
5.  Li Y F, Zhou Z*, Zhang S B, Chen Z F*. MoS2 Nanoribbons: High Stability and Unusual Electronic and Magnetic Properties. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2008, 130: 16739~16744. 
6.  Li Y F, Zhou Z*, Shen P W, Chen Z F*. Spin Gapless Semiconductor-Metal-Half Metal Properties in Nitrogen Doped Zigzag Graphene Nanoribbon. ACS Nano, 2009, 3: 1952~1958.

Honors and Awards:

Jiangsu Specially Appointed Professor, Jiangsu Province, 2013

Winner of Natural Science Fund of China for Excellent Young Scientist, 2015

• Winner of Natural Science Fund of Jiangsu Province for Distinguished Young Scientist, 2015

Funding Agencies:

National Science Foundation of China, Jiangsu Province of China

Contact

Phone: +86-13913924786

Email: liyafei@njnu.edu.cn liyafei.abc@gmail.com

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