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CHEN Yanxia, Professor Atomic and Molecular Sciences
 
Name:  Yan Xia Chen (陈艳霞)
Born:   Sept, 1971, Hunan, P. R. China
Address: Department of Chemical Physics, University of Science and Technology of China, 230026 Hefei, P. R. China
Tel: 86-551-63600035
Fax: 86-551-63600035
E-mail:

 
yachen@ustc.edu.cn

http://ecel.ustc.edu.cn/index.html 

 
 
EDUCATION AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
2007-present Professor, University of Science and Technology of China
2002.4-2006 Research Associate, University of Ulm, Germany
2001.12-2002.3 Visiting scholar, Hokkaido University, Japan
2001.1-2001.12 Research Associate, Technical University of Munich, Germany
1999-2010 Humboldt fellow, Heinrich-Heine University, Duesseldorf, Germany
1993-1998 Ph. D Xiamen University
1989-1993 B.S. Xiamen University
 
RESEARCH INTERESTS:
Surface electrochemistry spectro-electrochemistry and electrocatalysis, focusing on fundamental studies on the electrochemical interfacial structure, reaction mechanisms and kinetics of fuel cells, photo-electrochemical and bio-electrochemical processes.

CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECTS:
1) Combined on-line differential electrochemical mass spectrometry and infrared spectroscopy,and its application in fuel cell related electrocatalysis, National Natural Science Foundation,2013-2016
2) Surface plasma enhanced Raman spectroscopy and its application in electrocatalysis,National Instrumentation Program, ministry of science and technology of China, 2014-2015
3)  The Origin of ORR overpotential at Pt based single crystalline electrodes, National Natural Science Foundation, 2015-2018
4)  Developing of Electrocatalysts for polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells, 973 program from Ministry of Science and Technology, 2014-2018

 REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS:
1) W. Chen, Q. Tao, J. Cai and Y.-X. Chen, the Effect of Alcohol Concentration on the Mass Signal of CO2 Detected by Differential Mass Spectrometry, Electrochem. Commun., 2014,48,10.
2) D. Mei, Z. D. He, Y. L. Zheng, D. C. Jiang, Y.-X. Chen, Mechanistic and Kinetic Implications on ORR at Au(100) Electrode, pH, Temperature and H-D kinetic Isotope effects, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2014,16,13762.
3) Y. Zheng, D. Mei, Y. Chen and S. Ye, Redox Reaction of Hydrogen Peroxide at Au(100) Electrode, Its Implication to Oxygen Reduction Kinetics.Electrochem. Commun.,2014, 39,19.
4) Q. Tao, Y.-L. Zheng, D.-C. Jiang, Y.-X. Chen, Z. Jusys and R. J. Behm, Interaction of C1 Molecules with a Pt Electrode at Open Circuit Potential: A Combined Infrared and Mass Spectroscopic Study,J. Phys. Chem. C, 2014, 118, 6799.
5) J. Xu, A.-E.-Aziz, A. A.-E.l-Latif, Y.-X. Chen, H. Baltruschat, Electrodeposition of silver on stepped platinum electrode surfaces with (100)-oriented terraces: Generation of confined reaction sites, J. Electroanal. Chem.,2014, 716, 93.
6) D. Mei, Z. D. He, D. C. Jiang, J. Cai and Y. X. Chen, Modeling of the Potential Oscillation during Galvanostatic Electrooxidation of Formic Acid at Platinum Electrode, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2014,118,6335.
7) L.W. Liao, S. X. Liu, Q. Tiao, B. Geng, P. Zhang, C. M. Wang, Y.-X. Chen and S. Ye, The Kinetics of CO Pathway in Methanol Oxidation at Pt Electrodes, a Quantitative Study by ATR-FTIR Spectroscopy, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2011, 13, 9725.
8) M. F. Li, L. W. Liao,D. F. Yuan, D. Mei, Y.-X. Chen*,pH Effect on Oxygen Reduction Reaction at Pt(111) Electrode, Electrochim. Acta, 2013,110,780.
9) J. Xu, D.F. Yuan, F.Yang, D. Mei, Z. B. Zhang and Y. X. Chen, On the Mechanism of the Direct Pathway for Formic Acid Oxidation at Pt(111) Electrode, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2013,15 (12), 4367.
10) Y. X. Chen, M. Heinen, Z. Jusys, and R. J Behm, Kinetics and Mechanism of Formic Acid Electrooxidation – Spectro-Electrochemical Studies in a Novel Flow Cell Configuration, Angewandte Chemie, Int. Edition, 2006, 45, 981.

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