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Jie Xiao

Jie Xiao

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352

Biography

Dr. Jie Xiao received her B.S and M.S in electrochemistry from Wuhan University in China. She continued her graduate research at State University of New York at Binghamton, supervised by Prof.M.Stanley Whittingham. She received her Ph. D degree from Materials Chemistry in 2008 and joined PNNL at the same year. She has a strong background in electrochemistry with hands-on experience in materials synthesis and characterization, along with a good knowledge of structural analysis. Her work has been widely reported by C&EN, R&D magazine and many other media. Dr. Xiao has published more than 30 papers with 7 US patent applications in energy storage technologies.

Patents

  • Graphene-based Battery Electrodes Having Continuous Flow Paths”, Application No. 13/004,138
  • High-Energy Metal Air Batteries”, Application No. 12/557,452
  • Air Electrodes For High-Energy Metal Air Batteries And Methods Of Making The Same”, Application No.12/557,455
  • Anodes for lithium ion battery”, Application No. 12/621,410
  • Nanocomposite Protective Coatings for Battery Anodes”, Application No. 61/327,873

Research Interests

  • Dr. Xiao’s research interest spans from materials synthesis, characterization and electrochemical testing with the goal to understand the synthesis-structure-performance relationship. Of particular interest is the identification of new materials and novel technologies for energy storage and conversion. Dr. Xiao She has extensive experiences in energy storage research including Li-ion, Li-air, Li-sulfur batteries and electrolyte development.

Education and Credentials

  • 2004-2008 PhD, Chemistry, Binghamton University, State University of New York, NY
  • 2001-2004 MS, Electrochemistry, Wuhan University, China
  • 1997-2001 BS, Chemistry, Wuhan University, China

Affiliations and Professional Service

  • Society member: MRS and ECS
  • Conference organizer: Lead organizer of symposium B07 (Metal-air Batteries) for the Electrochemical Society (ECS) 220th meeting, Lead organizer of symposium O (Next-Generation Energy Storage Materials and Systems) for the 2012 Materials Research Society (MRS)Spring Meeting, Session chair for MRS and ECS past few years.
  • Invited lectures: Invited talk for International Battery Association (IBA) and Pacific Power Source Symposium (ppss-2012) joint meeting, Invited speaker for Workshop on Materials Science and Materials Chemistry for Energy (Peking, China, 2012), Invited talk for CIBF-2012 (Shenzhen, China), Invited talk at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT, 2011), Invited talk in Primet Precision Materials Inc (2008).
  • Reviewer: Frequent Proposal Reviewer for U. S. Department of Energy I SBIR/STTR Program, Frequent journal reviewer for Journal of the American Chemical Society, Nano Letters, Chemistry of Materials, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, Journal of Materials Chemistry, Electrochimica Acta, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, Journal of Power Sources, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, Journal of Materials Research, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, Powder Technolodge etc.

Awards and Recognitions

  • Outstanding Performance Award from PNNL (2009, 2010,2012)
  • Zapperd Award from the American Chemical Society (2008)
  • Clifford E. Myers Award from SUNY Binghamton (2008)

Selected Publications

2014

  • Chen X, X Li, D Mei, J Feng, MY Hu, JZ Hu, MH Engelhard, J Zheng, W Xu, J Xiao, J Liu, and J Zhang. 2014. "Reduction Mechanism of Fluoroethylene Carbonate for Stable SolidElectrolyte Interphase Film on Silicon Anode." ChemSusChem 7(2):549-554.  doi:10.1002/cssc.201300770
  • Zheng J, J Xiao, M Gu, P Zuo, CM Wang, and J Zhang. 2014. "Interface Modifications by Anion Acceptors for High Energy Lithium Ion Batteries." Journal of Power Sources 250:313-318.  doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2013.10.071

2013

  • Ding F, W Xu, GL Graff, J Zhang, ML Sushko, X Chen, Y Shao, MH Engelhard, Z Nie, J Xiao, X Liu, PV Sushko, J Liu, and J Zhang. 2013. "Dendrite-Free Lithium Deposition via Self-Healing Electrostatic Shield Mechanism ." Journal of the American Chemical Society 135(11):4450-4456.  doi:10.1021/ja312241y
  • Gu M, I Belharouak, J Zheng, H Wu, J Xiao, A Genc, K Amine, S Thevuthasan, DR Baer, J Zhang, ND Browning, J Liu, and CM Wang. 2013. "Formation Of The Spinel Phase In The Layered Composite Cathode Used In Li-Ion Batteries." ACS Nano 7(1):760-767.  doi:10.1021/nn305065u
  • Li B, M Gu, Z Nie, Y Shao, Q Luo, X Wei, X Li, J Xiao, CM Wang, VL Sprenkle, and W Wang. 2013. "Bismuth Nanoparticle Decorating Graphite Felt as a High-Performance Electrode for an All-Vanadium Redox Flow Battery." Nano Letters 13(3):1330-1335.  doi:10.1021/nl400223v
  • Meduri P, H Chen, J Xiao, JJ Martinez, TJ Carlson, J Zhang, and Z Deng. 2013. "Tunable Electrochemical Properties of Fluorinated Graphene." Journal of Materials Chemistry A 1(27):78667869.  doi:10.1039/c3ta11710c
  • Shao Y, F Ding, J Xiao, J Zhang, W Xu, SK Park, J Zhang, Y Wang, and J Liu. 2013. "Making Li-air batteries rechargeable: material challenges." Advanced Functional Materials 23(8):987-1004.  doi:10.1002/adfm.201200688
  • Shao Y, J Xiao, W Wang, MH Engelhard, X Chen, Z Nie, M Gu, LV Saraf, GJ Exarhos, J Zhang, and J Liu. 2013. "Surface-Driven Sodium Ion Energy Storage in Nanocellular Carbon Foams." Nano Letters 13(8):3909-3914.  doi:10.1021/nl401995a
  • Shao Y, TL Liu, G Li, M Gu, Z Nie, MH Engelhard, J Xiao, D Lu, CM Wang, J Zhang, and J Liu. 2013. "Coordination Chemistry in magnesium battery electrolytes: how ligands affect their performance." Scientific Reports 3:Article No. 3130.  doi:10.1038/srep03130
  • Wang Z, M Gu, Y Zhou, X Zu, JG Connell, J Xiao, DE Perea, LJ Lauhon, J Bang, S Zhang, CM Wang, and F Gao. 2013. "Electron-Rich Driven Electrochemical Solid-State Amorphization in Li-Si Alloys." Nano Letters 13(9):4511-4516.  doi:10.1021/nl402429a
  • Wang Z, X Niu, J Xiao, CM Wang, J Liu, and F Gao. 2013. "First Principles Prediction of Nitrogen-doped Carbon Nanotubes as a High-Performance Cathode for Li-S Batteries." RSC Advances 3(37):16775-16780.  doi:10.1039/C3RA41333K
  • Xiao J, J Zheng, X Li, Y Shao, and J Zhang. 2013. "Hierarchically Structured Materials for Lithium Batteries." Nanotechnology 24(42):Article No. 424004.  doi:10.1088/0957-4484/24/42/424004
  • Xiao J, X Yu, J Zheng, Y Zhou, F Gao, X Chen, J Bai, XQ Yang, and J Zhang. 2013. "Interplay between two-phase and solid solution reactions in high voltage spinel cathode material for lithium ion batteries." Journal of Power Sources 242:736-741.  doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2013.05.148
  • Xiao L, Y Cao, J Xiao, B Schwenzer, MH Engelhard, LV Saraf, Z Nie, GJ Exarhos, and J Liu. 2013. "Molecular Structures of Polymer/Sulfur Composites for Lithium-Sulfur Batteries with Long Cycle Life." Journal of Materials Chemistry A 1(33):9517-9526.  doi:10.1039/C3TA10865A
  • Zhan H, J Xiao, Z Nie, X Li, CM Wang, J Zhang, and J Liu. 2013. "Nanostructured materials for rechargeable batteries: synthesis, fundamental understanding and limitations." Current Opinion in Chemical Engineering 2(2):151-159.  doi:10.1016/j.coche.2013.03.007
  • Zheng J, J Xiao, Z Nie, and J Zhang. 2013. "Lattice Mn3+ Behaviors in Li4Ti5O12/LiNi0.5Mn1.5O4 Full Cells." Journal of the Electrochemical Society 160(8):A1264-A1268.  doi:10.1149/2.097308jes
  • Zheng J, M Gu, CM Wang, P Zuo, PK Koech, J Zhang, J Liu, and J Xiao. 2013. "Controlled Nucleation and Growth Process of Li2S2/Li2S in Lithium-Sulfur Batteries." Journal of the Electrochemical Society 160(11):A1992-A1996.  doi:10.1149/2.032311jes
  • Zheng J, M Gu, H Chen, P Meduri, MH Engelhard, J Zhang, J Liu, and J Xiao. 2013. "Ionic Liquid-Enhanced Solid State Electrolyte Interface (SEI) for Lithium Sulfur Batteries." Journal of Materials Chemistry A 1(29):8464-8470.  doi:10.1039/C3TA11553D
  • Zheng J, M Gu, MJ Wagner, K Hays, XS Li, P Zuo, CM Wang, J Zhang, J Liu, and J Xiao. 2013. "Revisit Carbon/Sulfur Composite for Li-S Batteries." Journal of the Electrochemical Society 160(10):A1624-A1628.  doi:10.1149/2.013310jes
  • Zheng J, W Shi, M Gu, J Xiao, P Zuo, CM Wang, and J Zhang. 2013. "Electrochemical Kinetics and Performance of Layered Composite Cathode Material Li[Li0.2Ni0.2Mn0.6]O2." Journal of the Electrochemical Society 160(11):A2212-A2219.  doi:10.1149/2.090311jes

2012

  • Zhang J, W Wang, J Xiao, W Xu, GL Graff, Z Yang, D Choi, X Li, D Wang, and J Liu. 2012. "Silicon Based Anodes for Li-Ion Batteries." In Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology.  Springer, New York, NY. 
  • Cao Y, L Xiao, ML Sushko, W Wang, B Schwenzer, J Xiao, Z Nie, LV Saraf, Z Yang, and J Liu. 2012. "Sodium Ion Insertion in Hollow Carbon Nanowires for Battery Applications." Nano Letters 12(7):37833787.  doi:10.1021/nl3016957
  • Chen X, W Xu, J Xiao, MH Engelhard, F Ding, D Mei, D Hu, J Zhang, and J Zhang. 2012. "Effects of cell positive cans and separators on the performance of high-voltage Li-ion batteries." Journal of Power Sources 213:160-168.  doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2012.04.009
  • Chen X, X Li, F Ding, W Xu, J Xiao, Y Cao, P Meduri, J Liu, GL Graff, and J Zhang. 2012. "Conductive Rigid Skeleton Supported Silicon as High-Performance Li-Ion Battery Anodes." Nano Letters 12(8):41244130.  doi:10.1021/nl301657y
  • Li X, P Meduri, X Chen, WN Qi, MH Engelhard, W Xu, F Ding, J Xiao, W Wang, CM Wang, J Zhang, and J Liu. 2012. "Hollow Core-Shell Structured Porous Si-C Nanocomposites for Li-Ion Battery Anodes." Journal of Materials Chemistry 22(22):11014-11017.  doi:10.1039/C2JM31286G
  • Shao Y, SK Park, J Xiao, J Zhang, Y Wang, and J Liu. 2012. "Electrocatalysts for Nonaqueous LithiumAir Batteries: Status, Challenges, and Perspective." ACS Catalysis 2(5):844857.  doi:10.1021/cs300036v
  • Xiao J, X Chen, PV Sushko, ML Sushko, L Kovarik, J Feng, Z Deng, J Zheng, GL Graff, Z Nie, D Choi, J Liu, J Zhang, and MS Whittingham. 2012. "High-Performance LiNi0.5Mn1.5O4 Spinel Controlled by Mn3+ Concentration and Site Disorder." Advanced Materials 24(16):2109-2116.  doi:10.1002/adma.201104767
  • Xiao L, Y Cao, J Xiao, B Schwenzer, MH Engelhard, LV Saraf, Z Nie, GJ Exarhos, and J Liu. 2012. "A Soft Approach to Encapsulate Sulfur: Polyaniline Nanotubes for Lithium-Sulfur Batteries with Long Cycle Life." Advanced Materials 24(9):11761181.  doi:10.1002/adma.201103392
  • Xiao L, Y Cao, J Xiao, W Wang, L Kovarik, Z Nie, and J Liu. 2012. "High capacity, reversible alloying reactions in SnSb/C nanocomposites for Na-ion battery applications." Chemical Communications 48(27):3321-3323.  doi:10.1039/C2CC17129E
  • Xu W, AL Read, PK Koech, D Hu, CM Wang, J Xiao, AB Padmaperuma, GL Graff, J Liu, and J Zhang. 2012. "Factors Affecting the Battery Performance of Anthraquinone-based Organic Cathode Materials." Journal of Materials Chemistry 22(9):4032-4039.  doi:10.1039/c2jm15764k
  • Xu W, JZ Hu, MH Engelhard, SA Towne, JS Hardy, J Xiao, J Feng, MY Hu, J Zhang, F Ding, ME Gross, and J Zhang. 2012. "The Stability of Organic Solvents and Carbon Electrode in Nonaqueous Li-O2 Batteries." Journal of Power Sources 215:240-247.  doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2012.05.021
  • Xu W, X Chen, F Ding, J Xiao, D Wang, A Pan, J Zheng, XS Li, AB Padmaperuma, and J Zhang. 2012. "Reinvestigation on the state-of-the-art nonaqueous carbonate electrolytes for 5 V Li-ion battery applications." Journal of Power Sources 213:304-316.  doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2012.04.031
  • Zheng J, J Xiao, W Xu, X Chen, M Gu, XS Li, and J Zhang. 2012. "Surface and Structural Stabilities of Carbon Additives in High Voltage Lithium Ion Batteries." Journal of Power Sources 227:211-217.  doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2012.11.038
  • Zheng J, J Xiao, X Yu, L Kovarik, M Gu, F Omenya, X Chen, XQ Yang, J Liu, GL Graff, MS Whittingham, and J Zhang. 2012. "Enhanced Li+ ion transport in LiNi0.5Mn1.5O4 through Control of Site Disorder." Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. PCCP 14(39):13515-13521. 

2011

  • Choi D, J Xiao, YJ Choi, JS Hardy, M Vijayakumar, MS Bhuvaneswari, J Liu, W Xu, W Wang, Z Yang, GL Graff, and J Zhang. 2011. "Thermal Stability and Phase Transformation of Electrochemically Charged/Discharged LiMnPO4 Cathode for Li-Ion Battery." Energy & Environmental Science 4(11):4560-4566.  doi:10.1039/C1EE01501J
  • Li X, Y Cao, WN Qi, LV Saraf, J Xiao, Z Nie, J Mietek, J Zhang, B Schwenzer, and J Liu. 2011. "Optimization of mesoporous carbon structures for lithiumsulfur battery applications." Journal of Materials Chemistry 21(41):16603-16610.  doi:10.1039/C1JM12979A
  • Meduri P, H Chen, X Chen, J Xiao, ME Gross, TJ Carlson, J Zhang, and Z Deng. 2011. "Hybrid CFxAg2V4O11 as a high-energy, power density cathode for application in an underwater acoustic microtransmitter." Electrochemistry Communications 13(12):1344-1348.  doi:10.1016/j.elecom.2011.08.006
  • Pan A, J Zhang, G Cao, S Liang, CM Wang, Z Nie, BW Arey, W Xu, D Liu, J Xiao, G Li, and J Liu. 2011. "Nanosheet-structured LiV3O8 with high capacity and excellent stability for high energy lithium batteries ." Journal of Materials Chemistry 21(27):10077-10084.  doi:10.1039/C1JM10976F
  • Wang CM, W Xu, J Liu, J Zhang, LV Saraf, BW Arey, D Choi, Z Yang, J Xiao, S Thevuthasan, and DR Baer. 2011. "In Situ Transmission Electron Microscopy Observation of Microstructure and Phase Evolution in a SnO2 Nanowire during Lithium Intercalation." Nano Letters 11(5):18741880.  doi:10.1021/nl200272n
  • Wang D, J Xiao, W Xu, Z Nie, CM Wang, GL Graff, and J Zhang. 2011. "Preparation and electrochemical investigation of Li2CoPO4F cathode material for lithium-ion batteries." Journal of Power Sources 196(4):2241-2245.  doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2010.10.021
  • Xiao J, D Mei, X Li, W Xu, D Wang, GL Graff, WD Bennett, Z Nie, LV Saraf, IA Aksay, J Liu, and J Zhang. 2011. "Hierarchically Porous Graphene as a Lithium-Air Battery Electrode." Nano Letters 11(11):5071-5078.  doi:10.1021/nl203332e
  • Xiao J, JZ Hu, D Wang, D Hu, W Xu, GL Graff, Z Nie, J Liu, and J Zhang. 2011. "Investigation of the Rechargeability of Li-O2 Batteries in Non-aqueous Electrolyte." Journal of Power Sources 196(13):5674-5678. 
  • Xiao J, N Chernova, S Upreti, X Chen, Z Li, Z Deng, D Choi, W Xu, Z Nie, GL Graff, J Liu, MS Whittingham, and J Zhang. 2011. "Electrochemical Performances of LiMnPO4 Synthesized from Non-Stoichiometric Li/Mn Ratio." Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. PCCP 13(40):18099-18106.  doi:10.1039/C1CP22658D
  • Xiao J, X Wang, XQ Yang, S Xun, G Liu, PK Koech, J Liu, and JP Lemmon. 2011. "Electrochemically Induced High Capacity Displacement Reaction of PEO/MoS2/Graphene Nanocomposites with Lithium." Advanced Functional Materials 21(15):2840-2846.  doi:10.1002/adfm.201002752
  • Xu W, K Xu, VV Viswanathan, SA Towne, JS Hardy, J Xiao, Z Nie, D Hu, D Wang, and J Zhang. 2011. "Reaction Mechanisms for the Limited Reversibility of Li-O2 Chemistry in Organic Carbonate Electrolytes." Journal of Power Sources 196(22):9631-9639.  doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2011.06.099
  • Xu W, VV Viswanathan, D Wang, SA Towne, J Xiao, Z Nie, D Hu, and J Zhang. 2011. "Investigation on the Charging Process of Li2O2-Based Air Electrodes in Li-O2 Batteries with Organic Carbonate Electrolytes." Journal of Power Sources 196(8):3894-3899. 

2010

  • Zhang J, D Wang, W Xu, J Xiao, and RE Williford. 2010. "Ambient Operation of Li/Air Batteries." Journal of Power Sources 195(13):4332-4337.  doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2010.01.022
  • Choi D, D Wang, IT Bae, J Xiao, Z Nie, W Wang, VV Viswanathan, YJ Lee, J Zhang, GL Graff, Z Yang, and J Liu. 2010. "LiMnPO4 Nanoplate Grown via Solid-State Reaction in Molten Hydrocarbon for Li-ion Battery Cathode." Nano Letters 10(8):27992805.  doi:10.1021/nl1007085
  • Pan A, J Liu, J Zhang, GH Cao, W Xu, Z Nie, J Xiao, D Choi, BW Arey, CM Wang, and S Liang. 2010. "Template Free Synthesis of LiV3O8 Nanorods as a Cathode Material for High-Rate Secondary Lithium Batteries ." Journal of Materials Chemistry 21(4):1153-1161.  doi:10.1039/c0jm02810j
  • Schulz DL, J Hoey, J Smith, A Elangovan, X Wu, I Akhatov, S Payne, J Moore, P Boudjouk, L Pederson, J Xiao, and J Zhang. 2010. " Si6H12/Polymer Inks for Electrospinning a-Si Nanowire Lithium Ion Battery Anodes." Electrochemical and Solid-State Letters 13(10):A143-A145 .  doi:10.1149/1.3466994
  • Wang D, J Xiao, W Xu, and J Zhang. 2010. "High Capacity Pouch-Type Li-air Batteries." Journal of the Electrochemical Society 157(7):A760-A764. 
  • Xiao J, D Choi, L Cosimbescu, PK Koech, J Liu, and JP Lemmon. 2010. "Exfoliated MoS2 Nanocomposite as an Anode Material for Lithium Ion Batteries." Chemistry of Materials 22(16):4522-4524. 
  • Xiao J, D Wang, W Xu, D Wang, RE Williford, J Liu, and J Zhang. 2010. "Optimization of Air Electrode for Li/Air Batteries ." Journal of the Electrochemical Society 157(4):A487-A492.  doi:10.1149/1.3314375
  • Xiao J, W Xu, D Wang, and J Zhang. 2010. "Hybrid Air-Electrode for Li/Air Batteries ." Journal of the Electrochemical Society 157(3):A294-A297.  doi:10.1149/1.3280281
  • Xiao J, W Xu, D Wang, D Choi, W Wang, X Li, GL Graff, J Liu, and J Zhang. 2010. "Stabilization of Silicon Anode for Li-Ion Batteries ." Journal of the Electrochemical Society 157(10):A1047-A1051.  doi:10.1149/1.3464767
  • Xu W, J Xiao, D Wang, J Zhang, and J Zhang. 2010. "Crown Ethers in Nonaqueous Electrolytes for Lithium/Air Batteries." Electrochemical and Solid-State Letters 13(4):A48-A51. 
  • Xu W, J Xiao, D Wang, J Zhang, and J Zhang. 2010. "Effects of Nonaqueous Electrolytes on Primary Li-Air Batteries." In Proceedings of the 44th Power Sources Conference, pp. 43-46.  US Army Electronics Research and Development Laboratory, Fort Monmouth, NJ. 
  • Xu W, NL Canfield, D Wang, J Xiao, Z Nie, and J Zhang. 2010. "A three-dimensional Macroporous Cu/SnO2 composite anode sheet prepared via a novel method." Journal of Power Sources 195(21):7403-7408.  doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2010.05.054
  • Xu W, NL Canfield, D Wang, J Xiao, Z Nie, XS Li, WD Bennett, CC Bonham, and J Zhang. 2010. "Approach to make macroporous metal sheets as current collectors for lithium-ion batteries." Journal of the Electrochemical Society 157(7):A765-A769. 

2009

  • Xiao J, W Xu, D Choi, and J Zhang. 2009. "Synthesis and Characterization of Lithium Manganese Phosphate by a precipitation method." Journal of the Electrochemical Society 157(2):A142-A147.  doi:10.1149/1.3265440
  • Xu W, D Wang, J Xiao, Z Nie, and J Zhang. 2009. "Non-aqueous Electrolytes for High Voltage Lithium Ion Batteries." In Proceedings of the 9th International Advanced Automotive Battery and EC Capacitor Conference and Symposia: Large Lithium Ion Battery Technology and Application (LLIBTA); Large EC Capacitor Technology and Application (ECCAP), June 8-12, 2009, Long Beach, CA.  Advanced Automotive Batteries, Oregon House, CA. 
  • Xu W, J Xiao, D Wang, J Zhang, and J Zhang. 2009. "Effects of Nonaqueous Electrolytes on the Performance of Primary Lithium/Air Batteries ." Journal of the Electrochemical Society 157(2):A219-A224.  doi:10.1149/1.3269928
  • Xu W, J Xiao, J Zhang, D Wang, and J Zhang. 2009. "Optimization of non-aqueous electrolytes for Primary lithium/air batteries operated in Ambient Enviroment." Journal of the Electrochemical Society 156(10):A773-A779.  doi:10.1149/1.3168564

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