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Xiulin Fan (范修林)

Assistant Research Scientist
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Room 4128 Chemistry Building
Building #090
University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742

E-mail: xlfan@umd.edu
Phone: 301-405-3107; +86-571-87951876

 

Education

  • B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Zhejiang University, China, 2007.
  • Ph.D in Materials Science (Supervisor: Prof. Lixin Chen) Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Zhejiang University, China. 2012

Research Interests

  • Lithium-ion Batteries
  • Hydrogen storage materials

 

Publications

Journal Articles

  1. X.L. Fan, X.Z. Xiao, L.X. Chen, X.H. Wang, S.Q. Li, H.W. Ge, Q.D. Wang. High catalytic efficiency of amorphous TiB2 and NbB2 nanoparticles for hydrogen storage using the 2LiBH4-MgH2 system. J. Mater. Chem. A, 2013, 1, 11368-11375.
  2. X.L. Fan, X.Z. Xiao, J. Shao, L.T. Zhang, S.Q. Li, H.W. Ge, Q.D. Wang, L.X. Chen. Size effect on hydrogen storage properties of NaAlH4 confined in uniform porous carbons. Nano Energy, 2013, 2, 995-1003.
  3. X.L. Fan, X.Z. Xiao, L.X. Chen, L.T. Zhang, J. Shao, S.Q. Li, H.W. Ge, Q.D. Wang. Significantly improved hydrogen storage properties of NaAlH4 catalyzed with Ce-based nanoparticles. J. Mater. Chem. A, 2013, 1, 9752-9759;
  4. X.L. Fan, X.Z. Xiao, L.X. Chen, J. Shao, L.T. Zhang, S.Q. Li, H.W. Ge, Q.D. Wang. Superior catalytic effects of transition metal boride nanoparticles on the reversible hydrogen storage properties of Li-Mg-B-H system. Part. Part. Syst. Charact. 2013, DOI: 10.1002/ppsc.201300171.
  5. X.L. Fan, X.Z. Xiao, L.X. Chen, K.R. Yu, Z. Wu, S.Q. Li, Q.D. Wang. Active species of CeAl4 in the CeCl3-doped sodium aluminium hydride and its enhancement on reversible hydrogen storage performance. Chem. Commun., 2009: 6857-6859.
  6. X.L. Fan, X.Z. Xiao, L.X. Chen, S.Q. Li, Q.D. Wang. Enhanced hydriding- dehydriding performance of CeAl2-doped NaAlH4 and the evolvement of Ce-containing species in the cycling. J. Phys. Chem. C, 2011, 115: 2537-2543.
  7. X.L. Fan, X.Z. Xiao, L.X. Chen, L.Y. Han, S.Q. Li, H.W. Ge, Q.D. Wang. Thermodynamics, kinetics and modeling investigation on the dehydrogenation of CeAl4-doped NaAlH4 hydrogen storage material, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2011, 115: 22680-22687.
  8. X.L. Fan, X.Z. Xiao, L.X. Chen, L.Y. Han, S.Q. Li, H.W. Ge, Q.D. Wang. Hydriding-dehydriding kinetics and the microstructure of La- and Sm-doped NaAlH4 prepared via direct synthesis method. Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, 2011, 36: 10861-10869.
  9. X.L. Fan, X.Z. Xiao, L.X. Chen, S.Q. Li, H.W. Ge, Q.D. Wang. Direct synthesis and hydrogen storage behaviors of nanocrystalline Na2LiAlH6. J. Mater. Sci., 2011, 46: 3314-3318.
  10. X.L. Fan, X.Z. Xiao, L.X Chen, S.Q. Li, Q.D. Wang. Investigation on the nature of active species in the CeCl3-doped sodium alanate system. J. Alloys Compd., 2011, 509S: S750-S753.
  11. X.L. Fan, X.Z. Xiao, J.C. Hou, Z. Zhang, Y.B. Liu, Z. Wu, C.P. Chen, Q.D. Wang, L.X. Chen. Reversible hydrogen storage behaviors and microstructure of TiC-doped sodium aluminum hydride. J. Mater. Sci., 2009, 44: 4700-4704.
  12. L.X. Chen, X.L. Fan, X.Z. Xiao, J.W. Xue, S.Q. Li, H.W. Ge, C.P. Chen. Influence of TiC catalyst on the absorption/desorption behaviors and microstructures of sodium aluminum hydride. Trans. Nonferrous Met. Soc. China, 2011, 21: 1297-1302.
  13. [13] X.Z. Xiao, X.L. Fan, K.R. Yu, S.Q Li, C.P. Chen, Q.D. Wang, L.X. Chen. Catalytic mechanism of new TiC-doped sodium alanate for hydrogen storage. J. Phys. Chem. C, 2009, 113: 20745-20751.
  14. X.Z. Xiao, L.X. Chen, X.L. Fan, X.H. Wang, C.P. Chen, Y.Q. Lei, Q.D. Wang. Direct synthesis of nanocrystalline NaAlH4 complex hydride for hydrogen storage. Appl. Phys. Lett., 2009, 94: 041907.
  15. X.Z. Xiao, K.R. Yu, X.L. Fan, Z. Wu, X.H. Wang, C.P. Chen, Q.D. Wang, L.X. Chen. Synthesis and hydriding/dehydriding properties of nanosized sodium alanates prepared by reactive ball-milling. Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, 2011, 36: 539-548.
  16. X.Z. Xiao, C.X. Li, L.X. Chen, X.L. Fan, H.Q. Kou, Q.D. Wang. Synthesis and dehydrogenation of CeAl4-doped calcium alanate. J. Alloys Compd., 2011, 509S: S743-S746.
  17. J. Shao, X.Z. Xiao, L.X. Chen, X.L. Fan, L.Y. Han, S.Q. Li, H.W. Ge, Q.D. Wang. Enhanced hydriding-dehydriding performance of a 2LiH-MgB2 composite by the catalytic effects of Ni-B nanoparticles. J. Mater. Chem. A, 2013, 1: 10184-10192.
  18. J. Shao, X.Z. Xiao, X.L. Fan, L.X. Chen, H.Y. Zhu, S.Q. Yu, Z.D. Gong, S.Q. Li, H.W. Ge, Q.D. Wang. A low temperature mechanochemical synthesis and characterization of amorphous Ni-B untrafine nanoparticles. Mater. Lett., 2013, 109: 203-206.
  19. X.Z. Xiao, L.T. Zhang, X.L. Fan, L.Y. Han, J. Shao, S.Q. Li, H.W. Ge, Q.D. Wang, L.X. Chen. Synergetic effect of in situ formed nano NbH and LiH1-xFx for improving reversible hydrogen storage properties of the Li-Mg-B-H system. J. Phys. Chem. C, 2013, 117: 12019-12025.
  20. Z.W. Chen, X.Z. Xiao, L.X. Chen, X.L. Fan, L.X. Liu, S.Q. Li, H.W. Ge, Q.D. Wang. Development of Ti-Cr-Mn-Fe based alloys with high hydrogen desorption pressures for hybrid hydrogen storage vessel applications. Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, 2013, 38: 12803-12810 .

 

Professional Affiliations

  • The Electrochemical Society

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