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Materials Science Group

Name: 林彥谷( Yan-Gu Lin )
EXT.: 7120
E-mail: lin.yg@nsrrc.org.tw
  • Ph.D Department of Material Science and Enginnering, National Chiao Tung University (2010)
  • M.S. Department of Materials Science & Engineering, Feng Chia University (2004)
  • B.S. Department of Materials Science & Engineering, Feng Chia University (2002)
  • Group leader of Material Science Group, NSRRC (2021-present)
  • Associate Scientist, NSRRC (2019-present)
  • Assistant Scientist, NSRRC (2014-2018)
  • Post-doctoral Visiting Scholar, Argonne National Lab (2012-2013)
  • Post-doctoral Researcher, Institute of Atomic and Molecular Sciences, Academia Sinica (2011-2013)
  • Post-doctoral Researcher, Center for Condensed Matter Sciences, National Taiwan University (2010-2011)
  • TLS 17B1 X-ray Scattering Beamline
Research Interests:
  • Energy Materials
  • Photoelectrochemical Hydrogen Generation
  • Heterogeneous Catalysis
  • Electrochemical Capacitor
  • Fuel Cells
Selected Publications:
  • C.J. Chang*, C.L. Huang, Y.H. Yu, M.C. Teng, C.L. Chiang, Y.G. Lin*, “Electron transfer dynamics and enhanced H2 production activity of hydrangea-like BiOBr/Bi2S3-based photocatalysts with Cu-complex as a redox mediator” Applied Surface Science, Vol. 576, pp 151870 (2022). 
  • T.T. Wang, C.L. Chiang, S. Narra, J.L. Lin, S.W. Chien, J.C. Yu, E. Diau, Y.G. Lin*, M.C. Lin*, “Synergistic effects of plasmonic gold and perovskite-type SrTiO3 for enhanced photocatalytic performance of TiO2 nanotube arrays” Journal of Physical Chemistry C, Vol. 125, pp 24340–24349 (2021). (Selected as the Journal Cover)
  • M. Wang, Y. Xu, C.K. Peng, S.Y. Chen, Y.G. Lin, Z. Hu, L. Sun, S. Ding, C.W. Pao, Q. Shao, and X. Huang*, “Site-Specified Two-Dimensional Heterojunction of Pt Nanoparticles/Metal–Organic Frameworks for Enhanced Hydrogen Evolution” Journal of the American Chemical Society, Vol. 143, pp 16512–16518 (2021).
  • C.Y. Lin*, S.C. Huang, Y.G. Lin, L.C. Hsu, C.T. Yi, “Electrosynthesized Ni-P nanospheres with high activity and selectivity towards photoelectrochemical plastics reforming” Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, Vol. 296, pp120351 (2021).
  • C. Deng, K.H. Wu*, X. Lu, S. Cheong, R. D. Tilley, C.L. Chiang, Y.C. Lin, Y.G. Lin, W. Yan, J. Scott, R. Amal, D.W. Wang*, “Ligand-Promoted Cooperative Electrochemical Oxidation of Bio-Alcohol on Distorted Cobalt Hydroxides for Bio-Hydrogen Extraction” ChemSusChem, Vol. 14, pp2612-2620 (2021).
  • C.J. Chang*, M.C. Teng, J.K. Chen, Y.G. Lin*, C.Y. Chen, “Microwave solvothermal synthesis of cubic MnS@Ag2S core-shell photocatalysts with improved charge separation and photocatalytic activity” Applied Surface Science, Vol. 558, pp149875 (2021).
  • N.V. Mdlovu, N.C. Yang, K.S. Lin*, C.J. Chang*, K.T. Dinh, Y.G. Lin, “Formulation and characterization of W-doped titania nanotubes for adsorption/photodegradation of methylene blue and basic violet 3 dyes” Catalysis Today, DOI: 10.1016/j.cattod.2021.03.015 (2021).    
  • M. Wang, X. Dong, Z. Meng, Z. Hu, Y.G. Lin, C.K. Peng, H. Wang, C.W. Pao, S. Ding, Y. Li, Q. Shao, X. Huang*,“An Efficient Interfacial Synthesis of Two-Dimensional Metal-Organic Framework Nanosheets for Electrochemical Hydrogen Peroxide Production” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., Vol. 60, pp11190-11195 (2021).
  • C.J. Chang*, Y.G. Lin*, J.K. Chen, C.Y. Huang, S.C. Hsieh, S.Y. Wu, “Ionic liquid/surfactant-hydrothermal synthesis of dendritic PbS@CuS core-shell photocatalysts with improved photocatalytic performance” Applied Surface Science, Vol. 546, pp149106 (2021).
  • H.C. Kuo, Y.G. Lin, C.L. Chiang, S.H. Liu*,“FeN@N-doped graphitic biochars derived from hydrothermal-microwave pyrolysis of cellulose biomass for fuel cell catalysts” Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis, Vol. 153, pp 104991 (2021).
  • Y.C. Lin, C.K. Peng, S.C. Lim, C.L. Chen, T.N. Nguyễn, T.T. Wang, M.C. Lin, Y.J. Hsu, S.Y. Chen*, Y.G. Lin*,“Tailoring the Surface Oxygen Engineering of a Carbon-Quantum-Dot-Sensitized ZnO@H-ZnO1-x Multijunction toward Efficient Charge Dynamics and Photoactivity Enhancement” Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, Vol. 285, pp 119846 (2021).
  • T.T. Wang, Y.T. Yang, S.C. Lim, C.L. Chiang, J.S. Lim, Y.C. Lin, C.K. Peng, M.C. Lin*, Y.G. Lin*, “Hydrogenation engineering of bimetallic Ag-Cu-modified-titania photocatalysts for production of hydrogen” Catal. Today, DOI: 10.1016/j.cattod.2020.11.012 (2021).
  • C.C. Hsieh, Y.G. Lin, C.L. Chiang, W.R. Liu*,“ Carbon-coated porous Si/C composite anode materials via two-step etching/coating processes for lithium-ion batteries” Ceramics International, Vol. 46, pp 26598-26607 (2020).
  • K. Tian, H. Lu, L. Bu, X. Huang, C.L. Chiang, S. Yang, Y. Zhao, Y.G. Lin*, J. Zhao*, L. Gao*,“ Exploring Lithium Storage Mechanism and Cycling Stability of Bi2Mo3O12 Binary Metal Oxide Anode Composited with Ti3C2 Mxene” Batteries & Supercaps, Vol. 3, pp 1296–1305 (2020). (Selected as the Journal Cover)
  • Y. Lin, H. Wang, C.K. Peng, L. Bu, C.L. Chiang, K. Tian, Y. Zhao, J. Zhao*, Y.G. Lin, J.M. Lee*, L. Gao*,“ Co-Induced Electronic Optimization of Hierarchical NiFe LDH for Oxygen Evolution” Small, Vol. 16, pp 2002426 (2020).
  • W.H. Zhong, Z. Wang, S. Han, L. Deng, J. Yu, Y.G. Lin, X. Long*, M. Gu*, S.H. Yang*,“Identifying the Active Sites of a Single Atom Catalyst with pH-Universal Oxygen Reduction Reaction Activity” Cell Reports Physical Science, Vol. 1, pp 100115 (2020).
  • V.Q. Le, P.A. Le, S.C. Wu, Y.H. Lai, Y.G. Lin, K.H. Wei, Y.H. Chu*, Y.L. Chueh*, “Transparent Flexible Heteroepitaxy of NiO Coated AZO Nanorods Arrays on Muscovites for Enhanced Energy Storage Application” Small, Vol. 16, pp 2000020 (2020).
  • H.C. Kuo, S.H. Liu*, Y.G. Lin, C.L. Chiang, D.C.W. Tsang, “Synthesis of FeCo-N@N-doped carbon oxygen reduction catalysts via microwave-assisted ammoxidation” Catalysis Science & Technology, Vol. 10, pp 3949 (2020).
  • R. Muruganantham, I.V.B. Maggay, J.Y. Huang, Y.G. Lin, C.C. Yang, W.R. Liu*, “Tailoring the mesoporous ZnMn2O4 spheres as anode materials with excellent cycle stability for sodium-ion batteries” Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Vol. 13, pp 156018 (2020).
  • K.A. Tsai, P.Y. Hsieh, T.H. Lai, C.W. Tsao, H. Pan, Y.G. Lin*, Y.J. Hsu*, “Nitrogen-doped Graphene Quantum Dots for Remarkable Solar Hydrogen Production” ACS Appl. Energy Mater., Vol. 3, pp 5322 (2020).
  • Y.R. Lu, Y.F. Wang, H.W. Chang, Y.C. Huang, J.L. Chen, C.L. Chen, Y.C. Lin, Y.G. Lin, W.F. Pong, T. Ohigashi, N. Kosugi, C.H. Kuo, W.C. Chou*, C.L. Dong*, “Effect of Fe2O3 coating on ZnO nanowires in photoelectrochemical water splitting: A synchrotron x-ray spectroscopic and spectromicroscopic investigation” Sol. Energy Mater. Sol. Cells, Vol. 209, pp110469 (2020).
  • T.T. Wang, C.L. Chiang, Y.C. Lin, V. Srinivasadesikan, M.C. Lin*, Y.G. Lin*, “KSCN-activation of Hydrogenated NiO/TiO2 for Enhanced Photocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution” Applied Surface Science, Vol. 511, pp145548 (2020).
  • T.T. Wang, Y.C. Lin, M.C. Lin*, Y.G. Lin *, “Au-assisted Methanol-hydrogenated Titanium Dioxide for Photocatalytic Evolution of Hydrogen” Catal. Today, Vol. 358, pp143-148 (2020).
  • H. Wang, X. Xiao, S. Liu, C.L. Chiang, X. Kuai, C.K. Peng, Y.C. Lin, X. Meng, J. Zhao, J. Choi*, Y.G. Lin, J.M. Lee*, L. Gao*, “Structural and Electronic Optimization of MoS2 Edges for Hydrogen Evolution” J. Am. Chem. Soc., Vol. 141, pp18578 (2019).
  • Y.C. Lin, L.C. Hsu, C.Y. Lin, C.L. Chiang, C.M. Chou, W.W. Wu, S.Y. Chen*, Y.G. Lin*, “Sandwich-nanostructured n-Cu2O/AuAg/p-Cu2O Photocathode with Highly Positive Onset Potential for Improved Water Reduction” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, Vol. 11, pp38625 (2019).
  • X. Bu, C.L. Chiang, R. Wei, Z. Li, Y. Meng, C.K. Peng, Y.C. Lin, Y. Li, Y.G. Lin*, K.S. Chan, J.C. Ho*, “2D Cobalt Phosphate Hydroxide Nanosheets: A New Type of High-Performance Electrocatalysts with Intrinsic CoO6 Lattice Distortion for Water Oxidation” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, Vol. 11, pp38633 (2019).
  • R. Muruganantham, I.V.B. Maggay, L.M.Z.D. Juan, M.T. Nguyen, T. Yonezawa, C.H. Lin*, Y.G. Lin, W.R. Liu*, “Electrochemical exploration of the effects of calcination temperature of a mesoporous zinc vanadate anode material on the performance of Na-ion batteries” Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers, Vol. 6, pp2653 (2019).
  • X. Zhu, X. Tan, K.H. Wu, C.L. Chiang, Y.C. Lin, Y.G. Lin, D.W. Wang, S. Smith, X. Lu*, R. Amal*, “N,P co-coordinated Fe species embedded in carbon hollow spheres for oxygen electrocatalysis” J. Mater. Chem. A, Vol. 7, pp14732 (2019).
  • P. Sabhapathy, C.C. Liao, W.F. Chen*, T.Ch. Chou, I. Shown, A. Sabbah, Y.G. Lin, J.F. Lee, M.K. Tsai, K.H. Chen*, L.C. Chen*, “Highly efficient nitrogen and carbon coordinated N-Co-C electrocatalysts on reduced graphene oxide derived from vitamin-B12 for the hydrogen evolution reaction” J. Mater. Chem. A, Vol. 7, pp7179 (2019).
  • Y.C. Shen, C.Y. Tung, C.Y. Huang, Y.C. Lin, Y.G. Lin, R.H. Horng*, “Study on optoelectronic characteristic of ZnGa2O4 thin-film phototransistors” ACS Appl. Electronic Materials, Vol. 1, pp783 (2019).
  • T.T. Wang, P. Raghunath, Y.C. Lin, Y.G. Lin*, M.C. Lin*, “Effective hydrogenation of TiO2 photocatalysts with CH3OH for enhanced water splitting: A computational and X-ray study” Applied Surface Science, Vol. 488, pp546 (2019).
  • C.J. Chang*, Y.G. Lin*, P.Y. Chao, J.K. Chen, “AgI-BiOI-graphene composite photocatalysts with enhanced interfacial charge transfer and photocatalytic H2 production activity” Applied Surface Science, Vol. 469, pp703 (2019).
  • C.J. Chang*, Y.G. Lin*, H.T. Weng, Y.H. Wei, “Photocatalytic hydrogen production from glycerol solution at room temperature by ZnO-ZnS/graphene photocatalysts” Applied Surface Science, Vol. 451, pp198 (2018).
  • Y.C. Chen, Y.K. Hsu, R. Popescu, D. Gerthsen, Y.G. Lin, C. Feldmann*, “Au@Nb@HxK1-xNbO3 nanopeapods with nearinfrared active plasmonic hot-electron injection for water splitting” Nature Communications, Vol. 9, pp232 (2018).
  • S.H. Tsai, S. Basu, C.Y. Huang, L.C. Hsu, Y.G. Lin, R.H. Horng*, “Deep-ultraviolet Photodetectors Based on Epitaxial ZnGa2O4 Thin Films” Scientific Reports, Vol. 8, pp14056 (2018).
  • H.C. Chiu, W.H. Huang, L.C. Hsu, Y.G. Lin, Y.H. Lai, C.Y. Lin*, “Calcium containing iron oxide as an efficient and robust catalyst in (photo-)electrocatalytic water oxidation at neutral pH” Sustainable Energy & Fuels, Vol. 2, pp271 (2018).
  • K.S. Lin*, Y.G. Lin, H.W. Cheng, Y.H. Haung, “Preparation and characterization of V-Loaded titania nanotubes for adsorption/photocatalysis of basic dye and environmental hormone contaminated wastewaters” Catalysis Today, Vol. 307, pp119-130 (2018).
  • C.L. Chiang, K.S. Lin*, P.J. Hsu, Y.G. Lin, “Synthesis and characterization of magnetic zinc and manganese ferrite catalysts for decomposition of carbon dioxide into methane” International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol. 42, pp22123-22137 (2017).
  • C.L. Chiang, K.S. Lin*, S.H. Yu, Y.G. Lin, “Synthesis and Characterization of H3PW12O40/Ce0.1Ti0.9O2 for Dimethyl Carbonate Formation via Methanol Carbonation” International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol. 42, pp22108-22122 (2017).
  • C.L. Chiang, K.S. Lin*, Y.G. Lin, “Preparation and Characterization of Ni5Ga3 for Methanol Formation via CO2 Hydrogenation” Topics in Catalysis, Vol. 60, pp685-696 (2017).
  • T.T. Wang, P. Raghunath, Y.G. Lin, M.C. Lin*, “Synergistic Effect of Hydrogenation and Thiocyanate Treatments on Ag-Loaded TiO2 Nanoparticles for Solar-to-Hydrogen Conversion” J. Phys. Chem. C, Vol. 121, pp9681-9690 (2017).
  • Y.C. Chen, J.H. Hsu, Y.G. Lin, Y.K. Hsu*, “Silver Nanowires on Coffee Filter as Dual-sensing Functionality for Efficient and Low-cost SERS Substrate and Electrochemical Detection” Sensors & Actuators B: Chemical, Vol. 245, pp189-195 (2017).
  • Y.C. Chen, Z.B. Chen, Y.G. Lin, Y.K. Hsu*, “Synthesis of Copper Phosphide Nanotube Arrays as Electrodes for Asymmetric Supercapacitors” ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, Vol. 5, pp 3863-3870 (2017).
  • Y.C. Chen, Y.G. Lin, Y.K. Hsu*, “Biomimicry of Cuscuta Electrode Design Endows Hybrid Capacitor with Ultrahigh Energy Density Exceeding 2 mWh cm-2 at a Power Delivery of 25 mW cm-2” Journal of Materials Chemistry A, Vol. 5, pp 4779-4784 (2017).
  • Y.C. Chen, J.H. Hsu, Z.B. Chen, Y.G. Lin, Y.K. Hsu*, “Fabrication of Fe3O4 Nanotube Arrays for High-Performance Non-Enzymatic Detection of Glucose” Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, Vol. 788, pp144-149 (2017).
  • S.G. Zybtsev, V.Ya. Pokrovskii, V.F. Nasretdinova, S.V. Zaitsev-Zotov, V.V. Pavlovskiy, A.B. Odobesco, Woei Wu Pai, M.-W. Chu, Y.G. Lin, E. Zupanič, H.J.P. van Midden, S. Šturm, E. Tchernychova, A.Prodan, J.C. Bennett, I.R. Mukhamedshin, O.V. Chernysheva, A.P. Menushenkov, V.B.Loginov, M. Abdel-Hafiez, B.A. Loginov, A.N.Titov, “NbS3 – a unique quasi one-dimensional conductor with three charge density wave transitions” Physical Review B, Vol. 95, pp035110 (2017).
  • Y.K. Hsu*, Z.B. Chen, Y.C. Chen, Y.G. Lin*, “Room-temperature Fabrication of Cu Nanobrushes for an Effective Surface-enhanced Raman Scattering Substrate” CrystEngComm, Vol. 18, pp8284-8290 (2016). 
  • Y.G. Lin*, Y.K. Hsu*, Y.C. Lin, Y.C. Chen, “Hierarchical Fe2O3 nanotube/nickel foam electrodes for electrochemical energy storage” Electrochimica Acta, Vol. 216, pp287-294 (2016).
  • Y.G. Lin*, Y.K. Hsu*, Y.C. Lin, Y.C. Chen, “Electrodeposited Fe2TiO5 Nanostructures for Photoelectrochemical Oxidation of Water” Electrochimica Acta, Vol. 213, pp898-903 (2016). 
  • Y.G. Lin*, Y.K. Hsu*, Y.C. Lin, Y.H. Cheng, S.Y. Chen, Y.C. Chen, “Synthesis of Cu2O Nanoparticle Films at Room temperature for Solar Water Splitting” Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, Vol. 471, pp76-80 (2016).
  • Y.C. Chen, Y.G. Lin*, L.C. Hsu, A. Tarasov, P.T. Chen, M. Hayashi, J. Ungelenk, Y.K. Hsu*, C. Feldmann*, “β-SnWO4 Photocatalyst with Controlled Morphological Transition of Cubes to Spikecubes” ACS Catalysis, Vol. 6, pp2357-2367 (2016). (Selected as the Journal Cover)
  • C.P. Lee, W.F. Chen, T. Billo, Y.G. Lin, F.Y. Fu, S. Samireddi, C.H. Lee, J.S. Hwang, K.H. Chen, L.C. Chen, “Beaded stream-like CoSe2 nanoneedle array for efficient hydrogen evolution electrocatalysis” Journal of Materials Chemistry A, Vol. 4, pp4553-4561 (2016).
  • Y.G. Lin*, Y.K. Hsu*, C.J. Chuang, Y.C. Lin, Y.C. Chen, “Thermally Activated Cu/Cu2S/ZnO Nanoarchitectures with Surface-Plasmon-Enhanced Raman Scattering” Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, Vol. 464, pp66-72 (2016). 
  • Y.K. Hsu*, Y.C. Chen, Y.G. Lin*, “Novel ZnO/Fe2O3 Core-shell Nanowires for Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting” ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, Vol. 7, pp14157-14162 (2015).
  • Y.K. Hsu*, Y.C. Chen, and Y.G. Lin*, “Spontaneous Formation of CuO Nanosheets on Cu Foil for H2O2 Detection” Applied Surface Science, Vol. 354, pp85-89 (2015). 
  • Y.K. Hsu*, J.R. Wu, M.H. Chen, Y.C. Chen, and Y.G. Lin*, “Fabrication of Homojunction Cu2O Solar Cells by Electrochemical Deposition” Applied Surface Science, Vol. 354, pp8-13 (2015).
  • Y.C. Chang, S.N. Hsiao*, S.H. Liu, S.H. Su, K.F. Chiu, W.C. Hsieh, S.K. Chen, Y.G. Lin*, H.Y. Lee, C. K. Sung, and J.G. Duh*, ”Effect of L12 ordering in antiferromagnetic Ir-Mn epitaxial layer on exchange bias of FePd films” Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 117, pp17D154 (2015). 
  • Y.K. Hsu*, H.H. Lin, M.H. Chen, Y.C. Chen, and Y.G. Lin*, ”Polarity-dependent Performance of p-Cu2O/n-ZnO Solar Cells” Electrochimica Acta, Vol. 144, pp295-299 (2014). 
  • Y.K. Hsu*, Y.C. Chen, and Y.G. Lin*, ”Synthesis of CuS Nanowire Arrays for High-performance Supercapacitors” Electrochimica Acta, Vol. 139, pp401-407 (2014).
  • Y.G. Lin*, Y.K. Hsu, Y.C. Chen, B.W. Lee, J.S. Hwang, L.C. Chen*, and K.H. Chen*, ” Cobalt-Phosphate-Assisted Photoelectrochemical Water Oxidation by Arrays of Molybdenum-Doped Zinc Oxide Nanorods” ChemSusChem, Vol. 7, pp2748-2754 (2014).
  • Y.C. Chen, Y.G. Lin*, Y.K. Hsu*, S.C. Yen, K.H. Chen, and L.C. Chen*, ”Novel Iron Oxyhydroxide Lepidocrocite Nanosheet as Ultrahigh Power Density Anode Material for Asymmetric Supercapacitors” Small, Vol. 10, pp3803-3810 (2014).
  • S.Y. Fu, Y.K. Hsu*, M.H. Chen, C.J. Chuang, Y.C. Chen, and Y.G. Lin*, ”Silver-decorated hierarchical cuprous oxide micro/nanospheres as highly effective surface-enhanced Raman scattering substrates” Optics Express, Vol. 22, pp14617-14624 (2014). 
  • Y.G. Lin*, Y.C. Chen, J.T. Miller, L.C. Chen*, K.H. Chen, and Y.K. Hsu*, ”Hierarchically Porous Calcium-containing Manganese Dioxide Nanorod Bundles with Superior Photoelectrochemical Activity” ChemCatChem, Vol. 6, pp1684-1690 (2014). 
  • Y.K. Hsu*, H.H. Lin, J.R. Wu, M.H. Chen*, Y.C. Chen, and Y.G. Lin, ”Electrochemical Growth and Characterization of p-Cu2O Thin Film on n-ZnO Nanorods for Solar Cell Application” RSC Advances, Vol. 4, pp7655-7659 (2014). 
  • Y.K. Hsu*, S.Y. Fu, M.H. Chen, Y.C. Chen, and Y.G. Lin, ”Synthesis of Pt Nanoparticles/ZnO Nanorods Array for Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting” Electrochimica Acta, Vol. 120, pp1-5 (2014). 
  • Y.G. Lin, Y.K. Hsu, A.M. Basilio, Y.T. Chen, K.H. Chen*, and L.C. Chen*, ”Photoelectrochemical activity on Ga-polar and N-polar GaN surfaces for energy conversion” Optics Express, Vol. 22, ppA21-A27 (2014).