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Yucheng Lan

Dr. Yucheng Lan

Professor, Physics

Office: Calloway Hall 112
Phone: (443) 885-3752

Research Interests:Renewable energy, photo-/electro-catalysts, nanosensing, electron microscopy, and nanomateri-als. The main interest is to synthesize nanomaterials, investigate phonon and electron transport at nanoscale, and develop their applications in thermoelectrics, photovoltaics, electrocatalytics, and bio-/thermo-sensors.Selected Publications (Total: 130, h-Index: 35, i10-index: 70, citations: 9000):
  • J. Shuai, H. Y. Geng, Y. C. Lan, Z. Zhu, C. Wang, Z. H. Liu, J. M. Bao, C. W. Chu, J. H. Sui, and Z. F. Ren, Higher thermoelectric performance of Zintl phases (Eu0.5Yb0.5)1-xCaxMg2Bi2 by band engineering and strain fluctuation, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 113 (2016) E4125 - E4132.
  • J. Shuai, H. S. Kim, Y. C. Lan, S. Chen, Y. Liu, H. Z. Zhao, J. H. Sui, and Z. F. Ren, Study on Thermoelectric Performance by Na Doping in Nanostructured Mg1-xNaxAg0.97Sb0.99, Nano Energy 11 (2015) 640 - 646.
  • M. Koirala, H. Wang, M. Pokharel, Y. C. Lan, C. F. Guo, C. Opeil, and Z. F. Ren, Nanostructured YbAgCu4 for Potentially Cryogenic Thermoelectric Cooling, Nano Letters 14 (2014) 5016 - 5020.
  • Y. C. Lan, Y. L. Lu, and Z. F. Ren, Mini Review on Photocatalysis of Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles and Their Solar Applications, Nano Energy 2 (2013) 1031 - 1045.
  • Y. C. Lan, Y. Wang, and Z. F. Ren, Physics and Applications of Aligned Carbon Nanotubes, Advances in Physics 60 (2011) 553 - 678.
  • D. Cai, L. Ren, H. Z. Zhao, C. J. Xu, L. Zhang, Y. Yu, H. Z. Wang, Y. C. Lan, M. F. Roberts, J. Chuang, M. J. Naughton, Z. F. Ren, and T. C. Chiles, A Molecular Imprint Nanosensor for Ultrasensitive Detection of Proteins, Nature Nanotechology 5 (2010) 597 - 601.
  • Y. C. Lan, B. Poudel, Y. Ma, D. Z. Wang, M. S. Dresselhaus, G. Chen, and Z. F. Ren, Structure Study of Bulk Nanograined Thermoelectric Bismuth Antimony Telluride, Nano Letters 9 (2009) 1419 - 1422.
  • B. Poudel, Q. Hao, Y. Ma, Y. C. Lan, A. Minnich, B. Yu, X. Yan, D. Z. Wang, A. Muto, D. Vashaee, X. Y. Chen, J. M. Liu, M. S. Dresselhaus, G. Chen, and Z. F. Ren, High-thermoelectric Performance of Nanostructured Bismuth Antimony Telluride Bulk Alloys, Science 320 (2008) 634 - 638.