Lu Research Group
University of Science and Technology of China  

Research Interests Junling Lu
    1. Atomically-precise smart design of new catalytic materials using a combined wet-chemistry and ALD method.
    2. Catalysis for the efficient conversion of energy resources into valuable forms.
    3. Hydrogen generation for fuel cell applications.
    4. CO2 utilization.
09. 2002 – 07. 2007          Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
                                             Ph.D., Condensed Matter Physics
08. 2004 – 08. 2006          Chemical Physics Department, Fitz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, Berlin, Germany
                                             Visiting student
09. 1998 – 07. 2002          Department of Physics, Henan University, Kaifeng, China    
                                             B.Sc., Physics
Research Experiences

07. 2010 - present   Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Argonne National Laboratory, USA
Supervisor: Dr. Jeffrey W. Elam
07. 2007 - 07. 2010   Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Northwestern University, USA.  
Supervisor: Prof. Peter C. Stair
08. 2004 - 08. 2006      Visiting student at Fitz-Haber- Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, Germany.
Supervisor: Prof. Hans-Joachim Freund
09. 2002 – 07. 2007  Ph. D student at Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China.
Supervisor: Prof. Hongjun Gao
Thesis title: Investigation of Palladium and Gold Nanoparticles Supported on Silica and Ceria Thin Films

    1. Metal containing composites. J. Lu, P. C. Stair, US and International Patent. PCT/US2010/001689 (2011)
    2. Metal catalyst composition. J. Lu, P. C. Stair, B.-S. Fu, M. F. Kung, H. H. Kung, US and International Patent. WO Patent. PCT/US2012/039343(2012)
Book Chapters
    1. Atomic Layer Deposition of Noble Metals – New Developments in Nanostructured Catalysts
      J. Lu, Y. Lei, J. W. Elam, InTech, ISBN 978-953-307-898-4, Chapter 8, (2012) P159-178
Recent Publications
    1. J. Lu, B. S. Fu, M. C. Kung, G. M. Xiao, J. W. Elam, H. H Kung, and P. C Stair*, Coking-and sintering-resistant palladium catalysts achieved through atomic layer deposition, Science, 335 (2012) 1205-1208.
    2. J. Lu, K.-B.Low, Y.Lei, J.A. Libera, A.Nicholls, P.C. Stair,andJ.W. Elam*, Toward Atomically-Precise Synthesis of Supported Bimetallic Nanoparticles UsingAtomic Layer Deposition, Nature Commun., 5 (2014) 3264.
    3. J. Lu,J.W.Elam, and P.C Stair*, Synthesis and Stabilization of Supported Metal Catalysts by Atomic Layer Deposition, Acc.Chem.Res.,46 (2013) 1806–1815.
    4. J. Lu, and P.C Stair*, Low-Temperature ABC-Type Atomic Layer Deposition: Synthesis of Highly Uniform Ultrafine Supported Metal Nanoparticles, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 49 (2010) 2547-2551.
    5. J. Lu, B. Liu, N. P. Guisinger, P. C. Stair, J. P. Greeley, and J. W. Elam, First-principles predictions and in situ experimental validation of alumina atomic layer deposition on metal surfaces, Chem. Mater. 26 (2014) 6752-6761.
    6. C. P. Canlas, J. Lu, N. A. Ray, N. A. Grosso-Giordano, S. Lee, J. W. Elam, R. E. Winans, R. P Van Duyne, P. C Stair, and J. M. Notestein*, Shape-selective sieving layers on an oxide catalyst surface, Nature Chem., 4 (2012) 1030–1036.
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