Dr. Wei Xia

Dr. Wei Xia

Carbon materials and electrocatalysis



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Topics

  • fuel cell catalysis
  • doping of carbon nanomaterials
  • anode materials in lithium ion batteries
  • hydrogenation catalysis

Material synthesis and modification

  • chemical vapor deposition/synthesis
  • gas phase reactions
  • high temperature reactions
  • catalytic reactions
  • surface reactions

Characterization techniques

  • X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS)
  • temperature-programmed desorption (TPD)
  • TPD with NH3 as probe molecule
  • temperature-programmed surface reaction
  • X-ray diffraction (XRD)
  • Raman spectroscopy
  • scanning and transmission electron microscopy (SEM, TEM)
  • nitrogen physisorption
  • electrochemical studies, CV, RDE, EIS (in collaboration with the group of Prof. Schuhmann)