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Minghui Yang, Ph.D.

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Baker Laboratory Ithaca, NY 14853
office:(607) 255-4164

Research Scientist

Synthesis of New Nitride and Oxynitride Compounds for Fuel Cell Applications

Ph. D. University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK , 2010

Research Experience:

Solid state materials, mainly oxynitrides; synthesis (glove box handling, ammonolysis and high pressure and temperature synthesis), thermogravimetric analysis, powder X-ray diffraction (Diamond synchrotron high pressure diamond anvil cell), powder neutron diffraction (ILL constant wavelength and ISIS time-of-flight), Rietveld refinement, magnetization and (magneto)resistance measurements.


Minghui Yang, J. Oro´-Sole´, J. Rodgers, A. B. Jorge, A. Fuertes and J. P. Attfield, Anion order in perovskite oxynitrides, Nature Chemistry, 2010

Minghui Yang, J. Rodgers, L. C. Middler, J. Oró-Solé, A. B. Jorge, A. Fuertes and J. Paul. Attfield, Direct solid state synthesis at high pressures of new mixed metal oxynitrides; RZrO2N (R = Pr, Nd, and Sm), Inorg. Chem. 2009, 48, 11498

Minghui Yang, J. Oró-Solé, A. Kusmartsva, A. Fuertes and J. Paul Attfield, Electronic Tuning of Two Metals and Colossal Magnetoresistances in EuWO1+xN2-x Perovskites, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2010, 132, 4822

Minghui Yang, J. Oró-Solé, A. Fuertes and J. Paul Attfield, Topochemical Synthesis of Europium Molybdenum Oxynitride Pyrochlores, Chem. Mater. 2010, 22, 4132

A. Kusmartsva, Minghui Yang, J. Oró-Solé, A. B. Jorge, A. Fuertes and J. Paul Attfield, Large magnetoresistances and non-Ohmic conductivity in EuWO1+xN2-x, Appl. Phys. Lett. 2009, 95, 022110

A. Kusmartsva, Minghui Yang, Angel M. Arevalo-Lopez, Konstantin V. Kamenev and J. Paul Attfield, Pressure suppression of charge order without metallisation in Cs2Au2I6, Chem. Comm. 2010, 46, 6681