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2020

 

54. "Revealing 3D Morphology in Nanoporous Gold using 3D X-ray Fresnel Coherent Diffractive Imaging Tomography"
Yu-chen Karen Chen-Wiegart , SangSoo Kim , David Vine, Xianghui Xiao,   Chonghang Zhao , Mark A.Pfeifer, Garth J. Williams and Ian McNulty
Journal of Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage (accepted)

53. "Unveiling 3D Morphology of Multiscale Micro-Nano Silver Sintering for Advanced Electronics Manufacturing by Ptychographic X-ray Nano-Tomography"
Yu-Chung Lin, Xiaoyang Liu, Kang-Wei Chou, Esther H.R. Tsai, Chonghang Zhao, Mirko Holler, Ana Diaz, Stanislas Petrash, Yu-chen Karen Chen-Wiegart
Advanced Engineering Materials (accepted)

52. "Systems-Level Investigation of Aqueous Batteries for Understanding the Benefit of Water-In-Salt Electrolyte by Synchrotron Nano-Imaging"
Cheng-Hung Lin, Ke Sun, Mingyuan Ge, Lisa Housel, Alison McCarthy, Mallory Vila, Chonghang Zhao, Xianghui Xiao, Wah-Keat Lee, Kenneth J. Takeuchi, Esther S. Takeuchi, Amy C. Marschilok, Yu-chen Karen Chen-Wiegart
Science Advances (2020)    (in press)

51. "Designing Multiscale Porous Metal by Simple Dealloying with 3D Morphological Evolution Mechanism Revealed via X-ray Nano-tomography"
Lijie Zou, Mingyuan Ge, Chonghang Zhao, Qingkun Meng, Hao Wang, Xiaoyang Liu, Cheng-Hung Lin, Xianghui Xiao, Wah-Keat Lee, Qiang Shen, Fei Chen, Yu-chen Karen Chen-Wiegart
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces   (2020), 12, 2793−2804; DOI: 10.1021/acsami.9b16392.
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2019

50.  “Multi‐element effects on arsenate accumulation in a geochemical matrix determined using µ‐XRF, µ‐XANES and spatial statistics”
Aakriti Sharma, Amanda Muyskens, Joseph Guinness, Matthew L. Polizzotto, Montserrat Fuentes, Ryan V. Tappero, Yu-chen K. Chen-Wiegart, Juergen Thieme, Garth J. Williams, Alvin S. Acerbo, Dean Hesterberg
Journal of Synchrotron Radiation 26, no. 6 (2019)
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49.   "Bi-continuous pattern formation in thin films via solid-state interfacial dealloying studied by multimodal characterization"
Chonghang Zhao, Kim Kisslinger, Xiaojing Huang, Ming Lu, Fernando Camino, Cheng-Hung Lin, Hanfei Yan, Evgeny Nazaretski, Yong Chu, Bruce Ravel, Mingzhao Liu and Yu-chen Karen Chen-Wiegart
Materials Horizons, 6(19), 1991-2002
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48.   “Environmentally Friendly Zr-Based Conversion Nanocoatings for Corrosion Inhibition of Metal Surfaces Evaluated by Multimodal X-ray Analysis”
Xiaoyang Liu, Donald Vonk, Hua Jiang, Kim Kisslinger, Xiao Tong, Mingyuan Ge, Evgeny Nazaretski, Bruce Ravel, Kate Foster, Stanislas Petrash, and Yu-chen Karen Chen-Wiegart
ACS Applied Nano Materials 2019 2 (4), 1920-1929 
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47. “Insights into the physical and chemical properties of a cement-polymer composite developed for geothermal wellbore applications“
Kenton A. Rod, Manh-Thuong Nguyen, Mohamed Elbakhshwan, Simerjeet Gills, Barbara Kutchko, Tamas Varga, Adriana M. Mckinney, Timothy J. Roosendaal, M. Ian Childers,  Chonghang Zhao, Yu-chen Karen Chen-Wiegart , Juergen Thieme, Phillip K. Koech, Wooyong Um, Jaehun Chun, Roger Rousseau, Vassiliki-Alexandra Glezakou, Carlos A. Fernandez,
Cement and Concrete Composites, Volume 97, 2019, 279-287,
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2018

46. “An Operando Study of the Initial Discharge of Bi and Bi/Cu Modified MnO2“  
Joshua W Gallaway, Gautam G Yadav, Damon E Turney, Michael Nyce, Jinchao Huang,   Yu-chen Karen Chen-Wiegart, Garth Williams, Juergen Thieme, John S Okasinski, Xia Wei, Sanjoy Banerjee
J. Electrochem. Soc. 2018 volume 165, issue 13, A2935-A2947
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45. “Cationic Ordering Coupled to Reconstruction of Basic Building Units during Synthesis of High-Ni Layered Oxides”
Ming-Jian Zhang, Gaofeng Teng,   Yu-chen Karen Chen-Wiegart, Yandong Duan, Jun Young Ko, Jiaxin Zheng, Juergen Thieme, Eric Dooryhee, Zonghai Chen, Jianming Bai, Khalil Amine, Feng Pan, Feng Wang
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2018, 140 (39), p. 12484–12492
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44. “Imaging of 3D Morphological Evolution of Nanoporous Silicon Anode in Lithium Ion Battery by X-Ray Nano-Tomography”
Chonghang Zhao, Takeshi Wada, Vincent De Andrade, Doga Gursoy; Hidemi Kato,   Yu-chen Karen Chen-Wiegart
Nano Energy, Volume 52 (2018), p.381-390
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43. “New aspects of longitudinal instabilities in electron storage rings”
Alexei Blednykh, Belkacem Bacha, Gabriele Bassi, Weixing Cheng, Oleg Chubar, Anton Derbenev, Ryan Lindberg, Maksim Rakitin, Victor Smaluk, Mikhail Zhernenkov,   Yu-chen Karen Chen-Wiegart, and Lutz Wiegart
Scientific Reports, 8, Article number: 11918  (2018)
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42. “Accumulation of persistent tungsten in bone as in situ generated polytungstate”
Cassidy R. VanderSchee, David Kuter, Alicia M. Bolt, Feng-Chun Lo, Renfei Feng, Juergen Thieme,   Yu-chen Karen Chen-Wiegart, Garth Williams, Koren K. Mann & D. Scott Bohle
Communications Chemistry, volume 1, Article number: 8 (2018)
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2017

41. “Operando Multi-modal Synchrotron Investigation for Structural and Chemical Evolution of Cupric Sulfide (CuS) Additive in Li-S battery”,
Ke Sun, Chonghang Zhao, Cheng-Hung Lin, Eli Stavitski, Garth Williams, Jianming Bai, Eric Dooryhee, Klaus Attenkofer, Juergen Thieme,   Yu-chen Karen Chen-Wiegart, Hong Gan
Scientific Reports (2017), DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-12738-0
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40. “3D Morphological and Chemical Evolution of Nanoporous Stainless Steel by Liquid Metal Dealloying”
Chonghang Zhao, Takeshi Wada, Vincent De Andrade, Li Li, Jeff Gelb, Garth Williams, Juergen Thieme, Hidemi Kato,   Yu-chen Karen Chen-Wiegart
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces (2017), DOI: 10.1021/acsami.7b04659
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39. “Elemental and Molecular Segregation in Oil Paintings due to Lead Soap Degradation”,
Yu-chen Karen Chen-Wiegart, Jaclyn Catalano, Garth Williams, Anna Murphy, Yao Yao, Nicholas Zumbulyadis, Silvia A. Centeno, Cecil Dybowski, Juergen Thieme,
Scientific Reports, 7:11656 (2017)
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38. “X-ray nanotomography analysis of the microstructural evolution of LiMn2O4 electrodes”
Zhao Liu, Kai Han,   Yu-chen Karen Chen-Wiegart, Jiajun Wang, Harold H. Kung, Jun Wang, Scott A. Barnett, Katherine T. Faber
Journal of Power Sources, 360 (2017)
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37. “Rechargeable Zinc Alkaline Anodes for Long-Cycle Energy Storage”
Damon E. Turney, Joshua W. Gallaway, Gautam G. Yadav, Rodolfo Ramirez, Michael Nyce, Sanjoy Banerjee,   Yu-chen Karen Chen-Wiegart, Jun Wang, Michael J. D’Ambrose, Snehal Kolhekar, Jinchao Huang, and Xia Wei
Chemistry of Materials (2017), 29, 4819−4832
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36. “Evolution of dealloying induced strain in nanoporous gold crystals”
Yu-chen Karen Chen-Wiegart, Ross Harder, David Dunand, and I McNulty
Nanoscale ,   9 (17), 5686-5693
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2016

35. “Environmentally Induced Chemical and Morphological Heterogeneity of Zinc Oxide Thin Films”
Hua Jiang, Kang Wei Chou, Stanislas Petrash, Garth Williams, Juergen Thieme, Dmytro Nykypanchuk, Li Li, Atsushi Muto,   Yu-chen Karen Chen-Wiegart,
Applied Physics Letters, 109, 091909 (2016)
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(by Prof. Chen-Wiegart Prior to joinging Stony Brook University)

34. “Visualization of Anisotropic-isotropic Phase Transformation Dynamics in Battery Electrode Particles”
Jiajun Wang,   Yu-chen Karen Chen-Wiegart, Christopher Eng, Qun Shen, Jun Wang
Nature Communications 7, 12372 (2016), DOI:10.1038/ncomms12372

33. “Effect of Ni Content on the Morphological Evolution of Ni-YSZ Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Electrodes”
Yu-chen Karen Chen-Wiegart, David Kennouche, J. Scott Cronin, Scott A. Barnett, Jun Wang,
Applied Physics Letters, 108, 083903 (2016)

32. Combined Electrochemical and X-ray tomography Study of the High Temperature Evolution of Nickel–Yttria Stabilized Zirconia Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Anodes
David Kennouche,   Yu-chen Karen Chen-Wiegart, Casey Riscoe, Jun Wang, Scott A Barnett
Journal of Power Sources 307 (2016), 604-612, DOI: 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2015.12.126

31.  Finite Element Analysis of Mechanical Stability of Coarsened Nanoporous Gold”
Hoon-Hwe Cho,   Yu-chen Karen Chen-Wiegart, David C Dunand
Scripta Materialia 115, 96-99 (2016), DOI: 10.1016/j.scriptamat.2016.01.011

30. “Observing the Microstructural Evolution of Ni- Yttria-Stabilized Zirconia Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Anodes”
David Kennouche,   Yu-chen Karen Chen-Wiegart, Kyle Yakal-Kremski, Jun Wang, John W. Gibbs, Peter Voorhees, Scott Barnett,
Acta Materialia Volume 103, 15 January (2016), Pages 204–210

2015

29. “In Situ Transmission X-Ray Microscopy of the Lead Sulfate Film Formation on Lead in Sulfuric Acid”
K. W. Knehr, Christopher Eng,   Yu-chen Karen Chen-Wiegart, Jun Wang, Alan C. West,
Journal of Electrochemical Society 162(3), A255-A261 (2015).

28. “Probing Three-dimensional Sodiation–desodiation Equilibrium in Sodium-ion Batteries by in situ Hard X-ray Nanotomography”
Jiajun Wang, Christopher Eng,   Yu-chen Karen Chen-Wiegart, Jun Wang,
Nature Communications, 6, 7496 (2015).

27. “Precipitation and surface adsorption of metal complexes during electropolishing. Theory and characterization with X-ray nanotomography and surface tension isotherms”
Maryana I. Nave,   Yu-chen Karen Chen-Wiegart, Jun Wang, Konstantin G. Kornev,
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 17, 23121-23131 (2015)”.

26. “Visualization of Electrochemically Driven Solid-state Phase Transformations Using Operando Hard X-ray Spectro-imaging”
Linsen Li,   Yu-chen Karen Chen-Wiegart, Jiajun Wang, Peng Gao, Qi Ding, Young-Sang Yu, Feng Wang, Jordi Cabana, Jun Wang & Song Jin,
Nature Communications, 6, 6883 (2015).

25. “Critical Factors of the 3D Microstructural Formation in Hybrid Conductive Adhesive Materials”
Yu-chen Karen Chen-Wiegart, Miriam Figueroa , Stanislas Petrash , Jose Garcia-Miralles, Jun Wang,
Nanoscale, (2015),7, 908-913

2014

24. “In operando tracking phase transformation evolution of lithium ion phosphate with hard X-ray microscopy”
Jiajun Wang,   Yu-chen Karen Chen-Wiegart*, Jun Wang, *equal contribution as the first author
Nature Communications 5, Article #: 4570, Aug4,2014

23. “Lithium-ion Batteries: Nano-structural Insights into the Degradation of their Performance” 
Jiajun Wang,   Yu-chen Karen Chen-Wiegart*, Jun Wang,  *equal contribution as the first author
Angewandte Chemie Volume 53, Issue 17, pages 4460–4464, April 22, 2014

22. “Development of Sample Fabrication of Energy Materials for X-ray Nano-tomography with Micromanipulation”
Yu-chen Karen Chen-Wiegart, Fernando Camino, Jun Wang,
ChemPhyChem, Volume 15, Issue 8, pages 1587–1591, June 6, 2014

21. “Characterization of a Fluidized Catalytic Cracking Catalyst on an Ensemble and Individual Particle Level by X-ray micro- and nano-Tomography, and nano X-ray Fluorescence and Diffraction”
Simon R. Bare, Meghan E. Charochak, Shelly D. Kelly, Barry Lai, Jun Wang, and   Yu-chen Karen Chen-Wiegart,
ChemCatChem Volume 6, Issue 5, pages 1427–1437, May 2014

20. “Characterization of 3D Interconnected Microstructural Network in Mixed Ionic and Electronic Conducting Ceramic Composites”
William M. Harris, Kyle S. Brinkman, L. Ye, Dong Su, Alex P. Cocco, Arata Nakajo, Matthew B. Degostin,   Yu-chen Karen Chen-Wiegart, Jun Wang, Fanglin Chen, Yong S. Chu, Wilson K. S. Chiu,
Nanoscale, 2014,6, 4480-4485, Feb 26, 2014

19. “Size-dependent surface phase change of lithium iron phosphate during carbon coating”
Jiajun Wang , Jinli Yang , Yongji Tang , Jian Liu , Yong Zhang , Guoxian Liang , Michel Gauthier ,   Yu-chen Karen Chen-Wiegart  , Mohammad Banis , Xifei Li , Ruying Li , Jun Wang , Tsun-Kong Sham,
Nature Communications 5, 2014, #3415

18. “An In Situ Synchrotron Study of Zinc Anode Planarization by a Bismuth Additive”
Joshua W. Gallaway, Abhinav M. Gaikwad, Benjamin Hertzberg, Can K. Erdonmez,   Yu-chen Karen Chen-Wiegart, Lev A. Sviridov, Kenneth Evans-Lutterodt, Jun Wang, Sanjoy Banerjee and Daniel A. Steingart,
Journal of The Electrochemical Society 2014; 161 (3): A275-A284

17. “Tortuosity Characterization of 3D Microstructure at Nano-scale for Energy Storage and Conversion Materials” 
Yu-chen Karen Chen-Wiegart, Ross DeMike, Can Erdonmez, Katsuyo Thornton, Scott A. Barnett and Jun Wang,
Journal of Power Sources, 249 (2014), 349-356

2013

16. “Three-Dimensional Microstructural Evolution of Ni-Yttria-Stabilized Zirconia Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Anodes At Elevated Temperatures”
David Kennouche,   Yu-chen Karen Chen-Wiegart, J. Scott Cronin, Jun Wang, Scott A. Barnett,
Journal of The Electrochemical Society 11 (2013) F1293-F1304

15. ” In situ chemical mapping of a lithium-ion battery using full-field hard X-ray spectroscopic imaging”
Jiajun Wang,   Yu-chen Karen Chen-Wiegart  and Jun Wang,
Chemical Communications 49 (2013) 6459–6566

14. “Effect of Alloy Composition and Acid Concentration on Dealloying Front Velocity and Cracking during Nanoporous Gold Formation”
Yu-chen K. Chen-Wiegart, Steve Wang, Ian McNulty and David C. Dunand
Acta Materialia 61 (2013) 5561–5570

13. “3D Morphology of Nanoporous Titanium using X-ray Micro-, Nano-tomography”
Yu-chen K. Chen-Wiegart, Takeshi Wada, Nikita Butakov, Xianghui Xiao, Francesco De Carlo, Hidemi Kato, Jun Wang, David C. Dunand, Eric Maire
Journal of Materials Science, 28 (2013) 2444-2452 (invited paper)

12. “Studies of Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Electrode Evolution Using 3D Tomography”
Kyle Yakal-Kremski, J Scott Cronin,   Yu-chen Karen Chen-Wiegart, Jun Wang, Scott A Barnett,
Fuel Cells, 13, (2013), No. 4, 449–454

11. “Three-Dimensional Microstructural Mapping of Poisoning Phases in the Neodymium Nickelate Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Cathode”
William M Harris, Jeffrey J Lombardo, Matthew B DeGostin, George J Nelson, Henning Luebbe, Andreas Schuler, Jan Van herle, Joy C Andrews, Yijin Liu, Piero Pianetta,   Yu-chen Karen Chen, Jun Wang, Wilson K. S. Chiu,
Solid State Ionics 237 (2013) 16–21

10. “Three-Dimensional Reconstruction and Analysis of an Entire Solid Oxide Fuel Cell By Full-field Transmission X-ray Microscopy”
J. Scott Cronin,   Yu-chen Karen Chen-Wiegart, Jun Wang, Scott A. Barnett,
Journal of Power Sources 233 (2013) 174-179

09. “Quantitative 3D Analysis of a LiCoO2-Li(Ni1/3Mn1/3Co1/3)O2 Li-ion Battery Positive Electrode Using X-ray Nano-tomography”
Yu-chen Karen Chen-Wiegart, Zhao Liu, Katherine T. Faber, Scott A. Barnett and Jun Wang,
Electrochemistry Communications, 28 (2013) 127–130

08. “Three-Dimensional Morphological Measurements of LiCoO2 and LiCoO2/Li(Ni1/3Mn1/3Co1/3)O2 Lithium-ion Battery Cathodes”
Zhao Liu, J. Scott.Cronin,   Yu-chen Karen Chen-Wiegart, James. R. Wilson, Kyle J. Yakal-Kremski, Jun Wang, Katherine T. Faber, Scott A. Barnett,
Journal of Power Sources, 227, (2013), 267–274

07. “In Situ Imaging of Dealloying during Nanoporous Gold Formation by Transmission X-ray Microscopy”
Yu-chen Karen Chen-Wiegart, Steve Wang, Wah-Keat Lee, Ian McNulty, Peter W. Voorhees and David C. Dunand,
Acta Materialia. 61 (2013) 1118–1125

2012

06. “Oxidation States Study of Nickel in Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Anode using X-ray Full-field Spectroscopic Nano-tomography”
Yu-chen K. Chen-Wiegart, William M. Harris, Jeffrey J. Lombardo, Wilson Chiu, and Jun Wang,
Applied Physics Letters, 101 (2012) 253901

05. “3D Morphological Analysis of Performance-Optimized Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Anode using Full-field X-ray Nano-tomography”
Yu-chen Karen Chen-Wiegart, Scott Cronin, Qingxi Yuan, Kyle Yakal-Kremski, Scott Barnett, Jun Wang,
Journal of Power Sources, 218 (2012) 348-351

04. “3D Morphological Evolution of Li-ion Battery Anode LiVO2 during Oxidation using X-ray Nano-tomography”
Yu-chen Karen Chen-Wiegart, Paul Shearing, Qingxi Yuan, Jeff Gelb, Andrei Tkachuk and Jun   Wang, Electrochemistry Communications, 21 (2012) 58–61

03. “Coarsening Behavior of Nanoporous Gold Studied by Using Transmission X-ray Microscopy” 
Yu-chen Karen Chen, Steve Wang, Yong S. Chu, Wenjun Liu, Ian McNulty, Peter W. Voorhees and David C. Dunand,
Acta Materialia. 60 (2012) 4972–4981

02. “Automated markerless full field hard x-ray microscopic tomography at sub-50nm 3-dimension spatial resolution”
Jun Wang,   Yu-chen Karen Chen, Qingxi Yuan, Andrei Tkachuk, Can Erdonmez, Benjamin Hornberger, and Michael Feser,
Applied Physics Letters 100 (2012) 143107

2010

01. “Morphological and topological analysis of coarsened nanoporous gold by x-ray nanotomography”
Yu-chen Karen Chen, Yong S. Chu, JaeMock Yi, Ian McNulty, Qun Shen, Peter W. Voorhees, and David C. Dunand,
Applied Physics Letters 96 (2010) 043122 *highlighted as the cover, APS Science 2010, APS annual report

Conference Proceedings

01. “Early Science Commissioning Results of the Sub-micron Resolution X-ray Spectroscopy Beamline (SRX) in the Field of Materials Science and Engineering”
Yu-chen Karen Chen-Wiegart, Garth Williams,   Chonghang Zhao,   Hua Jiang, Li Li, Michael Demkowicz, Matteo Seita, Mike Short, Takeshi Wada, Hidemi Kato, Kang Wei Chou, Stanislas Petrash, Jaclyn Catalano,Yao Yao, Anna Murphy, Nicholas Zumbulyadis, Silvia A. Centeno, Cecil Dybowski, Juergen Thieme,
Proceedings of 23rd International Congress on X-ray Optics and Microanalysis (ICXOM23), AIP Conference Proceedings
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