Yi-Fan Huang


Yi-Fan Huang    Assistant Professor, PI
InstituteSchool of Physical Science and Technology
Research AreaPhysical Electrochemistry and In-Situ Characterization of Electrochemical Interfaces
Contact Info.huangyf@@shanghaitech.edu.cn

2003.9 – 2007.7, B. S. Xiamen University, P. R. China
2007.9 – 2013.7, Ph. D. Xiamen University. P. R. China
2013.11 – 2017.3, Postdoctoral Researcher, European Union Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellow, Leiden University, the Netherlands
2017.4 – 2017.12, Guest Researcher, Leiden University, the Netherlands
2017.4 – 2018.1, Visiting Scholarship, Collaborative Innovation Center of Chemistry for Energy Materials (iChEM), Xiamen University, P. R. China
2018. 1 – present, Assistant Professor,PI, ShanghaiTech University, P. R. China

Research Interests
1)Electrochemistry in external physical field
2)Mechanisms, methodology and applications of surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy
3)Theory and simulation of electrochemical interface and electrochemical reactions

Selected Publications

  #Equal Contribution, *Corresponding Author

(9) Yuan, Q.#; Wu, L.-W.#; Huang, Y. F.*,  Making a Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering-Active Pt  Ultramicroelectrode by Electrochemically Adsorbing Au-core@Pt-shell  Nanoparticles. J. Phys. Chem. C 2024, 128 (5), 2022-2027.

(8) Yang, Y.-X.#; Yang, X.-H.#; Huang, M.-L.; Wu, L.-W.; Liu, Z.; Cheng, J.*; Huang, Y. F.*,  In Situ Spectroscopic Elucidation of the Electrochemical Potential Drop  at Polyelectrolytes/Au Interfaces. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2024, 15 (3),  701-706.

(7) Wu, L.-W.; Liu, C.; Han, Y.; Yu, Y.; Liu, Z.; Huang, Y. F.*,  A spectroscopic study of the mechanism of Au(III) (hydro-)oxides in  promoting plasmon-mediated photoelectrochemical water-oxidation. J.  Chem. Phys. 2023, 158 (15), 151102.

(6) Zhang, Y.-J.; Ze, H.; Fang, P.-P.*; Huang, Y. F.*;  Kudelski, A.*; Fernández-Vidal, J.; Hardwick, L. J.*; Lipkowski, J.*;  Tian, Z.-Q.*; Li, J.-F.*, Shell-isolated nanoparticle-enhanced Raman  spectroscopy. Nat. Rev. Methods Primers 2023, 3 (1), 36.

(5) Wu, L. W.; Liu, C.; Han, Y.; Yu, Y.; Liu, Z.; Huang, Y. F.*, In Situ Spectroscopic Identification of the Electron-Transfer Intermediates of Photoelectrochemical Proton-Coupled Electron Transfer of Water Oxidation on Au. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2023, 145 (4), 2035-2039.

(4) Wang, Z.#; Zhang, Y.#; Chen, C.#; Zhu, R.; Jiang, J.; Weng, T.-C.; Ji, Q.*; Huang, Y.*; Fang, C.*; Liu, W.*, Mapping the Complete Photocycle that Powers a Large Stokes Shift Red Fluorescent Protein. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2023, 62 (5), e202212209.

(3) Wu, L. W.#; Huang, M. L.#; Yang, Y. X.; Huang, Y. F.*, In-situ electrochemical surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy in metal/polyelectrolyte interfaces. Chin. J. Catal. 2022, 43 (11), 2820-2825.

(2) Lu, Y.; Wu, L.-W.; Cao, W.; Huang, Y. F.*, Finding a Sensitive Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopic Thermometer at the Nanoscale by Examining the Functional Groups. Anal. Chem. 2022, 94 (15), 6011-6016.

(1) Huang, Y. F.*; Wang, W.; Guo, H.-Y.; Zhan, C.; Duan, S.; Zhan, D.; Wu, D.-Y.; Ren, B.; Tian, Z.-Q.*, Microphotoelectrochemical Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy: Toward Bridging Hot-Electron Transfer with a Molecular Reaction. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142 (18), 8483-8489.

Before Joining ShanghaiTech Univ.

(8) Huang, Y. F.; Koper, M. T. M.*, Electrochemical Stripping of Atomic Oxygen on Single-Crystalline Platinum: Bridging Gas-Phase and Electrochemical Oxidation. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2017, 8 (6), 1152-1156.

(7) Huang, Y. F.; Kooyman, P. J.; Koper, M. T. M.*, Intermediate stages of electrochemical oxidation of single-crystalline platinum revealed by in situ Raman spectroscopy. Nat. Commun. 2016, 7, 12440.

(6) Huang, Y. F.; Zhang, M.; Zhao, L. B.; Feng, J. M.; Wu, D. Y.*; Ren, B.*; Tian, Z. Q., Activation of Oxygen on Gold and Silver Nanoparticles Assisted by Surface Plasmon Resonances. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53 (9), 2353-2357.

(5) Huang, Y. F.; Wu, D. Y.; Zhu, H. P.; Zhao, L. B.; Liu, G. K.; Ren, B.*; Tian, Z. Q., Surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopic study of p-aminothiophenol. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2012, 14 (24), 8485-8497.

(4) Huang, Y. F.; Li, C. Y.; Broadwell, I.; Li, J. F.; Wu, D. Y.; Ren, B.; Tian, Z. Q.*, Shell-isolated nanoparticle-enhanced Raman spectroscopy of pyridine on smooth silver electrodes. Electrochim. Acta 2011, 56 (28), 10652-10657.

(3) Huang, Y. F.; Zhu, H. P.; Liu, G. K.; Wu, D. Y.*; Ren, B.* & Tian, Z. Q. When the Signal Is Not from the Original Molecule To Be Detected: Chemical Transformation of para-Aminothiophenol on Ag during the SERS Measurement. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132 (27), 9244-9246. 

(2) Huang, Y. F.; Wu, D. Y.; Wang, A.; Ren, B.; Rondinini, S.; Tian, Z. Q.*; Amatore, C.*, Bridging the Gap between Electrochemical and Organometallic Activation: Benzyl Chloride Reduction at Silver Cathodes. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132 (48), 17199-17210.

(1) Huang, Y. F.; Yin, N. N.; Wang, X.; Wu, D. Y.*; Ren, B.*; Tian, Z. Q., Vibrational Signature of Double-End-Linked Molecules at Au Nanojunctions Probed by Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy. Chem. Eur. J. 2010, 16 (5), 1449-1453.