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(42) Zhao SL, Li CN, Liu P, Huang RX, Saad EM, Tang YZ. Zinc presence during mineral formation affects the sorptive reactivity of manganese oxide. Soil Systems (Invited article for Special Issue on Soil Processes Controlling Contaminant Dynamics). 2018, 2(2), 19. (link | pdf)

(41) Cavazos A, Taillefert M, Tang YZ, Glass JB. Kinetics of nitrous oxide production via hydroxylamine decomposition by birnessite in synthetic seawater. Marine Chemistry. In press.

(40) Huang RX, Wan B, Hultz M, Diaz JM, Tang YZ. Phosphatase mediated hydrolysis of linear polyphosphates. Environmental Science & Technology. (link | pdf)

(39) Huang RX, Zhang B, Saad EM, Ingall E, Tang YZ. Speciation Evolution of Zinc and Copper during Pyrolysis and Hydrothermal Carbonization Treatments of Sewage Sludges. Water Research. 2018,  260-269. (link | pdf)

(38) Yang LF, Li X, Ma XT, Xiong S, Liu P, Tang YZ, Cheng S, Hu YY, Liu ML, Chen HL. Design of high-performance cathode materials with single-phase pathway for sodium ion batteries: A study on P2-Nax(LiyMn1-y)O2 compounds. Journal of Power Sources. 2018, 171-180. (link)


(37) Huang RX, Fang C, Zhang B, Tang YZ. Transformations of phosphorus during (hydro)thermal treatments of animal manures. Environmental Science & Technology. 2017, 10284-10298. (link | pdf)

(36) Saad EM, Wang XL, Planavsky NJ, Reinhard CT, Tang YZ. Chromium isotope fractionation induced by ligand-promoted mobilization of Cr(III). Nature Communications. 2017, 8, 1590. (link | pdf)

(35) Huang RX, Fang C, Lu XW, Jiang RF, Tang YZ. Transformation of phosphorus during (hydro)thermal treatments of solid biowastes:  Reaction mechanisms and implications for phosphorus reclamation and recycling. Environmental Science & Technology. 201751 (18), 10284–10298. (link | pdf)

(34) Adhikari D, Zhao Q, Das K, Mejia J, Huang RX, Wang XL, Poulson S, Tang YZ, Roden EE, Yang Y. Dynamics of ferrihydrite-bound organic carbon during microbial reduction. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 2017, 221-233. (link | pdf)

(33) Huang RX, Yi P, Tang YZ. Probing interactions of organic molecules, nanomaterials, and microbes with solid surfaces using quartz crystal microbalance: Methodology, advantages, and limitations. Environmental Science: Processes and Impacts. 2017, 19, 793-811. (link | pdf)

(32) Wan B, Yan YP, Tang YZ, Bai YG, Liu F, Tan WF, Feng XH. Effects of polyphosphates and orthophosphate on the dissolution and transformation of ZnO nanoparticles. Chemosphere. 2017, 255–265. (linkpdf)

(31) Saad EM, Sun JY, Chen S, Borkiewicz OJ, Zhu MQ, Duckworth O, Tang YZ. Siderophore and organic acid promoted dissolution and transformation of Cr(III)-Fe(III)-oxyhydroxides. Environmental Science & Technology. 2017, 51 (6), 3223–3232. (linkpdf)

(30) Ginn BR, Meile C, Wilmoth J, Scherer M, Tang YZ, Thompson A. High-amplitude redox fluctuations prime tropical forest soils for rapid iron reduction rates. Environmental Science & Technology. 2017, 51 (6), 3250–3259. (linkpdf)

(29) Sun WL, Renew JE, Zhang WL, Tang YZ, Huang CH. Sorption of Se(IV) and Se(VI) to fly ash/cement composite: Effect of Ca2+ and high ionic strength. Chemical Geology. 2017, 76-83. (link | pdf).

(28) Zhao Q, Adhikari D, Mejia J, Huang RX, Patel A, Wang XL, Tang YZ, Obrist D, Roden E, Yang Y. Coupled dynamics of iron and iron-bound organic carbon in forest soils during anaerobic reduction. Chemical Geology. 2017, 118-126 (link | pdf).

(27) Jie Xu, Luu L, Tang YZ. Phosphate removal using aluminum-doped magnetic nanoparticles. Desalination and Water Treatment. 2017, 239-248. (pdf)


(26) Chambers L, Ingall ED, Saad EM, Longo AF, Takeuchi M, Tang YZ, Benitez-Nelson C, Haley ST, Dyhrman ST, Brandes J, Stubbins A. Enhanced dissolved organic matter recovery from saltwater samples with electrodialysis. Aquatic Geochemistry. 2016, 555-572. (link | pdf)

(25) Saad EM, Longo AF, Chambers L, Huang RX, Benitez-Nelson C, Dyhrman ST, Diaz J, Tang YZ, Ingall E. Understanding marine dissolved organic matter production: Compositional insights from axenic cultures of Thalassiosira pseudonana. Limnology and Oceanography. 2016, 61, 2222-2233. (pdf)

(24) Huang RX, Tang YZ. Evolution of phosphorus complexation and mineralogy during (hydro)thermal treatments of activated and anaerobically digested sludge: Insights from sequential fractionation and P K-edge XANES. Water Research. 2016, 439-447. (link | pdf)

(23) Xu SN, Adhikari D, Huang RX, Zhang H, Tang YZ, Roden E, Yang Y. Biochar-facilitated microbial reduction of hematite. Environmental Science & Technology. 2016, 50 (5), 2389–2395. (pdf)


(22) Huang RX, Tang YZ. Speciation dynamics of phosphorus during pyrolysis and hydrothermal treatment of sewage sludge. Environmental Science & Technology. 2015, 49, 14466-14474. (pdf)

(21) Hansel CM, Lentini CL, Tang YZ, Johnston DT, Wankel SD, Jardine PM. Dominance of sulfur-fueled iron oxide reduction in low sulfate freshwater sediments. ISME Journal, 2015, 1-13. (pdf)

(20) Na CZ, Tang YZ, Wang HT, Martin ST. Opposing effects of humidity on rhodochrosite surface oxidation. Langmuir. 2015, 31, 2366-2371. (pdf)


(19) Troyer L, Tang YZ, Borch T. Simultaneous reduction of arsenic(V) and uranium(VI) by mackinawite (FeS): Role of uranyl arsenate precipitate formation. Environmental Science & Technology. 2014, 48, 14326-14334. (pdf)

(18) Tang YZ, Webb SM, Estes ER, Hansel CM. Cr(III) oxidation by biogenic manganese oxides with varying structural ripening. Environmental Science: Process & Impacts. 2014, 16, 2127-2136 (Geosciences special themed issue). (pdf)


(17) Chen HL, Hao Q, Zivkovic O, Hautier G, Du LS, Hu YY, Tang YZ, Ma XH, Grey CP, Ceder G. Sidorenkite: A new intercalation cathode material for Na-ion batteries. Chemistry of Materials. 2013, 25 (14), 2777–2786. (PDF)

(16) Reeder RJ, Tang YZ, Schmidt MP, Kubista LM, Cowan DF, Phillips BL. Characterization of structure in biogenic amorphous calcium carbonate: Pair distribution function and nuclear magnetic resonance studies of lobster gastrolith. Crystal Growth & Design. 2013, 13, 1905-1914. (PDF)

(15) Tang YZ, Zeiner CA, Santelli CM, Hansel CM. Fungal oxidative dissolution of the Mn(II)-bearing mineral rhodochrosite and the role of metabolites in manganese oxide formation. Environmental Microbiology. 2013, 15(4), 1063-1077. (PDF)

Before Georgia Tech

(14) Chen HL, Hautier G, Jain A, Moore C, Kang B, Doe R, Wu LJ, Zhu YM, Tang YZ, Ceder G. Carbonophosphates: A new family of cathode materials for Li-ion batteries identified computationally. Chemistry of Materials. 2012, 24 (11), 2009-2016. (PDF)

(13) Li W, Harrington R, Tang YZ, Kubicki JD, Aryanpour M, Reeder RJ, Parise JB, Phillips BL. Differential pair distribution function study of the structure of arsenate adsorbed on nanocrystalline γ-alumina. Environmental Science & Technology. 2011, 45 (22), 9687-9692. (PDF)

(12) Tang YZ, Martin ST. Siderite dissolution in the presence of chromate. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 2011, 75, 4951-4962. (PDF)

(11) Luo Y, Rakovan J, Tang YZ, Lupulescu M, Hughes J, Pan YM. Crystal chemistry of Th in fluorapatite. American Mineralogist. 2011, 96, 23-33. (PDF)

(10) Tang YZ, Michel FM, Zhang L, Harrington R, Parise JB, Reeder RJ. Structural investigation of Cr(III)-Fe(III)-oxyhydroxide compositional series: Insights for nanomaterial “solid solution”. Chemistry of Materials. 2010, 22, 3589-3598. (PDF)

(9) Elzinga EJ, Tang YZ, McDonald J, DeSisto S, Reeder RJ. Macroscopic and spectroscopic characterization of selenate, selenite, and chromate adsorption at the solid-water interface of γ-Al2O3. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science. 2009, 340, 153-159. (PDF)

(8) Lee YJ, Stephens PW, Tang YZ, Li W, Phillips BL, Parise JB, Reeder RJ. Arsenate substitution in hydroxylapatite: Structural characterization of the Ca5(PxAs1-xO4)3OH solid solution. American Mineralogist. 2009, 94, 666-675. (PDF)

(7) Tang YZ, McDonald J, Reeder RJ. Enhanced uranium sorption on aluminum oxide pre-treated with arsenate. II. Spectroscopic studies. Environmental Science & Technology. 2009, 43, 4452-4458. (PDF)

(6) Tang YZ, Reeder RJ. Enhanced uranium sorption on aluminum oxide pre-treated with arsenate. I. Batch uptake behaviors. Environmental Science & Technology. 2009, 43, 4446-4451. (PDF)

(5) Tang YZ, Reeder RJ. Uranyl and arsenate co-sorption on aluminum oxide surface. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 2009, 73 (10), 2727-2743. (PDF)

(4) Tang YZ, Chappell HF, Dove MT, Reeder RJ, Lee YJ. Zn incorporation into hydroxylapatite. Biomaterials. 2009, 30 (15), 2864-2872. (PDF)

(3) Tang YZ, Elzinga EJ, Lee YJ, Reeder RJ. Coprecipitation of Cr(VI) with calcite: Batch experiments and spectroscopic characterization. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 2007, 71, 1480-1493. (PDF)

(2) Mason HE, Douglas SF, Tang YZ, Reeder RJ and Phillips BL. Phosphorous speciation in calcite spelothems: Evidence from solid-state NMR. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 2007, 254, 313-322. (PDF)

(1) Ablett JM, Kao CC, Reeder RJ, Tang YZ and Lanzirotti A. X27A – A new hard X-ray micro-spectroscopy facility at the National Synchrotron Light Source. Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics research Section A. 2006, 562, 487-484. (PDF)