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2021

(78) Haesung Jung, Collin Snyder, Wenqian Xu, Ke Wen, Mengqiang Zhu, Yan Li, Anhuai Lu, Yuanzhi Tang. Photocatalytic Oxidation of Dissolved Mn2+ by TiO2 and the Formation of Tunnel Structured Manganese Oxides. ACS Earth and Space Chemistry. 2021, 5, 8, 2105–2114. (link | pdf)

(77) Haesung Jung, Xiaoming Xu, Biao Wan, Qian Wang, Olaf Borkiewicz, Yan Li, Hailong Chen, Anhuai Lu, Yuanzhi Tang. Photocatalytic oxidation of dissolved Mn(II) on natural iron oxide minerals. Geochemica et Cosmochimica Acta. 2021, 312, 343-356. (link | pdf)

(76) Qian Wang, Haesung Jung, Biao Wan, Pan Liu, Peng Yang, Yuanzhi Tang. Transformation Kinetics of Phosphorus and Nitrogen in Iron-Rich Sewage Sludges during Hydrothermal Treatment and Recovery of Nutrients from Process Water. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering.  2021, 9, 31, 10630–10641. (link | pdf)

(75) Qian Wang, Xiaoguang Liu, Haesung Jung, Simin Zhao, Spyros G. Pavlostathis, Yuanzhi Tang. Effect of pre-stage hydrothermal treatment on the formation of struvite vs vivianite during semi-continuous anaerobic digestion of sewage sludge. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. 2021, 9, 27, 9093–9105. (link | pdf)

(74) Biao Wan, Peng Yang, Haesung Jung, Mengqiang Zhu, Julia M. Diaz, Yuanzhi Tang. Iron oxide-catalyzed hydrolysis of polyphosphate and the precipitation of calcium phosphate minerals. Geochemica et Cosmochimica Acta. 2021, 305, 49-65. (link | pdf)

(73) Xiangdong Meng, Qian Wang, Biao Wan, Jie Xu, Qunxing Huang, Jianhua Yan, Yuanzhi Tang. Transformation of Phosphorus during Low Temperature Co-combustion of Sewage Sludge with Biowastes. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering.  2021, 9, 10, 3668–3676. (link | pdf | Journal Cover)

(72) Xiaoguang Liu, Qian Wang, Yuanzhi Tang, Spyros Pavlostathis. A comparative study on biogas production, energy balance, and nutrients conversion with inter-stage hydrothermal treatment of sewage sludge. Applied Energy. 2021, 288, 116669. (link | pdf)

(71) Qingxu Jin, Sarah Hordern, Yuanzhi Tang, Kimberly E. Kurtis. NOx sequestration by calcium aluminate cementitious materials. Cement and Concrete Research. 2021, 142, 106381. (link | pdf)

(70) Chiqian Zhang, Xiaoguang Liu, Qian Wang, Yuanzhi Tang, Spyros Pavlostathis. Comparative assessment of pre- and inter-stage hydrothermal treatment of municipal sludge for increased methane production. Water Environment Research. 2021, 1–12. (link | pdf)

(69) Xiaoguang Liu, Qian Wang, Yuanzhi Tang, Spyros G. Pavlostathis. Hydrothermal pretreatment of sewage sludge for enhanced anaerobic digestion: Resource transformation, dewaterability, and energy balance. Chemical Engineering Journal. 2021, 410, 127430. (link | pdf)

(68) Qian Wang, Chiqian Zhang, Haesung Jung, Pan Liu, Dhara Patel, Spyros Pavlostathis, Yuanzhi Tang. Transformation and mobility of Cu, Zn, and Cr in sewage sludge during anaerobic digestion with pre- or inter-stage hydrothermal treatment. Environmental Science & Technology. 2021, 55, 3, 1615–1625. (link | pdf)

(67) Rixiang Huang, Yuanzhi Tang, and Lei Luo. Thermochemistry of S during pyrolysis and hydrothermal carbonization of sewage sludges. Waste Management. 2021, 121, 276-285. (link | pdf)

2020

(66) Biao Wan, Evert Elzinga, Rixiang Huang, Yuanzhi Tang. Molecular mechanism of linear polyphosphate adsorption on iron and aluminum oxides. Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 2020, 124, 52, 28448–28457. (link | pdf)

(65) Qian Wang, Chiqian Zhang, Pan Liu, Haesung Jung, Biao Wan, Dhara Patel, Spyros G. Pavlostathis, Yuanzhi Tang. Co-evolution of phosphorus, iron, and sulfur speciation in sewage sludge during anaerobic digestion with inter-stage hydrothermal treatment. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. 2020, 8, 44, 16515–16525. (link | pdf)

(64) Lufeng Yang, Chi Chen, Shan Xiong, Chen Zheng, Pan Liu, Yifan Ma, Wenqian Xu, Yuanzhi Tang, Shyue Ping Ong, Hailong Chen. Multi-Principal Component P2-Na0.6(Ti0.2Mn0.2Co0.2Ni0.2Ru0.2)O2 as High-Rate Cathode for Sodium Ion Batteries. JACS Au. 2021, 1, 1, 98–107. (link | pdf)

(63) Pan Liu, Qian Wang, Haesung Jung, Yuanzhi Tang. Speciation, distribution, and mobility of hazardous trace elements in coal fly ash: Insights from Cr, Ni, and Cu. Energy & Fuels. 2020, 34, 11, 14333–14343. (link | pdf)

(62) Wang Q, Zhang CQ, Patel D, Liu P, Jung HS, Wan B, Pavlostathis SG, Tang YZ. Co-evolution of iron, phosphorus, and sulfur speciation during anaerobic digestion with hydrothermal pretreatment of sewage sludge. Environmental Science & Technology. 2020, 54, 13, 8362–8372. (link | pdf)

(61) Saad EM, Pickering RA, Shoji K, Hossain MI, Glover TG, Krause JW, Tang YZ. Effect of cleaning method on the reactivity of diatom frustules. Marine Chemistry. 2020, 224, 1038262. (link | pdf)

(60) Ma CX, Liu H, Chen GC, Zhao Q, Guo HY, Monicha R, Long S, Tang YZ, Saad EM, DeLaTorreRoche R, White JC, Dhankher OP, Xing BS. Dual roles of glutathione in silver nanoparticle detoxification and enhancement of nitrogen assimilation in soybean (Glycine max L.). Environmental Science: Nano. 2020, 7, 1954-1966. (link | pdf | Environmental Science: Nano Recent Hot Articles)

(59) Jung HS, Taillefert M, Sun JY, Wang Q, Borkiewicz OJ, Liu P, Yang LF, Chen S, Chen HL, Tang YZ. Redox Cycling Driven Transformation of Layered Manganese Oxides to Tunnel Structures. Journal of American Chemical Society. 2020, 142, 5, 2506-2513. (link | pdf | JACS Spotlights | News release)

(58) Liu P, Yang LF, Wang Q, Wan B, Ma Q, Chen HL, Tang YZ. Speciation transformation of rare earth elements (REEs) during heating and implications for REE behaviors during coal combustion. International Journal of Coal Geology. 2020, 219, 1033712. (link | pdf).

(57) Fang C, Huang RX, Dykstra CM, Pavlostatis SG, Tang YZ. Energy and nutrient recovery from sewage sludge and manure via anaerobic digestion with hydrothermal pretreatment. Environmental Science & Technology. 2020, 54, 2, 1147-1156. (link | pdf)

(56) Liu P, Kai W, Zhu C, Tang YZ, Zhao WC, Cai YF, Cai JG, Ji JF. Hydrothermal synthesis of chlorite from saponite: Mechanisms of smectite-chlorite conversion and influence of Mg2+ and Al3+ supplies. Applied Clay Sciences. 2020, 184, 105357. (link | pdf)

2019

(55) Wan B, Huang RX, Diaz JM, Tang YZ. Manganese oxide catalyzed hydrolysis of polyphosphates. ACS Earth and Space Chemistry. 2019, 3, 11, 2623-2634. (link | pdf)

(54) Wan B, Huang RX, Diaz JM, Tang YZ. Polyphosphate adsorption and hydrolysis on aluminum oxides. Environmental Science & Technology. 2019, 53, 169542–9552. (link | pdf)

(53) Jin QX, Saad EM, Zhang WL, Tang YZ, Kurtis K. Quantification of nitric oxide binding in plain and TiO2-doped cementitious materials. Cement and Concrete Research. 2019, 251-256. (link | pdf)

(52) Diaz JM, Steffen R, Sanders JG, Tang YZ, Duhamel S. Preferential utilization of inorganic polyphosphate over other bioavailable phosphorus sources by the model diatoms Thalassiosira spp. Environmental Microbiology. In press. (link | pdf)

(51) Huang YX, Liu MJ, Chen S, Jasmi II, Tang YZ, Lin SH. Enhanced adsorption and slow release of phosphate by dolomite-alginate composite beads as potential fertilizer. Water Environment Research. 2019, 1-8. (link | pdf)

(50) Yang LF, Li X, Liu J, Ma XT, Xiong S, Liu P, Bai JM, Xu WQ, Tang YZ, Hu YY, Liu ML, Chen HL. Lithium-doping stabilized high-performance P2-Na0.66Li0.18Fe0.12Mn0.7O2 cathode for sodium ion batteries. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 2019, 141166680-6689. (link | pdf)

(49) Liu P, Huang RX, Tang YZ. Comprehensive understanding of rare earth elements (REE) occurrence in coal fly ashes and implications for REE extractability. Environmental Science & Technology. 2019, 53, 9, 5369-5377. (link | pdf)

(48) Wordofa DN, Adhikari D, Dunham-Cheatham S, Zhao Q, Poulson SR, Tang YZ, Yang Y. Biogeochemical fate of ferrihydrite-model organic compound complexes during anaerobic microbial reduction. Science of the Total Environment. 2019, 216-223. (link | pdf)

(47) Wan B, Yan YP, Huang RX, Abdala D, Liu F, Tang YZ, Tan WF, Feng XH. Formation of Zn-Al layered double hydroxides during the interaction of ZnO nanoparticles with γ-Al2O3Science of the Total Environment. 2019, 1980-1987. (link | pdf)

2018

(46) Eitel E, Zhao SL, Tang YZ, Taillefert M. Effect of manganese oxide aging and structure transformation on the kinetics of thiol oxidation. Environmental Science & Technology. 2018, 5213202-13211. (link | pdf)

(45) Diaz JM, Holland A, Sanders JG, Bulski K, Mollett D, Chou CW, Phillips D, Tang YZ, Solange Duhamel. Dissolved organic phosphorus utilization by phytoplankton reveals preferential degradation of polyphosphates over phosphomonoesters. Frontiers in Marine Science. 2018,  5: 380 (link | pdf)

(44) Zhao SL, Wang Q, Sun JY, Huang RX, Saad EM, Fields B, Borkiewicz OJ, Chen S, Zhu MQ, Tang YZ. Effect of Zn presence during mineral formation on the structure of Mn oxides. Chemical Geology. 2018, 234-245. (link | pdf)

(43) Zhao SL, Gonzalez-Valle YA, Saad EM, Elzinga EJ, Tang YZ. Zn presence during mineral formation affects the reductive transformation of birnessite. Chemical Geology. 2018, 12-19. (link | pdf)

(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. 2018, 49-57. (link | pdf)

(40) Huang RX, Wan B, Hultz M, Diaz JM, Tang YZ. Phosphatase mediated hydrolysis of linear polyphosphates. Environmental Science & Technology. 2018, 1183-1190. (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)

2017

(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 | GT Research Horizon | Astrobiology Magazine | Science Daily)

(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. (link)

2016

(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. (link |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. (link | pdf)

2015

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

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

2014

(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. (link | 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). (link | pdf)

2013

(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. (link | 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. (link | 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. (link | pdf)

Before 2013

(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, 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, 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)