1. Y. Y. Tong, B. Du; US Patent 9,105,934, issued on August 11, 2015

"Platinum Adlayered Ruthenium Nanoparticles, Method for Preparing, and Uses Thereof".

2. Y. Y. J. Tong, D.-J. Chen; US Patent 10.658.678 B2, issued on May 19, 2020

"Electrocatalyts, Fuel Cells Containing Them"

3. Y. Y. J. Tong, E. G. Sorte; US Patent 10,892,52, issued on January 12, 2021

"Stripline Detector for in situ Battery and Fuel Cell NMR"

4. Y. Y. J. Tong, E. G. Sorte; US Patent 10,948,441, issued on March 16, 2021

"High Resolution in situ Electrochemical NMR with Interdigitated Electrodes"

5. Y. Y. J. Tong, E. G. Sorte, D.-J. Chen; US Patent 11,035,791, issued on June 15, 2021

"Dual-Electrode in situ Infrared Spectroscopy for Fuel Cells and Batteries"

6. Y. Y. J. Tong, A. M. Hofstead-Duffy; US Application No. 61/601,257 filed on 02/21/2012, not granted

"Polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP) for Enhancing the Activity and Stability of Platinum-Based Electrocatalysts"

7. Y. Y. J. Tong, H.-H. Wang; U.S. Application No. 61/867,351 filed on 08/19/2013, not granted

"PtCu and PtNi Electrocatalysts Doped withIodine"

8. Y. Y. J. Tong, D.-J. Chen; US Application No: 62/340,855 filed on 03/07/2016, not granted

"Surfactant-Free Synthesis of Nanomaterials Using Silicon Nanopowder as Sacrificial Reductant"