Xian Zhang

PhD

Xian Zhang

PhD

Xian Zhang

PhD

Research Topics

Nano-materials (graphene, transition metal dichalcogenides) for various applications and basic science; novel techniques in fabrication and characterization.

Contact Information

133 Bell Hall

Buffalo NY, 14260

Phone: (716) 645-5162

xazhang@buffalo.edu

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Publications

  • X. Zhang, Graphene-electrochemical sensing in food safety and quality analysis, Sensing techniques for Food Safety and Quality Control, Royal Society of Chemistry (2017).
  • A. Vellisa, D. Gritsenko, Y. Lin, Z. Wu, X. Zhang, Y. Pan, W. Xue, J. Xu, Drastic sensing enhancement using acoustic bubbles for surface-based microfluidic sensors, Sensors and Actuators B 243 (2017), 298.
  • S. Wu, L. Wang, Y. Lai, W. Shan, G. Aivazian, X. Zhang, T. Taniguchi, K. Watanabe, D. Xiao, C. Dean, J. Hone, Z. Li, and X. Xu, Multiple hot-carrier collection in photo-excited graphene Moiré superlattices, Science Advances 2(5), e1600002 (2016).
  • X. Zhang, D. Sun, Y. Li, G. Lee, X. Cui, D. Chenet, Y. You, T. Heinz, and J. Hone, Measurement of lateral and interfacial thermal conductivity of single- and bi- layer MoS₂ and MoSe₂ using refined optothermal Raman technique, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 7(46), 25923 (2015).
  • X. Cui, G. Lee, Y. Kim, G. Arefe, P. Huang, C. Lee, D. Chenet, X. Zhang, L. Wang, F. Ye, F. Pizzocchero, B. Jessen, K. Watanabe, T. Taniguchi, D. Muller, T. Low, P. Kim, and J. Hone, Multi-terminal electrical transport measurements of molybdenum disulphide using van der Waals heterostructure device platform, Nature Nanotechnology 10, 534 (2015).
  • G. Lee, X. Cui, Y. Kim, G. Arefe, X. Zhang, C. Lee, F. Ye, K. Watanabe, T. Taniguchi, P. Kim, and J. Hone, Highly stable, dual-gated MoS₂ transistors encapsulated by hexagonal boron nitride with gate-controllable contact resistance and threshold voltage, ACS Nano 9(7), 7019 (2015).
  • D. Sun, A. Nguyen, D. Barroso, X. Zhang, E. Preciado, S. Bobek, V. Klee, J. Mann, and L. Bartels, Chemical vapor deposition growth of a periodic array of single-layer MoS₂ islands via lithographic patterning of an SiO₂/Si substrate, 2D Materials 2, 4 (2015).
  • W. Wu, L. Wang, Y. Li, F. Zhang, L. Lin, S. Niu, D. Chenet, X. Zhang, Y. Hao, T. Heinz, J. Hone, and Z. Wang, Piezoelectricity of single-atomic-layer MoS₂ for energy conversion and piezotronics, Nature 514, 407 (2014).
  • Y. Li, A. Chernikov, X. Zhang, A. Rigosi, H. Hill, A. Zande, D. Chenet, E. Shih, J. Hone, and T. Heinz, Measurement of the optical dielectric function of monolayer transition metal dichalcogenides, Physical Review B 90, 205422 (2014).
  • X. Zhang, D. Chenet, B. Kim, J. Yu, J. Tang, C. Nuckolls and J. Hone, Fabrication of hundreds of field effect transistors on a single carbon nanotube for basic studies and molecular devices, Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B 31(6), 06FI01 (2013). 

Conference Publications and Presentations

  • A. Vellis, D. Gritsenko, Y. Lin, Z. Wu, X. Zhang, Y. Pan, W. Xue and J. Xu, “Acoustic bubbles for microfluidic sensing enhancement,” Microfluidics Congress, Philadelphia, PA, July 2016.
  • X. Zhang and J. Hone, “Optical determination of MoSe2 layer number,” Americal Physical Society March Meeting (APS March Meeting), Baltimore, MD, March 2016.
  • S. Wu,  L. Wang,  Y.  Lai,  W.  Shan, G.  Aivazian,  X. Zhang, T. Taniguchi,  K. Watanabe, D. Xiao, C. Dean, J. Hone, Z. Li, and X. Xu, “Giant Photocurrent Generation at Topological Singularities in Graphene Superlattices,” Americal Physical Society March Meeting (APS March Meeting), Baltimore, MD, March 2016.
  • X. Zhang, D. Sun, Y. Li, G. Lee, X. Cui, Y. You, T. Heinz and J. Hone, “Temperature dependent thermal conductivity of single- and bi-layer MoS2 and MoSe2,” Americal Physical Society March Meeting (APS March Meeting), San Antonio, TX, March 2015.
  • A. Rigosi, Y. Li, A. Chernikov, X. Zhang, H. Hill, A. Zande, D. Chenet, E. Shih, J. Hone and T. Heinz, “Measurement of the optical dielectric function of transition metal dichalcogenide monolayers: MoS2, MoSe2, WS2 and WSe2,” Americal Physical Society March Meeting (APS March Meeting), San Antonio, TX, March 2015.
  • X. Zhang, D. Sun, Y. Li, G. Lee, Y. You, X. Cui, T. Heinz and J. Hone, “Temperature dependent optical properties and thermal conductivities of single- and few- layer MoS2,” Americal Physical Society March Meeting (APS March Meeting), Denver, CO, March 2014.
  • X. Zhang, D. Chenet, B. Kim, J. Yu, C. Nuckolls, and J. Hone, “Fabrication of hundreds of field effect transistors on a single carbon nanotube for basic studies and molecular devices,” International Conference on Electron, Ion and Photon Beam Technology and Nanofabrication (EIPBN), Nashville, TN, May 2013.
  • X. Zhang, D. Chenet, B. Kim, J. Yu, C. Nuckolls, and J. Hone, “Fabrication of hundreds of field effect transistors on a single carbon nanotube for basic studies and molecular devices,” Americal Physical Society March Meeting (APS March Meeting), Baltimore, MD, March 2013.
  • X. Zhang, D. Chenet, B. Kim, J. Yu, C. Nuckolls, and J. Hone, “Fabrication of hundreds of field effect transistors on a single carbon nanotube for basic studies and molecular devices,” ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition (IMECE), Houston, TX, November 2012.