Priv.-Doz. Dr. Zaoli Zhang

Function: Group Leader
Room: 311
Phone: +43 (0) 3842-804-311
E-Mail: zaoli.zhang(at)


Micro- and Nanostructure Characterization


Atomic and electronic structural analysis of defects, thin films and heterostructure interfaces, conventional TEM, Cs-corrected HRTEM, STEM, image calculation, EELS and EDXS


Durchstrahlungselektronenmikroskopie von Festförpern and Advanced transmission electron microscopy for materials research



  • Nd3+ ions induced rational morphology control of transition metal oxides for high energy storage performance
    H. Hu, H. Cheng, K. Song, S. Dai, Y. Liu, H. Stock, Y. Yu, Z. Zhang, M. Liu
    J. Power Sources472, ARTN 228599 (2020)
  • Effect of TiB(2)particle size on the material transfer behaviour of Cu-TiB(2)composites
    X. Guo, K. Song, W. Xu, G. Li, Z. Zhang
    Mater. Sci. Technol.36:15, 1685-1694 (2020)
  • Atomic-scale study on incoherent twin boundary evolution in nanograined Cu
    Y. Zhang, J. Guo, W. Ming, J. Chen, Z. Zhang
    Scr. Mater.186, 278-281 (2020)
  • Fracture properties of thin film TiN at elevated temperatures
    J. Buchinger, L. Loefler, J. Ast, A. Wagner, Z. Chen, J. Michler, Z.L. Zhang, P.H. Mayrhofer, D. Holec, M. Bartosik
    Mater. Des.194, ARTN 108885 (2020)
  • Atomic -scale investigation on the structural evolution and deformation behaviors of Cu-Cr nanocrystalline alloys processed by high-pressure torsion
    Q. Shao, J. Guo, J. Chen, Z. Zhang
    J. Alloy. Compd.832, ARTN 154994 (2020)
  • Mapping the mechanical properties in nitride coatings at the nanometer scale
    Z. Zhang, Z. Chen, D. Holec, C. Liebscher, N. Koutna, M. Bartosik, Y. Zheng, G. Dehm, P. Mayrhofer
    Acta Mater.194, 343-353 (2020)
  • Indentation response of a superlattice thin film revealed by in-situ scanning X-ray nanodiffraction
    J. Todt, C. Krywka, Z. Zhang, P. Mayrhofer, J. Keckes, M. Bartosik
    Acta Materialia195, 425-432 (2020)
  • Strain-inducedc structure and oxygen transport interactions in epitaxial La0.6Sr0.4Co03 thin films
    Y. Ivanov, M. Kubicek, M. Siebenhofer, A. Viernstein, H. Hutter, J. Fleig, A. Chuvilin, Z. Zhang
    Communications Materials2020, ARTN 43246 (2020)
  • Study on Ca Segregation toward an Epitaxial Interface between Bismuth Ferrite and Strontium Titanate
    U. Haselmann, G. Haberfehlner, W. Pei, M.N. Popov, L. Romaner, D. Knez, J. Chen, A. Ghasemi, Y. He, G. Kothleitner, Z. Zhang
    ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces12, 12264-12274 (2020)
  • Combined Fe and O effects on microstructural evolution and strengthening in Cu-Fe nanocrystalline alloys
    J. Guo, Q. Shao, O. Renk, L. Li, Y. He, Z. Zhang, R. Pippan
    Materials Science & Engineering772, ARTN 138800 (2019)