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



  • The bi-layered precipitate phase zeta in the Al-Ag alloy system
    Z. Zhang, L. Bourgeois, J.M. Rosalie, N.V. Medhekar
    Acta Mater.132, 525-537 (2017)
  • Revealing the Microstructural evolution in Cu-Cr nanocrystalline alloys during high pressure torsion
    J. Guo, J.M. Rosalie, R. Pippan, Z. Zhang
    Mater. Sci. Eng. A-Struct. Mater. Prop. Microstruct. Process.695, 350-359 (2017)
  • On the phase evolution and dissolution process in Cu-Cr alloys deformed by high pressure torsion
    J. Guo, J. Rosalie, R. Pippan, Z. Zhang
    Scr. Mater.133, 41-44 (2017)
  • Complementary High Spatial Resolution Methods in Materials Science and Engineering
    O. Paris, D. Lang, J. Li, P. Schumacher, M. Deluca, R. Daniel, M. Tkadletz, N. Schalk, C. Mitterer, J. Todt, J. Keckes, Z. Zhang, G. Fritz-Popovski, C. Ganser, C. Teichert, H. Clemens
    Adv. Eng. Mater.19, UNSP 1600671 (2017)
  • Superlattice-induced oscillations of interplanar distances and strain effects in the CrN/AlN system
    Z. Zhang, X. Gu, D. Holec, M. Bartosik, P.H. Mayrhofer, H.P. Duan
    Phys. Rev. B95, ARTN 155305 (2017)
  • Transmission electron microscopical study of teenage crown dentin on the nanometer scale
    P. Panfilov, A. Kabanova, J. Guo, Z. Zhang
    Mater. Sci. Eng. C-Mater. Biol. Appl.71, 994-998 (2017)
  • Crossover between superconductivity and magnetism in SrRuO3 mesocrystal embedded YBa2Cu3O7-x heterostructures
    V. Suresh, J.-C. Lin, H.-J. Liu, Z. Zhang, P.-C. Chiang, Y.-C. Hsun, Y.-C. Chen, J.-Y. Lin, Y.-H. Chu
    Nanoscale8, 18454-18460 (2016)
  • High-Performance Small-Amount Fe2O3-Doped (K,Na) NbO3-Based Lead-Free Piezoceramics with Irregular Phase Evolution
    J. Guo, F. Xu, X. Shang, Y. Lu, P. Li, T. Zhou, Z. Zhang, Y. He
    J. Am. Ceram. Soc.99, 2341-2346 (2016)
  • High-Performance Small-Amount Fe2O3-Doped (K,Na)NbO3-Based Lead-Free Piezoceramics with Irregular Phase Evolution
    J. Guo, F. Xu, X. Shang, Y. Lu, P. Li, T. Zhou, Z. Zhang, Y. He
    Journal of the American Ceramic Society99, 2341-2346 (2016)
  • Giant heterogeneous magnetostriction in Fe-Ga alloys: Effect of trace element doping
    Y. He, C. Jiang, W. Wu, B. Wang, H. Duan, H. Wang, T. Zhang, J. Wang, J. Liu, Z. Zhang, P. Stamenov, J.M.D. Coey, H. Xu
    Acta Mater.109, 177-186 (2016)