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



  • Negatively Charged In-Plane and Out-Of-Plane Domain Walls with Oxygen-Vacancy Agglomerations in a Ca-Doped Bismuth-Ferrite Thin Film
    U. Haselmann, Y. Suyolcu, P. Wu, Y. Ivanov, D. Knez, P. van Aken, Y. Chu, Z. Zhang
  • Investigation on microstructure and texture evolution of Ti-6Al-3Nb-2Zr-1Mo alloy during hot deformation
    L. Lu, Y. Zhang, Z. Zhang, K. Song, S. Li, Y. Li, F. Zhou, Q. Cao, Q. Feng, B. Zhang
  • Atomic diffusivities in amorphous and liquid Cu-Zr: Kirkendall effects and dependence on packing density
    S. Ketov, Y.P. Ivanov, B. Putz, Z. Zhang, J. Eckert, A.L. Greer
    Acta Mater.214, ARTN 116993 (2021)
  • Copper and its effects on microstructure and correlated tensile properties of super duplex stainless steels
    G. Ressel, M. Gsellmann, D. Brandl, A. Landefeld, A. Keplinger, Z.L. Zhang, V. Maier-Kiener, R. Schnitzer
    Mater. Sci. Eng. A-Struct. Mater. Prop. Microstruct. Process.821, ARTN 141544 (2021)
  • Hardness and failure assessment of a hot extrusion punch during service
    Y. Zhang, K. Song, S. Zhang, Y. Wang, Z. Zhang
    Eng. Fail. Anal.125, ARTN 105382 (2021)
  • On the behavior of rhenium under high-pressure torsion at room temperature
    P. Panfilov, T.P. Tolmachev, V.P. Pilyugin, Z. Chen, Z.L. Zhang
    Mater. Lett.292, ARTN 129634 (2021)
  • Correlating point defects with mechanical properties in nanocrystalline TiN thin films
    Z. Zhang, A. Ghasemi, N. Koutná, Z. Xu, T. Grünstäudl, K. Song, D. Holec, Y. He, P. Mayrhofer, M. Bartosik
    Materials & Design207, ARTN 109844 (2021)
  • Atomic insights on intermixing of nanoscale nitride multilayer triggered by nanoindentation
    Z. Chen, Y. Zheng, L. Löfler, M. Bartosik, G. Nayak, O. Renk, D. Holec, P. Mayrhofer, Z. Zhang
    Acta Materialia214, ARTN 117004 (2021)
  • The formation of TiO2/VO2 multilayer structure via directional cationic diffusion
    Y. Zheng, Z. Chen, H. Lu, Y. Cheng, X. Chen, Y. He, Z. Zhang
    Nanoscale13, 7783-7791 (2021)
  • The S-content-dependent lattice structure evolution and bandgap modulation in quaternary MgZnOS alloy films
    H. Cheng, L. Li, Y. Wang, Y. Lu, Z. Zhang, M. Li, J. Klar, Y. He
    J. Phys. D-Appl. Phys.54, ARTN 065104 (2021)