Priv.-Doz. Dr. Zaoli Zhang

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

Research

Micro- and Nanostructure Characterization

Methods

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

Teaching

Durchstrahlungselektronenmikroskopie von Festförpern and Advanced transmission electron microscopy for materials research

Projects

Publications

  • Correlating structural and mechanical properties of AlN/TiN superlattice films
    N. Koutna, P. Kehak, Z. Chen, M. Bartosik, M. Fallmann, M. Cerny, Z. Zhang, M. Friak, M. Sob, P.H. Mayrhofer, D. Holec
    Scr. Mater.165, 159-163 (2019)
  • Crystallographic orientation dependent maximum layer thickness of cubic AlN in CrN/AlN multilayers
    Z. Chen, D. Holec, M. Bartosik, P.H. Mayrhofer, Z. Zhang
    Acta Mater.168, 190-202 (2019)
  • Toughness enhancement in TiN/WN superlattice thin films
    J. Buchinger, N. Koutna, Z. Chen, Z. Zhang, P. Mayrhofer, D. Holec, M. Bartosik
    Acta Mater.172, 18-29 (2019)
  • The Route to Supercurrent Transparent Ferromagnetic Barriers in Superconducting Matrix
    Y. Ivanov, S. Soltan, J. Albrecht, E. Goering, G. Schuetz, Z. Zhang, A. Chuvilin
    ACS Nano 201913, 5655-5661 (2019)
  • Oxygen-mediated deformation and grain refinement in Cu-Fe nanocrystalline alloys
    J. Guo, M.J. Duarte, Y. Zhang, A. Bachmaier, C. Gammer, G. Dehm, R. Pippan, Z. Zhang
    Acta Materialia, 281-293 (2019)
  • Polymorphic Transformation and Magnetic Properties of Rapidly Solidified Fe26.7Co26.7Ni26.7Si8.9B11.0 High-Entropy Alloys
    Z. Zhang, K. Song, R. Li, Q. Xue, S. Wu, D. Yan, X. Li, B. Song, B. Sarac, J.T. Kim, P. Ramasamy, L. Wang, J. Eckert
    Materials12, ARTN 590 (2019)
  • Graphene-templated synthesis of palladium nanoplates as novel electrocatalyst for direct methanol fuel cell
    Y. Hujiang, L. Geng, Y. Zhang, G. Chang, Z. Zhang, X. Liu, M. Lei, Y. He
    Applied Surface Science, 385-392 (2019)
  • Direct atomic identification of cation migration induced gradual cubic-to-hexagonal phase transition in Ge2Sb2Te5
    Y. Zheng, Y. Wang, T. Xin, Y. Cheng, R. Huang, P. Liu, M. Luo, Z. Zhang, S. Lv, Z. Song, S. Feng
    COMMUNICATIONS CHEMISTRY2, ARTN 13 (2019)
  • Optimizing mechanical properties of Fe26.7Co26.7Ni26.7Si8.9B11 high entropy alloy by inducing hypoeutectic to quasi-duplex microstructural transition
    Z.Q. Zhang, K.K. Song, S. Guo, Q.S. Xue, H. Xing, C.D. Cao, F.P. Dai, B. Voelker, A. Hohenwarter, T. Maity, N. Chawake, J.T. Kim, L. Wang, I. Kaban, J. Eckert
    Sci Rep9, ARTN 360 (2019)
  • Ultrafast Giant Photostriction of Epitaxial Strontium Iridate Film with Superior Endurance
    J. Yang, Y. Liou, W. Tzeng, H. Liu, Y. Chang, P. Xiang, Z. Zhang, C. Duan, C. Luo, Y. Chen, Y. Chu
    Nano Lett.18, 7742-7748 (2018)