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Bozovic, I.; He, X.; Bollinger, A.T.; Han, M.-G.; and Zhu, Y., “The quest for high(er) Tc in BaBiO3-based heterostructures”, J. Supercond. Nov. Magn. 33, 1, 241-248 (2020).

Chen, H.; Yao, S.; Lina, W.; Zhang, Z.; Hud, X.; Liue, X.; Yan, B.; Chen, K.; Qin, Y.; Zhu, Y.; Lu, X.; Ouyang, P.; Fu, J.; Chen, J. G., “Highly efficient conversion of oleic acid to heptadecane without external hydrogen source over atomic layer deposited bimetallic NiPt catalysts”, Chemical Engineering Journal 390, 124603 (2020).

Cheng, S.; Pofelski, A.; Longo, P.; Twesten, R. D.; Zhu, Y.; Botton, G. A., “The performance evaluation of direct detection electron energy-loss spectroscopy at 200 kV and 80 kV accelerating voltages”, Ultramicroscopy 212, 112942 (2020).

Cheng, S.; Sharma, V.; Poyraz, A. S.; Wu, L.; Li, X.; Marschilok, A. C.; Takeuchi, E. S.; Takeuchi, K. J.; Fernandez-Serra, M.; Zhu, Y., “Water-induced formation of an alkali-ion dimer in cryptomelane nanorods”, Chemical Science 11, 4991 (2020).

Crane, C. C.; Manso, R. H.; Li, J.; Benamara, M.; Tao, J.; Zhu, Y.; Wang, F.; Chen, J., “A Metal-on-Metal Growth Approach to Metal-Metal Oxide Core- Shell Nanostructures with Plasmonic Properties”, J. Phys. Chem. C 124, 34, 17191 (2020).

Du, Q.; Han, M-G.; Liu, Yu.; Ren, W.; Zhu, Y.; and Petrovic, C., “Room-Temperature Skyrmion Thermopower in Fe3Sn2”, Advanced Quantum Technologies (in press 2020).

Fu, X.; Wang, E.; Zhao, Y.; Liu, A.; Montgomery, E.; Gokhale, V. J.; Gorman, J. J.; Jing, C.; Lau, J. W.; Zhu, Y., “Laser-free ultrafast electron microscopy of electromagnetic wave dynamics”, Science Advances6 eabc3456 (2020).

Guo, S.; Zhong, R. D.; Wang, W.; Tao, J.; Ni, D. R.; Cava, R. J., “K3Ir2O6 and K16.3Ir8O30, Low-Dimensional Iridates with Infinite IrO6 Chains”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 142, 5389 (2020).

Han, M.-G.; Garlow, J. A.; Kharkov, Y.; Camacho, L.; Rov, R.; Sauceda, J.; Vats, G.; Kisslinger, K.; Kato, T.; Sushkov, O.; Zhu, Y.; Ulrich, C.; Söhnel, T. and Seidel, J. “Scaling, rotation and channeling behavior of helical and skyrmion spin textures in thin films of Te-doped Cu2OSeO3”, Sci. Adv. 6 eaax2138 (2020).

Kim, J-C.; Kwon, D-H.; Yang, J-H.; Kim, H.; Bo, S-H.; Wu, L.; Kim, H.; Seo, D-H.; Shi, T.; Wang, J.; Zhu, Y.; and Ceder, G., “Direct Observation of Alternating Octahedral and Prismatic Sodium Layers in O3-Type Transition Metal Oxides”, Advanced Energy Materials 10, 2001151 (2020).

Kim, S. J.; Tang, C. R.; Singh, G.; Housel, L. M.; Yang, S.; Takeuchi, K. J.; Marschilok, A. C.; Takeuchi, E. S.; Zhu, Y. "New Insights into the Reaction Mechanism of Sodium Vanadate for an Aqueous Zn Ion Battery". Chemistry of Materials 32, 2053-2060 (2020).

Konstantinova, T.; Wu, L.; Yin, W.-G.; Tao, T.; Gu, G. D.; Wang, X.J.; Zaliznyak, I. A.; Zhu, Y. “Photoinduced chiral Dirac semimetal in ZrTe5”, npj Quantum Materials (in press 2020).

Kwon, D. H.; Lee, J.; Artrith, N.; Wu, L.; Lun, Z.; Kim, H.; Tian, Y.; Zhu, Y.; and Ceder, G., “Impact of surface phase transformation on the performance of Li-excess disordered rocksalt cathodes”, Cell Reports Physical Science 1, 100187 (2020).

Lau, J. W.; Schliep, K. B.; Katz, M. B.; Gokhale, V. J.; Gorman, J. J.; Jing, C.; Liu, A.; Zhao, Y.; Montgomery, E.; Choe, H.; Rush, W.; Kanareykin, A.; Fu, X.; and Zhu, Y., “Laser-free GHz stroboscopic transmission electron microscope: Components, system integration, and practical considerations for pump–probe measurements”, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 91, 021301 (2020).

Li, J.; Li, J.; Sun, K.; Wu, L.; Li, R.; Yang, J.; Shen, X.; Wang, X.; Luo, H.; Cava, R. J.; Robinson, I. K.; Jin, X.; Yin, W-G.; Zhu, Y.; and Tao J., “Concurrent probing of electron-lattice dephasing induced by photoexcitation in 1T-TaSeTe using ultrafast electron diffraction”, Phys. Rev. B 101, 100304 (R) (2020).

Ma, Z.; Li, S.; Wu, L.; Song, L.; Jiang, G.; Liang, Z.; Su, D.; Zhu, Y.; Adzicd, R. R.; Wang, J. X.; Chen, Z.; “NbOx nano-nail with a Pt head embedded in carbon as a highly active and durable oxygen reduction catalyst”, Nano Energy 69, 104455 (2020).

Miao, J.; Saxena, R.; Liu, X.; He, K.; Jo, K.; Zhang, H.; He, J.; Han, M.-G.; Hu, W.; Deep, J., “Gate-Tunable Semiconductor Heterojunctions from 2D/3D van der Waals Interfaces”, Nano Lett. 20, 2907-2915 (2020).

Nepal, R.; Wang, Z.; Dai, S.; Saghayezhian, M.; Zhu, Y.; Plummer, E.W; and Jin, R., “Emergent Spin Glass Behavior Created by Self-Assembled Antiferromagnetic NiO Columns in Ferrimagnetic NiFe2O4”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 12, 34, 38788-38795 (2020).

Nguyen, L. T.; Abeykoon, M.; Tao, J.; Lapidus, S.; Cava, R. J., “Long-range and local crystal structures of the Sr1-xCaxRuO3 perovskites”, Phys. Rev. Maters. 4, 034407 (2020).

Ozaki, T.; Wu, L.; Gu G. and Li, Q., “Ion irradiation of iron chalcogenide superconducting films”, Superconductor Science and Technology 33, 094008 (2020).

Peng, R.; Zou, K.; Han, M.-G.; Albright, S. D.; Hong, H.; Lau, C.; Xu, H. C.; Zhu, Y.; Walker, F. J.; Ahn, C. H., “Picoscale structural insight into superconductivity of monolayer FeSe/SrTiO3”, Sci. Adv. 6 : eaay4517 (2020).

Qiu, B.; Zheng, M.; Lee, S.-Y.; Liu, H.; Wynn, T. A.; Wu, L.; Zhu, Y.; Wen, W.; Brown, C. M.; Zhou, D.; Liu, Z.; Meng, Y. S., “Metastability and reversibility of anionic redox-based cathode for high-energy rechargeable batteries”, Cell Reports Physical Science 1, 100028 (2020).

Smith, P. F.; Wang, L.; Bock, D. C.; Brady, A. B.; Lutz, D. M.; Yang, S.; Hu, X.; Wu, L.; Zhu, Y.; Marschilok, A. C.; Takeuchi, E. S.; Takeuchi, K. J. “Vanadium-Substituted Tunnel Structured Silver Hollandite (Ag1.2VxMn8-xO16): Impact on Morphology and Electrochemistry”, Inorganic Chemistry 59, 6, 3783-3793, 10.1021/acs.inorgchem.9b03443 (2020).

Wampler, J.; Thiemens, M.; Cheng, S.; Zhu, Y.; Schuller, I. K., “Superconductivity found in meteorites”, PNAS 7, 7645-7649 (2020).

Wang, W.; Zhang, J.; Shen, X.; Guan, X.; Yao, Y.; Li, J.; Gu, C.; Sun, J.; Zhu, Y.; Tao, J.; Yu, R., “Out-of-plane magnetic anisotropy enhancement in La1-xSrxCoO3-delta/La2/3Sr1/3MnO3/La1-xSrxCoO3-delta thin films”, Phys. Rev. B 101, 024406 (2020).

Wu, D., House, L. M., Kim, S. J., Saduque, N., Quity, C. D., Wu, L., Tappero, R., Nicholas, S. L., Ehrlich, S., Zhu, Y., Marschilok, A. C., Takeuchi, E. S., and Bock, D. C., and Takeuchi, K. J., “Quantitative temporally and spatially resolved x-ray fluorescence microprobe characterization of the manganese dissolution-deposition mechanism in aqueous Zn/a-MnO2 batteries,” Energy & Environmental Science (in press 2020).

Wu, L.; Meng, Q.; and Zhu, Y., “Mapping valence electron distributions with multipole density formalism using 4D-STEM”, Ultramicroscopy 219, 113095 (2020).

Yang, S-Z.; Tallman, K. R.; Liu, P.; Lutz, D. M.; Zhang, B.; Kim, S.-J.; Wu, L.; Marschilok, A. C.; Takeuchi, E. S.; Takeuchi, K. J.; Zhu, Y., “The effects of vanadium substitution on one-dimensional tunnel structures of cryptomelane: Combined TEM and DFT study”, Nano Energy 71, 104571 (2020).

Yang, X.; Wan, W.; Wu, L; Smaluk, V.; Shaftan, T.; Zhu, Y. “Toward monochromated sub-nanometer UEM and femtosecond UED” Sci. Rep. 10, 16171 (2020).

Zhang, B.; Quilty, C. D.; Wang, L.; Hu, X.; Poyraz, A.; Bock, D. C.; Li, Y-R.; Gerhardt, L.; Wu, L.; Zhu, Y.; Marschilok, A. C.; Takeuchi, E. S.; Takeuchi, K. J., “Magnesium Todorokite: Influence of Morphology on Electrochemistry in Lithium, Sodium and Magnesium Based Batteries”, J. Electrochemical Society 167, 11, 110528, 10.1149/1945-7111/aba33a, (2020).

Zhang, Y.; Tan, Y.; Sando, D.; Chen, L.-Q.; Valanoor, N.; Zhu, Y.; and Han, M.-G., “Controlled nucleation and stabilization of ferroelectric domain wall patterns in epitaxial (110) bismuth ferrite heterostructures”, Adv. Funct. Mater. (in press 2020).

Zhang, W.; Seo, D.-H.; Chen, T.; Wu, L.; Topsakal, M.; Zhu, Y.; Lu, D.; Ceder, G. and Wang, F. "Kinetic pathways of ionic transport in fast charging lithium titanate", Science 367, 1030-1034 (2020).


Ali, H.; Maynau, C.; Lajaunie, L.; Gregory, G.; Wu, L.; Looney, J. P.; Zhu, Y.; Schneider, M.; Schoenfeld, W. V.; Davis, K. O. “Transmission Electron Microscopy and Electron Energy-Loss Spectroscopy Studies of Hole-Selective Molybdenum Oxide Contacts in Silicon Solar Cells”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 11, 43075−43080 (2019).

Cai, R.; Guo, S.; Meng, Q.; Yang, S.; Xin, H. L.; Hu, X.; Li, M.; Sun, Y.; Gao, P.; Zhang, S.; Dong, H.; Lei, S.; Kim, K.; Zeng, H.; Sun, L.; Xu, F. and Zhu, Y., “Atomic-level tunnel engineering of todorokite MnO2 for precise evaluation of lithium storage mechanisms by in situ transmission electron microscopy”, Nano Energy 63, 103840, 1-10 (2019).

Chen, L.; Wang, Z.; Wang, G.; Guo, H.; Saghayezhian, M.; Liao, Z.; Zhu, Y.; Plummer, E. W. and Zhang, J., "Surface and interface properties of La2/3Sr1/3MnO3 thin films on SrTiO3 (001)", Phys. Rev. Mater. 3, 044407, 1-10 (2019).

Chen, S.; Wu, H.; Tao, J.; Xin, H.; Zhu, Y. and Chen, J., "Pt–Ni seed-core-frame hierarchical nanostructures and their conversion to nanoframes for enhanced methanol electro-oxidation", Catalysts 9, 39, 1-15 (2019).

Chen, X.; Zhang, X.; Han, M.-G.; Zhang, L.; Zhu, Y.; Xu, X. and Hong, X., "Magnetotransport anomaly in room-temperature ferrimagnetic NiCo2O4 thin films", Adv. Mater. 31, 1805260, 1-8 (2019).

Cheng, S.; Meng, Q.; Han, M.-G.; Deng, S.; Li, X.; Zhang, Q.; Tan, G.; Botton, G. A. and Zhu, Y., "Revealing the effects of trace oxygen vacancies on improper ferroelectric manganite with in situ biasing", Adv. Electron. Mater. 5, 1800827, 1-6 (2019).

Deng, S.; Wu, L.; Cheng, H.; Zheng, J. C.; Cheng, S.; Li, J.; Wang, W.; Shen, J.; Tao, J.; Zhu, J. and Zhu, Y., "Charge-lattice coupling in hole-doped LuFe2O4+d: the origin of second-order modulation", Phys. Rev. Lett. 122, 126401, 1-6 (2019).

Garlow, J. A.; Pollard, S. D.; Beleggia, M.; Dutta, T.; Yang, H. and Zhu, Y., "Quantification of mixed bloch-Neel topological spin textures stabilized by the Dzyaloshinskii-Moriya interaction in Co/Pd multilayers", Phys. Rev. Lett. 122, 237201, 1-6 (2019).

Guo, H. W.; Saghayezhian, M.; Wang, Z.; Zhu, Y.; Zhang, J. D. and Plummer, E. W., "Visualizing quantum phenomena at complex oxide interfaces: An atomic view from scanning transmision electron microscopy", Front. Phys. 15, 13401 (2019).

Han, M.-G.; Garlow, J. A.; Liu, Y.; Zhang, H.; Li, J.; DiMarzio, D.; Knight, M. W.; Petrovic, C.; Jariwala, D. and Zhu, Y., "Topological magnetic-spin textures in two-dimensional van der Waals Cr2Ge2Te6", Nano Lett. 19, 11, 7859-7865 (2019).

Hu, J.; Zeng, H.; Chen, X.; Wang, Z.; Wang, H.; Wang, R.; Wu, L.; Huang, Q.; Kong, L.; Zheng, J.; Xiao, Y.; Zhang, W. and Pan, F., "Revealing insights into LixFePO4 nanocrystals with magnetic order at room temperature resulting in trapping of Li ions", J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 10, 4794-4799 (2019).

Huo, D.; Cao, Z.; Li, J.; Xie, M.; Tao, J. and Xia, Y., "Seed-mediated growth of Au nanospheres into hexagonal stars and the emergence of a hexagonal close-packed phase", Nano Lett. 19, 5, 3115-3121 (2019).

Huyan, S.; Deng, L. Z.; Wu, Z.; Zhao, K.; Sun, J. Y.; Wu, L. J.; Zhao, Y. Y.; Yuan, H. M.; Gooch, M.; Lv, B.; Zhu, Y.; Chen, S. and Chu, C. W., "Low-temperature microstructural studies on superconducting CaFe2As2", Sci. Rep. 9, 6393, 1-8 (2019).

Jing, C.; Zhu, Y.; Liu, A.; Schliep, K.; Fu, X.; Zhao, Y.; Montgomery, E.; Rush, W.; Kanareykin, A.; Katz, M. and Lau, J.; “Tunable Electron Beam Pulser for Picoseconds Stroboscopic Microscopy in Transmission Electron Microscopes”, Ultramicroscopy 207, 112829, 1-4 (2019).

Koch, R. J.; Konstantinova, T.; Abeykoon, M.; Wang, A.; Petrovic, C.; Zhu, Y.; Bozin, E. S. and Billinge, S. J. L., "Room temperature local nematicity in FeSe superconductor", Phys. Rev. B 100, 020501(R) 1-5 (2019).

Kong, T.; Stolze, K.; Timmons, E. I.; Tao, J.; Ni, D.; Guo, S.; Yang, Z.; Prozorov, R. and Cava, R. J., "VI3-a new layered ferromagnetic semiconductor", Adv. Mater. 31, e1808074, 1-7 (2019).

Konstantinova, T.; Wu, L.; Abeykoon, M.; Koch, R. J.; Wang, A. F.; Li, R. K.; Shen, X.; Li, J.; Tao, J.; Zaliznyak, I. A.; Petrovic, C.; Billinge, S. J. L.; Wang, X. J.; Bozin, E. S. and Zhu, Y.; "Photoinduced dynamics of nematic order parameter in FeSe", Phys. Rev. B 99, 180102(R) 1-6 (2019).

Lee, S. Y.; Park, G. S.; Jung, C.; Ko, D. S.; Park, S. Y.; Kim, H. G.; Hong, S. H.; Zhu, Y., and Kim, M. "Revisiting primary particles in layered lithium transition-metal oxides and their impact on structural degradation", Adv. Sci. 6, 1800843, 1-9 (2019).

Lee, S.-Y.; Housel, L. M.; Huang, J.; Wu, L.; Takeuchi, E. S.; Marschilok, A. C.; Takeuchi, K. J.; Kim, M. and Zhu, Y., "Inhomogeneous structural evolution of silver-containing Alpha-MnO2 nanorods in sodium-ion batteries investigated by comparative transmission electron microscopy approach", J. Power Sources 435, 226779, 1-6 (2019).

Lee, S.; Lee, A. T.; Georgescu, A. B.; Fabbris, G.; Han, M.-G.; Zhu, Y.; Freeland, J. W.; Disa, A. S.; Jia, Y.; Dean, M. P. M.; Walker, F. J.; Ismail-Beigi, S. and Ahn, C. H., "Strong orbital polarization in a cobaltate-titanate oxide heterostructure", Phys. Rev. Lett. 123, 117201, 1-7 (2019).

Li, J.; Meng, Q.; Zhang, Y.; Peng, L.; Yu, G.; Marschilok, A. C.; Wu, L.; Su, D.; Takeuchi, K. J.; Takeuchi, E. S.; Zhu, Y. and Stach, E. A., "Size-dependent kinetics during non-equilibrium lithiation of nano-sized zinc ferrite", Nat. Commun. 10, 93, 1-8 (2019).

Liang, Z.; Song, L.; Deng, S.; Zhu, Y.; Stavitski, E.; Adzic, R. R.; Chen, J. and Wang, J. X., "Direct 12-electron oxidation of ethanol on a ternary Au(core)-PtIr(shell) electrocatalyst", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 141, 24, 9629-9636 (2019).

Liu, Y.; Li, J.; Tao, J.; Zhu, Y. and Petrovic, C., "Anisotropic magnetocaloric effect in Fe3-xGeTe2", Sci. Rep. 9, 13233, 1-8 (2019).

Liu, Y.; Wu, L.; Tong, X.; Li, J.; Tao, J.; Zhu, Y. and Petrovic, C., "Thickness-dependent magnetic order in CrI3 single crystals", Sci. Rep. 9, 13599, 1-8 (2019).

Manso, R. H.; Acharya, P.; Deng, S.; Crane, C. C.; Reinhart, B.; Lee, S.; Tong, X.; Nykypanchuk, D.; Zhu, J.; Zhu, Y.; Greenlee, L. F. and Chen, J., "Controlling the 3-D morphology of Ni-Fe-based nanocatalysts for the oxygen evolution reaction", Nanoscale 11, 17, 8170-8184 (2019).

Meng, M.; Wang, Z.; Fathima, A.; Ghosh, S.; Saghayezhian, M.; Jin, R. Y.; Zhu, Y.; Pantelides, S. T.; Zhang, J. D.; Plummer, E. W. and Guo, H. W., "Interface-induced magnetic polar metal phase in complex oxides", Nat. Commun. 10, 5248, 1-7 (2019).

Meng, Q.; Xu, G.; Xin, H.; Stach, E. A.; Zhu, Y.; and Su, D., "Quantification of charge transfer at the interfaces of oxide thin films", J. Phys. Chem. A 123, 21, 4632-4637 (2019).

Ojha, S. K.; Ray, S.; Das, T.; Middey, S.; Sarkar, S.; Mahadevan, P.; Wang, Z.; Zhu, Y.; Liu, X.; Kareev, M. and Chakhalian, J., "Anomalous electron transport in epitaxial NdNiO3 films", Phys. Rev. B 99, 235153, 1-8 (2019).

Poyraz, A. S.; Quilty, C. D.; Housel, L. M.; Hu, X.; Bruck, A. M.; Li, Y. R.; Yin, J.; Zhang, B.; Huang, J.; Wu, L.; Zhu, Y.; Takeuchi, E. S.; Marschilok, A. C. and Takeuchi, K. J., "Synthesis and characterization of 2 × 4 tunnel structured manganese dioxides as cathodes in rechargeable Li, Na, and Mg batteries", J. Electrochem. Soc. 166, 4, A670-A678 (2019).

Saghayezhian, M.; Kouser, S.; Wang, Z.; Guo, H.; Jin, R.; Zhang, J.; Zhu, Y.; Pantelides, S. T. and Plummer, E. W., "Atomic-scale determination of spontaneous magnetic reversal in oxide heterostructures", PNAS 116, 21, 10309-10316 (2019).

Salehi, M., Shapourian, H., Rosen, I.T., Han, M.-G., Moon, J., Shibayev, P., Jain, D., Goldhaber-Gordon, D., and Oh, S., “Quantum-Hall to insulator transition in ultra-low-carrier-density topological insulator films”, Adv. Mater. 31, 1901091 (2019).

Shibayev, P. P.; Konig, E. J.; Salehi, M.; Moon, J.; Han, M.-G. and Oh, S., "Engineering topological superlattices and phase diagrams", Nano Lett. 19, 2, 716-721 (2019).

Shoham, L.; Baskin, M.; Han, M. G.; Zhu, Y. and Kornblum, L., "Scalable synthesis of the transparent conductive oxide SrVO3", Adv. Electron. Mater. 6, 1900584, 1-5 (2019).

von Rohr, F. O.; Ryser, A.; Ji, H.; Stolze, K.; Tao, J.; Frick, J. J.; Patzke, G. R. and Cava, R. J., "The h-SbxWO3+2x oxygen excess antimony tungsten bronze", Chem.-Eup. J. 25, 8, 2082-2088 (2019).

Wang, G.; Wang, Z.; Meng, M.; Saghayezhian, M.; Chen, L.; Chen, C.; Guo, H.; Zhu, Y.; Plummer, E. W. and Zhang, J., "Role of disorder and correlations in the metal-insulator transition in ultrathin SrVO3 films", Phys. Rev. B 100, 155114, 1-7 (2019).

Wang, L.; Zhou, Y.; Timoshenko, J.; Liu, S.; Qiao, Q.; Kisslinger, K.; Cuiffo, M.; Chuang, Y.-C.; Zuo, X.; Xue, Y.; Guo, Y.; Pan, C.; Li, H.; Nam, C.-Y.; Bliznakov, S.; Liu, P.; Frenkel, A. I.; Zhu, Y. and Rafailovich, M. H., "Designing nanoplatelet alloy/nafion catalytic interface for optimization of PEMFCs: performance, durability, and CO resistance", ACS Catal. 9, 2, 1446-1456 (2019).

Wang, W.; Sun, K.; Oey, Y. M.; Cava, R. J.; Wu, L.; Zhu, Y.; Yu, R. and Tao, J., "Smectic and nematic phase modulations and transitions under electron beam in Tb2Cu0.83Pd0.17O4", Phys. Rev. Mater. 3, 093601, 1-7 (2019).

Wang, Z.; Jin, R.; Wu, L.; Tao, J.; Karki, A. B.; Pan, J. Y.; Zhu, Y. and Plummer, E. W., "Atomically imaged crystal structure and normal-state properties of superconducting Ca10Pt4As8((Fe1−xPtx)2As2)5", Phys. Rev. B 100, 094103 1-8 (2019).

Yan, H.; Chen, S.; Zhang, D.; Wang, Z.; Ma, J.; Wen, W.; Wang, Y.; Wang, H.-Q.; Dai, Y.; Zheng, J.-C.; Wu, L. and Zhu, Y. "Carbon-encapsulated niobium carbonitride with high volumetric capacitance and wide potential windows in aqueous pseudocapacitors", Electrochim. Acta 325, 134935, 1-9 (2019).

Yao, X.; Gao, B.; Han, M.-G.; Jain, D.; Moon, J.; Kim, J. W.; Zhu, Y.; Cheong, S. W. and Oh, S., "Record high-proximity-induced anomalous hall effect in (BixSb1-x)2Te3 thin film grown on CrGeTe3 substrate", Nano Lett. 19, 7, 4567-4573 (2019).

Yan, H.; Chen, S.; Zhang, D.; Wang, Z.; Ma, J.; Wen, W.; Wang, Y.; Wang, H.-Q.; Dai, Y.; Zheng, J.-C.; Wu, L. and Zhu, Y., "Carbon-encapsulated niobium carbonitride with high volumetric capacitance and wide potential windows in aqueous pseudocapacitors", Electrochim. Acta 325, 134935, 1-8 (2019).

Yang, X.; Yu, L.; Smaluk, V.; Wang, G.; Hidaka, Y.; Shaftan, T.; Doom, L.; Padrazo, D.; Li, J.; Fedurin, M.; Wan, W. and Zhu, Y., "A compact tunable quadrupole lens for brighter and sharper ultra-fast electron diffraction imaging", Sci. Rep. 9, 5115 (2019).

Yang, X.; Li, J.; Fedurin, M.; Smaluk, V.; Yu, L.; Wu, L.; Wan, W.; Zhu, Y. & Shaftan, T. “A novel nondestructive diagnostic method for mega-electron-volt ultrafast electron diffraction” Sci. Rep. 9, 17223 (2019).

Yu, X.; Wu, L.; Zhang, B.; Zhou, H.; Dong, Y.; Wu, X.; Kou, R.; Yang, P.; Chen, J.; Sun, C.-J.; Zhu, Y. and Chow, G. M. "Thickness-dependent polarization-induced intrinsic magnetoelectric effects in La0.67Sr0.33MnO3/PbZr0.52Ti0.48O3 heterostructures", Phys. Rev. B 100, 104405, 1-13 (2019).

Zhang, Y.; Han, M. G.; Garlow, J. A.; Tan, Y.; Xue, F.; Chen, L. Q.; Munroe, P.; Valanoor, N. and Zhu, Y., "Deterministic ferroelastic domain switching using ferroelectric bilayers", Nano Lett. 19, 8, 5319-5326 (2019).

Zhang, M.-J.; Hu, X.; Li, M.; Duan, Y.; Yang, L.; Yin, C.; Ge, M.; Xiao, X.; Lee, W.-K.; Ko, J. Y. P.; Amine, K.; Chen, Z.; Zhu, Y.; Dooryhee, E.; Bai, J.; Pan, F. and Wang, F. "Cooling induced surface reconstruction during synthesis of high-Ni layered oxides", Adv. Energy Mater. 9, 1901915,1-10 (2019).

Zhang, W.; Li, Y.; Wu, L.; Duan, Y.; Kisslinger, K.; Chen, C.; Bock, D. C.; Pan, F.; Zhu, Y.; Marschilok, A. C.; Takeuchi, E. S.; Takeuchi, K. J. and Wang, F., "Multi-electron transfer enabled by topotactic reaction in magnetite", Nat. Commun. 10, 1972, 1-8 (2019).

Zhang, Z.; Yao, S.; Wang, C.; Liu, M.; Zhang, F.; Hu, X.; Chen, H.; Gou, X.; Chen, K.; Zhu, Y.; Lu, X.; Ouyang, P. and Fu, J., "CuZnCoOx multifunctional catalyst for in situ hydrogenation of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural with ethanol as hydrogen carrier", J. Catal. 373, 314-321 (2019).

Zhou, P.; Chen, L.; Liu, Y.; Sochnikov, I.; Bollinger, A. T.; Han, M.-G.; Zhu, Y.; He, X.; Bozovic, I. and Natelson, D., "Electron pairing in the pseudogap state revealed by shot noise in copper oxide junctions", Nature 572, 7770, 493-496 (2019).

Saghayezhian, M.; Wang, Z.; Guo, H. W.; Jin, R. Y.; Zhu, Y.; Zhang, J. D. and Plummer, E. W., " Exchange bias and inverted hysteresis in monolithic oxide films by structural gradient", Phys. Rev. Research. 1, 003160 (2019).


Bae, I. T.; Ichinose, T.; Han, M. G.; Zhu, Y.; Yasui, S. and Naganuma, H. "Tensile stress effect on epitaxial BiFeO3 thin film grown on KTaO3", Sci. Rep. 8, 893, 1-9 (2018).

Baldini, E.; Kubacka, T.; Mallett, B. P. P.; Ma, C.; Koohpayeh, S. M.; Zhu, Y.; Bernhard, C.; Johnson, S. L. and Carbone, F., "Lattice-mediated magnetic order melting in TbMnO3", Phys. Rev. B 97, 125149, 1-15 (2018).

Cao, Y.; Wang, Z.; Park, S. Y.; Yuan, Y.; Liu, X.; Nikitin, S. M.; Akamatsu, H.; Kareev, M.; Middey, S.; Meyers, D.; Thompson, P.; Ryan, P. J.; Shafer, P.; N'Diaye, A.; Arenholz, E.; Gopalan, V.; Zhu, Y.; Rabe, K. M. and Chakhalian, J., "Artificial two-dimensional polar metal at room temperature", Nat. Commun. 9, 1547, 1-9 (2018).

Chen, H.; Shi, X.; Liu, J.; Jie, K.; Zhang, Z.; Hu, X.; Zhu, Y.; Lu, X.; Fu, J.; Huang, H. and Dai, S., "Controlled synthesis of hierarchical ZSM-5 for catalytic fast pyrolysis of cellulose to aromatics", J. Mater. Chem. A 6, 42, 21178-21185 (Oct 2018).

Chen, X.; Zhang, X.; Han, M.-G., Zhang, L.; Zhu, Y.; Xu, X.; and Hong, X., “Magnetotransport Anomaly in Room‐Temperature Ferrimagnetic NiCo2O4 Thin Films”, Adv. Mater. 31, 1805260 (Nov 2018).

Cheng, S.; Xu, C.; Deng, S.; Han, M.-G.; Bao, S.; Ma, J.; Nan, C.; Duan, W.; Bellaiche, L.; Zhu, Y. and Zhu, J., "Interface reconstruction with emerging charge ordering in hexagonal manganite", Sci. Adv. 4, eaar4298, 1-6 (2018).

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  • Brahlek, M., Koirala, N., Salehi, M., Moon, J., Zhang, W., Li, H., Zhou, X., Han, M.-G., Wu, L., Emge, T., Lee, H.-D., Xu, C., Rhee, S. J., Gustafsson, T., Armitage, N., Zhu, Y., Dessau, D. S., Wu, W., Oh, S., “Disorder-driven topological phase transition in Bi2Se3 films”, Phys. Rev. B 94,165104 (2016).
  • Cheng, S.1, Li, M., Meng, Q., Duan, W., Zhao, Y.G., Sun, X.F., Zhu, Y., Zhu, J., “Electronic and crystal structure changes induced by in-plane oxygen vacancies in multiferroic YMnO3”, Phys. Rev. B 93 054409 (2016). 1 visiting student from Tsinghua University.
  • Garlow, J. A., Barrett, L., Wu, L., Kisslinger, K., Zhu, Y., and Pulecio, J.F., “Large-area growth of turbostratic graphene on Ni(111) via physical vapor deposition”, Sci. Rep. 6, 19804 (2016).
  • Han, M.-G., Garlow, J. A., Bugnet, M., Divilov, S., Marshall, S. J. M., Wu, L., Dawber, M., Fernandez-Serra, M., Botton, G. A., Cheong, S.-W., Walker, F. J., Ahn, C. H., and Zhu, Y., “Coupling of bias-induced crystallographic shear planes with charged domain walls in ferroelectric oxide thin films”, Phys. Rev. B 94, 100101(R) (2016).
  • Han, L., Meng, Q., Wang, D., Zhu, Y., Wang, J., Du, X., Stach, E., and Xin, H., “Interrogation of bimetallic particle oxidation in three dimensions at the nanoscale”, Nat. Commun. 7, 13335 (2016).
  • He, K., Zhang, S., Li, J., Meng, Q., Zhu, Yizhou, Hu, E., Sun, K., Yun, H., Yang, XQ., Zhu, Y., Gan, H., Mo, Y., Stach, EA., Murray, CB., Su, D., “Visualizing non-equilibrium lithiation of spinel oxide via in situ transmission electron microscopy”, Nat. Commun. 7, 11441 (2016).
  • Hoch, LB., He, L., Qiao, Q., Liao, K., Reyes, LM., Zhu, Y., and Ozin, GA., "Effect of precursor selection on photocatalytic performance of indium oxide nanomaterials for CO2 reduction" Chem. Mater. 28, 4160-4168 (2016).
  • Hoch, LB., Szymanski, P., Ghuman, KK., He, L., Liao, K., Qiao, Q., Zhu, Y., El-Sayed, MA., Singh, CV., and Ozin, GA., “Carrier dynamics and the role of surface defects: Designing a photocatalyst for gas-phase CO2 reduction,” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 113, E8011–E8020 (2016).
  • Hu, J., Wu, L., Kuttiyiel, K., Goodman, K., Zhang, C., Zhu, Y., Vukmirovic, M., White, M., Sasaki, K., Adzic, R., “Increasing stability and activity of core-shell catalysts by preferential segregation of oxide on edges and vertexes: Oxygen reduction on Ti-Au@Pt/C”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 138 (29), 9294–9300 (2016).
  • Huang, J., Poyraz, A.S., Lee, S-Y., Wu, L., Zhu, Y., Marschilok, A.C., Takeuchi, K.J., and Takeuchi, E.S., “Silver-containing α-MnO2 nanorods: Electrochemistry in Na-based battery systems”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b08549 (2016).
  • Kim, J., Nam, H., Li, G., Karki, AB., Wang, Z., Zhu, Y., Shih, C-K., Zhang, J., Jin, R., and Plummer, EW., “Interrogating the superconductor Ca10(Pt4As8)(Fe2−xPtxAs2)5 Layerby-layer”,  Sci. Rep. 6, 35365 (2016).
  • Li, G.; Zhang, D.; Qiao, Q.; Yu, Y.; Peterson, D.; Zafar, A.; Kumar, R.; Curtarolo, S.; Hunte, F.; Shannon, S.; Zhu, Y.; Yang, W.; Cao, L.; “All The Catalytic Active Sites of MoS2 for Hydrogen Evolution”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 138, 16632-38 (2016).
  • Li, J., Yin, W., Wu, L., Zhu, P., Konstantinova, Tao, J., Yang, J.., Cheong, S-W., Carbone, F., Misewich, J., Hill, J., Wang, X., Cava, R., and Zhu. Y., “Dichotomy in ultrafast atomic dynamics as direct evidence of polaron formation in manganites”, NPJ Quantum Mater. 1 16026 (2016).
  • Li, J., He, K., Meng, Q., Li, X., Zhu, Yizhou, Hwang, S., Sun, K., Gan, H., Zhu, Y., Mo, Y., Stach, EA., and Su, D., “Kinetic phase evolution of spinel cobalt oxide during lithiation”,  ACS Nano 10, 9577-9585 (2016).
  • Ling, X., Lin, Y., Ma, Q., Wang, Z., Song, Y., Yu, L., Huang, S., Fang, W., Zhang, X., Hsu, AL., Bie, Y., Lee, Y-H., Zhu, Y., Wu, L., Li, J., Jarillo-Herrero, P., Dresselhaus, M., Palacios, T., and Kong, J., “Parallel stitching of 2D materials”, Adv. Mater. 28, 2322–2329 (2016).
  • Liu, J., Yin, L., Wu, L., Bai, J., Bak, S-M., Yu, X., Zhu, Y., Yang, X-Q., and Khalifah, PG., "Quantification of honeycomb number-type stacking: application to NaNiBiO cathodes for Na-ion batteries", Inorg. Chem. 55, 8478−8492 (2016).
  • Luo, H., Xie, W., Tao, J., Pletikosic, I., Valla, T., Sahasrabudhe, G. S., Osterhoudt, G., Sutton, E., Burch, K. S., Seibel, E. M., Krizan, J. W., Zhu, Y., Cava, R. J., “Differences in chemical doping matter: Superconductivity in Ti1-xTaxSe2 but not in Ti1-xNbxSe2”, Chem. Mater. 28, 1927 (2016).
  • Ozaki, T., Wu, L., Zhang, C., Jaroszynski, J., Si, W., Zhou, J., Zhu, Y., and Li, Q. "A route for a strong increase of critical current in nano strained iron-based superconductors", Nat. commun. 7, 13036 (2016).
  • Poyraz, A. S., Huang, J., Cheng, S., Bock, D. C., Wu, L., Zhu, Y., Marschilok, A. C., Takeuchi, K. J., and Takeuchi, E. S. “Effective recycling of manganese oxide cathodes for lithium based batteries”, Green Chem. 18, 3414-3421 (2016).
  • Poyraz, A. S.; Huang, J.; Cheng, S.; Bock, D. C.; Wu, L.; Zhu, Y.; Marschilok, A. C.; Takeuchi, K. J.; and Takeuchi, E. S. “Effective Recycling of Manganese Oxide Cathodes for Lithium Based Batteries”, Green Chem., 2016, DOI: 10.1039/C6GC00438E.
  • Qiu, J., Ha, G., Jing, C., Baryshev, S.V., Reed, B. W., Lau, L.W., Zhu, Y., "GHz laser-free time- resolved transmission electron microscopy: A stroboscopic high-duty-cycle method", Ultramicroscopy 161, 130-136 (2016).
  • Qiu, B., Zhang, M., Wu, L.1, Wang, J., Xia, Y., Qian, D., Liu, H, Zhu, Y., Liu, Z., and Meng, Y. S., “Gas–solid interfacial modification of oxygen activity in layered oxide cathodes for lithium-ion batteries”, Nat. Commun. 7 12108 (2016).  1 contributed equally as the first author.
  • Scofield, M. E., Koenigsmann, C., Bobb-Semple, D., Tao, J., Tong, X., Wang, L., Lewis, C. S., Vukmirovic, M. B., Zhu, Y., Adzic, R. R., Wong, S. S., “Correlating the chemical composition and size of various metal oxide substrates with the catalytic activity and stability of as-deposited Pt nanoparticles for the methanol oxidation reaction”, Catal. Sci. Technol. 6, 2435 (2016).
  • Song, Y., Yamani, Z., Cao, C., Li, Y., Zhang, C., Chen, J., Huang, Q., Wu, H., Tao, J., Zhu, Y., Tian, W., Chi, S., Cao, H., Huang, Y., Dantz, M., Schmitt, T., Yu, R., Nevidomskyy, A., Morosan, E., Si, Q., and Dai, P., "A Mott insulator continuously connected to iron pnictide superconductors", Nat. Commun. 16, 16255 (2016).
  • Sutter, P., Tenney, SA., Ivars-Barcelo, F., Wu, L., Zhu, Y., and Sutter, E., “Alloy oxidation as a route to chemically active nanocomposites of gold atoms in a reducible oxide matrix”, Nanoscale Horiz. 1, 212-219 (2016).
  • Tao, J., Sun, K., Yin, W.-G., Wu, L., Xin, H., Wen, J. G., Luo, W., Pennycook, S. J., Tranquada, J. M. and Zhu, Y., "Direct observation of electronic-liquid-crystal phase transitions and their microscopic origin in La1/3Ca2/3MnO3", Sci. Rep. 6, 37624 (2016).
  • Thenuwara, AC., Shumlas, SL., Attanayake, NH., Aulin, YV., McKendry, IG., Qiao, Q., Zhu, Y., Borguet, E., Zdilla, MJ., and Stongnin, DR., “Intercalation of cobalt into the interlayer of birnessite improves oxygen evolution catalysis”, ACS Catal. 6, 7739 (2016).
  • von Rohr, F.; Winiarski, M. J.; Tao, J.; Klimczuk, T.; Cava, R. J., "Effect of electron count and chemical complexity in the Ta-Nb-Hf-Zr-Ti high-entropy alloy superconductor ", PNAS 113, E7144-7150 (2016).
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  • Wang, A., Wu, L., Ivanovski, V. N., Warren, J. B., Tian, J., Zhu, Y., and Petrovic, C., “Critical current density and vortex pinning in tetragonal FeS1−xSex (x = 0,0.06)”, Phys. Rev. B 94, 094506 (2016).
  • Wang, A., Zaliznyak, I., Ren, W., Wu, L., Graf, D., Garlea, V.O., Warren, J.B., Bozin, E., Zhu, Y., and Petrovic, P., “Magnetotransport study of Dirac fermions in YbMnBi2 antiferromagnet”, Phys. Rev. B 94, 165161 (2016).
  • Wang, Z., Tao, J., Yu, L., Guo, H., Chen, L., Han, M-G., Wu, L., Xin, H., Kisslinger, K., Plummer, EW., Zhang, J., and Zhu, Y., "Anomalously deep polarization in SrTiO3 (001) interfaced with an epitaxial ultrathin manganite film",   Phys. Rev B 94 155307 (2016).
  • Xi, X.X., Lei, Q., Golalikhani, M., Davidson, B., Liu, G., Schlom, D., Qiao, Q., Zhu, Y., Chandrasena, R., Yang, W., Gray, A., Arenholz, E., Farrar, A., Tenne, D., Hu, M., Guo, J., and Singh R., “Constructing oxide interfaces and heterostructures by atomic layer-by-layer laser molecular beam epitaxy”, npj Quantum Mater., in press.
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  • Xu, F., Li, Z., Wu, L., Meng, Q., Xin, H., Sun, J., Ge, B., Sun, L., Zhu, Y., "In situ TEM probing of crystallization form-dependent sodiation behavior in ZnO nanowires for sodium-ion batteries", Nano Energy 30, 771-779 (2016).
  • Xu, F., Ma, H., Lei, S., Sun, J., Chen, J., Ge, B., Zhu, Y., and Sun, L., “In situ TEM visualization of superior nanomechanical flexibility of shear-exfoliated phosphorene”, Nanoscale 8, 13603 (2016).
  • Zhang, B., Wu, L.1, Yin, WG., Sun, CJ., Yang, P., Venkatesan, T., Chen, J., Zhu, Y.2, and Chow, GM., “Interfacial coupling-induced ferromagnetic insulator phase in manganite film”, Nano Lett. 16, 4174−4180 (2016). 1 contributed equally as the first author, 2 corresponding author.
  • Zhang, B. J., Smith, P., Lee, S-Y., Wu, L., Zhu, Y., Takeuchi, E.S., Marschilok, A.C., Tekeuchi, K., “Tailoring the Ag+ Content within the Tunnels and on the Exposed Surfaces of α-MnO2 Nanowires: Impact on Impedance and Electrochemistry”, J. Electrochem. Soc, 164, A6163 (2016).
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  • Ma, C., Wu, L., Yin, W.-G., Yang, H., Shi, H., Wang, Z., Li, J., Homes, C.C., and Zhu, Y., “Strong Coupling of the Iron-Quadrupole and Anion-Dipole Polarizations in Ba(Fe1−xCox)2As2”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 077001 (2014).
  • Marshall, M.S.J, Malashevich, A., Disa, A.S., Han, M.-G., Chen, H., Zhu, Y., Ismail-Beigi, S., Walker, F.J., and Ahn, C.H., “Conduction at a ferroelectric interface”, Phys. Rev. Applied, 2, 061001 (2014) Editor’s Suggestion.
  • Patete, J.M., Han, J., Tiano, A.L., Liu, H., Han, M.-G., Simonson, J.W., Li, Y., Santulli, A.C., Aronson, M.C., Frenkel, A.I., Zhu, Y., and Wong, S.S., “Observation of ferroelectricity and structure-dependent magnetic behavior in novel one-dimensional motifs of pure, crystalline yttrium manganese oxides”, J. of Phys. Chem. C, 118, 21695-21705 (2014).
  • Piazza, L., Mann, A., Ma, C., Yang, H., Zhu, Y., Li, L., and Carbone, F., "Ultrafast structural and electronic dynamics of the metallic phase in a layered manganite", Structure Dynamics, 1  014501 (2014).
  • Pulecio, J.F., Pollard, S.D., Warnicke, P., Arena, D.A., and Zhu, Y., “Symmetry breaking of magnetic vortices before annihilation,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 105, 132403 (2014).
  • Pulecio, J.F., Warnicke, P., Pollard, S.D., Arena, D.A., and Zhu, Y., “Coherence and modality of driven interlayer-coupled magnetic vortices,” Nat. Comm., 5, 3760 (2014)
  • Rout, P. K., Pandey, H., Wu, L., Anupam, Joshi, P.C., Hossain, Z., Zhu, Y., and Budhani, R.C., “Two- dimensional electron-gas-like charge transport at the interface between a magnetic Heusler alloy and SrTiO3 ”, Phys. Rev. B. (Rapid Comm) 89, 020401(R) (2014).
  • Schoop, L.; Hirschberger, M.; Tao, J.; Felser, C.; Ong, N. P.; and Cava, R. J., “Paramagnetic to ferromagnetic phase transition in lightly Fe-doped Cr2B”, Phys. Rev. B, 89, 224417 (2014).
  • Smith, G J., Simonson, J W., Orvis, T., Marques, C., Grose, J.E., Kistner-Morris, J.J., Wu, L., Cho, K., Kim, H., Tanatar, M.A., Garlea, V.O., Prozorov, R., Zhu, Y., and Aronson, M.C.,“Intrinsic nanostructure in Zr2−xFe4Si16−y (x = 0.81, y = 6.06)”, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter. 26, 376002 (2014).
  • Sokolov, D. A.,  Aronson, M. C.,  Wu, L., Zhu, Y., Nelson, C.,  Mansfield, J. F.,  Sun, K., Erwin, R., Lynn, J. W., Lumsden, M.,  and Nagler, S. E., “Neutron, electron, and x-ray scattering investigation of Cr1−xVx near quantum criticality”, Phys. Rev. B 90, 035139 (2014).
  • Wang, X., Mostovoy, M., Han, M.-G., Horibe, Y., Aoki, T., Zhu, Y., and Cheong, S.-W., “Unfolding of vortices into topological stripes in a multiferroic material”, Phys. Rev. Lett., 112, 247601 (2014).
  • Wu, L., Meng, Q., Jooss, Ch., Zheng, J.-C., Inada, H., Su, D., Li, Q., and Zhu, Y., “Origin of Phonon Glass –Electron Crystal behavior in Thermoelectric Layered Cobaltate”, Adv. Funct. Mater. 23, 5728-5736 (2013).
  • Xia, X; Figueroa-Cosme, L.; Tao, J.; Peng, H-C.; Niu, G.; Zhu, Y.; and Xia, Y.,  “Facile Synthesis of Iridium Nanocrystals with Well-Controlled Facets Using Seed-Mediated Growth”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 136, 10878 (2014).
  • Zhang, L.; Choi, S.; Tao, J.; Peng, HC.; Xie, SF.; Zhu, YM.; Xie, ZX; Xia, YN.; "Pd-Cu Bimetallic Tripods: A Mechanistic Understanding of the Synthesis and Their Enhanced Electrocatalytic Activity for Formic Acid Oxidation", Advanced Functional Materials, 24, 7520-7529 (2014).
  • Zhang, Y., Hsieh, Y.-C., Volkov, V., Su, D., An, W., Si, R., Zhu, Y., Liu, P., Wang, J., and Adzic, R., “High performance Pt monolayer catalysts produced via core-catalyzed coating in ethanol", ACS Catalysis, 4, 738−742 (2014).
  • Zheng, Y. Q., W. Y. Liu, T. Lv, M. Luo, H. F. Hu, P. Lu, S. I. Choi, C. Zhang, J. Tao, Y. M. Zhu, Z. Y. Li, Y. N. Xia, "Seed-Mediated Synthesis of Gold Tetrahedra in High Purity and with Tunable, Well- Controlled Sizes," Chemistry - An Asian Journal 9, 2635-2640 (2014).
  • Zheng, F.; Logvenov, G.; Bozovic, I.; Zhu, Y.; He, Q.;“Structural origin of enhanced critical temperature in ultrafine multilayers of cuprate superconducting films”, Phys. Rev. B, 89   184509   (2014).
  • Zhou, H., Wang, H.Q., Li, Y., Li, K., Kang, J., Zheng, J.C., Jiang, Z., Huang, Y., Wu, L., Zhang, L., Kisslinger, K., and Zhu, Y., “Evolution of Wurtzite ZnO Films on Cubic MgO (001) Substrates: A Structural, Optical, and Electronic Investigation of the Misfit Structures”, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 6 13823-13832 (2014).
  • Zhu, P., J. Cao, Y. Zhu, J. Geck, Y. Hidaka, S. Pjerov, T. Ritschel, H. Berger, Y. Shen, R. Tobey, J.P. Hill and X.J. Wang, "Dynamic separation of electron excitation and lattice heating during the photoinduced melting of the periodic lattice distortion in 2H-TaSe2", Appl. Phys. Lett., 103 071914 (2013).


  • Chen, H. Y.; Yu, T; Gao, P; Bai, J. M.; Tao, J.; Tyson, T. A.; Wang, L. P.; Lalancette, R., "Synthesis and structure of perovskite ScMnO3", Inorganic Chemistry 52, 9692 (2013).
  • Chen, S., Jenkins, S., Tao, J., Zhu Y., and Chen, J., "Anisotropic seeded growth of Cu-M (M=Au, Pt, or Pd) bimetallic nanorods with tunable optical and catalytic properties", J. Phys. Chem. C, 117, 8924 (2013).
  • Chen, W.F., Iyer, S., Iyer, Shi., Iyer, Shw., Sasaki, K., Wang, CH., Zhu, Y., Muckerman, J.T., Fujita, E., “Biomass-derived electrocatalytic composites for hydrogen evolution”, Energy & Environmental Science, 6 1818-1826 (2013).
  • Chen, W.F., Wang, C.-H., Sasaki, K., Marinkovic, N., Xu, W., Muckerman, J.T., Zhu, Y., Adzic, RR., “Highly active and durable nanostructured molybdenum carbide electrocatalysts for hydrogen production”, Energy & Environmental Science, 6  943-951 (2013).
  • Han, M.G., Zhu, Y., Wu, L., Aoki, T., Volkov V., Wang, X., Chae, C., and Cheong, S.-W., “Ferroelectric switching dynamics of topological vortex domains in a hexagonal manganite”, Adv. Materials, 25, 2415-2421 (2013).
  • Hockel, J. L., Pollard, S. D.,  Wetzlar, K. P.,  Wu, T.,  Zhu, Y.,  Carman, G. P., "Electrically Controlled Reversible and hysteretic domain wall evolution in Nickel thin film/Pb(Mg1/3Nb2/3)O3]0.68 -[PbTiO3]0.32 (011) heterostructure observed by Lorentz TEM", Appl. Phys. Lett., 102, 242901 (2013).
  • Hsieh, Y.-C., Zhang, Y., Su, D., Volkov, V.V., Si, R., Wu, L., Zhu, Y.,  An, W., Liu, P., He, P., Ye, S., Adzic, R.R., Wang, J.X.,  “Ordered bilayer ruthenium-platinum core-shell nanoparticles as carbon monoxide-tolerant fuel cell catalysts”, Nat. Comm., 4, 2466 (2013).
  • Jiang, L., Choi, W.S., Jeen, H., Dong, S., Kim, Y., Han, M.-G., Zhu, Y., Kalinin, S., Dagotto, E., Egami, T., Lee, and Ho, N., "Tunneling Electroresistance Induced by Interfacial Phase Transitions in Ultrathin Oxide Heterostructures", Nano Letters, 13, 12, pp 5837-5843 (2013).
  • Liu, X., Liu, S., Han, M-G., Zhao, L., Deng, H., Li, J., Zhu, Y., Krusin-Elbaum, L., and O'Brien, S., “Magnetoelectricity in CoFe2O4 nanocrystal-P(VDF-HFP) thin films”, Nanoscale Res. Lett., 8, 374 (2013).
  • Lv, T.; Wang, Y.; Choi, S. I.; Chi, M. F.; Tao, J.; Pan, L. K.; Huang, C. Z.; Zhu, Y. M.; Xia, Y. N., "Controlled Synthesis of Nanosized Palladium icosahedra and Their Catalytic Activity towards Formic-Acid Oxidation", ChemSusChem 6, 1923-1930 (2013).
  • Meng, Q., Wu, L., Zhu, Y., “Phonon scattering of interfacial strain field between dissimilar lattices”. Phys. Rev. B 87, 064102 (2013).
  • Nam, K.Y., Bak, S.-M., Hu, E., Yu, X., Zhou, Y., Wang, X., Wu, L., Zhu, Y., Chung, K-Y,, Yang, X.-Q., “Combining in-situ synchrotron x-ray diffraction and absorption techniques with transmission electron microscopy to study the origin of thermal instability in overcharged cathode materials for lithium-ion batteries”, Adv. Funct. Mater. 23, 1047-1063 (2013).
  • Pan, C., H. Li, B. Akgun,  S. K. Satijia, Y. Zhu, D. Xu, J. Ortiz, D. Gersappe, and M. H. Rafailovich, "Enhancing the efficiency of bulk heterojunction solar cells via templated self- assembly", ACS Macromolecules, 46 1812-1819 (2013).
  • Pollard, S. D., Malec, M., Bellagia, M., Kawasaki, M., Zhu, Y., "Magnetic imaging with a Zernike-type phase plate in a transmission electron microscope," Appl. Phys. Lett., 102, 192401 (2013) (Cover article).
  • Pollard, S. D., and Zhu, Y., "The Aharonov-Bohm effect, magnetic monopoles, and reversal in spin-ice lattices," invited article, Microscopy 62 (suppl 1): S55-S64, (2013).
  • Reinert, A., Payne, C., Wang, L., Ciston, J., Zhu, Y., Khalifah, PG., “Synthesis and Characterization of Visible Light Absorbing (GaN)1-x(ZnO)x Semiconductor Nanorods”, Inorganic Chemistry, 52 8389-8398, (2013).
  • Santos-Ortiz, R., Volkov, V., Schmid, S., Kuo, F.-L., Kisslinger, K., Nag, S., Banerjee R., Zhu, Y., Shepherd, N. D., “The Microstructure and Electronic Band Structure of Pulsed Laser Deposited Iron Fluoride Thin-Film for Battery Electrodes”, ACS Appl. Materials and Interfaces, 5(7), 2387-2391 (2013).
  • Shao, M. H.; He, G. N.; Peles, A.; Odell, J. H.; Zeng, J.; Su, D.; Tao, J.; Yu, T.; Zhu, Y. M.; Xia, Y. N., “Manipulating the oxygen reduction activity of platinum shells with shape-controlled palladium nanocrystal cores”, Chemical Communications,  49, 9030 (2013). 
  • Smith, G., Simonson, J. W., Orvis, T., Marques, C., Grose, J. E., Wu, L., Zhu, Y., Garlea, V. O., and Aronson, M. C., “Intrinsic nanostructure and Order in Zr2-xFeSi14-y (x=0.816, y=0.412)”, Phys. Rev. B,  in press.
  • Taylor E.; Chen S.; Tao J.; Wu L.; Zhu Y.; and Chen J., “Synthesis of Pt–Cu nanodendrites through controlled reduction kinetics for enhanced methanol electro-oxidation”, ChemSusChem 6, 1863 (2013).
  • Volkov, V.V., Han, M.-G., and Zhu, Y., “Double-resolution electron holography with simple Fourier transform of fringe-shifted holograms”, Ultramicroscopy, 134, 175-184 (2013).
  • Wang, F., Wu, L., Key, B., Yang, X.-Q., Grey, C.P., Zhu, Y., Graetz, J., “Electrochemical reaction of lithium with nanostructured silicon anodes: a study by in-situ synchrotron x-ray diffraction and electron energy-loss spectroscopy”, Adv. Energy Mater., 3, 1324–1331 (2013).
  • Wang, F., Wu, L., Ma. C., Su, D., Zhu, Y., and Graetz, J., “Excess Li storage and charge compensation in nanoscale Li4+xTi5O12”, Nanotechnology 24 424006 (2013).
  • Wu, L., Meng, Q., Jooss, Ch., Zheng, J.-C., Inada, H., Su, D., Li, Q., and Zhu, Y.,” Origin of phonon glass –electron crystal behavior in thermoelectric layered cobaltate”, Adv. Funct. Mater. 23, 5728-5736 (2013).
  • Zhang, Yu., Ma, C., Zhu, Y., Si, R., Cai, Y., Wang, J.X., Adzic, R.R., "Hollow core supported Pt monolayer catalysts for oxygen reduction", Catalysis Today 202 50-54 (2013).
  • Zhu, P., J. Cao, Y. Zhu, J. Geck, Y. Hidaka, S. Pjerov, T. Ritschel, H. Berger, Y. Shen, R. Tobey, J.P. Hill and X.J. Wang, "Dynamic separation of electron excitation and lattice heating during the photoinduced melting of the periodic lattice distortion in 2H-TaSe2", Appl. Phys. Lett., 103 071914 (2013).


  • Akey, A.J., Lu, C., Wu, L., Zhu, Y., and Herman, I.P., "Anomalous photoluminescence Stokes shift in CdSe nanoparticle and carbon nanotube hybrids", Phys. Rev. B 85, 045404 (2012).
  • Bo, S-H., Wang, F.,  Janssen, Y., Zeng, D.L., Nam, K-W.,  Xu, W.Q.,  Du, L-S.,  Stephens, P., Graetz, J., Yang, X-Q.,  Zhu, Y., Parise, J., Grey, C.,  and Khalifah, P., "Degradation and (de)lithiation processes in the high capacity battery material LiFeBO3", J. Chem. Mater,  22 8799-8809 (2012).
  • Chen, H., Hautier, G., Jain, A., Moore, C., Kang, B., Doe, R., Wu, L., Zhu, Y., Tang, Y., and Ceder, G., "Carbonophosphates: A new family of cathode materials for Li-ion batteries identified computationally", Chem. Mater., 24, 2009-2016 (2012).
  • Chen, W.F., Sasaki, K., Ma, C., Frenkel, A.I., Marinkovic, N., Muckerman, J.T., Zhu, Y., and Adzic, R.R., "Hydrogen-evolution catalysts based on non-noble nickel-molybdenum nitride nanosheets", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 51 6131-6135 (2012).
  • Ma, C., Qin, Y., Yang, H., Tian, H., Li, J., Sardar, K., Walton, R.I., Su, D., Wu, L., and Zhu, Y., Microstructure and oxidation states in multiferroic Lu2(Fe,Mn)3O7, J. Appl. Phys., 094105 (2012).
  • Nam, K.-W., Bak, S.-M., Hu, E., Yu, X., Zhou, Y., Wang, X., Wu, L., Zhu, Y., Chung, K.-Y., Yang, X.-Q., "Combining In Situ Synchrotron X-Ray Diffraction and Absorption Techniques with Transmission Electron Microscopy to Study the Origin of Thermal Instability in Overcharged Cathode Materials for Lithium-Ion Batteries", Adv. Funct. Mater. 23, 1047-1063 (2012).
  • Neilson, J. R; Llobet A.; Stier A. V.; Wu L.; Wen J.; Tao J.; Zhu, Y.; Tesanovic Z. B.; Armitage N. P.; and McQueen M. T., "Mixed-valence-driven heavy-fermion behavior and superconductivity in KNi2Se2", Phys. Rev. B 86, 054512 (2012) (highlighted as "Editors' Suggestion").
  • Norpoth, J., Su, D., Inada, H., Sievers, S., Zhu, Y., and Jooss, Ch., "Interfacial reconstruction and superconductivity in cuprate-manganite multilayers of YBa2Cu3O7 and Pr0.68Ca0.32MnO3", New J, of Physics, 14 093009 (2012).
  • Polking, M. J., Han, M.-G.,  Yourdkhani, A., Petkov, V., Kisielowski, C. F., Volkov, V.V., Zhu, Y., Caruntu, G., Alivisatos, A. P., and Ramesh R., "Deciphering ferroelectric order in individual nanometer- scale crystals", Nature Materials, 11, 700-709 (2012).
  • Pollard, S. D., Huang, L., Buchanan, K.S., Arena, D.A., Zhu, Y., "Direct dynamic imaging of Non- Adiabatic Spin Torque effects", Nature Communications, 3 1028 (2012).
  • Pollard, S.D., Volkov, V.V., and Zhu, Y., "Propagation of magnetic charge monopoles and Dirac flux strings in an artificial spin-ice lattice ", Phys. Rev. B (Rapid Comm. as Editors' suggestions), 85, 180402(R) (2012).
  • Raabe, S., Mierwaldt, D., Ciston, J., Uijttewaal, M., Stein,H., Hoffmann, J., Zhu, Y., Blöchl, P., and Jooss, Ch., "In-situ electrochemical electron microscopy study of oxygen evolution activity of doped manganite perovskites", Advanced Functional Materials, 22 3378-3388 (2012).
  • Saucke, G., Norpoth, J., Jooss, Ch., Su, D., and Zhu, Y., "Polaron absorption for photovoltaic energy conversion in a manganite-titanate pn heterojunction", Phys., Rev., B 85, 165315 (2012).
  • Schofield, M.A., He, J., Volkov, V.V., and Zhu, Y., "Giant magneto-resistance estimated from direct observation of nanoscale ferromagnetic domain evolution in La0.325Pr0.3Ca0.375MnO3", J. of Appl. Phys. 112, 053924 (2012).
  • Si, R., Tao, J., Evans, J., Park, B. J., Barrio, L., Hanson, J. C., Zhu, Y., Hrbek, J.,  and Rodriguez, J. A., "Effect of Ceria on Gold-Titania Catalysts for the Water-Gas Shift Reaction: Fundamental Studies for Au/CeOx/TiO2(110) and Au/CeOx/TiO2 Powders", J. Phys. Chem. C, 116, 23547 (2012).
  • Wang, F., Yu, H.-C., Chen, M.H., Wu, L., Pereira, N., Thornton, K., Van der Ven, A., Zhu, Y., Amatucci, G.G., and Graetz, J., "Tracking lithium transport and electrochemical reactions in nanoparticles", Nature Communications, 3, 1201 (2012).
  • Wu, L., Egerton, R.F., and Zhu, Y., "Image simulation for atomic resolution secondary electron image", Ultramicroscopy, 123, 66-73 (2012).
  • Xie, S., Jin, M., Tao, J., Wang, Y., Xie, Z., Zhu, Y., and Xia, Y., "Synthesis and characterization of Pd@MxCu1-x (M=Au, Pd, and Pt) nanocages with porous walls and a yolk-shell structure through galvanic replacement reactions", Chemistry: A European Journal 18, 14974-14980, (2012), (highlighted on the cover).
  • Xin, X., Zhou, X.F., Wang, F., Yao, X.Y., Xu, X.X., Zhu, Y., and Liu, Z.P., "A 3D porous architecture of Si/graphene nanocomposite as high-performance anode materials for Li-ion batteries", J. Mater. Chem., 22, 7724-7730 (2012).
  • Zeng, J., Zhu, C., Tao, J., Jin, M., Zhang, H., Li, Z.-Y., Zhu, Y., and Xia, Y., "Controlling nucleation and growth of silver on palladium nanocubes by manipulating the reaction kinetics" Angew. Chemie Int. Ed., 51, 2354-2358 (2012), (back-cover story).
  • Zhang, Y., Chen, H., Dudley, M., Zhang, Y., Edgar, J.H., Gong, Y., Bakalova, S., Kuball, M., Zhang, L., Su, D., and Zhu, Y., "Growth mechanisms and defect structures of B12As2 epilayers grown on 4 H-SiC substrates",  J. of Crystal Growth, 352  3-8 (2012).
  • Zhu, C., Zeng, J., Tao, J., Johnson, M., Schmidt-Krey, I., Blubaugh, L., Zhu, Y., Gu, Z., and Xia, Y., "Kinetically controlled overgrowth of Ag or Au on Pd nanocrystal seeds: From hybrid dimers to non- concentric and concentric bimetallic nanocrystals", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 134, 15822-15831 (2012).
  • Zhu, Y., Milas, M., Han, M.-G., Rameau, J.D., and Sfeir, M., Multimodal optical nanoprobe for advanced in- situ electron microscopy, Microscopy Today, 20(6), 32-37 (2012).


  • Cai, Y., Ma, C., Zhu, Y., Wang, J.X., and Adzic, R.R., "Low-Coordination Sites in Oxygen-Reduction Electrocatalysis: Their Roles and Methods for Removal". Langmuir 27 8540-8547 (2011).
  • Chen, H., Wu, L., Zhang, L., Zhu, Y., Grey, C.P., "LiCoO2 Concaved Cuboctahedrons from symmetry - controlled topological reactions", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 133, 262-270 (2011).
  • Ciston,J., Si, R., Rodriguez, J.A., Hanson, J.C., Martínez-Arias,A., Fernandez-García,M., and Zhu, Y., “Morphological and Structural Changes during the Reduction and Reoxidation of CuO/CeO2 and Ce1 xCuxO2 Nanocatalysts: In Situ Studies with Environmental TEM, XRD, and XAS”, J. Phys. Chem. C 115, 13851–13859 (2011).
  • Gong, K., Vukmirovic, M.B., Ma, C., Zhu, C., and Adzic, R.R., "Synthesis and catalytic activity of Pt monolayer on Pd tetrahedral nanocrystals with CO-adsorption-induced removal of surfactants", Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry 662 213 (2011).
  • Inada, H., Su, D., Egerton, R.F., Konno, M., Wu, L., Ciston, J., Wall, J., and Zhu, Y., "Atomic Imaging Using Secondary Electrons in a Scanning Transmission Electron Microscope: Experimental Observations and Possible Mechanisms", invited articles for the special issue in honor of John Spence, Ultramicroscopy 111 865-876 (2011).
  • Jang, H. W.; Felker, D. A.; Wang, Y.; Niranjan, M. K.; Zhang, Y.; Nelson, C. T.; Su, D.; Folkman, C. M.; Bark, C. W.; Baek, S. H.; Lee, S.; Janicka, K.; Zhu, Y.; Pan, X. Q.; Fong, D.; M. S. Rzchowski, C. B. Eom, "Strongly-correlated two-dimensional electron gas at oxide interfaces", Science, 331, 886-889 (2011).
  • Meng, Q., Welch, D.O., and Zhu, Y., "Oxygen reordering near room temperature in YBa2Cu3O6+x: A thermodynamic model", Phys. Rev. B 83, 144106 1-6 (2011).
  • Meng, Y.-S., McGilvray, T., Yang, M.-C., Gostovic, D., Wang, F., Zeng, D., Zhu, Y., and Graetz, J., "In Situ Analytical Electron Microscopy for Probing Nanoscale Electrochemistry", Interface, The Electrochemical Society, 20, 49-53 (2011).
  • Ofan, A., Gaathon, O., Zhang, L., Evans-Lutterodt, K., Bakhru, S., Bakhru, H., Zhu, Y., Welch, D., Osgood, Jr. R.M., "Twinning and dislocation pileups in heavily implanted LiNbO3", Phys. Rev. B, 83, 064104 1-8 (2011).
  • Smadici, S., Lee, J.C.T., Morales, J., Logvenov, G., Pelleg, O., Bozovic, I., Zhu, Y., and Abbamonte, P., "Graded orbital occupation near interfaces in a La2NiO4-La2CuO4 superlattice", Phys. Rev. B 84, 155411 1-10 (2011).
  • Sutter, E., Albrecht, P., Wang, B., Bocquet, M.-L., Wu, L., Zhu, Y., and Sutter, P., "Monodisperse Ru nanocluster arrays templated by monolayer graphene on Ru", Surface Science, 605 1676-1684 (2011).
  • Tan, Z., Patel, V., Likharev, K. K., Su, D., and Zhu, Y., "Experimental study of resistive bistability in metal oxide junctions", Appl. Phys. A (2011) 103, 293-300.
  • Tao, T., Niebieskikwiat, D., Jie, Q., Schofield, M.A., Wu, L.,, Li, Q., and Zhu, Y., "Role of structurally and magnetically modified nanoclusters in colossal magnetoresistance",  Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 108, 20941-20946 (2011).
  • Valset, K., Taftø, J., Wu, L., and Zhu, Y., “Anharmonic thermal motion of atoms in thermoelectric Mg2Si studied via convergent-beam electron diffraction”, Phys. Rev. B 84, 220301(R) (2011).
  • Wang, J.X., Ma, C., Choi, Y.-M., Su, D., Zhu, Y., Liu, P., Si, R., Vukmirovic, M.B., Zhang, Y., and Adzic, R.R., “Kirkendall Effect and Lattice Contraction in Nanocatalysts: A New Strategy to Enhance Sustainable Activity”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 133, 13551–13557 (2011).
  • Wang, F., Graetz, J., Moreno, M.S., Ma, C., Wu, L., Volkov, V.V., and Zhu, Y., "Chemical Distribution and Bonding State of Lithium in Intercalated Graphite: Identification with Optimized Electron Energy-loss Spectroscopy", ACS Nano, 5 1190-1197 (2011).
  • Wang, F., Robert, R.,  Chernova, N. A.,  Pereira, N.,  Omenya, F.,  Badway, F.,  Hua,  Ruotolo, X., M.,  Zhang, R.,  Wu, L.,  Volkov, V., Su, D.,  Key, B.,  Whittingham, M. S.,  Grey, C. P.,  Amatucci, G. G., Zhu, Y.,  and Graetz, J.,  "Conversion Reaction Mechanisms in Lithium Ion Batteries: Study of the Binary Metal Fluoride Electrodes", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 133, 18828–18836 (2011).
  • Wu, L., Nam, K.-W., Wang, X., Zhou, Y., Zheng, J.-C., Yang, X.Q., and Zhu, Y., "Structural Origin of Overcharge-Induced Thermal Instability of Ni-Containing Layered-Cathodes for High-Energy-Density Lithium Batteries", Chem. Mater., 23, 3953-3960 (2011).
  • Zeng, J.; Tao, J.; Li, W.; Grant, J.; Zhu, Y. and Xia, Y., "A mechanistic study on the formation of silver nanoplates in the presence of silver seeds and citric acid or citrate ions", Chem. Asian J., 6, 376 – 379 (2011).
  • Zeng J., Tao J., Su D., Zhu Y., Qing. D., and Xia Y., "Selective Sulfuration at the Corner Sites of a Silver Nanocrystal and Its Use in Stabilization of the Shape", Nano Lett. 11, 3010-3015 (2011).
  • Zheng , Y.,  Tao, J., Liu, H., Zeng, J.,  Yu, T., Ma, Y.,  Moran, C.,  Wu, L.,  Zhu, Y.,  Liu, J.,  and Xia, Y., "Facile Synthesis of Gold Nanorice Enclosed by High-Index Facets and Its Application for CO Oxidation", Small, 7 2307-2312 (2011).
  • Zhou, H.,  Wang, H.-Q.,  Wu, L., Zhang, L.,  Kisslinger, K.,  Zhu, Y.,  Chen, X.,   Zhan, H., and Kang, J., "Wurtzite ZnO (001) films grown on cubic MgO (001) with bulk-like opto- electronic properties", Appl. Phys. Let., 99, 141917 (2011).
  • Zhou, X., Wang, F., Zhu, Y., and Liu, Z., J. of Mater. Chem. "Graphene modified LiFePO4 cathode materials for high power lithium ion batteries", J. Mater. Chem., 21, 3353-3358 (2011).


  • Ferrari, L., Matteucci, G., Schofield, M.A., Beleggia, M., and Zhu, Y., “Near-Curie magnetic anomaly at the Ni/C interface observed by electron holography”, J. of Mag. Mag. Mater., 322 858–865 (2010).
  • Han, M.-G., Zhu, Y., Sasaki, K., Kato, T., Fisher, C.A.J., Hirayama, T., “Direct measurement of electron beam induced currents in p-type silicon”, Solid-State Electronics 54 777–780 (2010).
  • Han, W., Su, D., Murphy, M., Ward, M., Sham, T.K., Wu, L., Zhu, Y., Hu, Y., and Aoki, T., “Microstructure and electronic behavior of PtPd@Pt core/shell nanowires”, J. of Materials Research 25, 711 (2010).
  • He J. Q.; Volkov V. V.; Beleggia M.; Asaka T.; Tao J.; Schofield M. A.; Zhu Y., “Ferromagnetic domain structures and spin configurations measured in doped manganites”, Phys. Rev. B 81, 094427 (2010).
  • He, J.Q., Sootsman, J.R., Joseph, R., Girard, S.N., Zheng, J.C., Wen, .JG., Zhu, Y., Kanatzidis, M.G., Mercouri, G., Dravid, V.P., “On the Origin of Increased Phonon Scattering in Nanostructured PbTe Based Thermoelectric Materials”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 132 8669-8675 (2010).   
  • He, J.Q., Volkov, V. V., Asaka, T., Chaudhuri, S., Budhani, R. C., and Zhu, “Competing two-phase coexistence in doped manganite: direct observations by Lorentz electron microscopy”, Phys. Rev. B 82 224404 (2010).
  • Huang, L., Schofield, M.A., and Zhu, Y., “Control of Double-Vortex Domain Configurations in a Shape- Engineered Trilayer Nanomagnet System”, Adv. Mater., 22, 492–495 (2010).
  • Jiang, M., Lim, B., Tao, J., Camargo, P. H. C., Ma, C., Zhu, Y., and Xia, Y., “Controlling the nucleation and growth modes of Pt in seed-mediated syntheses of Pd-Pt bimetallic nanocrystals”, Nanoscale, Advance Article DOI:10.1039/C0NR00324G (Paper) (2010).
  • Jiang, M.; Lim, B.; Tao, J.; Camargo, P. H. C.; Ma, C.; Zhu, Y. and Xia, Y., "Epitaxial overgrowth of platinum on palladium nanocrystals", Nanoscale 2, 2406-2411 (2010).
  • Kolpak, A.M., Walker, F. J.;  Reiner, J. W., Segal, Y., Su, D., Sawicki, M. S., Broadbridge, C. C.,   Zhang, Z.,  Zhu, Y., Ahn, C. H., and Ismail-Beigi, S., “Interface-induced polarization and inhibition of ferroelectricity in epitaxial SrTiO3/Si”, Phys. Rev. Lett, 105, 217601 (2010).
  • Kumah, D. P. , Reiner, J. W., Segal, Y., Kolpak, A. M.,  Zhang, Z.,  Su, D.,  Zhu, Y., Sawicki, M. S.,  Broadbridge, C. C.,  Ahn, C. H., and Walker, F. J.,  "The atomic structure and polarization of strained SrTiO3/Si", Appl. Phys. Lett., 97, 251902 (2010).
  • Lau, J.W, Morrow, Read, J.C., Hoink, V., Egelhoff, W.F., Huang, L., Zhu, Y.,  “In situ tunneling measurements in a transmission electron microscope on nanomagnetic tunnel junctions”, Appl. Phys. Lett., 96 262508  (2010).   
  • Morosan E.; Wagner K. E.; Zhao Liang L.; Hor Y.; Williams A. J.; Tao J.; Zhu Y.; and Cava R. J., “Multiple electronic transitions and superconductivity in PdxTiSe2”, Phys. Rev. B 81, 094524 (2010), highlighted as an Editor’s suggestion.
  • Ngai, J. H., Segal, Y., Su, D., Zhu, Y., Walker, F.J., Ismail-Beigi, S., Le Hur, K., and Ahn1, C.H., “Electric field tuned crossover from classical to weakly localized quantum transport in electron doped SrTiO3”, Phys. Rev. B 81, 241307 (R) (2010).
  • Ofan, A., Zhang, L., Gaathon, O., Bakhru, S., Bakhru, H., Zhu, Y., Welch, D.O., and Osgood, Jr. R.M., “Spherical solid He nanometer bubbles in an anisotropic complex oxide”, Phys. Rev. B 82, 104113 (2010).
  • Pan, Z., Tao, J., Zhu, Y., Huang, J.-H., and Paranthaman, M.P., “Spontaneous Growth of ZnCO3 Nanowires on ZnO Nanostructures in Normal Ambient Environment: Unstable ZnO Nanostructures”, Chem. Mater., 22, 149–154 (2010).
  • Si, W., Jie, Q., Wu, L., Zhou, J., Gu, G., Johnson, P.D., and Li, Q., “Superconductivity in epitaxial thin films of Fe1.08Te:Ox”, Physics Review B 81, 092506 (2010).
  • Su, D., Yang, B., Jiang, N., Sawicki, M., Broadbridge, C., Couillard, M., Reiner, J.W., Walker, F.J., Ahn, C.H., and Zhu, Y., “Valence electron energy-loss spectroscopy of ultrathin SrTiO3 films grown on silicon (100) single crystal”, Appl. Phys., Lett., 96, 121914 (2010).
  • Su, D., and Zhu, Y., “Scanning moire´ fringe imaging by scanning transmission electron microscopy”, Ultramicroscopy 110 229–233 (2010).
  • Tan, Z., Patel, V., Likharev, K.K., Su, D., and Zhu, Y., “Experimental study of resistive bistability in metal oxide junctions”, Appl.Phys. A, DOI 10.1007/s00339-010-6079-0 Oct. (2010)
  • Wang, H., Altman, E., Broadbridge, C., Zhu, Y., and Henrich, V., “Determination of electronic structure of oxide-oxide interfaces by photoemission spectroscopy”, Materials views article, Adv. Mater., 22, 2950–2956 (2010).
  • Zeng, J., Zheng, Y., Rycenga, M., Tao, J., Li, Z.-Y., Zhang, Q., Zhu, Y., and Xia, Y., “Controlling the Shapes of Silver Nanocrystals with Different Capping Agents”, J. AM. CHEM. SOC., 132, 8552 –8553 (2010).
  • Zhang, Y., Chen, H., Choi, G., Raghothamachar, B., Dudley, M., Edgar, J.,Grasza, K., Tymicki, E., Zhang, L., Su, D., and Zhu, Y., “Nucleation Mechanism of 6H-SiC Polytype Inclusions Inside 15R-SiC Crystals”, J. Electronic Materials, 39 799-804 (2010).
  • Zheng, J.C., Frenkel, A.I., Wu, L., Hanson, J., Ku, W., Božin, E.S., Billinge, S. J. L., and Zhu, Y., “Nanoscale disorder and local electronic properties of CaCu3Ti4O12: An integrated study of electron, neutron, and x-ray diffraction, x-ray absorption fine structure, and first-principles calculations”, Phys. Rev., B 81, 144203 (2010).
  • Zhou, W.P., Sasaki, K., Su, D., Zhu, Y., Wang, J.X., and Adzic, R.R., “Gram-Scale-Synthesized Pd2Co- Supported Pt Monolayer Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Reduction Reaction”, J. Phys. Chem. C  114, 8950 –8957 (2010).


  • Bian, W.M., Zhu, Y., and Zhou, L., “Determination of space group of incommensurate modulation structure phase in Bi high temperature superconductors”, Acta Metallurgica Sinica, 45, 673-679 (2009).
  • Han, W-Q., Su, D., Wu, L., Aoki, T., and Zhu, Y., “Tri- and quadri-metallic ultrathin nanowires synthesized by one-step phase-transfer approach”, Nanotechnology 20, 495605 (2009).
  • He, J., Gueguen, A., Sootsman, J.R., Zheng, J.-C., Wu, L., Zhu, Y., Kanatzidis, M.G., and Dravid, V.P., “Role of Self-Organization, Nanostructuring, and Lattice Strain on Phonon Transport in NaPb18-xSnxBiTe20 Thermoelectric Materials”, J. AM. CHEM. SOC., 131, 17828–17835, (2009).
  • Huang, L., Schofield, M.A., and Zhu, Y., “Direct observation of the controlled magnetization reversal processes in Py/Al/Py asymmetric ring stacks”, Appl. Phys., Lett., 95, 042501, (2009).
  • Huang, L., and Zhu, Y., “Controlled reversal of coupled Néel walls in flux-closure magnetic trilayer elements”, Appl. Phys., Lett., 95, 222502 (2009).
  • Inada, H.; Wu, L.; Wall, J.; Su, D.; Zhu, Y., “Performance and Image Analysis of the Aberration Corrected Hitachi HD-2700C STEM”, J. Electron Microscopy, 58  111 – 122  (2009).
  • Ke, X., Chen, C., Yang, J., Wu, L., Zhou, J., Li, Q., Zhu, Y., and Kent., P.R.C., “ Microstructure and a Nucleation Mechanism for Nanoprecipitates in PbTe-AgSbTe2”, Phys. Rev. Lett., 103, 145502 (2009).
  • Lim, B.; Jiang, M.; Camargo, P.H.C.; Cho, E.C.; Tao, J.; Lu, X.; Zhu, Y.; Xia, Y., “Pd-Pt Bimetallic Nanodendrites with High Activity for Oxygen Reduction,” Science, 324, 1302 – 1305, (2009).
  • Lim, B., Jiang, M., Tao, J., Camargo, P.H.C., Zhu, Y., and Xia, Y., “Shape-controlled synthesis of Pd nanocrystals in aqueous solutions”, Advanced Functional Materials (feature article) 19, 189 –200, (2009).
  • Luo, W.; Varela, M.; Tao, J.; Pennycook, S.J.; Pantelides, S.T., “Electronic and Crystal-field Effects in the Fine Structure of Electron Energy-Loss Spectra of Manganites”, Phys. Rev. B, 79, 052405, (2009).
  • Meng, Q.P.; Welch, D.O.; Zhu, Y., “Strain-Induced Changes of Oxygen Ordering in YBa2Cu3O6+δ Cuprates”, Phys. Rev. B, 79, 134531 (2009).
  • McQueen, T. M., Williams, A. J., Stephens, P.W., Tao, J., Zhu, Y., Ksenofontov, V., Casper, F., Felser, C., and Cava, R. J.,   "Tetragonal-to-Orthorhombic Structural Phase Transition at 90Kin the Superconductor Fe1:01Se", Phys. Rev. Lett. 103, 057002 (2009).
  • Tao J., Niebieskikwiat D., Varela M., Luo W., Schofield M. A., Zhu Y., Salamon M. B., Zuo J. M., Pantelides S. T., and Pennycook S. J., "Direct imaging of nanoscale phase separation in La0.55Ca0.45MnO3: relationship to colossal magnetoresistance", Phys. Rev. Lett., 103 097202 (2009) (selected by Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology; highlighted in Physics Today, Nov. issue, p20-23.
  • Upton, M.H., Klie, R.F., Hill, J.P., Gog, T., Casa, D., Kuc, W., Zhu, Y., Sfeir, M.Y. , Misewich, J., Erese, G., and Lowndes, D.,  “Effect of number of walls on plasmon behavior in carbon nanotubes”, CARBON, 47 162-168 (2009).
  • Vaz , C.A.F., Wanga, H.-Q., Ahn, C.H., Henrich, V.E., Baykara, M.Z., Schwendemann, T.C., Pilet N., Albers, B.J., Schwarz, U.D., Zhang, L.H., Zhu, Y., Wangd, J., Altman, E.I., “ Interface and electronic characterization of thin epitaxial Co3O4 films”, Surface Science 603 291–297 (2009).
  • Wang, J., Inada, H., Wu, L., Zhu, Y., Choi, Y., Liu, P., Zhou, W., and Adzic, R.R., “Oxygen Reduction on Well-Defined Core-Shell Nanocatalysts: Particle Size, Facet, and Pt Shell Thickness Effects”, J. AM. CHEM. SOC, 131 17298-17302 (2009).
  • Wu, L., Zheng, J.C., Zhou, J., Li, Q., Yang, J.H., and Zhu, Y., “Nanostructures and defects in thermoelectric AgPb18SbTe20 single crystal”, J. Appl. Phys. 105, 094317 (2009).
  • Xu, F., Volkov, V.V., Zhu, Y., Bai, H., Rea, A., Valappil, N.V., Gao, X., Kuskovsky, I.L., and Matsui, H., “Long Electron-Hole Separation of ZnO-CdS Core-Shell Quantum Dots”, J. Phys. Chem. C, 113 19419-19423, (2009).
  • Xue, K., Chen, S., Wang,L., Wei, R., Xu,S., Cui, L., Mao, B.,  Tian, Z., Zen, C., Sun, S., Wu, L., and Zhu,Y., “Fabrication and characterization of oriented carbon atom wires assembled on gold”, Chemical Physics Lett., 469, 284-288 (2009).  
  • Zheng, J.-C. Wu, L., and Zhu, Y., “Aspherical electron scattering factors and their parameterizations for elements from H to Xe”, J. of Appl. Crystallography, 42 1043-1053 (2009).
  • Zhong, H.; Huang, L.; Wei, D.; Wang, S.; Zhu, Y. and Yuan, J., “Experimental Determination of Ultra- Sharp Stray Field Distribution from a Magnetic Vortex Core Structure, “J. Mag. Mag. Mat., 321 L37 - L40, (2009).
  • Zhu, Y., Inada, H., Wu, L., Wall, J., and Su, D., “The aberration-corrected Hitachi HD-2700C STEM at Brookhaven National Laboratory”, Hitachi E.M. News 3 2-13 (2009).
  • Zhu, Y., and Jarausch, K., “Advanced Electron Microscopy in Materials Physics,” J. Electron Microscopy, 58, 73 – 75 (2009).
  • Zhu, Y., Inada, H., Nakamura, K., and Wall, J., “Imaging single atoms using secondary electrons with an aberration-corrected electron microscope”, Nature Materials, 8 808-812 (2009).


  • Carrasquilla-Alvarez, J., Castaneda, R., Garcia-Sucerquia, J., Schofield, M.A., Beleggia, M., Zhu, Y., and Matteucci, G., “Retrieving the complex degree of coherence of electron beams”, Optik 119 127 –133 (2008).
  • Chen, H., Wang, G., Dudley, M., Zhang, L., Wu, L., Zhu, Y., Xu, Z., Edgar, J.H., and Kuball, M., “Defect structures in B12As2 epitaxial layers grown on (0001) 6H-SiC”, J. Appl. Phys. 103, 123508 (2008).
  • Chen, H., Wang, G., Dudley, M., Xu, Z., Edgar, J.H., Batten, T., Kuball, M., Zhang, L., and Zhu, Y., “Single-crystalline B12As2 on m-plane (1100) 15R-SiC”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 92, 231917 (2008).
  • Cumings, J., Olsson, E., Petford-Long, A.K., and Zhu, Y., “Electric and Magnetic Phenomena Studied by In-Situ Transmission Electron Microscopy”, MRS Bulletin, 33 101-106 (2008).
  • Han, W-Q., Wu, L., Zhu, Y., Watanabe, K., and Taniguchi, T., “Structure of chemically derived mono- and few-atomic-layer boron nitride sheets”, Appl. Phys. Lett., 93, 223103 (2008).
  • He, J., Zheng, J.C., Chaudhuri, S., Budhani, R.C., and Zhu, Y., "Self-organization of epitaxial La0.35Pr0.275Ca0.375MnO3 manganite nanorods on NdGaO3 substrates", J. Appl. Phys, 103, 064304 (2008).
  • Johnson, C.L., Bording, K., and Zhu, Y., “Structural inhomogeneity and twinning in YBa2Cu3O7-δ superconductors: High-resolution transmission electron microscopy measurements”, Phys. Rev. B, 71 (2008), highlighted as an Editor’s suggestion.
  • Jooss, Ch., Hoffmann, J., Fladerer, J., Ehrhardt, M., Beetz, T., Wu, L., and Zhu, Y., “Electric pulse induced resistance change effect in manganites due to polaron localization at the metal-oxide interfacial region”, Phys. Rev. B 77, 13 132409 (2008).
  • Klie, R.F., Johnson, C., and Zhu, Y., “Atomic-resolution STEM in the aberration-corrected JEOL JEM2200FS”, invited article, Microscopy & Microanalysis, 14, 104-112 (2008).
  • Klie, R.F., Zhao, Y., Yang, G., and Zhu, Y., “High-resolution Z-contrast imaging and EELS study of functional oxide materials”, Micron, 39 723–733 (2008).
  • Li, Z., Tao, J., Lu, X., Zhu, Y., and Xia, Y., “Facile synthesis of ultrathin Au nanorods by aging the AuCl(oleylamine) complex with amorphous Fe nanoparticles in chloroform”, Nano Lett. 8, 3052- 3059 (2008).
  • Malac, M., Beleggia, M., Egerton, R.F., and Zhu, Y., “Imaging of radiation-sensitive samples in transmission electron microscopes equipped with Zernike phase plates”, Ultramicroscopy, 108, 126-140 (2008).  
  • Malac, M.; Beleggia, M.; Taniguchi, Y.; Egerton, R.; Zhu, Y., “Low-Dose Performance of Parallel-beam Nanodiffraction”, Ultramicroscopy, 109, 14 – 21, (2008).
  • Mandal, S., Budhani, R.C., He, J., and Zhu, Y., “Diverging giant magnetoresistance in ferromagnet- superconductor-ferromagnet trilayers”, Phys. Rev. B 78, 094502 (2008).
  • Phatak, C., Beleggia, M., and De Graef, M., “Vector Field Electron Tomography of Materials: Theoretical Development”, Ultramicroscopy 108 503-513 (2008).
  • Tan, Z.; Patel, V.; Liu, X.; Lukens, J.E.; Likharev, K.K.; Zhu, Y., “Aluminum-Oxide Tunnel Barriers with High Field Endurance”, Appl. Phys. Lett., 93, 242109, (2008).
  • Schofield, M.A., Beleggia, M., Zhu, Y., and Pozzi, G., “Characterization of JEOL 2100F Lorentz-TEM for low-magnification electron holography and magnetic imaging”, Ultramicroscopy, 108 625–634 (2008).
  • Solovyov, V.F., Li, Q., Wiesmann, H.,Oleynikov, P., and Zhu, Y., “Strong influence of the YBa2Cu3O7 grain size on critical current densities of thick YBa2Cu3O7 layers made by a metal–organic deposition process”, Supercond. Sci. Technol. 21 125013 (2008).
  • Villegas, J.E., Smith, K.D., Huang, L., Zhu, Y., Morales, R., and Schuller, I.K., “Switchable collective pinning of flux quanta using magnetic vortex arrays: Experiments on square arrays of Co dots on thin superconducting films”, Phys. Rev. B  77, 134510 (2008)
  • Volkov, V.V., Wall, J., and Zhu, Y., “Position-sensitive diffractive imaging in STEM by an automated chaining diffraction algorithm”, Ultramicroscopy 108 741–749 (2008).
  • Wagner, K.E., Morosan, E., Hor, Y.S., Tao, J., Zhu, Y., Sanders, T., McQueen, T.M., Zandbergen, H.W., Williams, A.J., West, D.V., and Cava, R.J., “Tuning the charge density wave and superconductivity in CuxTaS2”, Phys. Rev. B 78, 104520 (2008).


  • Beleggia, M.; M.A. Schofield, Y. Zhu, G. Pozzi. “Quantitative domain wall width measurement with coherent electrons”.  J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 310 2696-2698 (2007).
  • Chaudhuri, S.; R. C. Budhani, J. He and Y. Zhu, “Scaled frequency-dependent transport in the mesoscopically phase-separated colossal magnetoresistive manganite La0.625−yPryCa0.375MnO3”, Phys. Rev. B, 76 132402 (2007).
  • Deptuch, G.; A. Besson, P. Rehak, M. Szelezniak, J. Wall, M. Winter, and Y. Zhu, “Direct Electron Imaging in Electron Microscopy with Monolithic Active Pixel Sensors”, Ultramicroscopy 107 (2007) 674 –684.
  • Han, W.; Lijun Wu, Robert F. Klie, and Y. Zhu, “Enhanced Optical Absorption Induced by Dense Nanocavities inside Titania Nanorods”, Adv. Mater., 19, 2525–2529 (2007).
  • He, J.; R. Klie, G.Logvenov, I Bozovic and Y. Zhu, “Microstructure and possible strain relaxation mechanisms of strained La2CuO4+d thin films on LaSrAlO4 and SrTiO3 substrates”, J. Appl. Phys. 101 (2007) 073906.
  • Jooss, Ch.; L. Wu, T. Beetz, R. F. Klie, M. Beleggia, M. A. Schofield, S. Schramm, J. Hoffmann and Y. Zhu, “Polaron melting and ordering as key mechanisms for colossal resistance effects in manganites”, Proc. Nat’l Acad. Sci., 104, 13597–13602 (2007).
  • Klie, R.F.;  J.C. Zheng, Y. Zhu, M. Varela, J. Wu and C. Leighton, “Direct measurement of the low temperature spin-state transition in LaCoO3”, Phys. Rev. Lett., 99, 047203 (2007).
  • Lau, J. W.; R. D. McMichael, M. A. Schofield and Y. Zhu, “Correlation of edge roughness to nucleation field and nucleation field distribution in patterned Permalloy elements”, J. Appl. Phys., 102, 023916 (2007)
  • Lau, J. W.; M. Beleggia and Y. Zhu, “Common reversal mechanisms and correlation between transient domain states and field sweep rate in patterned Permalloy structures”, J. Appl. Phys., 102, 043906 (2007).
  • Lau, J.W.; M.A. Schofield, Y. Zhu, “A straightforward specimen holder modification for remnant magnetic-field measurement in TEM”, Ultramicroscopy 107 (2007) 396–400.
  • Malac, M.; M. Beleggia, R. Egerton, Y. Zhu “Bright-field TEM imaging of single molecules: Dream or near future?”, Ultramicroscopy 107 40–49 (2007).
  • Meng, Q.; and Y. Zhu, “Structural modification of twin boundaries in YBa2Cu3O6+δ oxides: Effects of oxygen concentration and temperature”, Phys. Rev. B, 75, 174501 (2007).
  • Moschkau, P.; S. Schramm, J. Hoffmann, J. Fladerer, Ch. Jooss, L. Wu and Y. Zhu, “Electronic Phase Separation and the CMR Effect in Pr1-xCaxMnO3 Films on (001) vicinal SrTiO3 Substrates”, Mater. Sci. & Eng. B 144 (2007) 78–82
  • Schofield, M. A.; M. Beleggia, J. W. Lau and Y. Zhu, “Characterization of the JEM2100F-LM TEM for electron holography and magnetic imaging”, JEOL News, 42, 1-7 (2007).
  • Sun, Y.; L. Zhang, H. Zhou, Y. Zhu, E. Sutter, Y. Ji, M. H. Rafailovich, and J. C. Sokolov, “Seedless and Templateless Synthesis of Rectangular Palladium Nanoparticles", Chem. Mater. 19, 2065-2070 (2007).
  • Wang, G.; Y. Ji, L. Zhang, Y. Zhu, P.-I. Gouma, and M. Dudley “Synthesis of Molybdenum Oxide Nanoplatelets during Crystallization of the Precursor Gel from Its Hybrid Nanocomposites”, Chem. Mater., 19, 979-981 (2007).
  • Willis, A.L.; Z. Chen, J. He, Y. Zhu, N. J. Turro, and S.O’Brien “Metal Acetylacetonates as General Precursors for the Synthesis of Early TransitionMetal Oxide Nanomaterials”, J. of Nanomaterials, 2007 14858 (2007).
  • Wu, L.; J. Zheng, and Y. Zhu, “A novel electron diffraction technique to accurately measure valence electron distribution and interfacial lattice displacement”, Invited article,  J. of Chinese Electron Microscopy Society, 26 513-519 (2007).
  • Wu, L.; R. F. Klie, Y. Zhu, Ch. Jooss, “Experimental Confirmation of Zener-polaron-type charge and orbital ordering in Pr1-xCaxMnO3”, Phy. Rev. B, 76 174210 (2007).
  • Zhu, Y.; J. C. Zheng, L. Wu, A. I. Frenkel, J. Hanson, P. Northrup and W. Ku, “Nanoscale Disorder in CaCu3Ti4O12: A New Route to the Enhanced Dielectric Response”, Phys. Rev. Lett., 99, 037602 (2007).


  • Beleggia, M.; J.W. Lau, M.A. Schofield, Y. Zhu, S. Tandon and M. De Graef. “Phase diagram for magnetic nano-rings”. J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 301, 131-146 (2006).
  • Chen, Z.; L. Huang, J. He, Y. Zhu and S. O'Brien, “A New Nonhydrolytic Route to Synthesize Crystalline BaTiO3 Nanocrystals with Surface Capping Ligands”, J. of Mater. Res., 21 (2006) 3187-3195.
  • Fischer, D.A.; A.R. Moodenbaugh, Q. Li, G.D. Gu, Y. Zhu, J.W. Davenport, D.O. Welch and H. Su, “Soft x-ray absorption spectroscopy of the MgB2 boron K-edge in an MgB2/Mg composite”, Modern Phys. Lett. B 20, 1207-1216 (2006).
  • Han, W.;  L. Wu, A. Stein, Y. Zhu, J. Misewich, and J. Warren, “Oxygen-Deficiency-Induced Superlattice Structures of Chromia Nanobelts”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 45, 6554–6558 (2006).
  • Klie, R. F.; J. C. Zheng, Y. Zhu, A. J. Zambano and L. D. Cooley, “Electron energy-loss spectroscopy study of electron-doping in MgB2”, Phys. Rev. B  73 014513 (2006).
  • Kuskovsky,I.; Y. Gu, Y. Gong, H.F. Yan, J. Lau, I.C. Noyan, G.F. Neumark, O. Maksimov, X. Zhou, M.C. Tamargo, V.V.Volkov, Y. Zhu, and L. Wang, “Mechanism of Improved Doping in Semiconductors via Doped Nanostructures”, Phys. Rev. B 73, 195306-195311 (2006).
  • Lau, J.W., Bording, J.K., Beleggia, M., Zhu, Y., “Energy barrier to magnetic vortex nucleation”, Appl. Phys. Lett., 88  012508 (2006).  
  • Pozzi, G.; M. Beleggia, M.A. Schofield, and Y. Zhu. “Quantitative Shadow technique for the investigation of magnetic domain wall widths”. Appl. Phys. Lett. 88, 152506-9 (2006).
  • Sfeir, M.Y.; T. Beetz, F. Wang, L. Huang, X. M. Huang, M. Huang, J. Hone, S.O’Brien, J. A. Misewich, T.F. Heinz, L. Wu, Y. Zhu, L. E. Brus, “Optical Spectroscopy of Individual Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes of Defined Chiral Structure”, Science, 312, 554-556 (2006).
  • Sun, Y.; A.I. Frenkel, H. White, L. Zhang, Y. Zhu, H. Xu, J. C. Yang, T. Koga, V. Zaitsev, M.H. Rafailovich, and J. C. Sokolov, “Comparison of Decanethiolate Gold Nanoparticles Synthesized by One- Phase and Two-Phase Methods”, J. Phys. Chem. B, 110, 23022-23030, (2006).
  • Sun, Y.;  A.I. Frenkel, R. Isseroff, C. Shonbrun, M. Forman, K. Shi, T. Koga, H. White, L. Zhang, Y. Zhu, M.H. Rafailovich, and J.C. Sokolov, “Characterization of palladium nanoparticles by using x-ray reflectibity, EXAFS and electron microscopy”, Langmuir, 22, 807-816 (2006).
  • Sutter, E.; P. Sutter, and Y. Zhu, “Assembly and Interaction of Au/C Core-Shell Nanoparticles”, Surf. Sci. 600, 3654-3658 (2006).
  • Xiao, S.; J. Tang, T. Beetz, X. Guo, N. Tremblay, T. Siegrist, Y. Zhu, M. Steigerwald, and C. Nuckolls, “Transferring Self-Assembled, Nanoscale Cables into Electrical Devices”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 128, 10700-10701 (2006).
  • Zheng, J. C.; and Y. Zhu, “Searching for higher superconducting transition temperature in strained MgB2 using first principles calculations”, Phys. Rev. B, 73 024509 (2006)


  • Bai, J.;  X. Huang, M. Dudley, B. Wagner, R. F. Davis, L. Wu, E. Sutter, Y. Zhu, and B. J. Skromme, “Intersecting Basal Plane and Prismatic Stacking Fault Structures and Their Formation Mechanism in GaN”, J. Appl. Phys. 98, 063510 (2005).
  • Beleggia, M.; S. Tandon, Y. Zhu and M. De Graef, “Shape-induced ferromagnetic ordering in a triangular array of magnetized disks”. Appl. Phys. Lett. 87 202504 (2005).
  • Cooley, L.D.; A.J. Zambano, A.R. Moodenbaugh, R.F. Klie, Z.C. Zhen, Y. Zhu, “Inversion of two-band superconductivity at the critical electron doping of (Mg,Al)B2,” Phys. Rev. Lett., 95, 267002 (2005).
  • Han, W.; L. Wu and Y. Zhu, “Formation and oxidation state of CeO2-x nanotubes”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 127 12814 (2005).
  • Han, W.; L. Wu, Y. Zhu and Myron Strongin, “In-situ Formation of Ultrathin Ge Nanobelts Bonded with Nanotubes”, Nano Lett. 5 1419-1422 (2005).
  • Hong, B.H.; J. Y. Lee, T. Beetz, Y. Zhu, P. Kim, and K.S. Kim, “Quasi-Continuous Growth of Ultralong Carbon Nanotube Arrays”,  J. Am. Chem. Soc., 127 15336 (2005).
  • Huang, X. R.; J. Bai, M. Dudley, B. Wagner, R. F. Davis, and Y. Zhu, "Step-Controlled Strain Relaxation in the Vicinal Surface Epitaxy of Nitrides", Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 086101 (2005).
  • Klie, R.F.; J. P. Buban, M. Varela, A. Franceschetti, C. Jooss, Y. Zhu, N.D. Browning, S. T. Pantelides, S. J. Pennycook, “Enhanced current transport at grain boundaries in high-Tc superconductors,” Nature  435,  475-478 (2005) .
  • Klie, R. F.; and Y. Zhu, “Atomic resolution STEM analysis of defects and interfaces in ceramic materials”, Review article, Micron, 36 219-231 (2005).
  • Klie, R. F.; and Y. Zhu, E.I. Altman, and Y. Liang, ”Atomic structure of epitaxial SrTiO3-GaAs (001) heterojunctions”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 87, 143106 (2005).
  • Lau, J. W.; M. Beleggia, M. A. Schofield, G. F. Neumark, and Y. Zhu, “Direct correlation of reversal rate dynamics to domain configurations in micronsized Permalloy elements”, J. Appl. Phys., 97 10E702 (2005).
  • Malac, M.; R. Egerton, M. Freeman, J. Lau, Y. Zhu, and L. Wu, “Electron-beam patterning with sub-2nm line-edge roughness”, J. Vacuum Sci. Tech. B 23 (1), 271 (2005)
  • Sutter, E.; P. Sutter, and Y. Zhu, “Assembly and Interaction of Au/C Core-Shell Nanostructures: In- Situ Observation in the Transmission Electron Microscope”, Nano Lett. 5, 2092-2096 (2005).
  • Tang, J.; F. Zhang, P. Zoogman, J. Fabbri, S. Chan, Y. Zhu, L. E. Brus, and M. L. Steigerwald, “Martensitic phase transformation of isolated HfO2, ZrO2 and HfxZr1-xO2 (0<x<1) nanocrystals”, Advanced Functional Materials, 15 1595-1602 (2005).
  • Tang, J.; F. Redl, Y. Zhu, T. Siegrist, L. E. Brus, and M. L. Steigerwald, “An Organometallic Synthesis of TiO2 Nanoparticles”, Nano Letter, 5 (2005) 543-548.
  • Wu, L.; Y. Zhu, S. Park, S. Shapiro, and G. Shirane, “Defect structure of the high-dielectric- constant perovskite CaCu3Ti4O12”, Phys. Rev. B, 71, 014118 (2005).
  • Yang, J.; F. Zhang, P. Zoogman, J. Fabbri, S. Chan, Y. Zhu, L. E. Brus, and M. L. Steigerwald, “Martensitic phase transformation of isolated HfO2, ZrO2 and HfxZr1-xO2 (0<x<1) nanocrystals”, Advanced Functional Materials, 15 (10) 1-8 (2005).
  • Ye, Z.; W. D. Si, Q. Li, Y. Hu, P. D. Johnson, and Y. Zhu,  “Enhanced Flux Pinning in YBCO Films by Nano-Scaled Substrate Surface Roughness”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 87 122502 (2005).
  • Yin, M., Wu, C.K., Lou, Y.B., Burda, C., Koberstein, J.T., Zhu, Y.M., O'Brien, S., “Copper oxide nanocrystals”,  J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 127 9506-9511 (2005).   
  • Zheng, J.C.; Lijun Wu, Yimei Zhu, and James W. Davenport, On the sensitivity of electron- and x-ray- scattering factors to valence charge distributions, J.  of Appl. Crystallography, 38, 648–656 (2005).


  • Beleggia, M.; S. Tandon, Y. Zhu and M. De Graef, “On the magnetostatic interactions between nanoparticles of arbitrary shape”. J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 278, 270-284 (2004).
  • Beleggia, M.; S. Tandon, Y. Zhu and M. De Graef, “On the computation of the demagnetization tensor for particles of arbitrary shape”.  J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 272-276, E1197-E1199 (2004).
  • Beleggia, M.; M.A. Schofield, V.V. Volkov, and Y. Zhu, “On the transport of intensity technique for phase retrieval”, Ultramicroscopy, 102 37–49 (2004).
  • Cimpoiasu, E.; S.K. Tolpygo, X. Liu, N. Simonian, J.E. Lukens, K.K. Likharev, R.F. Klie and Y. Zhu, “Aluminum oxide layers as possible components for layered tunnel barriers,” J. Appl. Phys., 96, 1088-93 (2004).
  • Ciuparu, D.; R.F. Klie, Y. Zhu and L. Pfefferle, “Synthesis of Pure Boron Single-Wall Nanotubes, ” J. Phys. Chem. B, 108, 3967-3969 (2004).
  • Dou, S.X.; V. Braccini, S. Soltanian, R. Klie, Y. Zhu, S. Li, X.L. Wang and D. Larbalestier, “Nanoscale-SiC doping for enhancing Jc and Hc2 in superconducting MgB2”, J. Appl. Phys., 96 7549-7555 (2004).
  • Jooss, Ch.;  K. Guth, M.A. Schofield, M. Beleggia, and Y. Zhu,  “Direct measurements of electrostatic potentials at grain boundaries: mechanism for current improvement in high-Tc superconductors” , Physica C, 408-410, 443-444 (2004).
  • Klie, R.F.;  Y. Zhu, D. Ciuparu, and L. Pfefferle, “Multi-walled carbon nano-tubes on amorphous carbon films,” Carbon, 42, 1953-1957 (2004).
  • Li, J.Q.; H.Y. Chen, H.R. Zhang, H.C. Yu, Y.G. Shi, L.B. Liu, H.F. Tian, Y. Zhu, J.M. Tranquada, “Structural properties and charge ordered states in RMnO3 (R = La, Pr, Nd, Ca, Sr) and (La, Sr)2NiO4 ”, Micron, 35 419-424 (2004).
  • Schofield, M.A.; M. Beleggia, Y. Zhu, K. Guth and C. Jooss, “Direct evidence for negative grain boundary potential in Ca-doped and undoped YBa2Cu3O7-x”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 92 195502 (2004).
  • Tandon, S.; M. Beleggia, Y. Zhu and M. De Graef, "On the computation of the demagnetization tensor for uniformly magnetized particles of arbitrary shape. Part I: analytical approach".   J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 271 9-26 (2004).
  • Tandon, S.; M. Beleggia, Y. Zhu and M. De Graef, "On the computation of the demagnetization tensor for uniformly magnetized particles of arbitrary shape. Part II: numerical approach",  J. Magn. Magn. Mater. 271 27-38 (2004).
  • Tang, J.; J. Fabbri, R.D. Robinson, Y. Zhu, I.P. Herman, M.L. Steigerwald, and L.E. Brus, “Solid- Solution Nanoparticles: Use of a Nonhydrolytic Sol-Gel Synthesis To Prepare HfO2 and HfxZr1-xO2 Nanocrystals”, Chem. Mater. (2004), 16, 1336-1342.
  • Volkov, V.V.; and Y.Zhu, “Lorentz phase microscopy of magnetic materials”, Ultramicroscopy 98 ,  271–281 (2004).
  • Volkov, V.V.; Y. Zhu and M. Malac, "In-situ Lorentz Microscopy and Lorentz Phase Imaging of Artificially Structured Co-arrays", Philo Mag, 84 2607-2617 (2004).
  • Wu, L.;  H. J. Wiesmann, A. R. Moodenbaugh, R. F. Klie, Yimei Zhu, D. O. Welch, and M. Suenaga, “Oxidation state and lattice expansion of CeO2-x nanoparticles as a function of particle size”, , Phys. Rev. B 69, 125415 (2004).
  • Wu, L.; M.A. Schofield, Y. Zhu and J. Tafto, “A unique determination of boundary condition in quantitative electron diffraction: application to accurate measurements of mean inner potentials”, Ultramicroscopy 98, 135–143 (2004). 
  • Wu, L.; Y. Zhu, T. Vogt, Haibin Su, J. W. Davenport and J. Tafto, “Valence-electron distribution in MgB2 by accurate diffraction measurements and first-principles calculations”, Phys. Rev. B  69, 064501 (2004). 
  • Xue, K.-H.; F.-F. Tao, W. Shen, C.-J. He, Q.-L. Chen, L. Wu, Y. Zhu, “Linear carbon allotrope –carbon atom wires prepared by pyrolysis of starch”, Chem. Phys. Lett. 385 (2004) 477 –480.
  • Yin, M.; Y. Gu, I.L. Kuskovsky, T.Andelman, Y. Zhu, G.F.Neumark and S. O’Brien, “Zinc Oxide quantum rods”,  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 126 6206-6207 (2004).


  • Beleggia, M.; and Y. Zhu, “Electron-optical phase shift of magnetic nanoparticles, part I: basic concepts”, Philo. Mag. B 83 (8), 1045-1057 (2003).
  • Beleggia, M.; Y. Zhu, S. Tandon and M. De Graef, "Electron-optical phase shift of magnetic nanoparticles, part II: polyhedral particles", Philo. Mag. B 83 (9), 1143-1161 (2003).
  • Beleggia, M.; M.A. Schofield, Y. Zhu, M. Malac, Z. Liu and M. Freeman, "Quantitative comparison of magnetic field mapping in TEM with micromagnetic simulations", Appl. Phys. Lett. 83 1435-1437 (2003).
  • De Graef, M.; Y. Kishi, Y. Zhu and M. Wutting,  “Lorentz study of magnetic domains in Heusler- type ferromagnetic shape memory alloys”, J. De Physique IV, 112, 993-996, (2003).
  • Klie, R.F.;  Y. Zhu, G. Schneider, J. Tafto, “Experimental probing of the anisotropy of the empty p states near the Fermi level in MgB2”, Appl. Phys. Lett., 82(24), 4316 (2003).
  • Klie, R.F.; H. Su , Y. Zhu, J.W. Davenport, J.C. Idrobo , N.D. Browning, P.D. Nellist, “Measuring the Hole State Anisotropy in MgB2 by Electron Energy- Loss Spectroscopy”, Phys. Rev. B, 67, 144508 (2003).
  • Klie, R.F.; M. Beleggia, Y. Zhu, J.P. Buban, N.D. Browning, “Atomic scale model of the grain boundary potential in Perovskite Oxides”, Phys. Rev. B 68 214101 (2003).
  • Li, J.; Y. Zhu, J.M. Tranquada, K. Yamada, and D.J. Buttrey, “Transmission-electron-microscopy study of charge-stripe order in La1.725Sr0.275NiO4”, Phys. Rev. B 67, 012404 (2003).
  • Li, Q.; G.D. Gu and Y. Zhu, “High critical-current density in robust MgB2/Mg nanocomposites”,  Appl. Phys. Lett. 82 2103-2105 (2003).
  • Li, Q.; L. Wu, Y. Zhu, A.R. Moodenbaugh, G.D. Gu, M. Suenaga, Z.X. Ye and D.A. Fischer, “Comparative studies of MgB2/Mg Nano-composites and press-sintered MgB2 pellets”,  IEEE Trans. on Applied Superconductivity 13 (2), 3051-3055, (2003).
  • Schofield, M.A.; L. Wu and Y. Zhu, “Quantitative measurement of grain boundary potentials on nanoscale by off-axis electron holography”, Phys. Rev. B, 67 224512 (2003).
  • Schofield, M.A.; and Y. Zhu, “Fast phase unwrapping algorithm for interferometric applications”, Optics Lett., 28 1194-1196 (2003).
  • Volkov, V.V.; and Y. Zhu, "Phase Imaging and Nano-Currents in Phase Objects Imaged with Fast Electrons", Phys. Rev. Lett., 91, 043904 (2003).
  • Volkov, V.V.; and Y. Zhu, "Deterministic Phase Unwrapping in the Presence of Noise", Optics Letters,  28, 2156-2158 (2003).
  • Volkov, V.V.; M.A. Schofield and Y. Zhu, "Phase Retrieval and Induction Mapping of Artificially Structured Micromagnetic Arrays", Modern Physics Letters B, 17 197-801 (2003).
  • Wang, J.X.; S.R.Brankovic, Y. Zhu, J.C. Hanson and R.R. Adzic, “Kinetic characterization of PtRu fuel cell anode catalysts made by spontaneous Pt deposition on Ru nanoparticles”, J. Electrochemical Society, 150 A1108-A1117 (2003).
  • Solovyov, V.F.; H.J. Wiesmann, L.J. Wu, Y. Zhu, M. Suenaga, D. Norton, and K.R. Marken, “A method for improving nucleation of thick YBCO films in the ex-situ process”, IEEE Trans. On Applied Superconductivity, 13, 2474-2476 (2003).
  • Zhu, Y.; Lijun Wu and J. Tafto, “Accurate measurements of valence electron distribution and interfacial lattice displacement using quantitative electron diffraction”, review article for the special issue of Quantitative Electron Diffraction, J. Spence Ed., Microsc. Microanal. 9, 442-456, (2003).


  • Brankovic, S.R.; J.X. Wang, Y. Zhu, R. Sabatini, J. McBreen, and R.R. Adzic, “Electrosorption and catalytic properties of bare and Pt modified single crystal and nanostructured Ru surfaces”, J. of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 524-525 231-241 (2002).
  • Goswami, R.; H. Herman, S. Sampath, J. Parise, Y. Zhu, D.O. Welch, “Shock-induced transformation in hexagonal boron nitride by high-velocity thermal spray”, J. Am. Ceramic Soc. 85 (10) 2437-2443 (2002).
  • Kramer, M.J.; S.T. Hong, P.C. Canfield, I.R. Fisher, J.D. Corbett, Y. Zhu, A.I. Goldman, “The local atomic structure of R-Mg-Zn (R=Y, Gd, Dy and Tb)”, J. Alloys and Compounds, 342, 82-86 (2002).
  • Li, J.Q.; L.J. Wu, L. Li and Y. Zhu, “Microstructural feature of MgxCyNi3 superconducting materials”, Phys. Rev. B, 65, 052506 1-4 (2002).
  • Malac, M.; M. Schofield, Y. Zhu and R. Egerton,  “Exposure characteristics of cobalt fluoride (CoF2) self-developing electron-beam resist on sub-100nm scale”, J. Appl. Phys. 92 1112-1121 (2002).
  • Noheda, B.; L. Wu, and Y. Zhu, “Low temperature superlattice in monocline PZT”, Phys. Rev. B, Rapid Com.  66, 060103 1-4 (2002).
  • Volkov, V.V.; D.C. Crew, Y. Zhu and L.H. Lewis, “Magnetic field calibration of the electron microscope JEM3000F using permanent magnet material”, Rev. Sci. Instruments 73 2298-2304 (2002).
  • Volkov, V.V.; Y. Zhu and M. De Graef,  “A new symmetrized solution for phase retrieval using the Transport of Intensity Equation”, Micron 33 411-416 (2002).
  • Wu, L.; V.F. Solovyov, H.J. Wiesmann, Y. Zhu and M. Suenaga, “Mechanisms for netero-epitaxial nucleation of YBa2Cu3O~6.1 at the buried precursor/SrTiO3 interface in the postdeposition reaction process”, App. Phys. Lett. 80  419-421 (2002).
  • Wu, L.; Y. Zhu, J. Tafto, D.O. Welch and M. Suenaga, “Quantitative analysis of twist boundaries and stacking faults in Bi-based superconductors by parallel recording of dark-field images with a coherent electron source”, Phys. Rev. B, 66 104517 1-12 (2002).
  • Zhu, Y.; A.R. Moodenbaugh, G. Schneider, T. Vogt, Q. Li, G. Gu, D.A. Fischer, and J. Tafto, “Unraveling the symmetry of the hole states near the Fermi level in the MgB2 superconductor”, Phys. Rev.  Lett. 88 247002 (2002).


  • De Graef, M.; Y. Zhu,  “Quantitative noninterferometric lorentz microscopy”, J. of Applied Physics, 89 7177-7179 (2001)
  • De Graef, M.; M.A. Willard, M.E. McHenry, Y. Zhu, “In-situ Lorentz TEM cooling study of magnetic domain configurations in Ni2MnGa, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 37 2663-2665 (2001).
  • Li, Q.; Y. Zhu, V.F. Solovyov, H.J. Wiesmann and M. Suenaga, “Superconducting and microstructural properties of [001] tilt YBa2Cu3O7-d thick film grain boundaries on SrTiO3 bicrystal substrates”, IEEE Trans. on Supercond. 11 3876-3879 (2001).
  • Reilly, J.J.; J.R. Johnson, T. Vogt, G.D. Adzic, Y. Zhu, J. McBreen “Properties of Li nanocomposite electrode materials prepared via hydrogen-driven, solid-state, metallurgical reactions”, J. of Electrochemical Society, 148 A636-A641 (2001).
  • Schofield, M.A.; Y. Zhu, L. Wu, V.V. Volkov and M. Malac, “Performance and capabilities of JEM-3000F to advanced materials characterization at Brookhaven National Laboratory”, JEOL News: Electron Optics Instrumentation, 36E 2-9 (2001).
  • Solovyov, V.F.; H.J. Wiesmann, L. Wu, Y. Zhu, M. Suenaga, “Ex-situ post-deposition processing for large area Y1Ba2Cu3O7 films and coated tapes”, IEEE Transactions on applied superconductivity, 11 2939-2942  (2001).
  • Wang, R.; J. Gui, Y. Zhu and A.R. Moodenbaugh, “Crystallographic analysis of orientational variant and charge-ordered domain in La0.33Ca0.67MnO3”, Phys. Rev. B 63 144106-1~10 (2001).
  • Wu, L.; Y. Zhu, V. Solovyov, H. Wiesmann, A.R. Moodenbaugh, R. Sabatini, M. Suenaga, “Nucleation and growth of YBa2Cu3Ox on SrTiO3 and CeO2 by a BaF2 postdeposition reaction process”, J. of Materials Research, 16 2869-2884 (2001).
  • Zhu, Y.; L. Wu, V. Volkov, Q. Li, G. Gu, A.R. Moodenbaugh, M. Malac, M. Suenaga, J. Tranquada, “Microstructure and structural defects in MgB2 superconductor”, Physica C, 356 239-253 (2001).
  • Zhu, Y.; L. Wu and J. Tafto, “A novel shadow-imaging technique to measure charge distribution and lattice displacement”,  J. of Electron microscopy, 50 465-471 (2001).
  • Zhu, Y.; V.V. Volkov and M. De Graef, “Understanding magnetic structures in permanent magnets via in-situ Lorentz microscopy, interferometric and non-interferometric phase-reconstructions”, J. of  Electron microscopy, 50 447-455 (2001).
  • Zhu, Y.; R.F. Egerton and M. Malac, “Concentration limits for the measurement of boron by electron energy-loss spectroscopy and electron-spectroscopic imaging”, Ultramicroscopy, 87 135-145 (2001).


  • Li, Q.; Y.N. Tsay, Y. Zhu, M. Suenaga, G.D. Gu, and N. Koshizuka, “Electromagnetic and microstructural properties of bulk bicrystal grain boundaries in Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8+d superconductors”, Physica C, 341-348 1407-1410 (2000).
  • Solovyov, V.F.; H.J. Wiesmann, L.Wu, Y.Zhu and M. Suenaga, “Kinetics of YBa2Cu3O7 film grown by postdeposition processing”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 76 1911-1913 (2000).
  • Volkov, V.V.; and Y. Zhu, “Dnamic magnetization observations and reversal mechanism of sintered and die-upset Nd-Fe-B magnets”, J. Mag.Mag.Mat. 214204-216 (2000).
  • Wang, R.; Y. Zhu and S.M. Shapiro, “Electron diffraction studies of phonon and static disorder in SrTiO3”, Phys. Rev. B 61, 8814-8822 (2000).
  • Wang, R.; J.Gui, Y. Zhu and A.R. Moodenbaugh, “Distinguishing between the bi-stripe and Wigner- crystal model: --- A crystallographic study of charge-ordered La0.33Ca0.67MnO3”, Phys. Rev. B 61, 11946-11955 (2000).
  • Wang, R.; J.Gui, and Y. Zhu, “Charge ordering in La0.33Ca0.67MnO3 perovskite” Journal of Natural Science, Wuhan University, 46 79-83 (2000).
  • Wu, L.; Y. Zhu and J. Tafto, “Picometer accuracy in measuring lattice displacements across planar faults by interferometry in coherent electron diffraction”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 85 5126-5129 (2000).


  • Cai, Z.X.; and Y. Zhu, “Dislocation-assisted-diffusion model for the kinetics of Bismuth cuprate 2212-to-2223 transformation”, IEEE Transaction on Applied Superconductors, 9 2714-1717 (1999).
  • Li, Q.; Y.N.Tsay, Y.Zhu, M.Suenaga, G.Gu, and N.Koshizuka, “Supercurrent transport across [001] twist grain boundaries in Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8+d  bicrystals”, Supercond. Sci. and Tech. 12 1406-1049 (1999).
  • Tsay, Y.; Q. Li, Y. Zhu, M. Suenaga, K. Shibutani, I. Shigaki, R. Ogawa, “Transport properties of Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8+delta bicrystals with [100] tilt grain boundaries”, IEEE, Transaction on Applied Superconductors, 9  1622-1625 (1999).
  • Volkov, V.V.; and Y. Zhu, “Magnetic structure and microstructure of die-upset hard magnets RE13.75Fe80.25B6 (RE=Nd, Pr): A possible origin of high coercivity”, J. Appl. Phys., 85 3254-3263 (1999).
  • Wang, R.; J.Gui, Y. Zhu and A.R. Moodenbaugh, “Orientational domains at room temperature in La0.33Ca0.67MnO3 perovskite” Journal of Natural Science, Wuhan University, 4 415-422 (1999).
  • Wu, L.J.; Y. Zhu and J. Tafto, “Test of first-principle calculations of charge transfer and electron-hole distribution in oxide superconductors by precise measurements of structure factors”, Phys. Rev.  B 59, 6035-6038 (1999).
  • Zhu, Y.; L. Wu and J. Tafto, “A study of charge distribution in Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8+d superconductors”, J. of Microscopy 194 21-29 (1999).
  • Zhu, Y., “Preface to the Special Issue on Advanced Electron Microscopy Studies of High-Temperature Superconductors", Micron, 30, 355 (1999).
  • Wu, L.; Y. Zhu and J. Tafto, “Towards quantitative measurements of charge transfer in complex crystals using imaging and diffraction of fast electrons”, Micron, 30 357-369 (1999).


  • McCartney, M.R.; and Y. Zhu, “Induction mapping of Nd2Fe14B magnetic domains by electron holography”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 72, (1998) 1380-1382.
  • Tsay, YN; Li, Q; Zhu, Y; Suenaga, M; Gu, GD; Koshizuka, N; “Electromagnetic and microstructural properties of pure c-axis twist Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8+delta bicrystal junctions”,  Superconducting Superlattice: Native and Artificial,   The Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineering Book Series:  Vol 3480, 21-28   (1998).
  • Wang, R.; Y. Zhu and S.M. Shapiro, “Structural deffects and the origin of the second-length-scale and central peak at phase transition of SrTiO3”, Phys. Rev. Lett.  80, 2370-2373 (1998).
  • Tafto, J.; Y. Zhu and L.J. Wu, “A new approach towards measuring structure factors and valence electron distribution in large unit cell crystals”, Acta Cryst. A, A54, 532-542 (1998).
  • Zhu, Y., “Why the large-angle twist-boundaries in Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8+d can carry super-current?”, invited article, Mat. Res. Innovation, 2 9-15 (1998).
  • Zhu, Y.; and M.R. McCartney, “Magnetic-domain structure of Nd2Fe14B permanent magnets”, J. Appl. Phys, 84 3267-3272 (1998).
  • McCartney, R.M.; and Y.Zhu, “Off-axis electron holographic mapping of magnetic domains in Nd2Fe14B”, J. Appl. Phys.  83  6414-6416 (1998).
  • Wu, L.; Y. Zhu and M. Suenaga, “Crystallographyic analysis of the intermediate phases observed during the conversion of (Bi, Pb)2Sr2CaCu2O8+d”, Physica C, 305 167-178 (1998).
  • Moodenbaugh, A.R.; L. Wu, Y. Zhu, and L.H. Lewis, “High-resolution x-ray diffraction study of La1.8Sr0.12NdyCuO4”, Phys. Rev. B 58 9549-9555 (1998).
  • Wang, J.-Y.; A.H. King, Y. Zhu, Y.-L. Wang and M. Suenaga, “On the correlation of grain boundary misorientation distribution with critical current in bulk processed YBa2Cu3O7-d”, Philo .Mag. A 78, 1037-1049 (1998).
  • Zhu, Y.; Q. Li, Y.N. Tsay, M. Suenaga,  G.D. Gu, and N. Koshizuka, “Structural origin of misorientation-independent superconducting behavior at [001] twist boundaries in Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8+d”, Phys.Rev.B,  57, 8601-8608 (1998).


  • Bian, W.; and Yimei Zhu, "A crystal model for the icosahedral phase", Acta Cryst. A 53 175-180 (1997).
  • Zhu, Y.; and J. Tafto, “Measurement of Charge Transfer in YBa2Cu3O7 using Novel Electron Diffraction Method”, Philo. Mag. B, 75, 785-791 (1997).
  • Li, Q.; Y.N.Tsay, Y.Zhu, M.Suenaga, G.Gu, and N.Koshizuka, “Supercurrent transport across [001] twist grain boundaries in Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8+d  bicrystals”, Supercond. Sci. and Tech. 12, 1406-1049 (1999).
  • Li, Q.; Y.N. Tsay, Y. Zhu, M. Suenaga, G.D. Gu, and N. Koshizuka, “Electromagnetic properties of high  angle (001) twist grain boundaries in Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8+d bicrystals”, IEEE Transaction on Applied Superconductors, 7, 1584-1587 (1997).
  • Cai, Z.X.; and Y. Zhu, “Dislocation-assisted-diffusion model and the mechanism for bismuth cuprate 2212-2223 transformation”, Mater. Sci. and Engineering A238, 210-218 (1997).
  • Li, Q.; Y.N. Tsay, Y. Zhu, M. Suenaga, G.D. Gu, and N. Koshizuka, “Large Tc depression at low angle (001) tilt grain boundaries in bulk Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8+d bicrystals”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 70, 1164-1166 (1997).
  • Wu, L.; and Y. Zhu, “Transformation twinning in carbon-doped PrCo2 magnetic crystals”, Philo. Mag. A, 76, 481-492 (1997).
  • Zhu, Y.; L. Wu, J.-Y. Wang, Q. Li, Y.N. Tsay, and M. Suenaga, “Structural characterizations of Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8+d twist boundaries using advanced transmission electron microscopy”, invited article, Microscopy and Microanalysis, 3, 423-435 (1997).
  • Wu, L.J.; Y.-L. Wang, W. Bian, Y. Zhu, T.R. Thurston, R.L. Sabatini, P. Haldar, and M. Suenaga, “Kinetics of the alignment and the formation of the Bi(2223) platelets in the powder-in-tube processed Bi(2223)/Ag composite tapes”, J. Mater. Res. 11, 3055-3073 (1997).
  • Wang, J.-Y.; L.H. Lewis, Y.Zhu, D.O.Welch, C.H. Sellers, D.J. Branagan, and V. Panchanathan, “Transmission electron microscopy of as-quenched inert gas atomized particles: effect of alloying additions in Nd2Fe14B”, J. Appl. Phys. 81, 5094-5096 (1997).


  • Zhu, Y., and J. Tafto, "Direct imaging of charge modulation", Phys. Rev. Lett. 76 (1996) 443-446.
  • Zhu, Y., Z.X. Cai, and D.O. Welch, "Strain field and strain contrast of columnar defects in heavy-ion irradiated superconductors", Phil. Mag. A, 73 1-10 (1996).
  • Zhu, Y., and J. Tafto, "A cluster description of structural modulation in Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8+d", Philo. Mag. A,74 307-316 (1996).
  • Lewis, L.H., W.M. Bian, Y.Zhu, and D.O.Welch, “Microstructural and magnetic investigation into the origins of high coercivity in die-upset praseodymium-cobalt-carbon based magnets”, J. Appl. Phys. 79 351-360 (1996).
  • Zhu, Y., "Structure of twin boundaries in YBa2Cu3O7-d superconductors", Materials Science Forum, 207-209 381-384 (1996).
  • Zhu, Y., "Validity of the coincidence site lattice model applied to grain boundary in a non-cubic materials: an experimental demonstration", Materials Science Forum, 207-209 377-380 (1996).
  • Li, Q., Y. Fukumoto, Y. Zhu, M. Suenaga, T. Kaneko, K. Sato, and C. Simon, “Effect of columnar defects on reversible magnetization of superconducting Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8+d”, Phys. Rev B (rapid communication),  54 R788-R791 (1996).
  • Nguyen, T.D., K.M. Krishnan, L.H. Lewis, Y. Zhu, and D.O. Welch, "Microstructure and composition in rapidly-quenched NdFeB-based hard magnet alloys", J. Appl. Phys. 79 4848-50 (1996).
  • Wang, Y.L., W. Bian, Y. Zhu, Z.X. Cai, D.O. Welch, R.L. Sabatini, M. Suenaga, and T.R. Thurston, “A kinetic mechanism for the formation of aligned (Bi,Pb)2Sr2Ca2Cu3O10 in a powder-in-tube processed tape”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 69 580-582 (1996).
  • Tafto, J., R. Bugge, S. Steinsvik and Y. Zhu, “Core level absorption spectroscopy of Perovskites and high temperature superconductors”, Phase transitions 58, 197-205 (1996).
  • Fukumoto, Y., Y. Zhu, Q. Li, H. Wiesmann, M. Suenaga, T. Kaneko, T. Sato, K. Shibutani, K. Hase, T. Hayashi, and Ch. Simon, “The dimensionality and pinning of magnetic vortices in the c-axis aligned Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8+d and (Bi, Pb)2Sr2Ca2Cu3O10/Ag tapes irradiated by 5.8 GeV Pb ions”, Phys. Rev. B. 54 10210-10217 (1996).
  • Wang, Y., W. Bian, Y. Zhu, M. Suenaga, T. Thurston, “Powder synthesis and fabrication of Ag-sheathed Bi-2223 tapes”, Chinese Journal of Physics, 34 (2): 466-470 (1996).
  • Canter, K.F.,  G. Amarendra, D. Vasumathi, S.A. Wesley, R. Xie, A.P. Mills, R.L. Sabatini, and Yimei Zhu, "Contrast in positron reemission microscopy due to positron trapping by dislocations", Applied Surface Science, 85, 339-344 (1995).
  • Lewis, L.H., Yimei Zhu and D.O. Welch, "Ferromagnetic Grain Boundary Signature in Die-Upset Re-Fe-B Magnets", Scripta Metall. Mater. 33 1775-1780 (1995).
  • Zhu, Y., J. Tafto, L.H. Lewis, and D.O. Welch, "Electron microscopy of grain boundaries: an application to Re-Fe-B (Re=Pr or Nd) magnetic materials", Philo. Mag. Lett., 71 297-305 (1995).
  • Bian, W., Y. Zhu, Y.L. Wang, and M. Suenaga, "The intermediate phase during (Bi,Pb)2Sr2CaCu2O8+d to (Bi,Pb)2Sr2Ca2Cu3O8+d phase transformation", Physica C, 248 119-126 (1995).
  • Zhu, Y., and M. Suenaga, "Nano-scale electron energy-loss spectroscopy of the oxygen K-edge in Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8+d", Physica C, 252 117-124 (1995).
  • Cai, Z.X., Yimei Zhu, and D.O. Welch, "Layer-rigidity model and the mechanism for ion-diffusion- controlled kinetics in the bismuth cuprate 2212-to-2223 transformation", Phys. Rev. B, 52, 13035-13040 (1995).
  • Wang, Y.-L.,  W. Bian, Y. Zhu, Y. Fukumoto, H.J. Wiesmann, M. Suenaga, T. Thurston, K. Merken, and S. Hong, “Fabrication of Ag-sheathed Bi-2223 tapes using powders produced by aerosol spray pyrolysis”, J. of Electronic Materials, 24 1817-1820 (1995).
  • Zhu, Y., and J.M. Cowley, "A three-dimensional structural modulation in YBa2Cu3O7-d system", Philo. Mag. A, 69 397-408 (1994).
  • Zhu, Y., "Crystallography of an arbitrary grain boundary in bulk YBa2Cu3O7-d, a study of grain boundary dislocations using the Frank formula and O-lattice theory", Phil. Mag. A, 69, 717-728 (1994).
  • Fuerst, C.D.,  E.G. Brewer, R.K. Mishra, Y. Zhu, and D.O. Welch, "Die-upset Pr-Fe-B-type magnets from melt-spun ribbons", J. Appl. Phys. 75 4208-4213 (1994).
  • Zhu, Y., J.M. Zuo, A.R. Moodenbaugh, and M. Suenaga, "Grain boundary constract and oxygen deficiency in YBa2Cu3O7-d: application of the coincidence site lattice model to a non-cubic system", Philo. Mag. A, 70 969-984 (1994).
  • Zhu, Y., A.R. Moodenbaugh, Z.X. Cai, M. Suenaga, and D.O. Welch, "A tetragonal-orthorhombic structural modulation in La2-xBaxCuO4", Phys. Rev. Lett., 73 (1994) 3026-3029.
  • Lewis, LH., Y. Zhu, and D.O. Welch, "Evidence for reversal by nucleation in Re-Fe-B die-upset magnets", J. Appl. Phys., 76 6235-6237 (1994).
  • Zhu, Y., M. Suenaga, and R.L. Sabatini, "Misorientation angle distributions for large-angle grain boundaries in Bi2Sr2Ca2Cu2O8 and Bi2Sr2Cu2Cu3O10 composite tapes", Appl. Phys. Lett. 65 1832-1834 (1994).
  • Saka, H., and Yimei Zhu, "Dislocation structure in b-brass deformed cyclically at 200°C", Philo. Mag. A, 69, 1155-1160 (1994).
  • Zhu, Y., Z.X. Cai, R.C. Budhani, D.O. Welch and M. Suenaga, "Structures and effects of superconducting oxides irradiated with several-hundred MeV heavy ions", Phys. Rev. B, 48 6436-6450 (1993).
  • Zhu, Y., H. Zhang, M. Suenaga, and D.O. Welch, "Planar defects induced by heavy-ion irradiation", Philo. Mag. A, 68 1079-1089 (1993).
  • Zhu, Y., and Z.X. Cai, "Diffuse scattering and image contrast of tweed in superconducting oxides: a simulation and interpretation", Ultramicroscopy, 52 539-548 (1993).
  • Zhu, Y., Y.L. Corcoran and M. Suenaga, "Grain boundary chemistry and grain boundary dislocation on bulk YBa2Cu3O7-d', invited article, Interface Science, 1, 361-370 (1993).
  • Wang, Y.-L., H.J. Wiesmann, C.F. Liu, Y. Zhu, R. L. Sabatini, and M. Suenaga, "Fabrication and properties of textured YBa2Cu3O7 thick films on polycrystalline Ag0.9Pd0.1 and silver substrates", J. Appl. Phys. 74 4052-4059, (1993).
  • King, A.H., and Y. Zhu, "Twin-corner dislocations in YBa2Cu3O7-d", Philo. Mag. A. 67 1037-1044 (1993).
  • Semenovskaya, S. Y. Zhu, M. Suenaga, and A.G. Khachaturyan, "Twin and tweed microstructures in YBa2Cu3O7-d doped by trivalent cations", Phys. Rev. B, 47 12182-12189 (1993).
  • Zhu, Y., R.C. Budhani, Z.X. Cai, D.O. Welch and M. Suenaga, "Structure of Au+24 ion irradiation- induced defects in high-Tc superconductors", Philo. Mag. Lett., 67 125-130 (1993).
  • Zhu, Y., Z.L. Wang, and M. Suenaga, "Grain boundary studies by the Coincidence-Site-Lattice model and Electron-Energy-Loss spectroscopy of the oxygen K-edge in YBa2Cu3O7-d", Philo. Mag. A, 67 11-28 (1993).
  • Zhu, Y., M. Suenaga and J. Tafto, "Interpretation of tweed contrast from YBa2Cu3O7-d system", Philo. Mag. A, 67 573-583 (1993).
  • Zhu, Y., M. Suenaga, and J. Tafto, "The interface of orthogonal orientated twins in YBa2Cu3O7- d", Philo. Mag. A, 67 1057-1069 (1993).
  • Zhu, Y., R.L. Sabatini, Y.L. Wang, and M. Suenaga, "The effects of ozone oxygenation of YBa2Cu3O7-d thin crystals", J. Appl. Phys., 73 3407-3410 (1993).
  • Zhu, Y., and M. Suenaga, "Twinning dislocations in YBa2Cu3O7-d superconductor", Philo. Mag. A, 66 457-471 (1992).
  • Skjerpe, P., A. Olsen, J. Tafto, M. Seuenaga, Y. Zhu and A.R. Moodenbaugh, "Tetragonal YBa2(Cu1- xMx)3O7-d, M=Fe, Co, Al; tweed contrast and orthorhombic microtwins", Philo. Mag. B, 65 1067-1077 (1992).
  • Wang, Y., Z. Tan, Y. Zhu, A.R. Moodenbaugh and M. Suenaga, "Synthesis of highly densified YBa2Cu3O7 with clean grain boundaries by a modified aerosol decomposition process", J. Mater. Res. 7 3175-3184 (1992).
  • Cai, Z.X., Y. Zhu and D.O. Welch, "Oxygen ordering and strain-related morphology in YBa2Cu3-x(Al,Fe) xO7 system", Phys. Rev. B. 46 11014-11018 (1992).
  • Cai, Z.X., Y. Zhu and D.O. Welch, "Oxygen ordering and Fe configuration in reduced and re-oxidized YBa2Cu3-xFexOy", Philo. Mag. A, 65 931-942 (1992).
  • Budhani, R.C., Y. Zhu and M. Suenaga, "Effects of 300 MeV Au+24 ion irradiation on superconductivity in YBa2Cu3O7-d", Appl. Phys. Letts. 61 985-987 (1992).
  • Moodenbaugh, A.R., C.Y. Yang, Yimei Zhu, R.L. Sabatini, D.A. Fischer, Y. Xu and M. Suenaga, "Properties of reduced then reoxidized YBa2(Cu1-xFex)3O7-d", Phys. Rev. B,  44 6991-6998 (1991).
  • Zhu, Y., H. Zhang, H. Wang and M. Suenaga, "Grain boundary in textured YBa2Cu3O7-d superconductor", J. Mater. Res. 6 2507-2518 (1991).
  • Zhu, Y., M. Suenaga, J. Tafto and D.O. Welch, "Variable nature of twin boundaries in YBa2Cu3O7-d and its alloys", Phys. Rev. B 44 Rapid Communication, 2871-2874 (1991).
  • Zhu, Y., M. Suenaga and J. Tafto, "Multiple diffuse scattering and tweed contrast in YBa2Cu3O7- d", Phil. Mag. Lett. 64 29-35 (1991).
  • Zhu, Y., M. Suenaga and A.R. Moodenbaugh, "Oxygen, diffuse scattering, and tweed structure in the YBa2Cu3O7-d system", Ultramicroscopy, 37 341-350 (1991).
  • Zhu, Y., J. Tafto and M. Suenaga, "Defects in high Tc cuprate superconductors", invited article, MRS Bulletin, 11 54-59 (1991).
  • Wang, H., H. Herman, M. Suenaga, H.J. Wiesmann, Yimei Zhu, Y. Xu and R.L. Sabatini, "Texture growth processing of plasma-sprayed Y-Bz-Cu-O superconducting deposits", Appl. Phys. Lett. 57 2495-2497 (1990).
  • Wang, H.G., and Yimei Zhu and H. Herman, "Structure of plasma sprayed oxides in the MgO-Al2O3-SiO2 system", Mater. Sci.& Eng. 24 4414-4418 (1989).
  • Krol, A., Lin, C.S., Ming, Z.H., Sher, C.J., Kao, Y.H., Chen, C.T., Sette, F., Ma, Y., Smith, G.C., Zhu, Y., Shaw, D.T., “X-ray-absorption studies of y-ba-cu-o and bi-sr-ca-cu-o films at oxygen k edge by means of fluorescence and total electron yield - a comparison of 2 techniques”, Phys. Rev. B   42 2635-2638, (1990).
  • Xu, Y., R.L. Sabatini, A.R. Moodenbaugh, Y. Zhu, S.-G. Shyu, M. Suenaga, K.W. Dennis and R.W. Mccaiium, "Substitutions for Cu in YBa2(Cu1-xMx)3O7-d (M=Fe, Co, Al, Cr, Ni and Zn)", Physica C 169 205-216 (1990).
  • Zhu, Y., M. Suenaga and A.R. Moodenbaugh, "Displacement wave of the tweed structure in Y-Ba-Cu-O oxides", Phil. Mag. Lett. 62 51-59 (1990).
  • Zhu, Y., M. Suenaga and Y. Xu, "TEM studies on twin boundary in YBa2Cu3O7 and YBa2(Cu0.98M0.02)3O7 (M=Zn,Al)", J. Mater. Res. 5 1380-1387 (1990).
  • Zhu, Y., A.R. Moodenbaugh, M. Suenaga and J. Tafto, "An early stage of oxygen ordering in YBa2Cu3O6 +x" (0<x<1)", Physica C, 167 363-368 (1990).
  • Zhu, Y., M. Suenaga, Y. Xu, R.L. Sabatini and A.R. Moodenbaugh, "Observation of twin boundary layer in pure and alloyed YBa2Cu3O7", Appl. Phys. Lett. 54 374-376 (1989).
  • Zhu, Y., M. Suenaga and Y. Xu, "Direct observation of atomic structure of a twin boundary layer in a superconducting Y-Ba-Cu-O ceramic", Phil. Mag. Lett. 60 51-55 (1989).