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Honghu Zhang

CMS/SMI Beamline Scientist, Complex Scattering Program, National Synchrotron Light Source II

Honghu Zhang

Brookhaven National Laboratory

National Synchrotron Light Source II
Bldg. 744
P.O. Box 5000
Upton, NY 11973-5000

(631) 344-5626
hzhang@bnl.gov

Expertise | Research | Education | Appointments | Publications | Highlights


Expertise

  • Nanomaterial Bioconjugation
  • Nanoparticle Self-Assembly in Bulk and at Interfaces
  • Small Angle X-ray Scattering and Liquid Surface X-ray Scattering
  • Plasmonic and Light-Emitting Nanomaterials and Single-Molecule Optical Detection

Research Activities

My research focuses on investigation of self-assembly of molecules and nano-objects in bulk and on liquid surfaces using X-ray scattering and spectroscopy techniques.

Education

  • Ph.D. in Materials Science & Engineering (2016): Iowa State University
  • B.S. in Materials Science & Engineering (2011): Xi’an Jiaotong University, China

Professional Appointments

  • Joint CMS/SMI beamline scientist, National Synchrotron Light Source II, Brookhaven National Laboratory, 2023 - present
  • Scientific Associate II, National Synchrotron Light Source II and Center for Functional Nanomaterials, Brookhaven National Laboratory, 2022 - 2023
  • Postdoctoral Research Assoicate, Center for Functional Nanomaterials, Brookhaven National Laboratory, 2017 - 2022
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Division of Materials Sciences and Engineering, Ames Laboratory, 2017

Selected Publications

  • Wang S-T, Zhang H, Xuan S, et al (2022) Compact Peptoid Molecular Brushes for Nanoparticle Stabilization. Journal of the American Chemical Society. https://doi.org/10.1021/jacs.2c00743
  • Sun S, Yang S, Xin HL, Nykypanchuk D, Liu M, Zhang H, Gang O (2020) Valence-programmable nanoparticle architectures. Nature Communications. doi: 10.1038/s41467-020-16157-0
  • Zhang H, Li M, Wang K, Tian Y, Chen J-S, Fountaine KT, DiMarzio D, Liu M, Cotlet M, Gang O (2019) Polarized Single-Particle Quantum Dot Emitters through Programmable Cluster Assembly. ACS Nano 14:1369–1378. doi: 10.1021/acsnano.9b06919
  • Zhang H, Wang W, Mallapragada S, Travesset A, Vaknin D (2017) Macroscopic and tunable nanoparticle superlattices. Nanoscale 9:164–171. doi: 10.1039/c6nr07136h
  • Zhang H, Wang W, Mallapragada S, Travesset A, Vaknin D (2017) Ion-Specific Interfacial Crystallization of Polymer-Grafted Nanoparticles. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 121:15424–15429. doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b02549
  • Zhang H, Wang W, Akinc M, Mallapragada S, Travesset A, Vaknin D (2017) Assembling and ordering polymer-grafted nanoparticles in three dimensions. Nanoscale 9:8710–8715. doi: 10.1039/c7nr00787f
  • Zhang H, Wang W, Hagen N, Kuzmenko I, Akinc M, Travesset A, Mallapragada S, Vaknin D (2016) Self-Assembly of DNA Functionalized Gold Nanoparticles at the Liquid-Vapor Interface. Advanced Materials Interfaces 3:1600180. doi: 10.1002/admi.201600180

Research Highlights

Honghu Zhang

Brookhaven National Laboratory

National Synchrotron Light Source II
Bldg. 744
P.O. Box 5000
Upton, NY 11973-5000

(631) 344-5626
hzhang@bnl.gov

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