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Honghu Zhang

Res Associate Materials Science, Soft/Bio Materials, Center for Functional Nanomaterials

Honghu Zhang

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Center for Functional Nanomaterials
Bldg. 735, Room 2024
P.O. Box 5000
Upton, NY 11973-5000

Expertise | Research | Education | Appointments | Publications | Highlights


Expertise

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

Research Activities

DNA-programmable self-assembly provides an effective route for fabrication of well-defined clusters and 2D and 3D lattices. My research focuses on investigation of phase behaviors of programmable assembly and study of optical properties of DNA-guided nanoscale architectures consisting of various types of components, such as plasmonic, magnetic and semiconductor nanoparticles.

Education

  • Ph.D. in Materials Science & Engineering (2016): Iowa State University
    • Dissertation Title: Bioinspired synthesis and self-assembly of hybrid organic–inorganic nanomaterials
  • B.S. in Materials Science & Engineering (2011): Xi’an Jiaotong University, China

Professional Appointments

  • Postdoctoral Research (2017): Ames Laboratory
    • Project: Self-assembly of polymer-grafted nanoparticles

Selected Publications

  • 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

Center for Functional Nanomaterials
Bldg. 735, Room 2024
P.O. Box 5000
Upton, NY 11973-5000

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