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Zhixin Hu  Associate professor of Physics

Office: Room 330, Building 32

Email: zhixin.hu@tju.edu.cn

Research Areas: Material simulations

Courses in Charge: None

Address: Yaguan Road 135, Jinnan District, 300350 Tianjin, P. R. China

Biographical Profile

    Educational Background

  • 2005-2009, B.Sc., Department of Physics, Renmin University of China

  • 2009-2015, Ph.D., Department of Physics, Renmin University of China

    Professional Career

  • 2015-2017, Post-doc, Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto, Canada

  • 2017-Present, Associate Professor, Center for Joint Quantum Studies, Department of Physics, Tianjin University

Fields of Interest

  • Ab-initio simulations for emerging 2D materials.

  • Chemical and physical properties of surfaces & interfaces.

Selected Publications

    Journal Articles

# Equal contribution.

[1] Mönig, H., AmirJalayer, S., Timmer, A., Hu, Z. X., et al. Quantitative assessment of intermolecular interactions by atomic force microscopy imaging using copper oxide tips. Nature Nanotechnology 13, 371-375(2018).

[2] Anggara, K., Leung, L., Timm, M. J., Hu, Z. X., Polanyi, J. C. Approaching the forbidden fruit of reaction dynamics: Aiming reagent at selected impact parameters. Science Advances 4, eaau2821(2018).

[3] Cheng, F., Wu, X. J., Hu, Z. X., et al. Two-dimensional tessellation by molecular tiles constructed from halogen–halogen andhalogen–metal networks. Nature Communications 9, 4871(2018).

[4] Yuan, J.#, Sun,T.#, Hu, Z. X.#, et al . Wafer-Scale Fabrication of Two-Dimensional PtS2/PtSe2 Heterojunctions for Efficient and Broad band Photodetection. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. 10, 40614-40622(2018).

[5] Lin, S. H., Liu, Y., Hu, Z. X., et al.  Tunable active edge sites in PtSe2 films towards hydrogen evolution reaction. Nano Energy 42, 26-33 (2017).

[6] Hong, J. H., Pan, Y. H., Hu, Z. X., et al. Direct imaging of kinetic pathways of atomic diffusion in monolayer molybdenum disulfide. Nano Letters. 17, 3383-3390 (2017).

[7] Hu, Z. X., Anggara, K., Polanyi, J. C., Dynamics of adsorbate rotation in electron-induced reaction. Chemical Physics letters doi: 10.1016/j.cplett.2017.03.062 (2017).

[8] Li, Y. Y.#, Hu, Z. X.#, et al. Giant anisotropic Raman response of encapsulated ultrathin black phosphorus by uniaxial strain. Advanced Functional Materials.  doi:10.1002/adfm.201600986. (2016).

[9] Hu, Z. X.#, Kong, X. H.#, Qiao, J. S.#, et al. Interlayer electronic hybridization leads to exceptional thickness-dependent vibrational properties in few-layer black phosphorus. Nanoscale 8, 2740(2016).

[10] Zhao, Y. D., Qiao, J. S., Yu, P., Hu, Z. X., et al. Extraordinarily strong interlayer interaction in 2D layered PtS2. Advanced Materials. 28, 2399 (2016).

[11] Jia, Q., Hu, Z. X., et al. Adsorption of PTCDA and C60 on KBr(001): electrostatic interaction versus electronic hybridization. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 18, 11008 (2016).

[12] Hong, J. H.#, Hu, Z. X.#, et al. Exploring atomic defects in molybdenum disulphide monolayers. Nature Communications 6, 6293(2015).

[13] Wu, J. B., Hu, Z. X., et al. Interface coupling in twisted multilayer graphene by resonant Raman spectroscopy of layer breathing modes. ACS NANO, 9, 7440 (2015).

[14] Hu, Z. X., Lan H. P. & Ji, W. Role of the dispersion force in modeling the interfacial properties of molecule-metal interfaces: adsoroption of thiophene on copper surfaces. Scientific Reports 4, 5036(2014).

[15] Qiao, J. S.#, Kong, X. H.#, Hu, Z. X., et al. High-mobility transport anisotropy and linear dichroism in few-layer black phosphorus. Nature Communications 5, 4475(2014).

[16] Hu, Z. X., Ji, W. & Guo, H. Molecular ordering of glycine on Cu(100): the p(2×4) superstructure. Phys. Rev. B 84, 085414(2011).




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