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Supervisor of Doctorate Candidates

Education Level:With Certificate of Graduation for Doctorate Study
Degree:Doctoral Degree
Status:On the job
School/Department:School of Physics
Discipline:Condensed Matter Physics
Materials Physics and Chemistry
Electronic Information Materials and Devices
Contact Information:liang.qiao@uestc.edu.cn
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·         2009   PhD, Materials Science & Engineering, Beihang University, China

·         2003   BS,   Materials Science & Engineering, Beihang University, China

Professional Experience

·         2017p           Professor, School of Physics, UESTC, China

·         20142016     Lecturer , School of Materials, The University of Manchester (UoM), UK

·         20112014     Research Fellow, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), USA

·         20092011     Research Fellow, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), USA

·         20052009     Research & Teaching Assistant, Beihang University (BHU), China

Honors, Awards and Grants

·         2018   NSFC (2)

·         2016   UoM Dean’s Scholarship Award       

·         2016   Royal Society Research Grand           

·         2015   EPSRC DTP Scholarship Award         

·         2015   UoM EPS Research Starting Grant     

·         2014   JSPS Fellowship

·         2011   Research Fellow Scholarship, ORNL

·         2010   Excellent BHU Ph.D. Thesis Award

·         2010   BES Projects, US Dept. of Energy     

·         2009   Research Fellow Scholarship, PNNL

·         2008   Competitive Innovation Foundation BHU Research Grant    

Professional and Synergistic Activities

·         2016–p     Editorial Board            Scientific Reports

·         2015         Session Chair               2015 European Materials Research Society Fall Meeting

·         2015-p      Proposal reviewer        Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource (SSRL)

·         2015–p     Editorial Board            Journal of Materials Science and Engineering A & B

·         2014–p     Editorial Board            Frontiers in Materials (Nature Publishing Group)

·         2012–p     Guest Editor                Advances in Condensed Matter Physics (Hindawi Publishing Corp.)

·         2010         Award Committee       Gibson-Fawcett Award, Royal Society of Chemistry

·         2012–p     Member                       Materials Research Society & American Ceramics Society

·         2010p     Reviewer                    > 40 Journals, NanoLett. PRL; PRB; AdvMater;Appl.Cata.B etc.


Research Interests

·         Condensed matter physics, surface/interface physics

·         Photoemission, electronic structure, DFT

·         Correlated quantum system and functionality engineering

·         Epitaxial complex oxide and vdW heterostructures

·         Semiconductor physics, band gap engineering, photovoltaic, optoelectronics

·         Magnetic, superconductor, thermoelectric, ferroelectric materials

·         Energy materials (photocatalysis, electrocatalysis, water splitting, supercapacitor, PEC)

Publications and Patents

·         Book chapters

1.        L. Qiao* and X. F. Bi, “Preparation, Structure and Performance of High Quality Metal-Oxide Composite Electrode Film for Ferroelectric Film Devices,” pp. 285-310, Chapter 8 in Advances in Materials Sciences Research, Vol. 8, ed., Maryann C. Wytherst, ISBN: 978-1-61209-822-7, Nova Science Publishers, Inc., Hauppauge, NY, 2011.

2.        L. Qiao* and X. F. Bi, “Epitaxial Integration of Ferroelectric BaTiO3 with Semiconductor Si: From a Structure-Property Correlation Point of View,” pp. 363-388, Chapter 18 in Ferroelectrics – Material Aspects, ed., Mickaël Lallart, ISBN: 978-953-307-182-4, InTech Open Access Publisher, Vienna, Austria, 2011.

3.        Jiantuo Gan and L. Qiao*, “Colloidal Quantum Dots for Highly Efficient Photovoltaics,” pp. 363-388, Chapter 8 in Quantum Dot Optoelectronic Devices, ed., Mickaël Lallart, ISBN: 978-3-030-35812-9, Nature-Springer - SPi Global, based in Pondicherry, India, 2020.


·         Referred journals

81 SCI journals, H-index = 25, citation > 2300, including PRL (3), PRB/PRAppl (6), APL (6); Nano Energy (1), AdvFuncMater (2), ApplCataB (4), Nano Letters (1), ACS Nano (4), ACSEngLett(2), JMC/JMCA/JMCC(6), ACS Appl.Mat.Int (3)

1.        Abdurashid Mavlonov, Takhir Razykov, Fazal Raziq, Jiantuo Gan, Jakapan Chantana, Yu Kawano, Takahito Nishimura, Haoming Wei, Andriy Zakutayev, Takashi Minemoto, Xiaotao Zu, Sean Li, Liang Qiao*, “A review of Sb2Se3 photovoltaic absorber materials and thin-film solar cells” Solar Energy, 201, 227. (202033)

2.        Yang Zhao; Chen Huang; Yongheng He; Xiaoqiang Wu; Ruixin Ge; Xiaotao Zu; Sean Li; Liang Qiao*, “High-performance asymmetric supercapacitors realized by copper cobalt sulfide crumpled nanoflower and N, F co-doped hierarchical nanoporous carbon polyhedron” Journal of Power Sources, 456, 228023 (2020310)

3.        Fazal Raziq, Jingxuan He, Jiantuo Gan, Muhammad Humayun, M. Bilal Faheem, Atef Iqbal, Asif Hayat, Saima Fazal, Jiabao Yi, Yang Zhao, K. Dhanabalan, Xiaoqiang Wu, Abdurashid Mavlonov, Tariq Ali, Fakhrul Hassan, Xia Xiang, Xiaotao Zu, Huahai Shen, Sean Li, and Liang Qiao*, “Promoting Visible-Light Photocatalytic Activities for Carbon Nitride Based 0D/2D/2D Hybrid System: Beyond the Conventional 4-Electron Mechanism”, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 270, 118870 (2020).

4.        Fazal Raziq, Asif Hayat, Muhammad Humayun, Sunil Kumar Baburao Mane, M. Bilal Faheem, Asad Ali, Yang Zhao, Shaobo Han, Chao Cai, Wei Li, Dong-Chen Qi, Jiabao Yi, Xiaojiang Yu, Mark B. H. Breeseg, Fakhrul Hassan, Farman Ali, Abdurashid Mavlonov, K. Dhanab alan, Xia Xiang, Xiaotao Zu, Sean Li and Liang Qiao*, “Photocatalytic Solar fuel production and environmental remediation through experimental and DFT based research on CdSe-QDs-coupled P-doped-g-C3N4 composites”, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 270, 118867 (2020).

5.        Ning Wang, Menglu Li, Haiyan Xiao, Xiaotao Zu*, and Liang Qiao*, “Layered LaCuOSe: A Promising Anisotropic Thermoelectric Material”, Physical Review Applied 13, 024038 (2020).

6.        M. Jiang, H. Y. Xiao*, S. M. Peng, L. Qiao, G. X. Yang, Z. J. Liu* & X. T. Zu, “Effects of stacking periodicity on the electronic and optical properties of GaAs/AlAs superlattice: a first-principles study” Scientific Reports, 10, 4862. (2020224)

7.        Mei Zhao, Jianwei Su, Yang Zhao, Peng Luo, Fakun Wang, Wei Han, Yuan Li, Xiaotao Zu, Liang Qiao*, Tianyou Zhai*, “SodiumMediated Epitaxial Growth of 2D Ultrathin Sb2Se3 Flakes for Broadband Photodetection”, Advanced Functional Materials 30, 1909849 (2020).

8.        Ye Shen, Xuan Fang, Xiang Ding, Hai Yan Xiao*, Xia Xiang*, Gui Xia Yang, Ming Jiang, Xiao Tao Zu, Liang Qiao , “Structural Features and Photoelectric Properties of Si-Doped GaAs under Gamma Irradiation”, Nanomaterials 10, 340  (2020).

9.        Ze Wang; Jiantuo Gan; Xiaodong Liu; Hangbo Shi; Qi Wei; Qiugui Zeng; Liang Qiao; and Yonghao Zheng*, “Over 1 µm electron-hole diffusion lengths in CsPbI2Br for high efficient solar cells”, Journal of Power Sources 454, 227913 (2020).

10.     Xiang Ding, Sa Zhang, Mei Zhao, Yang Xiang, Kelvin H. L. Zhang, Xiaotao Zu*, Sean Li, Liang Qiao*, “NbS2: A Promising P-type Ohmic Contact for Two-Dimensional Materials”, Physical Review Applied 12, 064061 (2019).

11.     Xiaoqiang Wu, Jingxuan He, Meng Zhang, Zhongran Liu, Sa Zhang, Zhao Yang, Tian Li, Fapei Zhang, Zheng Peng, Ningyan Cheng, Jiaye Zhang, Xiaojian Wen, Yanwu Xie, He Tian, Liang Cao, Lei Bi, Yi Du, Hongliang Zhang, Jun Cheng, Xuguang An, Yimin Lei, Huahai Shen, Jiantuo Gan, Xiaotao Zu, Sean Li, Liang Qiao*, “Binary Pd/Amorphous-SrRuO3 Hybrid Film for High Stability and Fast Activity Recovery Ethanol Oxidation Electrocatalysis”, Nano Energy 67, 104247 (2019).

12.     XC Huang, JY Zhang, M Wu, S Zhang, HY Xiao, WQ Han, T-L Lee, A Tadich, D-C Qi, L Qiao*, L Chen, KHL Zhang *, “Electronic structure and p-type conduction mechanism of spinel cobaltite oxide thin films”, Physical Review B 100, 115301 (2019).

13.     Chao Cai, Shaobo Han, Wei Liu, Kai Sun, Liang Qiao*, Sean Li, Xiaotao Zu, “Tuning catalytic performance by controlling reconstruction process in operando condition”, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 260, 118103 (2019).

14.     Menglu Li, Ning Wang, Ming Jiang, Haiyan Xiao, Haibin Zhang, Zijiang Liu, Xiaotao Zu, Liang Qiao*, “Improved thermoelectric performance of bilayer Bi2O2Se by the band convergence approach”, Journal of Materials Chemistry C 7, 11029 (2019).

15.     Bilawal Khan, Fazal Raziq, M Bilal Faheem, M Umar Farooq, Sadam Hussain, Farman Ali, Abid Ullah, Abdurashid Mavlonov, Yang Zhao, Zhongran Liu, He Tian, Huahai Shen, Xiaotao Zu, Sean Li, Haiyan Xiao, Xia Xiang, Liang Qiao*, “Electronic and nanostructure engineering of bifunctional MoS2 towards exceptional visible-light photocatalytic CO2 reduction and pollutant degradation”, Journal of Hazardous Materials 381, 120972 (2019).

16.     Ning Wang, Menglu Li, Haiyan Xiao, Hengfeng Gong, Zijiang Liu, Xiaotao Zu, Liang Qiao*, “Optimizing the Thermoelectric Transport Properties of Bi2O2Se Monolayer via Biaxial Strain”, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 21, 15097 (2019).

17.     Yang Zhao, Mei Zhao, Xiang Ding, Zhongran Liu, He Tian, Huahai Shen, Xiaotao Zu, Sean Li, Liang Qiao*., “One-step colloid fabrication of nickel phosphides nanoplate/nickel foam hybrid electrode for high-performance asymmetric supercapacitors”, Chemical Engineering Journal 373, 1132 (2019).

18.     Jiantuo Gan, Jingxuan He, Robert LZ Hoye, Abdurashid Mavlonov, Fazal Raziq, Judith L MacManus-Driscoll, Xiaoqiang Wu, Sean Li, Xiaotao Zu, Yiqiang Zhan, Xiaoyong Zhang, Liang Qiao*., “a-CsPbI3 Colloidal Quantum Dots: Synthesis, Photodynamics and Photovoltaic Applications”, ACS Energy Letters 4, 1038 (2019).

19.     CM Tian, Ming Jiang, Ding Tang, Liang Qiao, HY Xiao, Freddy E Oropeza, Jan Philipp Hofmann, Emiel JM Hensen, Anton Tadich, Weiwei Li, DC Qi, KHL Zhang*, “Elucidating the electronic structure of CuWO4 thin films for enhanced photoelectrochemical water splitting”, Journal of Materials Chemistry A 7, 11895 (2019).

20.     Tianying He, Yongjun Li, Zhifei Zhou, Cheng Zeng, Liang Qiao, Changyong Lan, Yi Yin, Chun Li, Yong Liu, “Synthesis of large-area uniform MoS2 films by substrate-moving atmospheric pressure chemical vapor deposition: From monolayer to multilayer”, 2D Materials 6, 025030 (2019).

21.     Guixia Yang, Yuanlong Pang, Yuqing Yang, Jianyong Liu, Shuming Peng, Gang Chen, Ming Jiang, Xiaotao Zu, Xuan Fang, Hongbin Zhao, Liang Qiao*, Haiyan Xiao*, “High-Dose Electron Radiation and Unexpected Room-Temperature Self-Healing of Epitaxial SiC Schottky Barrier Diodes”, Nanomaterials 9, 194 (2019).

22.     Ming Jiang, Haiyan Xiao, Shuming Peng, Guixia Yang, Hengfeng Gong, Zijiang Liu, Liang Qiao, Xiaotao Zu*, “Ab initio molecular dynamics simulation of the radiation damage effects of GaAs/AlGaAs superlattice”, Journal of Nuclear Materials 516, 228 (2019).

23.     Chao Cai, Yaqun Mi, Shaobo Han, Qi Wang, Wei Liu, Xiaoqiang Wu, Zhi Zheng, Xiang Xia, Liang Qiao*, Weilie Zhou, Xiaotao Zu*, “Engineering ordered dendrite-like nickel selenide as electrocatalyst”, Electrochimica Acta 237, 1082 (2019).

24.     Ming Jiang, Haiyan Xiao, Shuming Peng, Liang Qiao, Guixia Yang, Zijiang Liu, Xiaotao Zu., “First-Principles Study of Point Defects in GaAs/AlAs Superlattice: the Phase Stability and the Effects on the Band Structure and Carrier Mobility”, Nanoscale Research Letters 13, 301 (2018).

25.     Rama K Vasudevan, Hemant Dixit, Alexander Tselev, Liang Qiao, Tricia L Meyer, Valentino R Cooper, Arthur P Baddorf, Ho Nyung Lee, Panchapakesan Ganesh, Sergei V Kalinin, “Surface reconstructions and modified surface states in La1-xCaxMnO3”, Physical Review Materials 2, 104418 (2018).

26.     S Zhang, HY Xiao, SM Peng, GX Yang, ZJ Liu, XT Zu, S Li, DJ Singh, LW Martin, L Qiao*, “Band-Gap Reduction in Superlattices(BiCrO3)m/(BiFeO3)n: Designing Low-Band-Gap Ferroelectrics”, Physical Review Applied 10, 044004 (2018).

27.     Ming Jiang, Haiyan Xiao, Shuming Peng, Guixia Yang, Zijiang Liu, Liang Qiao, Xiaotao Zu, “A Theoretical Simulation of the Radiation Responses of Si, Ge, and Si/Ge Superlattice to Low-Energy Irradiation”, Nanoscale Research Letters 13, 133 (2018).

28.     Shuangyue Wang, Hongwei Yan, Dengji Li, Liang Qiao, Shaobo Han, Xiaodong Yuan, Wei Liu, Xia Xiang, Xiaotao Zu, “TEM and STEM studies on the cross-sectional morphologies of Dual-/Tri-layer broadband SiO2 antireflective films”, Nanoscale Research Letters 13, 49 (2018).

29.     F. Raziq, M. Humayun, A. Ali, T.T. Wang, A. Khan, Q.Y. Fu, L. Wei, H.P. Zeng, Z.P. Zheng, B. Khan, H.H. Shen , X.T. Zu, S. Li, L. Qiao *., “Synthesis of S-Doped Porous g-C3N4 by Using Ionic Liquids and Subsequently Coupled with Au-TiO2 for Exceptional Cocatalyst-Free Visible-Light Catalytic Activities”, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 237, 1082 (2018).

30.     L Qiao*, S Zhang, HY Xiao, DJ Singh, KHL Zhang, ZJ Liu, XT Zu, S Li., “Orbital controlled band gap engineering of tetragonal BiFeO3 for optoelectronic applications”, Journal of Materials Chemistry C 6, 1239 (2018).

31.     Kelvin HL Zhang, Rui Wu, Fengzai Tang, Weiwei Li, Freddy E Oropeza, Liang Qiao*, Vlado K Lazarov, Yingge Du, David J Payne, Judith L MacManus-Driscoll, Mark G Blamire, “Electronic Structure and Band Alignment at the NiO and SrTiO3 p–n Heterojunctions”, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 9, 26549 (2017).

32.     Hyuck Jang, Young-Min Kim, Qian He, Rohan Mishra, Liang Qiao, Michael D Biegalski, Andrew R Lupini, Sokrates T Pantelides, Stephen J Pennycook, Sergei V Kalinin, Albina Y Borisevich, “In-Situ Observation of Oxygen Vacancy Dynamics and Ordering in the Epitaxial LaCoO3 System,”  ACS Nano 11, 6942 (2017).

33.     Kelsey A Stoerzinger, Oscar Diaz-Morales, Manuel Kolb, Reshma R Rao, Rasmus Frydendal, Liang Qiao, Xiao Renshaw Wang, Niels Bendtsen Halck, Jan Rossmeisl, Heine A Hansen, Tejs Vegge, Ifan EL Stephens, Marc TM Koper, Yang Shao-Horn, “Orientation-Dependent Oxygen Evolution on RuO2 without Lattice Exchange,”  ACS Energy Letters 2, 876 (2017).

34.     Alexander Tselev, Rama K Vasudevan, Anthony G Gianfrancesco, Liang Qiao, Tricia L Meyer, Ho Nyung Lee, Michael D Biegalski, Arthur P Baddorf, Sergei V Kalinin, “Growth Mode Transition in Complex Oxide Heteroepitaxy: Atomically Resolved Studies,”  Crystal Growth & Design (2016).

35.     Chenyang Lu, Ke Jin, Laurent K Béland, Feifei Zhang, Taini Yang, Liang Qiao, Yanwen Zhang, Hongbin Bei, Hans M Christen, Roger E Stoller, Lumin Wang, “Direct Observation of Defect Range and Evolution in Ion-Irradiated Single Crystalline Ni and Ni Binary Alloys,”  Scientific Reports 6, 19994 (2016).

36.     X. Ye, J. Huang, H.J. Liu, F. Geng, L.X. Sun, X.D. Jiang, W.D. Wu, L. Qiao, X.T. Zu, W.G. Zheng., “Advanced Mitigation Process (AMP) for Improving Laser Damage Threshold of Fused Silica Optics,”  Scientific Reports 6, 19994 (2016).

37.     Liang Qiao, Jae Hyuck Jang, David J. Singh, Zheng Gai, Haiyan Xiao, Apurva Mehta, Rama K. Vasudevan, Alexander Tselev, Zhenxing Feng, Hua Zhou, Sean Li, Wilfrid Prellier, Xiaotao Zu, Zijiang Liu, Albina Borisevich, Arthur P. Baddorf, and Michael D. Biegalski, “Dimensionality Control of Octahedral Symmetry-Mismatch and Magnetic Functionality In Epitaxial Correlated Cobaltite Heterostructures,” Nano Letters 15, 4677 ( 2015). ANL/APS research highlight

38.     Zhenxing Feng, Xiao Chen, Liang Qiao, Albert L Lipson, Timothy T Fister, Li Zeng, Chunjoong Kim, Tanghong Yi, Niya Sa, Danielle L Proffit, Anthony K Burrell, Jordi Cabana, Brian J Ingram, Michael D Biegalski, Michael J Bedzyk, Paul Fenter, “Phase-Controlled Electrochemical Activity of Epitaxial Mg-Spinel Thin Films,” ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 7, 28438 (2015).

39.     Alexander Tselev, Rama K Vasudevan, Anthony G Gianfrancesco, Liang Qiao, P Ganesh, Tricia L Meyer, Ho Nyung Lee, Michael D Biegalski, Arthur P Baddorf, Sergei V Kalinin, “Surface Control of Epitaxial Manganite Films via Oxygen Pressure,”  ACS Nano 9, 4316 (2015). ORNL research highlight

40.     Qian He, Ryo Ishikawa, Andrew R Lupini, Liang Qiao, Eun J Moon, Oleg Ovchinnikov, Steven J May, Michael D Biegalski, Albina Y Borisevich, “Towards 3D Mapping of BO6 Octahedron Rotations at Perovskite Heterointerfaces, Unit Cell by Unit Cell,”  ACS Nano 9, 8412 (2015).

41.     M. D. Biegalski, L. Qiao, Y. J. Gu, A. Mehta, Q. He, Y. Takamura, A. Borisevich, and L. Q. Chen “Impact of Symmetry on the Ferroelectric Properties of CaTiO3 Thin Films,” Applied Physics Letters 106, 162904 (2015).

42.     Guixin Cao, David J. Singh, X-G Zhang, German Samolyuk, Liang Qiao, Chad Parish, Ke Jin, Yanwen Zhang, Hangwen Guo, Siwei Tang, Wenbin Wang, Jieyu Yi, Claudia Cantoni, Wolter Siemons, E Andrew Payzant, Michael Biegalski, TZ Ward, David Mandrus, GM Stocks, Zheng Gai, “Ferromagnetism and Nonmetallic Transport of Thin-Film α-FeSi2: A Stabilized Metastable Material,” Physical Review Letters 114, 147202 (2015). *ORNL/CNMS research highlight

43.     KHL Zhang, Yingge Du, PV Sushko, Mark E Bowden, V Shutthanandan, Liang Qiao, GX Cao, Zheng Gai, Shawn Sallis, LFJ Piper, Scott A Chambers, “Electronic and magnetic properties of epitaxial perovskite SrCrO3(001),”  Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 27, 245605(2015).

44.     L. Qiao, H. Y. Xiao, W. J. Weber, and M. D. Biegalski, “Coexistence of epitaxial lattice rotation and twinning tilt induced by surface symmetry mismatch,” Applied Physics Letters 104, 221602 (2014).

45.     Liang Qiao, Wei Li, Haiyan Xiao, Harry M Meyer, Xuelei Liang, NV Nguyen, William J Weber, Michael D Biegalski, “Electronic Structure and Band Alignment at Epitaxial Spinel/Perovskite Heterojunction,” ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 6, 14338 (2014).

46.     X. Xiang,* L. Qiao,* H.Y. Xiao, F. Gao, S. Li,* X.T. Zu, W. L. Zhou, “Effects of surface defects on two-dimensional electron gas at NdAlO3/SrTiO3 interface,” Scientific Reports, 4, 5477 (2014).

47.     K. A. Stoerzinger, L. Qiao, M. D. Biegalski, and Y. Shao-Horna, “Orientation-Dependent Oxygen Evolution Activities of Rutile IrO2 and RuO2,” Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 5, 1636 (2014).

48.     L. Qiao, H. Y. Xiao, H. M. Meyer, J. N. Sun, C. M. Rouleau, A. A. Puretzky, D. B. Geohegan, I. Ivanov, M. Yoon, W.J. Weber, and M. D. Biegalski, “Nature of The Band Gap and Origin of The  Electro- / Photo- Activity of Co3O4,” Journal of Materials Chemistry C 1, 4628 (2013). *Journal Front Cover and CNMS research highlight

49.     L Qiao, KHL Zhang, ME Bowden, T Varga, V Shutthanandan, R Colby, Y Du, B Kabius, PV Sushko, MD Biegalski, SA Chambers, “The Impacts of Cation Stoichiometry and Substrate Surface Quality on Nucleation, Structure, Defect Formation, and Intermixing in Complex Oxide Heteroepitaxy – LaCrO3 on SrTiO3(001),” Advanced Functional Materials 23, 2953 (2013). *UCL highlight  paper

50.     Liang Qiao, Haiyan Xiao, Steve M Heald, Mark E Bowden, Tamas Varga, Gregory J Exarhos, Mike Biegalski, Ilia N Ivanov, William J Weber, Timothy Droubay, Scott A Chambers, “The Impact of Crystal Symmetry on the Electronic Structure and Functional Properties of Complex Lanthanum Chromium Oxides,” Journal of Materials Chemistry C 1, 4527 (2013). *Invited paper

51.     Peter V Sushko, Liang Qiao, Mark Bowden, Tamas Varga, Gregory J Exarhos, Frank K Urban III, David Barton, Scott A Chambers, “Multiband Optical Absorption in Thin Film LaCrO3 Controlled by Lattice Strain,” Physical Review Letters 110, 077401 (2013). *PNNL research highlight

52.     R Colby, L Qiao, KHL Zhang, V Shutthanandan, J Ciston, B Kabius, SA Chambers, “Cation intermixing and electronic deviations at the insulating LaCrO3/SrTiO3(001) interface,” Physical Review B 88, 155325 (2013).

53.     Alexander Tselev, Panchapakesan Ganesh, Liang Qiao, Wolter Siemons, Zheng Gai, Michael D Biegalski, Arthur P Baddorf, Sergei V Kalinin, “Oxygen Control of Atomic Structure and Physical Properties of SrRuO3 surfaces,” ACS Nano  7, 4403 (2013). *ORNL research highlight

54.     Liang Qiao, TC Droubay, Tamas Varga, Mark E Bowden, V Shutthanandan, Zihua Zhu, Tiffany C Kaspar, Scott A Chambers, “Epitaxial Growth, Structure and Intermixing at the LaAlO3/SrTiO3 Interface as the Film Stoichiometry is Varied,” Physical Review B 83, 085408 (2011).

55.     S. A. Chambers, L. Qiao, T. C. Droubay, B. Arey, P. V. Sushko, “Band Alignment, Build-in Potentials and the Absence of Conductivity at the LaCrO3/SrTiO3 Heterojunction,” Physical Review Letters 107, 206802 (2011). *PNNL research highlight

56.     L. Qiao, T. C. Droubay, M. E. Bowden, V. Shutthanandan, T. C. Kaspar, S. A. Chambers, “LaCrO3 Heteroepitaxy on SrTiO3 (001) by Molecular Beam Epitaxy,” Applied Physics Letters 99, 061904 (2011).

57.     L. Qiao, T. C. Droubay, T. C. Kaspar, P. V. Sushko, S. A. Chambers, “Cation Mixing, Band Offsets and Electrical Fields at LaAlO3/SrTiO3 (001) Heterojunction with variable La:Al atom ratio,” Surface Science 605, 1381 (2011). *PNNL/EMSL research highlight

58.     L. Qiao and X. F. Bi, “Dielectric Phase Transition and Relaxor Behavior in BaTiO3/LaNiO3 Superlattice,” CrystEngComm 13, 1693 (2011) *Royal Society of Chemistry Hot Article

59.     L. Qiao and X. F. Bi, “Enhanced Ferroelectricity of BaTiO3 Film by Optimizing its Conducting Electrode Layer,” Journal of Materials Chemistry 21, 6280 (2011). *Journal Back Cover

60.     L. Qiao and X. F. Bi, “Direct Observation of Ni3+ and Ni2+ in Correlated LaNiO3-δ Films,” Europhysics Letters 93, 57002 (2011).

61.     L. Qiao and X. F. Bi, “Direct Observation of Oxygen Vacancy and Its Effect on the Microstructure, Electronic and Transport Properties of Sputtered LaNiO3-δ Films on Si Substrates,” Thin Solid Films 519, 943 (2010).

62.     Liang Qiao, TC Droubay, V Shutthanandan, Zihua Zhu, PV Sushko, Scott A Chambers, “Thermodynamic Instability at the Stoichihometric LaAlO3/SrTiO3(001) Interface,”  Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 22, 312201 (2010). *Institute of Physics 2010 Highlights

63.     T. C. Droubay, L. Qiao, T. C. Kaspar, M. H. Engelhard, V, Shutthanandan, S. A. Chambers, “Nonstoichiometric Material Transfer in the Pulsed Laser Deposition of LaAlO3,,” Applied Physics Letters 97, 124105 (2010).

64.     L. Qiao and X. F. Bi, “Origin of Compressive Strain and Phase Transition Characteristics of Thin BaTiO3 Film Grown on LaNiO3/Si Substrate,” Physics Status Solidi A 207, 2511 (2010). *Journal Inside Cover

65.     Scott A Chambers, Mark H Engelhard, V Shutthanandan, Zihua Zhu, TC Droubay, Liang Qiao, PV Sushko, Tian Feng, Hang Don Lee, Torgny Gustafsson, Eric Garfunkel, AB Shah, J-M Zuo, QM Ramasse, “Intermixing, Instability and Electronic Structure at the Epitaxial LaAlO3/SrTiO3(001) Heterojunction,” Surface Science Reports 65, 317 (2010). *Invited review article

66.     L. Qiao and X. F. Bi, “Dielectric Behavior of BaTiO3-Ni Composite Ferroic Films,” Applied Physics A 95, 733 (2009).

67.     L. Qiao and X. F. Bi, “Effect of Different Buffer Layers on the Microstructure and Dielectric Properties of Different Buffer Layers on the Microstructure and Dielectric Properties of BaTiO3 Thin Films Grown on Si Substrates, Journal of Alloys and Compounds 477, 560 (2009).

68.     L. Qiao and X. F. Bi, “Effect of LaNiO3 Buffer Layer Thickness on the Microstructure and Electrical Properties of (100)-Oriented BaTiO3 Thin Films on Si Substrate,” Thin Solid Films 317, 3784 (2009).

69.     L. Qiao and X. F. Bi, “Microstructural Orientation, Strain State and Diffusive Phase Transition of Pure Argon Sputtered BaTiO3 Film,” Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 42, 175508 (2009).

70.     L. Qiao and X. F. Bi, “Microstructure and Grain Size Dependence of Ferroelectric Properties of BaTiO3 Thin Films on LaNiO3 Buffered Si,” Journal of European Ceramic Society 29, 1995 (2009).

71.     L. Qiao and X. F. Bi, “Nanostructure and Performance of Pt-LaNiO3 Composite Film for Ferroelectric Film Devices, Acta Materialia 57, 4109 (2009).

72.     L. Qiao and X. F. Bi, “Dielectric Response and Structure of In-Plane Tensile Strained BaTiO3 Thin Films Grown on the LaNiO3 Buffered Si Substrate,” Applied Physics Letters 92, 062912 (2008).

73.     L. Qiao and X. F. Bi, “Domain Configuration and Phase Transition for BaTiO3 Thin Films on Tensile Si Substrates,” Journal of Crystal Growth 310, 5327 (2008).

74.     L. Qiao et al., “Effect of Substrate Temperature on the Microstructure and Transport Properties of Highly (100)-Oriented LaNiO3-delta Films by Pure Argon Sputtering,” Journal of Crystal Growth 310, 3653 (2008).

75.     L. Qiao and X. F. Bi, “Evaluation of Magnetoelectric Coupling in a BaTiO3-Ni Composite Ferroic Film by Impedance Spectroscopy,” Applied Physics Letters 92, 214101 (2008).

76.     L. Qiao and X. F. Bi, “Microstructure and Electrical Properties of the Conductive Pt-LaNiO3 Composite Films Deposited with Co-Sputtering,” Applied Surface Science 255, 3170 (2008).

77.     L. Qiao and X. F. Bi, “Microstructure and Ferroelectric Properties of BaTiO3 Films on LaNiO3 Buffer Layers by RF Sputtering,” Journal of Crystal Growth 310, 2780 (2008).

78.     L. Qiao and X. F. Bi, “Strain State, Microstructure and Electrical Transport Properties of LaNiO3 Films Grown on Si Substrates,” Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 41, 195407 (2008).

79.     L. Qiao and X. F. Bi, “Crystallographic Texture of MgO and its effect on the growth of BaTiO3 thin films by RF sputtering,” Materials Science Forum 546-549, 2175(2007).

80.     X. H Cheng, L. Qiao, X. F. Bi, “Preparation and Microstructure of Highly-Oriented LaNiO3 Thin Films by RF Sputtering Method,” Chinese Journal of Aeronautics 19, S142 (2006).

F. S. Lu, L. Qiao, X. F. Bi, “Magnetic and Mechanical Properties of FeSi Alloys with High Si Content,” Transactions of Nonferrous Metals Society of China 16, S81 (2006).


·         Patents

1.       X. F. Bi, L. Qiao, X. H. Cheng, “Metal Platinum Doping LaNiO3 Composite Electrode and its Fabrication Method,” CN ZL1925190, 2007.

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