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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Materials Science D-index 93 Citations 33,568 510 World Ranking 537 National Ranking 219
Chemistry D-index 97 Citations 33,509 554 World Ranking 546 National Ranking 252

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Awards & Achievements

2019 - Fellow of the Materials Research Society For groundbreaking work on low-dimensional ice and clathrate gas hydrates, structures of ligand-covered gold clusters, catalysis with surface-supported gold and metal clusters and computational design of low-dimensional materials.

2007 - Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

2004 - Fellow of John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Quantum mechanics
  • Organic chemistry
  • Oxygen

Xiao Cheng Zeng mostly deals with Nanotechnology, Crystallography, Density functional theory, Monolayer and Chemical physics. His Graphene study in the realm of Nanotechnology interacts with subjects such as Fabrication. Xiao Cheng Zeng has included themes like Ion, Metal and Cluster in his Crystallography study.

His Density functional theory study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Functional group, Molecule, Catalysis and Adsorption. His Monolayer research incorporates elements of Condensed matter physics, Heterojunction, Order of magnitude and Electric field. In the field of Condensed matter physics, his study on Band gap overlaps with subjects such as Zigzag.

His most cited work include:

  • Formation of ordered ice nanotubes inside carbon nanotubes. (814 citations)
  • Defect passivation in hybrid perovskite solar cells using quaternary ammonium halide anions and cations (721 citations)
  • Bilayer Phosphorene: Effect of Stacking Order on Bandgap and Its Potential Applications in Thin-Film Solar Cells (561 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

His primary areas of study are Crystallography, Chemical physics, Nanotechnology, Density functional theory and Condensed matter physics. The Crystallography study which covers Ab initio quantum chemistry methods that intersects with Ab initio. His biological study deals with issues like Molecular dynamics, which deal with fields such as Phase and Nucleation.

Xiao Cheng Zeng works mostly in the field of Nanotechnology, limiting it down to topics relating to Band gap and, in certain cases, Monolayer, as a part of the same area of interest. Photochemistry is closely connected to Catalysis in his research, which is encompassed under the umbrella topic of Density functional theory. His study in Condensed matter physics is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both van der Waals force and Electric field.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Crystallography (23.20%)
  • Chemical physics (23.20%)
  • Nanotechnology (21.52%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2017-2021)?

  • Chemical physics (23.20%)
  • Catalysis (9.41%)
  • Monolayer (18.04%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

His scientific interests lie mostly in Chemical physics, Catalysis, Monolayer, Molecular dynamics and Optoelectronics. Xiao Cheng Zeng combines subjects such as Phase transition, Intermolecular force, Wide-bandgap semiconductor, van der Waals force and Amorphous ice with his study of Chemical physics. His Catalysis study incorporates themes from Electrocatalyst, Oxygen reduction reaction, Photochemistry, Oxygen evolution and Chemical engineering.

His studies in Monolayer integrate themes in fields like Lattice constant, Bilayer, Semiconductor, Condensed matter physics and Density functional theory. As a member of one scientific family, he mostly works in the field of Density functional theory, focusing on Molecular physics and, on occasion, Cluster and Atom. His Cluster study combines topics in areas such as Crystallography and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy.

Between 2017 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • A universal principle for a rational design of single-atom electrocatalysts (371 citations)
  • A universal principle for a rational design of single-atom electrocatalysts (371 citations)
  • Tailoring Passivation Molecular Structures for Extremely Small Open-Circuit Voltage Loss in Perovskite Solar Cells (194 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Quantum mechanics
  • Organic chemistry
  • Oxygen

Xiao Cheng Zeng spends much of his time researching Catalysis, Optoelectronics, Perovskite, Chemical physics and Chemical engineering. His research in Catalysis intersects with topics in Electrocatalyst, Inorganic chemistry, Redox, Photochemistry and Oxygen evolution. His work carried out in the field of Electrocatalyst brings together such families of science as Density functional theory, Charge density and Graphene.

In general Optoelectronics, his work in Band gap, Semiconductor and Orders of magnitude is often linked to Electric power system linking many areas of study. His Band gap research includes themes of Monolayer, Bilayer, Electron mobility and Absorption. The study incorporates disciplines such as Doping, Luminescence, Electric field, Aerosol and Wide-bandgap semiconductor in addition to Chemical physics.

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Best Publications

Formation of ordered ice nanotubes inside carbon nanotubes.

Kenichiro Koga;G. T. Gao;G. T. Gao;Hideki Tanaka;Xiao Cheng Zeng.
Nature (2001)

1069 Citations

Defect passivation in hybrid perovskite solar cells using quaternary ammonium halide anions and cations

Xiaopeng Zheng;Bo Chen;Jun Dai;Yanjun Fang.
Nature Energy (2017)

742 Citations

Bilayer Phosphorene: Effect of Stacking Order on Bandgap and Its Potential Applications in Thin-Film Solar Cells

Jun Dai;Xiao Cheng Zeng.
Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters (2014)

651 Citations

Phosphorene Nanoribbons, Phosphorus Nanotubes, and van der Waals Multilayers

Hongyan Guo;Hongyan Guo;Ning Lu;Ning Lu;Jun Dai;Xiaojun Wu.
Journal of Physical Chemistry C (2014)

472 Citations

Two-Dimensional Boron Monolayer Sheets

Xiaojun Wu;Jun Dai;Yu Zhao;Zhiwen Zhuo.
ACS Nano (2012)

454 Citations

Planar-to-tubular structural transition in boron clusters: B20 as the embryo of single-walled boron nanotubes.

Boggavarapu Kiran;Boggavarapu Kiran;Satya S. Bulusu;Hua-Jin Zhai;Hua-Jin Zhai;Soohaeng Yoo.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (2005)

450 Citations

High-gain and low-driving-voltage photodetectors based on organolead triiodide perovskites.

Rui Dong;Yanjun Fang;Jungseok Chae;Jungseok Chae;Jun Dai.
Advanced Materials (2015)

442 Citations

Coexistence and transition between Cassie and Wenzel state on pillared hydrophobic surface

Takahiro Koishi;Kenji Yasuoka;Shigenori Fujikawa;Toshikazu Ebisuzaki.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (2009)

380 Citations

Evidence of hollow golden cages

Satya S. Bulusu;Xi Li;Lai-Sheng Wang;Xiao Cheng Zeng.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (2006)

373 Citations

Gas–liquid nucleation in Lennard‐Jones fluids

X. C. Zeng;David W. Oxtoby.
Journal of Chemical Physics (1991)

348 Citations

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