Highlights

32. Triangular and Fibonacci number patterns driven by stress on core/shell microstructures. Science 309, 909 (2005).
102. Electric-field control of tri-state phase transformation with a selective dual-ion switch. Nature 546, 124 (2017).
127. Enhanced low-temperature proton conductivity in hydrogen-intercalated brownmillerite oxide. Nature Energy 7, 1208 (2022).

 

2021-Present

 

136. Transparent conducting TiO2 thin film induced by electric-field controlled hydrogen ion intercalation. Y.Q. Wang, G.H. Cai, Z.F. Chen, H.N. Peng, Q.H. Zhang, L. Gao, M.T. Zhu, X.Y. Lyu, C. Lu, J. Liu, M.C. Li, K.Y. Liang, P.Y. Liu, L. Wang, H.Y. Tao, J.Y. Song, Q. Wang, A.L. Ji, M. Liu*, C.R. Li*, L. Gu, P. Yu, Z.X. Cao, N.P. Lu*. Advanced Electronic Materials 2400029 (2024).

135. 8-inch Wafer-scale Epitaxial Monolayer MoS2. H. Yu, L.F. Huang, L.Y. Zhou, Y.L. Peng, X.Z. Li, P. Yin, J.J. Zhao, M.T. Zhu, S.P. Wang, J.Y. Liu, H.Y. Du, J. Tang, S.G. Zhang, Y.C. Zhou, N.P. Lu, K.H. Liu, N. Li, G.Y. Zhang. Advanced Materials 2402855 (2024).

134. Freestanding Crystalline β-Ga2O3 Flexible Membrane Obtained via Lattice Epitaxy Engineering for High-Performance Optoelectronic Device. C. Lu, M.C. Li, L. Gao, Q.H. Zhang, M.T. Zhu, X.Y. Lyu, Y.Q. Wang, J. Liu, P.Y. Liu, L. Wang, H.Y. Tao, J.Y. Song, A.L. Ji, P.G. Li, L. Gu, Z.X. Cao, and N.P. Lu*.  ACS Nano 18, 5374 (2024).

133. Epitaxy of wafer-scale single-crystal MoS2 monolayer via buffer layer control. L. Li, Q.Q. Wang, F.F. Wu, Q.L. Xu, J.P. Tian, Z.H. Huang, Q.H. Wang, X. Zhao, Q.H. Zhang, Q.K. Fan, X.Z. Li, Y.L. Peng, Y.K. Zhang, K.S. Ji, A.M. Zhi, H.C. Sun, M.T. Zhu, J.D. Zhu, N.P. Lu, Y. Lu, S.P. Wang, X.D. Bai, Y. Xu, W. Yang, N. Li, D.X. Shi, L.D. Xian, K.H. Liu, L.J. Du, G.Y. Zhang. Nature Communications 15, 1825 (2024).

132. Unveiling strong ion-electron-lattice coupling and electronic antidoping in hydrogenated perovskite nickelate. L. Gao, H.M. Wang, F.Q. Meng, H.N. Peng, X.Y. Lyu, M.T. Zhu, Y.Q. Wang, C. Lu, J. Liu, T. Lin, A.L. Ji, Q.H. Zhang, L. Gu, P. Yu, S. Meng, Z.X. Cao, N.P. Lu*.  Advanced Materials 2300617 (2023).
131. Facile Pathways to Synthesize Perovskite Strontium Cobalt Oxides. S.C. Lu, F. Yin, Y.J. Wang, N.P. Lu, L. Gao, H.N. Peng, Y.J. Lyu, Y.W. Long, J. Li, and P. Yu. Advanced Functional Materials 33, 2210377 (2023).
130. Enhanced Magnetization in CoFe2O4 Through Hydrogen Doping. Z.L. Li, Y.J. Lyu, Z. Ran, Y.J. Wang, Y. Zhang, N.P. Lu, M. Wang, M. Sassi, T.D. Ha, A.T. N’Diaye, P. Shafer, C. Pearce, K. Rosso, E. Arenholz, J-Y. Juang, Q. He, Y-H. Chu, W.D. Luo, P. Yu. Advanced Functional Materials 2212298 (2023).
129. Epitaxial growth of a Ga2O3(−201) oriented thin film on a threefold symmetrical SrTiO3 (111) substrate for heterogeneous integration. C. Lu, L. Gao, F.Q. Meng, Q.H. Zhang, L.H. Yang, Z. Liu, M.T. Zhu, X.K. Chen, X.Y. Lyu, Y.Q. Wang, J. Liu, A.L. Ji, P.G. Li*, L. Gu, Z.X. Cao, N.P. Lu*. Journal of Applied Physics 133, 045306 (2023).
128. Emergent weak antilocalization and wide-temperature-range electronic phase diagram in epitaxial RuO2 thin film. J. Liu, L. Gao, Y.T. Zou, T. Lin, M.T. Zhu, X.Y. Lyu, C. Lu, Y.Q. Wang, A.L. Ji, Q.H. Zhang, Z.G. Cheng, L. Gu, Z.X. Cao, N.P. Lu*.  Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 35 405603 (2023).
127. Enhanced low-temperature proton conductivity in hydrogen-intercalated brownmillerite oxide. N.P. Lu, Z. Zhang, Y.J. Wang, H.B. Li, S. Qiao, B. Zhao, Q. He, S.C. Lu, C. Li, Y.S. Wu, M.T. Zhu, X.Y. Lyu, X.K. Chen, Z.L. Li, M. Wang, J.Z. Zhang, S.C. Tsang, J.W. Guo, S.Z. Yang, J.B. Zhang, K. Deng, D. Zhang, J. Ma, J. Ren, Y. Wu, J.Y. Zhu, S.Y. Zhou, Y. Tokura, C.W. Nan, J. Wu, P. Yu. Nature Energy 7, 1208 (2022). 
126. Manipulating the insulator–metal transition through tip-induced hydrogenation. L.L. Li, M. Wang, Y.D. Zhang, Y. Zhang, F. Zhang, Y.S. Wu, Y.J. Wang, Y.J. Lyu, N.P. Lu, G.P. Wang, H.N. Peng, S.C. Shen, Y,G. Du, Z.H. Zhu, C.W. Nan, P. Yu. Nature Materials 21, 1246 (2022).
125. A Generic Sacrificial Layer for Wide-Range Freestanding Oxides with Modulated Magnetic Anisotropy. H.N. Peng, N.P. Lu*, S.Z. Yang, Y.J. Lyu, Z.W. Liu, Y.F. Bu, S.C. Shen, M.Q. Li, Z.L. Li, L. Gao, S.C. Lu, M. Wang, H. Cao, H. Zhou, P. Gao, H.H. Chen, P. Yu. Advanced Functional Materials 2111907 (2022).
124. Diffusions in Aqueous Solutions with Multivalent Cations and Especially in Cationic First Hydration Shell. Jinbing Zhang, Jie Cui, Fengping Wang, Junfeng Xiang, Zexian Cao, and Qiang Wang. Journal of Physics Chemistry B 126, 3585 (2022).
123. A review of metal–semiconductor contacts for β-Ga2O3. C. Lu, X.Q. Ji, Z. Liu, X Yan, N.P. Lu*, P.G. Li*, W.H. Tang.  Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 55 463002 (2022).
122. New State-Diagram of Aqueous Solutions Unveiling Ionic Hydration, Antiplasticization, and Structural Heterogeneities in LiTFSI−H2O. Jinbing Zhang, Fengping Wang, Zexian Cao, and Qiang Wang. Journal of Physics Chemistry B 125, 13041 (2021)
121. Atomic-Scale Observation of Structure Transition from Brownmillerite to Infinite Layer in SrFeO2.5 Thin Films. Liang Zhu, Lei Gao, Lifen Wang*, Zhi Xu, Jianlin Wang, Xiaomin Li, Lei Liao, Tongtong Huang, Hailing Huang, Ailing Ji, Nianpeng Lu*, Zexian Cao, Qian Li, Ji-Rong Sun, Pu Yu, Xuedong Bai*. Chemistry of Materials 33, 3113 (2021) 
120. Manipulate the Electronic State of Mott Iridate Superlattice through Protonation Induced Electron-Filling. Meng Wang, Lin Hao, Fang Yin, Xin Yang, Shengchun Shen, Nianlong Zou, Hui Cao, Junyi Yang, Nianpeng Lu, Yongshun Wu, Jianbing Zhang, Hua Zhou, Jia Li, Jian Liu, and Pu Yu. Advanced Functional Materials 2100261 (2021)
119. 量子体系的相空间规范变换. 汪克林, 高先龙, 曹则贤. 物理 50, 177 (2021)
118. New understanding on the principle of earthquake. Kunquan Lu & Zexian Cao. International Journal of Modern Physics B 35, 2150013 (2021)
117. Tracing the ionic evolution during ILG induced phase transformation in strontium cobaltite thin films. Lei Gao, Xiaokun Chen, Xiangyu Lyu, Guiping Ji, Zhanfen Chen, Mingtong Zhu, Xun Cao, Chaorong Li, Ailing Ji, Zexian Cao, Nianpeng Lu*. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 33, 104004 (2021)

 

2016-2020

 

116. Effects of water on the structure and transport properties of room temperature ionic liquids and concentrated electrolyte solutions. Jinbing Zhang, Qiang Wang, and Zexian Cao. Chinese Physics B 29, 087804 (2020)
115. Robust Ferromagnetism in Highly Strained SrCoO3 Thin Films. Yujia Wang, Qing He, Wenmei Ming, Mao-Hua Du, Nianpeng Lu, Clodomiro Cafolla, Jun Fujioka, Qinghua Zhang, Ding Zhang, Shengchun Shen, Yingjie Lyu, Alpha T. N’Diaye, Elke Arenholz, Lin Gu, Cewen Nan, Yoshinori Tokura, Satoshi Okamoto, and Pu Yu. Physcal Review X 10, 021030 (2020) 
114. Reversible manipulation of the magnetic state in SrRuO3 through electric-field controlled proton evolution. Zhuolu Li, Shengchun Shen, Zijun Tian, Kyle Hwangbo, Meng Wang, Yujia Wang, F. Michael Bartram, Liqun He, Yingjie Lyu, Yongqi Dong, Gang Wan, Haobo Li, Nianpeng Lu, Jiadong Zang, Hua Zhou, Elke Arenholz, Qing He, Luyi Yang, Weidong Luo, Pu Yu. Nature Communications 11, 184 (2020).
113. Panoramic view of particle morphology for growth mechanism exploration: A case study of micron-sized five-fold twinned Ag particles from vapor condensation. Guiping Ji, Ailing Ji, Nianpeng Lu, Zexian Cao. Journal of Crystal Growth 533, 125459 (2020).
112. Electric Field–Controlled Multistep Proton Evolution in HxSrCoO2.5 with Formation of H–H Dimer. Hao-Bo Li, Feng Lou, Yujia Wang, Yang Zhang, Qinghua Zhang, Dong Wu, Zhuolu Li, Meng Wang, Tongtong Huang, Yingjie Lyu, Jingwen Guo, Tianzhe Chen, Yang Wu, Elke Arenholz, Nianpeng Lu, Nanlin Wang, Qing He, Lin Gu, Jing Zhu, Ce-Wen Nan, Xiaoyan Zhong, Hongjun Xiang, and Pu Yu. Advanced Science 1901432 (2019).
111. Origin of the anomalous Hall effect in SrCoO3 thin films. Ding Zhang, Yujia Wang, Nianpeng Lu, Xuelei Sui, Yong Xu, Pu Yu and Qi-Kun Xue. Physcal Review B 100, 060403(R) (2019).
110. Tuning the electronic properties of epitaxial strained CaFeO3-delta thin films. Tongtong Huang, Yujia Wang, Haobo Li, Meng Wang, Yingjie Lyu, Shengchun Shen, Nianpeng Lu, Qing He and Pu Yu. Applied Physics Letters 114, 221907 (2019).
109. Synergy of orientational relaxation of bound water and confined water in ice cold-crystallization. Qiang Wang, Xiao Huang, Wei Guo, Zexian Cao. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 21, 10293 (2019).
108. Formation and morphology evolution of icosahedral and decahedral silver crystallites from vapor deposition in view of symmetry misfit. Guiping Ji, Ailing Ji, Nianpeng Lu, Zexian Cao. Journal of Crystal Growth 518, 89 (2019).
107. Manipulate the Electronic and Magnetic States in NiCo2O4 Films through Electric-Field Induced Protonation at Elevated Temperature. M. Wang, X. Sui, Y. Wang, Y.-H. Juan, Y. Lyu, H. Peng, T. Huang, S. Shen, C. Guo, J. Zhang, Z. Li, H.-B. Li, N. Lu, A. T. N’Diaye, E. Arenholz, S. Zhou, Q. He, Y.-H. Chu, W. Duan, P. Yu. Advanced Materials 1900458 (2019).
106. Electric-field Control of Ionic Evolution in Complex Oxides. N Lu, M Wang, P Yu. AAPPS Bulletin 28, 16 (2018).
105. Anomalous Hall effect and spin fluctuations in ionic liquid gated SrCoO3 thin films. Ding Zhang, Hiroaki Ishizuka, Nianpeng Lu, Yujia Wang, Naoto Nagaosa, P. Yu, Qi-Kun Xue. Physcal Review B 97, 184433 (2018). 
104. Accurate quantification of hydration number for polyethylene glycol molecules. Wei Guo, Lishan Zhao, Xin Gao, Zexian Cao and Qiang Wang. Chinese Physics B 27, 055101 (2018). 
103. Metal-semiconductor transtion at a comparable resistivity level and positive magnetoresistance in Mn3Mn1-xPdxN thin films. Teng Xu, Guiping Ji, Zexian Cao, Ailing Ji. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 51, 055303 (2018).
102. Electric-field control of tri-state phase transformation with a selective dual-ion switch. N. P. Lu, P. Zhang, Q. Zhang, R. Qiao, Q. He, H. –B. Li, Y. J. Wang, J. W. Guo, D. Zhang, Z. Duan, Z. L. Li, M. Wang, S. Z. Yang, M. Z. Yan, E. Arenholz, S. Y. Zhou, W. L. Yang, L. Gu, C. W. Nan, J. Wu, Y. Tokura, P. Yu. Nature 546, 124(2017).
101. Electric-field control of ferromagnetism through oxygen ion gating. H. B. Li, N. P. Lu, Q. Zhang, Y. J. Wang, D. Q. Feng, T. Z. Chen, S. Z. Yang, Z. Duan, Z. L. Li, Y. J. Shi, W. C. Wang, W. H. Wang, K. Jin, H. Liu, J. Ma, L. Gu, C. W. Nan and P. Yu. Nature Communications 8, 2156 (2017).
100. Engineering magnetism at functional oxide interfaces: manganites and beyond. D. Yi, N. P. Lu, X. G. Chen, S. C. Shen and P. Yu. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter 29, 443004 (2017). (Invited Review) 
99. Electric-Field Controlled Phase Transformation in WO3 Thin Films through Hydrogen Evolution. M. Wang, S. Shen, J. Y. Ni, N. P. Lu, Z. L. Li, H. B. Li, S. Z. Yang, T. Z. Chen, J. W. Guo, Y. J. Wang, H. J. Xiang and P. Yu. Advanced Materials 1703628 (2017).
98. Atomic-resolution imaging of electrically induced oxygen vacancy migration and phase transformation in SrCoO2.5-σ.  Q. H. Zhang, X. He, J. N. Shi, N. P. Lu, H. B. Li, Q. Yu, Z. Zhang, L. Q. Chen, B. Morris, Q. Xu, P. Yu, L. Gu, K. J. Jin and C. W. Nan. Nature Communications 8, 104 (2017).
97. Glass transition behavior of ternary disaccharide-ethylene glycol-water solutions. Tongxu Yu, Lishan Zhao, Qiang Wang, Zexian Cao. Chemical Physics Letters 677, 172-177 (2017). 
96. Minimum Vertex-type Sequence Indexing for Clusters on Square Lattice. Longguang Liao,Yujun Zhao, Zexian Cao, Xiaobao Yang. Scientific Reports 7, 392 (2017). 
95. Mutual Effects of Glycerol and Inorganic Salts on Their Hydration Abilities. Lishan Zhao, Liqing Pan, Zexian Cao, Qiang Wang. J. Phys. Chem. B 120, 13112-13117 (2016). 
94. Lattice extension in Cu3NMgx thin films and the induced effect. T. Xu, Z.X. Cao, A.L. Ji. J. Alloys Compd.  685, 423-427 (2016).
93. The decisive role of free water in determining homogeneous ice nucleation behavior of aqueous solutions. Wang Qiang, Lishan Zhao, Chenxi Li and Zexian Cao. Sci. Rep. 6, 26831 (2016). 
92. Droplet impact behavior on heated micro-patterned surfaces. Wenbin Zhang, Tongxu Yu, Jing Fan, Weijie Sun and Zexian Cao. J. Appl. Phys. 119, 114901 (2016).
91. Confinement-induced vitrification of aqueous sodium chloride solutions. Lishan Zhao, Liqing Pan, Zexian Cao, Qiang Wang. Chem. Phys. Lett.  647, 170-174 (2016).
90. Ternary Mn3NMn1-xAgx compound filmsof nearly constant electrical resistivity and their magnetic transport behaviour. N P Lu, T Xu, Z X Cao and A L Ji. J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys.  49, 045308 (2016).

 

2011-2015

 

89. Glass transition of aqueous solutions involving annealing-induced ice recrystallization resolves liquid-liquid transition puzzle of water. Li-Shan Zhao, Ze-Xian Cao and Qiang Wang. Sci. Rep.  5, 15714 (2015). 
88. Nanosecond-resolved discharge processes revealing detailed mechanisms of nonequilibrium atmospheric-pressure plasma jet of helium. Nan Jiang, Xianjun Shao, Guanjun Zhang and Zexian Cao. IEEE T. Plasma Sci.  43,2212 (2015).
87. A surface curvature oscillation model for vapour–liquid–solid growth of periodic one-dimensional nanostructures. Hui Wang, Jian-Tao Wang, Ze-Xian Cao, Wen-Jun Zhan, Chun-Sing Lee, Shuit-Tong Lee and Xiao-Hong Zhang. Nat. Commun. 6,6412 (2015).
86. On the mechanism of earthquake (in Chinese). Lu Kun-Quan, Cao Ze-Xian, Hou Mei-Ying, Jiang Ze-Hui, Shen Rong, Wang Qiang, Sun Gang and Liu Ji-Xing. Acta Phys. Sin.  63, 219101 (2014).
85. Directional scaling symmetry of high-symmetry two-dimensional lattices. Longguang Liao and Zexian Cao. Sci. Rep. 4, 6193 (2014). 
84. Water science on the molecular scale: new insights into the characteristics. Jun Hu, and Zexian Cao. Natl. Sci. Rev. 1, 179-181 (2014). 
83. Intermediate sp-hybridization for chemical bonds in nonplanar covalent molecules of carbon. Cao Zexian. Chin. Phys. B  23, 063102 (2014). (first compiled in 1999). 
82. Influence of Penning effect on the plasma features in a non-equilibrium atmospheric pressure plasma jet. Zhengshi Chang, Nan Jiang, Guanjun Zhang and Zexian Cao. J. Appl. Phys.  115, 103301 (2014). (PDF)  
81. Nearly Constant Electrical Resistance over Large Temperature Range in Cu3NMx(M=Cu, Ag, Au) Compounds. Nianpeng Lu, Ailing Ji and Zexian Cao. Sci. Rep. 3,3090 (2013). 
80. Ring deposition of drying suspension droplets (in Chinese). Wenbin Zhang, Longguang Liao, Tongxu Yu and Ailing Ji. Acta Phys. Sin.  62,196102 (2013).
79. Ring formation from a drying sessile colloidal droplet. Wenbin Zhang, Tongxu Yu, Longguang Liao and Zexian Cao. AIP Advances 3,102109 (2013).
78. Time-resolved photoluminescence from Si-in-SiNx/Si-in-SiC quantum well-dot structures. Rao Huang, Yun Du, Ailing Ji and Zexian Cao. Optical Materials 35,2414-2417 (2013). 
77. A self-similar transformation for a dodecagonal quasiperiodic covering with T-clusters. Longguang Liao, Wenbin Zhang, Tongxu Yu and Zexian Cao. J. Phys. A: Math. Theor. 46, 245205 (2013).
76. Growth of nano- and microcrystalline silicon thin films at low temperature by pulsed electron depositon. N.P. Lu, L.G. Liao, W.B. Zhang, T.X. Yu, A.L. Ji and Z.X. Cao. J. Cryst. Growth 375,67-72 (2013). 
75. lectrical properties and thermal stability of Pd-doped copper nitride films. A. L. Ji, N. P. Lu, L. Gao, W. B. Zhang, L. G. Liao and Z. X. Cao. J. Appl. Phys. 113,043705 (2013). 
74. A single cluster covering for dodecagonal quasiperiodic ship tiling. Liao Longguang, Zhang Wenbin, Yu Tongxu and Cao Zexian. Chin. Phys. Lett. 30, 026103 (2013).
73. Comparative study on the atmospheric pressure plasma jets of helium and argon. Xianjun Shao, Nan Jiang, Guanjun Zhang and Zexian Cao. Appl. Phys. Lett. 101, 253509 (2012).
72. Nanoparticle enhanced evaporation of liquids: A case study of silicone oil and water. Wenbin Zhang, Rong Shen, Kunquan Lu, Ailing Ji and Zexian Cao. AIP Advances  2, 042119(2012).
71. Nanocrystalline Si:H thin films grown at room temperature with plasma-enhanced chemical vapour deposition at a very high pressure. L. Gao, N. P. Lu, L. G. Liao, A. L. Ji and Z. X. Cao. J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 45, 335104(2012).
70. Coordination variation of hydrated Cu2+/Br1- ions traversing the interfacial water in mesopores. Q. Wang, X. F. Huang, C. X. Li, L. Q. Pan, Z. H. Wu, T. D. Hu, Z. Jiang, Y. Y. Huang, Z. X. Cao, G. Sun and K. Q. Lu. AIP Advances  2, 022107(2012).
69. Fast vapor phase growth of SiO2 nanowires via surface-flow on Ag core/SiO2 shell structure. Lei Gao, Ailing Ji, Nianpeng Lu, Chaorong Li, and Zexian Cao. AIP Advances  2, 012187 (2012).
68. Investigationof Helium Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Jet by Schlieren Visualization. Nan Jiang, Jinglong Yang, Feng He and Zexian Cao. IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science  39,11 (2011). 
67. Helium corona-assisted air discharge. Nan Jiang, Lei Gao, Ailing Ji and Zexian Cao. J. Appl. Phys. 110, 083301 (2011).  
66. Insertion of Zn atoms into Cu3N lattice: Structure distortion and modification of electronic properties. L. Gao, A.L. Ji, W.B. Zhang and Z.X. Cao. Journal of Crystal Growth  321, 157-161 (2011).
65. Interplayof discharge and gas flow in atmospheric pressure plasma jets. Nan Jiang, Jinglong Yang, Feng He, and Zexian Cao. J. Appl. Phys. 109, 093305 (2011).
64. Polyhedral to nearly spherical morphology transformation of silver microcrystals grown from vapor phase. C.R. Li, N.P. Lu, J. Mei, W. J. Dong, Y.Y. Zheng, L. Gao, K. Tsukamoto, and Z.X. Cao. Journal of Crystal Growth 314, 324-330 (2011).
63. Decahedral and icosahedral twin crystals of silver: Formation and morphology evolution. C.R. Li, N.P. Lu, Q. Yu, J. Mei, W.J. Dong, J.L. Fu, and Z.X.Cao. Journal of Crystal Growth 319, 88-95(2011).
62. Cao Zexian, Thin Film Growth--Physics, materials and applications, Woodhead Publishing in Materials, 2011.

 

2006-2010

 

61. Cao Zexian. Etymologicon for Chinese Physics Learners (物理学咬文嚼字), World Scientific, Singapore 2010. 
60. Crystalline thin films of stoichiometric Cu3N and intercalated Cu3NMx(M=metals): Growth and physical properties. Ailing Ji, Du Yun, Lei Gao, and Zexian Cao. Phys. Status Solidi A 207, 2769-2780 (2010). 
59. Atomspheric preesure plasma jets beyond ground electrode as charge overflow in a dielectric barrier discharge setup. Nan Jiang, Ailing Ji, and Zexian Cao. J. Appl. Phys. 108, 033302 (2010). 
58. Polar-molecule-dominated electrorheological fluids featuring high yield stresses. Rong Shen, Xuezhao Wang,Yang Lu, De Wang, Gang Sun, Zexian Cao and Kunquan Lu. Adv. Mater. 21, 4631-4635 (2009).
57. Stressed triangular tessellations and Fibonacci parastichousspirals on Ag core/SiO2 shell microstructures. Chao-Rong Li, Ai-ling Ji, Lei Gao and Ze-xian Cao. Adv. Mater. 21, 4652-4657 (2009).
56. Atmospheric pressure plasma jet: Effect of electrode configuration, discharge behavior, and its formation mechanism. Nan Jiang, Ailing Ji and Zexian Cao. J. Appl. Phys. 106, 013308 (2009).
55. Stressed patterns on core/shell microstructures (in Chinese). Gao L, Ji A L, Li C R and Cao Z X. Chinese Sci Bull (invited), No.7, 849-860 (2009).
54. Effect of aluminum supply on aluminum-induced crystallization of amorphous silicon at low temperature. Rui Song, Rulong Liu and Zexian Cao. Phys. Status Solidi C 6, No.3, 663-668 (2009).
53. Stress-driven buckling patterns in spheroidal core/shell structures. Jie Yin, Zexian Cao, Chaorong Li, Izhak Sheinman, and Xi Chen. PNAS 105, 19132 (2008). 
52. Stressed triangular lattices on micro sized spherical surfaces and their defect management. C. R. Li, W. J. Dong, L. Gao and Z. X. Cao. Appl. Phys. Lett. 93,034108 (2008).
51. Large anisotropy of spin polarization in Heusler alloy Ni2MnGa induced by martensitic transformation. Z. Y. Zhu, H. W. Zhang, S. F. Xu, J. L. Chen, Z. X. Cao and G. H. Wu. J. Appl. Phys. 103, 093704(2008).
50. Effect of well confinement on photoluminescence feature from silicon nanoparticles embedded in a SiC/SiNx multilayered structure. Rao Huang, Libo Ma, Yun Du, Lei Gao, Chaorong Li, Cailan Yu,Jianping Ye and Zexian Cao. Nanotechnology 19, 255402 (2008).
49. Self-Assembled Triangular and Labyrinth Buckling Patterns of Thin Films on Spherical Substrates. Guoxin Cao, Xi Chen, Chaorong Li, Ailing Ji and Zexian Cao. Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 036102(2008). 
48.  Combined giant inverse and normal magnetocaloric effect for room-temperature magnetic cooling. Xixiang Zhang, Bei Zhang, Shuyun Yu, Zhuhong Liu, Wenjin Xu,Guodong Liu, Jinglan Chen, Zexian Cao and Guangheng Wu. Phys. Rev. B 76,132403 (2007).
47. Growthof nearly one nanometer large silicon particles in silicon carbide and their quantum-confined photoluminescence features. R. Huang, L.B. Ma, R. Song, Y. Du, H.J. Shi, J.P. Ye, Y. Lin and Z.X. Cao. Nanotechnology 18, 445605 (2007).
46. Effect of oxygen inclusion on microstructure and thermal stability of copper nitride thin films. Y. Du, R. Huang, R. Song, L.B. Ma, C. Liu, C.R. Li and Z.X. Cao. J. Mater. Res. 22 (11), 3052-3057(2007).
45. Giant magnetothermal conductivity in the Ni-Mn-In ferromagnetic shape memory alloys. B. Zhang, X.X. Zhang, S.Y. Yu, J.L. Chen, Z.X. Cao, and G.H. Wu. Appl. Phys.Lett. 91,012510 (2007).
44. Magnetic field-induced martensitic transformationand large magnetoresistance in NiCoMnSb alloys. S.Y. Yu, L. Ma, G.D. Liu, Z.H. Liu, J.L. Chen, Z.X. Cao, G.H. Wu, B. Zhang and X.X. Zhang. Appl. Phys. Lett. 90, 242501 (2007). 
43. Photoluminescence from Er-doped Si-in-SiNx thin films. L. F. Bian, C. G. Zhang, W. D. Chen, C. C. Hsu, L. B. Ma, R. Song and Z. X. Cao. Optical Materials 29,1071-1074 (2007).
42. Exceptionally large third-order optical susceptibility Ag:SrBi2Nb2O9 composite films. Rui Song, Dongyi Guan, Libo Ma and Zexian Cao. Materials Letters 61,1537-1540 (2007).
41. Orogenic movement mechanism for the formation features in copper nitride thin films. A.L. Ji, Y. Du, C.R. Li, Y.Q. Wang and Z.X. Cao. J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B 25 (1),208-212 (2007).
39. Stressed Fibonacci spiral patterns of definite chirality. Chaorong Li, Ailing Ji and Zexian Cao. Appl. Phys. Lett. 90, 164102(2007). 
38. Visible light emission from innate silicon nanocrystals in an oxide matrix grown at low temperature. Z X Cao, R Song, L B Ma, Y Du, A L Ji and Y Q Wang. Nanotechnology 17, 2073-2077 (2006).
37. Growth of stoichiometric Cu3N thin films by reactive magnetron sputtering. A.L. Ji, R. Huang, Y. Du, C.R. Li, Y.Q. Wang and Z.X. Cao. Journal of Crystal Growth 295, 79-83 (2006).
36. Large magnetoresistance in single-crystallineNi50Mn50–xInx alloys (x=14–16) upon martensitic transformation. S. Y. Yu, Z. H. Liu, G. D. Liu, J. L. Chen, Z. X. Cao, G. H. Wu, B. Zhang and X. X. Zhang. Appl. Phys. Lett. 89, 162503 (2006).

35. Ternary Cu3NPdx exhibiting invariant electrical resistivity over 200 K. Ailing Ji, Chaorong Li and Zexian Cao. Appl. Phys. Lett. 89,252120 (2006).
34. Blue-violet photoluminescence from amorphous Si-in-SiNx thin films with external quantum efficiency in percentages. L.B. Ma, R. Song, Y.M. Miao, C.R. Li, Y.Q. Wang, and Z.X. Cao. Appl. Phys. Lett. 88, 093102 (2006).

 

2001-2005

 

33. Superplasticity of copper nitride thin films arising from crystallite gliding. A. L. Ji, C. R. Li, Y. Du, L. B. Ma, R. Song and Z. X. Cao. Nanotechnology 16, 2092-2095 (2005).
32. Triangular and Fibonacci number patterns driven by stress on core/shell microstructures. C. R. Li, X. N. Zhang and Z. X. Cao. Science 309, 909-911 (2005).
31. Characteristic of microscopic shape memory effect in a CuAlNi alloy by nanoindentation. C. Liu, Y. P. Zhao, Q. P. Sun, T. X. Yu, Z.X. Cao. J. Mater. Sci. 40,1501-1504 (2005). 
30. Electrical conductivity and photoreflectance of substoichiometrical copper nitride thin films deposited at low temperature. Y. Du, A. L. Ji, L. B. Ma, Y. Q. Wang, Z.X. Cao. J. Cryst. Growth 280, 490-494 (2005).
29. Exploring extreme particle density and size for blue photoluminescence from as-deposited amorphous Si-in-SiNx films. Cheng Liu, Chaorong Li, Ailing Ji, Libo Ma, Yongqian Wang, Zexian Cao. Appl. Phys. Lett. 86, 223111 (2005).
28. Effect of substrate temperature on growth of Al-C-N thin films by reactive magnetron sputtering. A.L. Ji, Y. Du, L.B. Ma, and Z.X. Cao. J. Cryst. Growth 279, 420-424 (2005).
27. Synthesis and Characterization of Superhard Aluminum Carbonitride Thin Films. A.L. Ji, L.B. Ma, C. Liu, C.R. Li, Z.X. Cao.  Diamond and Relat. Mater. 14 (8),1348-1352(2005). 
26. Intense blue photoluminescence from Si-in-SiNx thin film with high-density nanoparticles. C. Liu, Y.Q. Wang, Z.X. Cao.  Nanotechnology 16, 940-943 (2005).
25. Nonlinear dynamics of a dipolar Bose-Einstein condensate in an optical lattice. Zheng-Wei Xie, Ze-Xian Cao, E.I. Kats, W.M. Liu. Phys. Rev. A 71, 025601 (2005). 
24. Nanoindentation and Photoreflectance Study on Polycrystalline Ternary Al-C-N Thin Films. A.L. Ji, L.B. Ma, C. Liu, P. Zheng, C.R. Li, and Z.X. Cao. Appl. Phys. Lett. 86, 021918 (2005). 
23. Self-assembly of Ag/SiOx spherules in triangular pattern on strained surface of primary particles. X.N. Zhang, C.R. Li, Z. Zhang, and Z.X. Cao. Appl. Phys. Lett. 85, 3570(2004). Chosen to appear on the cover.
22. Effect of Concurrent N2+ and N+ ion Bombardment on the Physical Vapor Depositionof Nitrides Thin Films. Z.X. Cao, H. Oechsner. JVSTA 22 (2), 321 (2004). 
21. Low Temperature Growth of Amorphous Si Nanoparticles in Oxide Matrix for Efficient Visible Photoluminescence. L.B. Ma, C. Liu, Y.Q. Wang, Z.X. Cao. JVST B 22, 2654(2004). 
20. Optical and Mechanical Characteristics of Nanocrystalline Boron Carbonitride Films Synthesized by Plasma-assisted Physical Vapor Deposition. Z.X. Cao, H. Oechsner. J. Appl. Phys. 93, 1186 (2003). 
19. High-Efficiency Visible Photoluminescence from Amorphous Silicon Nanoparticles Embedded in Silicon Nitride. Y.Q. Wang, Y.G. Wang, L. Cao and Z.X. Cao. Appl. Phys. Lett.  83, 3474(2003). 
18. Amorphous silicon nanoparticles in compound films grown on cold substrates for high efficiency photoluminescence. Y.Q. Wang, Z.X. Cao. Nanotechnology 14, 1235-1238(2003).
17. Plasma Enhanced Deposition of Silicon Carbonitride Films and Property Characterization. Z.X. Cao. Diamond & Relat. Mater. 11, 16-21 (2002).
16. Growth of Nanocrystalline Diamond Protective Coatings on Quartz Glass. W.B. Yang, F.X. Lu, Z.X. Cao. J. Appl. Phys. 91,10068(2002).
15. Plasma Assisted Deposition of Nanocrystalline BCN Thin Films and Property Characterization. Z.X. Cao, L.M. Liu, H. Oechsner. JVST B. 20, 2275-2280 (2002). 
14. Electron Cyclotron Wave Resonance Plasma Assisted Depositionof Cubic Boron Nitride Thin Films. Z.X. Cao. J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A 19 (2), 485-489 (2001).
13. Electronic Structure and Stability of C20 Cluster. Z.X. Cao. Chin. Phys. Lett. 18 (8),1060 (2001). 
12. Ion Energy Dependence of Film Properties for Diamond Like Carbon Prepared with Plasma Assisted Deposition. Z.X. Cao. J. Mater. Res. 16 (11), 3034-3037 (2001).
11. Equilibrium Segregation of Sulfur to the Free Surface of Single Crystalline Titanium. Z.X. Cao. J. Phys.: Cond. Mater. 13, 7923-7935 (2001). 
10. Nanocrystalline Silicon Carbonitride Thin Films Prepared by Plasma Beam Assisted Deposition. Z.X. Cao. Thin Solid Films 401 (1-2),94-101 (2001). 

 

2000 and before

 

9. Stoichiometric cBN Films Deposited by Electron-cyclotron-wave-resonance Plasma sputtering of hBN. Z.X. Cao. Diamond & Relat. Mater. 9,1881(2000). 
8. On the Formation of Concentration Profiles by Low-energy Ion Bombardment and sputter Depth Profiling. Z.X. Cao, H. Oechsner. Nucl. Instrum. and Meth. B 170, 53 (2000).
7. Concentration micro profiles in iron silicides induced by Low-energy Ar+ Ion Bombardment. Z.X. Cao, H. Oechsner. Nucl. Instrum. and Meth. B 168, 192 (2000).
6. Auger Electron Spectroscopy Sputter Depth Profiling technique for Binary Solids. Z.X.Cao. Surf. Sci. 452, 220 (2000). 
5. Micro structureand its effect on field electron emission of grain-size-controlled nanocrystalline diamond films. Kehui Wu, E.G. Wang, Z.X. Cao, Z.L. Wang, X. Jiang. J. Appl. Phys. 88, 2967(2000). 
4. Electron Spectroscopy Study of Amorphous CN:Ti Films. Z.X. Cao, J.D. Guo, E.G. Wang. Chin. Phys. Lett. 16 (12), 928 (1999).
3. Sputtering Behavior of Iron Silicides under Low-energy Ar-Ion Bombardment. Z.X. Cao, E.G. Wang, Y.X. Nie. Act Metallurgica Sinica (English Letter), 12,1247 (1999). 
2. Equilibrium Segregation to Free Surface: Kinetics and Experiment. Z.X. Cao, R. Mueller, E.G. Wang, Y.X. Nie. Chin. Phys. Lett. 16(5), 364 (1999).
1. Soliton-like bipolar on in motion. Wang Kelin and Cao Zexian. Phys. Lett. A 163,68 (1992).