Xiaolong Zou 邹小龙


助理教授

E-mail : xlzou@sz.tsinghua.edu.cn

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Education and Work Experience
Jun. 2016— Assistant Professor, Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen Institute
Aug. 2011—Jun. 2016   Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Material Science and Nano-Engineering, Rice University, Houston, USA
Sep. 2006—Jul. 2011    Ph.D., Department of Physics, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Sep. 2002—Jul. 2006    B.S., Department of Physics, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China 


Research Interests
Coupled spin, valley and electronic phenomena in low dimension (LD), Theoretical simulations of defects in LD materials; Applications of nanomaterials in energy storage and conversion, including(opto)electro-catalytic properties, lithium batteries, and thermoelectricity. 


Publication List
I have published 48 papers in peer-refereed journals, including 2 Nature Materials, 1 Accounts of Chemical Research, 1 Materials Today, 2 Advanced Materials, 7 Nano Letters, 1 Chemical Review, 3 Nature Communications, 5 ACS Nano, 1 PRL, 1 ACS Catal., 1 Chem. Mater., 1 ACS Appl. Mater. & Interfaces. These papers have been cited by more than 3300 times with H index of 23. For bibliographic information, see more in Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=LZOgbH4AAAAJ&hl=zh-CN
(In the following list, # and * indicates equally contributed author and corresponding author, respectively.)

Publication list:

2018
1. A Universal Descriptor for Large-scale Screening of High Performance MXene-based Materials for Energy Storage and Conversion
Wei Jiang, Xiaolong Zou*, Hongda Du, Lin Gan, Chengjun Xu, Feiyu Kang, Wenhui Duan, Jia Li*, Chem. Mater., DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.8b00156 (2018)
2. Computational design and property predictions for two-dimensional nanostructures
Runzhang Xu, Xiaolong Zou*, Bilu Liu, Hui-Ming Cheng*, Mater. Today, DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.mattod.2018.03.003 (2018)
3. Vertical 1T‐TaS2 Synthesis on Nanoporous Gold for High‐Performance Electrocatalytic Applications
Yahuan Huan#, Jianping Shi#, Xiaolong Zou#, Yue Gong, Zhepeng Zhang, Minghua Li, Liyun Zhao, Runzhang Xu, Shaolong Jiang, Xiebo Zhou, Min Hong, Chunyu Xie, He Li, Xingyou Lang, Qing Zhang, Lin Gu*, Xiaoqin Yan*, Yanfeng Zhang*, Adv. Mater. DOI: doi.org/10.1002/adma.201705916 (2018)
4. Batch production of 6-inch uniform monolayer molybdenum disulfide catalyzed by sodium in glass
Pengfei Yang, Xiaolong Zou, Zhepeng Zhang, Min Hong, Jianping Shi, Shulin Chen, Jiapei Shu, Liyun Zhao, Shaolong Jiang, Xiebo Zhou, Yahuan Huan, Chunyu Xie, Peng Gao, Qing Chen, Qing Zhang, Zhongfan Liu, Yanfeng Zhang*, Nat. Commun. 9, 919 (2018)
5. Atomic Layers of MoO2 with Exposed High‐Energy (010) Facets for Efficient Oxygen Reduction
Chao Zhang#, Xiaolong Zou#, Zhiguo Du, Jianan Gu, Songmei Li*, Bin Li, Shubin Yang*, Small, DOI: doi.org/10.1002/smll.201703960 (2018)
6. Chemical Vapor Deposition Growth and Applications of Two-Dimensional Materials and Their Heterostructures
Zhengyang Cai, Bilu Liu*, Xiaolong Zou, Hui-Ming Cheng*, Chem. Rev., DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.7b00536 (2018)
7. Mechanisms of the oxygen reduction reaction on B-and/or N-doped carbon nanomaterials with curvature and edge effects
Xiaolong Zou*, Luqing Wang, Boris I Yakobson*, Nanoscale, 10, 1129 (2018)

2017
1. H2S+ SO2 produces water-dispersed sulfur nanoparticles for lithium-sulfur batteries
Donghai Liu, Chen Zhang, Zhao Xu, Lei Zhang, Wei Lv, Xiaolong Zou, Feiyu Kang, Linjie Zhi, Hui-Ming Cheng, Quan-Hong Yang*, Nano Energy, 41, 665 (2017)
2. Half-Metallicity in Co-Doped WSe2 Nanoribbons
Runzhang Xu, Bilu Liu, Xiaolong Zou*, Hui-Ming Cheng, ACS Appl. Mater. & Interfaces 9, 38796 (2017)
3. How nitrogen-doped graphene quantum dots catalyze electroreduction of CO2 to hydrocarbons and oxygenates
Xiaolong Zou*, Mingjie Liu, Jingjie Wu, Pulickel M Ajayan, Jia Li, Bilu Liu, Boris I Yakobson*, ACS Catal., 7, 6245 (2017)
4. Nickelocene‐Precursor‐Facilitated Fast Growth of Graphene/h‐BN Vertical Heterostructures and Its Applications in OLEDs
Qiucheng Li, Zifeng Zhao, Baoming Yan, Xiuju Song, Zhepeng Zhang, Jia Li, Xiaosong Wu, Zuqiang Bian, Xiaolong Zou*, Yanfeng Zhang*, Zhongfan Liu*, Adv. Mater., 29, 1701325 (2017)
5. Single-Atomic Ruthenium Catalytic Sites on Nitrogen-Doped Graphene for Oxygen Reduction Reaction in Acidic Medium
Chenhao Zhang, Junwei Sha, Huilong Fei, Mingjie Liu, Sadegh Yazdi, Jibo Zhang, Qifeng Zhong, Xiaolong Zou, Naiqin Zhao, Haisheng Yu, Zheng Jiang, Emilie Ringe*, Boris I Yakobson*, Juncai Dong*, Dongliang Chen, James M Tour*, ACS Nano, 11, 6930 (2017)
6. Theoretical Investigation of the Intercalation Chemistry of Lithium/Sodium Ions in Transition Metal Dichalcogenides
Shaoxun Fan, Xiaolong Zou*, Hongda Du, Lin Gan, Chengjun Xu, Wei Lv, Yan-Bing He, Quan-Hong Yang, Feiyu Kang, Jia Li*, J. Phys. Chem. C, 121, 13599 (2017)
7. Carbon Dioxide Hydrogenation over a Metal-Free Carbon-Based Catalyst
Jingjie Wu, Cun Wen, Xiaolong Zou, Juan Jimenez, Jing Sun, Yujian Xia, Marco-Tulio Fonseca Rodrigues, Soumya Vinod, Jun Zhong, Nitin Chopra, Ihab N Odeh, Guqiao Ding, Jochen Lauterbach, Pulickel M Ajayan, ACS Catal., 7, 4497 (2017)
8. Direct growth of MoS2 single crystals on polyimide substrates
Yongji Gong, Bo Li, Gonglan Ye, Shize Yang, Xiaolong Zou, Sidong Lei, Zehua Jin, Elisabeth Bianco, Soumya Vinod, Boris I Yakobson, Jun Lou, Robert Vajtai, Wu Zhou, Pulickel M Ajayan, 2D Mater., 4, 021028 (2017)

2016 and before
1. Metallic high-angle grain boundaries in single-layer polycrystalline WS2.
Xiaolong Zou, Boris I. Yakobson, Small, 11, 4503 (2015)
2. Environment-controlled dislocation migration in monolayer MoS2.
Xiaolong Zou, Mingjie Liu, Zhiming Shi, and Boris I. Yakobson,Nano Lett., 15, 3495 (2015)
3. An open canvas—2D materials with defects, disorder, and functionality (invited review).
Xiaolong Zou and Boris I. Yakobson,Accounts of Chemical Research, 48, 73 (2015)
4. Enhanced thermoelectric figure of merit in thin GaAs nanowires.
Xiaolong Zou*, Xiaobin Chen, Huaqing Huang, Yong Xu*, and Wenhui Duan*, Nanoscale, 7, 8776 (2015)
5. Boron- and nitrogen-substituted graphene nanoribbons as efficient catalysts for oxygen reduction reaction.
Yongji Gong#, Huilong Fei#, Xiaolong Zou#, Shubin Yang*, Gonglan Ye, Zheng Liu, Robert Vajtai, Boris I. Yakobson, James M. Tour*, and Pulickel M. Ajayan*,Chemistry of Materials, 27, 1181 (2015)
6. Vertical and in-plane heterostructures from WS2/MoS2 monolayers .
Yongji Gong, Junhao Lin, Xingli Wang, Gang Shi, Shidong Lei, Zhong Lin, Xiaolong Zou, Gonglan Ye, Robert Vajtai, Boris I. Yakobson, Humberto Terrones, Mauricio Terrones, Beng Kang Tay, Jun Lou, Sokrates T. Pantelides, Zheng Liu, Wu Zhou*, and Pulickel M. Ajayan*,Nature Materials, 13, 1135-1142 (2014)
7. Dislocation motion and grain boundary migration in two-dimensional tungsten disulfides.
Amin Azizi#, Xiaolong Zou#, Peter Ercius, Zhuhua Zhang, Ana Laura Elías, Néstor Perea-López, Mauricio Terrones, Boris I. Yakobson*, and Nasim Alem*,Nature Communications 5, 4867 (2014)
8. Predicting dislocations and grain boundaries in two-dimensional metal-disulfides from the first principles.
Xiaolong Zou, Yuanyue Liu, and Boris I. Yakobson*, Nano Lett. 13, 253-258 (2013)
9. Vapor phase growth and grain boundary structure of molybdenum disulfide atomic layers.
Sina Najmaei#, Zheng Liu#, Wu Zhou#, Xiaolong Zou, Gang Shi, Sidong Lei, Boris I Yakobson, Juan-Carlos Idrobo, Pulickel M Ajayan, and Jun Lou*,Nature Materials 12, 754-759 (2013)
10. Intrinsic structural defects in monolayer molybdenum disulfide.
Wu Zhou#*, Xiaolong Zou#, Sina Najmaei, Zheng Liu, Yumeng Shi, Jing Kong, Jun Lou, Pulickel M Ajayan, Boris I Yakobson, and Juan-Carlos Idrobo. Nano Lett. 13, 2615-2622 (2013)
11. Intrinsic magnetism of grain boundaries in two-dimensional metal dichalcogenides.
Zhuhua Zhang, Xiaolong Zou, Vincent H. Crespi, and Boris I. Yakobson*,ACS Nano 7, 10475-10481 (2013) (Cover paper)
12. Dislocations and grain boundaries in two-dimensional boron nitride.
Yuanyue Liu, Xiaolong Zou, and Boris I. Yakobson*,ACS Nano 6, 7053-7058 (2012)