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Xin Zhang

Post Doctorate RA B
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
MSIN: K8-96
Richland, WA 99352

PNNL Publications


  • Huestis PI, CI Pearce, X Zhang, AT N'Diaye, KM Rosso, and J Laverne. 2018. "Radiolytic Stability of Gibbsite and Boehmite with Adsorbed Water." Journal of Nuclear Materials 501:224-233.  doi:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2018.01.043
  • Qafoku O, ES Ilton, ME Bowden, L Kovarik, X Zhang, RK Kukkadapu, MH Engelhard, CJ Thompson, HT Schaef, BP McGrail, KM Rosso, and JS Loring. 2018. "Synthesis of Nanometer-Sized Fayalite and Magnesium-Iron(II) Mixture Olivines." Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 515:129-138.  doi:10.1016/j.jcis.2018.01.036


  • Conroy MA, JA Soltis, RS Wittman, FN Smith, S Chatterjee, X Zhang, ES Ilton, and EC Buck. 2017. "Importance of interlayer H bonding structure to the stability of layered minerals." Scientific Reports 7:Article No. 13274.  doi:10.1038/s41598-017-13452-7
  • Gong Y, AG Joly, X Zhang, PZ El-Khoury, and WP Hess. 2017. "Surface Plasmon Coupling and Control using Spherical Cap Structures." Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 8(12):2695-2699.  doi:10.1021/acs.jpclett.7b00852
  • Hu JZ, X Zhang, NR Jaegers, C Wan, TR Graham, MY Hu, CI Pearce, AR Felmy, SB Clark, and KM Rosso. 2017. "Transitions in Al Coordination During Gibbsite Crystallization Using High-Field 27Al and 23Na MAS NMR Spectroscopy." Journal of Physical Chemistry C 121(49):27555-27565.  doi:10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b10424
  • Zhang H, P Li, Z Wang, X Zhang, S Zheng, and Y Zhang. 2017. "In Situ synthesis of y-AlOOH and Synchronous Adsorption Separation of V(V) from Highly Concentrated Cr(VI) Multiplex Complex Solutions." ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 5(8):6674-6681.  doi:10.1021/acssuschemeng.7b00918
  • Zhang X, X Zhang, TR Graham, CI Pearce, BL Mehdi, AT N'Diaye, SN Kerisit, ND Browning, SB Clark, and KM Rosso. 2017. "Fast Synthesis of Gibbsite Nanoplates and Process Optimization using Box-Behnken Experimental Design." Crystal Growth & Design 17(12):6801-6808.  doi:10.1021/acs.cgd.7b01400
  • Zhang X, Y He, ML Sushko, J Liu, L Luo, JJ De Yoreo, SX Mao, C Wang, and KM Rosso. 2017. "Direction-Specific van der Waals Attraction Between Rutile TiO2 Nanocrystals." Science 356(6336):434-437.  doi:10.1126/science.aah6902
  • Zhang X, Z Shen, J Liu, SN Kerisit, ME Bowden, ML Sushko, JJ De Yoreo, and KM Rosso. 2017. "Direction-Specific Interaction Forces Underlying ZnO Crystal Growth by Oriented Attachment." Nature Communications 8:835.  doi:10.1038/s41467-017-00844-6


  • Du Y, G Li, EW Peterson, J Zhou, X Zhang, R Mu, Z Dohnalek, ME Bowden, I Lyubinetsky, and SA Chambers. 2016. "Iso-oriented monolayer a-MoO3(010) films epitaxially grown on SrTiO3(001)." Nanoscale 8(5):3119-3124.  doi:10.1039/C5NR07745A
  • Jin H, F Jiao, MD Daily, Y Chen, F Yan, Y Ding, X Zhang, EJ Robertson, MD Baer, and C Chen. 2016. "Highly stable and self-repairing membrane-mimetic 2D nanomaterials assembled from lipid-like peptoids." Nature Communications 7:12252.  doi:10.1038/ncomms12252

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