Associate Professor Zongwen Liu

PhD (The University of Melbourne)
Australian Centre for Microscopy &
Microanalysis
Research Training Director, School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Member of China Studies Centre

F09 - Madsen Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 7535
Fax 61 2 9351 7682

Website Australian Centre for Microscopy & Microanalysis

School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Biographical details

Associate Professor Zongwen Liu received his PhD degree from the University of Melbourne. After his PhD, he worked at the University of Queensland and then at the National Institute for Materials Science in Japan before joining the University of Sydney in 2004. At Sydney, he worked at the Australian Centre for Microscopy and Microanalysis where he was awarded a Queen Elizabeth II Fellowship. He joined the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering in 2012 and is currently the Research Training Director in charge of postgraduate research students.

Research interests

Associate Professor Liu's research involves the synthesis of nanostructured materials and their microscopic structural characterisation, where he seeks to explore structure-property relations for the design of new functional materials. His research encompasses various disciplines, ranging from materials for energy generation and storage, to minerals, alloys and membranes.

Current research students

Project title Research student
Microscopic Characterization of AlCoCrCuFeNi High Entropy Alloy (HEA) Thin Films Naveed AZIZ KHAN
Forward Osmosis membrane fabrication, modification and characterization for wastewater treatment Jingyuan Fei FEI
Graphene nanomaterials based electrochemical sensors Adil RIAZ
Nanocarbon material hybrid composite membranes for pressure-retarded membrane distillation Ziwen YUAN

Associations

  • Editor and editorial board member of Functional Materials Letters
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Australian Microscopy and Microanalysis Society (AMMS)

Awards and honours

  • Queen Elizabeth II Fellowship
  • JSPS Fellowship
  • STA Fellowship

In the media

    Selected grants

    2018

    • Microscopy Characterisation for the Designing of Li-based Batteries; Liu Z, Lu L; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).

    2013

    • Atomic-Scale Structural Characterisation of Quantum-Dot Nanostructures for Novel Photovoltaic Applications; Liu Z, Bremner S, Honsberg C; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).
    • An automated 3D electron microscopy imaging system comprising a 3View2 and field-emission scanning electron microscope; Liu Z, Chen M, Copeland L, Crawford J, Langrish T, Li Q, Mai Y, Overall R, Weiss A, Ye L; DVC Research/Equipment Grant.

    2012

    • Epitaxial Growth Facility for Advanced Materials; Dzurak A, Reilly D, Liu Z; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF).

    2011

    • Accessing the third-dimension in scanning electron microscopy for rapid, high-resolution tomography of large samples materials; Liu Z, Perrier S, Mai Y, Young P, Bandyopadhyay S, Braet F, Burford R, Housley G, Thordarson P; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF).

    2010

    • Electronic-Microscopic Investigation on Quantum-Dot Molecules; Liu Z, Wang Z; DVC Research/International Visiting Research Fellowship (IVRF).
    • Advanced Focused Ion Beam (FIB) / Scanning Electron Microscopes (SEM) for Nanometre Scale Characterisation and Fabrication; Cairney J, Munroe P, Ringer S, Ferry M, Mai Y, Liao X, McKenzie D, Wenham S, Dzurak A, Stevens-Kalceff M, Spinks G, Dou S, Valanoor N, Liu Z, Proust G, Young D, Braet F, Chan-Ling T, Maschmeyer T, Chan H, Traini D, Swain M, Harris A, Crawford J, Potts D; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF).

    2009

    • Equipment for Metastable Induced Electron Spectroscopy: surface analysis with excellent surface sensitivity; Andersson G, Liu Z; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF).

    2008

    • High Resolution In-Situ Characterisation of the Vapour-depositon Growth, the Structures and the Plasmonic Properties of Metallic Nanostructures; Liu Z, Mo M, Petersen T; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).

    2007

    • High-resolution electron tomographic facility for nanoanlytical characterization in the material an; Braet F, Ramzan I, Ringer S, Soon L, Liu Z, Hambley T, Lay P, Warr G, Thordarson P, Murphy C, Dos Remedios C, Weiss A, Parker A; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF).

    2006

    • University of Sydney - Bridging Support Grant; Liu Z; University of Sydney/Bridging Support.

    2005

    • ARC Australian Research Network for Advanced Materials - Travel Grant in support of collabrative research in Japan; Liu Z; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Research Networks (ARCRN).

    Selected publications

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    Book Chapters

    • Long, Y., Chen, Z., Gu, C., Wan, M., Duvail, J., Liu, Z., Ringer, S. (2010). A Review on Electronic Transport Properties of Individual Conducting Polymer Nanotubes and Nanowires. In Nicoleta Lupu (Eds.), Nanowires Science and Technology, (pp. 223-242). Vukovar, Croatia: InTech Open Access Publishers (peer reviewed). [More Information]
    • Gault, B., Moody, M., Saxey, D., Cairney, J., Liu, Z., Zheng, R., Marceau, R., Liddicoat, P., Stephenson, L., Ringer, S. (2008). Atom Probe Tomography at The University of Sydney. In Y. Fujikawa, K. Nakajima, T. Sakurai (Eds.), Frontiers in Materials Research (Advances in Materials Research 10), (pp. 187-216). Berlin: Springer. [More Information]

    Journals

    • Hudaib, B., Gomes, V., Shi, J., Zhou, C., Liu, Z. (2018). Poly (vinylidene fluoride)/polyaniline/MWCNT nanocomposite ultrafiltration membrane for natural organic matter removal. Separation and Purification Technology, 190, 143-155. [More Information]
    • Hudaib, B., Gomes, V., Shi, J., Zhou, C., Liu, Z. (2018). Poly(vinylidene fluoride)/polyaniline/MWCNT nanocomposite ultrafiltration membrane for natural organic matter removal. Separation and Purification Technology, 190, 143-155. [More Information]
    • Wei, L., Karahan, H., Zhai, S., Liu, H., Chen, X., Zhou, Z., Lei, Y., Liu, Z., Chen, Y. (2017). Amorphous Bimetallic Oxide-Graphene Hybrids as Bifunctional Oxygen Electrocatalysts for Rechargeable Zn-Air Batteries. Advanced Materials, 29(38), 1-10. [More Information]
    • Lei, Y., Li, J., Wang, Z., Sun, J., Chen, F., Liu, H., Ma, X., Liu, Z. (2017). Atomic-scale investigation of a new phase transformation process in TiO2 nanofibers. Nanoscale, 9(13), 4601-4609. [More Information]
    • Shafiee, A., Nomvar, M., Liu, Z., Abbas, A. (2017). Automated process synthesis for optimal flowsheet design of a hybrid membrane cryogenic carbon capture process. Journal of Cleaner Production, 150, 309-323. [More Information]
    • Liu, Y., Xia, Q., He, J., Liu, Z. (2017). Direct Observation of High Photoresponsivity in Pure Graphene Photodetectors. Nanoscale Research Letters, 12(1), 1-8. [More Information]
    • Zhang, Z., Tan, S., Kim, Y., Liu, Z., Reece, P., Bremner, S. (2017). Effect of Sb and As spray on emission characteristics of InAs quantum dots with AlAs capping layer. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 50(40). [More Information]
    • Lee, J., Vigneswaran, S., Zhang, Y., Reddy, R., Liu, Z. (2017). Effective natural organic matter removal in pond water by carbon nanotube membrane with flocculation/adsorption. Water Science and Technology: Water Supply, 17(4), 1080-1087. [More Information]
    • Deng, L., Yuan, P., Liu, D., Annabi-Bergaya, F., Zhou, J., Chen, F., Liu, Z. (2017). Effects of microstructure of clay minerals, montmorillonite, kaolinite and halloysite, on their benzene adsorption behaviors. Applied Clay Science, 143, 184-191. [More Information]
    • Fan, X., Li, S., Cui, Y., Lu, L., Zhou, C., Liu, Z. (2017). Fe3O4/rice husk-based maco-/mesoporous carbon bone nanocomposite as superior high-rate anode for lithium ion battery. Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry, 21(1), 27-34. [More Information]
    • Chen, W., Ouyang, L., Liu, J., Yao, X., Wang, H., Liu, Z., Zhu, M. (2017). Hydrolysis and regeneration of sodium borohydride (NaBH4) - A combination of hydrogen production and storage. Journal of Power Sources, 359, 400-407. [More Information]
    • Tan, C., Zhu, H., Kuang, T., Shi, J., Liu, H., Liu, Z. (2017). Laser cladding Al-based amorphous-nanocrystalline composite coatings on AZ80 magnesium alloy under water cooling condition. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 690, 108-115. [More Information]
    • Liu, Y., Lew, W., Liu, Z. (2017). Observation of Anomalous Resistance Behavior in Bilayer Graphene. Nanoscale Research Letters, 12(1), 1-8. [More Information]
    • Lee, J., Jeong, S., Ye, Y., Chen, V., Vigneswaran, S., Leiknes, T., Liu, Z. (2017). Protein fouling in carbon nanotubes enhanced ultrafiltration membrane: Fouling mechanism as a function of pH and ionic strength. Separation and Purification Technology, 176, 323-334. [More Information]
    • Fei, J., Sun, L., Zhou, C., Ling, H., Yan, F., Zhong, X., Lu, Y., Shi, J., Huang, J., Liu, Z. (2017). Tuning the Synthesis of Manganese Oxides�Nanoparticles for Efficient Oxidation of Benzyl Alcohol. Nanoscale Research Letters, 12(1), 1-9. [More Information]
    • Luan, L., Zhang, J., Wang, T., Jie, W., Liu, Z. (2017). Vanadium doped Cd0.9Mn0.1Te crystal and its optical and electronic properties. Journal of Crystal Growth, 459, 124-128. [More Information]
    • Yan, F., Jiang, J., Tian, S., Liu, Z., Shi, J., Li, K., Chen, X., Xu, Y. (2016). A Green and Facile Synthesis of Ordered Mesoporous Nanosilica Using Coal Fly Ash. ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, 4(9), 4654-4661. [More Information]
    • Yan, F., Jiang, J., Li, K., Tian, S., Liu, Z., Shi, J., Chen, X., Fei, J., Lu, Y. (2016). Cyclic Performance of Waste-Derived SiO2 Stabilized, CaO-Based Sorbents for Fast CO2 Capture. ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, 4(12), 7004-7012. [More Information]
    • Deng, L., Liu, D., Du, P., Bu, H., Song, Y., Tian, Q., Yuan, W., Yuan, P., Liu, Z., He, H. (2016). Enhancement of diatomite solid acidity by Al incorporation, as evaluated by the catalytic effects on the thermal decomposition of 12-aminolauric acid. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 509, 190-194. [More Information]
    • Tan, C., Kuang, T., Zhou, K., Zhu, H., Deng, Y., Li, X., Cai, P., Liu, Z. (2016). Fabrication and characterization of in-situ duplex plasma-treated nanocrystalline Ti/AlTiN coatings. Ceramics International, 42(9), 10793-10800. [More Information]
    • Ding, D., Huang, Y., Zhou, C., Liu, Z., Ren, J., Zhang, R., Wang, J., Zhang, Y., Lei, Z., Zhang, Z., et al (2016). Facet-Controlling Agents Free Synthesis of Hematite Crystals with High-Index Planes: Excellent Photodegradation Performance and Mechanism Insight. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 8(1), 142-151. [More Information]
    • Bastakoti, B., Li, Y., Guragain, S., Alshehri, S., Shiddiky, M., Liu, Z., Shim, K., Kim, J., Hossain, M., Malgras, V., et al (2016). Formation of mesopores inside platinum nanospheres by using double hydrophilic block copolymers. Materials Letters, 182, 190-193. [More Information]
    • Lee, J., Ye, Y., Ward, A., Zhou, C., Chen, V., Minett, A., Lee, S., Liu, Z., Chae, S., Shi, J. (2016). High flux and high selectivity carbon nanotube composite membranes for natural organic matter removal. Separation and Purification Technology, 163, 109-119. [More Information]
    • Lei, Y., Li, J., Chen, F., Wang, Z., Liu, H., Ma, X., Liu, Z. (2016). In situ observation and investigation on the formation mechanism of nanocavities in TiO2 nanofibers. CrystEngComm, 18(40), 7772-7779. [More Information]
    • Lu, J., Zhou, C., Liu, Z., Lee, K., Lu, L. (2016). LiMn2O4 cathode materials with large porous structure and radial interior channels for lithium ion batteries. Electrochimica Acta, 212, 553-560. [More Information]
    • Shafiee, A., Nomvar, M., Lai, Z., Liu, Z., Abbas, A. (2016). Modelling and sequential simulation of multi-tubular metallic membrane and techno-economics of a hydrogen production process employing thin-layer membrane reactor. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 41(42), 19081-19097. [More Information]
    • Lee, J., Jeong, S., Naidu, G., Ye, Y., Chen, V., Liu, Z., Vigneswaran, S. (2016). Performance evaluation of carbon nanotube enhanced membranes for SWRO pretreatment application. Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, 38, 123-131. [More Information]
    • Lee, J., Jeong, S., Liu, Z. (2016). Progress and challenges of carbon nanotube membrane in water treatment. Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology, 46(11-12), 999-1046. [More Information]
    • Sun, J., Lei, Y., Liu, H., Ringer, S., Liu, Z. (2016). Single crystal forms induced diverse interface structures in TiO2 (B)/anatase dual-phase nanocomposites. CrystEngComm, 18(12), 2089-2097. [More Information]
    • Lu, J., Fan, X., Zhou, C., Liu, Z., Zheng, F., Lee, K., Lu, L. (2016). Synergistic effect for LiMn2O4 microcubes with enhanced rate capability and excellent cycle stability for lithium ion batteries. Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 163(2), A197-A202. [More Information]
    • Bastakoti, B., Li, Y., Guragain, S., Pramanik, M., Alshehri, S., Ahamad, T., Liu, Z., Yamauchi, Y. (2016). Synthesis of Mesoporous Transition-Metal Phosphates by Polymeric Micelle Assembly. Chemistry - A European Journal, 22(22), 7463-7467. [More Information]
    • Kim, K., Pokhrel, S., Wang, Z., Ling, H., Zhou, C., Liu, Z., Hunger, M., Madler, L., Huang, J. (2016). Tailoring High-Performance Pd Catalysts for Chemoselective Hydrogenation Reactions via Optimizing the Parameters of the Double-Flame Spray Pyrolysis. ACS Catalysis, 6(4), 2372-2381. [More Information]
    • Liu, H., Zheng, Z., Yang, D., Zhu, H., Zhou, C., Liu, Z. (2016). The crystallography of C-centred monoclinic to body-centred tetragonal polymorphic phase transformation in mixed-phase TiO2(B) and anatase nanocomposite. Scripta Materialia, 119, 27-32. [More Information]
    • Li, Y., Bastakoti, B., Abe, H., Liu, Z., Minett, A., Alothman, Z., Yamauchi, Y. (2015). A dual soft-template synthesis of hollow mesoporous silica spheres decorated with Pt nanoparticles as a CO oxidation catalyst. RSC Advances, 5(119), 97928-97933. [More Information]
    • Lei, Y., Chen, F., Jin, Y., Liu, Z. (2015). Ag-Cu nanoalloyed film as a high-performance cathode electrocatalytic material for zinc-air battery. Nanoscale Research Letters, 10(1), 1-8. [More Information]
    • Wang, F., Jiang, Y., Lawes, D., Ball, G., Zhou, C., Liu, Z., Amal, R. (2015). Analysis of the Promoted Activity and Molecular Mechanism of Hydrogen Production over Fine Au−Pt Alloyed TiO2 Photocatalysts. ACS Catalysis, 5(7), 3924-3931. [More Information]
    • Zhou, C., Du, X., Liu, H., Ringer, S., Liu, Z. (2015). Enhancement of the catalytic performance of a CNT supported Pt nanorod cluster catalyst by controlling their microstructure. RSC Advances, 5(98), 80176-80183. [More Information]
    • Gong, J., Liu, H., Jiang, Y., Yang, S., Liao, X., Liu, Z., Ringer, S. (2015). In-situ synthesis of Ag nanoparticles by electron beam irradiation. Materials Characterization, 110(2015), 1-4. [More Information]
    • Parhizkar, M., Zhao, Y., Xu, Z., Gestos, A., Xie, Z., Liu, Z., Lin, T. (2015). Influence of Non-hydrolyzable Groups in Silane Precursor on Pore Dimension and Photochromic Properties of Sol-gel Silica Embedded with a Spirooxazine Dye. Fibers and Polymers, 16(11), 2318-2324. [More Information]
    • Wang, Z., Kim, K., Zhou, C., Chen, M., Maeda, N., Liu, Z., Shi, J., Baiker, A., Hunger, M., Huang, J. (2015). Influence of support acidity on the performance of size-confined Pt nanoparticles in the chemoselective hydrogenation of acetophenone. Catalysis Science and Technology, 5(5), 2788-2797. [More Information]
    • Sun, J., Fu, L., Liu, H., Ringer, S., Liu, Z. (2015). Interpretation of the vacancy-ordering controlled growth morphology of Hg5In2Te8 precipitates in Hg3In2Te6 single crystals by TEM observation and crystallographic calculation. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 622, 206-212. [More Information]
    • Zhao, M., Bastakoti, B., Li, Y., Xu, H., Ye, J., Liu, Z., Yamauchi, Y. (2015). Mesoporous TiO2/Zn2Ti3O8 hybrid films synthesized by polymeric micelle assembly. Chemical Communications, 51(78), 14582-14585. [More Information]
    • Xia, G., Chen, X., Zhou, C., Zhang, C., Li, D., Gu, Q., Guo, Z., Liu, H., Liu, Z., Yu, X. (2015). Nano-confined multi-synthesis of a Li-Mg-N-H nanocomposite towards low-temperature hydrogen storage with stable reversibility. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 3(24), 12646-12652. [More Information]
    • Ling, H., Kim, K., Liu, Z., Shi, J., Zhu, X., Huang, J. (2015). Photocatalytic degradation of phenol in water on as-prepared and surface modified TiO2 nanoparticles. Catalysis Today, 258, 96-102. [More Information]
    • Dai, L., Bremner, S., Tan, S., Wang, S., Zhang, G., Liu, Z. (2015). Raman scattering study on Sb spray InAs/GaAs quantum dot nanostructure systems. Nanoscale Research Letters, 10(1), 1-6. [More Information]
    • Song, B., Zhou, C., Wang, H., Liu, H., Liu, Z., Lai, M., Lu, L. (2014). Advances in Sustain Stable Voltage of Cr-Doped Li-Rich Layered Cathodes for Lithium Ion Batteries. Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 161(10), A1723-A1730. [More Information]
    • Lei, Y., Sun, J., Liu, H., Cheng, X., Chen, F., Liu, Z. (2014). Atomic Mechanism of Predictable Phase Transition in Dual-Phase H2Ti3O7/TiO2 (B) Nanofiber: An In Situ Heating TEM Investigation. Chemistry: A European Journal, 20(36), 11313-11317. [More Information]
    • Xia, G., Tan, Y., Li, D., Guo, Z., Liu, H., Liu, Z., Yu, X. (2014). Hierarchical Porous Li2Mg(NH)(2)@C Nanowires with Long Cycle Life Towards Stable Hydrogen Storage. Scientific Reports, 4, 1-7. [More Information]
    • Sun, J., Fu, L., Liu, H., Li, Y., Ringer, S., Liu, Z. (2014). On the morphology and crystallography of Hg5In2Te8 precipitation in Hg3In2Te6. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 601(15 July 2014), 298-306. [More Information]
    • Lei, W., Zhang, H., Wu, Y., Zhang, B., Liu, D., Qin, S., Liu, Z., Liu, L., Ma, Y., Chen, Y. (2014). Oxygen-doped boron nitride nanosheets with excellent performance in hydrogen storage. Nano Energy, 6, 219-224. [More Information]
    • Lei, Y., Sun, J., Liu, H., Cheng, X., Chen, F., Liu, Z. (2014). Predictable and controllable dual-phase interfaces in TiO2(B)/anatase nanofibers. Nanoscale, 6(23), 14237-14243. [More Information]
    • Song, B., Zhou, C., Chen, Y., Liu, Z., Lai, M., Xue, J., Lu, L. (2014). Role of carbon coating in improving electrochemical performance of Li-rich Li(Li0.2Mn0.54Ni0.13Co0.13)O2 cathode. RSC Advances, 4(83), 44244-44252. [More Information]
    • Lei, Y., Chen, F., Huang, B., Liu, Z. (2014). Synthesis and characterization of L12 ordered silver-copper alloy nanodendrites. Materials Research Express, 1(1), 1-12. [More Information]
    • Sun, J., Fu, L., Ringer, S., Li, Y., Liu, Z. (2014). The effect of fast annealing treatment on the interface structure and electrical properties of Au/Hg3In2Te6 contact. Journal of Materials Science, 49(18), 6160-6166. [More Information]
    • Xia, G., Li, D., Chen, X., Tan, Y., Tang, Z., Guo, Z., Liu, H., Liu, Z., Yu, X. (2013). Carbon-coated Li3N nanofibers for advanced hydrogen storage. Advanced Materials, 25(43), 6238-6244. [More Information]
    • Yuan, P., Tan, D., Annabi-Bergaya, F., Yan, W., Liu, D., Liu, Z. (2013). From platy kaolinite to aluminosilicate nanoroll via one-step delamination of kaolinite: Effect of the temperature of intercalation. Applied Clay Science, 83-84, 68-76. [More Information]
    • Cui, X., Li, L., Zheng, R., Liu, Z., Stampfl, C., Ringer, S. (2013). Graphene based dots and antidots: a comparative study from first principles. Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 13(2), 1251-1255. [More Information]
    • Song, B., Lai, M., Liu, Z., Liu, H., Lu, L. (2013). Graphene-based surface modification on layered Li-rich cathode for high-performance Li-ion batteries. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 1(34), 9954-9965. [More Information]
    • Song, B., Liu, H., Liu, Z., Xiao, P., On, L., Lu, L. (2013). High rate capability caused by surface cubic spinels in Li-rich layer-structured cathodes for Li-ion batteries. Scientific Reports, 3, 1-12. [More Information]
    • Fair, K., Cui, X., Li, L., Shieh, C., Zheng, R., Liu, Z., Delley, B., Ford, M., Ringer, S., Stampfl, C. (2013). Hydrogen adsorption capacity of adatoms on double carbon vacancies of graphene: A trend study from first principles. Physical Review B, 87(1), 1-7. [More Information]
    • Lei, W., Qin, S., Liu, D., David, P., Liu, Z., Chen, Y. (2013). Large scale boron carbon nitride nanosheets with enhanced lithium storage capabilities. Chemical Communications, 49(4), 352-354. [More Information]
    • Liu, D., Lei, W., Qin, S., Hou, L., Liu, Z., Cui, Q., Chen, Y. (2013). Large-scale synthesis of hexagonal corundum-type In2O3 by ball milling with enhanced lithium storage capabilities. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 1(17), 5274-5278. [More Information]
    • Xia, G., Meng, Q., Guo, Z., Gu, Q., Liu, H., Liu, Z., Yu, X. (2013). Nanoconfinement significantly improves the thermodynamics and kinetics of co-infiltrated 2LiBH4-LiAlH4 composites: Stable reversibility of hydrogen absorption/resorption. Acta Materialia, 61(18), 6882-6893. [More Information]
    • Wang, Z., Jiang, Y., Rachwalik, R., Liu, Z., Shi, J., Hunger, M., Huang, J. (2013). One-step room-temperature synthesis of [Al]MCM-41 materials for the catalytic conversion of phenylglyoxal to ethylmandelate. ChemCatChem, 5(12), 3889-3896. [More Information]
    • Rao, Y., Lei, Y., Cui, X., Liu, Z., Chen, F. (2013). Optical and magnetic properties of Cu-doped 13-atom Ag nanoclusters. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 565, 50-55. [More Information]
    • Xia, G., Li, L., Guo, Z., Gu, Q., Guo, Y., Yu, X., Liu, H., Liu, Z. (2013). Stabilization of NaZn(BH4)3 via nanoconfinement in SBA-15 towards enhanced hydrogen release. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 1(2), 250-257. [More Information]
    • Liu, Y., Liu, Z., Lew, W., Wang, Q. (2013). Temperature dependence of the electrical transport properties in few-layer graphene interconnects. Nanoscale Research Letters, 8(1), 1-7. [More Information]
    • Li, D., Shi, D., Liu, Z., Liu, H., Guo, Z. (2013). TiO2 nanoparticles on nitrogen-doped graphene as anode material for lithium ion batteries. Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 15(5), 1-10. [More Information]
    • Dong, B., Lu, X., Li, Z., Zhang, H., Wang, Z., Wang, C., Liu, Z. (2012). Effect of the thickness of PAN/Au modified electrode on biosensor sensitivity. Functional Materials Letters, 5(3), 1-5. [More Information]
    • Cui, X., Soon, A., Phillips, A., Zheng, R., Liu, Z., Delley, B., Ringer, S., Stampfl, C. (2012). First principles study of 3d transition metal doped Cu3N. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 324(19), 3138-3143. [More Information]
    • Zhu, H., Sha, G., Liu, J., Liu, H., Wu, C., Luo, C., Liu, Z., Zheng, R., Ringer, S. (2012). Heterogeneous nucleation of beta-type precipitates on nanoscale Zr-rich particles in a Mg-6Zn-0.5Cu-0.6Zr alloy. Nanoscale Research Letters, 7, 1-6. [More Information]
    • Zhou, C., Liu, Z., Du, X., Mitchell, D., Mai, Y., Yan, Y., Ringer, S. (2012). Hollow nitrogen-containing core/shell fibrous carbon nanomaterials as support to platinum nanocatalysts and their TEM tomography study. Nanoscale Research Letters, 7(165), 1-11. [More Information]
    • Sha, G., Zhu, H., Liu, J., Luo, C., Liu, Z., Ringer, S. (2012). Hydrogen-induced decomposition of Zr-rich cores in an Mg-6Zn-0.6Zr-0.5Cu alloy. Acta Materialia, 60(15), 5615-5625. [More Information]
    • Yuan, P., Southon, P., Liu, Z., Kepert, C. (2012). Organosilane functionalization of halloysite nanotubes for enhanced loading and controlled release. Nanotechnology, 23(37), 1-5. [More Information]
    • Lee, W., Kendrick, C., Millane, R., Liu, Z., Ringer, S., Washburn, K., Callaghan, P., Durbin, S. (2012). Porous ZnO nanonetworks grown by molecular beam epitaxy. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 45(13-14), 1-6. [More Information]
    • Wang, Z., Kou, K., Liu, Z., Zhang, D., Bi, H., Chao, M., Zhao, Q. (2012). Structural characterization and high-temperature compressive creep of PTFE-based composites filled with inorganic nanoparticles. Polymers for Advanced Technologies, 23, 545-550. [More Information]
    • Song, B., Liu, Z., Lai, M., Lu, L. (2012). Structural evolution and the capacity fade mechanism upon long-term cycling in Li-rich cathode material. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 14(37), 12875-12883. [More Information]
    • Zhou, C., Liu, Z., Yan, Y., Du, X., Mai, Y., Ringer, S. (2011). Electro-synthesis of novel nanostructured PEDOT films and their application as catalyst support. Nanoscale Research Letters, 6, 364-1-364-6. [More Information]
    • Zhu, H., Kuang, T., Zhu, B., Lei, S., Liu, Z., Ringer, S. (2011). Flame synthesis of carbon nanostructures on Ni-plated hardmetal substrates. Nanoscale Research Letters, 6, 331-1-331-6. [More Information]
    • Du, G., Seng, K., Guo, Z., Liu, J., Li, W., Jia, D., Cook, C., Liu, Z., Liu, H. (2011). Graphene-V2O5.nH2O xerogel composite cathodes for lithium ion batteries. RSC Advances, 1, 690-697. [More Information]
    • Tao, T., Glushenkov, A., Liu, H., Liu, Z., Dai, X., Chen, H., Ringer, S., Chen, Y. (2011). Ilmenite FeTiO3 Nanoflowers and Their Pseudocapacitance. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 115, 17297-17302. [More Information]
    • Cui, X., Zheng, R., Liu, Z., Li, L., Delley, B., Stampfl, C., Ringer, S. (2011). Magic numbers of nanoholes in graphene: Tunable magnetism and semiconductivity. Physical Review B, 84(12), 125410-1-125410-7. [More Information]
    • Zhu, H., Sha, G., Liu, J., Wu, C., Luo, C., Liu, Z., Zheng, R., Ringer, S. (2011). Microstructure and mechanical properties of Mg-6Zn-xCu-0.6Zr (wt.%) alloys. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 509(8), 3526-3531. [More Information]
    • Cui, X., Zheng, R., Liu, Z., Li, L., Stampfl, C., Ringer, S. (2011). Quantification of graphene based core/shell quantum dots from first principles. Applied Physics Letters, 99(18), 183102-1-183102-3. [More Information]
    • Long, Y., Li, M., Gu, C., Wan, M., Duvail, J., Liu, Z., Fan, Z. (2011). Recent advances in synthesis, physical properties and applications of conducting polymer nanotubes and nanofibers. Progress in Polymer Science, 36, 1415-1442. [More Information]
    • Yang, W., Qu, L., Zheng, R., Liu, Z., Ratinac, K., Shen, L., Yu, D., Lin, Y., Barrow, C., Ringer, S., Braet, F., et al (2011). Self-Assembly of Gold Nanowires along Carbon Nanotubes for Ultrahigh-Aspect-Ratio Hybrids. Chemistry of Materials, 23(11), 2760-2765. [More Information]
    • Song, F., Wang, X., Powles, R., He, L., Marks, N., Zhao, S., Wan, J., Liu, Z., Zhou, J., Ringer, S., et al (2010). Calibrating the atomic balance by carbon nanoclusters. Applied Physics Letters, 96(3), 033103-1-033103-3. [More Information]
    • Li, C., Jiang, Y., Yang, S., Zheng, R., Yang, W., Liu, Z., Ringer, S. (2010). Direct synthesis and strong cathodoluminescence of Al2O3 nanotubes. Materials Chemistry and Physics, 120(2-3), 240-243. [More Information]
    • Zhu, H., Lou, C., Liu, J., Liu, Z., Ringer, S. (2010). Effects of Trace Cu Addition on the Microstructure and Tensile Properties of ZK60 Alloy. Materials Science Forum, 654-656, 655-658. [More Information]
    • Long, Y., Duvail, J., Li, M., Gu, C., Liu, Z., Ringer, S. (2010). Electrical Conductivity Studies on Individual Conjugated Polymer Nanowires: Two-Probe and Four-Probe Results. Nanoscale Research Letters, 5, 237-242. [More Information]
    • Zhou, C., Liu, Z., Du, X., Ringer, S. (2010). Electrodeposited PEDOT films on ITO with a flower-like hierarchical structure. Synthetic Metals, 160(15-16), 1636-1641. [More Information]
    • Zhou, C., Du, X., Liu, Z., Mai, Y., Ringer, S. (2010). Multi-holed clay nanotubes and their modification with a polyaniline nanolayer. Journal of Materials Science, 46(2), 446-450. [More Information]
    • Li, D., Chen, S., Shao, W., Wang, D., Li, Y., Long, Y., Liu, Z., Ringer, S. (2010). Preparation of dense nanostructured titania ceramic using two step sintering. Materials Technology, 25(1), 42-44. [More Information]
    • Bi, H., Kou, K., Yin, Y., Ostrikov, K., Liu, Z. (2010). Synthesis, Mechanical and Electrical Properties of Carbon Microcoils and Nanocoils. Functional Materials Letters, 3(4), 263-267. [More Information]
    • Li, D., Chen, S., Wang, D., Li, Y., Shao, W., Long, Y., Liu, Z., Ringer, S. (2010). Thermo-analysis of nanocrystalline TiO2 ceramics during the whole sintering process using differential scanning calorimetry. Ceramics International, 36(2), 827-829. [More Information]
    • Song, F., Wang, T., Wang, X., Xu, C., He, L., Wan, J., Van Haesendonck, C., Ringer, S., Han, M., Liu, Z., et al (2010). Visualizing Plasmon Coupling in Closely Spaced Chains of Ag Nanoparticles by Electron Energy-Loss Spectroscopy. Small, 6(3), 446-451. [More Information]
    • Biddut, A., Zhang, L., Ali, Y., Liu, Z. (2009). Achieving a damage-free polishing of mono-crystalline silicon. Key Engineering Materials, 389-390, 504-509. [More Information]
    • Li, C., Huang, H., Yang, S., Zheng, R., Yang, W., Liu, Z., Ringer, S. (2009). Controlled synthesis and characterization of 10 nm thick Al2O3 nanowires. Materials Letters, 63(12), 1016-1018. [More Information]
    • Thein, M., Li, L., On, L., Liu, T., Liu, Z., Ringer, S. (2009). Creep Behavior of In-Situ Formed AlN Reinforced Mg–5Al Nanocomposite at Low Temperatures and Low Stresses. Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Letters, 1(3), 204-207. [More Information]
    • Baker, I., Zheng, R., Saxey, D., Kuwano, S., Wittman, M., Loudis, J., Prasad, S., Liu, Z., Marceau, R., Munroe, P., Ringer, S. (2009). Microstructural evolution of spinodally formed Fe35Ni15Mn25Al25. Intermetallics, 17, 886-893. [More Information]
    • Zheng, R., Moody, M., Gault, B., Liu, Z., Liu, H., Ringer, S. (2009). On the understanding of the microscopic origin of the properties of diluted magnetic semiconductors by atom probe tomography. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 321(8), 935-943. [More Information]
    • Zhou, C., Du, X., Liu, Z., Ringer, S., Mai, Y. (2009). Solid phase mechanochemical synthesis of polyaniline branched nanofibers. Synthetic Metals, 159(13), 1302-1307. [More Information]
    • Wang, H., Ting, C., Hung, M., Chiou, C., Liu, Y., Liu, Z., Ratinac, K., Ringer, S. (2009). Three-dimensional electrodes for dye-sensitized solar cells: synthesis of indium-tin-oxide nanowire arrays by ITO/TiO2 core-shell nanowire arrays by electrophoretic deposition. Nanotechnology, 20(5), 1-9. [More Information]
    • Yuan, P., Annabi-Bergaya, F., Tao, Q., Fan, M., Liu, Z., Zhu, J., He, H., Chen, T. (2008). A combined study by XRD, FTIR, TG and HRTEM on the structure of delaminated Fe-intercalated/pillared clay. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 324, 142-149. [More Information]
    • Biddut, A., Zhang, L., Ali, Y., Liu, Z. (2008). Damage-free polishing of monocrystalline silicon wafers without chemical additives. Scripta Materialia, 59, 1178-1181. [More Information]
    • Song, F., Zhou, F., Han, M., Wan, J., Liu, Z., Zhou, J., Wang, G. (2008). Field-emission cascades prepared by boron nitride cluster beam deposition. Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology. Part B. Microelectronics and Nanometer Structures, 26(3), 1038-1040. [More Information]
    • Yuan, P., Southon, P., Liu, Z., Green, M., Hook, J., Antill, S., Kepert, C. (2008). Functionalization of Halloysite Clay Nanotubes by Grafting with gamma-Aminopropyltriethoxysilane. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 112(40), 15742-15751. [More Information]
    • Cheung, C., McNamara, P., Barton, G., Liu, Z. (2008). Germania nanocrystals in Modified Chemical Vapour Deposition. Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 354, 3958-3964. [More Information]
    • Yang, W., Liu, J., Zheng, R., Liu, Z., Dai, Y., Guonan, C., Ringer, S., Braet, F. (2008). Ionic Liquid-assisted Synthesis of Polyaniline/Gold Nanocomposite and Its Biocatalytic Application. Nanoscale Research Letters, 3, 468-472. [More Information]
    • Du, X., Zhou, C., Liu, Z., Ringer, S., Mai, Y. (2008). Novel surfactant free and solid state polymerization to dendritic polyaniline nanofibers. Advanced Materials Research, 47-50, 638-641. [More Information]
    • Chen, H., Chen, Y., Liu, Y., Zhang, H., Li, C., Liu, Z., Ringer, S., Williams, J. (2008). Rare-earth doped boron nitride nanotubes. Materials Science and Engineering B, 146, 189-192. [More Information]
    • Wang, X., Zheng, R., Liu, Z., Ho, H., Xu, J., Ringer, S. (2008). Structural, optical and magnetic properties of Co-doped ZnO nanorods with hidden secondary phases. Nanotechnology, 19, 455702-1-455702-8. [More Information]
    • Liu, Z., Zheng, R., Ratinac, K., Ringer, S. (2008). The Behavior of Gallium Confined in Carbon Nanotubes during Heating and Cooling. Functional Materials Letters, 1(1), 55-58. [More Information]
    • Ma, W., Ruys, A., Mason, R., Martin, P., Bendavid, A., Liu, Z., Ionescu, M., Zreiqat, H. (2007). DLC coatings: Effects of physical and chemical properties on biological response. Biomaterials, 28(9), 1620-1628. [More Information]
    • Chen, H., Chen, Y., Li, C., Zhang, H., Williams, J., Liu, Y., Liu, Z., Ringer, S. (2007). Eu-doped Boron Nitride Nanotubes as a Nanometer-Sized Visible-Light Source. Advanced Materials, 19, 1845-1848. [More Information]
    • Liu, Z., Ringer, S. (2007). High-resolution TEM study of the Er distribution in Er-doped SiO2 films prepared by laser ablation. Physica B: Condensed Matter, 394, 270-272. [More Information]
    • Liu, Z., Kinsey, R., Durbin, S., Ringer, S. (2007). Nanobeam Electron Diffraction and High Resolution Imaging Analysis of InN Films Grown on Sapphire. Microscopy Research and Technique, 40(3), 205-210. [More Information]
    • Chen, Y., Liu, Z., Ringer, S., Tong, Z., Cui, X., Chen, Y. (2007). Selective Oxidation Synthesis of MnCr2O4 Spinel Nanowires from Commercial Stainless Steel Foil. Crystal Growth and Design, 7(11), 2279-2281. [More Information]
    • Hu, J., Li, Q., Zhan, J., Jiao, Y., Liu, Z., Ringer, S., Bando, Y., Golberg, D. (2007). Unconventional Ribbon-Shaped β-Ga2O3 Tubes with Mobile Sn Nanowire Fillings. ACS Nano, 2(1), 107-112. [More Information]
    • Liu, Z., Bando, Y., Hu, J., Ratinac, K., Ringer, S. (2006). A novel method for practical temperature measurement with carbon nanotube nanothermometers. Nanotechnology, 17, 3681-3684. [More Information]
    • Ma, W., Ruys, A., Mason, R., Martin, P., Bendavid, A., Liu, Z., Ionescu, M., Zreiqat, H. (2006). DLC coatings: Effects of physical and chemical properties on biological response. Biomaterials, 28(9), 1620-1628. [More Information]
    • Kinsey, R., Anderson, P., Liu, Z., Ringer, S., Durbin, S. (2006). Evidence for room temperature ferromagnetism in the In1-xCrxN system. Current Applied Physics, 6, 579-582. [More Information]
    • Zhan, J., Bando, Y., Hu, J., Liu, Z., Yin, L., Golberg, D. (2005). Fabrication of metal semiconductor nanowire heterojunctions. Angewandte Chemie: International Edition, 44, 2140-2144. [More Information]
    • Liu, Z., Ringer, S., Kinsey,, R., Durbin, S. (2005). HRTEM Study of InN Films Grown on Sapphire-Evidence for a Cubic InN Structure. Microscopy and Microanalysis, 11(Supplement 2), 2072-2073.
    • Yu, J., Chen, Y., Wuhrer, R., Liu, Z., Ringer, S. (2005). In situ formation of BN nanotubes during nitriding reactions. Chemistry of Materials, 17(20), 5172-5176. [More Information]
    • Hu, J., Bando, Y., Zhan, J., Liu, Z., Golberg, D., Ringer, S. (2005). Single-crystalline, submicrometer-sized ZnSe tubes. Advanced Materials, 17(8), 975-979. [More Information]
    • Hu, J., Bando, Y., Zhan, J., Liu, Z., Golberg, D. (2005). Uniform and high-quality submicrometer tubes of GaS layered crystals. Applied Physics Letters, 87, 153112-153112. [More Information]
    • Liu, Z., Kelly, P., Drennan, J., Mora, P., Kanda, H. (2004). Formation of spinel from olivine. Applied Physics Letters, 84(11), 1856-1858. [More Information]
    • Hu, J., Bando, Y., Liu, Z., Zhan, J., Golberg, D., Sekiguchi, T. (2004). Synthesis of Crystalline Silicon Tubular Nanostructures with ZnS Nanowires as Removable Templates. Angewandte Chemie: International Edition, 43, 63-66. [More Information]
    • Hu, J., Bando, Y., Liu, Z., Zhan, J., Golberg, D. (2004). The First Template-Free Growth of Crystalline Silicon Microtubes. Advanced Functional Materials, 14(6), 610-614. [More Information]
    • Hu, J., Bando, Y., Liu, Z., Xu, F., Sekiguchi, T., Zhan, J. (2004). Uniform Micro-Sized a- and b-Si3N4 Thin Ribbons Grown by a High-Temperature Thermal-Decomposition/Nitridation Route. Chemistry - A European Journal, 10(2), 554-558. [More Information]
    • Liu, Z., Bando, Y., Mitome, M., Zhan, J. (2004). Unusual Freezing and Melting of Gallium Encapsulated in Carbon Nanotubes. Physical Review Letters, 93(9), 095504-1-095504-4. [More Information]
    • Liu, Z., Bando, Y. (2003). A novel method for preparing copper nanorods and nanowires. Advanced Materials, 15(3), 303-305. [More Information]
    • Gao,, Y., Bando, Y., Golberg, D., Liu, Z. (2003). Discovery of carbon nanothermometer. Microscopy and Microanalysis, 9(Supplementary 2), 318-319.
    • Hu, J., Bando, Y., Liu, Z., Sekiguchi, T., Golberg, D., Zhan, J. (2003). Epitaxial Heterostructures: Side-to-Side Si-ZnS, Si-ZnSe Biaxial Nanowires, and Sandwichlike ZnS-Si-ZnS Triaxial Nanowires. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 125(37), 11306-11313. [More Information]
    • Li, Y., Bando, Y., Golberg, D., Liu, Z. (2003). Ga-filled single-crystalline MgO nanotube: Wide-temperature range nanothermometer. Applied Physics Letters, 83(5), 999-1001. [More Information]
    • Liu, Z., Bando, Y., Drennan, J., Spargo, A. (2003). HRTEM study of the orthorhombic zirconia in MgO-PSZ. Journal of Applied Crystallography, 36(4), 1026-1029. [More Information]
    • Liu, Z., Bando, Y. (2003). Oxidation behavior of copper nanorods. Chemical Physics Letters, 378(1-2), 85-88. [More Information]
    • Tang, C., Bando, Y., Liu, Z., Golberg, D. (2003). Synthesis and structure of InP nanowires and nanotubes. Chemical Physics Letters, 376(5-6), 676-682. [More Information]
    • Hu, J., Bando, Y., Liu, Z. (2003). Synthesis of gallium-filled gallium oxide-zinc oxide composite coaxial nanotubes. Advanced Materials, 15(12), 1000-1003. [More Information]
    • Liu, Z., Bando, Y., Tang, C. (2003). Synthesis of tungsten oxide nanowires. Chemical Physics Letters, 372(1-2), 179-182. [More Information]
    • Gao,, Y., Bando, Y., Liu, Z., Golberg, D., Nakanishi, H. (2003). Temperature measurement using a gallium-filled carbon nanotube nanothermometer. Applied Physics Letters, 83(14), 2913-2915. [More Information]
    • Tang, C., Bando, Y., Liu, Z. (2003). Thermal oxidation of gallium nitride nanowires. Applied Physics Letters, 83(15), 3177-3179. [More Information]
    • Liu, Z., Gao,, Y., Bando, Y. (2002). Highly effective metal vapor absorbents based on carbon nanotubes. Applied Physics Letters, 81(25), 4844-4846. [More Information]
    • Liu, Z., Spargo, A. (2001). High-resolution transmission Electron Microscopy and Electron-Energy-Loss Spectroscopy Study of the Phase Mg2Zr5O12 in MgO-Partially Stabilized Zirconia. Philosophical Magazine A, 81(3), 625-636.
    • Liu, Z., Spargo, A. (2001). Identification of Various Phases in HRTEM images of MgO-PSZ. Journal of Electron Microscopy, 50(6), 443-446.

    Conferences

    • Shafiee, A., Nomvar, M., Liu, Z., Abbas, A. (2016). Automated process flowsheet synthesis for hybrid membrane cryogenic carbon capture process using genetic algorithm. Chemeca 2016: Chemical Engineering - Regeneration, Recovery and Reinvention, Adelaide: Engineers Australia.
    • Shafiee, A., Nomvar, M., Lai, Z., Liu, Z., Abbas, A. (2016). Automated process flowsheet synthesis for membrane processes using genetic algorithm: role of crossover operators. 26th European Symposium on Computer-Aided Process Engineering (ESCAPE 26), Solvenia: Elsevier. [More Information]
    • Liu, Z., Bando, Y., Hu, J., Zhang, Y., Ratinac, K., Ringer, S. (2006). A New Form of Silicon: Metallic Silicon Nanodots. 16th International Microscopy Congress IMC16 2006, Japan: Japanese Society of Microscopy.
    • Zheng, R., Saxey, D., Kuwano, S., Hanna, J., Wittmann, M., Loudis, J., Baker,, I., Liu, Z., Marceau, R., Ringer, S. (2006). Microstructure evolution and hardening by spinodal decomposition in Fe-Ni-Mn-Al Alloys. 2nd Australian Workshop on Atom Probe Tomography.
    • Cheung, C., McNamara, P., Barton, G., Liu, Z., Ringer, S. (2006). Si0² and Ge0² Soot Generation in Optical Fibre Preform Fabrication using Modified Chemical Vapour Deposition. 16th International Microscopy Congress IMC16 2006, Japan: Japanese Society of Microscopy.
    • Ma, W., Ruys, A., Zreiqat, H., Mason, R., Ringer, S., Liu, Z., Keast, V., Martin, P., Bendavid, A. (2006). The Biocompatibility of Diamond-Like Carbon Nano Films. International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 2006, Brisbane, Australia: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
    • Tang, F., McNamara, P., Barton, G., Ringer, S., Fleming, S., Liu, Z. (2005). Aluminium Loss in Solution-Doped Silica Optical Fibres. BGPP/ ACOFT 2005 : OSA Topical Meeting on Bragg Gratings, Poling & Photosensitivity (BGPP) / 30th Australian Conference on Optical Fibre Technology (ACOFT) 2005, Sydney: Tour Hosts Pty Ltd.
    • Zheng, R., Saxey, D., Kuwano, S., Hanna, J., Wittmann, M., Loudis, J., Baker,, I., Liu, Z., Marceau, R., Ringer, S. (2005). Nanostructure-Properties Relationship in Spinodal Fe35Ni15Mn25Al25 Alloys. Microscopy and Microanalysis 2005. Cambridge University Press.
    • Liu, Z., Bando, Y., Ringer, S. (2004). Carbon Nanotubes Containing Gallium as Low Temperature Nanothermometers. 3rd Annual Conference of the Asia Pacific Nanotechnology Forum. APNF.
    • Liu, Z., Bando, Y., Mitome, M., Zhan, J. (2004). Melting and Freezing Behaviour of Gallium Encapsulated in Carbon Nanotubes. 8th Asia-Pacific Conference on Electron Microscopy, Japan: 8APEM Publication Committee.
    • Liu, Z., Zhang, Y., Bando, Y. (2003). Formation of Crystalline Si Nanoparticles by Heating Amorphous Silicon oxide in TEM. Fifty Ninth Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy, Japan: Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy.
    • Li, Y., Bando, Y., Golberg, D., Liu, Z. (2003). Indium-filled In2O3 Nanotubes. Fifty Ninth Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy, Japan: Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy.
    • Liu, Z., Zhang, Y., Bando, Y. (2003). Temperature Recording in Carbon nanothermometer. Fifty Ninth Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy, Japan: Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy.
    • Liu, Z., Bando, Y. (2002). HRTEM Study of the Orthorhombic ZrO2. Fifty Eighth Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy, Japan: Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy.
    • Drennan, J., Liu, Z., Kelly, P. (2002). The Olivine to Spinel Transformation Unmasked: A Direct Atomic View. AGU 2002 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA: EOS.
    • Spargo, A., Liu, Z. (2002). Unexpected Periodicities in HRTEM Images of Orthorhombic Zirconia Due to Astigmatism. ICEM-15.
    • Kelly, P., Liu, Z., Drennan, J. (2001). The Olivine to Spinel Transition. 22th meeting of the Society of Crystallographers in Australia and New Zealand, Australia: Society of Crystallographers in Australia and New Zealand.

    2018

    • Hudaib, B., Gomes, V., Shi, J., Zhou, C., Liu, Z. (2018). Poly (vinylidene fluoride)/polyaniline/MWCNT nanocomposite ultrafiltration membrane for natural organic matter removal. Separation and Purification Technology, 190, 143-155. [More Information]
    • Hudaib, B., Gomes, V., Shi, J., Zhou, C., Liu, Z. (2018). Poly(vinylidene fluoride)/polyaniline/MWCNT nanocomposite ultrafiltration membrane for natural organic matter removal. Separation and Purification Technology, 190, 143-155. [More Information]

    2017

    • Wei, L., Karahan, H., Zhai, S., Liu, H., Chen, X., Zhou, Z., Lei, Y., Liu, Z., Chen, Y. (2017). Amorphous Bimetallic Oxide-Graphene Hybrids as Bifunctional Oxygen Electrocatalysts for Rechargeable Zn-Air Batteries. Advanced Materials, 29(38), 1-10. [More Information]
    • Lei, Y., Li, J., Wang, Z., Sun, J., Chen, F., Liu, H., Ma, X., Liu, Z. (2017). Atomic-scale investigation of a new phase transformation process in TiO2 nanofibers. Nanoscale, 9(13), 4601-4609. [More Information]
    • Shafiee, A., Nomvar, M., Liu, Z., Abbas, A. (2017). Automated process synthesis for optimal flowsheet design of a hybrid membrane cryogenic carbon capture process. Journal of Cleaner Production, 150, 309-323. [More Information]
    • Liu, Y., Xia, Q., He, J., Liu, Z. (2017). Direct Observation of High Photoresponsivity in Pure Graphene Photodetectors. Nanoscale Research Letters, 12(1), 1-8. [More Information]
    • Zhang, Z., Tan, S., Kim, Y., Liu, Z., Reece, P., Bremner, S. (2017). Effect of Sb and As spray on emission characteristics of InAs quantum dots with AlAs capping layer. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 50(40). [More Information]
    • Lee, J., Vigneswaran, S., Zhang, Y., Reddy, R., Liu, Z. (2017). Effective natural organic matter removal in pond water by carbon nanotube membrane with flocculation/adsorption. Water Science and Technology: Water Supply, 17(4), 1080-1087. [More Information]
    • Deng, L., Yuan, P., Liu, D., Annabi-Bergaya, F., Zhou, J., Chen, F., Liu, Z. (2017). Effects of microstructure of clay minerals, montmorillonite, kaolinite and halloysite, on their benzene adsorption behaviors. Applied Clay Science, 143, 184-191. [More Information]
    • Fan, X., Li, S., Cui, Y., Lu, L., Zhou, C., Liu, Z. (2017). Fe3O4/rice husk-based maco-/mesoporous carbon bone nanocomposite as superior high-rate anode for lithium ion battery. Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry, 21(1), 27-34. [More Information]
    • Chen, W., Ouyang, L., Liu, J., Yao, X., Wang, H., Liu, Z., Zhu, M. (2017). Hydrolysis and regeneration of sodium borohydride (NaBH4) - A combination of hydrogen production and storage. Journal of Power Sources, 359, 400-407. [More Information]
    • Tan, C., Zhu, H., Kuang, T., Shi, J., Liu, H., Liu, Z. (2017). Laser cladding Al-based amorphous-nanocrystalline composite coatings on AZ80 magnesium alloy under water cooling condition. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 690, 108-115. [More Information]
    • Liu, Y., Lew, W., Liu, Z. (2017). Observation of Anomalous Resistance Behavior in Bilayer Graphene. Nanoscale Research Letters, 12(1), 1-8. [More Information]
    • Lee, J., Jeong, S., Ye, Y., Chen, V., Vigneswaran, S., Leiknes, T., Liu, Z. (2017). Protein fouling in carbon nanotubes enhanced ultrafiltration membrane: Fouling mechanism as a function of pH and ionic strength. Separation and Purification Technology, 176, 323-334. [More Information]
    • Fei, J., Sun, L., Zhou, C., Ling, H., Yan, F., Zhong, X., Lu, Y., Shi, J., Huang, J., Liu, Z. (2017). Tuning the Synthesis of Manganese Oxides�Nanoparticles for Efficient Oxidation of Benzyl Alcohol. Nanoscale Research Letters, 12(1), 1-9. [More Information]
    • Luan, L., Zhang, J., Wang, T., Jie, W., Liu, Z. (2017). Vanadium doped Cd0.9Mn0.1Te crystal and its optical and electronic properties. Journal of Crystal Growth, 459, 124-128. [More Information]

    2016

    • Yan, F., Jiang, J., Tian, S., Liu, Z., Shi, J., Li, K., Chen, X., Xu, Y. (2016). A Green and Facile Synthesis of Ordered Mesoporous Nanosilica Using Coal Fly Ash. ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, 4(9), 4654-4661. [More Information]
    • Shafiee, A., Nomvar, M., Liu, Z., Abbas, A. (2016). Automated process flowsheet synthesis for hybrid membrane cryogenic carbon capture process using genetic algorithm. Chemeca 2016: Chemical Engineering - Regeneration, Recovery and Reinvention, Adelaide: Engineers Australia.
    • Shafiee, A., Nomvar, M., Lai, Z., Liu, Z., Abbas, A. (2016). Automated process flowsheet synthesis for membrane processes using genetic algorithm: role of crossover operators. 26th European Symposium on Computer-Aided Process Engineering (ESCAPE 26), Solvenia: Elsevier. [More Information]
    • Yan, F., Jiang, J., Li, K., Tian, S., Liu, Z., Shi, J., Chen, X., Fei, J., Lu, Y. (2016). Cyclic Performance of Waste-Derived SiO2 Stabilized, CaO-Based Sorbents for Fast CO2 Capture. ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, 4(12), 7004-7012. [More Information]
    • Deng, L., Liu, D., Du, P., Bu, H., Song, Y., Tian, Q., Yuan, W., Yuan, P., Liu, Z., He, H. (2016). Enhancement of diatomite solid acidity by Al incorporation, as evaluated by the catalytic effects on the thermal decomposition of 12-aminolauric acid. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 509, 190-194. [More Information]
    • Tan, C., Kuang, T., Zhou, K., Zhu, H., Deng, Y., Li, X., Cai, P., Liu, Z. (2016). Fabrication and characterization of in-situ duplex plasma-treated nanocrystalline Ti/AlTiN coatings. Ceramics International, 42(9), 10793-10800. [More Information]
    • Ding, D., Huang, Y., Zhou, C., Liu, Z., Ren, J., Zhang, R., Wang, J., Zhang, Y., Lei, Z., Zhang, Z., et al (2016). Facet-Controlling Agents Free Synthesis of Hematite Crystals with High-Index Planes: Excellent Photodegradation Performance and Mechanism Insight. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 8(1), 142-151. [More Information]
    • Bastakoti, B., Li, Y., Guragain, S., Alshehri, S., Shiddiky, M., Liu, Z., Shim, K., Kim, J., Hossain, M., Malgras, V., et al (2016). Formation of mesopores inside platinum nanospheres by using double hydrophilic block copolymers. Materials Letters, 182, 190-193. [More Information]
    • Lee, J., Ye, Y., Ward, A., Zhou, C., Chen, V., Minett, A., Lee, S., Liu, Z., Chae, S., Shi, J. (2016). High flux and high selectivity carbon nanotube composite membranes for natural organic matter removal. Separation and Purification Technology, 163, 109-119. [More Information]
    • Lei, Y., Li, J., Chen, F., Wang, Z., Liu, H., Ma, X., Liu, Z. (2016). In situ observation and investigation on the formation mechanism of nanocavities in TiO2 nanofibers. CrystEngComm, 18(40), 7772-7779. [More Information]
    • Lu, J., Zhou, C., Liu, Z., Lee, K., Lu, L. (2016). LiMn2O4 cathode materials with large porous structure and radial interior channels for lithium ion batteries. Electrochimica Acta, 212, 553-560. [More Information]
    • Shafiee, A., Nomvar, M., Lai, Z., Liu, Z., Abbas, A. (2016). Modelling and sequential simulation of multi-tubular metallic membrane and techno-economics of a hydrogen production process employing thin-layer membrane reactor. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 41(42), 19081-19097. [More Information]
    • Lee, J., Jeong, S., Naidu, G., Ye, Y., Chen, V., Liu, Z., Vigneswaran, S. (2016). Performance evaluation of carbon nanotube enhanced membranes for SWRO pretreatment application. Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, 38, 123-131. [More Information]
    • Lee, J., Jeong, S., Liu, Z. (2016). Progress and challenges of carbon nanotube membrane in water treatment. Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology, 46(11-12), 999-1046. [More Information]
    • Sun, J., Lei, Y., Liu, H., Ringer, S., Liu, Z. (2016). Single crystal forms induced diverse interface structures in TiO2 (B)/anatase dual-phase nanocomposites. CrystEngComm, 18(12), 2089-2097. [More Information]
    • Lu, J., Fan, X., Zhou, C., Liu, Z., Zheng, F., Lee, K., Lu, L. (2016). Synergistic effect for LiMn2O4 microcubes with enhanced rate capability and excellent cycle stability for lithium ion batteries. Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 163(2), A197-A202. [More Information]
    • Bastakoti, B., Li, Y., Guragain, S., Pramanik, M., Alshehri, S., Ahamad, T., Liu, Z., Yamauchi, Y. (2016). Synthesis of Mesoporous Transition-Metal Phosphates by Polymeric Micelle Assembly. Chemistry - A European Journal, 22(22), 7463-7467. [More Information]
    • Kim, K., Pokhrel, S., Wang, Z., Ling, H., Zhou, C., Liu, Z., Hunger, M., Madler, L., Huang, J. (2016). Tailoring High-Performance Pd Catalysts for Chemoselective Hydrogenation Reactions via Optimizing the Parameters of the Double-Flame Spray Pyrolysis. ACS Catalysis, 6(4), 2372-2381. [More Information]
    • Liu, H., Zheng, Z., Yang, D., Zhu, H., Zhou, C., Liu, Z. (2016). The crystallography of C-centred monoclinic to body-centred tetragonal polymorphic phase transformation in mixed-phase TiO2(B) and anatase nanocomposite. Scripta Materialia, 119, 27-32. [More Information]

    2015

    • Li, Y., Bastakoti, B., Abe, H., Liu, Z., Minett, A., Alothman, Z., Yamauchi, Y. (2015). A dual soft-template synthesis of hollow mesoporous silica spheres decorated with Pt nanoparticles as a CO oxidation catalyst. RSC Advances, 5(119), 97928-97933. [More Information]
    • Lei, Y., Chen, F., Jin, Y., Liu, Z. (2015). Ag-Cu nanoalloyed film as a high-performance cathode electrocatalytic material for zinc-air battery. Nanoscale Research Letters, 10(1), 1-8. [More Information]
    • Wang, F., Jiang, Y., Lawes, D., Ball, G., Zhou, C., Liu, Z., Amal, R. (2015). Analysis of the Promoted Activity and Molecular Mechanism of Hydrogen Production over Fine Au−Pt Alloyed TiO2 Photocatalysts. ACS Catalysis, 5(7), 3924-3931. [More Information]
    • Zhou, C., Du, X., Liu, H., Ringer, S., Liu, Z. (2015). Enhancement of the catalytic performance of a CNT supported Pt nanorod cluster catalyst by controlling their microstructure. RSC Advances, 5(98), 80176-80183. [More Information]
    • Gong, J., Liu, H., Jiang, Y., Yang, S., Liao, X., Liu, Z., Ringer, S. (2015). In-situ synthesis of Ag nanoparticles by electron beam irradiation. Materials Characterization, 110(2015), 1-4. [More Information]
    • Parhizkar, M., Zhao, Y., Xu, Z., Gestos, A., Xie, Z., Liu, Z., Lin, T. (2015). Influence of Non-hydrolyzable Groups in Silane Precursor on Pore Dimension and Photochromic Properties of Sol-gel Silica Embedded with a Spirooxazine Dye. Fibers and Polymers, 16(11), 2318-2324. [More Information]
    • Wang, Z., Kim, K., Zhou, C., Chen, M., Maeda, N., Liu, Z., Shi, J., Baiker, A., Hunger, M., Huang, J. (2015). Influence of support acidity on the performance of size-confined Pt nanoparticles in the chemoselective hydrogenation of acetophenone. Catalysis Science and Technology, 5(5), 2788-2797. [More Information]
    • Sun, J., Fu, L., Liu, H., Ringer, S., Liu, Z. (2015). Interpretation of the vacancy-ordering controlled growth morphology of Hg5In2Te8 precipitates in Hg3In2Te6 single crystals by TEM observation and crystallographic calculation. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 622, 206-212. [More Information]
    • Zhao, M., Bastakoti, B., Li, Y., Xu, H., Ye, J., Liu, Z., Yamauchi, Y. (2015). Mesoporous TiO2/Zn2Ti3O8 hybrid films synthesized by polymeric micelle assembly. Chemical Communications, 51(78), 14582-14585. [More Information]
    • Xia, G., Chen, X., Zhou, C., Zhang, C., Li, D., Gu, Q., Guo, Z., Liu, H., Liu, Z., Yu, X. (2015). Nano-confined multi-synthesis of a Li-Mg-N-H nanocomposite towards low-temperature hydrogen storage with stable reversibility. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 3(24), 12646-12652. [More Information]
    • Ling, H., Kim, K., Liu, Z., Shi, J., Zhu, X., Huang, J. (2015). Photocatalytic degradation of phenol in water on as-prepared and surface modified TiO2 nanoparticles. Catalysis Today, 258, 96-102. [More Information]
    • Dai, L., Bremner, S., Tan, S., Wang, S., Zhang, G., Liu, Z. (2015). Raman scattering study on Sb spray InAs/GaAs quantum dot nanostructure systems. Nanoscale Research Letters, 10(1), 1-6. [More Information]

    2014

    • Song, B., Zhou, C., Wang, H., Liu, H., Liu, Z., Lai, M., Lu, L. (2014). Advances in Sustain Stable Voltage of Cr-Doped Li-Rich Layered Cathodes for Lithium Ion Batteries. Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 161(10), A1723-A1730. [More Information]
    • Lei, Y., Sun, J., Liu, H., Cheng, X., Chen, F., Liu, Z. (2014). Atomic Mechanism of Predictable Phase Transition in Dual-Phase H2Ti3O7/TiO2 (B) Nanofiber: An In Situ Heating TEM Investigation. Chemistry: A European Journal, 20(36), 11313-11317. [More Information]
    • Xia, G., Tan, Y., Li, D., Guo, Z., Liu, H., Liu, Z., Yu, X. (2014). Hierarchical Porous Li2Mg(NH)(2)@C Nanowires with Long Cycle Life Towards Stable Hydrogen Storage. Scientific Reports, 4, 1-7. [More Information]
    • Sun, J., Fu, L., Liu, H., Li, Y., Ringer, S., Liu, Z. (2014). On the morphology and crystallography of Hg5In2Te8 precipitation in Hg3In2Te6. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 601(15 July 2014), 298-306. [More Information]
    • Lei, W., Zhang, H., Wu, Y., Zhang, B., Liu, D., Qin, S., Liu, Z., Liu, L., Ma, Y., Chen, Y. (2014). Oxygen-doped boron nitride nanosheets with excellent performance in hydrogen storage. Nano Energy, 6, 219-224. [More Information]
    • Lei, Y., Sun, J., Liu, H., Cheng, X., Chen, F., Liu, Z. (2014). Predictable and controllable dual-phase interfaces in TiO2(B)/anatase nanofibers. Nanoscale, 6(23), 14237-14243. [More Information]
    • Song, B., Zhou, C., Chen, Y., Liu, Z., Lai, M., Xue, J., Lu, L. (2014). Role of carbon coating in improving electrochemical performance of Li-rich Li(Li0.2Mn0.54Ni0.13Co0.13)O2 cathode. RSC Advances, 4(83), 44244-44252. [More Information]
    • Lei, Y., Chen, F., Huang, B., Liu, Z. (2014). Synthesis and characterization of L12 ordered silver-copper alloy nanodendrites. Materials Research Express, 1(1), 1-12. [More Information]
    • Sun, J., Fu, L., Ringer, S., Li, Y., Liu, Z. (2014). The effect of fast annealing treatment on the interface structure and electrical properties of Au/Hg3In2Te6 contact. Journal of Materials Science, 49(18), 6160-6166. [More Information]

    2013

    • Xia, G., Li, D., Chen, X., Tan, Y., Tang, Z., Guo, Z., Liu, H., Liu, Z., Yu, X. (2013). Carbon-coated Li3N nanofibers for advanced hydrogen storage. Advanced Materials, 25(43), 6238-6244. [More Information]
    • Yuan, P., Tan, D., Annabi-Bergaya, F., Yan, W., Liu, D., Liu, Z. (2013). From platy kaolinite to aluminosilicate nanoroll via one-step delamination of kaolinite: Effect of the temperature of intercalation. Applied Clay Science, 83-84, 68-76. [More Information]
    • Cui, X., Li, L., Zheng, R., Liu, Z., Stampfl, C., Ringer, S. (2013). Graphene based dots and antidots: a comparative study from first principles. Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 13(2), 1251-1255. [More Information]
    • Song, B., Lai, M., Liu, Z., Liu, H., Lu, L. (2013). Graphene-based surface modification on layered Li-rich cathode for high-performance Li-ion batteries. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 1(34), 9954-9965. [More Information]
    • Song, B., Liu, H., Liu, Z., Xiao, P., On, L., Lu, L. (2013). High rate capability caused by surface cubic spinels in Li-rich layer-structured cathodes for Li-ion batteries. Scientific Reports, 3, 1-12. [More Information]
    • Fair, K., Cui, X., Li, L., Shieh, C., Zheng, R., Liu, Z., Delley, B., Ford, M., Ringer, S., Stampfl, C. (2013). Hydrogen adsorption capacity of adatoms on double carbon vacancies of graphene: A trend study from first principles. Physical Review B, 87(1), 1-7. [More Information]
    • Lei, W., Qin, S., Liu, D., David, P., Liu, Z., Chen, Y. (2013). Large scale boron carbon nitride nanosheets with enhanced lithium storage capabilities. Chemical Communications, 49(4), 352-354. [More Information]
    • Liu, D., Lei, W., Qin, S., Hou, L., Liu, Z., Cui, Q., Chen, Y. (2013). Large-scale synthesis of hexagonal corundum-type In2O3 by ball milling with enhanced lithium storage capabilities. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 1(17), 5274-5278. [More Information]
    • Xia, G., Meng, Q., Guo, Z., Gu, Q., Liu, H., Liu, Z., Yu, X. (2013). Nanoconfinement significantly improves the thermodynamics and kinetics of co-infiltrated 2LiBH4-LiAlH4 composites: Stable reversibility of hydrogen absorption/resorption. Acta Materialia, 61(18), 6882-6893. [More Information]
    • Wang, Z., Jiang, Y., Rachwalik, R., Liu, Z., Shi, J., Hunger, M., Huang, J. (2013). One-step room-temperature synthesis of [Al]MCM-41 materials for the catalytic conversion of phenylglyoxal to ethylmandelate. ChemCatChem, 5(12), 3889-3896. [More Information]
    • Rao, Y., Lei, Y., Cui, X., Liu, Z., Chen, F. (2013). Optical and magnetic properties of Cu-doped 13-atom Ag nanoclusters. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 565, 50-55. [More Information]
    • Xia, G., Li, L., Guo, Z., Gu, Q., Guo, Y., Yu, X., Liu, H., Liu, Z. (2013). Stabilization of NaZn(BH4)3 via nanoconfinement in SBA-15 towards enhanced hydrogen release. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 1(2), 250-257. [More Information]
    • Liu, Y., Liu, Z., Lew, W., Wang, Q. (2013). Temperature dependence of the electrical transport properties in few-layer graphene interconnects. Nanoscale Research Letters, 8(1), 1-7. [More Information]
    • Li, D., Shi, D., Liu, Z., Liu, H., Guo, Z. (2013). TiO2 nanoparticles on nitrogen-doped graphene as anode material for lithium ion batteries. Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 15(5), 1-10. [More Information]

    2012

    • Dong, B., Lu, X., Li, Z., Zhang, H., Wang, Z., Wang, C., Liu, Z. (2012). Effect of the thickness of PAN/Au modified electrode on biosensor sensitivity. Functional Materials Letters, 5(3), 1-5. [More Information]
    • Cui, X., Soon, A., Phillips, A., Zheng, R., Liu, Z., Delley, B., Ringer, S., Stampfl, C. (2012). First principles study of 3d transition metal doped Cu3N. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 324(19), 3138-3143. [More Information]
    • Zhu, H., Sha, G., Liu, J., Liu, H., Wu, C., Luo, C., Liu, Z., Zheng, R., Ringer, S. (2012). Heterogeneous nucleation of beta-type precipitates on nanoscale Zr-rich particles in a Mg-6Zn-0.5Cu-0.6Zr alloy. Nanoscale Research Letters, 7, 1-6. [More Information]
    • Zhou, C., Liu, Z., Du, X., Mitchell, D., Mai, Y., Yan, Y., Ringer, S. (2012). Hollow nitrogen-containing core/shell fibrous carbon nanomaterials as support to platinum nanocatalysts and their TEM tomography study. Nanoscale Research Letters, 7(165), 1-11. [More Information]
    • Sha, G., Zhu, H., Liu, J., Luo, C., Liu, Z., Ringer, S. (2012). Hydrogen-induced decomposition of Zr-rich cores in an Mg-6Zn-0.6Zr-0.5Cu alloy. Acta Materialia, 60(15), 5615-5625. [More Information]
    • Yuan, P., Southon, P., Liu, Z., Kepert, C. (2012). Organosilane functionalization of halloysite nanotubes for enhanced loading and controlled release. Nanotechnology, 23(37), 1-5. [More Information]
    • Lee, W., Kendrick, C., Millane, R., Liu, Z., Ringer, S., Washburn, K., Callaghan, P., Durbin, S. (2012). Porous ZnO nanonetworks grown by molecular beam epitaxy. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 45(13-14), 1-6. [More Information]
    • Wang, Z., Kou, K., Liu, Z., Zhang, D., Bi, H., Chao, M., Zhao, Q. (2012). Structural characterization and high-temperature compressive creep of PTFE-based composites filled with inorganic nanoparticles. Polymers for Advanced Technologies, 23, 545-550. [More Information]
    • Song, B., Liu, Z., Lai, M., Lu, L. (2012). Structural evolution and the capacity fade mechanism upon long-term cycling in Li-rich cathode material. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 14(37), 12875-12883. [More Information]

    2011

    • Zhou, C., Liu, Z., Yan, Y., Du, X., Mai, Y., Ringer, S. (2011). Electro-synthesis of novel nanostructured PEDOT films and their application as catalyst support. Nanoscale Research Letters, 6, 364-1-364-6. [More Information]
    • Zhu, H., Kuang, T., Zhu, B., Lei, S., Liu, Z., Ringer, S. (2011). Flame synthesis of carbon nanostructures on Ni-plated hardmetal substrates. Nanoscale Research Letters, 6, 331-1-331-6. [More Information]
    • Du, G., Seng, K., Guo, Z., Liu, J., Li, W., Jia, D., Cook, C., Liu, Z., Liu, H. (2011). Graphene-V2O5.nH2O xerogel composite cathodes for lithium ion batteries. RSC Advances, 1, 690-697. [More Information]
    • Tao, T., Glushenkov, A., Liu, H., Liu, Z., Dai, X., Chen, H., Ringer, S., Chen, Y. (2011). Ilmenite FeTiO3 Nanoflowers and Their Pseudocapacitance. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 115, 17297-17302. [More Information]
    • Cui, X., Zheng, R., Liu, Z., Li, L., Delley, B., Stampfl, C., Ringer, S. (2011). Magic numbers of nanoholes in graphene: Tunable magnetism and semiconductivity. Physical Review B, 84(12), 125410-1-125410-7. [More Information]
    • Zhu, H., Sha, G., Liu, J., Wu, C., Luo, C., Liu, Z., Zheng, R., Ringer, S. (2011). Microstructure and mechanical properties of Mg-6Zn-xCu-0.6Zr (wt.%) alloys. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 509(8), 3526-3531. [More Information]
    • Cui, X., Zheng, R., Liu, Z., Li, L., Stampfl, C., Ringer, S. (2011). Quantification of graphene based core/shell quantum dots from first principles. Applied Physics Letters, 99(18), 183102-1-183102-3. [More Information]
    • Long, Y., Li, M., Gu, C., Wan, M., Duvail, J., Liu, Z., Fan, Z. (2011). Recent advances in synthesis, physical properties and applications of conducting polymer nanotubes and nanofibers. Progress in Polymer Science, 36, 1415-1442. [More Information]
    • Yang, W., Qu, L., Zheng, R., Liu, Z., Ratinac, K., Shen, L., Yu, D., Lin, Y., Barrow, C., Ringer, S., Braet, F., et al (2011). Self-Assembly of Gold Nanowires along Carbon Nanotubes for Ultrahigh-Aspect-Ratio Hybrids. Chemistry of Materials, 23(11), 2760-2765. [More Information]

    2010

    • Long, Y., Chen, Z., Gu, C., Wan, M., Duvail, J., Liu, Z., Ringer, S. (2010). A Review on Electronic Transport Properties of Individual Conducting Polymer Nanotubes and Nanowires. In Nicoleta Lupu (Eds.), Nanowires Science and Technology, (pp. 223-242). Vukovar, Croatia: InTech Open Access Publishers (peer reviewed). [More Information]
    • Song, F., Wang, X., Powles, R., He, L., Marks, N., Zhao, S., Wan, J., Liu, Z., Zhou, J., Ringer, S., et al (2010). Calibrating the atomic balance by carbon nanoclusters. Applied Physics Letters, 96(3), 033103-1-033103-3. [More Information]
    • Li, C., Jiang, Y., Yang, S., Zheng, R., Yang, W., Liu, Z., Ringer, S. (2010). Direct synthesis and strong cathodoluminescence of Al2O3 nanotubes. Materials Chemistry and Physics, 120(2-3), 240-243. [More Information]
    • Zhu, H., Lou, C., Liu, J., Liu, Z., Ringer, S. (2010). Effects of Trace Cu Addition on the Microstructure and Tensile Properties of ZK60 Alloy. Materials Science Forum, 654-656, 655-658. [More Information]
    • Long, Y., Duvail, J., Li, M., Gu, C., Liu, Z., Ringer, S. (2010). Electrical Conductivity Studies on Individual Conjugated Polymer Nanowires: Two-Probe and Four-Probe Results. Nanoscale Research Letters, 5, 237-242. [More Information]
    • Zhou, C., Liu, Z., Du, X., Ringer, S. (2010). Electrodeposited PEDOT films on ITO with a flower-like hierarchical structure. Synthetic Metals, 160(15-16), 1636-1641. [More Information]
    • Zhou, C., Du, X., Liu, Z., Mai, Y., Ringer, S. (2010). Multi-holed clay nanotubes and their modification with a polyaniline nanolayer. Journal of Materials Science, 46(2), 446-450. [More Information]
    • Li, D., Chen, S., Shao, W., Wang, D., Li, Y., Long, Y., Liu, Z., Ringer, S. (2010). Preparation of dense nanostructured titania ceramic using two step sintering. Materials Technology, 25(1), 42-44. [More Information]
    • Bi, H., Kou, K., Yin, Y., Ostrikov, K., Liu, Z. (2010). Synthesis, Mechanical and Electrical Properties of Carbon Microcoils and Nanocoils. Functional Materials Letters, 3(4), 263-267. [More Information]
    • Li, D., Chen, S., Wang, D., Li, Y., Shao, W., Long, Y., Liu, Z., Ringer, S. (2010). Thermo-analysis of nanocrystalline TiO2 ceramics during the whole sintering process using differential scanning calorimetry. Ceramics International, 36(2), 827-829. [More Information]
    • Song, F., Wang, T., Wang, X., Xu, C., He, L., Wan, J., Van Haesendonck, C., Ringer, S., Han, M., Liu, Z., et al (2010). Visualizing Plasmon Coupling in Closely Spaced Chains of Ag Nanoparticles by Electron Energy-Loss Spectroscopy. Small, 6(3), 446-451. [More Information]

    2009

    • Biddut, A., Zhang, L., Ali, Y., Liu, Z. (2009). Achieving a damage-free polishing of mono-crystalline silicon. Key Engineering Materials, 389-390, 504-509. [More Information]
    • Li, C., Huang, H., Yang, S., Zheng, R., Yang, W., Liu, Z., Ringer, S. (2009). Controlled synthesis and characterization of 10 nm thick Al2O3 nanowires. Materials Letters, 63(12), 1016-1018. [More Information]
    • Thein, M., Li, L., On, L., Liu, T., Liu, Z., Ringer, S. (2009). Creep Behavior of In-Situ Formed AlN Reinforced Mg–5Al Nanocomposite at Low Temperatures and Low Stresses. Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Letters, 1(3), 204-207. [More Information]
    • Baker, I., Zheng, R., Saxey, D., Kuwano, S., Wittman, M., Loudis, J., Prasad, S., Liu, Z., Marceau, R., Munroe, P., Ringer, S. (2009). Microstructural evolution of spinodally formed Fe35Ni15Mn25Al25. Intermetallics, 17, 886-893. [More Information]
    • Zheng, R., Moody, M., Gault, B., Liu, Z., Liu, H., Ringer, S. (2009). On the understanding of the microscopic origin of the properties of diluted magnetic semiconductors by atom probe tomography. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 321(8), 935-943. [More Information]
    • Zhou, C., Du, X., Liu, Z., Ringer, S., Mai, Y. (2009). Solid phase mechanochemical synthesis of polyaniline branched nanofibers. Synthetic Metals, 159(13), 1302-1307. [More Information]
    • Wang, H., Ting, C., Hung, M., Chiou, C., Liu, Y., Liu, Z., Ratinac, K., Ringer, S. (2009). Three-dimensional electrodes for dye-sensitized solar cells: synthesis of indium-tin-oxide nanowire arrays by ITO/TiO2 core-shell nanowire arrays by electrophoretic deposition. Nanotechnology, 20(5), 1-9. [More Information]

    2008

    • Yuan, P., Annabi-Bergaya, F., Tao, Q., Fan, M., Liu, Z., Zhu, J., He, H., Chen, T. (2008). A combined study by XRD, FTIR, TG and HRTEM on the structure of delaminated Fe-intercalated/pillared clay. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 324, 142-149. [More Information]
    • Gault, B., Moody, M., Saxey, D., Cairney, J., Liu, Z., Zheng, R., Marceau, R., Liddicoat, P., Stephenson, L., Ringer, S. (2008). Atom Probe Tomography at The University of Sydney. In Y. Fujikawa, K. Nakajima, T. Sakurai (Eds.), Frontiers in Materials Research (Advances in Materials Research 10), (pp. 187-216). Berlin: Springer. [More Information]
    • Biddut, A., Zhang, L., Ali, Y., Liu, Z. (2008). Damage-free polishing of monocrystalline silicon wafers without chemical additives. Scripta Materialia, 59, 1178-1181. [More Information]
    • Song, F., Zhou, F., Han, M., Wan, J., Liu, Z., Zhou, J., Wang, G. (2008). Field-emission cascades prepared by boron nitride cluster beam deposition. Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology. Part B. Microelectronics and Nanometer Structures, 26(3), 1038-1040. [More Information]
    • Yuan, P., Southon, P., Liu, Z., Green, M., Hook, J., Antill, S., Kepert, C. (2008). Functionalization of Halloysite Clay Nanotubes by Grafting with gamma-Aminopropyltriethoxysilane. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 112(40), 15742-15751. [More Information]
    • Cheung, C., McNamara, P., Barton, G., Liu, Z. (2008). Germania nanocrystals in Modified Chemical Vapour Deposition. Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 354, 3958-3964. [More Information]
    • Yang, W., Liu, J., Zheng, R., Liu, Z., Dai, Y., Guonan, C., Ringer, S., Braet, F. (2008). Ionic Liquid-assisted Synthesis of Polyaniline/Gold Nanocomposite and Its Biocatalytic Application. Nanoscale Research Letters, 3, 468-472. [More Information]
    • Du, X., Zhou, C., Liu, Z., Ringer, S., Mai, Y. (2008). Novel surfactant free and solid state polymerization to dendritic polyaniline nanofibers. Advanced Materials Research, 47-50, 638-641. [More Information]
    • Chen, H., Chen, Y., Liu, Y., Zhang, H., Li, C., Liu, Z., Ringer, S., Williams, J. (2008). Rare-earth doped boron nitride nanotubes. Materials Science and Engineering B, 146, 189-192. [More Information]
    • Wang, X., Zheng, R., Liu, Z., Ho, H., Xu, J., Ringer, S. (2008). Structural, optical and magnetic properties of Co-doped ZnO nanorods with hidden secondary phases. Nanotechnology, 19, 455702-1-455702-8. [More Information]
    • Liu, Z., Zheng, R., Ratinac, K., Ringer, S. (2008). The Behavior of Gallium Confined in Carbon Nanotubes during Heating and Cooling. Functional Materials Letters, 1(1), 55-58. [More Information]

    2007

    • Ma, W., Ruys, A., Mason, R., Martin, P., Bendavid, A., Liu, Z., Ionescu, M., Zreiqat, H. (2007). DLC coatings: Effects of physical and chemical properties on biological response. Biomaterials, 28(9), 1620-1628. [More Information]
    • Chen, H., Chen, Y., Li, C., Zhang, H., Williams, J., Liu, Y., Liu, Z., Ringer, S. (2007). Eu-doped Boron Nitride Nanotubes as a Nanometer-Sized Visible-Light Source. Advanced Materials, 19, 1845-1848. [More Information]
    • Liu, Z., Ringer, S. (2007). High-resolution TEM study of the Er distribution in Er-doped SiO2 films prepared by laser ablation. Physica B: Condensed Matter, 394, 270-272. [More Information]
    • Liu, Z., Kinsey, R., Durbin, S., Ringer, S. (2007). Nanobeam Electron Diffraction and High Resolution Imaging Analysis of InN Films Grown on Sapphire. Microscopy Research and Technique, 40(3), 205-210. [More Information]
    • Chen, Y., Liu, Z., Ringer, S., Tong, Z., Cui, X., Chen, Y. (2007). Selective Oxidation Synthesis of MnCr2O4 Spinel Nanowires from Commercial Stainless Steel Foil. Crystal Growth and Design, 7(11), 2279-2281. [More Information]
    • Hu, J., Li, Q., Zhan, J., Jiao, Y., Liu, Z., Ringer, S., Bando, Y., Golberg, D. (2007). Unconventional Ribbon-Shaped β-Ga2O3 Tubes with Mobile Sn Nanowire Fillings. ACS Nano, 2(1), 107-112. [More Information]

    2006

    • Liu, Z., Bando, Y., Hu, J., Zhang, Y., Ratinac, K., Ringer, S. (2006). A New Form of Silicon: Metallic Silicon Nanodots. 16th International Microscopy Congress IMC16 2006, Japan: Japanese Society of Microscopy.
    • Liu, Z., Bando, Y., Hu, J., Ratinac, K., Ringer, S. (2006). A novel method for practical temperature measurement with carbon nanotube nanothermometers. Nanotechnology, 17, 3681-3684. [More Information]
    • Ma, W., Ruys, A., Mason, R., Martin, P., Bendavid, A., Liu, Z., Ionescu, M., Zreiqat, H. (2006). DLC coatings: Effects of physical and chemical properties on biological response. Biomaterials, 28(9), 1620-1628. [More Information]
    • Kinsey, R., Anderson, P., Liu, Z., Ringer, S., Durbin, S. (2006). Evidence for room temperature ferromagnetism in the In1-xCrxN system. Current Applied Physics, 6, 579-582. [More Information]
    • Zheng, R., Saxey, D., Kuwano, S., Hanna, J., Wittmann, M., Loudis, J., Baker,, I., Liu, Z., Marceau, R., Ringer, S. (2006). Microstructure evolution and hardening by spinodal decomposition in Fe-Ni-Mn-Al Alloys. 2nd Australian Workshop on Atom Probe Tomography.
    • Cheung, C., McNamara, P., Barton, G., Liu, Z., Ringer, S. (2006). Si0² and Ge0² Soot Generation in Optical Fibre Preform Fabrication using Modified Chemical Vapour Deposition. 16th International Microscopy Congress IMC16 2006, Japan: Japanese Society of Microscopy.
    • Ma, W., Ruys, A., Zreiqat, H., Mason, R., Ringer, S., Liu, Z., Keast, V., Martin, P., Bendavid, A. (2006). The Biocompatibility of Diamond-Like Carbon Nano Films. International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 2006, Brisbane, Australia: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

    2005

    • Tang, F., McNamara, P., Barton, G., Ringer, S., Fleming, S., Liu, Z. (2005). Aluminium Loss in Solution-Doped Silica Optical Fibres. BGPP/ ACOFT 2005 : OSA Topical Meeting on Bragg Gratings, Poling & Photosensitivity (BGPP) / 30th Australian Conference on Optical Fibre Technology (ACOFT) 2005, Sydney: Tour Hosts Pty Ltd.
    • Zhan, J., Bando, Y., Hu, J., Liu, Z., Yin, L., Golberg, D. (2005). Fabrication of metal semiconductor nanowire heterojunctions. Angewandte Chemie: International Edition, 44, 2140-2144. [More Information]
    • Liu, Z., Ringer, S., Kinsey,, R., Durbin, S. (2005). HRTEM Study of InN Films Grown on Sapphire-Evidence for a Cubic InN Structure. Microscopy and Microanalysis, 11(Supplement 2), 2072-2073.
    • Yu, J., Chen, Y., Wuhrer, R., Liu, Z., Ringer, S. (2005). In situ formation of BN nanotubes during nitriding reactions. Chemistry of Materials, 17(20), 5172-5176. [More Information]
    • Zheng, R., Saxey, D., Kuwano, S., Hanna, J., Wittmann, M., Loudis, J., Baker,, I., Liu, Z., Marceau, R., Ringer, S. (2005). Nanostructure-Properties Relationship in Spinodal Fe35Ni15Mn25Al25 Alloys. Microscopy and Microanalysis 2005. Cambridge University Press.
    • Hu, J., Bando, Y., Zhan, J., Liu, Z., Golberg, D., Ringer, S. (2005). Single-crystalline, submicrometer-sized ZnSe tubes. Advanced Materials, 17(8), 975-979. [More Information]
    • Hu, J., Bando, Y., Zhan, J., Liu, Z., Golberg, D. (2005). Uniform and high-quality submicrometer tubes of GaS layered crystals. Applied Physics Letters, 87, 153112-153112. [More Information]

    2004

    • Liu, Z., Bando, Y., Ringer, S. (2004). Carbon Nanotubes Containing Gallium as Low Temperature Nanothermometers. 3rd Annual Conference of the Asia Pacific Nanotechnology Forum. APNF.
    • Liu, Z., Kelly, P., Drennan, J., Mora, P., Kanda, H. (2004). Formation of spinel from olivine. Applied Physics Letters, 84(11), 1856-1858. [More Information]
    • Liu, Z., Bando, Y., Mitome, M., Zhan, J. (2004). Melting and Freezing Behaviour of Gallium Encapsulated in Carbon Nanotubes. 8th Asia-Pacific Conference on Electron Microscopy, Japan: 8APEM Publication Committee.
    • Hu, J., Bando, Y., Liu, Z., Zhan, J., Golberg, D., Sekiguchi, T. (2004). Synthesis of Crystalline Silicon Tubular Nanostructures with ZnS Nanowires as Removable Templates. Angewandte Chemie: International Edition, 43, 63-66. [More Information]
    • Hu, J., Bando, Y., Liu, Z., Zhan, J., Golberg, D. (2004). The First Template-Free Growth of Crystalline Silicon Microtubes. Advanced Functional Materials, 14(6), 610-614. [More Information]
    • Hu, J., Bando, Y., Liu, Z., Xu, F., Sekiguchi, T., Zhan, J. (2004). Uniform Micro-Sized a- and b-Si3N4 Thin Ribbons Grown by a High-Temperature Thermal-Decomposition/Nitridation Route. Chemistry - A European Journal, 10(2), 554-558. [More Information]
    • Liu, Z., Bando, Y., Mitome, M., Zhan, J. (2004). Unusual Freezing and Melting of Gallium Encapsulated in Carbon Nanotubes. Physical Review Letters, 93(9), 095504-1-095504-4. [More Information]

    2003

    • Liu, Z., Bando, Y. (2003). A novel method for preparing copper nanorods and nanowires. Advanced Materials, 15(3), 303-305. [More Information]
    • Gao,, Y., Bando, Y., Golberg, D., Liu, Z. (2003). Discovery of carbon nanothermometer. Microscopy and Microanalysis, 9(Supplementary 2), 318-319.
    • Hu, J., Bando, Y., Liu, Z., Sekiguchi, T., Golberg, D., Zhan, J. (2003). Epitaxial Heterostructures: Side-to-Side Si-ZnS, Si-ZnSe Biaxial Nanowires, and Sandwichlike ZnS-Si-ZnS Triaxial Nanowires. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 125(37), 11306-11313. [More Information]
    • Liu, Z., Zhang, Y., Bando, Y. (2003). Formation of Crystalline Si Nanoparticles by Heating Amorphous Silicon oxide in TEM. Fifty Ninth Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy, Japan: Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy.
    • Li, Y., Bando, Y., Golberg, D., Liu, Z. (2003). Ga-filled single-crystalline MgO nanotube: Wide-temperature range nanothermometer. Applied Physics Letters, 83(5), 999-1001. [More Information]
    • Liu, Z., Bando, Y., Drennan, J., Spargo, A. (2003). HRTEM study of the orthorhombic zirconia in MgO-PSZ. Journal of Applied Crystallography, 36(4), 1026-1029. [More Information]
    • Li, Y., Bando, Y., Golberg, D., Liu, Z. (2003). Indium-filled In2O3 Nanotubes. Fifty Ninth Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy, Japan: Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy.
    • Liu, Z., Bando, Y. (2003). Oxidation behavior of copper nanorods. Chemical Physics Letters, 378(1-2), 85-88. [More Information]
    • Tang, C., Bando, Y., Liu, Z., Golberg, D. (2003). Synthesis and structure of InP nanowires and nanotubes. Chemical Physics Letters, 376(5-6), 676-682. [More Information]
    • Hu, J., Bando, Y., Liu, Z. (2003). Synthesis of gallium-filled gallium oxide-zinc oxide composite coaxial nanotubes. Advanced Materials, 15(12), 1000-1003. [More Information]
    • Liu, Z., Bando, Y., Tang, C. (2003). Synthesis of tungsten oxide nanowires. Chemical Physics Letters, 372(1-2), 179-182. [More Information]
    • Gao,, Y., Bando, Y., Liu, Z., Golberg, D., Nakanishi, H. (2003). Temperature measurement using a gallium-filled carbon nanotube nanothermometer. Applied Physics Letters, 83(14), 2913-2915. [More Information]
    • Liu, Z., Zhang, Y., Bando, Y. (2003). Temperature Recording in Carbon nanothermometer. Fifty Ninth Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy, Japan: Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy.
    • Tang, C., Bando, Y., Liu, Z. (2003). Thermal oxidation of gallium nitride nanowires. Applied Physics Letters, 83(15), 3177-3179. [More Information]

    2002

    • Liu, Z., Gao,, Y., Bando, Y. (2002). Highly effective metal vapor absorbents based on carbon nanotubes. Applied Physics Letters, 81(25), 4844-4846. [More Information]
    • Liu, Z., Bando, Y. (2002). HRTEM Study of the Orthorhombic ZrO2. Fifty Eighth Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy, Japan: Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy.
    • Drennan, J., Liu, Z., Kelly, P. (2002). The Olivine to Spinel Transformation Unmasked: A Direct Atomic View. AGU 2002 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA: EOS.
    • Spargo, A., Liu, Z. (2002). Unexpected Periodicities in HRTEM Images of Orthorhombic Zirconia Due to Astigmatism. ICEM-15.

    2001

    • Liu, Z., Spargo, A. (2001). High-resolution transmission Electron Microscopy and Electron-Energy-Loss Spectroscopy Study of the Phase Mg2Zr5O12 in MgO-Partially Stabilized Zirconia. Philosophical Magazine A, 81(3), 625-636.
    • Liu, Z., Spargo, A. (2001). Identification of Various Phases in HRTEM images of MgO-PSZ. Journal of Electron Microscopy, 50(6), 443-446.
    • Kelly, P., Liu, Z., Drennan, J. (2001). The Olivine to Spinel Transition. 22th meeting of the Society of Crystallographers in Australia and New Zealand, Australia: Society of Crystallographers in Australia and New Zealand.

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