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Xiaohua Zhang, Ph.D.

Research Interests

Templated and directed self-assembly in block copolymer film; neutron based characterization technique to determine the three-dimensional order in nanostructured soft materials including reflectivity and small angle scattering

Publications

  1. Xiaohua Zhang, Silvia H. Lacerda, Kevin G. Yager, Brian C. Berry, Jack F. Douglas, Ronald L. Jones and Alamgir Karim, Target Patterns Induced by Fixed Nanoparticles in Block Copolymer films. ACS Nano, 2009, in proof.

  2. Xiaohua Zhang, Brian C. Berry, Kevin G. Yager, Sangcheol Kim, Ronald L. Jones, Sushil Satija, Deanna L. Pickel, Jack F. Douglas and Alamgir Karim, Surface Morphology Diagram for Cylinder-Forming Block Copolymer Thin Films. ACS Nano, 2008, 2, 2331-2341.

  3. Xiaohua Zhang,  Zhigang Wang, Ruoyu Zhang and Charles C. Han, Effect of Liquid-Liquid Phase Separation on the Lamellar Crystal Morphology in PEH/PEB Blend. Macromolecules 2006, 39, 9285-9290.

  4. Xiaohua Zhang, Zhigang Wang and Charles C. Han, Fine Structures in Phase-Separated Domains of a Polyolefin Blend via Spinodal Decomposition. Macromolecules, 2006, 39, 7441-7445.

  5. Xiaohua Zhang, Zhigang Wang,Xia Dong,Dujin Wang andCharles C. Han, Interplay between two phase transitions: Crystallization and liquid-liquid phase separation in a polyolefin blend. J. Chem. Phys., 2006, 125, 024907.

  6. Xiaohua Zhang, Zhigang Wang, M. Muthukumar and Charles C. Han, Fluctuation-assisted crystallization: In a simultaneous phase separation and crystallization polyolefin blend system. Macromol. Rapid. Comnun., 2005, 26, 1285-1288.

  7. Song Hong, Xiaohua Zhang, Ruoyu Zhang, Jiang Zhao and Charles C. Han, Thickness Dependence of Liquid-Liquid Phase Separation in Thin Films of a Polyolefin Blend. Macromolecules

    2009, 42, 4349–4351.

  8. Song Hong, Xiaohua Zhang, Ruoyu Zhang, Li Wang, Jiang Zhao and Charles C. Han, Liquid–Liquid Phase Separation and Crystallization in Thin Films of a Polyolefin Blend. Macromolecules 2008, 41, 2311-2314.

  9. Kun Meng, Xia Dong, Xiaohua Zhang, Chenggui Zhang and Charles C. Han, Shear-Induced Crystallization in a Blend of Isotactic Poly(propylene) and Poly(ethylene-co-octene). Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2006, 27, 1677–1683.

  10. Xiaohua Zhangand Charles C. Han,Interplay between two phase transitions: Crystallization and liquid-liquid phase separation in a polyolefin blend.International Symposium on Polymer Physics, 2006, 80-81.

  11. Xiaohua Zhangand Charles C. Han,Fluctuation induced crystallization: In a simultaneously phase separation and crystallization polyolefin blend system.International Symposium on Polymer Physics, 2004, 261-262.

  12. He Cheng, Xiaohua Zhang and Charles C. Han, Rexamination of the crystallization    behavior of  PCL-PEO-PCL triblock copolymer, International Symposium on Polymer Physics, 2006, 123-124.

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Position:

Guest Researcher
Polymers Division
Electronics Materials Group

Employment History:

2006 to Present: Guest Researcher Polymers Division, NIST
2005 to 2006: Assistant Researcher Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

Education:

Ph.D Polymer Physics Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China (2005)

Contact

Phone: 301-975-5189
Email: xiaohua.zhang@nist.gov
Fax: 301-975-3928