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ZHONG Xiaoyan

Associate Professor
National Center for Electron Microscopy in Beijing
School of Materials Science and Engineering
Tsinghua University
100084 Beijing, China
Title: accosiate professor
Address: East Main Building11-218
Phone:010-62782347
E-mail: xyzhong@mail.tsinghua.edu.cn
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Education Background

BS (Materials Science and Engineering), Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. Thesis Advisor: Professor Jing Zhu, 08/1997-07/2001
Ph.D (Materials Science and Engineering), Tsinghua University, Beijing, P. R. China. Advisor: Professor Jing Zhu, 08/2001-07/2006      

Work Resume

12/2013-today  Associate Professor, Beijing National Center for Electron Microscopy, School of Materials Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, P. R. China
01/2010-12/2013 Assistant Professor, Beijing ational Center for Electron Microscopy, School of Materials Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, P. R. China
11/2006-01/2010 Postdoctoral Research Associate, Electron Microscopy Center, Materials Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, IL, USA.  Advisor: Dr. Bernd Kabius, Dr. Amanda Petford-Long          

Research Field

Development of transmission electron microscopy techniques, for example, electron magnetic circular dichroism, and their applications in solving new challenges in functional materials, especially in magnetic materials.          

Academic Achievements

1.  Z. C. Wang, A. H. Tavabi, L. Jin, J. Rusz, D. Tyutyunnikov, H. B. Jiang, Y. Moritomo, J. Mayer, R. E. Dunin-Borkowski, R. Yu, J. Zhu, X. Y. Zhong*, Atomic scale imaging of magnetic circular dichroism by achromatic electron microscopy, Nature Materials, 17,221-225, 2018.
2. Z. Q. Wang, X. Y. Zhong*, R. Yu, Z. Y. Cheng, J. Zhu*, Quantitative experimental determination of site-specific magnetic structures by transmitted electrons. Nature Communications, 4, 1395, 2013.
3. X. Y. Zhong*, J. Lin, S.-S. Kao, Z. Y. Liao, J. Zhu, X. J. Huang, R. Zhang, H. L. Xin*, Atomistic Defect Makes a Phase Plate for the Generation and High-Angular Splitting of Electron Vortex Beams, ACS Nano, 13 (4), 3964-3970, 2019.
4. X. F. Chen, S. Higashikozono, K. Ito, L. Jin, P.-L. Ho, C.-P. Yu, N.-H. Tai, J. Mayer, R. E. Dunin-Borkowski, T. Suemasu, X. Y. Zhong*, Nanoscale measurement of giant saturation magnetization in α''-Fe16N2 by electron energy-loss magnetic chiral dichroism, Ultramicroscopy, 203, 37-43, 2019.
5. P.-L. Ho, C.-P. Yu, Q. Q. Zhang, K. Song, J. P. Buban, S.-Y. Choi, R. E. Dunin-Borkowski, J. Mayer, N.-H. Tai, J. Zhu, L. Jin*, X. Y. Zhong*, Effect of cation ratio and order on magnetic circular dichroism in the double perovskites Sr2Fe1+xRe1-xO6. Ultramicroscopy, 193, 137-142, 2018.
6. J. Lin, X. Y. Zhong*, C. Song, J. Rusz, V. Kocevski, H.L. Xin, B. Cui, L.L. Han, R.Q. Lin, X.F. Chen and J. Zhu, Detection of magnetic circular dichroism in amorphous materials utilizing a single-crystalline overlayer, Physical Review Materials, 1, 071404(R), 2017.
7. Y. Xia, X. Y. Zhong*, X. X. Ke,* G.-R. Zhang, Z. Y. Cheng, B.-Q. Xu, 3D Quantification of Low-Coordinate Surface Atom Density: Bridging Catalytic Activity to Concave Facets of Nanocatalysts in Fuel Cells, Small, 12 (46), 6332–6337, 2016.
8. X. Y. Zhong*, B. Kabius, D. K. Schreiber, J. A. Eastman, D. D. Fong, A. K. Petford-Long, Three-dimensional quantitative chemical roughness of buried ZrO2/In2O3 interfaces via energy-filtered electron tomography, Applied Physics Letters, 100(10): 101604, 2012.

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