B. Sc., Fudan University (1996)
M.Sc., Fudan University (2000)
Ph. D, University of Florida (2004)
Postdoc, Georgia Institute of Technology (2005-2008)
Theoretical modeling and computational simulation of physical/chemical properties of materials at vasious scales. Current interests include molecular-scale electronics/spintronics, computational design of functional materials and nanoscale catalysis.
1. L. Liu, Y. Feng, and C. Zhang*, Electronic and transport properties of molecular junctions under a finite bias: A dual mean field approach. J. Chem. Phys. 139, 191103 (2013).
2. Nurbawono and C. Zhang*, Reversible magnetism switching in graphene-based systems via the decoration of photochromic molecules. Appl. Phys. Lett. 103, 203110 (2013).
3. Zhou, Y. Feng, and C. Zhang*, Gold clusters on Nb-doped SrTiO3: effects of metal-insulator transition on heterogeneous Au nanocatalysis. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 14, 9660 (2012).
4. Nurbawono, Y. Feng, and C. Zhang*, Electron tunneling through a hybrid superconducting-normal mesoscopic junction under microwave radiation, Phys. Rev. B82, 014535 (2010).
5. Zhou, A. Zhang, Z. Dai, Y. Feng, and C. Zhang*, Strain-Enhanced Stabilization and Catalytic Activity of Metal Nanoclusters on Graphene, J. Phys. Chem. C 114, 16541 (2010).
6. Nurbawono, Y. Feng, E. Zhao, and C. Zhang*, Differential conductance anomaly in superconducting quantum point contacts, Phys. Rev. B 80, 184516 (2009).
7. C. Zhang, R. Barnett, and U. Landman, Bonding, Conductance, and Magnetization of Oxygenated Au Nanowires, Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 046801 (2008)
8. C. Zhang, B. Yoon, and U. Landman, Predicted Oxidation of CO Catalyzed by Au Nanoclusters on a Thin Defect-Free MgO Film Supported on a Mo(100) Surface, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 129, 2228 (2007).
9. Marchenkov, Z. Dai, C. Zhang, R. Barnett, and U. Landman, Atomic dimer shuttling and two-level conductance fluctuations in Nb nanowires Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 046802 (2007).
10. C. Zhang, M. H. Du, H. P. Cheng, X. G. Zhang, A. E. Roitberg, and J. L. Krause, Coherent Electron Transport through an Azobenzene Molecule: A Light-Driven Molecular Switch, Phys. Rev. Lett. 92, 158301 (2004).