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Yunlong Zi

Yunlong Zi

Postdoctoral Fellow

Office: 280 PTB Building
Personal Website: http://yunlongzi.weebly.com/
Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=RqljR-EAAAAJ
Fax: 404-894-9140
Email: yunlongzi@gmail.com; yunlong.zi@mse.gatech.edu
Mailing Address: PTB building 280
Georgia Institute of Technology
500 10th street N.W.
Atlanta, GA 30318-5794

Biosketch

  • Ph.D. in Physics, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA, 2009-2014 (Advisor: Prof. Chen Yang)
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Materials Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, 2005-2009

Research Area

  • Fundamental study and novel design of triboelectric nanogenerators
  • Hybridization of nanogenerators and other energy harvesters
  • Synthesis and characterization of nanomaterials
  • Piezotronics and nanoelectronics

Publications

1. Yunlong Zi, Simiao Niu‡, Jie Wang, Zhen Wen, Wei Tang, Zhong Lin Wang, Standards and Figure of Merits for Quantifying the Performance of Triboelectric Nanogenerators, in submission;

2. Yunlong Zi, Long Lin, Jie Wang, Sihong Wang, Jun Chen, Xing Fan, Po-Kang Yang, Fang Yi, Zhong Lin Wang, Triboelectric-Pyroelectric-Piezoelectric Hybrid Cell for High-Efficient Energy-Harvesting and Self-Powered Sensing, Advanced Materials, 27 (14), 2340-2347;

3. Yunlong Zi, Kyooho Jung, Dmitri N. Zakharov, Chen Yang, Understanding Self-Aligned Planar Growth of InAs Nanowires, Nano Letters, 2013, 13 (6), 2786–2791 (2013);

4. Yunlong Zi, Yanjie Zhao, Drew Candebate, Joerg Appenzeller, Chen Yang, Synthesis of Antimony-Based Nanowires Using the Simple Vapor Deposition Method. ChemPhysChem, 2012: (10) 2585–2588;

5. Jun Chen, Jing Yang, Zhaoling Li, Xing Fan, Yunlong Zi, Qingsheng Jing, Hengyu Guo, Zhen Wen, Ken C. Pradel, Simiao Niu, Zhong Lin Wang, Networks of Triboelectric Nanogenerators for Harvesting Water Wave Energy: A Potential Approach toward Blue Energy, ACS Nano, 2015, 9 (3), pp.3324–3331;

6. Collin J. Delker, Yunlong Zi, Chen Yang, David B. Janes, Current and noise properties of InAs nanowire transistors with asymmetric contacts induced by gate overlap, Electron Devices, IEEE Transactions on, 2014, 61 (3), pp.884-889;

7. Collin J. Delker, Yunlong Zi, Chen Yang, David B. Janes, Low-frequency Noise Contributions from Channel and contacts in InAs nanowire transistors, Electron Devices, IEEE Transactions on, 2013, vol.60, no.9, pp.2900-2905;

8. Collin J. Delker, Yunlong Zi, Chen Yang, David B. Janes, Temperature dependence of current and low-frequency noise in InAs nanowire transistors, Device Research Conference (DRC), 2013 71st Annual, 57-58;

9. Yanjie Zhao, Drew Candebat, Collin J. Delker, Yunlong Zi, David B. Janes, Joerg Appenzeller, Chen Yang, Understanding the Impact of Schottky Barriers on the Performance of Narrow Bandgap Nanowire Field Effect Transistors, Nano letters, 12 (10), 5331-5336;

10. Collin J. Delker, Yunlong Zi, Chen Yang, David B. Janes, Low-frequency Noise in Contact and Channel Regions of Ambipolar InAs Nanowire Transistors, Device Research Conference (DRC), 2012 70th Annual, 189-190.

Conference Presentations

1. Understanding Self-Aligned Planar Growth of InAs nanowires, Oral presentation, 2013 Materials Research Society Fall meeting, Boston, MA, Dec. 1-6, 2013;

2. GaSb nanowires synthesis and in situ doping method, Oral presentation, Electronic Material Conference 2012, State College, PA, June 20-22, 2012

Awards and Honors

  • Apr. 2013: One of "5 students who are Transformation Makers", Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA (http://www.purdue.edu/fivestudents/transformation-makers/zi)
  • June 2012: 2012 Electronic Material Conference student travel grant, EMC 2012, State College, PA, USA
  • 2006 & 2007: Tsinghua 3rd class Excellent School Work Scholarship (twice), Tsinghua University, Beijing, China