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Xiaonan Wen

Xiaonan Wen

Graduate Research Assistant

Office: IPST
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Email: xwen31@gatech.edu
Mailing Address: Georgia Institute of Technology
500 10th street NW
Atlanta, GA 30318-5794
Biosketch | Research Area | Publications | Conference Presentations

Biosketch

  • 2010 - present: PhD candidate in the School of Materials Science and Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
  • 2006 - 2010: B.S. in Physics, Peking University, China
  • 2006 - 2010: B.S. in Economics, Peking University, China

Research Area

  • Synthesis of functional nanomaterials
  • Energy harvesting using piezoelectric and triboelectric generators
  • Self-powered nanosystems
  • Piezo-electronics and piezo-optoelectronics based on ZnO, GaN etc. for novel transistors and devices
  • Integration of novel transistors into functional systems

Publications

    *Author of equal contribution
    First Author/Co-first Author publications

    1. Wenzhuo Wu*, Xiaonan Wen*, Zhong Lin Wang, “Taxel-Addressable Matrix of Vertical-Nanowire Piezotronic Transistors for Active/Adaptive Tactile Imaging", Science, 2013, 340 (6135), 952-957
    2. Xiaonan Wen, Wenzhuo Wu , Yong Ding , and Zhong Lin Wang, “Piezotronic Effect in Flexible Thin-film Based Devices", Advanced Materials, 2013, 25(24), 3371–3379
    3. Xiaonan Wen, Wenzhuo Wu, Yong Ding and Zhong Lin Wang, “Seedless synthesis of patterned ZnO nanowire arrays on metal thin films (Au, Ag, Cu, Sn) and their application for flexible electromechanical sensing”, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2012, 22, 9469-9476
    4. Xiaonan Wen, Wenzhuo Wu and Zhong Lin Wang, “Effective Piezo-phototronic Enhancement of Solar Cell Performance by Tuning Material Properties”, Nano Energy, 2013, 2, 1093–1100
    5. Xiaonan Wen*, Weiqing Yang*, Yong Ding, Simiao Niu, Zhong Lin Wang, “Piezoresistive effect in MoO3 nanobelts and its application in strain-enhanced oxygen sensors”, Nano Research, 2014, 7, 180-189
    6. Xiaonan Wen*, Yuanjie Su*, Ya Yang, Hulin Zhang and Zhong Lin Wang, “Applicability of Triboelectric Generator over a Wide Range of Temperature”, Nano Energy, 2014, 4, 150–156
    7. Xiaonan Wen*, Weiqing Yang*, Qingshen Jing, and Zhong Lin Wang, “Harvesting Broadband Kinetic Impact Energy from Mechanical Triggering/Vibration and Water Wave”, ACS Nano, 2014, 8 (7), 7405–7412
    8. Yuanjie Su*, Xiaonan Wen*, Guang Zhu, Jin Yang, Jun Chen, Peng Bai, Zhiming Wu, Yadong Jiang, Zhong Lin Wang, “Hybrid triboelectric nanogenerator for harvesting water wave energy and as a self-powered distress signal emitter”, Nano Energy, online.
    9. Weiqing Yang*, Jun Chen*, Xiaonan Wen*, Qingshen Jing, Jin Yang, Yuanjie Su, Guang Zhu, Wenzuo Wu, and Zhong Lin Wang, “Triboelectrification Based Motion Sensor for Human-Machine Interfacing”, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2014, 6 (10), 7479–7484

    Other co-author publications:

    1. Wenzhuo Wu, Caofeng Pan, Yan Zhang, Xiaonan Wen, and Zhong Lin Wang, “Piezotronics and Piezo-phototronics – from single nanodevices to array of devices and then to integrated functional system”, Review Paper, Nano Today, 2013, 8, 619–642
    2. Xiuhan Li, Zong-Hong Lin, Gang Cheng, Xiaonan Wen, Ying Liu, Simiao Niu, Zhong Lin Wang, “3D Fiber-Based Hybrid Nanogenerator for Energy Harvesting and as a Self-Powered Pressure Sensor”, submitted
    3. Li Zheng, Zong-Hong Lin, Gang Cheng, Wenzhuo Wu, Xiaonan Wen, Sangmin Lee, Zhong Lin Wang, “Silicon-Based Hybrid Cell for Harvesting both Solar Energy and Raindrop Electrostatic Energy”, submitted
    4. Weiqing Yang, Jun Chen, Qingshen Jing, Jin Yang, Xiaonan Wen, Yuanjie Su, Guang Zhu, Peng Bai, Zhong Lin Wang, “3D Stack Integrated Triboelectric Nanogenerator for Harvesting Vibration Energy”, Advanced Functional Materials, 2014, 24, 26, 4090–4096
    5. Ya Yang , Hulin Zhang , Ruoyu Liu , Xiaonan Wen , Te-Chien Hou , and Zhong Lin Wang, “Fully Enclosed Triboelectric Nanogenerators for Applications in Water and Harsh Environments”, Advanced Energy Material, 2013, 3, 1563–1568
    6. Weiqing Yang, Jun Chen, Guang Zhu, Xiaonan Wen, Peng Bai, Yuanjie Su, Yuan Lin, Zhong Lin Wang, “Harvesting vibration energy by a triple-cantilever based triboelectric nanogenerator”, Nano Research, 2013, 6, 880-886
    7. Simiao Niu, Youfan Hu, Xiaonan Wen, Yusheng Zhou Fang Zhang, Long Lin, Sihong Wang, Zhong Lin Wang, “Enhanced Performance of Flexible ZnO Nanowire Based Room-Temperature Oxygen Sensors by Piezotronic Effect”, Advanced Materials, 2013, 25, 3701-3706
    8. Ya Yang, Guang Zhu, Hulin Zhang, Jun Chen, Xiandai Zhong, Zong-Hong Lin, Yuanjie Su, Peng Bai, Xiaonan Wen, and Zhong Lin Wang, “Triboelectric Nanogenerator for Harvesting Wind Energy and as Self-Powered Wind Vector Sensor System”, ACS NANO, 2013, 7, 9461–9468
    9. Ya Yang, Hulin Zhang, Jun Chen, Qingshen Jing, Yu Sheng Zhou, Xiaonan Wen, and Zhong Lin Wang, “Single-Electrode-Based Sliding Triboelectric Nanogenerator for Self-Powered Displacement Vector Sensor System”, ACS NANO, 2013, 7, 7342–7351
    10. Ya Yang, Hulin Zhang, Ruoyu Liu, Xiaonan Wen, Te-Chien Hou and Zhong Lin Wang, “Fully Enclosed Triboelectric Nanogenerators for Applications in Water and Harsh Environments”, Advanced Energy Materials, 2013, 3, 1563–1568
    11. Long Lin, Yannan Xie, Sihong Wang, Wenzhuo Wu, Simiao Niu, Xiaonan Wen, and Zhong Lin Wang, “Triboelectric Active Sensor Array for Self-Powered Static and Dynamic Pressure Detection and Tactile Imaging”, ACS Nano, 2013, 7, 8266–8274
    12. Ken C. Pradel, Wenzhuo Wu, Yusheng Zhou, Xiaonan Wen, Yong Ding, and Zhong Lin Wang, “Piezotronic Effect in Solution-Grown pType ZnO Nanowires and Films", Nano Letters, 2013, 13, 2647–2653
    13. Qing Yang, Ying Liu, Caofeng Pan, Jun Chen, Xiaonan Wen, and Zhong Lin Wang, “Largely Enhanced Efficiency in ZnO Nanowire/p-Polymer Hybridized Inorganic/Organic Ultraviolet Light-Emitting Diode by Piezo- Phototronic Effect", Nano Letters, 2013, 13, 607–613
    14. Long Lin, Youfan Hu, Chen Xu, Yan Zhang, Rui Zhang, Xiaonan Wen, Zhong Lin Wang, “Transparent flexible nanogenerator as self-powered sensor for transportation monitoring”, Nano Energy, 2013, 2, 75-81
    15. Yu Ye, Yu Dai, Lun Dai, Zujin Shi, Nan Liu, Fei Wang, Lei Fu, Ruomin Peng, Xiaonan Wen, Zhijian Chen, Zhongfan Liu, and Guogang Qin, “High-Performance Single CdS Nanowire (Nanobelt) Schottky Junction Solar Cells with Au/Graphene Schottky Electrodes”, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2010, 2, 3406–3410
    16. Yu Ye, Lun Dai, Xiaonan Wen, Peicai Wu, Ruomin Pen, and Guogang Qin, “High-Performance Single CdS Nanobelt Metal-Semiconductor Field-Effect Transistor-Based Photodetectors”, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2010, 2, 2724–2727
    17. Ma RM, Peng RM, Wen XN, Dai L, Liu C, Sun T, Xu WJ, Qin GG, “Ultralow-power complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor inverters constructed on Schottky barrier modified nanowire metal-oxide-semiconductor field-effect-transistors”, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 2010, 10, 6428-31
    18. Cui Liu, Lun Dai, Yu Ye, Tuo Sun, Ruomin G. Peng, Xiaonan Wen, Peicai Wu and Guogang Qin, “High-efficiency color tunable n-CdSxSe1-x/p+-Si parallel-nanobelts heterojunction light-emitting diodes”, J. Mater. Chem., 2010,20, 5011-5015
    19. Peicai Wu , Yu Ye , Tuo Sun , Ruoming Peng , Xiaonan Wen , Wanjin Xu , Cui Liu and Lun Dai, “Ultrahigh-Performance Inverters Based on CdS Nanobelts”, ACS Nano, 2009, 3, 3138–3142

Conference Presentations

  • 2014/06: Oral presentation, “Piezotronic Effect in Flexible Thin-film Based Devices”, NGPT 2014, Atlanta, GA.
  • 2014/04: Oral presentation, “Taxel-Addressable Matrix of Vertical-Nanowire Piezotronic Transistors for Active and Adaptive Tactile Imaging”, 2014 MRS Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA.
  • 2014/04: Oral presentation, “Applicability of Triboelectric Generator over a Wide Range of Temperature”, 2014 MRS Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA.
  • 2014/04: Poster presentation, “Effective Piezo-phototronic Enhancement of Solar Cell Performance by Tuning Material Properties”, 2014 MRS Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA.
  • 2014/03: Poster presentation, “Piezotronic Effect in Flexible Thin-film Based Devices”, 2014 GTRIC, Atlanta, GA.
  • 2013/12: Oral presentation, “Piezotronic Effect in Flexible Thin-film Based Devices”, 2013 MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, MA
  • 2013/04: Poster presentation, “Seedless synthesis of patterned ZnO nanowire arrays on metal thin films (Au, Ag, Cu, Sn) and their application for flexible electromechanical sensing”, 2013 MRS Spring Meeting, San Franscisco, CA
  • 2013/02: Poster presentation, “Taxel-Addressable Matrix of Vertical-Nanowire Piezotronic Transistors for Active/Adaptive Tactile Imaging”, 2013 GTRIC, Atlanta, GA