Name:ZHAI Xiaofang(翟晓芳)
Address:Hefei National Laboratory for Physical Sciences at Microscale ,

University of Science and Technology of China, 

Hefei, Anhui, 230026, China
1997-2002B.S. (Physics), University of Science and Technology of China
2002-2008Ph.D. (Physics), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
2008-2009Postdoctoral Researcher, University of California at Berkeley, USA
2010-2015Specially-hired associate professor, University of Science and Technology of China
2016-currentAssociate professor, University of Science and Technology of China
Low-dimensional transition metal oxides, multi-degree coupling in correlated electron system, multiferroics, spectroscopic study of functional materials, etc.
REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS(*: corresponding author)
1.D. Meng, H. Guo, Z. Cui, C. Ma, J. Zhao, J. Lu, H. Xu, Z. Wang, X. Hu, Z. Fu, R. Peng, J. Guo, X. Zhai*, G. Brown, R, Knize, Y, Lu,* “Strain-induced high-temperature perovskite ferromagnetic insulator”, PNAS 115(12), 2873-2877 (2018).
2.H. Cao, Y. Liu, G. Liang, A. Zhao, X. Zhai*, “Unraveling interfacial strain and interfacial lattice reconstruction mechanism of ultrathin LaMnO3+δ layers in LaMnO3+δ/SrTiO3 superlattices”, J. Appl. Phys. 122, 085309 (2017).
3.D. Meng, X. Zhai*, C. Ma, H. Huang, Y. Yun, Y. Huang, Z. Fu, R. Peng, X. Mao, X. Chen, G. Brown, Y. Lu, “Self-modulated nanostructures in super-large-period Bi11(Fe5CoTi3)10/9O33 epitaxial thin films”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 106, 212906 (2015).
4.Y. Yun, C. Ma. X. Zhai*, H. Huang, D. Meng, J. Wang, Z. Fu, R. Peng, G. J. Brown, and Y. Lu*, “Interface engineering in epitaxial growth of layered oxides via a conducting layer insertion”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 107, 011602 (2015).
5.Y. Yun, X. Zhai*, C. Ma, H. Huang, D. Meng, Z. Cui, J. Wang, Z. Fu, R. Peng, Gail J. Brown and Y. Lu*, “Growth of single-crystalline Bi6FeCoTi3O18 thin films and their magnetic–ferroelectric properties”, Appl. Phys. Express 8, 054001 (2015).
6.X. Zhai*, L. Cheng, Y. Liu*, C. M. Schlepütz, S. Dong*, H. Li, X. Zhang, S. Chu, Li. Zheng, J. Zhang, A. Zhao, H. Hong, A. Bhattacharya, J. N. Eckstein, C. Zeng, “Correlating interfacial octahedral rotations with magnetism in (LaMnO3+δ)N/(SrTiO3)N superlattices”, Nat. Commun. 5, 4283 (2014).
7.X. Zhai*,C. Mohapatra, A. B. Shah, J.-M. Zuo, J. N. Eckstein, “Magnetic properties of atomic layer superlattices of (SrTiO3)N/(LaMnO3)N”, J. Appl. Phys. 113, 173913 (2013).
8.L. Li, H. Li, X. Zhai*,C. Zeng*, “Fabrication and Magnetic Properties of Single-Crystalline La0.33Pr0.34Ca0.33MnO3/MgO nanowires”, Appl. Phys. Lett., 103, 113101( 2013) (Sep.9th issue cover).
9.X. Zhai, C. Mohapatra, A. B. Shah, J.G. Wen, A. Bhattacharya, J. M. Zuo, and J. N. Eckstein, “New optical absorption bands in atomic layer superlattices”, Adv. Mater. 22, 1136 (2010).
10.S. J. May, P. J. Ryan, J. L. Robertson, J.-W. Kim, T. S. Santos, E. Karapetrova, J. L. Zarestky, X. Zhai, S. G. E. te Velthuis, J. N. Eckstein, S. D. Bader, A. Bhattacharya, “Enhanced ordering temperatures in antiferromagnetic manganite superlattices”, Nat. Mater. 8, 892 (2009).
11.A. Bhattacharya, S. May, S. Velthuis, M. Warusawithana, X. Zhai, B. Jiang, J. M. Zuo, M. Fitzimmons, S. D. Bader, and J. N. Eckstein, “Metal-insulator transition and its relation to magnetic structure in (LaMnO3)2n/(SrMnO3)n superlattices”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 257203 (2008).
12.S. Smadici, P. Abbamonte, A. Bhattacharya, X. Zhai, B. Jiang, A. Rusydi, J. N. Eckstein, S. D. Bader, and J. M. Zuo, “Electronic reconstruction at SrMnO3-LaMnO3 superlattice interfaces”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 99, 196404 (2007).

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