Associate Professor Zongwen Liu

Australian Centre for Microscopy & Microanalysis

F09 - Madsen Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 7535
Fax 61 2 9351 7682

Website Australian Centre for Microscopy & Microanalysis

Selected grants

2013

  • Atomic-Scale Structural Characterisation of Quantum-Dot Nanostructures for Novel Photovoltaic Applications; Liu Z, Bremner S, Honsberg C; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).
  • An automated 3D electron microscopy imaging system comprising a 3View2 and field-emission scanning electron microscope; Liu Z, Chen M, Copeland L, Crawford J, Langrish T, Li Q, Mai Y, Overall R, Weiss A, Ye L; DVC Research/Equipment Grant.

2012

  • Epitaxial Growth Facility for Advanced Materials; Dzurak A, Reilly D, Liu Z; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF).

2011

  • Accessing the third-dimension in scanning electron microscopy for rapid, high-resolution tomography of large samples materials; Liu Z, Perrier S, Mai Y, Young P, Bandyopadhyay S, Braet F, Burford R, Housley G, Thordarson P; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF).

2010

  • Electronic-Microscopic Investigation on Quantum-Dot Molecules; Liu Z, Wang Z; DVC Research/International Visiting Research Fellowship (IVRF).
  • Advanced Focused Ion Beam (FIB) / Scanning Electron Microscopes (SEM) for Nanometre Scale Characterisation and Fabrication; Cairney J, Munroe P, Ringer S, Ferry M, Mai Y, Liao X, McKenzie D, Wenham S, Dzurak A, Stevens-Kalceff M, Spinks G, Dou S, Valanoor N, Liu Z, Proust G, Young D, Braet F, Chan-Ling T, Maschmeyer T, Chan K, Traini D, Swain M, Harris A, Crawford J, Potts D; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF).

2009

  • Equipment for Metastable Induced Electron Spectroscopy: surface analysis with excellent surface sensitivity; Andersson G, Liu Z; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF).

2008

  • High Resolution In-Situ Characterisation of the Vapour-depositon Growth, the Structures and the Plasmonic Properties of Metallic Nanostructures; Liu Z, Mo M, Petersen T; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).

2007

  • High-resolution electron tomographic facility for nanoanlytical characterization in the material an; Braet F, Ramzan I, Ringer S, Soon L, Liu Z, Hambley T, Lay P, Warr G, Thordarson P, Murphy C, Dos Remedios C, Weiss A, Parker A; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities (LIEF).

2006

  • University of Sydney - Bridging Support Grant; Liu Z; University of Sydney/Bridging Support.

2005

  • ARC Australian Research Network for Advanced Materials - Travel Grant in support of collabrative research in Japan; Liu Z; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Research Networks (ARCRN).

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Long, Y., Chen, Z., Gu, C., Wan, M., Duvail, J., Liu, Z., Ringer, S. (2010). A Review on Electronic Transport Properties of Individual Conducting Polymer Nanotubes and Nanowires. In Nicoleta Lupu (Eds.), Nanowires Science and Technology, (pp. 223-242). Vukovar, Croatia: InTech Open Access Publishers (peer reviewed).
  • Gault, B., Moody, M., Saxey, D., Cairney, J., Liu, Z., Zheng, R., Marceau, R., Liddicoat, P., Stephenson, L., Ringer, S. (2008). Atom Probe Tomography at The University of Sydney. In Y. Fujikawa, K. Nakajima, T. Sakurai (Eds.), Frontiers in Materials Research (Advances in Materials Research 10), (pp. 187-216). Berlin: Springer.

Journals

  • Sun, J., Fu, L., Liu, H., Li, Y., Ringer, S., Liu, Z. (2014). On the morphology and crystallography of Hg5In2Te8 precipitation in Hg3In2Te6. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 601(15 July 2014), 298-306. [More Information]
  • Xia, G., Li, D., Chen, X., Tan, Y., Tang, Z., Guo, Z., Liu, H., Liu, Z., Yu, X. (2013). Carbon-coated Li3N nanofibers for advanced hydrogen storage. Advanced Materials, 25(43), 6238-6244. [More Information]
  • Yuan, P., Tan, D., Annabi-Bergaya, F., Yan, W., Liu, D., Liu, Z. (2013). From platy kaolinite to aluminosilicate nanoroll via one-step delamination of kaolinite: Effect of the temperature of intercalation. Applied Clay Science, 83-84, 68-76. [More Information]
  • Cui, X., Li, L., Zheng, R., Liu, Z., Stampfl, C., Ringer, S. (2013). Graphene based dots and antidots: a comparative study from first principles. Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 13(2), 1251-1255. [More Information]
  • Song, B., Lai, M., Liu, Z., Liu, H., Lu, L. (2013). Graphene-based surface modification on layered Li-rich cathode for high-performance Li-ion batteries. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 1(34), 9954-9965. [More Information]
  • Song, B., Liu, H., Liu, Z., Xiao, P., On, L., Lu, L. (2013). High rate capability caused by surface cubic spinels in Li-rich layer-structured cathodes for Li-ion batteries. Scientific Reports, 3, 1-12. [More Information]
  • Fair, K., Cui, X., Li, L., Shieh, C., Zheng, R., Liu, Z., Delley, B., Ford, M., Ringer, S., Stampfl, C. (2013). Hydrogen adsorption capacity of adatoms on double carbon vacancies of graphene: A trend study from first principles. Physical Review B (Condensed Matter and Materials Physics), 87(1), 1-7. [More Information]
  • Lei, W., Qin, S., Liu, D., David, P., Liu, Z., Chen, Y. (2013). Large scale boron carbon nitride nanosheets with enhanced lithium storage capabilities. Chemical Communications, 49(4), 352-354. [More Information]
  • Liu, D., Lei, W., Qin, S., Hou, L., Liu, Z., Cui, Q., Chen, Y. (2013). Large-scale synthesis of hexagonal corundum-type In2O3 by ball milling with enhanced lithium storage capabilities. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 1(17), 5274-5278. [More Information]
  • Xia, G., Meng, Q., Guo, Z., Gu, Q., Liu, H., Liu, Z., Yu, X. (2013). Nanoconfinement significantly improves the thermodynamics and kinetics of co-infiltrated 2LiBH4-LiAlH4 composites: Stable reversibility of hydrogen absorption/resorption. Acta Materialia, 61(18), 6882-6893. [More Information]
  • Wang, Z., Jiang, Y., Rachwalik, R., Liu, Z., Shi, J., Hunger, M., Huang, J. (2013). One-step room-temperature synthesis of [Al]MCM-41 materials for the catalytic conversion of phenylglyoxal to ethylmandelate. ChemCatChem, 5(12), 3889-3896. [More Information]
  • Rao, Y., Lei, Y., Cui, X., Liu, Z., Chen, F. (2013). Optical and magnetic properties of Cu-doped 13-atom Ag nanoclusters. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 565, 50-55. [More Information]
  • Xia, G., Li, L., Guo, Z., Gu, Q., Guo, Y., Yu, X., Liu, H., Liu, Z. (2013). Stabilization of NaZn(BH4)3 via nanoconfinement in SBA-15 towards enhanced hydrogen release. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 1(2), 250-257. [More Information]
  • Liu, Y., Liu, Z., Lew, W., Wang, Q. (2013). Temperature dependence of the electrical transport properties in few-layer graphene interconnects. Nanoscale Research Letters, 8(1), 1-7. [More Information]
  • Li, D., Shi, D., Liu, Z., Liu, H., Guo, Z. (2013). TiO2 nanoparticles on nitrogen-doped graphene as anode material for lithium ion batteries. Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 15(5), 1-10. [More Information]
  • Dong, B., Lu, X., Li, Z., Zhang, H., Wang, Z., Wang, C., Liu, Z. (2012). Effect of the thickness of PAN/Au modified electrode on biosensor sensitivity. Functional Materials Letters, 5(3), 1-5. [More Information]
  • Cui, X., Soon, A., Phillips, A., Zheng, R., Liu, Z., Delley, B., Ringer, S., Stampfl, C. (2012). First principles study of 3d transition metal doped Cu3N. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 324(19), 3138-3143. [More Information]
  • Zhu, H., Sha, G., Liu, J., Liu, H., Wu, C., Luo, C., Liu, Z., Zheng, R., Ringer, S. (2012). Heterogeneous nucleation of beta-type precipitates on nanoscale Zr-rich particles in a Mg-6Zn-0.5Cu-0.6Zr alloy. Nanoscale Research Letters, 7, 1-6. [More Information]
  • Zhou, C., Liu, Z., Du, X., Mitchell, D., Mai, Y., Yan, Y., Ringer, S. (2012). Hollow nitrogen-containing core/shell fibrous carbon nanomaterials as support to platinum nanocatalysts and their TEM tomography study. Nanoscale Research Letters, 7(165), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Sha, G., Zhu, H., Liu, J., Luo, C., Liu, Z., Ringer, S. (2012). Hydrogen-induced decomposition of Zr-rich cores in an Mg-6Zn-0.6Zr-0.5Cu alloy. Acta Materialia, 60(15), 5615-5625. [More Information]
  • Yuan, P., Southon, P., Liu, Z., Kepert, C. (2012). Organosilane functionalization of halloysite nanotubes for enhanced loading and controlled release. Nanotechnology, 23(37), 375705. [More Information]
  • Lee, W., Kendrick, C., Millane, R., Liu, Z., Ringer, S., Washburn, K., Callaghan, P., Durbin, S. (2012). Porous ZnO nanonetworks grown by molecular beam epitaxy. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 45(13-14), 1-6. [More Information]
  • Wang, Z., Kou, K., Liu, Z., Zhang, D., Bi, H., Chao, M., Zhao, Q. (2012). Structural characterization and high-temperature compressive creep of PTFE-based composites filled with inorganic nanoparticles. Polymers for Advanced Technologies, 23, 545-550.
  • Song, B., Liu, Z., Lai, M., Lu, L. (2012). Structural evolution and the capacity fade mechanism upon long-term cycling in Li-rich cathode material. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 14(37), 12875-12883. [More Information]
  • Zhou, C., Liu, Z., Yan, Y., Du, X., Mai, Y., Ringer, S. (2011). Electro-synthesis of novel nanostructured PEDOT films and their application as catalyst support. Nanoscale Research Letters, 6, 364-1-364-6. [More Information]
  • Zhu, H., Kuang, T., Zhu, B., Lei, S., Liu, Z., Ringer, S. (2011). Flame synthesis of carbon nanostructures on Ni-plated hardmetal substrates. Nanoscale Research Letters, 6, 331-1-331-6. [More Information]
  • Du, G., Seng, K., Guo, Z., Liu, J., Li, W., Jia, D., Cook, C., Liu, Z., Liu, H. (2011). Graphene–V2O5.nH2O xerogel composite cathodes for lithium ion batteries. RSC Advances, 1, 690-697.
  • Tao, T., Glushenkov, A., Liu, H., Liu, Z., Dai, X., Chen, H., Ringer, S., Chen, Y. (2011). Ilmenite FeTiO3 Nanoflowers and Their Pseudocapacitance. The Journal of Physical Chemistry Part C: Nanomaterials and Interfaces, 115, 17297-17302.
  • Cui, X., Zheng, R., Liu, Z., Li, L., Delley, B., Stampfl, C., Ringer, S. (2011). Magic numbers of nanoholes in graphene: Tunable magnetism and semiconductivity. Physical Review B (Condensed Matter and Materials Physics), 84(12), 125410-1-125410-7. [More Information]
  • Zhu, H., Sha, G., Liu, J., Wu, C., Luo, C., Liu, Z., Zheng, R., Ringer, S. (2011). Microstructure and mechanical properties of Mg-6Zn-xCu-0.6Zr (wt.%) alloys. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 509(8), 3526-3531. [More Information]
  • Cui, X., Zheng, R., Liu, Z., Li, L., Stampfl, C., Ringer, S. (2011). Quantification of graphene based core/shell quantum dots from first principles. Applied Physics Letters, 99(18), 183102-1-183102-3. [More Information]
  • Long, Y., Li, M., Gu, C., Wan, M., Duvail, J., Liu, Z., Fan, Z. (2011). Recent advances in synthesis, physical properties and applications of conducting polymer nanotubes and nanofibers. Progress in Polymer Science, 36, 1415-1442. [More Information]
  • Yang, W., Qu, L., Zheng, R., Liu, Z., Ratinac, K., Shen, L., Yu, D., Lin, Y., Barrow, C., Ringer, S., Braet, F., et al (2011). Self-Assembly of Gold Nanowires along Carbon Nanotubes for Ultrahigh-Aspect-Ratio Hybrids. Chemistry of Materials, 23(11), 2760-2765. [More Information]
  • Song, F., Wang, X., Powles, R., He, L., Marks, N., Zhao, S., Wan, J., Liu, Z., Zhou, J., Ringer, S., et al (2010). Calibrating the atomic balance by carbon nanoclusters. Applied Physics Letters, 96(3, Article number 033103), 033103-1-033103-3.
  • Li, C., Jiang, Y., Yang, S., Zheng, R., Yang, W., Liu, Z., Ringer, S. (2010). Direct synthesis and strong cathodoluminescence of Al2O3 nanotubes. Materials Chemistry and Physics, 120(2-3), 240-243.
  • Zhu, H., Lou, C., Liu, J., Liu, Z., Ringer, S. (2010). Effects of Trace Cu Addition on the Microstructure and Tensile Properties of ZK60 Alloy. Materials Science Forum, 654-656, 655-658. [More Information]
  • Long, Y., Duvail, J., Li, M., Gu, C., Liu, Z., Ringer, S. (2010). Electrical Conductivity Studies on Individual Conjugated Polymer Nanowires: Two-Probe and Four-Probe Results. Nanoscale Research Letters, 5, 237-242.
  • Zhou, C., Liu, Z., Du, X., Ringer, S. (2010). Electrodeposited PEDOT films on ITO with a flower-like hierarchical structure. Synthetic Metals, 160(15-16), 1636-1641.
  • Zhou, C., Du, X., Liu, Z., Mai, Y., Ringer, S. (2010). Multi-holed clay nanotubes and their modification with a polyaniline nanolayer. Journal of Materials Science, 46(2), 446-450. [More Information]
  • Li, D., Chen, S., Shao, W., Wang, D., Li, Y., Long, Y., Liu, Z., Ringer, S. (2010). Preparation of dense nanostructured titania ceramic using two step sintering. Materials Technology, 25(1), 42-44.
  • Bi, H., Kou, K., Yin, Y., Ostrikov, K., Liu, Z. (2010). Synthesis, Mechanical and Electrical Properties of Carbon Microcoils and Nanocoils. Functional Materials Letters, 3(4), 263-267. [More Information]
  • Li, D., Chen, S., Wang, D., Li, Y., Shao, W., Long, Y., Liu, Z., Ringer, S. (2010). Thermo-analysis of nanocrystalline TiO2 ceramics during the whole sintering process using differential scanning calorimetry. Ceramics International, 36(2), 827-829. [More Information]
  • Song, F., Wang, T., Wang, X., Xu, C., He, L., Wan, J., Van Haesendonck, C., Ringer, S., Han, M., Liu, Z., et al (2010). Visualizing Plasmon Coupling in Closely Spaced Chains of Ag Nanoparticles by Electron Energy-Loss Spectroscopy. Small, 6(3), 446-451. [More Information]
  • Biddut, A., Zhang, L., Ali, Y., Liu, Z. (2009). Achieving a damage-free polishing of mono-crystalline silicon. Key Engineering Materials, 389-390, 504-509.
  • Li, C., Huang, H., Yang, S., Zheng, R., Yang, W., Liu, Z., Ringer, S. (2009). Controlled synthesis and characterization of 10 nm thick Al2O3 nanowires. Materials Letters, 63(12), 1016-1018.
  • Thein, M., Li, L., On, L., Liu, T., Liu, Z., Ringer, S. (2009). Creep Behavior of In-Situ Formed AlN Reinforced Mg–5Al Nanocomposite at Low Temperatures and Low Stresses. Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Letters, 1(3), 204-207.
  • Baker, I., Zheng, R., Saxey, D., Kuwano, S., Wittman, M., Loudis, J., Prasad, S., Liu, Z., Marceau, R., Munroe, P., Ringer, S. (2009). Microstructural evolution of spinodally formed Fe35Ni15Mn25Al25. Intermetallics, 17, 886-893. [More Information]
  • Zheng, R., Moody, M., Gault, B., Liu, Z., Liu, H., Ringer, S. (2009). On the understanding of the microscopic origin of the properties of diluted magnetic semiconductors by atom probe tomography. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 321(8), 935-943. [More Information]
  • Zhou, C., Du, X., Liu, Z., Ringer, S., Mai, Y. (2009). Solid phase mechanochemical synthesis of polyaniline branched nanofibers. Synthetic Metals, 159(13), 1302-1307.
  • Wang, H., Ting, C., Hung, M., Chiou, C., Liu, Y., Liu, Z., Ratinac, K., Ringer, S. (2009). Three-dimensional electrodes for dye-sensitized solar cells: synthesis of indium–tin-oxide nanowire arrays by ITO/TiO2 core–shell nanowire arrays by electrophoretic deposition. Nanotechnology, 20(5 - article 055601), 1-9.
  • Yuan, P., Annabi-Bergaya, F., Tao, Q., Fan, M., Liu, Z., Zhu, J., He, H., Chen, T. (2008). A combined study by XRD, FTIR, TG and HRTEM on the structure of delaminated Fe-intercalated/pillared clay. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 324, 142-149. [More Information]
  • Biddut, A., Zhang, L., Ali, Y., Liu, Z. (2008). Damage-free polishing of monocrystalline silicon wafers without chemical additives. Scripta Materialia, 59, 1178-1181.
  • Song, F., Zhou, F., Han, M., Wan, J., Liu, Z., Zhou, J., Wang, G. (2008). Field-emission cascades prepared by boron nitride cluster beam deposition. Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology. Part B. Microelectronics and Nanometer Structures, 26(3), 1038-1040.
  • Yuan, P., Southon, P., Liu, Z., Green, M., Hook, J., Antill, S., Kepert, C. (2008). Functionalization of Halloysite Clay Nanotubes by Grafting with gamma-Aminopropyltriethoxysilane. The Journal of Physical Chemistry Part C: Nanomaterials and Interfaces, 112(40), 15742-15751.
  • Cheung, C., McNamara, P., Barton, G., Liu, Z. (2008). Germania nanocrystals in Modified Chemical Vapour Deposition. Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 354, 3958-3964. [More Information]
  • Yang, W., Liu, J., Zheng, R., Liu, Z., Dai, Y., Guonan, C., Ringer, S., Braet, F. (2008). Ionic Liquid-assisted Synthesis of Polyaniline/Gold Nanocomposite and Its Biocatalytic Application. Nanoscale Research Letters, 3, 468-472.
  • Du, X., Zhou, C., Liu, Z., Ringer, S., Mai, Y. (2008). Novel surfactant free and solid state polymerization to dendritic polyaniline nanofibers. Advanced Materials Research, 47-50, 638-641.
  • Chen, H., Chen, Y., Liu, Y., Zhang, H., Li, C., Liu, Z., Ringer, S., Williams, J. (2008). Rare-earth doped boron nitride nanotubes. Materials Science and Engineering B: Advanced Functional Solid-state Materials, 146, 189-192.
  • Wang, X., Zheng, R., Liu, Z., Ho, H., Xu, J., Ringer, S. (2008). Structural, optical and magnetic properties of Co-doped ZnO nanorods with hidden secondary phases. Nanotechnology, 19, 455702-1-455702-8.
  • Liu, Z., Zheng, R., Ratinac, K., Ringer, S. (2008). The Behavior of Gallium Confined in Carbon Nanotubes during Heating and Cooling. Functional Materials Letters, 1(1), 55-58. [More Information]
  • Ma, W., Ruys, A., Mason, R., Martin, P., Bendavid, A., Liu, Z., Ionescu, M., Zreiqat, H. (2007). DLC coatings: Effects of physical and chemical properties on biological response. Biomaterials, 28(9), 1620-1628. [More Information]
  • Chen, H., Chen, Y., Li, C., Zhang, H., Williams, J., Liu, Y., Liu, Z., Ringer, S. (2007). Eu-doped Boron Nitride Nanotubes as a Nanometer-Sized Visible-Light Source. Advanced Materials, 19, 1845-1848. [More Information]
  • Liu, Z., Ringer, S. (2007). High-resolution TEM study of the Er distribution in Er-doped SiO2 films prepared by laser ablation. Physica B: Condensed Matter, 394, 270-272.
  • Liu, Z., Kinsey, R., Durbin, S., Ringer, S. (2007). Nanobeam Electron Diffraction and High Resolution Imaging Analysis of InN Films Grown on Sapphire. Microscopy Research and Technique, 40(3), 205-210. [More Information]
  • Chen, Y., Liu, Z., Ringer, S., Tong, Z., Cui, X., Chen, Y. (2007). Selective Oxidation Synthesis of MnCr2O4 Spinel Nanowires from Commercial Stainless Steel Foil. Crystal Growth and Design, 7(11), 2279-2281.
  • Hu, J., Li, Q., Zhan, J., Jiao, Y., Liu, Z., Ringer, S., Bando, Y., Golberg, D. (2007). Unconventional Ribbon-Shaped β-Ga2O3 Tubes with Mobile Sn Nanowire Fillings. ACS Nano, 2(1), 107-112.
  • Liu, Z., Bando, Y., Hu, J., Ratinac, K., Ringer, S. (2006). A novel method for practical temperature measurement with carbon nanotube nanothermometers. Nanotechnology, 17, 3681-3684.
  • Ma, W., Ruys, A., Mason, R., Martin, P., Bendavid, A., Liu, Z., Ionescu, M., Zreiqat, H. (2006). DLC coatings: Effects of physical and chemical properties on biological response. Biomaterials, 28(9), 1620-1628. [More Information]
  • Kinsey, R., Anderson, P., Liu, Z., Ringer, S., Durbin, S. (2006). Evidence for room temperature ferromagnetism in the In1-xCrxN system. Current Applied Physics, 6, 579-582. [More Information]
  • Zhan, J., Bando, Y., Hu, J., Liu, Z., Yin, L., Golberg, D. (2005). Fabrication of metal semiconductor nanowire heterojunctions. Angewandte Chemie (International Edition), 44, 2140-2144. [More Information]
  • Liu, Z., Ringer, S., Kinsey,, R., Durbin, S. (2005). HRTEM Study of InN Films Grown on Sapphire-Evidence for a Cubic InN Structure. Microscopy and Microanalysis, 11(Supplement 2), 2072-2073.
  • Yu, J., Chen, Y., Wuhrer, R., Liu, Z., Ringer, S. (2005). In situ formation of BN nanotubes during nitriding reactions. Chemistry of Materials, 17(20), 5172-5176.
  • Hu, J., Bando, Y., Zhan, J., Liu, Z., Golberg, D., Ringer, S. (2005). Single-crystalline, submicrometer-sized ZnSe tubes. Advanced Materials, 17(8), 975-979. [More Information]
  • Hu, J., Bando, Y., Zhan, J., Liu, Z., Golberg, D. (2005). Uniform and high-quality submicrometer tubes of GaS layered crystals. Applied Physics Letters, 87, 153112-153112.
  • Liu, Z., Kelly, P., Drennan, J., Mora, P., Kanda, H. (2004). Formation of spinel from olivine. Applied Physics Letters, 84(11), 1856-1858.
  • Hu, J., Bando, Y., Liu, Z., Zhan, J., Golberg, D., Sekiguchi, T. (2004). Synthesis of Crystalline Silicon Tubular Nanostructures with ZnS Nanowires as Removable Templates. Angewandte Chemie (International Edition), 43, 63-66.
  • Hu, J., Bando, Y., Liu, Z., Zhan, J., Golberg, D. (2004). The First Template-Free Growth of Crystalline Silicon Microtubes. Advanced Functional Materials, 14(6), 610-614. [More Information]
  • Hu, J., Bando, Y., Liu, Z., Xu, F., Sekiguchi, T., Zhan, J. (2004). Uniform Micro-Sized a- and b-Si3N4 Thin Ribbons Grown by a High-Temperature Thermal-Decomposition/Nitridation Route. Chemistry: A European Journal, 10(2), 554-558. [More Information]
  • Liu, Z., Bando, Y., Mitome, M., Zhan, J. (2004). Unusual Freezing and Melting of Gallium Encapsulated in Carbon Nanotubes. Physical Review Letters, 93(9), 095504-1-095504-4.
  • Liu, Z., Bando, Y. (2003). A novel method for preparing copper nanorods and nanowires. Advanced Materials, 15(3), 303-305. [More Information]
  • Gao,, Y., Bando, Y., Golberg, D., Liu, Z. (2003). Discovery of carbon nanothermometer. Microscopy and Microanalysis, 9(Supplementary 2), 318-319.
  • Hu, J., Bando, Y., Liu, Z., Sekiguchi, T., Golberg, D., Zhan, J. (2003). Epitaxial Heterostructures: Side-to-Side Si-ZnS, Si-ZnSe Biaxial Nanowires, and Sandwichlike ZnS-Si-ZnS Triaxial Nanowires. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 125(37), 11306-11313.
  • Li, Y., Bando, Y., Golberg, D., Liu, Z. (2003). Ga-filled single-crystalline MgO nanotube: Wide-temperature range nanothermometer. Applied Physics Letters, 83(5), 999-1001.
  • Liu, Z., Bando, Y., Drennan, J., Spargo, A. (2003). HRTEM study of the orthorhombic zirconia in MgO-PSZ. Journal of Applied Crystallography, 36(4), 1026-1029.
  • Liu, Z., Bando, Y. (2003). Oxidation behavior of copper nanorods. Chemical Physics Letters, 378(1-2), 85-88.
  • Tang, C., Bando, Y., Liu, Z., Golberg, D. (2003). Synthesis and structure of InP nanowires and nanotubes. Chemical Physics Letters, 376(5-6), 676-682.
  • Hu, J., Bando, Y., Liu, Z. (2003). Synthesis of gallium-filled gallium oxide-zinc oxide composite coaxial nanotubes. Advanced Materials, 15(12), 1000-1003. [More Information]
  • Liu, Z., Bando, Y., Tang, C. (2003). Synthesis of tungsten oxide nanowires. Chemical Physics Letters, 372(1-2), 179-182.
  • Gao,, Y., Bando, Y., Liu, Z., Golberg, D., Nakanishi, H. (2003). Temperature measurement using a gallium-filled carbon nanotube nanothermometer. Applied Physics Letters, 83(14), 2913-2915.
  • Tang, C., Bando, Y., Liu, Z. (2003). Thermal oxidation of gallium nitride nanowires. Applied Physics Letters, 83(15), 3177-3179.
  • Liu, Z., Gao,, Y., Bando, Y. (2002). Highly effective metal vapor absorbents based on carbon nanotubes. Applied Physics Letters, 81(25), 4844-4846.
  • Liu, Z., Spargo, A. (2001). High-resolution transmission Electron Microscopy and Electron-Energy-Loss Spectroscopy Study of the Phase Mg2Zr5O12 in MgO-Partially Stabilized Zirconia. Philosophical Magazine A, 81(3), 625-636.
  • Liu, Z., Spargo, A. (2001). Identification of Various Phases in HRTEM images of MgO-PSZ. Journal of Electron Microscopy, 50(6), 443-446.

Conferences

  • Liu, Z., Bando, Y., Hu, J., Zhang, Y., Ratinac, K., Ringer, S. (2006). A New Form of Silicon: Metallic Silicon Nanodots. 16th International Microscopy Congress IMC16 2006, Japan: Japanese Society of Microscopy.
  • Zheng, R., Saxey, D., Kuwano, S., Hanna, J., Wittmann, M., Loudis, J., Baker,, I., Liu, Z., Marceau, R., Ringer, S. (2006). Microstructure evolution and hardening by spinodal decomposition in Fe-Ni-Mn-Al Alloys. 2nd Australian Workshop on Atom Probe Tomography.
  • Cheung, C., McNamara, P., Barton, G., Liu, Z., Ringer, S. (2006). Si0² and Ge0² Soot Generation in Optical Fibre Preform Fabrication using Modified Chemical Vapour Deposition. 16th International Microscopy Congress IMC16 2006, Japan: Japanese Society of Microscopy.
  • Ma, W., Ruys, A., Zreiqat, H., Mason, R., Ringer, S., Liu, Z., Keast, V., Martin, P., Bendavid, A. (2006). The Biocompatibility of Diamond-Like Carbon Nano Films. International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 2006, Brisbane, Australia: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
  • Tang, F., McNamara, P., Barton, G., Ringer, S., Fleming, S., Liu, Z. (2005). Aluminium Loss in Solution-Doped Silica Optical Fibres. BGPP/ ACOFT 2005 : OSA Topical Meeting on Bragg Gratings, Poling & Photosensitivity (BGPP) / 30th Australian Conference on Optical Fibre Technology (ACOFT) 2005, Sydney: Tour Hosts Pty Ltd.
  • Zheng, R., Saxey, D., Kuwano, S., Hanna, J., Wittmann, M., Loudis, J., Baker,, I., Liu, Z., Marceau, R., Ringer, S. (2005). Nanostructure-Properties Relationship in Spinodal Fe35Ni15Mn25Al25 Alloys. Microscopy and Microanalysis 2005. Cambridge University Press.
  • Liu, Z., Bando, Y., Ringer, S. (2004). Carbon Nanotubes Containing Gallium as Low Temperature Nanothermometers. 3rd Annual Conference of the Asia Pacific Nanotechnology Forum. APNF.
  • Liu, Z., Bando, Y., Mitome, M., Zhan, J. (2004). Melting and Freezing Behaviour of Gallium Encapsulated in Carbon Nanotubes. 8th Asia-Pacific Conference on Electron Microscopy, Japan: 8APEM Publication Committee.
  • Liu, Z., Zhang, Y., Bando, Y. (2003). Formation of Crystalline Si Nanoparticles by Heating Amorphous Silicon oxide in TEM. Fifty Ninth Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy, Japan: Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy.
  • Li, Y., Bando, Y., Golberg, D., Liu, Z. (2003). Indium-filled In2O3 Nanotubes. Fifty Ninth Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy, Japan: Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy.
  • Liu, Z., Zhang, Y., Bando, Y. (2003). Temperature Recording in Carbon nanothermometer. Fifty Ninth Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy, Japan: Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy.
  • Liu, Z., Bando, Y. (2002). HRTEM Study of the Orthorhombic ZrO2. Fifty Eighth Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy, Japan: Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy.
  • Drennan, J., Liu, Z., Kelly, P. (2002). The Olivine to Spinel Transformation Unmasked: A Direct Atomic View. AGU 2002 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA: EOS.
  • Spargo, A., Liu, Z. (2002). Unexpected Periodicities in HRTEM Images of Orthorhombic Zirconia Due to Astigmatism. ICEM-15.
  • Kelly, P., Liu, Z., Drennan, J. (2001). The Olivine to Spinel Transition. 22th meeting of the Society of Crystallographers in Australia and New Zealand, Australia: Society of Crystallographers in Australia and New Zealand.

2014

  • Sun, J., Fu, L., Liu, H., Li, Y., Ringer, S., Liu, Z. (2014). On the morphology and crystallography of Hg5In2Te8 precipitation in Hg3In2Te6. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 601(15 July 2014), 298-306. [More Information]

2013

  • Xia, G., Li, D., Chen, X., Tan, Y., Tang, Z., Guo, Z., Liu, H., Liu, Z., Yu, X. (2013). Carbon-coated Li3N nanofibers for advanced hydrogen storage. Advanced Materials, 25(43), 6238-6244. [More Information]
  • Yuan, P., Tan, D., Annabi-Bergaya, F., Yan, W., Liu, D., Liu, Z. (2013). From platy kaolinite to aluminosilicate nanoroll via one-step delamination of kaolinite: Effect of the temperature of intercalation. Applied Clay Science, 83-84, 68-76. [More Information]
  • Cui, X., Li, L., Zheng, R., Liu, Z., Stampfl, C., Ringer, S. (2013). Graphene based dots and antidots: a comparative study from first principles. Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 13(2), 1251-1255. [More Information]
  • Song, B., Lai, M., Liu, Z., Liu, H., Lu, L. (2013). Graphene-based surface modification on layered Li-rich cathode for high-performance Li-ion batteries. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 1(34), 9954-9965. [More Information]
  • Song, B., Liu, H., Liu, Z., Xiao, P., On, L., Lu, L. (2013). High rate capability caused by surface cubic spinels in Li-rich layer-structured cathodes for Li-ion batteries. Scientific Reports, 3, 1-12. [More Information]
  • Fair, K., Cui, X., Li, L., Shieh, C., Zheng, R., Liu, Z., Delley, B., Ford, M., Ringer, S., Stampfl, C. (2013). Hydrogen adsorption capacity of adatoms on double carbon vacancies of graphene: A trend study from first principles. Physical Review B (Condensed Matter and Materials Physics), 87(1), 1-7. [More Information]
  • Lei, W., Qin, S., Liu, D., David, P., Liu, Z., Chen, Y. (2013). Large scale boron carbon nitride nanosheets with enhanced lithium storage capabilities. Chemical Communications, 49(4), 352-354. [More Information]
  • Liu, D., Lei, W., Qin, S., Hou, L., Liu, Z., Cui, Q., Chen, Y. (2013). Large-scale synthesis of hexagonal corundum-type In2O3 by ball milling with enhanced lithium storage capabilities. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 1(17), 5274-5278. [More Information]
  • Xia, G., Meng, Q., Guo, Z., Gu, Q., Liu, H., Liu, Z., Yu, X. (2013). Nanoconfinement significantly improves the thermodynamics and kinetics of co-infiltrated 2LiBH4-LiAlH4 composites: Stable reversibility of hydrogen absorption/resorption. Acta Materialia, 61(18), 6882-6893. [More Information]
  • Wang, Z., Jiang, Y., Rachwalik, R., Liu, Z., Shi, J., Hunger, M., Huang, J. (2013). One-step room-temperature synthesis of [Al]MCM-41 materials for the catalytic conversion of phenylglyoxal to ethylmandelate. ChemCatChem, 5(12), 3889-3896. [More Information]
  • Rao, Y., Lei, Y., Cui, X., Liu, Z., Chen, F. (2013). Optical and magnetic properties of Cu-doped 13-atom Ag nanoclusters. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 565, 50-55. [More Information]
  • Xia, G., Li, L., Guo, Z., Gu, Q., Guo, Y., Yu, X., Liu, H., Liu, Z. (2013). Stabilization of NaZn(BH4)3 via nanoconfinement in SBA-15 towards enhanced hydrogen release. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 1(2), 250-257. [More Information]
  • Liu, Y., Liu, Z., Lew, W., Wang, Q. (2013). Temperature dependence of the electrical transport properties in few-layer graphene interconnects. Nanoscale Research Letters, 8(1), 1-7. [More Information]
  • Li, D., Shi, D., Liu, Z., Liu, H., Guo, Z. (2013). TiO2 nanoparticles on nitrogen-doped graphene as anode material for lithium ion batteries. Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 15(5), 1-10. [More Information]

2012

  • Dong, B., Lu, X., Li, Z., Zhang, H., Wang, Z., Wang, C., Liu, Z. (2012). Effect of the thickness of PAN/Au modified electrode on biosensor sensitivity. Functional Materials Letters, 5(3), 1-5. [More Information]
  • Cui, X., Soon, A., Phillips, A., Zheng, R., Liu, Z., Delley, B., Ringer, S., Stampfl, C. (2012). First principles study of 3d transition metal doped Cu3N. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 324(19), 3138-3143. [More Information]
  • Zhu, H., Sha, G., Liu, J., Liu, H., Wu, C., Luo, C., Liu, Z., Zheng, R., Ringer, S. (2012). Heterogeneous nucleation of beta-type precipitates on nanoscale Zr-rich particles in a Mg-6Zn-0.5Cu-0.6Zr alloy. Nanoscale Research Letters, 7, 1-6. [More Information]
  • Zhou, C., Liu, Z., Du, X., Mitchell, D., Mai, Y., Yan, Y., Ringer, S. (2012). Hollow nitrogen-containing core/shell fibrous carbon nanomaterials as support to platinum nanocatalysts and their TEM tomography study. Nanoscale Research Letters, 7(165), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Sha, G., Zhu, H., Liu, J., Luo, C., Liu, Z., Ringer, S. (2012). Hydrogen-induced decomposition of Zr-rich cores in an Mg-6Zn-0.6Zr-0.5Cu alloy. Acta Materialia, 60(15), 5615-5625. [More Information]
  • Yuan, P., Southon, P., Liu, Z., Kepert, C. (2012). Organosilane functionalization of halloysite nanotubes for enhanced loading and controlled release. Nanotechnology, 23(37), 375705. [More Information]
  • Lee, W., Kendrick, C., Millane, R., Liu, Z., Ringer, S., Washburn, K., Callaghan, P., Durbin, S. (2012). Porous ZnO nanonetworks grown by molecular beam epitaxy. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 45(13-14), 1-6. [More Information]
  • Wang, Z., Kou, K., Liu, Z., Zhang, D., Bi, H., Chao, M., Zhao, Q. (2012). Structural characterization and high-temperature compressive creep of PTFE-based composites filled with inorganic nanoparticles. Polymers for Advanced Technologies, 23, 545-550.
  • Song, B., Liu, Z., Lai, M., Lu, L. (2012). Structural evolution and the capacity fade mechanism upon long-term cycling in Li-rich cathode material. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 14(37), 12875-12883. [More Information]

2011

  • Zhou, C., Liu, Z., Yan, Y., Du, X., Mai, Y., Ringer, S. (2011). Electro-synthesis of novel nanostructured PEDOT films and their application as catalyst support. Nanoscale Research Letters, 6, 364-1-364-6. [More Information]
  • Zhu, H., Kuang, T., Zhu, B., Lei, S., Liu, Z., Ringer, S. (2011). Flame synthesis of carbon nanostructures on Ni-plated hardmetal substrates. Nanoscale Research Letters, 6, 331-1-331-6. [More Information]
  • Du, G., Seng, K., Guo, Z., Liu, J., Li, W., Jia, D., Cook, C., Liu, Z., Liu, H. (2011). Graphene–V2O5.nH2O xerogel composite cathodes for lithium ion batteries. RSC Advances, 1, 690-697.
  • Tao, T., Glushenkov, A., Liu, H., Liu, Z., Dai, X., Chen, H., Ringer, S., Chen, Y. (2011). Ilmenite FeTiO3 Nanoflowers and Their Pseudocapacitance. The Journal of Physical Chemistry Part C: Nanomaterials and Interfaces, 115, 17297-17302.
  • Cui, X., Zheng, R., Liu, Z., Li, L., Delley, B., Stampfl, C., Ringer, S. (2011). Magic numbers of nanoholes in graphene: Tunable magnetism and semiconductivity. Physical Review B (Condensed Matter and Materials Physics), 84(12), 125410-1-125410-7. [More Information]
  • Zhu, H., Sha, G., Liu, J., Wu, C., Luo, C., Liu, Z., Zheng, R., Ringer, S. (2011). Microstructure and mechanical properties of Mg-6Zn-xCu-0.6Zr (wt.%) alloys. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 509(8), 3526-3531. [More Information]
  • Cui, X., Zheng, R., Liu, Z., Li, L., Stampfl, C., Ringer, S. (2011). Quantification of graphene based core/shell quantum dots from first principles. Applied Physics Letters, 99(18), 183102-1-183102-3. [More Information]
  • Long, Y., Li, M., Gu, C., Wan, M., Duvail, J., Liu, Z., Fan, Z. (2011). Recent advances in synthesis, physical properties and applications of conducting polymer nanotubes and nanofibers. Progress in Polymer Science, 36, 1415-1442. [More Information]
  • Yang, W., Qu, L., Zheng, R., Liu, Z., Ratinac, K., Shen, L., Yu, D., Lin, Y., Barrow, C., Ringer, S., Braet, F., et al (2011). Self-Assembly of Gold Nanowires along Carbon Nanotubes for Ultrahigh-Aspect-Ratio Hybrids. Chemistry of Materials, 23(11), 2760-2765. [More Information]

2010

  • Long, Y., Chen, Z., Gu, C., Wan, M., Duvail, J., Liu, Z., Ringer, S. (2010). A Review on Electronic Transport Properties of Individual Conducting Polymer Nanotubes and Nanowires. In Nicoleta Lupu (Eds.), Nanowires Science and Technology, (pp. 223-242). Vukovar, Croatia: InTech Open Access Publishers (peer reviewed).
  • Song, F., Wang, X., Powles, R., He, L., Marks, N., Zhao, S., Wan, J., Liu, Z., Zhou, J., Ringer, S., et al (2010). Calibrating the atomic balance by carbon nanoclusters. Applied Physics Letters, 96(3, Article number 033103), 033103-1-033103-3.
  • Li, C., Jiang, Y., Yang, S., Zheng, R., Yang, W., Liu, Z., Ringer, S. (2010). Direct synthesis and strong cathodoluminescence of Al2O3 nanotubes. Materials Chemistry and Physics, 120(2-3), 240-243.
  • Zhu, H., Lou, C., Liu, J., Liu, Z., Ringer, S. (2010). Effects of Trace Cu Addition on the Microstructure and Tensile Properties of ZK60 Alloy. Materials Science Forum, 654-656, 655-658. [More Information]
  • Long, Y., Duvail, J., Li, M., Gu, C., Liu, Z., Ringer, S. (2010). Electrical Conductivity Studies on Individual Conjugated Polymer Nanowires: Two-Probe and Four-Probe Results. Nanoscale Research Letters, 5, 237-242.
  • Zhou, C., Liu, Z., Du, X., Ringer, S. (2010). Electrodeposited PEDOT films on ITO with a flower-like hierarchical structure. Synthetic Metals, 160(15-16), 1636-1641.
  • Zhou, C., Du, X., Liu, Z., Mai, Y., Ringer, S. (2010). Multi-holed clay nanotubes and their modification with a polyaniline nanolayer. Journal of Materials Science, 46(2), 446-450. [More Information]
  • Li, D., Chen, S., Shao, W., Wang, D., Li, Y., Long, Y., Liu, Z., Ringer, S. (2010). Preparation of dense nanostructured titania ceramic using two step sintering. Materials Technology, 25(1), 42-44.
  • Bi, H., Kou, K., Yin, Y., Ostrikov, K., Liu, Z. (2010). Synthesis, Mechanical and Electrical Properties of Carbon Microcoils and Nanocoils. Functional Materials Letters, 3(4), 263-267. [More Information]
  • Li, D., Chen, S., Wang, D., Li, Y., Shao, W., Long, Y., Liu, Z., Ringer, S. (2010). Thermo-analysis of nanocrystalline TiO2 ceramics during the whole sintering process using differential scanning calorimetry. Ceramics International, 36(2), 827-829. [More Information]
  • Song, F., Wang, T., Wang, X., Xu, C., He, L., Wan, J., Van Haesendonck, C., Ringer, S., Han, M., Liu, Z., et al (2010). Visualizing Plasmon Coupling in Closely Spaced Chains of Ag Nanoparticles by Electron Energy-Loss Spectroscopy. Small, 6(3), 446-451. [More Information]

2009

  • Biddut, A., Zhang, L., Ali, Y., Liu, Z. (2009). Achieving a damage-free polishing of mono-crystalline silicon. Key Engineering Materials, 389-390, 504-509.
  • Li, C., Huang, H., Yang, S., Zheng, R., Yang, W., Liu, Z., Ringer, S. (2009). Controlled synthesis and characterization of 10 nm thick Al2O3 nanowires. Materials Letters, 63(12), 1016-1018.
  • Thein, M., Li, L., On, L., Liu, T., Liu, Z., Ringer, S. (2009). Creep Behavior of In-Situ Formed AlN Reinforced Mg–5Al Nanocomposite at Low Temperatures and Low Stresses. Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Letters, 1(3), 204-207.
  • Baker, I., Zheng, R., Saxey, D., Kuwano, S., Wittman, M., Loudis, J., Prasad, S., Liu, Z., Marceau, R., Munroe, P., Ringer, S. (2009). Microstructural evolution of spinodally formed Fe35Ni15Mn25Al25. Intermetallics, 17, 886-893. [More Information]
  • Zheng, R., Moody, M., Gault, B., Liu, Z., Liu, H., Ringer, S. (2009). On the understanding of the microscopic origin of the properties of diluted magnetic semiconductors by atom probe tomography. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 321(8), 935-943. [More Information]
  • Zhou, C., Du, X., Liu, Z., Ringer, S., Mai, Y. (2009). Solid phase mechanochemical synthesis of polyaniline branched nanofibers. Synthetic Metals, 159(13), 1302-1307.
  • Wang, H., Ting, C., Hung, M., Chiou, C., Liu, Y., Liu, Z., Ratinac, K., Ringer, S. (2009). Three-dimensional electrodes for dye-sensitized solar cells: synthesis of indium–tin-oxide nanowire arrays by ITO/TiO2 core–shell nanowire arrays by electrophoretic deposition. Nanotechnology, 20(5 - article 055601), 1-9.

2008

  • Yuan, P., Annabi-Bergaya, F., Tao, Q., Fan, M., Liu, Z., Zhu, J., He, H., Chen, T. (2008). A combined study by XRD, FTIR, TG and HRTEM on the structure of delaminated Fe-intercalated/pillared clay. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 324, 142-149. [More Information]
  • Gault, B., Moody, M., Saxey, D., Cairney, J., Liu, Z., Zheng, R., Marceau, R., Liddicoat, P., Stephenson, L., Ringer, S. (2008). Atom Probe Tomography at The University of Sydney. In Y. Fujikawa, K. Nakajima, T. Sakurai (Eds.), Frontiers in Materials Research (Advances in Materials Research 10), (pp. 187-216). Berlin: Springer.
  • Biddut, A., Zhang, L., Ali, Y., Liu, Z. (2008). Damage-free polishing of monocrystalline silicon wafers without chemical additives. Scripta Materialia, 59, 1178-1181.
  • Song, F., Zhou, F., Han, M., Wan, J., Liu, Z., Zhou, J., Wang, G. (2008). Field-emission cascades prepared by boron nitride cluster beam deposition. Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology. Part B. Microelectronics and Nanometer Structures, 26(3), 1038-1040.
  • Yuan, P., Southon, P., Liu, Z., Green, M., Hook, J., Antill, S., Kepert, C. (2008). Functionalization of Halloysite Clay Nanotubes by Grafting with gamma-Aminopropyltriethoxysilane. The Journal of Physical Chemistry Part C: Nanomaterials and Interfaces, 112(40), 15742-15751.
  • Cheung, C., McNamara, P., Barton, G., Liu, Z. (2008). Germania nanocrystals in Modified Chemical Vapour Deposition. Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 354, 3958-3964. [More Information]
  • Yang, W., Liu, J., Zheng, R., Liu, Z., Dai, Y., Guonan, C., Ringer, S., Braet, F. (2008). Ionic Liquid-assisted Synthesis of Polyaniline/Gold Nanocomposite and Its Biocatalytic Application. Nanoscale Research Letters, 3, 468-472.
  • Du, X., Zhou, C., Liu, Z., Ringer, S., Mai, Y. (2008). Novel surfactant free and solid state polymerization to dendritic polyaniline nanofibers. Advanced Materials Research, 47-50, 638-641.
  • Chen, H., Chen, Y., Liu, Y., Zhang, H., Li, C., Liu, Z., Ringer, S., Williams, J. (2008). Rare-earth doped boron nitride nanotubes. Materials Science and Engineering B: Advanced Functional Solid-state Materials, 146, 189-192.
  • Wang, X., Zheng, R., Liu, Z., Ho, H., Xu, J., Ringer, S. (2008). Structural, optical and magnetic properties of Co-doped ZnO nanorods with hidden secondary phases. Nanotechnology, 19, 455702-1-455702-8.
  • Liu, Z., Zheng, R., Ratinac, K., Ringer, S. (2008). The Behavior of Gallium Confined in Carbon Nanotubes during Heating and Cooling. Functional Materials Letters, 1(1), 55-58. [More Information]

2007

  • Ma, W., Ruys, A., Mason, R., Martin, P., Bendavid, A., Liu, Z., Ionescu, M., Zreiqat, H. (2007). DLC coatings: Effects of physical and chemical properties on biological response. Biomaterials, 28(9), 1620-1628. [More Information]
  • Chen, H., Chen, Y., Li, C., Zhang, H., Williams, J., Liu, Y., Liu, Z., Ringer, S. (2007). Eu-doped Boron Nitride Nanotubes as a Nanometer-Sized Visible-Light Source. Advanced Materials, 19, 1845-1848. [More Information]
  • Liu, Z., Ringer, S. (2007). High-resolution TEM study of the Er distribution in Er-doped SiO2 films prepared by laser ablation. Physica B: Condensed Matter, 394, 270-272.
  • Liu, Z., Kinsey, R., Durbin, S., Ringer, S. (2007). Nanobeam Electron Diffraction and High Resolution Imaging Analysis of InN Films Grown on Sapphire. Microscopy Research and Technique, 40(3), 205-210. [More Information]
  • Chen, Y., Liu, Z., Ringer, S., Tong, Z., Cui, X., Chen, Y. (2007). Selective Oxidation Synthesis of MnCr2O4 Spinel Nanowires from Commercial Stainless Steel Foil. Crystal Growth and Design, 7(11), 2279-2281.
  • Hu, J., Li, Q., Zhan, J., Jiao, Y., Liu, Z., Ringer, S., Bando, Y., Golberg, D. (2007). Unconventional Ribbon-Shaped β-Ga2O3 Tubes with Mobile Sn Nanowire Fillings. ACS Nano, 2(1), 107-112.

2006

  • Liu, Z., Bando, Y., Hu, J., Zhang, Y., Ratinac, K., Ringer, S. (2006). A New Form of Silicon: Metallic Silicon Nanodots. 16th International Microscopy Congress IMC16 2006, Japan: Japanese Society of Microscopy.
  • Liu, Z., Bando, Y., Hu, J., Ratinac, K., Ringer, S. (2006). A novel method for practical temperature measurement with carbon nanotube nanothermometers. Nanotechnology, 17, 3681-3684.
  • Ma, W., Ruys, A., Mason, R., Martin, P., Bendavid, A., Liu, Z., Ionescu, M., Zreiqat, H. (2006). DLC coatings: Effects of physical and chemical properties on biological response. Biomaterials, 28(9), 1620-1628. [More Information]
  • Kinsey, R., Anderson, P., Liu, Z., Ringer, S., Durbin, S. (2006). Evidence for room temperature ferromagnetism in the In1-xCrxN system. Current Applied Physics, 6, 579-582. [More Information]
  • Zheng, R., Saxey, D., Kuwano, S., Hanna, J., Wittmann, M., Loudis, J., Baker,, I., Liu, Z., Marceau, R., Ringer, S. (2006). Microstructure evolution and hardening by spinodal decomposition in Fe-Ni-Mn-Al Alloys. 2nd Australian Workshop on Atom Probe Tomography.
  • Cheung, C., McNamara, P., Barton, G., Liu, Z., Ringer, S. (2006). Si0² and Ge0² Soot Generation in Optical Fibre Preform Fabrication using Modified Chemical Vapour Deposition. 16th International Microscopy Congress IMC16 2006, Japan: Japanese Society of Microscopy.
  • Ma, W., Ruys, A., Zreiqat, H., Mason, R., Ringer, S., Liu, Z., Keast, V., Martin, P., Bendavid, A. (2006). The Biocompatibility of Diamond-Like Carbon Nano Films. International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 2006, Brisbane, Australia: (IEEE) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

2005

  • Tang, F., McNamara, P., Barton, G., Ringer, S., Fleming, S., Liu, Z. (2005). Aluminium Loss in Solution-Doped Silica Optical Fibres. BGPP/ ACOFT 2005 : OSA Topical Meeting on Bragg Gratings, Poling & Photosensitivity (BGPP) / 30th Australian Conference on Optical Fibre Technology (ACOFT) 2005, Sydney: Tour Hosts Pty Ltd.
  • Zhan, J., Bando, Y., Hu, J., Liu, Z., Yin, L., Golberg, D. (2005). Fabrication of metal semiconductor nanowire heterojunctions. Angewandte Chemie (International Edition), 44, 2140-2144. [More Information]
  • Liu, Z., Ringer, S., Kinsey,, R., Durbin, S. (2005). HRTEM Study of InN Films Grown on Sapphire-Evidence for a Cubic InN Structure. Microscopy and Microanalysis, 11(Supplement 2), 2072-2073.
  • Yu, J., Chen, Y., Wuhrer, R., Liu, Z., Ringer, S. (2005). In situ formation of BN nanotubes during nitriding reactions. Chemistry of Materials, 17(20), 5172-5176.
  • Zheng, R., Saxey, D., Kuwano, S., Hanna, J., Wittmann, M., Loudis, J., Baker,, I., Liu, Z., Marceau, R., Ringer, S. (2005). Nanostructure-Properties Relationship in Spinodal Fe35Ni15Mn25Al25 Alloys. Microscopy and Microanalysis 2005. Cambridge University Press.
  • Hu, J., Bando, Y., Zhan, J., Liu, Z., Golberg, D., Ringer, S. (2005). Single-crystalline, submicrometer-sized ZnSe tubes. Advanced Materials, 17(8), 975-979. [More Information]
  • Hu, J., Bando, Y., Zhan, J., Liu, Z., Golberg, D. (2005). Uniform and high-quality submicrometer tubes of GaS layered crystals. Applied Physics Letters, 87, 153112-153112.

2004

  • Liu, Z., Bando, Y., Ringer, S. (2004). Carbon Nanotubes Containing Gallium as Low Temperature Nanothermometers. 3rd Annual Conference of the Asia Pacific Nanotechnology Forum. APNF.
  • Liu, Z., Kelly, P., Drennan, J., Mora, P., Kanda, H. (2004). Formation of spinel from olivine. Applied Physics Letters, 84(11), 1856-1858.
  • Liu, Z., Bando, Y., Mitome, M., Zhan, J. (2004). Melting and Freezing Behaviour of Gallium Encapsulated in Carbon Nanotubes. 8th Asia-Pacific Conference on Electron Microscopy, Japan: 8APEM Publication Committee.
  • Hu, J., Bando, Y., Liu, Z., Zhan, J., Golberg, D., Sekiguchi, T. (2004). Synthesis of Crystalline Silicon Tubular Nanostructures with ZnS Nanowires as Removable Templates. Angewandte Chemie (International Edition), 43, 63-66.
  • Hu, J., Bando, Y., Liu, Z., Zhan, J., Golberg, D. (2004). The First Template-Free Growth of Crystalline Silicon Microtubes. Advanced Functional Materials, 14(6), 610-614. [More Information]
  • Hu, J., Bando, Y., Liu, Z., Xu, F., Sekiguchi, T., Zhan, J. (2004). Uniform Micro-Sized a- and b-Si3N4 Thin Ribbons Grown by a High-Temperature Thermal-Decomposition/Nitridation Route. Chemistry: A European Journal, 10(2), 554-558. [More Information]
  • Liu, Z., Bando, Y., Mitome, M., Zhan, J. (2004). Unusual Freezing and Melting of Gallium Encapsulated in Carbon Nanotubes. Physical Review Letters, 93(9), 095504-1-095504-4.

2003

  • Liu, Z., Bando, Y. (2003). A novel method for preparing copper nanorods and nanowires. Advanced Materials, 15(3), 303-305. [More Information]
  • Gao,, Y., Bando, Y., Golberg, D., Liu, Z. (2003). Discovery of carbon nanothermometer. Microscopy and Microanalysis, 9(Supplementary 2), 318-319.
  • Hu, J., Bando, Y., Liu, Z., Sekiguchi, T., Golberg, D., Zhan, J. (2003). Epitaxial Heterostructures: Side-to-Side Si-ZnS, Si-ZnSe Biaxial Nanowires, and Sandwichlike ZnS-Si-ZnS Triaxial Nanowires. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 125(37), 11306-11313.
  • Liu, Z., Zhang, Y., Bando, Y. (2003). Formation of Crystalline Si Nanoparticles by Heating Amorphous Silicon oxide in TEM. Fifty Ninth Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy, Japan: Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy.
  • Li, Y., Bando, Y., Golberg, D., Liu, Z. (2003). Ga-filled single-crystalline MgO nanotube: Wide-temperature range nanothermometer. Applied Physics Letters, 83(5), 999-1001.
  • Liu, Z., Bando, Y., Drennan, J., Spargo, A. (2003). HRTEM study of the orthorhombic zirconia in MgO-PSZ. Journal of Applied Crystallography, 36(4), 1026-1029.
  • Li, Y., Bando, Y., Golberg, D., Liu, Z. (2003). Indium-filled In2O3 Nanotubes. Fifty Ninth Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy, Japan: Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy.
  • Liu, Z., Bando, Y. (2003). Oxidation behavior of copper nanorods. Chemical Physics Letters, 378(1-2), 85-88.
  • Tang, C., Bando, Y., Liu, Z., Golberg, D. (2003). Synthesis and structure of InP nanowires and nanotubes. Chemical Physics Letters, 376(5-6), 676-682.
  • Hu, J., Bando, Y., Liu, Z. (2003). Synthesis of gallium-filled gallium oxide-zinc oxide composite coaxial nanotubes. Advanced Materials, 15(12), 1000-1003. [More Information]
  • Liu, Z., Bando, Y., Tang, C. (2003). Synthesis of tungsten oxide nanowires. Chemical Physics Letters, 372(1-2), 179-182.
  • Gao,, Y., Bando, Y., Liu, Z., Golberg, D., Nakanishi, H. (2003). Temperature measurement using a gallium-filled carbon nanotube nanothermometer. Applied Physics Letters, 83(14), 2913-2915.
  • Liu, Z., Zhang, Y., Bando, Y. (2003). Temperature Recording in Carbon nanothermometer. Fifty Ninth Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy, Japan: Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy.
  • Tang, C., Bando, Y., Liu, Z. (2003). Thermal oxidation of gallium nitride nanowires. Applied Physics Letters, 83(15), 3177-3179.

2002

  • Liu, Z., Gao,, Y., Bando, Y. (2002). Highly effective metal vapor absorbents based on carbon nanotubes. Applied Physics Letters, 81(25), 4844-4846.
  • Liu, Z., Bando, Y. (2002). HRTEM Study of the Orthorhombic ZrO2. Fifty Eighth Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy, Japan: Japanese Society of Electron Microscopy.
  • Drennan, J., Liu, Z., Kelly, P. (2002). The Olivine to Spinel Transformation Unmasked: A Direct Atomic View. AGU 2002 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, USA: EOS.
  • Spargo, A., Liu, Z. (2002). Unexpected Periodicities in HRTEM Images of Orthorhombic Zirconia Due to Astigmatism. ICEM-15.

2001

  • Liu, Z., Spargo, A. (2001). High-resolution transmission Electron Microscopy and Electron-Energy-Loss Spectroscopy Study of the Phase Mg2Zr5O12 in MgO-Partially Stabilized Zirconia. Philosophical Magazine A, 81(3), 625-636.
  • Liu, Z., Spargo, A. (2001). Identification of Various Phases in HRTEM images of MgO-PSZ. Journal of Electron Microscopy, 50(6), 443-446.
  • Kelly, P., Liu, Z., Drennan, J. (2001). The Olivine to Spinel Transition. 22th meeting of the Society of Crystallographers in Australia and New Zealand, Australia: Society of Crystallographers in Australia and New Zealand.

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