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  • 76.  W. Liang, X. Zhang, Y. Zan, M. Pan, C. Czarnik, K. Bustillo, J. Xu, Y. Chu, H. Zheng*, “In situ study  of  Fe3Pt-Fe2O3   core-shell  nanoparticle  formation.”  J.  Am.  Chem.  Soc.  137,  14850 (2015). Link
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  • 70.   Q. Lu, G. S. Hutchings, W. Yu, Y. Zhou, R. V. Forest, R. Tao, J. Rosen, B. T. Yonemoto, Z. Cao, H. Zheng, J. Q. Xiao, F. Jiao, J. G. Chen, “Highly porous non-precious bimetallic electrocatalyst for efficient hydrogen evolution.” Nature Communications 6, 6567 (2015). Link
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  • 66.   Z. Zeng, W. Liang, Y. H. Chu, H. Zheng* “In situ TEM study of Li-Au reaction in an electrochemical liquid cell” Faraday Discussions DOI: 10.1039/C4FD00145A (2014). Link
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  • 63.  H. Liu, W. I. Liang, Y. H. Chu, H. Zheng, R. Ramesh, “Self-assembled vertical heteroepitaxial nanostructures: from growth to functionalities” MRS Communications 4, 31 (2014). Link
  • 62.   H. L. Xin, S. Alayoglu, R. Tao, A. Genc, C. Wang, L. Kovarik, E. Stach, L -W. Wang, M. Salmeron, G. Somorjai, H. Zheng*, “Revealing the atomic restructuring of Pt-Co nanoparticles” Nano Lett. 14, 3203 (2014). Link                                                                                               nl-2014-00553a_0006
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  • 51.   K. Niu, H. G. Liao, H. Zheng*, “Revealing dynamic processes of materials in liquids using liquid cell transmission electron microscopy.” Journal of Visualized Experiments70, e50122, (2012). Link
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  • 49.   H. Zheng*, U. M. Mirsaidov, L. W. Wang, P. Matsudaira, “Electron beam manipulation of nanoparticles.” Nano Lett. 12, 5644 (2012). Link
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  • 45.   H. Xin, H. Zheng, “On-Column 2p Bound State with Topological Charge ± Excited by an Atomic-Size Vortex Beam in an Aberration-Corrected Scanning Transmission Electron Microscope.” Microscopy and Microanalysis18, 711 (2012). Link
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  • 40.   L. Ji, M. Rao, H. Zheng, L. Zhang, Y. Li, W. Duan, J. Guo, E. J. Cairns, and Y. Zhang, “Graphene oxide as a sulfur immobilizer in high performance lithium/sulfur cells.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 133, 18522 (2011). Link
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  • 38.   H. Zheng*, J. B. Rivest, T. Miller, B. Sadtler, A. Lindenberg, M. F Toney, L. W. Wang, C. Kisielowski, A. P. Alivisatos, “Observation of transient structural-transformation dynamics in a Cu2S nanorod.” Science 333, 206 (2011). Link

  • 37.   J. B. Rivest, S. L. Swisher, L. K. Fong, H. Zheng, A. P. Alivisatos, “Assembled monolayer nanorod heterojunctions.” ACS Nano 5, 3811 (2011). Link
  • 36.  M. J. Polking, H. Zheng, R. Ramesh, A. P. Alivisatos, “Controlled synthesis and size-Dependent polarization domain structure of colloidal germanium telluride nanocrystals.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 133, 2044 (2011). Link
  • 35.     M. J. Polking, J. J. Urban, D. J. Milliron, H. Zheng, E. Chan, M. A. Caldwell, S. Raoux, C. Kisielowski, J. W. Ager, R. Ramesh, A. P. Alivisatos, “Size-dependent polar ordering in colloidal GeTe nanocrystals.” Nano Lett. 11, 1147 (2011). Link

2010 and before

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  • 34.   Y.S. Oh, S. Crane, H. Zheng, Y. H. Chu, R. Ramesh, K.H. Kim “Quantitative determination of anisotropic magnetoelectric coupling in BiFeO3-CoFe2O4 nanostructures.” Appl. Phys. Lett. 97, 052902 (2010).
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  • 22.   Y. Qi, S. M. Anlage, H. Zheng, R. Ramesh, “Local dielectric measurements of BaTiO3-CoFe2O4 nanocomposites through microwave microscopy.” Journal of Materials Research 22, 1193 (2007).
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  • 20.   Y. H. Chu, T. Zhao, M. P. Cruz, Q. Zhan, P. L. Yang, L. W. Martin, M. Huijben, C. H. Yang, F. Zavaliche, H. Zheng, R. Ramesh, “Ferroelectric size effects in multiferroic BiFeO3 thin films.” Appl. Phys. Lett. 7, 1586, (2007).
  • 19.   Q. Zhan, R. Yu, S. P. Crane, H. Zheng, C. Kisielowski, R. Ramesh, “Structure and interface chemistry of perovskite-spinel nanocomposite thin films.” Appl. Phys. Lett. 89, 172902, (2006).
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  • 13.   H. Zheng, J. Wang, L. Mohaddes-Ardabili, D. G. Schlom, M. Wuttig, L. Salamanca-Riba, R. Ramesh, “Three-dimensional heteroepitaxy in self-assembled BaTiO3-CoFe2O4 nanostructures.” Appl. Phys. Lett. 85, 2035 (2004).
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  • 11.   L. Mohaddes-Ardabili, H. Zheng, S. G. Ogale, B. Hannoyer, W. Tian, J. Wang, S. E. Lofland, S. R. Shinde, T. Zhao, Y. Jia, L. Salamanca-Riba, D. G. Schlom, M. Wuttig, R. Ramesh, “Self-assembled single-crystal ferromagnetic iron nanowires formed by decomposition.” Nature Mater. 3, 533 (2004).
  • 10.   J. Wang, H. Zheng, Z. Ma, S. Prasertchoung, M. Wuttig, R. Droopad, J. Yu, K. Eisenbeiser, R. Ramesh, “Epitaxial BiFeO3 thin films on Si.” Appl. Phys. Lett. 85, 2574 (2004).
  • 9.   F. Bai, H. Zheng, H. Cao, L. E. Cross, R. Ramesh, J. Li, D. Viehland, “Epitaxially induced high temperature (T>900 K) cubic-tetragonal structural phase transition in BaTiO3 thin films.” Appl. Phys. Lett. 85, 4109 (2004).
  • 8.   S. R. Shinde, S. B. Ogale, J. S. Higgins, H. Zheng, R. Ramesh, R. L. Greene, T. Venkatesan, “Co-occurrence of superparamagnetism and anomalous Hall effect in highly reduced cobalt-doped rutile TiO2-delta films.” Phys. Rev. Lett. 92, 166601 (2004).
  • 7.   A. Tselev, C. M. Brooks, S. M. Anlage, H. Zheng, L. Salamanca-Riba, R. Ramesh, M. A. Subramanian, “Evidence for power-law frequency dependence of intrinsic dielectric response in the CaCu3Ti4O12.” Phys. Rev. B 70, 144101 (2004).
  • 6.   V. Nagarajan, S. Prasertchoung, T. Zhao, H. Zheng, J. Ouyang, R. Ramesh, W. Tian, X. Q. Pan, D. M. Kim, C. B. Eom, H. Kohlstedt, R. Waser, “Size effects in ultrathin epitaxial ferroelectric heterostructures.” Appl. Phys. Lett. 84, 5225 (2004).
  • 5.   S. R. Shinde, S. B. Ogale, J. Higgins, R. J. Choudhary, V. N. Kulkarni, T. Venkatesan, H. Zheng, R. Ramesh, A. V. Pogrebnyakov, S. Y. Xu, Qi Li, X. Xi, J. M. Redwing, D. Kanjilal, “Modification of critical current density of MgB2 films irradiated with 200 MeV Ag ions.” Appl. Phys. Lett. 84, 2352 (2004).
  • 4.   B. M. Kim, T. Brintlinger, E. Cobas, M. S. Fuhrer, H. Zheng, Z. Yu, R. Droopad, J. Ramdani, K. Eisenbeiser, “High-performance carbon nanotube transistors on SrTiO3/Si substrates.” Appl. Phys. Lett. 84, 1946 (2004).
  • 3.   H. Zheng, L. Salamanca-Riba, R. Ramesh, H. Li, “Suppression of antiphase domain boundary formation in Ba0.5Sr0.5TiO3 films grown on vicinal MgO substrates.” Appl. Phys. Lett. 85, 2905 (2004).
  • 2.   J. Wang, J. B. Neaton, H. Zheng, V. Nagarajan, S. B. Ogale, B. Liu, D. Viehland, V. Vaithyanathan, D. G. Schlom, U. V. Waghmare, N. A. Spaldin, K. M. Rabe, M. Wuttig, R. Ramesh, “Epitaxial BiFeO3 multiferroic thin film heterostructures.” Science 299, 1719 (2003).
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