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Hongyang Zhu Ph.D.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics and Engineering Physics College of Engineering & Natural Sciences
Physics and Engineering Physics
Keplinger Hall L143 918-631-5477
hoz7779@utulsa.edu
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Ph.D., Jilin University
Ph.D., Texas Tech University


The following may be selected publications rather than a comprehensive list.

Journal Articles


D. Li, P. Zhu, J. Jiang, X. Dan, R. Liu, X. Wang, Q. Cui, and H. Zhu, “Effect of pressure on sodium azide studied by spectroscopic method,” Journal of Physics Communications, vol. 1, no. 2, p. 025002, 2017.

J. Jiang, X. Li, P. Zhu, D. Li, X. Han, Q. Cui, and H. Zhu, “Effect of Pressure on 4-Toluenesulfonyl Azide Studied by Raman Scattering and Synchrotron X-ray Diffraction,” The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol. 121, no. 2, pp. 1032–1039, 2017.

P. Zhu, H. Zhu, W. Qin, B. Dantas, W. Sun, C.-K. Tan, and N. Tansu, “Narrow-linewidth red-emission Eu3+-doped TiO2 spheres for light-emitting diodes,” Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 119, no. 12, p. 124305, 2016.

H. Zhu, X. Han, P. Zhu, X. Wu, Y. Chen, M. Li, X. Li, and Q. Cui, “Pressure-Induced Amorphization of Strontium Azide,” The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol. 120, no. 23, pp. 12423–12428, 2016.

D. Li, P. Zhu, J. Jiang, M. Li, Y. Chen, B. Liu, X. Wang, Q. Cui, and H. Zhu, “High-Pressure Raman and Infrared Spectroscopic Studies of Cesium Azide,” The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol. 120, no. 47, pp. 27013–27018, 2016.

J. Jiang, P. Zhu, D. Li, Y. Chen, M. Li, X. Wang, B. Liu, Q. Cui, and H. Zhu, “High pressure studies of trimethyltin azide by Raman scattering, IR absorption, and synchrotron X-ray diffraction,” Rsc Advances, vol. 6, no. 101, pp. 98921–98926, 2016.

D. Li, P. Zhu, Y. Wang, B. Liu, J. Jiang, X. Huang, X. Wang, H. Zhu, and Q. Cui, “High-pressure spectroscopic study of silver azide,” Rsc Advances, vol. 6, no. 85, pp. 82270–82276, 2016.

J. Jiang, P. Zhu, D. Li, Y. Chen, M. Li, X. Wang, B. Liu, Q. Cui, and H. Zhu, “High-Pressure Studies of 4-Acetamidobenzenesulfonyl Azide: Combined Raman Scattering, IR Absorption, and Synchrotron X-ray Diffraction Measurements,” The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, vol. 120, no. 46, pp. 12015–12022, 2016.

J. Jiang, J. Zhang, P. Zhu, J. Li, X. Wang, D. Li, B. Liu, Q. Cui, and H. Zhu, “High pressure studies of Ni3[(C2H5N5)6(H2O)6](NO3)6 center dot 1.5H2O by Raman scattering, IR absorption, and synchrotron X-ray diffraction,” Rsc Advances, vol. 6, no. 69, pp. 65031–65037, 2016.

J. Wang, Q. Cui, T. Hu, J. Yang, X. Li, Y. Liu, B. Liu, W. Zhao, H. Zhu, and L. Yang, “Pressure-Induced Amorphization in BaF2 Nanoparticles,” The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol. 120, no. 22, pp. 12249–12253, 2016.

S. Tang, Y. Li, J. Zhang, H. Zhu, Y. Dong, P. Zhu, and Q. Cui, “Effects of microstructures on the compression behavior and phase transition routine of In2O3 nanocubes under high pressures,” RSC Advances, vol. 5, no. 103, pp. 85105–85110, 2015.

Q. Wang, T. Yan, K. Wang, H. Zhu, Q. Cui, and B. Zou, “Pressure-induced reversible phase transition in thiourea dioxide crystal,” The Journal of Chemical Physics, vol. 142, no. 24, p. 244701, 2015.

Z. Jian, H. Zhu, X. Wu, H. Cui, D. Li, J. Jiang, C. Gao, Q. Wang, and Q. Cui, “Plasma-assisted synthesis and pressure-induced structural transition of single-crystalline SnSe nanosheets,” Nanoscale, vol. 7, no. 24, pp. 10807–10816, 2015.

X. Wang, J. Li, N. Xu, H. Zhu, Z. Hu, and L. Chen, “Layered polymeric nitrogen in RbN3 at high pressures,” Scientific Reports, vol. 5, p. 16677, 2015.

J. Zhang, H. Zhu, X. Wu, H. Cui, D. Li, J. Jiang, C. Gao, Q. Wang, and Q. Cui, “Plasma-assisted synthesis and pressure-induced structural transition of single-crystalline SnSe nanosheets,” Nanoscale, vol. 7, no. 24, pp. 10807–10816, 2015.

D. Li, F. Li, Y. Li, X. Wu, G. Fu, Z. Liu, X. Wang, Q. Cui, and H. Zhu, “High-Pressure Studies of Rubidium Azide by Raman and Infrared Spectroscopies,” The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol. 119, no. 29, pp. 16870–16878, 2015.

J. Jiang, X. Wu, D. Li, B. Ma, R. Liu, X. Wang, J. Zhang, H. Zhu, and Q. Cui, “High Pressure Raman Scattering and Synchrotron X-ray Diffraction Studies of Benzyl Azide,” The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, vol. 119, no. 2, pp. 513–518, 2015.

G. Yin, H. Yin, H. Zhu, X. Wu, L. Zhong, M. Sun, R. Cong, J. Zhang, W. Gao, and Q. Cui, “High-pressure phase transition and unusual compressibility of apatite-type La10Si6O27,” Journal of Alloys and Compounds, vol. 586, pp. 279–284, 2014.

X. Wang, J. Li, H. Zhu, L. Chen, and H. Lin, “Polymerization of nitrogen in cesium azide under modest pressure,” The Journal of Chemical Physics, vol. 141, no. 4, p. 044717, 2014.

J. Zhang, H. Cui, P. Zhu, C. Ma, X. Wu, H. Zhu, Y. Ma, and Q. Cui, “Photoluminescence studies of Y2O3:Eu3+ under high pressure,” Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 115, no. 2, p. 023502, 2014.

G. Yin, H. Yin, X. Wang, M. Sun, L. Zhong, R. Cong, H. Zhu, W. Gao, and Q. Cui, “Mg doping effect on high-pressure behaviors of apatite-type lanthanum silicate,” Journal of Alloys and Compounds, vol. 611, pp. 24–29, 2014.

X. Wu, F. Ma, C. Ma, H. Cui, Z. Liu, H. Zhu, X. Wang, and Q. Cui, “Pressure-driven variations of hydrogen bonding energy in ammonium azide (NH4N3): IR absorption and Raman scattering studies,” The Journal of Chemical Physics, vol. 141, no. 2, p. 024703, 2014.

D. Li, X. Wu, J. Jiang, X. Wang, J. Zhang, Q. Cui, and H. Zhu, “Pressure-induced phase transitions in rubidium azide: Studied by in-situ x-ray diffraction,” Applied Physics Letters, vol. 105, no. 7, p. 071903, 2014.

B. Yao, H. Zhu, S. Wang, P. Wang, and M. Zhang, “The pressure-induced phase transition studies of In2S3 and In2S3:Ce nanoparticles,” Journal of Solid State Chemistry, vol. 210, no. 1, pp. 150–154, 2014.

R. Cong, X. Liu, H. Cui, J. Zhang, X. Wu, Q. Wang, H. Zhu, and Q. Cui, “The plasma assisted synthesis and high pressure studies of the structural and elastic properties of metal nitrides XN (X = Sc, Y),” CrystEngComm, vol. 16, no. 19, pp. 3977–3985, 2014.

C. Ma, F. Huang, X. Wu, H. Cui, F. Li, H. Zhu, Q. Zhou, and Q. Cui, “The pressure-induced amorphous state of acetonitrile,” RSC Advances, vol. 3, no. 5, pp. 1509–1513, 2013.

J. Wang, H. Zhu, C. Ma, X. Wu, J. Zhang, D. Li, R. Cong, J. Liu, and Q. Cui, “High-Pressure Behaviors of SrF2 Nanocrystals with Two Morphologies,” The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol. 117, no. 1, pp. 615–619, 2013.

R. Cong, H. Zhu, X. Wu, C. Ma, G. Yin, X. Xie, and Q. Cui, “Doping Effect on High-Pressure Behaviors of Sc,Y-doped AlN Nanoprisms,” The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol. 117, no. 8, pp. 4304–4308, 2013.

Y. Xu, H. Zhu, C. Ma, P. Zhu, R. Cong, X. Wu, W. Gao, and Q. Cui, “Pressure-induced structural phase transition in AlN:Mg and AlN:Co nanowires,” Journal of Solid State Chemistry, vol. 202, pp. 33–37, 2013.

H. Zhu, F. Zhang, C. Ji, D. Hou, J. Wu, T. Hannon, and Y. Ma, “Pressure-induced series of phase transitions in sodium azide,” Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 113, no. 3, p. 033511, 2013.

X. Wang, J. Li, J. Botana, M. Zhang, H. Zhu, L. Chen, H. Liu, T. Cui, and M. Miao, “Polymerization of nitrogen in lithium azide,” The Journal of Chemical Physics, vol. 139, no. 16, p. 164710, 2013.

X. Wu, H. Cui, J. Zhang, R. Cong, H. Zhu, and Q. Cui, “High pressure synchrotron x-ray diffraction and Raman scattering studies of ammonium azide,” Applied Physics Letters, vol. 102, no. 12, p. 121902, 2013.

C. Ji, V. Levitas, H. Zhu, J. Chaudhuri, A. Marathe, and Y. Ma, “Shear-induced phase transition of nanocrystalline hexagonal boron nitride to wurtzitic structure at room temperature and lower pressure,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, vol. 109, no. 47, pp. 19108–19112, 2012.

C. Ji, R. Zheng, D. Hou, H. Zhu, J. Wu, M.-C. Chyu, and Y. Ma, “Pressure-induced phase transition in potassium azide up to 55 GPa,” Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 111, no. 11, p. 112613, 2012.

D. Hou, F. Zhang, C. Ji, T. Hannon, H. Zhu, J. Wu, and Y. Ma, “Series of phase transitions in cesium azide under high pressure studied by in situ x-ray diffraction,” Physical Review B, vol. 84, no. 6, p. 064127, 2011.

J. Wu, H. Zhu, D. Hou, C. Ji, C. Whiteley, J. Edgar, and Y. Ma, “High pressure X-ray diffraction study on icosahedral boron arsenide (B12As2),” Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids, vol. 72, no. 2, pp. 144–146, 2011.

C. Ji, F. Zhang, D. Hou, H. Zhu, J. Wu, M.-C. Chyu, V. Levitas, and Y. Ma, “High pressure X-ray diffraction study of potassium azide,” Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids, vol. 72, no. 6, pp. 736–739, 2011.

D. Hou, F. Zhang, C. Ji, T. Hannon, H. Zhu, J. Wu, and Y. Ma, “Series of phase transitions in cesium azide under high pressure studied by in situ x-ray diffraction,” Physical Review B, vol. 84, no. 6, 2011.

D. Hou, F. Zhang, C. Ji, T. Hannon, H. Zhu, J. Wu, V. Levitas, and Y. Ma, “Phase transition and structure of silver azide at high pressure,” Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 110, no. 2, p. 023524, 2011.

D. Hou, Y. Ma, J. Du, J. Yan, C. Ji, and H. Zhu, “High pressure X-ray diffraction study of ReS2,” Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids, vol. 71, no. 11, pp. 1571–1575, 2010.

H. Zhu, Y. Ma, H. Yang, P. Zhu, J. Du, C. Ji, and D. Hou, “Ultrastable structure and luminescence properties of Y2O3 nanotubes,” Solid State Communications, vol. 150, no. 27-28, pp. 1208–1212, 2010.

H. Zhu, Y. Ma, H. Yang, C. Ji, D. Hou, and L. Guo, “Pressure induced phase transition of nanocrystalline and bulk maghemite (γ-Fe2O3) to hematite (α-Fe2O3),” Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids, vol. 71, no. 8, pp. 1183–1186, 2010.

H. Zhu, Y. Ma, H. Yang, C. Ji, D. Hou, and L. Guo, “Pressure induced phase transition of nanocrystalline and bulk maghemite (gamma-Fe2O3) to hematite (alpha-Fe2O3),” Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids, vol. 71, no. 8, pp. 1183–1186, 2010.

F. Xiao, C. Ji, Y. Ma, H. Zhu, D. Hou, and M. Zhu, “The compressibility of the La–Mg–Ni alloy system,” International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, vol. 35, no. 13, pp. 6779–6783, 2010.

X. Pang, W. Fu, H. Yang, H. Zhu, J. Xu, X. Li, and G. Zou, “Preparation and characterization of hollow glass microspheres coated by CoFe2O4 nanoparticles using urea as precipitator via coprecipitation method,” Materials Research Bulletin, vol. 44, no. 2, pp. 360–363, 2009.

C. Ji, Y. Ma, M.-C. Chyu, R. Knudson, and H. Zhu, “X-ray diffraction study of aluminum carbide powder to 50 GPa,” Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 106, no. 8, p. 083511, 2009.

Y. Sui, H. Yang, W. Fu, J. Xu, L. Chang, H. Zhu, Q. Yu, M. Li, and G. Zou, “Preparation and characterization of hollow glass microspheres/ZnO composites,” Journal of Alloys and Compounds, vol. 469, no. 1–2, pp. L1–L5, 2009.

P. Zhu, W. Di, Q. Zhu, B. Chen, H. Zhu, H. Zhao, Y. Yang, and X. Wang, “Luminescent properties and thermal stability of BaMgAl10O17 : Eu2+ synthesized by sol-gel route,” Journal of Alloys and Compounds, vol. 454, no. 1-2, pp. 245–249, 2008.

Y. Zeng, H. Yang, W. Fu, L. Qiao, L. Chang, J. Chen, H. Zhu, M. Li, and G. Zou, “Synthesis of magnesium borate (Mg2B2O5) nanowires, growth mechanism and their lubricating properties,” Materials Research Bulletin, vol. 43, no. 8-9, pp. 2239–2247, 2008.

H. Zhu, Y. Ma, H. Yang, E. Selvi, D. Hou, and C. Ji, “Synthesis and compression of nanocrystalline silicon carbide,” Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 104, no. 12, p. 123516, 2008.

Y. Fan, H. Yang, X. Liu, H. Zhu, and G. Zou, “Preparation and study on radar absorbing materials of nickel-coated carbon fiber and flake graphite,” Journal of Alloys and Compounds, vol. 461, no. 1–2, pp. 490–494, 2008.

H. Zhu, H. Yang, W. Fu, P. Zhu, M. Li, Y. Li, Y. Sui, S. Liu, and G. Zou, “The improvement of thermal stability of BaMgAl10O17 : Eu2+ coated with MgO,” Materials Letters, vol. 62, no. 4-5, pp. 784–786, 2008.

L. Chang, H. Yang, W. Fu, J. Zhang, Q. Yu, H. Zhu, J. Chen, R. Wei, Y. Sui, X. Pang, and G. Zou, “Simple synthesis of MoS2 inorganic fullerene-like nanomaterials from MoS2 amorphous nanoparticles,” Materials Research Bulletin, vol. 43, no. 8-9, pp. 2427–2433, 2008.

K. Du, H. Yang, R. Wei, M. Li, Q. Yu, W. Fu, N. Yang, H. Zhu, and Y. Zeng, “Electric-pulse discharge as a novel technique to synthesize beta-SiC nano-crystallites from liquid-phase organic precursors,” Materials Research Bulletin, vol. 43, no. 1, pp. 120–126, 2008.

K. Du, H. Yang, R. Wei, M. Li, Q. Yu, W. Fu, N. Yang, H. Zhu, and Y. Zeng, “Electric-pulse discharge as a novel technique to synthesize β-SiC nano-crystallites from liquid-phase organic precursors,” Materials Research Bulletin, vol. 43, no. 1, pp. 120–126, 2008.

P. Zhu, Q. Zhu, H. Zhu, H. Zhao, B. Chen, Y. Zhang, X. Wang, and W. Di, “Effect of SiO2 coating on photoluminescence and thermal stability of BaMgAl10O17 : Eu2+ under VUV and UV excitation,” Optical Materials, vol. 30, no. 6, pp. 930–934, 2008.

R. Ge, W. Fu, H. Yang, Y. Zhang, W. Zhao, Z. Liu, C. Wang, H. Zhu, Q. Yu, and G. Zou, “Fabrication and characterization of highly-ordered titania nanotubes via electrochemical anodization,” Materials Letters, vol. 62, no. 17–18, pp. 2688–2691, 2008.

Y. Fan, H. Yang, H. Zhu, X. Liu, M. Li, Y. Qu, N. Yang, and G. Zou, “Metallization of Carbon Fibers with Nickel by Electroless Plating Technique,” Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, vol. 38, no. 9, pp. 2148–2152, 2007.

Q. Yu, C. Yu, H. Yang, W. Fu, L. Chang, J. Xu, R. Wei, H. Li, H. Zhu, M. Li, G. Zou, G. Wang, C. Shao, and Y. Liu, “Growth of Dumbbell-like ZnO Microcrystals under Mild Conditions and their Photoluminescence Properties,” Inorganic Chemistry, vol. 46, no. 15, pp. 6204–6210, 2007.

H. Zhu, H. Yang, K. Du, W. Fu, L. Chang, X. Pang, Y. Zeng, and G. Zou, “Preparation of SiC and SiC/ZnO nanocomposites and its properties,” Materials Letters, vol. 61, no. 21, pp. 4242–4245, 2007.

Q. Yu, H. Yang, W. Fu, L. Chang, J. Xu, C. Yu, R. Wei, K. Du, H. Zhu, M. Li, and G. Zou, “Transparent conducting yttrium-doped ZnO thin films deposited by sol-gel method,” Thin Solid Films, vol. 515, no. 7-8, pp. 3840–3843, 2007.

J. Xu, H. Yang, Q. Yu, L. Chang, X. Pang, X. Li, H. Zhu, M. Li, and G. Zou, “Synthesis and characterization of hollow glass microspheres coated by SnO2 nanoparticles,” Materials Letters, vol. 61, no. 6, pp. 1424–1428, 2007.

R. Wei, H. Yang, K. Du, W. Fu, M. Li, Q. Yu, L. Chang, Y. Zeng, Y. Sui, H. Zhu, and G. Zou, “Preparation of type-II MoS2 film by chemical bath deposition onto Si coated with electrolessly Ni,” Materials Science and Engineering B-Solid State Materials For Advanced Technology, vol. 138, no. 3, pp. 259–262, 2007.

N. Yang, H. Yang, Y. Qu, Y. Fan, L. Chang, H. Zhu, M. Li, and G. Zou, “Preparation of Cu-Zn/ZnO core-shell nanocomposite by surface modification and precipitation process in aqueous solution and its photoluminescence properties,” Materials Research Bulletin, vol. 41, no. 11, pp. 2154–2160, 2006.

J. Xu, H. Yang, W. Fu, Y. Sui, H. Zhu, M. Li, and G. Zou, “Preparation and characterization of carbon fibers coated by Fe3O4 nanoparticles,” Materials Science and Engineering: B, vol. 132, no. 3, pp. 307–310, 2006.

X. Li, H. Yang, W. Fu, C. Wu, S. Liu, H. Zhu, and X. Pang, “Preparation of low-density superparamagnetic microspheres by coating glass microballoons with magnetite nanoparticles,” Materials Science and Engineering: B, vol. 135, no. 1, pp. 38–43, 2006.

Y. Qu, H. Yang, N. Yang, Y. Fan, H. Zhu, and G. Zou, “The effect of reaction temperature on the particle size, structure and magnetic properties of coprecipitated CoFe2O4 nanoparticles,” Materials Letters, vol. 60, no. 29–30, pp. 3548–3552, 2006.

L. Chang, H. Yang, W. Fu, J. Zhang, Q. Yu, H. Zhu, J. Chen, R. Wei, Y. Sui, X. Pang, and G. Zou, “Simple synthesis of MoS2 inorganic fullerene-like nanomaterials from MoS2 amorphous nanoparticles,” Materials Research Bulletin, vol. 43, no. 8–9, pp. 2427–2433, 2017.

Y. Zeng, H. Yang, W. Fu, L. Qiao, L. Chang, J. Chen, H. Zhu, M. Li, and G. Zou, “Synthesis of magnesium borate (Mg2B2O5) nanowires, growth mechanism and their lubricating properties,” Materials Research Bulletin, vol. 43, no. 8–9, pp. 2239–2247, 2017.

Conference Proceeding


P. Zhu, H. Zhu, W. Qin, C. Tan, and N. Tansu, “Eu3+-doped TiO2 Nanospheres for GaN-based White Light-Emitting Diodes,” in Proc. of the SPIE Optics + Photonics 2014, 2014.