PhD, University of Florida, USA (2004)

Associate Professor
Office : S13-04-09  |  Tel : (65) 6516 6755
Email : phyzc@nus.edu.sg

Current Research

  • My research is focused on the theoretical modeling and simulation of materials at nanoscale, such as molecules, nanowires and thin films. Related interests are nano electronics/spintronics and nanocatalysis.

Selected Publications

  1. S. Liu, A. Nurbawono, and C. Zhang, “Density Functional Theory for steady-state nonequilibrium molecular junctions”, Sci. Rep. 5, 15386 (2015).

  2. A. Nurbawono, S. Liu, and C. Zhang, “Modeling optical properties of silicon cluster by first principles: From a few atoms to large nanoscrystals”, J. Chem. Phys. 142, 154705 (2015).

  3. N. Guo, R. Lu, S. Liu, and C. Zhang, “High Catalytic activity of Au clusters supported on ZnO nanosheets”, J. Phys. Chem. C 118, 21038 (2014).

  4. S. Liu, Y. Feng, and C. Zhang, “Communication: Electronic and transport properties of molecular junctions under a finite bias: A dual mean field approach”, J. Chem. Phys. 139, 191103 (2013).

  5. M. Yang, M. Zhou, A. Zhang, and C. Zhang, “Graphene oxide: An ideal support for gold catalysis”, J. Phys. Chem. C 116, 22336 (2012).

  6. A. Zhang, H. Teo, Z. Dai, Y. Feng, and C. Zhang, “Bandgap engineering in graphene and h-BN antidote lattices”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 98, 023105 (2011).

  7. A. Nurbawono, Y. Feng, and C. Zhang, “Electron tunneling through a hybrid superconducting-normal mesoscopic junction under microwave radiation”, Phys. Rev. B 82, 014535 (2010).

  8. A. Nurbawono, Y. Feng, E Zhao, and C. Zhang, “Differential conductance anomaly in superconducting quantum point contacts”, Phys. Rev. B 80, 184516 (2009).

  9. C. Zhang, N. Barnett, U. Landman, “Bonding, conductance, and magnetization of oxygenated Au nanowires”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 046801 (2008).

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