Associate Professor Danyang Wang
Associate Professor

Associate Professor Danyang Wang

Science
School of Materials Science & Engineering

ABOUT ME

Professional Experience

  • Associate Professor, School of Materials Science and Engineering, UNSW Sydney (2020 – )
  • ARC Future Fellow, School of Materials Science and Engineering, UNSW Sydney (2018 - )
  • Senior Lecturer, School of Materials Science and Engineering, UNSW Sydney (2017 – 2019)
  • Lecturer, School of Materials Science and Engineering, The University of New South Wales (2011 – 2017)
  • Vice-Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Materials Science and Engineering, UNSW Sydney (2009 – 2011)

Research Experience

Most significant contributions are in the field of functional oxide thin films for nanoelectronics and energy applications. Areas of research include: 

  • Thin film technology 
  • Functional materials and devices
  • Micro/nanofabrication techniques

Recognition of this includes: 100+ peer-reviewed publications.

 

Phone
02 9385 7170
Location
239 Hilmer Building UNSW Kensington NSW 2052
  • Book Chapters | 2018
    Shirsath S; Wang D; Jadhav SS; Mane ML; Li SEAN, 2018, 'Ferrites Obtained by Sol–Gel Method', in Lisa K; Mario A; Andrei J (ed.), Handbook of Sol-Gel Science and Technology, edn. 2, Springer, Cham, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-19454-7_125-3
    Book Chapters | 2018
    Shirsath SE; Wang D; Jadhav SS; Mane ML; Li S, 2018, 'Ferrites obtained by sol-gel method', in Handbook of Sol-Gel Science and Technology: Processing, Characterization and Applications, pp. 695 - 735, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-32101-1_125
  • Journal articles | 2022
    Shahrokhi S; Dubajic M; Dai ZZ; Bhattacharyya S; Mole RA; Rule KC; Bhadbhade M; Tian R; Mussakhanuly N; Guan X; Yin Y; Nielsen MP; Hu L; Lin CH; Chang SLY; Wang D; Kabakova IV; Conibeer G; Bremner S; Li XG; Cazorla C; Wu T, 2022, 'Anomalous Structural Evolution and Glassy Lattice in Mixed-Halide Hybrid Perovskites', Small, vol. 18, pp. e2200847, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/smll.202200847
    Journal articles | 2020
    Ghasemian MB; Rawal A; Shahrbabaki Z; Zhang Q; Lu T; Liu Y; Wang D, 2020, 'Evidence of phase coexistence in hydrothermally synthesized K0.5Na0.5NbO3nanofibers', Journal of Materials Chemistry A, vol. 8, pp. 8731 - 8739, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c9ta14153g
    Journal articles | 2020
    Guo M; Sun B; Wu M; Sun H; Zhang L; Liu Q; Wang D; Lou X, 2020, 'Effect of polarization fatigue on the electrocaloric effect of relaxor Pb0.92La0.08Zr0.65Ti0.35O3thin film', Applied Physics Letters, vol. 117, pp. 202901 - 202901, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/5.0018741
    Journal articles | 2020
    Shahrokhi S; Gao W; Wang Y; Anandan PR; Rahaman MZ; Singh S; Wang D; Cazorla C; Yuan G; Liu JM; Wu T, 2020, 'Emergence of Ferroelectricity in Halide Perovskites', Small Methods, vol. 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/smtd.202000149
    Journal articles | 2020
    Shirsath SE; Cazorla C; Lu T; Zhang L; Tay YY; Lou X; Liu Y; Li S; Wang D, 2020, 'Interface-Charge Induced Giant Electrocaloric Effect in Lead Free Ferroelectric Thin-Film Bilayers', Nano Letters, vol. 20, pp. 1262 - 1271, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.nanolett.9b04727
    Journal articles | 2020
    Shirsath SE; Wang D; Zhang J; Morisako A; Li S; Liu X, 2020, 'Single-crystal-like textured growth of CoFe2O4 Thin Film on an amorphous substrate: A self-bilayer approach', ACS Applied Electronic Materials, vol. 2, pp. 3650 - 3657, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsaelm.0c00716
    Journal articles | 2020
    Sun Y; Zhang L; Wang H; Guo M; Lou X; Wang D, 2020, 'Composition-driven inverse-to-conventional transformation of electrocaloric effect and large energy storage density in strontium modified Ba(Zr0.1Ti0.9)O3 thin films', Journal of Materials Chemistry C, vol. 8, pp. 1366 - 1373, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c9tc06515f
    Journal articles | 2020
    Sun Y; Zhang L; Wang H; Guo M; Lou X; Wang D, 2020, 'Excellent thermal stability of large polarization in (Bi0.5Na0.5)TiO3-BaTiO3 thin films induced by defect dipole', Applied Surface Science, vol. 504, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apsusc.2019.144391
    Journal articles | 2020
    Wang H; Zhang L; Sun Y; Cazorla C; Guo M; Li Y; Lam KH; Lou X; Wang D, 2020, 'The primary and secondary electrocaloric effect at ferroelectric-ferroelectric transitions in lead-free ceramics', Scripta Materialia, vol. 178, pp. 150 - 154, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scriptamat.2019.11.014
    Journal articles | 2020
    Zhang J; Wang H; Blanloeuil P; Li G; Sha Z; Wang D; Lei W; Boyer C; Yu Y; Tian R; Wang CH, 2020, 'Enhancing the triboelectricity of stretchable electrospun piezoelectric polyvinylidene fluoride/boron nitride nanosheets composite nanofibers', Composites Communications, vol. 22, pp. 100535 - 100535, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.coco.2020.100535
    Journal articles | 2020
    Zhang L; Lou X; Zhou C; Yang S; Ren X; Wang D; Carpenter MA, 2020, 'Coupling between phase transitions and glassy magnetic behaviour in Heusler alloy Ni50Mn34In8Ga8', Journal of Physics Condensed Matter, vol. 32, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1361-648X/ab7f04
    Journal articles | 2020
    Zhang L; Wang H; Wang D; Guo M; Lou X; Wang D, 2020, 'A New Strategy for Large Dynamic Piezoelectric Responses in Lead-Free Ferroelectrics: The Relaxor/Morphotropic Phase Boundary Crossover', Advanced Functional Materials, vol. 30, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adfm.202004641
    Journal articles | 2020
    Zhang L; Zhang J; Li K; Zhou C; Yao Y; Tan TT; Wang D; Yang S; Li S; Carpenter MA, 2020, 'Glassy Magnetic Transitions and Accurate Estimation of Magnetocaloric Effect in Ni-Mn Heusler Alloys', ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, vol. 12, pp. 43646 - 43652, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsami.0c11308
    Journal articles | 2020
    Zhou Y; Chen F; Arandiyan H; Guan P; Liu Y; Wang Y; Zhao C; Wang D; Chu D, 2020, 'Oxide-based cathode materials for rechargeable zinc ion batteries: Progresses and challenges', Journal of Energy Chemistry, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jechem.2020.08.038
    Journal articles | 2019
    Fang G; Liu J; Wu J; Li M; Yan X; Wang D, 2019, 'A generic strategy for preparation of TiO 2 /Bi x M y O z (M = W, Mo) heterojunctions with enhanced photocatalytic activities', Applied Surface Science, vol. 475, pp. 785 - 792, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apsusc.2018.12.297
    Journal articles | 2019
    Huang C; Lin P; Fu N; Liu C; Xu B; Sun K; Wang D; Zeng X; Ke S, 2019, 'Facile fabrication of highly efficient ETL-free perovskite solar cells with 20% efficiency by defect passivation and interface engineering', Chemical Communications, vol. 55, pp. 2777 - 2780, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c9cc00312f
    Journal articles | 2019
    Shirsath SE; Liu X; Assadi MHN; Younis A; Yasukawa Y; Karan SK; Zhang J; Kim J; Wang D; Morisako A; Yamauchi Y; Li S, 2019, 'Au quantum dots engineered room temperature crystallization and magnetic anisotropy in CoFe 2 O 4 thin films', Nanoscale Horizons, vol. 4, pp. 516 - 525, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c8nh00278a
    Journal articles | 2018
    Fang G; Liu J; Yan X; Wang D; Israr J; Xue T, 2018, 'Highly Efficient Visible Light Photocatalytic Activities in Self-Assembled Metastable TiO2/Bi4MoO9 Heterojunctions', Advanced Materials Interfaces, vol. 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/admi.201800844
    Journal articles | 2018
    Fang G; Wang L; Zhang G; Yan X; Wang D, 2018, 'Rapid microwave-assisted sol-gel synthesis and exceptional visible light photocatalytic activities of Bi12TiO20', Ceramics International, vol. 44, pp. 16388 - 16393, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ceramint.2018.06.048
    Journal articles | 2018
    Fu N; Huang C; Lin P; Zhu M; Li T; Ye M; Lin S; Zhang G; Du J; Liu C; Xu B; Wang D; Ke S, 2018, 'Black phosphorus quantum dots as dual-functional electron-selective materials for efficient plastic perovskite solar cells', Journal of Materials Chemistry A, vol. 6, pp. 8886 - 8894, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c8ta01408f
    Journal articles | 2018
    Ghasemian MB; Rawal A; Liu Y; Wang D, 2018, 'Approaching Piezoelectric Response of Pb-Piezoelectrics in Hydrothermally Synthesized Bi0.5(Na1- xKx)0.5TiO3Nanotubes', ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, vol. 10, pp. 20816 - 20825, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsami.8b06312
    Journal articles | 2018
    Hu HL; Wang D; Tseng A; Chen Z; Kong C; Yi J; Li S, 2018, 'Thickness Dependence of Magnetic Behavior of LaAlO3/SrTiO3 Heterostructures', Advanced Materials Interfaces, vol. 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/admi.201800352
    Journal articles | 2018
    Ke S; Xie J; Chen C; Lin P; Zeng X; Shu L; Fei L; Wang Y; Ye M; Wang D, 2018, 'Van der Waals epitaxy of Al-doped ZnO film on mica as a flexible transparent heater with ultrafast thermal response', Applied Physics Letters, vol. 112, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.5010358
    Journal articles | 2018
    Li T; Zhang N; Sun Z; Xie C; Ye M; Mazumdar S; Shu L; Wang Y; Wang D; Chen L; Ke S; Huang H, 2018, 'Epitaxial ferroelectric Hf0.5Zr0.5O2 thin film on a buffered YSZ substrate through interface reaction', Journal of Materials Chemistry C, vol. 6, pp. 9224 - 9231, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c8tc02941e
    Journal articles | 2018
    Luo B; Dong H; Wang D; Jin K, 2018, 'Large recoverable energy density with excellent thermal stability in Mn-modified NaNbO3-CaZrO3 lead-free thin films', Journal of the American Ceramic Society, vol. 101, pp. 3460 - 3467, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jace.15528
    Journal articles | 2018
    Pan Y; Wan T; Du H; Qu B; Wang D; Ha T; Chu D, 2018, 'Mimicking synaptic plasticity and learning behaviours in solution processed SnO2 memristor', Journal of Alloys and Compounds, vol. 757, pp. 496 - 503, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jallcom.2018.05.092
    Journal articles | 2017
    Ghasemian MB; Lin Q; Adabifiroozjaei E; Wang F; Chu D; Wang D, 2017, 'Morphology control and large piezoresponse of hydrothermally synthesized lead-free piezoelectric (Bi0.5Na0.5)TiO3 nanofibres', RSC Advances, vol. 7, pp. 15020 - 15026, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c7ra01293d
    Journal articles | 2017
    Ghasemian MB; Rawal A; Wang F; Chu D; Wang D, 2017, 'Lattice evolution and enhanced piezoelectric properties of hydrothermally synthesised 0.94(Bi0.5Na0.5)TiO3-0.06BaTiO3 nanofibers', Journal of Materials Chemistry C, vol. 5, pp. 10976 - 10984, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c7tc03812g
    Journal articles | 2017
    Li M; Chan NY; Wang D, 2017, 'Improved thermal stability of the piezoelectric properties of (Li, Ag)-co-modified (K, Na) NbO3-based ceramics prepared by spark plasma sintering', Journal of the American Ceramic Society, vol. 100, pp. 2984 - 2990, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jace.14838
    Journal articles | 2016
    Chen L; Lin Q; Hart J; Li S; Wang D, 2016, 'Enhanced Photovoltaic Effect in Fe-Doped (Bi, Na) TiO3-BaTiO3 Ferroelectric Ceramics', International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology, vol. 13, pp. 896 - 903, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ijac.12562
    Journal articles | 2016
    Hu HL; Ao L; Pham A; Wang D; Wang Y; Chen Z; Kong C; Tan TT; Zu X; Li S, 2016, 'Oxygen Vacancy Dependence of Magnetic Behavior in the LaAlO3/SrTiO3 Heterostructures', Advanced Materials Interfaces, vol. 3, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/admi.201600547
    Journal articles | 2016
    Hu HL; Zeng R; Pham A; Tan TT; Chen Z; Kong C; Wang D; Li S, 2016, 'Subtle Interplay between Localized Magnetic Moments and Itinerant Electrons in LaAlO3/SrTiO3 Heterostructures', ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, vol. 8, pp. 13630 - 13636, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsami.6b01518
    Journal articles | 2016
    Lin Q; Ding R; Li Q; Tay YY; Wang D; Liu Y; Huang Y; Li S, 2016, 'Large Piezoelectricity and Ferroelectricity in Mn-Doped (Bi0.5Na0.5)TiO3-BaTiO3 Thin Film Prepared by Pulsed Laser Deposition', Journal of the American Ceramic Society, vol. 99, pp. 2347 - 2353, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jace.14227
    Journal articles | 2015
    Lin Q; Wang D; Chen Z; Liu W; Lim S; Li S, 2015, 'Periodicity Dependence of the Built-in Electric Field in (Ba0.7Ca0.3)TiO3/Ba(Zr0.2Ti0.8)O3 Ferroelectric Superlattices', ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, vol. 7, pp. 26301 - 26306, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsami.5b08943
    Journal articles | 2015
    Lin Q; Wang D; Li S, 2015, 'Strong Effect of Oxygen Partial Pressure on Electrical Properties of 0.5Ba(Zr0.2Ti0.8)O3-0.5(Ba0.7Ca0.3)TiO3 Thin Films', Journal of the American Ceramic Society, vol. 98, pp. 2094 - 2098, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jace.13560
    Journal articles | 2015
    Lin QR; Wang DY; Luo BC; Ding R; Lorenzen DL; Li S, 2015, 'Composition dependence of ferroelectric and piezoelectric properties of epitaxial (1 - x)Ba(Zr 0.2 Ti 0.8 )O 3 -x(Ba 0.7 Ca 0.3 )TiO 3 thin films prepared by pulsed laser deposition', Applied Surface Science, vol. 331, pp. 477 - 481, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apsusc.2015.01.100
    Journal articles | 2015
    Wang F; Mai YW; Wang D; Ding R; Shi W, 2015, 'High quality barium titanate nanofibers for flexible piezoelectric device applications', Sensors and Actuators, A: Physical, vol. 233, pp. 195 - 201, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sna.2015.07.002
    Journal articles | 2014
    Chan NY; Wang DY; Wang Y; Dai JY; Chan HLW, 2014, 'The structural and in-plane dielectric/ferroelectric properties of the epitaxial (Ba, Sr)(Zr, Ti)O3 thin films', Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 115, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4883963
    Journal articles | 2014
    Kabir R; Wang D; Zhang T; Tian R; Donelson R; Teck Tan T; Li S, 2014, 'Tunable thermoelectric properties of Ca0.9Yb0.1MnO3 through controlling the particle size via ball mill processing', Ceramics International, vol. 40, pp. 16701 - 16706, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ceramint.2014.08.033
    Journal articles | 2014
    Kabir R; Zhang T; Donelson R; Wang D; Tian R; Tan TT; Gong B; Li S, 2014, 'Thermoelectric properties of Yb and Nb codoped CaMnO3', physica status solidi (a), vol. 211, pp. 1200 - 1206, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pssa.201330475
    Journal articles | 2014
    Kabir R; Zhang T; Wang D; Donelson R; Tian R; Tan TT; Li S, 2014, 'Improvement in the thermoelectric properties of CaMnO3 perovskites by W doping', Journal of Materials Science, vol. 49, pp. 7522 - 7528, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10853-014-8459-x
    Journal articles | 2013
    Ding R; Wang D; Chu D; Li S, 2013, 'Crystallographic Orientation Dependence on Electrical Properties of (Bi, Na)TiO-based Thin Films', Journal of the American Ceramic Society, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jace.12524
    Journal articles | 2013
    Luo BC; Wang DY; Duan MM; Li S, 2013, 'Orientation-dependent piezoelectric properties in lead-free epitaxial 0.5BaZr0.2Ti0.8O3-0.5Ba0.7Ca 0.3TiO3 thin films', Applied Physics Letters, vol. 103, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4821918
    Journal articles | 2013
    Wang DY; Ding R; Li S, 2013, 'Effect of substrate on structure and multiferrocity of (La, Mn) CoSubstituted BiFeO 3 thin films', Journal of the American Ceramic Society, vol. 96, pp. 2531 - 2536, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jace.12360
    Journal articles | 2011
    Wang DY; Chan NY; Zheng RK; Kong CH; Lin DM; Dai JY; Chan HLW; Li S, 2011, 'Multiferroism in orientational engineered (La, Mn) co-substituted BiFeO3 thin films', Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 109, pp. Article number: 114105, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.3594745
    Journal articles | 2011
    Wang DY; Lin DM; Kwok KW; Chan N; Dai J; Li S; Chan HLW, 2011, 'Ferroelectric, piezoelectric, and leakage current properties of (K 0.48Na0.48Li0.04)(Nb0.775Ta 0.225)O3 thin films grown by pulsed laser deposition', Applied Physics Letters, vol. 98, pp. 022902, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.3535608
    Journal articles | 2008
    Jim KL; Wang DY; Leung CW; Choy CL; Chan HLW, 2008, 'One-dimensional tunable ferroelectric photonic crystals based on Ba0.7 Sr0.3 TiO3 /MgO multilayer thin films', Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 103, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.2907418
    Journal articles | 2007
    Tian HY; Wang DY; Lin DM; Zeng JT; Kwok KW; Chan HLW, 2007, 'Diffusion phase transition and dielectric characteristics of Bi0.5Na0.5TiO3-Ba(Hf,Ti)O3 lead-free ceramics', Solid State Communications, vol. 142, pp. 10 - 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ssc.2007.01.043
    Journal articles | 2007
    Wang DY; Wang J; Chan HLW; Choy CL, 2007, 'Structural and electro-optic properties of Ba0.7Sr 0.3TiO3 thin films grown on various substrates using pulsed laser deposition', Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 101, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.2646014
    Journal articles | 2007
    Zhou XY; Wang DY; Zheng RK; Tian HY; Qi JQ; Chan HLW; Choy CL; Wang Y, 2007, 'Thickness dependence of in-plane dielectric and ferroelectric properties of Ba0.7Sr0.3TiO3 thin films epitaxially grown on LaAlO3', Applied Physics Letters, vol. 90, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.2716865
    Journal articles | 2006
    Sun X; Zhu B; Liu T; Li M; Zhao XZ; Wang D; Sun C; Chan HLW, 2006, 'Dielectric and tunable properties of K-doped Ba0.6 Sr0.4 Ti O3 thin films fabricated by sol-gel method', Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 99, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.2189976
    Journal articles | 2006
    Wang DY; Chan HLW; Choy CL, 2006, 'Fabrication and characterization of epitaxial Ba0.7Sr 0.3TiO3 thin films for optical waveguide applications', Applied Optics, vol. 45, pp. 1972 - 1978, http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.45.001972
    Journal articles | 2005
    Wan X; Wang DY; Zhao X; Luo H; Chan HLW; Choy CL, 2005, 'Electro-optic characterization of tetragonal (1-x)Pb(Mg 1/3Nb2/3)O3-xPbTiO3 single crystals by a modified Sénarmont setup', Solid State Communications, vol. 134, pp. 547 - 551, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ssc.2005.02.033
    Journal articles | 2005
    Wang DY; Li K; Chan HLW, 2005, 'Lead-free BNBT-6 piezoelectric ceramic fibre/epoxy 1-3 composites for ultrasonic transducer applications', Applied Physics A: Materials Science and Processing, vol. 80, pp. 1531 - 1534, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00339-003-2390-3
    Journal articles | 2005
    Wang DY; Wang Y; Zhou XY; Chan HLW; Choy CL, 2005, 'Enhanced in-plane ferroelectricity in Ba0.7Sr 0.3TiO3 thin films grown on MgO (001) single-crystal substrate', Applied Physics Letters, vol. 86, pp. 1 - 3, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.1938247
    Journal articles | 2004
    Wan X; Luo H; Zhao X; Wang DY; Chan HLW; Choy CL, 2004, 'Refractive indices and linear electro-optic properties of (1-x)Pb(Mg 1/3Nb2/3)O3-xPbTiO3 single crystals', Applied Physics Letters, vol. 85, pp. 5233 - 5235, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.1829393
    Journal articles | 2003
    Wang DY; Chan HLW, 2003, 'A dual frequency ultrasonic transducer based on BNBT-6/epoxy 1-3 composite', Materials Science and Engineering B: Solid-State Materials for Advanced Technology, vol. 99, pp. 147 - 150, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0921-5107(02)00458-0
  • Conference Papers | 2014
    Lin Q; Lorenzen DL; Wang D, 2014, 'Tailoring the physical properties of (Ba, Ca)(Ti, Zr)O3 - XSm2O3 nanocomposite films', in 2014 IEEE International Nanoelectronics Conference, INEC 2014, Sapporo, Japan, presented at 2014 IEEE International Nanoelectronics Conference (INEC), Sapporo, Japan, 28 July 2014 - 31 July 2014, http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/INEC.2014.7460439