Research Associate

Dr Peggy Zhang

Science
Sch of Materials Sci & Eng

2005: Bachelor degree, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China

2007: Master degree, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China

2015: PhD, School of Materials Science and Engineering, UNSW, Sydney 

2015-present: Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Materials Science and Engineering, UNSW Sydney

2019-present: Women-in-FLEET fellow, ARC FLEET centre/UNSW, Sydney 

Publications

  • Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Peggy Zhang
    Xie B; Wang Q; Zhang Q; Liu Z; Lu J; Zhang H; Jiang S, 2021, 'High Energy Storage Performance of PMMA Nanocomposites Utilizing Hierarchically Structured Nanowires Based on Interface Engineering', ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, vol. 13, pp. 27382 - 27391, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsami.1c03835
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Peggy Zhang
    Meier D; Valanoor N; Zhang Q; Lee D, 2021, 'Domains and domain walls in ferroic materials', Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 129, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/5.0057144
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Peggy Zhang
    Govinden V; Zhang Q; Sando D; Valanoor N, 2021, 'Depolarization field tuning of nanoscale ferroelectric domains in (001)PbZr0.4Ti0.6O3/SrTiO3/PbZr0.4Ti0.6O3epitaxial heterostructures', Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 129, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/5.0035887
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Peggy Zhang
    Nahas Y; Prokhorenko S; Zhang Q; Govinden V; Valanoor N; Bellaiche L, 2020, 'Topology and control of self-assembled domain patterns in low-dimensional ferroelectrics', Nature Communications, vol. 11, pp. 5779, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-19519-w
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Peggy Zhang
    Zhang Q; Rana A; Liu X; Valanoor N, 2020, 'Electrode dependence of local electrical properties of chemical-solution-deposition-derived BiFeO3 thin films', ACS Applied Electronic Materials, vol. 1, pp. 154 - 162, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsaelm.8b00064
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Peggy Zhang
    Wang Y; Zhang Q; Zhou J; Liu J; Ma Z; Zhou P; Zhang T; Valanoor N, 2020, 'Fowler-Nordheim tunneling-assisted enhancement of tunneling electroresistance effect through a composite barrier', Applied Physics Letters, vol. 116, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/5.0001770
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Peggy Zhang
    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
    Dr Peggy Zhang
    Valanoor N; Zhang Q; Zhou J; Sando D; Cheng X; Ma Z, 2020, 'Tuning phase fractions and leakage properties of chemical solution deposition-derived mixed-phase BiFeO3 thin films', ACS Applied Electronic Materials, vol. 2, pp. 4099 - 4110, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsaelm.0c00891
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Peggy Zhang
    Zhang H; Wei T; Zhang Q; Ma W; Fan P; Salamon D; Zhang ST; Nan B; Tan H; Ye ZG, 2020, 'A review on the development of lead-free ferroelectric energy-storage ceramics and multilayer capacitors', Journal of Materials Chemistry C, vol. 8, pp. 16648 - 16667, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d0tc04381h
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Peggy Zhang
    Ma Z; Zhang Q; Valanoor N, 2020, 'A perspective on electrode engineering in ultrathin ferroelectric heterostructures for enhanced tunneling electroresistance', Applied Physics Reviews, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/5.0028798
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Peggy Zhang
    Sharma P; Sando D; Zhang Q; Cheng X; Prosandeev S; Bulanadi R; Prokhorenko S; Bellaiche L; Chen LQ; Nagarajan V; Seidel J, 2019, 'Conformational Domain Wall Switch', Advanced Functional Materials, vol. 29, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adfm.201807523
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Peggy Zhang
    Park CK; Gharavi PSM; Kurnia F; Zhang Q; Toe CY; Al-Farsi M; Allan NL; Yao Y; Xie L; He J; Ng YH; Valanoor N; Hart JN, 2019, 'GaP-ZnS Multilayer Films: Visible-Light Photoelectrodes by Interface Engineering', Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol. 123, pp. 3336 - 3342, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b10797
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Peggy Zhang
    Zhang Q; Prokhorenko S; Nahas Y; Xie L; Bellaiche L; Gruverman A; Valanoor N, 2019, 'Deterministic Switching of Ferroelectric Bubble Nanodomains', Advanced Functional Materials, vol. 29, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adfm.201808573
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Peggy Zhang
    Xie B; Zhang Q; Zhang L; Zhu Y; Guo X; Fan P; Zhang H, 2018, 'Ultrahigh discharged energy density in polymer nanocomposites by designing linear/ferroelectric bilayer heterostructure', Nano Energy, vol. 54, pp. 437 - 446, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nanoen.2018.10.041
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Peggy Zhang
    Fan P; Zhang Y; Zhang Q; Xie B; Zhu Y; Mawat MA; Ma W; Liu K; Xiao J; Zhang H, 2018, 'Large strain with low hysteresis in Bi4Ti3O12 modified Bi1/2(Na0.82K0.18)1/2TiO3 lead-free piezoceramics', Journal of the European Ceramic Society, vol. 38, pp. 4404 - 4413, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2018.05.028
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Peggy Zhang
    Zhang Q; Huang HH; Sando D; Summers M; Munroe P; Standard O; Valanoor N, 2018, 'Mixed-phase bismuth ferrite thin films by chemical solution deposition', Journal of Materials Chemistry C, vol. 6, pp. 2882 - 2888, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c7tc05841a
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Peggy Zhang
    Xie B; Zhang H; Zhang Q; Zang J; Yang C; Wang Q; Li MY; Jiang S, 2017, 'Enhanced energy density of polymer nanocomposites at a low electric field through aligned BaTiO3 nanowires', Journal of Materials Chemistry A, vol. 5, pp. 6070 - 6078, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c7ta00513j
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Peggy Zhang
    Sharma P; Zhang Q; Sando D; Lei CH; Liu Y; Li J; Nagarajan V; Seidel J, 2017, 'Nonvolatile ferroelectric domain wall memory', Science Advances, vol. 3, http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.1700512
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Peggy Zhang
    Zhang Q; Xie L; Liu G; Prokhorenko S; Nahas Y; Pan X; Bellaiche L; Gruverman A; Valanoor N, 2017, 'Nanoscale Bubble Domains and Topological Transitions in Ultrathin Ferroelectric Films', Advanced Materials, vol. 29, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adma.201702375
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Peggy Zhang
    Xie B; Zhang Q; Zhang H; Zhang G; Qiu S; Jiang S, 2016, 'Largely enhanced ferroelectric and energy storage performances of P(VDF-CTFE) nanocomposites at a lower electric field using BaTiO3 nanowires by stirring hydrothermal method', Ceramics International, vol. 42, pp. 19012 - 19018, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ceramint.2016.09.057
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Peggy Zhang
    Liu G; Zhang Q; Huang HH; Munroe P; Nagarajan V; Simons H; Hong Z; Chen LQ, 2016, 'Reversible Polarization Rotation in Epitaxial Ferroelectric Bilayers', Advanced Materials Interfaces, vol. 3, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/admi.201600444
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Peggy Zhang
    Zhang Q; Sando D; Nagarajan V, 2016, 'Chemical route derived bismuth ferrite thin films and nanomaterials', Journal of Materials Chemistry C, vol. 4, pp. 4092 - 4124, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c6tc00243a
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Peggy Zhang
    Zhang H; Groh C; Zhang Q; Jo W; Webber KG; Rödel J, 2015, 'Large Strain in Relaxor/Ferroelectric Composite Lead-Free Piezoceramics', Advanced Electronic Materials, vol. 1, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/aelm.201500018
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Peggy Zhang
    Huang HH; Zhang Q; Huang E; Maran R; Sakata O; Ehara Y; Shiraishi T; Funakubo H; Munroe P; Valanoor N, 2015, 'Epitaxial PbZrxTi1-xO3 Ferroelectric Bilayers with Giant Electromechanical Properties', Advanced Materials Interfaces, vol. 2, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/admi.201500075
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Peggy Zhang
    Zhang Q; Valanoor N; Standard O, 2015, 'Epitaxial (001) BiFeO3 thin-films with excellent ferroelectric properties by chemical solution deposition-the role of gelation', Journal of Materials Chemistry C, vol. 3, pp. 582 - 595, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c4tc02371d
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Peggy Zhang
    Zhang Q; Valanoor N; Standard O, 2014, 'Chemical solution deposition derived (001)-oriented epitaxial BiFeO 3 thin films with robust ferroelectric properties using stoichiometric precursors (invited)', Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 116, http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4891311
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Peggy Zhang
    Rana A; Lu H; Bogle K; Zhang Q; Vasudevan R; Thakare V; Gruverman A; Ogale S; Valanoor N, 2014, 'Scaling behavior of resistive switching in epitaxial bismuth ferrite heterostructures', Advanced Functional Materials, vol. 24, pp. 3962 - 3969, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adfm.201400110

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