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Department of Engineering

Dr Zhaofu Zhang


Research Associate in Materials Engineering

Academic Division: Electrical Engineering

Research group: Solid State Electronics and Nanoscale Science

Telephone: +44 1223 7 48329


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Research interests

•    Atomistic and electronic structures of surface, interface, and defects in semiconductors and insulators, and their impact on the electrical device properties.

•    Wide bandgap materials, phase change materials, transparent conduction materials, such as III-V, SiC, Ga2O3, Si, Ge, GeSbTe, a-CuI, and novel 2D materials.

•    Power device fabrication and characteristics, semiconductor device physics.

•    Energy conversion and storage, single-atom catalysts, heterojunction photocatalysis.

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