Xiao Zhao

Xiao Zhao

B.S. Chemistry(Chemical Physics), Special Class for the Gifted Young(SCGY), University of Science and Technology of China(2014-2018)

Ph.D. candidate: Materials Science and Engineering, University of California, Berkeley(starting from 2018, advanced to candidacy in 2020)

Office: 066-202

Email: xiaozhao@lbl.gov

ORCID: 0000-0003-1079-664X

Current research interest:

  • Nano-FTIR for solid-liquid interface

  • EY-XANES for solid-liquid interface

Past experience:

  • Synthesis and characterization of Inter-Metallic Compounds for CO2 hydrogenation(2015-2018)

  • Calculation and simulation of local magnetism on single-layer graphene(2018)

Featured publications:

  1. Yi-Hsien Lu#, Carlos Morales#, Xiao Zhao#, Matthijs A. van Spronsen, Artem Baskin, David Prendergast, Peidong Yang, Hans A. Bechtel, Edward S. Barnard, D. Frank Ogletree, Virginia Altoe, Leonardo Soriano, Adam M. Schwartzberg, and Miquel Salmeron. Ultrathin Free-Standing Oxide Membranes for Electron and Photon Spectroscopy Studies of Solid−Gas and Solid−Liquid Interfaces. DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.0c01801

  2. Van Spronsen, Matthijs#; Zhao, Xiao#; Jaugstetter, Max; Escudero, Carlos; Duchoň, Tomáš; Hunt, Adrian; Waluyo, Iradwikanari; Yang, Peidong; Tschulik, Kristina; Salmeron, Miquel. Interface Sensitivity in Electron/ion Yield X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy. The TiO2–H2O Interface. J. Phys. Chem. Letters, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpclett.1c02115 (highlighted by JPCL)