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Atomic Manipulation for Quantum Nanotechnology

RESEARCH

DEPARTMENTS
QuantMat
RESEARCH GROUPS
solarcells
nanomaterialsenergy
2DMATERIALS
theoryquantum
Atomicmanipulation

DESCRIPTION

The Atomic Manipulation for Quantum Nanotechnology (AMQN) group is dedicated to creating novel two-dimensional materials and nanomaterials for the state-of-the-art magnetic, electronic, optoelectronic, electrochemical and energy applications. We focus on probing the structure-property interplay of low-dimensional material systems at the atomic scale so as to fulfill atomic manipulation of quantum nanostructures by combining (scanning) transmission electron microscopy, spectroscopy, first-principles calculations and property assessment. Scientifically, special attention is given to a range of defects and interfaces in 2D materials and nanomaterials and how they mediate material property shift at the atomic scale, aiming at tackling fundamental material issues in a broad range of functional material systems. By atomistic design based on first-principles calculations, we aim to develop new functional material systems by a series of preparation methods, e.g. chemical vapor deposition (CVD), chemical vapor transport (CVT), molecular beam epitaxy (MBE), and apply them to fabricate advanced electronic, optoelectronic, and energy devices.

GROUP LEADER

Zhongchang

THE TEAM

Bin Wei
Research Fellow

Jingyie Wang
Research Fellow

Zhi Xie
Scientific Associate

DESCRIPTION

The Atomic Manipulation for Quantum Nanotechnology (AMQN) group is dedicated to creating novel two-dimensional materials and nanomaterials for the state-of-the-art magnetic, electronic, optoelectronic, electrochemical and energy applications. We focus on probing the structure-property interplay of low-dimensional material systems at the atomic scale so as to fulfill atomic manipulation of quantum nanostructures by combining (scanning) transmission electron microscopy, spectroscopy, first-principles calculations and property assessment. Scientifically, special attention is given to a range of defects and interfaces in 2D materials and nanomaterials and how they mediate material property shift at the atomic scale, aiming at tackling fundamental material issues in a broad range of functional material systems. By atomistic design based on first-principles calculations, we aim to develop new functional material systems by a series of preparation methods, e.g. chemical vapor deposition (CVD), chemical vapor transport (CVT), molecular beam epitaxy (MBE), and apply them to fabricate advanced electronic, optoelectronic, and energy devices.

GROUP LEADER

Zhongchang

THE TEAM

Jingyi Wang
Research Fellow

Zhi Xie
Scientific Associate

Shijie He
Visiting Student

RESEARCH

DEPARTMENTS
QuantMat
RESEARCH GROUPS
solarcells
nanomaterialsenergy
2DMATERIALS
theoryquantum
Atomicmanipulation