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Xuan Hu

Graduate Student

Physics Department


Building & Room:

SES 2370

Office Phone:

(312) 961-8389



I am a Physics graduate student, focusing on electron microscopy and first-principles calculations study for 2D materials.

Selected Publications

1.    X. Hu, P. Yasaei, J. Jokisaari, S. Öğüt, A. Salehi-Khojin, and R. F. Klie, “Mapping thermal expansion coefficients in free-standing 2D materials at the nanometer scale”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 120, 055902 (2018).

2.   M. Asadi, B. Sayahpour, P. Abbasi, A. T. Ngo, K. Karis, J. R. Jokisaari, C. Liu, B. Narayanan, M. Gerard, P. Yasaei, X. Hu, A. Mukherjee, K. C. Lau, R. S. Assary, F. Khalili, R. F. Klie, L. A. Curtiss & A. Salehi, “A lithium-oxygen battery with a long cycle life in an air-like atmosphere”, Nature 555, 502-506 (2018).

3.  A. R. Ribeiro, A. Mukherjee, X. Hu, S. Shafien, R. Ghodsi, K. He, S. Gemini-Piperni, C. Wang, R. F. Klie, T. Shokuhfar, R. Shahbazian, R. Borojevic, L. A. Rochabh  and  J. M. Granjeiroabi, “Bio-camouflage of anatase nanoparticles explored by in situ high-resolution electron microscopy”, Nanoscale 9, 10684 (2017).

4.   X. Hu, P. J. Phillips, D. Mazumdar, J. C. Idrobo, S. Kolesnik, A. Gupta, S. Ogut, and R. F. Klie, “Atomic and electronic structure of Ti substitution in Ca3Co4O9”, J. Appl. Phys. 120, 205105 (2016).