Xinhua ZHONG

Xinhua ZHONG Ph. D.



Institute of Applied Chemistry

School of Chemistryand Molecular Engineering

East China Universityof Science and Technology

 Contact Information
  Office: Room 420, Researching Building 3
  Office Phone: +86 21 6425 0281
  Office Fax: +86 21 6425 0281
  2002.07 Ph.D. Chemistry, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  1995.06 M.Sc. Inorganic Chemistry, Nankai University, Tianjin, P. R. China
  1992.07 B.S. Analytical Chemistry, Central South University of Technology, Changsha, P. R. China

Research Interests
  Quantum Dot Solar Cell (QDSC)
  QD Fluorescent Probes for Biomedical Imaging and Tracing Applications
  Scalable Preparation and Surface Functionalization of Functional Nanoscaled Materials
Professional Experience

Professor, East China University of Science & Technology, Shanghai, 200237, China


Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow, Max-Planck Institute for Polymer, Mainz, GERMANY


Research Associate, Institute of MaterialsResearch and Engineering, Singapore


Research Fellow, Department of Materials Science, National University of Singapore, Singapore

  1.    Z.Pan, K. Zhao, J. Wang, H. Zhang, Y. Feng, X. Zhong* ACSNano 2013, DOI: 10.1021/nn400947e. “Near Infrared Absorption CdSexTe1-x AlloyedQuantum Dot Sensitized Solar Cells with over 6% Efficiency and High Stability”

2.    H. Xu, Z. Wang, Y. Li,S. Ma, P. Hu, X. Zhong* Analyst 2013, 138, 2181-2191. “A quantum dot-based “off–on” fluorescent probe forbiological detection of zinc ions”

3.    Z. Pan, H. Zhang, K. Cheng, Y.Hou, J. Hua, X. Zhong* ACS Nano 2012, 6, 3982-3991. “HighlyEfficient Inverted Type-I CdS/CdSe Core/Shell Structure QDs Sensitized SolarCells”

4.    W. Zhang, H. Zhang, Y. Feng, X. Zhong* ACS Nano 2012, 6, 11066-11073. “Scalable Single-StepNoninjection Synthesis of High-Quality Core/Shell Quantum Dots with EmissionTunable from Violet to Near Infrared”

5.    H.Zhang, K. Cheng, Y. Hou, Z. Fang, Z. Pan, W. Wu, J. Hua, X. Zhong* Chem. Commun. 2012,48, 11235–11237. “EfficientCdSe Quantum Dot-Sensitized Solar Cells Prepared by Postsynthesis AssemblyApproach”

6.    L. Liu, X. Zhong*, Chem. Commun. 2012, 48, 5718–5720. “A General andReversible Phase Transfer Strategy Enabling Nucleotides Modified High-QualityWater-Soluble Nanocrystals”

7.    W. Zhang, X.Zhou, X. Zhong*, Inorg. Chem. 2012, 51, 3579-3587. “One-Pot Noninjection Synthesisof Cu-Doped ZnxCd1-xS Nanocrystals with Emission Color Tunable over EntireVisible Spectrum”

8.    W. Zhang, C.Jin, Y. Yang, X. Zhong*, Inorg. Chem. 2012, 51, 531-535. “Non-Injection Facile Synthesis of Gram-Scale HighlyLuminescent CdSe Multi-pod Nanocrystals”

9.    H. Xu, Y. Wang, X. Huang, Y. Li,H. Zhang, X. Zhong*, Analyst,2012, 137, 924-931. “Hg2+-mediatedaggregation of gold nanoparticles for colorimetric screening of biothiols”

10.    H. Zhang, J. Huang, X. Zhou, X. Zhong*, Inorg.Chem. 2011, 50, 7729-7734. “Single-Crystal Bi2S3Nanosheets Growing via Attachment-Recrystallization of Nanorods”

11.    W. Zhang, X. Zhong*,Inorg. Chem. 2011, 50, 4065-4072. “Facile Synthesis of ZnS-CuInS2 alloyed Nanocrystals for a Color-Tunable Fluorchrome and Photocatalyst”

12.    W. Zhang, Y. Li, H. Zhang, X.Zhou, X. Zhong*, Inorg. Chem. 2011, 50,10432–10438. “Facile Synthesis ofHighly luminescent Mn-Doped ZnS Nanocrystals”

13.    Y. Li, P. Wu, H.Xu, H. Zhang, X. Zhong*, Analyst2011, 136, 196-200. “Anti-aggregation of gold nanoparticle-based colorimetricsensor for glutathione with excellent selectivity and sensitivity”

14.    H. Xu, R. Miao, Z. Fang, X.Zhong*, Ana. Chi. Acta 2011, 687, 82-88. “Quantum dot-based “turn-on” fluorescent probe fordetection of zinc and cadmium ions in aqueous media”

15.    Y. Li, P. Wu, H. Xua, Z. Zhang, X. Zhong*, Talanta 2011, 84, 508-512. “Highly selective andsensitive visualizable detection of Hg2+ based on anti-aggregationof gold nanoparticles”

16.    L. Liu, X. Guo, Y. Li*, X.Zhong*, Inorg. Chem. 2010, 49, 3768-3775. “Bifunctional multidentateligand modified highly stable water-soluble quantum dots”

17.    T. Wu, X. Zhou, H. Zhang*, X. Zhong*, Nano Res. 2010, 3, 379-386. “Bi2S3 Nanostructures: A NewPhotocatalyst”

18.    W. Zhang, G. Chen, J. Wang, B.-C.Ye, X. Zhong*, Inorg. Chem. 2009, 48, 9723-9741. “Design and Synthesis of Highly Luminescent Near-Infrared-EmittingWater-Soluble CdTe/CdSe/ZnS Core/Shell/Shell Quantum Dots”

19.    Z.Fang, Y. Li, H. Zhang, X. Zhong*; L. Zhu*, J. Phys. Chem. C2009, 113, 14145-14150. “Facile Synthesis of HighlyLuminescent UV-Blue-Emitting ZnSe/ZnS Core/Shell Nanocrystals in Aqueous Media”

 20.    Z. Fang, L. Liu, J. Wang, X. Zhong*, J. Phys. Chem. C 2009, 113,4301-4306. “Depositing a ZnxCd1-xSShell around CdSe Core Nanocrystals via a Noninjection Approach in AqueousMedia”

 21.    L. Zou, Z. Gu, N. Zhang, Y. Zhang,Z. Fang, W. Zhu, X. Zhong*, J. Mater. Chem. 2008, 18,2807-2815. “Ultrafast synthesis of highlyluminescent green- to near infrared-emitting CdTe nanocrystals in aqueousphase”

 22.    Y. Zhang,J. Zhu, X. Song, X. Zhong*,J. Phys. Chem. C 2008,112, 5322-5327. “Controlling theSynthesis of CoO Nanocrystals with Various Morphologies”

 23.    Z. Fang, Y. Zhang, F. Du, X.Zhong*, Nano Res. 2008, 1, 249-257. “Growth ofanisotropic platinum nanostructures catalyzed by gold seed nanoparticles”

 24.    X. Zhong*,Y. Feng, L. Ingo, W. Knoll, Small 2007,3,1194-1199. “Non-HydrolyticAlcoholysis Routeto Morphology-Controlled ZnO Nanocrystals”

 25.    X.Zhong*, Y.Feng, Y. Zhang, J. Phys. Chem. C 2007, 111, 526-531. “Facile and Reproducible Synthesis of Red-Emitting CdSe Nanocrystals in Amine with Long-Term Fixation of Particle Size and Size Distribution”

 26.    C. Feng, X. Zhong, M. Steinhart, J.-P. Majoral, W. Knoll, Adv. Mater. 2007, 19, 1933. “Nanotubewith Graded Gap Assembly of Quantum Dots as Sensitive Biosensor for EnhancedDetection of DNA Hybridization”

 27.    X. Zhong*, Y. Y. Feng, I. Lieberwirth, W.Knoll, Chem. Mater. 2006,18, 2468-2471. “Facilesynthesis of morphology-controlled platinum nanocrystals”

 28.    X.Zhong*,R. Xie, L. Sun, I. Linberwirth, W. Knoll, J. Phys. Chem. B2006, 110, 2-5. “Synthesisof Dumbbell-Shaped Manganese Oxide Nanocrystals”

 29.    X. Zhong*,W. Knoll*, Chem. Commun. 1158-1160 (2005) “Morphology-controlledlarge-scale synthesis of ZnO nanocrystals from bulk ZnO”

 30.    X. Zhong*,R. Xie, Y. Zhang, T. Basche, W. Knoll*, Chem. Mater. 17, 4038-4042(2005). “High-qualityviolet- to red-emitting ZnSe/CdSe core/shell nanocrystals”

 31.    Z. Zhang, X. Zhong, S. Liu, D. Li, M. Han*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 44, 3466-3470 (2005) “Aminolysisroute to monodisperse titania nanorods with tunable aspect ratio”

 32.    R.Xie, X. Zhong, T. Basche, Adv. Mater. 17, 2741-2745 (2005). “Synthesisand characterization of semiconductor core/shell nanocrystals with ZnTe cores”

 33.    X. Zhong*,S. H. Liu, Z. H. Zhang, L. Lin, W. Zheng,W. Knoll*, J. Mater. Chem. 2004, 14, 2790 – 2794. “Synthesisof high-quality CdS, ZnS, and ZnxCd1-xS nanocrystals using metal salts andelemental sulfur”

 34.    X. Zhong,M. Han, Z. Dong, T. White, W. Knoll, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125,8589-8594. “Composition-tunableZnxCd1-xSe alloy nanocrystals with high luminescence andstability”

 35.    X. Zhong, Y. Feng, W. Knoll, M. Han, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125, 13559-13563. “AlloyedZnxCd1-xS nanocrystals with highly narrow luminescencespectral width”

 36.    X. Zhong,Y. Feng, S.-L. Ong, J. Hu, W.-J. Ng, Z. Wang, Chem. Commun. 2003,1882-1883. “Strong optical limitingcapability of a triosmium cluster bonded indium porphyrin complex [(TPP)InOs3(µ-H)2(CO)9(µ-η2-C5H4N)]”

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