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Journal Publications:

  1. T. P. Moneypenny II, N. P. Walter, Z. Cai, Y.-R. Miao, D. L. Gray, J. J. Hinman, S. Lee, Y. Zhang*, and J. S. Moore, “Impact of shape persistence on the porosity of molecular cages”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 139(8), 3259 (2017) [DOI]
  2. A. Jaiswal, T. Egami, K. F. Kelton, K. S. Schweizer, Y. Zhang*, “Correlation between fragility and the Arrhenius crossover phenomenon in metallic, molecular, and network liquids”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 117, 205701 (2016) [DOI]
  3. K. Yang, Z. Cai, A. Jaiswal, M. Tyagi, J. S. Moore, Y. Zhang*, “Dynamic odd-even effect in liquid n-alkanes near melting points”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 128, 14296 (2016) [DOI]
  4. K. Yang, Z. Cai, M. Tyagi, M. Feygenson, J. C. Neuefeind, J. S. Moore, Y. Zhang*, “Odd-even structural sensitivity on dynamics in network-forming ionic liquids”, Chem. Mater. 28(9), 3227 (2016) [DOI]
  5. A. Jaiswal, S. O’Keefe, R. Mills, A. Podlesynak, G. Ehlers, W. Dmowski, K. Lokshin, T. Egami, Y. Zhang*, “Onset of cooperative dynamics in an equilibrium glass-forming metallic liquid”, J. Phys. Chem. B 120(6), 1142 (2016) [DOI]
  6. A. Jaiswal, Y. Zhang*, “Robustness of dynamical cluster analysis in a glass-forming metallic liquid using an unsupervised machine learning algorithm”, MRS Adv. 1(26), 1929 (2016) [DOI]
  7. K.-H. Liu, Y. Zhang, U.-S. Jeng, C.-Y. Mou, “Density of hydrophobically confined deeply-cooled water investigated by small angle X-ray scattering”, J. Chem. Phys. 143, 094704 (2015) [DOI]
  8. A. Jaiswal, A. Podlesynak, G. Ehlers, R. Mills, S. O’Keefe, J. Stevick, J. Kempton, G. Jelbert, W. Dmowski, K. Lokshin, T. Egami, Y. Zhang*, “Coincidence of collective relaxation anomaly and specific heat peak in a bulk metallic glass-forming liquid”, Phys. Rev. B 92, 024202 (2015) [DOI]
  9. A. Jaiswal, T. Egami, Y. Zhang*, “Atomic-scale dynamics of a model glass-forming metallic liquid: dynamical crossover, dynamical decoupling, and dynamical clustering”, Phys. Rev. B. 91, 134204 (2015) [DOI]
  10. L. J. Santodonato, Y. Zhang*, M. Feygenson, C. M. Parish, M. C. Gao, M. K. Miller, R. J. K. Weber, J. C. Neuefeind, Z. Tang, P. K. Liaw, “Deviation from high-entropy configurations in the atomic distributions of a multi-principal-element alloy”, Nat. Commun. 6, 5964 (2015) [DOI]
  11. K. Yang, M. Tyagi, J. S. Moore, Y. Zhang*, “Odd-even glass transition temperatures in network-forming ionic glass homologue”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 136(4), 1268 (2014) [DOI]
  12. B. Huang, Y. Zhang, X. Shu, Y. Liu, P. X. Ye, “Neutron scattering for moisture detection in foamed asphalt”, J. Mater. Civil Eng. 25(7), 932 (2013) [DOI]
  13. K.-H. Liu, Y. Zhang, J.-J. Lee, C.-C. Chen, Y.-Q. Yeh, S.-H. Chen, C.-Y. Mou, “Density and anomalous thermal expansion of deeply-cooled water confined in mesoporous silica investigated by synchrotron X-ray diffraction”, J. Chem. Phys. 139, 064502 (2013) [DOI]
  14. C. E. Bertrand, Y. Zhang, S.-H. Chen, “Deeply-cooled water under strong confinement: neutron scattering investigations and the liquid-liquid critical point hypothesis”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 15(3), 721 (2013) [DOI]
  15. Y. Zhang, M. Tyagi, E. Mamontov, S.-H. Chen, “Quasi-elastic neutron scattering studies of the slow dynamics of supercooled and glassy aspirin”, J. Phys.-Condens. Mat. 24(6), 064112(2012) [DOI]
  16. S.-H. Chen, Y. Zhang, “Dynamic crossover phenomenon in confined water and its relation to the liquid-liquid critical point: experiments and MD simulations”, Proceedings of the International School of Physics “Enrico Fermi”: Complex Materials in Physics and Biology 176,129(2012) [DOI]
  17. X. Li, C.-Y. Shew, L. He, F. Meilleur, D. A. A. Myles, E. Liu, Y. Zhang, G. S. Smith, K. W. Herwig, R. Pynn, W.-R. Chen, “Scattering functions of plantonic solids”, J. Appl. Crystallogr. 44, 545 (2011) [DOI]
  18. Y. Zhang, A. Faraone, W. A. Kamitakahara, K.-H. Liu, C.-Y. Mou, J. B. Leao, S. Chang, S.-H. Chen, “Density measurement of confined water with neutron scattering”, P. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 108(47), 1193 (2011) [DOI]
  19. Y. Zhang, A. Faraone, W. A. Kamitakahara, K.-H. Liu, C.-Y. Mou, J. B. Leao, S. Chang, S.-H. Chen, “Density hysteresis of heavy water confined in a nanoporous silica matrix”, P. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 108(30), 12206(2011) [DOI]
  20. C.-S. Tsao, M. Li, Y. Zhang, J. B. Leao, Wei-Shan Chiang, Tsui-Yun Chung, Yi-Ren Tzeng, Ming-Sheng Yu, S.-H. Chen, “Probing the room temperature spatial distribution of hydrogen in nanoporous carbon by use of small-angle neutron scattering”, J. Phys. Chem. C 114, 19895 (2010) [DOI]
  21. C.-S. Tsao, Y. Liu, M. Li, Y. Zhang, J. B Leao, H.-W. Chang, M.-S. Yu, S.-H. Chen, “Neutron scattering methodology for absolute measurement of room-temperature hydrogen storage capacity and evidence for spillover effect in a Pt-doped activated carbon”, J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 1, 1569 (2010) [DOI]
  22. S.-H. Chen, M. Lagi, X. Chu, Y. Zhang, C. Kim, A. Faraone, E. Fratini, P. Baglioni, “Dynamics of a globular protein and its hydration water studied by neutron scattering and MD simulations”, J. Spectrosc. 24, 1 (2010) [DOI]
  23. S.-H. Chen, Y. Zhang, M. Lagi, X. Chu, L. Liu, A. Faraone, E. Fratini, P. Baglioni, “The dynamic response function χT(Q,t) of confined supercooled water and its relation to the dynamic crossover phenomenon”, Z. Phys. Chem. 224, 109 (2010) [DOI]
  24. S.-H. Chen, Y. Zhang, M. Lagi, S.-H. Chong, P. Baglioni, F. Mallamace, “Evidence of dynamic crossover phenomena in water and other glass-forming liquids: experiments, MD simulations and theory”, J. Phys.-Condens. Mat. 21, 504102 (2009) [DOI]
  25. Y. Zhang, M. Lagi, E. Fratini, P. Baglioni, E. Mamontov, S.-H. Chen, “Dynamic susceptibility of supercooled water and its relation to the dynamic crossover phenomenon”, Phys. Rev. E 79, 040201 (2009) [DOI]
  26. A. Faraone, Y. Zhang, K.-H. Liu, C.-Y. Mou, S.-H. Chen, “Single particle dynamics of water confined in a hydrophobically modified MCM-41-S nanoporous matrix”, J. Chem. Phys. 130, 134512 (2009) [DOI]
  27. Y. Zhang, M. Lagi, D. Liu, F. Mallamace, E. Fratini, P. Baglioni, E. Mamontov, M. Hagen, S.-H. Chen, “Observation of high-temperature dynamic crossover in protein hydration water and its relation to reversible denaturation of lysozyme”, J. Chem. Phys. 130, 13501 (2009) [DOI]
  28. Y. Zhang, K.-H. Liu, M. Lagi, D. Liu, K. C. Littrell, C.-Y. Mou, S.-H. Chen, “Absence of the density minimum of supercooled water in hydrophobic confinement”, J. Phys. Chem. B 113, 5007 (2009) [DOI]
  29. Y. Zhang, M. Lagi, F. Ridi, E. Fratini, P. Baglioni, E. Mamontov, S.-H. Chen, “Observation of dynamic crossover and dynamic heterogeneity in hydration water confined in aged cement paste”, J. Phys.-Condens. Mat. 20, 502101 (2008) [DOI]
  30. D. Liu, X. Chu, M. Lagi, Y. Zhang, E. Fratini, P. Baglioni, A. Alatas, A. Said, E. Alp, S.-H. Chen, “Studies of phononlike low-energy excitations of protein molecules by inelastic X-ray scattering”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 101, 135501 (2008) [DOI]
  31. D. Liu, Y. Zhang, Y. Liu, J. Wu, C.-C. Chen, C.-Y. Mou, S.-H. Chen, “Density measurement of 1-D confined water by small angle neutron scattering method: pore size and hydration level dependences”, J. Phys. Chem. B 112, 4309 (2008) [DOI]
  32. D. Liu, Y. Zhang, C.-C. Chen, C.-Y. Mou, P. H. Poole, S.-H. Chen, “Observation of the density minimum in deeply supercooled confined water”, P. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 104(23), 9570 (2007) [DOI]
  33. S.-H. Chen, L. Liu, X. Chu, Y. Zhang, E. Fratini, P. Baglioni, A. Faraone, E. Mamontov, “Experimental evidence of fragile-to-strong dynamic crossover in DNA hydration water”, J. Chem. Phys. 125, 171103 (2006) [DOI]
  34. G. Li, P. Zhang, N. Chen, D. He, Y. Zhou, Y. Zhang, “Fundamental and harmonic induction fields in PPM undulator”, High Power Laser and Particle Beams 1, 105 (2004)

Conference Proceedings:

  1. A. Jaiswal, Y. Zhang*, “Coherent quasi-elastic neutron scattering studies of the collective diffusion of glass-forming metallic liquids”, Transactions of the American Nuclear Society 110, 942 (2014)
  2. S.-H. Chen, Z. Wang, A. I. Kolesnikov, Y. Zhang, K.-H. Liu, “Search for the first-order liquid-to-liquid phase transition in low-temperature confined water by neutron scattering”, AIP Conference Proceedings: Slow Dynamics in Complex Systems 1518, 77, Eds: M. Tokuyama and I. Oppenheim (2013) [DOI]
  3. S.-H. Chen, X. Chu, M. Lagi, C. Kim, Y. Zhang, A. Faraone, J. B. Leao, E. Fratini, P. Baglioni, F. Mallamace, “Dynamical coupling between a globular protein and its hydration water studied by neutron scattering and MD simulation”, World Premier International - Advanced Institute for Materials Research (WPI-AIMR) Proceedings (2009)
  4. S.-H. Chen, F. Mallamace, L. Liu, D. Liu, X. Chu, Y. Zhang, C. Kim, A. Faraone, C.-Y. Mou, E. Fratini, P. Baglioni, A. I. Kolesnikov, V. Garcia-Sakai, “Dynamic crossover phenomenon in confined supercooled water and its relation to the existence of a liquid-liquid critical point in water”, AIP Conference Proceedings: Complex Systems 982, 39-52, Eds: M. Tokuyama, I. Oppenheim, H. Nishiyama (2008) [DOI]