Prof. Zhixiang Wei

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Zhixiang Wei, Prof. Dr.

National Center for Nanoscience and Technology, Beijing, 100190, China

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Educational and Professional Experiences

2006. 1- Present. Professor, National Center for Nanoscience and Technology

2005. 1 - 2006. 12. Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Toronto, Canada.

2003. 7 - 2004. 12. Postdoctoral Fellow, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Germany;

2000. 9 - 2003. 6 Ph. D., Institute of Chemistry, the Chinese Academy of Sciences,

1997. 9 - 2000. 7 M.S.and B.S, Xi’an Jiaotong University,

Research Interests

We are focused on organic functional nanomaterials: self-assembly and flexible devices. We are using bottom-up approach to self-assemble organic functional nanostructures and supramolecular structures by adjusting non-covalent interactions. We are especially interested with structures with chiral, electro-optical and multifunctional properties. On the other hand, we are developing novel methods to printing highly controlled nanostructures on flexible substrate. Further property investigations are also being carried out in our lab, which may lead potential applications in flexible sensors, photovoltaic devices, supercapacitors, and lithium ion batteries.

Dr. Wei has published more than 80 papers in peer review scientific journals, which have been cited more than 3000 times.


1)Chinese Academy of Science President Award, 2003

2) Youth Chemist, Chinese Chemical Society, 2009

3)First Prize of Beijing Science and Technology Award, 2011

4)Second Prize of National Natural Science Award, 2014

Selected Publications

(1)Y. J. Zhang, D. Deng, K. Lu,* J.Q. Zhang, B.Z. Xia, Y. F. Zhao, J. Fang, Z. X. Wei*, Synergistic Effect of Polymer and Small Molecules for High-Performance Ternary Organic Solar Cells, Adv. Mater. 2015, DOI: 10.1002/adma.201404902

(2)D. Deng, Y. J. Zhang, L. Yuan, C. He*, K. Lu*, Z. X. Wei*, Effects of Shortened Alkyl Chains on Solution-Processable Small Molecules with Oxo-Alkylated Nitrile End-Capped Acceptors for High-Performance Organic Solar Cells, Adv. Energy Mater., 2014, 4, 1400538.

(3)H. P. Wu, S. A. Shevlin, Q. H. Meng, W. Guo, Y. N. Meng, K. Lv*, Z. X. Wei*, Z. X. Guo*, Flexible and Binder-Free Organic Cathode for High-Performance Lithium-Ion Batteries, Adv. Mater., 2014, 26, 3338–3343.

(4)Q. H. Meng, H. P. Wu, Y. N. Meng, K. Xie, Z. X. Wei*, Z. X. Guo, High-Performance All-Carbon Yarn Micro-Supercapacitor for an Integrated Energy System, Adv. Mater., 2014, 26, 4100–4106

(5)W.J. Zou, Y. Yan, J. Fang, Y. Yang, J. Liang, *K. Deng, *J. L. Yao, *Z.X. Wei, Biomimetic Superhelical Conducting Microfibers with Homochirality for Enantioselective Sensing, J.Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136(2), 578-581.

(6)Q. H. Meng, K. Wang, W. Guo, J. Fang, Z. X. Wei*, X. L. She*, Thread-like Supercapacitors Based on One-Step Spun Nanocomposite Yarns, Small, 2014, 10(15): 3187-3193. (Highlighted by Material Views)

(7)K. Wang, H. P. Wu, Y. N. Meng, Z. X. Wei*, Conducting Polymer Nanowire Arrays for High Performance Supercapacitors, Small, 2014, 10, 14.(Invited review)

(8)Y. N. Meng, K. Wang, Y. J. Zhang,* Z. X. Wei.* “Hierachical porous graphene /polyaniline composite film with superior rate performance for flexible supercapacitors. ” Adv. Mater. 2013, 25, 6985–6990. (Highlighted by Material Views)

(9)Y. Yang, Y. J. Zhang, Z. X. Wei*, “Supramolecular helices: chiralirty transfer from conjugated molecules to sttructures”. Adv. Mater. 2013, 25, 6039–6049.

(10)K. Wang, Q. H. Meng, Y. J. Zhang, Z. X. Wei*, M. H. Miao*. “High Performance Two-Ply Yarn Supercapacitors Based on Carbon Nanotubes and Polyaniline Nanowire Arrays”. Adv. Mater. 2013, 25,1494-1498.

(11)K. Wang, H. P Wu, Y. N. Meng, Y. J. Zhang, Z. X. Wei*” “Integrated energy storage and electrochromic function in one flexible device: an energy storage smart window”. Energy Environ. Sci. 2012, 5, 8384-8389. (Highlighted by Chemistry World)

(12)J. C. Hu , W. F. Kuang , K. Deng , W. J. Zou , Y. W. Huang ,* Z. X. Wei ,* C. F.J. Faul. “Self-Assembled Sugar-Substituted Perylene Diimide Nanostructures with Homochirality and High Gas Sensitivity” Adv. Funct. Mater. 2012, 22, 4149-4158

(13)H. Yan, Z. Yu, K. Lu, Y. J. Zhang, Z. X. Wei*, “Self-assembly of graphene-like ZnO superstructured nanosheets and their application in hybrid photoconductors” Small, 2011, 7, 3472-3478.

(14)W. J. Zou, B. G. Quan, K. Wang, L. Xia, J. L. Yao,* Z. X. Wei*, “Patterned Growth of Polyaniline Nanowire Arrays on a Flexible Substrate for High-performance Gas Sensing”. Small, 2011, 7, 3287-3291.

(15)K. Wang , W. J. Zou , B. G. Quan , A. F. Yu , H. P. Wu , P. Jiang, Z. X. Wei *, “An All-Solid-State Flexible Micro-supercapacitor on a Chip” Adv. Energy Mater. 2011, 1, 1068-1072.

(16)Y. Yan, R. Wang, X. H. Qiu, Z. X. Wei.* “Hexagonal Superlattice of Chiral Conducting Polymers Self-Assembled by Mimicking ?-Sheet Proteins with Anisotropic Electrical Transport” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132(34), 12006-12012.

(17)J. J. Xu, K.Wang, S. Z. Zu, B. H. Han*, Z. X. Wei.* “Hierarchical Nanocomposites of Polyaniline Nanowire Arrays on Graphene Oxide Sheets with Synergistic Effect for Energy Storage”. ACS Nano, 2010, 4(9), 5019-5026.

(18)Y. Yan, K. Deng, Z. Yu. Z. X. Wei.* “Tuning the Supramolecular Chirality of Polyaniline by Methyl Substitution” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2009, 48(11), 2003-2006.

(19)Y. Yan, Z. Yu, Y.W. Huang, W.X. Yuan, Z.X. Wei.* “Helical polyaniline nanofibers induced by chiral dopants by a polymerization process” Adv. Mater. 2007, 19(20), 3353.

(20)Z.X. Wei, T. Laitinen, B. Smarsly, O. Ikkala, and C.F.J. Faul*.“Self-Assembly and Electrical Conductivity Transitions in Conjugated Oligoaniline-Surfactant Complexes” Angew. Chem Int. Ed. 2005, 44(5), 751-756.

(21)Z. X. Wei, L. J. Zhang, M. Yu, Y. S. Yang, M. X. Wan.* “Self-assembling Sub-Micro-Sized Tube Junctions and Dendrites of conducting polymers”. Adv. Mater. 2003, 15(16), 1382-1385.

(22)Z. X. Wei, M. X. Wan*, T. Lin, L. M. Dai. “Polyaniline Nanotubes Doped with Sulfonated Carbon Nanotubes via a Self-assembly Process” Adv. Mater. 2003, 15(2), 136-139.

(23)Z. X. Wei, M. X. Wan*. “Hollow Microspheres of Polyaniline Synthesized by Aniline Emulsion Template” Adv. Mater. 2002, 14(18), 1314-1317.

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