Jin Zhao

Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Pittsburgh
Ph.D. Physics, University of Science & Technology of China, 2003

1. The wet electron structure of the H/H2O/TiO2(110) surfaces system using Density Functional Theory.

2. The excited state structure of H/H2O/TiO2(110) using delta-scf method and TDDFT.

3. The resonance of alkali atoms adsorbed on Ag and Cu surface using first-principle and model potential calculation methods.

Selected Publications: 
  1. "Plasmonic coupling at a metal/semiconductor interface," Shijing Tan, Adam Argondizzo, Jindong Ren, Liming Liu, Jin Zhao, Hrvoje Petek, Nature Photonics 11, 806 (2017)
  2. "Time-resolved photoemission study of the electronic structure and dynamics of chemisorbed alkali atoms on Ru(0001)," Shengmin Zhang, Cong Wang, Xuefeng Cui, Yanan Wang, Adam Argondizzo, Jin Zhao and Hrvoje Petek, Phys. Rev. B 93, 045401 (2016)
  3. "Temperature- and Coverage-Dependent Kinetics of Photocatalytic Reaction of Methanol on TiO2(110)-(1x1) Surface," Hao Feng, Shijing Tan, Haoqi Tang, Qijing Zheng, Yongliang Shi, Xuefeng Cui, Xiang Shao, Aidi Zhao, Jin Zhao, and Bing Wang, J. Phys. Chem. C, 120, 5503 (2016)
  4. "Nano-scale Polar-Nonpolar Oxide Heterostructures for Photocatalysis," Hongli Guo, Wissam A. Saidi, Jinlong Yang and Jin Zhao, Nanoscale 8, 6057 (2016)
Most Cited Publications
  1. "Wet Electrons at the H2O/TiO2(110)", Ken Onda, Bin Li, Jin Zhao,                                 Kenneth D. Jordan, Jinlong Yang, Hrvoje Petek, Science, 308, 1154 (2005)
  2. "Atomlike, hollow-core-bound molecular orbitals of C60 ", Min Feng, Jin Zhao, Hrvoje Petek, Science, 320, 359 (2008)
  3. "Ultrafast interfacial proton-coupled electron transfer", Bin Li, Jin Zhao, Ken Onda, Kenneth D. Jordan, Jinlong Yang, Hrvoje Petek, Science, 311, 1436 (2006). 
  4. "The electronic structure of oxygen atom vacancy and hydroxyl impurity defects on titanium (110) surface," Minato, T., Sainoo, Y., Kim, Y., (...), Yang, J., Hou, J.G. Journal of Chemical Physics 130(12) (2009)
  5. "Single C59N molecules as a molecular rectifier,"     Zhao, J., Zeng, C., Cheng, X., (...), Hou, J.G., Zhu, Q.     Physical Review Letters
    95(4) (2005)
Recent Publications
  1. “Low-Frequency Lattice Phonons in Halide Perovskites Explain High Defect Tolerance Towards Electron-Hole Recombination.” W. Chu, Q. Zheng, O. V. Prezhdo, J. Zhao and W. A. Saidi. Sci. Adv. , in press, (2019)

  2. “K Atom Promotion of O2 Chemisorption on Au(111) Surface.” J. Ren, Y. Wang, J. Zhao, S. Tan and H. Petek. J. Am. Chem. Soc. , 141, 4438, (2019)

  3. “Suppression of Electron-Hole Recombination by Intrinsic Defects in 2D Monoelemental Material.” L. Zhang, W. Chu, Q. Zheng, A. V. Benderskii, O. V. Prezhdo* and J. Zhao. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. , 10, 6151-6158, (2019)

  4. “Tailoring Exciton Dynamics of Monolayer Transition Metal Dichalcogenides by Interfacial Electron-Phonon Coupling.” Z. Nie, Y. Shi, S. Qin, Y. Wang, H. Jiang, Q. Zheng, Y. Cui, Y. Meng, F. Song, X. Wang, I. C. E. Turcu, X. Wang, Y. Xu, Y. Shi, J. Zhao, R. Zhang and F. Wang. Communications Physics , 2, 103, (2019)

  5. “Suppression and reversion of light-induced phase separation in mixed-halide perovskites by oxygen passivation.” W. Fan, Y. Shi, T. Shi, S. Chu, K. Lghodalo, W. Chen, J. Zhao, X. Li*, and Z. Xiao. ACS Energy Lett. , 4, 2052-2058, (2019)

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