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Shicheng (John) Xu

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, 2016
Ph.D. minor, Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, 2016
M.S., Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford University, 2011
B.S., Environmental Engineering, Tsinghua University, 2009

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S. Xu; Y Kim; J. Park; D. Higgins; S.J. Shen; P. Schindler; D. Thian; J. Provine; J. Torgersen; T. Graf; D. Schladt; M. Orazov; B. H. Liu; T. F. Jaramillo; F. B. Prinz, "Extending the limits of Pt/C catalysts with passivation-gas-incorporated atomic layer deposition," NATURE CATALYSIS, July 30, 2018

Xu, S. C.,  Kim, Y., Higgins, D.,  Yusuf, M., Jaramillo, T. F., ; Prinz, F.B., "Building upon the Koutecky-Levich Equation for Evaluation of Next-Generation Oxygen Reduction Reaction Catalysts," ELECTROCHIMICA ACTA , Vol. 255pp. 99-108, NOV 20 2017 

Dickson Thian, Yonas T. Yemane, Manca Logar, Shicheng Xu, Peter Schindler, Martin M. Winterkorn, J Provine, and Fritz B. Prinz, "Atomically Flat Silicon Oxide Monolayer Generated by Remote Plasma", JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C, vol. 120 (15), pp. 8148-8156, 2016.

Shicheng Xu, Anup L. Dadlani, Shinjita Acharya, Peter Schindler, Fritz B. Prinz, "Oscillatory barrier assisted Langmuir-Blodgett deposition of large scale quantum dot monolayers", APPLIED SURFACE SCIENCE, vol. 367, pp. 500-506, 2016.

Shinjita Acharya, Jan Torgersen, Yongmin Kim , Joonsuk Park , Peter Schindler , Anup L. Dadlani , Martin Winterkorn , Shicheng Xu , Stephen P. Walch , Takane Usui , Christian Schildknecht and Fritz B. Prinz , "Self-limiting atomic layer deposition of barium oxide and barium titanate thin films using a novel pyrrole based precursor", JOURNAL OF MATERIAL CHEMISTRY C, vol. 4, pp. 1945-1952, 2016.

H. Wang, S. Xu, C. Tsai, Y. Li, C. Liu, J. Zhao, Y. Liu, H. Yuan, F. Abild-Pedersen, F. B. Prinz, J.  Norskov, Y. Cui, “Direct and continuous strain control of catalysts with tunable battery electrode materials.” SCIENCE, Vol 354, Issue 6315, pp. 1031-36, Nov 25, 2016.

Orlando Trejo, Katherine E Roelofs, Shicheng Xu, Manca Logar, Ritimukta Sarangi, Dennis Nordlund, Anup Lal Dadlani, Rob Kravec, Neil P Dasgupta, Stacey F Bent, Fritz B Prinz, "Quantifying geometric strain at the PbS QD-TiO2 anode interface and its effect on electronic structures", NANO LETTERS, vol. 15, pp. 7829-7836, 2015.

Manca Logar, Shicheng Xu, Shinjita Acharya, Fritz B Prinz, "Variation of Energy Density of States in Quantum Dot Arrays Due to Interparticle Electronic Coupling", NANO LETTERS, vol. 15, pp. 1855-1860, 2015.

Shicheng Xu, Dickson Thian, Shengkai Wang, Yanming Wang, Fritz B Prinz, "Effects of size polydispersity on electron mobility in a two-dimensional quantum-dot superlattice", PHYSICAL REVIEW B, vol. 90, p. 144202, 2014.

Thomas P Brennan, Orlando Trejo, Katherine E Roelofs, John Xu, Fritz B Prinz, Stacey F Bent, "Efficiency enhancement of solid-state PbS quantum dot-sensitized solar cells with Al2O3 barrier layer", JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY A, vol. 1, pp. 7566-7571, 2013.

Haotian Wang, Zhiyi Lu, Shicheng Xu, Desheng Kong, Judy J Cha, Guangyuan Zheng, Po-Chun Hsu, Kai Yan, David Bradshaw, Fritz B Prinz, Yi Cui, "Electrochemical tuning of vertically aligned MoS2 nanofilms and its application in improving hydrogen evolution reaction", PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES, vol. 110, pp. 19701-19706, 2013.

N. P. Dasgupta, S. Xu, H. J. Jung, A. Iancu, R. Fasching, R. Sinclair and F. B. Prinz, "Nickel Silicide Nanowire Arrays for Anti-Reflective Electrodes in Photovoltaics", ADV. FUNCT. MATER., vol. 22, pp. 3650-3657, 2012.