Qiming Zhang

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Titles and Affiliations
Professor, Electrical Engineering

Research Summary

Expertise is in integrated micro-actuators and microsensors, electroactive polymer and nanomaterial system energy devices for electrical energy storage and conversion, ferroelectric/piezoelectric polymer thin film fabrication and thin film devices, and th

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Recent Publications

High dielectric response in dilute nanocomposites via hierarchical tailored polymer nanostructures

Chen, X., Zhang, Q., Liu, Z., Sun, Y. & Zhang, Q. M., Apr 18 2022, In: Applied Physics Letters. 120, 16, 162902.

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Relaxor ferroelectric polymer exhibits ultrahigh electromechanical coupling at low electric field

Chen, X., Qin, H., Qian, X., Zhu, W., Li, B., Zhang, B., Lu, W., Li, R., Zhang, S., Zhu, L., Dos Santos, F. D., Bernholc, J. & Zhang, Q. M., Mar 25 2022, In: Science. 375, 6587, p. 1418-1422 5 p.

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High Energy Storage Density in Nanocomposites of P(VDF-TrFE-CFE) Terpolymer and BaZr0.2Ti0.8O3 Nanoparticles

Hambal, Y., Shvartsman, V. V., Michiels, I., Zhang, Q. & Lupascu, D. C., May 1 2022, In: Materials. 15, 9, 3151.

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Advanced dielectric polymers for energy storage

Wu, X., Chen, X., Zhang, Q. M. & Tan, D. Q., Jan 2022, In: Energy Storage Materials. 44, p. 29-47 19 p.

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Comment on "giant pyroelectric energy harvesting and a negative electrocaloric effect in multilayered nanostructures" by G. Vats, A. Kumar, N. Ortega, C. R. Bowen and R. S. Katiyar, Energy Environ. Sci., 2016, 9, 1335

Chen, X., Shvartsman, V., Lupascu, D. C. & Zhang, Q. M., Mar 2021, In: Energy and Environmental Science. 14, 3, p. 1612-1614 3 p.

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Improving electric thermal stability of polypropylene by chemically linking small amount of hindered phenol groups

Chen, X., Zhu, W. & Zhang, Q. M., Jun 2021, In: MRS Advances. 6, 12, p. 321-326 6 p.

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Maxwell relation, giant (negative) electrocaloric effect, and polarization hysteresis

Chen, X., Li, S., Jian, X., Hambal, Y., Lu, S. G., Shvartsman, V. V., Lupascu, D. C. & Zhang, Q. M., Mar 22 2021, In: Applied Physics Letters. 118, 12, 122904.

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Topological structure enhanced nanostructure of high temperature polymer exhibiting more than ten times enhancement of dipolar response

Chen, X., Yang, T., Zhang, Q., Chen, L. Q., Bobnar, V., Rahn, C. & Zhang, Q. M., Oct 2021, In: Nano Energy. 88, 106225.

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Effect of composition on polarization hysteresis and energy storage ability of p(Vdf-trfe-cfe) relaxor terpolymers

Hambal, Y., Shvartsman, V. V., Lewin, D., Huat, C. H., Chen, X., Michiels, I., Zhang, Q. & Lupascu, D. C., Apr 2 2021, In: Polymers. 13, 8, 1343.

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Equivalent circuit analysis of a shear-shear mode resonance LiNbO3/Metglas bilayer composites with giant magnetoelectric response

Mei, L., Lu, M. C. & Zhang, Q. M., May 2021, In: Measurement: Journal of the International Measurement Confederation. 176, 109210.

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High-entropy polymer produces a giant electrocaloric effect at low fields

Qian, X., Han, D., Zheng, L., Chen, J., Tyagi, M., Li, Q., Du, F., Zheng, S., Huang, X., Zhang, S., Shi, J., Huang, H., Shi, X., Chen, J., Qin, H., Bernholc, J., Chen, X., Chen, L. Q., Hong, L. & Zhang, Q. M., Dec 23 2021, In: Nature. 600, 7890, p. 664-669 6 p.

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Flexophotovoltaic Effect in Potassium Sodium Niobate/Poly(Vinylidene Fluoride-Trifluoroethylene) Nanocomposite

Wang, C., Zhang, Y., Zhang, B., Wang, B., Zhang, J., Chen, L. Q., Zhang, Q., Wang, Z. L. & Ren, K., Apr 21 2021, In: Advanced Science. 8, 8, 2004554.

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High-temperature polymers with record-high breakdown strength enabled by rationally designed chain-packing behavior in blends

Zhang, Q., Chen, X., Zhang, B., Zhang, T., Lu, W., Chen, Z., Liu, Z., Kim, S. H., Donovan, B., Warzoha, R. J., Gomez, E. D., Bernholc, J. & Zhang, Q. M., Jul 7 2021, In: Matter. 4, 7, p. 2448-2459 12 p.

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Hydrogel Ionic Diodes toward Harvesting Ultralow-Frequency Mechanical Energy

Zhang, Y., Jeong, C. K., Wang, J., Chen, X., Choi, K. H., Chen, L. Q., Chen, W., Zhang, Q. M. & Wang, Q., Sep 7 2021, In: Advanced Materials. 33, 36, 2103056.

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Morphology-induced dielectric enhancement in polymer nanocomposites

Zhang, B., Chen, X., Lu, W., Zhang, Q. M. & Bernholc, J., Jun 28 2021, In: Nanoscale. 13, 24, p. 10933-10942 10 p.

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