Sulin Zhang

Affiliate Researcher
Titles and Affiliations
Professor, Engineering Science and Mechanics

Research Summary

Dr. Zhang’s research has been focused on the roles of mechanical forces and stresses in materials, biology, chemistry, and medicine.

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Recent Publications

Lithium Deposition-Induced Fracture of Carbon Nanotubes and Its Implication to Solid-State Batteries

Chen, J., Zhao, C., Xue, D., Zhang, L., Yang, T., Du, C., Zhang, X., Fang, R., Guo, B., Ye, H., Li, H., Dai, Q., Zhao, J., Li, Y., Harris, S. J., Tang, Y., Ding, F., Zhang, S. & Huang, J., Aug 25 2021, In: Nano letters. 21, 16, p. 6859-6866 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Progressive growth of the solid–electrolyte interphase towards the Si anode interior causes capacity fading

He, Y., Jiang, L., Chen, T., Xu, Y., Jia, H., Yi, R., Xue, D., Song, M., Genc, A., Bouchet-Marquis, C., Pullan, L., Tessner, T., Yoo, J., Li, X., Zhang, J. G., Zhang, S. & Wang, C., Oct 2021, In: Nature nanotechnology. 16, 10, p. 1113-1120 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Molecular Ferroelectric-Based Flexible Sensors Exhibiting Supersensitivity and Multimodal Capability for Detection

Li, W., Li, C., Zhang, G., Li, L., Huang, K., Gong, X., Zhang, C., Zheng, A., Tang, Y., Wang, Z., Tong, Q., Dong, W., Jiang, S., Zhang, S. & Wang, Q., Nov 2 2021, In: Advanced Materials. 33, 44, 2104107.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Spatiotemporal Oscillation in Confined Epithelial Motion upon Fluid-to-Solid Transition

Yu, J., Cai, P., Zhang, X., Zhao, T., Liang, L., Zhang, S., Liu, H. & Chen, X., Apr 27 2021, In: ACS nano. 15, 4, p. 7618-7627 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Molecular insights into the complex mechanics of plant epidermal cell walls

Zhang, Y., Yu, J., Wang, X., Durachko, D. M., Zhang, S. & Cosgrove, D. J., May 14 2021, In: Science. 372, 6543, p. 607-711 105 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Creep-Enabled 3D Solid-State Lithium-Metal Battery

Wang, Z., Li, X., Chen, Y., Pei, K., Mai, Y. W., Zhang, S. & Li, J., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In: Chem.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review

Actin-ring segment switching drives nonadhesive gap closure

Wei, Q., Shi, X., Zhao, T., Cai, P., Chen, T., Zhang, Y., Huang, C., Yang, J., Chen, X. & Zhang, S., Dec 2020, In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 117, 52, p. 33263-33271 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Molar-volume asymmetry enabled low-frequency mechanical energy harvesting in electrochemical cells

Xue, W., Chen, T., Ren, Z., Kim, S. Y., Chen, Y., Zhang, P., Zhang, S. & Li, J., Sep 1 2020, In: Applied Energy. 273, 115230.

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Highly Stretchable Polymer Composite with Strain-Enhanced Electromagnetic Interference Shielding Effectiveness

Yao, B., Hong, W., Chen, T., Han, Z., Xu, X., Hu, R., Hao, J., Li, C., Li, H., Perini, S. E., Lanagan, M. T., Zhang, S., Wang, Q. & Wang, H., Apr 1 2020, In: Advanced Materials. 32, 14, 1907499.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Lithium whisker growth and stress generation in an in situ atomic force microscope–environmental transmission electron microscope set-up

Zhang, L., Yang, T., Du, C., Liu, Q., Tang, Y., Zhao, J., Wang, B., Chen, T., Sun, Y., Jia, P., Li, H., Geng, L., Chen, J., Ye, H., Wang, Z., Li, Y., Sun, H., Li, X., Dai, Q., Tang, Y. & 5 others, Peng, Q., Shen, T., Zhang, S., Zhu, T. & Huang, J., Feb 1 2020, In: Nature nanotechnology. 15, 2, p. 94-98 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterpeer-review