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DR. ZIHENG LIU

 

CURRICULUM VITAE

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

2011 - 2015           Doctor of Philosophy, Photovoltaic and Solar Energy Engineering, UNSW, Sydney, Australia
2009 - 2010           Bachelor of Engineering (First Class Honors), Photovoltaic and Solar Energy Engineering, UNSW, Sydney, Australia
2006 - 2008           Bachelor of Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Nankai University, Tianjin, China

EMPLOYMENT

2019 - Present      Project Manager, School of Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering, UNSW, Sydney, Australia
2017 - 2018           Postdoctoral Research Fellow, School of Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering, UNSW, Sydney, Australia
2016                      Australian Renewable Energy Agency Fellow, Australian Centre for Advanced Photovoltaics, UNSW, Sydney, Australia

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

  1. Liu, Z., Hao, X., Huang, J., Ho-Baillie, A., and Green, M.A. (2019), “Laser-induced aluminium-assisted crystallization of Ge-rich SixGe1-x epitaxy on Si”, Thin Solid Films, 679, 55-57.

  2. Zhang, Y., Huang, J., Yan, C., Sun, K., Cui, X., Liu, F., Liu, Z., Green, M. A., Hao, X., (2019), "High open-circuit voltage CuSbS2 solar cells achieved through the formation of epitaxial growth of CdS/CuSbS2 hetero-interface by post-annealing treatment", Progress in Photovoltaics Research and Applications, 27, 37–43.

  3. Liu, Z., Hao, X., Huang, J., Ho-Baillie, A., and Green, M.A. (2018), “Reduction of threading dislocation density in Ge/Si (100) epitaxial films by continuous-wave diode laser induced recrystallization”, ACS Applied Energy Materials, 1(5), 1893-1897

  4. Liu, X., Zhang, Y., Shi, L., Liu, Z., Green, M. A., Hao, X., (2018), "Exploring Inorganic Binary Alkaline Halide to Passivate Defects in Low Temperature Processed Planar Structure Hybrid Perovskite Solar Cells", Advanced Energy Materials, 1800138.

  5. Schmitt, S.W., Sarau, G., Speich, C., Döhler, G.H., Liu, Z., Hao, X., Green, M.A. and Christiansen, S.H. (2018), “Germanium Template Assisted Integration of Gallium Arsenide Nanocrystals on Silicon: A Versatile Platform for Modern Optoelectronic Materials”, Advanced Optical Materials, 1701329.

  6. Liu, Z., Noh, S., Hao, X., Huang, J., Ho-Baillie, A., and Green, M.A. (2018), “Fabrication of low-defect Ge-rich SiGe-on-insulator by continuous-wave diode laser-induced recrystallization”, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 744, 679-682.

  7. Liu, Z., Hao, X., Ho-Baillie, A., and Green, M.A. (2017), “Effects of Al thickness in one-step aluminium-assisted crystallization of Ge epitaxy on Si by magnetron sputtering”, Materials Letters, 209, 32-35.

  8. Liu, Z., Hao, X., Huang, J., Ho-Baillie, A., Varlamov, S., and Green, M.A. (2017), “Diode laser annealing of epitaxy Ge on sapphire (0001) grown by magnetron sputtering”, Materials Letters, 208, 35-38

  9. Liu, Z., Hao, X., Huang, J., Li, W., Ho-Baillie, A., and Green, M.A. (2016), “Diode laser annealing on Ge/Si (100) epitaxial films grown by magnetron sputtering”, Thin Solid Films, 609, 49.

  10. Liu, Z., Hao, X., Ho-Baillie, A., and Green, M.A. (2016), “In situ X-ray diffraction study on epitaxial growth of SixGe1−x on Si by aluminium-assisted crystallization”, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 695, 1672-1676.

  11. Liu, Z., Hao, X., Ho-Baillie, A., Tsao, C.-Y. and Green, M.A. (2015), “Cyclic thermal annealing on Ge/Si (100) epitaxial films grown by magnetron sputtering”, Thin Solid Films, 574, 99.

  12. Liu, Z., Hao, X., Ho-Baillie, A. and Green, M.A. (2014), “One-step aluminium-assisted crystallization of Ge epitaxy on Si by magnetron sputtering”, Applied Physics Letters, 104, 052107.

  13. Liu, Z., Hao, X., Qi, F., Ho-Baillie, A. and Green, M.A. (2014), “Epitaxial growth of single-crystalline silicon–germanium on silicon by aluminium-assisted crystallization”, Scripta Materialia, 71, 25-28.

PATENTS

“A method for forming a virtual Germanium substrate using a laser”, US Patent (US10115854B2)

Liu, Z., Hao, X., Ho-Baillie, A., Li, W. and Green, M.A.