Works (52)

2021 journal article

Atomistic insights into the nucleation and growth of platinum on palladium nanocrystals

NATURE COMMUNICATIONS, 6.

By: W. Gao, A. Elnabawy, Z. Hood, Y. Shi, X. Wang, L. Roling, X. Pan, M. Mavrikakis, Y. Xia, M. Chi

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: June 28, 2021

2021 journal article

Fast Proton Insertion in Layered H2W2O7 via Selective Etching of an Aurivillius Phase

Advanced Energy Materials, 11(1), 2003335.

By: R. Wang, Y. Sun, A. Brady, S. Fleischmann, T. Eldred, W. Gao, H. Wang, D. Jiang, V. Augustyn

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2021

2021 journal article

Strong electrostatic adsorption approach to the synthesis of sub-three nanometer intermetallic platinum--cobalt oxygen reduction catalysts

Nano Energy, 79, 105465.

By: Y. Ma, A. Kuhn, W. Gao, T. Al-Zoubi, H. Du, X. Pan, H. Yang

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2021

2020 journal article

2D metal--organic framework for stable perovskite solar cells with minimized lead leakage

Nature Nanotechnology, 15(11), 934–940.

By: S. Wu, Z. Li, M. Li, Y. Diao, F. Lin, T. Liu, J. Zhang, P. Tieu ...

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2021

2020 journal article

Atomically Resolved Electric Field and Charge Density Imaging via 4D STEM

JEOL News, 55(1), 2–8.

By: C. Addiego, W. Gao & X. Pan

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2021

2020 journal article

Crystallinity after decarboxylation of a metal--carboxylate framework: indestructible porosity for catalysis

Dalton Transactions, 49(34), 11902–11910.

By: S. Cheng, P. Tieu, W. Gao, J. Hu, W. Feng, J. He, X. Pan, Z. Xu

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2021

2020 article

Fast Proton Insertion in Layered H2W2O7 via Selective Etching of an Aurivillius Phase

ADVANCED ENERGY MATERIALS.

By: R. Wang, Y. Sun, A. Brady, S. Fleischmann, T. Eldred, W. Gao, H. Wang, D. Jiang, V. Augustyn

Source: Web Of Science
Added: December 11, 2020

2020 journal article

From ion to atom to dendrite: Formation and nanomechanical behavior of electrodeposited lithium

MRS Bulletin, 45(11), 891–904.

By: M. Citrin, H. Yang, S. Nieh, J. Berry, W. Gao, X. Pan, D. Srolovitz, J. Greer

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2021

2020 journal article

In Situ Observations of Post-Synthesis Modification of a Metal-Organic Framework Using Atomic Resolution S/TEM and EELS

Microscopy and Microanalysis, 26(S2), 478–480.

By: P. Tieu, C. Gadre, W. Gao, X. Yan, D. Ferrah, M. Li, Z. Xu, X. Pan

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2021

2020 journal article

In Situ Transformation of Two Dimensional MoS2 from Amorphous Precursor

Microscopy and Microanalysis, 26(S2), 2332–2334.

By: P. Tieu, W. Gao & X. Pan

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2021

2020 journal article

Multiscale Electric Field Imaging of Vortices in PbTiO3-SrTiO3 Superlattice

Microscopy and Microanalysis, 26(S2), 466–468.

By: C. Addiego, W. Gao & X. Pan

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2021

2020 journal article

Observation of Charge Separation along BiFeO3 109° Domain Walls by Using Low-convergence Angle 4-Dimensional Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy

Microscopy and Microanalysis, 26(S2), 234–235.

By: H. Huyan, C. Addiego, W. Gao, L. Li, C. Heikes, D. Schlom, X. Pan

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2021

2020 journal article

Polarization in Ferroelectric BiFeO3 Imaged in 3D Using Four-dimensional Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy

Microscopy and Microanalysis, 26(S2), 1132–1134.

By: C. Addiego, W. Gao & X. Pan

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2021

2020 journal article

Strain-Induced Corrosion Kinetics at Nanoscale Are Revealed in Liquid: Enabling Control of Corrosion Dynamics of Electrocatalysis

Chem, 6(9), 2257–2271.

By: F. Shi, W. Gao, H. Shan, F. Li, Y. Xiong, J. Peng, Q. Xiang, W. Chen ...

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2021

2020 journal article

Tailoring a Three-Phase Microenvironment for High-Performance Oxygen Reduction Reaction in Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells

Matter, 3(5), 1774–1790.

By: Z. Zhao, M. Hossain, C. Xu, Z. Lu, Y. Liu, S. Hsieh, I. Lee, W. Gao ...

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2021

2020 journal article

Thickness and defocus dependence of inter-atomic electric fields measured by scanning diffraction

Ultramicroscopy, 208, 112850.

By: C. Addiego, W. Gao & X. Pan

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2021

2019 journal article

Charge Density Mapping via Scanning Diffraction in Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy

Microscopy and Microanalysis, 25(S2), 18–19.

By: C. Addiego, W. Gao & X. Pan

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2021

2019 conference paper

Charge Density imaging of a ferroelectric-insulator interface with sub-Å resolution

APS March Meeting Abstracts, 2019, A02–003.

By: C. Addiego, W. Gao, H. Wang, X. Yan, Y. Hou, D. Ji, C. Heikes, Y. Zhang ...

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2021

2019 journal article

Differential surface elemental distribution leads to significantly enhanced stability of PtNi-based ORR catalysts

Matter, 1(6), 1567–1580.

By: L. Cao, Z. Zhao, Z. Liu, W. Gao, S. Dai, J. Gha, W. Xue, H. Sun ...

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2021

2019 conference paper

Freestanding Crystalline Monolayers of Oxide Perovskites

APS March Meeting Abstracts, 2019, X20–004.

By: D. Ji, S. Cai, T. Paudel, H. Sun, C. Zhang, L. Han, Y. Wei, Y. Zang ...

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2021

2019 journal article

Freestanding crystalline oxide perovskites down to the monolayer limit

Nature, 570(7759), 87–90.

By: D. Ji, S. Cai, T. Paudel, H. Sun, C. Zhang, L. Han, Y. Wei, Y. Zang ...

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2021

2019 journal article

In Situ Observations of Abnormal Pore Size Changes of a Zirconium Based Metal-Organic Framework Using Atomic Resolution S/TEM and EELS

Microscopy and Microanalysis, 25(S2), 1486–1487.

By: P. Tieu, C. Gadre, W. Gao, X. Yan, M. Li, Z. Xu, X. Pan

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2021

2019 journal article

In situ Cathodoluminescence and Monitoring Electronic Structure Change Using Optical TEM Holder

Microscopy and Microanalysis, 25(S2), 2302–2303.

By: M. Xu, S. Dai, W. Gao, T. Blum & X. Pan

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2021

2019 conference paper

In situ study of surface reconstruction of cubic Pt3Co nanoparticles under thermal stimulus using high resolution TEM

ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 258.

By: P. Tieu, W. Gao, Y. Ma, J. Wu & X. Pan

Event: AMER CHEMICAL SOC 1155 16TH ST, NW, WASHINGTON, DC 20036 USA

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2021

2019 conference paper

In situ study on abnormal pore size changes of Zr based metal-organic frameworks using low-dose high resolution TEM

ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 257.

By: P. Tieu, W. Gao, L. Muqing, Z. Xu & X. Pan

Event: AMER CHEMICAL SOC 1155 16TH ST, NW, WASHINGTON, DC 20036 USA

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2021

2019 journal article

Measuring Charge State at the Single-Atomic-Column-Base with Four-Dimensional Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy

Microscopy and Microanalysis, 25(S2), 16–17.

By: W. Gao, C. Addiego, H. Huyan & X. Pan

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2021

2019 journal article

Probing the dynamics of nanoparticle formation from a precursor at atomic resolution

Science Advances, 5(1), eaau9590.

By: W. Gao, P. Tieu, C. Addiego, Y. Ma, J. Wu & X. Pan

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2021

2019 journal article

Real-space charge-density imaging with sub-ångström resolution by four-dimensional electron microscopy

Nature, 575(7783), 480–484.

By: W. Gao, C. Addiego, H. Wang, X. Yan, Y. Hou, D. Ji, C. Heikes, Y. Zhang ...

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2021

2019 journal article

Strong Electronic Interaction of Amorphous Fe2O3 Nanosheets with Single-Atom Pt toward Enhanced Carbon Monoxide Oxidation

Advanced Functional Materials, 29(42), 1904278.

By: W. Chen, Y. Ma, F. Li, L. Pan, W. Gao, Q. Xiang, W. Shang, C. Song ...

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2021

2019 journal article

Structures and electronic properties of domain walls in BiFeO3 thin films

National Science Review, 6(4), 669–683.

By: H. Huyan, L. Li, C. Addiego, W. Gao & X. Pan

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2021

2019 journal article

Transmission Electron Microscopy of Catalytic Nanomaterials at Atomic Resolution

Microscopy and Microanalysis, 25(S2), 2054–2055.

By: S. Dai, X. Yan, W. Gao, P. Tieu, G. Graham & X. Pan

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2021

2019 journal article

Tunable intrinsic strain in two-dimensional transition metal electrocatalysts

Science, 363(6429), 870–874.

By: L. Wang, Z. Zeng, W. Gao, T. Maxson, D. Raciti, M. Giroux, X. Pan, C. Wang, J. Greeley

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2021

2018 journal article

Combined In Situ and Ex Situ Study on Synthesis of Nanostructured Catalyst in Solid State

Microscopy and Microanalysis, 24(S1), 288–289.

By: W. Gao, C. Addiego, Y. Ma, J. Wu & X. Pan

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2021

2018 journal article

Core--shell nanostructured cobalt--platinum electrocatalysts with enhanced durability

ACS Catalysis, 8(1), 35–42.

By: L. Wang, W. Gao, Z. Liu, Z. Zeng, Y. Liu, M. Giroux, M. Chi, G. Wang ...

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2021

2018 journal article

Deterministic, Reversible, and Nonvolatile Low-Voltage Writing of Magnetic Domains in Epitaxial BaTiO3/Fe3O4 Heterostructure

ACS Nano, 12(9), 9558–9567.

By: G. Zhong, F. An, Y. Bitla, J. Wang, X. Zhong, J. Yu, W. Gao, Y. Zhang ...

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2021

2018 journal article

Direct in situ observation and analysis of the formation of palladium nanocrystals with high-index facets

Nano Letters, 18(11), 7004–7013.

By: W. Gao, Y. Hou, Z. Hood, X. Wang, K. More, R. Wu, Y. Xia, X. Pan, M. Chi

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2021

2018 journal article

Engineering Temperature-Dependent Carrier Concentration in Bulk Composite Materials via Temperature-Dependent Fermi Level Offset

Advanced Energy Materials, 8(3), 1701623.

By: S. Hui, W. Gao, X. Lu, A. Panda, T. Bailey, A. Page, S. Forrest, D. Morelli ...

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2021

2018 journal article

In situ atmospheric transmission electron microscopy of catalytic nanomaterials

MRS Advances, 3(39), 2297–2303.

By: S. Dai, W. Gao, G. Graham & X. Pan

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2021

2018 conference paper

In situ transmission electron microscopy studies of nanocatalysts at atomic resolution

ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 256.

By: X. Pan, S. Dai, W. Gao, X. Yan & G. Graham

Event: AMER CHEMICAL SOC 1155 16TH ST, NW, WASHINGTON, DC 20036 USA

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2021

2018 journal article

Intercorrelated in-plane and out-of-plane ferroelectricity in ultrathin two-dimensional layered semiconductor In2Se3

Nano Letters, 18(2), 1253–1258.

By: C. Cui, W. Hu, X. Yan, C. Addiego, W. Gao, Y. Wang, Z. Wang, L. Li ...

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2021

2018 journal article

Large Negative-Thermal-Quenching Effect in Phonon-Induced Light Emissions in Mn$\backslash$textlesssup$\backslash$textgreater4+$\backslash$textless/sup$\backslash$textgreater-Activated Fluoride Phosphor for Warm-White Light-Emitting Diodes

ACS Omega, 3(10), 13704–13710.

By: F. Tang, Z. Su, H. Ye, W. Gao, X. Pan & S. Xu

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2021

2018 journal article

Large negative-thermal-quenching effect in phonon-induced light emissions in Mn4+-activated fluoride phosphor for warm-white light-emitting diodes

ACS Omega, 3(10), 13704–13710.

By: F. Tang, Z. Su, H. Ye, W. Gao, X. Pan & S. Xu

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2021

2018 journal article

Nanoscale kinetics of asymmetrical corrosion in core-shell nanoparticles

Nature Communications, 9(1), 1–9.

By: H. Shan, W. Gao, Y. Xiong, F. Shi, Y. Yan, Y. Ma, W. Shang, P. Tao ...

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2021

2018 journal article

Neighboring Pt atom sites in an ultrathin FePt Nanosheet for the efficient and highly CO-tolerant oxygen reduction reaction

Nano Letters, 18(9), 5905–5912.

By: W. Chen, W. Gao, P. Tu, T. Robert, Y. Ma, H. Shan, X. Gu, W. Shang ...

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2021

2018 conference paper

Probing synthesis mechanisms of core-shell metal nanoparticle catalysts at the atomic scale using In Situ STEM

ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 256.

By: M. Chi, W. Gao, X. Pan, K. More & Y. Xia

Event: AMER CHEMICAL SOC 1155 16TH ST, NW, WASHINGTON, DC 20036 USA

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2021

2018 conference paper

Self-Driven Strain Tuning in Transition Metal Nanocrystals for the Oxygen Reduction Reaction

ECS Meeting Abstracts, (45), 1579.

By: L. Wang, Z. Zeng, W. Gao, T. Maxson, D. Raciti, M. Giroux, X. Pan, C. Wang, J. Greeley

Event: IOP Publishing

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2021

2018 journal article

Self-assembling epitaxial growth of a single crystalline CoFe 2 O 4 nanopillar array via dual-target pulsed laser deposition

Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 6(18), 4854–4860.

By: G. Zhong, F. An, Y. Bitla, J. Wang, X. Zhong, M. Ye, Y. Zhang, W. Gao ...

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2021

2018 journal article

Surface-engineered PtNi-O nanostructure with record-high performance for electrocatalytic hydrogen evolution reaction

Journal of the American Chemical Society, 140(29), 9046–9050.

By: Z. Zhao, H. Liu, W. Gao, W. Xue, Z. Liu, J. Huang, X. Pan, Y. Huang

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2021

2018 journal article

Tuning Fe concentration in epitaxial gallium ferrite thin films for room temperature multiferroic properties

Acta Materialia, 145, 488–495.

By: G. Zhong, Y. Bitla, J. Wang, X. Zhong, F. An, Y. Chin, Y. Zhang, W. Gao ...

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2021

2017 journal article

Boosting phonon-induced luminescence in red fluoride phosphors via composition-driven structural transformations

Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 5(46), 12105–12111.

By: F. Tang, Z. Su, H. Ye, S. Xu, W. Guo, Y. Cao, W. Gao, X. Pan

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2021

2017 journal article

Calculation of the Electric Field Based on Average Momentum Transfer Using Pixelated Electron Detector in STEM

Microscopy and Microanalysis, 23(S1), 2104–2105.

By: W. Gao, C. Addiego & X. Pan

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2021

2017 conference paper

Density functional Study of ${$210$}$-Faceted Pd Nanocrystals in Polyvinylpyrrolidone Solution

APS March Meeting Abstracts, 2017, T1–191.

By: Y. Hou, W. Gao, X. Pan & R. Wu

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2021

Employment

2020 - present

North Carolina State University Raleigh, North Carolina, US
Assistant Professor Materails Science and Engineering

2015 - present

University of California Irvine Irvine, CA, US
Postdoc Chemical Engineering and Materials Science

2015 - 2016

Oak Ridge National Laboratory Oak Ridge, TN, US
Visiting CNMS

Education

2010 - 2015

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Urbana, IL, US
Ph.D Materials Science and Engineering

2006 - 2010

Peking University Beijing, Beijing, CN
BS Physics