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  • Zhenzhen Qin (秦真真)


    School of Physics and Engineering
    Zhengzhou University


    E-mail: qzz@zzu.edu.cn

  • Google Scholar
    Research Gate
  • Research Interests

    • First-principles calculation and other related methods are devoted to the investigation of structural and  growth  mechanism  of  artificial  structures;  
    • Thermal  transport  properties  of  novel  two-dimensional  materials;  
    • Spin-Lattice coupling; 
    • Magnetism  (magnetic  coupling  and  magnetic  anisotropy)  and mechanical properties of low-dimensional materials

  • Professional Career

    Lecture (2018.07 - present)

    International Laboratory for Quantum Functional Materials of Henan, and School of Physics and Engineering

    Zhengzhou University

    Zhengzhou, China

    Postdoctoral Research Associate (2017.11 - 2018.06)

    Aachen Institute for Advanced Study in Computational Engineering Science (AICES)

    RWTH Aachen University

    Aachen, Germany

    Advisor: Ming Hu, Prof.; Bob Svendsen, Prof.

    Research field: Spin-Phonon coupling of low-dimensional magnetic materials; Nanoscale heat transfer and the microscopic theory.

  • Education 

    Nankai University, P.R. China

    Ph.D in Electronics Science and Technology (2014.09 - 2017.06)

    College of Electronic Information and Optical Engineering

    Nankai University,

    Tianjin, China

    Advisor: Xu Zuo, Prof.

    Jiangxi Science and Technology Normal University, P.R. China

    M.E in Signal and Information Processing (2011.09 - 2014.07)

    College of Electronic Information and Optical Engineering

    Jiangxi Science and Technology Normal University

    Nanchang, China

    Advisor: Zhihua Xiong, Prof.

    Henan Institute of Science and Technology, P.R. China

    B.E in Information engineering (2007.09 - 2011.07)

    College of science

    Henan Institute of Science and Technology

    Xinxiang, China

  • More Information

    Honors & Awards

    • 2017/10: Post-doc Fellowship of Aachen Institute for Advanced Study in Computational Engineering Science (AICES)
    • 2017/05: Outstanding graduate of Nankai University
    • 2015/09: First-class scholarship of Nankai University
    • 2009/12: Third prize of national university student mathematics modeling contest


    Reviewer for Journal:

    Journal of Applied Physics, Journal of Physical Chemistry C


    Teach assistant: Mathematical ​physics, Nankai University, undergraduate Courses (2016)

  • Projects


    1. “First-principles study of intrinsic point defects in amorphous silica oxide”, 2016.01~2017.12, participant;
    2. Formation, ionization and diffusion behavior of impurity in gallium nitride (GaN) surface, The National Natural Science Foundation, 2013.01~2016.12, participant;
    3. The effect of p-type impurity and defects on electrical properties of zinc oxide (ZnO) surface, The National Natural Science Foundation, 2011.01~2013.12, participant;
    4.  “Theoretical study of p-type superlattice GaN”, 2012.05~2013.12, School-level Innovation Award, director.


    1. Zhenzhen Qin, Guangzhao Qin, Impact of spin-phonon coupling on thermal transport in two-dimensional magnetic materials represented by ABX3 (A=Cr, B=C, Si, Ge, X=Te), JURECA, Juelich Supercomputing Centre (JSC) (Project ID: JHPC13260, 2.0 Mio. core-h), 2018.03.01, Principal investigator;
  • Publications

    Journal Publications

    1. Zhenzhen Qin, Guangzhao Qin, Bin Shao and Xu Zuo*, Unconventional magnetic anisotropy in one-dimensional Rashba system realized by adsorbing Gd atom on zigzag graphene nanoribbons, Nanoscale, 9, 11657 (2017);
    2. Zhenzhen Qin, Guangzhao Qin, Bin Shao and Xu Zuo*, Magnetic response of Gd adsorbed on zigzag graphene nanoribbon under external electric fields, (In preparation);
    3. Zhenzhen Qin, Guangzhao Qin, Xu Zuo*, Zhihua Xiong* and Ming Hu*, Orbitally driven low thermal conductivity of monolayer gallium nitride (GaN) with planar honeycomb structure: A comparative study, Nanoscale, 9, 4295 (2017);
    4. Zhenzhen Qin, Guangzhao Qin* and Ming Hu*, On the Origin of Intrinsic Negative Poisson's Ratio in Graphene (Nanoscale in peer-review);
    5. Zhenzhen Qin, Ping Liu, Min Feng and Xu Zuo*, Ferrimagnetism of Ti-adsorbed graphene, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 52(7), 1100403 (2016);
    6. Zhenzhen QinZhihua Xiong*, Guangzhao Qin, and Lanli Chen, Energetics and magnetism of Co-doped GaN(0001) surfaces: A first-principles study, J. Appl. Phys. 116, 224503 (2014);
    7. Zhenzhen QinZhihua Xiong*, Guangzhao Qin and Qixin Wan, Behavior of aluminum adsorption and incorporation at GaN(0001) surface: First-principles study, J. Appl. Phys. 114, 194307 (2013);
    8. Ning Wu, Zhihua Xiong*, Zhenzhen Qin, Effect of interfacial composition on Ag-based Ohmic contact of GaN based vertical light emitting diodes, Journal of Applied Physics 123, 055301 (2018).
    9. Ping Liu, Zhenzhen Qin, Yunliang Yue, Xu Zuo*, Structural, electronic, and magnetic properties of vanadium atom-adsorbed MoSe2 monolayer, Chin. Phys. B, 26(2), 027103 (2017);
    10. Guangzhao Qin, Zhenzhen Qin, Huimin Wang and Ming Hu*, Anomalously temperature-dependent thermal conductivity of monolayer GaN with large deviations from the traditional 1/T law, Phys. Rev. B 95, 195416 (2017);
    11. Guangzhao Qin, Zhenzhen Qin, Sheng-Ying Yue, Qing-Bo Yan and Ming Hu*, External electric field driving the ultra-low thermal conductivity of silicene, Nanoscale, 9, 7227 (2017);
    12. Qian Zhao, Zhihua Xiong*, Lan Luo, Zhenhui Sun, Zhenzhen Qin, Lanli Chen, Ning Wu, Design of a new two-dimensional diluted magnetic semiconductor: Mn-doped GaN monolayer, Applied Surface Science 396, 480-483 (2017);
    13. Guangzhao Qin, Zhenzhen Qin, Wu-Zhang Fang, Li-Chuan Zhang, Sheng-Ying Yue, Qing-Bo Yan*, Ming Hu*, and Gang Su*, Diverse anisotropy of phonon transport in two-dimensional group IV-VI compounds: A comparative study, Nanoscale 8, 11306 (2016);
    14. Qian Zhao, Zhihua Xiong*, Zhenzhen Qin, and Lanli Chen, Tuning magnetism of monolayer GaN by vacancy and nonmagnetic chemical doping, J. Phys. Chem. Solids 91,1-6 (2016);
    15. Guangzhao Qin, Xiaoliang Zhang, Sheng-Ying Yue, Zhenzhen Qin, Huimin Wang, Yang Han and Ming Hu*, Resonant bonding driven giant phonon anharmonicity and low thermal conductivity of phosphorene, Phys. Rev. B 94, 165445 (2016);
    16. Guangzhao Qin, Qing-Bo Yan*, Zhenzhen Qin, Sheng-Ying Yue, Ming Hu*, and Gang Su*, Anisotropic intrinsic lattice thermal conductivity of phosphorene from first principles, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 17, 4854 (2015);
    17. Zhihua Xiong*, Zhenzhen Qin, Qian Zhao, and Lanli Chen, Role of Ag-alloy in the thermal stability of Ag-based ohmic contact to GaN(0001) surface, Scripta. Mater. 99 , 81-84(2015);
    18. Guangzhao Qin, Qing-Bo Yan*, Zhenzhen Qin, Sheng-Ying Yue, Hui-Juan Cui, Qing-Rong Zheng, and Gang Su*, Hinge-like structure induced unusual properties of black phosphorus and new strategies to improve the thermoelectric performance, Scientific Reports 4, 6946 (2014);