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Ying Liu

Ying Liu

Graduate Student, PhD Candidate

Office: 278, IPST Building
Telephone: N/A
Fax: 404-894-9140
Email: yliu316@mail.gatech.edu
Mailing Address: 278 IPST Building
Georgia Institute of Technology
500 10th Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
Biosketch | Research Area | Publications | Highlights | Honors

Biosketch

  • Bachelor of Science in Physics, Yuanpei College, Peking University, Beijing, China, 2005-2009.

Research Area

  • Theory and simulation of piezotronics, piezophototronics, nanogenerator and triboelectricity
  • Hybrid energy harvesting
  • Piezotronics and piezophototronics experiments

Publications

  1. “Largely Enhanced Efficiency in ZnO Nanowire/p-Polymer hybridized Inorganic/Organic Ultraviolet Light-Emitting Diode by Piezo- Phototronic Effect" Qing Yang+, Ying Liu+, Caofeng Pan, Jun Chen, Xiaonan Wen, and Zhong Lin Wang, Nano Letters, 2013, Online
  2. “Flexible Nanocomposite Generator Made of BaTiO3 Nanoparticles and Graphitic Carbons” Kwi-Il Park, Minbaek Lee, Ying Liu, San Moon, Geon-Tae Hwang, Guang Zhu, Ji Eun Kim, Sang Ouk Kim, Do Kyung Kim, Zhong Lin Wang, and Keon Jae Lee, Advanced Materials, 2012, 24, 2999
  3. Enhanced Cu2S/CdS Coaxial Nanowire Solar Cells by Piezo- Phototronic Effect” Caofeng Pan, Simiao Niu, Yong Ding, Lin Dong, Ruomeng Yu, Ying Liu, Guang Zhu, and Zhong Lin Wang, Nano Letters, 2012, 12 (6), 3302–3307
  4. “Self-Powered Ultrasensitive Nanowire Photodetector Driven by a Hybridized Microbial Fuel Cell” Qing Yang+, Ying Liu+, Zetang Li, Zongyin Yang, Xue Wang, and Zhong Lin Wang, Angewandte Chemie, 2012, 51 (26), 6443-6446
  5. “Functional Electrical Stimulation by Nanogenerator with 58 V Output Voltage” Guang Zhu, Aurelia C. Wang, Ying Liu, Yusheng Zhou, and Zhong Lin Wang, Nano Letters, 2012, 12 (6), 3086–3090
  6. “Nanowire Piezo-phototronic Photodetector: Theory and Experimental Design” Ying Liu+, Qing Yang+ , Yan Zhang , Zongyin Yang , and Zhong Lin Wang, Advanced Materials, 2012, 24 (11), 1410-1417 
  7. “Hybrid cells for simultaneously harvesting multi-type energies for self-powered micro/nano systems” Chen Xu, Caofeng Pan, Ying Liu, Z.L. Wang, Nano Energy, 2012, 1, 259-272
  8. “Piezoelectric Effect at Nanoscale”, Zhong Lin Wang, Ying Liu, Entry for Encyclopedia of Nanotechnology, Springer, 2012
  9. “Fundamental Theory of Piezotronics "Yan Zhang, Ying Liu, and Zhong Lin Wang, Advanced Materials, 2011, 23(27), 3004–3013.
  10. “Piezoelectric BaTiO3 Thin Film Nanogenerator on Plastic Substrates” Kwi-Il Park, Sheng Xu, Ying Liu, Geon-Tae Hwang, Suk-Joong L. Kang, Zhong Lin Wang, and Keon Jae Lee, Nano Letters, online.
  11. “Ordered Nanowire Array Blue/Near-UV Light Emitting Diodes” Sheng Xu , Chen Xu , Ying Liu , Youfan Hu , Rusen Yang , Qing Yang , Jae-Hyun Ryou, Hee Jin Kim , Zachary Lochner , Suk Choi , Russell Dupuis , and Zhong Lin Wang, Advanced Materials, online.
  12. “Hybrid Nanogenerator for Concurrently Harvesting Biomechanical and Biochemical Energy” Benjamin J. Hansen+, Ying Liu+, Rusen Yang, and Zhong Lin Wang, ACS Nano, 2010, 4, 3647–3652.
  13. “Reversible Luminescence Switching of NaYF4:Yb,Er Nanoparticles with Controlled Assembly of Gold Nanoparticles” Shu-Zhuo Zhang, Ling-Dong Sun,* He Tian, Ying Liu, Jian-Fang Wang, and Chun-Hua Yan*, Chemical Communication, 2009, 2547-2549
  14. “Crumpling under an ambient pressure” Yan Chi Lin, Yong Li Wang, Ying Liu, and Tzay Ming Hong*, Physics Review Letter, 2008, 101, 125504

Conference Presentations

  1. “Self-Powered Ultrasensitive Nanowire Photodetector Driven by a Hybridized Microbial Fuel Cell”, poster, 2013 GTRIC, Atlanta, GA
  2. “Enhancing Light Emission of ZnO Microwire-Based Diodes by Piezo-Phototronic Effect”, poster, 2012 MRS, Boston, MA
  3. “Self-Powered Ultrasensitive Nanowire Photodetector Driven by a Hybridized Microbial Fuel Cell”, poster, 2012 MRS, Boston, MA
  4. “Nanowire Piezo-phototronic Photodetector: Theory and Experimental Design”, oral presentation, 2012 MRS, Boston, MA
  5. “piezo-phototronics and its application in optoelectronics”, invited talk (on behalf of Dr. Wang), 2011 IEEE photonics, Arlington, VA
  6. “Hybrid Nanogenerator for Concurrently Harvesting Biomechanical and Biochemical Energy”, poster, 2011 GTRIC, Atlanta, GA
  7. “Hybrid Nanogenerator for Concurrently Harvesting Biomechanical and Biochemical Energy”, oral presentation, 2010 MRS, Boston, MA

Honors & Awards

  • Spring 2011 Georgia Tech MSE Research Initiation Awards
  • 2008 Dean’s Award for Social Work Excellence, Peking University
  • 2008 Starlight International Scholarship, Peking University
  • 2008 National Hortative Scholarship, Peking University
  • One of the five exchange students from Peking University to National TsingHua
  • University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, 2008 
  • 2007 Dean’s Award for Academic Excellence, Peking University
  • 2006 Tung OOCL Scholarship, Peking University
  • National Fund for Creative Undergraduate Research, Ministry of Education of the PRC, 2006
  • 2005 Scholarship for Excellent Freshmen, Peking University