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Ya Yang

Ya Yang

Postdoc

Office: 276X IPST Building
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Email: ya.yang@mse.gatech.edu
Mailing Address: 276X IPST Building
Georgia Institute of Technology
500 10th Street N.W.
Atlanta, GA
Biosketch | Research Area | Publications | Highlights | Honors

Biosketch

  • Ph.D Department of Materials and Engineering, University of Science and Technology Beijing, China, 2011
  • B. S. Department of Applied Physics, University of Science and Technology Beijing, China, 2006

Research Area

  • Nanoenergy harvesting using semiconducting nanomaterials
  • Piezotronics of ZnO nanomaterials
  • Self-powered nanosensors

Publications

  1. Ya Yang, Junjie Qi, Wen Guo, Yousong Gu, Yunhua Huang, and Yue Zhang. “Transverse piezoelectric field effect transistor based on single ZnO nanobelts”, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics”, 2010, 12, 12415-12419.
  2. Ya Yang, Qingliang Liao, Junjie Qi, Wen Guo, and Yue Zhang. “Synthesis and transverse electromechanical characterization of single crystalline ZnO nanoleaves”, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics”, 2010, 12, 552-555.
  3. Ya Yang, Junjie Qi, Wen Guo, Qingliang Liao, and Yue Zhang, “Mechanical and longitudinal electromechanical properties of Sb-doped ZnO nanobelts”, CrystEngComm, 2010, 12, 2005-2007.
  4. Ya Yang, Wen Guo, Junjie Qi, Jing Zhao and Yue Zhang. “Self-powered Ultraviolet Photodetector Based on a Single Sb-doped ZnO Nanobelt”, Applied Physics Letters, 2010, 97, 223113.
  5. Ya Yang, Wen Guo, Junjie Qi, and Yue Zhang. “Flexible piezoresistive strain sensor based on single Sb-doped ZnO nanobelts”, Applied Physics Letters, 2010, 97, 223107.
  6. Ya Yang, Junjie Qi, Wen Guo, Jing Zhao, Xueqiang Wang, and Yue Zhang, “Size dependence of transverse electric transport in single ZnO nanoneedles”, Applied Physics Letters, 2010, 96, 152101.
  7. Ya Yang, Junjie Qi, Yousong Gu, Wen Guo, and Yue Zhang, “Electrical and mechanical coupling nanodamage in single ZnO nanobelts”, Applied Physics Letters, 2010, 96, 123103.
  8. Ya Yang, Junjie Qi, Wen Guo, Zi Qin, and Yue Zhang, “Electrical bistability and negative differential resistance in single Sb-doped ZnO nanobelts/SiOx/p-Si heterostructured devices”, Applied Physics Letters, 2010, 96, 093107.
  9. Ya Yang, Junjie Qi, Qingliang Liao, Wen Guo, Yishu Wang, and Yue Zhang, “Negative differential resistance in PtIr/ZnO ribbon/sexithiophen hybrid double diodes”, Applied Physics Letters, 2009, 95, 123112.
  10. Ya Yang, Qingliang Liao, Junjie Qi, Yue Zhang, Lidan Tang, and Ning Ye, “PtIr/ZnO nanowire/pentacene hybrid back-to-back double diodes”, Applied Physics Letters, 2008, 93, 133101.
  11. Ya Yang, Junjie Qi, Yue Zhang, Qingliang Liao, Lidan Tang, and Zi Qin, “Controllable fabrication and electromechanical characterization of single crystalline Sb-doped ZnO nanobelts”,Applied Physics Letters, 2008, 92, 183117.
  12. Ya Yang, Junjie Qi, Qingliang Liao, Yue Zhang, Lidan Tang, and Zi Qin, “Synthesis and characterization of Sb-doped ZnO nanobelts with single-side zigzag boundaries”, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2008, 112, 17916.
  13. Ya Yang, Junjie Qi, Qingliang Liao, Huifeng Li, Yishu Wang, Lidan Tang, and Yue Zhang, High-performance piezoelectric gate diode of a single polar-surface dominated ZnO nanobelt, Nanotechnology, 2009, 20, 125201.
  14. Ya Yang, Junjie Qi, Yousong Gu, Xueqiang Wang, and Yue Zhang. “Piezotronic strain sensor based on single bridged ZnO wires”, Physica status solidi (RRL)-Rapid Research Letters, 2009, 3, 269.
  15. Ya Yang, Yue Zhang, Junjie Qi, Qingliang Liao, Lidan Tang, and Yishu Wang. “Electric-induced nanodamage in single ZnO nanowires”, Journal of Applied Physics, 2009, 105, 084319.
  16. Wen Guo, Ya Yang, Jing Liu, and Yue Zhang. “Tuning of Electronic Transport Characteristics of ZnO Micro/Nanowire Piezotronic Schottky Diodes by Bending: Threshold Voltage Shift”, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2010, 12, 14868.
  17. Wen Guo, Ya Yang, Junjie Qi, Jing Zhao, and Yue Zhang. “Localized Ultraviolet Photorespnose in Single Bent ZnO Micro/Nanowires”, Applied Physics Letters, 2010, 97, 133112.
  18. Wen Guo, Ya Yang, Junjie Qi, and Yue Zhang. “Room temperature negative differential resistance based on a single ZnO nanowire/CuPc nanofilm hybrid heterojuction”, Applied Physics Letters, 2010, 97, 263118.
  19. Qingliang Liao, Ya Yang, Junjie Qi, Yue Zhang, Yunhua Huang, Liansheng Xia, and Liang Liu. “High intensity, plasma-induced emission from large area carbon nanotubes array cathodes”, Applied Physics Letters, 2010, 96, 073109.
  20. Qingliang Liao, Ya Yang, Liansheng Xia, Junjie Qi, Yue Zhang, Yunhua Huang, and Zi Qin. “High intensity, plasma-induced emission from large area ZnO nanorod array cathodes”, Physics of Plasmas ,2009, 3, 269.
  21. Qi Zhang, Junjie Qi, Ya Yang, Yunhua Huang, Xin Li, and Yue Zhang. “Electrical breakdown of ZnO nanowires in metal-semiconductor-metal structure”, Applied Physics Letters, 2010, 96, 253112.
  22. Kai Sun, Junjie Qi, Qi Zhang, Ya Yang, and Yue Zhang. “A novel logic switch based on individual ZnO nanotetrapods”, Nanoscale, 2011, 3, 2166.

Research Highlights

Conference

  1. Ya Yang, Junjie Qi, Yue Zhang. “Ni/Sb-doped ZnO nanobelt Schottky diodes”,The 1st International Conference from Nanoparticles and Nanomaterials to Nanodevices and Nanosystems.[Greece]
  2. Ya Yang, Yue Zhang, “Size dependence of the transverse electrical transport properties in a single ZnO nanowire”,The 2008 Asian Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology.[Singapore]
  3. Ya Yang, Junjie Qi, Yue Zhang, “Organic-Inorganic hybrid nanodevices based on single ZnO nanomaterials”, The 6th China-Korea Workshop on Nanotubes and Nanowires.[China]
  4. Ya Yang,Yue Zhang, “Fabrication, Performance, and Service Safety of Transverse Nanodevices Based on Single ZnO Nanomaterials”,The 2010 Asian Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology.[Japan]
  5. Wen Guo, Ya Yang, Junjie Qi, and Yue Zhang. “Current steps in ploy(3-Hexylthiophene)/ZnO nanobelt hybrid diodes”, The 7th Pacific Rim International Conference on Advanced Materials and Processing.[Australia]

Patents

  1. Yue Zhang, Ya Yang, Junjie Qi, and Wen Guo, “ An in-situ measurement method of electromechanical property of single micro/nanowires”, 2009, Chinese Patent Application Number: 200910237676; Open Patent Number: 101713788A.
  2. Yue Zhang, Ya Yang, Junjie Qi, Wen Guo, Zengze Wang, and Kai Sun, “A fabrication method of super long Sb-doped ZnO microwires”, 2009, Chinese Patent Application Number: 200910237677; Open Patent Number: 101700868A.

Honors & Awards

  • 2011 President Medal of USTB
  • 2010 Model Talent of Universities in Beijing
  • 2010 Baosteel Education Foundation Scholarship of China
  • 2009 The Distinguished Ten Academic Stars of Graduate Students of USTB