Basic Information

Prof. Zhicheng Zhang

Department of Applied Chemistry
School of Chemistry

Xi’an Jiaotong University
Xi’an, Shaanxi Province, PR China, 710049

Contact Information


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Add: Chemistry Building 304  
          No. 28 Xianning West Road
          Xi’an, P.R.China


Education and work experience


2008.5-now  Xi’an Jiaotong University, Professor 
2005.7-2008.5  The Pennsyvania State University, Postdoc
2002.9-2005.7  PhD. in Polymer Chemistry and Physics  Institute of Chemistry the Chinese Academy of Sciences 
1999.9-2002.7 Master of Material Science and Technology  Xi’anJiaotongUniversity
1995.9-1999.7  Bachelor of Material Science and Technology  Xi’anJiaotongUniversity

Research Interests

Polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF)-based fluoropolymers are widely used in many fields due to their excellent chemical resistance, heat resistance, aging resistance, weather resistance and solvent resistance. PVDF-based fluoropolymers have high dielectric constants and have been widely used in electromagnetic railguns, electromagnetic catapults, high-resolution sonars since their piezoelectricity and subsequent dielectric, ferroelectric, and pyroelectric properties were reported. , high-sensitivity sensors and other major national needs. The research areas of this team are mainly in the design of new fluoropolymers, modification methods, structure-property relationship and regulation of fluoropolymer materials, electroactive fluoropolymers and their applications in high energy storage capacitors, sensors and other fields, Controllable synthesis of novel high-energy-storage polymer dielectric materials, etc. Our research interests are as follows: 

     1)  Organofluorine Chemistry and Chemical Modification of Fluoropolymers
     2)  Design and controllable synthesis of advanced energy storage polymers
     3)  Research on Energy Storage Polymer Composite Dielectric
     4)  Smart Materials Synthesis and Sensor Applications
     5)  Biomedical Functional Materials



♦ 2022

108. Honghong Gong, Qinglong Ji, Yipin Cheng, Jie Xiong, Meirong Zhang, Zhicheng Zhang*. Controllable synthesis and structural design of novel all-organic polymers toward high energy storage dielectrics, Front. Chem. 2022.

107. Honghong Gong, Xiao Wang, Mengdi Sun, Ying Zhang, Qinglong Ji, Zhicheng Zhang*. Tuning the ferroelectric phase transition of P(VDF-TrFE) through a simple approach of modification by introducing double bonds, ACS Omega 2022, 7, 47, 42949-42959.

106. Yong Lu, Qizheng Li, Zhicheng Zhang, Xiao Hu*. Biobased dual-cure thiol-ene benzoxazine resins for high-performance polymer dielectrics, Mater. Design 2022, 224, 111359.

105. Jie Xiong, Xing Fan, Dajiang Long, Bofeng Zhu, Xiao Zhang, Junyong Lu, Yunchuan Xie, Zhicheng Zhang*. Significant improvement in high-temperature energy storage performance of polymer dielectrics via constructing surface polymer carrier trap layer. J. Mater. Chem. A. 2022, 10, 24611-24619.

104. Ying Zhang, Wenxiang Zhang, Honghong Gong, Qinxiang Jia, Wen Zhang, Zhicheng Zhang*. Fabrication a sensor based on sulfonate-based COF for humidity sensing. Mater. Lett. 2022, 328, 133123.

103. Miao Wang, Mingxin Lei, Shaobo Tan*, Zhicheng Zhang*. Grafting modification of poly(vinylidene fluoride-trifluoroethylene) via visible-light mediated C-F bond activation. Macromol. Chem. Phys. 2022, 2200041.

102. XingFan, Mengdi Sun, Zhong Li, Zhenhua Chen, Xiaoyong Zhou, Quanxuan Lu, ZhichengZhang*. Tuning piezoelectric properties of P(VDF-TFE) films for sensor application. React. Funct. Polym. 2022, 180, 105391.

101. Yunchuan Xie, Xing Fan, Xinyi Li, Ying Zhang, Zhicheng Zhang*, Xingyi Huang*. Perspective on interface engineering forcapacitive energy storage polymer nanodielectrics. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2022, 24, 19624-19633.

100. Zhong Li, Meirong Zhang, Ying Zhang, Tao Lu, Weiwei Zhu, Zhicheng Zhang*. P(VDF-TrFE)-based self-sustained monitoring system. IEEE Trans. Dielectr. Electr. Insul. 2022, 29, 1771-1776.

99. Meirong Zhang, Xiao Zhang, Bofeng Zhu, Shaobo Tan, Honghong Gong, Xiaoyong Wei*, Zhicheng Zhang*. High energy density and low energy loss inspired by inserting charge traps in all organic dielectric materials. J. Mater. Chem. A. 2022, 10, 16258-162678.

98. Chao Chen, Yunchuan Xie, Meirong Zhang, Jing Li, Xiaoyong Wei*, Zhicheng Zhang*. Significantly enhanced energy storage properties in sandwich-structured polymer composites with self-assembled boron nitride layers, Appl. Surf. Sci. 2022, 598, 153673.

97. Zhong Li, Xing Fan, Jia Yi, Shaobo Tan, Zhicheng Zhang*, Tao Lu, Linjun Zhang, Weiwei Zhu. Outstanding piezoelectric sensitivity of Poly(vinylidene-trifluoroethylene) for acceleration sensor application. IEEE Trans. Dielectr. Electr. Insul. doi: 10.1109/TDEI.2022.3157923.

96. Zhuting Hao, Shizhen Song, Bo Li, Qin-Xiang Jia*, Tengfei Zheng, Zhicheng Zhang. A solvent driven dual responsive actuator based on MOF/polymer composite. Sensor. Actuat. B-Chem. 2022, 358, 131448-131448.

95. Qizheng Li, Yijin He, Shaobo Tan, Bofeng Zhu, Xiao Zhang, Zhicheng Zhang*. Dielectric elastomer with excellent electromechanical performance by dipole manipulation of Poly(vinyl chloride) for artificial muscles under low driving voltage application. Chem. Eng. J. 2022, 441, 136000.

♦ 2021

94. Jie Xiong, Xin Wang, Xiao Zhang, Yunchuan Xie, Junyong Lu, Zhicheng Zhang*. How the biaxially stretching mode influence dielectric and energy storage properties of polypropylene films. J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 2021, 138, e50029.

93. Xinwei Li, Shaobo Tan*, Weiwei Zhu, Zhicheng Zhang. Tailoring dielectric performance of P(VDF-CTFE) via incorporating thiophenol as a side chain. React. Funct. Polym. 2021, 170, 105122.

92. Honghong Gong, Yipin Cheng, Ying Zhang, Jie Xiong, Zhicheng Zhang*. A novel fluorous effect induced fluorescence sensor for Cu(II) detection in the organic phase with high sensitivity. Mater. Chem. Front. 2021, 5, 5361-5370.

91. Meirong Zhang, Shaobo Tan, Jie Xiong, Chao Chen, Ying Zhang, Xiaoyong Wei*, Zhicheng Zhang*. Tailoring dielectric and energy storage performance of PVDF based relaxor ferroelectric with hydrogen bond. ACS. Appl. Energy. Mater. 2021, 4, 8, 8454–8464.

90. Honghong Gong, Ying Zhang, Yipin Cheng, Mingxin Lei, Zhicheng Zhang*. The application of controlled/living radical polymerization in modified of PVDF-based fluoropolymer. Chin. J. Polym. Sci. 2021, 39, 1110-1126.

89. Biyun Peng, Jian Wang, Meng Li, Miao Wang, Shaobo Tan*, Zhicheng Zhang*. Activation of different C-F bonds in fluoropolymers for Cu(0)-mediated single electron transfer radical polymerization. Polym. Chem. 2021, 12, 3132-3141.

88. Jian Wang, Yunchuan Xie, Yifei Zhang, Biyun Peng, Qizheng Li, Denglong Ma, Zhicheng Zhang*, Xingyi Huang*. The ultrahigh discharge efficiency and energy density of P(VDF-HFP) via electrospinning-hot press with St-MMA copolymer. Mater. Chem. Front. 2021, 5, 3646-3656.

87. Miao Wang, Jiani Liao, Biyun Peng, Ying Zhang, Shaobo Tan*, Zhicheng Zhang, Facile grafting modification of Poly(vinylidene fluoride-co-trifluoroethylene) directly from inner CH(sic)CH bonds. Macromol. Chem. Phys. 2021, 222, 2100017.

86. Qizheng Li, Shaobo Tan, Honghong Gong, Junyong Lu, Wenjing Zhang, Xiao Zhang*, Zhicheng Zhang*. Influence of dipole and intermolecular interaction on the tuning dielectric and energy storage properties of Polystyrene-based polymers. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2021, 23, 3856-3865.

85.Chao Chen, Yunchuan Xie, Jian Wang, Yu Lan, Xiaoyong Wei*, Zhicheng Zhang*. Enhancing high field dielectric properties of polymer films by wrapping a thin layer of self-assembled boron nitride film. Appl. Surf. Sci. 2021, 535, 147737.

♦ 2020

84. Qin-Xiang Jia*, Dan-Hong Yang, Li Jin, Zhicheng Zhang. Enhancement of permittivity in P(VDF-CTFE)/metal-organic frameworks mixed matrix membranes. J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 2020, 137, e49539.

83. Li Ma, Qiang Zhang, Chenhui Cui, Qianun Zhong, Xingxing Chen, Zhen Li, Arumugam Mariappan, Yilong Cheng, Zhicheng Zhang*, Yanfeng Zhang*. Introduction of a stable radical in polymer capacitor enables high energy storage and pulse discharge efficiency. Chem. Mater. 2020, 32, 9355-9362.

82. Ying Zhang, Wenxiang Zhang, Qizheng Li, Chao Chen, Zhicheng Zhang*. Design and fabrication of a novel humidity sensor based on ionic covalent organic framework. Sensor. Actuat. B-Chem. 2020, 324, 128733.

81. Yunchuan Xie, Jian Wang, Shaobo Tan, Biyun Peng, Baobao Qiao, Zhicheng Zhang*, Xingyi Huang*, Heliang Sui*. Improving energy storage density and efficiency of polymer dielectrics by adding trace biomimetic lysozyme-modified boron nitride. ACS. Appl. Energy. Mater. 2020, 3, 7952-7963.

80. Chao Chen, Yunchuan Xie, Jingjing Liu, Jing Li, Xiaoyong Wei*, Zhicheng Zhang*. Enhanced energy storage capability of P(VDF-HFP) nanodielectrics by HfO2 passivation layer: preparation, performance and simulation. Compos. Sci. Technol. 2020, 188, 107968.

79. Xiao Wang, Baobao Qiao, Shaobo Tan, Weiwei Zhu*, Zhicheng Zhang*. Tuning the ferroelectric phase transition of PVDF by uniaxially stretching crosslinked PVDF films with CF=CH bonds. J. Mater. Chem. A. 2020, 8, 11426-11440.

78. Jiani Liao, Biyun Peng, Shaobo Tan*, Xin Tian*, Zhicheng Zhang. Grafting PMMA onto P(VDF-TrFE) by C-F activiation via a Cu(0) mediated controlled radical polymerization process. Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2020, 1900613.

77. Zhicheng Zhang*, Jie Xiong, Gang He, Dongfeng Dang, Yunchuan Xie, Qing Wang*. Fluorous effect-induced emission of azido substituted Poly(vinylidene fluoride) with high photostability and film formation. Polym. Chem. 2020, 11, 1307-1313.

76. Ying Zhang, Jie Xiong, Chao Chen, Qizheng Li, Jingjing Liu, Zhicheng Zhang*. Regulating the dissociation of LiCl and transportation of Li ions within UiO-66-NH2 framework for humidity sensing applications with superb comprehensive performance. J. Alloy. Compd. 2020, 818, 152854.

♦ 2019

75. Baobao Qiao, Xiao Wang, Shaobo Tan, Weiwei Zhu*, Zhicheng Zhang*. Synergistic effects of maxwell stress and electrostriction in electromechanical properties of Poly(vinylidene fluoride)-based ferroelectric polymers. Macromolecules. 2019, 52(22), 9000-9011.

74. Zhong Li, Jiani Liao, Ziting Xi, Weiwei Zhu, Zhicheng Zhang*. Influence of steric hindrance on Ferro- and Piezoelectric performance of Poly(vinylidene fluoride) based ferroelectric polymers. Macromol. Chem. & Phys. 2019, 220(21), 1900273.

73. Jingjing Liu, Meng Li, Yifei Zhao, Xiao Zhang, Junyong Lu, Zhicheng Zhang *. Manipulating H-bonds in glassy dipolar polymers as a new strategy for high energy storage capacitors with high pulse discharged efficiency. J. Mater. Chem. A. 2019, 7, 19407-19414.

72. Qizheng Li, Jingjing Liu, Xiao Zhang, Shaobo Tan, Junyong Lu, Zhicheng Zhang*. Tuning dielectric and energy storage properties of Polystyrene based polymer dielectric by manipulating dipoles and their polarizing behavior. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2019, 21, 15712-15724.

71. Jingjing Liu, Jiani Liao, Yu Liao* and Zhicheng Zhang*. High field antiferroelectric-like dielectric of poly (vinylidene fluoride-co-trifluoroethylene-cochlorotrifluoroethylene)-graft-poly(styrene-methyl methacrylate) for high pulse capacitors with high energy density and low loss. Polym. Chem. 2019, 10, 3547-3555.

70. Zhicheng Zhang*, Xiao Wang, Shaobo Tan, Qing Wang*. Superior electrostrictive strain achieved under low electric fields in relaxor ferroelectric polymers. J. Mater. Chem. A. 2019, 7, 5201-5208.

69. Jie Xiong, Tao Fu, Ling Yue, Baobao Qiao, Shengnan Wang, Zhicheng Zhang, Xin Tian. Hydrogenation of poly(vinylidene fluoride-chlorotrifluoroethylene) via a light initiated radical chain transfer reaction toward silane. React. Funct. Polym. 2019, 136, 167-172.

♦ 2018

68. Yunchuan Xie, Wanrong Jiang, Tao Fu, Jingjing Liu, Zhicheng Zhang*, Shengnan Wang*. Achieving high energy density and low loss in PVDF/BST nanodielectrics with enhanced structural homogeneity. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. 2018, 10(34), 29038-29047.

67. Wenhua Xu, Gang Yang, Lan Jin, Jie Liu, Yunhe Zhang*, Zhicheng Zhang*, Zhenhua Jiang. High-k polymer nanocomposites filled with hyperbranched phthalocyanine coated BaTiO3 for high temperature and elevated field applications. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. 2018. 10(13):11233-11241.

66. Yifei Zhao, Qian Li, Xiao Zhang, Huayi Li, Junyong Lu, Zhicheng Zhang*. High energy density and discharging efficiency achieved in chlorinated polyethylene films for high energy storage applications. Macromol. Chem. & Phys. 2018, 219(8): 1700621.

65. Yunchuan Xie, Jian Wang, Yangyang Yu, Wanrong Jiang, Zhicheng Zhang*. Enhancing breakdown strength and energy storage performance of PVDF-based nanocomposites by adding exfoliated boron nitride. Appl. Surf. Sci. 2018, 440: 1150-1158.

64. Weimin Xia, Zhicheng Zhang*. PVDF Based Dielectric Polymers and Their Applications in Electronic Materials . IET nanodielectrics. 2018, 1(1):17-31.

63. Yanan Zhang, Shaobo Tan, Jian Wang, Xiao Wang, Weiwei Zhu*, Zhicheng Zhang*. Regulating dielectric and ferroelectric properties of Poly(vinylidene fluoride-trifluoroethylene) with inner CH=CH bonds. Polymers. 2018, 10(3), 339.

62. Shaobo Tan, Dan Li, Yanan Zhang, Zhijing Niu, Zhicheng Zhang*. Base catalyzed thiol-ene click chemistry toward inner -CH=CF- bonds for controlled functionalization of Poly(vinylidene fluoride). Macromol. Chem. & Phys. 2018, 219, 1700632.

61. Shaobo Tan, Jie Xiong, Yifei Zhao, Jingjing Liu, Zhicheng Zhang*. Synthesis of Low Dielectric Loss Poly(vinylidene fluoride-co-chlorotrifluoroethylene)-g-poly(methyl methacrylate) with Photo-induced Metal-free ATRP. J. Mater. Chem. C. 2018, 6(15):4131-4139.

60. Shaobo Tan, Yifei Zhao, Wanwan Zhang, Pin Gao, Weiwei Zhu*, Zhicheng Zhang*. A light-mediated metal-free atom transfer radical chain transfer reaction for the controlled hydrogenation of Poly(vinylidene fluoride-chlorotrifluoroethylene). Polym. Chem. 2018, 9, 221-227.

59. Shaobo Tan, Yanan Zhang, Zhijing Niu, Zhicheng Zhang*. Copper(0) mediated single electron transfer controlled radical polymerization toward C-F bonds on Poly(vinylidene fluoride). Macromol. Rapid. Comm. 2018, 39(4), 1700561.

♦ 2017

58. Yingke Zhu, Pingkai Jiang, Zhicheng Zhang*, Xingyi Huang*. Dielectric phenomena and electrical energy storage of Poly(vinylidene fluoride) based high-k polymers. Chinese Chemical Letters. 2017, 28(11), 2027-2035.

57. Jingjing Liu, Yifei Zhao, Chao Chen, Xiaoyong Wei, Zhicheng Zhang*. Study on the polarization and relaxation processes of ferroelectric polymer films using sawyer-tower circuit with square voltage waveform. J. Phys. Chem. C. 2017. 23, 12531-12539.

56. Xiao Wang, Yanan Zhang, Shaobo Tan, Zhicheng Zhang*. Multiple relaxation in Uniaxially Stretched P(VDF-TrFE) Films after Crosslinking. IEEE Trans. Dielectr. Electr. Insul. 2017. 24(4), 2531-2540.

55. Wanwan Zhang, Jian Wang, Pin Gao, Shaobo Tan, Weiwei Zhu, Zhicheng Zhang*. Synthesis of Poly(vinylidene fluoride-trifluoroethylene) via a controlled silyl radical reduction of Poly(vinylidene fluoride-chlorotrifluoroethylene). J. Mater. Chem. C. 2017, 5. 6433-6441.

54. Xiaomeng Zhang, Yifei Zhao, Yuhao Wu, Zhicheng Zhang*. Poly(tetrafluoroethylene-hexafluoropropylene) films for high-temperature pulse capacitors with low energy loss. Polymer. 2017,114, 311-318.

53. Yanan Zhang, Yifei Zhao, Shaobo Tan, Zhicheng Zhang*. Inserting -CH=CH- into P(VDF-TrFE) by C-F activation mediated with Cu(0) in a controlled atom transfer radical elimination process. Polym. Chem. 2017, 8, 1840-1849.

52. Yunchuan Xie, Yangyang Yu, Yefeng Feng, Wanrong Jiang, and Zhicheng Zhang*. Fabrication of stretchable nanocomposites with high energy density and low loss from cross-linked PVDF filled with Poly(dopamine) encapsulated BaTiO3. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. 2017, 9 (3), 2995–3005.

51. Yefeng Feng, Yuhao Wu, Yunchuan Xie, Xiaoyong Wei, Zhicheng Zhang*. Tunable permittivity in polymer composites filled with Si-based semiconductors by regulating induced polarization. Materials Science in Semiconductor Processing. 2017, 61, 63-70.

♦ 2016

50. Pin Gao*, Wanwan Zhang, Zhicheng Zhang. Copper-catalyzed oxidative ipso-annulation of activated alkynes with silanes: an approach to 3-silyl azaspiro[4,5]trienones. Org. Lett. 2016,18, 5820-5823.

49. Bei Miao, Jingjing Liu, Xiao Zhang, Junyong Lu, Shaobo Tan, Zhicheng Zhang*. Ferroelectric relaxation dependence of Poly(vinylidene fluoride-co-trifluoroethylene) on frequency and temperature after grafting with poly(methyl methacrylate). RSC Adv. 2016,6, 84426-84438.

48. Honghong Gong, Xiaomeng Zhang, Yanan Zhang, Aqun Zheng, Shaobo Tan, Zhicheng Zhang*. Chemical composition characterization of Poly(vinylidene fluoride-chlorotrifluoroethylene)-based copolymers with F-H decoupled 1H NMR. RSC Adv. 2016, 6, 75880-75889.

47. Yefeng Feng, Bei Miao, Honghong Gong, Yunchuan Xie, Xiaoyong Wei, Zhicheng Zhang*. High dielectric and mechanical properties achieved in crosslinked PVDF/α-SiC nanocomposites with elevated compatibility and induced polarization at interface. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. 2016, 8(29), 19054-19065.

46. Zuochen Wang, Jingjing Liu, Honghong Gong, Xiao Zhang, Junyong Lu*, Zhicheng Zhang*. Synthesis of Poly(methyl methacrylate-methallyl alcohol) via controllable partial hydrogenation of Poly(methyl methacrylate) towards high pulse energy storage capacitors application. RSC Adv. 2016, 6, 34855-34865.

45. Jian Wang, Zhong Li, Yuan Yan, Xiao Wang, Yunchuan Xie, Zhicheng Zhang*. Improving Ferro- and Piezo- electric properties of hydrogenised Poly(vinylidene fluoride-trifluoroethylene) films by annealing at elevated temperature. Chin. J. Polym. Sci. 2016, 5(34), 649-658.

44. Yefeng Feng, Honghong Gong, Yunchuan Xie, Xiaoyong Wei*, Zhicheng Zhang*. Significantly elevated dielectric permittivity of Si-based semiconductor/polymer 2-2 composites induced by high polarity polymers. J. Phys. D Appl. Phys. 2016, 49, 075503.

43. Honghong Gong,Bei Miao,Xiao Zhang, Junyong Lu*, Zhicheng Zhang*. High-field anti-ferroelectric-like behavior in uniaxially stretched Poly(vinylidene fluoride-trifluoroethylene-chlorotrifluoroethylene)-grafted-poly(methyl methacrylate) films with high energy density. RSC Adv. 2016, 6, 1589-1599.

♦ 2015

42. Zhong Li, Jian Wang, Xiao Wang, Qinghao Yang, Zhicheng Zhang*. Ferro- and piezo-electric properties of a Poly(vinyl fluoride) film with high ferro- to para-electric phase transition temperature. RSC Adv. 2015, 5, 80950-80955.

41. Yefeng Feng, Honghong Gong, Yunchun Xie, Xiaoyong Wei, Lanjun Yang, Zhicheng Zhang*. Strong induced polarity between Poly(vinylidene fluoride-co-chlorotrifluoroethylene) and α-SiC and its influence on dielectric permittivity and loss of their composites. J. Appl. Phys. 2015, 117, 094104.

40. Honghong Gong, Junjie Li, Daming Di, Na Li, Zhicheng Zhang*. Influence of less initiator on the living performance of atom transfer radical polymerization and the structure of the synthesized grafted copolymer. RSC Adv. 2015, 5, 19117-19127.

♦ 2014

39. Xin Hu, Shaobo Tan, Guoxin Gao, Yunchuan Xie, Qinzhuo Wang, Na Li, Zhicheng Zhang*. Synthesis of unsaturation containing P(VDF-co-TrFE-co-CTFE) from (VDF-co-CTFE) in one-pot catalyzed with Cu(0)-based single electron transfer living radical polymerization system. J Polym. Sci. Pol. Chem. 2014, 2, 3429-34401.

38. Junjie Li, Honghong Gong, Qi Yang, Yunchuan Xie, Lanjun Yang, Zhicheng Zhang*. Linear-like dielectric behavior and low energy loss achieved in Poly(ethyl methacrylate) modified Poly(vinylidene-co-trifluoroethylene). Appl. Phys. Lett. 2014, 104, 263901.

37. Weimin Xia, Qingping Zhang, Xiao Wang, Zhicheng Zhang*. Electrical energy discharging performance of Poly(vinylidene fluoride-co-trifluoroethylene) by tuning its ferroelectric relaxation with Polymethyl Methacrylate. J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 2014, 131(7): 40114.

36. Jing Chen, Shaobo Tan, Guoxin Gao, Huayi Li, Zhicheng Zhang*. Synthesis and characterization of thermally self-curable fluoropolymer triggered by TEMPO in one-pot for high performance rubber application. Polym. Chem. 2014, 5, 2130-2141.

♦ 2013

35. Fei Wen, Zhuo Xu, Weimin Xia, Hongjun Ye, Xiaoyong Wei, Zhicheng Zhang*. High-energy-density Poly(styrene-co-acrylonitrile) thin films. J. Electro. Mater. 2013, 42, 3489-3493.

34. Fei Wen, Zhuo Xu, Weimin Xia, Xiaoyong Wei, Zhicheng Zhang*. High dielectric permittivity and low dielectric loss nanocomposites based on Poly(VDF-TrFE-CTFE) and graphene nanosheets. J. Adv. Dielectr. 2013, 3(2): 1350010.

33. Fei Wen, Zhuo Xu, Shaobo Tan, Weimin Xia, Xiaoyong Wei, Zhicheng Zhang*. Chemical bonding induced low dielectric loss and low conductivity in high-K Poly(vinylidene fluoride trifluorethylene)/graphene nanosheets nanocomposites. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. 2013, 5(19), 9411-9420.

32. Shaobo Tan, Xin Hu, Shujiang Ding, Zhicheng Zhang*, Huayi Li, Lanjun Yang. Significantly improving dielectric and energy storage properties via uniaxially strething crosslinked P(VDF-co-TrFE) films. J. Mater. Chem. A. 2013, 1 (35), 10353-10361.

31.Xin Hu, Junjie Li, Huayi Li, Zhicheng Zhang*. Cu(0)/2,6-bis(imino)pyridines catalyzed SET-LRP of MMA initiated with P(VDF-co-CTFE). J. Polym. Sci. Pol. Chem. 2013, 51(20), 4378-4388.

30. Weimin Xia, Zhuo Xu*, Zhicheng Zhang*, Huayi Li. Dielectric, piezoelectric and ferroelectric properties of a Poly(vinylidene fluoride-co-trifluoroethylene) synthesized via a hydrogenation process. Polymer. 2013, 54, 440-446.

29. Junjie Li, Xin Hu, Guoxin Gao, Shujiang Ding, Huayi Li, Lanjun Yang, Zhicheng Zhang*. Tuning phase transition and ferroelectric properties of Poly(vinylidene fluoride-co-trifluoroethylene) via grafting with desired Poly(methacrylic ester)s as side chains”. J. Mater. Chem. C. 2013, 1, 1111-1121.

28. Fei Wen, Zhuo Xu, Weimin Xia, Xiaoyong Wei, Zhicheng Zhang*. High energy density nanocomposites based on Poly(vinylidene fluoride-chlorotrifluoroethylene) and barium titanate. Polym. Eng. Sci. 2013, 53(4), 897-904.

27. Qiuping Zhang, Weimin Xia, Zhigang Zhu, Zhicheng Zhang*. Crystal phase of Poly(vinylidene fluoride-co-trifluoroethylene) synthesized via hydrogenation of Poly(vinylidene fluoride-co- chlorotrifluoroethylene). J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 2013, 127(4), 3002-3008.

♦ 2012

26. Shaobo Tan, Junjie Li, Guoxin Gao, Huayi Li, Zhicheng Zhang*. Synthesis of fluoropolymer containing tunable unsaturation by a controlled dehydrochlorination of P(VDF-co-CTFE) and its curing for high performance rubber applications. J. Mater. Chem. 2012, 22, 18496-18505.

25. Junjie Li, Shaobo Tan, Shujiang Ding, Huayi Li, Lanjun Yang, Zhicheng Zhang*. High-field antiferroelectric behaviour and minimized energy loss in Poly(vinylidene-co-trifluoroethylene)-graft-Poly(ethyl methacrylate) for energy storage application. J. Mater. Chem. 2012, 22(44), 23468-23476.

24. Xin Hu, Junjie Li, Huayi Li, Zhicheng Zhang*. Synthesis and characterization of Poly(vinylidene fluoride-co-chlorotrifluoroethylene)-grafted-Poly(acrylonitrile) via single electron transfer-living radical polymerization process. J. Polym. Sci. Pol. Chem. 2012, 50(15), 3126-3134.

23. Weimin Xia, Zhuo Xu, Qiuping Zhang, Zhicheng Zhang*. Yuanqing Chen. Dependence of dielectric, ferroelectric, and piezoelectric properties on crystalline properties of P(VDF-co-TrFE) copolymers. J. Polym. Sci. Pol. Phys. 2012, 50, 1271-1276.

22. Weimin Xia, Zhuo Xu, Fei Wen, Zhicheng Zhang*. Electrical energy density and dielectric properties of Poly(vinylidene fluoride-chlorotrifluoroethylene)/BaSrTiO3 nanocomposites. Ceram. Int. 2012, 38, 1071-1075.

♦ 2011

21. Shaobo Tan, Erqiang Liu, Qiuping Zhang, Zhicheng Zhang*. Controlled hydrogenation of P(VDF-co-CTFE) to prepare P(VDF-co-TrFE-co-CTFE) in the presence of CuX(X=Cl, Br) complexes. Chem. Commun. 2011, 47(15), 4544-4546.

20. Shaobo Tan, Junjie Li, Zhicheng Zhang*. Study of chain transfer reaction in the initiation stage of atom transfer radical polymerization. Macromolecules. 2011, 44, 7911-7916.

19. Junjie Li, Qingjie Meng, Wenjing Li, Zhicheng Zhang*. Influence of crystalline properties on the dielectric and energy storage properties of Poly(vinylidene fluoride). J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 2011, 122(3), 1659-1668.

♦ 2010

18. Weimin Xia, Fei Wen, Zhuo Xu, Wenjing Li, Zhicheng Zhang*. Crystalline properties dependence of dielectric and energy storage properties of Poly(vinylidene fluoride-chlorotrifluoroethylene). Appl. Phys. Lett. 2010, 97, 222905.

17. Wenjing Li, Qingjie Meng, Yuansuo Zheng, Zhicheng Zhang*. Weimin Xia, Zhuo Xu. Energy storage properties of Poly(vinylidene fluoride). Appl. Phys. Lett. 2010, 96, 192905.

16. Qingjie Meng, Zhicheng Zhang*, T. C. Mike Chung. Energy storage study of ferroelectric Poly(vinylidene fluoride-trifluoroethylene-chlorotrifluoro ethylene) terpolymers. Polymer. 2009, 50, 707-715.

15. Qingjie Meng, Wenjing Li, Zhicheng Zhang*. Effect of Poly(methylmethacrylate) (PMMA) addition on dielectric and energy storage properties of Poly(vinylidene fluoride)(PVDF). J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 2010, 116(5), 2674.

14. Shaobo Tan, Qinghao Yang, Zhicheng Zhang*. Synthesis and characterization of P(VDF-TrFE-CTFE)-g-SPS. Acta. Polym. Sin. 2010, 11, 1269-1275.

13. Erqiang Liu, Zhicheng Zhang*. A new method preparing VDF/CTFE/TrFE terpolymer by reductive dechlorination of VDF/CTFE copolymer”. Acta. Polym. Sin. 2010, 8, 1087-1093.

♦ 2009

12. Zhicheng Zhang, T. C. Mike Chung*. The structure-property relationship of PVDF-based polymers with energy storage and loss under applied electric fields. Macromolecules. 2007, 40, 9391-9397.

11. Zhicheng Zhang, E. Chalkova, M. Fedkin, C. M. Wang, S. N. Lvov, S. Komaneni, T. C. Mike Chung*. Synthesis and characterization of Poly(vinylidene fluoride)-g-sulfonated Polystyrene graft copolymers for proton exchange membrane. Macromolecules. 2008, 41, 9130-9139.

10. Zhicheng Zhang, Zhiming Wang, T. C. Mike Chung*. Synthesis of chain end functionalized fluoropolymers by functional borane initiators and application in the exfoliated fluoropolymer/clay nanocomposites. Macromolecules. 2007, 40, 5235-5240.

09. Zhicheng Zhang, T.C. Mike Chung*. Study of fluoropolymers for high pulsed capacitor with high energy density and low energy loss. Macromolecules. 2007, 40, 783-785.

08. Zhicheng Zhang, T.C. Mike Chung*. Reaction mechanism of borane/oxygen radical initiators during the polymerization of fluoromonomers. Macromolecules. 2006, 39(16), 5187-5189.

07. Zhicheng Zhang, Zhanxia Lu, Shangtao Chen, Huayi Li, Xiaofan Zhang, Yingying Lu, Youliang Hu*. Synthesis of branched polyethylene from ethylene stock by an interference-free tandem catalysis of TiCl4/MgCl2 and iron catalyst. J. Mol. Catal. A-Chem. 2005, 236(1-2), 87-93.

06. Zhicheng Zhang, Junfeng Zou, Nannan Cui, Yucai Ke,, Youliang Hu*. Ethylene oligomerization catalyzed by a novel iron complex containing fluoro and methyl substituents. J. Mol. Catal. A-Chem. 2004, 219(2), 249-254.

05. Zhicheng Zhang, Shangtao Chen, Xiaofan Zhang, Huayi Li, Yucai Ke, Yingying Lu, Youliang Hu*. A series of novel 2,6-bis(imino)pyridyl iron catalysts: synthesis, characterization and ethylene oligomerization”. J. Mol. Catal. A-Chem. 2005, 230(1), 1-8.

04. Zhicheng Zhang, Nannan Cui, Yingying Lu, Yucai Ke, Youliang Hu*. Preparation of LLDPE by in situ copolymerization of ethylene with a new iron oligomerization catalyst and rac-Et(Ind)2ZrCl2. J. Polym. Sci. Pol. Chem. 2005,43, 984-993.

03. Zhicheng Zhang, Ruyi Wang, Yucai Ke, Yuansuo Zheng, Cunyue Guo, Nannan Cui, Youliang Hu*. A metalloncene catalyst supported on MMT used in in situ polymerization to prepare LLDPE. Acta. Polym. Sin. 2004, (5), 713-718.

02. Zhicheng Zhang, Yucai Ke, Yingying Lu, Nannan Cui, Youliang Hu*. Synthesis of a novel bis(imino)pyridyl iron complexes and study on oligomerization of ethylene. Acta. Polym. Sin. 2005, (2),191-196.

01. Zhicheng Zhang, Cunyue Guo, Nannan Cui, Yucai Ke, Youliang Hu*. Preparation of LLDPE by in situ copolymerization of ethylene with Zr supported on MMT/Fe/MAO catalyst system. J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 2004, 94(4), 1690-1696.