Journal Publications 2015 – Present

2021

212. Feng, D., Tervo, E. J., Vasileska, D., Yee, S. K., Rohatgi, A., & Zhang, Z. M. (2021). Spatial Profiles of Photon Chemical Potential in Near-field Thermophotovoltaic Cells. Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 129, pp. 213101.

211. Callahan, W. A., Feng, D., Zhang, Z. M., Toberer, E. S., Ferguson, A. J., & Tervo, E. J. (2021). Coupled Charge and Radiation Transport Processes in Thermophotovoltaic and Thermoradiative Cells. Physical Review Applied, Vol. 15, pp. 054035.

210. Yarrington, J.D., Bagepalli, M.V., Pathikonda, G., Schrader, A. J., Zhang, Z.M., Ranjan, D., and Loutzenhiser, P.G., 2021, “Numerical Analyses of High Temperature Dense, Granular Flows Coupled to High Temperature Flow Property Measurements for Solar Thermal Energy Storage,” Solar Energy, Vol. 213, pp. 350-360.

2020

209. Chen, C.Y., Yang, C.Y., Ranjan, R., Loutznhiser, P.G., and Zhang, Z.M., 2020, “Spectral Radiative Properties of Ceramic Particles for Concentrated Solar Thermal Energy Storage Applications,” International Journal of Thermophysics, Vol. 41, p. 000152.

208. Shan, S.Q., Chen, C.Y., Loutznhiser, P.G., Ranjan, R., Zhou, Z.J., and Zhang, Z.M., 2020, “Spectral Emittance Measurements of Micro/Nanostructures in Energy Conversion: A Review,” Frontiers in Energy, Vol. 14, pp. 482-509.

207. Kim, J., Brown, J.M., Joshi, Y., O’Connor, K, Diaz, M, Zhang, Z.M., and Yang, P., 2020, “Vandal Glass Heat Distribution and the Effect of Glass Gap Adjustments in Outdoor Digital Display Components,” Journal of Electronic Packaging, Vol. 142, p. 031001.

206. Bagepalli, M.V., Yarrington, J.D., Schrader, A. J., Zhang, Z.M., Ranjan, D., and Loutzenhiser, P.G., 2020, “Measurement of Flow Properties Coupled to Experimental and Numerical Analyses of Dense, Granular Flows for Solar Thermal Energy Storage,” Solar Energy, Vol. 207, pp. 77-90.

205. Wang, Z.L., Yang, P., Qi., G.G., Zhang, Z.M., and Cheng, P., 2020, “An Experimental Study of a Nearly Perfect Absorber Made from a Natural Hyperbolic Material for Harvesting Solar Energy,” Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 127, p. 233102.

204. Wu, X.H., Su, C.S., Fu, C.J., and Zhang, Z.M., 2020, “Chiral response triggered by anisotropy under conical incidence,” ES Energy & Environment, Vol. 8, pp. 5-14. [Cover image]

203. Wu, X.H., Fu, C.J., and Zhang, Z.M., 2020, “Near-field Radiative Heat Transfer between Two α-MoO3 Biaxial Crystals,” Journal of Heat Transfer, Vol. 142, p. 072802.

202. Tervo, E.J., Cola, B.A., and Zhang, Z.M., 2020, “Comparison of Kinetic Theory and Fluctuational Electrodynamics for Radiative Heat Transfer in Nanoparticle Chains,” Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, Vol. 246, p. 106947.

201. Zhang, Z.M., Wu, X.H., and Fu, C.J., 2020, “Validity of Kirchhoff’s Law for Semitransparent Films Made of Anisotropic Materials,” submitted to Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, Vol. 245, p. 106904.

200. Kan, Y.H., Zhao, C.Y., and Zhang, Z.M., 2020, “Enhancement and Manipulation of Near-Field Radiative Heat Transfer Using an Intermediate Modulator,” Physical Review Applied, Vol. 13, p. 014069.

199. Feng, D., Tervo, E.J., Yee, S.K., and Zhang, Z.M., 2020, “Effect of Evanescent Waves on the Dark Current of Thermophotovoltaic Cells,” Nanoscale and Microscale Thermophysical Engineering, Vol. 24, pp. 1-19.

198. Yang, P.Y. and Zhang, Z.M., 2020, “Bidirectional Reflection of Semitransparent Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) Sheets on a Silver Film,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 148, p. 118992.

2019

197. Tervo,* E.J., Francoeur, M., Cola, B.A., and Zhang,* Z.M., 2019, “Thermal Radiation in Systems of Many Dipoles,” Physical Review B, Vol. 100, p. 205422. (* corresponding authors)

196. Xu, D.Y., Bilal, A., Zhao,* J.M., Liu, L.H., and Zhang, Z.M., 2019, “Near-Field Radiative Heat Transfer between Rough Surfaces Modeled Using Effective Media with Gradient Distribution of Dielectric Function,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 142, p. 118432. (* corresponding author)

195. Wu, X.H., Fu,* C.J., and Zhang,* Z.M., 2019, “Chiral Response of a Twisted Bilayer of Hexagonal Boron Nitride,” Optics Communications, Vol. 452, pp. 124-129. (* corresponding authors)

194. Song, J.L., Cheng,* Q., Luo Z.X., Zhou X.P., and Zhang, Z.M., 2019, “Modulation and Splitting of Three-Body Radiative Heat Flux via Graphene/SiC Core-Shell Nanoparticles,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 140, pp. 80-87. (* corresponding author)

193. Tervo,* E.J., Gustafson, M.E., Zhang, Z.M., Cola, B.A., Filler,* M.A., 2019, “Photonic Thermal Conduction by Infrared Plasmonic Resonators in Semiconductor Nanowires,” Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 114, p. 163104. (* corresponding authors)

192. Kan, Y.H., Zhao,* C.Y., and Zhang, Z.M., 2019, “Near-field Radiative Heat Transfer in Three-body Systems with Periodic Structures,” Physical Review B, Vol. 99, p. 035433. (* corresponding author)

191. Yang, P., Ye, H., and Zhang, Z.M., 2019, “Experimental Demonstration of the Effect of Magnetic Polaritons on the Radiative Properties of Deep Aluminum Gratings,” Journal of Heat Transfer, Vol. 141, p. 052702.

190. Wu, X.H., Fu,* C.J., and Zhang,* Z.M., 2019, “Effect of Orientation on the Directional and Hemispherical Emissivity of Hyperbolic Metamaterials,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 135, pp. 1207-1217. (* corresponding authors)

2018

189. Wu, X.H., Fu,* C.J., and Zhang,* Z.M., 2018, “Influence of hBN Orientation on the Near-Field Radiative Heat Transfer between Graphene/hBN Heterostructures,” Journal of Photonics for Energy, Vol. 9, 032702. (* corresponding authors)

188. Wang, Z.L., Zhang,* Z.M., and Cheng,* P., 2018, “Natural Anisotropic Nanoparticles with a Broad Absorption Spectrum for Solar Energy Harvesting,” International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 96, pp. 109-113. (* corresponding authors)

187. Kan, Y.H., Zhao,* C.Y., and Zhang,* Z.M., 2018, “Compact Mid-infrared Broadband Absorber Based on hBN/metal Metasurface,” International Journal of Thermal Sciences, Vol. 130, pp. 192-199. (* corresponding authors)

186. Yang, P., Chen, C.Y., and Zhang, Z.M., 2018, “A Dual-layer Structure with Record-high Solar Reflectance for Daytime Radiative Cooling,” Solar Energy, Vol. 169, pp. 316-324.

185. Tervo, E.J. , Boyuk, D.S., Cola, B.A., Zhang,* Z.M., and Filler,* M.A., 2018, “Sub-diffractional Waveguiding by Mid-infrared Plasmonic Resonators in Semiconductor Nanowires,” Nanoscale, Vol. 10, paper # 5708. (* corresponding authors)

184. Tervo, E.J., Bagherisereshki, E., and Zhang, Z.M., 2018, “Near-Field Radiative Thermoelectric Energy Converters: A Review,” Frontiers in Energy, Vol. 12, pp. 5-21.

183. Wang, Z.L., Zhang,* Z.M., Quan, X.J., and Cheng,* P., 2018, “A Perfect Absorber Design Using a Natural Hyperbolic Material for Harvesting Solar Energy,” Solar Energy, Vol. 159, pp. 329-336. (* corresponding authors)

182. Wang, Z.L., Quan, X.J., Zhang,* Z.M., and Cheng,* P., 2018, “Optical Absorption of Carbon-Gold Core-Shell Nanoparticles,” Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, Vol. 205, pp. 291-298. (* corresponding authors)

181. Wang, Z.L., Zhang, Z.M., Quan, X.J., and Cheng,* P., 2018, “A Numerical Study on Effects of Surrounding Medium, Materials, and Geometry of Nanoparticles on Solar Absorption Efficiencies,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 116, pp. 825-832. (* corresponding author)

180. Lin,* C., Wang, B., Teo, K.H., and Zhang, Z.M., 2018, “A Coherent Description of Thermal Radiative Devices and Its Application on the Near-Field Negative Electroluminescent Cooling,” Energy, Vol. 147, pp. 177-186. (* corresponding author)

2017

179. Lin,* C., Wang, B., Teo, K.H., and Zhang, Z.M., 2017, “Performance Comparison between Photovoltaic and Thermoradiative Devices,” Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 122, p. 243103. (* corresponding author)

178. Lin,* C., Wang, B., Teo, K.H., and Zhang, Z.M., 2017, “Near-Field Enhancement of Thermoradiative Devices,” Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 122, p. 143102. (* corresponding author)

177. Tervo, E., Zhang, Z.M., and Cola,* B, 2017, “Collective Near-Field Thermal Emission from Polaritonic Nanoparticle Arrays,” Physical Review Materials, Vol. 1(1), p. 015201. (Available online: https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.1.015201)

176. Zhao,* B., Guizal, B., Zhang, Z.M., Fan, S., and Antezza,* M., 2017, “Near-Field Heat Transfer Between Graphene/hBN Multilayers,” Physical Review B, Vol. 95, p. 245437. (* corresponding authors)

175. Yang, P.Y., Cheng, Q., and Zhang, Z.M., 2017, “Radiative Properties of Ceramic Al2O3, AlN, and Si3N4 – II: Modeling,” International Journal of Thermophysics, Vol. 38, paper #124 (18 pages). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10765-017-2259-x

174. Zhang, R.Z., and Zhang, Z.M., 2017, “Validity of Effective Medium Theory in Multilayered Hyperbolic Materials,” Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, Vol. 197, pp. 132-140.

173. Wang,* B., Lin, C., Teo, K.H., and Zhang, Z.M., 2017, “Thermoradiative Device Enhanced by Near-Field Coupled Structures,” Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, Vol. 196, pp. 10-16. (* corresponding author)

172. Zhao, B., and Zhang, Z.M., 2017, “Resonance Perfect Absorption by Exciting Hyperbolic Phonon Polaritons in 1D hBN Gratings,” Optics Express, Vol. 25(7), pp. 7791-7796.

171. Zhao, B., and Zhang, Z.M., 2017, “Perfect Absorption with Trapezoidal Gratings Made of Natural Hyperbolic Materials,” Nanoscale and Microscale Thermophysical Engineering, Vol. 21(3), pp. 123-133. (Issue cover image).

170. Watjen, J.I., Liu, X.L., Zhao, B., and Zhang, Z.M., 2017, “A Computational Simulation of Using Tungsten Gratings in Near-Field Thermophotovoltaic Devices,” Journal of Heat Transfer, Vol. 139(5), p. 052704 (8 pages).

169. Zhao, B., and Zhang, Z.M., 2017, “Perfect Mid-Infrared Absorption by Hybrid Phonon-Plasmon Polaritons in hBN/Metal-Grating Anisotropic Structures,” International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 106, pp. 1025-1034.

168. Zhao, B., and Zhang, Z.M., 2017, “Enhanced Photon Tunneling by Surface Plasmon-Phonon Polaritons in Graphene/hBN Heterostructures,” Journal of Heat Transfer, Vol. 139(2), p. 022701 (8 pages).

167. Torabi,* M., Zhang, Z.M., and Peterson, G.P., 2017, “Interface Entropy Generation in Micro Porous Channels with Velocity Slip and Temperature Jump,” Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 111, pp. 684-693. (* corresponding author)

2016

166. Watjen,# J.I., Zhao,# B., and Zhang, Z.M., 2016, “Near-Field Radiative Heat Transfer Between Doped-Si Parallel Plates Separated by a Spacing down to 200 nm,” Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 109, p. 203112 (# authors who contributed equally). http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4967384

165. Liu, X.L., and Zhang, Z.M., 2016, “High-Performance Electroluminescent Refrigeration Enabled by Photon Tunneling,” Nano Energy, Vol. 26, pp. 353-359.

164. Cheng, Q., Yang, P.Y., and Zhang, Z.M., 2016, “Radiative Properties of Ceramic Al2O3, AlN, and Si3N4: I. Experiments,” International Journal of Thermophysics, Vol. 37, paper #62 (16 pages). doi:10.1007/s10765-016-2067-8.

163. Cheng,* Q., Chai, J.L., Zhang, Z.M., 2016, “Investigation of Double-Layer Coating Pigmented with CuO Particles of Different Concentrations on the Aesthetic and Thermal Aspects,” International Journal of Thermal Sciences, Vol. 105, pp. 36-44. (* corresponding author)

162. Liu, X.L., and Zhang, Z.M., 2016, “Tunable Stable Levitation Based on Casimir Interaction between Nanostructures,” Physical Review Applied, Vol. 5, p. 034004.

161. Zhao, B., Sakurai, A., and Zhang, Z.M., 2016, “Polarization Dependence of the Reflectance and Transmittance of Anisotropic Metamaterials,” Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, Vol. 30, pp. 240-246.

2015

160. Wang, Z.L., Quan, X.J., Zhang, Z.M., and Cheng,* P., 2015, “Numerical Studies on Absorption Characteristics of Plasmonic Metamaterials with an Array of Nanoshells,” International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 68, pp. 172-177 (* corresponding author).

159. Liu, X.L., and Zhang, Z.M., 2015, “Giant Enhancement of Nanoscale Thermal Radiation Based on Hyperbolic Graphene Plasmons,” Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 107, p. 143114.

158. Zhang, R.Z., and Zhang, Z.M., 2015, “Tunable Positive and Negative Refraction of Infrared Radiation in Graphene-Dielectric Multilayers,” Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 107, p. 191112.

157. Zhao, B., and Zhang, Z.M., 2015, “Strong Plasmonic Coupling Between Graphene Ribbon Array and Metal Gratings,” ACS Photonics, Vol. 2, pp 1611-1618.

156. Liu, X.L., and Zhang. Z.M., 2015, “Near-Field Thermal Radiation Between Metasurfaces,” ACS Photonics, Vol. 2, pp. 1320-1326.

155. Liu, X.L., Zhao, B., and Zhang, Z.M., 2015, “Enhanced Near-Field Thermal Radiation and Reduced Casimir Stiction Between Doped-Si Gratings,” Physical Review A, Vol. 91, p. 062510.

154. Zhao, B., Zhao, J.M., and Zhang, Z.M., 2015, “Resonance Enhanced Absorption in a Graphene Monolayer by Using Deep Metal Gratings,” Journal of the Optical Society of America B, Vol. 32, pp. 1176-1185.

153. McNamara, A.J., Joshi,* Y., Zhang, Z.M., Moon, K.-S., Lin, Z.Y., Yao, Y.G., Wong, C.-P., and Lin, W., 2015, “Double-Sided Transferred Carbon Nanotube Arrays for Improved Thermal Interface Materials,” Journal of Electronic Packaging, Vol. 137, p. 031014 (* corresponding author).

152. McNamara, A.J., Joshi,* Y., and Zhang,* Z.M., 2015, “Thermal Resistance of Thermal Conductive Adhesive Anchored Carbon Nanotubes Interface Material,” International Journal of Thermal Sciences, Vol. 96, pp. 221-226 (* corresponding author).

151. Liu, X.L., Wang, L.P., and Zhang, Z.M., 2015, “Near-Field Thermal Radiation: Recent Progress and Outlook,” Nanoscale and Microscale Thermophysical Engineering, Vol. 19, pp. 98-126.

150. Zhang, R.Z., Liu, X.L., and Zhang, Z.M., 2015, “Modeling the Optical and Radiative Properties of Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotubes in the Infrared Region,” Journal of Heat Transfer, Vol. 137, p. 091009.

149. Zhang, R.Z., Liu, X.L., and Zhang, Z.M., 2015, “Near-Field Radiation Between Graphene-Covered Carbon Nanotube Arrays,” AIP Advances, Vol. 5, p. 053501.

148. Zhang, R.Z., and Zhang, Z.M., 2015, “Negative Refraction and Self-Collimation in the Far Infrared with Aligned Carbon Nanotube Films,” Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, Vol. 158, pp. 91-100.

147. Sakurai, A., Zhao, B., and Zhang, Z.M., 2015, “Effect of Polarization on Dual-Band Infrared Metamaterial Emitters or Absorbers,” Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, Vol.158, pp. 111-118.

146. Liu, X.L., Zhao, B., and Zhang, Z.M., 2015, “Blocking-Assisted Infrared Transmission of Subwavelength Metallic Gratings by Graphene,” Journal of Optics, Vol. 17, p. 035004.

145. Zhao, J.M., and Zhang, Z.M., 2015, “Electromagnetic Energy Storage and Power Dissipation in Nanostructures,” Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, Vol. 151, pp. 49-57.