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Dr Frank Chen

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Associate Research Fellow

Faculty

Instit for Frontier Materials

Department

Instit for Frontier Materials

Campus

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy, Deakin University, 2013
Master of Engineering, , 2007
Bachelor of Engineering, , 2005

Contact

zhiqiang.chen@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 522 73288

Publications

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2017

Plasma treated water - a promising electrolyte to produce nanoporous titanium dioxide nanotubes

A Ambujakshan, A Sadek, K Magniez, S Mateti, E Mayes, G Devi, J Pringle, J Plessis, Z Chen, C Corr, P Hodgson, X Dai

(2017), Vol. 14, pp. 1-7, Plasma processes and polymers, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal

Grafting of N-moieties onto octa-methyl polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane microstructures by sequential continuous wave and pulsed plasma

X Chen, Z Chen, L Dumee, L O'Dell, J du Plessis, R d'Agostino, X Dai, K Magniez

(2017), pp. 1-10, Plasma processes and polymers, Weinheim, Germany, C1

journal

Directional trans-planar and different in-plane water transfer properties of composite structured bifacial fabrics modified by a facile three-step plasma treatment

F Sun, Z Chen, L Zhu, Z Du, X Wang, M Naebe

(2017), Vol. 7, pp. 1-16, Coatings, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal
2016

Efficient and selectable production of reactive species using a nanosecond pulsed discharge in gas bubbles in liquid

X Dai, C Corr, S Ponraj, M Maniruzzaman, A Ambujakshan, Z Chen, L Kviz, R Lovett, G Rajmohan, D de Celis, M Wright, P Lamb, Y Krasik, D Graves, W Graham, R D'Agostino, X Wang

(2016), Vol. 13, pp. 306-310, Plasma processes and polymers, London, Eng., C1

journal

Lithium germanate (Li2GeO3): a high-performance anode material for lithium-ion batteries

M Rahman, I Sultana, T Yang, Z Chen, N Sharma, A Glushenkov, Y Chen

(2016), Vol. 55, pp. 16059-16063, Angewandte chemie - international edition, Weinheim, Germany, C1

journal
2015

Ex situ electrochemical sodiation/desodiation observation of Co?O? anchored carbon nanotubes: a high performance sodium-ion battery anode produced by pulsed plasma in a liquid

M Rahman, I Sultana, Z Chen, M Srikanth, L Li, X Dai, Y Chen

(2015), Vol. 7, pp. 13088-13095, Nanoscale, Cambridge, Eng., C1

journal

Plasma functionalization of nanotubes

Z Chen, L Li, X Dai, Y Chen, X Wang

(2015), pp. 465-492, Nanotubes and Nanosheets: functionalization and applications of boron nitride and other nanomaterials, Boca Raton, Fla., B1

chapter
2014

Improving the mechanical properties of multiwalled carbon nanotube/epoxy nanocomposites using polymerization in a stirring plasma system

Z Chen, X Dai, K Magniez, P Lamb, B Fox, X Wang

(2014), Vol. 56, pp. 172-180, Composites part A : applied science and manufacturing, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Fabrication of boron nitride nanotube-gold nanoparticle hybrids using pulsed plasma in liquid

S Ponraj, Z Chen, L Li, J Shankaranarayanan, G Rajmohan, J du Plessis, A Sinclair, Y Chen, X Wang, J Kanwar, X Dai

(2014), Vol. 30, pp. 10712-10720, Langmuir, Washington, DC, C1

journal

Supplementing cold plasma with heat enables doping and nano-structuring of metal oxides

D De Celis, Z Chen, M Rahman, T Tao, D McCulloch, M Field, P Lamb, Y Chen, X Dai

(2014), Vol. 11, pp. 897-902, Plasma processes and polymers, London, Eng., C1

journal

Interfacial adhesion in natural fiber-reinforced polymer composites

S Petinakis, L Yu, G Simon, X Dai, Z Chen, K Dean

(2014), pp. 17-39, Lignocellulosic polymer composites : processing, characterization, and properties, London, Eng., B1-1

chapter
2013

Improving the mechanical properties of epoxy using multiwalled carbon nanotubes functionalized by a novel plasma treatment

Z Chen, X Dai, K Magniez, P Lamb, D Rubin de Celis Leal, B Fox, X Wang

(2013), Vol. 45, pp. 145-152, Composites part A : applied science and manufacturing, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal

Clusters of ?-LiFeO2 nanoparticles incorporated into multi-walled carbon nanotubes: a lithium-ion battery cathode with enhanced lithium storage properties

M Rahman, A Glushenkov, Z Chen, X Dai, T Ramireddy, Y Chen

(2013), Vol. 15, pp. 20371-20378, Physical chemistry chemical physics, United Kingdom, C1

journal

Coating and functionalization of carbon fibres using a three-step plasma treatment

Z Chen, X Dai, P Lamb, J du Plessis, D Rubin de Celis Leal, K Magniez, B Fox, X Wang

(2013), Vol. 10, pp. 1100-1109, Plasma processes and polymers, Weinheim, Germany, C1

journal
2012

Practical amine functionalization of multi-walled carbon nanotubes for effective interfacial bonding

Z Chen, X Dai, P Lamb, D de Celis Leal, B Fox, Y Chen, J du Plessis, M Field, X Wang

(2012), Vol. 9, pp. 733-741, Plasma processes and polymers, Weinheim, Germany, C1

journal

Understanding wettability changes from practical plasma functionalization of carbon nanotubes

A Kafi, Z Chen, X Dai, B Fox, P Lamb, X Wang

(2012), Vol. 4, pp. 344-347, Nanoscience and nanotechnology letters, Stevenson Ranch, Calif., C1

journal

Controlling wettability of boron nitride nanotube films and improved cell proliferation

L Li, L Li, S Ramakrishnan, X Dai, K Nicholas, Y Chen, Z Chen, X Liu

(2012), Vol. 116, pp. 18334-18339, Journal of physical chemistry C, Washington, D. C., C1

journal
2011

Controlled surface modification of boron nitride nanotubes

X Dai, Y Chen, Z Chen, P Lamb, L Li, J du Plessis, D McCulloch, X Wang

(2011), Vol. 22, pp. 1-7, Nanotechnology, Bristol, U. K., C1

journal

Funded Projects at Deakin

Other Public Sector Funding

Delamination of laminated glass

Dr Jane Dai, Dr Frank Chen

  • 2015: $50,000

Industry and Other Funding

Delamination of laminated glass

Dr Jane Dai, Dr Frank Chen

  • 2015: $12,500

Development of Plasma Treatment Process for Zhik High Performance Garments

Dr Jane Dai, Dr Frank Chen, Dr Kevin Magniez

  • 2016: $19,000

Development of Plasma Treatment Process for Zhik High Performance Garments - Phase II

Dr Frank Chen, Dr Christopher Hurren, Dr Jane Dai

  • 2018: $378
  • 2017: $99,580

Supervisions

Associate Supervisor
2018

Arun T.A.

Thesis entitled: Plasma-Treated water as an Anodizing Electrolyte for Fabrication of Titanium Dioxide Nanotubes

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), Institute for Frontier Materials