Dr Xiaodong Zhang

Laboratory Manager
Noble Gas Geochemistry
J4, L21
 +61 2 61254641

Profile

Biography

Professional interests

  • Noble gas geochemistry
  • Automation of noble gas extraction lines and Helix MC mass spectrometer using the Qtegra platform
  • Development of ultrahigh vacuum systems for noble gas analyses and geochronology
  • Application of synchrotron radiation in physical sciences
  • Implementation of policies and procedures in radiation safety

Publications

Selected publications:

  1. Performance of the high resolution, multi-collector Helix MC Plus noble gas mass spectrometer at the Australian National University, Xiaodong Zhang, Masahiko Honda, Doug Hamilton, Journal of The American Society for Mass Spectrometry, 27(12), 1937-1943, 2016.
  2. Redetermination of the 21Ne relative abundance of the atmosphere, using a high resolution, multi-collector noble gas mass spectrometer (HELIX-MC Plus), Masahiko Honda, Xiaodong Zhang, David Phillips, Doug Hamilton, Michael Deerberg, Johannes B. Schwieters, International Journal of Mass Spectrometry, 387 (2015) 1-7.
  3. Performance of the Helix-MC multi-collector mass spectrometer - resolution of argon isobaric interferences, M. Honda, X. Zhang, D. Phillips, E. Matchan, S. Szczepanski, M. Deerberg, D. Hamilton, M. Krummen and J.B. Schwieters, 1027, GoldSchmidt Conference, Sacramento, California, 8-13 June 2014.
  4. A preliminary report on noble gas isotope analyses using the Helix-MC multi-collector mass spectrometer, Honda M, Zhang X, Phillips D, Szczepanski S, Deerberg, M, Hamilton D, Schwieters J. B, V53B-2777, Fall Meeting, American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, California, 9-13 December 2013.
  5. Scripting in Qtegra for automation with the new generation noble gas mass spectrometers, Xiaodong Zhang and Masahiko Honda, The Andy Gleadow Retirement Symposium, Melbourne, 25-26 October 2013.
  6. Software development using the Qtegra platform, Xiaodong Zhang and Masahiko Honda, The Workshop of Thermochronology and Noble Gas Geochemistry and Geochronology Organisation, Canberra, 20-21 November 2012.
  7. Technical development in noble gas analysis at Australian National University, Xiaodong Zhang and Masahiko Honda, The Workshop of Thermochronology and Noble Gas Geochemistry and Geochronology Organisation, Perth, 11 November 2009.
  8. Automation of noble gas extraction lines with remote access, X D Zhang, I Yatsevitch and M Honda, The Workshop of Thermochronology and Noble Gas Geochemistry Organisation, Canberra, Australia, 2007.   
  9. Propagation of light signal in the Boson-matter medium, F Ou, X. D. Zhang, The Workshop on Quantum Coherence and Information Processing, University of Adelaide, Waite Camps, Australia, 8 - 9 December, 1997.
  10. Unoccupied bulk and surface bands in the ΓKXKX plane of GaAs as observed by inverse photoemission spectroscopy, W. Sheils, X. D. Zhang, R. C. G. Leckey, and J. D. Riley, Physical  Review B 54, 13705, 1996.
  11. Electronic Properties of Semiconductor Surfaces and Fermi Surface Studies Using Photoelectron Spectroscopy, J. D. Riley, R. Leckey, Y. Cai, X. Zhang,  J. Con Foo, Surface Science,  Springer, 76-88, 1996.
  12. X-ray photoelectron diffraction of CH3O adsorption on Cu(100), X D Zhang, R. A. Brown, G. L. Nyberg and J. Liesegang, The 19th Annual Condensed Matter Physics Conference of Australian and New Zealand Institutes of Physics,  Wagga Wagga, NSW, Australia, February 1995.
  13. Mapping the conduction-band structure of GaAs along the G-D-X direction, Zhang X DRiley J DLeckey R C G, Ley L, Solid State Communications, 2, 89, 109-112, 1994.
  14. Conduction-band structure of GaAs as determined by angle-resolved photoemission, X. D. Zhang, J. D. Riley, R. C. G. Leckey, and L. Ley, Physical Review B 48, 17077, 1993.
  15. Polarization-dependent angle-resolved photoemission study of a surface state on GaSb(110), X. D. Zhang, R. C. G. Leckey, J. D. Riley, J. Faul, and L. Ley, Physical Review B 48, 5300, 1993.
  16. Angle‐resolved photoemission and band structure of the alloy Al0.5Ga0.5As compared to that of the superlattice [(AlAs)2/(GaAs)2]10, X. D. ZhangJ. D. RileyR. C. G. LeckeyG. KemisterR. Denecke, J. Faul and L. Ley, Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A 11, 341 (1993)
  17. Effect of strain on the band structure of InxGa1-xAs, A. Stampfl, X. D. Zhang, G. Kemister, R. C. G. Leckey, J. D. Riley, B. Usher, P. Orders, R. Denecke, J. Faul, L. Ley, Physical  Review B 45, 4181 (1992)
  18. Similarity of nonlinear RLC circuit to the intrinsic optical bistable system, Cuihong Liu, Tingwan Wu, Xiaodong Zhang, Fa Ou, Journal of Applied Sciences, 9(2), 95, (1991)
  19. Nonlinear susceptibility and optical bistability of narrow gap semiconductors, Fa Ou, Xiaodong Zhang, Tingwan Wu, Acta Optica Sinica, 9 (6), 507 (1989)
  20. Forced oscillation model of optical bistability, Ou Fa, Wu Tingwan, Zhang Xiaodong, Acta Optica Sinica, 8 (5), 205 (1988)
  21. Nonlinear susceptibility and optical bistability of narrow gap semiconductors, Proceedings of the 1987 International Topic Meeting on ‘Optical Bistability, Instability and Optical Computing’, ed. By H Y Zhang, K K Lee, World Scientific Publishing, 163 (1988)
  22. The dissipation in mixed optical bistable systems, F. OuY. Q. CaiT. W. Wu, X. D. Zhang, Optics Communications,  65(3), 221 (1988)

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