Xin Zhu

Postdoctoral Fellows

Postdoctoral Fellow



Building 5, Level 3, 3203-WS16

Research Interests

Design and explore new materials for X-ray imaging scintillators and X-ray detectors. Photophysical properties of charge-transfer systems.

Selected Publications

  • H. Chen, C. Jia, X. Zhu, C. Yang, X. Guo, and J. Fraser Stoddart,

Reactions in single-molecule junctions

Nat. Rev. Mater. 2023, 8,165

  • X. Zhu, Y. Xu, C. Zhao, C. Jia, X. Guo

Recent Advances in Photochemical Reactions on Single‐Molecule Electrical Platforms

Macromol. Rapid Commun.2022,43, 2200017

  • X. Zhu, B. Wang, W. Xiong, S. Zhou, K. Qu, J-T Lü, H. Chen, C. Jia, and X. Guo

Vibration‐Assisted Charge Transport through Positively Charged Dimer Junctions

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2022, 61, e202210939

  • X. Zhu, J.-X. Wang, L.-Y. Niu, Q.-Z. Yang

Aggregation-induced emission materials with narrowed emission band by light-harvesting strategy: fluorescence and chemiluminescence imaging

Chem. Mater. 2019, 31, 9, 3573–3581

  • X Zhu, Z He, QY Li, XJ Wang

Direct C (sp 2)–H amination of aryl aldehyde-derived hydrazones via visible light promoted photoredox catalysis

RSC Adv., 2017, 7, 25171-25174


  • 2019 - 2022 Ph.D. Optical Engineering, Nankai University, Tianjin, China
  • 2016 - 2019 M.Sc. Organic chemistry, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China
  • 2012 - 2016 B.Sc. Pharmaceutical Engineering, Hunan Normal University, Hunan, China

Professional Profile

2023- Present  Postdoc Fellow, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia

KAUST Affiliations

Physical Science and Engineering Division

Research Interests Keywords

X-ray imaging Scintillator x-ray detectors photocatalysis