Junjie Zhao, PhD.

Scientific background:

  • oxyfluoride glass,
  • rare earth and transition metal ion luminescence,
  • MD simulations,
  • aluminosilicate glass,
  • ion exchange,
  • mechanical properties

Publication activity:

  • Co-editor of Conference proceedings: /
  • Scientific monographs: /
  • Chapters in monographs: 1
  • Publications in scientific journals: 23
  • Contributed lectures at conferences: 10
  • Invited lectures: /
  • Citations: 558
  • Other types of publications: /

The most significant publications


  • Junjie Zhao, Xiuxia Xu, Xvsheng Qiao, and Jincheng Du, “Fluoride and Oxyfluoride Glasses. In Atomistic Simulations of Glasses (eds J. Du and A. N. Cormack).” pp. 439-463, Apr, 2022


  • Xiuxia Xu, Junjie Zhao, Xiaotong Chen, Qian Xu, Ting Wang, Siu Fung Yu, Xuhui Xu et al. “Ca2+/Sr2+/Ba2+ dependent phase separation, nanocrystallization and photoluminescence in fluoroaluminosilicate glass.” Journal of the American Ceramic Society103, no. 10 (2020): 5796-5807.
  • Junjie Zhao, Emily T. Nienhuis, John S. McCloy, and Jincheng Du. “Structures of fluoride containing aluminosilicate low activity nuclear waste glasses: A molecular dynamics simulations study.” Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids550 (2020): 120379.


  • Junjie Zhao, Xiuxia Xu, Xiaotong Chen, Qian Xu, Zhou Luo, Xvsheng Qiao, Jincheng Du, Xianping Fan, and Guodong Qian. “A structure model for phase separated fluoroaluminosilicate glass system by molecular dynamic simulations.” Journal of the European Ceramic Society39, no. 15 (2019): 5018-5029.
  • Xiuxia Xu, Junjie Zhao, Xue Luo, Ronghua Ma, Jiangyun Qian, Xvsheng Qiao, Jincheng Du, Guodong Qian, Xianghua Zhang, and Xianping Fan. “Stabilization of Fluorescent [Agm]n+ Quantum Clusters in Multiphase Inorganic Glass-Ceramics for White LEDs.” ACS Applied Nano Materials2, no. 5 (2019): 2854-2863.
  • Junjie Zhao, Xiuxia Xu, Pengcheng Li, Xinyue Li, Daqin Chen, Xvsheng Qiao, Jincheng Du, Guodong Qian, and Xianping Fan. “Structural origins of RF3/NaRF4 nanocrystal precipitation from phase-separated SiO2–Al2O3–RF3–NaF glasses: a molecular dynamics simulation study.” The Journal of Physical Chemistry B123, no. 13 (2019): 3024-3032.
  • Junjie Zhao, Xiuxia Xu, Kai Ren, Zhou Luo, Xvsheng Qiao, Jincheng Du, Jianbei Qiu, Xianping Fan, and Guodong Qian. “Structural origins of BaF2/Ba1−xRxF2+x/RF3 nanocrystals formation from phase separated fluoroaluminosilicate glass: a molecular dynamic simulation study.” Advanced Theory and Simulations2, no. 10 (2019): 1900062.


  • Xiaotong Chen, Junjie Zhao, Xiuxia Xu, Kai Ren, Xue Luo, Xinwen Sun, Xvsheng Qiao, Xianping Fan, Guodong Qian, and Gaorong Han. “Phase separation strategy to facilely form fluorescent [Ag2]2+/[Agm]n+ quantum clusters in boro-alumino-silicate multiphase glasses.” Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics20, no. 37 (2018): 23942-23947.


  • Ronghua Ma, Junjie Zhao, Xiaotong Chen, Xvsheng Qiao, Xianping Fan, Jincheng Du, and Xianghua Zhang. “Stabilization of ultra-small [Ag2]2+ and [Agm]n+ nano-clusters through negatively charged tetrahedrons in oxyfluoride glass networks: To largely enhance the luminescence quantum yields.” Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics19, no. 34 (2017): 22638-22645.


  • Junjie Zhao, Ronghua Ma, Xinkai Chen, Binbin Kang, Xvsheng Qiao, Jincheng Du, Xianping Fan et al. “From phase separation to nanocrystallization in fluorosilicate glasses: structural design of highly luminescent glass-ceramics.” The Journal of Physical Chemistry C120, no. 31 (2016): 17726-17732.


  • 2019: Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering. School of Materials Science and Engineering, Zhejiang University. Dissertation title: Molecular Dynamics Simulation Study on the Structure of Fluoroaluminosilicate Glass.
  • 2014: B.E. in Packaging Engineering: School of Printing and Packaging, Wuhan University. Dissertation title: Synthesis and Characterization of Tin Oxide Nanomaterials.

Awards, scholarships and research stays:

  • Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award, Chinese Ceramic Society, 2021
  • 2nd place in Student Poster Award – 25th International Congress on Glass, June 2019
  • 3rd place in Graduate Student Poster Award – 2018 Glass and Optical Materials Division Meeting, May 2018
  • Exchange Ph.D. student in University of North Texas (sponsored by China Scholarship Council) 2016.09 – 2018.08
Junjie Zhao, PhD.
Junjie Zhao, PhD.

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