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Xiangxing Xu Professor

Academic Area: 
Nano materials
Research Interests: 
  • Controllable synthesis and assembly of nano materials / quantum dots
  • Photoelectronic & photovoltaic nano materials and devices
  • 3D printing of nano material composites
  • Visible light photocatalytic nano materials

Postdoctoral fellow, Tsinghua University (2007-2009);Postdoctoral fellow, Mains University (2009-2011);Associate researcher, Nanjing University (2011-2015);Professor, Nanjiing Normal University (2015-)

Educational Background

PhD, Fudan University (2007)

BS, Northwestern Polytechnical University (2000)



Research Projects

  1. The National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC 51572120), Photovoltaic property and device of the antimony chalcohalide materials, 2016.01-2019.12;
  2. The National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC 21301089), Synthesis and assembly of multi-functional metal nanoclusters, 2014.01-2016.12;
  3. Nanjing Normal University Young Leading Talent Fund (184080H20210), 2016.03-2020.02;
  4. The Jiangsu Province Science Foundation for Youths (BK20130562). 2014.07-2016.06.
  5. The Six Talents Peak Project of Jiangsu Province (184080H102231), 2016.09-2019.12


Selected Journal Articles

  1. Sheng XX, Liu Y, Wang Y, Li YF, Wang X*, Wang XP, Dai ZH, Bao JC*, Xu XX*. Cesium Lead Halide Perovskite Quantum Dots as a Photoluminescence Probe for Metal Ions. Advanced Materials 2017,DOI:10.1002/adma.201700150.
  2. Lu JW, Sheng XX, Tong GQ, Yu ZW, Sun XL, Yu LW*, Xu XX*, Wang JZ, Xu J, Shi Y, Chen KJ. Ultrafast Solar-Blind Ultraviolet Detection by Inorganic Perovskite CsPbX3 Quantum Dots Radial Junction Architecture. Advanced Materials 2017, DOI:10.1002/adma.201700400.
  3. Xu XX, Stöttinger S, Battagliarin G, Mugnaioli E, Li C, Müllen K, Baschè T*. Assembly and Separation of Semiconductor Quantum Dot Dimers and Trimers. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2011, 133(45), 18062–18065.
  4. Xu XX, Zhuang J, Wang X*. SnO2 Quantum Dots and Quantum Wires: Controllable Synthesis, Self-assembled 2D Architectures, and Gas-sensing Properties. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2008, 130(37), 12527-12535.
  5. Xu XX, Wang X*, Nisar A, Liang X, Zhuang J, Hu S, Zhuang Y. Combinatorial Hierarchically Ordered 2D Architectures Self-assembled from Nanocrystal Building Blocks. Advanced Materials 2008, 20(19), 3702-3708.



We sincerely welcome students and postdoctoral fellows who are interested in nano research to join our group!Please feel free to contact me.