**Xiao Cheng Zeng**

Ameritas University Professor

Willa Cather Emeritus Professor

536 Hamilton Hall

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Lincoln NE 68588-0304

xzeng1@unl.edu

#### 2004

Nanoscale Hydrophobic Interaction and Nanobubble Nucleation, T. Koishi, S. Yoo, K. Yasuoka, Xiao Cheng Zeng, T. Narumi, R. Susukita, A. Kawai, H. Furusawa, A. Suenaga, N. Okimoto, N. Futatsugi, and T. Ebisuzaki

Melting points and thermal expansivities of proton-disordered hexagonal ice with several model potentials, Yuji Koyama, Hideki Tanaka, Guangtu Gao, and Xiao Cheng Zeng

Hybrid atomistic-coarse-grained treatment of thin-film lubrication. I, Z.-B. Wu, Dennis J. Diestler, Ruqiang Feng, and Xiao Cheng Zeng

Hybrid atomistic-coarse-grained treatment of thin-film lubrication. II, Z.-B. Wu, Dennis J. Diestler, and Xiao Cheng Zeng

The melting lines of model silicon calculated from coexisting solid–liquid phases, S. Yoo, Xiao Cheng Zeng, and James R. Morris

Structures and stability of medium silicon clusters. II. Ab initio molecular orbital calculations of Si_{12}–Si_{20}, X.-L. Zhu, Xiao Cheng Zeng, Y.A. Lei, and B. Pan

#### 2003

*Ab initio* studies of quasi-one-dimensional pentagon and hexagon ice nanotubes, Jaeil Bai, C.-R. Su, R.D. Parra, Xiao Cheng Zeng, H. Tanaka, K. Koga, and J.-M. Li

Manufacturing of Novel Continuous Nanocrystalline Ceramic Nanofibers with Superior Mechanical Properties, Youris A. Dzenis, Ruqiang Feng, Gustavo Larsen, Joseph Turner, and Xiao Zeng

Cooperative effects in one-dimensional chains of three-center hydrogen bonding interactions, Ruben D. Parra, Satya Bulusu, and Xiao Cheng Zeng

Bulk and interfacial properties of a dipolar-quadrupolar fluid in a uniform electric field: A density-functional approach, V.B. Warshavsky and Xiao Cheng Zeng

Effect of external electric field on the bulk and interfacial properties of weakly dipolar fluid in slab-shaped and sphere-shaped systems, V.B. Warshavsky and Xiao Cheng Zeng

Coarse-graining description of solid systems at nonzero temperature, Z.-B. Wu, Dennis J. Diestler, Ruqiang Feng, and Xiao Cheng Zeng

Effect of polarizability of halide anions on the ionic salvation in water clusters, S. Yoo, Y.A. Lei, and Xiao Cheng Zeng

Global geometry optimization of silicon clusters described by three empirical potentials, S. Yoo and Xiao Cheng Zeng

Structures and stabilities of small silicon clusters: *Ab initio* molecular-orbital calculations of Si_{7}–Si_{11}, Xiaolei Zhu and Xiao Cheng Zeng

#### 2002

Heterogeneous nucleation on mesoscopic wettable particles: A hybrid thermodynamic/density-functional theory, T.V. Bykov and Xiao Cheng Zeng

Creating nanocavities of tunable sizes: Hollow helices, Bing Gong, Huaqiang Zeng, Jin Zhu, Lihua Yuan, Yaohua Han, Shizhi Cheng, Mako Furukawa, Ruben D. Parra, Audrey Y. Kovalevsky, Jeffrey L. Mills, Ewa Skrzypczak-Jankun, Suzana Martinovic, Richard D. Smith, Chong Zheng, Thomas Szyperski, and Xiao Cheng Zeng

How does water freeze inside carbon nanotubes?, Kenichiro Koga, G.T. Gao, Hideki Tanaka, and Xiao Cheng Zeng

Bulk and interfacial properties of quadrupolar fluids, V.B. Warshavsky and Xiao Cheng Zeng

Effect of an Electric Field on the Surface Tension of a Dipolar-Quadrupolar Fluid and Its Implication for Sign Preference in Droplet Nucleation , V.B. Warshavsky and Xiao Cheng Zeng

Monte Carlo simulation of vapor–liquid binodal of water, S. Yoo and Xiao Cheng Zeng

#### 2001

Molecular dynamics simulation of supersaturated vapor nucleation in slit pore. II. Thermostatted atomic-wall model, K.T. Kholmurodov, K. Yasuoka, and Xiao Cheng Zeng

Formation of Ordered Ice Nanotubes Inside Carbon Nanotubes, Kenichiro Koga, G. T. Gao, Hideki Tanaka, and Xiao Cheng Zeng

Nucleation of Water and Methanol Droplets on Cations and Anions: The Sign Preference, K.J. Oh, G.T. Gao, and Xiao Cheng Zeng

Effect of carrier-gas pressure on barrier to nucleation: Monte Carlo simulation of water/nitrogen system, K.J. Oh and Xiao Cheng Zeng

Energetics and cooperativity in three-center hydrogen bonding interactions. I. Diacetamide-X dimers .X=HCN, CH_{3}OH., Ruben D. Parra, Makoto Furukawa, Bing Gong, and Xiao Cheng Zeng

Energetics and cooperativity in three-center hydrogen bonding interactions. II. Intramolecular hydrogen bonding systems, Ruben D. Parra, Bing Gong, and Xiao Cheng Zeng

Effects of external electric field on the interfacial properties of weakly dipolar fluid, V.B. Warshavsky, T.V. Bykov, and Xiao Cheng Zeng

Monte Carlo simulation of homogeneous binary vapor–liquid nucleation: Mutual enhancement of nucleation in a partially miscible system, S. Yoo, K.J. Oh, and Xiao Cheng Zeng

#### 2000

Freezing transition of a strongly dipolar simple fluid, G.T. Gao and Xiao Cheng Zeng

Nonlinear effects of physisorption on static friction, G.T. Gao, Xiao Cheng Zeng, and Dennis J. Diestler

The melting temperature of proton-disordered hexagonal ice: A computer simulation of 4-site transferable intermolecular potential model of water, G.T. Gao, Xiao Cheng Zeng, and Hideki Tanaka

Ice nanotube: What does the unit cell look like?, Kenichiro Koga, Ruben D. Parra, Hideki Tanaka, and Xiao Cheng Zeng

A small-system ensemble Monte Carlo simulation of supersaturated vapor: Evaluation of barrier to nucleation, K.J. Oh and Xiao Cheng Zeng

Molecular dynamics simulation of supersaturated vapor nucleation in slit pore, K. Yasuoka, G.T. Gao, and Xiao Cheng Zeng

#### 1999

A patching model for surface tension and the Tolman length, T.V. Bykov and Xiao Cheng Zeng

A patching model for surface tension of spherical droplet and Tolman length. II, T.V. Bykov and Xiao Cheng Zeng

Effect of uniform electric field on homogeneous vapor–liquid nucleation and phase equilibria. II. Extended simple point charge model water, G.T. Gao, K.J. Oh, and Xiao Cheng Zeng

Imaging point defects in a liquid environment: A model AFM study, Kenichiro Kago and Xiao Cheng Zeng

Thermodynamic expansion of nucleation free-energy barrier and size of critical nucleus near the vapor-liquid coexistence, Kenichiro Koga and Xiao Cheng Zeng

Formation free energy of clusters in vapor-liquid nucleation: A Monte Carlo simulation study, K.J. Oh and Xiao Cheng Zeng

Hydrogen bonding and cooperative effects in mixed dimers and trimers of methanol and trifluoromethanol: An *ab initio* study, Ruben D. Parra and Xiao Cheng Zeng

Confined water in hydrophobic nanopores: Dynamics of freezing into bilayer ice , Jan Slovak, Kenichiro Kago, Hideki Tanaka, and Xiao Cheng Zeng

Molecular dynamics study of a phase-separating fluid mixture under shear flow, Ryoichi Yamamoto and Xiao Cheng Zeng

#### 1998

Validity of Tolman’s equation: How large should a droplet be?, Kenichiro Kago, Xiao Cheng Zeng, and A.K. Shchekin

The effect of a uniform electric field on homogeneous vapor–liquid nucleation in a dipolar fluid. I. Stockmayer fluid, K.J. Oh, G.T. Gao, and Xiao Cheng Zeng

Contribution of the center-of-mass fluctuation of a liquid cluster to the free energy: A Monte Carlo simulation study, K.J. Oh and Xiao Cheng Zeng

#### 1997

Vapor–liquid coexistence of quasi-two-dimensional Stockmayer fluids, G.T. Gao, Xiao Cheng Zeng, and Wenchuan Wang

Monte Carlo simulation of the solid to superliquid phase transition of Langmuir monolayers. II. Characteristics of phase transition, M.D. Gibson, D.R. Swanson, Craig J. Eckhardt, and Xiao Cheng Zeng

Solvent-induced interactions between hydrophobic and hydrophilic polyatomic sheets in water and hypothetical nonpolar water, Kenichiro Kago, Xiao Cheng Zeng, and Hideki Tanaka

Scanning Motions of an Atomic Force Microscope Tip in Water, Kenichiro Koga and Xiao Cheng Zeng

Freezing of Confined Water: A Bilayer Ice Phase in Hydrophobic Nanopores, Kenichiro Koga, Xiao Cheng Zeng, and Hideki Tanaka

Toward a molecular theory of vapor-phase nucleation. V. Self-consistency in the decoupled dimer limit, K.J. Oh, Xiao Cheng Zeng, and H. Reiss

#### 1996

Gas–liquid nucleation in two-dimensional fluids, Xiao Cheng Zeng

Thermal nucleation and cavitation in helium-3 fluids, Xiao Cheng Zeng, D.W. Oxtoby, and E. Cheng