FZ Research Group

Theoretical studies of Gas phase kinetics and their application in combustion and atmosphere, precise description of kinetics for important combustion and atmospheric reactions; reaction kinetics involving vibrationally and electronically excited states in the plasma assisted combustion; Construction of detailed reaction mechanism of typical components of petroleum fuel and biofuel, and its validation and optimization collaborating with experimental studies; Uncertainty analysis of theoretically computed rate coefficients – methodology development and uncertainty evaluation.

Recent Publications

  1. Pressure-Dependent Kinetics of the Reaction between CH3OO and OH Focusing on the Product Yield of Methyltrioxide (CH3OOOH)
    Feng Zhang* and Can Huang
    J. Phys. Chem. Lett.2019,10,13,3598-3603 
  2. Calculation of the absolute photoionization cross-sections for C1–C4 Criegee intermediates and vinyl hydroperoxides
    Can Huang, Bin Yang*, Feng Zhang*
    J. Chem. Phys. 150, 164305 (2019)
    DOI: doi.org/10.1063/1.5088408
  3. Revisiting the chemical kinetics of CH3 + O2 and its impact on methane ignition
    Feng Zhang*, Can Huang, Binbin Xie, Xiaoqing Wu
    Combust. Flame 125-134, (2019.2)
    DOI: 10.1016/j.combustflame.2018.11.014
  4. Quantification of the resonance stabilized C4H5 isomers and their reaction with acetylene
    Can Huang, Bin Yang*, Feng Zhang*, G. Tian
    Combust. Flame 198 334-341, (2018.10)
    DOI: 10.1016/j.combustflame.2018.09.024
  5. Theoretical kinetic studies for low temperature oxidation of two typical methylcyclohexyl radicals
    Lili Xing , L.D. Zhang , F. Zhang *, Jun Jiang
    Combust and Flame 182, 216-224 (2017).
    DOI: 10.1016/j.combustflame.2017.03.025
  6. Exploring the high-temperature kinetics of diethyl carbonate (DEC) under pyrolysis and flame conditions
    Wenyu Sun , Can Huang , Tao Tao , F. Zhang , Wei Li , Nils Hansen , Bin Yang *
    Combustion and Flame 181, 71-81 (2017).
    DOI: 10.1016/j.combustflame.2017.03.009
  7. Pressure-dependent kinetics on the C4H7 potential energy surface and its effect on combustion model predictions
    Can Huang , Bin Yang *, F. Zhang *
    Combust and Flame 181, 100-109 (2017).
    DOI: 10.1016/j.combustflame.2017.01.031
  8. Initiation mechanism of 1,3-butadiene combustion and its effect on soot precursors
    Can Huang , Bin Yang *, F. Zhang *
    Combustion and Flame 184, 167-175 (2017).
    DOI: 10.1016/j.combustflame.2017.06.003