From 09/2002 to 06/2006, Bachlor in Physics
From 09/2006 to 09/2007, Master in Nanophysics
From 10/2007 to 01/2012, Doctorate in Nanophysics
From 01/2012 to 12/2012, Postdoctor
University of Antwerp, Belgium
From 02/2013 to 02/2014, Postdoctor
CEMES, CNRS, France
From 03/2014 , Guest researcher
National institute of Standard and Technology, USA
From 10/2007 to 12/2012, oxidation state of transition metals
To reveal the connection between EELS and oxidation state of transition metals. And develop methods to maps the chemical bonding states from large scale to atomic scale.
From 10/2011 to 12/2012, Atmoic characterization of oxides thin films
Chemical and structural analysis of oxides related to their physical properties by (S)TEM-EELS
From 10/2006 to 10/2007, Structure analysis of Ru1222 phases.
Crystallography analysis of superlattice structure of ceramic materials
From 02/2013 to 02/2014, Structure analysis of new generation of MOSFETs
Properties related TEM investigation of new generation semiconductors and their devices
From 03/2014 to present, In-situ of solid-state battery
Li related solid-state battery materials and in-situ experiments
Electron microscopy (TEM, STEM, ABF, etc)
Electron energy-loss spectroscopy (EELS, STEM-EELS, etc)
Energy-dispersive X-ray spectroscopy (EDX, STEM-EDX, etc)
materials science (thin films, oxides, etc)
Oxidation state of transition metals (Mn, Fe, V, Co etc.)
energy storage materials (Li ion battery, solid state battery, etc)
H. Tan, H. Tian, J. Verbeeck, L. Monico, K. Janssens, and G. Van Tendeloo, “Nanoscale investigation of the degradation mechanism of a historical chrome yellow paint by quantitative electron energy loss spectroscopy mapping of chromium species,” Angewandte Chemie International Edition, vol. 52, pp. 1–5, 2013.
H. Tan, S. Turner, E. Yücelen, J. Verbeeck, and G. Van Tendeloo, “2D atomic mapping of oxidation states in transition metal oxides by scanning transmission electron microscopy and electron energy-loss spectroscopy,” Phys. Rev. Lett., vol. 107, p. 107602, Sep 2011.
H. Tan, R. Egoavil, A. Béché, G. T. Martinez, S. Van Aert, J. Verbeeck, G. Van Tendeloo, H. Rotella, P. Boullay, A. Pautrat, and W. Prellier, “Mapping electronic reconstruction at the metal-insulator interface in LaVO3/SrVO3 heterostructures,” Phys. Rev. B, vol. 88, p. 155123, Oct 2013.
H. Tan, J. Verbeeck, A. Abakumov, and G. Van Tendeloo, “Oxidation state and chemical shift investigation in transition metal oxides by EELS,” Ultramicroscopy, vol. 116, no. 0, pp. 24 – 33, 2012.
H. Tan, O. I. Lebedev, A. C. McLaughlin, and G. Van Tendeloo, “The superstructure and superconductivity of Ru1222 based RuSr2Gd2-x-yYyCexCu2O10-δ compounds,” Supercond. Sci. Technol., vol. 23, p. 115013, NOV 2010.
H. Tan, S. Turner, E. Yücelen, J. Verbeeck, and G. Van Tendeloo, “Tan et al. reply,” Phys. Rev. Lett., vol. 108, p. 259702, Jun 2012.
Y. Li, H. Tan (equal contribution), X. Yang, B. Goris, J. Verbeeck, S. Bals, P. Colson, R. Cloots, G. Van Tendeloo, and B. Su, “Well shaped Mn3O4 nano-octahedra with anomalous magnetic behavior and enhanced photodecomposition properties,” Small, vol. 7, pp. 475–483, FEB 18 2011.
D. Samal, H. Tan (equal contribution), Y. Takamura, W. Siemons, J. Verbeeck, G. Van Tendeloo, E. Arenholz, C. A. Jenkins, G. Rijnders, and G. Koster, “Direct structural and spectroscopic investigation of ultrathin films of tetragonal cuo: Six-fold coordinated copper,” Europhysics Letters, vol. 105, p. 17003, JAN 2014.
D. Samal, H. Tan, H. Molegraaf, B. Kuiper, W. Siemons, S. Bals, J. Verbeeck, G. Van Tendeloo, Y. Takamura, E. Arenholz, C. A. Jenkins, G. Rijnders, and G. Koster, “Experimental evidence for oxygen sublattice control in polar infinite layer SrCuO2,” Phys. Rev. Lett., vol. 111, p. 096102, 2013.
Y. Li, H. Tan, O. Lebedev, J. Verbeeck, E. Biermans, G. Van Tendeloo, and B. Su, “Insight into the growth of multiple branched MnOOH nanorods,” Cryst. Growth Des., vol. 10, pp. 2969–2976, JUL 2010.
R. Egoavil, H. Tan, J. Verbeeck, S. Bals, B. Smith, B. Kuiper, G. Rijnders, G. Koster, and G. V. Tendeloo, “Atomic scale investigation of a PbTiO3/SrRuO3/DyScO3 heterostructure,” Appl. Phys. Lett., vol. 102, p. 223106, 2013.
L. Molina, H. Tan, E. Biermans, K. Batenburg, J. Verbeeck, S. Bals, and G. V. Tendeloo, “Barrier efficiency of sponge-like La2Zr2O7 buffer layers for YBCO-coated conductors,” Supercond. Sci. Technol., vol. 24, no. 6, p. 065019, 2011.
A. Abakumov, J. Hadermann, A. Tsirlin, H. Tan, J. Verbeeck, H. Zhang, E. Dikarev, R. Shpanchenko, and E. Antipov, “Original close-packed structure and magnetic properties of the Pb4Mn9O20 manganite,” J. Solid State Chem., vol. 182, no. 8, pp. 2231 – 2238, 2009.
P. Boullay, A. David, W. C. Sheets, U. Lüders, W. Prellier, H. Tan, J. Verbeeck, G. Van Tendeloo, C. Gatel, G. Vincze, and Z. Radi, “Microstructure and interface studies of LaVO3/SrVO3 superlattices,” Phys. Rev. B, vol. 83, p. 125403, Mar 2011.
M. Burriel, M. Casas-Cabanas, J. Zapata, H. Tan, J. Verbeeck, C. Solis, J. Roqueta, S. Skinner, J. Kilner, G. Van Tendeloo, and J. Santiso, “Influence of the microstructure on the high-temperature transport properties of GdBaCo2O5.5+δ epitaxial films,” Chem. Mater., vol. 22, no. 19, pp. 5512–5520, 2010.
J. Hadermann, A. M. Abakumov, T. Perkisas, H. D’Hondt, H. Tan, J. Verbeeck, V. P. Filonenko, E. V. Antipov, and G. V. Tendeloo, “New perovskite-based manganite pb2mn2o5,” J. Solid State Chem., vol. 183, no. 9, pp. 2190 – 2195, 2010.
L. Chen, X. Li, G. Tian, Y. Li, H. Tan, G. Tendeloo, G. Zhu, S. Qiu, X. Yang, and B. Su, “Multimodal zeolite-beta-based catalysts with a hierarchical, three-level pore structure,” ChemSusChem, vol. 4, no. 10, pp. 1452–1456, 2011.
H. D’Hondt, J. Hadermann, A. Abakumov, A. Kalyuzhnaya, M. Rozova, A. Tsirlin, R. Nath, H. Tan, J. Verbeeck, E. Antipov, and G. V. Tendeloo, “Synthesis, crystal structure and magnetic properties of the Sr2Al0.78Mn1.22O5.2 anion-deficient layered perovskite,” J. Solid State Chem., vol. 182, no. 2, pp. 356 – 363, 2009.
J. Hadermann, A. Abakumov, A. Tsirlin, V. Filonenko, J. Gonnissen, H. Tan, J. Verbeeck, M. Gemmi, E. Antipov, and H. Rosner, “Direct space structure solution from precession electron diffraction data: Resolving heavy and light scatterers in pb13mn9o25,” Ultramicroscopy, vol. 110, pp. 881–890, JUN 2010.
A. Maignan, K. Singh, C. Simon, O. I. Lebedev, C. Martin, H. Tan, J. Verbeeck, and G. V. Tendeloo, “Magnetic and magnetodielectric properties of erbium iron garnet ceramic,” Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 113, p. 033905, 2013.
L. Monico, G. Van der Snickt, K. Janssens, W. De Nolf, C. Miliani, J. Verbeeck, H. Tian, H. Tan, J. Dik, M. Radepont, and M. Cotte, “Degradation process of lead chromate in paintings by Vincent van Gogh studied by means of synchrotron X-ray spectromicroscopy and related methods. 1. artificially aged model samples,” Anal. Chem., vol. 83, no. 4, pp. 1214–1223, 2011.
R. G. Palgrave, P. Borisov, M. S. Dyer, S. R. C. McMitchell, G. R. Darling, J. B. Claridge, M. Batuk, H. Tan, H. Tian, J. Verbeeck, J. Hadermann, and M. J. Rosseinsky, “Artificial construction of the layered ruddlesden-popper manganite La2Sr2Mn3O10 by reflection high energy electron diffraction monitored pulsed laser deposition,” J. Am. Chem. Soc., vol. 134, pp. 7700–7714, 2012.
S. Van Rompaey, W. Dachraoui, S. Turner, O. Y. Podyacheva, H. Tan, J. Verbeeck, A. Abakumov, and J. Hadermann, “Layered oxygen vacancy ordering in Nb-doped SrCo1-xFexO3-δ perovskite,” Zeitschrift Fur Kristallographie, vol. 228, no. 1, pp. 28–34, 2013.
S.-Z. Huang, J. Jin, Y. Cai, Y. Li, H.-Y. Tan, H.-E. Wang, G. Van Tendeloo, and B.-L. Su, “Engineering single crystalline mn3o4 nano-octahedra with exposed highly active 011 facets for high performance lithium ion batteries,” Nanoscale, vol. 6, p. 6819, 2014.