Works (491)

Updated: April 4th, 2024 09:49

2023 journal article

Joint Theoretical and Experimental Study of Stress Graphitization in Aligned Carbon Nanotube/Carbon Matrix Composites

ACS APPLIED MATERIALS & INTERFACES, 15(27), 32656–32666.

author keywords: carbon nanotube; carbonmatrix composite; stress graphitization; carbonnanotube-matrix interface; ReaxFF simulation; mechanical properties
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: July 19, 2023

2023 journal article

Probing the Respective Strengthening Mechanism of High-entropy (CoCrFeNi/CoCrFeNiMn) and Single-principle-element (Cu-4Al) Alloys

JOURNAL OF ALLOYS AND COMPOUNDS, 969.

author keywords: High-entropy alloys; Mechanical properties; Deformation mechanism; Lomer-Cottrell locks
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: November 6, 2023

2022 personal communication

Achieving high hetero-deformation induced (HDI) strengthening and hardening in brass by dual heterostructures

Fang, X. T., Li, Z. K., Wang, Y. F., Ruiz, M., Ma, X. L., Wang, H. Y., … Zhu, Y. T. (2022, January 30).

By: X. Fang n, Z. Li n, Y. Wang n, M. Ruiz n, X. Ma*, H. Wang n, Y. Zhu n, R. Schoell n ...

Contributors: X. Fang n, Z. Li n, Y. Wang n, M. Ruiz n, X. Ma*, H. Wang n, Y. Zhu n, R. Schoell n ...

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: January 10, 2022

2021 journal article

Effect of dislocation configuration on Ag segregation in subgrain boundary of a Mg-Ag alloy

SCRIPTA MATERIALIA, 191, 219–224.

By: L. Xiao*, X. Chen*, K. Wei*, Y. Liu*, D. Yin*, Z. Hu*, H. Zhou*, Y. Zhu n

author keywords: Interfacial segregation; Nanocrystallization; Sub-grain boundary; HAADF-STEM; Mg alloy
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: November 9, 2020

2021 journal article

Heterostructured materials: superior properties from hetero-zone interaction

MATERIALS RESEARCH LETTERS, 9(1), 1–31.

author keywords: Heterostructured materials; synergy; heterostructures; hetero-deformation induced (HDI) hardening; back stress; forward stress
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: November 2, 2020

2021 journal article

Length-dependent carbon nanotube film structures and mechanical properties

NANOTECHNOLOGY, 32(26).

By: L. Zhang*, X. Ma*, Y. Zhang, P. Bradford* & Y. Zhu*

author keywords: carbon nanotube film; carbon nanotube length; microstructures; mechanical properties
TL;DR: It has been unveiled that the determinant effect of the CNT alignment on the film mechanical properties is more significant than that of the film packing density. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: April 26, 2021

2020 journal article

Alloying effects on the plasticity of magnesium: comprehensive analysis of influences of all five slip systems

JOURNAL OF PHYSICS-CONDENSED MATTER, 32(1).

By: Z. Ding, G. Zhao, H. Sun, S. Li, F. Ma, E. Lavernia, Y. Zhu*, W. Liu*

author keywords: magnesium alloy; plasticity; slip system; stacking fault energy; density functional theory
TL;DR: This work systematically study alloying effects on the stacking fault energies and the activation probability of basal and non-basal <a>, and pyramidal <c + a> slip systems in twenty-one Mg alloys to reveal that activation of < c + a > slip systems onPyramidal II plane can significantly improve the plasticity. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: December 30, 2019

2020 journal article

Atomic segregation at twin boundaries in a Mg-Ag alloy

SCRIPTA MATERIALIA, 178, 193–197.

By: X. Chen*, L. Xiao*, Z. Ding*, W. Liu*, Y. Zhu n & X. Wu*

author keywords: Segregation; Twin boundary; Magnesium alloy; HAADF-STEM
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: April 20, 2020

2020 journal article

Critical microstructures and defects in heterostructured materials and their effects on mechanical properties

ACTA MATERIALIA, 189, 129–144.

author keywords: Heterostructure; Hetero-deformation induced (HDI) hardening; Back-stress; Shear band; Slip band
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: May 8, 2020

2020 journal article

Dense dispersed shear bands in gradient-structured Ni

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PLASTICITY, 124, 186–198.

author keywords: Gradient structure; Shear bands; Ductility; Synergistic constraint; Strength heterogeneity; Nanostructured metal
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: January 6, 2020

2020 journal article

Ductility and strain hardening in gradient and lamellar structured materials

SCRIPTA MATERIALIA, 186, 321–325.

By: X. Wu*, Y. Zhu n & K. Lu*

author keywords: Ductility; Strain hardening; Gradient structure; Lamellar structure; Heterogeneous structured materials
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
15. Life on Land (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: July 13, 2020

2020 journal article

Effect of heterostructure and hetero-deformation induced hardening on the strength and ductility of brass

ACTA MATERIALIA, 186, 644–655.

By: X. Fang n, G. He n, C. Zheng*, X. Ma*, D. Kaoumi n, Y. Li*, Y. Zhu n

Contributors: X. Fang n, G. He n, C. Zheng*, X. Ma*, D. Kaoumi n, Y. Li*, Y. Zhu n

author keywords: Heterogeneous structure; Geometrically necessary dislocation; Hetero-deformation induced hardening
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: April 14, 2020

2020 journal article

Formation of solute nanostructures in an Al-Zn-Mg alloy during long-term natural aging

JOURNAL OF ALLOYS AND COMPOUNDS, 821.

By: J. Liu*, R. Hu*, J. Zheng*, Y. Zhang*, Z. Ding*, W. Liu*, Y. Zhu n, G. Sha*

author keywords: Aluminum alloys; Natural aging; GPII zones; APT; HAADF-STEM
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: March 2, 2020

2020 journal article

Hetero-deformation induced strengthening and toughening of pure iron with inverse and multi-gradient structures

MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING A-STRUCTURAL MATERIALS PROPERTIES MICROSTRUCTURE AND PROCESSING, 782.

By: F. Guo*, Y. Wang*, M. Wang*, Q. He*, H. Ran*, C. Huang*, Y. Zhu n

author keywords: Inverse gradient structure; Multi-gradient structure; Heterogeneous deformation; Synergistic strengthening; Mechanical incompatibility
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: April 27, 2020

2020 journal article

Improving mechanical properties of heterogeneous Mg-Gd alloy laminate via accumulated extrusion bonding

MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING A-STRUCTURAL MATERIALS PROPERTIES MICROSTRUCTURE AND PROCESSING, 785.

By: S. Liu*, J. Zhang*, X. Chen*, G. Huang*, D. Xia*, A. Tang*, Y. Zhu n, B. Jiang*, F. Pan*

author keywords: Mg alloys laminates; Accumulative extrusion bonding (AEB); Heterostructures; Mechanical properties; Back-stress hardening
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: June 15, 2020

2020 journal article

Improving the high-temperature ductility of Al composites by tailoring the nanoparticle network

MATERIALIA, 9.

By: J. Nie*, F. Lu*, Z. Huang*, X. Ma*, H. Zhou*, C. Chen*, X. Chen*, H. Yang* ...

author keywords: Al matrix composites; A1N; Tensile strength; Ductility; Heat resistance
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: June 22, 2020

2020 journal article

Influence of Strain Rate on Mechanical Behaviours of Gradient-Structured Copper

MATERIALS TRANSACTIONS, 61(4), 708–717.

author keywords: copper; gradient structure; strain rate sensitivity; strain rate; mechanical properties
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: April 14, 2020

2020 journal article

Layer-by-layer corrosion behavior of 316LN stainless steel with a gradient-nanostructured surface

ELECTROCHEMISTRY COMMUNICATIONS, 110.

By: X. Chen*, Y. Li*, Y. Zhu n, Y. Chen* & B. Yang*

author keywords: Stainless steel; Gradient structure; Passive film; Corrosion resistance
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: April 20, 2020

2020 journal article

Mechanical Properties and Microstructures of Commercial-Purity Aluminum Processed by Rotational Accelerated Shot Peening Plus Cold Rolling

ADVANCED ENGINEERING MATERIALS, 22(1).

By: Y. Liu*, Y. Cao*, H. Zhou*, X. Chen*, Y. Liu*, L. Xiao*, X. Huan*, Y. Zhao*, Y. Zhu n

author keywords: commercial-purity aluminum; gradient structures; mechanical properties; microstructures; plastic deformation
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: February 3, 2020

2020 journal article

Mechanical behavior, deformation mechanism and microstructure evolutions of ultrafine-grained Al during recovery via annealing

MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING A-STRUCTURAL MATERIALS PROPERTIES MICROSTRUCTURE AND PROCESSING, 772.

By: Y. Zhao*, J. Bingert*, T. Topping*, P. Sun*, X. Liao*, Y. Zhu n, E. Lavernia*

author keywords: Ultrafine grained al; Annealing; Mechanical properties; Microstructures; Grain boundary sliding
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: February 17, 2020

2020 journal article

Microstructural softening induced adiabatic shear banding in Ti-23Nb-0.7Ta-2Zr-O gum metal

JOURNAL OF MATERIALS SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, 54, 31–39.

By: S. Liu*, Y. Guo*, Z. Pan*, X. Liao*, E. Lavernia*, Y. Zhu n, Q. Wei*, Y. Zhao*

author keywords: Gum metal; Split hopkinson bar; Adiabatic shear band; Microstructures
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: July 20, 2020

2020 journal article

Multistage work hardening assisted by multi-type twinning in ultrafine-grained heterostructural eutectic high-entropy alloys

MATERIALS TODAY, 41, 62–71.

By: P. Shi*, Y. Zhong*, Y. Li*, W. Ren*, T. Zheng*, Z. Shen, B. Yang*, J. Peng* ...

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: January 19, 2021

2020 journal article

On the Heterogeneity of Local Shear Strain Induced by High-Pressure Torsion

ADVANCED ENGINEERING MATERIALS, 22(1).

author keywords: deformation twinning; high-pressure torsion; microstructures; shear strains; steels
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: September 30, 2019

2020 journal article

Shear band stability and uniform elongation of gradient structured material: Role of lateral constraint

EXTREME MECHANICS LETTERS, 37.

author keywords: Gradient structure; Shear bands; Uniform elongation; Synergistic constraint; Heterostructure
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
11. Sustainable Cities and Communities (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: June 8, 2020

2020 journal article

Solute segregation assisted nanocrystallization of a cold-rolled Mg-Ag alloy during annealing

SCRIPTA MATERIALIA, 177, 69–73.

author keywords: Nanocrystalline materials; Mg alloy; Transmission electron microscopy; Interfacial segregation
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: December 30, 2019

2020 journal article

Tuning heterostructures with powder metallurgy for high synergistic strengthening and hetero-deformation induced hardening

MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING A-STRUCTURAL MATERIALS PROPERTIES MICROSTRUCTURE AND PROCESSING, 777.

By: Z. Li*, X. Fang n, Y. Wang*, P. Jiang*, J. Wang*, C. Liu*, X. Wu*, Y. Zhu n, C. Koch n

author keywords: Heterogeneous lamella structure; Synergistic strengthening; Hetero-deformation induced hardening; Powder metallurgy
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: April 14, 2020

2020 journal article

Ultrastrong low-carbon nanosteel produced by heterostructure and interstitial mediated warm rolling

SCIENCE ADVANCES, 6(39).

By: B. Gao*, Q. Lai*, Y. Cao*, R. Hu*, L. Xiao*, Z. Pan*, N. Liang*, Y. Li* ...

TL;DR: An ultrastrong (2.15 GPa) low-carbon nanosteel processed by heterost structure and interstitial mediated warm rolling is reported, which demonstrates the potential and importance of tuning deformation compatibility of interstitial containing heterostructure for nanocrystallization. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: October 26, 2020

2019 journal article

Achieving Gradient Martensite Structure and Enhanced Mechanical Properties in a Metastable beta Titanium Alloy

METALLURGICAL AND MATERIALS TRANSACTIONS A-PHYSICAL METALLURGY AND MATERIALS SCIENCE, 50A(5), 2126–2138.

By: X. Ma*, F. Li*, Z. Sun*, J. Hou*, X. Fang n, Y. Zhu n, C. Koch n

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: April 29, 2019

2019 journal article

Ductility by shear band delocalization in the nano-layer of gradient structure

MATERIALS RESEARCH LETTERS, 7(1), 12–17.

By: F. Yuan*, D. Yan*, J. Sun*, L. Zhou*, Y. Zhu n & X. Wu*

author keywords: Gradient structure; ductility; shear band; strain delocalization; back-stress hardening
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: April 22, 2019

2019 journal article

Enhanced irradiation and corrosion resistance of 316LN stainless steel with high densities of dislocations and twins

JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MATERIALS, 517, 234–240.

By: X. Chen*, Y. Li*, Y. Zhu n & B. Yang*

author keywords: Nuclear material; Rotationally accelerated shot peening; Radiation damage; Corrosion resistance
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: April 2, 2019

2019 journal article

Evolution of twinning systems and variants during sequential twinning in cryo-rolled titanium

International Journal of Plasticity, 112, 52–67.

author keywords: Titanium; Twinning sequence; Schmid factor; Tension twin; Compression twin
Sources: Crossref, ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: January 14, 2019

2019 journal article

Extra strengthening in a coarse/ultrafine grained laminate: Role of gradient interfaces

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PLASTICITY, 123, 196–207.

author keywords: Heterogeneous structure; Gradient interface; Strain gradient; Geometrically necessary dislocation (GND); Synergetic strengthening
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: January 6, 2020

2019 journal article

Grain refinement and mechanical properties of pure aluminum processed by accumulative extrusion bonding

TRANSACTIONS OF NONFERROUS METALS SOCIETY OF CHINA, 29(3), 437–447.

By: X. Chen*, G. Huang*, S. Liu*, T. Han*, B. Jiang*, A. Tang*, Y. Zhu n, F. Pan*

author keywords: aluminum; accumulative extrusion bonding; microstructure; mechanical properties; strain hardening rate
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: April 29, 2019

2019 journal article

Grain size effect on deformation twin thickness in a nanocrystalline metal with low stacking-fault energy

JOURNAL OF MATERIALS RESEARCH, 34(13), 2398–2405.

By: Y. Li*, L. Dai*, Y. Cao*, Y. Zhao* & Y. Zhu n

author keywords: grain size; microstructure; transmission electron microscopy (TEM)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 5, 2019

2019 journal article

Heterostructure induced dispersive shear bands in heterostructured Cu

SCRIPTA MATERIALIA, 170, 76–80.

By: Y. Wang*, C. Huang*, Q. He*, F. Guo*, M. Wang*, L. Song*, Y. Zhu n

author keywords: Heterostructure; Shear banding; Ductility; Heterostructured domain boundary; Microscale DIC
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 5, 2019

2019 journal article

Improved corrosion resistance of 316LN stainless steel performed by rotationally accelerated shot peening

APPLIED SURFACE SCIENCE, 481, 1305–1312.

By: X. Chen*, Y. Li*, Y. Zhu n, Y. Bai* & B. Yang*

author keywords: Stainless steel; Nanocrystalline; Twin; Corrosion resistance; Passive film
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: July 8, 2019

2019 journal article

In-situ observation of dislocation dynamics near heterostructured interfaces

MATERIALS RESEARCH LETTERS, 7(9), 376–382.

By: H. Zhou*, C. Huang*, X. Sha*, L. Xiao*, X. Ma n, H. Hoeppel, M. Goeken, X. Wu* ...

author keywords: Heterostructured materials; deformation mechanism; Frank-Read source; in-situ TEM
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: July 1, 2019

2019 journal article

Influence of annealing parameters on the mechanical properties of heterogeneous lamella structured 5083 aluminum alloy

LETTERS ON MATERIALS, 9(4), 556–560.

By: X. Fang n, G. He n, M. Ruiz n, C. Zheng n, Y. Wang n, Z. Li n, Y. Zhu n

author keywords: heterostrctured; hetero-deformation; geometrically necessary dislocation
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: December 30, 2019

2019 journal article

Optimizing the strength, ductility and electrical conductivity of a Cu-Cr-Zr alloy by rotary swaging and aging treatment

MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING A-STRUCTURAL MATERIALS PROPERTIES MICROSTRUCTURE AND PROCESSING, 746, 211–216.

By: A. Huang*, Y. Wang*, M. Wang*, L. Song*, Y. Li*, L. Gao*, C. Huang*, Y. Zhu n

author keywords: Cu-Cr-Zr; Rotary Swaging; Strength and ductility; High electrical conductivity
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: February 25, 2019

2019 journal article

Perspective on hetero-deformation induced (HDI) hardening and back stress

MATERIALS RESEARCH LETTERS, 7(10), 393–398.

By: Y. Zhu n & X. Wu*

author keywords: Heterostructured materials; strain gradient; back-stress; forward stress; hetero-deformation induced (HDI) hardening
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
11. Sustainable Cities and Communities (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: July 22, 2019

2019 journal article

Predicting the formation of < c

Predicting the formation of < c. MATERIALIA, 7.

author keywords: Magnesium alloy; Plasticity; < c + a > dislocation; Generalized stacking fault energy; Density functional theory
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: June 22, 2020

2019 article

Radiation and Corrosion Resistances of 316LN Austenitic Stainless Steel by Rotationally Accelerated Shot Peening

TMS 2019 148TH ANNUAL MEETING & EXHIBITION SUPPLEMENTAL PROCEEDINGS, pp. 1251–1260.

By: B. Yang*, X. Chen*, Y. Zhu n & Y. Li*

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: October 5, 2020

2019 journal article

Residual stress provides significant strengthening and ductility in gradient structured materials

MATERIALS RESEARCH LETTERS, 7(11), 433–438.

author keywords: Residual stress; hetero-deformation induced stress; strain hardening; nanostructure
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: September 9, 2019

2019 journal article

Simultaneously enhancing strength and ductility of a high-entropy alloy via gradient hierarchical microstructures

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PLASTICITY, 123, 178–195.

By: M. Hasan*, Y. Liu*, X. An*, J. Gu*, M. Song*, Y. Cao*, Y. Li*, Y. Zhu n, X. Liao*

author keywords: High-entropy alloy; Gradient structure; Hierarchical nanotwin; Rotationally accelerated shot peening; Mechanical properties
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: January 6, 2020

2019 journal article

The formation mechanism of a novel interfacial phase with high thermal stability in a Mg-Gd-Y-Ag-Zr alloy

ACTA MATERIALIA, 162, 214–225.

By: L. Xiao*, Y. Cao*, S. Li*, H. Zhou*, X. Ma n, L. Mao, X. Sha*, Q. Wang* ...

author keywords: Magnesium alloy; Grain boundary segregation; Interfacial phase; HAADF-STEM
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: December 3, 2018

2019 journal article

Unique defect evolution during the plastic deformation of a metal matrix composite

SCRIPTA MATERIALIA, 162, 316–320.

By: Y. Liu*, F. Wang*, Y. Cao*, J. Nie*, H. Zhou*, H. Yang*, X. Liu*, X. An* ...

author keywords: Dislocation density; Composite; Strain-hardening; Plastic deformation; Microstructure
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: February 25, 2019

2018 journal article

A comparison of the twisted and untwisted structures for one-dimensional carbon nanotube assemblies

Materials & Design, 146, 20–27.

By: J. Zhao*, X. Zhang*, Y. Huang*, J. Zou*, T. Liu*, N. Liang*, F. Yu*, Z. Pan* ...

author keywords: Carbon nanotube; Assembly; Straightness; Twist; Mechanical property
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: January 25, 2020

2018 journal article

A multiscale architectured CuCrZr alloy with high strength, electrical conductivity and thermal stability

Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 735, 1389–1394.

By: N. Liang*, J. Liu*, S. Lin*, Y. Wang*, J. Wang*, Y. Zhao, Y. Zhu n

author keywords: Copper alloy; ECAP; Ultrafine grains; Nanoscale twins; Precipitates
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: January 25, 2020

2018 journal article

A novel approach to align carbon nanotubes via water-assisted shear stretching

COMPOSITES SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 164, 1–7.

By: Y. Yu n, C. Zhao n, Q. Li*, J. Li* & Y. Zhu n

author keywords: Carbon nanotubes; Mechanical properties; Electrical properties
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: October 19, 2018

2018 journal article

A silicon-impregnated carbon nanotube mat as a lithium-ion cell anode

JOURNAL OF APPLIED ELECTROCHEMISTRY, 48(1), 127–133.

By: D. Ho n, O. Yildiz n, P. Bradford n, Y. Zhu n & P. Fedkiw n

author keywords: Lithium-ion batteries; Silicon anodes; Novel fabrication technique; Hydroxypropyl guar gum; Carbon nanotube mat
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2018 journal article

Alleviating surface tensile stress in e-beam treated tool steels by cryogenic treatment

MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING A-STRUCTURAL MATERIALS PROPERTIES MICROSTRUCTURE AND PROCESSING, 722, 167–172.

By: D. College & Y. Zhu n

author keywords: Electron beam treatment; Tool steel; Residual tensile stress; Cryogenic freezing; Nanoindentatlon; X-ray diffraction
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2018 journal article

Catch twin nucleation in action at atomic scale

Science China Materials, 61(7), 1019–1020.

By: Y. Zhu n

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: January 25, 2020

2018 journal article

Ductility and plasticity of nanostructured metals: differences and issues

Materials Today Nano, 2, 15–20.

By: Y. Zhu n & X. Wu*

author keywords: Ductility; Plasticity; Nanostructure; Metal
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: January 25, 2020

2018 journal article

Effect of strain rate on mechanical properties of Cu/Ni multilayered composites processed by electrodeposition

MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING A-STRUCTURAL MATERIALS PROPERTIES MICROSTRUCTURE AND PROCESSING, 726, 154–159.

By: Z. Fu*, Z. Zhang*, L. Meng*, B. Shu*, Y. Zhu n & X. Zhu*

author keywords: Multilayered composite; Strain rate; Strength; Ductility
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2018 journal article

Extraordinary Bauschinger effect in gradient structured copper

SCRIPTA MATERIALIA, 150, 57–60.

By: X. Liu*, F. Yuan*, Y. Zhu n & X. Wu*

author keywords: Bauschinger effect; Geometrically necessary dislocations; Gradient structure; Reverse yield softening; Tensile-compressive test
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2018 journal article

Grain refining and mechanical properties of AZ31 alloy processed by accumulated extrusion bonding

JOURNAL OF ALLOYS AND COMPOUNDS, 745, 599–608.

By: T. Han*, G. Huang n, Q. Deng*, G. Wang*, B. Jiang*, A. Tang*, Y. Zhu n, F. Pan*

author keywords: Magnesium alloy; Accumulated extrusion bonding; Microstructure; Texture; Mechanical properties
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2018 journal article

Influence of microstructure on thermal stability of ultrafine-grained Cu processed by equal channel angular pressing

JOURNAL OF MATERIALS SCIENCE, 53(18), 13173–13185.

By: N. Liang*, Y. Zhao, Y. Li*, T. Topping*, Y. Zhu n, R. Valiev*, E. Lavernia*

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2018 journal article

Interface affected zone for optimal strength and ductility in heterogeneous laminate

Materials Today, 21(7), 713–719.

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: January 25, 2020

2018 journal article

Ni Nanobuffer Layer Provides Light-Weight CNT/Cu Fibers with Superior Robustness, Conductivity, and Ampacity

ACS APPLIED MATERIALS & INTERFACES, 10(9), 8197–8204.

author keywords: carbon nanotube; composite fiber; buffer layer; interfacial bonding electroplating; ampacity
TL;DR: It is reported that a strong CNT-Cu interface can be formed by introducing a Ni nanobuffer layer before depositing the Cu layer, which promotes the load and heat transfer efficiencies between the CNT fiber and Cu layer and improves the quality of the deposited Cu layer. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2018 journal article

Origins and dissociation of pyramidal <c + a> dislocations in magnesium and its alloys

ACTA MATERIALIA, 146, 265–272.

author keywords: Magnesium alloy; Dislocation dissociation; Slip systems; Generalized stacking fault energy; Density-functional theory
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2018 journal article

Quantifying the synergetic strengthening in gradient material

SCRIPTA MATERIALIA, 150, 22–25.

By: Y. Wang*, C. Huang*, M. Wang*, Y. Li* & Y. Zhu n

author keywords: Gradient structure; Synergetic strengthening; Yield strength; Hardness
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2018 review

Review on superior strength and enhanced ductility of metallic nanomaterials

[Review of ]. PROGRESS IN MATERIALS SCIENCE, 94, 462–540.

By: I. Ovid'ko*, R. Valiev* & Y. Zhu n

author keywords: Strength; Ductility; Nanostructured materials; Metals; Deformation; Fracture; Dislocations; Grain boundaries; Twins; Heterostructure
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2018 review

Structural evolutions of metallic materials processed by severe plastic deformation

[Review of ]. MATERIALS SCIENCE & ENGINEERING R-REPORTS, 133, 1–59.

author keywords: Severe plastic deformation; Nanostructured metallic materials; Grain refinement; Grain growth; Dislocations; Deformation twinning; Phase transformation; Mechanical properties
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: December 17, 2018

2018 journal article

Superior strength and ductility of 316L stainless steel with heterogeneous lamella structure

JOURNAL OF MATERIALS SCIENCE, 53(14), 10442–10456.

By: J. Li*, Y. Cao*, B. Gao*, Y. Li* & Y. Zhu n

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Bauschinger effect and back stress in gradient Cu-Ge alloy

Metallurgical and Materials Transactions. A, Physical Metallurgy and Materials Science, 48A(9), 3943–3950.

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Effect of grain structure on Charpy impact behavior of copper

SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 7.

By: N. Liang*, Y. Zhao, J. Wang* & Y. Zhu n

TL;DR: The high strain rate during the Charpy impact was found to enhance the strain hardening capability of the UFG Cu due to the suppression of dynamic dislocation recovery, and it is found that their impact toughness is almost comparable to that of coarse grained Cu. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Effect of strain rate on the mechanical properties of a gum metal with various microstructures

ACTA MATERIALIA, 132, 193–208.

By: S. Liu*, Z. Pan*, Y. Zhao*, T. Topping*, R. Valiev*, X. Liao*, E. Lavernia*, Y. Zhu n, Q. Wei*

author keywords: Gum metal; ECAP; Adiabatic shear banding; EBSD; Texture; Grain refinement
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Gradient Structured Copper by Rotationally Accelerated Shot Peening

JOURNAL OF MATERIALS SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, 33(7), 758–761.

By: X. Wang*, Y. Li*, Q. Zhang*, Y. Zhao* & Y. Zhu n

author keywords: Microstructure; Rotationally accelerated shot peening; Gradient structure; Hardness; Copper
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Gradient structure produces superior dynamic shear properties

MATERIALS RESEARCH LETTERS, 5(7), 501–507.

By: X. Bian*, F. Yuan*, Y. Zhu n & X. Wu*

author keywords: Gradient structure; dynamic shear response; adiabatic shear band; ductility; Hopkinson bar
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Heterogeneous materials: a new class of materials with unprecedented mechanical properties

Materials Research Letters, 5(8), 527–532.

By: X. Wu* & Y. Zhu n

author keywords: Heterogeneous materials; strain gradient; back-stress; mechanical incompatibility; mechanical properties
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: January 25, 2020

2017 journal article

Investigation and modification of carbon buckypaper as an electrocatalyst support for oxygen reduction

JOURNAL OF APPLIED ELECTROCHEMISTRY, 47(1), 105–115.

By: S. Huang n, Q. Li*, Y. Zhu n & P. Fedkiw n

author keywords: Buckypaper; Carbon nanotube (CNT); Support; Pt electrocatalyst; Oxygen reduction reaction; Polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells (PEMFC)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Investigation of microcombing parameters in enhancing the properties of carbon nanotube yarns

MATERIALS & DESIGN, 134, 181–187.

By: Y. Yu n, L. Zhang n, O. Yildiz n, H. Deng n, C. Zhao n, P. Bradford n, J. Li*, Y. Zhu n

author keywords: Carbon nanotube yarns; microcombing effects; mechanical properties; electrical properties
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Lattice expansion and grain boundary excess volume of nanocrystalline se prepared by mechanical milling

Reviews on Advanced Materials Science, 48(1), 52–61.

By: Y. Zhao & Y. Zhu

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Mechanical properties and microstructure of advanced metallic alloys in honor of Prof. Hael Mughrabi - Part A fracture and fatigue introduction

Journal of Materials Research, 32(23), 4273–4275.

By: M. Goken, G. Eggeler, Y. Zhu & L. Lu

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Mechanical properties and microstructure of advanced metallic alloys in honor of Prof. Hael Mughrabi - Part B - high temperature and nanomaterials introduction

Journal of Materials Research, 32(24), 4463–4465.

By: M. Goken, G. Eggeler, Y. Zhu & L. Lu

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 review

Microstructural evolution and mechanical properties of a 5052 Al alloy with gradient structures

[Review of ]. Journal of Materials Research, 32(23), 4443–4451.

By: Y. Li, L. Li, J. Nie, Y. Cao, Y. Zhao & Y. Zhu

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Microstructure Microstructure and thermal stability of nanocrystalline Mg-Gd-Y-Zr alloy processed by high pressure torsion

JOURNAL OF ALLOYS AND COMPOUNDS, 721, 577–585.

By: L. Tang*, Y. Zhao*, R. Islamgaliev, R. Valiev* & Y. Zhu n

author keywords: Magnesium; Alloying Nanocrystalline; Plastic deformation; Density-functional theory calculations; Thermal stability
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Microstructure evolution and mechanical properties of Al-TiB2/TiC in situ aluminum-based composites during Accumulative Roll Bonding (ARB) process

Materials, 10(2).

By: J. Nie, F. Wang, Y. Li, Y. Cao, X. Liu, Y. Zhao, Y. Zhu

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

On the origin and behavior of irradiation-induced c-component dislocation loops in magnesium

ACTA MATERIALIA, 131, 457–466.

author keywords: In situ transmission electron microscopy; C-component dislocation loop; Atomic structure; Magnesium; Stacking faults
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Radial growth of multi-walled carbon nanotubes in aligned sheets through cyclic carbon deposition and graphitization

CARBON, 111, 411–418.

By: S. Faraji n, O. Yildiz n, C. Rost n, K. Stano n, N. Farahbakhsh n, Y. Zhu n, P. Bradford n

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 journal article

Soldering carbon nanotube fibers by targeted electrothermal-induced carbon deposition

CARBON, 121, 242–247.

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2017 article

The Evolution of Strain Gradient and Anisotropy in Gradient-Structured Metal

Bian, X., Yuan, F., Wu, X., & Zhu, Y. (2017, September). METALLURGICAL AND MATERIALS TRANSACTIONS A-PHYSICAL METALLURGY AND MATERIALS SCIENCE, Vol. 48A, pp. 3951–3960.

By: X. Bian*, F. Yuan*, X. Wu* & Y. Zhu*

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Alloying Mg with Gd and Y: Increasing both plasticity and strength

COMPUTATIONAL MATERIALS SCIENCE, 115, 85–91.

author keywords: Magnesium alloys; Plastic deformation; Generalized planar fault energy; Density-functional theory calculations
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Atomic-scale homogenization in an fcc-based high-entropy alloy via severe plastic deformation

JOURNAL OF ALLOYS AND COMPOUNDS, 686, 15–23.

By: H. Yuan*, M. Tsai*, G. Sha*, F. Liu, Z. Horita*, Y. Zhu n, J. Wang*

author keywords: High-entropy alloy; Severe plastic deformation (SPD); High-pressure torsion; Homogenization; Atom probe tomography
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Back stress strengthening and strain hardening in gradient structure

MATERIALS RESEARCH LETTERS, 4(3), 145–151.

author keywords: Back Stress; Geometrically Necessary Dislocations; Work Hardening; Ductility; Gradient Structure
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Combining gradient structure and TRIP effect to produce austenite stainless steel with high strength and ductility

ACTA MATERIALIA, 112, 337–346.

author keywords: Gradient structure; Strain hardening; Ductility; Transformation-induced plasticity; Strain partitioning
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Contribution of van der Waals forces to the plasticity of magnesium

ACTA MATERIALIA, 107, 127–132.

By: Z. Ding*, W. Liu*, S. Li*, D. Zhang*, Y. Zhao*, E. Lavernia*, Y. Zhu n

author keywords: Magnesium; Generalized stacking fault energy; Restoring stress; Density-functional theory; van der Waals forces
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Effect of charge redistribution factor on stacking-fault energies of Mg-based binary alloys

SCRIPTA MATERIALIA, 112, 101–105.

author keywords: Magnesium alloys; First-principles calculations; Stacking-fault energies; Suzuki segregation; Charge redistribution factor
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Effect of nano-oxide particle size on radiation resistance of iron-chromium alloys

JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MATERIALS, 469, 72–81.

By: W. Xu n, L. Li n, J. Valdez*, M. Saber*, Y. Zhu n, C. Koch n, R. Scattergood n

author keywords: He bubble; Irradiation; Nano-oxide; Void swelling
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Effect of triple junctions on deformation twinning in a nanostructured Cu-Zn alloy: A statistical study using transmission Kikuchi diffraction

Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology, 7, 1501–1506.

By: S. Liu, X. Ma, L. Li, L. Zhang, P. Trimby, X. Liao, Y. Li, Y. Zhao, Y. Zhu

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Enhanced strength and ductility of AZ80 Mg alloys by spray forming and ECAP

MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING A-STRUCTURAL MATERIALS PROPERTIES MICROSTRUCTURE AND PROCESSING, 670, 280–291.

By: L. Tang*, Y. Zhao*, R. Islamgaliev, C. Tsao*, R. Valiev*, E. Lavernia*, Y. Zhu n

author keywords: Spray forming; ECAP; Strengthening; Deformation mechanisms; Ultra-fine grains
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Fabrication of Al/Mg/Al composites via accumulative roll bonding and their mechanical properties

Materials, 9(11).

By: J. Nie, M. Liu, F. Wang, Y. Zhao, Y. Li, Y. Cao, Y. Zhu

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Fundamentals of Superior Properties in Bulk NanoSPD Materials

MATERIALS RESEARCH LETTERS, 4(1), 1–21.

By: R. Valiev*, Y. Estrin*, Z. Horita*, T. Langdon*, M. Zehetbauer* & Y. Zhu n

author keywords: Severe Plastic Deformation; Ultrafine-grained Materials; Nanostructures; Properties
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Grain size effect on radiation tolerance of nanocrystalline Mo

SCRIPTA MATERIALIA, 123, 90–94.

By: G. Cheng n, W. Xu n, Y. Wang*, A. Misra* & Y. Zhu n

author keywords: Radiation damage; Body-centered cubic (bcc); Nanocrystalline; Grain size effect; Magnetron sputtering
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Localized deformation via multiple twinning in a Mg-Gd-Y-Zr alloy processed by high-pressure torsion

MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING A-STRUCTURAL MATERIALS PROPERTIES MICROSTRUCTURE AND PROCESSING, 677, 68–75.

By: L. Tang*, Y. Zhao*, N. Liang, R. Islamgaliev, R. Valiev* & Y. Zhu n

author keywords: Magnesium; Alloying; Deformation twinning; Grain refinement; Deformation bands
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Mechanical properties of copper/bronze laminates: Role of interfaces

ACTA MATERIALIA, 116, 43–52.

By: X. Ma n, C. Huang*, J. Moering n, M. Ruppert*, H. Hoeppel, M. Goeken, J. Narayan n, Y. Zhu n

author keywords: Interface; Laminate structure; Geometrically necessary dislocation (GND); Interface-affected zone; Back stress hardening
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Microcombing enables high-performance carbon nanotube composites

COMPOSITES SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 123, 92–98.

By: L. Zhang n, X. Wang n, R. Li*, Q. Li*, P. Bradford n & Y. Zhu n

author keywords: Carbon nanotubes; Polymer-matrix composites (PMCs); Electrical properties; Mechanical properties; Microcombing
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Microstructural evolution and phase transformation in twinning induced plasticity steel induced by high-pressure torsion

ACTA MATERIALIA, 109, 300–313.

author keywords: Twinning-induced plasticity steel; Nanostructures; Phase transformation; Element diffusion and segregation; High-pressure torsion
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Microstructure and tensile behaviour of pure titanium produced after high-energy shot peening

MATERIALS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 32(13), 1323–1329.

By: S. Dai*, Y. Zhu n & Z. Huang*

author keywords: Pure titanium; High-energy shot peening; Microstructure; Twins; Dislocations; Mechanical property
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Microstructure evolution and strengthening mechanisms of pure titanium with nano-structured surface obtained by high energy shot peening

VACUUM, 125, 215–221.

By: S. Dai*, Y. Zhu n & Z. Huang*

author keywords: Pure titanium; Gradient nanocrystallization; High energy shot peening; Microstructure; Tensile properties
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Nucleation of deformation twins in nanocrystalline fcc alloys

PHILOSOPHICAL MAGAZINE, 96(36), 3790–3802.

By: X. Fang n, X. Ma n, L. Zhang n & Y. Zhu n

author keywords: Deformation twinning; nanomaterials; alloys; grain size
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Producing Bulk Ultrafine-Grained Materials by Severe Plastic Deformation: Ten Years Later

JOM, 68(4), 1216–1226.

By: R. Valiev*, Y. Estrin*, Z. Horita*, T. Langdon*, M. Zehetbauer* & Y. Zhu n

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Remarkably enhanced thermal transport based on a flexible horizontally-aligned carbon nanotube array film

SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 6.

By: L. Qiu*, X. Wang*, G. Su*, D. Tang*, X. Zheng*, J. Zhu*, Z. Wang*, P. Norris* ...

TL;DR: This work reports a simultaneous sevenfold increase in in-plane thermal conductivity and a fourfold reduction in the thermal contact resistance at the flexible CNT-SiO2 coated heat sink interface by coupling the CNTs with orderly physical overlapping along the horizontal direction through an engineering approach (shear pressing). (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Strength and ductility of gradient structured copper obtained by surface mechanical attrition treatment

MATERIALS & DESIGN, 105, 89–95.

author keywords: Gradient structure; Mechanical properties; Mobile dislocation density; Synergetic strengthening; Pure copper; Surface mechanical attrition treatment
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Strengthening and toughening effects by strapping carbon nanotube cross-links with polymer molecules

COMPOSITES SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 135, 123–127.

By: J. Zou*, X. Zhang*, J. Zhao*, C. Lei*, Y. Zhao*, Y. Zhu n, Q. Li*

author keywords: Carbon nanotube fiber; Strengthening; Toughening; Cross-link; Strapping
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Synergetic strengthening far beyond rule of mixtures in gradient structured aluminum rod

SCRIPTA MATERIALIA, 122, 106–109.

By: J. Moering n, X. Ma n, J. Malkin*, M. Yang*, Y. Zhu n & S. Mathaudhu*

author keywords: Gradient structure; Strength and ductility; Surface hardening; Mechanical incompatibility; Multiaxial stress states
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Ultraviolet light irradiation on pitting corrosion of Cu-based bulk metallic glasses

JOURNAL OF ALLOYS AND COMPOUNDS, 661, 345–348.

By: J. Wu*, X. Li*, H. Cao*, Y. Pan* & Y. Zhu n

author keywords: Metallic glasses; Corrosion; Scanning electron microscopy
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

A model for < c plus a & rang; dislocation transmission across nano-spaced parallel basal stacking faults in a HCP alloy

A model for < c plus a & rang; dislocation transmission across nano-spaced parallel basal stacking faults in a HCP alloy. PHILOSOPHICAL MAGAZINE LETTERS, 95(1), 58–66.

By: P. Gu*, Y. Zhu n & S. Mathaudhu n

author keywords: flow stress; nano-structure; stacking fault; plastic deformation
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Alloying effect on grain-size dependent deformation twinning in nanocrystalline Cu-Zn alloys

PHILOSOPHICAL MAGAZINE, 95(3), 301–310.

By: X. Ma n, W. Xu n, H. Zhou n, J. Moering n, J. Narayan n & Y. Zhu n

author keywords: grain size; nanomaterials; alloys; stacking-fault energy; deformation twinning
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

An Ideal Ultrafine-Grained Structure for High Strength and High Ductility

MATERIALS RESEARCH LETTERS, 3(2), 88–94.

By: C. Huang*, W. Hu*, Q. Wang*, C. Wang*, G. Yang* & Y. Zhu n

author keywords: Ultrafine Grains; Dislocations; Twins; Stacking Faults; Strength and Ductility
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Anneal hardening of a nanostructured Cu-Al alloy processed by high-pressure torsion and rolling

MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING A-STRUCTURAL MATERIALS PROPERTIES MICROSTRUCTURE AND PROCESSING, 628, 207–215.

By: J. Tao, G. Chen, W. Jian*, J. Wang*, Y. Zhu*, X. Zhu, T. Langdon

author keywords: Annealing twins; Cu-Al alloy; High-pressure torsion (HPT); Nanostructured (NS) materials; Recrystallization
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Atomic-scale investigation of interface-facilitated deformation twinning in severely deformed Ag-Cu nanolamellar composites

Applied Physics Letters, 107(1), 011901.

By: X. An*, S. Zhu*, Y. Cao*, M. Kawasaki*, X. Liao*, S. Ringer*, J. Nie*, T. Langdon*, Y. Zhu n

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
11. Sustainable Cities and Communities (OpenAlex)
Source: Crossref
Added: January 25, 2020

2015 journal article

Atomic-scale investigation of interface-facilitated deformation twinning in severely deformed Ag-Cu nanolamellar composites

Applied Physics Letters, 107(1).

By: X. An, S. Zhu, Y. Cao, M. Kawasaki, X. Liao, S. Ringer, J. Nie, T. Langdon, Y. Zhu

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Effect of Ag on interfacial segregation in Mg-Gd-Y-(Ag)-Zr alloy

ACTA MATERIALIA, 95, 20–29.

By: H. Zhou n, G. Cheng n, X. Ma n, W. Xu n, S. Mathaudhu*, Q. Wang*, Y. Zhu n

author keywords: Magnesium alloys; Interface; Segregation; HAADF-STEM; Crystal structure
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Effect of equal-channel angular pressing and aging on corrosion behavior of ZK60 Mg alloy

TRANSACTIONS OF NONFERROUS METALS SOCIETY OF CHINA, 25(12), 3909–3920.

By: X. Li*, J. Jiang*, Y. Zhao*, A. Ma*, D. Wen* & Y. Zhu n

author keywords: ZK60 Mg alloy; equal-channel angular pressing; aging; corrosion resistance; fine-grains
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Fabrication of epitaxial Cu3Ge on sapphire with controlled crystallinity and planar defects

JOURNAL OF ALLOYS AND COMPOUNDS, 641, 238–243.

author keywords: Cu3Ge thin film; Sapphire; Twin; Pulsed laser deposition; Semiconductor metallization
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
9. Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Grain boundary formation by remnant dislocations from the de-twinning of thin nano-twins

SCRIPTA MATERIALIA, 100, 98–101.

By: Y. Cao*, Y. Wang*, X. An*, X. Liao*, M. Kawasaki*, S. Ringer*, T. Langdon*, Y. Zhu n

author keywords: Grain boundary; Twinning; De-twinning; Grain refinement; Steel
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Heterogeneous lamella structure unites ultrafine-grain strength with coarse-grain ductility

PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 112(47), 14501–14505.

author keywords: back-stress hardening; heterogeneous lamella structure; ductility; strength; strain partitioning
TL;DR: A heterogeneous lamella structure in Ti produced by asymmetric rolling and partial recrystallization that can produce an unprecedented property combination: as strong as ultrafine-grained metal and at the same time as ductile as conventional coarse- grained metal. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Influence of gradient structure volume fraction on the mechanical properties of pure copper

MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING A-STRUCTURAL MATERIALS PROPERTIES MICROSTRUCTURE AND PROCESSING, 645, 280–285.

author keywords: Gradient structure; Strength; Ductility; Synergetic strengthening
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Influence of scandium addition on the high-temperature grain size stabilization of oxide-dispersion-strengthened (ODS) ferritic alloy

MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING A-STRUCTURAL MATERIALS PROPERTIES MICROSTRUCTURE AND PROCESSING, 636, 565–571.

By: L. Li n, W. Xu n, M. Saber n, Y. Zhu n, C. Koch n & R. Scattergood n

author keywords: Mechanical alloying; Oxide-dispersion-strengthened alloy; Thermal stability; Sc stabilization
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Long-term stability of 14YT-4Sc alloy at high temperature

MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING A-STRUCTURAL MATERIALS PROPERTIES MICROSTRUCTURE AND PROCESSING, 647, 222–228.

By: L. Li n, W. Xu n, M. Saber*, Y. Zhu n, C. Koch n & R. Scattergood n

author keywords: Nanocrystalline ODS ferritic alloys; Grain growth; Sc stabilization; long-term stability
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Microstructures and Stabilization Mechanisms of Nanocrystalline Iron-Chromium Alloys with Hafnium Addition

METALLURGICAL AND MATERIALS TRANSACTIONS A-PHYSICAL METALLURGY AND MATERIALS SCIENCE, 46A(9), 4394–4404.

By: W. Xu n, L. Li n, M. Saber n, C. Koch n, Y. Zhu n & R. Scattergood n

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Stacking-fault energy effect on zero-strain deformation twinning in nanocrystalline Cu-Zn alloys

SCRIPTA MATERIALIA, 109, 89–93.

By: X. Ma n, H. Zhou n, J. Narayan n & Y. Zhu n

author keywords: Deformation twin; Zero-strain twinning; Nanocrystalline alloy; Stacking-fault energy
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Strain hardening and ductility in a coarse-grain/nanostructure laminate material

SCRIPTA MATERIALIA, 103, 57–60.

By: X. Ma n, C. Huang*, W. Xu n, H. Zhou n, X. Wu* & Y. Zhu n

author keywords: Laminate structure; Strain hardening; Ductility; Nanostructure; Interface
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
11. Sustainable Cities and Communities (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Strong and Conductive Dry Carbon Nanotube Films by Microcombing

SMALL, 11(31), 3830–3836.

By: L. Zhang n, X. Wang n, W. Xu n, Y. Zhang*, Q. Li*, P. Bradford n, Y. Zhu n

author keywords: carbon nanotube films; carbon nanotubes; electrical properties; mechanical properties; microstructures
TL;DR: A novel approach to fabricate aligned CNT films with a uniform structure using sharp surgical blades with microsized features at the blade edges to comb single layer of CNT sheet, which requires less rigorous process control and can construct C NT films with reproducible properties. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Superior mechanical properties of ZK60 mg alloy processed by equal channel angular pressing and rolling

MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING A-STRUCTURAL MATERIALS PROPERTIES MICROSTRUCTURE AND PROCESSING, 630, 45–50.

By: Y. Yuan*, A. Ma*, X. Gou*, J. Jiang*, F. Lu*, D. Song*, Y. Zhu n

author keywords: Mg alloy; ECAP; Rolling; Strength; Texture
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

The role of shear strain on texture and microstructural gradients in low carbon steel processed by Surface Mechanical Attrition Treatment

SCRIPTA MATERIALIA, 108, 100–103.

By: J. Moering n, X. Ma n, G. Chen, P. Miao, G. Li, G. Qian, S. Mathaudhu*, Y. Zhu n

author keywords: Shear strain; Gradient; Texture; Microstructure; Hardness
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Ultralight anisotropic foams from layered aligned carbon nanotube sheets

NANOSCALE, 7(40), 17038–17047.

By: S. Faraji n, K. Stano n, O. Yildiz n, A. Li n, Y. Zhu n & P. Bradford n

TL;DR: Large scale, ultralight aligned carbon nanotube (CNT) structures which have densities an order of magnitude lower than CNT arrays, have tunable properties and exhibit resiliency after compression are presented. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

A new metastable precipitate phase in Mg-Gd-Y-Zr alloy

PHILOSOPHICAL MAGAZINE, 94(21), 2403–2409.

By: H. Zhou n, W. Xu n, W. Jian n, G. Cheng n, X. Ma n, W. Guo*, S. Mathaudhu n, Q. Wang*, Y. Zhu n

author keywords: magnesium alloys; metastable phases; base-centred orthorhombic structure; phase transformations
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Concurrent microstructural evolution of ferrite and austenite in a duplex stainless steel processed by high-pressure torsion

ACTA MATERIALIA, 63, 16–29.

By: Y. Cao*, Y. Wang*, X. An*, X. Liao*, M. Kawasaki*, S. Ringer*, T. Langdon*, Y. Zhu n

author keywords: Steel; High-pressure torsion; Twinning; De-twinning; Grain refinement
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Dry-Processable Carbon Nanotubes for Functional Devices and Composites

Small, 10(22), 4606–4625.

author keywords: carbon nanotubes; films; composites; energy harvesting; devices
TL;DR: Various dry-processable CNTs are reviewed, focusing on their synthesis, properties, and applications, and important applications such as functional thin-film devices, strong CNT films, and composites are included. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Crossref
Added: August 27, 2021

2014 review

Dry-processable carbon nanotubes for functional devices and composites

[Review of ]. Small (Weinheim An Der Bergstrasse, Germany), 10(22), 4606–4625.

By: J. Di, X. Wang, Y. Xing, Y. Zhang, X. Zhang, W. Lu, Q. Li, Y. Zhu

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Dynamic Void Growth and Shrinkage in Mg under Electron Irradiation

Materials Research Letters, 2(3), 176–183.

author keywords: Void; Coalescence; Growth; Electron Irradiation; Magnesium
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: February 24, 2020

2014 journal article

Effect of severe plastic deformation on the structure and mechanical properties of bulk nanocrystalline metals

Acta Metallurgica Sinica, 50(2), 156–168.

By: S. Ni, X. Liao & Y. Zhu

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Extraordinary strain hardening by gradient structure

PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 111(20), 7197–7201.

author keywords: gradient structured metal; nanocrystalline metal
MeSH headings : Biophysical Phenomena; Hardness; Materials Testing; Metals / chemistry; Microscopy, Electron, Transmission / methods; Nanostructures / chemistry; Pressure; Stress, Mechanical; Surface Properties; Temperature; Tensile Strength
TL;DR: It is reported that the gradient structure in engineering materials such as metals renders a unique extra strain hardening, which leads to high ductility, which is a hitherto unknown strategy to develop strong and ductile materials by architecting heterogeneous nanostructures. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

High-temperature grain size stabilization of nanocrystalline Fe-Cr alloys with Hf additions

MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING A-STRUCTURAL MATERIALS PROPERTIES MICROSTRUCTURE AND PROCESSING, 613, 289–295.

By: L. Li n, M. Saber n, W. Xu n, Y. Zhu n, C. Koch n & R. Scattergood n

author keywords: Mechanical alloying; Nanocrystalline Fe-Cr alloys; Grain growth; Thermal stability
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Macroscopic Twinning Strain in Nanocrystalline Cu

Materials Research Letters, 2(2), 63–69.

By: F. Wu n, Y. Zhu n & J. Narayan n

author keywords: Twinning Mechanism; Macrostrain; Nanocrystalline fcc Metals; Random Activation of Partials; Cooperative Slip of Three Partials; Monotonic Activation of Partials
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: September 8, 2020

2014 journal article

Mechanical and electrical properties of aligned carbon nanotube/carbon matrix composites

CARBON, 75, 307–313.

By: Z. Zhou n, X. Wang n, S. Faraji n, P. Bradford n, Q. Li* & Y. Zhu n

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Mechanical, electrical and thermal properties of aligned carbon nanotube/polyimide composites

COMPOSITES PART B-ENGINEERING, 56, 408–412.

By: Q. Jiang*, X. Wang n, Y. Zhu n, D. Hui* & Y. Qiu*

author keywords: Carbon nanotubes; Polyimide; Nanocomposite; Spray winding; Multi-functional
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Nano ZrO2 particles in nanocrystalline Fe-14Cr-1.5Zr alloy powders

JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MATERIALS, 452(1-3), 434–439.

By: W. Xu n, L. Li n, M. Saber n, C. Koch n, Y. Zhu n & R. Scattergood n

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Nucleation and growth mechanism of Ag precipitates in a CuAgZr alloy

MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING A-STRUCTURAL MATERIALS PROPERTIES MICROSTRUCTURE AND PROCESSING, 610, 85–90.

By: W. Piyawit n, W. Xu n, S. Mathaudhu n, J. Freudenberger*, J. Rigsbee n & Y. Zhu n

author keywords: Precipitation; Ledge; Interfaces; Copper alloys; Precipitate alignment
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 article

Preface to the special issue on ultrafine-grained materials

Mathaudhu, S. N., Estrin, Y., Horita, Z., Lavernia, E., Liao, X. Z., Lu, L., … Zhu, Y. T. (2014, October). JOURNAL OF MATERIALS SCIENCE, Vol. 49, pp. 6485–6486.

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Size effect of primary Y2O3 additions on the characteristics of the nanostructured ferritic ODS alloys: Comparing as-milled and as-milled/annealed alloys using S/TEM

JOURNAL OF NUCLEAR MATERIALS, 452(1-3), 223–229.

By: M. Saber n, W. Xu n, L. Li n, Y. Zhu n, C. Koch n & R. Scattergood n

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Stabilizing carbon nanotube yarns using chemical vapor infiltration

COMPOSITES SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 90, 82–87.

By: V. Thiagarajan n, X. Wang n, P. Bradford n, Y. Zhu n & F. Yuan n

author keywords: Carbon nanotubes; Nano-composites; Electrical properties; Mechanical properties; Scanning electron microscopy (SEM); Chemical vapor infiltration (CVI)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Strengthening at nanoscaled coherent twin boundary in f.c.c. metals

PHILOSOPHICAL MAGAZINE, 94(11), 1249–1262.

By: P. Gu*, M. Dao* & Y. Zhu n

author keywords: strengthening mechanisms; nanostructures; dislocations
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Structural annealing of carbon coated aligned multi-walled carbon nanotube sheets

Carbon, 79, 113–122.

By: S. Faraji n, K. Stano n, C. Rost n, J. Maria n, Y. Zhu n & P. Bradford n

Sources: Crossref, ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Synergetic Strengthening by Gradient Structure

Materials Research Letters, 2(4), 185–191.

By: X. Wu*, P. Jiang*, L. Chen*, J. Zhang*, F. Yuan* & Y. Zhu n

author keywords: Gradient Structure; Synergetic Strengthening; Stress Gradient; Mechanical Incompatibility
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: August 27, 2021

2014 review

Tuning exchange bias in epitaxial Ni/MgO/TiN heterostructures integrated on Si(100)

[Review of ]. CURRENT OPINION IN SOLID STATE & MATERIALS SCIENCE, 18(5), 263–268.

By: F. Wu n, S. Rao n, J. Prater n, Y. Zhu n & J. Narayan n

author keywords: Epitaxial Ni thin films; Exchange bias; Pulsed laser deposition; Domain matching epitaxy
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
14. Life Below Water (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Twinning via the motion of incoherent twin boundaries nucleated at grain boundaries in a nanocrystalline Cu alloy

SCRIPTA MATERIALIA, 72-73, 35–38.

author keywords: Twinning; Incoherent twin boundary; Nanocrystalline Cu alloy; Grain boundary
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Carbon Nanotube Yarn Electrodes for Enhanced Detection of Neurotransmitter Dynamics in Live Brain Tissue

ACS NANO, 7(9), 7864–7873.

By: A. Schmidt n, X. Wang n, Y. Zhu n & L. Sombers n

author keywords: FSCV; carbon fiber; microelectrode; dopamine; voltammetry
MeSH headings : Action Potentials / physiology; Animals; Brain / physiology; Conductometry / instrumentation; Equipment Design; Equipment Failure Analysis; Male; Microelectrodes; Molecular Imaging / instrumentation; Nanofibers / chemistry; Nanotubes, Carbon / chemistry; Nanotubes, Carbon / ultrastructure; Neurotransmitter Agents / metabolism; Organ Culture Techniques; Rats; Rats, Sprague-Dawley; Reproducibility of Results; Sensitivity and Specificity; Synaptic Transmission / physiology
TL;DR: The results demonstrate that the distinct structural and electronic properties of the nanotubes result in improved selectivity, sensitivity, and spatial resolution, as well as faster apparent electron transfer kinetics when compared to the conventional carbon-fiber microelectrodes typically used in vivo. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

De-twinning via secondary twinning in face-centered cubic alloys

MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING A-STRUCTURAL MATERIALS PROPERTIES MICROSTRUCTURE AND PROCESSING, 578, 110–114.

author keywords: Severe plastic deformation; Steel; Twinning; De-twinning; Transmission electron microscopy
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
11. Sustainable Cities and Communities (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Deformation-induced omega phase in nanocrystalline Mo

SCRIPTA MATERIALIA, 68(2), 130–133.

Contributors: G. Cheng n, H. Yuan n, W. Jian n, W. Xu n, P. Millett* & Y. Zhu n

author keywords: Phase transformation; Nanocrystalline; Body-centered cubic; Deformation mechanism; High-pressure torsion
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Dislocations with edge components in nanocrystalline bcc Mo

Journal of Materials Research, 28(13), 1820–1826.

By: G. Cheng n, W. Xu n, W. Jian n, H. Yuan n, M. Tsai n, Y. Zhu n, Y. Zhang*, P. Millett*

Contributors: G. Cheng n, W. Xu n, W. Jian n, H. Yuan n, M. Tsai n, Y. Zhu n, Y. Zhang*, P. Millett*

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Editorial

Materials Research Letters, 1(1), 1–2.

By: Y. Zhu*, Q. Jia, M. Barsoum, S. Mathaudhu, A. Misra, C. Nan, D. Raabe

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: August 27, 2021

2013 journal article

Effect of carbon nanotube length on thermal, electrical and mechanical properties of CNT/bismaleimide composites

CARBON, 53, 145–152.

By: X. Wang n, Q. Jiang n, W. Xu n, W. Cai*, Y. Inoue* & Y. Zhu n

Contributors: X. Wang n, Q. Jiang n, W. Xu n, W. Cai*, Y. Inoue* & Y. Zhu n

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Elemental separation in nanocrystalline Cu-Al alloys

Applied Physics Letters, 102(23).

By: Y. Wang*, X. Liao*, Y. Zhao*, J. Cooley*, Z. Horita* & Y. Zhu n

Contributors: Y. Wang*, X. Liao*, Y. Zhao*, J. Cooley*, Z. Horita* & Y. Zhu n

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Enzyme kinetic characterization of microbe-produced urease for microbe-driven calcite mineralization

REACTION KINETICS MECHANISMS AND CATALYSIS, 108(1), 51–57.

By: L. Li*, C. Qian*, Y. Zhao* & Y. Zhu n

author keywords: Cementation; Michaelis-Menten equation; Microbe calcite precipitation; Urea hydrolysis; Urease-producing bacteria
TL;DR: To contrive the highest Vmax of the Michaelis–Menten enzyme kinetics equation for the fastest urea hydrolysis rate, 35 °C, pH 10, 2 M urea and 2-M Ca2+ were the optimal conditions based on the studies. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Formation Mechanisms of High-density Growth Twins in Aluminum with High Stacking-Fault Energy

Materials Research Letters, 1(1), 51–60.

By: D. Bufford*, Y. Liu*, Y. Zhu*, Z. Bi*, Q. Jia*, H. Wang*, X. Zhang*

author keywords: Aluminum; Interfaces; Mechanical Properties; Silver; Twin Boundaries
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: August 27, 2021

2013 journal article

Grain Size Effect on Deformation Mechanisms of Nanocrystalline bcc Metals

Materials Research Letters, 1(1), 26–31.

author keywords: Dislocation; bcc; Nanocrystalline; Grain Size; Deformation Mechanism
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: August 28, 2021

2013 journal article

Grain size effect on deformation twinning and detwinning

JOURNAL OF MATERIALS SCIENCE, 48(13), 4467–4475.

By: Y. Zhu n, X. Liao*, X. Wu* & J. Narayan n

Contributors: Y. Zhu n, X. Liao*, X. Wu* & J. Narayan n

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Grain size effect on twin density in as-deposited nanocrystalline Cu film

Philosophical Magazine, 93(35), 4355–4363.

By: F. Wu n, Y. Zhu n & J. Narayan n

author keywords: twins; nanocrystalline; grain size effect; copper; thin film
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: September 8, 2020

2013 journal article

In-situ atomic-scale observation of irradiation-induced void formation

NATURE COMMUNICATIONS, 4.

By: W. Xu n, Y. Zhang*, G. Cheng n, W. Jian n, P. Millett*, C. Koch n, S. Mathaudhu, Y. Zhu n

TL;DR: In-situ atomic-scale observation of the nucleation and growth of voids in hexagonal close-packed magnesium under electron irradiation shows that the initial growth in length is controlled by slow nucleation kinetics of vacancy layers on basal facets and anisotropic vacancy diffusivity, and the subsequent thickness growth is driven by thermodynamics to reduce surface energy. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Morphology, structure and composition of precipitates in Al0.3CoCrCu0.5FeNi high-entropy alloy

INTERMETALLICS, 32, 329–336.

By: M. Tsai n, H. Yuan n, G. Cheng n, W. Xu n, K. Tsai*, C. Tsai*, W. Jian n, C. Juan* ...

Contributors: M. Tsai n, H. Yuan n, G. Cheng n, W. Xu n, K. Tsai*, C. Tsai*, W. Jian n, C. Juan* ...

author keywords: Precipitates; Microstructure; Widmanstatten morphology; Electron microscopy; transmission
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Optimizing the strength and ductility of AZ91 Mg alloy by ECAP and subsequent aging

MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING A-STRUCTURAL MATERIALS PROPERTIES MICROSTRUCTURE AND PROCESSING, 588, 329–334.

author keywords: Mg alloy; ECAP; Aging; Precipitates; Strength
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Physics and model of strengthening by parallel stacking faults

Applied Physics Letters, 103(13), 133108.

By: W. Jian n, G. Cheng n, W. Xu n, C. Koch n, Q. Wang*, Y. Zhu n, S. Mathaudhu n

Sources: Crossref, ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Preface

Journal of Materials Science, 48(13), 4459–4460.

By: Y. Zhu n

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: August 28, 2021

2013 journal article

Significant hardening due to the formation of a sigma phase matrix in a high entropy alloy

INTERMETALLICS, 33, 81–86.

By: M. Tsai n, H. Yuan n, G. Cheng n, W. Xu n, W. Jian n, M. Chuang*, C. Juan*, A. Yeh* ...

Contributors: M. Tsai n, H. Yuan n, G. Cheng n, W. Xu n, W. Jian n, M. Chuang*, C. Juan*, A. Yeh*, S. Lin*, Y. Zhu n

author keywords: Age-hardening; Precipitates; Electron microscopy, transmission
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Special issue: Nanostructured materials preface

Journal of Materials Science, 48(13), 4459–4460.

By: Y. Zhu

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Stress relaxation in carbon nanotube-based fibers for load-bearing applications

CARBON, 52, 347–355.

By: M. Zu*, Q. Li*, Y. Zhu n, Y. Zhu n, G. Wang*, J. Byun*, T. Chou*

Contributors: M. Zu*, Q. Li*, Y. Zhu n, Y. Zhu n, G. Wang*, J. Byun*, T. Chou*

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Surface characterization and corrosion behavior of a novel gold-imitation copper alloy with high tarnish resistance in salt spray environment

Corrosion Science, 76, 42–51.

By: Z. Xiao*, Z. Li*, A. Zhu*, Y. Zhao*, J. Chen* & Y. Zhu*

author keywords: Alloy; Polarization; EIS; XPS; De-alloying; Passive films
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: August 28, 2021

2013 journal article

Twin intersection mechanisms in nanocrystalline fcc metals

MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING A-STRUCTURAL MATERIALS PROPERTIES MICROSTRUCTURE AND PROCESSING, 585, 292–296.

By: F. Wu n, H. Wen*, E. Lavernia*, J. Narayan n & Y. Zhu n

author keywords: Nanocrystalline materials; Twin intersection; HRTEM; Dislocation reaction
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Twinning in cryomilled nanocrystalline Mg powder

PHILOSOPHICAL MAGAZINE LETTERS, 93(8), 457–464.

author keywords: twinning; magnesium; nanocrystalline; cryomilling
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Ultrastrong Mg Alloy via Nano-spaced Stacking Faults

Materials Research Letters, 1(2), 61–66.

By: W. Jian n, G. Cheng, W. Xu, H. Yuan, M. Tsai, Q. Wang, C. Koch, Y. Zhu, S. Mathaudhu

author keywords: Stacking Faults; Mg; Strength; Ductility; Dislocations
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: February 24, 2020

2013 journal article

Ultrastrong, Stiff and Multifunctional Carbon Nanotube Composites

Materials Research Letters, 1(1), 19–25.

author keywords: Carbon Nanotubes; Composite Materials; Tensile Strength; Multifunctional; Alignment
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: August 28, 2020

2012 journal article

Aligned carbon nanotubes sandwiched in epitaxial NbC film for enhanced superconductivity

Nanoscale, 4(7), 2268–2271.

By: Y. Zhang*, F. Ronning*, K. Gofryk*, N. Mara*, N. Haberkorn*, G. Zou*, H. Wang*, J. Lee* ...

Contributors: Y. Zhang*, F. Ronning*, K. Gofryk*, N. Mara*, N. Haberkorn*, G. Zou*, H. Wang*, J. Lee* ...

MeSH headings : Electric Conductivity; Electroplating / methods; Microscopy, Electron, Scanning; Models, Biological; Nanocomposites / chemistry; Nanotechnology / methods; Nanotubes, Carbon / chemistry; Niobium / chemistry; Surface Properties
TL;DR: Highly aligned carbon nanotube (CNT) ribbons were sandwiched in epitaxial superconducting NbC films by a chemical solution deposition method that enhances the normal-state conductivity and improves thesuperconducting properties of the assembly. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 journal article

Applied stress controls the production of nano-twins in coarse-grained metals

Applied Physics Letters, 101(23).

Contributors: Y. Cao*, Y. Wang*, X. Liao*, M. Kawasaki*, S. Ringer*, T. Langdon*, Y. Zhu n

Sources: ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 journal article

Characterization of Carbon Nanotube Fiber Compressive Properties Using Tensile Recoil Measurement

ACS NANO, 6(5), 4288–4297.

By: M. Zu*, W. Lu*, Q. Li*, Y. Zhu n, G. Wang* & T. Chou*

Contributors: M. Zu*, W. Lu*, Q. Li*, Y. Zhu n, G. Wang* & T. Chou*

author keywords: carbon nanotube fibers; composite fibers; tensile recoil measurement; compressive behavior; resin infiltration
TL;DR: Detailed microscopic analysis of the fiber surface morphologies revealed that the principal recoil compressive failure mode of pure CNT fiber was kinking, while the CNT-epoxy composite fibers exhibited a failure mode in bending with combined tensile and compressiveFailure morphologies. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 journal article

Characterization of carbonic anhydrase II from Chlorella vulgaris in bio-CO2 capture

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND POLLUTION RESEARCH, 19(9), 4227–4232.

By: L. Li*, M. Fu*, Y. Zhao* & Y. Zhu n

author keywords: Carbonic anhydrase II; CaCO3; CO2 capture; Enzyme extract; Fresh water algae
MeSH headings : Carbon Dioxide / analysis; Carbon Dioxide / metabolism; Carbon Sequestration; Carbonic Anhydrase II / analysis; Carbonic Anhydrase II / metabolism; Chlorella vulgaris / growth & development; Chlorella vulgaris / metabolism; Hydrogen-Ion Concentration; Temperature
TL;DR: It is reasonable to expect that calcification catalyzed by microalgae presents an alternative to geological carbon capture and sequestration through a chain of fundamental researches carried on under the guidance of sequestration technology. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 review

Deformation twinning in nanocrystalline materials

[Review of ]. PROGRESS IN MATERIALS SCIENCE, 57(1), 1–62.

By: Y. Zhu n, X. Liao* & X. Wu*

Contributors: Y. Zhu n, X. Liao* & X. Wu*

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 journal article

Poly(vinyl alcohol) reinforced with large-diameter carbon nanotubes via spray winding

COMPOSITES PART A-APPLIED SCIENCE AND MANUFACTURING, 43(4), 587–592.

Contributors: W. Liu n, H. Zhao n, Y. Inoue*, X. Wang n, P. Bradford n, H. Kim*, Y. Qiu*, Y. Zhu n

author keywords: Discontinuous reinforcement; Polymer-matrix composites (PMCs); Mechanical properties; Electrical properties
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 article

Preface to the special issue on ultrafine-grained materials

Mathaudhu, S. N., Huang, X., Kim, H. S., Langdon, T. G., Lowe, T. C., Valiev, R. Z., … Zhu, Y. T. (2012, November). JOURNAL OF MATERIALS SCIENCE, Vol. 47, pp. 7717–7718.

By: S. Mathaudhu*, X. Huang*, H. Kim*, T. Langdon*, T. Lowe*, R. Valiev*, X. Wu*, M. Zehetbauer*, Y. Zhu n

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 journal article

The effect of dislocation density on the interactions between dislocations and twin boundaries in nanocrystalline materials

ACTA MATERIALIA, 60(6-7), 3181–3189.

By: S. Ni*, Y. Wang*, X. Liao*, R. Figueiredo*, H. Li*, S. Ringer*, T. Langdon*, Y. Zhu n

Contributors: S. Ni*, Y. Wang*, X. Liao*, R. Figueiredo*, H. Li*, S. Ringer*, T. Langdon*, Y. Zhu n

author keywords: Dislocations; Twin boundaries; Dislocation density; Nanocrystalline materials
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 journal article

The effective interfacial shear strength of carbon nanotube fibers in an epoxy matrix characterized by a microdroplet test

Carbon, 50(3), 1271–1279.

By: M. Zu*, Q. Li*, Y. Zhu n, M. Dey*, G. Wang*, W. Lu*, J. Deitzel*, J. Gillespie*, J. Byun*, T. Chou*

Contributors: M. Zu*, Q. Li*, Y. Zhu n, M. Dey*, G. Wang*, W. Lu*, J. Deitzel*, J. Gillespie*, J. Byun*, T. Chou*

Source: ORCID
Added: November 17, 2019

2012 journal article

Twin stability in highly nanotwinned Cu under compression, torsion and tension

SCRIPTA MATERIALIA, 66(11), 872–877.

By: A. Hodge*, T. Furnish*, C. Shute*, Y. Liao*, X. Huang*, C. Hong*, Y. Zhu n, T. Barbee*, J. Weertman*

Contributors: A. Hodge*, T. Furnish*, C. Shute*, Y. Liao*, X. Huang*, C. Hong*, Y. Zhu n, T. Barbee*, J. Weertman*

author keywords: Nanotwinned; Copper; Plastic deformation; Nanostructure
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 journal article

Ultrastrong, Foldable, and Highly Conductive Carbon Nanotube Film

ACS NANO, 6(6), 5457–5464.

Contributors: J. Di*, D. Hu*, H. Chen*, Z. Yong*, M. Chen*, Z. Feng*, Y. Zhu n, Q. Li*

author keywords: carbon nanotube; film; tensile strength; alignment; bending; charge collector
MeSH headings : Compressive Strength; Elastic Modulus; Electric Conductivity; Macromolecular Substances / chemistry; Materials Testing; Membranes, Artificial; Molecular Conformation; Nanotubes, Carbon / chemistry; Nanotubes, Carbon / ultrastructure; Particle Size; Surface Properties; Tensile Strength
TL;DR: The unique structure of the CNT film (good nanotube alignment, high packing density) provides the film with direct and efficient transport paths for electricity, and favors a magnesium oxide coating to exhibit high charge/discharge rate stability and an excellent electrochemical capacitance close to its theoretical value. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 journal article

Wavy Ribbons of Carbon Nanotubes for Stretchable Conductors

ADVANCED FUNCTIONAL MATERIALS, 22(6), 1279–1283.

By: F. Xu n, X. Wang n, Y. Zhu n & Y. Zhu n

Contributors: F. Xu n, X. Wang n, Y. Zhu n & Y. Zhu n

author keywords: carbon nanotubes; ribbons; stretchable conductors; buckling
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 journal article

Basal-plane stacking-fault energies of Mg: A first-principles study of Li- and Al-alloying effects

SCRIPTA MATERIALIA, 64(8), 693–696.

By: J. Han*, X. Su*, Z. Jin* & Y. Zhu n

Contributors: J. Han*, X. Su*, Z. Jin* & Y. Zhu n

author keywords: Magnesium alloys; First-principles electron theory; Mechanical properties; Generalized stacking-fault energies
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 journal article

Carbon Nanotube Composite Films with Switchable Transparency

ACS APPLIED MATERIALS & INTERFACES, 3(3), 658–661.

Contributors: F. Meng*, X. Zhang*, G. Xu*, Z. Yong*, H. Chen*, M. Chen*, Q. Li*, Y. Zhu n

author keywords: carbon nanotube; polyurethane; composite film; switchable; opaque-to-transparent transition
MeSH headings : Electric Conductivity; Electrochemistry / instrumentation; Electromagnetic Fields; Light; Membranes, Artificial; Nanotubes, Carbon / chemistry; Nanotubes, Carbon / radiation effects; Refractometry / methods; Scattering, Radiation
TL;DR: A composite film with switchable transparency is fabricated by sandwiching a carbon nanotube (CNT) sheet within polyurethane (PU) films, which possesses several other attractive properties, including excellent flexibility, low energy consumption, switching speed insensitivity to ambient temperature, and easy coloration. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 journal article

Coating Alumina on Catalytic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles for Synthesizing Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotube Arrays

ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 3(11), 4180–4184.

By: X. Wang n,