Publications

2018 – 2019

M. Razavi, Y. Huang, A Magnesium-based Nanobiocomposite Processed by a Novel Technique Combining High Shear Solidification and Hot Extrusion, Recent Patents on Nanotechnology, 13 (2019), 38-48, DOI: 10.2174/1872210513666181231122808

J. Wang, H. Yang, Z. Liu, S. Ji, R. Li, J. Ruan, A Novel Fe40Mn40Cr10Co10/Sic Medium-Entropy Nanocomposite Reinforced by the Nanoparticles-Woven Architectural Structures, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 772 (2019), 272-279, DOI: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2018.09.050

S. Amirkhanlou, S. Ji, A Review on High Stiffness Aluminium-Based Composites and Bimetallics, Critical Reviews in Solid State and Materials Sciences, (2019), 1-21, DOI: 10.1080/10408436.2018.1485550

W. Yang, S. Ji, R. Zhang, J. Zhang, L. Liu, Abnormal Grain Refinement Behaviour in High-Pressure Die Casting of Pure Mg with Addition of Zr as Grain Refiner, JOM, 70 (2018), 2555-2560, DOI: 10.1007/s11837-018-3087-6

C.M. Fang, Z. Fan, An Ab Initio Study on Stacking and Stability of TiAl3 Phases, Computational Materials Science, 153 (2018), 309-314, DOI: 10.1016/j.commatsci.2018.07.011

X. Huang, X. Dong, L. Liu, P. Li, An Improved Modified Embedded-Atom Method Potential to Fit the Properties of Silicon at High Temperature, Computational Materials Science, 153 (2018), 251-257, DOI: 10.1016/j.commatsci.2018.07.001

M. Razavi, Y. Huang, Assessment of Magnesium-Based Biomaterials: From Bench to Clinic, Biomaterials Science, 7 (2019), 2241-2263, DOI: 10.1039/C9BM00289H

B. Jiang, H. Men, Z. Fan, Atomic Ordering in the Liquid Adjacent to an Atomically Rough Solid Surface, Computational Materials Science, 153 (2018), 73-81, DOI: 10.1016/j.commatsci.2018.06.005

S. Amirkhanlou, S. Ji, Casting Lightweight Stiff Aluminum Alloys: A Review, Critical Reviews in Solid State and Materials Sciences, (2019), 1-16, DOI: 10.1080/10408436.2018.1549975

B. McKay, A. Miranda, Characterization and Selection of MWCNTs for High Thermal Conductivity Applications, In preparation

C.M. Fang, H. Men, Z. Fan, Chemical Effect of Substrates on Prenucleation, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 49A (2018), 6231-6241, DOI: 10.1007/s11661-018-4882-y

N. Liu, C. Chen, I. Chang, P. Zhou, X. Wang, Compositional Dependence of Phase Selection in CoCrCu0.1FeMoNi-Based High-Entropy Alloys, Materials (Basel, Switzerland), 11 (8) (2018), 1290, DOI: 10.3390/ma11081290

X. Zhang, X. Zhou, J. Nilsson, Z. Dong, C. Cai, Corrosion Behaviour of AA6082 Al-Mg-Si Alloy Extrusion: Recrystallized and Non-recrystallized Structures     , Corrosion Science, 144 (2018), 163-171, DOI: 10.1016/j.corsci.2018.08.047

L. J. Yin, S.H. Zhang, H. Wang, X. Jian, X. Wang, X. Xu, M.Z. Liu and C.M. Fang, Direct Observation of Eu Atoms in AlN Lattice and the First-Principles Simulations, Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 102 (2019), 310-319, DOI: 10.1111/jace.15912

H. Hajipour, A. Abdollah-zadeh, H. Assadi, E. Taheri-Nassaj, H. Jahed, Effect of Feedstock Powder Morphology on Cold-Sprayed Titanium Dioxide Coatings, Journal of Thermal Spray Technology, 27 (8) (2018), 1542-1550, DOI: 10.1007/s11666-018-0782-3

M.M. Moradi, H.J. Aval, R. Jamaati, S. Amirkhanlou, S. Ji, Effect Of SiC Nanoparticles on the Microstructure and Texture of Friction Stir Welded AA2024/AA6061, Materials Characterization, 152 (2019), 169-179, DOI: 10.1016/j.matchar.2019.04.020

X. Dong, X. Zhu, S. Ji, Effect of Super Vacuum Assisted High Pressure Die Casting on the Repeatability of Mechanical Properties of Al-Si-Mg-Mn Die-Cast Alloy , Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 266 (2019), 105-113, DOI: 10.1016/j.jmatprotec.2018.10.030

L. Li, S. Ji, Q. Zhu, Y. Wang, X. Dong, W. Yang, S. Midson, Y. Kang, Effect of Zn Concentration on the Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Al-Mg-Si-Zn Alloys Processed by Gravity Die Casting, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 49 (2018), 3247-3256, DOI: 10.1007/s11661-018-4684-2

E. Lordan, J. Lazaro-Nebreda, Y. Zhang, Z. Fan, Effective Degassing for Reduced Variability in High-Pressure Die Casting Performance, JOM 71 (2019) Issue 2, 824-830, DOI: 10.1007/s11837-018-3186-4

Q. Yuan, Y. Huang, D. Liu, M. Chen, Effects of Solidification Cooling Rate on the Corrosion Resistance of a Biodegradable ß-TCP/Mg-Zn-Ca Composite, Bioelectrochemistry, 124 (2018), 93-104, DOI: 10.1016/j.bioelechem.2018.07.005

G. Liu, S. Khorsand, S. Ji, Electrochemical Corrosion Behaviour of Sn-Zn-xBi Alloys Used for Miniature Detonating Cords, Journal of Materials Science & Technology, 35 (2019), 1618-1628, DOI: 10.1016/j.jmst.2019.03.026

Y. Wang, G.S.B. Lebon, I. Tzanakis, Y. Zhao, K. Wang, J. Stella, T. Poirier, G. Darut, H. Liao, M.P. Planche, Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Cavitation-Induced Erosion in Thermal Sprayed Single Splats, Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, 52 (2019), 336-343, DOI: 10.1016/j.ultsonch.2018.12.008

O. Adole, N. Barekar,L . Anguilano, T. Minton, A. Novytskyi, B. McKay, Fibre/Matrix Intermetallic Phase Formation in Novel Aluminium-Basalt Composites   , Materials Letters, 239 (2019), 128-131, DOI: 10.1016/j.matlet.2018.12.079

Q. Cai, C.L. Mendis, F. Wang, I.T.H. Chang, Z. Fan, Formation of Nanoscale Anomalous Eutectic in Al-Cu-Si-Mg Quaternary Eutectic Alloy by Suction Casting, Scripta Materialia, Submitted

X.X. Dong, S. Amirkhanlou, S. Ji, Formation of Strength Platform in Cast Al-Si-Mg-Cu Alloys, Scientific Reports, (2019), DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-46134-7

D.G. Eskin, I. Tzanakis, F. Wang, G.S.B. Lebon, T. Subroto, K. Pericleous, J. Mi, Fundamental Studies of Ultrasonic Melt Processing, Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, 52 (2019), 455-67, DOI: 10.1016/j.ultsonch.2018.12.028

X. Dong, H. Yang, X. Zhu, S. Ji, High Strength and Ductility Aluminium Alloy Processed by High Pressure Die Casting, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 773 (2018), 86-96, DOI: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2018.09.260

A.G. Bhagurkar, A. Yamamoto, L. Wang, M. Xia, A. R. Dennis, J.H. Durrell, T.A. Aljohani, H.B. Nadendla, D.A. Cardwell, High Trapped Fields in C-doped MgB2 Bulk Superconductors Fabricated by Infiltration and Growth Process, Scientific reports, 8 (1) (2018), 13320, DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-31416-3

Y. Zhang, S. Wang, E. Lordan, Y. Wang, Z. Fan, Improve Mechanical Properties of High Pressure Die Cast Al9Si3Cu Alloy via Dislocation Enhanced Precipitation, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 785 (2019), 1015-1022, DOI: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2019.01.278

Y. Zhang, J.B. Patel, J. Lazaro-Nebreda, Z. Fan, Improved Defect Control and Mechanical Property Variation in High-Pressure Die Casting of A380 Alloy by High Shear Melt Conditioning, JOM, 70 (2018), 2726-2730, DOI: 10.1007/s11837-018-3005-y

J. Xian, M. Mohd Salleh, S. Belyakov, T. Su, G. Zeng, K. Nogita, H. Yasuda, C.M. Gourlay, Influence of Ni on the Refinement and Twinning of Primary Cu6Sn5 in Sn-0.7Cu-0.05Ni, Intermetallics, 102 (2018), 34-45, DOI: 10.1016/j.intermet.2018.08.002

J. Wang, H. Yang, H. Huang, J. Ruan, S. Ji, In-Situ Mo Nanoparticles Strengthened CoCrNi Medium Entropy Alloy, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 798 (2019), 576-586, DOI: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2019.05.208

C.M. Fang, A. Dinsdale, Z.P. Que, Z. Fan, Intrinsic defects in and electronic properties of θ-Al13Fe4: an ab initio DFT study, JPhys Materials, 2 (2019) 015004, DOI: 10.1088/2515-7639/aaf5d7

G.S.B. Lebon, A. Dybalska, H. Assadi, H.T. Li, J.B. Patel, Z. Fan, Large Eddy Simulation of High-Shear Processing of Liquid Metals, Applied Mathematical Modelling, Submitted

X.S. Huang, X.X. Dong, L.H. Liu, P.J. Li, Liquid Structure of Al-Si Alloy: A Molecular Dynamics Simulation, Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 503-504 (2019), 182-185, DOI: 10.1016/j.jnoncrysol.2018.09.047

P. Mair, N. Lauth, C.L. Mendis, M. Bechly, N. Hort, Mechanical and Corrosion Properties of Two Precipitation-Hardened Mg-Y-Nd-Gd-Dy Alloys with Small Changes in Chemical Composition, JOM, 71 (2019), 1426, DOI: 10.1007/s11837-019-03359-1

Y. Wang, C.M. Fang, L. Zhou, T. Hashimoto, X. Zhou, Q.M. Ramasse, Z. Fan, Mechanism for Zr Poisoning of Al-Ti-B Based Grain Refiners, Acta Materialia, 164 (2019), 428-439, DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2018.10.056

K. Al-Helal, J.B. Patel, Z. Fan, Melt Conditioning Twin Roll Casting with Thermo-Mechanical Treatment of Recycled AA6111 Alloy, JOM, 71 (5) (2019), 1714-1721, DOI: 10.1007/s11837-018-3189-1

Y. Huang, J. Li, L. Zhou, Mg-3Zn-0.5Zr/HA Nanocomposites Fabricated by High Shear Solidification and Equal Channel Angular Extrusion, Materials Science and Technology, 34 (15) (2018), 1868-1879, DOI: 10.1080/02670836.2018.1495880

J. Wang, H. Yang, J. Ruan, Y. Wang, S. Ji, Microstructure and Properties of CoCrNi Medium-Entropy Alloy Produced By Gas Atomization and Spark Plasma Sintering, Journal of Materials Research, 34 (12) (2019), 2126-2136, DOI: 10.1557/jmr.2019.96

G. Liu, S. Ji, Microstructure, Dynamic Restoration and Recrystallization Texture of Sn-Cu after Rolling at Room Temperature, Materials Characterization, 150 (2019), 174-183, DOI: 10.1016/j.matchar.2019.02.032

A. Miranda, N. Barekar, B.J. McKay, MWCNTs and Its Use in Al-MMCs for Ultra-High Thermal Conductivity Applications: A Review, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 774 (2019), 820-840, DOI: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2018.09.202

A. Khvan, D.G. Eskin, K. Starodub, A. Dinsdale, F. Wang, C.M. Fang, V. Cheverikin, M. Gorshenkov, New Insights into Solidification and Phase Equilibria in the Al-Al3Zr System: Theoretical and Experimental Investigations, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 743 (2018), 626-638, DOI: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2018.02.023

G.S.B. Lebon, G. Salloum-Abou-Jaoude, D.G. Eskin, I. Tzanakis, K. Pericleous, P. Jarry, Numerical Modelling of Acoustic Streaming During the Ultrasonic Melt Treatment of Direct-Chill (DC) Casting, Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, 54 (2019), 171-182, DOI: 10.1016/j.ultsonch.2019.02.002

G.S.B. Lebon, H.T. Li, J.B. Patel, H. Assadi, Z. Fan, Numerical Modelling of Melt-Conditioned Direct-Chill Casting, Computational Materials Science, In press

R.H. Buzolin, C.L. Mendis, D. Tolnai, E.P. da Silva, K.U. Kainer, N. Hort, , H.C. Pinto, On The Influence of Solution and Ageing Treatments on the Microstructure of ZK40 Alloys Modified with Ca, Gd, Nd and Y Additions, Practical Metallography, 55 (4) (2018), 268-287, DOI: 10.3139/147.110518

J. Wang, P. Andrews, C. Butler, E. McAlpine, G.M. Scamans, X. Zhou, Optical Cleanliness Measurement Methods for Aluminium Sheet Surfaces, Surface and Interface Analysis, (2018), 1-10, DOI: 10.1002/sia.6566

Q. Cai, C.L. Mendis, I.T.H. Chang, Z. Fan, Optimisation of Mechanical Properties of Al-Cu-Si-Mg Hypoeutectic Alloys through Control of Distribution of Ultrafine Eutectic Network, JOM, Submitted

I. Fartushna, M. Mardani, A. Khvan, V. Cheverikin, D. Ivanov, A. Kondratiev, and A. Dinsdale, Phase Equilibria in the Ce-Co-Fe-System at 900 °C, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 756 (2018), 644-649, DOI: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2018.06.261

P. Maier, M. Bechly, C.L. Mendis, N. Hort, Precipitation Hardening on Mechanical and Corrosion Properties of Extruded Mg10Gd Modified with Nd and La, Metals, 8 (8) (2018), 640, DOI: 10.3390/met8080640

C.M. Fang, Z. Fan, Prenucleation at the Interface between MgO and Liquid Magnesium: An Ab Initio Molecular Dynamics Study, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, Submitted

G. Lin, D. Liu, M. Chen, C. You, Z. Li, Y. Wang, W. Li, Preparation and Characterization of Biodegradable Mg-Zn-Ca/MgO Nanocomposites for Biomedical Applications, Materials Characterization, 144 (2018), 120-130, DOI: 10.1016/j.matchar.2018.06.028

A.T. Miranda, L. Bolzoni, N. Barekar, Y. Huang, J. Shin, S.H. Ko, B.J. McKay, Processing, Structure and Thermal Conductivity Correlation in Carbon Fibre Reinforced Aluminium Metal Matrix Composites, Materials & Design, 156 (2018), 329-339, DOI: 10.1016/j.matdes.2018.06.059

Y. Zhang, S. Amirkhanlou, S. Ji, Reinforcement of TiB2 Nanoparticles in Aluminium Piston Alloys for High Performance at Elevated Temperature, Nanomanufacturing and Metrology, 1 (4) (2018), 248-251, DOI: 10.1007/s41871-018-0027-6

X. Zhu, P. Blake, K. Dou, S. Ji, Strengthening Die-Cast Al-Mg and Al-Mg-Mn Alloys with Fe as a Beneficial Element, Materials Science and Engineering A, 732 (2018), 240-250, DOI: 10.1016/j.msea.2018.07.005

R.A. Seraj, A. Abdollah-zadeh, S. Dosta, H. Canales, H. Assadi, I.G. Cano, The Effect of Traverse Speed on Deposition Efficiency of Cold Sprayed Stellite 21, Surface and Coatings Technology, 366 (2019), 24-34, DOI: 10.1016/j.surfcoat.2019.03.012

X. Zhu, H. Yang, X. Dong, S. Ji, The Effects of Varying Mg and Si Levels on the Microstructural Inhomogeneity and Eutectic Mg2Si Morphology in Die-Cast Al-Mg-Si Alloys, Journal of Materials Science, 54 (7) (2019), 5773-5787, DOI: 10.1007/s10853-018-03198-6

X. Zhu, P. Blake, S. Ji, The Formation Mechanism of Al6 (Fe, Mn) Phase in Die-Cast Al-Mg Alloys, CrystEngComm, 20 (27) (2018), 3839-3848, DOI: 10.1039/C8CE00675J

R. Nikbakht, S.H. Seyedein, S. Kheirandish, H. Assadi, B. Jodoin, The Role of Deposition Sequence in Cold Spraying of Dissimilar Materials, Surface and Coatings Technology, 367 (2019), 75-85, DOI: 10.1016/j.surfcoat.2019.03.065

H. van Gog, W.F. Li, C.M. Fang, R.S. Koster, M. Dijkstra, M.A. van Huis, Thermal Stability and Electronic and Magnetic Properties of Atomically Thin 2D Transition Metal Oxides, NPJ 2D Materials and Applications (Nature), 3 (18) (2019), DOI: 10.1038/s41699-019-0100-z

K. Al-Helal, I.T.H. Chang, J.B. Patel, Z. Fan, Thermomechanical Treatment of High-Shear Melt-Conditioned Twin-Roll Cast Strip of Recycled AA5754 Alloy, JOM, 71 (6) (2019), 2018-2024, DOI: 10.1007/s11837-018-3190-8

X. Yang, J.B. Patel, Y. Huang, C.L. Mendis, Z. Fan, Towards Directly Formable Thin Gauge AZ31 Mg Alloy Sheet Production by Melt Conditioned Twin Roll Casting, Materials and Design, 179 (2019), 107887, DOI: 10.1016/j.matdes.2019.107887

G.S.B. Lebon, I. Tzanakis, K. Pericleous, D.G. Eskin, P.S. Grant, Ultrasonic Liquid Metal Processing: The Essential Role of Cavitation Bubbles in Controlling Acoustic Streaming, Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, 55 (2019), 243-255, DOI: 10.1016/j.ultsonch.2019.01.021

A. Dinsdale, C.M. Fang, Z.P. Que, Z. Fan, Understanding the Thermodynamics and Crystal Structure of Complex Fe Containing Intermetallic Phases Formed on Solidification of Aluminium Alloys, JOM, 71 (2019), 1731-1736, DOI: 10.1007/s11837-019-03380-4

A. Dybalska, D.G. Eskin, J.B. Patel, Validation of the Physical Simulations of a Stirred Molten Metal Using Particle Image Velocimetry Data, JOM, 70 (7) 2018, 1256-1260, DOI: 10.1007/s11837-018-2924-y

Y. Zhang, J.B. Patel, Y. Wang, Z. Fan, Variation Improvement of Mechanical Properties of Mg-9Al-1Zn Alloy with Melt Conditioned High Pressure Die Casting, Materials Characterization, 144 (2018), 498-504, DOI: 10.1016/j.matchar.2018.08.007

F. Wang, Z. Fan, Characterization of AlN Inclusion Particles Formed in Commercial Purity Aluminium, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A: Physical Metallurgy and Materials Science, 50 (5) (2019), 2519-2526, DOI: 10.1007/s11661-019-05150-y

C.B. Basak, A. Meduri, H.B. Nadendla, Influence of Ni in High Fe Containing Recyclable Al-Si Cast Alloys, Materials & Design, 182 (2019), 108017, DOI: 10.1016/j.matdes.2019.108017

M. Balart, F. Gao, J.B. Patel, F. Miani, Effects of Superheat and Solute Additions on the Grain Size in Binary Copper Alloys, Metallography, Microstructure, and Analysis, 8 (4) (2019), 566-572, DOI: 10.1007/s13632-019-00559-8

J. Wang, H. Yang, Z. Liu, R. Li, J. Ruan, S. Ji, Synergistic Effects of WC Nanoparticles and MC Nanoprecipitates on the Mechanical and Tribological Properties of Fe40Mn40Cr10Co10 Medium-Entropy Alloy, Journal of Materials Research and Technology, 8 (4) (2019), 3550-3564, DOI: 10.1016/j.jmrt.2019.06.031

S. Ji, F. Amirkhanlu, A. Mostaed, R. Beanland, Atomic Structure and Interface Chemistry in a High-Stiffness and High-Strength Al-Si-Mg/Tib2 Nanocomposite, Materials Science and Engineering A, 763 (2019), 138072, DOI: 10.1016/j.msea.2019.138072

J. Wang, H. Yang, H. Huang, J. Ruan, S. Ji, Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of SiC Whisker Reinforced CoCrNi Medium Entropy Alloys, Materials Letters, 254 (2019), 77-80, DOI: 10.1016/j.matlet.2019.07.033

E. Bagherpour, Y. Huang, Z. Fan, Assessment of Self-Piercing Riveted Joints Using the Analytic Hierarchy Process, Metals, 9 (7) (2019), 760, DOI: 10.3390/met9070760

J.Y. Wang, J.H. Fang, H.L. Yang, Z.L. Liu, R.D. Li, S.X. Ji, Y. Wang, J.M. Ruan, Mechanical properties and wear resistance of medium entropy Fe40Mn40Cr10Co10/TiC composites, Transactions of Nonferrous Metals Society of China, 29 (7) (2019), 1484-1494, DOI: 10.1016/S1003-6326(19)65055-7

K. Al-Helal, J. Lazaro-Nebreda, J.B. Patel, G.M. Scamans, Z. Fan, Melt Conditioned Direct Chill (MC-DC) Casting of AA-6111 Aluminium Alloy Formulated from Incinerator Bottom Ash (IBA), Recycling 4 (3) (2019), 37, DOI: 10.3390/recycling4030037

A.M. Mullis, P.C. Bollada, P.K. Jimack, Simulation of Intermetallic Solidification Using Phase-Field Techniques, Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals, 71 (2018), 2617-2622, DOI: 10.1007/s12666-018-1428-3

X. Zhang, X. Zhou, J.-O. Nilsson, Z. Dong, C. Cai, Corrosion Behaviour of AA6082 Al-Mg-Si Alloy Extrusion: Recrystallized and Non-recrystallized Structures, Corrosion Science, 144 (2018), 163-171, DOI: 10.1016/j.corsci.2018.08.047

M.C. Veale, P. Seller, M. Wilson, E. Liotti, HEXITEC: A High-Energy X-ray Spectroscopic Imaging Detector for Synchrotron Applications Synchrotron Radiation News, 31 (6) (2018), 28-32, DOI: 10.1080/08940886.2018.1528431

A.M. Mullis, P.C. Bollada, P.K. Jimack, Development of an Anti-Trapping Current for Phase Field Models Using Arbitrary CALPHAD Thermodynamics, Materials Science Forum, 941 (2018), 2337-2342, DOI: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.941.2337

P.C. Bollada, P.K. Jimack, A.M. Mullis, A Numerical Approach to Compensate for Phase Field Interface Effects in Alloy Solidification, Computational Materials Science, 151 (2018), 338-350, DOI: 10.1016/j.commatsci.2018.04.050

A. Piglione, B. Dovgyy, C. Liu, C.M. Gourlay, P. Hooper, M. Pham, Printability and Microstructure of the CoCrFeMnNi High-entropy Alloy Fabricated by Laser Powder Bed Fusion, Materials Letters, 224 (2018), 22-25, DOI: 10.1016/j.matlet.2018.04.052

T. Gu, C.M. Gourlay, T. Britton, Evaluating Creep Deformation in Controlled Microstructures of Sn-3Ag-0.5Cu Solder, Journal of Electronic Materials, 48 (1) (2018), 107-121, DOI: 10.1007/s11664-018-6744-1

S. Belyakov, J. Xian, G. Zeng, K. Sweatman, T. Nishimura, T. Akaiwa, C.M. Gourlay, Precipitation and Coarsening of Bismuth Plates in Sn-Ag-Cu-Bi and Sn-Cu-Ni-Bi Solder Joints, Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 30 (1) (2018), 378-390, DOI: 10.1007/s10854-018-0302-8

Z. Ma, H. Shang, A. Daszki, S. Belyakov, C.M. Gourlay, Mechanisms of beta-Sn Nucleation and Microstructure Evolution in Sn-Ag-Cu Solders Containing Titanium, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 777 (2019), 1357-1366, DOI: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2018.11.097

E. Liotti, C. Kirk, I. Todd, K. Knight, S. Hogg, Synchrotron X-ray and Neutron Investigation of the Structure and Thermal Expansion of the Monoclinic Al13Cr2 Phase, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 781 (2019), 1198-1208, DOI: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2018.12.132

T. Su, C. O’Sullivan, T. Nagira, H. Yasuda, C.M. Gourlay, Semi-solid Deformation of Al-Cu Alloys: A Quantitative Comparison between Real-time Imaging and Coupled LBM-DEM Simulations, Acta Materialia, 163 (2019), 208-225, DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2018.10.006

E. Liotti, M. Wilson, A. Lui, S. Feng, T. Connolley, P.S. Grant, In-situ Multi-Elemental Mapping by Synchrotron X-rays Fluorescence Spectroscopy during Solidification of an Al-Pt-Er Alloy, In preparation

S. Feng, E. Liotti, A. Lui and P.S. Grant, The Nucleation of Intermetallic Compounds in a Model Al-Fe Alloy Studied by X-Ray Radiography, In preparation

Z. Hong, A. Morrison, H. Zhang, S.G. Roberts, P.S. Grant, Development of a Novel Melt Spinning Based Processing Route for Oxide Dispersion Strengthened Steels, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 49 (2018), 604-612, DOI: 10.1007/s11661-017-4398-x

T.L. Lee, J. Mi, S.B. Ren, J.F. Fan, S. Kabra, S.Y. Zhang, P.S. Grant, Modelling and Neutron Diffraction Characterization of the Interfacial Bonding of Spray Formed Dissimilar Steels, Acta Materialia, 155 (2018), 318-330, DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2018.05.055

G.S.B. Lebon, I. Tzanakis, K. Pericleous, D.G. Eskin, P.S. Grant, The Essential Role of Cavitation Bubble Fraction in Controlling Acoustic Streaming: Relevance to Ultrasonic Liquid Metal Processing, Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, 55 (2019), 243-255, DOI: 10.1016/j.ultsonch.2019.01.021

A. Lui, P.S. Grant, K.A.Q. Oâ..Reilly, The Role of Grain Refiner in the Nucleation of Alfesi Intermetallic Phases during Solidification of an Aluminium Alloy, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, Submitted

D. Herlach, S. Burggraf, M. Reinartz, P.K. Galenko, M. Rettenmayr, Ch.-A. Gandin, H. Henein, A. Mullis, A. Ilbagi, J. Valloton, Dendrite Growth in Undercooled Al-rich Al-Ni Melts Measured on Earth and in Space, Physical Review Materials, 3 (2019), 073402, DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.3.073402

P.C. Bollada, P.K. Jimack, A.M. Mullis, Multiphase Field Modelling of Alloy Solidification, Computational Materials Science, In press

A.M. Mullis, P.C. Bollada, P.K. Jimack, Simulation of Intermetallic Solidification using Phase-field Techniques, Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals, 71 (2018), 2617-2622, DOI: 10.1007/s12666-018-1428-3

P.C. Bollada, P.K. Jimack, A.M. Mullis, Numerical Approach to Compensate for Phase-field Interface Effects in Alloy Solidification, Computational Materials Science, 151 (2018), 338-350, DOI: 10.1016/j.commatsci.2018.04.050

L. Peng,  G. Zeng, T.C. Su, H. Yasuda, K. Nogita, C.M. Gourlay, Al8Mn5 Particle Settling and Interactions with Oxide Films in Liquid AZ91 Magnesium Alloys, JOM, 71 (7) (2019), 2235-2244, DOI: 10.1007/s11837-019-03471-2

C.M. Fang, Z. Fan, A Comparative Study of Prenucleation on Zr and MgO Substrates by Ab Initio MD Simulations, In Proceedings of The 11th International Conference on Magnesium Alloys and Their Applications, 24 to 27 July 2018, Old Windsor, UK, ed. Z. Fan, C.L. Mendis, 41-50

I. Tzanakis, G.S.B. Lebon, T. Subroto, D.G. Eskin, K. Pericleous, Acoustic Cavitation Measurements and Modelling in Liquid Aluminium, In Light Metals 2019, The Minerals, Metals & Materials Series, 996 (2019), 1533-8, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-05864-7_193

G. Salloum-Abou-Jaoude, D.G. Eskin, G.S.B. Lebon, C. Barbatti, P. Jarry, M. Jarrett , Altering the Microstructure Morphology by Ultrasound Melt Processing During 6XXX Aluminium DC-Casting, In Light Metals 2019, The Minerals, Metals & Materials Series, (2019), 1605-10, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-05864-7_203

X.L. Yang, C.L. Mendis, J.B. Patel, Y. Huang, Z. Fan, Development of Melt-Conditioned Twin-Roll Casting (MC-TRC) Process for Thin Gauge Mg Alloy Strip Production, In Proceedings of The 11th International Conference on Magnesium Alloys and Their Applications, 24 to 27 July 2018, Old Windsor, UK, ed. Z. Fan, C.L. Mendis, 69-75

J.B. Patel, H.T. Li, X.L. Yang, Y. Zhang, Z. Fan, Developments in Application of High Shear Melt Conditioning (HSMC) Technology to Mg Alloys, In Proceedings of The 11th International Conference on Magnesium Alloys and Their Applications, 24 to 27 July 2018, Old Windsor, UK, ed. Z. Fan, C.L. Mendis, 18-25

Z. Fan, Heterogeneous Nucleation, Grain Initiation and Grain Refinement of Mg-Alloys, In Proceedings of The 11th International Conference on Magnesium Alloys and Their Applications, 24 to 27 July 2018, Old Windsor, UK, ed. Z. Fan, C.L. Mendis, 7-17

Y. Zhang, J.B. Patel, Z. Fan, Improvement on Variation of Mechanical Properties of AZ91 Alloy by Melt Conditioned High Pressure Die Casting (MC-HPDC), In Proceedings of The 11th International Conference on Magnesium Alloys and Their Applications, 24 to 27 July 2018, Old Windsor, UK, ed. Z. Fan, C.L. Mendis, 93-99

H.T. Li, J.B. Patel, Z. Fan, Melt Conditioned Direct-chill (MC-DC) Casting of Mg Alloys, In Proceedings of The 11th International Conference on Magnesium Alloys and Their Applications, 24 to 27 July 2018, Old Windsor, UK, ed. Z. Fan, C. Mendis, 107-114

E. Bagherpour, Y. Huang, Z. Fan, Microstructural Investigation of the Assessed High Strength Al6082 Self-Piercing Riveted Joints, In Proceedings of Twenty-seventh International Conference on Processing and Fabrication of Advanced Materials (PFAM-XXVII), 27 to 29 May 2019, Jönköping, Sweden

J. Lazaro-Nebreda, J.B. Patel, G.M. Scamans, Z. Fan, Multi-purpose High Shear Melt Conditioning Technology for Effective Melt Quality and for Recycling of Al-Alloy Scrap, In Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Aluminium Alloys (ICAA16), 17-21 June 2018, Montreal, Canada

G.S.B. Lebon, H.T. Li, J.B. Patel, H. Assadi, Z. Fan, Numerical Modelling of Melt Conditioned Direct-chill (MC-DC) Casting of AZ31 Magnesium Alloy, In Proceedings of The 11th International Conference on Magnesium Alloys and Their Applications, 24 to 27 July 2018, Old Windsor, UK, ed. Z. Fan, C. Mendis, 100-106

K. Dou, E. Lordan, Y.J. Zhang, A. Jacot, Z. Fan, Numerical Simulation of Fluid Flow, Solidification and Defects in High Pressure Die Casting (HPDC) Process, In IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 529 (1) (2019) 012058, DOI: 10.1088/1757-899X/529/1/012058

A. Dybalska, D.G. Eskin, J.B. Patel, Optimal Stator Design for Oxide Films Shearing Found by Physical Modelling, In Minerals, Metals and Materials Series, (2019), 181-192, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-05728-2_17

T. Subroto, D.G. Eskin, I. Tzanakis, G.S.B. Lebon, A. Miranda, K. Pericleous, Optimization of Ultrasonic Cavitation Processing in the Liquid Melt Flow, In IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 529 (2019), 012050, DOI: 10.1088/1757-899X/529/1/012050

S.H. Wang, F. Wang, Y. Wang, Q.M. Ramasse, Z. Fan, Segregation of Ca at the Mg/MgO Interface and its Effect on Grain Refinement of Mg Alloys, In IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 529 (2019) 012048, DOI: 10.1088/1757-899X/529/1/012048

H.T. Li, J.B. Patel, Z. Fan, Solidification Mechanisms of Melt Conditioned Direct-chill (MC-DC) Casting, In Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Aluminium Alloys (ICAA16), 17-21 June 2018, Montreal, Canada

J. Lazaro-Nebreda, J.B. Patel, I.T.H. Chang, I.C. Stone, Z. Fan, Solidification Processing of Scrap Al-Alloys Containing High Levels of Fe, In IOP Conf. Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 529 (2019), 012059, DOI: 10.1088/1757-899X/529/1/012059

X. Zhu, S. Ji, The Formation of Al6 (Fe, Mn) Phase in Die-Cast Al-Mg Alloys, In IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 529 (1) (2019), 012011, DOI: 10.1088/1757-899X/529/1/012011

I. Tzanakis, G.S.B. Lebon, D.G. Eskin, M. Hyde, P.S. Grant, Investigation of Acoustic Streaming and Cavitation Intensity in Water as a Liquid Metal Analogue, In Proceedings of the ASME 10th International Symposium on Cavitation (CAV2018)

A.M. Mullis, N. Haque, Direct Observation of Dendrite Fragmentation in the Solidification of Undercooled Melts, In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Advanced Solidification Processes, 17-21 June 2019, Salzburg, Austria, IOP Conference Series: Materials Science & Engineering, 529: 012020

P.C. Bollada, H. Men, C.M. Fang, P.K. Jimack, Z. Fan, A.M. Mullis, A Novel Route to the Coupling of Molecular Dynamics and Phase-Field Simulations of Crystal Growth, In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Advanced Solidification Processes, 17-21 June 2019, Salzburg, Austria, IOP Conference Series: Materials Science & Engineering  , 529: 012032

A.M. Mullis, P.C. Bollada, P.K. Jimack, Development of an Anti-Trapping Current for Phase-Field Models Using Arbitrary CALPHAD Thermodynamics, In Proceedings of THERMEC’ 2018, International Conference on Processing and Manufacture of Advanced Materials, 8-13 July 2018, Paris, Materials Science Forum, 941, 2337-2342

P.C. Bollada, A.M. Mullis, P.K. Jimack, Free Energy vs. Grand Potential Energy Formulations in Phase Field Modelling of Alloy Solidification, In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Solidification & Gravity 2018, 3-6 September 2018, Miskolc-Lillafüred, Hungary, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, ISBN 978-963-508-889-8, 47-51

2017 – 2018

C.B. Basak, H.B. Nadendla, Influence of Cu on Modifying the Beta Phase and Enhancing the Mechanical Properties of Recycled Al-Si-Fe Cast Alloys, Scientific Reports, 7 (2017), 5779, DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-05937-2

H.-T. Li, P. Zhao, R. Yang, J.B. Patel, X. Chen, Z. Fan, Grain Refinement and Improvement of Solidification Defects in Direct-Chill Cast Billets of A4032 Alloy by Melt Conditioning, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B, 48 (2017), 2481-2492, DOI: 10.1007/s11663-017-1016-7

F. Ren, J. Wang, H. Ge, J. Li, Q. Hu, H.B. Nadendla, M. Xia, J. Li, A Homogeneous Billet Layer Casting Fabrication Method, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 48 (2017), 4453-4457, DOI: 10.1007/s11661-017-4239-y

X. Dong, Y. Zhang, S. Amirkhanlou, S. Ji, High Performance Gravity Cast Al9Si0.45Mg0.4Cu Alloy Inoculated with AlB2 and TiB2, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 252 (2018), 604-611, DOI: 10.1016/j.jmatprotec.2017.10.028

Y. Zhang, S. Ji, Z. Fan, Improvement of Mechanical Properties of Al-Si Alloy with Effective Grain Refinement by In-situ Integrated Al2.2Ti1B-Mg Refiner, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 710 (2017), 166-171, DOI: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2017.03.244

G. Liu, S. Ji, L. Grechcini, A. Bentley, Z. Fan, Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Sn–Cu alloys for Detonating and Explosive Cords, Materials Science and Technology, 33 (2017), 1907-1918, DOI: 10.1080/02670836.2017.1334337

S. Ji, H. Yang, X. Cui, Z. Fan, Macro-heterogeneities in Microstructures, Concentrations, Defects and Tensile Properties of Die Cast Al–Mg–Si Alloys, Materials Science and Technology, 33 (2017), 2223-2233, DOI: 10.1080/02670836.2017.1334309

Y. Zhang, S. Ji, G. Scamans, Z. Fan, Interfacial Characterisation of Overcasting a Cast Al-Si-Mg (A356) Alloy on a Wrought Al-Mg-Si (AA6060) Alloy, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 243 (2017), 197-204, DOI: 10.1016/j.jmatprotec.2016.12.022

W. Yang, H. Fredriksson, S. Ji, Halo Formation of Zn-Al alloys under Conventional Solidification and Intensive Convection Solidification, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 696 (2017), 460-469, DOI: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2016.11.281

W. Yang, L. Liu, J. Zhang, S. Ji, Insight into the Partial Solutionisation of a High Pressure Die-cast Al-Mg-Zn-Si Alloy for Mechanical Property Enhancement, Materials Science and Engineering: A, 682 (2017), 85-89, DOI: 10.1016/j.msea.2016.11.028

X. Dong, Y. Zhang, S. Ji, Enhancement of Mechanical Properties in High Silicon Gravity Cast AlSi9Mg Alloy Refined by Al3Ti3B Master Alloy, Materials Science and Engineering A, 700 (2017), 291-300, DOI: 10.1016/j.msea.2017.06.005

V.M. Sreekumar, H.B Nadendla, D. Eskin, Prospects of In-situ α-Al2O3 as an Inoculant in Aluminium – a Feasibility Study, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, 26 (2017), 4166-4176, DOI: 10.1007/s11665-017-2853-x

L. Wang, W. Lu, Q. Hu, M. Xia, Y. Wang, J.G. Li, Interfacial Tuning for the Nucleation of Liquid AlCu Alloy, Acta Materialia, 139 (2017), 75-85, DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2017.07.058

G.B. Lebon, I. Tzanakis, K. Pericleous, D. Eskin, Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Acoustic Pressures in Different Liquids, Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, 42 (2017), 411-421, DOI: 10.1016/j.ultsonch.2017.12.002

X.L. Yang, C.L. Mendis, J.B. Patel, Z. Fan, Microstructure Evolution and Mechanical Properties of Thin Strip Twin Roll Cast (TRC) Mg Sheet, Minerals, Metals and Materials Series, F7 (2018), 429-432, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-72332-7_66

M. Tong, J.B. Patel, I.C. Stone, Z. Fan, D.J. Browne, Identification of Key Liquid Metal Flow Features in the Physical Conditioning of Molten Aluminium Alloy with High Shear Processing, Computational Materials Science, 131 (2017), 35-43, DOI: 10.1016/j.commatsci.2017.01.050

A. Dybalska, D. Eskin, J.B. Patel, Evaluation of Shearing Time Sufficient for Effective Liquid Metal Processing, JOM, 69 (2017), 720-724, DOI: 10.1007/s11837-017-2286-x

X. Dong, S. Ji, Si Poisoning and Promotion on the Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Al–Si–Mg Cast Alloys, Journal of Materials Science, 53 (2018), 7778-7792, DOI: 10.1007/s10853-018-2022-0

M.M. Moradi, H.J. Aval, R. Jamaati, S. Amirkhanlou, S. Ji, Microstructure and Texture Evolution of Friction Stir Welded Dissimilar Aluminum Alloys: AA2024 and AA6061, Journal of Manufacturing Processes, 32 (2018), 1-10, DOI: 10.1016/j.jmapro.2018.01.016

M. Rahimian, S. Amirkhanlou, P. Blake, S. Ji, Nanoscale Zr-containing precipitates; a Solution for Significant Improvement of High-temperature strength in Al-Si-Cu-Mg alloys, Materials Science and Engineering: A, 721 (2018), 328-338, DOI: 10.1016/j.msea.2018.02.060

G. Liu, S. Ji, Effect of Bi on the Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Sn-Zn Alloys Processed by Rolling Material Characterization, 137 (2018), 39-49, DOI: 10.1016/j.matchar.2018.01.017

C.M. Fang, V. Mohammadi, S. Nihtianov, M.H.F. Sluiter, Stability, Local Structure and Electronic Properties of Borane Radicals on the Si(100) 2×1:H Surface: A First-principles Study, Computational Materials Science, 140 (2017), 253-260, DOI: 10.1016/j.commatsci.2017.08.036

V. Mohammadi, S. Nihtianov, C.M. Fang, A Doping-less Junction-formation Mechanism between N-silicon and an Atomically Thin Boron Layer, Scientific Reports, 7 (2017), 13247, DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-13100-0

B. Kang, Q.G. Feng, C. Summers, C.M. Fang, R. Adhikari, K. Biswas, Emerging new Pseudobinary and Ternary Halides as Scintillators for Radiation Detection, IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, 64 (2017), 1817-1824, DOI: 10.1109/TNS.2016.2632064

A.P. Dobrowolska, B. Dierre, C.M. Fang, H.T. Hintzen, P. Dorenbos, Thermal Quenching of Eu2+ Emission in Ca- and Sr-Ga2S4 in relation with VRBE schemes, Journal of Luminescence, 184 (2017), 256-261, DOI: 10.1016/j.jlumin.2016.12.022

C.M. Fang, M.A. van Huis, Structure and Stability of Hcp Iron Carbide Precipitates: A First-principles Study, Heliyon, 3 (2017), e00408, DOI 10.1016/j.heliyon.2017.e00408

T.A. Kassam, N. Hari Babu, N. Ludford, S. Yan, A. Howkins, Secondary Phase Interaction at Interfaces of High-Strength Brazed Joints made using Liquid Phase Sintered Alumina Ceramics and Ag-Cu-Ti Braze Alloys, Nature Scientific Reports, 8 (2018), 3352, DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-20674-w

X. Dong, Y. Zhang, S. Ji, Improvement of Mechanical Properties in a High Silicon Al-Si-Mg Alloy through Effective Grain Refinement in Sand Casting, SciFed Journal of Metallurgical Science, 1 (2018), 1000001

X.S. Huang, X. Dong, C.M. Yang, F. Tian, L.H. Liu, G.Q. Chen, P.J. Li, Investigation of Atom Distribution in Mg-9wt.%Al Melt using Small-angle X-ray Scattering and Molecular Dynamics Simulation, Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 473 (2017), 47-53, DOI: 10.1016/j.jnoncrysol.2017.07.026

Y.M. Kim, C.L. Mendis, T. Sasaski, D. Letzig, F. Pyczak, K. Hono, S. Yi, Static Recrystallization Behaviour of Cold Rolled Mg-Zn-Y Alloy and Role of Solute Segregation in Microstructure Evolution, Scripta Materialia, 136 (2017), 41-45, DOI: 10.1016/j.scriptamat.2017.04.001

G.S. Peng, G.S. Song, Y. Wang, K.H. Chen, S.Y. Chen, Intensive Melt Shearing and Calcium Concentration Effects on Grain Refinement of Commercial Purity Mg, International Journal of Cast Metals Research, 31 (2018), 99-107, DOI: 10.1080/13640461.2017.1376828

Z.P. Que, Y. Wang, Z. Fan, Formation of the Fe-Containing Intermetallic Compounds during Solidification of Al-5Mg-2Si-0.7Mn-1.1Fe Alloy, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 49 (2018), 2173-2181, DOI: 10.1007/s11661-018-4591-6

R. Nikbakht, S.H. Seyedein, S. Kheirandish, H. Assadi, B. Jodoin, Asymmetrical Bonding in Cold Spraying of Dissimilar Materials, Applied Surface Science, 444 (2018), 621-632, DOI: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2018.03.103

W. Li, H. Assadi, F. Gaertner, S. Yin, A Review of Advanced Composite and Nanostructured Coatings by Solid-State Cold Spraying Process Critical Reviews in Solid State and Materials Sciences, (2018), 1-48, DOI: 10.1080/10408436.2017.1410778

G.S. Peng, Y. Wang, Z. Fan, Competitive Heterogeneous Nucleation between Zr and MgO Particles in Commercial Purity Mg, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 49 (2018), 2182–2192, DOI: 10:1007/s11661-018-4594-3

M. Xu, L. Wang, W. Lu, L. Zhang, H. Nadendla, Y. Wang, M. Xia, J. Li, The Nucleation Potency of In-situ Formed Oxides in Liquid Iron, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 49A (2018), 1762-1769, DOI: 10.1007/s11661-018-4528-0

G.S. Peng, Y. Wang, K.H. Chen, S.Y. Chen, Improved Zr Grain Refining Efficiency for Commercial Purity Mg via Intensive Melt Shearing International Journal of Cast Metals Research, 30 (2017), 374-378, DOI: 10.1080/13640461.2017.1317393

L. Wang, L. Yang, D. Zhang, M. Xia, Y. Wang, B. Chen, J. Li, Nucleation Interface of Al−Sb Alloys on Single Crystal Al2O3 Substrate, Transactions of Nonferrous Metals Society of China, 27 (2017), 2104-2111, DOI: 10.1016/S1003-6326(17)60236-X

D. Zhang, L. Wang, B. Chen, M. Xia, J.G. Li, N. Hari Babu, Y. Wang, Potential Nucleation Agents in Al-Mg Alloys, Metallurgia Italiana, 108 (2016), 153-156

L. Wang, L. Yang, D. Zhang, M. Xia, Y. Wang, J.G. Li, The Role of Lattice Misfit on Heterogeneous Nucleation of Pure Aluminum, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 47 (2016), 5012-5022, DOI: 10.1007/s11661-016-3691-4

D. Liu, Y. Liu, Y. Zhao, Y. Huang, M. Chen, The Hot Deformation Behaviour and Microstructure Evolution of HA/Mg03Zn-0.8Zr Composites for Biomedical Application, Materials Science and Engineering: C, 77 (2017), 690-697, DOI: 10.1016/j.msec.2017.03.239

H. Men, Z. Fan, Prenucleation Induced by Crystalline Substrates, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, (2018), DOI: 10.1007/s11661-018-4628-x

Z. Fan, F. Gao, L. Zhou, S.Z. Lu, A New Concept for Growth Restriction During Solidification, Acta Materialia, 152 (2018), 248-257, DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2018.04.045

D. Mata, M. Serdechnova, M. Mohedano, C.L. Mendis, S.V. Lamaka, J. Tedim, T. Hack, S. Nixon, M.L. Zheludkevich, Hierarchically Organized Li-Al-LDH Nano-flakes: a Low-temperature Approach to Seal Porous Anodic Oxide on Aluminum Alloys, RSC Advances, 7 (2017), 35357-35367, DOI: 10.1039/c7ra05593e

M. Serdechnova, M. Mohedano, B. Kuznetsov, C.L. Mendis, M. Starykevich, S. Karpushenkov, J. Tedim, M.G.S. Ferreira, C. Blawert, M.L. Zheludkevich, PEO Coatings with Active Protection Based on In-Situ Formed LDH-Nanocontainers, Journal of The Electrochemical Society, 164, (2017), C36-C45, DOI: 10.1149/2.0301702jes

H. Dieringa, L. Katsarou, R. Buzolin, G. Szakács, M. Horstmann, M. Wolff, C.L. Mendis, S. Vorozhtsov, D. StJohn, Ultrasound Assisted Casting of an AM60 Based Metal Matrix Nanocomposite, its Properties, and Recyclability, Metals, 7 (2017), 388, DOI: 10.3390/met7100388

R.H. Buzolin, M. Mohedano, C.L. Mendis, B. Mingo, D. Tolnai, C. Blawert, K. Kainer, H. Pinto, N. Hort, Corrosion Behaviour of As-cast ZK40 with CaO and Y Additions, Transactions of Nonferrous Metals Society of China (English Edition), 28 (2018), 427-439, DOI: 10.1016/S1003-6326(18)64676-X

M.H. Chen, P.C. Bollad, P.K. Jimack, Dynamic Load Balancing for the Parallel, Adaptive, Multigrid Solution of Implicit Phase-field Simulations, International Journal of Numerical Analysis and Modeling, In review, 2018

P.C. Bollada, P.K. Jimack, A.M. Mullis, Numerical Approach to Compensate for Phase-field Interface Effects in Alloy Solidification, Computational Materials Science, In review, 2018

P.C. Bollada, P.K. Jimack, A.M. Mullis, Faceted and Dendritic Morphology Change in Alloy Solidification, Computational Materials Science, 144 (2018), 76-84, DOI: 10.1016/j.commatsci.2017.12.007

E. Liotti, A. Lui, S. Kumar, Z. Guo, C. Bi, T. Connolley, P.S. Grant, The Spatial and Temporal Distribution of Dendrite Fragmentation in Solidifying Al-Cu alloys under Different Conditions, Acta Materialia, 121 (2016), 384-395, DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2016.09.013

H. Shang, Z.L. Ma, S.A. Belyakov, C.M. Gourlay, Grain Refinement of Electronic Solders: the Potential of Combining Solute with Nucleant Particles, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 715 (2017), 471-485, DOI: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2017.04.268

Z.L. Ma, S.A. Belyakov, K. Sweatman, T. Nishimura, C.M. Gourlay, Harnessing Heterogeneous Nucleation to Control Tin Orientations in Electronic Interconnections, Nature Communications, 8 (2017), 1916, DOI: 10.1038/s41467-017-01727-6

P. Pandee, C.M. Gourlay, S.A. Belyakov, G. Zeng, U. Patakham, K. Chanyathunyaroj, C. Limmaneevichitr, AlSi2Sc2 Intermetallic Formation in Al-7Si-0.3Mg-xSc Alloys and their Effects on As-cast Properties, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 731 (2018), 1159-1170, DOI: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2017.10.125

S. Feng, E. Liotti, A. Lui, S. Kumar, A. Mahadevegowda, K.A.Q. O’Reilly, P.S. Grant, An In-situ Method to Estimate the Tip Temperature and Phase Selection of Secondary Fe-rich Intermetallics using Synchrotron X-ray Radiography, Scripta Materialia, 149 (2018), 44-48, DOI: 10.1016/j.scriptamat.2018.02.001

N. Hou, S.A. Belyakov, L. Pay, A. Sugiyama, H. Yasuda, C.M. Gourlay, Competition Between Stable and Metastable Eutectic Growth in Sn-Ni Alloys, Acta Materialia, 149 (2018), 119-131, DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2018.02.034

Z.L. Ma, S.A. Belyakov, J.W. Xian, C.M. Gourlay, Nucleation and Twinning in Tin Droplet Solidification on Single Crystal Intermetallic Compounds, Acta Materialia, 150 (2018), 281-294, DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2018.02.047

G. Zeng, J.W. Xian, C.M. Gourlay, Nucleation and Growth Crystallography of Al8Mn5 on B2-Al(Mn,Fe) in AZ91 Magnesium Alloys, Acta Materialia, In press, 2018, DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2018.04.032

E. Liotti, C. Arteta, A. Zisserman, A. Lui, V. Lempitsky, P.S. Grant, Crystal Nucleation in Metallic Alloys using X-ray Radiography and Machine Learning, Science Advances, 4 (2018), eaar4004, DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aar4004

L. Yang, G. Liu, L. Ma, E. Zhang, X. Zhou, G.E. Thompson, Effect of Iron Content on the Corrosion of Pure Magnesium: Critical Factor for Iron Tolerance Limit, Corrosion Science, In press, 2018, DOI: 10.1016/j.corsci.2018.04.024

S.D. Liu, H. Lin, X. Zhou, Y. Wu, Effect of Cooling Conditions on Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Friction Stir Welded 7055 Aluminium Alloy Joints, Materials Characterization, 141 (2018), 74-85, DOI: 10.1016/j.matchar.2018.04.029

X. Zhang, B. Liu, X. Zhou, J. Wang, T. Hashimoto, C. Luo, Z. Sun, Z. Tang, F. Lu, Laser Welding Introduced Segregation and its Influence on the Corrosion Behaviour of Al-Cu-Li Alloy, Corrosion Science, 135 (2018), 177-191, DOI: 10.1016/j.corsci.2018.02.044

C.M. MacRae, A.E. Hughes, J.S. Laird, A.M. Glenn, N.C. Wilson, A. Torpy, M.A. Gibson, X. Zhou, N. Birbilis, G.E. Thompson, An Examination of the Composition and Microstructure of Coarse Intermetallic Particles in AA2099 T8, including Li Detection, Microscopy and Microanalysis, In press, 2018

X. Zhang, X. Zhou, T. Hashimoto, J. Lindsay, O. Ciuca, C. Luo, Z. Sun, X. Zhang, The Influence of Grain Structure on the Corrosion Behaviour of 2A97-T3 Al-Cu-Li Alloy, Corrosion Science, 116 (2017), 14-21, DOI: 10.1016/j.corsci.2016.12.005

Z. Hong, A. Morrison, H. Zhang, S.G. Roberts, P.S. Grant, Development of a Novel Melt Spinning Based Processing Route for Oxide Dispersion Strengthened Steels, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 49 (2018), 604–612, DOI: 10.1007/s11661-017-4398-x

L. Zheng, T.L. Lee, N. Liu, Z. Li, G. Zhang, J. Mi, P.S. Grant, Numerical and Physical Simulation of Rapid Microstructural Evolution of Gas Atomised Ni Superalloy Powders, Materials and Design, 117 (2017), 157–167, DOI: 10.1016/j.matdes.2016.12.074S.

D. Liu, H. Lin, X. Zhou, Y. Wu, Effect of Cooling Conditions on Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Friction Stir Welded 7055 Aluminium Alloy Joints, Materials Characterization, 141 (2018), 74-85, DOI: 10.1016/j.matchar.2018.04.029

X. Zhang, B. Liu, X. Zhou, J. Wang, T. Hashimoto, C. Luo, Z. Sun, Z. Tang, F. Lu, Laser Welding Introduced Segregation and its Influence on the Corrosion Behaviour of Al-Cu-Li Alloy, Corrosion Science, 135 (2018), 177-191, DOI: 10.1016/j.corsci.2018.02.044

C.M. MacRae, A.E. Hughes, J.S. Laird, A.M. Glenn, N.C. Wilson, A. Torpy, M.A. Gibson, X. Zhou, N. Birbilis, G.E. Thompson, An Examination of the Composition and Microstructure of Coarse Intermetallic Particles in AA2099 T8, including Li Detection, Microscopy and Microanalysis, In press, 2018

X. Zhang, X. Zhou, T. Hashimoto, J. Lindsay, O. Ciuca, C. Luo, Z. Sun, X. Zhang, The Influence of Grain Structure on the Corrosion Behaviour of 2A97-T3 Al-Cu-Li Alloy, Corrosion Science, 116 (2017), 14-21, DOI: 10.1016/j.corsci.2016.12.005

Z. Hong, A. Morrison, H. Zhang, S.G. Roberts, P.S. Grant, Development of a Novel Melt Spinning Based Processing Route for Oxide Dispersion Strengthened Steels, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 49 (2018), 604–612, DOI: 10.1007/s11661-017-4398-x

L. Zheng, T.L. Lee, N. Liu, Z. Li, G. Zhang, J. Mi, P.S. Grant, Numerical and Physical Simulation of Rapid Microstructural Evolution of Gas Atomised Ni Superalloy Powders, Materials and Design, 117 (2017), 157–167, DOI: 10.1016/j.matdes.2016.12.074

A.T. Dinsdale, C.M. Fang, Z. Fan, Z.V. Khvan, The Critical Assessment of Data for Al-Fe based Intermetallic Phases Formed during Solidification of Aluminium Alloys, In Proceedings of the 6th Decennial International Conference on Solidification Processing (SP17), 25-28 July 2017, Old Windsor, UK, ed. Z. Fan, 171-174

S. Amirkhanlou, S. Ji, Stiffness Improvement Through Alloying Elements in Al Alloys, In Light Metals 2018, TMS 2018, The Minerals, Metals & Materials Series, 11-15 March 2018, Arizona, USA, eds. O. Martin, Springer, Cham, 431-433, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-72284-9_58

X. Dong, S. Ji, Grain Refinement of Al–Si–Mg Cast Alloys by Al3Ti3B Master Alloy, In Light Metals 2018, TMS 2018, The Minerals, Metals & Materials Series, 11-15 March 2018, Arizona, USA, eds. O. Martin, Springer, Cham, 319-323, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-72284-9_43

C.M. Fang, H. Men, Z. Fan, Effect of Substrate Chemistry on Prenucleation by Ab Initio MD Simulation, In Proceedings of the 6th Decennial International Conference on Solidification Processing (SP17), 25-28 July 2017, Old Windsor, UK, ed. Z. Fan, 52-55

D.G. Eskin, I. Tzanakis, F. Wang, G.S.B. Lebon, K. Pericleous, P.D. Lee, T. Connolley, J. Mi, Fundamental Studies of Ultrasonic Melt Processing, In Proceedings of the 6th Decennial International Conference on Solidification Processing (SP17), 25-28 July 2017, Old Windsor, UK, ed. Z. Fan, 546-549

H. Men, Z. Fan, Effect of Lattice Misfit on Prenucleation by Molecular Dynamics Simulation, In Proceedings of the 6th Decennial International Conference on Solidification Processing (SP17), 25-28 July 2017, Old Windsor, UK, ed. Z. Fan, 43-47

H. Men, Z. Fan, Effect of Misfit on Heterogeneous Nucleation by Molecular Dynamics Simulation, In Proceedings of the 6th Decennial International Conference on Solidification Processing (SP17), 25-28 July 2017, Old Windsor, UK, ed. Z. Fan, 48-51

Y. Wang, Z.P. Que, Y. Zhang, Z. Fan, Effect of Interfacial Segregation on Heterogeneous Nucleation, In Proceedings of the 6th Decennial International Conference on Solidification Processing (SP17), 25-28 July 2017, Old Windsor, UK, ed. Z. Fan, 56-60

B. Jiang, Z. Fan, Grain Initiation: Progressive vs. Explosive, In Proceedings of the 6th Decennial International Conference on Solidification Processing (SP17), 25-28 July 2017, Old Windsor, UK, ed. Z. Fan, 61-65

L. Wang, X. Ge, M. Xia, W. Lu, Y. Wang, H.B. Nadendla, J.G. Li, Nucleation Pathway of Pure Al on Al2O3(10–10) Substrate, In Proceedings of the 6th Decennial International Conference on Solidification Processing (SP17), 25-28 July 2017, Old Windsor, UK, ed. Z. Fan, 70-73

Y. Wang, H.-T. Li, Z. Fan, Grain Refinement of Al- and Mg- alloys by Native Oxide Particles, In Proceedings of the 6th Decennial International Conference on Solidification Processing (SP17), 25-28 July 2017, Old Windsor, UK, ed. Z. Fan, 81-86

Z. Fan, F. Gao, S.Z. Lu, L. Zhou, A New Concept of Growth Restriction Coefficient, In Proceedings of the 6th Decennial International Conference on Solidification Processing (SP17), 25-28 July 2017, Old Windsor, UK, ed. Z. Fan, 91-94

F. Gao, H. Assadi, Z. Fan, A Phase-field Study of Grain Refinement: Role of Number Density of Inoculant Particles, In Proceedings of the 6th Decennial International Conference on Solidification Processing (SP17), 25-28 July 2017, Old Windsor, UK, ed. Z. Fan, 99-102

J.B. Patel, M.J. Balart, Z. Fan, Grain Refinement of Pure Copper, In Proceedings of the 6th Decennial International Conference on Solidification Processing (SP17), 25-28 July 2017, Old Windsor, UK, ed. Z. Fan, 103-106

X. Dong, S. Ji, Y. Zhang, Z. Fan, Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of a Cast Al-Si-Mg-Cu Alloy Refined by Al5Ti1B and Al3Ti3B, In Proceedings of the 6th Decennial International Conference on Solidification Processing (SP17), 25-28 July 2017, Old Windsor, UK, ed. Z. Fan, 107-110

H.-T. Li, J.B. Patel, Z. Fan, Solidification Mechanisms of Melt Conditioned Direct-chill (MC-DC) Casting, In Proceedings of the 6th Decennial International Conference on Solidification Processing (SP17), 25-28 July 2017, Old Windsor, UK, ed. Z. Fan, 137-140

L. Bolzoni, H.B. Nadendla, Equiaxed Structure in DC-casting Al-10Si Billets via Engineered Nucleation, In Proceedings of the 6th Decennial International Conference on Solidification Processing (SP17), 25-28 July 2017, Old Windsor, UK, ed. Z. Fan, 141-144

Z.P. Que, Y.P. Zhou, Y. Wang, Z. Fan, Composition Templating for Heterogeneous Nucleation of Intermetallic Compounds, In Proceedings of the 6th Decennial International Conference on Solidification Processing (SP17), 25-28 July 2017, Old Windsor, UK, ed. Z. Fan, 158-161

F. Wang, D. Eskin, J.W. Mi, T. Connolley, I. Tzanakis Refinement of Primary Al3Ti Intermetallic Particles in an Al-0.4 wt% Ti Alloy by Ultrasonic Melt Processing, In Proceedings of the 6th Decennial International Conference on Solidification Processing (SP17), 25-28 July 2017, Old Windsor, UK, ed. Z. Fan, 166-170

K. Schneider, B.J. McKay, N. Hari Babu, Influence of Alloying Elements on Intermetallic Formation in Al-Mg Compound Castings, In Proceedings of the 6th Decennial International Conference on Solidification Processing (SP17), 25-28 July 2017, Old Windsor, UK, ed. Z. Fan, 189-192

F. Yan, Y.H. Zhao, H. Hou, S. Ji, Effect of Fe Addition on the Microstructure and Mechanical Property of Diecast Al-Mg2Si-Mg based Alloy, In Proceedings of the 6th Decennial International Conference on Solidification Processing (SP17), 25-28 July 2017, Old Windsor, UK, ed. Z. Fan, 255-258

Y. Zhao, W. Du, B. Koe, T. Connolley, S. Irvine, P.K. Allan, C.M. Schlepütz, W. Zhang, F. Wang, D.G. Eskin, J. Mi, Synchrotron X-ray Tomography Studies of Fe-rich Intermetallic Phases in Al Alloys, In Proceedings of the 6th Decennial International Conference on Solidification Processing (SP17), 25-28 July 2017, Old Windsor, UK, ed. Z. Fan, 263-266

M. Rahimian, S. Ji, P. Blake, D. Watson, Z. Fan, The Effect of Transition Alloying Elements on the Microstructure of Al-Si Alloys, In Proceedings of the 6th Decennial International Conference on Solidification Processing (SP17), 25-28 July 2017, Old Windsor, UK, ed. Z. Fan, 403-405

I.T.H. Chang, Q. Cai, X. Zhu, Y. Zhang, F. Gao, Z. Fan, Refinement of Eutectic Microstructure in Quaternary Al-Cu-Si-Mg Alloys, In Proceedings of the 6th Decennial International Conference on Solidification Processing (SP17), 25-28 July 2017, Old Windsor, UK, ed. Z. Fan, 406-409

K.W. Al-Helal, I.C. Stone, Z. Fan, Effect of Solidification Rate on Macro-segregation and Morphologies of Silicon Phases in Solidification of Al-15Si Alloy, In Proceedings of the 6th Decennial International Conference on Solidification Processing (SP17), 25-28 July 2017, Old Windsor, UK, ed. Z. Fan, 517-520

P. Quested, R. Morrell, A. Dinsdale, L. Chapman, The Measurement and Estimation of Density for Selected Liquid Alloys, In Proceedings of the 6th Decennial International Conference on Solidification Processing (SP17), 25-28 July 2017, Old Windsor, UK, ed. Z. Fan, 538-542

G. Salloum-Abou-Jaoude, D.G. Eskin, C. Barbatti, P. Jarry, M. Jarrett, Effect of Ultrasonic Melt Treatment on Grain Refinement of Direct Chill Cast AA6082 Aluminium Alloy. In Proceedings of the 6th Decennial International Conference on Solidification Processing (SP17), 25-28 July 2017, Old Windsor, UK, ed. Z. Fan, 550-553

Y. Qiu, H. Assadi, Z. Fan, Modelling of Microstructure Evolution in Twin-Roll Casting of Magnesium, In Proceedings of the 6th Decennial International Conference on Solidification Processing (SP17), 25-28 July 2017, Old Windsor, UK, ed. Z. Fan, 571-575

X.L. Yang, J.B. Patel, C.L. Mendis, Z. Fan, Melt Conditioned Twin Roll Casting (MC-TRC) Process for Thin Gauge Mg Alloy Strip, In Proceedings of the 6th Decennial International Conference on Solidification Processing (SP17), 25-28 July 2017, Old Windsor, UK, ed. Z. Fan, 585-588

H.-T. Li, J.B. Patel, G.M. Scamans, Z. Fan, Melt Conditioned Direct-chill (MC-DC) Casting of Al and Mg Alloys, In Proceedings of the 6th Decennial International Conference on Solidification Processing (SP17), 25-28 July 2017, Old Windsor, UK, ed. Z. Fan, 589-592

Y. Zhang, J.B. Patel, Z. Fan, Melt Conditioned High Pressure Die Casting of AZ91D Mg Alloy with Improved Variation of Mechanical Properties In Proceedings of the 6th Decennial International Conference on Solidification Processing (SP17), 25-28 July 2017, Old Windsor, UK, ed. Z. Fan, 593-596

J.B. Patel, J. Lazaro Nebreda, Z. Fan, Efficient De-gassing of Aluminium Alloy Melts by High Shear Melt Conditioning Technology, In Proceedings of the 6th Decennial International Conference on Solidification Processing (SP17), 25-28 July 2017, Old Windsor, UK, ed. Z. Fan, 597-600

J. Lazaro Nebreda, J.B. Patel, I.C. Stone, G.M. Scamans, Z. Fan, De-Ironing of Aluminium Alloy Scrap by High Shear Melt Conditioning Technology, In Proceedings of the 6th Decennial International Conference on Solidification Processing (SP17), 25-28 July 2017, Old Windsor, UK, ed. Z. Fan, 601-60

X.L. Yang, H.-T. Li, J.B. Patel, Z. Fan, Improving Particle Distribution in Metal Matrix Composites by Intensive Melt Shearing, In Proceedings of the 6th Decennial International Conference on Solidification Processing (SP17), 25-28 July 2017, Old Windsor, UK, ed. Z. Fan, 613-616

Y. Huang, L. Zhou, M. Razavi, The Impact of High Shear Treatment on the HA Particle Distribution and Microstructure of Mg-HA Nanocomposite Castings, In Proceedings of the 6th Decennial International Conference on Solidification Processing (SP17), 25-28 July 2017, Old Windsor, UK, ed. Z. Fan, 625-629

K.W. Al-Helal, P.M. Thomas, Z. Fan, Design and Development of Continuous Melt-conditioned Twin Roll Casting Process for Aluminium Alloys, In Proceedings of the 6th Decennial International Conference on Solidification Processing (SP17), 25-28 July 2017, Old Windsor, UK, ed. Z. Fan, 671-674

S. Amirkhanlou, S. Ji, Y. Zhang, D. Watson, High Modulus Al-based Alloy Prepared by Low Pressure Die Casting In Proceedings of the 6th Decennial International Conference on Solidification Processing (SP17), 25-28 July 2017, Old Windsor, UK, ed. Z. Fan, 683-689

A. Valizadeh, I.T.H. Chang, I.C. Stone, Bonding of Aluminium to Low Carbon Steel using an Overcasting Process, In Proceedings of the 6th Decennial International Conference on Solidification Processing (SP17), 25-28 July 2017, Old Windsor, UK, ed. Z. Fan, 687-690

K. Al-Helal, I.C. Stone, Z. Fan, Refinement and Modification of Silicon Phases in Solidification of High Purity Hypereutectic AL-15Si Alloy, In Proceedings of the Liquid Metal Processing & Casting Conference, LMPC 2017, 10-13 September 2017, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, eds. M.J.M. Krane, R.M. Ward, S. Rudoler, A.J. Elliott, A. Pate, 281-286

Y. Wang, L. Zhou, Z. Fan, Mechanism of Zirconium Poisoning Effect on TiB2 Inoculation in Aluminium Alloys, In Proceedings of Light Metals 2016, TMS 2016, The Minerals, Metals and Materials Series, 14-18 February 2016, Nashville, Tennessee, USA ed. E. Williams, Springer, 725-729

S. Khorsand, Y. Huang, Integrated Casting-extrusion of an AA6082 Aluminium Alloy, In Proceedings of Light Metals 2017, TMS 2017, The Minerals, Metals and Materials Series, 26 February-2 March 2017, San Diego, California, ed. A.P. Ratvik, Springer, 235-241, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-51541-0_32

Y. Huang, Steady State and a General Scale Law of Deformation, In IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 38th Risø International Symposium on Materials Science, 4-8 September 2017, Roskilde, Denmark, 012029, DOI: 10.1088/1757-899X/219/1/012029

J.B. Patel, P. Lloyd, G. Peng, Z. Fan, Development of the New High Shear Technology for Continuous Processing of Mg-alloys for Ingot Casting, In Magnesium Technology, TMS 2016, The Minerals, Metals and Materials Series. 14-18 February 2016, Nashville, Tennessee, USA, eds. A. Singh, K. Solanki, M.V. Manuel, N.R. Neelameggham, Springer, 29-33, DOI: 10.1002/9781119274803.ch8

R. Ritwik, P.N. Quested, Viscosity of Liquid Metals – Some Experiments with Concentric Cylinder Viscometers, In Proceedings of the 6th Decennial International Conference on Solidification Processing (SP17), 25-28 July 2017, Old Windsor, UK, ed. Z. Fan, 521-524

P. Quested, R. Morrell, A. Dinsdale, L Chapman, The Measurement and Estimation of Density for Selected Liquid Alloys, In High Temperatures-High Pressure, 21st European Conference of Thermophysical Properties, 3-8 September 2017, Graz, Austria. In press.

J. Wu, R. Morrell, L. Chapman, J. Clark, P. Quested, Characterisation of Thermal Conductivity Reference Material Using the NPL Axial Heat Flow Apparatus, In High Temperatures-High Pressure, 21st European Conference of Thermophysical Properties, 3-8 September 2017, Graz, Austria. In press.

A.M. Mullis, P.C. Bollada, P.K. Jimack, Phase-field Modelling of Intermetallic Solidification, In 147th Annual Meeting & Exhibition Supplemental Proceedings, TMS 2018, The Minerals, Metals & Materials Series, 11-15 March 2018, Arizona, USA, eds. TMS 2018, Springer, Cham, 587-596, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-72526-0_55

P.C. Bollada, A.M. Mullis, Phase Field Modelling of Multiphase Alloy Solidification: A Review, In Proceedings of the 6th Decennial International Conference on Solidification Processing (SP17), 25-28 July 2017, Old Windsor, UK, ed. Z. Fan, 197-200

P.C. Bollada, P.K. Jimack, A.M. Mullis, Faceting in Al-Si using Phase Field, In Proceedings of the 6th Decennial International Conference on Solidification Processing (SP17), 25-28 July 2017, Old Windsor, UK, ed. Z. Fan, 247-250

G. Zeng, K. Nogita, S. Belyakov, J.W. Xian, S.D. McDonald, K.V. Yang, H. Yasuda, C.M. Gourlay, Real-time Observation of AZ91 Solidification by Synchrotron Radiography, In Magnesium Technology 2017, TMS 2017, The Minerals, Metals & Materials Series, 26 February-2 March 2017, San Diego, CA, USA, eds. K. Solanki, D. Orlov, A. Singh, N. Neelameggham, Springer, Cham, 597 603, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-52392-7_82

G. Zeng, J.W. Xian, C.M. Gourlay, Growth of Al8Mn5 Intermetallic in AZ91, In Magnesium Technology 2017. TMS 2017. The Minerals, Metals & Materials Series, 26 February-2 March 2017, San Diego, CA, USA, eds. K. Solanki, D. Orlov, A. Singh, N. Neelameggham, Springer, Cham, 85-92, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-52392-7_15

G. Zeng, K. Nogita, J.W. Xian, H. Yasuda, C.M. Gourlay, Solidification of Al8Mn5 in Mg-Al-Zn-Mn alloys, In Proceedings of the 6th Decennial International Conference on Solidification Processing (SP17), 25-28 July 2017, Old Windsor, UK, ed. Z. Fan, 259-262

T.C. Su, C. O’Sullivan, T. Nagira, H. Yasuda, C.M. Gourlay, Exploring Semi-solid Deformation with the Discrete Element Method and Synchrotron Radiography, In Proceedings of the 6th Decennial International Conference on Solidification Processing (SP17), 25-28 July 2017, Old Windsor, UK, ed. Z. Fan, 512-516

J.W. Xian, Z.L. Ma, H. Shang, S.A. Belyakov, C.M. Gourlay, Heterogeneous Nucleation Mechanisms in Solder Joints, In Proceedings of the 6th Decennial International Conference on Solidification Processing (SP17), 25-28 July 2017, Old Windsor, UK, ed. Z. Fan, 66-69

J.W. Xian, S.A. Belyakov, K. Nogita, H. Yasuda, C.M. Gourlay, Faceted and Nonfaceted Growth of Cu6Sn5 Crystals, In Proceedings of the 6th Decennial International Conference on Solidification Processing (SP17), 25-28 July 2017, Old Windsor, UK, ed. Z. Fan, 251-254

G. Zeng, X. Zhu, S. Ji, C.M. Gourlay, The Morphology and Distribution of Al8Mn5 in High Pressure Die Cast AM50 and AZ91, In Magnesium Technology 2017, TMS 2017, The Minerals, Metals & Materials Series, 26 February-2 March 2017, San Diego, CA, USA, eds. K. Solanki, D. Orlov, A. Singh, N. Neelameggham, Springer, Cham, 137-144, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-72332-7_21


2015 – 2017

Al-Helal, I.C. Stone, Z. Fan, Refinement of Primary Silicon Crystals by Novel P-doped γ-Al2O3 Particles in Solidification of Hypereutectic Al-Si Alloys, Materials Science Forum, 877, (2017), 550–557, DOI: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.877.550

Amirkhanlou, S. Ji, Y. Zhang, D. Watson, Z. Fan, High modulus Al-Si-Mg-Cu/Mg2Si-TiB2 Hybrid Nanocomposite: Microstructural Characteristics and Micromechanics-based Analysis, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 694, (2017), 313–324, DOI: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2016.10.016

J.B. Patel, X. Yang, C.L. Mendis Z. Fan, Melt Conditioning of Light Metals by Application of High Shear for Improved Microstructure and Defect Control, The Journal of The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS), 69, (2017), 1071–1076, DOI: 10.1007/s11837-017-2335-5

Pawar, T.J.A. Slater, T.L. Burnett, X. Zhou, G.M. Scamans, Z. Fan, G.E. Thompson, P.J. Withers, Crystallographic Effects on the Corrosion of Twin Roll Cast AZ31 Mg Alloy Sheet, Acta Materialia, 133, (2017), 90–99, DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2017.05.027

Arabgol, M. Villa Vidaller, H. Assadi, F. Gärtner, T. Klassen, Influence of Thermal Properties and Temperature of Substrate on the Quality of Cold-Sprayed Deposits, Acta Materialia, 127, (2017), 287–301, DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2017.01.040

R.H. Buzolin, M. Mohedano, C.L. Mendis, B. Mingo, D. Tolnai, C. Blawert, K.U. Kainer, H. Pinto, N. Hort, As Cast Microstructures on the Mechanical and Corrosion Behaviour of ZK40 Modified with Gd and Nd Additions, Materials Science and Engineering A, 682, (2017), 238–247, DOI: 10.1016/j.msea.2016.11.022

Bolzoni, H.B. Nadendla, Considerations on the Effect of Solutal on the Grain Size of Castings from Superheated Melts, Materials Letters, 201, (2017), 9–12, DOI: 10.1016/j.matlet.2017.04.117

A.G. Bhagurkar, A. Yamamoto, A.R. Dennis, J.H. Durrell, T.A. Aljohani, H.B. Nadendla, D.A. Cardwell, Microstructural Evolution in Infiltration-growth Processed MgB2 Bulk Superconductors, Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 100, (2017), 2451–2460, DOI: 10.1111/jace.14792

K.M. Kareh, C. O’Sullivan, T. Nagira, H. Yasuda, C.M. Gourlay, Dilatancy in Semi-solid Steels at High Solid Fraction, Acta Materialia, 125, (2017), 187–195, DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2016.11.066

Nafisul, R.F. Cochrane, A.M. Mullis, Disorder-order Morphologies in Drop-tube Processed Ni3Ge: Dendritic and Seaweed Growth, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 707, (2017), 327–331, DOI: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2016.11.080

J.W. Xian, S.A. Belyakov, M. Ollivier, K. Nogita, H. Yasuda, C.M. Gourlay, Cu6Sn5 Crystal Growth Mechanisms during Solidification of Electronic Interconnections, Acta Materialia, 126, (2017), 540–551, DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2016.12.043

Isakov, C.J. Stevens, F. Castles, P.S. Grant, A Split Ring Resonator Dielectric Probe for Near-Field Dielectric Imaging, Scientific Reports, 7, (2017), 2038, DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-02176-3

M.M. Salleh, C.M. Gourlay, J.W. Xian, S.A. Belyakov, H. Yasuda, S.D. McDonald, K. Nogita, In Situ Imaging of Microstructure Formation in Electronic Interconnections, Scientific reports, 7, (2017), 40010, DOI: 10.1038/srep40010

Nafisul, R.F. Cochrane, A.M. Mullis, Morphology of Spherulites in Rapidly Solidified Ni3Ge Droplets, Crystals, 7, (2017), 100, DOI: 10.3390/cryst7040100

S.A. Belyakov, J.W. Xian, K. Sweatman, T. Nishimura, T. Akaiwa, C.M. Gourlay, Influence of Bismuth on the Solidification of Sn-0.7 Cu-0.05 Ni-xBi/Cu Joints, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 701, (2017), 321–334, DOI: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2016.12.404

Oloyede, R.F. Cochrane, A.M. Mullis, Effect of Rapid Solidification on the Microstructure and Microhardness of BS1452 Grade 250 Hypoeutectic Grey Cast Iron, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 707, (2017), 347–350, DOI: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2016.08.214

Ollivier, R.M. Harker, C.M. Gourlay, Reaction-induced Surface Reconstruction of Silver in Contact with Zirconium, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 691, (2017), 624–633, DOI: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2016.08.282

J.W. Xian, Z.L. Ma, S.A. Belyakov, M. Ollivier, C.M. Gourlay, Nucleation of Tin on the Cu6Sn5 Layer in Electronic Interconnections, Acta Materialia, 123, (2017), 404–415, DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2016.10.008

Z.L. Ma, C. M. Gourlay, Nucleation, Grain Orientations, and Microstructure of Sn-3Ag-0.5 Cu Soldered on Cobalt Substrates, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 706, (2017), 596–608, DOI: 10.1016/j.jallcom.2017.02.243

M.J. Balart, J.B. Patel, Z. Fan, Melt Protection of Mg-Al Based Alloys Metals, 6, (2016), 131, DOI: 10.3390/met6060131

M.J. Balart, J.B. Patel, F. Gao, Z. Fan, Grain Refinement of Deoxidized Copper, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 47, (2016), 4988–5011, DOI: 10.1007/s11661-016-3671-8

Barekar, S. Das, X. Yang, Y. Huang, O. El Fakir, A.G. Bhagurkar, L. Zhou, Z. Fan, The Impact of Melt Conditioning on Microstructure, Texture and Ductility of Twin Roll Cast Aluminium Alloy Strips, Materials Science and Engineering A, 650, (2016), 365–373, DOI: 10.1016/j.msea.2015.10.079

Bolzoni, M. Nowak, H. Nadendla, Nb-Based Heterogeneous Nuclei for Enhanced α-Mg Nucleation in Mg(-Al) Alloys, Materials Letters, 169, (2016), 207–209, DOI: 10.1016/j.matlet.2016.01.121

A.G. Bhagurkar, A. Yamamoto, L. Anguilano, A.R. Dennis, J.H. Durrell, N.H. Babu, D.A. Cardwell, A Trapped Magnetic Field of 3T in Homogeneous, Bulk MgB2 Superconductors Fabricated by a Modified Precursor Infiltration and Growth (MPIG) Process, Superconductor Science and Technology, 29, (2016), 035008, DOI: 10.1088/0953-2048/29/3/035008

Bolzoni, H.B. Nadendla, Heterogeneous Nb-Based Nuclei for the Grain Refinement of Al-Si Alloys, The Journal of The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS), 68, (2016), 1301–1306, DOI: 10.1007/s11837-016-1855-8

Burugapalli, M. Razavi, L. Zhou, Y. Huang, In Vitro Cytocompatibility Study of a Medical β-type Ti-35.5Nb-5.7Ta Titanium Alloy, Journal of Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering, 6, (2016), 141–148, DOI: 10.1166/jbt.2016.1424

Bolzoni, M. Xia, H. Nadendla, Formation of Equiaxed Crystal Structures in Directionally Solidified Al-Si Alloys using Nb-Based Heterogeneous Nuclei, Scientific Reports, 6, (2016), 39554, DOI: 10.1038/srep39554

Assadi, H. Kreye, F. Gärtner, T. Klassen, Cold Spraying – A Materials Perspective, Acta Materialia, 116, (2016), 382–407, DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2016.06.034

Amirkhanlou, M. Rahimian, M. Ketabchi, N. Parvin, P. Yaghinali, F. Carreño, Strengthening Mechanisms in Nanostructured Al/SiCp Composite Manufactured by Accumulative Press Bonding, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 47, (2016), 5136–5145, DOI: 10.1007/s11661-016-3666-5

Bolzoni, H. Nadendla, Engineering the Heterogeneous Nuclei in Al-Si Alloys for Solidification Control, Applied Materials Today, 5, (2016), 255–259, DOI: 10.1016/j.apmt.2016.11.001

P.C. Bollada, P.K. Jimack, A.M. Mullis, Bracket Formalism Applied to Phase Field Models of Alloy Solidification, Computational Materials Science, 126, (2016), 426–437, DOI: 10.1016/j.commatsci.2016.09.036

C.B. Basak, N. Hari Babu, Morphological Changes and Segregation of β-Al9Fe2Si2 Phase: A Perspective from Better Recyclability of Cast Al-Si Alloys, Materials and Design, 108, (2016), 277–288, DOI: 10.1016/j.matdes.2016.06.096

Oloyede, T.D. Bigg, R.F. Cochrane, A.M. Mullis, Microstructure Evolution and Mechanical Properties of Drop-tube Processed, Rapidly Solidified Grey Cast Iron, Materials Science and Engineering A, 654, (2016), 143–150, DOI: 10.1016/j.msea.2015.12.020

Nafisul, R.F. Cochrane, A.M. Mullis, Rapid Solidification Morphologies in Ni3Ge: Spherulites, Dendrites and Dense-branched Fractal Structures Intermetallics, 76, (2016), 70–77, DOI: 10.1016/j.intermet.2016.06.012

Fan, ICASP-4 (International Conference on Advanced Solidification Processing) Foreword, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 46, (2015), 4847, DOI: 10.1007/s11661-015-3113-z

Fan, Y. Wang, Y. Zhang, T. Qin, X.R. Zhou, G.E. Thompson, T. Pennycook, T. Hashimoto, Grain Refining Mechanism in the Al/Al-Ti-B System, Acta Materialia, 84, (2015), 292–304, DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2014.10.055

Das, N. Barekar, O. El Fakir, X. Yang, J.P. Dear, Z. Fan, Influence of Intensive Melt Shearing on Subsequent Hot Rolling and the Mechanical Properties of Twin Roll Cast AZ31 Strips, Materials Letters, 147, (2015), 54–57, DOI: 10.1016/j.matlet.2015.01.017

V.M. Sreekumar, N.H. Babu, D.G. Eskin, Z. Fan, Structure-property Analysis of In-situ Al-MgAl2O4 Metal Matrix Composites Synthesized using Ultrasonic Cavitation, Materials Science and Engineering A, 628, (2015), 30–40, DOI: 10.1016/j.msea.2015.01.029

Z.P. Que, Y.P. Zhou, Y. Wang, Z. Fan, Effect of MgO on Phase Selection in Al–Mg–Si–Fe–Mn Alloys, Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals, 6, (2015), 1167–1172, DOI: 10.1007/s12666-015-0664-z

Das, N.S. Barekar, O. El Fakir, L. Wang, A.P. Rao, J.B. Patel, H.R. Kotadia, A. Bhagurkar, J.P. Dear, Z. Fan, Effect of Melt Conditioning on Heat Treatment and Mechanical Properties of AZ31 Alloy Strips Produced by Twin Roll Casting, Materials Science and Engineering A, 620, (2015), 223–232, DOI: 10.1016/j.msea.2014.10.019

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