Publications & Patents

  1. High-strength twinned Nanolayer Structure, US patent, Xinghang Zhang, Amit Misra, Michael A. Nastasi and Richard G. Hoagland, US Patent No.7,078,108B2, July 2006.
  2. Fabrication of high strength, nanotwinned Al films, US Patent, pending, Xinghang Zhang, Dan Bufford, Yue Liu, Haiyan Wang, Texas A&M University.


 

       Prof. Zhang

  • > 180 articles
  • > 4500 citations (since 2012)
  • > 6000 citations in total
  • h index 44

I. Journal articles (Reviews/Viewpoints/Perspectives) 

  1. X. Zhangc, H. Wang and C. C. Koch, “Mechanical Behavior of Bulk Nanocrystalline Zn”, Reviews on Advanced Materials Science, 6 (2004) 53. (review article)
  2. A. Misra, M. J. Demkowicz, X. Zhang and R. G. Hoagland, “The radiation damage tolerance of ultra-high strength nanolayered composites”, JOM, 59 (2007) 62-65. (short review/perspective)
  3. X. Zhang, O. Anderoglu, R.G. Hoagland, and A. Misra, Nanoscale Growth Twins in Sputtered Metal Films, JOM, 60 (2008) 75.  (short review/perspective)
  4. X. Zhang, E.G. Fug, A. Misra, M. J. Demkowicz, and R. G. Hoagland, “Interface-enabled defect reduction in He ion irradiated metallic multilayers”, JOM,  Volume 62, Number 12, 75-78, DOI: 10.1007/s11837-010-0185-5, 2010 (review).
  5. X. Zhang and A. Misra, Superior thermal stability of coherent twin boundaries in nanotwinned metals, Scripta Materialia 66 (2012) 860–865. (view point paper,)
  6. Xinghang Zhang, “Characterization of microstructures by transmission electron microscopy", Encyclopedia of Tribology, ed. Y. W. Chang et al., 2012.
II. Journal articles (Research articles)

2017 (in press at first)

  1. J. Li, C. Fan, J. Ding, S. Xue, Y. Chen, Q. Li, H. Wang, and X. Zhang, "In situ heavy ion irradiation studies of nanopore shrinkage and enhanced radiation tolerance of nanoporous Au", Scientific Reports 7.
  2. Y. Chen, H. Wang, M.A. Kirk, M. Li, J. Wang, X. Zhang, "Radiation induced detwinning in nanotwinned Cu", Scripta Materialia 130, 37-41.

2016

  1. Y. Chen, X. Zhang, and J. Wang, "Radiation Enhanced Absorption of Frank Loops by Nanovoids in Cu", JOM 68 (1), 235-241.
  2. Y. Liu, N. Li, D. Bufford, J.H. Lee, J. Wang, H. Wang, and X. Zhang, " In situ nanoindentation studies on detwinning and work hardening in nanotwinned monolithic metals", JOM 68 (1), 127-135.
  3. Y. Liu, H Wang, and X. Zhang, "In Situ TEM Nanoindentation Studies on Stress-Induced Phase Transformations in Metallic Materials", JOM 68 (1), 226-234.
  4. J. Li,  Chen,  Wang, and X. Zhang, "In Situ Studies on Twin-Thickness-Dependent Distribution of Defect Clusters in Heavy Ion-Irradiated Nanotwinned Ag", Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 1-8.
  5. J. Jian, J.H. Lee, Y. Liu, F. Khatkhatay, K. Yu, Q. Su, X. Zhang, L. Jiao, and H. Wang, "Plastic deformation in nanocrystalline TiN at ultra-low stress: An in situ nanoindentation study", Materials Science and Engineering: A 650, 445-453.
  6. J. Wang, X. Zhang, "Twinning effects on strength and plasticity of metallic materials", MRS Bulletin 41 (04), 274-281.
  7. L. Li, L. Sun, J.S. Gomez-Diaz, N.L. Hogan, P. Lu, F. Khatkhatay, W. Zhang, J. Jian, J. Huang, Q. Su, M. Fan, C. Jacob, J. Li, X. Zhang, Q. Jia, M. Sheldon, A. Alù, X. Li, and H. Wang, "Self-Assembled Epitaxial Au–Oxide Vertically Aligned Nanocomposites for Nanoscale Metamaterials", Nano letters 16 (6), 3936-3943.
  8. Y. Chen, J. Li, K.Y. Yu, H. Wang, M.A. Kirk, M. Li, and X. Zhang, "In situ studies on radiation tolerance of nanotwinned Cu", Acta Materialia 111, 148-156.
  9. M Song, C Sun, Z Fan, Y Chen, R Zhu, KY Yu, KT Hartwig, H Wang, and X. Zhang, "A roadmap for tailoring the strength and ductility of ferritic/martensitic T91 steel via thermo-mechanical treatment", Acta Materialia 112, 361-377.
  10. W.enrui Zhang, M. Li, A. Chen, L. Li, Y. Zhu, Z. Xia, P. Lu, P. Boullay, L. Wu, Y. Zhu, J. L MacManus-Driscoll, Q. Jia, H. Zhou, J. Narayan, X. Zhang, and H. Wang, "Two-Dimensional Layered Oxide Structures Tailored by Self-Assembled Layer Stacking via Interfacial Strain", ACS applied materials & interfaces 8 (26), 16845-16851.
  11. Y. Chen, N. Li, D.C. Bufford, J. Li, K. Hattar, H. Wang, and X. Zhang, "In situ study of heavy ion irradiation response of immiscible Cu/Fe multilayers", Journal of Nuclear Materials 475, 274-279.
  12. Jin Li, Y Chen, S Xue, H Wang, and X Zhang, "Comparison of size dependent strengthening mechanisms in Ag/Fe and Ag/Ni multilayers", Acta Materialia 114, 154-163.
  13. Q. Su, W.Zhang, P. Lu, S. Fang, F. Khatkhatay, J. Jian, L. Li, F. Chen, X. Zhang, J. L MacManus-Driscoll, A. Chen, Q. Jia, and H. Wang, "Self-Assembled Magnetic Metallic Nanopillars in Ceramic Matrix with Anisotropic Magnetic and Electrical Transport Properties", ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 8 (31), 20283-20291.
  14. Z. Fan, S. Xue, J. Wang, K.Y. Yu, H. Wang, and X. Zhang, "Unusual size dependent strengthening mechanisms of Cu/amorphous CuNb multilayers", Acta Materialia 120, 327-336.
  15. K.Y. Yu, Y. Chen, J. Li, Y. Liu, H. Wang, M.A. Kirk, M. Li, X. Zhang, "Measurement of heavy ion irradiation induced in-plane strain in patterned face-centered-cubic metal films: an in situ study", Nano Letters 16 (12), 7481-7489.

2015

  1. C Sun, S Zheng, CC Wei, Y Wu, L Shao, Y Yang, KT Hartwig, SA Maloy, SJ Zinkle, TR Allen, H Wang, and X Zhang, Superior radiation-resistant nanoengineered austenitic 304L stainless steel for applications in extreme radiation environmentsScientific Reports, 5. 2015
  2. Y. Chen, K.Y. Yu, Y. Liu, S. Shao, H. Wang, M.A. Kirk, J. Wang and X. Zhang,Damage tolerant nanotwinned metals with nanovoidsunder radiation environmentsNature CommunicationsVolume 6, Article number 7036, DOI:doi:10.1038/ncomms8036, 2015.
  3. J. Li, KY. Yu, Y. Chen, M. Song, H. Wang, K. Mark, M. Li and X. ZHang, " In situ Study of Defect Migration Kinetics and Self-Healing of Twin Boundaries in Heavy Ion Irradiated Nanotwinned Metals" Nano LettersMar. 2015, DOI: 10.1021/nl504677z.
  4. Y. Chen, Y. Liu, E.G. Fu, C. Sun, K.Y. Yu, M. Song, J. Li, Y.Q. Wang, H. Wang, and X. Zhang, "Unusual size dependent strengthening mechanisms in helium ion irradiated immiscible coherent Cu/Co nanolayers", Acta Materialia, 84 (2015) 393-404.
  5. Y. Chen, E. Fu, K. Yu, M. Song, Y. Liu, Y. Wang, H. Wang, X. Zhang, "Enhanced radiation tolerance in immiscible Cu/Fe multilayers with coherent and incoherent layer interfacesJournal of Materials Research, 1-10 (2015).
  6. S. Xue, Z. Fan, Y. Chen, J. Li, H. Wang, and X. Zhang, "The formation mechanisms of growth twins in polycrystalline Al with high stacking fault energy", Acta Materialia 101, 62-70.
  7. Z. Fan, J. Jian, Y. Liu, Y. Chen, M. Song, L. Jiao, H. Wang, and X. Zhang, "In situ studies on superior thermal stability of bulk FeZr nanocomposites", Acta Materialia 101, 125-135.
  8. A. Junkaew, B. Ham, X. Zhang, and R. Arróyave, "Investigation of interfaces in Mg/Nb multilayer thin films", Computational Materials Science 108, 212-225.
  9. W. Zhang, L. Li, P. Lu, M. Fan, Q. Su, F. Khatkhatay, A. Chen, Q. Jia, X. Zhang, J. MacManus-Driscoll, and H. Wang, "Perpendicular Exchange-Biased Magnetotransport at the Vertical Heterointerfaces in La0. 7Sr0. 3MnO3: NiO Nanocomposites", ACS applied materials & interfaces 7 (39), 21646-21651.
  10. C. Sun, B.P. Uberuaga, L. Yin, J. Li, Y. Chen, M.A. Kirk, M. Li, S.A. Maloy, H. Wang, C. Yu, and X. Zhang, "Resilient ZnO nanowires in an irradiation environment: An in situ study", Acta Materialia 95, 156-163.
  11. W. Zhang, A. Chen, J. Jian, Y. Zhu, L. Chen, P. Lu, Q. Jia, J. MacManus-Driscoll, X. Zhang, and H. Wang "Strong perpendicular exchange bias in epitaxial La0. 7Sr0. 3MnO3: BiFeO3 nanocomposite films through vertical interfacial coupling", Nanoscale 7 (33), 13808-13815.
  12. L. Li, W. Zhang, F. Khatkhatay, J. Jian, M. Fan, Q. Su, Y. Zhu, A. Chen, P. Lu, X. Zhang, and H. Wang, "Strain and Interface Effects in a Novel Bismuth-Based Self-Assembled Supercell Structure", ACS applied materials & interfaces 7 (21), 11631-11636.
  13. L. Jiao, K.Y. Yu, D. Chen, C. Jacob, L. Shao, X. Zhang, and H. Wang, "Radiation tolerant nanocrystalline ZrN films under high dose heavy-ion irradiations", Journal of Applied Physics 117 (14), 145901.
  14. K.Y. Yu, Z. Fan, Y. Chen, M. Song, Y. Liu, H. Wang, M.A. Kirk, M. Li, and X. Zhang, "In situ Observation of Defect Annihilation in Kr Ion-Irradiated Bulk Fe/Amorphous-Fe2Zr Nanocomposite Alloy", Materials Research Letters 3 (1), 35-42.

2014 

  1. Y. Liu, J. Jian, J. H. Lee, C. Wang, Q.P. Cao, C. Gutierrez, H. Wang, J. Z. Jiang, X. Zhang, “Repetitive ultra-low stress induced nanocrystallization in amorphous Cu-Zr-Al alloy evidenced by in situ nanoindentationMaterials Research Letters, 2 (4) 2014, 209-216
  2. Y. Liu, J. Jian, Y. Chen, H. Wang, X. Zhang, “Plasticity and ultra-low stress induced twin boundary migration in nanotwinned Cu by in situ nanoindentation studiesApplied Physics Letters, 104 (2014), 231910
  3. Y. Liu, I. Karaman, H. Wang, X. Zhang, “"Two types of martensitic phase transformations in magnetic shape memory alloys by in-situ nanoindentation studiesAdvanced Materials, 26 (2014), 3893–3898.
  4. Y. Liu, J. Hay, H. Wang, X. Zhang, “A new method for reliable determination of strain-rate sensitivity of low-dimensional metallic materials by using nanoindentationScripta Materialia, 77 (2014) 5-8
  5. Y Chen, L Jiao, C Sun, M Song, KY Yu, Y Liu, M Kirk, M Li, H Wang, X Zhang, "In situ studies of radiation induced crystallization in Fe/aY2O3 nanolayers" Journal of Nuclear Materials, 452 (2014) 321-327
  6. C. Sun, D. Bufford, Y. Chen, M. A. Kirk, Y.Q. Wang, M. Li, H. Wang, S. Maloy, and X. Zhang, “In situ study of defect migration kinetics in nanoporous Ag with enhanced radiation tolerance”, Nature’s Scientific Report, 2014, 4, 4, Article number: 3737
  7. C. Sun, J. Ma, K. T. Hartwig, S. A. Maloy, H. Wang, and X. Zhang, “Temperature and grain size dependent plastic instability and strain rate sensitivity of ultrafine grained austenitic Fe-14Cr-16Ni alloy", Materials Science and Engineering, A, 597, 2014, 415–421
  8. B. Ham, A. Junkew, D. Bufford, R. Arroyave, X. Zhang, "Fabrication of porous and pillar-shaped Mg by magnetron sputtering", Thin Solid Films, 550 (2014) 220-226.
  9. K.Y. Yu, D Bufford, Y Chen, Y Liu, H Wang, X Zhang, Basic criteria for formation of growth twins in high stacking fault energy metals, Applied Physics Letters 103 (18), 181903, 2014.
  10. C Sun, DW Brown, B Clausen, DC Foley, KY Yu, Y Chen, SA Maloy, KT Hartwig, H Wang and X. Zhang, In situ neutron diffraction study on temperature dependent deformation mechanisms of ultrafine grained austenitic Fe–14Cr–16Ni alloy, International Journal of Plasticity 53, 125-134, 2014.
  11. SH Kang, HH Jin, J Jang, YS Choi, KH Oh, DC Foley, X Zhang, A Quantitative Evaluation of Microstructure by Electron Back-Scattered Diffraction Pattern Quality Variations, Microscopy and Microanalysis 19 (S5), 83-88, 2014. 
  12. A Junkaew, B Ham, X Zhang, R Arróyave, Tailoring the formation of metastable Mg through interfacial engineering: A phase stability analysis, Calphad, 2014.
  13. IJ Beyerlein, X Zhang, A Misra, "Growth Twins and Deformation Twins in Metals", Annual Review of Materials Research, 44 (2014) 329-363.
  14. B Ham, A Junkaew, R Arróyave, J Park, H-C Zhou, D Foley, S Rios, H Wang, X Zhang, "Size and stress dependent hydrogen desorption in metastable Mg hydride films", International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 39 (2014) 2597-2607.
  15. M Song, YD Wu, D Chen, XM Wang, C Sun, KY Yu, Y Chen, L Shao, Y Yang, KT Hartwig, X Zhang, "Response of equal channel angular extrusion processed ultrafine-grained T91 steel subjected to high temperature heavy ion irradiation", Acta Materialia, 74 (2014) 285-295.
  16. Byung-Gil Yoo, Steven T Boles, Y Liu, X Zhang, Ruth Schwaiger, Christoph Eberl, Oliver Kraft, "Quantitative damage and detwinning analysis of nanotwinned copper foil under cyclic loading", Acta Materialia, 81 (2014) 184-193.
  17. D Bufford, Y Liu, J Wang, H Wang, X Zhang, "In situ nanoindentation study on plasticity and work hardening in aluminium with incoherent twin boundaries", Nature communications, 5 (2014) 4864.
  18. KY Yu, Z Fan, Y Chen, M Song, Y Liu, H Wang, MA Kirk, M Li, X Zhang, "In situ Observation of Defect Annihilation in Kr Ion-Irradiated Bulk Fe/Amorphous-Fe2Zr Nanocomposite Alloy", Materials Research Letters (2014).
2013
  1. K. Yu, D. Bufford, C. Sun, Y. Liu, H. Wang, M. Kirk, M. Li, X. Zhang, Removal of stacking-fault tetrahedra by twin boundaries in nanotwinned metals, Nature Commun, 4 (2013) 1377.
  2. D. Bufford, Y. Liu, Y. Zhu, Z. Bi, Q. Jia, H. Wang, X. Zhang, Formation Mechanisms of High-density Growth Twins in Aluminum with High Stacking-Fault Energy, Materials Research Letters, 1 (2013) 51-60. (downloaded more than 700 times, top 10 most read articles)
  3. K. Yu, Y. Liu, S. Rios, H. Wang, X. Zhang, Strengthening mechanisms of Ag/Ni immiscible multilayers with fcc/fcc interface, Surface and Coatings Technology, (2013).
  4. K. Yu, Y. Liu, E. Fu, Y. Wang, M. Myers, H. Wang, L. Shao, X. Zhang, Comparisons of radiation damage in He ion and proton irradiated immiscible Ag/Ni nanolayers, J Nucl Mater, 440 (2013) 310.
  5. K. Yu, C. Sun, Y. Chen, Y. Liu, H. Wang, M. Kirk, M. Li, X. Zhang, Superior tolerance of Ag/Ni multilayers against Kr ion irradiation: an in situ study, Philosophical Magazine, 93 (2013) 3547.
  6. K. Yu, D. Bufford, F. Khatkhatay, H. Wang, M. Kirk, X. Zhang, In situ studies of irradiation induced twin boundary migration in nanotwinned Ag, Scripta Mater, (2013).
  7. C. Sun, M. Song, K. Yu, Y. Chen, M. Kirk, M. Li, H. Wang, X. Zhang, In situ Evidence of Defect Cluster Absorption by Grain Boundaries in Kr Ion Irradiated Nanocrystalline Ni, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 44, Issue 4, pp 1966-1974 (2013). 
  8. M. Song, R. Zhu, D.C. Foley, C. Sun, Y. Chen, K.T. Hartwig, X. Zhang, Enhancement of strength and ductility in ultrafine-grained T91 steel through thermomechanical treatments, Journal of materials science, (2013) 1-14.
  9. M. Song, C. Sun, J. Jang, C. Han, T. Kim, K. Hartwig, X. Zhang, Microstructure Refinement and Strengthening Mechanisms of a 12Cr ODS Steel Processed by Equal Channel Angular Extrusion, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, (2013).
  10. Y. Liu, Y. Chen, K. Yu, H. Wang, J. Chen, X. Zhang, Stacking fault and partial dislocation dominated strengthening mechanisms in highly textured Cu/Co multilayers, Int J Plasticity, 49 (2013) 152-163.
  11. B. Ham, A. Junkaew, R. Arróyave, J. Chen, H. Wang, P. Wang, J. Majewski, J. Park, H.-C. Zhou, R.K. Arvapally, Hydrogen sorption in orthorhombic Mg hydride at ultra-low temperature, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, (2013).
  12. E.G. Fu, H. Wang, J. Carter, L. Shao, Y.Q. Wang, X. Zhang, Fluence-dependent radiation damage in helium (He) ion-irradiated Cu/V multilayers, Philosophical Magazine, 93 (2013) 883-898. (top 15 most read articles in the past 7 years)
  13. D. Bufford, H. Wang, X. Zhang, Thermal stability of twins and strengthening mechanisms in differently oriented epitaxial nanotwinned Ag films, J Mater Res, 28 (2013) 1729-1739.
  14. S Rios, D Bufford, I Karaman, H Wang, X Zhang, Magnetic field induced phase transformation in polycrystalline NiCoMnAl thin films, Applied Physics Letters 103 (13), 132404, 2013.
  15. A. Junkaew, B. Ham, X. Zhang, A. Talapatra, R. Arróyave, Stabilization of bcc Mg in Thin Films at Ambient Pressure: Experimental Evidence and ab initio Calculations, Materials Research Letters, 1 (2013) 161-167.
  16. L. Chen, C.F. Tsai, J.H. Lee, X.H. Zhang, H.Y. Wang, Highly Textured Superconducting FeSe0.5Te0.5 Thin Films on Glass Substrates, Jpn J Appl Phys, 52 (2013).
  17. A.P. Chen, H.H. Zhou, Z.X. Bi, Y.Y. Zhu, Z.P. Luo, A. Bayraktaroglu, J. Phillips, E.M. Choi, J.L. MacManus-Driscoll, S.J. Pennycook, J. Narayan, Q.X. Jia, X.H. Zhang, H.Y. Wang, A New Class of Room-Temperature Multiferroic Thin Films with Bismuth-Based Supercell Structure, Advanced Materials, 25 (2013) 1028-1032.
  18. W.R. Zhang, A.P. Chen, F. Khatkhatay, C.F. Tsai, Q. Su, L. Jiao, X.H. Zhang, H.Y. Wang, Integration of Self-Assembled Vertically Aligned Nanocomposite (La0.7Sr0.3MnO3)(1-x):(ZnO)(x) Thin Films on Silicon Substrates, Acs Appl Mater Inter, 5 (2013) 3995-3999.
  19. I. Kim, L. Jiao, F. Khatkhatay, M.S. Martin, J. Lee, L. Shao, X. Zhang, J.G. Swadener, Y.Q. Wang, J. Gan, J.I. Cole, H. Wang, Size-dependent radiation tolerance in ion irradiated TiN/AlN nanolayer films, J Nucl Mater, 441 (2013) 47-53.
  20. L. Jiao, A. Chen, M.T. Myers, M.J. General, L. Shao, X. Zhang, H. Wang, Enhanced ion irradiation tolerance properties in TiN/MgO nanolayer films, J Nucl Mater, 434 (2013) 217-222.
  21. J.H. Lee, T.B. Holland, A.K. Mukherjee, X. Zhang, H. Wang, Direct observation of Lomer-Cottrell Locks during strain hardening in nanocrystalline nickel by in situ TEM, Nature’s Scientific Report, Uk, 3 (2013).
2012
  1. Y. Chen, Y. Liu, C. Sun, K.Y. Yu, M. Song, H. Wan, X. Zhang, “Microstructure and strengthening mechanisms in Cu/Fe multilayers”, Acta Materialia, 60 (2012) 6312–6321. 
  2. D. Bufford, Z. Bi, Q. X. Jia, H. Wang, and X. Zhang, “Nanotwins and stacking faults in high-strength epitaxial Ag/Al multilayer films”, Appl. Phys. Letter, 101, 223112 (2012).
  3. N. Jetta, N. Ozdemir, S. Rios, D. Bufford, I. Karaman, and X. Zhang, “Phase transformations in sputtered NiMnGa magnetic shape memory alloy thin films”, Thin Solid Films, 520 (2012) 3433-3439.
  4. Y. Chen, Y. Liu, F. Khatkhatay, C. Sun, H. Wang and X. Zhang, “Significant enhancement in the thermal stability of nanocrystalline metals via immiscible tri-phases”, Scripta Mater., 67 (2012) 177–180. 
  5. Y. Liu, D. Bufford, S. Rios, H. Wang, J. Chen, J. Y. Zhang, and X. Zhang, “A formation mechanism for ultra-thin nanotwins in highly textured Cu/Ni multilayers”, JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS, 111, 073526 (2012). (Highlighted in Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology -- April 30, 2012)
  6. C. Sun, K. Y. Yu, J. H. Lee, Y. Liu, H.Wang, L. Shao, S. A. Maloy, K.T. Hartwig and X. Zhang, “Enhanced radiation tolerance of ultrafine grained Fe-Cr-Ni alloy”, J. Nuclear Mater., 420 (2012) 235-240.
  7. C. Sun, Y. Yang, Y. Liu, K.T. Hartwig, H. Wang, S. A. Maloy, T.R. Allen, X. Zhang , Thermal stability of ultrafine grained Fe-Cr-Ni alloy, Materials Science and Engineering, A, 542 (2012):64-70. 
  8. K. Y. Yu, Y. Liu, C. Sun, H. Wang, L. Shao, E. G. Fu, and X. Zhang, “Radiation Damage in Helium Ion Irradiated Nanocrystalline Fe”, J. Nuclear Mater., 425 (2012) 140–146. (Highlighted in Renewable Energy Global Innovations)
  9. X. Zhang, E. Fu, N. Li, A. Misra, Y.-Q. Wang, L. Shao, H. Wang, Design of Radiation Tolerant Nanostructured Metallic Multilayers, Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology, 134 (2012) 041010.
  10. E. Fu, H. Wang, J. Carter, L. Shao, Y. Wang, X. Zhang, Fluence-dependent radiation damage in helium (He) ion-irradiated Cu/V multilayers, Philosophical Magazine, (2012) 1-16. 
  11. Y. Chen, Y. Liu, F. Khatkhatay, C. Sun, H. Wang, X. Zhang, Significant enhancement of thermal stability of nanocrystalline metals via immiscible tri-phases, Scripta Materialia, (2012).
  12. J. Zhang, Y. Liu, J. Chen, Y. Chen, G. Liu, X. Zhang, J. Sun, Mechanical properties of crystalline Cu/Zr and crystal-amorphous Cu/Cu-Zr multilayers, Materials Science and Engineering: A, (2012).
  13. J. Zhang, S. Lei, J. Niu, Y. Liu, G. Liu, X. Zhang, J. Sun, Intrinsic and extrinsic size effects on deformation in nanolayered Cu/Zr micropillars: From bulk-like to small-volume materials behavior, Acta Materialia, 60 (2012) 4054-4064.
  14. J. Zhang, S. Lei, Y. Liu, J. Niu, Y. Chen, G. Liu, X. Zhang, J. Sun, Length scale-dependent deformation behavior of nanolayered Cu/Zr micropillars, Acta Materialia, 60 (2012) 1610-1622.
  15. S. Lei, J. Zhang, J. Niu, G. Liu, X. Zhang, J. Sun, Intrinsic size-controlled strain hardening behavior of nanolayered Cu/Zr micropillars, Scripta Materialia, (2012).
  16. J. Bezares, S. Jiao, Y. Liu, D. Bufford, L. Lu, X. Zhang, Y. Kulkarni, R.J. Asaro, Indentation of nanotwinned fcc metals: Implications for nanotwin stability, Acta Materialia, (2012).
  17. Li Chen, Chen-Fong Tsai Yuanyuan Zhu, Aiping Chen, Zhenxing Bi, Joonhwan Lee and Haiyan Wang, Enhanced Flux Pinning Properties in Superconducting FeSe0.5Te0.5 Thin Films with Secondary Phases, Superconductivity Science and Technology, 2012.

2011

  1. Y. Liu, D. Bufford, H. Wang, C. Sun, X. Zhang, Mechanical properties of highly textured Cu/Ni multilayers, Acta Materialia, 59 (2011) 1924-1933.
  2. N. Li, J. Wang, X. Zhang, A. Misra, In-situ TEM study of dislocation-twin boundaries interaction in nanotwinned Cu films, JOM Journal of the Minerals, Metals and Materials Society, 63 (2011) 62-66.
  3. N. Li, J. Wang, A. Misra, X. Zhang, J. Huang, J. Hirth, Twinning dislocation multiplication at a coherent twin boundary, Acta Materialia, 59 (2011) 5989-5996.
  4. N. Li, J. Wang, J. Huang, A. Misra, X. Zhang, Influence of slip transmission on the migration of incoherent twin boundaries in epitaxial nanotwinned Cu, Scripta Materialia, 64 (2011) 149-152.
  5. N. Li, J. Carter, A. Misra, L. Shao, H. Wang, X. Zhang, The influence of interfaces on the formation of bubbles in He-ion-irradiated Cu/Mo nanolayers, Philosophical Magazine Letters, 91 (2011) 18-28.
  6. N. Jetta, N. Ozdemir, S. Rios, D. Bufford, I. Karaman, X. Zhang, Phase transformations in sputtered Ni-Mn-Ga magnetic shape memory alloy thin films, Thin Solid Films, (2011).
  7. B. Ham, X. Zhang, High strength Mg/Nb nanolayer composites, Materials Science and Engineering: A, 528 (2011) 2028-2033.
  8. D. Bufford, H. Wang, X. Zhang, High strength, epitaxial nanotwinned Ag films, Acta Materialia, 59 (2011) 93-101.
  9. J.H. Lee, X. Zhang, H. Wang, Direct observation of twin deformation in YBa2Cu3O7− x thin films by in situ nanoindentation in TEM, Journal of Applied Physics, 109 (2011) 083510.
  10. M.J. Demkowicz, O. Anderoglu, X. Zhang, A. Misra, The influence of∑ 3 twin boundaries on the formation of radiation-induced defect clusters in nanotwinned Cu, Journal of Materials Research, 26 (2011) 1666-1675.
  11. G. Csiszár, L. Balogh, A. Misra, X. Zhang, T. Ungár, The dislocation density and twin-boundary frequency determined by X-ray peak profile analysis in cold rolled magnetron-sputter deposited nanotwinned copper, Journal of Applied Physics, 110 (2011) 043502-043502-043507.
  12. S. Cho, J. Yoon, J.-H. Kim, X. Zhang, A. Manthiram, H. Wang, Microstructural and electrical properties of Ce0. 9Gd0. 1O1. 95 thin-film electrolyte in solid-oxide fuel cells, Journal of Materials Research, 26 (2011) 854.
  13. A. Chen, Z. Bi, C.F. Tsai, J. Lee, Q. Su, X. Zhang, Q. Jia, J.L. MacManus‐Driscoll, H. Wang, Tunable Low‐Field Magnetoresistance in (La0. 7Sr0. 3MnO3) 0.5:(ZnO) 0.5 Self‐Assembled Vertically Aligned Nanocomposite Thin Films, Advanced Functional Materials, 21 (2011) 2423-2429.
  14. A. Chen, Z. Bi, H. Hazariwala, X. Zhang, Q. Su, L. Chen, Q. Jia, J.L. MacManus-Driscoll, H. Wang, Microstructure, magnetic, and low-field magnetotransport properties of self-assembled (La0. 7Sr0. 3MnO3) 0.5:(CeO2) 0.5 vertically aligned nanocomposite thin films, Nanotechnology, 22 (2011) 315712.
  15. A. Chen, Z. Bi, CF Tsai, L Chen, Q Su, Xg Zhang, JL. MacManus-Driscoll, Q Jia, and H Wang Grain boundary manipulation and low-field magnetoresistance tunablity in tilted aligned La0.7Sr0.3MnO3 nanocolumn films, Crystal Growth and Design, 11, 5405-5409, 2011.

2010

  1. J. Wang, N. Li, O. Anderoglu, X. Zhang, A. Misra, J. Huang, J. Hirth, Detwinning mechanisms for growth twins in face-centered cubic metals, Acta Materialia, 58 (2010) 2262-2270.
  2. S. Rios, I. Karaman, X. Zhang, Crystallization and high temperature shape memory behavior of sputter-deposited NiMnCoIn thin films, Applied Physics Letters, 96 (2010) 173102-173102-173103.
  3. N. Li, K. Yu, J. Lee, H. Wang, X. Zhang, Size dependent strengthening mechanisms in sputtered Fe/W multilayers, Journal of Applied Physics, 107 (2010) 093503-093503-093507.
  4. N. Li, J. Wang, J. Huang, A. Misra, X. Zhang, In situ TEM observations of room temperature dislocation climb at interfaces in nanolayered Al/Nb composites, Scripta Materialia, 63 (2010) 363-366.
  5. J.H. Lee, I. Kim, D.M. Hulbert, D. Jiang, A.K. Mukherjee, X. Zhang, H. Wang, Grain and grain boundary activities observed in alumina–zirconia–magnesia spinel nanocomposites by in situ nanoindentation using transmission electron microscopy, Acta Materialia, 58 (2010) 4891-4899.
  6. E. Fu, A. Misra, H. Wang, L. Shao, X. Zhang, Interface enabled defects reduction in helium ion irradiated Cu/V nanolayers, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 407 (2010) 178-188.
  7. Z. Bi, O. Anderoglu, X. Zhang, J.L. MacManus-Driscoll, H. Yang, Q. Jia, H. Wang, Nanoporous thin films with controllable nanopores processed from vertically aligned nanocomposites, Nanotechnology, 21 (2010) 285606.
  8. O. Anderoglu, A. Misra, J. Wang, R. Hoagland, J. Hirth, X. Zhang, Plastic flow stability of nanotwinned Cu foils, International Journal of Plasticity, 26 (2010) 875-886.
  9. Guifu Zou, Hongmei Luo, Yingying Zhang, Jie Xiong, Qiangmin Wei, Mujin Zhuo, Junyi Zhai, Haiyan Wang, Darrick Williams, Nan Li, Eve Bauer, Xinghang Zhang, Thomas M. McCleskey, Yanrong Li, Anthony K. Burrell and Q. X. Jia, “A Chemical Solution Approach for Superconducting and Hard Epitaxial NbC Film”, Chemistry Communications, 46, 7837-7839, 2010.
  10. G Zou, H. Wang, N. Mara, H. Luo, X. Zhang, Q. Jia, et al.,  “Chemical Solution Deposition of Epitaxial Carbide Films”, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 132, 2516-2517, 2010.
2009
  1. J. Wang, O. Anderoglu, J. Hirth, A. Misra, X. Zhang, Dislocation structures of Σ3 {112} twin boundaries in face centered cubic metals, Applied Physics Letters, 95 (2009) 021908-021908-021903.
  2. A. Misra, X. Zhang, M. Demkowicz, R. Hoagland, M. Nastasi, Design of Nano-Composites for Ultra-High Strengths and Radiation Damage Tolerance, MRS Proceedings, 1188 (2009).
  3. Nan Li, M.S. Martin, O. Anderoglu, A. Misra, L. Shao, H. Wang, and X. Zhang, “He ion irradiation damage in Al/Nb multilayers”, Journal of Applied Physics, 105 (2009) 123522.
  4. N. Li, E. Fu, H. Wang, J. Carter, L. Shao, S. Maloy, A. Misra, X. Zhang, He ion irradiation damage in Fe/W nanolayer films, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 389 (2009) 233-238.
  5. E. Fu, J. Carter, G. Swadener, A. Misra, L. Shao, H. Wang, X. Zhang, Size dependent enhancement of helium ion irradiation tolerance in sputtered Cu/V nanolaminates, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 385 (2009) 629-632.
  6. E. Fu, J. Carter, M. Martin, G. Xie, X. Zhang, Y. Wang, R. Littleton, L. Shao, Electron irradiation-induced structural transformation in metallic glasses, Scripta Materialia, 61 (2009) 40-43.
  7. O. Anderoglu, A. Misra, F. Ronning, H. Wang, X. Zhang, Significant enhancement of the strength-to-resistivity ratio by nanotwins in epitaxial Cu films, Journal of Applied Physics, 106 (2009) 024313-024313-024319.
  8. D. Foley, K. Hartwig, S. Maloy, P. Hosemann, X. Zhang, Grain refinement of T91 alloy by equal channel angular pressing, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 389 (2009) 221-224.
  9. Carter, J. ; Dvorak, B.M.; Fu, E.G. ; Bassiri, G.; Theodore, N.D.; Lucca, D.A.; Martin, M.; X. Zhang, Lin Shao; Guoqiang Xie; Hollander, M. Source: Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research, Section B (Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms), 267 (2009) 1518-21.
  10. Carter, Jesse, Fu, E.G.; Martin, Michael; Xie, Guoqiang; Zhang, X.; Wang, Y.Q.; Wijesundera, D.; Wang, X.M.; Chu, Wei-Kan; Shao, Lin, “Effects of Cu ion irradiation in Cu50Zr45Ti5 metallic glass”, Scripta Materialia, 61 (2009) 265-268.
  11. Sungmee Cho, Jongsik Yoon, Adriana Serquis, Zhenxing Bi, Xinghang Zhang, and Haiyan Wang, Vertically aligned nanocomposite thin film as cathode-electrolyte interface layer for thin film Solid Oxide Fuel Cells, Advanced Functional Materials, 19 (2009) 1–6.

2008

  1. E. Fu, N. Li, A. Misra, R. Hoagland, H. Wang, X. Zhang, Mechanical properties of sputtered Cu/V and Al/Nb multilayer films, Materials Science and Engineering: A, 493 (2008) 283-287.
  2. O. Anderoglu, A. Misra, H. Wang, X. Zhang, Thermal stability of sputtered Cu films with nanoscale growth twins, Journal of Applied Physics, 103 (2008) 094322-094322-094326.
  3. O. Anderoglu, A. Misra, H. Wang, F. Ronning, M. Hundley, X. Zhang, Epitaxial nanotwinned Cu films with high strength and high conductivity, Applied Physics Letters, 93 (2008) 083108-083108-083103.
  4. T.D. Foley, K.T. Hartwig, S.A. Maloy, P. Hosemann, and X. Zhang, “Grain refinement of T91 alloy by equal channel angular pressing”, Journal of Nuclear Materials, 389 (2009) 221–224.
  5. R.A. Araujo, X. Zhang, H. Wang, Cubic HfN Thin Films with Low Resistivity on Si (001) and MgO (001) Substrates, Journal of electronic materials, 37 (2008) 1828-1831.
  6. R.A. Araujo, X. Zhang, H. Wang, Epitaxial cubic HfN diffusion barriers deposited on Si (001) by using a TiN buffer layer, Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B: Microelectronics and Nanometer Structures, 26 (2008) 1871-1874.
  7. R. A. Araujoo, J. Yoon, X. Zhang and H. Wang, “Cubic TaN diffusion barrier for Cu interconnects using an ultra-thin TiN seed layer”, Thin Solid Films, 516 (2008) 5103–5106.
2007
  1. X. Zhang, R. Schulze, H. Wang, A. Misra, Thermal stability of sputtered Cu/304 stainless steel multilayer films, Journal of Applied Physics, 101 (2007) 124311-124311-124315.
  2. X. Zhang, N. Li, O. Anderoglu, H. Wang, J. Swadener, T. Höchbauer, A. Misra, R. Hoagland, Nanostructured Cu/Nb multilayers subjected to helium ion-irradiation, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, 261 (2007) 1129-1132.
  3. X. Zhang, O. Anderoglu, A. Misra, H. Wang, Influence of deposition rate on the formation of growth twins in sputter-deposited 330 austenitic stainless steel films, Applied Physics Letters, 90 (2007) 153101-153101-153103.
  4. J. Yoon, R. Araujo, N. Grunbaum, L. Baqué, A. Serquis, A. Caneiro, X. Zhang, H. Wang, Nanostructured cathode thin films with vertically-aligned nanopores for thin film SOFC and their characteristics, Applied Surface Science, 254 (2007) 266-269.
  5. H. Wang, R. Araujo, J. Swadener, Y. Wang, X. Zhang, E. Fu, T. Cagin, Ion irradiation effects in nanocrystalline TiN coatings, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms, 261 (2007) 1162-1166.
  6. T. Shen, X. Zhang, K. Han, C. Davy, D. Aujla, P. Kalu, R. Schwarz, Structure and properties of bulk nanostructured alloys synthesized by flux-melting, Journal of materials science, 42 (2007) 1638-1648.
  7. A. Misra, M. Demkowicz, X. Zhang, R. Hoagland, The radiation damage tolerance of ultra-high strength nanolayered composites, JOM Journal of the Minerals, Metals and Materials Society, 59 (2007) 62-65.
  8. N. Mara, T. Tamayo, A. Sergueeva, X. Zhang, A. Misra, A. Mukherjee, The effects of decreasing layer thickness on the high temperature mechanical behavior of Cu/Nb nanoscale multilayers, Thin Solid Films, 515 (2007) 3241-3245.
  9. L. Zhu, P.E. Thompson, X. Zhang, M. Hollander, L. Shao, Displacements of Sb atoms in supersaturated Sb-doped Si layer formed by molecular beam epitaxy growth, Journal of Applied Physics, 101 (2007) 086110-086110-086113.
  10. A. Lima, X. Zhang, A. Misra, C. Booth, E. Bauer, M. Hundley, Length scale effects on the electronic transport properties of nanometric Cu/Nb multilayers, Thin Solid Films, 515 (2007) 3574-3579.

2006

  1. X. Zhang, H. Wang, X. Chen, L. Lu, K. Lu, R. Hoagland, A. Misra, High-strength sputter-deposited Cu foils with preferred orientation of nanoscale growth twins, Applied Physics Letters, 88 (2006) 173116-173116-173113.
  2. H. Wang, A. Serquis, B. Maiorov, L. Civale, Q. Jia, P. Arendt, S. Foltyn, J. MacManus-Driscoll, X. Zhang, Microstructure and transport properties of Y-rich YBa 2 Cu 3 O 7-δ thin films, Journal of Applied Physics, 100 (2006) 053904-053904-053904.
  3. H. Wang, S. Foltyn, P. Arendt, Q. Jia, X. Zhang, Identification of the misfit dislocations at YBa2Cu3O7-δ/SrTiO3 interface using moiré fringe contrast, Physica. C. Superconductivity, 444 (2006) 1-4.
  4. J.-K. Lee, M. Hundley, J. Thompson, R. Schulze, H. Jung, J. Valdez, M. Nastasi, X. Zhang, Magnetic anisotropy study of ion-beam synthesized cobalt nanocrystals, Applied Physics Letters, 89 (2006) 182502-182502-182503.
  5. S.K. Sinha, S. Roy, M.R. Fitzsimmons, S. Park, M. Dorn, O. Petracic, I.V. Roshchin, Zhi-pan Li; X. Batlle, R. Morales, A. Misra, X. Zhang, K. Chesnel, J.B. Kortright, and I.K. Schuller, “Combined neutron and synchrotron studies of magnetic films”, Pramana, Journal of Physics, 67 (2006) 47-55.
2005
  1. X. Zhang, A. Misra, H. Wang, J. Swadener, A. Lima, M. Hundley, R. Hoagland, Thermal stability of sputter-deposited 330 austenitic stainless-steel thin films with nanoscale growth twins, Applied Physics Letters, 87 (2005) 233116-233116-233113.
  2. X. Zhang, A. Misra, H. Wang, A. Lima, M. Hundley, R. Hoagland, Effects of deposition parameters on residual stresses, hardness and electrical resistivity of nanoscale twinned 330 stainless steel thin films, Journal of Applied Physics, 97 (2005) 094302-094302-094305.
  3. H. Wang, X. Liao, H. Xu, X. Zhang, Y. Lin, S. Foltyn, P. Arendt, J. MacManus-Driscoll, Y. Zhu, Q. Jia, Effects of Eu interfacial mobility on the growth of epitaxial EuBa 2 Cu 3 O 7-δ films, Applied Physics Letters, 86 (2005) 101912-101912-101913.
  4. H. Wang, S. Foltyn, P. Arendt, Q. Jia, Y. Li, X. Zhang, Thickness effects of SrTiO3 buffer layers on superconducting properties of YBa2Cu3O7-δ coated conductors, Physica. C. Superconductivity, 433 (2005) 43-49.
  5. T. Shen, R. Schwarz, X. Zhang, Bulk nanostructured alloys prepared by flux melting and melt solidification, Applied Physics Letters, 87 (2005) 141906-141906-141903.
  6. L. Shao, Y. Wang, X. Zhang, C. Wetteland, M. Nastasi, P. Thompson, J. Mayer, Optimized energy window of He beams for accurate determination of depth in channeling Rutherford backscattering spectrometry, Applied Physics Letters, 86 (2005) 221913-221913-221913.
  7. S. Roy, M. Fitzsimmons, S. Park, M. Dorn, O. Petracic, I.V. Roshchin, Z.-P. Li, X. Batlle, R. Morales, A. Misra, Depth profile of uncompensated spins in an exchange bias system, Physical Review Letters, 95 (2005) 47201.
  8. S. Park, X. Zhang, A. Misra, J. Thompson, M. Fitzsimmons, S. Lee, C. Falco, Tunable magnetic anisotropy of ultrathin Co layers, Applied Physics Letters, 86 (2005) 042504-042504-042503.
  9. A. Misra, X. Zhang, D. Hammon, R. Hoagland, Work hardening in rolled nanolayered metallic composites, Acta Materialia, 53 (2005) 221-226.
  10. L. Jacobsohn, X. Zhang, A. Misra, M. Nastasi, Synthesis of metallic nanocrystals with size and depth control: A case study, Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B: Microelectronics and Nanometer Structures, 23 (2005) 1470-1473.

2004

  1. X. Zhang, H. Wang, C. Koch, Mechanical behavior of bulk ultrafine-grained and nanocrystalline Zn, Reviews on Advanced Materials Science, 6 (2004) 53-93.
  2. X. Zhang, A. Misra, H. Wang, T. Shen, M. Nastasi, T. Mitchell, J. Hirth, R. Hoagland, J. Embury, Enhanced hardening in Cu/330 stainless steel multilayers by nanoscale twinning, Acta Materialia, 52 (2004) 995-1002.
  3. X. Zhang, A. Misra, H. Wang, M. Nastasi, J. Embury, T. Mitchell, R. Hoagland, J. Hirth, Nanoscale-twinning-induced strengthening in austenitic stainless steel thin films, Applied Physics Letters, 84 (2004) 1096-1098.
  4. X. Zhang, A. Misra, R. Schulze, C. Wetteland, H. Wang, M. Nastasi, Critical factors that determine face-centered cubic to body-centered cubic phase transformation in sputter-deposited austenitic stainless steel films, Journal of Materials Research, 19 (2004) 1696-1702.
  5. X. Zhang, A. Misra, Residual stresses in sputter-deposited copper/330 stainless steel multilayers, Journal of Applied Physics, 96 (2004) 7173-7178.
  6. X. Zhang, M. Hundley, A. Malinowski, A. Misra, H. Wang, M. Nastasi, Microstructure and electronic properties of Cu/Mo multilayers and three-dimensional arrays of nanocrystalline Cu precipitates embedded in a Mo matrix, Journal of Applied Physics, 95 (2004) 3644-3648.
  7. H. Wang, X. Zhang, M. Hundley, J. Thompson, B. Gibbons, Y. Lin, P. Arendt, S. Foltyn, Q. Jia, J. MacManus-Driscoll, Effect of crystallinity on the transport properties of NdSrMnO thin films, Applied Physics Letters, 84 (2004) 1147.
  8. H. Wang, S. Foltyn, P. Arendt, Q. Jia, J. MacManus-Driscoll, L. Stan, Y. Li, X. Zhang, P. Dowden, Microstructure of SrTiO~ 3 buffer layers and its effects on superconducting properties of YBa~ 2Cu~ 3O~ 7~-~ d~ e~ l~ t~ a coated conductors, JOURNAL OF MATERIALS RESEARCH-PITTSBURGH THEN WARRENDALE-, 19 (2004) 1869-1875.
  9. C. Lepienski, G. Pharr, Y. Park, T. Watkins, A. Misra, X. Zhang, Factors limiting the measurement of residual stresses in thin films by nanoindentation, Thin Solid Films, 447 (2004) 251-257.
2003
  1. X. Zhang, H. Wang, R. Scattergood, J. Narayan, C. Koch, Evolution of microstructure and mechanical properties of in situ consolidated bulk ultra-fine-grained and nanocrystalline Zn prepared by ball milling, Materials Science and Engineering: A, 344 (2003) 175-181.
  2. X. Zhang, A. Misra, H. Wang, T. Shen, J. Swadener, J. Embury, H. Kung, R. Hoagland, M. Nastasi, Strengthening mechanisms in nanostructured copper/304 stainless steel multilayers, Journal of Materials Research, 18 (2003) 1600-1606.
  3. H. Wang, X. Zhang, A. Gupta, A. Tiwari, J. Narayan, Growth and characteristics of TaN/TiN superlattice structures, Applied Physics Letters, 83 (2003) 3072-3074.
  4. H. Wang, A. Gupta, A. Tiwari, X. Zhang, J. Narayan, TaN-TiN binary alloys and superlattices as diffusion barriers for copper interconnects, Journal of electronic materials, 32 (2003) 994-999.
  5. X. Zhu, X. Zhang, H. Wang, A. Sergueeva, A. Mukherjee, R. Scattergood, J. Narayan, C. Koch, Synthesis of bulk nanostructured Zn by combinations of cryomilling and powder consolidation by room temperature milling: optimizing mechanical properties, Scripta Materialia, 49 (2003) 429-433.
2002
  1. X. Zhang, H. Wang, R. Scattergood, J. Narayan, C. Koch, A. Sergueeva, A. Mukherjee, Tensile elongation (110%) observed in ultrafine-grained Zn at room temperature, Applied Physics Letters, 81 (2002) 823-825.
  2. X. Zhang, H. Wang, R. Scattergood, J. Narayan, C. Koch, A. Sergueeva, A. Mukherjee, Studies of deformation mechanisms in ultra-fine-grained and nanostructured Zn, Acta Materialia, 50 (2002) 4823-4830.
  3. X. Zhang, H. Wang, R. Scattergood, J. Narayan, C. Koch, Modulated oscillatory hardening and dynamic recrystallization in cryomilled nanocrystalline Zn, Acta Materialia, 50 (2002) 3995-4004.
  4. X. Zhang, H. Wang, R. Scattergood, J. Narayan, C. Koch, Mechanical properties of cyromilled nanocrystalline Zn studied by the miniaturized disk bend test, Acta Materialia, 50 (2002) 3527-3533.
  5. X. Zhang, H. Wang, M. Kassem, J. Narayan, C. Koch, Preparation of bulk ultrafine-grained and nanostructured Zn, Al and their alloys by in situ consolidation of powders during mechanical attrition, Scripta Materialia, 46 (2002) 661-665.
  6. H. Wang, A. Tiwari, X. Zhang, A. Kvit, J. Narayan, Copper diffusion characteristics in single-crystal and polycrystalline TaN, Applied Physics Letters, 81 (2002) 1453-1455.
  7. H. Wang, A. Tiwari, A. Kvit, X. Zhang, J. Narayan, Epitaxial growth of TaN thin films on Si (100) and Si (111) using a TiN buffer layer, Applied Physics Letters, 80 (2002) 2323-2325.

2001

  1. X. Zhang, H. Wang, J. Narayan, C. Koch, Evidence for the formation mechanism of nanoscale microstructures in cryomilled Zn powder, Acta Materialia, 49 (2001) 1319-1326.
  2. X. Zhang, H. Wang, M. Kassem, J. Narayan, C.C. Koch, Origins of stored enthalpy in cryomilled nanocrystalline Zn, Journal of Materials Research(USA), 16 (2001) 3485-3495.
  3. H. Wang, A. Sharma, A. Kvit, Q. Wei, X. Zhang, C. Koch, J. Narayan, Mechanical properties of nanocrystalline and epitaxial TiN films on (100) silicon, Journal of Materials Research, 16 (2001) 2733-2738.

2000 and before

  1. X. Zhang, Identification of crystal nucleation and growth in an amorphous FeZr2 alloy by means of electrical resistance measurements, Philosophical Magazine Letters, 80 (2000) 797-805.
  2. F. Zhou, X. Zhang, K. Lu, Synthesis of a bulk amorphous alloy by consolidation of the melt-spun amorphous ribbons under high pressure, Journal of Materials Research, 13 (1998) 784.
  3. N. Sun, K. Zhang, X. Zhang, X. Liu, K. Lu, Nanocrystallization of amorphous Fe< sub> 33</sub> Zr< sub> 67</sub> alloy, Nanostructured materials, 7 (1996) 637-649.



INVITED TALKS

At national and international conferences

  1. Strengthening Mechanisms in Nanostructured Layered Materials”, in the symposium of “Frontiers in Thin Film Growth and Nanostructured Materials: A Symposium in Honor of Professor Jagdish Narayan” 2005 TMS annual meeting, San Francisco, CA.
  2. “Radiation effects in nanostructured metallic materials”, X. Zhang, S. Maloy, E. Fu, D. Foley, Nan Li, K. T. Hartwig, 19th International Conference on the Application of Accelerators in Research and Industry, Dallas, TX, 2006.  
  3. "Synthesis, Microstructure and Properties of Metallic Materials with Nanoscale Growth Twins”, 2006 Army Science Conference, Orlando, FL.
  4. “Radiation tolerance in nanostructured metallic nanolayers”, MS&T (Materials Science and Technology conference), Pittsburgh, PA, October 2008.
  5. “Radiation tolerance mechanism in Cu/V nanolayers”, TMS annual meeting, 2010, Seattle, WA, Feb. 14-17, 2010. (TMS meeting is an international conference).
  6. “Mechanical properties of nanotwinned metal films”, Plasticity 2009, St. Thomas, VI, Jan. 4-9, 2009.
  7. “Radiation damage in nanostructured metallic nanolayers”, TMS 2009, San Francisco, CA, Feb. 22-25, 2009.
  8. “Interface enabled defects reduction in helium ion irradiated Cu/V nanolayers”, Xinghang Zhang, TMS annual meeting, Seattle, WA. Feb. 13-18, 2010.
  9. “Radiation damage in nanostructured metallic materials”, Materials Working Group meeting, UC Santa Barbara, March 23, 2010.
  10. “Radiation tolerant metallic multilayers and bulk ultra-fine grained steels”, Materials Working Group meeting, Vail, CO, Aug. 22-26, 2010.
  11. “Microstructure and properties of nanotwinned metal films”, Los Alamos, NM, Los Alamos National Laboratory, May 2010, DOE-BES workshop.
  12. “Radiation damage in nanostructured metallic materials”, Santa Barbara, University of California, Santa Barbara, March 2010.
  13. “Radiation tolerant metallic multilayers and bulk ultra-fine grained steels”, Engineering Conference International, “Innovative Materials Immune to Radiation”, Vail, CO, Aug. 2010.
  14. “Properties of nanotwinned metallic materials”, Zhe Jiang University, June, 2011.
  15. “Interfaces and mechanical properties of nanotwinned metal films”, Hefei University of Science and Technology, June 2011.
  16. “Microstructure and deformation mechanisms of ECAP processed FeCrNi alloys”, Thermec 2011, Quebec, Canada, 2011.
  17. “Radiation tolerant metallic multilayers and bulk ultra-fine grained steels”, The 5th Annual Asia-Pacific Nuclear Energy Forum on Materials for Nuclear Applications, June 2011, Berkeley, CA
  18.  “Radiation tolerant nanostructured metals”, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM, DOE workshop, Sep. 2012.
  19. “Deformation mechanisms of nanotwinned metals”, MRS fall, Symposium of Mechanical behavior of nanostructured materials, 2012, (2 days of dedicated sessions in honor of Prof. Julia Weertman).

National and international seminars

  1. Interface Induced Strengthening in Nanolayered Materials”, Institute of Metal Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, December, 2005.
  2. Mechanical properties and ion irradiation studies in metallic multilayers”, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM, July 2007.
  3. Mechanical properties of metal films with layer or twin interfaces and ion irradiation studies of metallic nanolayers”, Sandia National Laboratory, Albuquerque, NM, July 2007.
  4. Mechanical properties and ion irradiation studies in metallic multilayers”, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN, Materials Working Group meeting, July 2008.
  5. Nanotwinned metal films with high strength and high conductivity”, University of Texas, Austin, graduate seminar, November 2008.
  6. “Nanotwinned metal films with high strength and high conductivity”, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, graduate seminar, February, 2008.
  7. “Nanotwinned metal films with high strength and high conductivity”, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, China, June 2009. (Shanghai Jiaotong University’s materials science department ranks no. 2 in China among over 100 materials science department).
  8. “Nanotwinned metal films with high strength and high conductivity”, Fushun University of Gas and Oil, Fushun, China, June 2009. (This University ranks no. 2 in China among all oil and gas universities).
  9. “Radiation tolerant nanostructured materials”, Fu Dan University, Shanghai, China, July, 2012.
  10. “Radiation tolerant nanostructured materials”, University of Science and Technology, Hefei, China, August, 2012.
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