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2012 - Present

  1. Hossein Mehrara, Dmitry G. Eskin, Roumen H. Petrov, Mehdi Lalpoor, Laurens Katgerman, Linear Contraction Behavior or Low-Carbon, Low-Alloy Steels During and After Solidification Using Real-Time Measurements. Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, Vol. 45A, March 2014 - 1445. (DOI: 10.1007/s11661-013-2089-9)

  2. I. Tzanakis, D.G. Eskin, A. Georgoulas, D.K. Fytanidis, Incubation pit analysis and calculation of the hydrodynamic impact pressure from the implosion of an acoustic cavitation bubble. Ultrasonics Sonochemistry 21 (2014) 866-878. (DOI:10.1016/j.ultsonch.2013.10.003)

  3. Feng Yan, Shouxun Ji and Zhongyun Fan, Effect of Excess Mg on the Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Al-Mg2Si High Pressure Die Casting Alloys. Materials Science Forum Vol. 765 pp 64-68 (2013)  (DOI:10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.765.64)

  4. M. Xia, A.K. Prasada Rao and Z. Fan, Solidification Mechanisms in Melt Conditioned Direct Chill (MC-DC) Cast AZ31 Billets.  Materials Science Forum Vol. 765 (2013) pp 291-295  (DOI:10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.765.291)

  5. Xiaohui Xue, Yun Wang, Ian Stone and Zhongyun Fan, Hot Cracking Susceptibility in the TIG Joint of AZ31 Mg-Alloy Plates Produced by the TRC Process with and without Intensive Melt Shearing.  Materials Science Forum Vol. 765 (2013) pp 756-760 (DOI:10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.765.756)

  6. Guosheng Peng, Yun Wang and Zhongyun Fan, Effect of Intensive Melt Shearing and Zr Content on Grain Refinement of Mg-0.5Ca-xZr Alloys.  Materials Science Forum Vol. 765 (2013) pp 336-340 (DOI:10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.765.336)

  7. Yun Wang, Hu-Tian Li, Zhongyun Fan and Geoff Scamans, Characterisation of Oxide Films in Al-Mg Alloy Melts  Materials. Science Forum Vol. 765 (2013) pp 220-224 (DOI:10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.765.220)

  8. Hu-Tian Li, Geoff Scamans and Zhongyun Fan, Refinement of the Microstructure of an Al-Mg2Si Hypereutectic Alloy by Intensive Melt Shearing.  Materials Science Forum Vol. 765 (2013) pp 97-101 (DOI:10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.765.97)

  9. Sanjeev Das, Shouxun Ji, Omer El Fakir, Liliang Wang, John Dear, Jianguo Lin, Ian Stone, Geoff Scamans and Zhongyun Fan, Melt Conditioned Twin Roll Casting (MC-TRC) of Thin Mg-Alloy Strips for Direct Stamping of Mg Components.  Materials Science Forum Vol. 765 (2013) pp 170-174 (DOI:10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.765.170)

  10. Shouxun Ji, Douglas Watson, Yun Wang, Mark White and Zhongyun Fan, Effect of Ti Addition on Mechanical Properties of High Pressure Die Cast Al-Mg-Si Alloys. Materials Science Forum Vol. 765 (2013) pp 23-27 (DOI:10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.765.23)

  11. Y.B. Zuo, Z. Fan, Q.F. Zhu, L. Lei and J.Z. Cui, Modification of a Hypereutectic Aluminium Silicon Alloy under the Influence of Intensive Melt Shearing.  Materials Science Forum Vol. 765 (2013) pp 140-144 (DOI:10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.765.140)

  12. Kawther Al-Helal, Yun Wang, Ian Stone and Zhongyun Fan, Effect of Ca Level on the Formation of Silicon Phases During Solidification of Hypereutectic Al-Si Alloys. Materials Science Forum Vol. 765 (2013) pp 117-122 (DOI:10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.765.117)

  13. S. Ji, B. Jiang, W. Yang and Z. Fan, Melt Quenched High Pressure Die Casting (MQ-HPDC) of an A356 Alloy. Materials Science Forum Vol. 765 (2013) pp 195-199 (DOI:10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.765.195)

  14. Z. Cassinath, M. Xia, Y. Huang and Z. Fan, Process Optimization and Microstructure Control for Twin Screw Rheo-Extrusion of an AZ91D Magnesium Alloy. Materials Science Forum Vol. 765 (2013) pp 439-443 (DOI:10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.765.439)

     

  15. Sehyun Ko, Boyoung Kim, Yongin Kim, Taehyeong Kim, Kitae Kim, Brian McKay and Jesik Shin, Manufacture of CNTs-Al Powder Precursors for Casting of CNTs-Al. Matrix Composites. Materials Science Forum Vol. 765 (2013) pp 353-357 (DOI:10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.765.353)

  16. L. Bolzoni, M. Nowak, F. Yan, and N. Hari Babu, Grain Refiner Development for Al Containing Mg Alloys.  Materials Science Forum Vol. 765 (2013) pp 145-149 (DOI:10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.765.145)

     

  17. L. Bolzoni, M. Nowak and N. Hari Babu, Influence of a Novel Master Alloy Addition on the Grain Refinement of Al-Si Cast Alloys. Materials Science Forum Vol. 765 (2013) pp 311-315 (DOI:10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.765.311)

     

  18. L. Bolzoni, E.M. Ruiz-Navas, and E. Gordo, Processing of Elemental Titanium by Powder Metallurgy Techniques. Materials Science Forum Vol. 765 (2013) pp 383-387 (DOI:10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.765.383)

     

  19. Noe Alba-Baena, Thomas Pabel, Natalia Villa-Sierra and Dmitry Eskin, Effect of Ultrasonic Melt Treatment on Degassing and Structure of Aluminium Alloys. Materials Science Forum Vol. 765 (2013) pp 271-275 (2013) (DOI:10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.765.271)

  20. A. Miranda, N. Alba-Baena, B.J. McKay, D.G. Eskin, S.H. Ko, and J.S. Shin, Study of Mechanical Properties of an LM24 Composite Alloy Reinforced with Cu-CNT Nanofillers, Processed Using Ultrasonic Cavitation. Materials Science Forum Vol. 765 (2013) pp 245-249 (DOI:10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.765.245)

     

  21. Ram Naresh Rai, A.K. Prasada Rao, G.L. Dutta, and M. Chakraborty, Forming Behaviour of Al-TiC In-situ Composites. Materials Science Forum Vol. 765 (2013) pp 418-422 (DOI:10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.765.418)

  22. Y. Huang, D-B. Liu, M, Xia, and L. Anguilano, Characterization of an Mg-2Zn-1Ca 1-TCP Composite Fabricated by High Shear Solidification and ECAE. Materials Science Forum Vol. 765 (2013) pp 813-817 (DOI:10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.765.813)

     

  23. Shouxun Ji, Yun Wang, D. Watson, and Z. Fan, Microstructural Evolution and Solidification Behavior of Al-Mg-Si Alloy in High-Pressure Die Casting, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, Vol 44A, July 2013— 3185-3197.

  24. BÖttger D, Apel M, Santillana B, Eskin DG, Relationship Between Solidification Microstructure and Hot Cracking Susceptibility for Continuous Casting of Low-Carbon and High-Strength Low-Alloyed Steels: A Phase-Field Study, Metall. Mater. Trans. A, 2013 (Currently available online only).

  25. R. Ritwik, A.K. Prasada Rao and B.K. Dhindaw; Low-convection-cooling slope cast AlSi7Mg Alloy: A Rheological Perspective:  Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, 2013,  (DOI: 10.1007/s11665-013-0530-2)

  26. S. Jones, A.K. Prasada Rao and Z. Fan:  Melt conditioned direct chill (MC_DC) casting of Al Alloys;  Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals, 2013,  (DOI. 10.1007/s12666-012-0235-5).

  27. Alba-Baena N, Eskin D:  Kinetics of ultrasonic degassing of aluminum alloys;  Light Metals 2013, ed. B. Sadler, Warrendale, TMS/Wiley, 2013 p 957-962.

  28. Hari Babu N, Fan Z, and Eskin DG:  Application of external fields to technology of metal-matrix composite materials,  TMS 2013 Annual Meeting Supplemental Proceedings, Warrendale, TMS/Wiley, 2013, p 1037-1044.

  29.  Mingxu Xia, Yan Huang, Zen Cassinath, Zhongyun Fan:  Rheo-extrusion of AZ91D alloy;  Solid State Phenomena, 2013, 192-193, 470-475.

  30.  Zhongyun Fan: An Epitaxial Model for Heterogeneous Nucleation on Potent Substrates; Metallurgical and Materials Transactions, 44A, 2013, p 1409-1418.

  31. S. Ji, W. Yang, B. Jiang, J.B. Patel, and Z. Fan:  Weibull statistical analysis of the effect of melt conditioning on the mechanical properties of AM60 alloy;  Materials Science & Engineering A 566 2013, p 119-125.

  32.  Yan, F., McKay, B. J., Fan, Z., & Chen, M. F. (2011). Preliminary study of the characteristics of a high Mg containing Al-Mg-Si alloy. IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 27(1). doi:10.1088/1757-899X/27/1/012050

  33. Shouxun Ji, Wenchao Yang, Feng Gao, Douglas Watson, and Zhongyun Fan:  Effect of iron on the microstructure and mechanical property of Al-Mg-Si-Mn and Al-Mg-Si diecast alloys;  Materials Science & Engineering A 564 2013, p 130-139.

  34. N.S. Reddy, A.K. Prasada Rao, J. Krishnaiah, M. Chakraborty and B.S. Murty:  Design of an ideal Grain-Refiner alloy for Al-7Si Alloy using artifical neural networks, Journal of Materials Engineering & Performance, Vol.22, Issue 3 2013, p 696-699 (DOI: 10.1007/s11665-012-0334-9

  35. Katgerman L, Eskin DG. Structure and defect formation during DC casting of aluminium alloys, Intern. Conf. on Advances in Metallic Materials and Manufacturing Processes for Strategic Sectors, ICAMPS 2012; Trivandrum; 19–21 January 2012. Materials Science Forum, 2012, vol. 710, pp.43-49.

  36. Zhang L, Eskin DG, Miroux A, Katgerman L. Formation of microstructure in Al-Si alloys under ultrasonic melt treatment, Light Metals 2012, ed. C.E. Suarez, Warrendale: TMS/Springer, 2012, pp. 999–1004.

  37. Zhang L., Eskin DG. Miroux A, Katgerman L. Role of solute and transition metals in grain refinement of aluminium alloys under ultrasonic melt treatment, Proc. 13th Intern, Conf. on Aluminum Alloys (ICAA13), Pittsburgh, PA, USA, June3-7, 2012, ed. H. Weiland, A.D. Rollett, W.A. Cassada, Hoboken: Wiley/TMS, 2012, pp. 1389–1394.

  38. Faraji M, Eskin DG, Katgerman L. Grain refinement in hypoeutectic Al-Si alloys using ultrasonic vibrations, Foundry Trade Journal International, 2012, vol. 186 (3694), pp. 119–123.

  39. Zhang L, Eskin DG, Miroux A, Subroto T, Katgerman L. Effect of inlet geometry on macrosegregation during the direct chill casting of 7050 alloy billets: experiments and computer modelling, Proc. MCWASP XIII, International Conference on Modeling of Casting, Welding and Advanced Solidification Processes, 17–22 June 2012, Schladming, Austria; IOP Conf. Ser.: Mater. Sci. Eng., 2012, vol. 33, paper 012019

  40. Y. Huang, Evolution of Microstructure and Texture during Hot Deformation of a Commercially Processed Supral100, Journal of Materials Science and Technology, 28 (2012), 531-536

  41. Y. Huang and F.J. Humphreys, The Effect of Solutes on Grain Boundary Mobility during Recrystallization and Grain Growth in Some Single-Phase Aluminium Alloys, Materials Chemistry and Physics, 132 (2012), 166-174

  42. D. Liu, Y. Huang and P.B. Prangnell, Microstructure and Performance of a Bio-Degradable Mg-2Zn-0.5Ca-1B-TCP Composite Fabricated by Combined Solidification and Severe Deformation Processing, Materials Letters, 82 (2012), 7-9

  43. D. Liu, Y. Zuo, W. Meng, M. Chen and Z. Fan, Fabrication of Biodegradable Nano-Sized β-TCP/Mg Composite by a Novel Melt Shearing Technology, Materials Science and Engineering C, 32 (2012), 1253-1258

  44. S. Pawar, X. Zhou, G.E. Thompson, J.D. Robson, I. Bayandorian, G. Scamans and Z. Fan, Influence of Lead on the Microstructure and Corrosion Behaviour of Melt-Conditioned, Twin-Roll-Cast AZ91D Magnesium Alloy, Corrosion, 68 (2012), 548-556

  45. Subroto T, Miroux A, Mortensen D, M’Hamdi M, Eskin DG, Katgerman L, Semi-quantitative predictions of hot tearing and cold cracking in aluminum DC casting using numerical process simulator, Proc. MCWASP XIII, International Conference on Modeling of Casting, Welding and Advanced Solidification Processes, 17–22 June 2012, Schladming, Austria;IOP Conf. Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 2012, vol. 33, paper 012068.

  46. Y. Zhang, N. Ma, B. McKay, X. Li and H. Wang, The Role of Fe on the Grain Refinement of High Purity Aluminium, Advanced Materials Research, 538-541 (2012), 2264-2268

  47. S. Ji and Z. Fan:  Extruded microstructure of Zn-5 wt-%Al eutectic alloy processed by twin screw extrusion;  Materials Science and Technology Vol 28 no. 11 2012, p 1287-1294.

  48. J.B. Patel, A.K. Prasada Rao, B. Jiang, Y.B. Zuo, and Z. Fan:  Melt conditioned direct chill casting (MC-DC) process for production of high quality Mg-Alloy billets;  Mg2012, 9th International Conference of Magnesium Alloys and their Applications, 2012. p 713-736.

  49. S. Ji, D. Watson, Z. Fan and M. White: Development of a super ductile Al-Mg-Si alloy;  Materials Science & Engineering A 556 2012, p 824-833.

  50. Begoña Santillana, Rob Boom, Dmitry Eskin, Hideo Mizukami, Masahito Hanao, and Masayuki Kawamoto:  High-Temperature Mechanical Behavior and Fracture Analysis of a Low-Carbon Steel Related to Cracking; Metallurgical and Materials Transactions 43A 2012, p 5048-5057.

  51. L. Zhang, D.G. Eskin, A. Miroux, T. Subroto and L. Katgerman:  Influence of Melt Feeding Scheme and Casting Parameters During Direct-Chill Casting on Microstructure of an AA7050 Billet;  Metallurgical and Materials Transaction 43B, 2012, p 1565-1573.

  52. Schenker M.C., Pourquie M.J.B.M., Eskin D.G., and  Boersma B.J.:  PIV quantification and numerical modelling of the flow induced by an ultrasonic horn;  Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, 2013, vol 10 p. 502-509.

  53. H.-T. Li, Y. Wang, and Z. Fan:  Mechanisms of enhanced heterogeneous nucleation during solidification in binary Al-Mg alloys;  Acta Materialia 60 2012, p 1528-1537.

  54. Yun Wang, Hu Tian Li, and Zhongyun Fan:  Oxidation of Aluminium Alloy Melts and Inoculation by Oxide Particles;  Indian Institute of Metals 2012,  online DOI 10.1007/s12666-012-0194-x

  55. Sundaram K., Nadendla H.B., Scamans G., Eskin D., and Fan Z.:  Solidification behaviour of an AA5754 Al alloy ingot cast with high impurity content;  International Journal of Materials Research, 2012, vol. 103, no. 10, pp 1228-1234.

  56. M. Xia, Y. Huang, Z. Cassinath, and Z. Fan:  Continuous twin screw rheo-extrusion of an AZ91D magnesium alloy.  Metall Mater Trans 43A issue 11, 2012, p 4331-4344.

  57. K. Al-Helal, I.C. Stone, and Z. Fan:  Simultaneous Primary Si Refinement and Eutectic Modification in Hypereutectic Al-Si Alloys;  Indian Institute of Metals 2012, online.  DOI 10.1007/s12666-012-0171-4

  58. Heike Emmerich, Hartmut Löwen, Raphael Wittkowski, Thomas Gruhn, Gyula I. Tóth, György Tegze, and László Gránásy: Phase-field-crystal models for condensed matter dynamics on atomic length and diffusive time scales: an overview;  Advances in Physics, 2012

  59. S. Pawar, X. Zhou, G.E. Thompson, J.D. Robson, I. Bayandorian, G. Scamans, and Z. Fan:  Influence of Lead on the Microstructure and Corrosion Behavior of Melt-Conditioned, Twin-Roll-Cast AZ91D Magnesium Alloy, Corrosion 68, 2012, p 548-556.

  60. S. Jones, A.K. Prasada Rao, J.B. Patel, G.M. Scamans, and Z. Fan:  Microstructural Evolution in Intensively Melt sheared Direct Chill Cast Al-alloys, 13th Int. conference of Aluminium Alloys (ICAA13), Pittsburgh, 2012, p 91-96.

  61. Zuo, YB., Jiang, B., Zhang, Y. and Fan, Z., Melt conditioned DC (MC-DC) casting of magnesium alloys, Magnesium Technology 155- 160

  62. Bayandorian, I., Stone, I., Huang, Y. and Fan, Z., Twin roll casting of thin AZ31 magnesium alloy strip with uniform microstructure and chemistry, Magnesium Technology 135- 140

  63. Liu, D., Meng, W., Chen, M., Zuo, Y. and Fan, Z., Fabrication of biodegradable nano-sized β-TCP/Mg composite by a novel melt shearing technology, Materials Science and Engineering C 32 (5) : 1253- 1258

  64. Yang, L-Q., Xu, J., Liu, G-J. and Fan, Z., Formation mechanism of non-dendritic microstructure in rheo-diecast AZ91D magnesium alloy by different stirring speed, Cailiao Rechuli Xuebao/Transactions of Materials and Heat Treatment 33 (10) : 91- 95

  65. Y.B. Zuo, B. Jiang, Y.J. Zhang, and Z. Fan, Degassing LM25 aluminium alloy by novel degassing technology with intensive melt shearing, International Journal of Cast Metals Research 26 (1) : 16- 21

  66. G. Scamans, H-T Li and Z. Fan:  Melt Conditioned Casting of Aluminum Alloys, 13th Int. Conference on Aluminium Alloys (ICAA13) Pittsburgh, 2012, p 1395-1400.


  67. I. Bayandorian, Y. Huang and Z. Fan:  The impact of melt conditioned twin roll casting on the downstream processing of an AZ31 magnesium alloy;  Metall Mater Trans 43A 2012, p 1035-1047.

  68. Gyula I. Tóth, György Tegze, Tamás Puszatai, and László Gránásy:  Heterogeneous Crystal Nucleation:  The Effect Lattice Mismatch;  Physical Review Letters, January 2012.

     


     

     

     

2009-2011

  1. A.K. Prasada Rao:  An approach for predicting the composition of a recyled al-alloy;  Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals, Vol. 65, issue 6, Dec. 2011, p 615-617.

  2. A.K. Prasada Rao:  Influence of vanadium on the microstructure of A319 alloy;  Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals, Vol. 65, issue 4-5, Oct. 2011, p 447-451.

  3. T. Qin and Z. Fan, Molecular Analysis of Grain Refining in Aluminium with Al-5Ti-B, IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 27 (2011), 012004

  4. Atamanenko TV, Eskin DG, Sluiter M, Katgerman L. On the mechanism of grain refinement in Al–Zr–Ti alloys, J. Alloys and Compounds, 2011, vol. 509, no. 1, pp. 57–60. 

  5. Lalpoor M, Eskin DG, Ruvalcaba D, Fjær HG, Ten Cate A, Ontijt N, Katgerman L. Cold cracking in DC-cast high strength aluminum alloy ingots: An intrinsic problem intensified by casting process parameters, Mater. Sci. Eng. A, 2011, vol. 528, pp. 2831–2842.

  6. Eskin DG, Lalpoor M., Katgerman L. Cold Cracking during Direct-Chill Casting, Light Metals 2011, Warrendale: TMS. 2011, pp. 669–674.

  7. Eskin DG, Jafari A., Katgerman L. Contribution of forced centreline convection during direct-chill casting of round billets to macrosegregation and structure of a binary Al–Cu aluminium alloy, Mater. Sci. Technol., 2011, vol. 27, pp. 890–896.

  8. Zhang L, Eskin DG, Katgerman L. Influence of ultrasonic melt treatment on the formation of primary intermetallics and related grain refinement in aluminum alloys, J. Mater. Sci., 2011, vol. 46, pp. 5252–5259.

  9. Eskin DG. Modern trends in science and technology of solidification of aluminium alloys. Metalloved. Termich. Obrab. Mater., 2011, no. 9, pp. 6–11.

  10. Katgerman L., Eskin D. Developments in aluminium casting research, Proceedings of the R. Guthrie Honorary Symposium on Process Metallurgy, M. Isac, Ed., June 6-9, 2011, Montreal, Canada, Montreal: McGill Metals Processing Centre, 2011, pp. 177–181.

  11. Lalpoor M, Eskin DG, Katgerman L. Thermal expansion/contraction behavior of AA7050 alloy in the as-cast condition relevant to thermomechanical simulation of residual thermal stresses, Int. J. Mater. Res., 2011, vol. 102, no. 10, pp. 1286-1293.

  12. Santillana B, Grimberg F, Abbel G., Eskin D, Katgerman L, Boom R. Thermal analysis of commercial steel grades, European Conference on Continuous Casting ECCC7 (Dusseldorf, Germany), 2011 (CD).

  13. Santillana B, Eskin DG, Boom R, Katgerman L. Effect of V and N on the microstructure evolution during continuous casting of steel. Proc. 3rd Intern. Conf. Advances in Solidification Processes ICASP3, IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, Institute of Physics Publishing, 2011, vol. 27, 012059. 

  14. Subroto TAS, Eskin DG, Katgerman L. Constitutive behavior of an AA7050 alloy in sub-solidus temperature range. Proc. 3rd Intern. Conf. Advances in Solidification Processes ICASP3, IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, Institute of Physics Publishing, 2011, vol. 27, 012074.

  15. Mehrara H, Santillana B, Eskin DG, Boom R, Katgerman L, Abbel G. Variations of primary dendrite arm spacing in thin-slab casting of low carbon and low alloy steels, Proc. 3rd Intern. Conf. Advances in Solidification Processes ICASP3, IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, Institute of Physics Publishing, 2011, vol. 27, 012046.

  16. Qin, T. and Fan, Z., Reconstruction of 2D Al Ti on TiB in an aluminium melt, IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering 27 (1)

  17. Zhang L, Eskin DG, Miroux AG,Katgerman L. On the mechanism of the formation of primary intermetallics under ultrasonic melt treatment in an Al-Zr-Ti alloy, Proc. 3rd Intern. Conf. Advances in Solidification Processes ICASP3, IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, Institute of Physics Publishing, 2011, vol. 27, 012002.

  18. Z. Fan:  Epitaxial nucleation and grain refinement;  in Solidification Science and Technology, ed. Z. Fan and I.C. Stone, Brunel University Press, (2011) p 29-44.

  19. J.D. Hunt, and Z. Fan:  A simple model for the nucleation and growth of equiaxed grains;  in Solidification Science and Technology, ed. Z. Fan and I.C. Stone, Brunel University Press (2011), p 59-78

  20. H.T. Li, Y. Wang, M. Xia, Y. Zuo and Z. Fan:  Harnessing oxides in liquid metals and alloys; in Solidification Science and Technology, ed. Z. Fan and I.C. Stone, Brunel University Press (2011) p 93-110.

  21. I. Bayandorian, Z. Fan, I.C. Stone, Y. Huang, and G.M. Scamans:  Advances in twin roll casting of magnesium alloys; in Solidification Science and Technology, ed. Z. Fan, and I.C. Stone, Brunel University Press (2011), p 319-333.

  22. Y. Wang, Z. Fan, X. Zhou, G.E. Thompson:  Characterisation of magnesium oxide and its interface with alpha-Mg in Mg-Al bases alloys;  Philos. Mag Letters Vol 91, No. 8, 2011, p 516-529.
     

  23. S. Kumar, N. Hari-Babu, G.M. Scamans and Z. Fan: Influence of intensive melt shearing on the microstructure and mechanical properties of an Al-Mg alloy with high added impurity content;  Met and Mats. Trans A vol 42A 2011 p 3141-3149.
     

  24. S. Kumar, N. Hari-Babu, G.M. Scamans and Z. Fan:  Microstructural evaluation of a melt conditioned twin roll cast Al-Mg alloy; Mats Science Tech. 2011, p1833-1839.
     
  25. Y.B. Zuo, B. Jiang, P. Enright, G.M. Scamans and Z. Fan:  Degassing of LM24 Al-alloy by intensive melt shearing; Jnl of Cast Metals Research, 2011.
     
  26. H. Men, and Z. Fan:  Effects of lattice mismatch on interfacial structures of liquid and solidified Al in contact with hetero-phas substrates:  MD simulations;  Materials Science and Engineering 27 2011,  (DOI: 10.1088/1757-899X/27/1/012007.

  27. Y. Zuo, B. Jiang and Z. Fan:  Microstructures of DC cast light alloys under the influence of intensive melt shearing, Proc. of 5th Light Metal Technology Conf. Germany July 2011.
     
  28. Z. Fan, Y. Zuo, and B. Jiang:  A new technology for treating liquid metals with intensive melt shearing;  Proc. of 5th Light Metals Technology Conf. Germany July 2011.
     
  29. I. Bayandorian, Y. Huang, G.M. Scamans and Z. Fan:  Magnesium alloy strip produced by a melt-conditioned twin roll casting process.  LMT 2011 conf paper, Materials Science Forum Vol 690, (2011), P 129-132.
     
  30. M. Nowak and N. Hari-Babu:  Novel grain refiner for hypo and hyper-eutectic Al-Si alloys;  LMT 2011 Conf paper, Materials Science Form Vo. 690, (2011), p 49-52.
     
  31. L. Zhang, D.G. Eskin, and L. Katgerman: Influence of ultrasonic melt treatment on the formation of primary intermetallics and related grain refinement in aluminum alloys; accepted by Journal of Materials Science Vol 46 2011, p 5252-5259.
     
  32. F. Yan, B.J. McKay, and Z. Fan:  Effect of intensive shearing on microstructure and mechanical properties of Al-Mg casting alloys;  Proc. of ICASP3, Aachen, June 2011.
     
  33. H. Men, and Z. Fan:  Molecular dynamics simulations of heterogeneous nucleation of liquid aluminium;  Proc. of ICASP3, Aachen, June 2011. Mater. Sci. Eng.
     
  34. Y. Huang, I. Bayandorian, and Z. Fan;  Microstructure control during twin roll casting of an AZ31magnesium alloy;  Proc. of ICASP3, Aachen, June 2011.
     
  35. Ting Qin, and Zhongyun Fan:  Molecular dynamics analysis of grain refining in aluminium with Al-5Ti-B;  Proc. of ICASP3, Aachen, June 2011.
     
  36. H.T. Li, S. Ji, and Z. Fan:  The effect of intensive shearing on the formation of Fe-containing intermetallics in HPDC Al-alloys; Proc. of ICASP3, Aachen, June 2011.
     
  37. Z. Zhang, H.T. Li, I.C. Stone and Z. Fan:  Refinement of primary Si in hypereutectic Al-Si alloys by intensive melt shearing; Proc. of ICASP3, Aachen, June 2011.
     
  38. Z. Fan. Y. Zuo, and B. Jiang:  A new technology for treating liquid metals with intensive melt shearing.  Proc. of ICASP3, Aachen, June 2011. 
     
  39. H.T. Li and Z. Fan:  Enhanced heterogeneous nucleation on oxides in Al alloys by intensive shearing; Proc. of ICASP3, Aachen, June 2011.
     
  40. Y. Zuo, B. Jiang, Y. Zhang, and Z. Fan:  Grain refinement of DC cast magnesium alloys with intensive melt shearing; Proc. of ICASP3, Aachen, June 2011.
     
  41. Y. Zuo, MX Xia, SM Liang, Y. Wang, GM Scamans and Z Fan.  Grain refinement of DC Cast AZ91D Mg Alloy by intensive melt shearing, MATERIALS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (2011) 27 (1): 101-107

  42. M. Nowak and N. Hari-Babu:  Novel grain refiner for Al-Si alloys;  TMS 2011, v. 2 p 291
     
  43. D.G. Eskin, M. Lalpoor, L. Katgerman:  Cold Cracking during Direct-Chill Casting,  Proceedings at Light Metals 2011, Warrendale: TMS 2011, pp 669-674
     
  44. H. Men, and Z. Fan:  Effects of solute content on grain refinement in an isothermal melt;  Acta Materialia 59 2011,  p 2704-2712.
     
  45. Y. Zuo, H. Li, M. Xia, B. Jiang, G.M. Scamans, and Z Fan:  Refining grain structure and porosity of an aluminium alloy with intensive melt shearing;  Scripta Materialia 64 2011,
    p 209-212
     
  46. H.T. Li, M. Xia, Ph. Jarry, G.M. Scamans, and Z. Fan:  Grain refinement in a AlZnMgCuTi alloy by intensive melt shearing: A multi-step nucleation mechanism;  Journal of Crystal Growth 214, 2011, p 285-292.
     
  47. G.I. Tóth, J.R. Morris, and L. Gránásy:  Ginzburg-Landau- Type Field Model for Competing fcc and bcc Nucleation;  Physical Review Letters (2011).
     
  48. György Tegze, Gyula I. Tóth, and László Gránásy: Faceting and Branching in 2D Growth;  Physical Review Letters (2011)
     
  49. György Tegze, László Gránásy, Gyula I. Tóth, Jack F. Douglas, and Tamás Pusztai:  Tuning the structure of non-quilibrium soft materials by varying the thermodynamic driving force for crystal ordering;  Soft Matter (2011), p 178-1799.
     
  50. László Gránásy, György Tegze, Gyula I. Tóth and Tamás Pusztai: Phase-field crystal modelling of crystal nucleation, heteroepitaxy and patterning;  Philosophic Magazine Vol 19, No. 1 (2011) p 123-149.
     
  51. Y. Huang, G.H. Zahid and P.B. Prangnell:  Loss of high angle boundary area during annealing a Cryo-SPD processed Al-alloy with an nano-scale lamella grain structure; 4th Int. Conf. on Recrystallization and Grain growth 4-9 July 2010
     

  52. S. Kumar, N. Hari-Babu, G.M. Scamans and Z. Fan:  Melt conditioned twin roll casting process for Aluminium Alloy, ICAA12, 2010, Japan, p. 721-726.
     

  53. S. Tzamtzis, H. Zhang, M. Xia, N. Hari Babu, and Z Fan:  Recycling of high grade die casting AM series magnesium scrap with the melt conditioned high pressure die casting (MC-HPDC) process;  Materials Science and Eng. A, 528, 2010, p 2664.
     

  54. M. Xia, M. Subhajit, D. Brij, G. Liu and Z. Fan:  Melt conditioned high pressure die-casting of mg-Zn-Y alloy; Met. and Mats. Trans 41B, 2010 p 209-213.
     

  55. Muhammad Zarif, Brian McKay and Peter Schumacher:  Study of Heterogeneous Nucleation of Eutectic Si in High Purity Al-Si Alloys with Sr Addition;  Met and Mats Trans A, 2010.
     
  56. H.R. Kotadia, N. Hari Babu, H. Zhang, S. Arumuganathar and Z. Fan:  Solidification Behaviour of Intensively Sheared Hypoeutectic Al-Si Alloy Liquid;  Metallurgical and Materials Transaction A, Vol 42, 2010, p 1117-1121.
     
  57. J. Xu, G.J. Liu, S.M. Zhang, L.K. Shi and Z. Fan, Rheo-Diecasting of AZ91D Magnesium Alloy, Rare Metals, 29 (2010), 542-546

  58. M. Zarif, B. McKay and P. Schumacher, Study of Heterogeneous Nucleation of Eutectic Si in High Purity Al-Si Alloys with Sr Addition, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 42 (2010), 1684-1691

  59. G.L. Zhu, J. Xu, Z.F. Zhang, G.J. Liu and Z. Fan, Effect of High Shear Rate on Solidification Microstructure of Semisolid AZ91D Alloy, Transactions of Nonferrous Metals Society of China, 20 (2010), s868-s872

  60. H.Men, B. Jiang, Z Fan:  Mechanisms of grain refinement by intensive shearing of AZ91 alloy melt;  Acta Materialia, 58 2010, p 6526-6534.
     
  61. I. Stone:  Casting is Considered; Materials World 18 (2010), p 27-28.
     
  62. Z. Fan, M. Xia, Z. Bian, I. Bayandorian, L. Cao, H. Li and G.M. Scamans, Refinement of Solidification Microstructure by the MCAST Process, Materials Science Forum, 649 (2010), 315-323Z.

  63. Fan, M. Xia, Y. Wang, S. Arumuganathar and G.M. Scamans, Shear Enhanced Heterogeneous Nucleation in AZ91D Alloy, Materials Science Forum, 649 (2010), 301-306

  64. N.S. Barekar, B.K. Dhindaw, and Z. Fan:  Improvement in silicon morphology and mechanical properties of Al-17Si alloy by melt conditioning shear technology;  International Journal of Cast Metals Research, 2010 Vol 23, no. 4 p 225-230.
     
  65. H. Men, and Z. Fan: Transition of amorphous to crystalline oxide film in initial oxide overgrowth on liquid metals;  Materials Science Technology, 2010, in press
     
  66. Y. Wang, M. Xia, Z. Fan, X. Zhou, and G. Thompson: The effect of Al8Mn5 intermetallic particles on grain size of as-cast Mg-Al-Zn AZ91D alloy; Intermetallics 18, 2010 p 1683-1989.
     
  67. Y.B. Zuo, M.X. Xia, S.M. Liang, Y. Wang, G.M. Scamans, and Z. Fan:  Grain refinement of DC cast AZ91D Mg alloy by intensive melt shearing:  Materials Science and Technology 27, 2010,p 101-107
     
  68. S. Tzamtzis, H. Zhang, N. Hari Babu, and Z. Fan:  Microstructural refinement of AZ91D die-cast alloy by intensive shearing, Materials Science and Eng. A 527(12), 2010, p 2929-2934.
     
  69. H.R. Kotadia, N. Hari Babu, H. Zhang, and Z. Fan: Microstructural refinement of Al-10.2% Si alloy by intensive shearing, Materials Letters Vol 64, (2010), p 671.
     
  70. H.R. Kotadia, E. Doernberg, J.B. Patel, Z. Fan, and R. Schmid-Fetzer: Solidification of Al-Sn-Cu Based Immiscible Alloys under Intense Shearing, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, Vol 40 (9), p 2202-2211.
     
  71. G.M. Scamans, and Z. Fan:  Recovery Mission, Materials World, Vol. 17, November 09, p 29-31.
     
  72. Z. Fan, Y. Wang, M. Xia:  Shear Enhanced Heterogeneous Nucleation during Solidification of Mg-Alloy: Proc. of Magnesium 8th Int. Conference, October 2009 p 193-199.
     
  73. I. Bayandorian, M. Xia, R. Keyte, G.M. Scamans and Z. Fan: Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Melt Conditioned Twin Roll Cast AZ31 Alloy Strip;  Proc. of Magnesium 8th Int. Conference, October 2009, p 200-205.
     
  74. Y. Zuo, G. Liu, H. Zhang, S. Tzamtzis, N. Hari-Babu, G.M. Scamans, and Z. Fan:  Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of M-Alloys produced by the MC-HPDC Process; Proc. of Magnesium 8th Int. Conference, October 2009, p 246-351.
     
  75. H.R. Kotadia, J.B. Patel, Z. Fan, E. Doernberg, R. Schmid-Fetzer:  Solidification and processing of aluminium based immiscible alloys;  Aluminium Alloys: Fabrication, Characterization and Applications II 2009, San Francisco, TMS, 2009, p 81-86
     
  76. S. Tzamtzis, H. Zhang, G. Liu, Y. Wang, N.Hari Babu, and Z. Fan:  Melt Conditioned High Pressure Die Casting (MC-HPDC) of Mg-Alloys; Proc. of Magnesium Technology, TMS 2009, p 91-96.
     
  77. M. Xia, Y. Wang, H. Li, S. Arumuganathar, Y. Zuo, G.M. Scamans, and Z. Fan: Refinement of Solidification Microstructure by MCAST Process,  Proc. of Magnesium Technology, TMS 2009, p 135-140.
     
  78. I. Bayandorian, Z. Bian, M. Xia, H. Zhang, G.M. Scamans, and Z. Fan:  Magnesium Alloy Strip Produced by Melt Conditioned Twin Roll Casting (MC-TRC) Process;  Proc. of Magnesium Technology, TMS 2009,          p 363 - 368.
     
  79. Z. Fan, Y. Wang, M. Xia, S. Arumuganathar:  Enhanced heterogeneous nucleation in AZ91D alloy by intensive melt shearing;  Acta Materialia, 2009, p 4891-4901.
     
  80. G. Tegze, L. Gránásy, G.I. Tóth, F. Podmaniczky, A. Jaatinen, T.Ala-Nissila, and T. Pusztai:  Diffusion-Controlled Anisotropic Growth of Stable and Metastable Crystal Polymorphs in the Phase-Field Crystal Model, Physical Review Letters.
     
  81. Gyula I. Tóth, László Gránásy:  Crystal Nucleation in the Hard-Sphere System Revisited: A Crystal Test of Theoretical Approaches.  Journal Physical Chemical B 113, 2009, p 5141-5148
     
  82. N.S. Barekar, S. Tzamtzis, N. Hari Babu, Z. Fan and B.K. Dhindaw: Processing of Ultrafine-size Particulate Metal Matrix Composites by Advanced Shear Technology,  Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, vol 40A, p 691-701.
     
  83. N. Barekar, S. Tzamtzis, B.K. Dhindaw, J. Patel, N. Hari Babu and Z. Fan: Processing of Aluminum-Graphite Particulate Metal Matrix Composites by Advanced Shear Technology; Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance 18 (9), 2009 p 1230-1240.
     
  84. N.S. Barekar, N. Hari Babu, B.K. Dhindaw, Z. Fan:  Effect of intensive Shearing on the Morphology of Primary Silicon and Properties of Hypereutectic Al-Si alloy;  Materials Science and Technology 26 (2010).
     
  85. S. Tzamtzis, N.S. Barekar, N. Hari Babu, J. Patel, B.K. Dhindaw, Z. Fan:  Processing of advanced Al/SiC particulate metal matrix composites under intensive shearing - A novel Rheo-process,  Composites: Part A, 40 (2009) p 144-151.
     
  86. James A. Warren, Tamás Pusztai, László Környei and László Gránásy:  Phase field approach to heterogeneous crystal nucleation in alloys:  Physical Review B 79, (2009)
     
  87. György Tegze, Gurvinder Bansel, Gyula I. Tóth, Tamás Pusztai, Zhongyung Fan, and László Gránásy: Advanced Operator-Splitting-Based Semi-Implicit Spectral Method to Solve the Binary Phase-Field Crystal Equations with Variable Coefficients;  Journal of Computational Physics 228 (2009),  p 1612-1623.
     
  88. Gyula I. Tóth, György Tegze, Tamás Pusztai, and László Gránásy: Polymorphism, crystal nucleation and growth in the phase-field model in 2d and 3d, submitted to J. Phys. Condes. Matter.

2008-2007

  1. Tamás Pusztai, György Tegze, Gyula I Tóth, László Kornyei, Gurvinder Bansel, Zhongyun Fan, and László Gránásy: Phase-field approach to polycrystalline solidification including heterogeneous and homogeneous nucleation, J. Phys: Condens. Matter 20 (2008) 404205 (16pp).
     
  2. Z. Fan, Y. Wang, Z.F. Zhang, M. Xia, H.T. Li, J. Xu, L. Gránásy and G.M. Scamans: Shear Enhanced Heterogeneous Nucleation in Some Mg- and Al-Alloys, International Journal of Cast Metals Research. 
     
  3. Z. Fan, M. Xia, H. Zhang, G. Liu, J.B. Patel, Z. Bian, I. Bayandorian, Y. Wang, H.T. Li, and G.M. Scamans: Melt Conditioning by Advanced Shear Technology (MCAST) for Refining Solidification Microstructures, International Journal of Cast Metals Research, (2008)
     
  4. H.R. Kotadia, J.B. Patel, Z. Fan, E. Doernberg and R.Schmid-Fetzer: Processing of Al-45Sn-10Cu Based Immiscible Alloy by a Rheomixing process, Solid State Phenomena vols 141-143 (2008), p 529-534.
     
  5. R. Haghayeghi, Y. Liu, and Z. Fan: Melt Conditioned Direct Chill Casting (MC-DC) of Wrought Al-alloys, Solid State Phenomena Vols 141-143 (2008), p 403-408.
     
  6. N. Hari Babu, S. Tzamtzis, N. Barekar, J.B. Patel, and Z. Fan: Fabrication of Metal Matrix Composites under Intensive Shearing: Solid State Phenomena Vo. 141-143, (2008)  373-378.
     
  7. Zan Bian, I. Bayandorian, and Z. Fan:  Extremely fine and uniform microstructure of magnesium AZ91D alloy sheets produced by melt conditioned twin roll casting;  Materials Science and Technology, 2008

  8. Zan Bian, I. Bayandorian, H.W. Zhang, and Z. Fan:  Twin Roll Casting and Melt Conditioned Twin-roll Casting of Magnesium, Solid State Phenomena Vols 141-143 (2008), p 195-200.
     
  9. Wolfgang Löser, Regina Hermann, Thomas G. Woodcock, Jan Fransaer, Mikhail Krivilyov, László Gránásy, Tamás Pusztai, Gyula I. Tóth, Dieter M. Herlach, Dirk Holland-Moritz, Matthia Kolbe and Thomas Volkmann: Nucleation and Phase Selection in Undercooled Melts: Magnetic Alloys of Industrial Relevance (MAGNEPHAS), Journal of Japanese Society of Microgravity Applications, Vol 25, No.3, (2008), p 495-500.
     
  10. J.B. Patel, Y.Q. Liu, G. Shao and Z. Fan: Rheo-processing of an alloy specifically designed for semi-solid metal processing on the Al-Mg-Si system, Mat. Science and Engineering A, 476,(2008) p 341-349.
     
  11. G. Liu, Y. Wang, Z. Fan: A physical approach to the direct recycling of Mg-alloy scrap by the rheo-diecasting process, Mat. Science and Engineering A, 472 (2008) p 251-257.
     
  12. Y. Wang, G. Liu, F. Wang, Z. Fan: Microstructural Characterisation and Thermal Stability of an Mg-Al-Sr alloy prepared by Rheo-diecasting, Proceedings of the 5th Decennial International Conference on Solidification Processings, Sheffield, July (2007), p 600-605.
     
  13. G. Liu, Y. Wang, Z. Fan: Rheo-diecasting AZ91D magnesium alloy, Proceedings of the 5th Decennial International Conference on Solidification Processing, Sheffield, July (2007), p 595-599.
     
  14. Gyula I. Tóth and László Gránásy: Phase field theory of interfaces and crystal nucleation in a eutectic system of fcc structure: I. Transitions in the one-phase liquid region, The Journal of Chemical Physics 127, (2007)
     
  15. Gyula I. Tóth and László Gránásy: Phase field theory of interfaces and crystal nucleation in a eutectic system of fcc structure: II. Nucleation in the metastable liquid immiscibility region.  The Journal of Chemical Physics 127 (2007)
     
  16. X. Fang, G. Shao, Y.Q. Liu, Z. Fan: Effects of intensive forced melt convection on the mechanical properties of Fe- containing Al-Si based alloys, Mat. Science Eng A, Vol. 445-446 (2007), p 65-72.
     
  17. Ma Qian: Heterogeneous nucleation on potent spherical substrates during solidification, Acta Materialia 55 (2007) p 943-953
     
  18. X. Fang, and Z. Fan: A Novel approach to produce Al-alloy foams: J. Mater Sci 42 (2007), p 7894-7898.
     
  19. Z. Fan:  Melting Moments, Materials World, 15 (2007), 25-26

2006

  1. M. Hitchcock and Z. Fan: Solidification Behaviour of 357 Al-alloy under Intensive Forced Convection, Acta Materialia (2006) Vols 519-521, p 1747-1752
     
  2. S.M. Zhang, Z. Fan and Z. Zhen: Direct Chill Rheocasting (RDC) of AZ32 Mg-Alloy, Materials Science and Technology (2006), Vol 22, N 12, p1489-1498
     
  3. M. Hitchcock, Y. Wang and Z. Fan: Secondary solidification behaviour of the Al-Si-Mg alloy prepared by the rheo-diecasting process, Acta Materialia (2006), p 1589-1598.
     
  4. S. Ji, K. Roberts and Z. Fan:  Isothermal coarsening of fine and spherical particles in semisolid slurry of Mg-9Al-1Zn alloy under low shear, Scripta Mat. 55 (2006), p 971-974.
     
  5. S. Ji, Ma Qian and Z. Fan: The Creep Behaviour of Rheo-diecast AZ91D (Mg-9Al-1Zn) alloy, Materials Science & Engineering A, 434, (2006), p 7-12.
     
  6. G.M. Scamans and Z. Fan: Cost and Strength Competitive Aluminium Alloys for Automotive Applications, SAE/UK Vehicle Technology Magazine (2006) in press.
     
  7. G.M. Scamans and Z. Fan: High Sheer Rheocasting of Aluminium Alloys, APT Aluminium - Process & Product Technology, Aluminium 2006 Special Edition, p 54-57.
     
  8. X. Fang, G. Shao and Z. Fan: Microstructure and mechanical properties of Fe-containing Al-alloys processed by a rheo-diecasting process, Materials Science Forum 519-521 (2006) 1251-1256.
     
  9. Z. Fan, G. Liu and M. Hitchcock: Solidification behaviour of Al-alloys under intensive forced convection, Proc. ICAA10 in Canada July 2006.
     
  10. Y. Wang, G. Liu and Z. Fan: Mechanical Properties and Microstructural Evolution of Rheo-diecast AZ91D Magnesium Alloy During Heat Treatment, Proc. World Foundry Congress Conf. in Harrogate June 2006, paper 82.
     
  11. S.M. Zhang, Z. Zhen and Z. Fan: Direct Chill Rheocasting (RDC) and extrusion of AZ32 Mg-Alloy, Proc. World Foundry Congress Conf. in Harrogate, June 2006, paper no. 83.
     
  12. X. Fang, J. Patel and Z. Fan: Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Rheo-diecast (RDC) aluminium alloys, Proc. World Foundry Congress Conf. in Harrogate, June 2006, paper no. 70.
     
  13. Z. Fan, G. Liu, Y. Wang:Microstructure and Mechanical properties of rheo-diecast AZ91D magnesium alloy. Journal of Materials Science, Vol. 41, issue 12, (2006), 3631-3644.
     
  14. Ma Qian: Creation of semisolid slurries containing fine and spherical particles by grain refinement based on the Mullins-Sekerka stability criterion, Acta Materialia 2006, Vol 54, 2241-2252
     
  15. Ma Qian:  Creation of Fine and Spherical Magnesium Crystals via Control of Nucleation and Growth Instabilities;  7th Int. Conference on Magnesium Alloys and their Application 2006, Dresden, Germany.

  16. G. Shao, V. Varsani, Z. Fan: Thermodynamic modelling of the Y-Zn and Mg-Zn-Y systems, Calphad, 2006, 286-295.
     
  17. A. Das, G. Liu, Z. Fan: Investigation on the microstructural refinement of an Mg-6wt.% Zn alloy, Materials Science & Engineering A 2006, 419, 349-356.
     
  18. Jie Geng, G. Shao, P. Tsakiropoulos: Study of three-phase equilibrium in the Nb-rich corner of Nb-Si-Cr system, Intermetallics, 2006, 14, 832-837
     
  19. G.M. Scamans and Z. Fan: Direct Chill Rheocasting (DCRC) Developments for Magnesium Alloys, Cast Metal & Diecasting Times, (2006) April/May.
     
  20. Ma Qian, A. Das: Grain refinement of magnesium alloys by zirconium: Formation of equiaxed grains, Scripta Materials, 2006, Vol 54, 881-886
     
  21. Z. Zhen, Ma Qian, S. Ji, Z. Fan: The effects of rheo-diecasting on the integrity and mechanical properties of Mg-6Al-1Zn, Scripta Materialia, 2006 Vol 54, 207-211
     
  22. X. Fang, Z. Fan: Rheo-diecasting of Al-Si-Pb immiscible alloys, Scripta Materialia, 2006 Vol 54, 789-793
     
  23. S.Ji, Ma Qian, Z. Fan: Semisolid Processing Characteristics of AM Series Mg Alloys by Rheo-Diecasting, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 2006, Vol 37A, 779-787.
     
  24. Y. Wang, G. Liu and Z. Fan: Microstructural evolution of rheo-diecast AZ91D magnesium alloy during heat treatment, Acta Materialia, 2006, Vol 54, p 689-699.
     
  25. Y. Wang, G. Liu and Z. Fan: A new heat treatment procedure for rheo-diecast AZ91D magnesium alloy, Scripta Materialia, 2006, Vol 54, p903-908
     
  26. M.A. Lourenço, M. Milosavljević, G. Shao, R.M. Gwilliam and K.P. Homewood: Boron engineered dislocation loops for efficient room temperature silicon light emitting diodes, Thin Sold Films 2006, 504, 36-40
     
  27. G. Shao, V. Varsani, Y. Wang, Ma Qian and Z. Fan: On the solidification microstructure of Mg–30Zn–2.5Y metal–intermetallic alloy, Intermetallics, 2006,v14, p596-602

2005-2000

  1. M. Milosavljevic, G. Shao, M.A. Lourenco, R.M. Gwilliam, K.P. Homewood, S.P. Edwards, R. Valizadeh and J.S. Colligon:  Transition from amorphous to crystalline beta phase in co-sputtered FeSi2 films as a function of temperature;  Journal of Applied Physics 98, 2005.

  2. G.M. Scamans and Z. Fan:  Twin Roll Rheocasting of Aluminium Alloys, Light Metal Age, vol 63 no. 6 (2005)
     
  3. G.M. Scamans and Z. Fan:  Rheoforming of Novel Aluminium and Magnesium Alloys, Aluminium Inter. Today (2005)
     
  4. G.M. Scamans and Z. Fan: Rheo-diecasting Low Cost Automotive Components, Cast Metal & Diecasting Times, vol 7 no 4 (2005) September.
     
  5. Yuqin Liu, Ma Qian and Z. Fan: Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of a Rheo-Diecast Mg-10Zn-4.5 Al Alloy, Mater Trans 46 No. 10 (2005), 2221-2228.
     
  6. Z. Fan: Development of the rheo-diecasting process for magnesium alloys, Mat. Sci. Eng A 413-414, (2005), 72-78.
     
  7. Z. Fan, G. Liu and M. Hitchcock: Solidification behaviour under intensive forced convection, Mat. Sci. Eng. A. 413-414 (2005), 229-235.
     
  8. Z. Fan, S. Ji, G. Liu:  Development of the Rheo-Diecasting Process for Mg-Alloys;  Materials Science Forum Vols. 488-489, 2005, p 405-412.

  9. Z. Fan, G. Liu:  Solidification behaviour of AZ91D Mg-alloy under intensive forced convection in the RDC process, Acta Mater. 53, Issue 16 (2005), 4345-4357.
     
  10. S. Ji, Z. Zhen and Z. Fan:  The Effects of Rheo-diecasting process on the microstructure and mechanical properties of AM50 magnesium alloy, Mater. Sci. Tech. 21, Issue 9 (2005), 1019-1024.
     
  11. Z. Fan: Rheo-diecasting of Al-alloys. Materials Science Forum, Beijing, 2004.
     
  12. Z. Fan, S. Ji and X. Fang:Rheo-diecasting of Al-alloys and components, Proc. 8th Inter. Conf. Semisolid metal processing, 2004.
     
  13. Z. Fan, S. Ji, G. Liu and E. Zhang: Development of rheo-diecasting process for Mg-alloys and their components, Proc. 8th Inter. Conf. Semisolid metal processing, 2004.
     
  14. H. Tang, V.A.O. Anjorin, A.J. Morgan, L.C. Wrobel, I.E. Barton , Z. Fan: Numerical and experimental investigation of morphology of expansion cloud by a powder jet flow?, Fire Safety Journal, accepted, 2004. (0.421)
     
  15. H. Tang, L.C. Wrobel and Z. Fan: Hydrodynamic analysis of binary immiscible Metallurgical flow in a novel mixing process - rheomixing, Appl. Phys. A: Mat. Sci. Process., (2005), p 549-559  (2.231) 
     
  16. H. Tang, L.C. Wrobel and Z. Fan: Tracking immiscible interfaces in multiple-material mixing processes, Compu. Mat. Sci., 29 (2004), 103-118. (0.856)
     
  17. Y.Q. Liu, A. Das and Z. Fan: Mg-alloys designed for the rheo-diecasting process, Mat. Sci. Tech., (2004), 35-41.  (0.686)
     
  18. A. Das and Z. Fan: Semisolid processing of metallic alloys, (Book chapter in 'The deformation and processing of structural materials' Edited by Z Xiao Guo, Queen Mary University, UK) ISBN 1 85573 738 8 Woodhead Publishing, May 2005.
     
  19. A. Das and Z. Fan: A Monte Carlo simulation of solidification structure formation under melt shearing, Mat. Sci. Eng. A, 365 (2003), 330-335. (0.943)
     
  20. H. Tang, L.C. Wrobel, Z. Fan: Numerical evaluation of immiscible metallic Zn-Pb binary alloys in shear-induced flow, Mat. Sci. Eng. A, 365 (2003), 325-329. (1.107)
     
  21. A. Das and Z. Fan: Morphological development of solidification structures under forced fluid flow: experimental observation, Mat. Sci. Tech., 19 (2003) 573-580. (0.686)
     
  22. X. Fang, Z. Fan, B. Ralph, P. Evans and R. Underhill: The relationships between tensile properties and hole expansion property of C-Mn steels, J. Mater. Sci., 38 (2003), 3877-3882. (0.786)
     
  23. H. Tang, L.C. Wrobel and Z. Fan: Fluid flow aspects of twin-screw extruder process: numerical simulations of TSE rheomixing, Model. Simul. Mat. Sci. Eng., 11 (2003), 771-790. (1.13)
     
  24. X. Fang, Z. Fan, B. Ralph, P. Evans and R. Underhill: Effects of Tempering Temperature on Tensile and Hole Expansion Properties of a C-Mn Steel, J. Mater. Proc. Tech., 132 (2003), 215-218. (0.196)
     
  25. I. P. Akagwu and Z. Fan:Liquid state oxidation of aluminium, 2nd Materials Research Conference for Young Researchers, 17-18th February 2003, IOM3, London. Winner of the Best Research Paper Award.
     
  26. I. P. Akagwu, R. Brooks, P. N. Quested, Z. Fan and B. Ralph:Environmental reaction of liquid aluminium, Proceedings of the Engineering Doctorate in Environmental Technology, 10th Anniversary Conference, Brunel University, edited by Ross Pearmine and Jon Atkinson, 2003, pp. 169-179. ISBN 1-902316-31-2
     
  27. Z. Fan: Semi-solid metal processing, Inter. Mater. Rev., 47 (2002), 49-85. (1.789, 8)
     
  28. A. Das, S. Ji and Z. Fan: Morphological Development of Solidification Structures Under Forced Fluid Flow: A Monte Carlo Simulation, Acta Materialia, 50 (2002), 4571-4585. (1.953)
     
  29. S. Ji, Z. Fan: Solidification behaviour of Sn-15Pb alloy under high shear rate and high intensity of turbulence, Met. Mater. Trans. 33A (2002), 3511-3520. (1.061, 1)
     
  30. J.Y. Chen and Z. Fan: Modelling of the rheological behaviour of semisolid slurries, Part I: The theory, Mat. Sci. Tech., 18 (2002), 237-242. (0.686, 5)
     
  31. Z. Fan and J.Y. Chen: Modelling of the rheological behaviour of semisolid slurries, Part II: The steady state behaviour, Mat. Sci. Tech., 18 (2002), 243-249. (0.686, 3)
     
  32. J.Y. Chen and Z. Fan: Modelling of the rheological behaviour of semisolid slurries, Part III: The transient state behaviour, Mat. Sci. Tech., 18 (2002), 250-257. (0.686, 2)
     
  33. Z. Fan and J.Y. Chen: Modelling of the rheological behaviour of semisolid slurries, Part IV: The effect of particle morphology, Mat. Sci. Tech., 18 (2002), 258-267. (0.686, 2)
     
  34. S. Ji, A Das and Z. Fan: Solidification Behaviour of the Remnant Liquid in the Sheared Semisolid Slurry of Sn-15 wt.% Pb Alloy, Scripta Mater. 46 (2002), 205-210. (0.955)
     
  35. X. Fang, Z. Fan, B. Ralph, P. Evans and R. Underhill: Effect of temper rolling on tensile properties of C-Mn steels, Mat. Sci. Tech., 18 (2002), 285-288. (0.686)
     
  36. Y.Q. Liu and Z. Fan: Application of Thermodynamic calculations to the Aluminium alloy design for semi-solid metal processing, Materials Science Forum, vols. 396-402 (2002), pp. 717-722. (0.981)
     
  37. H.X. Peng, Z. Fan, D.S. Muhder and J.R.G. Evans: Microstructures and mechanical properties of engineered short fibre reinforced aluminium matrix composites, Mat. Sci. Eng. A335 (2002), 207-216. (0.943, 1)
     
  38. S. Ji, K.A. Roberts and Z. Fan: Effects of shot peening on fatigue performance of ductile iron castings, Mater. Sci. Tech., 18 (2002) 193-197. (0.686)
     
  39. X. Fang, Z. Fan, B. Ralph, P. Evans and R. Underhill: The influence of accelerated cooling on the microstructures and mechanical properties of C-Mn Steels, Mater. Sci. Tech., 18 (2002) 47-53. (0.686)
     
  40. I.P. Akagwu, R. Brooks, P.N. Quested, Z. Fan: Thermo-physical property data relevant to materials processing for automotive applications, Proceedings of the 2002 Conference for the Engineering Doctorate in Environmental Technology, edited by Wallen A. and Wood J, 2002, pp 185-194. ISBN 1852 372 397.
     
  41. Z. Fan and J.Y. Chen: A microstructural approach to the rheology of semisolid metal slurries, Proc. 7th Inter. Conf. Semisolid Metal Processing, Tsukuba, Japan, 24-28 Sept. 2002, eds, Y. Tsutsui, M. Kiuchi and K. Ichikawa, pp. 479-484.
     
  42. J.Y. Chen, Z. Fan and L.P. Ju: Rheological characteristics of Al-6.5wt%Si semisolid slurries, Proc. 7th Inter. Conf. Semisolid Metal Processing, Tsukuba, Japan, 24-28 Sept. 2002, eds, Y. Tsutsui, M. Kiuchi and K. Ichikawa, pp. 485-490.
     
  43. A. Das and Z. Fan: Non-dendritic structural evolution in stirred Sn-15Pb alloy melts, Proc. 7th Inter. Conf. Semisolid Metal Processing, Tsukuba, Japan, 24-28 Sept. 2002, eds, Y. Tsutsui, M. Kiuchi and K. Ichikawa, pp.449-454.
     
  44. Y.Q. Liu, J.B. Patel and Z. Fan: Thermodynamic approach to Al-alloy design for semisolid metal processing, Proc. 7th Inter. Conf. Semisolid Metal Processing, Tsukuba, Japan, 24-28 Sept. 2002, eds, Y. Tsutsui, M. Kiuchi and K. Ichikawa, pp.599-604.
     
  45. Y.Q. Liu and Z. Fan: Magnesium alloy selections for Semisolid Metal processing, Proc. 7th Inter. Conf. Semisolid Metal Processing, Tsukuba, Japan, 24-28 Sept. 2002, eds, Y. Tsutsui, M. Kiuchi and K. Ichikawa, pp.587-592.
     
  46. Z. Fan: Twin-screw rheoforming technologies for Semisolid Metal processing Magnesium alloys, Proc. 7th Inter. Conf. Semisolid Metal Processing, Tsukuba, Japan, 24-28 Sept. 2002, eds, Y. Tsutsui, M. Kiuchi and K. Ichikawa, pp. 671-676.
     
  47. K.A. Roberts, X. Fang, S. Ji and Z. Fan: Development of twin-screw rheo-extrusion process, Proc. 7th Inter. Conf. Semisolid Metal Processing, Tsukuba, Japan, 24-28 Sept. 2002, eds, Y. Tsutsui, M. Kiuchi and K. Ichikawa, pp. 677-682.
     
  48. S. Ji, Z. Fan, G. Liu and S.H. Song: Twin-screw rheomoulding of AZ91D alloy, Proc. 7th Inter. Conf. Semisolid Metal Processing, Tsukuba, Japan, 24-28 Sept. 2002, eds, Y. Tsutsui, M. Kiuchi and K. Ichikawa, pp. 683-688.
     
  49. A. Das, S. Ji and Z. Fan: Solidification microstructures obtained by a novel twin-screw liquidus casting method, Proc. 7th Inter. Conf. Semisolid Metal Processing, Tsukuba, Japan, 24-28 Sept. 2002, eds, Y. Tsutsui, M. Kiuchi and K. Ichikawa, pp. 689-694.
     
  50. X. Fang, Z. Fan, S. Ji and Y. Hu: Processing of immiscible alloys by a rheomixing process, Proc. 7th Inter. Conf. Semisolid Metal Processing, Tsukuba, Japan, 24-28 Sept. 2002, eds, Y. Tsutsui, M. Kiuchi and K. Ichikawa, pp. 695-700.
     
  51. S. Ji, Z. Fan and M.J. Bevis: Semi-solid processing of engineering alloys by a twin-screw rheomoulding process, Mat. Sci. Eng. A299 (2001), 210-217. (0.943, 10)
     
  52. D.E. Aldrich and Z. Fan: Microstructural characterisation of interpenetrating nickel/alumina composites, Mater. Charact., 47 (2001), 167-173. (0.351, 1)
     
  53. H.X. Peng, Z. Fan and J.R.G. Evans: A novel MMC microstructure with tailored distribution
    of the reinforcing phase
    , J. Microscopy, 201 (2001), 333-338. (1.177, 2)
     
  54. Z. Zhou, H.X. Peng, Z. Fan and P.D.X Li: HRTEM observation of Al/Al2O3 interface in a squeeze cast 60623Al/Al2O3 MMC, J. Microscopy, 201 (2001), pp1-10. (1.177)
     
  55. H.X. Peng, Z. Fan and J.R.G. Evans: Cellular arrays of alumina fibres, J. Mat. Sci., 36 (2001), 1007-1013. (0.786, 3)
     
  56. H.X. Peng, Z. Fan and J.R.G. Evans: Bi-continuous metal-ceramic composites, Mat. Sci. Eng., A303 (2001), 37-45. (0.943, 7)
     
  57. M. Yan and Z. Fan: Durability of materials in molten aluminium, J. Mat Sci., 36 (2001), 285-295. (0.786)
     
  58. S. Ji and Z. Fan: Improving the roundness of foundry sands with artificial processing, Inter J. Cast Metal Res., 14 (2001), 37-42. (0.686)
     
  59. J. Zhang, Z. Fan, Y.Q. Wang and B.L. Zhou: Equilibrium pseudo-binary Al-Mg2Si phase diagram, Mat. Sci. Tech., 17 (2001), 494-496. (0.686)
     
  60. R.S. Qin and Z. Fan: Fractal theory study on morphological dependence of viscosity of semisolid slurries, Mat. Sci. Tech., 17 (2001), 1149-1152. (0.686, 3)
     
  61. Z. Fan, S. Ji and J. Zhang: Processing of immiscible metallic alloys by rheomixing process, Mat. Sci. Tech., 17 (2001), 837-842. (0.686, 1)
     
  62. H.X Peng and Z. Fan: Immiscible systems prepared by squeeze casting of engineered metallic foams, J. Mat. Sci. Lett., 20 (2001), 1769. (0.474)
     
  63. S. Ji, L. Wan, Z. Fan: The chemical characteristics and leachability of spent foundry sands. Air, Water and Soil Pollution, 2001:1-18.
     
  64. Z. Fan, S. Ji, and M.J. Bevis: Semisolid Processing of Engineering Alloys by Twin-Screw Rheomoulding Process, Inter. J. Forming Processes, 4 (2001), issue 3-4.
     
  65. A. Das and Z. Fan: On the morphological development of solidification structures under forced fluid flow, in Proc. Inter. Conf. On Advances in Materials and Materials Processing, Kharagpur, India, Feb. 1-3 2002, Published by McGraw Hill
     
  66. J. Zhang, Z. Fan, Y.Q. Wang and B.L. Zhou: Hypereutectic aluminium alloy tubes with graded distribution of Mg2Si particles prepared by centrifugal casting, Materials and Design, 21 (2000), 149-153.
     
  67. J. Zhang, Z. Fan, Y.Q. Wang and B.L. Zhou: Microstructural development of Al-15wt%Mg2Si in situ composite with mischmetal addition, Mat. Sci. Eng., A281 (2000), 104-122. (0.943, 4)
     
  68. M. Yan and Z. Fan: Investigation of the interaction between H21 steels and molten Al-alloys, J. Mat. Sci., 35 (2000), 1661-1667. (0.786, 2)
     
  69. H.X. Peng, Z. Fan, J.R.G. Evans and J.J.C. Busfield: Microstructure of ceramic forms, J. Europ. Ceramic Soc., 20 (2000), 807-813. (0.921, 16)
     
  70. J. Zhang, Z. Fan, Y.Q. Wang and B.L. Zhou: Microstructural evolution of the in situ Al-Mg2Si composite with extra Si addition, Scripta Mater., 42 (2000), 1101-1106. (0.955, 1)
     
  71. H.X. Peng, Z. Fan and J.R.G. Evans: Novel MMC microstructure prepared by infiltration of reticulate ceramic foams, Mat. Sci. Tech., 16 (2000), 903-907. (0.686, 3)
     
  72. Z. Zhou, H.X. Peng, Z. Fan and D.X. Li: MMCs with a controlled non-uniform distribution of submicron Al2O3 particles in a 6061 Al matrix, Mat. Sci. Tech., 16 (2000), 908-912. (0.686, 3)
     
  73. H.X. Peng, Z. Fan and D.Z. Wang: In situ Al2O3/Al3Ti composite: synthesis, microstructures and properties, J. Mater. Res., 15 (2000), 1943-1949. (1.574)
     
  74. D.E. Aldrich, Z. Fan and P. Mummery: Processing, microstructure and physical properties of interpenetrating Al2O3/Ni composites, Mat. Sci. Tech., 16 (2000), 747-752. (0.686, 1)
     
  75. J. Zhang, Z. Fan, Y.Q. Wang and B.L. Zhou: Development of in situ Al Mg2Si composites, Mat. Sci. Tech., 16 (2000), 913-918. (0.686)
     
  76. J. Zhang, Z. Fan, Y.Q. Wang and B.L. Zhou: Effect of cooling rate on microstructure of hypereutectic Al-Mg2Si alloys, J. Mater. Sci. Lett., 19 (2000), 1825-1828. (0.474)
     
  77. S. Ji, Z. Fan, L. Wan and J. Zhang: Moulding characteristics of sand mixture with particle vacuum suction techniques, Inter J. Cast Metals Res., 13 (2000), 161-166.
     
  78. H.X. Peng, Z. Fan and J.R.G. Evans: Factors affecting the microstructure of fine ceramic foams, Ceramic Inter., 26 (2000), 887-895. (0.325, 7)
     
  79. I.P. Akagwu, R. Brooks, P.N. Quested, Z. Fan: Immiscible alloys for automotive applications, Proceedings of the Engineering Doctorate in Environmental Technology, Annual Conference, edited by Abigail Oxley-Green, Isabelle Delay and Rebecca Broadhead, 2000, pp. 113-122. ISBN 185 237 2281.
     
  80. Z. Fan, S. Ji and M.J. Bevis: Twin-screw rheomoulding --- a new semi-solid processing technology, 6th Inter Conf on semi-solid processing of alloys and composites, Turin, Italy, 27-29 Sept 2000, pp61-66.
     
  81. R.S. Qin and Z. Fan: Theoretical study on the evolution of grain morphology under high shear rate, 6th Inter Conf on semi-solid processing of alloys and composites, Turin, Italy, 27-29 Sept 2000, pp819-824.
     
  82. S. Ji and Z. Fan: Microstructural evolution of Sn-15Pb alloy under high shear rate and high intensity of turbulence, 6th Inter Conf on semi-solid processing of alloys and composites, Turin, Italy, 27-29 Sept 2000, pp723-728.

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