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Professor Zhongyun Fan

Professor Zhongyun Fan
Director - BCAST - (Professor)

Gardiner Building 102

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Fang, CM. and Fan, Z. (2020) 'Atomic Ordering at the Liquid-Al/MgAl2O4 Interfaces from Ab Initio Molecular Dynamics Simulations'. Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 51 (12). pp. 6318 - 6326. ISSN: 1073-5623 Open Access Link

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Balart, MJ., Patel, JB. and Fan, Z. (2016) 'Melt protection of Mg-Al based alloys'. Metals, 6 (6). pp. 131 - 131. ISSN: 2075-4701 Open Access Link

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Jones, S., Prasada Rao, AK. and Fan, Z. (2013) 'Melt Conditioned Direct Chill (MC-DC) Casting of Al Alloys'. Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals, 66 (2). pp. 117 - 121. ISSN: 0972-2815

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Ji, S., Yang, W., Jiang, B., Patel, JB. and Fan, Z. (2013) 'Weibull statistical analysis of the effect of melt conditioning on the mechanical properties of AM60 alloy'. Materials Science and Engineering A, 566. pp. 119 - 125. ISSN: 0921-5093

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Babu, NH., Fan, Z. and Eskin, DG. (2013) 'Application of external fields to technology of metal-matrix composite materials'.TMS 2013 Annual Meeting. Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio, Texas. 3 - 7 March. TMS/Wiley. pp. 1037 - 1044.

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Fan, Z. (2013) 'An epitaxial model for heterogeneous nucleation on potent substrates'. Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A: Physical Metallurgy and Materials Science, 44 (3). pp. 1409 - 1418. ISSN: 1073-5623 Open Access Link

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Ji, S., Yang, W., Gao, F., Watson, D. and Fan, Z. (2013) 'Effect of iron on the microstructure and mechanical property of Al-Mg-Si-Mn and Al-Mg-Si diecast alloys'. Materials Science and Engineering A, 564. pp. 130 - 139. ISSN: 0921-5093 Open Access Link

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Zuo, YB., Jiang, B., Zhang, YJ. and Fan, Z. (2013) 'Degassing LM25 aluminium alloy by novel degassing technology with intensive melt shearing'. International Journal of Cast Metals Research, 26 (1). pp. 16 - 21. ISSN: 1364-0461

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Jones, S., Prasada Rao, AK. and Fan, Z. (2013) 'Melt conditioned direct chill (MC-DC) casting of Al alloys'. Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals, 66 (2). pp. 117 - 121. ISSN: 0972-2815

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Zuo, YB., Fan, Z., Zhu, QF., Lei, L. and Cui, JZ. (2013) 'Modification of a hypereutectic aluminium silicon alloy under the influence of intensive melt shearing'. Material Science Forum, 765. pp. 140 - 144. ISSN: 0255-5476

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Xia, M., Prasada Rao, AK. and Fan, Z. (2013) 'Solidification mechanisms in melt conditioned direct chill (MC-DC) cast AZ31 billets'. Materials Science Forum, 765. pp. 291 - 295. ISSN: 0255-5476

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Peng, G., Wang, Y. and Fan, Z. (2013) 'Effect of intensive melt shearing and Zr content on grain refinement of Mg-0.5Ca-xZr alloys'. Materials Science Forum, 765. pp. 336 - 340. ISSN: 0255-5476

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Ji, S., Wang, Y., Watson, D. and Fan, Z. (2013) 'Microstructural Evolution and Solidification Behavior of Al-Mg-Si Alloy in High-Pressure Die Casting'. Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A: Physical Metallurgy and Materials Science. pp. 1 - 13. ISSN: 1073-5623

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Wang, Y., Li, H-T., Fan, Z. and Scamans, G. (2013) 'Characterisation of oxide films in Al-Mg alloy melts materials'. Materials Science Forum, 765. pp. 220 - 224. ISSN: 0255-5476

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Li, H-T., Scamans, G. and Fan, Z. (2013) 'Refinement of the microstructure of an Al-Mg2Si hypereutectic alloy by intensive melt shearing'. Materials Science Forum, 765. pp. 97 - 101. ISSN: 0255-5476

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Cassinath, Z., Xia, M., Huang, Y. and Fan, Z. (2013) 'Process optimization and microstructure control for twin screw rheo-extrusion of an AZ91D magnesium alloy'. Materials Science Forum, 765. pp. 439 - 443. ISSN: 0255-5476

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Ji, S., Watson, D., Wang, Y., White, M. and Fan, Z. (2013) 'Effect of Ti addition on mechanical properties of high pressure die cast Al-Mg-Si alloys'. Materials Science Forum, 765. pp. 23 - 27. ISSN: 0255-5476

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Xue, X., Wang, Y., Stone, I. and Fan, Z. (2013) '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, 765. pp. 756 - 760. ISSN: 0255-5476

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Ji, S., Wang, Y., Watson, D. and Fan, Z. (2013) 'Microstructural evolution and solidification behavior of Al-Mg-Si alloy in high-pressure die casting'. Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A: Physical Metallurgy and Materials Science, 44 (7). pp. 3185 - 3197. ISSN: 1073-5623 Open Access Link

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Al-Helal, K., Wang, Y., Stone, I. and Fan, Z. (2013) 'Effect of Ca level on the formation of silicon phases during solidification of hypereutectic Al-Si alloys'. Materials Science Forum, 765. pp. 117 - 122. ISSN: 0255-5476

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Das, S., Ji, S., El Fakir, O., Wang, L., Dear, J., Lin, J., et al. (2013) 'Melt conditioned twin roll casting (MC-TRC) of thin Mg-alloy strips for direct stamping of Mg components'. Materials Science Forum, 765. pp. 170 - 174. ISSN: 0255-5476

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Ji, S., Jiang, B., Yang, W. and Fan, Z. (2013) 'Melt quenched high pressure die casting (MQ-HPDC) of an A356 alloy'. Materials Science Forum, 765. pp. 195 - 199. ISSN: 0255-5476

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Yan, F., Ji, S. and Fan, Z. (2013) 'Effect of excess Mg on the microstructure and mechanical properties of Al-Mg2Si high pressure die casting alloys'. Materials Science Forum, 765. pp. 64 - 68. ISSN: 0255-5476

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Ji, S. and Fan, Z. (2012) 'Extruded microstructure of Zn-5 wt-%Al eutectic alloy processed by twin screw extrusion'. Materials Science and Technology (United Kingdom), 28 (11). pp. 1287 - 1294. ISSN: 0267-0836

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Ji, S., Watson, D., Fan, Z. and White, M. (2012) 'Development of a super ductile diecast Al-Mg-Si alloy'. Materials Science and Engineering A, 556. pp. 824 - 833. ISSN: 0921-5093 Open Access Link

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XIA, M., Huang, Y., Cassinath, Z. and Fan, Z. (2012) 'Rheo-extrusion of AZ91D'.the 12th International Conference on Semi-Solid Processing of Alloys and Composites. Cape Town, South Africa. 8 - 11 October. ttp. pp. 470 - 475. ISSN: 1012-0394

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Yang, LQ., Xu, J., Liu, GJ. and Fan, Z. (2012) '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). pp. 91 - 95. ISSN: 1009-6264

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Patel, JB., Prasada Rao, AK., Jiang, B., Zuo, YB. and Fan, Z. (2012) '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. Vancouver, Canada. 8 - 12 July. [unpublished]

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Stone, I., Bayandorian, I., Huang, Y. and Fan, Z. (2012) 'Solidification mechanisms in melt conditioned twin roll casting of Mg alloys'.9th International Conference on Magnesium Alloys and their Applications (Mg2012). Vancouver, BC, Canada. 8 - 12 July.

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Jones, S., Prasada Rao, AK., Patel, JB., Scamans, GM. and Fan, Z. (2012) 'Microstructural evolution in intensively melt sheared direct chill cast Al-alloys'.13th International Conference of Aluminium Alloys (ICAA13). Pittsburgh. 3 - 7 June. Wiley. pp. 91 - 96.

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Scamans, G., Li, H-T. and Fan, Z. (2012) 'Melt conditioned casting of aluminum alloys'.13th International Conference on Aluminium Alloys (ICAA13). Carnegie Mellon Univ, Pittsburgh, PA. 3 - 7 June. Wiley. pp. 1395 - 1400.

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Pawar, S., Zhou, X., Thompson, GE., Robson, JD., Bayandorian, I., Scamans, G. and et al. (2012) 'Influence of lead on the microstructure and corrosion behavior of melt-conditioned, twin-roll-cast AZ91D magnesium alloy'. Corrosion, 68 (6). pp. 548 - 556. ISSN: 0010-9312

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Bayandorian, I., Huang, Y., Fan, Z., Pawar, S., Zhou, X. and Thompson, GE. (2012) 'The impact of melt-conditioned twin-roll casting on the downstream processing of an AZ31 magnesium alloy'. Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A: Physical Metallurgy and Materials Science, 43 (3). pp. 1035 - 1047. ISSN: 1073-5623 Open Access Link

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Li, HT., Wang, Y. and Fan, Z. (2012) 'Mechanisms of enhanced heterogeneous nucleation during solidification in binary Al-Mg alloys'. Acta Materialia, 60 (4). pp. 1528 - 1537. ISSN: 1359-6454 Open Access Link

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Zuo, YB., Jiang, B., Zhang, Y. and Fan, Z. (2012) 'Melt conditioned DC (MC-DC) casting of magnesium alloys'. Magnesium Technology. pp. 155 - 160. ISSN: 1545-4150

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Xia, M., Huang, Y., Cassinath, Z. and Fan, Z. (2012) 'Rheo-extrusion of AZ91D'. Solid State Phenomena, 192-193. pp. 470 - 475.

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Sundaram, K., Babu, NH., Scamans, GM., Eskin, DG. and Fan, Z. (2012) 'Solidification behaviour of an AA5754 Al alloy ingot cast with high impurity content'. International Journal of Materials Research, 103 (10). pp. 1228 - 1234.

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Bayandorian, I., Stone, I., Huang, Y. and Fan, Z. (2012) 'Twin roll casting of thin AZ31 magnesium alloy strip with uniform microstructure and chemistry'.Symposium on Magnesium Technology held during TMS Annual Meeting and Exhibition. Orlando, FL. 1 - 15 March. Springer International Publishing. pp. 135 - 140. ISSN: 1545-4150

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Wang, Y., Li, HT. and Fan, Z. (2012) 'Oxidation of aluminium alloy melts and inoculation by oxide particles'. Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals, 65 (6). pp. 653 - 661. ISSN: 0972-2815

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Al-Helal, K., Stone, IC. and Fan, Z. (2012) 'Simultaneous Primary Si Refinement and Eutectic Modification in Hypereutectic Al-Si Alloys'. Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals. pp. 1 - 5. ISSN: 0972-2815

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Wang, Y., Li, H-T. and Fan, Z. (2012) 'Oxidation of Aluminium Alloy Melts and Inoculation by Oxide Particles'. Transactions of the Indian Institute of Metals. pp. 1 - 9. ISSN: 0972-2815

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Li, H-T., Wang, Y. and Fan, Z. (2012) 'Mechanisms of enhanced heterogeneous nucleation during solidification in binary Al-Mg alloys'. Acta Materialia, 60 (4). pp. 1528 - 1537. ISSN: 1359-6454

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Liu, D., Zuo, Y., Meng, W., Chen, M. and Fan, Z. (2012) 'Fabrication of biodegradable nano-sized β-TCP/Mg composite by a novel melt shearing technology'. Materials Science and Engineering C, 32 (5). pp. 1253 - 1258. ISSN: 0928-4931

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Bayandorian, I., Fan, Z., Stone, IC., Huang, Y. and Scamans, GM. (2011) 'Advances in twin roll casting of magnesium alloys'.John Hunt International Symposium. Brunel University, UK. 12 - 14 December. Brunel University Press. pp. 319 - 333.

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Hunt, JD. and Fan, Z. (2011) 'A simple model for the nucleation and growth of equiaxed grains'.John Hunt International Symposium. Brunel University, UK. 12 - 14 December. Brunel University Press. pp. 59 - 78.

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Li, H-T., Wang, Y., Zuo, Y. and Fan, Z. (2011) 'Harnessing oxides in liquid metals and alloys'.John Hunt International Symposium. Brunel University, UK. 12 - 14 December. Brunel University Press. pp. 93 - 110.

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Kumar, S., Babu, NH., Scamans, GM. and Fan, Z. (2011) 'Microstructural evaluation of melt conditioned twin roll cast Al-Mg alloy'. Materials Science and Technology, 27 (12). pp. 1833 - 1839. ISSN: 0267-0836

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Fan, Z. and Stone, IC. (2011) 'Solidification Science and Technology'. Uxbridge: Brunel University Press. ISSN 13: 978-1-902316-99-4

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Zuo, Y., Jiang, B., Enright, P., Scamans, GM. and Fan, Z. (2011) 'Degassing of LM24 Al alloy by intensive melt shearing'. International Journal of Cast Metals Research, 24 (5). pp. 307 - 313. ISSN: 1364-0461

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Kumar, S., Hari Babu, N., Scamans, GM. and Fan, Z. (2011) 'Influence of intensive melt shearing on the microstructure and mechanical properties of an Al-Mg alloy with high added impurity content'. Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A: Physical Metallurgy and Materials Science, 42 (10). pp. 3141 - 3149. ISSN: 1073-5623 Open Access Link

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