2006

Publications sorted by year

Mechanics vs. Energy/Environment related Materials and Systems

  1. Xi Chen, Falgun B. Surani, Xinguo Kong, Venkata K. Punyamurtula, and Yu Qiao, Energy Absorption Performance of a Steel Tube Enhanced by a Nanoporous Material Functionalized Liquid, Applied Physics Letters, 2006, 89: 241918.
  2.  Xi Chen*, CMAS delamination mechanisms in EB-PVD thermal barrier coatings, Surface and Coatings Technology, 2006, 200: 3418-3427.

Mechanobiology

  1. Yuye Tang^, Guoxin Cao^, Xi Chen*, Jejoong Yoo, Arun Yethiraj and Qiang Cui, A finite element framework for studying mechanical response of macromolecules: Application to the gating of the mechanosensitive channel MscL (Cover Article), Biophysical Journal, 2006, 91: 1248-1263. The paper was also reported in the news of NCSA.

Nanoindentation and Impact/Contact Mechanics

  1. Manhong Zhao^, Xi Chen*, Nagahisa Ogasawara^, Anghel Constantin Razvan, Norimasa Chiba, Dongyun Lee and Yong X. Gan, A new sharp indentation method of measuring the elastic-plastic properties of soft and compliant materials by using the substrate effect. Journal of Materials Research, 2006, 21: 3134-3151.
  2. Manhong Zhao^, Xi Chen*, Jin Yan and Anette M. Karlsson, Determination of Uniaxial Residual Stress and Mechanical Properties by Instrumented Indentation, Acta Materialia, 2006, 54: 2823-2832.
  3. Nagahisa Ogasawara^, Norimasa Chiba and Xi Chen*, A Limit Analysis-Based Approach to Determine the Material Plastic Properties with Conical Indentation, Journal of Materials Research, 2006, 21: 947-958. Erratum: "Representative strain in indentation analysis" [J. Mater. Res. 20, 2225 (2005)] and Limit analysis-based approach to determine the material plastic properties with conical indentation" [J. Mater. Res. 21, 947 (2006)], Journal of Materials Research, 2006, 21: 2699-2700.
  4. Xi Chen*, Yong Xiang and Joost J. Vlassak, A novel technique to measure mechanical properties of porous materials by nanoindentation: with application to low-k dielectric thin films, Journal of Materials Research, 2006, 21: 715-724.
  5. Yong Xiang, Xi Chen, Joost J. Vlassak, Ting Tsui and J. I. Jang, Mechanical properties of low-k dielectric thin films measured by means of nanoindentation and the plane-strain bulge test technique, Journal of Materials Research, 2006, 21: 386-395.
  6. Manhong Zhao^, Nagahisa Ogasawara^, Norimasa Chiba and Xi Chen*, A new approach of measuring the elastic-plastic properties of bulk materials with spherical indentation. Acta Materialia, 2006, 54: 23-32. Corrigendum to: "A new approach to measure the elastic-plastic properties of bulk materials using spherical indentation" [Acta Materialia 54 (2006) 23-32], Acta Materialia, 2008, 56: 675-675.
  7. Nagahisa Ogasawara^, Norimasa Chiba and Xi Chen*, Measuring the plastic properties of bulk materials by one microindentation test. Scripta Materialia, 2006, 54: 65-76.
  8. Xi Chen*, Jin Yan and Anette M. Karlsson, On the determination of residual stress and mechanical properties by indentation, Materials Science and Engineering A, 2006, 416: 139-149.
  9. Nagahisa Ogasawara^, Norimasa Chiba and Xi Chen*, Representative strain in indentation analysis, Journal of Materials Research, 2005, 20: 2225-2234. Erratum: "Representative strain in indentation analysis" [J. Mater. Res. 20, 2225 (2005)] and Limit analysis-based approach to determine the material plastic properties with conical indentation" [J. Mater. Res. 21, 947 (2006)], Journal of Materials Research, 2006, 21: 2699-2700.

Nanomechanics/Micromechanics

  1. Guoxin Cao^, Xi Chen*, and Jeffrey W. Kysar, Numerical Analysis of the Radial Breathing Mode of Individual Armchair and Zigzag Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes under Deformation, Journal of Applied Physics, 2006, 100: 124305. This paper is also included in the Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology, 2007, Vol. 7.
  2. Guoxin Cao^ and Xi Chen*, Buckling Behaviors of the Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes and a New Targeted-Molecular Dynamics Simulation. Physical Review B, 2006, 74: 165422.
  3. Guoxin Cao^, Yuye Tang^ and Xi Chen*, Elastic properties of Carbon Nanotubes in Radial Direction (invited paper), Journal of Nanoengineering and Nanosystems, 2006, 219: 73-88.
  4. Kan Otani, Xi Chen, John W. Hutchinson and Mike Aziz, Three-Dimensional Modeling and Experimental Test of Ion Irradiation-Induced Anisotropic Stress Generation, Journal of Applied Physics, 2006, 100: 023535.
  5. Dongyun Lee, Manhong Zhao^, Xiaoding Wei, Xi Chen, S.C. Jun, Jim Hone, E.G. Herbert, Warren C. Oliver, and Jeffrey W. Kysar, Observation of plastic deformation in freestanding single crystal Au nanowires , Applied Physics Letters, 2006, 89: 111916.
  6. Guoxin Cao^ and Xi Chen*, The Effect of Displacement Increment on the Axial Compressive Buckling Behavior of Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes. Nanotechnology, 2006, 17: 3844-3855.
  7. Guoxin Cao^ and Xi Chen*, Buckling of single-walled carbon nanotubes upon bending: Molecular dynamics simulations and finite element method, Physical Review B, 2006, 73: 155435. This paper is also included in the Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology, 2006, Vol. 13.
  8. Guoxin Cao^, Xi Chen* and Jeffrey W. Kysar, Thermal vibration and apparent thermal contraction of single-walled carbon nanotubes, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 2006, 54: 1206-1236.
  9. Guoxin Cao^ and Xi Chen*, Mechanisms of Nanoindentation on Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes: The Effect of Nanotube Length, Journal of Materials Research, 2006, 21: 1048-1070.
  10. Xi Chen*, New stress intensity factor solutions of a periodic array of cracks in residual stress field, Mechanics Research Communications, 2006, 33: 425-432.
  11. Xi Chen* and Guoxin Cao^, A new structural mechanics approach of single-walled carbon nanotubes generalized from atomistic simulation, Nanotechnology, 2006, 17: 1004-1015. This paper is also included in the Carbon Nanotube Monthly, March 2006, No. 7.
  12. Guoxin Cao^, Xi Chen* and Jeffrey W. Kysar, Apparent thermal contraction of single-walled carbon nanotubes, Physical Review B, 2005, 72: 235404. This paper is also included in the Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology, 2005, Vol. 12, and Carbon Nanotube Monthly, January 2006, No. 5.
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