2008

Publications sorted by year

Mechanics vs. Energy/Environment related Materials and Systems

  1. Guoxin Cao^, Yu Qiao, Qulan Zhou^ and Xi Chen*, Water Infiltration Behaviors in Carbon Nanotubes under Static and Dynamic Loading Conditions, Molecular Simulation, invited paper, 2008, 34: 1267-1274.
  2. Na Li^, Qulan Zhou^, Xi Chen*, Tongmo Xu, Shien Hui and Di Zhang, Liquid Drop Impact on Solid Surface with Application to Water Drop Erosion on Turbine Blades, Part I: Nonlinear wave model and solution of one-dimensional impact, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 2008, 50: 1526-1542.
  3. Qulan Zhou^, Na Li^, Xi Chen*, Tongmo Xu, Shien Hui and Di Zhang, Liquid Drop Impact on Solid Surface with Application to Water Drop Erosion on Turbine Blades, Part II: Axisymmetric solution and erosion analysis, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 2008, 50: 1543-1558.
  4. Aijie Han, Weiyi Lu, Venkata K. Punyamurtula, Xi Chen, Falgun B. Surani, Taewan Kim, and Yu Qiao, Effective viscosity of glycerin in a nanoporous silica gel. Journal of Applied Physics, 2008, 104: 124908.
  5. Aijie Han, Weiyi Lu, Taewan Kim, Xi Chen, Yu Qiao, Influence of Anions on Liquid Infiltration and Defiltration in a Zeolite Y, Physical Review E, 2008, 78: 031408.
  6. Xi Chen, Guoxin Cao^, Aijie Han, Venkata K. Punyamurtula, Ling Liu^, Patricia J. Culligan, Taewan Kim and Yu Qiao, Nanoscale Fluid Transport: Size and Rate Effects. Nano Letters, 2008, 8: 2988-2992.
  7. Aijie Han, Xi Chen and Yu Qiao, Effects of Addition of Electrolyte on Liquid Infiltration in a Hydrophobic Nanoporous Silica Gel, Langmuir, 2008, 24: 7044-7047.
  8. Guoxin Cao^, Yu Qiao, Qulan Zhou^ and Xi Chen*, Infiltration Behavior of Water in a Carbon Nanotube under External Pressure, Philosophical Magazine Letters, 2008, 88: 371-378.
  9. Qulan Zhou^, Na Li^, Xi Chen, Akio Yonezu, Tongmo Xu and Shien Hui, Water Drop Erosion on Turbine Blades: Numerical Framework and Applications. Materials Transactions, 2008, 49: 1606-1615.
  10. Ling Liu^, Yu Qiao and Xi Chen*, Pressure-Driven Water Infiltration into Carbon Nanotube: The Effect of Applied Charges, Applied Physics Letters, 2008, 92: 101927. This paper is also included in the Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology, 2008, Vol. 15. This paper is also included in the Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research, 2008, Vol. 15.

Mechanobiology

  1. Yuye Tang^, Jejoong Yoo, Arun Yethiraj, Qiang Cui and Xi Chen*, Mechanosensitive Channels: Insights from Continuum-Based Simulations, Cell Biochemistry and Biophysics, invited review paper, 2008, 52: 1-18. This is a top 10 article in mechanotransduction by BioMedLib.
  2. Jie Yin^, Chaorong Li, Zexian Cao, Izhak Sheinman and Xi Chen*, Stress-Driven Buckling Patterns in Spheroidal Core/Shell Structures, Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences USA, 2008, 105: 19132-19135. The work is reported by Nature as a featured story. The work was also reported as a headline news of Chinese Academy of Sciences on 12/04/2008, as well as a headline news of the website of Chinese Science News. The work was also highlighted by National Science Foundation, and LiveScience, A Research in Action.
  3. Xi Chen*, Qiang Cui, Yuye Tang^, Jejoong Yoo and Arun Yethiraj, Gating mechanisms of the mechanosensitive channels of large conductance, Part I: A Continuum Mechanics-Based Hierarchical Framework (Cover Article), Biophysical Journal, 2008, 95: 563-580. Selected by Faculty 1000 of Biology (August 2008) as “one of the most interesting papers in biology”. This is a top 10 article in mechanotransduction by BioMedLib.
  4. Yuye Tang^, Jejoong Yoo, Arun Yethiraj, Qiang Cui and Xi Chen*, Gating mechanisms of the mechanosensitive channels of large conductance, Part II: Systematic Study of Conformational Transitions (Cover Article), Biophysical Journal, 2008, 95: 581-596. This is a top 10 article in mechanotransduction by BioMedLib.
  5. Chaorong Li, Zexian Cao and Xi Chen, Transition Behavior of Buckling Modes on a Sphere, Physics, 2008, 37: 215-219.
  6. Guoxin Cao^, Xi Chen*, Chaorong Li, Ailing Ji and Zexian Cao, Self-Assembled Triangular and Labyrinth Buckling Patterns of Thin Films on Spherical Substrates. Physical Review Letters, 2008, 100: 036102. This paper is also included in the Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology, 2008, Vol. 15. This work is reported as the headline news on the webpage of Chinese Academy of Sciences in January 2008.

Nanoindentation and Impact/Contact Mechanics

  1. Yong X. Gan, Xi Chen and Manhong Zhao^, Numerical and Experimental Studies of Indentation with Large Penetration Depth, Journal of the Mechanics and Materials of Structures, 2008, 3: 1429-1445.
  2. Yuye Tang^, Akio Yonezu, Nagahisa Ogasawara^, Norimasa Chiba and Xi Chen*, On Radial Crack and Half-Penny Crack Induced by Vickers Indentation. Proceedings of the Royal Society London A, 2008, 464: 2967-2984.
  3. Akio Yonezu, Ling Liu^ and Xi Chen*, Analysis on Spiral Crack in Diamond Like Carbon Film subjected to Contact Loading. Materials Science and Engineering A, 2008, 496: 67-76.
  4. Manhong Zhao^, Yong Xiang, Jessica Xu, Nagahisa Ogasawara^, Norimasa Chiba and Xi Chen*, Determining mechanical properties of thin films from the loading curve of nanoindentation testing. Thin Solid Films, 2008, 516: 7571-7580.
  5. Yanping Cao, Zhenyu Xue, Xi Chen* and Dierk Rabbe, Correlation between the flow stress and nominal micro-indentation hardness of soft metals, Scripta Materialia, 2008, 59: 518-521.
  6. Nagahisa Ogasawara^, Norimasa Chiba and Xi Chen*, Analysis of Microindentation Unloading Curves based on Representative Strain Approach with Closed-Form Applications, Journal of Solid Mechanics and Materials Engineering, 2008, 2: 604-615.
  7. Constantin Anghel, Nagahisa Ogasawara^, Norimasa Chiba and Xi Chen, Plastic Properties Identification of Thin Film Utilizing Substrate Effect with Conical Indentation. Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers Series B, 2008, 74: 499-505.
  8. Nagahisa Ogasawara^, Manhong Zhao^, Norimasa Chiba and Xi Chen*, Comments on “Extracting the plastic properties of metal materials from microindentation tests: Experimental comparison of recently published methods”: The correct ways of analyzing experimental data and reverse analysis of indentation tests, Journal of Materials Research, 2008, 23: 598-608.
  9. 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.

Nanomechanics/Micromechanics

  1. Ling Liu^ and Xi Chen*, Controlled Crack Arrest in Brittle Thin Films: The Effect of Embedded Voids, Acta Materialia, 2008, 56: 6214-6223.
  2. Weixu Zhang^, Tiejun Wang and Xi Chen*, Effect of Surface Stress on the Asymmetric Yield Strength of Nanowires. Journal of Applied Physics, 2008, 103: 123527.
  3. Ling Liu^, Guoxin Cao^ and Xi Chen*, Mechanisms of nanoindentation on multi-walled carbon nanotubes and nanotube cluster. Journal of Nanomaterials, invited paper, 2008, 2008: 271763.
  4. Ling Liu^, Manhong Zhao^, Qulan Zhou^ and Xi Chen*, Measuring elastic property of single-walled carbon nanotube from nanoindentation: a theoretical framework. Mechanics Research Communications, 2008, 35: 256-267.
  5. Xi Chen* and Yonggang Huang, Review: Nanomechanics Modeling and Simulation of Carbon Nanotubes, ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, invited review paper, 2008, 134: 211-216.
  6. Guoxin Cao^ and Xi Chen*, The Size Dependence and Orientation Dependence of Elastic Properties of ZnO Nanofilms. International Journal of Solids and Structures, invited paper, 2008, 45: 1730-1753. Due to publisher’s error, this paper is also appeared as “Reprint of “Size dependence and orientation dependence of elastic properties of ZnO nanofilms” [In. J. Solids Struct. 45 (2008) 1730–1753]” in the desired special issue, International Journal of Solids and Structures, 2008, 45: 3821-3844.
  7. Guoxin Cao^ and Xi Chen*, The size effect of nanoindentation on ZnO nanofilms, Journal of Applied Physics, 2007, 102: 123513. This paper is also included in the Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology, 2008, Vol. 15.
  8. Xi Chen, Yuye Tang^, Ling Liu^, Manhong Zhao^, Venkata K. Punyamurtula, Jin Chen, Aijie Han, Yu Qiao, On High-Frequency Vibration of a Conformal Structure, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers: Part G, 2008, 222: 569-574.

Book Chapters

  1. Xi Chen*, Computational modeling of indentation, in Nanoindentation of biological materials, Eds. M. Oyen, 2008. World Scientific Press.
  2. Xi Chen* and Qiang Cui, Trends in Computational Nanomechanics: Transcending Time and Space, in Challenges and Advances in Computational Chemistry and Physics, Eds. T. Dumitrica, 2008. Springer.
  3. Qiang Cui and Xi Chen, Functional Motions in Biomolecules: Insights from Computational Models at Multiple Scales, in Computational Structural Biology, Eds. T. Schwede, M. Peitsch, 253-298, 2008. World Scientific Press.

 

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