Publications sorted by year

Mechanics vs. Energy/Environment related Materials and Systems

  1. Feng Hao^ and Xi Chen*, First-principles study of lithium adsorption and diffusion on graphene: The effects of strain. Materials Research Express, 2015, 2: 105016.
  2. Yafei Zhang^, Na Li^, Rui Luo^, Yifeng Zhang, Qulan Zhou^, Xi Chen, Experimental study on thermal effect on infiltration mechanisms of glycerol into ZSM-5 zeolite under cyclic loadings. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 2015, 49: 025303.
  3. Yayun Zhang^, Chao Liu and Xi Chen*, Unveiling the initial pyrolytic mechanisms of cellulose by DFT study. Journal of analytical and applied pyrolysis, 2015, 113: 612-629.
  4. Yafei Zhang^, Na Li^, Duanyang Wang, Qulan Zhou^, Xi Chen, Numerical Study of Gas-Liquid Flow in Dual-Contact-Flow Absorber with One-Dimensional Two-Way Coupled Model. Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering, 2015, 93: 1556-1566.
  5. Feng Hao^, Daining Fang and Xi Chen*, The Coupling of Strain and Lithium Diffusion: A Theoretical Model Based on First-Principles Calculations. Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 2015, 162: A2266-A2270.
  6. Wei Zhi, Li Yuan^, Guodong Ji, Yangsheng Liu, Zhang Cai, Xi Chen*, A bibliometric review on carbon cycling research during 1993-2013. Environmental Earth Sciences, 2015, 74: 6065-6075.
  7. Li Yuan^, Wei Zhi, Qinglong Xie, Xi Chen*, Yangsheng Liu, Lead removal from solution by a porous ceramisite made from bentonite, metallic iron, and activated carbon. Environ. Sci.: Water Res. Technol., 2015, 1: 814-822
  8. Jun Liu^, Peng Li, Hang Xiao^, Yayun Zhang^, Xiaoyang Shi^, Xiaomeng Lu, Xi Chen*, Understanding flocculation mechanism of graphene oxide for organic dyes from water: Experimental and molecular dynamics simulation. AIP Advances, 2015, 5: 17151.
  9. Jialv Zhou, Xiaobing Deng, Yuan Yan^, Yilun Liu^, Xi Chen*, Superelasticity and reversible energy absorption of polyurethane cellular structures with sand filler. Composite Structures, 2015, 131: 966-974.
  10. Li Yuan^, Wei Zhi, Yangsheng Liu, Saikumar Karyala, Peter Vikesland, Xi Chen*, and Husen Zhang, Lead toxicity to the performance, viability, and community composition of activated sludge microorganisms. Environmental Science & Technology, 2015, 49: 824-830.
  11. Bo Sun^, Qulan Zhou^, Xi Chen, Reply of the comments on "Dynamic modeling and simulation of Shell gasifier in IGCC". Fuel Processing Technology, 2015, 138: 825.
  12. Bing Zhang, Chen Dong^, Qulan Zhou^, Xi Chen, Patricia J. Culligan, Qinxin Zhao, Tongmo Xu and Shien Hui, Experimental Study on Laminar Flame Speed of Natural Gas/Carbon Monoxide/Air Mixtures, Energy Sources Part A - Recovery Utilization and Environmental Effects, 2015, 37: 576-582.


  1. Hang Xiao^ and Xi Chen*, A mechanical model of overnight hair curling. The European Physical Journal E, 2015, 38: 1-8.

Nanoindentation and Impact/Contact Mechanics

  1. Akio Yonezu, Ryota Kusano^, Tomohiro Hiyoshi and Xi Chen*, A Method to Estimate Residual Stress in Austenitic Stainless Steel Using a Microindentation Test. Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, 2015, 24: 362-372.
  2. Akio Yonezu, Michihiro Niwa, and Xi Chen*, Characterization of hydrogen-induced contact fracture in high strength steel. Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology, 2015, 137: 021007.


  1. Feng Hao^, Xi Chen*, Mechanical properties of phosphorene nanoribbons and oxides. Journal of Applied Physics, 2015, 118: 234304.
  2. Akio Yonezu, Keita Hirayama, Hiroshi Kishida, and Xi Chen*, Characterization of the compressive deformation behavior with strain rate effect of low-density polymeric foams. Polymer Testing, 2016, 50: 1-8.
  3. Anqing Li^, Shengjie Zhou, Qi Lu and Xi Chen, A reformulated flexoelectric theory for isotropic dielectrics. Journal of Physics D, 2015, 48: 465502.
  4. Botong Li, Longlei Dong^, Liangliang Zhu^, Xi Chen*, On the natural frequency and vibration mode of composite beam with non-uniform cross-section. Journal of Vibroengineering, 2015, 17: 2491-2502.
  5. Luochuan Su^, Xi Chen*, Tiejun Wang, Numerical analysis of CMAS penetration induced interfacial delamination of transversely isotropic ceramic coat in thermal barrier coating system. Surface and Coatings Technology, 2015, 280: 100-109.
  6. Luochuan Su^, Weixu Zhang^, Xi Chen, Tiejun Wang, Experimental investigation of the biaxial strength of thermal bather coating system. Ceramics International, 2015, 41: 8945-8955.
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