Publications sorted by year

Mechanics vs. Energy/Environment related Materials and Systems

  1. Xiangbiao Liao^, Changmin Shi,  Tianyang Wang,  Boyu Qie,  Youlong Chen,  Pengfei Yang,  Qian Cheng, Haowei Zhai,  Meijie Chen,  Xue Wang,  Xi Chen*,  Yuan Yang, High Energy Density Foldable Battery Enabled by Zigzag-Like Design. Advanced Energy Materials, 2018: 1802998.
  2. Pengcheng Yao, Bin Zhu, Haowei Zhai, Xiangbiao Liao^, Yuxiang Zhu, Weiheng Xu, Qiang Cheng, Charles Jayyosi, Zheng Li, Jia Zhu, Kristen Myers, Xi Chen, Yuan Yang, PVDF/Palygorskite Nanowire Composite Electrolyte for 4 V Rechargeable Lithium Batteries with High Energy Density. Nano Letters, 2018, 18: 6113-6120.
  3. Xiaoyang Shi^, Hang Xiao^, Xiangbiao Liao^, Mitchell Armstrong, Xi Chen*, Klaus Lackner, Humidity effect on ion behaviors of moisture-driven CO2 sorbents. Journal of Physical Chemistry, 2018, 149: 164708.
  4. Weiguo Mao^, Zhuo Wang, Caisheng Li, Xiaoxue Zhu, Cuiying Dai, Haoyong Yang, Xi Chen*, Daining Fang, In-situ characterizations of chemo-mechanical behavior of free-standing vanadium pentoxide cathode for lithium-ion batteries during discharge-charge cycling using digital image correlation. Journal of Power Sources, 2018, 402: 272-280.
  5. Cheng Zhang^, Chao Liu, Xiaoxiao Xu, Qibin Li^, Shukun Wang, Xi Chen*, Effects of superheat and internal heat exchanger on thermo-economic performance of organic Rankine cycle based on fluid type and heat sources. Energy, 2018, 159: 482-495.
  6. Yafei Zhang^, Rui Luo^, Qulan Zhou^, Xi Chen*, Yihua Dou, Effect of Degassing on the Stability and Reversibility of Glycerol/ZSM-5 Zeolite System. Applied Sciences, 2018, 8: 1065.
  7. Juzheng Song^, Jie Liu^, Wei Zhao^, Yan Chen^, Hang Xiao^, Xiaoyang Shi^, Yilun Liu^, and Xi Chen*, Quaternized Chitosan/PVA Aerogels for Reversible CO2 Capture from Ambient Air. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 2018, 57: 4941-4948.
  8. Guoyu Qian, Bin Zhu, Xiangbiao Liao^, Haowei Zhai, Avind Srinivasan, Nathan Fritz, Qian Cheng, Mingqiang Ning, Boyu Qie, Yi Li, Songliu Yuan, Jia Zhu, Xi Chen, Yuan Yang, Bioinspired, Spine-Like, Flexible, Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Batteries with High Energy Density. Advanced Materials, 2018, 30: 1704947.
  9. Huanxuan Li^, Yayun Zhang^, Jinquan Wan, Hang Xiao^ and Xi Chen*, Theoretical investigation on the oxidation mechanism of dibutyl phthalate by hydroxyl and sulfate radicals in the gas and aqueous phase. Chemical Engineering Journal, 2018, 339: 381-392.


  1. Liangliang Zhu^, Qiang Cui, Xiangbiao Liao^ and Xi Chen*, Gating and inactivation of mechanosensitive channel of small conductance: a continuum mechanics study. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 2018, 90: 502-514.
  2. Zongqi Fang, Bin Chen^, Shiyun Lin, Wei Ye, Hang Xiao^, Xi Chen, Investigation of inner mechanism of anisotropic mechanical property of antler bone. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 2018, 88: 1-10.
  3. Zixiang Tong^, Xi Chen*, Yaling He, Xiangbiao Liao^, Coarse-grained area-difference-elasticity membrane model coupled with IB-LB method for simulation of red blood cell morphology. Physica A – Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 2018, 509: 1183-1194.
  4. Langquan Shui^, Liangliang Zhu^, Yilun Liu^ and Xi Chen*, Acoustic actuators based on the resonance of an acoustic-film system applied to the actuation of soft robots. Journal of Sound and Vibration, 2018, 432: 310-326.

Nanoindentation and Impact/Contact Mechanics

  1. Xiaobing Deng^, Chen Zhang^, Youlong Chen^, Yuan Yan^, Yilun Liu^ and Xi Chen*, Crush behaviors of polyvinyl chloride cellular structures with liquid filler, Composite Structures, 2018, 189: 428-434.
  2. Xiaofei Liu^, Maoqing Li^, Xin Li, Xiaobing Deng^, Xinhua Zhang, Yuan Yan^, Yilun Liu^ and Xi Chen*, Ballistic performance of UHMWPE fabrics/EAMS hybrid panel, Journal of Materials Science, 2018, 53: 7357-7371.
  3. Tsuyoshi Kami^, Hiroyuki Yamada, Nagahisa Ogasawara^ and Xi Chen, Strain Rate behavior of Pure Aluminum in Conical Indentation With Different Control Method, International Journal of Computational Methods and Experimental Measurements, 2018, 6: 515-526.


  1. Yan Chen^, Xiaoyang Shi^, Mingjia Li^, Yilun Liu^, Hang Xiao^,and Xi Chen, Strain and defect engineering on phase transition of monolayer black phosphorene. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2018, 20: 21832-21843.
  2. Weiguo Mao^, YY Chen, YJ Wang, M Zhou, HY Yang, Z Wang, Cuiying Dai, Xi Chen, Daining Fang, A multilayer structure shear lag model applied in the tensile fracture characteristics of supersonic plasma sprayed thermal barrier coating systems based on digital image correlation. Surface and Coatings Technology, 2018, 350: 211-226.
  3. Dianxing Ju, Xiaomei Jiang, Hang Xiao^, Xi Chen, Xiaobo Hu, Xutang Tao, Narrow band gap and high mobility of lead-free perovskite single crystal Sn-doped MA(3)Sb(2)I(9). Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 2018, 42: 20753-20759.
  4. Xiangbiao Liao^, Takumi Nagakura, Youlong Chen^, Liangliang Zhu^, Xiaoyang Shi^, Akio Yonezu^, Xi Chen and Hang Xiao^, Tunable surface morphology via patterned cavities in soft materials. Physical Review E, 2018, 96: 063004.
  5. Xiangbiao Liao^, Youlong Chen^, Takumi Nagakura, Liangliang Zhu^, Mingjia Li^, Xiaoyang Shi^, Akio Yonezu^, Hang Xiao^, and Xi Chen, Unconventional localization prior to wrinkles and controllable surface patterns of film/substrate bilayers through patterned cavities. Extreme Mechanics Letters, 2018, 25: 66-70.
  6. Junfeng Xiao^, Youlong Chen^, Xiao Lu^, Baoxing Xu^, Xi Chen, Jianfeng Xu, Three dimensional buckling beam under cylindrical constraint. International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 2019, 150: 348-355.
  7. Hang Xiao^, Xiaoyang Shi^, Yayun Zhang^, Mingjia Li^, Xiangbiao Liao^, and Xi Chen*, Predicting a two-dimensional P2S3 monolayer: A global minimum structure. Computational Materials Science, 2018, 155: 288-292.
  8. Zhihao Yao^, Yating Ruan, Jianxin Dong, Qiuying Yu, Shiqing Zhang, and Xi Chen, Study on Gamma Prime and Carbides of Alloy A286 by Traditional Thermodynamic Calculation. High Temperature Materials and Processes, 2018, 37: 495-507.
  9. Feng Hao^, Xiangbiao Liao^, Mingjia Li^, Hang Xiao^ and Xi Chen, Oxidation-induced negative Poisson's ratio of phosphorene. Journal of Physics – Condensed Matter, 2018, 30: 315302.
  10. Yan Chen^, Hang Xiao^, Yilun Liu^ and Xi Chen*, Effects of Temperature and Strain Rate on Mechanical Behaviors of Stone -Wales Defective Monolayer Black Phosphorene. Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 2018, 122: 6368-6378.
  11. Langquan Shui^, Yilun Liu^ and Xi Chen*, Snell's law of elastic waves propagation on moving property interface of time-varying materials. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 2018, 143: 18-28.
  12. Yousuke Watanabe, Akio Yonezu^ and Xi Chen*, Measurement of Interfacial Fracture Toughness of Surface Coatings Using Pulsed-Laser-Induced Ultrasonic Waves. Journal of Nondestructive Evaluation, 2018, 37: 2-12.
  13. Hang Xiao^, Xiaoyang Shi^, Xiangbiao Liao ^, Yayun Zhang^ and Xi Chen*, Prediction of a two-dimensional S3N2 solid for optoelectronic applications. Physical Review Materials, 2018, 2: 024002.
  14. Xiangbiao Liao^, Hang Xiao^, Xiaobo Lu, Youlong Chen^, Xiaoyang Shi^ and Xi Chen*, Closed-edged Bilayer Phosphorene Nanoribbons Producing from Collapsing Armchair Phosphorene Nanotubes. Nanotechnology, 2018, 29: 085707.



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