Yang-Tse Cheng, Ph.D.

http://www.engr.uky.edu/cme/faculty_staff/cheng.html

Researcher ID: B-5424-2012

Google Scholar: Yang-Tse Cheng

 

 

Frank J. Derbyshire Professor of Materials Science

Faculty Associate, Power and Energy Institute of Kentucky (PEIK)

Faculty Associate, UK Institute for Sustainable Manufacturing (ISM)

 

Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering

University of Kentucky

F. Paul Anderson Tower, Room 177

Lexington, KY 40506-0046, USA

yang.t.cheng@uky.edu

Phone: 859-323-4191; Fax: 859-323-1929

 

Education History

Physics, Peking University, 1978-1980

B.S., Physics and Mathematics (with Honor), Caltech, 1982

M.S., Applied Physics, Caltech, 1983

Ph.D., Applied Physics, Caltech, 1987

Thesis title: ※Ion-beam mixing and the formation of amorphous alloys§

Thesis advisors: W. L. Johnson and M.-A. Nicolet

 

Work History

General Motors R&D Center

Senior Research Scientist, 1987-1992

Staff Research Scientist, 1992-2001

Senior Staff Research Scientist, 2001-2004

GM Technical Fellow, 2004-Dec. 2006

Laboratory Group Manager, Engineered Surfaces and Tribology, 1999-2003

Laboratory Group Manager, Engineered Surfaces and Functional Materials, 2003-Dec. 2006

GM Technical Fellow, July 2007-July 2008

 

Guest Professor, Institute of Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, December 2004-present

Adjunct Professor, the Department of Mechanical, Automotive and Materials Engineering, University of Windsor, 2002-2009

Visiting Professor, Division of Engineering, Brown University, 2003-2007

Professor of Industrial Engineering and Materials Engineering, Purdue University, January - May 2007

 

Professor of Materials Engineering, Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Kentucky, August 2008 - present

Frank J. Derbyshire Professor of Materials Science, Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Kentucky, June 2011 - present

 

Summary of Research and Accomplishments

Nano- and micro-meter scale properties of materials and their applications:  nanoindentation modeling and measurements of mechanical properties; growth, structure, and properties of nanostructured materials (e.g., amorphous materials, nano-composites, epitaxial single crystals, single crystal nanowires); microscopic shape memory and superelastic effects; magnetorheological fluids; superhydrophobic and superhydrophilic surfaces; ion-solid interactions and ion beam modification of materials; automotive applications of new materials and processes, including electrical contacts, high power-density engines and transmissions, environmentally friendly machining processes, hydrogen sensors, fuel cells, metal hydride batteries, and lithium ion batteries.

 

The research activities have helped create knowledge, deepen understanding, and solve a few challenging materials-related industrial problems as documented in

        7 edited books and special volumes

        144 publications found in the ISI Web of Knowledge; Sum of times cited: 5371; h-index: 39 as of November 28, 2014

        Google Scholar Citations: 7635; h-index: 46; i10-index: 118 as of November 28, 2014

        48 issued US patents and 13 patent applications

 

Honors and Awards

        Fellow, Materials Research Society (2013)

        Materials Engineering Outstanding Teacher Award, University of Kentucky (2012)

        Frank J. Derbyshire Professorship (2011-)

        Fellow, American Physical Society (2005)

        John M. Campbell Award, GM R&D Center, ※Modeling Micro- and Nano-indentation Measurements§ (2005)

        Charles L. McCuen Award, GM R&D Center, ※Hard Coatings for High Power Density Transmission Gears§ (2005)

        R. F. Bunshah Award, American Vacuum Society, for best paper on  ※What is indentation hardness?§ presented at the International Conference on Metallurgical Coatings and Thin Films (2001)

        John M. Campbell Award, GM R&D Center, ※Synthesis and Theory of Novel Surface-Modified Materials§ (1995)

        Graduate Student Award, Materials Research Society (1987)

 

Professional Activities

        Member of the American Physical Society (Fellow)

        Member of the Materials Research Society (Fellow)

        Member of ASM International

        Scientific Member, Bohmische Physical Society

        Member of the Electrochemical Society

        Member of the Society of Rheology (2010-2011)

        Member of the Society of Experimental Mechanics (2010-2011)

        Chairman (1990-1991), Vice Chairman (1989-1990), Board Member (1989-2001) Michigan Chapter, American Vacuum Society

        Chairperson (1995), Committee for Technical and Educational Programs, General Motors R&D Center (1994-1995)

        Member of GM University Relations Team to Caltech (1996-2001)

        Member of the advisory committee, GM-NSERC-University of Windsor Industrial Research Chair in the Tribology of Lightweight Materials (2002-2008)

        National Science Foundation SBIR Review Panels (1999, 2000, 2001, 2002), NIRT Review Panel (2005), Career Award Review Panel (2003, 2010, 2011), Panel (2006, 2008, 2012)

        Symposium co-organizer, ※Ion-solid Interactions for Materials Modification and Processing,§ Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, November 27 每 December 1, 1995.

        Symposium co-organizer, ※Mechanical Characterization, Micro mechanical Testing and Modeling,§ International Conference on Metallurgical Coatings and Thin Films, San Diego, California, April 30 每 May 4, 2001.

        Symposium co-organizer, ※Advances in Surface Engineering 每 Fundamentals and Applications,§ Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, November 26-30, 2001.

        Co-chair of the symposium, ※Surface Engineering: Science and Technology II: Surface Modification Technologies,§ the Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society (TMS) 131st Annual Meeting and Exhibits, Seattle, Washington, February 17 每 21, 2002.

        Co-organizer, ※Nanostructured Materials for Enhanced Mechanical and Tribological Properties,§ American Physical Society March Meeting, Indianapolis, Indiana, March 18-22, 2002

        Symposium co-organizer, ※Mechanical Characterization, Micro mechanical Testing and Modeling,§ International Conference on Metallurgical Coatings and Thin Films, San Diego, California, April 22-26, 2002.

        Symposium co-organizer, ※Surface Engineering 2002,§ Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, December 2-6, 2002.

        Co-organizer and chair, ※Focus Session: Surface Mechanical and Tribological Behavior,§ American Physical Society March Meeting, Austin, Texas, March 3-7, 2003.

        Organizer, ※Focus Session: Mechanical Properties of Interfaces and Nanostructured Thin Films,§ American Physical Society March Meeting, Austin, Texas, March 3-7, 2003.

        Symposium co-organizer, ※Mechanical Properties and Adhesion,§ International Conference on Metallurgical Coatings and Thin Films, San Diego, California on April 28 - May 2, 2003.

        Symposium co-organizer, ※Mechanical Properties and Adhesion,§ International Conference on Metallurgical Coatings and Thin Films, San Diego, California on April 18 - 22, 2004.

        Symposium co-organizer, ※Fundamentals of Nanoindentation and Nanotribology III,§ Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, November 29-December 3, 2004.

        Symposium co-organizer, ※Mechanical Properties and Adhesion,§ International Conference on Metallurgical Coatings and Thin Films, San Diego, California on May 2-6, 2005.

        Symposium co-organizer, ※Determining Constitutive Relationships by Instrumented Indentation on Techniques; Modeling Mechanical Properties of Thin Films and Coatings; Fracture, Adhesion, Friction and Wear,§ International Conference on Metallurgical Coatings and Thin Films, San Diego, California on May 1-5, 2006.

        Organizer, ※Forum on Materials and Coatings for Energy Production and Storage,§ International Conference on Metallurgical Coatings and Thin Films, San Diego, California, April 26-30, 2010.

        Discussion Leader, ※Nanomechanics of battery materials,§ Gordon Research Conference on ※Thin Film & Small Scale Mechanical Behavior,§ Waterville, ME, July 25-30, 2010.

        Symposium co-organizer, ※F1-Stress-Related Phenomena in Electrochemical Systems 2,§  221st Electrochemical Society Meeting, Seattle, WA, May 6-11, 2012.

        Discussion Leader, ※Challenges in Material Behavior for Batteries and Dielectrics§ and ※Deformation and Fracture in Multilayered Nanostructures,§ Gordon-Kenan Research Seminar on ※Thin Film & Small Scale Mechanical Behavior,§ Waterville, ME, July 21-22, 2012.

        Session Chair, ※S47-S2: Scaling Laws and Size Effects,§ 13th International Conference on Fracture, Beijing, China, June 16-21, 2013.

        Co-organizer, ※Energy Storage III: Materials, Systems and Applications Symposium,§ MS&T2013, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, October 27-31, 2013.

        Co-organizer, ※Energy Storage IV: Materials, Systems and Applications Symposium,§ MS&T2014, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, October 12-16, 2014.

 

 

        Elected Member-at-Large, Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics (FIAP), American Physical Society (2001-2004)

        Selection Committee Member (2001), Vice Chair (2002), and Chair (2003) for the George E. Pake Prize and Member of Fellowship Committee (2002, 2003), American Physical Society

        Member of the Committee on Careers and Professional Development, American Physical Society (2005-2007)

        Member of the Materials Gateway Task Force, Materials Research Society (2001-2003)

        Member of the Membership Committee, Materials Research Society (2001-2011), Vice Chair (2008-2011)

        Member of the Print Media Task Force, Materials Research Society (2004)

        Co-Chair, 2005 Materials Research Society Fall Meeting

        Volume Organizer, 2008 MRS Bulletin (2006-2008)

        Principal Editor, Journal of Materials Research (2001-)

        Vice Chair, ASM Bluegrass Chapter (2009-2010); Chair (2010-2012)

        Member, Board of Advisors, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Tennessee (2010 -2013)

        Member, Program Development Subcommittee, Materials Research Society (2013-2015)  

 

Reviewer

ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, Acta Materialia, Acta Mechanica Sinica, Applied Clay Science, Applied Physics Letters, Applied Surface Science, Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology, Current Opinion in Solid State & Materials Science, Electrochimica Acta, Experimental Techniques, International Journal of Applied Mechanics, International Journal of Smart and Nano Materials, International Journal of Solids and Structures, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Journal of Applied Physics, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, Journal of Materials Research, Journal of Materials Science, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, Journal of The Electrochemical Society, Langmuir, Materials Science & Engineering A, Materials Science & Engineering Report, Mechanics of Materials, Nanotechnology, Philosophical Magazine, Philosophical Magazine Letters, Physical Review B, Physical Review E, Physical Review Letters, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (Part C, Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science), Proceedings of the Royal Society A:mathematical physical and engineering science, Semiconductor Science and Technology, Solid State Communications, Surface and Coatings Technology, Surface and Interface Analysis, The Journal of Physical Chemistry, Thin Solid Films, Wear

 

Students and Summer Interns Supervised at GM R&D Center 

Wangyang Ni (2002 MRS Graduate Student Award (silver), also a postdoc), Yijun Zhang (Graduate Student Award,  2007 International Conference on Metallurgical Coatings and Thin Films), Erkan Konca, Yue Qi, Yang Li, M. Karmarkar, Jihui Yang, Greg Auner.

 

Students at UK

Rutooj Deshpande (PhD in Chemical Engineering, Nov. 21, 2011)

Juchuan Li (PhD in Materials Engineering, March 28, 2012)

Ilona Hoffmann (PhD in Materials Engineering and Biomedical Engineering, August 27, 2014)

Brian Ray (PhD in Physics, April 23,2014)

Jia Pan, Qinglin Zhang, Jiagang Xu (PhD in Materials Engineering, 2015 (expected))

Mohanad Najah Al-Shroofy, Tao Chen (PhD in Materials Engineering, 2016 (expected))

Baleegh S. Alobaid  (PhD in Materials Engineering, 2017 (expected))

Lena Loewenau (exchange student from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, 2009-2010)

Ilona Hoffmann (diploma thesis student from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, 2009-2010)

David Ryan Lilly (MS, Mechanical Engineering, December 9, 2011)

Nisha Kishor (undergraduate, political science major, summer 2010)

Alison Carter (high school student, summer 2010)

Dwight Nagel (undergraduate, 2010 -2011)

Yunchao Li (undergraduate, 2011-2012)

Zhi Liang (undergraduate, 2011-2013)

Jie Li (undergraduate, 2012-2013)

Leonard Franke (exchange BS student from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, fall 2013)

Ahmed Louati (exchange MS student from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, fall 2013)

Lukas Rossel (exchange BS student from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, fall 2014)

Yue Yu (undergraduate, 2012-2014)

Ming Wang (undergraduate, 2014-)

Chengxi Zhao (undergraduate, 2014-)

 

Courses taught at UK

MSE 408 Materials Laboratory II (Fall 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011); MSE 535 Mechanical Properties of Materials (Spring 2010); MSE 635 Advanced Mechanical Metallurgy (Spring 2009, 2010, Fall 2010, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014); MSE/CME 599 Electrochemical Energy Storage (Spring 2011, Fall 2011, Fall 2012, Fall 2013);MSE 351 Thermodynamics of Materials (Spring 2013, Spring 2014; MSE 632 Advanced Materials Science (Solid-state Physics), Spring 2014).

 

Industrial short course

ASM International Course on Failure Analysis 3/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 4/5, 4/12, 4/19, 2012

 

Service activities at UK

                     Chair, MSE faculty search committee, Fall 2008 - Summer 2009

                     Chair, CME department chair search committee, Spring 2009 - Fall 2009

                     Member, CME graduate committee, Fall 2009 -

                     Member, CME tenure and promotion committee, Fall 2009 - 

                     Member, Condensed matter physics faculty search committee, Spring 2010 - Summer 2010

                     Faculty Affiliate, UK Asia Center, 2009-

                     Member, UK Asia Center Steering Committee, 2010-

                     Member, UK Library Area Committee, Fall 2009 每2011

                     Faculty advisor, MRS-UK Chapter, Fall 2010-

                     Member, Dean of College of Engineering search committee, Fall 2011 每 Spring 2012

                     Member, Engineering Faculty Advisory Council, Fall 2012 and Fall 2014 -

                     Member, Graduate Student Awards Committee, Chemical and Materials Engineering, Fall-2012-

 

Edited books and Special Journal Volumes

1.      ※Ion-Solid Interactions for Materials Modification and Processing,§ edited by D. B. Poker, D. Ila, Y.-T. Cheng, L. R. Harriott, T. W. Sigmon, Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 396 (Materials Research Society, Pittsburgh, 1996).

2.      ※Surface Engineering 2001 每 Fundamentals and Applications,§ edited by W.-J. Meng, A. Kumar, G. L. Doll,  Y.-T. Cheng, S. Veprek, and Y.-W. Chung, Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 697 (Materials Research Society, Pittsburgh, 2002).

3.      ※Surface engineering 2002 每 Synthesis, characterization, and applications,§ edited by A. Kumar, W.-J. Meng, Y.-T. Cheng, J. S. Zabinski, G. L. Doll, and S. Veprek, Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 750 (Materials Research Society, Pittsburgh, 2003).

4.      ※Fundamentals and applications of instrumented indentation in multidisciplinary research,§ edited by Yang-Tse Cheng, Trevor Page, George M. Pharr, Michael V. Swain, and Kathryn J. Wahl, Special Issue, J. Mat. Res. 19 (1) (2004).

5.      ※Fundamentals of Nanoindentation and Nanotribology III,§ edited by D.F. Bahr, Y-T. Cheng, N. Huber, A.B. Mann, and K.J. Wahl, Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 841 (Materials Research Society, Pittsburgh, 2005).

6.      ※Focus Issue on Indentation Methods in Advanced Materials Research,§ edited by George M. Pharr, Yang-Tse Cheng, Ian M. Hutchings, Mototsugu Sakai, Neville R. Moody, G. Sundararajan, and Michael V. Swain, Special Issue, J. Mat. Res. 24 (1) (2009).

7.      ※Focus Issue on Instrumented Indentation,§ Dongil Kwon, M. Munawar Chaudhri, Yang-Tse Cheng and Oliver Kraft, J. Mat. Res. 27 (1) (2012).

 

Publications

 

Lithium Batteries, Supercapacitors, Metal-hydride Thin Film Electrodes and Hydrogen Sensors

1.      ※Preparation and characterization of amorphous and crystalline LaNi5 thin film electrodes,§ Yang Li, Y.-T. Cheng, and M. Ahsan Habib, J. Alloys and Compounds 209, 7 (1994).

2.      ※Electrochemical study of amorphous La-Ni thin film electrodes,§ Yang Li and Y.-T. Cheng, in Proceedings of the Symposium on Hydrogen and Metal Hydride Batteries, edited by P. D. Bennett and T. Sakai (The Electrochemical Society, Pennington, 1994), p. 145.

3.      ※Hydrogen diffusion in palladium thin films,§ Yang Li and Y.-T. Cheng, in Proceedings of the Symposium on Hydrogen and Metal Hydride Batteries, edited by P. D. Bennett and T. Sakai (The Electrochemical Society, Pennington, 1994), p. 136.

4.      ※Amorphous La-Ni thin film electrodes,§ Yang Li and Y.-T. Cheng, J. Alloys and Compounds 223, 6 (1995).

5.      ※Hydrogen diffusion and solubility in Pd thin films,§ Yang Li and Y.-T. Cheng, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy 21, 281 (1996).

6.      ※Preparation and characterization of PdNi thin films for hydrogen detection,'' Y.-T. Cheng, Yang Li, D. J. Lisi, and W. M. Wang, Sensors and Actuators B30, 11 (1996).

7.      ※Studies of metal hydride electrodes using an electrochemical quartz crystal microbalance,§ Yang Li and Y.-T. Cheng, J. Electrochemical Soc. 143, 120 (1996).

8.      ※Optical measurement of lithium diffusivity in cathode materials: amorphous MoO3 films,§ I. C. Halalay, G.-A. Nazri, Y.-T. Cheng, G. L. Eesley, and M. S. Meyer, Power Sources 54, 218 (1995).

9.      ※The influence of surface mechanics on diffusion induced stresses within spherical nanoparticles,§ Y.-T. Cheng and M. W. Verbrugge, J. Appl. Phys. 104, 083521 (2008).

10.  ※Stress Distribution within Spherical Particles Undergoing Electrochemical Insertion and Extraction,§ M. W. Verbrugge and Y.-T. Cheng, The Electrochemical Society (ECS) Transactions 16, 127 (2008).

11.  ※Evolution of stress within a spherical insertion electrode particle under potentiostatic and galvanostatic operation,§ Y.-T. Cheng and M. W. Verbrugge, J. Power Sources 190, 453 (2009); J. Power Sources (2010), doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2010.07.004.

12.  ※Stress and Strain-Energy Distributions within Diffusion-Controlled Insertion-Electrode Particles Subjected to Periodic Potential Excitations,§  M. W. Verbrugge and Y.-T. Cheng, J. Electrochem. Soc. 156, A927 (2009).

13.  ※Diffusion-Induced Stress, Interfacial Charge Transfer, and Criteria for Avoiding Crack Initiation of Electrode Particles,§ Y.-T. Cheng and M. W. Verbrugge, J. Electrochem. Soc. 157, A508 (2010).

14.  ※Modeling Diffusion-Induced Stress in Nanowire Electrode Structures,§ Rutooj Deshpande, Yang-Tse Cheng, Mark W. Verbrugge, J. Power Sources 195, 5081 (2010).

15.  ※Effects of Concentration-Dependent Elastic Modulus on Diffusion-Induced Stresses for Battery Applications,§ Rutooj Deshpande, Yue Qi, and Yang-Tse Cheng, J. Electrochem.  Soc. 157, A967 (2010).

16.  ※Application of Hasselman's Crack Propagation Model to Insertion Electrodes,§ Yang-Tse Cheng and Mark W. Verbrugge, Electrochemical and Solid-State Letters 13, A128 (2010).

17.  Mesopores inside electrode particles can change the Li-ion transport mechanism and diffusion-induced stress,§ S. J. Harris, R. Deshpande, Y. Qi, I. Dutta, Y.-T. Cheng, J. Materials Research 8, 1433 (2010).

18.  ※Whisker Formation on a Thin Film Tin Lithium-Ion Battery Anode,§ Juchuan Li, Fuqian Yang, Jia Ye, Yang-Tse Cheng, Journal Power Sources 196, 1474 (2011).

19.  ※Crack Pattern Formation in Thin Film Lithium-Ion Battery Electrodes,§ Juchuan Li, Alan K. Dozier, Yunchao Li, Fuqian Yang, and Yang-Tse Cheng, Journal of The Electrochemical Society 158, A689每A694 (2011).

20.  ※Diffusion Induced Stresses and Strain Energy in a Phase-Transforming Spherical Electrode Particle,§ Rutooj Deshpande, Yang-Tse Cheng, Mark W. Verbrugge, and Adam Timmons, Journal of The Electrochemical Society 158, A718每A724 (2011).

21.  ※Liquid Metal Alloys as Self-Healing Negative Electrodes for Lithium Ion Batteries,§ Rutooj D. Deshpande, Juchuan Li, Yang-Tse Cheng, and Mark W. Verbrugge, Journal of The Electrochemical Society 158, A845每A849 (2011).

22.  Potentiostatic Intermittent Titration Technique (PITT) for Electrodes Governed by Diffusion and Interfacial Reaction,§ Juchuan Li, Xingcheng Xiao, Fuqian Yang, Mark Verbrugge, and Yang-Tse Cheng, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 116, 1472-1478 (2012).

23.  Potentiostatic intermittent titration technique (PITT) for spherical particles with finite interfacial kinetics,§ J.C. Li, F.Q. Yang, X. C. Xiao, M. W. Verbrugge, and Y.-T. Cheng, Electrochimica Acta 75, 56 (2012).

24.  ※Electrochemical Study of Functionalized Carbon Nano-Onions for High-Performance Supercapacitor Electrodes,§ Rituraj Borgohain, Juchuan Li, John P. Selegue, and Y.-T. Cheng, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 116, 15068−15075 (2012).

25.  ※Aligned TiO2 Nanotube Arrays As Durable Lithium-Ion Battery Negative Electrodes,§ Qing Liu Wu, Juchuan Li, Rutooj D. Deshpande, Navaladian Subramanian, Stephen E. Rankin, Fuqian Yang, and Yang-Tse Cheng, Journal of Physical Chemistry C 116, 18669每18677 (2012).

26.  ※Battery Cycle Life Prediction with Coupled Chemical Degradation and Fatigue Mechanics,§ Rutooj Deshpande, Mark Verbrugge, Yang-Tse Cheng, John Wang, and Ping Liu, Journal of The Electrochemical Society 159, A1730-A1738 (2012).

27.  ※Atomic Layered Coating Enabling Ultrafast Surface Kinetics at Silicon Electrodes in Lithium Ion Batteries,§ J. C. Li, X. C. Xiao, Y.-T. Cheng, and M. W. Verbrugge, Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 4 (20), 3387-3391 (2013).

28.  ※Stacked Cup Type MWCNTs as Highly Stable Lithium Ion Battery Anodes,§ Juchuan Li, Aman P. Kaur, Mark S. Meier, and Yang-Tse Cheng, Journal of Applied Electrochemistry 44 (1), 179-187 (2014).

29.  ※A non-destructive method for measuring the mechanical properties of ultrathin films prepared by atomic layer deposition,§ Qinglin Zhang, Xingcheng Xiao, Yang-Tse Cheng, and Mark W. Verbrugge, Applied Physics Letters 105, 061901 (2014).

30.  ※Ternary composites of delaminated-MnO 2/PDDA/functionalized-CNOs for high-capacity supercapacitor electrodes,§ Rituraj Borgohain, John P. Selegue, and Yang-Tse Cheng, Journal of Materials Chemistry A 2, 20367-20373 (2014).

31.  ※Toward High Cycle Efficiency of SiliconBased Negative Electrodes by Designing the Solid Electrolyte Interphase,§ Qinglin Zhang, Xingcheng Xiao, Weidong Zhou, YangTse Cheng, and Mark W. Verbrugge, Advanced Energy Materials (DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201401398).

32.  ※Asymmetric Rate Behavior of Si Anodes for Lithium-Ion Batteries: Ultrafast De-Lithiation versus Sluggish Lithiation at High Current Densities,§ Juchuan Li, Nancy J. Dudney, Xingcheng Xiao, Yang-Tse Cheng, Chengdu Liang, and Mark W. Verbrugge, Advanced Energy Materials (DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201401627).

 

Modeling and Measurements of Micro- and Nano-Indentation in Elastic-Plastic Solids, Power-Law Creep Solids, and Viscoelastic Solids

1.      ※On the initial unloading slope in indentation of elastic-plastic solids by an indenter with an axisymmetric smooth profile,§ C.-M. Cheng and Y.-T. Cheng, Appl. Phys. Lett. 71, 2623 (1997).

2.      ※Analysis of indentation loading curves obtained using conical indenters,§ Y.-T. Cheng and C.-M. Cheng, Phil. Mag. Lett. 77, 39 (1998).

3.      ※Further analysis of indentation loading curves: effects of tip imperfection on mechanical property measurements,§ Y.-T. Cheng and C.-M. Cheng, J. Materials Res. 13, 1059 (1998).

4.      ※A scaling approach to conical indentation in elastic-plastic solids with work-hardening,§ Y.-T. Cheng and C.-M. Cheng, J. Appl. Phys. 84, 1284 (1998).

5.      ※Scaling relationships in conical indentation in elastic-plastic solids with work-hardening,§ Y.-T. Cheng and C.-M. Cheng, Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 522, 139 (1998).

6.      ※Effects of sinking-in and piling-up on estimating contact area under load in indentation,§ Y.-T. Cheng and C.-M. Cheng, Phil. Mag. Lett. 78, 115 (1998).

7.      ※Relationships between hardness, elastic modulus, and the work of indentation,§ Y.-T. Cheng and C.-M. Cheng, Appl. Phys. Lett. 73, 614 (1998).

8.      ※Scaling relationships in conical indentation of elastic-perfectly plastic solids,§ Y.-T. Cheng and C.-M. Cheng, Int. J. Solids Structures 36, 1231 (1999).

9.      ※Can stress-strain relationships be determined from indentation curves using conical and pyramidal indenters?§ Y.-T. Cheng and C.-M. Cheng, J. Materials Res. Rapid Communication 14, 3493 (1999).

10.  ※What is indentation hardness?§ (invited), Y.-T. Cheng and C.-M. Cheng, Surface and Coatings Technology 133-134, 417 (2000).

11.  ※Hardness obtained from conical indentation with various cone angles,§ Y.-T. Cheng and Z. Li, J. Materials Research 15, 2830 (2000).

12.  ※Scaling relationships in indentation of power-law creep solids using self-similar indenters,§ Y.-T. Cheng and C.-M. Cheng, Phil. Mag. Lett. 81, 9 (2001).

13.  ※Scaling approach to modeling indentation measurements§ (invited), Y.-T. Cheng, Che-Min Cheng, and Zhiyong Li, in ※Fundamentals of Nanoindentation and Nanotribology II,§ edited by S. P. Baker, R. F. Cook, S. G. Corcoran, and N. R. Moody, Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 649, Q1.1. (2001).

14.  ※On two indentation hardness definitions,§ Zhiyong Li, Yang-Tse Cheng, Henry T. Yang, and S. Chandrasekar, Surface and Coatings Technology 154, 124 (2002).

15.  ※Scaling relationships for indentation measurements,§ Y.-T. Cheng, Z. Li, and C.-M. Cheng, Phil. Mag A 82, 1821 (2002).

16.  ※Determining constitutive models from conical indentation: a sensitivity analysis,§ Wes Capehart and Yang-Tse Cheng, J. Mat. Res. 18, 827 (2003)

17.  ※An energy-based method for analyzing instrumented spherical indentation experiments,§ W. Ni, Y.-T. Cheng, C.-M. Cheng, and D. S. Grummon, J. Mat. Res. 19, 149 (2004).

18.  ※Scaling, dimensional analysis, and indentation measurements§ (invited), Y.-T. Cheng and C.-M. Cheng, Materials Science and Engineering Reports: A Review Journal R44, 91 (2004).

19.  ※Modeling indentation in linear viscoelastic solids,§ Y.-T. Cheng and C.-M. Cheng, in Fundamentals of Nanoindentation and Nanotribology III, edited by D. F. Bahr, Y.-T. Cheng, N. Huber, A. B. Mann, and K. J. Wahl, Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 841, R11.2.1 (2005).

20.  ※Modeling conical indentation in homogeneous materials and in hard films on soft substrates,§ W. Ni and Y.-T. Cheng, J. Mater. Res. 20, 521 (2005).

21.  ※Relationships between initial unloading slope, contact depth, and mechanical properties for conical indentation in linear viscoelastic solids,§ Y.-T. Cheng and C.-M. Cheng,  J. Mater. Res. 20, 1046 (2005).

22.  ※Relationships between initial unloading slope, contact depth, and mechanical properties for spherical indentation in linear viscoelastic solids,§ Y.-T. Cheng and   C.-M. Cheng, Materials Science and Engineering A 409, 93 (2005).

23.  ※General relationship between contact stiffness, contact depth, and mechanical properties for indentation in linear viscoelastic solids using axisymmetric indenters of arbitrary profiles,§ Yang-Tse Cheng and Che-Min Cheng, Appl. Phys. Lett. 87, 111915 (2005).

24.  ※Determining the instantaneous modulus of viscoelastic solids using instrumented indentation measurements,§ Yang-Tse Cheng, Wangyang Ni, and Che-Min Cheng, J. Mater. Res. 20, 3061 (2005).

25.  ※Nonlinear analysis of oscillatory indentation in elastic and viscoelastic solids,§ Yang-Tse Cheng, Wangyang Ni, and Che-Min Cheng, Physical Review Letters 97, 075506 (2006). Selected for the August 28, 2006 issue of Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology (Volume 14, Issue 9).

26.  ※Influence of indenter tip roundness on hardness behavior in nanoindentationWeimin Chen, Min Li, Taihua Zhang, Yang-Tse Cheng, and Che-Min Cheng, Materials Science and Engineering  A445-446, 323 (2007).

27.  ※Revisit of the two-dimensional indentation deformation of an elastic half-space,§ Fuqian Yang and Yang-Tse Cheng, J. Materials Research 24, 1976 (2009).

28.  ※Obtaining shear relaxation modulus and creep compliance of linear viscoelastic materials from instrumented indentation using axisymmetric indenters of power-law profiles,§ Yang-Tse Cheng and Fuqian Yang, J. Materials Research 24, 3013 (2009).

29.  ※Influence of contact geometry on hardness behavior in nano-indentation,§ Min Li, Weimin Chen, Yang-Tse Cheng, Che-Min Cheng, Vacuum 84, 315 (2010).

30.  ※Indentation of power law creep solids by self-similar indenters,§ W. M. Chen, Y. T. Cheng, and M. Li, Materials Science and Engineering A 527, 5613 (2010).

31.  ※Analysis on elasticeplastic spherical contact and its deformation regimes, the one parameter regime and two parameter regime, by finite element simulation,§ Weimin Chen, Min Li, Yang-Tse Cheng, Vacuum 85, 898-903 (2011).

 

Shape Memory and Superelastic Effects

1.      ※Recovery of microindents in a nickel-titanium alloy: a &self-healing* effect,§ W. Ni, Y.-T. Cheng, D. S. Grummon, Appl. Phys. Lett. 80, 3310 (2002).

2.      ※Microscopic superelastic behavior of a nickel-titanium alloy under complex loading conditions,§ W. Ni, Y.-T. Cheng, D. S. Grummon, Appl. Phys. Lett. 82, 2811 (2003).

3.      ※Shape recovery and stress-induced martensite in TiNi following indentation and wear loading,§ W. Ni, Y.-T. Cheng, D. S. Grummon, J.de Physique IV 112, 1147 (2003).

4.      ※Microscopic shape memory and superelastic effects under complex loading conditions,§ Wangyang Ni, Yang-Tse Cheng, and David S. Grummon, Surface and Coatings Technology 177 每178, 512 (2004).

5.      ※Indentation stress dependence of the temperature range of microscopic superelastic behavior of nickel-titanium thin films,§ Yijun Zhang, Yang-Tse Cheng, and David S. Grummon, J. Appl. Phys. 98, 033505 (2005).

6.      ※Two-way indent depth recovery in a NiTi shape memory alloy,§ Yijun Zhang, Yang-Tse Cheng, and David S. Grummon, Appl. Phys. Lett. 88, 131904 (2006).

7.      ※Shape memory surfaces,§ Yijun Zhang, Yang-Tse Cheng, and David S. Grummon, Appl. Phys. Lett. 89, 041912 (2006).

8.      ※Microscopic Shape Memory and Superelastic Effects and Their Novel Tribological Applications,§ Y.-T. Cheng, W. Y. Ni, Y. J. Zhang, and D. S. Grummon, in ※IUTAM Symposium on Mechanical Behavior and Micro-Mechanics of Nanostructured Materials, Proceedings of the IUTAM Symposium held in Beijing, China, June 27每30, 2005,§ edited by Y. L. Bai, Q. S. Zheng and Y. G. Wei (Springer, 2007).

9.      ※Finite element modeling of indentation-induced superelastic effect using a three-dimensional constitutive model for shape memory materials with plasticity,§ Yijun Zhang, Yang-Tse Cheng, and D. S. Grummon, Journal of Applied Physics 101, 053507 (2007).

10.  ※Understanding indentation-induced two-way shape memory effect,§ Yijun Zhang, Yang-Tse Cheng, and D. S. Grummon, J. Materials Research 22, 2851 (2007).

11.  ※Indentation in shape memory alloys,§ Yang-Tse Cheng and David S. Grummon, in Micro and Nano Mechanical Testing of Materials and Devices, edited by Fuqian Yang and James C. M. Li, Springer 2008, pp.71-86.

12.  ※Indentation-induced two-way shape memory surfaces,§ Xueling Fei, Yijun Zhang,  David S. Grummon, and Yang-Tse Cheng, J. Mater. Res. 24, 823 (2009)

13.  ※Surface Form Memory in NiTi: Energy Density of Constrained Recovery During Indent Replication,§ Xueling Fei, C. J. O'Connell, David S. Grummon, and Yang-Tse Cheng, J. of Materials Engineering Performance 18, 538 (2009).

14.  ※Revealing Triple-Shape Memory Effect by Polymer Bilayers,§ Tao Xie, Xingcheng Xiao, Yang-Tse Cheng, Macromol. Rapid Commun. 30, 1823 (2009).

15.  ※Self-healable graphene polymer composites,§ Xingcheng Xiao, Tao Xie, and Yang-Tse Cheng, Journal of Materials Chemistry 20, 3508 (2010).

16.  ※Remote Controlled Multishape Polymer Nanocomposites with Selective Radiofrequency Actuations,§ Zhengwang He, Nitin Satarkar, Tao Xie, Yang-Tse Cheng, and J. Zach Hilt, Adv. Mater. 23, 3192每3196 (2011) (DOI: 10.1002/adma.201100646).

17.  ※Surface form memory by indentation and planarization of NiTi: displacements and mechanical energy density during constrained recovery,§ Xueling Fei, Corey O*Connell, D. Grummon, and Yang-Tse Cheng, Journal of Materials Science 46, 7401每7409 (2011) (doi:10.1007/s10853-011-5702-6).

18.  ※Surface form memory in NiTi shape memory alloys by laser shock indentation,§  X.L. Fei, D.S. Grummon, C. Ye, G.J. Cheng, Y.-T. Cheng, Journal of Materials Science 47, 2088-2094 (2012) (doi:10.1007/s10853-011-6007-5).

 

Superhydrophobic and Superhydrophilic Surfaces

1.      ※Is the lotus leaf superhydrophobic?§ Y.-T. Cheng and D. E. Rodak, Applied Physics Letters 86, 144101 (2005).

2.      ※Microscopic observations of condensation of water on lotus leaves,§ Y.-T. Cheng, D. E. Rodak, A. Angelopoulos, and T. Gacek, Appl. Phys. Lett. 87, 194112 (2005).

3.      ※Effects of micro- and nano-structures on the self-cleaning behavior of lotus leaves,§ Y.-T. Cheng, D. E. Rodak, C. A. Wong, and C. A. Hayden, Nanotechnology 17, 1359 (2006).

4.      Condensed water on superhydrophobic carbon films,§ Xingcheng Xiao, Yang-Tse Cheng, Brian W. Sheldon, and Janet Rankin, J. Materials Research 23, 2174 (2008).

 

Engineered Surfaces and Tribology

1.      ※Wear of thermal spray deposited low carbon steel coatings on aluminum alloys,§ A. Edrisy, T. Perry, Y.-T. Cheng, A. T. Alpas, Wear. 250, 1023 (2001).

2.      ※The effect of humidity on the sliding wear of plasma transfer wire arc thermal sprayed low carbon steel coatings,§ A. Edrisy, T. Perry, Y.-T. Cheng, A. T. Alpas, Surf. Coatings Tech. 146, 571 (2001).

3.      ※Friction anisotropy at Ni(100)/(100) interfaces:   Molecular dynamics studies,§ Y. Qi, Y.-T. Cheng, T. Cagin and W. A. Goddard III, Phys. Rev. B 66, 085420 (2002).

4.      ※Chemical and mechanical properties of ZDDP antiwear films on steel and thermal spray coatings studied by XANES spectroscopy and nanoindentation techniques,§ M. A. Nicholls, T. Do, P. R. Norton, G. M. Bancroft, M. Kasrai, T. W. Capehart, Y.-T. Cheng, and T. A. Pery, Tribology Lett. 15, 241 (2003).

5.      ※Effects of the ratio of hardness to Young*s modulus on the friction and wear behavior of bilayer coatings,§ W. Ni, Y.-T. Cheng, M. J. Lukitsch, A. M. Weiner, and L. C. Lev, and D. S. Grummon, Appl. Phys. Lett. 85, 4028 (2004).

6.      Tribological Applications of Shape Memory and Superelastic Effects§ (invited), W. Ni, Y.-T. Cheng, and D. S. Grummon, Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 843, T4.6.1 (2005).

7.      ※Zinc-dialkyl-dithiophosphate antiwear films: dependence on contact pressure and sliding speed,§ H. Ji, Mark A. Nicholls, Peter R. Norton, M. Kasrai, T. W. Capehart, T. A. Perry, and Y.-T. Cheng, Wear 258, 789 (2005).

8.      ※Vacuum tribological behavior of the non-hydrogenated diamond-like carbon coatings against aluminum: Effect of running-in in ambient air,§ E. Konca, Y.-T. Cheng, A.M. Weiner, J. M. Dasch, A. T. Alpas, Wear 259, 795 (2005).

9.      ※Novel layered tribological coatings using a superelastic NiTi interlayer,§ W. Ni, Y.-T. Cheng, M. Lukitsch, A. M. Weiner, L. C. Lev, and D. S. Grummon, Wear 259,  842 (2005).

10.  ※Effect of test atmosphere on the tribological behaviour of the non-hydrogenated diamond-like carbon coatings against 319 aluminum alloy and tungsten carbide,§     E. Konca, Y.-T. Cheng, A. M. Weiner, J. M. Dasch, A. T. Alpas, Surface & Coatings Technology 200, 1783 (2005).

11.  ※Transfer of 319 Al alloy to titanium diboride and titanium nitride based (TiAlN, TiCN, TiN) coatings: effects of sliding speed, temperature and environment,§ E. Konca, Y.-T. Cheng, A.M. Weiner, J.M. Dasch, A. Erdemir and A.T. Alpas, Surface and Coatings Technology 200, 2260 (2005).

12.  Nanoscale wear and machining behavior of nanolayer interface,§ Xueyuan Nie, Peng Zhang, Anita M. Meiner, and Yang-Tse Cheng, Nano Letters 5(10), 1992 (2005).

13.  ※A comparison of five categories of carbon-based tool coatings for dry drilling of aluminum,§ Jean M. Dasch, Carolina C. Ang, Curtis A. Wong, Yang T. Cheng, Anita M. Weiner, Leo C. Lev, and Erkan Konca, Surface and Coatings Technology 200,  2970 (2006).

14.  ※Elevated temperature tribological behavior of non-hydrogenated diamond-like carbon coatings against 319 aluminum alloy,§ E. Konca, Y.-T. Cheng, A.M. Weiner, J.M. Dasch, and A.T. Alpas,   Surface and Coatings Technology 200, 3996 (2006).

15.  ※The behavior of an elastic每perfectly plastic sinusoidal surface under contact loading,§ Y.F. Gao, A.F. Bower, K.-S. Kim, L. Lev, Y.-T. Cheng, Wear 261, 145 (2006).

16.  ※Dry sliding behaviour of non-hydrogenated DLC coatings against Al, Cu and Ti in ambient air and argon,§ E. Konca, Y.-T. Cheng, and A.T. Alpas, Diamond and Related Materials 15, 939 (2006).

17.  ※Wear resistant self-healing tribological surfaces by using hard coatings on NiTi shape memory alloys,§ W. Ni, Y.-T. Cheng, and D. S. Grummon, Surface and Coatings Technology 201, 1053 (2006).

18.  ※The influence of superelastic NiTi interlayers on tribological properties of CrN hard coatings,§ Yijun Zhang, Yang-Tse Cheng, and David S. Grummon, Materials Science and Engineering A 438-440, 710 (2006).

19.  Tribological behavior of diamond-like-carbon (DLC) coatings against aluminum alloys at elevated temperatures,§ W. Ni, Y.-T. Cheng, A. M. Weiner, T. A. Perry, Surface and Coatings Technology 201, 3229 (2006).

20.  ※Sliding wear of non-hydrogenated diamond-like carbon coatings against magnesium,§ E. Konca, Y.-T. Cheng, A.T. Alpas, Surface & Coatings Technology 201, 4352 (2006).

21.  ※A variable temperature mechanical analysis of ZDDP-derived antiwear films formed on 52100 steel,§ Gavin Pereira, David Munoz-Paniagua, Andreas Lachenwitzer, Masoud Kasrai, Peter R. Norton, T. Weston Capehart, Thomas A. Perry, and Yang-Tse Cheng, Wear 262, 461 (2007).

22.  ※Novel tribological systems using shape memory alloys and thin films,§ Yijun Zhang, Yang-Tse Cheng, and David S. Grummon, Surface & coatings technology 202, 998 (2007).

23.  ※The Role of Hydrogen Atmosphere on the Tribological Behavior of Non-Hydrogenated DLC Coatings against Aluminum,§ E. Konca, Y.-T. Cheng, A. M. Weiner, J. M. Dasch, A. T. Alpas, Tribology Transactions 50, 178 (2007).

24.  ※The effect of free-machining elements on dry machining of B319 aluminum alloy,§ J.M. Dasch, C.C. Ang, C.A. Wong, R.A. Waldo, D. Chester, Y.T. Cheng, B.R. Powell, A.M. Weiner, and E. Konca, J. Mater. Proc. Tech. 209, 4638 (2009). 

 

Growth, Structure, and Properties of Nanostructured Materials: from Nano-composites to Epitaxial Single Crystals to Single Crystal Nanowires

1.      ※Tailored Microstructure of Niobium-Niobium Silicides by Physical Vapor Deposition,§ R. S. Bhattacharya, A. K. Rai, and M. G. Mendiratta, Y.-T. Cheng, Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 194, 71 (1990).

2.      ※Al-Ge Phase Separation During Vapor Deposition,§ C. A. Adams, M. Atzmon, Y.-T. Cheng, and D. J. Srolovitz, Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 187, 33 (1990).

3.      ※Transition From Lateral to Transverse Phase Separation During Film Co-deposition,'' C. D. Adams, M. Atzmon, Y.-T. Cheng, and D. J. Srolovitz,  Appl. Phys. Lett. 59, 2535 (1991).

4.      ※Epitaxial Growth of a-Fe Films on Si(111) Substrates,§ Y.-T. Cheng, Y. L. Chen, M. M. Karmarkar, and W.-J. Meng, Appl. Phys. Lett. 59, 953 (1991).

5.      ※X-ray Diffraction and Transmission Electron Microscopy Studies of Epitaxial Growth of a-Fe Films on Si(111) Substrates,§ Y.-T. Cheng, Y. L. Chen, M. M. Karmarkar, and W.-J. Meng, Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 221, 187 (1991).

6.      ※Epitaxial growth of aluminum nitride on Si(111) by reactive sputtering,§ W.-J. Meng, J. Heremans, and Y.-T. Cheng, Appl. Phys. Lett. 59, 2097 (1991).

7.      ※Phase Separation During Co-deposition of Al-Ge Thin Films,§ C. D. Adams, M. Atzmon, Y.-T. Cheng, and D. J. Srolovitz, J. Mater. Res. 7, 653 (1992).

8.      ※Epitaxial Growth of Double Hexagonal Close-packed Nd on a-Fe(111) Surface,§  Y.-T. Cheng and Y. L. Chen, Appl. Phys. Lett. 60, 1951 (1992).

9.      ※Ion Channeling Studies of Epitaxial Growth of a-Fe on Hydrogen-terminated Si(111)  Surfaces,§ M. M. Karmarkar, K. R. Padamanabhan, Y.-T. Cheng, and Y.-L. Chen, Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 237, 423 (1992).

10.  ※Structural Characterization and Raman Scattering of Epitaxial Aluminum Nitride Thin Films on Si(111),'' W.-J. Meng, T. A. Perry, J. Heremans, Y.-T. Cheng, Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 242, 469 (1992).

11.  ※Epitaxial Growth of Molybdenum on a-Iron (111) Surfaces,§ Yen-Lung Chen and Y.-T. Cheng, Materials Letters 15, 192 (1992).

12.  ※Microstructure and tribological characteristics of e-beam co-deposited Ag/Mo thin film coatings,§ S. C. Tung and Y.-T. Cheng, Wear 162-164, 763 (1993). 

13.  ※Epitaxial Growth of Molybdenum on a-Iron (111) Surfaces Studied by Ion Channeling, X-ray diffraction, and Transmission Electron Microscopy,§ Y.-T. Cheng, Yen-Lung Chen, M. M. Karmarkar, and K. R. Padamanabhan, J. Mat. Sci. Letters 12, 467 (1993).

14.  ※Epitaxial growth of Fe/Mo/Fe(111) and Fe/Cr/Fe(111) on Si(111),§ Y.-T. Cheng and Yen-Lung Chen, J. Mater. Res. 8, 1567 (1993).

15.  ※Formation of twins during epitaxial growth of a-iron films on silicon (111),§ Y.-T. Cheng, Yen-Lung Chen, Wen-Jin Meng, and Yang Li, Phys. Rev. Rapid Communications B48, 14729 (1993).

16.  ※Practical and fundamental studies of nanocrystalline composite thin films,§ Y.-T. Cheng, Boqin Qiu, Simon Tung, J. P. Blanchard, and G. Drew, Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 356, 875 (1995).

17.  ※Hardness of thin films of nanocomposites studied by nanoindentation and finite-element analysis,§ B. Qiu, Y.-T. Cheng, and J. P. Blanchard, Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 400, 305 (1996).

18.  ※Epitaxial growth of omega-titanium on the (111) surface of alpha iron,§ Y.-T. Cheng and Wen-Jin Meng, Physical Review Letters 76, 3999 (1996).

19.  ※Stress-induced growth of bismuth nanowires,§ Yang-Tse Cheng, Anita M. Weiner, Curtis A. Wong, Michael P. Balogh, and Michael J. Lukitsch, Appl. Phys. Lett.  81, 3248 (2002).

 

Amorphous Metals

1.      ※Amorphous and Crystalline Phase Formation by Ion Mixing of Ru-Zr and Ru-Ti,§ Y.-T. Cheng,  W. L. Johnson, and M-A. Nicolet, Mat.  Res. Soc. Symp. Proc.  37, 565  (1984).

2.      ※Studies on the Rules for Amorphous Phase Formation by Ion Mixing in Metallic Sstems,§ Y.-T. Cheng, W. L. Johnson, and M-A. Nicolet, in Advan. Appl. Ion Implantation, SPIE 530, p.134 (1985).

3.      ※Metallic System with Positive Heats of Mixing Under Ion Beam Irradiation and Rules for Amorphous Phase Formation,§ Y.-T. Cheng, K. M. Unruh, M. Van Rossum, M-A. Nicolet, and W. L. Johnson, in Proceedings of the 2nd Workshop on Ion Mixing and Surface Layer Alloying (Sandia Report, SAND85-2465, 1986), p. 52.

4.      ※Dominant Moving Species in the Formation of Amorphous NiZr by Solid-State Reaction,§ Y.-T. Cheng, W. L. Johnson, and M-A. Nicolet,  Appl.  Phys. Lett. 47, 800 (1985).

5.      ※Dominant Moving Species in Metallic Amorphous Phase Formation by Solid-State Reaction,§ Y.-T. Cheng,  M-A. Nicolet, and W. L. Johnson, Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc.   54, 175 (1986). 

6.      ※Disordered Materials - A Survey of Amorphous Solids§ (invited), Y.-T. Cheng and W. L. Johnson, Science 235, 997 (1987).

 

Ion-Solid Interactions

1.      ※Influence of Chemical Driving Forces in Ion Mixing of Metallic Bilayers,§ Y.-T. Cheng,   M. Van  Rossum, M-A. Nicolet, and W. L. Johnson, Appl. Phys. Lett.  45, 185 (1984).

2.      ※When is Thermodynamics Relevant to Ion-Induced Atomic Rearrangements in Metals?§ W. L. Johnson,  Y.-T. Cheng, M. Van Rossum, and M-A. Nicolet, Nuclear Instrum. Methods B7/8, 657 (1985).

3.      ※Correlation Between Cohesive Energy and Mixing Rate in Ion Mixing of Metallic Bilayers,'' M. Van Rossum, Y.-T. Cheng, M-A. Nicolet, and W. L. Johnson,  Appl. Phys. Lett. 46, 610 (1985).

4.      ※Correlation Between the Temperature Dependent Ion Mixing and the Cohesive Energy of Metallic Bilayers,§ Y.-T. Cheng,  X. A. Zhao,  W. L. Johnson, and M-A. Nicolet, J. Appl. Phys.  60, 2615 (1986).

5.      ※Studies of A Phenomenological Model of Ion Mixing in Metals,§ Y.-T. Cheng, T. W. Workman, M-A. Nicolet, and W. L. Johnson, Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 74, 419 (1987).

6.      ※The Effects of Thermodynamics on Ion Mixing,'' T. Workman, Y.-T. Cheng, W. L. Johnson, and M-A. Nicolet, Appl. Phys. Lett. 50, 1485 (1987).

7.      ※From Cascade to Spike - A Fractal Geometry Approach,§ Y.-T. Cheng,  M-A. Nicolet, and W. L. Johnson, Phys. Rev. Lett. 58, 2083 (1987).

8.      ※From Cascade to Spike - A Fractal Geometry Approach. II,§ Y.-T. Cheng,  Mat. Res. Soc. EA-13, 191 (1987).

9.      ※Diffusion in Collision Cascades: A Thermodynamic Viewpoint§ (invited), Van Rossum and Y.-T. Cheng, Diffusion and Defect Data 57-58, 1 (1988); Ion Implantation 1988, edited by F. H. Wöhlbier (Trans. Tech. Publications, Aedermannsdors, Switzerland, 1988), p.1.

10.  ※On the Fractal Nature of Collision Cascades§ (invited), Y.-T. Cheng, in NATO Advanced Study Institute, Materials Modification by High-fluence Ion Beams, edited by Roger Kelly and M. da Silva (Kluwer, Dordrecht, 1988), p.191.

11.  ※Effect of Ion Mixing on the Depth Resolution of Sputter Depth Profiling,§             Y.-T. Cheng, A. M. Dow, and B. M. Clemens, Appl. Phys. Lett. 53, 1346 (1988).

12.  ※Influence of Ion Mixing on the Depth Resolution of Sputter Depth Profiling,§         Y.-T.  Cheng, A. A. Dow, B. M. Clemens, E.-H. Cirlin, J. Vac. Sci. Tech. A7, 1641 (1989).

13.  ※A Comparison Between High-and Low-energy Ion Mixing,§ Y.-T. Cheng, E.-H. Cirlin, B. M. Clemens, and A. A. Dow, Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 189 (1989).

14.  ※Relationships Between Cohesive Energy, Debye Temperature, and the Onset of Temperature-dependent Ion Mixing,§ Y.-T. Cheng, Phys. Rev. Rapid Communications B40, 7403 (1989).

15.  ※Thermodynamic and Fractal Geometric Aspects of Ion-Solid Interactions§ (invited), Y.-T. Cheng, Materials Science and Engineering R: Reports (formerly Mat. Sci. Rep.) 5, 45 (1990).

16.  ※Influence of Ion Mixing, Ion Beam Induced Roughness, and Temperature on the Depth Resolution of Sputter Depth Profiling of Metallic Bilayer Interfaces,§ E.-H. Cirlin, Y.-T. Cheng, P. Ireland, Surf. Interface Analysis 15, 337 (1990).

17.  ※Mass and Geometry Effects on the Anisotropic Transport in Ion Mixing,§ G. W. Auner, Y.-T. Cheng, M. H. Alkaisi, and K. R. Padmanabhan, Appl. Phys. Lett. 58, 586 (1991).

18.  ※Cohesive Energy Effects on Anisotropic Transport in Ion Mixing,§ G. W. Auner, Y.-T. Cheng, M. H. Alkaisi, M. M. Karmarkar, and K. R. Padmanabhan, Nuclear Instrum. Methods B59/60, 504 (1991).

19.  ※Thermodynamic and Ballistic Aspects of Ion Mixing§ (invited), Y.-T. Cheng, G. W. Auner, M. H. Alkaisi, K. R. Padmanabhan, and   M. M. Karmarkar, Nuclear Instrum. Methods B59/60, 509 (1991).

20.  ※The Effects of Elevated Temperature on Sputter Depth Profiles of Silver/Nickel Bilayers,§ S. J. Simko, Y.-T. Cheng, and M. C. Militello, J. Vac. Sci. Tech. A9, 1477 (1991).

21.  ※Similarities and Differences in the Mechanisms of High and Low Energy Ion Mixing§ (invited), Y.-T. Cheng, S. J. Simko, M. C. Millitello, G. W. Auner, M. H. Alkaisi, and K. R. Padmanabhan, Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 201, 75 (1991).

22.  ※A Comparison Between High- and Low-energy Ion Mixing at Different Temperatures§ (invited), Y.-T. Cheng,  Nucl. Instrum. Methods B64, 38 (1992).

23.  ※Fundamentals of Ion Beam Mixing§ (invited), Y.-T. Cheng, in Beam Processing of Advanced Materials, edited by J. Singh and S. M. Copley (TMS, Warrendale, 1993), p. 469.

 

Other topics

1.      ※Effect of Added Si on the Resistivity of Co and Ni Films,§ S.-J.  Kim, Y.-T. Cheng,  and  M.-A.  Nicolet, in Advanced Processing and Characterization of Semiconductors III, SPIE Vol. 623, 269 (1986).

2.      ※Corrosion Resistance of Ion Implanted 304L Stainless Steel,§ N. L. Lee, G. B. Fisher, and Y.-T. Cheng, in Environmental Degradation of Ion and Laser Beam Treated Surfaces, edited by G. Was and K. S. Grabowski (TMS, Pennsylvania, 1989), p.107.

3.      ※On Concentration-dependent Solid-State Diffusion,§ Y.-T. Cheng, Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 230, 115 (1992).

4.       ※Vapor deposited thin gold coatings for high temperature electrical contacts,§ Y.-T. Cheng, George Drew, and Bryan Gillispie, in Electrical Contacts -1996, Proc. 42nd IEEE Holm Conference on Electrical Contacts joint with 18th International Conference on Electrical Contacts, p.404.

5.      ※Giant magnetoresistance and oscillation in epitaxial Fe/Cr(111) multilayers,§ Wen-C. Chiang, David V. Baxter, and Y.-T. Cheng, Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 384, 353 (1995).

6.      ※Variable magnetic field magnetic force microscopy of the magnetization reversal in epitaxial iron (1 1 1) thin films,§ S. Foss, C. Merton, R. Proksch, G. Skidmore, J. Schmidt, E. D. Dahlberg, T. Pokhil, and Y. -T. Cheng, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 190, 60 (1998).

7.      Mechamatronics: An Automotive Perspective,§ Browne, Alan L., Bucknor, Norman K., Cheng, Yang T., Johnson, Nancy L., Lin, William C., Namuduri, Chandra S., Sun, Zongxuan, and Usoro, Patrick, paper No. 5388-54, SPIE 11th International Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials, March 14-18, 2004, San Diego, CA.

8.      ※Structure and Mechanical Properties of MagnesiumTitanium Solid Solution Thin Film Alloys Prepared by Magnetronsputter Deposition,§ Daad Haddad, GuangLing Song, Yang-Tse Cheng, Magnesium Technology 2011, pp 617-621.

9.      ※Mg-Ti: A Possible Biodegradable, Biocompatible, Mechanically Matched Material for Temporary Implants,§ Ilona Hoffmann, Yang-Tse Cheng, David A. Puleo, Guangling Song and Richard A. Waldo, MRS Proceedings, 1301, mrsf10-1301-oo06-07 doi:10.1557/opl.2011.566 (2011).

10.  ※Improved bending fatigue and corrosion properties of a Mg每Al每Mn alloy by super vacuum die casting,§ Wei Wen, Alan A. Luo, Tongguang Zhai, Yan Jin, Yang-Tse Cheng, and Ilona Hoffmann, Scr. Mater. 67 (11), 879-882 (2012).

 

US Patents (48)

1.      ※Method of forming silver/molybdenum surface coating material,§ S. Tung and  Yang-Tse Cheng, US Patent 5,225,253 (July 6, 1993).

2.      ※Silver-nickel nano-composite coating for terminals of separable electrical connectors,§ Yang-Tse Cheng and George A. Drew, US Patent 5,679,471 (October 21, 1997).

3.      ※Hydrogen sensor,§ Yang-Tse Cheng, Yang Li, D. J. Lisi, S. Gutowski, and A. Poli, US Patent 5,670,115 (September 23, 1997).

4.      ※Thin film hydrogen sensor,§ Yang-Tse Cheng, A. Poli, M. A. Meltser, US Patent 5,886,614 (March 23, 1999).

5.      ※Low friction metal-ceramic composite coatings for electrical contacts,§ Yang-Tse Cheng, George Albert Drew, Bryan A. Gillispie, and Wen-Jin Meng, US Patent 6,007,390 (December 28, 1999).

6.      ※Low friction electrical terminals,§ George Albert Drew, Mark S. Ricketts, Bryan A. Gillispie, Yang-Tse Cheng, Robert A. Suchanek, US Patent 6,254,979 (July 3, 2001).

7.      ※Electrode and membrane-electrode arrangement for electrochemical cells,§ Gayatri Vyas, Swathy Swathirajan, Yang-Tse Cheng, and Youssef M. Mikhail, US Patent 6,521,381 (February 18, 2003).

8.      ※Releasable fastener system,§ Yang-Tse Cheng, Wangyang Ni, and John C. Ulicny, US Patent 6,766,566 (July 27, 2004).

9.      ※Metallic nanowire and method of making the same,§ Anita M. Weiner, Curtis A. Wong, Yang-Tse Cheng, Michael P. Balogh, Michael J. Lukitsch, US Patent 6,841,013 (January 11, 2005).

10.  ※Metallic nanowire and method of making the same,§ Anita M. Weiner, Curtis A. Wong, Yang-Tse Cheng, Michael P. Balogh, Michael J. Lukitsch, US Patent 6,841,235 (January 11, 2005).

11.  ※Planetary gearset with multi-layer coated sun gear,§ Leonid C. Lev, Yang-Tse Cheng, Neil E. Anderson, Anita M. Weiner, and Robert F. Paluch, US patent 6,846,261 (January 25, 2005).

12.  ※Ultra-low loadings of gold for stainless steel bipolar plates,§ Gayatri Vyas, Yang-Tse Cheng, Mahmoud H. Abd Elhamid, and Youssef M. Mikhail, US patent 6,866,958 (March 15, 2005).

13.  ※Metallic-based adhesion materials,§ Y.-T. Cheng, W. Ni, L. C. Lev, M. J. Lukitsch, D. S. Grummon, and Anita M. Weiner, US patent 6,866,730 (March 15, 2005).

14.  ※Oxidation-resistant magnetorheological fluid,§ John C. Ulicny and Yang T. Cheng, US 6,929,757 (August 16, 2005).

15.  ※Metallic-based adhesion materials,§ Y.-T. Cheng, W. Ni, L. C. Lev, M. J. Lukitsch, D. S. Grummon, and Anita M. Weiner, US patent 7,005,195 (February 28, 2006).

16.  ※Self-healing tribological surfaces,§ Y.-T. Cheng, W. Ni, M. J. Lukitsch, A. M. Weiner, and D. S. Grummon, US patent 7,060,140 (June 13, 2006).

17.  ※Metallic nanowire and method of making the same,§ Anita M. Weiner, Curtis A. Wong, Yang-Tse Cheng, Michael P. Balogh, Michael J. Lukitsch, US Patent 7,081,293 (July 25, 2006).

18.  ※Gear surface treatment procedure,§ Leonid C. Lev, Michael J. Lukitsch, Yang-Tse Cheng, Anita M. Weiner, Robert F. Paluch, US patent 7,138,066 (November 21, 2006).

19.  ※Diamond coated article and method of its production,§ Leonid C. Lev, Yang T. Cheng, Michael J. Lukitsch, and Anita M. Weiner, US patent 7,195,817 (March 27, 2007).

20.  ※Friction stir processing for surface properties,§ Yen-Lung Chen, Thomas Arthur Perry, Yang-Tse Cheng, and Anita M. Weiner, US patent 7,225,969 (June 5, 2007).

21.  ※Roller hemming apparatus and method,§ John E. Carsley, Wayne W. Cai, Gary A. Kruger, Paul E. Krajewski, Yang-Tse Cheng, US patent 7,290,423 (November 6, 2007).

22.  ※CVT belt with chromium nitride coating,§ Yucong Wang, Sohail A. Khan, Beizhi Zhou, Reuben Sarkar, Michael J. Lukitsch, Yang-Tse Cheng, Anita M. Weiner, US patent 7,294,077 (November 13, 2007).

23.  Magnetorheological fluid compositions,§ Yang-Tse Cheng, John C. Ulicny, Thomas A. Perry, and Mark A. Golden, US patent 7,354,528 (April 8, 2008).

24.  Magnetorheological fluid compositions,§ John C. Ulicny, Yang-Tse Cheng, Mark A. Golden, Keith S. Snavely, US patent 7,419,616  (September 2, 2008).

25.  ※Information storage device,§ Jihui; Yang, Dexter D. Snyder, and Yang-Tse Cheng, US patent 7,443,003 (October 28, 2008).

26.  ※Reconfigurable fixture device and methods of use,§ Mark W. Verbrugge, Jihui Yang, Yang T. Cheng, Michael J. Lukitsch, Alan L. Browne, Nilesh D. Mankame, US patent 7,480,975 (January 27, 2009).

27.  Magnetorheological fluid compositions,§ Yang-Tse Cheng, John C. Ulicny, Mark A. Golden, and Keith S. Snavely, US patent 7,521,002 (April 21, 2009).

28.  ※Two-Way Shape Memory Surfaces,§ Yijun Zhang, Yang T. Cheng, David S. Grummon, US patent 7,563,334 (July 21, 2009).

29.  ※Ultra-low loadings of gold for stainless steel bipolar plates,§ Gayatri Vyas, Yang-Tse Cheng, Mahmoud H. Abd Elhamid, and Youssef M. Mikhail, US patent 7,625,654  (December 1, 2009).

30.  ※Magnesium-titanium solid solution alloys§ Yang T. Cheng, Mark W. Verbrugge, Michael P. Balogh, Daniel E. Rodak, Michael Lukitsch, US patent  7,651,732 (January 26, 2010).

31.  ※Hydrophilic surface modification of bipolar plate,§ Mahmoud H. Abd Elhamid,  Gayatri Vyas, Yang-Tse Cheng, and Richard H. Blunk, US patent 7,709,145 (May 4, 2010).

32.  ※Lubricant for elevated temperature forming,§ Paul E. Krajewski and Yang T. Cheng, US patent 7,730,753 (June 8, 2010).

33.  ※Fuel cell water management enhancement method,§ Yang-Tse Cheng, Gayatri Vyas, and Mahmoud H. Abd Elhamid, US patent 7,842,435 (November 30, 2010).

34.  ※Piston Skirt Oil Retention for an Internal Combustion Engine,§ Fanghui Shi and Y.-T. Cheng, US patent 7,866,295 (January 11, 2011).

35.  Method for forming articles having apertures and articles having substantially reduced residual compressive stress,§ Leonid C. Lev, Jon T. Carter, Yang T. Cheng,  Carolina C. Ang, US patent 7,879,402 (February 1, 2011).

36.  ※Fuel cell assembly,§ Yang T. Cheng, Michael J. Lukitsch, William R. Rodgers,  Paula D. Fasulo, US patent 7,972,744 (July 5, 2011).

37.  ※Apparatus with active material surface in contact with rheological fluid and method of enhancing performance thereof,§ Mark A. Golden, John C. Ulicny, and Yang T. Cheng, US patent 8,056,687 (November 15, 2011). 

38.  ※Remote activation of thermo-reversible dry adhesives,§ Yang T. Cheng, Tao Xie, Xingcheng Xiao, John C. Ulicny, and Hamid G. Kia, US patent 8,057,891 (November 15, 2011).

39.  ※Layered coating and method for forming the same,§ Leonid C. Lev, Michael J. Lukitsch, Yang T. Cheng, Anita M. Weiner, Robert F. Paluch, and Neil E. Anderson, US patent 8,092,922 (January 10, 2012).

40.  ※Self-healing and scratch resistant shape memory polymer system,§ Xingcheng Xiao,  Tao Xie, and Yang T. Cheng, US patent 8,198,349 (June 12, 2012).

41.  ※EMBOSSED SHAPE MEMORY SHEET METAL ARTICLE,§ John R. Bradley, Paul E. Krajewski, Yang T. Cheng, US patent 8,266,938  (September 18, 2012).

42.  Method for forming articles having apertures and articles having substantially reduced residual compressive stress,§ Leonid C. Lev, Jon T. Carter, Yang T. Cheng,  Carolina C. Ang, US patent 8,357,429 (January 22, 2013).

43.  ※Method For Making Super-Hydrophilic And Electrically Conducting Surfaces For Fuel Cell Bipolar Plates,§ Daniel E. Rodak, Yang T. Cheng, Mei Cai, Martin S. Ruthkosky; US patent 8,603,703 (December 10, 2013).

44.  ※Liquid-metal negative electrode for lithium-ion batteries,§ Yang T. Cheng, Stephen J. Harris, Adam T. Timmons, US patent 8,642,201 (February 4, 2014).

45.  ※Self healing lithium-ion battery negative electrodes, product including same, and methods of making and using same,§ Yang T. Cheng, Stephen J. Harris, Adam T. Timmons, US patent 8,658,295 (February 25, 2014).

46.  ※Self-healing and scratch resistant shape memory polymer system,§ Xingcheng Xiao,  Tao Xie, and Yang T. Cheng, US patent 8,664,299 (March 4, 2014).

47.  ※Liquid metal electrodes for rechargeable batteries,§ Rutooj D. Deshpande, Juchuan Li, Yang-Tse Cheng,  US patent 8,841,014 (September 23, 2014).

48.  ※Polymer systems with multiple shape memory effect,§ Xie; Tao (Troy, MI), Xiao; Xingcheng (Troy, MI), Cheng; Yang T. (Troy, MI), US patent 8,865,310 (October 21, 2014).

 

US Patent Application Publications (13)

1.      ※Dry machinable aluminum castings,§ Carolina C. Ang, Jean M. Dasch, Yang-Tse Cheng, Vadim Rezhets, Bob R. Powell, JR., Robert F. Paluch, US patent application publication 20060021211 (February 2, 2006).

2.      ※Method of enhancing fuel cell water management,§ Yang-Tse Cheng, Anita M. Weiner, Curtis A. Wang, Daniel Rodak, Gayatri Vyas, Maria C. Militello, US patent application publication US 20060040163 (Feb. 23, 2006).

3.      ※Composite proton exchange membrane and method of making same,§ Yang T. Cheng, Michael J. Lukitsch,  William R. Rodgers, Paula D. Fasulo, US patent application publication US patent 20060068257 (March 30, 2006).

4.      ※Method and apparatus for damping vehicle noise,§ Yang-Tse Cheng, Thomas Arthur Perry, Mark W. Verbrugge, US patent application publication 20060186589 (August 24, 2006).

5.      ※Diffusion media, fuel cells, and fuel cell powered systems,§ Tao Xie, Chunxin Ji, and Yang-Tse Cheng, US patent application publication 20060240312 (October 26, 2006).

6.      ※Dissipating friction and heat during machining,§ Jean M. Dasch, Yang T. Cheng, Richard Allen Waldo, US patent application publication 20070215253 (September 20, 2007).

7.      ※Dry machining of soft metal-modified aluminum castings with carbon-coated tools,§ Carolina C. Ang, Jean M. Dasch, Yang T. Cheng, US patent application publication US2007256763A (November 8, 2007).

8.      ※Composite article having adjustable surface morphology and methods of making and using,§ David S. Grummon,  Yang T. Cheng,  US patent application publication 20090047489 (February 19, 2009).

9.      ※Polymer systems with multiple shape memory effect,§ Tao Xie, Xingcheng Xiao, and Yang-T. Cheng, US patent application 20100028683 (February 4, 2010).

10.  ※Remote activation of thermo-reversible adhesives,§ Yang T. Cheng, Tao Xie, Xingcheng Xiao, John C. Ulicny, Hamid Kia, US patent application 20100190011 (July 29, 2010).

11.  ※Diffusion Media, Fuel Cells, and Fuel Cell Powered Systems, Tao Xie, Chunxin Ji, Yang-Tse Cheng, US patent application 20110070524 (March 24, 2011).

12.  ※Composite Components Having Variable Surface Properties,§ Soumendra K. Basu and Yang T. Cheng, US patent application 20110272238 (November 10, 2011).

13.  ※Lithium-ion battery negative electrodes, product including same, and methods of making the same,§ Yang T. Cheng, Stephen J. Harris, Adam T. Timmons, US patent application 20120244390 (September 27, 2012).