• Effect of Al2O3 Nanoparticles as Reinforcement on the Tensile Behavior of Al-12Si Composites 

      Ma, Pan; Jia, Yandong; Konda Gokuldoss, Prashanth; Yu, Zhishui; Yang, Shanglei; Zhao, Jian; Li, Chonggui (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Al2O3 nanoparticle-reinforced Al-12Si matrix composites were successfully fabricated by hot pressing and subsequent hot extrusion. The influence of weight fraction of Al2O3 particles on the microstructure, mechanical ...
    • Effect of Si content on the microstructure and properties of Al–Si alloys fabricated using hot extrusion 

      Ma, Pan; Jia, Yandong; Konda Gokuldoss, Prashanth; Yu, Zhishui; Li, Chonggui; Zhao, Jian; Yang, Shanglei; Huang, Lixin (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Al–(12, 20, 35 wt%)Si alloys were fabricated using powder metallurgy process involving hot pressing followed by hot extrusion. The effect of Si content on the microstructure [by scanning electron microscopy], the mechanical ...
    • Laser welding of niobium to AISI 304 steel using a copper interlayer 

      Zhao, Jian; Shi, Mingxiao; Li, Yanjun; Ma, Xiang; Fang, Zhenxing; Yan, Hua (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Cu interlayers with thicknesses of 1, 1.5, and 2 mm were used to join niobium and AISI 304 steel. Fractures occurred in the weld, the Nb base metal, and the unmelted Cu interlayer when the Cu interlayer thickness was 1, ...