Dr. Yanwen Zhang


Research and Professional Experience: 

Professional Activities, Honors, Awards:

Selected Publications: (over 250 refereed journal articles and conference proceedings including 68 as lead author; over 50 invited presentations)

  1. Y. Zhang, G. Malcolm Stocks, K. Jin, C. Lu, H. Bei, B. C. Sales, L. Wang, L. K. Béland, R. E. Stoller, G. D. Samolyuk, M. Caro, A. Caro, and W. J. Weber, “Influence of chemical disorder on energy dissipation and defect evolution in nickel and Ni-based concentrated solid-solution alloys,” Nature Commun. 6, 8736 (2015). DOI:10.1038/ncomms9736.
  2. Y. Zhang, R. Sachan, O. H. Pakarinen, M. F. Chisholm, P. Liu, H. Xue, and W. J. Weber, “Ionization-induced annealing of pre-existing defects in silicon carbide,” Nature Commun. 6, 8049 (2015). DOI:10.1038/ncomms9049.
  3. Y. Zhang, A. Debelle, A. Boulle, P. Kluth, and F. Tuomisto, “Advanced Techniques for Characterization of Ion Beam Modified Materials,” Curr. Opin. Solid State Mater. Sci. 19 [1]: 19-28 (2015). DOI :10.1016/j.cossms.2014.09.007.
  4. W. J. Weber, D. M. Duffy, L. Thomé and Y. Zhang, “The role of electronic energy loss in ion beam modification of materials,” Curr. Opin. Solid State Mater. Sci. 19 [1]: 1-11 (2015). DOI:10.1016/j.cossms.2014.09.003.
  5. Y. Zhang, D. S. Aidhy, T. Varga, S. Moll, P. D. Edmondson, F. Namavar, K. Jin, C. N. Ostrouchov, and W. J. Weber, “The effect of electronic energy loss on irradiation-induced grain growth in nanocrystalline oxides,” Phys Chem Chem Phys 16, 8051–8059 (2014). DOI:10.1039/C4CP00392F.
  6. Y. Zhang, M. L. Crespillo, H. Xue, K. Jin, C.-H. Chen, C. L. Fontana, J. T. Graham, and W. J. Weber, “New Ion Beam Materials Laboratory for Materials Modification and Irradiation Effects Research,” Nucl Instrum & Meth B 338, 19–30 (2014). DOI:10.1016/j.nimb.2014.07.028.
  7. Z. Tang, M. C. Gao, H. Diao, T. Yang, J. Liu, T. Zuo, Y. Zhang, Z. Lu, Y. Cheng, Y. Zhang, K. A. Dahmen, P. K. Liaw, and T. Egami, “Aluminum Alloying Effects on Lattice Types, Microstructures and Mechanical Behavior of High-Entropy Alloys Systems,” JOM 65, No. 12, 1848–1858 (2013). DOI:10.1007/s11837-013-0776-z.
  8. Y. Zhang, M. Ishimaru, T. Varga, T. Oda, C. Hardiman, H. Xue, Y. Katoh, S. Shannon, and W. J. Weber, “Nanoscale Engineering of Radiation Tolerant Silicon Carbide,” Phys Chem Chem Phys 14, 13429 (2012).  DOI: 10.1039/c2cp42342a.
  9. C. M. Parish, P. D. Edmondson, Y. Zhang, and M. K. Miller, “Direct observation of ion-irradiation-induced chemical mixing,” J Nucl Mater 418, 106–109 (2011). DOI:10.1016/j.jnucmat.2011.07.035.
  10. M. K. Miller and Y. Zhang, “Fabrication and Characterization of APT Specimens from High Dose Heavy Ion Irradiated Materials,” Ultramicroscopy 111, 672–675 (2011). DOI: 10.1016/j.ultramic.2010.12.036.