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Research Output 1989 2019

2019

An analysis of the tensile deformation behavior of commercial die-cast magnesium-aluminum-based alloys

Ang, H. Q., Abbott, T. B., Zhu, S. & Easton, M. A., 1 Aug 2019, In : Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A: Physical Metallurgy and Materials Science. 50A, 8, p. 3827-3841 15 p.

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Compressive creep behavior of high-pressure die-cast aluminum-containing magnesium alloys developed for elevated temperature applications

Gavras, S., Zhu, S., Easton, M. A., Gibson, M. A. & Dieringa, H., 23 Oct 2019, In : Frontiers in Materials. 6, 9 p., 262.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Quench sensitivity in a dispersoid-containing Al-Mg-Si alloy

Strobel, K., Easton, M. A., Lay, M. D. H., Rometsch, P. A., Zhu, S., Sweet, L., Parson, N. C. & Hill, A. J., 1 Apr 2019, In : Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A: Physical Metallurgy and Materials Science. 50A, 4, p. 1957-1969 13 p.

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Revisiting the intermetallic phases in high-pressure die-cast Mg–4Al–4Ce and Mg–4Al–4La alloys

Zhu, S., Wong, C., Styles, M. J., Abbott, T. B., Nie, J. F. & Easton, M. A., 1 Oct 2019, In : Materials Characterization. 156, 8 p., 109839.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Solidification path and microstructure evolution of Mg-3Al-14La alloy: implications for the Mg-rich corner of the Mg-Al-La phase diagram

Wong, C., Nogita, K., Styles, M. J., Zhu, S., Qiu, D., McDonald, S. D., Gibson, M. A., Abbott, T. B. & Easton, M. A., 5 May 2019, In : Journal of Alloys and Compounds. 784, p. 527-534 8 p.

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2018
4 Citations (Scopus)

(Al,Mg)3La: a new phase in the Mg–Al–La system

Wong, C., Styles, M. J., Zhu, S., Qiu, D., McDonald, S. D., Zhu, Y., Gibson, M. A., Abbott, T. B. & Easton, M. A., 1 Aug 2018, In : Acta Crystallographica Section B: Structural Science, Crystal Engineering and Materials. 74, 4, p. 370-375 6 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Development of magnesium-rare earth die-casting alloys

Easton, M., Gibson, M. A., Zhu, S., Abbott, T., Nie, J. F., Bettles, C. J. & Savage, G., 2018, Magnesium Technology 2018. Solanki, K. N., Joshi, V., Neelameggham, N. R. & Orlov, D. (eds.). Springer, p. 329-336 8 p. (Minerals, Metals and Materials Series; vol. Part F7).

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Experimental study of the solidification microstructure in the Mg-Rich corner of Mg–Al–Ce system

Wong, C., Styles, M. J., Zhu, S., Abbott, T., Nogita, K., McDonald, S. D., StJohn, D. H., Gibson, M. A. & Easton, M. A., 1 Jan 2018, Magnesium Technology 2018. Solanki, K. N., Joshi, V., Neelameggham, N. R. & Orlov, D. (eds.). Springer, p. 79-85 7 p. (Minerals, Metals and Materials Series; vol. Part F7).

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2017
3 Citations (Scopus)

Anelasticity of die-cast magnesium-aluminium based alloys under different strain rates

Ang, H. Q., Abbott, T. B., Zhu, S. & Easton, M. A., 7 Nov 2017, In : Materials Science and Engineering A. 707, p. 101-109 9 p.

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Effect of strain rate on mechanical behaviour of commercial die-cast magnesium alloys

Ang, H. Q., Abbott, T. B., Zhu, S. & Easton, M. A., 1 Jan 2017, Materials Science and Technology Conference and Exhibition 2017, MS and T 2017. Association for Iron and Steel Technology, p. 164-170 7 p. (Materials Science and Technology Conference and Exhibition 2017, MS and T 2017; vol. 1).

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Influence of flash treatment on pseudoelastic behaviour of biomedical Ti-25Nb-3Zr-3Mo-2Sn alloy

Zhu, S., Zhu, Y., Dargusch, M. & Nie, J-F., 2017, THERMEC 2016. Sommitsch, C., Ionescu, M., Mishra, B., Kozeschnik, E. & Chandra, T. (eds.). Pfaffikon Switzerland: Trans Tech Publications, p. 1375-1380 6 p. (Materials Science Forum; vol. 879).

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18 Citations (Scopus)

Microstructure and mechanical properties of LPSO phase dominant Mg85.8Y7.1Zn7.1 and Mg85.8Y7.1Ni7.1 alloys

Zhu, S. M., Lapovok, R., Nie, J. F., Estrin, Y. & Mathaudhu, S. N., 24 Apr 2017, In : Materials Science and Engineering A: Structural Materials: Properties, Microstructure and Processing. 692, p. 35-42 8 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Microstructure and tensile properties of Mg-3Al-1Zn sheets produced by hot-roller-cold-material rolling

Liu, D., Bian, M. Z., Zhu, S. M., Chen, W. Z., Liu, Z. Y., Wang, E. D. & Nie, J. F., 26 Oct 2017, In : Materials Science and Engineering A: Structural Materials: Properties, Microstructure and Processing. 706, p. 304-310 7 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Performance evaluation of high-pressure die-cast magnesium alloys

Easton, M., Zhu, S., Gibson, M., Abbott, T., Ang, H. Q., Chen, X., Birbilis, N. & Savage, G., 1 Jan 2017, Magnesium Technology 2017. Neelameggham, N. R., Singh, A., Solanki, K. N. & Orlov, D. (eds.). Springer, p. 123-129 7 p. (Minerals, Metals and Materials Series; vol. Part F8).

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Phase stability and formation in Mg–Gd–Zn alloys—key data for ICME of Mg alloys

Schmid-Fetzer, R., Gröbner, J., Zhu, S., Nie, J. F. & Gibson, M. A., 2017, Magnesium Technology 2017. Neelameggham, N. R., Singh, A., Solanki, K. N. & Orlov, D. (eds.). Springer, p. 365-371 7 p. (Minerals, Metals and Materials Series; vol. Part F8).

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6 Citations (Scopus)

Strain-rate sensitivity of die-cast magnesium-aluminium based alloys

Ang, H. Q., Zhu, S., Abbott, T. B., Qiu, D. & Easton, M. A., 24 Jun 2017, In : Materials Science and Engineering A. 699, p. 239-246 8 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of minor Mn additions on creep resistance of die-cast Mg–Al–RE alloys

Zhu, S. M., Abbott, T. B., Gibson, M. A., Nie, J. F. & Easton, M. A., 13 Jan 2017, In : Materials Science and Engineering A: Structural Materials: Properties, Microstructure and Processing. 682, p. 535-541 7 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)

The mechanism of aqueous stress-corrosion cracking of α + β titanium alloys

Cao, S., Zhu, S., Lim, C. V. S., Zhou, X., Chen, X., Hinton, B. R. W., Boyer, R. R., Williams, J. C. & Wu, X., 15 Aug 2017, In : Corrosion Science. 125, p. 29-39 11 p.

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2016
26 Citations (Scopus)

Age hardening in die-cast Mg-Al-RE alloys due to minor Mn additions

Zhu, S. M., Abbott, T., Gibson, M. A., Nie, J. F. & Easton, M. A., 22 Feb 2016, In : Materials Science and Engineering A: Structural Materials: Properties, Microstructure and Processing. 656, p. 34-38 5 p.

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Atomic-scale study of {1 1 2} twin boundary structure in a β-Ti alloy

Zhu, Y., Zhu, S. & Nie, J-F., 2 Jul 2016, In : Philosophical Magazine Letters. 96, 7, p. 280-285 6 p.

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16 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of quench rate and natural ageing on the age hardening behaviour of aluminium alloy AA6060

Strobel, K., Lay, M. D. H., Easton, M. A., Sweet, L., Zhu, S., Parson, N. C. & Hill, A. J., 1 Jan 2016, In : Materials Characterization. 111, p. 43-52 10 p.

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12 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of Magnesium Die-Casting Alloys for Elevated Temperature Applications: Castability

Easton, M. A., Zhu, S., Abbott, T. B., Dargusch, M., Murray, M., Savage, G., Hort, N. & Gibson, M. A., 1 Jun 2016, In : Advanced Engineering Materials. 18, 6, p. 953-962 10 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)

HAADF-STEM study of phase separation and the subsequent alpha phase precipitation in a beta-Ti alloy

Zhu, Y., Zhu, S-M., Dargusch, M. S. & Nie, J. F., Feb 2016, In : Scripta Materialia. 112, p. 46 - 49 4 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Hot tearing in magnesium-rare earth alloys

Easton, M., Gavras, S., Gibson, M., Zhu, S., Nie, J. F. & Abbott, T., 2016, TMS 2016: Proceedings of the Magnesium Technology Symposium held at the 145th TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition: Nashville, Tennessee; February 14-18, 2016. Singh, A., Solanki, K., Manuel, M. V. & Neelameggham, N. R. (eds.). Hoboken NJ USA: John Wiley & Sons, p. 123-128 6 p. (Magnesium Technology; vol. 2016).

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14 Citations (Scopus)

Improving Formability of Mg–Ca–Zr Sheet Alloy by Microalloying of Zn

Bian, M. Z., Zeng, Z. R., Xu, S. W., Zhu, S. M., Zhu, Y. M., Davies, C. H. J., Birbilis, N. & Nie, J. F., 1 Oct 2016, In : Advanced Engineering Materials. 18, 10, p. 1763-1769 7 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

Metastable phase formation in ternary Mg-Gd-Zn alloys

Gröbner, J., Zhu, S., Nie, J-F., Gibson, M. A. & Schmid-Fetzer, R., 5 Aug 2016, In : Journal of Alloys and Compounds. 675, p. 149-157 9 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Microstructural Evolution During Multi-Pass Friction Stir Processing of a Magnesium Alloy

Tripathi, A., Tewari, A., Kanjarla, A. K., Srinivasan, N., Reddy, G. M., Zhu, S. M., Nie, J. F., Doherty, R. D. & Samajdar, I., 1 May 2016, In : Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A - Physical Metallurgy and Materials Science. 47A, 5, p. 2201-2216 16 p.

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22 Citations (Scopus)

On the microstructural factors affecting creep resistance of die-cast Mg–La-rare earth (Nd, Y or Gd) alloys

Gavras, S., Zhu, S. M., Nie, J. F., Gibson, M. A. & Easton, M. A., 15 Oct 2016, In : Materials Science and Engineering A. 675, p. 65-75 11 p.

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9 Citations (Scopus)

Proof stress measurement of die-cast magnesium alloys

Ang, H. Q., Abbott, T. B., Zhu, S., Gu, C. & Easton, M. A., 15 Dec 2016, In : Materials & Design. 112, p. 402-409 8 p.

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21 Citations (Scopus)

The Influence of Individual Rare Earth Elements (La, Ce, or Nd) on Creep Resistance of Die-Cast Magnesium Alloy AE44

Zhu, S., Easton, M. A., Abbott, T. B., Gibson, M. A. & Nie, J-F., 1 Jun 2016, In : Advanced Engineering Materials. 18, 6, p. 932-937 6 p.

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2015
1 Citation (Scopus)

Achievements in magnesium alloy research

Easton, M. A., Gibson, M. A., Zhu, S-M., Yang, K. & Abbott, T. B., 2015, Materials Science Forum: Light Metals Technology 2015. Chikwanda, H. K. & Chikosha, S. (eds.). Pfaffikon Switzerland: Trans Tech Publications, Vol. 828-829. p. 3 - 8 6 p.

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16 Citations (Scopus)

Atomic-scale investigation of interface-facilitated deformation twinning in severely deformed Ag-Cu nanolamellar composites

An, X. H., Zhu, S. M., Cao, Y., Kawasaki, M., Liao, X. Z., Ringer, S. P., Nie, J. F., Langdon, T. G. & Zhu, Y. T., 2015, In : Applied Physics Letters. 107, 1, p. 1 - 5 5 p.

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54 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of magnesium die-casting alloys for elevated temperature applications: Microstructure, tensile properties, and creep resistance

Zhu, S., Easton, M. A., Abbott, T. B., Nie, J-F., Dargusch, M. S., Hort, N. & Gibson, M. A., Aug 2015, In : Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A - Physical Metallurgy and Materials Science. 46A, 8, p. 3543 - 3554 12 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Microstructural origin of friction stir processed zone in a magnesium alloy

Tripathi, A., Tewari, A., Srinivasan, N., Reddy, G. M., Zhu, S-M., Nie, J. F., Doherty, R. D. & Samajdar, I., Aug 2015, In : Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A - Physical Metallurgy and Materials Science. 46A, 8, p. 3333-3336 4 p.

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44 Citations (Scopus)

Phase equilibria and transformations in ternary Mg-Gd-Zn alloys

Gröbner, J., Kozlov, A., Fang, X. -Y., Zhu, S., Nie, J. F., Gibson, M. A. & Schmid-Fetzer, R., 15 May 2015, In : Acta Materialia. 90, p. 400-416 17 p.

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2014
27 Citations (Scopus)

An a priori hot-tearing indicator applied to die-cast magnesium-rare earth alloys

Easton, M. A., Gibson, M. A., Zhu, S-M. & Abbott, T. B., Jul 2014, In : Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A - Physical Metallurgy and Materials Science. 45A, 8, p. 3586-3595 10 p.

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13 Citations (Scopus)

Heat treatment of vacuum high pressure die cast magnesium alloy AZ91

Wang, X. J., Zhu, S-M., Easton, M. A., Gibson, M. A. & Savage, G., 2014, In : International Journal of Cast Metals Research. 27, 3, p. 161 - 166 6 p.

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20 Citations (Scopus)

Microstructure and property evaluation of high-pressure die-cast Mg-La-rare earth (Nd, Y or Gd) alloys

Gavras, S., Easton, M. A., Gibson, M. A., Zhu, S-M. & Nie, J. F., 2014, In : Journal of Alloys and Compounds. 597, p. 21 - 29 9 p.

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28 Citations (Scopus)

On the unexpected formation of rare earth hydrides in magnesium-rare earth casting alloys

Zhu, S-M., Nie, J. F., Gibson, M. A. & Easton, M. A., 2014, In : Scripta Materialia. 77, p. 21 - 24 4 p.

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20 Citations (Scopus)

Precipitation process in a Mg-Gd-Y alloy grain-refined by Al addition

Dai, J., Zhu, S-M., Easton, M. A., Xu, W., Wu, G. & Ding, W., 2014, In : Materials Characterization. 88, p. 7 - 14 8 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of HIPping pressure on phase transformations in Ti-5Al-5Mo-5V-3Cr

Cao, L., Wu, X., Zhu, S-M., Mei, J., Wu, X. & Bettles, C. J., 2014, In : Materials Science and Engineering A: Structural Materials: Properties, Microstructure and Processing. 598, p. 207 - 216 10 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

The effect of trace levels of Ni and V on the microstructure and properties of four common aluminum alloys

Grandfield, J., Sweet, L., Beer, A., Zhu, S., Chen, X. & Easton, M., 2014, Light Metals 2014: Proceedings of the symposia sponsored by the TMS Aluminium Committee at the TMS 2014 Annual Meeting & Exhibition, February 16-20, 2014, San Diego, California, USA. Grandfield, J. (ed.). Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, p. 969-974 6 p.

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2013
21 Citations (Scopus)

Analysis of the creep behaviour of die-cast Mg-3Al-1Si alloy

Zhu, S-M., Easton, M. A., Gibson, M. A., Dargusch, M. S. & Nie, J. F., 2013, In : Materials Science and Engineering A: Structural Materials: Properties, Microstructure and Processing. 578, p. 377 - 382 6 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)

An initial assessment of the effects of increased Ni and V content in A356 and AA6063 alloys

Grandfield, J., Sweet, E., Davidson, C., Mitchell, J., Beer, A. G., Zhu, S-M., Chen, X. & Easton, M. A., 2013, Light Metals 2013. Sadler, B. A. (ed.). Hoboken NJ USA: John Wiley & Sons, p. 39 - 45 7 p.

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29 Citations (Scopus)

Heat treatment, microstructure and mechanical properties of a Mg-Gd-Y alloy grain-refined by Al additions

Dai, J., Zhu, S-M., Easton, M. A., Zhang, M. X., Qiu, D., Wu, G., Liu, W. & Ding, W-J., 2013, In : Materials Science and Engineering A: Structural Materials: Properties, Microstructure and Processing. 576, p. 298 - 305 8 p.

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15 Citations (Scopus)

Influences of nickel and vanadium impurities on microstructure of aluminum alloys

Zhu, S-M., Yao, J. Y., Sweet, E., Easton, M. A., Taylor, J. A., Robinson, P. & Parson, N. C., 2013, In : JOM. 65, 5, p. 584 - 592 9 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Thermodynamics of phase formation in Mg-La-Ce-Nd alloys

Schmid-Fetzer, R., Grobner, J., Kozlov, A., Hampl, M., Easton, M. A., Zhu, S-M., Gibson, M. A. & Nie, J. F., 2013, Magnesium Technology 2013. Hort, N., Mathaudhu, S. N., Neelameggham, N. R. & Alderman, M. (eds.). Hoboken NY USA: John Wiley & Sons, p. 243 - 248 6 p.

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2012
52 Citations (Scopus)

Analysis of microstructure and strengthening in pure titanium recycled from machining chips by equal channel angular pressing using electron backscatter diffraction

Luo, P., McDonald, D. T., Zhu, S-M., Palanisamy, S., Dargusch, M. S. & Xia, K., 2012, In : Materials Science and Engineering A: Structural Materials: Properties, Microstructure and Processing. 538, p. 252 - 258 7 p.

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20 Citations (Scopus)

Casting defects and mechanical properties of high pressure die cast Mg-Zn-Al-RE alloys

Xiao, W., Easton, M. A., Zhu, S-M., Dargusch, M. S., Gibson, M. A., Jia, S. & Nie, J. F., 2012, In : Advanced Engineering Materials. 14, 1-2, p. 68 - 76 9 p.

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27 Citations (Scopus)

Compressive deformation behavior of a near-beta titanium alloy

Song, W. Q., Sun, S., Zhu, S-M., Wang, G., Wang, J. & Dargusch, M. S., 2012, In : Materials & Design. 34, p. 739 - 745 7 p.

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