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Density changes in amorphous silicon induced by swift heavy ions

October 4, 2022
Sjoerd Roorda, Amelie Lacroix, Stephanie Codsi, Gabrielle Long, Fan Zhang, Steven Weigand, Christina Trautmann
Pure and gold-doped amorphous silicon membranes were irradiated with swift heavy ions (75 MeV Ag or 1.1 GeV Au ions) and studied by small angle X-ray scattering. The samples that were irradiated with 1.1 GeV Au ions produced a scattering pattern consistent

Phase transformation dynamics guided alloy design for additive manufacturing

August 23, 2022
Qilin Guo, Minglei Qu, Chihpin Chuang, Lianghua Xiong, Ali Nabaa, Zachary Young, Yang Ren, Peter Kenesei, Fan Zhang, Lianyi Chen
Fusion-based additive manufacturing technologies enable the fabrication of geometrically and compositionally complex parts unachievable by conventional manufacturing methods. However, the non-uniform and far-from-equilibrium heating/cooling conditions pose

Stable Nitride Precipitation in Additively Manufactured Nickel Superalloys

April 6, 2022
James Zuback, Fan Zhang, Andrew Iams, Lucille Giannuzzi, Todd Palmer
With negligible quantities of nitrogen, wrought and welded solid solution strengthened nickel superalloys usually contain carbides and topologically close-packed phases, such as Laves phase. However, appreciable nitrogen levels on the order of 0.1 mass %

How Austenitic is a Martensitic Steel Produced by Laser Powder Bed Fusion? A Cautionary Tale

December 2, 2021
Fan Zhang, Mark R. Stoudt, Souzan Hammadi, Carelyn E. Campbell, Eric A. Lass, Maureen E. Williams
Accurate phase fraction analysis is an essential element of microstructural characterization of alloys and often serves as a basis to quantify effects such as heat treatment or mechanical deformation. Additive manufacturing (AM) of metals, due to the

Solid-State Transformation of an Additive Manufactured Inconel 625 Alloy at 700 degC

September 23, 2021
Fan Zhang, Jan Ilavsky, Greta Lindwall, Mark R. Stoudt, Lyle E. Levine, Andrew J. Allen
Inconel 625, a nickel-based superalloy, has drawn much attention in the emerging field of additive manufacturing (AM) because of its excellent weldability and resistance to hot cracking. The extreme processing condition of AM often introduces enormous

Influence of solidification structure on austenite to martensite transformation in additively manufactured hot-work tool steels

August 15, 2021
Chia-Ying Chou, Niklas H. Pettersson, Durga A, Fan Zhang, Christos Oikonomou, Annika Borgenstam, Joakim Odqvist, Greta Lindwall
The microstructure of a hot-work tool steel additively manufactured using laser powder-bed fusion (L-PBF), and its response to post heat treatment, is studied in detail by microstructure characterization and computational thermodynamics and kinetics. The

Temperature-insensitive silicone composites as ballistic witness materials: the impact of water content on the thermophysical properties

July 28, 2021
Ran Tao, Fan Zhang, Huong Giang Nguyen, Philip Bernstein, Amanda L. Forster, Randy Mrozek, Aaron M. Forster
In this work, different formulations of a room-temperature silicone composite backing material (SCBM) composed of polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS), fumed silica and corn starch were investigated using different characterization techniques, i.e., differential

In situ characterization of ceramic cold sintering by small-angle scattering

January 1, 2021
Andrew J. Allen, Igor Levin, Russell Maier, Suzanne E. Witt, Fan Zhang, Ivan Kuzmenko
The first in situ characterization of the pore morphology evolution during the cold sintering process (CSP) is presented using small-angle X-ray scattering methods. For practical reasons, measurements have been made on a model system, KH2PO4 (KDP). The

Development of Computational Framework for Titanium Alloy Phase Transformation Prediction in Laser Powder-bed Direct Energy Additive Manufacturing

October 16, 2020
Zhi Liang, Ivan Zhirnov, Fan Zhang, Kevontrez K. Jones, David C. Deisenroth, Maureen E. Williams, Ursula R. Kattner, Kil-Won Moon, Wing-Kam Liu, Brandon M. Lane, Carelyn E. Campbell
In conjunction with bare metal single laser track validation experiments, a computational framework is proposed to accelerate the design and development of new additive manufacturing (AM) specific alloys. Specifically, Additive Manufacturing-Computational

Additive Manufacturing of Steels and Stainless Steels

August 1, 2020
Carelyn E. Campbell, Mark R. Stoudt, Fan Zhang
This work briefly reviews the classification of the different types of steels, the most common AM processes used for steel and the available powder feedstock. The characteristics of the as-built microstructure, including porosity, inclusions and residual

On the precipitation kinetics, microstructure evolution and mechanical behavior of a developed Al- Mn-Sc alloy fabricated by selective laser melting

July 1, 2020
Qingbo Jia, Fan Zhang, Paul Rometsch, Jitendra Mata, Jingwei Li, Matthew Weyland, Laure Bourgeois, Manling Sui, Xinhua Wu
The dynamic metallurgical characteristics of the selective laser melting (SLM) process offer fabricated materials with non-equilibrium microstructures compared to their cast and wrought counterparts. To date, few studies on the precipitation kinetics of

Outcomes and Conclusions from the 2018 AM-Bench Measurements, Challenge Problems, Modeling Submissions, and Conference

February 13, 2020
Lyle E. Levine, Brandon M. Lane, Jarred C. Heigel, Kalman D. Migler, Mark R. Stoudt, Thien Q. Phan, Richard E. Ricker, Maria Strantza, Michael R. Hill, Fan Zhang, Jonathan E. Seppala, Edward J. Garboczi, Erich D. Bain, Daniel Cole, Andrew J. Allen, Jason C. Fox, Carelyn E. Campbell
The Additive Manufacturing Benchmark Test Series (AM-Bench) was established to provide rigorous measurement test data for validating additive manufacturing (AM) simulations for a broad range of AM technologies and material systems. AM-Bench includes

Pressure-Thresholded Response in Cylindrically Shocked Cyclotrimethylene Trinitramine (RDX)

February 1, 2020
Leora E. Dresselhaus-Cooper, Dmitro Martynowych, Fan Zhang, Charlene Tsay, Jan Ilavsky, SuYin Wang, Yu-Sheng Chen, Lara Leininger, Keith A. Nelson
We demonstrate a strongly thresholded response in cyclotrimethylene trinitramine (RDX) that is cylindrically shocked using a novel waveguide geometry. Using ultrafast single-shot multi-frame imaging, we demonstrate that a 100-μm diameter single crystal of

Phase Fraction and Evolution of Additively Manufactured 15-5 Stainless Steel and Inconel 625 AM- Benchmark Artifacts

August 5, 2019
Fan Zhang, Lyle E. Levine, Andrew J. Allen, Sandra A. Young, Maureen E. Williams, Mark R. Stoudt, Kil-Won Moon, Jarred C. Heigel, Jan Ilavsky
A proper understanding of the structure and microstructure of additive manufactured (AM) alloys is essential not only to the prediction and assessment of their material properties, but also to the validation and verification of computer models essential to

Simulation of TTT curves for additively manufactured Inconel 625

January 1, 2019
Carelyn E. Campbell, Greta Lindwall, Eric Lass, Fan Zhang, Mark R. Stoudt, Andrew J. Allen, Lyle E. Levine
The ability to use common computational thermodynamic and kinetic tools to study the microstructure evolution in Inconel 625 (IN625) manufactured using the additive manufacturing (AM) technique of laser powder-bed fusion is evaluated. Solidification

Transformation of Engineered Nanomaterials through the Prism of Silver Sulfidation

January 1, 2019
Fan Zhang, Andrew J. Allen, Aaron C. Johnston-Peck, Jingyu Liu, John M. Pettibone
Structure transformation of engineered nanomaterials (ENMs) often dictates their efficacy, safety, and environmental impact. To address the existing significant knowledge gap regarding the fundamental kinetic rate and extent of ENMs transformation in

High-efficiency Coherence-Preserving Harmonic Rejection with Crystal Optics

September 1, 2018
Fan Zhang, Andrew J. Allen, Lyle E. Levine, Gabrielle G. Long, Ivan Kuzmenko, Jan Ilavsky
We report a harmonic rejection scheme based on the combination of Si (111) monochromator and Si (220) harmonic-rejection crystal optics. This approach is of importance to a wide range of X- ray applications in all three major branches of modern X-ray

Effect of Heat Treatment on the Microstructural Evolution of a Nickel-Based Superalloy Additive-Manufactured by Powder Bed Fusion Laser Sintering

June 15, 2018
Fan Zhang, Lyle E. Levine, Andrew J. Allen, Mark R. Stoudt, Greta Lindwall, Eric Lass, Maureen E. Williams, Yaakov S. Idell, Carelyn E. Campbell
Elemental segregation is a ubiquitous phenomenon in additive-manufactured (AM) parts due to solute rejection and redistribution during the rapid solidification process. Using electron microscopy, in situ synchrotron X-ray scattering and diffraction, and