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Bibliographia Humboldtiana

I. Publications by Humboldt Research Fellows from abroad in 2007

Materials science

Assadi, Prof. Dr. Hamid

Brunel University London, United Kingdom
Field of research: Materials science and metallurgy
Host: Prof. Dr. Dierk Raabe Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung GmbH
  • Hamid Assadi: A phase-field model for non-equilibrium solidification of intermetallics . In: Acta Materialia. 55, 2007, p. 5225 - 5235 [Non-equilibrium processes; Solidification; Intermetallics; Disorder trapping; Phase-field modelling ].

Boskovic, Prof. Dr. Snezana

Vinca Institute of Nuclear Sciences, Serbia
Field of research: Ceramics
Host: Prof. Dr. Joachim Bill Universität Stuttgart
  • Snezana B. Boskovic, Branko Z. Matovic, Milan D. Vlajic and Vladimir D. Kristic: Modified Glycine Nitrate Procedure (MGNP) for the Synthesis of SOFC Nanopowders . In: Ceramics International. 33, 2007, p. 89 - 93 [modification of GNP, perovskites, nanopowders, properties].

  • S. Zec, S. Boskovic, M. Hrovat, M. Kosec : Contribution to Phase Equilibria in the Ce2O3 Rich Part of the Ce2O3 - SiO2 - ZrO2 System . In: J.European Ceramic Society. 27, 2007, p. 523 - 526 [Ce2O3 - SiO2 - ZrO2, Phase Equilibria, ceramic systems ].

  • V. Spasojevic, D. Markovic, V. Kusigerski, B. Antic, S. Boskovic, M. Mitric, M. Vlajic, V. Krstic and B. Matovic : Magnetic properties of nanosized mixed valent manganites CaMnO3 and Ca0.7La0.3Mn1−xCexO3 (x=0; 0.2 . In: J. All. and Comp. . 442, 2007, p. 197 - 199 [ Doped CaMnO3, preparation, magnetic properties].

  • D. Bucevac, S. Boskovic, B. Matovic, Lj. Zivkovic, M.Vlajic, V. Krstic: Correlation Between Fracture Toughness and Microstructure of Seeded Silicon Nitride Ceramics . In: Journal of Materials Science. 42, 2007, p. 7920 - 7926 [Beta seeds, microstructure, mechanical properties, grain size].

  • Vladan Kusigerski, Marin Tadic, Vojislav Spasojevic, Bratislav Antic, Dragana Markovic, Snezana Boskovic, Branko Matovic : High coercivity of ã-Fe2O3 nanoparticles obtained by mechanochemically activated solid-state displacement reaction . In: Scripta Materialia. 56, 2007, p. 883 - 886.

  • Z.Dohcevic-Mitrovic, M.Radovic, M. Scepanovic, M. Grujic-Brojcin, Z. Popovic, B.Matovic, S. Boskovic : Temperature Dependent Raman Study of Ce0.75Nd0.25O2-ä Nanocrystals. In: Applied Physics Letters . 91, 2007, p. 203118-1 - 203118-3 [Nd doped ceria, high temperatur Raman spectra, crystallite size].

  • B. Matovic, S. Boskovic, Lj.Zivkovic, Z.Yu and V. Krstic: Synthesis and dielectric behavior of lead-free (Na0.5Bi0.5)1-xBaxTi1-yTayO3 piezoelectric Ceramics, . In: J. Optoelectronic& Advanced materials. 9, 9, 2007, p. 2804 - 2808 [Lead free, iezoelectrics, morphotropic phase boundary].

  • D. Djurovic, M. Zinkevich, S. Boskovic, V. Srot, and F. Aldinger : Densification Behaviour of Nano-Size CeO2. In: Materials Science Forum. 518, 2007, p. 191 - 195 [master sintering curve, oxygen atmosphere, densification mechanisms].

  • J. Dukic, S. Boskovic, B. Matovic, B. Dimcic, and Lj. Karanovic: Ritveld Refinement of Crystal Phases (Ca1-xLax)MnO3 with Perovskite-Type Structure . In: Materials Science Forum . 518, 2007, p. 233 - 237 [crystalline phases, La content, substitution, perovskites].

  • B. Matovic, A. Saponjic, A. Ergelja, A. Mihajlovic and S. Boskovic: DILOMETRIC STUDY OF Si3N4 - LAS SYSTEM, . In: Ceramics and Silicaty, . 51, 2007, p. 210 - 212 [dilatometry, liquid phase sintering , low temperature liquid].

Bowman, Prof. Dr. Keith

Illinois Institute of Technology, United States of America
Field of research: Ceramics
Host: Prof. Dr. Jürgen Rödel Technische Universität Darmstadt
  • Jacob L. Jones, Benjamin J. Iverson and Keith J. Bowman,: Texture and Anisotropy of Polycrystalline Piezoelectrics,¿ (Feature Article). In: Journal of the American Ceramic Society. 90, 2007, p. 2297 - 2314 [texture, ferroelectric, piezoelectric, orientation].

Boycheva, Dr. Silviya Vasileva

Technical University, Sofia, Bulgaria
Field of research: Materials science and metallurgy
Host: Prof. Dr. Johann Reithmaier Universität Kassel
  • Silviya Vasileva Boycheva, A. Krasilnikova Sytchkova, J. Bulir, C. Popov, W. Kulisch, A. Piegari: Optical constants of As2Se3-Ag4SSe-SnTe amorphous thin films. In: Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids. 353, 2007, p. 1618 - 1623 [Chalcogenides, Optical properties, Amorphous thin films].

Cai, Prof. Dr. Ke-feng

Tongji University, People's Republic of China
Field of research: Materials science or organic materials
Host: Dr. Eckhard Müller Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (DLR)
  • K. F. Cai, Q. Lei, C. Yan, L. C. Zhang, : Self-assembly of Te Nanomaterials, . In: Solid State Phenomena. 121-123, 2007, p. 287 - 290 [nanomaterials, self-assembly, characterization].

  • K. F. Cai, L. C. Zhang, Q. Lei, : Preparation and characterization of Sr, Ba Filled Type-I Ge Clathrate Single Crystals. In: Key Eng. Mater. . 336-338, 2007, p. 896 - 899 [Preparation,characterization, Type-I clathrate, Single Crystals ].

  • K. F. Cai, Q. Lei, A.X Zhang: A simple route to ultra long SiC nanowires. In: J. Nanosci. & Nanotechn.. 7, 2007, p. 804 - 807 [SiC, nanowires, synthesis, pyrolysis].

  • K. F. Cai, A. X. Zhang, J. L. Yin: Ultra thin and ultra long SiC/SiO2 nanocables from catalytic pyrolysis of Poly(dimethyl siloxane). In: Nanotechnol.. 18, 2007, p. 485601 - 485604 [SiC/SiO2 nanocables,pyrolysis, catalysis,synthesis].

Calin, Prof. Dr. Mariana

University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania
Field of research: Metals physics, metallurgy, technology of metal materials
Host: Prof. Dr. Uwe Köster Technische Universität Dortmund
  • Mariana Calin, Lai-Chang Zhang, Jürgen Eckert: Tailoring of microstructure and mechanical properties of a Ti-based bulk metallic glass-forming alloy. In: SCRIPTA MATERIALIA . 57 (12), 2007, p. 1101 - 1104 [bulk metallic glasses, Titanium alloys].

Cao, Prof. Dr. Jiang Li

University of Science and Technology Beijing, People's Republic of China
Field of research: Materials science (inorganic, non-metal)
Host: Prof. Dr. Uwe Klemradt Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen
  • J.L. Cao, A. Solbach, U. Klemradt, T. Weirich, J. Mayer, P.J. Schorn, and U. Böttger: Probing fatigue in ferroelectric thin films with subnanometer depth resolution. In: Appl. Phys. Lett.. 91, 2007, p. 072905 [ferroelectric thin films, x-ray reflectivity, fatigue, synchrotron radiation].

  • Jiang-Li Cao, Axel Solbach, Yan Fang, Ulrich Boettger, Peter J. Schorn, Rainer Waser, and Uwe Klemradt : Effects of Thermal Annealing on Lead Zirconate Titanate Thin Film Capacitors with Platinum Electrodes. In: J. Electrochem. Soc. . 154, 2007, p. G251 [ferroelectric thin films, x-ray reflectivity, fatigue, synchrotron radiation, electrical properties].

Colombi Ciacchi, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Lucio

Universität Bremen, Germany
Field of research: Surface engineering (in materials science)
Host: Prof. Dr. Peter Gumbsch Fraunhofer-Institut für Werkstoffmechanik (IWM)
  • Magali' Lingenfelder, Giulia Tomba, Giovanni Costantini, Lucio Colombi Ciacchi, Alessandro De Vita, Klaus Kern: Tracking the Chiral Recognition of Adsorbed Dipeptides at the Single-Molecule Level. In: Angewandte Chemie International Edition. 46, 2007, p. 4492 - 4495.

  • Lucio Colombi Ciacchi: Modelling the onset of oxide formation on metal surfaces from first principles. In: International Journal of Materials Research. 98, 2007, p. 708 - 716 [Low temperature oxidation Density functional theory Molecular dynamics Bare metal surfaces].

  • Nicola Seriani, Zheng Jin, Wolfgang Pompe, Lucio Colombi Ciacchi: Density functional theory study of platinum oxides: From infinite crystals to nanoscopic particles. In: Physical Review B. 76, 2007, p. 155421-1 - 155421-9.

  • Daniel J. Cole, Mike C. Payne, Lucio Colombi Ciacchi: Stress development and impurity segregation during oxidation of the Si(100) surface. In: Surface Science. 601, 2007, p. 4888 - 4898 [Silicon surface Impurity segregation Oxidation Surface stress Density functional theory Molecular dynamics].

Corbella Roca, Dr. Carles

Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany
Field of research: Surface engineering (in materials science)
Host: Dr. Klaus Bewilogua Fraunhofer-Institut für Schicht- und Oberflächentechnik (IST)
  • Carles Corbella, Ingmar Bialuch, Marc Kleinschmidt, Klaus Bewilogua: Up scaling of processes for plasma-activated chemical vapour deposition of modified DLC coatings. In: 50th SVC Annual Technical Conference Proceedings. Albuquerque, NM, USA: Society of Vacuum Coaters, 2007, p. 616 - 619 [Up Scaling; PACVD; Modified DLC; Hard Coatings].

Diaz Ortiz, Dr. Alejandro


Field of research: Materials science and metallurgy
Host: Prof. Dr. Helmut Dosch Max-Planck-Institut für Intelligente Systeme
  • A. Diaz-Ortiz, H.Dosch, R.Drautz: Cluster expansions in multicomponent systems: Precise expansions from noisy databases. In: Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter. 19, 2007, p. 406206 [Cluster expansions, optimal inversion, noise filtering, configurational thermodynamics].

  • Alejandro Diaz Ortiz and Helmut Dosch: Noise Filtering of Cluster Expansions in Multicomponent Systems. In: Physical Review B . 76, 2007, p. 012202 - 012202-4 [Noise filtering, optimal inversion, cluster expansion, configurational thermodynamics].

El-Khozondar, Prof. Dr. Rifa

Al-Aqsa University, Palestinian Territories
Field of research: Materials science and metallurgy
Host: Prof. Dr. Klaus Kassner Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg
  • Hala J. El-Khozondar, Rifa J. El-Khozondar, M.M. Shabat, A.W. Koch: Stress Effect on Optical Nonlinear Waveguide Sensor. In: Journal of Optical Communictions. 28, 2007, p. 175 - 179 [Stess, Optical, nonlinear, waveguide, sensor ].

Elrefaey, Dr. Ahmed

AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH, Austria
Field of research: Metallurgy
Host: Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Tillmann Technische Universität Dortmund
  • A. Elrefaey and W. Tillmann: Interface Structure and Mechanical Properties of the Titanium/Steel Joint Vacuum Brazed with Ag-Cu34-Ti2 foil. In: Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A. 38A, 2007, p. 2956 - 2962 [Brazing, Titanium, Steel, microstructure].

  • Ahmed Abdel-Monem Elrefaey and Wolfgang Tillmann: Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of brazed Titanium/Steel Joints. In: Journal of Material Science. 42, 2007, p. 9553 - 9558 [Brazing, Titanium, Steel, Microstructure].

Fuente, Dr. Daniel

Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Spain
Field of research: Metals physics
Host: Dr. Michael Rohwerder Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung GmbH
  • Daniel de la Fuente, Mallika Bohm, Christophe Houyoux and Michael Rohwerder: Methods for salt contamination of steel corrosion products: A charaterization study. In: Materials and Corrosion/Werkstoffe und Korrosion. 58, 2007, p. 781 - 788 [steel, corrosion, interface chemistry, organic coatings].

Galusek, Prof. Dr. Dušan

Alexander Dubcek University of Trencin, Slovakia
Field of research: Ceramics
Host: Prof. Dr. Michael J. Hoffmann Universität Karlsruhe (TH)
  • D. Galusek, J. Sedlácek, P. Svancárek, R. Riedel, R. Satet, M. Hoffmann: The influence of post-sintering HIP on the microstructure, hardness, and indentation fracture toughness of polymer-derived Al2O3¿SiC nanocomposites. In: Journal of the European Ceramic Society. 27, 2007, p. 1237 - 1245.

  • P. Lichvár, P. Sajgalík, M. Liska, D. Galusek:: CaO¿SiO2¿Al2O3¿Y2O3 glasses as model grain boundary phases for Si3N4 ceramics. In: Journal of the European Ceramic Society. 27, 2007, p. 429 - 436.

  • M. Balog, P. Sajgalík, M. Hnatko, J. Keckés, T. Schobel, F. Hofer, D. Galusek, Z. Lencés: Nano- and macro-hardness and fracture toughness of Si3N4/SiC micro/nano ¿composites. In: Journal of the European Ceramic Society,. 27, 2007, p. 2145 - 2152.

  • K. Bodisová, D. Galusek, P. Svancárek, P. Sajgalík: Two-stage sintering of alumina with submicrometer grain size. In: J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 90, 2007, p. 330 - 332.

  • D. Galusek, J. Sedlácek, R. Riedel: Al2O3-SiC composites by warm pressing and sintering of an organosilicon polymer-coated alumina powder. In: J.Eur.Ceram.Soc. 27, 2007, p. 2385 - 2392.

Gao, Prof. Dr. Jianrong

Northeastern University, People's Republic of China
Field of research: Metals physics, metallurgy, technology of metal materials
Host: Prof. Dr. Dieter M. Herlach Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (DLR)
  • Sven Rentzel, Joern Strohmenger, Thomas Volkmann, Jianrong Gao, Dieter M. Herlach: Phase formation in undercooled Sm-Co alloy melts. In: Materials Science and Engineering A. 449-451, 2007, p. 709 - 712 [Transition metal alloys; Rare earth alloys; Intermetallic compounds; Rapid solidification; Metastable phase formation].

  • Jianrong Gao, Thomas Volkmann, Sen Yang, Sven Reutzel, Dieter M. Herlach, Xiaoping Song: Crystallization of Nd2Fe17Bx from stoichiometric melt composition. In: Journal of Alloys and Compounds. 433, 2007, p. 356 - 362 [Rare earth alloys; Rapid-solidification; Microstructure; SEM; X-ray diffraction].

Gurrappa, Prof. Dr. Injeti

Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory, India
Field of research: Materials science and metallurgy
Host: Prof. Dr. Bernd Rauschenbach Leibniz-Institut für Oberflächenmodifizierung e.V. (IOM)
  • Injeti Gurrappa and C.V.Krishna Reddy: Characterisation of newly developed structural DMR-1700 steel and comparison with different steels for chemical applications. In: Material Processing and Technology. 182, 2007, p. 195 - 201 [Metallurgy, corrosion, surface engineering,protective coatings].

Han, Dr.-Ing. Xiujun

Shanghai Jiao Tong University, People's Republic of China
Field of research: Metals physics, metallurgy, technology of metal materials
Host: Dr. Thomas Voigtmann Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (DLR)
  • X. J. Han and H. Teichler: Liquid-to-glass transition in bulk glass-forming Cu60Ti20Zr20 alloy by molecular dynamics simulations. In: Physical Review E. 75, 2007, p. 061501-1 - 061501-15 [liquid-to-glass transition; molecular dynamics simulation;mode coupling theory;CuTiZr metallic glass].

Haseeb, Prof. Dr. A.S. Md. Abdul

University of Malaya, Malaysia
Field of research: Surface engineering (in materials science)
Host: Prof. Dr. Volker Saile Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe (FZK)
  • David Armstrong, Abdul Haseeb, Angus Wilkinson, and Steve Roberts: Micro-Fracture Testing of Ni-W Microbeams Produced by Electrodeposition and FIB Machining . In: Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. Materials Research Society, . 983, 2007, p. 0983-LL08-07 [Micro-Fracture Testing, Ni-W Microbeams, Electrodeposition, FIB Machining].

Icli, Prof. Dr. Siddik E.

Ege University (Aegean University), Turkey
Field of research: Materials science and metallurgy
Host: Prof. Dr. Kurt Schaffner Max-Planck-Institut für Chemische Energiekonversion
  • Sermet Koyungcu, Mahmut Kus, Serafettin Demic, Ismet Kaya, Eyup Ozdemir, Siddik E. Icli: Electrochemical and Optical Properties of Novel Donor-Acceptor Thiophene-Perylene-Thiophene Polymers. In: Wiley InterScience. 2007.

Kostov, Dr. Ana

University of Belgrade, Serbia
Field of research: Metallurgy
Host: Prof. Dr. Bernd Friedrich Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen
  • Ana Kostov, Dragana Zivkovic, Bernd Friedrich: Thermodynamic predicting of Si-Me (Me=Ti, Al) binary systems. In: Journal of Mining and Metallurgy. 43B, 2007, p. 29 - 38 [thermodynamic predicting, binary systems Si-Me (Me=Ti, Al)].

  • Dragana Zivkovic, Ana Kostov, Iwao Katayama, Dragan Manasijevic, Nada Strbac: Calculation of thermodynamics properties in the Al-Co-Me (Me=Ti,Mo) systems, in the liquid phase. In: Materials at High Temperatures. 24(1), 2007, p. 37 - 42 [thermodynamic calculation, thermodynamics properties, Al-Co-Me (Me=Ti,Mo) systems, liquid phase].

  • Ana Kostov, Bernd Friedrich: Thermodynamic of Ti-Al-Mn system, in Serbian. In: Copper. 32, 2007, p. 65 - 74 [thermodynamic, ternary system, Ti-Al-Mn].

  • Ana Kostov, Dragana Zivkovic, Bernd Friedrich: Thermodynamic predicting of Ti-Al-Si system. In: 39th International October Conference on Mining and Metallurgy. (Ed. Rodoljub Stanojlovic, Jovica Sokolovic) Sokobanja: Technical Faculty Bor - University of Belgrade (N-Design Bor), 2007, p. 463 - 469 [thermodynamic predicting, Ti-Al-Si system].

Lee, Dr. Sung Bo

Seoul National University, Republic of Korea
Field of research: Metals physics, metallurgy, technology of metal materials
Host: Prof. Dr. Manfred Rühle Max-Planck-Institut für Intelligente Systeme
  • Sung Bo Lee, J.-H. Lee, P.-S. Cho, D.-Y. Kim, W. Sigle, and F. Phillipp: High-temperature resistance anomaly at a strontium titanate grain boundary and its correlation with the grain boundary faceting-defaceting transition. In: Advanced Materials. 19, 2007, p. 391 - 395.

Lences, Dr. Zoltan

Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovakia
Field of research: Ceramics
Host: Prof. Dr. Michael J. Hoffmann Universität Karlsruhe (TH)
  • M. Balog, J. Keckes, T. Schöberl, D. Galusek, F. Hofer, J. Krest'an, Zoltan Lences, J.-L. Huang, P. Sajgalik: Nano/macro-hardness and fracture resistance of Si3N4/SiC composites with up to 13 wt.% of SiC nono-particles. In: J. of the European Ceramic Society. 27, 2007, p. 2145 - 2152 [Si3N4; SiC; Hardness; Nano-hardness; Toughness and toughening; Nanocomposites].

  • J. Krest'an, O. Pritula, L. Smrcok, P. Sajgalik, Zoltan Lences, A. Wannberg, F. Moneverde: Corrosion of beta-sialon-based ceramics by molten steel. In: J. of the European Ceramic Society . 27, 2007, p. 2137 - 2143 [Corrosion; Sialon; Steel].

Li, Dr. Jinwang

Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
Field of research: Materials science (inorganic, non-metal)
Host: Prof. Dr. Ralf Riedel Technische Universität Darmstadt
  • Jinwang Li, Ralf Riedel: Carbothermal Reaction of Silica-Phenol Resin Hybrid Gels to Produce Silicon Nitride/Silicon Carbide Nanocomposite Powders. In: J. Am. Ceram. Soc.. 90, 2007, p. 3786 - 3792 [nitride, carbide, nanocomposite, synthesis, sol-gel].

  • Jinwang Li, Tomoaki Watanabe, Hiroshi Wada, Tohru Setoyama, Masahiro Yoshimura: Low-Temperature Crystallization of Eu-Doped Red-Emitting CaAlSiN3 from Alloy-Derived Ammonometallates. In: Chem. Mater.. 19, 2007, p. 3592 - 3594 [nitride, synthesis, phosphor, ammonothermal, low-temperature, precursor].

  • Dmytro A. Dzivenko, Andreas Zerr, Vadim K. Bulatov, Gerhard Miehe, Jinwang Li, Brunhilde Thybusch, Joachim Brötz, Hartmut Fueß, Gerhard Brey, Ralf Riedel: High-Pressure Multi-anvil Synthesis and Structure Refinement of Oxygen-Bearing Cubic Zirconium(IV) nitride. In: Adv. Mater.. 19, 2007, p. 1869 - 1873 [nitride, synthesis, high-pressure].

Li, Prof. Dr. Xiao Wu


Field of research: Metals physics, metallurgy, technology of metal materials
Host: Prof. Dr. Günter Gottstein Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen
  • Syed Badirujjaman, Xiao-Wu Li, Myrjam Winning: Motion of [100]-Tilt Grain Boundaries under Cyclic Stresses. In: Materials Science and Engineering A. 448, 2007, p. 242 - 248 [Aluminium; Grain boundary motion; Cyclic deformation; Tilt grain boundary; Activation enthallpy for migration ].

Liang, Prof. Wen

East China University of Science and Technology, People's Republic of China
Field of research: Materials science (inorganic, non-metal)
Host: Prof. Dr. Christian Rüssel Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
  • Wen Liang, Meng Wang, Christian Russel, Delbert Day: Sodium Silicate Bonded Borate Glass Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering. In: Journal of Materials Science. 42, 2007, p. 10138 [biomaterials].

Lopes, Dr. Joao Marcelo

Paul-Drude-Institut für Festkörperelektronik (PDI), Germany
Field of research: Materials engineering, materials technology
Host: Prof. Dr. Siegfried Mantl Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH
  • F. Kremer, J.M.J. Lopes, F.C. Zawislak, P.F.P. Fichtner: Low temperature aging effects on the formation of Sn nanoclusters in SiO2/Si films and interfaces. In: Applied Physics Letters. 91, 2007, p. 109733-1 - 109733-3.

  • M.P.F. de Godoy, M.K.K. Nakaema, F. Iikawa, M.J.S.Brasil, J.M.J. Lopes et al.: Structural and optical properties of InP quantum dots on GaAs(001). In: Journal of Applied Physics. 101 , 2007, p. 073508.

  • J.M.J. Lopes, M. Roeckerath, T. Heeg, U. Littmark, J. Schubert, S. Mantl et al. : La-based ternary rare-earth oxides as alternative high-k gate dielectrics. In: Microelectronic Engineering . 84 , 2007, p. 1890 [related to the research project sponsored by AvH ].

  • J.M.J. Lopes, U. Littmark, M. Roeckerath, St. Lenk, J. Schubert, S. Mantl et al.: Effects of annealing on the electrical and interfacial properties of amorphous lanthanum scandate high-k films prepared by molecular beam deposition. In: Journal of Applied Physics . 101, 2007, p. 104109 [related to the research project sponsored by AvH].

  • V.V. Afanasev, S. Shamuilia, M. Badylevich, A. Stesmans, L.F. Edge, W. Tian, D.G. Schlom, J.M.J. Lopes, J. Schubert et al. : Electronic structure of silicon interfaces with amorphous and epitaxial insulating oxides: Sc2O3, Lu2O3, LaLuO3. In: Microelectronic Engineering . 84, 2007, p. 2278 [related to the research project sponsored by AvH].

  • J.M.J. Lopes, M. Roeckerath, T. Heeg, J. Schubert, U. Littmark, S. Mantl, A. Besmehn, P. Myllymäki, L. Niinistö, C. Adamo, D. G. Schlom: Amorphous lanthanum lutetium oxide thin films as an alternative high-κ material. In: ECS Transactions DOI: 10.1149/1.2779570. 11(4), 2007, p. 311.

  • M.P.F. de Godoy, M.K.K. Nakaema, J.M.J. Lopes, M.J. Morschbacher, F. Iikawa, M.J.S.P. Brasil, R. Magalhaes-Paniago, J.R.R. Bortoleto, M.A. Cotta: Structural and optical properties of InP quantum dots grown on GaAs (001). In: Physica Status Solidi C - Current Topics in Solid State Physics DOI: 10.1002/pssc.200673248 . 4(2) , 2007, p. 238.

  • A.B. Veloso, M.K.K. Nakaema, M.P.F. Godoy, J.M.J. Lopes, F. Iikawa, M.J.S. Brasil et al.: Carrier dynamics in stacked InP/GaAs quantum dots. In: Applied Physics Letters DOI: 10.1063/1.2789705 . 91, 2007, p. 121917.

Mandal, Prof. Dr. Hasan

Sabanci University, Turkey
Field of research: Ceramics
Host: Prof. Dr. Michael J. Hoffmann Universität Karlsruhe (TH)
  • Kushan, S.R., Uzun, I., Dogan, B. And Mandal, H.,: Experimental and Finite Element Study of the Thermal Conductivity of a-SiAlON Ceramics. In: Journal of the Amerýcan Ceramic Society. 90, 2007, p. 3902 - 3907 [Ceramic Materials].

  • Ceylan, A.,Suvaci, E., Mandal, H., : Utilization af a Phosphate Ester as a Dispersant for SiAlON Based Ceramics. In: Materials Science Forum. 554, 2007, p. 71 - 77 [Ceramic Materials].

  • Kushan, S.R., Tamsu, N., Acikbas, N.C., Suvaci, E., Mandal, H., : Textured a-SiAlON Ceramics via Templated Grain Growth. In: Materials Science Forum. 554, 2007, p. 79 - 84 [Ceramic Materials].

  • Kushan, S.R., Acikbas, N.C., Krestan, P., Sajgalik, Mandal, H., : Role of a-SiAlON Nuclei Addition on the Rod-Like Y-Sm a-SiAlON Formation. In: Materials Science Forum. 554, 2007, p. 101 - 106 [Ceramic Materials].

  • Acikbas, N.C., Kara, A., Turan, S., Kara, F., Mandal, H and Bitterlich : Influence of Type of Cations on Intergranular Phase Crystallisation of SiAlON Ceramics. In: Materials Science Forum. 554, 2007, p. 119 - 122 [Ceramic Materials].

Moule, Prof. Dr. Adam J.

University of California, Davis, United States of America
Field of research: Materials science or organic materials
Host: Prof. Dr. Klaus Meerholz Universität zu Köln
  • Adam J. Moule, Klaus Meerholz: Minimizing optical losses in bulk-heterojunction polymer solar cells. In: Applied Physics B. 86, 2007, p. 721 - 727 [polymer, bulk-heterojunction, interference, solar cells, photovoltaic].

  • Adam J. Moule, Klaus Meerholz : Interference method for the determination of the complex refractive index of thin polymer layers. In: Applied Physics Letters. 91, 2007, p. 061901-1 - 061901-3 [refractive index, solar cells, polymer, thin film, interference].

Mukhopadhyay, Prof. Dr. Nilay Krishna

Banaras Hindu University, India
Field of research: Metallurgy
Host: Prof. Dr. Jürgen Eckert Leibniz-Institut für Festkörper- und Werkstoffforschung Dresden (IFW) e.V.
  • N.K. Mukhopadhyay, A. Belger, P. Paufler and D.H. Kim : Nanoindentation studies Cu based bulk metallic glasses. In: Materials Science and Engineering A. 449-451, 2007, p. 954 - 957 [Bulk metallic glasses, nanoindentation, phase transformation].

  • N.K. Mukhopadhyay, Q. Jian-Bing, V.S. Sarma and C. Dong : Nanoindentation studies on Ti-Zr-Ni polyquasicrstalline samples. In: Philosophical Magazine. 87, 2007, p. 3109 - 3115 [Ti-Zr-Ni quasicrystals, Icosahedral Phase, Nanoindentation, shear bands, AFM].

Norris, Prof. Dr. David J.

ETH Zürich, Switzerland
Field of research: Materials science (inorganic, non-metal)
Host: Prof. Dr. Gerhard Abstreiter Technische Universität München
  • D. J. Norris: Photonic Crystals: A View of the Future. In: Nature Materials. 6, 2007, p. 177 - 178 [photonic crystals, self-assembly, colloidal crystals, photonic band gap].

  • D. J. Norris: Materials Science: Silicon Life Forms. In: Nature. 446, 2007, p. 146 - 147 [biomimetic materials, diatoms, biologicaly inspired, photonics].

  • K. S. Leschkies, R. Divakar, J. Basu, E. Enache-Pommer, J. E. Boercker, C. B. Carter, U. R. Kortshagen, D. J. Norris, and E. S. Aydil: Photosensitization of ZnO Nanowires with CdSe Quantum Dots for Photovoltaic Devices. In: Nano Letters. 7, 2007, p. 1793 - 1798 [solar energy, solar cells, photovoltaics, semiconductor nanocrystals, nanowires, Zno, CdSe, quantum dots].

Orimo, Prof. Dr. Shin-ichi

Tohoku University, Japan
Field of research: Materials science and metallurgy
Host: Dr. Günter Majer Max-Planck-Institut für Intelligente Systeme
  • S. Orimo, Y. Nakamori, J.R. Eliseo, A. Zuettel, C.M. Jensen: Complex hydrides for hydrogen storage. In: Chemical Reviews. 107, 2007, p. 4111 - 4132 [Hydrogen Storage].

Parthasarathy, Dr. Bala Srinivasan


Field of research: Materials engineering, materials technology
Host: Dr. Wolfgang Dietzel GKSS-Forschungszentrum Geesthacht GmbH
  • Bala Srinivasan, P., Dietzel, W., Zettler, R., dos Santos, J.F. and Sivan, V : Effect of inhibitors on the corrosion behaviour of a dissimilar aluminium alloy friction stir weldment. In: Corrosion Engineering Science and Technology. 42, 2007, p. 161 - 166 [ ].

Pozdnyakov, Priv. Doz. Dr. Aleksei

, Russian Federation
Field of research: Materials science and metallurgy
Host: Prof. Dr. Klaus Friedrich Technische Universität Kaiserslautern
  • Aleksei Pozdnyakov: Mass Spectrometric Research of Polymer-fullerene Composites. In: Fullerene Research Advances. (Ed. Carl N. Kramer) USA, NY: Nova Science Publishers, 2007, p. 97 - 115 [nanocomposite, mass-spectrometry, fullerene, thermal properties, wear, polymer].

  • M.E. Cagiao, A.O. Pozdnyakov, M. Krumova, V.V. Kudryavtsev, F.J. Baltá Calleja: Nanostructure evolution during thermal treatment of polyimide-fullerene composites as revealed by WAXS and SAXS. In: Composites Science and Technology. 67, 2007, p. 2175 - 2182 [polyimide, fullerene, X-ray diffraction, thermal properties].

  • M.E. Cagiao, A.O. Pozdnyakov, M. Krumova, V.V. Kudryavtsev, F.J. Baltá Calleja: Thermal imidization of Polyamic Acid - Fullerene Composites: "In situ" X-ray diffraction study. In: Composite Interfaces. 14, 2007, p. 199 - 213 [polyimide, fullerene, nanocomposite, X-ray diffraction].

Ram, Prof. Dr. Shanker

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur, India
Field of research: Materials science and metallurgy
Host: Prof. Dr. Hans-Jörg Fecht Universität Ulm
  • Anurag Gautam, Gajendra Prasad Singh Shanker Ram: A simple polyol synthesis of silver metal nanopowder of uniform particles. In: Synthetic Metals. 15, 2007, p. 5 - 17 [Silver, Nanoparticles].

Ranjan, Prof. Dr. Rajeev

Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
Field of research: Materials science and metallurgy
Host: Dr. Anatoliy Senyshyn Technische Universität München
  • Rajeev Ranjan, Anatoliy Senyshyn, Hans Boysen, Carsten Baehtz, and Friedrich Frey: Crystal structures of Na_{1/2}Ln_{1/2}TiO_{3} (Ln: La, Eu, Tb). In: Journal of Solid State Chemistry. 180, 2007, p. 995 - 1001 [Perovskites, quantum paraelectrics, ferroelectrics].

  • Rajeev Ranjan, Anatoliy Senyshyn Vladimir Vashook, Rainer Niewa Hans Boysen and Friedrich Frey: Structural stability of conducting oxide CaRuO3 at high temperatures. In: Applied Physics Letters. 90, 2007, p. 251913-1 - 251913-3 [ruthenates, neutron powder diffraction, perovskite].

  • Rajeev Ranjan, Hasan Sadat Nabi, and Rossitza Pentcheva.: Electronic structure and magnetism of EuTiO3: a first principles study. In: Journal of Physics Condensed Matter. 19, 2007, p. 406217-1 - 406217-9 [Perovskite, Multiferroic, First principles].

  • Rajeev Ranjan, Rudi Hackl, Amreesh Chandra, Elmar Schmidbauer, Dmytro Trots, and Hans Boysen. : High temperature relaxor ferroelectric behaviour in Pr doped SrTiO3. In: Physical review B. 76, 2007, p. 224109-1 - 224109-6 [Relaxor ferroelectrics, Perovskite, Raman scattering].

Sajgalik, Prof. Dr. Pavol

Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovakia
Field of research: Ceramics
Host: Prof. Dr. Michael J. Hoffmann Universität Karlsruhe (TH)
  • M. Balog, J. Keckes, T. Schöberl, D. Galusek, F. Hofer, J. Krest'an, Z. Lences, J.-L. Huang, Pavol Sajgalik: Nano/macro-hardness and fracture resistance of Si3N4/SiC composites with up to 13 wt.% of SiC nano-particles. In: J. of the European Ceramic Society. 27, 2007, p. 2145 - 2152 [Si4N4; SiC; Hardness; Nano-hardness; Toughness and toughening; Nanocomposites].

  • J. Krest'an, O. Pritula, L. Smrcok, Pavol Sajgalik, Z. Lences, A. Wannberg, F. Monteverde: Corrosion of beta-sialon-based ceramics by molten steel. In: J. of the European Ceramic Society. 27, 2007, p. 2137 - 2143 [Corrosion; Sialon; Steel].

Toma, Dr. Filofteia-Laura

Fraunhofer-Institut für Werkstoff- und Strahltechnik (IWS), Germany
Field of research: Surface engineering (in materials science)
Host: Dr. Lutz-Michael Berger Fraunhofer-Institut für Werkstoff- und Strahltechnik (IWS)
  • Lutz-Michael Berger, Carl Christoph Stahr, Filofteia-Laura Toma, Gunther Stehr, Eckart Beyer: Ausgewählte Entwicklungstendenzen bei der Herstellung thermisch gespritzter keramischer Schichten. In: Jahrbuch Oberflächentechnik, Band 63. (Ed. Hrsg.: R. Suchentrunk, Bad Saulgau) Eugen G. Leuze Verlag, 2007, p. 71 - 84 [thermal spraying, ceramic oxides, coatings, nanostructured materials].

  • Filofteia-Laura Toma Carl-Christoph Stahr Lutz-Michael Berger Tobias Naumann: Suspensionsgespritzte Al2O3-Schichten. In: Tagungsband zum 10. Werkstofftechnischen Kolloquium, 27.-28. September in Chemnitz, Band 26. (Ed. Hrsg: Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. B. Wielage) 2007, p. 105 - 110.

  • Filofteia-Laura Toma, Lutz-Michael Berger, Carl-Christoph Stahr, Tobias Naumann, Sabine Saaro: Preparation and characterisation of nanostructured ceramic coatings obtained by suspension plasma spraying. In: Proceedings of the 10th Conference and Exhibition of the European Ceramic Society- ECERS 2007. (Ed. J.G. Heinrich and C. Aneziris) Baden-Baden: Göller Verlag, 2007, p. 1201 - 1205 [plasma spraying, suspension, TiO2, Al2O3, nanostructured coating].

  • Filofteia-Laura Toma, Lutz-Michael Berger, Tobias Naumann, Stefan Langner : Microstructure of nanostructured ceramic coatings obtained by suspension thermal spraying. In: Proceedings of "3èmes Rencontres Internationales sur la Projection Thermique - 3RIPT", 6-7 December 2007, Lille, France, CD-ROM Version. 2007.

Voitovich, Dr. Raissa

, France
Field of research: Ceramics
Host: Prof. Dr. Manfred Rühle Max-Planck-Institut für Intelligente Systeme
  • Rayisa Voytovych,Jose-Miguel Molina, Enrique Louis, Nicolas Eustathopoulos: The surface tension of liquid aluminium in high vacuum: the role of surface condition. In: International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives. 27, 2007, p. 394 - 401 [Aluminium and alloys, Surface tension].

  • Rayisa Voytovich, Vera Bougiouri, Olivier Dezellus, Nicolas Eustathopoulos: Wetting and reactivity in Ni-Si/SiC system. In: Journal of Materials Science . 42, 2007, p. 2016 - 2023.

  • Rayisa Voytovich, Roberto Parra, Nicolas Eustathopoulos: Wetting of MgO by Cu2S-FeS melts. In: Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B. 38B, 2007, p. 347 - 349.

  • Rayisa Voytovych, Alexey Koltsov, Fiqiri Hodaj, Nicolas Eustathopoulos: Reactive vs non-reactive wetting of ZrB2 by azeotropic Au-Ni. In: Acta Materialia. 55, 2007, p. 6316 - 6321 [Wetting, Interfaces, Ceramics, Capillary phenomena].

Wang, Dr. Ke

Huaqiao University, People's Republic of China
Field of research: Materials engineering, materials technology
Host: Prof. Dr. Matthias Wuttig Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen
  • Ke Wang, C. Steimer, D. Wamwangi, S. Ziegler, M. Wuttig, J. Tomforde, W. Bensch: Influence of doping upon the phase change characteristics of Ge2Sb2Te5. In: Microsystem Technologies. 13, 2007, p. 153 - 159 [Phase-change materials, doping, GeSbTe].

Wang, Dr. Kunpeng

, People's Republic of China
Field of research: Materials science and metallurgy
Host: Prof. Dr. Klaus Betzler Universität Osnabrück
  • Kunpeng Wang,Yuchen Ma, Klaus Betzler: Defect-induced spin deterioration of La0.64Sr0.36MnO3: Ab initio study. In: Physical review b. 76, 2007, p. 144431 - 144435 [First principles, Defect, crystal].

Watanabe, Dr. Takayuki

Canon Inc., Japan
Field of research: Materials science (inorganic, non-metal)
Host: Prof. Dr. Rainer Waser Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH
  • Takayuki Watanabe, Susanne Hoffmann-Eifert, Shaobo Mi, Chunlin Jia, Rainer Waser, and Cheol Seong Hwang.: Growth of Ternary PbTiOx Films in a Combination of Binary Oxide Atomic Layer Depositions . In: Journal of Applied Physics. 101, 2007, p. 014114-1 - 014114-8 [ALD Ferroelectrics FeRAM].

  • Takayuki Watanabe, Susanne Hoffmann-Eifert, Lin Yang, Andreas Ruediger, Carsten Kuegeler, Cheol Seong Hwang, and Rainer Waser. : Liquid Injection Atomic Layer Deposition of TiOx Films and the Resistive Switching Behavior . In: Journal of Electrochemical Society . 154, 2007, p. G134 - G140 [ALD FeRAM 3D Capacitor Precursor].

  • Takayuki Watanabe, Susanne Hoffmann-Eifert, Frank Peter, Shaobo Mi, Chunlin Jia, Cheol Seong Hwang, and Rainer Waser.: Liquid Injection ALD of Pb(Zr,Ti)Ox Thin Films by a Combination of Self-Regulating Component Oxide Processes. In: Journal of Electrochemical Society. 154, 2007, p. G262 - G269 [ALD FeRAM Precursor 3D capacitor].

Wu, Prof. Dr. Jin-Ming

Zhejiang University, People's Republic of China
Field of research: Surface engineering (in materials science)
Host: Prof. Dr. Markus Antonietti Max-Planck-Institut für Kolloid- und Grenzflächenforschung
  • Jin-Ming Wu, M. Antonietti, S. Gross, M. Bauer, B. Smarsly: Ordered mesoporous thin films of rutile TiO2 nanocrystals mixed with amorphous Ta2O5. In: ChemPhysChem. 9, 2007, p. 748 - 757 [ordered mesopores, titania, photocatalytic activity].

Yang, Prof. Dr. Shangfeng

University of Science and Technology of China, People's Republic of China
Field of research: Materials science (inorganic, non-metal)
Host: Prof. Dr. Lothar Dunsch Leibniz-Institut für Festkörper- und Werkstoffforschung Dresden (IFW) e.V.
  • Shangfeng Yang, Peter Rapta, Lothar Dunsch: The Spin State of a Charged Non-IPR Fullerene: The Stable Radical Cation of Sc3N@C68. In: Chem. Commun.. 2007, p. 189 - 191 [fullerene, non-IPR, ESR spectroscopy, radical].

  • Shangfeng Yang, Alexey Popov, Lothar Dunsch: Violating the Isolated Pentagon Rule (IPR): The Endohedral Non-IPR C70 Cage of Sc3N@C70. In: Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.. 46, 2007, p. 1256 - 1259 [fullerenes, isolated pentagon rule (IPR), vibrational spectrum, DFT].

  • Lothar Dunsch, Shangfeng Yang: Metal Nitride Cluster Fullerenes - The Recent State and Prospects. In: Small. 3, 2007, p. 1298 - 1320 [Fullerenes, nitride cluster, review].

  • Lothar Dunsch, Shangfeng Yang: Endohedral Clusterfullerenes - Playing with Cluster and Cage Sizes. In: Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys.. 9, 2007, p. 3067 - 3081 [review, endohedral fullerenes, nitride cluster].

  • Shangfeng Yang, Alexey Popov, Lothar Dunsch: The Role of an Asymmetric Nitride Cluster on Fullerene Cage: the Non-IPR Endohedral DySc2N@C76. In: J. Phys. Chem. B. 111, 2007, p. 13659 - 13663 [endohedral fullerene, mixed nitride, IPR].

Ye, Prof. Dr. Feng

University of Science and Technology Beijing, People's Republic of China
Field of research: Materials science and metallurgy
Host: Prof. Dr. Herbert Gleiter Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe (FZK)
  • F Ye, W Sprengel, RK Wunderlich, H-J Fecht , H-E Schaefer : Reversible atomic processes as basic mechanisms of the glass transition . In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States America. 104, 2007, p. 12962 - 12965 [metallic glass].

Yim, Dr. Wai-Leung

Institute of High Performance Computing (IHPC), Singapore
Field of research: Metals physics
Host: Prof. Dr. Thorsten Klüner Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg
  • Wai-Leung Yim, Tobias Nowitzki, Mandus Necke, Hanno Schnars, Patricia Nickut, Jürgen Biener, Monika M. Biener, Volkmar Zielasek, Katharina Al-Shamery, Thorsten Klüner, Marcus Bäumer: Universal Phenomena of CO Adsorption on Gold Surfaces with Low-coordinated Sites. In: J. Phys. Chem. C. 111, 2007, p. 445 - 451.

  • Daniela Fenske, Wai-Leung Yim, Stefanie Neuendorf, Dirk Hoogestraat, Denis Greshnykh, Holger Borchert, Thorsten Klüner, Katharina Al-Shamery: Pitfalls in Interpreting Temperature Programmed Desorption Spectra of Alloys: the CoPt/CO puzzle. In: ChemPhysChem. 8, 2007, p. 654 - 656.

Yu, Dr. Peng


Field of research: Metals physics, metallurgy, technology of metal materials
Host: Prof. Dr. Jürgen Eckert Technische Universität Darmstadt
  • P. Yu, S. Venkataraman, J. Das, L. C. Zhang, W. Y. Zhang and J. Eckert: The effect of high pressure during the fabrecation on the thermal and mehcancial properties on amorphous Ni60Nb40 particle-reinforced Al-based metal matrix composites. In: Journal of materials research. 22, 2007, p. 1168 - 1173 [metal matrix composite, metallic glass].

  • P. Yu, L. C. Zhang, J. Das, K. B. Kim and J. Eckert: Interfacial reaction during the fabrication of Ni60Nb40 metallic glass particle-reinforced Al-based MMCs. In: Materials Science and Engineering A. 444, 2007, p. 206 - 213 [metal matrix composite, metallic glass].

Zhang, Dr. Lai-Chang

Edith Cowan University, Australia
Field of research: Metals physics
Host: Prof. Dr. Jürgen Eckert Leibniz-Institut für Festkörper- und Werkstoffforschung Dresden (IFW) e.V.
  • W.Y. Zhang, C.H. Chiu, L.C. Zhang, K. Biswas, H. Ehrenberg, W.C. Chang, J. Eckert: Complete suppression of metastable phase and significant enhancement of magnetic properties of B-rich PrFeB nanocomposites prepared by devitrifying amorphous ribbons. In: Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials. 308, 2007, p. 24 - 27 [Metastable phase; Amorphous; Anneal; Magnetic properties].

  • P. Yu, L.C. Zhang, W.Y. Zhang, J. Das, K.B. Kim and J. Eckert: Interfacial reaction during the fabrication of Ni60Nb40 metallic glass particles-reinforced Al based MMCs. In: Materials Science and Engineering: A. 444, 2007, p. 206 - 213 [Ni-Nb metallic glass, Al-based metal matrix composite, Interfacial reaction].

  • L.C. Zhang, K.B. Kim, P. Yu, W.Y. Zhang, U. Kunz and J. Eckert: Amorphization in mechanically alloyed (Ti, Zr, Nb)-(Cu, Ni)-Al equiatomic alloys. In: Journal of Alloys and Compounds. 428, 2007, p. 157 - 163 [Amorphous; Equiatomic; Mechanical alloying; Thermal stability].

  • Peng Yu, Shankar Venkataraman, Jayanta Das, Lai-Chang Zhang, Wenyong Zhang, Jürgen Eckert: Effect of high pressure during the fabrication on the thermal and mechanical properties of amorphous Ni60Nb40 particle-reinforced Al-based metal matrix composites. In: Journal of Materials Research. 22, 2007, p. 1168 - 1173 [Al-based metal matrix composites, mechanical properties, powder consolidation, thermal stability].

  • L.C. Zhang, M. Calin, M. Branzei, L. Schultz, J. Eckert: Phase stability and consolidation of glassy/nanostructured Al85Ni9Nd4Co2 alloys. In: Journal of Materials Research. 22, 2007, p. 1145 - 1155 [amorphous, nanostructured, powder consolidation, Al, phase stability].

  • L.C. Zhang, J. Das, H.B. Lu, C. Duhamel, M. Calin, J. Eckert: High strength Ti¿Fe¿Sn ultrafine composites with large plasticity. In: Scripta Materialia. 57, 2007, p. 101 - 104 [Titanium, composite, ultrafine, mechanical properties, casting].

  • Lai-Chang Zhang, Mariana Calin, Flora Paturaud, Christine Mickel, Jürgen Eckert: Deformation-induced nanoscale high-temperature phase separation in Co-Fe alloys at room temperature. In: Applied Physics Letters. 90, 2007, p. 201908-1 - 201908-3 [Plastic deformation, phase transformation, bimodal ].

  • L.C. Zhang, M. Calin, F. Paturaud, J. Eckert: Deformation behavior and plastic instability of off-stoichiometric Co-Fe alloys. In: Scripta Materialia. 57, 2007, p. 731 - 734 [Mechanical properties; Deformation behavior; Plastic instability; Casting].

  • Lai-Chang Zhang, Hai-Bo Lu, Christine Mickel, Jürgen Eckert: Ductile ultrafine-grained Ti-based alloys with high yield strength. In: Applied Physics Letters. 91, 2007, p. 051906-1 - 051906-3 [Titanium, Ultrafine-grained, Mechancial properties, Composite, Casting].

  • M. Calin, L.C. Zhang*, J. Eckert: Tailoring of microstructure and mechanical properties of a Ti-based bulk metallic glass-forming alloy. In: Scripta Materialia. 57, 2007, p. 1101 - 1104 [Titanium; Metallic glasses; Composite; Mechanical properties; Casting].

Zhang, Dr. Ruifeng

Los Alamos National Laboratory, United States of America
Field of research: Materials science (inorganic, non-metal)
Host: Prof. Dr. Stan Veprek Technische Universität München
  • Zhang, R. F., Veprek, S. : Metastable phases and spinodal decomposition in Ti1-xAlxN system studied by ab initio and thermodynamic modeling, a comparison with the TiN¿Si3N4 system. In: Materials Science and Engineering A . 448, 2007, p. 111 [spinodal decomposition, Ti-Al-N, ab initio, DFT, thermodynamics ].

  • Zhang, R. F., Sheng, S. H. and Veprek, S. : Mechanical strengths of silicon nitrides studied by ab initio calculations. In: Appl. Phys. Lett. 90, 191903.. 90, 2007, p. 191903 [Ideal strength, elastic constant, Si3N4, fcc-SiN, ab initio].

  • Zhang, R. F., and Veprek, S. : Phase stabilities and spinodal decomposition in Cr1-xAlxN system studied by ab initio LDA and thermodynamic modeling: Comparison with Ti1-xAlxN and TiN/Si3N4 System. In: Acta Materialia . 55, 2007, p. 4615 [Phase stabilities, spinodal, ab initio, Cr-Al-N].

  • Zhang, R. F., Sheng, S. H. and Veprek, S. : First principles studies of ideal strength and bonding nature of AlN polymorphs in comparison to TiN,. In: Appl. Phys. Lett. . 91, 2007, p. 031906 [ideal strength, bonding nature, bulk moulus, AlN, TiN].

  • Zhang, R. F., Sheng, S. H. and Veprek, S.: Mechanism of the B3 to B1 transformation in cubic AlN under uniaxial stress, Physical Review B. In: Physical Review B. 76, 2007, p. 075208 [zincblend-AlN, rocksalt-AlN, phase transformation, uniaxial stress, stress-strain relation].

  • Zhang, R. F., Sheng, S. H. and Liu, B. X. : Predicting the formation enthalpies of binary intermetallic compounds. In: Chemical Physics Letter. 442, 2007, p. 511 - 514 [Miedema's theory, formation enthalpy, intermetallic compounds].

  • Veprek S., Veprek-Heijman M. G. J. and Zhang, R. F. : Chemistry, physics and fracture mechanics in search for superhard materials, and the origin of superhardness in nc-TiN/a-Si3N4 and related nanocomposites. In: J. Phys. Chem. Solids. 68, 2007, p. 1161 - 1168 [superhard materials, nc-TiN/a-Si3N4, nanocomposite ].

  • R. F. Zhang, S. Veprek, and A. S. Argon : Mechanical and electronic properties of hard rhenium diboride of low elastic compressibility studied by first-principles calculation. In: Applied Physics Letters. 91, 2007, p. 201914 [Ideal strength, elastic constant, First principles, ReB2, Charge density ].

  • R. F. Zhang and S. Veprek: Crystalline-to-amorphous transition in Ti1-xSixN solid solution system and stability of fcc SiN studied by combined ab initio density functional theory and thermodynamic calculations. In: Physical Review B. 76, 2007, p. 174105 [superhard nc-TiN/a-Si3N4, fcc-SiN, Ti1-xSixN solid solution, density functional theory].

Zhang, Dr. Shan-Tao

Nanjing University, People's Republic of China
Field of research: Ceramics
Host: Prof. Dr. Jürgen Rödel Technische Universität Darmstadt
  • Shan-Tao Zhang, Alain Brice Kounga, Emil Aulbach,Helmut Ehrenberg,Jürgen Rödel: Giant strain in lead-free piezoceramics Bi0.5Na0.5TiO3¿BaTiO3¿K0.5Na0.5NbO3 system. In: Appl.Phys.Lett.. 91, 2007, p. 112906 [lead free, piezoceramics, strain].

Zheng, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Hongxing

Shanghai University, People's Republic of China
Field of research: Materials science and metallurgy
Host: Prof. Dr. Gunther Eggeler Ruhr-Universität Bochum
  • Hongxing Zheng, Xuefeng Guo and Jianguo Li: Dendritic growth in undercooled Ni–25wt%Pb alloy melts. In: Materials and Design. 28(2), 2007, p. 558 - 561.

Zheng, Prof. Dr. Maosheng

Northwest University, People's Republic of China
Field of research: Metals physics, metallurgy, technology of metal materials
Host: Prof. Dr. Meinhard Kuna Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg
  • Hongxiang Chen, Maosheng Zheng, Hongying Sun, Qingming Jia : Characterization and properties of sepiolite/polyurethane nanocomposites . In: Materials Science and Engineering: A,. 445-446, 2007, p. 725 - 730 [Characterization, property sepiolite / polyurethane nanocomposites ].

  • D.G. Li, Y.R. Feng, Z.Q. Bai, M.S. Zheng: Characteristics of CO2 corrosion scale formed on N80 steel in stratum water with saturated CO2. In: Applied Surface Science . 253, 2007, p. 8371 - 8376 [corrosion scale, N80 steel, stratum water, CO2].

  • C.Z. Xu, Q.J. Wang, M.S. Zheng, J.W. Zhu, J.D. Li, M.Q. Huang, Q.M. Jia, Z.Z. Du: Microstructure and properties of ultra-fine grain Cu¿Cr alloy prepared by equal-channel angular pressing. In: Materials Science and Engineering: A . 459, 2007, p. 303 - 308 [Microstructure, ultra-fine grain, Cu¿Cr alloy, ECAP].

  • Q.M. Jia, M. Zheng, Y.C. Zhu, J.B. Li, C.Z. Xu: Effects of organophilic montmorillonite on hydrogen bonding, free volume and glass transition temperature of epoxy resin/polyurethane interpenetrating polymer networks . In: European Polymer Journal. 43, 2007, p. 35 - 42 [organophilic montmorillonite, hydrogen bonding, free volume, glass transition temperature, epoxy resin/polyurethane interpenetrating polymer networks ].