Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Johns HopkinsUniversity

105 Maryland Hall, 3400 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD21218, USA;

Tel: (410)516-8601; FAX: (410)516-5293;

E-mail: ema@jhu.edu

 

 PLACE OF BIRTH:  Beijing, P.R. China

CITIZENSHIP:  U.S.A

EXPERIENCE:

  •        Professor                                             2002-present

       Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering, The JohnsHopkinsUniversity

  •       Associate Professor                             1998-2002

       Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering, The JohnsHopkinsUniversity

  •        Assistant Professor                             1993-1998

       Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Louisiana State University (LSU)  

  •        Visiting Assistant Professor               1992-1993

       Dept. of Mater. Sci. Eng., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign                    

  •        Research Fellow                                  1990-1992

       Michigan Ion Beam Laboratory, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor                

  •        Postdoctoral Research Associate       1989-1990

       Department of Mater. Sci. Eng., Massachusetts Institute of Technology/

       IBM T.J. Watson Research Center (joint appointment)                              

  •        Graduate Research Assistant             1986-1989

       Materials Research Group, Division of Applied Sciences, Caltech

       (Advisors: Prof. M-A. Nicolet and Prof. W.L. Johnson)

  •        Research and Teaching Assistant       1982-1985

        Dept. of Eng. Physics and later Dept. of Mater. Sci. Eng., Tsinghua Univ.

EDUCATION:

  •        TsinghuaUniversity (thesis at California Institute of Technology)

                 Ph.D.,  Materials Science and Engineering                       June 1989

  •        TsinghuaUniversity, Beijing, China

                 M.S., Materials Science and Engineering                         March 1985

                 B.S., Materials Science and SolidState Physics               June 1982

MEMBERSHIPS AND SERVICES

  • Member, Materials Research Society (MRS), since 1991
  • Member, MRS Membership Committee (1997-2000)
  • Member, MRS Awards Committee (2007- 2011)
  • Member, The Metals, Materials & Minerals Society (TMS), since 1992
  • Member and Elected Fellow, ASM International and ASM A.E. White Award Selection Committee (2008-2012, chair 2012)
  • Member and Elected Fellow, American Physical Society
  • Member, Board of Review, Metallurgical Transactions A (till 2009)
  • Member, International Committee on Nanostructure Materials (2010-2013)
  • Co-editor, Taylor & Francis Series in Materials Science and Engineering (2006-present)
  • Co-guest editor, MRS Bulletin Special Issue on Metallic Glasses (2007)
  • Co-guest editor, MRS Bulletin Special Issue on Elastic Strain Engineering (2014)
  • Organizer of MRS symposia (1997, 2005, 2013, 2014), TMS symposia (1997, 2005, 2014), MAM2006, and International Mg workshop (2007), ISMANAM 2001.
  • Reviewer for Nature, Science, Nature Materials, Nature Communications, Phys. Rev. Lett. and ~20 other journals
  • Proposal reviewer for NSF, DoE, DoD, NASA, PRF and several other agencies
  • Chair, DMSE Undergraduate Curriculum Committee (2011-present)
  • Chair, DMSE Graduate Studies Committee (2002-2005)
  • Chair, DMSE Central Facilities Committee (1999-2002)
  • Member, Committee on International Affairs, Whiting School of Engineering (2007-2010)
  • Member, Committee of Undergraduate Program Directors, Whiting School of Engineering (2011-present)
PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

       See separate lists:

  • ~320 articles in refereed journals, including Nature (3), Science (2), Nature Materials (10), Nature Communications (10), Physical Review Letters (12) and PNAS (4); Reviews: Progress in Materials Science (2), Mater. Sci. Eng. R (1), Materials Today (2)

  • Citations:

    ~24,924 times (SCI), h index =82 (~61 papers have citations between 100 and 1,600); 

    Details about papers published since joining JHU (1998) can be searched using (author: Ma E, address: Baltimore), from the Web of Science

    ~32,657 times (Google Scholar; h=95, ~90 papers have citations between 100 and 1,900)

  • 32 articles in conference proceedings

  • Edited 3 books

  • ~209 invited talks (~127 at international conferences, ~82 at academic institutions)

  • 2 patent applications 

AWARDS

  • National Science Foundation Research Initiation Award, 1994
  • Elected scientific member of the Böhmische Physical Society for “contributions to the understanding of ion beam mixing at Al/metal and Si/metal interfaces”
  • Halliburton Faculty Development Award, 1997
  • HTS/CMES Visiting Lectureship Award, 2003
  • Materials Science Research Silver Medal (from ASM International, 2004), cited "for important experimental and theoretical contributions in the study of metastable and nanocrystalline materials."
  • Elected Fellow, ASM International, class 2009, cited for “significant contributions in the study of processing, structure and mechanical properties of nanocrystalline and amorphous metals and alloys.”
  • Elected Fellow, American Physical Society, class 2010, cited for “path-breaking research and outstanding publications on metastable, amorphous and nanocrystalline metals and alloys, and international outreach in the metallic materials field.”
  • Senior Scientist Prize, 18th International Symposium on Metastable, Amorphous and
  • Nanocrystalline Materials (ISMANAM), Gijon, Spain, June 2011.
  • Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researcher, 2002-2012 (top 1% of researchers for most cited documents in the field of materials science).
  • Elected Fellow, ASM International, class 2009, cited for “significant contributions in the study of processing, structure and mechanical properties of nanocrystalline and amorphous metals and alloys.”
  • Elected Fellow, American Physical Society, class 2010, cited for “path-breaking research and outstanding publications on metastable, amorphous and nanocrystalline metals and alloys, and international outreach in the metallic materials field.”
  • Senior Scientist Prize, 18th International Symposium on Metastable, Amorphous and
  • Nanocrystalline Materials (ISMANAM), Gijon, Spain, June 2011.
  • Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researcher, 2002-2012 (top 1% of researchers for most cited documents in the field of materials science).
  • Elected Fellow, Materials Research Society, class 2015, cited for "contributions to the advancement of metastable alloys, in particular the foundational understanding of atomic-level structure and structure-property relations in metallic glasses, and deformation behavior of nanostructured metals and alloys."

RESEARCH GRANTS AND CONTRACTS

Approximately $4.5 M as sole PI, and another $7 M as a co-PI.

RESEARCH EXPERTISE

Metastable alloys and materials far from equilibrium; Atomic-level structure, polyamorphism and transformations of amorphous alloys (metallic glasses and Ge-Sb-Te chalcogenide memory alloys); Mechanical behavior (properties, deformation mechanisms, and structural applications) of nanocrystalline, ultrafine-grained metals and bulk metallic glasses; Structure-property relations in metallic glasses; Thermodynamics and kinetics of phase transformations; In situ TEM/SEM experiments of small-volume single-crystalline and amorphous materials; Dislocation behavior and deformation twinning mechanisms in metals; Synthesis and consolidation of nanocrystalline metals; Thin film reactions, Surface modification; Materials for microelectromechanical systems (MEMS); Mechanical alloying; Ion-solid interactions.

Publications

Books

  1. E. Ma, B. Fultz, R. Shull, J. Morral and P. Nash,  "Chemistry and Physics of Nanostructures and Related Non-Equilibrium Materials", 242 pages (TMS, Warrendale, PA, 1997).
  2. E. Ma, M. Atzmon, P. Bellon and R.Trivedi, “Phase Transformations and Systems Driven far from Equilibrium”, 686 pages (Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. Vol. 481, Warrendale, PA, 1998).
  3. E. Ma, M. Atzmon, C.C. Koch, “Metastable, Mechanically Alloyed and Nanocrystalline Materials”, 659 pages, in Materials Science Forum (Trans Tech, 2001)

 Articles Published in Refereed Journals (proceedings papers are NOT included)

  1. Zhang, Wei; Ma, Evan,  Single-element glass to record data, NATURE MATERIALS,  Volume: 17 Issue: 8 Pages:654-655 Published: 2018 
  2. Jiang-Jing Wang, Jun Wang, Hongchu Du, Lu Lu, Peter C. Schmit, Johannes Reindl, Antonio M. Mio, Chun-Lin Jia , Evan Ma, Riccardo Mazzarello, Matthias Wuttig , and Wei Zhang, Genesis and Effects of Swapping Bilayers in Hexagonal GeSb2Te4, CHEMISTRY OF MATERIALS, Volume: 30 Issue: 14 Pages:4770-4777 Published: 2018  
  3. Muxin Yang, Dingshun Yan, Fuping Yuan, Ping Jiang, Evan Ma, and Xiaolei Wu, Dynamically reinforced heterogeneous grain structure prolongs ductility in a medium-entropy alloy with gigapascal yield strength, PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Volume: 115 Issue: 28 Pages:7224-7229 Published: 2018 
  4. Bo-Yu Liu, NanYang, JianWang, Matthew Barnett, Yun-Chang Xin, Di Wu, Ren-Long Xin, Bin Li, R. Lakshmi Narayan, Jian-Feng Nie, JuLi, EvanMa, Zhi-Wei Shan, Insight from in situ microscopy into which precipitate morphology can enable high strength in magnesium alloys, JOURNAL OF MATERIALS SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, Volume: 34 Issue: 7 Pages:1061-1066 Published: 2018 
  5. Ma Yan, Yuan Fuping Yang Muxin,Ping Jiang, Evan Ma, Xiaolei Wu, Dynamic shear deformation of a CrCoNi medium-entropy alloy with heterogeneous grain structures, ACTA MATERIALIA, Volume: 148 Pages:407-418 Published: 2018 
  6. Li Qing-Jie, Ma Evan, When 'smaller is stronger' no longer holds, MATERIALS RESEARCH LETTERS, Volume: 6 Issue:5 Pages:283-292 Published: 2018 
  7. Li Qing-Jie, Xu Bin, Hara Shotaro, Ju Li, Evan Ma, Sample-size-dependent surface dislocation nucleation in nanoscale crystals, ACTA MATERIALIA, Volume: 145 Pages:19-29 Published: 2018
  8. Lihua Wang, Pengfei Guan, Jiao Teng, Pan Liu, Dengke Chen, Weiyu Xie, Deli Kong, Shengbai Zhang, Ting Zhu, Ze Zhang, Evan Ma, Mingwei Chen, Xiaodong Han,  New twinning route in face-centered cubic nanocrystalline metals, NATURE COMMUNICATIONS, Volume: 8 Published: 2017 DOI: 10.1038/s41467-017-02393-4 
  9. Ding, J; Ma, E,Computational modeling sheds light on structural evolution in metallic glasses and supercooled liquidsnpj Computational Materials 3 doi:10.1038/s41524-017-0007-1.(2017)
  10. F. Rao, K. Y. Ding, Y. X. Zhou, Y. H. Zheng, M. J. Xia, S. L. Lv, Z. T. Song, S. L. Feng, I. Ronneberger, R. Mazzarello, W. Zhang and E. Ma, Reducing the stochasticity of crystal nucleation to enable subnanosecond memory writing, Science, doi:10.1126/science.aao3212 (2017) 
  11. Wang, Zhang-Jie; Li, Qing-Jie; Li, Yao; et al., Sliding of coherent twin boundaries, Nature Communications, Volume: 8 DOI: 10.1038/s41467-017-01234-8 Published: OCT 24 2017
  12. Yang, B. J.; Lu, W. Y.; Zhang, J. L.; et al., Melt fluxing to elevate the forming ability of Al-based bulk metallic glasses, Scientific Reports, Volume: 7 DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-11504-6 Published: SEP 8 2017 
  13. Ma, Evan; Zhu, Ting, Towards strength-ductility synergy through the design of heterogeneous nanostructures in metalsMaterials Today, Volume: 20 Issue: 6 Pages: 323-331 DOI: 10.1016/j.mattod.2017.02.003 Published: JUL-AUG 2017
  14. Song, Zhen-Qiang; Ma, Evan; Xu, Jian, Failure of Zr61Ti2Cu25Al12 bulk metallic glass under torsional loading, Intermetallics, Volume: 86 Pages: 25-32 DOI: 10.1016/j.intermet.2017.03.008 Published: JUL 2017
  15. Fan, Zhao; Ding, Jun; Li, Qing-Jie; et al., Correlating the properties of amorphous silicon with its flexibility volume, Physical Review B, Volume: 95 Issue: 14 DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.95.144211 Published: APR 28 2017
  16. Li, Shi-Hao; Han, Wei-Zhong; Li, Ju; et al., Small-volume aluminum alloys with native oxide shell deliver unprecedented strength and toughness, Acta Materialia, Volume: 126 Pages: 202-209 Published: MAR 2017
  17. Li, Meng; Xie, De-Gang; Ma, Evan; et al., Effect of hydrogen on the integrity of aluminium-oxide interface at elevated temperatures, Nature Communications, Volume: 8 DOI: 10.1038/ncomms14564 Published: FEB 20 2017
  18. Zhang, Bin; Peng, Kunlin; Sha, Xuechao; et al.,A Second Amorphous Layer Underneath Surface Oxide, Microscopy and Microanalysis, Volume: 23 Issue: 1 Pages: 173-178 DOI: 10.1017/S143192761700006X Published: FEB 2017       
  19. Wang, Yue-Cun; Tian, Lin; Liu, Fan; et al., Helium Ion Microscope Fabrication Causing Changes in the Structure and Mechanical Behavior of Silicon Micropillars, Small, Volume: 13 Issue: 1 DOI: 10.1002/smll.201601753 Published: JAN 2017       
  20. Ding, J; Cheng, YQ; Sheng, H; Asta, M; Ritchie, RO; Ma, E*, Universal structural parameter to quantitatively predict metallic glass properties, NATURE COMMUNICATIONS, Volume:7  Issue: 13733 DOI: 10.1038/ncomms13733 Published:  DEC 2016
  21. Ding, MS; Tian, L; Han, WZ*; Li, J; Ma, EA; Shan, ZW, Nanobubble Fragmentation and Bubble-Free-Channel Shear Localization in Helium-Irradiated Submicron-Sized Copper, PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, Volume:117  Issue:215501 DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.117.215501 Published: NOV 2016
  22. Xie, DG; Li, SZ ; Li, M ; Wang, ZJ; Gumbsch, P ; Sun, J; Ma, E; Li, J* ; Shan, ZW*, Hydrogenated vacancies lock dislocations in aluminium, NATURE COMMUNICATIONS, Volume:7  Issue:13341 DOI: 10.1038/ncomms13341 Published:  NOV 3 2016
  23. Li, QJ; Li, J*; Shan, ZW*; Ma, E*, Strongly correlated breeding of high-speed dislocations, ACTA MATERIALIA, Volume:119  Issue: Pages: 229-241 DOI:10.1016/j.actamat.2016.07.053 Published:  OCT 2016
  24. Li, QJ; Li, J* ; Shan, ZW; Ma, E, Surface Rebound of Relativistic Dislocations Directly and Efficiently Initiates Deformation Twinning, PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, Volume:117 Issue:16 Pages:165501 DOI:10.1103/PhysRevLett.117.165501 Published: OCT 2016
  25. Wang, YC; Zhang, W*; Wang, LY; Zhuang, Z; Ma, E; Li, J; Shan, ZW*,  In situ TEM study of deformation-induced crystalline-to-amorphous transition in silicon, NPG ASIA MATERIALS, Volume:8  Issue:e291 DOI:10.1038/am.2016.92 Published: JUL 2016
  26. Ding, MS; Du, JP; Wan, L; Ogata, S; Tian, L; Ma, E; Han, WZ*; Li, J*; Shan, ZW, Radiation-Induced Helium Nanobubbles Enhance Ductility in Submicron-Sized Single-Crystalline Copper, NANO LETTERS, Volume:16  Issue:7 Pages: 4118-4124 DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.6b00864 Published: JUL 2016
  27. Zhang, B ; Zhang, W*; Shen, ZJ; Chen, YJ; Li, JX; Zhang, SB; Zhang, Z ; Wuttig, M; Mazzarello, R; Ma*;  Han, XD*, E, Element-resolved atomic structure imaging of rocksalt Ge2Sb2Te5 phase-change material, APPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS, Volume:108 Issue:19 Pages:191902 DOI:10.1063/1.4949011 Published: MAY 2016
  28. Yang, MX; Yuan, FP; Xie, QG; Wang, YD; Ma, E; Wu, XL*, Strain hardening in Fe-16Mn-10Al-0.86C-5Ni high specific strength steel, ACTA MATERIALIA, Volume:109 Pages:213-222 DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2016.02.044 Published: MAY 2016
  29. Song, ZQ; Ma, E ; Xu, J*, Mode III fracture toughness of the Zr61Ti2Cu25Al12 bulk metallic glass, ACTA MATERIALIA, Volume:109 Pages: 275-285 DOI:10.1016/j.actamat.2016.02.063 Published: MAY 2016
  30. Wu, NC ;Zuo, L; Wang, JQ *; Ma, E, Designing aluminum-rich bulk metallic glasses via electronic-structure-guided microalloying, ACTA MATERIALIA, Volume: 108 Pages: 143-151 DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2016.02.012 Published: APR 2016
  31. X. G. Wang, K. Chen, Y. Q. Zhang, J. C. Wan, O. L. Warren, J. Oh, J. Li, E. Ma,and Z. W. Shan, Growth Conditions Control the Elastic and Electrical Properties of ZnO NanowiresNano Letters, Volume:15  Issue:12 Pages:7886-7892 DOI:10.1021/acs.nanolett.5b0285 Published:  DEC 2015
  32.  M. S. Ding, W. Z. Han, J. Li, E. Ma, and Z. W. Shan, In situ study of the mechanical properties of airborne haze particlesScience China Technological Sciences,Volume:58  Issue:12 Pages:2046-2051  DOI:10.1007/s11431-015-5935-8  Published: DEC 2015
  33. Ding, J ; Ma, E; Asta, M; Ritchie, RO, Second-Nearest-Neighbor Correlations from Connection of Atomic Packing Motifs in Metallic Glasses and LiquidsSCIENTIFIC REPORTS, Volume:5  Art No.064501  DOI:10.1038/srep17429  Published: NOV 2015
  34. Z. J. Wang, Q. J. Li, Y. N. Cui, Z. L. Liuc, E. Ma, J. Li, J. Sun, Z. Zhuang, M. Dao, Z. W. Shan, and Subra Suresh, Cyclic deformation leads to defect healing and strengthening of small-volume metal crystalsProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Volume:112  Issue:44 Pages:13502-13507  DOI:10.1073/pnas.1518200112  Published: NOV 2015
  35. Song, ZQ; He, Q; Ma, E; Xu, J, Fatigue endurance limit and crack growth behavior of a high-toughness Zr61Ti2Cu25Al12 bulk metallic glassACTA MATERIALIA, Volume:99  Pages:165-175     DOI:10.1016/j.actamat.2015.07.071  Published: OCT 2015
  36.  W. Zhang, V.  L. Deringer, R. Dronskowski, R. Mazzarello, E. Ma and M. Wuttig, Density functional theory guided advances in phase-change materials and memoriesMRS Bulletin, Volume:40 Issue:10 Pages:856-869  DOI:10.1557/mrs.2015.227  Published: OCT 2015
  37.  D. G. Xie, Z. J. Wang, J. Sun, J. Li, E. Ma and Z. W. Shan, In situ study of the initiation of hydrogen bubbles at the aluminium metal/oxide interfaceNature Materials, Volume:14  Issue:9 Pages:899-903  DOI:10.1038/NMAT4336  Published: SEP 2015
  38. C. C. Wang, Q. J. Li, L. Chen, Y. H. Cheng, J. Sun, Z. W. Shan, J. Li, and E. Ma,  Ultrafast shape change and joining of small-volume materials using nanoscale electrical discharge, Nano Research, Volume:8  Issue:7 Pages:2143-2151  DOI:10.1007/s12274-014-0685-7  Published: JUL 2015
  39. W. Z. Han, L. Huang, S. Ogata, H. Kimizuka, Z. C. Yang, C. Weinberger, Q. J. Li, B. Y. Liu, X. Y. Zhang, J. Li, E. Ma and Z. W. Shan, From "smaller is stronger" to "size-independent strength plateau": towards measuring the ideal strength of ironAdvanced Materials, Volume:27  Issue:22 Pages:3385-3390  DOI:10.1002/adma.201500377  Published: JUN 2015
  40. Mao, YW; Li, J; Lo, YC; Qian, XF; Ma, E, Stress-driven crystallization via shear-diffusion transformations in a metallic glass at very low temperaturesPHYSICAL REVIEW B, Volume:91 Issue: 21  Art No.214103  DOI:10.1103/PhysRevB.91.214103  Published: JUN 2015
  41. Xiaolei Wu, Fuping Yuan, Muxin Yang, Ping Jiang, Chuanxin Zhang, Liu Chen, Yueguang Wei,Evan Ma, Nanodomained Nickel Unite Nanocrystal Strength with Coarse-Grain DuctilityScientific Reports,Volume:5  Art No.11728  DOI: 10.1038/srep11728  Published: JUN 2015
  42. Ma, E, Tuning order in disorderNATURE MATERIALS, Volume:14  Issue:6 Pages: 547-552  DOI:10.1038/nmat4300  Published: JUN 2015
  43. B. Y. Liu, L. Wan, J. Wang, E. Ma and Z. W. Shan, Terrace-like morphology of the boundary created through basal-prismatic transformation in magnesiumScripta Materialia,Volume:100 Pages:86-89  DOI:10.1016/j.scriptamat.2014.12.020  Published: APR 2015
  44. Ding Jun; Patinet, Sylvain; Falk, Michael L.; Cheng, YQ; Ma, Evan.  Soft spots and their structural signature in a metallic glass, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America Volume: 111  Issue: 39  Pages: 14052-14056, Published: SEP 30 2014
  45. Yang, Xu-Sheng; Sun, Sheng; Wu, Xiao-Lei; Ma, Evan; Zhang, TY. Dissecting the Mechanism of Martensitic Transformation via Atomic-Scale Observations, Scientific  Reports Volume: 4 Art. No. 6141  DOI: 10.1038/srep06141  Published: AUG 21 2014
  46. Xu, Jian and Ma, Evan, Damage-tolerant bulk metallic glasses with record-breaking fracture toughnessJournal of Mater. Research, invited feature article, Volume 29, Issue 14 Pages 1489-  1499, Published JUL 28 2014
  47. Wang, Lihua; Teng, J; Liu, P; Hirata, A; Ma, Evan; Zhang, Z; Chen, M; Han, XD; Grain rotation mediated by grain boundary dislocations in nanocrystalline platinum, Nature Communications, Volume: 5 Pages: 4402  Published: JUL 2014
  48. Li, Ju; Shan, Zhiwei; Ma, Evan; Elastic strain engineering for unprecedented materials properties,  MRS Bulletin Volume: 39 Issue: 2 Pages: 108-117 Published: FEB 2014
  49. Liu, Boyu, Wang, JLi, BLu, LZhang, XYShan, ZWLi, JJia, CLSun, J and Ma, ETwinning-like lattice reorientation without a crystallographic twinning planeNature CommunicationsVolume: 5   Article Number: 3297  DOI: 10.1038/ncomms4297Published Feb. 13, 2014
  50. Zhu, Zhen-Dong; Ma, Evan; Xu, Jian; Elevating the fracture toughness of Cu49Hf42Al9 bulk metallic glass: Effects of cooling rate and frozen-in excess volume, Intermetallics Volume: 46 Pages: 164-172  DOI: 10.1016/j.intermet.2013.11.006, Published: MAR 2014
  51. Ding, Jun, Cheng, Yong-Qiang and Ma, Evan, Full icosahedra dominate local order in Cu64Zr36 metallic glass and supercooled liquid, Acta Mater. 69 Pages: 343-354, 2014
  52. Ding, J.; Cheng, Y. Q.; Ma, E; On the origin of elastic strain limit of bulk metallic glassesApplied Physics Letters Volume: 104  Issue: 1 Art. No. 011912   DOI: 10.1063/1.4861606  Published: JAN 6 2014
  53.  Ding, J.; Xu, M.; Guan, P. F.; Cheng, YQ and Ma, E., Temperature effects on atomic pair distribution functions of melts, Journal of Chemical Physics Volume: 140  Issue: 6 Art No. 064501 DOI: 10.1063/1.4864106  Published: FEB 14 2014
  54. Wang, Cheng-Cai, Mao, Yun-Wei, Shan, Zhi-Wei, Dao, Ming, Li, Ju, Sun, Jun, Ma, Evan, Suresh, Subra, Real-time, high-resolution study of nanocrystallization and fatigue cracking in a cyclically strained metallic glassPROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF  AMERICA  Volume: 110  Issue: 49 Page: 19725- 19730 DOI:10.1073/pnas.1320235110 Published: DEC 3 2013.
  55. Wang, Lihua, Liu, Pan, Guan, Pengfei, Yang, Mingjie, Sun, Jialin, Cheng, Yongqiang, Hirata, Akihiko, Zhang, Ze,   Ma, Evan, Chen, Mingwei, Han, Xiaodong,  In situ atomic-scale observation of continuous and reversible lattice deformation beyond the elastic limitNature Communications  Volume: 4 Article Number: 2413  DOI: 10.1038/ncomms3413  Published: SEP 2013.
  56.  Liu, G; Zhang, G. J.; Jiang, F.; Ding, XD  Sun, YJ ; Sun, J ; Ma, E; Nanostructured Molybdenum Alloys with Unprecedented Tensile DuctilityNature MaterialsVolume: 12   Issue: 4   Pages: 344-350 Published: APR 2013. 
  57.  Greer, AL; Cheng, YQ; Ma, E; Shear Bands in Metallic Glasses, invited review in Mater. Sci. Eng. Reports, Volume: 74   Issue: 4   Pages: 71-132 Published: APR 2013.
  58. Tian, Lin; Li, Ju; Sun, Jun; Ma, E; Visualizing size-dependent deformation mechanism transition in Sn, Scientific Reports Volume: 3 Article Number: 2113 DOI:10.1038/srep02113 Published: JUL 3 2013
  59. Y.Q. Cheng, J. Ding and E. Ma, Local topology versus atomic-level stresses as a measure of disorder: correlating structural indicators of metallic glasses, Materials Research Letters, Volume: 1, Issue: 1  Pages: 3-12 Published: 2013.
  60. Tian, Lin; Shan, Zhi-Wei; Ma, Evan; Ductile necking behavior of nanoscale metallic glasses under uniaxial tension at room temperature, Acta Materialia  Volume: 61   Issue: 13  Pages: 4823-4830 Published: AUG 2013.
  61. Ding, Jun; Cheng, Yong Qiang; Ma, Evan; Quantitative measure of local solidity/liquidity in metallic glasses, Acta Materialia Volume: 61 Issue: 12 Pages: 4474-4480 DOI:10.1016/j.actamat.2013.04.016 Published: JUL 2013
  62. Ding, Jun; Cheng, Yongqiang; Ma, Evan; Charge-transfer-enhanced prism-type local order in amorphous Mg65Cu25Y10: Short-to-medium-range structural evolution underlying liquid fragility and heat capacity, Acta Materialia  Volume: 61   Issue: 8   Pages: 3130-3140   DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2013.02.004  Published: MAY 2013.
  63. Wang, S. J.; Sui, M. L.; Chen, Y. T.; Lu; Ma, E.; Pei, X.Y.; Li, Q.Z.; Hu, H.B.; Microstructural fingerprints of phase transitions in shock-loaded iron, Scientific Reports Volume: 3 Article Number: 1086   DOI:10.1038/srep01086   Published: JAN 18 2013.
  64. Liu, XQ; Li, XB; Zhang, B; Zhang, SB; Ma, E; Zhang, Z; Han, XD, Truncated Lorch-window method revealing the off-octahedral Ge in nanocrystalline Ge2Sb2Te5 , Physica Status Solidi B-Basic Solid State Physics Volume:249 Issue:10 Pages:1914-1918 Published: OCT 2012.
  65. Ding, J; Cheng, YQ; Ma, E, Correlating local structure with inhomogeneous elastic deformation in a metallic glass, Applied Physics Letters Volume:101 Issue:12 Pages: 121917-121917-4 Published: SEP 2012.
  66. Liu, P; Du, K;  Zhang, JX;  Wang, LH;  Yue, YH;  Ma, E;  Zhang, YF;  Zhang, Z;  Chen, MW ;  Han, XD, Screw-rotation twinning through helical movement of triple-partials, Applied Physics Letters Volume:101 Issue:12 Pages: 121901-121901-5  Published: SEP 2012.
  67. Wang, CC; Ding, J; Cheng, YQ; Wan, JC; Tian, L; Sun, J; Shan, ZW; Li, J; Ma, E, Sample size matters for Al88Fe7Gd5 metallic glass: Smaller is stronger, Acta Materialia Volume:60 Issue:13-14 Pages: 5370-5379  Published: AUG 2012
  68. Yue, YH; Liu, P; Deng, QS; Ma, E; Zhang, Z; Han, XD,  Quantitative Evidence of Crossover toward Partial Dislocation Mediated Plasticity in Copper Single Crystalline Nanowires , Nano Letters Volume:12 Issue:8 Pages:4045-4049  Published: AUG 2012
  69. Mauro, N.A;  Fu, W.; Bendert, J.C.; Cheng, Y.Q.; Ma, E.; Kelton, K.F., Local atomic structure in equilibrium and supercooled liquid Zr75.5Pd24.5 , Journal of Chemical Physics Volume:137 Issue:4 Article Number: 044501 Published: JUL 2012
  70. Xu, M.; Ding, J.; Ma, E., One-dimensional stringlike cooperative migration of lithium ions in an ultrafast ionic conductor, Applied Physics Letters Volume:101 Issue:3 Pages:031901-031901-3 Published: JUL 2012
  71. He, Q.; Shang, J.K.; Ma, E.; Xu, J., Crack-resistance curve of a Zr–Ti–Cu–Al bulk metallic glass with extraordinary fracture toughness, Acta Materialia Volume:60 Issue:12 Pages:4940-4949 Published: JUL 2012
  72. Sheng, H.W.; Ma, E.; Kramer, M.J., Relating Dynamic Properties to Atomic Structure in Metallic Glasses, JOM  Volume:64 Issue:7 Pages:856-881 Published: JUL 2012
  73. Xu, M.; Cheng, Y.Q.; Wang, L.; Sheng, H.W.; Meng, Y.;  Yang, W.G.; Han, X.D.;  Ma, E., Pressure tunes electrical resistivity by four orders of magnitude in amorphous Ge2Sb2Te5 phase-change memory alloy, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America Volume:109 Issue:18 Pages:E1055-E1062 Published: MAY 2012
  74. Xu, M.; Park, M.S.; Lee, J.M.; Kim, T.Y.; Park, Y.S.; Ma, E.,  Mechanisms of Li+ transport in garnet-type cubic Li3+xLa3M2O12 (M = Te, Nb, Zr), Physical Review B Volume:85 Issue:5 Article Number:052301 DOI:10.1103/PhysRevB.85.052301 Published: FEB 2012
  75. Yu, Q; Li, SZ; Minor, A.M;  Sun, J;  Ma, E, High-strength titanium alloy nanopillars with stacking faults and enhanced plastic flow, Applied Physics Letters Volume:100  Issue:6  Article Number:063109 DOI:10.1063/1.3683489  Published: FEB 2012
  76. Wang, ZJ; Shan, ZW; Li, J; Sun, J; Ma, E, Pristine-to-pristine regime of plastic deformation in submicron-sized single crystal gold particles, Acta Materialia Volume:60  Issue:3 Pages:1368-1377  DOI:10.1016/j.actamat.2011.10.035  Published: FEB 2012
  77. Wang, ZJ; Li, QJ; Li, J; Shan, ZW; Li, J; Sun, J; Ma, E, Sample size effects on the large strain bursts in submicron aluminum pillars, Applied Physics Letters Volume:100 Issue:7 Article Number:071906  DOI:10.1063/1.3681582  Published: FEB 2012
  78. Ding, J; Cheng, YQ; Sheng, HW; Ma, E, Short-range structural signature of excess specific heat and fragility of metallic-glass-forming supercooled liquids, Physical Review B Volume:85 Issue:7 Article Number:060201 DOI:10.1103/PhysRevB.85.060201 Published: FEB 2012
  79. Tian, L; Cheng, YQ; Shan, ZW; Li, J; Wang, CC; Han, XD; Sun, J; Ma, E, Approaching the ideal elastic limit of metallic glasses, Nature Communications Volume: 3 Article Number: 609  DOI: 10.1038/ncomms1619  Published: JAN 2012
  80. Huang, L; Li, QJ; Shan, ZW; Li, J; Sun, J; Ma, E, A new regime for mechanical annealing and strong sample-size strengthening in body centred cubic molybdenum, Nature Communications  Volume: 2  Article Number: 547  DOI: 10.1038/ncomms1557  Published: NOV 2011
  81. Deng, QS; Cheng, YQ; Yue, YH; Zhang, L; Zhang, Z; Han, XD; Ma, E, Uniform tensile elongation in framed submicron metallic glass specimen in the limit of suppressed shear banding, Acta Materialia  Volume:59  Issue:17  Pages:6511-6518 Published: OCT 2011 
  82. Yue, YH; Liu, P; Zhang, Z; Han, XD; Ma, E, Approaching the Theoretical Elastic Strain Limit in Copper Nanowires, Nano Letters Volume:11  Issue:8  Pages:3151-3155  DOI: 10.1021/nl201233u  Published: AUG 2011
  83. Chen, CQ; Pei, YT; Kuzmin, O; Zhang, ZF; Ma, E; De Hosson, JTM, Intrinsic size effects in the mechanical response of taper-free nanopillars of metallic glass, Physical Review B Volume: 83 Issue:18 Article Number:180201 DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.83.180201 Published: May 2011
  84. Li, BQ; Li, B; Wang, YB; Sui, ML; Ma, E, Twinning mechanism via synchronized activation of partial dislocations in face-centered-cubic materials, Scripta Materialia  Volume: 64  Issue: 9  Pages: 852-855  DOI: 10.1016/j.seriptamat.2011.01.016  Published: MAY 2011
  85. Cheng, YQ; Ma, E, Atomic-level structure and structure-property relationship in metallic glasses, Progress in Materials Science  Volume:56  Issue:4  Pages:379-473  DOI: 10.1016/j.pmatsci.2010.12.002  Published: MAY 2011
  86. Cheng, YQ; Ma, E , Intrinsic shear strength of metallic glass, Acta Materilia Volume:59  Issue:4  Pages:1800-1807  DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2010.11.046  Published: FEB 2011
  87. Wang, LH; Zhang, Z; Ma, E; Han, XD, Transmission electron microscopy observations of dislocation annihilation and storage in nanograins, Applied Physics Letters  Volume:98  Issue:5  Article Number:051905  DOI: 10.1063/1.3549866  Published: JAN 2011
  88. Liu, XQ; Li, XB; Zhang, L; Cheng, YQ; Yan, ZG; Xu, M; Han, XD; Zhang, SB; Zhang, Z; Ma, E, New Structural Picture of the Ge(2)Sb(2)Te(5) Phase-Change Alloy, Physical Review Letters  Volume: 106  Issue: 2  Article Number: 025501  DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.106.025501  Published: JAN  2011
  89. Lee, M; Lee, CM; Lee, KR; Ma, E; Lee, JC, Networked interpenetrating connections of icosahedra Effects on shear transformations in metallic glass, Acta Materilia Volume: 59  Issue: 1  Pages: 159-170  DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2010.09.020  Published: JAN 2011
  90. He, Q; Cheng, YQ; Ma, E; Xu, J, Locating bulk metallic glasses with high fracture toughness Chemical effects and composition optimization, Acta Materilia  Volume: 59  Issue: 1  Pages: 202-215  DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2010.09.025  Published: JAN 2011
  91. Ma, E; Zhang, Z, AMORPHOUS ALLOYS Reflections from the glass maze, Nature Materials  Volume: 10  Issue: 1  Pages: 10-11  DOI: 10.1038/nmat2924  Published: JAN 2011
  92. Xu, M; Meng, Y; Cheng, YQ; Sheng, HW; Han, XD; Ma, E, Pressure-induced crystallization of amorphous Ge(2)Sb(2)Te(5), Journal of Applied Physics Volume: 108  Issue: 8  Article Number: 083519  DOI: 10.1063/1.3493110  Published: OCT  2010
  93. Wang, LH; Han, XD; Liu, P; Yue, YH; Zhang, Z; Ma, E, In Situ Observation of Dislocation Behavior in Nanometer Grains, Physical Review Letters Volume: 105  Issue: 13  Article Number:135501  DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.105.135501  Published: SEP  2010 
  94.  Senkov, ON; Miracle, DB; Barney, ER; Hannon, AC; Cheng, YQ; Ma, E, Local Atomic Structure of Ca-Mg-Zn Metallic Glasses, Physical Review B  Volume: 82  Issue: 10  Article Number: 104206  DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.82.104206  Published: SEP  2010 
  95. Li, SZ; Ding, XD; Li, J; Ren, XB; Sun, J; Ma, E; Lookman, T, Inverse Martensitic Transformation in Zr Nanowires, Physical Review B Volume: 81  Issue: 24  Article Number: 245433  DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.81.245433  Published: JUN  2010
  96. Zheng, K; Wang, CC; Cheng, YQ; Yue, YH; Han, XD; Zhang, Z; Shan, ZW; Mao, SX; Ye, MM; Yin, YD; Ma, E, Electron-beam-assisted Superplastic Shaping of Nanoscale Amorphous Silica, Nature Communications Volume: 1  Article Number: 24  DOI: 10.1038/ncomms1021  Published: JUN 2010 
  97. Zhang, JY; Liu, G; Wang, RH; Li, J; Sun, J; Ma, E, Double-inverse Grain Size Dependence of Deformation Twinning in Nanocrystalline Cu, Physical Review B  Volume: 81  Issue: 17  Article Number: 172104  DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.81.172104  Published: MAY 2010
  98. Li, SZ; Ding, XD; Li, J; Ren, XB; Sun, J; Ma, E, High-Efficiency Mechanical Energy Storage and Retrieval Using Interfaces in Nanowires, Nano Letters Volume: 10  Issue: 5  Pages: 1774-1779  DOI: 10.1021/nl100263p  Published: MAY 2010
  99. Xu, J; Ramamurty, U; Ma, E, The Fracture Toughness of Bulk Metallic Glasses, Jom Volume: 62  Issue: 4  Pages: 10-18  DOI: 10.1007/s11837-010-0052-4  Published: APR 2010
  100. Zhang, JY; Liu, G; Zhang, X; Zhang, GJ; Sun, J; Ma, E, A Maximum in Ductility and Fracture Toughness in Nanostructured Cu/Cr Multilayer Films, Scripta Materialia Volume: 62  Issue: 6  Pages: 333-336  DOI: 10.1016/j.scriptamat.2009.10.030  Published: MAR 2010
  101. Yu, Q; Shan, ZW; Li, J; Huang, XX; Xiao, L; Sun, J; Ma, E, Strong Crystal Size Effect on Deformation Twinning, Nature Volume: 463  Issue: 7279  Pages: 335-338  DOI: 10.1038/nature08692  Published: JAN 2010 
  102. Yang, BJ; Yao, JH; Chao, YS; Wang, JQ; Ma, E, Developing Aluminum-based Bulk Metallic Glasses, Philosophical Magazine Volume: 90  Issue: 23  Pages: 3215-3231  Article Number:   DOI: 10.1080/14786435.2010.484401  Published: 2010
  103. Li, B; Yan, PF; Sui, ML; Ma, E, Transmission Electron Microscopy Study of Stacking Faults and Their Interaction With Pyramidal Dislocations in Deformed Mg, Acta Materialia Volume: 58  Issue: 1  Pages: 173-179  DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2009.08.066  Published: JAN 2010 
  104. Xu, M; Cheng, YQ; Sheng, HW; Ma, E, Nature of Atomic Bonding and Atomic Structure in the Phase-Change Ge(2)Sb(2)Te(5) Glass, Physical Review Letters Volume: 103  Issue: 19  Article Number: 195502  DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.103.195502  Published: NOV 2009
  105. Ma, E; Xu, J, Biodegradable Alloys: The glass window of opportunities, Nature Materials Volume: 8  Issue: 11  Pages: 855-857  DOI: 10.1038/nmat2550  Published: NOV 2009
  106. Cheng, YQ; Han, Z; Li, Y; Ma, E, Cold Versus Hot Shear Banding in Bulk Metallic Glass, Physical Review B Volume: 80  Issue: 13  Article Number: 134115  DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.80.134115  Published: OCT 2009
  107. Cao, AJ; Cheng, YQ; Ma, E,  Structural Processes That Initiate Shear Localization in Metallic Glass, Acta Materialia  Volume: 57  Issue: 17  Pages: 5146-5155  DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2009.07.016  Published: OCT 2009
  108. Cheng, YQ; Xu, M; Sheng, HW; Meng, Y; Han, XD; Ma, E, A Body-centered-cubic Polymorph of the Ge(2)Sb(2)Te(5) Phase Change Alloy, Applied Physics Letters Volume: 95  Issue: 13  Article Number: 131904  DOI: 10.1063/1.3240885  Published: SEP  2009
  109.  Li, B; Cao, BY; Ramesh, KT; Ma, E, A Nucleation Mechanism of Deformation Twins in Pure Aluminum, Acta Materialia Volume: 57  Issue: 15  Pages: 4500-4507  DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2009.06.014  Published: SEP 2009
  110. Li, B; Joshi, S; Azevedo, K; Ma, E; Ramesh, KT; Figueiredo, RB; Langdon, TG, Dynamic Testing at High Strain Rates of an Ultrafine-grained Magnesium Alloy Processed by ECAP, Materials Science and Engineering A-structural Materials Properties Microstructure and Processing Volume: 517  Issue: 1-2  Pages: 24-29  DOI: 10.1016/j.msea.2009.03.032  Published: AUG  2009
  111. Cheng, YQ; Ma, E, Configurational Dependence of Elastic Modulus of Metallic Glass, Physical Review B Volume: 80  Issue: 6  Article Number: 064104  DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.80.064104  Published: AUG 2009
  112. Yang, BJ; Yao, JH; Zhang, J; Yang, HW; Wang, JQ; Ma, E, Al-rich Bulk Metallic Glasses with Plasticity and Ultrahigh Specific Strength, Scripta Materialia Volume: 61  Issue: 4  Pages: 423-426  DOI: 10.1016/j.scriptamat.2009.04.035  Published: AUG 2009
  113. Li, B; Ma, E, Atomic Shuffling Dominated Mechanism for Deformation Twinning in Magnesium, Physical Review Letters Volume: 103  Issue: 3  Article Number: 035503  DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.103.035503  Published: JUL  2009
  114. Jia, P; Zhu, ZD; Ma, E; Xu, J, Notch Toughness of Cu-based Bulk Metallic Glasses, Scripta Materilia Volume: 61  Issue: 2  Pages: 137-140  DOI: 10.1016/j.scriptamat.2009.03.024  Published: JUL 2009
  115. Cheng, YQ; Ma, E; Sheng, HW, Atomic Level Structure in Multicomponent Bulk Metallic Glass, Physical Review Letters Volume: 102  Issue: 24  Article Number: 245501  DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.102.245501  Published: JUN  2009
  116.  Cheng, YQ; Cao, AJ; Ma, E, Correlation Between the Elastic Modulus and the Intrinsic Plastic Behavior of Metallic Glasses: the Roles of Atomic Configuration and Alloy Composition, Acta Materialia Volume: 57  Issue: 11  Pages: 3253-3267  DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2009.03.027  Published: JUN 2009
  117. Li, BQ; Sui, ML; Li, B; Ma, E; Mao, SX, Reversible Twinning in Pure Aluminum, Physical Review Letters Volume: 102  Issue: 20  Article Number: 205504  DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.102.205504  Published: MAY 2009
  118.  Li, B; Ma, E, Zonal Dislocations Mediating {1 0 () 1} < 1 0 () () >Twinning in Magnesium, Acta Materialia Volume: 57  Issue: 6  Pages: 1734-1743  DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2008.12.016  Published: APR 2009
  119.  Wen, J; Cheng, YQ; Wang, JQ; Ma, E, Distinguishing Medium-range Order in Metallic Glasses Using Fluctuation Electron Microscopy: A Theoretical Study Using Atomic Models, Journal of Applied Physics Volume: 105  Issue: 4  Article Number: 043519  DOI: 10.1063/1.3079514  Published: FEB 2009
  120. Zhang, L; Cheng, YQ; Cao, AJ; Xu, J; Ma, E, Bulk Metallic Glasses with Large Plasticity: Composition Design from the Structural Perspective, Acta Materialia Volume: 57  Issue: 4  Pages: 1154-1164  DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2008.11.002  Published: FEB 2009
  121. Li, GQ; Borisenko, KB; Chen, YX; Nguyen-Manh, D; Ma, E; Cockayne, DJH, Local Structure Variations in Al(89)La(6)Ni(5) Metallic Glass, Acta Materialia Volume: 57  Issue: 3  Pages: 804-811  DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2008.10.036  Published: FEB 2009
  122. Li, B; Ma, E, Pyramidal slip in magnesium: Dislocations and stacking fault on the {1011} plane, Philosophical Magazine  Volume: 89  Issue: 14  Pages: 1223-1235  Article Number:   DOI: 10.1080/14786430902936707  Published: 2009
  123. Sheng, HW; Cheng, YQ; Lee, PL; Shastri, SD; Ma, E, Atomic packing in multicomponent aluminum-based metallic glasses, Acta Materialia Volume: 56  Issue: 20  Pages: 6264-6272  DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2008.08.049  Published: DEC 2008
  124. Wen, J; Wang, JQ; Ma, E, A fluctuation electron microscopy study of medium-range order in metallic glasses, Acta Metaliurgica Sinica Volume: 44  Issue: 11  Pages: 1388-1393  Published: NOV 2008
  125. Li, B; Ma, E; Ramesh, KT, Dislocation configurations in an extruded ZK60 magnesium alloy, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A-physical Metallurgy and Materials Science  Volume: 39A  Issue: 11  Pages: 2607-2614  DOI: 10.1007/s11661-008-9621-3  Published: NOV 2008
  126. Cao, A; Ma, E, Sample shape and temperature strongly influence the yield strength of metallic nanopillars, Acta Materialia Volume: 56  Issue: 17  Pages: 4816-4828  DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2008.05.044  Published: OCT 2008
  127. Cheng, YQ; Cao, AJ; Sheng, HW; Ma, E, Local order influences initiation of plastic flow in metallic glass: Effects of alloy composition and sample cooling history, Acta Materialia Volume: 56  Issue: 18  Pages: 5263-5275  DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2008.07.011  Published: OCT 2008
  128. Cheng, YQ; Ma, E; Sheng, HW, Alloying strongly influences the structure, dynamics, and glass forming ability of metallic supercooled liquids, Applied Physics Letters Volume: 93  Issue: 11  Article Number: 111913  DOI: 10.1063/1.2987727  Published: SEP  2008
  129. Cheng, YQ; Ma, E, Indicators of internal structural states for metallic glasses: Local order, free volume, and configurational potential energy, Applied Physics Letters Volume: 93  Issue: 5  Article Number: 051910  DOI: 10.1063/1.2966154  Published: AUG 2008
  130. Shi, LL; Xu, J; Ma, E, Alloy compositions of metallic glasses and eutectics from an idealized structural model, Acta Materialia Volume: 56  Issue: 14  Pages: 3613-3621  DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2008.04.002  Published: AUG 2008
  131. Cheng, YQ; Sheng, HW; Ma, E, Relationship between structure, dynamics, and mechanical properties in metallic glass-forming alloys, Physical Review B Volume: 78  Issue: 1  Article Number: 014207  DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.78.014207  Published: JUL 2008
  132. Wu, XL; Ma, E, Dislocations and twins in nanocrystalline Ni after severe plastic deformation: the effects of grain size, Materials Science and Engineering A-structural Materials Properties Microstructure and   Processing Volume: 483-84  Special Issue: SI  Pages: 84-86  DOI: 10.1016/j.msea.2006.07.173  Published: JUN 15 2008
  133. Wang, YL; Ma, E; Xu, J, Bulk metallic glass formation near the TiCu-TiNi pseudo-binary eutectic composition, Philosophical Magazine Letters  Volume: 88  Issue: 5  Pages: 319-325  DOI: 10.1080/09500830801968583  Published: MAY 2008 
  134. Cao, A; Wei, YG; Ma, E, Grain boundary effects on plastic deformation and fracture mechanisms in Cu nanowires: Molecular dynamics simulations, Physical Review B Volume: 77  Issue: 19  Article Number: 195429  DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.77.195429  Published: MAY 2008
  135. Shi, LL; Xu, J; Ma, E, Mg-Al-Ca in situ composites with a refined eutectic structure and their compressive properties, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A-physical Metallurgy and Materials Science Volume: 39A  Issue: 5  Pages: 1225-1235  DOI: 10.1007/s11661-008-9488-3  Published: MAY 2008
  136. Shan, ZW; Li, J; Cheng, YQ; Minor, AM; Asif, SAS; Warren, OL; Ma, E, Plastic flow and failure resistance of metallic glass: Insight from in situ compression of nanopillars, Physical Review B Volume:77  Issue:15  Article Number:155419  DOI:10.1103/PhysRevB.77.155419  Published: APR 2008
  137. Zhang, L; Ma, E; Xu, J, Hf-based bulk metallic glasses with critical diameter on centimeter scale, Intermetallics Volume:16  Issue:4  Pages:584-586  DOI:10.1016/j.intermet.2007.12.016  Published: APR 2008 
  138. Zhao, YY; Ma, E; Xu, J, Reliability of compressive fracture strength of Mg-Zn-Ca bulk metallic glasses: Flaw sensitivity and Weibull statistics, Scripta Materialia Volume: 58  Issue: 6  Pages: 496-499  DOI: 10.1016/j.scriptamat.2007.10.052  Published: MAR 2008
  139. Jin, ZH; Gumbsch, P; Albe, K; Ma, E; Lu, K; Gleiter, H; Hahn, H, Interactions between non-screw lattice dislocations and coherent twin boundaries in face-centered cubic metals, Acta Materialia Volume: 56  Issue: 5  Pages: 1126-1135  DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2007.11.020  Published: MAR 2000
  140. Shen, Y; Ma, E; Xu, J, A group of Cu(Zr)-based BMGs with critical diameter in the range of 12 to 18 mm, Journal of Materials Science & Technology Volume: 24  Issue: 2  Pages: 149-152  Published: MAR 2008
  141. Luo, WK; Ma, E, EXAFS measurements and reverse Monte Carlo modeling of atomic structure in amorphous Ni80P20 alloys, Journal of Non-crystalline Solids Volume: 354  Issue: 10-11  Pages: 945-955  DOI: 10.1016/j.jnoncrysol.2007.08.028  Published: FEB  2008
  142. Zheng, Q; Xu, J; Ma, E, High glass-forming ability correlated with fragility of Mg-Cu(Ag)-Gd alloys, Journal of Applied Physics Volume: 102  Issue: 11  Article Number: 113519  DOI: 10.1063/1.2821755  Published: DEC  2007
  143. Wen, J; Yang, HW; Guo, H; Wu, B; Sui, ML; Wang, JQ; Ma, E, Fluctuation electron microscopy of Al-based metallic glasses: effects of minor alloying addition and structural relaxation on medium-range structural homogeneity, Journal of Physics-condensed Matter Volume:19  Issue:45  Article Number:455211  DOI: 10.1088/0953-8984/19/45/455211  Published: NOV  2007
  144. Wu, XL; Li, B; Ma, E, Vacancy clusters in ultrafine grained Al by severe plastic deformation, Applied Physics Letters Volume:91  Issue:14  Article Number:141908  DOI: 10.1063/1.2794416  Published: OCT 2007
  145. Guo, H; Yan, PF; Wang, YB; Tan, J; Zhang, ZF; Sui, ML; Ma, E, Tensile ductility and necking of metallic glass, Nature Materials Volume:6  Issue:10  Pages:735-739  DOI: 10.1038/nmat1984  Published: OCT 2007
  146. Cheng, S; Zhao, YH; Zhu, YT; Ma, E, Optimizing the strength and ductility of fine structured 2024 Al alloy by nano-precipitation, Acta Materialia Volume:55  Issue:17  Pages:5822-5832  DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2007.06.043  Published: OCT 2007 
  147. Greer, AL; Ma, E, Bulk metallic glasses: At the cutting edge of metals research, MRS Bulletin Volume:32  Issue:8  Pages:611-615  DOI: 10.1557/mrs2007.121  Published: AUG 2007
  148. Wu, XL; Ma, E, Accommodation of large plastic strains and defect accumulation in nanocrystalline Ni grains, Journal of Materials Research Volume:22  Issue:8  Pages:2241-2253  DOI: 10.1557/JMR.2007.0279  Published: AUG 2007
  149. Dao, M; Lu, L; Asaro, RJ; De Hosson, JTM; Ma, E, Toward a quantitative understanding of mechanical behavior of nanocrystalline metals, Acta Materialia Volume:55  Issue:12  Pages:4041-4065  DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2007.01.038  Published: JUL 2007 
  150. Wang, AP; Wang, JQ; Ma, E, Modified efficient cluster packing model for calculating alloy compositions with high glass, Applied Physics Letters Volume:90  Issue:12  Article Number:121912  DOI: 10.1063/1.2715172  Published: MAR 2007
  151. Sheng, HW; Liu, HZ; Cheng, YQ; Wen, J; Lee, PL; Luo, WK; Shastri, SD; Ma, E, Polyamorphism in a metallic glass, Nature Materials Volume:6  Issue:3  Pages:192-197  DOI: 10.1038/nmat1839  Published: MAR 2007
  152. Wu, XL; Ma, E; Zhu, YT, Deformation defects in nanocrystalline nickel, Journal of Materials Science Volume:42  Issue:5  Pages:1427-1432  DOI: 10.1007/s10853-006-1229-7  Published: MAR 2007
  153. Zhang, XH; Minor, A; Schneider, J; Ma, E; Boyce, B; Muhistein, C, Proceedings of the TMS Symposium - Mechanical behaviour of thin films and small structures - San Francisco, California, February 13-17, 2005 – PrefaceThin Solid Films Volume:515  Issue:6  Pages:3151-3151  DOI: 10.1016/j.tsf.2006.01.011  Published: FEB 2007
  154. Ma, H; Shi, LL; Xu, J; Ma, E, Chill-cast in situ composites in the pseudo-ternary Mg-(Cu,Ni)-Y glass-forming system: Microstructure and compressive properties, Jouranl of Materials Research Volume:22  Issue:2  Pages:314-325  DOI: 10.1557/JMR.2007.0032  Published: FEB 2007
  155. Wang, YB; Sui, ML; Ma, E, In situ observation of twin boundary migration in copper with nanoscale twins during tensile deformation, Philosophical Magazine Letters Volume: 87  Issue: 12  Pages: 935-942  DOI: 10.1080/09500830701591493  Published: 2007
  156. Zheng, Q; Cheng, S; Strader, JH; Ma, E; Xu, J, Critical size and strength of the best bulk metallic glass former in the Mg-Cu-Gd ternary system, Scripta Materialia Volume:56  Issue: 2  Pages:161-164  DOI: 10.1016/j.scriptamat.2006.09.023  Published: JAN 2007
  157. Ma, E; Shen, TD; Wu, XL, Dislocation propagation versus dislocation nucleation - Authors' response, Nature Materials Volume:5  Issue:11  Pages:841-841  DOI: 10.1038/nmat1764b  Published: NOV 2006
  158. Chong, K; Ma, E; Ovid'ko, I, Proceedings of the International (Russia-US) Workshop "Mechanics of advanced materials" (St. Petersburg, Russia, August 2-4, 2006) – Preface, Reviews on Advanced Materials Science Volume: 13  Issue: 1  Pages: A4-A4  Published: NOV 2006
  159. Zhang, LC; Xu, J; Ma, E, Consolidation and properties of ball-milled Ti50Cu18Ni22Al4Sn6 glassy alloy by equal channel angular extrusion, Materials Science and Engineering A-structural Materials Properties Microstructure and Processing Volume: 434  Issue: 1-2  Pages: 280-288  DOI: 10.1016/j.msea.2006.06.085  Published: OCT 2006
  160. Zhang, XQ; Ma, E; Xu, J, Mechanically alloyed multi-component Mo-based amorphous alloys with wide supercooled liquid region, Journal of Non-crystalline Solids Volume: 352  Issue: 38-39  Pages: 3985-3994  DOI: 10.1016/j.jnoncrysol.2006.07.041  Published: OCT 2006
  161. Luo, WK; Sheng, HW; Ma, E, Pair correlation functions and structural building schemes in amorphous alloys, Applied Physics Letters  Volume: 89  Issue: 13  Pages:131927-131927-3  DOI: 10.1063/1.2356473  Published: SEP 2006
  162. Zhao, YH; Liao, XZ; Cheng, S; Ma, E; Zhu, YT, Simultaneously increasing the ductility and strength of nanostructured alloys, Advanced Materials Volume: 18  Issue: 17  Pages: 2280-2283  DOI: 10.1002/adma.200600310  Published: SEP 2006
  163. Wang, YB; Yang, HW; Sun, BB; Wu, B; Wang, JQ; Sui, ML; Ma, E, Evidence of phase separation correlated with nanocrystallization in Al85Ni5Y6Fe2Co2 metallic glass, Scripta Materialia Volume: 55  Issue: 5  Pages: 469-472  DOI: 10.1016/j.scriptamat.2006.05.005  Published: SEP 2006
  164. Zheng, Q; Ma, H; Ma, E; Xu, J, Mg-Cu-(Y,Nd) pseudo-ternary bulk metallic glasses: The effects of Nd on glass-forming ability and plasticity, Scripta Materialia  Volume: 55  Issue: 6  Pages: 541-544  DOI: 10.1016/j.scriptamat.2006.05.029  Published: SEP 2006
  165. Ma, H; Shi, LL; Xu, J; Li, Y; Ma, E, Improving glass-forming ability of Mg-Cu-Y via substitutional alloying: Effects of Ag versus Ni, Journal of Materials Research Volume: 21  Issue: 9  Pages: 2204-2214  DOI: 10.1557/JMR.2006.0294  Published: SEP 2006 
  166. Ma, E; Shen, TD; Wu, XL, Nanostructured metals: Less is more, Nature Materials Volume: 5  Issue: 7  Pages: 515-516  DOI: 10.1038/nmat1671  Published: JUL 2006
  167. Wu, XL; Ma, E, Dislocations in nanocrystalline grains, Applied Physics Letters Volume: 88  Issue: 23  Article Number: 231911  DOI: 10.1063/1.2210295  Published: JUN 2006
  168. Wang, YM; Hamza, AV; Ma, E, Temperature-dependent strain rate sensitivity and activation volume of nanocrystalline Ni, Acta Materialia Volume: 54  Issue: 10  Pages: 2715-2726  DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2006.02.013  Published: JUN 2006 
  169. Jia, P; Guo, H; Li, Y; Xu, J; Ma, E, A new Cu-Hf-Al ternary bulk metallic glass with high glass forming ability and ductility, Scripta Materialia Volume: 54  Issue: 12  Pages: 2165-2168  DOI: 10.1016/j.scriptamat.2006.02.042  Published: JUN 2006
  170. Wu, X; Zhu, YT; Chen, MW; Ma, E, Twinning and stacking fault formation during tensile deformation of nanocrystalline Ni, Scripta Materialia  Volume: 54  Issue: 9  Pages: 1685-1690  DOI: 10.1016/j.scriptamat.2005.12.045  Published: MAY 2006 
  171. Ma, E, Dissolving equilibrium-immiscible elements via severe plastic deformationMaterials Transactions Volume: 47  Issue: 5  Pages: 1269-1274  DOI: 10.2320/matertrans.47.1269  Published: MAY 2006 
  172. Sheng, HW; Ma, E; Liu, HZ; Wen, J, Pressure tunes atomic packing in metallic glass, Applied Physics Letters Volume: 88  Issue: 17  Article Number: 171906  DOI: 10.1063/1.2197315  Published: APR 2006
  173. Ma, E, Eight routes to improve the tensile ductility of bulk nanostructured metals and alloys, JOM  Volume: 58  Issue: 4  Pages: 49-53  DOI: 10.1007/s11837-006-0215-5  Published: APR 2006 
  174. Dai, CL; Guo, H; Shen, Y; Li, Y; Ma, E; Xu, J, A new centimeter-diameter Cu-based bulk metallic glass, Scripta Materialia Volume: 54  Issue: 7  Pages: 1403-1408  DOI: 10.1016/j.scriptamat.2005.11.077  Published: APR 2006
  175. Wu, XL; Zhu, YT; Ma, E, Predictions for partial-dislocation-mediated processes in nanocrystalline Ni by generalized planar fault energy curves: An experimental evaluation, Applied Physics Letters Volume: 88  Issue: 12  Article Number: 121905  DOI: 10.1063/1.2186968  Published: MAR 2006 
  176. Sun, BB; Sui, ML; Wang, YM; He, G; Eckert, J; Ma, E, Ultrafine composite microstructure in a bulk Ti alloy for high strength, strain hardening and tensile ductility, Acta Materialia Volume: 54  Issue: 5  Pages: 1349-1357  DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2005.11.011  Published: MAR 2006
  177. Jin, ZH; Gumbsch, P; Ma, E; Albe, K; Lu, K; Hahn, H; Gleiter, H, The interaction mechanism of screw dislocations with coherent twin boundaries in different face-centred cubic metals, Scripta Materialia Volume: 54  Issue: 6  Pages: 1163-1168  DOI: 10.1016/j.scriptamat.2005.11.072  Published: MAR 2006 
  178. Shi, LL; Ma, H; Liu, T; Xu, J; Ma, E, Microstructure and compressive properties of chill-cast Mg-Al-Ca alloys, Journal of Materials Research Volume: 21  Issue: 3  Pages: 613-622  DOI: 10.1557/JMR.2006.0074  Published: MAR 2006
  179. Wu, XL; Ma, E, Deformation twinning mechanisms in nanocrystalline Ni, Applied Physics Letters Volume: 88  Issue: 6  Article Number: 061905  DOI: 10.1063/1.2172404  Published: FEB 6 2006
  180. Sheng, HW; Luo, WK; Alamgir, FM; Bai, JM; Ma, E, Atomic packing and short-to-medium-range order in metallic glasses, Nature Volume: 439  Issue: 7075  Pages: 419-425  DOI: 10.1038/nature04421  Published: JAN 2006
  181. Wei, Q; Jiao, T; Ramesh, KT; Ma, E; Kecskes, LJ; Magness, L; Dowding, R; Kazykhanov, VU; Valiev, RZ, Mechanical behavior and dynamic failure of high-strength ultrafine grained tungsten under uniaxial compression, Acta Materialia Volume: 54  Issue: 1  Pages: 77-87  DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2005.08.031  Published: JAN 2006
  182. Zhang, XQ; Wang, W; Ma, E; Xu, J, Retractory Mo-Si-based glassy alloy designed for ultrahigh strength and thermal stability, Journal of Materials Research Volume: 20  Issue: 11  Pages: 2910-2913  DOI: 10.1557/JMR.2005.0372  Published: NOV 2005
  183. Ma, H; Shi, LL; Xu, J; Li, Y; Ma, E, Discovering inch-diameter metallic glasses in three-dimensional composition space, Applied Physics Letters Volume: 87  Issue: 18  Article Number: 181915  DOI: 10.1063/1.2126794  Published: OCT 2005
  184. Sun, BB; Wang, YB; Wen, J; Yang, H; Sui, ML; Wang, JQ; Ma, E, Artifacts induced in metallic glasses during TEM sample preparation, Scripta Materialia Volume: 53  Issue: 7  Pages: 805-809  DOI: 10.1016/j.scriptamat.2005.06.007  Published: OCT 2005
  185. Ma, H; Zheng, Q; Xu, J; Li, Y; Ma, E, Doubling the critical size for bulk metallic glass formation in the Mg-Cu-Y ternary system, Journal of Materials Research Volume: 20  Issue: 9  Pages: 2252-2255  DOI: 10.1557/JMR.2005.0307  Published: SEP 2005
  186. Ma, E, Four approaches to improve the tensile ductility of high-strength nanocrystalline metals, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance Volume: 14  Issue: 4  Pages: 430-434  DOI: 10.1361/105994905X56179  Published: AUG 2005
  187. Wang, YM; Hamza, AV; Ma, E, Activation volume and density of mobile dislocations in plastically deforming nanocrystalline Ni, Applied Physics Letters Volume: 86  Issue: 24  Article Number: 241917  DOI: 10.1063/1.1946899  Published: JUN 2005
  188. Ma, E, Growth of amorphous silicide during Ti/Si interfacial reactions in multilayer thin films, Materials Science and Engineering A-structural Materials Properties Microstructure and Processing Volume: 398  Issue: 1-2  Pages: 60-65  DOI: 10.1016/j.msea.2005.02.059  Published: MAY  2005
  189. Ma, D; Tan, H; Wang, D; Li, Y; Ma, E, Strategy for pinpointing the best glass-forming alloys, Applied Physics Letters Volume: 86  Issue: 19  Article Number: 191906  DOI: 10.1063/1.1922570  Published: MAY  2005
  190. Ma, E, Alloys created between immiscible elements, Progress in Materials Science Volume: 50  Issue: 4  Pages: 413-509  DOI: 10.1016/j.pmatsci.2004.07.001  Published: MAY 2005
  191. Xu, YK; Ma, H; Xu, J; Ma, E, Mg-based bulk metallic glass composites with plasticity and gigapascal strength, Acta Materialia Volume: 53  Issue: 6  Pages: 1857-1866  DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2004.12.036  Published: APR 2005
  192. Wei, Q; Ramesh, KT; Ma, E; Kesckes, LJ; Dowding, RJ; Kazykhanov, VU; Valiev, RZ, Plastic flow localization in bulk-tungsten with ultrafine microstructure, Applied Physics Letters Volume: 86  Issue: 10  Article Number: 101907  DOI: 10.1063/1.1875754  Published: MAR 2005
  193. Cheng, S; Ma, E; Wang, YM; Kecskes, LJ; Youssef, KM; Koch, CC; Trociewitz, UP; Han, K, Tensile properties of in situ consolidated nanocrystalline Cu, Acta Materialia Volume: 53  Issue: 5  Pages: 1521-1533  DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2004.12.005  Published: MAR 2005
  194. Eckert, J; Das, J; He, G; Loser, W; Ma, E; Li, Y; Sui, ML; Woodcock, TG; Gebert, A, In situ formed bulk nanostructured Ti-base composites, Metastable, Mechanically Alloyed and Nanocrystalline Materials  Book Series: Journal of Metastable and Nanocrystalline Materials Series Volume: 24-25  Pages: 31-36  Published: 2005
  195. Wang, YM; Cheng, S; Wei, QM; Ma, E; Nieh, TG; Hamza, A, Effects of annealing and impurities on tensile properties of electrodeposited nanocrystalline Ni, Scripta Materialia Volume: 51  Issue: 11  Pages: 1023-1028  DOI: 10.1016/j.scriptamat.2004.08.015  Published: DEC 2004 
  196. Ma, E, Recent progress in improving ductility of ultra-high strength nanostructured metals, Metals and Materials International Volume: 10  Issue: 6  Pages: 527-531  Published: DEC 2004
  197. Ma, E; Wang, YM; Lu, QH; Sui, ML; Lu, L; Lu, K, Strain hardening and large tensile elongation in ultrahigh-strength nano-twinned copper, Applied Physics Letters Volume: 85  Issue: 21  Pages: 4932-4934  DOI: 10.1063/1.1814431  Published: NOV 2004 
  198. Wang, YM; Ma, E, On the origin of ultrahigh cryogenic strength of nanocrystalline metals, Applied Physics Letters Volume: 85  Issue: 14  Pages: 2750-2752  DOI: 10.1063/1.1799238  Published: OCT 2004
  199. Wei, Q; Cheng, S; Ramesh, KT; Ma, E, Effect of nanocrystalline and ultrafine grain sizes on the strain rate sensitivity and activation volume: fcc versus bcc metals, Materials Science and Engineering A-structural Materials Properties Microstructure and Processing Volume: 381  Issue: 1-2  Pages: 71-79  DOI: 10.1016/j.msea.2004.03.064  Published: SEP  2004
  200. Dai, QL; Sun, BB; Sui, ML; He, G; Li, Y; Eckert, J; Luo, WK; Ma, E, High-performance bulk Ti-Cu-Ni-Sn-Ta nanocomposites based on a dendrite-eutectic microstructure, Journal of Materials Research Volume: 19  Issue: 9  Pages: 2557-2566  DOI: 10.1557/JMR.2004.0332  Published: SEP 2004
  201. Ma, E, Watching the nanograins roll, Science  Volume: 305  Issue: 5684  Pages: 623-624  DOI: 10.1126/science.1101589  Published: JUL  2004
  202. Wang, YM; Ma, E, Strain hardening, strain rate sensitivity, and ductility of nanostructured metals, Materials Science and Engineering A-structural Materials Properties Microstructure and Processing Volume: 375  Special Issue: SI  Pages: 46-52  DOI: 10.1016/j.msea.2003.10.214  Published: JUL 2004 
  203. Sheng, HW; Ma, E, Atomic packing of the inherent structure of simple liquids, Physical Review E Volume: 69  Issue: 6  Article Number: 062202  DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.69.062202  Part: Part 1  Published: JUN 2004
  204. Wang, D; Li, Y; Sun, BB; Sui, ML; Lu, K; Ma, E, Bulk metallic glass formation in the binary Cu-Zr system, Applied Physics Letters Volume: 84  Issue: 20  Pages: 4029-4031  DOI: 10.1063/1.1751219  Published: MAY 2004 
  205. Luo, WK; Sheng, HW; Alamgir, FM; Bai, JM; He, JH; Ma, E, Icosahedral short-range order in amorphous alloys, Physical Review Letters Volume: 92  Issue: 14  Article Number: 145502  DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.92.145502  Published: APR 2004
  206. Wang, YM; Ma, E, Three strategies to achieve uniform tensile deformation in a nanostructured metal, Acta Materialia Volume: 52  Issue: 6  Pages: 1699-1709  DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2003.12.022  Published: APR 2004 
  207. Wei, Q; Kecskes, L; Jiao, T; Hartwig, KT; Ramesh, KT; Ma, E, Adiabatic shear banding in ultrafine-grained Fe processed by severe plastic deformation, Acta Materialia Volume: 52  Issue: 7  Pages: 1859-1869  DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2003.12.025  Published: APR 2004
  208. Wang, YM; Ma, E; Valiev, RZ; Zhu, YT, Tough nanostructured metals at cryogenic temperatures, Advanced Materials Volume: 16  Issue: 4  Pages: 328-+  DOI: 10.1002/adma.200305679  Published: FEB  2004
  209. Wei, Q; Jiao, T; Ramesh, KT; Ma, E, Nano-structured vanadium: processing and mechanical properties under quasi-static and dynamic compression, Scripta Materialia Volume: 50  Issue: 3  Pages: 359-364  DOI: 10.1016/j.ssriptamat.2003.10.010  Published: FEB 2004 
  210. Schilling, PJ; Palshin, V; Tittsworth, RC; He, JH; Ma, E, Overlapping solid solubility in mechanically alloyed Fe-Ni and Fe-Cu, Physical Review B  Volume: 68  Issue: 22  Article Number: 224204  DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.68.224204  Published: DEC 2003
  211. He, G; Eckert, J; Dai, QL; Sui, ML; Loser, W; Hagiwara, M; Ma, E, Nanostructured Ti-based multi-component alloys with potential for biomedical applications, Biomaterials Volume: 24  Issue: 28  Pages: 5115-5120  DOI: 10.1016/S0142-9612(03)00440-X  Published: DEC 2003 
  212. Ma, E, Amorphization in mechanically driven material systems, Scripta Materialia Volume: 49  Issue: 10  Pages: 941-946  DOI: 10.1016/S1359-6462(03)00477-9  Published: NOV 2003
  213. Wei, Q; Jiao, T; Mathaudhu, SN; Ma, E; Hartwig, KT; Ramesh, KT, Microstructure and mechanical properties of tantalum after equal channel angular extrusion (ECAE), Materials Science and Engineering A-structural Materials Properties Microstructure and Processing Volume: 358  Issue: 1-2  Pages: 266-272  DOI: 10.1016/S0921-5093(03)00305-8  Published: OCT 2003
  214. Wang, YM; Ma, E, Temperature and strain rate effects on the strength and ductility of nanostructured copper, Applied Physics Letters Volume: 83  Issue: 15  Pages: 3165-3167  DOI: 10.1063/1.1618370  Published: OCT 2003 
  215. Ma, H; Xu, J; Ma, E, Mg-based bulk metallic glass composites with plasticity and high strength, Applied Physics Letters Volume: 83  Issue: 14  Pages: 2793-2795  DOI: 10.1063/1.1616192  Published: OCT 2003
  216. Ma, E, Instabilities and ductility of nanocrystalline and ultrafine-grained metals, Scripta Materialia Volume: 49  Issue: 7  Pages: 663-668  DOI: 10.1016/S1359-6462(03)00396-8  Published: OCT 2003
  217. Wang, YM; Hao, T; Ma, E, Dynamic processes for nanostructure development in Cu after severe cryogenic rolling deformation, Materials Transactions Volume: 44  Issue: 10  Pages: 1926-1934  DOI: 10.2320/matertrans.44.1926  Published: OCT 2003
  218. Ma, H; Ma, E; Xu, J A new Mg65Cu7.5Ni7.5Zn5Ag5Y10 bulk metallic glass with strong glass-forming ability, Journal of Materials Research Volume: 18  Issue: 10  Pages: 2288-2291  DOI: 10.1557/JMR.2003.0319  Published: OCT 2003
  219. Zhu, YT; Huang, JY; Gubicza, J; Ungar, T; Wang, YM; Ma, E; Valiev, RZ, Nanostructures in Ti processed by severe plastic deformation, Journal of Materials Research Volume: 18  Issue: 8  Pages: 1908-1917  DOI: 10.1557/JMR.2003.0267  Published: AUG 2003
  220. Jia, D; Ramesh, KT; Ma, E, Effects of nanocrystalline and ultrafine grain sizes on constitutive behavior and shear bands in iron, Acta Materialia Volume: 51  Issue: 12  Pages: 3495-3509  DOI: 10.1016/S1359-6454(03)00169-1  Published: JUL 2003 
  221. Wang, YM; Wang, K; Pan, D; Lu, K; Hemker, KJ; Ma, E, Microsample tensile testing of nanocrystalline copper, Scripta Materialia  Volume: 48  Issue: 12  Pages: 1581-1586  DOI: 10.1016/S1359-6462(03)00159-3  Published: JUN 2003 
  222. Chen, MW; Ma, E; Hemker, KJ; Sheng, HW; Wang, YM; Cheng, XM, Deformation twinning in nanocrystalline aluminum, Science  Volume: 300  Issue: 5623  Pages: 1275-1277  DOI: 10.1126/science.1083727  Published: MAY 23 2003
  223. Sun, L; He, JH; Sheng, HW; Searson, PC; Chien, CL; Ma, E, Magnetic properties of amorphous Ni60Ag40 films, Journal of Non-crystalline Solids Volume: 317  Issue: 1-2  Pages: 164-168  DOI: 10.1016/S0022-3093(02)02006-9  Published: MAR 2003 
  224. Ma, E, Nanocrystalline materials - Controlling plastic instability, Nature Materials Volume: 2  Issue: 1  Pages: 7-8  DOI: 10.1038/nmat797  Published: JAN 2003
  225. Wang, YM; Chen, MW; Sheng, HW; Ma, E, Nanocrystalline grain structures developed in commercial purity Cu by low-temperature cold rolling, Journal of Materials Research Volume: 17  Issue: 12  Pages: 3004-3007  DOI: 10.1557/JMR.2002.0436  Published: DEC 2002
  226. Wang, YM; Chen, MW; Zhou, FH; Ma, E, High tensile ductility in a nanostructured metal, Nature  Volume: 419  Issue: 6910  Pages: 912-915  DOI: 10.1038/nature01133  Published: OCT 2002 
  227. He, JH; Sheng, HW; Lin, JS; Schilling, PJ; Tittsworth, RC; Ma, E, Homogeneity of a supersaturated solid solution, Physical Review Letters Volume: 89  Issue: 12  Article Number: 125507  DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.89.125507  Published: SEP 2002 
  228. Wei, Q; Jia, D; Ramesh, KT; Ma, E, Evolution and microstructure of shear bands in nanostructured Fe, Applied Physics Letters Volume: 81  Issue: 7  Pages: 1240-1242  DOI: 10.1063/1.1501158  Published: AUG 12 2002
  229. Zhang, LC; Xu, J; Ma, E, Mechanically alloyed amorphous Ti-50(Cu0.45Ni0.55)(44-x)AlxSi4B2 alloys with supercooled liquid region, Journal of Materials Research Volume: 17  Issue: 7  Pages: 1743-1749  DOI: 10.1557/JMR.2002.0258  Published: JUL 2002
  230. Sheng, HW; He, JH; Ma, E, Molecular dynamics simulation studies of atomic-level structures in rapidly quenched Ag-Cu nonequilibrium alloys, Physical Review B Volume: 65  Issue: 18  Article Number: 184203  DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.65.184203  Published: MAY 2002
  231.  Wang, YM; Ma, E; Chen, MW, Enhanced tensile ductility and toughness in nanostructured Cu, Applied Physics Letters Volume: 80  Issue: 13  Pages: 2395-2397  DOI: 10.1063/1.1465528  Published: APR 2002 
  232. Sheng, HW; Wilde, G; Ma, E, The competing crystalline and amorphous solid solutions in the Ag-Cu system, Acta Materialia  Volume: 50  Issue: 3  Pages: 475-488  DOI: 10.1016/S1359-6454(01)00374-3  Published: FEB 2002
  233. He, JH; Ma, E, Nanoscale phase separation and local icosahedral order in amorphous alloys of immiscible elements, Physical Review B Volume: 64  Issue: 14  Article Number: 144206  DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.64.144206  Published: OCT 2001
  234. Jia, D; Ramesh, KT; Ma, E; Lu, L; Lu, K, Compressive behavior of an electrodeposited nanostructured copper at quasistatic and high strain rates, Scripta Materialia Volume: 45  Issue: 5  Pages: 613-620  DOI: 10.1016/S1359-6462(01)01071-5  Published: SEP 2001
  235. Jin, ZH; Gumbsch, P; Lu, K; Ma, E, Melting mechanisms at the limit of superheating, Physical Review Letters Volume: 87  Issue: 5  Article Number: 055703  DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.87.055703  Published: JUL 2001
  236. Jia, D; Wang, YM; Ramesh, KT; Ma, E; Zhu, YT; Valiev, RZ, Deformation behavior and plastic instabilities of ultrafine-grained titanium, Applied Physics Letters Volume: 79  Issue: 5  Pages: 611-613  DOI: 10.1063/1.1384000  Published: JUL 2001 
  237. Sheng, HW; Ma, E, Intermixing of a system with positive heat of mixing at high strain rates, Physical Review B Volume: 63  Issue: 22  Article Number: 224205  Published: JUN  2001 
  238. He, JH; Sheng, HW; Schilling, PJ; Chien, CL; Ma, E, Amorphous structures in the immiscible Ag-Ni system, Physical Review Letters  Volume: 86  Issue: 13  Pages: 2826-2829  DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.86.2826  Published: MAR  2001
  239. He, JH; Sheng, HW; Ma, E, The enthalpy state of amorphous alloys in an immiscible system, Applied Physics Letters Volume: 78  Issue: 10  Pages: 1343-1345  DOI: 10.1063/1.1352040  Published: MAR  2001
  240. Sheng, HW; Ma, E, Alloying in a system with positive heat of mixing: MD simulations of Ag-Cu, Metastable, Mechanically Alloyed and Nanocrystalline Materials, Ismanam-2000 Book Series: Materials Science Forum Volume: 360-3  Pages: 275-281  Published: 2001
  241. Lai, WS; Zhang, Q; Liu, BX; Ma, E, Solubility Criterion for Sequential Disordering in Metal-metal Multilayers upon Solid-state Reaction, Philosophical magazine letters Volume: 81  Issue: 1 Pages: 45-53  DOI:10.1080/09500830010006396 Published: 2001
  242. Ma, E; Jia, D; Ramesh, KT, Nanophase and ultrafine-grained powders prepared by mechanical milling: Full density processing and unusual mechanical behavior, Powder Materials: Current Research and Industrial Practices  Pages: 257-266  Published: 2001
  243. Lai, WS; Zhang, Q; Liu, BX; Ma, E, Structural stability and amorphization transition in the Ni-Ti system studied by molecular dynamics simulation with an n-body potential, Journal of the Physical Society of Japan Volume: 69  Issue: 9  Pages: 2923-2937  DOI: 10.1143/JPSJ.69.2923  Published: SEP 2000
  244. Ma, E; Sheng, HW; He, JH; Schilling, PJ, Solid-state alloying in nanostructured binary systems with positive heat of mixing, Materials Science and Engineering A-structural Materials Properties Microstructure and Processing Volume: 286  Issue: 1  Pages: 48-57  DOI: 10.1016/S0921-5093(00)00674-2  Published: JUN 2000
  245. Zhang, Q; Li, ZC; Lin, C; Liu, BX; Ma, E, Glass-forming range of the Ni-Mo system derived from molecular dynamics simulation and generalized Lindemann criterion, Journal of Applied Physics Volume: 87  Issue: 9  Pages: 4147-4152  DOI: 10.1063/1.373044  Part: Part 1  Published: MAY 2000 
  246. Sheng, HW; Ma, E, Enhanced solubility on surfaces: Molecular-dynamics simulations of an Ag overlayer on Cu(100), Physical Review B Volume: 61  Issue: 15  Pages: 9979-9982  DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.61.9979  Published: APR 2000
  247. He, L; Allard, LF; Breder, K; Ma, E, Nanophase Fe alloys consolidated to full density from mechanically milled powders, Journal of Materials Research Volume: 15  Issue: 4  Pages: 904-912  DOI: 10.1557/JMR.2000.0129  Published: APR 2000
  248. Zhang, WQ; Ma, E, Magnetic moment and atomic volume in supersaturated Fe-Cu solid solutions: Ab initio calculations compared with experiments, Journal of Materials Research Volume: 15  Issue: 3  Pages: 653-658  DOI: 10.1557/JMR.2000.0097  Published: MAR 2000
  249. He, L; Allard, LF; Ma, E, Cu-Fe Two-Phase Nanocomposites: Application of a Modified Rule of Mixtures, Scripta Materialia Volume: 42  Issue:5  Pages: 517-523  Published: 2000
  250. Ma, E, Consolidation and mechanical behaviour of nanophase iron alloy powders prepared by mechanical milling, Powder Metallurgy Volume: 43  Issue: 4  Pages: 306-310  Published: 2000
  251. Jia, D; Ramesh, KT; Ma, E, Compressive, tensile, and dynamic behavior of nanophase ironUltrafine Grained Materials Pages: 309-318  Published: 2000 
  252. Jia, D; Ramesh, KT; Ma, E, Failure mode and dynamic behavior of nanophase iron under compression, Scripta Materialia Volume: 42  Issue: 1  Pages: 73-78  DOI: 10.1016/S1359-6462(99)00312-7  Published: DEC 1999
  253. Natarajan, A; Wang, W; Ma, E; Bhattacharya, RN; Blaugher, RD, Development of a Micromachining Process for the Fabrication of a Superconductor Magnetic Field Sensor, Microsystem Technologies Volume:6 Pages:67-72 DOI:10.1007/s005420050177 Published: DEC 1999
  254. He, L; Allard, LF; Ma, E, A Method  to Produce Two-Phase Nanocomposites in Solid State, NanoStructured Materials Volume: 12 Issue: 1-4 Pages:543-545 Published: JUL 1999
  255. Schilling, PJ; He, J; Tittsworh, R; Ma, E, Two-Phase Coexistence in Mechanically Alloyed Cu-Fe: A XANES Study, Acta Materialia Volume:47 Issue:8 Page: 2525-2537 Published:1999
  256. Sheng, HW; Lu, K; Ma, E, Amorphization of Zr-Al solid solutions under mechanical alloying at different temperatures, Journal of Applied Physics Volume: 85  Issue: 9  Pages: 6400-6407  DOI: 10.1063/1.370143  Published: MAY  1999
  257. Natarajan, A; Wang, W; Ma, E; Bhattacharya, RN; Blaugher, RD, Magnetoresistivity Measurements of Tl1Ba2Ca2Cu3Ox (Tl-1223) High Temperature Superconductor Films Synthesized via an Electrodeposited Precursor, Materials Letters Volume: 39 Issue:1 Pages:58-62 Published: April 1999
  258. Zhang, H; Wang W; Ma, E; Moffat, T, A microfabricated magnetic field sensor based on electrodeposited giant magnetoresistive (Cu/Co)(x) multilayer, 3rd International Symposium on Test and Measurement Pages:1115-1119 Published: 1999
  259. Sheng, HW; Lu, K; Ma, E, Melting and freezing behavior of embedded nanoparticles in ball-milled Al-10 wt% M (M = In, Sn, Bi, Cd, Pb) mixtures, Acta Materialia Volume: 46  Issue: 14  Pages: 5195-5205  DOI: 10.1016/S1359-6454(98)00108-6  Published: SEP 1998
  260. Sheng, HW; Lu, K; Ma, E, Melting of embedded Pb nanoparticles monitored using high-temperature in situ XRD, Nanostructured Materials  Volume: 10  Issue: 5  Pages: 865-873  DOI: 10.1016/S0965-9773(98)00122-6  Published: JUL 1998
  261. Kanigicherla, VKP; Kelly, K; Ma, E; Wang, W; Murphy, MC, Enhanced Adhesion of PMMA to Copper with Black Oxide for Electrodeposition of High Aspect Ratio Ni-Fe Microstructures, Microsystems Technologies Volume:4 Pages:77-81 Published: FEB 1998
  262. He, JH; Schilling, PJ; Ma, E, Synchrotron X-ray Absorption Studies of Atomic-level Alloying in Immiscible Mixtures, Applications of Synchrotron Radiation Techniques to Materials Science IV Volume:524 Pages:347-352 Published:1998
  263. Sheng, HW; Lu, K; Ma, E, Amorphization Zr-Al Under Mechanical Alloying at Different Temperatures: A Re-entrant Melting Phenomenon, Phase Transformations and Systems Driven Far from Equilibrium Volume:481 Pages:433-438 Published:1998
  264. He, JH; Ma, E; Atemon, M; et al., Low-temperature Mechanical Alloying of Cu-Fe and Cu-Ta Powders, Phase Transformations and Systems Driven Far from Equilibrium Volume:481 Pages:637-642 Published:1998
  265. Wang, T; Sorrell, M; Kelly, K; Ma, E, Ni-Al2O3 and Ni-Al Composite High-aspect-ratio Microstructures, Materials and Device Characterization in Micromachining Volume:3512 Pages:344-352 Published:1998
  266. Xu, J; He, JH; Ma, E, Effect of Milling Temperature on Mechanical Alloying in the Immiscible Cu-Ta System, Metallurgical Transactions A Volume:28 Issue:7 Pages:1569-1580  DOI: 10.1007/s11661-997-0218-z Published:1997
  267. Schilling, PJ; He, JH; Ma, E, EXAFS Study of Ball-Milled Nanocrystalline Powders, Phys. IV France  Volume:7  Pages: C2-1221 – C2-1222 Published: APR 1997
  268. Adjaottor, AA; Ma, E; Meletis, EI, On the Mechanism of Intensified Plasma-assisted Processing, Surface & Coatings Technology Volume:89 Pages:197-203 Published: MAR 1997
  269. Ma, E; He, JH; Schilling, P, Mechanical Alloying of Immiscible Elements: Ag-Fe Contrasted with Cu-Fe, Physical Review B  Volume:55 Issue:9 Pages:5542-5545 Published:1997
  270. Xu, J; Yin, JS; Ma, E, Nanocrystalline Ag Formed by Low-Temperature High-Energy Mechanical Attrition, Nanostructured Materials Volume:8 Issue:1 Pages:91-100 Published: FEB 1997
  271. Natarajan, A; Wang, W; Ma, E; et al., Electrodeposition of High-T-c Superconductor Material for Microsensor Fabrication, Electrochemical Synthesis and Modification of Materials Volume:451  Pages:401-406  Published:1997
  272. Yin, JS; He, L; Griffin, GL; Ma, E, Microstructural and Thermal Analyses of Crystallization in Ultrafine Amorphous Titania Particles, Chemistry and Physics of Nanostructures and Related Non-equilibrium Materials Pages:23-34  Published:1997
  273. Natarajan, A; Wang, W; Ma, E; et al., Electrodeposition of Superconductor Thin Film and the Magnetoresistance Characterization for Magnetic Field Sensing Application, Proceedings of the Twelfth Annual Meeting of the American Society for Precision Engineering Pages: 143-148 Published: 1997
  274. He, L; Ma, E, Processing and Microhardness of Bulk Cu-Fe Nanocomposites, Nanostructured Materials  Volume:7 Issue:3 Pages:327-339 Published: APR 1996
  275. Schilling, PJ; He, JH; Cheng, J; Ma, E, Extended X-ray Absorption Fine Structure of Metastable bcc and fcc Phases in Mechanically Alloyed Fe-Cu, Applied Physics Letters Volume:68 Pages:767-769 Published: FEB 1996
  276. He, L; Ma, E, Microhardness Enhancement in Fully Dense Fe-based Nanophase Metallic Alloys, Metastable Phases and Microstructrues Volume:400 Pages:299-304 Published:1996
  277. Ma, E; He, JH; Schilling, PJ; Pan, F; Liu, BX, Solid-state Alloying in Binary Systems with a Positive Heat of Mixing, Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Phase Transformations Volume:398 Pages:221-226 Published:1996
  278. He, L; Ma, E, Full-density nanocrystalline Fe-29Al-2Cr intermetallic consolidated from mechanically milled powders, Journal of Materials Research Volume: 11  Issue: 1  Pages: 72-80  DOI: 10.1557/JMR.1996.0010  Published: JAN 1996
  279. He, L; Huang, JY; Ma, E, Retention of Nanostructure in Sinter-forged Metallic Alloys, Synthesis and Processing of Nanocrystalline Powder Pages:111-118 Published:1996
  280. He, L; Ma, E, Nanophase Metallic Alloys Consolidated from Powders Prepared using Mechanical Alloying, Materials Science and Engineering: A  Volume:204 Issue:1-2 Pages:240-245 Published: DEC 1995
  281. Ma, E; Atzmon, M, Phase Transformation Induced by Mechanical Alloying in Binary Alloy Systems, Materials Chemistry and Physics Volume:39 Issue:4 Pages:249-267 Published: JAN 1995
  282. Ma, E, Effects of Global versus Non-Overlapping Thermal Spikes on Ion Beam Mixing Efficiency in Metals, Radiation Effects and Defect in Solids Volume:133 Issue:1  Pages:35-43 Published:1995
  283. Ma, E, Amorphization and Metastable Polymorphs of Ordered Intermetallics Zr3Al and Ni3Al, Journal of Materials Research  Volume:9 Pages:592-597 Published: MAR 1994
  284. Najafabadi, R;  Srolovitz, DJ; Ma, E; Atzmon, M, Thermodynamic Properties of Metastable Ag-Cu Alloys, Journal of Applied Physics Volume: 74  Issue: 5  Pages: 3144-3149  DOI: 10.1063/1.354582  Published: SEP  1993
  285. Ma, E; Pagan, J;  Cranford, G; Atzmon, M,  Evidence of Self-sustained MoSi2 Formation during High-Energy Ball Milling of Elemental Powders,  Journal of Materials Research  Volume: 8  Issue: 8  Pages: 1836-1844  DOI: 10.1557/JMR.1993.1836  Published: AUG 1993
  286. Ma, E; Atzmon, M; Pinkerton, F, Thermodynamics and Magnetic Properties of Metastable FCC and BCC FexCu100-x Solid Solutions Formed by Mechanical Alloying, Journal of Applied Physics  Volume: 74  Issue: 2  Pages: 955-962  DOI: 10.1063/1.354837  Published: JUL 1993
  287. Ma, E; Atzmon, M, Enthalpies of Formation and Crystallization of Amorphous Zr1-xAlx and Zr1-xNix Alloys: Calculations compared with Measurements,  Journal of Alloys and Compounds Volume: 194  Issue: 2  Pages: 235-244  DOI: 10.1016/0925-8388(93)90007-A  Published: MAY  1993
  288. Ma, E; Brunner, F; Atzmon, M, Stability of Supersaturated Solid Solution and Amorphous Phase in the Zr-Al System Formed by High-energy Ball Milling, Journal of Phase Equilibria Volume:14 Pages:137-141 DOI: 10.1007/BF02667800 Published:1993
  289. Ma, E; Clevenger, LA; Thompson, CV, Nucleation of an Intermetallic at Thin-film Interfaces: VSi2 Contrasted with Al3Ni,  Journal of Materials Research Volume: 7  Issue: 6  Pages: 1350-1355  DOI: 10.1557/JMR.1992.1350  Published: JUN 1992
  290. Ma, E; Atzmon, M, Alloy Phase Formation by Mechanical Alloying: Constraints and Mechanisms, Modern Physics Letters B Volume:6 Issue:3 Pages:127-138 DOI: 10.1142/S0217984992000168 Published: JAN 1992
  291. Ma, E; Atzmon, M, Characterization of Polymorphic Phase Diagram for Mechanically Alloyed Zr-Al, Mater. Sci. Forum  Pages:467-474  Published:1992
  292. Miura, H; Ma, E, Initial Sequence and Kinetics of Silicide Formation in Cobalt/Amorphous Silicon Multilayer Thin Films, Journal of Applied Physics Volume: 70  Issue: 8  Pages: 4287-4294  DOI: 10.1063/1.349106  Published: OCT  1991
  293. Ma, E; Atzmon, M, Calorimetric Evidence for Polymorphous Constraints on Metastable Zr-Al Alloy Formation by Mechanical Alloying, Physical Review Letters Volume: 67  Issue: 9  Pages: 1126-1129  DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.67.1126  Published: AUG  1991
  294. Ma, E, A Phenomenological Model for Ion Mixing in Dilute Systems, Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research Section B-beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms Volume: 58  Issue: 2  Pages: 194-198  DOI: 10.1016/0168-583X(91)95587-4  Published: JUN 1991
  295. Ma, E;  Thompson, CV; Clevenger, LA, Nucleation and Growth during Reactions in Multilayer Al/Ni Films: the Early Stage of Al3Ni Formation,  Journal of Applied Physics  Volume: 69  Issue: 4  Pages: 2211-2218  DOI: 10.1063/1.348722  Published: FEB  1991
  296. Ma, E, Combined Use of Differential Scanning Calorimetry and Cross-sectional Transmission Electron-microscopy for Characterization of Thin-film Reactions, Chinese Physics Letters Volume:8 Pages:400-403 Published:1991
  297. Ma, E; Thompson, CV; Clevenger, LA; TU, KN, Self-propagating Explosive Reactions in Al/Ni Thin Films, Applied Physics Letters Volume: 57  Issue: 12  Pages: 1262-1264  DOI: 10.1063/1.103504  Published: SEP  1990
  298. Clevenger, LA;  Thompson, CV;  DeAvillez, RR; Ma, E, Nucleation Controlled Phase Selection in Vanadium/Amorphous-silicon Multilayer Thin Films, Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology A-vacuum  Surfaces and Films Volume: 8  Issue: 3  Pages: 1566-1571  DOI: 10.1116/1.576766  Part: Part 1  Published: MAY-JUN 1990
  299. Ma, E; Nieh, CW; Nicolet, Ma; Johnson, WL, Solid-State Amorphization Reactions by Temperature-Dependent Ion Mixing,, Journal of Materials Research Volume: 4  Issue: 6  Pages: 1299-1302  DOI: 10.1557/JMR.1989.1299  Published: NOV-DEC 1989 
  300. Ma, E; Nicolet, Ma; Nathan, M,  NiAl3 Formation in Al/Ni Thin-film Bilayers with and without Contamination,, Journal of Applied Physics Volume: 65  Issue: 7  Pages: 2703-2710  DOI: 10.1063/1.342756  Published: APR 1989
  301. Brunner, AJ; Ma, E; Nicolet, Ma, Silicide Formation by Furnace Annealing of Thin Si  Films on Large-grained Ni Substrates, Applied Physics A-materials Science & Processing Volume: 48  Issue: 3  Pages: 229-232  DOI: 10.1007/BF00619389  Published: MAR 1989
  302. Ma, E; Li, JJ; Li, HD, Abrasive Wear Studies of Nitrogen-Implanted Aluminum and Titanium,, Surface & Coatings Technology  Volume: 37  Issue: 1  Pages: 31-36  DOI: 10.1016/0257-8972(89)90119-9  Published: FEB 1989
  303. Ma, E; Workman, TW; Johnson, WL; Nicolet, Ma, Ion Mixing of Metal/Al Bilayers Near 77K,, Applied Physics Letters Volume: 54  Issue: 5  Pages: 413-415  DOI: 10.1063/1.100937  Published: JAN 1989
  304. Huang, LJ; Ma, E; Liu, BX, The Band Structure and the Anomalous Alloying Behavior of Noble Metal Based Systems, Physica Status Solidi A-applied Research Volume: 110  Issue: 2  Pages: 443-448  DOI: 10.1002/pssa.2211100216  Published: DEC 1988
  305. Ma, E; Nicolet, Ma, Pt2Al3 Formation on Evaporated and Large-grained Aluminum Substrates, Physica Status Solidi A-applied Research Volume: 110  Issue: 2  Pages: 509-514  DOI: 10.1002/pssa.2211100223  Published: DEC 1988
  306. Ma, E; Meng, WJ; Johnson, WL; Nicolet, Ma; Natan, M, Simultaneous Planar Growth of Amorphous and Crystalline Ni Silicides, Applied Physics Letters Volume: 53  Issue: 21  Pages: 2033-2035  DOI: 10.1063/1.100494  Published: NOV  1988
  307. E. Ma, B.S. Lim, M-A. Nicolet, N.S. Alvi and A.H. Hamdi, Growth of WSi2 in Phosphorous-implanted W/<Si> Couples, Journal of Electronic Materials Volume: 17  Issue: 3  Pages: 207-211  DOI: 10.1007/BF02652179  Published: MAY 1988
  308. Ma, E; Kim, SJ; Nicolet, Ma; Averback, RS,  Ion Mixing and Thermochemical Properties of Tracers in Ag, Journal of Applied Physics  Volume: 63  Issue: 7  Pages: 2449-2451  DOI: 10.1063/1.341018  Published: APR  1988
  309. Meng, WJ; Nieh, CW; Ma, E; Fultz, B; Johnson, WL, Solid State Interdiffusion Reactions of Ni/Zr Diffusion Couples, Materials Science and Engineering Volume: 97  Pages: 87-91  DOI: 10.1016/0025-5416(88)90017-1  Published: JAN 1988
  310. Lim, BS; Ma, E;  Nicolet, Ma; Natan, Ma, Silicon Resistor to Measure Temperature during Rapid Thermal Annealing, Review of Scientific Instruments Volume: 59  Issue: 1  Pages: 182-183  DOI: 10.1063/1.1140004  Published: JAN 1988
  311. Zhao, XA; Ma, E; Yang, HY; Nicolet, Ma, Study of the Initial Aluminide Phase Growth in Al/Pt Couples, Thin Solid Films Volume: 153  Pages: 379-385  DOI: 10.1016/0040-6090(87)90198-2  Published: OCT  1987
  312. Ma, E; Lim, BS; Nicolet, Ma; Natan, M, Growth of Ni2Si by Rapid Thermal Annealing: Kinetics and Moving Species, Applied Physics A-materials Science & Processing Volume: 44  Issue: 2  Pages: 157-160  DOI: 10.1007/BF00626417  Published: OCT 1987
  313. Zhao, XA; Yang, HY; Ma, E; Nicolet, Ma,  Kinetics of NiAl3 Growth Induced by Steady-State Thermal Annealing at the Ni-<Al> Interface, Journal of Applied Physics Volume: 62  Issue: 5  Pages: 1821-1825  DOI: 10.1063/1.339563  Published: SEP  1987
  314. Meng, WJ; Fultz, B; Ma, E; Johnson, WL, Solid State Interdiffusion Reactions in Ni/Ti and Ni/Zr Multilayered Materials, Applied Physics Letters Volume: 51  Issue: 9  Pages: 661-663  DOI: 10.1063/1.98326  Published: AUG 1987
  315. Lim, BS; Ma, E; Nicolet, Ma; Natan, M, Kinetics and Moving Species during Co2Si Formation by Rapid Thermal Annealing,  Journal of Applied Physics Volume: 61  Issue: 11  Pages: 5027-5030  DOI: 10.1063/1.338324  Published: JUN 1987
  316. Zhao, XA; Ma, E; Nicolet, Ma, Growth Kinetics of NiAl3 Formation on Large-Grained <Al> Substrates, Materials Letters Volume: 5  Issue: 5-6  Pages: 200-202  DOI: 10.1016/0167-577X(87)90009-7  Published: MAY 1987
  317. Ma, E; Liu, BX; Chen, X; Li, HD, Structural Transformation Induced by Nitrogen Implantation in Thin Metal Films, Thin Solid Films Volume: 147  Issue: 1  Pages: 49-55  DOI: 10.1016/0040-6090(87)90039-3  Published: FEB 1987
  318. Liu, BX; Ma, E; Li, J; Huang, LJ, Different Behaviors of Amorphization Induced by Ion Mixing, Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research Section B-beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms Volume: 19-2  Pages: 682-690  DOI: 10.1016/S0168-583X(87)80137-4  Part: Part 2  Published: FEB 1987
  319. Ma, E; Liu, BX; Li, HD, Ion-Bombardment-Assisted Intermetallic Compound Formation in Ti-Sn Bilayers, Nuclear Instruments & Methods in Physics Research Section B-beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms Volume: 14  Issue: 3  Pages: 294-296  DOI: 10.1016/0168-583X(86)90597-5  Published: MAR 1986

 

 Invited Talks

- Invited talks at academic institutions

  1. Three questions regarding the structure of amorphous metals, Beijing University of Science and Technology, Dec. 23, 2015. 
  2. Nanodomained Ni Enables Simultaneous High Strength and Ductility, Institute of Metal Research, Shenyang, China, July 23, 2015.
  3. Atomic packing in metallic glasses, Glass Day, Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, May 16, 2015
  4. TEM Observations of Boundary-Based Mechanisms for Plastic Deformation at Room Temperature, National Center of Electron Microscopy, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, Berkeley, CA, April 6, 2015.
  5. Atomic Structure in Amorphous Metals: Ten Basic Questions, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, Dec. 12, 2014.
  6.  Lattice Reorientation in Magnesium to Produce Plastic Strains, Institute of Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, Nov. 13, 2014.
  7.  Atomic Packing and Structure-Property Relations in Amorphous Metals, Tohoku University, WPI-AMRI Lecture, Sendai, July 30, 2014.
  8. Atomic Packing in Metallic Glasses and Liquids, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, June 5, 2014.
  9.  A New Deformation Mechanism to Produce Plastic Strain in Magnesium, Institute of Metal Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenyang, Jan. 15, 2014.
  10.  Damage-tolerant Metallic Glasses with Record-Breaking Fracture Toughness, Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing, China, Jan. 3, 2014.
  11.  An Unusual Deformation Mechanism to Produce Plastic Strain in Magnesium, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, Dec. 31, 2013.
  12.   An Unusual Deformation Mechanism to Produce Plastic Strain in Magnesium, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, Dec. 17, 2013.
  13. Hybrid Molybdenum Alloys with High Tensile Ductility, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, Aug. 6, 2013.
  14.  Correlating Properties with Structural Evolution in Glass-Forming Liquids, Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing, China, July 18, 2013.
  15. Towards the Ideal Elastic Limit of Metallic Glasses, Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing, China, Jan. 10, 2013.
  16.   Approaching the Ideal Elastic Limit of Metallic Glasses, Beijing University of Science and Technology, China, Jan. 7, 2013.  
  17. Local Structural Evolution and Electrical Resistivity of the Phase-change a-GST225 Alloy, Nan-Qiang Award Lecture, Xiamen University, Dec. 18, 2012.
  18. Bulk Metallic Glasses: At the Cutting Edge of Metals Research, RWTH, Aachen, Germany, Nov. 13, 2012.
  19. Different Types of Shear Banding and “Homogeneous-Like” Distributed Deformation in Small-Volume Metallic Glasses, Shenyang National Laboratory of Materials Science, Shenyang, China, July 12, 2011.
  20. Double-Inverse Hall-Petch Dependence of Deformation Twinning in Cu, Chongqing University, School of Materials Science and Engineering, Jan. 15, 2010.
  21. Nanostructured Metals: Opportunities for New Mechanical Properties and Deformation Mechanisms, The University of Texas at Austin’s Nanotechnology and Materials Science Seminar Series, Austin, TX, Feb. 25, 2009.
  22. Could Nano-sized Glasses be Ductile? Workshop on Mechanical Behavior of Micro/Nano Materials, Xi’anJiaotong University, China, Dec. 30, 2008.
  23. Structure-Mechanical Property Relationship in Amorphous Metals, 2nd Workshop on Interfacial Materials, Shenyang National Lab for Materials Science, China, Dec. 24, 2008.
  24. Structure-Mechanical Property Relationship in Metallic Glasses, Yongsei Universtiy, Seoul, Korea, Dec. 19, 2008.
  25.  Structure-Mechanical Property Relationship in Metallic Glasses, YaleUniversity, New Haven, CT, Oct. 8, 2008.
  26.  Structure-Mechanical Property Relationship in Metallic Glasses, BeijingUniversity of Technology, China, Sept. 12, 2008.
  27. Structure-Mechanical Property Relationship in Metallic Glasses, Xi’anJiaotong University, China, Sept.  8, 2008.
  28.  Structure-Glass Forming Ability Relationship in Amorphous Metals, Shenyang National Lab for Materials Science, Shenyang, May 9, 2008.
  29.  In situ TEM of Metallic Glass Nanopillars, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University, May 8, 2008.
  30.  Atomic Structure & Plastic Deformation of Amorphous Metals (Metallic Glasses), Materials Science Program, TexasA&MUniversity, College Station, Nov. 15, 2007
  31.  Mechanical Behavior of Nanostructured Metals: New Discoveries and Opportunities, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, TsinghuaUniversity, Oct. 15, 2007.
  32. Metallic Glasses at the Frontier of Metals Research, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, May 12, 2007.
  33. Metallic Glasses at the Frontier of Metals Research, Institute of Mechanics, CAS, Beijing, May 13, 2007.
  34.  Materials Science Issues in Amorphous Metals Research, Department of Materials Science, NationalUniversity of Singapore, Jan. 12, 2007.
  35. Materials Science Issues in Amorphous Metals Research, Shenyang National Lab for Materials Science, Jan. 10, 2007.
  36.  Glass Forming Ability of Metallic Alloys, Shenyang National Lab for Materials Science, Oct. 12, 2006.
  37.  Amorphous Structures in Metallic Glasses, BeijingUniversity of Aeronautics and Astronautics,  Jan. 21, 2006, China.
  38.  Atomic Arrangements in Amorphous Alloys, DalianUniversity of Science and Technology, Jan. 15, 2006, China.
  39. Metallic Glasses: How Atoms Pack inside the Amorphous Alloy, Shenyang National Lab for Materials Science, Dec. 21, 2005, China.
  40. Nanocrystalline and Amorphous Metals, Beijing Zhongguanchun Forum, Dec. 15, 2005, Beijing, China.
  41. How are Atoms Packed in Metallic Glasses, Tohoku University, Institute of Materials Research, IFCAM, Nov. 9, 2005, Sendai, Japan.
  42.  Atomic Packing and Short-to-MediumRange Order in Metallic Glasses, National Institute for Materials Science, Oct. 20, 2005, Tsukuba, Japan.
  43. Nanostructured Metals Offer New Opportunities for Unusual Mechanical Properties, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, Sept. 21, 2005.
  44.  (Bulk) Nanostructured (NC & UFG) Metals: Opportunities for Unusual Mechanical Properties, Oak Ridge National Lab, TN, May 28, 2005.
  45.  Novel Mechanical Properties Derived from Nanocrystalline and Ultrafine-Grained Metals, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, Nov. 2003.
  46.  Nanostructuring in Polycrystalline Metals to Derive Novel Mechanical Properties, HTS/CMES Visiting Lectureship Lecture, CAS, Oct. 2003.
  47. Mechanical Properties Derived from Nanostructured and Ultrafine-Grained Metals, National Institute of Standard and Technology, Aug. 2003.
  48. Extraordinary Mechanical Behavior in Nanocrystalline and Submicron-Grained Metals, Penn State University, Nov. 2002.
  49. Mechanical Behavior of Ultrafine-Grained Metals: Shear Bands, Ductility, and the Effects of Bimodal Grain Size Distribution, Max-Planck Institut fuer Metallforshung, Stuttgart, Germany, Aug., 2002
  50.  Amorphous Alloys of Immiscible Elements and Extraordinary Mechanical Properties of Ultrafine-Grained Metals, IFW Dresden, Germany, July 2002.
  51.  Research on Amorphous and Nanocrystalline Materials at Johns Hopkins, Shenyang National Lab of Materials Science, China, Dec. 2001.
  52.  On the Nature of Amorphous Alloys of Immiscible Elements, Northwestern University, Evanston, Dec. 2001.
  53.  On the Nature of Amorphous Alloys in a System with Positive Heat of Mixing, University of Stuttgart, Department of Physics, Germany, June 2001.
  54. The Nature of Amorphous Alloys in an Immiscible System, Institute of Nanotechnology, Karlsruhe, Germany, June 2001.
  55.   Amorphous Alloys of Immiscible Elements, Max-Planck Institut fuer Metallforshung, Stuttgart, Germany, June 2001.
  56.  Amorphous Structure in the Immiscible Ag-Ni System, Los Alamos National Lab, March   2001.
  57.  Light-Weight Bulk Amorphous Alloys, General Motors Research Lab, MI, Oct. 2000; with T. Hufnagel
  58.  Alloys in Systems with Positive Heat of Mixing, International Symp. on Metastable, Nanocrystalline and Mechanically Alloyed Materials -2000, Oxford, England, July 2000.
  59. Failure Mode and Deformation Behavior of Nanophase Iron in Compression, State Key Laboratory of Rapidly Solidified Nonequilibrium Alloys, Shenyang, China, Dec. 1999.
  60. Surface Alloying and Beyond: MD Simulations, State Key Laboratory of Rapidly Solidified Nonequilibrium Alloys, Shenyang, China, Dec. 1999.
  61. Mechanical Alloying in Systems with Positive Heat of Mixing, GM Research Lab, Warren, MI, Jan. 1999.
  62. Driven Alloying in a System with Positive Heat of Mixing, State Key Laboratory of Rapidly Solidified Nonequilibrium Alloys, Shenyang, China, Dec. 1998.
  63.  Mechanically Driven Alloying in the Cu-Fe System, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, TsinghuaUniversity, Beijing, China, Dec. 1998.
  64. Mechanically Alloyed Nonequilibrium Phases in Cu-Fe, Department of Electronic Materials, AustraliaNationalUniversity, Canberra, Australia, Dec. 1998.
  65.  "Processing of Nonequilibrium Alloys and Nanocomposites in the Cu-Fe System", Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Tennessee, Aug. 1997.
  66.  "Processing of Highly Nonequilibrium Alloys and LIGA-MEMS Components", Department of Materials Science and Engineering, JohnsHopkinsUniversity, June 1997.
  67.   "LIGA Microfabrication at LSU m-SET/CAMD", Department of Precision Instruments and Mechanology, TsinghuaUniversity, June 1996.
  68.  "Research on Nanophase Materials and Micromachining at LSU", Department of Materials Science and Engineering, TsinghuaUniversity, June 1996.
  69.  "Atomic-Level Alloying of Immiscible Elements", Department of Materials Science and Engineering, TsinghuaUniversity, June 1996.
  70.  "Formation and Consolidation of Metastable Alloys", Institute of Metal Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, May 1996.
  71.  "Supersaturated Solid Solutions and Amorphous Alloys Formed by Mechanical Alloying" Metallurgy Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), March 1996.
  72.   "Metastable Phase Transformations during Non-equilibrium Processing" Department of Physics, State University of New York at Albany, March, 1993.
  73.   "Thermodynamics and Mechanisms of Metastable Phase Formation during Mechanical Alloying", Michigan Ion Beam Laboratory, Dec. 1992.
  74. "Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Metastable Phase Formation Induced by Mechanical Alloying", Materials Research Laboratory, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Nov. 1992.
  75.  "Alloy Phase Formation by Mechanical Alloying", Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, March 1992.
  76.   "Nucleation and Growth of Intermetallics at Thin Film Interfaces Department of Physics, New Jersey Institute of Technology, June 1991.
  77.  "Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Interfacial Reactions in Multilayer Thin Films Division of Materials Science, Columbia University, March 1991.

- Invited talks at international conferences (since joining JHU)

  1.  Heterogeneous Nanostructures Enable Simultaneous High Strength and Ductility, 2015 Annual Workshop of Institute of Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, Dec. 21, 2015.
  2. Structural evolution correlated with properties in metallic liquids, MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, Nov. 30, 2015.
  3. Nanodomained Ni delivers simultaneous high strength and ductility, 2nd International Symposium on Metastable Materials Science & Technology, Qinhuangdao, China, October 12, 2015.
  4. Boundary motion coupled with tensile and compressive deformation: TEM observation of twinning-like lattice reorientation in Mg micropillars, The 8th K.H. Kuo Summer School of Electron Microscopy and Crystallography & The 1st International Conference on Microstructure and Property of Materials (MPM-1), Hangzhou, China, May 28, 2015.
  5.  Atomic packing and structure-property relations in metallic glasses, C-MRS Annual Meeting, Guiyang, China, July 15, 2015.
  6. Soft spots in metallic glasses, The 3rd Sino-German Workshop on Metallic Glasses, Hefei, China, May 16, 2015.
  7.  Soft spots in a metallic glass correlated with GUMs as their structural signatureTMS Annual Meeting, Orlando, March 16, 2015.
  8. Damage-tolerant multi-component metallic glasses with record-breaking facture toughness, Hume-Rothery Symposium, TMS Annual Meeting, Orlando, March 16, 2015.
  9.  Dynamic TEM Observations of Dislocation Processes in Nanocrystalline PlatinumTMS Annual Meeting, Orlando, March 17, 2015.
  10. Simultaneous High Strength and Ductility Achieved via Distributed Nanoscale Domains in Elemental MetalsTMS Annual Meeting, Orlando, March 18, 2015.
  11. Atomic Structure and “Defects” Correlated with Properties in Amorphous Metals, 1st Herbert Gleiter Institute Colloquium on Surfaces and Interfaces in Nanocrystalline and Nano-amorphous Materials, Nanjing, China, Nov. 11, 2014.
  12.  Atomic Packing and Structure-Property Relations in Amorphous Metals, Plenary talk at the 15th International Conference on Rapidly Quenched and Metastable Materials (RQ15), Shanghai, China, Aug. 26, 2014.
  13. Structural Design to Achieve Record-Breaking Ductility or Fracture Toughness in Metallic Glasses or Mo Alloys, Gordon Research Conference, Hong Kong, July 21, 2014.
  14.  Damage-Tolerant Bulk Metallic Glasses with Record-Breaking Fracture Toughness, International Workshop on Mechanical Behavior at the Nanoscale, Xi’an, China, June 24, 2014. 
  15.  Atomic Structure – Property Relations in Amorphous Metals: Ten Basic Issues, Plenary talk at ISMANAM 2014, Cancun, June 30, 2014.
  16.  Damage-Tolerant Bulk Metallic Glasses with Record-Breaking Fracture Toughness, Plenary talk at BMG-X, Shanghai, China, June 5, 2014.
  17.  Industrially Useful Nanostructured Molybdenum Alloys, TMS Annual Meeting, San Diego, Feb.19, 2014.
  18.  Locating Zr-Cu-Al Based Bulk Metallic Glasses with Record-Breaking Damage Tolerance, TMS Annual Meeting, San Diego, Feb.17, 2014.
  19.  Zr-Cu-Al Based Bulk Metallic Glasses with Record-Breaking Fracture Toughness, MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, Dec. 5, 2013.
  20.  Industrially Useful Mo Alloys with Unprecedented Tensile Ductility, Plenary Lecture, ISMANAM 2013, Torino, Italy, July 1, 2013.
  21.  Nanotructured Mo Alloys with Unprecedented Tensile Ductility, International Workshop on Advancing Materials Performance from the Nanoscale, Xi’an, June 14, 2013.
  22.  Industrially Useful Mo Alloys with Unprecedented Tensile Ductility, TMS Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, March 5, 2013.
  23. Correlating Structural Evolution with Heat Capacity and Fragility of Metallic-Glass-Forming Liquids, TMS Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, March 5, 2013
  24. Ten Questions Regarding the Structure & Structure – Property Correlations in MG-forming Alloys, Plenary Lecture at the 9th International Conferences on Bulk Metallic Glasses, Xiamen, China, Dec. 19, 2012.
  25.  Structure–Property Correlations in Metallic-Glass Forming Alloys, MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, Nov. 28, 2012.
  26. Different Amorphous Structures Lead to Different Properties of Metallic-glass-forming Alloys, Second Sino-Germany Workshop on Metallic-glass Forming Alloys (Structure and Dynamics), Cologne, Germany, Nov. 5, 2012.
  27.   Electron-Beam Assisted Superplastic Flow of Silica Glass, 13th International Conference on Physics of Non-crystalline Solids, Yichang, China, Sept. 20, 2012.
  28. Smaller is Stronger: Towards the Ideal Elastic Limit of Metallic Glasses, Plenary Lecture at ISMANAM 2012, Moscow, Russia, June 20, 2012.
  29. Towards the Ideal Elastic Limit of Metallic Glasses, Fifth International Workshop on Mechanical Behavior of Micro/Nano Materials (In situ Microscopy in Materials Research), Xi’an Jiaotong University, China, June 14, 2012.
  30.  Sample Size Matters for Deformation Twinning, TMS Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, March 12, 2012.
  31.  Approaching the Ideal Elastic Limit of Metallic Glasses, TMS Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, March 13, 2012.
  32. Tensile Plasticity of Metallic Glasses, TMS Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, March 13, 2012.
  33.  Different Types of Shear Banding and “Homogeneous-Like” Distributed Deformation in Small-Volume Metallic Glasses, Workshop on Small-Volume Metallic Glasses, Caltech, Pasadena, CA, Aug. 8, 2011.
  34.  Local Structure and Resistivity of the Phase-Change Amorphous GST225 Alloy, International Workshop on Phase Change Materials for Memory Devices, Beijing, China, July 19, 2011.
  35. From Hot Shear Banding to Cold Shear to “Homogeneous Flow” in Metallic Glasses, ISMANAM 2011, Gijon, Spain, June 27, 2011.
  36. Size Matters for Deformation Twinning in Single-Crystal Metals, Fourth International Workshop on Mechanical Behavior of Micro/Nano Materials, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China, May 20, 2011.
  37. Transition from Severe Shear Localization to “Homogeneous Flow” in Micro- and Nano- Scale Metallic Glasses, BMG8, HongKong, May 16, 2011.
  38. Superplastic Shaping of Nanoscale Silica Glass Wires and Particles at Room Temperature, TMS Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, March 2, 2011.
  39. Cold versus Hot Shear Banding in Metallic Glasses, TMS Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, March 1, 2011.
  40.  In situ TEM Studies of Plastic Deformation of Small-volume Materials, TMS Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, Feb. 28, 2011.
  41. Structural Perspective of Plasticity in Metallic Glasses, MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, Dec. 2, 2010.
  42. Local Structures and Polyamorphism in Metallic Glass, Sino-German Workshop on Bridging Physics and Materials Science in Amorphous Metals, Beijing, Oct. 13, 2010.
  43. Structure and Polyamorphism in GST Phase Change Glass and Metallic Glasses, ISMANAM 2010, Zurich, Switzerland, July 7, 2010.
  44. Local Structures in GST Phase Change Glass and Metallic Glasses, KITP Workshop on Emerging Concepts in Glass Physics, Santa Barbara, June 21, 2010.
  45. Electron-Beam-Assisted Superplastic Deformation of Silica Glass, Third International Workshop on Mechanical Behavior of Micro/Nano Materials, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China, June 4, 2010.
  46. Structural Evolution in Metallic and Chalcogenide (GST) Glasses Produced by Rapid Cooling from the Melt, The 4th International Conference for the Thermal Process Modeling and Computer Simulation (ICTPMCS-2010), Shanghai, China. (Invited plenary).
  47. Structure-Property Relationship in Metallic Glasses, International Workshop on Mechanical Behavior of Materials, Hangzhou, China, May 26, 2010.
  48.  Structure-Property Relationship in Metallic Glasses, TMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, Feb. 15, 2010.
  49. Cold versus Hot Shear Banding in Bulk Metallic Glass, Keynote talk at The 7th International Conference on Bulk Metallic Glasses, Busan, Korea, Nov. 3, 2009.
  50. Structure - Property Relationship in Metallic Glass, Plenary talk at International Symp. on Metastable and Nanostructured Materials -2009 (ISMANAM 2009), Beijing, China, July 8, 2009.
  51. The Structure, Dynamics, and Glass-forming Ability of BMG-forming Liquids, International Workshop on Metallic Glasses, Barcelona, Spain, June 17, 2009.
  52. Sample Size Effects on Shear Banding Behavior in Metallic Glass, Second International Workshop on Materials Behavior at the Micro- and Nano- Scale, Beijing, China, May 23, 2009.
  53. Structure-Mechanical Property Relationship in Metallic Glasses, World Premier Institute Annual Workshop, Sendai, Japan, March 5, 2009.
  54. Plastic Flow in Nanoscale Pillars and Wires, TMS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Feb. 17, 2009.
  55. Structure-Mechanical Property Relationship in Metallic Glasses, TMS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Feb. 17, 2009.
  56. Strategies to Improve Ductility of Nanostructured and Amrophous Metals, 2nd Workshop on Energy Fusion Research, Sejong University, Seoul, Korea, Dec. 18, 2008.
  57. Local Structure and Dynamics in Metallic Glass Forming Alloys, MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, Dec. 3, 2008.
  58.  In-situ Nanoscale Test of Bulk Metallic Glass in a TEM, Keynote talk at 45th Annual Meeting of Society of Engineering Science, Champaign, IL, Oct. 14, 2008
  59. Plastic Flow in Metallic Glass: Can We Stop the Runaway Shear Bands?  Army Research Laboratory Workshop on Multi-Scale Materials Behavior in Ultra-High Loading Rate Environments, Towson, MD, Sept. 22, 2008.
  60. Strategies to Improve Ductility in Nanostructured and Amorphous Metals, plenary talk at International Conference on Materials Processing (ICAMP-5), Harbin, China, Sept. 3, 2008.
  61. Structure-Property Relationship in Metallic Glasses, Thirteenth International Conference on Rapidly Quenched and Metastable Materials (RQ13), Dresden, Germany, Aug. 27, 2008.
  62.  Plastic Flow in Metallic Glass: Insight from in situ TEM of Nanopillars, First International Workshop on in situ TEM of Advanced Materials, Beijing, June 1, 2008.
  63.  Local Structure Controls Initiation of Plastic Flow in Metallic Glasses: Effects of Alloy Composition and Cooling Rate, 7th International Workshop on Intermetallics and Advanced Metallic Materials, May 22, Harbin, China, 2008.
  64. Structure and High Glass forming Ability of BMGs, BMG VI, Xi’an, China, May 13, 2008.
  65. Cu-Zr BMGs and their High Glass Forming Ability, with Y. Li, TMS Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 2008.
  66. Plastic Flow in BMG Nanopillars, TMS Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 2008.
  67. Vacancy Loops in Severely Deformed Ultrafine-grained Al, TMS Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 2008.
  68. High Ductility in Small-volume BMGs, MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, Nov. 27, 2007.
  69. Examples of Fundamental Issues in Amorphous Metals Research, International Workshop on Fundamental Issues in Metallic Glasses, Kunming, China, Oct. 22, 2007.
  70.  Plastic Flow of Amorphous Metals: in situ Tests in a TEM, MS&T’07, Detroit, Michigan, Sept. 19, 2007.
  71. Challenging Materials Science Issues in Amorphous Metals Research, plenary lecture at International Symp. on Metastable and Nanostructured Materials -2007 (ISMANAM 2007), Corfu, Greece, Aug. 27, 2007.
  72.  Amorphous Structures and Polyamorphism in Metallic Glasses, International Workshop on Nanoscale order in amorphous and partially ordered solids, Trinity College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK, July 11, 2007.
  73.  Response of Sub-nanometer Structures in Metallic Glasses to Pressure and Stresses, TMS Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, Feb. 2007.
  74. Glass Forming Ability from the Local Structure Perspective, TMS Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, Feb. 2007.
  75.  Challenging Materials Science Issues in Amorphous Metals Research, BMG’2007 International Workshop, Bangalore, India, Jan. 14, 2007.
  76.  Processing and Mechanical Properties of Mg Alloy Composites Based on Amorphous Structures, Mater. Res. Soc. Fall Meeting, Boston Dec. 1, 2006.
  77. Amorphous Structures in Metallic Glasses, International Symposium on the Science and Engineering of Bulk Metallic Glasses (BMG-V), Japan, Oct. 8, 2006.
  78.  Dislocations in Nanocrystalline Grains, International Symp. on Metastable and Nanostructured Materials -2006 (ISMANAM 2006), Warsaw, Poland, Aug. 29, 2006.
  79. The Effects of Nanostructure on Mechanical Properties & Deformation Mechanisms, International (US-Russian) Workshop on Nanomechanics, St. Petersburg, Russia, Aug. 1-5, 2006.
  80. Mechanical Behavior of Nanostructured Metals: New Opportunities, International Symposium on Plasticity (Plasticity 20006), Halifax, Canada, July 17, 2006.
  81. Dislocations and Deformation Twins in Plastically Deformed Nanocrystalline Ni, MRS Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 2006.
  82.  Eight Routes to Improve Tensile Ductility in Nanostructured Metals, TMS Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, March 2006.
  83.  Challenges in Metallic Glass Research: Short-to-Medium Range Order, TMS Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, March 2006.
  84. How Do Atoms Pack Themselves in Metallic Glasses? The 6th International Workshop on Advanced Intermetallics and Metallic Materials, Oct. 12, 2005, Yangzhou, China.
  85. Eight (8) Strategies for Improving Tensile Ductility of Ultrafine Grained Materials, Iron and Steel Institute of Japan and Japanese Institute of Metals 150th Annual Meeting, Hiroshima, Japan, Sept. 28, 2005.
  86. Dissolving Equilibrium-Immiscible Elements via Severe Plastic Deformation, Third International Conference on Nanomaterials by Severe Plastic Deformation (NanoSPD3), Fukuoka, Japan, Sept. 26, 2005.
  87. (Bulk) Nanostructured (NC & UFG) Metals: Opportunities for Unusual Mechanical Properties, Twelveth International Conference on Rapidly Quenched and Metastable Materials (RQ12), Jeju, Korea, Aug. 21-25, 2005.
  88. How Do Atoms Pack Themselves in Metallic Glasses? International Symp. on Metastable and Nanostructured Materials -2005, Paris, France, July 4-7, 2005.
  89. (Bulk) Nanostructured (NC & UFG) Metals: Opportunities for Unusual Mechanical Properties, IUTAM Workshop, Beijing, China, June 26-28, 2005.
  90. Tailoring Nano-/Ultrafine- Grain Structures for Optimized Mechanical Properties, Annual Meeting, TMS of Korea (Korean Institute of Metals and Materials), Busan, South Korea, Oct. 2004.
  91. Tailoring Nanocrystalline and Ultrafine-Grained Metals for Optimized Properties, International Symposium on Manufacturing, Properties and Applications of Nanocrystalline Materials, ASM Materials Solution Conference, Columbus, Ohio, Oct. 2004.
  92.  Bulk Metallic Glass Based Mg Alloys with Ultrahigh Strength and Plasticity, w/ J. Xu, International Symp. on Metastable, Nanocrystalline and Mechanically Alloyed Materials -2004, Sendai, Japan, Aug. 2004.
  93. Mechanical Behavior of Nanostructured Metals: New Mechanisms and Applications, Keynote lecture at the 7th International Conf. on Nanostructured Materials (NANO’2004), Wiesbaden, Germany, June 2004.
  94.  Mg Alloys with Gigapascal Strength: A Sample Project at CIM, International Symposium on Interfacial Materials, Shenyang, China, May 2004.
  95. Searching for Evidence of New Deformation Mechanisms in Nanocrystalline Metals, MRS Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA, May 2004.
  96.  Cryogenic Behavior of Ultrafine-Grained Metals, w/ Y.M. Wang, TMS Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC, Feb. 2004.
  97. Mg-Based Metallic Glass Composites with High Strength and Plasticity, TMS Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC, Feb. 2004.
  98. Mechanical Behavior of Nanostructured Metals: New Mechanisms and Applications, TMS Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC, Feb. 2004.
  99. Shear Banding in Bulk Nanostructured Metals and Multi-Component Alloys, Mater. Res. Soc.  Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, Dec. 2003.
  100. Unusual Deformation Mechanisms of Nanostructured Metals, TMS Fall Meeting, Chicago, IL, Nov. 2003.
  101.  Superior Mechanical Properties of Nanostructured Metals, XII International Symposium on Processing of Advanced Materials, Pittsburgh, PA, Oct. 2003, w/ Y.M. Wang.
  102.  Enhanced Flow Localization in Tungsten (W): Observation of Shear Bands, Engineering Foundation Conference on Bulk Metallic Glasses III, Oct. Beijing, China.
  103. Unusual Deformation Mechanisms of Nanostructured Metals,  International Symp. on Metastable, Nanocrystalline and Mechanically Alloyed Materials -2003, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil, Aug. 2003.
  104. Mechanical Properties Derived from Nanostructuring, DoE Workshop on Nanomechanics, Pacific Grove, CA, May 2003.
  105. Nanostructured and Ultrafine-Grained Metals for Enhanced Mechanical Properties, International Workshop on Nanostructured Metallic Materials, Sendai, Japan, March 2003.
  106.  Extraordinary Mechanical Properties Derived from Nanostructured Metals, Plenary Speech, Eleventh International Conference on Rapidly Quenched and Metastable Materials (RQ11), Oxford, UK, Aug., 2002.
  107. Enhanced Tensile Ductility in Nanostructured Cu, International Workshop on Advanced Materials, Shenyang, China, May 2002.
  108.  Instabilities and Ductility in Nanocrystalline and Ultrafine-Grained Metals, TMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, Feb. 2002.
  109. Full Density Processing and Unusual Mechanical Behavior of Nanocrystalline Fe Powders, TMS Fall Meeting, Indianopolis, Nov. 2001.
  110. Structural Nanomaterials Prepared by Mechanical Alloying, National Research Council –National Materials Advisory Board Workshop on Nanocrystalline Materials, Washington D.C., June, 2001.
  111. Quasistatic and Dynamic Behavior of Ultrafine Grained Iron, International Symp. On Metastable, Nanocrystalline and Mechanically Alloyed Materials -2000, Oxford, England, July 2000.
  112. Amorphous Alloys in an Immiscible System, TMS Fall Meeting, St. Louis, MO, Oct. 2000.
  113. Alloying in Nanostructured Binary Systems with Positive Heat of Mixing, IU-MRS Inter. Conf. Adv. Mater. June 1999.
  114. Consolidation and Mechanical Properties of Consolidated Nanocrystalline Fe Alloys, Army Sagamore Materials Research Conference, Easton, MD, Aug., 1999.
  115. Two-Phase Mixtures in Mechanically Alloyed Cu-Fe, International Symposium on Mechanically Alloyed, Nanostructured, and Metastable Materials - 1998, Wollongong-Sydney, Australia, Dec. 1998.

Contributed presentations are not included in the list above.