Ductile Machining of Brittle Materials

Chemical effect on the material removal rate in the CMP of silicon wafers Download »
YG Wang, LC Zhang, AQ Biddut, Wear, 270 (2011) 312-316.

Nanotwinning in monocrystalline silicon upon nanoscratching Download »
K Mylvaganam and LC Zhang, Scripta Materialia, 65 (2011) 214-216.

Chipping Brittle Materials: A Finite Element Analysis                                           Download »  
Mostafavi, S.S., Zhang, L.C., Lunn, J., “Chipping Brittle Materials: A Finite Element Analysis”. Key Engineering Materials Vol.443 (2010) pp 443- 438.

On the chemo-mechanical polishing for nano-scale surface finish of brittle wafersDownload »
YG Wang and LC Zhang,  Recent Patents on Nanotechology, 4 (2010) 70-77.

Microstructural changes in silicon caused by indentation and machining LC Zhang, Chapter 4, in: Semiconductor Machining on the Micro-Nanoscale, edited by JW Yan and J Patten, Research Signpost, India (2008) pp.155-197 (9788178953044)

Nano-characterisation of materials: silicon, copper, carbon nanotubes and diamond thin films
LC Zhang, Chapter 8, in: Handbook of Theoretical and Computational Nanotechnology, Volume 8: Functional Nanomaterials, Nanoparticles, and Polymer Design,edited by M Rieth and W Schommers, American Scientific Publishers, Stevenson Ranch, California, USA (2006) pp. 395-456 (ISBN: 1588830500)

Behaviour of monocrystalline silicon under cyclic microindentations with a spherical indenter Download »
I Zarudi, LC Zhang and MV Swain, Applied Physics Letters, 82 (2003) 1027-1029.

Microstructure evolution in monocrystalline silicon in cyclic microindentation Download »
I Zarudi, LC Zhang and MV Swain, Journal of Materials Research, 18 (2003) 758-761.

Microstructure of phases: high resolution characterisation Download »
I Zarudi, J Zou and LC Zhang,  Applied Physics Letters, 82 (2003) 874-876.

Processing and property assessment of porous alumina and mullite-alumina ceramics Download »
HH Deng, B Latella, TS Liu, Y Ke and LC Zhang,  Materials Science Forum, 437-4 (2003) 423-426.

Difference in Subsurface Damage in Indented Specimens with and without Bonding Layers Download »
H Helbawi, LC Zhang and I Zarudi,  International Journal of Mechanical Science, 43 (2001) 1107-1121.

Grinding of ceramics: strength, surface features and grinding conditions Download »
T Liu, B Latella and LC Zhang,  Key Engineering Materials, 196 (2001) 43-60.

Towards a Deeper Understanding of Plastic Deformation in Mono-Crystalline Silicon Download »
LC Zhang, I Zarudi, International Journal of Mechanical Science, 43(9) (2001) 1985-1996.

On the Limit of Surface Integrity of Alumina by Ductile-Mode Grinding Download »
I Zarudi and LC Zhang, Trans ASME, Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology, 122 (2000) 129-134.

Initiation of dislocation systems in alumina in single-point grinding Download »
I Zarudi and LC Zhang,  Journal of Materials Research, 14 (1999) 1430-1436.

On the mechanics and physics in the nano-indentation of silicon mono-crystals Download »
LC Zhang and H Tanaka,  JSME International Journal, Series A: Solid Mechanics & Material Engineering, 42 (1999) 546-559.

Structural Changes in Mono-Crystalline Silicon Subjected to Indentation – Experimental Findings Download »
I Zarudi and LC Zhang, Tribology International, 32 (1999) 701-712.

Effect of ultra-precision grinding on the microstructural change in silicon monocrystals Download »
I Zarudi and LC Zhang, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 84 (1998) 148-158.

Subsurface structure of alumina associated with single-point scratching Download »
I Zarudi, LC Zhang and D Cockayne,  Journal of Materials Science, 33 (1998) 1639-1654.

Subsurface damage in alumina induced by single point scratching Download »
I Zarudi, LC Zhang and Y W Mai,  Journal of Materials Science, 31 (1996) 905-914.

Subsurface damage in single-crystal silicon due to grinding and polishing Download »
I Zarudi and LC Zhang,  Journal of Materials Science Letters, 15 (1996) 586-587.

The plastic behaviour of silicon subjected to micro-indentation Download »
LC Zhang and M Mahdi,  Journal of Material Science 31 (1996) 5671-5676.

Grindability of some metallic and ceramic materials in CFG regimes Download »
LC Zhang, International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, 34 (1994) 1045-1057.