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Additive Manufacturing Nanomaterials and Nanostructures

Additive Manufacturing Nanomaterials and Nanostructures

Graphic of Composite Bending Dominated Hollow Nanolattices: A Stiff, Cyclable Mechanical Metamaterial
  • X. Xu, Q. Zhang, M. Hao, Y. Hu, Z. Lin, L. Peng, T. Wang, X. Ren, C. Wang, Z. Zhao, C. Wan, H. Fei, L. Wang, J. Zhu, H. Sun, W. Chen, T. Du, B. Deng, G.J. Cheng, I. Shakir, C. Dames, T.S. Fisher, X. Zhang, H. Li, Y. Huang, and X. Duan, “Hyperbolic Ceramic Aerogels as Double-Negative-Index Mechanical and Thermal Metamaterials for Thermal Superinsulation”, Science, (2019), 363, 723-727. 

  • Chenqi Yi, Shuyuan Qu, Haoning Qi, Yufeng Zhang, Gary J. Cheng, "Optical force brush enabled free space painting of 4D functional structures", Science Advances, (2023).

  • Q. Zhang, D. Lin, B. Deng, X. Xu, Q. Nian, S. Jin, K.D. Leedy, H. Li and G.J. Cheng, “Flyweight, Superelastic, Electrically Conductive and Flaming Retardant 3D Multi-Nanolayer Graphene/Ceramic Metamaterial”, Advanced Materials (2017). 29(28), doi: 10.1002/adma.201605506. “Metamaterials: Graphene makes ceramics multifunctional”, Research Highlight in Nature Reviews Materials, Published online 20 Jun 2017; doi:10.1038/natrevmats.2017.44 

  • L. Tong, Z. Xiong, Y. Shen, Y. Peng, X. Huang, L. Ye*, M. Tang, F. Cai, H. Zheng*, J. Xu*, G.J. Cheng*,  X.F. Zhu*, "Acoustic Meta-skin Insulator", Advanced Materials, (2020).

  • Deng, R Xu, K Zhao, Y Lu, S Ganguli, GJ Cheng, “Composite bending-dominated hollow nanolattices: A stiff, cyclable mechanical metamaterial”, Materials Today, (2018)

  • Biwei Deng, Gary J. Cheng, "Soap Bubble Inspired Mechanical Metamaterials Approaching Theoretical Bound of Stiffness across Full Density Range", (2020), Materials Horizons, DOI: 10.1039/D0MH01408G 

  • D. Lin, M. Motlag, M. Saei, S. Jin, R.M. Rahimi, D. Bahr, G.J. Cheng, “Shock engineering the additive manufactured graphene-metal nanocomposite with high density nanotwins and dislocations for ultra-stable mechanical properties”, Acta Materialia, Volume 150, (2018), 360-372.

  • D Lin, CR Liu, GJ Cheng, “Single Layer Graphene Oxide Reinforced Metal Matrix Composites by Laser Sintering: Microstructure and Mechanical Property Enhancement”, Acta Materialia, Vol.80, 183–193, (2014) DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2014.07.038.

  • Danilo de Camargo Branco, Eshan Ganju, Licong An, Nikhilesh Chawla, and Gary J. Cheng, "Elucidating the Role of Pulse Shaping on Defects Formation in High-Purity Aluminum Fabricated by Powder Bed Fusion", Additive Manufacturing, (2023).

  • T Shu, N Hu, F Liu, GJ Cheng, "Nanoparticles induced intragranular and dislocation substructures in powder bed fusion for strengthening of high-entropy-alloy", Materials Science and Engineering A, (2023).

  • Danilo de Camargo Branco, Luize Scalco de Vasconcelos, Licong An, Kejie Zhao, and Gary J. Cheng, "Ultrastrong Pure Aluminum Structure with Gradient via Selective Pulsed Laser Melting: Computation framework and experiments, Journal of mechanics and Physics of Solids, (2021), Vol. 151, (2021), 104391. 

  • D Lin, Q Nian, S Jin, W Wang, B Deng, Y Hu, GJ Cheng, "Three-Dimensional Printing of Complex Structures: Man Made or toward Nature?", ACS Nano, 8 (10), pp 9710–9715. (2014) DOI: 10.1021/nn504894j

  • Tiancheng Xia, Rui Yu, Jun Yuan, Chenqi Yi, Lijun Ma, Feng Liu, Gary J. Cheng, "Ultrahigh sensitivity flexible pressure sensors based on 3D-printed hollow microstructures for electronic skins", (2020), Advanced Materials Technology. DOI: 10.1002/admt.202000984

  • Biwei Deng, Rong Xu, Xiaokang Wang, Licong An, Kejie Zhao*, Gary J. Cheng*, “Roll to Roll Manufacturing of Fast charging, Mechanically Robust 0D/2D nanolayered Si-graphene Anode with Well-Interfaced and Defect Engineered Structures”, Energy Storage Materials, (2019), 

  • Li, Dong; Huang, Xinyi ; Huang, Yanan ; Yuan, Jun; Huang, Da; Cheng, Gary; Zhang, Lina; Chang, Chunyu, "Additive Printed All-Cellulose Membranes with Hierarchical Structure for Highly Efficient Separation of Oil/Water Nanoemulsions", ACS Applied Materials and Interface, (2019). 

  • Rui Yui, Tiancheng Xia, Bang Wu, Jun Yuan, Lijun Ma, Gary J. Cheng, and Feng Liu, "Highly Sensitive Flexible Piezoresistive Sensor with 3D Conductive Network", ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces,(2020).

  • Dong Li, Jun Yuan, Qaoyun Cheng, Peng Wei, Gary J. Cheng, Chunyu Chang, "Additive Printing of Recyclable Anti-Counterfeiting Patterns with Sol−Gel Cellulose Nanocrystal Inks", Nanoscale, (2021). 

  • Z. Hu, F. Chen, D. Lin, Q. Nian, P. Parandoush, X. Zhu, Z. Shao, G.J. Cheng, “Laser Additive Manufacturing Bulk Graphene Copper Nanocomposites”, Nanotechnology, 28 (2017), 445705.

  • Lin, D., Jin, S., Zhan, F., Wang, Y., Wang, C., Zhou, C., Cheng, G.J., “3D stereolithography printing of graphene oxide reinforced complex architectures", Nanotechnology, (2015), 26(43):434003. DOI: 10.1088/0957-4484/26/43/434003.

  • Q. Nian, M. Saei, Y. Hu, B. Deng, S. Jin, G.J. Cheng, “Additive Roll Printing Activated Cold Welding of 2D Crystal and 1D Nanowire Layers for Flexible Transparent Conductor and Planer Energy Storage ”, Extreme Mechanics Letters, (2016), DOI:10.1016/j.eml.2016.02.014

  • Huanrui Yang, Chunpeng Song, Tiancheng Xia,Shifeng Li, Dingyue Sun, Feng Liu, Gary J. Cheng, "Ultrafast Transformation of PbI2 in Two-Step Fabrication of Halide Perovskite Film for Long-Term Performance and Stability via Nanosecond Laser Shock Annealing", Journal of Materials Chemistry C, (2021), DOI: 10.1039/d1tc02475b

  • Z. Hu, D. Lin, G.J. Cheng, et al. “Laser sintered graphene nickel nanocomposites”, Journal of Materials Processing and Technology, V.231, pp.143–150 (2016) DOI:10.1016/j.jmatprotec.2015.12.022

  • D Lin, C Ye. YL Liao, S Suslov, CR Liu, GJ Cheng, “Mechanism of fatigue performance enhancement in a laser sintered superhard nanoparticles reinforced nanocomposite followed by laser shock peening”, Journal of Applied Physics, 113, 133509. (2013)

  • D Lin, CR Liu, GJ Cheng, "Laser Sintering of Separated and Uniformly distributed Multiwall Carbon Nanotubes Integrated Iron Nanocomposites", Journal of Applied Physics, 115, 113513.(2014)

  • Jun Yuan, Xiao Lei, Chenqi Yi, Haoqing Jiang, Feng Liu, Gary J. Cheng, "3D-printed hierarchical porous cellulose/alginate/carbon black hydrogel for high-efficiency solar steam generation", Chemical Engineering Journal, (2021), Volume 430, Part 2, 132765.

  • Yuan, Jun; Yi, Chenqi; Jiang, Haoqing; Liu, Feng; Cheng, Gary, "Direct Ink Writing of Hierarchically Porous Cellulose/Alginate Monolithic Hydrogel as Highly Effective Adsorbents for Environmental Applications", (2020), ACS Applied Polymer Materials, DOI: 10.1021/acsapm.0c01002.

  • Lijun Ma, Lei Xiao, Shifeng Li, Shuailong Guo, Jun Yuan, Xiaotian Li, Gary J. Cheng and Feng Liu, A 3D Flexible Piezoresistive Sensor Based on Surface-Filled Graphene Nanosheets Conductive Layer, Sensors and Actuators: A. Physical, (2021), Volume 332, 113144,

  • Y Zhang, GJ Cheng, "Pulsed Laser Coating of Bioceramic/Metallic Nanoparticles on Metal Implants: multiphysics simulation and experiments", IEEE Transactions on NanoBioscience, 10(3), 177-186. (2011)

  • L Wang, UJ Erasquin, M Zhao, L Ren, MY Zhang, GJ Cheng, Y Wang,C Cai, “Stability, Antimicrobial Activity, and Cytotoxicity of Poly(amidoamine) Dendrimers on Titanium Substrates”, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, (2011) DOI:10.1021/am2004398.

  • Y Zhang, GJ Cheng, “Continuous Mode Laser Coating of Hydroxyapatite/Titanium Nanoparticles on Metallic Implants: Multiphysics Simulation and Experimental Verification”, Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, 133(2), 021010. (2011)

  • Y Zhang, GJ Cheng, U Erasquin, C Cai, “Laser Engineered Multilayer Coating of BCP/Ti Nanocomposite on Titanium Implants”, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 3 (2), pp 339–350. (2011)

  • Y Zhang, GJ Cheng, “Nanoscale size dependence on pulsed laser sintering of hydroxyapatite/titanium particles on metal implants”, Journal of Applied Physics, 108, 113112. (2010)