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Dr Haixue Yan

Academic Fellow

Department School of Engineering and Materials Science
 Engineering E405, Mile End
Telephone +44 (0)20 7882 5164
Email h.x.yan@qmul.ac.uk
Homepage http://www.sems.qmul.ac.uk/h.x.yan

Research Keywords

Ferroelectrics, Ceramics, Thermoelectrics, Spark Plasma Sintering, Nanotechnology

Research Interests

My research includes Spark Plasma Sintering (SPS) and functional materials with textured, nano- and metastable structures. I propose to undertake fundamental research on these novel functional materials and their sintering kinetics.

My main research collaborations include, Stockholm University in Sweden on SPS, University of California-Davis in USA on transparent ceramics, Penn State University on ferroelectrics for energy storage,  Sunchon University in South Korea on phosphors, Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, Chinese Academy of Sciences in China on ferroelectric ceramics, Tsinghua University on multiferroics,  University College London (UCL) on biomaterials, Oxford University on superconductor materials, Imperial College on energy materials.

My industrial collaborators include, NPL-National Physical Laboratory (Advanced Capacitors for Energy Storage) in the UK, QinetiQ (high Tc ferroelectric ceramics), SINTEC (SPS, structural ceramics, armour materials), Nanocyl (CNT-ceramics composites) Virbrometer, Ferroperm and Kisler (high Tc ferroelectrics), DSTL-Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (hard ceramics, nanomaterials), AWE (varistors) and ETL (thermoelectrics)

Funded projects:

  1. InnovTEG project (EU), An innovative very low-cost thermo-electric technology for large-scale renewable solar energy applications,  http://www.innovteg.com/index.html
  2. Size Effect in Lead-Free Bi0.5Na0.5TiO3 Ceramics for Energy Storage, PhD studentship, Syfer Technology Ltd and Nanoforce Technology Ltd.
  3. Size effect in lead-free piezoelectric ceramics, The China Scholarship Council (CSC), PhD studentship.
  4. Lead-free antiferroelectircs for energy storage, The China Scholarship Council (CSC), PhD studentship.
  5. Advanced Capacitors for Energy Storage, TSB.
  6. Lead-free materials for energy storage, Royal Academy of Engineering Research Exchange Award.
  7. EPSRC: PRINTEG - Advanced manufacturing for low-cost Thermo-electric device fabrication.

Key Publications

MAHAJAN A, Zhang H, Wu J, Ramana EV, Reece M and Yan H (2017). Effect of Phase Transitions on Thermal Depoling in Lead-Free 0.94(Bi0.5Na0.5TiO3)-0.06(BaTiO3) Based Piezoelectrics. American Chemical Society  The Journal of Physical Chemistry C  10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b12501

Li Z, Ma J, Gao Z, Viola G, Koval V, Mahajan A, Li X, Jia C, Nan C and Yan H (2016). Room temperature magnetoelectric coupling in intrinsic multiferroic Aurivillius phase textured ceramics. Royal Society of Chemistry  Dalton Transactions  vol. 45, (36) 14049-14052. 10.1039/c6dt02703b

Tian Y, Jin L, Zhang H, Xu Z, Wei X, Politova ED, Stefanovich SY, Tarakina NV, Abrahams I and Yan H (2016). High energy density in silver niobate ceramics. Journal of Materials Chemistry A  vol. 4, (44) 17279-17287. 10.1039/c6ta06353e

Tan Y, Zhang J, Wu Y, Wang C, Koval V, Shi B, Ye H, McKinnon R, Viola G and Yan H (2015). Unfolding grain size effects in barium titanate ferroelectric ceramics. Sci Rep  vol. 5, 10.1038/srep09953

Viola G, McKinnon R, Koval V, Adomkevicius A, Dunn S and Yan H (2014). Lithium-induced phase transitions in lead-free Bi0.5Na 0.5TiO3 based ceramics. Journal of Physical Chemistry C  vol. 118, (16) 8564-8570. 10.1021/jp500609h

2017

Li F, Chen G, Liu X, Zhai J, Shen B, Zeng H, Li S, Li P, Yang K and Yan H (2017). Phase-composition and temperature dependence of electrocaloric effect in lead-free Bi0.5Na0.5TiO3-BaTiO3-(Sr0.7Bi0.2?0.1)TiO3 ceramics. Journal of The European Ceramic Society  10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2017.06.033

YAN H (2017). Type?I pseudo?first?order phase transition induced electrocaloric effect in lead?free Bi0.5Na0.5TiO3?0.06BaTiO3 ceramics. Aip Publishing  Applied Physics Letters  10.1063/1.4983029

Huang Y, Zhang H, Auger MA, Hong Z, Ning H, Gorley MJ, Grant PS, Reece MJ, Yan H and Roberts SG (2017). Microstructural comparison of effects of hafnium and titanium additions in spark-plasma-sintered Fe-based oxide-dispersion strengthened alloys. Journal of Nuclear Materials  vol. 487, 433-442. 10.1016/j.jnucmat.2017.02.030

MAHAJAN A, Zhang H, Wu J, Ramana EV, Reece M and Yan H (2017). Effect of Phase Transitions on Thermal Depoling in Lead-Free 0.94(Bi0.5Na0.5TiO3)-0.06(BaTiO3) Based Piezoelectrics. American Chemical Society  The Journal of Physical Chemistry C  10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b12501

YAN H (2017). Terbium-induced phase transitions and weak ferromagnetism in multiferroic bismuth ferrite ceramics. Royal Society of Chemistry  Journal of Materials Chemistry C  vol. 5, 2336-2336. 10.1039/c6tc04060h

Jiang Q, Yang J, Xin J, Zhou Z, Zhang D and Yan H (2017). Carriers concentration tailoring and phonon scattering from n-type zinc oxide (ZnO) nanoinclusion in p- and n-type bismuth telluride (Bi2Te3): Leading to ultra low thermal conductivity and excellent thermoelectric properties. Journal of Alloys and Compounds  vol. 694, 864-868. 10.1016/j.jallcom.2016.10.076

2016

Chen K, Du B, Bonini N, Weber C, Yan H and Reece MJ (2016). Theory-Guided Synthesis of an Eco-Friendly and Low-Cost Copper Based Sulfide Thermoelectric Material. Journal of Physical Chemistry C  vol. 120, (48) 27135-27140. 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b09379

Li Z, Ma J, Gao Z, Viola G, Koval V, Mahajan A, Li X, Jia C, Nan C and Yan H (2016). Room temperature magnetoelectric coupling in intrinsic multiferroic Aurivillius phase textured ceramics. Royal Society of Chemistry  Dalton Transactions  vol. 45, (36) 14049-14052. 10.1039/c6dt02703b

Wang C, Wu D, Grasso S, Saunders T, Castle E, Yan H and Reece MJ (2016). Growth of SiC platelets using contactless flash technique. Nippon Seramikkusu Kyokai Gakujutsu Ronbunshi/Journal of The Ceramic Society of Japan  vol. 124, (9) 845-847. 10.2109/jcersj2.16160

Tian Y, Jin L, Zhang H, Xu Z, Wei X, Politova ED, Stefanovich SY, Tarakina NV, Abrahams I and Yan H (2016). High energy density in silver niobate ceramics. Journal of Materials Chemistry A  vol. 4, (44) 17279-17287. 10.1039/c6ta06353e

Sun Y, Li Z, Zhang H, Yu C, Viola G, Fu S, Koval V and Yan H (2016). Lead free Bi3TaTiO9 ferroelectric ceramics with high Curie point. Elsevier  Materials Letters  vol. 175, 79-81. 10.1016/j.matlet.2016.04.034

Le Goupil F, McKinnon R, Koval V, Viola G, Dunn S, Berenov A, Yan H and Alford NM (2016). Tuning the electrocaloric enhancement near the morphotropic phase boundary in lead-free ceramics. Sci Rep  vol. 6, 28251-28251. 10.1038/srep28251

Huang M, Tunnicliffe LB, Zhuang J, Ren W, Yan H and Busfield JJC (2016). Strain-Dependent Dielectric Behavior of Carbon Black Reinforced Natural Rubber. Macromolecules  vol. 49, (6) 2339-2347. 10.1021/acs.macromol.5b02332

Chen C, Gao Z, Yan H and Reece MJ (2016). Crystallographic Structure and Ferroelectricity of (AxLa1-x)2Ti2O7 (A = Sm and Eu) Solid Solutions with High Tc. Journal of The American Ceramic Society  vol. 99, (2) 523-530. 10.1111/jace.13970

Du B, Chen K, Yan H and Reece MJ (2016). Efficacy of lone-pair electrons to engender ultralow thermal conductivity. Scripta Materialia  vol. 111, 49-53. 10.1016/j.scriptamat.2015.05.031

2015

Ning H, Yan H and Reece MJ (2015). A High Curie Point Ferroelectric Ceramic Ca3(VO4)2. Ferroelectrics  vol. 487, (1) 94-100. 10.1080/00150193.2015.1070653

Tan Y, Zhang J, Wu Y, Wang C, Koval V, Shi B, Ye H, McKinnon R, Viola G and Yan H (2015). Unfolding grain size effects in barium titanate ferroelectric ceramics. Sci Rep  vol. 5, 10.1038/srep09953

Gao ZP, Shi B, Ye H, Yan HX and Reece MJ (2015). Ferroelectric and dielectric properties of Nd2-xCexTi2O7 ceramics. Advances in Applied Ceramics  vol. 114, (4) 191-197. 10.1179/1743676114Y.0000000221

Zhang H, Huang Y, Ning H, Williams CA, London AJ, Dawson K, Hong Z, Gorley MJ, Grovenor CRM, Tatlock GJ, Roberts SG, Reece MJ, Yan H and Grant PS (2015). Processing and microstructure characterisation of oxide dispersion strengthened Fe-14Cr-0.4Ti-0.25Y<inf>2</inf>O<inf>3</inf> ferritic steels fabricated by spark plasma sintering. Journal of Nuclear Materials  vol. 464, 61-68. 10.1016/j.jnucmat.2015.04.029

Li C, Khaliq J, Ning H, Wei X, Yan H and Reece MJ (2015). Study on properties of tantalum-doped La2Ti2O7 ferroelectric ceramics. Journal of Advanced Dielectrics  vol. 5, (1) 10.1142/S2010135X15500058

Chen C, Ning H, Lepadatu S, Cain M, Yan H and Reece MJ (2015). Ferroelectricity in Dion-Jacobson ABiNb2O7 (A = Rb, Cs) compounds. Journal of Materials Chemistry C  vol. 3, (1) 19-22. 10.1039/c4tc02136c

Chen C, Zhuang H, Zhu X, Zhang D, Zhou K and Yan H (2015). Effect of Ca substitution sites on dielectric properties and relaxor behavior of Ca doped barium strontium titanate ceramics. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics  vol. 26, (4) 2486-2492. 10.1007/s10854-015-2710-3

Khaliq J, Li C, Chen K, Shi B, Ye H, Grande AM, Yan H and Reece MJ (2015). Reduced thermal conductivity by nanoscale intergrowths in perovskite like layered structure La2Ti2O7. Journal of Applied Physics  vol. 117, (7) 10.1063/1.4908209

Tan Y, Zhang J, Wang C, Viola G and Yan H (2015). Enhancement of electric field-induced strain in BaTiO3 ceramics through grain size optimization. Physica Status Solidi (a) Applications and Materials Science  vol. 212, (2) 433-438. 10.1002/pssa.201431233

Huang JB, Yang B, Yu CY, Zhang GF, Xue H, Xiong ZX, Viola G, Donnan R, Yan HX and Reece MJ (2015). Microwave and terahertz dielectric properties of MgTiO3-CaTiO3 ceramics. Materials Letters  vol. 138, 225-227. 10.1016/j.matlet.2014.09.122

Bai W, Xi J, Zhang J, Shen B, Zhai J and Yan H (2015). Effect of different templates on structure evolution and large strain response under a low electric field in <00l>-textured lead-free BNT-based piezoelectric ceramics. Journal of The European Ceramic Society  vol. 35, (9) 2489-2499. 10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2015.03.016

Li C, Wei X, Fang L, Yan H and Reece MJ (2015). Dielectric relaxation and electrical conductivity in Ca<inf>5</inf>Nb<inf>4</inf>TiO<inf>17</inf> ceramics. Ceramics International  vol. 41, (8) 9923-9930. 10.1016/j.ceramint.2015.04.071

Yazdani B, Porwal H, Xia Y, Yan H, Reece MJ and Zhu Y (2015). Role of synthesis method on microstructure and mechanical properties of graphene/carbon nanotube toughened Al<inf>2</inf>O<inf>3</inf> nanocomposites. Ceramics International  vol. 41, (8) 9813-9822. 10.1016/j.ceramint.2015.04.054

2014

Li C, Wei X, Fang L, Yan H and Reece MJ (2014). Dielectric relaxation and electrical conductivity in Ca5Nb4TiO17 ceramics. Elsevier Ltd  Ceramics International  10.1016/j.ceramint.2015.04.071

Viola G, Tan Y, McKinnon RA, Wei X, Yan H and Reece MJ (2014). Short range polar state transitions and deviation from Rayleigh-type behaviour in Bi0.5Na0.5TiO3-based perovskites. Applied Physics Letters  vol. 105, (10) 10.1063/1.4895559

Jiang Q, Yan H, Khaliq J, Shen Y, Simpson K and Reece MJ (2014). Enhancement of thermoelectric properties by atomic-scale percolation in digenite CuxS. Journal of Materials Chemistry A  vol. 2, (25) 9486-9489. 10.1039/c4ta01250j

Jiang Q, Yan H, Khaliq J, Ning H, Grasso S, Simpson K and Reece MJ (2014). Large ZT enhancement in hot forged nanostructured p-type Bi 0.5Sb1.5Te3 bulk alloys. Journal of Materials Chemistry A  vol. 2, (16) 5785-5790. 10.1039/c3ta13952b

Viola G, McKinnon R, Koval V, Adomkevicius A, Dunn S and Yan H (2014). Lithium-induced phase transitions in lead-free Bi0.5Na 0.5TiO3 based ceramics. Journal of Physical Chemistry C  vol. 118, (16) 8564-8570. 10.1021/jp500609h

Koval V, Skorvanek I, Reece M, Mitoseriu L and Yan H (2014). Effect of dysprosium substitution on crystal structure and physical properties of multiferroic BiFeO3 ceramics. Journal of The European Ceramic Society  vol. 34, (3) 641-651. 10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2013.10.002

Charles S, Evans J, Reece MJ and Yan HX (2014). High field ZnO varistors prepared by spark plasma sintering. Advances in Applied Ceramics  vol. 113, (2) 94-97. 10.1179/1743676113Y.0000000087

Gao Z, Shi B, Ye H, Yan H and Reece MJ (2014). Reply to the Comment on The Effect of Barium Substitution on the Ferroelectric Properties of Sr2Nb2O7 Ceramics [J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 96 [4] 1163-1170 (2013)]. Journal of The American Ceramic Society  vol. 97, (2) 662-663. 10.1111/jace.12730

Khaliq J, Jiang Q, Yang J, Simpson K, Yan H and Reece MJ (2014). Utilizing the phonon glass electron crystal concept to improve the thermoelectric properties of combined Yb-stuffed and Te-substituted CoSb 3. Scripta Materialia  vol. 72-73, 63-66. 10.1016/j.scriptamat.2013.10.021

Chen C, Jiang Q, Wei X, Abrahams I, Yan H, Yan H, Reece MJ and Reece MJ (2014). Three layer perovskite-like structured Pr3Ti2TaO11 ferroelectrics with super-high curie point. Journal of The American Ceramic Society  vol. 97, (11) 3624-3630. 10.1111/jace.13189

Koval V, Skorvanek I and Yan H (2014). Low-temperature magnetic and dielectric anomalies in rare-earth-substituted BiFeO 3 ceramics. Journal of The American Ceramic Society  vol. 97, (12) 3729-3732. 10.1111/jace.13328

Liu J, Li Z, Yan H and Jiang K (2014). Spark plasma sintering of alumina composites with graphene platelets and silicon carbide nanoparticles. Advanced Engineering Materials  vol. 16, (9) 1111-1118. 10.1002/adem.201300536

2013

Zhang B, Zhao Q, Chang A, Yan H and Wu Y (2013). MgAl2O4-LaCr0.5Mn0.5O 3 composite ceramics for high temperature NTC thermistors. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics  vol. 24, (11) 4452-4456. 10.1007/s10854-013-1424-7

Viola G, Boon Chong K, Eriksson M, Shen Z, Zeng J, Yin Q, Kan Y, Wang P, Ning H, Zhang H, Fitzpatrick ME, Reece MJ and Yan H (2013). Effect of grain size on domain structures, dielectric and thermal depoling of Nd-substituted bismuth titanate ceramics. Applied Physics Letters  vol. 103, (18) 10.1063/1.4827537

Ning H, Yan H, Gao Z, Wei X and Reece MJ (2013). Effect of donor dopants cerium and tungsten on the dielectric and electrical properties of high Curie point ferroelectric strontium niobate. Ceramics International  vol. 39, (7) 7669-7675. 10.1016/j.ceramint.2013.03.019

Liu J, Yan H and Jiang K (2013). Mechanical properties of graphene platelet-reinforced alumina ceramic composites. Ceramics International  vol. 39, (6) 6215-6221. 10.1016/j.ceramint.2013.01.041

Viola G, Ning H, Wei X, Deluca M, Adomkevicius A, Khaliq J, John Reece M and Yan H (2013). Dielectric relaxation, lattice dynamics and polarization mechanisms in Bi0.5Na0.5TiO3-based lead-free ceramics. Journal of Applied Physics  vol. 114, (1) 10.1063/1.4812383

Li C, Wei X, Yan H, Reece MJ and Ye H (2013). Microwave dielectric properties of CaO-La2O3-Nb 2O5-TiO2 ceramics. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics  vol. 24, (6) 1947-1954. 10.1007/s10854-012-1039-4

Gao ZP, Yan HX, Ning HP, Wilson R, Wei XY, Shi B, Ye H and Reece MJ (2013). Piezoelectric and dielectric properties of Ce substituted La2Ti2O7 ceramics. Journal of The European Ceramic Society  vol. 33, (5) 1001-1008. 10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2012.11.015

Gao Z, Ning H, Chen C, Wilson R, Shi B, Ye H, Yan H and Reece MJ (2013). The effect of barium substitution on the ferroelectric properties of Sr2 Nb2 O7 Ceramics. Journal of The American Ceramic Society  vol. 96, (4) 1163-1170. 10.1111/jace.12121

Li G, Yang J, Xiao Y, Fu L, Peng J, Deng Y, Zhu P and Yan H (2013). Effect of Fe Substitution on Thermoelectric Properties of Fe (x) In4-x Se-3 Compounds. Journal of Electronic Materials  vol. 42, (4) 675-678. 10.1007/s11664-012-2392-z

Gao ZP, Yan HX, Ning HP and Reece MJ (2013). Ferroelectricity of Pr2Ti2O7 ceramics with super high Curie point. Advances in Applied Ceramics  vol. 112, (2) 69-74. 10.1179/1743676112Y.0000000030

Wei X, Yan H, Wang T, Hu Q, Viola G, Grasso S, Jiang Q, Jin L, Xu Z and Reece MJ (2013). Reverse boundary layer capacitor model in glass/ceramic composites for energy storage applications. Journal of Applied Physics  vol. 113, (2) 10.1063/1.4775493

Jiang Q, Ning H, Zhang Q, Cain M, Reece MJ and Yan H (2013). Active ferroelectricity in nanostructured multiferroic BiFeO3 bulk ceramics. Journal of Materials Chemistry C  vol. 1, (36) 5628-5631. 10.1039/c3tc31140f

Viola G, Saunders T, Wei X, Chong KB, Luo H, Reece MJ and Yan H (2013). Contribution of piezoelectric effect, electrostriction and ferroelectric/ferroelastic switching to strain-electric field response of dielectrics. Journal of Advanced Dielectrics  vol. 03, (01) 1350007-1350007. 10.1142/S2010135X13500070

Ning H, Yan H, Gao Z, Wei X and Reece MJ (2013). Effect of donor dopants cerium and tungsten on the dielectric and electrical properties of high Curie point ferroelectric strontium niobate. Ceramics International  10.1016/j.ceramint.2013.03.019

2012

Liu J, Yan H, Reece MJ and Jiang K (2012). Toughening of zirconia/alumina composites by the addition of graphene platelets. Journal of The European Ceramic Society  vol. 32, (16) 4185-4193. 10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2012.07.007

Li C, Wei X, Yan H and Reece MJ (2012). Microwave dielectric properties of La 3Ti 2TaO 11 ceramics with perovskite-like layered structure. Journal of The European Ceramic Society  vol. 32, (16) 4015-4020. 10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2012.06.002

Gao Z, Viola G, Milsom B, Whitaker I, Yan H and Reece MJ (2012). Kinetics of Densification and Grain Growth of Pure Tungsten During Spark Plasma Sintering. Metallurgical and Materials Transactions B-Process Metallurgy and Materials Processing Science  vol. 43, (6) 1608-1614. 10.1007/s11663-012-9704-9

Shen Z, Yan H, Grüner D, Belova LM, Sakamoto Y, Hu J, Nan CW, Höche T and Reece MJ (2012). Ferroelectric ceramics with enhanced remnant polarization by ordered coalescence of nano-crystals. Journal of Materials Chemistry  vol. 22, (44) 23547-23552. 10.1039/c2jm32191b

Viola G, Ning H, Reece MJ, Wilson R, Correia TM, Weaver P, Cain MG and Yan H (2012). Reversibility in electric field-induced transitions and energy storage properties of bismuth-based perovskite ceramics. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics  vol. 45, (35) 10.1088/0022-3727/45/35/355302

Chaudhry AA, Yan H, Viola G, Reece MJ, Knowles JC, Gong K, Rehman I and Darr JA (2012). Phase stability and rapid consolidation of hydroxyapatite-zirconia nano-coprecipitates made using continuous hydrothermal flow synthesis. Journal of Biomaterials Applications  vol. 27, (1) 79-90. 10.1177/0885328212444483

Lee GCB, Su S, Li J, Sugden K, Roohpour N, Yan H and Ye H (2012). Analysis of femtosecond laser surface patterning on bulk single-crystalline diamond. Journal of Experimental Nanoscience  vol. 7, (6) 662-672. 10.1080/17458080.2012.724181

Chintapalli RK, Jimenez-Pique E, Marro FG, Yan H, Reece M and Anglada M (2012). Spherical instrumented indentation of porous nanocrystalline zirconia. Journal of The European Ceramic Society  vol. 32, (1) 123-132. 10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2011.07.037

2011

Eriksson M, Yan H, Viola G, Ning H, Gruner D, Nygren M, Reece MJ and Shen Z (2011). Ferroelectric domain structures and electrical properties of fine-grained lead-free sodium potassium niobate ceramics. Journal of The American Ceramic Society  vol. 94, (10) 3391-3396. 10.1111/j.1551-2916.2011.04510.x

Jiang Q, Liu F, Yan H, Ning H, Libor Z, Zhang Q, Cain M and Reece MJ (2011). Magneto-electric properties of multiferroic Pb(Zr0.52Ti 0.48)O3-NiFe2O4 nanoceramic composites. Journal of The American Ceramic Society  vol. 94, (8) 2311-2314. 10.1111/j.1551-2916.2011.04665.x

Chaudhry AA, Yan HX, Gong KN, Inam F, Viola G, Reece MJ, Goodall JBM, Rehman IU, McNeil-Watson FK, Corbett JCW, Knowles JC and Darr JA (2011). High-strength nanograined and translucent hydroxyapatite monoliths via continuous hydrothermal synthesis and optimized spark plasma sintering. Acta Biomater  vol. 7, (2) 791-799. 10.1016/j.actbio.2010.09.029

Yan H, Inam F, Viola G, Ning H, Zhang H, Jiang Q, Zeng T, Gao Z and Reece MJ (2011). THE CONTRIBUTION OF ELECTRICAL CONDUCTIVITY, DIELECTRIC PERMITTIVITY AND DOMAIN SWITCHING IN FERROELECTRIC HYSTERESIS LOOPS., Editors: Yao X. J. Adv Dielectrics  vol. 1, 107-118. 10.1142/S2010135X11000148

2010

Zeng T, Yan HX and Reece MJ (2010). Effect of point defects on thermal depoling behavior of bismuth layer-structured ferroelectric ceramics. J Appl Phys  vol. 108, (9) 10.1063/1.3499627

Zhang HT, Yan HX and Reece MJ (2010). Microstructure and electrical properties of Aurivillius phase (CaBi2Nb2O9)(1-x)(BaBi2Nb2O9)(x) solid solution. J Appl Phys  vol. 108, (1) 10.1063/1.3457229

Weng XL, Brett D, Yufit V, Shearing P, Brandon N, Reece M, Yan HX, Tighe C and Darr JA (2010). Highly conductive low nickel content nano-composite dense cermets from nano-powders made via a continuous hydrothermal synthesis route. Solid State Ionics  vol. 181, (17-18) 827-834. 10.1016/j.ssi.2010.04.014

Inam F, Yan HX, Peijs T and Reece MJ (2010). The sintering and grain growth behaviour of ceramic-carbon nanotube nanocomposites. Compos Sci Technol  vol. 70, (6) 947-952. 10.1016/j.compscitech.2010.02.010

Zhang H, Yan H and Reece MJ (2010). High temperature lead-free relaxor ferroelectric: Intergrowth Aurivillius phase BaBi2Nb2O9-Bi4Ti 3O12 ceramics. Journal of Applied Physics  vol. 107, (10) 10.1063/1.3380847

Inam F, Yan HX, Tu W and Reece M (2010). Sparking advanced ceramics. Mater World  vol. 18, (5) 26-28.

Ning HP, Yan HX and Reece MJ (2010). Piezoelectric Strontium Niobate and Calcium Niobate Ceramics with Super-High Curie Points. J Am Ceram Soc  vol. 93, (5) 1409-1413. 10.1111/j.1551-2916.2009.03587.x

Inam F, Yan H, Reece MJ and Peijs T (2010). Structural and chemical stability of multiwall carbon nanotubes in sintered ceramic nanocomposite. Adv Appl Ceram  vol. 109, (4) 240-245. 10.1179/174367509X12595778633336

Yan HX, Ning HP, Zhang HT and Reece MJ (2010). Textured high Curie point piezoelectric ceramics prepared by spark plasma sintering. Adv Appl Ceram  vol. 109, (3) 139-142. 10.1179/174367509X12502621261334

Chintapalli R, Mestra A, Marro FG, Yan H, Reece M and Anglada M (2010). Stability of Nanocrystalline Spark Plasma Sintered 3Y-TZP. Materials  vol. 3, (2) 800-814. 10.3390/ma3020800

Eriksson M, Yan HX, Nygren M, Reece MJ and Shen ZJ (2010). Low temperature consolidated lead-free ferroelectric niobate ceramics with improved electrical properties. J Mater Res  vol. 25, (2) 240-247. 10.1557/JMR.2010.0034

Inam F, Yan HX, Jayaseelan DD, Peijs T and Reece MJ (2010). Electrically conductive alumina-carbon nanocomposites prepared by Spark Plasma Sintering. Journal of The European Ceramic Society  vol. 30, (2) 153-157. 10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2009.05.045

2009

Chintapalli R, Marro FG, Valle JA, Yan H, Reece MJ and Anglada M (2009). Degradation resistance of 3Y-TZP ceramics sintered using spark plasma sintering. Iop Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering  vol. 5, 10.1088/1757-899X/5/1/012014

Zeng T, Yan HX, Ning HP, Zeng JT and Reece MJ (2009). Piezoelectric and Ferroelectric Properties of Bismuth Tungstate Ceramics Fabricated by Spark Plasma Sintering. J Am Ceram Soc  vol. 92, (12) 3108-3110. 10.1111/j.1551-2916.2009.03344.x

Yan HX, Ning HP, Kan YM, Wang PL and Reece MJ (2009). Piezoelectric Ceramics with Super-High Curie Points. J Am Ceram Soc  vol. 92, (10) 2270-2275. 10.1111/j.1551-2916.2009.03209.x

Zhang H, Yan H, Ning H, Reece MJ, Eriksson M, Shen Z, Kan Y and Wang P (2009). The grain size effect on the properties of Aurivillius phase Bi 3.15Nd0.85Ti3O12 ferroelectric ceramics. Nanotechnology  vol. 20, (38) 10.1088/0957-4484/20/38/385708

Dancer CEJ, Prabhakaran D, Basoglu M, Yanmaz E, Yan H, Reece M, Todd RI and Grovenor CRM (2009). Fabrication and properties of dense ex situ magnesium diboride bulk material synthesized using spark plasma sintering. Supercond Sci Tech  vol. 22, (9) 10.1088/0953-2048/22/9/095003

Zhang HT, Yan HX and Reece MJ (2009). The effect of Nd substitution on the electrical properties of Bi3NbTiO9 Aurivillius phase ceramics. J Appl Phys  vol. 106, (4) 10.1063/1.3205006

Jiang QH, Liu FT, Nan CW, Lin YH, Reece MJ, Yan HX, Ning HP and Shen ZJ (2009). High-temperature ferroelectric phase transition observed in multiferroic Bi0.91La0.05Tb0.04FeO3. Applied Physics Letters  vol. 95, (1) 10.1063/1.3158952

2008

Zhang X, Yan H and Reece MJ (2008). Effect of a site substitution on the properties of CaBi2Nb 2O9 ferroelectric ceramics. Journal of The American Ceramic Society  vol. 91, (9) 2928-2932. 10.1111/j.1551-2916.2008.02564.x

Inam F, Yan H, Reece MJ and Peijs T (2008). Dimethylformamide: an effective dispersant for making ceramic-carbon nanotube composites. Nanotechnology  vol. 19, (19) 10.1088/0957-4484/19/19/195710

Sohn KS, Kwak JH, Jung YS, Yan HX and Reece MJ (2008). Luminescence of Sr2SiO4-xN2x/3 : Eu2+ phosphors prepared by spark plasma sintering. J Electrochem Soc  vol. 155, (2) J58-J61. 10.1149/1.2817892

2007

Liu J, Shen Z, Yan H, Reece MJ, Kan Y and Wang P (2007). Dielectric, piezoelectric, and ferroelectric properties of grain-orientated Bi3.25La0.75Ti3O12 ceramics. J Appl Phys  vol. 102, (10) 10.1063/1.2812697

Inam F, Yan H, Zhang R, Peijs T and Reece M (2007). Firing on all cylinders. Materials World  vol. 15, (10) 24-25.

Zhou ZY, Li YC, Yang LH, Dong XL and Yan HX (2007). Effect of annealing on dielectric behavior and electrical conduction of W6+ doped Bi3TiNbO9 ceramics. Appl Phys Lett  vol. 90, (21) 10.1063/1.2740189

2006

Zhou ZY, Dong XL and Yan HX (2006). Lanthanum distribution and dielectric properties of Bi3-xLaxTiNbO9 bismuth layer-structured ceramics. Scripta Mater  vol. 55, (9) 791-794. 10.1016/j.scriptamat.2006.07.014

Yan HX, Reece MJ, Liu J, Shen ZJ, Kan YM and Wang PL (2006). Effect of texture on dielectric properties and thermal depoling of Bi4Ti3O12 ferroelectric ceramics. J Appl Phys  vol. 100, (7) 10.1063/1.2356092

Yan HX, Zhang HT, Ubic R, Reece M, Liu J and Shen ZJ (2006). Orientation dependence of dielectric and relaxor behaviour in Aurivillius phase BaBi2Nb2O9 ceramics prepared by spark plasma sintering. J Mater Sci-Mater El  vol. 17, (9) 657-661. 10.1007/s10854-006-0017-0

Yan HX, Zhang HT, Zhang Z, Ubic R and Reece MJ (2006). B-site donor and acceptor doped Aurivillius phase Bi3NbTiO9 ceramics. J Eur Ceram Soc  vol. 26, (13) 2785-2792. 10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2005.07.056

Zhou ZY, Dong XL, Huang SM and Yan HX (2006). Dielectric relaxation of La3+-modified Bi3TiNbO9 Aurivillius phase ceramics. J Am Ceram Soc  vol. 89, (9) 2939-2942. 10.1111/j.1551-2916.2006.01166.x

Zhou ZY, Dong XL, Yan HX, Chen H and Mao CL (2006). Doping effects on the electrical conductivity of bismuth layered Bi3TiNbO9-based ceramics. J Appl Phys  vol. 100, (4) 10.1063/1.2245210

Zhou ZY, Dong XL, Chen H and Yan HX (2006). Structural and electrical properties of W6+-doped Bi3TiNbO9 high-temperature piezoceramics. J Am Ceram Soc  vol. 89, (5) 1756-1760. 10.1111/j.1551-2916.2006.00957.x

2005

Yan HX, Zhang HT, Reece MJ and Dong XL (2005). Thermal depoling of high Curie point Aurivillius phase ferroelectric ceramics. Appl Phys Lett  vol. 87, (8) 10.1063/1.2034121

Yan HX, Zhang HT, Ubic R, Reece MJ, Liu J, Shen ZJ and Zhang Z (2005). A lead-free high-Curie-point ferroelectric ceramic, CaBi2Nb2O9. Adv Mater  vol. 17, (10) 1261-+. 10.1002/adma.200401860

Shen ZJ, Liu J, Grins J, Nygren M, Wang PL, Kan YM, Yan HX and Sutter U (2005). Effective grain alignment in Bi4Ti3O12 ceramics by superplastic-deformation-induced directional dynamic ripening. Adv Mater  vol. 17, (6) 676-+. 10.1002/adma.200401127

Ye HT, Yan HX and Jackman RB (2005). Dielectric properties of single crystal diamond. Semicond Sci Tech  vol. 20, (3) 296-298. 10.1088/0268-1242/20/3/007

2004

Yan HX, Zhang Z, Zhu WM, He LX, Yu YH, Li CG and Zhou JG (2004). The effect of (Li,Ce) and (K,Ce) doping in Aurivillius phase material CaBi4Ti4O15. Mater Res Bull  vol. 39, (9) 1237-1246. 10.1016/j.materresbull.2004.04.020

Zhang Z, Yan HX, Xiang PH, Dong XL and Wang YL (2004). Grain orientation effects on the properties of a bismuth layer-structured ferroelectric (BLSF) Bi3NbTiO9 solid solution. J Am Ceram Soc  vol. 87, (4) 602-605. 10.1111/j.1551-2916.2004.00602.x

2003

Zhang Z, Yan HX, Dong XL and Wang YL (2003). Structural and electrical properties of Bi3NbTiO9 solid solution. J Inorg Mater  vol. 18, (6) 1377-1380.

Zhang Z, Yan HX, Dong XL and Wang YL (2003). Preparation and electrical properties of bismuth layer-structured ceramic Bi3NbTiO9 solid solution. Mater Res Bull  vol. 38, (2) 241-248. 10.1016/S0025-5408(02)01032-2

2002

Yan HX, Li CG, Zhou JG, Zhu WM, He LX, Song YX and Yu YH (2002). Influence of sintering temperature on the properties of high T-c bismuth layer structure ceramics. Mat Sci Eng B-Solid  vol. 88, (1) 62-67. 10.1016/S0921-5107(01)00752-8

Song YX, Li CE and Yan HX (2002). SrBi2Ta2O9 powder synthesized by molten salt methods. J Inorg Mater  vol. 17, (1) 145-148.

2001

Yu YH, Feng CD, Yao WL, Yang Y, Li CE and Yan HX (2001). Formation of magnesium niobates in the MgO-Nb2O5 system and the effects of Fe2O3. J Mater Sci Lett  vol. 20, (24) 2189-2191. 10.1023/A:1017920630981

Yu YH, Feng CD, Li CG, Yang Y, Yao WL and Yan HX (2001). Formation of columbite-type precursors in the mixture of MgO-Fe2O3-Nb2O5 and the effects on fabrication of perovskites. Mater Lett  vol. 51, (6) 490-499. 10.1016/S0167-577X(01)00341-X

Yu YH, Feng CD, Yang Y, Li CE and Yan HX (2001). Effects of various precursor process routes on the properties of lead-based ferroelectric ceramics in PFN-PMN binary system. J Inorg Mater  vol. 16, (6) 1128-1138.

Yan HX, Li C, Zhou JG, Zhu WM, He LX, Song YX and Yu YH (2001). Effects of A-site (NaCe) substitution with Na-deficiency on structures and properties of CaBi4Ti4O15-based high- Curie-temperature ceramics. Jpn J Appl Phys 1  vol. 40, (11) 6501-6505. 10.1143/JJAP.40.6501

He LX, Gao M, Li CE, Zhu WM and Yan HX (2001). Effects of Cr2O3 addition on the piezoelectric properties and microstructure of PbZrxTiy(Mg1/3Nb2/3)(1-x-y)O-3 ceramics. J Eur Ceram Soc  vol. 21, (6) 703-709. 10.1016/S0955-2219(00)00256-9

Yu YH, Feng C, Li CG, Yang Y and Yan HX (2001). Effects of processing routes on structures and dielectric properties of lead iron niobate-lead magnesium niobate binary system. Jpn J Appl Phys 1  vol. 40, (4A) 2348-2356. 10.1143/JJAP.40.2348

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