Selected Journal Publications (underline: graduate student authors; shaded/underline: undergraduate students)

Books and Chapters

  1. L. Peng, H. Zhang, P. Hemmer, and H. Liang, “Laser-Assisted Scanning Probe Alloying Nanolithography (LASPAN),“ Scanning Probe Microscopy in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Vol. III, Edited by B. Bhushan, Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, 2013. DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-25414-7__1.
  2. S. Joo and H. Liang, “SIMS,“ Encyclopedia of Tribology, Ed. YW Chuang and Q. Wang, Springer, 2012.
  3. H. Liang, “Chemical-Mechanical Polishing,“ Ed. Q. Wang and YW Chang, Springer, 2012.
  4. H. Liang and R. Cooper, “Tribological Aspects of Insects‘ Skin,“ Ed. YW Chung and Q. Wang, Springer, 2012.
  5. Y. Zhou, A. Rocha, C. Sanchez, and H. Liang, “Chapter 35, Assessment of Toxicity of Nanoparticles using Insects as Biological Models,“ Nanoparticles in Biology and Medicine. Methods and Applications, Edi.M. Soloviev, Humana Press. Springer Science + Business Media, LLC, 233 Spring St., New York, NY 10013, 2012.  Methods Mol Biol. 2012;906:423-33. doi: 10.1007/978-1-61779-953-2_35.
  6. P. Kar, M. Radovic, and H. Liang, “Tribofilm Formation using Ti2AlC Material,” Am. Cer. Soc., Cer. Trans., Nanolaminated Ternary Carbides, Advances in Nanomaterials and Nanostructures, Edi. K. Lu, N. Manjooran, M. Radovic, E. Medvedovski, E.A. Olevsky, C. Li, G. Singh, N. Chopra and G. Kckrell. Copyright © 2011 The American Ceramic Society, pp.187-195, 2011.
  7. M. Kulkarni, F. Gao, and H. Liang, “Chemical-mechanical Polishing (CMP): a Controlled Tribocorrosion Process,“ Tribocorrosion of Passive Metals and Coatings, Edi. Dieter & Mischler, Woodhead Publishing, 2011. ISBN 978-1-84569-966-6 (print) 978-0-85709-373-8 (online).
  8. L. Peng, H. Lee, and H. Liang, “Scanning Probe Alloying Nanolithography,” App. Scanning Probe Methods, Vol. 14, Edi. B. Bhushan, Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, 2010.
  9. H. Lee, K. Wang, T. Jee, and H. Liang, “Atomic Force Microscope Study of Piezoelectric Polymers,” Applied Scanning Probe Methods, Vol. 11-13, Edited by B. Bhushan, H. Fuchs and H. Yamada, Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, Chap. 23, pp.137-152, 2009.
  10. S. Guruzu, G. Xu, and H. Liang, “Friction-Induced Nucleation of Nanocrystals,” Edi. T.J. Chuang, P.M. Anderson, M.K. Wu, and S. Hsieh, Nanomechanics of Materials and Structures, Springer, ISBN 10 1-4020-3950-6, 2006.
  11. H. Liang and D. Crave, Tribology in Chemical Mechanical Planarization, CRC Press, ISBN: 0824725670, March, 2005.
  12. G. Totten and H. Liang, edi. Mechanical Tribology, Marcel Dekker, April, 2004.
  13. G. Totten and H. Liang, edi. Surface Modification and Mechanisms: Friction, Stress, and Reaction Engineering, Marcel Dekker, May 2004.
  14. H. Liang and B. Shi, Ch. 12, Biotribology, Manual of Physical, Chemical, and Tribological Processes, Edi. G. Totten and H. Liang, Marcel Dekker, ASTM Int. W. Conshohocken, PA, in press.
  15. 5. H. Liang, G. Totten, and G. Webster, Ch.35, Lubrication and Tribology Fundamentals, Manual on Fuels, Lubricants, and Standards: Application and Interpretation, Edi. G. Totten, R. Shah, and S. Wesbrook, Marcel Dekker, ASTM Int., W. Conshohocken, PA, 2003, pp.909-962.


  1. S. Joo and H. Liang, “Tribo-electrochemical Characterization of Copper Thin Films,” Electrochemica Acta, 99(0), 2013, pp. 133-137.
  2. S. Joo and H. Liang, “In Situ Characterization of Tribo-Electrochemical Effects on Topography of Patterned Copper Surfaces,” J. Electronic Matls., 2013, pp 1-9.
  3. X. He, S. Joo, H. Xiao, and H. Liang, “Boron-Based Nanoparticles for Chemical-Mechanical Polishing of Copper Films,” ECS J. Solid State Science and Technology, 2(1), 2013, pp.20-25.
  4. S. Joo and H. Liang, “Mechanisms of Step Height Reduction in Copper Chemical Mechanical Polishing (CMP),” Microelectronic Engineering, 98, Special Issue MNE 20122 – Part I, pp.12-18, 2012.
  5. F. Gao and H. Liang, “Effects of Potential and Mechanical Stimulation on Oxidation of Tantalum during Electrochemical-Mechanical Polishing,’ J. Elec. Matls., 41(3), 2012, pp. 624-631, 2012. 10.1007/s11664-011-1832-5.
  6. F. Gao and H. Liang, “Transformable Oxidation of Tantalum in Electrochemical-Mechanical Polishing of Tantalum," J. Electro. Matls., 40 (2), 2011, pp.134-140.
  7. F. Gao and H. Liang, “Material Removal Mechanisms in Electrochemical-Mechanical Polishing of Tantalum,” Electrochemica Acta, Vol. 54 (27), 2009, pp. 6808-6815. Available oline.
  8. F. Gao and H. Liang, “In Situ Observation of Friction-Induced Electrochemical Reactions and Impedance in Tantalum-ECMP,” J. Elecchem. Soc., 156, No.1, pp.H80-H86, 2009. Available online.
  9. P. Kar, K. Wang, and H. Liang, “Force-Dominated Non-Equilibrium Oxidation Kinetics of Tantalum,” Electrochimica Acta, Vol. 53, No.16 pp. 5084-5091, 2008. Availabe online.
  10. P. Kar, K. Wang, and H. Liang, “Oxidation of Tantalum with Mechanical Force,” Electrochem. & Solid-State Lett., Vol. 11, No. 2, pp.C13-C17, 2008. Available online.
  11. D. Ng, T.J. Sen, F. Gao, and H. Liang, “Friction and Wear Mode Comparison of Copper ElectroChemical-Mechanical Polishing (ECMP),” J. Elecchem. Soc., to appear in Vol. 155, No. 7, 2008. Available online.
  12. D. Ng, S. Kundu, M. Kulkarni, and H. Liang, “Role of Surfactant Molecules in Post-Chemical-Mechanical-Planarization Cleaning,” J. Elecchem. Soc., Vol. 155, No. 2, 2007.
  13. D. Ng and H. Liang, “Comparison of Interfacial Forces during Post-Chemical-Mechanical-Polishing Cleaning,” J. Trib. Vo. 130, No. 2, 2008, pp.021603-021608. Available onlin.
  14. D. Ng, P.Y. Huang, Y.R. Jeng, and H. Liang, “Nanoparticle Removal Mechanisms during Post-CMP Cleaning,” Electrochem. & Solid-State Lett., Vol. 10, No 8, 2007, H227-231. Selected to be published in the Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology, June 11, 2007.
  15. D. Ng, M. Kulkarni, J. Johnson, A. Zinovev, D. Yang, H. Liang, “Oxidation and Removal Mechanisms during Chemical-Mechanical Planarization”, Wear. Vol. 263, 7-12, 2007, pp. 1477-1483. Available online.
  16. M. Kulkarni, D. Greisen, D. Ng, and H. Liang, “New Approaches in Investigation of Removal Mechanisms during Copper Chemical-Mechanical Polishing,” J. ASTM Int., Vol. 3, No. 10, 2006.
  17. M. Kulkarni, D. Ng, M. Baker, R. Her, and H. Liang, “Electropotential-Stimulated Wear of Copper during Chemical Mechanical Planarization,” Wear, 2007, 263(7–12), pp 1470-1476.
  18. M. Kulkarni, M. Baker, D. Greisen, D. Ng, R. Griffin, and H. Liang, “Electrichemical Behavior of Cu during Chemical-Mechanical Polishing,” Tribology Lett., Vol. 25, No.1, 2007, pp.33-41.
  19. H. Liang, “Chemical Boundary Lubrication in Chemical-Mechanical Planarization,” Tribology International, 38, pp.235-242, 2005.
  20. E. Estragnat, D. Ng, M. Kulkarni, J.M. Martin, and H. Liang, “Preliminary Mathematical Removal-rate Model for Si CMP,” J. ASTM Int., Vol.2, No.6, 2005.
  21. G.H. Xu, H. Liang, J. Zhao, and Y.Z. Li, “Investigation of Copper Removal Mechanisms during CMP,” J. Elecchem. Soc., Vol.151, No.10, 2004, pp. G688-G692.
  22. E. Estragnate, G. Tang, H. Liang, S. Jahanmir, P. Pei,  and J.M. Martin, “Experimental Investigation on Mechanisms of Si CMP,” J. Elec. Matls., April 2004, pp.334-339.
  23. D. Ng, M. Kulkarni, G. Xu, R. Marvin, S. Meurer, and H. Liang, “Understanding Polymeric Pads during Pre-CMP Conditioning,” J. ASTM Int., Vol. 2, No. 5, pp.1-8, 2005.
  24. V. Prasad, M.O. Bloomfield, D.F. Richards, H. Liang, and T.S. Cale, “Modeling and Simulation of Plasma Enhanced Processing for Integrated Circuit Fabrication,” Vacuum, 65, 2002, pp.443-455.
  25. H. Liang and G. Xu, “Lubricating Behavior in Chemical-Mechanical Polishing of Copper,” Scripta Materialia, Vol. 46, No. 5, 2002, pp.343-347.
  26. G. Xu and H. Liang, “Effects of Electric Potential on Chemical-Mechanical Polishing of Copper,” J. Elec. Matls., Vol. 31, No. 4, 2002, pp.272-277.
  27. H. Liang, J.M. Martin, and R. Lee, “Influence of Oxides on Friction During Cu CMP,” IEEE & TMS, J. of Elec. Matls., Vol. 30, No. 4, 2001, pp.391-395.
  28. H. Liang, J.M. Martin, and T.L. Mogne, “Interfacial Transfer between Copper and Polyurethane in CMP," J. Elec. Matls., Vol. 31, No. 8, 2002, pp.872-878.
  29. J. Oung, J. Lee, and H. Liang, “Modeling of Polyurethane as CMP Pads,” J. of CMP, 1, 2000, pp.323-335.
  30. J. Larsen-Basse and H. Liang, “Probable Roles of Abrasive Particles in W CMP,” Wear, 233-235, 1999, pp. 647-654.
  31. O. Chekina, L. Keer, and H. Liang, "Wear-Contact Problems and Modeling of CMP," J. of Electrochem. Soc., 145, (6) 1998, pp. 2100-2106.
  32. G. Grover, H. Liang, and C.K. Huang, "Effect of Slurry Viscosity Modification on Oxide and Tungsten CMP," Wear, 212, 1998, pp. 10-13.
  33. H. Liang, F. Kaufman, R. Sevilla, and S. Anjur,“Wear Phenomena of Materials in Chemical-Mechanical Polishing,” Wear, 211, 1997, pp. 271-279.

Surface Properties and Nanostructured Materials

  1. D. Cristancho*, Y. Zhou*, R. Cooper, D. Huitink, F. Aksoy, Z. Liu, H. Liang, and J.M. Seminario, "Degradation of Polyvinyl-Alcohol under Mechano-Thermal Stretching,” J. Mol. Mod. DOI: 10.1007/s00894-013-1828-6. In press. *These authoers contributed equally.
  2. S. Kundu, A. Nelson, S. McCall, A. van Burren, H. Liang, “Shape-influenced Magnetic Properties of CoO Nanoparticles,” J. Nanoparticle Res., 15(5), 2013, pp 1-13.
  3. B. Konomi, S.S. Dhavala, J.Z. Huang, S. Kundu, D. Huitink, H. Liang, Y. Ding, B.K. Mallick, “Bayesian object classification of gold nanoparticles,” Annals Appl. Statis. 2012.  
  4. H.B. Radousky and H. Liang, “Energy Harvesting: an Integrated View of Materials, Devices and Applications (invited review),” Nanotechnology, Vol. 23, No. 50, 502001-36 (35pgs), 2012. doi:10.1088/0957-4484/23/50/502001.
  5. X. He, I. Demchenko, W. Stolte, An. Van Buuren, and H. Liang, “Synthesis and Transformation of Zn-doped PbS Quantum Dots,” J. Phys. Chem. C., 116 (41), 2012, pp. 22001-22008.
  6. Y. Zhou, Y. Kong, S. Kundu, J.D. Cirillo, and H. Liang, “Antibacterial Activities of Gold and Silver Nanoparticles Against Escherichia Coli and Bacillus Calmette-Guerin,” J. Nanobiotech., 10:19, 2012. doi:10.1186/1477-3155-10-19.
  7. C. Chiu, J. Gonzelez, M. Harlow, B. Vinson, and H. Liang, “Electrode-immune System Interface Monitor Through Neural Stimulation in American Cockroach (Periplaneta americana),” Electrochemica Acta, Vol. 60, 2012, pp. 81-87.
  8. C. Park, J.Z. Huang, D. Huitink, S. Kundu B.K. Mallick, H. Liang, and Y. Ding, “A Multi-stage, Semi-automated procedure for Analyzing the Morphology of Nanoparticles,” IIE Trans., 44(7), 2011, pp .507-522. DOI: 10.1080/074817X.2011.587867.
  9. S. Kundu and H. Liang, “Photo-Induced Formation of Size-selective Ag Nanoparticles and Their Interactions with Escherichia Coli”, J. Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, 222(1), 2011, pp. 25-33.
  10. S. Kundu and H. Liang, “Photo-induced formation of Semi-conducting Au-Ag aggregated branched nanoalloys on DNA template,” Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 377 (1-3), 2011, pp. 87-96.
  11. S. Kundu and H. Liang, “Shape-Selective Formation and Characterization of Catalytically Active Iridium Nanoparticles,” J. Colloid Interface Sci., 354 (2), 2011, pp. 597-606.
  12. L. Peng, H. Zhang, L.Q. Tang, P. Hemmer, and H. Liang, “Stress-Induced Nanostructures through Laser-Assisted Scanning Probe Microscopy (invited),” Scanning, 32 (5), 2010, pp.327–335. DOI: 10.1002/sca.20198
  13. D. Huitink, F. Gao, and H. Liang, “Tribo-Electrochemical Surface Modification of Tantalum using In Situ AFM Techniques (Invited),” Scanning, 32 (5),2010, pp.336-344.
  14. D. Huitink, F. Gao, K. Wang, and H. Liang, “In situ Monitoring of Tantalum during Electrochemical-Mechanically Induced Oxidation,” Elecchem. Solid State Lett., 13(9), 2010, pp.F16-F19.
  15. D. Huitink, S. Kundu, C. Park, B. Mallick, J. Huang, and H. Liang, “Nanoparticle Shape Evolution Identified through Multivariate Statistics,” J. Phys. Chem. A., 114, 2010, pp.5596–5600.
  16. S. Kundu and H. Liang, “Photo-induced Formation of Shape-selective Pt Nanoparticles,” Langmuir. 26 (9), 2010, pp.6720-6727. DOI: 10.1021/la904070n
  17. S. Kundu, D. Huitink, and H. Liang, “Formation and Catalytic Application of Electrically-Conductive Pt Nanowires,” J. Phys. Chem. C, 114 (17), 2010, pp.7700-7709.
  18. S. Kundu, D. Huitink, and H. Liang, “Formation of Electrically Conductive Palladium Nanowires on Polymer Scaffolds by Photochemical Approach,” Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 360(1–3), 2010, pp. 129-136.
  19. S. Kundu, K. Wang, S. Lau, and H. Liang, “Photochemical Synthesis of Shape-selective Palladium Nanocubes in Aqueous Solution,” J. Nanoparticle Research, 12(8), 2010, pp. 2799-2811.
  20. K. Wang, Z. Liu, T. Cruz, M. Salmetron, and H. Liang, "In Situ Spectroscopic Observation of Activation and Transformation of Tantalum Suboxides," J. Phys. Chem. A, 114 (7), 2010, pp. 2489–2497. DOI: 10.1021/jp910964s.
  21. S. Kundu, D. Huitink, K. Wang, and H. Liang, “Photochemical Formation of Electrically Conductive Silver Nanowires on Polymer Scaffolds,” Journal of Colloid & Interface Science, 344(2), 2010, pp. 334-342.
  22. S. Kundu, K. Wang, and H. Liang, “Photochemical Generation of Catalytically Active Shape Selective Rhodium Nanocubes,” J. Phys. Chem. C, 113(43), 2009, pp. 18570-18577.
  23. D. Huitink, L. Peng, R. Ribeiro, and H. Liang, “In Situ Observation of Stress-Induced Au-Si Phase Transformation,” App. Phys. Lett. 94(18), 2009, pp 183111-183113.
  24. K. Wang, N.J. Rangel, S. Kundu, J. Sotelo, R. Tovar, J. Seminario, and H. Liang, “Switchable Molecular Conductivity,” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 131 (30), 2009, pp.10336-10794. Cover article.
  25. S. Kundu, K. Wang, D. Huitink, and H. Liang, “Photo-induced Formation of Electrically Conductive thin Palladium Nanowires on DNA Scaffolds," Langmuir, 25(17), 2009, pp. 10146-10152.
  26. S. Kundu and H. Liang, “Shaped-Controlled Synthesis of Gold Nanoparticles,” J. Nanosci. Nanotech., Vol. 10, 1-9, 2009.
  27. S. Kundu, K. Wang, and H. Liang, “Size-Selective Synthesis and Catalytic Application of Polyelectrolyte Encapsulated Gold Nanoparticles using Microwave Irradiation," J. Phys. Chem. C. 113(13), 2009, pp. 5157-5163.
  28. S. Kundu, S. Lau, and H. Liang, “Shape Controlled Catalysis by CTAB Terminated Gold Nanospheres, Nanorods, and Nanoprisms," J. Phys. Chem. C, 113(13), 2009, pp. 5150-5156.
  29. S. Kundu, K. Wang, and H. Liang, “Size Controlled Synthesis and Self-assembly of Silver Nanoparticles within a Minute using Microwave Irradiation,” J. Phys. Chem., 113 (1), 2009, pp. 134–141.
  30. S. Kundu, H. Lee, and H. Liang, “Synthesis and Application of DNA-CdS Nanowires within a Minute using Microwave Irradiation,” Inorg. Chem., 5; 48(1), 2009, pp. 121-128.
  31. A. Pendleton, S. Kundu, and H. Liang, “Controlled Synthesis of Titanium Nanochains using a Template,” J. Nanoparticle Res., Vol. 11, 2009, pp.505-510.
  32. S. Kundu and H. Liang, “Microwave Synthesis of Electrically Conductive Gold Nanowires on DNA Scaffolds,” Langmuir, 24 (17), 2008, pp. 9668–9674.
  33. S. Kundu, L. Peng, and H. Liang, “A New Route to Obtain High-Yield Multiple Shaped Gold Nanoparticles in Aqueous Solution using Microwave Irradiation,” Inorg. Chem., 5; 48(1), 2009, pp. 121-128.
  34. S. Kundu and H. Liang, “Polyelectrolyte Mediated Non-micellar Synthesis of Monodisperse ‘Aggregates' of Gold Nanoparticles Using a Microwave Approach,“ Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, Vol. 330, Issues 2-3, Dec. 1, 2008, pp. 143-150.
  35. M.K. Yapici, H. Lee, J. Zou, and H. Liang, “Gold Coated Scanning Probes for Direct ‘Wire” of Sub-micron Metallic Structures,” Micro and Nano Lett., Vol. 3, No. 3,2008, pp.90-94.
  36. S. Kundu and H. Liang, “Photochemical Synthesis of Electrically Conductive CdS Nanowires on DNA Scaffolds,"Adv. Matls., 20 (4), 2008, p.826-831.
  37. M. Kulkarni, H. Lee, M. Sitton, and H. Liang, “Nucleation and Growth of Nanostructures due to Friction,” Int. J. Microstructure & Matl. Prop. (IJMMP), 3(6), 2008, pp.810-822.
  38. K. Wang, H. Liang, J.M. Martin, and T.L. Mongnue, “Effects of Energetic Ion Particles on Friction of Diamond-Like Carbon,” App. Phys. Lett., 91, 2007, pp. 051918-051921.
  39. R. Ribeiro, Z.W. Shan, A. Minor, and H. Liang, “In Situ Observation of Nano-sliding Wear,” Wear, 263(7–12), 2007, pp. 1556-1559.
  40. S. Ingole, A. Schwartzman, and H. Liang, “in situ Investigation of Nanoabrasive Wear of Silicon,” J. Tribology, Vol. 129, Jan. 2007, pp.11-16.
  41. S. Guruzu, M. Kulkarni, S. Ingole, H. G. Xu, C.F. Chen, and H. Liang, “Friction-Induced Nanocrystals on Si,” Wear, 259, 2005, pp.524-528.
  42. H. Liang, J.M. Martin, and T.L. Mogne, “Experimental Investigation of Low-Temperature Ice,” Acta Materialia, 51, No. 9, 2003, pp.2639-2647.
  43. G.H. Xu, H. Liang, J. Woodford, and J. Johnson, “Temperature Dependence of Diamond-Like Carbon Film Tribological Characteristics”, J. Am. Cer. Soc., 88, No.11, 2005, pp. 3110-3115.
  44. H. Liang, J.M. Martin, and Th. Le. Mongnue, “Friction-Induced Nanoequilibrium Phase Transformation of Low-Temp. Ice,” J. Appl. Phys., 97, No.4, No. 043525 FEB 15 2005.
  45. J.M. Martin, H. Liang, T.L. Mogne, and M. Malroux, "Low Temperature Friction in the XPS Analytical UHV Tribotester," Trib. Lett.,  Vol. 14, No. 1, Jan. 2003, pp.15-31.
  46. H. Liang, T. E. Fisher, M. Nauer, and C. Carry,”The Effect of Grain Boundary Phases on Mechanical Behavior of Zirconia,” J. Am. Cer. Soc., 76, (2), 1993, pp. 325-329.


  1. C.W. Chiu, X. He, and H. Liang, “Surface Modification of a Neural Sensor using Graphene,” Electrochemica Acta, 94(0), 2013, pp. 42-48.
  2. A. Rocha, L. Chen, C. Li, and H. Liang, “Protein Adhesion to Chromium Nitride Coatings,” Vacuum, 88, 2013, pp.169-172. 
  3. C.W. Chiu, C. Sanchez, Y. Zhou, J.M González, M. Harlow, S.B. Vinson, and H. Liang “In Vivo Neural Stimulation for Locomotion Control of Cockroaches,” Research Trends in Entomology, 8, 2012, pp. 63-67.
  4. Y. Zhou, C.W. Chiu, and H. Liang, "Interfacial Structures and Properties of Organic Materials for Biosensors: An Overview,” Sensors, 2(11), 2012, pp. 15036-62.
  5. Y. Zhou, A. Torres, L.X. Chen, Y. Kong, J. Cirillo, and H. Liang, “Fluid-shear Method to Evaluate Bacterial Adhesion on Glass Surfaces,” J. App. Phys., 112 (1), 2012, pp.014703-7.
  6. R. Ribeiro, S. Bandab, Z. Ounaies, H. Ucisik, M. Usta, and H. Liang, “A tribological and Biomimetic Study of PI-CNT Composites for Cartilage Replacement,” J. Matls. Sci., 47 (2),2012, pp. 649-658. DOI: 10.1007/s10853-011-5835-7.
  7. F. Feng, Y. Zhou, H. Yun, A. Rocha, T. Polcar, L. Cvrcek, and H. Liang, “Potential Application of a Ti-C:H Coating in Implants,” J. Am. Cer. Soc., 1–5, 2011. DOI: 10.1111/j.1551-2916.2011.05000.x
  8. A. Rocha, Y. Zhou, S. Kundu, J.M Gonzalez, B. Vinson, and H. Liang, “ In vivo observation of gold nanoparticles in the central nervous system of Blaberus discoidalis,” J. Nanobiotechnology, 9: 1-5, 2011. DOI:10.1186/1477-3155-9-5.
  9. R. Cooper, N. Nudo, J. Gonzalez, B. Vinson, and H. Liang, “Side-Dominance of Periplaneta Americana Persists Through Antenna Amputation,” J. Ins. Behav., 24(3), 2011, pp. 175-185.
  10. A. Pendleton, P. Kar, S. Kundu, S. Houssamy, and H. Liang, “Effects of Nanostructures on Boundary Lubrication for Potential Artificial Joint Applications,” J. Trib., 132 (3), 2010, pp.031201-031205.
  11. A. Rocha, K. Jian, G. Ko, and H. Liang, “Neuron Adhesion and Strengthening,” J. App. Phys., 108, 2010, pp.024702-024706. Selected to appear the Virtual J. of Bio. Phys. Res., Aug. 1, Vol. 20 (3) 2010.
  12. A. Rocha, M. Hahn, and H. Liang, “Critical-Fluid-Shear-Stress Analysis for Cell-Polymer Adhesion,” J. Matls. Sci., Vol. 45, 3, 2010, pp. 811-8.
  13. R. Ribeiro, P. Ganguly, D. Darensbourg, M. Usta, A. H. Ucisik, and H. Liang, “Biomimetic Study of a Polymeric Composite Material for Joint Repair Applications,” J. Matls. Res., Vol. 22, No. 6, 2007, pp. 1632-1639.
  14. R. Ribeiro, S. Ingole, M. Usta, C. Bindal, A. H. Ucisik and H. Liang, “Tribological investigation of tantalum boride coating under dry and simulated body fluid conditions”, Wear, Vol. 262, No. 11-12, 10 May 2007, pp.1380-1386.
  15. R. Ribeiro, S. Ingole, M. Usta, C. Bindal, A. H. Ucisik, and H. Liang, “A Tribological Comparison of Pure and Boronized Chromium,” J. Tribology, 128, 2006, pp.895-897.
  16. R. Ribeiro, S. Ingole, M. Usta, C. Bindal, A.H. Uciski, and H. Liang, “Tribological Characteristics of Boronized Niobium for Biojoint Applications,” Vacuum, 80, 2006, pp.1341-1345.
  17. R. Ribeiro, S. Ingole, P. Asthana, B. Shi, T. Kuhn, and H. Liang, “Biocomposites: Exploring Surface Texture for Cell Adhesion,” J. ASTM Int., Vol. 2, No. 8, 2005, pp.1-6.
  18. O.O. Ajayi, M.J. Soppet, A. Erdemir, G.R. Fenske, B. Shi, and H. Liang, “Assessment of Amorphous Carbon Coating for Artificial Joints Applications,” Trib. & Lubr. Tech., Oct. 2005, pp.40-48. Also in STLE Trib. Trans., Vol. 48, No. 2, April-June, 2005, Pp.190-198.
  19. H. Liang, B. Shi, A. Fairchild, and T. Cale, “Applications of Plasma Coatings in Artificial Joints: An Overview,” Vacuum, Vol. 73, No. 3-4, 2004, pp.317-326. 
  20. B. Shi, O.O. Ajayi, G. Fenske, A. Erdemir, and H. Liang, “Tribological Performance of some Alternative Bearing Materials for Artificial Joints,” Wear, 255, 2003, pp.1015-1021
  21. B. Shi and H. Liang, “Tribological Applications of Biomaterials: An Overview,” Scientia Sinica, Series A, Mathematics, Physics, Astronomy, Vol. 44 Supp., Aug. 2001, pp. 297-306.

Piezoelectric Materials

  1. M. Cleveland and H. Liang, “Magnetocaloric Piezoelectric Composites for Energy Harvesting,” Smart Materials and Structures, 21, 2012, 047002-08. doi:10.1088/0964-1726/21/4/047002
  2. H. Liang, R. Cooper, and J. Files, “Phase Transformation of Poly (Vinylidene Difluoride) in Energy Harvesting (invited outstanding article),” J. Matls. Res., 26 (01), 2011, pp.1-8.
  3. H. Lee, R. Cooper, M.K. Yapici, J. Zou, and H. Liang, “Formation of One-dimensional Nanostructures using Atomic Force Microscope,” IEEE Trans. Nanotech., v10, n2, March 2011, pp. 310-318. DOI: 10.1109/TNANO.2010.2040190.
  4. K. Wang, H. Lee, R. Cooper, and H. Liang, “Time Resolved, Stress Induced, and Anisotropic Phase Transformation of a Piezoelectric Polymer,” App. Physics A, 95(2), 2009, pp. 435-441.
  5. H. Lee, R. Cooper, K. Wang, and H. Liang, “Nano-Scale Characterization of a Piezoelectric Polymer (Polyvinylidene Difluoride, PVDF),“ Sensors, 8 (11), 2008, pp.7359-7368.
  6. H. Lee, R. Cooper, B. Mika, D. Clayton, R. Garg, J.M. González, S.B. Vinson, S. Khatri, and H. Liang, “Polymeric Sensors to Monitor Cockroach Locomotion”, IEEE Sensors J., Vol. 7, No. 12, 2007, pp.1698-1702.
  7. S. Mani, R. Perez, H. Lee, Z. Ounaies, W. Hung, and H. Liang, “Effects of Applied Potential on Friction of a Piezoelectric Material,” J. Trib., 129, 10, 2007, pp. 836-840.
  8. T. Jee, H. Lee, B. Mika, and H. Liang, “Effects of Microstructures of PVDF on Surface Adhesive Forces,” Tri. Lett., Vol. 26, No. 2, May 2007, pp.125-130.

Surface Engineering and Tribology

  1. H. Xiao, K. Wang, G. Fox, M. Belin, J. Fontaine, and H. Liang, “Spatial Evolution of Friction of a Textured Wafer Surface,” Friction, 1(1), 2013, pp 92-97.
  2. Y. Zhou, D. Huitink, and H. Liang, “Lubrication Behavior of Slug Mucus”, Materials Performance and Characterization, 1(1), 2012. DOI: 10.1520/MPC20120021.
  3. M. Sanders, S. Joo, F. Di Bella, and H. Liang, “Tribological Evaluation of Titanium and Aluminum Alloys Exposed to Hydrogen in Wet Conditions,” J. ASTM Int., 1(1), 2012, pp.1-19. Coden: MPCACD.
  4. B. Barkley, C. Sanchez, and H. Liang, “In Situ Strengthening of the Aluminum-based Gadolinium Alloy Composite for Tribological Applications,” J. Trib., 134 (1), 2012, pp.011603-12.
  5. D. Huitink, T. Zarin, M. Sanders, S. Kundu, and H. Liang, “Effects of Particle-induced Crystallization on Tribological Behavior of Polymer Nanocomposites,“  J. Trib., 133 (2), 2011, pp. 021603-12.  DOI: 10.1115/1.4003562.
  6. M. Sanders, F. Di Bella, and H. Liang, “Mechanical Behavior of Aluminum Alloys during Small Punch Test,” J. Testing and Eval., 39 (5), 2011, pp.946-953.
  7. M. Sanders, F. Di Bella, and H. Liang, “Small-Scale Mechanical Characterization of Aluminum and Titanium Alloys,” J. Testing and Eval., 39(1), 2011, pp. 1-7.
  8. G. Fox and H. Liang, “Wear Evaluation of High-Performance Inconel Alloys,” J. Trib., 132 (4), 2010, pp. 021603-021609.
  9. H. Yun, F. Gao, S. Durdu, A. Polat, M. Usta, A.H. Ucisik, and H. Liang, “Evaluation of Microarc Oxidized Coatings on Pure Magnesium,” Front. App. Plas. Tech., 3 (1), 2010, pp.40-44.
  10. K. Wang, S. Kundu, H. Lee, and H. Liang, “Formation of Silver Nanochains through Mechanoactivation," J. Phys. Chem. C, 113 (19), 2009, pp. 8112–8117.
  11. L. Peng, H. Lee, W. Teizer, and H. Liang, “Nanowear of Gold and Silver against Silicon,” Wear, 2009, 267(5–8), pp 1177-1180.
  12. R. Cooper, H. Lee, J.M. González, J. Butler, S.B. Vinson, and H. Liang, “Lubrication and Surface Properties of Roach Cuticle,” J. Trib., Vol.131, Iss.1, 2009.
  13. P. Kar, P. Asthana, and H. Liang, “Formation and Characterization of Tribofilms,” J. Tribo., Vol. 130, 2008, pp. 04201-042306 .
  14. J. Baxi, P. Kar, A. Polat, M. Usta, A. Ucisik, and H. Liang“Tribological Characterization of Micro Arc Oxidized Alumina Coatings for Biological Applications,” Vacuum, Vol. 83, 2008, pp. 217-222.
  15. P. Asthana, M. Usta, A. H. Ucisik, and H. Liang, “Wear and Surface Characterization of Boronized Pure Iron”, J. Tribology, Vol. 129, Jan. 2007, pp.1-10.
  16. M. Usta, I. Ozbek, C. Bindal, A.H. Ucisik, S. Ingole, and H. Liang, “A Comparative Study of Borided Pure Niobium, Tungsten, and Chromium,” Vacuum, 80, 2006, pp.1321-1325.
  17. G.H. Xu, H. Liang, J. Liu, and G. Totten, "Engine Tribology and Surface Modification Technology", Jinshu Rechuli, (Heat Treatment of Metals (China)), Vol. 31, No. 2, 2006, p.1-11.
  18. G.E. Totten, L.C. Franceschini, H. Liang, “Hydraulic Cavitation From A Sonomaterials Science Perspective: A Review,” SAE, 2005-01-4173, pp.363-371, 2005.
  19. L.C.F. Canale, G. Xu, H. Liang, J. Liu, and G.E. Totten, "Surface Engineered Coatings and Surface Additive Interactions for Boundary Film Formation to Reduce Frictional Losses in the Automotive Industry: A Review". SAE Technical Paper Series, Paper Number 05-SFL-51(2005-01-2180), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May, 2005.
  20. S. Ingole, H. Liang, M. Ustab, C. Bindalc, and A.H. Ucisikd, “Multi-scale Wear of a Boride Coating on Tungsten,” Wear, 259, 2005, pp.849-860.
  21. T.Zho, A.S. Kulkarni, S. Meurer, and H. Liang, “Kinetics of Carbon Deposition for Natural Gas Transportation under High Temperature,” World J. Eng., Vol.1, No.1, 2004, pp.65-74.
  22. G.H. Xu, , J.H. Lee, H. Liang, and D. Georing, “Tribological Properties Sold-Lubricating Coatings on Cylinder Bore at Low Temperature,” Wear, Vol. 257, 1-2, 2004, pp. 59-65.
  23. H.G. Xu, H. Liang, G. Totten, and J.J. Liu, “Engine Tribology and Surface Modification Technology, an Overview,” Surface Engineering, J. Inzynieria Powierzchni, 4, 2004, pp.8-19.
  24. H. Liang, H.G. Xu, and G. Totten, “Mechanical and Corrosive Wear of Heat Treated Materials and Protection with Coating, An Overview,” Surface Engineering, J. Inzynieria Powierzchni, 3, 2004, pp.3-13.
  25. G.H. Xu, M. Zhu, J. Liu, Z. Zhou, and H. Liang, “The Effect of Pre-treatment of Substrate on Fretting Tribological Behavior of MoS2 Coatings,” Wear, 255, 2003, pp.246-252.
  26. B. Shi, X. Lu, J. Luo, D. Chen, and H. Liang, “Frictional Properties of Molecular Thin Films,” Surf. Interface. Anal., 32, 2001, pp.283-285.
  27. B. Shi, X. Lu, R. Zou, J. Luo, D. Chen, H. Liang, and L. Huang “Observations of the Topography and Friction Properties of Macromolecular Thin Films at the Nanometer Scale,” Wear, 251, No. 1-12, 2001, pp.1177-1182.
  28. J. Lee, H. Xu, and H. Liang, “Experimental and Numerical Analysis of Friction and Wear Behavior of Polycarbonate,” Wear, 251, No. 1-12, 2001, pp.1541-1557.
  29. H. Liang and S. Jahanmir, “Boric Acid as an Additive for Core-Drilling of Alumina,” ASME Trans., J. of Tribology, 117 (1) 1995, pp. 65-73.


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