Research Output 2009 2018

  • 297 Citations
  • 10 h-Index
  • 31 Article
  • 5 Conference contribution
  • 2 Comment/debate
  • 1 Review article
2018

Fabricating graphene-titanium composites by laser sintering PVA bonding graphene titanium coating: Microstructure and mechanical properties

Hu, Z., Chen, F., Xu, J., Ma, Z., Guo, H., Chen, C., Nian, Q., Wang, X. & Zhang, M. Feb 1 2018 In : Composites Part B: Engineering. 134, p. 133-140 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Graphite
Titanium
Nanocomposites
Sintering
Coatings
2017
laser annealing
microwaves
annealing
scanning
Microwaves
2 Citations

Flyweight, Superelastic, Electrically Conductive, and Flame-Retardant 3D Multi-Nanolayer Graphene/Ceramic Metamaterial

Zhang, Q., Lin, D., Deng, B., Xu, X., Nian, Q., Jin, S., Leedy, K. D., Li, H. & Cheng, G. J. 2017 (Accepted/In press) In : Advanced Materials.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Flame Retardants
Graphite
Metamaterials
Flame retardants
Graphene

Laser additive manufacturing bulk graphene-copper nanocomposites

Hu, Z., Chen, F., Lin, D., Nian, Q., Parandoush, P., Zhu, X., Shao, Z. & Cheng, G. J. Oct 6 2017 In : Nanotechnology. 28, 44, 445705

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

3D printers
Graphite
Copper
Nanocomposites
Lasers
2016
17 Citations

3D nanostructured inkjet printed graphene: Via UV-pulsed laser irradiation enables paper-based electronics and electrochemical devices

Das, S. R., Nian, Q., Cargill, A. A., Hondred, J. A., Ding, S., Saei, M., Cheng, G. J. & Claussen, J. C. Sep 21 2016 In : Nanoscale. 8, 35, p. 15870-15879 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Graphite
Laser beam effects
Pulsed lasers
Electronic equipment
Graphene
2 Citations

Additive roll printing activated cold welding of 2D crystals and 1D nanowires layers for flexible transparent conductor and planer energy storage

Nian, Q., Saei, M., Hu, Y., Deng, B., Jin, S. & Cheng, G. J. Dec 1 2016 In : Extreme Mechanics Letters. 9, p. 531-545 15 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Cold welding
Energy storage
Nanowires
Printing
Crystals

Corrigendum to "Laser sintered graphene nickel nanocomposites" [J. Mater. Process. Technol. 231 (2016) 143-150]

Hu, Z., Tong, G., Lin, D., Nian, Q., Shao, J., Hu, Y., Saei, M., Jin, S. & Chen, G. J. Sep 1 2016 In : Journal of Materials Processing Technology. 235, p. 105 1 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewComment/debate

7 Citations

Laser sintered graphene nickel nanocomposites

Hu, Z., Tong, G., Lin, D., Nian, Q., Shao, J., Hu, Y., Saei, M., Jin, S. & Cheng, G. J. May 1 2016 In : Journal of Materials Processing Technology. 231, p. 143-150 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Graphene
Nanocomposites
Nickel
Laser
Lasers
9 Citations

Laser sintered single layer graphene oxide reinforced titanium matrix nanocomposites

Hu, Z., Tong, G., Nian, Q., Xu, R., Saei, M., Chen, F., Chen, C., Zhang, M., Guo, H. & Xu, J. May 15 2016 In : Composites Part B: Engineering. 93, p. 352-359 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Graphite
Titanium
Oxides
Nanocomposites
Lasers
1 Citations

Numerical simulation of temperature field distribution for laser sintering graphene reinforced nickel matrix nanocomposites

Hu, Z., Saei, M., Tong, G., Lin, D., Nian, Q., Hu, Y., Jin, S., Xu, J. & Cheng, G. J. 2016 In : Journal of Alloys and Compounds. 688, p. 438-448 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Graphite
Nickel
Nanocomposites
Temperature distribution
Sintering
2015
20 Citations

Crystalline Nanojoining Silver Nanowire Percolated Networks on Flexible Substrate

Nian, Q., Saei, M., Xu, Y., Sabyasachi, G., Deng, B., Chen, Y. P. & Cheng, G. J. Oct 27 2015 In : ACS Nano. 9, 10, p. 10018-10031 14 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Silver
Nanowires
Crystalline materials
Substrates
nanowires

Crystalline photoactive copper indium diselenide thin films by pulsed laser crystallization of nanoparticle-inks at ambient conditions

Nian, Q., Zhang, M. Y., Lin, D., Das, S., Shin, Y. C. & Cheng, G. J. 2015 In : RSC Advances. 5, 71, p. 57550-57558 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Pulsed lasers
Ink
Indium
Crystallization
Nanoparticles

Erratum: Charge carrier transport and collection enhancement of copper indium diselenide photoactive nanoparticle-ink by laser crystallization (Applied Physics Letters (2014) 105 (111909))

Nian, Q., Zhang, M. Y., Wang, Y., Das, S. R., Venkataprasad Bhat, S., Huang, F. & Cheng, G. J. Mar 2 2015 In : Applied Physics Letters. 106, 9, 099901

Research output: Research - peer-reviewComment/debate

3 Citations

Highly transparent conductive electrode with ultra-low HAZE by grain boundary modification of aqueous solution fabricated alumina-doped zinc oxide nanocrystals

Nian, Q., Callahan, M., Look, D., Efstathiadis, H., Bailey, J. & Cheng, G. J. Jun 1 2015 In : APL Materials. 3, 6, 062803

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Zinc Oxide
Aluminum Oxide
Aluminum
Nanocrystals
Oxide films
2 Citations

Large scale laser crystallization of solution-based alumina-doped zinc oxide (AZO) Nanoinks for highly transparent conductive electrode

Nian, Q., Callahan, M., Saei, M., Look, D., Efstathiadis, H., Bailey, J. & Cheng, G. J. Oct 30 2015 In : Scientific Reports. 5, 15517

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

zinc oxides
oxide films
aluminum oxides
crystallization
electrodes
7 Citations

Laser direct writing of crystalline Fe2O3 atomic sheets on steel surface in aqueous medium

Lin, D., Kumar, P., Jin, S., Liu, S., Nian, Q. & Cheng, G. J. Oct 1 2015 In : Applied Surface Science. 351, p. 148-154 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Steel
Crystalline materials
Lasers
ferric oxide
Iron oxides
1 Citations

Preparation and Effect of Lighting on Structures and Properties of GSH Capped ZnSe QDs

Ding, L., Peng, Z., Zhou, P., Cheng, G. J., Nian, Q., Lin, D., Zhou, J. & Liang, Y. Nov 1 2015 In : Journal of Fluorescence. 25, 6, p. 1663-1669 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Semiconductor quantum dots
Lighting
Quantum Dots
work environment
Ultraviolet Rays
1 Citations

Pulse laser deposition fabricated InP/Al-ZnO heterojunction solar cells with efficiency enhanced by an i-ZnO interlayer

Nian, Q., Montgomery, K. H., Zhao, X., Jackson, T., Woodall, J. M. & Cheng, G. J. Sep 22 2015 In : Applied Physics A: Materials Science and Processing. 121, 3, p. 1219-1226 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

laser deposition
indium phosphides
heterojunctions
interlayers
solar cells
12 Citations

Single-Layer Graphene as a Barrier Layer for Intense UV Laser-Induced Damages for Silver Nanowire Network

Das, S. R., Nian, Q., Saei, M., Jin, S., Back, D., Kumar, P., Janes, D. B., Alam, M. A. & Cheng, G. J. Nov 24 2015 In : ACS Nano. 9, 11, p. 11121-11133 13 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

barrier layers
ultraviolet lasers
graphene
nanowires
silver
8 Citations

Water flattens graphene wrinkles: Laser shock wrapping of graphene onto substrate-supported crystalline plasmonic nanoparticle arrays

Hu, Y., Lee, S., Kumar, P., Nian, Q., Wang, W., Irudayaraj, J. & Cheng, G. J. Dec 21 2015 In : Nanoscale. 7, 47, p. 19885-19893 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Graphene
Nanoparticles
Crystalline materials
Lasers
Substrates
2 Citations

Welding of Semiconductor Nanowires by Coupling Laser-Induced Peening and Localized Heating

Rickey, K. M., Nian, Q., Zhang, G., Chen, L., Suslov, S., Bhat, S. V., Wu, Y., Cheng, G. J. & Ruan, X. Nov 3 2015 In : Scientific Reports. 5, 16052

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

peening
welding
nanowires
heating
lasers
2014
6 Citations

Charge carrier transport and collection enhancement of copper indium diselenide photoactive nanoparticle-ink by laser crystallization

Nian, Q., Zhang, M. Y., Wang, Y., Das, S. R., Bhat, V. S., Huang, F. & Cheng, G. J. Sep 15 2014 In : Applied Physics Letters. 105, 11, 111909

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

inks
indium
charge carriers
crystallization
copper

Control of ablation depth and surface structure in P3 scribing of thin-film solar cells by a picosecond laser

Zhao, X., Cao, Y., Nian, Q., Cheng, G. & Shin, Y. C. 2014 ASME 2014 International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, MSEC 2014 Collocated with the JSME 2014 International Conference on Materials and Processing and the 42nd North American Manufacturing Research Conference. Web Portal ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers), Vol. 1

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Ablation
Surface structure
Lasers
Thin film solar cells
Glass

Development of ZnO-InP heterojunction solar cells for thin film photovoltaics

Montgomery, K. H., Nian, Q., Zhao, X., Li, H. U., Cheng, G. J., Jackson, T. N. & Woodall, J. M. Oct 15 2014 2014 IEEE 40th Photovoltaic Specialist Conference, PVSC 2014. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 524-527 4 p. 6924974

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Heterojunctions
Solar cells
Thin films
Substrates
Costs
10 Citations

Direct laser writing of nanodiamond films from graphite under ambient conditions

Nian, Q., Wang, Y., Yang, Y., Li, J., Zhang, M. Y., Shao, J., Tang, L. & Cheng, G. J. Oct 20 2014 In : Scientific Reports. 4, 6612

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Nanodiamonds
Graphite
Lasers
Diamond
Plasmas
5 Citations

Enhancing photo-induced ultrafast charge transfer across heterojunctions of CdS and laser-sintered TiO2 nanocrystals

Spann, B. T., Bhat, S. V., Nian, Q., Rickey, K. M., Cheng, G. J., Ruan, X. & Xu, X. Jun 14 2014 In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 16, 22, p. 10669-10678 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

heterojunctions
nanocrystals
charge transfer
lasers
Nanocrystals

Laser crystallization of transparent AZO films on sapphire with high electron mobility for photo-application

Nian, Q., Zhang, M. Y., Schwartz, B. D. & Cheng, G. J. 2014 ASME 2014 International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, MSEC 2014 Collocated with the JSME 2014 International Conference on Materials and Processing and the 42nd North American Manufacturing Research Conference. Web Portal ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers), Vol. 2, V002T02A093

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Electron mobility
Sapphire
Alumina
Crystallization
Lasers
6 Citations

Precise selective scribing of thin-film solar cells by a picosecond laser

Zhao, X., Cao, Y., Nian, Q., Shin, Y. C. & Cheng, G. 2014 In : Applied Physics A: Materials Science and Processing. 116, 2, p. 671-681 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

scoring
solar cells
thin films
lasers
Ablation
28 Citations

Three-dimensional printing of complex structures: Man made or toward nature?

Lin, D., Nian, Q., Deng, B., Jin, S., Hu, Y., Wang, W. & Cheng, G. J. Oct 28 2014 In : ACS Nano. 8, 10, p. 9710-9715 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewReview article

3D printers
Printing
printing
Three Dimensional Printing
manufacturing
20 Citations

Ultraviolet laser crystallized ZnO: Al films on sapphire with high Hall mobility for simultaneous enhancement of conductivity and transparency

Nian, Q., Zhang, M. Y., Schwartz, B. D. & Cheng, G. J. May 19 2014 In : Applied Physics Letters. 104, 20, 201907

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

ultraviolet lasers
sapphire
crystallization
conductivity
augmentation
2013
7 Citations

Direct pulsed laser crystallization of nanocrystals for absorbent layers in photovoltaics: Multiphysics simulation and experiment

Zhang, M. Y., Nian, Q., Shin, Y. & Cheng, G. J. May 21 2013 In : Journal of Applied Physics. 113, 19, 193506

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

absorbents
pulsed lasers
nanocrystals
crystallization
lasers
6 Citations

Laser assisted electro-deposition of earth abundant Cu2ZnSnS4 photovoltaic thin film

Nian, Q., Liu, C. R. & Cheng, G. J. Oct 2013 In : Manufacturing Letters. 1, 1, p. 54-58 5 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Electrodeposition
Earth (planet)
Thin films
Lasers
Crystals
6 Citations

Plasmonic tuning of silver nanowires by laser shock induced lateral compression

Kumar, P., Li, J., Nian, Q., Hu, Y. & Cheng, G. J. Jul 21 2013 In : Nanoscale. 5, 14, p. 6311-6317 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Silver
Nanowires
Tuning
Lasers
Carbon Nanotubes
2012

Deposition of Al-doped zinc oxide by direct pulsed laser recrystallization at room temperature on various substrates for solar cell applications

Zhang, M. Y., Nian, Q. & Cheng, G. J. 2012 ASME 2012 International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference Collocated with the 40th North American Manufacturing Research Conf. and in Participation with the Int. Conf., MSEC 2012. p. 965-970 6 p.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Zinc oxide
Pulsed lasers
Solar cells
Substrates
Temperature
3 Citations

Effects of rapid thermal processing and pulse-laser sintering on CdTe nano films for photovoltaic applications

Rickey, K. M., Nian, Q., Zhang, G., Chen, L., Venkataprasad Bhat, S., Wu, Y., Cheng, G. & Ruan, X. 2012 Nanostructured Thin Films V. Vol. 8465, 846505

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

CdTe
Sintering
Laser
sintering
pulses
25 Citations

Room temperature deposition of alumina-doped zinc oxide on flexible substrates by direct pulsed laser recrystallization

Zhang, M. Y., Nian, Q. & Cheng, G. J. Apr 9 2012 In : Applied Physics Letters. 100, 15, 151902

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

zinc oxides
pulsed lasers
aluminum oxides
room temperature
oxides
2010
20 Citations

Layered SmBaCuCoO5+δ and SmBaCuFeO5+δ perovskite oxides as cathode materials for proton-conducting SOFCs

Nian, Q., Zhao, L., He, B., Lin, B., Peng, R., Meng, G. & Liu, X. Mar 4 2010 In : Journal of Alloys and Compounds. 492, 1-2, p. 291-294 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC)
Oxides
Protons
Cathodes
perovskite
35 Citations

Novel layered perovskite oxide PrBaCuCoO5+δ as a potential cathode for intermediate-temperature solid oxide fuel cells

Zhao, L., Nian, Q., He, B., Lin, B., Ding, H., Wang, S., Peng, R., Meng, G. & Liu, X. Jan 15 2010 In : Journal of Power Sources. 195, 2, p. 453-456 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Samarium
Cerium compounds
Solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC)
Oxides
Cathodes
2009
26 Citations

In situ drop-coated BaZr0.1Ce0.7Y0.2O3-δ electrolyte-based proton-conductor solid oxide fuel cells with a novel layered PrBaCuFeO5+δ cathode

Zhao, L., He, B., Nian, Q., Xun, Z., Peng, R., Meng, G. & Liu, X. Oct 20 2009 In : Journal of Power Sources. 194, 1, p. 291-294 4 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

solid oxide fuel cells
conductors
cathodes
electrolytes
protons