1. C. Ma, T. Ji, C. G. Robertson, R. Rajeshbabu, J. Zhu, Y. Dong, 2017, Molecular insight into the Mullins effect: irreversible disentanglement of polymer chains revealed by molecular dynamics simulationsPhys. Chem. Chem. Phys., vol. 19, pp. 19468–19477.
  2. C. Ma, M. T. Andani, H. Qin, N. S. Moghaddam, H. Ibrahim, A. Jahadakbar, A. Amerinatanzi, Z. Ren, H. Zhang, G. L. Doll, Y. Dong, M. Elahinia, C. Ye, 2017, Improving surface finish and wear resistance of additive manufactured nickel-titanium by ultrasonic nano-crystal surface modification, J. Mater. Process. Technol., vol. 249, no. June, pp. 433–440.
  3. J. Liu, S. Suslov, S. Li, H. Qin, Z. Ren, C. Ma, G. X. Wang, G. L. Doll, H. Cong, Y. DongC. Ye, 2017, Effects of ultrasonic nanocrystal surface modification on the thermal oxidation behavior of Ti6Al4V, Surf. Coatings Technol., vol. 325, pp. 289–298.
  4. H. Zhang, R. Chiang, H. Qin, Z. Ren, X. Hou, D. Lin, G. L. Doll, V. K. Vasudevan, Y. DongC. Ye, 2017, The Effects of Ultrasonic Nanocrystal Surface Modification on the Fatigue Performance of 3D-Printed Ti64, Int. J. Fatigue, vol. 103, pp. 136–146.
  5. J. Zhao, G.-X. Wang, C. Ye, Y. Dong, 2017, A numerical model coupling diffusion and grain growth in nanocrystalline materials, Comput. Mater. Sci., vol. 136, pp. 243–252.
  6. X. Hou, H. Qin, H. Gao, S. Mankoci, R. Zhang, X. Zhou, Z. Ren, G. L. Doll, A. Martini, N. Sahai, Y. Dong, C. Ye. 2017, A systematic study of mechanical properties, corrosion behavior and biocompatibility of AZ31B Mg alloy after ultrasonic nanocrystal surface modification, Mater. Sci. Eng. C, vol. 78, pp. 1061–1071.
  7. C. Ma, H. Qin, Z. Ren, S.C. O’Keeffe, J. Stevick, G.L. Doll, Y. Dong, B. Winiarski, C. Ye. 2017, Increasing fracture strength in bulk metallic glasses using ultrasonic nanocrystal surface modification, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 718:246–253.
  8. J. Zhao, Y. Dong, C. Ye, 2017, Laser Shock Peening Induced Residual Stresses and the Effect on Crack Propagation Behavior, Int. J. Fatigue, vol. 100, pp. 407–417.
  9. Y. Qi, J. Liu, J. Zhang, Y. Dong, Q. Li. 2017, Wear resistance limited by step edge failure: The rise and fall of graphene as an atomically-thin lubricating material, Applied Material and Interfaces, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2017, 9, 1099−1106.
  10. T. Ji, C. Ma, L. Brisbin, L. Mu, C. G. Robertson, Y. Dong, J. Zhu. 2017, Organosilane Grafted Silica: Quantitative Correlation of Microscopic Surface Characters and Macroscopic Surface Properties, Appl. Surf. Sci., 399: 565–572.


  1. A.K. Gujba, Z. Ren, Y. Dong, C. Ye, M. Medraj. 2016, Effect of ultrasonic nanocrystalline surface modification on the water droplet erosion performance of Ti-6Al-4V,  Surface and Coatings Technology, 307: 157–170.
  2. J. Zhao, G.-X.WangC. Ye, Y. Dong, 2016, Cellular automata modeling of nitriding in nanocrystalline metals, Comput. Mater. Sci. 118, 342–352.
  3. Z. Ren, G.-X. Wang, C. Ye, and Y. Dong, 2016, A Fokker–Planck code for laser plasma interaction in femtosecond-laser shock peening, J. Phys. D. Appl. Phys., vol. 49, no. 8, p. 085204.
  4. C. Ye, X. Zhou, A. Telang, H. Gao, Z. Ren, H. Qin, S. Suslov, A.S. Gill, S.R. Mannava, D. Qian, G.L. Doll, A. Martini, N. Sahai, V.K. Vasudevan. 2016, Surface amorphization of NiTi alloy induced by ultrasonic nanocrystal surface modification for improved mechanical properties, Journal of Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 53:455-462.


  1. Y. Liao, C. Ye, G.J. Cheng, 2015, A Review: Warm Laser Shock Peening and Related Laser Processing Technique. Opt. Laser Technol., 78, pp. 15–24.
  2. X. Hu, P. Egberts, Y. Dong and A. Martini, 2015, Molecular dynamics simulation of amplitude modulation atomic force microscopy, Nanotechnology, 26, 235705.
  3. X. Liu, Z. Ye, Y. Dong, P. Egberts, R. W. Carpick, and A. Martini. 2015, Dynamics of Atomic Stick-Slip Friction Examined with Atomic Force Microscopy and Atomistic Simulations at Overlapping Speeds, Phys. Rev. Lett. 114, 146102
  4. C. Ye, Y. Liu, X. Sang, Z. Ren, J. Zhao, X. Hou, Y Dong, 2015, Solid state amorphization of nanocrystalline nickel by cryogenic laser shock peening, Journal of Applied Physics 118 (13), 134902
  5. J. Shi, Y. Dong, T. Fisher, X. Ruan, 2015, Thermal transport across carbon nanotube-graphene covalent and van der Waals junctions, Journal of Applied Physics 118 (4), 044302


  1. C. Ye, A. Telang, A. Gill, S. Suslov, Y. Idell, K. Zweiacker, J. Weizorek, Z. Zhou, D. Qian, S.R. Mannava, V.K. Vasudevan, 2014, Gradient Nanostructure and Residual Stresses Induced by Ultrasonic Nano-crystal Surface Modification in 304 Austenitic Stainless Steel for High Strength and High Ductility, Materials Science & Engineering A, 613: 274-288.
  2. Yalin Dong, Hongyu Gao, Ashlie Martini and Philip Egberts. 2014, Reinterpretation of velocity-dependent atomic friction: Influence of the inherent instrumental noise in friction force microscopes. Phys. Rev. E 90, 012125 
  3. Hongyu Gao, Yalin Dong, Ashlie Martini. 2014, Atomistic study of lateral contact stiffness in friction force microscopy. Tribol. Intl. 74, 57-61 
  4. Yalin Dong. 2014, Effects of substrate roughness and phonon-electron coupling on thickness-depenent friction of graphene. J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 47, 055305 


  1. Yalin Dong, Xiawa Wu, Ashlie Martini. 2013, Atomic roughness enhanced friction on hydrogenated graphene. Nanotechnology 24, 375701

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