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Liu Bo-Yu



Research interests:

2010-present In situ TEM study on mechanical behaviors of magnesium alloys.
2011-2012 In situ (S)TEM and EELS investigation of electrochemistry in solid state lithium ion batteries.
2007-2009 In-situ ultrasonic characterization on the curing process of calcium phosphate bone cement.


Xi’an Jiaotong University, School of Material Science & Engineering
2010-present Ph.D. Candidate in Material Science
2005-2009 B.S. in Materials Science
Oak Ridge National Lab, Materials Science & Technology Division, Oak Ridge, TN, US
2011-2012 Visiting student

Honor & Awards:

1. Magnesium Technology Best Paper–Fundamental Research, Light Metals Division, TMS, 2013
2. Gold Poster of International Workshop on Materials Behavior at the Micro- and Nano- Scale, Xi’an, 2011
3. Excellent in National Innovation Experiment Program for Students, Xi’an, 2009

Representative Publications:

3. Liu, B.Y., Wan, L., Wang, J., Ma, E., Shan, Z.W., “Terrace-like morphology of the boundary created through basal-prismatic transformation in magnesium.” Scripta Materialia, (Accepted 2015).

2. Liu, B.Y., Wang, J., Li, B., Lu, L., Zhang, X.Y., Shan, Z.W., Li, J., Jia, C.L., Sun, J., Ma, E., “Twinning-like lattice reorientation without a crystallographic twinning plane.” Nature Communications, 5:3297 (2014)

1. Liu, B.Y., Li, B., Shan, Z.W., “Twin Boundary Migration Creating Zero Shear Strain: In-Situ TEM Observations and Atomistic Simulations.” Magnesium Technology 2013, p107-111, (2013)



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