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Zhao, Yuan (author), Alderliesten, R.C. (author), Wu, Zengwen (author), Zhou, Zhengong (author), Fang, Guodong (author), Zhang, Jiazhen (author), Benedictus, R. (author)
Finite-width-correction factors (FWCF) are required for GLARE to accurately predict fatigue crack growth using linear elastic fracture mechanics. As demonstrated in earlier work, these factors effectively correct for the change in specimen compliance, which in GLARE relates to intact fibre layers and the formation of delaminations between...
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Zhang, H. (author)
High power electronics with wide band gap semiconductors are becoming the most promising devices in new energy power suppliers and converters. Highly reliable die attach materials, serving as one of interconnections, play critical roles in power electronic packages and modules. Among which, the nanosilver paste/film has become a promising die...
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Zhang, D. (author), Bluijssen, P.M. (author)
Indoor environmental quality (IEQ) in classrooms can have an effect on school children’s comfort, health, and performance. In most classrooms, the teacher is the only one who can take actions to change the IEQ. The objective of this study was to identify what teachers usually do to improve IEQ in classrooms and how these actions relate to...
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Zhang, C. (author)
In conventional applications, such as bio-imaging and microscopy, SPAD is typically used as a single-photon counter. However, this advantage has been challenged by other photon-counting technologies, especially from CMOS-based QIS. Comparatively, apart from single-photon counting capability, QIS is superior to SPAD in terms of intrinsic multi...
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Zhang, Y. (author)
Among all the contributors to fatal accidents, in-flight loss of control (LOC-I) remains one of the largest categories, as indicated by statistics of investigations into past civil aircraft accidents. In flight LOC generally refers to accidents in which the flight crew was unable to maintain control of the aircraft in flight, resulting in an...
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Zhang, T. (author)
Patients with colorectal cancer are frequently presented with liver metastases for which (partial) resection is often the best therapy. However, the future remnant liver, the remaining part of the liver after resection, should allow adequate liver function to avoid liver failure. This thesis presents novel methods for the accurate voxel-wise...
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Zhang, H. (author), Liu, Y. (author), Wang, Lingen (author), Sun, Fenglian (author), Fan, Xuejun (author), Zhang, G.Q. (author)
The nanoindentation test was conducted in this paper to investigate the indentation hardness, plasticity and initial creep properties of pressure sintered nanosilver joint at various test temperatures. The effects of strain rate on the indentation hardness were first investigated. Then yield stress of nanosilver sintered joint was studied in...
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Zhang, Z. (author)
Saltwater intrusion is a crucial issue in estuaries. The spread of salinity is described by the dispersion coefficient. A purely empirical equation which links the effective tidal average dispersion to the freshwater discharge was developed by Van der Burgh [1972]. Combining it with the salt balance equation, Savenije [1986] derived a one...
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Xu, Y. (author), Zhang, H. (author), Šavija, B. (author), Chaves Figueiredo, S. (author), Schlangen, E. (author)
A method is presented to model deformation and fracture behavior of 3D printed disordered lattice materials under uniaxial tensile load. A lattice model was used to predict crack pattern and load-displacement response of the printed lattice materials. To include the influence of typical layered structures of 3D printed materials in the...
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Zhang, H. (author), Šavija, B. (author), Lukovic, M. (author), Schlangen, E. (author)
This work proposes a method for numerically investigating the fracture mechanism of cement paste at the microscale based on X-ray computed tomography and nanoindentation. For this purpose, greyscale level based digital microstructure was generated by X-ray microcomputed tomography with a resolution of 2 μm/voxel length. In addition,...
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Zhang, J. (author), Koutrouvelis, A. (author), Heusdens, R. (author), Hendriks, R.C. (author)
In this letter, we propose a decentralized framework for rate-distributed linearly constrained minimum variance (LCMV) beamforming in wireless acoustic sensor networks. To save the energy usage within the network, we propose to minimize the transmission cost and put a constraint on the noise reduction performance. Subsequently, we...
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Zhang, Chunyan (author), Liu, B. (author), Yu, Baoxing (author), Lu, Xiaopeng (author), Wei, Yong (author), Zhang, Tao (author), Mol, J.M.C. (author), Wang, Fuhui (author)
Surface pretreatment is generally applied before application of protective coatings on Mg alloys, which influences surface microstructure and electrochemical activity of the substrate and has an effect on the coating properties. The effect of various pretreatment processes (sand-blasting, grinding and polishing) on the microstructure and...
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Gao, Yuan (author), Qiao, Tiezhu (author), Zhang, Haitao (author), Yang, Yi (author), Pang, Y. (author), Wei, Hongyan (author)
During the operation of the belt conveyor, measuring speed of the belt conveyor is vital to the safe and efficient operation. In the existing measuring speed system, the measurement instrument is required contacting with the surface of the belt. The contact measurement method cannot avoid the occurrence of measuring error caused by slipping...
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Zhang, Youyou (author), Mosallam, Ayman (author), Liu, Yuqing (author), Sun, Yun (author), Xin, H. (author), He, Jun (author)
In this study, flexural behaviors of the pultruded composite laminate were evaluated through experiments and theoretical analysis. Three-point flexural tests were performed for pultruded specimens. The typical failure mode for the longitudinal flexural specimens was local crush on the top surface accompanied with local cracks on the bottom...
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Cai, Miao (author), Liang, Yonghu (author), Yun, Minghui (author), Chen, Xuan You (author), Yan, Haidong (author), Yu, Zhaozhe (author), Yang, Daoguo (author), Zhang, G.Q. (author)
A novel silicone rubber elastic key (SREK) is proposed in this paper for surface mounting technology (SMT) applications. Effects of thermal reflowing stress on the mechanical properties of SMT-SREKs are investigated. The manufactured SMT-SREKs, which underwent various reflowing conditions in advance, are subjected to pressing force and...
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Bommer, J.D.S. (author), Zhang, Hao (author), Gül, Önder (author), Nijholt, B. (author), Wimmer, M.T. (author), Rybakov, Filipp N. (author), Garaud, Julien (author), Car, Diana (author), Plissard, Sebastien R. (author), Bakkers, E.P.A.M. (author), Kouwenhoven, Leo P. (author)
Spin-orbit interaction (SOI) plays a key role in creating Majorana zero modes in semiconductor nanowires proximity coupled to a superconductor. We track the evolution of the induced superconducting gap in InSb nanowires coupled to a NbTiN superconductor in a large range of magnetic field strengths and orientations. Based on realistic...
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Liu, Q. (author), Zhao, M. (author), Mytnyk, S. (author), Klemm, B. (author), Zhang, K. (author), Wang, Y. (author), Yan, Dadong (author), Mendes, E. (author), van Esch, J.H. (author)
Hydrogel microparticles are important in materials engineering, but their applications remain limited owing to the difficulties associated with their manipulation. Herein, we report the self-orientation of crescent-shaped hydrogel microparticles and elucidate its mechanism. Additionally, the microparticles were used, for the first time, as...
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Liu, Y. (author), Zhang, H. (author), Wang, Lingen (author), Fan, Xuejun (author), Zhang, G.Q. (author), Sun, Fenglian (author)
Purpose: Crack and stress distribution on dies are key issues for the pressure-assisted sintering bonding of power modules. The purpose of this research is to build a relationship among stress distributions, sintering sequences and sintering pressures during the sintering processes. Design/methodology/approach: Three sintering sequences, S(a)...
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Sun, B. (author), Fan, J. (author), Fan, Xuejun (author), Zhang, G.Q. (author), Zhang, Guohao (author)
In this paper, a physics of failure-based prediction method is combined with statistical models to consider the impact of current crowding and current droop effects on the reliability of LED arrays. Electronic-thermal models of LEDs are utilized to obtain the operation conditions under the influences of current crowding and current droop. A...
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Guo, Y. (author), Markine, V.L. (author), Qiang, Weile (author), Zhang, Hui (author), Jing, Guoqing (author)
Higher speed, more freight and frequent maintenance increase ballast degradation and reduce the ballast lifespan. To reduce ballast degradation, crumb rubber used as buffering aggregates in ballast bed is relatively unexplored and needs more studies, because using it has the advantage of reusing the waster rubber and absorbing the noises. The...
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