2022

Guan, Tianyu, et al. "Synthesis of two-dimensional WS2/nickel nanocomposites via electroforming for high-performance micro/nano mould tools." Surface and Coatings Technology (2022): 128351.

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Cong, Hengji, and Nan Zhang. "Perspectives in translating microfluidic devices from laboratory prototyping into scale-up production." Biomicrofluidics 16.2 (2022): 021301.

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2021

Zhou, Y. Y, Fletcher, N. F., *Zhang, N,  Hassan, J., Gilchrist, M. D.(2021), Enhancement of antiviral effect of plastic film against SARS-CoV-2: Combining nanomaterials and nanopatterns with scalability for mass manufacturing. Nano Letters, in-press. (IF=11.19, Top journal in nanotechnology)                                                                                 

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Zhang, H., Guan, T., *Zhang, N. and Fang, F., (2021). Fabrication of permanent self-lubricating 2D material-reinforced nickel mould tools using electroforming. International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, 170, p.103802. (IF= IF=8.019, Top 1 journal in Manufacturing)

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Zhang, H. Y, *Zhang, N., Han W, Gilchrist MD, Fang F. Z. (2021). Investigation on a novel in-mould micro compression system for the precision replication of microlens arrays. Journal of Manufacturing Processes, 67, 388-405. (IF=4.086, Top journal in manufacturing)

Zhang, H., *Zhang, N., & Fang, F. Z. (2021). Study of ion transportation and electrodeposition under hybrid agitation for electroforming of variable aspect ratios micro structures. Precision Engineering, 72, 122-43. (IF=3.081,Top journal in manufacturing)

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Qing Li, Nan Zhang, Lijie Ni, Zengfeng Wei, Heng Quan, Yuyang Zhou  "One-pot high efficiency low temperature ultrasonic-assisted strategy for fully bio-based coloristic, anti-pilling, antistatic, bioactive and reinforced cashmere using grape seed proanthocyanidins." Journal of Cleaner Production 315 (2021): 128148. (IF=7.246)

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Zhang, H., *Zhang, N., & Fang, F. Z. (2021). Study on controllable thickness and flatness of wafer-scale nickel shim in precision electroforming process: simulation and validation. Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, 1-48. (IF=2.875, Top journal in manufacturing)

Honggang Zhang, Nan Zhang, Fengzhou Fang Investigation of mass transfer inside micro structures and its effect on replication accuracy in precision micro electroforming International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture (IF= IF=8.019, Top 1 journal in Manufacturing)

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Zhang, H. Y., *Zhang, N., Han, W., Zhang, H. G., Gilchrist, M. D., & Fang, F. Z. "Characterization of process and machine dynamics on the precision replication of microlens arrays using microinjection moulding." Advances in Manufacturing (2021): 1-23. (IF=2.568)

Zhang H. Y, *Zhang N, Han W, Gilchrist MD, Fang F. Z. (2021). Precision replication of microlens arrays using variotherm-assisted microinjection moulding. Precision Engineering, 67, 248-61.  (IF=3.081, Top journal in manufacturing)

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2020

Zhang, Honggang, Nan Zhang, and Fengzhou Fang. "Electrodeposition of Nickel/Graphene Oxide Particle Composite Coatings: Effect of Surfactants on Graphene Oxide Dispersion and Coating Performance." Journal of the Electrochemical Society 167.16 (2020): 162501.(IF=3.721)

Zhang, Honggang, Nan Zhang, and Fengzhou Fang. "Synergistic effect of surfactant and saccharin on dispersion and crystal refinement for electrodeposition of nanocrystalline nickel/graphene oxide composite." Surface and Coatings Technology 402 (2020): 126292. (IF=3.784)

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Zhang, H., *Zhang, N., Gilchrist, M., & Fang, F. Z. (2020). Advances in precision micro/nano-electroforming: a state-of-the-art review. Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 30(10), 103002. (IF=1.739, Top journal in microfabrication)

Zhang, H., *Zhang, N., & Fang, F. Z (2020). Fabrication of high-performance nickel/graphene oxide composite coatings using ultrasonic-assisted electrodeposition. Ultrasonics sonochemistry, 62, 104858. (IF=6.513, Top journal)

2019

Zhang, N., Liu, J., Zhang, H., Kent, N. J., Diamond, D., & D Gilchrist, M. (2019). "3D printing of metallic microstructured mould using selective laser melting for injection moulding of plastic microfluidic devices." Micromachines 10.9 (2019): 595.  (IF=2.523)

Hou, J., Zhang, H., *Zhang, N., & Fang, F. Z. (2019). Characterization of manufacturability of microstructures for micro-injection moulding of micro devices using star patterns. Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 30(2), 025001.  (IF=1.739, Top journal in microfabrication)

Fang, F. Z.; Zhang, N.; Guo, D.; Ehmann, K.; Cheung, B.; Liu, K.; Yamamura, K., Towards atomic and close-to-atomic scale manufacturing. International Journal of Extreme Manufacturing (2019), 1 (1), 012001.  (First review paper on Atomic and Close-to-Atomic Scale Manufacturing, ACSM, highly cited: 56 times)

Zhang, H.; Fang, F. Z; Gilchrist, M. D.; *Zhang, N., Precision replication of micro features using micro injection moulding: Process simulation and validation. Material and Design (2019), 177, 107829.  (IF=6.289, Top journal in materials processing)

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2018

Zhang, N.; Zhang, H.; Stallard, C.; Fang, F. Z.; Gilchrist, M. D., "Replication integrity of micro features using variotherm and vacuum assisted microinjection moulding." CIRP Journal of Manufacturing Science and Technology 23 (2018): 20-38.  (IF=2.991)

Cahill, E. M., Keaveney, S., Stuettgen, V., Eberts, P., Ramos-Luna, P., Zhang, N., ... & O'Cearbhaill, E. D. (2018). Metallic microneedles with interconnected porosity: a scalable platform for biosensing and drug delivery. Acta biomaterialia, 80, 401-411. (IF=7.242, Top journal in biomaterials)

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Zhang, H.Y, Fang, F., Gilchrist, M. D., & *Zhang, N. (2018). Filling of high aspect ratio micro features of a microfluidic flow cytometer chip using micro injection moulding. Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 28(7), 075005.  (IF=1.739, Top journal in microfabrication)

Zhang, N., Zhang, H., Zhang, H., Fang, F. Z., & Gilchrist, M. "Geometric Replication Integrity of Micro Features Fabricated Using Variotherm Assisted Micro Injection Moulding." Procedia CIRP 71 (2018): 390-395. (IF=2.1)

Before 2017

Denning, D., Kilpatrick, J. I., Fukada, E., Zhang, N., Habelitz, S., Fertala, A., ... & Rodriguez, B. J. (2017). Piezoelectric tensor of collagen fibrils determined at the nanoscale. ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering, 3(6), 929-935.. (IF=4.152)

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Choi, S. Y., Habimana, O., Flood, P., Reynaud, E. G., Rodriguez, B. J., Zhang, N., ... & Gilchrist, M. D. (2016). Material-and feature-dependent effects on cell adhesion to micro injection moulded medical polymers. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 145, 46-54. (IF=4.389)

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Fang, F.Z., Zhang, N., & Zhang, X. (2016). Precision injection moulding of freeform optics. Advanced Optical Technologies, 5(4), 303-324.  (IF=1.33)

Ying Choi, S., Zhang, N., Toner, J. P., Dunne, G., & Gilchrist, M. D. (2016). Vacuum Venting Enhances the Replication of Nano/Microfeatures in Micro-Injection Molding Process. Journal of Micro and Nano-Manufacturing, 4(2).  (IF=1.07)

*Zhang, N., Srivastava, A. P., Browne, D. J., & Gilchrist, M. D. (2016). Performance of nickel and bulk metallic glass as tool inserts for the microinjection molding of polymeric microfluidic devices. Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 231, 288-300. (IF=4.669, Top journal in materials processing)

Su, Q., Zhang, N., & Gilchrist, M. D. (2016). The use of variotherm systems for microinjection molding. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 133(9).  (IF=2.52)

Choi, S. Y., Habimana, O., Flood, P., Reynaud, E. G., Rodriguez, B. J., Zhang, N., ... & Gilchrist, M. D. (2016). Material-and feature-dependent effects on cell adhesion to micro injection moulded medical polymers. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 145, 46-54.  (IF=4.389)

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*Zhang, N., Srivastava, A., Kirwan, B., Byrne, R., Fang, F. Z., Browne, D. J., & Gilchrist, M. D. (2015). Manufacturing microstructured tool inserts for the production of polymeric microfluidic devices. Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 25(9), 095005. (IF=1.739, Top journal in microfabrication)

*Zhang, N., Su, Q., Choi, S. Y., & Gilchrist, M. D. (2015). Effects of gate design and cavity thickness on filling, morphology and mechanical properties of microinjection mouldings. Materials & Design, 83, 835-847.  (IF=6.289, Top journal in materials processing)

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