Recent Publications:

Lei, J., Zhang, Q., Song, Y., Tang, J., Tong, J., Peng, F., & Xiao, H. "Laser-assisted embedding of all-glass optical fiber sensors into bulk ceramics for high-temperature applications." Optics & Laser Technology, 128, 106223. (2020).

Salamatin, A.A., Peng, F., Rider, K., Kornev, K.G., "Non-stoichiometry Effects and Phase Equilibria in the Uranium-Carbon-Nitrogen Ternary System" Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 1-15 (2020).

Lei, J., Chen, J., Hong, Y., Zhang, Q., Chen, Q., Tong, J., Xiao, H., and Peng. F., "The effect of laser sintering on the microstructure, relative density, and cracking of sol‐gel derived silica thin films." Journal of the American Ceramic Society. 103 [1], 70-81 (2020).

Hong, Y., Lei, J., Heim, M., Song, Y., Yuan, L., Mu, S., Bordia, R. K., Xiao, H., Tong, J., and Peng, F., "Fabricating Ceramics with Embedded Microchannels using an Integrated Additive Manufacturing and Laser Machining Method." Journal of the American Ceramic Society. 102 [3], 1071-1082 (2019).

Mu, S., Zhao, Z., Lei, J., Hong, Y., Hong, T., Jiang, D., Song, Y., Jackson, W., Brinkman, K.S., Peng, F. and Xiao, H., "Engineering of microstructures of protonic ceramics by a novel rapid laser reactive sintering for ceramic energy conversion devices". Solid State Ionics, 320, 369-377 (2018).

Chen, Z., Townsend, J., Aprelev, P., Gu, Y., Burtovyy, R., Luzinov, I., Kornev, K.G. and Peng, F., "Magnetic submicron mullite coatings with oriented SiC whiskers". ACS applied materials & interfaces, 10 [14], 11907-11919 (2018).

Chen, Z., Trofimov, A. A., Jacobsohn, L. G., Xiao, H., Kornev, K. G., Xu, D., & Peng, F. "Permeation and optical properties of YAG: Er3+ fiber membrane scintillators prepared by novel sol–gel/electrospinning method." Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology, 83 [1], 35-43 (2017). (Cover feature)

Chen, Z, Burtovyy, R., Kornev, K., Luzinov, I., and Peng, F., "Dense and crack-free mullite films obtained from a hybrid sol-gel/dip-coating approach," Journal of Materials Research, 32 [9], 1665-1673 (2017).

Lei, J., Trofimov, A.A., Chen, J., Chen, Z., Hong, Y., Yuan, L., Zhu, W., Zhang, Q., Jacobsohn, L.G., Peng, F., Bordia, R.K., and Xiao, H., "Thick Er-doped silica films sintered using CO2 laser for scintillation applications." Optical Materials, 68, 63-69 (2017).

Hong, Y., Chen, Z., Trofimov, A.A., Lei, J., Chen, J., Yuan, L., Zhu, W., Xiao, H., Xu, D., Jacobsohn, L.G. Kornev, K.G., Bordia, R.K., and Peng, F., "Direct inkjet printing of miniaturized luminescent YAG: Er 3+ from sol-gel precursor." Optical Materials, 68, 11-18 (2017).

Chen, Z, Burtovyy, R., Kornev, K., Luzinov, I., and Peng, F.,"The effect of polymer additives on the critical thickness of mullite thin films obtained from the sol-gel precursors." Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology, 80 [2], 285-296 (2016).

Chen Z, Gu, Y., Kornev, K., Luzinov, I., Chen, J., and Peng, F., "Mullite-nickel magnetic nanocomposite fibers obtained from electrospinning and thermal reduction", Journal of American Ceramic Society, 99 [5] 1504–1511 (2016)

Rao, S. S., Liu, M., Peng, F., Zhang, B., & Zhao, H. " Signal sensitivity of alternating current potential drop measurement for crack detection of conductive substrate with tunable coating materials through finite element modeling", Measurement Science and Technology, 27 [12], 125004 (2016)

Fang, M., Liu, F., Yin L., Min, X., Huang, Z., Liu, Y. G., Chen, S., Ji, H., Wu, X., Tang, C., and Peng F., "Study of erosion wear behavior of MgO stabilized ZrO2 ceramics due to solid particles impact at elevated temperature," Journal of the Ceramic Society of Japan, 123 [1442], 933-936, (2015).

Chen, Z, Gu, Y., Zhang, Z, Kornev, K., Luzinov, I., and Peng, F.,"Measuring flexural rigidity of mullite microfibers using magnetic droplets." Journal of Applied Physics, 117, 214304 (2015).

Fang, M. H., Liu, F. J., Huang, Z. H., Min, X., Liu, Y. G., Ji, H. P., Tang H., Wu X. W., and Peng, F., "Erosion wear behaviour of 3 mol-% yttria-stabilised zirconia ceramics by solid particle impact at elevated temperatures", Materials Research Innovations, 19(S1), 359-363 (2015).

Fang, M., Liu, F., Min, X., Huang, Z., Liu, Y. G., Wu, X., Tang, C., Zhang L., and Peng F., "Effect of temperature on solid particle impact erosion wear mechanism of 5 mol% Yttria Stabilized Zirconia ceramics," Ceramics International, 41 [5], 6807-6811, (2015).

Chen, Z, Zhang, Z, Tsai, C.C., Kornev, K., Luzinov, I., Fang, M., and Peng, F.,"Electrospun mullite fibers from the sol-gel precursor." Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology, 74 [1], 208-219 (2015).

Gu, Y., Chen, Z., Borodinov, N., Luzinov, I., Peng, F., Kornev, K., "Kinetics of evaporation and gel formation in thin films of ceramic precursors." Langmuir, 30 [48], 14638–14647 (2014).

Chen, Z., and Peng, F., "Normal and abnormal grain growths in BaTiO3 fibers." Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 97 [9], 2755-2761 (2014).

Peng, F., Erdman, R., Van Laningham, G., et al., “Thermal Conductivity of ZrB2-SiC-B4C from 25 to 2000 degrees C.” Advanced Engineering Materials, 15 [6] 425-433 (2013).

Peng F., Van Laningham G., and Speyer R. F., "Thermogravimetric Analysis of the Oxidation Resistance of ZrB2-SiC and ZrB2-SiC-TaB2-based Compositions in the 1500-1900ºC Range," Journal of Materials Research 26 [1] 96-107 (2011).  

Peng F., Li D., "Synthesis of (Na2O,PbO)-Nb2O5, (Na2O,BaO)-Nb2O5, and (K2O,SrO)-Nb2O5 thin films using sol-gel method," Thin Solid Films 518 [23] 6833-6838 (2010).  

Peng F., Speyer R. F., "Isothermal Oxidation Resistance of Fully Dense ZrB2 based Ceramics," Journal of Materials Research, 24 [5] 1855-1867 (2009).  

Peng F., Speyer R. F., "Oxidation Resistance of Fully Dense ZrB2 with SiC, TaB2, and TaSi2 Additives," Journal of American Ceramic Society, 91 [5] 1489-1494 (2008).  

Peng F., Speyer R. F., Hackenberger W., "Devitrification and Dielectric Properties of (Na2O,BaO)-Nb2O5-SiO2 and (K2O,SrO)-Nb2O5-SiO2 Glass-Ceramics," Journal of Materials Research, 22 [7] 1996-2003 (2007).

Research Projects:

Dr. Peng's current funded research projects focus on additive manufacturing of ceramic devices, laser sintering of ceramics, high temperature multifunctional coatings, ceramic fibers and composites, and gas sensors.