Professor Sam Zhang, President, Thin Films Society; Series Editor, CRC Materials Book
Principal Editor, JMR; Founding Editor-in-Chief, NNL (2008-2015)

Sam's Group News & Top25 HOTTEST ARTICLES Entries

Our research papers in Elsevier TOP25 Hottest Articles:

Sam Zhang, Deen Sun, Yongqing Fu, Hejun Du, A Review: Recent Advances on Superhard Nanocomposite Thin Film, Surface and Coatings Technology, 167 (2&3) : 113 - 119 (2003)

  • The most downloaded articles from Surface and Coatings Technology in the 1st quarter 2012 top 2
  • Yongqing Fu, Hejun Du, Weimin Huang, Sam Zhang, Hu Min, TiNi based thin films in MEMS applications: a review, Sensors & Actuators A, 112 (2-3) : 395-408 (2004)

  • 1st Quarter 2013 Top 22;
  • 3rd Quarter 2010 Top 20;
  • 2nd Quarter 2010 Top 14;
  • 1st Quarter 2010 Top 14;
  • 4th Quarter 2009 Top 10;
  • 3rd Quarter 2009 Top 14;
  • 4th Quarter 2008 Top 25;
  • 2nd Quarter 2008 Top 25;
  • 4th Quarter 2007 Top 24;
  • 3rd Quarter 2007 Top 24;
  • 4th Quarter 2006 Top 20;
  • 4th Quarter 2005 Top 15;
  • 2nd Quarter 2005 Top 2;
  • 4th Quarter 2004 Top 4;
  • 3rd Quarter 2004 Top 1.
  • Sam Zhang, Deen Sun, Yongqing Fu, Hejun Du, A Review: Recent Advances on Superhard Nanocomposite Thin Film, Surface and Coatings Technology, 167 (2&3) : 113 - 119 (2003)

  • 2nd Quarter 2010 top19;
  • 4th Quarter 2009 top16;
  • 3rd Quarter 2009 top17;
  • 3rd Quarter 2005 top20;
  • 4th Quarter 2004 Top25 ;
  • Yibin Li, Thirumany Sritharan, Sam Zhang, Xiaodong He, Yang Liu, and Tupei Chen: Multiferroic properties of sputtered BiFeO3 thin films, Appl. Phys. Lett. 92, 132908 (2008)

  • April 2008: Top 20
  • Yin, Y.; Hang, L.; Zhang, S.; Bui, X.L.: Thermal oxidation properties of titanium nitride and titanium-aluminum nitride materials - A perspective for high temperature air-stable solar selective absorber applications Thin Solid Films, Volume 515, Issue 5, January 2007, Pages 2829-2832

  • 1st Quarter 2007 Thin Solid Films top 5,
  • Sam Zhang, Deen Sun, Yongqing Fu, Hejun Du, Toughening of Hard and Superhard Thin Films: A Critical Review, Surface and Coatings Technology, 198 (1-3) : 2-8 (2005)

  • 1st Quarter 2006 top 24,
  • 3rd Quarter 2005 top 1;
  • 2nd Quarter 2005 Top4;
  • Sam Zhang, Deen Sun, Yongqing Fu, Hejun Du, Toughness measurement of thin films: A Review, Surface and Coatings Technology, 198 (1-3) : 74-84 (2005)

  • 4th Quarter 2005 top 15,
  • 3rd Quarter 2005 top 3;
  • 2nd Quarter 2005 Top7;
  • J.X. Zhang, H. Cheng, Y.Z. Chen, A. Uddin, Shu Yuan, S.J. Geng, S. Zhang, Growth of AlN films on Si (100) and Si (111) substrates by reactive magnetron sputtering, Surface and Coatings Technology, 198 (1-3) : 68-73 (2005)

  • 3rd Quarter 2005 top23;
  • Web Spotlight

  • Our research on toughening of nanocompsoite has been featured in Technical Insight website www.ti.frost.com , November 2005.
  • In January 2006, our research on fluoridated hydroxyapatite coatings is also featured at this site.

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