Hua-Tay Lin, Group Leader
Ceramic Science and Technology Group
Materials Science & Technology Division
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
P.O. Box 2008
Oak Ridge, TN 37831-6068
Phone: (865) 576-8857
Fax: (865) 574-6098
e-mail: linh@ornl.gov

Peer Reviewed Publications:

A. Mechanical performance and reliability of ceramics and composites

  1. H. Wang, T. A. Cooper, H. T. Lin, and A. A. Wereszczak, “Fatigue Responses of PZT Stacks Under Semi-bipolar Electric Cycling with Mechanical Preload,” to be submitted to J. Appl. Phys., 2010.
  2. T. Matsunaga, H. T. Lin, M Singh, S. Kajii, K. Matsunaga, and T. Ishikawa,” Thermomechanical Performance of Si-Ti-C-O and Sintered SiC Fiber-Bonded Ceramics at High Temperatures,” submitted to International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology, 2010.
  3. A. A. Wereszczak, T. P. Kirkland, M. E. Ragan, K. T. Strong, Jr., H. -T. Lin, and P. Patel, “Size Scaling of Tensile Failure Stress in a Float Soda-Lime-Silicate Glass,” submitted to International Journal of Applied Glass Science, 2010.
  4. H. Wang, H. T. Lin, and A. A. Wereszczak, “Strength Properties of Poled PZT Subjected to Biaxial Flexural Loading in High Electric Field, J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 2009 (accepted).
  5. H. Wang, T. Matsunaga, and H. T. Lin, “Characterization of Poled Single-Layer PZT for Piezo Stack in Fuel Injection System,” to be published in Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, 2010.
  6. P. F. Becher, N. Shibata, G. S. Painter, F. Averill, K. Benthem, H. T. Lin, and S. B. Waters, “Observations on the Influence of Secondary Me Oxide Additives (Me = Si, Al, Mg) on the Microstructural Evolution and Mechanical Behavior of Silicon Nitride Ceramics Containing RE2O3 (RE = La, Gd, Lu),” J. Am. Cera. Soc., 93[2] 570-580 (2010).
  7. H. Wang, A. A. Wereszczak, and H.T. Lin, “Mechanical Strain and Piezoelectric Properties of PZT Stacks Related to Semi-bipolar Electric Cycling Fatigue,” published in Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, pp. 53-64, Vol. 30, Issue 9, 2009.
  8. A. Datye, K.H. Wu, S. Kulkarni, H.T. Lin, J. Vleugels, W.Z. Li, and L. Kumari, “Aluminum nitride - multi-walled nanotube (MWNTs) composite by direct in-situ growth of CNTs on aluminum nitride particles”, Advanced Processing and Manufacturing Technologies for Structural and Multifunctional Materials III, Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, pp. 189-204, Vol. 30, Is. 8, 2009.
  9. A. Datye, K.H. Wu, V. Monroy, S. Kulkarni, S. Amruthaluri, H.T. Lin, J.Vleugels, K. Vanmeensel, W.Z. Li and L. Kumari, “Synthesis of Yttria Stabilized Zirconia (3YTZP) – Multi-Walled Nanotube (MWNTs) Nanocomposite by Direct in-situ Growth of MWNTs on Zirconia Particles”, Mechanical Properties and Performance of Engineering Ceramics and Composites IV, Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, pp. 39-52, Vol. 30, Is. 2, 2009.
  10. A. Datye, K.H. Wu, S. Kulkarni, H.T. Lin and J. Vleugels, “Processing, Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Ultra-High Temperature Ceramics (UHTC) Fabricated by Spark Plasma Sintering”, Mechanical Properties and Performance of Engineering Ceramics and Composites IV, Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, pp. 53-66, Vol. 30, Is. 2, 2009.
  11. A. Datye, K.H. Wu, S. Kulkarni, H.T. Lin, J. Schmidt, D. Hunn, W.Z. Li and L. Kumari, “Fabrication of Silicon Nitride - Multi-Walled Nanotube Composites by Direct in-situ Growth of Nanotubes on Silicon Nitride Particles”, Mechanical Properties and Performance of Engineering Ceramics and Composites IV, Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, pp. 23-38, Vol. 30, Is. 2, 2009.
  12. H. Wang, A. A. Wereszczak, and H.T. Lin, “Fatigue Response of a PZT Multilayer Actuator under High-field Electric Cycling with Mechanical Load,” Journal of Applied Physics, 105 Vol.1 2009.
  13. P. F. Becher, G. S. Painter, N. Shibata, S. B. Waters1 and H. T. Lin, “Effects of Rare Earth (RE) Intergranular Adsorption on the Phase Transformation and Microstructure Evolution in Silicon Nitride with RE2O3 + MgO Additives: Fracture Behavior,” J. Am. Cera. Soc. 91 [7] 2328-2336 (2008).
  14. S. Ueno, H. T. Lin, and T. Ohji, “Corrosion and Recession Mechanism of Lu2Si2O7/Mullite,” Journal of European Ceramic Society, 28 [12] 2359-2361 (2008).
  15. S. Ueno, T. Ohji, and H. T. Lin, “Recession Behavior of Yb2Si2O7 Phase Under High Speed Steam Jet at High Temperatures,” Corrosion Science, Vol. 50, Issue 1, 178-182 (2008).
  16. S. Ueno, T. Ohji, and H. T. Lin, “Corrosion and Recession of Mullite in Water Vapor Environment,” Journal of European Ceramic Society, 28 [2] 431-435 (2008).
  17. H. T. Lin, M. P. Brady, M. D. Kass, T. J. Theiss, N. Domingo, I. Levina, and J. Lykowski, Characterization and Mitigation of Spark Plug Electrode Erosion in Natural Gas and Automotive Engine Application,” ICEF2007-1697, in the Proceedings of the Internal Combustion Engine Division Fall Technical Conference, October 14-17, 2007, Charleston, SC.
  18. J.-J. Choi, J. H. Lee, D.-S. Park, B.-D. Hahn, W. H. Yoon, and H. T. Lin, “ Oxidation Resistance Coating of LSM and LSCF on SOFC Metallic Interconnects by the Aerosol Deposition Process,” J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 90 [6] 1926-1929 (2007).
  19. S. Ueno, T. Ohji, and H. T. Lin, “Corrosion and Recession Behavior of Zircon in Water Vapor Environment at High Temperature,” Corrosion Science, Vol. 49, Issue 3, 1162-1171 (2007).
  20. S. Ueno, T. Ohji, and H. T. Lin, “Recession Behavior of a Silicon Nitride With Multi-Layered Environmental Barrier Coating System,” Ceramic International, 33 (2007) 859-862.
  21. A. A. Wereszczak, O. M. Jadaan, H. T. Lin, G. J. Champoux, and D. P. Ryan, “Hoop Tensile Strength Testing of 1-mm Diameter Ceramic Spheres,” J. Nucl. Mater. 361 (2007) 121-125.
  22. H. T. Lin, T. P. Kirkland, A. A. Wereszczak, and M. J. Andrews, “Strength Retention of Silicon Nitride After Long-term Oil Immersion Exposure,” J. Mater. Sci. 41, 8313-8319 (2006).
  23. H. T. in, M. K. Ferber, S. B. Waters, and T. P. Kirkland, “Characterization of Mechanical Performance of NT154 Silicon Nitride Microturbine Rotor,” pp. 569- 579, Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings Vol. 27, Issue 2 (2006).
  24. A. Shyam, E. Lara-Curzio, H.-T. Lin, and R. J. Parten, “Fracture Toughness of Porous Cordierite,” in pp. 75- 81, Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings Vol. 27, Issue 2 (2006).
  25. A. A. Wereszczak, W. Wang, O. M. Jadaan, M. J. Lance, and H. T. Lin, “Strength of C-Sphere Flexure Specimen,” pp. 281-293, Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings Vol. 27, Issue 2 (2006).
  26. J. A. Haynes, S. M. Zemskova, H. T. Lin, M. K. Ferber, and W. Westphal, “Characterization of CVD Mullite + CVD Alumina Coating on Silicon Nitride Vanes,” J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 89[11] 3560-3563 (2006).
  27. S. Ueno, T. Ohji, and H. T. Lin, “Comparison of hot-corrosion behaviors of Al2O3, Lu2O3 and their silicates,” J. Ceramic Processing Research, 7[3]. 201-205 (2006).
  28. A. A. Wereszczak, H. T. Lin, and G. A. Gilde, “The Effect of Grain Growth on Hardness in Hot-Pressed Silicon Carbides,” J. Mater. Sci. Vol. 41, 4996-5000 (2006).
  29. Shunkichi Ueno, D. Doni Jayaseelan, Tatsuki Ohji, and H.- T. Lin, “Recession Mechanism of Lu2Si2O7 Phase in High Speed Steam Jet Environment at High Temperatures,” Ceramics International, 32[7], 775-778 (2006).
  30. Shunkichi Ueno, D. Doni Jayaseelan, Tatsuki Ohji, and H.-T. Lin, “Designing Lutetium Silicate Environmental Barrier Coatings for Silicon Nitride and its Recession Behavior in Steam Jets,” J. Ceramic Processing Research, 7[1], 20-23 (2006).
  31. S. Ueno, D. D. Jayaseelan, H. Kita, T. Ohji, and H. T. Lin, “Comparison of Water Vapor Corrosion Behavior of Ln2Si2O7 (Ln= Yb, Lu) and ASiO4 (A= Ti, Zr, and Hf),” Key Engineering Materials, Vol. 317-318, pp. 557-560 (2006).
  32. H. T. Lin, M. K. Ferber, P. F. Becher, J. R. Price, M. van Roode, J. B. Kimmel, and O.D. Jimenez, “Characterization of First Stage Silicon Nitride Components After Exposure to an Industrial Gas Turbine,” J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 89 [1] 258-265 (2006).
  33. H.-D. Kim, Y.-J. Park, B.-D. Han, M.-W. Park, W.-T. Bae, Y.-W. Kim, H.-T. Lin, and P. F. Becher, “Fabrication of Dense Bulk Nano-Si3N4 Ceramics Without Secondary Phase,” Script Materialia 54 (2006) 615-61.
  34. K. P. Plucknett and H. T. Lin, “Sintering Silicon Nitride Ceramics in Air,” J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 88 [12] 3538-3541 (2005).
  35. H. T. Lin, M. P. Brady, R. K. Richards, and D. M. Layton “Characterization of Erosion and Failure Processes of Spark Plugs After Field Service in Natural Gas Engines,” Wear Vol. 259/7-12 pp. 1063-1067 (2005).
  36. P. F. Becher, G. S. Painter, H. T. Lin, and M. K. Ferber, "Tailoring the Composition of Self-Reinforced Silicon Nitride Ceramics to Enhance Mechanical Behavior," pp. 327-35 in Fracture Mechanics of Ceramics, R. C. Bradt, D. Munz, M. Sakai and K. W. White (eds.), Springer Science, New York, 2005.
  37. H. T. Lin and M. K. Ferber, “Characterization of Mechanical reliability of Silicon Nitride Microturbine Rotors,” Key Engineering Materials Vol. 287 (2005), pp. 393-403.
  38. S. M. Zemskova, H. T. Lin, M. K. Feber, and A. J. Haynes, “CVD Mullite Coatings Performance Under High Temperature High Load Conditions,” Key Engineering Materials Vol. 287 (2005), pp. 457-471.
  39. P. F. Becher, G. S. Painter, N. Shibata, H. T. Lin, and M. K. Ferber, “Macro- to Atomic-Scale Tailoring of Si3N4 Ceramics to Enhance Properties,” Key Engineering Materials Vol. 287 (2005), pp. 333-341.
  40. M. K. Ferber and H. T. Lin, “Mechanical Characterization of Monolithic Ceramics for Gas Turbine Applications,” Key Engineering Materials Vol. 287 (2005), Key Engineering Materials Vol. 287 (2005), pp. 368-380.
  41. S. Ueno, D. D. Jayaseelan, N. Kondo, T. Ohji, S. Kanzaki and H.-T. Lin, “Development of EBC for Silicon Nitride,” Key Engineering Materials Vol. 287 (2005), pp. 449-455.
  42. S. Ueno, D. D. Jayaseelan, T. Ohji, and H. T. Lin, “Recession behavior of Lu2Si2O7/mullite eutectic in steam jet at high temperature,” J. Mater. Sci. 40 (2005) 2643-2644.
  43. S. Ueno, D. D. Jayaseelan, T. Ohji, and H. T. Lin, “Corrosion and Oxidation Behavior of ASiO4 (A= Ti, Zr, and Hf) and Silicon Nitride with an HfSiO4 Environmental Barrier Coating,” Journal of Ceramic Processing Research, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 81-84 (2005).
  44. L. R. Walker, H. T. Lin, I. Levina, M. P. Brady,, and J. Lykowski, “SEM and EPMA Analysis of Spark Plug Electorde Erosion, pp. 1614-15 in Proceeding of Microscopy and Microanalysis 2005,“ July 31-August 4, 2005, Honolulu, Hawaii.
  45. H. T. Lin, M. K. Ferber, and T. P. Kirkland, “Evaluation of Mechanical Stability of a Commercial SN88 Silicon Nitride at intermediate Temperatures,” J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 86 [7] 1176-81 (2003).
  46. G. Pezzotti, K. Ota, Y. Yamamoto, and H. T. Lin, “Elementary Mechanisms Behind the High-Temperature Deformation of Lu-Doped Silicon Nitride,” J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 86 [3] 471-474 (2003)
  47. G.A. Swift, E. Üstündag, B. Clausen, M. A. M. Bourke, and H. T. Lin, “High Temperature Elastic Properties of an In-Situ-Reinforced Si3N4,” J. Phys, Letter 82 [7] 1039-1041(2003).
  48. G.A. Swift, E. Üstündag, B. Clausen, M. A. M. Bourke, H. T. Lin, and C. W. Li, “High Temperature Deformation of Silicon Nitride and its Composites,” pp.145-157, Ceramic Transactions Vol. 142, Silicon-Based Structural Ceramics for New Millennium (2003).
  49. M. K. Ferber and H. T. Lin, “Characterization of Ceramic Components Exposed in Industrial Gas Turbines,” pp. 237-251, Ceramic Transactions Vol. 142, Silicon-Based Structural Ceramics for New Millennium (2003).
  50. H. T. Lin, M. K. Ferber, T. P. Kirkland, and S. M. Zemskova, “Dynamic Fatigue of CVD-Mullite Coated SN88 Silicon Nitride,” ASME GT2003-38919, published in the Proceedings of at 2003 ASME TURBO EXPO: Power for Land, Sea & Air 2002, June 16-19, Atlanta, GA.
  51. M. K. Ferber, H. T. Lin, M. G. Jenkins, and T. Ohji, “Mechanical Characterization of Monolithic Ceramics for Gas Turbine Applications,” Chapter 19, in Ceramic Gas Turbine Component Development And Characterization: Progress in Ceramic Gas Turbine Development, Vol. 2, edited by Mark van Roode, Mattison K. Ferber, and David W. Richardson; ASME Press New York, US, 2003.
  52. G.A. Swift, E. Üstündag, B. Clausen, M. A. M. Bourke, H. T. Lin, and C. W. Li, “High Temperature Elastic Strain Evolution in Si3N4-Based Ceramics,” Advances in X-Ray Analysis, Vol. 46 (2003), pp. 103-135.
  53. H. T. Lin, M. K. Ferber, W. Westphal, and F. Macri, “Evaluation of Mechanical Reliability of Silicon Nitride Vanes After Field Tests in an Industrial Gas Turbine,” ASME GT2002-30629, presented and published in the Proceedings of at TURBO EXPO Land, Sea, &Air 2002, June 3-6, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  54. M. van Roode, O. Jimenez, J. McClain, J. Price, V. Parthasarathy, K. L. Poormon, M. K. Ferber, and H. T. Lin, “Ceramic Gas Turbine Materials Impact Evaluation,” ASME GT2002-30505, in the Proceedings of at TURBO EXPO Land, Sea & Air 2002, June 3-6, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  55. H. T. Lin and Mrityunjay Singh, “Evaluation of Lifetime Performance of Hi-NicalonTM Fiber-Reinforced Melt-Infiltrated SiC Ceramic Composites,” Invited paper, pp. 207-220 in the Proceedings of the CREST International Symposium on SiC/SiC Composite Materials R&D and Its Application to Advanced Energy Systems, Ceramic Transactions Vol. 144, The American Ceramic Society, Westerville, OH, 2002.
  56. H. T. Lin and M. K. Ferber, “Mechanical Reliability Evaluation of Silicon Nitride Ceramic Components After Exposure in Industrial Gas Turbines,” Journal of European Ceramic Society 22 (2002) 2789-2797.
  57. A. A. Wereszczak, H. -T. Lin, T. P. Kirkland, M. J. Andrews, and S. K. Lee “Strength and Dynamic Fatigue of Silicon Nitride at Intermediate Temperatures,” J. Mater. Sci. 37 (2002) 2669-2684.
  58. A. R. de Arellano-Lopez, J. J. Melendez-Martinez, J. L. Routbort, H. T. Lin, and P. F. Becher, "Grain Size Effect on Compressive Creep of SiC-whisker-reinforced Al2O3," J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 84 [7] 1645-47 2001.
  59. S. K. Lee, P. H. McCluskey, M. J. Readey, H. T. Lin, and A. A. Wereszczak, "Silicon Nitride Ceramics for Valve Train Applications in Advanced Diesel Engines, pp. 65-73 in "Ceram. Eng. and Sci. Proc. Vol. 22 [3] (2001).
  60. H. T. Lin, S. B. Waters, K. L. More, J. Wimmer, and C. W. Li, "Evaluation of Creep Property of AS800 Silicon Nitride From As-Processed Surface Regions," pp.175 -182 in Ceram. Eng. and Sci. Proc. Vol. 22 [3] (2001).
  61. H. T. Lin, M. K. Ferber, M. van Roode, "Mechanical Reliability of Si3N4 Nozzles After Exposure in an Industrial Gas Turbine," invited paper, pp. 97-102 in the Proc. of the 7th International Symposium on Ceramic Materials and Components for Engines," eds. J. G. Heinrich and F. Aldinger, Wiley-Vch, New York (2001).
  62. H. T. Lin, M. Singh, and P. F. Becher, " Lifetime Response of a Hi-Nicalon Fiber-Reinforced Melt-Infiltrated SiC Matrix Composite," pp. 343-352, Ceramic Transactions. 103, Advances in Ceramic Matrix Composites V, Am. Ceram. Soc., Westerville, OH (2000)
  63. M. K. Ferber, H. T. Lin, V. Parthasarathy, and R. A. Wenglarz, “Degradation of Silicon in High Pressure, Moisture Rich Environments,” Proceedings of 2000 IGTI, ASME Turbo Expo, Munich, Germany, May 2000, ASME 2000-GT-661 pamphlet.
  64. A. A. Wereszczak, T. P. Kirkland, H. T. Lin, and S. K. Lee, "High-Temperature Inert Strength and Dynamic Fatigue of Candidate Silicon Nitrides for Diesel Exhaust Valves," pp. 497-508,Ceram. Eng. and Sci., 21 [4] (2000).
  65. C. A. Lewinsohn, C. H. Henager, and H. T. Lin, "The Time Dependence and Environmental Susceptibility of Oxide and Non-oxide Ceramic Matrix Composites," pp. 255-266 in the Proc. of Advances in Ceramic-Matrix Composites VI (2001), Am. Ceram. Soc., Westerville, OH.
  66. B. Mikijelj, J. O. Kiggans, T. N. Tiegs, P. A. Menchhofer, H. Wang, and H. T. Lin, "High Thermal Conductivity Lossy Dielectrics Using a Multilayer Approach," pp. published in the Proceedings of FGM2000, 2000 American Ceramic Society Annual Meeting (2000).
  67. H. T. Lin, S. B. Waters, and K. Breder, "High-Temperature Creep Response of a Commercial Grade Siliconized Silicon Carbide," J. Mater. Sci., 34 (1999) 4393-4398.
  68. H. T. Lin, P. F. Becher, M. K. Ferber, and V. Parthasarathy, “Verification of Creep Performance of a Ceramic Gas Turbine Blade,” Key Engineering Materials Vols. 161-163 (1999) pp. 671-674.
  69. K. L. More, K. S. Ailey, R. A. Lowden, and H. T. Lin, “Evaluating the Effect of Oxygen Content in BN Interfacial Coating on the Stability of SiC/BN/SiC Composites,” Composites Part A: applied science and manufacturing 30 (1999) 463-470.
  70. M. K. Ferber, H. T. Lin, V. Parthasarathy, and W. Brentnall, "Degradation of Silicon Nitrides in High Pressure, Moisture Rich Environments," Proceedings of IGTI1999, ASME TURBO EXPO '99, June 7-10, 1999, Indianapolis, Indiana, ASEM GT-99-265 pamphlet.
  71. A. A. Wereszczak, T. P. Kirkland, K. Breder, H. T. Lin, and M. J. Andrews, “Biaxial Strength, Strength-Size-Scaling, and Fatigue of Alumina and Aluminum Nitride Substrates," International Journal of Microcircuits and Electronic Packaging, 22 [4] 446-458 (1999).
  72. M. K. Ferber, H. T. Lin, and J. Keiser, “Oxidation Behavior of Non-Oxide Ceramics in a High-Pressure, High-Temperature Steam Environment,” pp. 201-215 in Mechanical, Thermal and Environmental Testing and Performance of Ceramic Composites and Components, ASTM STP 1392, M. G. Jenkins, E. Lara-Curzio and S. T. Gonczy, Eds., American Society for Testing and Materials, West Conshohocken, PA, 2000.
  73. P. F. Becher, E. Y. Sun, K. P. Plucknett, K. B. Alexander, C. H. Hsueh, H. T. Lin, E. S. Kang, K. Hirao, and M. E. Brito, “Microstructure Design of Silicon Nitride with Improved Fracture Toughness, Part I: Effects of Grain Shape and Size,” J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 81 [11] 2821-30 (1998).
  74. C. R. Blanchard, H. T. Lin, and B. F. Becher, “Grain Boundary Sliding Measurements During Tensile Creep of a Single-Phase Alumina,” J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 81 [6] 1429-36 (1998).
  75. P. F. Becher, H. T. Lin, and K. L. More, “Lifetime-Applied Stress Response in air of a SiC-Based Nicalon Fiber-Reinforced Composite with a Carbon Interfacial Layer: Effects of Temperature (300° to 1150°C),” J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 81 [7] 1919-25 (1998).
  76. K. L. More, P. F. Tortorelli, H. T. Lin, E. Lara-Curzio, and R. A. Lowden, pp. 382-94, in High-temperature Corrosion and Materials Chemistry, P. Y. Hou, M. J. McNallan, R. Oltra, E. J. Opila, and D. A. Shores (eds.), The Electrochemical Society, Pennington, NJ, 1998.
  77. H. T. Lin and P. F. Becher, “Effect of Fiber Coating on Lifetime of Nicalon Fiber-Reinforced Silicon Carbide Composites in Air,” Mater. Sci. and Eng. A231 (1997) 143-150.
  78. H. T. Lin and P. F. Becher, “Stress-Temperature-Lifetime Envelop of Nicalon Fiber-Reinforced SiC Matrix Composites in Air,” Composites Part A: applied science and manufacturing. 28A (1997) 935-942.
  79. H. T. Lin and P. F. Becher, “Stress-Temperature-Lifetime Response of Nicalon Fiber-Reinforced SiC Composites in air,” pp. 128-141, Thermal and Mechanical Test Methods and Behavior of Continuous-Fiber Ceramic Composites, ASTM STP 1309, M. G. Jenkins, et al (eds.), American Society for Testing and Materials, Philadelphia (1997).
  80. E. Y. Sun, H. T. Lin, and J. J. Brennan, “Intermediate-Temperature Environmental Effects on Boron Nitride Coated-Fiber Reinforced Glass-Ceramic Composites,” J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 80 [3] 609-614 (1997).
  81. A. A. Wereszczak, T. P. Kirkland, H. T. Lin, M. K. Ferber, C. W. Li, and J. A. Goldacker, “Tensile Creep Performance of a Developmental, In-Situ Reinforced Silicon Nitride,” Ceram. Eng. and Sci. 18 [4] 45-55 (1997).
  82. K. C. Liu, H. T. Lin, C. O. Stevens, and C. R. Brinkman, “Long-Term (>30,000-40,000 h) Creep Behavior of an Advanced Si3N4 Ceramics,” Key Engineering Materials, Vol. 132-136 (1997) pp. 583-586.
  83. H. T. Lin and P. F. Becher, “Lifetime and Reliability of Nicalon Fiber-SiC Matrix Composites at Elevated Temperatures in Air,” pp. 601-602 in the Proceedings of 4th International Conference on Composites Engineering, D. Hui, ed., International Community for Composites Engineering and College of Engineering, University of New Orleans (1997).
  84. H. T. Lin, K. A. Alexander, and P. F. Becher, "Grain Size Effect on Creep Deformation of Alumina-SiC Composites" J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 79 [6] 1530-36 (1996).
  85. H. T. Lin and K. Breder, "Creep Deformation in an Alumina-SiC Composite via Directed Metal Oxidation Process," J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 79 [8] 2218-20 (1996).
  86. H. T. Lin, T. N. Tiegs, and J. O. Kiggans, jr., "High Temperature Deformation and Fracture Processes in Sintered Reaction-Bonded Silicon Nitride," J. Mater. Sci., 31, 6477-6483 (1996).
  87. T. N. Tiegs, J. O. Kiggans, F. C. Montgomery, H. T. Lin, D. L. Barker, J. D. Snodgrass, E. S. Sabolsky, and D. W. Coffey, “Effect of Composition on the Processing and Properties of Sintered Reaction-Bonded Silicon Nitride,” Ceram. Eng. and Sci., Vol. 17, No. 3, 354-362 (1996).
  88. H. T. Lin and P. F. Becher, "Creep Behavior in SiC Whisker-Reinforced Alumina Composites," invited talk, pp. 543-553 in Plastic Deformation of Ceramics, J. Routbort, R. C. Bradt, and C. Brook, eds., Plenum Press, New York (1995).
  89. H. T. Lin, P. F. Becher, and P. F. Tortorelli, "Elevated Temperature Static Fatigue of a Nicalon Fiber-Reinforced SiC Composite," pp. 435-440, in the MRS Symposium Proc. V. 365: Ceramic Matrix Composites-Advanced High-Temperature Structural Materials, R. A. Lowden et al. (eds.), Materials Research Society, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (1995).
  90. K. P. Plucknett, H. T. Lin, D. N. Braski, and P. F. Becher, "Environmental Aging Degradation in Continuous Fiber Ceramic Composites," pp. 803-810 in the Proceedings of 10th International Conference on Composite Materials, Vol. IV: Characterization and Ceramic Matrix Composites, A. Poursartip and K. Street, eds., Woodhead Publishing Limited, Cambridge, England (1995).
  91. S. L. Hwang, H. T. Lin, and P. F. Becher, "Mechanical Properties of ß-Si3N4 Whisker Reinforced a'-SiAlON Ceramics," J. Mater. Sci., 30 (1995) 6023-6027.
  92. H. T. Lin, P. F. Becher, and M. K. Ferber, "Improvement of Tensile Creep Displacement Measurements," J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 77 [10] 2767-70 (1994).
  93. T. N. Tiegs, J. O. Kiggans Jr., H. T. Lin, and C. A. Wilkins, "Comparison of Properties of Sintered and Sintered Reaction-Bonded Silicon Nitride Fabricated by Microwave and Conventional Heating, pp. 501-506 in the MRS Symp. Proc. Vol. 347: Microwave Processing of Materials IV, Materials Research Society, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1994.
  94. H. T. Lin and P. F. Becher, "High-Temperature Creep Deformation of Alumina-SiC Whisker Composites," J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 74 [8] 1886-93 (1991).
  95. P. F. Becher, H. T. Lin, and K. B. Alexander, " Development of Toughened Ceramics for Elevated Temperatures," pp. 307-14, in the Proceedings of the 1st International Symposium on the Science of Engineering Ceramics (1991).
  96. H. T. Lin and P. F. Becher, "Creep Behavior of a SiC Whisker Reinforced Alumina," J. Am. Ceram. Soc. 73 [5], 1378–81 (1990).
  97. P. F. Becher and H. T. Lin, "Mechanical Behavior of Whisker Reinforced Ceramics," pp. 3-12, in Proceedings of the International Ceramics Workshop for Fine Ceramics: New Processing and Properties, Nagoya, Japan, 1990.

B. Toughening and strengthening mechanisms in ceramics and composites

  1. Paul F. Becher, Gayle S. Painter, and H. T. Lin, "The Effects o f Intergranular Films on the Mechanical Behavior of Self-Reinforced Ceramics," pp. 401-09 in Ceramics Transactions, Vol. 118: Grain Boundary Engineering in Ceramics-from Grain Boundary Phenomena to Grain Boundary Quantum Structures, Am. Ceram. Soc., Westerville, OH, 2000.
  2. P. F. Becher, C. H. Hsueh, K. B. Alexander, H. T. Lin, W. H. Warwick, C. G. Westmoreland, and S. B. Waters, "Structural Ceramics Incorporating Whiskers, Platelet, and Particulate Phases," J. Belgium Ceram. Soc., Silicates Industrials, 60 (9-10) 239-49 (1995).
  3. P. F. Becher, C. H. Hsueh, H. T. Lin, K. B. Alexander, T. N. Tiegs, W. H. Warwick, and S. B. Waters, "Properties of Whisker-Reinforced Ceramics," pp. 237-261 in the Ceramic Transactions, Vol. 46: Advances in Ceramic-Matrix Composites II, J. P. Singh and N. P. Bansal (eds.), American Ceramic Society, Westerville, OH, 1995.
  4. K. B. Alexander, H. T. Lin, J. H. Schneibel, and P. F. Becher, "Fabrication and Properties of Alumina Matrix Composites Containing Nickel Aluminide Reinforcements," pp. 877-82 in Proceedings: Processing and Fabrication of Advanced Materials III, V. A. Ravi, T. S. Srivatsan, and J. J. Moore, eds. The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society, Warrendale, PA (1995).
  5. P. F. Becher, S. L. Hwang, H. T. Lin, and T. N. Tiegs, "Microstructural Contribution to the Fracture Resistance of Silicon Nitride Ceramics," pp. 87-100, in Tailoring of Mechanical Properties of Si3N4 Ceramics, M. J. Hoffmann and G. Petzow, eds., Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Germany (1994).
  6. P. F. Becher, H. T. Lin, S. L. Hwang, M. J. Hoffmann, and I. W. Chen, "The Influence of Microstructure on the Mechanical Behavior of Silicon Nitride Ceramics," pp. 147-58, in the MRS Symposium Proceedings, Vol. 287: Silicon Nitride Ceramics (1993).
  7. K. B. Alexander, H. T. Lin, and P. F. Becher, "The Role of Electron Microscopy Studies on the Development of Ceramic Composites," pp. 150-51, in the Proceedings of the 50th Annual Meeting of the Electron Microscopy Society of America, G. W. Bailey, J. Bentley, and J. A. Small, eds. (1992).
  8. B. Z. Jang, L. C. Chen, C. Z. Wang, H. T. Lin, and R. H. Zee, "Impact Resistance and Energy Absorption Mechanisms in Hybrid Composites," Composite Science and Technology 34, 305–35 (1989).

C. Processing of ceramics and composites

  1. J. O. Kiggans, Jr., T. N. Tiegs, F. C. Montgomery, and H. T. Lin, “Gelcast Forming of PZT Materials," published in ,” Ceram. Eng. and Sci. Proc. Vol. 20 (3), 19-26 (1999).
  2. S. L. Hwang, P. F. Becher, and H. T. Lin, "De-Sintering in Gas-Pressure Sintering of Silicon Nitrides," J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 80 [2] 329-325 (1997).
  3. J. O. Kiggans, Jr., T. N. Tiegs, F. C. Montgomery, M. K. Ferber, H. T. Lin, C. C. Davisson, D. L. Barker, and A. M. Willaims, “Microwave Annealing of Silicon Nitride Materials," pp. 217-227 in Ceramic Transactions Vol. 85, Innovative Processing/Synthesis: Ceramics, Glasses, and Composites Symposium, Am. Ceram. Soc., Westerville, OH (1997).
  4. T. M. Besmann, J. C. McLaughlin, and H. T. Lin, "Fabrication of Ceramic Composites: Forced CVI," J. Nucl. Mater., 219 (1995) 31-35.
  5. J. O. Kiggans, T. N. Tiegs, H. T. Lin, C. E. Holcombe, "The Utilization of Microwave Heating for the Fabrication of Sintering Reaction-Bonded Silicon Nitride," pp. 59-63 on the 30th Microwave Power Symposium Proceedings, International Microwave Power Institute, Manassas, VA (1995).

D. High-temperature mechanical properties of intermetallic alloys

  1. M.P. Brady, P.F. Tortorelli, K.L. More, E.A Payzant, B.L. Armstrong, H.T. Lin, M.J. Lance, F. Huang, and M.L Weaver, “Design Strategies for Oxidation-Resistant Intermettalic and Advanced Metallic Alloys, pp. 3-18, in European Federation of Corrosion Publications Number 47 on “Novel Approaches to Improving High Temperature Corrosion Resistance,” ed. By M. Schutze and W. J. Quadakkers, Woodhead Publishing Ltd., 2008.
  2. M.P. Brady, P.F. Tortorelli, K.L. More, E.A Payzant, B.L. Armstrong, H.T. Lin, M.J. Lance, F. Huang, and M.L Weaver, “Coating and Near Surface Modification Design Strategies for Protective and Functional Surfaces,” Journal of Materials and Corrosion, 748-755, 56, No. 11 (2005).
  3. M. P. Brady, B. L. Armstorng, H. T. Lin, M. J. Lance, K. L. More, L. R. Walker, F. Huang, and M.L. Weaver “Feasibility Assessment of Self-grading Metallic Bond Coat Alloys for EBCs/TBCs to Protect Si-Based Ceramics,” Scripta Materialia, 52 [5] (2005) 393-307.
  4. R. K. Roger, D. M. Layton, H. T. Lin, and M. P. Brady, “Characterization of Erosion Mechanisms for Natural Gas Engine Spark Plugs,” ICEF2004-875 published at Proceedings of Internal Combustion Engine Division of ASME 2004 Fall Technical Conference, October 24-27, 2004, Long Beach, CA.
  5. J. H. Schneibel and H. T. Lin, "Creep Properties of Molybdenum Silicide Intermetallics Containing Boron,” Journal of Materials at High Temperatures, 19 (1) 25-28 2002.
  6. H. T. Lin, R. C. Wilcox, and B. A. Chin, "The Effects of Temperatures and Strain Rate on the Properties of (Fe,Ni)3V LRO Alloys," pp. 310–18 in Influence of Radiation on Materials Properties, ASTM-STP 956 (1988).
  7. H. T. Lin, R. C. Wilcox, and B. A. Chin, "The Effect of Strain Rate on the Yield Behavior of Iron-Base LRO Alloys at Elevated Temperatures," pp. 235–40 in High Temperature Ordered Intermetallic Alloys II, Mat. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. Vol. 81 (1987).
  8. H. T. Lin, R. C. Wilcox, and B. A. Chin, "The Effects of Strain Rate and Long-Term Aging on the Properties of (Fe,Ni)3V LRO Alloys," J. Nucl. Mater. 141/143, 497–502 (1986).

E. Helium effect on the weldability of fusion reactor materials

  1. H. T. Lin and D. N. Braski, "Degradation in the Weldability of a Helium-Containing Vanadium Alloy," J. Nucl. Mater. 217 (1994) 209-212.
  2. C. A. Wang, H. T. Lin, M. L. Grossbeck, and B. A. Chin, "Helium-Induced Weld Degradation of HT-9 Steel" pp.789-802 in Effects of Radiation on Materials, ASTM-STP 1175 (1994).
  3. C. A. Wang, H. T. Lin, M. L. Grossbeck, and B. A. Chin, "Suppression of HAZ Cracking During Welding of Helium-Containing Materials" J. Nucl. Mater. 191/94 (1992) 696-700.
  4. H. T. Lin and B. A. Chin, "Helium-Induced Weld Cracking in Austenitic and Martensitic Steels," J. Mater. Sci. 26, 2063–70 (1991).
  5. H. T. Lin and B. A. Chin, "The Feasibility of Welding of Irradiated Materials," J. Nucl. Mater. 179-181, 1131/34 (1991).
  6. H. T. Lin, M. L. Grossbeck, and B. A. Chin, "Cavity Microstructure and Kinetics During Gas Tungsten Arc Welding of Helium-Containing Stainless Steel," Metall. Trans. A 21, 2585–96 (1990).
  7. H. T. Lin, M. L. Grossbeck, S. H. Goods, and B. A. Chin, "Welding of Helium-Doped Austenitic and Ferritic Stainless Steels," pp. 615–18, in Recent Trends in Welding Science and Technology TWR 89, S. A. David and J. M. Vitek, eds., ASM International, Metals Park, Ohio (1990).
  8. H. T. Lin, S. H. Goods, M. L. Grossbeck, and B. A. Chin, "Helium Induced Degradation in the Weldability of an Austenitic Stainless Steel," pp. 301–14 in Effects of Radiation on Materials, ASTM-STP 1046 (1989).
  9. T. T. Lin, H. T. Lin, and B. A. Chin, "On-Line Control of Surface Contamination During Gas Tungsten Arc Welding," Optical Engineering 27(5), 413–19 (1988).


Conference Presentations:

  1. H. T. Lin, “Mechanical Reliability: Critical for Successful Application of Ceramics,” James I. Mueller Award Lecture, at the 34th International Conference and Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites (ICACC-2010), January 24-29, 2010, Daytona Beach, FL.
  2. H. T. Lin, A. A. Wereszczak, O. M. Jadaan, and T. P. Kirkland, “Probabilistic Thermomechanical Reliability of Electronic Ceramic Substrates and Semiconducto Chips,” Invited paper, presented at the 5th IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference (VPPC'09), September 7-11, 2009, Dearborn, MI.
  3. H.-T. Lin, “Implementation Methodology of Silicon Nitride Ceramics for Heavy-Duty Diesel Engine Applications,” Invited paper, presented at the 6th International Conference on Nitrides and Related Materials, Karlsruhe (ISNT 2009), March 15-18, 2009, Karlsruhe, Germany.
  4. H. T. Lin, ““Advanced Fiber-Reinforced Ceramic Matrix Composites for Gas Turbine Engine Applications,” Plenary lecture, at the International Symposium on High Performance and Nanostructured Materials, February 19-20, 2009, at Vallabh Vidyanagar, India.
  5. H. T. Lin, “Development of Silicon Nitride Ceramic Components for Advanced Gas Turbine Applications, Plenary lecture, at the International Seminar on High Temperature Materials, February 23-25, 2009, Varanasi, India.
  6. H. T. Lin, “Reliability of Functional Ceramic Components,” Keynote lecture, presented at the 2008 Annual Meeting of The Chinese Society of Materials Science, Nov. 21-22, 2008, Taipei, Taiwan.
  7. H.-T. Lin, “Advanced Silicon Nitride Ceramics for Heavy-Duty Diesel Engine Applications,” Invited paper, presented at the 2nd International Ceramic Congress, June 29-July4, 2008, Verona, Italy.
  8. H.-T. Lin, T. Kirkland, A. A. Wereszczak, M. D. Kass, N. Domingo, T. J. Theiss, N. Phillips and J. A. Jensen, “Design and Implementation of Silicon Nitride Valves for Heavy Duty Diesel Engines” presented at 2007 Diesel Engine-Efficiency and Emission Research (DEER) Conference, Detroit, Michigan, August 12-16, 2007.
  9. H. T. Lin, “Evaluation of Protection Performance and Stability of Environmental Barrier Coatings Using Steam Jet Test Technique,” Invited paper, presented at the 3rd International Symposium on Advanced Ceramics, December 11-15, 2006, Singapore
  10. S. Ueno, H. T. Lin*, and T. Ohji, Corrosion and Recession mechanism of Lu2Si2O7/Mullite Eutectic,” presented at the 2nd Directionally Solidified Eutectic Ceramics Workshop, December 4-6, 2006, Kyoto, Japan.
  11. H. T. Lin and T. P. Kirkland, “Re-establishment of Mechanical Performance and Database of NT154 Silicon Nitride,” Invited paper presented at the ECI International Conference on Novel and Emerging Ceramics and Composites, Kona, Hawaii, June 25-30, 2006.
  12. H. T. Lin, M. K. Ferber, S. B. Waters, and T. P. Kirkland, “Characterization of Mechanical Performance of NT154 Silicon Nitride Microturbine Rotor,” presented at the 30th International Conference & Exposition on Advanced Ceramics and Composites, Cocoa Beach, FL, January 22-27, 2006.
  13. H. T. Lin and M. K. Ferber, “Development of Silicon Nitride Ceramic Components for Advanced Turbine and Microturbine Systems,” Invited paper presented at the IX Conference of the European Ceramic Society, June 19-23, 2005, Protoroz, Slovenia.
  14. H. T. Lin, M. P. Brady, R. K. Richards, and D. M. Layton “Characterization of Erosion and Failure Processes of Spark Plugs After Field Service in Natural Gas Engines,” April 24-28, 2005, San Diego, CA.
  15. H. T. Lin, T. P. Kirkland, M. K. Ferber, A. M. Vartabedian, and V. K. Pujari, “Generation of NT154 Si3N4 Mechanical Database for Advanced Microturbine Applications,” presented at the 29th International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites,” January 23-28, 2005, Cocoa Beach, FL.
  16. H.-T. Lin, M. K. Ferber, A. A. Wereszczak, and T. P. Kirkland, “Evaluation of Mechanical Performance of Silicon Nitride Ceramics with Environmental Barrier Coating,” Invited paper presented at the 3rd International Symposium on the Science of Engineering Ceramics (EnCera 2004), Oct. 31 – Nov. 3, 2004. Osaka, Japan.
  17. H. T. Lin, “Mechanical Performance of Silicon Nitride Components After Exposure to Industrial Gas Turbines,” Invited paper presented at 2nd International Workshop for Advanced Ceramics, November 5-6, 2004, Nagahama City, Japan.
  18. H. T. Lin and M. K. Ferber, “Characterization of Mechanical Reliability of Silicon Nitride Microturbine Rotors,” presented at the International Symposium on New Frontier of Advanced Si-Based Ceramics and Composites (ISASC 2004), June 20-23, 2004, Hotel Hyundai, Gyeongju, Korea.
  19. H. T. Lin and M. K. Ferber, “Evaluation Methodology for Mechanical Property of Complex Shaped Ceramic Components,” presented at 28th International Conference on Advanced Ceramics and Composites,” January 25-30, 2004, Cocoa Beach, FL.
  20. H. T. Lin, “Mechanical Properties of Silicon Nitride Ceramic Components,” Invited paper at Composites at Lake Louise 2003, October 19-24, 2003, Lake Louise, Canada.
  21. H. T. Lin, M. K. Ferber, J. R. Price, J. B. Kimmel, and M. van Roode, “Characterizations of Silicon Nitride Ceramic Components after Exposure to an Industrial Gas Turbine,” Invited paper, presented at the 5th International Meeting of Pacific Rim Ceramic Societies (PacRim5), September 29 – October 2, 2003, Nagoya, Japan.
  22. H. T. Lin, M. K. Ferber, T. P. Kirkland, and S. M. Zemskova, “Dynamic Fatigue of CVD-Mullite Coated SN88 Silicon Nitride,” ASME GT2003-38919, presented at the Proceedings of at 2003 ASME TURBO EXPO: Power for Land, Sea & Air 2003, June 16-19, Atlanta, GA.
  23. H. T. Lin, “Development and Status of Silicon Nitride Ceramic Components for Land-Base Gas Turbines and Microtrubines in the US,” Keynote lecture at the 21st Forum on Basic Science for High-Temperature Ceramics, The 1st Asian International Symposium on the Science of Engineering Ceramics, November 4-6, 2002, Osaka, Japan.
  24. H. T. Lin, M. K. Ferber, W. Westphal, and F. Macri, “Evaluation of Mechanical Reliability of Silicon Nitride Vanes After Field Tests in an Industrial Gas Turbine,” ASME 2002-GT-30629, presented TURBO EXPO: Land, Sea &Air 2002, June 3-6, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  25. H. T. Lin and Mrityunjay Singh, “Evaluation of Lifetime Performance of Hi-Nicalon Fiber-Reinforced Melt-Infiltrated SiC Ceramic Composites,” Invited paper, presented at the CREST International Symposium on SiC/SiC Composite Materials R&D and Its Application to Advanced Energy Systems, Kyoto, Japan, May 20-22, 2002.
  26. H. T. Lin and T. P. Kirkland, A. A. Wereszczak, and M. J. Andrews, “Effect of Long-Term Oil Immersion Test on Mechanical Reliability of Candidate Silicon Nitride Ceramics for Diesel Engine Applications,” presented at the 2002 American Ceramic Society Annual Meeting, April 28-May 1, 2002, St. Louis, Missouri.
  27. H. T. Lin, M. K. Ferber, W. Westphal, and F. Macri, “Evaluation of Mechanical Reliability of Silicon Nitride Vanes After Field Tests in an Industrial Gas Turbine,” presented at TURBO EXPO 2002, June 3-6, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
  28. H. T. Lin, M. K. Ferber, and P. F. Becher, “Evaluation of Mechanical Reliability of Complex-Shaped Ceramic Components," presented at the 2001American Ceramic Society Annual Meeting, April 22-25, 2001, Indianapolis, IN.
  29. H. T. Lin, S. B. Waters, K. L. More, J. Wimmer, and C. W. Li, "Evaluation of Creep Property of AS800 Silicon Nitride From As-Processed Surface Regions," presented at the 2001 Cocoa Beach Meeting, January 21-26, 2001, Cocoa Beach, FL.
  30. H. T. Lin, M. K. Ferber, and P. F. Becher, "Evaluation of Mechanical Reliability of Complex-Shaped Ceramic Components," presented at the 2001 Annual Meeting of the American Ceramic Society, April 22-25, 2001, Indianapolis, IN.
  31. H. T. Lin, M. K. Ferber, M. van Roode, "Mechanical Reliability of Si3N4 Nozzles After Exposure in an Industrial Gas Turbine," Invited paper, presented at the 7th International Symposium on Ceramic Materials and Components for Engines," Goslar, Germany, June 19-21, 2000.
  32. H. T. Lin, M. Singh, and P. F. Becher, " Lifetime Response of a Hi-Nicalon Fiber-Reinforced Melt-Infiltrated SiC Matrix Composite," presented at the 1999 Annual Meeting of the American Ceramic Society, April 25-28, 1999, Indianapolis, IN.
  33. H. T. Lin, P. F. Becher, and P. P. Tortorelli, "Environmental Effects on the Lifetime Response of Nicalon Fiber-SiC Composites," presented at the Symposium of Recent Advances in Ceramic Matrix Composites, 1998 MRS Fall Meeting, Nov. 29-Dec. 4, 1998, Boston, MA.
  34. H. T. Lin, P. F. Becher, M. K. Ferber, and V. Parthasarathy, “Verification of Creep Performance of a Ceramic Gas Turbine Blade,” presented at the 2nd International Symposium on the Science of Engineering Ceramics (EnCera’98), September 6-9, 1998, Osaka, Japan.
  35. H. T. Lin, E. Y. Sun, P. F. Becher, S. H. Waters, K. Plucknett; K. Hirao, and M. E. Brito, Creep Response of Silicon Nitride with a Highly Anisotropic Microstructure: Effect of Large Grain Content and Orientation,” presented at the 1998 Annual Meeting of the American Ceramic Society, May 3-6, 1998, Cincinnati, OH.
  36. H. T. Lin and P. F. Becher, “Lifetime and Reliability of Nicalon Fiber-SiC Matrix Composites at Elevated Temperatures in Air,” presented at the International Conference on Composites Engineering, July 6-11, 1997, Big Island, HI.
  37. H. T. Lin and P. F. Becher, “Effect of Fiber Coating on Lifetime of Nicalon Fiber-Silicon Carbide Composites,’ presented at the 99th Annual Meeting of the American Ceramic Society, May 4-7, 1997, Cincinnati, OH.
  38. H. T. Lin, K. B. Alexander, P. F. Becher, and M. J. Hoffmann, “Environmental Effect on Creep of Gas-Pressure Sintered Silicon Nitride Ceramics,” presented at 98th Annual Meeting of the American Ceramic Society, April 14-17, 1996, Indianapolis, IN.
  39. H. T. Lin and P. F. Becher, “Stress-Temperature-Lifetime Response of Nicalon Fiber-Reinforced SiC Composites in air,” presented in the ASTM Symposium of Thermal and Mechanical Test Methods and Behavior of Continuous-Fiber Ceramic Composites, January 7-9, 1996, Cocoa Beach, Florida.
  40. H. T. Lin, P. F. Becher, T. N. Tiegs, and J. O. Kiggans, Jr., "Creep Deformation in Sintered Reaction-Bonded Silicon Nitride," presented at the 97th Annual Meeting of the American Ceramic Society, April 30-May 4, 1995, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  41. H. T. Lin, P. F. Becher, and P. F. Tortorelli, "Elevated Temperature Static Fatigue of a Nicalon Fiber-Reinforced SiC Composite," presented at the Symposium of Ceramic Matrix Composites-Advanced High Temperature Structural Materials, 1994 MRS Fall Meeting, Nov. 28-Dec. 2, 1994, Boston, MA.
  42. H. T. Lin and P. F. Becher, "Creep Behavior in SiC Whisker-Reinforced Alumina Composite," Invited paper, presented at the Engineering Foundation Conference on Plastic Deformation of Ceramics, August 7-12, 1994, Snowbird, Utah.
  43. H. T. Lin and P. F. Becher, "Creep Deformation of Yb2O3-Containing Silicon Nitride Ceramics," presented at the 96th Annual Meeting of the American Ceramic Society, April 24-28, 1994, Indianapolis, IN.
  44. H. T. Lin, "Elevated Temperature Mechanical Properties of Toughened Ceramics in Air," invited lecture, presented at the Materials Engineering Program at Auburn University, AL, May 20, 1993.
  45. H. T. Lin and P. F. Becher "Microstructural Aspects Contributing to the Creep Deformation of Alumina-SiC Composites," presented at the 95th Annual Meeting of the American Ceramic Society, April 19-22, 1993, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  46. H. T. Lin, P. F. Becher, and T. N. Tiegs, "High Temperature Creep of Self-Reinforced Si3N4 Ceramics," presented at the 45th Pacific Coast Regional Meeting, November 1-4, 1992, San Francisco, CA.
  47. H. T. Lin, P. F. Becher, W. H. Warwick, and T. N. Tiegs, "Strength and Toughness Behavior of In Situ Reinforced Si3N4 Ceramics," presented at the 94th Annual Meeting of the American Ceramic Society, April 12-16, 1992, Minneapolis, Minn.
  48. H. T. Lin, P. F. Becher, C. W. Li, C. J. Gasdaska, and J. Yamanis, "Creep Behavior of In Situ Reinforced Silicon Nitride Ceramics," presented at the 93rd Annual Meeting of the American Ceramic Society, April 28–May 2, 1991, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  49. H. T. Lin and P. F. Becher "High-Temperature Creep of Alumina-Silicon Carbide Composites," presented at the 92nd Annual Meeting of the American Ceramic Society, April 22–26, 1990, Dallas, Tex.
  50. H. T. Lin, M. L. Grossbeck, S. H. Goods, and B. A. Chin "Welding of Helium-Doped Austenitic and Ferritic Stainless Steels," presented at the 2nd International Conference on Trends in Welding Research, April 14–18, 1989, Gatlinburg, Tenn.
  51. H. T. Lin and K. Farrell, "Weld Responses of Helium-Atomized and Helium-Doped Austenitic Stainless Steels," presented at the 1989 TMS Annual Meeting, February 27–March 2, 1989, Las Vegas, Nev.
  52. H. T. Lin, S. H. Goods, M. L. Grossbeck, and B. A. Chin, "Helium Induced Degradation in the Weldability of an Austenitic Stainless Steel," presented at the 14th International Symposium on Effects of Radiation on Materials, June 27–30, 1988, Andover, Mass.
  53. H. T. Lin and B. A. Chin "Properties of Welded Low Activation Ferritic Alloys," presented at the 1987 TMS Fall Meeting, October 12–14, 1987, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  54. H. T. Lin, R. C. Wilcox, and B. A. Chin, "The Effects of Temperatures and Strain Rate on the Properties of (Fe,Ni)3V LRO Alloys," presented at the 13th International Symposium on Effects of Radiation on Materials, June 23–25, 1986, Seattle, Washington.




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