• University of Huddersfield Queensgate Huddersfield HD1 3DH

    United Kingdom

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PhD projects

A systematic research on ultra-precision manufacturing of functional surfaces with embedded on-machine measurement system. (PhD full-time 2017-18 entry) Development of an abrasive machining method to the surface structuring of novel technical materials (PhD full-time 2017-18 entry)

20102019
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Research Output 2010 2019

  • 27 Article
  • 20 Conference contribution
  • 2 Review article
2019
Processing
Machining
Machine tools
Milling (machining)
Surface topography
4 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
File
Surface measurement
Machining
Interferometers
Diamonds
Calibration

Development of an adaptive toolpath planning strategy for diamond face turning of freeform surfaces

Zhong, W., Tong, Z., Chen, W. & Jiang, X., 2019, European Society for Precision Engineering and Nanotechnology, Conference Proceedings - 19th International Conference and Exhibition, EUSPEN 2019. Leach, R. K., Billington, D., Nisbet, C. & Phillips, D. (eds.). euspen, p. 126-127 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Diamond
planning
Diamonds
diamonds
machining
2 Citations (Scopus)

Investigation of grinding mechanism of a 2D C f /C–SiC composite by single-grain scratching

Liu, Q., Huang, G., Cui, C., Tong, Z. & Xu, X., 1 Jul 2019, In : Ceramics International. 45, 10, p. 13422-13430 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Composite materials
Fibers
Carbon silicon carbide composites
Fiber reinforced materials
Carbon fibers
2 Citations (Scopus)

Modulated diamond cutting for the generation of complicated micro/nanofluidic channels

Zhu, Z., To, S., Tong, Z., Zhuang, Z. & Jiang, X., 1 Mar 2019, In : Precision Engineering. 56, p. 136-142 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Nanofluidics
Diamonds
Modulation
Nanostructures
Milling (machining)
1 Citation (Scopus)

Numerical Analysis of the Effects of Pulsed Laser Spot Heating Parameters on Brazing of Diamond Tools

Wang, Y., Huang, G., Su, Y., Zhang, M., Tong, Z. & Cui, C., 27 May 2019, In : Metals. 9, 5, p. 1-11 11 p., 612.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Diamond
Brazing
Pulsed lasers
Numerical analysis
Diamonds

On-machine surface measurement and applications for ultra-precision machining: a state-of-the-art review

Li, D., Wang, B., Tong, Z., Blunt, L. & Jiang, X., 1 Sep 2019, In : International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology. 104, 1-4, p. 831-847 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Surface measurement
Machining
Process control
Availability
Feedback
1 Citation (Scopus)

Tuned diamond turning of micro-structured surfaces on brittle materials for the improvement of machining efficiency

Zhu, Z., Tong, Z., To, S. & Jiang, X., 2019, In : CIRP Annals. 68, 1, p. 559-562 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Brittleness
Diamonds
Machining
Servomechanisms
Silicon wafers
2018
8 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
File
Calibration
Machine vibrations
machine tools
Error correction
Scanning

Deterministic fabrication of surface micro-step features using a facet diamond cutting tool

Tong, Z., Jiang, X. & Blunt, L., 5 Jun 2018, Proceedings of the 18th International Conference of the European Society for Precision Engineering and Nanotechnology (EUSPEN): June 4th-8th 2018, Venice, IT. Riemer, O., Savio, E., Billington, D., Leach, R. K. & Phillips, D. (eds.). euspen, p. 91-92 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Diamond cutting tools
Fabrication
Cutting tools
Brass
Focused ion beams
6 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
File
Diamond
Titanium alloys
Diamonds
Wear of materials
Cutting tools

Investigation of kinematics error influence on on-machine measurement for ultra-precision turning

Li, D., Tong, Z., Blunt, L., Ding, F. & Jiang, X., 5 Jun 2018, Proceedings of the 18th International Conference of the European Society for Precision Engineering and Nanotechnology (EUSPEN): June 4th-8th 2018, Venice, IT. Riemer, O., Savio, E., Billington, D., Leach, R. K. & Phillips, D. (eds.). euspen, p. 143-144 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Kinematics
Measurement errors
Machine tools
Interferometers
Diamonds
7 Citations (Scopus)

Kinematics Error Compensation for a Surface Measurement Probe on an Ultra-Precision Turning Machine

Li, D., Jiang, X., Tong, Z. & Blunt, L., 2 Jul 2018, In : Micromachines. 9, 7, 15 p., 334.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Error compensation
Surface measurement
Kinematics
Machine tools
Mirrors
1 Citation (Scopus)

The influence of cutting parameters on the defect structure of subsurface in orthogonal cutting of titanium alloy

Bai, J., Bai, Q., Tong, Z. & Chen, G., 28 Mar 2018, In : Journal of Materials Research. 33, 6, p. 720-732 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Defect structures
titanium alloys
Titanium alloys
defects
damage
1 Citation (Scopus)

Theoretical Model for Subsurface Microstructure Prediction in Micro-Machining Ti-6Al-4V Alloy – Experimental Validation

Bai, J., Bai, Q., Tong, Z. & Guo, H., 1 Nov 2018, In : International Journal of Mechanical Sciences. 148, p. 64-72 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
machining
Machining
Defects
microstructure
Microstructure
2017

Atomistic investigation of FIB-induced damage in diamond cutting tools under various ion irradiation conditions

Tong, Z., Jiang, X., Bai, Q. & Blunt, L., 26 May 2017, Proceedings of the 17th International Conference of the European Society for Precision Engineering and Nanotechnology, EUSPEN 2017. Phillips, D. (ed.). euspen, p. 95-96 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Diamond cutting tools
Diamond
Focused ion beams
Ion bombardment
ion irradiation

Calibration of an Interferometric Surface Measurement System on an Ultra-Precision Turning Lathe

Li, D., Jiang, X., Blunt, L., Tong, Z. & Ding, F., 1 Jan 2017, Laser Metrology and Machine Performance XII - 12th International Conference and Exhibition on Laser Metrology, Machine Tool, CMM and Robotic Performance, LAMDAMAP 2017. euspen, p. 252-255 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Surface measurement
Calibration
machine tools
Machine tools
Machine vibrations

Development of an ultra-precision grinding technique for the production of structured micro-patches on ceramics and tool steel

Young, C., Blunt, L. & Tong, Z., 26 May 2017, Proceedings of the 17th International Conference of the European Society for Precision Engineering and Nanotechnology, EUSPEN 2017. Phillips, D. (ed.). euspen, p. 207-208 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Tool steel
grinding
steels
ceramics
Diamond

Development of on-machine measurement for ultra-precision machining

Li, D., Jiang, X., Blunt, L., Tong, Z., Williamson, J. & Young, C., 26 May 2017, Proceedings of the 17th International Conference of the European Society for Precision Engineering and Nanotechnology, EUSPEN 2017. Phillips, D. (ed.). euspen, p. 73-74 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
machining
Machining
Interferometers
interferometers
manufacturing
1 Citation (Scopus)

Development of Precision Polishing Machine Based on Parallel-Kinematic System

Mohamed, Z., Blunt, L., Young, C., Tong, Z. & Li, D., 1 Jan 2017, Proceedings of the 17th International Conference of the European Society for Precision Engineering and Nanotechnology, EUSPEN 2017. euspen, p. 273-274 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Polishing machines
Polishing
polishing
Kinematics
kinematics
4 Citations (Scopus)

Dislocation dynamics-based modeling and simulations of subsurface damages microstructure of orthogonal cutting of titanium alloy

Bai, J., Bai, Q. & Tong, Z., 16 Oct 2017, In : Micromachines. 8, 10, 13 p., 309.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Titanium alloys
Microstructure
Defects
Edge dislocations
Screw dislocations
4 Citations (Scopus)

Multiscale analyses of surface failure mechanism of single-crystal silicon during micro-milling process

Bai, J., Bai, Q. & Tong, Z., 13 Dec 2017, In : Materials. 10, 12, 14 p., 1424.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Silicon
Single crystals
Dislocations (crystals)
Monocrystalline silicon
Diamond
2016
7 Citations (Scopus)

An atomistic investigation of the effect of strain on frictional properties of suspended graphene

Bai, Q., He, X., Bai, J. & Tong, Z., May 2016, In : AIP Advances. 6, 5, p. 1-9 9 p., 055308.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
graphene
coefficient of friction
friction
diamonds
potential energy

Atomistic investigation of the wear of nanoscale diamond cutting tools shaped by focused ion beam

Tong, Z., Jiang, X., Bai, Q., Blunt, L. & Luo, X., 2016, Proceedings of the 16th International Conference of the European Society for Precision Engineering and Nanotechnology, EUSPEN 2016. euspen

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Diamond cutting tools
Focused ion beams
diamonds
ion beams
Wear of materials
1 Citation (Scopus)

Development of ultra-precision abrasive machining of functional structured surfaces

Young, C., Blunt, L., Mohamed, Z. & Tong, Z., 2016, Proceedings of the 16th International Conference of the European Society for Precision Engineering and Nanotechnology, EUSPEN 2016. euspen, 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

abrasives
Abrasives
machining
Machining
grinding
7 Citations (Scopus)

Evolution of surface grain structure and mechanical properties in orthogonal cutting of titanium alloy

Bai, J., Bai, Q., Tong, Z., Hu, C. & He, X., 28 Dec 2016, In : Journal of Materials Research. 31, 24, p. 3919-3929 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Crystal microstructure
titanium alloys
Dislocations (crystals)
Titanium alloys
mechanical properties
1 Citation (Scopus)

Review on FIB-induced damage in diamond materials

Tong, Z., Jiang, X., Luo, X., Bai, Q., Xu, Z., Blunt, L. & Liang, Y., 1 Dec 2016, In : Current Nanoscience. 12, 6, p. 685-695 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Diamond
Diamonds
Ions
Ion sources
Ion bombardment
1 Citation (Scopus)

The ultra-precision cutting Titanium alloy (Ti-6Al-4V): Effects on its microstructure and surface mechanical properties

Bai, J., Bai, Q., He, X. & Tong, Z., 2016, Proceedings of the 16th International Conference of the European Society for Precision Engineering and Nanotechnology, EUSPEN 2016. euspen

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

titanium alloys
Titanium alloys
mechanical properties
Mechanical properties
microstructure
2015
7 Citations (Scopus)

Investigation of a scale-up manufacturing approach for nanostructures by using a nanoscale multi-tip diamond tool

Tong, Z., Luo, X., Sun, J., Liang, Y. & Jiang, X., 3 Apr 2015, In : International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology. 80, 1-4, p. 699-710 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nanostructures
Diamonds
Molecular dynamics
Machining
Wear of materials
8 Citations (Scopus)

Investigation of focused ion beam induced damage in single crystal diamond tools

Tong, Z. & Luo, X., 30 Aug 2015, In : Applied Surface Science. 347, p. 727-735 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Diamond
Focused ion beams
Diamonds
Single crystals
Molecular dynamics
12 Citations (Scopus)

Investigation of ion induced bending mechanism for nanostructures

Rajput, N. S., Tong, Z. & Luo, X., Jan 2015, In : Materials Research Express. 2, 1, 8 p., 015002.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Nanostructures
Irradiation
Ions
Nanotechnology
Ion beams
2 Citations (Scopus)

Ion-beam-assisted fabrication and manipulation of Metallic nanowires

Rajput, N. S., Tong, Z., Verma, H. C. & Luo, X., Jul 2015, In : Micro and Nano Letters. 10, 7, p. 334-338 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ion beams
Nanowires
manipulators
nanowires
ion beams
10 Citations (Scopus)
Molecular dynamics
Diamonds
diamonds
Irradiation
molecular dynamics
2014
39 Citations (Scopus)

An atomistic investigation on the mechanism of machining nanostructures when using single tip and multi-tip diamond tools

Tong, Z., Liang, Y., Jiang, X. & Luo, X., 30 Jan 2014, In : Applied Surface Science. 290, p. 458-465 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diamond
Nanostructures
Diamonds
Machining
Temperature distribution

Investigation of a scale-up manufacturing approach for nanostructures using multi-tip nanoscale diamond tool

Tong, Z., Luo, X. & Sun, J., 2014, Proceedings of the 14th International Conference of the European Society for Precision Engineering and Nanotechnology. Vol. 2. p. 347-350 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Diamond
Nanostructures
Diamonds
manufacturing
diamonds
21 Citations (Scopus)

Investigation of the shape transferability of nanoscale multi-tip diamond tools in the diamond turning of nanostructures

Luo, X., Tong, Z. & Liang, Y., 1 Dec 2014, In : Applied Surface Science. 321, p. 495-502 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Diamond
Nanostructures
Diamonds
Machining
Geometry
24 Citations (Scopus)

Investigation on the thermal effects during nanometric cutting process while using nanoscale diamond tools

Tong, Z., Liang, Y., Yang, X. & Luo, X., 7 Oct 2014, In : International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology. 74, 9-12, p. 1709-1718 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thermal effects
Diamonds
Nanostructures
Annealing
Diamond cutting tools
2013

An atomistic investigation of FIB process damage on diamond

Tong, Z., Luo, X., Blunt, L. & Jiang, X., 2013, Proceedings of the 13th International Conference of the European Society for Precision Engineering and Nanotechnology: EUSPEN 2013. euspen, Vol. 2. p. 265-268 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Diamond
Focused ion beams
Diamonds
diamonds
ion beams

An atomistic investigation of nanometric cutting process using a multi-tip single crystal diamond tool

Tong, Z. & Luo, X., 2013, Laser Metrology and Machine Performance X - 10th International Conference and Exhibition on Laser Metrology, Machine Tool, CMM and Robotic Performance, LAMDAMAP 2013. euspen, p. 283-291 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Molecular dynamics
Nanostructures
Diamonds
diamonds
Single crystals

Multiscale simulation of the compress behavior on single crystal copper microstructure based on quasicontinuum method

Bai, Q., Zhang, X., Tong, Z., Liang, Y. & Pen, H., Dec 2013, In : Jixie Qiangdu/Journal of Mechanical Strength. 35, 6, p. 810-815 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Multiscale Simulation
Single Crystal
Copper
Microstructure
Poisson's Ratio
2012
2 Citations (Scopus)

Simulation research on FIB processing: A comparison between silicon and diamond

Tong, Z., Luo, X. C., Liang, Y. C., Bai, Q. S. & Sun, J. N., 2012, ICAC 12 - Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Automation and Computing: Integration of Design and Engineering. p. 269-273 5 p. 6330521

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Diamonds
Silicon
Processing
Ions
Electric potential
2011
3 Citations (Scopus)

Computational fluid dynamics analysis of an aerostatic journal bearing with slot-entry restrictors

Liang, Y., Liu, J., Sun, Y., Lu, L. & Tong, Z., 2011, In : Advanced Science Letters. 4, 8-10, p. 2817-2821 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bearings (structural)
Journal Bearing
Journal bearings
dynamic analysis
Hydrodynamics

Deformation mechanism of diamond nanocutting single-crystal copper using molecular dynamics simulatio

Chen, J. X., Liang, Y. C., Yu, X., Wang, Z. G. & Tong, Z., 2011, Advanced Materials. Vol. 239-242. p. 2775-2778 4 p. (Advanced Materials Research; vol. 239-242).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Molecular dynamics
Diamonds
Single crystals
Copper
Nucleation
1 Citation (Scopus)

Nano-indentation experiments on anisotropy of single crystal Cu oriented by EBSD technique

Liang, Y. C., Pen, H. M., Bai, Q. S. & Tong, Z., Nov 2011, In : Nami Jishu yu Jingmi Gongcheng/Nanotechnology and Precision Engineering. 9, 6, p. 488-492 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nanoindentation
nanoindentation
Electron diffraction
Anisotropy
Single crystals
4 Citations (Scopus)

Potential analysis in nanoturning of single crystal silicon using molecular dynamics

Liang, Y. C., Wang, Z. G., Chen, M. J., Chen, J. X. & Tong, Z., 2011, Advanced Materials. Vol. 239-242. p. 3236-3239 4 p. (Advanced Materials Research; vol. 239-242).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Molecular dynamics
Single crystals
Silicon
Atoms
Diamonds

Simulation on tensile mechanical properties of single crystal copper nanostructures with different holes configurations

Liang, Y. C., Tong, Z., Bai, Q. S., Chen, J. X. & Wang, Z. G., 2011, Conference Program for the 3rd International Conference on Heterogeneous Materials Mechanics, ICHMM 2011. p. 132-135 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Nanostructures
Single crystals
Copper
Mechanical properties
Defects
2010
8 Citations (Scopus)

Analysis about diamond tool wear in nano-metric cutting of single crystal silicon using molecular dynamics method

Wang, Z., Liang, Y., Chen, M., Tong, Z. & Chen, J., 2010, 5th International Symposium on Advanced Optical Manufacturing and Testing Technologies: Advanced Optical Manufacturing Technologies. PART 1 ed. Vol. 7655. 76550O

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Tool Wear
Diamond
Silicon
Single Crystal
Strombus or kite or diamond
1 Citation (Scopus)

MD simulation of nanocutting process: Removal mechanism, defects evolvement, and characterization

Chen, J. X., Liang, Y. C., Wang, L. Q., Chen, M. J., Tong, Z. & Chen, W. Q., 2010, 5th International Symposium on Advanced Optical Manufacturing and Testing Technologies: Advanced Optical Manufacturing Technologies. PART 1 ed. Vol. 7655. 76550J

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

MD Simulation
Cutting Force
Defects
Single Crystal
Strombus or kite or diamond
9 Citations (Scopus)

Simulation of scale dependency on tensile mechanical properties of single crystal copper nano-rod

Bai, Q., Tong, Z., Liang, Y., Chen, J. & Wang, Z., Oct 2010, In : Jinshu Xuebao/Acta Metallurgica Sinica. 46, 10, p. 1173-1180 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Copper
mechanical property
Young modulus
dislocation
Single crystals