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Education/Academic qualification

Physics, PhD, University of California at Berkeley

… → 1977

Physics, MPhil, University of Hong Kong

… → 1973

Physics and Mathematics, BSc, University of Hong Kong

… → 1971

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Grants 2001 2020

Electric power generation
Ferritic steel
magnesium alloys
room temperature

Research Output 1975 2020

Surface hardening of metals at room temperature by nanoparticle-laden cavitating waterjets

He, X., Song, M., Du, Y., Shi, Y., Johnson, B. A., Ehmann, K., Chung, Y-W. & Wang, Q. J., Jan 1 2020, In : Journal of Materials Processing Technology. 275, 116316.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Commentary on using H/E and H3/E2 as proxies for fracture toughness of hard coatings

Chen, X., Du, Y. & Chung, Y-W., Oct 31 2019, In : Thin Solid Films. 688, 137265.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hard coatings
Ceramic coatings
fracture strength
Fracture toughness
Crack propagation

Design and Development of Lightly Alloyed Ferritic Fire-Resistant Structural Steels

Gross, C. T., Isheim, D., Vaynman, S., Fine, M. E. & Chung, Y-W., Jan 1 2019, In : Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A: Physical Metallurgy and Materials Science. 50, 1, p. 209-219 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

yield strength
2 Citations (Scopus)

Fabrication of superamphiphobic Cu surfaces using hierarchical surface morphology and fluorocarbon attachment facilitated by plasma activation

Cai, J., Wang, T., Hao, W., Ling, H., Hang, T., Chung, Y-W. & Li, M., Jan 15 2019, In : Applied Surface Science. 464, p. 140-145 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Contact angle
Surface morphology
Chemical activation

Formation and Nature of Carbon-Containing Tribofilms

Wu, H., Khan, A. M., Johnson, B., Sasikumar, K., Chung, Y-W. & Wang, Q. J., May 1 2019, In : ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 11, 17, p. 16139-16146 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wear of materials
Diamond like carbon films
Solid lubricants