Recent Publications

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Refereed Journal Publications
























  • P. Manimunda, A. Al-Azizi, S.H. Kim, R.R. Chromik, “Shear-induced structural changes and origin of ultralow friction of hydrogenated diamond-like carbon (DLC) in dry environment,” ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 9, 16704-14 (2017). 


  • Y. Ding, R.R. Chromik, “Relationship between indentation plastic zone size and residual stresses in plastically deformed Fe,” Materials Science and Engineering A 696, 1-9 (2017).


  • P. Behera, K.R. Sriraman, R.R. Chromik, S. Yue, “Combining in situtribometry and triboscopy to understand third body behavior of a Cd coating,” Surface Topography: Metrology and Properties 5, 014001 (2017).


  • G. Kermouche, G. Jacquet, C. Courbon, J. Rech, Y. Zhang, R.R. Chromik, “Microstructure evolution induced by sliding-based surface thermomechanical treatements-application to pure copper,” Materials Science Forum 879, 915-20 (2017).


  • N. Alatawneh, T. Rahman, S. Hussain D.A. Lowther, R.R. Chromik, “On the accuracy of time domain extension formulae of core losses in non-oriented electrical steel laminations under non-sinudoidal excitation,” IET Electric Power Applications 11, 1131-9 (2017). 


  • N. Alatawneh, T. Rahman, D.A. Lowther, R.R. Chromik, “Design and analysis of a toroidal tester for the measurement of core losses under axial compressive stress,” Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 432, 519-26 (2017).  


  • J.M. Shockley, C. Desrayaud, R.R. Chromik, S. Descartes, “Significance of Al2O3particle morphology in the microstructure evolution of cold-sprayed Al-Al2O3during unconstrained high-pressure torsion,” Materials Science and Engineering A 684, 510-16 (2017).


  • S.A. Alidokht, P. Manimunda, P. Vo, S. Yue, R.R. Chromik, “Cold spray deposition of a Ni-WC composite coating and its dry sliding wear behavior,” Surface and Coatings Technology 308, 424-34 (2016).


  • P. Stoyanov, J.M. Shockley, M. Dienwiebel, R.R. Chromik, “Combining in situ and online approaches to monitor interfacial processes in lubricated sliding contacts,” MRS Communications 6, 301-8 (2016).


  • H. Majoubi, E. Buck, P. Manimunda, R. Farivar, R.R. Chromik, M. Murshed, M. Cerruti, “Surface phosphonation enhances hydroxyapatite coating adhesion on polyetheretherketone and its osseointegration potential,” Acta Biomaterialia 47, 149-58 (2016).


  • A. Ghosh, J. Arreguin-Zavala, H. Aydin, D. Goldbaum, R.R. Chromik, M. Brochu, “Investigating cube-corner indentation hardness and strength relationship under quasi-static and dynamic testing regimes,” Materials Science and Engineering A 677, 534-39 (2016).


  • A.A. Samimi, T.W. Krause, L. Clapham, M. Gallaugher, Y. Ding, R.R. Chromik, “Manufacturing inspection of electrical steels using magnetic Barkhausen noise: residual stress detection,” CINDE Journal 37, 26-30 (2016).


  • D. Goldbaum, P. Manimunda, G. Kamath, S. Descartes, J. Klemberg-Sapieha, R.R. Chromik, “Tribological behavior of TiN and Ti (Si,C)N coatings on cold sprayed Ti substrates,” Surface and Coatings Technology 291, 261-75 (2016).


  • Y. Zhang, J.M. Shockley, P. Vo, R.R. Chromik, “Tribological behavior of a cold-sprayed Cu-MoS2composite coating during dry sliding wear,” Tribology Letters 62:9 (2016).


  • Y. Zhang, S. Descartes, P. Vo, R.R. Chromik, “Cold-sprayed Cu-MoS2and its fretting wear behavior,” Journal of Thermal Spray Technology 25, 473-82 (2016).


  • K.R. Sriraman, P. Manimunda, R.R. Chromik, S. Yue, “Effect of crystallographic orientation on the tribological behavior of electrodeposited Zn coatings,” RSC Advances 6, 17360-17372 (2016).


  • A. Saleem, N. Alatawneh, R.R. Chromik, D. Lowther, “Effect of shear cutting on microstructural and magnetic properties of non-oriented electrical steel,” IEEE Transactions on Magnetics 52, 7368174(2016).


  • S. Hamidizadeh, N. Alatawneh, R.R. Chromik, D.A. Lowther, “Comparison of different demagnetization models of permanent magnet in machines for electric vehicle application,” IEEE Transactions on Magnetics 52 (April 2016).


  • L. Lee, E. Regis, S. Descartes, R.R. Chromik, “Fretting wear behavior of Zn-Ni alloy coatings,” Wear 330, 112-121 (2015).


  • D. Goldbaum, R.R. Chromik, N. Brodusch, R. Gauvin, “Microstructure and mechanical properties of Ti cold-spray splats determined by electron channeling contrast imaging and nanoindentation mapping,” Microscopy and Microanalysis 21, 570-581 (2015).


  • J.M. Shockley, S. Descartes, P. Vo, E. Irissou, R.R. Chromik, “The influence of Al2O3particle morphology on the coating formation and dry sliding wear behavior of cold sprayed Al-Al2O3composites,” Surface and Coatings Technology 270, 324-333 (2015).


  • M. Gallaugher, P. Ghosh, A.M. Knight, R.R. Chromik, “The Effect of Easy Axis Misorientation on the Low Induction Hysteresis Properties of Non-Oriented Electrical Steels,” Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 382, 124-133 (2015).


  • P. Mann, H. Miao, A. Gariépy, M. Lévesque, R.R. Chromik, “Residual stress near single shot peening impingements determined by nanoindentation and numerical simulations,” Journal of Materials Science 50, 2284-2297 (2015).


  • M. Gallaugher, A.A. Samimi, T.W. Krause, L. Clapham, R.R. Chromik,“Local magnetic properties in non-oriented electrical steel and their dependence on magnetic easy axis and misorientation parameters,” Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A 46, 1262-1276 (2015).

  • A.A. Sorour, R.R. Chromik, M. Brochu, “Microstructure and densification of gas atomised Fe-Cr-B based alloy powder consolidated by spark plasma sintering,” Powder Metallurgy 58, 20-29 (2015).

  • I. Saletes, T. Filleter, D. Goldbaum, R.R. Chromik, A.N. Sinclair, “Reference Specimen for Nondestructive Evaluation: Characterization of the Oxide Layer of a Cold Shot in Inconel 600,” Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance 24, 875-884 (2015).

  • J. Qian, Z. Zhou, C. Yan, D.J. Li, K.Y. Li, S. Descartes, R.R. Chromik, W.J. Zhang, I. Bello, L. Martinu, J.E. Klemberg-Sapieha, “Tailoring the mechanical and tribological properties of sputtered boron carbide films via the B1− xCxcomposition,” Surface and Coatings Technology 267, 2-7 (2015).