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Peer-reviewed Journal Publications:


L. Li, B. Fang, D. Ren, L. Fu, Y. Zhou, C. Yang, F. Zhang, X. Feng, L. Wang, X. He, P.Q. Qi, Y. Liu, C. Jia, S. Zhao, F. Xu*, X. Wei*, H. Wu*, Thermal-Switchable, Trifunctional Ceramic–Hydrogel Nanocomposites Enable Full-Lifecycle Security in Practical Battery Systems, ACS nano, (2022).


W. Zhu#, S. Mao, X. Wei*, Finite deformation continuum model for mechanically induced phase transition in transition metal dichalcogenide monolayers, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 2022: 104955.


R. Gao, Y. Huang, W. Gan, S. Xiao, Y. Gao, B. Fang, X. Zhang, B. Lyu, R. Huang, J. Li, X. Wei*, Y. Deng*, Y. Lu*, Superhydrophobic elastomer with leaf-spring microstructure made from natural wood without any modification chemicals, Chemical Engineering Journal, 442, 2022, 136338.


K. Ming, Z. Zhu, W. Zhu, B. Fang, B. Wei, P.K. Liaw, X. Wei*, J. Wang*, S. Zheng*, Enhancing strength and ductility via crystalline-amorphous nanoarchitectures in TiZr-based alloys, Science advances, 8, 2022.


L. Li, C. Jia, Y. Liu, B. Fang, W. Zhu, X. Li, L.A. Schaefer, Z. Li, F. Zhang, X. Feng, N. Hussain, X. Xi, D. Wang, Y.H. Lin*, X. Wei*, H. Wu*, Nanograin–glass dual-phasic, elasto-flexible, fatigue-tolerant, and heat-insulating ceramic sponges at large scales, Materials Today, 54, 2022, 72-82.


X. Zeng, Y. Liu, F. Liu, W. Wang, X. Liu, X. Wei*, Y. Hu*, A bioinspired three-dimensional integrated e-skin for multiple mechanical stimuli recognition. Nano Energy. 2021 Nov 26:106777.


 J. Song, W. Zhu, X. Wei*, Correlations between the hierarchical spatial heterogeneity and the mechanical properties of metallic glasses. International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 2021: 204, 106570.


L. Zheng, N. Liu, Y. Liu…, X. Wei*, Z. Zhang*, Z. Liu*, H. Peng*, Atomically Thin Bilayer Janus Membranes for Cryo-electron Microscopy. ACS Nano. 2021


L. Li, C. Xu, …, B. Fang, X. Wei, …, X. Feng*, H. Wu*, M. Ouyang, Thermal-Responsive, Super-Strong, Ultrathin Firewalls for Quenching Thermal Runaway in High-Energy Battery Modules. Energy Storage Materials. 2021


X. Sui, X. Gao, …, J. Liu, X. Wei, …, Z. Tang*, X. Liu*, Zone-Folded Longitudinal Acoustic Phonons Driving Self-Trapped State Emission in Colloidal CdSe Nanoplatelet Superlattices. Nano Letters, 2021


J. Liu, X. Wei*, Enhancing the impact performance of reinforced composites through fiber hybridization – A hybrid dynamic shear-lag model. Extreme Mechanics Letters, 2021 6:101352


W. Zhu, J. Liu, X. Wei*, A multiscale model for the prediction of ballistic performance of fiber-reinforced composites. International Journal of Impact Engineering. 2021:103889.


J. Liu, X. Wei*, A universal fracture analysis framework for staggered composites composed of tablets with different wavy topologies. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids. 2021 Mar 1:104387.


W. Zhu, J. Liu, S. Mao, and X. Wei*, A new continuum model for viscoplasticity in metallic glasses based on thermodynamics and its application to creep tests. Journal of Mechanics Physics of Solids. 2021 Jan;146:104216


Zhu W., Liu Y., Wei X., Modeling Intrinsic Wrinkles in Graphene and Their Effects on the Mechanical Properties, JOM, 2020, Sept


Liu J., Yu Z., Wei X., A multiscale analytical framework for Mode I crack in staggered composites, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 2020, Sept


Deng B, Hou Y, Liu Y, Khodkov T, Goossens S, Tang J, Wang Y, Yan R, Du Y, Koppens FH, Wei X. Growth of Ultra-Flat Graphene with Greatly Enhanced Mechanical Properties. Nano Letters. 2020 Jul 30


Jia C, Li L, Liu Y, Fang B, et al., Highly compressible and anisotropic lamellar ceramic sponges with superior thermal insulation and acoustic absorption performances. Nature Communications. 2020 Jul 24;11(1):1-3.


Liu J, Hai X, Wei X., Design the wave attenuation property of nacreous composites. Extreme Mechanics Letters. 2020 Jul 15:100875.


Yu Z, Liu J, Wei X., Achieving outstanding damping performance through bio-inspired sutural tessellations. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids. (2020) May 21:104010.


Z. Yu, J. Liu, X. Wei, A general property-structure relationship from crack stability analysis on hybrid staggered composites with elasto-plastic matrices, Composite Structures  (2020) 112071.


L. Zheng, Y. Chen, N. Li, J. Zhang, N. Liu, J. Liu, W. Dang, B. Deng, Y. Li, X. Gao, Robust ultraclean atomically thin membranes for atomic-resolution electron microscopy, Nature Communications 11(1) (2020) 1-8.


Z. Zhao, Q. Huang, C. Yan, Y. Liu, X. Zeng, X. Wei, Y. Hu, Z. Zheng, Machine-Washable and Breathable Pressure Sensors Based on Triboelectric Nanogenerators Enabled by Textile Technologies, Nano Energy  (2020) 104528.


L. Wei, W. Zhu, Z. Yu, J. Liu, X. Wei, A new three-dimensional progressive damage model for fiber-reinforced polymer laminates and its applications to large open-hole panels, Composites Science and Technology 182 (2019) 107757.


R.A. Soler-Crespo, L. Mao, J. Wen, H.T. Nguyen, X. Zhang, X. Wei, J. Huang, S.T. Nguyen, H.D. Espinosa, Atomically Thin Polymer Layer Enhances Toughness of Graphene Oxide Monolayers, Matter  (2019).


Z. Yu, J. Liu, W. Zhu, X. Wei, Optimizing mechanical properties of bio-inspired composites through functionally graded matrix and microstructure design, Composite Structures 206 (2018) 621-627.


C. Yang, H. Zhang, Y. Liu, Z. Yu, X. Wei, Y. Hu, Kirigami‐Inspired Deformable 3D Structures Conformable to Curved Biological Surface, Advanced Science 5(12) (2018) 1801070.


 J. Liu, W. Zhu, Z. Yu, X. Wei, Size effects in layered composites–Defect tolerance and strength optimization, Composites Science and Technology 165 (2018) 154-160.


J. Liu, X. Hai, W. Zhu, X. Wei, Optimization of damping properties of staggered composites through microstructure design, Journal of Applied Mechanics 85(10) (2018) 101002.


Liu, J., Zhu, W., Yu, Z., & Wei, X. (2018). Dynamic shear-lag model for understanding the role of matrix in energy dissipation in fiber-reinforced composites. Acta biomaterialia.​


Yu, Z., Liu, J., & Wei, X. (2018). Unraveling crack stability and strain localization in staggered composites by fracture analysis on the shear-lag model. Composites Science and Technology.​


Zhao, Z., Liu, J., Wang, Z., Liu, Z., Zhu, W., Xia, H., ... & Peng, L. M. (2017). Ultrasensitive triboelectric nanogenerator for weak ambient energy with rational unipolar stacking structure and low-loss power management. Nano Energy, 41, 351-358.


Soler-Crespo, R. A., Gao, W., Xiao, P., Wei, X., Paci, J. T., Henkelman, G., & Espinosa, H. D. (2016). Engineering the mechanical properties of monolayer graphene oxide at the atomic level. The journal of physical chemistry letters, 7(14), 2702-2707.​


Wei, X., Meng, Z., Ruiz, L., Xia, W., Lee, C., Kysar, J. W., ... & Espinosa, H. D. (2016). Recoverable slippage mechanism in multilayer graphene leads to repeatable energy dissipation. ACS nano, 10(2), 1820-1828.


Wei, X., Ford, M., Soler-Crespo, R. A., & Espinosa, H. D. (2015). A new Monte Carlo model for predicting the mechanical properties of fiber yarns. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 84, 325-335.


Wei, X., Mao, L., Soler-Crespo, R. A., Paci, J. T., Huang, J., Nguyen, S. T., & Espinosa, H. D. (2015). Plasticity and ductility in graphene oxide through a mechanochemically induced damage tolerance mechanism. Nature communications, 6, 8029.


Roenbeck, M. R., Furmanchuk, A. O., An, Z., Paci, J. T., Wei, X., Nguyen, S. T., ... & Espinosa, H. D. (2015). Molecular-level engineering of adhesion in carbon nanomaterial interfaces. Nano letters, 15(7), 4504-4516.


Wei, X., Filleter, T., & Espinosa, H. D. (2015). Statistical shear lag model–Unraveling the size effect in hierarchical composites. Acta biomaterialia, 18, 206-212.


Beese, A. M., Wei, X., Sarkar, S., Ramachandramoorthy, R., Roenbeck, M. R., Moravsky, A., ... & Nguyen, S. T. (2014). Key factors limiting carbon nanotube yarn strength: exploring processing-structure-property relationships. ACS nano, 8(11), 11454-11466.


Roenbeck, M. R., Wei, X., Beese, A. M., Naraghi, M., Furmanchuk, A. O., Paci, J. T., ... & Espinosa, H. D. (2014). In situ scanning electron microscope peeling to quantify surface energy between multiwalled carbon nanotubes and graphene. ACS nano, 8(1), 124-138.


Naraghi, M., Bratzel, G. H., Filleter, T., An, Z., Wei, X., Nguyen, S. T., ... & Espinosa, H. D. (2013). Atomistic investigation of load transfer between DWNT bundles “crosslinked” by PMMA oligomers. Advanced Functional Materials, 23(15), 1883-1892.


Wei, X., De Vaucorbeil, A., Tran, P., & Espinosa, H. D. (2013). A new rate-dependent unidirectional composite model–Application to panels subjected to underwater blast. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 61(6), 1305-1318.


Wei, X., Tran, P., De Vaucorbeil, A., Ramaswamy, R. B., Latourte, F., & Espinosa, H. D. (2013). Three-dimensional numerical modeling of composite panels subjected to underwater blast. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 61(6), 1319-1336.


Cooper, R. C., Lee, C., Marianetti, C. A., Wei, X., Hone, J., & Kysar, J. W. (2013). Nonlinear elastic behavior of two-dimensional molybdenum disulfide. Physical Review B, 87(3), 035423.


Wei, X., & Kysar, J. W. (2012). Experimental validation of multiscale modeling of indentation of suspended circular graphene membranes. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 49(22), 3201-3209.


Loh, O., Wei, X., Sullivan, J., Ocola, L. E., Divan, R., & Espinosa, H. D. (2012). Carbon‐carbon contacts for robust nanoelectromechanical switches. Advanced Materials, 24(18), 2463-2468.


Latourte, F., Wei, X., Feinberg, Z. D., De Vaucorbeil, A., Tran, P., Olson, G. B., & Espinosa, H. D. (2012). Design and identification of high performance steel alloys for structures subjected to underwater impulsive loading. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 49(13), 1573-1587.


Wei, X., Naraghi, M., & Espinosa, H. D. (2012). Optimal length scales emerging from shear load transfer in natural materials: application to carbon-based nanocomposite design. ACS nano, 6(3), 2333-2344.5-335.


Latourte, F., Gregoire, D., Zenkert, D., Wei, X., & Espinosa, H. D. (2011). Failure mechanisms in composite panels subjected to underwater impulsive loads. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 59(8), 1623-1646.


Wei, X., & Kysar, J. W. (2011). Residual plastic strain recovery driven by grain boundary diffusion in nanocrystalline thin films. Acta Materialia, 59(10), 3937-3945.


Eisenberg, J. L., Safi, A., Wei, X., Espinosa, H. D., Budinger, G. S., Takawira, D., ... & Jones, J. C. (2011). Substrate stiffness regulates extracellular matrix deposition by alveolar epithelial cells. Research and reports in biology, 2011(2), 1.


Loh, O., Wei, X., Ke, C., Sullivan, J., & Espinosa, H. D. (2011). Robust Carbon‐Nanotube‐Based Nano‐electromechanical Devices: Understanding and Eliminating Prevalent Failure Modes Using Alternative Electrode Materials. small, 7(1), 79-86.


Lee, C., Wei, X., Li, Q., Carpick, R., Kysar, J. W., & Hone, J. (2009). Elastic and frictional properties of graphene. physica status solidi (b), 246(11‐12), 2562-2567.


Wei, X., Fragneaud, B., Marianetti, C. A., & Kysar, J. W. (2009). Nonlinear elastic behavior of graphene: Ab initio calculations to continuum description. Physical Review B, 80(20), 205407.


Lee, C., Wei, X., Kysar, J. W., & Hone, J. (2008). Measurement of the elastic properties and intrinsic strength of monolayer graphene. science, 321(5887), 385-388.


Wei, X., Lee, D., Shim, S., Chen, X., & Kysar, J. W. (2007). Plane-strain bulge test for nanocrystalline copper thin films. Scripta materialia, 57(6), 541-544.


Gan, Y. X., Wei, C. S., Lam, M., Wei, X., Lee, D., Kysar, J. W., & Chen, X. (2007). Deformation and fracture behavior of electrocodeposited alumina nanoparticle/copper composite films. Journal of materials science, 42(13), 5256-5263.


Lee, D., Wei, X., Chen, X., Zhao, M., Jun, S. C., Hone, J., ... & Kysar, J. W. (2007). Microfabrication and mechanical properties of nanoporous gold at the nanoscale. Scripta materialia, 56(5), 437-440.


Lee, D., Wei, X., Zhao, M., Chen, X., Jun, S. C., Hone, J., & Kysar, J. W. (2006). Plastic deformation in nanoscale gold single crystals and open-celled nanoporous gold. Modelling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering, 15(1), S181.


Lee, D., Zhao, M., Wei, X., Chen, X., Jun, S. C., Hone, J., ... & Kysar, J. W. (2006). Observation of plastic deformation in freestanding single crystal Au nanowires. Applied physics letters, 89(11), 111916.

Books and Book Chapters:


Wei, X., & Espinosa, H. D. (2014). Experimental and Theoretical Studies of Fiber-Reinforced Composite Panels Subjected to Underwater Blast Loading. In Blast Mitigation(pp. 91-122). Springer, New York, NY.


Filleter, T., Beese, A. M., Roenbeck, M. R., Wei, X., & Espinosa, H. D. (2013). Nanotube Superfiber Materials: Chapter 3. Tailoring the Mechanical Properties of Carbon Nanotube Fibers. Elsevier Inc. Chapters.


Mechanical properties of nanoscale and atomic scale materials: Nanocrystalline copper and graphene, Wei, Xiaoding. Columbia University, ProQuest Dissertations Publishing, 2009. 3374088.

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