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REFEREED JOURNAL PAPERS PUBLISHED or IN PRESS (“*” denote  UNT student authors)

2016

27. Chen Zhang* and H. F. Zhang and Suresh Kalauvan, “PZN-PT based Smart Probe for High Temperature Fluid Viscosity Measurements,” Measurement, in press.

26.  Thanh Tuong Pham* and H. F. Zhang, “A new apparatus for the measurement of force-frequency effect of crystal resonators,” Measurement, 93, pp. 524–528, 2016.

25. H.F. Zhang, J. A. Kosinski, and L. Zuo, “Analysis of contributions of material constants to temperature velocity shifts of quartz surface acoustic wave resonators,” Ultrasonics, 71,189-193, 2016.

24. L. J. Yang* and H. F. Zhang, “A piezoelectric power harvester with adjustable frequency through rotating the angle of the jointed beam,” Ferroelectrics, in press.

23.  L. J. Yang*, H. F. Zhang, “Experimental study on a wide-band piezoelectric energy harvester with rotating beams vibrating in perpendicular directions,” Integrated Ferroelectrics, vol. 168.1, pp. 85-96, 2016.

2015

22. L. J. Yang*, H. F. Zhang,”A new method for frequency adjustment of piezoelectric energy harvesters,” Ferroelectrics, vol. 486.1, pp. 49-56, 2015.

21.   B., Y. Ye*, H. F. Zhang, and J. A. Kosinski,” Experimental measurement of the frequency shifts of degenerate thickness-shear modes in a rotated Y-cut quartz resonator subject to diametrical forces,” IEEE Transaction on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control, vol. 62, no. 3, pp. 560-564, 2015.

2014

20. H. F. Zhang and K. Afazul*, “Design and analysis of a connected broadband multipiezoelectric bimorph beams energy harvester,” IEEE Transaction on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control, vol. 61, pp. 1016-1023, 2014.

19.  M. Ahmadi*, H. F. Zhang, and J. Tian,”Investigation of piezoelectric Energy harvesting at Elevated Temperatures, Ferroelectrics, vol. 460, pp. 138-148, 2014.

18.  Y. Y. Bao* , H. F. Zhang, M. Ahmadi*, K. M. Afazul*, and F. H. Wu,”Measurements of Young's and Shear Moduli of Rail Steel at Elevated Temperatures, Ultrasonics, vol.54 pp. 867-873, 2014.

17.   H. F. Zhang and Y. Y. Bao*, “Sensitivity analysis of multi-layered C-Axis inclined Zig-zag zinc oxide thin film resonators as a viscosity sensor,” IEEE Transaction on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control, vol. 61, pp. 525-534, 2014.

16.   H. F. Zhang and M. Ahmadi*, “Resonance tuning of a multi-piezoelectric bimorph beams energy  harvester connected by springs,” Ferroelectrics, vol. 460, pp. 34-48, 2014.

2013

15.   M. Ahmadi*, H. F. Zhang, Y. Cheng, and J. Wahrmund, “Determining elastic and shear moduli of cold-formed steel at elevated temperatures using a new sonic resonance method,” Nondestructive Testing and Evaluation, vol. 29, pp. 1-13, 2013.

14.   H. F. Zhang, J. A. Turner, J. S. Yang and J. A. Kosinski, “Experimental measurements of the force-frequency effect of thickness mode langasite resonators,” IEEE Transaction on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control, vol. 60, pp. 1475-1478, 2013.    

13.  H. F. Zhang, “Optimal Cuts to extract the third-order piezoelectric constants and electrostictive constants of langasite single crystals through the electroelastic effect,” IEEE Transaction on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control, vol. 60, pp. 1453-1466, 2013.

12.   H. F. Zhang, J. A. Kosinski, and K. Afazul*, “Apparatus for measurement of acoustic wave propagation under uniaxial loading with application to measurement of third-order elastic constants of piezoelectric single crystals,” Review of Scientific Instrument, vol. 84, pp. 054901-1-5, 2013.

11.   H. F. Zhang, “Analysis of thickness vibrations of C-Axis inclined Zig-Zag multi-layered zinc oxide thin film resonators,” Ferroelectrics, vol. 445, pp. 96-106, 2013.     

10.  H. F. Zhang, J. A. Turner, J. S. Yang and J. A. Kosinski, Y. Y. Bao*, “Experimental measurement of the electroelastic effect in thickness mode langasite resonators,” IEEE Transaction on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control, vol. 60, pp. 970-974, 2013.

9.     H. F Zhang, J. A. Kosinski, “Analysis of contributions of nonlinear material constants to stress-induced velocity shifts of quartz and langasite surface acoustic wave resonators, IEEE Transaction on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control, vol. 60, pp. 975-985, 2013.

8.    H. F. Zhang, J. A. Kosinski, Y. Xie*, and J. A. Turner, “Drive level dependence of doubly rotated langasite resonators with different configurations,” IEEE Transaction on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control, vol. 60, pp.963-969, 2013.

2012

7.    H. F. Zhang, J. A. Kosinski, “Analysis of thickness vibrations of C-Axis inclined zig-zag two-layered zinc oxide thin film resonators,” IEEE Transaction on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control, vol. 59, pp. 2831-2836, 2012.

6.   H. F. Zhang, P. H. Lee*, J. A. Kosinski, “Experimental study of a frequency-adjustable piezoelectric bimorph energy harvester,” Ferroelectrics, vol. 437, pp. 34 – 44, 2012.

2011

5.    H. F. Zhang, “Optimal cuts to extract the third-order elastic constants of langasite single crystals,” IEEE Transaction on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control, vol. 58, pp. 1245-1254, 2011.

4.    H. F. Zhang, P. H. Lee*, “Experimental study of thickness-shear vibration of AT-cut  quartz resonators loaded with microparticles,” IEEE Transaction on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control, vol. 58, pp. 1521-1524, 2011.

2010

3.   H. F. Zhang, J. A. Turner, J. S. Yang and J. A. Kosinski, “Force-frequency effect of thickness mode langasite resonators,” Ultrasonics, 50, 479-490, 2010.

2009

2.    H. F. Zhang, J. A. Turner and J. A. Kosinski, “Analysis of thickness vibration of C-axis inclined aluminum-nitrogen thin film resonators,” Integrated Ferroelectrics, vol. 9, pp. 95-108, 2009.

2007

1.      H. F. Zhang, J. A. Turner, J. S. Yang and J. A. Kosinski, “Electroelastic effect of thickness mode langasite resonators,” IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectric, and Frequency Control, vol. 54, pp. 2210-2218, 2007.

BOOK CHAPTER

Chapter 8 in Piezoelectric Structures and Devices, Walter De Gruyter, Berlin, Germany (ISBN: 978-3-11-029788-1)

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

2016

16. S. Kaluvan and H. F. Zhang, “A novel DC current sensor using SMA controlled piezoelectric biomorph,” ASME 2016 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, accepted.

15.  S. Kaluvan, J. Y. Park, H. F. Zhang, U. Mangalanathan, and S. B. Choi. "A new resonance based method for the measurement of magnetic field intensity." In SPIE Smart Structures and Materials+ Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, pp. 97992V-97992V. International Society for Optics and Photonics, 2016.

14.  S. Kaluvan and H. F. Zhang, “Design of an Oscillator Circuit for Langasite (LGS) Based Resonant Pressure - Temperature Sensor,” in Proceedings of 2016 IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium, accepted.

13. C. Zhang, H. F. Zhang and X. Yu, “Piezoelectric PMN-PT-based Smart Viscometer for Viscous Fluid Monitoring,” in Proceeding of 2016 International Conference on Motion and Vibration Control, accepted.

12. S. W. Bi, N. Wu, J. C. Zhou, H. F. Zhang, and X. W. Wang. "All-optically driven system in ultrasonic wave-based structural health monitoring." In SPIE Smart Structures and Materials+ Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, pp. 98030K-98030K. International Society for Optics and Photonics, 2016.

11   C. Zhang and H. F. Zhang. "Piezoelectric-based smart sensing system for I-type steel structural health monitoring." In SPIE Smart Structures and Materials+ Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, pp. 98052C-98052C. International Society for Optics and Photonics, 2016.

2015

10. N. Wu, L. J. Yang, H. F. Zhang, and X. W. Wang, “Optical excitation and detection of a quartz crystal resonator,” in SPIE Smart Structures conference, pp. 94360L-94360L, 2015.

2014

9.   J. A. Kosinski, H. F. Zhang, Y. Y. Bao, “Measurement of the Second Order Elastic Constant of Langasite Crystals,” ASME 2014 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, Newport, RI, 2014, accepted.

8.   Y. Y. Bao and H. F. Zhang, “Feasibility Study of Langasite Wafer Active Sensors for High Temperature Structural Health   Monitoring,” The 12th International Conference on Motion and Vibration, Sapporo, Japan, 2014, accepted.

2013

7.    H. F. Zhang, Tinghui Fan*, “Wireless electric field sensor based on a langasite resonator,” Proceedings of   IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium, 2013, accepted.

2012

6.    H. F. Zhang, Benjamin D. Montz, Tinghui Fan* and John A. Kosinski, “Wireless langasite resonator as a force sensor,” Proceedings of IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium, 1-6, 2012.
        
5.   K. Afazul*, H. F. Zhang, “Measurement of nonlinear elastic constants of rail steel,” Proceedings of the SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, v 8347, 83472U, 2012.

2011

4.    H. F. Zhang, Y. Xie*, J. A. Turner, J. A. Kosinski, “Drive level dependence of doubly rotated langasite resonators with different configurations” Proceedings of IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium, 1-4, 2011.
        
3.    Z. Salmani*, Y. Xie*, G. Zheng*, H. F. Zhang, H. L. Zhang, “Application of antenna in strain measurement,” Proc. IEEE Int. Workshop on Antenna Technology, 336-339, 2011.

2010

2.   H. F. Zhang, “Optimal cuts to extract the third-order elastic constants of langasite single crystals,” Proceedings of IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium, 262-267, 2010.

2006

1.    H. F. Zhang, J. A. Turner, J. S. Yang and J. A. Kosinski. “Sensitivity of electroelastic effect to nonlinear material behavior in langasite resonators,” Proceedings of IEEE International  Frequency Control Symposium, 670-675, 2006.
 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

2016

22. S. Kaluvan, J. Y. Park, H. F. Zhang, U. Mangalanathan, and S. B. Choi. "A new resonance based method for the measurement of magnetic field intensity." in 2016 SPIE Smart Structures conference, Las Vegas, NV, 2016.

21. S. Kaluvan and H. F. Zhang, “Design of an Oscillator Circuit for Langasite (LGS) Based Resonant Pressure - Temperature Sensor,” in Proceedings of 2016 IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium, accepted.

20. C. Zhang, H. F. Zhang and X. Yu, “Piezoelectric PMN-PT-based Smart Viscometer for Viscous Fluid Monitoring,” in 2016 SPIE Smart Structures conference, Las Vegas, NV, 2016.

19. S. W. Bi, N. Wu, J. C. Zhou, H. F. Zhang, and X. W. Wang. "All-optically driven system in ultrasonic wave-based structural health monitoring." in 2016 SPIE Smart Structures conference, Las Vegas, NV, 2016.

18 C. Zhang and H. F. Zhang. "Piezoelectric-based smart sensing system for I-type steel structural health monitoring." in 2016 SPIE Smart Structures conference, Las Vegas, NV, 2016.

17. N. Wu, L. J. Yang, H. F. Zhang, and X. W. Wang, “Optical excitation and detection of a quartz crystal resonator,” in 2016 SPIE Smart Structures conference, Las Vegas, NV, 2016.

2015

16. L. J. Yang, H. F. Zhang and S. Mirzaabedini, ”Rotating beam flexural vibrations in perpendicular directions as a wideband piezoelectric energy harvester,” 2015 SPIE smart material symposium, Mar 8-12, San Diego, CA, US.

15. H. F. Zhang, J. A. Kosinski and L. Zuo, “Analysis of Contributions of Nonlinear Material Constants to Temperature-induced Velocity Shifts of Quartz and Langa-site Surface Acoustic Wave Resonators,” Joint IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium and Precise Time and Time Interval (PTTI) Systems and Applications, Apr 12-16, 2015, Denver, CO, US.

2014

14.   Y. Y. Bao* and H. F. Zhang, “Feasibility Study of Langasite Wafer Active Sensors for High Temperature Structural Health   Monitoring,” The 12th International Conference on Motion  and Vibration, Sapporo, Japan, Aug, 2014.

2013

13.   T. H. Fan*, H. F. Zhang, “A wireless langasite resonant electrical field/voltage sensor,”  Joint IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium and Precise Time and Time Interval (PTTI) Systems and Applications, July 21-25, 2013, Prague, Czech Republic.

12.   H. F. Zhang, M. Ahmadi* and F. Wu, “Measurement of elastic constants of rail steel at elevated temperatures using ultrasound, sonic resonance, and laser detection methods,” SPIE Smart Structures and Materials + Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring conference, Mar 10-14, 2013, San Diego, CA.

11.   H. F. Zhang, “Modeling of wide-band frequency-adjustable piezoelectric bimorph energy harvester,” SPIE Smart Structures and Materials + Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring conference, Mar 10-14, 2013, San Diego, CA.

2012

10.   H. F. Zhang, Benjamin D. Montz, Tinghui Fan* and John A. Kosinski, “Wireless langasite resonator as a force sensor,” IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium, May 22-24, 2012, Baltimore, MD.

9.    K. M. Afazul*, H. F. Zhang, “Measurement of nonlinear elastic constants of rail steel,” SPIE Smart Structures and Materials + Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring conference, Mar 10-14, 2012San Diego, CA.

2011

8.    H. F. Zhang, Y. Xie*, J. A. Turner, J. A. Kosinski, “Drive level dependence of doubly rotated langasite resonators with different configurations” IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium, May 2-5, 2011, San Francisco, CA.

7.    Z. Salmani*, Y. Xie*, G. Zheng*, H. F. Zhang, H. L. Zhang, “Application of antenna in strain measurement,” May 2-7, 2012, Tucson, AZ, IEEE Int. Workshop on Antenna Technology.

6.   H. F. Zhang, “Optimal cuts to extract the third-order elastic constants of langasite single crystals,” IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium, June 2-4, 2010, Newport Beach, CA.

2009

5.    H. F. Zhang, J. A. Turner, “Sensitivity analysis of measurements associated with nonlinear material constants for piezoelectric crystals,” 158th Meeting of The Acoustic Society of America, October26-30, 2009, San Antonio, TX.

2008

4.   H. F. Zhang, “Electroelastic effect of thickness mode langasite resonators,” Dec 4, 2008, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, Redondo Beach, CA

2007

3.   H. F. Zhang, J. A. Turner, J. S. Yang and J. A. Kosinski, “Determination of third-order elastic constants of langasite single crystals through force-frequency effect,” IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium, October 28-31, 2007, New York.

2.   H. F. Zhang, J. A. Turner, J. S. Yang and J. A. Kosinski, “Force-frequency effect of thickness mode langasite resonators,” 153RD Meeting of The Acoustic Society of America, June 4-8, 2007, Salt Lake City, UT.

2005

1.    H. F. Zhang, J. A. Turner, J. S. Yang and J. A. Kosinski, “Electrical field frequency effect of thickness mode langasite resonators,” 2005 Joint IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium and Precise Time and Time Interval (PTTI) Systems and Applications Meeting, 29-31 Aug, 2005, Vancouver, BC, Canada.