Select publications

  1. C.W. Reese, A. Gladstein, J.M. Fedors, V. De Andrade, B. Mishra, A.J. Shahani, and A.I. Taub, “In situ Al-TiC Composites Fabricated by Self-propagating High-temperature Reaction: Insights on Reaction Pathways and their Microstructural Signatures,” submitted (2019).

  2. N. Lu, J. Kang, N. Senabulya, R. Keinan, N. Gueninchault, and A.J. Shahani, “Dynamics of Particle-assisted Abnormal Grain Growth Revealed through Integrated Three-dimensional Microanalysis,” in review (2019).

  3. Y. Wang, J. Gao, Y. Ren, V. De Andrade, and A.J. Shahani, “Formation of a Three-phase Spiral Structure due to Competitive Growth of a Peritectic Phase with a Metastable Eutectic,” in review (2019).

  4. S. Moniri, H. Bale, T. Volkenandt, Y. Wang, J. Gao, T. Lu, K. Sun, R.O. Ritchie, and A.J. Shahani, “Multi-step Crystallization of Self-organized Spiral Eutectics,” submitted (2019).

  5. N. Senabulya and A.J. Shahani, “Growth Interactions between Icosahedral Quasicrystals,” Phys. Rev. Mater. 3, 093403 (2019). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.3.093403

  6. J. Kang, N. Lu, I. Loo, N. Senabulya, and A.J. Shahani, “PolyProc: A Modular Processing Pipeline for X-ray Diffraction Tomography,” Integr. Mater. Manuf. Innov. 8, 388 (2019). DOI: 10.1007/s40192-019-00147-2. See also our GitHub repository for codes.

  7. H. Parsamehr, T.-S. Chen, D.-S. Wang, M.-S. Leu, I. Han, Z. Xi, A.-P. Tsai, A.J. Shahani, and C.-H. Lai, “Thermal Spray Coating of Al-Cu-Fe Quasicrystals: Dynamic Observations and Surface Properties,” Materialia 8, 100432 (2019). DOI: 10.1016/j.mtla.2019.100432

  8. S. Moniri, X. Xiao, and A.J. Shahani, "The Mechanism of Eutectic Modification by Trace Impurities," Sci. Rep. 9, 3381 (2019). DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-40455-3

  9. A.E. Hussein, N. Senabulya, M.J.V. Streeter, S.J.D. Dann, B. Kettle, F. Albert, N. Bourgeois, S. Cipiccia, J.M. Cole, E. Gerstmayr, I. G. González, A. Higginbotham, D.A. Jaroszynski, K. Falk, K. Krushelnick, N. Lemos, N.C. Lopes, C. Lumsden, O. Lundh, Y. Ma, S.P.D. Mangles, Z. Najmudin, P.P. Rajeev, M. Shahzad, M. Smid, R. Spesyvtsev, D.R. Symes, G. Vieux, J.C. Wood, A.J. Shahani, and A.G.R. Thomas, “Laser-wakefield Accelerators as Hard X-ray Sources for High-Resolution Imaging of Complex Microstructures,” Sci. Rep. 9, 3249 (2019). DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-39845-4

  10. (invited) I. Han, X. Xiao, H. Sun, and A.J. Shahani, "A Side-by-side Comparison of the Solidification Dynamics of Quasicrystalline and Approximant Phases in the Al-Ni-Co System," Acta Cryst. A 75, 281 (2019). DOI: 10.1107/S2053273318017114

  11. S. Moniri and A.J. Shahani, "Chemical Modification of Degenerate Eutectics: A Review of Recent Advances and Current Issues," J. Mater. Res. 34, Early Career Scholars in Materials Science Annual Issue, 20 (2019). DOI: 10.1557/jmr.2018.361

  12. J. Zhou, M. Taylor, G.A. Melinte, A.J. Shahani, C.C. Dharmawardhana, H. Heinz, P.W. Voorhees, J. Perepezko, P. Ercius, and J. Miao, “Quantitative Characterization of High Temperature Oxidation using Electron Tomography and Energy-dispersive X-ray Spectroscopy,” Sci. Rep. 8, 10239 (2018). DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-28348-3

  13. R. Keinan, H. Bale, N. Gueninchault, E.M. Lauridsen, and A.J. Shahani, “Integrated Imaging in Three Dimensions: Providing a New Lens on Grain Boundaries, Particles, and their Correlations in Polycrystalline Silicon,” Acta Mater. 148, 225 (2018). DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2018.01.045

  14. N. Senabulya, I. Han, X. Xiao, and A.J. Shahani, “On the Kinetic and Equilibrium Shapes of Icosahedral Al-Pd-Mn Quasicrystals,” Scripta Mater. 146, 218 (2018). DOI: 10.1016/j.scriptamat.2017.11.049

  15. I. Han, X. Xiao, and A.J. Shahani, “Probing the Growth and Melting Pathways of a Decagonal Quasicrystal in Real-time,” Sci. Rep. 7, 17407 (2017). DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-17821-0

  16. (invited) A.J. Shahani and P.W. Voorhees, "Twin-mediated Crystal Growth," J. Mater. Res. 31, 2936 (2016). DOI: 10.1557/jmr.2016.308

  17. R.S. Weatherup, A.J. Shahani, J.-Z. Wang, K. Mingaard, A. Pollard, M.-G. Willinger, R. Schloegl, P.W. Voorhees, and S. Hofmann, "In Situ Graphene Growth Dynamics on Polycrystalline Catalyst Foils," Nano Lett. 16, 6196 (2016). DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.6b02459

  18. A.J. Shahani, X. Xiao, and P.W. Voorhees, "The Mechanism of Eutectic Growth in Highly Anisotropic Materials," Nature Comm. 7, 12953 (2016). DOI: 10.1038/ncomms12953

  19. A.J. Shahani, X. Xiao, K. Skinner, M. Peters, and P.W. Voorhees, "Ostwald Ripening of Faceted Si Particles in an Al-Si-Cu Melt," Mater. Sci. Eng. A 673, 307 (2016). DOI: 10.1016/j.msea.2016.06.077

  20. A.J. Shahani, E.B. Gulsoy, S.O. Poulsen, X. Xiao, and P.W. Voorhees, "Twin-mediated Crystal Growth: An Enigma Resolved," Sci. Rep. 6, 28651 (2016). DOI: 10.1038/srep28651

  21. A.J. Shahani, E.B. Gulsoy, V.J. Roussochatzakis, J.W. Gibbs, J.L. Fife, and P.W. Voorhees, "The Dynamics of Coarsening in Highly Anisotropic Systems: Si Particles in Al-Si Liquids," Acta Mater. 97, 325 (2015). DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2015.06.064

  22. J.W. Gibbs, A.K. Mohan, E.B. Gulsoy, A.J. Shahani, X. Xiao, C. Bouman, M. De Graef, and P.W. Voorhees, "The Three-dimensional Morphology of Growing Dendrites," Sci. Rep. 5, 11824 (2015). DOI: 10.1038/srep11824

  23. A.J. Shahani, E.B. Gulsoy, J.W. Gibbs, J.L. Fife, and P.W. Voorhees, "Integrated Approach to the Data Processing of Four-dimensional Data Sets from Phase-contrast X-ray Tomography," Opt. Express 22, 24606 (2014). DOI: 10.1364/OE.22.024606

  24. E.B. Gulsoy, A.J. Shahani, J.W. Gibbs, J.L. Fife, and P.W. Voorhees, "Four-dimensional Evolution of Coarsening of Al-Si Alloy using Phase Contrast X-ray Tomographic Microscopy," Mater. Trans. 55, 161 (2014). DOI: 10.2320/matertrans.M2013225

  25. A.J. Shahani, J. Wu, L. Wu, Q. Wang, and X.-D. Zhou, "Morphological Transformations and Electrochemical Properties of Hydrothermally Synthesized Manganese (IV) Oxide Nanostructures," ECS Trans. 33, 185 (2011). DOI: 10.1149/1.3589196


Select datasets

  1. S. Moniri, X. Xiao, and A.J. Shahani, “The Mechanism of Eutectic Modification by Trace Impurities,” Deep Blue Data (2018). X-ray projection data only. DOI: 10.7302/Z2154F89

  2. N. Senabulya, I. Han, X. Xiao, and A.J. Shahani, “On the Kinetic and Equilibrium Shapes of Icosahedral Al-Pd-Mn Quasicrystals,” Materials Data Facility (2018). X-ray projection data only. DOI: 10.18126/M2J053

  3. I. Han, X. Xiao, and A.J. Shahani, “Probing the Growth and Melting Pathways of a Decagonal Quasicrystal in Real-time,” Materials Data Facility (2017). X-ray projection data only. DOI: 10.18126/M2K910

  4. A.J. Shahani, X. Xiao, and P.W. Voorhees, "The Mechanism of Eutectic Growth in Highly Anisotropic Materials," Materials Data Facility (2016). X-ray projection data only. DOI: 10.18126/M26P4H

  5. A.J. Shahani, E.B. Gulsoy, S.O. Poulsen, X. Xiao, and P.W. Voorhees, "Twin-Mediated Crystal Growth: An Enigma Resolved," Materials Data Facility (2016). X-ray projection data only. DOI: 10.18126/M2301J

  6. A.J. Shahani, X. Xiao, K. Skinner, M. Peters, and P.W. Voorhees, "Ostwald Ripening of Faceted Si Particles in an Al-Si-Cu Melt," Materials Data Facility (2016). X-ray projection data only. DOI: 10.18126/M2Z592