Below, you’ll find our publications organized by publication year. For questions on any specific publication, feel free to message me, and I will respond as soon as possible.

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Peer-reviewed Journal Papers


[143] Binghe Liu*,†, Xin Liu†, H. Wang, J. Li, Jun Xu*. A Hierarchical Modeling Framework for Electrochemical Behaviors in Lithium-Ion Batteries With Detailed Structures, Energy and Environment Materials, Accepted. 

[142] Y. Cao, H. Wang, B. Liu*, J Xu. Modeling, validation, and analysis of swelling behaviors of lithium-ion batteries, Journal of Energy Storage 74, 109499, 2023

[141] B. Li*, A. Goldman, J. Xu. Reactive diffusion of lithium in silicon in anode materials for Li-ion batteries, Materialia 29, 101796, 2023

[140] X. Gao, C. Chak, Q. Hao, D. Zeng, J. Xu*. Thermal Safety of Lithium-ion Batteries: Mechanism, Modeling, and Characterizations, Annual Review of Heat Transfer (invited),  26(69-129), 2023

[139] X. Duan, J. Li, Y. Jia, X. Gao, L. Wang, J. Xu*. Understanding of Stress-driven Internal Short Circuit Mechanisms in Lithium-ion Batteries with high SOCs. Advanced Science, 202302496, 2023​

[138] K. Ogata, W. Tan, Y. Takano, A. Yonezu*, J. Xu*. Mechanical Characterization and Modeling of Microstructural Deformation of Si Anode Sheet. Journal of Power Sources, 580, 233442, 2023.

[137] X. Gao, Y. Jia, W. Lu, Q. Wu, X. Huang, J. Xu*. Mechanistic Understanding of the Nail Penetration Tests Repeatability. Cell Reports Physical Science, 4, 101542, 2023.

[136] J. Sherman, W. Zhang, H. Waheed, A. Albarran, H. Crumpler, J. Xu*. Bioinspired Golden Spiral Shapes on Crushing Protection Behaviors of Tubular Structures. Advanced Engineering Materials, 2300349, 2023

[135] C. Yuan, W. Lu, J. Xu*. Electrochemical-Mechanical Coupling Failure Mechanism of Composite Cathode in All-Solid-State Batteries. Energy Storage Materials, 60, 102834, 2023

[134] Y. Jia, X. Gao, L. Ma*, J. Xu*. Comprehensive Battery Safety Risk Evaluation: Aged Cells versus Fresh Cells upon Mechanical Abusive Triggering, Advanced Energy Materials, 2300368, 2023

[133] X. Gao, S. Li, J. Xue, D. Hu, J. Xu*. Toward A Fundamental Understanding of The Heterogeneous Multiphysics Behaviors of SiO/Gr Composite Anodes, Carbon Energy, e385, 2023.

[132] R. Jayakumar, D. Harrison, J. Xu*, A. Babua, C. Luo*, L. Ma*. Interphases in Aqueous Rechargeable Zinc Metal Batteries, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 11, 8470-8496, 2023.

[131] X. Du*, J. Liang, J. Lei, J. Xu and Peng Xie*. A radial-basis function mesh morphing and Bayesian optimization framework for vehicle crashworthiness design, Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization 66: 64, 2023 

[130] X. Duan, B. Li, J. Li, L. Wang*, J. Xu*. Quantitative Understanding of Lithium Deposition-Stripping Process on Graphite Anodes of Lithium-ion Batteries, Advanced Energy Materials, 2203767, 2023

[129] Y. Jia, J. Xu*. Data-driven Short Circuit Resistance Estimation in Battery Safety Issues, Journal of Energy Chemistry, 79: 37-44, 2023

​[128] X. Gao, S. Li, J. Xue, D. Hu, J. Xu*. A Mechanistic and Quantitative Understanding of the Interactions between SiO and Graphite Particles, Advanced Energy Materials, 13, 2202584​, 2023


[127] C. Yuan, Y. Hahn, W. Lu, V. Oancea, J. Xu*. Quantification of the Electrochemical-Mechanical Coupling in Lithium-ion Batteries, Cell Reports Physical Science, 101158, 2022

[126] Y. Jia, J. Li, W. Yao, Y. Li*, J. Xu*. Precise and Fast Safety Risk Classification of Lithium-ion Batteries Based on Machine Learning Methodology, Journal of Power Sources, 548, 232064, 2022.

[125] K. Meng, X. Chen*, W. Zhang, W. Chang, J. Xu*. A Robust Ultrasonic Characterization Methodology for Lithium-ion Batteries, Journal of Power Sources, 547, 232003, 2022

[124] C. Yuan, B. Sheldon, J. Xu*. Heterogeneous Reinforcements to Mitigate Li Penetration through Solid Electrolytes in All-Solid-State Batteries, Advanced Energy Materials, 2201804​, 2022

[123] W. Zhang, J. Xu*. Advanced Lightweight Materials for Automobiles: A review. Materials & Design, 221, 110994, 2022

[122] W. Zhang, J. Xu*, T.X. Yu*. Dynamic behaviors of bio-inspired structures: Design, mechanisms, and models. Engineering Structures, 265, 114490, 2022 (Featured Paper Award, Top 0.1% Hot Paper by Web of Science)

[121] W. Li, K. Wu*, J. Song, Y. Chen, W. Qiu, J. Li, J. Xu. Safety Optimal Design of Lithium-Ion Battery Cell Based on Multiphysics Models, Journal of Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage, 19(3): 030907, 2022

[120] X. Gao, J. Xu*. 3D modeling of electrochemical behavior in SiO/Gr composite anode for high energy density lithium-ion battery​, Journal of Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage, ​19(4): 041004, 2022

[119] Y. Jia, J. Darst, A. Surelia, D. Delafuente*, D. Finegan, J. Xu*. Deformation and Fracture Behaviors of Cylindrical Battery Shell during Thermal Runaway, Journal of Power Sources, 539 (231607), 2022

[118] X. Gao, Y. Jia, W. Zhang, C. Yuan, J. Xu*. Mechanics-driven anode material failure in battery safety and capacity deterioration issues: A Review, Applied Mechanics Review, 74, 060801, 2022 (invited paper)

[117] W. Zhang, T. Yu, J. Xu*. Uncover the underlying mechanisms of topology and structural hierarchy in energy absorption performances of bamboo-inspired tubular honeycomb, Extreme Mechanics Letters, 52 (101640), 2022

[116] J. Li, W. Li, J. Song, Y. Chen, L. Wang, J. Xu*. Accurate Measurement of the Contact Resistance During Internal Short Circuit in Lithium-ion Batteries, Journal of Electrochemical Society, 169, 020505, 2022

[115] W. Zhang, J. Xu*. Ultra-light Kirigami Lantern Chain for Superior Impact Mitigation, Extreme Mechanics Letters, 51 (101602), 2022

[114] J. Li, B. Liu, S. Li, D. Hu, L. Wang, J. Xu*. Mechanistic Modeling of Li plating in Lithium-ion Batteries, Journal of Power Sources, 521 (230936), 2022.

[113] X. Duan, H. Wang, Y. Jia, L. Wang, B. Liu*,  J. Xu*. A Multiphysics Understanding of Internal Short Circuit Mechanisms in Lithium-ion Batteries upon Mechanical Stress Abuse, Energy Storage Materials, 45, 667-679, 2022.


[112] L. Wang, Y. Jia, J. Xu*. Mechanistic Understanding of the Electrochemo-dependent Mechanical Behaviors of Battery Anodes, Journal of Power Sources, 510 (230428), 2021

[111] C. Yuan, W. Lu, J. Xu*. Unlocking the Electrochemical-Mechanical Coupling Behaviors of Dendrite Growth and Crack Propagation in All-Solid-State Batteries, Advanced Energy Materials, 2101807, 2021.

[110] J. Sherman, W. Zhang, J. Xu*. Energy Absorption Performance of Bio-inspired Honeycombs: Numerical and Theoretical analysis, Acta Mechanica Solida Sinica, 34, 884–894, 2021.

[109] X. Gao, W. Lu, J. Xu*. Insight into Li diffusion Mechanism in Si/C Composite Anodes for Lithium-ion Batteries, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 13 (18), 21362–21370, 2021.

[108] C. Yuan, X. Gao, Y. Jia, W. Zhang, Q. Wu, J. Xu*. Coupled Crack Propagation and Dendrite Growth in Solid Electrolyte of All-Solid-State Battery, Nano Energy, 86, 106057, 2021

[107] Y. Jia, J. Li, C. Yuan, X. Gao, W. Yao, M. Lee, J. Xu*. Data-driven Safety Risk Prediction of Lithium-ion Battery, Advanced Energy Materials, 2003868, 2021.

[106] B. Liu+, X. Duan+, C. Yuan, L. Wang, J. Li, D. Finegan, B. Feng, J. Xu*. Quantifying and modeling of stress-driven short-circuit in lithium-ion batteries in electrified vehicles, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 9, 7102-7113, 2021

[105] S. Yin, W. Guo, H. Wang, Y. Huang, R. Yang, Z. Hu, D. Chen, J. Xu, R. Ritchie*. Strong and Tough Bioinspired Additive-Manufactured Dual-Phase Mechanical Metamaterial Composites, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 104341, 2021

[104] S. Yin, R. Yang, Y. Huang, W. Guo, D. Chen, W. Zhang, M. Ren, Y. Zhou, J. Xu*. Toughening mechanism of coelacanth-fish-inspired double-helicoidal composites, Composite Science and Technology, 205 (108650), 2021

[103] W. Zhang, J. Xu*. Toward understanding solitary wave propagation in composite-cylinders-based 1D granular crystals, Extreme Mechanics Letters, 43 (101156), 2021.

[102] Y. Jia, X. Gao, J. Mouillet, J. Terrier, P. Lombard, J. Xu*. Thermo-mechanical Modeling of Lithium-ion Batteries Under Mechanical Abuse Loadings: A Representative Volume Element Based Approach, Journal of Energy Storage, 33 (102090), 2021.

[101] X. Gao, W. Lu, J. Xu*. Unlocking Multiphysics Design Guidelines on Si/C Composite Nanostructures for High-Energy-Density and Robust Lithium-Ion Battery Anode, Nano Energy, 81 (105591), 2021

[100] A. Sonwane, C. Yuan, J. Xu*. Coupling Effect of State-of-Charge and Strain Rate on the Mechanical Behavior of Electrodes of 21700 Lithium-ion Battery, Journal of Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage, 18(2): 020905, 2021

[99] W. Zhang, J. Xu*. Tunable Traveling Wave Properties in One-dimensional Chains Composed From Hollow Cylinders: From Compression to Rarefaction Waves, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 191 (106073), 2021

[98] X. Gao, J. Xu*. Multiscale Modeling of Electro-chemo-mechanical Degradation in Si/C Core-shell Anode for the Lithium-ion Battery of High Energy Density, Journal of Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage, 18(2): 020903, 2021


[97] B. Liu, J. Xu*. Cracks of Silicon Nanoparticle in Anodes: Mechanics-electrochemical Coupled Modeling Framework Based on Phase-field Method, ACS Applied Energy Materials, 3, 10931−10939, 2020​

[96] W. Zhang, J. Xu*. Quantitatively Solitary Wave Tuning Strategies Based on One-dimensional Cylindrical Granular Chains , Extreme Mechanics Letters, 40 (10976), 2020

[95] Y. Jia, M. Uddin, Y. Li, J. Xu*.  Thermal Runaway Propagation Behavior within 18650 Lithium-Ion Battery Packs: A Modeling Study, Journal of Energy Storage 31 (101668), 2020.

[94] Y. Li, Z. Zheng, X. Chen, Y. Liu, M. Liu, J. Li, D. Xiong, J. Xu*. Carbon Corrosion Behaviors and The Mechanical Properties of Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell Cathode Catalyst Layer, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 45 (23519-23525), 2020

[93] S. Yin, Z. Hong, Z. Hu, B. Liu, X. Gao, Y. Li, J. Xu*. Fabrication and Multiphysics Modeling of Modified Carbon Fiber as Structural Anodes for Lithium-ion Batteries, Journal of Power Sources, 476 (228532), 2020

[92] S. Yin*, H. Chen, R. Yang, Q. He, D. Chen, L. Ye, Y. Mai, J. Xu*, R. Richie*. Tough Nature-Inspired Helicoidal Composites with Printing Induced Voids, Cell Reports Physical Science 1 (100109), 2020

[91] Y. Jia, B. Liu, Z. Hong, S. Yin, D. Finegan, J. Xu*. Safety Issues of Defective Lithium-ion Batteries: Identification and Risk Evaluation, Journal of Materials Chemistry A 8, 12472-12484, 2020.

[90] C. Yuan, L. Wang, S. Yin, J. Xu*. Generalized separator failure criteria for internal short circuit of lithium-ion battery. Journal of Power Source 467 (228360), 2020.

[89] W. Zhang, J. Xu*. Universal design law of equivalent systems for Nesterenko solitary waves transmission. Granular Matter 22, (46) 2020. ​

[88] C. Chang, S. Yin, J. Xu*. Exploring high-energy and mechanical robust anode materials based on doped graphene in lithium-ion battery: A first-principle study. RSC Advances 10, 13662-13668, 2020

[87] Y. Li, X. Chen, Y. Liu, D. Xiong, J. Li, S. Yin, L. Chen, C. Li, J. Xu*. Analytical modeling framework for performance degradation of PEM fuel cells during startup–shutdown cycles. RSC Advances 10, 2216–2226, 2020

[86] X. Gao, W. Lu, J. Xu*. Modeling framework for multiphysics-multiscale behavior of Si–C composite anode. Journal of Power Sources 449 (227501), 2020

[85] L. Wang, X. Duan, B. Liu, Q.M. Li, S. Yin, J. Xu*. Deformation and failure behaviors of anode in lithium-ion batteries: Model and mechanism. Journal of Power Sources 448 (227468), 2020 (ESI Top 1% highly cited paper)

[84] Y. Jia, J. Xu*. Modeling of thermal propagation based on two cylindrical lithium-ion cells. Journal of Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage 17 (2), 2020

[83] B. Liu, Y. Jia, J. Li, H. Jiang, S. Yin, J. Xu*. Multiphysics coupled computational model for commercialized Si/graphite composite anode. Journal of Power Sources 450, 227667, 2020

[82] Y. Li, Y. Liu, J. Li, D. Xiong, X. Chen, M. Liu, Z. Zhong, V. Malgras, Y. Bando, Y. Yamauchi*, J. Xu*. A centimeter scale self-standing two-dimensional ultra-thin mesoporous platinum nanosheet. Materials Horizons, 7, 489, 2020

[81] B. Liu, Y. Jia, C. Yuan, L. Wang, X. Gao, S. Yin, J. Xu*. ​Safety issues and mechanisms of lithium-ion battery cell upon mechanical abusive loading: a review. Energy Storage Materials 24(85-112), 2020 (ESI Top 0.1% Hot paper; Top 1% highly cited paper)


[80] Y. Li, D. Xiong, Y. Liu, M. Liu, J. Liu, C. Liang, C. Li, J. Xu*. Correlation between electrochemical performance degradation and catalyst structural parameters on polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell. Nanotechnology Reviews 8 493-502, 2019

[79] S. Yin, H. Wang, J. Hu, Y. Wu, Y. Wang, S. Wu, J. Xu*. Fabrication and anti-crushing performance of hollow honeytubes. Composites Part B: Engineering 179, 107522, 2019

[78] S Yin, D Chen, J. Xu*. Novel propagation behavior of impact stress wave in one-dimensional hollow spherical structures. International Journal of Impact Engineering 134, 103368, 2019

[77] J. Hu, T.X. Yu, S. Yin, J. Xu*. Low-speed impact mitigation of recoverable DNA-inspired double helical metamaterials. International Journal of Mechanical Sciences 161, 105050, 2019

[76] B. Zheng, Y. Liu, J. Liu, S. Yin, J. Xu*. Novel mechanical behaviors of DNA-inspired helical structures with chirality. International Journal of Mechanical Sciences 161, 105025, 2019

[75] S. Yin, H. Chen, J. Li, T.X. Yu, J. Xu*. Effects of architecture level on mechanical properties of hierarchical lattice materials. International Journal of Mechanical Sciences 157, 282-292, 2019

[74] S. Yin, H. Wang, J. Li, R.O. Ritchie*, J. Xu*. Light but tough bio-inherited materials: Luffa sponge based nickel-plated composites. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials 94, 10-18, 2019

[73] Y. Li, D. Xiong, L. Wang, B. Feng, J. Xu*. Dynamic mechanical behavior and pedestrian safety characteristics of toughened laminated windshield. Composites Part B: Engineering 163, 740-751, 2019

[72] X. Gao, P. He, J. Ren, J. Xu*. Modeling of contact stress among compound particles in high energy lithium-ion battery. Energy Storage Materials 18, 23-33, 2019

[71] W. Zhang, S. Yin, T.X. Yu, J. Xu*. Crushing resistance and energy absorption of pomelo peel inspired hierarchical honeycomb. International Journal of Impact Engineering 125, 163-172, 2019

[70] L. Wang, S. Yin, J. Xu*. A detailed computational model for cylindrical lithium-ion batteries under mechanical loading: From cell deformation to short-circuit onset. Journal of Power Sources 413, 284-292, 2019

[69] J. Xu, Y. Wu, X. Gao, H. Wu, S. Nutt, S. Yin*. Design of composite lattice materials combined with fabrication approaches. Journal of Composite Materials 53 (3), 393-404, 2019 (ESI Top 1% highly cited paper)

[68] C. Yuan, X. Gao, H.K. Wong, B. Feng, J. Xu*. A multiphysics computational framework for cylindrical battery behavior upon mechanical loading based on LS-DYNA. Journal of The Electrochemical Society 166 (6), A1160-A1169, 2019

[67] B. Liu, X. Wang, H. Chen, S. Chen, H. Yang, J. Xu*, H. Jiang*, D. Fang. A simultaneous multiscale and multiphysics model and numerical implementation of a core-shell model for lithium-ion full-cell batteries. Journal of Applied Mechanics 86 (4), 041005, 2019

[66] Y. Jia+, S. Yin+, B. Liu, H. Zhao, H. Yu, J. Li, J. Xu*. Unlocking the coupling mechanical-electrochemical behavior of lithium-ion battery upon dynamic mechanical loading. Energy 166, 951-960, 2019 (ESI Top 1% highly cited paper)


[65] L. Wang, S. Yin, Z. Yu, Y. Wang, T.X. Yu, J. Zhao, Z. Xie, Y. Li, J. Xu*. Unlocking the significant role of shell material for lithium-ion battery safety. Materials & Design 160, 601-610, 2018

[64] A. Velasco‐Hogan, J. Xu, M.A. Meyers*. Additive manufacturing as a method to design and optimize bioinspired structures. Advanced Materials 30 (52), 1800940, 2018

[63] J. Xu, Y. Wu, L. Wang, J. Li, Y. Yang, Y. Tian, Z. Gong, P. Zhang, S. Nutt, S. Yin*. Compressive properties of hollow lattice truss reinforced honeycombs (Honeytubes) by additive manufacturing: Patterning and tube alignment effects. Materials & Design 156, 446-457, 2018

[62] Y. Li, Y. Liu, Y. Yamauchi, Y. Kaneti, S. Alsheri, T. Ahamad, N. Alhokbany, J. Kim, K. Ariga, N. Wu, J. Xu*. Micelle-Assisted Strategy for the Direct Synthesis of Large-Sized Mesoporous Platinum Catalysts by Vapor Infiltration of a Reducing Agent. Nanomaterials 8 (10), 841, 2018

[61] S. Yin, H. Chen, Y. Wu, Y. Li, J. Xu*. Introducing composite lattice core sandwich structure as an alternative proposal for engine hood. Composite Structures 201, 131-140, 2018

[60] D. Hu, J. Hu, H. Jiang, J. Xu*. A highly effective energy mitigation system combining carbon nanotube and buckyballs. The European Physical Journal Special Topics 227 (1-2), 155-166, 2018

[59] B. Liu, J. Zhang, C. Zhang, J. Xu*.  Mechanical integrity of 18650 lithium-ion battery module: Packing density and packing mode. Engineering Failure Analysis 91, 315-326, 2018

[58] L. Wang, S. Yin, C. Zhang, Y. Huan, J. Xu*. Mechanical characterization and modeling for anodes and cathodes in lithium-ion batteries. Journal of Power Sources 392, 265-273, 2018

[57] J. Hu, S. Yin, T.X. Yu, J. Xu*. Dynamic compressive behavior of woven flax-epoxy-laminated composites. International Journal of Impact Engineering 117, 63-74, 2018

[56] Y. Wang, R. Linghu, Y. Liu, J. Hu, J. Xu*, J. Qiao*, X. Wang. Superplasticity and constitutive relationship in a Ti-based metallic glassy composite. Journal of Alloys and Compounds 751, 391-398, 2018

[55] J. Xu, Y. Jia, B. Liu, H. Zhao, H. Yu, J. Li, S. Yin*. Coupling effect of state-of-health and state-of-charge on the mechanical integrity of lithium-ion batteries. Experimental Mechanics 58 (4), 633-643, 2018 (ESI Top 1% highly cited paper)

[54] B. Liu+, Y. Jia+, J. Li, S. Yin, C. Yuan, Z. Hu, L. Wang, Y. Li*, J. Xu*. Safety issues caused by internal short circuits in lithium-ion batteries​. Journal of Materials Chemistry A 6 (43), 21475-21484, 2018

[53] S. Shang, Y. Zheng, M. Shen, X. Yang, J. Xu*. Numerical Investigation on Head and Brain Injuries Caused by Windshield Impact on Riders Using Electric Self-Balancing Scooters. Applied Bionics and Biomechanics 2018, 2018

[52] S. Ren, X. Tao, X. Ma, J. Liu, H. Du, A. Guo, J. Xu*, J. Liang, S. Chen, J. Ge*. Fabrication of fly ash cenospheres-hollow glass microspheres/borosilicate glass composites for high temperature application. Ceramics International 44 (1), 1147-1155


[51] W. Zhang, J. Cao, J. Xu*. How to quantitatively evaluate safety of driver behavior upon accident? A biomechanical methodology. PLoS one 12 (12), e0189455, 2017

[50] B. Liu, H. Zhao, H. Yu, J. Li, J. Xu*. Multiphysics computational framework for cylindrical lithium-ion batteries under mechanical abusive loading. Electrochimica Acta 256, 172-184, 2017

[49] G. Yu, Y. Zheng, B. Feng, B. Liu, K. Meng, X. Yang, H. Chen, J. Xu*. Computation modeling of laminated crack glass windshields subjected to headform impact. Computers & Structures 193, 139-154, 2017

[48] J. Hu, G. Lu, H. Yang, T.X. Yu, J. Xu*. Dynamic response of internally nested hemispherical shell system to impact loading. Thin-Walled Structures 120, 29-37, 2017

[47] J. Xu, X. Gao, C. Zhang, S. Yin*. Flax fiber-reinforced composite lattice cores: A low-cost and recyclable approach. Materials & Design 133, 444-454, 2017

[46] B. Zheng, J. Xu*. Mechanical logic switches based on DNA-inspired acoustic metamaterials with ultrabroad low-frequency band gaps. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 50 (46), 465601, 2017 (Editor's Choice of the Year)

[45] S. Yin, J. Li, J. Xu*. Exploring the mechanisms of vehicle front-end shape on pedestrian head injuries caused by ground impact. Accident Analysis & Prevention 106, 285-296, 2017

[44] B. Zheng, J. Xu*. Mechanical wave propagation within nanogold granular crystals. Extreme Mechanics Letters 15, 17-25, 2017

[43] C Zhang, J. Xu, L Cao, Z Wu, S Santhanagopalan. Constitutive behavior and progressive mechanical failure of electrodes in lithium-ion batteries. Journal of Power Sources 357, 126-137, 2017

[42] B. Zheng, J. Xu*. Enhanced stress wave attenuation of single-walled carbon nanotube lattice via mass mismatch-induced resonance. Carbon 116, 391-397, 2017

[41] X. Xu, J. Xu, J. Chen, .P Li, B. Liu, Y. Li.  Investigation of dynamic multi-cracking behavior in PVB laminated glass plates. International Journal of Impact Engineering 100, 62-74, 2017

[40] S. Yin, J. Li, B. Liu, K. Meng, Y. Huan, S.R. Nutt, J. Xu*. Honeytubes: hollow lattice truss reinforced honeycombs for crushing protection. Composite Structures 160, 1147-1154, 2017

[39] J. Xu, Y. Wu, S. Yin. Investigation of effects of design parameters on the internal short-circuit in cylindrical lithium-ion batteries. RSC Advances 7 (24), 14360-14371, 2017

[38] J. Xu*, B. Zheng. Quantitative tuning nanoscale solitary waves. Carbon 111, 62-66, 2017

[37] J. Guan*, W. Zhu, B. Liu, K. Yang, F. Vollrath, J. Xu*. Comparing the microstructure and mechanical properties of Bombyx mori and Antheraea pernyi cocoon composites. Acta Biomaterialia 47, 60-70, 2017


[36] B. Liu, S. Yin, J. Xu*. Integrated computation model of lithium-ion battery subject to nail penetration. Applied energy 183, 278-289, 2016

[35] J. Xu*, B. Zheng. Highly effective energy dissipation system based on one-dimensionally arrayed short single-walled carbon nanotubes. Extreme Mechanics Letters 9, 336-341, 2016

[34] J. Xu*, B. Zheng. Stress wave propagation in two-dimensional buckyball lattice. Scientific Reports 6, 37692, 2016

[33] J. Xu, B. Liu, X. Wang, D. Hu*. Computational model of 18650 lithium-ion battery with coupled strain rate and SOC dependencies. Applied Energy 172, 180-189, 2016 (ESI Top 1% highly cited paper)

[32] J. Xu, L. Wang, J. Guan, S. Yin*. Coupled effect of strain rate and solvent on dynamic mechanical behaviors of separators in lithium ion batteries. Materials & Design 95, 319-328, 2016

[31] J. Xu, R. Hu, X. Chen, D. Hu*. Impact protection behavior of a mordenite zeolite system. The European Physical Journal Special Topics 225 (2), 363-373, 2016

[30] J. Xu, S. Shang, H. Qi, G. Yu, Y. Wang*, P. Chen. Simulative investigation on head injuries of electric self-balancing scooter riders subject to ground impact. Accident Analysis & Prevention 89, 128-141, 2016

[29] J. Xu, W. Zhang, X. Gao, W. Meng, J. Guan*. Strain rate and anisotropic microstructure dependent mechanical behaviors of silkworm cocoon shells. PloS one 11 (3), e0149931, 2016

[28] J. Xu, S. Shang, G. Yu, H. Qi, Y. Wang, S. Xu. Are electric self-balancing scooters safe in vehicle crash accidents? Accident Analysis & Prevention 87, 102-116, 2016

[27] J. Xu, B. Liu, D. Hu*. State of charge dependent mechanical integrity behavior of 18650 lithium-ion batteries. Scientific reports 6, 21829, 2016

[26] J. Xu, B. Zheng, Y. Liu*. Solitary wave in one-dimensional buckyball system at nanoscale. Scientific reports 6, 21052, 2016

[25] ​D. Hu, H. Jiang, K. Meng, J. Xu*, W. Lu*. The impact mitigation of a heterojunction nanotube–water system: behavior and mechanism. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 18 (10), 7395-7403, 2016


[24] D. Hu, K. Meng, H. Jiang, J. Xu*, R. Liu. Strain rate dependent constitutive behavior investigation of AerMet 100 steel. Materials & Design 87, 759-772, 2015

[23] H. Toyama, M. Niwa, J. Xu, A. Yonezu. Failure assessment of a hard brittle coating on a ductile substrate subjected to cyclic contact loading. Engineering Failure Analysis 57, 118-128, 2015

[22] J. Xu*, B. Liu, L. Wang, S. Shang. Dynamic mechanical integrity of cylindrical lithium-ion battery cell upon crushing. Engineering Failure Analysis 53, 97-110, 2015

[21] Y. Sun*, Z. Guo, J. Xu*, X. Xu, C. Liu, Y. Li. A candidate of mechanical energy mitigation system: dynamic and quasi-static behaviors and mechanisms of zeolite β/water system. Materials & Design 66, 545-551, 2015


[20] J. Chen, J. Xu*, B. Liu, X. Yao, Y. Li. Quantity effect of radial cracks on the cracking propagation behavior and the crack morphology. PloS one 9 (7), e98196, 2014

[19] J. Chen, J. Xu*, X. Yao, X. Xu, B. Liu, Y. Li. Different driving mechanisms of in-plane cracking on two brittle layers of laminated glass. International Journal of Impact Engineering 69, 80-85, 2014

[18] B. Liu*, J. Xu*, Y. Li. Constitutive investigation on viscoelasticity of polyvinyl butyral: experiments based on dynamic mechanical analysis method. Advances in Materials Science and Engineering 2014, 2014

2013 & Before

[17] J. Xu, Y. Li, Y. Xiang*, X. Chen*. Energy absorption ability of buckyball C720 at low impact speed: a numerical study based on molecular dynamics. Nanoscale research letters 8 (1), 54, 2013

[16] J Chen, J. Xu*, X Yao, B Liu, X Xu, Y Zhang, Y Li. Experimental investigation on the radial and circular crack propagation of PVB laminated glass subject to dynamic out-of-plane loading. Engineering Fracture Mechanics 112, 26-40, 2013

[15] Y. Sun*, J. Xu*, Y. Li, B. Liu, Y. Wang, C. Liu, X. Chen. Experimental study on energy dissipation characteristics of ZSM‐5 zeolite/water system. Advanced Engineering Materials 15 (8), 740-746, 2013

[14] J. Xu, Y. Li, Y. Xiang, X. Chen*. A super energy mitigation nanostructure at high impact speed based on buckyball system. PloS one 8 (5), e64697, 2013

[13] J. Xu, Y. Sun, B. Wang, Y. Li, Y. Xiang*, X. Chen*. Molecular dynamics simulation of impact response of buckyballs. Mechanics Research Communications 49, 8-12, 2013

[12] Y. Sun*, J. Xu*, Y. Li, X. Xu, C. Liu, X. Chen. Mechanism of water infiltration and defiltration through ZSM-5 zeolite: heating and sodium chloride concentration effect. Journal of Nanomaterials 2013, 120, 2013

[11] J. Xu, B. Xu, Y. Sun, Y. Li, X. Chen. Mechanical energy absorption characteristics of hollow and water-filled carbon nanotubes upon low-speed crushing. Journal of Nanomechanics and Micromechanics 2 (4), 65-70, 2012

[10] B. Liu, Y. Sun, Y. Li, Y. Wang, D. Ge, J. Xu*. Systematic experimental study on mechanical behavior of PVB (polyvinyl butyral) material under various loading conditions. Polymer Engineering & Science 52 (5), 1137-1147, 2012

[9] J. Xu*, Y. Li, X. Chen, D. Ge, B. Liu, M. Zhu, T. Park. Automotive windshield—pedestrian head impact: Energy absorption capability of interlayer material. International Journal of Automotive Technology 12 (5), 687, 2011

[8] J. Xu*, Y. Sun, B. Liu, M. Zhu, X. Yao, Y. Yan, Y. Li, X. Chen. Experimental and macroscopic investigation of dynamic crack patterns in PVB laminated glass sheets subject to light-weight impact. Engineering Failure Analysis 18 (6), 1605, 2011

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