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Jeffrey Hoyt

Professor Emeritus B.S. Cornell, M.S. & Ph.D. UC Berkeley
Website: Computational Material Science Group
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Research Areas Include:
  • The Prof. Hoyt research group studies phase transformations utilizing atomistic simulation techniques such as molecular dynamics and Monte Carlo.
Biography

Professor J.J. Hoyt received his BS degree in Materials Science and Engineering from Cornell University and his MS (1982) and PhD (1986) in Physical Metallurgy from the University of California, Berkeley.  From 1988 to 1996.  Dr. Hoyt was a faculty member in the department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering at Washington State University, achieving the rank of associate professor.  From 1997-2007 Prof. Hoyt was a senior member of the technical staff at the Sandia National Laboratories at both the Livermore, CA and Albuquerque, NM sites.  Prof. joined the department of Materials Science and Engineering at McMaster University in 2007 and in 2012 was named chair of the department.

Prof. Hoyt is the author or co-author of over 100 papers in refereed scientific journals and has presented over 50 invited presentations at national and international scientific conferences.  His research expertise is the study of phase transformations in materials using advanced computational tools such as molecular dynamics and Monte Carlo simulations.  Some selected recent publications are listed below:

H. Song and J. J. Hoyt, “A Molecular Dynamics Simulation Study of the Velocities, Mobility and Activation Energy of an Austenite-Ferrite Interface in Pure Fe”, Acta Mater., 60, 4328 (2012)

J. J. Hoyt and A. A. Potter, “A Molecular Dynamics Simulation Study of the Cavitation Pressure in Liquid Al”, Metall. Mater. Trans. A, 43, 3972 (2012)

J. J. Hoyt, “All Particles Are Equal”, Nature Matls. News & Views, 10, 652 (2011).

Y. Yang, H. Humadi, D. Buta, B. B. Laird, D. Y. Sun, J. J. Hoyt and M. Asta, “Atomistic Simulations of Nonequilibrium Crystal-Growth Kinetics from Alloy Melts”, Phys. Rev. Lett., 107, 025505 (2011).

J. J. Hoyt and M. Haataja, “Continuum Model of Irradiation-Induced Spinodal Decomposition in the Presence of Dislocations”, Phys. Rev. B, 83, 174106 (2011).

Publications

Book

  1. J. J. Hoyt, “Phase Transformations”, McMaster Innovation Press, 2010.

Book Chapters

  1. J. J. Hoyt, M. Asta and A. Karma, “Atomistic Simulations of Solute Trapping and Solute Drag”, in Solidification of Containerless Undercooled Melts, Edited by: D. M. Herlach and D. M. Matson (Wiley-VCH Verlag GmBH&Co., Weinheim, 2012) pg. 363.
  2. B. T. Fultz and J. J. Hoyt “Phase Equilibria and Phase Transformations”, Chapter 7 in Alloy Physics: A Comprehensive Review, Edited by W. Pfeiler (Wiley Interscience: 2007) pg.  347.

Journal Articles

  1. H. Song and J. J. Hoyt, “An Atomistic Study of the Migration of an Austenite-Ferrite Interface in Pure Fe”, Acta Mater., 61, 1189 (2013).
  2. H. Humadi, J. J. Hoyt and N. Provatas, “Phase Field Study of Solute Trapping”, Phys. Rev. E, 87, 022404 (2013).
  3. N. Ofori-Opoku, J. J. Hoyt and N. Provatas, “Phase Field Crystal Model of Phase and Microstructural Stability in Driven Nanocrystalline Systems”, Phys. Rev. E, 86, 066706 (2012).
  4. X. Q. Zheng, Y. Yang, Y. F. Gao, J. J. Hoyt, M. Asta and D. Y. Sun, “Disorder Trapping during the Crystallization of the B2-Ordered NiAl Compound”, Phys. Rev. E, 85, 041601 (2012).
  5. H. Song and J. J. Hoyt, “A Molecular Dynamics Simulation Study of the Velocities, Mobility and Activation Energy of an Austenite-Ferrite Interface in Pure Fe”, Acta Mater., 60, 4328 (2012).
  6. J. J. Hoyt and A. A. Potter, “A Molecular Dynamics Simulation Study of the Cavitation Pressure in Liquid Al”,Metall. Mater. Trans. A, 43, 3972 (2012).
  7. J. J. Hoyt, “All Particles Are Equal”, Nature Matls. News & Views, 10, 652 (2011).
  8. Y. Yang, H. Humadi, D. Buta, B. B. Laird, D. Y. Sun, J. J. Hoyt and M. Asta, “Atomistic Simulations of Nonequilibrium Crystal-Growth Kinetics from Alloy Melts”, Phys. Rev. Lett., 107, 025505 (2011).
  9. J. J. Hoyt and M. Haataja, “Continuum Model of Irradiation-Induced Spinodal Decomposition in the Presence of Dislocations”, Phys. Rev. B, 83, 174106 (2011).
  10. K. R. Elder, K. Thornton and J. J. Hoyt, “The Kirkendall Effect in the Phase Field Crystal Model”, Phil. Mag.,91, 151 (2011).
  11. A. A. Potter and J. J. Hoyt, “A Molecular Dynamics Simulation Study of the Crystal-Melt Interfacial Free Energy and its Anisotropy in the Cu-Ag-Au Ternary System”, J. Cryst. Growth, 327, 227 (2011).
  12. Y. Yang, Y. F. Gao, D. Y. Sun, M. Asta and J. J. Hoyt, “Capillary Force Induced Structural Deformation in Liquid Infiltrated Elastic Circular Tubes”, Phys. Rev B Rapid Communications, 81, 241407 (2010).
  13. Y. F. Gao, Y. Yang, D. Y. Sun, M. Asta and J. J. Hoyt, “Molecular Dynamics Simulations of the Crystal-Melt Interface Mobility in HCP Mg and BCC Fe”,  J. Cryst. Growth, 312, 3238 (2010).
  14.  J. J. Hoyt, Z. T. Trautt and M. Upmanyu, “Fluctuations in Molecular Dynamics Simulations”, Math. Comp. Simul., 80, 1382 (2010).
  15. J. Monk, Y. Yang, M. I. Mendelev, M. Asta, J. J. Hoyt, and D. Y. Sun, “Determination of the Crystal-Melt Interface Kinetic Coefficient from Molecular- Dynamics Simulations”, Model. Simul. Matls. Sci. Eng. 18, 015004 (2010).
  16. H. Song, S. J. Fensin, M. Asta, and J. J. Hoyt, “A Molecular Dynamics Simulation of (110) Surface Premelting in Ni”, Scripta Mater., 63, 128 (2010).
  17. S. J. Fensin, D. Olmsted, D. Buta, M. Asta, A. Karma and J. J. Hoyt, “Structural Disjoining Potential for Grain Boundary Premelting and Grain Coalescence from Molecular Dynamics Simulations”, Phys. Rev. E, 81, 031601 (2010).
  18. M. I. Mendelev, M. J. Rahman, J. J. Hoyt and M. Asta, “Molecular Dynamics Study of Solid-Liquid Interface Migration in FCC Metals”, Model. Simul. Matls. Sci. Eng., 18, 074002 (2010).
  19. M. I. Mendelev, M. Asta, M. J. Rahman and J. J. Hoyt, “Development of Interatomic Potentials Appropriate for Simulation of Solid-Liquid Interface Properties in Al-Mg Alloys”, Phil. Mag.89, 3269 (2009).
  20. T. Haxhimali, D. Buta, M. Asta, P. W. Voorhees and J. J. Hoyt, “Size-Dependent Nucleation Kinetics at Nonplanar Nanowire Growth Interfaces”, Phys. Rev. E, 80, 050601 (2009).
  21. C. A. Becker, D. Olmsted, M. Asta, J. J. Hoyt and S. M. Foiles,“Atomistic Simulations of Crystal-Melt Interfaces in a Model Binary Alloy: Interfacial Free Energies, Absorption Coefficients and Excess Entropy”,Phys. Rev. B, 79, 054109 (2009)
  22. J. J. Hoyt, D. Olmsted, S. Jindal, M. Asta and A. Karma, “Method for Computing Forces between Solid-Liquid Interfaces Driving Grain Boundary Premelting”, Phys. Rev. E, 79, 020601 (2009).
  23. M. Greenwood, J. J. Hoyt and N. Provatas, “Competition between Surface Energy and Elastic Anisotropies in the Growth of Coherent Solid State Dendrites”, Acta Mater., 57, 2613 (2009)
  24. J. J. Hoyt, “Linear Stability Analysis of Phase Separation in Nanoscale Systems”, Acta Mater., 57, 1105 (2009).
  25. D. Buta, M. Asta and J. J. Hoyt, “Atomistic Simulation Study of the Structure and Dynamics of a Faceted Crystal-Melt Interface”, Phys. Rev E, 78, 031605 (2008).
  26. J. Monk, J. J. Hoyt and D. Farkas, “Metastability of Multi-Twinned Ag Nanorods: Molecular Dynamics Study”,Phys. Rev. B, 78, 024112 (2008).
  27. E. B. Webb III and J. J. Hoyt, “Molecular Dynamics Study of Liquid Metal Infiltration during Brazing”, Acta Mater.,56, 1802 (2008).
  28. X. W. Zhou, J. A. Zimmerman, B. M. Wong and J. J. Hoyt, “An Embedded Atom Method Interatomic Potential for Pd-H Alloys”, J. Matls. Res., 23, 704 (2008).
  29. J. J. Hoyt, “Molecular Dynamics Study of Equilibrium Concentration Profiles and the Gradient Energy Coefficient in Cu-Pb Nanodroplets”, Phys. Rev. B, 76, 094102 (2007).
  30. D. Buta, M. Asta and J. J. Hoyt, “Kinetic Coefficient of Steps at the Si(111) Crystal-Melt Interface from Molecular Dynamics Simulations”, J. Chem. Phys., 127, 074702 (2007).
  31. C. A. Becker, J. J. Hoyt, D. Buta and M. Asta, “Crystal-Melt Interface Stresses: Atomistic Simulation Calculations for a Lennard-Jones Binary Alloy, Stillinger-Weber Si and Embedded Atom Method Ni”, Phys. Rev. E, 75, 061610 (2007).
  32. C. A. Becker, D. Olmsted, M. Asta, J. J. Hoyt and S. M. Foiles, “Atomistic Underpinnings for Orientation Selection in Alloy Dendritic Growth,” Phys. Rev. Lett., 98, 125701 (2007).
  33. Z. G. Xia, D. Y. Sun, M. Asta and J. J. Hoyt, “Molecular Dynamics Calculations of the Crystal-Melt Interfacial Mobility in Hexagonally Close-Packed Mg”, Phys. Rev. B, 75, 012103, (2007).
  34. R. S. Aga, J. R. Morris, J. J. Hoyt and M. Mendelev, “A Quantitative Parameter-Free Prediction of Simulated Crystal Nucleation Times,” Phys. Rev. Lett., 96, 245701 (2006).
  35. S. C. Seel, J. J. Hoyt, E. B. Webb and J. A. Zimmerman, “Modeling Metallic Island Coalescence Stress via Adhesive Contact Between Surfaces”, Phys. Rev. B, 73, 245402 (2006).
  36. S. M. Foiles and J. J. Hoyt, “Computation of Grain Boundary Stiffness and Mobility from Boundary Fluctuations”, Acta Mater., 54, 3351 (2006).
  37. C. A. Becker, M. Asta, J. J. Hoyt and S. M. Foiles, “Equilibrium Adsorption at Crystal-Melt Interfaces in Lennard-Jones Alloys”, J. Chem. Phys, 124, 164708 (2006).
  38. J. J. Hoyt, “Effect of Stress on Melting and Freezing in Nanopores”, Phys. Rev. Lett., 96, 045702 (2006).
  39. E. B. Webb, J. J. Hoyt and G. S. Grest, “High Temperature Wetting: Insights from Atomistic Simulations”,Curr. Op. Sol. State & Matls. Sci., 9, 174 (2005).
  40. K.-A. Wu, A. Karma, J. J. Hoyt and M. Asta, “Ginzburg-Landau Theory of Crystalline Anisotropy for BCC-Liquid Interfaces”, Phys. Rev. B, 73, 94101 (2006).
  41. D. Y. Sun, M. I. Mendelev, C. A. Becker, K. Kudin, T. Haxhimali, M. Asta, J. J. Hoyt, A. Karma and D. J. Srolovitz, “Crystal-Melt Free Energies in HCP Metals: A Molecular Dynamics Study of Mg”, Phys. Rev B., 73, 024116 (2006).
  42. J. J. Hoyt, M. Asta and D. Y. Sun, “Molecular Dynamics Simulations of the Crystal-Melt Interfacial Free Energy and Mobility in Mo and V”, Phil. Mag. A, 86, 3651 (2006).
  43. C. C. Battaile and J. J. Hoyt, “Modeling the Effects of Impurities on Microstructure Formation in Nanocrystalline Nickel Thin Films”, JOM, 57, 71 (2005).
  44. E. B. Webb III, J. J. Hoyt, G. S. Grest and D. R. Heine, “Atomistic Simulations of Reactive Wetting in Metallic Systems”, J. Matls. Sci., 40, 2281 (2005).
  45. E. B. Webb III, G. S. Grest, D. R. Heine and J. J. Hoyt, “Dissolutive Wetting of Ag on Cu: A Molecular Dynamics Study”, Acta Mater., 53, 3136 (2005).
  46. J. J. Hoyt, M. Asta, T. Haxhimali, A. Karma, R. E. Napolitano, R. Trivedi, B. B. Laird and J. R. Morris, “Crystal-Melt Interfaces and Solidification Morphologies in Metals and Alloys”, MRS Bulletin, 29, 935 (2004).
  47. J. J. Hoyt, “Knuckleball Science”, letter to the editor The New Yorker, June 7, 2004.
  48. J. A. Zimmerman, E. B. Webb III, J. J. Hoyt, R. E. Jones, P. A. Klein and D. J. Bammann, “Calculation of Stress in Atomistic Simulation”, Model. Simul. Mater. Sci. Engr., 12, S319 (2004).
  49. J. J. Hoyt, A. Karma, M. Asta and D. Y. Sun, “From Atoms to Dendrites”, JOM, April, 2004, pg. 49.
  50. D. Y. Sun, M. Asta, J. J. Hoyt, M. I. Mendelev and D. J. Srolovitz, “Crystal-Melt Interfacial Free Energies in Metals: FCC vs. BCC”, Phys. Rev. B, 69, 20102 (2004).
  51. D. Y. Sun, M. Asta and J. J. Hoyt, “Kinetic Coefficient in Ni Solid-Liquid Interfaces from Molecular Dynamics Simulation”, Phys. Rev. B, 69, 024108 (2004).
  52. J. J. Hoyt, M. Asta and A. Karma, “Atomistic and Continuum Modeling of Dendritic Solidification”, Materials Science and Engr. R: Reports, 41, 121 (2003).
  53. J. J. Hoyt, J. W. Garvin, E. B. Webb III and M. Asta, “An Embedded Atom Method Interatomic Potential for the Cu-Pb System”, Model. Simul. Mater. Sci. Eng., 11, 287 (2003).
  54. M. Asta, J. J. Hoyt and A. Karma, “Calculation of Alloy Solid-Liquid Interfacial Free Energy from Atomic-Scale Simulations”, Phys. Rev. B, 66, 100101 (2002).
  55. J. J. Hoyt and M. Asta, “Atomistic Computation of Liquid Diffusivity, Solid-Liquid Interfacial Free Energy and Kinetic Coefficient in Au and Ag”, Phys. Rev. B., 65, 214106 (2002).
  56. J. J. Hoyt, M. Asta and A. Karma, “Atomistic Simulation Methods for Computing the Kinetic Coefficient in Solid-Liquid Systems”, Inter. Sci., 10, 181 (2002).
  57. H. Ramalingam, M. Asta, A. van de Walle and J. J. Hoyt, “Atomistic Scale Simulation Study of Equilibrium Solute Absorption at Alloy Solid-Liquid Interfaces”, Inter. Sci., 10, 149 (2002).
  58. V. Ozolins, M. Asta and J. J. Hoyt, “Elastic Relaxations in Ultrathin Epitaxial Alloy Films”, Phys. Rev. Lett., 88, 096101 (2002).
  59. J. J. Hoyt, “Computational Materials Science: A Powerful and Predictive Tool” (commentary).  JOM, 53, 14 (2001).
  60. J. J. Hoyt, M. Asta and A. Karma, “Method for Computing the Anisotropy of the Solid-Liquid Interfacial Free Energy”, Phys. Rev. Lett., 86, 5530 (2001).
  61. G. E. Thayer, V. Ozolins, A. K. Schmid, N. C. Bartelt, M. Asta, J. J. Hoyt, S. Chiang and R. Q. Hwang, “Role of Stress in Thin Film Alloy Thermodynamics: Competition Between Alloying and Dislocation Formation”, Phys. Rev. Lett., 86, 660 (2001).
  62. M. Asta, V. Ozolins, J. J. Hoyt and M. van Schilfgaarde, “Ab-Initio Molecular Dynamics Study of Highly Nonideal Structural and Thermodynamic Properties of Liquid Ni-Al Alloys”, Phys. Rev. B, 64, 201 (2001).
  63. M. Asta, V Ozolins and J. J. Hoyt, “The Energetics of Surface-Alloy Formation: an Embedded Atom Method, Second Order Expansion Study”, Modelling. Simul. Mater. Sci Eng., 8, 287 (2000).
  64. J. J. Hoyt, M. Asta and B. Sadigh, “Test of the Universal Scaling Law for the Diffusion Coefficient in Liquid Metals”, Phys. Rev. Lett., 85, 594 (2000).
  65. M. Asta and J. J. Hoyt, “Thermodynamic Properties of Coherent Interfaces in FCC-BCC Based Ag-Al Alloys: A First Principles Study”, Acta Mater, 48, 1089 (2000).
  66. C. H. Johnson, S. K. Richter, C. H. Hamilton and J. J. Hoyt, “Static Grain Growth in a Microduplex Ti-6Al-4V Alloy”, Acta Mater., 47, 23 (1999).
  67. M. Asta, D. Morgan, J. J. Hoyt, B. Sadigh, J. D. Althoff, D. de Fontaine and S. M. Foiles, “Embedded Atom Method Study of Structural, Thermodynamic and Atomic-Transport Properties of Liquid Ni-Al Alloys”, Phys. Rev. B., 59, 14271 (1999).
  68. J. J. Hoyt, B. Sadigh, M. Asta and S. M. Foiles, “Kinetic Phase Field Parameters for the Cu-Ni system Derived from Atomistic Computations”, Acta Mater., 47, 3181 (1999).
  69. J. J. Hoyt, “Coarsening in Multiphase, Multicomponent Systems – I. The Mean Field Limit”, Acta Mater., 47, 345 (1999).
  70. J. J. Hoyt and W. G. Wolfer, “Boundary Element Modelling of Electrokinetically Driven Flow in Two Dimensional Microchannels”, Electrophoresis, 19, 2432, (1998).
  71. R. McCormack, J. J. Hoyt and D. de Fontaine, “Order-disorder Transformations in the Heusler Alloy Cd2AuAg”, J. Phase Equil., 18, 580 (1997).
  72. R. McCormack, M. Asta, J. J. Hoyt, B. C. Chakoumakos, S. T. Misture, J. D. Althoff and D. D. Johnson, “Experimental and Theoretical Investigation of Order-Disorder in Cu2AlMn”, Comp. Mater. Sci., 8, 39 (1997).
  73. J. J. Hoyt, “A Mean Field Description of the Kinetics of Precipitate Free Zone Formation”, Scripta Mater., 37, 2033 (1997).
  74. D. Z. Che, S. Spooner and J. J. Hoyt, “Experimental and Theoretical Investigation of the Scaled Structure Function in Al-Li Alloys”, Acta Mater., 45, 1167 (1997).
  75. C. Amador, J. J. Hoyt, B. C. Chakoumakos and D. de Fontaine, “Theoretical and Experimental Study of Relaxations in Al3Ti and Al3Zr Ordered Phases”, Phys. Rev. Lett., 74, 4955 (1995).
  76. J. J. Hoyt and L. N. Brush, “On the Nucleation of an Intermediate Phase at an Interface in the Presence of a Concentration Gradient”, J. Appl. Phys., 78, 1589 (1995).
  77. D. Z. Che and J. J. Hoyt, “Spatial Correlations During Ostwald Ripening-A Simplified Approach”, Acta Metall. Mater., 43, 2551 (1995).
  78. D. Z. Che and J. J. Hoyt, “Transient Ostwald Ripening in Systems with a Concentration Dependent Diffusivity.  I-The LSW Limit”, Model. Simul. Mater. Sci. Engr., 3, 23 (1993).
  79. D. Z. Che and J. J. Hoyt, “Transient Ostwald Ripening in Systems with a Concentration Dependent Diffusivity.  II-Nonzero Volume Fractions”, Model. Simul. Mater. Sci. Engr., 3, 35 (1993).
  80. J. J. Hoyt and G. Sundar, “Higher Order Approximations in the Shi-Seinfeld-Okuyama Description of Transient Nucleation”, Scripta Metall. Mater. 29, 1535 (1993).
  81. F. A. Garner, J. M. McCarthy, K. C. Russell and J. J. Hoyt, “Spinodal-like Decomposition of Fe-35Ni and Fe-Cr-35Ni Alloys During Irradiation or Thermal Aging”, J. Nucl. Matls, 205, 411 (1993).
  82. G. Sundar, J. J. Hoyt and S. Spooner, “Nucleation and Growth in Al-Zn:  A Test of the Langer-Schwartz Model”, Phys. Rev., A 15, Rapid Communications, 46, 14266 (1992).
  83. E. S. K. Menon, P. Huang, M. Kraitchman, J. J. Hoyt, P. Chow and D. de Fontaine, “Nonlinear Diffusion in Cu-Au”, J. Appl. Phys., 73, 142 (1993).
  84. Q. Xia and J. J. Hoyt, “Grain Boundary Diffusion in Ternary Alloys”, Scripta Metall. et Mater., 27, 1657 (1992).
  85. J. J. Hoyt, “Planar to Cellular Transition During Solidification in Ternary Systems”, Scripta Metall. et Mater.,26, 1157, (1992).
  86. G. Sundar and J. J. Hoyt, “Effect of Dislocations on the Langer-Schwartz Model of Nucleation and Growth”, J. Phys., Condens. Matter, 4, 4359 (1992).
  87. J. I. Cole, D. S. Gelles and J. J. Hoyt, “Phase Stability of Reduced-Activation Mn-Stabilized Austenitic Steels”,J. Nucl. Matls., 191, 657, (1992).
  88. J. J. Hoyt, “A Perturbation Solution for Ternary Diffusion with a Variable Diffusivity Matrix”, Philos. Mag. A.,64, 1355 (1991).
  89. J. J. Hoyt, “On the Coarsening of Precipitates Located on Grain Boundaries and Dislocations”, Acta Metall. Mater.39, 2091 (1991).
  90. J. J. Hoyt and S. Spooner, “The Surface Energy of Metastable Al3Li Precipitates From Coarsening Kinetics”,Acta Metall. Mater.,39, 689 (1991).
  91. J. J. Hoyt and F. A. Garner, “Solute Dependence of Bias Factors in Irradiated Fe-Ni Alloys”, J. Nucl. Mater.,179-181, 1096 (1990).
  92. J. J. Hoyt, “On the Steady-State Particle Size Distributions During Coarsening”, Scripta Metall. et Mater., 24, 163 (1990).
  93. J. J. Hoyt, “The Continuum Theory of Nucleation in Multicomponent Systems”, Acta Metall. Mater., 38, 1405 (1990).
  94. J. J. Hoyt, “Linear Spinodal Decomposition in a Regular Ternary Alloy”, Acta Metall. Mater., 38, 227 (1990).
  95. J. J. Hoyt, “Spinodal Decomposition in Ternary Alloys”, Acta Metall., 37, 2489 (1988).
  96. J. J. Hoyt, and D. de Fontaine, “A Synchrotron Radiation Study of Phase Separation in Al-Zn Alloys. II Scaling”, Acta Metall., 37, 1611 (1989).
  97. J. J. Hoyt, B. Clark, D. de Fontaine, J. P. Simon, and O. Lyon, “A Synchrotron Radiation Study of Phase Separation in Al-Zn Alloys. I Kinetics”, Acta Metall., 37, 1597 (1989).
  98. J. J. Hoyt, M. Sluiter, B. Clark, M. Kraitchman and D. de Fontaine, “Anomalous X-ray Scattering Study of Early-Stage Precipitation in Al-Zn-Ag”, Acta Metall., 35, 2315 (1987).
  99. J. J. Hoyt, O. Lyon, J. P. Simon, B. Clark, B. E. C. Davis and D. de Fontaine, ”The Determination of Partial Structure Functions in an Al-Zn-Ag Alloy”, Solid State Comm. 57, 155 (1986).
  100. Lyon, J. J. Hoyt, R. Pro, B. E. C. Davis, D. de Fontaine and J. P. Simon, “Anomalous Small-Angle X-ray Scattering on Al-Zn and Al-Zn-Ag Alloys”, J. Appl. Cryst., 18, 480 (1985).
  101. J. P. Simon, J. J. Hoyt, O. Lyon, R. Pro, B. E. C. Davis and D. de Fontaine, “Determination of Anomalous Scattering Factors for Zinc and Silver in Al-Zn-Ag Alloys”, J. Appl. Cryst., 18, 181 (1984).
  102. J. J. Hoyt, D. de Fontaine and W. K. Warburton, “Determination of Anomalous Scattering Factors for Cu, Ni and Ti Using the Dispersion Relation”, J. Appl. Cryst., 17, 344 (1984).

Conference Proceedings

  1. S. M. Foiles and J. J. Hoyt, “Computation of Grain Boundary Stiffness and Mobility from Boundary Fluctuations”, Proceedings of International Conference on Solid-Solid Phase Transformations in Inorganic Materials, PTM-2005 (2005)
  2. M. Asta, D. Y. Sun and J. J. Hoyt, “Role of Atomic-Scale Simulation in the Modeling of Solidification Microstructure”, in “Thermodynamics, Microstructure and Plasticity”, NATO-Advanced Study Institute proceedings, Edited by: A. Finel, D. Maziere, A. Olemskoi, M. Veron and P. Voorhees (2002).
  3. M. C. Bartelt, J. J. Hoyt, N. C. Bartelt, J.J. Dike and W. G. Wolfer, “Million-line Failure Distributions for Narrow Interconnects”, Materials Research Society Proceedings: Thin Films – Stresses and Mechanical Properties, (1998).
  4. J.J. Hoyt, “Intermediate Phase Nucleation at Diffusion Couple Interfaces”, Materials Research Society Proceedings:  Crystallization and Related Phenomena in Amorphous Materials – Ceramics, Metals, Polymers, and Semiconductors, (1993).
  5. G. Sundar, E.A. Kenik, J.J. Hoyt and S. Spooner, “Study of Nucleation and Growth in Al-Zn Alloys using In-Situ TEM”, Materials Research Society Proceedings:  Crystallization and Related Phenomena in Amorphous Materials – Ceramics, Metals, Polymers and Semiconductors (1993).
  6. E.S.K. Menon, P. Huang, M. Kraitchman, J.J. Hoyt, P. Chow and D. de Fontaine, “A Synchrotron Radiation Study of Nonlinear Diffusion in Cu-Au”, Materials Research Society Proceedings: Kinetics of Phase Transformations. (1991).
  7. J.J. Hoyt and F.A. Garner, “New Insights on the Mechanisms Controlling the Nickel Dependence of Swelling in Fe-Cr-Ni Alloys”, Proceedings of ASTM 15th International Symposium on the Effects of Radiation on Materials, (1990).
  8. J.J. Hoyt, “Applications of Anomalous Small Angle X-ray Scattering”, Proceedings of APS workshop on Chemical Applications of Synchrotron Radiation, Chicago (1988).
  9. J.J. Hoyt and D. de Fontaine, “Compositional Instabilities in Multicomponent Systems”, in Ternary and Multinary Compounds, Proceedings of the 7th International Conference, edited by S.K. Deb and A. Zunger p. 399 (MRS, Pittsburgh (1987).

Co-workers

Harith Humadi
Ph.D. Student
“Atomistic Study of Rapid Solidification and Solute Trapping”
Tara Power
M.A.Sc. Student (Physics Department)
“Grain Boundary Premelting using Monte Carlo Simulations”
Jahidur Rahman
Ph.D. Student
“Molecular Dynamics (MD) Simulation Study of Low Angle Grain Boundary (LAGB) Mobility, Solute Drag and Dislocation Pinning in Pure Al and Al-Mg Alloys”
Peyman Saidi
Ph.D. Student
“Molecular Dynamics Study of Solidification in Aluminum-Silicon Systems”
Huajing Wilson Song
M.A.Sc. Student
“A Molecular Dynamics Simulation Study of the Grain Boundary and Interface Properties During α-γ Phase Transformation in Polycrystalline Fe””A Molecular Dynamics Simulation Study of the Recrystallization Process”.

Courses
  • MATLS 1M03 Sturcture and Properties of Materials
  • MATLS 2H04 Measurements and Communication
  • MATLS 3E04 Mass Transfer
  • MATLS 4N03 Hydrogen, Solar and Nuclear Engineering
  • MATLS 712* Phase Transformations (Graduate)
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