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    26) Nano-stress-fibers govern toughness and strength in amorphous silica 
          T. Hao and Z. M. Hossain, (in submission, 2018)

    25) Differential anharmonicity and thermal expansion coefficient in SiC nanowires
          F. Elahi, Z. Zhang, T. Weng, and Z. M. Hossain, (Under review, 2018)

    24) Strong anisotropy in strength, toughness, and elastic moduli in defective hexagonal boron nitride
          T. Ahmed, A. Procak, T. Hao, and Z. M. Hossain, (Under review, 2018)

    23) Heterogeneity governs diameter-dependent toughness and strength in SiC nanowires (pdf)
          F. Elahi, L. Ma, and Z. M. Hossain
          Physical Review B, (In press, 2018)

    22) Strength and toughness anisotropy in hexagonal boron nitride: An atomistic picture (pdf, doi)
          T. Ahmed, Z. Zhang, C. McDermitt, and Z. M. Hossain
          J. Applied Physics 124, 185108 (2018), Selected as an Editor's pick article.

    21) Stillinger-Weber potential for elastic and fracture properties in graphene and cnts (pdf, doi)
          M. Z. Hossain, T. Hao, and B. Silverman
          J. of Physics: Condensed Matter 30, 055901 (2018)

    20) Anisotropic toughness and strength in graphene and its atomistic origin (pdf, doi)
          M. Z. Hossain, T. Ahmed, B. Silverman, M. S. Khawaja, J. Calderon, A. Rutten, and S. Tse, 
          J. of Mech. and Phys. of Solids 110, 118-136 (2018)

    19) Measurement Of Fracture Toughness of Heterogeneous Materials
          C.-J.Hsueh, K. Bhattacharya, G. Ravichandran, M. Z. Hossain
          US Patent No. 9903800 (2016)

    18) Systems and methods for determining the effective toughness of a material
          M. Z. Hossain, C-J Hsueh, K. Bhattacharya, G. Ravichandran, B. Bourdin
          US Patent No. 0131564 (2016)

    17) Effective toughness of heterogeneous media (pdf, doi)
          M. Z. Hossain, C-J. Hsueh, B. Bourdin, K. Bhattacharya
          J. of Mech. and Phys. of Solids 71, 15 (2014)

    16) Stress-dependent solute energetics in W-Re alloys from first-principles calculations (pdf, doi)
          M. Z. Hossain and J. Marian
          Acta Materialia 80, 107 (2014)

    15)  Electron-dependent thermoelectric properties in Si/Si1-xGex heterostructures and alloys (doi)
           M. Z. Hossain, and H. T. Johnson
           Appl. Phys. Lett. 100, 253901 (2012

    14) Ion impact energy distribution and sputtering of Si and Ge (pdf, doi)
          M. Z. Hossain, J. B. Freund, and H. T. Johnson
          J. of Appl. Phys. 111, 103513 (2012)

    13) Ion impact crater asymmetry determines surface ripple orientation (pdf, doi)
          M. Z. Hossain, K. Das, J. B. Freund, and H. T. Johnson
          Appl. Phys. Lett. 99, 151913 (2011)

    12)  Semiconducting graphene nanoribbon retains band gap on amorphous or crystalline SiO2 (pdf, doi)
           M. Z. Hossain, Appl. Phys. Lett. 99, 183103 (2011)

    11) Quantum conductance modulation in graphene by strain engineering (pdf, doi)
          M. Z. Hossain, Appl. Phys. Lett. 96, 143118 (2010)

    10) Effects of composition, strain, atomic disorder on optical phonon frequencies in Si1-xGex, (pdf, doi)
           M. Z. Hossain and H. T. Johnson
           J. of Appl. Phys. 107, 073515 (2010)

    9) Interface-induced bandgap reduction, electron transfer in semiconducting carbon nanotube (pdf, doi), 
        M. Z. Hossain, Appl. Phys. Lett. 96, 053118 (2010)

    8) Enhanced quantum confinement due to nonuniform composition in alloy quantum dots (pdf, doi)
        M. Z. Hossain, N. V. Medhekar, V. B. Shenoy, and H. T. Johnson
        Nanotechnology 21, 095401 (2010)

    7) Structural instability of single wall carbon nanotube edges from first-principles (pdf, doi)
        M. Z. Hossain, Appl. Phys. Lett. 95, 153104 (2009)

    6) Chemistry at the graphene-SiO2 interface (pdf, doi)
         M. Z. Hossain, Appl. Phys. Lett. 95, 143125 (2009)
   
    5) Improved calculation of Si sputter yield via first principles derived interatomic potential (pdf, doi)
        M. Z. Hossain, J. B. Freund, and H. T. Johnson
        N. Instr. and Meth. in Phys. Res. 261, 1061 (2009)

    4) Differential sputter yields in Si1-xGex (pdf, doi)
        M. Z. Hossain, J. B. Freund, and H. T. Johnson
        J. of Appl. Phys. 103, 073508 (2008

    3) Generalized mathematical model for the solution of mixed boundary-value elastic problems (pdf)
        M. Z. Hossain, S. R. Ahmed and M. W. Uddin
        Applied Mathematics and Computation 169, 1247 (2005

    2) A new mathematical model for finite-difference solution of 3D mixed-boundary value elastic problems
        M. Z. Hossain, S. R. Ahmed and M. W. Uddin
        I. J. of Computational Methods 2, 99 (2005)

    1) A general mathematical formulation for finite-difference solution of anisotropic materials (pdf)
        S. R. Ahmed, M. Z. Hossain, and M. W. Uddin
        Computers & Structures 83, 35 (2005)