My research focuses on the use of synchrotron X-ray techniques for the investigation of metal alloys, both through post mortem structural characterization and in-situ for the exploration of dynamic phenomena such as solidification and microstructural evolution.
E. Liotti, C. Arteta, A. Zisserman, A. Lui, V. Lempitsky, and P. S. Grant. Crystal nucleation in metallic alloys using x-ray radiography and machine learning. Science Advances, 4(4), 2018
S. Feng, E. Liotti, A. Lui, S. Kumar, A. Mahadevegowda, K. A. Q. O'Reilly, and P. S. Grant. An in-situ method to estimate the tip temperature and phase selection of secondary Fe-rich intermetallics using synchrotron x-ray radiography. Scripta Materialia, 149:44 -48, 2018
E. Liotti, A. Lui, S. Kumar, Z. Guo, C. Bi, T. Connolley, and P. S. Grant. The spatial and temporal distribution of dendrite fragmentation in solidifying Al-Cu alloys under different conditions. Acta Materialia, 121:384-395, 2016
E. Liotti, A. Lui, T. Connolley, I.P. Dolbnya, K.J.S. Sawhney, A. Malandain, M.D. Wilson, M.C. Veale, P. Seller, and P.S. Grant. Mapping of multi-elements during melting and solidication using synchrotron x-rays and pixel-based spectroscopy. Scientic Reports, 5:15988, 2015
E. Liotti, A. Lui, R. Vincent, S. Kumar, Z. Guo, T. Connolley, I. P. Dolbnya, M. Hart, L. Arnberg, R. H. Mathiesen, and P. S. Grant. A synchrotron x-ray radiography study of dendrite fragmentation induced by a pulsed electromagnetic eld in an Al-15Cu alloy. Acta Materialia, 70:228-239, 2014