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Shi, Q, Tse, YY, Higginson, RL (2020) Microstructure Evolution and Microhardness Analysis of Metastable Beta Titanium Alloy Ti-15V-3Cr-3Al-3Sn Consolidated Using Equal-Channel Angular Pressing from Machining Chips, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, 29(6), pp.4142-4153, ISSN: 1059-9495. DOI: 10.1007/s11665-020-04913-8.

Coghlan, L, Yan, S, Shin, A, Pearson, J, Jepson, M, Higginson, R (2019) Dispersion of complex carbides at the oxidation front during the oxidation of 9Cr-1Mo steel, Corrosion Science, 165, 108389, ISSN: 0010-938X. DOI: 10.1016/j.corsci.2019.108389.

Hu, J, Green, G, Hogg, S, Higginson, R, Cocks, ACF (2019) Effect of microstructure evolution on the creep properties of a polycrystalline 316H austenitic stainless steel, Materials Science and Engineering: A, 772, 138787, ISSN: 0921-5093. DOI: 10.1016/j.msea.2019.138787.

Karunaratne, MSA, Yan, S, Thomson, R, Coghlan, L, Higginson, R (2019) Modelling carburisation in 9Cr-1Mo ferritic steel tube substrates in experimental CO2 atmospheres, Corrosion Science, 163, 108248, ISSN: 0010-938X. DOI: 10.1016/j.corsci.2019.108248.

Higginson, R, Cenci, M, Rowlett, M, Kornienko, V, Jepson, M (2018) The effect of surface preparation on surface damage and sigma formation in duplex stainless steel, Journal of Materials Science Forum, ISSN: 1662-9752. DOI: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.941.432.

Coghlan, L, Higginson, R, Jepson, M, Shin, A, Pearson, J (2018) Porosity developments within 9Cr-1Mo steel exposed to CO2, Journal of Materials Science Forum, ISSN: 1662-9752. DOI: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.941.426.

Stephenson, O, Higginson, R, Hogg, S, Knight, J, Spindler, S (2018) Characterisation of long term aging in Esshete 1250 welds, Journal of Materials Science Forum, ISSN: 1662-9752. DOI: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.941.589.

Shi, Q, Tse, YY, Higginson, R, Chen, F, Tao, Q (2018) Effect of Annealing Treatment on Microstructure and Micro-hardness of Equal Channel Angular Pressing Recycled Ti-6Al-4V, Cailiao Daobao/Materials Review, 32(5), ISSN: 1005-023X. DOI: 10.11896/j.issn.1005-023X.2018.10.001.

Yan, S, Doak, S, Thomson, R, Higginson, R (2018) An investigation on oxidation/carburisation of 9Cr-1Mo steel heat exchanger tube in an AGR environment, Materials at High Temperatures, 35, pp.56-65, DOI: 10.1080/09603409.2017.1392411.

Shi, QA, Tse, Y, Higginson, R (2018) Microstructure and texture development during solid consolidation recycling of Ti-6Al-4V, Materials Characterization, 147, pp.223-232, ISSN: 1044-5803. DOI: 10.1016/j.matchar.2018.10.020.

Jepson, M, Higginson, R, Rowlett, M (2017) The effect of surface preparation on the precipitation of sigma during high temperature exposure of S32205 duplex stainless steel, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A: Physical Metallurgy and Materials Science, 48(3), pp.1491-1500, ISSN: 1543-1940. DOI: 10.1007/s11661-016-3914-8.

Goffin, N, Higginson, R, Tyrer, J (2017) Using wire shaping techniques and holographic optics to optimise deposition characteristics in wire-based laser cladding, Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. Series A, Mathematical and physical sciences, ISSN: 0080-4630. DOI: 10.1098/rspa.2016.0603.

Shi, QA, Tse, Y, Muhammad, R, Roy, A, Silberschmidt, V, Higginson, R (2016) Effect of machining on shear-zone microstructure in Ti-15V-3Cr-3Al-3Sn: conventional and ultrasonically assisted turning, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, pp.1-8, ISSN: 1059-9495. DOI: 10.1007/s11665-016-2209-y.

Shi, A, Tse, Y, Higginson, R (2015) Effects of processing parameters on relative density, microhardness and microstructure of recycled Ti-6Al-4V from machining chips produced by equal channel angular pressing, Materials Science and Engineering A, 651, pp.248-258, ISSN: 0921-5093. DOI: 10.1016/j.msea.2015.11.002.

Green, G, Higginson, R, Hogg, S, Spindler, S, Hamm, C, Najorka, J (2015) Analysis of ferrite formed in 321 grade austenitic stainless steel, MATERIALS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 31(4), pp.418-425, ISSN: 0267-0836. DOI: 10.1179/1743284714Y.0000000564.

Ashworth, M, Wilcox, G, Higginson, R, Heath, R, Liu, C, Mortimer, RJ (2015) The effect of electroplating parameters and substrate material on tin whisker formation, Microelectronics Reliability, 55(2015), pp.180-191, ISSN: 1872-941X. DOI: 10.1016/j.microrel.2014.10.005.

Goffin, N, Higginson, R, Tyrer, J (2015) The use of holographic optical elements (HOE's) to investigate the use of a flat irradiance profile in the control of heat absorption in wire-fed laser cladding, Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 220, pp.191-201, ISSN: 0924-0136. DOI: 10.1016/j.jmatprotec.2015.01.023.

Lay, V, Higginson, R, Hogg, S, Kirk, C, Davis, C (2015) Analysis of deposits formed during biomass co-firing on 15Mo3 under different gas and temperature conditions, MATERIALS AT HIGH TEMPERATURES, 32(1-2), pp.230-237, ISSN: 0960-3409. DOI: 10.1179/0960340914Z.00000000105.

Higginson, RL, Jackson, C, Murrell, EL, Exworthy, PAZ, Mortimer, RJ, Worrall, DR, Wilcox, GD (2015) Effect of thermally grown oxides on colour development of stainless steel, MATERIALS AT HIGH TEMPERATURES, 32(1-2), pp.113-117, ISSN: 0960-3409. DOI: 10.1179/0960340914Z.00000000083.

Lay, V, Kirk, C, Hogg, S, Higginson, R, Davis, C (2015) Characterisation, analysis and comparison of multiple biomass fuels used in co-firing trials, 2015(2AO.5.1), pp.464-474, ISSN: 2282-5819. DOI: 10.5071/23rdEUBCE2015-2AO.5.1.

Green, G, Higginson, R, Hogg, S, Spindler, S, Hamm, C (2014) Evolution of sigma phase in 321 grade austenitic stainless steel parent and weld metal with duplex microstructure, MATERIALS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 30(12), pp.1392-1398, ISSN: 0267-0836. DOI: 10.1179/1743284713Y.0000000452.

Ashworth, MA, Wilcox, GD, Higginson, RL, Heath, RJ, Liu, C (2014) An investigation into Zinc diffusion and tin whisker growth for electroplated tin deposits on brass, Journal of Electronic Materials, 43(4), pp.1005-1016, ISSN: 0361-5235. DOI: 10.1007/s11664-014-2983-y.

Bunyan, D, Ashworth, MA, Wilcox, GD, Higginson, RL, Heath, RJ, Liu, C (2013) Tin whisker growth from electroplated finishes - a review, Transactions of the Institute of Metal Finishing, 91(5), pp.249-259, DOI: 10.1179/0020296713Z.000000000119.

Ashworth, MA, Wilcox, GD, Higginson, RL, Heath, RJ, Liu, C (2013) Effect of direct current and pulse plating parameters on tin whisker growth from tin electrodeposits on copper and brass substrates, Transactions of the Institute of Metal Finishing, 91(5), pp.261-268, DOI: 10.1179/0020296713Z.000000000116.

West, D, Hulance, J, Higginson, RL, Wilcox, GD (2013) σ-Phase precipitation in 347HFG stainless steel, Materials Science and Technology (United Kingdom), 29(7), pp.835-842, ISSN: 0267-0836. DOI: 10.1179/1743284712Y.0000000100.

Jepson, MAE and Higginson, RL (2012) In situ observation of the oxidation of S32101 duplex stainless steel at 900°C, Corrosion Science, 59, pp.263-269, ISSN: 0010-938X. DOI: 10.1016/j.corsci.2012.03.011.

Gorman, DM, Higginson, RL, Du, H, McColvin, G, Fry, AT, Thomson, RC (2012) Microstructural analysis of steam oxidation of IN617 for use in ultra-supercritical steam plants, Materials at High Temperatures, 29(2), pp.81-88, ISSN: 0960-3409. DOI: 10.3184/096034012X13313071300779.

Liu, J, Sinner, J, Higginson, R, Zhou, Z (2012) Interfacial reactions and wetting in Al-Mg/oxide ceramic interpenetrating composites made by a pressureless infiltration technique, COMPOSITES SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 72(8), pp.886-893, ISSN: 0266-3538. DOI: 10.1016/j.compscitech.2012.02.018.

Kell, J, Tyrer, JR, Higginson, RL, Jones, JC, Noden, S (2012) Laser weld pool management through diffractive holographic optics, Materials Science and Technology, 28(3), pp.354-363, DOI: 10.1179/1743284711Y.0000000050.

Kell, J, Tyrer, JR, Higginson, RL, Jones, JC, Noden, S (2012) Laser weld pool management through diffractive holographic optics, Materials Science and Technology, 28(3), pp.354-362, ISSN: 0267-0836. DOI: 10.1179/1743284711Y.0000000050.

Liu, J, Binner, J, Higginson, R (2012) Dry sliding wear behaviour of co-continuous ceramic foam/aluminium alloy interpenetrating composites produced by pressureless infiltration, Wear, 276–277, pp.94 - 104-94 - 104, ISSN: 0043-1648. DOI: 10.1016/j.wear.2011.12.008.

Liu, J, Binner, J, Higginson, R (2012) Dry sliding wear behaviour of co-continuous ceramic foam/aluminium alloy interpenetrating composites produced by pressureless infiltration, Wear, ISSN: 0043-1648.

Jepson, MAE and Higginson, RL (2012) In situ observation of the oxidation of S32101 duplex stainless steel at 900 °C, Corrosion Science, ISSN: 0010-938X.

Higginson, RL, Blackmur, M, Gibson, M, Tyrer, J (2012) Grain size control in the weld pool and heat affected zone using holograms, Materials Science Forum, 715-716, pp.340-345, ISSN: 0255-5476. DOI: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.715-716.340.

Gorman, DM, Higginson, RL, Thomson, RC, Du, H, McColvin, G, Fry, AT (2012) Microstructural Analysis of IN617 and IN625 Oxidised in the Presence of Steam for use in Ultra-Supercritical Power Plant, Oxidation of Metals, pp.1-14, ISSN: 0030-770X. DOI: 10.1007/s11085-012-9342-2.

Liu, J, Binner, J, Higginson, R, Zhou, Z (2012) Interfacial reactions and wetting in Al-Mg/oxide ceramic interpenetrating composites made by a pressureless infiltration technique, Composites Science and Technology, ISSN: 0266-3538.

Liu, J, Binner, J, Higginson, R, Munnings, C (2011) Ceramic foam / aluminium alloy interpenetrating composites for wear resistance applications, Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, 32(2), pp.257-269, ISSN: 0196-6219.

Higginson, RL, Millar, L, West, G, Hulance, J (2011) The effect of alloying additions on the oxide morphologies of super-heater tubes at elevated temperatures, Materials at High Temperatures, 28(4), pp.279-284, ISSN: 0960-3409. DOI: 10.3184/096034011X13184307407314.

Green, G and Higginson, RL (2011) Oxide scale formation and morphology on austenitic stainless steel at medium annealing temperatures, Materials at High Temperatures, 28(4), pp.269-273, ISSN: 0960-3409. DOI: 10.3184/096034011X13183224383990.

Mogire, EO, Higginson, RL, Fry, AT, Thomson, RC (2011) Microstructural characterization of oxide scales formed on steels P91 and P92, Materials at High Temperatures, 28(4), pp.361-368, ISSN: 0960-3409. DOI: 10.3184/096034011X13193830650089.

Johnson, K, Edmonds, HC, Higginson, RL, Harris, RA (2011) New discoveries in ultrasonic consolidation nano-structures using emerging analysis techniques, PROCEEDINGS OF THE INSTITUTION OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS PART L-JOURNAL OF MATERIALS-DESIGN AND APPLICATIONS, 225(L4), pp.277-287, ISSN: 1464-4207. DOI: 10.1177/0954420711413656.

Chang, H, Binner, J, Higginson, R, Myers, P, Webb, P, King, G (2011) Preparation and characterisation of ceramic-faced metal-ceramic interpenetrating composites for impact applications, Journal of Materials Science, 46(15), pp.5237-5244, ISSN: 0022-2461. DOI: 10.1007/s10853-011-5461-4.

Zhu, F, Faulkner, RG, Higginson, RL, Spindler, S, Baker, A, Hamm, CD (2011) Prediction of microstructural evolution in austenitic stainless steels for extended life power plant applications, Advances in Materials Technology for Fossil Power Plants - Proceedings from the 6th International Conference, pp.949-961.

Chang, H, Binner, JGP, Higginson, RL, Myers, P, Webb, P, King, G (2011) High Strain Rate Characteristics of 3-3 Metal-Ceramic Interpenetrating Composites, Materials Science and Engineering A, 528, pp.2239-2245, DOI: 10.1016/j.msea.2010.12.016.

Higginson, RL and Green, G (2011) Whisker Growth Morphology of High Temperature Oxides Grown on 304 Stainless Steel, Corrosion Science, 53, pp.1690-1693, DOI: 10.1016/j.corsci.2011.01.026.

Higginson, RL, Gibson, MR, Kell, J, Tyrer, JR (2010) Weld Pool Shaping and Microstructural Control Using Novel Computer Generated Holographic Optic Laser Welding of Steel and Stainless Steel, Materials Science Forum, 638-642, pp.3673-3678, DOI: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.638-642.3673.

Chang, HM, Binner, JGP, Higginson, RL (2010) Dry Sliding Wear Behaviour of Al(Mg)Al₂O₃ Interpenetrating Composites Produced by a Pressureless Infiltration Technique, Wear, 268, pp.166-171.

Chang, HM, Higginson, RL, Binner, JGP (2010) Microstructure and Property Characterisation of 3-3 Al(Mg)/Al₂O₃ Interpenetrating Composites Produced by a Pressureless Infiltration Technique, J Mater Sci, 45, pp.662-668, DOI: 10.1007/s10853-009-3983-9.

Chang, H, Binner, J, Higginson, R (2010) Ballistic evaluation and damage characterization of metal-ceramic interpenetrating composites for light armor applications, Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, 31(5), pp.97-104, ISSN: 0196-6219. DOI: 10.1002/9780470944004.ch10.

Verona, C and Higginson, R (2009) Stress corrosion cracking of crni martensitic stainless steels for steam turbine blades, European Corrosion Congress 2009, EUROCORR 2009, 1, pp.289-295.

Jepson, MAE and Higginson, RL (2009) The Influence of Microstructure on the Oxidation of Duplex Stainless Steels in Simulated Propane Combustion Products at 1000 deg. C, Corrosion Science, 51, pp.588-594.

Binner, JGP, Chang, HM, Higginson, RL (2009) Processing of Ceramic-Metal Interpenetrating Composites, Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 29, pp.837-842.

Verona, CL and Higginson, RL (2009) Stresss Corrosion Cracking of CrNi Martensitic Stainless Steels for Steam Turbine Blades, Materials at High Temperatures, 26, pp.79-83.

Higginson, RL and Jepson, MAE (2009) Oxidation Characteristics of Two As-Cast Duplex Stainless Steels Under Simulated Reheat Conditions, Materials at High Temperatures, 26, pp.25-30.

Higginson, RL and Jepson, MAE (2009) Oxidation Characteristics of Two As-Cast Duplex Stainless Steels Under Simulated Reheat Conditions, Materials at High Temperatures, 26, pp.25-30, ISSN: 0960-3409. DOI: 10.3184/096034009X400023.

Verona, CL and Higginson, RL (2009) Stress Corrosion Cracking of CrNi Martensitic Stainless Steels for Steam Turbine Blades, Materials at High Temperatures, 26, pp.79-83, ISSN: 0960-3409. DOI: 10.3184/096034009X438202.

Chang, HM, Higginson, RL, Binner, JGP (2009) Interface Study by Dual-Beam FIB-TEM in a Pressureless Infiltrated Al(Mg)-Al₂O₃ Interpenetrating Composite, Journal of Microscopy, 233(Pt 1), pp.132-139.

Gibson, M, Higginson, R, Tyrer, J, Blackmur, M (2009) The control of grain size during welding and direct metal deposition using three dimensional time-temperature control provided by holographic beam shaping, ICALEO 2009 - 28th International Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics, Congress Proceedings, 102, pp.653-659, DOI: 10.2351/1.5061624.

Gibson, M, Tyrer, J, Higginson, R (2009) Direct metal deposition melt pool temperature distribution control through novel holographic beam shaping, allowing improved mechanical and corrosion properties, ICALEO 2009 - 28th International Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics, Congress Proceedings, 102, pp.545-551, DOI: 10.2351/1.5061608.

Gibson, MG, Tyrer, JR, Higginson, RL (2008) Profile and Microstructure Control in Direct Deposition, The Laser User, (53), pp.40-41, ISSN: 1755-5140.

Mukhopadhyay, A, Higginson, RL, Howard, IC, Sellars, CM (2007) Strain Summation in Finite Element Modelling of Multipass Hot Rolling, Materials Science and Technology, 23, pp.29-37.

Higginson, RL, West, GD, Jepson, MAE (2007) The Characteristion of Oxide Scales Grown on Nickel Containing Steel Substrates using Electron Backscatter Diffraction, Materials Science Forum, 539-543, pp.4482-4487.

Jepson, MAE, Verona, CL, Higginson, RL (2007) Oxide Scales Grown on Stainless Steels During Simulated Reheat, Advanced Materials Research, 15-17, pp.792-797.

Chang, H, Binner, JGP, Higginson, RL, Sambrook, R (2006) Processing of Al-Mg/Al 2O 3 interpenetrating composites by pressureless infiltration, Institute of Cast Metals Engineers - 67th World Foundry Congress, wfc06: Casting the Future, 1, pp.568-575.

Higginson, RL, Jepson, MAE, West, GD (2006) Use of EBSD to Characterise High Temperature Oxides Formed on Low Alloy and Stainless Steels, Materials Science and Technology, 22(11), pp.1325-1332, ISSN: 0267-0836. DOI: 10.1179/174328406X130920.

Higginson, RL, Chang, H, Binner, JGP (2006) Microstructures of Alumina-Aluminium/Magnesium Interpenetrating Composites, Materials Science Forum, 519-521, pp.1279-1284.

Higginson, RL, Jepson, MAE, West, GD (2006) Use of EBSD to Characterise High Temperature Oxides Formed on Low Alloy and Stainless Steels, Materials Science and Technology, 22(11), pp.1325-1332.

Higginson, RL, Chang, H, Binner, JGP (2006) Microstructure of Alumina-Aluminium/Magnesium Interpenetrating Composites, Materials Science Forum, 519-521, pp.1279-1284.

Liu, D, Atkinson, HV, Higginson, RL (2005) Disagglomeration in Thixoformed Wrought Aluminium Alloy 2014, Materials Science and Engineering A-Structural Materials Properties Microstructure and Processing, 392(1-2), pp.73-80.

Kell, J, Tyrer, JR, Higginson, RL, Thomson, RC (2005) Microstructural characterization of autogenous laser welds on 316L stainless steel using EBSD and EDS, Journal of Microscopy, 217(2), pp.167-173, ISSN: 1365-2818. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2818.2005.01447.x.

West, GD, Birosca, S, Higginson, RL (2005) Phase Determination and Microstructure of Oxide Scales Formed on Steel at High Temperature, Jounral of Microscopy, 217(2), pp.122-129.

Higginson, RL and West, GD (2005) The Study of Texture Development of High Temperature Oxide Scales on Steel Substrates using Electron BackScatter Diffraction, Materials Science Forum, 399-404(Part 1 & 2), pp.495-497.

Jepson, M and Higginson, RL (2005) The Use of EBSD to Study the Microstructural Development of Oxide Scales on 316 Stainless Steel, Materials at High Temperatures, 22(3-4), pp.195-200, ISSN: 0960-3409.

Birosca, S and Higginson, RL (2005) Phase Identification of Oxide Scale on Low Carbon Steel, Materials at High Temperatures, 22(3-4), pp.179-184, ISSN: 0960-3409.

West, GD and Higginson, RL (2005) Chearacterisation of High Temperature Oxidation using Electron Backscatter Diffraction, Materials at High Temperatures, 22(3-4), pp.201-205, ISSN: 0960-3409.

Kell, J, Tyrer, J, Higginson, R, Thomson, R, Jones, J, Noden, S (2004) Computer generated holographic optics used in laser powder fusion, ICALEO 2004 - 23rd International Congress on Applications of Laser and Electro-Optics, Congress Proceedings.

Birosca, S, Dingley, D, Higginson, RL (2004) Microstructural and Microtextural Characterization of Oxide Scale on Steel using Electron Backscatter Diffraction, Journal of Microscopy, 213(Pt. 3), pp.235-240.

Higginson, RL, Pinna, C, Beynon, JH, Wynne, BP (2003) Effect of Roll Pass Schedule on Through Thickness Texture Development in Al-Mn Alloy, Materials Science and Technology, 19(4), pp.477-482, ISSN: 0267-0836. DOI: 10.1179/026708303225010830.

Birosca, S and Higginson, RL (2003) Study of Growth on Steel Substrates using Electron Back Scatter Diffraction, Materials Science Forum, 426-432, pp.3611-3616.

Higginson, RL and Sellars, CM (2002) The Effect of Strain Path Reversal During Hot Rolling on Austenitic Stainless Steel, Materials Science and Engineering A, 338(1-2), pp.323-330, ISSN: 0921-5093. DOI: 10.1016/S0921-5093(02)00088-6.

Higginson, RL, Roebuck, B, Palmiere, EJ (2002) Texture Development in Oxide Scales on Steel Substrates, Scripta Materialia, 47(5), pp.337-342, ISSN: 1359-6462. DOI: 10.1016/S1359-6462(02)00154-9.

Rainforth, WM, Black, MP, Higginson, RL, Sellars, CM, Prabst, I, Warbichler, P, Hofer, F (2002) Precipitation of NbC in a Model Austenitic Steel, Acta Materialia Inc, 50, pp.735-747.

Higginson, RL (2002) Strain Path Effects on Texture Development in Aluminium, Matrials Science Forum, ISSN: 0255-5476.

Poths, RM, Higginson, RL, Palmiere, EJ (2001) Complex Precipitates and Recrystallisation in Microalloyed Austenite during Thermomechanical Processing, Scripta Materialia, 44, pp.147-151.

Black, MP, Higginson, RL, Sellars, CM (2001) The Effect of Strain Path on Recrystallisation Kinetics during Hot Rolling of Al-1%Mn, Materials Science, 17(9), pp.1055-1060.

Burke, DP and Higginson, RL (2000) Characterisation of Multicomponent Scales by Electron Back Scattered Diffraction (EBSD), Scripta Materialia, 42, pp.277-281.

Davenport, SB and Higginson, RL (2000) Strain Path Effects Under Hot Working: an Introduction, Journal of Materials Processing & Technology, 98, pp.267-291.

Higginson, RL and Bate, PS (1999) Substructure Drag Effects and Recrystallisation Textures in Aluminium, Acta Materialia, 47(4), pp.1079-1090.

Davenport, SB, Higginson, RL, Sellars, CM (1999) The Effect of Strain Path on Material Behaviour during Hot Rolling of FCC Metals, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A, 357(1756), pp.1645-1661.

Black, M and Higginson, RL (1999) An Investigation ionto the use of Electron Back Scattered Diffraction to Measure Recrystallised Fraction, Scripta Materialia, 41(2), pp.125-129.

Higginson, RL, Aindow, M, Bate, PS (1997) The Effect of Second-Phase Particles on Primary Recrystallisation Textures in Al-Mn-Si Alloys, Materials Science and Engineering, A225, pp.9-21.

Cowan, J, Higginson, RL, Hutchinson, WB, Bate, PS (1995) Recrystallisation following non-proportional straining in aluminium, Materials Science and Technology, 11(11), pp.1104-1109, DOI: 10.1179/mst.1995.11.11.1104.

Higginson, RL, Aindow, M, Bate, PS (1995) Annealing Twins in Dilute Al-Mn-Si Alloys, Philosophical Magazine Letters, 72(4), pp.193-198.



Conferences

Higginson, R, Green, G, Hogg, S, Spindler, S, Hamm, C (2015) The microstructural development of type 321 Austenitic Stainless Steel with long term ageing. In 8th Stainless Steel and Duplex Steel Conference and Exhibition, Graz, Austria, pp.581-590.

Jackson, C, Higginson, R, Hogg, S, Spindler, S, Hamm, C, Spindler, M, Abbott, K (2015) The effect of long term ageing on the autogenous welding of dissimilar austenitic stainless steels. In 8th European Stainless Steel and Duplex Stainless Steel Conference and Exhibition, Graz, Austria, pp.77-86.

Jackson, C, Higginson, R, Hogg, S, Spindler, S, Hamm, C, Spindler, M, Abbott, K (2015) The effect of long term ageing on the autogenous welding of dissimilar austenitic stainless steels. In , 8th European Stainless Steel and Duplex Stainless Steel Conference 2015, pp.45-54.

Higginson, R, Green, G, Hogg, S, Spindler, S, Hamm, C (2015) The microstructural development of type 321 austenitic stainless steel with long term ageing. In , 8th European Stainless Steel and Duplex Stainless Steel Conference 2015, pp.549-558.

Goffin, N, Hou, S, Tyrer, J, Higginson, R (2014) The use of holographic optics for heat flow control in wire-based laser cladding. In ICALEO, San Diego, pp.383-392, ISBN: 9781940168029.

Higginson, RL, Mogire, E, Ding, Y (2013) Oxide Features Formed on Austenitic Stainless Steel E1250 due to Niobium and Vanadium Additions. In EUROCORR 2013, Estoril, Portugal, p.1532, ISBN: 978-989-98850-0-4.

Higginson, RL, Mogire, Ding, Y (2013) Oxide Features Formed on Austenitic Stainless Steel E1250 due to Niobium and Vanadium Additions. In European Corrosion Congress, Estoril Congress Center • Estoril, Portugal, pp.1532-1-1532-6.

Wilcox, GD, Ashworth, MA, Higginson, RL, Heath, RJ, Mortimer, RJ, Liu, C (2012) Manufacturing and In-service Tin Whisker Mitigation Strategies : The Co-deposition of Particulates and Conformal Coating. In 6th International Symposium on Tin Whiskers, Loughborough University, pp.1-1.

Wilcox, GD, Ashworth, MA, Higginson, RL, Heath, RJ, Mortimer, RJ, Liu, C (2012) The Mitigation of Tin Whiskers by Optimisation of Electroplating Process Methodologies. In 6th International Symposium on Tin Whiskers, Loughborough University, pp.1-1.

Wilcox, GD, Ashworth, MA, Higginson, RL, Heath, RJ, Mortimer, RJ, Liu, C (2012) The effect of direct current and pulse plating parameters on tin whisker growth from tin electrodeposits on copper and brass substrates. In Interfinish 2012, Milan, Italy, pp.1-1.

Wilcox, GD, Ashworth, MA, Higginson, RL, Heath, RJ, Mortimer, RJ, Liu, C, Wang, J, Stuttle, C (2012) WHISKERMIT : Manufacturing and in-service tin whisker mitigation strategies for high value electronics. In PERM Meeting No 12, Marseille, France, pp.1-1.

Wilcox, GD, Ashworth, MA, Higginson, RL, Heath, RJ, Mortimer, RJ, Liu, C (2011) WHISKERMIT - understanding and mitigating against tin whiskers. In SMART Group, (ed) Tin whiskers in electronics, Ford College, Loughborough, pp.1-5.

Higginson, RL, Millar, L, Green, G, Hulance, J (2011) CHARACTERISTICS AND MORPHOLOGIES OF OXIDES ON AUSTENITIC STAINLESS STEELS. In 7th European Stainless Steel Conference - Science and Market, Como, Italy, p.6.

Mogire, EO, Higginson, RL, Fry, AT, Thomson, RC (2011) Microstructural Characterization of Oxide Scales Formed on Austenitic Stainless Steel Esshete 1250. In 7th European Stainless Steel Conference - Science and Market, Como, Italy, p.4.

Wilcox, GD, Higginson, RL, Heath, RJ, Liu, C, Ashworth, MA (2011) Tin Whisker Growth on Electronic Finishes. In Proc. IMFAir 2011, Shropshire, p.30.

West, D, Hulance, J, Higginson, RL, Wilcox, GD (2010) Sigma phase precipitation in 347HFG stainless steel for supercritical power plant operation. In Gandy, D, Shingledecker, J, Viswanathan, eds, R (ed) Proc. from the Sixth International Conference on Advances in Materials Technology for Fossil Power Plants, Santa Fe, New Mexico, pp.972-985.

West, D, Hulance, J, Higginson, RL, Wilcox, GD (2010) Microstructural Evolution in 347 HFG for Supercritical Power Plant Operation. In Proc. 6th International Conference on Advances in Materials Technology for Fossil Power Plants, La Fonda, Santafe, New Mexico, USA, pp.972-985.

West, D, Hulance, J, Higginson, RL, Wilcox, GD (2010) Sigma Phase Precipitation in 347HFG Stainless Steel for Supercritical Power Plant Operation. In Gandy, D, Shingledecker, J, Viswanathan, eds, R (ed) Sixth Int. Conf. on Advances in Materials Technology for Fossil Power Plants, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA, pp.1-6.

Higginson, RL and Jepson, MAE (2008) The Development of Oxide Scale During Reheat of Duplex Stainless Steel. In Karjalainen, Pentti, Hertsman, eds, S (ed) European Stainless Steel Conference, Helsinki, Finland, pp.573-578, ISBN: 91-974131-9-4.

Gibson, MG, Tyrer, JR, Higginson, RL (2008) Novel Computer Generated Diffractive Optics Modifying Beam Characteristics to Improve the Microstructures of Directly Deposited Inconel 625. In Proceedings of the 27th International Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO), Temecula, CA, USA, pp.7-13, ISBN: 978-0-912035-12-3.

Gibson, MG, Tyrer, JR, Higginson, RL (2008) The Use of Holographically Customised Beam Profiles to Control the Overall Physical Cross Section of Direct Metal Depositions. In Proceedings of the 27th International Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO), Temecula, CA, USA, pp.57-63, ISBN: 978-0-912035-12-3.

Jepson, MAE, Lille, C, Higginson, RL (2007) The Study of Oxidation of Duplex Stainless Steels During Simulated Reheat. In Proc. EUROCORR 2007, Breiburg im Breisgau, Germany, pp.1-8.

Johnson, K, Higginson, RL, Gupta, A, Dickens, PM, West, G (2007) Formation of Nano-Grains during Biaxial High Frequency Fully Reversed Loading. In Proceedings of the Materials Science and Technology 2007 Conference and Exhibition, Detroit, Michigan, USA, p.12.

Higginson, RL (2007) The Effect of Strain and Strain Path During Deformation on the Recrystallisation of a Particle Containing Aluminium-Manganese Alloy. In Prangnell, B, P, Bate, eds, PS (ed) International Symposium on Fundamentals of Deformation and Annealing, Manchester, pp.363-368.

Han, SY, Higginson, RL, Palmiere, EJ (2007) The Effect of Grain Size and Rolling Reduction on the Texture Development of a Metastable Austenitic Stainless Steel. In 3rd International Conference on Recrystallization and Grain Growth, ReX and GG III, Recrystallization and Grain Growth III, Pts 1 and 2, Jeju Isl, South Korea, pp.195-200.

Kell, J, Tyrer, JR, Higginson, RL, Thomson, RC, Jones, JC, Noden, S (2006) Holographic Diffractive Optical Elements Allow Improvements in conduction Laser Welding of Steels. In ICALEO 2006 Proc, Scotsdale (Phoenix), USA, pp.8-17.

Higginson, RL and West, GD (2005) The Study of Texture Development of High Temperature Oxide Scales on Steel Substrates using Electron Backscatter Diffraction. In ICOTOM 14: Textures of Materials, Pts 1 & 2, Materials Science Forum, Belgium.

Kell, J, Tyrer, JR, Higginson, RL, Thomson, RC (2004) Computer Generated Holographic Elements Used in Laser Powder Fusion. In Proceedings of the International Congress for Applications of Lasers and Electro-optics (ICALEO), San Francisco, USA, pp.603-612.

Higginson, RL (2004) The effect of strain path on the recrystallisation of an aluminium manganese alloy. In Bacroix, B, Driver, JH, LeGall, R, Maurice, C, Penelle, R, Regle, H, Tabourot, L (ed) 2nd Joint International Conference on Recrystallization and Grain Growth, RECRYSTALLIZATION AND GRAIN GROWTH, PTS 1 AND 2, Annecy, FRANCE, pp.375-380, ISBN: 0-87849-952-0. DOI: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.467-470.375.

Kell, J, Tyrer, J, Higginson, R, Thomson, R, Jones, J, Noden, S (2004) Computer generated holographic optics used in laser powder fusion. In , ICALEO 2004 - 23rd International Congress on Applications of Laser and Electro-Optics, Congress Proceedings,ISBN: 9780912035772. DOI: 10.2351/1.5060283.

Higginson, RL (2002) Strain Path Effects on Texture Development in Aluminium. In Gregson, PJ and Harris, SJE (ed) Aluminium Alloys 2002: Their Physical and Mechanical Properties PTS, Cambridge, pp.1-3.

Poths, RM, Higginson, RL, Palmiere, EJ (2001) Static Precipitation and Recrystallisation in Microalloyed Austenite during Thermomechanical Processing. In Proc. Int. Conf. on Recrystallisation and Grain Growth, Aachen, Germany, pp.785-790.

Poths, RM and Higginson, RL (2001) A Study of the Dissolution and Precipitation of Microalloy Elements in HSLA Steels. In IOP Conference Series No. 168, Electron Microscopy and Microanalysis 2001, Dundee, pp.207-210.

Poths, RM, Higginson, RL, Palmiere, EJ (2000) Seeds, Sandwiches and Stones: Complex Precipitation in Microalloyed Steels. In Proceedings of Thermomechanical Processing of Steel, London, pp.113-119.

Beynon, JH, Higginson, RL, Pinna, C (2000) Rolling Experiments, Texture Measurements and Computer-Based Predictions: Closing the Loop. In Met Soc 30th Annual Conference of Metallurgists of CIM, J.J.Jonas Symposium in Thermomechanical Processing of Steel, Ottowa, pp.121-133.

Palmiere, EJ, Higginson, RL, Hans, SY (2000) Effect of Grain Size on the Rolling and Annealing Texture in an Austenitic Stainless Steel. In Met Soc 39th Annual Conference of Metallurgists of CIM, J.J.Jonas Symposium in thermomechanical Processing of Steel, Ottawa, pp.727-736.

Poths, RM, Higginson, RL, Palmiere, EJ (2000) Static Precipitation and Recrystallisation in Microalloyed Austenite during Thermomechanical Processing. In International Conference on Thermomechanical Processing of Steels and Other Materials, Thermec 2000, Las Vegas, pp.459-465.

Higginson, RL, Rainforth, WM, Palmiere, EJ, Sellars, CM (2000) The Use of Spectroscopic Imaging to Study the Effects of Niobium and Titanium in a Model Microalloyed Steel. In International Conference on Thermomechanical Processing of Steels and Other Materials, Thermec 2000, Las Vegas, pp.1217-1222.

Higginson, RL (1999) The Effect of Strain Path on Texture Development in Aluminium. In The 12th International Conference on Texture of Materials, ICOTOM-12, Montreal, pp.1130-1135.

Pinna, C, Higginson, RL, Beynon, JH (1999) Modelling of the Effect of Lubrication on Texture Evolution During Hot Rolling. In Modelling of Metals Rolling Processes 3, The Institute of Materials, London, pp.237-246.

Mukhopadhyay, A, Higginson, RL, Howard, IC, Sellars, CM (1999) Comparison of Deformation Behaviour During Rolling of Tapered and Parallel Slabs using Experimental and Computational Methods. In Modelling of Metals Rolling Processes 3, The Institute of Materials, London, pp.333-342.

Rainforth, WM, Black, MP, Poths, RM, Higginson, RL, Whiteman, JA, Palmiere, EJ, Sellars, CM (1999) Determination of the Distribution of Nb(C,N) Precipitates in Micoalloyed Steels. In EMAG Conference, Sheffield Inst. Phys. Conf. Ser. No 161, Section 9, Sheffield, pp.467-470.

Pinna, C, Higginson, RL, Beynon, JH (1998) Uncertainties in Modelling the Evolution of Crystallographic Texture during Hot Rolling. In The Institute of Materials, Modelling of Metals Rolling Processes: Symposium 9, Control of Internal Product Properties, London, pp.9-14.

Higginson, RL and Sellars, CM (1997) The Effect of Strain Path During Hot Rolling on the Recrystallisation Kinetics of 316 Stainless Steel. In International Conference on Thermomechanical Processing of Steel & Other Materials, Thermec '97, Wollongong, Australia, pp.779-785.

Higginson, RL (1995) The Effect of Second Phase Particles on Annealing in Aluminium-Manganese-Silicon. In EMAG Conference, Birmingham, pp.475-478.

Higginson, RL (1995) The Effect of Second Phase Particles on the Mobility of Grain Boundaries on Aluminium Alloys. In EURO MAT Conference, Venice, pp.101-106.



Books

Higginson, RL and Sellars, CM (2003) Worked Examples in Quantitative Metallography, Maney, ISBN: 1-902653-80-7.



Other

Higginson, RL (2010) Microstructure of Metals and Alloys - An Atlas of Transmission Electron Microscopy Images.

Higginson, RL (2009) Materials for Engineers.



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