Electron Microscope Unit
Dr Charlie Kong
Senior Research Officer
Ph: + 61 2 9385 6395Fax: + 61 2 9385 6400
B. Eng., 1983 ( Shanghai University of Science & Technology),
Ph.D. 1995 (UNSW)
Major responsibility for managing the use of Nova Nanolab 200 Dualbeam
FIB, and additionally, providing support for the FEI 200XP FIB and Philips CM200 FEG-TEM
2006 – Present: NANO funded Research Associate, Electron
Microscope Unit, University of New South Wales
1999 – 2003: Postdoctoral Research Associate of CRC, Lecturer
for Crystallography and XRD, School of Materials Science and Engineering, UNSW
1996 – 1998: Laboratory Assistant, Electron Microscope Unit, UNSW
1983 – 1991: Assistant Lecturer, Electron Microscope Unit,
Shanghai University of Science and Technology, P.R. China
Microstructure and mechanical properties of ferrous or nonferrous metal
Metallurgical reactions between slag, metal, and coke in ironmaking and steelmaking
Software creation for advanced FIB patterning
Simulation and rebuilt of three-dimensional microstructure
 C. H. Kong and P. R. Munroe, “The Effect of Cooling Rate and Heat Treatment on Hardness Across the FeAl-NiAl Pseudobinary”, Scripta Metall. Mater., 28  1241-44 (1993)
 C. H. Kong and P. R. Munroe, “The Effect of Ternary Additions on the Vacancy Hardening of FeAl”, Scripta Metall. Mater., 30  1079-83 (1994)
 C. H. Kong and P. R. Munroe, “The Effect of Ternary Additions on the Vacancy Hardening and Defect Structure of FeAl”, pp. 231-39 in Processing, Properties, and Applications of Iron Aluminides. Edited by J. H. Schneibel and M. A. Crimp. TMS, Warrendale, (1994)
 C. H. Kong and P. R. Munroe, “The Effect of Composition on Defect Structure Associated with Elimination of Vacancies Across FeAl-NiAl Pseudobinary”, J. Intermetallics, 2, 213-19 (1994)
 C. H. Kong and P. R. Munroe, “Microstructural Characterisation of FeAl-Based Alloys with Small Vanadium Additions”, Scripta Metall. Mater., 32  469-74 (1995)
 P. R. Munroe and C.H. Kong, “The Effect of Ternary Additions on the Vacancy Hardening in Near Stoichiometric FeAl”, J. Intermetallics, 4, 403-15 (1996)
 P. R. Munroe and C.H. Kong, “The Effect of Heat Treatment on the Microstructure and Properties of FeAl+Cr”, pp325-30 in High Temperature Ordered Intermetallics VII. Edited by C. C. Koch, C. T Liu, N. S. Stoloff and A. Wanner, Pittsburgh (1997).
 M. Wei, C. H. Kong, A. J. Ruys, B. K. Milthorpe, A. Brandwood and C. C. Sorrell., “FESEM Study of the Cross-section of Hydroxyapatite Coatings on Metal Substrates”, 7 th Annual Conference of Australian Society for Biomaterials, Port Stephens, (1997)
 P. R. Munroe and C. H. Kong, "Vacancy-Solute Interactions in FeAl-based Alloys", pp3-22 in Interstitial and Substitutional Solute Effects in Intermetallics. Edited by I. Baker, R.D. Noebe and E. P. George. Rosemont, TMS Full Meeting, (1998).
 H. W. Wu, C. H. Kong and T. Wall, "Formation of Membrane Film on the Surface of Porous Char Particle During Rapid Heating Devolatisation of Pulverised Coal at High Pressure", Sixteenth Annual International Pittsburgh Coal Conference, Oct. 11-15, 1999, Pittsburgh.
 V. Sahajwalla, C.H. Kong, P.C. Chaubal and H.S. Valia, “Determination of Proportions of Coal Char and Coke Fines in the Top Off Gas Dust Samples from a Blast Furnace”, pp. 305-311 in Proceedings of the 59th Ironmaking Conference, Pittsburgh, March 26-29, (2000).
 V. Sahajwalla, C. H. Kong, L. Lu, F. W. Hyle, A. Kmiec and J. Morey, “Investigation of Combustion Behaviour of a PCI Coal and Unburnt Char Carryover in a US Steel Blast Furnace”, pp451-458 in Proceedings of Ironmaking Conference, Iron and Steel Society/AIME, USA, (2001).
 V. Sahajwalla, L. Lu, D. Harris, C.H. Kong and J. Hart, “Fundamental Study of Char Structure and Reactivity and its Application to Pulverised Coal Injection in Blast Furnaces”, Materials Forum, vol. 25, 168-180, (2001).
 L. Lu, V. Sahajwalla, C. Kong and A. McLean, “Chemical Structure of Chars Prepared under Conditions Prevailing in the Blast Furnace PCI Operation”, ISIJ International, Vol.42, No.8, 816-825, (2002).
 L. Lu, C. Kong, V. Sahajwalla and D. Harris, “Structural Ordering during Pyrolysis and Combustion and its Effects on Char Reactivity”, Fuel, Vol. 81, No. 9: 1215-1225, (2002).
 L. Lu, V. Sahajwalla, C. Kong, D. Harris and A. McLean, “Novel Equations to Establish Influence of Char Structure on Reactivity during PCI in a Blast Furnace”, pp277-292 in Proceedings of Ironmaking Conference, Nashville, TN, U.S.A., March 11-13, (2002).
 H. Wu, C. Kong, D.K. Zhang and T.F. Wall, “Ash Formation from the Combustion of Coals with Maceral Concentrates at Various Pressures”, Development in Chemical Engineering and Mineral Processing, Vol. 13, No. ¾, pp. 415-422, (2005).
 H. Wu and C. Kong, “Structural Characterisation of Porous Char Particles by Surface Observation Using a Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscope”, Development in Chemical Engineering and Mineral Processing, Vol. 13, No. ¾, pp. 423-436, (2005).
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