Symposium FF: Mechanical Behavior of Nanomaterials--Experiments and Modeling

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Mechanical Behavior of Nanomaterials--
Experiments and Modeling
November 30 - December 4, 2009




Chairs 

Jun Lou

   

Rice University

Brad Boyce

   

Sandia National Laboratories

Erica Lilleodden

   

GKSS Forschungszentrum

Lei Lu

   

Chinese Academy of Sciences

Symposium Support
Institute of Metal Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Nanofactory Instruments Inc

 


* Invited paper
 

SESSION FF1: Fracture and Fatigue of Nanomaterials
Chairs: David Bahr and Jun Lou
Monday Morning, November 30, 2009
Room 304 (Hynes)

8:30 AM *FF1.1
In situ Nanomechanics of the Brittle to Ductile Transition. William W. Gerberich1, Aaron R. Beaber1, Julia Nowak2, Lucas M. Hale1, Yuye Tang3, Roberto Ballarini3, Fredrik Oestlund4 and Johann Michler4; 1Chem. Engng. Mat. Sci., U. of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota; 2Hysitron, Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota; 3Civil Engng., U. of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota; 4Mechanics of Materials and Nanostructures, EMPA, Swiss Federal Laboratory for Materials, Thun, Switzerland.

9:00 AM FF1.2
Brittle and Ductile Fracture of Gold nanowires: A Quantitative In Situ Transmission Electron Microscopy Study. Yang Lu1, Jianyu Huang2 and Jun Lou1; 1Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Rice University, Houston, Texas; 2Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies (CINT), Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

9:15 AM FF1.3
Saccharine Effects on Mechanical Behavior of Electrodeposited Ni Thin Films. Sumit K. Soni1,2, Sean J. Hearne2 and Brian W. Sheldon1; 1Division of Engineering, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island; 2Center for Integrated Nano-Technologies, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

9:30 AM FF1.4
Water Diffusion and Fracture Behavior in Nano-porous low-k Dielectric Film Stacks. Han Li and Joost J. Vlassak; SEAS, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

9:45 AM FF1.5
An In-situ Electron Microscopy Study of Crack Growth in Nanocrystalline Copper and Copper-Chromium Composite Thin Films. Seong-Woong Kim and Sharvan Kumar; Division of Engineering, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island.

10:00 AM BREAK

10:30 AM *FF1.6
Interaction of Materials Defects with External Length Scales - from Simple to Complex Geometries. Ralph Spolenak, Department of Materials, Laboratory for Nanometallurgy, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

11:00 AM FF1.7
In-situ Thermal and Lattice-strain Evolution of the Nano-particle-strengthened Alloys Subjected to Low-cycle-fatigue Experiments. E-Wen Huang, Peter K. Liaw, Kyle Woods and John Strange; Materials Science and Engineering, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee.

11:15 AM FF1.8
Fatigue Enhancement in Nanocrystalline Metals via Grain-Boundary Stabilization. Henry A. Padilla, Brad Boyce and Elizabeth Holm; Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

11:30 AM FF1.9
Wear Properties and Surface Hardness Evolution in Nano-twinned Copper Subjected to Repeated Contact Sliding. Aparna Singh1, Ming Dao1, Lei Lu2 and Subra Suresh1; 1Materials Science and Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts; 2Shenyang National Laboratory for Materials Science, Institute of Metal Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenyang, China.

11:45 AM FF1.10
Detwinning and Crack Initiation in Fatigued Highly-Aligned Nano-twinned Copper. Carla Shute1, Benjamin Myers1, Sujing Xie1, Andrea Hodge2, Troy Barbee3 and Julia Weertman1; 1Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois; 2Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California; 3Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California.

 

SESSION FF2: Modeling & Simulation of Mechanical Behavior of Nanomaterials
Chairs: Erica Lilleodden and Amit Misra
Monday Afternoon, November 30, 2009
Room 304 (Hynes)


1:30 PM *FF2.1
Multi-scale Modeling of Crack Growth in Ductile Metals. Alan Needleman1, Mathias Wallin2, William A. Curtin3 and Matti Ristinmaa2; 1Materials Science and Engineering, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas; 2Division of Solid Mechanics, Lund University, Lund, Sweden; 3Division of Engineering, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island.

2:00 PM FF2.2
Hydrogen Assisted Crack Propagation in Aluminum: An Atomistic Study. Donald K. Ward and K. N. Solanki; Center for Adavanced Vehicular Systems, Mississippi State University, Starkville, Mississippi.

2:15 PM FF2.3
Multiscale Materials Modeling Using Coupled Density Functional Theory and Discrete Dislocation Mechanics. Arun K. Nair1, Derek H. Warner1 and Richard G. Henning2; 1Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York; 2Material Science and Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York.

2:30 PM FF2.4
Dislocation Source Strengths and Internal Stress in Nanocrystalline Metals: Predictions from a Fitted Quantized Crystal Plasticity Model. Peter M. Anderson1, Lin Li1, Steven Van Petegem2 and Helena Van Swygenhoven2; 1The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio; 2Materaisl Science and Simulation, Paul Scherrer Institut, Villigen, Switzerland.

2:45 PM FF2.5
A Molecular Dynamics Study of Dislocation Propagation in Nanocrystalline Al containing Oxygen. Andreas Elsener1, Olivier Politano2, Peter M. Derlet3 and Helena Van Swygenhoven1; 1NUM/ASQ, PSI, Villigen, Switzerland; 2Institut Carnot de Bourgogne, CNRS-Universite de Bourgogne, Dijon Cedex, France; 3NUM/CMT, PSI, Villigen, Switzerland.

3:00 PM BREAK

3:30 PM FF2.6
Mechanism for Material Transfer in Nanoscale Asperity Contact. Jun Song1 and David Srolovitz2; 1Division of Engineering, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island; 2Department of Physics, Yeshiva University, New York, New York.

3:45 PM FF2.7
Responses of Twin and Grain Boundaries at Nanometer Scale to Mechanical Attacks - A Molecular Dynamics Simulation Study. Lei Yue, Dongyang Li and Hao Zhang; Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

4:00 PM FF2.8
Twin Instability of Peierls Distortion in Trans-Polyacetylene, a Spontaneous Soliton Induced Actuation Mechanism. Minghai Li and Xi Lin; Mechanical Engineering dept, Boston University, Brookline, Massachusetts.

4:15 PM FF2.9
Silk Fiber Mechanics: Multi-scale Modeling of Spider Silk. Murat Cetinkaya1,2, Senbo Xiao1,3 and Frauke Graeter1,2,3; 1Protein mechanics and evolution, Max-Planck Institute for Metals Research, Stuttgart, BW, Germany; 2Bioquant, Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, BW, Germany; 3MPG-CAS Partner Institute of Computational Biology, Shanghai, China.

4:30 PM FF2.10
Hierarchical Nanomechanics of Alzheimer's Aβ(1-40) Amyloid Fibrils. Raffaella Paparcone and Markus j. Buehler; MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

4:45 PM FF2.11
Continuum Modeling of Boron Nitride Nanotubes.
Jizhou Song1, Jian Wu2, Yonggang Huang2 and Keh-Chih Huang3; 1University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida; 2Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois; 3Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.


 

SESSION FF3: Mechanical Behavior of Low Dimensional Nanomaterials I
Chairs: Jeff De Hosson and Ju Li
Tuesday Morning, December 1, 2009
Room 304 (Hynes)


8:30 AM *FF3.1
Dislocations in Nanowires and the Eshelby Twist. William D. Nix and David M. Barnett; Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California.

9:00 AM FF3.2
Investigations of Deformation Mechanisms in Ultra High Strength Nanowhiskers. Daniel S. Gianola1,2, Gunther Richter3, Andreas Sedlmayr1, Reiner Moenig1, Burkhard Roos4, Cynthia A. Volkert4 and Oliver Kraft1; 1Institute for Materials Research II, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany; 2Materials Science & Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; 3Max-Planck Institute for Metals Research, Stuttgart, Germany; 4Institue for Materials Physics, University of Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany.

9:15 AM FF3.3
In-Situ TEM Studies of Nanomechanics in One-Dimensional Materials. Reza Shahbazian Yassar1, Anjana Ashtana1, Hessam Ghasemi1, Anahita Pakzad1, Kasra Momeni1 and Yoke K. Yap2; 1Mechanical Engineering, Michigan Technology University, Houghton, Michigan; 2Physics, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, Michigan.

9:30 AM FF3.4
Ultralow Harmonic Resonance in Zinc Oxide Nanowires. Nan Yao, David Cohen-Tanugi and Austin Akey; PRISM, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey.

9:45 AM FF3.5
Dynamic Behavior of Long-Range Ordered Carbon Nanotubes Chains. Luigi De Nardo1 and Chiara Daraio2; 1Chimica, Materiali e Ingegneria Chimica "G. Natta", Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Milano, Italy; 2Graduate Aeronautical Laboratories (GALCIT) and Applied Physics, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California.

10:00 AM BREAK

10:30 AM FF3.6
Mechanistic Understanding of the Ductility of Thin Nanocrystalline Metal Films on Polymer Substrates. Teng Li1,2, Zhao Zhang1 and Benoit Michaux1; 1Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland; 2Maryland NanoCenter, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland.

10:45 AM FF3.7
The Effect of Film Thickness on the Strain-to-failure of Polymer-supported Metal Films. Nanshu Lu1,2, Zhigang Suo1 and Joost J. Vlassak1; 1SEAS, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts; 2Beckman Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois.

11:00 AM FF3.8
Effects of Substrate Compliance and Yielding on Thin Film Delamination-Tests and Simulations. Neville Moody1, E. David Reedy2, Edmundo Corona2, Marian Kennedy3, Megan Cordill4, David Adams2 and David Bahr5; 1Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, California; 2Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico; 3Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina; 4Erich Schmid Institute, Leoben, Austria; 5Washington State University, Pullman, Washington.

11:15 AM FF3.9
Directly Accessing Plasticity and Hardening Energetics in nm-thick Copper Films on Silica by Atomic-level Partitioning of Interfacial Toughness. Ashutosh Jain1, Saurabh Garg1, Gopal G. Pethuraja1, Narayanan Ravishankar1, Michael Lane2 and Ganapathiraman Ramanath1; 1Materials Science and Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York; 2Chemistry Department, Emory and Henry College, Emory, Virginia.

11:30 AM FF3.10
Time- and Temperature-Dependent Behavior of Au-based Nanocomposite Thin Films. Kittisun Mongkolsuttirat, Mark J. McLean, Walter L. Brown and Richard P. Vinci; Materials Science and Engineering, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

11:45 AM FF3.11
Integration of Nano Scale Thin-film Samples with MEMS Actuators during Fabrication. Mehmet Yilmaz and Jeffrey W. Kysar; Department of Mechanical Engineering, Columbia University, New York, New York.

 

SESSION FF4: Mechanical Behavior of Low Dimensional Nanomaterials II
Chairs: George Pharr and Rick Vinci
Tuesday Afternoon, December 1, 2009
Room 304 (Hynes)


1:30 PM *FF4.1
Quantitative Size Effects in Deformation of Metallic Glasses Pillars. Jeff T. De Hosson, C. Q. Chen and Y. T. Pei; Applied Physics, Un. of Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands.

2:00 PM *FF4.2
The Nature of Deformation Twinning and a Model for its Size Dependence. Ju Li1, Qian Yu2, Zhi Wei Shan3,2, Lin Xiao2, Jun Sun2, Xiao Xu Huang4 and Evan Ma5,2; 1Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; 2State Key Laboratory for Mechanical Behavior of Materials, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, ShanXi, China; 3Hysitron Incorporated, Minneapolis, Minnesota; 4Riso National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy, Technical University of Demark, Roskilde, Denmark; 5Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland.

2:30 PM FF4.3
Length Scale Dependence of Elastic Strain in Metallic Glasses by Molecular Dynamics Simulations. Uday Vempati1, Pavan K. Valavala1, Michael L. Falk1,2,3 and Todd Hufnagel1; 1Materials Science and Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland; 2Physics and Astronomy, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland; 3Mechanical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland.

2:45 PM FF4.4
Size Matters: Nano-scale Plasticity in FIB-less Single Crystals and Nanocrystalline Metals. Julia R. Greer1, Dongchan Jang1, Michael J. Burek2 and Ju-Young Kim1; 1Materials Science, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California; 2Nanotechnology Engineering, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

3:00 PM BREAK

3:30 PM FF4.5
Modeling of Indentation and Pillar Compression in Nanolayered Al/SiC Composites. Guanlin Tang1, Yu-Lin Shen1, Danny Singh2 and Nikhilesh Chawla2; 1Mechanical Engineering, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico; 2School of Materials, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona.

3:45 PM FF4.6
Shock Response of Cu-Nb Nanolayer Composites. Timothy C. Germann, Richard G. Hoagland, Shengnian Luo, Nathan A. Mara, Amit Misra and Dennis L. Paisley; Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico.

4:00 PM FF4.7
Effects of Chemistry and Microstructure on the Strengthening Behavior of Nanolayered Films. Aikaterini Bellou, Nicole R. Overman, Hussein M. Zbib and David F. Bahr; Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington.

4:15 PM FF4.8
Deformation Processes in Nano-scale Al-TiN Metal-ceramic Multilayers. Dhriti Bhattacharyya1, Nathan A. Mara2, Patricia Dickerson2, Richard G. Hoagland3 and Amit Misra1; 1MPA-CINT, Los Alamos National Laboraotry, Los Alamos, New Mexico; 2MST-6, Los Alamos National Laboraotry, Los Alamos, New Mexico; 3MST-8, Los Alamos National Laboraotry, Los Alamos, New Mexico.

4:30 PM FF4.9
Uniform and Functionally Graded Oxide-Dispersion Strengthened Nanocomposite Thin Films. Stephen L. Farias1, Patrick C. Breysse2,1, Chia-Ling Chien1,3 and Robert C. Cammarata1,4; 1Materials Science and Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland; 2Eberly College of Science, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania; 3Physics and Astronomy, Johns Hopkins University, Lexington, Kentucky; 4Mechanical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland.

4:45 PM FF4.10
Analysis of the Mechanical Behavior and Dislocation Mechanisms in Trimetallic Nanolaminates. Firas Akasheh1, Cory T. Overman2, Hussein M. Zbib2 and David F. Bahr2; 1mechanical engineering, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, Alabama; 2School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington.

 

SESSION FF5: Poster Session: Mechanical Behavior of Nanomaterials -- Experiments and Modeling
Chairs: Brad Boyce, Erica Lilleodden, Jun Lou and Lei Lu
Tuesday Evening, December 1, 2009
8:00 PM
Exhibit Hall D (Hynes)


FF5.1
In-situ Strain/Stress Measurements during the Compression of GaAs Micropillars by High Resolution EBSD. Xavier Maeder, William M. Mook, Christoph Niederberger and Johann Michler; Laboratory for Mechanics of Materials and Nanostructures, Empa, Thun, Switzerland.

FF5.2
Length Scale of Thermodynamic, Kinetic, and Mechanical Stabilities of Metallic Glass. Hiroki Ushida, Shigenobu Ogata and Hajime Kimizuka; Department of Mechanical Science and Bioengineering, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan.

FF5.3
Twining and Slip Activity in Magnesium <11-20> Single Crystal. Gyu Seok Kim1,2, Sangbong Yi1, Yuanding Huang1, Norbert Huber1, Marc Fivel2 and Erica Lilleodden1; 1Institute of Materials Research, GKSS Research Center, Geesthacht, Germany; 2Science et Ingénierie des Materiaux et Procédés, (SIMaP-GPM2), Grenoble Institute of Technology, Grenoble, France.

FF5.4
An In Situ Scanning Electron Microscopy Study of Size Dependent Mechanical Behaviors of Metallic Nanowires. Cheng Peng, Yang Lu, Yogeeswaran Ganesan, Yongjie Zhan and Jun Lou; Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Rice University, Houston, Texas.

FF5.5
Abstract Withdrawn

FF5.6
Effect of Oxygen and Hydrogen Concentration on Nanoindentation-induced Phase Transformations in Amorphous Silicon. Simon Ruffell, Jyotsna Vedi, Jodie E. Bradby and Jim S. Williams; Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia.

FF5.7
Mechanomutable Carbon Nanotube Arrays. Steven W. Cranford and Markus J. Buehler; Department of Civil and Environmental Engineeirng, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

FF5.8
Abstract Withdrawn

FF5.9
Dislocation Dynamics Simulations of Metal Nano- and Micro-Imprinting. Yunhe Zhang1, Erik Van der Giessen2 and Lucia Nicola1; 1Materials Science and Engineering, Delft University of Technology, Delft, Netherlands; 2Department of Applied Physics, University of Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands.

FF5.10
Stain Rate and Creep Response of Nanocrystalline FCC Thin Films at Room Temperature. Nikhil Karanjgaokar2 and Ioannis Chasiotis1; 1Aerospace Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois; 2Mechanical Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois.

FF5.11
Mechanical Properties of Nanostructured hard coating of ZrO2. Renat Sabirianov1,2, Fereydoon Namavar3,2, Wai-Ning Mei1,2 and Xiao Cheng Zeng4,2; 1Physics, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, Nebraska; 2Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska; 3Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation,, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska; 4Department of Chemistry University of Nebraska, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska.

FF5.12
The Mechanical Properties and Structure of Silica Nanowires via Simulations. Lilian P. Davila1, Valerie J. Leppert1 and Eduardo M. Bringa2; 1School of Engineering, University of California Merced, Merced, California; 2Universidad Nacional de Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina.

FF5.13
Stiffness of Frictional Contact of Dissimilar Solids. Jinhaeng Lee1, Yanfei Gao1,2, Allan F. Bower3 and George M. Pharr1,4; 1Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee; 2Computer Science and Mathematics Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee; 3Division of Engineering, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island; 4Materials Science and Technology Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

FF5.14
Transition Pathway Analysis of Homogeneous Dislocation Nucleation in a Perfect Silicon Crystal. Hasan A. Saeed, Satoshi Izumi, Shotaro Hara and Shinsuke Sakai; Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.

FF5.15
Delamination Mechanics of a Rectangular Film in the Presence of Long-range Intersurface Forces. Guangxu Li and Kai-tak Wan; Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts.

FF5.16
Abstract Withdrawn

FF5.17
Abstract Withdrawn

FF5.18
In-situ X-ray Diffraction during Synthesis of Nanoporous Gold. Steven Van Petegem1, Stefan Brandstetter1, Robert Maass1, Andrea M. Hodge2,3, Juergen Biener3 and Helena Van Swygenhoven1; 1NUM/ASQ, PSI, Villigen, Switzerland; 2Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California; 3Nanoscale Synthesis and Characterization Laboratory, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California.

FF5.19
Nano-indentation Study of Three-dimensional Periodic Nanoframes. Jae-Hwang Lee1,2, Steven Kooi2 and Edwin L. Thomas1,2; 1Materials Science and Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts; 2Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

FF5.20
Transferred to FF2.11

FF5.21
Abstract Withdrawn

FF5.22
Reduction of Residual Stress in Density Modulated Thin Films. Arif S. Alagoz1, Toh-Ming Lu2 and Tansel Karabacak1; 1Department of Applied Science, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, Arkansas; 2Department of Physics, Applied Physics, and Astronomy, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York.

FF5.23
Size Dependence of the Mechanical Properties of Au Nanoparticles. Leila Costelle, Vladimir Tuboltsev and Jyrki Raisanen; Department of Physics, Division of Materials Physics, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland.

FF5.24
Nanoindentation-induced Phase Transformations in Silicon at Elevated Temperatures. Simon Ruffell1, David Munoz-Paniagua2, Jim S. Williams1, Jodie E. Bradby1 and Peter R. Norton3; 1Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia; 2National Institute for Nanotechnology, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; 3Department of Chemistry, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada.

FF5.25
Nonlinear Large Deformation of Diamond Crystals during Indentation by DFT-Based FEM. Naohiro Toda2, Hajime Kimizuka1, Shigenobu Ogata1, Yuan Zhong3 and Ting Zhu3; 1Department of Mechanical Science and Bioengineering, Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University, Toyonaka, Osaka, Japan; 2Super Hard Materials Development Department, Sumitomo Electric Hardmetal Corp., Itami, Hyogo, Japan; 3Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia.

FF5.26
Atomistic Mechanisms in Fracture of Graphene Sheets under Peeling Loading. Dipanjan Sen1 and Markus J. Buehler2; 1Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts; 2Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

FF5.27
Formation of Nanostructures in Face Centered Cubic Metal Powder Particles Impacted at High Velocities. Yu Zou1, Eric Irissou2, Jean-Gabriel Legoux2, Stephen Yue1 and Jerzy A. Szpunar1; 1Mining and Materials Engineering, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; 2Industrial Materials Institute (IMI), National Research Council Canada (NRC), Boucherville, Quebec, Canada.

FF5.28
Mechanical Characterization of the Cement Line in Bovine Bone through Nanoindentation. Timothy Montalbano and Gang Feng; Mechanical Engineering, Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania.

FF5.29
Abstract Withdrawn
FF5.30
Rougness of Fracture Surfaces in a Model Nanosilicate Gel Determined from Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Henrik Hemmen1, Eduardo N. de Azevedo2, Christian A. Nielsen1, Knut Magnus1, Ricardo E. de Souza3, Mario Engelsberg3 and Jon Otto Fossum1; 1Physics, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway; 2Programa de Pós-Graduação em Ciência de Materiais, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil; 3Departamento de Física, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil.

FF5.31
Effect of Alloying Elements on the Elastic Properties of γ-Ni and γ'-Ni3Al from First-principles Calculations. Yunjiang Wang1 and Chongyu Wang1,2; 1Physics Department, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China; 2The International Center for Materials Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shengyang, China.

FF5.32
Application of Strip Bending Test to Mechanical Characterization of Transfer-printed Metallic Film with Nano-scale Thickness. Jae-Hyun Kim, Hyun-Joo Choi, Sun-Ah Song, Hak-Joo Lee and Byung-Ik Choi; Nano-Mechanics, Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials, Daejeon, Korea, South.

FF5.33
Abstract Withdrawn
FF5.34
Strength of Nanotubes, Filaments and Nanowires from Sonication Induced Scission. Yan Yan Huang, Tuomas Knowles and Eugene Terentjev; Department of Physics, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

FF5.35
Simulation of Plastic Deformation in Nanoparticles. Yoshiaki Kogure, Masao Doyama and Tadatoshi Nozaki; Teikyo University of Science and Technology, Uenohara, Yamanashi, Japan.

FF5.36
On Effective Indenters Used in Nanoindentation Data Analysis. Guanghui Fu1, Tiesheng Cao2 and Ling Cao1; 1LC Dental, Fremont, California; 2Ultrasonographic Diagnostics, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi'an, China.

FF5.37
Modeling Adhesion Contact between a Compliant Cylinder and a Rigid Substrate. Jiayi Shi, Sinan Mueftue and Kai-tak Wan; Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts.

FF5.38
The Effects of Alloying Components on the Adhesion Strength of the Oxides on Carbon Steels. Chaewon Song1, Seungmok Cho2, Yoonhee Kang3, Jongsub Lee3 and Jinwoo Park1; 1Dep. of Materials Science and Engineering, Yonsei university, Seoul, Korea, South; 2Materials Science and Technology Research Division, Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Seoul, Korea, South; 3Joining Research Group, Technical Research Laboratory, POSCO, Pohang, Korea, South.

FF5.39
Mechanical Properties of Colloidal Silica Particles after MeV Ion-Induced Shape Tailoring. Juan-Carlos Cheang-Wong and Ulises Morales; Instituto de Fisica, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico, D.F., Mexico.

FF5.40
Micromechanical Testing of Nanostructured NbTiNi Hydrogen Permeation Membranes. Tetsuya Kusuno1, Yusuke Shimada1, Mitsuhiro Matuda1, Masaaki Otsu1, Kazuki Takashima1, Minoru Nishida2, Kazuhiro Ishikawa3 and Kiyoshi Aoki3; 1Kumamoto University, Kumamoto, Japan; 2Kyushu University, FUKUOKA, Japan; 3Kitami Institute of Technology, HOKKAIDO, Japan.

FF5.41
Size Effects and Deformation Mechanisms in Multi-layer Metallic Composites with Coherent and Incoherent Interfaces. Ioannis N. Mastorakos and Hussein M. Zbib; School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington.

FF5.42
Abstract Withdrawn

FF5.43
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FF5.44
Abstract Withdrawn

FF5.45
Mechanical Properties of the Nanocrystalline High Pressure Phases of Silicon Si-III and Si-XII. Bianca Haberl, Jodie E. Bradby, Simon Ruffell, Naoki Fujisawa and Jim S. Williams; Department of Electronic Materials Engineering, Research School of Physics and Engineering, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia.

 

SESSION FF6/DD6: Joint Session: Nanomechanics for MEMS/NEMS Applications
Chairs: Henry Padilla, Kevin Turner and Brad Boyce
Wednesday Morning, December 2, 2009
Room 304 (Hynes)


8:30 AM *FF6.1/DD6.1
Measuring and Mapping Mechanical Properties with Nano-Scale Resolution. Robert F. Cook, Ceramics Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland.

9:00 AM FF6.2/DD6.2
Imperfection and Size Dependent Ductility of Thin Freestanding Metallic Films. Thomas Pardoen1, Charles Brugger1, Michael Coulombier1, Alexandre Boe1, Marie-Stephane Colla1, Joris Proost1, Thierry J. Massart2 and Jean-Pierre Raskin1; 1Université catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium; 2Université libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium.

9:15 AM FF6.3/DD6.3
Improved In-situ On-chip Microelectromechanical Uniaxial Tensile Tester. Siddharth S. Hazra1, Jack L. Beuth1 and Maarten P. de Boer2; 1Mechanical engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; 2Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

9:30 AM FF6.4/DD6.4
LIGA Nickel Composites for High Temperature MEMS Applications. Suresha Siriyara1, Manel Haj-Taieb2, Klaus Bade3, Jarir Aktaa2 and Kevin Hemker1; 1Mechanical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland; 2Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Institut für Materialforschung II, Karlsruhe, Germany; 3Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Institut für Mikrostrukturtechnik, Karlsruhe, Germany.

9:45 AM FF6.5/DD6.5
Size-dependent Mechanical Properties of Polymer-nanowires Fabricated by Two-photon Lithography. Satoru Shoji1, Sana Nakanishi1, Tomoki Hamano1 and Satoshi Kawata1,2; 1Department of Applied Physics, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan; 2Nanophotonics Laboratory, RIKEN, Saitama, Japan.

10:00 AM BREAK

10:30 AM *FF6.6/DD6.6
Nano- and Micron-Scale Fracture and Fatigue: From MEMS to OLED Structures. Winston O. Soboyejo, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey; Princeton Institute of Science and Technology of Materials, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey.

11:00 AM FF6.7/DD6.7
Performance and Reliability of Ru-coated Microrelays. Maarten P. de Boer1, David A. Czaplewski1,3, Michael S. Baker1, Steven L. Wolfley1, Gary A. Patrizi1, David R. Tallant2 and James A. Ohlhausen2; 1Microsystems Science, Technology and Components, Sandia National Labs, Albuquerque, New Mexico; 2Materials Science and Engineering, Sandia National Labs, Albuquerque, New Mexico; 3Center for Nanoscale Materials, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois.

11:15 AM FF6.8/DD6.8
Investigating the Dynamics of Adhesion and Separation of Microscale Silicon Contacts. David S. Grierson1, John C. Nguyen2 and Kevin T. Turner1; 1UW-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin; 2Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

11:30 AM FF6.9/DD6.9
Mapping Nanoscale Wear Field by Combined Atomic Force Microscopy and Digital Image Correlation Techniques. Zhi-Hui Xu, Michael A. Sutton and Xiaodong Li; Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina.

11:45 AM FF6.10/DD6.10
Abstract Withdrawn

 

SESSION FF7: Novel Nanomechanical Characterization Methods
Chairs: Chris Xiaodong Li and Cynthia Volkert
Wednesday Afternoon, December 2, 2009
Room 304 (Hynes)


1:30 PM *FF7.1
Deformation Mechanisms of Nanostructured Metals Studied by In-situ Electron Microscopy. Gerhard Dehm, Materials Physics, Montanuniv. Leoben, Leoben, Austria; Erich Schmid Institute of Materials Science, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Leoben, Austria.

2:00 PM FF7.2
In situ Characterization of the Electrical and Mechanical Properties of Oxide Nanowires using STM-STEM. Hye Jung Chang1, A. Y. Borisevich1, S. V. Kalinin2, E. Strelcov3, A. Kolmakov3, B. Mirman4 and S. J. Pennycook1; 1Materials Science and Technology Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee; 2Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee; 3Department of Physics, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Carbondale, Illinois; 4Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Suffolk University, Boston, Massachusetts.

2:15 PM FF7.3
In situ Nanoindentation Studies of Deformation Mechanisms in Nanoscale Al/Nb Multilayers. Nan Li1, Jian Wang2, Jianyu Huang3, Amit Misra2, Haiyan Wang1 and Xinghang Zhang1; 1Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas; 2Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico; 3Sandia National Laboratory, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

2:30 PM FF7.4
Strain Gradients and Interface Strengths in NiAl-Mo Composites from 3D Spatially Resolved X-ray Microdiffraction. R. I. Barabash1,2, H. Bei1, Y. F. Gao2,3, G. E. Ice1 and E. P. George1,2; 1Materials Science and Technology Div., Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge TN, Tennessee; 22. Materials Science and Engineering Department, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee; 33. Computer Science and Mathematics Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

2:45 PM FF7.5
Atomic Force Microscopy Measurements of High Resonance Frequency of Isolated Nanostructures. Tom Parker, Gwo-Ching Wang and Toh-Ming Lu; Physics Department and Center for Integrated Electronics, RPI, Troy, New York.

3:00 PM BREAK

3:30 PM *FF7.6
Critical Issues in Making Small-Depth Mechanical Property Measurements by Nanoindentation with Dynamic Stiffness Measurement. George M. Pharr1,2, Jeremy H. Strader1 and Warren C. Oliver3; 1Materials Science and Engineering, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee; 2Materials Science and Technology Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee; 3Agilent Technologies, Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

4:00 PM FF7.7
An Analytical Solution for the Stress Field around an Elastoplastic Spherical Indentation/Contact. Gang Feng and Timothy Montalbano; Mechnical Engineering, Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania.

4:15 PM FF7.8
Lattice Misorientation Patterns and Strain Gradient Effects in Single Crystals under Spherical Indentation. Yanfei Gao1,2, Bennett C. Larson3 and George M. Pharr1,3; 1Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee; 2Computer Science and Mathematics Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee; 3Materials Science and Technology Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

4:30 PM FF7.9
Microcompression as a Quantitative Technique: A Case Study on Fused Silica. Erica Lilleodden and Alfred Cornec; Institute of Materials Research, GKSS Research Center, Geesthacht, Germany.

4:45 PM FF7.10
Measuring the Elastic Modulus of Anisotropic Materials using Micro-compression Testings. Gan Yixiang1, Daniel Kaufmann1,2, Ruth Schwaiger2 and In-suk Choi1; 1IMF II, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Germany; 2IZBS, University of Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany.

 

SESSION FF8: Mechanical Behavior of Nanocrystalline, Nanoporous & Nanotwinned Materials I
Chairs: John Balk and Ke Lu
Thursday Morning, December 3, 2009
Room 304 (Hynes)


8:30 AM FF8.1
Microstructure, Mechanical Behavior and Deformation Mechanisms of Nanocrystalline Ni-50wt%Fe. Steven Van Petegem1, Julien Zimmermann1, Stefan Brandstetter2,1, Xavier Sauvage3, Marc Legros2, Bernd Schmitt4 and Helena Van Swygenhoven1; 1NUM/ASQ, Paul Scherrer Institut, Villigen, Switzerland; 2CEMES-CNRS, Toulouse, France; 3Faculte des Sciences, University of Rouen, Saint-Etienne du Rouvray, France; 4Swiss Light Source, Paul Scherrer Institut, Villigen, Switzerland.

8:45 AM FF8.2
Grain Boundary Shear-migration Coupling: From Experiments to Modelling. Frederic Mompiou, Marc Legros and Daniel Caillard; cemes/cnrs, toulouse, France.

9:00 AM *FF8.3
Interface Effects on the Mechanical Properties of Nanocrystalline Nanolaminates. Alan F. Jankowski and H.S. Tanvir Ahmed; Mechanical Engineering, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas.

9:30 AM FF8.4
Deformation Crossover: From Nano to Meso Scales. Xun-Li Wang1, Sheng Cheng2, Alexandru D. Stoica1, Joe A. Horton3, Chain T. Liu3,4, Yang Ren5, Jon Almer5, Donald W. Brown6, Bjorn Clausen6, Peter K. Liaw2 and Liang Zuo7; 1Neutron Scattering Science Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee; 2Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee; 3Materials Science and Technology Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee; 4Mechanical Engineering Department, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China; 5X-ray Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois; 6Los Alamos Neutron Science Center, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, New Mexico; 7Key Laboratory for Anisotropy and Texture of Materials, Northeast University, Shenyang, China.

9:45 AM FF8.5
De-twinning Mechanisms of Growth Twins in Face Centered Cubic Metals. Jian Wang1, Nan Li2, Osman Anderoglu2, Xinghang Zhang2, Amit Misra1 and John Hirth1; 1LANL, Los Alamos, New Mexico; 2Texas A&M, College Station, Texas.

10:00 AM BREAK

10:30 AM FF8.6
New Mechanisms for Ultrahigh Strength and Ductility in Nano-Twinned Metals. Zhaoxuan Wu1, Yong-Wei Zhang2,3 and David J. Srolovitz3,4; 1NUS Graduate School for Integrative Sciences and Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore; 2Materials Science and Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore; 3Institute of High Performance Computing, Singapore, Singapore; 4Department of Physics, Yeshiva University, New York, New York.

10:45 AM FF8.7
Nanotwins and Partial Dislocations in Ultrafine-grained Gold Wires. Effie. Y. H. Chew1,5, Hui Kim Hui2, C. Ferraris3, Yong Hao Zhao4, E. Lavernia4, Johnny Yeung5 and Chee Cheong Wong1; 15School of Materials Science and Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Singapore; 2Institute of Materials Research and Engineering, Singapore, Singapore; 3Laboratoire de Minéralogie, Paris, France; 4University of California Davis, California, California; 5Heraeus Materials Singapore Pte Ltd, Singapore, Singapore.

11:00 AM FF8.8
Yielding and Plasticity of Periodically-Twinned Nanowires in FCC Metals from Molecular Dynamics Simulations. Chuang Deng and Frederic Sansoz; School of Engineering and Materials Science Program, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont.

11:15 AM FF8.9
Maximum Strength of Copper with Nano-scale Twins. Lei Lu, SYNL, Institute of Metal Research, Shenyang, China.

11:30 AM FF8.10
Temperature-Induced Amorphization in Periodically-Twinned III-V Zinc Blende Nanowires During Tensile Loading. Rassin Grantab and Vivek B. Shenoy; Mechanics of Solids, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island.

11:45 AM FF8.11
On the Role of Nanoscale Twins in the Deformation of fcc Metals: A Competition of Hardening or Softening Mechanisms. Karsten Albe1, Alexander Stukowski1 and Diana Farkas2; 1Materials Modeling Division, Institute of Materials Science, Darmstadt, Germany; 2Materials Science and Engineering, VirigniaTech, Blacksburg, Virginia.

 

SESSION FF9: Mechanical Behavior of Nanocrystalline, Nanoporous & Nanotwinned Materials II
Chairs: Alan Jankowski and Lei Lu
Thursday Afternoon, December 3, 2009
Room 304 (Hynes)


1:30 PM *FF9.1
Mechanical Behaviors of Bulk Nanostructured Metals Synthesized by Means of Dynamic Plastic Peformation (DPD). Ke Lu and Nairong Tao; SYNL, Institute of Metal Research, Shenyang, Liaoning, China.

2:00 PM FF9.2
High-strain Rate Behavior of Nanocrystalline Tantalum Processed by High Pressure Torsion. Zhiliang Pan1, Xiaolei Wu2, Brian E. Schuster3, Laszlo J. Kecskes3 and Qiuming Wei1; 1Mechanical Engineering, University of North Carolinat at Charlotte, Charlotte, North Carolina; 2Institute of Mechanics, CAS, Beijing, China; 3US Army Research Lab, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland.

2:15 PM FF9.3
Effect of Annealing on the Residual Stress in Electrodeposited Nanocrystalline Ni-W Alloys. Tiffany D. Ziebell and Christopher A. Schuh; Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

2:30 PM FF9.4
Atomic Scale Studies of Micro-Mechanisms related to Dynamic Failure in Ultra-Fine Grain Sized Nanocrystalline Cu. Avinash M. Dongare1,2, Arunachalam M. Rajendran3, Bruce LaMattina4, Mohammed A. Zikry2 and Donald W. Brenner1; 1Materials Science and Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina; 2Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina; 3Mechanical Engineering, University of Mississippi, Uinversity, Mississippi; 4U. S. Army Research Office, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.

2:45 PM FF9.5
Abstract Withdrawn

3:00 PM BREAK

3:30 PM *FF9.6
The Mechanical Behavior on Nanoporous Au: Tailoring Properties by Changing Length Scale. Eike Epler, Burkhard Roos and Cynthia Volkert; Institite of Material Physics, University of Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany.

4:00 PM FF9.7
The Micromechanisms of Deformation in Nanoporous Gold. Rui Dou and Brian Derby; School of Materials, University of Manchester, MANCHESTER, United Kingdom.

4:15 PM FF9.8
Mechanical Behavior of Gold Nanofoams using Atomistic Simulations. Kedarnath Kolluri and Michael J. Demkowicz; Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

4:30 PM FF9.9
Anelastic Behavior of Nanocrystalline Nickel and Nanoporous Metals. Nicolas Briot1, Jochen Lohmiller1,2, Christoph Eberl2, Oliver Kraft2,3 and T. John Balk1; 1Chemical & Materials Engineering, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky; 2Institut für Zuverlässigkeit von Bauteilen und Systemen, Universität Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany; 3Institut für Materialforschung II, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany.

4:45 PM FF9.10
Porosity Dependence of Elastic Constants of Nanoporous Silicon. Gazi N. Aliev, Bernhard Goller and Paul A. Snow; Department of Physics, University of Bath, Bath, United Kingdom.

 

SESSION FF10: Poster Session: Mechanical Behavior of Nanomaterials -- Experiments and Modeling
Chairs: Brad Boyce, Erica Lilleodden, Jun Lou and Lei Lu
Thursday Evening, December 3, 2009
8:00 PM
Exhibit Hall D (Hynes)


FF10.1
Transferred to FF12.11 


FF10.2
Abstract Withdrawn

FF10.3
Abstract Withdrawn

FF10.4
Micromechanical Modeling of Layer-by-Layer Coated Electrospun Nanofiber Mats for Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells. Meredith Silberstein1, Mary C. Boyce1, J. N. Ashcraft2 and Chia-Ling Pai2; 1Mechanical Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts; 2Chemical Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

FF10.5
Nanomechanical Characterization of Raspberry-like Core-shell Nanocomposite. Xinnan Wang1, Li Tao2, Xiaodong Li2 and Qian Wang2; 1North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota; 2University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina.

FF10.6
Influences of Crystallization Behavior of Poly(L-Lactide) and Morphologies of Hydroxyapatite Particles on the Mechanical Properties of Co-Electrospun Scaffolds. Fei Peng1, Montgomery T. Shaw1,2, James R. Olson3 and Mei Wei1; 1Department of Chemical, Materials, and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut; 2Polymer Program, Institute of Materials Science, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut; 3Teleflex Medical, Coventry, Connecticut.

FF10.7
Abstract Withdrawn

FF10.8
Deformation of Nanocrystalline Mg by Large-Scale Molecular Dynamics Simulation. Dong-Hyun Kim1, M. V. Manuel1, F. Ebrahimi1, J. S. Tulenko2 and S. R. Phillpot1; 1Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida; 2Department of Nuclear and Radiological Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.

FF10.9
Atomistic Simulations of the Mechanical Response of Copper/Polybutadiene Joints under Stress. Fidel O. Valega Mackenzie and Barend J. Thijsse; Materials Science and Engineering, Delft University of Technology, Delft, Netherlands.

FF10.10
Mechanical Behaviors of Nanoporous Carbon. Mi Xi and Yunfeng Shi; Materials Science and Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York.

FF10.11
Localized Characterization of Carbon Nanotubes and Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Nanocomposites using Novel Micromechanical Devices. Yogeeswaran Ganesan1, Yang Lu1, Cheng Peng1, Hao Lu1, Roberto Ballarini2, Boris Yakobson1 and Jun Lou1; 1Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Rice University, Houston, Texas; 2Civil Engineering, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

FF10.12
Size Effects in Nanomechanical Behavior of Protein Materials. Sinan Keten and Markus Buehler; Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

FF10.13
Abstract Withdrawn 


FF10.14
Abstract Withdrawn

FF10.15
Computational Simulations of Blast Response of Biological Cell. Guoxin Cao and Namas Chandra; university of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska.

FF10.16
Correlating Nanoparticle Dispersion to Surface Mechanical Properties of TiO2/Polymer Composites. Yongyan Pang, Stephanie S. Watson, Aaron M. Foster, Chang Kwon Moon and Li-Piin Sung; National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland.

FF10.17
Temperature Variation in Energy Absorption System Functionalized by Nanomaterials. Aijie Han1, Yu Qiao2, Weiyi Lu2, Venkata K. Punyamurtula2 and Zhongyuan Sun1; 1Chemistry, University of Texas-Pan American, Edinburg, Texas; 2Structural Engineering, University of California-San Diego, San Diego, California.

FF10.18
Mechanics of Silica-PDMS Nanocomposites. Adrian Camenzind1, Thomas Schweizer2, Michael Sztucki3 and Sotiris E. Pratsinis1; 1Particle Technology Laboratory, Mechanical & Process Engineering, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland; 2Institute of Polymers, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland; 3European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF), Grenoble, France.

FF10.19
Multiscale Computer Simulation of Tensile and Compressive Strain in Polymer-Coated Silica Aerogels. Brian S. Good, Materials Division, Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio.

FF10.20
Investigation of the Mechanical Properties of High Nanoparticle Loading Fraction Polymer Nano-Composites. Theodore Kramer1, Jeffrey Kysar2 and Irving P. Herman1; 1Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics, Columbia University, New York, New York; 2Department of Mechanical Engineering, Columbia University, New York, New York.

FF10.21
Novel Nanostructured Metals by High Rate Severe Plastic Deformation. Shashank Shekhar, Jiazhao Cai and Ravi Shankar; Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

FF10.22
High-Throughput Optimization of Adhesion in Multilayers by Superlayer Gradient. Sergey Grachev, Coraly Cuminatto, Alexander Mehlich, Jan-Dirk Kamminga, Elin Sondergard and Etienne Barthel; Saint-Gobain Recherche, Aubervilliers, France.

FF10.23
Electrospun Polymer/MWCNTs Nanofiber Reinforced Composites. Elif Ozden, Yusuf Menceloglu and Melih Papila; Material Science and Engineering, Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey.

FF10.24
Improving the Crack Resistance of Indium-Tin-Oxide (ITO) Films on Polymeric Substrates using Ductile Metal Interlayers. Eunhye Kim, Chan-woo Yang, Kyeong-hwi Min and Jin-woo Park; Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, South.

FF10.25
Thermo-Mechanical Analysis of the Polymer Materials with High Spatial Resolution. Maxim P. Nikiforov1, S. Gah2, L. T. Germinario3, Stephen Jesse1, R. J. Composto2 and Sergei V. Kalinin1; 1CNMS, ORNL, Oak Ridge, Tennessee; 2University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; 3Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina.

FF10.26
Abstract Withdrawn

FF10.27
Characterization of Mechanical Properties of Polymer Nanocomposites by Nanoindentation and Influence of Nanoparticulate Filler on the Viscolastic Response. Jiri Nohava2 and Nicholas Randall1; 1CSM Instruments, Needham, Massachusetts; 2CSM Instruments, Peseux, Switzerland.

FF10.28
Training Effect in Artificial Muscle using Polyaniline. Hikaru Hashimoto1, Kazuo Tominaga1, Wataru Takashima2 and Keiichi Kaneto1; 1Biological Functions and Engineering, Graduate School of Life Science and Systems Engineering, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Kitakyushu, Wakamatsu-ku Hibikino 2-4, Japan; 2Research Center for Advanced Eco-fitting Technology, Kyushu Institute of technology, Kitakyushu, Japan.

FF10.29
Transferred to FF9.4

FF10.30
A Comprehensive Study of Cuticle Organisation at Different Hierarchical Levels in Functionally Differentiated Parts of the Exoskeleton of the Edible Crab Cancer pagurus . Keerthika Balasundaram, Helge Fabritius and Dierk Raabe; MPIE, Düsseldorf, Germany.

FF10.31
A Mechanically Actuated Plasmonic Nanoparticle Fluid. Rama R. Bhattacharjee2, Ruipeng Li1,2, Emmanuel P. Giannelis2 and Aram Amassian1; 1Materials Science and Engineering, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia; 2Materials Science and Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York.

FF10.32
Deformation Behavior of Nanocrystalline Co-Cu Alloys. Motohiro Yuasa1, Hiromi Nakano2, Kota Kajikawa1, Takumi Nakazawa1 and Mamoru Mabuchi1; 1Department of Energy Science and Technology, Graduate School of Energy Science, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan; 2Cooperative Reserach Facility Center, Toyohashi University of Technology, Toyohashi, Japan.

FF10.33
Adhesion Influence of Diamond Coatings on WC-Co Turning Inserts for High Performance Machining Applications. Humberto Gomez1,4, Feng Qin2, Ashok Kumar1, Kevin Chou2 and Bob Johnson3; 1Mechanical Engineering, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida; 2Mechanical Engineering, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama; 3Seki Technotron USA, Santa Clara, California; 4Ingenieria Mecanica, Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla, Colombia.

FF10.34
Effect of Nitrogen Doping on the Mechanical Properties of Sol-gel Prepared TiO2 Thin Films: A Nanoindentation Study. Murat Kurtoglu1,2, Travis S. Longenbach1,2 and Yury Gogotsi1,2; 1Drexel Nanotechnology Institute, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; 2Materials Science and Engineering, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

FF10.35
Microstructural and Mechanical Properties of Boron Carbide Ceramics by Methanol Washed Powder. Kyoung Hun Kim1, Jong Pil Ahn1,2, Joo Seok Park1, Jae Hong Chae1, Hyung Sun Kim2 and Sung Min So1,2; 1KICET, Seoul, Korea, South; 2Inha university, Incheon, Korea, South.

FF10.36
Dispersion Rheology of Carbon Nanotubes in a Polymer Matrix. Yan Yan Huang, Samit Ahir and Eugene Terentjev; Physics, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

FF10.37
Variable Elastic-Plastic Properties of the Grain Boundaries and Their Effect on the Macroscopic Flow Stress of Nano-Crystalline Metals. Malgorzata Lewandowska, Romuald Dobosz and Krzysztof J. Kurzydlowski; Faculty of Materials Science and Engineering, Warsaw University of Technology, Warsaw, Poland.

FF10.38
Abstract Withdrawn

FF10.39
The Measurement of Mechanical Properties on Chars with Nanoclays Using Nanoindentation. Seongchan Park and Miriam Rafailovich; Materials Science and Engineering, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York.

FF10.40
A Comparison of Dry Sliding Wear of Conventional and Nanocrystalline Eutectic Al-Si. Ian Baker1, Michael T. Gwaze1, Ye Sun1, Adam T. Dohner1, Annika Grosse1, Francis E. Kennedy1 and Paul R. Munroe2; 1Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire; 2Electron Microscope Unit, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

FF10.41
Independent Characterization of Second Phase Particle in a Dual Phase Material using Nanoindentation. Akbar Aftabi Gilvan, Vis Madhavan and Mahdi Saket Kashani; Industrial and Manufacturing, Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas.

FF10.42
Structural Carbon Aerogels for High Temperature Thermal Insulation. Wendell Rhine, Shannon White, Nicholas A. Zafiropoulos, Redouane Begag, Wenting Dong and Irene Melnikova; Aspen Aerogels, Northborough, Massachusetts.

FF10.43
Theoretical Modeling of Isostructural Decomposition in Cubic M(1-x)AlxN (M=Ti, Cr, Sc, Hf). Igor A. Abrikosov and Bjoern Alling; Department of Physics and Measurement Technology (IFM), Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden.

FF10.44
Abstract Withdrawn

FF10.45
Thermomechanical Behavior of Aligned Carbon Nanotube Composites with Ideal Morphology. Hulya Cebeci, Roberto Guzman de Villoria and Brian L. Wardle; MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

FF10.46
Finite Element Modeling of Nanoindentation of Nanowires on a Deformable Flat Substrate. Davood Askari and Gang Feng; Mechanical Engineering, Villanova University, Wayne, Pennsylvania.

 

SESSION FF11: Electromechanical, Thermomechanical & Chemomechanical Behaviors of Nanomaterials
Chairs: Ioannis Chasiotis and Lei Lu
Friday Morning, December 4, 2009
Room 304 (Hynes)


8:30 AM *FF11.1
Electrical, Mechanical, and Thermal Damage Modes during High Current Stressing of Damascene Copper Interconnects. Robert R. Keller, David T. Read and Roy H. Geiss; Materials Reliability Division, NIST, Boulder, Colorado.

9:00 AM FF11.2
Computational Studies of Effect of Electron Doping on the Hardness of Aluminum Magnesium Boride. Scott P. Beckman, Material Science and Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa.

9:15 AM FF11.3
Modeling the Sliding Wear of Single Asperity Copper/Aluminum Contacts Under Electromagnetic Stress with Atomistic+Continuum Multi-Scale Simulations. John W. Crill, Douglas L. Irving and Don W. Brenner; North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina.

9:30 AM FF11.4
Thermo-mechanical Behavior of Nano Scale Al Thin Films using a Resonance System. Seungmin Hyun1, Jungmin Park1, Hak-Joo Lee1, Byung-Ik Choi1 and Walter L. Brown2; 1Korea Institute of Machinery & Materials, Daejeon, Korea, South; 2Lehigh Unviersity, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

9:45 AM FF11.5
Thermal Stability and Stress Relaxation of Nanostructured Cu-Nb-based Wires. Jean-Baptiste Dubois1, Ludovic Thilly1, Pierre-Olivier Renault1, Florence Lecouturier2 and Marco Di Michiel3; 1PHYMAT, University of Poitiers, Futuroscope, France; 2LNCMI, Toulouse, France; 3ESRF, Grenoble, France.

10:00 AM BREAK

10:30 AM FF11.6
Tuning the Mechanical Properties of a Nanoporous Gold. Hai-Jun Jin1, Lilia Kurmanaeva1 and Joerg Weissmueller1,2; 1Institute of nanotechnology, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany; 2Technische Physik, Universität des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken, Germany.

10:45 AM FF11.7
Hydridation and De-hydridation Behavior of Nanoporous Palladium-Nickel Ultra-thin Films. Wen-Chung Li and T. John Balk; Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky.

11:00 AM FF11.8
Multi-scale Simulation on H embrittlement and H-Pd interactions. Hieu H. Pham1 and Tahir Cagin1,2; 1Chemical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas; 2Materials Science and Engineering, Texas A & M University, College Station, Texas.

11:15 AM FF11.9
Nanocomposites with Stimuli-Responsive Mechanical Behavior. Kadhiravan Shanmuganathan1, Jeffrey R. Capadona2,3, Dustin J. Tyler2,3, Stuart J. Rowan1,2,4 and Christoph Weder1,5; 1Macromolecular Science and Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio; 2Dept of Biomedical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio; 3Rehabilitation Research and Development, Louis Stokes Cleveland DVA Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio; 4Department of Chemistry, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio; 5Adolphe Merkle Institute, University of Fribourg, Route de l'Ancienne Papeterie, Marly, Switzerland.

11:30 AM FF11.10
Anisotropic Strain and Training of Conducting Polymer Artificial Muscles under High Tensile Stresses. Keiichi Kaneto, Hikaru Hashimoto, Kazuo Tominaga, Tomokazu Sendai and Wataru Takashima; Life Science and Systems Engineering, Kyushu Institute of Technology,, Kitakyushu, Japan.

11:45 AM FF11.11
Electrochemically-Controlled Mechanical Properties of a Polymer Nanocomposite. Daniel J. Schmidt1, Fevzi C. Cebeci1,2, Ilke Kalcioglu2, Samantha G. Wyman1, Christine Ortiz2, Krystyn J. Van Vliet2,3 and Paula T. Hammond1; 1Chemical Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts; 2Materials Science and Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts; 3Biological Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

 

SESSION FF12: Mechanics of Nanocomposite Materials
Chairs: Bob Keller and Erica Lilleodden
Friday Afternoon, December 4, 2009
Constitution B (Sheraton)


1:30 PM *FF12.1
Multiscale Modeling of Nanoceramic Composites. William Curtin1, E. Byrne2, M. A. McCarthy2, F. Pavia1 and Z. H. Xia3; 1Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island; 2University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland; 3University of Akron, Akron, Ohio.

2:00 PM FF12.2
Mechanical and Interfacial Properties of Individual Carbon Nanofibers in Epoxy Matrices. Tanil Ozkan1, Qi Chen2 and Ioannis Chasiotis2; 1Mechanical Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois; 2Aerospace Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois.

2:15 PM FF12.3
Carbon Nanotube Pullout from a Diamond Matrix. Fabio Pavia and William Curtin; Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island.

2:30 PM FF12.4
Direct Measurement of the Matrix-Filler Interactions in A Graphene-Polymer Nanocomposite and Their Relationship to the Composite's Macroscopic Mechanical Performance. Minzhen Cai1, Sarah K. Cotts2, David E. Kranbuehl2 and Hannes C. Schniepp1; 1Department of Applied Science, The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia; 2Department of Chemistry, The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia.

2:45 PM FF12.5
Design of Co-Continuous Composite Materials for Stiffness, Strength and Energy Dissipation. Lifeng Wang and Mary C. Boyce; Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

3:00 PM BREAK

3:30 PM FF12.6
The Mechanical Response of Ag-Based Metallic Nanoinks. Andrew J. Birnbaum1, Ray Auyeung1, Ji Wen Wang1, Kathy Wahl2, Maxim Zalalutdinov3 and Alberto Pique1; 1Materials Science and Technology Division, Naval Research Lab, Washington, District of Columbia; 2Chemistry Division, Naval Research Lab, Washington, District of Columbia; 3Acoustics Division, Naval Research Lab, Washington, District of Columbia.

3:45 PM FF12.7
Heterogeneity in Epoxy Nanocomposites Initiates Crazing: Significant Improvements in Fatigue Resistance and Toughening. Iti Srivastava1, Yue-Feng Zhu2, Catalin R. Picu1 and Nikhil A. Koratkar1; 1Mechanical, Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York; 2Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.

4:00 PM FF12.8
Electrochemically-Induced Percolative Mechanical Properties of Polyaniline Nanofiber-Polymer Composites. Fevzi C. Cebeci1, Daniel J. Schmidt1, Christine Ortiz2 and Paula T. Hammond1; 1Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts; 2Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

4:15 PM FF12.9
The Mechanical Properties of Brush-Coated Nanoparticles in Homopolymer Matrix. Sascha A. Pihan1, Sebastian G. Emmerling1,2, Ruediger Berger1 and Jochen S. Gutmann1,2; 1Max-Planck-Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz, Germany; 2Institute of Physical Chemistry, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany.

4:30 PM FF12.10

Disclosing Mechanical Properties of Composite Magnetic Nanoparticles, Antonio Rinaldi1,2, Veronica Salgueirino3, Miguel Correa-Duarte3, Silvia Licoccia1, Enrico Traversa1,4, Ana Davila-Ibanez3, Pedro Peralta2 and Karl Sieradzki2; 1NAST center and Department of Chemical Science and Technology, Univ Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy; 2MAE, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona; 3Departamentos de Física Aplicada e Química-Física, Universidade de Vigo, Vigo, Spain; 44International Research Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (MANA), National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), Tsukuba, Japan.

4:45 PM FF12.11
Modeling of Interfacial Friction in Amorphous Carbon/Nanotube Nanocomposites.
Lili Li1,3, Zhenhai Xia1, W. A. Curtin2 and Yanqing Yang3; 1The University of Akron, Akron, Ohio; 2Division of Engineering, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island; 3School of Materials, Northwestern Polytechnic University, Xi'an, China.

 

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