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Fall 2008 Logo2008 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

December 1-5, 2008 | Boston
Meeting Chairs:
 S. Ashok, Shenda M. Baker, Michael R. Fitzsimmons, Young-Chang Joo

Symposium EE : Nano- and Microscale Materials--Mechanical Properties and Behavior under Extreme Environments

2008-12-01   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Amit Misra Los Alamos National Laboratory
T. John Balk University of Kentucky
Hanchen Huang Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Maria Jose Caturla Universitat d'Alacant
Christoph Eberl University of Karlsruhe
EE1/NN1: Joint Session: In-situ Nanomechanics
Session Chairs
T. Balk
Andy Minor
Monday PM, December 01, 2008
Room 200 (Hynes)

9:00 AM - EE1.1/NN1.1
SEM In situ Compression of Silicon Nanowires.

William Mook 1 , Rudy Ghisleni 1 , Karolina Rzepiejewska-Malyska 1 , Samuel Hoffmann 1 , Laetitia Philippe 1 , Johann Michler 1
1 , Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Testing and Research (EMPA), Thun Switzerland

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9:15 AM - EE1.2/NN1.2
SEM In situ Micropillar Compression - Room Temperature Ductile to Brittle Transition of Si, GaAs, InP Semiconductors.

Johann Michler 1 , Fredrik Oestlund 1 , Karolina Rzepiejewska-Malyska 1 , William Mook 1 , Klaus Leifer 2 , Rudy Ghisleni 1
1 , Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Testing and Research (EMPA), Thun Switzerland, 2 Electron Microscopy and Nanoengineering, Department of Engineering Science, Uppsala University, Uppsala Sweden

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9:30 AM - EE1.3/NN1.3
In-situ Investigation of Nano-scale Plasticity in Cubic and Tetragonal Crystals via Homogeneous Deformation of Nano-Pillars.

Julia Greer 1 , Ju-Young Kim 1 , Steffen Brinckmann 1
1 Materials Science, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, United States

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9:45 AM - EE1.4/NN1.4
Quantitative In Situ Tensile Testing of 1D Nanostructures.

Daniel Gianola 1 , Reiner Moenig 1 , Oliver Kraft 1 2 , Cynthia Volkert 3
1 Institute for Materials Research II, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe Germany, 2 , University of Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe Germany, 3 Institut für Materialphysik, Universität Göttingen, Göttingen Germany

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10:00 AM - **EE1.5/NN1.5
Observation of Size-Dependent Plasticity by In Situ SEM and TEM.

Gerhard Dehm 1 2
1 Erich Schmid Institute of Materials Science, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Leoben Austria, 2 Materials Physics, University of Leoben, Leoben Austria

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10:30 AM - EE1/NN1:joint
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11:00 AM - EE1.6/NN1.6
In Situ Examination of Nanoscale Deformation of Thin Film Bridges within a Scanning Electron Microscope.

Erik Herbert 1 , Arnold Lumsdaine 1 , R. Brian Peters 1 , Warren Oliver 1
1 , Agilent Technologies, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States

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11:15 AM - **EE1.7/NN1.7
A New Perspective on Nano-Mechanics: Quantitative Deformation Test in the TEM

Zhiwei Shan 1 , A. Minor 2 3 , J. Nowak 1 , S. Syed Asif 1 , O. Warren 1
1 , Hysitron Inc., Eden Prairie, Minnesota, United States, 2 , Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States, 3 , University of California , Berkeley, California, United States

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11:45 AM - EE1.8/NN1.8
In- Situ Observation of Deformation Characteristics in Nanotwinned Copper Pillars.

Vinay Sriram 1 , Jia Ye 2 3 , Andrew Minor 2 3 , Jenn-Ming Yang 1
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, 2 National Centre for Electron Microscopy, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, Berkeley, California, United States, 3 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States

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12:00 PM - EE1.9/NN1.9
In Situ TEM Nanocompression Testing of Gum Metal.

Elizabeth Withey 1 , Andrew Minor 2 , Jia Ye 2 , Shigeru Kuramoto 3 , Daryl Chrzan 1 , John Morris 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States, 2 , National Center for Electron Microscopy, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States, 3 , Toyota Central R&D Laboratories, Inc., Nagakute Japan

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12:15 PM - EE1.10/NN1.10
Thermal Behavior of Gold Nanoparticles on Pyrite and Arsenopyrite Surfaces.

Niravun Pavenayotin 1 , Qiangmin Wei 2 , Yanbin Chen 1 , Lumin Wang 1 2
1 Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

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12:30 PM - **EE1.11/NN1.11
Revealing the Deformation Processes Responsible for Controlling Mechanical Properties.

Ian Robertson 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, United States

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EE2: Anomalous Nanomechanical Behavior
Session Chairs
Amit Misra
Lumin Wang
Monday PM, December 01, 2008
Room 200 (Hynes)

2:30 PM - **EE2.1
Stress-coupled Grain Boundary Migration in Nanocrystalline Thin Films.

Kevin Hemker 1 , John Sharon 1 , Timothy Rupert 2 1 , Daniel Gianola 3 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 2 Materials Sci & Eng, MIT, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 3 , KIT, Karlsruhe Germany

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3:00 PM - EE2.2
Diffusion Induced Stresses in Nanostructured Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage.

Yang-Tse Cheng 1 2 , Mark Verbrugge 1
1 , GM R&D Center, Warren, Michigan, United States, 2 Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Kentucky, Louisville, Kentucky, United States

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3:15 PM - EE2.3
First Observation of Hollow Silver Nanotubes.

Maureen Lagos 1 2 , Fernando Sato 1 , Jefferson Bettini 2 , Varlei Rodrigues 1 , Douglas Galvao 1 , Daniel Ugarte 1 2
1 Applied Physics, State University of Campinas, Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2 , LNLS, Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil

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3:30 PM - **EE2.4
Unusual Mechanical Behaviors Of Nanocrystalline Metals - Effect Of Size And Heterogeneity Of Microstructure.

Jagannathan Rajagopalan 1 , Taher Saif 1
1 Mechanical Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States

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4:30 PM - **EE2.5
Time-Dependent Deformation of Thin Aluminum and Gold Films.

Richard Vinci 1 , Xiaojun Yan 1 , Walter Brown 1 , Yuan Li 2 , John Papapolymerou 2
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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5:00 PM - EE2.6
Creep Deformation Behavior of Nanocrystalline Copper Doped with Antimony.

Rahul Rajgarhia 1 , Ashok Saxena 1 , Douglas Spearot 1
1 , University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States

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5:15 PM - EE2.7
Void Formation Mechanism of Nanocrystalline Cu Alloys During Uniaxial Relaxation Test.

Junya Inoue 1 , Yosuke Fujii 1 2 , Toshihiko Koseki 1
1 Materials Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo Japan, 2 , SONY, Miyagi Japan

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5:30 PM - EE2.8
Strain Recovery Driven by Grain-boundary Diffusion for Nanocrystalline Thin Films.

Xiaoding Wei 1 , Jeffrey Kysar 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States

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5:45 PM - EE2.9
Mechanical Behavior Associated with Heterogeneous Grain-boundary Diffusion and Sliding in Nanocrystalline Materials.

Yujie Wei 1 , Allan Bower 1 , Huajian Gao 1
1 Engineering Division, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

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2008-12-02   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Amit Misra Los Alamos National Laboratory
T. John Balk University of Kentucky
Hanchen Huang Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Maria Jose Caturla Universitat d'Alacant
Christoph Eberl University of Karlsruhe
EE3: Fatigue, Fracture & Tribology
Session Chairs
Chris Eberl
Nikhil Koratkar
Tuesday AM, December 02, 2008
Room 200 (Hynes)

9:30 AM - **EE3.1
Fatigue Deformation of Nanocrystalline and Ultrafine-grained Ni Alloy.

Sheng Cheng 1 , Peter Liaw 1 , Xun-li Wang 2 , Alexandru Stoica 2 , Hahn Choo 1
1 Dept of Materials Science and Engineering, University of tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States, 2 Neutron scattering science division, Oak ridge national laboratory, knoxville, Tennessee, United States

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10:00 AM - EE3.2
Effect of Cyclic Loading and Microhardness Indentation on the Microstructural Stability of Nanotwinned Cu Samples with Highly Aligned Twin Interfaces.

C. Shute 1 , B. Myers 1 , S. Xie 1 , A. Hodge 2 , T. Barbee 3 , Julia Weertman 1
1 , Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States, 2 , University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States, 3 , Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States

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10:15 AM - EE3.3
Damage Behavior of Al Thin Films Fatigued at Ultra-high Frequencies.

Diana Courty 1 , Chris Eberl 1 , Werner Ruile 2 , Oliver Kraft 1 3
1 izbs, University of Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe Germany, 2 , EPCOS AG, Munich Germany, 3 IMF2, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe Germany

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10:30 AM - EE3.4
Study the High-cycle-fatigue Behavior of a Nano-precipitate Strengthened Alloy by In-situ Neutron-diffraction Experiments.

E-Wen Huang 1 , Wei-Ren Chen 2 , Michael Hofmann 3 , Chih-Pin Chuang 4 , Sven Vogel 5 , Peter Liaw 1 , Lee Pike 6
1 Materials Science & Engineering, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States, 2 Neutron Scattering Sciences Division, Spallation Neutron Source, Oak Ridge National Laboratory , Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States, 3 Spec-Stress, Forschungsneutronenquelle Heinz Maier-Leibnitz (FRM II), Garching Germany, 4 Department of Engineering and System Science, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu Taiwan, 5 Los Alamos Neutron Science Center, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States, 6 Technology Engineering, Haynes International Inc., Kokomo, Indiana, United States

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10:45 AM - EE3.5
Suppression on Fatigue Crack Growth in Carbon Nanotube Composites.

Nikhil Koratkar 1 , Catalin Picu 1 , Wei Zhang 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States

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11:00 AM - *
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11:30 AM - **EE3.6
Effects of Grain Refinement on Lifetime and on Damage Evolution under Repeated Contact in Nanostructured Metals.

Ruth Schwaiger 1 2
1 IMF2, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe Germany, 2 IZBS, University Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe Germany

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12:00 PM - EE3.7
Tribology of a Nanocrystalline Alloy across the Hall-Petch Breakdown.

Timothy Rupert 1 , Christopher Schuh 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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12:15 PM - EE3.8
Connecting Plasticity and Fracture in Brittle Materials.

Douglas Stauffer 1 , Aaron Beaber 1 , William Gerberich 1
1 Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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12:30 PM - EE3.9
Brittle and Ductile Failures of Silicon Nanowires under Tension Simulation.

Keonwook Kang 1 , Wei Cai 1
1 , Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States

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12:45 PM - EE3.10
Deformation Mechanisms in Nanocrystalline Pd and Pd-Zr Thin Films.

Rudolf Baumbusch 1 , Patric Gruber 1 , Tanja Ulyanenkova 2 , Tanja Filatova 2 , Stephen Doyle 3 , Anna Castrup 4 , Juergen Markmann 5 , Joerg Weissmueller 4 , Tilo Baumbach 2 3 , Horst Hahn 4 , Oliver Kraft 1
1 Institut für Zuverlässigkeit von Bauteilen und Systemen, University of Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, 2 Laboratorium für Applikationen der Synchrotronstrahlung, University of Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, 3 Institut für Synchrotronstrahlung, Research Center Karlsruhe, Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, 4 Institut für Nanotechnologie, Research Center Karlsruhe, Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, 5 Fachrichtung 7.3 -Technische Physik, Universität des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken, Saarland, Germany

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EE4: Thin Films, Multilayers and Nanocomposites: Mechanics and Radiation Effects
Session Chairs
Yang-Tse Cheng
Dan Gianola
Tuesday PM, December 02, 2008
Room 200 (Hynes)

2:30 PM - **EE4.1
Deformation and Fatigue of Nanoscale Multilayer Metallic Composites.

David Bahr 1 , Nicole Overman 1 , Cory Overman 1 , Ioannis Mastorakos 1 , Firas Akasheh 2 , Hussein Zbib 1
1 Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, United States, 2 , Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, Alabama, United States

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3:00 PM - EE4.2
Deformation in Multilayers at Elevated Temperatures.

Sandra Korte 1 , David Dunstan 2 , William Clegg 1
1 Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom, 2 Physics Department, Queen Mary, University of London, London United Kingdom

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3:15 PM - EE4.3
Radiation Damage and He Solubility at Coherent and Incoherent Interfaces.

Dhriti Bhattacharyya 1 , Osman Anderoglu 1 , Michael Demkowicz 2 , Igor Usov 2 , Richard Hoagland 2 , Amit Misra 1
1 MPA-CINT, Los Alamos National Laboraotry, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States, 2 MST-8, Los Alamos National Laboraotry, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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3:30 PM - **EE4.4
Elasto-plastic Transition in High Strength Nanocomposite Wires and Composite Micro-pillars Studied by In-situ Deformation under X-rays.

Ludovic Thilly 1 , Robert Maass 2 , Marc Legros 4 , Steven Van Petegem 2 , Pierre-Olivier Renault 1 , Vanessa Vidal 5 , Jean-Baptiste Dubois 1 3 , Florence Lecouturier 3 , Helena Van Swygenhoven 2
1 PHYMAT, University of Poitiers, Futuroscope France, 2 , Paul Scherrer Institute, Villigen Switzerland, 4 , CEMES, Toulouse France, 5 , CROMeP, Albi France, 3 , LNCMP, Toulouse France

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4:00 PM - *
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4:30 PM - EE4.5
Effect of Ion Irradiation on Mechanical Deformation of Low-Density Nanoporous Materials.

K. Lord 1 , Sergei Kucheyev 1 , J. Satcher 1 , A. Hamza 1
1 , Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States

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4:45 PM - EE4.6
Modeling of Effects of Ion Energy and Mass on Self-Organized Nanostructure Formation During Ion-beam Implantation.

Kun-Dar Li 1 2 , Alejandro Perez-Bergquist 2 , Qiangmin Wei 1 , Lumin Wang 1 2
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 2 Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

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5:00 PM - EE4.7
Nanospire Formation by Heavy Ion Beam Irradiation of Oxide Multilayer Surfaces.

Cynthia Reichhardt 1 , Marylin Hawley 1 , David Devlin 1 , Kurt Sickafus 1 , Igor Usov 1 , James Valdez 1 , Youngqiang Wang 1
1 T-12, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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5:15 PM - EE4.8
Nano Nickel Composites for High-Temperature LIGA/MEMS-Applications.

Manel Haj-Taieb 1 , Klaus Bade 2 , Siriyara Jagannatha Suresha 3 , Kevin Hemker 3 , Jarir Aktaa 1
1 intitute for Matirials research II, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe GmbH, Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen Germany, 2 Institute for Microstructure Technology , Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe GmbH, Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen Germany, 3 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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5:30 PM - EE4.9
Bauschinger Effect in Unpassivated Freestanding Metal Films.

Jagannathan Rajagopalan 1 , Jong Han 1 , Taher Saif 1
1 Mechanical Science and Engineering Department, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States

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5:45 PM - EE4.10
Kinetics of the Plastic Deformation of Gold during Nanoindentation.

Vineet Bhakhri 1 , Robert Klassen 1
1 Mechanical & Materials Engineering, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada

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EE5: Poster Session: Nanomaterials, Mechanical Behavior and Radiation Effects
Session Chairs
Wednesday AM, December 03, 2008
Exhibition Hall D (Hynes)

9:00 PM - EE5.1
Microstructure, Mechanical, and Chemical Properties of Nanoporous Gold Films.

Dongyun Lee 1 , Jinwoo Ahn 1 , Hae-Sung Kim 1
1 Nanomaterials Engineering, Pusan National University, Busan Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - EE5.10
Crystallization-induced Stress in Phase Change Random Access Memory.

Minghua Li 1 , Jianming Li 1 , Qiang Guo 2 , Luping Shi 1 , Yi Li 2 , Tow Chong Chong 1 3
1 , Data Storage Institute, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), 5 Engineering Drive 1, Singapore 117608 Singapore, 2 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, National University of Singapore, 7 Engineering Drive 1, Singapore, 117576 Singapore, 3 Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore, 119260 Singapore

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9:00 PM - EE5.11
Local Distortion Analyses of CNT by Scanning Probe Microscopy with X-ray Excitation Source: Visualization of Electron Traps on Distorted CNT.

Masashi Ishii 1 2 , Eric Whittaker 2 , Brian Towlson 2 , Kenji Sakurai 1 , Bruce Hamilton 2
1 Quantum Beam Center, National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan, 2 Photon Science Institute, The University of Manchester, Manchester United Kingdom

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9:00 PM - EE5.13
Pulsed Excimer Laser-induced Fragmentation of Indium Tin Oxide Nanoparticles.

Douglas Dukes 1 , Shannon Johnson 1 , Linda Schadler 1 , Yong Huang 2 , Douglas Chrisey 1
1 Materials Science & Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States, 2 Mechanical Engineering, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, United States

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9:00 PM - EE5.14
Impact of He Ion Irradiation on the Microstructure and Hardness of Sputtered Cu/V Nanolayers.

Engang Fu 1 , Jesse Carter 2 , Greg Swadener 3 , Amit Misra 3 , Lin Shao 2 , Xinghang Zhang 1
1 Department of Mechanical Engieering, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States, 2 Department of Nuclear Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States, 3 Materials Physics and Applications Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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9:00 PM - EE5.15
Hardening in Al/Nb and Fe/W Multilayers Induced by Helium Ion Irradiations.

Nan Li 1 , Jesse Carter 2 , Haiyan Wang 3 , Engang Fu 1 , Amit Misra 4 , Lin Shao 2 , Xinghang Zhang 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States, 2 Nuclear Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States, 3 Electrical and Computer Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States, 4 Materials Physics and Application Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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9:00 PM - EE5.16
In-situ Surface Characterization of Mechanical and Electronic Behavior During Ion-induced Nanostructure Synthesis.

D. Rokusek 1 , C. Wagener 1 , M. Nieto-Perez 2 , J. Allain 1
1 Nuclear Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States, 2 , CICATA-IPN, Queretaro, Queretaro, Mexico

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9:00 PM - EE5.17
Softening and Nano-foaming of Amorphous Carbon Films via Electron Beam Irradiation.

Tatsuhiko Aizawa 1 2 , Eiji Iwamura 3 , Takuhiko Uematu 4
1 , AsiaSEED-Institute, Tokyo Japan, 2 , Osaka Prefecture University, Osaka Japan, 3 , Arakawa Chemical Co. Ltd, Osaka Japan, 4 , Tokyo Metropolitan Induatrial Research Institute, Tokyo Japan

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9:00 PM - EE5.18
Nanoscale Morphological Evolution of Pyrolytic Carbon Surface under Ag Ion Irradiation.

Yanbin Chen 1 , Rongsheng Zhou 1 , Lumin Wang 1 2
1 Nuclear Engineering & Radiology Department, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 2 Materials Science & Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

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9:00 PM - EE5.2
Molecular Level Detection of Heavy Metal Ion Using Coral-like Macroporous Gold.

Hero Kim 1 , Younghun Kim 1
1 Chemical Engineering, Kwangwoon University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - EE5.21
Effect of Gamma Irradiation on Carbon Nanotubes and Their Composites with Nanodiamond.

Sanju Gupta 1 , A. Schuttler 1 , M. Muralikiran 1
1 ECE, UMC, Columbia, Missouri, United States

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9:00 PM - EE5.22
The Influence of Annealing Temperature on the Phase Separation of Magnetron Sputtered Ti0.2Al0.8N Thin Films.

Ramaseshan Rajagopalan 1 , Feby Jose 1 , Sitaram Dash 1 , Arup Dasgupta 2 , Saroja Saibaba 2 , Sridhar Kalavathi 3 , Ashok Kumar Tyagi 1
1 Surface Science Section, Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research , Kalpakkam, Tamil Nadu, India, 2 Physical Metallurgy Division, Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, Kalpakkam, Tamil nadu, India, 3 XS&CG Section, Indira Ghandi Centre for Atomic Research, Kalpakkam, Tamil Nadu, India

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9:00 PM - EE5.23
Mechanical Behavior of Nano-scale FCC Thin Films using Resonance System.

Seungmin Hyun 1 , Jungmin Park 1 , Hak Joo Lee 1 , Chiwon Ahn 2 , Jaeyong Song 3 , Walter Brown 4
1 , Korea Institute of Machinery & Materials, Daejeon Korea (the Republic of), 2 , National NanoFab Center, Daejeon Korea (the Republic of), 3 , Korea Research Institute of Stasndards and Science, Daejeon Korea (the Republic of), 4 , Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States

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9:00 PM - EE5.24
The Mechanical and Wear Resistant Properties of ‘Duplex’ WC-17Co Nanocrystalline Coatings Sprayed by the HVOF Technique.

Gobinda Saha 1 2 , Tahir Khan 1 , Larry Glenesk 1 2
1 Department of Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 2 R&D, Hyperion Technologies Inc., Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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9:00 PM - EE5.25
Co-Electrodeposited Ni / Sic Nano-Grain Thin Films for Enhanced Fatigue Lifetimes.

Angela Feldhaus 1 , Sean Hearne 2 , Brad Boyce 2 , Adam Rowen 2
1 Physics, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, 2 , Sandia National Labs, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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9:00 PM - EE5.26
Fatigue and Frictional Sliding Response of Nanostructured Copper.

Nairong Tao 1 2 , Lei Lu 1 2 , Ming Dao 1 , Subra Suresh 1
1 Materials Science & Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Shenyang National Laboratory for Materials Science, Institute of Metal Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenyang China

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9:00 PM - EE5.27
Strength Enhancements of Nanoscale Multilayers for MEMS Electrodes in Oxidizing Environments.

Aikaterini Bellou 1 , Rachel Schoeppner 1 , David Bahr 1
1 School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, United States

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9:00 PM - EE5.28
Effects of Linear Confinement at Sub-micron Length Scales on the Morphology and Properties of Thermoplastic Polymers.

Elizabeth Welsh 1 , Michael Sennett 1 , Peter Stenhouse 1
1 Natick Soldier Center, US Army RDEC, Natick, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - EE5.29
Study of Microstructure, Texture and Mechanical Properties of Heavily Cold Worked TiTaNb Alloy and the Effect of Annealing.

Arup Dasgupta 1 , Kinkar Laha 1 , R. Kayalvizhi 1 , S. Raju 1 , S. Murugesan 1 , Saibaba Saroja 1 , V. Subramanya Sarma 2 , M. Vijayalakshmi 1
1 Materials Development and Characterisation Group, Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research , Kalpakkam, Tamil Nadu, India, 2 Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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9:00 PM - EE5.3
Highly Compliant Nanoporous Gold with Environment-Dependent Elastic Modulus.

Steven Choi 1 , Dorota Artymowicz 2 , Felicia Pop 2 , Steven Nunnari 2 , Mark Kortschot 2 , Steven Thorpe 1 2 , Roger Newman 2 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2 Chemical Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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9:00 PM - EE5.30
Local Investigations of Deformed Aluminum Samples by Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy.

Aurelien Perron 1 , Halina Krawiec 2 , Olivier Politano 1 , Vincent Vignal 1
1 ICB, UMR 5209 CNRS, Universite de Bourgogne, Dijon France, 2 Department of Foundry Engineering, AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow Poland

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9:00 PM - EE5.31
Integrated Experimental, Atomistic, and Microstructurally-Based Finite-Element Investigation of the Dynamic Compressive Behavior of High Strength Al-Cu-Mg-Ag Alloys.

Khalil Elkhodary 1 , Lipeng Sun 2 , Douglas Irving 2 , Donald Brenner 2 , William Lee 1 , Bryan Cheeseman 4 , Guruswami Ravichandran 3 , Mohammed Zikry 1
1 Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States, 4 Army Research Laboratory, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Aberdeen, Maryland, United States, 3 Graduate Aeronautical Laboratories, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, United States

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9:00 PM - EE5.32
Characterization of Local Deformation Microstructure in Ferrous Lath Martensite by using Micro-sized Specimens.

Yuichiro Ogawa 1 , Akinobu Shibata 2 , Chiemi Ishiyama 2 , Masato Sone 2 , Yakichi Higo 2
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Yokohama Japan, 2 Precision and Intelligence Laboratory, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Yokohama Japan

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9:00 PM - EE5.33
Plasticity in Ceramics at Small Scales and Elevated Temperatures.

Sandra Korte 1 , William Clegg 1
1 Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom

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9:00 PM - EE5.34
First-principles Calculations of Adhesive Behavior at Metal/oxide Incoherent Interface.

Daisuke Matsunaka 1 , Yoji Shibutani 1
1 , Osaka University, Osaka Japan

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9:00 PM - EE5.4
Controlling Nanoporosity During Impact and Solidification of Molten Droplets via Surface Roughness Modification – Implications for Adhesion.

Meng Qu 2 , Jose Colmenares 2 , Andrew Gouldstone 1
2 Materials Science and Engineering, SUNY Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York, United States, 1 Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - EE5.5
Effects of Thermal Treatment and Loading Conditions on the Mechanical Behavior of Ultra-Low-Dielectric-Constant Mesoporous Amorphous Silica Films.

M. Rauf Gungor 1 , James Watkins 2 1 , Dimitrios Maroudas 1
1 Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Amherst, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Amherst, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - EE5.7
In situ Monitoring of the Structural Changes in Boron Carbide under Electric Fields.

Varun Gupta 1 , Giovanni Fanchini 1 , Adrian Mann 1 , Manish Chhowalla 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States

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9:00 PM - EE5.8
High Pressure Structural Modifications and Equation of State of LaCrO3 and La0.75Ca0.25CrO3.

Maulik Patel 1 , Amol Karandikar 1 , Gautam Mukherjee 1 , V. Vijayakumar 1 , Avesh Tyagi 2 , Andrea Lausi 3 , Edoardo Busetto 3
1 High Pressure Physics Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Center, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, 2 Chemistry Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Center, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, 3 , ELETTRA, Sincrotrone Trieste, Trieste Italy

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9:00 PM - EE5.9
Degradation of Mechanical Strength of Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotubes at Growth Interface Joints at High Temperatures.

Feng Jin 1 , Scott Little 1 , Yan Liu 1
1 , Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana, United States

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2008-12-03   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Amit Misra Los Alamos National Laboratory
T. John Balk University of Kentucky
Hanchen Huang Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Maria Jose Caturla Universitat d'Alacant
Christoph Eberl University of Karlsruhe
EE6: Deformation Mechanisms at Small Length-scales
Session Chairs
Julia Greer
Ludovic Thilly
Wednesday AM, December 03, 2008
Room 200 (Hynes)

9:30 AM - **EE6.1
In-Situ Mechanical Testing Shedding Light on Deformation Mechanisms.

Helena Van Swygenhoven 1 , Steven Van Petegem 1 , Robert Maass 1 , Christian Brandl 1 , Peter Derlet 1
1 ASQ/NUM – Materials Science & Simulation, Paul Scherrer Institut, Villigen PSI Switzerland

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10:00 AM - EE6.2
Compressive Stress-strain Response of Mo-alloy Single Crystal Micro-pillars Prepared by Directional Solidification Techniques.

Hongbin Bei 1 , Sanghoon Shim 1 2 , E. George 1 2 , G. Pharr 1 2
1 Materials Science and Technology Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States, 2 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States

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