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2009 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

November 30 - December 4, 2009 | Boston
Meeting Chairs
: Kristi Anseth, Li-Chyong Chen, Peter Gumbsch, Ji-Cheng Zhao

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

2009-11-30   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Jun Lou Rice University
Brad Boyce Sandia National Laboratories
Erica Lilleodden GKSS Forschungszentrum
Lei Lu Chinese Academy of Sciences
FF1: Fracture and Fatigue of Nanomaterials
Session Chairs
David Bahr
Jun Lou
Monday PM, November 30, 2009
Room 304 (Hynes)

9:30 AM - **FF1.1
In-situ Nanomechanics of the Brittle to Ductile Transition.

William Gerberich 1 , Aaron Beaber 1 , Julia Nowak 2 , Lucas Hale 1 , Yuye Tang 3 , Roberto Ballarini 3 , Fredrik Oestlund 4 , Johann Michler 4
1 Chem. Engng. Mat. Sci., U. of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 2 , Hysitron, Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 3 Civil Engng., U. of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 4 Mechanics of Materials and Nanostructures, EMPA, Swiss Federal Laboratory for Materials, Thun Switzerland

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10:00 AM - FF1.2
Brittle and Ductile Fracture of Gold nanowires: A Quantitative In Situ Transmission Electron Microscopy Study.

Yang Lu 1 , Jianyu Huang 2 , Jun Lou 1
1 Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Rice University, Houston, Texas, United States, 2 Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies (CINT) , Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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10:15 AM - FF1.3
Saccharine Effects on Mechanical Behavior of Electrodeposited Ni Thin Films.

Sumit Soni 1 2 , Sean Hearne 2 , Brian Sheldon 1
1 Division of Engineering, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, 2 Center for Integrated Nano-Technologies, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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10:30 AM - FF1.4
Water Diffusion and Fracture Behavior in Nano-porous low-k Dielectric Film Stacks.

Han Li 1 , Joost Vlassak 1
1 SEAS, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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