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2008 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit

March 24-28, 2008 | San Francisco
Meeting Chairs: Jeffrey C. Gelpey, Robert J. Hamers, Paul Muralt, Christine A. Orme

Symposium U : Mechanics of Nanoscale Materials

2008-03-25   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Cody Friesen Arizona State University
Robert C. Cammarata Johns Hopkins University
Andrea Hodge University of Southern California-Los Angeles
Oden L. Warren Hysitron, Inc.

Symposium Support

Hysitron Inc
Johns Hopkins University, Dept. of MS&
E
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, CMLS Division
U1: Polymers and Composites
Session Chairs
Cody Friesen
Robert Ritchie
Tuesday PM, March 25, 2008
Room 3007 (Moscone West)

9:30 AM - U1.1
Strengthening of Polyolefins by Bottom-up Self-assembly of POSS Nanoparticles.

Byoung Jo Lee 1 , Sadhan Jana 1
1 Polymer Engineering, University of Akron, Akron, Ohio, United States

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9:45 AM - U1.2
High-Performance Metal/Epoxysilane Sol-Gel Coupling Layers.

Mark Oliver 1 , Asmita Kumar 1 , Kay Blohowiak 2 , Reinhold Dauskardt 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States, 2 , The Boeing Company, Seattle, Washington, United States

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10:00 AM - U1.3
Adhesion of Transparent Hard Coatings on Polymer Substrates.

Ani Kamer 1 , Vasan Sundaram 2 , Kjersta Larson 2 , Reinhold Dauskardt 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States, 2 Boeing Phantom Works, The Boeing Company, Tukwila, Washington, United States

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10:15 AM - **U1.4
Nature-Inspired Hybrid Structural Materials.

D. Alsem 1 2 , M. Launey 1 2 , E. Munch 1 2 , E. Saiz 1 2 , A. Tomsia 1 2 , Robert Ritchie 1 2
1 Materials Science & Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States, 2 , Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States

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10:45 AM - U1.5
Nano-Cavitation in Self-Assembled Amphiphilic Block Copolymer-Modified Epoxy.

Jia (Daniel) Liu 1 , Hung-Jue Sue 1 , Zach Thompson 2 , Frank Bates 2 , Marv Dettloff 3 , George Jacob 3 , Nikhil Verghese 3 , Ha Pham 3
1 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States, 2 Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 3 Thermosets R&D, The Dow Chemical Company, Freeport, Texas, United States

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11:00 AM - U1:Poly/Comp
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11:30 AM - U1.6
A Metric for Measurement of Finite Elasticity in Asymmetric Polymer Nanocomposites.

Korin Kohen 1 , Briana Hecht 1 , James Ferri 1 2
1 , Lafayette College , Easton, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 , Max Planck Institute for Colloids and Interfaces, Golm-Potsdam Germany

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11:45 AM - U1.7
Mechanical and Wetting Properties of Hydrothermally Reinforced Layer-by-Layer Nanoparticle Thin Films.

Zekeriyya Gemici 1 , Hiroomi Shimomura 2 , Robert Cohen 1 , Michael Rubner 2
1 Department of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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12:00 PM - U1.8
Mechanical Behavior of Al Based Nanocomposites.

Tapas Laha 1 , Rustin Vogt 1 , Zhihui Zhang 1 , Enrique Lavernia 1 , Julie Schoenung 1
1 , University of California, Davis, Davis, California, United States

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12:15 PM - U1.9
Quenching and Annealing Effects in Ultrafine-grained Al-B4C Composites.

Rustin Vogt 1 , Zhihui Zhang 1 , Tapas Laha 1 , Enrique Lavernia 1 , Julie Schoenung 1
1 Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, UC Davis, Davis, California, United States

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12:30 PM - U1.10
Damage Mechanisms in Trimetallic Nanocomposites.

Ioannis Mastorakos 1 , Hussein Zbib 2
1 Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, United States, 2 Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, United States

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12:45 PM - U1.11
Mechanics of a Novel Shear-activated Microfiber Array Adhesive.

Carmel Majidi 1 2 , Ronald Fearing 2
1 Mechanical Engineering, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States, 2 Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, University of Califronia, Berkeley, California, United States

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2008-03-27   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Cody Friesen Arizona State University
Robert C. Cammarata Johns Hopkins University
Andrea Hodge University of Southern California-Los Angeles
Oden L. Warren Hysitron, Inc.
U5: New Findings in Nanoindentation
Session Chairs
Oden Warren
Thursday AM, March 27, 2008
Room 3007 (Moscone West)

9:00 AM - **U5.1
Deformation of Thin Amorphous Metallic Films and Multilayers.

Frans Spaepen 1
1 , Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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9:30 AM - U5.2
Study of Incipient Plasticity of Stepped Gold Surfaces at the Atomic Scale.

Arantzazu Mascaraque 1 , Violeta Navarro 1 , Oscar Rodriguez de la Fuente 1 , Juan Rojo 1
1 Dpto. Fisica de Materiales , Universidad Complutense Madrid, Madrid, Madrid, Spain

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9:45 AM - U5.3
Nanoscale Deformation in Tantalum Single Crystals.

Andrea Hodge 1 , Monika Biener 2 , Juergen Biener 2 , Alex Hamza 2
1 Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, USC, Los Angeles, California, United States, 2 Nanoscale Synthesis and Characterization Lab, LLNL, Livermore, California, United States

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10:00 AM - U5.4
Crystal Plasticity Finite Element Analysis of Spherical Indentation.

Daniel Esque-de los Ojos 1 , Jan Ocenasek 2 , Jorge Alcala 1
1 GRICCA, E.U.E.T.I.B, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona Spain, 2 Christian Doppler Laboratory of Material Mechanics of High Performance Alloys, Technische Universität München, Garching b. München Germany

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10:15 AM - U5.5
Comparing Viscoelastic Functions Measured by Nanoindentation and Transformations from the Frequency Domain to the Time Domain.

Erik Herbert 1 2 , Warren Oliver 1 2 , George Pharr 2 3
1 , MTS Nano Instruments, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States, 3 Metals and Ceramics Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States

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10:30 AM - U5.6
Characterization of Pressure-Induced Phases of Silicon by Indentation at the Nanoscale.

Bianca Haberl 1 , Naoki Fujisawa 1 , Simon Ruffell 1 , Jodie Bradby 1 , Jim Williams 1
1 Department of Electronic Material Engineering, Research School of Physcial Sciences and Engineering, Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

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10:45 AM - U5.7
Mechanical Characterization of High Aspect Ratio Silicon Nanolines.

Bin Li 1 , Huai Huang 1 , Qiu Zhao 1 , Zhiquan Luo 1 , Jang-Hi Im 1 , Paul Ho 1 , Min Kang 2 , Rui Huang 2 , Richard Allen 3 , Michael Cresswell 3
1 Laboratory for Interconnect and Packaging, Microelectronics Research Center, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States, 2 Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States, 3 Semiconductor Electronics Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States

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11:00 AM - *
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11:30 AM - U5.8
An Improvement of the Doener-Nix Analytical Model for Substrate Effects in Ultrathin Films.

Bo Zhou 1 , Bart Prorok 1
1 Materials Engineering, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, United States

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11:45 AM - U5.9
Estimation of Dislocation Nucleation Stresses During Nanoindentation by Combined Finite-element Analysis and Experiment.

Dylan Morris 1 , Li Ma 1 , Lyle Levine 1 , David Bahr 2
1 , National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States, 2 Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, United States

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12:00 PM - U5.10
High Resolution Sub-50 nm Indentation of Polymeric Surfaces Using a Quartz Crystal Resonator-Based Atomic Force Microscope.

Yen Peng Kong 1 , Albert Yee 1
1 Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of California Irvine, Irvine, California, United States

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12:15 PM - U5.11
On Obtaining Local Mechanical Properties at the Grain Scale in Metals by Spherical Nanoindentation.

Siddhartha Pathak 1 , Dejan Stojakovic 1 , Surya Kalidindi 1 , Roger Doherty 1 , Brendan Donohue 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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12:30 PM - U5.12
Nanoscale Stress and Toughness Measurement using Confocal Raman Spectroscopy.

Robert Cook 1 , Yvonne Gerbig 1 , Mark Vaudin 1 , Jeroen Schoenmaker 2 , Stephan Stranick 2
1 Ceramics Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States, 2 Surface and Microanalysis Science Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States

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U8: Poster Session
Session Chairs
Friday AM, March 28, 2008
Salon Level (Marriott)

9:00 PM - U8.1
The Growth and Mechanical Properties of Gold Nanowires.

Rui Dou 1 , Brian Derby 1
1 Material Science Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester United Kingdom

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9:00 PM - U8.10
WITHDRAWN 02/21/08 Theoretical Investigation of a Half-loop Dislocation Formation from a Surface Step by Atomistic Calculations.

Pierre Hirel 1 , Sandrine Brochard 1 , Laurent Pizzagalli 1 , Pierre Beauchamp 1
1 , LMP - CNRS, Futuroscope Chasseneuil France

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9:00 PM - U8.11
Mechanical Properties of WS2 Nanotubes.

Ifat Kaplan-Ashiri 1 , Sidney Cohen 2 , Konstantin Gartsman 3 , Thomas Heine 4 , Viktoria Ivanovskaya 4 , Yuekui Wang 4 , Gotthard Seifert 4 , H. Wagner 1 , Reshef Tenne 1
1 Materials and Interfaces, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot Israel, 2 Surface Analysis Laboratory, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot Israel, 3 Electron Microscopy Unit, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot Israel, 4 Institut für Physikalische Chemie, Technische Universität Dresden, Dresden Germany

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9:00 PM - U8.12
Mechanodynamic Penetration of Helium Atoms into Nanocrystalline Metals.

Vitaly Shpeizman 1 , Oleg Klyavin 1 , Vladimir Nikolaev 1 , Boris Smirnov 1 , Lev Khabarin 1 , Yurii Chernov 1
1 Russian Academy of Sciences, Ioffe Physicotechnical Institute, Saint-Petersburg Russian Federation

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9:00 PM - U8.13
Nanoscale Mapping of Elastic Modulus on Granular Topographies by Contact-resonance Atomic Force Microscopy.

Gheorghe Stan 1 , Robert Cook 1
1 Ceramics Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States

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9:00 PM - U8.14
Coupled Nanoscratch and 4-Point Bending Evaluations of Adhesion and Cohesion in SiCN/Cu/Ta,/TaN/SiO2/Si Stacked Layers.

Kouji Yoneda 1 , Satoshi Shimizu 1 , Nobuo Kojima 1 , Chikai Sato 1 , Jiping Ye 1
1 Research Department, NISSAN ARC, LTD., Yokosuka Japan

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9:00 PM - U8.15
Elastic Constants of Strained Cu Thin Films Studied by Acoustic-Phonon Resonance Spectroscopy.

Nobutomo Nakamura 1 , Hirotsugu Ogi 1 , Tomohiro Shagawa 1 , Masahiko Hirao 1
1 Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University, Toyonaka, Osaka, Japan

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9:00 PM - U8.16
Temperature-dependent Mechanical Behavior by Nanoindentation.

Holger Pfaff 1 , Wolfgang Stein 1
1 Nanolab, Surface , Hueckelhoven Germany

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9:00 PM - U8.17
Calculation of Nanoscale Elastic, Shear, and Bending Modulus of Sheet Silicates Using Molecular Dynamics Simulation.

Greg Zartman 1 , Hendrik Heinz 2
1 Department of Physics and Department of Polymer Engineering, University of Akron, Akron, Ohio, United States, 2 Department of Polymer Engineering, University of Akron, Akron, Ohio, United States

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9:00 PM - U8.18
Fractal Dimensions of Soy Protein Nanoparticle Aggregates determined by Dynamic Mechanical Method.

Lei Jong 1
1 National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, United States Department of Agriculture, Peoria, Illinois, United States

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9:00 PM - U8.19
Improved Load Transfer between Single Wall Carbon Nanotube and Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVA) within a SWNT -Collagen-PVA Composite.

Debdulal Roy 1 , Sanjib Bhattacharyya 2 , Aikaterini Plati 3 , Aron Rachamim 4 , Marie-Louise Saboungi 5
1 , National Physical Laboratory, Teddington United Kingdom, 2 2Centre de Recherche sur la Matière Divisée, CNRS, Orleans France, 3 Department of Materials Science, University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom, 4 Engineering Department, University of Cambridge, Cambridge United Kingdom, 5 2Centre de Recherche sur la Matière Divisée, CNRS, Orleans France

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9:00 PM - U8.2
Detection of Organophosphate Gases and Biological Molecules using Embedded Piezoresistive Microcantilever Sensors.

Tim Porter 1 , Tim Vail 2 , Amanda Wooley 2 , Rick Vendam 3
1 Physics, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona, United States, 2 Chemistry, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona, United States, 3 , National Secutity Technologies, LLC, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

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9:00 PM - U8.20
Effects of Ion Irradiation on Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Sputtered Cu/V Nanolayers.

Engang Fu 1 , Jesse Carter 2 , Michael Martin 2 , Greg Swadener 3 , Amit Misra 3 , Nan Li 1 , Lin Shao 2 , Haiyan Wang 4 , 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 Mater. Sci. Tech. Div., Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States, 4 Electrical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States

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9:00 PM - U8.21
Quantitative Study of Nano-scratch and Indentation Behavior for Polymer Hybrid Materials.

Keehae Kwon 1 , Il-Jin Kim 1
1 Chemical R&D Center, Cheil Industries Inc., Gyeonggi-Do Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - U8.22
A Unique Probe for Tip Enhanced Raman Scattering and Shadow NSOM.

Judy Ernstoff 1 , Hesham Taha 1 , Rimma Dekhter 1 , Galia Zinoviev 1 , Galina Fish 1 , Aaron Lewis 2
1 , Nanonics Imaging Ltd., Jerusalem Israel, 2 Applied Physics, Hebrew University , Jerusalem Israel

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9:00 PM - U8.23
Nanostructured Fe/W Multilayers Subjected to Helium ion-irradiation.

Nan Li 1 , Engang Fu 1 , Haiyan Wang 2 , Amit Misra 4 , Richard Hoagland 5 , Jesse Carter 3 , Michael Martin 3 , Lin Shao 3 , Xinghang Zhang 1
1 Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States, 2 Department of 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, 5 Materials Science and Technology Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States, 3 Department of Nuclear Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States

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9:00 PM - U8.24
Mechanical Measurements in 3D on III-V Nanowires with AFM.

Christian Kallesoe 1 , Kristian Molhave 1 , Martin Larsen 1 , Peter Boggild 1
1 MIC - Department of Micro- and Nanotechnology, Technical University of Denmark, Kgs. Lyngby Denmark

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9:00 PM - U8.25
Molecular Dynamics Study of Nanoindentation of Thin Films.

Arun Nair 2 , Diana Farkas 1
2 Engineering Science and Mechanics, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States, 1 Materials Science, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States

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9:00 PM - U8.27
Nanomechanics of Self-Assembled Monolayers on Nanoscale Gold Films.

Milca Aponte-Roman 1 , Adrian Mann 1
1 Materials Sci & Eng, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States

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9:00 PM - U8.28
Structure-Property Relationships of Mg(OH)2 Filled Poly(methyl methacrylate) Composites.

Cathie Condron 1 , Stefanie Gravano 2 , Mark Ellsworth 2 , Mike Toney 1
1 , Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory, Menlo Park, California, United States, 2 , Tyco Electronics Technology Division, Menlo Park, California, United States

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9:00 PM - U8.29
Simulations of an Interface Crack Nucleation During Nanoindentaion : Molecular Dynamics and Finite Element Coupling Approach.

Shotaro Hara 1 , Satoshi Izumi 2 , Shinsuke Sakai 3 , Yoshiyuki Eguchi 4 , Tomio Iwasaki 5
1 , the university of Tokyo, Tokyo Japan, 2 , the university of Tokyo, Tokyo Japan, 3 , the university of Tokyo, Tokyo Japan, 4 , Hitachi East Japan Solutions, Ltd, Ibaraki Japan, 5 , Hitach, Ltd, Ibaraki Japan

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9:00 PM - U8.3
Mechanical Behavior Associated with Heterogeneous Grain-boundary Diffusion and Sliding in Nanocrystals.

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

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9:00 PM - U8.30
Threading and Interlocking: A Mechanism for the Simultaneous Enhancement of Polymer Stiffness, Strength, and Ductility.

Lokman Torun 1 , Nicholas Tsui 2 , Alex Paraskos 3 , Timothy Swager 3 , Edwin Thomas 2
1 Materials Institute, Marmara Research Center, Gebze, , Kocaeli, Turkey, 2 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 3 Department of Chemistry, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - U8.31
Mechanical Dissipation in Ultrananocrystalline and Nanocrystalline Diamond Resonators.

Vivekananda Adiga 1 , Anirudha Sumant 2 , Sampath Suresh 5 , Chris Gudeman 5 , Orlando Auciello 4 , John Carlisle 3 , Robert Carpick 6 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 Center for Nanoscale Materials, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States, 5 , Innovative Microtechnology, Santa barbara, California, United States, 4 Materials Science Divsion, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States, 3 , Advanced Diamond Technologies, Inc, Romeoville, Illinois, United States, 6 Mechanical Engineering & Applied Mechanics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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9:00 PM - U8.32
Modeling of Dislocations and Mismatched Layers in Pentagonal Nanorods.

Anna Kolesnikova 1 , Alexei Romanov 2
1 , Institute of Problems of Mechanical Engineering, St.Petersburg Russian Federation, 2 , Ioffe Physico-Technical Institute RAS, St.Petersburg Russian Federation

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9:00 PM - U8.34
Role of Local Electronic Structures in the Size-dependent Mechanics of Silicon Nanowires.

Byeongchan Lee 1 , Robert Rudd 1
1 , Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States

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9:00 PM - U8.35
Brittle and Ductile Failure Behavior of Silicon Nanowires.

Keonwook Kang 1 , Wei Cai 1
1 Mechanical Engineering Department, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States

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9:00 PM - U8.36
Is Small Perfect ? Size Limit to Defect Formation in Pyramidal Pt Nanocontacts.

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

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9:00 PM - U8.37
Additivity of Hardenings by Nanolamellar Structure and Antiphase Domain in Ti-39at%Al Single Crystals.

Yuichiro Koizumi 1 , Yoritoshi Minamino 1 , Kazuki Iwamoto 1 , Takayuki Tanaka 1
1 Department of Adaptive Machine Systems, Osaka University, Suita, Osaka, Japan

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9:00 PM - U8.38
Novel Precipitation in Nanocrystalline and Ultrafine-grained 7075 Al.

Yonghao Zhao 1 , Steven Dalleck 2 , Peter Liddicoat 3 , Xiaozhou Liao 4 , Yuntian Zhu 5 , Simon Ringer 3 , Ruslan Valiev 6 , Yizhang Zhou 1 , Enrique Lavernia 1
1 Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of California at Davis, Davis, California, United States, 2 Carderock Division, Naval Surface Warfare Center, West Bethesda, Maryland, United States, 3 Australian Key Centre for Microscopy and Microanalysis, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 4 School of Aerospace, Mechanical & Mechatronic Engineering, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 5 Department of Materials Science & Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States, 6 Institute of Physics of Advanced Materials, Ufa State Aviation Technical University, Ufa Russian Federation

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9:00 PM - U8.39
Ultrahigh Tensile Ductility and High Strength in Nickel via Cryo-milling and Quasi-isostatic Forging.

Yonghao Zhao 1 , Troy Topping 1 , Andrea Dangelewicz 2 , Yuntian Zhu 2 , Yizhang Zhou 1 , Enrique Lavernia 1
1 Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of California at Davis, Davis, California, United States, 2 Materials Physics and Applications Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, California, United States

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9:00 PM - U8.4
In situ Mechanical Testing in a Scanning Electron Microscope.

Robert Peters 1 , Warren Oliver 1 , Julia Greer 2
1 Research&Development, MTS Nano Instruments, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States, 2 Materials Science, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, United States

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9:00 PM - U8.41
Mechanical and Wear Properties of Gold Thin Films.

Alex Volinsky 1 , Du Ke 1 , Xiaolu Pang 2
1 Mechanical Engineering, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, United States, 2 Materials Physics and Chemistry, University of Science and Technology Beijing, Beijing China

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9:00 PM - U8.42
Effects of Ion Beam Current on the Microstructure, Surface Morphology, and Hardness of TiAlN Films Grown by Ion Beam Assisted Magnetron Sputtering.

Chao-Te Lee 1 , Chi-Chung Kei 1 , Chien-Ying Su 1
1 Vacuum Technology Division, Instrument Technology Research Center, National Applied Research Laboratories, Hsinchu Taiwan

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9:00 PM - U8.43
Measuring the Elastic Modulus and Residual Stress of Free-standing Thin Film Bridges by Nanoindentation.

Erik Herbert 1 2 , Warren Oliver 1 2 , Maarten de Boer 3 4 , George Pharr 2 5
1 , MTS Nano Instruments, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States, 3 Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, 4 , Sandia National Laboratory, Sandia, New Mexico, United States, 5 Metals and Ceramics Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States

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9:00 PM - U8.44
Morphological Evolution in Polycrystalline Films.

Ramanathan Krishnamurthy 1 , Mikko Haataja 2
1 Materials Modeling Group , Technical Center, Caterpillar Inc.,, Mossville, Illinois, United States, 2 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States

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9:00 PM - U8.46
Mechanics of High-density Nanocrystalline Ceramic Composites.

Beril Kavukcuoglu 1 , Jafar Al-Sharab 1 , Bernard Kear 1 , Rajendra Sadangi 1 , Vijay Shukla 1 , Adrian Mann 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States

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9:00 PM - U8.5
Nanoindentation Testing of Nanoporous Metal Foams.

Reed Doucette 1 , Andrea Hodge 1 , Juergen Biener 2 , Alex Hamza 2
1 Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, USC, Los Angeles, California, United States, 2 Nanoscale Synthesis and Characterization Lab, LLNL, Livermore, California, United States

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9:00 PM - U8.6
Atomistic Mechanism of Ion Beam Deposition Induced Curvature Formation in Thin Films.

Sachin Terdalkar 1 , Sulin Zhang 2 , Joseph Rencis 1
1 Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States, 2 Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States

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9:00 PM - U8.7
Relation Between the Elastic Modulus of ZnO Nanowires and its Size: Surface Stress Effect.

Guofeng Wang 1 , Xiaodong Li 2
1 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States, 2 Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, United States

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9:00 PM - U8:Poster
U8.45 Transferred to U1.5

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2008-03-28   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Cody Friesen Arizona State University
Robert C. Cammarata Johns Hopkins University
Andrea Hodge University of Southern California-Los Angeles
Oden L. Warren Hysitron, Inc.
U9: Nanocrystalline Bulk Materials I
Session Chairs
Andrea Hodge
Friday AM, March 28, 2008
Room 2007 (Moscone West)

9:00 AM - **U9.0
A Different View on Micro-compression.

Helena Van Swygenhoven-Moens 1 , R. Maass 1 , S. Van Petegem 1
1 Materials Science and Simulation, Paul Scherrer Institute, Villigen PSI Switzerland

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9:30 AM - **U9.1
Tensile Deformation and Ductility of Nanocrystalline Ni and Ni-Fe Alloys.

Fereshteh Ebrahimi 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States

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10:00 AM - U9.2
Nanomechanics of Hall-Petch Relationship in Nanocrystalline Materials.

Chandra Pande 1
1 , Naval Research Laboratory, Washington DC, District of Columbia, United States

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10:15 AM - U9.3
Simultaneous Improvement of Ductility and Strength by Minute Doping in Ultrafine Grained Au Wires-experiment and First Principle Study.

Yeong Huey Effie Chew 1 2 , Chee Cheong Wong 2 , Xi Zhang 3 , Ke Ning Tu 3
1 R&D, Kulicke & Soffa, Singapore Singapore, 2 School of Materials Science & Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore Singapore, 3 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of California at Los Angels, Los Angels, California, United States

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10:30 AM - U9.4
Stress Assisted Grain Growth in Ultrafine and Nanocrystalline Metals Reveal by in-situ TEM.

Frederic Mompiou 1 , Daniel Caillard 1 , Marc Legros 1
1 , cemes/cnrs, toulouse France

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10:45 AM - U9.5
Preparation of Nanocrystalline Model Structures for Atomic Scale Computer Simulations.

Alexander Stukowski 1 , Karsten Albe 1
1 Institut für Materialwissenschaft, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Darmstadt Germany

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11:00 AM - *
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11:30 AM - **U9.6
Effect of Cyclic Deformation on Highly Nanotwinned Copper.

Carla Shute 1 , Andrea Hodge 2 , Julia Weertman 1 , Troy Barbee 3 , Mark Seniw 1
1 Mats Sci & Eng, 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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12:00 PM - U9.7
Size-dependent Strengthening in Bulk and Nano-sized Gold with Nanoscale Growth Twins.

Frederic Sansoz 1 2 , Chuang Deng 1 2 , Konstantin Afanasyev 1 2
1 School of Engineering, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, United States, 2 Materials Science Program, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, United States

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12:15 PM - U9.8
Mechanical and Electrical Properties of Nanotwinned Single Crystal Cu Films.

Osman Anderoglu 1 , Amit Misra 2 , Xinghang Zhang 1 , Haiyan Wang 1 , Filip Ronning 2
1 , Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States, 2 , Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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12:30 PM - U9.9
Rate Dependence of Dislocation Nucleation Processes Predicts Twinning Trends in fcc Metals.

Derek Warner 1 2 , William Curtin 2
1 Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States, 2 Division of Engineering, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

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