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Spring 2009 Logo2009 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit



April 13-17, 2009
| San Francisco
Meeting Chairs: Paul R. Besser, Peter Fratzl, Nicola Spaldin, Terry M. Tritt

Symposium II : Probing Mechanics at Nanoscale Dimensions

2009-04-14   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Andrew Minor University of California-Berkeley
Conal Murray IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
Nobumichi Tamura Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Lawrence Friedman The Pennsylvania State University

Symposium Support

Air Force Office of Scientific Research
Hysitron Inc
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
II1:
Session Chairs
Tuesday AM, April 14, 2009
Room 3011 (Moscone West)

9:30 AM - **II1.1
Recent Progress in Direct-Observation Contact Mechanics in the Transmission Electron Microscope.

Oden Warren 1 , Zhiwei Shan 1 , S.A. Syed Asif 1
1 , Hysitron, Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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10:00 AM - II1.2
Dislocations Nucleation and Starvation in Metallic Nanowires.

Scott Mao 1
1 Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

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10:15 AM - II1.3
Examining Nanomechanical Properties of Mg alloys through Quantitative in situ TEM Compression Testing

Jia Ye 1 , Raj Mishra 2 , Andrew Minor 1
1 , Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, United States, 2 , General Motors Research and Development Center, Warren, Michigan, United States

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10:30 AM - II1.4
Characterizing the Mechanical Behavior of Nanoporous FCC Noble Metals.

Wen-Chung Li 1 , Ye Sun 1 , Jia Ye 2 , Andrew Minor 2 3 , T. John Balk 1
1 Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, United States, 2 , National Center for Electron Microscopy, Berkeley, California, United States, 3 Materials Science and Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States

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11:00 AM - *
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11:30 AM - **II1.6
Evaluating Mechanical Properties at the Microscale in Nickel Superalloys using Microcompression Testing.

Paul Shade 2 , Robert Wheeler 3 , Michael Uchic 1 , Hamish Fraser 2 , Dennis Dimiduk 1
2 , The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, United States, 3 , UES, Inc., Dayton, Ohio, United States, 1 , Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio, United States

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12:00 PM - **II1.7
From Pop-in to Pillars: The Utility of Nanoindentation in the Study of Small-Scale Plasticity.

Sanghoon Shim 1 , Hongbin Bei 3 , Easo George 2 3 , George Pharr 2 3
1 Research Institute of Industrial Science and Technology, Steel Structure Research Laboratory, Hwaseong, Gyounggi Korea (the Republic of), 3 Materials Science and Technology Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States

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12:30 PM - II1.8
Yield Strength of Coherently Strained InGaAs Superlattice by in-situ Micropillar Compression.

B. Ehrler 1 2 , R. Ghisleni 2 , K. Png 1 , Andy Bushby 1 , D. Dunstan 1 , J. Michler 2
1 Centre for Materials Research, Queen Mary, University of London, London United Kingdom, 2 Mechanics of Materials and Nanostructures Laboratory, EMPA, Thun Switzerland

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12:45 PM - II1.9
Mechanical Properties and Microstructural Evolution in Nano-scale Materials via in-situ Uniaxial Compression and Tension Experiments.

Julia Greer 1 , Sarah Lansing 1 , Dongchan Jang 1
1 Materials Science, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, United States

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2009-04-16   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Andrew Minor University of California-Berkeley
Conal Murray IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
Nobumichi Tamura Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Lawrence Friedman The Pennsylvania State University
II7:
Session Chairs
Thursday AM, April 16, 2009
Room 3011 (Moscone West)

9:30 AM - **II7.1
Plasticity at Small Scales.

Oliver Kraft 1 2 , Dan Gianola 1 , Reiner Moenig 1 , Cynthia Volkert 3
1 IMF II, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe Germany, 2 izbs, Universität Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe Germany, 3 Institut für Materialphysik , Georg-August-Universität Göttingen , Göttingen Germany

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10:00 AM - II7.2
Separating Intrinsic Size Effects from Extrinsic Geometric Effects in Micro-pillar Compression of Metallic Glasses.

Brian Schuster 1 , Qiuming Wei 3 , Kaliat Ramesh 2
1 Weapons and Materials Research Directorate, US Army Research Laboratory, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, United States, 3 , University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, North Carolina, United States, 2 , Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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10:15 AM - II7.3
Universal Scaled Strength Behaviour for Nanowires and Pillars.

Brian Derby 1 , Rui Dou 1
1 School of Materials, University of Manchester, Manchester United Kingdom

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10:30 AM - II7.4
Effect of Orientation and Loading Rate on Small-Scale Mechanical Behavior of BCC Molybdenum

Blythe Clark 1 , Andreas Schneider 2 , Carl Frick 3 , Patric Gruber 4 , Eduard Arzt 5
1 , Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, 2 , Max Planck Institute for Metals Research, Stuttgart Germany, 3 Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming, United States, 4 Institut für Zuverlässigkeit von Bauteilen und Systemen, Universität Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe Germany, 5 , INM - Leibniz Institute for New Materials and Saarland University, Saarbrücken Germany

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10:45 AM - II7.5
Size Dependence of the Elastic Modulus of Nanowires and Nanotubes Measured by Contact-resonance Atomic Force Microscopy.

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

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11:00 AM - *
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11:30 AM - **II7.6
Making Silicon Mechanically Reliable.

Brad Boyce 1 , E. David Reedy 1 , James Foulk 2
1 , Sandia National Labs, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, 2 , Sandia National Labs, Livermore, California, United States

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12:00 PM - II7.7
In situ TEM study of Bauschinger Effect in Unpassivated Freestanding Metal Films

Jagannathan Rajagopalan 1 , Christian Rentenberger 2 , Hans-Peter Karnthaler 2 , Gerhard Dehm 3 , Taher Saif 1
1 Mechanical Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States, 2 Physics of Nanostructured Materials, Faculty of Physics, University of Vienna, Vienna Austria, 3 Erich Schmid Institute for Materials Science, Austrian Academy of Sciences, and Dep. Materials Physics, University of Leoben, Leoben Austria

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12:15 PM - II7.8
Single Dislocation Plasticity Probed by Force Microscopy.

Roland Bennewitz 1 2 , Philip Egberts 1 2 , Tobin Filleter 2
1 , INM Leibniz Institute for New Materials, Saarbrücken Germany, 2 , McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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12:30 PM - II7.9
Nanomechanical Resonance of Clamped Silicon Nanowires of Ultra Small Diameters Measured by Optical Interferometry.

Miro Belov 1 3 , Nathaniel Quitoriano 2 , Theodore Kamins 2 , Stephane Evoy 1 3
1 , National Institute for Nanotechnology NRC, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, 3 Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, 2 Information and Quantum Systems Laboratory, Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, Palo Alto, California, United States

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12:45 PM - II7.10
In-situ Deformation of Individual Polymer Nanofibers using AFM with SEM.

Fei Hang 1 , Asa Barber 1
1 Department of Materials, Queen Mary, University of London, London United Kingdom

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II9: Poster Session
Session Chairs
Thursday PM, April 16, 2009
Salon Level (Marriott)

9:00 PM - II9.1
Measuring Stress Corrosion Crack Growth Rates of Single Grain Boundaries in 304 Stainless Steel.

David Armstrong 1 , Francis Herbert 1 , Michael Rogers 1 , Steve Roberts 1
1 Department of Materials, University of Oxford, Oxford United Kingdom

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9:00 PM - II9.10
Nanoindentation Study of Friction and Wear of Silicon Nanolines.

Zhiquan Luo 1 3 , Huai Huang 1 , Scott Smith 1 , Bin Li 1 , Zhuojie Wu 1 3 , Qiu Zhao 1 3 , Rui Huang 2 , Paul Ho 1
1 Microelectronics Research Center, University of Texas, Austin, Texas, United States, 3 Physics Department, University of Texas, Austin, Texas, United States, 2 Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, University of Texas, Austin, Texas, United States

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9:00 PM - II9.12
Observation of Giant Serrated Yielding during Controlled Strain Rate Flat Punch Nanoindentation of Thin Film Polymer Glasses.

Roseanne Reilly 1 , Graham L. W. Cross 1
1 CRANN, Trinity College, Dublin Ireland

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9:00 PM - II9.13
Size Effects in Nanomechanical Behavior of Protein Materials.

Sinan Keten 1 , Markus Buehler 1
1 Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - II9.2
Fluorescent Reporter Molecules with Mechanical Sensitivity.

Mariya Barch 1 5 , Matthew Lang 2 3 , Paul Matsudaira 3 4 5
1 Chemistry, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 5 , Whitehead Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Mechanical Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 3 Biological Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 4 Biology, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - II9.3
Mechanical Properties of Nanoparticle Superlattices by Nanoindentation.

Enrico Tam 2 , Paul Ashby 1 , Elena Shevchenko 3 , Marie-Paule Delplancke 2 , D Frank Ogletree 1
2 Matter and Materials, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Bruxelles Belgium, 1 Molecular Foundry, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, Berkeley, California, United States, 3 Center for Nanophase Materials, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, United States

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9:00 PM - II9.4
Mechanical Properties of Nano-Thin Films by Use of Atomic Force Acoustic Microscopy.

Malgorzata Kopycinska-Mueller 2 1 , Andre Striegler 1 2 , Arnd Huerrich 3 , Bernd Koehler 1 , Norbert Meyendorf 1 , Klaus-Juergen Wolter 2
2 Electronics Packaging Laboratory IAVT, Technical University Dresden, Dresden Germany, 1 NDE for Micro- and Nanostrauctures, Fraunhofer Institute for Non-Destructive Testing, IZFP-D, Dresden Germany, 3 , Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems IPMS, Dresden Germany

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9:00 PM - II9.5
Mapping Young’s and Loss Moduli Maps in Polymer Materials from Curves to Numbers.

Maxim Nikiforov 1 , Stephen Jesse 1 , Louis Germinario 2 , Sangah Gam 3 , Russel Composto 3 , Sergei Kalinin 1
1 , ORNL, Knoxville, Tennessee, United States, 2 , Eastman Chemical Co., Kingsport, Tennessee, United States, 3 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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9:00 PM - II9.6
Thermoelastic Damping in Silicon Micromechanical Resonators.

Bradford Pate 1 , Thomas Metcalf 1 , Douglas Photiadis 1 , Brian Houston 1
1 , Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, District of Columbia, United States

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9:00 PM - II9.9
Intrinsic Stress Fracture Energy Measurements for Low Dielectric Constant Thin Film Materials

Sean King 1
1 Portland Technology Development, Intel Corporation, Hillsboro, Oregon, United States

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9:00 PM -
II9.7 Transferred to II10.9

2009-04-17   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Andrew Minor University of California-Berkeley
Conal Murray IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
Nobumichi Tamura Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Lawrence Friedman The Pennsylvania State University
II10:
Session Chairs
Friday AM, April 17, 2009
Room 3011 (Moscone West)

9:30 AM - II10.1
Thermal and Mechanical Size Effects in Electrospun Polymer Fibers.

Asa Barber 1 , Andrew Bushby 1 , Wei Wang 1
1 Department of Materials, Queen Mary, University of London, London United Kingdom

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9:45 AM - II10.2
Probing the Mechanical Responses of 1D Polymer Nanostructures

Jing Zhou 1 , Hyun Wook Ro 1 , Christopher Soles 1
1 Polymers Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States

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10:00 AM - II10.3
Ultra-Shallow Nanoindentation of Soft Materials Using a Quartz-Crystal-Resonator Force Sensor.

Yen Peng Kong 1 , Ling Chen 1 , Michael Arnold 1 , Albert Yee 1
1 Chemical Engineering & Materials Science, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, California, United States

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10:15 AM - II10.4
Real-time Topography and Mechanical Property Mapping of Soft Materials by FIRAT Using Actively Controlled Transient Tap Forces

Zehra Parlak 1 , Mujdat Balantekin 1 , Levent Degertekin 1
1 Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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10:30 AM - *
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11:00 AM - **II10.5
Reinforcement of Sol-gel Glasses at the Molecular Level and their Applications in the Microelectronics Industry.

Geraud Dubois 1
1 Advanced Organic Materials, IBM, San Jose, California, United States

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11:30 AM - II10.6
Deformation, Strain, and Stress Mapping with Nano-scale Spatial Resolution using Diffraction, Spectroscopy, and Scanned Probe Microscopy.

Ryan Koseski 1 2 , Mark Vaudin 1 , Stephan Stranick 1 , Gheorghe Stan 1 , Robert Cook 1
1 Ceramics, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania, United States

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11:45 AM - II10.7
Probing Nanomechanics Using Band Excitation Scanning Probe Microscopy

Stephen Jesse 1 , Peter Maksymovych 1 , Maxim Nikiforov 1 , Sergei Kalinin 1
1 Center for Nanophase Materials Science, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge , Tennessee, United States

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12:00 PM - II10.8
Mechanical and Electrical Properties of Alkanethiol Self-assembled Monolayers on Gold Surfaces.

Frank DelRio 1 , Cherno Jaye 1 , Daniel Fischer 1 , Robert Cook 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States

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12:15 PM - II10.9
On the Mechanical Properties of Tungsten Disulfide Nanotubes.

Ifat Kaplan-Ashiri 1 , Sidney Cohen 2 , Gartsman Konstantin 2 , Seifert Gotthard 3 , Hanoch Wagner 1 , Reshef Tenne 1
1 Materials and Interfaces, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot Israel, 2 Chemical Research Support, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot Israel, 3 Institut für Physikalische Chemie , Technische Universität , Dresden Germany

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II11:
Session Chairs
Friday PM, April 17, 2009
Room 3011 (Moscone West)

2:30 PM - **II11.1
The Mechanisms and Implications of High Strength in Small Samples.

Cynthia Volkert 1
1 Institute for Materials Physics, University of Göttingen, Göttingen Germany

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3:00 PM - II11.2
Development of Wafer- and Die-Scale Standards for Deformation, Strain, and Stress

Robert Cook 1 , Stephan Stranick 2 , Mark Vaudin 1 , David Owen 3
1 Ceramics Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States, 2 Chemical and Microanlaysis Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States, 3 , Ultratech, San Jose, California, United States

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3:15 PM - II11.3
In-situ TEM Investigation of Deformation Behavior of Submicrometer-diameter Metallic Glass Pillars.

Changqiang Chen 1 2 , Yutao Pei 1 2 , Jeff De Hosson 1 2
1 Dept Appl Phys, University of Groningen, Groningen Netherlands, 2 , Netherlands Materials Innovation Institute, Delft Netherlands

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3:30 PM - II11.4
Measurement of Critical Stresses during Pattern Collapse and Failure in High Resolution Lithography.

David Noga 1 , Richard Lawson 1 , Cheng-Tsung Lee 1 , Clifford Henderson 1
1 School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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3:45 PM - II11.5
Measuring Viscosity Variation in Thin Films and the High Viscosity of Interfacial Water

Nathan Moore 1 , Jack Houston 1
1 Surface and Interface Sciences, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

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4:00 PM - *
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4:30 PM - II11.6
Adhesion and Cohesion of Transparent Hard Coatings on Poly (methyl methacrylate).

Ani Kamer 1 , Stephanie Cai 1 , Liam Pingree 2 , Vasan Sundaram 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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4:45 PM - II11.7
Transition in Plastic Flow Behavior of Tantalum (100)Studied by High Temperature Nanoindentation.

Andrea Hodge 1 , Koteswararao Rajulapati 1 , Monika Biener 2 , Juergen Biener 2
1 Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States, 2 Nanoscale Synthesis and Characterization Laboratory, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, California, United States

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5:00 PM - II11.8
Investigating the Hall-Petch Efect at Grain Boundaries in Metals.

Siddhartha Pathak 1 2 , Roger Doherty 2 , Kilian Wasmer 1 , Johann Michler 1 , Surya Kalidindi 2
1 Laboratory for Mechanics of Materials and Nanostructures, EMPA - Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Testing and Research, Thun Switzerland, 2 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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5:15 PM - II11.9
Torsion of Thin Wires Shows a Size Effect at the Initiation of Plasticity in a Soft Metal.

B. Ehrler 1 , R. Bossis 1 , S. Joly 1 , K. Png 1 , Andy Bushby 1 , D. Dunstan 1
1 Centre for Materials Research, Queen Mary, University of London, London United Kingdom

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5:30 PM - II11.10
SEM In-situ Compression of Metallic Nanostructures.

William Mook 1 , Rudy Ghisleni 1 , Xavier Maeder 1 , Christoph Niederberger 1 , Zhao Wang 1 , Mikhael Bechelany 1 , Laetitia Philippe 1 , Johann Michler 1
1 Mechanics of Materials and Nanostructures, EMPA - Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Testing and Research, Thun Switzerland

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