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PI 95 TEM PicoIndenter Publications - 2015

Mechanical characteristics of copper indium gallium diselenide compound nanopillars using in situ transmission electron microscopy compression
Te-Hua Fang , Yu-Jen Hsiao, Shao-Hui Kang
Scripta Materialia, 108 (2015): 130-135

Nanomechanics of Refractory Transition-Metal Carbides: A Path to Discovering Plasticity in Hard Ceramics
Sara Kiani, Jenn-Ming Yang, Suneel Kodambaka
Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 98.8 (2015): 2313-2323

Determination of Young's Modulus of Ultrathin Nanomaterials
Yujie Chen, Qiang Gao, Yanbo Wang, Xianghai An Xiaozhou Liao, Yiu-Wing Mai, H. Hoe Tan, Jin Zou, Simon P. Ringer, Chennupati Jagadish
Nano Letters, 15.8 (2015): 5279-5283

In-Situ Measurements of Free-Standing, Ultra-Thin Film Cracking in Bending
E. Hintsala , D. Kiener, J. Jackson, W. W. Gerberich
Experimental Mechanics, 55.9 (2015): 1681-1690

Mechanisms of plasticity in near-theoretical strength sub-100 nm Si nanocubes
Andrew J. Wagner, Eric D. Hintsala, Prashant Kumar, William W. Gerberich, K. Andre Mkhoyan
Acta Materialia, 100 (2015): 256-265

Mechanical Properties of Molybdenum Disulfide and the Effect of Doping: An in Situ TEM Study
Aleksander A. Tedstone, David J. Lewis, Rui Hao, Shi-Min Mao, Pascal Bellon, Robert S. Averback, Christopher P. Warrens, Kevin R. West, Philip Howard, Sander Gaemers Shen J. Dillon, Paul O’Brien
Applied Materials & Interfaces, 7.37 (2015): 20829-20834

Growth Conditions Control the Elastic and Electrical Properties of ZnO Nanowires
Xiaoguang Wang, Kai Chen, Yongqiang Zhang, Jingchun Wan, Oden L. Warren, Jason Oh, Ju Li, Evan Ma, Zhiwei Shan
Nano Letters, 15.12 (2015): 7886-7892

Orientation dependent fracture behavior of nanotwinned copper
Aaron Kobler, Andrea Hodge, Horst Hahn, Christian Kübel
Applied Physics Letters, 106 (2015)

Carrier Mobility Enhancement of Tensile Strained Si and SiGe Nanowires via Surface Defect Engineering
J. W. Ma, W. J. Lee, J. M. Bae, K. S. Jeong, S. H. Oh, J. H. Kim, S.-H. Kim, J.-H. Seo, J.-P. Ah‡, H. Kim, M.-H. Cho
Nano Letters, 15.11 (2015): 7204-7210

Thermal treatment-induced ductile-to-brittle transition of submicron-sized Si pillars fabricated by focused ion beam
Yue-cun Wang, De-gang Xie, Xiao-hui Ning, Zhi-wei Shan
Applied Physics Letters, 106 (2015)

Cyclical deformation leads to defect healing and strengthening of small-voume metal crystals
Zhang-Jie Wang, Qing-Jie Li, Yi-Nan Cui, Zhan-Li Liu, Evan Ma, Ju Li, Jun Sun, Zhuo Zhuang, Ming Dao, Zhi-Wei Shan, Subra Suresh
PNAS, 112.44 (2015): 13502-13507

In situ TEM nanomechanics
Q. Yu, M. Legros, A.M. Minor
MRS Bulletin, 40.01 (2015): 62-70

Orientation- and size-dependent room-temperature placticity in ZrC crystals
S. Kiani, C. Ratsch, A.M. Minor, J.-M Yang, S. Kodambaka
Scripta Materialia, 95.9 (2015)

Measuring surface dislocation nucleation in defect-scarce nanostructures
Lisa Y. Chen, Mo-rigen He, Jungho Shin, Gunther Richter, & Daniel S. Gianola
Nature Materials, 14 (2015): 707-713

In situ transmission electron microscopy observations of room-temperature plasticity in sub-micron-size TaC(100) and TaC(011) single crystals
S. Kiani, C. Ratsch, A.M. Minor, J.-M Yang, S. Kodambaka
Scripta Materialia, 100 (2015): 13-16

Internal and external stresses: In situ TEM compression of Cu bicrystals containing a twin boundary
Peter J. Imrich, Christoph Kirchlechner, Daniel Kiener, Gerhard Dehm
Scripta Materialia, 100 (2015): 94-97

Terrace-like morphology of the boundary created through basal-prismatic transformation in magnesium
Bo-Yu Liu, Liang Wan, Jian Wang, Evan Ma, Zhi-Wei Shan
Scripta Materialia, 100 (2015): 86-89

The Microstructural Evolution and Mechanical Properties of Zr-Based Metallic Glass under Different Strain Rate Compressions
Tao-Hsing Chen, Chih-Kai Tsai
Materials, 8.4 (2015): 1831-1840

From “Smaller is Stronger” to “Size-Independent Strength Plateau”: Towards Measuring the Ideal Strength of Iron
Wei-Zhong Han, Ling Huang, Shigenobu Ogata, Hajime Kimizuka, Zhao-Chun Yang, Christopher Weinberger, Qing-Jie Li, Bo-Yu Liu, Xi-Xiang Zhang, Ju Li, Evan Ma, Zhi-Wei Shan
Advanced Materials, 27.22 (2015): 3385-3390

Downscaling metal-dielectric interface fracture experiments to sub-micron dimensions: A feasibility study using TEM
B. Volker, W. Heinz, R. Roth, J.M. Batke, M.J. Cordill, G. Dehm
Surface and Coatings Technology, 270 (2015): 1-7

Measurement of the Length and Strength of Adhesive Interactions in a Nanoscale Silicon–Diamond Interface
Tevis D. B. Jacobs, Joel Lefever, Robert W. Carpick
Advanced Materials Interfaces, 2.9 (2015)

Nanotinned silver nanowires: Structure and mechanical properties
Aaron Kobler,Thorsten Beuth, Tobias Klöffel, Robby Prang, Markus Moosmann, Torsten Scherer, Stefan Walheim, Horst Hahn, Christian Kübel, Bernd Meyer, Thomas Schimmel, Erik Bitzek
Acta Materialia, 92.15 (2015): 299-308

Nanomechanical and in situ TEM characterization of boron carbide thin films on helium implanted substrates: Delamination, real-time cracking and substrate buckling
David Framil Carpeño, Takahito Ohmura, Ling Zhang, Jérôme Leveneur, Michelle Dickinson, Christopher Seal, John Kennedy, Margaret Hyland
Materials Science and Engineering: A, 639 (2015): 54-64

Stabilized plasticity in ultrahigh strength, submicron Al crystals
Tao Hu, Lin Jiang, Hanry Yanga, Kaka Ma, Troy D. Topping, Joshua Yee, Meijuan Li, Amiya K. Mukherjee, Julie M. Schoenung, Enrique J. Laverni
Acta Materialia, 94 (2015): 46-58

Size-dependent brittle-to-ductile transition in GaAs nano-rods
J. Wang, Y.G. Shen, F. Song, F.J. Ke, Y.L. Bai, C. Lu
Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 150 (2015): 135-142