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  1. Spherical Nanoindentation Protocols for Extracting Microscale Mechanical Properties in Viscoelastic Materials

    07 Jan 2016 | Contributor(s):: Abba, Mohammed Tahir

    Advisors: Surya R. Kalidindi, Min Zhou, Ken Gall, Ulrike G. K. Wegst, Karl I. JacobNanoindentation has a high load resolution, depth sensing capabilities, and can be used to characterize the local mechanical behavior in material systems with heterogeneous microstructures. Recently nanoindentation...

  2. Synthesis and Mechanical Properties of Hierarchical Nanoporous Metals

    21 Sep 2015 | Contributor(s):: Liu, Ran

    Advisors: Antonia Antoniou, David L. McDowell, Nathan Mara, Olivier Pierron, Bruno FrazierNanoporous (NP) metals are a unique class of materials that are characterized by extremely high surface-to-volume ratios and possess such desirable properties of metals as high electrical conductivity,...