Publications

118. K. Davoudi, L. Nicola, and J.J. Vlassak, "Bauschinger effect in thin metal films: Discrete dislocation dynamics study."  Journal of Applied Physics 115, (1), 013507, (2014)
117. D. Lee, G. Sim, K. Xiao, Y. Choi, and J.J. Vlassak. "Scanning AC Nanocalorimetry Study of Zr/B Reactive Multilayers." Journal of Applied Physics 114, (21), 214902 (2013) (Download)
116.


G-D. Sim, J.J. Vlassak, "High-temperature tensile behavior of freestanding Au thin films", Scr. Mater. 75, 34-37 (2014)  (Download)

115.


W.R.K. Illeperuma, J.-Y. Sun, Z. Suo, J.J. Vlassak, Force and stroke of a hydrogel actuator, Soft Matter 9, 8504 (2013) (Download)

114.

M. Pharr, Z. Suo, and J.J. Vlassak, Measurements of the Fracture Energy of Lithiated Silicon Electrodes of Li-Ion Batteries, Nanoletters. 13, (11), 5570-5577 (2013) (Download)

113.

J.H Han, J. Yoon, K. K. Jee, J.J. Vlassak "Thermoelastic strain in polycrystalline Fe–Pd shape memory alloy thin film", Thin Solid Films. 546, 196-199(2013). (Download)

112.


G-D. Sim, J-H. Park, M.D. Uchic, P.A. Shade, S-B. Lee, J.J. Vlassak, “An apparatus for performing micro-tensile tests at elevated temperatures inside a scanning electron microscope”, Acta Mater. 61, 7500-7510 (2013). (Download)

111.

J.M. Gregoire, K. Xiao, P.J. McCluskey, D. Dale, J. J. Vlassak, “Scanning AC nanocalorimetry combined with in-situ XRD”, J. Appl. Phys. 113,(24), 243501 (2013). (Download)

110.



J. Sun, N. Lu, K-H. Oh, Z. Suo, J. J.Vlassak, “Islands stretching test for measuring the fracture energy of the interface between a hard film and a soft substrate”, J. Appl. Phys. 113,(22), 223702 (2013). (Download)

109.



J.M. Gregoire, K. Xiao, P.J. McCluskey, D. Dale, G. Cuddalorepatta, J.J. Vlassak, “In-situ x-ray diffraction combined with scanning AC nanocalorimetry applied to a Fe 0.84 Ni 0.16 thin-film sample”, Appl. Phys. Lett. 102,(20), 201902 (2013). (Download)

108.



E. Cubuk, W. Wang, K. Zhao, J.J. Vlassak, Z. Suo, E. Kaxiras, “Morphological evolution of Si nanowires upon lithiation: a first-principles multiscale model”, Nanoletters 13,(5), 2011-2015 (2013). (Download)

107.



G-D. Sim, Y-S. Lee, S-B. Lee, J.J. Vlassak, “Effects of stretching and cycling on the fatigue behavior of polymer-supported Ag thin films”, Mater. Sci. Eng. A 575, 86-93 (2013). (Download)

106.



K.C. Xiao, J.M. Gregoire, P.J. McCluskey, J.J. Vlassak, “A scanning AC calorimetry technique for the analysis of nano-scale quantities of materials”, Rev. Sci. Instrum. 83(11), 114901 (2012). (Download)

105.



K.J. Zhao, G.A. Tritsaris, M. Pharr, W.L. Wang, O. Okeke, Z.G. Suo, J.J. Vlassak, “Reactive flow in silicon electrodes assisted by the insertion of lithium”, Nano Lett. 12(8), 4397-4403 (2012). (Download)

104.


C.C. Chama, J.J. Vlassak, W.O. Soboyejo, “Stress evolution in copper-silver thin films during thermal-cycling”, Mater. Sci. Eng., A 532, 414-419 (2012). (Download)

103.


J.Y. Sun, X. Zhao, W.R.K. Illeperuma, O. Chaudhuri, K.H. Oh, D.J. Mooney, J.J. Vlassak, Z. Suo, “Highly stretchable and tough hydrogels”, Nature 489, 133 (2012). (Download)

102.


S.Y. Ding, J. Gregoire, J.J. Vlassak, J. Schroers, “Solidification of Au-Cu-Si alloys investigated by a combinatorial approach”, J. Appl. Phys. 111, 114901 (2012). (Download)

101.


K.M. Davoudi, L. Nicola, J.J. Vlassak, “Dislocation climb in two-dimensional discrete dislocation dynamics”, J. Appl. Phys. 111, 103522 (2012). (Download)

100.


J.Y. Li, Y.H. Hu, J.J. Vlassak, Z.G. Suo, “Experimental determination of equations of state for ideal elastomeric gels”, Soft Matter 8, 8121 (2012). (Download)

99.



Y.H. Hu, J.O. You, D.T. Auguste, Z.G. Suo, J.J. Vlassak, “Indentation: a simple, nondestructive method for characterizing the mechanical and transport properties of pH-sensitive hydrogels”, J. Mater. Res. 27, 152 (2012). (Download)

98.



K.J. Zhao, M. Pharr, X. Wan, W.L Wang, E. Kaxiras, J.J. Vlassak, Z.G. Suo, "Concurrent reaction and plasticity during intitial lithiation of crystallline silicon in lithium-ion batteries", J. Electrochem. Soc. 159, A238 (2012). (Download)

97.


J.Y. Sun, N.S. Lu, J. Yoon, K.H. Oh, Z.G. Suo, J.J. Vlassak, “Debonding and fracture of ceramic islands on polymer substrates” J. Appl. Phys. 111, 013517 (2012). (Download)

96.


M. Pharr, K. Zhao, X. Wang, Z. Suo, J.J. Vlassak, "Kinetics of initial lithiation of crystalline silicon electrodes of lithium-ion batteries", Nano Lett. 12(9), 5039-5047 (2012). (Download)

95.



K. Zhao, M. Pharr, L. Hartle, J.J. Vlassak, Z. Suo, "Fracture and debonding in lithium-ion batteries with electrodes of hollow core-shell nanostructures",  J. Power Sources 218, 6-14 (2012). (Download)

94.


G.D. Sim, Y. Hwangbo, H.H. Kim, S.B. Lee, J.J. Vlassak, "Fatigue of polymer-supported Ag thin films", Scr. Mater. 66, 915-918 (2012). (Download)

93.




J.M. Gregoire, P.J. McCluskey, D. Dale, S. Ding, J. Schroers, J.J. Vlassak, "Combining combinatorial nanocalorimetry and X-ray diffraction techniques to study the effects of composition and quench rate on Au–Cu–Si metallic glasses", Scr. Mater. 66, 178-181 (2012).(Download)

92.


Y. Hu, E.P. Chan, J.J. Vlassak, Z. Suo, “Poroelastic relaxation indentation of thin layers of gels”, J. Appl. Phys., 110 086103 (2011). (Download)

91.


Y. Motemani, P.J. McCluskey, C. Zhao, M. J. Tan, J.J. Vlassak, “Analysis of Ti-Ni-Hf shape memory alloys by combinatorial nanocalorimetry”, Acta Mater. (2011). (Download)

90.



K. Zhao, W.L. Wang, J. Gregoire, M. Pharr, Z. Suo, J.J. Vlassak, E. Kaxiras, “Lithium-assisted plastic deformation of silicon electrodes in lithium-ion batteries: a first-principles theoretical study”, Nano Lett. 11(7), 2962-7 (2011). (Download)

89.



G.D. Sim, S. Won, C.Y. Jin, I.Park, S.B. Lee, J.J. Vlassak, “Improving the stretchability of as-deposited Ag coatings on poly-ethylene-terephthalate substrates through use of an acrylic primer”, J. Appl. Phys. 109, 073511 (2011). (Download)

88.



P.J. McCluskey, C. Zhao, O. Kfir, J.J. Vlassak, “Precipitation and thermal fatigue in Ni-Ti-Zr shape memory alloy thin films by combinatorial nanocalorimetry”, Acta Mater., 59, 5116-5124 (2011). (Download)

87.


J.M. Knaup, H. Li, J.J. Vlassak, E. Kaxiras, "Influence of CH2 content and network defects on the elastic properties of organosilicate glasses", Phys. Rev. B 83, 054204 (2011). (Download)

86.


Y. Hu, X. Chen, G. M. Whitesides, J.J. Vlassak, Z. Suo, "Indentation of polydimethylsiloxane submerged in organic solvents", J. Mater. Res. 26(6), 785-795 (2011). (Download)

85.



K. Zhao, M. Pharr, S. Cai, J.J. Vlassak, Z. Suo, "Large plastic deformation in high-capacity lithium-ion batteries caused by charge and discharge", J. Am. Ceram. Soc., 1-10 (2011). (Download)

84.



P.J. McCluskey, J.J. Vlassak, "Glass transition and crystallization of amorphous Ni-Ti-Zr thin films by combinatorial nano-calorimetry", Scr. Mater. 64(073517), 264-267 (2011). (Download)

83.


K. Zhao, M. Pharr, J.J. Vlassak, Z. Suo, "Inelastic hosts as electrodes for high-capacity lithium-ion batteries", J. Appl. Phys. 109, 016110 (2011). (Download)

82.


K. Zhao, M. Pharr, J.J. Vlassak, Z. Suo, "Fracture of electrodes in lithium-ion batteries caused by fast charging", J. Appl. Phys. 108, 073517 (2010). (Download)

81.


H. Li, J.M. Knaup, E. Kaxiras, J.J. Vlassak, "Stiffening of organosilicate glasses by organic cross-linking", Acta Mater. 59, 44-52 (2011). (Download)

80.


P.J. McCluskey, J.J. Vlassak, "Combinatorial nanocalorimetry", J. Mater. Res. 25(11), 2086-2100 (2010). (Download)

79.



P.J. McCluskey, J.J. Vlassak, "Nano-thermal transport array: an instrument for combinatorial measurements of heat transfer in nanoscale films", Thin Solid Films 518(23), 7093-7106 (2010). (Download)

78.



T. Kniknie, Y. Bellouard, E. Homburg, H. Nijmeijer, X. Wang, J.J. Vlassak, "On the use of shape memory alloy thin films to tune the dynamic response of micro-cantilevers", J. Micromech. Microeng. 20, 015039 (2010).

77.



C.F. Karanikas, H. Li, J.J. Vlassak, J.J. Watkins, "Quantitative interfacial energy measurements of adhesion-promoted thin copper films by supercritical fluid deposition on barrier layers", J. Eng. Mater. Technol.-Transactions of the ASME 132(2), 021014 (2010). (Download)

76.


H. Li, N.X. Randall, J.J. Vlassak, "New methods of analyzing indentation experiments on very thin films", J. Mater. Res. 25(4), 728-734 (2010). (Download)

75.


N. Lu, Z. Suo, J.J. Vlassak, "The effect of film thickness on the failure strain of polymer-supported metal films", Acta Mater. 58, 1679-1687 (2010). (Download)

74.


Y. Hu, X. Zhao, J.J. Vlassak, Z. Suo, "Using indentation to characterize the poroelasticity of gels", Appl. Phys. Lett. 96, 121904 (2010). (Download)

73.


J.-Y. Sun, N. Lu, J. Yoon, K.-H. Oh, Z. Suo, J.J. Vlassak, "Inorganic islands on a highly stretchable polyimide substrate", J. Mater. Res. 24(11), 3338-3342 (2009). (Download)

72.   


X. Wang, J.J. Vlassak, "The effect of film thickness on the martensitic transformation in equi-atomic NiTi thin films constrained by substrates", submitted (2009). (Download)

71.


H. Li, T.Y. Tsui, J.J. Vlassak, "Water diffusion and fracture behavior in nanoporous low-k dielectric film stacks", J. Appl. Phys. 106, 033503 (2009). (Download)

70.


Y. Lin, T.Y. Tsui, J.J. Vlassak, "Adhesion degradation and water diffusion in nanoporous organosilicate glass thin film stacks", J. Electrochem. Soc. 157, G53-G56 (2010). (Download)

69.



N. Lu, X. Wang, Z. Suo, J.J. Vlassak, "Failure by simultaneous grain growth, strain localization, and interface debonding in metal films on polymer substrates",  J. Mater. Res. 24(2), 379-385 (2009). (Download)

68. 


H. Li, J.J. Vlassak, "Determining the elastic modulus and hardness of an ultra-thin film on a substrate using nanoindentation", J. Mater. Res. 24(3), (2009). (Download)

67.



F.L. Wei, C.L. Gan, T.L. Tan, C.S. Hau-Riege, A.P. Marathe, J.J. Vlassak, C.V. Thompson, "Electromigration-induced extrusion failures in Cu/low-k interconnects", J. Appl. Phys. 104, 023529 (2008). (Download)

66. 



Y. Lin, Y. Xiang, T.Y. Tsui, J.J. Vlassak, "PECVD low-permittivity organosilicate glass coatings: adhesion, fracture and mechanical properties", Acta. Mater. 56(17), 4932-4943 (2008). (Download

65. 


H. Li, Y. Lin, T.Y.Tsui, J.J. Vlassak, "The effect of porogen loading on the stiffness and fracture energy of brittle organosilicates", J. Mater. Res. 24(1), 107-116 (2009). (Download)

64.



H.-J. Kim, J.-H. Han, R. Kaiser, K.H. Oh, J.J. Vlassak, "High-throughput analysis of thin-film stresses using arrays of micromachined cantilever beams", Rev. Sci. Instrum. 79(4), 045112 (2008). (Download)

63.


N. Lu, X. Wang, Z. Suo, J.J. Vlassak, "Metal films on polymer substrates stretched beyond 50%", Appl. Phys. Lett. 91, 221909 (2007). (Download)

62.


X. Wang, M. Rein, J.J. Vlassak, "Crystallization kinetics of amorphous equiatomic NiTi thin films: effect of film thickness", J. Appl. Phys. 103, 023501 (2008). (Download)

61.


X. Wang, Y. Bellouard, Z.Y. Xue, J.J. Vlassak, "Thermal modeling of laser-annealing-induced crystallization of amorphous NiTi thin films", Appl. Phys. A 90, 689-694 (2008). (Download)

60.


H. Li, D.B. Farmer, R. G. Gordon, Y. Lin, J.J. Vlassak, "Vapor deposition of ruthenium from an amidinate precursor", J. Electrochem. Soc. 154, D642-D647 (2007). (Download)

59.



M. Zhao, X. Chen, Y. Xiang, J.J. Vlassak, D. Lee, N. Ogasawara, N. Chiba, Y.X. Gan, "Measuring elastoplastic properties of thin films on an elastic substrate using sharp indentation", Acta Mater. 55(18), 6260-6274 (2007). (Download)

58.


Y. Xiang, J. McKinnell, W.-M. Ang, J.J. Vlassak, "Measuring the fracture toughness of ultra-thin films with application to AlTa coatings", Int. J. Fract. 144(3), 173-179 (2007). (Download)

57.


J.-H. Kim, J.J. Vlassak, "Perturbation analysis of an undulating free surface in a multi-layered structure", Int. J. Solids Struct. 44, 7924-7937 (2007). (Download)

56.


 
X. Wang, Z.Y. Xue, Y. Bellouard, J.J. Vlassak, "Laser annealing of amorphous NiTi shape memory alloy thin films", Shape Memory and Superelastic Technologies (SMST) Proceedings, California (2006). (Download)

55.




D. Passeri, A. Bettucci, M. Germano, M. Rossi, A. Alippi, A. Fiori, E. Tamburri, S. Orlanducci, M.L. Terranova, J.J. Vlassak, "Local indentation modulus characterization via two contact resonance frequencies atomic force acoustic microscopy", Microelectron. Eng. 84(3), 490-494 (2007). (Download)

54.


J.-H. Kim and J.J. Vlassak, "T-stress of a bi-material strip under generalized edge loads", Int. J. Fract. (Letters section), 142(3-4), 315-322 (2006). (Download)

53.


Y. Lin, T.Y. Tsui, J.J. Vlassak, "Water diffusion and fracture in organosilicate glass film stacks", Acta Mater. 55, 2455-2464 (2007). (Download)

52.



P. J. McCluskey, J.J. Vlassak, "Parallel nano-differential scanning calorimetry: a new device for combinatorial analysis of complex nano-scale material systems", Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 924E, Z08-14(2006). (Download)

51.


Y. Kim, P. Chen, M.J. Aziz, D. Branton, J.J. Vlassak, "Focused ion beam induced deflections of freestanding thin films", J. Appl. Phys. 100, 104322 (2006). (Download)

50.


Y. Xiang, J.J. Vlassak, "Bauschinger and size effects in thin-film plasticity", Acta Mater. 54, 5449-5460 (2006). (Download)

49.



L. Nicola, Y. Xiang, J.J. Vlassak, E. Van der Giessen, A. Needleman, "Plastic deformation of freestanding thin films: experiments and modeling", J. Mech. Phys. Solids 54(10), 2089-2110 (2006). (Download)

48.



Y. Lin, T.Y. Tsui, J.J. Vlassak, "Octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane-based low-permittivity organosilicate coatings: composition, structure and polarizability", J. Electrochem. Soc. 153(7), F144-F152 (2006). (Download)

47.


T.Y. Tsui, A.J. McKerrow, J.J. Vlassak, "The effect of water diffusion on the adhesion of organosilicate glass film stacks", J. Mech. Phys. Solids 54(5), 887-903 (2006). (Download)

46.


Z. Suo, J.J. Vlassak, S. Wagner, "Micromechanics of macroelectronics", China Particuology 3(6), 321-328 (2005). (Download)

45.



T.Y. Tsui, J.J. Vlassak, K. Taylor, A.J. McKerrow, R. Kraft, "Effects of absorption of water and other reactive species on the fracture properties of organosilicate glass thin films", AMC Proceedings, 695-700 (2005). (Download)

44.


X. Wang, J.J. Vlassak, "Crystallization kinetics of amorphous NiTi shape memory alloy thin films", Scr. Mater. 54, 925-930 (2006). (Download)

43.



X. Chen, Y. Xiang, J.J. Vlassak, "A novel technique of measuring the mechanical properties of porous materials by nanoindentation: with application to low-k dielectric thin films", J. Mater. Res. 21(3), 715-724 (2006). (Download

42.



Y. Xiang, X. Chen, T.Y. Tsui, J.-I. Jang, J.J. Vlassak, "Mechanical properties of porous and fully dense low-k dielectric thin films measured by means of nanoindentation and the plane-strain bulge test technique", J. Mater. Res. 21(2), 386-395 (2006). (Download)

41.


Y. Xiang, T.Y. Tsui, J.J. Vlassak, "The mechanical properties of freestanding electroplated Cu thin films", J. Mater. Res. 21(6), 1607-1618 (2006). (Download)

40.


Y. Xiang, T. Li, Z. Suo, J.J. Vlassak, "High ductility of a metal film adherent on a polymer substrate", Appl. Phys. Lett. 87, 161910 (2005). (Download)

39.



X. Wang, Y. Bellouard, J.J. Vlassak, "Laser annealing of amorphous NiTi shape memory alloy thin films to locally induce shape memory properties", Acta Mater. 53(18), 4955-4961 (2005). (Download)

38.


T.Y. Tsui, A. J. McKerrow, J.J. Vlassak, "Constraint effects on cohesive failures in low-k dielectric thin films", Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 863, 3-10 (2005). (Download)

37.


T.Y. Tsui, A.J. McKerrow, J.J. Vlassak, "Constraint effects on thin film channel cracking behavior", J. Mater. Res. 20(9), 2266-2273 (2005). (Download)

36.


Y. Xiang, J.J. Vlassak, "Bauschinger effect in thin metal films", Scr. Mater. 53, 177-182 (2005). (Download)

35.


Y. Xiang, X. Chen, J.J. Vlassak, "The plane-strain bulge test for thin films", J. Mater. Res. 20(9), 2360-2370 (2005). (Download)

34.



Z. Li, R.G. Gordon, D.B. Farmer, Y. Lin, J. Vlassak, "Nucleation and adhesion of ALD copper on cobalt adhesion layers and tungsten nitride diffusion barriers", Electrochem. Solid-State Lett. 8(7), G182-G185 (2005). (Download)

33.


Y. Sugimura, I. Cohen-Karni, P. Mccluskey, J.J. Vlassak, "Stress evolution in sputter-deposited Fe-Pd shape-memory thin films", J. Mater. Res. 20 (9), 2279-2287 (2005). (Download)

32.



Y.-S. Jun, T. A. Kendall, S.T. Martin, C.M. Friend, J.J. Vlassak, "Heteroepitaxial nucleation and oriented growth of manganese oxide islands on carbonate minerals under aqueous conditions", Environ. Sci. Technol. 39(5), 1239-1249 (2005). (Download)

31.


J.J. Vlassak, Y. Lin, T.Y. Tsui, "Fracture of organosilicate glass thin films: environmental effects", Mater. Sci. Eng. A 391, 159-174 (2005). (Download)

30.




F. Khelfaoui, Y. Bellouard, T. Gessmann, X. Wang, J.J. Vlassak, M. Hafez, "An investigation of the oxidation of laser and furnace-annealed sputter-deposited Ni-Ti thin films using reflectivity measurements", Shape Memory and Superelastic Technologies (SMST) Proceedings 2004, Baden-Baden, Germany (2004). (Download)

29.



Y. Sugimura, T. Cohen-Karni, P. McCluskey, J.J. Vlassak, "Fabrication and characterization of Fe-Pd ferromagnetic shape-memory thin films", Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 785, D7.4.1 (2004). (Download)

28.



Y. Xiang, T.Y. Tsui, J.J. Vlassak, A.J. McKerrow, "Measuring the elastic modulus and ultimate strength of low-k dielectric materials by means of the bulge test", Proceeding of the International Interconnect Technology Conference (IITC) IEEE, 133-135 (2004). (Download)

27.



Y. Lin, J.J. Vlassak, T.Y. Tsui, A. J. McKerrow, "Subcritical delamination of dielectric and metal films from low-k organosilicate glass (OSG) thin films in buffered pH solutions", Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 795, 93-98 (2004). (Download)

26.




Y. Xiang, J.J. Vlassak, M.T. Perez-Prado, T.Y. Tsui, A.J. McKerrow, "The effects of passivation layer and film thickness on the mechanical behavior of freestanding electroplated Cu thin films with constant microstructure", Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 795, 417-422 (2004). (Download)

25.


X. Wang, A. Lai, J.J. Vlassak, Y. Bellouard, "Microstructure evolution of on-substrate NiTi shape memory alloy thin films", Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 795, 275-280 (2004). (Download)

24.


J.J. Vlassak, "A model for chemical-mechanical polishing of a material surface based on contact mechanics", J. Mech. Phys. Solids 52(4), 847-873 (2004). (Download)

23.



Y. Lin, J.J. Vlassak, T.Y. Tsui, A.J. McKerrow, "Environmental effects on subcritical delamination of dielectric and metal films from organosilicate glass (OSG) thin films", Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 766, E9.4 (2003). (Download)

22.



J.J. Vlassak, M. Ciavarella, J.R. Barber, X. Wang, "The indentation modulus of elastically anisotropic materials for indenters of arbitrary shape", J. Mech. Phys. Solids 51(9), 1701-1721 (2003). (Download)

21.


J.J. Vlassak, "Channel cracking in thin films on substrates of finite thickness", Int. J. Fract. 119(4), 299-312 (2003). (Download)

20.


M.T. Perez-Prado, J.J. Vlassak, "Texture evolution of Cu thin films during annealing", Mater. Sci. Forum 408(4), 1639-1644 (2002).

19.


M.T. Perez-Prado, J.J. Vlassak, "Microstructural evolution in electroplated Cu thin films", Scr. Mater. 47(12), 817-823 (2002). (Download)

18.



Y. Xiang, X. Chen, J.J. Vlassak, "The mechanical properties of electroplated Cu thin films measured by means of the bulge test technique", Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 695, L4.9 (2002) (Download)

17.



M. Ciavarella, G. Demelio, M. Schino, J.J. Vlassak, "The general 3D-hertzian contact problem for anisotropic materials", in Experimental Techniques and Design in Composite Materials 5, Key Engineering Materials 221-222, 281-292 (2002).

16.


J.J. Vlassak, "A contact-mechanics based model for dishing and erosion in chemical-mechanical polishing", Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc. 671, M4.6.1 (2001). (Download)

15.



X. Chen, J.J. Vlassak, "A numerical study on the measurements of thin film mechanical properties by means of nanoindentation", J. Mater. Res. 16(10), 2974-2982 (2001). (Download)

14.


T.Y. Tsui, J.J. Vlassak, W.D. Nix, "Indentation plastic displacement field: Part I. The case of soft films on hard substrates", J. Mater. Res. 14(6), 2204-2209 (1999).

13.


T.Y. Tsui, J.J. Vlassak, W.D. Nix, "Indentation plastic displacement field: Part II. The case of hard films on soft substrates" J. Mater. Res. 14(6), 2196-2203 (1999).

12.



K.W. McElhany, J.J. Vlassak, W.D. Nix, "Determination of indenter tip geometry and indentation contact area for depth-sensing indentation experiments", J. Mater. Res. 13(5), 1300-1306 (1998).

11.



J.J. Vlassak, T.Y. Tsui, W.D. Nix, "A new technique for visualizing the displacement field of indentations: the case of a soft film on a hard substrate", Mater. Res. Symp. Proc. 505, 71-76 (1998).

10.


S. Hsu, M. Dusa, J.J. Vlassak, C. Harker, M. Zimmerman, "Characterization and optimization of overlay targets for W CMP", Proc. SPIE, 360-370 (1998).

9.



J.J. Vlassak, M.D. Dror, W.D. Nix, "A simple technique for measuring the adhesion of brittle films to ductile substrates with application to diamond-coated titanium", J. Mater. Res. 12(7), 1900-1910 (1997).

8.


R.P. Vinci, J.J. Vlassak, "Mechanical behavior of thin films", Annu. Rev. Mater. Sci. 26, 431-462 (1996).

7.



V.M. Paviot, J.J. Vlassak, W.D. Nix, "Measuring the mechanical properties of thin metal films by means of bulge testing of micromachined windows", Mater. Res. Symp. Proc. 356, 579-584 (1995).

6.


J.J. Vlassak, W.D. Nix, "Measuring the elastic properties of anisotropic materials by means of indentation experiments", J. Mech. Phys. Solids 42(8), 1223-1245 (1994). (Download)

5.


J.J. Vlassak, W.D. Nix, "Indentation modulus of elastically anisotropic half spaces", Philos. Mag. A 67(5), 1045-1056 (1993).

4.


M.K. Small, J.J. Vlassak, S.F. Powel, B.J. Daniels, W.D. Nix, "Accuracy and reliability of bulge test experiments", Mater. Res. Symp. Proc. 308, 159-164 (1993).

3.


J.J. Vlassak, W.D. Nix, "A new bulge test technique for the determination of Young's modulus and Poisson's ratio of thin films", J. Mater. Res. 7(12), 3242-3249 (1992).

2.


M.K. Small, J.J. Vlassak, W.D. Nix, "Re-examining the bulge test: methods for improving accuracy and reliability", Mater. Res. Symp. Proc. 239, 493-498 (1992).

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J.J. Vlassak, T. Nakayama, T.J. Konno, W.D. Nix, "Structure and mechanical properties of Fe/Zr multilayers", Mater. Res. Symp. Proc. 239, 493-498 (1992).

 

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