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Russell Maier

Materials Research Engineer

Point defects in materials affect the functional properties of devices.  My research is focused on developing experimental techniques such magnetic resonance, impedance spectroscopy, x-ray absorption spectroscopy and combining these measurements with fundamental physical models and first principles calculations to better understand the energetics and kinetics of point defects in order to provide insight on how to better compositionally design complex oxides for improved performance and reliability. 

Awards

Bayer Materials Science Graduate Fellowship                          September 08

R.E. Newnham Excellence in Graduate Research Award       April 13

NRC Postdoctoral Fellowship                                                           October 14

Publications

Quantitative Analysis of Oxidation State in Cerium Oxide Nanomaterials

Author(s)
Christopher M. Sims, Russell A. Maier, Aaron C. Johnston-Peck, Justin M. Gorham, Vincent A. Hackley, Bryant C. Nelson
Cerium oxide nanoparticles (nanoceria) are receiving increased attention from the research community due to the large number and wide range of their current and
Created November 5, 2019