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Terrell A. Vanderah
Phase equilibrium relationships in technically important ceramic oxide systems for communications, energy, medical, and optoelectronic applications
Inorganic non-molecular solid-state chemistry with emphasis on crystal chemistry and the interdependence of crystal structure, chemical composition, and physical properties
Postdoctoral Research Opportunities
Knowledge of phase relationships and the structures of phases is essential for developing structure-property relationships of advanced materials and for optimizing the processing of materials to minimize cost while controlling useful properties. This research opportunity involves experimental measurement of phase equilibrium relationships in complex oxide systems of interest for electronic or other functional properties. Studies focus on ceramic systems pertinent to critically enabling materials for technologies such as communications, energy, medical, and optoelectronic. The technical approach includes synthesis and characterization using X-ray and other diffraction methods. For more information...
Awards and Honors
Fellow, the American Ceramic Society, 2009
Judson C. French Award, NIST, 2007
Spriggs Phase Equilibria Award, The American Ceramic Society, 2006
Equal Opportunity/Diversity Award, NIST, 2003
Alan Berman Research Publication Award, Naval Research Laboratory, 1995
The Technical Director's Award for Outstanding Technical Accomplishment, Naval Weapons Center, 1988