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Yvonne Gerbig (Fed)

Mechanical Engineer

Research Interests

  • Development and application of methods and traceable techniques for quantitative measurements of mechanical properties at the micro and nanoscale
  • Development and application of indentation instruments with in-situ capabilities of optical and Raman microscopy
  • Development and application of piezospectroscopic measurements methods for nanoscale strain distribution in materials
Orcid: 0000-0002-8947-4215 (
In-situ Raman mapping during loading segment of Berkovich


2013 MSEL Distinguished Associate Award

Selected Publications

Indentation device for in situ Raman spectroscopic and optical studies

Yvonne B. Gerbig, Chris A. Michaels, Aaron M. Forster, John W. Hettenhouser, Walter E. Byrd, Dylan J. Morris, Robert F. Cook
Instrumented indentation is a widely used technique to study the mechanical behavior of materials at small length scales and thus has been exploited in


Created August 2, 2018, Updated December 8, 2022