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Search Publications by: Yvonne Gerbig (Fed)

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Two-Dimensional Strain-Mapping by Electron Backscatter Diffraction and Confocal Raman Spectroscopy

November 27, 2017
Andrew J. Gayle, Lawrence Henry Friedman, Ryan Beams, Brian G. Bush, Yvonne B. Gerbig, Chris A. Michaels, Mark D. Vaudin, Robert F. Cook
The strain field surrounding a spherical indentation in silicon is mapped in two dimensions (2- D) using electron backscatter diffraction (EBSD) cross-correlation and confocal Raman spectroscopy techniques. The 200 mN indentation created a 4 m diameter

Assessing Electron Backscattered Diffraction and Confocal Raman Microscopy Strain Mapping Using Wedge-indented Si

February 17, 2016
Lawrence Henry Friedman, Mark D. Vaudin, Stephan J. Stranick, Gheorghe Stan, Yvonne B. Gerbig, William Alexander Osborn, Robert F. Cook
The accuracy of electron backscattered diffraction (EBSD) and confocal Raman microscopy (CRM) for small-scale strain mapping are assessed using the multi-axial strain field surrounding a wedge indentation in Si as a test vehicle. The strain field is

Accurate Spring Constant Calibration for very Stiff Atomic Force Microscopy Cantilevers

November 26, 2013
Scott Grutzik, Richard S. Gates, Yvonne B. Gerbig, Douglas T. Smith, Robert F. Cook, Alan Zehnder
There are many atomic force microscopy (AFM) applications that rely on quantifying the force between the AFM cantilever tip and the sample. The AFM does not explicitly measure force, however, so in such cases knowledge of the cantilever stiffness is

Indentation device for in situ Raman spectroscopic and optical studies

December 12, 2012
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 particular for metals, ceramics, glasses, and polymers. Mechanical tests of bulk materials, microscopic


June 27, 2012
Paul Constantino, James J. Lee, Yvonne Gerbig, Adam Hartstone-Rose, Mauricio Talebi, Brian R. Lawn, Peter Lucas
Primate teeth adapt to the physical properties of foods in a variety of ways including changes in occlusal morphology, enamel thickness, and overall size. We conducted a comparative study of extant primates to examine whether their teeth also adapt to

High Confidence Level Calibration for AFM Based Fracture Testing of Nanobeams

June 11, 2012
Scott Grutzik, Richard S. Gates, Yvonne B. Gerbig, Robert F. Cook, Melissa Hines, Alan Zehnder
When designing micro- or nanoelectromechanical systems, (MEMS and NEMS), it is important to consider whether structural elements will withstand loads experienced during operation. Fracture behavior at length scales present in MEMS and NEMS is much di erent

Improving Fatigue Strength of Alumina through Surface Grading

May 9, 2011
Yvonne B. Gerbig, Linlin Ren, Lela Liu, Sanjit Bhowmick, Malvin Janal, Van Thompson, Yu Zhang
Porcelain veneered alumina crown restorations often fail from bulk fracture resulting from radial cracks that initiate at the cementation surface with repeated flexure of the stiffer crown layers on the soft dentin support. We hypothesize that bulk

Measurement of residual stress field anisotropy at indentations in silicon

June 23, 2010
Yvonne B. Gerbig, Stephan J. Stranick, Robert F. Cook
The residual stress field around spherical indentations on single crystal silicon (Si) of different crystallographic orientation is mapped by confocal Raman microscopy. All orientations exhibit an anisotropic stress pattern with an orientation specific

Combinatorial study of the crystallinity boundary in the HfO2-TiO2-Y2O3 system using pulsed laser deposition library thin films

May 16, 2008
Peter K. Schenck, Jennifer L. Klamo, Nabil Bassim, Peter G. Burke, Yvonne B. Gerbig, Martin L. Green
HfO2-TiO2-Y2O3 is an interesting high-k dielectric system. Combinatorial library films of this system enable the study of the role of composition on phase formation as well as optical and mechanical properties. A library film of this system deposited at