Priv. Doz. Dr. Megan J. Cordill

Function: Vice Director
Room: 308
Phone: +43 (0) 3842-804-308
E-Mail: megan.cordill(at)


Complex Materials, Micro- and Nanomechanics, Micro- and Nanostructure Characterization


Nanoindentation, electro-mechanical in-situ testing, AFM, CLSM, electrical measurement, thin films, adhesion


Mechanics in Small Dimensions (Mechanik in kleinen Dimensionen), Übungen zu Materialkundliche Arbeitsverfahren


FLEX-E-TESTAdhesion Techniques for Films on Flexible SubstratesHigh cycle thermo-mechanical fatigue behavior of semiconductor thin filmsEPPL - Enhanced Power Pilot Line


  • Electro-mechanical behavior of Al/Mo bilayers studied with in situ straining methods
    P. Kreiml, M. Rausch, V.L. Terziyska, H. Koestenbauer, J. Winkler, C. Mitterer, M.J. Cordill
    Thin Solid Films665, 131-136 (2018)
  • Sputter deposition of Mo-based multicomponent thin films from rotatable targets: Experiment and simulation
    M. Rausch, M. Pavlovic, P. Kreiml, M.J. Cordill, J. Winkler, C. Mitterer
    Appl. Surf. Sci.455, 1029-1036 (2018)
  • Scratch induced thin film buckling for quantitative adhesion measurements
    A. Kleinbichler, M.J. Pfeifenberger, J. Zechner, S. Woehlert, M.J. Cordill
    Mater. Des.155, 203-211 (2018)
  • In-situ observations of the fracture and adhesion of Cu/Nb multilayers on polyimide substrates
    M.J. Cordill, A. Kleinbichler, B. Voelker, P. Kraker, D.R. Economy, D. Toebbens, C. Kirchlechner, M.S. Kennedy
    Mater. Sci. Eng. A-Struct. Mater. Prop. Microstruct. Process.735, 456-462 (2018)
  • Crack Initiation of Printed Lines Predicted with Digital Image Correlation
    C. Katsarelis, O. Glushko, C. Tonkin, M.S. Kennedy, M.J. Cordill
    JOM70, 1805-1810 (2018)
  • Molecularly grafted, structurally integrated multifunctional polymer thin films with improved adhesion
    A. Lassnig, N. Nakamura, T. Joerg, B. Reeja-Jayan, M.J. Cordill
    Surf. Coat. Technol.349, 963-968 (2018)
  • Mechanical Behavior at the Nanoscale: What's in your Toolbox?
    M.J. Cordill, C.R. Weinberger
    JOM70, 1065-1067 (2018)
  • Interfacial mutations in the Al-polyimide system
    B. Putz, G. Milassin, Y. Butenko, B. Voelker, C. Gammer, C. Semprimoschnig, M.J. Cordill
    Surf. Interface Anal.50, 579-586 (2018)
  • Two-stage cracking of metallic bi-layers on polymer substrates under tension
    B. Putz, C. May-Miller, V. Matl, B. Völker, D.M. Többens, C. Semprimoschnig, M.J. Cordill
    Scripta Materialia145, 5-8 (2018)
  • Precipitate strengthening and thermal stability in three component metallic nanolaminate thin films
    R.L. Schoeppner, A.A. Taylor, M.J. Cordill, H.M. Zbib, J. Michler, D.F. Bahr
    Mater. Sci. Eng. A-Struct. Mater. Prop. Microstruct. Process., 485-492 (2018)