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


  • Correlative microstructure and topography informed nanoindentation of copper films
    S. Bigl, T. Schöberl, S. Wurster, M.J. Cordill, D. Kiener
    Surface & Coatings Technology, 404-413 (2016)
  • Strain-induced phase transformation of a thin Co film on flexible substrates
    V.M. Marx, C. Kirchlechner, B. Breitbach, M.J. Cordill, D.M. Toebbens, T. Waitz, G. Dehm
    Acta Mater.121, 227-233 (2016)
  • Advanced 3D failure characterization in multi-layered PCBs
    E. Gruenwald, R. Hammer, J. Rosc, G.A. Maier, M. Baernthaler, M.J. Cordill, S. Brand, R. Nuster, T. Krivec, R. Brunner
    NDT E Int.84, 99-107 (2016)
  • Advanced characterisation of thermo-mechanical fatigue mechanisms of different copper film systems for wafer metallizations
    S. Bigl, S. Wurster, M.J. Cordill, D. Kiener
    Thin Solid Films612, 153-164 (2016)
  • Electromigration in Gold Films on Flexible Polyimide Substrates as a Self-healing Mechanism
    B. Putz, O. Glushko, M.J. Cordill
  • Effect of Microstructure on the Electro-Mechanical Behaviour of Cu Films on Polyimide
    J. Berger, O. Glushko, V.M. Marx, C. Kirchlechner, M.J. Cordill
    JOM68, 1640-1646 (2016)
  • The electro-mechanical behavior of sputter-deposited Mo thin films on flexible substrates
    T. Joerg, M.J. Cordill, R. Franz, O. Glushko, J. Winkler, C. Mitterer
    Thin Solid Films606, 45-50 (2016)
  • Relationship between mechanical damage and electrical degradation in polymer-supported metal films subjected to cyclic loading
    O. Glushko, A. Klug, E.J.W. List-Kratochvil, M.J. Cordill
    Mater. Sci. Eng. A-Struct. Mater. Prop. Microstruct. Process.662, 157-161 (2016)
  • Electro-Mechanical Testing of Conductive Materials Used in Flexible Electronics
    M.J. Cordill, O. Glushko, B. Putz
  • The effect of bending loading conditions on the reliability of inkjet printed and evaporated silver metallization on polymer substrates
    O. Glushko, M.J. Cordill, A. Klug, E.J.W. List-Kratochvil
    Microelectron. Reliab.56, 109-113 (2016)