Univ.-Prof. Dr. Jozef Keckes

Function: Vice Chair Material Physics / Group Leader
Room: 303
Phone: +43 (0) 3842-804-303
E-Mail: jozef.keckes(at)unileoben.ac.at


Micro- and Nanostructure Characterization and Micro- and Nanomechanics


In-situ X-ray scattering on micro- and nano-scaled materials, structure and mechanical properties of thin films, structure-property relationship in biological materials, application of synchrotron radiation, XRD, SAXS, WAXS, GISAXS


Materialkundliche Arbeitsverfahren/Metallkundliche Arbeitsverfahren, Seminar aus Werkstoffphysik I and II, Übungen zu Materialkundliche Arbeitsverfahren




  • Correlative cross-sectional characterization of nitrided, carburized and shot-peened steels: synchotron micro-X-ray diffraction analysis of stress, microstructure and phase gradients
    S. Bodner, M. Meindlhumer, T. Ziegelwanger, H. Winklmayr, T. Hatzenbichler, C. Schindelbacher, B. Sartory, M. Krobath, W. Ecker, N. Schell, J. Keckes
    Journal of Materials Research and Technology2021, 1396-1410 (2021)
  • Surface oxidation of nanocrystalline CVD TiB2 hard coatings revealed by cross-sectional nano-analytics and in-situ micro-cantilever testing
    D. Gruber, J. Zalesak, J. Todt, M. Tkadletz, B. Sartory, J. Suuronen, T. Ziegelwanger, C. Czettl, C. Mitterer, J. Keckes
    Surf. Coat. Technol.399, ARTN 126181 (2020)
  • Nanoindentation and microbending analyses of glassy and crystalline Zr (-Hf)-Cu thin-film alloys
    S. Haviar, T. Kozak, M. Meindlhumer, M. Zitek, K. Opatova, L. Kucerova, J. Keckes, P. Zeman
    Surf. Coat. Technol.399, ARTN 126139 (2020)
  • Nanoscale stress distributions and microstructural changes at scratch track cross-sections of a deformed brittle-ductile CrN-Cr bilayer
    M. Meindlhumer, J. Zalesak, W. Ecker, M. Rosenthal, S. Niese, P. Gawlitza, H. Hruby, C. Mitterer, R. Daniel, J. Keckes, J. Todt
    Mater. Des.195, ARTN 109023 (2020)
  • Multi-scale interface design of strong and damage resistant hierarchical nanostructured materials
    D. Rostilav, M. Meindlhumer, J. Zalesak, W. Baumegger, J. Todt, T. Ziegelwanger, J.F. Keckes, C. Mitterer, J. Keckes
    Mater. Des.196, ARTN 109169 (2020)
  • Extraordinary high-temperature behavior of electrically conductive Hf7B23Si22C6N40 ceramic film
    P. Zeman, S. Zuzjakova, R. Cerstvy, J. Houska, Y. Shen, J. Todt, J. Jiang, R. Daniel, J. Keckes, E. Meletis, J. Vlcek
    Surf. Coat. Technol.391, ARTN 125686 (2020)
  • Indentation response of a superlattice thin film revealed by in-situ scanning X-ray nanodiffraction
    J. Todt, C. Krywka, Z. Zhang, P. Mayrhofer, J. Keckes, M. Bartosik
    Acta Materialia195, 425-432 (2020)
  • Nanoscale evolution of stress concentrations and crack morphology in multilayered CrN coating during indentation: Experiment and simulation
    W. Ecker, J. Keckes, M. Krobath, J. Zalesak, R. Daniel, M. Rosenthal, J. Todt
    Mater. Des.188, ARTN 108478 (2020)
  • Nanoscale residual stress and microstructure gradients across the cutting edge area of a TiN coating on WC-Co
    M. Meindlhumer, N. Jäger, S. Spor, M. Rosenthal, J.F. Keckes, H. Hruby, C. Mitterer, R. Daniel, J. Keckes, J. Todt
    Scripta Materialia182, 11-15 (2020)
  • Non-destructive Testing of Thin Birch (Betula pendula Roth.) Veneers
    M. Pramreiter, A. Stadlmann, F. Linkeseder, J. Keckes, U. Mueller
    BioResources15, 1265-1281 (2020)