Priv. Doz. Dr. Megan J. Cordill

Function: Group Leader
Room: 102
Phone: +43(0)3842-804-102
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


  • Crack deflecting microstructure for improved electro-mechanical lifetimes of flexible systems
    M.J. Cordill, T. Joerg, O. Glushko, R. Franz, C. Mitterer
    Mater. Lett.244, 47-49 (2019)
  • Garnet-Polymer Composite Electrolytes: New Insights on Local Li-Ion Dynamics and Electrodeposition Stability with Li Metal Anodes
    J. Zagorski, J. Miguel Lopez del Amo, M.J. Cordill, F. Aguesse, L. Buannic, A. Llordes
    ACS APPLIED ENERGY MATERIALS2, 1734-1746 (2019)
  • Electromechanical properties of cathodic arc deposited high entropy alloy thin films on polymer substrates
    A. Xia, O. Glushko, M.J. Cordill, R. Franz
    J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A37, ARTN 010601 (2019)
  • Compressive and tensile bending of sputter deposited Al/Mo bilayers
    P. Kreiml, M. Rausch, V. Terziyska, J. Winkler, C. Mitterer, M.J. Cordill
    Scripta Materialia, 367-271 (2018)
  • 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)