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


  • Robust mechanical performance of chromium-coated polyethylene terephthalate over a broad range of conditions
    T.A.A. Cordill Megan Jo
    Philosophical Magazine, 3346-3362 (2012)
  • On the limits of the interfacial yield model for fragmentation testing of brittle films on polymer substrates
    C.M.J. Taylor Aidan A.
    Philosophical Magazine, 3363-3380 (2012)
  • Elektronik für die Westentasche
    M.J. Cordill
    Thema "Das Forschungsmagazin der ÖAW", 46-47 (2012)
  • Thickness Effects on the Fracture of Chromium Films on Polyethylene Terephthalate
    T.A. Cordill Megan Jo
    Berg- und Hüttenmännische Monatshefte (BHM), 434-437 (2011)
  • The effect of temperature and strain rate on the periodic cracking of amorphous AlxOy films on Cu
    E.V. Taylor Aidan
    Surface & Coatings Technology, 1855-1859 (2011)
  • Interface failure and adhesion measured by focused ion beam cutting of metal–polymer interfaces
    S.K. Cordill Megan Jo
    Philosophical Magazine Letters, 530-536 (2011)
  • Probing the Strain Hardening Response of Small Wear Volumes with Nanoindentation
    M.N.R. Cordill Megan Jo
    Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 2226-2232 (2011)
  • The effect of film thickness variations in periodic cracking: Analysis and experiments
    E.V. Taylor Aidan
    Surface & Coatings Technology, 1830-1836 (2011)
  • Microstructure and adhesion of as-deposited and annealed Cu/Ti films on polyimide
    T.A. Cordill Megan Jo
    International Journal of Materials Research (formerly Z. Metallkd.), 729-734 (2011)
  • Cordill, Megan; Taylor, Aidan; Schalko, Johannes; Dehm, Gerhard (2011) Microstructure and adhesion of as-deposited and annealed Cu/Ti films on polyimide. International Journal of Materials Research, Bd. 102 (6), S. 729-734.