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


  • Mechanical and optical degradation of flexible optical solar reflectors during simulated low earth orbit thermal cycling
    B. Putz, S. Wurster, T.E.J. Edwards, B. Voelker, G. Milassin, D.M. Toebbens, C.O.A. Semprimoschnig, M.J. Cordill
    Acta Astronaut.175, 277-289 (2020)
  • Sputter deposition of NiW films from a rotatable target
    M. Rausch, M. Golizadeh, P. Kreiml, M. Cordill, J. Winkler, C. Mitterer
    Appl. Surf. Sci.511, ARTN 145616 (2020)
  • Angular resolved mass-energy analysis of species emitted from a dc magnetron sputtered NiW-target
    M. Rausch, S. Mraz, P. Kreiml, M. Cordill, J. Schneider, J. Winkler, C. Mitterer
    J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A38, ARTN 023401 (2020)
  • The sputter performance of an industrial-scale planar Mo-target over its lifetime: Target erosion and film properties
    M. Rausch, A. Sabag, K. Pichler, G. Gruber, J. Köstenbauer, H. Köstenbauer, P. Kreiml, M. Cordill, J. Winkler, C. Mitterer
    Surface & Coatings Technology381, ARTN 125174 (2019)
  • Biegsames Glas statt Scherben
    M. Cordill
    Kronen Zeitung, 19 (2019)
  • Highly ductile amorphous oxide at room temperature and high strain rate
    E. Frankberg, J. Kalikka, F. Ferre, L. Joly-Pottuz, T. Salminen, J. Hintikka, M. Hokka, S. Koneti, T. Douillard, B. Le Saint, P. Kreiml, M. Cordill, T. Epicier, D. Stauffer, M. Vanazzi, L. Roiban, J. Akola, F. Di Fonzo, E. Levanen, K. Masenelli-Varlot
    Science366, 864-869 (2019)
  • New Developments in Nanomechanical Methods
    J. Wharry, M. Cordill
    JOM71, 3340-3342 (2019)
  • Microstructural characterization of medium entropy alloy thin films
    N. Chawake, J. Zalesak, C. Gammer, R. Franz, M. Cordill, J. Kim, J. Eckert
    Scripta Materialia177, 22-26 (2019)
  • Correlation of mechanical damage and electrical behavior of Al/Mo bilayers subjected to bending
    P. Kreiml, M. Rausch, V. Terziyska, H. Koestenbauer, J. Winkler, C. Mitterer, M. Cordill
    Thin Solid Films687, UNSP 137480 (2019)
  • A Novel Setup for In Situ Monitoring of Thermomechanically Cycled Thin Film Metallizations
    S. Moser, G. Zernatto, M. Kleinbichler, M. Nelhiebel, J. Zechner, M. Cordill, R. Pippan
    The Minerals, Metals & Materials SocietyJOM, ARTN: 1543-1851 (2019)