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


  • Exceptional fracture resistance of ultrathin metallic glass films due to an intrinsic size effect
    O. Glushko, M. Muehlbacher, C. Gammer, M.J. Cordill, C. Mitterer, J. Eckert
    Scientic Reports9, ARTN 8281 (2019)
  • 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)
  • Compressive and tensile bending of sputter deposited Al/Mo bilayers
    P. Kreiml, M. Rausch, V. Terziyska, J. Winkler, C. Mitterer, M. Cordill
    Scripta Materialia162, 367-371 (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)