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


  • 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)
  • 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)