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


  • Methods to measure the adhesion of metal-polymer interfaces
    M.J. Cordill
  • The influence of a brittle Cr interlayer on the deformation behavior of thin Cu films on flexible substrates: Experiment and model
    V.M. Marx, F. Toth, A. Wiesinger, J. Berger, C. Kirchlechner, M.J. Cordill, F.D. Fischer, F.G. Rammerstorfer, G. Dehm
    Acta Mater.89, 278-289 (2015)
  • Following crack path selection in multifilm structures with weak and strong interfaces by in situ 4-point-bending
    B. Voelker, S. Venkatesan, W. Heinz, K. Matoy, R. Roth, J.M. Batke, M.J. Cordill, G. Dehm
    J. Mater. Res.30, 1090-1097 (2015)
  • Measuring electro-mechanical properties of thin films on polymer substrates
    M.J. Cordill, O. Glushko, J. Kreith, V.M. Marx, C. Kirchlechner
    Microelectron. Eng.137, 96-100 (2015)
  • Megan Cordill Finds "Piece" in Quilting
    M.J. Cordill
    JOM, 540-541 (2014)
  • Electrical Resistance Decrease Due to Grain Coarsening Under Cyclic Deformation
    O. Glushko, M.J. Cordill
    JOM, 598-601 (2014)
  • Recovery of electrical resistance in copper films on polyethylene terephthalate subjected to a tensile strain
    O. Glushko, V.M. Marx, C. Kirchlechner, I. Zizak, M.J. Cordill
    Thin Solid Films, 141-145 (2014)
  • Electrical Resistance of Metal Films on Polymer Substrates Under Tension
    O. Glushko, M.J. Cordill
    Experimental Techniques, 1-8 (2014)
  • Fragmentation testing for ductile thin films on polymer substrates
    M.J. Cordill, V.M. Marx
    Philosophical Magazine Letters, 618-624 (2013)
  • In-situ tensile straining of metal films on polymer substrates under an AFM
    M.J. Cordill, V.M. Marx