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Mechanical Behavior of Cu-Co Multilayers


Abstract With the advancements in technology, it is now possible to synthesize new materials with specific microstructures, and enhanced mechanical and physical properties. One of the new class of materials are nanoscale metallic multilayers, often referred to as nanolaminates. Nanolaminates are composed of alternating, nanometer-thick layers of multiple materials (typically metals or ceramics), and exhibit very high strength, wear resistance and radiation tolerance. This thesis is focused on the fabrication and mechanical characterization of nanolaminates composed of Copper and Cobalt, two metals which are nearly immiscible across the entire composition range. The synthesis of these Cu-Co nanolaminates is performed using sputtering, a well-known an... (more)
Created Date 2019
Contributor Rajarajan, Santhosh Kiran (Author) / Rajagopalan, Jagannathan (Advisor) / Oswald, Jay (Committee member) / Solanki, Kiran (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Mechanical engineering / Behavior / Cobalt / Composite / Copper / MEMS / Thin films
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 47 pages
Language English
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Note Masters Thesis Mechanical Engineering 2019
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS


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