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Title: Note: A method for minimizing oxide formation during elevated temperature nanoindentation

Abstract

A standardized method to protect metallic samples and minimize oxide formation during elevated-temperature nanoindentation was adapted to a commercial instrument. Nanoindentation was performed on Al (100), Cu (100), and W (100) single crystals submerged in vacuum oil at 200 °C, while the surface morphology and oxidation was carefully monitored using atomic force microscopy (AFM) and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS). The results were compared to room temperature and 200 °C nanoindentation tests performed without oil, in order to evaluate the feasibility of using the oil as a protective medium. Extensive surface characterization demonstrated that this methodology is effective for nanoscale testing.

Authors:
;  [1];  [1];  [2]
  1. Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of Southern California, 3650 McClintock Avenue OHE430, Los Angeles, California 90089 (United States)
  2. (Mexico)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22314694
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Review of Scientific Instruments
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 85; Journal Issue: 9; Other Information: (c) 2014 AIP Publishing LLC; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA); Journal ID: ISSN 0034-6748
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY; ALUMINIUM; ATOMIC FORCE MICROSCOPY; COPPER; MONOCRYSTALS; MORPHOLOGY; NANOSTRUCTURES; OILS; OXIDATION; OXIDES; TEMPERATURE RANGE 0273-0400 K; TESTING; TUNGSTEN; X-RAY PHOTOELECTRON SPECTROSCOPY

Citation Formats

Cheng, I. C., Hodge, A. M., E-mail: ahodge@usc.edu, Garcia-Sanchez, E., and Facultad de Ingeniería Mecánica y Eléctrica, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Av. Universidad S/N, San Nicolás de los Garza, NL 66450. Note: A method for minimizing oxide formation during elevated temperature nanoindentation. United States: N. p., 2014. Web. doi:10.1063/1.4895006.
Cheng, I. C., Hodge, A. M., E-mail: ahodge@usc.edu, Garcia-Sanchez, E., & Facultad de Ingeniería Mecánica y Eléctrica, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Av. Universidad S/N, San Nicolás de los Garza, NL 66450. Note: A method for minimizing oxide formation during elevated temperature nanoindentation. United States. doi:10.1063/1.4895006.
Cheng, I. C., Hodge, A. M., E-mail: ahodge@usc.edu, Garcia-Sanchez, E., and Facultad de Ingeniería Mecánica y Eléctrica, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Av. Universidad S/N, San Nicolás de los Garza, NL 66450. Mon . "Note: A method for minimizing oxide formation during elevated temperature nanoindentation". United States. doi:10.1063/1.4895006.
@article{osti_22314694,
title = {Note: A method for minimizing oxide formation during elevated temperature nanoindentation},
author = {Cheng, I. C. and Hodge, A. M., E-mail: ahodge@usc.edu and Garcia-Sanchez, E. and Facultad de Ingeniería Mecánica y Eléctrica, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Av. Universidad S/N, San Nicolás de los Garza, NL 66450},
abstractNote = {A standardized method to protect metallic samples and minimize oxide formation during elevated-temperature nanoindentation was adapted to a commercial instrument. Nanoindentation was performed on Al (100), Cu (100), and W (100) single crystals submerged in vacuum oil at 200 °C, while the surface morphology and oxidation was carefully monitored using atomic force microscopy (AFM) and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS). The results were compared to room temperature and 200 °C nanoindentation tests performed without oil, in order to evaluate the feasibility of using the oil as a protective medium. Extensive surface characterization demonstrated that this methodology is effective for nanoscale testing.},
doi = {10.1063/1.4895006},
journal = {Review of Scientific Instruments},
issn = {0034-6748},
number = 9,
volume = 85,
place = {United States},
year = {2014},
month = {9}
}