Matthew J. Kramer

Scientist II
Address
225 Wilhelm Hall
The Ames Laboratory
Ames, IA 50011-3020
Phone 515-294-0276
Fax 515-294-4291
Email mjkramer@ameslab.gov

Research Interests

  • Materials properties of glass forming metallic alloys
  • Quasicrystals
  • High temperature intermetallics
  • High temperature superconductors
  • Ceramics and silicates with emphasis on electron microscopy and x-ray diffraction
  • Utilizing new characterization techniques to investigate the dynamics of phase transformations
  • Computer modeling of physical systems

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(Chronologically most recent on top)Education

  • Ph.D. Iowa State University, 1998
  • M.S. University of Rochester, 1983
  • B.S. University of Rochester, 1979

(Chronologically most recent on top)Professional Appointments

  • 2001 - present Group Leader, Materials Characterization/Metal & Ceramic Sciences Program
  • 1996 - present Scientist, Metallurgy and Ceramics Division, Ames Laboratory
  • 1989 - 1995 Associate Scientist, Metallurgy and Ceramics Division, Ames Laboratory

(Chronologically most recent on top)Honors & Awards

  • 1998 Co-recipient of the Materials Chemistry Outstanding Scientific Accomplishment Award for “Surface Properties of Quasicrystals”
  • 1997 Co-recipient of R & D 100, Nanocrystalline Composite Coercive Magnet Powders
  • 1996 Co-recipient of the Department of Energy Materials Science Award for Significant Implication for DOE Related Technologies in Metallurgy and Ceramics
  • 1995 Co-recipient of the Department of Energy Materials Science Award for Sustained Outstanding Research in Solid State Physics

(Chronologically most recent on top)Publications with the Ames Laboratory

2013
Golkar F; Kramer M J; Zhang Y; Skomski R; Sellmyer D J; Shield J E . 2013. Solubility extension and phase formation in gas-condensed Co-W nanoclusters. Journal of Nanoparticle Research. 15:1638. abstract
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Liu A C Y; Neish M J; Stokol G; Buckley G A; Smillie L A; de Jonge M D; Ott R T; Kramer M J; Bourgeois L . 2013. Systematic Mapping of Icosahedral Short-Range Order in a Melt-Spun Zr36Cu64 Metallic Glass. Physical Review Letters. 110:205505. abstract
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Dahlborg U; Besser M; Kramer M J; Morris J R; Calvo-Dahlborg M . 2013. Atomic dynamics in molten AlCu alloys of different compositions and at different temperatures by cold neutron scattering. Physica B-Condensed Matter. 412:50-60. abstract
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Calvo-Dahlborg M; Popel P S; Kramer M J; Besser M; Morris J R; Dahlborg U . 2013. Superheat-dependent microstructure of molten Al-Si alloys of different compositions studied by small angle neutron scattering. Journal of Alloys and Compounds. 550:9-22. abstract
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Dahlborg U; Kramer M J; Besser M; Morris J R; Calvo-Dahlborg M . 2013. Structure of molten Al and eutectic Al-Si alloy studied by neutron diffraction. Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids. 361:63-69. abstract
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Gao T R; Wu Y Q; Fackler S; Kierzewski I; Zhang Y; Mehta A; Kramer M J; Takeuchi I . 2013. Combinatorial exploration of rare-earth-free permanent magnets: Magnetic and microstructural properties of Fe-Co-W thin films. Applied Physics Letters. 102:022419. abstract
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Rong C B; Wang D P; Nguyen V V; Daniil M; Willard M A; Zhang Y; Kramer M J; Liu J P . 2013. Effect of selective Co addition on magnetic properties of Nd-2(FeCo)(14)B/alpha-Fe nanocomposite magnets. Journal of Physics D-Applied Physics. 46:045001. abstract
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2012
Mendelev M I; Kramer M J; Hao S G; Ho K M; Wang C Z . 2012. Development of interatomic potentials appropriate for simulation of liquid and glass properties of NiZr2 alloy. Philosophical Magazine. 92:4454-4469. abstract
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Mendelev M I; Kramer M J; Hao S G; Ho K M; Wang C Z . 2012. Computer simulation of the structure of MZr2 liquid and amorphous alloys. Philosophical Magazine. 92:4098-4112. abstract
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Tang W; Xing Q F; Dennis K W; Oster N T; Kramer M J; Anderson I E; McCallum R W . 2012. Anisotropic Hot-Deformed MRE-Fe-B Magnets With Zn Powder Addition (MRE = Nd plus Y plus Dy). IEEE Transactions on Magnetics. 48:3147-3149. abstract
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