Matthew J. Kramer

Scientist II
225 Wilhelm Hall
The Ames Laboratory
Ames, IA 50011-3020
Phone 515-294-0276
Fax 515-294-4291

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

Wu S; Kramer M J; Fang X W; Wang S Y; Wang C Z; Ho K M; Ding Z J; Chen L Y . 2011. Structural and dynamical properties of liquid Cu(80)Si(20) alloy studied experimentally and by ab initio molecular dynamics simulations. Physical Review B. 84:134208. abstract
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Reiken J R; Anderson I E; Kramer M J . 2011. Innovative Powder Processing of Oxide Dispersion Strengthened (ODS) Ferritic Stainless Steels. Advances in Powder Metallurgy & Particulate Material — 2011. 1:31. abstract
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Liu A C Y; Paganin D M; Bourgeois L; Nakashima P N H; Ott R T; Kramer M J . 2011. Quantitative microscopic measurement of void distribution in shear bands in Zr(66.7)Cu(33.3) metallic glass. Physical Review B. 84:094201. abstract
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Rong C B; Zhang Y; Poudyal N; Szlufarska I; Hebert R J; Kramer M J; Liu J P . 2011. Self-nanoscaling of the soft magnetic phase in bulk SmCo/Fe nanocomposite magnets. Journal of Materials Science. 46:6065-6074. abstract
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Zhang Y; Kramer M J; Banerjee D; Takeuchi I; Liu J P . 2011. Transmission electron microscopy study on Co/Fe interdiffusion in SmCo(5)/Fe and Sm(2)Co(7)/Fe/Sm(2)Co(7) thin films. Journal of Applied Physics. 110:053914. abstract
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Huang L; Fang X W; Wang C Z; Kramer M J; Ding Z J; Ho K M . 2011. Medium-range icosahedral order in quasicrystal-forming Zr2Pd binary metallic glass. Applied Physics Letters. 98:231906. abstract
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Mauro N A; Wessels V; Bendert J C; Klein S; Gangopadhyay A K; Kramer M J; Hao S G; Rustan G E; Kreyssig A; Goldman A I; Kelton K F . 2011. Short- and medium-range order in Zr80Pt20 liquids. Physical Review B. 83:184109. abstract
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Kalay I; Kramer M J; Napolitano R E . 2011. High-Accuracy X-Ray Diffraction Analysis of Phase Evolution Sequence During Devitrification of Cu50Zr50 Metallic Glass. Metallurgical and Materials Transactions a-Physical Metallurgy and Materials Science. 42A:1144-1153. abstract
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Rong C B; Zhang Y; Poudyal N; Wang D P; Kramer M J; Liu J P . 2011. Bulk SmCo5/alpha-Fe nanocomposite permanent magnets fabricated by mould-free Joule-heating compaction. Journal of Applied Physics. 109:07a735. abstract
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Wu Y Q; Tang W; Dennis K W; Oster N; McCallum R W; Anderson I E; Kramer M J . 2011. Effective grain pinning revealed by nanoscale electron tomography. Journal of Applied Physics. 109:07a705. abstract
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