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

2009
Hao S G; Kramer M J; Wang C Z; Ho K M; Nandi S; Kreyssig A; Goldman A I; Wessels V; Sahu K K; Kelton K F; Hyers R W; Canepari S M; Rogers J R . 2009. Experimental and ab initio structural studies of liquid Zr2Ni. Physical Review B. 79:104206. abstract
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Mendelev M I; Ott R T; Kramer M J; Sordelet D J . 2009. Determining strain in amorphous alloys: Uncertainties with analyzing structural changes during deformation. Journal of Applied Physics. 105:023509. abstract
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Mendelev M I; Kramer M J; Ott R T; Sordelet D J . 2009. Molecular dynamics simulation of diffusion in supercooled Cu-Zr alloys. Philosophical Magazine. 89:109-126. abstract
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2008
Tang Z H; Thom A J; Kramer M J; Akinc M . 2008. Characterization and oxidation behavior of silicide coating on multiphase Mo-Si-B alloy. Intermetallics. 16:1125-1133. abstract
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Rui X; Shield J E; Sun Z; Skomski R; Xu Y; Sellmyer D J; Kramer M J; Wu Y Q . 2008. Intra-cluster exchange-coupled high-performance permanent magnets. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials. 320:2576-2583. abstract
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Tang Z H; Kramer M J; Akinc M . 2008. Evaluation of phase equilibria in the Nb-rich portion of Nb-B system. Intermetallics. 16:255-261. abstract
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Kramer M J; Xu M; Ye Y Y; Sordelet D J; Morris J R . 2008. Phase stability and transformations in the Zr2NiCu1-x amorphous system. Metallurgical and Materials Transactions a-Physical Metallurgy and Materials Science. 39A:1847-1856. abstract
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Sordelet D J; Ott R T; Li M Z; Wang S Y; Wang C Z; Besser M F; Liu A C Y; Kramer M J . 2008. Structure of ZrxPt100-x (73 <= x <= 77) metallic Glasses. Metallurgical and Materials Transactions a-Physical Metallurgy and Materials Science. 39A:1908-1916. abstract
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Shin K Y; Laverock J; Wu Y Q; Condron C L; Toney M F; Dugdale S B; Kramer M J; Fisher I R . 2008. Charge density wave formation in R2Te5 (R=Nd, Sm, and Gd). Physical Review B. 77:165101. abstract
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Rong C B; Poudyal N; Chaubey G S; Nandwana V; Liu Y; Wu Y Q; Kramer M J; Kozlov M E; Baughman R H; Liu J P . 2008. High thermal stability of carbon-coated L1(0)-FePt nanoparticles prepared by salt-matrix annealing. Journal of Applied Physics. 103:07E131. abstract
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