Ryan T. Ott

Associate Scientist
Address
106 Metals Development
The Ames Laboratory
Ames, IA 50011-3020
Phone 515-294-3616
Fax 515-294-8727
Email rtott@ameslab.gov

Research Interests

  • Synthesis, structure, and mechanical behavior of amorphous and nanostructured alloys and composites
  • Synchrotron radiation studies of the atomic structure and phase transformations of amorphous alloys
  • Using x-ray scattering to examine the atomic-scale and micromechanical deformation behavior of amorphous and nanostructured alloys

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(Chronologically most recent on top)Education

  • Ph.D. Materials Science and Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 2004
  • M. S. Materials Science and Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 2003
  • B.S. Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Michigan Technological University, 1999

(Chronologically most recent on top)Professional Appointments

  • 2007 - present Principal Investigator, Associate Scientist, Ames Laboratory (USDOE)
  • 2005 - 2007 Postdoctoral Associate, Ames Laboratory (USDOE)

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

2009
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
Ott R T; Yang X Y; Guyer D E; Chauhan S; Sordelet D J . 2008. Synthesis of high-strength W-Ta ultrarine-grain composites. Journal of Materials Research. 23:133-139. 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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Mendelev M I; Ott R T; Heggen M; Feuerebacher M; Kramer M J; Sordelet D J . 2008. Deformation behavior of an amorphous Cu64.5Zr35.5 alloy: A combined computer simulation and experimental study. Journal of Applied Physics. 104:123532. abstract
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Ott R T; Heggen M; Feuerbacher M; Park E S; Kim D H; Kramer M J; Besser M F; Sordelet D J . 2008. Anelastic strain and structural anisotropy in homogeneously deformed Cu64.5Zr35.5 metallic glass. Acta Materialia. 56:5575-5583. abstract
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Wang S Y; Wang C Z; Li M Z; Huang L; Ott R T; Kramer M J; Sordelet D J; Ho K M . 2008. Short- and medium-range order in a Zr73Pt27 glass: Experimental and simulation studies. Physical Review B. 78:184204. abstract
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2007
Mendelev M I; Rehbein D K; Ott R T; Kramer M J; Sordelet D J . 2007. Computer simulation and experimental study of elastic properties of amorphous Cu-Zr alloys. Journal of Applied Physics. 102:093518. abstract
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Kramer M J; Ott R T; Sordelet D J . 2007. Anisotropic atomic structure in a homogeneously deformed metallic glass. Journal of Materials Research. 22:382-388. abstract
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Sordelet D J; Besser M F; Ott R T; Zimmerman B J; Porter W D; Gleeson B . 2007. Isothermal nature of martensite formation in Pt-modified beta-NiAl alloys. Acta Materialia. 55:2433-2441. abstract
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