Melanie J Kirkham

Melanie Kirkham

Melanie J Kirkham

Scientific Associate


“Lattice Dynamics and Thermal Transport in Multiferroic CuCrO2” Dipanshu Bansal, Jennifer L. Niedziela, Andrew F. May, Ayman Said, Georg Ehlers, Douglas L. Abernathy, Ashfia Huq, Melanie Kirkham, Haidong Zhou, Olivier Delaire, Physical Review B, v.95, p. 054306 (2017).

“Determination of Bulk and Surface Atomic Arrangement in Ni-Zn Gamma Brass Phase at Different Ni to Zn Ratios” Charles S. Spanjers, Anish Dasgupta, Melanie Kirkham, Blake A. Burger, Gaurav Kumar, Michael J. Janik and Robert M. Rioux, Chemisty of Materials, v. 29, no. 2, p. 504-512 (2017).

"Synthesis of a Ferrolite: A Zeolitic All-Iron Framework" Latshaw, A. M., Chance, W. M., Morrison, G., zur Loye, K. D., Wilkins, B. O., Smith, M. D., … zur Loye, H.-C. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, vol. 55, no. 42, p. 13195–13199 (2016).

“Structural Phase Transition and Phonon Instability in Cu12Sb4S13” A.F. May, O. Delaire, J.L. Niedziela, E. Lara-Curzio, M.A. Susner, D.L. Abernathy, M. Kirkham and M.A. McGuire, Physical Review B, v. 93, p. 064104 (2016).

“Structural and electrolyte properties of Li4P2S6” Zachary Hood, Cameron Kates, Melanie Kirkham, Shiba Adhikari, Chengdu Liang and N.A.W. Holzwarth, Solid State Ionics, v. 284, p.61-70 (2016).

“Neutron and X-ray Powder Diffraction Study of Skutterudite Thermoelectrics” H. Wang, M.J. Kirkham, T.R. Watkins, E.A. Payzant, J.R. Salvador, A.J. Thompson, J. Sharp, David Brown and David Miller, Powder Diffraction, v. 31, p. 16-22 (2016).

“Thermoelectric properties of Au-containing type-I clathrates Ba8ZuxGa16-3xGe30+2x” Zuxin Ye, Jung Young Cho, Misle M. Tessema, James R. Salvador, Richard A. Waldo, Jihui Yang, Hsin Wang, W. Cai, M.J. Kirkham, Jiong Yang and Wenqing Zhang, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, v. 587, p. 747-754 (2014).

“High Temperature X-ray Studies of Mayenite Synthesized Using the Citrate Sol-Gel Method” Sabina N. Ude, Claudia J. Rawn, Roberta A. Peascoe, Melanie J. Kirkham, Gregory L. Jones and E. Andrew Payzant, Ceramics International, v. 40, no. 1, p. 1117 (2014).

“The thermal expansion coefficient as a key design parameter for thermoelectric materials and its relationship to processing-dependent bloating” Jennifer E. Ni, Eldon D. Case, Robert D. Schmidt, Chun-I Wu, Timothy P. Hogan, Rosa M. Trejo, Melanie J. Kirkham, Edgar Lara-Curzio and Mercouri G. Kanatzidis, Journal of Materials Science, v. 48, p. 6233-6244 (2013).

“Influence of Atomic Layer Deposition Temperatures on TiO2/n-Si MOS Capacitor” D. Wei, T. Hossain, N. Y. Garces, N. Nepal, H. M. Meyer III, M. J. Kirkham, C. R. Eddy Jr. and J. H. Edgar, ECS Journal of Solid State Science and Technology, v. 2, no. 5, p.N110-N114 (2013).

“Microstructural evolution in two alkali multicomponent silicate glasses as a result of long-term exposure to solid oxide fuel cell environments” Amit Shyam, Rosa Trejo, Dana McClurg, Alexander Ladouceur, Melanie Kirkham, Xueyan Song, Jane Howe and Edgar Lara-Curzio, Journal of Materials Science, v. 48, p. 5880-5898 (2013).

“Effects of Combined Diffusion Treatments and Cold Working on the Sliding Friction and Wear Behavior of Ti-6Al-4V” Dinesh G. Bansal, Melanie Kirkham and Peter J. Blau, Wear, v. 302, no.1-2, p. 837-844 (2013).

“Structure-transformation-induced abnormal thermoelectric properties in semiconductor copper selenide” Huili Liu, Xun Shi, Melanie Kirkham, Hsin Wang, Qiang Li, Ctirad Uher, Wenqing Zhang and Lidong Chen, Materials Letters, v. 93, p. 121-124 (2013).

“Effect of Thermal Processing on the Microstructure and Composition of Cu:Sb:Se Compounds” Paul Majsztrik, Melanie Kirkham, Valerie Garcia Negron, Edgar Lara-Curzio, Eric Skoug and Donald Morelli, Journal of Materials Science, v. 48, no. 5, p.2188-2198 (2013).

“The Coefficients of Thermal Expansion of Boron Arsenide (B12As2) Between 25°C and 850°C” C.E. Whiteley, M.J. Kirkham and J. H. Edgar, Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids, v. 74, p. 673-676 (2013).

“Physical and Mechanical Properties of Barium Alkali Silicate Glasses for SOFC Sealing Applications” Rosa Trejo, Edgar Lara-Curzio, Amit Shyam, Melanie Kirkham, Valerie Garcia-Negron and Yanli Wang, International Journal of Applied Glass Science, v. 3, no. 4, p. 369-379 (2012).

“Characterization of Impurity Doping and Stress in Si/Ge and Ge/Si Core-Shell Nanowires” Naoki Fukata, Masanori Mitome, Takashi Sekiguchi, Yoshio Bando, Melanie Kirkham, Jung-Il Hong, Zhong Lin Wang and Robert Snyder, ACS Nano, v. 6, no.10, p. 8887-8895 (2012).

“Ab Initio Determination of Crystal Structures of the Thermoelectric Material MgAgSb” Melanie Kirkham, Antonio Dos Santos, Claudia Rawn, Edgar Lara-Curzio, Jeff W. Sharp and Alan Thompson, Physical Review B, v. 85, p. 144120 (2012).

“In Situ XRD of Thin Film Tin Electrodes for Lithium Ion Batteries” Kevin Rhodes, Roberta Meisner, Melanie Kirkham, Nancy Dudney and Claus Daniel, Journal of The Electrochemical Society, v. 159, p. A294-299 (2012).

“The Temperature Dependence of Thermal Expansion of p-Type Ce0.9Fe3.5Co0.5Sb12 and n-Type Co0.95Pd0.05Te0.05Sb3 Skutterudite Thermoelectric Materials” Robert Schmidt, Eldon Case, Jennifer Ni, Jeffrey Sakamoto, Rosa Trejo, Edgar Lara-Curzio, Andrew Payzant, Melanie Kirkham and Roberta Meisner, Philosophical Magazine, v. 92, no. 10, p.1261-1286, (2012).

“The Role of Boron Segregation in Enhanced Thermoelectric Power Factor of CoSi1-xBx Alloys” Hui Sun, Donald T. Morelli, Melanie J. Kirkham, Harry M. Meyer III and Edgar Lara-Curzio, Journal of Applied Physics, v. 110, p. 123711 (2011).

“Lattice Thermal Conductivity of the Cu3SbSe4-Cu3SbS4 Solid Solution” Eric Skoug, Jeffrey Cain, Donald Morelli, Melanie Kirkham, Paul Majsztrik and Edgar Lara-Curzio, Journal of Applied Physics, v. 110, p. 023501 (2011).

“Novel Cell Design for Combined In situ Acoustic Emission and X-Ray Diffraction Study During Electrochemical Cycling of Batteries” Kevin Rhodes, Melanie Kirkham, Roberta Meisner, Chad Parish, Nancy Dudney and Claus Daniel, Review of Scientific Instruments, v. 82, p. 075107 (2011).

“Doping Effects on the Thermoelectric Properties of Cu3SbSe4” Eric Skoug, Jeffrey D. Cain, Donald Morelli, Paul Majsztrik, Melanie Kirkham and Edgar Lara-Curzio, Science of Advanced Materials Special Issue on Advanced Thermoelectric Materials and Devices, vol. 3, no. 4, p.602-606 (2011).

“High-Temperature Order/Disorder Transition in the Thermoelectric Cu3SbSe3” Melanie Kirkham, Paul Majsztrik, Erick Skoug, Donald Morelli, Hsin Wang, Wallace D. Porter, E. Andrew Payzant and Edgar Lara-Curzio, Journal of Materials Research focus issue on Advances in Thermoelectric Materials, v. 26, no. 15, p. 2001-2005 (2011).

“Extremely Durable High-Rate Capability of the LiNi0.4Mn0.4Co0.2O2 Cathode Enabled with Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes” Chunmei Ban, Zheng Li, Zhuangchun Wu, Melanie Kirkham, Le Chen, Yoonseok Jung, Andrew Payzant, Yanfa Yan, Stanley Whittingham and Anne Dillon, Advanced Energy Materials, v. 1, no. 1, p. 58-62 (2011).

“Doping and Raman Characterization of Boron and Phosphorus Atoms in Germanium Nanowires” Naoki Fukata, Keisuke Sato, Masanori Mitome, Yoshio Bando, Takashi Sekiguchi, Melanie Kirkham, Jung-Il Hong, Zhong Lin Wang and Robert L. Snyder, ACS Nano, v. 4, pp.3807-16 (2010).

“Tracking the Catalyzed Growth Process of Nanowires by In-Situ X-Ray Diffraction” Melanie Kirkham, Zhong Lin Wang and Robert L. Snyder, Journal of Applied Physics, v. 108, p. 014304 (2010).

“Crystallite Sizes and Lattice Constants of Nano-Biomagnetite Particles” Ji-Won Moon, Adam Rondinone, Claudia Rawn, Wei Wang, Hojatollah Vali, Lucas Yeary, Lonnie Love, Melanie Kirkham, Baohua Gu and Tommy Phelps, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, v. 10, pp.8298-8306 (2010).

“Patterned Growth of Vertically Aligned ZnO Nanowire Arrays on Inorganic Substrates at Low Temperature without Catalyst” Sheng Xu, Yaguang Wei, Melanie Kirkham, Jin Liu, Wenjie Mai, Dragomir Davidovic, Robert L. Snyder and Zhong Lin Wang, Journal of the American Chemical Society, v. 130, p. 14958 (2008).

“Density-Controlled, Solution-Based Growth of ZnO Nanorod Arrays via Layer-by-Layer Polymer Thin Films for Enhanced Field Emission” B. Weintraub, S. Chang, S. Singamaneni, W.H. Han, Y.J. Choi, J. Bae, M. Kirkham, V.V. Tsukruk and Y. Deng, Nanotechnology, v. 19, p. 435302 (2008).

“In-Situ Growth Kinetics of ZnO Nanobelts” Melanie Kirkham, Zhong Lin Wang and Robert L. Snyder, Nanotechnology, v. 19, p. 445708 (2008).

“Solid Au Nanoparticles as a Catalyst for Growing Aligned ZnO Nanowires: A New Understanding of the Vapour–Liquid–Solid Process” Melanie Kirkham, Xudong Wang, Zhong Lin Wang and Robert L. Snyder, Nanotechnology, v. 18, p. 365304 (2007).

“Magnetic Response of Microbially Synthesized Transition Metal- and Lanthanide-Substituted Nano-Sized Magnetites” J.-W. Moon, L.W. Yeary, A.J. Rondinone, C.J. Rawn, M.J. Kirkham, Y. Roh, L.J. Love and T.J. Phelps, Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, v. 313 (2), pp.283-92 (2007).

“Control of Noise and Specimen Temperature During 1 kHz Fatigue Experiments” H. Tian, D. Fielden, M.J. Kirkham and P.K. Liaw, Journal of Testing and Evaluation, v. 34 (2), pp. 92-7 (2006).

“Fatigue Behavior of Bulk-Metallic Glasses” G.Y. Wang, P.K. Liaw, W.H. Peter, B. Yang, Y. Yokoyama, M.L. Benson, B.A. Green, M.J. Kirkham, S.A. White, T.A. Saleh, R.L. McDaniels, R.V. Steward, R.A. Buchanan, C.T. Liu and C.R. Brooks, Intermetallics, v. 12 (7-9), pp. 885-92 (2004).

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