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Thin Films with Ultra-low Thermal Expansion

Yamamoto, Namoki and Gdoutos, Eleftherios and Toda, Risaku and White, Victor and Manohara, Harish and Daraio, Chiara (2014) Thin Films with Ultra-low Thermal Expansion. Advanced Materials, 26 (19). pp. 3076-3080. ISSN 0935-9648. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20140303-133811401

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Abstract

Ultra-low coefficient of thermal expansion (CTE) is an elusive property, and narrow temperature ranges of operation and poor mechanical properties limit the use of conventional materials with low CTE. We structured a periodic micro-array of bi-metallic cells to demonstrate ultra-low effective CTE with a wide temperature range. These engineered tunable CTE thin film can be applied to minimize thermal fatigue and failure of optics, semiconductors, biomedical sensors, and solar energy applications.


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Daraio, Chiara0000-0001-5296-4440
Additional Information:© 2014 Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. Article first published online: 22 Feb 2014. Manuscript Revised: 14 Jan 2014. Manuscript Received: 7 Oct 2013. The authors acknowledge Prof. Craig A. Steeves from University of Toronto, Mr. Keith Patterson from California Institute of Technology, Dr. Andrew A. Shapiro and Dr. James Breckinridge from Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and Ms. Elisha Byrne from the Correlated Solutions, Inc. for helpful discussions and technical assistance. This work was supported by the Keck Institute for Space Studies, Center Innovation Funds (CIF) from Jet Propulsion Laboratory. A part of this research was carried out at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, under a contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. © 2010 California Institute of Technology. Government sponsorship acknowledged.
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Subject Keywords:ultra-low thermal expansion; thermal stability; thin films; metals; microstructures
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Official Citation:Yamamoto, N., Gdoutos, E., Toda, R., White, V., Manohara, H. and Daraio, C. (2014), Thin Films with Ultra-low Thermal Expansion. Adv. Mater., 26: 3076–3080. doi: 10.1002/adma.201304997
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