Publications 2017

F. Lehnert and S. G. Mayr, Nanoporous amorphous Ge-Si alloys - unraveling the physics behind ion beam induced morphogenesis, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys, accepted (2017) Link

U. Allenstein, E. I Wisotzki,, Binary Fe-Pd submicron structures fabricated through glancing angle deposition (GLAD) for bioapplications , Materials & Design, accepted (2017)

A. Bischoff and S. G. Mayr Acoustic emissions associated with stress-induced twin boundary mobility in Fe7Pd3 ferromagnetic shape memory alloys, Scripta Materialia, accepted (2017)

A. Landgraf, A. Lotnyk and S. G. Mayr, Transmission electron microscopy on as-deposited and freestanding single crystalline Fe70Pd30 ferromagnetic shape memory alloy thin film , Scripta Materialia 136, 97-100 (2017) Link

E. I. Wisotzki, E. Fratini, P. Tempesti and S. G. Mayr, Influence of high energy electron irradiation on the network structure of gelatin hydrogels as investigated by small-angle X-ray scattering (SAXS), Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys, 19, 12064 (2017) Link

P. Schumacher, S. G. Mayr and B. Rauschenbach, Topography evolution of germanium thin films synthesized by pulsed laser deposition, AIP advances 7, 045115 (2017) Link

A. Bischoff, K. Hua and S. G. Mayr, Insights into growth of Fe-Pd ferromagnetic shape memory alloy thin films, Crystal Growth and Design, 17, 2374 (2017) Link

S. Kallendrusch, F. Merz, I. Bechmann, S. G. Mayr and M. Zink Long-term Tissue Culture of Adult Brain and Spleen Slices on Nanostructured Scaffolds, Advanced Healthcare Materials, 6, 1601336 (2017) Link

Publications 2016

Benedikt Heyart, Astrid Weidt, Emilia I. Wisotzki, Dr. Mareike Zink and Prof. Dr. Stefan G. Mayr Micropatterning of reagent-free, high energy crosslinked gelatin hydrogels for bioapplications, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research B, accepted (2016) Link

F. Lehnert, T. Häupl, B. Abel, and S.G. Mayr Gallium ion irradiation induced compaction and hardening of sputter deposited amorphous carbon thin films, Materials and Design 112 (2016), 512 Link

A.J. Bischoff, A. Arabi-Hashemi, M. Ehrhardt, P. Lorentz, K. Zimmer and S.G. Mayr Shockwave induced martensitic transformation and morphology changes in Fe-Pd ferromagnetic shape memory alloy thin films, Appl. Phys. Lett. 108 (2016), 151901 Link

M. Hennes, A. M. Jakob, F. Lehnert, U. Ross, A. Lotnyk and S. G. Mayr, Nanometer-resolved Quantifiation of Mechanical Response in Nanoparticle-Based Composites , Nanoscale 8 (2016), 9398-9404 Link

Emilia I. Wisotzki, Dietmar Eberbeck, Harald Hatz and Stefan G. Mayr, Magnetic response of gelatin ferrogels across the sol-gel transition: Influence of high energy crosslinking on thermal stability , Soft Matter 12 (2016), 3908--3918 Link

S. Mayazur Rahman, Andreas Reichenbach, Mareike Zink, Stefan G. Mayr, Mechanical spectroscopy of retina explants at the protein level employing nanostructured scaffolds , Soft Matter 12 (2016), 3431-3441 Link

E. Wisotzki, R. Friedrich, A. Weidt, C. Alexiou, S.G. Mayr and M. Zink, Cellular Response to Reagent-free Electron Irradiated Gelatin Hydrogels, Macromolecular Bioscience, accepted (2016) Link

A. Bischoff, A. Landgraf and S. G. Mayr, Stress-induced martensitic transformation, twin boundary mobility and elastic properties of vapor deposited Fe70Pd30 ferromagnetic shape memory alloy thin films, Scr. Mat. 111 (2016), 76 Link

Publications 2015

Uta Allenstein, Susanne Selle, Meike Tadsen, Christian Patzig, Thomas Hoec[Ahe, Mareike Zink, and Stefan G. Mayr Coupling of Metals and Biominerals: Characterizing the Interface between Ferromagnetic Shape-Memory Alloys and Hydroxyapatite, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 7 (2015), 15331-15338 Link

U. Allenstein, S. G. Mayr and M. Zink, Contractile cell forces deform macroscopic cantilevers and quantify biomaterial performance, Soft Matter 11 (2015), 5053-5059, Link

M. Hennes, J. Buchwald, U. Ross, A. Lotnyk and S. G. Mayr, Equilibrium segregation patterns and alloying in Cu/Ni nanoparticles: experiments versus modeling, Phys. Rev. B 91 (2015), 245401 Link

A. Arabi-Hashemi, R. Witte; A. Lotnyk, R. Brand, A. Setzer, P. Esquinazi, H. Hahn, R. Averback and S. G. Mayr, Ion irradiation assisted tuning of phase transformations and physical properties in single crystalline Fe7Pd3 ferromagnetic shape memory alloy thin films, New J. Phys. 17 (2015) 053029 Link

A. Arabi-Hashemi, Y. Ma, A. Setzer, P. Esquinazi and S. G. Mayr, Shifting martensite transformation temperatures of single crystalline Fe72Pd28 thin films by external magnetic fields, Scripta Materialia 104 (2015) 91–94 Link

M.F. Sarmanova, H. Karl, S. Mändl, D. Hirsch, S.G. Mayr and B. Rauschenbach, Elastic properties of sub-stoichiometric nitrogen ion implanted silicon, Nucl. Instr. Meth. Phys. Res. B 349 (2015) 169-172 Link

A. Arabi-Hashemi and S. G. Mayr, Exploring electrical conductivity anomalies across the martensite transition in Fe7Pd3 ferromagnetic shape memory alloys: experiments and ab-initio calculations, Appl. Phys. Lett. 106 (2015) 091906 Link

A. de Luca, A. Weidt, M. Zink, S.G. Mayr and A. E. Markaki, Effect of microgrooved surface topography on osteoblast maturation and protein adsorption, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research: Part A. 103 (2015) 2689-2700 Link

J. Buchwald and S. G. Mayr, Influence of surface stresses on indentation response, Nanotechnology 26 (2015) 125704 Link

Publications 2014

J. Buchwald, M. Sarmanova, B. Rauschenbach and S. G. Mayr, Nanometer-resolved mechanical properties around GaN crystal surface steps, Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 5 (2014) 2164-2170 Link

U. Allenstein, F. Szillat, A. Weidt, M. Zink and S. G. Mayr, Interfacing hard and living matter: plasma-assembled proteins on inorganic functional materials for enhanced coupling to cells and tissue, J. Mater. Chem. B, 2 (2014) 7739-7746 Link

A. Arabi-Hashemi, M. Ehrhardt, P. Lorenz, D. Hirsch, K. Zimmer and S. G. Mayr, Epitaxy from the liquid phase: tuning metastable phases in Fe–Pd thin films by laser-assisted rapid solidification on substrates Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 47 (2014) 415302 Link

M. Zink und S. G. Mayr, Ferromagnetic shape memory alloys: Synthesis, characterization and biocompatibility of Fe-Pd for mechanical coupling to cells, Materials Science and Technology, 30 (2014) 1579-1589 Link

E. I. Wisotzki, M. Hennes, C. Schlundt, F. Engert, W. Knolle, U. Decker, J. A. Käs, M. Zink and S. G. Mayr, Tailoring the material properties of gelatin hydrogels by high energy electron irradiation, J. Mater. Chem. B, 2 (2014) 4297-4309. Link

A.M. Jakob, J. Buchwald, B. Rauschenbach and S. G. Mayr, Nanoscale-resolved elasticity: contact mechanics for quantitative contact resonance atomic force microscopy, Nanoscale, 6 (2014) 6898-6910 Link

M. Hennes, A. Lotnyk and S. G. Mayr, Plasma-assisted synthesis and high-resolution characterization of anisotropic elemental and bimetallic core–shell magnetic nanoparticles, Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 5, (2014) 466–475 Link

Publications 2013

Y. Ma and S.G. Mayr, Nanoindentation response of substrate-attached and freestanding single-crystalline Fe7Pd3 ferromagnetic shape memory thin films around the martensite transition - impact of constraints and beyond, Acta Materialia 61 (2013) 6756–6764 Link

F. Szillat, R. Fechner and S.G. Mayr, Pattern transfer during deposition and fixation of oligomeric bisphenol A on pre-structured copper surfaces, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 15, (2013) 14017-14025 Link

A. Landgraf, A. M. Jakob, Y. Ma, S. G. Mayr, Nanoscale magneto-structural coupling in as-deposited and freestanding single crystalline Fe­7Pd3 ferromagnetic shape memory alloy thin films, Sci. Technol. Adv. Mater. 14 (2013) 045003. Link

M. Zink, F. Szillat, U. Allenstein and S. G. Mayr, Interaction of Ferromagnetic Shape Memory Alloys and RGD Peptides for Mechanical Coupling to Cells: from Ab Initio Calculations to Cell Studies, Adv. Func. Mat. 23 (2013) 1383. Link.

A. M. Jakob, M. Hennes, M. Müller, D. Spemann, S. G. Mayr, Coupling of Micromagnetic and Structural Properties Across the Martensite and Curie Temperatures in Miniaturized Ni-Mn-Ga Ferromagnetic Shape Memory Alloys , Adv. Func. Mat. 23 (2013) 4694–4702 Link.

U. Allenstein, Y. Ma, A. Arabi-Hashemi, M. Zink and S. G. Mayr, Fe-Pd based ferromagnetic shape memory actuators for medical applications: biocompatibility, effect of surface roughness and protein coatings, Acta Biomaterialia 9 (2013) 5845. Link.


Publications 2012

A. M. Jakob, M. Müller, B. Rauschenbach and S. G. Mayr, Nanoscale mechanical surface properties of single crystalline martensitic Ni–Mn–Ga ferromagnetic shape memory alloys , New J. Phys. 14 (2012) 033029. Link.

V. Dallacasagrande, M. Zink, S. Huth, A. Jakob, M. Müller, A. Reichenbach, J. A. Käs and S. G. Mayr, Tailoring Substrates for Long-Term Organotypic Culture of Adult Neuronal Tissue , Adv. Mat. 24 (2012) 2398. Featured on cover page of Adv. Mat. Link.

Y. Ma, A. Setzer, J. W. Gerlach, F. Frost, P. Esquinazi and S. G. Mayr, Freestanding Single Crystalline Fe–Pd Ferromagnetic Shape Memory Membranes – Role of Mechanical and Magnetic Constraints Across the Martensite Transition, Adv. Funct. Mater. 22 (2012) 2529. Link.

S. G. Mayr, Energetic and thermodynamic aspects of structural transitions in Fe-Pd ferromagnetic shape memory thin films: An ab initio study , Phys. Rev. B 85 (2012) 014105. Link.

I. Claussen, R.A. Brand, H. Hahn and S.G. Mayr, Relaxation scenarios in Fe-Pd and Fe-Pd-Cu magnetic shape memory splats – short range order and microstructure, Scripta Mater. 66 (2012) 163. Link.

A. Arabi-Hashemi and S. G. Mayr, Ion-Irradiation-Assisted Phase Selection in Single Crystalline Fe7Pd3 Ferromagnetic Shape Memory Alloy Thin Films: From fcc to bcc along the Nishiyama-Wassermann Path, Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 195704 (2012). Link.

S. G. Mayr and A. Arabi-Hashemi, Structural defects in Fe-Pd-based ferromagnetic shape memory alloys: tuning transformation properties by ion irradiation and severe plastic deformation, New J. Phys. 14 (2012) 103006. Link.

M. Hennes, J. Buchwald and S. G. Mayr, Structural properties of spherical Cu/Ni nanoparticles, CrystEngComm 14 (2012) 7633. Link.


Publications 2011

F. Szillat and S. G. Mayr, Self-organized pattern formation at organic-inorganic interfaces during deposition: Experiment versus modelling, Phys. Rev. B 84, (2011) 115462. Link.

T. Edler, S. Hamann, A. Ludwig and S.G. Mayr, Reversible fcc <-> bcc transformation in freestanding epitaxially grown Fe-Pd ferromagnetic shape memory films, Scripta Mater. 1 (2011) 89. Link.

R. Werner, T. Höche and S.G. Mayr, Synthesis of shape, size and structure controlled nanocrystals by pre-seeded intert gas condensation, Cryst. Eng. Comm. 13 (2011) 3046. Link.

I. Claussen and S.G. Mayr, Mechanical properties and twin boundary drag in Fe-Pd ferromagnetic shape memory foils – experiments and ab inito modelling, New J. Phys. 13 (2011) 063034. Link.

K. Fischer and S.G. Mayr, In-plane mechanical response of TiO2 nanotube arrays – intrinsic properties and impact of adsorbates for sensor applications, Adv. Mater. 23 (2011) 3838. Link.


Publications 2010

Y. Ma, M. Zink, and S. G. Mayr, Biocompatibility of single crystalline Fe70Pd30 ferromagnetic shape memory films, Appl. Phys. Lett. 96 (2010) 213703. Link.

T. Edler and S.G. Mayr, Film lift-off from MgO: Freestanding single crystalline Fe-Pd films suitable for magnetic shape memory actuation – and beyond, Adv. Mater. 22 (2010) 4969. Link.

C. Vree and S.G. Mayr, Dynamics and diffusive-conformational coupling in polymer bulk samples and surfaces: a molecular dynamics study, New J. Phys. 12 (2010), 023001. Link.

I. Kock, S. Hamann, T. Edler, S.G. Mayr and A. Ludwig, Development and characterization of Fe-Pd ferromagnetic shape memory splats, Intermetallics 18 (2010) 877. Link.

S. Hamann, M.E. Gruner, S. Irsen, J. Buschbeck, C. Bechthold, I. Kock, S.G. Mayr, A. Savan, E. Quandt, S. Fähler, P. Entel and A. Ludwig, The ferromagnetic shape memory system Fe-Pd-Cu, Acta Mater. 58 (2010) 5949. Link.


Publications 2009

L. Kühnemund, T. Edler, I. Kock, M. Seibt and S.G. Mayr, Epitaxial growth and stress relaxation of vapor-deposited Fe-Pd magnetic shape memory alloy films, New J. Phys. 11 (2009) 113054. Link.

C. Vree and S. G. Mayr Pattern formation during vapor deposition of organic films on inorganic substrates - continuum modelling vs. experiments, Appl. Phys. Lett. 94, (2009) 093110. Link.

S. G. Mayr, Relaxation kinetics and mechanical stability of metallic glasses and supercooled melts, Phys. Rev. B 79 (2009) 060201(R). Link.

M. Neudecker and S. G. Mayr, Dynamics of shear localization and stress relaxation in amorphous Cu50Ti50, Acta Mater. 57 (2009) 1437. Link.


Publications 2008

C. Vree and S. G. Mayr, Structure and surface morphology of vapor deposited polycarbonate thin films, J. Appl. Phys. 104 (2008) 083517.

G. J. Mahnke, M. Seibt and S. G. Mayr, Microstructure and twinning in epitaxial NiMnGa films , Phys. Rev. B 78 (2008) 012101.

T. Edler, J. Buschbeck, C. Mickel, S. Faehler and S. G. Mayr, Mechanisms of stress generation and relaxation during pulsed laser deposition of epitaxial Fe-Pd magnetic shape memory alloy films on MgO, New J. Phys. 10, (2008) 063007.

S. Vauth and S. G. Mayr, Ion bombardment induced smoothing of amorphous metallic surfaces: Experiments versus computer simulations , Phys. Rev. B 77 (2008) 155406.

I. Kock, T. Edler and S. G. Mayr, Growth Behavior and Intrinsic Properties of Vapor Deposited Iron Palladium Thin Films, J. Appl. Phys. 103 (2008) 046108.

J. Petersen and S. G. Mayr, Dewetting of Ni and NiAg solid thin films and formation of nanowires on ripple patterned substrates , J. Appl. Phys. 103, (2008) 023520.


Publications 2007

T. Edler and S. G. Mayr, Mechanisms of stress generation during bombardment of Ge with keV ions: experiments and molecular dynamics simulations , New J. Phys. 9 (2007) 325.

D. Bedorf and S. G. Mayr, Grain boundary doping of Cu thin films with Bi: A route to create smooth and stable nanocrystalline surfaces , Scripta Mater. 57 (2007) 853.

S. G. Mayr and D. Bedorf, Stabilization of Cu nanoclusters by grain boundary doping with Bi: Experiment versus molecular dynamics simulation , Phys. Rev. B 76 (2007) 024111.

S. Vauth and S. G. Mayr, Relevance of surface viscous flow, surface diffusion, and ballistic effects in keV ion smoothing of amorphous surfaces , Phys. Rev. B 75 (2007) 224107.

H. Neubauer and S. G. Mayr, Dealloying of liquid CuAu nanoclusters during rotary motion: A molecular dynamics study , J. Appl. Phys. 101 (2007) 046106.


Publications 2006

S. G. Mayr, Activation energy of shear transformtion zones: A key for understanding rheology of glasses and liquids, Phys. Rev. Lett. 97 (2006) 195501.

M. Zink, K. Samwer, W. L. Johnson and S. G. Mayr, Validity of temperature and time equivalence in metallic glasses during shear deformation ,Phys. Rev. B 74 (2006) 012201.

C. Vree and S. G. Mayr, Kinetic roughening during vapor deposition of polymer films: A Monte Carlo study, J. Appl. Phys. 100 (2006) 013511.

M. Zink, K. Samwer, W. L. Johnson and S. G. Mayr, Plastic deformation of metallic glasses: Size of shear transformation zones from molecular dynamics simulations , Phys. Rev. B 73 (2006) 172203.

C. Streng, K. Samwer and S. G. Mayr, Surface smoothing and pattern formation in the transient region of compositionally modulated amorphous metallic alloy films: Experiment versus theory , Phys. Rev. B 73 (2006) 104107.


Publications 2005

S. G. Mayr, The role of ion irradiation induced viscous flow in thin film structuring: hard matter going soft, Adv. Sol. Stat. Phys. 45 (2005) 327.

J. Petersen and S. G. Mayr, Smoothening of internal phase boundaries by ion bombardment, J. Appl. Phys. 98 (2005) 033536.

S. G. Mayr, Impact of ion irradiation on the thermal, structural, and mechanical properties of metallic glasses, Phys. Rev. B 71 (2005) 144109.

S. G. Mayr and R. S. Averback, Ion-irradiation-induced stresses and swelling in amorphous Ge thin films, Phys. Rev. B 71 (2005) 134102.

S. G. Mayr, The kinetics of internal structural relaxation of metallic glasses probed with ion beams and resistivity measurements, J. Appl. Phys. 97 (2005) 096103.

S. Vauth and S. G. Mayr, Atomic dynamics in molecular dynamics simulations of glassy CuTi thin films , Appl. Phys. Lett. 86 (2005) 061913.


Publications 2004

J. Hachenberg, C. Streng, E. Süske, S. Vauth, S. G. Mayr, H.-U. Krebs and K. Samwer, Kinetic roughening of laser deposited polymer films: Crossover from single particle character to continuous growth, Phys. Rev. Lett. 92 (2004) 246102.


Publications 2003

S. G. Mayr, Y. Ashkenazy, K. Albe and R. S. Averback Mechanisms of radiation-induced viscous flow: role of point defects , Phys. Rev. Lett. 90 (2003) 55505.

S. G. Mayr and R. S. Averback, Evolution of morphology in nanocrystalline thin films during ion irradiation, Phys. Rev. B 68 (2003) 75419.

S. G. Mayr, K. Samwer and R. S. Averback, Surface kinetics during growth and ion irradiation of glassy metal films ,invited article in: Scripta Materialia 49 (2003) 961.

S. Vauth, C. Streng, S. G. Mayr and K. Samwer, Growth of vapor-deposited amorphous ZrAlCu films under oblique particle incidence investigated by experiments and simulations, Phys. Rev. B 68 (2003) 205425.

S. G. Mayr and R. S. Averback, Effect of ion bombardment on stress in thin films , Phys. Rev. B 68 (2003) 214105.

S. G. Mayr and R. S. Averback Evolution of thin film morphologies in metals during ion beam bombardment , Nucl. Instr. Meth. Phys. B 212 (2003) 246.


Publications 2002

S. G. Mayr and K. Samwer, Tailoring the surface morphology of amorphous thin films by appropriately chosen deposition conditions , J. Appl. Phys. 91 (2002) 2779.

C. Streng, S. G. Mayr and K. Samwer, Breakdown of the approximations of small perturbations in continuum modeling of amorphous thin film growth , Appl. Phys. Lett. 81 (2002) 5135.

T. Becker, C. Streng, Y. Luo, V. Moshnyaga, B. Damaschke, N. Shannon and K. Samwer, Intrinsic inhomogeneities in manganite thin films investigated with scanning tunneling spectroscopy , Phys. Rev. Lett. 89 (2002) 237203.

S. G. Mayr and K. Samwer, Surface morphology, stress, and volume change during growth and crystallization of interface-stabilized FeZr-films , Phys. Rev. B 65 (2002) 115408.


Publications 2001

S. G. Mayr and K. Samwer, Model for intrinsic stress formation in amorphous thin films , Phys. Rev. Lett. 87 (2001) 36105.

S. G. Mayr, Modelling of structure formation and mechanical stresses during growth of vapor deposited amorphous thin films, invited article in: Advances of solid state physics, by B. Kramer, Springer-Verlag, Berlin 2001.

S. G. Mayr, Mechanical stresses in thin films , invited article in: Encyclopedia of materials: science and technology, by K.H.J. Buschow, R.W. Cahn, M.C. Flemings, B. Ilschner, E.J. Kramer and S. Mahajan, Elsevier, Amsterdam, 2001.

S. G. Mayr, Growth of amorphous films: Comparison of experiment and simulation: surface morphology and mechanical stresses , Dissertation, Göttingen, 2001.

R. S. Averback, X. Hu, S. G. Mayr, Y. Zhong and D. G. Cahill, Evolution of surface morphologies during ion beam irradiation , ISSP conference proceedings (2001).

S. G. Mayr and R. S. Averback, Surface smoothing of rough amorphous films by irradiation induced viscous flow , Phys. Rev. Lett. 87 (2001) 196106.


Publications 2000

S. G. Mayr, M. Moske and K. Samwer, Identification of key surface processes for vapor deposited amorphous metallic film growth, Journal of Metastable and Nanocrystalline Materials 8 (2000) 221.

M. Raible, S. G. Mayr, S. J. Linz, M. Moske, P. Hänggi and K. Samwer, Amorphous thin film growth: theory compared with experiment, Europhys. Lett. 50 (2000) 61.

S. G. Mayr, M. Moske and K. Samwer, Structural and Mechanical Properties of Amorphous Zr Based Alloy Thin Films , Mat. Res. Soc. Proc. (2000) 648.


Publications 1999

S. G. Mayr, M. Moske and K. Samwer, Identifcation of key parameters by comparing experimental and simulated growth of vapor-deposited amorphous ZrAlCu films, Phys. Rev. B 60 (1999) 16950.

S. G. Mayr, M. Moske, K. Samwer, M. E. Taylor and H. A. Atwater, The role of particle energy and pulsed particle flux in physical vapor deposition and pulsed-laser deposition, Appl. Phys. Lett. 75 (1999) 4091.

S. G. Mayr, M. Moske and K. Samwer, The growth of vapor deposited amorphous ZrAlCu-alloy films: Experiment and simulation,invited article in: H.-J., Hoppe, R.H.W. and Zenger, C.: Lectures on Applied Mathematics, Springer Verlag, Berlin, 1999.


Publications 1998

S. G. Mayr, M. Moske and K. Samwer, Early stages in amorphous ZrAlCu film growth on HOPG , S. G. Mayr, M. Moske and K. Samwer, Europhys. Lett. 44 (1998) 465.