Sir John Pethica FRS FREng MRIA

Selected Recent Publications

“In situ measurement of bulk modulus and yield response of glassy thin films via confined layer compression”, O. Brazil, J. P. de Silva, M. Chowdhury, H. Yoon, G. B. McKenna, W. C. Oliver, J. Kilpatrick, J. B. Pethica, G. L. W. Cross, J. Mater. Res. 35, 644 (2020).

“Extrinsic plastic hardening of polymer thin films in flat punch indentation”, O. Brazil, J.P. de Silva, J.B. Pethica & G.L.W. Cross Philosophical Magazine, (2021) doi: 10.1080/14786435.2021.1900615

“The contribution of plastic sink-in to the static friction of single asperity microscopic contacts”, O. Brazil, J.B. Pethica & G.M. Pharr, Proc. R. Soc. A (2021) 0502.

“Densification of a polymer glass under high-pressure shear flow”, O. Brazil, H.O. Özer , B.Watts, J.B.Pethica, G.L.W. Cross, Phys.Rev.B, 106, L060103 (2022) doi: 10.1103/PhysRevB.106.L060103