I am an engineer, a material scientist, a physicist, and an educator. I am interested in using x-ray light to study a material’s properties and its behavior during heating, working, deformation, etc. Inclusivity, diversity, and equality in STEM are incredibly important to me.
Dr. rer. nat. Margaret Kolbe Annellen Koker
undergraduate student educator and materials researcher
Previous Positions in Research and Teaching
N. Y. Juul et al., Elastic Interaction Between Twins During Tensile Deformation of Austenitic Stainless Steel. Scripta Materialia. 120, 1–4 (2016).
N. Y. Juul et al., Measured Resolved Shear Stresses and Bishop-hill Stress States in Individual Grains of Austenitic Stainless Steel. Acta Materialia. 141, 388–404 (2017).
E. Fontes, R. Ryan, M. K. A. Koker, Creating a Brighter Future for Chess: 2016 Users’ Meeting and Science Workshops Report. Synchrotron Radiation News. 29, 30–33 (2016).
N. Chen, M. K. A. Koker, S. Uzun, M. N. Silberstein, In-situ X-ray Study of the Deformation Mechanisms of Non-woven Polypropylene. International Journal of Solids and Structures. 97-98, 200–208 (2016).
W. Tang et al., A Study of Stress Relaxation in AZ31 Using High-energy X-ray Diffraction. Acta Materialia. 101, 71–79 (2015).
D.-H. Ha et al., Solid–Solid Phase Transformations Induced Through Cation Exchange and Strain in 2D Heterostructured Copper Sulfide Nanocrystals.. Nano Letters. 14, 7090–7099 (2014).
M. K. A. Koker, E. Fontes, CHESS Facility Update and Upgrade Planning. Synchrotron Radiation News. 27, 25–29 (2014).
M. K. A. Koker, J. Schaab, N. Zotov, E. J. Mittemeijer, X-ray Diffraction Study of the Reverse Martensitic Transformation in NiTi Shape Memory Thin Films. Thin Solid Films. 545, 71–80 (2013).
M. K. A. Koker, U. Welzel, E. J. Mittemeijer, Elastic Mechanical Grain Interactions in Polycrystalline Materials; Analysis by Diffraction-line Broadening. Philosophical Magazine. 93, 2967–2994 (2013).
M. K. A. Koker, U. Welzel, E. J. Mittemeijer, Measurement of X-ray Diffraction-line Broadening Induced by Elastic Mechanical Grain Interaction. Journal of Applied Crystallography. 47, 391–401 (2014).