Recent Announcements:

Mr. Abhay Gautum joined the group in September, 2003, to pursue his Ph.D. in materials science.
Mr. Takeshi Yokota returned to the Steel Research Laboratory at JFE Steel Company in Tokyo, Japan in September, 2003.
Mr. Kaushik Chatterjee successfully defended his M.S. thesis in April, 2003 and is now pursuing a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering at Penn State University. Dr. Peng Li successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis in December, 2002 and is now working at Arizona State University on the new environmental TEM.

Recently Published Books:

Transmission Electron Microscopy and Diffractometry of Materials
Brent Fultz and James M. Howe
Springer-Verlag, Berlin, New York
ISBN: 3540678417
Publication Date: January, 2001
Interfaces in Materials:
Atomic Structure, Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Solid-Vapor, Solid-Liquid and Solid-Solid Interfaces
James M. Howe
John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York
ISBN: 0471138304
Publication Date: March, 1997

Recently Published or Selected Papers:

Effect of Phase Fraction on the Tri-Junction in Two-Phase Particle Systems
J. M. Howe, A.E. M. Mebed, K. Chatterjee, P. Li, M. Murayama and W. C. Johnson, Acta materialia, 51 (2003) 1351.
Short-Range Ordering and {1,1/2,0} Diffuse Intensity Maxima in ZrN
P. Li and J. M. Howe, Acta materialia, 51 (2003) 1261.
TEM Investigation of an Ordered Metastable Phase in Zr-N Alloys
S. S. Sharma, K. T. Moore and J. M. Howe, Phil. Mag. A, 83 (2003) 31.
Static and In-Situ High-Resolution Transmission Electron Microscopy Investigations of the Atomic Structure and Dynamics of Massive Transformation Interfaces in Ti-Al Alloy
J. M. Howe, W. T. Reynolds, Jr. and V. K. Vasudevan, Metall. Mater. Trans., 33A (2002) 2391.
Use of Plasmon Spectroscopy to Evaluate the Mechanical Properties of Materials at the Nanoscale
V. P. Oleshko, M. Murayama and J. M. Howe, Microsc. Microanal., 8 (2002) 350.
Atomic-Level Observation of Disclination Dipoles in Mechanically Milled, Nanocrystalline Fe
M. Murayama, J. M. Howe, H. Hikada and S. Takaki, Science, 295 (2002) 2433.
Aspects of Interphase Boundary Structure in Diffusional Phase Transformations
J.M. Howe, H.I. Aaronson and J.P. Hirth, Acta Mater., 48 (2000) 3977.
Atomic Structure, Composition, Mechanisms and Dynamics of Transformation Interfaces in Diffusional Phase Transformations
J. M. Howe, Mater. Trans. JIM, 39 (1998) 3.
Direct Observation of Order in the Liquid at a Solid-Liquid Interface by HRTEM
J. M. Howe, Phil. Mag. A, 74 (1996) 761.

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