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Eric J. Payton
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Department: Matls Science & Engineering  
Eric J. Payton
PhD: Materials Science & Engineering
Ohio State, 2009

MS: Materials Science & Engineering
Ohio State, 2007

BS: Materials Science & Engineering
Virginia Tech, 2003

Areas of Concentration

Microstructure evolution, phase transformations, quantitative microscopy, electron backscatter diffraction

Post-Doctoral Education

Adolf Martens Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2011-2013
Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing (BAM), Berlin, Germany

Postdoctoral Researcher, 2009-2011
Institute for Materials, Ruhr-Universitaet, Bochum, Germany

Classes Taught

CEMS 216 - Structure & Bonding of Materials
CEMS 336 - Physical Metallurgy
CEMS 543 - Analytical Electron Microscopy

Professional Memberships

The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society (TMS)
The Microscopy Society of America (MSA)
The American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)

Selected Publications

E. J. Payton, G. Nolze. "The backscatter electron signal as an additional tool for phase segmentation in EBSD." Microscopy and Microanalysis 19 (2013) p929-941.

E. J. Payton, G. Wang, M. J. Mills, Y. Wang. "Effect of initial grain size on grain coarsening in the presence of an unstable population of pinning particles." Acta Materialia 61 (2013) p1316.

E. J. Payton, T. A. Wynn, M. J. Mills. "Experimental measurement of the kinetics of gamma prime dissolution during supersolvus heat treatment of powder metallurgical Ni-based disk superalloys." Journal of Materials Science 47 (2012) p7305.

F. Otto, E. J. Payton, J. Frenzel, G. Eggeler. "The effectiveness of coincidence site lattice criteria in predicting creep cavitation resistance." Journal of Materials Science 47 (2012) p2915.

E. J. Payton, A. Aghajani, F. Otto, G. Eggeler, V. A. Yardley. "On the nature of internal interfaces in a tempered martensite ferritic steel and their evolution during long-term creep." Scripta Materialia 66 (2012) p1045.

E. J. Payton, M. J. Mills. "Stereology of backscatter electron images of etched surfaces for characterization of particle size distributions and volume fractions: Estimation of imaging bias via Monte Carlo simulations." Materials Characterization 62 (2011) p563.

S. Dziaszyk, E. J. Payton, F. Friedel, V. Marx, G. Eggeler. "On the characterization of recrystallized fraction using electron backscatter diffraction: A direct comparison to local hardness in an IF steel using nanoindentation." Materials Science and Engineering A 527 (2010) p7854.