Mckittrick group

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Materials Science and Engineering Program

Projects

Selected Publications

E. Novitskaya, S. Lee, V.A.  Lubarda, J. McKittrick, “Initial anisotropy in demineralized bovine cortical bone in compressive cyclic loading–unloading,” Materials Science and Engineering C, 2013; 33: 817-823. PDF file

 

M.M. Porter, S. Lee, N. Tanadchangsaeng, M.J. Jaremko, J. Yu, M.A. Meyers, J. McKittrick, "Porous hydroxyapatite-polyhydroxybutyrate composites fabricated by a novel method via centrifugation," Mechanics of Biological Systems and Materials, Volume 5. B.C. Prorok, F. Barthelat, C.S. Korachet al: Springer New York: 63-71, 2013. PDF file

 

M.M. Porter, M. Yeh, J. Strawson, T. Goehring, S. Lujan, Siripasopsotorn P., M.A. Meyers, J. McKittrick, "Magnetic freeze casting inspired by nature," Materials Science and Engineering A, 2012; 556: 741-750.

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Z. Manilay, E. Novitskaya, E. Sadovnikov, J. McKittrick, “A comparative study of mature and young cortical bone,” Acta Biomaterialia, 2013; 9; 5280-5288. PDF file

 

M.M. Porter, E.E. Novitskaya, A.B. Castro-Ceseña, M.A. Meyers, J. McKittrick, "Highly deformable bones: Unusual deformation machanisms of seahorse armor," Acta Biomaterialia, 2013 (accepted), PDF file

 

E. Hamed, E. Novitskaya, J. Li, P.-Y. Chen, I. Jasiuk,  J. McKittrick, “Elastic moduli of untreated, demineralized, and deproteinized cortical bone: Validation of a theoretical model of bone as an interpenetrating composite material,” Acta Biomaterialia, 2012; 8: 1080-1092. PDF File

 

V.A. Lubarda, E. E. Novitskaya, J. McKittrick, S.G. Bodde, P.-Y. Chen, “Elastic properties of cancellous bone in terms of elastic properties of its mineral and protein ohases with application to their osteoporotic degradation,” Mechanics of Materials, 2012; 44: 139-150. PDF File

 

S. Lee, M.M. Porter, S. Wasko, G. Lau, P.-Y. Chen, E.E. Novitskaya, A.P. Tomsia, A. Almutairi, M.A. Meyers, J. McKittrick, "Potential bone replacement materials prepared by two methods," MRS Online Proceedings Library ,2012, 1418. PDF file

 

E. Novitskaya, P.-Y. Chen, E. Hamed, J. Li, V.A. Lubarda, I. Jasiuk,  J. McKittrick, “Recent advances on the measurement and calculation of the elastic moduli of cortical and trabecular bone: A review,” Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, 2011; 38: 209-297. PDF File

 

E. Novitskaya, P.-Y. Chen, S. Lee, A. Castro-Ceseña, G. Hirata, V. A. Lubarda, J. McKittrick, “Anisotropy in the compressive mechanical properties of bovine cortical bone and the mineral and protein constituents,” Acta Biomaterialia, 2011; 7: 3170-3177. PDF File

 

S.G. Bodde, M.A. Meyers, J. McKittrick, “Correlation of the mechanical and structural properties of cortical rachis keratin of rectrices of the Toco Toucan (Ramphastos toco),” J. of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 2011; 4: 723-732. PDF File

 

P.-Y. Chen, D. Toroian, P.A. Price, J. McKittrick “Minerals form a continuous phase in mature cancellous bone,” Calcif. Tiss. Inter., 2011; 88: 351-361. PDF File.

 

E. Novitskaya, A. Castro-Ceseña, P.-Y. Chen, J. Vasquez, R. Urbaniak, S. Lee, G. Hirata,  J. McKittrick, “Investigation into demineralized cortical bone,” Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc., Fall 2011, Vol. 1301. PDF File.

 

J.H. Tao, J. Laski, N. Perea-Lopez, S. Shimizu, J. McKittrick, J.B. Talbot, K.C. Mishra, D.W. Hamby, M. Raukas, K. Klinedinst, and G. Hirata,  “Study of luminescence from GaN:Tb3+ powders and thin films deposited by MOVPE and PLD methods,” J. Electrochem. Soc., 2009, 156 (6) J158. PDF File.

 

P.-Y. Chen, A.G. Stokes, J. McKittrick, “Comparison of structure and mechanical properties of bovine femur bone and antlers of the North American elk (Cervus canadensis),” Acta Biomaterialia, 2009; 5: 693-706. PDF File.

 

P.-Y. Chen, F.A. Sheppard, J.M. Curiel, J. McKittrick, ”Fracture mechanisms of bone: A comparative study between antler and bovine femur bone,” Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc., Fall 2008, Volume 1132E.. PDF File.

 

J. Laski, K. Klinedinst, M. Raukas, K.C. Mishra, J. Tao, J. McKittrick and J.B. Talbot, “Study of GaN:Eu3+ thin films deposited by metalloorganic vapor-phase epitaxy,” J. Electrochem. Soc., 2008, 155 (11) J315. PDF File.

 

J.H. Tao, N. Perea-Lopez, J. McKittrick, J.B. Talbot, K. Klinedinst, M. Raukas, J. Laski, K.C. Mishra and G. Hirata, “Synthesis of rare-earth activated AlN and GaN powders via a three-step conversion process,” Phys. Stat. Sol. C, 2008, 5, 1889. PDF File.

 

N. Perea-Lopez, J.H. Tao, J. McKittrick, J.B. Talbot, M. Raukas, J. Laski, K.C. Mishra and G. Hirata, “Eu3+ activated GaN thin films grown on sapphire by pulsed laser deposition,” Phys. Stat. Sol. C, 2008, 5, 1756. PDF File.

 

N. Perea-Lopez, J. Tao, J.B. Talbot, J. McKittrick, G.A. Hirata, and S.P. DenBaars, “A novel hybrid pulsed laser deposition/metalorganic vapour deposition method to form rare-earth activated GaN,” J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys., 2008, 41, 122001. PDF File.

 

P.-Y. Chen, A.Y.M. Lin, Y. Seki, S.G. Bodde, A.G. Stokes, J. McKittrick, and M.A. Meyers, “Structural biological materials: Overview of current research,” J. of Metals, 2008; 60: 23-32. PDF File.

 

P.-Y. Chen, A.Y.M. Lin, Y.S. Lin, Y. Seki, A.G. Stokes, J. Peyras, E.A. Olevsky, M.A. Meyers and J. McKittrick, “Structure and mechanical properties of selected biological materials,” J. of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 2008;1: 208-226 (Review article). PDF File.

 

P.-Y. Chen, A.Y.M. Lin, J. McKittrick and M.A.Meyers, “Structure and mechanical properties of crab exoskeletons,” Acta Biomaterialia, 2008; 3:587-596. PDF File.

 

O. Ozuna, G.A.. Hirata and J. McKittrick, “Pressure influenced combustion Synthesis of a and g-Al2O3 nanocrystalline powders,” J. Phys. Cond. Matter,  2004, 16, 2585-91. PDF File                    

 

O. Ozuna, G.A. Hirata, and J. McKittrick “Luminescence enhancement in Eu3+-Doped a and g-Al2O3 produced by pressure-assisted low-temperature combustion synthesis,” Appl.  Phys. Lett., 2004, 84, 1296-99.  PDF File

 

R. Suzuki, J. Muyco, J. McKittrick, J. Frangos, “Reactive oxygen species inhibited by titanium oxide coatings,” J. Biomed Mater. Res., 2003, 66A, 396-402.  PDF File

 

E. J. Bosze, J. McKittrick, G.A. Hirata, “Investigation of  the physical properties of a blue-emitting phosphor produced using a rapid exhothermic reaction,” Mater. Sci. Eng. B, 2003, 97, 265-74.  PDF File

 

E. J. Bosze, G.A. Hirata, L.E. Shea-Rower, and J. McKittrick, “Improving the efficiency of a blue-emitting phosphor by an energy transfer from Gd3+ to Ce3+,” Journal of Lum., 2003, 104, 47-54.  PDF File

 

O. Ozuna, N. Rakov, G.A. Hirata and J. McKittrick, “Luminescence properties of (EuxAl1-x)2 prepared by low temperature combustion synthesis technique,” Proceedings of 2002 International Conference on the Science and Technology of Emissive Displays and Lighting II, 2002, 1, 93-96.

 

G.A. Hirata, J. Carver, E.J. Bosze and J. McKittrick, “Long UV Excited White-emitting Phosphors,” SPIE Conference Proceedings, Optical Science and Technology: Solid State Lighting II, 2002, 4776, 156-161.

 

E.J. Bosze, G.A. Hirata and J. McKittrick, “Combustion synthesis effects on the powder properties of cerium activated yttrium silicate phosphor,” Proceedings of 2002 International Conference on the Science and Technology of Emissive Displays and Lighting II, 2002, 1, 117-120.

 

O.E. Contreras, S. Srinivasan, F.A. Ponce, G.A. Hirata, F.E. Ramos and J. McKittrick, “Microstructural analysis of Eu-doped GaN luminescent powders,” Appl. Phys. Lett., 2002, 81, 1993-95.  PDF File

 

E. J. Bosze, G.A. Hirata and J. McKittrick, “Luminescent thin films as temperature sensors,” Proceedings of 2002 International Conference on the Science and Technology of Emissive Displays and Lighting, 2002, 1, 395-398.

 

G.A. Hirata, F.E. Ramos, E.J. Bosze and J. McKittrick, “Unusual luminescence behavior in Eu activated europium aluminum oxide,” Proceedings of 2002 International Conference on the Science and  Technology of Emissive Displays and Lighting, 2002, 1, 259-262.

 

R. Garcia, G.A. Hirata, M.H. Farias and J. McKittrick, "A Novel method for the synthesis of sub-microcrystalline wurtzite-type InxGa1-xN powders," Mater. Sci. Eng. B, 2002, 90, 7-12.  PDF File

 

G.A. Hirata, F.E. Ramos, R.Garcia, E.J. Bosze, J. McKittrick, O.E. Contreras and F.A. Ponce, “A new combustion synthesis method for GaN:Eu3+ and Ga2O3:Eu3+ luminescent powders,” Phys. Stat. Sol.  A,  2001, 188, 179-182.  PDF File

 

F.E. Ramos, R.Garcia, G.A. Hirata, E.J. Bosze, and J. McKittrick, “A new combustion synthesis technique for rare earth-doped III-nitride luminescent powders,” Modern Phys. Lett. B, 2001, 15, 655-658.  PDF File

 

Luminescence and Luminescent Materials, eds. K.C. Mishra, B. DiBartolo, J. McKittrick, A. Srivastava, P.C. Schmidt, Proceedings from the Spring 2001 Meeting of the Materials Research Society, Vol. 667, Materials Research Society, Warrendale, PA, 2001.

 

Garcia, R., G.A. Hirata, and J. McKittrick, “Combustion synthesis and characterization of (InxGa1-x)2O3 powders: hydrazine/metal nitrate method,” J. Mater. Res., 2001, 16, 1059-65.   PDF File

 

G.A. Hirata, J. McKittrick, M. Trkula, J. Mourant, R. Sze, "Laser Melting of Photoluminescent (Y0.92Eu0.08)2O3 Films," J. of Applied Physics, 2001, 90, 8, 3919-24.  PDF File

 

 

 

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Last Updated April 3, 2013

Poster Presentations

E.E. Novitskaya, P.-Y. Chen, S. Lee, J. Li, V.A. Lubarda, I. Jasiuk, J. McKittrick, “Anisotropy in the compressive mechanical properties of bovine cortical bone and the mineral and protein constituents,” 4th International Conference on Mechanics of Biomaterials and Tissues, Hawaii, USA, December 11-15, 2011. Movie

 

E.E. Novitskaya, S. Lee,  V.A. Lubarda, J. McKittrick, “ Viscoelastic properties of bone collagen,” 4th International Conference on Mechanics of Biomaterials and Tissues, Hawaii, USA, December 11-15, 2011. Movie

 

E.E. Novitskaya, P.-Y. Chen, V.A. Lubarda, J. McKittrick, “Modeling of the osteoporotic degradation of elastic properties of cancellous bone,”  4th International Conference on Mechanics of Biomaterials and Tissues, Hawaii, USA, December 11-15, 2011. Movie