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Yolande Berta

Yolande Berta

Research Scientist II
Electronic Microscopy Coordinator

Office: IPST Building room 279
Telephone: 404-894-2545
Fax: 404-894-9140
Email: yolande.berta@mse.gatech.edu
Mailing Address: School of Materials Science and Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
771 Ferst Dr. N.W.
Atlanta, GA 30332
Biosketch | Research Area | Publications | Highlights | Honors

Biosketch

  • Master of Science, Materials Science and Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2000-2002.
  • Master of Science, Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana -Champaign, 1984-1986.
  • Bachelor of Science, Microbiology, University of Illinois at Urbana -Champaign, 1980-1984.

Research Area

  • Characterizing nanomaterials.
  • The microstructure of magnetic thin films.
  • Dielectrics.
  • Combustion chemical vapor deposition coatings.
  • Controlled porosity materials.
  • Quantum dots.

Publications

  1. "Patterned Aluminum Nanowires Produced by electron beam at the surface of AlF3 Single Crystal", Solid State Comm., 129, 2004, 681, with C. Ma  and Z.L. Wang.
  2. "Measuring the Aspect Ratios of ZnO Nanobelts," Micron, 33, 2002, 687-691, with C. Ma and Z.L. Wang.
  3. "Effect of Na2O Additions in the Crystallization of Barium Ferrite from a BaO-B2O3-Fe2O3Glass," Journal of the American Ceramic Society, 79:1, 1996, 183-192, with C. K. Lee and R. F. Speyer.
  4. "Enhanced Surface Hardness in Nitrogen-Implanted Silicon Carbide," Nucl. Instrum. Methods in Phys. Res. B, 118, 1996, 693-697, with C. Uslu, D. H. Lee, B. Park, D. B. Poker and L. Riester.
  5. "Effect of Matrix Liquid Phase on Interphase Formation in SiC Fibre-Reinforced Si2N2O-Al2O3-CaO Composites," Journal of Materials Science, 30, 1995, 5621-5631, with H.H. Shin and R. F. Speyer.
  6. "The Effect of Controlled Crystallization on the Chemical Durability of a Lead Containing Waste Glass," Journal of Materials Science, 75, 1994, 2304-2308, with A. Dwivedi and R. F. Speyer.
  7. "Combustion Gas Corrosion Resistance of Heat Exchange Materials and Refractories for Glass Furnaces at High Temperatures: Part II, Oxides and Composites," American Ceramic Society Bulletin, 73:3, 1994, 99-106, with Wen-Yi Lin, Jen-Yan Hsu, and R. F. Speyer.
  8. "Combustion Gas Corrosion Resistance of Heat Exchange Materials and Refractories for Glass Furnaces at High Temperatures: Part I, Silicon Carbide and Molybdenum Silicide," American Ceramic Society Bulletin, 73:2, 1994, 72-78,  with Wen-Yi Lin, Jen-Yan Hsu and R. F. Speyer.
  9. "Fiber-Matrix Interaction in SiC Fiber Reinforced Ceramic and Intermetallic Composites," Advances in Ceramic-Matrix Composites, 1994, 235-248, with H. H. Shin and R. F. Speyer.
  10. "Microstructure of Silicon Carbide Whiskers Synthesized by Carbothermal Reduction of Silicon Nitride," Journal of the American Ceramic Society 75 (5), (1992), with H. Y. Wang and G. S. Fischman.
  11. "Glass-Crystal Transition in Non-Stoichiometric CdGexAs2," Journal of the American Ceramic Society 73:5, 1990, 1351-1359, with K. S. Hong and R. F. Speyer.
  12. "The Mechanism of Nucleation and Growth from CdGeAs2 Glass," Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids 110:2-3, 1989, 235-248, with R. F. Speyer, K. S. Hong and S. H. Risbud.

Non-Refereed Publications:

  1. "Nanobelt Thickness and Mean-free Path Determination by CBED and PEELS," Proceedings of Microscopy and Microanalysis, 2002, E. Voelkl, D. Piston, R. Gauvin, A. J. Lockley, G. W. Bailey, and S. McKernan (Eds.), 2002, pp. 1608CD, with C. Ma and Z.L. Wang.
  2. "Structure Characterization of Colossal Magnetoresistive Oxides," Proceedings of Microscopy and Microanalysis, 1998, G.W. Bailey, K.B. Alexander, W.G. Jerome, M.G. Bond, and J.J. McCarthy (Eds.),1998, 4:572-573, with D.B. Studebaker, M. Todd, T.H. Baum, and Z.L. Wang.
  3. "Carbon-Induced UV Sensitivity in Aluminum Nitride," Proceedings of Microscopy and Microanalysis, 1998, G.W. Bailey, K.B. Alexander, W.G. Jerome, M.G. Bond, and J.J. McCarthy (Eds.), 1998, 4:570-571, with R. A.Gerhardt.
  4. "Microstructure of Porous Silicon Thin Films," Proceedings of Microscopy and Microanalysis, 1998, G.W. Bailey, K.B. Alexander, W.G. Jerome, M.G. Bond, and J.J. McCarthy (Eds.),1998, 4:632-633, with R.A. Gerhardt.
  5. "Domain Structure and Colossal Magnetoresistance of La1-xSrxCoO3 and La1-xCaxMnO3," Epitaxial Oxide Thin Films II, Proceedings of the Materials Research Society, J. S. Speck, D. K. Fork, R. M. Wolf and T. Shiosaki (Eds.), 1996, 401:91-96, with Z. L. Wang and Jiming Zhang.
  6. "Domain Structures in Donor-Doped Barium Titanate Ceramics," Proceedings of the 51st Annual Meeting of the Microscopy Society of America, 1993, 930-931, with S. K. Sundaram and R. F. Speyer.
  7. "Crystallization of Barium Hexaferrite," Proceedings of the 50th Annual Meeting of the Electron Microscopy Society of America, G. W. Bailey, J. Bentley, and J. A. Small, (Eds.), 1992, 362-363, with C. K. Lee and R. F. Speyer.
  8. "Effect of Matrix Crystallinity on the Characteristics of the Interfacial Layer in SiC Fiber-Reinforced Si-Al-O-N Composites," Proceedings of the 50th Annual Meeting of the Electron Microscopy Society of America, G. W. Bailey, J. Bentley, and J. A. Small, (Eds.), 1992, 156-157, with H. H. Shin, C. Park and R. F. Speyer.
  9. "Effect of Processing Temperature on Interfacial Layer Formation in SiC Fiber-Reinforced Glass-Ceramic Composites," Proceedings of the 50th Annual Meeting of the Electron Microscopy Society of America, G. W. Bailey, J. Bentley, and J. A. Small, (Eds.), 1992, 62-63, with H. H. Shin and R.F. Speyer.
  10. "Effects of Additives on the Interfacial Microstructure of SiC Fiber/Li2O-Al2O3-6SiO2 Glass-Ceramic Composites," Proceedings of the 49th Annual Meeting of the Electron Microscopy Society of America, G. W. Bailey, (Ed.), 1991, 924-925, with J. Y. Hsu and R. F. Speyer.
  11. "Amorphous Structure of Semiconducting CdAs2 Doped with Ge," Proceedings of the XIIth International Congress on Electron Microscopy, Peachey and Williams (Eds.), 1990, Vol. 4, 702-703, with K. S. Hong and R. F. Speyer.
  12. "Crystallization Behavior of Li2O-Al2O3-6SiO2 Glasses Containing Ta2O5," Proceedings of the 47th Annual Meeting of the Electron Microscopy Society of America, G. W. Bailey (Ed.), 1989, 440-441, with J.Y. Hsu and R.F. Speyer.
  13. "Nonstoichiometry Effects on Microstructure in Amorphous CdGeAs2 ," Proceedings of the 47th Annual Meeting of the Electron Microscopy Society of America, G. W. Bailey (Ed.), 1989, 442-443, with K. S. Hong and R. F. Speyer.

Research Highlights

Honors & Awards

Professional Memberships:

  • Microscopy Society of America (1987 - present)
  • American Ceramic Society (1987 - present)