Materials Physics Laboratory

Dr. Benjamin Chan and the Materials Physics Laboratory

Dr. Benjamin Chan and the Materials Physics Laboratory

The Materials Physics Laboratory serves the research needs of the Materials Science Program of the Department of Physics and of Chemistry.  The laboratory houses the materials strength tester, the atomic force microscope, the scanning electron microscope, and other equipment for materials characterization.

Faculty Members:

  • Dr. Benjamin Chan (Coordinator)
  • Mr. John P. Bermundo

JOURNAL ARTICLES

2006

Guerrero, R, Barreto JT, Uy, JLV, Culaba IB & Chan BO. (2006). “Effects of Spontaneous surface buckling on the diffraction performance of an AU-coated elastromeric grating”, in Optics Communications. Doi:10.1016/j.optcom.2006.08.024

2003

Chan, B.O., 2003. “Assessing the Effect of Plastic Deformation on the Mechanical Properties of Copper Wire via a Strain Hardening Experiments.” Loyola Schools Review Volume II, School of Science & Engineering, pp. 49-62.

CONFERENCE PAPERS

2009

J.P. Bermundo and R.A. Guerrero, “Strain effects on multiplexing selectivity of elastomer phase masks for volume holography,” Proc. of the Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas V6 ISSN: 1656 2666, Development Academy of the Philippines, Tagaytay (2009).

2005

D. Mancilla, N. J. C. Libatique, I. Culaba, R. Guerrero, B. Chan, G. Tangonan, G. H. R. Kofod, “Self-assembled reflection gratings on flexible elastomeric materials,” 23rd National Physics Congress (Philippines, 2005).

R. L. Alfonso, B. O. Chan, “Formation of a variable focus lens by elastomer compression,” 23rd National Physics Congress (Philippines, 2005).

2004

Chan, B.O. (2004). “Electron Beam Induced Current Technique for Junction Imaging and Evaluating the Electrical Activity of Defects in Buried Contact Solar Cells.” Paper presented at the 2004 Scientific Conference and 5th General Assembly of The Microscopy Society of the Philippines, November 2004, Ateneo de Manila University.

Chan, B.O. (2004). “Imaging of Defects and Textured Surfaces on Photovoltaic Silicon Materials Using Visible, IR and Electron Microscopy.” Poster presented at the 2004 Scientific Conference and 5th General Assembly of The Microscopy Society of the Philippines, November 2004, Ateneo de Manila University.

R. A. Guerrero, B. Chan, C. Tenedero, N. Libatique, I. Culaba, G. Kofod, G. Tangonan, “Diffraction performance of Au-coated stretchable grating,” 22nd National Physics Congress (Philippines, 2004).

2002

J. B. L. Gaston, R. B. V. Lim, B. O. Chan, “Simulating spring design and fabrication in the classroom,” 20th National Physics Congress (Philippines, 2002).

B. O. Chan, B. V. Lim, J. B. L. Gaston, “Understanding and demonstrating plastic deformation processes using Cu wires and spring,” 20th National Physics Congress (Philippines, 2002).

2001

L. dela Rama, E. Enriquez, E. Chainani, B. Chan, I. Culaba, “Preparation and characterization of thin semiconducting polymer film,” 19th National Physics Congress (Philippines, 2001).

B. Chan, “Strain hardening elastic limit and elastic modulus experiments on copper, tie, and fuse wires,” 19th National Physics Congress (Philippines, 2001).

2000

B. Chan, I. Culaba, “Quantitative adhesion test for thin films using a Vernier force sensor,” 18th National Physics Congress (Philippines, 2000).

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