Describing isotropic and anisotropic out-of-plane deformations in thin cubic materials by use of Zernike polynomials.

  title={Describing isotropic and anisotropic out-of-plane deformations in thin cubic materials by use of Zernike polynomials.},
  author={Chih-Hao Chang and Mireille Akilian and M. Schattenburg},
  journal={Applied optics},
  volume={45 3},
Isotropic and anisotropic out-of-plane deformations induced by thin-film residual stress on thin cubic materials are studied. By transforming the compliance tensor, an analytical expression can be derived for the biaxial stiffness modulus for all directions in any given cubic crystal plane. A modified Stoney's equation, including both isotropic and anisotropic terms, can be formulated to predict the anisotropic out-of-plane deformation. The isotropic and anisotropic deformations are then… Expand

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