Dr Cenk Kocer

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

A28 - Physics Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9036 6504
Fax +61 2 9351 7726

Research interests

Member of the Applied and Plasma Physics Research Group. Research projects in these areas are a stimulating mix of fundamental physics and practical applications, in areas which include materials physics, plasma deposition and processing, thin film materials, vacuum glazing, renewable and sustainable energy and cross-disciplinary research in the areas of biointerfaces and interactions of biosystems for medicine.

Selected grants

2011

  • Development of a new hybrid Electrochromic Vacuum Windows; Kocer C; DVC International/IPDF Grant.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Abe, T., Hashimoto, K., Sahara, R., Kocer, C. (2014). Relations between parameters in different sublattice configurations for CALPHAD-type thermodynamic assessments. Materials Transactions, 55(11), 1683-1688. [More Information]
  • Kocer, C., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2009). Elastic properties of a material composed of alternating layers of negative and positive Poisson's ratio. Materials Science and Engineering A: Structural Materials: Properties, Microstructures and Processing, 505(1-2), 111-115. [More Information]
  • Kocer, C., Abe, T., Soon, A. (2009). The Z-phase in 9-12% Cr ferritic steels: A phase stability analysis. Materials Science and Engineering A: Structural Materials: Properties, Microstructures and Processing, 505(1-2), 1-5. [More Information]
  • Ode, M., Abe, T., Murakami, H., Yamabe-Mitarai, Y., Hara, T., Nagashio, K., Kocer, C., Onodera, H. (2008). An investigation of the phase diagram Al-IR binary system. Intermetallics, 16, 1171-1178. [More Information]
  • Abe, T., Kocer, C., Ode, M., Murakami, H., Yamabe-Mitari, Y., Hashimoto, K., Onodera, H. (2008). Thermodynamic re-assessment of the Al-Ir system. CALPHAD, 32, 686-692. [More Information]
  • Marks, N., Cover, M., Kocer, C. (2006). Simulating temperature effects in the growth of tetrahedral amorphous carbon: The importance of infrequent events. Applied Physics Letters, 89, 131924-1-131924-3.
  • Marks, N., Cover, M., Kocer, C. (2006). The importance of rare events in thin film deposition: a molecular dynamics study of tetrahedral amorphous carbon. Molecular Simulation, 32(15), 1271-1277.
  • Kocer, C., Hirosaki, N., Ogata, S. (2006). The strength and hardness of cubic spinel SiAlON (c-Si6-zAlzOzN8-z, z=1). Scripta Materialia, 55(4), 391-394.
  • Hirosaki, N., Kocer, C., Ogata, S., Tatsumi, K. (2005). Ab initio characterization of the mechanical and electronic properties of beta-SiAlON (Si6-zAlzOzN8-z; z=0-5). Physical Review B (Condensed Matter and Materials Physics), 71(10), 1-12.
  • Abe, T., Ode, M., Murakami, H., Oh, C., Kocer, C., Yamabe-Mitarai, Y. (2005). Thermodynamic Assessment of the Al-Ir System. Zairyo to Purosesu, 18(6), 1272-1276.
  • Ogata, S., Hirosaki, N., Kocer, C., Shibutani, Y. (2004). A comparative ab initio study of the 'ideal' strength of single crystal alpha-and β-Si3N4. Acta Materialia, 52, 233-238. [More Information]
  • Kocer, C., Hirosaki, N., Ogata, S. (2004). Ab Initio Modeling Of The Stress-Strain Response Of Sialon (Si6-Zalzozn8-Z, Z=0.5 And 1). Materials Transactions, 45(5), 1469-1472.
  • Kocer, C., Hirosaki, N., Ogata, S. (2004). An Ab-initio study of Si3N4 Single Crystal Polymorphs. Transactions of the Materials Research Society of Japan, 29(8), 3711-3714.
  • Hirosaki, N., Ogata, S., Kocer, C. (2003). Ab initio calculation of the crystal structure of the lanthanide Ln2O3 sesquioxides. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 351, 31-34.
  • Kocer, C., Hirosaki, N., Ogata, S. (2003). Ab initio calculation of the ideal tensile and shear strength of cubic silicon nitride. Physical Review B (Condensed Matter and Materials Physics), 67(3), 035210-1-035210-4.
  • Kocer, C. (2003). An automated incremental finite element study of Hertzian cone crack growth. Finite Elements in Analysis and Design, 39(7), 639-660.
  • Kocer, C. (2003). Using the Hertzian Fracture System to Measure Crack Growth Data: a review. International Journal of Fracture, 121(3-4), 111-132.
  • Hirosaki, N., Ogata, S., Kocer, C., Kitagawa, H., Nakamura, Y. (2002). Molecular dynamics calculation of the ideal thermal conductivity of single-crystal αlpha- and beta-Si(3)N(4). Physical Review B (Condensed Matter and Materials Physics), 65(13), 134110-1-134110-11.
  • Hirosaki, N., Ogata, S., Kocer, C., Kitagawa, H., Nakamura, Y. (2002). The ideal thermal conductivity of single crystal α- and Β-Si3N4. Transactions of the Materials Research Society of Japan, 27(2), 309-312.
  • Ogata, S., Hirosaki, N., Kocer, C., Kitagawa, H. (2001). An ab initio calculation of the ideal tensile strength of beta-silicon nitride. Physical Review B (Condensed Matter and Materials Physics), 64(2001), 172102-1-172102-4.
  • Kocer, C., Collins, R. (2001). Measurement of very slow crack growth in glass. Journal of the American Ceramic Society, Vol 84, Iss 11, 2585-2593.

Conferences

  • Kocer, C. (2011). Finite element analysis of the mechanical deformations in a vacuum glazing. 12th International Congress on Architectural and Automative Glass (2011), Glaston, Finland: Glass Performance Days. [More Information]
  • Abe, T., Ode, M., Murakami, H., Oh, C., Kocer, C., Yamabe-Mitarai, Y., Onodera, H. (2006). A Thermodynamic Description of the Al-Ir System. THERMEC 2006.
  • Manzoni, G., Heisig, S., Takano, T., Kocer, C., Goto, H., Mihara, T., Maeda, R. (2006). Conception and design of a thermal valveless micropump. SPIE, USA: International Society for optical Engineers.

2014

  • Abe, T., Hashimoto, K., Sahara, R., Kocer, C. (2014). Relations between parameters in different sublattice configurations for CALPHAD-type thermodynamic assessments. Materials Transactions, 55(11), 1683-1688. [More Information]

2011

  • Kocer, C. (2011). Finite element analysis of the mechanical deformations in a vacuum glazing. 12th International Congress on Architectural and Automative Glass (2011), Glaston, Finland: Glass Performance Days. [More Information]

2009

  • Kocer, C., McKenzie, D., Bilek, M. (2009). Elastic properties of a material composed of alternating layers of negative and positive Poisson's ratio. Materials Science and Engineering A: Structural Materials: Properties, Microstructures and Processing, 505(1-2), 111-115. [More Information]
  • Kocer, C., Abe, T., Soon, A. (2009). The Z-phase in 9-12% Cr ferritic steels: A phase stability analysis. Materials Science and Engineering A: Structural Materials: Properties, Microstructures and Processing, 505(1-2), 1-5. [More Information]

2008

  • Ode, M., Abe, T., Murakami, H., Yamabe-Mitarai, Y., Hara, T., Nagashio, K., Kocer, C., Onodera, H. (2008). An investigation of the phase diagram Al-IR binary system. Intermetallics, 16, 1171-1178. [More Information]
  • Abe, T., Kocer, C., Ode, M., Murakami, H., Yamabe-Mitari, Y., Hashimoto, K., Onodera, H. (2008). Thermodynamic re-assessment of the Al-Ir system. CALPHAD, 32, 686-692. [More Information]

2006

  • Abe, T., Ode, M., Murakami, H., Oh, C., Kocer, C., Yamabe-Mitarai, Y., Onodera, H. (2006). A Thermodynamic Description of the Al-Ir System. THERMEC 2006.
  • Manzoni, G., Heisig, S., Takano, T., Kocer, C., Goto, H., Mihara, T., Maeda, R. (2006). Conception and design of a thermal valveless micropump. SPIE, USA: International Society for optical Engineers.
  • Marks, N., Cover, M., Kocer, C. (2006). Simulating temperature effects in the growth of tetrahedral amorphous carbon: The importance of infrequent events. Applied Physics Letters, 89, 131924-1-131924-3.
  • Marks, N., Cover, M., Kocer, C. (2006). The importance of rare events in thin film deposition: a molecular dynamics study of tetrahedral amorphous carbon. Molecular Simulation, 32(15), 1271-1277.
  • Kocer, C., Hirosaki, N., Ogata, S. (2006). The strength and hardness of cubic spinel SiAlON (c-Si6-zAlzOzN8-z, z=1). Scripta Materialia, 55(4), 391-394.

2005

  • Hirosaki, N., Kocer, C., Ogata, S., Tatsumi, K. (2005). Ab initio characterization of the mechanical and electronic properties of beta-SiAlON (Si6-zAlzOzN8-z; z=0-5). Physical Review B (Condensed Matter and Materials Physics), 71(10), 1-12.
  • Abe, T., Ode, M., Murakami, H., Oh, C., Kocer, C., Yamabe-Mitarai, Y. (2005). Thermodynamic Assessment of the Al-Ir System. Zairyo to Purosesu, 18(6), 1272-1276.

2004

  • Ogata, S., Hirosaki, N., Kocer, C., Shibutani, Y. (2004). A comparative ab initio study of the 'ideal' strength of single crystal alpha-and β-Si3N4. Acta Materialia, 52, 233-238. [More Information]
  • Kocer, C., Hirosaki, N., Ogata, S. (2004). Ab Initio Modeling Of The Stress-Strain Response Of Sialon (Si6-Zalzozn8-Z, Z=0.5 And 1). Materials Transactions, 45(5), 1469-1472.
  • Kocer, C., Hirosaki, N., Ogata, S. (2004). An Ab-initio study of Si3N4 Single Crystal Polymorphs. Transactions of the Materials Research Society of Japan, 29(8), 3711-3714.

2003

  • Hirosaki, N., Ogata, S., Kocer, C. (2003). Ab initio calculation of the crystal structure of the lanthanide Ln2O3 sesquioxides. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 351, 31-34.
  • Kocer, C., Hirosaki, N., Ogata, S. (2003). Ab initio calculation of the ideal tensile and shear strength of cubic silicon nitride. Physical Review B (Condensed Matter and Materials Physics), 67(3), 035210-1-035210-4.
  • Kocer, C. (2003). An automated incremental finite element study of Hertzian cone crack growth. Finite Elements in Analysis and Design, 39(7), 639-660.
  • Kocer, C. (2003). Using the Hertzian Fracture System to Measure Crack Growth Data: a review. International Journal of Fracture, 121(3-4), 111-132.

2002

  • Hirosaki, N., Ogata, S., Kocer, C., Kitagawa, H., Nakamura, Y. (2002). Molecular dynamics calculation of the ideal thermal conductivity of single-crystal αlpha- and beta-Si(3)N(4). Physical Review B (Condensed Matter and Materials Physics), 65(13), 134110-1-134110-11.
  • Hirosaki, N., Ogata, S., Kocer, C., Kitagawa, H., Nakamura, Y. (2002). The ideal thermal conductivity of single crystal α- and Β-Si3N4. Transactions of the Materials Research Society of Japan, 27(2), 309-312.

2001

  • Ogata, S., Hirosaki, N., Kocer, C., Kitagawa, H. (2001). An ab initio calculation of the ideal tensile strength of beta-silicon nitride. Physical Review B (Condensed Matter and Materials Physics), 64(2001), 172102-1-172102-4.
  • Kocer, C., Collins, R. (2001). Measurement of very slow crack growth in glass. Journal of the American Ceramic Society, Vol 84, Iss 11, 2585-2593.

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