• Stella Diederichs, Dayan Nugmanov, Yulia Ivanisenko and Eberhard Kerscher :
    Corrosion Activity of Ultrafine-Grained Pure Magnesium and ZK60 MagnesiumAlloy in Phosphate Buffered Saline Solution 
    In:  Materials 2024, 17(11), 2726.

  • M. Burmeister, E. Kerscher:
    Investigation of the stress reduction and temperature increase due to ultrasonic vibrations with different amplitudes during compression tests of steels with varying specimen sizes.
    In: Ultrasonics (2023) 107053.
  • J. Sippel, E. Kerscher:
    Influence of fracture toughness and defect size on vibration characteristics and resulting stress amplitude of AISI 52100 and AISI 4140 during ultrasonic fatigue testing
    In: Procedia Structural Integrity 47 (2023), 608-616.

  • J. Hartig, B. Kirsch, S. Diederichs, E. Kerscher, Jan C. Aurich:
    Entwicklung von PVD-Schutzschichten zur Leistungssteigerung galvanisch gebundener Hochleistungsschleifscheiben
    In: Jahrbuch Schleifen, Honen, Läppen und Polieren - Verfahren und Maschinen 70 (2022): S. 148-165.
  • L. Simo Kamga, J. Sippel, M. Oehler, M. Gedan-Smolka, B. Sauer:
    Einfluss des Substratmaterials bei der Transferschmierung von Stahl-Bronze-Kontakten mit PA66-PTFE-cb Trockenschmierstoffen
    In: Tribologie und Schmierungstechnik 69 (2022), Heft 4, pp. 5-11
  • A. Khayatzadeh, J. Sippel, S. Guth, K. H. Lang, E. Kerscher:
    Influence of a Thermo-Mechanical Treatment on the Fatigue Lifetime and Crack Initiation Behavior of Quenched and Tempered Steel
    In: Metals 2022,12, 204.

  • S. Kieren-Ehses, L Böhme, L. Morales-Rivas, J. Lösch, B. Kirsch, E. Kerscher, M. Kopnarski, J. C. Aurich:
    The influence of the crystallographic orientation when micro machining commercially pure titanium: a size effect (Best Paper Award 2021des SFB 926)
    In: Precision Engineering 2021.

  • S. Averbeck, D. Spriestersbach, E. Kerscher:
    Mechanism of fine granular area and white etching crack formation in AISI 52100 bearing steel. 
    In: Theoretical and Applied Fracture Mechanics, 108 (2020) 102664.
  • J.P. Sippel, E. Kerscher:
    Properties of the Fine Granular Area and Postulated Models for Its Formation during Very High Cycle Fatigue – A Review
    In: Applied Sciences 2020, 10, 8475.
  • L. Morales-Rivas, F. Ram, D. Spriestersbach, J.P. Sippel, M. D. Graef, E. Kerscher:
    Fine granular area linked to very high cycle fatigue in martensitic and bainitic steels: Characterization by means of EBSD-dictionary indexing
    In: Scripta Materialia 2020, 194, 113644.


  • Martin Bohley, Ingo G. Reichenbach, Sonja Kieren-Ehses, Lukas Heberger , Peter A. Arrabiyeh, Rolf Merz, Luisa Böhme, Julian Hering, Benjamin Kirsch, Michael Kopnarski, Eberhard Kerscher, Georg von Freymann, Jan C. Aurich:
    Coating of Ultra-Small Micro End Mills: Analysis of Performance and Suitability of Eight Different Hard-Coatings.
    Journal of Manufacturing and Materials Processing (2018) 2, 22. 
  • Eberhard Kerscher, Tilmann Beck, Volker Schulze, Detlef Löhe:
    Otmar Vöhringer on the occasion of his 80th birthday.
    International Journal of Materials Research 109 (2018) 5, 477-478.    (
  • L. Morales-Rivas, S. Diederichs, L. Böhme, E. Gordo, A. Hebestreit, E. Kerscher:
    Method for the detection of grain boundaries in alpha Ti-based alloys by means of polarized light microscopy and image processing in MATLAB.
    Practical Metallography, 55 (2018) 10, 678-692.
  • L. Böhme, L. Morales-Rivas, S. Diederichs, E. Kerscher:
    Crystal c-axis mapping of hcp metals by conventional reflected Polarized Light Microscopy: Application to untextured and textured cp-Titanium.
    Materials Characterization 145 (2018) 573-581.

  • D. Grell, Y. Wilkin, P.F. Gostin, A. Gebert, E. Kerscher:
    Corrosion fatigue studies on fully amorphous Vitreloy 105 under three-point bending conditions.
    Frontiers in Materials 3 (2017) 60, 1-10.  
  • Daniel Grell, Jens Gibmeier, Stefan Dietrich, Frank Silze, Luisa Böhme, Volker Schulze, Uta Kühn, Eberhard Kerscher:
    Influence of shot peening on the mechanical properties of bulk amorphous Vitreloy 105
    Surface Engineering, accepted 9.01.2017 

  • C. Ruffing, Y. Ivanisenko, E. Kerscher:
    A comparison of the fatigue and fracture behavior of high strength ultrafine grained medium carbon steel SAE 1045 with high strength bearing steel SAE 52100.
    21st European Conference on Fracture, ECF21, 20-24 June 2016, Catania, Italy, Structural Integrity Procedia 2 (2016) 3240–3247
  • D. Spriestersbach, A. Brodyanski, J. Lösch, M. Kopnarski, E. Kerscher:
    Very high cycle fatigue of high-strength steels: Crack initiation by FGA formation investigated at artificial defects.
    21st European Conference on Fracture, ECF21, 20-24 June 2016, Catania, Italy, Structural Integrity Procedia 2 (2016) 1101–1108
  • Inga Müller, Rosalia Rementeria, Francisca G. Caballero, Matthias Kuntz, Eberhard Kerscher:
    Correlation of Fatigue Limit and Crack Growth Threshold Value to the Nanobainitic Microstructure.
    submitted and ACCEPTED (28.09.2016) for publication in Key Engineering Materials
  • Inga Mueller, Rosalia Rementeria, Francisca G. Caballero, Matthias Kuntz, Thomas Sourmail, Eberhard Kerscher:
    A Constitutive Relationship between Fatigue Limit and Microstructure in Nanostructured Bainitic Steels.
    Materials 2016, 9 (10) 831; doi: 10.3390/ma9100831
  • S. Averbeck, E. Kerscher:
    A study of white etching crack formation by compression-torsion experiments.
    Frattura ed Integrità Strutturale 38 (2016) 12-18.
  • K. Schmidt, S. Buhl, N. Davoudi, C. Godard, R. Merz, I. Raid, E. Kerscher, M. Kopnarski, C. Müller-Renno, S. Ripperger, J. Seewig, C. Ziegler, S. Antonyuk:
    Ti surface modification by cold spraying with TiO2 microparticles.
    Surface & Coatings Technology xxx (2016) xxx-xxx akzeptiert
  • S. Averbeck, E. Kerscher:
    Influence of multiaxial fatigue loading conditions on White Etching Crack formation.
    Engineering Fracture Mechanics, eingereicht am 22.09.2016, minor revision 18.11.16 eingereicht, akzeptiert am 14.12.16
  • Kevin Daubach, Anuschka Gummel, Lukas Kohns, Eberhard Kerscher:
    Failure Analysis on a Fractured Rim Star of a Formula Student Racing Car.
    Practical Metallography 53 (2016) 2, 98-111, doi: 10.3139/147.110369
  • D. Spriestersbach, A. Brodyanski, J. Lösch, M. Kopnarski, E. Kerscher:
    Very high cycle fatigue of bearing steels with artificial defects in vacuum.
    Materials Science and Technology32 (2016) 11, 1111-1118.
  • Azmir Azhari, Christian Schindler, Claudia Godard, Jens Gibmeier, Eberhard Kerscher:
    Effect of multiple passes treatment in waterjet peening on fatigue performance.
    Applied Surface Science 388 A (2016) 468–474.
    Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Applied Surface Science July 27-30, 2016, Shanghai, China.

  • E. Dabrock, L. Hagymási, T. Krug, F. Sarfert, E. Kerscher:
    Dry austempering heat treatment process: interactions between process parameters, transformation kinetics, and mechanical properties.
    Metallurgia Italiana 10 (2015) 49-56 2015.
  • S. Buhl, K. Schmidt, D. Sappok, R. Merz, C. Godard, E. Kerscher, M. Kopnarski, B. Sauer, S. Antonyuk, S. Ripperger
    Surface structuring of case hardened chain pins by cold-sprayed micro particles to modify friction and wear properties.
    Particuology 21 (2015) 32-40.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.partic.2014.10.001
  • P. F. Gostin, D. Eigel, D. Grell, J. Eckert, E. Kerscher, A. Gebert:
    Comparing the pitting corrosion behavior of prominent Zr-based bulk metallic glasses.
    Journal of Materials Research 30 (2015) 2, 233-241.
    doi: 10.1557/jmr.2014.371
  • M. Merzkirch, T. Hammers, A. Reeb, T. Schwind, S. Riedl, L. Thiel, A. Henschel, E. Kerscher, V. Schulze, K.A. Weidenmann:
    Fatigue Behavior and Lifetime Prediction of Unidirectionally Wire Reinforced Lightweight Metal Matrix Composites.
    Adv. Eng. Mater (2015) doi: 10.1002/adem.201400354
  • R. Rementeria, L. Morales-Rivas, M. Kuntz, C. Garcia-Mateo, E. Kerscher, Th. Sourmail, F. G. Caballero:
    On the role of microstructure in governing the fatigue behaviour of nanostructured bainitic steels.
    Materials Science and Engineering A 630 (2015) 71-77
  • C. Godard, M. Bohley, J.C. Aurich, E. Kerscher:
    Deformation behaviour of micro-milled cp-titanium specimens under tensile loading.
    International Journal of Materials Research 106 (2015) 6, 572-579
    doi: 10.3139/146.111233
  • P. Flaviu Gostin, D. Eigel, D. Grell, M. Uhlemann, E. Kerscher, J. Eckert, A. Gebert:
    Stress corrosion cracking of a Zr-based bulk metallic glass.
    Materials Science and Engineering A 639 (2015) 681-690
  • C. Ruffing, A. Kobler, E. Courtois-Manara, R. Prang, C. Kübel, Y. Ivanisenko, E. Kerscher:
    Fatigue Behavior of Ultrafine-Grained Medium Carbon Steel with Different Carbide Morphologies Processed by High Pressure Torsion.
    Metals 5 (2015) 891-909
  • C. Godard, A. Klingler, T. Junker, E. Kerscher:
    The Applicability of Nanoindentation for the Examination of Microstructured Areas in CP Titanium Samples.
    Practical Metallography 52 (2015)6, 314-322.
    doi 10.3139/147.110342
  • P. F. Gostin, D. Eigel, D. Grell, M. Uhlemann, E. Kerscher, J. Eckert, A. Gebert:
    Stress-Corrosion Interactions in Zr-Based Bulk Metallic Glasses.
    Metals 5 (2015) 1262-1278
    doi: 10.3390/met5031262,
  • D. Grell, P. F. Gostin, J. Eckert, A. Gebert, E. Kerscher:
    In Situ Electrochemical Analysis during Deformation of a Zr-Based Bulk Metallic Glass: A Sensitive Tool Revealing Early Shear Banding.
    Advanced Engineering Materials 17 (2015) 11, 1532-1535.
    doi: 10.1002/adem.201500273.

  • C. Ruffing, E. Kerscher:
    Fatigue behavior of ultrafine grained medium carbon steel with different carbide morphologies processed by high pressure torsion.
    Advanced Materials Research, 891-892 (2014), 428-433.
  • P. Grad, D. Spriestersbach, E. Kerscher:
    Influence of the inclusion type on the threshold value of failure in the VHCF-regime of high-strength steels.
    Advanced Materials Research, 891-892 (2014), 339-344
  • C. Godard, E. Kerscher:
    Characterization of the Fracture Morphology of Commercially Pure (cp)- Titanium Micro Specimens Tested by Tension-Compression Fatigue Tests.
    Procedia Materials Science 3 (2014 ) 440-446.
    doi: 10.1016/j.mspro.2014.06.074
  • A. Azhari, C. Schindler, J. Nkoumbou, E. Kerscher:
    Surface Erosion of Carbon Steel 1045 During Waterjet Peening.
    Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance. 23 (2014) 5, 1870-1880.
    doi: 10.1007/s11665-014-0932-9
  • D. Spriestersbach, P. Grad, E. Kerscher:
    Influence of different non-metallic inclusion types on the crack initiation in high-strength steels in the VHCF regime.
    International Journal of Fatigue 64 (2014) 114–120.
  • D. Spriestersbach, P. Grad, E. Kerscher:
    Crack Initiation Mechanisms and Threshold Values of Very High Cycle Fatigue Failure of High Strength Steels.
    Procedia Engineering 74 (2014) 84-91.
    doi: 10.1016/j.proeng.2014.06.229
  • E. Kerscher:
    Influence of microstructure and micro notches on the fatigue limit.
    Procedia Engineering 74 (2014) 210-217.
    doi: 10.1016/j.proeng.2014.06.251
  • A. Azhari, C. Schindler, K. Hilbert, C. Godard, E. Kerscher
    Influence of waterjet peening and smoothing on the material surface and properties of stainless steel 304.
    Surface and Coatings Technology 258 (2014) 1176–1182.
    doi: 10.1016/j.surfcoat.2014.07.013

  • P. Gargarella, S. Pauly, K.K. Song, J. Hu, N.S. Barekar, M. Samadi Khoshkhoo, A. Teresiak, H. Wendrock, U. Kühn, C. Ruffing, E. Kerscher, J. Eckert:
    Ti-Cu-Ni shape memory bulk metallic glass composites.
    Acta Materialia, 61 (2013) 1, 151-162.
  • C. Kühn, E. Kerscher:
    Consequences of Micro-Milled and Laser Structured Surfaces of CP-Titanium on Tension-Compression Fatigue Behaviour.
    Materials Science Forum, 765 (2013), 653-657.
  • C. Ruffing, P. Grad, M. Klassen, R. Müller, E. Kerscher:
    Experimental and numerical investigation of the microstructural influence on the deformation behavior of notched cp-titanium specimens.
    International Journal of Materials Research, 104 (2013) 6, 535-541., DOI: 10.3139/146.110902

  • Azhari, C. Schindler, E. Kerscher, P. Grad:
    Improving surface hardness of austenitic stainless steel using waterjet peening process.
    The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, (2012) 63:1035-1046, Doi: 10.1007/s00170-012-3962-1
  • P. Grad, B. Reuscher, A. Brodyanski, M. Kopnarski, E. Kerscher:
    Analysis of the Crack Initiation at Non-Metallic Inclusions in High-Strength Steels.
    Practical Metallography, 49 (2012) 8, 468-469
  • P. Grad, B. Reuscher, A. Brodyanski, M. Kopnarski, E. Kerscher:
    Mechanism of the fatigue crack initiation and propagation in the very high cycle fatigue regime of high-strength steels.
    Scripta Materialia, 67 (2012) 838–41,

  • V. Wagner, P. Starke, E. Kerscher, D. Eifler:
    Cyclic deformation behaviour of railway wheel steels in the very high cycle fatigue (VHCF) regime.
    International Journal of Fatigue, 33 (2011) 69-74
  • T. Kieczka, E. Kerscher:
    Investigation of the fatigue behavior of AlMg4.5Mn (EN AW-5083) in the temperature range -60 °C < T < 20 °C.
    Materials Science Forum, 690 (2011) 290-293
  • E. Kerscher, K.-H. Lang, D. Löhe:
    Boundaries for increasing the fatigue limit of the bearing steel SAE 52100 by thermomechanical treatments.
    Procedia Engineering, 10 (2011) 1985-1990

  • H. Germann, P. Starke, E. Kerscher, D. Eifler:
    Fatigue behaviour and lifetime calculation of the cast irons EN-GJL-250, EN-GJS-600 and EN-GJV-400.
    Procedia Engineering 2 (2010) 1087–1094
  • E. Kerscher, K.-H. Lang:
    Influence of thermal and thermomechanical treatments on the fatigue limit of a bainitic high-strength bearing steel.
    Procedia Engineering, 2 (2010) 1731–1739
  • Kay A. Weidenmann, Eberhard Kerscher, Thilo Hammers:
    Mechanical Properties of Compound Extruded Aircraft Stringer Profiles Under Cyclic Loading
    Advanced Engineering Materials, 12 (2010) 7, 584-586
  • K. A. Weidenmann, E. Kerscher, M. Merzkirch:
    In Situ Damage Detection With Acoustic Emission Analysis During Cyclic Loading of Wire Reinforced EN AW-6082.
    Advanced Engineering Materials, 12 (2010) 7, 637-640
  • T. Schwind, S. Fünfschilling, E. Kerscher, R. Oberacker, M.J. Hoffmann, T. Fett:
    Failure of alumina in torsion tests.
    Advanced Engineering Materials, 12 (2010) 9, 942-947
    DOI: 10.1002/adem.201000126

  • T. Schwind, E. Kerscher, K.-H. Lang:
    Fatigue of Alumina Under Cyclic Torsion Loading.
    Advanced Engineering Materials, 11 (2009) 7, 586-589
    DOI: 10.1002/adem.200800430
  • Carsten J. Peters, Eberhard Kerscher:
    Charakterisierung des Ermüdungsverhaltens hochbeanspruchter Eisenbahnvollräder für den Hochgeschwindigkeitspersonenverkehr bei betriebsrelevanten Temperaturen.
    Materialwissenschaft und Werkstofftechnik, 40 (2009) 10, 750 – 755
    DOI: 10.1002/mawe.200900525

  • E. Kerscher, K.-H. Lang, D. Löhe:
    Increasing the Fatigue Limit of a High-Strength Bearing Steel by Thermomechanical Treatment.
    Materials Science and Engineering A, 483-484C (2008) 415-417
  • E. Kerscher, K.-H. Lang, O. Vöhringer, D. Löhe:
    Increasing the fatigue limit of a bearing steel by dynamic strain ageing.
    International Journal of Fatigue, 30 (2008) 1838-1842, 2008
  • K. Weidenmann, E. Kerscher, D. Löhe:
    Gefüge und Eigenschaften verbundextrudierter Aluminiumlegierungen.
    MP Materials Testing, 50 (2008) 3, 133-141
  • K. Weidenmann, A. Klaska, E. Kerscher, D. Löhe:
    Gefüge hybrider Verbundstrangpressprofile auf Aluminiumbasis.
    Praktische Metallographie, 11 (2008) 533-545
  • J. Rögner, B. Okolo, S. Kurzenhäuser, M. Müller, W. Bauer, H.-J. Ritzhaupt-Kleissl, E. Kerscher, V. Schulze:
    Relationships between Process, Microstructure and Properties of Molded Zirconia Micro Specimens.
    Microsystems Technologies, 14 (2008), 1831 – 1837
    DOI: 10.1007/s00542-008-0631-2.
  • M. Merzkirch, K. A. Weidenmann, E. Kerscher, D. Löhe:
    Documentation of the Corrosion of Composite-Extruded Aluminium Matrix Extrusions Using the Push-Out Test.
    Advanced Materials Research, 43 (2008) 17-22
  • T. Kloppenborg, T. Hammers, M. Schikorra, E. Kerscher, A. E. Tekkaya, D. Löhe:
    Prototype Manufacturing of Extruded Aluminum Aircraft Stringer Profiles with Continuous Reinforcement
    Advanced Materials Research, 43 (2008) 167-174
  • J. Rögner, E. Kerscher, V. Schulze, D. Löhe:
    Mechanical Properties of Primary Shaped Notched Micro Specimens Made of Aluminum Bronze.
    Advanced Engineering Materials, 10 (2008) 6, 529-533
    DOI: 10.1002/adem.200800032.
  • G. Baumeister, B. Okolo, J. Rögner, R. Ruprecht, E. Kerscher, V. Schulze, J. Haußelt, D. Löhe:
    New results on microcasting of Al bronze.
    Microsystem Technologies, 14 (2008) 1813-1821
    DOI: 10.1007/s00542-008-0671-7
  • T. Schwind, T. Schalk, E. Kerscher, T. Beck, K.-H. Lang, D. Löhe:
    Thermal, mechanical and fretting fatigue of silicon nitride.
    International Journal of Materials Research, 99 (2008) 10, 1090 – 1096
  • K.A. Weidenmann, A. M. Klaska, E. Kerscher, D. Löhe:
    Gefüge hybrider Verbundstrangpressprofile auf Aluminiumbasis / Microstructure of Hybrid Composite Extrusions with Aluminum-Based Matrices.
    Praktische Metallographie, 45 (2008) 11, 533-545

  • A. Klaska, A. Ohl, E. Kerscher, T. Beck, D. Löhe:
    Gefügedarstellung der stranggepressten Aluminiumknetlegierung EN AW-6061 und der MMC-Werkstoffe EN AW-6061 verstärkt mit 15 und 22 vol.-% Al2O3-Partikeln.
    Praktische Metallographie, 44 (2007) 1, 33-51
  • K. A. Weidenmann, Th. Schwind, E. Kerscher, D. Löhe:
    Zyklische Beanspruchung drahtverstärkter Verbundstrangpressprofile mit Aluminiummatrix.
    Mat.wiss. u. Werkstofftechnik, 38 (2007) 2, 75-78

  • K. A. Weidenmann, E. Kerscher, V. Schulze, D. Löhe:
    Characterization of the interfacial properties of compound-extruded lightweight profiles using the push-out-technique.
    Materials Science and Engineering, A424 (2006), 205-211
  • K. A. Weidenmann, E. Kerscher, V. Schulze, D. Löhe:
    Mechanical properties of compound-extruded aluminium-matrix profiles under quasi-static loading conditions.
    Advanced Materials Research: Flexible Manufacture of Lightweight Frame Structures, 10 (2006), 23-33
  • R. Ermel, T. Beck, and E. Kerscher:
    Analysis of failure behaviour of carbon/carbon composite made by chemical vapour infiltration considering fibre, matrix and interface properties.
    International Journal of Materials Research, 97 (2006) 10, 1401-1409

  • K. A. Weidenmann, M. Schomäcker, E. Kerscher, D. Löhe, M. Kleiner:
    Composite extrusion of aluminium matrix specimens reinforced with continuous ceramic fibres.
    Light Metal Age, 63 (2005) 5, 6-10




  • E. Kerscher, M. T. Kelemen, K.H. Diefenbach, O. Stockert, H.v. Löhneysen, E. Dormann:
    Single-crystal like NMR spectra of CeCu5Au powder samples.
    European Physical Journal B - Condensed Matter, 19 (2001) 2, 241-248

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