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Table 4 Nominal properties of common metals and ceramics at 300 K[98]

From: Design strategies for controlling damping in micromechanical and nanomechanical resonators

Material E (GPa) ρ (kg/m3) k (W/m/K) α (K−1) C (J/m3/K) v (m/s) γ
Aluminum 70 2.7 × 103 220 24.0 × 10−6 2.4 × 106 5.1 × 103 1.7
Copper 120 8.9 × 103 400 20.0 × 10−6 3.8 × 106 3.6 × 103 1.9
Gold 82 1.9 × 104 320 15.0 × 10−6 2.5 × 106 2.1 × 103 2.9
Nickel 210 8.9 × 103 92 13.0 × 10−6 3.9 × 106 4.8 × 103 1.8
Silicon 160 2.3 × 103 150 2.6 × 10−6 1.6 × 106 8.3 × 103 0.4
Silicon carbide 400 3.2 × 103 70 3.0 × 10−6 3.0 × 106 1.1 × 104 1.1
Silicon oxide 70 2.2 × 103 1 0.5 × 10−6 1.5 × 106 5.6 × 103 1.9
Silicon nitride 250 3.2 × 103 8 3.0 × 10−6 3.0 × 106 8.8 × 103 1.2
Silver 76 1.1 × 104 430 18.0 × 10−6 3.0 × 106 2.7 × 103 2.4