Nanoindentation on silicon

Tong Hong Wang, Te Hua Fang, Yu-Cheng Lin

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Abstract

Silicon is a chemical element that has the symbol Si and atomic number 14. As one of the most common elements in the universe, silicon occasionally occurs as a pure, free element in nature, but is more widely distributed in dust, planetoids, and planets as various forms of silicon dioxide or silicate. On earth, silicon is the second most abundant element in the crust, making up 25.7% of the crust by mass.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHandbook of Nanophysics
Subtitle of host publicationFunctional Nanomaterials
PublisherCRC Press
Pages27-1-27-13
ISBN (Electronic)9781420075533
ISBN (Print)9781420075526
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Jan 1

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)
  • Engineering(all)
  • Materials Science(all)

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