Experimental and numerical investigation into buckling instability of carbon nanotube probes under nanoindentation

Yeau-Ren Jeng, Ping Chi Tsai, Te Hua Fang

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摘要

This study employs a series of experimental nanoindentation tests and molecular dynamics simulations to investigate buckling instabilities of carbon nanotube probes. It is found that the buckling mechanism varies as a function of probe lengths and initial inclination angles. The experimental results show that longer nanotubes buckle in local-buckling mode, whereas shorter nanotubes undergo global buckling. This study also suggests that the inclination angle also plays a key role in determining buckling behaviors of nanotube probes.

原文English
文章編號161913
期刊Applied Physics Letters
90
發行號16
DOIs
出版狀態Published - 2007 四月 30

指紋

buckling
nanoindentation
carbon nanotubes
probes
nanotubes
inclination
dynamic tests
molecular dynamics
simulation

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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