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Buckling of Carbon Nanotubes: A State of the Art Review
AbstractThe nonlinear mechanical response of carbon nanotubes, referred to as their “buckling” behavior, is a major topic in the nanotube research community. Buckling means a deformation process in which a large strain beyond a threshold causes an abrupt change in the strain energy vs. deformation profile. Thus far, much effort has been devoted to analysis of the buckling of nanotubes under various loading conditions: compression, bending, torsion, and their certain combinations. Such extensive studies have been motivated by (i) the structural resilience of nanotubes against buckling, and (ii) the substantial influence of buckling on their physical properties. In this contribution, I review the dramatic progress in nanotube buckling research during the past few years.
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Shima, H. Buckling of Carbon Nanotubes: A State of the Art Review. Materials 2012, 5, 47-84.View more citation formats
Shima H. Buckling of Carbon Nanotubes: A State of the Art Review. Materials. 2012; 5(1):47-84.Chicago/Turabian Style
Shima, Hiroyuki. 2012. "Buckling of Carbon Nanotubes: A State of the Art Review." Materials 5, no. 1: 47-84.