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Resolving strain in carbon nanotubes at the atomic level.

Abstract:

Details of how atomic structure responds to strain are essential for building a deeper picture of mechanics in nanomaterials. Here, we provide the first experimental evidence of atomic displacements associated with shear strain in single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs) by direct imaging using aberration-corrected transmission electron microscopy. The atomic structure of a zig-zag SWNT is resolved with unprecedented accuracy and the strain induced by bending is mapped in two dimensions. We sho...

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10.1038/nmat3125

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Warner, JH More by this author
Kirkland, AI More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Materials
Journal:
Nature materials
Volume:
10
Issue:
12
Pages:
958-962
Publication date:
2011-12-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1476-4660
ISSN:
1476-1122
URN:
uuid:b577c00e-1c7d-4c18-8add-4610cb26514c
Source identifiers:
216479
Local pid:
pubs:216479
Language:
English

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