vacuum oil flow
Advanced Materials

Stability of vacuum oil in space

25.06.2018 tribonet 813 Views

A research team from the Research Institute of Mechanics, MSU together with a colleague from the Center of New Space Technologies, MAI described the behavior of a liquid sheet (vacuum oil) propagating in open space. […]

Illuminated glass
Atomistic Tribology

Friction has memory

18.06.2018 tribonet 1,396 Views

Experiments show that the friction between two surfaces depends on their history of contact and that this “memory” is reminiscent of the behavior of glasses. Contrary to what you may have learned in high school, […]