Atomistic Tribology

Tribology and MEMS

21.02.2017 HARSHVARDHAN SINGH 1141 Views
For the convenience of our readers who are not familiar with MEMS technology, we have first given a brief introduction to MEMS. Defining Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS)   In a simpler way, MEMS can be defined […]
Graphene-Nanosheet
Atomistic Tribology

Controlling friction of graphene

02.02.2017 Aydar Akchurin 1022 Views
Graphene, a wonder just one atom thick material, shows incredible wear-resistance and super low friction levels. This behavior is ascribed to its low inter-layer shear properties and high normal load carrying capabilities. However, in many […]
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Atomistic Tribology

Switchable Friction on Graphene

15.08.2016 Aydar Akchurin 658 Views
Graphene is a unique material in many aspects and has recently been applied in various ways. In tribology, it has been shown to lead to a superlubricity – an ultra low friction state. In laboratory […]
Tribo Plasma
Atomistic Tribology

Relativistic Tribology, Tribo Plasma

12.02.2016 tribonet 547 Views
Gravitational waves were proved to exist, thus validating one more prediction by Albert Einstein and his general theory of relativity! Is there any relation between the relativity and Tribology? It looks like there is! “Micromechanisms […]