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Atomistic Tribology

Switchable Friction on Graphene

15.08.2016 Aydar Akchurin 685 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 […]
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General Topics

Small Particles – Big Problems

27.06.2016 Aydar Akchurin 991 Views
Tiny particles are all over around us and sometimes they may create problems. This is especially of concern with metal particles formed due to wear in man-made engineering devices. Particles formed in car disk brakes […]
Computational Tribology

Hysteresis in Friction of Graphene

02.05.2016 Aydar Akchurin 1481 Views
Friction is a result of complex interaction of physical, chemical and mechanical forces at the sliding interface. Due to mentioned complexity, truly predictive models of friction are yet to be developed. As a result of […]