zinc-graphic
Advanced Materials

Graphene based solid lubricant reduces friction and wear

22.08.2017 tribonet 844 Views
This composite image depicts the makeup and performance of a new non-liquid lubricant developed by researchers at Purdue University. (Purdue University image/ Abdullah A. Alazemi) Download image. WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Researchers have created a […]
graphene structure
Advanced Materials

The Science of Friction on Graphene

12.08.2017 tribonet 265 Views
  Sliding on flexible graphene surfaces has been uncharted territory until now, Graphene, a two-dimensional form of carbon sheets just one atom thick, has been the subject of widespread research, in large part because of […]
Graphene-Nanosheet
Atomistic Tribology

Controlling friction of graphene

02.02.2017 Aydar Akchurin 516 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 […]
graphene_puckering
Advanced Materials

Evolving friction of graphene

28.11.2016 Aydar Akchurin 400 Views
Two-dimensional materials are defined as substances with the thickness less than few nanometers. While there may exist around 500 of various 2D materials, the first discovered 2D material is graphene. Graphene is flexible, transparent, possesses […]
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Atomistic Tribology

Switchable Friction on Graphene

15.08.2016 Aydar Akchurin 119 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 […]
Graphene Atoms
Advanced Materials

In Situ Generation of Graphene

25.07.2016 Aydar Akchurin 172 Views
Graphene has unique properties and is being extensively used in various applications. It got a deserved attention in the field of tribology as well and was reported to lead to the states of superlubricity (see […]