Graphene-Nanosheet
Atomistic Tribology

Controlling friction of graphene

02.02.2017 Aydar Akchurin 699 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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Advanced Materials

Evolving friction of graphene

28.11.2016 Aydar Akchurin 618 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 213 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 272 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 […]