Deformation Mechanisms of Natural Nano-Laminar Composites: Direct TEM Observation of Organic Matrix in Nacre

  1. Sanjay Mathur,
  2. Mrityunjay Singh,
  3. Janathan Salem and
  4. Dongming Zhu
  1. Taro Sumitomo1,
  2. Hideki Kakisawa1,
  3. Yusuke Owaki2 and
  4. Yutaka Kagawa2

Published Online: 14 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470339701.ch3

Nanostructured Materials and Nanotechnology: Ceramic and Engineering Science Proceedings, Volume 28, Issue 6

Nanostructured Materials and Nanotechnology: Ceramic and Engineering Science Proceedings, Volume 28, Issue 6

How to Cite

Sumitomo, T., Kakisawa, H., Owaki, Y. and Kagawa, Y. (2007) Deformation Mechanisms of Natural Nano-Laminar Composites: Direct TEM Observation of Organic Matrix in Nacre, in Nanostructured Materials and Nanotechnology: Ceramic and Engineering Science Proceedings, Volume 28, Issue 6 (eds S. Mathur, M. Singh, J. Salem and D. Zhu), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470339701.ch3

Author Information

  1. 1

    National Institute for Materials Science, 1-2-1 Sengen, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0047 Japan

  2. 2

    University of Tokyo, 4-6-1 Komaba, Meguro, Tokyo 153-8904 Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 29 OCT 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470196373

Online ISBN: 9780470339701

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Keywords:

  • deformation mechanisms;
  • nano-laminar composites;
  • organic matrix;
  • polymorph aragonite;
  • transmission electron microscopy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Formation of Nacre

  • Organic Matrix Structure

  • Bulk Mechanical Properties

  • Organic Matrix Mechanical Properties

  • Experimental Method

  • Results and Discussion

  • Organic Matrix Structure

  • Organic Matrlx Deformation

  • Conclusions