7. Size-Dependent Strength in Single-Crystalline Metallic Nanostructures

  1. Horacio D. Espinosa2 and
  2. Gang Bao3
  1. Julia R. Greer

Published Online: 11 DEC 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118482568.ch7

Nano and Cell Mechanics: Fundamentals and Frontiers

Nano and Cell Mechanics: Fundamentals and Frontiers

How to Cite

Greer, J. R. (2013) Size-Dependent Strength in Single-Crystalline Metallic Nanostructures, in Nano and Cell Mechanics: Fundamentals and Frontiers (eds H. D. Espinosa and G. Bao), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118482568.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Northwestern University, USA

  2. 3

    Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

Author Information

  1. California Institute of Technology, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 DEC 2012
  2. Published Print: 10 JAN 2013

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118460399

Online ISBN: 9781118482568

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Keywords:

  • Dislocations;
  • nano-plasticity;
  • nano mechanical testing;
  • size effects

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Background

  • Sample Fabrication

  • Uniaxial Deformation Experiments

  • Discussion and Outlook on Size-Dependent Strength in Single-Crystalline Metals

  • Conclusions and Outlook

  • References