Revealing spider silk’s 3D nanostructure through low temperature plasma etching and advanced low-voltage SEM

Stehling, N.A. orcid.org/0000-0002-3258-7454, Abrams, K.J., Holland, C. et al. (1 more author) (2019) Revealing spider silk’s 3D nanostructure through low temperature plasma etching and advanced low-voltage SEM. Frontiers in Materials, 5. 84. ISSN 2296-8016

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Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information: © 2019 Stehling, Abrams, Holland and Rodenburg. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY) (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/). The use, distribution or reproduction in other forums is permitted, provided the original author(s) and the copyright owner(s) are credited and that the original publication in this journal is cited, in accordance with accepted academic practice. No use, distribution or reproduction is permitted which does not comply with these terms.
Keywords: Spider silk; biopolymer; hierarchical structure; Multiscale material design; Natural material; Low voltage scanning electron microscopy (LVSEM); protein
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  • Accepted: 31 December 2018
  • Published (online): 25 January 2019
  • Published: 25 January 2019
Institution: The University of Sheffield
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Engineering (Sheffield) > Department of Materials Science and Engineering (Sheffield)
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ENGINEERING AND PHYSICAL SCIENCE RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)EP/K005693/1
ENGINEERING AND PHYSICAL SCIENCE RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)EP/N008065/1
Depositing User: Symplectic Sheffield
Date Deposited: 14 Jan 2019 15:21
Last Modified: 30 Jan 2019 15:05
Published Version: https://doi.org/10.3389/fmats.2018.00084
Status: Published
Publisher: Frontiers Media
Refereed: Yes
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.3389/fmats.2018.00084

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