Nacre-nanomimetics: Strong, Stiff & Plastic

De Luca, F, Menzel, R, Blaker, JJ et al. (3 more authors) (2015) Nacre-nanomimetics: Strong, Stiff & Plastic. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 7 (48). pp. 26783-26791. ISSN 1944-8252



  • De Luca, F
  • Menzel, R
  • Blaker, JJ
  • Birkbeck, J
  • Bismarck, A
  • Shaffer, MSP
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Keywords: nacre-nanomimetic; layer-by-layer assembly; mechanical properties; in situ characterization; “brick-and-mortar” arrangement; deformation mechanisms; plastic deformation
  • Accepted: 12 November 2015
  • Published (online): 12 November 2015
  • Published: 9 December 2015
Institution: The University of Leeds
Academic Units: The University of Leeds > Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences (Leeds) > School of Chemistry (Leeds) > Inorganic Chemistry (Leeds)
Depositing User: Symplectic Publications
Date Deposited: 03 Mar 2016 10:08
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2016 08:02
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Publisher: American Chemical Society
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