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Carbon nanotubes

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Nature Materials volume 8, pages 857858 (2009) | Download Citation

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Friction measurements on carbon nanotubes show a remarkable anisotropy, the origin of which can be traced to the activation of specific deformation modes of energy dissipation.

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  1. Ruben Perez is in the Departamento de Física Teórica de la Materia Condensada, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, E-28049 Madrid, Spain.  ruben.perez@uam.es

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