Mechanical characterization of materials at small length scales

Maria F. Pantano, Horacio D. Espinosa, Leonardo Pagnotta

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Abstract

A review on the mechanical characterization of materials at small length scale is presented. The focus is on the different micro- and nanoscale testing techniques, the variety of materials investigated by the scientific and industrial communities and the mechanical quantities identified by such methodologies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)545-561
Number of pages17
JournalJournal of Mechanical Science and Technology
Volume26
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 2012

Keywords

  • MEMS
  • Mechanical characterization
  • Mechanical properties
  • NEMS

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering

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