On source-limited dislocations in nanoindentation

M. X. Shi, Y. Huang*, M. Li, K. C. Hwang

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The discrete dislocation model is used in this note to investigate the source-limited dislocation generation and glide in nanoindentation. It is shown that once there are enough sources for dislocation generation, the material behavior becomes independent of the dislocation source distribution.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)433-435
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Applied Mechanics, Transactions ASME
Issue number3
StatePublished - May 1 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering


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