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A New Extension of Cauchy-Born Rule for Monolayer Crystal Films

Lu, Sheng and Cho, Chongdu (2010) A New Extension of Cauchy-Born Rule for Monolayer Crystal Films. Nanoscale Research Letters, 5 (5). pp. 863-867. (In Press)

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Abstract

By combining with the physical concept of inscribed surface, the standard Cauchy–Born rule (CBR) is straightly extended to have a rigorous and accurate atomistic continuum theory for the monolayer crystal films. Resorting to using Tersoff–Brenner potential, the present theory to graphite sheet and single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) is applied to evaluate the mechanical properties. The results are validated by the comparison with previously reported studies.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Carbon nanotubes - Cauchy-Born rule - Monolayer crystalline film - Inscribed surface - Mechanical properties
Subjects:Engineering > Nanotechnology applications in mechanical engineering
Physical Science > Nano objects
ID Code:9000
Deposited By:Lesley Tobin
Deposited On:30 Aug 2010 13:53
Last Modified:30 Aug 2010 13:53

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