Mechanical properties of carbon nanotubes: a fiber digest for beginners

Carbon 40, 1729 - 1734 (2002)

Mechanical properties of carbon nanotubes: a fiber digest for beginners

J.P. Salvetat-Delmotte, A. Rubio

A condensed review of mechanical properties of carbon nanotubes is given. Theory as well as experiments is examined with a view to extracting the fundamental elements that should allow the reader to build his own perspective of the subject.

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