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Publication Citation: Atomic-level stick-slip

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Author(s): Robert W. Carpick; Rachel J. Cannara; Ashlie Martini;
Title: Atomic-level stick-slip
Published: June 28, 2013
Abstract: Atomic level stick-slip refers to the behavior of a sliding interface, usually an atomic force microscope tip sliding along a crystalline surface, whereby the tip sticks and then slips laterally with respect to the surface in a periodic fashion. The periodicity coincides with the surface lattice.
Citation: Encyclopedia of Tribology
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company, New York, NY
Pages: pp. 140 - 148
Keywords: Atomic-scale stick-slip; Atomic lattice stick-slip; Atomic stick-slip; friction
Research Areas: Surface Physics
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-92897-5  (Note: May link to a non-U.S. Government webpage)
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