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Recent Advances in Micro, Nano, and Cell Mechanics

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Author(s)

Yong Zhu, Taher Saif, Frank W. DelRio

Abstract

The field of micro- and nano-mechanics for both solid-state and biological materials continues to attract tremendous interest. At these length scales, innovative experimental methods are continually being developed, including in-situ electron microscopy, super-resolution florescence microscopy, scanning probe microscopy and spectroscopy, and traction force microscopy. Novel micro- and nano-materials are also emerging, from thin films, nanowires, nanotubes, and two-dimensional (2D) materials to micro- and nano-lattice structures and active soft materials, all of which can exhibit size effects in elastic and inelastic properties as well as size-dependent deformation and fracture mechanisms. Conversely, fundamental studies at the micro- and nano-scale can be critical to the design of large-scale materials. The goal of this Special Issue in Experimental Mechanics is to highlight some recent advances in this exciting field of research.
Citation
Experimental Mechanics
Volume
59
Issue
3

Citation

Zhu, Y. , Saif, T. and DelRio, F. (2019), Recent Advances in Micro, Nano, and Cell Mechanics, Experimental Mechanics, [online], https://doi.org/10.1007/s11340-019-00497-0, https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=927371 (Accessed July 24, 2024)

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Created May 6, 2019, Updated October 12, 2021