Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1166/nnl.2010.1095
Title: Mechanical properties of 1D metal oxide nanostructures
Authors: Varghese, B. 
Sow, C.-H. 
Lim, C.T. 
Keywords: 1D nanostructures
Mechanical properties
Metal oxides
Nanomechanics
Issue Date: Dec-2010
Source: Varghese, B., Sow, C.-H., Lim, C.T. (2010-12). Mechanical properties of 1D metal oxide nanostructures. Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Letters 2 (4) : 268-281. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1166/nnl.2010.1095
Abstract: Knowledge on mechanical properties of metal oxide nanostructures is critical in achieving full potential of downscaling metal oxides into nanometric structures. Novel and adequate experimentations are required to overcome the challenges imposed by the minuscule size of one-dimensional (1D) nanostructures for the characterization of their mechanical properties. Large amount of research efforts in probing and understanding the mechanical behavior of 1D metal oxide nanostructures has been devoted in the past decade. These studies revealed interesting mechanical responses of 1D metal oxide nanostructures including the size dependent elastic constants, large elastic deformation capability, and predominant effect of external stresses on its properties. This article reviews the progress in thestudy of the mechanical properties of 1D metal oxide nanostructures. Experimental challenges and difficulties in interpreting the evaluated mechanical responses of 1D metal oxidenanostructures are highlighted. Recent reports on the mechanical stress induced tunable properties of 1D metal oxide nanostructures are also discussed. © 2010 American Scientific Publishers.
Source Title: Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Letters
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/51451
ISSN: 19414900
DOI: 10.1166/nnl.2010.1095
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