Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1775309
Title: Novel approach to tensile testing of micro- and nanoscale fibers
Authors: Tan, E.P.S. 
Lim, C.T. 
Issue Date: Aug-2004
Citation: Tan, E.P.S., Lim, C.T. (2004-08). Novel approach to tensile testing of micro- and nanoscale fibers. Review of Scientific Instruments 75 (8) : 2581-2585. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1775309
Abstract: A method of using existing atomic force microscope (AFM)-based nanoindentation system, which was proposed to perform tensile test of microfibers, was discussed. The force transducer of the nanoindenter was used to measure the tensile force required to stretch the microfiber. The elongation of the microfiber was measured by subtracting the elongation of the transducer spring from the total elongation of the microfiber and transducer spring. It was concluded that the system is able to provide a high load resolution of 80 nN and displacement resolution of 0.5 nm.
Source Title: Review of Scientific Instruments
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/51477
ISSN: 00346748
DOI: 10.1063/1.1775309
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