Table 1

Model condition and simulation parameters
Condition Parameter
Work material Germanium
Lattice constant a = 5.657 Å
Potential for germanium Tersoff potential
Potential of C-Ge Morse potential
De = 0.125778 eV, α = 2.58219 Å−1, 0 r0 = 2.2324 Å
Work dimensions 45 × 27 × 12 nm
Tool-edge radius 10 nm
Tool-nose radius 10 nm
Tool clearance angle 15°
Cutting direction <a onClick="popup('http://www.nanoscalereslett.com/content/8/1/13/mathml/M2','MathML',630,470);return false;" target="_blank" href="http://www.nanoscalereslett.com/content/8/1/13/mathml/M2">View MathML</a> on (010) surface
<a onClick="popup('http://www.nanoscalereslett.com/content/8/1/13/mathml/M3','MathML',630,470);return false;" target="_blank" href="http://www.nanoscalereslett.com/content/8/1/13/mathml/M3">View MathML</a> on (111) surface
Depth of cut 1, 2, 3 nm
Cutting speed 400 m/s
Bulk temperature 293 K

Lai et al.

Lai et al. Nanoscale Research Letters 2013 8:13   doi:10.1186/1556-276X-8-13

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