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Effect of chain architecture on the compression behavior of nanoscale polyethylene particles

Jianyang Wu1, Jianying He1, Gregory M Odegard2 and Zhiliang Zhang1*

1 NTNU Nanomechanical Lab, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Richard Birkelands vei 1a, Trondheim 7491, Norway

2 Department of Mechanical Engineering - Engineering Mechanics, Michigan Technological University, 1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, MI 49931, USA

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Nanoscale Research Letters 2013, 8:322  doi:10.1186/1556-276X-8-322

Published: 15 July 2013

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