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Self-healing of bended WS(2) nanotubes and its effect on the nanotube's properties.
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PMID:  23149481     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Individual WS(2) nanotubes (NTs) were bended and released in-situ inside a transmission electron microscope. Kinks appeared in the NTs suddenly during the bending process. Shell distortion, shell breaking and rotation of broken shells were observed in these kinks. Spontaneous self-healing and focused electron beam-assisted healing of the structure were observed after the load was removed. More importantly, the strength and electrical conductivity of the NTs were also restored to their original level when the structure recovered.
Authors:
Tingting Xu; Qing Chen; Chaoying Zhang; Ke Ran; Jingyun Wang; Rita Rosentsveig; Reshef Tenne
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-11-14
Journal Detail:
Title:  Nanoscale     Volume:  -     ISSN:  2040-3372     ISO Abbreviation:  Nanoscale     Publication Date:  2012 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-14     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101525249     Medline TA:  Nanoscale     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Key Laboratory for the Physics and Chemistry of Nanodevices, Department of Electronics, Peking University, Beijing 100871, P. R. China.
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