A review on mechanics and mechanical properties of 2D materials—Graphene and beyond

@article{Akinwande2016ARO,
  title={A review on mechanics and mechanical properties of 2D materials—Graphene and beyond},
  author={Deji Akinwande and Christopher J. Brennan and Joseph Scott Bunch and Philip Egberts and Jonathan R. Felts and Huajian Gao and Rui Huang and Joon-Seok Kim and Teng Li and Yao Li and Kenneth M. Liechti and Nanshu Lu and Harold S Park and Evan J Reed and Peng Wang and Boris I. Yakobson and Teng Zhang and Yong-Wei Zhang and Yao Zhou and Yong Zhu},
  journal={Extreme Mechanics Letters},
  year={2016},
  volume={13},
  pages={42-77}
}
Since the first successful synthesis of graphene just over a decade ago, a variety of two-dimensional (2D) materials (e.g., transition metal-dichalcogenides, hexagonal boron-nitride, etc.) have been discovered. Among the many unique and attractive properties of 2D materials, mechanical properties play important roles in manufacturing, integration and performance for their potential applications. Mechanics is indispensable in the study of mechanical properties, both experimentally and… Expand
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