Effective elastic modulus of isolated gecko setal arrays.

  title={Effective elastic modulus of isolated gecko setal arrays.},
  author={Kellar Autumn and Carmel Majidi and Richard E. Groff and Andrew Dittmore and Ronalds Fearing},
  journal={The Journal of experimental biology},
  volume={209 Pt 18},
Conventional pressure sensitive adhesives (PSAs) are fabricated from soft viscoelastic materials that satisfy Dahlquist's criterion for tack with a Young's modulus (E) of 100 kPa or less at room temperature and 1 Hz. In contrast, the adhesive on the toes of geckos is made of beta-keratin, a stiff material with E at least four orders of magnitude greater than the upper limit of Dahlquist's criterion. Therefore, one would not expect a beta-keratin structure to function as a PSA by deforming… CONTINUE READING
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