Macroscale superlubricity enabled by graphene nanoscroll formation

@article{Berman2015MacroscaleSE,
  title={Macroscale superlubricity enabled by graphene nanoscroll formation},
  author={D. Berman and S. Deshmukh and S. K. Sankaranarayanan and A. Erdemir and A. Sumant},
  journal={Science},
  year={2015},
  volume={348},
  pages={1118 - 1122}
}
  • D. Berman, S. Deshmukh, +2 authors A. Sumant
  • Published 2015
  • Materials Science, Medicine
  • Science
  • Slip sliding away Many applications would benefit from ultralow friction conditions to minimize wear on the moving parts such as in hard drives or engines. On the very small scale, ultralow friction has been observed with graphite as a lubricant. Berman et al. achieved superlubricity using graphene in combination with crystalline diamond nanoparticles and diamondlike carbon (see the Perspective by Hone and Carpick). Simulations showed that sliding of the graphene patches around the tiny… CONTINUE READING
    306 Citations

    Topics from this paper

    Macroscale Superlubricity Enabled by Graphene‐Coated Surfaces
    • 14
    • PDF
    Robust microscale superlubricity under high contact pressure enabled by graphene-coated microsphere
    • 99
    • PDF
    Graphene nano scrolls responding to superlow friction of amorphous carbon
    • 37
    • PDF
    Superlubricity of Graphite Sliding against Graphene Nanoflake under Ultrahigh Contact Pressure
    • 20
    Slippery when dry
    • 10
    Macroscale Superlubricity of Multilayer Polyethylenimine/Graphene Oxide Coatings in Different Gas Environments.
    • 27

    References

    SHOWING 1-10 OF 47 REFERENCES
    Superlubric sliding of graphene nanoflakes on graphene.
    • 210
    • PDF
    Superlubricity in centimetres-long double-walled carbon nanotubes under ambient conditions.
    • 189
    Observation of microscale superlubricity in graphite.
    • 255
    Frictional Characteristics of Atomically Thin Sheets
    • 1,044
    • PDF
    Suppression of wear in graphene polymer composites
    • 172