Nanoscale elastic properties of montmorillonite upon water adsorption.

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Smectites are an important group of clay minerals that experience swelling upon water adsorption. This paper uses molecular dynamics with the CLAYFF force field to simulate isothermal isobaric water adsorption of interlayer Wyoming Na-montmorillonite, a member of the smectite group. Nanoscale elastic properties of the clay-interlayer water system are… (More)
DOI: 10.1021/la302997g

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@article{Ebrahimi2012NanoscaleEP, title={Nanoscale elastic properties of montmorillonite upon water adsorption.}, author={Davoud Ebrahimi and Roland J-M Pellenq and Andrew John Whittle}, journal={Langmuir : the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids}, year={2012}, volume={28 49}, pages={16855-63} }