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Unveiling the mechanical behavior of the rod-like microstructure in the radular teeth of cryptochiton stelleri

  title={Unveiling the mechanical behavior of the rod-like microstructure in the radular teeth of cryptochiton stelleri},
  author={De Obaldia and Enrique Raul Escobar},
Escobar de Obaldia Enrique R. Ph.D., Purdue University, May 2015. Unveiling the Mechanical Behavior of the Rod-like Microstructure in the Radular Teeth of Cryptochiton stelleri. Major Professor: Pablo Zavattieri Natural ceramics provided with high volume fractions of mineralized materials that are surrounded by a weak organic interface combine the stiff mechanical behavior of building blocks, like hydroxyapatite or aragonite, and the compliance of the organic surroundings. Unique mechanical… 


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