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Viscoelasticity characterization of compressible soft matter via fluid-mediated dynamic interactions

  title={Viscoelasticity characterization of compressible soft matter via fluid-mediated dynamic interactions},
  author={Pratyaksh Karan and Jeevanjyoti Chakraborty and Suman Chakraborty},
Characterizing the softness of deformable materials having partial elastic and partial viscous behaviour via soft lubrication experiments has emerged as a versatile and robust methodology in recent times. However, a straightforward extension of the classical elastohydrodynamic lubrication theory that is commonly employed for characterizing elastic materials turns out to be rather inadequate in explaining the response of such viscoelastic materials subjected to dynamic loading conditions… 

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