Notes on the interpretation of nanorheology experiments

Ali Dhinojwala, Lenore Cai, Steve Granick

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We discuss the resolution of shear force measurement in determining the effective shear viscosity of molecularly-thin films. Recent findings for the shear of confined OMCTS (octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane) are presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)45-52
Number of pages8
JournalMaterials Research Society Symposium - Proceedings
StatePublished - 1997
EventProceedings of the 1996 MRS Fall Meeting - Boston, MA, USA
Duration: Dec 4 1996Dec 5 1996

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Materials Science
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering


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