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Hövelmann, C.H. (author), Gold, B. (author), Brás, A. (author), Allgaier, J. (author), Pyckhout-Hintzen, W. (author), Wischnewski, A. (author), Richter, D. (author)
Nature uses a combination of dynamic hydrogen bonds and static covalent bonds in e.g. the muscle sarcomer to achieve toughness in otherwise elastic materials. The dynamic bonds can open when a force is applied, thereby providing a stress-relieve mechanism to prevent rupturing of the covalent links. Upon release of external force the hydrogen...
conference paper 2013
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Lu, Y. (author), Guan, Z. (author)
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conference paper 2013