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Cruz Saldivar, M. (author), Doubrovski, E.L. (author), Mirzaali, Mohammad J. (author), Zadpoor, A.A. (author)
Bio-inspired composites are a great promise for mimicking the extraordinary and highly efficient properties of natural materials. Recent developments in voxel-by-voxel 3D printing have enabled extreme levels of control over the material deposition, yielding complex micro-architected materials. However, design complexity, very large degrees of...
journal article 2022
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Spiesz, E.M. (author), Schmieden, D.T. (author), Grande, Antonio M. (author), Liang, K. (author), Schwiedrzik, Jakob (author), Natalio, Filipe (author), Michler, Johann (author), Garcia, Santiago J. (author), Aubin-Tam, M.E. (author), Meyer, Anne S. (author)
The impressive mechanical properties of natural composites, such as nacre, arise from their multiscale hierarchical structures, which span from nano- to macroscale and lead to effective energy dissipation. While some synthetic bioinspired materials have achieved the toughness of natural nacre, current production methods are complex and...
journal article 2019
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Edens, Maike (author)
The fracture properties of natural materials often outperform artificial material properties. This could be explained by their complex multi-scale (anisotropic) hard-soft material structure, starting at a nano-scale. The interest in the fabrication of complex biomimetic hard-soft materials and interfaces is growing due to their high fracture...
master thesis 2018