Micromechanical testing with microstrain resolution

D.J. Dunstan, J.U. Gallé, B. Ehrler, N.J. Schmitt, T.T. Zhu, X.D. Hou, K.M.Y. P'Ng, G. Gannaway, A.J. Bushby

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    Abstract


    Simple test equipment has been developed for studying the elastic limit and plastic deformation of thin metal wires and thin foils (down to 10 μm) under torsion, tension, and bending. Using load-unload methods and gauge lengths up to 1 m, plastic strain as low as 10(-6) can be measured accurately.
    Original languageUndefined
    JournalReview of Scientific Instruments
    Volume82
    Issue number9
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2011

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