Lattice contractions of a nanoparticle due to the surface tension: A model of elasticity
- Pergamon-Elsevier Science Ltd
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- Journal article
- Huang, Z., Thomson, P., and Di, S. 2007 'Lattice contractions of a nanoparticle due to the surface tension A model of elasticity', Journal Of Physics And Chemistry Of Solids, vol. 68, no. 4, pp. 530-535.
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The lattice parameters of a metallic nanoparticle decrease with its size. To describe this phenomenon, a model based on elasticity is developed in this paper. Using this model, we investigate the lattice contraction of a metallic nanoparticle due to its
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