Dilatational band formation in bone

Toughening in hierarchically structured materials like bone arises from the arrangement of constituent material elements and their interactions. Unlike microcracking, which entails micrometer-level separation, there is no known evidence of fracture at the level of bone's nanostructure. Here, we show...

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Journal Title: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America Vol. 109; no. 47; pp. 19178 - 19183
Authors: Ani Ural, D. Vashishth, AA Poundarik, T Diab, GE Sroga, AL Boskey, CM Gundberg
Format: Article
Language: English
Published: 11/20/2012