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Tribology (Experiment)

Dynamic shear force microscopy

M.-D. Krass, N. N. Gosvami, R. W. Carpick, M. H. Müser, and R. Bennewitz,
Dynamic shear force microscopy of nanometer-confined hexadexane layers ,
J. Phys.: Condens. Matt. 28, 13004 (2016).
DOI: 10.1088/0953-8984/28/13/134004.
submitted version



Polymer-brush preparation

de Beer, S., Kutnyanszky, E., Müser, M. H., Vancso, G. J. ,
Preparation and Friction Force Microscopy Measurements of Immiscible, Opposing Polymer Brushes,
J. Vis. Exp. (94), e52285 (2014)
http://www.jove.com/video/52285.
doi:10.3791/52285



Reducing friction

Sissi de Beer, Edit Kutnyanszky, Peter M. Schön, G. Julius Vansco, and Martin H. Müser,
Solvent induced immiscibility of polymer brushes eliminates dissipation channels,
Nat. Commun. 5, 3781 (2014),
DOI: doi:10.1038/ncomms4781
(accepted version and supplementary material).



Layering of ionic liquids

Judith Hoth, Florian Hausen, Martin H. Müser, and Roland Bennewitz,
Force microscopy of layering and friction in an ionic liquid ,
J. Phys.: Condens. Matt. 26, 284110 (2014).
(accepted version)
DOI: 10.1088/0953-8984/26/28/284110



Friction between laser-patterned surfaces

C. Gachot, A. Rosenkranz, L. Reinert, E. Ramos-Moore, N. Souza, M. H. Müser and F. Mücklich,
Dry friction between laser-patterned surfaces: Role of alignment, structural wavelength and surface chemistry,
Tribol. Lett. 49, 193-202 (2013); (accepted version).
DOI: 10.1007/s11249-012-0057-y



Mechanical properties of zinc and calcium phosphates

D. Shakhvorostov, M. A. Nicholls, P. R. Norton, and M. H. Müser,
Mechanical properties of zinc and calcium phosphates: Structural insights and relevance to anti-wear functionality,
Eur. Phys. J. B 76, 347-352 (2010) (submitted version), DOI: 10.1140/epjb/e2010-00193-3



A gold marker technique revealing phase-specific wear

D. Shakhvorostov, P. R. Norton, and M. H. Müser,
A gold marker technique revealing phase-specific wear and sub-surface deformation with nanometer resolution,
Adv. Mater. 22, 2814 (2010) (accepted version), DOI: 10.1002/adma.201000609



Smart materials behaviour in phosphates

D. Shakhvorostov, M. H. Müser, Y. Song, and P. R. Norton,
Smart materials behaviour in phosphates: Role of hydroxyl groups and relevance to antiwear films,
J. Chem. Phys. 131, 044704 (2009); accepted version, DOI:10.1063/1.3182854



Correlating cation coordination, stiffness, phase transition pressures, and smart materials behavior in metal phosphates

D. Shakhvorostov, M. H. Müser, N. J. Mosey, Y. Song and P. R. Norton,
Correlating cation coordination, stiffness, phase transition pressures, and smart materials behavior in metal phosphates,
Phys. Rev. B 79, 094107 (2009); submitted version, DOI:10.1103/PhysRevB.79.094107.



On the pressure-induced loss of crystallinity in zinc- and calcium-phosphates

D. Shakhvorostov, M. H. Müser, N. J. Mosey, D. J. Munoz-Paniagua, G. Pereira, Y. Song, M. Kasrai, and P. R. Norton,
On the pressure-induced loss of crystallinity in zinc- and calcium-phosphates,
J. Chem. Phys. 128, 074706 (2008) accepted version.



Interpretation of experiments on ZDDP anti-wear films through pressure-induced cross-linking

N. J. Mosey, T. K. Woo, M. Kasrai, P. R. Norton, G. M. Bancroft, and M. H. Müser,
Interpretation of experiments on ZDDP anti-wear films through pressure-induced cross-linking,

Tribol. Lett. 24, 105-114 (2006). (preprint).