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RSC Advances

An international journal to further the chemical sciences

Review Article

Hierarchical structure and mechanical properties of nacre: a review

Jiyu Sunab and   Bharat Bhushan*a  
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Corresponding authors
a
Key Laboratory of Bionic Engineering (Ministry of Education), Jilin University, Changchun, P. R. China
b
Nanoprobe Laboratory for Bio- & Nanotechnology and Biomimetics (NLB2), The Ohio State University, 201 W. 19th Avenue, Columbus, USA
E-mail: Bhushan.2@osu.edu, sjy@jlu.edu.cn
RSC Adv., 2012,2, 7617-7632

DOI: 10.1039/C2RA20218B
Received 07 Feb 2012, Accepted 03 May 2012
First published online 04 May 2012
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