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Issue 31, 2018
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Measuring elasticity of wet cellulose fibres with AFM using indentation and a linearized Hertz model

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Abstract

The mechanical properties of different pulp fibres in liquid were measured using an atomic force microscope. Specifically a custom-made sample holder was used to indent the fibre surface, without causing any motion, and the Young's modulus was calculated from the indentation using a linearized Hertz model.

Graphical abstract: Measuring elasticity of wet cellulose fibres with AFM using indentation and a linearized Hertz model

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Submitted
11 Apr 2018
Accepted
03 Jul 2018
First published
03 Jul 2018

This article is Open Access

Anal. Methods, 2018,10, 3820-3823
Article type
Communication

Measuring elasticity of wet cellulose fibres with AFM using indentation and a linearized Hertz model

J. Hellwig, V. L. Durán and T. Pettersson, Anal. Methods, 2018, 10, 3820
DOI: 10.1039/C8AY00816G

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