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The MfM group at Friedrich Schiller University Jena investigates various mechanical properties of surfaces in the nanometre range. Of particular interest to us are friction, wear and adhesive properties of natural and artificial materials. The application of modern atomic force microscopy is aimed at this goal.
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5 Mar 2021
Defence - PhD-Thesis
Dr. Caroline Tschirpke
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2 Mar 2021
invited Talk - Beilstein Institut
We thank Beilstein Institute for the invited talk "The key role of stick-slip in friction and wear processes on the nanoscale" ...
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15 Feb 2021
Research · Publication
Numerical study of pattern formation in compliant surfaces scraped by a rigid tip​​
​New article published in P​​hysical Review E
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surface patterns resulting from single scan lines
14 Feb 2021
Selected Topics in Contact Mechanics and Nanotribology
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28 Jan 2021
Defence - PhD-Thesis
Dr. Felix Cassin
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7 Dec 2020
Research · People
New PhD student at MfM
Welcome to Donggun (Dennis) Kang, who has joined us in December 2020 within a new DFG project on nanofriction in liquid ...
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Professur für Mechanik der funktionellen Materialien
Room 142/ 143
Löbdergraben 32
07743 Jena
+49 3641 9-47770
+49 3641 9-47702
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