Research on a New Nanohardness Test Device


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Nanoindentation has become the main method to obtain the micro- characteristic of materials by now. Nanoindentation device has the ability to make the load-displacement measurement with sub-nanometer indentation depth sensitivity, and the nanohardness of the material can be achieved by the load-displacement curve. The article discusses a new convenient nanohardness testing device, and approves its practicability and reliability by taking the indentation experiment on single-crystal aluminum.



Edited by:

Kai Cheng, Yingxue Yao and Liang Zhou




Q. Liu et al., "Research on a New Nanohardness Test Device", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 10-12, pp. 533-537, 2008

Online since:

December 2007




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