Deformation and Acoustic Emission during Nanoindentation on Single Crystal MgO (001) Plane
Nanoindentation tests with the aid of acoustic emission monitoring were performed on single crystal MgO (001) plane to investigate the deformation of MgO under high indentation pressures. The results indicated that the deformation of MgO under nanoindentation with a sharp indenter could be classified into three stages: elastic deformation, elastoplastic deformation, and fragmentation. The elastic energy release and fracture occurred could be identified using acoustic emission signals.
Han Huang, Liangchi Zhang, Jun Wang, Zhengyi Jiang, Libo Zhou, Xipeng Xu and Tsunemoto Kuriyagawa
Z. G. Dong et al., "Deformation and Acoustic Emission during Nanoindentation on Single Crystal MgO (001) Plane", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 76-78, pp. 404-409, 2009