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High-speed Deformation and Failure of Materials at the Nanometer Scale

Project description

Assessing nanomaterials durability at high strain rates

Nanoindentation is the latest technology that enables researchers to measure the mechanical properties of a material on the nanometre and micrometre scale. However, it can only determine mechanical properties for controlled loads and not for impacts or collisions. Currently, researchers can reproduce high strain rates only on large, homogeneous samples. The EU-funded NanoHighSpeed project aims to advance nanoindentation into a new tool for experiments with high strain rates – enabled by advances in hardware and experimental methods. The new process will be able to characterise materials at strain rates millions of times higher and on scales that are millions of times smaller.

Host institution

UNIVERSITAET KASSEL
Net EU contribution
€ 1 426 370,31
Address
Monchebergstrasse 19
34125 Kassel
Germany

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Region
Kassel Kassel, Kreisfreie Stadt
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00

Beneficiaries (2)

UNIVERSITAET KASSEL
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 1 426 370,31
Address
Monchebergstrasse 19
34125 Kassel

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Region
Kassel Kassel, Kreisfreie Stadt
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
FRIEDRICH-ALEXANDER-UNIVERSITAET ERLANGEN-NUERNBERG

Participation ended

Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 334 932,69
Address
Schlossplatz 4
91054 Erlangen

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Region
Bayern Mittelfranken Erlangen, Kreisfreie Stadt
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00