Nanotribology at high temperatures

Goel, S. and Stukowski, A. and Goel, G. and Luo, X. and Reuben, R.L. (2012) Nanotribology at high temperatures. Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology, 3 (1). pp. 586-588. (

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Recent molecular dynamics simulation results have increased conceptual understanding of the grazing and the ploughing friction at elevated temperatures, particularly near the substrate's melting point. In this commentary we address a major constraint concerning its experimental verification.