The dynamics of fast fracture

Eran Sharon*, Jay Fineberg

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A new instability-dominated picture of dynamic fracture in brittle materials has arisen as a result of intensive research over the past few years, and is based on new high-resolution measurements of crack dynamics. This may have impact on the design of new energy-absorbing materials.

Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)119-122
Number of pages4
JournalAdvanced Engineering Materials
Issue number2
StatePublished - Oct 1999


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