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A prototypical model for tensional wrinkling in thin sheets
 

Summary: A prototypical model for tensional wrinkling in
thin sheets
B. Davidovitch
, R.D. Schroll
, D. Vella
, M. Adda-Bedia
, and E. Cerda §

Department of Physics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003,
Laboratoire de Physique Statistique, Ecole Normale Sup´erieure, UPMC Paris 06, Universit´e Paris
Diderot, CNRS, 24 rue Lhomond, 75005 Paris, France,
OCCAM, Mathematical Institute, 24-29 St Giles', Oxford, OX1 3LB, UK, and §
Departamento de F´isica, Universidad
de Santiago, Av. Ecuador 3493, Santiago, Chile
Submitted to Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
The buckling and wrinkling of thin films has recently seen a surge
of interest among physicists, biologists, mathematicians and engi-
neers. This has been triggered by the growing interest in developing
technologies at ever decreasing scales and the resulting necessity to
control the mechanics of tiny structures, as well as by the realization

  

Source: Adda-Bedia, Mokhtar - Laboratoire de Physique Statistique, Département de Physique, École Normale Supérieure

 

Collections: Physics