Orientational Dependence of Friction in Polyethylene

By SeongJun Heo

University of Florida

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The frictional properties of polyethylene polymer are investigated by using classical molecular dynamics simulations. Especially, the sliding orientational effect is considered in this study. The results of polyethylene are also compared to those of polytetrafluoroethylene(PTFE).

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  • SeongJun Heo (2007), "Orientational Dependence of Friction in Polyethylene," http://nanohub.org/resources/2601.

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