The aim of the research project CHACAL is to have a better understanding of the mechanical stability of 2D materials under localized
stress. The experimental original approach consists in using the emergence process of dislocations at the 2D materials/substrate
interface, coming from the plastically-deformed substrates. The mechanical behavior of foils under different mechanical conditions is
investigated at the atomic scale by scanning tunneling microscopy (taking advantage of the original experimental UHV set-up
Nanoplast), in order to identify, or even control, the appearance of specific morphological nanostructures. The experimental
UHV-STM data are compared with molecular dynamic simulations by atomic potentials.
Monsieur Christophe COUPEAU (Institut P' : Recherche et Ingénierie en Matériaux, Mécanique et Energétique)
The author of this summary is the project coordinator, who is responsible for the content of this summary. The ANR declines any responsibility as for its contents.
Pprime Institut P' : Recherche et Ingénierie en Matériaux, Mécanique et Energétique
NEEL Institut Néel
Help of the ANR 448,770 euros
Beginning and duration of the scientific project: October 2019 - 48 Months