Fracture toughness enhancement of brittle nanostructured materials by spatial heterogeneity: A micromechanical proof for CrN/Cr and TiN/SiOx multilayers

Rostislav Daniel, Michael Meindlhumer, Jakub Zalesak, Bernhard Sartory, Angelika Zeilinger, Christian Mitterer, Jozef Keckes

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JournalMaterials & design
Publication statusPublished - Aug 2016


  • Enhanced fracture toughness
  • Micromechanical testing
  • Nanostructured hierarchical materials
  • Property distributions

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