Chapter 5
Materials for Micro and Nanotribology: Molybdenum Disulfide (MoS2) and Carbon Nanotubes (CNT)


Molybdenum disulfide (MoS2) has long been known as a low- friction material. Low, ultralow and superlow friction properties of MoS2 are shown in this section.

  • 5.1 Molybdenum Disulfide
  • 5.1.1 Low, Ultralow and Superlow Friction
  • 5.1.2 Characterization of Sputter-deposited MoS2 Coatings
  • 5.1.3 Ultralow Friction of MoS2 Coatings
  • 5.1.4 Superlow Friction of MoS2 Coatings
  • 5.1.5 Ultralow Friction by MoS2 Single Sheets: TowardSuperlubricity Under Boundary Lubrication
  • 5.1.6 Ultralow Friction by MoS2 Nanoparticles
  • 5.1.7 Nanotribology on MoS2 Crystals
  • 5.2 Carbon Nanotubes, Fullerene and Onions
  • 5.2.1 Carbon Nanotubes (CNT)
  • 5.2.2 C60
  • 5.2.3 Onions
  • 5.2.4 Nanowires
  • References

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