Incipient plasticity of diamond during nanoindentation

Chao Xu, Chunmei Liu, Haikuo Wang
2017 RSC Advances  
The incipient plasticity of diamond is probed, and is shown to result from the propagation of dislocations and structural phase transitions.
doi:10.1039/c7ra05721k fatcat:573incmrwfcqzp3636l77aysse