Relations between Fracture and Coordination Chemistry

  • George M. Whitesides

Abstract

This paper summarizes certain mechanistic techniques used in inorganic chemistry to study processes occurring at metal centers, and suggests applications of these techniques to the study of the atomistic mechanism(s) of fracture of metals. Coordination chemistry, organometallic chemistry, and catalysis also offer a number of kinds of structural and mechanistic information pertinent to the study of fracture.

Keywords

Entropy Magnesium Sulfide Enthalpy Catalysis 

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© Plenum Press, New York 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • George M. Whitesides
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  1. 1.Department of ChemistryMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridgeUSA

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