This is a numerical simulation illustrating Tomlinson's mechanism of friction on the nanoscale.
The applets were created by Mark Robbins and Oleg Tchernyshyov with the aid of Easy Java Simulations.
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material is based upon work supported
by the National Science Foundation
under Grants No. DMR-0348679 and
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