IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Investigation to nano corkscrew structure in Lucanidae cuticle

3rd IEEE International Conference on Nano/Micro Engineered and Molecular Systems

Author(s): Bin Chen ; Xianghe Peng ; Shitao Sun
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 January 2008
Conference Location: Sanya, China
Conference Date: 6 January 2008
Page(s): 329 - 332
ISBN (CD): 978-1-4244-1908-1
ISBN (Paper): 978-1-4244-1907-4
DOI: 10.1109/NEMS.2008.4484345
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The microstructure of a Lucanidae cuticle was observed with a scanning electronic microscope (SEM). It was found that the insect cuticle is a kind of biocomposite consisting of nanometer chitin... View More

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