Nanotribology of a Kr monolayer

Nanotribology of a Kr monolayer: A quartz-crystal microbalance study of atomic-scale friction

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A quartz-crystal microbalance has been utilized to probe sliding-friction effects in Kr monolayers
undergoing solidification on Au and Ag surfaces. Solid layers are observed to be far more sensitive
to surface morphology than liquids. The behavior of liquid layers is consistent with a