Table 1: Value of the exponent “ 𝑛 ” and coefficient of linear correlation 𝑅 2 .

SamplesJKR TheoryLinear elastic fracture Mechanics theory
Slope of the line ( 𝑛 )Slope of the line ( 𝑛 )

Glass/MPS/Gold (2.9 nm)1.80.7
Glass/MPS/Gold (5.30 nm)1.50.7
Glass/MPS/Gold (10.4 nm)2.51
Glass/MPS/Gold (5.4 nm)/Dithiol/gold (5.85 nm)4.91.3
Glass/MPS/Gold (5.85 nm)/ P D M S 𝑛 = 3 7 /Gold (5.25 nm)31.5
Glass/MPS/Gold (5.7 nm)/ P D M S 𝑛 = 1 0 /Gold (5.4 nm)4.82
Glass/MPS/Gold (4.8 nm)/Dithiol/Gold (4.8 nm)/Hexadecanethiol6.82.6
Glass/MPS/Gold(4.8 nm)/Dithiol/Gold (4.8 nm)/Hexanethiol5.32.5
Glass/MPS/Gold (4.8 nm)/Hexadecanethiol9.31.8
Glass/MPS/Gold (5.85 nm)/Hexanethiol7.22.3