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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2016, Article ID 3817985, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/3817985
Research Article

New Insight into the Toughening Mechanisms of Seashell: From Arch Shape to Multilayer Structure

1School of Architecture and Civil Engineering, Xihua University, Hongguang Town, Chengdu 610039, China
2College of Aerospace Engineering, Chongqing University, Shapingba District, Chongqing 400044, China

Received 25 April 2016; Accepted 2 August 2016

Academic Editor: Christian Kübel

Copyright © 2016 Quan Yuan et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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