University of Trento, Italy
Physics, University of Torino, Torino, Italy
Department of Structural Engineering and Geotechnics, Politecnico di Torino,
Engineering, Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy
A. Carpinteri, N.
Pugno, Are the scaling laws on strength of solids related to mechanics or to
geometry? NATURE MATERIALS, June (2005), 4, 421-423.
N. Pugno, Towards a Spiderman suit: large invisible cables and
self-cleaning releasable super-adhesive materials. J. OF PHYSICS – COND. MAT.
(2007), 19, 395001 (17pp).
N. Pugno. The role of defects in the design of the space elevator cable:
from nanotube to megatube. ACTA MATERIALIA (2007), 55, 5269-5279.
N. Pugno, The design of self-collapsed super-strong nanotube bundles. J.
MECHANICS AND PHYSICS OF SOLIDS (2010), 58, 1397-1410.
F. Bosia, M. Buehler, N. Pugno, Hierarchical simulations for the design of
super-tough nanofibres inspired by spider silk. PHYSICAL REVIEW E (2010), 82, 056103