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Fighting Friction

Sandia National Laboratories researchers Michael Chandross, left, and Nicolas Argibay show a computer simulation and an ultrahigh vacuum tribometer used in friction and wear testing, which are among the tools they use in a collaborative effort that developed a model to predict the friction behavior of metals. The goal is to understand friction and wear of materials at the most fundamental level.


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Photo by Randy Montoya.

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Taken on March 9, 2017