Complexity in Physics of an Adhesive Tape

  • Bruno Giorgini
  • Enrico Lunedei
  • Matteo Ciccotti


In this paper we show the emergency of a complex dynamics in the peeling of an adhesive tape. In particular we synthetically present some experimental results and theoretical interpretations of the stick-slip regime.


Adhesive Tape Strain Energy Release Rate Peel Test Crack Speed Pull Force 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bruno Giorgini
    • 1
  • Enrico Lunedei
    • 1
  • Matteo Ciccotti
    • 1
  1. 1.Università di Bologna and INFN-sezione di BolognaItaly

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