• Roman Nevshupa
  • Kenichi Hiratsuka
Part of the NanoScience and Technology book series (NANO)


This works seeks to summarize recent advances in experimental studying of triboluminescence—defined here as the light emission when a material is subjected to rubbing, scratching, rolling, impacting or other mechanical agitation—and elucidate the basic mechanisms whereby triboluminescence is excited.


Contact Zone Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene Frictional Contact Dust Devil Frictional Heating 
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This work was supported through the grants of the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness of Spain RYC-2009-0412, BIA2011-25653 and the project IPT-2012-1167-120000 with the participation of European Regional Development Fund (FEDER). One of the authors (R.N.) also acknowledges the contribution of the COST action TD1208.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.IETCC, CSICMadridSpain
  2. 2.Chiba Institute of TechnologyNarashino-shiJapan

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