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Academic Journal of Materials & Chemistry, 2023, 4(1); doi: 10.25236/AJMC.2023.040106.

Research and defence application progress of negative poisson's ratio materials


Xiaonan Yan1,2, Rong Wang1, Yongxiong Chen1, Yanhai Cheng2, Zhengtong Han2, Xiubing Liang1

Corresponding Author:
Rong Wang

1National Defense Science and Technology Innovation Institute of Academy of Military Sciences, Beijing, 100071, China 

2School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, China University of Mining and Technology, Xuzhou, 221116, China


In contrast to traditional materials, materials and structures with negative Poisson's ratio (NPR) transverse shrinkage (expansion) occurs under uniaxial pressure (tension). This characteristic makes NPR materials have many excellent advantages.  Shear capacity and indentation resistance of NPR materials are introduced in this paper. According to these two characteristics, the paper also introduces the defence application of NPR materials.


NPR materials; defence application; auxetic

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Xiaonan Yan, Rong Wang, Yongxiong Chen, Yanhai Cheng, Zhengtong Han, Xiubing Liang. Research and defence application progress of negative poisson's ratio materials. Academic Journal of Materials & Chemistry (2023) Vol. 4, Issue 1: 31-35. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJMC.2023.040106.


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