Numerical simulations demonstrate how averaging deformations at the grain scale may unravel the macroscopic friction and unstable slip behavior of a fault core.
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CO2 Reduces the Onset of Fracturing at the Nanoscale in Quartz
Large scale molecular dynamics simulations unravel the coupled processes at work during fracturing and flow of carbon dioxide and water in quartz grains at the nanoscale.