Dynamic elastic hysteretic solids and dislocations. Academic Article uri icon


  • Recently we showed that the quasistatic response of nonlinear mesoscopic elastic solids to stress can be explained by invoking the formation of dislocation-based incipient kink bands. In this Letter, using resonant ultrasound spectroscopy, we confirm that the dynamical behavior of these nonlinear elastic systems is due to the interaction of dislocations with the ultrasound waves, thus resolving a long-standing mystery.

published proceedings

  • Phys Rev Lett

author list (cited authors)

  • Barsoum, M. W., Radovic, M., Zhen, T., Finkel, P., & Kalidindi, S. R.

citation count

  • 53

complete list of authors

  • Barsoum, MW||Radovic, M||Zhen, T||Finkel, P||Kalidindi, SR

publication date

  • March 2005