# Compaction of thin sheets: crumpling and folding

@inproceedings{S2013CompactionOT, title={Compaction of thin sheets: crumpling and folding}, author={D. S. and Eboeuf and Kim E and Atzav and B A. and Oudaoud}, year={2013} }

DNA packaging in viral capsids or plant leaves grow ing in buds are some biological examples of closepacked low dimensional structures. Rods and plates pr ferentially bend or alternatively localize strai ns like in a crumpled paper ball. We experimentally study c rumpled sheets to investigate how small scale patte rns emerge when confinement is imposed at large scale. During the crumpling of a paper sheet, force is measured and geometry in crumpled configuration is characterized thanks to hand… Expand

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A model for the fragmentation kinetics of crumpled thin sheets

- Medicine, Physics
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A physical model for the evolution of facet area and ridge length distributions of crumpled sheets is identified, and a mechanism for re-fragmentation driven by geometric frustration is proposed, which establishes a feedback loop in which the facet size distribution informs the subsequent rate of fragmentation under repeated confinement. Expand

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