Documents.

  1. Piobert-Lüders bands propagation at steel yield point: three films (available for download) and their comments in both English and French.
  2. Larmes bataviques / Prince Rupert’s drops.
    Movie MPEG (17Mb)

    A meaningful experiment, coming back to the seventeenth century, revealing the internal stresses in a glass drop. A few frames extracted from a movie film by Hervé Arribart and René Gy (Saint Gobain Research).

    See also: S. Chandrasekar and M. Chaudhri, Philosoph. Mag. (1994), 70, 1195-1218.