David Labonte
David Labonte
Department of Bioengineering, Imperial College London
Verified email at imperial.ac.uk
TitleCited byYear
Antibody landscapes after influenza virus infection or vaccination
JM Fonville, SH Wilks, SL James, A Fox, M Ventresca, M Aban, L Xue, ...
Science 346 (6212), 996-1000, 2014
Scaling and biomechanics of surface attachment in climbing animals
D Labonte, W Federle
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 370 …, 2015
Extreme positive allometry of animal adhesive pads and the size limits of adhesion-based climbing
D Labonte, CJ Clemente, A Dittrich, CY Kuo, AJ Crosby, DJ Irschick, ...
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 113 (5), 1297-1302, 2016
Rate-dependence of ‘wet’biological adhesives and the function of the pad secretion in insects
D Labonte, W Federle
Soft Matter 11 (44), 8661-8673, 2015
Functionally different pads on the same foot allow control of attachment: stick insects have load-sensitive “heel” pads for friction and shear-sensitive “toe” pads for adhesion
D Labonte, W Federle
PLoS One 8 (12), e81943, 2013
Surface contact and design of fibrillar ‘friction pads’ in stick insects (Carausius morosus): mechanisms for large friction coefficients and negligible adhesion
D Labonte, JA Williams, W Federle
Journal of The Royal Society Interface 11 (94), 20140034, 2014
On the relationship between indentation hardness and modulus, and the damage resistance of biological materials
D Labonte, AK Lenz, ML Oyen
Acta biomaterialia 57, 373-383, 2017
Enhanced adhesion of bioinspired nanopatterned elastomers via colloidal surface assembly
S Akerboom, J Appel, D Labonte, W Federle, J Sprakel, M Kamperman
Journal of The Royal Society Interface 12 (102), 20141061, 2015
Biomechanics of shear-sensitive adhesion in climbing animals: peeling, pre-tension and sliding-induced changes in interface strength
D Labonte, W Federle
Journal of the Royal Society Interface 13 (122), 20160373, 2016
Rhubarb petioles inspire biodegradable cellulose fibre-reinforced PLA composites with increased impact strength
N Graupner, D Labonte, M Joerg
Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing 98, 218--22, 2017
Functional morphology and efficiency of the antenna cleaner in Camponotus rufifemur ants
A Hackmann, H Delacave, A Robinson, D Labonte, W Federle
Royal Society open science 2 (7), 150129, 2015
Functional gradients in the pericarp of the green coconut inspire asymmetric fibre-composites with improved impact strength, and preserved flexural and tensile properties
N Graupner, D Labonte, H Humburg, T Buzkan, A Dörgens, W Kelterer, ...
Bioinspiration & Biomimetics 12 (2), 026009, 2017
Interrelated chemical-microstructural-nanomechanical variations in the structural units of the cuttlebone of Sepia officinalis
L North, D Labonte, ML Oyen, MP Coleman, HB Caliskan, RE Johnston
APL Materials 5 (11), 116103, 2017
Scaling of claw sharpness: Mechanical constraints reduce attachment performance in larger insects
JG Pattrick, D Labonte, W Federle
Journal of Experimental Biology 221 (24), jeb188391, 2018
Dynamic biological adhesion: mechanisms for controlling attachment during locomotion
W Federle, D Labonte
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 374 (1784), 20190199, 2019
Correlating Microstructure to in situ Micromechanical Behaviour and Toughening Strategies in Biological Materials
RE Johnston, RL Mitchell, C Pleydell-Pearce, M Coleman, L North, ...
Microscopy and Microanalysis 25 (S2), 372-373, 2019
Shear-sensitive adhesion enables size-independent adhesive performance in stick insects
D Labonte, MY Struecker, A Birn-Jeffery, W Federle
BioRxiv, 724831, 2019
Research data supporting" Scaling of claw sharpness: mechanical constraints reduce attachment performance in larger animals"
J Pattrick, D Labonte, W Federle
Biomechanics of controllable attachment in insects
D Labonte
University of Cambridge, 2015
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