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Research Output 1993 2019

2019
1 Citation (Scopus)
Electrostriction
electrostriction
microstructure
Microstructure
Crystalline materials
Polyimides
Plasmas
Temperature
Leakage currents
Surface chemistry
3 Citations (Scopus)
Elastomers
Polydimethylsiloxane
Composite materials
Nanoparticles
baysilon

Interfacial effects on the electrical behavior of elastomer nanoparticulate composites

Barhoumi Ep Meddeb, A., Ounaies, Z. & Lopez-Pamies, O., Jan 1 2019, Behavior and Mechanics of Multifunctional Materials XIII. Naguib, H. E. (ed.). SPIE, 109680I. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 10968).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Elastomers
Nanocomposites
elastomers
Nanoparticles
TiO2

Towards complex microarchitectural composites using multi-field processing

Al Masud, M., Erol, A., Edson, C., Ounaies, Z. & Vonlockette, P. R., Jan 1 2019, Behavior and Mechanics of Multifunctional Materials XIII. Naguib, H. E. (ed.). SPIE, 109680G. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 10968).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Microstructure
Magnetic Field
Composite
Magnetic fields
composite materials

Towards the design of electric field driven self-folding gripper

Ahmed, S., Erol, A., Zhang, W., Hong, J., Ounaies, Z., Vonlockette, P. R. & Frecker, M. I., Jan 1 2019, Behavior and Mechanics of Multifunctional Materials XIII. Naguib, H. E. (ed.). SPIE, 109680P. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 10968).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Grippers
Folding
actuation
folding
Notch
2018
1 Citation (Scopus)
fast neutrons
Toluene
toluene
Neutrons
Lithium
1 Citation (Scopus)

Discriminating Uranium Isotopes Using the Time-Emission Profiles of Long-Lived Delayed Neutrons

Nattress, J., Ogren, K., Foster, A., Barhoumi Ep Meddeb, A., Ounaies, Z. & Jovanovic, I., Aug 30 2018, In : Physical Review Applied. 10, 2, 024049.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

uranium isotopes
neutron emission
uranium
neutrons
profiles

Finite element analysis of electroactive and magnetoactive coupled behaviors in multi-field origami structures

Zhang, W., Ahmed, S., Masters, S., Hong, J., Ounaies, Z. & Frecker, M. I., Dec 1 2018, In : Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures. 29, 20, p. 3983-4000 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Elastomers
Finite element method
Polymers
Constitutive models
Magnetization
1 Citation (Scopus)

Hysteretic electro-mechanical coupling response of PZT fibers: Constitutive modeling and experiments

Song, R., Atitallah, H. B., Muliana, A. H. & Ounaies, Z., Apr 4 2018, In : Ferroelectrics. 526, 1, p. 95-119 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electromechanical coupling
Electric fields
Constitutive models
retraining
fibers
1 Citation (Scopus)

Modeling and design of electromagnetic and piezoelectric chest strain energy harvesters including soft tissue effects

Safwat, T., Ounaies, Z. & Rahn, C. D., Jan 1 2018, Active and Passive Smart Structures and Integrated Systems XII. Han, J-H. & Erturk, A. (eds.). SPIE, 105951W. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 10595).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Harvesters
Soft Tissue
chest
Strain Energy
Strain energy
1 Citation (Scopus)

Multi-field processing of micro-platelets for magneto-active applications

Al Masud, M. A., Ounaies, Z. & Vonlockette, P. R., Jan 1 2018, Development and Characterization of Multifunctional Materials; Modeling, Simulation, and Control of Adaptive Systems; Integrated System Design and Implementation. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 1.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Barium
Platelets
Electric fields
Magnetic fields
Processing
Neutron detectors
neutron counters
Toluene
discrimination
toluene

Parametric Design of a Soft Gripper Actuated Using the Electrostrictive PVDF-based Terpolymer

Zhang, W., Hong, J., Ahmed, S., Ounaies, Z. & Frecker, M. I., Jan 1 2018, Development and Characterization of Multifunctional Materials; Modeling, Simulation, and Control of Adaptive Systems; Integrated System Design and Implementation. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 1.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Terpolymers
Grippers
Tapes
Actuators
Compliant mechanisms
1 Citation (Scopus)
vinylidene
fluorides
chemistry
injection
electronics
7 Citations (Scopus)

Review on electromechanical coupling properties of biomaterials

Chae, I., Jeong, C. K., Ounaies, Z. & Kim, S. H., Jan 1 2018, In : ACS Applied Bio Materials. 1, 4, p. 936-953 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electromechanical coupling
Biocompatible Materials
Biomaterials
Cellulose
Collagen

Schottky Barrier Height Quantification of Plasma Treated P(VDF-TRFE) Thin Films

Vecchio, M., Barhoumi Ep Meddeb, A., Ounaies, Z., Lanagan, M. T. & Shallenberger, J., Nov 26 2018, 2018 IEEE CEIDP Conference on Electrical Insulation and Dielectric Phenomena, CEIDP 2018. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 9-13 5 p. 8544868. (Annual Report - Conference on Electrical Insulation and Dielectric Phenomena, CEIDP; vol. 2018-October).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Chemical modification
Plasmas
Thin films
Secondary ion mass spectrometry
Surface chemistry

Tailoring and characterization of the liquid crystalline structure of cellulose nanocrystals for opto-electro-mechanical multifunctional applications

Chae, I., Barhoumi Ep Meddeb, A., Ounaies, Z. & Kim, S., Jan 1 2018, Development and Characterization of Multifunctional Materials; Modeling, Simulation, and Control of Adaptive Systems; Integrated System Design and Implementation. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), (ASME 2018 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2018; vol. 1).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Cellulose
Nanocrystals
Crystalline materials
Liquids
Crystal orientation

Various design approaches to achieve electric field-driven segmented folding actuation of electroactive polymer (EAP) sheets

Ahmed, S., Hong, J., Zhang, W., Kopatz, J., Ounaies, Z. & Frecker, M. I., Jan 1 2018, Behavior and Mechanics of Multifunctional Materials and Composites XII. Naguib, H. E. (ed.). SPIE, 105961O. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 10596).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Electroactive Polymers
electroactive polymers
Notch
Electroactive polymer actuators
Folding
2017
1 Citation (Scopus)

Analysis of microstructure-based network models for the nonlinear electrostriction modeling of electro-active polymers

Erol, A., Ahmed, S., Vonlockette, P. R. & Ounaies, Z., Jan 1 2017, Development and Characterization of Multifunctional Materials; Mechanics and Behavior of Active Materials; Bioinspired Smart Materials and Systems; Energy Harvesting; Emerging Technologies. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, (ASME 2017 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2017; vol. 1).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Electrostriction
Microstructure
Polymers
Probability distributions
Crystalline materials
9 Citations (Scopus)

Design, fabrication, and modeling of an electric-magnetic self-folding sheet

Bowen, L., Springsteen, K., Ahmed, S., Arrojado, E., Frecker, M. I., Simpson, T. W., Ounaies, Z. & Vonlockette, P. R., Apr 1 2017, In : Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics. 9, 2, 021012.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dynamic models
Fabrication
Elastomers
Polymers
Terpolymers
11 Citations (Scopus)

Electric field-induced bending and folding of polymer sheets

Ahmed, S., Ounaies, Z. & Arrojado, E. A. F., Jun 15 2017, In : Sensors and Actuators, A: Physical. 260, p. 68-80 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

folding
Polymers
Actuators
electroactive polymers
actuators
3 Citations (Scopus)

Finite element analysis of electroactive and magnetoactive coupled behaviors in multi-field origami structures

Zhang, W., Erol, A., Ahmed, S., Masters, S., Vonlockette, P. R., Ounaies, Z. & Frecker, M. I., Jan 1 2017, Development and Characterization of Multifunctional Materials; Mechanics and Behavior of Active Materials; Bioinspired Smart Materials and Systems; Energy Harvesting; Emerging Technologies. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, (ASME 2017 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2017; vol. 1).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Finite element method
Constitutive models
Elastomers
Electromechanical coupling
Intelligent materials
2 Citations (Scopus)

Finite element analysis of electroactive polymer and magnetoactive elastomer based actuation for origami folding

Zhang, W., Ahmed, S., Masters, S., Ounaies, Z. & Frecker, M. I., Sep 13 2017, In : Smart Materials and Structures. 26, 10, 105032.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Elastomers
electroactive polymers
elastomers
actuation
folding

On the dielectrophoretic and magnetic alignment of magnetoactive barium hexaferrite-pdms nanocomposites

Al Masud, A., D'Souza, N., Vonlockette, P. R. & Ounaies, Z., Jan 1 2017, Development and Characterization of Multifunctional Materials; Mechanics and Behavior of Active Materials; Bioinspired Smart Materials and Systems; Energy Harvesting; Emerging Technologies. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Vol. 1.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Barium
Nanocomposites
Electric fields
Magnetic fields
Dielectric properties
3 Citations (Scopus)

On the electric and magnetic alignment of magnetoactive barium hexaferrite-PDMS composites

Al Masud, M. A., Breznak, C., Vonlockette, P. R. & Ounaies, Z., Jan 1 2017, Behavior and Mechanics of Multifunctional Materials and Composites 2017. Goulbourne, N. C. (ed.). SPIE, Vol. 10165. 1016513

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Barium
barium
Alignment
alignment
Composite
5 Citations (Scopus)

On the impact of self-clearing on electroactive polymer (EAP) actuators

Ahmed, S., Ounaies, Z. & Lanagan, M. T., Sep 13 2017, In : Smart Materials and Structures. 26, 10, 105024.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electroactive polymer actuators
electroactive polymers
clearing
Terpolymers
Polymers
5 Citations (Scopus)

Vibrational Sum Frequency Generation (SFG) Analysis of Ferroelectric Response of PVDF-Based Copolymer and Terpolymer

Chae, I., Ahmed, S., Atitallah, H. B., Luo, J., Wang, Q., Ounaies, Z. & Kim, S., Apr 11 2017, In : Macromolecules. 50, 7, p. 2838-2844 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Terpolymers
Vibrational spectra
Ferroelectric materials
Conformations
Polymers
14 Citations (Scopus)

Wave control through soft microstructural curling: Bandgap shifting, reconfigurable anisotropy and switchable chirality

Celli, P., Gonella, S., Tajeddini, V., Muliana, A., Ahmed, S. & Ounaies, Z., Feb 3 2017, In : Smart Materials and Structures. 26, 3, 035001.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bearings (structural)
Elastomers
Terpolymers
Intelligent materials
Chirality
2016
4 Citations (Scopus)

A study of metalized electrode self-clearing in electroactive polymer (EAP) based actuators

Ahmed, S. & Ounaies, Z., Jan 1 2016, Electroactive Polymer Actuators and Devices (EAPAD) 2016. Vidal, F. & Bar-Cohen, Y. (eds.). SPIE, Vol. 9798. 97983F

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Electroactive Polymers
electroactive polymers
clearing
Electrode
Breakdown
4 Citations (Scopus)

Capture-gated Spectroscopic Measurements of Monoenergetic Neutrons with a Composite Scintillation Detector

Nattress, J., Mayer, M., Foster, A., Barhoumi Ep Meddeb, A., Trivelpiece, C., Ounaies, Z. & Jovanovic, I., Apr 1 2016, In : IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science. 63, 2, p. 1227-1235 9 p., 7454847.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

neutron thermalization
Scintillation counters
scintillation
Neutrons
neutrons
2 Citations (Scopus)

Dielectric properties of dielectrophoretically aligned ZNO-PDMS composites

Al Masud, M. A. & Ounaies, Z., 2016, Multifunctional Materials; Mechanics and Behavior of Active Materials; Integrated System Design and Implementation; Structural Health Monitoring. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Vol. 1. V001T01A009

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Polydimethylsiloxane
Dielectric properties
Composite materials
Electric fields
Elastomers
11 Citations (Scopus)
polyimides
Polyimides
Electric properties
electrical properties
Plasmas

Experimental characterization of PZT fibers using IDE electrodes

Wyckoff, N., Ben Atitallah, H. & Ounaies, Z., Jan 1 2016, Behavior and Mechanics of Multifunctional Materials and Composites 2016. Goulbourne, N. C. (ed.). SPIE, 98000N. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 9800).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Electrode
Fiber
Electrodes
fibers
electrodes
2 Citations (Scopus)

Finite element analysis of electroactive polymer and magnetoactive elastomer based actuation for origami-inspired folding

Zhang, W., Ahmed, S., Masters, S., Ounaies, Z. & Frecker, M. I., Jan 1 2016, Multifunctional Materials; Mechanics and Behavior of Active Materials; Integrated System Design and Implementation; Structural Health Monitoring. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, V001T01A001. (ASME 2016 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2016; vol. 1).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Elastomers
Finite element method
Intelligent materials
Polymers
Electric fields
13 Citations (Scopus)

Modeling and parametric analysis of a unimorph piezocomposite energy harvester with interdigitated electrodes

Jemai, A., Najar, F., Chafra, M. & Ounaies, Z., Jan 1 2016, In : Composite Structures. 135, p. 176-190 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Harvesters
Electrodes
Energy harvesting
Cantilever beams
Dynamic response
1 Citation (Scopus)

Nanocellulose Alignment and Electrical Properties Improvement

Kadimi, A., Benhamou, K., Habibi, Y., Ounaies, Z. & Kaddami, H., Jan 1 2016, Multifunctional Polymeric Nanocomposites Based on Cellulosic Reinforcements. Elsevier Inc., p. 343-376 34 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Cellulose
Electric properties
Electric fields
Nanocrystals
Permittivity

Nonlinear piezoelectric material properties and non-uniform poling in a flexible electro-active composite finite element model

Calogero, J., Atitallah, H. B., Wyckoff, N., Ounaies, Z. & Frecker, M. I., Jan 1 2016, Multifunctional Materials; Mechanics and Behavior of Active Materials; Integrated System Design and Implementation; Structural Health Monitoring. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, V001T01A015. (ASME 2016 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2016; vol. 1).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Piezoelectric materials
Materials properties
Fibers
Composite materials
Electric fields
2 Citations (Scopus)

On the modeling and experimental validation of multi-field polymer-based bimorphs

Erol, A., Masters, S., Vonlockette, P. R. & Ounaies, Z., Jan 1 2016, Multifunctional Materials; Mechanics and Behavior of Active Materials; Integrated System Design and Implementation; Structural Health Monitoring. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, V001T01A014. (ASME 2016 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2016; vol. 1).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Elastomers
Ferroelectric materials
Terpolymers
Intelligent materials
Analytical models

Polymer laminates for high energy density and low loss

Vecchio, M. A., Ounaies, Z., Lanagan, M. T. & Barhoumi Ep Meddeb, A., Dec 15 2016, 2016 IEEE Conference on Electrical Insulation and Dielectric Phenomena, CEIDP 2016. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 457-460 4 p. 7785648. (Annual Report - Conference on Electrical Insulation and Dielectric Phenomena, CEIDP; vol. 2016-December).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Laminates
Polymers
Electric breakdown
Dielectric spectroscopy
Hot pressing
5 Citations (Scopus)

Realization of origami-inspired smart structures using electroactive polymer (EAP)

Ahmed, S., Arrojado, E. & Ounaies, Z., Jan 1 2016, Multifunctional Materials; Mechanics and Behavior of Active Materials; Integrated System Design and Implementation; Structural Health Monitoring. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, V001T01A017. (ASME 2016 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2016; vol. 1).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Intelligent structures
Terpolymers
Polymers
Electric fields
Actuators
3 Citations (Scopus)

Self-clearing of metalized electrodes and its impact on electroactive polymer (EAP) based actuators

Ahmed, S. & Ounaies, Z., Jan 1 2016, Multifunctional Materials; Mechanics and Behavior of Active Materials; Integrated System Design and Implementation; Structural Health Monitoring. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, V001T01A006. (ASME 2016 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2016; vol. 1).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Actuators
Electrodes
Polymers
Electroactive polymer actuators
Defects
5 Citations (Scopus)

Temperature and time dependence of the electro-mechanical properties of flexible active fiber composites

Atitallah, H. B., Ounaies, Z. & Muliana, A., Feb 29 2016, In : Smart Materials and Structures. 25, 4, 045002.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fiber composites
time dependence
mechanical properties
Mechanical properties
temperature dependence
8 Citations (Scopus)

Time-dependent and energy dissipation effects on the electro-mechanical response of PZTs

Khan, K. A., Muliana, A. H., Atitallah, H. B. & Ounaies, Z., Nov 1 2016, In : Mechanics of Materials. 102, p. 74-89 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Energy dissipation
dissipation
energy dissipation
Electric fields
electric fields
2015

Advanced parametric analysis of piezoelectric actuators with interdigitated electrodes having various cross-sections

Jemai, A., Najar, F., Chafra, M. & Ounaies, Z., Jan 1 2015, In : Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering. 789, p. 489-499 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Piezoelectric actuators
Electrodes
Numerical models
Hazards
Actuators
1 Citation (Scopus)

Advanced parametric analysis of piezoelectric actuators with Interdigitated electrodes having various cross-sections

Jemai, A., Najar, F., Chafra, M. & Ounaies, Z., Jan 1 2015, Design and Modeling of Mechanical Systems - II - Proceedings of the 6th Conference on Design and Modeling of Mechanical Systems, CMSM 2015. Daly, H. B., Chouchane, M., Aifaoui, N., Chouchane, M., Fakhfakh, T. & Chaari, F. (eds.). Springer Verlag, p. 489-499 11 p. (Lecture Notes in Control and Information Sciences; vol. 789).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

mathematics
simulation
performance
3 Citations (Scopus)

A parametric study on flexible electro-active composites: Importance of geometry and matrix properties

Atitallah, H. B., Ounaies, Z. & Muliana, A., Nov 1 2015, In : Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures. 26, 17, p. 2386-2394 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Geometry
Fibers
Composite materials
Electrodes
Polymers

Characterization and modeling time-dependent behavior in PZT fibers and active fiber composites

Dridi, M. A., Atitallah, H. B., Ounaies, Z. & Muliana, A., Jan 1 2015, Behavior and Mechanics of Multifunctional Materials and Composites 2015. Goulbourne, N. C. (ed.). SPIE, Vol. 9432. 94320B

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

fiber composites
Composite
Fiber
fibers
Fibers
16 Citations (Scopus)

Development and characterization of a neutron detector based on a lithium glass-polymer composite

Mayer, M., Nattress, J., Kukharev, V., Foster, A., Barhoumi Ep Meddeb, A., Trivelpiece, C., Ounaies, Z. & Jovanovic, I., Jun 11 2015, In : Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment. 785, p. 117-122 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neutron detectors
neutron counters
Neutrons
Lithium
lithium
20 Citations (Scopus)

Electric field responsive origami structures using electrostriction-based active materials

Ahmed, S., Arrojado, E., Sigamani, N. & Ounaies, Z., Jan 1 2015, Behavior and Mechanics of Multifunctional Materials and Composites 2015. Goulbourne, N. C. (ed.). SPIE, 943206. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 9432).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Electrostriction
electrostriction
Terpolymers
Actuator
Electric Field