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Research Output 1993 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)

A continuum model for carbon nanotube-infused polyimides

Wilson, H., Banda, S., Smith, R. C. & Ounaies, Z., Jun 19 2009, Behavior and Mechanics of Multifunctional Materials and Composites 2009. 728916. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 7289).

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

Polyimide
Carbon Nanotubes
Continuum Model
Nanotubes
polyimides
1 Citation (Scopus)

Active materials and structures for origami engineering

Hartl, D., Lagoudas, D., Malak, R., Frecker, M. I. & Ounaies, Z., Jan 1 2014, In : Smart Materials and Structures. 23, 9, 090201.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

engineering
1 Citation (Scopus)

Active nanocomposite polymers: Enhancing sensing and actuation performance

Ounaies, Z., Almasri, A., Banda, S., Kim, Y. S. & Grunlan, J., Nov 28 2006, Proceedings of 2006 Multifunctional Nanocomposites International Conference. (Proceedings of 2006 Multifunctional Nanocomposites International Conference; vol. 2006).

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

Nanocomposites
Carbon nanotubes
Polymers
Nanoparticles
Sonication

Active polymer nanocomposites as electrostrictive materials

Deshmukh, S. & Ounaies, Z., Dec 1 2008, 15th International Congress on Sound and Vibration 2008, ICSV 2008. p. 430-437 8 p. (15th International Congress on Sound and Vibration 2008, ICSV 2008; vol. 1).

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

nanocomposites
actuation
carbon nanotubes
polymers
electrostriction
1 Citation (Scopus)

Active single walled carbon nanotube-polymer composites

Deshmukh, S. & Ounaies, Z., 2010, IUTAM Symposium on Multi-Functional Material Structures and Systems - Proceedings of the IUTAM Symposium on Multi-Functional Material Structures and Systems. Vol. 19. p. 103-110 8 p. (IUTAM Bookseries; vol. 19).

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

Single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCN)
carbon nanotubes
composite materials
Composite materials
polymers

Adaptive and active materials: Selected papers from the ASME 2009 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS 09) (Oxnard, CA, USA, 21-23 September 2009)

Lynch, C., Brei, D., Chaplya, P., Ounaies, Z., Kamlah, M., Seelecke, S., Dos Santos E Lucato, S. & Weiland, L., Sep 1 2010, In : Smart Materials and Structures. 19, 9, 090201.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Intelligent materials
Intelligent systems

Adaptive and active materials: Selected papers from the ASME 2012 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS 12) (Stone Mountain, GA, USA, 19-21 September 2012)

Seelecke, S., Erturk, A., Ounaies, Z., Naguib, H., Huber, J., Turner, T., Anderson, I., Philen, M. & Sundaresan, V. B., Sep 1 2013, In : Smart Materials and Structures. 22, 9, 094001.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Intelligent materials
Intelligent systems

Adaptive and active materials: Selected papers from the ASME 2010 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS 11) (Scottsdale, AZ, USA, 18-21 September 2011)

Brei, D., Seelecke, S., Johnson, N., Ounaies, Z., Naguib, H., Huber, J., Turner, T., Philen, M. & Sundaresan, V. B., Sep 1 2012, In : Smart Materials and Structures. 21, 9, 090201.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Intelligent materials
Intelligent systems

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
2 Citations (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
7 Citations (Scopus)

A Dynamic Hysteresis Model for THUNDER Transducers

Ball, B. L., Smith, R. C. & Ounaies, Z., Nov 27 2003, In : Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. 5049, p. 100-111 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Hysteresis
Transducer
Transducers
transducers
hysteresis
1 Citation (Scopus)

AFM characterization of electroactive polymer nanocomposites

Pérez, R., Ounaies, Z., Lillehei, P. & Harrison, J., May 8 2006, Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings. p. 127-132 6 p. (Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings; vol. 889).

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

electroactive polymers
Nanocomposites
nanocomposites
Polymers
atomic force microscopy
100 Citations (Scopus)

A Free Energy Model for Hysteresis in Ferroelectric Materials

Smith, R. C., Seelecke, S., Ounaies, Z. & Smith, J., Nov 1 2003, In : Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures. 14, 11, p. 719-739 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Free energy
Ferroelectric materials
Hysteresis
Control nonlinearities
Gibbs free energy
11 Citations (Scopus)

A free energy model for piezoceramic materials

Smith, R. C., Seelecke, S. & Ounaies, Z., Jan 1 2002, In : Proceedings of SPIE-The International Society for Optical Engineering. 4693, p. 183-190 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Piezoceramics
Energy Model
Free energy
Free Energy
free energy
3 Citations (Scopus)

Aligned carbon nanotube-polymer composites: Investigating their electrical and physical characteristics

Banda, S., Ounaies, Z., Wilkinson, J., Park, C. & Harrison, J., Oct 25 2004, In : Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. 5387, p. 27-36 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Polymer Composites
Carbon Nanotubes
Nanotubes
Carbon nanotubes
Polymers
200 Citations (Scopus)

Aligned single-wall carbon nanotube polymer composites using an electric field

Park, C., Wilkinson, J., Banda, S., Ounaies, Z., Wise, K. E., Sauti, G., Lillehei, P. T. & Harrison, J. S., Jun 15 2006, In : Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics. 44, 12, p. 1751-1762 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon Nanotubes
Carbon nanotubes
Polymers
carbon nanotubes
alignment
carbopol 940
Single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCN)
Surface-Active Agents
Acrylics
Surface active agents

Alignment of multi-walled carbon nanotubes in cellulose EAPap by electric fields

Kim, J., Yun, S., Kim, J. H., Banda, S. & Ounaies, Z., Nov 1 2007, Behavior and Mechanics of Multifunctional and Composite Materials 2007. 652622. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 6526).

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

Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes
Carbon Nanotubes
Cellulose
cellulose
Carbon nanotubes
1 Citation (Scopus)
Electrostriction
electrostriction
microstructure
Microstructure
Crystalline materials
6 Citations (Scopus)

A model for asymmetric hysteresis in piezoceramic materials

Smith, R. C. & Ounaies, Z., Dec 1 2000, In : Materials Research Society Symposium - Proceedings. 604, p. 285-290 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hysteresis
hysteresis
Polarization
Piezoelectric materials
Domain walls
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
7 Citations (Scopus)

An axisymmetric problem of an embedded mixed-mode crack in a functionally graded magnetoelectroelastic infinite medium

Rekik, M., El-Borgi, S. & Ounaies, Z., Feb 15 2014, In : Applied Mathematical Modelling. 38, 4, p. 1193-1210 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mixed Mode
Crack
Cracks
Intensity Factor
Hankel transform
8 Citations (Scopus)

An ellipsometric study of polymer film curing: 2,6-Bis(3-aminophenoxy) benzonitrile/4,4′oxidiphthalic anhydride poly(amic acid)

Yan, L., Park, C., Ounaies, Z. & Irene, E. A., Apr 5 2006, In : Polymer. 47, 8, p. 2822-2829 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anhydrides
Polymer films
Curing
Acids
Spectroscopic ellipsometry
13 Citations (Scopus)

An embedded mixed-mode crack in a functionally graded magnetoelectroelastic infinite medium

Rekik, M., El-Borgi, S. & Ounaies, Z., Mar 1 2012, In : International Journal of Solids and Structures. 49, 5, p. 835-845 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mixed Mode
Intensity Factor
Crack
cracks
Cracks
6 Citations (Scopus)

An overview of the piezoelectric phenomenon in amorphous polymers

Ounaies, Z., Young, J. A. & Harrison, J. S., Dec 1 1999, In : ACS Symposium Series. 726, p. 88-103 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polymers
Electric properties
Piezoelectricity
Polarization
Mechanical properties
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

A partially permeable mixed-mode crack embedded in a functionally graded magneto electro elastic layer

Rekik, M., El-Borgi, S. & Ounaies, Z., 2013, 13th International Conference on Fracture 2013, ICF 2013. Chinese Society of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Vol. 3. p. 2262-2270 9 p.

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

crack
Cracks
Electromagnetic induction
permeability
magnetic intensity
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
12 Citations (Scopus)

A study of the optical and electronic properties of poly (vinylidene fluoride-trifluoroethylene) copolymer thin films

Li, Y. X., Yan, L., Shrestha, R. P., Yang, D., Ounaies, Z. & Irene, E. A., Aug 14 2006, In : Thin Solid Films. 513, 1-2, p. 283-288 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spectroscopic ellipsometry
vinylidene
Electronic properties
ellipsometry
fluorides
9 Citations (Scopus)

A tribological and biomimetic study of PI-CNT composites for cartilage replacement

Ribeiro, R., Banda, S., Ounaies, Z., Ucisik, H., Usta, M. & Liang, H., Jan 1 2012, In : Journal of Materials Science. 47, 2, p. 649-658 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon Nanotubes
Cartilage
Biomimetics
Polyimides
Carbon nanotubes
97 Citations (Scopus)

A unified framework for modeling hysteresis in ferroic materials

Smith, R. C., Seelecke, S., Dapino, M. & Ounaies, Z., Jan 1 2006, In : Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids. 54, 1, p. 46-85 40 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hysteresis
hysteresis
ferroelastic materials
ferroelectric materials
ferromagnetic materials
17 Citations (Scopus)

A Unified Model for Hysteresis in Ferroic Materials

Smith, R. C., Seelecke, S., Dapino, M. J. & Ounaies, Z., Nov 27 2003, In : Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. 5049, p. 88-99 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Hysteresis
hysteresis
Control nonlinearities
Stochastic Homogenization
Nonlinearity
5 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
3 Citations (Scopus)

Carbon nanotube -coated electro-active paper(EAPap) as hybrid high-displacement actuator

Yun, S., Kim, J., Ounaies, Z. & St Clair, T., Sep 29 2005, In : Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. 5761, p. 62-68 7 p., 09.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Polyaniline
Carbon Nanotubes
Nanotubes
Actuator
Carbon nanotubes

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
1 Citation (Scopus)
fast neutrons
Toluene
toluene
Neutrons
Lithium

Characterization of polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF)-double-walled carbon nanotubes (DWNT)

Ounaies, Z., Yeon, S. K., Almasri, A. & Grunlan, J., Jan 1 2006, Proceedings of 2006 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IMECE2006 - Materials. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), (American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Materials Division (Publication) MD).

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

Carbon nanotubes
Sonication
Composite materials
Composite films
Polymers
39 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of solution-processed double-walled carbon nanotube/ poly(vinylidene fluoride) nanocomposites

Almasri, A., Ounaies, Z., Kim, Y. S. & Grunlan, J., Feb 13 2008, In : Macromolecular Materials and Engineering. 293, 2, p. 123-131 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon Nanotubes
Carbon nanotubes
Nanocomposites
Polymers
Volume fraction
11 Citations (Scopus)

Colloidal microstructures, transport, and impedance properties within interfacial microelectrodes

Bahukudumbi, P., Everett, W. N., Beskok, A., Bevan, M. A., Huff, G., Lagoudas, D. & Ounaies, Z., Jun 12 2007, In : Applied Physics Letters. 90, 22, 224102.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

transport properties
impedance
microstructure
assembly
gold

Colloidal microstructures, transport, and impedance properties within interfacial microelectrodes

Bahukudumbi, P., Everett, W. N., Beskok, A., Bevan, M. A., Huff, G. H., Lagoudas, D. & Ounaies, Z., 2007, In : Applied Physics Letters. 90, 22

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

transport properties
impedance
microstructure
assembly
gold
4 Citations (Scopus)

Complex piezoelectric coefficients of PZT ceramics: Method for direct measurement of d33

Jordan, T. L., Ounaies, Z. & Turner, T. L., Jan 1 1997, In : Materials Research Society Symposium - Proceedings. 459, p. 231-236 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

wafers
ceramics
coefficients
Fiber optics
fiber optics

Compression-Induced Topographic Corrugation of Air/Surfactant/Water Interface: Effect of Nanoparticles Adsorbed beneath the Interface

Chae, I., Ngo, D., Makarem, M., Ounaies, Z. & Kim, S. H., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Physical Chemistry C.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cationic surfactants
Surface-Active Agents
Isotherms
Monolayers
isotherms
Polyimides
Plasmas
Temperature
Leakage currents
Surface chemistry
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. & Von Lockette, 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
39 Citations (Scopus)
nanotubes
nanocomposites
Raman spectroscopy
distribution functions
polymers
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
36 Citations (Scopus)

Dielectric and piezoelectric properties of microwave sintered PZT

Sharma, P. K., Ounaies, Z., Varadan, V. V. & Varadan, V. K., Oct 1 2001, In : Smart Materials and Structures. 10, 5, p. 878-883 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dielectric properties
Microwaves
microwaves
smart structures
Intelligent structures
31 Citations (Scopus)

Dielectric characteristics of polyimide CP2

Jacobs, J. D., Arlen, M. J., Wang, D. H., Ounaies, Z., Berry, R., Tan, L. S., Garrett, P. H. & Vaia, R. A., Jan 1 2010, In : Polymer. 51, 14, p. 3139-3146 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polyimides
Polymer matrix
Dielectric properties
Glass transition
Nanocomposites
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
2 Citations (Scopus)

Dielectric properties of piezoelectric polyimides

Ounaies, Z., Young, J. A., Simpson, J. O. & Farmer, B. L., Jan 1 1997, In : Materials Research Society Symposium - Proceedings. 459, p. 53-58 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Molecular modeling
polyimides
Polyimides
Dielectric properties
dielectric properties