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Research Output 1993 2019

2009

Editorial: Adaptive and active materials: Selected papers from the ASME 2008 conference on smart materials, adaptive structures and intelligent systems (SMASIS 08) (Maryland, USA, 28-30 October 2008)

Lynch, C., Brei, D., Pavel Chaplya, C., Ounaies, Z., Kamlah, M., Seelecke, S., E Lucato, S. D. S. & Weiland, L., Nov 9 2009, In : Smart Materials and Structures. 18, 10, 100201.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

smart materials
Intelligent materials
Intelligent systems
1 Citation (Scopus)

Effect of swcnt on tribological behavior of polymeric nanocomposite

Zarrin, T., Ribeiro, R., Banda, S., Ounaies, Z. & Liang, H., Oct 16 2009, 2008 Proceedings of the STLE/ASME International Joint Tribology Conference, IJTC 2008. p. 103-105 3 p. (2008 Proceedings of the STLE/ASME International Joint Tribology Conference, IJTC 2008).

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

Single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCN)
Nanocomposites
Composite materials
Elastic deformation
Polymer matrix

Electric field-manipulation of cellulose whisker-reinforced polymer nanocomposites

Kalidindi, S. V., Ounaies, Z. & Kaddami, H., Dec 1 2009, Proceedings of the ASME Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems 2009, SMASIS2009. p. 149-152 4 p. (Proceedings of the ASME Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems 2009, SMASIS2009; vol. 2).

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

Cellulose
Nanocomposites
Electric fields
Electric properties
Permittivity

Enhanced electromechanical properties in poly (vinylidene fluoride) (PVDF)-based nanocomposites

Deshmukh, S. & Ounaies, Z., Dec 1 2009, Proceedings of the ASME Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems 2009, SMASIS2009. p. 71-75 5 p. (Proceedings of the ASME Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems 2009, SMASIS2009; vol. 2).

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

Single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCN)
Stretching
Nanocomposites
Copolymers

Polymer nanocomposites as electrostrictive materials

Deshmukh, S., Ounaies, Z. & Krishnamoorti, R., Jun 19 2009, Behavior and Mechanics of Multifunctional Materials and Composites 2009. Vol. 7289. 728917

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

Nanocomposites
nanocomposites
Polymers
polymers
Dielectric Properties
34 Citations (Scopus)

Single walled carbon nanotube (SWNT)-polyimide nanocomposites as electrostrictive materials

Deshmukh, S. & Ounaies, Z., Oct 1 2009, In : Sensors and Actuators, A: Physical. 155, 2, p. 246-252 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCN)
polyimides
Polyimides
Nanocomposites
nanocomposites
2008

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
carbopol 940
Single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCN)
Surface-Active Agents
Acrylics
Surface active agents
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
39 Citations (Scopus)
nanotubes
nanocomposites
Raman spectroscopy
distribution functions
polymers

Electric field-assisted processing of anisotropic polymer nanocomposites

Banda, S. & Ounaies, Z., May 30 2008, Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IMECE 2007. p. 271-275 5 p. (ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Proceedings; vol. 13).

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

Nanocomposites
Electric fields
Polymers
Processing
Liquids

Electrospinning of cellulose and cnt-cellulose nanofibers for smart applications

Pankonien, A., Yang, C. & Ounaies, Z., 2008, 15th International Congress on Sound and Vibration 2008, ICSV 2008. Vol. 1. p. 446-453 8 p.

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

cellulose
fibers
interfacial tension
methodology
membranes
1 Citation (Scopus)

Electrospinning of continuous piezoelectric yarns for composite application

Lagoudas, N. C. & Ounaies, Z., Jun 17 2008, Behavior and Mechanics of Multifunctional and Composite Materials 2008. 69292N. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 6929).

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

yarns
Electrospinning
vinylidene
Nanofibers
fluorides
32 Citations (Scopus)

Evidence of piezoelectricity in SWNT-polyimide and SWNT-PZT-polyimide composites

Ounaies, Z., Park, C., Harrison, J. & Lillehei, P., Sep 1 2008, In : Journal of Thermoplastic Composite Materials. 21, 5, p. 393-409 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon Nanotubes
piezoelectricity
Piezoelectricity
polyimides
Polyimides
2007

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
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
2 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of applied potential on friction of a piezoelectric material

Mani, S., Perez, R., Lee, H., Ounaies, Z., Hung, W. & Liang, H., Oct 1 2007, In : Journal of Tribology. 129, 4, p. 836-840 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

piezoelectricity
Piezoelectric materials
vinylidene
fluorides
friction

Electric field tailoring of single wall carbon nanotube and carbon nanofiber polymer composites

Banda, S. & Ounaies, Z., Sep 28 2007, p. 2176-2180. 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Carbon Nanotubes
Carbon nanofibers
Carbon nanotubes
Polymers
Electric fields
2006
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
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
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
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
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
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

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
515 Citations (Scopus)

Discovery of cellulose as a smart material

Kim, J., Yun, S. & Ounaies, Z., Jun 13 2006, In : Macromolecules. 39, 12, p. 4202-4206 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intelligent materials
Cellulose
MEMS
Biomimetics
Biosensors
3 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of single walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs) on the electromechanical response of a polyimide nanocomposite

Deshmukh, S., Call, C., Ounaies, Z., Park, C. & Harrison, J., Jul 17 2006, Smart Structures and Materials 2006: Electroactive Polymer Actuators and Devices (EAPAD). 61680Y. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 6168).

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

Electrostriction
Polyimide
Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes
Nanocomposites
Single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCN)

Effects of applied potential on friction of a PVDF micro gripper

Mani, S., Perez, R., Lee, H., Ounaies, Z., Hung, W. & Liang, H., Nov 28 2006, Proceedings of STLE/ASME International Joint Tribology Conference, IJTC 2006. (Proceedings of STLE/ASME International Joint Tribology Conference, IJTC 2006; vol. 2006).

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

Grippers
Friction
Electric potential
Surgery
Polymers
8 Citations (Scopus)

Erratum: Discovery of cellulose as a smart material (Macromolecules (June 2006) 39:12 (4202-4206) DOI:10.1021/ma0614489)

Kim, J., Yun, S. & Ounaies, Z., Aug 8 2006, In : Macromolecules. 39, 16, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Intelligent materials
Macromolecules
Cellulose

Hybrid EAPap actuator coated with multi-walled carbon nanotubes

Yun, S., Lim, H., Ounaies, Z. & Kim, J., Oct 16 2006, Smart Structures and Materials 2006 - Active Materials: Behavior and Mechanics. 61701Y. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 6170).

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

Polyaniline
Carbon nanotubes
Actuators
actuators
carbon nanotubes
38 Citations (Scopus)
Single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCN)
Polyaniline
cellulose
Cellulose
Actuators
2005
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
4 Citations (Scopus)

Electric field alignment of single wall carbon nanotubes (SWNT) in polymers

Banda, S., Ounaies, Z., St Clair, T., Rud, J., Burney, K., Bowlin, G., Park, C. & Harrison, J., Sep 29 2005, In : Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. 5761, p. 12-22 11 p., 03.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Carbon Nanotubes
Nanotubes
Carbon nanotubes
Electric Field
Polymers
1 Citation (Scopus)

Electroactive paper materials coated with carbon nanotubes and conducting polymers

Kim, J., Kang, Y., Ounaies, Z., Bae, S. H. & Yun, S., Dec 1 2005, Proceedings of the ASME Aerospace Division 2005. p. 59-63 5 p. (American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Aerospace Division (Publication) AD; vol. 70 AD).

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

Coated materials
Conducting polymers
conducting polymers
Carbon nanotubes
Polyaniline
42 Citations (Scopus)

Harvesting energy using a thin unimorph prestressed bender: Geometrical effects

Mossi, K., Green, C., Ounaies, Z. & Hughes, E., Mar 1 2005, In : Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures. 16, 3, p. 249-261 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Piezoelectric devices
Energy harvesting
Piezoelectric materials
Energy conversion
Polyimides
2 Citations (Scopus)

Role of inherent polarization and ion transport in the actuation of cellulose based EAPap

Kim, J., Kang, Y. K., Yun, S. R. & Ounaies, Z., Sep 29 2005, In : Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. 5761, p. 81-89 9 p., 11.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Ion Transport
Cellulose
actuation
cellulose
Polarization

Systematic upscaling for multiscale modeling of multifunctional polymer nanocomposites

Diskin, B., Harik, V. M., Ounaies, Z. & Brandt, A., Dec 1 2005, 20th Technical Conference of the American Society for Composites 2005. p. 645-663 19 p. (20th Technical Conference of the American Society for Composites 2005; vol. 1).

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

Nanocomposites
Polymers
Processing
Mechanical properties
Carbon Nanotubes
2004
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
56 Citations (Scopus)

In situ poling and imidization of amorphous piezoelectric polyimides

Park, C., Ounaies, Z., Wise, K. E. & Harrison, J. S., Jul 21 2004, In : Polymer. 45, 16, p. 5417-5425 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Remanence
Dielectric relaxation
Polyimides
Imides
Molecular modeling
1 Citation (Scopus)

Piezoelectric behavior of pre-stressed curved actuators under load

Mossi, K., Costley, J., Ounaies, Z. & Bryant, R., Oct 25 2004, In : Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. 5387, p. 432-441 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Actuator
Actuators
actuators
Epoxy
Bearings (structural)

Single-wall carbon nanotube polymer composites: Investigating their percolative behavior and physical performance

Ounaies, Z., Harrison, J. & Park, C., Jan 1 2004, In : American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Aerospace Division (Publication) AD. 69, p. 307-311 5 p., 62471.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Carbon nanotubes
polyimides
Polyimides
polymer
carbon nanotubes
2003
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
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
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
556 Citations (Scopus)

Electrical properties of single wall carbon nanotube reinforced polyimide composites

Ounaies, Z., Park, C., Wise, K. E., Siochi, E. J. & Harrison, J. S., Jan 1 2003, In : Composites Science and Technology. 63, 11, p. 1637-1646 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon Nanotubes
Polyimides
Carbon nanotubes
Electric properties
Composite materials
1 Citation (Scopus)

Electrospun electroactive polymers for aerospace applications

Pawlowski, K. J., St Clair, T. L., McReynolds, A. C., Park, C., Ounaies, Z., Siochi, E. J. & Harrison, J. S., 2003, 44th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference.

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

Aerospace applications
Fibers
Polymers
Micro air vehicle (MAV)
Maneuverability
1 Citation (Scopus)

Electrospun electroactive polymers for aerospace applications

Pawlowski, K. J., St. Clair, T. L., McReynolds, A. C., Park, C., Ounaies, Z., Siochi, E. J. & Harrison, J. S., Aug 28 2003, In : Collection of Technical Papers - AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference. 5, p. 3346-3350 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Aerospace applications
Polymers
Fibers
Micro air vehicle (MAV)
Maneuverability

Modeling the structural response of multifunctional materials: The in-field vibration of thin plates

Ambur, D. R., Harik, V. M., Ounaies, Z. & Librescu, L., 2003, 44th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference.

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

Electric fields
Magnetic fields
Geometry
Piezoelectric materials
Analytical models
Electric fields
Magnetic fields
Geometry
Piezoelectric materials
Analytical models