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Research Output 1993 2019

2017
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
6 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
6 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
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
1 Citation (Scopus)

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
3 Citations (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
8 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
2019
1 Citation (Scopus)
Electrostriction
electrostriction
microstructure
Microstructure
Crystalline materials

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., Oct 24 2019, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 123, 42, p. 25628-25634 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Surface-Active Agents
Compaction
Surface active agents
surfactants
Nanoparticles
1 Citation (Scopus)
Polyimides
Plasmas
Temperature
Leakage currents
Surface chemistry
5 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

Preparation and dielectric properties of poly(acrylonitrile-: Co -2,2,2-trifluoroethyl methacrylate) materials via radical emulsion copolymerization

Kadimi, A., Kaddami, H., Ounaies, Z., Habibi, Y., Dieden, R., Ameduri, B. & Raihane, M., Oct 28 2019, In : Polymer Chemistry. 10, 40, p. 5507-5521 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acrylonitrile
Emulsions
Dielectric properties
Copolymerization
Copolymers

Towards complex microarchitectural composites using multi-field processing

Al Masud, M., Erol, A., Edson, C., Ounaies, Z. & Von Lockette, 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., Von Lockette, P. & Frecker, M., 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