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Research Output 1993 2019

Preparation of TiO 2 polymer nanodielectrics via a solvent-based technique

Khodaparast, P. & Ounaies, Z., Dec 1 2010, ASME 2010 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2010. p. 239-244 6 p. (ASME 2010 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2010; vol. 2).

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

Polymers
Permittivity
Nanocomposite films
Porosity
Annealing
18 Citations (Scopus)

Pre-stressed Curved Actuators: Characterization and Modeling of their Piezoelectric Behavior

Mossi, K., Ounaies, Z., Smith, R. & Ball, B., Nov 27 2003, In : Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. 5053, p. 423-435 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Actuator
Actuators
actuators
Substrates
Electric fields
1 Citation (Scopus)
Energy storage
Nanocomposites
Polymers
Carbon Nanotubes
Heat treatment
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
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
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

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
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

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
39 Citations (Scopus)
Single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCN)
Polyaniline
cellulose
Cellulose
Actuators
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

Single walled carbon nanotube - Reinforced high density polyethylene composites by solution casting

Kalidindi, S., Ounaies, Z. & Dowden, J., 2013, In : Journal of Nanostructured Polymers and Nanocomposites. 9, 3, p. 67-76 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polyethylene
Single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCN)
High density polyethylenes
Casting
Composite materials
2 Citations (Scopus)

Stress relaxation response of active fiber composites

Atitallah, H. B., Muliana, A. & Ounaies, Z., Jun 6 2011, Behavior and Mechanics of Multifunctional Materials and Composites 2011. 797807. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 7978).

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

Stress Relaxation
fiber composites
stress relaxation
Stress relaxation
Composite
22 Citations (Scopus)

Structure-property study of piezoelectricity in polyimides

Ounaies, Z., Park, C., Harrison, J. S., Smith, J. G. & Hinkley, J., Jan 1 1999, In : Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. 3669, p. 171-178 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Piezoelectricity
Polyimide
piezoelectricity
polyimides
Polyimides

Synthesis and characterization of PVDF-based SWNT/GO hybrid films

Sigamani, N. S., Ounaies, Z. & Sodano, H., Dec 1 2012, ASME 2012 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2012. p. 69-74 6 p. (ASME 2012 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2012; vol. 1).

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

Single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCN)
Graphene
Nanocomposites
Oxides
Microstructure

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

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
6 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
5 Citations (Scopus)
cracks
Cracks
singular integral equations
integral transformations
stress intensity factors
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

TiO2/PVDF nanocomposites: Effect of particle surface chemistry on dispersion and multifunctional properties

Khodaparast, P. & Ounaies, Z., Dec 2 2010, SAMPE 2010 Conference and Exhibition "New Materials and Processes for a New Economy". (International SAMPE Symposium and Exhibition (Proceedings)).

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

Coupling agents
Surface chemistry
Nanocomposites
Nanoparticles
Dielectric spectroscopy

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
5 Citations (Scopus)

Toward the preparation of nanocomposites with oriented fillers: Electric field-manipulation of cellulose whiskers in silicone oil

Kalidindi, S., Ounaies, Z. & Kaddami, H., Sep 1 2010, In : Smart Materials and Structures. 19, 9, 094002.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Silicone Oils
silicones
fillers
cellulose
Cellulose

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
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