Geier, Sebastian and Müller, Stephan and Mahrholz, Thorsten and Riemenschneider, Johannes and Wierach, Peter and Sinapius, Michael (2012) Claryfying The Carbon Nanotube Actuation Mechanism - An Experimental Approach. ASME SMASIS 2012, 19. - 21. Sept. 2012, Stone Mountain, USA.
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Experimental investigations of different architectures made of pure, as produced carbon nanotubes (CNTs) are the main focus of this presented article. Different types of experimental set-ups are used to analyze the free strain of the CNT-based architectures. According to their build-up different experimental set-ups like actuated tensile tests, in-plane and out-of-plane strain measurements are realized to investigate the actuation mechanism and possible dependencies. The first analyzed architecture can be characterized as a 2D paper of randomly oriented, entangled single walled CNTs, also called Bucky-paper. In contrast the second investigated architecture consists of highly oriented, vertically aligned multi walled CNTs grown on a substrate of glassy carbon. The results are evaluated according to findings of various other material quality tests in order to find a significant statement for their possible actuation mechanisms.
|Document Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Speech, Paper)|
|Title:||Claryfying The Carbon Nanotube Actuation Mechanism - An Experimental Approach|
|Keywords:||Carbon Nanotube Actuator, CNT-Array, Ionic Liquid;|
|Event Title:||ASME SMASIS 2012|
|Event Location:||Stone Mountain, USA|
|Event Type:||international Conference|
|Event Dates:||19. - 21. Sept. 2012|
|HGF - Research field:||Aeronautics, Space and Transport|
|HGF - Program:||Aeronautics|
|HGF - Program Themes:||Aircraft Research|
|DLR - Research area:||Aeronautics|
|DLR - Program:||L AR - Aircraft Research|
|DLR - Research theme (Project):||L - Structures & Materials|
|Institutes and Institutions:||Institute of Composite Structures and Adaptive Systems > Adaptronics|
Institute of Composite Structures and Adaptive Systems > Multifunctional Materials
|Deposited By:||Isolde Böhringer-Thelen|
|Deposited On:||10 Oct 2012 09:27|
|Last Modified:||17 Jan 2013 14:19|
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