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Directly Copolymerized Poly(arylene sulfide sulfone) and Poly(arylene ether sulfone) Disulfonated Copolymers for Use in Ionic Polymer Transducers

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dc.contributor.author Akle, B. J.
dc.contributor.author Wiles, K. B.
dc.contributor.author Hickner, M. A.
dc.contributor.author Bennett, M.
dc.contributor.author Leo, D. J.
dc.contributor.author McGrath, J. E.
dc.date.accessioned 2016-10-17T13:20:17Z
dc.date.available 2016-10-17T13:20:17Z
dc.date.copyright 2007 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0013-4651 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/4635
dc.description.abstract Polymeric electromechanical transducers were identified and based on various novel ion-exchange membranes bonded between two conductive metal layer electrodes. Imposed deformations and small electric fields allowed both sensing and actuation applications. Soft actuator materials produced large bending displacements when only a small voltage was applied across the membrane electrode assembly. Charge motion from one pole to the other pole produced electromechanical coupling effects in the ionic materials through the electric double layer. By increasing the surface area of the electrodes, thereby increasing the capacitance, it was shown that the motion of charges and actuator performance increases, thus indicating a strong correlation between the capacitance and charge motion/performance. Manipulation of the morphology of the electrodes by enhancing the capacitance and effective interfacial area of the conductive electrodes produced major effects on performance and transduction. Transducer actuation performance at lower frequencies was enhanced by employing a novel electrode fabrication technique which could utilize RuO2RuO2 instead of platinum. At higher frequencies, mass transport and interfacial resistance appeared to play pivotal roles in actuator performance. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.title Directly Copolymerized Poly(arylene sulfide sulfone) and Poly(arylene ether sulfone) Disulfonated Copolymers for Use in Ionic Polymer Transducers en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.description.version Published en_US
dc.author.school SOE en_US
dc.author.idnumber 200700940 en_US
dc.author.department Industrial And Mechanical Engineering en_US
dc.description.embargo N/A en_US
dc.relation.journal Electrochemical Society. Journal en_US
dc.journal.volume 154 en_US
dc.journal.issue 6 en_US
dc.article.pages 77-85 en_US
dc.keywords Polymer blends en_US
dc.keywords Transducers en_US
dc.keywords Electromechanical effects en_US
dc.keywords Capacitance en_US
dc.keywords Deformation en_US
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1149/1.2718478 en_US
dc.identifier.ctation Wiles, K. B., Akle, B. J., Hickner, M. A., Bennett, M., Leo, D. J., & McGrath, J. E. (2007). Directly copolymerized poly (arylene sulfide sulfone) and poly (arylene ether sulfone) disulfonated copolymers for use in ionic polymer transducers. Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 154(6), P77-P85. en_US
dc.author.email barbar.akle@lau.edu.lb en_US
dc.identifier.tou http://libraries.lau.edu.lb/research/laur/terms-of-use/articles.php en_US
dc.identifier.url http://jes.ecsdl.org/content/154/6/P77.short en_US


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