Browse Dept. of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (1926-2006) by Subject "Nematic elastomer"

  • Fried, Eliot; Sellers, Shaun (American Institute of Physics, 2006)
    In a nematic elastomer the deformation of the polymer network chains is coupled to the orientational order of the mesogenic groups. Statistical arguments have derived the so-called neoclassical free energy that models this ...


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