Photomechanical Materials, Composites, and Systems

Wireless Transduction of Light into Work
Product Number: EB00707548
Released: Jul 27, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781119123286
Publisher: Wiley
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An exhaustive review of the history, current state, and future opportunities for harnessing light to accomplish useful work in materials, this book describes the chemistry, physics, and mechanics of light-controlled systems.-    Describes photomechanical materials and mechanisms, along with key applications-    Exceptional collection of leading authors, internationally recognized for their work in this growing area-    Covers the full scope of photomechanical materials: polymers, crystals, ceramics, and nanocomposites-    Deals with an interdisciplinary coupling of mechanics, materials, chemistry, and physics-    Emphasizes application opportunities in creating adaptive surface features, shape memory devices, and actuators; while assessing future prospects for utility in optics and photonics and soft robotics

Genre: Science
Original Publish Date: May 30, 2017

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