TITLE

Electromechanical instability and oscillating deformations in electroactive polymer films

AUTHOR(S)
De Tommasi, D.; Puglisi, G.; Zurlo, G.
PUB. DATE
January 2013
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;1/7/2013, Vol. 102 Issue 1, p011903
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Based on an energetic approach, we analytically determine inhomogeneous equilibrium configurations of thin electroactive polymeric films of under assigned voltage. We show that our results are useful in the analysis of well known failure phenomena taking place in this type of devices. Moreover, we demonstrate that neglecting inhomogeneity effects may lead to a drastic overestimate of the activation performances.
ACCESSION #
84738292

 

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