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Smart Materials & Micro/Nanosystems

  • Published: April 2009
  • 496 Pages
  • Trans Tech Publications Inc

Selected, peer reviewed papers from the Symposium A ‚Smart Materials & Micro/Nanosystems‘ of CIMTEC 2008 - 3rd International Conference ‚Smart Materials, Structures and Systems‘, held in Acireale, Sicily, Italy, June 8-13, 2008

This collection comprises 77 peer-reviewed papers which, together, offer a wealth of up-to-date information on “Smart Materials & Micro/Nanosystems”.

They are grouped under the rubrics:

Chapter 1 - Ferroelectrics, piezoelectrics, electrostrictive and magnetostrictive materials;
Chapter 2 - Stimuli responsive polymers and gels;
Chapter 3 - Shape memory polymers & magnetorheological fluids;
Chapter 4 - Smart multifunctional materials and composites;
Chapter 5 - Hybrid active materials systems;
Chapter 6 - Smart nanocomposites and nanomaterials;
Chapter 7 - Mems / nems;
Chapter 8 - Recent developments in electrical writable organic memory devices.

This special volume has also been published online in the series, “Advances in Science and Technology” Vol. 54.

Committees

Preface

CHAPTER 1 - FERROELECTRICS, PIEZOELECTRICS, ELECTROSTRICTIVE AND MAGNETOSTRICTIVE MATERIALS
- Piezoelectric Composites Based on Hydroxyapatite / Barium Titanate
C.R. Bowen, K.V.S. Raman and V.Yu. Topolov
- High-Performance Lead-Free Barium Titanate Piezoelectric Ceramics
T. Karaki, K. Yan and M. Adachi
- Constitutive Modeling for Design and Control of Magnetostrictive Galfenol Devices
M.J. Dapino and P.G. Evans
- Novel Magnetostrictive Microcantilever and Magnetostrictive Nanobars for High Performance Biological Detection
Z.Y. Cheng, S.Q. Li, K.W. Zhang, L.L. Fu and B.A. Chin
- Multilayered Magnetic Wires and Films for Electromagnetic Sensor Technology
L.V. Panina, D.P. Makhnovskiy, A. Zhukov and J. Gonzalez
- Piezoelectric Properties of Sputtered AlN Thin Films and their Applications
U. Schmid and J.L. Sánchez-Rojas
- Production of 3Y-PSZ Powders by Co-Precipitation and Milling
E. Furlani, E. Aneggi and S. Maschio
- Study of Langasite Crystal Micro-Resonators Using Length-Extension Mode: Temperature- Compensated Cuts and Applications to Atomic Force Microscopy
G. Douchet, F. Sthal, T. Leblois, E. Bigler, C. Tellier and R. Bourquin
- Magnetic Temperature Transducers Made from Copper Based Soft Ferrite
C. Miclea, C. Tanasoiu, C.F. Miclea, I. Spanulescu, M. Cioangher and C.T. Miclea

CHAPTER 2 - STIMULI RESPONSIVE POLYMERS AND GELS
- Ionic Polymeric Conductor Nano Composites (IPCNCs) as Distributed Nanosensors and Nanoactuators
M. Shahinpoor
- Design and Optimization of IPMC for Biomedical Applications
C.H. Jo, H.E. Naguib and R.H. Kwon
- Static and Dynamic Electro-Response of a Triblock Polymer Gel
T. Leitão, S.J. Picken and E. Mendes
- Shape-Memory Polymers for Biomedical Applications
A. Lendlein and M. Behl
- Rapid Shrinking of Porous Hydrogel Prepared by Ice Templating
E. Umebayashi, W. Murai, K. Suguro, T. Morohoshi, T. Ikeda and N. Kato
- Preparation of Microporous, Thermosensitive Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Hydrogel with Simultaneous Control of Phase Separation and Sol-Gel Process
I. Sakuhara, E. Umebayashi, K. Suguro, W. Murai, T. Morohoshi, T. Ikeda and N. Kato
- Dielectrophoresis Force and the Electromechanical Responses of Elastomers
R. Kunanuruksapong and A. Sirivat
- Thiophene Containing Polyaromatic Hydrocarbons
C.J. Martin, S.D. Perera and S.M. Draper
- Composite Polymeric Foams Produced by Using Magnetic Field
L. Sorrentino, M. Aurilia, G. Forte and S. Iannace

CHAPTER 3 - SHAPE MEMORY POLYMERS & MAGNETORHEOLOGICAL FLUIDS
- Ferrofluids and Magnetorheological Fluids
L. Vékás
- Micromechanical Modelling of Shape Memory Polymers
M. Böl and S. Reese

CHAPTER 4 - SMART MULTIFUNCTIONAL MATERIALS AND COMPOSITES
- Synthesis and Characterization of Thermal Actuators Based on Composite Coatings with Phase Change Materials
A. Malfliet, L. Stappers and J. Fransaer
- Self Healing of Mechanical Damage in Metallic Materials
N. Shinya
- A New Designing Concept for Multifunctional Structural Material Systems Based on Composites
H. Asanuma
- Multistable Textured Shell Structures
A.D. Norman, M.R. Golabchi, K.A. Seffen and S.D. Guest
- Friction Coefficients and Wear Rates of MoS2/Cu, BN/Cu Composites
T. Hashimoto, H. Kohri, A. Yumoto and I. Shiota
- Development of Stress and Temperature Sensitive Microwires for the Sensor Applications and Tuneable Composite Materials
A. Zhukov, V. Zhukova, J. Gonzalez, L.V. Panina and J.M. Blanco
- Development of Multi-Ferroic Actuator/Sensor Material and Device for Intelligent/Smart Technology - Basic Design and Experimental Verification
Y. Furuya and T. Okazaki
- Fabrication of Electrode for Thermoelectric Oxide Materials
H. Kohri, I. Shiota, M. Kato and I.J. Ohsugi
- Tunable and Self-Sensing Microwave Composite Materials Incorporating Ferromagnetic Microwires
D. Makhnovskiy, A. Zhukov, V. Zhukova and J. Gonzalez
- Thermoelectric Properties of High Density Sintered Ca3Co2O
T. Uesugi, H. Kohri, I. Shiota, M. Kato and I.J. Ohsugi
- Room Temperature Magnetic-Semicondcutors in Modified Iron Titanates: Their Properties and Potential Microelectronic Devices
R.K. Pandey, H. Stern, W.J. Geerts, P. Padmini, P. Kale, J. Dou and R. Schad
- Formation of Highly Transparent SiCN Films Prepared by HWCVD
A. Izumi and T. Nakayamada
- Smart Properties of an Irradiated High-Tc Superconductor
A. Balogh, I. Kirschner, Gy. Kovács and Cs. Mészáros
- Synthesis of Carbon Nanofibers as Support Layer for Metal Catalyst in a Microreactor for Three-Phase Reactions
D.B. Thakur, R.M. Tiggelaar, K. Seshan, J.G.E. Gardeniers and L. Lefferts
- Multifunctional Wear and Corrosion Resistant Decorative Nanostructured Carbon-Base Coatings
F. Cerny, J. Gurovic, V. Jech and S. Konvickova
- Miscibility, Isothermal Crystallization/Melting Behavior and Morphology of Poly(Trimethylene Terephthalate)/Poly(Buthylene Terephthalate) Blends
P. Krutphun and P. Supaphol
- Non-Isothermal Crystallization Kinetics and Melting Behaviors of Thermoplastic/Liquid Crystalline Polymer Blends of Poly(Trimethylene Terephthalate)/Vectra A
P. Pisitsak and R. Magaraphan
- Sulfonated Poly(Ether Ether Ketone)(S-PEEK) as Derived from Bisphenol-S for a Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) in Direct Methanol Fuel Cells (DMFC)
S. Changkhamchom and A. Sirivat
- Preparation and Characterisation of Dense TiO2 Ceramics
A. Pavlova, L. Berzina-Cimdina, J. Locs, D. Loca and J. Bossert

CHAPTER 5 - HYBRID ACTIVE MATERIALS SYSTEMS
- Multiscale Molecular Modeling of Hybrid Organic-Inorganic Nanocomposites of Type I and II
M. Fermeglia, M. Maly, P. Posocco and S. Pricl
- Ultrathin Film Formation by Gamma-Ray Induced Polymerization in Surfactant Template on Solid Surface
S. Nummeechai, P. Suwanmala, K. Hemvichian and T. Pongprayoon
- Bistable Buckled Beam: Modelling and Piezoelectric Actuation
C. Maurini, J. Pouget and S. Vidoli
- Design of Actuation for Bistable Structures Using Smart Materials
P. Cazottes, A. Fernandes, J. Pouget and M. Hafez

CHAPTER 6 - SMART NANOCOMPOSITES AND NANOMATERIALS
- High Internal Phase Emulsion Foams (HIPE) Filled with Organo-Bentonite: Hybrid Organic-Inorganic Porous Clay Heterostructures (HPCH) versus Organo-Modified Bentonite (MOD)
P. Pakeyangkoon, R. Magaraphan, P. Malakul and M. Nithitanakul
- Synthesis and Characterization of Nanoparticulate Strengthened Nickel Microcomponents
X.Y. Wei and K. Jiang
- Low Temperature Growth of ZnO Nanorods by Chemical Bath Method
P. Hari and D. Spencer
- Inorganic Mesoporous Membrane for Potentially Used in Proton Exchange Membrane
T. Kuanchaitrakul, S. Chirachanchai and H. Manuspiya
- Characteristics of the TiO2/SnO2 Thick Film Semiconductor Gas Sensor to Determine Fish Freshness
J.M. Jun, J.Y. Jung and C.S. Lee
- A New Synthesis Route to Prepare Polyaniline (PANI) Nanotubes Containing Magnetic Nanoparticles
A.C.V. De Araújo, S. Alves Jr. and W.M. Azevedo
- New Electroconducting Radical Cation Salts Based on BEDT-TTF with 8,8’-Dibromo Cobalt Bis(Dicarbollide) Anion
O. Kazheva, G. Alexandrov, A. Kravchenko, V. Starodub, I. Lobanova, I. Sivaev, V. Bregadze, L. Titov and O. Dyachenko
- Modulation of the Metallic Oxide Properties through of Soft Chemistry Techniques for Several Applications
D.C. Altamirano-Juárez

CHAPTER 7 - MEMS / NEMS
- CNT Based Sensors
C. Hierold, T. Helbling, C. Roman, L. Durrer, A. Jungen and C. Stampfer
- Design and Fabrication of a MEMS AC Electric Current Sensor
E.S. Leland, R.M. White and P.K. Wright
- A Review of Test Structures for Characterising Microelectronic and MEMS Technology
A.J. Walton and S. Smith
- Friction Drive Simulation of a SAW Motor with Slider Surface Texture Variation
M. Kuribayashi Kurosawa and T. Shigematsu
- MEMS Rotational Actuator for High Force and Large Displacement
L.J. Currano, D. Gee, W.A. Churaman, M. Dubey, P. Amirtharaj, M. Yu and B. Balachandran
- Design and Fabrication of a Horizontal Thermal Micro-Actuator with Integrated Micro Tweezers
A.B. Alamin Dow, K. Ivanova, T. Ivanov and I. Rangelow
- Three-Axis MEMS Threshold Accelerometer Switch for Enhanced Power Conservation of MEMS Sensors
W.A. Churaman, L.J. Currano, D. Gee and E. Zakar
- Electromechanical Behavior of Single and Multiwall Carbon Nanotubes
A. Pantano
- The Promise of Nano and Micro Systems for Meeting the Emerging Demands of the US Army
J.M. Pellegrino
- Fully Integrated Bridge-Type Anemometer in LTCC-Based Microfluidic Systems
H. Bartsch de Torres, C. Rensch, T. Thelemann, J. Müller and M. Hoffmann
- Strain Enhancement within Cantilevered, Piezoelectric MEMS Energy Scavenging Devices
L.M. Miller, N.C. Emley, P. Shafer and P.K. Wright
- 3C-SiC Hetero-Epitaxial Films for Sensors Fabrication
R. Anzalone, A. Severino, C. Locke, D. Rodilosso, C. Tringali, S.E. Saddow, F. La Via and G. D'Arrigo
- Porous Metal Frameworks on Silicon Substrates
J.G. Alves Brito-Neto, T. Matsuzaka, Y. Saito and M. Hayase
- The Mechanical Behaviour of Silicon Diaphragms for Micromachined Capacitive Pressure Sensor
J. Ren, D. Cheneler, M. Ward and P. Kinnell
- GaAs Non Resonant Micro-Sensors: Design and Simulations
C.R. Tellier and S. Durand
- Thin Film YBCO Pixels for MMW Detector
E. Zakar, D. Wikner, M. Dubey and P. Amirtharaj
- Micromask Generation for Polymer Morphology Control: Nanohair Fabrication for Synthetic Dry Adhesives
D. Sameoto, Y.S. Li and C. Menon
- Wet Etching of Si Micro-Arrays: Experimental and Theoretical Shapes
T.G. Leblois and C.R. Tellier

CHAPTER 8 - RECENT DEVELOPMENT IN ELECTRICAL WRITABLE ORGANIC MEMORY DEVICES
- Nanoparticles for Charge Storage Using Hybrid Organic Inorganic Devices
D. Tsoukalas, S. Kolliopoulou, P. Dimitrakis, P. Normand and M.C. Petty
- Non-Volatile Memory Devices Based on Diphenyl Bithiophenes
E.V. Canesi, C. Bertarelli, A. Bianco, M. Caironi, G. Dassa, D. Natali, A. Rottigni, M. Sampietro and G. Zerbi
- Resistive Electrical Switching of Nonvolatile Memories from Electrodeposited Copper Tetracyanoquinodimethane (CuTCNQ)
R. Müller, A. Katzenmeyer, O. Rouault, L. Goux, D.J. Wouters, J. Genoe and P. Heremans
- Effect of Various Electrode Materials in Non-Volatile Memory Device Using Poly(3,4- Ethylenedioxythiophene):Poly(Styrenesulfonate) (PEDOT:PSS) Thin Films
H.J. Ha, J.M. Lee, M. Kim and O.H. Kim
- Fabrication and Characterisation of MIS Organic Memory Devices
M.F. Mabrook, D. Kolb, C. Pearson, D.A. Zeze and M.C. Petty
- Gold Nanoparticle Based Electrically Rewritable Polymer Memory Devices
D. Prime and S. Paul
- Electrically Re-Writable Non-Volatile Memory Device - Using a Blend of Sea Salt and Polymer
I. Salaoru and S. Paul
- Effect of Varying Memory Device Architectures on the Electrical Properties of P(VDF/TrFE)(72/28) Copolymer Thin Film
C.W. Choi, A.A. Prabu, S. Yoon, Y.M. Kim and K.J. Kim

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