Photomechanical Materials, Composites, and Systems. Wireless Transduction of Light into Work #955756
- White Timothy J.
- Технические науки и промышленность в целом
- John Wiley & Sons Limited (prof) EUR
- PDF книга
- 447 стр
- John Wiley & Sons Limited
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