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Title: A programmable soft chemo-mechanical actuator exploiting a catalyzed photochemical water-oxidation reaction

Abstract

A mechanistic investigation is described for an actuatable bilayer polymeric device in which a covalently-linked photo-active catalyst drives systemic pH gradients, effecting reversible and cyclic mechanical transformation across the interfacial boundary.

Authors:
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  1. School of Chemical Sciences; University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign; Urbana; USA
  2. Materials Science and Engineering; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Urbana; USA
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
OSTI Identifier:
1539960
DOE Contract Number:  
FG02-07ER46471
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Soft Matter
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 13; Journal Issue: 40; Journal ID: ISSN 1744-683X
Publisher:
Royal Society of Chemistry
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
Chemistry; Materials Science; Physics; Polymer Science

Citation Formats

Yuan, P., McCracken, J. M., Gross, D. E., Braun, P. V., Moore, J. S., and Nuzzo, R. G. A programmable soft chemo-mechanical actuator exploiting a catalyzed photochemical water-oxidation reaction. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1039/c7sm01600j.
Yuan, P., McCracken, J. M., Gross, D. E., Braun, P. V., Moore, J. S., & Nuzzo, R. G. A programmable soft chemo-mechanical actuator exploiting a catalyzed photochemical water-oxidation reaction. United States. doi:10.1039/c7sm01600j.
Yuan, P., McCracken, J. M., Gross, D. E., Braun, P. V., Moore, J. S., and Nuzzo, R. G. Sun . "A programmable soft chemo-mechanical actuator exploiting a catalyzed photochemical water-oxidation reaction". United States. doi:10.1039/c7sm01600j.
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title = {A programmable soft chemo-mechanical actuator exploiting a catalyzed photochemical water-oxidation reaction},
author = {Yuan, P. and McCracken, J. M. and Gross, D. E. and Braun, P. V. and Moore, J. S. and Nuzzo, R. G.},
abstractNote = {A mechanistic investigation is described for an actuatable bilayer polymeric device in which a covalently-linked photo-active catalyst drives systemic pH gradients, effecting reversible and cyclic mechanical transformation across the interfacial boundary.},
doi = {10.1039/c7sm01600j},
journal = {Soft Matter},
issn = {1744-683X},
number = 40,
volume = 13,
place = {United States},
year = {2017},
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