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Self-healing dielectric elastomers for damage-Tolerant actuation and energy harvesting

Ellingford, C., Zhang, R., Wemyss, A. M., Zhang, Y., Brown, O. B., Zhou, H., Keogh, P., Bowen, C. & Wan, C., 12 Feb 2020, In : ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 12, 6, p. 7595-7604 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Understanding the enhancement and temperature-dependency of the self-healing and electromechanical properties of dielectric elastomers containing mixed pendant polar groups

Ellingford, C., Wemyss, A. M., Zhang, R., Prokes, I., Pickford, T., Bowen, C., Coveney, V. A. & Wan, C., 28 Apr 2020, In : Journal of Materials Chemistry C. 8, 16, p. 5426-5436 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electrical and Mechanical Self‐Healing in High‐Performance Dielectric Elastomer Actuator Materials

Zhang, Y., Ellingford, C., Zhang, R., Roscow, J., Hopkins, M., Keogh, P., McNally, T., Bowen, C. & Wan, C., 11 Apr 2019, In : Advanced Functional Materials. 29, 15, 1808431.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
13 Citations (Scopus)
98 Downloads (Pure)

Effects of off-plane deformation and biased bi-axial pre-strains on a planar contractile dielectric elastomer actuator

Zhang, R. & Keogh, P., 29 Oct 2018, (Acceptance date) In : Actuators. 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
27 Downloads (Pure)
12 Citations (Scopus)
80 Downloads (Pure)


Dielectric elastomer actuation performance enhancement, higher order modelling and self-sensing control

Author: Zhang, R., 18 Dec 2017

Supervisor: Keogh, P. (Supervisor) & Iravani, P. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD