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Broadband dielectric spectroscopy
A. Schoenhals, F. Kremer: Theory of Dielectric Relaxation.- F. Kremer, A. Schoenhals: Broadband Dielectric Measurement Techniques.- A. Schoenhals, F. Kremer: Analysis of Dielectric Spectra.- F.Expand
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Analysis of Dielectric Spectra
The complex dielectric function ɛ*(ω) in its dependence on angular frequency (\( \omega = 2\pi v \) (v-frequency of the outer electrical field) and temperature originates from different processes:Expand
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Optical tweezers with 2.5 kHz bandwidth video detection for single-colloid electrophoresis.
We developed an optical tweezers setup to study the electrophoretic motion of colloids in an external electric field. The setup is based on standard components for illumination and video detection.Expand
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Giant lateral electrostriction in ferroelectric liquid-crystalline elastomers
Mechanisms for converting electrical energy into mechanical energy are essential for the design of nanoscale transducers, sensors, actuators, motors, pumps, artificial muscles, and medicalExpand
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Dielectric spectroscopy – yesterday, today and tomorrow
Abstract Dielectric spectroscopy is an old experimental tool which has dramatically developed in the last two decades. It covers nowadays the extraordinary spectral range from 10−6 to 1012 Hz. ThisExpand
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Molecular dynamics in thin films of isotactic poly(methyl methacrylate)
Abstract:The molecular dynamics in thin films (18 nm-137 nm) of isotactic poly(methyl methacrylate) (i-PMMA) of two molecular weights embedded between aluminium electrodes are measured by means ofExpand
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Structure-property relationships in major ampullate spider silk as deduced from polarized FTIR spectroscopy
Abstract.Polarized Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy is employed to study structure-property relationships in major ampullate spider silk being exposed to an external mechanical strain.Expand
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Mussel collagen molecules with silk-like domains as load-bearing elements in distal byssal threads.
Mechanically stressed biological materials like tendon, spider silk or mussel byssal threads are typically composite materials comprising multi-domain proteins, in which molecular building blocksExpand
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Broad-band dielectric spectroscopy on the molecular dynamics of bulk and adsorbed poly(dimethylsiloxane)
The molecular dynamics of poly(dimethylsiloxane) (PDMS) and its mixtures with hydrophilic and hydrophobic Aerosil (fumed silica) was investigated. After quenching from ambient temperature andExpand
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Length Scale of Cooperativity in the Dynamic Glass Transition
The molecular dynamics in the glass transition of the “quasi” ‐ van der Waals glass salol confined to nanopores (2.5, 5.0, and 7.5 nm) with lubricated inner surfaces is found to be faster ( by up toExpand
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