Tunable dynamic moduli of magnetic elastomers: from characterization by x-ray micro-computed tomography to mesoscopic modeling.

  title={Tunable dynamic moduli of magnetic elastomers: from characterization by x-ray micro-computed tomography to mesoscopic modeling.},
  author={Giorgio Pessot and Malte Sch{\"u}mann and Thomas Gundermann and Stefan Odenbach and Hartmut L{\"o}wen and Andreas M. Menzel},
  journal={Journal of physics. Condensed matter : an Institute of Physics journal},
  volume={30 12},
Ferrogels and magnetorheological elastomers are composite materials obtained by embedding magnetic particles of mesoscopic size in a crosslinked polymeric matrix. They combine the reversible elastic deformability of polymeric materials with the high responsivity of ferrofluids to external magnetic fields. These materials stand out, for example, for significant magnetostriction as well as a pronounced increase of the elastic moduli in the presence of external magnetic fields. By means of x-ray… Expand
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