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Self-sustaining vibration and mechanical resonance effects in stimuli responsive liquid crystal polymer coatings and membranes (Vibrate)

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Publications

Preparation of Liquid Crystal Networks for Macroscopic Oscillatory Motion Induced by Light

Author(s): Ghislaine Vantomme, Anne Helene Gelebart, Dirk J. Broer, E. W. Meijer
Published in: Journal of Visualized Experiments, Issue 127, 2017, ISSN 1940-087X
DOI: 10.3791/56266

Making waves in a photoactive polymer film

Author(s): Anne Helene Gelebart, Dirk Jan Mulder, Michael Varga, Andrew Konya, Ghislaine Vantomme, E. W. Meijer, Robin L. B. Selinger, Dirk J. Broer
Published in: Nature, Issue 546/7660, 2017, Page(s) 632-636, ISSN 0028-0836
DOI: 10.1038/nature22987

Patterned oscillating topographical changes in photoresponsive polymer coatings

Author(s): M. Hendrikx, A. P. H. J. Schenning, D. J. Broer
Published in: Soft Matter, Issue 13/24, 2017, Page(s) 4321-4327, ISSN 1744-683X
DOI: 10.1039/C7SM00699C

Protruding organic surfaces triggered by in-plane electric fields

Author(s): Danqing Liu, Nicholas B. Tito, Dirk J. Broer
Published in: Nature Communications, Issue 8/1, 2017, ISSN 2041-1723
DOI: 10.1038/s41467-017-01448-w

4D Printed Actuators with Soft-Robotic Functions

Author(s): María López-Valdeolivas, Danqing Liu, Dick Jan Broer, Carlos Sánchez-Somolinos
Published in: Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 2017, Page(s) 1700710, ISSN 1022-1336
DOI: 10.1002/marc.201700710

Light-Triggered Formation of Surface Topographies in Azo Polymers

Author(s): Matthew Hendrikx, Albertus Schenning, Michael Debije, Dirk Broer
Published in: Crystals, Issue 7/8, 2017, Page(s) 231, ISSN 2073-4352
DOI: 10.3390/cryst7080231

A four-blade light-driven plastic mill based on hydrazone liquid-crystal networks

Author(s): G. Vantomme, A.H. Gelebart, D.J. Broer, E.W. Meijer
Published in: Tetrahedron, Issue 73/33, 2017, Page(s) 4963-4967, ISSN 0040-4020
DOI: 10.1016/j.tet.2017.06.041

Liquid crystal elastomer coatings with programmed response of surface profile

Author(s): Greta Babakhanova, Taras Turiv, Yubing Guo, Matthew Hendrikx, Qi-Huo Wei, Albert P. H. J. Schenning, Dirk J. Broer, Oleg D. Lavrentovich
Published in: Nature Communications, Issue 9/1, 2018, ISSN 2041-1723
DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-02895-9

Oscillating Chiral-Nematic Fingerprints Wipe Away Dust

Author(s): Wei Feng, Dirk J. Broer, Danqing Liu
Published in: Advanced Materials, Issue 30/11, 2018, Page(s) 1704970, ISSN 0935-9648
DOI: 10.1002/adma.201704970

Photoresponsive Sponge-Like Coating for On-Demand Liquid Release

Author(s): Anne Helene Gelebart, Danqing Liu, Dirk J. Mulder, Kevin H. J. Leunissen, Jop van Gerven, Albert P. H. J. Schenning, Dirk J. Broer
Published in: Advanced Functional Materials, Issue 28/10, 2018, Page(s) 1705942, ISSN 1616-301X
DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201705942

A Rewritable, Reprogrammable, Dual Light-Responsive Polymer Actuator

Author(s): Anne Helene Gelebart, Dirk J. Mulder, Ghislaine Vantomme, Albertus P. H. J. Schenning, Dirk J. Broer
Published in: Angewandte Chemie International Edition, Issue 56/43, 2017, Page(s) 13436-13439, ISSN 1433-7851
DOI: 10.1002/anie.201706793

Re- and Preconfigurable Multistable Visible Light Responsive Surface Topographies

Author(s): Matthew Hendrikx, Jeroen ter Schiphorst, Ellen P. A. van Heeswijk, Gülistan Koçer, Christopher Knie, David Bléger, Stefan Hecht, Pascal Jonkheijm, Dirk J. Broer, Albertus P. H. J. Schenning
Published in: Small, Issue 24 October 2018,Small 2018, 1803274, 2018, Page(s) 1803274, ISSN 1613-6810
DOI: 10.1002/smll.201803274

Self-sustained actuation from heat dissipation in liquid crystal polymer networks

Author(s): Ghislaine Vantomme, Anne Helene Gelebart, Dirk Jan Broer, E. W. Meijer
Published in: Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry, Issue 56/13, 2018, Page(s) 1331-1336, ISSN 0887-624X
DOI: 10.1002/pola.29032

Light-Driven Electrohydrodynamic Instabilities in Liquid Crystals

Author(s): Yuanyuan Zhan, Albertus P. H. J. Schenning, Dirk J. Broer, Guofu Zhou, Danqing Liu
Published in: Advanced Functional Materials, Issue 28/21, 2018, Page(s) 1707436, ISSN 1616-301X
DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201707436

Compliance-Mediated Topographic Oscillation of Polarized Light Triggered Liquid Crystal Coating

Author(s): Matthew Hendrikx, Burcu Sırma, Albertus P. H. J. Schenning, Danqing Liu, Dirk J. Broer
Published in: Advanced Materials Interfaces, Issue 5/20, 2018, Page(s) 1800810, ISSN 2196-7350
DOI: 10.1002/admi.201800810

Mastering the Photothermal Effect in Liquid Crystal Networks: A General Approach for Self-Sustained Mechanical Oscillators

Author(s): Anne Helene Gelebart, Ghislaine Vantomme, E. W. Meijer, Dirk J. Broer
Published in: Advanced Materials, Issue 29/18, 2017, Page(s) 1606712, ISSN 0935-9648
DOI: 10.1002/adma.201606712

Photoresponsive Fiber Array: Toward Mimicking the Collective Motion of Cilia for Transport Applications

Author(s): Anne Helene Gelebart, Matthew Mc Bride, Albertus P. H. J. Schenning, Christopher N. Bowman, Dirk J. Broer
Published in: Advanced Functional Materials, Issue 26/29, 2016, Page(s) 5322-5327, ISSN 1616-301X
DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201601221

Regulating the modulus of a chiral liquid crystal polymer network by light

Author(s): Kamlesh Kumar, Albertus P. H. J. Schenning, Dirk J. Broer, Danqing Liu
Published in: Soft Matter, Issue 12/13, 2016, Page(s) 3196-3201, ISSN 1744-683X
DOI: 10.1039/C6SM00114A

Oscillating Surfaces Fueled by a Continuous AC Electric Field

Author(s): Fabian L. L. Visschers, Hubert Gojzewski, G. Julius Vancso, Dirk J. Broer, Danqing Liu
Published in: Advanced Materials Interfaces, Issue 6/21, 2019, Page(s) 1901292, ISSN 2196-7350
DOI: 10.1002/admi.201901292

Travelling waves on photo-switchable patterned liquid crystal polymer films directed by rotating polarized light

Author(s): Ling Liu, Dirk J. Broer, Patrick R. Onck
Published in: Soft Matter, Issue 15/40, 2019, Page(s) 8040-8050, ISSN 1744-683X
DOI: 10.1039/c9sm01594a

Cholesteric Flakes in Motion Driven by the Elastic Force from Nematic Liquid Crystals

Author(s): Wei Liu, Yong Zhou, Sunqian Liu, Wan Shao, Dirk J. Broer, Guofu Zhou, Dong Yuan, Danqing Liu
Published in: ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, Issue 11/43, 2019, Page(s) 40916-40922, ISSN 1944-8244
DOI: 10.1021/acsami.9b14650

Static and Dynamic Control of Fingerprint Landscapes of Liquid Crystal Network Coatings

Author(s): Wei Feng, Dirk J. Broer, Lucie Grebikova, Clemens Padberg, Julius G. Vancso, Danqing Liu
Published in: ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, Issue 12/5, 2020, Page(s) 5265-5273, ISSN 1944-8244
DOI: 10.1021/acsami.9b11928

A self-sustained soft actuator able to rock and roll

Author(s): Marina Pilz da Cunha, Akhil R. Peeketi, Kanishk Mehta, Dirk J. Broer, Ratna K. Annabattula, Albert P. H. J. Schenning, Michael G. Debije
Published in: Chemical Communications, Issue 55/74, 2019, Page(s) 11029-11032, ISSN 1359-7345
DOI: 10.1039/c9cc05329h

Morphing of liquid crystal surfaces by emergent collectivity

Author(s): Hanne M. van der Kooij, Slav A. Semerdzhiev, Jesse Buijs, Dirk J. Broer, Danqing Liu, Joris Sprakel
Published in: Nature Communications, Issue 10/1, 2019, ISSN 2041-1723
DOI: 10.1038/s41467-019-11501-5

Light-regulated molecular diffusion in a liquid crystal network

Author(s): Anping Cao, Roel J. H. van Raak, Dirk J. Broer
Published in: Soft Matter, Issue 15/23, 2019, Page(s) 4737-4742, ISSN 1744-683X
DOI: 10.1039/c9sm00428a

Temperature‐ and Light‐Regulated Gas Transport in a Liquid Crystal Polymer Network

Author(s): Anping Cao, Roel J. H. Raak, Xinglong Pan, Dirk J. Broer
Published in: Advanced Functional Materials, Issue 29/28, 2019, Page(s) 1900857, ISSN 1616-301X
DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201900857

Combined Light and Electric Response of Topographic Liquid Crystal Network Surfaces

Author(s): Wei Feng, Dirk J. Broer, Danqing Liu
Published in: Advanced Functional Materials, Issue 30/2, 2019, Page(s) 1901681, ISSN 1616-301X
DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201901681

Oscillatory dynamic surface structures in patterned liquid crystal network coatings

Author(s): Matthew Hendrikx, Danqing Liu, Albertus P.H. J. Schenning, Dirk J. Broer
Published in: Liquid Crystals XXII, Issue Proceedings of the SPIE, Volume 10735, 2018, Article number 1073507, 2018, Page(s) 5
DOI: 10.1117/12.2320576

Electric field switched surface topography of fingerprint liquid-crystal network polymer coating

Author(s): Wei Feng, Danqing Liu, Dirk J. Broer
Published in: Emerging Liquid Crystal Technologies XIII, 2018, Page(s) 47
DOI: 10.1117/12.2287180