Reinforced shape-tunable microwrinkles formed on a porous-film-embedded elastomer surface

T. Ohzono, Y. Hirai, K. Suzuki, M. Shimomura, N. Uchida

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Abstract

A new structural design is proposed for wrinkling to improve mechanical durability by exploiting a porous polymer film embedded on the surface of an elastomer, which acts as a hard layer, buckles into wrinkles and effectively suppresses fatal failures such as delamination and cracking.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7165-7169
Number of pages5
JournalSoft Matter
Volume10
Issue number37
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014 Oct 7

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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