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dc.title The impact of polymer grafting from a graphene oxide surface on its compatibility with a PDMS matrix and the light-induced actuation of the composites en
dc.contributor.author Osička, Josef
dc.contributor.author Ilčíková, Markéta
dc.contributor.author Mrlík, Miroslav
dc.contributor.author Minařík, Antonín
dc.contributor.author Pavlínek, Vladimír
dc.contributor.author Mosnáček, Jaroslav
dc.relation.ispartof Polymers
dc.identifier.issn 2073-4360 Scopus Sources, Sherpa/RoMEO, JCR
dc.date.issued 2017
utb.relation.volume 9
utb.relation.issue 7
dc.type article
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Molecular Diversity Preservation International (MDPI)
dc.identifier.doi 10.3390/polym9070264
dc.relation.uri http://www.mdpi.com/2073-4360/9/7/264/htm
dc.subject Grafting method en
dc.subject Reversible deactivation radical polymerization en
dc.subject Smart polymers en
dc.description.abstract Poly(dimethyl siloxane) (PDMS)-based materials with improved photoactuation properties were prepared by the incorporation of polymer-grafted graphene oxide particles. The modification of the graphene oxide (GO) surface was achieved via a surface initiated atom transfer radical polymerization (SI ATRP) of methyl methacrylate and butyl methacrylate. The modification was confirmed by thermogravimetric analysis, infrared spectroscopy and electron microscopy. The GO surface reduction during the SI ATRP was investigated using Raman spectroscopy and conductivity measurements. Contact angle measurements, dielectric spectroscopy and dynamic mechanical analyses were used to investigate the compatibility of the GO filler with the PDMS matrix and the influence of the GO surface modification on its physical properties and the interactions with the matrix. Finally, the thermal conductivity and photoactuation properties of the PDMS matrix and composites were compared. The incorporation of GO with grafted polymer chains, especially poly(n-butyl methacrylate), into the PDMS matrix improved the compatibility of the GO filler with the matrix, increased the energy dissipation due to the improved flexibility of the PDMS chains, enhanced the damping behavior and increased the thermal conductivity. All the changes in the properties positively affected the photoactuation behavior of the PDMS composites containing polymer-grafted GO. © 2017 by the authors. en
utb.faculty University Institute
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10563/1007212
utb.identifier.obdid 43876731
utb.identifier.scopus 2-s2.0-85021686386
utb.identifier.wok 000407726900013
utb.source j-scopus
dc.date.accessioned 2017-09-03T21:40:01Z
dc.date.available 2017-09-03T21:40:01Z
dc.description.sponsorship LO1504, MOE, Ministry of Education
dc.description.sponsorship Grant Agency of the Czech Republic [16-20361Y]; Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic-program NPU I [LO1504]; SRDA [APVV-15-0545]; VEGA [VEGA 2/0161/17]; Slovak Academy of Sciences [SAS-MOST JRP 2014-9]
dc.rights Attribution 4.0 International
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
dc.rights.access openAccess
utb.ou Centre of Polymer Systems
utb.contributor.internalauthor Osička, Josef
utb.contributor.internalauthor Mrlík, Miroslav
utb.contributor.internalauthor Minařík, Antonín
utb.contributor.internalauthor Pavlínek, Vladimír
utb.fulltext.affiliation Josef Osicka 1 , Markéta Ilčíková 2 , Miroslav Mrlik 1 , Antonín Minařík 1 , Vladimir Pavlinek 1 and Jaroslav Mosnáček 2, * 1 Centre of Polymer Systems, University Institute, Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Trida T. Bati 5678, 760 01 Zlin, Czech Republic; Josef.osicka@gmail.com (J.O.); mrlik@ft.utb.cz (M.M.); minarik@ft.utb.cz (A.M.); vladimir.pavlinek@5m.cz (V.P.) 2 Polymer Institute, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Dubravska cesta 9, 845 41 Bratislava 45, Slovakia; upolmail@savba.sk * Correspondence: upolmosj@savba.sk; Tel.: +421-2-3229-4353
utb.fulltext.dates Received: 12 May 2017; Accepted: 27 June 2017; Published: 3 July 2017
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utb.fulltext.sponsorship Authors Josef Osicka and Miroslav Mrlik thank the Grant Agency of the Czech Republic (No. 16-20361Y) for financial support. This work was also supported by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic—program NPU I (LO1504). Markéta Ilčíková and Jaroslav Mosnáček thank for financial support to the grant agencies SRDA and VEGA through projects APVV-15-0545 and VEGA 2/0161/17, respectively, as well as to Slovak Academy of Sciences through project SAS-MOST JRP 2014-9.
utb.scopus.affiliation Centre of Polymer Systems, University Institute, Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Trida T. Bati 5678, Zlin, Czech Republic; Polymer Institute, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Dubravska cesta 9, Bratislava 45, Slovakia
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