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Fields of Work

  • Dynamics of filled polymer networks under external forces

  • Electrical properties of polymer nanocomposites

  • Rheology of filled polymer melts

  • Structure and dynamics of magneto-sensitive elastomers

  • Structure-property relationships in photosensitive polymers
  • Characterization of elasomeric blends under uni- and biaxial load

  • Fracture mechanics of elastomers by J-integral concept

  • DFG research unit FOR597

  • Synchrotron x-ray small- and wide angle scattering (SAXS and WAXS) to follow structural changes

  • Mechanical characterisation of polymers, composites, textiles, fibres and related materials as well as polymer materials for practical applications

  • Dynamic-mechanical and thermo-mechanical characterisation

  • Adhesion and fracture mechanics

  • Development of micro-mechanical techniques

  • Mechanical characterisation in the micro and nano range (including nanoindentation)

  • In-situ techniques for structure-properties relations

  • Modelling of mechanical and fracture behaviour of polymers and composites

  • Melt rheology and Spinnability of thermoplastic polymers

Fields of Work


Mechanics and Structure

Fields of Work