Fields of Work

Fracture mechanics and statistical mechanics of reinforced elastomeric blends

  • Characterization of elasomeric blends under uni- and biaxial load
  • Fracture mechanics of elastomers by J-integral concept
  • DFG research unit FOR597

Online structure characterisation during deformation and fracture of polymers

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

Mechanical characterization of polymers