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9 February 1996 Optomechanical actuator in the form of graphite
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Optomechanical actuation was achieved reversibly using highly oriented pyrolytic graphite intercalated with bromine (1.9 mol% Br2). White light from a 150 W tungsten-halogen lamp was used for optomechanical switching. The displacement was approximately 4 micrometers and occurred only along the c-axis of the graphite. The rise and fall times were approximately 15 s. The origin of the optomechanical effect is the reversible exfoliation of the near surface region of the intercalated graphite.
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Michael S. Salib, Athos P. Petrou, and Deborah D. L. Chung "Optomechanical actuator in the form of graphite", Proc. SPIE 2716, Smart Structures and Materials 1996: Smart Materials Technologies and Biomimetics, (9 February 1996); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.232127
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