[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/arc/DP130101882]
Researchers Prof Christopher Davies; Prof Elena Pereloma; Dr Azdiar Gazder
Brief description Auxetic materials and structures are those which possess the unusual property of expanding in a lateral direction when stretched or contracting in the lateral direction when compressed. This project will deliver a new class of auxetic materials which are easy to manufacture; possess tuneable properties; and are capable of carrying large strains.
Funding Amount $350,000
Funding Scheme Discovery Projects