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Chapter 17

Azobenzene Polymers as Photomechanical and Multifunctional Smart Materials

Among the many classes of novel advanced materials now being researched worldwide are photofunctional and photoresponsive materials. The advantages of materials that respond to light are numerous: natural light is a plentiful and effectively unlimited energy source, light is correlated to many every...
Print publication date: 31 Oct 2007
Copyright year: 2007
Print ISBN: 978-0-85404-335-4
PDF eISBN: 978-1-84755-800-8