Dr. Richard Rix

Research Interests

  • Synthesis of liquid crystalline elastomers
  • Functionalization of carbon nanotubes via blockcopolymers
  • Technical replication of a human eye

Publications

Book chapters:

  • “Liquid crystal elastomer micro-optics” Sebastian Petsch, Richard Rix, Stefan Schuhladen, Rudolph Zentel und Hans Zappe in: „Tunable Micro-Optics“, Hans Zappe, Claudia Duppé (Eds.), Cambridge University Press 2015, ISBN 978-1-107-03245-3

Journal articles:

  • „Smart Artificial Muscle Actuators: Liquid Crystal Elastomers with Integrated temperature Feedback” Sebastian Petsch, Richard Rix, Bilal Khatri, Stefan Schuhladen, Phillip Müller, Rudolph Zentel and Hans Zappe, Sensors and Actuators A: Physical, 2014, 231, 44-51.
  • „Iris-Like Tunable Aperture Employing Liquid-Crystal Elastomers” Stefan Schuhladen, Falko Preller, Richard Rix, Sebastian Petsch, Rudolph Zentel and Hans Zappe, Advanced Materials, 2014, 42, 7247–7251.
  • „A Thermotropic Liquid Crystal Elastomer Micro-Actuator with Integrated Deformable Micro Heater” Sebastian Petsch, Richard Rix, Patrick Reith, Bilal Khatri, Stefan Schuhladen, Dominic Ruh, Rudolph Zentel and Hans Zappe, Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS), 2014, IEEE 27th International Conference on Micro Elektro Mechanical Systems (MEMS), 905-908.

Adress

Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
Institute of Organic Chemistry
Duesbergweg 10-14
D-55099 Mainz
Germany
Tel: (+49-6131) 39-25468
Fax: (+49-6131) 39-24778