Christopher Rahn

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Titles and Affiliations
Associate Dean for Innovation, College of Engineering
Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

Research Summary

Dynamic systems modeling, design, analysis, and control with applications to flexible structures, biologically inspired robotics, smart material actuators, sensors, and energy harvesters, and electrochemical energy storage.

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Recent Publications

Topological structure enhanced nanostructure of high temperature polymer exhibiting more than ten times enhancement of dipolar response

Chen, X., Yang, T., Zhang, Q., Chen, L. Q., Bobnar, V., Rahn, C. & Zhang, Q. M., Oct 2021, In: Nano Energy. 88, 106225.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Analytical modeling and simulation of a multifunctional segmented lithium ion battery unimorph actuator

Gonzalez, C., Ma, J., Frecker, M. & Rahn, C., Jan 2021, In: Smart Materials and Structures. 30, 1, 015039.

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Erratum: Analytical modeling and simulation of a multifunctional segmented lithium ion battery unimorph actuator (Smart Materials and Structures 30 (015039) DOI: 10.1088/1361-665x/abc7fb)

Gonzalez, C., Ma, J., Frecker, M. & Rahn, C. D., Aug 2021, In: Smart Materials and Structures. 30, 8, 089501.

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Comparison of K0.5Na0.5NbO3and PbZr0.52Ti0.48O3compliant-mechanism-design energy harvesters

Kovacova, V., Yang, J. I., Jacques, L., Yeo, H. G., Lanari, V., Rahn, C. & Trolier-Mckinstry, S., Mar 21 2021, In: Journal of Applied Physics. 129, 11, 1141011.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Second life and recycling: Energy and environmental sustainability perspectives for high-performance lithium-ion batteries

Tao, Y., Rahn, C. D., Archer, L. A. & You, F., Nov 2021, In: Science Advances. 7, 45, eabi7633.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Online state estimation for a physics-based Lithium-Sulfur battery model

Xu, C., Cleary, T., Wang, D., Li, G., Rahn, C., Wang, D., Rajamani, R. & Fathy, H. K., Mar 31 2021, In: Journal of Power Sources. 489, 229495.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Cylindrical lithium-ion structural batteries for drones

Hollinger, A. S., McAnallen, D. R., Brockett, M. T., DeLaney, S. C., Ma, J. & Rahn, C. D., Jan 1 2020, In: International Journal of Energy Research. 44, 1, p. 560-566 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review