Publications

2023

72.  Yudong Pan, Yifan Zhou, Zhigang Suo*, Tongqing Lu*. Inelastic zone around crack tip in polyacrylamide hydrogel identified using digital image correlation. Engineering Fracture Mechanics. 289, 109435(2023).

71.  Wenlei Zhang, Yang Gao, Yifan Zhou, Hou Wu, Zhigang Suo*, Tongqing Lu*. Strength and toughness of tissue adhesives depend on thickness. Giant. 16, 100200(2023).

70.  Yang Gao#*, Xiaochun Jiang#, Peiyao Wang, Yanwei Zhong, Tongqing Lu*. Toughening of hydrogel adhering interface based on soft/hard heterogeneous structures. Extreme Mechanics Letters. 61, 102016(2023).

69.  Xiaochun Jiang, Tongqing Lu*, Tiejun Wang*. Improve Hydrogel Adhesion by Introducing Pillar Structures at the Interface. Journal of Applied Mechanics. 90(5), 051007 (2023).

68.  Jianxing Liu, Haoyu Guo, Haiyang Liu, Tongqing Lu*. Designing hierarchical soft network materials with developable lattice nodes for high stretchability. Advanced Science. 2206099 (2023)

67.  Zhenjiang Du, Yan Yang, Zhongtong Wang, Xinggui Fan, Tongqing Lu*. A finite strain visco-hyperelastic damage model for rubber-like materials: theory and numerical implementation. Acta Mechanica Sinica. 39, 222473 (2023).

66.  Hou Wu, Xuhui Zhang, Yifan Zhou, Jose Blanchet*, Zhigang Suo*, Tongqing Lu*. Detection and reduction of systematic bias in high-throughput rupture experiments. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids. 174, 105249 (2023).

65.  Haiyang Liu, Haoyu Guo, Meng Yang, Jianxing Liu*, Tongqing Lu*.  Frequency dependent sensitivity of hydrogel iontronic sensor. Smart Materials and Structures. 32(1), 015010 (2023).

64.  Ruisen Yang, Meng Yang, Peng Fan, Tongqing Lu*, Tiejun Wang*.  A new flexible electrostatic generator using dielectric fluid. Journal of Applied Physics. 134, 105001, (2023).

2022

63.  Jing Chen, Yiyang Gao, Lei Shi, Wei Yu, Zongjie Sun, Yifan Zhou, Shuang Liu, Heng Mao, Dongyang Zhang, Tongqing Lu, Quan Chen, Demei Yu, Shujiang Ding*.  Phase-locked constructing dynamic supramolecular ionic conductive elastomers with superior toughness, autonomous selfhealing and recyclability. Nature Communications. 13(1), 4868 (2022).

62.  Danqi Sun, Yang Gao, Yifan Zhou, Meng Yang, Jian Hu, Tongqing Lu*, Tiejun Wang*.  Enhance fracture toughness and fatigue resistance of hydrogels by reversible alignment of nanofibers.  ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. 14, 49389-49397 (2022).

61.  Yiyang Gao, Danqi Sun, Jing Chen, Kai Xi, Xinyu Da, Haoyu Guo, Dongyang Zhang, Ting Gao, Tongqing Lu, Guoxin Gao,* Lei Shi,* and Shujiang Ding*. Photoelastic Organogel with Multiple Stimuli Responses. Small. 18(40), 2204140, (2022).

60.  Shuyang Wang, Jieru Li, Yudong Pan, Fengkai Liu, Liangsong Zeng, Yang Gao*, Tongqing Lu*. A double-network strategy for the tough tissue adhesion of hydrogels with long-term stability under physiological environment. Soft Matter. 18(33), 6192-6199 (2022).

59.  Xiao Liu, Jingping Wu, Keke Qiao, Guohan Liu, Zhengjin Wang, Tongqing Lu, Zhigang Suo*, and Jian Hu*. Topoarchitected polymer networks expand the space of material properties. Nature Communications. 13(1), 1622 (2022).

58.  Chao Yuan, Tongqing Lu, Tiejun Wang*.  Mechanics-based design strategies for 4D printing: A review. Forces in Mechanics. 7, 100081 (2022).

57.  Yan Yang#, Haoyu Guo#, Zhenjiang Du, Wei Hong, Tongqing Lu*, Tiejun Wang*.   Rate-dependent fracture of hydrogels due to water migration. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids. 167, 105007 (2022).

56.  Yudong Pan, Zhigang Suo*, Tongqing Lu*.   A thermodynamic model of phase transition of poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) hydrogels in ionic solutions. International Journal of Solids and Structures. 257, 111434 (2022).

55.  Yifan Zhou, Xuhui Zhang, Meng Yang, Yudong Pan, Zhenjiang Du, Jose Blanchet*, Zhigang Suo*, Tongqing Lu*.   High-throughput experiments for rare-event rupture of materials. Matter. 5(2), 654 (2022).

2021

54.  Xiaochun Jiang, Zhengjin Wang, Danqi Sui, Tongqing Lu*, Tiejun Wang.   Toughening mechanism of unidirectional stretchable composite. Frontiers in Robotics and AI. 8, 673307 (2021). (Special issue on “Extreme Mechanics of Soft Active Materials for Soft Robotics”)

53.  Yang Gao, Xiuyuan Han, Jiaojiao Chen, Yudong Pan, Meng Yang, Linhe Lu, Jian Yang, Zhigang Suo*, Tongqing Lu*.  Hydrogel-mesh composite for wound closure. Proceedings of the National Academy of the Sciences of the United States of America. 118(28), e2103457118 (2021).

52.  Danqi Sun, Tongqing Lu*, Tiejun Wang.  Nonlinear photoelasticity of rubber-like soft materials: comparison between theory and experiment.  Soft Matter. 17(19), 4998-5005 (2021).

51.  Xueqi Zhao, Jingping Wu, Yifan Zhou, Yudong Pan, Tongqing Lu, Xiaoping Song*, and Jian Hu*.  Fatigue behaviors of physical hydrogels based on hydrogen bonds. Extreme Mechanics Letters. 46, 101320 (2021).

50.  Shuyang Wang, Zhengjin Wang, Yan Yang, Tongqing Lu*.  Swell induced stress in a hydrogel coating. Acta Mechanica Sinica. 37(5), 797–802 (2021). (Special issue on “Mechanics of Soft Materials and Flexible Structures”)

49.  Yifan Zhou, Jian Hu, Pingping Zhao, Wenlei Zhang, Zhigang Suo*, Tongqing Lu*.  Flaw-sensitivity of a tough hydrogel under monotonic and cyclic loads.  Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids. 153, 104483 (2021).

48.  Wenlei Zhang, Jian Hu, Hang Yang, Zhigang Suo*, Tongqing Lu*.  Fatigue-resistant adhesion II: Swell tolerance.  Extreme Mechanics Letters. 43, 101182 (2021).

2020

47.  Wenlei Zhang, Yang Gao, Hang Yang, Zhigang Suo*, Tongqing Lu*.  Fatigue-resistant adhesion I. Long-chain polymers as elastic dissipaters.  Extreme Mechanics Letters. 39, 100813 (2020).

46.  Yang Gao#, Jiaojiao Chen#, Xiuyuan Han, Yudong Pan, Peiyao Wang, Tiejun Wang, Tongqing Lu*.   A universal strategy for tough adhesion of wet soft material.  Advanced Functional Materials. 30(36), 2003207 (2020).

45.  Cheng Ma#, Yukun Xia#, Tongqing Lu*.  Large actuation in an electromechanical actuator using gel, elastomer, and oil. International Journal of Nonlinear Mechanics. 124, 103499 (2020). (Special issue on “Nonlinear theory of electro- and magneto-elasticity”)

44.  Tongqing Lu, Cheng Ma, Tiejun Wang*.  Mechanics of dielectric elastomer structures: A review. Extreme Mechanics Letters. 38, 100752 (2020).

43.  Hongmei Zhang, Tongqing Lu, Qingzhe Zhang, Yan Zhou, Hongrui Zhu, Joseph Harms, Xiaofeng Yang, Mingxi Wan, Michael F. Insana.  Solutions to ramp-hold dynamic oscillation indentation tests for assessing the viscoelasticity of hydrogel by Kelvin-Voigt fractional derivative modeling.  Mechanics of Materials. 148, 103431 (2020).

42.  Lei Shi, Kun Jia, Yiyang Gao, Hua Yang, Yaming Ma, Shiyao Lu, Guoxin Gao, Huaitian Bu, Tongqing Lu*, Shujiang Ding*.  Highly Stretchable and Transparent Ionic Conductor with Novel Hydrophobicity and Extreme-Temperature Tolerance.  Research. DOI: 10.34133/2020/2505619 (2020).

41.  Tongqing Lu, Zhongtong Wang, Jingda Tang, Wenlei Zhang, Tiejun Wang*.  A pseudo-elasticity theory to model the strain-softening behavior of tough hydrogels. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids. 137, 103832 (2020).

40. Yifan Zhou, Wenlei Zhang, Jian Hu, Jingda Tang, Chenyu Jin, Zhigang Suo*, Tongqing Lu*. The stiffness-threshold conflict and a resolution. Journal of Applied Mechanics. 87(3), 031002 (2020). (Special issue on “Century Fracture Mechanics Summit”)

2019

39.  Cheng Ma#, Meng Yang#, Kun Jia, Tongqing Lu*.  Experimental investigations on the out-of-plane subharmonic vibration of a circular dielectric elastomer actuator. Acta Mechanica Solida Sinica. 32(5), 591-598 DOI: 10.1007/s10338-019-00105-7 (2019). (Special issue on “Soft Matter Mechanics”)

38.  Kun Jia*, Mian Wang, Tongqing Lu*, Tiejun Wang.  Linear Control of an Antagonistic Dielectric Elastomer Actuator based Antenna Positioning system. International Journal of Mechanical Sciences. 159, 441-449 (2019).

37.  Guoying Gu*, Haipeng Hu, Sai Peng, Ling Li, Sujie Chen, Tongqing Lu, Xiaojun Guo. Integrated soft ionotronic skin with stretchable and transparent hydrogel-elastomer ionic sensors for motion monitoring. Soft Robotics. 6(3), 368-376 DOI: 10.1089/soro.2018.0116 (2019).  

36.  Jikun Wang#, Tongqing Lu#, Meng Yang, Danqi Sun, Yukun Xia, Tiejun Wang*.  Hydrogel 3D printing with the capacitor edge effect. Science Advances. 5(3), eaau8769 (2019). 

35.  Kun Jia, Tongqing Lu, Tiejun Wang*.  Deformation evolvement of the in-plane oscillating dielectric elastomer actuator. Journal of Sound and Vibration. 462, 114940 (2019).

34.  Haoyu Guo, Lei Shi, Meng Yang, Jikun Wang, Ruisen Yang, Shaoxing Qu, Tongqing Lu*.  Highly stretchable and transparent dielectric gels for high sensitivity tactile sensors. Smart Materials and Structures. 28(2), 024003 (2019). (Special issue on “Mechanics of Electro/Magneto-Active Materials and Structures”)

33.  Wenlei Zhang, Jian Hu, Jingda Tang, Zhongtong Wang, Jikun Wang, Tongqing Lu*, Zhigang Suo*. Fracture toughness and fatigue threshold of tough hydrogels. ACS Macro Letters. 8(1), 17-23 (2019).

 

2018

32.  Giuseppe Zurlo*, Michel Destrade, Tongqing Lu.  Fine tuning the electro-mechanical response of dielectric elastomers. Applied Physics Letters. 113(16),162902 (2018).

31. Tongqing Lu, Danqi Sun, Jikun Wang, Meng Yang, Tiejun Wang*. Hydrogel based biomimetic chameleon fish with super high toughness. Science Sinica Technological. 48(12), 1288-1294 DOI: 10.1360/N092018-00177 (2018). (中国科学:技术科学 共融机器人专题)

30.  Lei Shi, Ruisen Yang, Shiyao Lu, Kun Jia, Chunhui Xiao, Tongqing Lu*, Tiejun Wang, Wei Wei, Hui Tan, Shujiang Ding*. Dielectric gels with ultra-high dielectric constant, low elastic modulus and excellent transparency. NPG Asia Materials. 10, 821-826 DOI: 10.1038/s41427-018-0077-7 (2018).

29.  Zhongtong Wang, Jingda Tang, Ruobing Bai, Wenlei Zhang, Tongda Lian, Tongqing Lu*, Tiejun Wang. A phenomenological model for shakedown of tough hydrogels under cyclic loadings. Journal of Applied Mechanics. 85(9), 091005 (2018).

28.  Jingda Tang, Zongfei Tong, Yukun Xia, Ming Liu, Zengyao Lv, Yang Gao, Tongqing Lu, Shejuan Xie, Yongmao Pei*, Daining Fang, Tiejun Wang*. Super tough magnetic hydrogels for shape morphing. Journal of Materials Chemistry B. 6(18), 2713-2722 (2018).

27.  Jingda Tang, Chenghai Li, Haomin Li, Zengyao Lv, Hao Sheng, Tongqing Lu, Tiejun Wang*. Phase-separation induced extraordinary toughening of magnetic hydrogels. Journal of Applied Physics. 123(18), 185105 (2018).

26.  Guoyong Mao, Yuhai Xiang, Xiaoqiang Huang, Wei Hong, Tongqing Lu, Shaoxing Qu*. Viscoelastic effect on the wrinkling of an inflated dielectric elastomer balloon. Journal of Applied Mechanics. 85(7), 071003 (2018).

25.  Wenlei Zhang, Xiao Liu, Jikun Wang, Jingda Tang, Jian Hu, Tongqing Lu*, Zhigang Suo*.  Fatigue of double-network hydrogels. Engineering Fracture Mechanics. 187, 74-93 (2018). (Special issue on “50th Anniversary of Engineering Fracture Mechanics”)

24.  Tongqing Lu, Zhiqiang Chen, H. Jerry, Qi*, Tiejun Wang*.  A micro-structure based constitutive model for anisotropic stress–strain behaviors of artery tissues.  International Journal of Solids and Structures. 139, 55-64 (2018).

23.  Le An, Tongqing Lu*, Jin Xu, Zhongtong Wang, Minglong Xu, Tiejun Wang. Soft sensor for measuring surface pressure.  International Journal of Mechanical Science. 141, 386-392 (2018).

 

2017

22.  Fangfang Wang, Chao Yuan, Tongqing Lu*, Tiejun Wang*.  Anomalous bulging behaviors of a dielectric elastomer balloon under internal pressure and electric actuation.  Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids. 102, 1-16 (2017).

21.  Song Che, Tongqing Lu*, Tiejun Wang*. Electromechanical phase transition of a pressurized dielectric elastomer tube under mass control.  Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Letters. 7(3), 121-125 (2017). (Special Issue on “Mechanics of Intelligent Materials and Structures”)

20.  Tongqing Lu, Jikun Wang, Ruisen Yang, Tiejun Wang*. A constitutive model for soft materials incorporating viscoelasticity and Mullins effect.  ASME Journal of Applied Mechanics. 84(2), 021010 (2017).

 

2016

19.  Tongqing Lu, Sibo Cheng, Tiefeng Li, Tiejun Wang*, Zhigang Suo*. Electromechanical catastrophe. International Journal of Applied Mechanics.  8(7), 1640005 (2016).

18.   Kun Jia*, Tongqing Lu. Numerical study on the electromechanical behavior of dielectric elastomer with the influence of surrounding medium. International Journal of Smart and Nano Materials. 7(1), 52-68 (2016).

17.   Tongqing Lu, Zhibao Shi, Qian Shi, Tiejun Wang*. Bioinspired bicipital muscle with fiber constrained dielectric elastomer actuator. Extreme Mechanics Letters. 6, 75-81 (2016).

16.   Kun Jia, Mian Wang, Tongqing Lu*, Jinhua Zhang, Tiejun Wang*. Band-gap tunable dielectric elastomer filter for low frequency noise. Smart Materials and Structures. 25(5), 055047 (2016).

15.   Fangfang Wang, Tongqing Lu*, Tiejun Wang*. Nonlinear vibration of dielectric elastomer incorporating strain stiffening. International Journal of Solids and Structures. 87, 70-80 (2016).

14.   Kun Jia, Tongqing Lu, Tiejun Wang*. Response time and dynamic range for a dielectric elastomer actuator. Sensors and Actuators A: Physical 239, 8-17 (2016).

 

2015

13.   Tongqing Lu, Zhibao Shi, Zhiqiang Chen, He Huang, Tiejun Wang*Current leakage performance of dielectric elastomers under different boundary conditions. Applied Physics Letters. 107(15), 152901 (2015).

12.   Tongqing Lu, Le An, Jianguo Li, Chao Yuan, Tiejun Wang*Electromechanical coupling bifurcation and bulging propagation in a cylindrical dielectric elastomer tube. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids. 85, 160-175 (2015).

11.   Le An, Fangfang Wang, Sibo Cheng, Tongqing Lu*, Tiejun Wang*. Experimental investigation of the electromechanical phase transition in a dielectric elastomer tube. Smart Materials and Structures. 24(3), 035006 (2015).

 

2014

10.  Tongqing Lu, Choon Chiang Foo, Jiangshui Huang, Jian Zhu, Zhigang Suo*Highly deformable actuators made of dielectric elastomers clamped by rigid rings. Journal of Applied Physics. 115(18), 184105 (2014).

9.    Tongqing Lu, Christoph Keplinger, Nikita Arnold, Siegfried Bauer*, Zhigang Suo*Charge localization instability in a highly deformable dielectric elastomer. Applied Physics Letters. 104(2), 022905 (2014).

8.    Tongqing Lu, Tiejun Wang*Asymptotic solutions for buckling delamination induced crack propagation in the thin film-compliant substrate system. Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Letters. 4(4), 041003 (2014).

 

2013

7.    Tongqing Lu, Shengqiang Cai, Huiming Wang, Zhigang Suo*Computational model of deformable lenses actuated by dielectric elastomers. Journal of Applied Physics. 114(10), 104104 (2013).

6.    Tongqing Lu, Chao Chen, Kejie Zhao, Weixu Zhang, Tiejun Wang*Bulge test at nanoscale The surface effects. Applied Physics Letters. 103(5), 053110 (2013).

 

2012

5.    Jian Zhu, Matthias Kollosche, Tongqing Lu, Guggi Kofod, Zhigang Suo*Two types of transitions to wrinkles in dielectric elastomers. Soft Matter. 8(34), 8840-8846 (2012).

4.    Jiangshui Huang, Tongqing Lu, Jian Zhu, David R. Clarke*, Zhigang Suo*Large, uni-directional actuation in dielectric elastomers achieved by fiber stiffening. Applied Physics Letters. 100(21), 211901 (2012).

3.    Tongqing Lu, Zhigang Suo*Large conversion of energy in dielectric elastomers by electromechanical phase transition. Acta Mechanica Sinica 28(4), 1106 (2012).

2.    Tongqing Lu, Jiangshui Huang, Christa Jordi, Gabor Kovacs, Rui Huang, David R. Clarke*, Zhigang Suo*Dielectric elastomer actuators under equal-biaxial forces, uniaxial forces, and uniaxial constraint of stiff fibers. Soft Matter. 8(22), 6167-6173 (2012).

 

2011

1.    Tongqing Lu, Weixu Zhang, Tiejun Wang*The surface effect on the strain energy release rate of buckling delamination in thin film-substrate systems. International Journal of Engineering Science. 49(9), 967-975 (2011).