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ISRN Materials Science
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 189659, 8 pages
Piezoelectric Microfiber Composite Actuators for Morphing Wings
Department of Physics, California State University at San Bernardino, 5500 University Parkway, San Bernardino, CA 92407, USA
Received 27 November 2012; Accepted 22 December 2012
Academic Editors: I. Dubenko and K. Hokamoto
Copyright © 2013 Timothy D. Usher et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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