Artificial Muscle Actuators using Electroactive Polymers

Volume 61

doi: 10.4028/

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Authors: Yoseph Bar-Cohen

Abstract: Since the Stone Age, people have tried to reproduce the human appearance, functions, and intelligence using art and technology. Any aspect...

Authors: Frederic Vidal, Cedric Plesse, Guillaume Palaprat, Jonathan Juger, Johann Citerin, Abderrahmane Kheddar, Claude Chevrot, Dominique Teyssié

Abstract: Interpenetrating polymer networks (IPNs) have been developed for many years leading to materials with controlled properties. When an...

Authors: Philippe Dubois, Samuel Rosset, Muhamed Niklaus, Massoud Dadras, Herbert Shea

Abstract: One of the key factors to obtain large displacements and high efficiency with dielectric electroactive polymer (DEAPs) actuators is to have...

Authors: Tina Shoa, John D. Madden, Chi Wah Eddie Fok, Tissaphern Mirfakhrai

Abstract: Conducting polymer actuators are of interest in applications where low voltage and high work density are beneficial. These actuators are...

Authors: Valentina Domenici, Blaž Župančič, Maja Remškar, Valentin V. Laguta, Carlo Alberto Veracini, Boštjan Zalar

Abstract: The insertion of inorganic nanoparticles and nanowires in a liquid crystalline elastomeric environment is here investigated. The...

Authors: Hidemitsu Furukawa, Jian Ping Gong

Abstract: Gel is a fascinating material for its unique properties, such as phase-transition, chemomechanical behavior, stimuli-responsiveness, low...

Authors: Giuseppe Gallone, Federico Carpi, Fabia Galantini, Danilo De Rossi, Giovanni Levita

Abstract: The need for high electric fields to drive dielectric elastomers is still retaining their diffusion as actuators in some areas of potential...

Authors: Cedric Plesse, Frederic Vidal, Dominique Teyssié, Claude Chevrot

Abstract: In this work, we report the development of “one piece” electrochemical actuator fibers, presenting linear deformations, and working in...


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