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PROCEEDINGS VOLUME 3669

Smart Structures and Materials 1999: Electroactive Polymer Actuators and Devices
Editor(s): Yoseph Bar-Cohen
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Volume Details

Volume Number: 3669
Date Published: 28 May 1999
Softcover: 48 papers (426) pages
ISBN: 9780819431431

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Electroactive polymer actuators and devices
Author(s): Steven G. Wax; Randall R. Sands
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Intelligent gels: their dynamism and functions
Author(s): Yoshihito Osada; Jianping Gong
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Skeletal muscle is a biological example of a linear electroactive actuator
Author(s): Richard L. Lieber
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EAP as multifunctional and biomimetic materials
Author(s): Toribio Fernandez Otero; Igor Cantero; Sara Villanueva
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Electroactive polymer (EAP) actuators for planetary applications
Author(s): Yoseph Bar-Cohen; Sean P. Leary; Mohsen Shahinpoor; Joycelyn S. Harrison; Joseph G. Smith
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Linear fully dry polymer actuators
Author(s): Danilo De Rossi; Alberto Mazzoldi
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Muscle contraction as a polymer-gel phase transition
Author(s): Gerald H. Pollack
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Model polymers for polymer actuators
Author(s): Olle Inganas; Soumyadeb Ghosh; Emil J. Samuelsen; Knut E. Aasmundtveit; Leif A. A. Pettersson; Tomas Johansson
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Electrical impedence of ionic polymeric metal composites
Author(s): Sean P. Leary; Yoseph Bar-Cohen
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Performance of polymer-based actuators: the three-layer model
Author(s): Mohammed Benslimane; Peter Gravesen; Keld West; Steen Skaarup; Peter Sommer-Larsen
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Artificial muscles working in aqueous solutions or in air
Author(s): Toribio Fernandez Otero; Igor Cantero; Jose Maria Sansinena; Marco-Aurelio De Paoli
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Electromechanics of ionoelastic beams as electrically controllable artificial muscles
Author(s): Mohsen Shahinpoor
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Electromechanical behavior of electroactive P(VDF-TrFE) copolymers
Author(s): Qi Ming Zhang; Vivek Bharti; Zhong-Yang Cheng; Tian-Bing Xu; Shexi Wang; Thomas S. Romotowski; Frank A. Tito; Robert Y. Ting
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High performance of all-polymer electrostrictive systems
Author(s): Zhong-Yang Cheng; Haisheng Xu; Ji Su; Qi Ming Zhang; P.C. Wang; Alan G. MacDiarmid
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High-field electrostriction of elastomeric polymer dielectrics for actuation
Author(s): Roy D. Kornbluh; Ron Pelrine; Jose Joseph; Richard Heydt; Qibing Pei; Seiki Chiba
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Piezoelectric polymer actuators for vibration suppression
Author(s): V. Hugo Schmidt; R. Jay Conant; Gary W. Bohannan; Jon Eckberg; Stephanie Halko; Jil Hallenberg; Connie L. Nelson; Nels Peterson; Casey Smith; Carl Thrasher; Bryan Tikalsky
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Structure-property study of piezoelectricity in polyimides
Author(s): Zoubeida Ounaies; Cheol Park; Joycelyn S. Harrison; Joseph G. Smith; Jeffrey A. Hinkley
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Cold hibernated elastic memory (CHEM) self-deployable structures
Author(s): Witold M. Sokolowski; Artur B. Chmielewski; Shunichi Hayashi; Toshiro Yamada
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Electrical activation of PAN-Pt artificial muscles
Author(s): H. Brett Schreyer; Mohsen Shahinpoor; Kwang J. Kim
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Shape memory gels with multi-stimuli-responses
Author(s): Tatsuo Kaneko; Takashi Miyazaki; Kanji Yamaoka; Yuichi Katayama; Atsushi Matsuda; Jianping Gong; Yoshihito Osada
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Solvent-drag bending motion of polymer gel induced by an electric field
Author(s): Toshihiro Hirai; Jianming Zheng; Masashi Watanabe
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Friction of polymer gels and the potential application as artificial cartilage
Author(s): Jianping Gong; Yoshiyuki Iwasaki; Gou Kagata; Yoshihito Osada
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Mechanical properties of active polyacrylonitrile gels
Author(s): Steven P. Marra; Kaliat T. Ramesh; Andrew S. Douglas
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Electrically stimulated bilayer hydrogels as muscles
Author(s): Paul D. Calvert; Zengshe Liu
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Development of polypyrrole-based electromechanical actuators
Author(s): A. S. Hutchison; Trevor W. Lewis; S. E. Moulton; Geoffrey M. Spinks; Gordon G. Wallace
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Phase transition behavior of an amphoteric polymer gel
Author(s): Hirohisa Tamagawa; Suzana Popovic; Minoru Taya
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Self-assembled flexible electrodes on electroactive polymer actuators
Author(s): Yanjing Liu; Tingying Zeng; Youxiong Wang; Haihu Yu; Richard O. Claus
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Force optimization of ionic polymeric platinum composite artificial muscles by means of an orthogonal array manufacturing method
Author(s): Tariq Rashid; Mohsen Shahinpoor
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Processability of poly 2,5-di-(-2-thienyl)pyrrole, poly(SNS)
Author(s): Toribio Fernandez Otero; Sara Villanueva; Enrique Brillas; Jose Carrasco
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Microgripper design using electroactive polymers
Author(s): Ronald Lumia; Mohsen Shahinpoor
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Organic polymer light-emitting devices on plastic substrates
Author(s): Yi He; Shaoqing Gong; Jerzy Kanicki
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Spatial frequency filtering using hybrid polymer/VLSI technology
Author(s): Jon S. McElvain; John D. Langan; Russel Behm; M. Costolo; Alan J. Heeger
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Scaling laws of microactuators and potential applications of electroactive polymers in MEMS
Author(s): Chang Liu; Yoseph Bar-Cohen
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MEMS device systems design and verification tools for smart structures
Author(s): Ying Xu; Patrick B. Chu; Hee Jung Lee; Mary Ann Perez-Maher
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Elastodynamic locomotion in mesoscale robotic insects
Author(s): Gregory Fischer; Adam G. Cox; Michael A. Gogola; M. Kurt Gordon; Nicolae O. Lobontiu; Daniel J. Monopoli; Ephrahim Garcia; Michael Goldfarb
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Blood pressure, pulse rate, and rhythm measurement using ionic polymer-metal composite sensors
Author(s): Amid Keshavarzi; Mohsen Shahinpoor; Kwang J. Kim; Jeffrey W. Lantz
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Applications of polypyrrole microactuators
Author(s): Edwin W.H. Jager; Elisabeth Smela; Olle Inganas; Ingemar Lundstroem
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Flexible low-mass devices and mechanisms actuated by electroactive polymers
Author(s): Yoseph Bar-Cohen; Sean P. Leary; Mohsen Shahinpoor; Joycelyn S. Harrison; Joseph G. Smith
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Polymer electrolyte actuator with gold electrodes
Author(s): Keisuke Oguro; Naoko Fujiwara; Kinji Asaka; Kazuo Onishi; Shingo Sewa
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Chemomechanical behaviors of polymer gels by surfactant binding
Author(s): Tetsuharu Narita; Jianping Gong; Yoshihito Osada
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Electrostatically stricted polymers (ESSP)
Author(s): Chang Liu; Yoseph Bar-Cohen; Sean P. Leary
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Electroactive polymer materials for solid-polymer fuel cells
Author(s): Kwang J. Kim; Mohsen Shahinpoor; Arsalan Razani
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Effect of the surface-electrode resistance on the actuation of ionic polymer-metal composite (IPMC) artificial muscles
Author(s): Kwang J. Kim; Mohsen Shahinpoor
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Use of ionic polymer-metal composites (IPMCs) as a pressure transducer in the human spine
Author(s): Lisa Ferrara; Mohsen Shahinpoor; Kwang J. Kim; H. Brett Schreyer; Amid Keshavarzi; E. Benzel; Jeffrey W. Lantz
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Polymer-ceramic composite that mimics bone formation
Author(s): Carolyn M. Dry
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Muscles and artificial muscles: electrochemically stimulated conformational relaxation model
Author(s): Toribio Fernandez Otero; Hans Grande; Igor Cantero; Ane Sarasola
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Comparative studies of electric- and magnetic-field-sensitive polymer gels
Author(s): Miklos Zrinyi; Denes Szabo; Jozsef Feher
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Applied potential limits for polypyrrole in a two-electrode device
Author(s): Trevor W. Lewis; Geoffrey M. Spinks; Gordon G. Wallace; Danilo De Rossi
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