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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 5051

Smart Structures and Materials 2003: Electroactive Polymer Actuators and Devices (EAPAD)
Editor(s): Yoseph Bar-Cohen
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Volume Details

Volume Number: 5051
Date Published: 28 July 2003
Softcover: 61 papers (586) pages
ISBN: 9780819448569

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Biologically inspired technologies in NASA's morphing project
Author(s): Anna-Maria Rivas McGowan; David E. Cox; Barry S. Lazos; Martin R. Waszak; David L. Raney; Emilie J. Siochi; S. Paul Pao
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Biologically inspired intelligent robots
Author(s): Yoseph Bar-Cohen; Cynthia Breazeal
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Electroactive polymer actuator devices (EAPAD)
Author(s): Geoffrey M. Spinks; Gordon G. Wallace; Jie Ding; Dezhi Zhou; Binbin Xi; Timothy R Scott; Van-Tan Truong
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EAP actuator design for biologically inspired face-based communication robots
Author(s): David F. Hanson
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Recent advances in thiophene-based molecular actuators
Author(s): Patrick A. Anquetil; Hsiao-hua Yu; John David Madden; Timothy M. Swager; Ian Warwick Hunter
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Bio-inspired design of intelligent materials
Author(s): Minoru Taya
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Design of ER fluids for commercial applications
Author(s): Alexander E. Smith; Linda F. Evans
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Electrorheological properties of perchloric-acid-doped polythiophene suspensions
Author(s): Datchanee Chotpattananont; Anuvat Sirivat; Alexander M. Jamieson
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Linear constitutive model of ionic polymer bender transducers
Author(s): Kenneth M. Newbury; Donald J. Leo
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Two-dimensional computational model for electrostrictive graft elastomer
Author(s): Youqi Wang; Xuekun Sun; Changjie Sun; Ji Su
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Interfacial transport theory for electrochemical phenomena with application to electric double layer
Author(s): James Boyd; Muralidar Ambati
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Estimation and reduction of the adhesion forces between ionic polymer metal composite and micro-objects
Author(s): Nikhil Bhat; Won-jong Kim
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Poly(vinylidene-fluoride-trifluoroethylene) based high-performance electroactive polymers
Author(s): Feng Xia; Hengfeng Li; Cheng Huang; M. Y. M. Huang; H. Xu; Francois Bauer; Zhong-Yang Cheng; Qi Ming Zhang
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Shape control of large lightweight mirrors with dielectric elastomer actuation
Author(s): Roy D. Kornbluh; David S. Flamm; Harsha Prahlad; Karen M. Nashold; Surjit Chhokar; Ron Pelrine; David L. Huestis; Jeffrey Simons; Thomas Cooper; David G. Watters
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Pressure-volume characteristics of dielectric elastomer diaphragms
Author(s): Alyson M. Tews; Kimberly L. Pope; Alan J. Snyder
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The effective electrostriction of P(VDF-TrFE)-polymer-based composites
Author(s): Jiang Yu Li; Nagadip Rao
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Elastomeric composites with high-dielectric constant for use in Maxwell stress actuators
Author(s): Jeffrey P. Szabo; Johnathan A. Hiltz; Colin G. Cameron; Royale Suzanne Underhill; Jason Massey; Brian White; Jacob Leidner
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Composition and annealing effects on the response of electrostrictive graft elastomers
Author(s): Ji Su; Kelly Hales; Tian-Bing Xu
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Quick and large electrostrictive deformation of non-ionic soft polymer materials
Author(s): Toshihiro Hirai; Md. Zulhash Uddin; Jianming Zheng; Masaki Yamaguchi; Shigeyuki Kobayashi; Masashi Watanabe; Hirofusa Shirai
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Contraction/elongation behavior of cation-modified polyacrylonitrile fibers
Author(s): Kwang J. Kim; Jerusha Caligiuri; Kiyoug Choe; Mohsen Shahinpoor
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Soft actuators based on conducting polymers: recent progress
Author(s): Keiichi Kaneto; H. Somekawa; Wataru Takashima
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Experimental study of Nafion- and Flemion-based ionic polymer metal composites (IPMCs) with ethylene glycol as solvent
Author(s): Siavouche Nemat-Nasser; Shahram Zamani
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Low-temperature operation of ionic polymer metal composite actuators
Author(s): Jason W. Paquette; Kwang J. Kim; Alan Fuchs
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Multiple degree-of-freedom digital soft actuator for robotic applications
Author(s): Hyoukryeol Choi; Kwang Mok Jung; Jong Won Kwak; Sang Won Lee; Hunmo Kim; Jae Wook Jeon; Jae Do Nam
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Tadpole robot (TadRob) using ionic polymer metal composite (IPMC) actuator
Author(s): Jaehoon Jung; Younghun Tak; Byungkyu Kim; Jong-Oh Park; Seung-Ki Lee; Jungho Pak
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Multifunctional electroelastomer roll actuators and their application for biomimetic walking robots
Author(s): Qibing Pei; Marcus A. Rosenthal; Ron Pelrine; Scott Stanford; Roy D. Kornbluh
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Control of an electrostrictive polymer actuator with no sensor
Author(s): Ji Won Youn; Jae Wook Jeon; Hyoukryeol Choi; Hunmo Kim; Jae Do Nam
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Development of artificial muscle actuator using an ionic polymer with its application to biped walking robots
Author(s): Masaki Yamakita; Norihiko Kamamichi; Yasuaki Kaneda; Kinji Asaka; Zhi-Wei Luo
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Vibrational and acoustic studies of bending mode piezoelectricity in millimeter-size polyvinylidene fluoride cantilevers
Author(s): Niloy Mukherjee; Amit Shukla; Arpit Dwivedi; Rodney D. Roseman; David F. Thompson
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Modeling of a dielectric elastomer diaphragm for a prosthetic blood pump
Author(s): Nakhiah Goulbourne; Mary I. Frecker; Eric Michael Mockensturm; Alan J. Snyder
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MEMS-fabricated ICPF microactuators for biological manipulation
Author(s): Wenli Zhou; Wen Jung Li; John D. Mai
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Experimental analysis on the properties of polypyrrole as drug delivery system materials
Author(s): Seung-Ki Lee; Sang-Jo Lee; Sung-Hwan Cho; Jungho Pak; Byungkyu Kim
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Synthesis and characterization of EDOT-based conducting polymer actuators
Author(s): Nathan Vandesteeg; Peter Geoffrey A. Madden; John D. Madden; Patrick A. Anquetil; Ian Warwick Hunter
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Paper fiber studies for electroactive paper acuators
Author(s): Jaehwan Kim; Sung-Yul Youn; Yung B. Seo
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Flemion-based actuator for mechanically controlled microwave switch
Author(s): Marie Le Guilly; Chunye Xu; Victor Cheng; Minoru Taya; Lucien Opperman; Yasuo Kuga
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Ionic liquids and polypyrrole helix tubes: bringing the electronic Braille screen closer to reality
Author(s): Geoffrey M. Spinks; Gordon G. Wallace; Jie Ding; Dezhi Zhou; Binbin Xi; John Gillespie
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Numerical modeling of single-layer electroactive polymer mirrors for space applications
Author(s): Xiaoqi Bao; Yoseph Bar-Cohen; Zensheu Chang; Stewart Sherrit
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Modulation of refractive index in polymer composites: toward a synthetic bio-optic lens
Author(s): Thomas W. Smith; Gary E. Wnek
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Prospective optical electroactive polymers
Author(s): Ahmed M. Al-Jumaily; Suad Jassim
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Enhanced smart window based on electrochromic (EC) polymers
Author(s): Chunye Xu; Lu Liu; Susan E. Legenski; Marie Le Guilly; Minoru Taya; Art Weidner
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High-strain dielectric elastomer for actuation
Author(s): Federico Carpi; Alberto Mazzoldi; Danilo De Rossi
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Polypyrrole actuators for tremor suppression
Author(s): Steen Skaarup; Naja Mogensen; Lasse Bay; Keld West
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Polymer-based electrochemical devices for logic functions and paper displays
Author(s): Magnus Berggren; David Nilsson; Miaoxiang Chen; Peter Andersson; Thomas Kugler; Anna Malmstroem; Jessica Haell; Tommi Remonen; Nathaniel David Robinson
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Conducting-polymer-driven actively shaped propellers and screws
Author(s): John D. Madden; Bryan Schmid; Serge R. Lafontaine; Peter Geoffrey A. Madden; Franz S Hover; Karl McLetchie; Ian Warwick Hunter
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Field-aided microtailoring of polymeric nanocomposites
Author(s): Geun Hyung Kim; Yuri M. Shkel; Robert E. Rowlands
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Exploiting conducting polymer fiber radial expansion for bio-inspired actuation
Author(s): Walter Rocchia; Alberto Mazzoldi; Giorgio Serra; Danilo De Rossi
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Tailoring actuation of ionic polymer metal composites through cation combination
Author(s): Siavouche Nemat-Nasser; Yongxian Wu
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Photoconductive high-voltage switches of thin film amorphous silicon for EAP actuators
Author(s): Stéphanie P. Lacour; Ron Pelrine; Sigurd Wagner; Harsha Prahlad
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Electromechanical behavior of smectic liquid crystal elastomers
Author(s): Vernon Das; David H. Brown; Peter Styring; Raymond W. K. Allen
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Recruited dielectric elastomer motor units as a pseudomuscular actuator
Author(s): Federico Lorussi; Alessandro Tognetti; Federico Carpi; Alberto Mazzoldi; Danilo De Rossi
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All-organic electrochemical device with bistable and dynamic functionality
Author(s): David Nilsson; Miaoxiang Chen; Per-Olof Svensson; Nathaniel David Robinson; Thomas Kugler; Magnus Berggren
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Parallel ionic polymer metal composites to generate increased force output
Author(s): Robert C. Richardson; Kevin Watterson; Martin C. Levesley; Michael D. Brown; Jamie A. Hawkes; Peter G. Walker
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Multilayer ionic polymer transducer
Author(s): Barbar J. Akle; Donald J. Leo
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Analysis of mechanical characteristics of the ionic polymer metal composite (IPMC) actuator using cast ion-exchange film
Author(s): Byungkyu Kim; Byung Mok Kim; Jaewook Ryu; In-Hwan Oh; Seung-Ki Lee; Seung-Eun Cha; Jungho Pak
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Electromechanical response in liquid crystal gels and networks
Author(s): Cheng Huang; Qi Ming Zhang; Antal Jakli
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Gel-type changeable focal length lens
Author(s): Robert A. Paxton; Ahmed M. Al-Jumaily; Allan J. Easteal
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Gas concentration control by directly linking sensor to actuator
Author(s): Mike K. Andrews; Murray L. Jansen; Jason C. Morris; Geoffrey M. Spinks; Dezhi Zhou; Gordon G. Wallace
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Characterizations of semi-interpenetrating polymer network hydrogels constructed with chitosan and polyacrylonitrile
Author(s): Su Ryon Shin; Seoung Gil Yoon; Sang Jun Park; Ki Jung Lee; Chang Kee Lee; Sun I. Kim; Seon Jeong Kim
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The bending mechanism of thermoplastic polyurethane under an applied electric field
Author(s): Kai Siu Lam; Yuen Wah Wong; Liang Shiang Tai; Y. M. Poon; Franklin G. Shin
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Polarization effect of electroactive cellulose
Author(s): Chung-Hwan Je; Kwang J. Kim
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Electrical behavior of polymer hydrogel composed of poly(vinyl alcohol)/hyaluronic acid in solution
Author(s): Seon Jeong Kim; Seoung Gil Yoon; Sang Jun Park; Chang Kee Lee; Su Ryon Shin; Young Moo Lee; In Young Kim; Sun I. Kim
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