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PROCEEDINGS VOLUME 7287

Electroactive Polymer Actuators and Devices (EAPAD) 2009
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Volume Details

Volume Number: 7287
Date Published: 30 March 2009
Softcover: 77 papers (788) pages
ISBN: 9780819475473

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Front Matter: Volume 7287
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The simulation of humans and lower animals
Author(s): Demetri Terzopoulos
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Electroactive polymer (EAP) actuators for future humanlike robots
Author(s): Yoseph Bar-Cohen
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Hydrogel research in Germany: the priority programme, Intelligent Hydrogels
Author(s): Thomas Wallmersperger; Gabriele Sadowski
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FEA of dielectric elastomer minimum energy structures as a tool for biomimetic design
Author(s): Benjamin O'Brien; Todd Gisby; Emilio Calius; Shane Xie; Iain Anderson
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Integrated sensing and actuation of muscle-like actuators
Author(s): T. A. Gisby; S. Xie; E. P. Calius; I. A. Anderson
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Microbial-powered artificial muscles for autonomous robots
Author(s): Ioannis Ieropoulos; Iain A. Anderson; Todd Gisby; Cheng-Hung Wang; Jonathan Rossiter
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Silicone based artificial skin for humanoid facial expressions
Author(s): Yonas Tadesse; David Moore; Nick Thayer; Shashank Priya
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Contractive tension force stack actuator based on soft dielectric EAP
Author(s): Gabor Kovacs; Lukas Düring
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Ion-implanted compliant electrodes for mm-size dielectric elastomer actuators
Author(s): Samuel Rosset; Muhamed Niklaus; Philippe Dubois; Herbert R. Shea
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Dielectric elastomer actuators with hydrostatic coupling
Author(s): Federico Carpi; Gabriele Frediani; Danilo De Rossi
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Silicone dielectric elastomers filled with carbon nanotubes and actuator
Author(s): Zhen Zhang; Liwu Liu; Gang Deng; Shouhua Sun; Yanju Liu; Jinsong Leng
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Printing 3D dielectric elastomer actuators for soft robotics
Author(s): Jonathan Rossiter; Peter Walters; Boyko Stoimenov
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Pulsatile dielectric elastomer membrane sensors
Author(s): Seyul Son; N. C. Goulbourne
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Phthalocyanine and encapsulated polyaniline nanoparticles as fillers for dielectric elastomers
Author(s): Dorina M. Opris; Daniel Crespy; Christiane Löwe; Martin Molberg; Frank Nüesch
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Forced and free displacement characterization of ionic polymer transducers
Author(s): Barbar J. Akle; Andrew Duncan; Etienne Akle; Thomas Wallmersperger; Donald J. Leo
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Long lifetime dielectric elastomer actuators under continuous high strain actuation
Author(s): Wei Yuan; Paul Brochu; Han Zhang; Antony Jan; Qibing Pei
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The dielectric constant of 3M VHB: a parameter in dispute
Author(s): Thomas G. McKay; Emilio Calius; Iain A. Anderson
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High k dielectric elastomeric materials for low voltage applications
Author(s): C. Walder; M. Molberg; D. M. Opris; F. A. Nüesch; C. Löwe; C. J. G. Plummer; Y. Leterrier; J.-A. E. Månson
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Scalable industrial manufacturing of DEAP
Author(s): Hans-Erik Kiil; Mohamed Benslimane
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Low voltage linear actuators based on carbide-derived carbon powder
Author(s): Janno Torop; Mati Arulepp; Jaan Leis; Andres Punning; Urmas Johanson; Alvo Aabloo
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Investigating a few key issues of ionomeric polymer conductive network composite electromechanical transducers
Author(s): Sheng Liu; Minren Lin; Yang Liu; Qiming Zhang; Reza Montazami; Vaibhav Jain; James R. Heflin
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Modeling and experimental investigations of the sensitivity of piezoresistive chemical sensors based on polyelectrolytic hydrogels
Author(s): Margarita Guenther; Gerald Gerlach; Thomas Wallmersperger; Volker Schulz
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Dynamical variation of the impedances of IPMC
Author(s): Karl Kruusamäe; Andres Punning; Maarja Kruusmaa; Alvo Aabloo
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A novel ionic polymer-metal composites incorporating ZnO thin film
Author(s): Sang-Mun Kim; Rashi Tiwari; Kwang J. Kim
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Sulfonated Polyamide Based IPMCs
Author(s): Il-Seok Park; Chulsung Bae; Tae Soo Jo; Justina Truong; Sang-Mun Kim; Kwang J. Kim; Woosoon Yim; Joon-Soo Lee
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Modeling and optimization of ionic polymer gel actuators
Author(s): Choonghee Jo; Hani E. Naguib; Roy H. Kwon
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Cellulose electro-active paper: actuator, sensor and beyond
Author(s): Jaehwan Kim; Sang Yeol Yang; Gyu-Young Yun; Sangdong Jang; Kiju Yun
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Electromechanical performance and membrane stability of novel ionic polymer transducers constructed in the presence of ionic liquids
Author(s): Andrew J. Duncan; Donald J. Leo; Timothy E. Long; Barbar J. Akle; Jong K. Park; Robert B. Moore
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In vitro investigations of a pH- and ionic-strength-responsive polyelectrolytic hydrogel using a piezoresistive microsensor
Author(s): Volker Schulz; Margarita Guenther; Gerald U. Gerlach; Jules J. Magda; Prashant Tathireddy; Loren Rieth; Florian Solzbacher
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Solid electroytes for CNT-based actuators
Author(s): Johannes Riemenschneider; Sebastian Geier; Thorsten Mahrholz; Jürgen Mosch; Hans Peter Monner; Michael Sinapius
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Development and characterization of porous polypyrrole-polylactic acid electroactive polymer blends
Author(s): Christine Chan; Ellen Chan; Hani E. Naguib
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Nonlinear capacitance of ionic polymer-metal composites
Author(s): Zheng Chen; Dawn Rochelle Hedgepeth; Xiaobo Tan
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Modeling dynamics of underwater vehicles actuated by ionic polymer metal composite (IPMC) actuators
Author(s): Shivakanth Gutta; WooSoon Yim; Mohamed B. Trabia
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Hysteresis modelling of a core-free EAP tubular actuator
Author(s): Rahimullah Sarban; Jakob Oubaek; Gisla R. Kristjánsdóttir; Richard W. Jones
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Stability analysis of dielectric elastomer using the elastic strain energy function with two material constants
Author(s): Liwu Liu; Yanju Liu; Zhen Zhang; Kai Yu; Gang Deng; Shouhua Sun; Liang Shi; Jinsong Leng
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Capacitance boost in ionic polymer metal composites due to electrode surface roughness
Author(s): Matteo Aureli; Weiyang Lin; Maurizio Porfiri
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A comprehensive dynamic actuation model for ionic polymer-metal composites
Author(s): L. Zhang; Y. W. Yang
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Development of integrated tactile display devices
Author(s): Hyouk Ryeol Choi; Ducksang Kim; Nguyen Huu Chuc; Nguyen Huu Lam Vuong; Jachoon Koo; Jae-Do Nam; Youngkwan Lee
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Tactile display with dielectric multilayer elastomer actuators
Author(s): Marc Matysek; Peter Lotz; Helmut F. Schlaak
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The development of electrically driven mechanochemical actuators that act as artificial muscle
Author(s): Lenore Rasmussen; Carl J. Erickson; Lewis D. Meixler
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Powerful tubular core free dielectric electro activate polymer (DEAP) push actuator
Author(s): Michael Tryson; Hans-Erik Kiil; Mohamed Benslimane
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Jellyfish inspired unmanned underwater vehicle
Author(s): Alex Villanueva; Scott Bresser; Sanghun Chung; Yonas Tadesse; Shashank Priya
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A dielectric elastomer actuator thin membrane rotary motor
Author(s): Iain A. Anderson; Emilio P. Calius; Todd Gisby; Thom Hale; Thomas McKay; Benjamin O'Brien; Scott Walbran
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Large deformation modeling of swelling actuation in conjugated polymer systems
Author(s): Yang Fang; Thomas J. Pence; Xiaobo Tan
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Optimization of porous membrane core morphology for polypyrrole trilayer actuators
Author(s): Aaron D. Price; Hani E. Naguib
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Distributed parameter system modeling of IPMC actuators with the electro-stress diffusion coupling theory
Author(s): Kentaro Takagi; Takaaki Osada; Kinji Asaka; Yoshikazu Hayakawa; Zhi-Wei Luo
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Advances in shape-memory polymer actuation
Author(s): Jinsong Leng; Yanju Liu; Xin Lan
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Electrically conductive shape-memory polymer filled with Ni powder chains
Author(s): Xin Lan; Yanju Liu; Jinsong Leng
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Novel thermoplastic elastomeric gels as high-performance actuators with no mechanical pre-strain
Author(s): Pruthesh H. Vargantwar; Tushar K. Ghosh; Richard J. Spontak
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A new EAP based on electroosmotic flow: nastic actuators
Author(s): Menake E. Piyasena; Benjamin Shapiro; Elisabeth Smela
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Electrically-activated catheter using polypyrrole actuators: cycling effects
Author(s): Tissaphern Mirfakhrai; Tina Shoa; Niloofar Fekri; John D. Madden
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Conducting polymer actuator driven catheter: overview and applications
Author(s): Tina Shoa; Nigel R. Munce; Victor Yang; John D. Madden
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Application of EAP materials toward a refreshable Braille display
Author(s): N. Di Spigna; P. Chakraborti; P. Yang; T. Ghosh; P. Franzon
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Modeling of robotic fish propelled by an ionic polymer-metal composite caudal fin
Author(s): Zheng Chen; Stephan Shatara; Xiaobo Tan
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Positioning control of Nafion-Au ionic polymer metal composite: mechanism of IPMCs' residual deformation for positioning control
Author(s): Akitoshi Itoh; Toshihiro Tanaka; Yoshiaki Mori
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Effect of organo-clay on actuation response of silicone rubber actuators
Author(s): N. Gharavi; M. Razzaghi Kashani; A. Moradi
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A study of the dielectrophoresis force of elastomeric materials for artificial muscle applications
Author(s): Ruksapong Kunanuruksapong; Anuvat Sirivat
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Modeling and experimental verification of a dielectric polymer energy scavenging cycle
Author(s): Yousef H. Iskandarani; Richard W. Jones; Egon Villumsen
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Creep effect modeling for a core free tubular actuator
Author(s): Rahimullah Sarban; Jakob Oubaek; Richard W. Jones
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Development of multilayer conducting polymer actuator for power application
Author(s): Kimiya Ikushima; Yuji Kudoh; Maki Hiraoka; Kazuo Yokoyama; Sachio Nagamitsu
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Closed-loop control of a core free rolled EAP actuator
Author(s): Rahimullah Sarban; Jakob Oubaek; Richard W. Jones
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Postgraduate education on electro-active polymers at Southern Denmark University
Author(s): Richard W. Jones
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Performance enhancement of IPMC by anisotropic plasma etching process
Author(s): Seok Hwan Lee; Chul-Jin Kim; Hyun-Woo Hwang; Sung-Joo Kim; Hyun-Seok Yang; No-Cheol Park; Young-Pil Park; Kang-Ho Park; Hyung-Kun Lee; Nak-Jin Choi
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Linear modeling of elongated bending EAP actuator at large deformations
Author(s): Indrek Must; Mart Anton; Maarja Kruusmaa; Alvo Aabloo
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Optimization of electrode placement in electromyographic control of dielectric elastomers
Author(s): Scott H. Walbran; Emilio P. Calius; G. Reg Dunlop; Iain A. Anderson
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A model of the IPMC actuator using finite element method
Author(s): Chul-Jin Kim; No-Cheol Park; Hyun-Seok Yang; Young-Pil Park; Kang-Ho Park; Hyung-Kun Lee; Nak-Jin Choi
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Performance improvement of IPMC using resonance frequency
Author(s): Hyun-Woo Hwang; SungJoo Kim; Chul-Jin Kim; Hyunseok Yang; No Cheol Park; Young-Pil Park
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Ionic liquids adsorbed cellulose electro active paper actuator
Author(s): Suresha K. Mahadeva; Jyoti Nayak; Jaehwan Kim
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Coupled electro-mechanical response of an electroactive polymer cantilever structure and its application in energy harvesting
Author(s): B. Ahish; S. V Anand; P. Bharath; K. Arvind; N. Chakraborty; D. Roy Mahapatra
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The influence of mechanical properties in the electrical breakdown in poly-styrene-ethylene-butadiene-styrene thermoplastic elastomer
Author(s): Matthias Kollosche; Michael Melzer; Andre Becker; Hristian Stoyanov; Denis N. McCarthy; Hülya Ragusch; Guggi Kofod
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Bio-inspired tactile sensor with arrayed structures based on electroactive polymers
Author(s): Jin Wang; Hiroshi Sato; Minoru Taya
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Soft ionic polymer metal composite (IPMC) robot swimming in viscous fluid
Author(s): Boyko L. Stoimenov; Jonathan Rossiter; Toshiharu Mukai
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Integrated gas valve array using dielectric elastomer actuators
Author(s): Klaus Flittner; Peter Lotz; Marc Matysek; Michael Schlosser; Helmut F. Schlaak
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Peristaltic pump made of dielectric elastomer actuators
Author(s): Peter Lotz; Marc Matysek; Helmut F. Schlaak
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Experimental performance and feasibility of a miniature single-degree-of-freedom rotary joint with integrated IPMC actuator
Author(s): Sean Manley; Andrew McDaid; Kean Aw; Shane Xie; Enrico Haemmerle
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Performance of polymer-steel sandwich structures under blast loads
Author(s): Ahsan Samiee; Jon Isaacs; Sia Nemat-Nasser
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Focusing and negative refraction in anisotropic indefinite permittivity media
Author(s): Sara Marshall; Alireza V. Amirkhizi; Sia Nemat-Nasser
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