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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 7976

Electroactive Polymer Actuators and Devices (EAPAD) 2011
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Volume Details

Volume Number: 7976
Date Published: 31 March 2011
Softcover: 92 papers (912) pages
ISBN: 9780819485380

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Front Matter: Volume 7976
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Walking with springs
Author(s): Thomas G. Sugar; Kevin W. Hollander; Joseph K. Hitt
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Dielectric elastomers: from the beginning of modern science to applications in actuators and energy harvesters
Author(s): Richard Baumgartner; Christoph Keplinger; Rainer Kaltseis; Reinhard Schwödiauer; Siegfried Bauer
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Directions for development of the field of electroactive polymer (EAP)
Author(s): Yoseph Bar-Cohen
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From boots to buoys: promises and challenges of dielectric elastomer energy harvesting
Author(s): Roy D. Kornbluh; Ron Pelrine; Harsha Prahlad; Annjoe Wong-Foy; Brian McCoy; Susan Kim; Joseph Eckerle; Tom Low
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Acrylic interpenetrating polymer network dielectric elastomers for energy harvesting
Author(s): Paul Brochu; Xiaofan Niu; Qibing Pei
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Characterization of the effect of energy harvesting on the dynamic response of dielectric elastomers
Author(s): Heather L. Lai; Chin-An Tan; Yong Xu
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Energy harvesting from flutter instabilities of heavy flags in water through ionic polymer metal composites
Author(s): Alberto Giacomello; Maurizio Porfiri
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Realizing the potential of dielectric elastomer generators
Author(s): Thomas McKay; Benjamin O'Brien; Emilio Calius; Iain Anderson
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Circuit design considerations for regulating energy generated by dielectric elastomer generators
Author(s): Ho Cheong Lo; Thomas Mckay; Benjamin M. O'Brien; Emilio Calius; Iain Anderson
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Battery modeling for energy harvesting system
Author(s): Rashi Tiwari; Nathan Buch; Ephrahim Garcia
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Dielectric elastomer materials for actuators and energy harvesting
Author(s): Dorina M. Opris; Martin Molberg; Frank Nüesch; Christiane Löwe; Christian Walder; Beatrice Fischer
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Evaluation and optimization of energy harvesting cycles using dielectric elastomers
Author(s): Christian Graf; Jürgen Maas
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Scalable design of DEAP for energy harvesting utilizing PolyPower
Author(s): Mohamed Benslimane; Michael J. Tryson; Jakob Oubak; Hans-Erik Kiil
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Molecular level materials design for improvements of actuation properties of dielectric elastomer actuators
Author(s): G. Kofod; H. Stoyanov; M. Kollosche; S. Risse; H. Ragusch; D. N. McCarthy; R. Waché; D. Rychkov; M. Dansachmüller
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Conducting IPN actuators for biomimetic vision system
Author(s): Nicolas Festin; Cedric Plesse; Claude Chevrot; Dominique Teyssié; Patrick Pirim; Frederic Vidal
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Electro-mechanical modeling of dielectric elastomer transducers with micro-structured electrodes
Author(s): Arne Schmidt; Andrea Bergamini; Christa Jordi; Gabor Kovacs; Edoardo Mazza
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Electroactive semi-interpenetrating polymer networks architecture with tunable IR reflectivity
Author(s): C. Chevrot; D. Teyssié; P. Verge; L. Goujon; F. Tran-Van; F. Vidal; P. H. Aubert; S. Peralta; L. Sauques
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DEA material enhancement with dipole grafted PDMS networks
Author(s): Sebastian Risse; Björn Kussmaul; Hartmut Krüger; Rémi Waché; Guggi Kofod
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Carbon aerogel based electrode material for EAP actuators
Author(s): Friedrich Kaasik; Janno Torop; Anna-Liisa Peikolainen; Mihkel Koel; Alvo Aabloo
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Lifetime of dielectric elastomer stack actuators
Author(s): Peter Lotz; Marc Matysek; Helmut F. Schlaak
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Self-sensing properties of carbon-polymer composite (CPC) actuators
Author(s): Karl Kruusamäe; Andres Punning; Alvo Aabloo
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Miniaturized EAPs with compliant electrodes fabricated by ion implantation
Author(s): H. Shea
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Parameter dependence of an electro-mechanical breakdown model for insulating elastomeric films
Author(s): Matthias Kollosche; Hristiyan Stoyanov; Stefan Best; Hülya Ragusch; Guggi Kofod
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Multilayer dielectric elastomer actuators with ion implanted electrodes
Author(s): A. Punning; S. Akbari; M. Niklaus; H. Shea
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Multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNT) as compliant electrodes for dielectric elastomer actuators
Author(s): Soo-Lim Chua; Xin-Hui Neo; Gih-Keong Lau
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Dielectric elastomer actuators with granular coupling
Author(s): Federico Carpi; Gabriele Frediani; Massimo Nanni; Danilo De Rossi
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Altering the structure of polypyrrole and the influence on electrodynamic performance
Author(s): Daniel Melling; Stephen Wilson; Magnus Berggren; Edwin W. H. Jager
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Refreshable tactile displays based on bistable electroactive polymer
Author(s): Xiaofan Niu; Paul Brochu; Brandon Salazar; Qibing Pei
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PVDF core-free actuator for Braille displays: design, fabrication process, and testing
Author(s): Thomas Levard; Paul J. Diglio; Sheng-Guo Lu; Lee J. Gorny; Christopher D. Rahn; Q. M. Zhang
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Combined driving and sensing circuitry for dielectric elastomer actuators in mobile applications
Author(s): Marc Matysek; Henry Haus; Holger Moessinger; Dirk Brokken; Peter Lotz; Helmut F. Schlaak
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Effects of TEOS content on the mechanical property of ionic polymer metal composite
Author(s): Qingsong He; Min Yu; Dongjie Guo; Zhendong Dai
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Frequency response of IPMC actuator with palladium electrode
Author(s): T. Kobayashi; M. Omiya
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Millimeter thick ionic polymer membrane-based IPMCs with bimetallic Pd-Pt electrodes
Author(s): Viljar Palmre; Sung Jun Kim; Kwang Kim
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Opportunities for micro-steerable catheters and tactile feedback technology with high performance electrostrictive EAPs
Author(s): Sheng Liu; Brian C. Zellers; Dean Anderson
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Haptic device development based on electro static force of cellulose electro active paper
Author(s): Gyu-young Yun; Sang-Youn Kim; Sang-Dong Jang; Dong-Gu Kim; Jaehwan Kim
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Opportunities of hydrostatically coupled dielectric elastomer actuators for haptic interfaces
Author(s): Federico Carpi; Gabriele Frediani; Danilo De Rossi
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Multi-component single-substrate conducting polymer actuation systems and fabrication techniques
Author(s): Eli Paster; Bryan P. Ruddy; Priam V. Pillai; Ian W. Hunter
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Electrostatic and thermal segmentation of multi-segment IPMC sensor-actuators
Author(s): Jonathan Rossiter; Toshiharu Mukai
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Accurate free-form surface actuation using a non-pre-stretched silicone dielectric polymer actuator
Author(s): F. M. H. Crompvoets; D. Brokken; H. de Koning; W. M. Martam
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Comparison of dielectric materials for the activation of a macro-scale hinge configuration
Author(s): C. Jordi; A. Schmidt; G. Kovacs; Paolo Ermanni
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Control concepts for dielectric elastomer actuators
Author(s): Jügen Maas; Christian Graf; Lars Eitzen
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Dielectric elastomers for active vibration control applications
Author(s): S. Herold; W. Kaal; T. Melz
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Physical model-based internal model control of a DE actuator
Author(s): Rahimullah Sarban; Richard W. Jones
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Polypyrrol/chitosan hydrogel hybrid microfiber as sensing artificial muscle
Author(s): Yahya A. Ismail; Jose G. Martínez; Ahmad S. Al Harrasi; Seon J. Kim; Toribio F. Fernández Otero
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Constitutive relation and electromechanical stability of compressible dielectric elastomer
Author(s): Liwu Liu; Xiangfeng Liang; Kai Yang; Chunxia Wu; Zhongyu Liu; Shouhua Sun; Yanju Liu; Jinsong Leng
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Chemo-electro-mechanical modeling of pH-sensitive hydrogels
Author(s): Thomas Wallmersperger; Karsten Keller; Bernd Kröplin; Margarita Günther; Gerald Gerlach
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Charge modeling of ionic polymer-metal composites for dynamic curvature sensing
Author(s): Yousef Bahramzadeh; Mohsen Shahinpoor
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A validated finite element model of a soft artificial muscle motor
Author(s): Tony Chun Hin Tse; Benjamin O'Brien; Thomas McKay; Iain A. Anderson
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A viscoelastic model for dielectric elastomers based on a continuum mechanical formulation and its finite element implementation
Author(s): A. Bueschel; S. Klinkel; W. Wagner
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Modeling and designing IPMCs for twisting motion: electromechanical and mechanoelectrical transduction
Author(s): D. Pugal; K. J. Kim; K. K. Leang; V. Palmre
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Flexidrive: a soft artificial muscle motor
Author(s): Iain A. Anderson; Tony Chun Hin Tse; Tokushu Inamura; Benjamin O'Brien; Thomas McKay; Todd Gisby
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In-plane DEAP stack actuators for optical MEMS applications
Author(s): Jens Brunne; Samar Kazan; Ulrike Wallrabe
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Determination of the sinking and terminating points of action unit on humanoid skull through GFEAD
Author(s): Yonas Tadesse; Shashank Priya
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Relaxor fluorinated polymers: novel applications and recent developments
Author(s): François Bauer; Domingues Dos Santos; Qiming Zhang
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Antagonistic dielectric elastomer actuator for biologically-inspired robotics
Author(s): Andrew T. Conn; Jonathan Rossiter
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Closed loop control of dielectric elastomer actuators
Author(s): Todd A. Gisby; Benjamin M. O'Brien; Sheng Q. Xie; Emilio P. Calius; Iain A. Anderson
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Dielectric elastomer memory
Author(s): Benjamin M. O'Brien; Thomas G. McKay; Sheng Q. Xie; Emilio P. Calius; Iain A. Anderson
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Modelling approaches for a novel balloon-shape actuator made of electroactive polymers
Author(s): Maryam Soleimani; Jeydmer Aristizabal; Carlo Menon
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A bionic eye actuated by ionic polymer-metal composite (IPMC) artificial muscle
Author(s): Min Yu; Yuxiu Li; Qingsong He; Linlin Song; Zhendong Dai
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Design and development of bio-inspired underwater jellyfish like robot using ionic polymer metal composite (IPMC) actuators
Author(s): Barbar Akle; Joseph Najem; Donald Leo; John Blottman
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Multilayered polypyrrole-gold-polyvinylidene fluoride composite actuators
Author(s): Colin F. Smith; Su Chul Yang; Timothy E. Long; Shashank Priya
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Transparent active skin
Author(s): Hyeok-Yong Kwon; Kuang Jun An; Junmo Kang; Vuong Hong Phuc; Nguyen Canh Toan; Baek Chul Kim; Jin Ah Chung; Byung Hee Hong; Jaeboong Choi; Hyungpil Moon; Jachoon Koo; Jae-do Nam; Hyouk Ryeol Choi
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Cell-inspired electroactive polymer materials incorporating biomolecular materials
Author(s): Stephen A. Sarles; Donald J. Leo
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A dual axis shear force film sensor for robotic tactile applications
Author(s): Baek-Chul Kim; Seunghoon Shin; Jinah Chung; Y. Lee; Jae-Do Nam; Hyungpil Moon; Hyouk Ryeol Choi; J. C. Koo
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Dielectric elastomer pump for artificial organisms
Author(s): Amy E. Bowers; Jonathan M. Rossiter; Peter J. Walters; Ioannis A. Ieropoulos
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Interconnection concepts for rigid micro-electrodes of a dielectric elastomer bending tube actuator
Author(s): F. Wehrheim; H. F. Schlaak
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Considerations for contractile electroactive materials and actuators
Author(s): Lenore Rasmussen; David Schramm; Paul Rasmussen; Kevin Mullally; Lewis D. Meixler; Daniel Pearlman; Alice Kirk
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Design of a MRI-compatible dielectric elastomer powered jet valve
Author(s): Sylvain Proulx; Patrick Chouinard; Jean-Philippe Lucking Bigue; Geneviève Miron; Jean-Sébastien Plante
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Biochemical microsensors on the basis of metabolically sensitive hydrogels
Author(s): Margarita Günther; Gerald Gerlach; Thomas Wallmersperger; Florian Solzbacher; Jules J. Magda; Genyao Lin; Prashant Tathireddy; Michael P. Orthner
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Linear and bending actuation of bucky gel
Author(s): Maurizio Biso; Alberto Ansaldo; Veronica Vintera; Davide Ricci
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An automatic tuning method of the largest amplitude vibration of Au-nafion IPMC
Author(s): Akitoshi Itoh; Yoshiaki Mori
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Localization of source with unknown amplitude using IPMC sensor arrays
Author(s): Ahmad T. Abdulsadda; Feitian Zhang; Xiaobo Tan
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Inkjet printing of electroactive polymer actuators on polymer substrates
Author(s): O. Pabst; J. Perelaer; E. Beckert; U. S. Schubert; R. Eberhardt; A. Tünnermann
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Electroactive polymer devices for active vibration damping
Author(s): Christian Graf; Jügen Maas
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Dielectric elastomer actuators with enhanced permittivity and strain
Author(s): Holger Böse; Detlev Uhl; Klaus Flittner; Helmut Schlaak
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PWM drive of IPMC actuators with the consideration of the capacitive impedance
Author(s): Kentaro Takagi; Naoya Yamaguchi; Kinji Asaka
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Active suspension with multilayer dielectric elastomer actuator
Author(s): Roman Karsten; Peter Lotz; Helmut F. Schlaak
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Low voltage driven dielectric electro active polymer actuator with integrated piezoelectric transformer based driver
Author(s): T. Andersen; M. S. Rødgaard; O. C. Thomsen; M. A. E. Andersen
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Ion distribution in ionic electroactive polymer actuators
Author(s): Yang Liu; Caiyan Lu; Stephen Twigg; Jun-Hong Lin; Gokhan Hatipoglu; Sheng Liu; Nicholas Winograd; Q. M. Zhang
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Fast and multi-level liquid crystal spatial light modulator using anti-ferroelectric liquid crystal
Author(s): K. Ogawa; M. Kasai; Y. Suzuki
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Electromechanical fatigue in IPMC under dynamic energy harvesting conditions
Author(s): Arvind Krishnaswamy; D. Roy Mahapatra
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DEA based neonatal lung simulator
Author(s): Samuel Schlatter; Enrico Haemmerle; Robin Chang; Benjamin M. O'Brien; Todd Gisby; Iain Anderson
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Open-loop control of IPMC actuators under varying temperatures
Author(s): Roy Dong; Xiaobo Tan
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Influence of fabrication process steps on Pd-IPMC electrode morphologies and mechano-electrical properties
Author(s): Zicai Zhu; Hualing Chen; Longfei Chang; Bo Li; Yongquan Wang
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New elastomeric silicone based networks applicable as electroactive systems
Author(s): Anca G. Bejenariu; Mads Boll; Mikkel R. Lotz; Christoffer Vraa; Anne L. Skov
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Dielectric elastomer stack actuators for integrated gas valves
Author(s): Klaus Flittner; Michael Schlosser; Helmut F. Schlaak
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Induced interaction of NH4NO3 with poly(p-phenlene vinylene) by mean of zeolite Y
Author(s): Jirarat Kamonsawas; Anuvat Sirivat; Pimpa Hormnirun; Walaiporn Prissanaroon
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Biomimetic small scale variable focal length lens unit using synthetic elastomer actuators
Author(s): Baek-chul Kim; Jinah Chung; Y. Lee; Jae-Do Nam; Hyungpil Moon; Hyouk Ryeol Choi; J. C. Koo
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High actuation strain in silicone dielectric elastomer actuators with silver electrodes
Author(s): Sze Hsien Low; Gih Keong Lau
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Ionic polymer-metal composite enabled robotic manta ray
Author(s): Zheng Chen; Tae I. Um; Hilary Bart-Smith
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Experimental analysis of biasing elements for dielectric electro-active polymers
Author(s): Micah Hodgins; Stefan Seelecke
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Dynamic window daylighting systems: electropolymeric technology for solar responsive building envelopes
Author(s): Elizabeth A. Krietemeyer; Shane I. Smith; Anna H. Dyson
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Dielectric and insulating properties of an acrylic DEA material at high near-DC electric fields
Author(s): L. Di Lillo; A. Schmidt; A. Bergamini; P. Ermanni; E. Mazza
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