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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 8340

Electroactive Polymer Actuators and Devices (EAPAD) 2012
Editor(s): Yoseph Bar-Cohen
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Volume Details

Volume Number: 8340
Date Published: 18 April 2012
Softcover: 63 papers (630) pages
ISBN: 9780819489975

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Front Matter: Volume 8340
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The need for speed
Author(s): Samuel Rosset; Pit Gebbers; Benjamin M. O'Brien; Herbert R. Shea
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Actuators, biomedicine, and cell-biology
Author(s): Edwin W. H. Jager
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Cutting the fat: artificial muscle oscillators for lighter, cheaper, and slimmer devices
Author(s): Benjamin M. O'Brien; Samuel Rosset; Herbert R. Shea; Iain A. Anderson
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Navigating conjugated polymer actuated neural probes in a brain phantom
Author(s): Eugene Dariush Daneshvar; Daryl Kipke; Elisabeth Smela
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Designing micro- and nanostructures for artificial urinary sphincters
Author(s): Florian M. Weiss; Hans Deyhle; Gabor Kovacs; Bert Müller
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Molecular engineering of polymer actuators for biomedical and industrial use
Author(s): Mark Banister; Rebecca Eichorst; Amy Gurr; Georgette Schweitzer; Yordan Geronov; Pavalli Rao; Dominic McGrath
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Tactile display with rigid coupling
Author(s): Hyung Seok Lee; Dong Hyuk Lee; Dea Gyeong Kim; Ui Kyum Kim; Choong Han Lee; Nguyen Ngoc Linh; Nguyen Canh Toan; Ja Choon Koo; Hyungpil Moon; Jae-do Nam; Jeongheon Han; Hyouk Ryeol Choi
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Dielectric elastomer vibrissal system for active tactile sensing
Author(s): Andrew T. Conn; Martin J. Pearson; Anthony G. Pipe; Jason Welsby; Jonathan Rossiter
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A dynamic physics-based model for base-excited IPMC sensors
Author(s): Chaiyong Lim; Hong Lei; Xiaobo Tan
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Applications of scanned pipettes to the localized characterization of actuating conducting polymers: an SICM design for simultaneous ion flux and topography measurements
Author(s): Karthik Kannappan; Cosmin Laslau; David E. Williams; Jadranka Travas-Sejdic
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Patterning process and actuation in open air of micro-beam actuator based on conducting IPNs
Author(s): Alexandre Khaldi; Cédric Plesse; Caroline Soyer; Claude Chevrot; Dominique Teyssié; Frédéric Vidal; Eric Cattan
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How to improve electrochemomechanical strain in conducting polymers
Author(s): Keiichi Kaneto; Kohei Takayanagi; Kazuo Tominaga; Wataru Takashima
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Influence of micro- and nanofillers on electro-mechanical performance of silicone EAPs
Author(s): Anne Ladegaard Skov; Anca Bejenariu; Jesper Bøgelund; Mohamed Benslimane; Anders Daugaard Egede
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Physics-based electromechanical model of IPMC considering various underlying currents
Author(s): D. Pugal; K. J. Kim; V. Palmre; K. K. Leang; A. Aabloo
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Multi-physical modeling for electro-transport and deformation of ionic polymer metal composites
Author(s): Zicai Zhu; Hualing Chen; Yongquan Wang; Bo Li
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CNT/conductive polymer composites for low-voltage driven EAP actuators
Author(s): Takushi Sugino; Yoshiyuki Shibata; Kenji Kiyohara; Kinji Asaka
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Ionic EAP transducers with amorphous nanoporous carbon electrodes
Author(s): Friedrich Kaasik; Janno Torop; Indrek Must; Endel Soolo; Inga Põldsalu; Anna-Liisa Peikolainen; Viljar Palmre; Alvo Aabloo
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Novel DEA materials by chemical grafting of silicone networks on molecular level
Author(s): Björn Kussmaul; Sebastian Risse; Michael Wegener; Guggi Kofod; Hartmut Krüger
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Modeling and characterization of stiffness controlled robotic legs using dielectric elastomers
Author(s): Jason Newton; Jeffrey Morton; Jonathan Clark; William S. Oates
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A framework to investigate instabilities of homogeneous and composite dielectric elastomer actuators
Author(s): Massimiliano Gei; Stefania Colonnelli; Roberta Springhetti
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Out-of-plane motion of a planar dielectric elastomer actuator with distributed stiffeners
Author(s): William Lai; Ashraf F. Bastawros; Wei Hong
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Compliant composite electrodes and large strain bistable actuation
Author(s): Sungryul Yun; Zhibin Yu; Xiaofan Niu; Weili Hu; Lu Li; Paul Brochu; Qibing Pei
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Super-compliant metallic electrodes for electroactive polymer actuators
Author(s): Florian Habrard; Jörg Patscheider; Gabor Kovacs
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Actuated strains in excess of 100 percent in dielectric elastomer actuators using silver film electrodes
Author(s): Sze Hsien Low; Adrian Wei Yee Tan; Li Lynn Shiau; Gih Keong Lau
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Transferring electrical energy between dielectric elastomer actuators
Author(s): Ho Cheong Andrew Lo; Todd Gisby; Thomas McKay; Emilio Calius; Iain Anderson
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Self-clearing dielectric elastomer actuators using charcoal-powder electrodes
Author(s): Gih-Keong Lau; Soo-Lim Chua; Li-Lynn Shiau; Adrian Wei Yee Tan
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Low-voltage bending actuators from carbide-derived carbon improved with gold foil
Author(s): Janno Torop; Takushi Sugino; Kinji Asaka; Alar Jänes; Enn Lust; Mati Arulepp; Alvo Aabloo
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Bidirectional power electronics for driving dielectric elastomer transducers
Author(s): L. Eitzen; C. Graf; J. Maas
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Carbon-polymer-ionic liquid composite as a motion sensor
Author(s): Indrek Must; Friedrich Kaasik; Inga Põldsalu; Urmas Johanson; Andres Punning; Alvo Aabloo
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Microfabrication of IPMC cilia for bio-inspired flow sensing
Author(s): Hong Lei; Wen Li; Xiaobo Tan
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Large amplitude oscillatory measurements as mechanical characterization methods for soft elastomers
Author(s): Anne Ladegaard Skov
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Acoustic transducer based on dielectric elastomers
Author(s): Christian Graf; Jügen Maas
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Design and optimization of small-sized actuators for driving optical lens with different shapes based on IPMCs
Author(s): Yanjie Wang; Hualing Chen; Bin Luo; Zicai Zhu
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Hydraulically actuated artificial muscles
Author(s): M. A. Meller; R. Tiwari; K. B. Wajcs; C. Moses; I. Reveles; E. Garcia
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Synthesis and characterization of multiwalled carbon nanotube/IPMC actuator for imitating locomotion of gecko's toes
Author(s): Qingsong He; Min Yu; Yan Ding; Zhendong Dai
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Considerations for contractile electroactive materials and actuators
Author(s): Lenore Rasmussen; Lewis D. Meixler; Charles A. Gentile
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Multi-layer beam with variable stiffness based on electroactive polymers
Author(s): Markus Henke; Jörg Sorber; Gerald Gerlach
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A bio-inspired bell kinematics design of a jellyfish robot using ionic polymer metal composites actuators
Author(s): Joseph Najem; Donald J. Leo
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Stretching cells with DEAs
Author(s): S. Akbari; S. Rosset; H. R. Shea
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How far and how hard: tactile feedback for robotic manipulators
Author(s): Todd A. Gisby; Benjamin M. O'Brien; Iain A. Anderson
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Dielectric elastomer energy harvesting undergoing polarization saturation
Author(s): Liwu Liu; Xiaojian Luo; Yanju Liu; Jinsong Leng
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Energy conversion efficiency of dielectric elastomer energy harvesters under pure shear strain conditions
Author(s): Paul Brochu; Hristiyan Stoyanov; Xiaofan Niu; Qibing Pei
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Modeling guided design of dielectric elastomer generators and actuators
Author(s): Tiefeng Li; Shaoxing Qu; Christoph Keplinger; Rainer Kaltseis; Richard Baumgartner; Siegfried Bauer; Zhigang Suo; Wei Yang
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Self-priming dielectric elastomer generator design
Author(s): Thomas McKay; Benjamin O'Brien; Emilio Calius; Iain Anderson
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Adaptive absorber based on dielectric elastomer stack actuator with variable stiffness
Author(s): Roman Karsten; Helmut F. Schlaak
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Partial discharge analysis of prestretched and unstretched acrylic elastomers for Dielectric Elastomer Actuators (DEA)
Author(s): Daniel P. Muffoletto; Kevin M. Burke; Jennifer L. Zirnheld
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Flexible autonomous scavengers: the combination of dielectric polymers and electrets
Author(s): C. Jean-Mistral; T. Vu Cong; A. Sylvestre
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Effect of temperature on electromechanical instability of dielectric elastomers
Author(s): Junjie Sheng; Hualing Chen; Bo Li; Yongquan Wang; Junhua Qiang
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Electric field induced deformation in soft dielectric elastomer electroactive polymer
Author(s): Liwu Liu; Xiaojian Luo; Yanju Liu; Jinsong Leng
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Design and modeling of dielectric elastomer actuators
Author(s): W. Kaal; S. Herold; T. Melz
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Novel DEA with organically modified silicone elastomer for permittivity enhancement
Author(s): Holger Böse; Detlev Uhl; Raman Rabindranath
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Dual-axis hybrid tactile sensor
Author(s): Seonggi Kim; Baek-chul Kim; Ja Choon Koo; Hyuok Ryeol Choi; Hyungpil Moon
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Reduction of the stress-relaxation of IPMC actuators by a fluctuating input and with a cooperative control
Author(s): Kentaro Takagi; Suguru Hirayama; Shigenori Sano; Naoki Uchiyama; Kinji Asaka
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A structure model for Ionic Polymer-Metal Composite (IPMC)
Author(s): Longfei Chang; Hualing Chen; Zicai Zhu
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Enhanced IPMC actuation by thermal cycling
Author(s): Jonathan Rossiter; Kazuto Takashima; Toshiharu Mukai
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Characterization of longitudinal tensile force of millimeter thick IPMCs
Author(s): Viljar Palmre; David Pugal; Kwang Kim
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Electrochemical impedance spectroscopy of the bucky-gel actuators and their electromechanical modeling
Author(s): Kinji Asaka; Kenji Kiyohara; Takushi Sugino; Ken Mukai; Hyacinthe Randriamahazaka
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Bistable electroactive polymer for refreshable Braille display with improved actuation stability
Author(s): Xiaofan Niu; Paul Brochu; Hristiyan Stoyanov; Sung Ryul Yun; Qibing Pei
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Ionic Polymer-Metal Composites (IPMCs) as dexterous manipulators and tactile sensors for minimally invasive robotic surgery
Author(s): Y. Bahramzadeh; M. Shahinpoor
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Zipping it up: DEAs independent of the elastomer's electric breakdown field
Author(s): Pit Gebbers; Chauncey Grätzel; Luc Maffli; Christoph Stamm; Herbert Shea
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Pump it up
Author(s): Luc Maffli; Benjamin O'Brien; Samuel Rosset; Herbert Shea
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Effect of Janus particles as filler materials for acrylate-based dielectric elastomers
Author(s): Hsin-yu Chen; Ashok J. Maliakal; Ilona Kretzschmar
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Standing wave tube electro active polymer wave energy converter
Author(s): Philippe Jean; Ambroise Wattez; Guillaume Ardoise; C. Melis; R. Van Kessel; A. Fourmon; E. Barrabino; J. Heemskerk; J. P. Queau
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