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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 9056

Electroactive Polymer Actuators and Devices (EAPAD) 2014
Editor(s): Yoseph Bar-Cohen
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Volume Number: 9056
Date Published: 30 April 2014
: 96 papers (934) pages
ISBN: 9780819499820

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Front Matter: Volume 9056
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Soft robotics: a review and progress towards faster and higher torque actuators (presentation video)
Author(s): Robert Shepherd
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Artificial muscles harvesting sensational power using self-sensing
Author(s): Thomas G. McKay; Todd A. Gisby; Iain A. Anderson
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Effects of electrode surface structure on the mechanoelectrical transduction of IPMC sensors
Author(s): Viljar Palmre; David Pugal; Kwang Kim
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Geometry optimization of tubular dielectric elastomer actuators with anisotropic metallic electrodes
Author(s): B. Rechenbach; M. Willatzen; R. Sarban; C. Liang; B. Lassen
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Impact of electrode preparation on the bending of asymmetric planar electro-active polymer microstructures
Author(s): Florian M. Weiss; Tino Töpper; Bekim Osmani; Carla Winterhalter; Bert Müller
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A soft creeping robot actuated by dielectric elastomer
Author(s): Jianwen Zhao; Junyang Niu; Liwu Liu; Jiangcheng Yu
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Biodegradable and edible gelatine actuators for use as artificial muscles
Author(s): L. D. Chambers; J. Winfield; I. Ieropoulos; J. Rossiter
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Soft silicone based interpenetrating networks as materials for actuators
Author(s): Liyun Yu; Lidia Burdalo Gonzalez; Søren Hvilsted; Anne Ladegaard Skov
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A novel method of fabricating laminated silicone stack actuators with pre-strained dielectric layers
Author(s): Andrew D. Hinitt; Andrew T. Conn
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Carbon-based torsional and tensile artificial muscles driven by thermal expansion (presentation video)
Author(s): Carter S. Haines; Márcio D. Lima; Na Li; Geoffrey M. Spinks; Javad Foroughi; John D. W. Madden; Shi-Hyeong Kim; Shaoli Fang; Monica Jung de Andrade; Fatma Göktepe; Ozer Göktepe; Seyed Mohammad Mirvakili; Sina Naficy; Xavier Lepró; Jiyoung Oh; Mikhail E. Kozlov; Seon Jeong Kim; Xiuru Xu; Benjamin J. Swedlove; Gordon G. Wallace; Ray H. Baughman
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The viscoelastic effect in bending bucky-gel actuators
Author(s): Karl Kruusamäe; Ken Mukai; Takushi Sugino; Kinji Asaka
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A tapped-inductor buck-boost converter for a multi-DEAP generator energy harvesting system
Author(s): Emmanouil Dimopoulos; Stig Munk-Nielsen
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Actuation and buckling effects in IPMCs
Author(s): Paola Nardinocchi; Matteo Pezzulla; Barbar J. Akle; Margarita Guenther; Thomas Wallmersperger
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Characterization of dielectric electroactive polymer transducers
Author(s): Dennis Nielsen; Martin Bo Møller; Rahimullah Sarban; Benny Lassen; Arnold Knott; Michael A. E. Andersen
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An instrument to obtain the correct biaxial hyperelastic parameters of silicones for accurate DEA modelling
Author(s): Samuel Rosset; Luc Maffli; Simon Houis; Herbert R. Shea
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Novel dielectric elastomer structures with electromechanical instability
Author(s): Tiefeng Li; Chi Li; Guoyong Mao; Zhanan Zou; Yilun Xie; Shaoxing Qu
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Stack design for portable artificial muscle generators: is it dangerous to be short and fat?
Author(s): Iain A. Anderson; Sam Rosset; Tom McKay; Herbert Shea
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An experimental and numerical approach to understand the effect of the IPMC composition on its sensing and energy harvesting behavior
Author(s): Barbar Akle; Reef Khairallah; Elio Challita
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Filled liquid silicone rubbers: possibilities and challenges
Author(s): Liyun Yu; Sindhu Vudayagiri; Shamsul Zakaria; Mohamed Yahia Benslimane; Anne Ladegaard Skov
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Electromechanical response of NCC-PEO composites
Author(s): Patrick S. Bass; Matthew Baltzell; Lin Zhang; Daihui Zhang; Maobing Tu; Zhongyang Cheng
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Stimuli-responsive hydrogel actuators (presentation video)
Author(s): Sina Naficy; Geoffrey M. Spinks; Gordon G. Wallace
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High stress actuation by dielectric elastomer with oil capsules
Author(s): Thanh-Giang La; Gih-Keong Lau; Li-Lynn Shiau; Adrian Wei Yee Tan
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Harvesting energy from a water flow through ionic polymer metal composites' buckling
Author(s): Filippo Cellini; Youngsu Cha; Maurizio Porfiri
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Design of an innovative dielectric elastomer actuator for space applications
Author(s): Francesco Branz; Francesco Sansone; Alessandro Francesconi
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Towards shear tactile displays with DEAs
Author(s): Lars Espen Knoop; Jonathan Rossiter
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Bucky gel actuators optimization towards haptic applications
Author(s): Grzegorz Bubak; Alberto Ansaldo; Luca Ceseracciu; Kenji Hata; Davide Ricci
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Highly sensitive resistive type single-axis tactile sensor with liquid pocket
Author(s): Seonggi Kim; Baek-chul Kim; Jiyeon Jung; Ja Choon Koo; Hyouk Ryeol Choi; Hyungpil Moon
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Novel dielectric elastomer sensors for compression load detection
Author(s): Holger Böse; Eric Fuß
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Optimized control of a flyback-converter for bidirectional feeding of DEAP transducers
Author(s): Thorben Hoffstadt; Jürgen Maas
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Artificial muscles of dielectric elastomers attached to artificial tendons of functionalized carbon fibers
Author(s): Zhihang Ye; Md. Shahnewaz Sabit Faisal; Ramazan Asmatulu; Zheng Chen
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Stretch sensors for human body motion
Author(s): Ben O'Brien; Todd Gisby; Iain A. Anderson
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Electromechanical sensing of ionic polymer metal composites
Author(s): Youngsu Cha; Filippo Cellini; Maurizio Porfiri
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Enabling large scale capacitive sensing for dielectric elastomers
Author(s): Daniel Xu; Thomas G. McKay; Silvain Michel; Iain A. Anderson
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Identification of the mechanical state of DEAP transducers based on integrated DEAP sensors
Author(s): Thorben Hoffstadt; Martin Griese; Jürgen Maas
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Highly sensitive proximity and tactile sensor based on composite with dielectric elastomer and carbon microcoils
Author(s): Tien D. Nguyen; Junwoo Park; Choonghan Lee; Canh T. Nguyen; Dong-hyuk Lee; Uikyum Kim; Hoa Phung; Jae-do Nam; Ja Choon Koo; Hyungpil Moon; Hyouk R. Choi
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The effect of converter efficiency on DEAP-based energy conversion: an overview and optimization method
Author(s): Rick van Kessel; Ambroise Wattez; Pavol Bauer
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DEAP-based energy harvesting using vortex-induced vibrations
Author(s): Thorben Hoffstadt; Robert Heinze; Tim Wahl; Frank Kameier; Jürgen Maas
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Loading system mechanism for dielectric elastomer generators with equi-biaxial state of deformation
Author(s): M. Fontana; G. Moretti; B. Lenzo; R. Vertechy
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In-tank tests of a dielectric elastomer generator for wave energy harvesting
Author(s): R. Vertechy; M. Fontana; G. P. Rosati Papini; D. Forehand
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Energy scavenging strain absorber: application to kinetic dielectric elastomer generator
Author(s): C. Jean-Mistral; M. Beaune; T. Vu-Cong; A. Sylvestre
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Challenges of using dielectric elastomer actuators to tune liquid lens
Author(s): Gih-Keong Keong; Thanh-Giang La; Li-Lynn Shiau; Adrian Wei Yee Tan
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High transparent shape memory gel
Author(s): Jin Gong; Masanori Arai; M. Hasnat Kabir; Masato Makino; Hidemitsu Furukawa
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Optical functionality of natural photonic structures on the transparent insect wings for bio-mimetic applications
Author(s): Pramod Kumar; Danish Shamoon; Kamal P. Singh
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Dielectric elastomer cantilever beam sensor
Author(s): Na Ni; Ling Zhang; Jinxiong Zhou; Yin Wang; Fan Liu
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Parallel input parallel output high voltage bi-directional converters for driving dielectric electro active polymer actuators
Author(s): P. Thummala; Z. Zhang; M. A. E. Andersen; S. Rahimullah
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Aluminum nanoparticle/acrylate copolymer nanocomposites for dielectric elastomers with high dielectric constants
Author(s): Wei Hu; Suki Naifang Zhang; Xiaofan Niu; Chao Liu; Qibing Pei
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How does static stretching decrease the dielectric constant of VHB 4910 elastomer?
Author(s): T. Vu-Cong; N. Nguyen-Thi; C. Jean-Mistral; A. Sylvestre
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Toward compression of small cell population: harnessing stress in passive regions of dielectric elastomer actuators
Author(s): Alexandre Poulin; Samuel Rosset; Herbert Shea
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Open-access dielectric elastomer material database
Author(s): R. Vertechy; M. Fontana; G. Stiubianu; M. Cazacu
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On the geometrical and mechanical multi-aspect optimization of PPy/MWCNT actuators
Author(s): Nazanin Khalili; Hani E. Naguib; Roy H. Kwon
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Non-linear time variant model intended for polypyrrole-based actuators
Author(s): Meisam Farajollahi; John D. W. Madden; Farrokh Sassani
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Robust control of a trilayer conducting polymer actuator
Author(s): M. Itik; Fatma D. Ulker; G. Alici
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Carbide-derived carbon (CDC) linear actuator properties in combination with conducting polymers
Author(s): Rudolf Kiefer; Nihan Aydemir; Janno Torop; Paul A. Kilmartin; Tarmo Tamm; Friedrich Kaasik; Arko Kesküla; Jadranka Travas-Sejdic; Alvo Aabloo
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Development, analysis, and comparison of electromechanical properties of Bucky paper IPMC actuator
Author(s): Balaji Sivasubramanian; Daewon Kim
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Buckling of an ionic polymer metal composite shell under uniaxial compression
Author(s): Linfeng Shen; Youngsu Cha; Adel Shams; Maurizio Porfiri
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Force control of ionic polymer-metal composite actuators with carbon-based electrodes
Author(s): V. Vunder; M. Itik; A. Punning; A. Aabloo
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Colour gamuts in polychromatic dielectric elastomer artificial chromatophores
Author(s): Jonathan Rossiter; Andrew Conn; Antonio Cerruto; Amy Winters; Calum Roke
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A new bistable electroactive polymer for prolonged cycle lifetime of refreshable Braille displays
Author(s): Zhi Ren; Xiaofan Niu; Dustin Chen; Wei Hu; Qibing Pei
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Mechanism of stroke enhancement by coiling in carbon nanotube hybrid yarn artificial muscles (presentation video)
Author(s): Carter S. Haines; Márcio D. Lima; Na Li; Geoffrey M. Spinks; Javad Foroughi; John D. W. Madden; Shaoli Fang; Monica Jung De Andrade; Fatma Göktepe; Ozer Göktepe; Seyed Mohammad Mirvakili; Sina Naficy; Xavier Lepró; Jiyoung Oh; Mikhail E. Kozlov; Seon-Jeong Kim; Xiuru Xu; Gordon G. Wallace; Ray H. Baughman
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Artificial muscles on heat
Author(s): Thomas G. McKay; Dong Ki Shin; Steven Percy; Chris Knight; Scott McGarry; Iain A. Anderson
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Automated manufacturing process for DEAP stack-actuators
Author(s): Dominik Tepel; Thorben Hoffstadt; Jürgen Maas
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Dielectrophoresis-assisted electroconductive polymer-based fabrication of high surface area electrodes
Author(s): Victor H. Perez-Gonzalez; Vinh Ho; Lawrence Kulinsky; Sergio O. Martinez-Chapa
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3D printing for dielectric elastomers
Author(s): Andrew Creegan; Iain Anderson
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Conducting IPN actuator/sensor for biomimetic vibrissa system
Author(s): N. Festin; C. Plesse; P. Pirim; C. Chevrot; F. Vidal
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In situ measurements with CPC micro-actuators using SEM
Author(s): Friedrich Kaasik; Indrek Must; Enn Lust; Meelis Jürgens; Volker Presser; Andres Punning; Rauno Temmer; Rudolf Kiefer; Alvo Aabloo
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Evaluation of area strain response of dielectric elastomer actuator using image processing technique
Author(s): Raj Kumar Sahu; Koyya Sudarshan; Karali Patra; Shovan Bhaumik
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Artificial heart for humanoid robot
Author(s): Akshay Potnuru; Lianjun Wu; Yonas Tadesse
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Towards a deployable satellite gripper based on multisegment dielectric elastomer minimum energy structures
Author(s): O. A. Araromi; I. Gavrilovich; J. Shintake; S. Rosset; H. R. Shea
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The mechanical design of a humanoid robot with flexible skin sensor for use in psychiatric therapy
Author(s): Alec Burns; Yonas Tadesse
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Modeling of a PVDF based gesture controller using energy methods
Author(s): Kyle R. Van Volkinburg; Gregory N. Washington
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Multi degree of freedom IPMC sensor
Author(s): Tyler Stalbaum; Shelby E. Nelson; Viljar Palmre; Kwang J. Kim
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Optimal haptic feedback control of artificial muscles
Author(s): Daniel Chen; Thor Besier; Iain Anderson; Thomas McKay
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Soft segmented inchworm robot with dielectric elastomer muscles
Author(s): Andrew T. Conn; Andrew D. Hinitt; Pengchuan Wang
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Simple and strong: twisted silver painted nylon artificial muscle actuated by Joule heating
Author(s): Seyed M. Mirvakili; Ali Rafie Ravandi; Ian W Hunter; Carter S. Haines; Na Li; Javad Foroughi; Sina Naficy; Geoffrey M. Spinks; Ray H. Baughman; John D. W. Madden
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A tunable millimeter-wave phase shifter driven by dielectric elastomer actuators
Author(s): O. A. Araromi; P. Romano; S. Rosset; J. Perruisseau-Carrier; H. R. Shea
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A novel duct silencer using dielectric elastomer absorbers
Author(s): Zhenbo Lu; Yongdong Cui; Jian Zhu; Marco Debiasi
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Artificial vibrissae DEA-based module
Author(s): Tareq Assaf; Andrew Conn; Jonathan Rossiter; Peter Walters; Martin Pearson
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The effect of processing conditions on the crystal structure and electroactive properties of poly(vinylidene fluoride)/ multi-walled carbon nanotubes nanocomposites
Author(s): Lu Yang; Jinhao Qiu; Kongjun Zhu; Hongli Ji
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Novel encapsulation technique for incorporation of high permittivity fillers into silicone elastomers
Author(s): Piotr Mazurek; Søren Hvilsted; Anne Ladegaard Skov
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DEAP actuator and its high voltage driver for heating valve application
Author(s): L. Huang; L. F. Nørmølle; R. Sarban; E. N. Christiansen; Z. Zhang; M. A. E. Andersen
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The electrical breakdown of thin dielectric elastomers: thermal effects
Author(s): Shamsul Zakaria; Peter H. F. Morshuis; Mohamed Yahia Benslimane; Krist V. Gernaey; Anne Ladegaard Skov
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Inhomogeneous deformation of circular dielectric elastomer: simulation and experiment
Author(s): Yin Wang; Jinxiong Zhou; Xiaohong Wu; Ling Zhang; Na Ni; Fan Liu
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Autofocus fluid lens device construction and implementation of modified ionic polymer metal composite (IPMC) membrane actuators
Author(s): Rudolf Kiefer; Harti Kiveste; Andres Punning; Arko Kesküla; Tõnis Lulla; Alvo Aabloo
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Electrochemomechanical deformation (ECMD) of PPyDBS in free standing film formation and trilayer designs
Author(s): Nihan Aydemir; Tarmo Tamm; Jadranka Travas-Sejdic; Paul A. Kilmartin; Alvo Aabloo; Rudolf Kiefer
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Leakage current of a charge-controlled dielectric elastomer
Author(s): Junshi Zhang; Hualing Chen; Junjie Sheng; Lei Liu; Bo Li
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Experimental investigations on energy harvesting performance of dielectric elastomers
Author(s): Yongquan Wang; Xuejing Liu; Huanhuan Xue; Hualing Chen; Shuhai Jia
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Effect of temperature on the electric breakdown strength of dielectric elastomer
Author(s): Lei Liu; Hualing Chen; Junjie Sheng; Junshi Zhang; Yongquan Wang; Shuhai Jia
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Comparison of plasma treatment and sandblast preprocessing for IPMC actuator
Author(s): Chi Zhang; Hualing Chen; Yanjie Wang; Yongquan Wang; Shuhai Jia
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Force control of ionic polymer-metal composite actuators with cellular actuator method
Author(s): Yushiro Inoue; Norihiro Kamamichi
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Optimized deformation behavior of a dielectric elastomer generator
Author(s): Florentine Foerster; Helmut F. Schlaak
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Dynamic performance of silicone dielectric elastomer actuators with bi-stable buckled beams
Author(s): Davide Gatti; Cameron Tropea; Helmut F. Schlaak
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Dielectric elastomer bending actuator: experiment and theoretical analysis
Author(s): Jinrong Li; Liwu Liu; Yanju Liu; Jinsong Leng
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Tactile feedback to the palm using arbitrarily shaped DEA
Author(s): Holger Mößinger; Henry Haus; Michaela Kauer; Helmut F. Schlaak
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Dielectric elastomer based active layer for macro-scaled industrial application in roto-flexographic printing
Author(s): F. Pinto; G. D'Oriano; M. Meo
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Complaint liquid metal electrodes for dielectric elastomer actuators
Author(s): Lauren R. Finkenauer; Carmel Majidi
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An investigation of electrochemomechanical actuation of conductive Polyacrylonitrile (PAN) nanofiber composites
Author(s): Mark A. Gonzalez; Wayne W. Walter
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Design and fabrication of an IPMC-embedded tube for minimally invasive surgery applications
Author(s): Jiayu Liu; Yanjie Wang; Dongxu Zhao; Chi Zhang; Hualing Chen; Dichen Li
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Electroactive polymers with giant electromechanical response (presentation video)
Author(s): Qiming M. Zhang; Mehdi Ghaffari; Yan Zhou; Chad Welsh; Rodney S. Ruoff
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Sequential growth and monitoring of a polypyrrole actuator system
Author(s): J. C Sarrazin; Stephen A. Mascaro
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Electrode of ionic polymer-metal composite sensors: modeling and experimental investigation
Author(s): Qi Shen; Kwang J. Kim; Tianmiao Wang
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Characterization of close-loop performance of double drive modes unimorph deformable mirror
Author(s): Ying Liu; Jianqing Ma; Junjie Chen; Baoqing Li; Jiaru Chu
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