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PROCEEDINGS VOLUME 9430

Electroactive Polymer Actuators and Devices (EAPAD) 2015
Editor(s): Yoseph Bar-Cohen
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Volume Number: 9430
Date Published: 5 May 2015
Softcover: 77 papers (704) pages
ISBN: 9781628415339

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Front Matter: Volume 9430
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Reducing laser speckle with electroactive polymer actuators
Author(s): Chauncey Graetzel; Marcel Suter; Manuel Aschwanden
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Analyses and comparison of an energy harvesting system for dielectric elastomer generators using a passive harvesting concept: the voltage-clamped multi-phase system
Author(s): Rick van Kessel; Ambroise Wattez; Pavol Bauer
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Comparison of bidirectional power electronics with unidirectional topologies using active discharging circuits for feeding DEAP transducer
Author(s): Thorben Hoffstadt; Jürgen Maas
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Electronics drivers for high voltage dielectric electro active polymer (DEAP) applications
Author(s): Zhe Zhang; Michael A. E. Andersen
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Towards fast, reliable, and manufacturable DEAs: miniaturized motor and Rupert the rolling robot
Author(s): Samuel Rosset; Herbert Shea
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Dielectric materials, design, and realization
Author(s): Dorina M. Opris; Jose Enrico Q. Quinsaat; Simon Dünki; Yee Song Ko; Mihaela Alexandru; Carmen Racles; Frank A. Nüesch
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Strain-dependent characterization of electrode and polymer network of electrically activated polymer actuators
Author(s): Tino Töpper; Bekim Osmani; Florian M. Weiss; Carla Winterhalter; Fabian Wohlfender; Vanessa Leung; Bert Müller
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Performance prediction of circular dielectric electro-active polymers membrane actuators with various geometries
Author(s): Steffen Hau; Alexander York; Stefan Seelecke
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Characterization of the dielectric breakdown field strength of PDMS thin films: thickness dependence and electrode shape
Author(s): Florentine Förster-Zügel; Tanja Grotepaß; Helmut F. Schlaak
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Thermal behavior of ionic electroactive polymer actuators
Author(s): Andres Punning; Indrek Must; Urmas Johanson; Alvo Aabloo
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Modeling of the time-dependent strain response of electroactive NCC-PEO and PVDF composites
Author(s): Patrick S. Bass; Lauchlin Blue; Lin Zhang; Mi Li; ZhongYang Cheng; Maobing Tu
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A physics-based model for actuation and sensing of ionic polymer metal composites
Author(s): Youngsu Cha; Maurizio Porfiri
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Development and characterization of an IPMC hair-like transducer
Author(s): Barbar J. Akle; Elio Challita; Nady Khairalah
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Electromechanical characterization of a new synthetic rubber membrane for dielectric elastomer transducers
Author(s): R. Vertechy; M. Fontana
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Silicone films with high stiffness and increasing permittivity through dipole-grafting
Author(s): Martin Bluemke; Michael Wegener; Hartmut Krueger
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Large-strain, high-stress tubular dielectric elastomer actuator with high pre-stretch and oil encapsulation
Author(s): Gih-Keong Lau; Desmond D. Tan; Thanh-Giang La
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The characterization of silicone type dielectric elastomer filled with nano sized BaTiO3 particles
Author(s): Liwu Liu; Wei Zhang; Tao Bo; Wei Zhao; Xiongfei Lv; Jinrong Li; Zhen Zhang
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High speed electromechanical response of ionic microactuators
Author(s): Ali Maziz; Cedric Plesse; Caroline Soyer; Eric Cattan; Frederic Vidal
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Measuring blocking force to interpret ionic mechanisms within bucky-gel actuators
Author(s): Karl Kruusamäe; Takushi Sugino; Kinji Asaka
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A power-autonomous self-rolling wheel using ionic and capacitive actuators
Author(s): Indrek Must; Toomas Kaasik; Inna Baranova; Urmas Johanson; Andres Punning; Alvo Aabloo
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Long-term behavior of ionic electroactive polymer actuators in variable humidity conditions
Author(s): V. Vunder; A. Punning; A. Aabloo
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Long-term degradation of the ionic electroactive polymer actuators
Author(s): Andres Punning; Indrek Must; Inga Põldsalu; Veiko Vunder; Friedrich Kaasik; Rauno Temmer; Alvo Aabloo
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High energy density interpenetrating networks from ionic networks and silicone
Author(s): Liyun Yu; Frederikke B. Madsen; Søren Hvilsted; Anne L. Skov
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Cross-linked carbon nanotubes buckygel actuators: an in-depth study
Author(s): David Gendron; Grzegorz Bubak; Luca Ceseracciu; Alberto Ansaldo; Davide Ricci
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Parylene coated carbon nanotube actuators for tactile stimulation
Author(s): Grzegorz Bubak; Alberto Ansaldo; David Gendron; Luca Brayda; Luca Ceseracciu; Davide Ricci
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Interfacing dielectric elastomer actuators with liquids
Author(s): Alexandre Poulin; Luc Maffli; Samuel Rosset; Herbert Shea
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Silicone elastomers with high dielectric permittivity and high dielectric breakdown strength based on tunable functionalized copolymers
Author(s): Frederikke Bahrt Madsen; Liyun Yu; Anders Egede Daugaard; Søren Hvilsted; Anne Ladegaard Skov
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Elastomer modulus and dielectric strength scaling with sample thickness
Author(s): Kent Larson
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Dielectric elastomer actuators as self-sensing devices: a new method of superimposing actuating and sensing signals
Author(s): Maximilian Landgraf; Ulrich Zorell; Thomas Wetzel; Sebastian Reitelshöfer; In Seong Yoo; Jörg Franke
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Leakage current and stability of acrylic elastomer subjected to high DC voltage
Author(s): S. Hammami ; C. Jean-Mistral; F. Jomni; O. Gallot-Lavallée; P. Rain; B. Yangui; A. Sylvestre
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Soft linear electroactive polymer actuators based on polypyrrole
Author(s): Ali Maziz; Alexandre Khaldi; Nils-Krister Persson; Edwin W. H. Jager
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Sequential growth for lifetime extension in biomimetic polypyrrole actuator systems
Author(s): J. C. Sarrazin; Stephen A. Mascaro
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Fabrication of ion-conducting carbon-polymer composite electrodes by spin-coating
Author(s): Inga Põldsalu; Sven-Erik Mändmaa; Anna-Liisa Peikolainen; Arko Kesküla; Alvo Aabloo
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Stacking trilayers to increase force generation
Author(s): Meisam Farajollahi; Saeede Ebrahimi Takallo; Vincent Woehling; Adelyne Fannir; Cédric Plesse; Frédéric Vidal; Farrokh Sassani; John D. W. Madden
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Solvent and electrolyte effects in PPyDBS free standing films
Author(s): Rudolf Kiefer; Jose Gabriel Martinez; Toribio F. Otero; Arko Kesküla; Friedrich Kaasik; Madis Harjo; Robert Valner; Vishwaja Vaddepally; Anna-Liisa Peikolainen; Alvo Aabloo
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Super soft silicone elastomers with high dielectric permittivity
Author(s): Frederikke Bahrt Madsen; Liyun Yu; Søren Hvilsted; Anne Ladegaard Skov
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Simple casting based fabrication of PEDOT:PSS-PVDF-ionic liquid soft actuators
Author(s): Aiva Simaite; Bertrand Tondu; Fabrice Mathieu; Philippe Souéres; Christian Bergaud
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Three dimensional responsive structure of tough hydrogels
Author(s): Xuxu Yang; Chunxin Ma; Chi Li; Yuhan Xie; Xiaoqiang Huang; Yongbin Jin; Ziqi Zhu; Junjie Liu; Tiefeng Li
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Improved actuation strain of PDMS-based DEA materials chemically modified with softening agents
Author(s): Miriam Biedermann; Martin Blümke; Michael Wegener; Hartmut Krüger
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Modeling and simulation of transport phenomena in ionic gels
Author(s): Peter Leichsenring; Thomas Wallmersperger
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Maximizing strain in miniaturized dielectric elastomer actuators
Author(s): Samuel Rosset; Oluwaseun Araromi; Herbert Shea
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Micro-mechanics of ionic electroactive polymer actuators
Author(s): Andres Punning; Inga Põldsalu; Friedrich Kaasik; Veiko Vunder; Alvo Aabloo
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Finite element analysis of multilayer DEAP stack-actuators
Author(s): Stefan Kuhring; Dominik Uhlenbusch; Thorben Hoffstadt; Jürgen Maas
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Numerical study on 3D composite morphing actuators
Author(s): Kazuma Oishi; Makoto Saito; Nishita Anandan; Kevin Kadooka; Minoru Taya
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Use of aligned fibers to enhance the performance of dielectric elastomer inchworm robots
Author(s): Samuel Shian; Katia Bertoldi; David R. Clarke
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A passive autofocus system by using standard deviation of the image on a liquid lens
Author(s): Pejman Rasti; Arko Kesküla; Henry Haus; Helmut F. Schlaak; Gholamreza Anbarjafari; Alvo Aabloo; Rudolf Kiefer
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Soft, flexible micromanipulators comprising polypyrrole trilayer microactuators
Author(s): Alexandre Khaldi; Ali Maziz; Gursel Alici; Geoffrey M. Spinks; Edwin W. H. Jager
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DEA for soft robotics: 1-gram actuator picks up a 60-gram egg
Author(s): Jun Shintake; Samuel Rosset; Bryan Schubert; Stefano Mintchev; Dario Floreano; Herbert Shea
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Electroactive 3D materials for cardiac tissue engineering
Author(s): Amy Gelmi; Jiabin Zhang; Artur Cieslar-Pobuda; Monika K. Ljunngren; Marek Jan Los; Mehrdad Rafat; Edwin W. H. Jager
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Fiber-reinforced dielectric elastomer laminates with integrated function of actuating and sensing
Author(s): Tiefeng Li; Yuhan Xie; Chi Li; Xuxu Yang; Yongbin Jin; Junjie Liu; Xiaoqiang Huang
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Nylon coil actuator operating temperature range and stiffness
Author(s): Soheil Kianzad; Milind Pandit; Addie Bahi; Ali Rafiee; Frank Ko; Geoffrey M. Spinks; John D. W. Madden
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Modeling of a corrugated dielectric elastomer actuator for artificial muscle applications
Author(s): Kevin Kadooka; Minoru Taya; Keishi Naito; Makoto Saito
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Novel dielectric elastomer structure of soft robot
Author(s): Chi Li; Yuhan Xie; Xiaoqiang Huang; Junjie Liu; Yongbin Jin; Tiefeng Li
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Kinematics and control of redundant robotic arm based on dielectric elastomer actuators
Author(s): Francesco Branz; Andrea Antonello; Andrea Carron; Ruggero Carli; Alessandro Francesconi
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Bio-inspired artificial muscle structure for integrated sensing and actuation
Author(s): Zhihang Ye; Md. Shahnewaz Sabit Faisal; Ramazan Asmatulu; Zheng Chen
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Localised strain sensing of dielectric elastomers in a stretchable soft-touch musical keyboard
Author(s): Daniel Xu; Andreas Tairych; Iain A. Anderson
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Transparent and conformal 'piezoionic' touch sensor
Author(s): Mirza S. us Sarwar; Yuta Dobashi; Ettore Glitz; Meisam Farajollahi; Shahriar Mirabbasi; Sina Naficy; Geoffrey M. Spinks; John D. W. Madden
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Follicular DEAs for two-way tactile communication
Author(s): Lars Espen Knoop; Jonathan Rossiter; Tareq Assaf
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Influence of design and material properties on the performance of dielectric elastomer compression sensors
Author(s): Holger Böse; Eric Fuß; Philipp Lux
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Gel chemical transistor
Author(s): Masanori Arai; Jin Gong; Masato Makino; M. Hasnat Kabir; Hidemitsu Furukawa
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A dielectric elastomer actuator coupled with water: snap-through instability and giant deformation
Author(s): Hareesh Godaba; Choon Chiang Foo; Zhi Qian Zhang; Boo Cheong Khoo; Jian Zhu
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Effect of mass loading on ionic polymer metal composite actuators and sensors
Author(s): Sakthi Swarrup J.; Ranjan Ganguli
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Transmission line circuit model of a PPy based trilayer mechanical sensor
Author(s): Nazanin Khalili; Hani E. Naguib; Roy H. Kwon
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Thin-film dielectric elastomer sensors to measure the contraction force of smooth muscle cells
Author(s): O. Araromi; A. Poulin; S. Rosset; M. Favre; M. Giazzon; C. Martin-Olmos; M. Liley; H. Shea
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Humidity micro switch based on humidity-sensitive polymers
Author(s): C. Bellmann; A. Steinke; T. Frank; G. Gerlach
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Development of compact slip detection sensor using dielectric elastomer
Author(s): Jae-young Choi; Do-Yeon Hwang; Baek-chul Kim; Hyungpil Moon; Hyouk Ryeol Choi; Ja Choon Koo
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Comprehensive modeling of ionic polymer-metal composite actuators based upon variable surface resistance and underlying physics of the polymer membrane
Author(s): Qi Shen; Viljar Palmre; Tyler Stalbaum; Kwang J. Kim
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Adhesion promoters for large scale fabrication of dielectric elastomer stack transducers (DESTs) made of pre-fabricated dielectric films
Author(s): T. Grotepaß; F. Förster-Zügel; H. Mößinger; H. F. Schlaak
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Facile hydrophobicity/hydrophilicity modification of SMP surface based on metal constrained cracking
Author(s): Yu Han; Peng Li; Liangyu Zhao; Wenxin Wang; Jinsong Leng; Peng Jin
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Design and fabrication of stretchable proximity-tactile sensor using carbon micro coils
Author(s): Junwoo Park; Tien Dat Nguyen; Uikyum Kim; Dong-Hyuk Lee; Canh Toan Nguyen; Hoa Phung; Jaedo Nam; Hyungpil Moon; Ja Choon Koo; Hyouk Ryeol Choi
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Poleable nanoparticles as fillers towards non-linear optically active actuators
Author(s): Yee Song Ko; Frank A. Nüesch; Dorina M. Opris
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Natural melanin composites by layer-by-layer assembly
Author(s): Taesik Eom; Bong Sub Shim
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Variable stiffness and recruitment using nylon actuators arranged in a pennate configuration
Author(s): Soheil Kianzad; Milind Pandit; Johnathan D. Lewis; Alexander R. Berlingeri; Karl J. Haebler; John D. W. Madden
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A multi-segment soft actuator for biomedical applications based on IPMCs
Author(s): Dongxu Zhao; Yanjie Wang; Jiayu Liu; Meng Luo; Dichen Li; Hualing Chen
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Novel composite piezoelectric material for energy harvesting applications
Author(s): Giedrius Janusas; Asta Guobiene; Arvydas Palevicius; Igoris Prosycevas; Sigita Ponelyte; Valentinas Baltrusaitis; Rokas Sakalys
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Electrical properties of nanoscale metallic thin films on dielectric elastomer at various strain rates
Author(s): Md. Shahnewaz Sabit Faisal; Zhihang Ye; Zheng Chen; Ramazan Asmatulu
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Electrospun carbon nanofibers for improved electrical conductivity of fiber reinforced composites
Author(s): Ibrahim M. Alarifi; Abdulaziz Alharbi; Waseem S. Khan; Ramazan Asmatulu
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