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22 - 26 March 2021
Conference 11587
Electroactive Polymer Actuators and Devices (EAPAD) XXIII
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Welcome and Introduction
Session Plen: Monday Plenary Session
Generation of higher harmonics and their application to material characterization (Plenary Presentation) Presentation
Paper 11593-500
Monday, 22 March 2021 • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM PDTLIVE EVENT Author(s): Laurence J. Jacobs, Georgia Institute of Technology (United States)
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Aerospace materials 2030: challenges and opportunities (Plenary Presentation) Presentation
Paper 11591-500
Monday, 22 March 2021 • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM PDTLIVE EVENT Author(s): Richard A. Vaia, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)
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Session Plen: Tuesday Plenary Session
Additive-manufacturing-driven: nanocomposite-inspired sensing for new era of structural health monitoring (Plenary Presentation) Presentation
Paper 11593-501
Tuesday, 23 March 2021 • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM PDTLIVE EVENT Author(s): Zhongqing Su, The Hong Kong Polytechnic Univ. (Hong Kong, China)
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Stretchable electronics for ubiquitous physiological monitoring (Plenary Presentation) Presentation
Paper 11586-500
Tuesday, 23 March 2021 • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM PDTLIVE EVENT Author(s): Michelle Khine, Univ. of California, Irvine (United States)
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Session Plen: Wednesday Plenary Session
Integrative smart systems: a call to action (Plenary Presentation) Presentation
Paper 11588-500
Wednesday, 24 March 2021 • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM PDTLIVE EVENT Author(s): Diann E. Brei, Univ. of Michigan (United States)
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Research topics on ultrasonic testing of materials and structures (Plenary Presentation) Presentation
Paper 11586-502
Wednesday, 24 March 2021 • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM PDTLIVE EVENT Author(s): Francesco Lanza di Scalea, Univ. of California, San Diego (United States)
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Session Plen: Thursday Plenary Session
Smart structures: a dance between collaboration, creativity, and commerce (Plenary Presentation) Presentation
Paper 11586-503
Thursday, 25 March 2021 • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM PDTLIVE EVENT Author(s): George A. Lesieutre, The Pennsylvania State Univ. (United States)
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3D concrete printing: past, present, and future (Plenary Presentation) Presentation
Paper 11586-501
Thursday, 25 March 2021 • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM PDTLIVE EVENT Author(s): Richard Buswell, Loughborough Univ. (United Kingdom)
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Session Key: Keynote Session
Session Chairs:
Iain A. Anderson, The Univ. of Auckland (New Zealand) ;
Herbert R. Shea, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland)
Optoelectronic sensing of the deformation of soft robots, and their electrohydraulic power (Keynote Presentation) Presentation
Paper 11587-1
Monday, 22 March 2021 • 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM PDTLIVE EVENT Author(s): Robert F. Shepherd, Cornell Univ. (United States)
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Session 1: Electrohydraulic Actuators and Modeling I
Session Chairs:
Iain A. Anderson, The Univ. of Auckland (New Zealand) ;
Herbert R. Shea, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland)
Dynamics of electrohydraulic HASEL actuators Presentation
Paper 11587-2
Author(s): Philipp Rothemund, Sophie Kirkman, Univ. of Colorado Boulder (United States); Christoph Keplinger, Max-Planck-Institut für Intelligente Systeme (Germany)
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Electromechanical model for planar HASEL actuators Presentation
Paper 11587-3
Author(s): Sophie Kirkman, Philipp Rothemund, Eric Acome, Univ. of Colorado Boulder (United States)
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Session 2: Electrohydraulic Actuators and Modeling II
Session Chairs:
Iain A. Anderson, The Univ. of Auckland (New Zealand) ;
Herbert R. Shea, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland)
COMSOL modelling of HASEL actuators and their applications in robotic systems Presentation
Paper 11587-4
Author(s): Alexandrea Washington, Zakai Olsen, Taeseon Hwang, Univ. of Nevada, Las Vegas (United States); Ji Su, NASA Langley (United States); Kwang Jin Kim, Univ. of Nevada, Las Vegas (United States)
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Session 3: DE Multi-physics Sensing
Session Chairs:
Jürgen Maas, Technische Univ. Berlin (Germany) ;
Marco Fontana, Univ. degli Studi di Trento (Italy)
Detection of biofouling via surface instabilities of dielectric elastomer Presentation
Paper 11587-5
Author(s): Sara Krpovic, Kim Dam-Johansen, Anne Ladegaard Skov, Technical Univ. of Denmark (Denmark); Samuel Rosset, Iain A. Anderson, The Univ. of Auckland (New Zealand)
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Novel dielectric elastomer sensors for the measurement of elevated pressure loads Paper Presentation
Paper 11587-6
Author(s): Holger Böse, Jinchao Liu, Thomas Gerlach, Fraunhofer-Institut für Silicatforschung ISC (Germany)
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Pneumatic artificial muscles embedded with dielectric elastomer sensor Paper Presentation
Paper 11587-7
Author(s): Ryo Kanno, Shuya Watanabe, Keita Shimizu, Jun Shintake, The Univ. of Electro-Communications (Japan)
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Jumping into virtual reality with dielectric elastomer sensors Paper Presentation
Paper 11587-8
Author(s): Derek Orbaugh, Christopher R. Walker, Samuel Rosset, Iain A. Anderson, The Univ. of Auckland (New Zealand)
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Session Demo: EAP-In-Action Demonstration Session

Moderator: Yoseph Bar-Cohen, Jet Propulsion Lab. (USA)

This session highlights some of the latest capabilities and applications of Electroactive Polymers (EAP) materials where the attendees are shown demonstrations of these materials in action. The first Human/EAP Robot Armwrestling Contest was held during this session of the 2005 EAPAD conference.
Demo: Dielectric elastomers: new materials and new applications Presentation
Paper 11587-9
Author(s): Roshan Plamthottam, Ye Shi, Erin Askounis, Yu Qiu, Zihang Peng, Jinsung Kim, Qibing Pei, Univ. of California, Los Angeles (United States)
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EAP-in-Action: HAXELS: Hydraulically amplified mm-scale actuators for wearable haptics Presentation
Paper 11587-10
Author(s): Edouard Leroy, Herbert R. Shea, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland)
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Demo: Synthetic Muscle in robotics: extremely sensitive sensing
Paper 11587-13
Monday, 8 March 2021 • 5:30 PM - 5:45 PM PSTLIVE EVENT Author(s): Lenore Rasmussen, Peter N. Vicars, Calum Briggs, Tianyu Cheng, Ras Labs., Inc. (United States); Margot Meredith, Ras Labs. (United States)
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Demo - Multifunctional actuators and energy harvester based on the Electrostatic Bellow Muscle (EBM) Presentation
Paper 11587-75
Author(s): Ion-Dan Sîrbu, Univ. degli Studi di Trento (Italy); Giacomo Moretti, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna (Italy); Marco Bolignari, Luca Fambri, Univ. degli Studi di Trento (Italy); Rocco Vertechy, Univ. degli Studi di Bologna (Italy); Marco Fontana, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna (Italy)
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Session 4: Invited Session I
Session Chairs:
Jonathan M. Rossiter, Univ. of Bristol (United Kingdom) ;
Jinsong Leng, Harbin Institute of Technology (China)
Making stretchy dielectric, conductive, and semiconductor polymers (Invited Paper) Presentation
Paper 11587-14
Author(s): Qibing Pei, Univ. of California, Los Angeles (United States)
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Session 5: Gel Actuators
Session Chairs:
Cédric Plesse, Univ. de Cergy-Pontoise (France) ;
Il-Kwon Oh, KAIST (Korea, Republic of)
Window-opener as an example for environment measurement and combined actuation of smart hydrogels Paper Presentation
Paper 11587-15
Author(s): Adrian Ehrenhofer, TU Dresden (Germany); Martin Elstner, Covestro Deutschland AG (Germany); Angelos Filippatos, Maik Gude, Thomas Wallmersperger, TU Dresden (Germany)
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A multi-degree of freedom bending actuator based on a novel cylindrical polyvinyl chloride gel Presentation
Paper 11587-17
Author(s): Zachary Frank, Zakai Olsen, Taeseon Hwang, Kwang Jin Kim, Univ. of Nevada, Las Vegas (United States)
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State space mathematical modeling for mechanoelectrical transduction of Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) based sensors Presentation
Paper 11587-18
Author(s): Justin Neubauer, Kwang Jin Kim, Univ. of Nevada, Las Vegas (United States)
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Session 6: Thermal Influences
Session Chairs:
Jonathan M. Rossiter, Univ. of Bristol (United Kingdom) ;
Jinsong Leng, Harbin Institute of Technology (China)
Control of twisted-coiled actuators via multi-DOF PID Paper Presentation
Paper 11587-19
Author(s): Parisa Daemi, Mena Kamel, Jason Gharibo, Michael D. Naish, Ana Luisa Trejos, Aaron D. Price, Western Univ. (Canada)
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Supercoiled polymer-actuated pinch valve Paper Presentation
Paper 11587-20
Author(s): Konstantin L. Borissov, Henry Tran, John D. W. Madden, The Univ. of British Columbia (Canada)
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A 2D refreshable Braille display based on a stiffness variable polymer and pneumatic actuation Paper Presentation
Paper 11587-21
Author(s): Zhixin Xie, Jinsung Kim, Zihang Peng, Yu Qiu, Qibing Pei, Univ. of California, Los Angeles (United States)
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Session 7: Invited Session II
Session Chairs:
John D. W. Madden, The Univ. of British Columbia (Canada) ;
Aaron D. Price, Western Univ. (Canada)
Ionic EAPs in open-air: linear actuation and "dry" devices (Invited Paper) Presentation
Paper 11587-22
Author(s): Frederic Braz Ribeiro, Kätlin Rohtlaid, Giao T.M. Nguyen, CY Cergy Paris Université (France); Caroline Soyer, Univ. Polytechnique des Hauts de France, IEMN (France); Ngoc Tan Nguyen, The Univ. of British Columbia (Canada); Alexander Shaplov, Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (Luxembourg); John Madden, University of British Columbia (Canada); Eric Cattan, Univ. Polytechnique des Hauts de France (France); Frederic Vidal, Cédric Plesse, CY Cergy Paris Université (France)
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Session 8: Multilayer DE Actuators
Session Chairs:
Christoph Keplinger, Univ. of Colorado Boulder (United States) ;
Qibing Pei, Univ. of California, Los Angeles (United States)
Characterization and modeling of an array of dielectric elastomer taxels Paper Presentation
Paper 11587-24
Author(s): Julian Neu, Sipontina Croce, Univ. des Saarlandes (Germany); Jonas Hubertus, Guenter Schultes, Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft des Saarlandes (Germany); Stefan Seelecke, Gianluca Rizzello, Univ. des Saarlandes (Germany)
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Multilayer dielectric elastomer unimorph actuators for self-folding shape-shifting surfaces Paper Presentation
Paper 11587-26
Author(s): Michael Gareis, Jürgen Maas, Technische Univ. Berlin (Germany)
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Fabrication and characterization of thin film-based multilayered dielectric elastomer stack transducers via submodules Paper
Paper 11587-27
Author(s): Andreas Hubracht, Ozan Cabuk, Tim Krüger, Jürgen Maas, Technische Univ. Berlin (Germany)
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Session 9: Ionic EAP I
Session Chairs:
John D. W. Madden, The Univ. of British Columbia (Canada) ;
Aaron D. Price, Western Univ. (Canada)
Block copolymer electrolyte for ionic electroactive artificial muscles Presentation
Paper 11587-28
Author(s): Van Hiep Nguyen, Il-Kwon Oh, KAIST (Korea, Republic of)
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An advanced measurement technique for tracing ions’ movement through electroactive polymers Presentation
Paper 11587-29
Author(s): Rassoul Tabassian, Manmatha Mahato, Il-Kwon Oh, KAIST (Korea, Republic of)
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Modeling, analysis and characterization of ionic electroactive polymers based tri-layer micro-actuators Paper Presentation
Paper 11587-30
Author(s): Sofiane Ghenna, Univ. Polytechnique Hauts-de-France (France), CNRS (France), Univ. de Lille (France); Laureline Seurre, Univ. Polytechnique Hauts-de-France (France); Caroline Soyer, Univ. Polytechnique Hauts-de-France (France), CNRS (France), Univ. de Lille (France); Helene Arena, Univ. Polytechnique Hauts-de-France (France); Sébastien Grondel, Univ. Polytechnique Hauts-de-France (France), CNRS (France), Univ. de Lille (France); Eric Cattan, Univ. Polytechnique Hauts-de-France (France), CNRS (France), Univ. de Lille (France)
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Trilayer conducting polymer transduction: device physics, modeling, and simulation Paper Presentation
Paper 11587-31
Author(s): Sébastien Grondel, Sofiane Ghenna, Caroline Soyer, Eric Cattan, Univ. Polytechnique Hauts-de-France (France), Institut d'Electronique de Microélectronique et de Nanotechnologie, CNRS (France), Univ. de Lille (France); John D. W. Madden, Ngoc Tan Nguyen, The Univ. of British Columbia (Canada)
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Session 10: Ionic EAP II
Session Chairs:
Sébastien Grondel, Univ. Polytechnique Hauts-de-France (France) ;
Eric Cattan, Institut d'Electronique de Microélectronique et de Nanotechnologie (France)
Modeling water motion in ionic polymer metal composites Paper Presentation
Paper 11587-32
Author(s): Alain Boldini, Maurizio Porfiri, NYU Tandon School of Engineering (United States)
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The role of cations on contactless actuation of perfluorinated ionomer membranes in salt solution Paper Presentation
Paper 11587-33
Author(s): Alain Boldini, NYU Tandon School of Engineering (United States); Youngsu Cha, Korea Institute of Science and Technology (Korea, Republic of); Maurizio Porfiri, NYU Tandon School of Engineering (United States)
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Hierarchical electroactive polypyrrole-carbon nanotube composite microstructures by high resolution vat polymerization and soft template electropolymerization Paper Presentation
Paper 11587-34
Author(s): Frederick B. Holness, Gerardo P. Guillén, Aaron D. Price, Western Univ. (Canada)
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Soft-template electrochemical polymerization for the advancement of electroactive polymer drug delivery systems Paper Presentation
Paper 11587-35
Author(s): Iryna Liubchak, Matthew T. Lawrence, Benjamin F. Holness, Aaron D. Price, Western Univ. (Canada)
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Synthetic Muscle Electroactive Polymer (EAP) pressure sensing and controlled shape-morphing for robotic grippers Paper Presentation
Paper 11587-36
Author(s): Calum Briggs, Tianyu Cheng, Margot Meredith, Peter N. Vicars, Ras Labs., Inc. (United States); Lenore Rasmussen, Ras Labs., Inc. (United States), Worcester Polytechnic Institute (United States); Alexander Zhong, Purdue Univ. (United States)
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Session 11: Silicone and Electrons
Session Chairs:
Stefan S. Seelecke, Lehrstuhl für intelligente Materialsysteme (Germany) ;
Maurizio Porfiri, NYU Tandon School of Engineering (United States)
High-permittivity silicone dielectric elastomers compatible with ionic liquid-grafted chloropropyl-silicone oil Paper Presentation
Paper 11587-37
Author(s): Zhaoqing Kang, Liyun Yu, Technical Univ. of Denmark (Denmark); Yi Nie, Suojiang Zhang, Institute of Process Engineering (China); Anne Ladegaard L. Skov, Technical Univ. of Denmark (Denmark)
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Super-stretchable silicone elastomer applied in low voltage actuators Paper Presentation
Paper 11587-38
Author(s): Pengpeng Hu, Jeppe Madsen, Anne Ladegaard L. Skov, Technical Univ. of Denmark (Denmark)
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Frequency dependent behavior of silicone slide-ring elastomers Paper Presentation
Paper 11587-39
Author(s): Jakob-Anhtu Tran, Jeppe Madsen, Anne Ladegaard L. Skov, Technical Univ. of Denmark (Denmark)
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Novel measurement setup for dielectric elastomer sensors enabling the detection of multiple load scenarios with integrated adjustment for scalable sensor sizes Paper Presentation
Paper 11587-40
Author(s): Sina Martin, Maximilian Schieber, Sebastian Reitelshöfer, Duc Pham, Jörg Franke, Friedrich-Alexander-Univ. Erlangen-Nürnberg (Germany)
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Effect of dielectrophoretic structuring on dielectric and piezoelectric behaviors of ZnO/PDMS microcomposite Paper Presentation
Paper 11587-41
Author(s): Xiaoting Zhang, Minh-Quyen Le, Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Lyon (France); Jean-francois Mogniotte, HYBRIA Institute of Business and Technologies (France); Jean-Fabien Capsal, Pierre-Jean Cottinet, Lionel Petit, Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Lyon (France)
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Session 13: Extending Dielectric Lifetime and Self-healing, Coating, and Electroding
Session Chairs:
Lenore Rasmussen, Ras Labs., Inc. (United States) ;
Stefan S. Seelecke, Lehrstuhl für intelligente Materialsysteme (Germany)
Autonomously self-healing dielectric elastomer actuators from thermoplastic polydimethylsiloxane elastomer Presentation
Paper 11587-42
Author(s): Seonghyeon Jeong, Technical Univ. of Denmark (Denmark), Sino-Danish Ctr. for Education and Research, Univ. of Chinese Academy of Sciences (China); Anders E. Daugaard, Technical Univ. of Denmark (Denmark)
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Protecting dielectric elastomers from the space environment with ultra high SPF sunscreen Presentation
Paper 11587-43
Author(s): Joseph Ashby, The Univ. of Auckland (New Zealand); Eduardo Trifoni, Joice Mathew, ANU National Space Test Facility (Australia); Iain A. Anderson, Samuel Rosset, The Univ. of Auckland (New Zealand); E.-F. Markus Henke, The Univ. of Auckland (New Zealand), TU Dresden (Germany)
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Effect of electrode composition and patterning method on the lifetime of silicone-based dielectric elastomer actuators (DEA) under different environmental conditions Paper Presentation
Paper 11587-44
Author(s): Fabio Beco Albuquerque, Herbert R. Shea, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland)
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Beware of your electrodes! how electrode materials and application processes impact the lifetime of slide-ring-material-based DEAs Paper Presentation
Paper 11587-45
Author(s): Djen T. Kühnel, Herbert R. Shea, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland)
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Session 14: Ionic EAP III
Session Chairs:
Frédéric Vidal, Univ. de Cergy-Pontoise (France) ;
Kwang Jin Kim, Univ. of Nevada, Las Vegas (United States)
Numerical simulation of conducting polymer actuators using diffusive elastic method Presentation
Paper 11587-46
Author(s): Erfan Taatizadeh, Saeedeh Ebrahimi Takalloo, John D. Madden, The Univ. of British Columbia (Canada)
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Memory effect and dynamics in PEDOT:PSS-based actuators under DC voltage Paper Presentation
Paper 11587-47
Author(s): Lauréline Seurre, Univ. Polytechnique Hauts-de-France (France), CNRS (France), Univ. de Lille (France); Sofiane Ghenna, Univ. Polytechnique Hauts-de-France (France), CNRS (France), Univ. de Lille (France); Hélène Aréna, Univ. Polytechnique Hauts-de-France, CNRS, Univ. Lille, Yncrea, Centrale Lille, UMR 8520 - IEMN DOAE (France); Caroline Soyer, Sébastien Grondel, Univ. Polytechnique Hauts-de-France (France), CNRS (France), Univ. de Lille (France); Cédric Plesse, Institut des Matériaux, Univ. de Cergy-Pontoise (France); Giao Tran Minh Nguyen, LPPI (France); Frédéric Vidal, Institut des Matériaux, Univ. de Cergy-Pontoise (France); Eric Cattan, Univ. Polytechnique Hauts-de-France (France), CNRS (France), Univ. de Lille (France)
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Dense carbon nanotube array-ionic electroactive polymer composite actuators Paper Presentation
Paper 11587-48
Author(s): Anna P. Skinner, Philip Cox, Justin J. Hill, Mainstream Engineering (United States)
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Session 15: Invited Session III
Session Chairs:
Ji Su, NASA Langley Research Ctr. (United States) ;
Ernst-Friedrich Markus Henke, The Univ. of Auckland (New Zealand)
Zipping and gripping: integrating small actuations for big problems (Invited Paper) Presentation
Paper 11587-49
Author(s): Jonathan M. Rossiter, Univ. of Bristol (United Kingdom)
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Session 16: Delectric Elastomers for Soft Robots, Cells, and Speakers
Session Chairs:
Jun Shintake, The Univ. of Electro-Communications (Japan) ;
Kentaro Takagi, Toyohashi Univ. of Technology (Japan)
Modeling and parameter identification of rolled dielectric elastomer actuators for soft robots Paper Presentation
Paper 11587-50
Author(s): Johannes Prechtl, Julian Kunze, Daniel Bruch, Stefan Seelecke, Gianluca Rizzello, Univ. des Saarlandes (Germany)
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Cost-efficient and high-precision HV amplifier for driving DE loudspeakers Paper Presentation
Paper 11587-52
Author(s): Samuel Junglas, Jürgen Maas, Technische Univ. Berlin (Germany)
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A multi-domain dynamical model for cone-shaped dielectric elastomer loudspeakers Paper Presentation
Paper 11587-53
Author(s): Giacomo Moretti, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna (Italy); Gianluca Rizzello, Univ. des Saarlandes (Germany); Marco Fontana, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna (Italy); Stefan Seelecke, Univ. des Saarlandes (Germany)
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Session 17: Tensegrity, Energy Harvesting
Session Chairs:
Ji Su, NASA Langley Research Ctr. (United States) ;
Kentaro Takagi, Toyohashi Univ. of Technology (Japan)
Active tensegrity structures based on dielectric elastomer actuators Paper Presentation
Paper 11587-54
Author(s): Shuya Watanabe, The Univ. of Electro-Communications (Japan); Yusuke Ikemto, Meijo Univ. (Japan); Jun Shintake, The Univ. of Electro-Communications (Japan)
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Electrostatic Bellow Muscle (EBM): flexible multipurpose electrostatic actuator and energy harvester based on fluid dielectric Presentation
Paper 11587-55
Author(s): Ion-Dan Sirbu, Univ. degli Studi di Trento (Italy); Giacomo Moretti, University of Saarland (Germany); Rocco Vertechy, Univ. degli Studi di Bologna (Italy); Sandra Dirè, Luca Fambri, Univ. degli Studi di Trento (Italy); Marco Fontana, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna (Italy)
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Session 18: DE Fabrication
Session Chairs:
Holger Böse, Fraunhofer-Institut für Silicatforschung ISC (Germany) ;
Anne L. Ladegaard Skov, Technical Univ. of Denmark (Denmark)
Fabrication of zipping electrostatic actuators incorporating inkjet-printed layers Paper Presentation
Paper 11587-57
Author(s): Giulio Grasso, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland); Samuel Rosset, University of Auckland (New Zealand); Herbert R. Shea, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland)
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Electrical and mechanical characterization of medical grade silicones as dielectric layers in aerosol jet printed dielectric elastomers Paper Presentation
Paper 11587-58
Author(s): Sina Martin, Marcus Himmler, Arne Bruns, Sebastian Reitelshöfer, Duc Pham, Dirk W. Schubert, Jörg Franke, Friedrich-Alexander-Univ. Erlangen-Nürnberg (Germany)
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Investigation of a deposition method for the application of electrode layers for dielectric elastomer transducers Paper Presentation
Paper 11587-59
Author(s): Ozan Cabuk, Jürgen Maas, Technische Univ. Berlin (Germany)
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Automated and scalable sheet-to-sheet manufacturing process for fabrication of dielectric elastomer laminates based on thin films Paper Presentation
Paper 11587-60
Author(s): Tim Krueger, Jürgen Maas, Technische Univ. Berlin (Germany)
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Experimental characterization of a multilayer silicone-based electroactive patch for gripper applications Paper Presentation
Paper 11587-61
Author(s): Marco Caselli, Nicolò Berdozzi, Lorenzo Agostini, Univ. degli Studi di Bologna (Italy); Marco Fontana, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna (Italy); Irene Fassi, Lorenzo Molinari Tosatti, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (Italy); Rocco Vertechy, Univ. degli Studi di Bologna (Italy)
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Session 19: Improving Dielectric Elastomer Performance
Session Chairs:
Iain A. Anderson, The Univ. of Auckland (New Zealand) ;
John D. W. Madden, The Univ. of British Columbia (Canada)
Challenge of creating high performance dielectric elastomers Paper Presentation
Paper 11587-62
Author(s): Seiki Chiba, Chiba Science Institute of Japan (Japan); Mikio Waki, Wits Inc. (Japan); Koji Ono, Ryu Hatano, Yoshihiro Taniyama, Shoma Tanaka, Eisuke Okada, Aisin AW Co., Ltd. (Japan); Kazuhiro Ohyama, Fukuoka Institute of Technology (Japan)
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On the electrode-elastomer patterns in dielectric elastomer actuator motion Paper Presentation
Paper 11587-64
Author(s): Stanislav Sikulskyi, Seng Loong Yu, Eduardo Rojas-Nastrucci, Daewon Kim, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Univ. (United States)
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Session 12: Poster Presentations
Session Chairs:
Samuel Rosset, The Univ. of Auckland (New Zealand) ;
Thomas Wallmersperger, TU Dresden (Germany)
High-performance moisture sensors applying dielectric elastomer Paper Poster Presentation
Paper 11587-65
Author(s): Seiki Chiba, Chiba Science Institute of Japan (Japan); Mikio Waki, Wits Inc. (Japan); Kazuhiro Ohyama, Fukuoka Institute of Technology (Japan)
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Electromechanical response of piezoelectric thin films subjected to large strain Paper Poster Presentation
Paper 11587-66
Author(s): Vivek T. Rathod, Hongbin Sun, Pradeep Ramuhalli, Oak Ridge National Lab. (United States)
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Self-clearable bilayer electrode for dielectric elastomer actuators Paper Poster Presentation
Paper 11587-67
Author(s): Zihang Peng, Ye Shi, Zhixin Xie, Yanji Li, Norris Chen, Qibing Pei, UCLA Samueli School of Engineering (United States)
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Fatigue life prediction of electroactive polymer strain sensor Paper Poster Presentation
Paper 11587-68
Author(s): Nitin Kumar Singh, Kazuto Takashima, Shyam S. Pandey, Kyushu Institute of Technology (Japan)
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A method to characterize the mechanical impedance of thin stacked DEAs by suspension and electrical excitation Paper Poster Presentation
Paper 11587-69
Author(s): Yuya Kitazaki, Nagoya Univ. (Japan); Kentaro Takagi, Toyohashi Univ. of Technology (Japan), Nagoya Univ. (Japan); Kota Kondo, Nagoya Univ. (Japan)
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Modal analysis of circular buckling dielectric elastomer transducers Paper Poster Presentation
Paper 11587-71
Author(s): Michael Gareis, Jürgen Maas, Technische Univ. Berlin (Germany)
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A proprioceptive DE sensor skin for a fish-like continuum robot Paper Presentation
Paper 11587-72
Author(s): Iain A. Anderson, Markus Haller, Christopher Walker, Derek Orbaugh, The Univ. of Auckland (New Zealand); Simon Freeman, Naval Undersea Warfare Center (United States); Samuel Rosset, The Univ. of Auckland (New Zealand)
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A mesoscopic level multi-scale approach to generate a complex polymer morphology Paper Poster Presentation
Paper 11587-74
Author(s): Qibang Liu, Agniprobho Mazumder, Kansas State Univ. (United States); Youqi Wang, Kansas State University (United States); Xiaojiang Xin, Kansas State Univ. (United States); Ji Su, NASA Langley Research Ctr. (United States)
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Conference Committee
Conference Chair
Conference Co-Chairs
Program Committee
  • Barbar J. Akle, Lebanese American Univ. (Lebanon)
  • Yoseph Bar-Cohen, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
  • Ray H. Baughman, The Univ. of Texas at Dallas (United States)
  • Holger Böse, Fraunhofer-Institut für Silicatforschung ISC (Germany)
  • Eric Cattan, Institut d'Electronique de Microélectronique et de Nanotechnologie (France)
  • Hyouk Ryeol Choi, Sungkyunkwan Univ. (Korea, Republic of)
  • Marco Fontana, Univ. degli Studi di Trento (Italy)
  • Edwin W. H. Jager, Linköping Univ. (Sweden)
  • Giedrius Janusas, Kaunas Univ. of Technology (Lithuania)
  • Martin Kaltenbrunner, Johannes Kepler Univ. Linz (Austria)
  • Christoph Keplinger, Univ. of Colorado Boulder (United States)
  • Kwang Jin Kim, Univ. of Nevada, Las Vegas (United States)
  • Soo Jin Adrian Koh, National Univ. of Singapore (Singapore)
  • Gabor M. Kovacs, EMPA (Switzerland)
  • Maarja Kruusmaa, Univ. of Tartu (Estonia)
  • Jinsong Leng, Harbin Institute of Technology (China)

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