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Research on soft active materials
Giant voltage-induced deformation of a dielectric elastomer under a constant pressure
Natural rubber for sustainable high-power energy generation.
A semi-explicit finite element method for dynamic analysis of dielectric elastomers.
Highly deformable actuators made of dielectric elastomers clamped by rigid rings
Cyclic performance of dielectric elastomer actuators with solid hydrogel electrodes
Stretchable, transparent, ionic conductors
Dielectric elastomer actuators with elastomeric electrodes
Performance of dissipative dielectric elastomer generators
Giant, voltage-actuated deformation of a dielectric elastomer under dead load
Model of dissipative dielectric elastomers
A gel that is clearly revolutionary
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Transparent gel speaker plays music through the magic of ionic conduction
Reported on Engadget.
This “ionic” speaker is stretchable, see-through and mind-blowing
Reported on Gizmodo
Transparent artificial muscle plays Grieg to prove a point
Gel-based audio speaker demonstrates capabilities of ionic conductors, long thought limited in application. 29.08.13 |
Harvard SEAS release