PROCEEDINGS VOLUME 8340
SPIE SMART STRUCTURES AND MATERIALS + NONDESTRUCTIVE EVALUATION AND HEALTH MONITORING | 11-15 MARCH 2012
Electroactive Polymer Actuators and Devices (EAPAD) 2012
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SPIE SMART STRUCTURES AND MATERIALS + NONDESTRUCTIVE EVALUATION AND HEALTH MONITORING
11-15 March 2012
San Diego, California, United States
Front Matter
Proc. SPIE 8340, Front Matter: Volume 8340, 834001 (19 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.966008
EAP as Emerging Actuators I
Proc. SPIE 8340, The need for speed, 834004 (4 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.914623
EAP as Emerging Actuators II
Proc. SPIE 8340, Actuators, biomedicine, and cell-biology, 834006 (4 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.917428
Proc. SPIE 8340, Cutting the fat: artificial muscle oscillators for lighter, cheaper, and slimmer devices, 834008 (4 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.915117
Special Session: EAP Actuated Medical and Tactile Devices
Proc. SPIE 8340, Navigating conjugated polymer actuated neural probes in a brain phantom, 834009 (4 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.915244
Proc. SPIE 8340, Designing micro- and nanostructures for artificial urinary sphincters, 83400A (4 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.914649
Proc. SPIE 8340, Standing wave tube electro active polymer wave energy converter, 83400C (5 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.934222
Proc. SPIE 8340, Molecular engineering of polymer actuators for biomedical and industrial use, 83400D (4 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.917495
Proc. SPIE 8340, Tactile display with rigid coupling, 83400E (4 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.915059
Proc. SPIE 8340, Dielectric elastomer vibrissal system for active tactile sensing, 83400F (4 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.915425
Proc. SPIE 8340, A dynamic physics-based model for base-excited IPMC sensors, 83400H (4 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.915753
Ionic EAP I: Conducting, IMC, and Gels
Proc. SPIE 8340, Applications of scanned pipettes to the localized characterization of actuating conducting polymers: an SICM design for simultaneous ion flux and topography measurements, 83400I (4 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.917565
Proc. SPIE 8340, Patterning process and actuation in open air of micro-beam actuator based on conducting IPNs, 83400J (4 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.915086
Proc. SPIE 8340, How to improve electrochemomechanical strain in conducting polymers, 83400K (4 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.917879
Ionic EAP II: Conducting, IMC, and Gels
Proc. SPIE 8340, Influence of micro- and nanofillers on electro-mechanical performance of silicone EAPs, 83400M (4 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.912114
Proc. SPIE 8340, Physics-based electromechanical model of IPMC considering various underlying currents, 83400P (4 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.915919
Proc. SPIE 8340, Multi-physical modeling for electro-transport and deformation of ionic polymer metal composites, 83400Q (4 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.913020
Proc. SPIE 8340, Bistable electroactive polymer for refreshable Braille display with improved actuation stability, 83400R (4 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.915069
Nanotubes and Nanotechnology
Proc. SPIE 8340, CNT/conductive polymer composites for low-voltage driven EAP actuators, 83400T (4 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.914759
Proc. SPIE 8340, Ionic EAP transducers with amorphous nanoporous carbon electrodes, 83400V (4 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.915136
Dielectric Elastomers
Proc. SPIE 8340, Novel DEA materials by chemical grafting of silicone networks on molecular level, 83400Y (4 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.914773
Proc. SPIE 8340, Modeling and characterization of stiffness controlled robotic legs using dielectric elastomers, 83400Z (4 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.919870
Proc. SPIE 8340, A framework to investigate instabilities of homogeneous and composite dielectric elastomer actuators, 834010 (4 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.915340
Proc. SPIE 8340, Out-of-plane motion of a planar dielectric elastomer actuator with distributed stiffeners, 834011 (4 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.917494
Electronics and Electrodes
Proc. SPIE 8340, Compliant composite electrodes and large strain bistable actuation, 834012 (4 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.915518
Proc. SPIE 8340, Super-compliant metallic electrodes for electroactive polymer actuators, 834013 (4 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.918274
Proc. SPIE 8340, Actuated strains in excess of 100 percent in dielectric elastomer actuators using silver film electrodes, 834014 (4 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.915410
Proc. SPIE 8340, Transferring electrical energy between dielectric elastomer actuators, 834015 (4 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.915472
Proc. SPIE 8340, Self-clearing dielectric elastomer actuators using charcoal-powder electrodes, 834016 (4 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.915493
Proc. SPIE 8340, Low-voltage bending actuators from carbide-derived carbon improved with gold foil, 834017 (4 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.915029
Proc. SPIE 8340, Bidirectional power electronics for driving dielectric elastomer transducers, 834018 (4 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.913272
Sensors
Proc. SPIE 8340, Carbon-polymer-ionic liquid composite as a motion sensor, 834019 (4 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.915268
Proc. SPIE 8340, Microfabrication of IPMC cilia for bio-inspired flow sensing, 83401A (4 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.917525
Characterization
Proc. SPIE 8340, Large amplitude oscillatory measurements as mechanical characterization methods for soft elastomers, 83401C (4 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.912335
Applications I
Proc. SPIE 8340, Acoustic transducer based on dielectric elastomers, 83401G (4 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.913270
Proc. SPIE 8340, Design and optimization of small-sized actuators for driving optical lens with different shapes based on IPMCs, 83401I (4 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.917413
Active Polymers: Liquid Crystals, Etc.
Proc. SPIE 8340, Enhanced IPMC actuation by thermal cycling, 83401J (4 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.915473
Proc. SPIE 8340, Hydraulically actuated artificial muscles, 83401L (4 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.913949
Proc. SPIE 8340, Synthesis and characterization of multiwalled carbon nanotube/IPMC actuator for imitating locomotion of gecko's toes, 83401M (4 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.913764
Applications II
Proc. SPIE 8340, Considerations for contractile electroactive materials and actuators, 83401O (4 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.914988
Proc. SPIE 8340, Multi-layer beam with variable stiffness based on electroactive polymers, 83401P (4 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.915138
Proc. SPIE 8340, A bio-inspired bell kinematics design of a jellyfish robot using ionic polymer metal composites actuators, 83401Q (4 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.915170
Proc. SPIE 8340, Stretching cells with DEAs, 83401R (4 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.915180
Proc. SPIE 8340, How far and how hard: tactile feedback for robotic manipulators, 83401S (4 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.915475
Energy Harvesting
Proc. SPIE 8340, Dielectric elastomer energy harvesting undergoing polarization saturation, 83401V (4 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.915089
Proc. SPIE 8340, Energy conversion efficiency of dielectric elastomer energy harvesters under pure shear strain conditions, 83401W (4 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.915372
Proc. SPIE 8340, Modeling guided design of dielectric elastomer generators and actuators, 83401X (4 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.915424
Proc. SPIE 8340, Self-priming dielectric elastomer generator design, 83401Y (5 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.915464
Poster Session
Proc. SPIE 8340, Adaptive absorber based on dielectric elastomer stack actuator with variable stiffness, 834020 (4 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.915238
Proc. SPIE 8340, Partial discharge analysis of prestretched and unstretched acrylic elastomers for Dielectric Elastomer Actuators (DEA), 834021 (4 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.915272
Proc. SPIE 8340, Flexible autonomous scavengers: the combination of dielectric polymers and electrets, 834029 (4 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.915149
Proc. SPIE 8340, Effect of temperature on electromechanical instability of dielectric elastomers, 83402B (4 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.917089
Proc. SPIE 8340, Electric field induced deformation in soft dielectric elastomer electroactive polymer, 83402C (4 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.915139
Proc. SPIE 8340, Design and modeling of dielectric elastomer actuators, 83402D (4 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.915187
Proc. SPIE 8340, Novel DEA with organically modified silicone elastomer for permittivity enhancement, 83402E (4 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.915703
Proc. SPIE 8340, Dual-axis hybrid tactile sensor, 83402H (4 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.915134
Proc. SPIE 8340, Reduction of the stress-relaxation of IPMC actuators by a fluctuating input and with a cooperative control, 83402J (4 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.915161
Proc. SPIE 8340, A structure model for Ionic Polymer-Metal Composite (IPMC), 83402K (4 April 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.917424