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9 February 1996 Assembly of conducting polymer networks inside hydrogel structures
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The development of novel conducting polymer hydrogel composites has been pursued in the course of this work. It has been found that conducting polymers can be formed electrochemically within hydrogel structures. This enables the dimensions and shape of conducting polymer based structures to be easily modified. The resulting composites retain the properties of the hydrogels and also are electroactive. Preliminary work suggests that these structures show enhanced performance when used as electromolecular or electromechanical actuators.
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Jaleh Mansouri, Christopher J. Small, Chee O. Too, and Gordon G. Wallace "Assembly of conducting polymer networks inside hydrogel structures", Proc. SPIE 2716, Smart Structures and Materials 1996: Smart Materials Technologies and Biomimetics, (9 February 1996); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.232132
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