Artificial Muscles from Fishing Line and Sewing Thread

  title={Artificial Muscles from Fishing Line and Sewing Thread},
  author={C. Haines and M. Lima and N. Li and Geoffrey M Spinks and J. Foroughi and J. D. Madden and S. H. Kim and S. Fang and M{\^o}nica Jung de Andrade and Fatma G{\"o}ktepe and {\"O}. G{\"o}ktepe and Seyed M. Mirvakili and Sina Naficy and X. Lepr{\'o} and Jiyoung Oh and M. Kozlov and S. J. Kim and Xiuru Xu and B. Swedlove and G. Wallace and R. Baughman},
  pages={868 - 872}
  • C. Haines, M. Lima, +18 authors R. Baughman
  • Published 2014
  • Materials Science, Geology, Medicine
  • Science
  • The high cost of powerful, large-stroke, high-stress artificial muscles has combined with performance limitations such as low cycle life, hysteresis, and low efficiency to restrict applications. [...] Key Result Large-stroke tensile actuation was theoretically and experimentally shown to result from torsional actuation.Expand Abstract
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