Electroactive Polymer Actuator design for space applications

  • EADS Astrium CRISA C Torres Quevedo
  • Published 2004
In order to achieve a distributed actuation in robotics and automation a novel soft actuator technology is being sought worldwide. One of the candidate technologies is based on Electroactive Polymers (EAP). The research to be done in the field of EAP actuators should cover four issues: material improvement, characterization and modeling, actuator design… CONTINUE READING