Soft Robotics: Review of Fluid‐Driven Intrinsically Soft Devices; Manufacturing, Sensing, Control, and Applications in Human‐Robot Interaction  

@article{Polygerinos2017SoftRR,
  title={Soft Robotics: Review of Fluid‐Driven Intrinsically Soft Devices; Manufacturing, Sensing, Control, and Applications in Human‐Robot Interaction  },
  author={Panagiotis Polygerinos and Nikolaus Correll and Stephen A. Morin and Bobak Mosadegh and Cagdas D. Onal and Kirstin H. Petersen and Matteo Cianchetti and Michael Thomas Tolley and Robert F. Shepherd},
  journal={Advanced Engineering Materials},
  year={2017},
  volume={19}
}
The emerging field of soft robotics makes use of many classes of materials including metals, low glass transition temperature (Tg) plastics, and high Tg elastomers. Dependent on the specific design, all of these materials may result in extrinsically soft robots. Organic elastomers, however, have elastic moduli ranging from tens of megapascals down to kilopascals; robots composed of such materials are intrinsically soft − they are always compliant independent of their shape. This class of soft… 
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