Elastomers

Known as: Elastomer, Elastomers [Chemical/Ingredient] 
A generic term for all substances having the properties of stretching under tension, high tensile strength, retracting rapidly, and recovering their… (More)
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2017
Review
2017
The emerging field of soft robotics makes use of many classes of materials including metals, low glass transition temperature (Tg… (More)
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Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
A new method, embedded-3D printing (e-3DP), is reported for fabricating strain sensors within highly conformal and extensible… (More)
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2014
Highly Cited
2014
The demand for flexible and wearable electronic devices is increasing due to their facile interaction with human body. Flexible… (More)
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Soft robotic tentacles that move in three dimensions upon pressurization are fabricated by composing flexible elastomers with… (More)
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
Quantifying naturally occurring strains in soft materials, such as those of the human body, requires strain gauges with equal or… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
This paper describes the development of soft pneumatic actuators based on composites consisting of elastomers with embedded sheet… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
  • G. Franceschinia, D. Bigonia, P. Regitnigb, G. A. Holzapfelc
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Slow, large deformations of human brain tissue—accompanying cranial vault deformation induced by positional plagiocephaly… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Liquid-crystal elastomers (LCEs) are rubbers whose constituent molecules are orientationally ordered. Their salient feature is… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Biodegradable polymers have significant potential in biotechnology and bioengineering. However, for some applications, they are… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
This paper describes a fabrication technique for building three-dimensional (3-D) micro-channels in polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS… (More)
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