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Silicone Elastomers

Known as: Silicone Elastomer, Elastomers, Silicone, Silicone Rubber 
Polymers of silicone that are formed by crosslinking and treatment with amorphous silica to increase strength. They have properties similar to… Expand
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Review
2018
Review
2018
There are numerous developments taking place in the field of biorobotics, and one such recent breakthrough is the implementation… Expand
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
The development of polymers that can spontaneously repair themselves after mechanical damage would significantly improve the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
In areas from assembly of machines to surgery, and from deactivation of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) to unmanned flight… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
A number of materials have been explored for their use as artificial muscles. Among these, dielectric elastomers (DEs) appear to… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The modeling of forces during needle insertion into soft tissue is important for accurate surgical simulation, preoperative… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
We propose that large, reversible shape changes in solids, of between 10%-400%, can be induced optically by photoisomerizing… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Electrical actuators were made from films of dielectric elastomers (such as silicones) coated on both sides with compliant… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) is a commercially available physically and chemically stable silicone rubber. It has a unique… Expand
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
We describe a new focal ischemia model consisting of unilateral middle cerebral artery occlusion with a silicone rubber cylinder… Expand
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
Abstract We find that the force fibroblasts use to propel themselves (traction) is sufficiently strong to distort collagen gels… Expand
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