13. Soft Actuators

  1. Prof. Takao Someya
  1. Kinji Asaka

Published Online: 28 DEC 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9783527646982.ch13

Stretchable Electronics

Stretchable Electronics

How to Cite

Asaka, K. (2012) Soft Actuators, in Stretchable Electronics (ed T. Someya), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527646982.ch13

Editor Information

  1. The University of Tokyo, Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Systems, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8656, Japan

Author Information

  1. National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Health Research Institute, 1-8-31 Midorigaoka, Ikeda, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 DEC 2012
  2. Published Print: 19 DEC 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527329786

Online ISBN: 9783527646982

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Keywords:

  • electroactive polymers (EAPs);
  • conducting polymer (CPs);
  • ionic polymer metal composite (IPMC);
  • ionic liquid (IL);
  • polypyrrole actuators;
  • carbon nanotubes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Conducting Polymers

  • Ionic Polymer Metal Composites (IPMCs)

  • Nanocarbon Actuators

  • Applications

  • Conclusion

  • References