This work was supported by DARPA under award number W911NF-11-1-0094. The development of materials and the analysis of thermodynamics was supported by a subcontract from Northwestern University on DOE award no DE-SC0000989. We also thank James McArthur (Department of Physics, Harvard University) for designing the initial sparking board and Marc Strauss (Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering) for building it.
Using Explosions to Power a Soft Robot†
Article first published online: 4 FEB 2013
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Volume 125, Issue 10, pages 2964–2968, March 4, 2013
How to Cite
Shepherd, R. F., Stokes, A. A., Freake, J., Barber, J., Snyder, P. W., Mazzeo, A. D., Cademartiri, L., Morin, S. A. and Whitesides, G. M. (2013), Using Explosions to Power a Soft Robot . Angew. Chem., 125: 2964–2968. doi: 10.1002/ange.201209540
- Issue published online: 27 FEB 2013
- Article first published online: 4 FEB 2013
- Manuscript Received: 28 NOV 2012
- DARPA. Grant Number: W911NF-11-1-0094
- Northwestern University
- DOE. Grant Number: DE-SC0000989
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