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Xiaofan Niu, Hristiyan Stoyanov, Wei Hu, Ruby Leo, Paul Brochu and Qibing Pei Synthesizing a new dielectric elastomer exhibiting large actuation strain and suppressed electromechanical instability without prestretching Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics 51

Version of Record online: 19 OCT 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/polb.23197

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A new acrylic-based dielectric elastomer has been synthesized from industrial monomers. The amount of crosslinkers was used to successfully tune the maximum strain and suppress electromechanical instability in prestrain-free films. Addition of plasticizers increased strain sensitivity. A new elastomer with high overall actuation performance has been obtained capable of producing high strain (>100%), high energy density (>1 J g−1), good temperature, and frequency responses without requiring prestretching.

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