Best Electroactive polymers for robotics


by Jarfi
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Jan20-14, 03:12 PM
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What are the Electroactive polymers that are being used for artificial arms and as actuators that are the most prominent today? In this article

http://phys.org/news/2013-09-robotic...es-weight.html

they describe an artificial muscle that can lift 80 times it's weight, what type of electroactive polymers are the ones that are being used in future robotics?
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