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Electroactive polymers

  1. Jun 6, 2005 #1
    Does anyone know of a standard recipe for making Electroactive polymer gels for prosthetic purposes. I have already made several samples, but none of them responds to the electric stimulation. It is supposed to changes its density or gets harder when exposed to an electric filed.

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  3. Jun 7, 2005 #2


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    A suggest you search for "electrorheological fluids" and their applications in prosthetics. A similar class of materials are "magnetorheological fluids", which too see application in prosthetics.

    Also look into proceedings of the International Conference on Electrorheological Fluids.
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