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Conducting Polymer Actuators

Posted 17 Feb 2002 at 15:56 UTC by steve Share This

Technology Review has an article on the progress of conducting polymers, one of the more hopeful artificial muscle technologies. The article focuses on work being done by John Madden and others in the Conducting Polymer Actuators Project at the MIT Bioinstrumentation Lab.


More Artificial Muscle Stuff, posted 19 Feb 2002 at 05:32 UTC by Sutekh » (Observer)

JPL is having two lectures on 'Electroactive Polymers as Artificial Muscles' later this week. They will be broadcast over the Internet. Here is the link:

http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/events/lectures/feb02.html

Also, the March 2002 issue of "Poptronics" has an article on 'Artifical Muscles' that includes information and resources on doing your own experiments.

The URL again, posted 19 Feb 2002 at 21:10 UTC by steve » (Master)

Here's that URL again for those who are too lazy to cut-n-paste it into their browsers. ;-)

http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/events/lectures/feb02.html

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