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MICroACTuators

Deliverables

NMT, IPRC and SB set up

NMT, IPRC and SB set up

ESR recruitment

ESRs recruited

network-wide training programme

all events implemented

Supervisory Board of the network

Supervisory Board of the network formation

IRP implementation report

implementation of IRPs and secondments

Report on workshop days and Marie Curie Open Days

Report on dissemination activities

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Publications

Polymeric microporous nanofilms as smart platforms for in vitro assessment of nanoparticle translocation and Caco-2 cell culture

Author(s): Leonardo Ricotti, Giulia Gori, Daniele Cei, Joana Costa, Giovanni Signore, Arti Ahluwalia
Published in: IEEE Transactions on NanoBioscience, 2016, Page(s) 1-1, ISSN 1536-1241
Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
DOI: 10.1109/TNB.2016.2603191

Carbide-derived carbon in polypyrrole changing the elastic modulus with a huge impact on actuation

Author(s): Z. Zondaka, R. Valner, T. Tamm, A. Aabloo, R. Kiefer
Published in: RSC Adv., 6/31, 2016, Page(s) 26380-26385, ISSN 2046-2069
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA01511E

Construction and coulodynamic characterization of PPy-DBS-MWCNT/tape bilayer artificial muscles

Author(s): Toribio F. Otero, Johanna Schumacher, Victor H. Pascual
Published in: RSC Adv., 6/72, 2016, Page(s) 68538-68544, ISSN 2046-2069
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA13806C

Tunable Optics: Ultrafast All-Polymer Electrically Tunable Silicone Lenses (Adv. Funct. Mater. 11/2015)

Author(s): Luc Maffli, Samuel Rosset, Michele Ghilardi, Federico Carpi, Herbert Shea
Published in: Advanced Functional Materials, 25/11, 2015, Page(s) 1614-1614, ISSN 1616-301X
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd.
DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201570075

Fabrication Process of Silicone-based Dielectric Elastomer Actuators

Author(s): Samuel Rosset, Oluwaseun A. Araromi, Samuel Schlatter, Herbert R. Shea
Published in: Journal of Visualized Experiments, 108, 2016, Page(s) e53423, ISSN 1940-087X
Publisher: MYJoVE Corporation
DOI: 10.3791/53423

Ultrafast All-Polymer Electrically Tunable Silicone Lenses

Author(s): Luc Maffli, Samuel Rosset, Michele Ghilardi, Federico Carpi, Herbert Shea
Published in: Advanced Functional Materials, 25/11, 2015, Page(s) 1656-1665, ISSN 1616-301X
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd.
DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201403942

Carbide-derived carbon and poly-3,4-ethylenedioxythiphene composite laminate: linear and bending actuation

Author(s): Zane Zondaka, Alo Kivilo, Sunjai Nakshatharan, Kadi-Anne Küppar, Urmas Johanson, Tarmo Tamm, Rudolf Kiefer
Published in: Synthetic Metals, 245, 2018, Page(s) 67-73, ISSN 0379-6779
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.synthmet.2018.08.010

Electrochemical synthesis and characterization of self-supported polypyrrole-DBS-MWCNT electrodes

Author(s): Toribio F. Otero, Johanna Schumacher
Published in: Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 782, 2016, Page(s) 182-191, ISSN 1572-6657
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.jelechem.2016.10.018

Tailorable, 3D structured and micro-patternable ionogels for flexible and stretchable electrochemical devices

Author(s): Yong Zhong, Giao T. M. Nguyen, Cédric Plesse, Frédéric Vidal, Edwin W. H. Jager
Published in: Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 7/2, 2019, Page(s) 256-266, ISSN 2050-7534
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
DOI: 10.1039/C8TC04368J

Actuating Textiles: Next Generation of Smart Textiles

Author(s): Nils-Krister Persson, Jose G. Martinez, Yong Zhong, Ali Maziz, Edwin W. H. Jager
Published in: Advanced Materials Technologies, 3/10, 2018, Page(s) 1700397, ISSN 2365-709X
Publisher: Wiley
DOI: 10.1002/admt.201700397

Ultrathin electrochemically driven conducting polymer actuators: fabrication and electrochemomechanical characterization

Author(s): Tan Ngoc Nguyen, Kätlin Rohtlaid, Cédric Plesse, Giao T.M. Nguyen, Caroline Soyer, Sébastien Grondel, Eric Cattan, John D.W. Madden, Frédéric Vidal
Published in: Electrochimica Acta, 265, 2018, Page(s) 670-680, ISSN 0013-4686
Publisher: Pergamon Press Ltd.
DOI: 10.1016/j.electacta.2018.02.003

A bioreactor with an electro-responsive elastomeric membrane for mimicking intestinal peristalsis

Author(s): Daniele Cei, Joana Costa, Giulia Gori, Gabriele Frediani, Claudio Domenici, Federico Carpi, Arti Ahluwalia
Published in: Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, 12/1, 2017, Page(s) 016001, ISSN 1748-3190
Publisher: Wiley
DOI: 10.1088/1748-3190/12/1/016001

Effect of porosity and tortuosity of electrodes on carbon polymer soft actuators

Author(s): Sunjai Nakshatharan S, Andres Punning, Urmas Johanson, Alvo Aabloo
Published in: Journal of Applied Physics, 123/1, 2018, Page(s) 014502, ISSN 0021-8979
Publisher: American Institute of Physics
DOI: 10.1063/1.5007147

Development of polypyrrole based solid-state on-chip microactuators using photolithography

Author(s): Yong Zhong, Staffan Lundemo, Edwin W H Jager
Published in: Smart Materials and Structures, 27/7, 2018, Page(s) 074006, ISSN 0964-1726
Publisher: Institute of Physics Publishing
DOI: 10.1088/1361-665X/aabe42

Soft tunable diffractive optics with multifunctional transparent electrodes enabling integrated actuation

Author(s): Xiaobin Ji, Samuel Rosset, Herbert R. Shea
Published in: Applied Physics Letters, 109/19, 2016, Page(s) 191901, ISSN 0003-6951
Publisher: American Institute of Physics
DOI: 10.1063/1.4967001

Peta-pico-Voltron: An open-source high voltage power supply

Author(s): Samuel Schlatter, Patrin Illenberger, Samuel Rosset
Published in: HardwareX, 4, 2018, Page(s) e00039, ISSN 2468-0672
Publisher: Elsevier
DOI: 10.1016/j.ohx.2018.e00039

Polypyrrole linear actuation tuned by phosphotungstic acid

Author(s): Zane Zondaka; Arko Kesküla; Tarmo Tamm; Rudolf Kiefer
Published in: Sensors and Actuators B, 1, 2017, ISSN 0925-4005
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.2581036

Self-Supported Polypyrrole/Polyvinylsulfate Films: Electrochemical Synthesis, Characterization, and Sensing Properties of Their Redox Reactions

Author(s): Toribio F. Otero, Lluis X. Martinez-Soria, Johanna Schumacher, Laura Valero, Victor H. Pascual
Published in: ChemistryOpen, 6/1, 2017, Page(s) 25-32, ISSN 2191-1363
Publisher: Wiley
DOI: 10.1002/open.201600139

Thin ink-jet printed trilayer actuators composed of PEDOT:PSS on interpenetrating polymer networks

Author(s): Inga Põldsalu, Kätlin Rohtlaid, Tran Minh Giao Nguyen, Cedric Plesse, Frédéric Vidal, Mahdi Safaei Khorram, Anna-Liisa Peikolainen, Tarmo Tamm, Rudolf Kiefer
Published in: Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 258, 2018, Page(s) 1072-1079, ISSN 0925-4005
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.snb.2017.11.147

Electro-chemo-mechanical deformation properties of polypyrrole/dodecylbenzenesulfate linear actuators in aqueous and organic electrolyte

Author(s): A. Kivilo, Z. Zondaka, A. Kesküla, P. Rasti, T. Tamm, R. Kiefer
Published in: RSC Adv., 6/99, 2016, Page(s) 96484-96489, ISSN 2046-2069
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA20766A

Embedded Carbide-derived Carbon (CDC) particles in polypyrrole (PPy) for linear actuator

Author(s): Zane Zondaka, Robert Valner, Alvo Aabloo, Tarmo Tamm, Rudolf Kiefer
Published in: Electroactive Polymer Actuators and Devices (EAPAD) 2016, 2016, Page(s) 97981H
Publisher: SPIE
DOI: 10.1117/12.2218674

An embedded system to control conducting interpenetrating polymer networks actuators

Author(s): T. A. Nguyen, L. Chassagne, B. Cagneau, A. Fannir, K. Rohtlaid, T. M. G. Nguyen, C. Plesse, F. Vidal, C.-J. Peng, S.-J. Chen
Published in: 2016 IEEE SENSORS, 2016, Page(s) 1-3, ISBN 978-1-4799-8287-5
Publisher: IEEE
DOI: 10.1109/ICSENS.2016.7808965