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2010 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

November 29-December 3, 2010 | Boston
Meeting Chairs
: Ana Claudia Arias, Robert F. Cook, Clemens Heske, Shu Yang

Symposium HH : Polymer-Based Smart Materials---Process, Properties, and Application

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Symposium Organizers

Zhongyang Cheng Auburn University
Vivek Bharti 3M Company
Zhuo Xu Xi’an Jiaotong University
Debra A. Wrobleski Los Alamos National Laboratory
HH1: Dielectric Elastomers
Session Chairs
Zhongyang Cheng
Xu Zhuo
Monday AM, November 29, 2010
Back Bay B (Sheraton)

9:30 AM - **HH1.1
Hydrostatically Coupled Dielectric Elastomer Actuators: New Opportunities for Haptics.

Federico Carpi 1 , Gabriele Frediani 1 , Danilo De Rossi 1
1 Interdpt. Res. Centre 'E. Piaggio', University of Pisa, Pisa Italy

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10:00 AM - HH1.2
Highly Compliant Pressure Sensor Using Conductive Fluid in an Elastomeric Sheet.

Rebecca Kramer 1 , Yong-Lae Park 1 , Carmel Majidi 1 , Phil Berard 1 , Robert Wood 1
1 School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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10:15 AM - HH1.3
Controlled Improvement of Nanocomposite Properties for Dielectric Elastomer Actuators.

Denis McCarthy 1 , Hristiyan Stoyanov 1 , Dmitry Rychkov 1 , Huelya Ragusch 1 , Sebastian Risse 1 , Guggi Kofod 1
1 Institute of Physics & Astronomy, University of Potsdam, Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany

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10:30 AM - HH1.4
Dielectric Elastomer Generators: How Much Energy Can be Converted?

Soo Jin Adrian Koh 1 2 , Christoph Keplinger 3 2 , Tiefeng Li 4 2 , Siegfried Bauer 3 , Zhigang Suo 2
1 Large-Scale Complex Systems, Institute of High Performance Computing, Singapore Singapore, 2 School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 3 Soft-Matter Physics, Johannes Kepler University, Linz Austria, 4 Institute of Applied Mechanics, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China

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10:45 AM -
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11:15 AM - **HH1.5
Environmental Power From Dielectric Elastomers.

Iain Anderson 1 2 , Thomas McKay 1 , Benjamin O'Brien 1
1 Biomimetics Laboratory, Auckland Bioengineering Institute, Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand, 2 Engineering Science, University of Auckland, Auckland New Zealand

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