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Sensors pp 251-254 | Cite as

From IPMC Transducers to All-Organic Transducers

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 162)

Abstract

This paper presents a summary about the research activity performed on characterizations and modeling of new polymeric transducers. More specifically, Ionic Polymer–Metal Composites (IPMCs) have been widely explored and a new class of totally organic transducers: Ionic Polymer-Polymer Composites (IP2Cs) have been introduced. The manufacturing technique, the electromechanical characterization and modeling of these polymeric transducers are described.

Keywords

Metal Composite Ionic Polymer Sample Hydration Organic Conductor Electro Active Polymer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.DIIMUniversità degli Studi di CataniaCataniaItaly
  2. 2.DIEEIUniversità degli Studi di CataniaCataniaItaly

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