Design of autonomous gel actuators

Shingo Maeda, Yusuke Hara, Satoshi Nakamaru, Shuji Hashimoto

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In this paper, we introduce autonomous gel actuators driven by chemical energy. The polymer gels prepared here have cyclic chemical reaction networks. With a cyclic reaction, the polymer gels generate periodical motion. The periodic motion of the gel is produced by the chemical energy of the oscillatory Belouzov-Zhabotinsky (BZ) reaction. We have succeeded in making synthetic polymer gel move autonomously like a living organism. This experimental fact represents the great possibility of the chemical robot.

元の言語English
ページ(範囲)299-313
ページ数15
ジャーナルPolymers
3
発行部数1
DOI
出版物ステータスPublished - 2011 3
外部発表Yes

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Actuators
Gels
Polymers
Chemical reactions
Robots

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Polymers and Plastics
  • Chemistry(all)

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Maeda, S., Hara, Y., Nakamaru, S., & Hashimoto, S. (2011). Design of autonomous gel actuators. Polymers, 3(1), 299-313. https://doi.org/10.3390/polym3010299

Design of autonomous gel actuators. / Maeda, Shingo; Hara, Yusuke; Nakamaru, Satoshi; Hashimoto, Shuji.

:: Polymers, 巻 3, 番号 1, 03.2011, p. 299-313.

研究成果: Article

Maeda, S, Hara, Y, Nakamaru, S & Hashimoto, S 2011, 'Design of autonomous gel actuators', Polymers, 巻. 3, 番号 1, pp. 299-313. https://doi.org/10.3390/polym3010299
Maeda S, Hara Y, Nakamaru S, Hashimoto S. Design of autonomous gel actuators. Polymers. 2011 3;3(1):299-313. https://doi.org/10.3390/polym3010299
Maeda, Shingo ; Hara, Yusuke ; Nakamaru, Satoshi ; Hashimoto, Shuji. / Design of autonomous gel actuators. :: Polymers. 2011 ; 巻 3, 番号 1. pp. 299-313.
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