News tagged with artificial muscle

Artificial muscles show more flex

Artificial muscles made significant gains when a literal twist in the development approach uncovered the tensile—or stretchy—abilities of polymer fibers once they were twisted and coiled into a spring-like geometry. In ...

dateOct 31, 2016 in General Physics
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Electrosprayed artificial muscles

Researchers from Empa and the University of Basel have developed a new method of electrospraying which enables artificial muscles to be fabricated from nanometer-thin silicone layers. Since muscles of this type can operate ...

dateApr 07, 2016 in Materials Science
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