F. Carpi, R. Kornbluh, P. Sommer-Larsen, D. D. Rossi and G. Alici, “Guest Editorial Introduction to the Focused Section on Electroactive Polymer Mechatronics,” in IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 1-8, Feb. 2011, doi: 10.1109/TMECH.2010.2094199.
The ten papers in this focused section present relevant new models, devices and applications of three families of iconic EAPs (conducting polymers, carbon nanotubes, and ionic polymer-metal composites) and one family of electronic EAPs (dielectric elastomers).
Keywords: Special issues and sections, Dielectrics, Polymers, Actuators, Electromechanical devices, Mechanical sensors, Carbon nanotubes