Researcher creates hydrogels capable of complex movement

Texas team develops hydrogel films that can be programmed to expand and shrink to perform complex three-dimensional movements and functions, similar to muscles The field of soft robotics is developing fast, as it is of great interest to important industries like agriculture and food handling. Developing materials that can change their shape in a similar […] The post Moving hydrogels have potential for soft robotics and artificial muscles appeared first on The Engineer.

Researcher creates hydrogels capable of complex movement

Living organisms expand and contract soft tissues to achieve complex, 3-D movements and functions, but replicating those movements with man-made materials has proven challenging.

Thu 13 Sep 18 from Phys.org

Moving hydrogels have potential for soft robotics and artificial muscles

Texas team develops hydrogel films that can be programmed to expand and shrink to perform complex three-dimensional movements and functions, similar to muscles The field of soft robotics is ...

Fri 14 Sep 18 from The Engineer

UTA researcher creates hydrogels capable of complex movement

Kyungsuk Yum, an assistant professor in UTA's Materials Science and Engineering Department, and his doctoral student, Amirali Nojoomi, have developed a process by which 2-D hydrogels can be ...

Thu 13 Sep 18 from Eurekalert

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