Light-Activated Rapid-Response Polyvinylidene-Fluoride-Based Flexible Films

Yanlong Tai, Gilles Lubineau, Zhenguo Yang

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The design strategy and mechanical response mechanism of light-activated, rapid-response, flexible films are presented. Practical applications as a microrobot and a smart spring are demonstrated.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4665-4670
Number of pages6
JournalAdvanced Materials
Issue number23
StatePublished - Apr 9 2016

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KAUST Repository Item: Exported on 2020-10-01
Acknowledgements: The authors express gratitude to the key discipline fund of Shanghai (B117) for financial support and AKM Industrial Ltd for helpful discussions. This work was also partially supported by Baseline Funding from King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST).


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