Ionic polymer-metal composite (IPMC) actuators and sensors related publications

2017

41.A Comprehensive Review of Smart Polymeric and Gel Actuators for Soft Mechatronics Applications: Fundamentals, Free-form Fabrication, and Motion Control

J. D. Carrico, T. Tyler; K. K. Leang.

A Comprehensive Review of Smart Polymeric and Gel Actuators for Soft Mechatronics Applications: Fundamentals, Free-form Fabrication, and Motion Control Journal Article

Invited article to the Special Issue on Active Materials and Soft Mechatronics, International Journal of Smart and Nano Materials (Under review), 2017.

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40.Guest Editorial: Focused Section on Advances in Soft Robotics

X. Tan, K. K. Leang; Z. Yin

Guest Editorial: Focused Section on Advances in Soft Robotics Journal Article

International Journal of Intelligent Robotics and Applications, 1 (2), pp. 121 - 123, 2017.

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39.Guidelines for making Ionic Polymer-Metal Composite (IPMC) materials as artificial muscles by advanced manufacturing methods: State-of-the-Art,

Kwang J. Kim, Tyler Stalbaum, Sarah Trabia, Taeseon Hwang, Zakai Olsen, Shelby Nelson, Qi Shen, Dong-Chan Lee, James Carrico, Kam K. Leang, Viljar Palmre, Jungsoo Nam, Ilseok Park, Rashi Tiwari, Doyeon Kim; Sungjun Kim

Guidelines for making Ionic Polymer-Metal Composite (IPMC) materials as artificial muscles by advanced manufacturing methods: State-of-the-Art, Book Chapter

Bar-Cohen, Yoseph (Ed.): Advances in manufacturing and processing of materials and structures (Under review), CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group, LLC, 2017.

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38.Smart Actuator Technologies: Design, Modeling, Fabrication, and Control for Mechatronic and Robotic Systems (expected 2018)

Kam K. Leang; Kwang J. Kim

Smart Actuator Technologies: Design, Modeling, Fabrication, and Control for Mechatronic and Robotic Systems (expected 2018) Book

Elsevier, 2017.

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37.Fused Filament 3D Printing of Ionic Polymer-Metal Composites for Soft Robotics

K. K. Leang; J. D. Carrico

Fused Filament 3D Printing of Ionic Polymer-Metal Composites for Soft Robotics Inproceedings

SPIE Smart Structures and Materials and Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, Portland, OR, March 26-29, 2017., 2017.

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36.3D-Printed Ionic Polymer-Metal Composite Soft Crawling Robot

J. D. Carrico, K. J. Kim; K. K. Leang,

3D-Printed Ionic Polymer-Metal Composite Soft Crawling Robot Inproceedings

IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands in Singapore, May 29 - June 3, 2017, 2017.

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2016

35.IPMC Manufacturing Techniques: Recent Developments

K. J. Kim; K. K. Leang

IPMC Manufacturing Techniques: Recent Developments Inproceedings

International Workshop on Active Materials and Soft Mechatronics, KAIST, Daejeon, South Korea, July 7-8, 2016, 2016.

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34.3D Printing of Smart Materials

K. J. Kim, S. Trabia, Z. Olson, T. Stalbaum; K. K. Leang

3D Printing of Smart Materials Inproceedings

International Workshop on Active Materials and Soft Mechatronics, KAIST, Daejeon, South Korea, July 7-8, 2016, 2016.

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33.IPMCs as EAPs: how to start experimenting with them

K. Asaka, K. Kruusamae, K. J. Kim, V. Palmre; K. K. Leang

IPMCs as EAPs: how to start experimenting with them Book Chapter

Springer International Publishing AG (in press), 2016.

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32.Precision feedback and feedforward control of ionic polymer-metal composite actuators

James D. Carrico, Maxwell Fleming, Marissa A. Tsugawa; Kam K. Leang

Precision feedback and feedforward control of ionic polymer-metal composite actuators Book Chapter

Shahinpoor, M (Ed.): Chapter 11, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2016.

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31.Characterization of 3D-printed IPMC Actuators

J. D. Carrico, J. Erickson; K. K. Leang

Characterization of 3D-printed IPMC Actuators Inproceedings

SPIE Smart Structures/NDE, Las Vegas, Nevada, March 20-24, 2016, 2016.

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2015

30.Fused filament 3D printing of ionic polymer-metal composites (IPMCs)

James D. Carrico, Nick W. Traeden, Matteo Aureli; Kam K. Leang

Fused filament 3D printing of ionic polymer-metal composites (IPMCs) Journal Article

Smart Materials and Structures, 24 , pp. 125021 (11 pages), 2015.

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29.Fused Filament Additive Manufacturing of Ionic Polymer-Metal Composite Soft Active 3D Structures

J. D. Carrico, N. W. Traeden, M. Aureli; K. K. Leang,

Fused Filament Additive Manufacturing of Ionic Polymer-Metal Composite Soft Active 3D Structures Inproceedings

ASME Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS), September 21-23, 2015 in Colorado Springs, Colorado., Colorado Springs, Colorado, 2015, (Jim Carrico and Nick Traeden were winners of the 2015 SMASIS Conf. Best Student Paper Award!).

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28.Slender tube-shaped and square rod-shaped IPMC actuators with integrated sensing for soft mechatronics

M. A. Tsugawa, V. Palmre, J. D. Carrico, K. J. Kim; K. K. Leang

Slender tube-shaped and square rod-shaped IPMC actuators with integrated sensing for soft mechatronics Journal Article

Meccanica, 50 (11), pp. 2781-2795, 2015.

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2014

27.Nanothorn electrodes for ionic polymer-metal composite artificial muscles

V. Palmre; D. Pugal; K. J. Kim; K. K. Leang; K. Asaka; A. Aabloo

Nanothorn electrodes for ionic polymer-metal composite artificial muscles Journal Article

Scientific Reports, 4 (6176), 2014.

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26.Development of a tube-shaped ionic polymer-metal composite  actuator with integrated sensing

M. A. Tsugawa

Development of a tube-shaped ionic polymer-metal composite actuator with integrated sensing Masters Thesis

University of Nevada, Reno, 2014.

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25.Monolithic IPMC fins for propulsion and maneuvering in bio-inspired underwater robotics

J. J. Hubbard; M. Fleming; V. Palmre; D. Pugal; K. J. Kim; K. K. Leang

Monolithic IPMC fins for propulsion and maneuvering in bio-inspired underwater robotics Journal Article

IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering, 39 (3), pp. 540 - 551, 2014.

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2013

24.Precision Control of Ionic Polymer-Metal Composite Actuators

K. K. Leang

Precision Control of Ionic Polymer-Metal Composite Actuators Inproceedings

7th World Congress on Biomimetics, Artificial Muscles and Nano-Bio (BAMN2013), 2013.

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23.An IPMC-enabled bio-inspired bending/twisting fin for underwater applications

V. Palmre; M. Fleming; J. J. Hubbard; D. Pugal; S. Kim; K. J. Kim; K. K. Leang

An IPMC-enabled bio-inspired bending/twisting fin for underwater applications Journal Article

Smart Mater. Struct., 22 , pp. 014003, 2013.

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22.Sectored tube-shaped ionic polymer-metal composite actuator with integrated sensor

M. Tsugawa; V. Palmre; K. J. Kim; K. K. Leang

Sectored tube-shaped ionic polymer-metal composite actuator with integrated sensor Inproceedings

ASME Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, September 19-21, Snowbird, Utah, USA, 2013.

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21.The effects of electrode surface morphology on the actuation performance of IPMC

V. Palmre; D. Pugal; K. J. Kim; K. K. Leang

The effects of electrode surface morphology on the actuation performance of IPMC Inproceedings

SPIE Smart Structures and Materials and Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, 2013.

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2012

20.Mitigating IPMC back relaxation through feedforward and feedback control of patterned electrodes

Maxwell J. Fleming

Mitigating IPMC back relaxation through feedforward and feedback control of patterned electrodes Masters Thesis

2012.

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19.Integrated sensing for IPMC actuators using strain gages for underwater applications

K. K. Leang; Y. Shan; S. Song; K. J. Kim

Integrated sensing for IPMC actuators using strain gages for underwater applications Journal Article

IEEE/ASME Trans. Mechatronics, 17 (2), pp. 345 – 355, 2012.

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18.Introduction to part 2 of the themed articles on ionic polymer-metal composites

K. J. Kim; K. K. Leang

Introduction to part 2 of the themed articles on ionic polymer-metal composites Journal Article

International Journal of Smart and Nano Materials, 3 (4), pp. 243, 2012.

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17.Introduction to the themed articles on ionic polymer-metal composites

K. J. Kim; K. K. Leang

Introduction to the themed articles on ionic polymer-metal composites Journal Article

International Journal of Smart and Nano Materials, 3 (3), pp. 183 – 187, 2012.

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16.Mitigating IPMC back relaxation through feedforward and feedback control of patterned electrodes

M. J. Fleming; K. J. Kim; K. K. Leang

Mitigating IPMC back relaxation through feedforward and feedback control of patterned electrodes Journal Article

Smart Mater. Struct., 21 , pp. 085002 (12 pages), 2012.

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15.Physics based electromechanical model of IPMC considering various underlying currents

D. Pugal; K. J. Kim; V. Palmre; K. K. Leang; A. Aablo

Physics based electromechanical model of IPMC considering various underlying currents Inproceedings

SPIE Smart Structures and Materials and Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, 2012.

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2011

14.Design and characterization of sectored (patterned) IPMC actuators for propulsion and maneuvering in bio-inspired underwater systems

Joel J. Hubbard

Design and characterization of sectored (patterned) IPMC actuators for propulsion and maneuvering in bio-inspired underwater systems Masters Thesis

University of Nevada, Reno, 2011.

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K. J. Kim; D. Pugal; K. K. Leang

A twistable artificial muscle for underwater robotic applications Inproceedings

US-Korea Summit on Science and Engineering (UKC), 2011.

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12.A twistable ionic polymer-metal composite artificial muscle for marine applications

K. J. Kim; D. Pugal; K. K. Leang

A twistable ionic polymer-metal composite artificial muscle for marine applications Journal Article

Marine Technology Society Journal, 45 (4), pp. 83 – 98, 2011.

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11.Electrically responsive stiffness change of IPMCs

V. Palmre; K. J. Kim; R. Tiwari; K. K. Leang

Electrically responsive stiffness change of IPMCs Inproceedings

ASME Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS), 2011.

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10.

J. Hubbard; M. Fleming; K. K. Leang; V. Palmre; D. Pugal; K. J. Kim

Characterization of sectored-electrode IPMC-based propulsors for underwater locomotion Inproceedings

ASME Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS), pp. 171–180, 2011.

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9.

M. J. Fleming; K. J. Kim; K. K. Leang

Mitigating IPMC back-relaxation effect using multi-input control Inproceedings

ASME Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS), 2011.

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8.

D. Pugal; K. J. Kim; K. K. Leang; V. Palmre

Modeling and designing IPMCs for twisting motion: electromechanical and mechanoelectrical transduction Inproceedings

SPIE Smart Structures and Materials and Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, 2011.

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2010

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S. J. Kim; Y. Jung; K. K. Leang; K. J. Kim

Development of dimensionally scalable IPMC materials Inproceedings

IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, Invited session on EAP, 2010.

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6.

D. Pugal; S. J. Kim; K. J. Kim; K. K. Leang

IPMC: recent progress in modeling, manufacturing, and new applications Inproceedings

SPIE Smart Structures and Materials and Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, 2010.

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5.

R. O. Riddle; Y. Jung; S.-M. Kim; S. Song; B. Stolpman; K. J. Kim; K. K. Leang

Sectored-electrode IPMC actuator for bending and twisting motion Inproceedings

SPIE Smart Structures and Materials and Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, pp. 764221, 2010.

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4.

S. Song; Y. Shan; K. J. Kim; K. K. Leang

Tracking control of oscillatory motion in IPMC actuators for underwater applications Inproceedings

IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, Invited session on EAP, 2010.

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2009

3.Frequency-weighted feedforward control for dynamic compensation in ionic polymer-metal composite actuators

Y. Shan; K. K. Leang

Frequency-weighted feedforward control for dynamic compensation in ionic polymer-metal composite actuators Journal Article

Smart Materials and Structures, 18 (12), pp. 125016 (11 pages), 2009.

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2008

2.Fabrication and Integrated Feedforward and Feedback Control of Ionic Polymer-Metal Composite Actuators

Yingfeng Shan

Fabrication and Integrated Feedforward and Feedback Control of Ionic Polymer-Metal Composite Actuators Masters Thesis

Virginia Commonwealth University, 2008.

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Y. Shan; K. K. Leang

Application of Feedforward Dynamics Compensation in Ionic-Polymer Metal Composite Actuators Inproceedings

SPIE Smart Structures and Materials and NDE for Health Monitoring and Diagnostics Conference, pp. 69270F-1 – 69270F-12, 2008.

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