Electro-mechanical characteristics and applications of ionic polymer-metal composites

J.P. Fan, Y.Q. Gong, Chak Yin Tang

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离子交换膜金属复合材料以其良好的致动性和传感性引起了广泛的关注,结合近年来的研究成果,介绍IPMC在静电压作用下的机械特性,在交变电压作用下挠曲变形饱和状态与驱动电压和频率的关系,描述材料的制备方法和关键技术,分析它的致动机理。介绍了IPMC作为人工智能材料在不同领域的应用情况,并对由它制作的致动器在当前研究中存在的问题进行了分析阐述,指出未来研究的工作重点。||Research efforts on IPMC materials have increased recently for their excellent actuation and sensing behaviors. In the paper, mechanical characteristics of IPMC under a static electric field are presented. The fabrication process of IPMC with highlights on its key technique is introduced and the mechanism of electroactivation is summarized. As a kind of intelligent artificial materials, some potential engineering applications of IPMC are also illustrated. Finally, current barriers hindering further development of IPMC and the emphases of future research trend are discussed.
Original languageChinese (Simplified)
Pages (from-to)73-75
Number of pages3
Journal材料導報 (Materials review)
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2007


  • IPMC
  • Nafion membrane
  • Electro-activation
  • Actuator

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Materials Science

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