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Structures and methods for increasing the speed of electroactive polymers

Abstract 

Structures are provided that include electroactive polymers. According to these structures, the electroactive materials have enhanced conductivity in a first direction. Also, the structures include either pores or inclusions. These pores or inclusions are non-parallel to the first direction. In addition, methods for forming structures that include electroactive polymers that have enhanced conductivity in a first direction are provided. These methods allow for pores and/or inclusions to be formed in the electroactive polymers.

Inventor(s)

Xuezheng Wang

Date Issued 

02/26/2013

Patent No. 

8,383,226