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3D printing of transparent and conductive heterogeneous hydrogel-elastomer systems

Journal Article


Abstract


  • A hydrogel-dielectric elastomer system, polyacrylamide and poly(dimethylsiloxane) (PDMS), is adapted for extrusion printing for integrated device fabrication. A lithium-chloride-containing hydrogel printing ink is developed and printed onto treated PDMS with no visible signs of delamination and geometrically scaling resistance under moderate uniaxial tension and fatigue. A variety of designs are demonstrated, including a resistive strain gauge and an ionic cable.

Authors


  •   Tian, Kevin (external author)
  •   Bae, Jinhye (external author)
  •   Bakarich, Shannon (external author)
  •   Yang, C H. (external author)
  •   Gately, Reece (external author)
  •   Spinks, Geoff M.
  •   in het Panhuis, Marc
  •   Suo, Zhigang (external author)
  •   Vlassak, Joost (external author)

Publication Date


  • 2017

Citation


  • Tian, K., Bae, J., Bakarich, S. E., Yang, C., Gately, R. D., Spinks, G. M., in het Panhuis, P., Suo, Z. & Vlassak, J. J. (2017). 3D printing of transparent and conductive heterogeneous hydrogel-elastomer systems. Advanced Materials, Online First 1-8.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-85009801581

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/smhpapers/4394

Number Of Pages


  • 7

Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 8

Volume


  • Online First

Abstract


  • A hydrogel-dielectric elastomer system, polyacrylamide and poly(dimethylsiloxane) (PDMS), is adapted for extrusion printing for integrated device fabrication. A lithium-chloride-containing hydrogel printing ink is developed and printed onto treated PDMS with no visible signs of delamination and geometrically scaling resistance under moderate uniaxial tension and fatigue. A variety of designs are demonstrated, including a resistive strain gauge and an ionic cable.

Authors


  •   Tian, Kevin (external author)
  •   Bae, Jinhye (external author)
  •   Bakarich, Shannon (external author)
  •   Yang, C H. (external author)
  •   Gately, Reece (external author)
  •   Spinks, Geoff M.
  •   in het Panhuis, Marc
  •   Suo, Zhigang (external author)
  •   Vlassak, Joost (external author)

Publication Date


  • 2017

Citation


  • Tian, K., Bae, J., Bakarich, S. E., Yang, C., Gately, R. D., Spinks, G. M., in het Panhuis, P., Suo, Z. & Vlassak, J. J. (2017). 3D printing of transparent and conductive heterogeneous hydrogel-elastomer systems. Advanced Materials, Online First 1-8.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-85009801581

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/smhpapers/4394

Number Of Pages


  • 7

Start Page


  • 1

End Page


  • 8

Volume


  • Online First