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Ionic Polymer-Metal Composite as a New Actuator and Transducer Material

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Kim, K.J. (2007). Ionic Polymer-Metal Composite as a New Actuator and Transducer Material. In: Kim, K.J., Tadokoro, S. (eds) Electroactive Polymers for Robotic Applications. Springer, London. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-84628-372-7_6

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