Light-Driven Soft Robot Mimics Caterpillar Locomotion in Natural Scale
Authors: Rogóz M., Zeng H., Xuan C., Wiersma D., Wasylczyk P.
Autors Affiliation: Photonic Nanostructure Facility, Institute of Experimental Physics, Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw, ul. Pasteura 5, Warsaw, 02-093, Poland; European Laboratory for Non Linear Spectroscopy (LENS), University of Florence, via Nello Carrara 1, Sesto Fiorentino, 50019, Italy; Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge University, Cambridge, 19 JJ Thomson Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 0HE, United Kingdom; Photonic Nanostructure Facility, Institute of Experimental Physics, Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw, ul. Pasteura 5, Warsaw, 02-093, Poland; Department of Chemistry and Bioengineering, Tampere University of Technology, P.O. Box 541, Tampere, FI 33101, Finland
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Journal/Review: ADVANCED OPTICAL MATERIALS
Volume: 4 (11) Pages from: 1689 to: 1694
More Information: M.R. and H.Z. contributed equally to this work. The research leading to these results had received funding from European Research Council under the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013)/ERC grant agreement n.  on photonic micro robotics and from the National Science Centre (Poland) under grant DEC-2012/05/E/ST3/03281 on photonic micro structures. C.X. is grateful for support from EPSRC. The authors thank Dr. John Biggins and Prof. Mark Warner from the University of Cambridge for their valuable comments on the manuscript.KeyWords: alignment; light driven; liquid crystalline elastomers; micro robots; soft robots; travelling wavesDOI: 10.1002/adom.201600503Citations: 184data from “WEB OF SCIENCE” (of Thomson Reuters) are update at: 2022-05-22References taken from IsiWeb of Knowledge: (subscribers only)Connecting to view paper tab on IsiWeb: Click hereConnecting to view citations from IsiWeb: Click here