Soft robots: smart elastomers are making the robots of the future more touchy-feely

Image: Gianluca Rizzello with 'dielectric elastomers; Copyright: University of Sydney

Gianluca Rizzello with 'dielectric elastomers.' The Saarbrücken researchers are using this composite material to create artificial muscles and nerves for use in flexible robot arms. Photo: Oliver Dietze

19/07/2021

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