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Issue 44, 2016
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MoS2-based dual-responsive flexible anisotropic actuators

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Abstract

A facile approach has been developed to prepare well-designed MoS2-based flexible anisotropic actuators with tunable thermo- and photo-responses, in which MoS2 nanosheets act as the photothermal transduction agents and enable remote and precise control of the actuator locomotion. Taking advantage of the dual-responsive behaviors, programmable locomotion, reversible deformation, good mechanical properties and biocompatibility, the MoS2-based flexible anisotropic actuators are very promising in soft robotics for future intelligent applications.

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Submitted
14 Sep 2016
Accepted
13 Oct 2016
First published
14 Oct 2016

Nanoscale, 2016,8, 18800-18807
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MoS2-based dual-responsive flexible anisotropic actuators

Z. Lei, W. Zhu, S. Sun and P. Wu, Nanoscale, 2016, 8, 18800
DOI: 10.1039/C6NR07265H

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