Electro active Polymers

24th March 2010

I love the latest explorations from PhD student Aurélie Mossé who amongst her research is exploring the potential of electro-active polymers (plastics that conform and change shape when an electric current is applied to them). Aurélie has an exquisite design sensibility that enables her to take dull looking materials and turn them into something rather beautiful.

Doing some basic experiments with simple geometric patterns - the polymers stretch when electricity is applied resulting in entirely new formations.


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