Grayscale pattern produces origami structure

Grayscale pattern produces origami structure

A grayscale pattern used to create a self-folding flower is projected into a glass container. Light from the pattern forms a solid polymer which is differentially crosslinked, creating stress in the material. The structure folds when it is removed from the liquid. (Credit: Rob Felt, Georgia Tech)

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Research, Engineering
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origami. self-folding, Polymer, light-sensitive
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  • Created By: John Toon
  • Workflow Status: Draft
  • Created On: Apr 28, 2017 - 1:26pm
  • Last Updated: Apr 28, 2017 - 1:26pm