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Electroactive Polymers: The New Buzz at Bayer

2:07 AM MDT | April 18, 2012 | Alex Scott

Think of Bayer and you might envisage materials that go into ski goggles (Makrolon polycarbonate), agchems (pesticides), or inventions such as polyurethane and the iconic aspirin (salicylic acid). The company’s next big success could be in electroactive polymers (EAPs) – a family of polymers based on silicone and other materials which move in response to an electric current, and which can also be used to generate electricity. The potential breadth of applications for EAPs are considerable, ranging from handheld gaming devices or cellphones which buzz...

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