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A transparent glycerol-hydrogel with stimuli-responsive actuation induced unexpectedly at subzero temperatures
journal contributionposted on 2021-01-01, 00:00 authored by M Guo, J Yan, X Yang, J Lai, P An, Y Wu, Z Li, Weiwei LeiWeiwei Lei, A T Smith, L Sun
A novel strategy to synthesize a glycerol-hydrogel with outstanding anti-freezing and shape memory properties was developed. A glycerol-hydrogel actuator was fabricated to achieve a programmable actuating process at subzero temperatures.