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Methods of forming dry adhesive structures

2015

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Methods of forming dry adhesives including a method of making a dry adhesive including applying a liquid polymer to the second end of the stem, molding the liquid polymer on the stem in a mold, wherein the mold includes a recess having a cross-sectional area that is less than a cross-sectional area of the second end of the stem, curing the liquid polymer in the mold to form a tip at the second end of the stem, wherein the tip includes a second layer stem; corresponding to the recess in the mold, and removing the tip from the mold after the liquid polymer cures.

Author(s): Sitti, Metin and Murphy, Michael and Aksak, Burak
Year: 2015
Month: September
Day: 1

Department(s): Physical Intelligence
Bibtex Type: Patent (patent)

Note: US Patent 9,120,953

BibTex

@patent{sitti2015methods,
  title = {Methods of forming dry adhesive structures},
  author = {Sitti, Metin and Murphy, Michael and Aksak, Burak},
  month = sep,
  year = {2015},
  note = {US Patent 9,120,953},
  month_numeric = {9}
}