Micro Origami Octet Truss in Soft Polymer Gel

;6 Ryan Hayward 2014
Courtesy Jun-Hee Na, Thomas Hull, Christian Santangelo, Ryan C. Hayward

A magnification of a 1mm-wide self-folded origami object. The sample shown here is made of a soft polymer gel layer that swells when placed in water bonded to stiff plastic layers.

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