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A Transparent, Self-Healing, Highly Stretchable Ionic Conductor

Overview of attention for article published in Advanced Materials, December 2016
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#11 of 9,518)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (99th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (99th percentile)

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39 news outlets
blogs
5 blogs
twitter
9 tweeters
facebook
1 Facebook page
reddit
1 Redditor

Citations

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97 Dimensions

Readers on

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233 Mendeley
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Title
A Transparent, Self-Healing, Highly Stretchable Ionic Conductor
Published in
Advanced Materials, December 2016
DOI 10.1002/adma.201605099
Pubmed ID
Authors

Yue Cao, Timothy G. Morrissey, Eric Acome, Sarah I. Allec, Bryan M. Wong, Christoph Keplinger, Chao Wang

Abstract

Self-healing materials can repair damage caused by mechanical wear, thereby extending lifetime of devices. Here, a transparent, self-healing, highly stretchable ionic conductor is presented that autonomously heals after experiencing severe mechanical damage. The design of this self-healing polymer uses ion-dipole interactions as the dynamic motif. The unique properties of this material when used to electrically activate transparent artificial muscles are demonstrated.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 2 <1%
Unknown 231 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 66 28%
Student > Master 39 17%
Researcher 35 15%
Student > Doctoral Student 14 6%
Student > Bachelor 13 6%
Other 25 11%
Unknown 41 18%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Materials Science 52 22%
Engineering 51 22%
Chemistry 42 18%
Chemical Engineering 14 6%
Physics and Astronomy 8 3%
Other 14 6%
Unknown 52 22%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 320. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 11 April 2017.
All research outputs
#38,975
of 14,074,675 outputs
Outputs from Advanced Materials
#11
of 9,518 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#2,194
of 376,783 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Advanced Materials
#1
of 176 outputs
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