Magnetic self-assembly of three-dimensional surfaces from planar sheets
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CitationBoncheva, M., S. A. Andreev, L. Mahadevan, A. Winkleman, D. R. Reichman, M. G. Prentiss, S. Whitesides, and G. M. Whitesides. 2005. “Magnetic Self-Assembly of Three-Dimensional Surfaces from Planar Sheets.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 102 (11): 3924–29. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.0500807102.
AbstractThis report describes the spontaneous folding of flat elastomeric sheets, patterned with magnetic dipoles, into free-standing, 3D objects that are the topological equivalents of spherical shells. The path of the self-assembly is determined by a competition between mechanical and magnetic interactions. The potential of this strategy for the fabrication of 3D electronic devices is demonstrated by generating a simple electrical circuit surrounding a spherical cavity.
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