US Patent No. 10,367,429

ACTUATOR ELEMENT USING CARBON ELECTRODE


Patent No. 10,367,429
Issue Date July 30, 2019
Title Actuator Element Using Carbon Electrode
Inventorship Takushi Sugino, Ikeda (JP)
Kinji Asaka, Ikeda (JP)
Isao Takahashi, Tokyo (JP)
Tomomasa Takatsuka, Tokyo (JP)
Kenichi Mitsumori, Tokyo (JP)
Nobuaki Haga, Tokyo (JP)
Assignee NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, Tokyo (J...

Claim of US Patent No. 10,367,429

1. A conductive thin film comprising a homogeneous mixture comprising 5-90% by weight of a nano-carbon material, 5-80% by weight of an ionic liquid, 4-70% by weight of a polymer, and an organic molecule component,wherein the homogeneous mixture forms a gel,
wherein the organic molecule component comprises at least one electron-withdrawing organic molecule that is tetracyanoquinodimethane (TCNQ), and
wherein the organic molecule component is present in an amount of 3 to 80 parts by weight per 100 parts by weight of a total amount of the nano-carbon material, the ionic liquid, and the polymer.