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Ferropaper – low-cost technology for small motors and robots

By Damir Beciri
8 January 2010

ziaie-ferropaperAfter writing about ferrofluid sculptures and Stanford scientists that combined carbon nanotubes and paper, in this article we’re going to write about researchers at Purdue University who have created a magnetic ferropaper. The material is made by impregnating ordinary paper (even newsprint) with a mixture of mineral oil and “magnetic nanoparticles” of iron oxide. The… »