SOFT MATERIALS

Inflating to shape

An elastomer sheet with programmed inner channel architecture swiftly shapes into a desired three-dimensional geometry upon the application of pressure.

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Fig. 1: 3D shape versatility of baromorphs.

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Efrati, E. Inflating to shape. Nature Mater 18, 2–3 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41563-018-0232-0

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