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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
  • One of the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#9 of 8,987)
  • 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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76 Dimensions

Readers on

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219 Mendeley
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.

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 2 <1%
Unknown 217 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 63 29%
Student > Master 36 16%
Unspecified 34 16%
Researcher 32 15%
Student > Bachelor 13 6%
Other 41 19%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Materials Science 48 22%
Engineering 48 22%
Unspecified 46 21%
Chemistry 43 20%
Chemical Engineering 13 6%
Other 21 10%

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
#30,158
of 12,183,081 outputs
Outputs from Advanced Materials
#9
of 8,987 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#2,030
of 329,587 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Advanced Materials
#1
of 239 outputs
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