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Primary Organization SRI International

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Technology Description This wave powered generator is unique in that it uses SRI s Electroactive Polymer Artificial Muscle EPAM technology a rubbery material that can generate electricity by simply being stretched and allowed to return to its original shape This artificial muscle technology can generate electricity directly from the motion of waves without the need for complicated and costly hydraulic transmissions that are typically found in other wave power generators

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Date Submitted 37:42.1

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