Patent Number: 8,816,569

Title: Actuator

Abstract: There is provided an actuator that can deform as an electrolyte moves, wherein at least one of a pair of electrode layers contains polymer fibers, and the polymer fibers contain an electroconductive material and are porous.

Inventors: Suda; Sakae (Yokohama, JP), Ikeda; Sotomitsu (Yokohama, JP), Hino; Tetsuo (Yamato, JP), Yamamoto; Jun (Tokyo, JP)

Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: H02N 11/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/26/12018