Heat Sensitive Materials Remember Four Shapes

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Heat Sensitive Materials Remember Four Shapes

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Research of Ken Gall, PhD, Professor of Materials Science & Engineering at Georgia Tech, has research featured in Live Science.

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Heat-Sensitive Material Remembers Four Shapes

Live Science - March 10, 2010

A substance called a polymer usually used to make fuel cells can "remember" up to four different shapes, and revert to each one at different temperatures, according to new research. The polymer, or others like it, could be used in fields ranging from biomedical engineering to space exploration... From a scientific standpoint, PFSA is "not a unique chemistry at all," said Ken Gall, a materials scientist from Georgia Tech who was also uninvolved in Xie's work.

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  • Created By: Colly Mitchell
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  • Created On: Mar 10, 2010 - 8:00pm
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 11:06pm