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Title: Post polymerization cure shape memory polymers

Abstract

This invention relates to chemical polymer compositions, methods of synthesis, and fabrication methods for devices regarding polymers capable of displaying shape memory behavior (SMPs) and which can first be polymerized to a linear or branched polymeric structure, having thermoplastic properties, subsequently processed into a device through processes typical of polymer melts, solutions, and dispersions and then crossed linked to a shape memory thermoset polymer retaining the processed shape.

Inventors:
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Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1163676
Patent Number(s):
8883871
Application Number:
13/099,146
Assignee:
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC. (Livermore, CA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B29 - WORKING OF PLASTICS B29C - SHAPING OR JOINING OF PLASTICS
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B29 - WORKING OF PLASTICS B29K - INDEXING SCHEME ASSOCIATED WITH SUBCLASSES B29B, B29C OR B29D, RELATING TO MOULDING MATERIALS OR TO MATERIALS FOR {MOULDS, } REINFORCEMENTS, FILLERS OR PREFORMED PARTS, e.g. INSERTS
DOE Contract Number:  
AC52-07NA27344
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2011 May 02
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Citation Formats

Wilson, Thomas S, Hearon, Michael Keith, and Bearinger, Jane P. Post polymerization cure shape memory polymers. United States: N. p., 2014. Web.
Wilson, Thomas S, Hearon, Michael Keith, & Bearinger, Jane P. Post polymerization cure shape memory polymers. United States.
Wilson, Thomas S, Hearon, Michael Keith, and Bearinger, Jane P. Tue . "Post polymerization cure shape memory polymers". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1163676.
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