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Title: Resistively heated shape memory polymer device

A resistively heated shape memory polymer device is made by providing a rod, sheet or substrate that includes a resistive medium. The rod, sheet or substrate is coated with a first shape memory polymer providing a coated intermediate unit. The coated intermediate unit is in turn coated with a conductive material providing a second intermediate unit. The second coated intermediate unit is in turn coated with an outer shape memory polymer. The rod, sheet or substrate is exposed and an electrical lead is attached to the rod, sheet or substrate. The conductive material is exposed and an electrical lead is attached to the conductive material.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1379208
Assignee:
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC LLNL
Patent Number(s):
9,752,5
Application Number:
15/299,213
Contract Number:
AC52-07NA27344
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2016 Oct 20
Research Org:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

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