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Title: Magnetic Shape Memory Polymers with Integrated Multifunctional Shape Manipulation

Abstract

Shape-programmable soft materials that exhibit integrated multifunctional shape manipulations, including reprogrammable, untethered, fast, and reversible shape transformation and locking, are highly desirable for a plethora of applications, including soft robotics, morphing structures, and biomedical devices. Despite recent progress, it remains challenging to achieve multiple shape manipulations in one material system. Here, a novel magnetic shape memory polymer composite is reported to achieve this. The composite consists of two types of magnetic particles in an amorphous shape memory polymer matrix. The matrix softens via magnetic inductive heating of low-coercivity particles, and high-remanence particles with reprogrammable magnetization profiles drive the rapid and reversible shape change under actuation magnetic fields. Once cooled, the actuated shape can be locked. Additionally, varying the particle loadings for heating enables sequential actuation. Here, the integrated multifunctional shape manipulations are further exploited for applications including soft magnetic grippers with large grabbing force, reconfigurable antennas, and sequential logic for computing.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [1];  [2];  [2];  [1];  [3];  [1]; ORCiD logo [2];  [1]
  1. The Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH (United States)
  2. Georgia Inst. of Technology, Atlanta, GA (United States)
  3. Georgia Tech Research Inst., Atlanta, GA (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
The Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22); NSF‐MRSEC; US Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR)
OSTI Identifier:
1594161
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1577421
Report Number(s):
DOE-OSU-01304
Journal ID: ISSN 0935-9648
Grant/Contract Number:  
SC0001304; DMR‐1420451; FA9550‐19‐1‐0151
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Advanced Materials
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 32; Journal Issue: 4; Journal ID: ISSN 0935-9648
Publisher:
Wiley
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
75 CONDENSED MATTER PHYSICS, SUPERCONDUCTIVITY AND SUPERFLUIDITY; magnetic shape memory; magnetic soft materials; shape memory polymers; soft active materials; soft material computing; soft robotics

Citation Formats

Ze, Qiji, Kuang, Xiao, Wu, Shuai, Wong, Janet, Montgomery, S. Macrae, Zhang, Rundong, Kovitz, Joshua M., Yang, Fengyuan, Qi, H. Jerry, and Zhao, Ruike. Magnetic Shape Memory Polymers with Integrated Multifunctional Shape Manipulation. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1002/adma.201906657.
Ze, Qiji, Kuang, Xiao, Wu, Shuai, Wong, Janet, Montgomery, S. Macrae, Zhang, Rundong, Kovitz, Joshua M., Yang, Fengyuan, Qi, H. Jerry, & Zhao, Ruike. Magnetic Shape Memory Polymers with Integrated Multifunctional Shape Manipulation. United States. doi:10.1002/adma.201906657.
Ze, Qiji, Kuang, Xiao, Wu, Shuai, Wong, Janet, Montgomery, S. Macrae, Zhang, Rundong, Kovitz, Joshua M., Yang, Fengyuan, Qi, H. Jerry, and Zhao, Ruike. Sun . "Magnetic Shape Memory Polymers with Integrated Multifunctional Shape Manipulation". United States. doi:10.1002/adma.201906657.
@article{osti_1594161,
title = {Magnetic Shape Memory Polymers with Integrated Multifunctional Shape Manipulation},
author = {Ze, Qiji and Kuang, Xiao and Wu, Shuai and Wong, Janet and Montgomery, S. Macrae and Zhang, Rundong and Kovitz, Joshua M. and Yang, Fengyuan and Qi, H. Jerry and Zhao, Ruike},
abstractNote = {Shape-programmable soft materials that exhibit integrated multifunctional shape manipulations, including reprogrammable, untethered, fast, and reversible shape transformation and locking, are highly desirable for a plethora of applications, including soft robotics, morphing structures, and biomedical devices. Despite recent progress, it remains challenging to achieve multiple shape manipulations in one material system. Here, a novel magnetic shape memory polymer composite is reported to achieve this. The composite consists of two types of magnetic particles in an amorphous shape memory polymer matrix. The matrix softens via magnetic inductive heating of low-coercivity particles, and high-remanence particles with reprogrammable magnetization profiles drive the rapid and reversible shape change under actuation magnetic fields. Once cooled, the actuated shape can be locked. Additionally, varying the particle loadings for heating enables sequential actuation. Here, the integrated multifunctional shape manipulations are further exploited for applications including soft magnetic grippers with large grabbing force, reconfigurable antennas, and sequential logic for computing.},
doi = {10.1002/adma.201906657},
journal = {Advanced Materials},
number = 4,
volume = 32,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {12}
}

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