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Title: Rubber-like shape memory polymeric materials with repeatable thermal-assisted healing function
Authors: Wang, C.C.
Huang, W.M.
Ding, Z.
Zhao, Y.
Purnawali, H.
Zheng, L.X.
Fan, H.
He, C.B. 
Issue Date: Nov-2012
Citation: Wang, C.C., Huang, W.M., Ding, Z., Zhao, Y., Purnawali, H., Zheng, L.X., Fan, H., He, C.B. (2012-11). Rubber-like shape memory polymeric materials with repeatable thermal-assisted healing function. Smart Materials and Structures 21 (11) : -. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: A thermo-responsive shape memory polymeric material is reported, which is not only rubber-like from above to below its shape recovery temperature, but also has a repeatable thermal-assisted healing function. The mechanisms behind both features are identified. It is found that while micron-sized inclusions play a part in the shape memory effect (SME), tangled polymer chains contribute to the rubber-like phenomenon and repeatable thermal-assisted healing function atop the SME. This tangling effect enables a perfect combination of high elasticity, SME and repeatable thermal-assisted healing to be simultaneously achieved. © 2012 IOP Publishing Ltd.
Source Title: Smart Materials and Structures
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/86690
ISSN: 09641726
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