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Thin Film Shape Memory Alloys

Fundamentals and Device Applications

Author: Shuichi Miyazaki,Yong Qing Fu,Wei Min Huang

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139481045

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: N.A

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This book, the first dedicated to this exciting and rapidly growing field, enables readers to understand and prepare high-quality, high-performance TiNi shape memory alloys (SMAs). It covers the properties, preparation and characterization of TiNi SMAs, with particular focus on the latest technologies and applications in MEMS and biological devices. Basic techniques and theory are covered to introduce new-comers to the subject, whilst various sub-topics, such as film deposition, characterization, post treatment, and applying thin films to practical situations, appeal to more informed readers. Each chapter is written by expert authors, providing an overview of each topic and summarizing all the latest developments, making this an ideal reference for practitioners and researchers alike.
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Mechanical Properties of Structural Films

Author: American Society for Testing and Materials

Publisher: ASTM International

ISBN: 9780803128897

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 333

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Recent advances in the mechanical properties of structural films are described in these papers from a November 2000 symposium held in Orlando, Florida. Papers are organized in sections on fracture and fatigue of structural films, elastic behavior and residual stress in thin films, tensile testing of
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Nanostructured Thin Films and Coatings

Functional Properties

Author: Sam Zhang

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1420093975

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 422

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Authored by leading experts from around the world, the three-volume Handbook of Nanostructured Thin Films and Coatings gives scientific researchers and product engineers a resource as dynamic and flexible as the field itself. The first two volumes cover the latest research and application of the mechanical and functional properties of thin films and coatings, while the third volume explores the cutting-edge organic nanostructured devices used to produce clean energy. This second volume, Nanostructured Thin Films and Coatings: Functional Properties, focuses on functional properties (i.e., optical, electronic, and electrical) and related devices and applications. It also addresses topics such as: Large-scale fabrication of functional thin films using nanoarchitecture via chemical routes Fabrication and characterization of SiC nanostructured/nanocomposite films Low-dimensional nanocomposite fabrication and its applications Optical and optoelectronic properties of silicon nanocrystals embedded in SiO2 matrix Electrical properties of silicon nanocrystals embedded in amorphous SiO2 matrix Optical aspects of properties and applications of sol-gel-derived nanostructured thin films Controllably micro/nanostructured films and devices Thin-film shape memory alloy for microsystem applications A complete resource, this handbook provides the detailed explanations that newcomers need, as well as the latest cutting-edge research and data for experts. Covering a wide range of mechanical and functional technologies, including those used in clean energy, these books also feature figures, tables, and images that will aid research and help professionals acquire and maintain a solid grasp of this burgeoning field. The Handbook of Nanostructured Thin Films and Coatings is composed of this volume and two others: Nanostructured Thin Films and Coatings: Mechanical Properties Organic Nanostructured Thin Film Devices and Coatings for Clean Energy


Proceedings of the International Conference on Shape Memory and Superelastic Technologies

Author: Matthias Mertmann

Publisher: ASM International

ISBN: 1615031189

Category: Alloys

Page: 658

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Biological and Biomedical Coatings Handbook


Author: Sam Zhang

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781439849972

Category: Medical

Page: 520

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Written in a versatile, contemporary style that will benefit both novice and expert alike, Biological and Biomedical Coatings Handbook, Two-Volume Set covers the state of the art in the development and implementation of advanced thin films and coatings in the biological field. Consisting of two volumes—Processing and Characterization and Applications—this handbook details the latest understanding of advances in the design and performance of biological and biomedical coatings, covering a vast array of material types, including bio-ceramics, polymers, glass, chitosan, and nanomaterials. Contributors delve into a wide range of novel techniques used in the manufacture and testing of clinical applications for coatings in the medical field, particularly in the emerging area of regenerative medicine. Building on the theoretical and methodological fundamentals of coatings as presented in the first volume, Applications covers: Biological/biomedical implants and other applications of carbon-based materials Control of drug release from coatings MIcrofluidic and biosensing/bioactive coatings and applications Surfaces and coatings of orthopedic, dental, and other implants Sol–gel-derived hydroxyapatite coatings on metallic implants Impedance spectroscopy With chapters authored by world experts at the forefront of research in their respective areas, this timely set provides searing insights and practical information to explore a subject that is fundamental to the success of biotechnological pursuits.
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Ni-free Ti-based Shape Memory Alloys

Author: Hee Young Kim,Shuichi Miyazaki

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: 0128093846

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 219

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Ni-free Ti-based Shape Memory Alloys reviews the fundamental issues of biomedical beta-type Ti base shape memory and superelastic alloys, including martensitic transformation, shape memory and superelastic properties, alloy development, thermomechanical treatment and microstructure control, and biocompatibility. Some unique properties, such as large nonlinear elastic behavior and low Young’s modulus, observed in metastable Ti alloys are discussed on the basis of phase stability. As it is expected that superelastic Ti alloys will further expand the applications of shape memory alloys within the biomedical field, this book provides a comprehensive review of these new findings in Ti-base shape memory and superelastic alloys. Includes coverage of phase transformations in titanium alloys Discusses mechanical properties and alloy development Presents a review of Ti-based shape alloys and their applications

Shape Memory Materials and Its Applications

Proceedings of the International Conference on Shape Memory and Superelastic Technologies and Shape Memory Materials (SMST-SMM 2001), Held in Kunming, China, September 2 to 6, 2001

Author: Y. Y. Chu,L. C. Zhao

Publisher: Trans Tech Publication


Category: Computers

Page: 591

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This volume contains the proceedings of the International Conference on Shape Memory and Superelastic Technologies and Shape Memory Materials (SMST-SMM 2001) which was held in Kunming, China, on the 2-6 September, 2001. This built on the SMST and SMM international conference series; thus making the present conference more international, and fostering a lively cross-fertilization to promote developments in both materials themselves and in their applications. The proceedings comprise 131 papers which cover all aspects of shape memory materials (SMM), and the application of shape memory and superelastic technologies (SMST). The main topics covered are: medical applications of Nitinol, and related issues concerning its bio-performance and surface modification, as well as industrial applications of NiTi-, Cu- and Fe-based shape memory alloys; developments in fabrication and property improvement and the novel exploitation of various traditional and newly-emerging shape memory materials including NiTi-based, Cu-based, Fe-based and high-temperature shape memory alloys, as well as thin-film, porous, composite, magnetic and other materials.


Proceedings of the International Conference on Shape Memory and Superelastic Technologies

Author: Scott M. Russell

Publisher: ASM International

ISBN: 1615031065

Category: Alloys

Page: 720

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Shape Memory Microactuators

Author: Manfred Kohl

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783540206354

Category: Science

Page: 247

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Since the beginning of the nineties, shape memory alloys (SMA) have become available for microsystems technology. Currently the breadth of research and development activities on SMA microactuators ranges from pure scientific topics of materials research to technological problems, such as micromachining, integration and contacting. The book gives an overview of recent achievements, describing the development of microvalves and linear actuators comprehensively from concept through prototype. Further key aspects included are three-dimensional models for handling complex SMA actuator geometries and coupled simulation routines that take multifunctional properties into account. Mechanical and thermal optimization criteria are introduced for actuator design, allowing an optimum use of the shape memory effect. It is shown that some of the prototypes presented, e.g. SMA microgrippers, already outperform conventional components.
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Proceedings of the International Conference on Shape Memory and Superelastic Technologies

Author: Brian A. Berg

Publisher: ASM International

ISBN: 1615031200

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 864

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IUTAM Symposium on Mechanics of Martensitic Phase Transformation in Solids

Author: Qing-Ping Sun

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9401700699

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 256

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Phase transition phenomena in solids are of vital interest to physicists, materials scientists, and engineers who need to understand and model the mechanical behavior of solids during various kinds of phase transformations. This volume is a collection of 29 written contributions by distinguished invited speakers from 14 countries to the IUTAM Symposium on Mechanics of Martensitic Phase Transformation in Solids, the first IUTAM Symposium focusing on this topic. It contains basic theoretical and experimental aspects of the recent advances in the mechanics research of martensitic phase transformations. The main topics include microstructure and interfaces, material instability and its propagation, micromechanics approaches, interaction between plasticity and phase transformation, phase transformation in thin films, single and polycrystalline shape memory alloys, shape memory polymers, TRIP steels, etc. Due to the multidisciplinary nature of the research covered, this volume will be of interest to researchers, graduate students and engineers in the field of theoretical and applied mechanics as well as materials science and technology.
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Shape Memory Alloys

Author: M. Fremond,S. Miyazaki

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3709143489

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 147

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This book consists of two chapters. The first chapter deals with the thermomechanical macroscopic theory describing the transformation and deformation behavior of shape memory alloys. The second chapter deals with the extensive and fundamental review of the experimental works which include crystallography, transformations and mechanical characteristics in Ti-Ni, Cu-base and ferrous shape memory alloys.
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Advances in Electronic and Electrochemical Ceramics

Proceedings of the 107th Annual Meeting of The American Ceramic Society, Baltimore, Maryland, USA 2005

Author: Faith Dogan,Prashant N. Kumta

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118407903

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 227

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This proceedings contains papers presented at the Electronics inExtreme Environments, International Fuel Cells and Related Systems,and Advanced Dielectrics for Wireless Communicationssymposia.