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Mechanisms of multi-shape memory effects and associated energy release in shape memory polymers

Kai Yu,a   Tao Xie,b   Jinsong Leng,c   Yifu Dinga and   H. Jerry Qi*a  
Corresponding authors
Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado, UCB 427, Boulder, USA
E-mail: qih@colorado.edu
Chemical Sciences and Materials Systems Laboratory, General Motors Research and Development Center, Mail Code: 480-106-224, 30500 Mound Road, Warren, USA
Centre for Composite Materials, Science Park of Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT), P.O. Box 3011, No. 2 YiKuang Street, Harbin, P.R. China
Soft Matter, 2012,8, 5687-5695

DOI: 10.1039/C2SM25292A
Received 09 Feb 2012, Accepted 19 Mar 2012
First published online 17 Apr 2012
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