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Microfabrication Using Shape-Transforming Soft Materials

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Apsite, Indra ; Biswas, Arpan ; Li, Yuqi ; Ionov, Leonid:
Microfabrication Using Shape-Transforming Soft Materials.
In: Advanced Functional Materials. Vol. 30 (2020) Issue 26 . - No. 1908028.
ISSN 1616-3028
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The fabrication of hollow and multicomponent micro-objects with complex inner structures using state-of-the-art subtractive, formative, and additive manufacturing technologies is challenging. Controlled shape transformation offers a very elegant solution to this challenge. While shape transformations on macroscale can be achieved using either manual or automatic manipulation, shape transformations on microscale can better be realized using shape-changing polymers such as hydrogels, shape-memory polymers, liquid crystalline elastomers, and others. This review discusses the properties of different classes of shape-changing materials, the principle of shape transformation, possibilities to achieve complex shape transformation, as well as applications of shape-changing materials in microfabrication and other fields.

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Item Type: Article in a journal
Keywords: applications; principles; shape-changing materials
DDC Subjects: 500 Science > 540 Chemistry
Institutions of the University: Faculties > Faculty of Engineering Science > Professor Biofabrication
Faculties > Faculty of Engineering Science > Professor Biofabrication > Professor Biofabrication - Univ.-Prof. Dr. Leonid Ionov
Faculties > Faculty of Engineering Science
Language: English
Originates at UBT: Yes
URN: urn:nbn:de:bvb:703-epub-5081-7
Date Deposited: 17 Sep 2020 09:26
Last Modified: 17 Sep 2020 09:26


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