Current Situation and Latest Development of Intelligent Materials

Guomin LIN; Fang YUAN; Yanhua LI
July 2014
Advanced Materials Research;7/24/2014, Vol. 989-994, p288
Academic Journal
The background and design idea of the intelligent materials is introduced. Three elements of intelligent materials are given. Then based on classifying of intelligent materials, the features and applications of intelligent materials are researched. Principle and the latest applications of typical intelligent materials such as optical fiber, shape memory alloys, shape memory polymers, piezoelectric, magnetostrictive materials, fluid material and polymer colloid are analyzed simplely. The research difficulties and the future research focuses of intelligent material are pointed out.


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