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    • Epoxy-based shape-memory actuators obtained via dual-curing of off-stoichiometric \"thiol-epoxy\" mixtures 

      Belmonte, Alberto; Russo, Claudio; Ambrogi, Veronica; Fernández Francos, Xavier; Flor López, Sílvia de la (2017-03-21)
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      In this work, epoxy-based shape-memory actuators have been developed by taking advantage of the sequential dual-curing of off-stoichiometric “thiol–epoxy” systems. Bent-shaped designs for flexural actuation were obtained ...
    • Synthesis and characterization of liquid-crystalline networks: toward autonomous shape-memory actuation 

      Belmonte Parra, Alberto; Cesare, Giuseppe Cesare; Gentile, Gennaro; Fernández Francos, Xavier; de la Flor1 López, Sílvia; Cerruti, Pierfrancesco; Ambrogi, Veronica (2017-10-12)
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      In this paper, epoxy-based shape-memory liquid-crystalline lightly cross-linked networks (LCN) are synthesized and characterized with a view to the future development of two-way autonomous shape-memory actuators by coupling ...
    • Thermally-triggered free-standing shape-memory actuators 

      Belmonte Parra, Alberto; Lama, Giuseppe C.; Gentile, Gennaro; Cerruti, Pierfrancesco; Ambrogi, Veronica; Fernández Francos, Xavier; de la Flor1 López, Sílvia (2017-12-01)
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      This investigation presents a new approach to obtain free-standing thermally-triggered “two-way” shape-memory actuators by realizing multilayer structures constituted by glassy thermoset (GT) films anchored to a previously ...