Polymeric blends for sensor and actuation dual functionality.
Issued: February 10, 2004
Inventor: Terry L. St. Clair, Joycelyn S. Harrison, Ji Su and Zoubeida Ounaies
Assigned: The United States of America as represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Key Statement: Electroactive polymeric blend materials which offer both sensing and actuation dual functionality. The materials are blends of a sensing component selected from the group consisting of ferroelectric, piezoelectric, pyroelectric and photoelectric polymers and an actuating component that responds to an electric field in terms of dimensional change.
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|Date:||Oct 1, 2004|
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