11 March 2003 Characterization of rapid-solidified shape memory TiNiCu alloy as an actuator/sensor material element
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Proceedings Volume 4946, Transducing Materials and Devices; (2003) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.468289
Event: Photonics Fabrication Europe, 2002, Bruges, Belgium
Abstract
Ti50Ni50-xCux fine fibers were successfully developed by the arc-melted rapid-solidification method.It has been very difficult to do the conventional melt-work processing from the bulk material of this alloy to very fine fiber because of the brittleness from metallic compounds especially in the range of Cu⩾8 at%. The fibers showed good shape memroy effect. As Cu content increased, the temperature hysteresis of recovery strain-temperature curves as well as DSC curves became smaller and the tensile strength showed more than 1000MPa in Ti50Ni40Cu10 at% fiber. Therefore, the developed rapid-solidified, thermoelastic fiber fiber actuator/sensor materials have high potentiality of applications for micro-machines and the fillers of smart composites.
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Shizuka Tamoto, Shizuka Tamoto, Takeshi Yamahira, Takeshi Yamahira, Yasubumi Furuya, Yasubumi Furuya, Takehiko Segawa, Takehiko Segawa, } "Characterization of rapid-solidified shape memory TiNiCu alloy as an actuator/sensor material element", Proc. SPIE 4946, Transducing Materials and Devices, (11 March 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.468289; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.468289
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