Shape-changing ‘smart’ material: Heat, light stimulate self-assembly

Posted by on June 30, 2016 1:20 pm
Categories: Science

Researchers have developed a unique, multifunctional smart material that can change shape from heat or light and assemble and disassemble itself. This is the first time researchers have been able to combine several smart abilities, including shape memory behavior, light-activated movement and self-healing behavior, into one material.

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