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Twisted nanocomposite fibres make high-energy micro-engine

By 17th July 2019 October 24th, 2019 No Comments

Researchers from the University of Bordeaux have made an untethered high-energy micro-engine from shape memory nanocomposite fibres. These fibres are twisted to store mechanical energy that can then be released on demand by applying a small temperature change. The work is reported in Science.

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