New self-stretching material developed at University of Rochester
Rochester NY (SPX) Feb 17, 2015
Although most materials slightly expand when heated, there is a new class of rubber-like material that not only self-stretches upon cooling; it reverts back to its original shape when heated, all without physical manipulation.
The findings were recently published in the journal ACS Macro Letters.
The material is like a shape-memory polymer because it can be switched between two diffe —> Read More Here