Platinum Alloys for Shape Memory Applications

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dc.contributor.author Biggs, T
dc.contributor.author Cortie, MB
dc.contributor.author Witcomb, MJ
dc.contributor.author Cornish, LA
dc.date.accessioned 2010-05-28T09:49:34Z
dc.date.issued 2003-10
dc.identifier.citation Platinum Metals Review, 2003, 47 (4), pp. 142 - 156
dc.identifier.issn 0032-1400
dc.identifier.other C1UNSUBMIT en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/9432
dc.description.abstract Shape memory alloys (SMAs) are materials that can change their shape at a specific temperature and are used in applications as diverse as sensors, temperature sensitive switches, force actuators, fire-safety valves, orthodontic wires, fasteners, and couplers. The possible advantages offered by platinum-based SMAs involving the metals: iron, aluminium, gallium, titanium, chromium, and vanadium, are considered here and the likely systems upon which such alloys might be based are assessed. It is suggested that the most promising candidate systems are ternary-alloyed variations of the Pt 3Al and PtTi phases, although SMAs based on PtFe3 have potential for low temperature applications. It appears possible to engineer a shape memory transition in the (Pt, Ni)Ti system anywhere between room temperature and 1000°C, a versatility which is probably unique among all known SMAs.
dc.language eng
dc.title Platinum Alloys for Shape Memory Applications
dc.type Journal Article
dc.parent Platinum Metals Review
dc.journal.volume 4
dc.journal.volume 47
dc.journal.number 4 en_US
dc.publocation UK en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 142 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 156 en_US
dc.cauo.name SCI.Physics and Advanced Materials en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 0204 Condensed Matter Physics
dc.for 0912 Materials Engineering
dc.for 1007 Nanotechnology
dc.personcode 020302
dc.percentage 40 en_US
dc.classification.name Nanotechnology en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
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pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Science
utslib.copyright.status Open Access
utslib.copyright.date 2015-04-15 12:23:47.074767+10
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utslib.collection.history General (ID: 2)


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