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Shape Memory and Superelasticity

Advances in Science and Technology

Shape Memory and Superelasticity OnlineFirst articles

26-06-2020 | Announcement

Shape Memory and Superelasticity 2019 Best Paper Award

24-06-2020 | Special Issue: A Tribute to Prof. Dr. Gunther Eggeler, Invited Paper

Pseudoelastic NiTiNOL in Orthopaedic Applications

Pseudoelastic NiTiNOL presents an attractive material option for devices used in clinical orthopaedic applications. The capacity of the material to exert sustained compression during shape recovery aligns well with the mechanobiological factors …

11-06-2020 | Editorial

Announcing the Shape Memory and Superelasticity 2019 Editor’s Choice Selections

P. Šittner, L. Heller, P. Sedlák, Y. Chen, O. Tyc, O. Molnárová, L. Kadeřávek, and H. Seiner …

04-06-2020 | Technical Article

Functional and Structural Fatigue of Pseudoelastic NiTi: Global Vs Local Thermo-Mechanical Response

Functional and structural fatigue properties of a pseudoelastic NiTi alloy were analyzed at the light of local non-homogenous thermo-mechanical response, resulting from Lüder’s-like transformation bands. To this aim, in-situ full-field strain and …

04-06-2020 | Technical Article

Investigation and Composition Characterization of a “NiTi-like” Alloy Combining High Temperature Shape Memory and High Entropy

New high temperature shape memory alloys with five or more elements are under development and present attractive performances for several functional applications. These active metallic materials are called high entropy and high temperature shape …

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About this journal

The Shape Memory and Superelasticity journal invites original peer-reviewed papers that focus on shape memory materials research with contributions from materials science, materials engineering, experimental and theoretical mechanics, mathematics and physics. Of particular interest is to understand the response of these materials to   external stimuli such as force, displacement, temperature, magnetic fields, irradiation, corrosive media and so on in pursuit of uncovering new phenomenon, new materials and new applications as follows: (i) the journal papers will examine these materials utilizing the principles of continuum mechanics, micromechanics, microstructuraly informed constitutive modeling, atomistic models, mathematics of microstructures and other methodologies. (ii) the development  and use of advanced experimental techniques to expose and understand the shape memory response including thermal and mechanical cycling, application of magnetic and other external fields,  (iii) the exploration and further understanding of  shape memory materials due to fatigue, fracture and environmental factors are of significant interest,  (iv) novel applications of the materials will be explored in all areas including bio-medical devices, actuators, thin films, robotics, mechanical and aerospace engineering components, civil engineering structures, and micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS)

SMST Founders’ Grant

The International Organization on Shape Memory and Superelastic Technologies (SMST), an affiliate society of ASM International, is seeking applications for the 2019 SMST Founders’ Grant. The intent of the SMST Founders’ Grant is to provide funding for early, exploratory research related to shape memory and superelasticity. Learn more and apply today!

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