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An actuator including a device made of thin film shape memory material mounted to a substrate. The thin film device is deformed from its original shape. Thereafter, the device is heated to restore the device to its original shape. Motion of the device occurs in the deforming and restoring steps, which is used to produce some form of work result.

Title
Thin film shape memory alloy and method for producing
Application Number
7/265176
Publication Number
4864824
Application Date
October 31, 1988
Publication Date
September 12, 1989
Inventor
James A Walker
Howell
NJ, US
Mehran Mehregany
Cambridge
MA, US
Kaigham J Gabriel
Fair Haven
NJ, US
Agent
Jerry W Herndon
Assignee
American Telephone and Telegraph Company AT&T Bell Laboratories
NJ, US
IPC
F03G 7/06
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