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    • Medical devices coated with shape memory polymer foams 

      Muschalek, Rachael; Hearon, Keith; Nash, Landon D.; Maitland, Duncan J. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2020-02-18)
      An embodiment includes a system comprising: a substrate of a medical device; an un-foamed polyurethane coating directly contacting the substrate and fixedly attached to the substrate; a thermoset polyurethane shape memory ...
    • Processable, tunable thio-ene crosslinked polyurethane shape memory polymers 

      Hearon, Keith; Nash, Landon D.; Wilson, Thomas; Maitland, Duncan J.; Wierzbicki, Mark A. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 8/4/2020)
      An embodiment includes a platform shape memory polymer system. Such an embodiment exhibits a blend of tunable, high performance mechanical attributes in combination with advanced processing capabilities and good biocompatibility. ...
    • Solvent depression of transition temperature to selectively stimulate actuation of shape memory polymer foams 

      Boyle, Anthony J.; Hearon, Keith; Maitland, Duncah J.; Nash, Landon D.; Wilson, Thomas S. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2020-02-04)
      An embodiment of the invention is a shape memory polymer (SMP) foam designed to recover its original shape through exposure to a solvent. Thermo-responsive SMPs are polymers designed to maintain a programmed secondary shape ...