Processable, tunable thio-ene crosslinked polyurethane shape memory polymers
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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. A post-polymerization crosslinking synthetic approach is employed that combines polyurethane and thiol-ene synthetic processes. Other embodiments are described herein.
Hearon, Keith; Nash, Landon D.; Wilson, Thomas; Maitland, Duncan J.; Wierzbicki, Mark A. (8/4/). Processable, tunable thio-ene crosslinked polyurethane shape memory polymers. United States. Patent and Trademark Office; Texas A&M University. Libraries. Available electronically from