Track 4

Smart Materials

Smart Materials:

Smart materials, called also intelligent or responsive materials, are designed materials that have one or more properties. Smart materials have properties that react to changes in their environment. This means that one of their properties can be changed by an external condition, such as temperature, light, pressure, electricity, voltage, pH, or chemical compounds. This change is reversible and can be repeated many times. Different types of smart materials like Shape Memory Alloys, Magneto strictive, Shape Memory Polymers, Hydrogels, Electroactive Polymers, Bio-Component Fibers.

Related Societies:

International Union of Vacuum Science, Technique, and Applications | Society for Experimental Mechanics | Society of Glass | American Chemical Society (ACS) | American Physical Society (APS) | The Materials Information Society (ASM International) | Graphene Stakeholders Association | American National Standards Institute Nanotechnology Panel | Instituto Zuliano de Investigaciones Tecnológicas | American Physical Society | Canadian NanoBusiness Alliance | Collaborative Centre for Applied Nanotechnology | James Watt Nanofabrication Centre