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Keeping the shape memory properties of miniaturized components of NiTi alloys by laser machining
Author(s): Heinz Haferkamp; Martin Goede; M. Leester-Schaedel; Stefan Paschko
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Paper Abstract

The mechanical properties of shape memory alloys (SMAs) are finding more and more attention in micro-system technology. However, only a few processes are available for machining of miniaturized SMA-components. During the machining process, changes of the shape memory properties due to the extension of the heat effected zone or mechanical tensions have to be avoided. Especially for complex geometries with dimensions in the submillimeter-range, these requirements are difficult to fulfill.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 July 1999
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3675, Smart Structures and Materials 1999: Smart Materials Technologies, (12 July 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.352800
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Heinz Haferkamp, Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. (Germany)
Martin Goede, Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. (Germany)
M. Leester-Schaedel, Technical Univ. Braunschweig (Germany)
Stefan Paschko, Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3675:
Smart Structures and Materials 1999: Smart Materials Technologies
Manfred R. Wuttig, Editor(s)

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