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Advances in fabrication technologies, especially in AM, now allow the generation of a class of metamaterials called mechanical metamaterials that have enhanced, unusual mechanical properties
In a recent work published online in Advanced Engineering Materials (selected as the inside cover), Mahdi Bodaghi and collaborators, from Australia and Canada, introduced metamaterials
Liquid crystal elastomers (LCE) are appealing candidates among active materials for 4D printing, due to their reversible, programmable, and rapid actuation capabilities. Recent progress has
Soft robotic modules have potential therapeutic and educational purposes. However, they need to be safe, soft, smart, and customizable to serve individuals’ different preferences and
With the aim of a scientometric review, a group of researchers from India recognizes the recent research hotspots, trends, and worldwide scope of 4D printing
Smart materials including liquid crystal elastomers (LCE) and shape memory polymers (SMP) have long been used as the primary components of multifunctional composites because of
Rytis Mitkus and his team from the Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany, demonstrated the 4D printing of conductive PLA (CPLA) into the SMP structure, which
Fredric Demoly and his team proposed and answered the term along with more attractions and limitations of 4D printing in “Roadmapping 4D Printing through Disruptive
Prof. Antoine Le Duigou and David Correa outlined biomimetic methods used for the design and fabrication of 4D printed natural fiber composite actuators, such as
Smart materials in additive manufacturing (AM) is an attractive and multi-disciplinary research direction that demands more than one book, author, or discipline to talk about
Grayscale masked vat photopolymerization (MSLA) 3D printing enables the fabrication of graded structures from a single material, overcoming a major limitation of vat photopolymerization methods.
Digital Light Processing (DLP) is a high-resolution, high-speed additive manufacturing method that builds 3D parts by selectively curing photopolymerizable resins layer-by-layer. To achieve multi-color DLP