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时间:2019-03-01 05:18:02166网络整理admin

An artificial muscle is being patented by the University of Texas, Dallas (WO 2007/103832). It consists of a shape-memory alloy coated with a platinum catalyst in a device that allows methanol to be drawn along its surface. Exposing that surface to air oxidises the methanol, heating the alloy and making it bend. Cutting the methanol supply returns the alloy to its original shape,