Shape-Memory Alloys Could Improve Engine Efficiency

Shape-memory alloys that can operate at higher temperatures have been developed by researchers at Texas A&M University, potentially paving the way for the use of the smart materials inside turbine engines. Existing shape-memory alloys are limited to 400C (750F) unless expensive elements such as gold...
Graham Warwick

Graham leads Aviation Week's coverage of technology, focusing on engineering and technology across the aerospace industry, with a special focus on identifying technologies of strategic importance to aviation, aerospace and defense.

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