US Patent Application No: 2012/0137,672

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METHODS OF ACTIVATING THERMALLY RESPONSIVE ACTIVE MATERIALS USING WIRELESS TRANSMISSION

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Actuation assemblies for and methods of activating a thermally actuated active material actuator utilizing wireless transmissions of energy.

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GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLCDETROIT, MI9639

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Alexander, Paul W Ypsilanti, MI 191 272
Browne, Alan L Grosse Pointe, MI 560 1830
Johnson, Nancy L Northville, MI 517 1651
Mance, Andrew M Royal Oak, MI 40 118
Mankame, Nilesh D Ann Arbor, MI 171 302
Pinto,, IV Nicholas W - 38 23
Sarosi, Peter Maxwell - 19 13
Wittorf, Marten Taunus, DE 35 23

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