Methods of activating thermally responsive active materials using wireless transmission

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 8656714
APP PUB NO 20120137672A1
SERIAL NO

13371441

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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, MI12618

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Alexander, Paul W Ypsilanti, US 129 658
Browne, Alan L Grosse Pointe, US 343 3187
Johnson, Nancy L Northville, US 328 2814
Mance, Andrew M Royal Oak, US 26 151
Mankame, Nilesh D Ann Arbor, US 132 684
Pinto,, IV Nicholas W Ferndale, US 28 48
Sarosi, Peter Maxwell Royal Oak, US 14 39
Wittorf, Marten Ingelheim, DE 27 69

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