TY - CHAP A1 - Leire Ruiz-Rubio A2 - Leyre Pérez-Álvarez A3 - Beñat Artetxe A4 - Juan M. Gutiérrez-Zorrilla A5 - José Luis Vilas ED1 - Alicia Esther Ares Y1 - 2018-09-26 PY - 2018 T1 - Shape Memory Hydrogels Based on Noncovalent Interactions N2 - Shape-memory materials are materials that react under variations of electric or magnetic fields, physical or chemical changes, and that when returning to the initial conditions recover their original form, capable of repeating this process an infinite number of times without deteriorating. The characteristics, fabrication techniques, and thermomechanical treatment of various shape-memory materials are described in detail in this book. The book describes several principles and applications. BT - Shape-Memory Materials SP - Ch. 6 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.78013 DO - 10.5772/intechopen.78013 SN - 978-1-78923-683-5 PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2022-01-22 ER -