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The Development of a Monolithic Shape Memory Alloy Actuator Toews, Leslie Marilyn (University of Waterloo, 2004)Shape memory alloys (SMAs) provide exciting opportunities for miniature actuation systems. As SMA actuators are scaled down in size, cooling increases and bandwidth, improves. However, the inclusion of a bias element ...