Methods are disclosed for making liquid crystalline polymer (LCP) foams and foam structures of various shapes and forms. LCP foams of the invention have a high compression strength suitable for high performance energy-absorption and energy-impact applications and devices.
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 This invention was made with Government support under Contract DE-AC05-76RLO-1830 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.