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Thermally or Photochemically Activated Small Molecule Delivery Platform

United States Patent Application

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Thermally or photochemically activated small molecule delivery polymers and platforms enable `on-demand` delivery of a vapor-phase lubricant, such as pentanol or other alcohols, that enable scheduled or as-needed lubrication of MEMS devices, thereby greatly improving the reliability and lifespan of the devices.
Johnson, Ross Stefan (Wilmington, DE), Dirk, Shawn M. (Albuquerque, NM), Washburn, Cody M. (Albuquerque, NM), Dugger, Michael T. (Tijeras, NM)
14/ 340,153
July 24, 2014
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT INTEREST [0002] This invention was made with Government support under contract no. DE-AC04-94AL85000 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy to Sandia Corporation. The Government has certain rights in the invention.