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Advanced Functional Polymers for Biomedical Applications

Advanced Functional Polymers for Biomedical Applications Book
Author : Masoud Mozafari,Narendra Pal Singh Chauhan
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2019-06-14
ISBN : 0128166045
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Advanced Functional Polymers for Biomedical Applications presents novel techniques for the preparation and characterization of functionalized polymers, enabling researchers, scientists and engineers to understand and utilize their enhanced functionality in a range of cutting-edge biomedical applications. Provides systematic coverage of the major types of functional polymers, discussing their properties, preparation techniques and potential applications Presents new synthetic approaches alongside the very latest polymer processing and characterization methods Unlocks the potential of functional polymers to support ground-breaking techniques for drug and gene delivery, diagnostics, tissue engineering and regenerative medicine

Microfluidics for Advanced Functional Polymeric Materials

Microfluidics for Advanced Functional Polymeric Materials Book
Author : Liang-Yin Chu,Wei Wang
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2017-06-12
ISBN : 352734182X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A comprehensive and systematic treatment of our current understanding of the microfluidic technique and its advantages in the controllable fabrication of advanced functional polymeric materials. Introducing and summarizing recent advances and achievements in the field, the authors cover the design and fabrication of microfluidic devices, the fundamentals and strategies for controllable microfluidic generation of multiphase liquid systems, and the use of these liquid systems with an elaborate combination of their structures and compositions for generating novel polymer materials, such as microcapsules, microfibers, valves, and membranes. Clear diagrams and illustrations throughout the text make the relevant theory and technologies more readily accessible. The result is a specialist reference for materials scientists, organic, polymer and physical chemists, and chemical engineers.

Functionalized Polymers

Functionalized Polymers Book
Author : Narendra Pal Singh Chauhan
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2021-05-14
ISBN : 1000291170
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Functionalized polymers are macromolecules to which chemically bound functional groups are attached which can be used as catalysts, reagents, protective groups, etc. Functionalized polymers have low cost, ease of processing and attractive features for functional organic molecules. Chemical reactions for the introduction of functional groups in polymers and the conversion of functional groups in polymers depend on different properties. Such properties are of great importance for functionalization reactions for possible applications of reactive polymers. This book deals with the synthesis and design of various functional polymers, the modification of preformed polymer backbones and their various applications.

Polymer Based Advanced Functional Composites for Optoelectronic and Energy Applications

Polymer Based Advanced Functional Composites for Optoelectronic and Energy Applications Book
Author : Nithin Kundachira Subramani,M.R. Siddaramaiah,Joong Hee Lee
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2021-05-28
ISBN : 0128185090
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Polymer-Based Advanced Functional Composites for Optoelectronic and Energy Applications explains how polymer-based smart composites and nanocomposites can be prepared and utilized for novel optical, sensor and energy-related applications. The book begins with an introductory section on the fundamentals of smart polymer composites, including structure-property relationships and conjugated polymers. Other sections examine optical applications, including the use of polymer-based smart composites for luminescent solar concentrators, electro-chromic applications, light conversion applications, ultraviolet shielding applications, LED encapsulation applications, sensor applications, including gas-sensing, strain sensing, robotics and tactile sensors, with final sections covering energy-related applications, including energy harvesting, conversion, storage, vibrational energy harvesting, and more. This is an essential guide for researchers, scientists and advanced students in smart polymers and materials, polymer science, composites, nanocomposites, electronics and materials science. It is also a valuable book for scientists, R&D professionals and engineers working with products that could utilize smart polymer composites. Provides thorough coverage of the latest pioneering research in the field of polymer-based smart composites Offers an applications-oriented approach, enabling the reader to understand state-of-the-art optical, sensor and energy applications Includes an in-depth introductory section, covering important aspects such as structure-property relationships and the role of conjugated polymers

Biocidal Polymers

Biocidal Polymers Book
Author : Narendra Pal Singh Chauhan
Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
Release : 2019-10-21
ISBN : 3110639130
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Biocidal polymers are designed to inhibit or kill microorganisms such as bacteria, fungi and protozoans. This book summarizes recent findings in the synthesis, modification and characterization of various antimicrobial polymers ranging from plastics and elastomers to biomimetic and biodegradable polymers. Modifications with different antimicrobial agents as well as antimicrobial testing methods are described in a comprehensive manner.

Advanced Functional Textiles and Polymers

Advanced Functional Textiles and Polymers Book
Author : Shahid Ul-Islam,B. S. Butola
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2019-11-12
ISBN : 1119605792
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This book on advanced functional textiles and polymers will offer a comprehensive view of cutting-edge research in newly discovered areas such as flame retardant textiles, antimicrobial textiles, insect repellent textiles, aroma textiles, medical-textiles, smart textiles, and nano-textiles etc. The second part the book provides innovative fabrication strategies, unique methodologies and overview of latest novel agents employed in the research and development of functional polymers.

Advanced Functional Membranes

Advanced Functional Membranes Book
Author : Inamuddin,Tariq Altalhi,Mohd Imran Ahamed,Mohammad Luqman
Publisher : Materials Research Forum LLC
Release : 2022-03-15
ISBN : 1644901803
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Functional membranes are used in food processing, sensor technology, medical and biomedical devices, desalination, waste water treatment, CO2 capture, energy production and energy storage, optoelectronics etc. The book reviews recent advances in the field and discusses challenges and perspectives. Keywords: Membrane Fabrication, Polymer Membranes, Self-Assembled Membranes, Molecular Probes, Membrane Fouling, Membrane Cleaning, Microfiltration, Ultrafiltration, Food Processing, Sensors, Medical Devices, Biomedical Applications, Desalination, Wastewater Treatment, Ion Exchange Processes, Polymeric Ceramic Membranes, Nano Holes, Fuel Cells, Lithium-Ion Batteries, Optoelectronics.

Biomaterials for Vasculogenesis and Angiogenesis

Biomaterials for Vasculogenesis and Angiogenesis Book
Author : Saeid Kargozar,Masoud Mozafari
Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
Release : 2022-06-01
ISBN : 0128218681
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Biomaterials for Angiogenesis and Vasculogenesis covers the application of materials designed to encourage new blood vessel formation. Angiogenesis and vasculogenesis play an important role in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine research by promoting vascular networks inside engineered tissues and thereby increasing tissue healing and regeneration. However, researchers are faced with the challenge of finding suitable materials for improving angiogenesis and vascular formation in assays. This book reviews a broad range of biomaterials for the promotion of blood vessel genesis, from polymers and bioactive glass, to nanomaterial scaffolds and 3D angiogenic constructs. In addition, the book covers a variety of applications for biomaterials in tissue repair and regeneration, including cardiovascular regeneration, liver tissue engineering and much more. It will serve as a detailed reference for researchers in academia and industry, working in the fields of biomedical science and engineering, materials science, regenerative medicine and translational medicine. Introduces readers to the molecular and cellular basis of angiogenesis and vasculogenesis Helps researchers find suitable biomaterials to promote angiogenesis in engineered tissues and assays Describes a range of biomaterials and their properties, including glass-ceramics, nano-carriers, polymers, and more

Nanotechnology Applications in Health and Environmental Sciences

Nanotechnology Applications in Health and Environmental Sciences Book
Author : Necdet Saglam,Feza Korkusuz,Ram Prasad
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2021-06-10
ISBN : 3030644103
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Nanoscience and nanotechnologies are leading to a major point to our understanding of nature. Nanotechnology can be generally defined as creation and use of nano-sized systems, devices, and structures which have special functions or properties because of their small size. This volume on Nanotechnology Applications in Health and Environmental Sciences focuses on biotechnological and environmental applications of nanomaterials. It covers popular and various nanomedical topics such as oncology, genetics, and reconstructive medicine. Additionally, many chapters give leading-edge information on nano-sensor applications and usage in specific disciplines. Also, two chapters on novel subjects have been included on Lantibiotics and microbiota. This book should be useful for nanotechnologists, microbiologists, and researchers interested in nanomedicine and nano-biotechnology, as well as environmental nanotechnology.

Superhydrophobic Polymer Coatings

Superhydrophobic Polymer Coatings Book
Author : Sushanta Samal,Smita Mohanty,Sanjay Kumar Nayak
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2019-08-21
ISBN : 0128172835
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Superhydrophobic Polymer Coatings: Fundamentals, Design, Fabrication, and Applications offers a comprehensive overview of the preparation and applications of polymer coatings with superhydrophobicity, guiding the reader through advanced techniques and scientific principles. Sections present detailed information on the fundamental theories and methods behind the preparation of superhydrophobic polymer coatings and demonstrate the current and potential applications of these materials, covering a range of novel and marketable uses across industry, including coatings with properties such as foul resistance and self-cleaning, anti-icing and ice-release, corrosion inhibition, antibacterial, anti-reflection, slip and drag reduction, oil-water separation, and advanced medical applications. This book is a highly valuable resource for academic researchers, scientists and advanced students working on polymer coatings or polymer surface modifications, as well as professionals across polymer science, polymer chemistry, plastics engineering, and materials science. The detailed information in this book will also be of great interest to scientists, R&D professionals, product designers and engineers who are looking to develop products with superhydrophobic coatings. Presents in-depth information on the advanced methods required in the preparation of superhydrophobic polymer coatings Covers the latest advances in the design of polymer coatings with superhydrophobic properties, including nanofabrication Explains cutting-edge industrial and medical applications, including self-cleaning coatings, corrosion inhibition, anti-icing and ice-release, and oil-water separation

Materials for Biomedical Engineering Absorbable Polymers

Materials for Biomedical Engineering  Absorbable Polymers Book
Author : Alexandru Grumezescu,Valentina Grumezescu
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2019-06-28
ISBN : 0128184167
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Materials for Biomedical Engineering: Absorbable Polymers provides a detailed and comprehensive review of recent progress in absorbable biopolymers and their impact on biomedical engineering. The book's main focus lies in their classification, processing, properties and performance, biocompatibility, and their applications in tissue engineering, drug delivery, bone repair and regenerative medicine. The most up-to-date methods used to obtain such polymers and how to improve their properties is discussed in detail. This book provides readers with a comprehensive and updated review of the latest research in the field of absorbable polymers for biomedical applications. Provides knowledge of the range of absorbable polymers currently available, enabling the reader to make optimal materials selection decisions Presents detailed information on current and proposed applications of the latest developments Includes a strong emphasis on chemistry and physico-chemical characterization of these materials and their application in biomedical engineering

Materials for Biomedical Engineering Thermoset and Thermoplastic Polymers

Materials for Biomedical Engineering  Thermoset and Thermoplastic Polymers Book
Author : Valentina Grumezescu,Alexandru Grumezescu
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2019-03-21
ISBN : 0128168757
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Materials for Biomedical Engineering: Thermoset and Thermoplastic Polymers presents the newest and most interesting approaches to intelligent polymer engineering in both current and future progress in biomedical sciences. Particular emphasis is placed on the properties needed for each selected polymer and how to increase their biomedical potential in varying applications, such as drug delivery and tissue engineering. These materials are intended for use in diagnoses, therapy and prophylaxis, but are also relatable to other biomedical related applications, such as sensors. Recent developments and future perspectives regarding their use in biomedicine are discussed in detail, making this book an ideal source on the topic. Highlights the most well-known applications of thermoset and thermoplastic polymers in biological and biomedical engineering Presents novel opportunities and ideas for developing or improving technologies in materials for companies, those in biomedical industries, and others Features at least 50% of references from the last 2-3 years

Materials for Biomedical Engineering Hydrogels and Polymer based Scaffolds

Materials for Biomedical Engineering  Hydrogels and Polymer based Scaffolds Book
Author : Alina-Maria Holban,Alexandru Grumezescu
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2019-03-20
ISBN : 0128169028
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Materials for Biomedical Engineering: Hydrogels and Polymer-Based Scaffolds discusses the use of a wide variety of hydrogels as bioactive scaffolds in regenerative medicine, including updates on innovative materials and their properties. Various types of currently investigated scaffolding materials and hydrogels are discussed, as is their future roles and applications, the main techniques for scaffold fabrication, and their characterization procedures. Readers will be able to use this book as a guide for the selection of the best materials for a specific application. Provides a valuable resource of recent scientific progress, highlighting the most well-known applications of hydrogels as bioactive scaffolds in regenerative medicine Includes novel opportunities and ideas for developing or improving technologies in biomaterials, and in related biomedical industries Features at least 50% of references from the last 2-3 years

Materials for Biomedical Engineering Bioactive Materials Properties and Applications

Materials for Biomedical Engineering  Bioactive Materials  Properties  and Applications Book
Author : Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu,Valentina Grumezescu
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2019-06-28
ISBN : 0128184329
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Materials for Biomedical Engineering: Bioactive Materials, Properties, and Applications introduces the reader to a broad range of the different types of bioactive materials used in biomedical engineering. All the main types of bioactive materials are discussed, with an emphasis placed on their synthesis, properties, performance, and potential for biomedical applications. Key chapters on modeling and surface modification and methods provide the step-by-step information needed by researchers. Important applications of bioactive materials, such as drug delivery, cancer therapy and clinical dentistry are also highlighted in detail. Final sections look at future perspectives for bioactive materials in biomedical engineering. Provides a knowledge of the range of bioactive materials available, enabling the reader to make optimal materials selection decisions Presents detailed information on current and proposed applications of the latest bioactive materials, thus empowering readers to design innovative products and processes Covers methods and provides the detailed guidance needed by researchers to replicate key procedures and contribute to further research and discovery in this important field

Applications of Polymers in Drug Delivery

Applications of Polymers in Drug Delivery Book
Author : Ambikanandan Misra,Aliasgar Shahiwala
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2020-10-02
ISBN : 0128226684
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Applications of Polymers in Drug Delivery, Second Edition, provides a comprehensive resource for anyone looking to understand how polymeric materials can be applied to current, new, and emerging drug delivery applications. Polymers play a crucial role in modulating drug delivery and have been fundamental in the successful development of many novel drug delivery systems. This book describes the development of polymeric systems, ranging from conventional dosage forms to the most recent smart systems. Regulatory and intellectual property aspects as well as the clinical applicability of polymeric drug delivery systems are also discussed. The chapters are organized by specific delivery route, offering methodical and detailed coverage throughout. This second edition has been thoroughly revised to include the latest developments in the field. This is an essential book for researchers, scientists, and advanced students, in polymer science, drug delivery, pharmacology/pharmaceuticals, materials science, tissue engineering, nanomedicine, chemistry, and biology. In industry, this book supports scientists, R&D, and other professionals, working on polymers for drug delivery applications. Explains how polymers can be prepared and utilized for all major drug delivery routes Presents the latest advances, including drug targeting, polymeric micelles and polymersomes, and the delivery of biologicals and nucleic acid therapeutics Includes appendices with in-depth information on pharmaceutical properties of polymers and regulatory aspects

Materials for Biomedical Engineering Biopolymer Fibers

Materials for Biomedical Engineering  Biopolymer Fibers Book
Author : Valentina Grumezescu,Alexandru Grumezescu
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2019-03-20
ISBN : 0128168730
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Materials for Biomedical Engineering: Biopolymer Fibers discusses the use of biopolymer fibers in the development of biomedical applications. It provides a recent review of the main types of polymeric fibers and their impact in biomedicine and related fields. The development of different instruments, such as sensors, medical fibers, and textiles are discussed, along with how they greatly benefited by progress made in polymeric fibers. The book provides a comprehensive and updated reference on the latest research in the field of biopolymers and their composites in relation to medical applications. Provides a valuable resource of recent scientific progress, highlighting the application and use of polymeric fibers in biomedical engineering that can be used by researchers, engineers and academics Includes novel opportunities and ideas for developing or improving technologies in biopolymers by companies, biomedical industries, and other sectors Features at least 50% of references from the last 2-3 years

Materials for Biomedical Engineering Nanobiomaterials in Tissue Engineering

Materials for Biomedical Engineering  Nanobiomaterials in Tissue Engineering Book
Author : Alina-Maria Holban,Alexandru Grumezescu
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2019-03-22
ISBN : 0128169109
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Materials for Biomedical Engineering: Nanobiomaterials in Tissue Engineering highlights the impact of novel bioactive materials in both current applications and their potential in the future progress of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. Tissue engineering is a well investigated and challenging bio-medical field, with promising perspectives to improve and support the quality of life in diseased patients. This book brings together the latest research findings regarding the design and versatility of bioactive materials and their potential in tissue engineering. In addition, recent progress in soft and hard tissue engineering is presented within the chapters of the book. Provides a valuable resource of recent scientific progress, highlighting the most well-known applications of bioactive materials in tissue engineering that can be used by researchers, engineers and academics Includes novel opportunities and ideas for developing or improving technologies in composites by companies, biomedical industries, and in related sectors Features at least 50% of references from the last 2-3 years

Materials for Biomedical Engineering Organic Micro and Nanostructures

Materials for Biomedical Engineering  Organic Micro and Nanostructures Book
Author : Alexandru Grumezescu,Alina-Maria Holban
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2019-06-18
ISBN : 0128184345
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Materials for Biomedical Engineering: Organic Micro- and Nanostructures provides an updated perspective on recent research regarding the use of organic particles in biomedical applications. The different types of organic micro- and nanostructures are discussed, as are innovative applications and new synthesis methods. As biomedical applications of organic micro- and nanostructures are very diverse and their impact on modern and future therapy, diagnosis and prophylaxis of diseases is huge, this book presents a timely resource on the topic. Users will find the latest information on cancer and gene therapy, diagnosis, drug delivery, green synthesis of nano- and microparticles, and much more. Provides knowledge of the range of organic micro- and nanostructures available, enabling the reader to make optimal materials selection decisions Presents detailed information on current and proposed applications of the latest biomedical materials Places a strong emphasis on the characterization, production and use of organic nanoparticles in biomedicine, such as gene therapy, DNA interaction and cancer management

Materials for Biomedical Engineering Nanomaterials based Drug Delivery

Materials for Biomedical Engineering  Nanomaterials based Drug Delivery Book
Author : Alina-Maria Holban,Alexandru Grumezescu
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2019-03-20
ISBN : 0128169141
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Materials for Biomedical Engineering: Nanomaterials-Based Drug Delivery highlights the progress made in the field of nanostructures bioactive materials and their impact on efficient drug delivery towards personalized medicine. Drug delivery is a well investigated and challenging bio-medical field, with promising perspectives in medicine and engineering. This book brings together the latest research findings regarding nanostructured materials and their potential in designing highly efficient and personalized drug delivery systems. Provides a valuable resource of recent scientific progress, highlighting the most well-known applications of nanostructures in drug delivery systems Includes novel opportunities and ideas for developing or improving technologies in composites by companies, biomedical industries, and in related sectors Features at least 50% of references from the last 2-3 years