Conducting polymers : bioinspired intelligent materials and by Toribio Fernandez Otero, Hans-Jorg Schneider, Mohsen

By Toribio Fernandez Otero, Hans-Jorg Schneider, Mohsen Shahinpoor

Many key points of lifestyles are according to evidently taking place polymers, similar to polysaccharides, proteins and DNA. Unsurprisingly, their molecular functionalities, macromolecular buildings and fabric houses are offering thought for designing new polymeric fabrics with particular features, for instance responsive, adaptive and self-healing materials.

Bio-inspired Polymers covers all points of the topic, starting from the synthesis of biomimetic polymers, to structure–property relationships, fabrics with complicated homes and functions of bio-inspired polymers in such different fields as adhesives, tissue engineering, optical fabrics, synthetic muscular tissues, self-cleaning surfaces, nanoreactors and self-reporting materials.

Written and edited by means of top specialists at the subject, the ebook offers a entire evaluate and crucial graduate point textual content on bio-inspired polymers for fabrics scientists, polymer chemists and biologists operating in either academia and industry.

Show description

Read or Download Conducting polymers : bioinspired intelligent materials and devices PDF

Similar cell biology books

Peptide Growth Factors Part B

The significantly acclaimed laboratory common, tools in Enzymology , is without doubt one of the so much hugely revered guides within the box of biochemistry. given that 1955, each one quantity has been eagerly awaited, usually consulted, and praised by way of researchers and reviewers alike. The sequence includes a lot fabric nonetheless proper this present day - actually a necessary booklet for researchers in all fields of lifestyles sciences.

Liposomes, Part D

Liposomes are mobile constructions made from lipid molecules. vital as a mobile version within the learn of simple biology, liposomes also are utilized in medical functions similar to drug supply and virus reports. Liposomes half D is a continuation of prior MIE Liposome volumes A, B, and C. Contents: Antibody or Ligand unique Liposomes; surroundings delicate liposomes; liposomal oligonucleotides; liposomes in vivo

Isolation of Plant Organelles and Structures: Methods and Protocols

This ebook brings jointly the key options utilized in the isolation or enrichment of person populations of organelles and different subcellular constructions from vegetation with the target that, by means of with the ability to isolate subcellular constructions, the examine and figuring out of varied features of compartmentalized functionality in plant cells might be complicated.

Extra resources for Conducting polymers : bioinspired intelligent materials and devices

Example text

Going one step further, the final aim of any electropolymerization in the context of this book should be the synthesis of materials with improved properties for use in the production of new and improved electrochemical devices. Taking into account the empirical evidence that the properties of the generated material change with the synthesis conditions, knowing how these conditions influence the electrochemical properties of the synthesized material should provide the required tools to obtain tailored materials for specific applications and devices.

1b) as the current or potential generator for the two electrode electrochemical cell; its reference electrode (RE) output will be short-circuited with the CE output. In electrochemical devices, such as batteries, artificial muscles or smart electrochemical windows to mention just a few, the device actuation originates from the transformation of each electrode material, occurring by an electrochemical reaction. The electrolyte (a solid or wet membrane) is required to avoid short-circuits between both electrodes, to close the electrical circuit guaranteeing the ionic conductivity between both electrodes and to supply the counterions required for charge balance in every electrode material during its reaction.

Electrochem. , 1996, 143, 1. M. Rikukawa and K. Sanui, Prog. Polym. , 2000, 25, 1463–1502. J. W. Fergus, J. Power Sources, 2010, 195, 4554–4569. P. Knauth, Solid State Ionics, 2009, 180, 911–916. T. Welton, Chem. , 1999, 99, 2071–2084. M. C. Buzzeo, R. G. Evans and R. G. Compton, ChemPhysChem, 2004, 5, 1106–1120. M. Armand, F. Endres, D. R. MacFarlane, H. Ohno and B. Scrosati, Nat. , 2009, 8, 621–629. J. Arias-Pardilla, W. Walker, F. Wudl and T. F. Otero, J. Phys. Chem. B, 2010, 114, 12777–12784.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.12 of 5 – based on 49 votes