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Smart Functional Polymer Hydrogels

Smart Functional Polymer Hydrogels

Jun Fu, Zi Liang Wu

ISBN: 978-3-527-34318-8

Jun 2020

300 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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Description

A timely and comprehensive overview of novel, high-strength, functional hydrogels, covering diverse topics ranging from their synthesis, structural and property control to novel strategies for fabricating such sophisticated devices as actuators, soft robotics and artificial muscles.
As a result, materials scientists, sensor developers, and polymer chemists gain the in-depth knowledge needed to both make and use polymer hydrogels.
Synthesis
Network Structures
Mechanical Properties
Toughening Mechanisms
Multi-Responsiveness
Structure-Function Relationships
Soft Actuators
Soft Robotics
Artificial Muscles
Hydrogel-Based Sensors