One of the most exciting areas of polymer research is the study of interfacial phenomena and their practical applications. This major work reviews the key research in this important area and is used in such areas as biomaterials.
Part one looks at the thermodynamics, kinetics and other fundamental properties of polymer surfaces and interfaces. The second part of the book reviews ways of characterising and manipulating interfacial phenomena. It includes examples of practical applications such as vaccine delivery, tissue engineering and the development of therapeutic lung surfactants.
With its distinguished editor and international team of contributors, Molecular interfacial phenomena of polymers and biopolymers is a standard work on understanding polymeric interfacial properties and their medical and other practical applications.
- Reviews key research in this hot area including biomaterials
- Examines polymeric interfacial properties and reviews medical and other practical applications
- Edited by a leading authority with contributions from distinguished experts worldwide
Researchers and postgraduate students with an interest in polymers or biopolymers
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- 22nd July 2005
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…it will be valued by researchers and postgraduate students with interest in polymers or biopolymers., Materials World
All the sections are unique and specialised to the authors' field of expertise., Materials World
Dr Pu Chen holds the Canada Research Chair in Nano-Biomaterials at the University of Waterloo, Canada.
University of Waterloo, Canada