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Organic bionics

Author: Gordon G Wallace; Simon Moulton; Robert M I Kapsa; Michael Higgins
Publisher: Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2012.
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The first reference on this emerging interdisciplinary research area at the interface between materials science and biomedicine is written by pioneers in the field, who address the requirements, current status and future challenges. Focusing on inherently conducting polymers, carbon nanotubes and graphene, they adopt a systematic approach, covering all relevant aspects and concepts: synthesis and fabrication,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Wallace, Gordon G.
Organic Bionics.
Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon G Wallace; Simon Moulton; Robert M I Kapsa; Michael Higgins
ISBN: 9783527646050 3527646051 1280662867 9781280662867
OCLC Number: 787843754
Description: 1 online resource (240 pages)
Contents: Organic Bionics; Contents; Foreword by Professor Graeme Clark; Acknowledgments; 1 Medical Bionics; 1.1 Medical Bionic Devices; 1.1.1 Electrodes and Electrode Arrays; 1.1.1.1 Bionic Hearing; 1.1.1.2 Bionic Vision; 1.1.1.3 Neural Prosthetic Applications; 1.1.1.4 Vagus Nerve Stimulation (Epilepsy and Pain Management); 1.1.1.5 Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation; 1.1.1.6 Cardiovascular Applications; 1.1.1.7 Orthopedic Applications; 1.2 Key Elements of a Medical Bionic Device; 1.2.1 Organic Conductors; 1.2.1.1 Neural Stimulation and Recording. 1.2.2 Emerging Areas of Application for Medical Bionics1.2.2.1 Bionics for Peripheral Nerve Injury; 1.2.2.2 Bionics for Damaged or Diseased Muscle; 1.2.3 Outline of the Book; References; 2 Carbon; 2.1 Introduction to Carbon; 2.2 Graphene; 2.2.1 Properties of Graphene; 2.2.1.1 Electronic Properties; 2.2.1.2 Electrochemical Properties; 2.2.1.3 Chemical Properties; 2.2.1.4 Mechanical Properties; 2.3 Carbon Nanotubes; 2.3.1 Synthesis; 2.3.2 Electronic Properties of Carbon Nanotubes; 2.3.3 Electrochemistry of Carbon Nanotubes; 2.3.4 Chemical and Biological Properties of Carbon Nanotubes. 2.3.5 Mechanical Properties of Carbon Nanotubes2.4 Summary; References; 3 Organic Conducting Polymers; 3.1 Polypyrrole; 3.2 Polythiophenes; 3.3 Polyanilines; 3.4 Properties of OCPs; 3.4.1 Conducting and Electrochemical Switching Properties; 3.4.2 Electrochemical Switching Properties; 3.4.2.1 Polythiophenes; 3.5 Chemical-Biological Properties; 3.5.1 Polypyrroles; 3.5.2 Polythiophenes; 3.5.3 Polyanilines; 3.6 Mechanical Properties; 3.6.1 Polypyrroles; 3.6.2 Polythiophenes; 3.6.3 Polyanilines; 3.7 Surface Morphology; 3.8 Conclusions; References; 4 Organic Conductors --
Biological Applications. 4.1 Carbon Structures for Medical Bionics4.1.1 Carbon-Based Electrodes for Medical Bionics; 4.2 Carbon Nanotubes; 4.2.1 Neural Applications; 4.2.2 Muscle Regeneration; 4.2.3 Bone; 4.2.4 Stem Cells; 4.3 Graphene; 4.3.1 Carbon-Based Drug Delivery Applications; 4.4 Conducting Polymers; 4.4.1 Neural Applications; 4.4.2 Muscle Regeneration; 4.4.3 Bone; 4.4.4 Stem Cells; 4.5 Toxicity; 4.6 Sterilization; 4.6.1 Physical Methods of Sterilization; 4.6.2 Irradiation; 4.6.3 Electron Beam (E-Beam); 4.6.4 Ultraviolet (UV) Light Irradiation; 4.6.4.1 Plasma Sterilization. 4.6.5 Chemical Methods of Sterilization4.6.6 Ethylene Oxide (EtO); 4.6.7 Ozone (O3); 4.6.8 Bleach (Sodium Hypochlorite); 4.6.9 Glutaraldehyde and Formaldehyde; 4.6.10 Ortho-Phthalaldehyde (OPA); References; 5 Materials Processing/Device Fabrication; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Conducting Polymers; 5.2.1 Blending; 5.2.2 Solution Processing; 5.2.3 Colloidal-Assisted Processing; 5.2.4 Processing with Nanoparticles; 5.2.4.1 Inorganic Particles; 5.2.4.2 Organic Nanoparticles; 5.2.5 Melt Processing; 5.3 Carbon Nanotubes; 5.3.1 Solution Processing; 5.3.2 Surfactant/Polymer-Assisted Processing.
Responsibility: by Gordon G. Wallace and Simon Moulton.

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