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Design, Fabrication, Properties and Applications of Smart and Advanced Materials (Hardcover)

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In this book, editor Xu Hou presents readers with a collection of academic, research, and professional perspectives on the interdisciplinary field of materials science and smart and advanced materials. The fourteen contributions that make up the main body of the text are devoted to smart materials for DNA-based nanoconstructions, smart materials for fluorescence sensing, advanced materials for soft robotics, and a variety of other related subjects. The editor is a faculty member of Xemen Universityand the Collaborative Innovation Center in China, as well as the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences in Massachusetts. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (
This book introduces various advanced, smart materials and the strategies for the design and preparation for novel uses from macro to micro or from biological, inorganic, organic to composite materials. Selecting the best material is a challenging task, requiring tradeoffs between material properties and designing functional smart materials. The development of smart, advanced materials and their potential applications is a burgeoning area of research. Exciting breakthroughs are anticipated in the future from the concepts and results reported in this book.
Number of Pages: 491.0
Genre: Technology
Sub-Genre: Material Science
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Language: English
Street Date: May 9, 2016
TCIN: 23960624
UPC: 9781498722483
Item Number (DPCI): 247-50-3991

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