Biological and Biomedical Coatings Handbook, Two-Volume Set

1st Edition

Sam Zhang

CRC Press
Published September 18, 2019
Reference - 976 Pages - 494 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138114524 - CAT# K35353
Series: Advances in Materials Science and Engineering

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Summary

Written in a versatile, contemporary style that will benefit both novice and expert alike, Biological and Biomedical Coatings Handbook, Two-Volume Set explores the state of the art in the development and implementation of advanced thin films and coatings in the biological field.

The set covers advances in the latest understanding, design, and performance of biological and biomedical coatings for a vast array of material types, including sol-gel, bio-ceramics, polymers, glass, chitosan, and nanomaterials. Contributors delve into a wide range of novel techniques used in the manufacture and testing of clinical applications for coatings in the medical field, particularly in the field of regenerative medicine.

Topics include:

  • Implants and implanted devices
  • Organically modified coatings
  • Orthopedic and dental implants
  • Control of drug release
  • Biosensing and bioactive coatings
  • Thermal and plasma spraying
  • Hydrothermal, physical, and chemical vapor deposition
  • Impedance spectroscopy
  • Hydroxyapatite nanocoatings

With chapters authored by world experts at the forefront of research in their respective areas, this timely set consists of two volumes—Processing and Characterization and Applications—to cover a subject that is truly fundamental to the success of biotechnological pursuits.

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