Supramolecular Gels

by Tifeng Jiao (Editor)
Excerpt Buy for $128.00

Supramolecular Gels

Discover a current and authoritative overview of the cutting-edge in supramolecular gels from a leading voice in the field

A promising new class of materials shows potential and is receiving increasing attention as an intelligent material for multifunctional systems. In a work that is sure to be of great interest to a wide variety of researchers, chemists, and engineers, Supramolecular Gels: Materials and Emerging Applications delivers an application-oriented and focused book exploring the most recent applications of supramolecular gels.

This interdisciplinary book presents the underlying fundamentals of supramolecular gels before discussing their assembly mechanisms and structures. It also introduces different material systems, including composite supramolecular gels, organogels, hydrogels, self-healing, and graphene-based supramolecular gels.

The book discusses current and emerging applications of these materials in devices like sensors and actuators, biomedical tools, and environmental applications. The distinguished author also offers valuable insights with respect to the design and character of brand-new versatile soft materials.

Readers will also benefit from the inclusion of:

  • A thorough introduction to the fundamentals of supramolecular gels, including their formation, classification, self-assembly, and mechanisms
  • An exploration of supramolecular chirality and regulation in gel structures, as well as self-assembly and environmental applications of composite supramolecular gels
  • Practical discussions of fluorescent organogels and hydrogels and their applications in analyte sensing
  • An examination of self-healing and graphene-based supramolecular gels, and supramolecular gels for sensors and actuators

Perfect for materials scientists, organic chemists, biochemists, catalytic chemists, and environmental chemists, Supramolecular Gels: Materials and Emerging Applications will also earn a place in the libraries of sensor developers and other professionals seeking a one-stop reference for this rapidly developing category of intelligent materials.

Publication date
July 20, 2021
Publisher
Page count
272
ISBN
9783527817016
Paper ISBN
9783527345113
File size
84 MB