By Susheel Kalia

This booklet is anxious with polymeric hydrogels, that are regarded as some of the most promising sorts of new polymer-based fabrics. each one bankruptcy during this publication describes a particular classification of polymeric hydrogels, resembling superabsorbent hybrid nanohydrogels, undertaking polymer hydrogels, polysaccharide-based or protein-based hydrogels, or gels according to artificial polymers. during this approach, the booklet additionally addresses a few of the attention-grabbing homes and purposes of polymeric hydrogels: they're third-dimensional, hydrophilic, polymeric networks which may take up, swell and preserve huge amounts of water or aqueous fluids. together with steel nanoparticles, nanofibrils or nanowhiskers, that could be embedded within the gels, they locate common functions, starting from agriculture, and waste water remedy, over electronics, to pharmaceutical and biomedical functions. functions pointed out during this publication comprise electro sensors, capacitors, electromechanical actuators, or even synthetic muscles.

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