Biological and Biomedical Coatings Handbook, Two-Volume Set - Advances in Materials Science and Engineering (Paperback)Sam Zhang (editor)
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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.
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
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.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 976
Dimensions: 254 x 178 mm