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Issue 7, 2010
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Self-healing and self-mendable polymers

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Abstract

Smart materials with the ability to repair themselves have been the focus of different fields of science and engineering. This mini-review provides an insight into the rapidly expanding area of research into smart materials with self-healing properties and also discusses both chemical (reversible and polymeric) and non-chemical (irreversible and microvascular) systems, with emphasis focused on the recent reports in the field.

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The article was received on 01 Apr 2010, accepted on 06 Apr 2010 and first published on 13 May 2010


Article type: Review Article
DOI: 10.1039/C0PY00104J
Citation: Polym. Chem., 2010,1, 978-987
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    Self-healing and self-mendable polymers

    J. A. Syrett, C. R. Becer and D. M. Haddleton, Polym. Chem., 2010, 1, 978
    DOI: 10.1039/C0PY00104J

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