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Bioinspired Inorganic Materials: Structure and Function Editor: Simon R Hall


About this book

The development of novel materials whose structure, properties or function are inspired by nature or living matter is a wide and dynamically evolving field. There is virtually no field of scientific endeavour that has not felt the touch of the ‘bioinspired’ ethos. Bioinspired Inorganic Materials provides an up-to-date review of the research, with some historical context. The emphasis throughout is on how bioinspiration is being used for cutting-edge applications. Chapters in the book cover big breakthroughs in bioinspiration for energy applications, surface technology, metamaterials and ceramics for regenerative medicine. Edited and written by world-renowned scientists, this book will provide a comprehensive introduction for advanced undergraduates, postgraduates and researchers wishing to learn about the topic.

From the book series:
Inorganic Materials Series

Book content

  • Bioinspired synthesis: history, fundamentals and outlook
  • Bioinspired Surfaces
  • Energy Conversion and Storage
  • Biomimetics of Structural Colours: Materials, Methods and Applications
  • Bioinspired approaches to bone

The print version of this book is planned for release on 27 August 2019. Information about this book is subject to change without notice.

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This book contains 350 pages.

Publication details

Copyright year: 2019
Print ISBN: 978-1-78801-146-4
ePub eISBN: 978-1-78801-873-9