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Hybrid Materials
Synthesis, Characterization, and Application
edited by Guido Kickelbick

Hybrid Materials presents an overview of the different types of materials, clearly structured into synthesis, characterization and applications.

This book is a perfect introduction for the scientist starting in the field, while also and invaluable source of high wuality information for the expert.


Introduction to Hybrid Materials

  • Natural Origins
  • The Development of Hybrid Materials
  • De.nition: Hybrid Materials and Nanocomposites
  • Advantages of Combining Inorganic and Organic Species in One Material
  • Interface-determined Materials
  • The Role of the Interaction Mechanisms
  • Synthetic Strategies towards Hybrid Materials
  • Structural Engineering
  • Properties and Applications
  • Characterization of Materials

Nanocomposites of Polymers and Inorganic Particles

  • Consequences of Very Small Particle Sizes
  • Historical Reports on Inorganic Nanoparticles and Polymer Nanocomposites
  • Preparation of Polymer Nanocomposites
  • Properties and Applications of Polymer Nanocomposites

Hybrid Organic/Inorganic Particles

  • Methods for creating Particles
  • Hybrid Nanoparticles Obtained Through Self-assembly Techniques
  • O/I Nanoparticles Obtained by in situ Polymerization Techniques
  • Hybrid Particles Obtained by Simultaneously Reacting Organic Monomers and Mineral Precursors

Intercalation Compounds and Clay Nanocomposites

  • Polymer Lamellar Material Nanocomposites
  • Nanostructures and Characterization
  • Polymer-graphite and Polymer Layered Double Hydroxide Nanocomposites
  • Properties of Polymer Nanocomposites
  • Potential Applications

Porous Hybrid Materials

  • Porous (Hybrid) Matrices
  • General Routes towards Hybrid Materials
  • Classi.cation of Porous Hybrid Materials by the Type of Interaction
  • Applications and Properties of Porous Hybrid Materials

Sol–Gel Processing of Hybrid Organic–Inorganic Materials Based on Polysilsesquioxanes

  • Forming Polysilsesquioxanes
  • Type I Structures: Polyhedral Oligosilsesquioxanes (POSS)
  • Type II Structures: Amorphous Oligo- and Polysilsesquioxanes
  • Type III: Bridged Polysilsesquioxanes

Natural and Artificial Hybrid Biomaterials

  • Building Blocks
  • Biomineralization
  • Bioinspired Hybrid Materials
  • Responses

Medical Applications of Hybrid Materials

  • Bioactive Inorganic–Organic Hybrids
  • Surface Modi.cations for Biocompatible Materials
  • Porous Hybrids for Tissue Engineering Scaffolds and Bioreactors
  • Chitosan-based Hybrids for Drug Delivery Systems

Hybrid Materials for Optical Applications

  • Synthesis Strategy for Optical Applications
  • Hybrids for Coatings
  • Hybrids for Light-emitting and Electro-optic Purposes
  • Hybrids for Photochromic and Photovoltaic Devices
  • Hybrids for Integrated and Nonlinear Optics

Electronic and Electrochemical Applications of Hybrid Materials

  • Fundamental Mechanisms of Conductivity in Hybrid
  • Explanation of the Different Materials
  • Special Analytical Techniques

Inorganic/Organic Hybrid Coatings

  • General Formation of Inorganic/Organic Hybrid Coatings
  • Alkyds and Other Polyester Coatings
  • Polyurethane and Polyurea Coatings
  • Radiation Curable Coatings


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Hybrid Materials
Synthesis, Characterization, and Application
edited by Guido Kickelbick

2007 • 516 pages • $214.00 + shipping
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