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Nanotech 2013 Vol. 3
Nanotech 2013 Vol. 3
Nanotechnology 2013: Bio Sensors, Instruments, Medical, Environment and Energy (Volume 3)
 
Chapter 2: Bio Nano Materials
 

Carbon nanotubes-metal nanoparticle heterostructures embedded within stimuli-responsive hydrogel for controlled delivery applications

Authors:W. Shi, A. Venkatanarayanan, N. Chopra
Affilation:The University of Alabama, US
Pages:236 - 238
Keywords:carbon nanotube, nanoparticle, hydrogel, stimuli
Abstract:In this work we report a novel hybrid hydrogel by embedded complex carbon nanotube-metal nanoparticle architectures within a hydrogel network. This leads to a novel triggering mechanism for release of multiple chemical species at controlled rates. We have fundamentally understood the fabrication methods, thoroughly characterized these hybrid hydrogels, and demonstrate a proof-of-concept delivery device based on these.
ISBN:978-1-4822-0586-2
Pages:806
Hardcopy:$209.95
 
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