14 June 2001 Electric-field-mediated processing of biomaterials: toward nanostructured biomimetic systems
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Significant opportunities exist for the processing of synthetic and biological polymers using electric field (electroprocessing). We review casting of multi-component films and the spinning of fibers in electric fields, and indicate opportunities for the creation of smart polymer systems using these approaches. Applications include 2D substrates for cell growth and diagnostics, scaffolds for tissue engineering and repair, and electromechanically active biosystems.
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Gary L. Bowlin, David G. Simpson, Philippe Lam, Gary E. Wnek, "Electric-field-mediated processing of biomaterials: toward nanostructured biomimetic systems", Proc. SPIE 4332, Smart Structures and Materials 2001: Industrial and Commercial Applications of Smart Structures Technologies, (14 June 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.429686; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.429686
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