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Biosurfaces: A Materials Science and Engineering Perspective / Edition 1

Biosurfaces: A Materials Science and Engineering Perspective / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9781118299975
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/27/2015
Pages: 392
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Kantesh Balani, PhD, is an Associate Professor, in theDepartment of Materials Science & Engineering, Indian Instituteof Technology (IIT) Kanpur. He has presented over 50 lectures inthe international conferences and has over 65 publications in thepeer-reviewed international journals. His accolades include the2013 P.K. Kelkar Research Fellowship.


Arvind Agarwal, PhD, is Professor of Materials Scienceand Engineering in the Department of Mechanical and MaterialsEngineering at the Florida International University (FIU), Miami,Florida, USA.   He has authored more than 200publications, edited 7 books, and co-authored 1 book in the area ofcoatings and nano-biomaterials. His accolades include Fellowship ofASM International.


Vivek Verma, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in theDepartment of Materials Science and Engineering at Indian Instituteof Technology (IIT) Kanpur. He is a recipient of the prestigiousAmerican Academy of Mechanics Founder’s prize and grant forthe year 2005-06 and Shri Ram Arora Award 2011.


Roger Narayan, PhD, is Professor in the Joint Departmentof Biomedical Engineering at the University of North Carolina (UNC)and North Carolina State University (NCSU). He is an author of over100 publications as well as several book chapters related tobiomedical materials. His accolades include the UNC Jefferson-PilotFellowship in Academic Medicine.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction to Biomaterials

1.1 Introduction

1.2 Summary

Chapter 2. Tissue Interaction with Biomaterials

2.1 Introduction

2.2 Protein adsorption and Cell adhesion

2.3 Cell Migration

2.4 Controlled Cell Deposition

2.5  Extracellular Matrix

2.6 Biomineralization

Chapter 3. Host Response of Implanted Biomaterials

3.1 Immune Response to Implanted Biomaterials

3.2 Transplant Immunology

3.3 Biocomaptibility

Chapter 4. Fundamentals of Surface Modification

4.1 Introduction

4.2 Surface Properties of Biomaterials

4.3 Surface modifications

4.4 Applications

Chapter 5. Multi Length Scale Hierarchy in NaturalMaterials

5.1 Introduction

5.2 Multi Length-scale Hierarchy

5.3 Human Bone

5.4 Turtle shell

5.5 Wood

5.6 Silk

5.7 Nacre

5.8 Gecko-feet

5.9 Lotus Leaf

Chapter 6. Superhydrophobic Surfaces

6.1 Introduction

6.2 Surfaces and superhydrophobicity in nature

6.3 Classification of surfaces

6.4 Mechanics and nature of wetting

6.5 Fabrication of artificial superhydrophobic surfaces

6.6 Preparation of metallic superhydrophobic surfaces

6.7 Controlled wettability surfaces (CWS)

6.8 Conclusions

Chapter 7. Surface Engineering and Modification for BiomedicalApplications

7.1 Corrosion of Biomaterials and Need for Surface Coating forBiomedical Applications

7.2 Surface Reactivity and Body Cell Response

7.3 Key Requirements of Surface Coating

7.4 Key Biomaterial Substrates

7.5 Surface Preparation and Cleaning Techniques

7.6 Surface Engineering and Coating Techniques

7.7 Coatings for Biomedical Applications

7.8. Biosurface Characterization

Chapter 8. Laser Engineering of Surface Structures

8.1 Introduction

8.2 Laser processing of biomaterials

8.3 Laser-based prototyping methods

8.4 Ultrafast laser pulses

8.5 Neural implants

8.6 Ophthalmic implants

8.7 Laser fabrication of cardiovascular devices

8.8 Laser-fabricated nanoscale materials

8.9 Two photon polymerization

8.10 Microneedle fabrication

8.11 Conclusions

Chapter 9. Processing and Nanomechanical Properties ofHydroxyapatite-Nanotube Biocomposite

9.1 Introduction

9.2 Processing of HA-Carbon Nanotube Composites

9.3 Fracture Toughness and Tribological Properties of HA-CarbonNanotube Composites

9.4 Adhesion of Bone Forming Cells on HA-CNT Surface

9.5 Biomechanical Compatibility at Bone/Coated ImplantInterface

9.6 HA-Boron Nitride Nano Tube (BNNT) Composites

9.7 HA-TiO2 Nanotube Composites

9.8 Summary

Chapter 10. Applications of Biomaterials

10.1 Multi-scale hierarchy in natural Bone

10.2 Coronary Stents

10.3 Medical Devices

10.4 Drug Delivery

Chapter 11. Nanosafety, Nanosocietal and NanoethicalIssues

11.1 Governmental Environment and Health Safety OrganizationProtocols

11.2 Related Safety Hazards

11.3 Approach to Developing Safety Protocol for LaboratoryEnvironment

11.4 Tendency of Nanoparticles

11.5 Current Capability of Nanoparticle Filters

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