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Springer Theses

Monodisperse Highly Ordered and Polydisperse Biobased Solid Foams

Authors: Andrieux, Sébastien

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  • Nominated as an outstanding PhD thesis by the University of Stuttgart, Germany
  • Provides an introduction to the science of foam templating
  • Describes a novel use of microfluidics for polydisperse foam generation
  • Presents the first example of a biobased monodisperse nanocomposite foam
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This book discusses the synthesis of chitosan-based solid foams using foam templating. Solid foams with pore sizes between a few micrometres and a few millimetres are widely used in a range of established and emerging applications, including filtration, catalysis, sound and thermal insulation, human protection, and tissue engineering. They are lightweight with large surface-to-volume ratios, and have excellent mechanical, acoustic, and thermal properties. However, most foaming processes are extremely complex, and there remains a lack of sound scientific understanding of—and therefore control over—the parameters that determine the properties of the material. One route towards tailor-made solid foams is liquid foam templating, where the liquid foam is generated first (with the desired structure) before being solidified into a solid foam with the desired structure. This book describes how liquid foam templating can be used to synthesise monodisperse solid foams as well as solid foams with a tuneable polydispersity.

Table of contents (7 chapters)

Table of contents (7 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Monodisperse Highly Ordered and Polydisperse Biobased Solid Foams
Authors
Series Title
Springer Theses
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-27832-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-27832-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-27831-1
Softcover ISBN
978-3-030-27834-2
Series ISSN
2190-5053
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXXIII, 137
Number of Illustrations
47 b/w illustrations, 51 illustrations in colour
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