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Polymers and Polymeric Composites: A Reference Series
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Cellulose-Based Superabsorbent Hydrogels

Editors: Mondal, Md. Ibrahim H. (Ed.)

  • Highlights selected research projects on cellulose-based superabsorbent hydrogels
  • Presents applications of superabsorbent and stimuli-responsive hydrogels from bio-based materials 
  • Discusses swelling-mechanisms of cellulose-based hydrogels 
  • Focuses on bio-related topics like biocompatibility, biodegradability and drug delivery
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With the prospect of revolutionizing specific technologies, this book highlights the most exciting and impactful current research in the fields of cellulose-based superabsorbent hydrogels with their smart applications. The book assembles the newest synthetic routes, characterization methods, and applications in the emergent area. Leading experts in the field have contributed chapters representative of their most recent research results, shedding light on the enormous potential of this field and thoroughly presenting cellulose-based hydrogel functioning materials. 
The book is intended for the polymer chemists, academic and industrial scientists and engineers, pharmaceutical and biomedical scientists and agricultural engineers engaged in research and development on absorbency, absorbent products and superabsorbent hydrogels. It can also be supportive for undergraduate and graduate students.

About the authors

Dr. Md. Ibrahim H. Mondal is a Professor in the Department of Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at the University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh. He obtained his M.Sc. degree in Applied Chemistry and Chemical Technology from the University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh, in 1986 and his Ph.D. from Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan in 1997. Dr. Mondal was a Commonwealth Visiting Scholar at the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST) in the UK during 2003-2004, Visiting Professor at the Hokkaido University in Japan during 2006-2007, and a Visiting Scientist at the Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia during 2009-2010. His research area includes natural polymers, cellulose and cellulose derivatives, textiles, and textile wet-processing. He is an author, co-author, or editor of more than 140 research articles, book chapters and seven books.

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  • ISBN 978-3-319-77829-7
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  • The eBook version of this title will be available soon
  • ISBN 978-3-319-77830-3
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Cellulose-Based Superabsorbent Hydrogels
Editors
  • Md. Ibrahim H. Mondal
Series Title
Polymers and Polymeric Composites: A Reference Series
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
Print ISBN
978-3-319-77829-7
Print + eBook ISBN
978-3-319-77831-0
eReference ISBN
978-3-319-77830-3
Series ISSN
2510-3458
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXXI, 1859
Number of Illustrations
187 b/w illustrations, 356 illustrations in colour
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