Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Advances in Composite Materials for Medicine and Nanotechnology

Edited by Brahim Attaf

CMS Ecotechnology

Due to their good mechanical characteristics in terms of stiffness and strength coupled with mass-saving advantage and other attractive physico-chemical properties, composite materials are successfully used in medicine and nanotechnology fields. To this end, the chapters composing the book have been divided into the following sections: medicine, dental and pharmaceutical applications; nanocomposites for energy efficiency; characterization and fabrication, all of which provide an invaluable overview of this fascinating subject area. The book presents, in addition, some studies carried out in orthopedic and stomatological applications and others aiming to design and produce new devices using the latest advances in nanotechnology. This wide variety of theoretical, numerical and experimental results can help specialists involved in these disciplines to enhance competitiveness and innovation.

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Advances in Composite Materials for Medicine and NanotechnologyEdited by Brahim Attaf

Published: April 1st 2011

DOI: 10.5772/1934

ISBN: 978-953-307-235-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5993-3

Copyright year: 2011

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87448 Total Chapter Downloads

35 Crossref Citations

86 Web of Science Citations

87 Dimensions Citations


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1. Advances in Collagen/Hydroxyapatite Composite Materials

By Anton Ficai, Ecaterina Andronescu, Georgeta Voicu and Denisa Ficai


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2. Composite Scaffolds for Orthopaedic Regenerative Medicine

By John P. Gleeson and Fergal J. O'Brien


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3. Composite Material Stent Comprising Metallic and Non-metallic Materials

By Yuzo Shomura, MD.


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4. Composite Materials for Some Biotribological Systems

By Jan R. Dabrowski, Piotr Deptula and Joanna Mystkowska


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5. Liposil, a Promising Phospholipid/Silica Composite Material

By Begu Sylvie, Aubert-Pouessel Anne, Lerner Dan A and Devoisselle Jean-Marie


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6. Advances in Thermoelectric Energy Conversion Nanocomposites

By Lusheng Su and Yong X. Gan


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7. Metal Oxides and Their Composites for the Photoelectrode of Dye Sensitized Solar Cells

By Jae-Joon Lee, Md. Mahbubur Rahman, Subrata Sarker, N.C. Deb Nath, A.J. Saleh Ahammad and Jae Kwan Lee


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8. Nanocomposites for Photovoltaic Energy Conversion

By Xianwu Zeng and Yong X. Gan


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9. Composite Nanomaterials for Hydrogen Technologies

By Liga Grinberga and Janis Kleperis


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10. Development of Tunable Nanocomposites Made from Carbon Nanotubes for Electrochemical Applications

By Maria Jose Esplandiu, Mireia Baeza, Rosa Olive-Monllau, Francisco Cespedes and Jordi Bartroli


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11. Synthesis, Sintering Behaviour and Mechanical Properties of Lead-Ceramic (Nano-) Composites for Acid Battery Grids

By Alexandre Maitre and Michel Vilasi


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12. Polymer Nanocomposites: Synthesis and Physical Properties

By Gleb Yu. Yurkov, Alexandr S. Fionov, Oleg V. Popkov, Igor D. Kosobudskii, Nikolay A. Taratanov and Olga V. Potemkina


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13. Coupled Semiconductor Metal Oxide Nanocomposites: Types, Synthesis Conditions and Properties

By Mohammad Reza Vaezi


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14. Strength Prediction of Composite Materials from Nano- to Macro-scale

By Konstantinos I. Tserpes


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15. Effect of Spark Plasma Sintering in Fabricating Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Aluminum Matrix Composite Materials

By Hansang Kwon and Akira Kawasaki


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16. Formation of Various Nanocarbon and Composite Structures by Laser Ablation

By Fumio Kokai


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17. On the Transport Phenomena in Composite Materials using the Fractal Space-Time Theory

By Vizureanu Petrica and Agop Maricel


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18. Dependence of Thermal and Electrical Conductivities of Actinide-Zirconium-Hydride Composite Materials on Hydrogen Concentration

By B. Tsuchiya, K. Konashi and M. Yamawaki


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19. Dye Doped Polymer-Filled Nanoporous Glass - a New Class of Materials for Laser Optics

By Modest Koldunov and Alexander Manenkov


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20. Broadband Spectral Analysis of Non-Debye Dielectric Relaxation in Percolating Heterostructures

By E. Tuncer, J. Belattar, M. E. Achour and C. Brosseau


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21. Advanced Cellulosic Nanocomposite Materials

By Qingzheng Cheng, David DeVallance, Jingxin Wang and Siqun Wang


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22. Composite Material for Shielding Mixed Radiation

By Hu Huasi


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23. Isotope Effects Induced by Exterior Actions on the Solid Surface

By Nikolay N. Nikitenkov, Yurii I. Tyurin and Vitalii V. Larionov


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24. Cavity Enhanced Laser Cooling of Solids

By Biao Zhong, Youhua Jia and Jianping Yin


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