18. Nanofibers-based Biomedical Devices

  1. Ashutosh Tiwari,
  2. Ajay K. Mishra,
  3. Hisatoshi Kobayashi and
  4. Anthony P.F. Turner
  1. Debasish Mondal1 and
  2. Ashutosh Tiwari2

Published Online: 21 FEB 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118311974.ch18

Intelligent Nanomaterials: Processes, Properties, and Applications

Intelligent Nanomaterials: Processes, Properties, and Applications

How to Cite

Mondal, D. and Tiwari, A. (2012) Nanofibers-based Biomedical Devices, in Intelligent Nanomaterials: Processes, Properties, and Applications (eds A. Tiwari, A. K. Mishra, H. Kobayashi and A. P.F. Turner), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118311974.ch18

Author Information

  1. 1

    Integrative Regenerative Medicine centre, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden

  2. 2

    Biosensors and Bioelectronics Centre, Institute of Physics, Chemistry and Biology, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 FEB 2012
  2. Published Print: 17 JAN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470938799

Online ISBN: 9781118311974

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Keywords:

  • electrospinning;
  • nanofibers;
  • core-shell nanofibers;
  • biomaterial;
  • scaffold;
  • drug delivery;
  • tissue engineering;
  • biosensors

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Nanofibers Fabrication Techniques

  • Polymeric Materials for Nanofibers

  • Biocompatibility of Nanofibers

  • Application of Nanofibers in Biomedical Devices

  • Status and Prognosis