1. Vapor Deposition Polymerization as an Alternative Method to Enhance the Mechanical Properties of Bio-Inspired Scaffolds

  1. Joanna M. McKittrick,
  2. Roger Narayan and
  3. Hua-Tay Lin
  1. Pei Chun Chou1,
  2. Michael M. Porter2,
  3. Joanna McKittrick2,3 and
  4. Po-Yu Chen1

Published Online: 1 MAR 2014

DOI: 10.1002/9781118771587.ch1

Advances in Bioceramics and Biotechnologies II: Ceramic Transactions, Volume 247

Advances in Bioceramics and Biotechnologies II: Ceramic Transactions, Volume 247

How to Cite

Chou, P. C., Porter, M. M., McKittrick, J. and Chen, P.-Y. (2014) Vapor Deposition Polymerization as an Alternative Method to Enhance the Mechanical Properties of Bio-Inspired Scaffolds, in Advances in Bioceramics and Biotechnologies II: Ceramic Transactions, Volume 247 (eds J. M. McKittrick, R. Narayan and H.-T. Lin), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118771587.ch1

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Material Science and Engineering, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, ROC

  2. 2

    Materials Science and Engineering Program, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, 92093, USA

  3. 3

    Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 MAR 2014
  2. Published Print: 31 JAN 2014

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118771396

Online ISBN: 9781118771587

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Keywords:

  • biopolymer phase;
  • bio-inspired scaffolds;
  • scanning electron microscopy;
  • micro-computed tomography;
  • vapor deposition polymerization

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Experimental Methods

  • Results and Discussion

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgements