A Strong Bio-Inspired Layered PNIPAM–Clay Nanocomposite Hydrogel

Authors

  • Dr. Jianfeng Wang,

    1. Key Laboratory of Bio-inspired Smart Interfacial Science and Technology of Ministry of Education, School of Chemistry and Environment, BeiHang University, Beijing 100191 (P.R. China)
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  • Dr. Ling Lin,

    1. Beijing National Laboratory for Molecular Sciences (BNLMS), Key Laboratory of Organic Solids, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100190 (P.R. China)
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  • Prof. Qunfeng Cheng,

    Corresponding author
    1. Key Laboratory of Bio-inspired Smart Interfacial Science and Technology of Ministry of Education, School of Chemistry and Environment, BeiHang University, Beijing 100191 (P.R. China)
    • Key Laboratory of Bio-inspired Smart Interfacial Science and Technology of Ministry of Education, School of Chemistry and Environment, BeiHang University, Beijing 100191 (P.R. China)
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  • Prof. Lei Jiang

    1. Key Laboratory of Bio-inspired Smart Interfacial Science and Technology of Ministry of Education, School of Chemistry and Environment, BeiHang University, Beijing 100191 (P.R. China)
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  • This work was supported by the National Research Fund for Fundamental Key Projects (grant number 2010CB934700), the Research Fund for the Doctoral Program of Higher Education (grant numbers 20101102120044 and 20101102110035), the National Natural Science Foundation (grant numbers 51103004, 21003132, and 91127038), and the Scientific Research Foundation for the Returned Overseas Chinese Scholars, State Education Ministry, P.R. China.

Abstract

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Ein schichtförmiges Nanokomposithydrogel, das an Perlmutt erinnert, wurde aus Poly(N-isopropylacrylamid) und Ton durch eine Kombination aus Selbstorganisation und photoinitiierter In-situ-Polymerisation hergestellt. Das schichtförmige Hydrogel zeigt exzellente mechanische Eigenschaften, die den Merkmalen biologischer weicher Gewebe gleichkommen (siehe Bild).

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