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January 17, 2012
TREND: Current Trends in the Field of Self-Healing Materials
Nathalie K. Guimard, Kim K. Oehlenschlaeger, Jiawen Zhou, Stefan Hilf, Friedrich Georg Schmidt,* Christopher Barner-Kowollik*
The development of self-healing materials has become of increasing interest to material scientists in the last 20 years, given the extraordinary advantages that such systems offer in a wide range of applications. The design of an optimal self-healing material depends on many factors, including material application, stability, and production cost.
Macromol. Chem. Phys., DOI: 10.1002/macp.201100442
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