Self healing polymers

Project description

Self-healing polymeric materials are an emerging and fascinating area of research that could significantly extend the working life and safety of the polymeric components for a broad range of applications. This project will develop new technology to create polymeric materials that can self-heal upon fracture.

Project team

Leader: Luke Connal

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Disciplines

Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

Domains

Convergence of engineering and IT with the life sciences

Keywords

nanoengineered materials; nanotechnology; polymeric materials