Hydrogels and Microgels: Fundamentals, Fabrication and Applications
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 May 2024 | Viewed by 1393
Interests: hydrogel actuator; hydrogel sensor; flexible morphing skin; wearable device; flexible electromagnetic device; flexible robot
Hydrogels and microgels are some of the most important members of flexible materials. With the continuous innovation of preparation methods and principles, hydrogels and microgels have application prospects in many high-tech fields. This Special Issue focuses on the fundamentals, preparation methods and potential applications of smart hydrogels or smart microgels, including but not limited to hydrogel sensors, flexible electromagnetic devices, hydrogel actuators, flexible structural design, wearable devices, variant structures, flexible morphing skin, etc. This Special Issue has a multidisciplinary feature and focuses on the smart properties of hydrogel materials, including but not limited to the synthesis of smart hydrogels or microgels, 4D printing molding, intelligent devices and structural design. Innovative research in relation to the basic principles and preparation methods is especially welcome.
Dr. Hetao Chu
Prof. Dr. Wei Lu
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- flexible sensor
- hydrogel actuator
- flexible morphing skin
- flexible electromagnetic device
- flexible structure
- wearable device
- flexible robot
- electronic skin
- variant structure