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A Universal Soaking Strategy to Convert Composite Hydrogels into Extremely Tough and Rapidly Recoverable Double‐Network Hydrogels

A Universal Soaking Strategy to Convert Composite Hydrogels into Extremely Tough and Rapidly... www.advmat.de www.MaterialsViews.com A Universal Soaking Strategy to Convert Composite Hydrogels into Extremely Tough and Rapidly Recoverable Double-Network Hydrogels Yanyu Yang , Xing Wang , Fei Yang , Hong Shen , and Decheng W u * [ 17 ][ 18 ][ 19 ] Hydrogels, possessing 3D cross-linked network structures and instrument, catalysis, and drug delivery. Hence, inte- tunable physicochemical properties, have been widely applied grating the diversity and multifunctionality of composite in agricultural drought-resistance, pollution regulation, drug hydrogels into DN hydrogels has an important signifi cance in [ 1 ] delivery, and tissue engineering. However, inherently low exploring multifarious hybrid DN hydrogels and broadening mechanical strength greatly limits their applications espe- their applications. cially in load-bearing soft tissues with stiff, tough, and impact An additional obstacle for the development of hybrid DN [ 2 ] resistant nature, such as tendon, cartilage, and ligament. hydrogels is monotonous type of physical networks. Up to Tailoring uniform structures and incorporating energy dissipa- now, most physical networks of the hybrid DN hydrogels are tion mechanisms were generally recognized as effective strate- ionically cross-linked networks, mainly formed by coordina- gies to improve mechanical performance of hydrogels by means tion bonds between acidic polysaccharides and multivalent http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Advanced Materials Wiley

A Universal Soaking Strategy to Convert Composite Hydrogels into Extremely Tough and Rapidly Recoverable Double‐Network Hydrogels

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Wiley
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Copyright © 2016 WILEY‐VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim
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0935-9648
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1521-4095
DOI
10.1002/adma.201601742
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27301068
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Abstract

www.advmat.de www.MaterialsViews.com A Universal Soaking Strategy to Convert Composite Hydrogels into Extremely Tough and Rapidly Recoverable Double-Network Hydrogels Yanyu Yang , Xing Wang , Fei Yang , Hong Shen , and Decheng W u * [ 17 ][ 18 ][ 19 ] Hydrogels, possessing 3D cross-linked network structures and instrument, catalysis, and drug delivery. Hence, inte- tunable physicochemical properties, have been widely applied grating the diversity and multifunctionality of composite in agricultural drought-resistance, pollution regulation, drug hydrogels into DN hydrogels has an important signifi cance in [ 1 ] delivery, and tissue engineering. However, inherently low exploring multifarious hybrid DN hydrogels and broadening mechanical strength greatly limits their applications espe- their applications. cially in load-bearing soft tissues with stiff, tough, and impact An additional obstacle for the development of hybrid DN [ 2 ] resistant nature, such as tendon, cartilage, and ligament. hydrogels is monotonous type of physical networks. Up to Tailoring uniform structures and incorporating energy dissipa- now, most physical networks of the hybrid DN hydrogels are tion mechanisms were generally recognized as effective strate- ionically cross-linked networks, mainly formed by coordina- gies to improve mechanical performance of hydrogels by means tion bonds between acidic polysaccharides and multivalent

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Advanced MaterialsWiley

Published: Sep 1, 2016

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