Self-healing hydrogels are a subset of polymer hydrogels. A hydrogel is a macromolecular polymer gel made up of crosslinked polymer chains. Hydrogels are created by chain or step growth of hydrophilic monomers, as well as the addition of a functional crosslinker to promote network formation. The hydrogel's ability to absorb large amounts of water via hydrogen bonding is enhanced by a net-like structure and void imperfections. As a result, hydrogels, both self-healing and non-healing, develop distinctive firm yet elastic mechanical properties. Self-healing refers to the spontaneous formation of new bonds within a material when old bonds are broken.
Market Analysis: Rapid Self-healing Gel market was worth more than $190 million in 2018 and is expected to grow at a rate of more than 7% between 2019 and 2025. Strong growth in the tissue engineering field, which includes biomaterial science, cell biology, cell material interactions, and surface characterization, is expected to play a key role in market growth in the coming years. For More Details: https://materialsscience.peersalleyconferences.com/tracks/self-healing-hydrogels
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