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Antimicrobial Coatings and Modifications on Medical Devices

  • Zheng Zhang
  • Victoria E. Wagner

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Zheng Zhang, Victoria E. Wagner, John C. Victor
    Pages 1-36
  3. Yi Wang, Geetha Jayan, Dinesh Patwardhan, K. Scott Phillips
    Pages 37-65
  4. Nil Tandogan, Pegah N. Abadian, Bowen Huo, Edgar D. Goluch
    Pages 67-95
  5. Victoria E. Wagner, Nisha Gupta
    Pages 127-142
  6. Russell E. Morris
    Pages 171-188
  7. Jun Li, Matthew Taylor, Zheng Zhang
    Pages 189-214
  8. Tara L. Vollmerhausen, Alan J. Conneely, Conor P. O’Byrne
    Pages 215-239
  9. Rebecca A. Craig, Colin P. McCoy
    Pages 241-266
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 267-273

About this book


Based on a fundamental understanding of the interaction between bacteria and materials, this timely volume emphasizes the latest research in the antimicrobial interfacial design and provides an invaluable blueprint for improving antimicrobial performance on devices and products. Antimicrobial Coatings and Modifications targets reduction of microbial accumulation on biomedical and industrial materials through changing interfacial characteristics.  Applying a viable antimicrobial coating or modification to resist alarming threats is a highly demanding requirement for many medical and engineering applications. Many contemporary books in the area of antimicrobial solution focus on applying antimicrobial agents or materials that can kill bacteria. The volume pays more attention to eliminating bacterial contamination and biofilm formation through surface characteristics and novel technologies with minimized bacterial resistance and environmental impact.


Antimicrobial Coatings Antimicrobial Surfaces Bacteria Attachment Biofilm Formation Environmentally Benign Antimicrobial Coatings Ion-based Antimicrobial Surfaces and Coatings Surface Characteristics Surface Modifications and Coatings

Editors and affiliations

  • Zheng Zhang
    • 1
  • Victoria E. Wagner
    • 2
  1. 1.Global Advanced EngineeringTeleflex Inc.CambridgeUSA
  2. 2.Global Advanced EngineeringTeleflex Inc.CambridgeUSA

About the editors

Dr. Zheng Zhang is Principle Scientists and one of the founding researchers at Semprus BioScience, a biotechnology R&D firm established in the Langer Laboratory at MIT.

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