Characterization of Self-Healing Phenomena on Micro- and Nanoscale Level

  • Alexander L. YarinEmail author
  • Min Wook Lee
  • Seongpil An
  • Sam S. Yoon
Part of the Advanced Structured Materials book series (STRUCTMAT, volume 105)


This chapter describes and discusses some of the characterization methods employed to verify the physical and chemical aspects of self-healing on the micro- and nanoscale levels. These methods are used to confirm that the healing agents are encased and released from nanofibers (NFs), spread, reacted, and solidified.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexander L. Yarin
    • 1
    Email author
  • Min Wook Lee
    • 2
  • Seongpil An
    • 3
  • Sam S. Yoon
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical and Industrial EngineeringUniversity of Illinois at ChicagoChicagoUSA
  2. 2.Institute of Advanced Composite MaterialsKorea Institute of Science and TechnologyJeollabuk-doKorea (Republic of)
  3. 3.Department of Mechanical and Industrial EngineeringUniversity of Illinois at ChicagoChicagoUSA
  4. 4.School of Mechanical EngineeringKorea UniversitySeoulKorea (Republic of)

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