Table of contents

  1. Abdulraheim M. A. Hasan, Manar El-Sayed Abdel-Raouf
  2. Ossi Laitinen, Terhi Suopajärvi, Juho Antti Sirviö, Henrikki Liimatainen

About this book


With the prospect of revolutionizing specific technologies, this book highlights the most exciting and impactful current research in the fields of cellulose-based superabsorbent hydrogels with their smart applications. The book assembles the newest synthetic routes, characterization methods, and applications in the emergent area. Leading experts in the field have contributed chapters representative of their most recent research results, shedding light on the enormous potential of this field and thoroughly presenting cellulose-based hydrogel functioning materials. The book is intended for the polymer chemists, academic and industrial scientists and engineers, pharmaceutical and biomedical scientists and agricultural engineers engaged in research and development on absorbency, absorbent products and superabsorbent hydrogels. It can also be supportive for undergraduate and graduate students.


Cellulose Natural Polymers Renewable Materials Biocompatibility Smart Swelling Biodegradable Polymers

Editors and affiliations

  • Md. Ibrahim H. Mondal
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Applied Chemistry & Chemical EngineeringUniversity of RajshahiRajshahiBangladesh

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Chemistry and Materials Science
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-76573-0
  • Series Print ISSN 2510-3458
  • Series Online ISSN 2510-3466