Liu Y1,2, Zhang K2, Ma J1, Vancso GJ2.
ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2016 Dec 27. doi: 10.1021/acsami.6b13097. [Epub ahead of print]Hydrogels with rapid and strong response to external stimuli and possessing high elasticity and strength have been considered as platform materials for numerous applications, e.g., in biomaterials engineering. Thermoresponsive hydrogels based on semi-interpenetrating polymer networks (semi-IPN) featuring N-isopropylacrylamide with copolymers of poly(N-isopropylacrylamide-co-hydroxyethyl methacrylate) p(NIPAM-HEMA) chains are prepared and described. Read More