Laser Technology in Biomimetics

Basics and Applications

  • Volker Schmidt
  • Maria Regina Belegratis

Part of the Biological and Medical Physics, Biomedical Engineering book series (BIOMEDICAL)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Volker Schmidt, Maria R. Belegratis
    Pages 1-12
  3. Sascha Engelhardt
    Pages 13-65
  4. Mark D. Turner, Gerd E. Schröder-Turk, Min Gu
    Pages 67-82
  5. Felix Sima, Ion N. Mihailescu
    Pages 111-141
  6. Claus Emmelmann, Jannis Kranz, Dirk Herzog, Eric Wycisk
    Pages 143-162
  7. Carmen Ristoscu, Ion N. Mihailescu
    Pages 163-191
  8. Emmanuel Stratakis, Anthi Ranella, Costas Fotakis
    Pages 211-236
  9. Wande Zhang, Peter H. Chung, Aping Zhang, Shaochen Chen
    Pages 237-257
  10. Emmanuel Stratakis, Anthi Ranella, Costas Fotakis
    Pages 259-262
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 263-267

About this book


Lasers are progressively more used as versatile tools for fabrication purposes. The wide range of available powers, wavelengths, operation modes, repetition rates etc. facilitate the processing of a large spectrum of materials at exceptional precision and quality. Hence, manifold methods were established in the past and novel methods are continuously under development. Biomimetics, the translation from nature-inspired principles to technical applications, is strongly multidisciplinary. This field offers intrinsically a wide scope of applications for laser based methods regarding structuring and modification of materials.
This book is dedicated to laser fabrication methods in biomimetics. It introduces both, a laser technology as well as an application focused approach.  The book covers the most important laser lithographic methods and various biomimetics application scenarios ranging from coatings and biotechnology to construction, medical applications and photonics.


biological laser printing biomimetic robotics and actuators biomimetics book biotechnology cell printing and bio-printing laser based biomimetics laser direct writing of biological samples laser probing on biomimetic systems laser processing of bio-inspired materials laser surface patterning medical applications of biomimetics

Editors and affiliations

  • Volker Schmidt
    • 1
  • Maria Regina Belegratis
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute for Surface Technologies and PhotonicsJoanneum Research Forschungges. mbHWeizAustria
  2. 2.Institute for Surface Technologies and PhotonicsJoanneum Research Forschungges. mbHWeizAustria

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