Amorphous and Semicrystalline Thermoplastic Polymer Nanocomposites Applied in Biomedical Engineering

  • S. S. M. Abdul MajeedEmail author
  • Aqib Muzaffar
  • Kalim Deshmukh
  • M. Basheer Ahamed
Part of the Lecture Notes in Bioengineering book series (LNBE)


This chapter is intended to provide an insight into the biomedically engineered polymer nanocomposites (PNCs). It provides an introductory review about the amorphous, semicrystalline thermoplastic PNCs. The processing techniques pertaining to the amorphous, semicrystalline thermoplastic PNCs along with their consequences on the nanocomposite formation are mentioned. The impact on the addition of various fillers such as carbon nanotubes (CNTs) and graphene on the overall characteristics of the PNCs is elaborated. The examples of different amorphous and semicrystalline PNCs and their applications in biomedical engineering are discussed.


Amorphous polymer Thermoplastics Polymer nanocomposites Graphene Carbon nanotubes Nanoclay Biomedical engineering 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. S. M. Abdul Majeed
    • 1
    Email author
  • Aqib Muzaffar
    • 2
  • Kalim Deshmukh
    • 2
  • M. Basheer Ahamed
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Polymer EngineeringB. S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and TechnologyChennaiIndia
  2. 2.Department of PhysicsB. S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and TechnologyChennaiIndia

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