Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxxi
  2. Fundamentals of Cellulose, Superabsorbents, and Hydrogels

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Md. Ibrahim H. Mondal, Md. Obaidul Haque
      Pages 3-35
    3. Jiajun Mao, Shuhui Li, Jianying Huang, Kai Meng, Guoqiang Chen, Yuekun Lai
      Pages 37-64
    4. You Wei Chen, Siti Hajjar Binti Hassan, Mazlita Yahya, Hwei Voon Lee
      Pages 155-195
    5. Abul K. Mallik, Md. Shahruzzaman, Md. Nurus Sakib, Asaduz Zaman, Md. Shirajur Rahman, Md. Minhajul Islam et al.
      Pages 197-243
    6. Abdulraheim M. A. Hasan, Manar El-Sayed Abdel-Raouf
      Pages 245-267
    7. Lei Miao, Min Zhang, Yuanyuan Tu, Shudong Lin, Jiwen Hu
      Pages 269-308
    8. Shah M. Reduwan Billah, Md. Ibrahim H. Mondal, Sazzad H. Somoal, M. Nahid Pervez, Md. Obaidul Haque
      Pages 309-330
    9. Yang Hu, Rohan S. Dassanayake, Sanjit Acharya, Noureddine Abidi
      Pages 331-356
    10. Min Xu, Hailong Huang
      Pages 375-403
  3. Synthesis of Cellulose-Based Hydrogels

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 405-405
    2. Sajjad Keshipour, Ali Maleki
      Pages 435-486
    3. Nalini Ranganathan, R. Joseph Bensingh, M. Abdul Kader, Sanjay K. Nayak
      Pages 487-511
    4. Catarina P. Gomes, Rolando C. S. Dias, Mário Rui P. F. N. Costa
      Pages 513-574
    5. Ossi Laitinen, Terhi Suopajärvi, Juho Antti Sirviö, Henrikki Liimatainen
      Pages 575-600
    6. Aleksandra Radosavljević, Jelena Spasojević, Jelena Krstić, Zorica Kačarević-Popović
      Pages 601-623
    7. Joanna Lewandowska-Łańcucka, Anna Karewicz, Karol Wolski, Szczepan Zapotoczny
      Pages 705-733
  4. Characterization Tools and Techniques of Hydrogels

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 735-735
    2. M. Azeera, S. Vaidevi, K. Ruckmani
      Pages 737-761
    3. Norhayati Pa’e, Mohd Harfiz Salehudin, Nor Diana Hassan, Aishah Mohd Marsin, Ida Idayu Muhamad
      Pages 763-787
    4. Marcelo Jorge Cavalcanti de Sá, Gabriel Goetten de Lima, Francisco Alipio de Sousa Segundo, Michael J. D. Nugent
      Pages 789-817
    5. Md. Shirajur Rahman, Md. Minhajul Islam, Md. Sazedul Islam, Asaduz Zaman, Tanvir Ahmed, Shanta Biswas et al.
      Pages 819-863
    6. Donghee Lee, Haipeng Zhang, Sangjin Ryu
      Pages 865-884
  5. Applications of Biocompatible Hydrogels

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 885-885
    2. Farzaneh Sabbagh, Ida Idayu Muhamad, Norhayati Pa’e, Zanariah Hashim
      Pages 887-908
    3. Shah M. Reduwan Billah, Md. Ibrahim H. Mondal, Sazzad H. Somoal, M. Nahid Pervez
      Pages 909-949
    4. Wang Liao, Yu-Zhong Wang
      Pages 951-977
    5. Reem K. Farag, Ahmed A. Farag
      Pages 979-1014
    6. Ilker Yati, Soner Kizil, Hayal Bulbul Sonmez
      Pages 1015-1037
    7. Nalini Ranganathan, R. Joseph Bensingh, M. Abdul Kader, Sanjay K. Nayak
      Pages 1039-1059
    8. Tabli Ghosh, Vimal Katiyar
      Pages 1061-1084
    9. Nabanita Saha, Madhusweta Das, Dipali S. Shinde, Antonin Minařík, Petr Saha
      Pages 1085-1101
    10. Isabel Orlando, Ipsita Roy
      Pages 1131-1148
    11. Serdar Sezer, İsa Şahin, Kevser Öztürk, Vildan Şanko, Zeynep Koçer, Ümran Aydemir Sezer
      Pages 1177-1203
    12. Andreza Maria Ribeiro, Mariana Magalhães, Francisco Veiga, Ana Figueiras
      Pages 1205-1233
    13. Erienne Jackson, Sonali Correa, Lorena Betancor
      Pages 1235-1253
    14. Bhavana V. Mohite, Sunil H. Koli, Satish V. Patil
      Pages 1255-1276
    15. Marta Stroescu, Gabriela Isopencu, Cristina Busuioc, Anicuta Stoica-Guzun
      Pages 1303-1338
    16. Md. Obaidul Haque, Md. Ibrahim H. Mondal
      Pages 1339-1359

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 and Chemical EngineeringUniversity of RajshahiRajshahiBangladesh

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Chemistry and Materials Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-77829-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-77830-3
  • Series Print ISSN 2510-3458
  • Series Online ISSN 2510-3466
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