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Title: Anisotropic contraction of fiber-reinforced hydrogels


The contraction anisotropy of a fiber-reinforced hydrogel can be improved by applying pre-stretch and optimizing the transverse fiber–fiber distance.

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  1. Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, USA
  2. Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, USA, Department of Chemistry
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Soft Matter
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Journal Name: Soft Matter Journal Volume: 14 Journal Issue: 37; Journal ID: ISSN 1744-683X
Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)
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United Kingdom

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Liu, Shuangping, Stupp, Samuel I., and Olvera de la Cruz, Monica. Anisotropic contraction of fiber-reinforced hydrogels. United Kingdom: N. p., 2018. Web.
Liu, Shuangping, Stupp, Samuel I., & Olvera de la Cruz, Monica. Anisotropic contraction of fiber-reinforced hydrogels. United Kingdom.
Liu, Shuangping, Stupp, Samuel I., and Olvera de la Cruz, Monica. Mon . "Anisotropic contraction of fiber-reinforced hydrogels". United Kingdom.
title = {Anisotropic contraction of fiber-reinforced hydrogels},
author = {Liu, Shuangping and Stupp, Samuel I. and Olvera de la Cruz, Monica},
abstractNote = {The contraction anisotropy of a fiber-reinforced hydrogel can be improved by applying pre-stretch and optimizing the transverse fiber–fiber distance.},
doi = {10.1039/C8SM01251B},
journal = {Soft Matter},
number = 37,
volume = 14,
place = {United Kingdom},
year = {2018},
month = {1}

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