Simin Liu, Wanjun Gong and Xiran Yang Pages 2010 - 2015 ( 6 )
Self-healing or self-repairing materials are ‘smart materials’ that repair damage caused by mechanical force and are a key development of 21st century materials chemistry and engineering. In this review we describe a few excellent examples of self-healing supramolecular polymers based on host-guest interactions and discuss their advantages and versatility.
Host-guest interaction, self-healing, supramolecular polymer.
College of Chemical Engineering and Technology, Wuhan University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430081, China.