Pupa Gilbert and her team investigate the formation of biominerals including their structure and composition using sophisticated characterization techniques. For example, they study the formation of CaCO3 in nacre using a polarization-dependent imaging contrast mapping method. These insights might enable establishing new bio-inspired synthesis routes that offer a superior control over the structure and properties of synthetic CaCO3-based materials.
|speaker||Prof. Pupa Gilbert, University of Wisconsin-Madison|
|Contact||NCCR Bio-Inspired Materials
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