Editorial: Fractal Engineering and Biomedicine

A Prelude to Fractal Engineering and Biomedicine

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Charalabos C. Doumanidis

Department of Mechanical Engineering,
Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research,
Abu Dhabi, UAE
e-mail: haris.doumanidis@kustar.ac.ae

J. Nanotechnol. Eng. Med 6(4), 040201 (Apr 26, 2016) (3 pages) Paper No: NANO-16-1009; doi: 10.1115/1.4033099 History: Received March 10, 2016; Revised March 15, 2016

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Fig. 1

Fractal pattern by viscous fingering of PMMA in acetone over anodized aluminum oxide

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Fig. 2

Generator and Apollonian cloud/Brownian tree fractal as transport paradigm

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Fig. 3

Formation of Lichtenber figure by dielectric breakdown (courtesy: Theodore Gray, http://home.theodoregray.com/)

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Fig. 4

Roxy Paine’s Graft (2008–2009), Sculpture Garden, National Gallery of Arts, Washington, DC




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