22. Polymeric Nanofibers and their Applications in Sensors

  1. Ashutosh Tiwari,
  2. Ajay K. Mishra,
  3. Hisatoshi Kobayashi and
  4. Anthony P.F. Turner
  1. Murugan Ramalingam1,2 and
  2. Ashutosh Tiwari3,4

Published Online: 21 FEB 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118311974.ch22

Intelligent Nanomaterials: Processes, Properties, and Applications

Intelligent Nanomaterials: Processes, Properties, and Applications

How to Cite

Ramalingam, M. and Tiwari, A. (2012) Polymeric Nanofibers and their Applications in Sensors, in Intelligent Nanomaterials: Processes, Properties, and Applications (eds A. Tiwari, A. K. Mishra, H. Kobayashi and A. P.F. Turner), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118311974.ch22

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale U977, Faculty of Medicine, University of Strasbourg, France

  2. 2

    WPI Advanced Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University, Japan

  3. 3

    Biosensors and Bioelectronics, IFM-Linköpings Universitet, Linköping, Sweden

  4. 4

    Department of Chemical Technology, University of Johannesburg, South Africa

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 FEB 2012
  2. Published Print: 17 JAN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470938799

Online ISBN: 9781118311974

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Keywords:

  • electrospinning;
  • nanofibers;
  • polymers;
  • surface modification;
  • chemical sensors;
  • biological sensors

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Polymer Nanofibers

  • Electrospinning of Polymer Nanofibers

  • Different Types of Fiber Collectors and Fiber Geometry

  • Applications of Electrospun Nanofibers in Sensors

  • Conclusions