Fabrication of Aligned Fibrous Arrays by Magnetic Electrospinning


  • We thank Prof. Lei Jiang for the use of the ES setup, Prof. Chen Wang, Dr. Yanlian Yang, and Guicun Qi for their help with the AFM. Funding for this work was provided by the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the National Science Foundation of China, and the Ministry of Science and Technology.


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Electrospinning magnetic-nanoparticle-doped polymers under the influence of a magnetic field produces aligned arrays of fibers over large areas (see figure). These nanofibers can be transferred onto the surfaces of other substrates. They can also be stacked into multilayer grids.