Some fascinating phenomena in electrospinning processes and applications of electrospun nanofibers

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  • Songting Tan,

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    1. College of Chemistry and Polymer Materials Institute, Xiangtan University, Xiangtan 411105, PR China
    2. Key Laboratory of Low Dimensional Materials & Application Technology of Ministry of Education, Xiangtan University, Xiangtan 411105, PR China
    • College of Chemistry and Polymer Materials Institute, Xiangtan University, Xiangtan 411105, PR China
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  • Xianwei Huang,

    1. College of Chemistry and Polymer Materials Institute, Xiangtan University, Xiangtan 411105, PR China
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  • Bolin Wu

    1. College of Chemistry and Polymer Materials Institute, Xiangtan University, Xiangtan 411105, PR China
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Abstract

Electrospinning has the unique ability to produce ultrathin fibers from a rich variety of materials that include polymers, inorganic or organic compounds and blends. With the enormous increase of research interest in electrospun nanofibers, there is a strong need for a comprehensive review of electrospinning in a systematic fashion. This article presents some fascinating phenomena associated with the remarkable features of nanofibers in electrospinning processes and new progress in applications of electrospun nanofibers. Copyright © 2007 Society of Chemical Industry

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