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Polymers 2017, 9(12), 658; https://doi.org/10.3390/polym9120658

High Throughput Preparation of Aligned Nanofibers Using an Improved Bubble-Electrospinning

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National Engineering Laboratory for Modern Silk, College of Textile and Engineering, Soochow University, 199 Ren-ai Road, Suzhou 215123, China
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School of Mechanical and Electric Engineering, Soochow University, 178 Ganjiang Road, Suzhou 215021, China
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Received: 26 October 2017 / Revised: 21 November 2017 / Accepted: 23 November 2017 / Published: 29 November 2017
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Electrospinning of Nanofibres)
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An improved bubble-electrospinning, consisting of a cone shaped air nozzle, a copper solution reservoir connected directly to the power generator, and a high speed rotating copper wire drum as a collector, was presented successfully to obtain high throughput preparation of aligned nanofibers. The influences of drum rotation speed on morphology and properties of obtained nanofibers were explored and researched. The results showed that the alignment degree, diameter distribution, and properties of nanofibers were improved with the increase of the drum rotation speed. View Full-Text
Keywords: bubble-electrospinning; aligned nanofibers; high throughput; properties bubble-electrospinning; aligned nanofibers; high throughput; properties
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Yu, L.; Shao, Z.; Xu, L.; Wang, M. High Throughput Preparation of Aligned Nanofibers Using an Improved Bubble-Electrospinning. Polymers 2017, 9, 658.

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