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Fabrication of nanoscale glass fibers by electrospinning

Praeger, M., Saleh, E., Vaughan, A., Stewart, W.J. and Loh, W.H. (2012) Fabrication of nanoscale glass fibers by electrospinning Applied Physics Letters, 100, (6), p. 63114. (doi:10.1063/1.3684940).

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Abstract

We report the experimental realization of glass nanofibers by electrospinning directly from a melt, demonstrating the viability of electrospinning fibers from non-polymer materials with high melting temperatures and higher surface tensions. The nanofiber material (B2O3) is molten on the tip of a gold wire, and voltage applied to the tip causes a jet to form, resulting in solid glass fibers with diameters of ~100 nm.

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Published date: February 2012
Organisations: Optoelectronics Research Centre, Electronics & Computer Science

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Local EPrints ID: 339829
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/339829
ISSN: 0003-6951
PURE UUID: 6ab9b49d-9c90-47a2-a7cf-b43bb193343e

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Date deposited: 31 May 2012 10:44
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 05:51

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Author: M. Praeger
Author: E. Saleh
Author: A. Vaughan
Author: W.J. Stewart
Author: W.H. Loh

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