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Processable aqueous dispersions of graphene nanosheets.
It is reported that chemically converted graphene sheets obtained from graphite can readily form stable aqueous colloids through electrostatic stabilization, making it possible to process graphene materials using low-cost solution processing techniques, opening up enormous opportunities to use this unique carbon nanostructure for many technological applications. Expand
Electrospinning of Nanofibers: Reinventing the Wheel?†
Electrospinning provides a simple and versatile method for generating ultrathin fibers from a rich variety of materials that include polymers, composites, and ceramics. This article presents anExpand
Direct Fabrication of Composite and Ceramic Hollow Nanofibers by Electrospinning
Hollow nanofibers with walls made of inorganic/polymer composites or ceramics have been prepared by electrospinning two immiscible liquids through a coaxial, two-capillary spinneret, followed byExpand
Biocompatible polymer materials : Role of protein-surface interactions
Abstract Biocompatibility is one of the most important characteristics of a biomedical polymer material whose surface is required to interact with a biological system. Such interactions betweenExpand
Electrospinning Nanofibers as Uniaxially Aligned Arrays and Layer‐by‐Layer Stacked Films
The conventional procedure for electrospinning has been modified to generate nanofibers as uniaxially aligned arrays over large areas. The key to the success of this method was the use of a collectorExpand
Reinforcing effects of graphene oxide on portland cement paste
In this experimental study, the reinforcing effects of graphene oxide (GO) on portland cement paste are investigated. It is discovered that the introduction of 0.03% by weight GO sheets into theExpand
Electrospinning: A Simple and Versatile Technique for Producing Ceramic Nanofibers and Nanotubes
Electrospinning is a remarkably simple method for generating nanofibers of polymers. When combined with conventional sol–gel processing, it provides a versatile technique for producing ceramicExpand
Stimuli-responsive polymer hydrogels as a new class of draw agent for forward osmosis desalination.
Ionic polymer hydrogels with thermal responsive units are found to induce higher water permeation rates in the osmosis process, and higher water release rates under a combination of pressure andExpand
Polyaniline nanofibers: a unique polymer nanostructure for versatile applications.
It is demonstrated that high-quality nanofibers can be readily produced in bulk quantity using the conventional chemical oxidative polymerization of aniline, and a range of new useful functionalities are developed. Expand