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A review on polymer nanofibers by electrospinning and their applications in nanocomposites
Electrospinning has been recognized as an efficient technique for the fabrication of polymer nanofibers. Various polymers have been successfully electrospun into ultrafine fibers in recent yearsExpand
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An Introduction to Electrospinning and Nanofibers
# Basics Relevant to Electrospinning # Electrospinning Process # Modeling of the Electrospinning Process # Characterization # Functionalization of Polymer Nanofibers # Potential Applications #Expand
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Biomedical applications of polymer-composite materials: a review
An overview of various biomedical applications of polymer-composite materials reported in the literature over the last 30 years is presented in this paper. For the benefit of the readers, generalExpand
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Electrospinning of nano/micro scale poly(L-lactic acid) aligned fibers and their potential in neural tissue engineering.
Efficacy of aligned poly(l-lactic acid) (PLLA) nano/micro fibrous scaffolds for neural tissue engineering is described and their performance with random PLLA scaffolds is compared as well in thisExpand
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A review on electrospinning design and nanofibre assemblies.
Although there are many methods of fabricating nanofibres, electrospinning is perhaps the most versatile process. Materials such as polymer, composites, ceramic and metal nanofibres have beenExpand
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Electrospinning of gelatin fibers and gelatin/PCL composite fibrous scaffolds.
In this article, ultrafine gelatin (Gt) fibers were successfully produced with the use of the electrical spinning or electrospinning technique. A fluorinated alcohol of 2,2,2-trifluoroethanol (TFE)Expand
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Development of nanocomposites for bone grafting
Abstract This article reviews nanocomposites focusing on their impact and recent trends in the field of bone grafting. Although autogenous- and allogeneic-bone grafts have been used for a long timeExpand
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Potential of nanofiber matrix as tissue-engineering scaffolds.
Tissue-engineering scaffolds should be analogous to native extracellular matrix (ECM) in terms of both chemical composition and physical structure. Polymeric nanofiber matrix is similar, with itsExpand
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Crosslinking of the electrospun gelatin nanofibers
Abstract Gelatin (Gt) nanofibers have been prepared by using an electrospinning process in a previous study. In order to improve their water-resistant ability and thermomechnical performance forExpand
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Electrospun poly(epsilon-caprolactone)/gelatin nanofibrous scaffolds for nerve tissue engineering.
Nerve tissue engineering is one of the most promising methods to restore nerve systems in human health care. Scaffold design has pivotal role in nerve tissue engineering. Polymer blending is one ofExpand
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