Nanometre diameter fibres of polymer, produced by electrospinning

@article{Reneker1996NanometreDF,
  title={Nanometre diameter fibres of polymer, produced by electrospinning},
  author={Darrell H Reneker and Iksoo Chun},
  journal={Nanotechnology},
  year={1996},
  volume={7},
  pages={216 - 223}
}
Electrospinning uses electrical forces to produce polymer fibres with nanometre-scale diameters. Electrospinning occurs when the electrical forces at the surface of a polymer solution or melt overcome the surface tension and cause an electrically charged jet to be ejected. When the jet dries or solidifies, an electrically charged fibre remains. This charged fibre can be directed or accelerated by electrical forces and then collected in sheets or other useful geometrical forms. More than 20… 

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