publication . Article . 2017

Fluid-mechanic model for fabrication of nanoporous fibers by electrospinning

Lan Xu; Chengxu Fan; Zhaoyang Sun;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2017 Journal: Thermal Science (issn: 0354-9836, eissn: 2334-7163, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: VINCA Institute of Nuclear Sciences
<jats:p>A charged jet in the electrospinning process for fabrication of nanoporous fibers is studied theoretically. A fluid-mechanic model considering solvent evaporation is established to research the effect of solvent evaporation on nanopore structure formation. The model gives a powerful tool to offering in-depth physical under-standing and controlling over electrospinning parameters such as voltage, flow rate, and solvent evaporation rate.</jats:p>
free text keywords: electrospinning, solvent evaporation, fluid-mechanic model, nanoporous, Mechanical engineering and machinery, TJ1-1570, Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment, Materials science, Fabrication, Nanotechnology
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