1st Edition

Needleless Electrospinning of Nanofibers Technology and Applications

By Xungai Wang, Tong Lin Copyright 2013
    204 Pages 3 Color & 114 B/W Illustrations
    by Jenny Stanford Publishing

    The book covers the basic electrospinning theory, electrospinning technologies that have potential for large scale production of nanofibers, and the functional applications of electrospun nanofibers in different fields. An important needleless electrospinning technique using a rotary fiber generator such as ball, cylinder, disc and wire coil, and the effects of the fiber generator, its shape and dimension, as well as operating parameters on electrospinning performance, fiber morphology and productivity are described. A method to calculate the electric field and analyze electric field profiles in an electrospinning zone is provided. The influence of the fiber collector on fiber quality is also discussed.

    Introduction to Electrospinning
    Emerging Applications of Electrospun Nanofibres
    Developments in Large-Scale Nanofibre Electrospinning
    Upward Needleless Electrospinning with Disc, Ball, and Cylinder Spinnerets Systems
    Upward Needleless Electrospinning with Ring and Coil Spinnerets
    Electrical Field Analysis
    Fibre Collection
    Conclusion and Outlook


    Xungai Wang, Tong Lin