Thermo-responsive PNIPAM nanofibres crosslinked by OpePOSS
Wang, Jing, Hurren, Christopher, Sutti, Alessandra, Lin, Tong and Wang, Xungai 2013, Thermo-responsive PNIPAM nanofibres crosslinked by OpePOSS, in Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Smart Materials and Nanotechnology in Engineering; SPIE 2013, SPIE, Bellingham, WA, pp. 1-5.
Stable and re-usable thermo-responsive hydrogel nanofibres were roduced by electrospinning poly(Nisopropylacrylamide) (PNIPAM) in presence of a polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane (POSS) possessing eight epoxide groups, and of a 2-ethyl-4-methylimidazole (EMI) as a catalyst, followed by a heat curing treatment. The roles of the organic-base catalyst in the formation of crosslinked polymer network, fibre morphologies, and hydrogel properties were examined in this paper.
Field of Research
091205 Functional Materials
Socio Economic Objective
970103 Expanding Knowledge in the Chemical Sciences
HERDC Research category
E2 Full written paper - non-refereed / Abstract reviewed
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