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Fabrication of optically active fiber mats via melt electrospinning

  • John P. Murphy (a1) (a2), Molly C. Brockway (a1) (a2), Jessica M. Andriolo (a1) (a3), Nathan J. Sutton (a1) (a3) and Jack L. Skinner (a1) (a2) (a3)...

Abstract

Melt electrospinning is a facile fabrication technique that can be utilized in the creation of microfibers without the use of solvent and with good control over feature placement. The available thermal energy of the melt electrospinning technique is often only utilized in the formation of the polymer melt but can also be used to thermodynamically drive chemical reactions. In this study, hybrid perovskite microcrystallites are synthesized in the polymer melt and electrospun to form composite microfibers. Unique hybrid perovskite microstructures were studied, elucidating mechanisms of formation at work in the polymer melt.

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Address all correspondence to John P. Murphy at jmurphy@mtech.edu

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Fabrication of optically active fiber mats via melt electrospinning

  • John P. Murphy (a1) (a2), Molly C. Brockway (a1) (a2), Jessica M. Andriolo (a1) (a3), Nathan J. Sutton (a1) (a3) and Jack L. Skinner (a1) (a2) (a3)...

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