Coaxial electrospinning of microfibres with liquid crystal in the core

Jan P. F. Lagerwall, Jesse T. McCann, Eric Formo, Giusy Scalia, Younan Xia

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Abstract

Liquid crystal containing composite fibres were produced via coaxial electrospinning, demonstrating that this technique can be used for producing new functional fibres and/or to study the impact of extreme confinement on liquid crystal phases. © The Royal Society of Chemistry.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5420 - 5422
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number42
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008
Externally publishedYes

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)

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Lagerwall, J. P. F., McCann, J. T., Formo, E., Scalia, G., & Xia, Y. (2008). Coaxial electrospinning of microfibres with liquid crystal in the core. Chemical Communications, (42), 5420 - 5422. https://doi.org/10.1039/b810450f