Thermo-responsive PNIPAM Hydrogel nanofibres photocrosslinked by Azido-POSS

Wang, Jing and Sutti, Alessandra and Lin, Tong and Wang, Xungai (2013) Thermo-responsive PNIPAM Hydrogel nanofibres photocrosslinked by Azido-POSS. In: Fiber Society Spring 2013 Technical Conference: Advancing Scientific Knowledge pertaining to Fibers and Fibrous Materials, 22-24 May 2013, Geelong, Australia.

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Photocrosslinkable thermo-responsive nanofibres were prepared by electrospinning poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) (PNIPAM) in the presence of an Azido-polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane (Azido-POSS). Ultraviolet light (UV) irradiation yielded a highly-crosslinked hydrogel network within 2 min. The treated nanofibres showed outstanding stability in water, excellent hydrogel characteristics, fast response to temperature changes with fast swelling and de-swelling.

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Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences - No Department
Date Deposited: 07 Aug 2014 05:02
Last Modified: 07 Mar 2017 01:11
Uncontrolled Keywords: hydrogels; thermo-responsive
Fields of Research : 09 Engineering > 0912 Materials Engineering > 091299 Materials Engineering not elsewhere classified
10 Technology > 1007 Nanotechnology > 100708 Nanomaterials
03 Chemical Sciences > 0303 Macromolecular and Materials Chemistry > 030302 Nanochemistry and Supramolecular Chemistry
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970110 Expanding Knowledge in Technology

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