Flexible organic-inorganic core-shell nanofibers by electrospinning and atomic layer deposition
Nanotechnology 2012: Advanced Materials, CNTs, Particles, Films and Composites
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Organic-inorganic core-shell nanofibers were fabricated by combining electrospinning and atomic layer deposition (ALD). In the first step, nylon66 (polymeric organic core) nanofibers having different average fiber diameters (∼100 nm, ∼250 nm and ∼650 nm) were electrospun by using different solvent systems and polymer concentrations. In the second step, uniform and conformal layer of zinc oxide (ZnO) (inorganic shell) with precise thickness (∼90 nm) and composition on the round surface of the nylon nanofibers were deposited by ALD. The core-shell nylon66-ZnO nanofibers have shown unique properties such as structural flexibility due to the polymeric core and photocatalytic activity due to the ZnO shell layer.
KeywordsAtomic layer deposition
Average fiber diameters
Zinc oxide (ZnO)
Atomic layer deposition
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