Template based synthesis of aligned polyacrylonitrile nanofibers using a novel extrusion method

L. Feng, S. H. Li, J. Zhai, Y. L. Song, L. Jiang, D. B. Zhu

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A novel method is reported to synthesize polyacrylonitrile (PAN) nanofibers using the anodic aluminum oxide membrane as template. Compared with other template syntheses, this method is very simple, i.e., only extrusion of the PAN precursor solution into the solidifying solution is necessary.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)817-818
Number of pages2
JournalSynthetic Metals
Publication statusPublished - 4 Apr 2003
Externally publishedYes


  • Extrusion
  • Polyacrylonitrile nanofibers
  • Scanning transmission microscopy
  • Template

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