Variable responsive wettability films via electrospinning induced by solvents

Nu Wang, Fengyun Guo, Jing Wu, Yong Zhao, Lei Jiang

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Abstract

Three kinds of interesting distinct wettability films are fabricated by a facile electrospinning technique. The films are composites of poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) and polystyrene but different precursor solvents. By taking advantage of the conformational changes of poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) chains and polystyrene chains in different solvents, the films exhibit responsive wettability variation to temperature.
Original languageEnglish
Article number817418
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Nanomaterials
Volume2014
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Externally publishedYes

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