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electrospinning

Definitions

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  • n. the use of an electric charge to pull very fine fibres from a liquid

Etymologies

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electro- +‎ spinning

Examples

  • Findings also may help to improve an industrial process called electrospinning, used to make a variety of products, and spray coating used in painting.

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  • They are made with a process known as electrospinning, in which a charged solution is drawn through an electrically charged needle onto an electrically grounded surface.

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  • They built a mesh through a process called electrospinning, which uses electrical charges to draw biodegradable polymers out of a needle and into a fine stream, producing interwoven fibers ranging from 1/20th to 1/1000th the width of a hair, Smith explained.

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  • By a process known as electrospinning-a technique used to produce long, ultra-thin solid fibers-Li and Shui were able to create platinum nanowires that are thousands of times longer than any previous such wires.

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  • By a process known as electrospinning -- a technique used to produce long, ultra-thin solid fibers -- Li and Shui were able to create platinum nanowires that are thousands of times longer than any previous such wires.

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  • Scientists recently focused on producing these fibers through "electrospinning," a high-tech weaving process that uses electrical charges to draw out nano-sized fibers from a liquid.

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  • The fibers are made of a polymer spiked with ruthenium molecules in a process dubbed ‘electrospinning.’

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  • The fibers are made from a polymer with ruthenium-based molecules using a complex technique called – electrospinning – when a small droplet of polymer solution is placed on a metal needle tip followed by application of a high voltage between the tip and gold electrodes in a silicon base placed a few millimeters away.

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  • Coaxial electrospinning is a new technology developed by Cella Energy, a spin-off from Britain's Rutherford Appleton Laboratory.

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  • Lin's team at UC Berkeley pioneered the near-field electrospinning technique used to create and position the polymeric nanogenerators 50 micrometers apart in a grid pattern.

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