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  • adj. Manufactured by means of electrospinning.

Etymologies

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electro- +‎ spun

Examples

  • Actually, it's an example of an electrospun fiber mat, made by spinning polyethylene-oxide nanofiber onto a mold.

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  • Nicast, developer of medical devices made of electrospun nanofabric, announced today it is readying ...

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  • According to researchers from the Novel Materials and Nanotechnology Lab at the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (IATA) in Valencia, electrospun fibres could nano-encapsulate beta-carotene and protect the nutrient against oxidation, particularly when exposed to light.

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  • Such a material, described in the journal Langmuir, has the potential to become a cheaper alternative to GoreTex, which is made of Teflon -- a more expensive starting material than the polymers used to make electrospun fibers.

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  • In Rutledge's lab, researchers are exploring new ways to create electrospun fibers, often incorporating materials that add novel features such as the ability to kill bacteria.

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  • More recently, working with MIT professors Karen Gleason, Robert Cohen, Gareth McKinley and Michael Rubner, Rutledge's group has demonstrated a variety of ways to render breathable electrospun fabrics water - and oil-repellent.

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  • Four years ago, Rutledge and Randy Hill of Dow Corning created an electrospun sheet that is extremely water-repellent.

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  • These electrospun membranes have a unique combination of stretchiness and strength, and are easy to handle, making them suitable for a wide range of applications.

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  • Though he describes the actual electrospinning process as almost "a mundane thing," he and his colleagues have demonstrated a number of ways to create electrospun membranes with new and useful traits.

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  • In the past few years, Rutledge's team has produced several textiles that incorporate functional materials into the electrospun membranes.

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