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Title: Electrospining of polyaniline/poly(lactic acid) ultrathin fibers: process and statistical modeling using a non-gaussian approach

item PICCIANI, PAULO - Federal University - Brazil
item SOARES, BLUMA - Federal University - Brazil
item MEDEIROS, ELITON - Federal University - Brazil
item DE SOUZA, FERNANDO - Federal University - Brazil
item Wood, Delilah - De
item Orts, William
item MATTOSO, LUIZ - Embrapa

Submitted to: Electronic Publication
Publication Type: Other
Publication Acceptance Date: 10/19/2009
Publication Date: 12/11/2009
Citation: Picciani, Paulo H. S., Soares, Bluma G., Medeiros, Eliton S., De Souza, Fernando G., Wood, Delilah F., Orts, William J., Mattoso, Luiz H. C. Macromolecular Theory and Simulations – Cover 9/2009. Macromolecular Theory and Simulations. Vol. 18 (9): Cover. 2009. DOI: 10.1002/mats.200990016.

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Technical Abstract: Cover: The electrospinning technique was employed to obtain conducting nanofibers based on polyaniline and poly(lactic acid). A statistical model was employed to describe how the process factors (solution concentration, applied voltage, and flow rate) govern the fiber dimensions. Nanofibers down to 50 nm were obtained by choosing appropriate conditions. Further details can be found in the article by P. H. S. Picciani,* E. S. Medeiros, F. G. de Souza Jr., D. F. Wood, W. J. Orts, B. G. Soares,* and L. H. C. Mattoso on page 528.