Synthesis and Applications of Electrospun Nanofibers - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128139141

Synthesis and Applications of Electrospun Nanofibers

1st Edition

Authors: Ramazan Asmatulu Waseem Khan
Paperback ISBN: 9780128139141
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 26th October 2018
Page Count: 306
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Table of Contents

1)  Introduction to Electrospun Nanofibers
1.1 Fabrication of Nanofibers and Microfibers
1.2 Fabrications of Aligned Electrospun Nanofibers
1.3 Larger Scale Fabrications of Electrospun Nanofibers
1.4 Electrospun Shelled Nanofibers (co-axial electrospinning)

2) Electrospun Nanofibers for Biomedical Applications
2.1  Electrospun Nanofibers for Cancer Treatment
2.2 Electrospun Nanofibers for Drug Delivery/Gene Delivery/DNA Delivery (other than cancer)
2.3 Electrospun Nanofibers for wound Healing and Tissue Engineering
2.4 Electrospun Nanofibers for Scaffoldings
2.5 Electrospun Nanofibers for Biosensors

3) Electrospun Nanofibers for Textiles
3.1 Electrospun Nanofibers for Invisibility (meta-materials)
3.2 Electrospun Nanofibers for Fire Retardant Fabric Fabrications

4)  Electrospun Nanofibers for Agriculture Applications
4.1 Food and Food Packaging

5) Electrospun Nanofibers for Energy Applications
5.1 Electrospun Nanofibers for Battery Membranes
5.2 Electrospun Nanofibers for Energy Conversions (solar, fuel, hydrogen, etc.)
5.3 Electrospun Nanofibers for Supercapacitors

6) Electrospun Nanofibers for Filtration Applications
6.1 Electrospun Nanofibers for Dry Filtration (latest developments)
6.2 Electrospun Nanofibers for Wet Filtration (latest developments)

7) Electrospun Nanofibers for Catalyst Applications

8) Electrospun Nanofibers for Optoelectronics and Nanoelectronics
8.1 Electrospun Nanofibers for Nanosensors


Synthesis and Applications of Electrospun Nanofibers examines processing techniques for nanofibers and their applications in a variety of industry sectors, including energy, agriculture and biomedicine. The book gives readers a thorough understanding of both electrospinning and interfacial polymerization techniques for their production. In addition, the book explore the use of nanofibers in a variety of industry sectors, with particular attention given to nanofibers in medicine, such as in drug and gene delivery, artificial blood vessels, artificial organs and medical facemasks, and in energy and environmental applications.

Specific topics of note include fuel cells, lithium ion batteries, solar cells, supercapacitors, energy storage materials, sensors, filtration materials, protective clothing, catalysis and electromagnetic shielding. This book will serve as an important reference resource for materials scientists, engineers and biomedical scientists who want to learn more on the uses of nanofibers.

Key Features

  • Describes a variety of techniques for producing nanofibers
  • Shows how nanofibers are used in a range of industrial sectors, including illustrative case studies
  • Discusses the pros and cons of using different fabrication techniques to produce nanofibers


Materials scientists, engineers and biomedical scientists who want to learn more about how nanofibers are produced, and how they are used


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About the Authors

Ramazan Asmatulu Author

Ramazan Asmatulu is Associate Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Wichita State University, USA. His research interests include both theoretical and experimental understanding of nanoparticles for solar cells, fuel cells, supercapacitors, and biodiesel production; laminate and sandwich composites for aircraft and wind turbine manufacturing; functionalization and crosslinking of CNT wires; modeling and simulation of solid structures; highly durable nanocomposite thin films for lightning strike prevention, EMI shielding and fire retardancy; electrospun nanofibers for scaffolding, biosensors, structural health monitoring and water splitting; nanocomposite coatings against corrosion, moisture and UV degradation; nanomembranes for waste water filtration; and nanoemulsion and hydrogel-based targeted drug delivery systems.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Wichita State University, KS, USA

Waseem Khan Author

Waseem S. Khan is Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering Department, Dubai Men’s College, United Arab Emirates. His research lies in the areas of Carbon Nanotube Wires, Nanofibers, Nanofilms, Nanoparticles, Nanocomposites and Nanotubes.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Higher Colleges of Technology, Dubai Men’s College, Dubai, United Arab Emirates