Tethered Pyro-Electrohydrodynamic Spinning for Patterning Well-Ordered Structures at Micro- and Nanoscale
Authors: Coppola S., Vespini V., Nasti G., Gennari O., Grilli S., Ventre M., Iannone M., Netti P.A., Ferraro P.
Autors Affiliation: CNR − Istituto Nazionale di Ottica, Via Campi Flegrei 34, 80078 Pozzuoli, Napoli, Italy;
Department of Chemical Materials and Production Engineering, University of Naples Federico II, Piazzale Tecchio 80, 80138 Naples, Italy;
Center for Advanced Biomaterials Fore Health Care @CRIB, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Largo Barsanti e Matteucci 53, 80125 Napoli, Italy
Abstract: Printing of micro- and nanofibers directly from a polymer drop with unprecedented order, direct writing of sharp/straight edges, and easy multijets electrospinning are demonstrated and reported. Experimental fabrication of patterns embedded with active molecules ensures that functionalized patterns preserve their functionalities after the thetered pyro-electrospinning (TPES) process. Results regarding the use of smart patterns for keeping alive and viable cultured cells are discussed. This study opens the way to innovative optogenesys analysis, guiding light for generating or transporting optical/electronic signals from and to cells.
Journal/Review: CHEMISTRY OF MATERIALS
Volume: 26 (11) Pages from: 3357 to: 3360
More Information: The authors would like to thank Ing. L. Ambrosio. This work was supported by FIRB RBFR10FKZH, EFOR-CABIR CNR, and by the MAAT project.DOI: 10.1021/cm501265jCitations: 30data from “WEB OF SCIENCE” (of Thomson Reuters) are update at: 2019-09-08References taken from IsiWeb of Knowledge: (subscribers only)Connecting to view paper tab on IsiWeb: Click hereConnecting to view citations from IsiWeb: Click here