Chinese Science Bulletin

, 53:2265

Applications of electrospun nanofibers

Review Materials Science

DOI: 10.1007/s11434-008-0319-0

Cite this article as:
Fang, J., Niu, H., Lin, T. et al. Chin. Sci. Bull. (2008) 53: 2265. doi:10.1007/s11434-008-0319-0


Polymeric nanofiber non-woven materials produced by electrospinning have extremely high surface-to-mass (or volume) ratio and a porous structure with excellent pore-interconnectivity. These characteristics plus the functionalities and surface chemistry of the polymer itself impart the nanofibers with desirable properties for a range of advanced applications. This review summarizes the recent progress in electrospun nanofibers, with an emphasis on their applications.


electrospun nanofiberselectrospinningone-dimension materialsapplicationsreview

Copyright information

© Science in China Press and Springer-Verlag GmbH 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre for Material and Fibre InnovationDeakin UniversityGeelongAustralia