Robust and durable superhydrophobic electrospun nanofibrous mats via a simple Cu nanocluster immobilization for oil-water contamination

Robust and durable superhydrophobic electrospun nanofibrous mats via a simple Cu nanocluster... Colloids and Surfaces A 538 (2018) 173–183 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Colloids and Surfaces A journal homepage: www.elsevier.com/locate/colsurfa Robust and durable superhydrophobic electrospun nanofibrous mats via a simple Cu nanocluster immobilization for oil-water contamination ⁎ ⁎ He Ji, Rui Zhao, Yumei Li, Bolun Sun, Yanzi Li, Nan Zhang, Ju Qiu, Xiang Li , Ce Wang Alan G. MacDiarmid Institute, Jilin University, Changchun 130012, PR China GR APHICAL A BSTRACT ARTICLE I NFO ABSTRACT Keywords: Electrospun nanofibrous membranes with a large number of nano-sized micropore possess excellent potential in Electrospinning the applications of oil harvesting and oil/water separation. In this study, a green and simple approach was Electroless plating successfully applied to fabricate superhydrophobic and superoleophilic nanofibrous mats through the combi- Cu nanocluster nation of electrospinning and electroless plating techniques. We designed hierarchical structure by immobilizing Superhydrophobic Cu nanocluster on the surfaces of Ag seeds loaded electrospun polyacrylonitrile (PAN) nanofibers and followed Oil/water separation with a surface modification process by n-hexadecyl mercaptan immersion. The fabricated superhydrophobic Oil harvesting PAN nanofibrous membranes showed the wetting property with a water contact angle (WCA) of 154.6° and a sliding angle lower than 8.0°. Owing to the super hydrophobicity and their high porosity http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects Elsevier

Robust and durable superhydrophobic electrospun nanofibrous mats via a simple Cu nanocluster immobilization for oil-water contamination

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Elsevier
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Copyright © 2017 Elsevier B.V.
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0927-7757
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1873-4359
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10.1016/j.colsurfa.2017.10.064
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Colloids and Surfaces A 538 (2018) 173–183 Contents lists available at ScienceDirect Colloids and Surfaces A journal homepage: www.elsevier.com/locate/colsurfa Robust and durable superhydrophobic electrospun nanofibrous mats via a simple Cu nanocluster immobilization for oil-water contamination ⁎ ⁎ He Ji, Rui Zhao, Yumei Li, Bolun Sun, Yanzi Li, Nan Zhang, Ju Qiu, Xiang Li , Ce Wang Alan G. MacDiarmid Institute, Jilin University, Changchun 130012, PR China GR APHICAL A BSTRACT ARTICLE I NFO ABSTRACT Keywords: Electrospun nanofibrous membranes with a large number of nano-sized micropore possess excellent potential in Electrospinning the applications of oil harvesting and oil/water separation. In this study, a green and simple approach was Electroless plating successfully applied to fabricate superhydrophobic and superoleophilic nanofibrous mats through the combi- Cu nanocluster nation of electrospinning and electroless plating techniques. We designed hierarchical structure by immobilizing Superhydrophobic Cu nanocluster on the surfaces of Ag seeds loaded electrospun polyacrylonitrile (PAN) nanofibers and followed Oil/water separation with a surface modification process by n-hexadecyl mercaptan immersion. The fabricated superhydrophobic Oil harvesting PAN nanofibrous membranes showed the wetting property with a water contact angle (WCA) of 154.6° and a sliding angle lower than 8.0°. Owing to the super hydrophobicity and their high porosity

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Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering AspectsElsevier

Published: Feb 5, 2018

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