Electrospun nanofibers of a copolymer consisting of polyvinylalcohol that has been crosslinked with an inorganic polymer containing phosphorus, oxygen and nitrogen only.

Prof. Dr. Simona Galli

Università dell’ Insubria
Dipartimento di Scienza e Alta Tecnologia

Tel.: +39(0)031/2386627

Materials: Nitrogen-donor ligands; (per)fluorinated ligands; coordination compounds; coordination polymers; metal-organic frameworks.
Methods: Structure determination and structural studies by means of single crystal and powder X-ray diffraction; structural insights on thermal behavior and chemical stability by means of powder X-ray diffraction; RT and VT-investigation of (di)electric properties.
Topics: Structural chemistry; hybrid inorganic/organic porous materials; hybrid inorganic/organic low dielectric constant materials; gas and VOCs adsorption and separation; (di)electric properties; solid-state second-order non linear optics.

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