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


Romanian Academy
"PetruPoni" Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry (www.icmpp.ro)
Department of Inorganic Polymers
41A, Aleea Grigore Ghica Voda
700487 Iasi

Tel.: +40-232-217454
Fax: +40-232-211299

Functional siloxanes; siloxane-organic copolymers (block, graft, crosslinked, interpenetrated networks); organic-inorganic hybrids; polysilanes (synthesis, optoelectronic properties); polysilane stabilized metal nanoparticles.

• Deepcoater KSV LM (2008)
• Microwave-assisted rector "single-mode" DISCOVER LabMate (2010)
• Spin coater (2008)
• Multinuclear NMR 400 spectrometers, Bruker (2005)
• FT-IR, UV-Vis, fluorescence spectrophotometers
• Analytical HPLC (UV and MS detection), Agilent (2008)
• Dynamic Light Scattering (DLS) NanoDLS Brookhaven (batch) (2006)
• Size exclusion chromatography (SEC), aqueous phase, multi-angle static light scattering 2012
• Size exclusion chromatography (SEC), organic phase (multidetection: refractive index, UV,
  viscosity, multi-angle static light scattering detectors) (2012)
• Wide angle X-ray diffraction, Bruker (2006)
• Monocrystal X-ray diffraction, Bruker (2010)
• Small angle X-ray scattering (SAXS), Bruker (2011)
• Scanning electron microscope Quanta (SEM) (including EDX analysis) (2010)
• Scanning Probe Microscope (AFM), NT MDT (2005)
• Transmission electron microscope (TEM), Hitachi (2011)
• Differential scanning calorimeter, Perkin Elmer (2005)
• Dynamic thermomechanical analyzer, Perkin Elmer (2005)
• Thermogravimetric analyzer (TGA) coupled with IR and MS detection of evolved gases (2008)