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

Adjunct Prof. Dr. Pipsa Hirva

University of Eastern Finland
Department of Chemistry

Tel:      +358 2944 53418
Mobile: +358 50 331 0829

Coordination compounds; transition metal complexes; extended metal atom chains; solid state structures; computational chemistry; weak interactions.

Spectroscopy: FTIR spectrometer, two 400 MHz NMR spectrometers (probes for liquid and solid state samples), UV-vis-NIR, FTICR mass spectrometer, Ion trap-mass spectrometer
Microscopy methods: Atomic force microscopy (AFM + m-TA), Scanning electron microscope (FE-SEM) and Energy dispersive x-ray spectroscopy (EDS), Optical microscope (imaging), FTIR imaging, Integrated Raman-AFM microscopies
Thermal analysis equipments: Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC), Thermo gravimetric analysis (TGA), Temperature programmed desorption (TPD), Thermal mechanical analysis (TMA), Gas adsorption
Computation clusters: Computation clusters (1800 processors), 3D printer - preparation of 3D structure models
X-ray diffraction: Diffractometers (single crystal), Diffractometer (powder), Diffractometer (protein)