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

Dr. Petr Kilian

School of Chemistry
University of St Andrews
St Andrews
KY16 9ST

Tel: +44 1334 46 7304

Inorganic chemistry; main group synthesis; coordination chemistry; catalysis; materials; green chemistry; chemical bonding and structure; organophosphorus chemistry; pnictogen chemistry; low co-ordinate and hypervalent main group compounds; main group polymer precursors.

• 10 fully equipped working places (benches with individual hoods)
• Hands-on solution NMR spectrometer (270 MHz)
• 2x glove box
• Solvent purification system (SPS) Mbraun
• Karl-Fisher titrator, Metrohm
• Access to state of art NMR equipment (5x solution NMRs 300-500 MHz, 2x MAS SS NMR  400    and 600 MHz)
• Access to X-ray single crystal diffractometers (4 high brilliance stages with CCD/Pilatus    detectors), 1x Rigaku Mini bench top diffractometer, 1x robotic diffractometer)
• Access to powder diffractometers (6x)
• MS (ESI, Maldi, EI, CI incl. high accuracy)
• UV-vis., IR, Raman, fluorescence, TGA-DSC, electrochemistry, EPR, TEM, SEM, etc.

For further details see http://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/chemistry/research/services/