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

Prof. Dr. Frank Uhlig

Graz University of Technology
Institute for Inorganic Chemistry

Tel:  +43 316 873 32100
Fax: +43 316 873 32102

Inorganic and organometallic monomers; group 13 to 15 derivatives; silicone-based compounds; group 14 based nanoparticles and hybrid materials; inorganic polymers; 29Si and 119Sn NMR spectroscopy. Via coworkers: light and X-ray scattering techniques; (GI)SAXS and Deep X-ray Lithography beamlines; ELETTRA Synchrotron Trieste (Italy); Outstation of TU Graz.

• Synthetic equipment for inert gas techniques up to amounts of 4 l
• Diffractometer (Bruker APEX II diffractometer, micro source with a Mo-Kα
  radiation, CCD-detector and OHCD laser for in-situ crystallization)
• NMR Spectrometer (DRX 300, Bruker and Mercury 300, Varian/Agilent)
• GC-MS (Agilent 7890A / 5975C)
• FT-IR spectrometer (Bruker IFS v/66 featuring separate light sources for near-, mid-
  and far-infrared)
• FT-IR spectrometer (Bruker Alpha with universal sampling module and Platinum ATR module)
• UV/Vis/NIR spectrometer (Agilent Cary 60 UV-Vis)
• Raman spectrometer (Perkin Elmer Raman Station 400F)
• Dynamic and static light scattering (customs designed, see home page of the institute)
• SAXS-lab Graz equipped with 3 SAXS-cameras , one of which can also be used for
  GISAXS (SAXSess, Anton Paar)
• Synchrotron SAXS (ELETTRA, Trieste, Italy)
• Deep X-ray lithography, DXRL (ELETTRA, Trieste, Italy)
• Tube furnace for thermal synthesis under inert gas conditions up to 800 °C
  (Carbolite HZS 12 200))
• Inert-gas centrifuge Rotanta 460R (Hettich)
• Cyclovoltammetry (BANK)

• Access to all types of equipment of the university, in particular mass spectrometry,
  EPR spectroscopy, magnetic measurements, GPC facilities and electron microscopy