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

Prof. Dr. Clara Viñas i Teixidor

Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas
Institut de Ciéncia de Materials de Barcelona, ICMAB-CSIC; Barcelona; Spain.

Tel:  +34 935801853 (ext. 242)
Fax: +34 935805729

Boron cluster chemistry; gold nanoparticles; coordination chemistry; organometallic chemistry; electrochemistry; heteronuclear NMR; biomaterials; potentiometric sensors; conducting organic polymers; homogeneous catalysis; non-bonding weak interactions.

Synthesis and separation
  - Microwaves reactor
  - Photoreactor: Luzchem LZC-4X: equipped with 14 lamps (UVA, UVB, UVC), magnetic stirrer,
    carousel for liquid samples.
  - Centrifuge: Elba 21.
  - Ultrasonic bath: Branson 2510
  - Osmometer: Krauer equipped with a probe for organic and aqueous solvents.
  - High pressure reactors i) Berghof HR 100 equipped with temperature sensor, pressure gauge
    and rupture disk (pressure 100 bars, temperature 250°C). ii) Two homemade high pressure
    reactors: operating at 60 atm and up to 200°C
  - High dilution set-up perfusor: Secura B, Braun Mehringer Ah.: minimum 0,1 ml/h
  - Magnetic Resonance Spectrometer: Bruker AdvanceII300. i) Probe BBO 300SB BB-H-D-10.
    ii) Probe QNP 300SB P/llB/C-H-D-05. iii) Probe MAS 300SB BL7. iv) B-VT2000
    variable temperature. V) Probe BBI 300SH-BB-D-05Z.
  - UV- visible Spectrophotometer: Shimadzu UV-1700 Pharmaspec spectrophotometer.
  - Chromatographer: HPLC Hewlett Packard (HP1100): with quaternary pumping system and
    with a variable wavelength detection system
  - Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrometer: Shimadzu 8300
  - MALDI-TOF-MS mass spectra: Bruker Biflex MALDI-TOF.
  - Fluorescence spectrometer: Perkin-Elmer LS-45 (230V).
  - Potentiotast: i) Voltalab 80 PGZ-402 with two reference electrodes: REF 321 (Ag/Agul).
    ii) Voltalab PGZ100.
  - Conductimeter: Crison (basic 30).
  - Potentiostat / Galvanostat: EGG Princeton Applied Research (model 273A).
  - Spectroelectrochemistry (UV - vis) by connecting Shimadzu UV-1700 Pharmaspec
    spectrophotometer with Voltalab PGZ100.