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

Prof. Dr. De-Yi Wang

IMDEA Materials Institute
High Performance Polymer Nanocomposites Group

Tel.: +34 91 549 3422
Fax: +34 91 5503047

Eco-friendly fire retardants; functionalized nanomaterials; polymer nanocomposites; fire retardant polymer; polymer processing; fire behaviors; fire retardant mechanism; reinforced polymers; bio-based polymers.

• GPC (Waters)
• Micro combustion calorimeter (FTT, UK)
• Limiting oxygen index (LOI, FTT, UK)
• Vertical/ Horizontal burning chamber (FTT, UK)
• Cone Calorimeter (FTT, UK)
• Twin-screw extruder (Brabender, Germany)
• Micro compounder (DSM, Netherland)
• Injection Machine (Arabug, Germay)
• FT-IR spectrometer (Nicolet, iS50)
• Cyclovoltammetry (Autolab PGstat) coupled to MBraun Glovebox
• Access to all types of equipment of the university and institute, in particular mechanical tests (Tensile, Impact, Nano-mechanics, etc) and microstructure characterization, such as SEM, TEM, XRD