|Title:||Tailoring the microstructure of ultra-light nanofiber aerogels by solid templating and their application as wound dressing materials|
|Authors :||Deuber, Fabian|
|Published in :||À Jour : SVC – Chemie, Life Sciences & Biotechnologie|
|Publisher / Ed. Institution :||Schweizerischer Verband diplomierter Chemiker FH|
|Publisher / Ed. Institution:||Basel|
|License (according to publishing contract) :||Licence according to publishing contract|
|Subjects :||Nanofiber Aerogels; Sponge; Nanofiber; Wound dressing; Adsorption|
|Subject (DDC) :||540: Chemistry|
|Abstract:||Hydro active wound dressings provide a favorable wound-healing environment and promote wound closure. Currently, synthetic polymers are the material of choice for such dressings. However, capillary forces could also be envisioned as the operating principle. Therefore, we developed a bio-based material from nanofibers with tunable hierarchical pore structure. This ultralight nanofiber aerogels showed high water absorbency and it formed a mechanically stable hydrogel-like material. The range of applications of this versatile material can be extended to filtration, catalysis, or tissue engineering.|
|Departement:||Life Sciences and Facility Management|
|Organisational Unit:||Institute of Chemistry and Biotechnology (ICBT)|
|Publication type:||Contribution to Magazine or Newspaper|
|Appears in Collections:||Publikationen Life Sciences und Facility Management|
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