Nanofiber Production & Nanomaterials

OBJECTIVES AND SPECIFICATIONS:
– Fabrication of nanofiber based composite membranes for fuel cells
– Development of nanofiber electrodes for Li-ion batteries
– Development of nanoparticles for various applications
– Polymer/particle based electrospun electrodes for fuel cells

AREAS OF IMPACT AND APPLICATIONS:
– New gerneration of nanofiber based composite proton exchange membranes for PEM fuel cells
– Novel anion exchange membranes membranes for alkaline fuel cell applications
– Nanofiber based polymer/particle electrodes for PEM fuel cell
– Novel nanofiber based 3D structures as a Li-ion battery electrode
– Metallic, metal oxide and ceramic nanoparticals for various applications

EQUIPMENT LIST
– SCANVAC Freeze-drier
– Home made and controlled electrospinning set-ups
– Q-sense E1 Quartz Crystal Microbalance
– Probe Sonicator (QSonica)
– IKA homogenizer