Frontiers of Optoelectronics, Volume. 15, Issue 4, 12200(2022)

Advanced functional nanofibers: strategies to improve performance and expand functions

[in Chinese]1, [in Chinese]1,2, [in Chinese]1, [in Chinese]1, [in Chinese]1, [in Chinese]1, [in Chinese]1, [in Chinese]3,4, [in Chinese]1,3,5, and [in Chinese]、*
Author Affiliations
  • 1School of Optical and Electronic Information, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430074, China
  • 2Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge 02139, USA
  • 3Wuhan National Laboratory for Optoelectronics, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430074, China
  • 4State Key Laboratory of Materials Processing and Die and Mould Technology, School of Materials Science and Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430074, China
  • 5Research Institute of Huazhong University of Science and Technology in Shenzhen, Shenzhen 518063, China
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    Nanofibers have a wide range of applications in many fields such as energy generation and storage, environmental sensing and treatment, biomedical and health, thanks to their large specific surface area, excellent flexibility, and superior mechanical properties. With the expansion of application fields and the upgrade of application requirements, there is an inevitable trend of improving the performance and functions of nanofibers. Over the past few decades, numerous studies have demonstrated how nanofibers can be adapted to more complex needs through modifications of their structures, materials, and assembly. Thus, it is necessary to systematically review the field of nanofibers in which new ideas and technologies are emerging. Here we summarize the recent advanced strategies to improve the performances and expand the functions of nanofibers. We first introduce the common methods of preparing nanofibers, then summarize the advances in the field of nanofibers, especially up-to-date strategies for further enhancing their functionalities. We classify these strategies into three categories: design of nanofiber structures, tuning of nanofiber materials, and improvement of nanofibers assemblies. Finally, the optimization methods, materials, application areas, and fabrication methods are summarized, and existing challenges and future research directions are discussed. We hope this review can provide useful guidance for subsequent related work.

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    [in Chinese], [in Chinese], [in Chinese], [in Chinese], [in Chinese], [in Chinese], [in Chinese], [in Chinese], [in Chinese], [in Chinese]. Advanced functional nanofibers: strategies to improve performance and expand functions[J]. Frontiers of Optoelectronics, 2022, 15(4): 12200

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    Paper Information

    Category: REVIEW ARTICLE

    Received: May. 30, 2022

    Accepted: Sep. 6, 2022

    Published Online: Jan. 22, 2023

    The Author Email: (chong@hust.edu.cn)

    DOI:10.1007/s12200-022-00051-2

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