Volume 7, Special Edition- 2012

Special Fibers Issue of the Journal of Engineered Fibers and Fabrics
Selected papers presented at the International Symposium on New Frontiers in Fiber
Materials Science held in Charleston, SC on October 11-13, 2011.

Foreword

Structure and Properties of Silk Grafted with N, N-Dimethylaminoethyl Methacrylate via the ARGET ATRP Method
Tieling Xing, Ph.D., Shiwei Li, Xia Xu,Guoqiang Chen
Soochow University

Effects of Heat Treatment on the Morphology and Performance of PSU Electrospun Nanofibrous Membrane
Lu Zhang, Lei-gen Liu, Fang-liang Pan, Dan-fei Wang, Zhi-juan Pan
Soochow University
Zhi-juan Pan
Soochow University , National Engineering Laboratory for Modern Silk

Upward Needleless Electrospinning of Nanofibers
Haitao Niu, Ph.D., Xungai Wang, Ph.D., Tong Lin, Ph.D.
Deakin University

A Multifunctional Yarn Made Of Carbon Nanotubes
Juan José Vilatela, Ph.D.
IMDEA Materials
Alan H. Windle
University of Cambridge

Dynamic Permeability of Porous Elastic Fabrics
Phillip W. Gibson, Kenneth Desabrais, Ph.D., Thomas Godfrey, Ph.D.
U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research

Coiled Fibers of Poly (Amide-Co-Imide) PAI and Poly (Trimellitic Anhydride Chloride-Co-4, 4’-Methylene
Dianiline) (PTACM) By Using Mechano-Electrospinning

Bharat Bajaj, Jae Rock Lee
Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology, University of Science and Technology (UST), Daejeon
Sang Joon Yoon, Byeong Hee Park
Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology

Efficiency of Microwave Heating of Weakly Loaded Polymeric Nanocomposites
Chen-Chih Tsai, Binyamin Rubin, Eugen Tatartschuk, Igor Luzinov, Konstantin G. Kornev
Clemson University
Jeffery R.Owens
Air Force Research Laboratory

Fabrication and Characterization of Electrospun Pristine and Fluorescent Composite Poly (acrylic acid)
Ultra-Fine Fibers

Jennifer S. Atchison, Caroline L. Schauer, Ph.D.
Drexel University

Surface Differential Scanning Calorimeter for Evaluation
of Evaporative Cooling Efficiency

Ruslan Burtovyy, Ph.D., Binyamin Rubin, Ph.D., Mahmut O. Kesimci, M.Sc, Igor Luzinov, Ph.D., Jeffery Owens, Ph.D., Konstantin G. Kornev, Ph.D.
Clemson University

The History of the Science and Technology of Electrospinning from 1600 to 1995
Nick Tucker, Ph.D., Hussam Razzaq, Ph.D., Kathleen Hofman, Ph.D.
The New Zealand Institute for Plant & Food Research Limited
Jonathan J. Stanger, MSc, Mark P. Staiger, Ph.D.
University of Canterbury

Bending and Position Hysteresis of Magnetic Microfibers in Nonuniform Magnetic Fields
Richard E. Groff, Ph.D., Meng Li, Harshwardhan Karve, Alexander Tokarev, Kostantin G. Kornev
Clemson University