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Title: Polyvinylidene fluoride membranes with engineered porosity : role of temperature and substrate morphology in phase inversion processes
Author: Balzamo, Gianluca
Awarding Body: Loughborough University
Current Institution: Loughborough University
Date of Award: 2019
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
Keywords: pvdf ; phase separation processes ; phase separation conditions ; immersion precipitation method ; VIPS ; NIPS method ; Thermal-induced phase separation ; microparticles ; scaffolds ; Porous Membrane ; Composite Membrane Polymer ; fungi ; superhydrophobic behavior ; silane addition ; Ganoderma applanatum ; microfluidic ; drug delivery applications ; Hierarchical structures ; phase inversion process ; Phase diagrams ; electrospinning ; membrane formation mechanism ; macrovoid formation mechanism ; finger-like pore morphologies ; sponge-like pores ; tissue regeneration ; wound dressing application ; Porous Scaffolds