In this work, a sodium-cobalt oxide (NaxCo2O4) ceramic composite nanofiber was manufactured through electrospinning. The response of the fiber to external electromagnetic field was characterized to observe the heat generation in the fiber. In addition, we also measured the current passing through the fiber under the polarization of DC potential. It is found that the fiber has intensive heating behavior when it is exposed to the electromagnetic field. The temperature increases more than 5 degrees in Celsius scale only after 5 s exposure. The current – potential curve of the fiber reveals its dielectric behavior. It is concluded that this ceramic fiber has the potential to be used for hyperthermia treatment in biomedical engineering or for energy conversions.
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Electrospun Sodium-Cobalt Oxide Ceramic Nanofiber and the Electromagnetic Responses
Bautista, AG, Aguado, JA, & Gan, YX. "Electrospun Sodium-Cobalt Oxide Ceramic Nanofiber and the Electromagnetic Responses." Proceedings of the ASME 2017 12th International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference collocated with the JSME/ASME 2017 6th International Conference on Materials and Processing. Volume 1: Processes. Los Angeles, California, USA. June 4–8, 2017. V001T02A065. ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/MSEC2017-2638
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