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Advances in Materials Science and Engineering
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 409572, 14 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/409572
Research Article

Structural and Morphological Characterization of Micro and Nanofibers Produced by Electrospinning and Solution Blow Spinning: A Comparative Study

1Departamento de Engenharia de Materiais (DEMA), Universidade Federal de São Carlos (UFSCAR), Rodovia Washington Luis, KM 235, Monjolinho, 13.565-905 São Carlos, SP, Brazil
2Laboratório Nacional de Nanotecnologia para o Agronegócio (LNNA), Embrapa Instrumentação Agropecuária (CNPDIA), Rua XV de Novembro, 1452 Centro, 13.560-970 São Carlos, SP, Brazil
3United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Western Regional Research Center (WRRC), Bioproduct Chemistry and Engineering (BCE), 800 Buchanan Street, Albany, CA 94710, USA
4Universidade Federal da Paraíba (UFPB), Departamento de Engenharia de Materiais (DEMAT), Cidade Universitária, 58.051-900 João Pessoa, PB, Brazil

Received 24 February 2013; Accepted 8 April 2013

Academic Editor: Pavel Lejcek

Copyright © 2013 Juliano E. Oliveira et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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