## THERMAL SCIENCE

International Scientific Journal

### FRACTAL-LIKE MULTIPLE JETS IN ELECTROSPINNING PROCESS

**ABSTRACT**

The electrospinning process is greatly affected by the instability of Taylor cone, an instable point can eject a jet, and multiple instable points can produce multiple jets. A fractal-like multi-jet phenomenon was found in electrospinning process with auxiliary electrodes, and main factors affecting the spinning process were studied experimentally, which included solution viscosity, surface tension, and conductivity. The fractal-like multi-jet is feasible to control the fiber morphology and its output.

**KEYWORDS**

PAPER SUBMITTED: 2019-04-08

PAPER REVISED: 2019-11-01

PAPER ACCEPTED: 2019-11-01

PUBLISHED ONLINE: 2020-06-21

**THERMAL SCIENCE** YEAR

**2020**, VOLUME

**24**, ISSUE

**4**, PAGES [2499 - 2505]

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