Table 1

List of the most relevant experimental conditions in the electrospray deposition of 360-nm polystyrene nanospheres
Distance (cm) Needle's voltage (V) Sample's voltage (V) Deposition rate (ml/h) Conductivity (μS) Dissolution Qualitative assessment
10 10,000 −2,350 0.41 8.35 50:50 isopropanol/water nanopolystyrene Few dispersed nanospheres
10 7,500 −2,500 0.74 8.35 50:50 isopropanol/water nanopolystyrene Few dispersed nanospheres
10 14,000 0 1.3 350 Water nanopolystyrene Few dispersed nanospheres
14 14,000 0 0.3 350 Water nanopolystyrene Few dispersed nanospheres
14,5 11,570 0 2 350 Water nanopolystyrene Lots of dispersed nanospheres
14,5 9,000 −1,000 0.2 350 Water nanopolystyrene Few dispersed nanospheres
14,5 9,000 −1,000 0.2 350 Water nanopolystyrene Few dispersed nanospheres
14 9,000 −1,000 0.6 4,100 50:50 water nanopolystyrene/distilled water + 1.5% formic acid Semi-covered layer of scattered nanospheres
14 9,000 −1,000 2.2 350 Water nanopolystyrene Tens of 3D ordered layers

In all the processes, the humidity was monitored during deposition and typically was 20%.

Coll et al.

Coll et al. Nanoscale Research Letters 2013 8:26   doi:10.1186/1556-276X-8-26

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