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Title: Cross-linked comb-shaped anion exchange membranes with high base stability

A unique one-step cross-linking strategy that connects quaternary ammonium centers using Grubbs II-catalyzed olefin metathesis was developed. The cross-linked anion exchange membranes showed swelling ratios of less than 10% and hydroxide conductivities of 18 to 40 mS cm(- 1). Cross-linking improved the membranes' stability to hydroxide degradation compared to their non-cross-linked analogues.
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Journal Article
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Journal Name: ChemComm; Journal Volume: 50; Journal Issue: 31
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USDOE Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E)
Country of Publication:
United States