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Title: Maximizing the right stuff: The trade-off between membrane permeability and selectivity

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Research Org.:
Univ. of Texas, Austin, TX (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
OSTI Identifier:
1536832
DOE Contract Number:  
FG02-02ER15362
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Science
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 356; Journal Issue: 6343; Journal ID: ISSN 0036-8075
Publisher:
AAAS
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
Science & Technology - Other Topics

Citation Formats

Park, Ho Bum, Kamcev, Jovan, Robeson, Lloyd M., Elimelech, Menachem, and Freeman, Benny D. Maximizing the right stuff: The trade-off between membrane permeability and selectivity. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1126/science.aab0530.
Park, Ho Bum, Kamcev, Jovan, Robeson, Lloyd M., Elimelech, Menachem, & Freeman, Benny D. Maximizing the right stuff: The trade-off between membrane permeability and selectivity. United States. doi:10.1126/science.aab0530.
Park, Ho Bum, Kamcev, Jovan, Robeson, Lloyd M., Elimelech, Menachem, and Freeman, Benny D. Thu . "Maximizing the right stuff: The trade-off between membrane permeability and selectivity". United States. doi:10.1126/science.aab0530.
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journal = {Science},
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