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Title: Membranes with functionalized carbon nanotube pores for selective transport

Provided herein composition and methods for nanoporous membranes comprising single walled, double walled, or multi-walled carbon nanotubes embedded in a matrix material. Average pore size of the carbon nanotube can be 6 nm or less. These membranes are a robust platform for the study of confined molecular transport, with applications in liquid and gas separations and chemical sensing including desalination, dialysis, and fabric formation.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1168690
Assignee:
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (Livermore, CA) LSO
Patent Number(s):
8,940,173
Application Number:
12/995,160
Contract Number:
AC52-07NA27344
Research Org:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
77 NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY

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