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Title: Preparation of aligned nanotube membranes for water and gas separation applications

Abstract

Fabrication methods for selective membranes that include aligned nanotubes can advantageously include a mechanical polishing step. The nanotubes have their ends closed off during the step of infiltrating a polymer precursor around the nanotubes. This prevents polymer precursor from flowing into the nanotubes. The polishing step is performed after the polymer matrix is formed, and can open up the ends of the nanotubes.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Porifera, Inc., Hayward, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1234695
Patent Number(s):
9,227,360
Application Number:
13/654,057
Assignee:
Porifera, Inc. (Hayward, CA)
DOE Contract Number:  
AR0000025
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2012 Oct 17
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES; 77 NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY

Citation Formats

Lulevich, Valentin, Bakajin, Olgica, Klare, Jennifer E., and Noy, Aleksandr. Preparation of aligned nanotube membranes for water and gas separation applications. United States: N. p., 2016. Web.
Lulevich, Valentin, Bakajin, Olgica, Klare, Jennifer E., & Noy, Aleksandr. Preparation of aligned nanotube membranes for water and gas separation applications. United States.
Lulevich, Valentin, Bakajin, Olgica, Klare, Jennifer E., and Noy, Aleksandr. Tue . "Preparation of aligned nanotube membranes for water and gas separation applications". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1234695.
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