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Title: Composite perfluorohydrocarbon membranes, their preparation and use

Composite porous hydrophobic membranes are prepared by forming a perfluorohydrocarbon layer on the surface of a preformed porous polymeric substrate. The substrate can be formed from poly (aryl ether ketone) and a perfluorohydrocarbon layer can be chemically grafted to the surface of the substrate. The membranes can be utilized for a broad range of fluid separations, such as microfiltration, nanofiltration, ultrafiltration as membrane contactors for membrane distillation and for degassing and dewatering of fluids. The membranes can further contain a dense ultra-thin perfluorohydrocarbon layer superimposed on the porous poly (aryl ether ketone) substrate and can be utilized as membrane contactors or as gas separation. membranes for natural gas treatment and gas dehydration.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1349734
Assignee:
POROGEN CORPORATION CHO
Patent Number(s):
9,610,547
Application Number:
12/979,565
Contract Number:
FG02-05ER84250
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2010 Dec 28
Research Org:
POROGEN CORPORATION, Woburn, MA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY

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