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Title: Mitigating leaks in membranes

Two-dimensional material based filters, their method of manufacture, and their use are disclosed. In one embodiment, a membrane may include an active layer including a plurality of defects and a deposited material associated with the plurality of defects may reduce flow therethrough. Additionally, a majority of the active layer may be free from the material. In another embodiment, a membrane may include a porous substrate and an atomic layer deposited material disposed on a surface of the porous substrate. The atomic layer deposited material may be less hydrophilic than the porous substrate and an atomically thin active layer may be disposed on the atomic layer deposited material.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1423459
Assignee:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA); King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (Dhahran, SA) CHO
Patent Number(s):
9,901,879
Application Number:
14/530,292
Contract Number:
SC0008059
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2014 Oct 31
Research Org:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA); King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (Dhahran, SA)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

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