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Title: Nanofilms directly formed on macro-porous substrates for molecular and ionic sieving


An interfacial strategy is developed to fabricate and composite sub-15 nm nanofilms directly on macro-porous substrates for molecular and ionic sieving.

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  1. Zhejiang Univ., Hangzhou (China); Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Lemont, IL (United States)
  2. Zhejiang Univ., Hangzhou (China)
  3. Univ. of New South Wales, Sydney (Australia); Univ. of Cambridge, Cambridge (United Kingdom)
  4. Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Lemont, IL (United States)
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Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
National Natural Science Foundation of China (NNSFC); USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES). Scientific User Facilities Division
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Journal Name:
Journal of Materials Chemistry. A
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 6; Journal Issue: 7; Journal ID: ISSN 2050-7488
Royal Society of Chemistry
Country of Publication:
United States

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Yang, Hao -Cheng, Wu, Ming -Bang, Hou, Jingwei, Darling, Seth B., and Xu, Zhi -Kang. Nanofilms directly formed on macro-porous substrates for molecular and ionic sieving. United States: N. p., 2018. Web.
Yang, Hao -Cheng, Wu, Ming -Bang, Hou, Jingwei, Darling, Seth B., & Xu, Zhi -Kang. Nanofilms directly formed on macro-porous substrates for molecular and ionic sieving. United States.
Yang, Hao -Cheng, Wu, Ming -Bang, Hou, Jingwei, Darling, Seth B., and Xu, Zhi -Kang. Thu . "Nanofilms directly formed on macro-porous substrates for molecular and ionic sieving". United States.
title = {Nanofilms directly formed on macro-porous substrates for molecular and ionic sieving},
author = {Yang, Hao -Cheng and Wu, Ming -Bang and Hou, Jingwei and Darling, Seth B. and Xu, Zhi -Kang},
abstractNote = {An interfacial strategy is developed to fabricate and composite sub-15 nm nanofilms directly on macro-porous substrates for molecular and ionic sieving.},
doi = {10.1039/c7ta10438c},
journal = {Journal of Materials Chemistry. A},
number = 7,
volume = 6,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {1}

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Figure 1 Figure 1: a) Digital picture of a traditional Chinese food: tofu skin. b) Fabrication process and morphology of the nanofilms at the gas/liquid interface. A macro-porous hydrophobic substrate was floated on the freshly prepared polyphenol/polyamine solution for a designed time, and then transferred to the glutaraldehyde solution for further cross-linking.more » SEM images of c) PP microfiltration membrane surface, d) nanofilm surface and e) cross-section of nanofilm on macro-porous substrate.« less

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