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Title: Recent progress in molecular engineering to tailor organic–inorganic interfaces in composite membranes

Abstract

Organic-inorganic composite membranes are of great interest in modern water treatment processes because they offer potentially superior separation efficiency and advanced funtionality by integrating the properties of polymers and inorganics. The biggest challenge in the fabrication and applications of organic-inorganic composite membranes is the incompatibility of organic-inorganic interfaces. In this minireview, we summarize the most recent advances in molecular engineering to tailor the properties of interfaces in composite membranes. Three typical models (i.e. mixed matrix model, interface composite model, and dual-layer composite model) are presented to demonstrate how to regulate these interfaces via molecular engineering and how the interfacial properties ultimately affect the membrane performance.

Authors:
ORCiD logo [1];  [2]; ORCiD logo [2]; ORCiD logo [3]
  1. Sun Yat-Sen Univ., Guangzhou (China)
  2. Sun Yat-Sen Univ., Guangzhou (China); Southern Marine Science and Engineering Guangdong Laboratory Zhuhai (China)
  3. Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Lemont, IL (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES)
OSTI Identifier:
1633728
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1582678
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC02-06CH11357
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Molecular Systems Design & Engineering
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 5; Journal Issue: 2; Journal ID: ISSN 2058-9689
Publisher:
Royal Society of Chemistry
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY

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Wu, Shao-Lin, Liu, Faqian, Yang, Hao-Cheng, and Darling, Seth B. Recent progress in molecular engineering to tailor organic–inorganic interfaces in composite membranes. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1039/c9me00154a.
Wu, Shao-Lin, Liu, Faqian, Yang, Hao-Cheng, & Darling, Seth B. Recent progress in molecular engineering to tailor organic–inorganic interfaces in composite membranes. United States. doi:10.1039/c9me00154a.
Wu, Shao-Lin, Liu, Faqian, Yang, Hao-Cheng, and Darling, Seth B. Thu . "Recent progress in molecular engineering to tailor organic–inorganic interfaces in composite membranes". United States. doi:10.1039/c9me00154a.
@article{osti_1633728,
title = {Recent progress in molecular engineering to tailor organic–inorganic interfaces in composite membranes},
author = {Wu, Shao-Lin and Liu, Faqian and Yang, Hao-Cheng and Darling, Seth B.},
abstractNote = {Organic-inorganic composite membranes are of great interest in modern water treatment processes because they offer potentially superior separation efficiency and advanced funtionality by integrating the properties of polymers and inorganics. The biggest challenge in the fabrication and applications of organic-inorganic composite membranes is the incompatibility of organic-inorganic interfaces. In this minireview, we summarize the most recent advances in molecular engineering to tailor the properties of interfaces in composite membranes. Three typical models (i.e. mixed matrix model, interface composite model, and dual-layer composite model) are presented to demonstrate how to regulate these interfaces via molecular engineering and how the interfacial properties ultimately affect the membrane performance.},
doi = {10.1039/c9me00154a},
journal = {Molecular Systems Design & Engineering},
number = 2,
volume = 5,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {12}
}

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