Micro- and nano-characterization of membrane materials

She, F.H., Gao, W. M, Peng, Z., Hodgson, P. D and Kong, L. X 2008, Micro- and nano-characterization of membrane materials, Journal of the Chinese Institute of Chemical Engineers, vol. 39, no. 4, pp. 313-320, doi: 10.1016/j.jcice.2008.01.008.

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Title Micro- and nano-characterization of membrane materials
Author(s) She, F.H.ORCID iD for She, F.H. orcid.org/0000-0001-8191-0820
Gao, W. MORCID iD for Gao, W. M orcid.org/0000-0002-7390-169X
Peng, Z.
Hodgson, P. D
Kong, L. XORCID iD for Kong, L. X orcid.org/0000-0001-6219-3897
Journal name Journal of the Chinese Institute of Chemical Engineers
Volume number 39
Issue number 4
Start page 313
End page 320
Total pages 8
Publisher Chinese Institute of Chemical Engineers
Place of publication Taiwan, Republic of China
Publication date 2008
ISSN 0368-1653
Keyword(s) Membrane
Pore structure
Pores
Membrane characterization
Summary The global warming has led to enormous challenges worldwide for a large variety of communities, particularly these associated to water and water treatment industry. Due to increasing scarcity of water resources, the development of new membrane materials and water treatment processes will play an important role in tackling this emerging problem. In this paper, the recent development in characterization of in particular, geometrical parameters of micro- and nano-membrane materials will be reviewed. Membranes with micro- and nano-pores have widely been used for ultrafiltration and nanofiltration. The structure of the pores and the surface of the pores/membranes may be optimized to achieve much improved flow rate in these micro-/nano-channels. Therefore, accurate characterization of porous structures will contribute significantly to the prediction of membrane performance. It will not only provide an insight into the new characterization methods but also the development of novel materials.
Language eng
DOI 10.1016/j.jcice.2008.01.008
Field of Research 080699 Information Systems not elsewhere classified
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Copyright notice ©2008, Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30017625

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