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A novel class of gas separation membrane based on organic ionic plastic crystals

journal contribution
posted on 14.11.2016, 00:00 authored by Jonathan McDonald, D R MacFarlane, Maria ForsythMaria Forsyth, Jenny PringleJenny Pringle
The first use of organic ionic plastic crystals (OIPCs) as CO2 separation membranes is reported. The novel OIPC/PVDF nanofiber composites show CO2/N2 ideal selectivities of 30 at 35 °C. The dependence of gas permeability on the thermal phase of the plastic crystals is discussed.

History

Journal

Chemical communications

Volume

52

Issue

88

Pagination

12940 - 12943

Publisher

Royal Society of Chemistry

Location

Cambridge, Eng.

ISSN

1359-7345

eISSN

1364-548X

Language

eng

Publication classification

C Journal article; C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal

Copyright notice

2016, Royal Society of Chemistry