Engineered asymmetric composite membranes with rectifying properties

Liping Wen, Kai Xiao, Annadanam V. Sesha Sainath, Motonori Komura, Xiang-Yu Kong, Ganhua Xie, Zhen Zhang, Ye Tian, Tomokazu Iyoda, Lei Jiang

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Abstract

Asymmetric composite membranes with rectifying properties are developed by grafting pH-stimulus-responsive materials onto the top layer of the composite structure, which is prepared by two novel block copolymers using a phase-separation technique. This engineered asymmetric composite membrane shows potential applications in sensors, filtration, and nanofluidic devices. (Wiley Online Library)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)757-763
Number of pages7
JournalAdvanced Materials
Volume28
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 27 Jan 2016
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Block copolymers
  • Composite membranes
  • pH-responsive
  • Phase separation
  • Photocrosslinking

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