Special Issue on Polymers for Membrane Applications

We are pleased to bring to your attention the Special Issue on Polymers for Membrane Applications guest-edited by Alexander Bismarck, Kang Li and Andrew Livingston and published in Reactive and Functional Polymers.

All papers from this issue of Reactive and Functional Polymers are freely available until 31 December 2015.

Special Issue on Polymers for Membrane Applications

Editorial “Polymers for membrane applications”
Alexander Bismarck, Kang Li, Andrew Livingston

Targeted gas separations through polymer membrane functionalization
Melinda L. Jue, Ryan P. Lively

Water vapor and CO2 transport through amine-containing facilitated transport membranes
Zi Tong, Varun K. Vakharia, Michael Gasda, W.S. Winston Ho

Impact of preparation method on physical properties and gas separation performance of fluorinated copolymer membranes
Soon-Chien Lu, Ivo F.J. Vankelecom

Functionalization of POSS nanoparticles and fabrication of block copolymer nanocomposite membranes for CO2 separation
Mushfequr Rahman, Volkan Filiz, Muntazim Munir Khan, Bahadir N. Gacal, Volker Abetz

Poly(vinylidene fluoride) (PVDF) membranes for fluid separation
Jing Ji, Fu Liu, N. Awanis Hashim, M.R. Moghareh Abed, Kang Li

Enhanced hollow fiber membrane performance via semi-dynamic layer-by-layer polyelectrolyte inner surface deposition for nanofiltration and forward osmosis applications
Chang Liu, Lei Shi, Rong Wang

Surface modification of composite ion exchange membranes by polyaniline
H. Farrokhzad, M.R. Moghbeli, T. Van Gerven, B. Van der Bruggen

Thin film composite nanofiltration membranes fabricated from polymeric amine polyethylenimine imbedded with monomeric amine piperazine for enhanced salt separations
Dihua Wu, Sanchuan Yu, Darren Lawless, Xianshe Feng

Composite membranes from polyacrylonitrile with poly(N,N-dimethylaminoethyl methacrylate)-grafted silica nanoparticles as additives
Suo-Hong Zhi, Ran Deng, Jun Xu, Ling-Shu Wan, Zhi-Kang Xu

Positively charged loose nanofiltration membrane grafted by diallyl dimethyl ammonium chloride (DADMAC) via UV for salt and dye removal
Fu Liu, Bi-rong Ma, Dong Zhou, Li-Jing Zhu, Yin-Yi Fu, Li-xin Xue

Study of synthesis parameters and active layer morphology of interfacially polymerized polyamide–polysulfone membranes
Sanne Hermans, Roy Bernstein, Alexander Volodin, Ivo F.J. Vankelecom

Cellulose nanopapers as tight aqueous ultra-filtration membranes
Andreas Mautner, Koon-Yang Lee, Tekla Tammelin, Aji P. Mathew, Alisyn J. Nedoma, Kang Li, Alexander Bismarck

Molecularly imprinted organic solvent nanofiltration membranes – Revealing molecular recognition and solute rejection behaviour
György Székely, Irina B. Valtcheva, Jeong F. Kim, Andrew G. Livingston

Thin-film composite crosslinked polythiosemicarbazide membranes for organic solvent nanofiltration (OSN)
Jamaliah Aburabie, Pradeep Neelakanda, Madhavan Karunakaran, Klaus-Viktor Peinemann

Thin-film composite membranes for organophilic nanofiltration based on photo-cross-linkable polyimide
Sven Behnke, Mathias Ulbricht

Cross-linked PAN-based thin-film composite membranes for non-aqueous nanofiltration
Liliana Pérez-Manríquez, Jamaliah Aburabi’e, Pradeep Neelakanda, Klaus-Viktor Peinemann

Functionalization of polymeric materials as a high performance membrane for direct methanol fuel cell: A review
N. Awang, A.F. Ismail, J. Jaafar, T. Matsuura, H. Junoh, M.H.D. Othman, M.A. Rahman

Ion-fuelled L-Phenylalanine controlled pumping by hybrid membrane materials
Pascal Blondeau, Mihail Barboiu, Eddy Petit

Influence of molecular weight of polydimethylsiloxane precursors and crosslinking content on degree of ethanol swelling of crosslinked networks
Wanqiu Zhang, Xing Su, Baoli Shi, Lili Wang, Qingwen Wang, Shujun Li

Study of glassy polymers fractional accessible volume (FAV) by extended method of hydrostatic weighing: Effect of porous structure on liquid transport
Alexey Yushkin, Alexey Grekhov, Samira Matson, Maxim Bermeshev, Valery Khotimsky, Evgeny Finkelstein, Peter M. Budd, Vladimir Volkov, Thijs J.H. Vlugt, Alexey Volkov

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