Chapter 7 Design of Advanced Membranes and Substrates for Water Purification and Desalination

James Economy, Jinwen Wang, Chaoyi Ba

Center of Advanced Materials for the Purification of Water with Systems, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA

  1. Overview 96

  2. Novel Method to Make a Continuous Micro-Mesopore Membrane with Tailored Surface Chemistry for Use in Nanofiltration 97

  3. Deposition of Polyelectrolyte Complex Films under Pressure and from Organic Solvents 99

  4. Solvent Resistant Hydrolyzed Polyacrylonitrile Membranes 100

  5. Polyimides Membranes for Nanofiltration 101

  6. Conclusions 104


To be useful in a desalination process, membranes must exhibit ...

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