Exfoliation of two-dimensional zeolites in liquid polybutadienes

Sanket Sabnis, Vijesh A. Tanna, Chao Li, Jiaxin Zhu, Vivek Vattipalli, Stephen S. Nonnenmann, Guan Sheng, Zhiping Lai, H. Henning Winter, Wei Fan

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Layered zeolite precursors were successfully exfoliated by brief shearing or sonication with the assistance of commercially available telechelic liquid polybutadienes at room temperature. The exfoliated zeolite nanosheets can form a stable suspension in an organic solvent, providing exciting potential for the fabrication of zeolite membranes, composite materials and hierarchical zeolites.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)7011-7014
Number of pages4
JournalChem. Commun.
Issue number52
StatePublished - 2017

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