Studies of blends of topologically distinct samples of the polymer of intrinsic microporosity PIM-1 provide, for the CO2/N2 gas pair, insight into the optimum loop topology required for high selectivity and permeance of thin film composite (TFC) membranes.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Journal||JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY A|
|State||Published - 2021|
Bibliographical noteKAUST Repository Item: Exported on 2021-10-07
Acknowledgements: P. M. B., M. T. and A. B. F. would like to thank the support of Programme Grant EP/M01486X/1 (SynFabFun) funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). We thank Emma Enston, Anne Davies, Martin Jennings and Teruo Hashimoto for their assistance in obtaining the MALDITOF mass spectra, elemental analysis and TEM analysis, respectively. We thank Prof. Ingo Pinnau (King Abdullah
University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia) for kindly providing the porous polyacrylonitrile (PAN) membrane (Sepro PA350 ultrafiltration membrane) used in preparation of TFC membranes.