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CO2-Responsive polymer membranes with gas-tunable pore size

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Abstract

We report a smart polymer membrane whose pore can be switched between the “closed” and “open” state just by passing CO2 and Ar in solution respectively. Compared with other stimuli, such as pH or temperature change, gas is an environmentally friendly and cost-effective stimulus for reversibly tuning the pore size and imparting the size selectivity of the membrane.

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Submitted
09 Jul 2017
Accepted
03 Aug 2017
First published
04 Aug 2017

Chem. Commun., 2017,53, 9574-9577
Article type
Communication

CO2-Responsive polymer membranes with gas-tunable pore size

L. Dong, W. Fan, H. Zhang, M. Chen and Y. Zhao, Chem. Commun., 2017, 53, 9574
DOI: 10.1039/C7CC05291J

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