Jump to main content
Jump to site search
PLANNED MAINTENANCE Close the message box

Scheduled maintenance work on Wednesday 27th March 2019 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM (GMT).

During this time our website performance may be temporarily affected. We apologise for any inconvenience this might cause and thank you for your patience.


Issue 46, 2018
Previous Article Next Article

Two-dimensional nanosheet-based gas separation membranes

Author affiliations

Abstract

Two-dimensional (2D) materials of nanosized thickness are emerging building blocks for designing membranes with superior performance (i.e. high gas permeation flux and selectivity), as a result of their unique nanostructures. In this review, we discuss the recent breakthroughs in the synthesis of 2D nanosheets and the preparation of 2D nanosheet-based gas separation membranes, focusing on the synthetic methods for preparing 2D nanosheets (covering inorganics, hybrids, carbons and organics), the structural properties of 2D nanosheets, the fabrication methods of 2D nanosheet-based membranes, and their performance in gas separation. The current technical limitations and future research directions in this field are also discussed.

Graphical abstract: Two-dimensional nanosheet-based gas separation membranes

Back to tab navigation

Publication details

The article was received on 18 Sep 2018, accepted on 22 Oct 2018 and first published on 22 Oct 2018


Article type: Review Article
DOI: 10.1039/C8TA09070J
Citation: J. Mater. Chem. A, 2018,6, 23169-23196

  •   Request permissions

    Two-dimensional nanosheet-based gas separation membranes

    M. Liu, P. A. Gurr, Q. Fu, P. A. Webley and G. G. Qiao, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2018, 6, 23169
    DOI: 10.1039/C8TA09070J

Search articles by author

Spotlight

Advertisements