Introduction to molecular engineering for water technologies
Guest Editors Seth Darling and Hao-Cheng Yang introduce the Molecular Systems Design & Engineering themed collection on molecular engineering for water technologies.
Recent progress in molecular engineering to tailor organic–inorganic interfaces in composite membranes
Recent advances in molecular engineering of organic–inorganic composite membranes are presented.
Electrochemically mediated deionization: a review
A review detailing existing electrode materials, cell architectures, and charge transfer mechanisms related to electrochemically driven desalination and selective element extraction in aqueous environments.
Interfacial solar evaporation for water production: from structure design to reliable performance
Interfacial solar evaporation has emerged as a convenient and efficient strategy for harvesting solar energy, and shows promising application in the fields of water purification, desalination, and atmospheric water harvesting.
Active learning a coarse-grained neural network model for bulk water from sparse training data
Active learning scheme to train neural network potentials for molecular simulations.
Resilient hollow fiber nanofiltration membranes fabricated from crosslinkable phase-separated copolymers
Hollow fiber nanofiltration membranes are fabricated from a copolymer designed to withstand exposure to solvents and chlorine.
A multi-scale perspective of gas transport through soap-film membranes
A continuum–atomistic coupled model for gas permeation through soap-film membranes.
Ultrasensitive sensors based on aluminum oxide-protected reduced graphene oxide for phosphate ion detection in real water
A real-time FET sensor was demonstrated for detecting aqueous phosphate ions through molecular engineering of surface passivation and selective probes.
Promoting water-splitting in Janus bipolar ion-exchange resin wafers for electrodeionization
Electrochemical separation processes are undergoing a renaissance as the range of applications continue to expand because they offer opportunities for increased energy efficiency and sustainability in comparison to conventional separation technology.