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A computational assessment of the permeability and salt rejection of carbon nanotube membranes and their application to water desalination

Thomas, Michael; Corry, Ben

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Membranes made from nanomaterials such as nanotubes and graphene have been suggested to have a range of applications in water filtration and desalination, but determining their suitability for these purposes requires an accurate assessment of the properties of these novel materials. In this study, we use molecular dynamics simulations to determine the permeability and salt rejection capabilities for membranes incorporating carbon nanotubes (CNTs) at a range of pore sizes, pressures and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/103640
Source: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society Series A
DOI: 10.1098/rsta.2015.0020

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