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Membrane synthesis by microemulsion polymerisation stabilised by commercial non-ionic surfactants

Sanz, Javier and Lahitte, Jean-Francois and Remigy, Jean-Christophe Membrane synthesis by microemulsion polymerisation stabilised by commercial non-ionic surfactants. (2006) Desalination, vol. 1 (n° 1-3). pp. 127-129. ISSN 0011-9164

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1016/j.desal.2006.03.156

Abstract

Earlier works had demonstrated that microemulsion polymerisation is a well suited technique to produce nanostructured membranes if surfmers (polymerisable surfactants) are used to stabilise the primary template (sponge phase microemulsion). Up to now, however; same hadn't been done using common surfactants. Present work aims to show this is possible if proper surfactants are selected. Specific formulation selection was done by means of phase diagram. Phase diagram was obtained by conductivity, surface tension and QELS measurements through several dilution lines. Polymerisation region was selected from phase diagram were no globular system was observed. Membranes were characterised by SEM, DSC and permeation experiments

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Additional Information:This publication is available at http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/502683/description#description
Audience (journal):International peer-reviewed journal
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Institution: Université de Toulouse > Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse - INPT
Université de Toulouse > Université Paul Sabatier-Toulouse III - UPS
French research institutions > Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique - CNRS
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Laboratoire de Génie Chimique - LGC (Toulouse, France) - Génie des Interfaces & Milieux Divisés (GIMD)
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Deposited By: Jean-Francois LAHITTE

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