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Water desalination across nanoporous graphene.
We show that nanometer-scale pores in single-layer freestanding graphene can effectively filter NaCl salt from water. Using classical molecular dynamics, we report the desalination performance of… Expand
Quantifying the potential of ultra-permeable membranes for water desalination
- D. Cohen-Tanugi, Ronan K. McGovern, Shreya H Dave, John H. Lienhard, J. Grossman
- 20 February 2014
In the face of growing water scarcity, it is critical to understand the potential of saltwater desalination as a long-term water supply option. Recent studies have highlighted the promise of new… Expand
Water permeability of nanoporous graphene at realistic pressures for reverse osmosis desalination.
- D. Cohen-Tanugi, J. Grossman
- Materials Science, Medicine
- The Journal of chemical physics
- 21 August 2014
Nanoporous graphene (NPG) shows tremendous promise as an ultra-permeable membrane for water desalination thanks to its atomic thickness and precise sieving properties. However, a significant gap… Expand
Nanoporous graphene as a reverse osmosis membrane: Recent insights from theory and simulation
Abstract In this review, we examine the potential and the challenges of designing an ultrathin reverse osmosis (RO) membrane from graphene, focusing on the role of computational methods in designing,… Expand
Multilayer Nanoporous Graphene Membranes for Water Desalination.
While single-layer nanoporous graphene (NPG) has shown promise as a reverse osmosis (RO) desalination membrane, multilayer graphene membranes can be synthesized more economically than the… Expand
Mechanical strength of nanoporous graphene as a desalination membrane.
Recent advances in the development of nanoporous graphene (NPG) hold promise for the future of water supply by reverse osmosis (RO) desalination. But while previous studies have highlighted the… Expand
Superior imaging resolution in scanning helium-ion microscopy: A look at beam-sample interactions
Scanning helium-ion microscopy (SHIM) offers high-resolution imaging at the subnanometer scale. We employ Monte Carlo simulations to show the characteristics of the beam-sample interaction involved… Expand
Nanoporous graphene as a desalination membrane : a computational study
- D. Cohen-Tanugi
- Materials Science
Ultralow superharmonic resonance for functional nanowires.
Functional nanowires, made from materials such as zinc oxide, offer the promise of energy scavenging and precise sensing due to their vibrational properties, but their high intrinsic resonance… Expand
Evaluating the comfort of thermally dynamic wearable devices
This study evaluates a novel approach to PCS that leverages the time-dependence of human thermal perception that improves whole-body thermal sensation, comfort, and pleasantness. Expand