Precise and Ultrafast Molecular Sieving Through Graphene Oxide Membranes

@article{Joshi2014PreciseAU,
  title={Precise and Ultrafast Molecular Sieving Through Graphene Oxide Membranes},
  author={Rakesh Joshi and Paola Carbone and F C Wang and Vasyl G. Kravets and Y. Su and Irina V. Grigorieva and H. A. Wu and Andre K. Geim and Rahul R. Nair},
  journal={Science},
  year={2014},
  volume={343},
  pages={752 - 754}
}
Graphene oxide membranes allow only very small hydrated molecules and ions to pass with an accelerated transport rate. [Also see Perspective by Mi] Graphene-based materials can have well-defined nanometer pores and can exhibit low frictional water flow inside them, making their properties of interest for filtration and separation. We investigate permeation through micrometer-thick laminates prepared by means of vacuum filtration of graphene oxide suspensions. The laminates are vacuum-tight in… Expand
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