Frontiers of Chemical Science and Engineering
Polymer-nanoinorganic particles composite membranes: a brief overview
1. State Key Laboratory of Chemical Engineering, East China University of Science and Technology , Shanghai 200237, China; 2. Membrane Science and Engineering R&D Lab, Chemical Engineering Research Center, East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai 200237, China
Polymer-nanoinorganic particles composite membranes present an interesting approach for improving the physical and chemical, as well as separation properties of polymer membranes, because they possess characteristics of both organic and inorganic membranes such as good permeability, selectivity, mechanical strength, thermal stability and so on. The preparations and structures of polymer-nanoinorganic particles composite membranes and their unique properties are reviewed.