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Gating mechanism under pressure

Nature volume 519, pages 4142 (05 March 2015) | Download Citation

Liquid-filled pores in membranes have been designed to reversibly open and close, allowing only particular fluids through at given pressures. This enables tunable and gated separations of mixtures of immiscible fluids. See Letter p.70

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  1. Mathias Ulbricht is at the Lehrstuhl für Technische Chemie II, Department of Chemistry, and the Center for Nanointegration Duisburg-Essen (CENIDE), Universität Duisburg-Essen, 45117 Essen, Germany.

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