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Water desalination

Graphene cleans up water

Graphene promises water desalination at throughputs much higher than state-of-the-art membranes.

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Figure 1: A graphene membrane with subnanometre pores is a promising reverse osmosis membrane.


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Wang, E., Karnik, R. Graphene cleans up water. Nature Nanotech 7, 552–554 (2012).

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