NANOPOROUS MEMBRANE

Low-energy desalination

A nanoporous membrane made of carbon nanofibres and a porous ceramic substrate shows superfast water vapour transport while blocking salts.

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Fig. 1: Schematic illustration of supported nanoporous fibrous carbon membrane for forward osmosis and vacuum membrane distillation processes.

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Wang, H. Low-energy desalination. Nature Nanotech 13, 273–274 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41565-018-0118-y

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