DESALINATION

A new type of artificial water channels

Desalination membranes based on the water transport through transient channels shows a new way to achieve high permeability and selectivity

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Fig. 1: Mimicking nature’s water membrane channels.

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Noy, A., Wanunu, M. A new type of artificial water channels. Nat. Nanotechnol. 15, 9–10 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41565-019-0617-5

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