Charge tunable thin-film composite membranes by gamma-ray triggered surface polymerization
Rackel Reis, Mikel C Duke, Blaise L Tardy, Daniel Oldfield, Raymond R Dagastine, John D Orbell, Ludovic F Dumee
Scientific Reports | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2017
Awarded by Collaborative Research Network (CRN) initiative of the Australian Department of Industry
Awarded by AINSE grant (ALNGRA)
Rackel Reis (RR) would like to acknowledge PhD stipend and project funding from the Collaborative Research Network (CRN 2012) initiative of the Australian Department of Industry. RR also acknowledges the postgraduate top-up scholarship from the National Centre of Excellence in Desalination Australia, funded by the Australian Government through the National Urban Water and Desalination Plan. The Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) and researchers Mrs Connie Banos and Dr. Justin Davies for the AINSE grant (ALNGRA 13064 and 14050). Dr. Ludovic F. Dumees Alfred Deakin Post-Doctoral Fellowship and Deakin University and the Institute for Frontier Materials. The Materials Characterization and Fabrication Platform (MCFP) at the Melbourne University for the AFM and XPS analysis from the Physics Department, School of Applied Sciences at RMIT University are acknowledged, while the authors thank Dr. Mary She for advice. The support of Deakin University Microscopy Unit is also acknowledged. Last Prof. Dougal McCulloch (RMIT) is acknowledged for fruitful discussions.