Journal article

Water vapor sorption and free volume in the aromatic polyamide layer of reverse osmosis membranes

Judy Lee, Cara M Doherty, Anita J Hill, Sandra E Kentish

Journal of Membrane Science | ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV | Published : 2013

University of Melbourne Researchers


Awarded by Australian Research Council

Funding Acknowledgements

The authors acknowledge the Australian Research Council Discovery Projects Scheme (DP1093815) for their financial support. The Particulate Fluids Processing Centre, a Special Research Centre of the Australian Research Council is also acknowledged for infrastructure support. CMD and AJH acknowledge the support of CSIRO's Office of the Chief Executive Science Leader program. The authors would also like to thank Dow Filmtec for providing the membrane material used in this work, Dr. Colin Scholes for his assistant on the VTI as well as Dr. Alex Duan for his help with the XPS analysis.