Special Issue "Physico-Chemical Methods for Modification of Polymeric Gas Separating Membranes"

A special issue of Polymers (ISSN 2073-4360). This special issue belongs to the section "Polymer Membranes and Films".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (10 September 2023) | Viewed by 350

Special Issue Editor

Enikolopov Institute of Synthetic Polymeric Materials, Russian Academy of Sciences, 117393 Moscow, Russia
Interests: polymer synthesis; thin films; polymer science; polymeric materials; polymerization; crosslinking; DSC; TGA; polymers; thermal properties

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

The majority of data on gas separation using polymeric membranes relate to the homopolymers. Variation of chemical structure inside the repeating unit is the most popular instrument currently used to obtain polymeric gas separating membranes with better characteristics. This approach meets definite obvious limitations because some characteristics of any polymer contradict each other, such as gas permeability, selectivity of permeability, and so on. In this connection, introducing into polymer membrane an additional new variable using its physico-chemical modification may solve this problem. A list of appropriate modification methods used for this goal includes volume modification (cross-linking, the introduction of filler, or another functional additive), as well as the surface modification of membrane (grafting, fluorination, cold plasma treatment). I think such a topic is specific and wide enough simultaneously. I hope it will be of interest to many specialists working in this area.

Prof. Dr. Alexander A. Kuznetsov
Guest Editor

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