Styrene-Based Copolymer for Polymer Membrane Modifications

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Harsha Srivastava; Harshad Lade; Diby Paul; G. Arthanareeswaran; Ji Hyang Kweon;
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: Applied Sciences (issn: 2076-3417)
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  • Identifiers: doi: 10.3390/app6060159
  • Subject: PVDF membrane | membrane modification | crystalline behavior | hydrophilicity | Technology | T | Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) | TA1-2040 | Biology (General) | QH301-705.5 | Physics | QC1-999 | Chemistry | QD1-999

Poly(vinylidene fluoride) (PVDF) was modified with a styrene-based copolymer. The crystalline behavior, phase, thermal stability, and surface morphology of the modified membranes were analyzed. The membrane surface roughness showed a strong dependence on the styrene-acr... View more
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