Open access peer-reviewed Monograph

Biomimetic and Bioinspired Membranes for New Frontiers in Sustainable Water Treatment Technology

Authored by Amira Abdelrasoul

University of Saskatchewan, Canada


Huu Doan

Ryerson University, Canada

Ali Lohi

Ryerson Polytechnic University, Canada

Biomimetic and bioinspired membranes are the most promising type of membrane for multiple usage scenarios, including commercial separation applications as well as water and wastewater treatment technologies. In recent years, aquaporin biomimetic membranes (ABMs) for water purification have raised considerable interest. These membranes display uniquely favorable properties and outstanding performances, such as diverse interactions, varied selective transport mechanisms, superior stability, high resistance to membrane fouling, and distinct adaptability. Biomimetic membranes would make a significant contribution to alleviate water stress, environmental threats, and energy consumption.

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Biomimetic and Bioinspired Membranes for New Frontiers in Sustainable Water Treatment Tech...Authored by Amira Abdelrasoul

Published: December 6th 2017

DOI: 10.5772/65691

ISBN: 978-953-51-3662-0

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-3661-3

Copyright year: 2017

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