Chapter 10. Structure and Transport Properties of Polyimides as Materials for Gas and Vapor Membrane Separation

  1. Yuri Yampolskii2,
  2. Ingo Pinnau3 and
  3. Benny Freeman4
  1. Kazuhiro Tanaka and
  2. Ken-Ichi Okamoto

Published Online: 26 JUN 2006

DOI: 10.1002/047002903X.ch10

Materials Science of Membranes for Gas and Vapor Separation

Materials Science of Membranes for Gas and Vapor Separation

How to Cite

Tanaka, K. and Okamoto, K.-I. (2006) Structure and Transport Properties of Polyimides as Materials for Gas and Vapor Membrane Separation, in Materials Science of Membranes for Gas and Vapor Separation (eds Y. Yampolskii, I. Pinnau and B. Freeman), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/047002903X.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 2

    A. V. Topchiev Institute of Petrochemical Synthesis, Russian Academy of Sciences, 29 Leninsky Prospekt, Moscow 117912, The Russian Federation

  2. 3

    Membrane Technology and Research, Inc., 1360 Willow Road, Suite 103, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA

  3. 4

    Department of Chemical Engineering, Center for Energy and Environmental Resources, Building 133, The University of Texas at Austin, 10100 Burnet Road, Austin, TX 78758, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Advanced Materials Science and Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Yamaguchi University, 2-16-1 Tokiwadai, Ube, Yamaguchi 755-8611, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 JUN 2006
  2. Published Print: 2 JUN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470853450

Online ISBN: 9780470029039

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Keywords:

  • polyimide vapor permeation properties;
  • polyimides in gas and vapor membrane separation;
  • BPDA–ODA polyimide;
  • transport properties controlling factor;
  • solubility coefficient controlling factors;
  • structure–property relationship;
  • poly(ethylene oxide imide)-segmented copolymers (PEO–PIs);
  • amine-modified polyimides in CO2/N2 separation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Fundamentals

  • Effect of Morphology

  • Factors Controlling Transport Properties

  • Structure–Property Relationship

  • Conclusions

  • References