Chapter 11. The Impact of Physical Aging of Amorphous Glassy Polymers on Gas Separation Membranes

  1. Yuri Yampolskii2,
  2. Ingo Pinnau3 and
  3. Benny Freeman4
  1. Peter H. Pfromm

Published Online: 26 JUN 2006

DOI: 10.1002/047002903X.ch11

Materials Science of Membranes for Gas and Vapor Separation

Materials Science of Membranes for Gas and Vapor Separation

How to Cite

Pfromm, P. H. (2006) The Impact of Physical Aging of Amorphous Glassy Polymers on Gas Separation Membranes, 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.ch11

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 Chemical Engineering, 105 Durland Hall, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA

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:

  • amorphous glassy polymers;
  • physical aging (or structural relaxation) - glassy polymer phenomenon;
  • aging impact of glassy polymer on gas separation membranes;
  • physical aging in glassy polymers;
  • glassy polymer thickness-dependence of aging;
  • Wide-Angle X-Ray Diffraction (WAXD) Patterns;
  • thickness dependent aging implications in membrane gas separations;
  • thin glassy polymer film behavior

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Scope

  • Observations on Integral–Asymmetric Membranes

  • Physical Aging of Glassy Polymers

  • The Thickness-dependence of Aging in Glassy Polymers

  • Implications of Thickness-dependent Aging for Practical Membrane Gas Separations

  • Concluding Remarks

  • References