Chapter 9. Gas and Vapor Transport Properties of Perfluoropolymers

  1. Yuri Yampolskii1,
  2. Ingo Pinnau2 and
  3. Benny Freeman3
  1. Tim C. Merkel2,
  2. Ingo Pinnau2,
  3. Rajeev Prabhakar3 and
  4. Benny D. Freeman3

Published Online: 26 JUN 2006

DOI: 10.1002/047002903X.ch9

Materials Science of Membranes for Gas and Vapor Separation

Materials Science of Membranes for Gas and Vapor Separation

How to Cite

Merkel, T. C., Pinnau, I., Prabhakar, R. and Freeman, B. D. (2006) Gas and Vapor Transport Properties of Perfluoropolymers, 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.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 1

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

  2. 2

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

  3. 3

    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. 2

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

  2. 3

    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

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:

  • polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE);
  • amorphous perfluoropolymers as membrane materials;
  • perfluoropolymer gas and vapor transport property;
  • teflon nitrogen permeability;
  • nitrogen/methane diffusivity selectivity;
  • hydrocarbon/lightgas solubility selectivities;
  • plasticization-resistant perfluorinated membranes;
  • fluorocarbon/hydrocarbon interaction nature;
  • high-performance gas separation membrane application

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Amorphous Perfluoropolymers as Membrane Materials

  • The Nature of Fluorocarbon/Hydrocarbon Interactions

  • Conclusions

  • References