Chapter 12. Tailoring Polymeric Membrane Based on Segmented Block Copolymers for CO2 Separation

  1. Yuri Yampolskii3 and
  2. Benny Freeman4
  1. Anja Car1,
  2. Wilfredo Yave1,
  3. Klaus-Viktor Peinemann1 and
  4. Chrtomir Stropnik2

Published Online: 30 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470665626.ch12

Membrane Gas Separation

Membrane Gas Separation

How to Cite

Car, A., Yave, W., Peinemann, K.-V. and Stropnik, C. (2010) Tailoring Polymeric Membrane Based on Segmented Block Copolymers for CO2 Separation, in Membrane Gas Separation (eds Y. Yampolskii and B. Freeman), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470665626.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 3

    A. V. Topchiev Institute of Petrochemical Synthesis, Russian Academy of Sciences, 29 Leninsky Pr., 119991, Moscow, Russia

  2. 4

    University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute of Material Research, GKSS-Research Centre Geesthacht GmbH, Max-Planck-Str.1, 21502 Geesthacht, Germany

  2. 2

    University of Maribor, Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Smetanova 17, Slovenia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JUN 2010
  2. Published Print: 13 AUG 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470746219

Online ISBN: 9780470665626



  • tailoring polymeric membrane - and segmented block copolymers for CO2 separation;
  • global CO2 consumption - merchant market, food, beverage, chemical and other industries;
  • commercial membranes for CO2 removal - being polymer based;
  • morphology study, most important research topics in polymer blends;
  • multi-step work of tailoring CO2-selective membrane material;
  • block copolymers and their blends with polyethylene glycol;
  • permeability and diffusivity of 4000PEO55PBT45 - blending with PEG;
  • cardo-polyimide membrane - by RITE institute for CO2 separation


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Tailoring Block Copolymers with Superior Performance

  • Block Copolymers and their Blends with Polyethylene Glycol

  • Composite Membranes

  • Conclusions and Future Aspects

  • References