Chapter 4. Amorphous Glassy Perfluoropolymer Membranes of Hyflon AD®: Free Volume Distribution by Photochromic Probing and Vapour Transport Properties

  1. Yuri Yampolskii5 and
  2. Benny Freeman6
  1. Johannes Carolus Jansen1,
  2. Karel Friess2,
  3. Elena Tocci1,
  4. Marialuigia Macchione3,
  5. Luana De Lorenzo1,
  6. Matthias Heuchel4,
  7. Yuri P. Yampolskii5 and
  8. Enrico Drioli1

Published Online: 30 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470665626.ch4

Membrane Gas Separation

Membrane Gas Separation

How to Cite

Carolus Jansen, J., Friess, K., Tocci, E., Macchione, M., De Lorenzo, L., Heuchel, M., Yampolskii, Y. P. and Drioli, E. (2010) Amorphous Glassy Perfluoropolymer Membranes of Hyflon AD®: Free Volume Distribution by Photochromic Probing and Vapour Transport Properties, in Membrane Gas Separation (eds Y. Yampolskii and B. Freeman), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470665626.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 5

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

  2. 6

    University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute on Membrane Technology, ITM-CNR, c/o University of Calabria, Via P. Bucci, 17/C, Rende (CS), Italy

  2. 2

    Department of Physical Chemistry, Institute of Chemical Technology, Technická 5, 166 28 Prague 6, Czech Republic

  3. 3

    University of Calabria, Via P. Bucci 14/D, 87030 Rende (CS), Italy

  4. 4

    GKSS Research Center, Institute of Chemistry, Kantstrasse 55, D-14513, Teltow, Germany

  5. 5

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

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470746219

Online ISBN: 9780470665626

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Keywords:

  • amorphous glassy perfluoropolymer membranes of Hyflon AD® - free volume distribution by photochromic probing and vapour transport properties;
  • transport properties of polymers - study of structure;
  • free volume and polymer free volume probing methods;
  • Positron annihilation lifetime spectroscopy (PALS);
  • spin probe method, for evaluating free volume in polymers;
  • photochromic probe method, probe molecules, and substituted stilbenes and azobenzenes;
  • photochromic probe method;
  • membrane preparation procedure;
  • free volume analysis - photoisomerization procedures and UV-visible characterization;
  • vapour permeation measurements

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction and Scope

  • Membrane Preparation

  • Free Volume Analysis

  • Molecular Dynamics Simulations

  • Transport Properties

  • Correlation of Transport and Free Volume

  • Conclusions

  • References