Chapter 6. Glassy Perfluorolymer–Zeolite Hybrid Membranes for Gas Separations

  1. Yuri Yampolskii4 and
  2. Benny Freeman5
  1. Giovanni Golemme1,
  2. Johannes Carolus Jansen2,
  3. Daniela Muoio1,
  4. Andrea Bruno1,
  5. Raffaella Manes1,
  6. Maria Giovanna Buonomenna1,
  7. Jungkyu Choi3 and
  8. Michael Tsapatsis3

Published Online: 30 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470665626.ch6

Membrane Gas Separation

Membrane Gas Separation

How to Cite

Golemme, G., Carolus Jansen, J., Muoio, D., Bruno, A., Manes, R., Giovanna Buonomenna, M., Choi, J. and Tsapatsis, M. (2010) Glassy Perfluorolymer–Zeolite Hybrid Membranes for Gas Separations, in Membrane Gas Separation (eds Y. Yampolskii and B. Freeman), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470665626.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 4

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

  2. 5

    University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Università della Calabria, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Chimica e dei Materiali, and INSTM Consortium; Via Pietro Bucci 45/A, I-87030 Rende, Italy

  2. 2

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

  3. 3

    University of Minnesota, Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science; 421 Washington Ave. SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470746219

Online ISBN: 9780470665626



  • nanocomposite (mixed matrix) membranes;
  • glassy perfluorolymer–zeolite hybrid membranes - for gas separations;
  • mixed-matrix membranes (MMMs);
  • random co-polymers of tetrafluoroethylene (TFE) - amorphous and glassy;
  • mixed-matrix membranes (MMMs);
  • random co-polymers of tetrafluoroethylene (TFE);
  • typical synthesis tetrapropylammonium hydroxide (TPAOH);
  • solution-diffusion transport mechanism - in MFI crystal;
  • defect-free membranes, comprising zeolites and amorphous glassy perfluoropolymers


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Materials and Methods

  • Results and Discussion

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgements

  • References