4. Synthesis Aspects in the Design of Responsive Membranes

  1. D. Bhattacharyya Editor2,
  2. Thomas Schäfer Editor3,
  3. S. R. Wickramasinghe Co-Editor4 and
  4. Sylvia Daunert Co-Editor5
  1. Scott M. Husson

Published Online: 22 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118389553.ch4

Responsive Membranes and Materials

Responsive Membranes and Materials

How to Cite

Husson, S. M. (2012) Synthesis Aspects in the Design of Responsive Membranes, in Responsive Membranes and Materials (eds D. Bhattacharyya, T. Schäfer, S. R. Wickramasinghe and S. Daunert), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, West Sussex, United Kingdom. doi: 10.1002/9781118389553.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Kentucky, USA

  2. 3

    POLYMAT, University of the Basque Country, Spain

  3. 4

    Ralph E. Martin Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Arkansas, USA

  4. 5

    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Miami, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Center for Advanced Engineering Fibers and Films, Clemson University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 NOV 2012
  2. Published Print: 27 NOV 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470974308

Online ISBN: 9781118389553



  • responsive membranes;
  • responsive polymers;
  • interpenetrating polymer networks;
  • polymer processing;
  • solvent casting


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Responsive Mechanisms [1]

  • Responsive Polymers

  • Preparation of Responsive Membranes

  • Polymer Processing into Membranes [1]

  • In Situ Polymerization [1]

  • Surface Modification Using Stimuli-Responsive Polymers

  • “Grafting to” Methods

  • “Grafting from” - a.k.a. Surface-Initiated Polymerization

  • Future Directions [1]