8. Pore-Filled Membranes as Responsive Release Devices

  1. D. Bhattacharyya Editor3,
  2. Thomas Schäfer Editor4,
  3. S. R. Wickramasinghe Co-Editor5 and
  4. Sylvia Daunert Co-Editor6
  1. Kang Hu1 and
  2. James Dickson2

Published Online: 22 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118389553.ch8

Responsive Membranes and Materials

Responsive Membranes and Materials

How to Cite

Hu, K. and Dickson, J. (2012) Pore-Filled Membranes as Responsive Release Devices, 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.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 3

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

  2. 4

    POLYMAT, University of the Basque Country, Spain

  3. 5

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

  4. 6

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Research and Development, Land O'Lakes, Inc., USA

  2. 2

    Department of Chemical Engineering, McMaster University, Canada

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470974308

Online ISBN: 9781118389553



  • pore-filled membranes;
  • membrane gel incorporation;
  • membrane water flux;
  • pore size;
  • salicylic acid


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Responsive Pore-Filled Membranes

  • Development and Characterization of PVDF-PAA Pore-Filled pH-Sensitive Membranes

  • pH-Sensitive Poly(Vinylidene Fluoride)-Poly(Acrylic Acid) Pore-Filled Membranes for Controlled Drug Release in Ruminant Animals