Advanced Materials

High-Performance Ceramic Membranes with a Separation Layer of Metal Oxide Nanofibers

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  1. Errata: High-Performance Ceramic Membranes with a Separation Layer of Metal Oxide Nanofibers Volume 19, Issue 24, 4325, Article first published online: 11 December 2007

  • This work was supported by the Australian Research Council (ARC) and the NSFC of China (90206043). Supporting Information is available online from Wiley InterScience or from the author.

Abstract

Layers of randomly oriented fibers arranged in a hierarchical structure as the separation layer in ceramic membranes (see figure) are shown to greatly improve the separation efficiency compared to conventionally fabricated ceramic membranes, and remove the problems of cracks, pinholes, and serious sintering. The membranes have many potential applications, for example, removing viruses and waterborne pathogens.

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