Zeolite membranes - a review and comparison with MOFs

Neel Rangnekar, Nitish Mittal, Bahman Elyassi, Juergen Caro, Michael Tsapatsis

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The latest developments in zeolite membranes are reviewed, with an emphasis on the synthesis techniques, including seed assembly and secondary growth methods. This review also discusses the current industrial applications of zeolite membranes, the feasibility of their use in membrane reactors and their hydrothermal stability. Finally, zeolite membranes are compared with metal-organic framework (MOF) membranes and the latest advancements in MOF and mixed matrix membranes are highlighted.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)7128-7154
Number of pages27
JournalChemical Society Reviews
Issue number20
StatePublished - Oct 21 2015

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